Todays News 9/16/16

  • In Syria, the government has cleared to road to Aleppo to allow food aid to the citizens. Reports now say that rebels are blocking the road. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The US Government is responsible for the stalemate in Syria. The CIA Director recently indicated that the US is only giving the “moderate” rebels enough weapons to maintain. The US Government is concerned that overthrowing the Syrian Government create more problems, so the goal is to drag on the war till Syrian President Assad steps down. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Israel trades rocket fire with Hamas. No casualties have been reported. [Link] Israel Fyle
  • The children of Yemen are suffering the most in the conflict. Yemen imports 90% of its food. The Saudi led blockade and airwar have caused many civilians to be unable to feed themselves. 370,000 children are severely malnourished. This link includes pictures of the malnourished children. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • Google’s new self-driving car will automatically pull over for police and other emergency vehicles. [Link] Police Fyle
  • A 13 year old with a BB gun was mistakenly shot by police. The officer has been placed on one week administrative leave. [Link] Police Fyle
  • A House Committee issued a report and a joint letter on Edward Snowden. The letter demands that President Obama not pardon Snowden. The report is classified, but the Congressional Committee says that what Snowden did was illegal and he is not a whistleblower. [Link] Whistleblower Fyle

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