News Roundup 9/7/17

  • The Trump Administration announced that withdrawing from the free trade agreement with South Korea is not an immediate priority. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • The Department of Justice attempted to seize $11,500 a man who used the money to bail out his wife. The Department of Justice argued the man is a drug addict and likely would have used the money in the drug trade. [Link] Bill of Rights Fyle
  • The House is working on a bill that will allow automakers to receive 25,000 exemptions to build self-driving cars that are below safety regulations. [Link] Regulations Fyle
  • The Huffington Post identifies five lies US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said about Iran. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • After meeting with the South Korean president, Putin said, “Do not succumb to emotions and drive North Korea into a corner. Now more than ever, everyone needs to be calm and avoid steps that lead to an escalation of tension.” [Link] Putin also said he was opposed to cutting off oil to North Korea. [Link] North Korea Fyle
  • The US has apologized for dropping offensive leaflets over an Afghanistan city. [Link] A member of the Taliban carried out a suicide attack outside of a base used by US soldiers in response to the leaflet. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle

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