News Roundup 4/28/20

by | Apr 28, 2020

News Roundup 4/28/20

by | Apr 28, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • More evidence surfaces to support Tara Reade’s sexual abuse claim against Joe Biden. [Link]
  • The Supreme Court rules 8-1 that the federal government must provide a $12 billion bailout to health insurance companies. The bailout was a promise from Obamacare. However, Congress had declined to budget money for the program. [Link]
  • Undercover police officers arrest two women for operating a hair salon during the coronavirus lockdown. [Link]
  • Reports say Trump is looking to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan. [Link]
  • Global defense spending in 2019 hit $1.9 trillion. [Link]

Middle East

  • 2,500 US paratroopers that were deployed to the Middle East just after Christmas are returning home. [Link]
  • Israel carried out several airstrikes near Damascus. Syrian media reports four foreign fighters and three civilians were killed. [Link]
  • A group of current and former OPCW officials wrote a report debunking the most recent report from the OPCW claiming Assad is using chemical weapons. [Link]
  • Coronavirus in Yemen is spreading as war makes it difficult to track. [Link]

Somalia 

  • The US admits to killing two civilians in Somalia in early 2019. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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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