News Roundup 1/17/17

  • Monica Crowley had been selected to be senior director of strategic communications at the National Security Council by Trump. However, it was announced she will not be accepting the position. She has been facing accusations of plagiarism. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • New rules and regulations placed on doctors that accept Medicare are causing doctors to drop their Medicare patients. 21% of doctors now refuse Medicare patients. [Link] Healthcare Fyle
  • The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter has been arrested by the FBI on charges of obstruction of justice. [Link] Terrorism Fyle
  • For the first time since WWII, US Marines have been deployed to Norway. 300 marines have been deployed for a scheduled six months. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • The man who killed 39 people in a Turkish nightclub was captured by police. Turkey has labeled him as a member of ISIS. [Link] Turkey Fyle
  • ISIS continues its assault on Deir Ezzor. The fighting has left 80 dead including 14 civilians. Kurdish sources are reporting that Syria government forces are losing territory to ISIS. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Nearly 150,000 citizens of Mosul have left their homes since Iraqi forces started fighting to retake the city a few months ago. [Link] ISIS War Fyle

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