TRNS News Notes By Victoria Jones
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New E.U. sanctions against Crimea go into effect, Liberia holds elections and President Obama hits the Sunday morning talk show circuit.
President Obama disagrees with Sony’s decision to scrap release of “The Interview,” and Ban Ki-moon surveys Ebola-affected West Africa.
“There is very little impact, nominal impact, on U.S. gas prices, what the average American consumer cares about,” Obama said.
Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for five years as prisoner of a pro-Taliban group, was released in a prisoner exchange with five Taliban commanders previously held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in May.
Wounded Warrior Project CEO Steve Nardizzi is interviewed by TRNS.
‘Today we have reason to be cautiously optimistic that this terrible outbreak can be defeated,’ Ban told reporters in the Liberian capital today.