The Daily Populous

Sunday July 23rd, 2023 evening edition

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Alexander Lukashenko, the self-proclaimed President of Belarus, has said that the Wagner Private Military Company (PMC) fighters are "stressing him out" because they want to attack Poland.

Source: Lukashenko at a meeting with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, quoted by his press service.

Quote from Lukashenko: "Maybe I shouldn’t say it, but I will: we are starting to get stressed out by the Wagnerites.

They’re asking to go west: "Let us go!"

And I’m telling them: "Why do you need to go to the west?"

Details: At the same time, Putin has said that he can see Ukraine’s counteroffensive, but "it has failed".

For reference: Last time, Lukashenko showed a map of Ukraine’s alleged attack "from four positions", and this became a meme. »

Biden will establish a national monument honoring Emmett Till, the Black teen lynched in Mississippi

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President Joe Biden will establish a national monument honoring Emmett Till, the Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted, tortured and killed in 1955 after he was accused of whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, and his mother, a White House official said Saturday.

Biden will sign a proclamation on Tuesday to create the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument across three sites in Illinois and Mississippi, according to the official.

In Mississippi, the monument will include Graball Landing, believed to be where Till’s mutilated body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River. »

Another 10,000 IDF reservists announce they won't serve anymore

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These reservists are joining more than 1,000 Air Force reservists who made the same announcement in a letter on Friday.

"We represent some 10,000 reservists who are telling the government, the defense minister and the prime minister the responsibility is on you!

"I've served om the Air Force for 35 years," said a former fighter pilot. »

Florida man pleads guilty over Jan 6 riot as state’s governor Ron DeSantis insists there was no insurrection

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A Florida man has pleaded guilty to participating in the 6 January 2021 riot at the US Capitol – on the same day the state’s governor called the insurrection simply a “protest” that “ended up devolving.”.

He faces up to five years in prison at a Sept. 28 sentencing hearing, AP reported.

Florida Gov. and Republican presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis, however, downplayed the 6 January events during a podcast interview on Friday with comedian Russell Brand. »