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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Strong words at the Eighth Committee, and rainfall alert in place for 14 counties – it’s the Fix.

Autumn weather Oct 18th 2017 Autumn colours surrounding the village of Kenmore, Perthshire, are reflected in the waters of Loch Tay, Scotland, earlier today Source: PA Wire/PA Images

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

IRELAND

8th committee 131_90526939 Dr. Meabh Ní Bhuinneáin and Dr Peter Boylan arrive at Leinster House this afternoon to serve as witnesses for the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution Committee Source: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

WORLD

wils Former British Neo Nazi leader Kevin Wilshaw Source: Channel 4 News/Youtube

#TRUMP: The US president faces a backlash after allegedly saying that a dead American soldier ‘knew what he signed up for’.

#ABOUT TURN: A Neo-Nazi leader in the UK has quit his movement, come out as gay, and described his Jewish heritage.

#LAS VEGAS: The disappearance of a security guard who was on site during the recent mass shooting there has raised fresh questions.

PARTING SHOT

Kent Fire Brigade in the UK has pulled out all the stops to get people to check their smoke alarms by… invoking the spirit of Dirty Dancing? Ireland’s fire services, the gauntlet has well and truly been thrown down.

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