News Roundup 11/27/17

  • Google admits to de-ranking sites like RT. [Link] Moon of Alabama analysis. [Link]
  • A man received a $15 million settlement form Baltimore City. He was wrongfully imprisoned for 20 years. [Link]
  • Amazon is providing the US intelligence community with a web service to host classified documents for $600 million. [Link]
  • Thomas Freidman writes pro Saudi propaganda. [Link] Zerohedge responds. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabi agrees to buy $7 billion in precision-guided bombs from the US. [Link]
  • A US plane crashed near the USS Ronald Regan near Japan. Eight sailors were rescued and three are still missing. The search for the remaining three sailors has been called off. [Link]
  • Catalonia’s ruling political party drops the independence push and looks for talks with Spain. [Link] Spain Fyle
  • Putin signs a new law to allow Russia to require US-backed media register as a foreign agent. [Link] Russia Fyle
  • Separatists in Ukraine have a new leader. [Link]
  • Myanmar and Bangladesh agree to a UN deal to allow Rohingya refugees return. 600,000 Rohingya refugees fled Myanmar for Bangladesh when Myanmar started an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya. [Link] The US declared the Myanmar campaign against the Rohingya to be ethnic cleansing. [Link]
  • Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as the new president of Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe will not face any charges for crimes he committed as president. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • Over 300 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in the Sinai. 25-30 militants attacked the Sufi mosque. A group has not claimed responsibility for the attack. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • Israel moves to block a UN report criticizing Israel for building settlements. [Link] Israel Fyle
  • Lebanon’s Prime Minister returns to Lebanon. He announced he no longer plans to resign as president. [Link]
  • Trump told Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan that the US will end weapon transfers to the Syrian Kurds. [Link] Moon of Alabama reacts. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The Pentagon is expected to admit the US has 2,000 troops in Syria. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Airwars reports on October casualties from the war against ISIS. Airwars also looks at the results from the Raqqa liberation. [Link] Syria Fyle

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