December 10, 2016

CIA says Russian government wanted to help Trump win, provided hacked DNC emails to Wikileaks.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/obama-orders-review-of-russian-hacking-during-presidential-campaign/2016/12/09/31d6b300-be2a-11e6-94ac-3d324840106c_story.html

Dylan Roof confessed to church shooting during questioning, which was videotaped, “I did it. I killed them.” Was reportedly surprised to learn he had killed nine people.    http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/12/09/505002146/in-taped-confession-charleston-church-shooter-says-we-all-know-i-am-guilty

Prisoner reportedly struggled during Alabama execution. ‘‘(Midazolam) is not designed to render somebody unconscious and insensate.’’  https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2016/12/09/ala-inmate-struggled-after-sedative-was-injected-during-execution/U0TRR7NF7YVy8nsNUdEYPI/story.html

Trump appoints president of Goldman Sachs to top economic policy post. “Trump is betraying his own voters – putting the interests of the corporate establishment ahead of working families.”  http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/12/09/fox-meet-henhouse-trump-offers-goldman-sachs-president-top-economic-post

Clinton campaign allegedly spread false rumors that leaked Podesta emails were faked, mainstream media featured their claims in “fake news” stories.   https://theintercept.com/2016/12/09/a-clinton-fan-manufactured-fake-news-that-msnbc-personalities-spread-to-discredit-wikileaks-docs/

Number of people killed by law enforcement in the United States tops 1,000 for 2016.  https://www.democracynow.org/2016/12/9/headlines/the_guardian_more_than_1_000_people_killed_by_law_enforcement_in_us_this_year   The database cited is located here:   https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2015/jun/01/the-counted-police-killings-us-database

Police officer claims he was fired for not shooting suicidal man.  http://www.npr.org/2016/12/08/504718239/military-trained-police-may-be-slower-to-shoot-but-that-got-this-vet-fired

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December 10, 2016

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