There’s now a McDonald’s really close to the Vatican. In fact, the Vatican is McDonald’s landlord. The opening of the fast food joint in the neighborhood is causing distress among some locals. But it will probably wear off by the time the new Hard Rock Cafe opens down the street.

+ Vocativ: Rep. Who Tried To Gut Ethics Office Bought Rabbits Plane Tickets.

+ In South Korea, “the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has tasked an officer with the job of monitoring Trump’s Twitter feed, with an eye to any signs of policy that might affect the country.” (Half of America does that job for free…)