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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Storm Doris causes damage, Trump ends transgender bathroom protection and Enda Kenny firm on Brexit deal for North – It’s the Fix.

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


9185 ONE Youth Ambassador_90503646 Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone with youth ambassadors outside Cliff Townhouse in Dublin today as she launched the ONE Youth Ambassador Programme 2017 Source: Leah Farrell/


Transgender Bathrooms Ethan Diaz, 16, a transgendered 10th grader from New York speaks about his fears and disappointments regarding the Trump administration during a news conference at the LGBT Network offices in Woodbury, New York. Source: Seth Wenig

#MEXICO: A meeting between Donald Trump’s envoys and Mexican leader’s was a bit testy.

#ENGLAND: A woman in England died after being struck by storm debris.

#UNITED STATES: The Trump administration ended federal protection for transgender students that allowed them to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.


Ed O’Neill is known for lots of things, from Married With Children to Wayne’s World and more recently Modern Family.

But a strong Kerry accent isn’t on the list. Well, wait til you hear his Jackie Healy Rae impression.

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