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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Bus Éireann talks break down, unemployment rate drops and a murder investigation launched – It’s the Fix.

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

IRELAND

32657063750_1f23ecf0d6_o The LÉ Róisín and the Irish Coast Guard were both involved in a operation today to rescue a severely injured Russian fisherman from a boat 140 miles to sea Source: Irish Defence Forces

WORLD

Israel Soldier Sentenced Nationalist supporters of Sgt Elor Azaria gather outside the Israeli military court during his sentencing in Tel Aviv, Israel. Source: Oded Balilty AP/Press Association Images

#UNITED STATES: Documents show the Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the US illegally who are considered a priority for deportation.

#FRANCE: French presidential frontrunner Marine Le Pen sparked controversy when she refused to wear a veil to meet the country’s top Sunni Muslim cleric.

#ISRAEL: An Israeli military court sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for shooting dead an injured Palestinian assailant.

PARTING SHOT

A man had an extraordinary escape when a car crashed through a shop window in New York (BBC)

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