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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Bin charge battle, North Korea angers Trump and relief for Paul McCartney.
Jul 4th 2017, 9:00 AM 12,096 0

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

1. #BIN CHARGES: A motion demanding the government stop the implementation of new bin charge systems was passed by Dublin City Council last night.

2. #BALLISTIC: North Korea claims it has successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. If true, analysts say the rocket could reach Alaska.

3. #NO SHOW: A man who was charged with sexual assault after being extradited to Ireland from Spain failed to appear in court last week.

4. #MONEY BACK: Just four in 10 Irish people claim back the tax they pay on medical expenses, according to a new survey.

5. #DISCLOSURES TRIBUNAL: A tribunal investigating claims that senior gardai launched a smear campaign against whistleblower Maurice McCabe will hear its first witnesses today.

6. #OH CANADA: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has arrived in Ireland for an official visit and a big welcome is being planned.

7. #LEGAL BATTLE: US President Donald Trump has offered to help Charlie Gard, the terminally ill UK baby with a rare genetic disorder who is due to be taken off life support.

8. #GOLD COAST: An Air Asia flight in Australia was forced into an emergency landing after a flock of birds was sucked into its engine.

9. #HARD PAY’S FIGHT: Paul McCartney has reached a settlement over copyright to the Beatles catalog, avoiding a potentially huge legal battle with Sony ATV.

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