The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 morning edition

image for Trump has raised millions with his mug shot. Legal experts say it could be a big mistake

The next day, his campaign offered supporters a “limited edition” mug shot poster signed by the former president.

The shot – a defining image capturing a fragile moment for American democracy – has been reduced to a souvenir.

One of his advisers even threatened other campaigns using the mug shot without Mr Trump’s permission.

But those millions, and the millions more that have rolled in, might belong to Fulton County.

T-shirts and hats with Trump’s mug shot and booking number are pictured in Los Angeles on 26 August.

“Copyright infringement can entail various sanctions, including the profits that the infringer, meaning the Trump campaign, gained as a result of the infringement.”.

The charges encompass 40 separate crimes and 161 different acts connected to the alleged criminal conspiracy. »

Smash Mouth Frontman Steve Harwell Dies at 56

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Steve Harwell, the founding singer of Smash Mouth, died today at his home in Boise, Idaho, of liver failure, The New York Times reports.

On Instagram, Smash Mouth wrote today, “Steve Harwell was a true American Original.

Before launching Smash Mouth in 1994, Steve Harwell released a single with the rap group F.O.S. (Freedom of Speech) through Scotti Bros. Records. »

Russia arrests mathematician on terrorism charges minutes after his release from prison

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Authorities in Russia have arrested a mathematician on terrorism charges after he completed a prison sentence.

MOSCOW -- Authorities in Russia arrested a mathematician on terrorism charges Monday after he had just completed a prison sentence for hooliganism, the latest step in a years-long Kremlin crackdown on political opponents.

The number of arrests and raids targeting opposition activists increased exponentially after Russia sent troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022. »

Farms with natural landscape features provide sanctuary for some Costa Rica rainforest birds

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Small farms with natural landscape features such as shade trees, hedgerows and tracts of intact forest provide a refuge for some tropical bird populations, according to an 18-year study in Costa Rica.

While birds thrive the most in undisturbed rainforests, Zook said some species usually found in forests can establish populations in “diversified farms” that partially mimic a natural forest environment.

Three-quarters of the 305 species found in diversified farms showed stable or growing populations over the time of study. »

70,000 at Burning Man festival are isolated, still stuck as rain returns

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Burning Man's estimated 70,000-plus attendees were isolated at the venue known as Black Rock City as rain returned Sunday and closed roads, muddy campgrounds, and one reported death darkened the day.

But the CEO of Burning Man Project, Marian Goodell, told NBC News interview Sunday, "There is no cause for panic.".

"We're very pleased and surprised that there has been such a fuss over us," she said. »