July 18, 2016

Baton Rouge shooter was reportedly Marine Corps vet who had served in Iraq. http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-baton-rouge-police-shooting-20160717-snap-story.html

More than 100,000 Venezuelans reportedly cross into Columbia in one weekend to shop amid shortages. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/123000-venezuelans-cross-border-shopping-for-scarce-food/2016/07/17/56840584-4c7b-11e6-bf27-405106836f96_story.html

Trump/Pence campaign withdraws their logo after internet ridicule. http://www.inquisitr.com/3310908/trump-campaign-yanks-logo-amid-poor-public-reception/

25% of NATOs hydrogen bombs are reportedly kept at cut off military base in Turkey. http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-h-bombs-in-turkey

President Obama: “Attacks on police are an attack on all of us”. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/17/us/baton-route-police-shooting/

20 years after TWA 800 explosion, witnesses insist they saw a missile. http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/07/jersey_authors_flight_800_book_raises_questions_un.html

Video of fatal shooting by off-duty NYPD officer after road rage incident shows that victim Delrawn Small did not punch officer. https://nypost.com/2016/07/08/video-surfaces-of-nypd-cops-road-rage-shooting/

House Speaker Paul Ryan posts photo with room full of Capitol Hill interns – and they’re almost all white. https://mic.com/articles/148947/can-you-spot-the-reason-people-are-pissed-about-paul-ryan-s-latest-instagram-post

Baton Rouge shooter: “You’ve gotta fight back. That’s the only way a bully knows to quit.” http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/07/17/alleged-baton-rouge-cop-killer-gavin-long-had-a-crazed-online-double-life.html

8,000 police officers and officials, 30 governors reportedly fired in Turkey after coup attempt. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/turkish-purges-spread-to-police-forces-in-the-wake-of-quashed-coup/2016/07/18/b31b37de-4cb9-11e6-aa14-e0c1087f7583_story.html

 

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July 18, 2016

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