- Syria’s government appears to have conducted another chemical weapons attack, killing dozens of people in the rebel-held town of Douma. Fox News published an article with photos of children who were reportedly injured in the attack. Donald Trump is making noise about retaliating, but last week he was making noise about withdrawing from Syria entirely, so he sounds a bit schizophrenic.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva turned himself in and spent his first night in prison.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a third term — preliminary election results show his party with a two-thirds majority in parliament.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced new knife and acid control policies in an effort to curb the city’s crime rate:
The “tough, immediate” measures involve an incredible police crackdown, a ban on home deliveries of knives and acid, and expanding law enforcement stop-and-search powers so that police may stop anyone they believe to be a threat, or planning a knife or acid attack.