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Enes Kanter wants to become U.S. citizen, received death threats
NEW YORK -- After having his Turkish passport canceled and receiving death threats, Enes Kanter is back safely in the United States and says he hopes to stay here for good as an American citizen. After he was held in Romania by authorities there because his Turkish passport was canceled by Turkish
Enes Kanter back in United States, will have news conference Monday
After being detained in Romania and having his passport revoked, Enes Kanter is back in the United States after landing in New York on Sunday morning, his agent told ESPN. Kanter will hold a news conference Monday at 9:30 a.m. at National Basketball Players Association headquarters in New York.
Sen. Jim Inhofe's Plane Runs off the Runway in Oklahoma
A plane piloted by Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) ran off the runway Sunday night in Ketchum, Oklahoma. According to a spokesperson for the senator, he was out flying with another local pilot, each in separate planes, when severe weather forced him to make an unscheduled landing in Ketchum. An FAA
Biggest Threats to US Include Homegrown Terror, North Korea, Intel Chiefs Say
Top U.S. leaders laid out the major worldwide threats facing the United States at Tuesday's Senate Armed Services Committee hearing -- including homegrown terrorism and North Korea's nuclear program. "It's a very accurate litany of doom," said Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) during the testimony by James
President Obama Makes Fun of GOP Candidates' Debate Complaints
President Obama poked fun at the Republican presidential candidates tonight for their complaints about the moderators at the CNBC debate last week. “They can’t handle a bunch of CNBC moderators," the president said at a DNC fundraiser held after a showing of Hamilton on Broadway. "I mean, let me
Snowball Thrown on Senate Floor to Debunk Climate Change
Climate change denier Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) threw a snowball at someone on the Senate floor to try and debunk climate change.
What You Missed and What's Coming Up At CPAC
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES BOBBY JINDAL PITCHES HIMSELF AS A ‘FULL SPECTRUM CONSERVATIVE’: Louisiana governor and likely 2016 candidate Bobby Jindal says voters are looking for the next Republican presidential nominee to be “a fighter.” And though he has yet to formally announce his candidacy,...
Sen . Jim Inhofe Throws Snowball on Senate Floor in Attempt to Debunk Climate Change
This may be a congressional first. Sen. Jim Inhofe , a devoted climate change denier, tossed a snowball at someone on the Senate floor today as he tried to debunk climate change. “In case we had forgotten because we keep hearing that 2014 has been the warmest year on record, I ask the chair: You
Why the DHS Funding Bill Is Going Nowhere (For Now)
There are only three weeks left before funding for the Department of Homeland Security expires, but the measure is at a standstill in the Senate as Democrats and Republicans are at odds over immigration provisions included in the bill. For the third time this week, Senate Democrats blocked
Why Obama's New Defense Nominee Ashton Carter Likes 'Charmed Quarks'
The man President Obama has tapped to be his next Secretary of Defense is an expert in “charmed quarks." Ashton Carter is a physicist and medieval historian by training, educated at Yale and Oxford and teaching classes at Harvard, according to his official biography. In 1975, he published an