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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the final Troika review, another Labour resignation and the testimony of US intelligence officials.

Updated 23:00

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

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IMF official Peter Breuer, left, Mission Chief for Ireland Craig Beaumont, centre, and other Troika officials were back in Dublin today (Image: Mark Stedman).

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Unites States intelligence officials testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington today (Image: Susan Walsh/AP/PA).

#UNITED STATES: Intelligence officials testified in Congress while the Senate intelligence committee ordered a review of the country’s surveillance operations. [The Guardian]

#BRITAIN: An autopsy took place on the body of a former BBC driver accused of child sexual assault after he was found dead at his house yesterday. [AFP]

#LONDON: Another two men were arrested for sexual offences in the investigation into allegations of child sexual assault by Jimmy Savile.

#SYRIA: Thousands of Syrian civilians are fleeing a besieged Damascus suburb that has been closed off by a government forces blockage since March. [BBC]

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

The tallest man in the world got married. We’re just wondering where he rented that tux. [The Guardian]

First published 21:00.

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