U.S. and U.K. launch airstrike in Yemen

Late Thursday night, the White House announced the U.S. and the U.K. launched strikes against Iran backed Houthis in Yemen. For about two months, the rebels have been attacking commercial ships in the Red Sea. The White House has repeatedly warned Houthis rebels to stop its assault, which according to the State Department has already disrupted more than 20% of global trade. Despite those warnings, the Houthis launched their most brazen attack Wednesday prompting yesterday’s response. The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution demanding Houthis immediately stop its assault. "They are an economic threat, increasing the prices people pay for food, medicine and energy," said Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Details: https://ktla.com/news/nationworld/u-s-and-u-k-launch-strike-in-yemen/