News Roundup 12/13/16

  • The Office of the Director of National Intelligence says that they have not accepted the Washington Post’s reported CIA claim that Russia cyber attacks were aimed at impacting the US election. The ODNI says they do not accept the report because of a lack of conclusive evidence. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Gary Cohn accepts the position of director of Trump’s Economic Council. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Trump will nominate Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State. Tillerson is currently the CEO of Exxon. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Trump tweets that the F-35 project is too expensive and Lockheed Martin shares drop 2%. Lockheed makes the F-35. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • A man spent 2 months in prison after wrongly being charged with rape. The incorrect charging was a result of the lab mislabeling the man’s DNA sample. The man is now suing the lab responsible for the incorrect test results. [Link]
  • New Jersey plans to sell transportation bonds to the state’s pension fund. This is the state of New Jersey lending money to itself. [Link] Economy Fyle
  • The Syrian government now controls 98% of Aleppo. The remaining rebels have regrouped and are trying to hold on to a few districts they still control. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • An Oxfam group reports 7 million Yemeni are on the brink of starving to death. This includes 500,000 children and infants who are in immediate need of treatment for malnutrition. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle

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