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Failed Arizona candidate Kari Lake insisted on Monday that she did not break Arizona election law by sharing an image of 16 voter signatures.
Tammy Patrick, chief executive for programs at the National Association of Election Administrators, told Arizona's 12 News that Lake's actions appeared to be a "felony."
During an interview with right-wing host Charlie Kirk, Lake reacted to reports she may face an investigation after tweeting the voter signatures.
"We've seen this with the federal government when they raided Mar-a-Lago," Lake remarked.
The former candidate defended her potentially illegal tweet by noting that the Arizona Senate had published the same image.
"It's not going to go anywhere," she argued. "They are just trying to scare me, and I will not be intimidated by these people."
"So, they are trying to paint me out to be a criminal, and it's really — it's horrible," Lake added. "If they do it to me, they'll do it to every single citizen. They are trying to force us to comply with their rules, and these are not good people."
Lake said she was trying to demonstrate how the election was allegedly stolen from her.
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BBC reporter Laura Trevelyan, whose family owned more than 1,000 slaves during the 19th century in Grenada, says her family will pay $120,000 in reparations, the New York Post reports.
BBC reporter Laura Trevelyan and her family announced the establishment of a community fund for economic development on the island nation of Grenada. “The Trevelyan family is apologizing to the people of Grenada for the role our ancestors played in enslavement on the island, and engaging in reparations,” Trevelyan tweeted Saturday.
In a letter of apology, forty-two members of the Trevelyan family said that slavery "was and is unacceptable and repugnant. Its damaging effects continue to the present day. We repudiate our ancestors’ involvement in it."
“What I read shocked me as it listed the ownership of 1,004 slaves over six estates shared by six of my ancestors,” said family member John Dower, who described discovering his lineage in the University College London slavery database. “I had no idea. It became apparent that no one living in the family knew about it. It had been expunged from the family history.”
“If anyone had ‘white privilege,’ it was surely me, a descendant of Caribbean slave owners,” Trevelyan added.
“My own social and professional standing nearly 200 years after the abolition of slavery had to be related to my slave-owning ancestors, who used the profits from sugar sales to accumulate wealth and climb up the social ladder," she said.
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European astronomers using the James Webb Space Telescope have detected a previously unknown asteroid about the size of Rome's Colosseum in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
The asteroid measuring between 300 and 650 feet (100 to 200 meters) in length is the smallest object observed to date using the telescope, the US space agency NASA said Monday.
The European astronomers "serendipitously detected" the asteroid, NASA said in a statement, adding that more observations would be needed to better characterize its nature and properties.
"We -– completely unexpectedly -– detected a small asteroid," said Thomas Muller, an astronomer at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Germany.
It was detected during calibration of the telescope's Mid-InfraRed Instrument (MIRI), which operates in mid-infrared wavelengths.
"Webb's incredible sensitivity made it possible to see this roughly 100-meter object at a distance of more than 100 million kilometers," Muller said.
Webb, which has been operational since July, is the most powerful space telescope ever built and has unleashed a raft of unprecedented data as well as stunning images.
One of the main goals for the $10 billion telescope is to study the life cycle of stars. Another main research focus is on exoplanets, planets outside Earth's solar system.
Webb was not designed to look for small objects such as the newly-discovered asteroid, but Muller said its discovery "suggests that many new objects will be detected with this instrument."
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