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Live: the House’s Trump Impeachment hearings starting at 10 a.m. ET
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Politico:Secret Senate Ballot Could Lead To Trump's Removal
NeverTrumper adviser to Prez campaigns of McStain and Yeb! JULEANNA GLOVER sez:
A secret impeachment ballot might sound crazy, but it’s actually quite possible. In fact, it would take only three senators to allow for that possibility.
And:
...according to current Senate procedure, McConnell will still need a simple majority‐51 of the 53 Senate Republicans‐to support any resolution outlining rules governing the trial. That means that if only three Republican senators were to break from the caucus, they could block any rule they didn’t like. (Vice President Mike Pence can’t break ties in impeachment matters.) Those three senators, in turn, could demand a secret ballot and condition their approval of the rest of the rules on getting one
After some more blather she closes her first draft with:
And if Trump were to leave office before the end of the year, there might even be enough time for Republicans to have a vibrant primary fight, resulting in a principled Republican as the nominee.
That's adorable. She thinks there will still be a viable GOP if they go along with this. And that the Dems won't demand more blood for Baal.

Your "conservative leadership", ladies and gentlemen.

But read the whole thing.

Posted by: charger || 11/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [367 views] Top|| File under:

#1  And people could also use the "the against all enemies both foreign and domestic" to remove a great many Democrats and other leftists from office the hard way.
Posted by: Clyde Dribble8052 || 11/13/2019 0:32 Comments || Top||

#2  it would take only three senators to allow for that possibility

Mitt and who else?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/13/2019 4:22 Comments || Top||

#3  resulting in a principled Republican as the nominee.

...Yeah, Pierre Delecto is tanned, rested, ready and ready to collaborate- I mean, cooperate.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 11/13/2019 6:08 Comments || Top||

#4  This comes from the people who were openly dreaming of a coup following the November election 3 years ago.

A secret ballot would end the legitimacy of the sitting government.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/13/2019 7:25 Comments || Top||

#5  Mitt and who else?
Potentially Murkowski and Collins.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/13/2019 9:05 Comments || Top||

#6  A secret ballot would end the legitimacy of the sitting government.

And the match that would light the next civil war.
Posted by: Raj || 11/13/2019 9:51 Comments || Top||

#7  wishful thinking. It would start the civil war...
Posted by: 49 Pan || 11/13/2019 10:13 Comments || Top||

#8  If Mitch McConnell allowed a secret ballot he’d probably not get re-elected. So why would he do so?

This is wishful thinking on the level of Republican Electoral College delegates giving their votes to Hillary.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2019 10:27 Comments || Top||

#9  A secret ballot is against everything a democracy stands for and the people in the Senate being held accountable for their actions by the voters.

I doubt Trump would leave office if that happened and the military would back him along with a good majority of the population.

A hot Civil war would be started.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/13/2019 10:34 Comments || Top||

#10  Spark meets kindling
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 10:44 Comments || Top||

#11  No way in hell would I ever vote for Pierre. Let Warren have it if that's the way the GOPe wants to play it.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/13/2019 14:40 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Live: the House’s Trump Impeachment hearings starting at 10 a.m. ET
An item from the Times of Israel liveblog, which today is almost entirely about Palestinian Islamic Jihad rockets from Gaza.
[IsraelTimes] While Israel is focused on rocket attacks and fighting with Islamic Jihad in Gaza, the US is awaiting the start of the televised portion of impeachment hearings against US President Donald Trump.

The hearings are set to kick off at 10 a.m. (5 p.m. Israel time) and promise to provide plenty of drama for those looking for a break from rocket sirens and the like.

Bill Taylor, the acting US ambassador to Ukraine, has arrived on Capitol Hill to testify.
CNN is broadcasting live here, in case you want to watch or post the YouTube thingy in comments for the rest of us, dear Reader. Or just click on the headline to watch for yourself — the video can be seen there, too.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2019 09:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [399 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It will turn out that 107% of the population, including infants, people in vegetative states and dead folks all tuned it.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/13/2019 12:18 Comments || Top||

#2  ...My brother was watching it and texted me that it reminded him of nothing so much as the scene in Animal House where the Deltas are put on trial.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 11/13/2019 17:38 Comments || Top||

#3  Like the Kavanaugh circus, like Russiagate, this is yet another national disgrace.

Embarrassing. Schiff in particular is an imbecile.

We are ruled by morons.
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 17:45 Comments || Top||

#4  We are living 'Idiocracy.'
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/13/2019 19:35 Comments || Top||


Jimmy Carter hospitalized following cerebral hemorrhage
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Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/13/2019 01:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [150 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I always figured it would be a 'cold day in hell' when the Clinton's stepped into Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2019 9:10 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Democrat Sen. Mazie Hirono: 'Believe in Climate Change as Though It's a Religion'
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/13/2019 03:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [373 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I do, I believe it's like Islam, or Communism, or Nazism.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/13/2019 3:51 Comments || Top||

#2  Cult of Gaia. They have devolved to believe that it's best for millions to just fucking die, to unburden their 'precious' earth mother. I'll bet these are all children of idiot women who played with wicca and 'shrooms while they raised them.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/13/2019 4:03 Comments || Top||

#3  N da summer these heathen call it glowball warming. In the winter climate change. They are not religious. They's Heathen!
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 11/13/2019 5:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Church of Climateology makes scientology look legit.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/13/2019 5:16 Comments || Top||

#5  Well, it's 4 in NH this morning. Would these loons please start believing that it's warming so we can at least get to freezing?
Posted by: AlanC || 11/13/2019 7:59 Comments || Top||

#6  Bishop Hazy Morono
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/13/2019 8:02 Comments || Top||

#7  Cult of Gaia

Gaia = goddess of dirt
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/13/2019 8:03 Comments || Top||

#8  "The religion is settled."
Posted by: Matt || 11/13/2019 8:40 Comments || Top||

#9  Thought that's what they have been into all along. Catch up Mazie.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/13/2019 9:00 Comments || Top||

#10  "Believe in climate change as though it's a religion, it's not, it's science"

Science is reliable precisely because belief is incompatible with science.

Once belief sets in science turns into pseudoscience which is far more dishonest and dangerous than bona fide religion.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 11/13/2019 9:15 Comments || Top||

#11  @g(r)omgoru... FYI I'm stealing that line.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/13/2019 9:17 Comments || Top||

#12  WELL?? let us fudge some more data and see how many more IDIOTS we can get to believe OUR PHONY TRIPE???
Posted by: ranture || 11/13/2019 9:30 Comments || Top||

#13  Jim Jones had a lot of people believing in his religion too. Just sayin'.
Posted by: Raj || 11/13/2019 9:43 Comments || Top||

#14  #11 Be my guest.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/13/2019 10:32 Comments || Top||

#15  So now the climate hysterics are dropping the pretense that it's based on science. They now admit that it's just what their critics said, a religious movement.

And now the Deep Staters are dropping the pretense that they're trying to save democracy. They now admit that it's just what their critics said, a coup.

Looks like a trend: calling things by their rightful names. Clarifying.
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 10:32 Comments || Top||

#16  Whatever happened to separation of church and state???
Posted by: Tom || 11/13/2019 11:53 Comments || Top||

#17  A deep state with an official state religion. What do you think you are, Catholic? Soviet, maybe? I mean, Muslims usually never achieve a deep state because of how violent and war-torn their countries are.
Posted by: Vernal Hatrick || 11/13/2019 16:00 Comments || Top||

#18  And all those poor folks who've been killed in CAs wild fires were simply human sacrifices for the Gaia Cult
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 11/13/2019 16:08 Comments || Top||


Adam Schiff blasted as 'lying sack of excrement'
[WND] PALM BEACH, Florida -- As Democrats prepare for televised hearings this week in connection with their effort to impeach President Donald Trump, the congressman leading the charge to oust the commander in chief is being publicly slammed as a serial liar.

"Adam Schiff is a lying sack of excrement!" radio talk-show his Rush Limbaugh exclaimed on his national broadcast Tuesday, adding that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "chose a bug-eyed, lying sack of excrement to be the face of this."

"We've documented the lies," Limbaugh continued. "The guy and [Eric] Swalwell were inseparable in this. They both claim they've got evidence of Trump colluding with Russia. They both say it's clearly obvious, it's clearly visible, it's right there. They've never produced it 'cause they don't have it. Schiff is the guy who lied about the contents of Trump's phone call."

While many in the national news media have suggested this could be one of Trump's worst weeks in office because of the televised hearings, Limbaugh said it could be the opposite.

"This could end up being one of Trump's best weeks, because the curtain is now being pushed back," he explained.

"I think there are gonna be millions of Americans who are going to have the chance, anyway, who haven't been following this wall-to-wall like you and I have been, to see what a partisan sham this whole thing is."
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2019 02:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [328 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Excremental Entertainment.
aka SHITSHOW
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 2:23 Comments || Top||

#2  Seems like an appropriate description.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/13/2019 8:59 Comments || Top||


Trump-Ukraine whistleblower may be soliciting illicit donations
[FOXNEWS] A newly filed complaint to the Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) alleges that the whistleblower whose allegations touched off House Democrats' impeachment inquiry may have violated federal law by indirectly soliciting more than a quarter-million dollars from mostly anonymous sources via a GoFundMe page.

The complaint, which was filed last week and obtained by Fox News, alleged the donations from roughly 6,000 individuals "clearly constitute" gifts to a current intelligence official that may be restricted because of the employee's official position pursuant to 5 CFR 2635.203 and other statutes. To date, the GoFundMe has raised over $227,000.

The complaint also raised the possibility that some of the donations may have come from prohibited sources, and asked the ICIG to look into whether any "foreign citizen or agent of a foreign government" contributed.

Tully Rinckey PLLC, the law firm representing the individual reporting the allegations, is closely guarding the identity of their client, though Fox News is told the individual is the holder of a top-secret SCI security clearance and has served in government.

"I have not seen anything on this scale," Anthony Gallo, the managing partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC, told Fox News, referring to the fundraising. "It's not about politics for my client -- it's whistleblower-on-whistleblower, and [my client's] only interest is to see the government ethics rules are being complied with government-wide."

Fox News reported in September that the nonprofit Whistleblower Aid worked with the whistleblower's attorneys at the Compass Rose Legal Group to start the GoFundMe.

The whistleblower's attorneys have called the GoFundMe a way to "help support the Intelligence Community Whistleblower [to] raise funds," and the GoFundMe page itself states that "A U.S. intelligence officer... needs your help" in the form of a "crowdfunding effort to support the whistleblower’s lawyers."

The fundraising page claims that "donations will only be accepted from U.S. citizens." But, the majority of the GoFundMe donors to the whistleblower's campaign were not named, and legal experts have told Fox News that the ICIG likely would need to subpoena the website to obtain more information on their origins.
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Will there be a whistle blown on the whistleblower's whistleblower?
Definitely not progress; more like infinite regress..
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 1:54 Comments || Top||


Hillary Clinton: I’m Facing ‘Enormous Pressure’ to Enter 2020 Race — I Want to ‘Retire’ Trump
I want to weigh what I did the day I met Mr. Wife...and a pony. Our odds are about equal.
[BREITBART] On Tuesday, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Crooked Hillary Clinton
...former first lady, former secretary of state, former presidential candidate, Conqueror of Benghazi, Heroine of Tuzla, formerly described by her supporters as the smartest woman in the world, usually described by the rest of us as The Thing That Wouldn't Go Away...
told BBC Radio 5 Live she was under "enormous pressure" to consider a 2020 White House run.

When asked about her future in politics, Clinton said, "I feel a sense of responsibility partly because you know my name was on the ballot, I got more votes, but ended up losing to the current incumbent in the White House who I think is really undermining our democracy in very fundamental ways. And I want to retire him."

When asked if she is absolutely ruling out a 2020 run, Clinton said, "I, as I say never, never, never say never. I will certainly tell you. I’m under enormous pressure from many, many, many people to think about it. But as of this moment, sitting here in this studio talking to you, that is absolutely not in my plans."
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [329 views] Top|| File under:

#1  From the voices in her head?
Posted by: charger || 11/13/2019 0:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Why couldn't that LA homeless diarrhea-dumper have pulled this person aside and dumped his stash on her head? There is no justice.
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 1:57 Comments || Top||

#3 
"... never never say neverrr... ssss...[cackle]... ever.. uhh... neverrr... !"

Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/13/2019 2:41 Comments || Top||


#5  This is not a duplicate posting of the Bee article - I wonder which was published first?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/13/2019 6:54 Comments || Top||

#6  #4 My understanding is that the CF never was a legitimate charity and that it operated outside the boundaries of a charity.

It would be better described as a self-enrichment organization; in other words, a criminal organization. It was about power, money and in some cases other darker things.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/13/2019 8:58 Comments || Top||

#7  Philanthropy Funding Government Work? There’s a Foundation for That—Several, Actually.

The CIA’s Foundation

The Central Intelligence Agency’s foundation, In-Q-Tel, serves as a venture capital tool to promote technology development for the CIA, functioning in a way that a government agency might not be able to do. By matching private investors and research institutes, In-Q-Tel provides unique private sector to private sector support for technologies that can presumably be delivered or sold to the CIA. According to its 2010 Form 990, In-Q-Tel “identifies and partners with companies to help deliver solutions to the Central Intelligence Agency and the broader U.S. intelligence community (IC) to further their missions.” There is nothing like In-Q-Tel in the nonprofit sector, and its history, in its own words, is worth reading.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2019 9:05 Comments || Top||

#8  If she does, I guarantee the CF stuff will come into the light of day. Trump fights.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/13/2019 9:16 Comments || Top||

#9  The Clinton's, Brennan, Soetoro, Epstein are wired with the Klingons and Deep State. If anybody tries to flip over the CF rock, a second holocaust will likely ensue.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2019 9:22 Comments || Top||

#10  I'd wager she strokes out before the election regardless.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 11/13/2019 13:37 Comments || Top||

#11  This woman is mentally and physically ill. She needs medication, urgently.
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 16:50 Comments || Top||

#12  Maybe she should just endorse one of the other candidates and throw her considerable (political) weight behind someone ... younger.
Posted by: Bobby || 11/13/2019 18:12 Comments || Top||


Mark Sanford Ends Long Shot Campaign for President
[BREITBART] Mark Sanford (SC-Applachian Trail) is ending his long-shot bid for president.

"I am suspending my race for the Presidency because impeachment has made my goal of making the debt, deficit and spending issue a part of this presidential debate impossible right now," Sanford announced his of his intention to exit the race after a brief presser in New Hampshire, an early primary state.

"From day one, I was fully aware of how hard it would be to elevate these issues with a sitting president of my own party ignoring them," he added. "Impeachment noise has moved what was hard to herculean as nearly everything in Republican party politics is currently viewed through the prism of impeachment."

Sanford entered the race in September, claiming that the GOP had "lost" its compass under President Trump and pledging to make national deficit solutions his primary campaign focus.

His departure still leaves former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld as Republican primary candidates.
Posted by: Fred || 11/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [307 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Don't cry for him, Argentina.
Posted by: charger || 11/13/2019 0:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Who? Wha....?
Is he related to Fred Sanford? His son Lamont?
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 2:04 Comments || Top||

#3  everything in Republican party politics is currently viewed through the prism of impeachment.

Really ? Hmmm... that is interesting. Is it alarming too ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/13/2019 12:43 Comments || Top||

#4  Moderator aside:

Dron66046, what is the URL for the Bin Laden/Krishna elephant article you submitted? You did all that work, but we won’t publish without a source to refer to.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2019 14:38 Comments || Top||

#5  Oh. I'm so sorry. Been distracted lately.

https://nenow.in/environment/assam-rogue-laden-becomes-krishna-to-be-captivated.html

Although a better one just posted at the deccan herald.

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/east-and-northeast/rogue-laden-elephant-gets-a-job-renamed-krishna-775805.html

Thanks, TW.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/13/2019 15:11 Comments || Top||

#6  Thanks, Dron66046. I never would have found those links, even if I were willing to take the time to try.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2019 22:22 Comments || Top||


10 reasons why this impeachment ‘inquiry' is really a coup
VDH, as usual cuts through the bullshit
[NY Post] There are at least 10 reasons why the Dem impeachment "inquiry" is really a coup.

1) Impeachment 24/7. The "inquiry," supposedly prompted by President Trump's Ukrainian call, is only the most recent coup seeking to overturn the 2016 election.

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Frank G || 11/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [408 views] Top|| File under:

#1  None of this succeeds without active GOP cooperation.

We'll soon know what kind "two party system" we have.
Posted by: charger || 11/13/2019 0:26 Comments || Top||

#2  We are witnessing constitutional government dissipating before our eyes.

Sadly, VDH has it right in about ten words.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2019 1:18 Comments || Top||

#3  A classical historian sees clearly what the rest of us sleepwalkers don't: our Shitshow Clowns think they're a praetorian guard, here to save Rome from Caligula Deploribus.
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 2:11 Comments || Top||

#4  This impeachment show trial is bad for the country. Stalin would be proud. If allowed to continue, the presidency will be weakened for every president hereafter, both Dem and Pub. Future POTUS' will be knee-capped and unable to conduct any foreign or domestic policies. There will be no balance of power between the branches of government.

The outcome of any future elections dissatisfy someone; that is the nature of elections. The impeachment will begin after the election and swing into full effect during the transition period.

I hope wiser heads prevail in the House other than Pelosi, Schiff and Nadler and some of the other Dems who hate Trump. Why do they hate Trump? Because he outsmarted them and upset their plans.
They hate him because he tends to be successful in managing the Executive branch of the government. They hate him because he has gone about breaking up a criminal cabal in government. They hate him because he, an elected President, has the audacity to challenge the authority of an unelected part of the government. I hope he crushes this bunch of criminals.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/13/2019 8:50 Comments || Top||

#5  All that is subsequent, JohnQC. “Have you heard his accent?” Thy hate him because he is not part of the political in-crowd. He went to the wrong school, studied the analytical subject of economics instead of a verbal subject like history or poli-sci, and is not a career politician. And they hate him for not losing gracefully, as a Republican should.

He simply does not know his place.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/13/2019 9:38 Comments || Top||

#6  It was clear the day after his election that the coup had started...
Posted by: 49 Pan || 11/13/2019 10:14 Comments || Top||

#7  @49Pan
Same as with Brexit.

It's like a twin, the bureaucracy decided they'd ignore what did not suit them.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/13/2019 11:13 Comments || Top||

#8  The betrayal of the office of the President of the United States by the Washington establishment is quite revealing. Having swam in those waters some years back, I am not quite sure why I am now surprised.

Strange about those people, once you leave the beltway they seldom write, they seldom call. It's a world unto itself.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/13/2019 12:36 Comments || Top||

#9  (1) Win in a landslide (2) Prosecute those involved in the Coup. Put an honest liberal like Dershwitz in charge to keep the circus away from the functioning government. (3) Convince Trump to not opine on the thing until it plays out.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 11/13/2019 14:46 Comments || Top||

#10  This is the second time the Democratic Party has tried to overthrow the United States government when free elections gave a result they didn't like. Are they going to get a chance at a third try?
Posted by: Mercutio || 11/13/2019 14:57 Comments || Top||

#11  A more lengthy version of VDH's editorial is here - National Review
Posted by: Bobby || 11/13/2019 18:08 Comments || Top||

#12  Stomp them at the ballot box.

Get out the vote. Volunteer. Make phone calls. Meet people at a coffee shop.

Make sure that the Silent Najority actually gets out and VOTES NEXT NOVEMBER.
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 21:41 Comments || Top||

#13  * Majority
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 21:42 Comments || Top||


Dems' Desperation, cont'd: HRC, Bloomberg, now Deval Patrick ready to join race
[LegalInsurrection] Now that the 2020 election is a year away, the field of Democratic candidates should be shrinking, not expanding. Last week it was reported that Michael Bloomberg is thinking of jumping into the race.

Now former MA Governor Deval (Whoa! Nice drapes!) Patrick is said to be considering a run.

What does this say about confidence in the candidates who are already running?
Posted by: Lex || 11/13/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [169 views] Top|| File under:



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Wed 2019-11-13
  Live: the House’s Trump Impeachment hearings starting at 10 a.m. ET
Tue 2019-11-12
  Israel hit by rockets after killing Islamic Jihad leader Abu al-Ata in Gaza
Mon 2019-11-11
  Thanks to all the veterans on Veterans Day!
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  Bolivia's president announces his resignation
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  Will Julian Assange Die in Prison? Is that why a "dead man" data dump just took place?
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  WikiLeaks just dropped their databomb
Thu 2019-11-07
  Extremist outfit Allahr Dal banned in Bangladesh
Wed 2019-11-06
  Mexico Deploys Forces to Northern State After Nine US Mormons Killed
Tue 2019-11-05
  Three American Mormon mothers and six of their children are EXECUTED
Mon 2019-11-04
  Report: Turkey-backed militia attacks American troops in Syria
Sun 2019-11-03
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Sat 2019-11-02
  Iraqis pour into streets for biggest protest day since Saddam
Fri 2019-11-01
  Iraqi President Salih says PM Abdul-Mahdi willing to resign, vows early polls
Thu 2019-10-31
  Confirmed: The Emir is dead! Long live the new Emir!
Wed 2019-10-30
  Islamic State Promises Big Announcement

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