Day: November 8, 2019

Trump and Giuliani dwell alive to as impeachment drama heats up – CNN

Trump and Giuliani dwell alive to as impeachment drama heats up – CNN

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump continues to speak with his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on the phone, according to multiple people with knowledge, as the ongoing impeachment inquiry has accelerated. Those people say the men’s attorney-client relationship remains close even as Giuliani’s central role in the series of events leading to the start of the congressional…

Scientists further refine how speedy the universe is increasing – Phys.org

Scientists further refine how speedy the universe is increasing – Phys.org

The team’s analysis paves the way for better measurements in the future using telescopes from the Cherenkov Telescope Array. Credit: Photo courtesy of Daniel López/IAC Wielding state-of-the-art technologies and techniques, a team of Clemson University astrophysicists has added a novel approach to quantifying one of the most fundamental laws of the universe. In a paper…

Swindled WeWorkers Query for Dignity – Gizmodo

Swindled WeWorkers Query for Dignity – Gizmodo

As the drunken mist clears in the wake of Adam Neumann’s long con that was WeWork, employees are calling for a modicum of sanity. In preparation for thousands of layoffs, which the company has reportedly delayed because it can’t afford severance, the non-unionized group who call themselves the WeWorkers Coalition submitted an open letter requesting…

Trump, Pence, attempting to capture over African-American voters, to launch ‘Dim Voices for Trump’ neighborhood in Atlanta – USA TODAY

Trump, Pence, attempting to capture over African-American voters, to launch ‘Dim Voices for Trump’ neighborhood in Atlanta – USA TODAY

CLOSE President Donald Trump launched the “Black Voices for Trump” coalition to court black voters ahead of the 2020 election. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is pitching his record to African-American voters on Friday in Atlanta, Georgia, where he will join Vice President Mike Pence to kick off the launch of the “Black Voices for Trump” coalition a…

Politics this week

Politics this week

As the British general election campaign officially got under way a stream of MPs announced they would not stand again. So far over 70 have stepped down, more than twice the number who chose not to face the electorate in 2017. More than 60 of those supported Remain, and most represented constituencies that voted for…

Warriors No Extra – Bleacher Document

Warriors No Extra – Bleacher Document

Payback is, well, you know what they say…. But so is not getting a chance at it.Make no mistake: Every team not named the Golden State Warriors is thrilled that the league’s latest dynasty is no more, that on any given night this season, there will be no trace of their championship core now that…

Uncommon transit of Mercury to occur on 11 November – Phys.Org

Uncommon transit of Mercury to occur on 11 November – Phys.Org

A photograph of the transit of Mercury of 9 May 2016. Mercury is seen in silhouette as the dark dot below left of centre. The other dark features are sunspots. Credit Wikipedia / Elijah Mathews Licence type Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA 4.0) A rare transit of Mercury will take place on 11 November, when the smallest…

Some of doubtlessly the foremost claims from the e book ‘A Warning’ by ‘Anonymous’ on the Trump administration – USA TODAY

Some of doubtlessly the foremost claims from the e book ‘A Warning’ by ‘Anonymous’ on the Trump administration – USA TODAY

CLOSE Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump says the whistleblower’s identity is “not particularly relevant.” She also criticizes Joe Biden. (Nov. 8) APWASHINGTON – The ‘Anonymous’ author purporting to be at the top of the Trump administration is soon releasing a book titled “A Warning,” a behind the scenes look into the president of Donald Trump.The…

Are residing updates: Mulvaney anticipated to defy impeachment inquiry subpoena; Ivanka Trump says identity of whistleblower ‘no longer in particular related’ – The Washington Post

Are residing updates: Mulvaney anticipated to defy impeachment inquiry subpoena; Ivanka Trump says identity of whistleblower ‘no longer in particular related’ – The Washington Post

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney defied a subpoena from House investigators and skipped a scheduled closed-door deposition on Friday, in an accelerating impeachment inquiry that will move to public hearings next week.Mulvaney’s defiance comes as Democrats leading the inquiry prepare to release more transcripts from previous depositions. In a transcript released Thursday,…

Made in The US. Dumb in Mexico. The massacre of a household this week highlights ‘grave downside’ of gun smuggling – USA TODAY

Made in The US. Dumb in Mexico. The massacre of a household this week highlights ‘grave downside’ of gun smuggling – USA TODAY

CLOSE Three women and six children died after drug cartel gunmen ambushed their three vehicles in a mountainous area of Sonora, Mexico, authorities said. USA TODAYStory HighlightsThe 200 shell casings found at the scene of this week’s family massacre were from .223 rounds produced by U.S. manufacturer Remington, Mexican authorities said.According to the Bureau of…

Who Will Betray Trump? – POLITICO

Who Will Betray Trump? – POLITICO

From the moment Francis Rooney expressed alarm to his House colleagues that Donald Trump might have abused presidential power in his dealings with Ukraine—and more dramatically, that an impeachment inquiry could be warranted—the Florida Republican was a marked man. He made for a most unusual suspect. A silver-haired business tycoon, former ambassador and card-carrying member…

Top Disclose Dept. Passable Complained of Trump’s Politicization of Ukraine Policy – The Original York Cases

Top Disclose Dept. Passable Complained of Trump’s Politicization of Ukraine Policy – The Original York Cases

George P. Kent testified that he saw President Trump’s demands for Ukraine to “initiate politically motivated prosecutions” as corrupt.George P. Kent, the deputy assistant secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian affairs, last month on Capitol Hill.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York TimesPublished Nov. 7, 2019Updated Nov. 8, 2019, 6:09 a.m. ETWASHINGTON — The senior State…

Exasperate in Hong Kong After Student Dies From Tumble Following Conflict With Police – The Current York Times

Exasperate in Hong Kong After Student Dies From Tumble Following Conflict With Police – The Current York Times

The death of the student, Chow Tsz-lok, ignited public fury after months of antigovernment demonstrations.Protesters with placards that read “missing classmate Chow” gathered Friday outside the home of the president of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.Credit…Kin Cheung/Associated PressPublished Nov. 7, 2019Updated Nov. 8, 2019, 5:07 a.m. ETHONG KONG — A Hong Kong…

Democrats’ impeachment inquiry hits overdrive – CNN

Democrats’ impeachment inquiry hits overdrive – CNN

Washington (CNN)A push by House Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump by Christmas reflects urgent political pressures but also a deeper driving force: a belief that they have got the impeachment goods on him.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s generals are cranking up the pace of their investigation ahead of next week’s televised hearings, which will stress…

Book by ‘Anonymous’ describes Trump as cruel, inept and a hazard to the nation – The Washington Post

Book by ‘Anonymous’ describes Trump as cruel, inept and a hazard to the nation – The Washington Post

Senior Trump administration officials considered resigning en masse last year in a “midnight self-massacre” to sound a public alarm about President Trump’s conduct, but rejected the idea because they believed it would further destabilize an already teetering government, according to a new book by an unnamed author.In “A Warning” by Anonymous, obtained by The Washington…

GM sells Ohio-based Lordstown Assembly plant to electric truck commence-up – USA TODAY

GM sells Ohio-based Lordstown Assembly plant to electric truck commence-up – USA TODAY

CLOSEGeneral Motors planned an announcement Friday at its Lordstown Assembly plant. (Photo: General Motors)General Motors said it has sold its Lordstown Assembly plant in Ohio after idling the plant in March. GM sold the 6.2 million-square-foot facility to an investment group called Lordstown Motors, which is backed by electric truck maker Workhorse Group.The amount of the sale is not…

Juul Ends E-Cigarette Sales of Mint-Flavored Pods – The Fresh York Cases

Juul Ends E-Cigarette Sales of Mint-Flavored Pods – The Fresh York Cases

The troubled e-cigarette company moved in advance of an expected federal ban on most flavored e-cigarettes that have become popular with teenage vapers. Juul said it would continue to sell menthol-flavored e-cigarettes.Credit…Brittainy Newman/The New York TimesNov. 7, 2019Updated 6:34 p.m. ETJuul Labs, the nation’s largest seller of e-cigarettes, said on Thursday that it would stop…

Hubble captures a dozen Sunburst Arc doppelgangers – Phys.org

Hubble captures a dozen Sunburst Arc doppelgangers – Phys.org

This image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows a massive galaxy cluster, about 4.6 billion light years away. Along its borders four bright arcs are visible; these are copies of the same distant galaxy, nicknamed the Sunburst Arc. The Sunburst Arc galaxy is almost 11 billion light-years away and the light from it…

Explainer: Is it illegal for Trump or Congress to identify the impeachment whistleblower? – Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and some Republican lawmakers are pushing for political and media allies to reveal the name of the whistleblower who prompted an impeachment inquiry. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Monroe, Louisiana, U.S., November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis“The whistleblower should be revealed because the whistleblower…

Fortunes modified for five at UFC 244 – MMA Fighting

Fortunes modified for five at UFC 244 – MMA Fighting

What happens next after Jorge Masvidal’s win over Nate Diaz is a major issue after one of UFC’s best shows of the year this past Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Masvidal gave Diaz a terrible beating for three rounds; I had rounds 1 and 2 as 10-8s for “Gamebred.” Diaz, to his credit, is…