- Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is in labor. The child will be third in line to the British throne.
- European Union foreign ministers have agreed to add the military wing of Hezbollah to a list of terrorist organizations.
- A Norwegian woman who was arrested and given a jail sentence after reporting a rape in Dubai has been pardoned.
- Incoming Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged Obama to “give peace a chance” on twitter.
- A reporter from The New York Times has vowed to go to prison rather than testify in the trial of a former CIA employee who is charged with leaking him information.
- British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that households that use the internet will have to opt-in for access to pornography.
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