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Mike Jordan, a Texas man whose son witnessed the church shooting, wore a pretty edgy t-shirt during an appearance on Fox News Monday night.

Jordan, who was interviewed by Laura Ingraham about the role guns played in the shooting that left 26 dead, wore a shirt that said, “Buy a gun. Annoy a liberal.”

Jordan said that his son usually carries but left his firearm at home on Sunday when the shooting took place.

“A small town like this, you know, people go to church, they disarm, leave their guns in the car, because you don’t expect something like this to happen,” Jordan explained. “What if this was the day he didn’t leave that firearm at home? What if he did take it with him?”

“If you have one person on the inside that is armed to return fire, it may not have stopped people from dying… but it would have been a distraction, it would have gotten that guy’s attention,” he said.

  • Ty Raddue says:

    I carried in church last Sunday night!

  • john ashwood says:

    you cannot turn the clock back……take the Guns away from us people now and there will be a blood bath criminals would take over and kill as many as they could

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    Biden’s Secret Service Rental Vehicles Burn In Flames 1 Day After His Nantucket Departure



    President Joe Biden’s Secret Service rental vehicles were part of a large fire just one day after he left from a Nantucket vacation.

    The Monday fire at the Nantucket Memorial Airport in Massachusetts included five vehicles rented from Hertz that were used to transport the president and his family.

    “A large car fire involving multiple rental vehicles at Nantucket Memorial Airport is now out. There were no injuries reported but at least four cars sustained significant damage,” the Nantucket Current tweeted in a series of posts alongside videos and pictures of the damage.

    “The fire was just 40 feet away from the airport’s 25,000-gallon jet fuel tanks,” the outlet added.

    The vehicles involved in the fire included a Chevy Suburban, Ford Explorer, Infiniti QX80, Ford Expedition, and Jeep Gladiator. The Expedition was reportedly under a battery recall, though the source of the fire has not yet been determined.

    The airport was briefly closed due to the fire but soon reopened.

    Airport officials shared a statement about the blaze with the Current.

    “At approximately 5:22 am Airport shift staff observed an active fire in the rental car overflow area through the Airport’s Closed Circuit Television System,” the statement said. “Staff activated the Alert system and responded to the fire in Airport-3, where they were met by responding units from Nantucket Fire Department and Nantucket Police Department.”

    “Combined fire resources responded and contained the fire. Several vehicles were damaged. The Airport is currently coordinating with rental car agencies and agency partners to ensure scene safety, There is no longer an active fire at this time: the Airport is open, and aeronautical operations are not affected,” the statement continued.

    The local Inquirer and Mirror newspaper also posted images of the burned vehicles on Monday, noting that the fire occurred in the overflow parking lot.

    The investigation is ongoing, and no results have been made public.

    The president and first lady Jill Biden stayed at a location along Nantucket Harbor over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, part of a decades-long family tradition. Nantucket is a small island about 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod.

    In a strange twist, the Bidens visited the Nantucket Fire Department last week to thank firefighters for their service. The Bidens gave firefighters pumpkin pies from Pie Shop in Washington D.C., according to the Nantucket Current.

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    Arizona County Outright Rejects Certification Deadline With 47K Votes



    The Board of Supervisors for Cochise County in southeast Arizona voted to table certification of the 2022 general election until Friday missing a Monday deadline.

    Voters in Cochise — which includes the county seat of Bisbee and the popular tourist town of Tombstone — cast approximately 47,000 ballots in the Nov. 8 election.

    The board plans to take up certification of the election again on Friday after hearing arguments for and against the decision.

    The board’s chair, Democrat Ann English, said Monday, “There is no reason for us to delay” certifying the election, but Republican supervisors, Tom Crosby and Peggy Judd voted her down, NPR reported.

    Prior to the election, the board had voted to conduct a full hand count audit of the ballots over concerns about the accuracy and security of tabulation machines.

    Secretary of State and then-Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs threatened to sue the county if it conducted a full hand count.

    “The Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans, a civil rights group, and a Cochise County resident sued to block the expanded audit, arguing it was illegal,” the AZ Mirror reported.

    “Lawyers from Elias Law — the firm founded by Marc Elias, who typically represents Democrats and often litigates voting rights cases — argued for the plaintiffs,” the news outlet noted.

    On the Monday before the Nov. 8 election, a judge ruled that the county could not conduct its expanded audit of the election, saying that state law requires at least 2 percent of the voting precincts be randomly selected.

    “By common definition, a selection of precincts is not random if all precincts are chosen,” Pima County Superior Court Judge Casey McGinley wrote.

    Elias tweeted Monday that his firm has sued Cochise County again over its board’s decision not to certify the election.

    The secretary of state’s office plans to file a lawsuit as well, spokeswoman Sophia Solis said in an email to NPR.

    The move by the Cochise board came as the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to certify its election, despite widespread vote tabulator and printers issues on Election Day leading to hours-long lines at multiple polling locations.

    The Arizona attorney general’s office highlighted in a letter to the board last week that there were reports of ballots that were tabulated at local polling places being mixed with those that were not.

    “This was not a perfect election,” Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Gates said. “But it was safe and secure. The votes have been counted accurately.

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    Democrats Plan Major Shake-Up to Voting Rules Before 2024 Election



    The Democratic National Committee will vote on a flurry of voting rules ahead of the 2024 elections this week, with party leaders set to consider changes to the presidential primary calendar that could boot Iowa from its coveted first-in-the-nation voting slot.

    Democrats are set to meet this week to decide on their presidential primary calendar, with several state leaders elbowing one another to claim early-state status. However, doing so may be easier said than done as it remains unclear how the DNC will organize the party’s primary calendar — and President Joe Biden, who holds outsize influence over the committee’s decision, has remained silent on the issue.

    Every four years, the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Committee formulates the rule that sets the Democratic Party’s presidential nominating calendar, specifying which state’s primary or caucus is granted “early” status and in which order these early states vote. The previous primary calendar began with Iowa’s caucus one week before New Hampshire’s primary, followed by Nevada and then South Carolina.

    However, Democrats decided to scrap that calendar earlier this year, opening the process for all states to apply to be early contenders. That decision had been on the Democrats’ minds for years, but the conversation received renewed attention after the 2020 caucuses in Iowa were crippled by technological troubles, delaying the vote count for several days.

    With the midterm cycle barely in the rearview mirror, some states are pointing to Democratic gains in their elections as evidence they should be bumped up in the calendar. Among these are Michigan and Minnesota, which are both vying to replace Iowa to represent the Midwestern region in the early-state lineup. Both states showed Democratic strength in the midterm elections, with the party seizing control of both state legislative chambers and reelecting their Democratic governors.

    Although it’s unclear which state may take over, Democrats are reportedly poised to boot Iowa from its coveted first-in-the-nation spot — and maybe from the early voting lineup altogether.

    “I don’t think there’s any way Iowa stays, and there’s no reason for Iowa to stay,” one Democrat familiar with the process of the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Committee, the group reordering the calendar, told Politico. “From an electoral standpoint, we’ve lost Iowa completely.”

    Meanwhile, Nevada is vying to replace New Hampshire as the nation’s first primary despite objections from Gov. Chris Sununu (R-NH), who argues the Democrats are wasting their time.

    “Nevada wants to go first? Can we all have a good laugh at that? They’re still counting fricking votes. This isn’t something — ‘I get it because I want it,’ like a petulant child. You have to earn it with high voter turnout, transparency, results, quick access to winners, and when you need to do a recount — we did four recounts yesterday — boom, done,” Sununu told the Washington Post one week after the midterm elections.

    Sununu also pointed to New Hampshire law that mandates the secretary of state schedule the primary elections at least seven days before any other state — making it unclear how Democrats would respond. Democratic candidates in New Hampshire would then be faced with the decision to ignore their state rules or face punishment from party leaders.

    However, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) has pushed heavily for Nevada to take over the first primary slot, arguing the state’s battleground status makes it a key investment for Democrats.

    “Nevada is a state that really — that wants people to vote, protects the right for people to vote,” Cortez Masto told MSNBC. “And remember, Nevada is beautifully diverse. I think it’s a microcosm of the rest of the country. If you’re a presidential candidate and you can win in Nevada, you have a message that resonates across the country.”

    The DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee is set to meet on Thursday and hold a vote to finalize its calendar proposal by Saturday, according to officials. The proposal will then go before the entire DNC in either January or February for a final vote.

    The Republican National Committee already voted to reaffirm its presidential primary calendar earlier this year, keeping its current lineup of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada.

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    ‘The Big Bang’: Twitter Starts Reinstating Tens Of Thousands Of Major Accounts That Were Banned



    Twitter CEO Elon Musk has reportedly started to reinstate tens of thousands of Twitter accounts that have significant followings in an event that some inside the company are calling “the Big Bang.”

    The news comes after Musk announced last week a blanket amnesty for Twitter users permanently suspended from the platform. Musk made the decision Thursday in response to the final results of a poll he tweeted Wednesday. The platform has already started unbanning accounts en masse, except for those who broke the law or engaged in excessive spam.

    Employees at the company reportedly learned of the mass unbanning through Musk’s tweets and scrambled to try to figure out what he meant by the stipulations set forth in the tweets.

    Platformer reported that since Musk’s tweet, Twitter has “begun the process of reinstating roughly 62,000 accounts with more than 10,000 followers, including one account that has over 5 million followers, and 75 accounts with over 1 million followers.”

    The news comes after Musk already reinstated the account of former President Donald Trump on the platform despite Trump’s repeated insistence that he will never return.

    The move to unban tens of thousands of accounts could prove to cause further problems that the company is having with getting major companies to continue to run advertisements on the platform.

    Investor slides shared by Musk say that the daily inflow of new users has reached two million, while “user active minutes per day” likewise reached eight billion. The company now has more than 250 million monetizable daily active users, Musk says. All three metrics exceed previous company records.

    Musk has been attempting to avoid impersonations by selling verification subscriptions for $8 per month, a policy that has repeatedly been reversed and reintroduced. The slides said that reported impersonations spiked after he took control of the company before falling once again.

    The slides also show that purported hate speech impressions have been lower since Musk acquired the platform. Musk, who claimed he purchased Twitter to promote free expression and peaceful dialogue across the political spectrum, revealed last week that the company is still defining hate speech with “the same list of terms” implemented before the acquisition.

    Musk also hinted at a number of new offerings from “Twitter 2.0,” including enhanced video content, long-form tweets, encrypted direct messages, and entertaining advertisements.

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    Kim Kardashian Slammed For Statement Over Balenciaga Scandal



    Kim Kardashian was slammed Sunday evening over a statement that she released about the recent Balenciaga campaign in which the company was widely accused of sexualizing young children.

    The brand, which celebrities like Kardashian often wear, displayed images on its website last week as part of its “Toy Stories” campaign. The photos showed child models posing with the brand’s teddy bear handbags, with the bears dressed in BDSM-themed gear from its Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2023 collection.

    “We sincerely apologize for any offense our holiday campaign may have caused,” the company posted in an Instagram story. “Our plush bear bags should not have been featured with children in this campaign. We have immediately removed the campaign from all platforms.”

    Balenciaga debuted the handbag line last October at the runway show in Paris, where models walked the catwalk with bruised faces and bloody noses carrying the teddy bears.

    “I have been quiet for the past few days, not because I haven’t been disgusted and outraged by the recent Balenciaga campaigns, but because I wanted an opportunity to speak to their team to understand for myself how this could have happened,” Kardashian said in a statement. “As a mother of four, I have been shaken by the disturbing images. The safety of children must be held with the highest regard and any attempts to normalize child abuse of any kind should have no place in our society — period.”

    “I appreciate Balenciaga’s removal of the campaigns and apology. In speaking with them, I believe they understand the seriousness of the issue and will take the necessary measures for this to never happen again,” Kardashian continued. “As for my future with Balenciaga, I am currently re-evaluating my relationship with the brand, basing it off their willingness to accept accountability for something that should have never happened to begin with — & the actions I am expecting to see them take to protect children.”

    Kardashian faced intense criticism, including from the popular Twitter account Gays Against Groomers, over her statement because she left the door open to continuing her work with the company.

    “Kim you don’t need the money from them. The red line has been crossed and as a mother of four and decent human being, you know that,” the Gays Against Groomers Twitter account said. “There is no grey area here. Do the right thing and end your relationship with them, otherwise this whole statement is a wash.”

    “Cut ties completely or you’re full of s***, Kim,” transgender activist Blaire White tweeted. “You are very obviously kicking the ball down the road so you can continue your business relationship with them once this blows over. It’s not difficult to draw the line at child porn, and your inability to do so is telling.”

    Political commentator Mike Cernovich tweeted, “Surprised she didn’t claim they are innocent like she’s done in those death row cases.”

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    Ex-Police Officer Catfishes Minor Teen Girl Online, Kills Her Entire Family – Then Dies in Shootout with California Deputies



    A former Virginia state police officer “catfished” a minor teen girl online then killed her mother and grandparents.

    According to police, Austin Lee Edwards, 28, traveled to Riverside, California to meet up with a 15-year-old girl he linked up with online.

    Riverside police last Friday received calls of a girl who “appeared distressed” while getting into a car with a man, ABC News reported.

    Responding officers also received reports of a house fire nearby.

    The three people found deceased in the burnt home are the teen girl’s 38-year-old mother, Brooke Winek and grandparents, Mark and Sharie Winek.

    The fire was intentionally set, Riverside police said.

    A neighbor told The Daily Mail that the teen girl’s mother and grandparents were bound and gagged when first responders removed them from the home.

    “I looked with binoculars from the back window of my house,’ the 68-year-old resident of the Riverside cul-de-sac said. ‘They carried them out. Their hands were tied behind their backs. One lady had tape over her mouth. It was frightening.” the neighbor told The Daily Mail.

    Austin Lee Edwards sped off with the teen girl and led Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase and fired shots at them.

    Edwards died in a shootout with Riverside Deputies after losing control of his car and driving off the road; the teen girl was not injured.

    ABC News reported:

    A former Virginia police officer allegedly “catfished” a teenage girl online before traveling to Riverside, California, and killing her family, according to police.

    The murders were discovered on Friday after authorities received a report of a girl “who appeared distressed” while getting into a car with a man, Riverside police said.

    As officers responded to that report, they received calls of a fire at a nearby house.

    Police said three family members were found dead in the house from apparent homicides: 69-year-old Mark Winek; his wife, 65-year-old Sharie Winek; and their daughter, 38-year-old Brooke Winek.

    The Wineks “were loving people who didn’t deserve this,” the family said in a statement.

    The fire appears to have been intentionally set, police said, adding that the causes of death were still pending.

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    Russian Crypto Billionaire Dies In Helicopter Crash



    A Russian cryptocurrency billionaire died in a helicopter crash near Monaco, despite good weather in the area, the third cryptocurrency entrepreneur to die unexpectedly in recent weeks.

    Vyacheslav Taran, 53, died after the helicopter crashed near Villefranche-sur-Mer after lifting off from Lausanne in Switzerland. The French pilot also died.

    “It is with great sadness that Libertex Group confirms the death of its co-founder and chairman of board of directors, Vyacheslav Taran, after a helicopter crash that took place en route to Monaco on Friday, 25 November 2022,” a statement from Taran’s company read.

    “The board of directors of Libertex Group and company employees extend their most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the Taran family,” it added.

    The statement also noted Taran’s efforts to give back to those in need. He co-founded Change One Life, a charitable foundation that says it has helped more than 30,000 children from orphanages and child-care institutions.

    Taran was the co-founder of the investment platform Libertex and founder of Forex Club. An investigation is ongoing into the crash that includes both local authorities and Airbus, makers of the H130 helicopter involved in the incident.

    France Bleu, a French media network, also reported that another passenger canceled at the last minute, though details regarding the other passenger were unavailable.

    The mystery regarding Taran’s deadly crash adds to other sudden deaths involving cryptocurrency leaders. Tiantian Kullander (also known as “TT”), 30, reportedly died in his sleep last week.

    “He put his heart and soul into the company, in every stage of its growth. He led by example with his intellect, generosity, humility, diligence and creativity,” a statement from his company read.

    “TT was a respected thought leader and widely recognized as a pioneer for the industry. His depth of knowledge, his willingness to collaborate and his desire to always help others benefited countless start-ups and individuals,” it added. “His insights and creativity inspired many projects, people and communities.”

    Kullander was noted for helping the startup reach a $3 billion valuation that included a $200 million funding round, according to the New York Post.

    A third cryptocurrency multi-millionaire, Nikolai Mushegian, 29, drowned on a Puerto Rico beach on October 29. He had recently tweeted that he feared the CIA and Mossad would kill him, leading to speculation concerning Mushegian’s cause of death.

    “CIA and Mossad and pedo elite are running some kind of sex trafficking entrapment blackmail ring out of Puerto Rico and caribbean islands. They are going to frame me with a laptop planted by my ex gf who was a spy. They will torture me to death,” the post read.

    The tweet was Mushegian’s final post just hours before his death.

    The deaths also come as the cryptocurrency market hit major losses in 2022. In addition, defunct cryptocurrency exchange FTX and now-broke multibillionaire founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been under investigation after donating millions of dollars to support Democratic candidates and facilitating cryptocurrency transfers to the National Bank of Ukraine.

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    Billionaire Leon Black Accused of Raping Woman in Jeffrey Epstein’s NYC Home: Suit



    A struggling single mom filed suit against Leon Black Monday, alleging the billionaire raped her in Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan townhouse two decades ago, new court papers show.

    Cheri Pierson claims the dead pedophile arranged for her and Black, 71, to meet at his Upper East Side mansion, where the legendary investor and former head of Apollo Global Management assaulted her, according to her Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit.

    “She recalls desperately yelling and screaming” and she “tried to kick” but “he was too strong,” the suit states, describing the alleged 2002 incident.

    Black’s lawyer Susan Estrich said in a statement that Pierson’s claims are “categorically false” and part of her efforts to “extort money from Mr. Black by threatening to destroy his reputation.”

    Pierson — who says she was introduced to Epstein in 2000 by his ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell and an unnamed Ukrainian woman — came forward publicly for the first time in the suit, filed under New York’s Adult Survivors Act.

    When she was roped into Epstein’s orbit, Pierson was a single mom trying to start a skincare line and struggling to make ends meet. She was paid around $300 for each of roughly five massages she gave to Epstein at the East 71st Street townhouse — where he would masturbate and ask her to perform oral sex on him, which she always refused, the suit claims.

    Pierson then stopped seeing Epstein as he “was not happy” that she wouldn’t go further with him. But then in 2002, she called him “in desperate need for money,” the filing states.

    The well-connected financier had a messenger bring her a card with $300 and the message “compliments of Jeffrey Epstein.” Shortly after, Epstein called Pierson saying he wanted to introduce someone who could help her — and set up a meeting with Black, the suit claims.

    Black showed up in a business suit and seemed very familiar with Epstein’s home, taking Pierson up to the massage room and having $300 ready for her, the lawsuit alleges.

    The hulking 6-foot-four, 300-pound Black allegedly undressed and insisted on giving her oral sex, which he did violently while holding her upside down with her legs over his shoulders, according to the suit, which notes Pierson was much slighter, weighing 125 pounds and being 5 feet 8 inches tall.

    During the alleged rape, Black bit her causing “excruciating pain,” the court papers claim.

    After, when they both were outside, the former MOMA chairman told her, “Black, my name is Leo Black,” before hopping in a town car and leaving, the lawsuit alleges.

    Pierson says she had horrible vaginal swelling, tearing and bleeding that she had to recover from over the next several weeks. She was in pain and had difficulty urinating because of it, the suit claims.

    Black reached out to her several times after, and she met up with him on two occasions – the first time she left soon after out of fear and devastation and on the second, he gave her $5,000 cash when they met at the bar of the St. Regis Hotel, the suit alleges.

    Black called her soon after, saying he wanted to see her again and when Pierson asked why, he responded, “I just gave you $5,000!” according to the lawsuit.

    Pierson claims Black had become involved with women who Epstein had previously been with when they were underage, the suit says.

    But when the women got older, “Epstein simply passed some of these women on to Black, and likely other men,” the filing states.

    “Black, thereafter, became involved sexually with these women, at least several of whom had been with Epstein for years while underage.”

    Pierson, who now lives in Virginia, is suing Black for sexual assault and other claims. Her suit also names Epstein’s estate, which she accuses of negligence. She is seeking unspecified damages.

    Pierson was able to bring the case under the recently enacted Adult Survivors Act which allows adult victims of sexual abuse to file suit during a one-year period – regardless of whether the alleged incidents occurred outside of the statute of limitations.

    “Thanks to the passage of the Adult Survivor’s Act, survivors of sexual violence like our client Ms. Pierson can seek the justice they deserve no matter how many years ago their trauma was suffered,” Pierson’s lawyer Jeanne Christensen said in a statement.

    “We look forward to holding Black and Epstein’s estate accountable for their appalling unlawful conduct as alleged in the complaint by our client.”

    Pierson’s accusations first surfaced in Russian model Guzel Ganieva’s own lawsuit in which Ganieva claims Black was sexually violent toward her for years. Pierson was not named in that suit, rather the incident was described as happening to a “Jane Doe.”

    Black has vehemently denied Ganieva’s claims.

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    Maricopa County Responds to AG’s Letter on Election Problems



    Thomas Liddy, Maricopa County’s chief civil division attorney, responded Sunday to a letter from Arizona’s outgoing Attorney General Mark Brnovich ordering county officials to submit a report on its handling of the 2022 election.

    Maricopa County, one of the most populous counties in the nation, had notable problems during the November 8 election, including printer and tabulation machine-related issues in at least 70 of the county’s 223 polling locations.

    Liddy conceded in the letter that the county had issues on Election Day, but claimed not a single voter was disenfranchised, writing that “every lawful voter was still able to cast his or her ballot.”

    “No voter was disenfranchised because of the difficulty the County experienced with some of its printers,” Liddy claimed. “Every voter was provided a ballot by which he or she could record their votes, and all such ballots cast by lawful voters were tabulated, whether in the vote center or at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center.”

    “The printing issues, leading to precinct-based tabulators being unable to tabulate some of the votes cast, was regrettable,” the attorney added. “But it did not violate the uniformity statutes, and any suggestion that it did is unfounded.”

    The day after Liddy’s letter was sent to the AG’s office, Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisors approved the canvass of the 2022 general election after taking on comments from the public, which included upset voters and poll observers.

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake and her team have previously raised issue with Liddy.

    The letter from Brnovich’s office said there is evidence, including first-hand witness accounts, of “statutory violations” in the contest, which Katie Hobbs oversees as secretary of state. Hobbs, a Democrat, is the projected winner of the Arizona gubernatorial contest against Lake.

    Lake last week filed a lawsuit against Maricopa County officials, similarly alleging election law violations. The Republican is also demanding records related to the Election Day printer issues.

    “The filing today was basically just a way for the courts to pressure Maricopa County into giving us public records we have been asking for,” Lake said Wednesday.

    The candidate blasted county officials over the treatment of “Election Day voters,” which included those printer issues and “three-hour lines.”

    “We cannot allow an election like this to stand,” Lake asserted.

    The Republican National Committee (RNC) and Arizona attorney general candidate Abe Hamadeh a day earlier filed a lawsuit in State Superior Court in Maricopa County against election officials, alleging “a host of errors and inaccuracies” during the 2022 election process, The Daily Wire reported.

    “Pervasive errors by our election officials resulted in the disenfranchisement of countless Arizonans who had their voices silenced,” Hamadeh said in a statement. “Arizonans deserve to have an election system that is transparent and fair and right now we have neither. Today’s challenge is the only way to provide accountability and restore confidence in our broken election system.”

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    Here’s Where the Warnock–Walker Race Stands After Early Voting Starts in Georgia Runoff



    More than 180,000 voters have cast their ballots during early voting in the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff election between Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) and Republican candidate Herschel Walker, according to state election data.

    About 69,297 Georgians turned out to vote on Nov. 26, the first day of early voting in the state after several courts ruled against a state order that had previously blocked voting on that day. A day later, on Nov. 27, another 87,168 people voted in the runoff, according to Gabriel Sterling, a top state election official.

    “So far 181,711 Georgians have cast their votes in the December 6 Runoff. We expect solid turnout for the 5 days of Early Voting today. Make a plan for your vote, be it this week, by absentee by mail, or on Election Day,” Sterling wrote on Twitter on Nov. 28.

    The Georgia Secretary of State’s office noted on Nov. 28 that under state law, any Georgia voter who’s registered to vote by Nov. 7 can cast a ballot in the runoff. That’s regardless of their previous voting history, and the voter didn’t need to have voted in the Nov. 8 General Election in order to cast a ballot in the runoff, according to an emailed statement.

    “Wait times have been short statewide, but some metro area Early Voting locations will have longer lines on higher turnout days such as the first day of Early Voting and the last few days of Early Voting,” the release added. “Most metro counties offer more than one early voting location and wait times are often shorter at other locations in the county. Some counties are reporting their wait times in real time so that voters can choose the location with the shortest wait.”

    The Georgia Supreme Court last week ruled in favor of Democrats and Warnock’s campaign in allowing early voting to start on Nov. 26. Officials in the Georgia Secretary of State’s office had attempted to implement a rule to prevent early voting on that day while Republicans filed a petition with the state Supreme Court to keep that rule intact.

    The Dec. 6 runoff is being held because neither candidate was able to secure more than 50 percent of the vote. Following the Nov. 8 contest, Warnock led Walker by about 37,000 votes out of 4 million ballots cast, data shows.

    A third-party candidate, Chase Oliver, got approximately 80,000 votes, or 2.1 percent. Because Warnock and Walker were No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, Oliver was excluded from the runoff.

    What It Means

    Democrats already were guaranteed to retain a majority in the Senate after Nevada Republican candidate Adam Laxalt conceded to Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) on Nov. 15 after more than a week of counting ballots, giving them 50 seats, plus Vice President Kamala Harris as a tie-breaker.

    A victory by Warnock would boost the Democrats to 51 seats, giving them a majority of members on all committees and allowing the party to advance President Joe Biden’s nominees more quickly.

    “Fifty is better than 49, and we’re going to give it everything we’ve got,” Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told reporters last week.

    A Walker win would also give national Republicans a boost, having seen their standing in the state of Georgia erode toward Democrats over the last few years. A Warnock victory could indicate that Democrats are making inroads in places where they have had difficulties gaining traction in the past.

    Democrats will face a daunting task in holding onto their Senate majority in the 2024 elections, when they’ll be defending 21 seats to the Republicans’ 10. Two of those seats are in GOP-leaning states West Virginia and Montana. Another five are in the swing states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Wisconsin, and Arizona, all of which will be in play during the presidential election, and given the chamber’s narrow divide, the Georgia seat could be a needed bulwark for either party.

    Warnock was elected to the Senate in early 2021 to fill the remaining two years of Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson’s term after he resigned at the end of 2019 for health reasons.

    During that election, which also was settled by a runoff, Warnock defeated then-Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), who was named to the seat after Isakson stepped down. That same runoff also saw Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) prevail over former Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.).

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    ‘Go To War’: Musk Targets Apple, Claiming It Canceled Ads, Threatened to Boot Twitter from App Store



    Twitter CEO Elon Musk signaled Monday that he might be preparing to “go to war” with Apple after the company has largely stopped advertising on Twitter and has reportedly threatened to boot the social media platform from its App Store.

    Musk specifically called out Apple CEO Tim Cook in a series of tweets where he also raised the issue of censorship.

    “Apple has mostly stopped advertising on Twitter. Do they hate free speech in America?” Musk asked. “What’s going on here @tim_cook?”

    “Apple has also threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why,” Musk added.

    Musk then posted a poll, which he has used in the past to make decisions about what he will do at the company, asking, “Apple should publish all censorship actions it has taken that affect its customers[?]”

    Musk highlighted an account that claimed to have been silenced by Apple and asked, “Who else has Apple censored?”

    Musk also renewed his criticisms of the fees that Apple charges app developers, “Did you know Apple puts a secret 30% tax on everything you buy through their App Store?”

    Musk stated back in May that “Apple’s store is like having a 30% tax on the Internet.”

    “Definitely not ok,” he said. “Literally 10 times higher than it should be.”

    Musk also shared a meme suggesting he would rather “Go To War” with Apple than “Pay 30%.”

    In 2018, Cook said at an event in New York City that tech companies have a moral obligation to ban certain people and certain types of content from social media and technology platforms, going so far as to suggest that not banning them is “a sin.”

    “We only have one message for those who seek to push hate, division, and violence: You have no place on our platforms,” Cook said. “You have no home here.”

    “If we can’t be clear on moral questions like these, then we’ve got big problems,” Cook continued. “I believe the most sacred thing that each of us is given is our judgment, our morality, our own innate desire to separate right from wrong. Choosing to set that responsibility aside at a moment of trial is a sin.”

    Musk said Friday that he would start creating smartphones if Apple and Google remove Twitter from their app stores, which would be highly damaging to Twitter.

    Musk’s remarks came in response to a tweet from political commentator Liz Wheeler, who wrote: “If Apple & Google boot Twitter from their app stores, @elonmusk should produce his own smartphone.”

    “Half the country would happily ditch the biased, snooping iPhone & Android,” she said. “The man builds rockets to Mars, a silly little smartphone should be easy, right?”

    Musk responded, “I certainly hope it does not come to that, but, yes, if there is no other choice, I will make an alternative phone.”

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    Musk Releasing Files on How Twitter Suppressed Free Speech



    Twitter CEO Elon Musk said Monday that he will soon be releasing files on how the social media platform has engaged in suppressing free speech.

    “The Twitter Files on free speech suppression soon to be published on Twitter itself,” Musk tweeted. “The public deserves to know what really happened.”

    Musk responded to a user earlier this month who tweeted, “Raise your hand if you think @ElonMusk should make public all internal discussions about the decision to censor the @NYPost’s story on Hunter Biden’s laptop before the 2020 Election in the interest of Transparency.”

    “This is necessary to restore public trust,” Musk replied.

    The New York Post first reported messages from Biden’s laptop in October 2020, weeks before a presidential election. Social media giants, including Twitter, cracked down on the story to prevent its spread. Current and former national security officials claimed at the time that the Biden story was likely Russian disinformation and a veiled attempt from Moscow to intervene in U.S. elections.

    Media outlets such as The Washington Examiner, CBS News, The New York Times, and The Washington Post have confirmed the laptop’s contents and messages, in part regarding foreign business deals Hunter Biden worked on in Ukraine, China, and elsewhere.

    Twitter initially banned the Post’s story on the social media platform. Users were blocked from posting the link to the story or direct messaging it to other users. Twitter also locked the Post’s account for weeks, saying that the Post’s story violated Twitter’s rules against “hacked materials” despite lacking evidence that the materials were obtained through hacking.

    Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey later admitted that Twitter made a mistake in taking action against the Post over its Biden laptop story.

    “We were called here today because of an enforcement decision we made against the New York Post based on a policy we created in 2018 to prevent Twitter from being used to spread hacked materials. This resulted in us blocking people from sharing a New York Post article publicly or privately,” Dorsey said in November 2020 testimony to Congress. “We made a quick interpretation using no other evidence that the materials in the article were obtained through hacking, and according to our policy, we blocked them from being spread. Upon further consideration, we admitted this action was wrong and corrected it within 24 hours.”

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    Warning from US Embassy Hints at Communist Country’s Next Move



    The U.S. embassy in China released a statement Monday morning calling on U.S. citizens in the country to “keep a 14-day supply of medications, bottled water, and food for yourself and any members of your household.”

    “The People’s Republic of China (PRC) authorities have expanded COVID-19 prevention restrictions and control measures as outbreaks occur. These measures may include residential quarantines, mass testing, closures, transportation disruptions, lockdowns, and possible family separation. Ambassador Burns and other Mission officials have regularly raised our concerns on many of these issues directly with senior PRC officials and will continue to do so,” the statement reads.

    David Tafuri, a former State Department official and foreign policy adviser to the Obama campaign, says the State Department is trying to get ahead of the situation and prevent citizens from being caught up in a tense situation inside China.

    “I think this is a message to U.S. citizens in China that the State Department believes the combination of further anti-COVID measures and a potential crackdown on protesters by China could result in further lockdowns and travel bans that could put U.S. citizens at risk for arrest if they leave their homes,” Tafuri said.

    Tumultuous protests broke out in several Chinese cities over the country’s “zero-COVID” policy and a deadly fire in a high-rise building that cost 10 people their lives.

    The building, located in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang province, had been in partial lockdown for nearly two months.

    Miles Yu, a senior fellow and director of the China Center at Hudson Institute, told Fox News Digital that the burning death of 10 people was a trigger for social uprisings, making them different from previous ones in the country.

    “The previous [protests] are mostly people from the lower part of the social stratification — that is, the migrant workers. They are the social dispossessed. This time primarily is led by what you might call middle-class people who own properties,” said Yu. He added that the recent protests “have a much broader base on the society.”

    Tafuri says that “it’s very rare for there to be protests in mainland China over human rights, so this is worth watching to see if it catches on and results in sustained civil disobedience and demands for China to improve human rights.”

    Videos posted online showed police attacking and carrying away some protesters, but there seems to be no immediate response from President Xi Jinping or the Chinese Communist Party.

    Tafuri predicts that the demonstration might result in some minor concessions by the CCP, but “ultimately, China is a police state with more than sufficient means and resources to put down these protests. My guess is that they will crack down on them before they let them spread further.”

    Yu warns that “it could be dangerous because it could give the protesters a false sense of triumph and so on … also it [could] lead the Chinese government to gather its strength and marshal means or assets.”

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    Biden’s Non-Binary Drag Queen Nuclear Official Charged with Theft



    One of the first openly “gender-fluid” Biden administration employees was reportedly charged with a felony last month after allegedly stealing a woman’s suitcase from the baggage claim area at the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport.

    Sam Brinton, deputy assistant secretary of the Office of Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition in the U.S. Department of Energy, allegedly removed a luggage tag from a navy blue Vera Bradley suitcase bag, dropped it into his handbag, and “then left the area at a quick pace” on September 16, 2022, according to a criminal complaint reported by Alpha News.

    Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport authorities confirmed to The Daily Wire an investigation involving Sam Brinton is underway.

    Brinton, who has caused a stir among Americans for his role in the federal government for dressing in drag and boasting online about his puppy role-play fetish, reportedly flew into MSP with American Airlines just before 4:30 p.m. from Washington, D.C., According to the complaint, Brinton traveled without a checked bag, indicating he had no purpose of claiming a bag after landing.

    The complaint alleges Brinton left the airport in an Uber and checked into the InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront hotel with the blue bag.

    Briton returned to MSP two days later, on September 18, and flew back to Washington, D.C., with the same bag.

    Records and video surveillance showed the suitcase belonged to a female passenger who flew into the MSP on a Delta flight from New Orleans. According to a report, she notified law enforcement that her bag and the contents inside — valued at around $2,325 — had gone missing in the baggage claim area on the same day Brinton allegedly took the luggage.

    Nearly three weeks later, the criminal complaint alleges that video surveillance footage from Dulles International Airport in Virginia captured Brinton returning from Europe with the bag on October 9.

    Authorities contacted Brinton that same day, asking if he “took anything that did not belong” to him.

    “Not that I know of,” Brinton allegedly responded but later admitted he took the bag that had clothes inside belonging to him.

    “If I had taken the wrong bag, I am happy to return it, but I don’t have any clothes for another individual. That was my clothes when I opened the bag,” he told police, according to the complaint.

    He allegedly called authorities two hours later and apologized for not being “completely honest,” adding he took the bag thinking it was his in a state of exhaustion. The complaint also alleges Brinton realized it wasn’t his bag after opening it up at the hotel, at which point he “got nervous” and “didn’t know what to do.”

    Briton allegedly told authorities he removed the clothes from the suitcase in the hotel room and returned to D.C. with the bag because it would have been “weirder” if he had left the bag at the hotel. However, authorities said no clothing was recovered from the hotel room.

    Brinton is scheduled to appear in court on December 19 in Hennepin County.

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    Just Coincidence? Now Another Sinister Twist in Scandal Plaguing Balenciaga



    More photographs from an axed Balenciaga campaign are being questioned today over the prominence of a book which celebrates a Belgian artist whose work includes depictions of castrated toddlers.

    Two photos from the brand’s now canceled Spring ’23 ad campaign feature French actress Isabelle Huppert posing in a Manhattan office with a stack of books behind her.

    Among the books is one that celebrates the Belgian painter Michael Borremans. Borremans’ work is varied but frequently features children. His 2017/2018 series, Fire from the Sun, shows a group of toddlers, some of them with blood staining their skin, in sinister composition.

    In some of the images, the toddlers appear castrated.

    Balenciaga has not commented on the Borremans book or how it made it into its Spring ’23 campaign.

    There are other distinct similarities between Borremans’ work and some of Balenciaga’s past designs – namely Kim’s look at the 2021 Met Gala, where she appeared with black fabric covering her face.

    The images which feature the book of his work were swiftly pulled from the fashion brand’s website this week after the BDSM teddy bears controversy.

    Those images showed young child models holding the bears – which are in fact fluffy handbags – posing around glassware.

    In a statement on Monday, the brand apologized for the bears campaign again, and took full responsibility of it.

    ‘We would like to address the controversies surrounding our recent ad campaigns. We strongly condemn child abuse; it was never our intent to include it in our narrative.

    ‘The two separate ad campaigns in questions reflect a series of grievous errors for which Balenciaga takes responsibility.

    ‘The first campaign, the gift collection campaign, featured children with plush bear bags dressed in what some have labelled BDMS-inspired outfits. Our plush bear bags and the gift collection should not have been featured with children.

    ‘This was a wrong choice by Balenciaga, combined with our failure in assessing and validating images. The responsibility for this lies with Balenciaga alone,’ it said.

    But the fashion house claims another controversial prop that made its way onto the set – a printout of a SCOTUS ruling on child porn – was the fault of design production company North Six.

    ‘The second, separate campaign for Spring 2023, which was meant to replicate a business office environment, included a photo with a page in the background from a supreme court ruling which confirms as illegal and not protected by freedom of speech the promotion of child pornography.

    ‘All the items included in this shooting were provided by third parties that confirmed in writing that these props were fake office documents.

    They turned out to be real legal papers most likely coming from the filming of a television drama.

    ‘The inclusion of these unapproved documents was the result of reckless negligence for which Balenciaga has filed a complaint.

    ‘We take full accountability for our lack of oversight and control of the documents in the background and we could have done things differently.’

    Balenciaga’s attorneys filed a notice of summons against North Six and set designer Nicholas Des Jardins last week, alleging they are responsible.

    Des Jardins’ agent said he is being made out to be a scapegoat, and that multiple Balenciaga staffers were on-set at the time of the shoot.

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    FULL LIST: 50 Big Companies Who Stopped Advertising on Twitter



    In recent weeks, 50 of the top 100 advertisers have either announced or simply stopped advertising on Twitter.

    These advertisers have accounted for nearly $2 billion in spending on the platform since 2020, and over $750 million in advertising in 2022 alone.

    There are an additional seven advertisers which appear to be slowing the rate of their advertising on the platform to almost nothing.

    Since 2020, these seven advertisers have accounted for over $255 million in spending on Twitter, and nearly $118 million in advertising in 2022.

    Full list:

    Abbott Laboratories
    Allstate Corporation
    AMC Networks
    American Express Company
    Big Heart Petcare
    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlueTriton Brands, Inc.
    Boston Beer Company
    CA Lottery (California State Lottery)
    CenturyLink (Lumen Technologies, Inc.)
    Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.*
    Citigroup, Inc.
    Discover Financial Services
    First National Realty Partners
    Heineken N.V.
    Hewlett-Packard (HP)
    Hilton Worldwide
    Inspire Brands, Inc.
    Kellogg Company
    Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc.
    LinkedIn Corporation
    MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group)
    Marriott International, Inc.
    Mars Petcare
    Mars, Incorporated
    Merck & Co. (Merck Sharp & Dohme MSD)*
    Meta Platforms, Inc. (formerly Facebook, Inc.)
    MoneyWise (Wise Publishing, Inc.)
    Novartis AG*
    Pernod Ricard
    The Coca-Cola Company
    The Kraft Heinz Company
    Tire Rack
    Wells Fargo
    Whole Foods Market IP
    Yum! Brands

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    New Mexico Judge Found Dead Along with Husband, Several Pets



    A Village of Los Ranchos, New Mexico judge was found dead in her home on Friday in what investigators believe was a murder-suicide.

    Deputies with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a welfare check at a home on Ranchitos Road in Albuquerque after a friend of Eric Pinkerton’s reported a troubling message.

    When deputies arrived, the department said on Twitter, they located and confirmed two adults were dead inside the home, one of whom was 63-year-old Pinkerton.

    Los Ranchos Municipal Judge Diane Albert, 65, was also deceased along with several animals.

    Police said Pinkerton is believed to have shot his wife Albert and several animals before turning the gun on himself.

    The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to questions seeking additional information about the incident.

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    Idaho Police Reveal New Info on Tips Since Four Students Brutally Slain



    Moscow, Idaho, police are grappling with an influx of callers who are concerned for their safety as the investigation into the quadruple homicide involving four local university students extends into its third week.

    As of Sunday, Moscow Police Department has seen an uptick in calls from people reporting “unusual circumstances” or requesting welfare checks on loved ones in the weeks since four University of Idaho students were discovered murdered on November 13. Police have received 78 calls for unusual circumstances and 36 requests that police perform a welfare check – up from the 70 and 18, respectively, they received during October as a whole, the department said in a Sunday press release.

    Police are also sounding the alarm on a trend in which the callers are notifying their friends or family before phoning officers to respond, authorities said.

    “We understand there is a sense of fear within our community,” police said. “For life-safety and emergencies, we want to remind our community to call 9-1-1 before notifying family or friends.”

    University of Idaho students Ethan Chapin, 20; Kaylee Goncalves, 21; Xana Kernodle, 20; and 21-year-old Madison Mogen were stabbed several times and killed in the early morning hours of November 13, officials have said. Police have not identified any suspects and have not recovered a murder weapon.

    Similar to the trend police described on Sunday, the quartet’s concerned friends called other people to the home before notifying police.

    Moscow Police received a call shortly before noon on Nov. 13 for a report of an “unconscious person” at the King Road home, but several people had gathered at the crime scene by the time police arrived, officials said.

    According to police, the 911 call “originated from inside the residence,” and came from one of the surviving roommates’ cell phones. Police said multiple people spoke to the dispatcher before officers arrived.

    Investigators have determined all four were likely stabbed in their sleep sometime between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m., after they had returned home from a night out. Some of the victims appeared to have tried to defend themselves.

    All four victims are believed to have been killed using a single “fix-blade knife,” police said.

    Two other roommates were inside the home, on the bottom floor, at the time of the murders, but were uninjured.

    Officials have called the attack “targeted,” but have not said who was the intended victim.

    Police said Sunday they had received more than 488 “digital media submissions” via the FBI portal.

    Idaho State Police Colonel Kedrick Wills said investigators had collected 103 pieces of evidence from the crime scene, and took an estimated 4,000 photos as of Wednesday.

    “We’ve conducted multiple 3D scans of the residence, and we have hundreds of hours used by technicians and investigators, including our forensics teams and detectives from multiple agencies,” Wills continued.

    He added that investigators had processed “over a thousand tips and conducted 150 interviews.”

    Meanwhile, officials said late Tuesday that investigators had received information that Goncalves could have had a stalker. Investigators “looked extensively” into those reports, and “have pursued hundreds of pieces of information” related to the stalker tip.

    As of Wednesday, they had been unable to confirm the information or identify a stalker. Moscow Police Captain Roger Lanier added that police learned while conducting interviews that Goncalves “had made some comments about a stalker.”

    “And we have followed up looking at specific time frames and specific areas of town,” he continued. “So far, we have not been able to corroborate it. But we’re not done looking into that piece of information.”

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    PHOTOS: Jill Biden Unveils 2022 White House Holiday Theme and Decorations



    First lady Jill Biden unveiled a first look at the White House’s annual holiday decorations on Monday, revealing this year’s theme as “We the People.”

    Biden posted photos of the decorations on her Twitter account Monday morning, showcasing a number of Christmas trees donned with lights and ornaments. In all, the decor includes more than 83,600 lights, 25 wreaths, and 77 Christmas trees placed throughout the White House by 150 volunteers.

    “As our country gathers for the holidays, traditions may vary, but our shared American values — a belief in possibility, optimism, and unity — endure each season,” the first lady tweeted. “Room by room, visitors will be reminded of what brings us together during the holidays, and throughout the year.”

    The White House released a media preview on Monday, giving a sneak peek into the holiday transformation that is expected to be seen by more than 50,000 visitors. Visitors entering the east entrance of the White House are welcomed by bells and red cardinals, signifying “the presence of lost loved ones,” according to the White House.

    As visitors enter the White House, they are first greeted by Christmas trees that are adorned with mirrored Gold Star ornaments with the names of fallen service members inscribed on them.

    “The Gold Star trees honor the heroic men and women of our Nation’s military who have laid down their lives for our country, those who are Missing in Action, and the families who carry on their legacies,” the White House said.

    Next, tours are guided through the East Colonnade, where people can see winter trees, woodland animals, and glowing lanterns — a scene that is meant to evoke peace and tranquility similar to that felt after the first snowfall of the season. Visitors then enter the library, which is filled with books, trees, and wreaths. Also on display is a copy of the Declaration of Independence that was donated to the White House in 1985.

    After being guided through a number of other rooms, visitors are also taken through the State Dining Room with the theme “We the Children” — signifying the importance of the next generation when it comes to the future of the country’s leadership. The room also features the 2022 gingerbread White House, decorated in the semblance of the White House and accompanied by a sugar cookie replica of Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

    The White House also unveiled a “new addition” to its holiday decor this year: a wooden menorah that was previously removed from the White House during Truman-era renovations.

    As a grand finale, the White House’s Grand Foyer and Cross Hall are decorated with metal ribbons that include the names of all the 50 states, territories, and the District of Columbia, as well as the years each entered the Union.

    The first lady is scheduled to speak about the significance of the decorations during an event at noon on Monday, and she’ll be joined by National Guard members as part of her “Joining Forces” initiative to support military families.

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    12-Year-Old Boy Killed, 5 Injured in Shooting Near Atlanta Train Station



    A 12-year-old boy was killed and at least five others were injured as a result of a dispute that led to a shooting in Atlanta, Georgia around 8 pm Saturday night.

    The Atlanta Police Department told 11Alive that night that one person was killed at the scene, and five others were taken to the hospital. The shooting reportedly involved all teenagers, and took place on Market Street in the Atlantic Station area, an upscale Atlanta neighborhood and outdoor shopping district. One witness told the outlet that they heard around 30 gunshots.

    On Sunday, Mayor Andre Dickens made the heartbreaking announcement that the victim was a 12-year-old boy. Zyion Charles was later identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner, reported 11Alive.

    According to Fox 5 there were at least two shooters.

    Dickens also said that some of the other teens involved in the shooting, including one who was said to be in critical condition, are students of Atlanta Public Schools.

    Police told reporters that a large group of teens were escorted off of the Atlantic Station property by personnel along with off-duty officers for “unruly behavior” and “curfew violations.”

    According to Atlantic Station’s website, there is “a 3:00 pm curfew [that] is strictly enforced” for anyone under the age of 18 unaccompanied by a parent or guardian. In addition, the site states that “juvenile groups of 4+ will be dispersed.”

    Once the group was removed from the property, an argument broke out, which unfortunately led to gunfire down Market Street. According to police, multiple shooters haven’t been ruled out in the investigation. Chief Darin Schierbaum also on Sunday said that everyone involved in the incident knew each other.

    A resident was able to record footage of the aftermath of the shooting from their apartment window, showing the heavy police presence below.

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