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Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Woman charged over Limerick murder, refugee screening and Sean Penn meets ‘El Chapo’.

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


IMG_7702 A 12-year-old boxer called Hooch was today rescued by Howth Coast Guard after becoming stuck at the bottom of a cliff. Source: Howth Coast Guard


India International Kite Festival An Indonesian kite flyer prepares to fly her kite on the opening day of the International Kite Festival in India. Source: Ajit Solanki

#DRUG LORD: It emerged that US actor Sean Penn secretly met with Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman for an interview before the drug kingpin’s capture.

#B-52: The US has flown a heavy bomber over South Korea in a show of force following North Korea’s nuclear test.

#INFANT EXAMS: All British parents will be encouraged to take government-run parenting classes under plans to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron.

#POWERBALL: After last night’s record jackpot wasn’t won, the US Powerball lottery has risen to a whopping $1.3 billion (€1.19bn).



On an American road trip, Stephen Marche enters the fray with Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in Iowa and gets a view of the campaign trail from the perspective of his whiteness. (The Guardian)

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