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News Roundup 12/1/16

by | Dec 1, 2016

  • Trump picks Steve Mnuchin to be Treasury Secretary. One of Mnuchin’s first goals will be to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. [Link]
  • Lori Clare Kavitz was sentenced to 24 years in prison because she lived with a man who was selling meth. The judge that sentenced her wrote a letter to Obama begging him for clemency for Lori. [Link]
  • A new report details how many American prisoners are in solitary confinement. Nearly 3000 prisoners have spent 6 or more years in solitary confinement. [Link]
  • A change to Rule 41 will allow judges to grant the FBI hacking or surveillance warrants outside of their jurisdictions. This will allow a single judge to grant a warrant allowing the FBI to go after anyone anywhere on the planet. [Link]
  • A UN panel finds that Julian Assange is a victim of arbitrary detention. Assange renews his request to be set free. [Link]
  • OPEC countries reach a deal to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day. This amounts to roughly 1% of the oil produced worldwide each day. [Link]
  • In Syria, Israeli warplanes launch airstrikes against targets West of Damascus. [Link]
  • Nearly 4,000 were killed in Iraq in November. 1,533 of those killed were civilians. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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

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