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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

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Updated Feb 12th 2020, 8:44 AM

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

1. #WEATHER: People are being urged to take care on the roads this morning as a Status Yellow snow/ice warning remains in place until 10am. 

2. #COURTS: A Cork hospital has been criticised after a 17-year-old girl with life-threatening injuries was sexually assaulted in a ward in 2018. 

3. #WINNER WINNER: There has been an Irish winner of the €17 million Euromillions jackpot ticket last night. 

4. #UNITED STATES: Bernie Sanders has won the New Hampshire primary, narrowly beating Pete Buttigieg in the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s 2020 nomination fight. 

5. #COVID-19: 65 people have been tested for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Ireland, but there have been no confirmed cases.  

6. #TAOISEACH: Fine Gael politicians have been rallying against any suggestion that Leo Varadkar should step aside as leader of Fine Gael.  

7. #CIA: The Irish government unwittingly purchased and operated encryption equipment from a company secretly owned by the CIA in the 1980s, the Irish Times reports on its front page. 

8. #CRIME: A Lithuanian crime gang active in Dublin is suspected of the thefts and distribution of stolen high-end bicycles across Europe. 

9. #DÁIL: Richard Boyd Barrett has said Solidarity-People Before Profit has a number of policy overlaps with Sinn Féin, making it likely its TDs could vote for Mary Lou McDonald as Taoiseach next week. 

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