The Daily Populous

Thursday July 13rd, 2023 evening edition

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A Florida Republican running for Congress was captured on camera saying "we need to extinguish the left.".

Anthony Sabatini, the chair of the Lake County GOP, made the remarks during a speech he gave to the Florida Teenage Republicans Youth Summit in Leesburg on June 17.

This is according to videos posted on Twitter by Lauren Windsor, the creator of political web show The Undercurrent.

Anthony Sabatini, chair of the Lake County Republican party, in an official portrait, posing before the U.S. flag.

He has been captured on camera saying "we need to extinguish the left."

NEW -- > Lake County GOP Chair and congressional candidate Anthony Sabatini: "We need to extinguish the Left.".

Sabatini's vision includes "defunding government schools and going to 100% private schools" and "gutting the FBI like a fish.". »

Russia Says F-16 Jets in Ukraine Will be Seen as ‘Nuclear’ Threat

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Russia will regard Western F-16 fighter jets sent to Ukraine as a “nuclear” threat because of their capacity to carry atomic weapons, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

Modern warplanes have been at the forefront of Kyiv’s demands for military aid from its Western allies as it fights back against Russia’s offensive.

Lavrov spoke of a US plan to transfer F-16s to Ukraine, although Washington has not given the go-ahead for any country to supply them. »

Armed 8-year-old carjacked car, led cops on a chase, Alabama police say - Magnolia State Live

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Armed 8-year-old carjacked car, led cops on a chase, Alabama police say Published 3:47 pm Wednesday, July 12, 2023.

Alabama police say an armed 8-year-old who led police on a chase Tuesday before crashing into another vehicle had actually carjacked the owner of the car he was driving.

After obtaining the description of the car, police spotted the vehicle driven by the armed 8-year-old and attempted to pull it over, but the child refused to stop. »

Turkey's F-16s in doubt after Erdogan says no Sweden vote before October

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“The parliament is not in session for the next two months,” Erdogan told reporters in Vilnius on Wednesday.

Analysts say much could cause Erdogan to backtrack between now and then, such as another Quran-burning demonstration or pro-Kurdish protest in Sweden.

“While Erdogan has greenlit this, what he greenlit is sending it to parliament,” said Coskun. »

India votes in favour of UNHRC resolution that strongly rejects acts of desecration of Quran

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India on Wednesday voted in favour of a draft resolution tabled in the UN Human Rights Council that condemns and strongly rejects recent “public and premeditated” acts of desecration of the Holy Quran.

India voted in favour of the resolution that “condemns and strongly rejects the recent public and premeditated acts of desecration of the Holy Quran, and underscores the need for holding the perpetrators of these acts of religious hatred to account in line with obligations of States arising from international human rights law”.

Those voting in favour of the resolution included Bangladesh, China, Cuba, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Qatar, Ukraine and UAE. »