• Red Cross chief Peter Maurer is in Syria where he will meet government officials and encourage them to perhaps consider their obligations under international law. 
  • Hillary Clinton has encouraged China and neighboring nations to avoid coercion and embrace diplomacy with regard to territorial disputes in the South China Sea. 
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu wants George W. Bush and Tony Blair on trial for war crimes. 
  • Joe Biden’s Secret Service U-Haul was stolen yesterday in Detroit but was later recovered. Some of the security equipment from the truck is missing. 
  • Newark Mayor and Democratic Party rising star Cory Booker probably feels more than slightly embarrassed after a piece of his campaign literature was published with the President’s name misspelled.