News Roundup 2/9/17

  • Trump sends a letter to Chinese President Xi. The letter said Trump is seeking a constructive relationship with China. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • The Trump Administration is considering labeling a branch of the Iranian military as a terrorist organization. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Jeff Sessions was confirmed by the Senate to be Attorney General. The vote was 52-47 with one Democrat voting for Sessions. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • A single mother in Buffalo loses her children and is arrested after she decided to homeschool her children. [Link]
  • Police use data from a man’s pacemaker as evidence against him in a crime. [Link] Police Fyle
  • The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacked on the Afghan Supreme Court building. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Donald Trump and Erdogan agree to work together to defeat ISIS in al-Bab and Raqqa. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Canada is providing weapons to Iraqi Kurdish fighters. The weapons are intended for the fighters to use against ISIS. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • The Yemeni government has backtracked from its stance that it was pulling permission for the US to conduct ground raids in Yemen. [Link] The Yemeni government now says that it is looking for the US government to seek permission before conducting raids. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle

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