July 12, 2016

Baton Rouge police officer threatens protesters, journalist with assault rifle. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/baton-rouge-assault-weapon-huffpost-reporter-protesters_us_5782415be4b0c590f7e9b48e

Suspect in San Diego attacks on homeless released. http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/suspect-san-diego-homeless-killings-freed-charges-40507418

President Obama says he now wants a public health insurance option after previously allowing it to be axed. http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/07/11/485228991/obama-renews-call-for-a-public-option-in-federal-health-law

300 arrested at anti-brutality demonstrations around the country over the weekend. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/11/us/police-shootings-protests/

North Carolina governor signs bill that removes police video from public records. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/north-carolina-holds-police-camera-videos-from-public-record/2016/07/11/594256d6-47d5-11e6-8dac-0c6e4accc5b1_story.html

Chelsea Manning’s lawyers confirm suicide attempt. http://www.businessinsider.com/chelsea-manning-confirmed-suicide-attempt-2016-7

Nuclear site workers go on strike over health concerns. http://keprtv.com/news/local/hanford-wokers-refuse-to-go-to-work-amid-safety-concerns

More U.S. troops to be deployed to Iraq. http://time.com/4401915/islamic-state-isis-mosul-raqqa-us-troops/

About 20 veterans a day commit suicide according to government study. http://fusion.net/story/322636/20-veterans-are-committing-suicide-every-day-a-sobering-new-study-finds/

Mega-bank HSBC let off by U.S. on money laundering charges after Britain says prosecution would lead to “global financial disaster”. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jul/11/hsbc-us-money-laundering-george-osborne-report

Man who posted video of Alton Sterling shooting arrested 24 hours later by police. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/07/man-who-first-posted-alton-sterling-video-online-arrested-on-bogus-charges-of-assault-and-battery/

 

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July 12, 2016

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