What we’re watching Saturday
Pakistan Taliban secretly bury leader following U.S. drone attack
The head of the Pakistan Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, was killed by a U.S. drone strike on Friday. Reuters is reporting that the group secretly buried their leader on Saturday and have vowed a wave of suicide bombings in revenge. The attack was also condemned by the Pakistani government and lawmakers are now considering whether or not to block U.S. supply lines into Afghanistan as retaliation for the strike.
LAX Terminal 3 remains closed as shooting investigation continues
Yesterday’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport continues to disrupt air travel as investigators continue to collect evidence in Terminal 3 – the site where a 23-year-old suspect killed a TSA agent. The LAX Airport tweeted this morning that 826 flights and 99,200 passengers have been impacted since the shooting took place, yesterday morning at 9:30AM. Flights scheduled out of Terminal 3 are departing from other terminals. It is unknown when the terminal will reopen.
Climate change poses risk to world’s food supply
The New York Times is reporting that climate change will pose a risk to the world’s food supply, according to a leaked draft of a report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report concludes that rising temperatures will impact crops globally, making it harder for them to thrive and possibly reducing crop production by as much as two-percent each decade and driving up the cost of food.