News Roundup 8/17/18

by | Aug 17, 2018

News Roundup 8/17/18

by | Aug 17, 2018

  • Los Angeles subway riders will have to pass through body scanners. [Link]
  • Georgia police officers tase a 86 year old woman. [Link]
  • The Pentagon announced Trump’s military parade has been postponed. [Link]
  • Senator Rand Paul suggests Julian Assange should receive immunity if he testifies before Congress. [Link]
  • Senator Rand Paul on his recent trip to Russia. [Link]
  • Rep Thomas Massie explains how Russiagate has undercut American values and hurt US relations with Russia. [Link]
  • Secretary of State Pompeo is forming a working group to increase political and economic pressure on Iran. [Link]
  • Qatar pledges to invest $15 billion in Turkey. The announcement has helped strengthen the Turkish currency. [Link]
  • The US threatens additional sanctions against Turkey unless an American pastor is released. [Link]
  • Reese Erlich explains how Afghanistan has become a failed narco-state. [Link]
  • Iraq carries out an airstrike on an ISIS target in Syria. [Link]

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