Iowa’s governor will sign an executive order allowing felons to vote. [Link]
Trump signs a new executive order attempting to give minor reform to police abuse. The EO calls for police departments to share more information about police officers with a history of abuse and incentives police to include social workers on calls involving nonviolent offenses. [Link]
The NYPD is reassigning 600 plain-clothing police officers. The decision was made because of the ongoing protests against police brutality. [Link]
The US Embassy in Ukraine reports the US transferred $60 million in military aid, including Javelin anti-tank missiles. [Link]
The US wants an in-person meeting with Iran to discuss a larger prisoner swap. [Link]
Dozens of Indian and Chinese soldiers were killed along the line of control. India says 20 of its soldiers died. More details of the conflict are unclear. [Link]
North Korea destroyed an office in a border town. The office was set up for talks with South Korea. [Link]
North Korea rejected an offer from South Korea to have special envoys meet amid increasing tensions. North Korea also said it would redeploy forces to some border areas. [Link]
A senior UAE official says his country can work with Israel despite political differences. [Link]
Netanyahu signals he wants at least a two-phase annexation of the West Bank. The first phase would just annex small settlements. [Link]
Russia and Turkey postpone planned talks that were directed towards reducing violence in Libya and Syria. [Link]
After the talks were delayed, the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord began an offensive to retake Sirte. [Link]
Turkey is in talks with the Government of National Accord to establish a lasting Turkish presence at Libyan military bases. [Link]
Russia asks the US to help create a ceasefire in Libya. [Link]
At least 61 people died when a migrant ship sank off the coast of Tunisia. [Link]
France and five African Sahel countries announce a coalition to combat jihadists in the region. France is hoping for support from European allies and financial support from Saudi Arabia and the UAE. [Link]
Unknown militants killed ten Ivory Coast soldiers near Burkina Faso. [Link]
Islamists in Nigeria killed 20 soldiers and more than 40 civilians. [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...