News Roundup 11/5/18

by | Nov 5, 2018

News Roundup 11/5/18

by | Nov 5, 2018

  • Twitter deletes 10,000 accounts that were accused of spreading misinformation about voting. [Link]
  • The FDA approves a powerful new opioid pill. [Link]
  • The Pentagon declined a request from the White House to have US troops provide law enforcement services on the southern border. [Link]
  • The deployment of troops to the southern border could cost $200 million. [Link]
  • The Mexican president-elect supports the country’s supreme court ruling that allows recreational marijuana.  [Link]
  • North Korea threatens to restart their nuclear program. [Link]
  • Bahrain’s opposition leader has been sentenced to life in prison. [Link]
  • US sanctions against Iranian oil will be reimposed Monday. Russia will continue to trade Iranian oil. [Link]
  • Iran begins production of a domestically produced fighter jet. [Link]
  • Iraq moves 30,000 fighters to the border with Syria in concerns of ISIS crossing into Iraq. [Link]
  • A US soldier was killed in an insider attack in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • The Commander of US Forces in Afghanistan says the US cannot win militarily. [Link]
  • Tucker Carlson calls on Trump to end the Afghan War. [Link]
  • An important Taliban figure was assassinated. [Link]
  • At least 150 people were killed in battles over the weekend in Yemen. [Link]
  • Nigeria’s military fires on protesters. Protesters claim 40 were killed and Nigerian government sources say only six died. [Link]

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

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