Top 3 International Stories I’m Watching Today

1) Today, the Pope leaves office.

2) Series of bombings in Bagdad killed at least 22 people, with more than 40 wounded in areas mostly targeting Iraqi Shi’ites, this happens only one day before thousands of Sunni Muslims are expected to stage a protest.

3) The US will be providing non-lethal aid to Syria in the form of training and equipment for the first time.