The Daily Populous

Friday April 7th, 2023 evening edition

image for NMSP: Farmington police shoot and kill man after responding to wrong home

FARMINGTON, N.M. — At around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Farmington Police Department was dispatched to a domestic violence call on Valley View Avenue.

According to New Mexico State Police, Farmington police officers mistakenly approached the wrong house.

Officers reportedly knocked on the front door and announced they were police.

When no one answered, officers asked dispatch to call the reporting party back and have them come to the front door.

As officers backed away from the door, the homeowner approached the door, armed with a handgun.

New Mexico State Police said the Farmington police officers were not injured and will not be identified at this time.

Body camera video of the police response is expected to be released in the coming days. »

Ukraine gives Russia two options: Leave Crimea peacefully or be ready for battle

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KYIV — Ukraine has not changed its plans for the return of territory occupied by Russia, including Crimea.

“Ukraine will choose the way to bring Crimea back, using political and military means,” Tamila Tasheva, the Ukrainian president’s envoy on Crimea, told POLITICO.

If they don’t agree to leave voluntarily, Ukraine will continue to liberate its land by military means,” Tasheva added. »

Armenia will participate in NATO maneuvers, abandoning CSTO exercises

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They will bring together 9,000 service members from the United States and 17,000 service members from 26 European and post-Soviet countries.

She clarified that among the participants there were countries that are not members of NATO, and three of them are the republics of the former USSR: Moldova, Georgia and Armenia.

Prior to that, CSTO member Armenia defiantly refused to conduct joint “Indestructible Brotherhood – 2023” exercises on its territory, considering them a threat to national security. »

Graphic designer detained over anti-Erdoğan sticker campaign

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A graphic designer was detained in İzmir, western Turkey, because of an anti-government campaign he initiated ahead of the elections.

Mahir Akkoyun tweeted early in the morning that he was being detained and taken to the Konak Security Branch.

The campaign quickly went viral on social media, with people sharing photos of stickers from grocery and clothing stores. »

TN lawmaker asks students what gun they’re ‘comfortable being shot with’

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“You’re not going to like my answer, and look, I’m going to say that straight up,” Lamberth said to the students.

Confronted by students protesting at the Tennessee Capitol following a mass shooting at a school in Nashville, a state lawmaker posed a question that has drawn intense criticism.

“If there is a firearm out there that you’re comfortable being shot with, please show me which one it is,” he asked rhetorically. »