Todays News 8/18/16

  • The UN is looking to re-add Saudi Arabia to the blacklist of nations that murder children. In a 4 day span the Saudi’s bombed a school and hospital. The Saudis were placed on the list when it came out earlier this year, but Saudi Arabia made some monetary threats to the UN to get removed. [Link] UN Fyle
  • Insurers are expected to lose $2 Billion on Obamacare plans this year. This is causing many insures to pull out of the Obamacare market. [Link] Free Market Fyle
  • Tasers are not as non-lethal as they may appear. 48 people died from being tased in the US last year. [Link] Police Fyle
  • Russia is using an Iranian air base to bomb ISIS. For the past two day, Russian planes have taken off from Hamaden Air Base in Iran and struck ISIS targets in Syria. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • The US has 30,000 mercenaries stationed in Afghanistan. Nearly 20,000 are not Americans. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • 2 US swimmers have been arrested in Brazil. The swimmers had reported to the media they were robbed, Brazil is disputing these claims are true. [Link]

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