What we’re watching Thursday
Fast food worker walkout
Fast food workers are planning walkouts in 100 cities to demand higher minimum wage. These rallies will be the largest showing over the issue of economic disparity over the past year.
International community intervenes in conflict in Central African Republic
The first 250 French troops are deployed to Central African Republic’s capital. And the United Nations Security Council is set to vote on authorizing an African-Union led force to protect civilians in CAR.
China bans financial institutions from Bitcoin transactions
China central bank bans banks and payment systems from handling the virtual currency Bitcoin.
Quarterback Jameis Winston to learn today if he will be charged with sexual assault
Florida State will announce whether star quarterback Jameis Winston will face sexual assault charges.
Obama wants federal government to triple renewable energy use by 2020
Wanting government to lead by example, Obama is set to order the federal government to triple its use of renewable energy by 2020.