• Women can now wear pants in Paris. An old law required them to ask permission from men.
  • Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) has said that a tweet sent by Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) in which he referred to Iranian president Ahmadinejad as a “monkey” was racist
  • British police stole the identity of dead children to infiltrate protest groups for decades without getting permission from the parents. 
  • French troops are leaving Timbuktu in an effort to wind down the French presence in Mali. 
  • The leader of the Syrian opposition wants talks with the Assad regime. Many Syrian rebels want Assad to step down before any talks begin. 

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