News Roundup 10/27/17

by | Oct 27, 2017

  • The Trump administration is imposing new screening and interviews on travelers coming into the US. American citizens are subject to the searches and interviews. [Link]
  • Inmates in an Oregon prison are not given clean dishware. [Link]
  • New York will ban vaping in indoor public places. [Link]
  • Some of the JFK assassination documents were released. Trump blocked the release of some of the documents. [Link]
  • Twitter banned Russia Today and Spudnik News from running ads. [Link]
  • The city of Chicago will pay out $44.7 million to a man who was shooting the head by a Chicago police officer. [Link]
  • A majority of Republicans favor legalizing marijuana. [Link]
  • Trump has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. [Link]
  • Vice President Pence said the US will provide more aid and protection to Christians living in the Middle East. [Link]
  • Senator Chris Murphy will introduce a bill to prevent Trump from attacking North Korea without Congressional approval. [Link]
  • Peter Van Buren argues mutually assured destruction will prevent war between the US and North Korea. [Link]
  • Nick Turse lays out the history of US interventionism in Niger. [Link]
  • Trump says China is helping the US in North Korea and Russia is hurting American efforts. [Link]
  • The Catalan Parliment will vote on declaring independence. [Link]
  • The Iraqi army has announced they are attacking Islamic State targets on the border with Syria. Peshmerga forces are reporting they are being attacked by the Iraqi army as well. [Link]
  • Turkey and Iraq say the Kurds freezing their independence referendum isn’t good enough. [Link]
  • Tillerson says Assad is on his way out in Syria. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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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