Ex-Pope Benedict XVI
A man who says he was abused by American paedophile priest Father Lawrence Murphy sues the Pope and the Vatican in a federal court in the United States.
Following the withdrawal of troops, U.S. F-15s bomb a CJTF–OIR ammunition depot bunker at the Lafarge cement factory in Aleppo Governorate, Syria, to prevent the munitions and other equipment from being used by Turkish-led forces or Syrian government forces.
As a result of talks between U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson and Chinese Commander of the People's Liberation Army Navy Admiral Wu Shengli about a U.S. warship's transit with 12 nautical miles of China's man-made islands in the South China Sea, the United States and China agree to maintain dialogue and follow Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea protocols, according to a U.S. official.
Philippines President Benigno Aquino III demands an investigation after a drone purportedly belonging to the United States Navy is found in the Philippine province of Quezon, the second found in the country.
US rapper T.I. is sentenced to eleven months in prison for violating the terms of his parole. [http:--www.ajc.com-news-atlanta-t-i-headed-back-683447.html ("The Atlanta Journal-Constitution")]date=August 2019