2017年9月5日 星期二

recuse, recusal, suspense novel, infuriate, Go ballistic


Why China’s Xi Refuses to Go Ballistic Over North Korean Nuclear Turmoil A2

Kim Jong Un is calculating that China’s leader won’t risk precipitous action against Pyongyang ahead of a delicate leadership transition.




QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"Sessions should have never recused himself, and if he was going to recuse himself he should have told me before he took the job and I would have picked somebody else."
PRESIDENT TRUMP, in an interview with The New York Times, expressing his frustration with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who recused himself from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. He said the decision was "very unfair to the president."


Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation reportedly infuriated President Trump.



Comey's deputy became acting director through the normal line of succession, but Sessions is considering others to fill in until President Trump nominates a successor.

An acting FBI director is already in place, but the president is seeking to appoint an interim director. The attorney general is conducting interviews for…
NPR.ORG

Trump 'ballistic' over Sessions recusal Russia ties in meeting ...


www.businessinsider.com/trump-ballistic-over-sessions-recusal-russia-ties-in-meeting-...

12 hours ago - Trump reportedly went 'ballistic' over Sessions recusal amid Russia firestorm. ... President Donald Trump was outraged Friday over Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal from investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign, according to media reports. Trumphauled his ...



The claims, pending in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose, turn on whether Saloner, after informing Stanford Provost John Etchemendy of his relationship with Gruenfeld, 53, properly recused himself from any decisions regarding the separated couple. 



Case May Define When a Judge Must Recuse Self
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- Hugh Caperton was born into the coal business, but for more than a decade he has spent more time in a courthouse than a mine. The complex, intrigue-filled legal tale he will present to the Supreme Court this week was literally enough to spawn a suspense novel, but it boils down to...
(By Robert Barnes, The Washington Post)





Urban Dictionary: Go ballistic

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Go%20ballistic

Get very angry, such that you lose your self-control.



The verb recuse is used in legal situations and means to remove someone from a position of judicial authority, either a judge or a member of a jury, who is deemed unacceptable to judge, usually because of some bias. The Latin recusare, meaning"to refuse" is the place to start in the history of recuse.


recuse
rɪˈkjuːz/
verb
NORTH AMERICAN
  1. challenge (a judge or juror) as unqualified to perform legal duties because of a potential conflict of interest or lack of impartiality.
    "he was recused when he referred to the corporation as ‘a bunch of villains’"
    • (of a judge) excuse oneself from a case because of a potential conflict of interest or lack of impartiality.
      "it was the right of counsel to ask a judge to recuse himself from continuing to hear a case because of bias"


suspense novel 懸疑小說
suspense
noun [U]
the feeling of excitement or anxiety which you have when you are waiting for something to happen and are uncertain about what it is going to be:
She kept him in suspense for several days before she said that she would marry him.
The suspense is killing me (= I am extremely eager to know what is going to happen).
There is a gradual build-up of suspense throughout the film, until it comes to an unexpected ending.

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