News Roundup 10/24/17

by | Oct 24, 2017

  • Marcy Wheeler reports on Congress’s attempt to expand spying on Americans. [Link]
  • Two NYPD officers raped a teenager. The officers have now claimed that the 18-year-old consented to sex after they arrested her. [Link]
  • 70% of Americans believe the nuclear agreement with Iran should be renegotiated. [Link]
  • The New York Times editorial board says the US is in an endless war. [Link]
  • Some US Senators were stunned to learn US troops were in Niger. [Link]
  • The UN added 32 items to the list of goods prohibited from being sold to North Korea. [Link]
  • Iran military includes American weapons. [Link]
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced stop in Afghanistan. [Link] Tillerson says the US will look to work with moderate members of the Taliban. [Link]
  • The president of Iraq rejects Tillerson calls to disband Shi’ite militias. [Link]
  • ISIS kills 70 civilians in a Syria town. [Link]
  • US airstrikes on Deir Ezzor kill 22 civilians. [Link]
  • The US returned diplomats to Venezuela that were recalled during unrest in Venezuela. [Link]

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Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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