News Roundup 6/14/19

by | Jun 14, 2019

News Roundup 6/14/19

by | Jun 14, 2019

US News

  • Black drivers in Missouri are 91% more likely to be pulled over than white drivers. [Link]
  • A new law will require some Alabama sex offenders to be medically castrated before getting parole. [Link]
  • All criminal charges have been dropped against Flint officials who covered up and ignored the deadly water they were pumping into homes. [Link]
  • The F-35 is still plagued with severe problems. [Link]

The New Cold War

  • Putin says the US and Russian relationship is getting worse and worse. [Link]

Kazakhstan

  • Nearly 1,000 were arrested for protesting in Kazakhstan. [Link]

Middle East

  • Moon of Alabama breaks down the attack on two cargo ships in the Gulf of Oman. [Link] Pompeo blames Iran for the ships attacked in the Gulf of Oman. [Link]
  • Israel has bombed Gaza the past two nights. Israel said the attacks are a response to a rocket fired from Gaza that caused small damage to a school. [Link]
  • Turkey moves forward with the purchase of the S-400 air defense from Russia. [Link]
  • Iraqi Shiites are gaining more control in Mosul. [Link]
  • A Houthi cruise missile hit an airport in Saudi Arabia, injuring 26 civilians. [Link]

Africa

  • Insurgents overrun a military base in Nigeria. Reports say the base commander was killed and the rest of the troops fled. [Link]
  • Two people who traveled from the Congo die of Ebola in Uganda. [Link]
  • Seventeen people were killed in Darfur. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, assistant editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter.

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