West Virginia botches impeachment of chief justice. Faces constitutional crisis. Stay tuned. – The Washington Post

Now this is what you call a “constitutional crisis.” On Monday morning, West Virginia’s chief justice was scheduled to go on trial before the state Senate for “lavish spending” on elaborate office renovations, among other ethics complaints. She faced removal from office by impeachment in the House. But there will be no …

Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 16, 2018

Actress Angela Lansbury is 93. Actor Peter Bowles (“Victoria,” ″Rumpole of the Bailey”) is 82. Actor Barry Corbin (“One Tree Hill,” ″Northern Exposure”) is 78. Bassist C.F. Turner of Bachman-Turner Overdrive is 75. Actress Suzanne Somers is 72. Guitarist Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead is 71. Producer-director David Zucker …

Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat

LONDON (AP) — Ecuador has formally ordered Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests if he wants to be reconnected to the internet, according to a memo published in a local media outlet Monday. The nine-page memo published by Ecuadorean website Codigo Vidrio said Assange is prohibited …