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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what had people talking today.

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


Closing Mass 625_90551300 The site where Pope Francis is to give the closing Mass in the Phoenix Park. Source: Sam Boal/


Italy Highway Collapse A view of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa. Source: AP/PA Images

#ITALY: At least 30 people have been killed when a giant motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa, with several more feared dead in what Italy’s transport minister described as an “immense tragedy”.

#LONDON: A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after a car crashed into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London.


Source: Vox/YouTube

A structure designed to protect flooding may be making things worse. Vox explains how “levee wars” are affecting cities across the US.

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