Todays News 10/15/16

  • ISIS executes 58 in Mosul. Those killed were accused by ISIS of attempting an revolt against ISIS. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Reporting from rebel held Aleppo, Syrian rebels have barricaded the remaining civilians in. The rebels are seemingly using the civilians as hostages to prevent more bombing from Russia and Syria. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • In Libya, a second government has formed and is attempting a coup against the UN backed government. The UN backed government is currently meeting the the neighboring country of Tunisia. The new government is led by Khalifa al-Ghwell and captured several government building in Tripoli.  The UN backed government is calling on militants to throw the coup members out of Tripoli. Libya’s Parliament, based in Tobruk, will meet Monday, but is expected to not take a side between the governments. [Link] Libyan War 2016 Fyle
  • World’s first commercial drone deliveries are occurring in Rwanda. The company is delivering blood to remote villages to cut down death during child birth. [Link] Free Market Fyle
  • The Obama Administration lifted more trade barriers to Cuba this week. Among other restrictions lifted, Americans will no be able to bring home as much Cuban rub and cigars as they want. [Link]
  • Congressmen Amash and Lieu pen a letter to Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, and Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, asking them to provide what legal justification was used for the Yahoo spying program. [Link] Spying Fyle
  • Journalist Amy Goodman is facing criminal trespassing charges for her coverage of the North Dakota pipeline protests. She will turn her self in on Monday and believes she is fighting for her 1st amendment rights as a journalist. [Link] Bill of Rights Fyle

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