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Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, center, appears before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, during a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Gordon Sondland takeaway: Impeach, I ‘presume’

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Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, entered the House intelligence committee hearing on impeachment as the Democrats’ best hope of bringing the hammer to President Donald Trump’s head. He left atop a wave of presumption. In other words: The anticipated big bombsheller dropped a big nothingburger.

Nikos Michaloliakos, the leader of the extreme far-right Golden Dawn political party delivers his speech during a pre-election rally, in Athens, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Golden Dawn, founded as a neo-Nazi party three decades ago, is on course for third place in Greece's snap general election on Sept. 20, 2015. The stridently anti-austerity and anti-immigrant party could attract voters angry with the prospect of continued austerity under the third bailout, despite the partyís leadership and dozens of its members being on trial for a slew of offences. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Greece riveted as far-right ‘trial of the century’ nears climax

For four years, hundreds of witnesses, 69 defendants and almost 400 days of testimony and motions have riveted Greeks as no other trial in recent memory. It has become near daily fodder for local news media, social networks and cafe chat.

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Washington Redskins offensive guard Brandon Scherff (75) watches from the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) ** FILE **

Redskins' struggles with discipline resurface

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The Washington Redskins finished Sunday's game with 11 penalties, after only picking up a total of seven over its previous two games combined. An issue with discipline that appeared to be improving cropped up again, and it threatens to be a problem for the rest of this lost season.

Boring impeachment hearings? That's what now confronts the media, which was counting on some excitement to spice up the events. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Impeachment: A teachable moment for a clueless media

- The Washington Times

That's a shame. America's TV networks went and shook up their normal schedules to accommodate the House impeachment hearings against President Trump — no doubt expecting blockbuster accounts and breathless moments, which would surely force him out of office.