2. Bagour defended the shirt, claiming she just wanted to make note that the birthday of her son — who’s actually named Jihad — is September 11th. She claims she did not intend to reference the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
3. Bagour faces up to five years in jail and fines of as much as 45,000 euros ($57,000) if she’s convicted. Her attorney is currently asking that the trial be postponed until next year due to complications.
- Verizon and unions representing 39,000 workers have reached an agreement that should end the largest U.S. strike in since 2011.
- Twenty-three athletes who competed in the 2012 Olympic Games in London have failed retrospective doping tests, officials say.
- Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan. The "memory of August 6, 1945 must never fade."