TRNS News Notes By Victoria Jones
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The Obamas celebrate Halloween, the UN dispatches its West African envoy to Burkina Faso and San Francisco celebrates its third World Series in five years.
Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Jr., President of the South Carolina NAACP spoke to TRNS after two former police officers pleaded guilty to excessive force by repeatedly tasering a 40-year-old black woman with mental disabilities.
While immediate U.S. airstrikes in Syria have weakened the Assad regimes’ enemies, Secretary Hagel reaffirmed the Pentagon’s long term battle against the Assad regime
While many Republicans have been endorsing Rep. Bill Cassidy, Maness says that they have also been launching a smear campaign against him.
The duration of deployment and number of troops to West Africa is driving the decision for a 21-day controlled Ebola monitoring policy, the Department of Defense said.
Protesters in Burkina Faso disrupt President Compaoré’s move to abolish term limits, and New York pledges assistance to returning Ebola health care workers.