A list of government officials who “unmasked” Flynn has been released. The list includes Comey, Clapper, Brennan, and Biden. [Link]
1.4 million healthcare workers have been laid off since the start of lockdowns. [Link]
The Senate failed to defeat a measure that will allow the government to surveil Americans’ internet search history without a warrant. The motion failed by one vote. Two Senators who would have voted for the motion could not attend the session. [Link]
A new bill would give the government $100 billion to run a contract tracing surveillance program on Americans. [Link]
The world spent over $76 billion on nuclear weapons in 2019. The US spent just under half of the total at $35 billion. [Link]
The US sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait. [Link]
The US says Cuba is not fully cooperating on terrorism. [Link]
The Taliban killed five people with a truck bomb in eastern Afghanistan. [Link]
The US threatens that if the UN does not extend an arms embargo against Iran, the US will place all UN sanctions back on Iran. [Link]
US aggression towards Iran is making Iraqis rethink their ties to the US. [Link]
Niger reports killing 75 Boko Haram militants in military operations. [Link]
George Floyd Protests Minneapolis is considering a number of proposals to restructure the city’s police force including stripping money from the police. Another proposal called for disbanding the police. [Link] Customs and Border Patrol used an unarmed Predator drone...
George Floyd Protests The charges against Derek Chauvin have been upgraded to second-degree murder. The three other police officers who assisted in the murder have been charged. [Link] Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says he does not support using the Insurrection...
US News A security guard was shot and killed by looters at a St. Louis pawn shop. [Link] The Department of Justice gave the DEA the authority to carry out covert surveillance of the George Floyd protest movement. [Link] One thousand six hundred soldiers are on standby...
George Floyd Protests Police officers started a riot in Pittsburg. [Link] A SUV attempted to ram a line of police officers. Two officers were injured. [Link] Police used gas, arrests, and military helicopters to breakup protests in DC. Video from yesterday shows cops...
The Murder of George Floyd The police officer who murdered George Floyd has been charged with manslaughter and murder. Derek Chauvin and three other officers were fired after they murdered Floyd. [Link] Will Porter covers the protests, looting, and police brutality....
US News Trump signs an executive order condemning social media companies for choosing to censor some speech. [Link] Twitter hid Trump’s tweet on the protests in Minneapolis for ‘glorifying violence.’ [Link] The US limits the number of charter flights to Cuba. [Link]...