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Sunday May 21st, 2023 night edition

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Last year, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation gave Bud Light parent company Anheuser-Busch a top rating for LGBTQ+ equality.

Bud Light’s sponsorship of an April 1 Instagram post by Mulvaney set off a firestorm of anti-trans backlash and calls for a boycott.

Bud Light sales dropped in the ensuing weeks.

Kid Rock shoots cases of Bud Light in response to transgender activist's post 01:40 - Source: CNN Business.

But Bud Light hasn’t gotten the benefit of support for its initial deal with Mulvaney because of its subsequent reaction.

Shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), the owner of Anheuser-Busch, have fallen about 11% since March 31.

During the discussion, he mentioned that Bud Light is just one brand within the company’s broad portfolio, which has not changed its full-year outlook. »

Russia: Giving F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine a ‘colossal risk’

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Western countries will be running “colossal risks” if they supply Ukraine with F-16 fighter jets, a Russian official says.

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has for months called for the supply of advanced fighter jets to support Ukraine’s defences against Russia’s invasion.

The United States has insisted it is sending weapons to Ukraine to defend itself and has discouraged attacks by Ukraine into Russian territory. »

3-year-old shoots 2 people in Indiana, leading to arrest of man wanted for murder

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Trayshaun Smith, 23, was arrested on Thursday after he visited a hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, according to Lt. Justin Hartman of the Lafayette Police Department.

The Lafayette Police Department said it is coordinating with police in Markham, Illinois, regarding the arrest.

A representative for the Markham Police Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the arrest. »

Mike Lindell’s $5 million contest winner takes him to federal court

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A Nevada computer scientist has gone to federal court to pursue the $5 million prize he is owed by MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell following a ruling by private arbitrators last month.

Zeidman’s attorneys on Friday filed a petition in federal district court in Minnesota to force Lindell to pay the prize, plus interest of 10 percent pera year.

They are asking a judge to confirm the legitimacy of the arbitrators’ award and to enter a $5 million judgment against Lindell’s firm. »