News Roundup 5/11/2022

by | May 11, 2022

News Roundup 5/11/2022

by | May 11, 2022

US News

  • The CDC estimates 107,000 Americans died from overdoses in 2021. [Link]
  • Bodycam footage shows police killing a 75-year-old woman with dementia. [Link]
  • The Pentagon tested microwave anti-drone weapons. [Link]

Russia

  • The White House says the next aid package to Ukraine should be passed by May 19. [Link]
  • The House passes a $40 billion aid package for Ukraine. [Link]
  • Senator Tuberville says the US is risking war in Ukraine. [Link]
  • Ukraine’s Kherson region leader appeals to Moscow for admission into the Russian Federation. [Link]
  • Boris Johnson pushed Zelensky not to make an agreement with Russia. [Link]
  • The UK pledges to support Finland and Sweden’s military if attacked. [Link]

China

  • The US sails another warship through the Taiwan Strait. China warned the US against the maneuvers. [Link]
  • The State Department alters its factsheet on Taiwan, upsetting China. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US and Bahrain begin the Neon Defender war games. [Link]
  • Iran carries out cross-border attacks in Iraqi Kurdistan. [Link]

Congo

  • At least 14 people were killed in a raid on a displaced person camp in the Congo. [Link]

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