Tennessee is refusing to test DNA that could prove a man, who has already been executed, is innocent. [Link]
The Department of Defense awarded $49 million in grants to 91 colleges. [Link]
The House passes the Hong Kong Human Rights Bill blocking some weapon sales and allowing sanctions against officials. Trump is expected to sign the bill. [Link]
The Pentagon denies a report from South Korean media claiming the US is considering dropping US troop levels in South Korea. [Link]
China and South Korea sign an agreement to form more security ties. [Link]
Netanyahu’s main political rival, Gantz, failed to form a government. Under the Israeli constitution, the legislator is now given 21 days to nominate someone who can form a government, or Israel will hold another round of elections. [Link]
Netanyahu has been indicted on corruption charges. The most serious charges are exchanging influence for positive news coverage. Moon of Alabama explains the indictment makes Netanyahu even more dangerous. [Link]
The USS Abe Lincoln carrier strike entered the Persian Gulf. [Link]
The IAEA says it is traveling to Iran to meet with officials about a site that tested positive for mined, unenriched uranium. It is unclear if the site did have this form of uranium; it would violate any agreement. [Link]
Israeli airstrikes in Syria killed Twenty-three people. The strikes occurred Wednesday, and two civilians were among the dead. [Link]
Iraqi security forces killed at least four protesters on Thursday. [Link]
The UK has doubled its weapon sales to Saudi Arabia since Saudi Arabia started a war against Yemen. Most of the weapon sales have been missiles. [Link]
US officials have met with a Libyan politician who is a representative of Haftar. [Link]
Islamist militants, believed to be the ADF, killed 19 and burned a church to the ground in the Congo. [Link]
US News On Friday, the Trump administration signaled TikTok would be banned. However, Microsoft is in plans to buy the US version of TikTok. Facebook is set to launch its own version of TikTok. [Link] Trump tweets Homeland Security will not leave Portland until local...
US News Trump tweets that universal mail-in voting will create mass voter fraud. He added, "Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???" [Link] Twitter says the Bitcoin scam hack was carried out after a spear-phishing attack against...
US News Plainclothes NY police officers arrested protesters and took them away in an unmarked van. [Link] Democrats introduce an amendment that will defund Trump's deployment of federal police to cities dealing with riots. [Link] Internet browsers are showing Syrian...
US News The DNC defeated a proposed change to its platform that would have called for the legalization of marijuana. [Link] Twitter suspended Donald Trump Jr. for posting a video of doctors talking about Covid. [Link] Charlotte police suspected a wanted man was hiding...
US News The second Covid stimulus will be at least $1 trillion. [Link] Over the past eight years, Rite Aid has installed cameras equipped with facial recognition software in 200 of its stores. The facial recognition software is tied to the Chinese government. [Link]...
US News The Feds shut down a $25 million Bitcoin business for failing to comply with federal regulations. [Link] A Kentucky couple was forced to wear ankle monitors after testing positive for Covid. [Link] Libertarian activist Garrett Foster was murdered at an Austin...