News Roundup 12/16/20

by | Dec 16, 2020

News Roundup 12/16/20

by | Dec 16, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US news

  • Massachusetts hospitals report a four-fold increase in child ER visits for psychiatric reasons. [Link]
  • Chicago police went to a woman’s home with bad information. The police kicked down her door and handcuffed her while she was naked. They forced her to remain naked in the presence of police officers while they searched her home. [Link]
  • US intelligence claims Russia was behind a hack of the US government without evidence. [Link]


  • Sources close to Biden say he is expected to keep Trump’s massive use of sanctions in place. Biden is expected to lift some sanctions but add others. [Link]
  • Bloomberg expects Biden to lift sanctions on Cuba. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia is buying up new lobbyists to target the Biden Administration. [Link]


  • Taiwan sees a future as a weapons supplier. [Link]


  • Somalia cut diplomatic ties with Kenya. Somalia accuses Kenya of meddling in their affairs. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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

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