December 1, 2016

Plane that crashed in Columbia with Brazilian soccer team aboard reportedly ran out of fuel.  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/11/30/pilot-told-colombia-controllers-no-fuel-before-crash/94677866/

Trump reportedly tells Pakistan’s PM, in response to invitation to visit the country, “…that he would love to come to a fantastic country, fantastic place of fantastic people. Please convey to the Pakistani people that they are amazing and all Pakistanis I have known are exceptional people”.   http://time.com/4586503/donald-trump-pakistan-prime-minister-readout-nawaz-sharif/

Turkey’s Erdogan: Turkish forces in Syria to topple Assad regime. Russia calls it “flagrant aggression” against Syria.   http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-3986378/Moscow-demands-answers-Erdogan-vows-oust-tyrant-Assad.html

Indian movie-goers must stand and listen to national anthem rules country’s Supreme Court.  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-court-anthem-idUSKBN13P2HG

U.N. says Britain has “arbitrarily detained” Wikileaks’ Julian Assange.   http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/11/30/world/europe/ap-eu-united-nations-assange.html?_r=0

Wikileaks: CIA armed and trained Osama bin Laden and other Islamic extremists.  http://www.inquisitr.com/3755290/julian-assange-and-wikileaks-new-cables-bombshell-isis-created-by-cia/

No charges for Charlotte, North Carolina police officer who fatally shot Keith Scott after he was spotted smoking marijuana. Police claim he flashed a gun at undercover officers while sitting in his car.    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/11/30/charlotte-police-officer-wont-be-charged-for-fatal-shooting-that-set-off-days-of-unrest-prosecutor-says/

Kansas City police arrest 110 workers protesting for higher wages.   http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2016/11/30/missouri-police-arrest-140-protesters-over-minimum-wage/

House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as their leader. Dissident lawmaker: “We talk more about free range chickens than we talk about working people….”  http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/11/30/house-dems-lose-big-change-nothing-as-pelosi-is-re-elected.html

Government reportedly on track to forgive $108 billion in student loans due to low incomes of borrowers.  http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/11/30/us/politics/ap-us-student-loans-forgiveness.html

Man buys new electric car for under $14,000 with zero down payment and zero interest 72 month loan.  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-buy-a-35000-brand-new-electric-car-for-under-14000-2016-11-02

Hillary Clinton reportedly co-sponsored 2005 bill that would have criminalized flag burning if it was “intended to incite violence”.   http://europe.newsweek.com/clinton-trump-flag-burning-punishment-526581?rm=eu

Trump cabinet full of Washington, Wall Street and special interest swamp dwellers.   http://fusion.net/story/372892/donald-trump-drain-the-swamp/

Jill Stein files for vote recount in Michigan, sues for recount in Pennsylvania. Judge denies request for hand recount in Wisconsin.  http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/11/30/jill-stein-files-final-statewide-recount-michigan

Abortion rights groups file lawsuits against restrictions in Missouri, Alaska and North Carolina.   http://www.rawstory.com/2016/11/abortion-rights-advocates-challenge-restrictions-in-three-us-states/

Senators fail to block expansion of FBI hacking powers, agency will be able to obtain locationless, mass search warrants and hack computers of non-suspects.  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/11/30/congress-allows-rule-permitting-mass-hacking-government-take-effect/94683030/

Former president Jimmy Carter urges Obama to recognize Palestine as a state before his term ends.   http://edition.cnn.com/2016/11/29/politics/jimmy-carter-palestine-op-ed/

Israeli jets reportedly attack targets in Syria.  http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.756132

Unrest in Haiti after ruling party candidate wins election. “The outcome of the election is the result of a conspiracy by the economic oligarchy and sectors of the international community.”  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-haiti-election-idUSKBN13O2G9

Bernie Sanders “stunned” by lack of mainstream media coverage during his campaign. Amy Goodman: “They showed more of the open podium waiting for Donald Trump than… your speeches.”  https://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/29/bernie_sanders_i_was_stunned_by

15th detainee reportedly dies at private prison for illegal immigrants in Arizona.  https://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/30/headlines/arizona_guatemalan_woman_detained_at_for_profit_eloy_center_dies_in_ice_custody

 

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December 1, 2016

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