News Roundup 11/29/17

  • Trump’s pick for FED Chair, Jerome Powell, pledges to continue to intervene in the US economy. [Link]
  • Harry Blain on the huge cost of US nuclear weapons. [Link]
  • Russian and US plane haves a close encounter over the Black Sea. [Link]
  • North Korea tested a new ballistic missile. The missile landed in waters outside of Japan. Trump says we “will take care of it.” [Link]
  • French President Marcon says not enough being done to combat Islamists groups in West Africa. [Link]
  • Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as Kenya’s new president. Police fired on protesters of the inauguration leaving three. [Link]
  • Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah has been freed from his imprisonment at the Ritz Carlton. The Prince agreed to a $1 billion settlement. [Link] Saudi Arabia Fyle
  • General Nicholson says the Pakistani are not doing enough to fight Taliban in Pakistan. [Link] Nicholson also said more US troops will be in combat. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Turkey announces plans to invade Syria and attack Syrian Kurds. [Link] Some fire was exchanged between Turkish and Kurdish troops. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Lebanon’s Prime Minister says he will resign unless Hezbollah accepts a new power-sharing agreement. [Link]

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