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Saturday August 26th, 2023 evening edition

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After the release of the indictment and the grand jurors' names, users on far-right message boards began sharing their addresses, identities, social media accounts and other information targeting the jurors, according to Media Matters.

"These grand jurors' names and other personal information have been linked on dangerous sites, in particular 4chan.

On a forum that has served as a hub for "Q," the central figure of the QAnon conspiracy theory, a user shared the names of the jurors alongside their addresses.

Some users also made explicit threats aimed at the jurors on these message boards.

One user referred to the grand jurors' names as a "hit list," prompting another user to reply with, "Based.

Under Georgia law, the names of grand jurors are included on indictments – a practice aimed at promoting transparency.

However, this approach has come under scrutiny given the continuing threats following the recent indictment of Trump and 18 co-defendants. »

Mother is arrested in Bangladesh after son in the U.S. criticizes government online

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A Ph.D. student at Michigan State University said his mother was arrested in Bangladesh after he criticized the country's government in a Facebook post.

Tanzilur Rahman, who is pursuing his doctorate in materials science and engineering, said his mother, 58, was arrested by the Bangladesh Police on Sunday.

“As a son, it is very upsetting that, because of your opinion, your mother has been detained. »

Top US general says Ukrainian forces have broken through Russian main lines of defense in some areas

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"Specifically on the axes of advance that (Ukrainian forces) are attacking right now, (Ukrainian forces) have attacked through the main defense belt," Milley said.

The chairman noted that Russian troops have been preparing a deep line of defense for many months and it has "mine fields, dragon's teeth, and tank ditches.

CNN also reported on Aug. 25, citing Ukraine's General Staff, that there are signs Ukrainian troops have broken through Russian defenses along the southern front line in Zaporizhzhia Oblast. »

Flying like a BRIC: the unlikely expansion of an alternative order

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This appears to be driven by a desire to present an alternative to the Western-led world order, in particular via the G7 and G20 format.

BRICS is an unusual international grouping, born out of an investment bank rather than from grand theories of world order.

It has some formal tools at its disposal, such as the Contingent Reserve Arrangement and the New Development Bank (NDB). »