The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 29th, 2024 day edition

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Jenna Ellis, a Colorado native and former lawyer for then-President Donald Trump in 2020, will not be allowed to practice law in Colorado for at least three years under an agreement approved Tuesday by the Colorado Supreme Court.

Ellis, who is from Longmont, had faced the possibility of total disbarment after pleading guilty in October to a felony in Georgia related to efforts to overturn Trump’s 2020 election loss there.

Colorado’s governing body for attorneys previously had censured Ellis after she admitted making repeated false statements about the 2020 presidential election.

“In (accepting the suspension), I will hopefully encourage others who may still believe that the election was ‘stolen’ to consider changing their position,” Ellis wrote.

John Michael Richilano, Ellis’ lawyer, told The Denver Post that “unlike others in the Trump orbit, she stepped forward and took responsibility and told the truth.”.

“She did this at considerable personal cost,” he added, “having received threatening emails, texts and tweets, also of the obscene variety.

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Ukraine Hammers Russian Air Base with Missiles Carrying Cluster Munitions

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The site had been occupied by Moscow’s troops who used a headquarters and logistics base following Russia’s first invasion of Ukraine in 2014.

According to open sources, Ukraine only fields two major weapons systems capable of delivering cluster munitions at that range – the US-made ATACMS missile and the Soviet-era Tochka-U missile.

The 2023 attack against the Luhansk air base caught at least two squadrons of Russian helicopters on the ground, destroying at least six as subsequent satellite images showed. »

US pier constructed off Gaza has broken apart

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The pier was “damaged and sections of the pier need rebuilding and repairing,” Pentagon deputy press secretary Sabrina Singh said on Tuesday.

Earlier, four US officials told CNN the pier broke apart in heavy seas.

CORRECTION: This story has been updated to reflect that the pier broke apart on Tuesday. »

Peanut allergies could ‘plummet’ by 71% with simple new intervention

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Scientists have found a simple new method to reduce the rate of people suffering from a peanut allergy by a staggering 71 per cent.

But now, he says, “the evidence is clear that early introduction of peanut in infancy induces long-term tolerance and protects children from allergy well into adolescence.

This simple intervention will make a remarkable difference to future generations and see peanut allergies plummet.”. »