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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 14 December, 2018

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what’s happening as we approach midweek.

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

1. #MUNSTER: Eleven people who were arrested on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged sexual exploitation of children have been released without charge.

2. #BREAKTHROUGH:  Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland have developed a new blood test that can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages.

3. #CORK: The husband of missing woman Tina Satchwell has said that he believes she would not have gone willingly to the woods where gardaí are currently conducting a search.

4. #STEELY: A White House economic advisor has quit the administration in protest as Donald Trump stepped up his threats of steep tariffs on steel, aluminum and European cars.

5. #NARCONON: Local people have voiced opposition to plans for a Scientology-linked ‘drug treatment centre’ in the Meath village of Ballivor.

6. #BREACH OF DUTY: A Dublin school teacher has launched a legal appeal against an earlier ruling in a case about alleged verbal abuse by youths in a McDonald’s restaurant.

7. #PETER MCVERRY TRUST: A new smartphone app is set to let members of the public mark buildings as being vacant in a bid to alleviate the homeless crisis.

8. #STORMY DANIELS: A porn star who has said she had sex with US President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement that she signed days before the 2016 presidential election.

9. #NEW YORK IRISH: A five million dollar redevelopment of the Irish Famine memorial in downtown Manhattan has been completed.

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