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Dublin: 1 °C Sunday 15 December, 2019
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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

1. #RIP Former US President George H.W. Bush has died at age 94, his family have announced.

2. #DERRY  A 19-year-old man is to appear in Omagh Magistrates Court charged with the murder of Edward Meenan last Sunday.

3. #DUBLIN AIRPORT A man was refused entry to Ireland after customs officials found he was planning to take part in a sham marriage, TheJournal.ie has learned.

4. #G20  The United States and China will attempt to resolve an ongoing trade war as their presidents meet at the G20 summit in Argentina today.

5. #RAISE THE ROOF Thousands of people are expected to gather in Dublin this afternoon to participate in a demonstration over Ireland’s housing crisis.

6. #TRANSPORT Price changes on Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Luas services are set to come into effect from today.

7. #ABORTION Health Minister Simon Harris will bring proposals to introduce safe access zones around premises which provide abortion services in the new year.

8. #INSURANCE Paschal Donohoe will seek “greater clarification” from the insurance industry over a controversy surrounding ‘suicide clauses’ in life assurance policies.

9. #WEATHER It will be cloudy with patches of drizzle across the country this morning, before conditions become dry this afternoon, with top temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees in the north and west and 12 to 13 degrees in Munster and Leinster.

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