News Roundup 1/16/17

  • Rudi Giuliani’s cybersecurity firm’s website is riddled with vulnerabilities that can make hacking the site easy. Trump recently named Giuliani as his cybersecurity advisor. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • A new report shows that it takes $2.6 billion to bring a new drug to market. This is a 146% increase since 2003. [Link] Regulations Fyle
  • Catalan Separatists are launching a new campaign to try to win an independence vote that could happen in eight months. The vote would give Catalonia independence from Spain. [Link] Spain Fyle
  • A top Egyptian court blocks Egypt from transferring two uninhabited Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia. [Link] Saudi Arabia Fyle
  • A Turkish cargo plane crashed in Kyrgyzstan killing at least 20 people. It is reported that most of those dead were people on the ground. [Link] Turkey Fyle
  • Syrian troops are losing the city of Deir Ezzor to ISIS. ISIS made significant advances to retake the city in recent days. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Syrian airstrikes killed 22 civilians over the weekend in areas around Damascus. The Syrian government is targeting al-Nusra with airstrikes. [Link] Syria Fyle

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