Todays News 10/14/16

  • Iran deploys two military ships off the coast of Yemen. Iran says the ships are to fight piracy. [Link] Iran Fyle
  • 1,000 Ethiopian migrants escape jail in Yemen. The Ethiopians were waiting to be deported by the Yemeni government. It is believed the Houthi organized the jail break. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • US Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook admits that the US does not know who fired the missiles that hit the water near a US destroyer off the coast of Yemen. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • 100 Afghan police are killed by the Taliban in a single incident. The Taliban are moving closer to the capital of the Helmand Providence. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Afghan police are struggling keep members in their ranks. Low moral, desertion, injuries, and death are depleting the ranks of the Afghan police. They are also struggling with recruiting new members. In August, Afghan police saw a net reduction of 650 members. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Reports from aid workers put a total of 150 dead in rebel held Aleppo this week. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • UN appoints Portugal’s Antonio Guterres to be the next UN Chief. [Link] UN Fyle
  • Two rulings from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rules that taxi companies do not have a right to a monopoly. Taxi companies in Chicago were suing the city for allowing Uber to operate in the city. In Milwaukee, a cab company was suing the city for lifting the hard cap on taxi medallions. [Link] Free Market Fyle

 

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