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Yesterday’s News

11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders

The move led by Texas further escalates a national feud over an issue that has become a lightning rod.for separate groups.

Dublin teenager stabbed homeless man in chest and head

The teenager was sentenced to five-and-a-half years’ imprisonment, with the final 18 months suspended.

Strike planned at juvenile detention centre over safety concerns

Unions say care workers are at risk of assaults in their jobs every day.

From The42 IRFU confident of exceeding expected criteria for 2023 Rugby World Cup Ireland 2023

IRFU confident of exceeding expected criteria for 2023 Rugby World Cup

World Rugby today announced seven key criteria it will use to select a host.

The government has defeated Sinn Féin's plans to get rid of Irish Water

The motion called for the immediate scrapping of Irish Water as well as an end to water charges.

Some Norwegians spent two days reading the T&Cs of your favourite apps

The terms and conditions of 33 apps amounted to roughly 260,000 words or 900 pages.

'It’s too early and it’s too long': TDs set to take three months' holidays

The longer-than-usual break would be to allow for renovation work to be carried out in Leinster House.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

The O’Higgins Report debated, strikes called off and Ulster Bank selling mortgages – it’s the daily fix.

FactCheck: Has crime actually increased since all those garda stations were closed?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck does some detective work on a commonly-held assumption.

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What's missing in the gangland crisis? The political will to solve it

Security expert Tom Clonan writes that the government needs to do more to tackle the ongoing crisis.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Ireland's squad for South Africa, Rafa signs while Mourinho waits and all today's sport Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland's squad for South Africa, Rafa signs while Mourinho waits and all today's sport

Here’s all you need to catch up before hitting the downhill run to the weekend.

Man who abused young girl staying in his house jailed for five years

In her victim impact statement, the woman described how the accused man had taken away her innocence.

Scuffles between water charge protesters and gardaí as Alan Kelly arrives at the Dáil

Protesters chanted “shame on you” as Kelly made his way to the gates.

The Garda Commissioner came in for some serious criticism in the Dáil today

However, both Enda Kenny and Frances Fitzgerald have expressed confidence in the Commissioner.

Limerick bank evacuated over 999 bomb call

The threat was made in a call this afternoon.

Man sentenced for punching pregnant partner in the face

He will spend almost two years in prison.

From The42 'I’m proud to say she was my daughter and I want to do her proud if she’s watching' - Arter Heartbreak

'I’m proud to say she was my daughter and I want to do her proud if she’s watching' - Arter

A tragic event in his personal life back in December has given the Ireland midfielder a sense of perspective.

Hutch murder: Gardaí look for help in tracing movements of getaway car

A silver Skoda seen in the area at the time of the shooting was later found burnt out.

Where and when: A timeline of the Hutch-Kinahan feud

Yesterday Gareth Hutch was murdered in broad daylight at an apartment block just 300 metres from O’Connell Street.

'I can't stop screaming inside': 74-year-old woman says rape left her waiting for death

“How can he behave with such brutality?” she asked in court. “A woman three times his age.”

Kenny corrects Dáil record over Alan Shatter's resignation

The Taoiseach said Shatter did NOT accept responsibility for the findings of the Guerin Report. .

Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off

It was deferred following intervention by the Workplace Relations Commission.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

Child benefit will NOT be linked to school attendance

Leo Varadkar doesn’t think it would help.

High Court appoints examiner to Debenhams chain

Over 1,400 staff are directly employed while 500 concession staff and 300 cosmetics staff also work in the company’s 11 stores.

Revealed: Facebook billionaire secretly backed Hulk Hogan's sex tape lawsuit

Peter Thiel has had a feud against Gawker Media since it outed him as gay in 2007.

Should people in rural areas pay more to get broadband?

While almost half of those with slow speeds would be willing to pay more, the majority of people in rural areas are against it.

From The42 Madi-gone, Roux's awakening and more talking points on Ireland's squad for South Africa Summer Tour

Madi-gone, Roux's awakening and more talking points on Ireland's squad for South Africa

Will the surprise inclusions mean a change of tactic, or will we just see new faces in familiar circumstances?

Going away soon? There's going to be a "summer of discontent"

European passengers face industrial action by French air traffic controllers tomorrow, with five more days scheduled.

Man pleads not guilty by insanity to murdering mother with mug

The trial of Bijan Afshar is expected to last three days.

Calls for emergency legislation to stop Ulster Bank selling 900 family homes

The sale includes 2,000 buy-to-let properties as well as farmer and SME loan books.

McDonald's Temple Bar is up for sale

The location of the restaurant in Dublin provoked some controversy when it opened.

Patrick Hutch Junior could face Special Criminal Court trial over Regency killing

David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in Dublin in February. Hutch has been charged with his murder.

Julian Assange is still wanted for rape in Sweden

Assange will appeal the ruling, one of his Swedish lawyers said.

Anti-Trump protesters hurl rocks and bottles outside rally

The protesters, several of whom waved Mexican flags, also chanted expletives about Trump.

Drivers told be patient as good weather brings more tractors on roads

The RSA and the IFA are warning drivers due to an increase in farming vehicles on the roads.

From The42 McCloskey and Madigan omitted as Schmidt calls on Reidy and Roux South Africa Tour

McCloskey and Madigan omitted as Schmidt calls on Reidy and Roux

Schmidt has named a 32-man squad, with Munster’s Tommy O’Donnell also missing the cut.

From The42 Man United on the verge of sealing £30 million-plus Mourinho deal Negotiations

Man United on the verge of sealing £30 million-plus Mourinho deal

Confirmation of the move is being held up by image rights, according to reports.

Man jailed for nine years for raping German backpacker in Australia

Prosecutors said he spent months planning the attack and sought a remote location to carry out the crime.

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