News Roundup 3/28/18

by | Mar 28, 2018

  • Police are using dead peoples fingerprints to unlock their iPhones. [Link]
  • A Louisiana police officer records herself on her OWN body camera admitting she was conducting an illegal search. [Link]
  • The Baton Rouge police officers who were involved in the murder of Alton Sterling will not be charged. [Link]
  • Texas police shoot an unarmed man whose pants were around his ankles. [Link]
  • Trump announces he will end the deportation protections for 4,000 Liberians. Those immigrants will have 18 months to leave the US. [Link]
  • A provision in the Omnibus spending bill bans the US from giving weapons to Ukrainian Nazis. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama explains how recent missile defense failures in Saudi Arabia and Israel highlight the shortcomings of missile defense technologies. [Link] Timothy Postol reviews the historical failures of the Patriot Missile System. [Link]
  • The US budgets $705 million to give Israel for their missile defense system. [Link]
  • Kim Jong Un traves to China to meet with President Xi. [Link]
  • At least 27 Syrian civilians were killed by shelling from rebels in Eastern Ghouta. [Link]
  • The US supported Saudi war in Yemen is causing a humanitarian crisis. [Link]
  • Since the start of the Yemen Civil War, 500,000 Yemeni children have dropped out of school. At least 2,400 Yemeni children have joined armed groups. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama debunks new claims that Iran is arming the Houthi. [Link]
  • The UN Security Council votes to keep over 16,000 militarized “peacekeepers” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for another year. [Link]

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