Monday’s Mini-Report, 8.29.16

Updated
Today’s edition of quick hits:
 
* Yemen: “A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives Monday in a mustering area for army recruits in the port city of Aden in southern Yemen, killing at least 54 people, according to the Health Ministry.”
 
* Mylan shifts strategies: “Drugmaker Mylan said Monday that it will offer a generic version of the life-saving allergy treatment EpiPen for half the list price of the brand-name treatment after it became the center of a national controversy over skyrocketing drug prices.”
 
* A commitment met: “The 10,000th Syrian refugee will arrive in the U.S. on Monday – meeting a humanitarian goal the Obama administration set last year.”
 
* DHS: “The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will study whether to discontinue using privately run detention centers, which the Justice Department recently called unsafe, for migrants and shares of private prison operators fell on Monday after the news.”
 
* HB 2: “A federal judge on Friday curbed the enforcement of a North Carolina law that restricted restroom access for transgender people. The ruling was the first judicial rebuke of a statute that has been condemned as discriminatory and, with lawsuit after lawsuit, has deepened the national debate about transgender rights.”
 
* LAX: “Operations were returning to normal at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday morning, after false reports of an active shooter sent passengers stampeding from terminals and, in some cases, onto the tarmac.”
 
* The FBI has “uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases in recent weeks, prompting the bureau to warn election officials across the country to take new steps to enhance the security of their computer systems, according to federal and state law enforcement officials.”
 
Anything to add? Consider this an open thread.
 
 

Monday's Mini-Report, 8.29.16

Updated