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Saturday June 10th, 2023 evening edition

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The Armed Forces of Ukraine were able to advance up to 1,400 metres on different parts of the Bakhmut front during the day, Serhii Cherevatyi, the spokesman for the eastern group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, said.

Source: Serhii Cherevatyi, spokesman for the eastern group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, on air during the national joint 24/7 newscast.

Quote from Cherevatyi: "In total [in a day - ed.]

there were six combat clashes, during which our Defence Forces killed 138 occupiers, 236 were injured, and one was taken prisoner.".

Details: According to Cherevatyi, the Russians are building up their defences and trying to counterattack the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but are failing.

The spokesman announced that they have information about the potential, command, and capabilities of the Russians.

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Officer who raced to Parkland massacre scene testifies against deputy who stayed outside

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Officer who raced to Parkland massacre scene testifies against deputy who stayed outside.

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A police officer who rushed into a high school building during the 2018 Parkland shooting testified Friday that a sheriff’s deputy outside confirmed that the shooter was upstairs.

On the third day of Peterson’s trial, Coral Springs officer Richard Best related what he says Peterson told him outside the classroom building, WPLG-TV reported. »

Army veteran who disarmed Club Q attacker to lead first Pride parade since the shooting

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Organizers in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are preparing for the city’s first Pride parade since a November 2022 shooting at an LGBTQ club in the city that left five people dead and 17 others injured.

Richard Fierro, a decorated Army veteran who was one of two individuals who tackled and subdued the gunman inside Club Q, will lead the Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Pride in remembrance of the five people killed in the shooting.

Sabrina Aston, the mother of Daniel Aston, 28, who died in the shooting, will also be walking in the parade. »

Serbia discusses price of French Rafale jets, in shift from ally Russia

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BELGRADE, June 9 (Reuters) - Serbia is still seeking to buy Rafale fighter jets from France's Dassault but is discussing the price and related weapons systems, the president said on Friday, in a further sign of Belgrade's shift away from its longtime arms supplier Russia.

Vucic said purchasing Rafale jets "would make Serbia a different country and a much bigger force.".

In addition to Soviet and Russian air defences, Serbia has Chinese combat drones and mid-range surface-to-air missiles. »

Man gets sued after leaving his blind date and her 23 relatives at restaurant

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A man in China ended up in a legal battle after walking out on a blind date who expected him to pay for her and 23 of her relatives.

To Liu’s surprise, Zhang arrived at the restaurant accompanied by 23 relatives, who joined them on their date.

Legal experts argued that the presence of 23 relatives during what was supposed to be a blind date surpassed far beyond generally accepted norms. »