Saudi Arabia’s Blockade Of Yemen’s Largest Port Expected To Worsen Humanitarian Crisis

Despite a warning from the UN to end its existing blockades of Yemeni ports, a Saudi-led coalition is planning another major assault on the nation’s largest port city of Al Hudaydah, a move that threatens to worsen Yemen’s already unprecedented humanitarian crisis.

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U.S. Army Announces Troops Will Stay In Syria After ISIS Defeat

The U.S. Army made it clear that U.S. forces will remain in Syria after freeing Raqqa from ISIS control in order to stabilize the region, but Syrian President Assad’s recent remarks that the U.S. troops are “invaders” could lead to even more complications for the embattled nation.

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State Department Lobbied to Keep Russian Ambassador’s Cause of Death Secret

Amid increased scrutiny regarding the deaths of several top Russian diplomats in recent months, the State Department is now asking the New York City medical examiner’s office to refrain from releasing details regarding the sudden death of Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin.

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Wikileaks: U.S. Gov’t Bought Control Over Software Privacy Vulnerabilities, Kept Them Hidden from Public, Tech Firms

The CIA’s vast database of software vulnerabilities has not only been putting the cyber security of millions of Americans at risk for years, it has also cost American taxpayers millions of dollars, as the agency has had to pay for a monopoly on the vulnerabilities. Considering that the CIA lost control of this database over a year ago, those dollars have essentially been wasted.

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