Girl Power! Former State Representative and Cook County administrator, Robin Kelly, has won the Illinois 2nd Congressional District’s primary election with 54 percent of the vote, becoming the Democratic nominee in the race to replace the now disgraced Jesse Jackson Jr. Congratulations! [Huffington Post]

In Switzerland, three people are dead, and seven are wounded after a shooting in a wood processing company. Some of those wounded are seriously injured and the assailant is said to be among the dead. Our thoughts and prayers. [Guardian]

North Korea is pointing fingers! The country accused the U.S. of contributing to an unpredictable situation between N. and South Korea and abusing its power in the U.N. They went even further, saying the nuclear test two weeks ago was to defend sovereignty and secure against U.S. “hostile acts.” [Reuters]

To float or to sink, that is the question! On Tuesday, it was announced that an Australian billionaire is recreating the doomed ocean liner Titanic. The ship will be called Titanic II, will have more lifeboats than the first, and is deemed “unsinkable” just like its predecessor. Every little detail will be recreated, including 20th century-style furniture. Good luck with that! [DailyBeast]

The final goodbye! Pope Benedict bid farewell to 150,000 people in St. Peter’s Square the day before he officially steps down. The emotional goodbye was the first time a pontiff resigned in 600 years. [Huffington Post]

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