Black Americans are more likely to die from police using tasers. [Link]
The Supreme Court rules that existing civil rights laws extend to LGBTQ workers. [Link]
A Republican super-pac is giving money to help Democratic Rep Elliot Engle in his primary. [Link]
The Senate Armed Service Committee allocated $10 million in the Senate NDAA bill for live nuclear weapons testing. [Link]
A US fighter jet went down off the coast of the UK. The pilot was killed. [Link]
The US has three aircraft carriers patrolling the Pacific Ocean for the first time since 2017. [Link]
Secretary of State Pompeo says the coming election in Venezuela is a sham. [Link]
Mexico’s President says his country will sell fuel to Venezuela if asked. [Link]
Ukraine says three people were arrested trying to give a $5 million bribe to get an investigation into Bersama dropped. Bersama is a large Ukrainian energy company that once had Hunter Biden on their board. Authorities report the bribe was unrelated to Biden. [Link]
The Taliban and the Afghan government agreed to hold peace talks in Qatar. [Link]
Two Senators sent a letter to Secretary of State Pompeo asking what happened to the $1 billion in aid to Afghanistan that was cut. [Link]
Doctors Without Borders will close its maternity ward in Kabul after an attack on the hospital killed 24 people. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. [Link]
SIPRI reports that Israel likely added 10 nuclear weapons to its stockpile in 2019. The arms monitoring group believes Israel now has 90 nukes. [Link]
New US sanctions on Syria will take effect this week. [Link]
The UN removes Saudi Arabia from a blacklist of countries that kill children. Saudi killed or injured at least 222 Yemeni children with airstrikes in 2019. [Link]
A Saudi airstrike killed 13 Yemeni civilians, including four children. [Link]
US News LA’s mayor says the city will cut power and sewer services to family homes where lockdowns are violated. [Link] Trump’s Operation Legend is expanding its deployment of federal police to St. Louis and Memphis. [Link] Foreign Policy Trump’s Envoy to Iran, Brian...
2020 Joe Biden calls for more funding for police. [Link] Susan Rice is emerging as a top choice for Biden's vice president. [Link] Iowa restores voting rights to felons who have completed their sentence. [Link] US News Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that will...
US News Border Patrol raided an aid camp for migrants in the Arizona desert run by No More Deaths. Thirty illegal immigrants were arrested. The group believes the aid camp was targeted because No More Deaths published negative information about Border Patrol. [Link]...
US News Trump sets a September 15th deadline for a US company to acquire TikTok or the platform will be banned in the US. Trump added that the company that buys TikTok should pay the US Treasury for facilitating the deal. [Link] Homeland Security seized $2 billion...
US News On Friday, the Trump administration signaled TikTok would be banned. However, Microsoft is in plans to buy the US version of TikTok. Facebook is set to launch its own version of TikTok. [Link] Trump tweets Homeland Security will not leave Portland until local...
US News Trump tweets that universal mail-in voting will create mass voter fraud. He added, "Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???" [Link] Twitter says the Bitcoin scam hack was carried out after a spear-phishing attack against...