The Daily Populous

Friday September 1st, 2023 morning edition

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Donald Trump, once banned from YouTube, will return to the video site in an unexpected way after the Georgia judge overseeing the former president’s election interference case announced that the trial will be livestreamed on the Fulton County Court’s channel.

Judge Scott McAfee announced the trial’s broadcast Thursday, soon after Trump pleaded not guilty to the state racketeering and other charges related to efforts his and his 18 co-defendants’ attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in the Peach State.

Trump was officially booked on felony charges last week in Atlanta.

It was his fourth arrest this year and the first time an American president had his mugshot taken.

As it stands now, Georgia will offer a rare glimpse into Trump’s multiple criminal proceedings, as the other three cases he’s facing — in New York, and federal charges in Washington, D.C. and Florida — have barred cameras from the courthouse.

In March 2023, Trump’s official YouTube page was reinstated, over two years after the account was initially indefinitely restricted — and then permanently banned — in the aftermath of the January 6 riot on the Capitol.

In the months that followed his reinstatement, Trump has mainly used his YouTube to repost his Truth Social video rants. »

Rwanda, Cameroon make major changes in their military positions after Gabon coup

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Rwanda and Cameroon have unveiled significant shifts in their security forces, impacting senior military personnel.

In Rwanda, President Paul Kagame retired hundreds of soldiers, coinciding with the advancement of young soldiers within the nation's security framework.

On the same day, Kagame elevated several young officers to the rank of colonel and designated new generals to lead military divisions. »

Man stopped by US police for driving with huge bull in passenger seat

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Police in Nebraska were left shocked after they pulled over a man for driving on a motorway with a huge Watusi bull in the passenger seat.

The passenger side door had been replaced with a metal barred guardrail that’s usually found in a cattle enclosure, photos show.

The bull is a modern American breed of domestic cattle that is characterised by its very large horns. »