The Daily Populous

Saturday September 9th, 2023 night edition

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Ukraine's outgoing Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov welcomed his replacement and urged the West to “save this world from the catastrophe of World War III” in a farewell op-ed.

“Together, you will accelerate the moment of Ukraine’s victory,” Reznikov said.

While heading the Defense Department there were allegations of corruption amongst some of those under Reznikov, but the outgoing defense minister said he was proud of his 671 days in office.

“For me, it accounts for a period of time during which more has happened to Ukraine than many countries go through in a century,” he said.

The Kremlin’s ambitions would only grow and lead to a new, bigger war, Reznikov said.

With respect to the deployment of Moscow’s tactical nuclear weapons to Belarus, Reznikov called for an international strategy to minimize nuclear aggression. »

Trump overstated net worth by up to $3.6 billion each year, NY attorney general alleges in new filing

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Citing an extensive analysis by valuation and accounting experts, James' office found that Trump's net worth in any given year between 2011 and 2021 was overstated by $1.9 billion to $3.6 billion.

Attorneys for Trump did not immediately respond to CNBC's request for comment on James' latest filing.

James earlier this week asked Engoron to sanction Trump and others in the case for repeatedly putting forward the same failed legal arguments. »

The IRS plans to crack down on 1,600 millionaires to collect millions of dollars in back taxes

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Werfel said a massive hiring effort and AI research tools developed by IRS employees and contractors are playing a big role in identifying wealthy tax dodgers.

In July, IRS leadership said it collected $38 million in delinquent taxes from more than 175 high-income taxpayers in the span of a few months.

“The IRS will have dozens of revenue officers focused on these high-end collection cases in fiscal year 2024,” he said. »

Police rush to reports of ‘ritual mass murder,’ but it was just a yoga class

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Soon after the class was over, a “mass of police sirens” shattered the peace as officers raced toward the venue where the class was being held.

Having seen several people laying on the floor… Which actually turned out to be the Yoga Class in meditation.”.

Five police cars descended on the center where the session was being held, by which time the yoga class had ended. »

BRICS is not a real alliance

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How significant is the power of the New Development Bank as a counterpoint to the World Bank and the IMF?.

There are many and significant disagreements between China and other members (especially India) as these countries are geopolitical and economic competitors. »