News Roundup 11/16/20

by | Nov 16, 2020

News Roundup 11/16/20

by | Nov 16, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Child visits to the ER for mental health reasons is up 31% during the pandemic. [Link]
  • Joe Biden has a plan to appoint a ‘Supply Commander’ that will manage essential supply chains in the US. [Link]
  • San Francisco considers $1,000 fines for people smoking tobacco or pot in their apartment. [Link]
  • Trump’s new Secretary of Defense Chris Miller signals America could be withdrawing troops from Afghanistan or Iraq. [Link]

Venezuela

  • The American Conservative filed a lawsuit to find more information on the Trump administration’s connection to the Venezuelan ‘Bay of Pigs.’ [Link]

Israel

  • Israel is moving ahead with a plan to build 1,200 settler homes in East Jerusalem. [Link]

Ethiopia

  • Ethiopia’s Prime Minister says his army seized another city in Tigray. The fighting in Tigray is reported to have spread to another area of Ethiopia and Eritrea. [Link]
  • Gunmen killed 34 people on a bus in Ethiopia. [Link]

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