News Roundup 6/11/18

by | Jun 11, 2018

News Roundup 6/11/18

by | Jun 11, 2018

  • Trump asks protesting athletes on suggestions for who to pardon. [Link]
  • Trump says he will likely support ending the federal ban on marijuana. [Link]
  • The US plans to release a US citizen captured fighting for ISIS in Syria. [Link]
  • The US temporarily grounds B1-B bombers for safety reasons. [Link]
  • Trump says Russia should rejoin the G7. [Link]
  • The Trump Administration criticizes the Canadian leader’s tactics at the G7. [Link]
  • Putin says he is willing to meet with Trump at a summit and welcomes Trump’s suggestion for Russia to rejoin the G7. [Link]
  • The EU and Canada will implement countermeasures against US tariffs. [Link]
  • The US State Department issues a warning of sonic weapons being used in China. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama on the changing position of King Abdullah of Jordan. [Link]
  • The US plans to increase military operations against ISIS-K during a ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban. [Link]
  • The Iraqi military has swapped American made tanks for Russian T-90s. [Link]
  • A fire breaks out at an Iraqi ballot warehouse. The Iraqi government is attempting to do a full recount of a recent election. [Link]
  • US airstrikes killed 100 Syrian civilians in recent weeks. [Link]
  • Saudi state media claims that three Saudi civilians were killed by a Houthi missile. [Link]
  • The UAE is backing Yemeni forces advancing on Hodeida. [Link]
  • The UAE warns an attack on Hodeida is imminent and calls for aid workers to leave the city. [Link]
  • The US sanctions six human traffickers in Libya. [Link]
  • Egypt and Ethiopia reach a deal on the Nile dam project. [Link]

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