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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Saturday.

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

1. #TURKEY: President Erdogen has said he has regained control of the country as the death toll in the attempted military coup raises to 90.

2. #GRIEF: Three days of national mourning begin in France today after a terrorist attack in Nice which killed 84 people.

3. #NICE ATTACK: An Irishman remains in critical condition after the terrorist attack, with reports suggesting he may have been hit by a stray bullet when police opened fire on the truck.

4. #SEE YOU IN COURT: The Central Statistics Office is planning to prosecute a small number of people who refused to co-operate with the Census.

5. #CHANGE: The Tánaiste has pointed out a number of charities are duplicating the work of others and they should consider merging, The Irish Times reports.

6. #KILDARE: A drunk driver on his way home from a Christmas party, who hit a taxi head on causing the driver serious injuries, has been jailed for two years.

7. #AUTISM: A major new report has found a much higher rate of autism - one in every 65 – among Irish school students than previously thought.

8. #TERRORISM: A newly released 9/11 document reveals there was no ‘smoking gun’ of Saudi complicity in the attacks, Associated Press reports.

9. #HIGH AGAIN: Break out the barbecue again, temperatures will hit the mid-20s in the next few days.

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