News Roundup 8/9/2022

by | Aug 8, 2022

News Roundup 8/9/2022

by | Aug 8, 2022

US News

  • Relatives of 19-year-old Anton Black, who died after being detained by police officers in Maryland, have reached a $5m partial settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit. AJ
  • According to a lawsuit filed by the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender (OPD), the practice came to light after a case in which New Jersey State Police successfully subpoenaed a testing lab for a blood sample drawn from a child. Police then performed DNA analysis on the blood sample that reportedly linked the child’s father to a crime committed more than 25 years ago. Tech Dirt

Ukraine

  • The US approves a new $1 billion weapons transfer to Ukraine. The Hill
  • The World Bank said the $4.5bn in new aid to Kiev, funded by a US grant, will “contribute to sustaining the government’s administrative and service delivery capacity to exercise core functions at the national and regional levels.” AJ
  • CBS News retracted a documentary it briefly released on Sunday after pressure from the Ukrainian government. The original documentary CBS put out examined the flow of military aid to Ukraine and quoted someone familiar with the process who said in April that only 30% of the arms were making it to the frontline. AWC
  • Russia has suspended an arrangement that allowed US and Russian inspectors to visit each other’s nuclear weapons sites under the 2010 New Start treaty. Guardian AWC
  • Northrop Grumman is partnering with rocket startup Firefly Aerospace to build a new version of its workhorse Antares rocket without Russian-made engines that were cut off from the US after the invasion of Ukraine. Reuters

Korea

  • The US Department of the Treasury has announced sanctions against the virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash. The US claims it assisted North Korean hacking. AJ

China

  • The Pentagon has not changed its assessment that China is not planning to invade Taiwan in the next two years, the Defense Department’s top policy official said. Politico

Iran

  • A top EU official says a final draft agreement to revive the Iran Nuclear Deal is not on the table and both sides are consulting their capitals. AP

Mali

  • At least 17 soldiers and four civilians were killed Sunday in an attack in a strategic border zone between Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, Mali’s army said. France 24

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.

Our Books

thisone

Related Articles

Related

News Roundup 10/4/2022

News Roundup 10/4/2022

US News The sailor accused of setting the fire to the USS Bonhomme Richard has been found not guilty. The $1.2 billion warship was destroyed in the fire. Military Times Joe Biden is withholding the full report on the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal...

read more
News Roundup 10/4/2022

News Roundup 9/29/2022

US News An investigation conducted by the cybersecurity group Ghost Data found advertisements from well-known companies appeared on Twitter accounts that promote child pornography. Several corporations have removed their ads from the social networking site in...

read more
News Roundup 10/4/2022

News Roundup 9/25/2022

US News Two new polls from Morning Consult and Concerned Veterans for America show at least a plurality of Americans are tired of interventionism. The results show twice as many Americans want to send less aid to Ukraine than those who would support sending more....

read more
News Roundup 10/4/2022

News Roundup 9/20/2022

US News The Pentagon has ordered a sweeping review of how it conducts clandestine information warfare after social media sites removed fake accounts that were suspected of being linked to the US military, The Washington Post reported on Monday. AWC According to the...

read more
News Roundup 10/4/2022

News Roundup 9/18/2022

US News The White House offers state and local governments $1 billion in grants directed toward improving cybersecurity. Nextgov Veterans may be committing suicide at over double the Pentagon's estimated rate. Military Times The Pentagon awarded Lockheed Martin and...

read more
News Roundup 10/4/2022

News Roundup 9/8/2022

US News Bill LaPlante, the defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, said the Pentagon should sign longer-term contracts with weapons makers. Defense One The Pentagon temporarily halts deliveries of the F-35 because a part was made in China Existing...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This