News Roundup 4/2/18

by | Apr 2, 2018

  • Trump has filled his administration with people guilty of torture, murder, and war crimes. [Link]
  • St. Louis spent $51 million on a streetcar to nowhere. [Link]
  • A new video has been released of the murder of Alton Sterling. [Link] The police officer who murdered Alton Sterling has been fired. [Link]
  • John Bolton once threatened the head of an international agency’s children to get the official to resign from office. [Link]
  • Russia tells the UK to remove 50 diplomats from Russia. [Link]
  • The US and South Korea will begin large military exercises on the Korean Peninsula. [Link]
  • Israel deploys over 100 snipers to Gaza in preparation for Palestinian protests. [Link] During Land Day protests, Israel shot over 750 Palestinian protesters and killed at least 16. [Link]
  • The US blocks a UN resolution what that would have set up an investigation into Israel’s murder of Palestinian protesters. [Link]
  • The Defense Department accidentally admits to US Forces are carrying out presence patrols in Manbij. [Link]
  • 2 US Coalition Forces killed and 5 injured by a roadside bomb in Manbij Syria. [Link]
  • The White House announces a freeze to $200 million earmarked to go to rebuilding Syria. [Link]
  • Trump has been discussing the withdraw of US troops from Syria for weeks. [Link]
  • Assad reaches a deal with the last rebel group in Eastern Ghouta. The rebels will give up their weapons and be moved to northern Syria. [Link]
  • ISIS attacked Assad allied forces in eastern Syria. 19 troops loyal to Assad were killed. [Link]
  • A fire destroys the UN’s food storage warehouse in Yemen. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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

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