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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Today everyone’s talking about earthquakes in the Irish Sea and the last stand of Priory Hall residents.

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

imageA Syrian army soldier walks the streets in Damascus. (AP Photo)

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imagePhotojournalists with black bands around their mouths participate in a protest over the gang rape of a photographer in Mumbai. (AP Photo/Anipam Nath)

#SYRIA: The UN will start an investigation tomorrow into whether chemical weapons were used in Syria.

#INDIA: Police in India have arrested a fifth man suspected of the gang-rape of a photographer.

#VIRUS: A Saudi man has died of the MERS virus, bringing the death toll to 41.

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#BOXING: Mike Tyson has said he is close to death from his ongoing drug and alcohol problems.

INNOVATION

  • Apple has changed the rankings in its App Store to take user ratings into account. [Mashable]
  • Boeing has rolled out a more advanced version of its Dreamliner airplane [CNET]

PARTING SHOT

Writer Nicholas Carlson has published this gigantic – but worth it – 22,000-word profile of Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer. Worth a read.[Business Insider]

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