News Roundup 9/21/17

  • Trump says he has made a decision on the Iran nuclear deal. Tillerson says no one knows what decision Trump made. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Two Oklahoma police officers shot and killed a deaf man who was carrying a pipe on his own property. Witnesses were yelling at the police that the man was deaf and could not understand the officers’ commands. The officers say they did not hear that information. The deaf man was shot and tased several times. [Link] Police Fyle
  • A video has been posted on Facebook showing Pittsburg police officers beating a man on the ground. [Link] Police Fyle
  • A video has been released of a police officer confronting and handcuffing a 14-year-old boy with autism who was self-soothing. [Link] Police Fyle
  • The US will provide $32 million in aid to the Rohingya people. The total the US has given to the Rohingya in aid for the fiscal year 2017 is $95 million. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • Spanish police continue to carry out raids and arrests to try to prevent the Catalonian independence vote. [Link] Spain Fyle
  • Ann Jones explains why US policy in Afghanistan has failed for 16 years and will continue to fail. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • US-backed forces have recaptured 90% of Raqqa. 10,000 – 25,000 civilians remain in the city. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Airwars says more than 1,000 Raqqa civilians have been killed by coalition airstrikes since June. [Link] 433 civilians were killed in the month of August. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • The US deputy commander of forces in Iraq said ISIS is collapsing faster than expected. [Link] ISIS War Fyle

 

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