Category: News

Spanish police seeking Venezuelan ex-spymaster

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish police said on Wednesday they were searching for Venezuela’s former military intelligence chief Hugo Carvajal, days after local media including EFE news agency reported a Spanish court had agreed to extradite him to the United States. Carvajal, an ally of Venezuela’s late Socialist leader Hugo Chavez, is wanted by U.S. authorities…

By HearthstoneYarns November 13, 2019 0

Mina Chang: Senior Trump official 'faked Time magazine cover and inflated claims in CV'

A senior State Department official’s impressive resume appears to be loaded with exaggerated claims that inflate her credentials and experience, according to reports. NBC News claims that Mina Chang, a deputy assistant secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of Conflict and Stability Operations, also faked an issue of Time magazine with her face on the cover and made false…

By HearthstoneYarns November 13, 2019 0

Teen who received double lung transplant for vaping illness was ‘days’ from death, doctors say

In a press conference on Tuesday, doctors at Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital revealed that they have performed the first double lung transplant on a teenage patient with a vaping-related illness — a major development in the growing EVALI (e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury) crisis. “Our teenage patient would have faced certain death if it weren’t…

By HearthstoneYarns November 13, 2019 0

Ocasio-Cortez Calls On Stephen Miller To Resign Amid White Nationalist Email Leak

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) called on senior White House adviser Stephen Miller to immediately resign amid reports that he regularly pushed white nationalist talking points and xenophobia in a series of emails sent in the months before the 2016 presidential election. The Southern Poverty Law Center published an investigation from its Hatewatch arm Tuesday after reviewing more than 900 messages that Miller sent…

By HearthstoneYarns November 13, 2019 0

The Clown Goes Abroad

We are running a terribly unwise experiment: What happens when you replace U.S. presidential leadership with the slapstick antics of a clown? On Saturday, President Trump issued the following statement: “Why would Kim Jong Un insult me by calling me ‘old,’ when I would NEVER call him ‘short and fat?’ Oh well, I try so…

By HearthstoneYarns November 13, 2019 0