The Daily Populous

Sunday June 18th, 2023 night edition

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A London, Ont., man has been charged with criminal harassment following an incident in Windsor earlier this week.

Police say the harassment continued with the suspect driving from London to a hospital in Windsor where he took a ‘selfie’ with the alleged victim’s terminally ill father.

Police say the accused posted the photo on social media and sent it to the woman.

He was released from custody and will return to court at a later date, Windsor police said.

Global News has learned that the woman’s father is in palliative care at the Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH) in Windsor.

Protesters had a sign that read, “Why do drag queens feel the need to perform in front of our children???”

Multiple residents and community advocates have spoken out against the accused, with many saying the incident in Windsor “crossed a very serious line.”. »

Ron DeSantis: I’ll purge FBI on day one of my presidency

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The Florida governor has reportedly been working for months on a plan to gut and then drastically reform the US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Mr DeSantis, who remains Donald Trump’s strongest challenger for the Republican nomination, said if he won the 2024 election: “You have a new FBI director on day one.

The proposal has formed part of Mr DeSantis’s response to the criminal charges against Mr Trump for allegedly mishandling classified government secrets. »

Nato meeting fails to approve first defence plans since Cold War, Turkey blamed

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BRUSSELS - Nato defence ministers failed on Friday to reach agreement over new plans on how the alliance would respond to a Russian attack, and one diplomat blamed Turkey for blocking them.

But one diplomat said Turkey had blocked approval over the wording of geographical locations, including with regard to Cyprus.

There was still an opportunity to find a solution before the Nato summit in mid-July in Vilnius, the diplomat added. »

Russia Says It's Selling Oil to Pakistan Without 'Special Discount'

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His petroleum minister later revealed Pakistan had paid in yuan for the first government-to-government Russian crude oil import.

Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov said there was no reduced pricing for Pakistan.

Pakistan has purchased 100,000 metric tons of Russian crude oil, of which 45,000 tons arrived earlier this week, said Petroleum Minister Musadik Malik. »