More Troops to Iraq, EPA Wants to Regulate Airplane Emissions, Wales Passes Ban on E-Cigarettes: P.M. Links


  • More than 450 U.S. troops will reportedly join the more than 3,000 already in Iraq to combat ISIS.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency claims it has the authority to regulate carbon emissions made by airplanes, because of global warming.
  • The New York Times is committed to making the Marco Rubio crime spree story happen.
  • Pope Francis has approved a new department in the Vatican that would investigate bishops accused of covering up child sex scandals.
  • Police in Switzerland seized computer data from FIFA headquarters as part of an ongoing investigation into the association football governing body.
  • The government of Wales has approved a wide-reaching ban on the use of e-cigarettes in public and semi-public places.
  • NBC's Bob Costas is not pleased ESPN awarded Caitlyn Jenner the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, calling it a "tabloid ploy."

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