Todays News 9/20/16

  • A report from Department of Homeland Security inspector general show that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services granted citizenship to over 850 people who should have been deported. These people are from countries considered to be high risk. [Link]
  • Dash cam video has been released in the shooting of Terence Crutcher. A Tulsa police officer shot and killed Mr. Crutcher after police stopped behind his vehicle that had broken down the road. The police officer that shot Mr. Crutcher said he was failing to follow her orders before she killed him. The Tulsa police chief called the video “very disturbing.” [Link] Police Fyle
  • Police detain a man who was protesting DUI checkpoints. When police detained the man they illegally seize a man’s phone. The police did not realize that the phone continued to record after they seized it from the man. The police were recorded plotting to make up charges against the man. [Link] Police Fyle
  • In Yemen, Saudi airstrikes hit the oldest district of the city of Sanaa. The area of the city is a UNESCO world heritage sites, and should not be attacked. Sanaa has several building that are over 1,000 years old and is one of the world’s oldest inhabited cities. Death are reported from these attacks, but numbers are not known yet. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen
  • The Syrian Government declared an end to the Syrian ceasefire. The Syrian Government reported feeling it was the only side of the fight obeying the ceasefire anyways. The Syrian Government launched airstrikes after the ceasefire ended. One airstrike hit a UN aid transport attempting to deliver aid the rebel held portion of Aleppo. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • UN suspends all aid to Syria. This was a response to the Syrian Government bombing of a UN humanitarian aid transport. [Link] UN Fyle
  • In Afghanistan, US warplanes accidently kill 8 Afghan police officers they were providing support for. The Afghan Police were fighting The Taliban who continue to advance towards taking another providence of Afghanistan. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle

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