Trump pleads not responsible
Donald Trump pleaded not guilty in federal court in Miami yesterday to felony fees that he risked disclosure of protection secrets and techniques and obstructed the federal government’s efforts to reclaim categorised paperwork he took whereas leaving workplace. The previous president was booked however not handcuffed, and he didn’t need to undergo a mug shot.
His private aide Walt Nauta, who’s charged with mendacity to investigators and scheming with Trump to hide containers containing categorised paperwork, additionally appeared earlier than the Justice of the Peace decide however didn’t enter a plea. A lawyer for Nauta requested for a two-week extension as a result of he wanted a neighborhood lawyer to sponsor him.
Trump was represented in court docket by Christopher Kise, a former Florida solicitor normal, and Todd Blanche, a distinguished New York protection lawyer. His authorized workforce has been in flux since two different attorneys representing him resigned shortly after the indictment was made public. Jack Smith, the particular counsel who introduced the fees, also attended the hearing.
The 2024 race: The costs do not bar Trump from running for president. He at present leads an more and more crowded Republican subject.
Subsequent steps: A trial might be months away, in line with our Washington correspondent Charlie Savage. Nonetheless, he added, “we expect the Justice Division goes to attempt to get this over with as shortly as attainable, hopefully earlier than the Republican presidential major.” Trump could attempt to delay the trial till after the U.S. elections in November of subsequent 12 months.
Claims: Hours after leaving the court docket, Trump defended his conduct with a string of acquainted falsehoods. Right here’s a fact check.
Russian forces strike again towards Ukraine
Russian air forces and artillery weapons struck back yesterday against advancing Ukrainian troops, hammering them within the space of a number of southern villages that the Ukrainian Military had retaken over the previous week within the opening section of Kyiv’s counteroffensive. The assault decreased one village to ruins.
After claiming to recapture a sequence of farming villages over the weekend, Ukraine’s navy introduced solely minimal good points yesterday, and the Russian assault on Ukraine’s vanguard advised Kyiv’s troops confronted a harmful drawback forward. Individually, a Russian missile strike killed not less than 11 folks in Kryvyi Rih, President Volodymyr Zelensky’s hometown, which is about 100 miles from the jap entrance line.
Conflicting claims made it troublesome to evaluate the state of affairs on the battlefield, however Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, acknowledged that his forces had suffered some losses this month, together with 54 tanks. He denied Ukraine’s assertions of progress on the battlefield.
Plans: Putin equivocated on the query of whether or not he would possibly order one other mobilization just like the one final fall that introduced some 300,000 males into responsibility and drove tens of 1000’s of others to flee. He stated that he was conscious of calls for one more main draft, however added that “there was no such want right now.”
No less than 103 killed in Nigerian boat accident
Greater than 100 folks died, together with many who had been coming back from a marriage ceremony, after a river boat transporting them capsized in Nigeria early Monday morning, in line with residents and the native police.
The boat, which was crusing alongside the Niger River within the western state of Kwara, “capsized in full darkness and it wasn’t till hours later that we had been alerted,” stated Okasanmi Ajayi, a police spokesman. Greater than 100 folks had been rescued and the search was persevering with, he stated, however the authorities had but to find out the reason for the accident.
River boat accidents are a recurring situation in Nigeria, the place overloading, lax security rules, poor upkeep and the absence of life jackets usually result in deaths. Nighttime crusing is outlawed, however the ban stays poorly enforced.
Geography: The two,600-mile-long Niger, the principle river in West Africa, is a key regional commerce route. It’s Africa’s third longest river, after the Nile and the Congo.
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To really perceive the previous, pick up a print issue of an old magazine, ideally greater than 20 years previous, and browse it cowl to cowl, Brian Dillon writes for The Instances Journal.
“Previous magazines are low cost time machines, archaeologies of collective want,” Brian writes, recalling the reads of his adolescence in Dublin of largely British magazines about music, vogue, artwork and literature. These, he remembers, he relied upon “to maintain me knowledgeable, and furnish my goals.”
You could discover the style, concepts, photographs and vocabulary someway at odds with what you anticipated or remembered of that age. Ideally, writes Brian, you’ll get the sense that “the previous is rarely the previous of current cliché, any greater than our current is solely itself, totally manufactured from the self-celebrating now.”
For extra: Take an on the spot journey down reminiscence lane with the June 14, 1983, edition of The New York Instances.
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