Todays News 9/22/16

  • A 90 year old man is arrested for the second time in a week for feeding the homeless. The man faces up to 60 days in prison for breaking the law. [Link] Police Fyle
  • Recently released video from a 2011 police shooting shows an officer planting a gun on a the man he shot and killed. The officer ran the man’s car off the road then shot him 5 times before planting the gun on him. The officer is being charged with first degree murder. [Link] Police Fyle
  • The Senate was unable to block the White House approved weapon sale to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia will buy $1.15 billion in weapons from the US. Several US Senators attempted to block the sale of weapons due to Saudi war crimes against Yemen. Saudi Arabia has bombed hospitals, schools, and other civilian targets in Yemen with US made weapons. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • The US will spend $711 Billion on defense. The next 13 highest spending countries combined only spend $695 Billion. [Link] Wasteful Spending Fyle
  • Saudi Arabian citizens begin to strike over unpaid wages from the Saudi government. The Saudi government has been unable to pay the wages of thousands of works for months now. [Link] Saudi Arabia Fyle
  • ISIS launches a mustard gas attack against US and Iraqi troops preparing to invade Mosul. No one was injured in the attack and officials say the weapon was poorly made. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Russia moves its top aircraft carrier to the Syrian coast. The US already has 2 aircraft carriers and 6 destroyers in the region. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • US government approves deal that will allow Boeing and Airbus to sell planes and parts to the Iran. [Link] Iran Fyle

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