Eight of the Minneapolis police officers to be fired since 2006, six have gotten their jobs reinstated after intervention from the police union. [Link]
Senator Rand Paul is leading an effort to restrict police ability to steal through civil asset forfeiture. [Link]
The US will continue to deploy at least 4,000 Army soldiers to the southern border. So far, the deployment has cost $745 million. [Link]
The Mexico City police chief was shot, and two of his bodyguards killed in an assassination attempt by drug cartels. [Link]
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper will meet with Trump today to discuss options about removing troops from Germany. Trump announced weeks ago that he would withdraw 9,500 troops from Germany and cap the deployment at 25,000. [Link]
Russian and American planes continue to intercept each other over international airspace. [Link]
The NYT reported that an unnamed intelligence official said that Russia offered bounties to the Taliban to kill American soldiers. CNN later reported an unnamed European intelligence official had confirmed the reports. However, no outlet has provided any proof the bounties were offered, or any US soldiers were attacked as a result of the bounty. Joe Biden attacked Trump for failing to respond to the alleged bounty. [Link]
Trump finalized a plan to withdraw another 4,000 troops from Afghanistan. Trump’s goal is to have around 4,500 soldiers in Afghanistan by Fall. [Link]
An Afgan government airstrike killed 15 Taliban. The government claims members of Taliban leadership were killed. [Link]
Two members of Afghanistan’s human rights commission were killed in a bombing. [Link]
David Cornin explains how European Union research funding promotes Israeli apartheid. [Link]
Israeli airstrikes continue to target Syrian and allied forces in Syria. [Link]
US News MIT and Harvard file a lawsuit against a Trump decision to bar foreign students from remaining in the US if they are only taking online classes. [Link] The California prison system moved prisoners with coronavirus to the San Quentin Prison. A third of the...
US News A new law in northeastern Italy gives the government the power to arrest people who refuse Covid treatment. [Link] CENTCOM top Gen. Kenzie says he did not see a “causative link” between the alleged Russian bounties to the Taliban and the deaths of US soldiers...
US News The NYPD culture of impunity has allowed a police officer to keep his job for 18 years and receive thousands in raises even though the officer has routinely raped people on the side of the road. The city has paid out nearly a million dollars because of the...
US News Two Oklahoma police officers were charged with second-degree murder after they tased a man to death by shocking him 50 times. [Link] The anti-privacy EARN IT Act passes out of a Senate committee. [Link] The US sent two aircraft carriers into the South China...
US News Jeffery Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested in New Hampshire by the FBI on charges related to the dead sex trafficker. [Link] Large US corporations are threatening to pull ads from Facebook in an effort to get the social network to censor...
US News Seattle’s mayor ordered the police to clear the CHAZ. [Link] Minneapolis’ city council has spent $63,000 of taxpayer money to hire private security for themselves. [Link] A family had to demolish their home after a SWAT team destroyed it trying to remove a...