GOP election official in the Arizona county targeted by ballot recount called Trump ‘unhinged’ and said ‘we can’t indulge these insane lies’

GOP election official in the Arizona county targeted by ballot recount called Trump ‘unhinged’ and said ‘we can’t indulge these insane lies’

May 16, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementThe Republican official in charge of the elections department in the Arizona county where a GOP-backed recount of the election is taking place lashed out at former president Donald Trump on Saturday. Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer took to Twitter to refute a statement in which Trump repeated unsubstantiated claims about the election…

A 50-car train derailed in Minnesota

A 50-car train derailed in Minnesota

May 16, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementA 50-car Union Pacific train derailed Saturday afternoon in Minnesota, leaving dozens of cars piled up in a lakeside wreckage, and at least two of them leaking hydrochloric acid. Police and Union Pacific both confirmed no crew members were injured in the derailment. A company spokesperson told Insider in a statement that the…

The Associated Press pushes back on Israel’s claim about Gaza media building, saying they had ‘no indication Hamas was in the building’

The Associated Press pushes back on Israel’s claim about Gaza media building, saying they had ‘no indication Hamas was in the building’

May 16, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementThe Associated Press pushed back Saturday on the Israeli government’s claims that the militant group Hamas was operating in the media building in Gaza destroyed in an airstrike earlier that day. The Al-Jalaa tower was home to several international media organizations, including AP and Al Jazeera, which were notified an hour before the…

Israeli airstrike destroys Gaza media building housing the offices of the Associated Press and Al Jazeera

Israeli airstrike destroys Gaza media building housing the offices of the Associated Press and Al Jazeera

May 16, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementAl-Jalaa tower, home to the offices of several international news organizations, has been destroyed by an Israeli airstrike, the Associated Press reported. The Gaza tower housed the offices of the Associated Press, Al Jazeera, and local media outlets. The Israel Defense Force claimed that the building was being used by “Hamas military intelligence,” though…