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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 23 May, 2018

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are the main stories this morning as we get into the middle of the week.

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

1. #TRUMP’S BEEN BUSY: The US President takes credit for Exxon Mobile’s $20 million investment in job creation while attempting to introduce another travel ban.

2. #PAY UP: Three out of five people believe households should be charged for excessive use of water, according to a Claire Byrne Live poll.

3. #FIGHT FOR MOSUL: Iraqi forces have retaken the city’s local government headquarters in the second significant gain in their fight against the Islamic State group.

4. #CANNABIS: The Oireachtas health committee will consider the findings of a report ‘Cannabis for Medical Use’ the day after Vera Twomey’s 260km protest walk ended.

5. #EGYPT: Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa will see today if his 20th trial date will be finally met.

6. #BESSBOROUGH: Deirdre Wadding says her time in the Cork mother and baby home in 1981 has haunted her ever since.

7. #TENSION: North Korea banned Malaysians from leaving the country, triggering a tit-for-tat response from Kuala Lumpur which said its citizens were being held “hostage”.

8. #COURTS: Two men have been jailed for their involvement in an NCT scam where cars previously deemed unroadworthy were passed.

9. #APPLE PAY: Over two years after it was first launched, Apple Pay is now available in Ireland.

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