Todays News 8/14/16

  • Protests get violent in Milwaukee, after police shoot and kill a 23 year old. The 23 year old was armed and fleeing police when he was shot by police. Protesters burned cars and set businesses on fire. [Link] Police Fyle
  • An Arizona Highway Patrol Officer threatens to shoot a man in front of his daughter. Officer, Oton Villegas, approached the car with his gun drawn and pointed his weapon at a 7 year old girl, after she attempted to follow his orders. He also threatened to “blow two holes” into the driver. The man was released after more officers arrived. The Officer realized he misread a New Mexico Police report and mistakenly pulled the man over. [Link] Police Fyle
  • Joe Biden urges Ukraine’s President to use restraint when dealing with Russia. In the past, US has supported the actions of the Ukrainian Government nearly 100%. The statement given by Biden could show a shift in US policy. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • Bipartisan coalitions are forming in both houses of congress, to block the new $1.15 Billion in weapon sales to Saudi Arabia. The Obama Administration recently approved the weapon sale to Saudi Arabia. Congressmen raise concerns about Saudi Arabia murdering children and committing war crimes, such as, the 40 school children that were murdered in Yemen yesterday. The Obama Administration has approved nearly $80 Billion in weapon sales to Saudi Arabia already. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle

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