The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 3rd, 2023 morning edition

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Conservative provocateur and YouTuber Steven Crowder has been having some problems ever since he declined what he called a “slave contract” of $50 million to join Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire operation in January.

While Crowder denied the claim, a report from the New York Post on Tuesday describes allegations from ten former employees who say Crowder oversaw an “abusive” company where he continually harassed them.

“Steven was in front, and he was joking about what he was going to do,” a witness said.

The same ex-staffer recalled that Crowder had exposed himself to Jared in 2017 while they were filming a parody version of Ghost.

Another employee remembered that Crowder had showed his genitals to Dave Landau, a comedian and former co-host who called Crowder a “bully” last week.

“That might not be the Steven you see on his show, but that was the real Steven. »

Ukrainian Defence Minister suggests that Russia is preparing new "goodwill gesture"

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Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov believes that due to defeats on the battlefield, the Russian Federation may announce another "goodwill gesture" under the pretext of a man-made disaster on Russian territory.

Details: According to the minister, the Kremlin is already looking for possible scenarios that it can use to justify the Ukrainian army's next success to the general public [in Russia].

Reznikov suggested that the Kremlin is already looking for scenarios for how to "win this back", and there may be a "goodwill gesture" under the guise of some cataclysm. »

Montana Transgender Rep. Zooey Zephyr’s Girlfriend Foils SWATting Attempt

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A transgender journalist in a relationship with Montana’s sole elected trans legislator, Rep. Zooey Zephyr, thwarted a SWATting attempt at her Maryland residence Tuesday morning.

She says she approached her local police department to let them know that she is a reasonably prominent transgender journalist.

She told them she knew of other transgender people whose names appeared on such sites and ended up being SWATed. »

Media: South Africa trying to convince Putin not to come due to arrest warrant

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South African officials are trying to persuade Russian dictator Vladimir Putin not to come to South Africa for a BRICS summit in August due to the International Criminal Court's warrant for his arrest, South Africa's Sunday Times reported on April 30.

South Africa, as one of the 123 countries party to the Rome Statute, is obliged to execute arrest warrants issued by the ICC.

BRICS summits are held to promote further commercial, political, and cultural cooperation between Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. »

Midnight Suns' Nintendo Switch version killed ahead of last-gen release

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As it turns out, the Nintendo Switch is no longer in the cards for Firaxis' Marvel game.

Marvel's Midnight Suns is still coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but its Nintendo Switch version has been sunset.

The cancellation of Midnight Suns for the system again raises questions about how well it's sold since its December 2022 release, and what that threshold was to make a Switch version viable to start with. »