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news wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Today’s top stories in the blink of an eye.


1. #BERKELEY: The county district attorney’s office in Berkeley, California is to investigate last week’s fatal balcony collapse after a report from city authorities showed the balcony was suffering from severe dry rot.

2. #UTV IRELAND: Ireland’s newest tv station is finding itself slipping further and further into the mire.

3. #RESIGNATIONS: Sinn Féin’s troubles in Cork continued with a mass exodus of members in Fermoy last night.

4. #25 YEARS: New York man Jonathan Fleming is to receive $6.25 million (€5.58 million) in compensation from the state of New York after being wrongly imprisoned for murder for 25 years.

5. #CHARLESTON: Dramatic video footage has emerged of the arrest of Dylann Roof for the murder of nine people in the South Carolina city last week.

6. #MISSING: Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Connor McAleer from Balbriggan, north Dublin. The teenager has been missing for the past two days.