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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. #STRIKES: Garda representatives have agreed to talks using state negotiators, as the Irish Independent reports an increased hourly rate is being considered.

2. #TICK TOCK: Hillary Clinton is under pressure with a new FBI probe involving her emails, just ten days before the country votes for its new president.

3. #SWORDS: A man in his 60s escaped an assassination attempt last night, during which a man shot several rounds into a car.

4. #LUCK OF THE DRAW: The amount of cash given to the Exchequer by the National Lottery for good causes has dropped €72 million in eight years.

5. #CLONDALKIN: Four people were arrested in Dublin last night for money laundering offences and £100,000 Sterling was seized.

6. #WATCH YOUR KIDS: A senior fire officers has urged parents to ensure their children do not cause trouble for emergency services this Halloween.

7. #TRAVEL: There are a number of changes to Irish Rail services this weekend to facilitate works.

8. #SUDDEN INFANT DEATH: Doctors have said babies should sleep in the same room as parents for the first year of life.

9. #SPEECHLESS: Bob Dylan has finally broken his silence on being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, telling The Telegraph he will go to the ceremony “if it’s at all possible”.

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