Friday’s Mini-Report, 11.4.16

Today’s edition of quick hits:

* Jordan: “Three U.S. service members were killed in Jordan on Friday after their vehicles were involved in an exchange of fire at the gates of a military training facility, two American officials told NBC News.”

* Iraq: “Thousands of families are living in a ‘smoke-filled hell’ in Iraq after ISIS set fire to oil wells and created a black cloud bigger than Los Angeles, a charity said Friday. The extremists have torched more than a dozen wells near Mosul during their retreat into the city in the face of a massive U.S.-backed offensive.”

* Arizona: “A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Arizona cannot enforce a recently passed law that makes it a crime for political parties to collect and turn in ballots filled out by early voters.”

* Speaking of election-related rulings: “A federal judge in Ohio issued an order Friday barring supporters of Donald Trump from trying to intimidate voters. Effective immediately and until the voting is done, they are barred from hindering or delaying a prospective voter from reaching the polling place and casting a ballot.”

* President Obama announced “the early release of 72 more nonviolent federal prisoners on Friday, bringing the already record-breaking number of commutations that have happened on his watch to nearly 1,000.” Obama’s done more “than the past 11 presidents combined.”

* Virginia: “A jury on Friday found Rolling Stone magazine liable in a defamation suit brought by a former dean at the University of Virginia involving a discredited 2014 article about a supposed gang rape at the university.”

Anything to add? Consider this an open thread.