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The 9 at 9: Monday

China opens its doors to Irish beef after 18 years, and man to have conviction quashed after another person claims guilt – it’s the 9 at 9.
Apr 16th 2018, 8:02 AM 11,519 0

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EVERY MORNING, brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. #MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE: A Dublin man is likely to have his conviction quashed after spending 11 months in prison, after another man came forward and claimed responsibility for the crime.

2. #SYRIA: French president Emmanuel Macron says he ‘convinced’ Donald Trump to keep troops in Syria.

3. #HOMELESS DEATH: A homeless man has been found dead in a chair in Tallaght Hospital.

4. #NO LOVE LOST: Former FBI director James Comey has described Donald Trump as being ‘morally unfit’ to be president in an explosive TV interview in the US.

5. #HORRIBLE WEATHER: It’s going to be very wet and windy tonight, and some flooding is expected.

6. #STARBUCKS: The coffee franchise’s CEO has apologised after two black men wre arrested in a café while waiting for a friend.

7. #COW IN CHINA SHOP: After 18 years, China has opened its markets to Irish beef.

8. #BARBARA BUSH: The 92-year-old former American first lady is reportedly in failing health, and not likely to seek additional medical treatment.

9. #RIP GUNNERY SERGEANT: R Lee Ermey, who played foul-mouthed drill instructor Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, has died aged 74.

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