News Roundup 5/9/19

by | May 10, 2019

News Roundup 5/9/19

by | May 10, 2019

  • A Florida city is attempting to seize the home of an elderly man who let his grass get too long while he was caring for his dying mother. [Link]
  • The US lifts sanctions on a Venezuelan general who defected. [Link]
  • A deputy of Juan Guaido was arrested by the Venezuelan government. The US threatened consequences if he was not released. The US is also threatening to sanction the Venezuelan Supreme Court. [Link]
  • North Korea test fires short-range missiles. This is the second North Korean weapons test fire in a week. [Link]
  • Doug Bandow on the violence against religious minorities in India. [Link]
  • The sixth round of peace talks between the Taliban and US end. The Taliban said some progress was made. [Link]
  • Trump admin officials announced the deployment of the USS Abe Lincoln so it appeared the US may be preparing for war with Iran. [Link]  
  • Secretary of State Pompeo travels to Baghdad to meet with the Iraqi Prime Minister about Iranian influence. [Link]
  • French protesters attempted to prevent weapons from being loaded on to ships. The weapons are being sold to Saudi Arabia. [Link]
  • The Syrian government takes an important town from the jihadists in the Idlib province. [Link]
  • The Yemeni government claims the UAE deployed 100 troops to Socotra. [Link]

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