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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

The discovery of a body in Limerick, a rally on Moore Street and an attack on an Egyptian hotel.

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

8/1/2016.Some of the protesters that have occupied Some of the protesters who have occupied buildings on Moore Street in Dublin. Source: RollingNews.ie

IRELAND

18-018 60th & Spruce St (1_7_2016 11_40_35 PM) A gunman shooting at a police officer in Philadelphia last night. Source: Philadelphia Police

WORLD

#EGYPT: Three tourists were wounded in an attack on an Egyptian hotel resort.

#GERMANY: The Cologne police chief was suspended amid criticisms about police handling of the New Year’s Eve assaults.

#PHILADELPHIA: A man who shot a police officer pledged allegiance to Islamic State.

#SYRIA: An Islamic State fighter executed his mother after she asked him to leave the terrorist group.

#GOTCHA: Fugitive drug kingpin El Chapo was caught.

INNOVATION

PARTNG SHOT

After transcripts of conversations between Bill Clinton and Tony Blair emerged today, comedy writer Michael Spicer had some fun creating fake excerpts that some people thought were the real deal. [Mashable]

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