The Daily Populous

Thursday March 30th, 2023 evening edition

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February's agreement means the board members can't take significant action without first getting approval from Disney.

I thought so much better of them," board member Ron Peri said on Wednesday, according to Click Orlando.

The board members, who found out about the agreement after their appointments, said they would be hiring lawyers to challenge it.

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In a statement, Disney World said it had not done anything wrong by signing the agreement with Reedy Creek.

"We are pleased the new governor-appointed board retained multiple financial and legal firms to conduct audits and investigate Disney's past behavior.".

"Ron DeSantis invested nearly everything into promoting his narrative of how he stuck it to Disney for having the temerity to oppose his agenda. »

President of Hungary: Russia must withdraw troops from Ukraine to achieve peace

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Details: "We need a peace plan that does not entail a victory for Russia, but at the same time provides for fair and realistic goals," the Hungarian president said, emphasising that Russia must also withdraw its troops from Ukraine.

She also thanked Erdoğan for his role as a mediator between Ukraine and Russia.

It should be noted that other Hungarian officials have expressed a less categorical position on achieving peace in Ukraine. »

Report: Ubisoft Paris workers allege crunch culture, “morally and physically exhausting” development

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An investigation by NME has found that Ubisoft Paris – the studio behind Just Dance – has allegedly suffered from crunch culture, demanding management and disputes with Ubisoft headquarters.

Last week, French union Solidaires Informatique’s Ubisoft Paris alleged that Just Dance 2023 burned out ten per cent of its developers, and involved monthly rates of sick leave.

While Ubisoft declined to comment on the claims, a representative from Solidaires Informatique’s Ubisoft Paris branch alleged the statistics were an accurate minimum figure, but in reality may be higher. »

Xi Jinping Says He Is Preparing China for War

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If Xi says he is readying for war, it would be foolish not to take him at his word.

And riffing off a speech that Xi made to Chinse military leaders in October 2022, it made lightly veiled jabs at the United States:.

Xi is now intensifying a decadelong campaign to break key economic and technological dependencies on the U.S.-led democratic world. »

Some Switzerland residents can now legally buy recreational cannabis in pharmacies

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Decades after pioneering prescription heroin and safe injection sites, Switzerland is now experimenting with decriminalising recreational cannabis.

Currently, cannabis is legal for medical use in the country, but only in extreme cases, such as pain relief for cancer patients.

"People are happy, since for the first time they can buy it legally," said Lucas Meister, a pharmacist at one of the participating pharmacies. »