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|Could President Trump be impeached and removed from office — but still reelected?
What happens when a presidential impeachment inquiry runs into a presidential election year? The United States in uncharted territory.
POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 1:46 PM
|Venezuela ex-intel chief missing in Spain ahead of US extradition: police
Venezuela's former military intelligence chief has gone missing in Spain just days after a court approved a request for his extradition to the United States on drug trafficking charges, police said Wednesday. "They are currently looking for him," said a spokeswoman for Spain's national police, referring to General Hugo Armando Carvajal. Judicial sources said police had gone to his house in Madrid after Friday's court decision but could not find him.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 4:46 AM
|Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border
An American man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group is being repatriated to the United States after spending three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece, Turkey’s Interior Ministry said Thursday. The United States agreed to take him in and will provide him with travel documents, the ministry said, adding that the repatriation was underway. The move comes a day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington.
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2019 5:20 AM
|Young Turks Founder Cenk Uygur Files for Katie Hill’s Former Seat
Progressive talk show host Cenk Uygur has filed to enter the race for disgraced former congresswoman Katie Hill’s congressional district, according to a Federal Election Commission database filing submitted on Wednesday.Uygur, host and creator of “The Young Turks,” a leftist online news outlet, tweeted “no comment” after news broke of the filing Wednesday night.> To all reporters: No comment.> > -- Cenk Uygur (@cenkuygur) November 13, 2019During a show on Wednesday in which he endorsed Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) for president, Uygur hinted at “dramatic news on Thursday” and told viewers to “stay tuned.”A former MSNBC commentator, Uygur has drifted further left in recent years, but in college he espoused conservative views, supporting pro-life causes and defending Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. A Turkish immigrant, he has also been the subject of controversy for his past denial of the Armenian genocide, for which he apologized in 2016.Hill left her seat on October 28, resigning after the House Ethics Committee opened an investigation into allegations that Hill engaged in inappropriate sexual relationships with multiple staffers.“I know that even a consensual relationship with a subordinate is inappropriate, but I still allowed it to happen despite my better judgment,” Hill wrote in a letter of resignation at the time.On Wednesday night, Hill appeared to distance herself from Uygur by reinforcing her support for state assemblywoman Christy Smith, saying “A local gal is the only one who can keep it blue and the only one the community deserves.”> A local gal flipped a decades-long Rep seat to win by 9 pts. A local gal is the only one who can keep it blue and the only one the community deserves. I called @ChristyforCA25 before I resigned to make sure she would run. Boys, please be gentlemen and step aside. She's got this. https://t.co/0HGzQY58Zr> > -- Katie Hill (@KatieHill4CA) November 13, 2019On October 29, former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos — a central figure in the 2016 Russiagate probe — announced his interest in running for Hill’s seat.In 2017, Papadopoulous pleaded guilty to lying to investigators regarding his contacts with Russia and subsequently spent twelve days in prison.> I care about one endorsement: the American people. The rest is white noise.> > -- George Papadopoulos (@GeorgePapa19) October 30, 2019
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2019 8:05 AM
|Damaged Hard Rock hotel will be completely demolished, New Orleans officials say
The demolition process will take nine weeks, followed by three months of cleanup. The building's owners will cover all costs.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 8:30 PM
|An Air India flight was delayed nearly 12 hours after a stowaway rat was spotted in the cabin
"The rat was located and trapped. Then the aircraft was fumigated," a representative from Air India said, according to Indian local media.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 11:30 AM
|Poland seizes two for plotting Breivik-style attacks on Muslims
Polish agents arrested two people accused of planning attacks against Muslims inspired by Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik and suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant in New Zealand, the security service said on Wednesday. The arrests follow a spate of attacks involving white supremacists targeting ethnic and religious minorities across the globe. Far-right groups have grown in strength in Poland, the largest of the European Union's post-communist states.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 10:56 AM
|China's Submarines Can Now Launch a Nuclear War Against America
A missile test last November made the point quite clear.
POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 1:00 PM
|Hyundai Santa Cruz Small Pickup Will Start Production in 2021
Several years after its debut as a concept, Hyundai's first truck has officially become a reality.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2019 9:54 PM
|Hillary Clinton says she is being urged by 'many, many, many people' to run in 2020
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday declined to rule out launching a future presidential campaign after her two failed bids, saying “many, many, many people” were pressuring her to enter the race.
POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 7:42 PM