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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Skeletal remains found in Clare, shooting in Dublin and Trump’s threat to destroy North Korea.

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

IRELAND

NO FEE AIB PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS JB4 Ursula Giltenen wears shades at the National Ploughing Championships in Tullamore, Co Offaly.

INTERNATIONAL

UN-72ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY-GENERAL DEBATE-DAY ONE US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York. Source: Li Muzi/PA Images

#ROCKET MAN: US President Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly that the United States may have “no choice but to totally destroy North Korea”.

#YOU GOTTA SEE HER: Hurricane Maria has strengthened to a “potentially catastrophic” category 5 storm in the Caribbean as it approaches islands already devastated by hurricane season.

#ROHINGYA CRISIS: Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has spoken for the first time about the allegations of ethnic cleansing in her country.

PARTING SHOT

Source: euronews (in English)/YouTube

He’s responsible for the “most lethal automatic weapon ever” and now there’s a statue erected in his honour. Moscow today unveilved a statue to AK-47 designer Mikhail Kalashnikov, showing the former tank commander clutching the iconic weapon which bears his name.

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