News Roundup 11/20/17

  • Trump adds five names to list of potential Supreme Court nominees. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Trump threatens to close the Palestinian Liberation Organization office in DC if the Palestinians do not engage in talks with Israel. The PLO responded by saying they would end communications with the Trump administration if the PLO office in DC was closed. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Chicago had the countries first “mass exoneration” letting 15 men go free. Up to 500 cases are in question because a pack of police officers have been exposed for framing several people. [Link] Police Fyle
  • Representative John Duncan covering the out of control military budget. [Link]
  • More US troops are dying in war zones for the first time in six years. [Link]
  • The US is beginning research into ground-based cruise missiles. Those missiles are banned by a treaty with Russia. [Link]
  • US government financial incentives are causing Europeans to adopt Russia-gate narratives. [Link]
  • A Marine killed a Japanese citizen in a car crash. The US Marine was intoxicated. [Link]
  • US warship collides with Japanese tugboat. The 7th fleet has now had five incidents where US ships took damage this year. [Link]
  • Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe refuses to step down as president. [Link] Zimbabwe’s political leaders have united in calls for Mugabe to step down. [Link] Thousands of protesters marched against Mugabe. [Link] Mugabe has been removed as the leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling political party. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama on Turkey’s questionable future in NATO. [Link]
  • Turkey’s president pulls Turkish troops from NATO exercises in Norway. [Link]
  • Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri made it to France on Saturday and meet with Marcon. Hariri’s three youngest children remain in Saudi Arabia. Hariri said he will return to Lebanon soon. [Link]
  • The Iraqi Kurdish government announce their support for a united Iraq. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • US airstrikes are causing 31 times more civilian deaths than claimed by the US. [Link] One in every five airstrikes hits a civilian. [Link]  ISIS War Fyle

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