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Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Politico first reported Chaffetz's plans to make the announcement on Thursday, citing three unnamed sources familiar with the lawmaker's plans. The move isn't a surprise - Chaffetz had previously announced that he would likely not finish his term in Congress or seek election to any other office in 2018.


U.S. media: N. Korea missile reentered Earth's atmosphere

U.S. media: N. Korea missile reentered Earth's atmosphere

He said North Korea "probably learned a lot" from last weekend's test. Defense analysts in both the USA and South Korea said that they have confirmed North Korea's claim that the missile reached an altitude of more than 1,300 miles - roughly five times as high as the International Space Station - and then survived a re-entry into Earth's atmosphere that heated the missile to more than 9,000 degrees Fahrenheit.



Democrats Oppose Lieberman as FBI Director

Joe Lieberman was among his top choices. Following the firing of now-former FBI Director James Comey, it would seem President Trump would want a respected, unifying figure in the job. He later campaigned with Republican presidential hopeful John McCain, and a lot of Democrats are still smarting about that. After leaving the Senate, Lieberman joined the law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, & Friedman , where he is a senior counsel.



For First Time, More Voters Support Trump Impeachment Than Oppose It

Another British betting firm Ladbrokes cut the price of a Trump impeachment to odds-on at 4-5 from 11-10, equivalent to about 56% probability that Trump will be removed from office. In short, it's fucking criminal to perform actions that intentionally hinder official investigations. All around the cable news circuit there are Democrats now openly using " the I word ".


2100 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, heading to Italy

2100 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, heading to Italy

One body was also recovered. More than 45,000 people have reached Italy by boat from North Africa this year, up more than 40 percent from the same period in 2016, and 1,222 people are known to have died on the perilous crossing, according to the International Organisation for Migration.