Todays News 10/23/16

  • New York passes a law that effectively bans Airbnb. The law prevents apartment owners from advertising their apartments for anything reason other than permanent residency. Violators face fines up to $7,000 per violation. [Link] Free Market Fyle
  • A US postal worker dumps hundreds of pieces of mail in a ditch. [Link]
  • The Calfornia National Gaurd is forcing California National Guardsmen to repay wrongfully issued enlistment bonuses. Some Iraq War vets are repaying over $20,000 back to the government. The bonuses were offered as an incentive to meet enlistment requirement at the height of the Iraq War. [Link]
  • Support for marijuana legalization hits an all time high. 57% of American adults are now in favor of legalization. [Link] War on Drugs Fyle
  • A US destroyer sails near an island claimed by China in the South China Sea. The moved anger the Chinese government, who warned the US ship to leave the area. [Link] South China Sea Fyle
  • After Venezuelan President Maduro blocked a presidential recall vote, Venezuelan citizens take to the street in massive protests. [Link] Venezuela Fyle
  • ISIS continues its assault on Kirkuk, Iraq. Officials are reporting that at least 80 have been killed so far. [Link] ISIS War Fyle

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