The Daily Populous

Saturday August 5th, 2023 evening edition

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Trump wrote in all caps Friday afternoon on Truth Social, which is run by a media company he co-owns.

“All the proposed order seeks to prevent is the improper dissemination or use of discovery materials, including to the public,” Gaston and Windom wrote.

… And in recent days, regarding this case, the defendant has issued multiple posts—either specifically or by implication—including the following, which the defendant posted just hours ago.”.

On Saturday, Judge Chutkan ordered that Trump’s team file a response to the government’s motion by 5 p.m. Monday.

The filing Friday night does not make any request to bar Trump or his attorneys from discussing the D.C. case publicly or with the media.

Chutkan is slated to bring attorneys for both sides to court on Aug. 28 to discuss setting a trial date.

Asked by a magistrate judge on Thursday to verify that he would comply with that instruction, Trump acknowledged it and said that he would. »

A judge has ruled Texas’ abortion ban is too restrictive for women with pregnancy complications

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge ruled Friday the state’s abortion ban has proven too restrictive for women with serious pregnancy complications and must allow exceptions without doctors fearing the threat of criminal charges.

The injunction also applies to women who have a condition “exacerbated by pregnancy” who can’t be effectively treated during their term.

Opponents say that has left some women with providers who are unwilling to even discuss terminating a pregnancy. »

Georgie Grier: Actress who tweeted about empty Edinburgh show has hit on her hands after celebrities rally

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An actress who tweeted tearfully that only one person showed up to see her play at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe performed to an almost sold-out crowd the following day, after celebrities rushed to console her on social media.

After performing her play “Sunsets” at The Gilded Balloon in the Scottish capital on Thursday, Georgie Grier tweeted: “There was one person in my audience today when I performed my one woman play, ‘Sunsets’ at #edfringe.

The tweet, which has now accumulated more than 6 million views, prompted an outpouring of solidarity from celebrities and members of the public alike. »

Pakistan approves security pact with US, paving way for military hardware procurement

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On Wednesday, official sources informed The Express Tribune that the Pakistan cabinet through a circulation summary gave its approval for signing the Communication Interoperability and Security Memorandum of Agreement, known as the CIS-MOA between Pakistan and the US.

The CIS-MOA first was signed between the Joint Staff Headquarters of Pakistan and the US Department of Defence in October 2005 for 15 years.

The security pact between Pakistan and the US indicates that the United States might sell some military hardware to Pakistan in the coming years, as per The Express Tribune reports. »

Two US Navy sailors arrested on charges of sharing secrets with China

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WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Two U.S. Navy sailors have been arrested on charges of handing over sensitive national security material to China, U.S. officials said Thursday.

The USS Essex, a U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship, arrives in Hong Kong harbour for a scheduled port visit, November 16, 2010.

Contact details for Wei and Zhao could not immediately be located. U.S. officials at the press conference condemned China's espionage campaign Thursday. »