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The 9 at 9: Friday

All you need to know on this Friday morning.

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EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #PARIS: The man who shot a police officer dead and wounded two others on the Champs Elysees was known to French police.

2. #CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: Despite a public outcry, the US state of Arkansas has put a man to death as part of a series of executions.

3. #SNAP, CRACKLE AND STOP: The UK is having a snap election, but a new poll shows there’s no mood for the same in Ireland.

4. #MONEY MOTIVATED: The suspect in the bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus wanted to spark a drop in the football club’s share price, German authorities have said.

5. #ENDA’S SUMMIT: Taoiseach Enda Kenny is holding a meeting and news conference with the leaders of Denmark and the Netherlands as the three attempt to present a common front over Brexit.

6. #MYSTERY FLIGHT: Fresh evidence suggests that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is most likely located to the north of a main search zone. (BBC)

7. #BELFAST BIKES: More than one-third of Belfast Bikes are out of action because of theft or vandalism, according to the city’s council.

8. #ON HOLD: Plans to build over 100 apartments in south Dublin have been shot down by the planning board.

9. #FUGITIVE: US Attorney General Jess Sessions says that the arrest of controversial anti-hero Julian Assange is “a priority” for the US.

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