Todays News 10/4/16

  • Texas’ version of the three strikes laws has resulted in a man getting a 70 year sentence for stealing a sandwich. [Link] Bill of Rights Fyle
  • Two men who were tortured by the CIA at the secret prison known as the Salt Pit have talked about their treatment there. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • The Council on Foreign Relations estimates that the US dropped over 23,000 bombs in 2015. They admit that estimate is likely on the lower end. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • In Syria, an ISIS suicide bomber blows himself up at a Kurdish wedding. 23 people were killed in the attack with dozens more wounded. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Iraq plans to use the new 9/11 bill to sue the US for the 2003 invasion on Iraq. They will seek justice for innocent Iraqis killed and property destroyed. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • A United Arab Emirates ship was sunk by the Houthis. The UAE claims the ship was carrying aid to Aden, Yemen. The Houthis, who control much of Northern Yemen, claim the ship was not carry aid and was a legitimate target. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle

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