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Mexico extradites notorious drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman to the US

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Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (AFP Photo/Alfredo Estrella)

Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being extradited to the United States, the AP reports.

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Guzman—described by the U.S. Federal Government as “the most ruthless, dangerous, and feared man on the planet,”—heads the Sinaloa Cartel, making him the most powerful drug kingpin in the world.

Guzman was arrested by Mexican marines and Federal Police on Jan. 8, 2016; he’s escaped prison twice before, most recently in July2015 when he escaped Mexico’s top-security prison through a tunnel.

In October, a federal judge in Mexico City refused five appeals from the notorious drug kingpin, setting the stage for U.S. extradition. He faces charges in at least six states including drug trafficking, money laundering and murder.


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The View’s Whoopi Goldberg has to explain to Meghan McCain the obvious reason why Trump’s Supreme Court nominee won’t get Kavanaugh’ed’

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"The View" co-hosts began their Tuesday show talking about the potential Supreme Court appointee and concerns that they have about Amy Coney Barrett talking about her job being about expanding the kingdom of God.

Meghan McCain ranted that Barrett was being attacked for her religion and for having seven children. It's unclear where she's hearing that Barrett is being attacked for that, as the Democratic nominee for president is also Catholic and speaks openly about his faith. He has had four children.

"My concern is when we lose the Senate, what happens when Democrats are in power and you have a Biden presidency and Democrats running the Senate?" McCain also said. "This may be worth it to Republicans. I'm one of those people that think it probably is. I don't think there won't be a payout on the other end. The Amy Coney Barrett and the rhetoric that is going on with her right now, when you start talking about Christian women like we're all commanders wives in 'The Handmaid's Tale.' You can radicalize people in the country. I'm very anxious what's going to happen going forward when it looks like she's going to be nominated."

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The tumult following Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death previews things to come

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On Friday evening, just before 7:30 p.m., the U.S. Supreme Court announced that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a pioneer in using the law to advance gender equity, had died from complications due to metastatic pancreatic cancer just six weeks ahead of the presidential election.

The death of Ginsburg, who had battled various forms of cancer over the years, was not altogether surprising.

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Trump knew how bad COVID-19 was in January — but called it ‘good’ because he could avoid shaking ‘disgusting’ voters’ hands: ex-Pence aide

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Olivia Troye, a former White House aide who worked for Vice President Mike Pence's office, is sounding off with more details about the Trump administration's early knowledge about the severity of the coronavirus.

Troye appeared on "The Today Show" on Tuesday where she discussed the weeks leading up to the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus a global pandemic. Although Pence and President Donald Trump have repeatedly claimed they had no way of knowing how bad the pandemic could be, Troye suggests otherwise, reports The Hill.

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