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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

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EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.

1. #DEBATE NIGHT: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed in the first US presidential debate last night, with the broad consensus suggesting that Clinton had the better night.

2. #NEW LAWS: ‘Revenge porn’ and posting intimate photographs of people online look likely to be deemed new criminal offences under a proposal by the Law Reform Commission.

3. #POLL: Just over one third of people support the strike action by the Dublin Bus drivers, but more than half say they do not support the workers, according to a new poll. The strike which was due to take place today and tomorrow has been called off, with talks due to take place today.

4. #IT’S BAAAAACK: The Dáil will sit today for the first time since TDs went on their summer break more than nine weeks ago. Leaders’ Questions will kick things off at 2pm, with TDs due to discuss the Road Traffic Bill and a motion about pharmacy fees later today.

5. #BRANDS: Ireland’s credit unions have topped a poll of the brands that Irish people have the best experiences with. Cosmetics chain Lush was in second place, followed by An Post, Sam McCauley Pharmacies and Citylink.

6. #COME HOME: The government is considering offering a lower rate of income tax to highly skilled emigrants if they return to Ireland, the Irish Independent reports.

7. #OVER: After 52 years of civil war, the Colombian government and Farc rebels have signed an agreement to end the conflict, which left 260,000 people and millions more displaced.

8. #UH-OH: The Football Association in the UK has opened an investigation into allegations that England manager Sam Allardyce offered a group of businessmen advice on how to “get around” player transfer rules, in a major investigation carried out by the Daily Telegraph.

9. #UFC: Conor McGregor is to fight lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a headline bout at Madison Square Garden in New York City on 12 November. The fight was announced by UFC president Dana White in the early hours of this morning.

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