Todays News 9/14/16

  • The Government Accountability Office report finds “rampant fraud” in Obamacare. The GAO set up several fake account on healthcare.gov. Those accounts were not spotted and were able to receive coverage and subsidies. [Link] Wasteful Spending Fyle
  • Dangerous chemicals from a US Air Force Base have been dumped in the local water. The water is now contains toxic fluorocarbons. The chemical could reach Lake Huron. [Link]
  • Turkey makes a extradition request to the US for Fethullah Gulen, who living in Pennsylvania. Turkish President Erdogan believes Gulen was behind this summer’s coup in Turkey. [Link] Turkish Coup Fyle
  • Al-Qaeda has long been tired in with the US supported rebels in Syria. Many of the weapon given the the rebels by US and US allies have landed in the hands of Al-Qaeda jihadists. Throughout the war in Syria, the US has condemned Russia and Syria for bombing US supported rebels who were with Al-Qaeda fighters. The new deal gives America more of a say so on who is attacked in Syria. This may give more protection to Al-Qaeda, as the US is unlikely to approve of bombings of Al-Qaeda when its allies are fighting with them. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Three US airstrikes in Syria last week may have caused civilian casualties. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Bayer will buy Monsanto for $66 Billion. Bayer will pay $128 per share and this is the biggest buy in German history. This will give Bayer control over 25% of the seed and fertilizer market. [Link]

 

 

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