Todays News 10/22/16

  • Taser International Inc. is exploring the idea of attaching tasers to drones and selling the drone to police departments. [Link] Police Fyle
  • A potential new rule from US Customs and Border Patrol  would require foreign travels to give social media account information when entering the US. [Link] Immigration/Refugee Fyle
  • A cyberattack on Dyn caused users to be unable to access over 100 sites including Twitter and Reddit. Service was restored within a few hours of the attack. [Link]
  • EPA employee frequently watched porn on the job and even masturbated in the bathroom at work. The employee received performance bonuses. Another EPA employee also routinely watched porn at work until he was caught watching porn by a child on “bring your daughter to work day.” The employee was placed paid leave for one year and then he retired. [Link] Wasteful Spending Fyle
  • Aleppo ceasefire is entering day 2. Most citizens in rebel-held Aleppo still not able or willing to try to escape. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Reports of Syria rebel groups shelling government-held areas of Aleppo. The purpose of the shelling is to keep citizens from leaving rebel held Aleppo. The citizens are being used as human shields by the rebels. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • After killing 200 Kurdish fighters earlier this week, Turkey continues to attack Kurds in Syria. These Kurdish fighters are fighting ISIS in Northwest Syria. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • A chart showing what topics were mentioned in the Presidential debates. [Link] 2016 Fyle

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