News Roundup 7/14/17

  • Over 400 people were charged in a health care scheme that used fraud and unnecessary opioid prescriptions to steal $1.3 billion from Medicare and Medicaid. [Link] Healthcare Fyle
  • Kid Rock confirms that he will run for Senate in Michigan. [Link]
  • A public sector union has filed a grievance against Western Michigan University. The union is upset the university is using goats to maintain some of the ground on campus. [Link]
  • The power vacuum left by El Chapo is causing a war in Mexico. [Link]
  • Al-Shabaab kidnapped a top Kenyan government official. The government official was freed, but three were killed in the attack. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • Some of Trump’s advisors are pushing him to use more private defense contractors in Afghanistan. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • The Pentagon expects ISIS to become an insurgency as it loses territory. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Several videos show Iraqi forces beating and killing detainees in Mosul. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Turkey has agreed to by four S-400 air defense systems from Russia. [Link] Turkey Fyle
  • Trump says he is working with Russia to create a second ceasefire in Syrian. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The Washington Post’s editorial on the Yemen conflict misrepresents the war. The Post failed to mention the US role in supporting the Saudi-led war. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • The US doubled the amount of mid air refueling it provides to the Saudi coalition fighting in Yemen after Saudi Arabia bombed a funeral in October. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle

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