Daily News Summary

National and International News from 5/2/2018

National News

 

Mint Press News

Journalist Max Blumenthal interviewed on America’s Israel policy

https://www.mintpressnews.com/award-winning-journalist-max-blumenthal-on-gaza-the-us-israel-policy/241375/

 

ABC News

Rep Luke Messer and 17 lawmakers nominate President Trump for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/indiana-congressman-17-colleagues-nominate-trump-nobel-peace/story?id=54884867

 

Reuters

US returns smuggled Iraqi artifacts

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iraq-artifacts/u-s-to-return-thousands-of-smuggled-ancient-artifacts-to-iraq-idUSKBN1I326R?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5aea5f4104d3013cb500eb44&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

 

New York Times

Goldman Sachs to start first Bitcoin trading operation by a Wall Street bank because its clients demand it

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/02/technology/bitcoin-goldman-sachs.html

 

The Hill

New York Times editor resigns after inappropriate communications with female employees

http://thehill.com/homenews/media/385835-nyt-slammed-for-lack-of-transparency-in-editors-resignation

 

Reuters

Former NSA [National Security Agency] chief produces funding for a business to defend the power grid

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-energy/ex-nsa-chiefs-startup-raises-78-million-helps-defend-u-s-power-grid-idUSKBN1I32ZG?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5aea5cc504d301356877a9a7&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

 

CBS News

Dozens of sinkholes opened in central Florida and force evacuation of 8 homes

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/at-least-a-dozen-sinkholes-in-ocala-florida-force-residents-to-evacuate/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=51243420

 

The Hill

Florida governor says Puerto Rico should get statehood

http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/385847-scott-puerto-rico-should-get-statehood

 

CBS News

Yet another SouthWest Airline plane damaged mid-flight makes emergency landing

Video:  https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/991812330815139840

 

International News

 

The Times of Israel

Palestinians set to withdraw recognition of Israel

https://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinians-said-set-to-withdraw-recognition-of-israel/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

The Washington Post

Terrorists bomb Libyan electoral commission killing 12 in Tripoli

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/isis-suicide-bombers-attack-libyan-electoral-commission-killing-12/2018/05/02/e39d4cf4-4e28-11e8-85c1-9326c4511033_story.html?utm_term=.be8eccde1204

 

Mint Press News

Nicaragua government survives foreign supported violence

https://www.mintpressnews.com/nicaragua-regains-footing-following-foreign-supported-opposition-protests/241435/

 

BBC News

Statistics on journalism deaths

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-43961380?ocid=socialflow_twitter

 

The Guardian

Climate change aid and donations behind Paris pledges

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/may/03/climate-change-aid-poor-nations-paris-cop21-oxfam?CMP=twt_gu

 

Al Jazeera

Palestinian demonstrators see unusually savage wounds from Israeli weapons

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/palestinians-face-explosive-bullets-dangerous-gas-bombs-180501091514736.html

 

Foreign Policy

Who can challenge the No-Fly List?

http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/05/01/who-can-challenge-the-no-fly-list/

 

The Nation

America’s collusion with Neo-Nazis

https://www.thenation.com/article/americas-collusion-with-neo-nazis/

 

Mint Press News

7,000 UK personnel involved in Saudi bombing of Yemen

https://www.mintpressnews.com/report-7000-uk-personnel-involved-in-saudi-led-bombing-of-yemen/241467/

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