Daily News Summary

National and International News from 4/23/2018

International News

 

Vanessa Beeley

Video: Syrians return to Douma and no one knows of CW attack.

https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/988477131641573376

 

Mint Press News

Should Trump ask Israel to fund US occupation of Syria?

https://www.mintpressnews.com/trump-ask-israel-fund-americas-occupation-syria/240973/

 

Al Jazeera

Video: World Book Day – meet the man known as the “Lord of Books” in Colombia.

https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/988371918951796736

 

Foreign Policy

Iranian militias target US forces in Syria?

http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/04/16/iranian-backed-militias-set-sights-on-u-s-forces/

 

teleSUR

129 rape cases recorded in 3 months in north Indian districts

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/India-129-Rape-Cases-Recorded-in-3-Months-in-Just-8-Districts-20180423-0012.html

 

RT News

Police interview witnesses after van rams pedestrians in Toronto, Canada

https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/988511335720931328

 

The Hill

Several people injured after van attack in Toronto, Canada

http://thehill.com/policy/international/384447-van-rams-into-pedestrians-in-toronto

 

RT News

German military spends big on new weapons after German Defense Ministry criticism

https://www.rt.com/news/424897-german-army-new-weapons/

 

The Associated Press

Suspected driver of van attack that struck and injured people in Toronto in custody

https://apnews.com/8bbc298376b14e9ea44d9cc97a978782?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP&__twitter_impression=true

 

teleSUR

Following 11 days of protests in Armenia Prime Minister resigns and hopes country remains peaceful

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Armenian-PM-Sargsyan-Quits-After-11-Days-of-Street-Protests-20180423-0014.html

 

Reuters

Two people have died after van attack in Toronto

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-van/at-least-two-deadsevenhurtbyvanplowing-overtorontosidewalkidUSKBN1HU2IY?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Social

 

The New Yorker

Tehran, Iran has 3 choices if Trump opts out of the nuclear deal says foreign minister

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-scramble-to-salvage-the-iran-nuclear-deal?mbid=social_twitter

 

Al Jazeera

Video: Nepal national park displacing citizens without compensation

https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/988441159339929600

 

Foreign Policy

How Social Media built the case for US occupation of Syria

http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/04/17/how-social-media-built-the-case-for-trumps-strike-on-syria/

 

Reuters

Chevron workers face treason charges in Venezuela?

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-oil-chevron/exclusive-arrested-chevron-workerscouldfacetreasonchargeinvenezuelasourcesidUSKBN1HU2N3?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Social

 

Bloomberg LP

Blockchain will revolutionize the shipping industry?

https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/blog/blockchain-revolutionize-shipping-industry/

 

BBC News

Houthi political leader killed in Yemen war by Saudi coalition

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-43872482?ocid=socialflow_twitter

 

teleSUR

Analysis on Monsanto destruction of environment for decades

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/analysis/How-Agro-Chemical-Giant-Monsanto-Been-Destroying-Environment-Human-Lives-for-Decades-20180419-0013.html

 

teleSUR

The Syrian military continues the campaign against terrorists

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Syrian-Military-Islamic-State-Fight-Intensifies-20180423-0004.html

 

China Daily

Syria’s Assad says US strikes will not stop the Syrian war against terrorists in Syria

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201804/24/WS5ade16d5a3105cdcf651a035.html

 

Mint Press News

US expanding military bases before Syria withdrawal

https://www.mintpressnews.com/new-photos-show-us-maybe-expanding-military-bases-ahead-of-syria-withdrawal/240963/

 

The New York Times

Europe outsourcing border management to distant countries

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/22/world/africa/migration-european-union-sudan.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur

 

Mint Press News

Executive hired to produce anti-Qatar propaganda by Dubai company

https://www.mintpressnews.com/executive-who-oversaw-iraq-black-ops-hired-to-produce-anti-qatar-propaganda/240925/

 

National News

 

The Hill

Trump spent the night in Russia during a 2013 trip according to flight records.

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/384461-flight-records-show-trump-spent-night-in-russia-contradicting-what-he

 

Open Secrets.org

The Koch brothers’ favorite congressman receives $400,500 from Koch Industries’ corporate PAC

https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2018/04/pompeosecofstatecommitteevote/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=twit-pompeo-sec-of-state-committee–0423018

 

Politico

Watchdog group sued American Action Network to reveal its secret donor list

https://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2018/04/23/watchdog-sues-american-action-network-545829

 

The Hill

US Justice Dept gives Florida law enforcement $1million for Parkland shooting first responders

http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/384473-florida-law-enforcement-given-1-million-to-pay-parkland-first-responders

 

LA Times

Puetro Ricans still displaced by Hurricane Maria fear they will lose federal assistance

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-hurricane-housing-20180423-story.html

 

Wall Street Journal

Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. earnings soar as the dominant player in online ads

https://www.wsj.com/articles/alphabets-earnings-soar-as-sales-continue-to-climb-1524514801?mod=e2tw

 

NPR

The Chamanas music group confronts US Immigration debate

https://www.npr.org/sections/altlatino/2018/04/23/604843050/the-chamanas-new-single-confrontstheusimmigrationdebate?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20180423

 

Politico

US colleges say Trump administration responsible as they fall behind foreign competitors

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/04/23/foreign-students-colleges-trump-544717

 

Bloomberg

Bloomberg has the flight records of Trump’s Miss Universe trip to Russia in 2013

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-23/flight-records-illuminate-mystery-oftrumpsmoscownights?utm_campaign=socialfloworganic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_content=business&cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business

 

Reuters

US Supreme Court [SCOTUS] divided on challenge to Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC].

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-sec/u-s-supreme-court-divided-over-challengetosecinhousejudgesidUSKBN1HU275?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5ade3b5d04d3015b10731ddc&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

 

Mint Press News

US far-right break in to mainstream media are highly internationalized

https://www.mintpressnews.com/americas-far-right-is-stumbling-but-has-already-infiltrated-the-mainstream/240941/

 

The Guardian

Alabama police threatens to break woman’s arm after violent arrest at Waffle House

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/23/alabama-black-woman-police-arrest-waffle-house-video?CMP=twt_gu

 

USA Today

Amazon to produce live-in domestic robot named Vesta

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2018/04/23/amazon-working-live-robot-named-vesta-says-report/542175002/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

USA Today

Senate committee to oppose Mike Pompeo [CIA Director] for secretary of State

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2018/04/23/senate-committee-pompeo-secretary-state-rejection/542056002/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

Wikileaks

Glenn Greenwald says the DNC lawsuit against Wikileaks poses a serious threat to press freedom

https://theintercept.com/2018/04/20/the-dncs-lawsuit-against-wikileaks-poses-a-serious-threat-to-press-freedom/

 

BBC News

US military veteran receives world first penis and scrotum transplant

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43873058?ocid=socialflow_twitter

 

China Daily

109 retired US military officers issue letter to US Senate on Gina Haspel for CIA Director

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201804/24/WS5ade0b2ca3105cdcf651a01d.html

 

LA Times

Senate to approve former CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of State

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-pompeo-20180423-story.html

 

The Hill

Reporters ask what President Trump meant in tweet about “breeding” in sanctuary cities

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/384463-reporters-press-sarah-sanders-on-trump-tweet-about-breeding

 

teleSUR

Trump administration proposed to dismiss Native American sovereignty and classify as a race

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Trump-Wants-to-Classify-Native-Americans-as-Race-Not-Nations-20180423-0015.html

 

The Hill

Colorado lawmakers propose bill to jail teachers that go on strike

http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/384420-colorado-bill-would-punish-teachers-who-go-on-strike-with-jail-time

 

The Independent

Journalist groped 22 times at Coachella the highest grossing festival on the planet

https://www.indy100.com/article/journalist-coachella-music-festival-sexual-harassment-women-very-papisova-groped-california-8315646

 

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