The Daily Populous

Thursday May 11st, 2023 day edition

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) slammed CNN over its decision to hold a town hall with former President Trump on Wednesday night.

“CNN should be ashamed of themselves,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.

“They have lost total control of this ‘town hall’ to again be manipulated into platforming election disinformation, defenses of Jan 6th, and a public attack on a sexual abuse victim.

The audience is cheering him on and laughing at the host.”.

Carroll had accused Trump of raping her in a Bergdorf Goodman department store.

This was a choice to platform lies about the election & Jan 6th w/ no plan but to have their moderator interrupted without consequence.”.

“I think it was a profoundly irresponsible decision,” she added of the town hall. »

US approves first transfer of seized Russian funds to Ukraine

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United States Attorney General Merrick Garland has authorised the first transfer of funds seized from Russian oligarchs to aid Ukraine.

“While this represents the United States’ first transfer of forfeited Russian funds for the rebuilding of Ukraine,” Garland said, “it will not be the last.”.

US President Joe Biden, meanwhile, called on Congress last year to make it easier to transfer seized oligarch assets to Ukraine. »

DeSantis signs bills banning Chinese citizens from buying land in Florida

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Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida signed a series of bills Monday that bans Chinese citizens from buying land in the state.

One bill restricts Chinese nationals from buying land in Florida unless they are also American citizens or permanent residents.

The bill also restricts foreign citizens of other countries from buying land under certain circumstances. »

Man told he had one year to live at age 12 turns 30 without ever hearing he's cancer free

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Man told he had one year to live at age 12 turns 30 without ever hearing he's cancer free.

A man told he had one year to live after being diagnosed with cancer aged 12 has celebrated his 30th birthday - without ever hearing he's cancer free.

The father-of-two, from Nashville, said he was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2005, and had to comprehend the being told he could be dead by aged 13. »

Bungie wins yet another lawsuit against Destiny 2 cheat sellers

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Bungie's winning streak against Destiny 2 cheat sellers continues with the news it's now been awarded $6.7m USD in damages following a ruling in its lawsuit against LaviCheats.

Bungie filed its claim against LaviCheats owner Kunal Bansal back in 2021, alongside lawsuits against two other cheat sellers: Elite Tech Boss and VeteranCheats.

However, given Bansal is yet to respond to Bungie's lawsuit, it's uncertain if the developer will be successful in securing its damages. »