The former Bolivian president Morales has accepted asylum in Mexico. [Link]
Bolivian Senator Jeanine Anez declares herself interim president. [Link]
European governments agree to work on 13 new weapons projects. The projects will increase Europe’s independence from the US. [Link]
An Islamic State affiliate is blamed for an attack near the Tajikistan/Uzbekistan border. 15 militants were killed as well as a soldier and a police officer. [Link]
Afghanistan will release three Taliban members – including the leader of the Haqqani Network. In exchange for the Taliban release American and Australian professors. [Link]
The US envoy to Afghanistan says the US supports the swap. [Link]
A US airstrike killed four Afghan soldiers. [Link]
At least ten people have been killed by the Israeli bombing of Gaza. The fighting started when an Israeli airstrike killed the leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad and his wife. Israel is calling up reserve soldiers in response. [Link]
One person was killed during protests in Lebanon. [Link]
A senior administration official says the US has no intention of ending its alliance with the Syrian Kurdish militia. [Link]
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports two civilians were killed by Turkish forces during a joint Turkish/Russian parol through a Kurdish city. [Link]
US drones captured video of Turkish backed Syria rebels committing war crimes against Syrian civilians. [Link]
France agrees to take back 11 suspected jihadists from Turkey. [Link]
The US sanctions the leader of al-Qaeda in Mali. [Link]
The Democratic Republic of the Congo forces killed the leader of a militant Hutu group. [Link] The Congolese Army also claimed to kill 25 Islamist militants. [Link]
US News Jeffery Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested in New Hampshire by the FBI on charges related to the dead sex trafficker. [Link] Large US corporations are threatening to pull ads from Facebook in an effort to get the social network to censor...
US News Seattle’s mayor ordered the police to clear the CHAZ. [Link] Minneapolis’ city council has spent $63,000 of taxpayer money to hire private security for themselves. [Link] A family had to demolish their home after a SWAT team destroyed it trying to remove a...
US News The Supreme Court ruled against a strict Louisiana abortion law. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the liberal members in a 5-4 decision. [Link] The Colorado police officers that killed Elijah McClain were placed on paid leave after photos surfaced showing...
US News Reddit purged several subreddits, including a pro-Trump forum. [Link] Twitch suspends Trump’s account. [Link] Secretary of State Pompeo announces the US will stop exporting some “dual-use” items to Hong Kong because of his view that Hong Kong is not...
US News Boston bans the use of facial recognition. [Link] Eight of the Minneapolis police officers to be fired since 2006, six have gotten their jobs reinstated after intervention from the police union. [Link] Senator Rand Paul is leading an effort to restrict police...
US News Three North Carolina cops were fired after accidentally recording themselves talking about killing black people. [Link] 1.5 million Americans filed for unemployment this week. Over 6 million have filed for unemployment since the start of June. [Link] The Air...