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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Wednesday.
Aug 12th 2015, 7:58 AM 11,420 0

EVERY MORNING, brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.

1. #GLASGOW: Karen Buckley’s murderer, Alexander Pacteau, was acquitted in an attempted rape trial two years ago.

2. #RESULTS: The day has arrived for almost 58,000 Leaving Cert students across the country as they receive their exam results.

3. #POINTS: This year the percentage of students receiving top marks in higher level Irish and Maths in the Leaving Cert has risen.

4. #CRISIS: The number of families living homeless in Dublin has increased by 100% over the last year.

5. #COMMISSION: Twelve children have been shot by paramilitaries in Northern Ireland in the last six years

6. #CONFIDENTIAL: The FBI is taking a look at Hillary Clinton’s personal email server that she used while she was the US secretary of state, after she agreed to hand it over.

7. #BREADWINNER: Angelina Jolie will act as executive producer on upcoming Irish animated feature The Breadwinner.

8. #PARTY PEOPLE: The terrible weather in July didn’t stop people going on nights out.

9. #DOCUMENTARY: The team behind the Glasnevin Cemetery documentary, One Million Dubliners, is now making one about Knock.

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