July 7, 2016

British government inquiry finds Iraq invasion and occupation not justified, poorly executed. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/long-awaited-british-inquiry-into-iraq-war-finds-failure-at-multiple-levels/2016/07/06/52285646-42e6-11e6-a76d-3550dba926ac_story.html

Obama slows withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan due to “precarious” situation. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/06/politics/obama-to-speak-on-afghanistan-wednesday-morning/

Fourth homeless person attacked, set on fire in San Diego. http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jul/06/fourth-attack-fire-homeless/

Hialeah, Florida officer opens fire on fleeing burglary suspects, wounding two. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article88025112.html

Death of Navy SEAL trainee ruled a homicide. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-navy-seal-death-homicide-20160706-snap-story.html

Iraq whistleblower Chelsea Manning hospitalized after apparent suicide attempt while serving 35 year sentence. http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/07/chelsea-manning-army-suicide-attempt

Army Reserve officer charged for alleged threats at mosque. http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/army-reserve-major-accused-in-mosque-assault-ordered-not-to/article_9b7d688c-7f49-57fe-a7dd-8365c14ef1d0.html

Lawsuit filed in death in custody of Milwaukee suspect. http://www.stltoday.com/news/national/civil-rights-lawsuit-filed-in-milwaukee-police-custody-death/article_bb36001f-9fe4-5c54-8c56-3ab04466f8eb.html

Thirteen states ask judge to block Obama administration’s guideline instructing schools to allow transgendered students to use the restroom and locker room of their choice. http://www.chron.com/news/politics/texas/article/Paxton-8344136.php

Sanders campaign makes progressive (but non-binding) changes to Democratic Party platform. http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/bernie-sanders-scores-big-wins-democratic-platform

Trump supporter denies “lynch” tweet was a threat aimed at Attorney General. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/06/politics/carl-paladino-loretta-lynch-tweet-donald-trump/

Weak economic performance likely to delay Fed interest rate increase. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-06/fed-s-urgency-to-hike-fades-away-as-jobs-and-brexit-dim-outlook

$100 million reportedly lost by Wall Street insider in fraud scheme. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/a-wall-street-golden-boy-blames-gambling-addiction-for-100-million-fraud/2016/07/06/c5008c36-42ca-11e6-bc99-7d269f8719b1_story.html

Witness claims police removed gun from Alton Sterling’s pocket after shooting him. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/baton-rouge-store-owner-says-his-video-shows-cops-murdered-n604841

British man charged for Trump assassination attempt pleads not guilty. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/06/british-man-pleads-not-guilty-donald-trump-assassination-attempt

Minnesota police officer fatally shoots motorist during traffic stop. http://www.startribune.com/aftermath-of-officer-involved-shooting-captured-on-phone-video/385789251/

 

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July 7, 2016

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