The Daily Populous

Tuesday August 22nd, 2023 evening edition

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The $200,000 bond approved for Donald Trump in the Georgia election interference case is significant as it suggests the former president "cannot be trusted" to surrender to authorities for processing, according to a legal expert.

Trump said in a Truth Social post that he will surrender on Thursday, while attacking the Georgia investigation as a "witch hunt.".

Former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves after speaking at the Republican Party of Iowa's 2023 Lincoln Dinner at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines on July 28, 2023.

A judge has set a $200,000 bond for Trump in the Georgia election interference case.

"The failed District Attorney of Fulton County (Atlanta), Fani Willis, insisted on a $200,000 Bond from me," Trump wrote.

"Would I be able to take my very 'understated' airplane with the gold TRUMP affixed for all to see.

ET: This article has been amended to say that Donald Trump and the defendants have until August 25 to surrender, not August 23. »

Ukraine says it will pay people who report corruption and bribery 10% of the cash that gets recovered

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The European Union has long emphasized that tackling corruption is a key condition to Ukraine being able to join.

The NACP, whose latest initiative was developed with EU support, is one of three bodies devoted to rooting out corruption in the country. »

Putin’s adviser says U.S. is using brainwashing to make gay Ukrainian super-soldiers

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An adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that Ukraine’s military will become “unified through gay sex” like the Greek Spartans.

While the comment may seem bizarre, it’s just the latest example of Russian authorities using anti-LGBTQ+ nationalist sentiment to justify its unprovoked war against Ukraine.

Markov said the U.S. and Ukraine will use “neuro-linguistic programming” and other brainwashing techniques to turn Ukrainian soldiers gay against their will. »

Central America parliament expels Taiwan, makes China permanent observer

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Aug 21 (Reuters) - The Central American Parliament on Monday voted to expel Taiwan after more than two decades as a permanent observer and replace it with China, whose growing economic influence in Latin America has increasingly marginalized Taipei.

The six-nation parliament, known as Parlacen, convened in the Nicaraguan capital Managua where local legislators proposed adding China, which claims democratically ruled Taiwan as its own territory.

"Since 1999, Taiwan has served as a strong partner in its role as a permanent observer of the Central American Parliament, encouraging good governance and economic development in our Hemisphere," the senators said in a joint statement. »