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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A teen sentenced over the Jobstown protest, post mortem results for the Bray baby and arrests at a funeral had everyone talking…

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

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South Korea Children's Day A soldier from the South Korean army special forces demonstrates his skill of martial arts during a demonstration for Children's Day at the War Memorial of Korea. Ahn Young-joon / PA Ahn Young-joon / PA / PA


#SYRIA: Dozens of people are reported dead after an airstrike hit a refugee camp.

#FRANCE: One person was killed and at least four were injured in a cross-border police chase on the French motorway.

#THE RACE: It’s official – Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee and Hillary Clinton took the gloves off today.

#UNITED KINGDOM: A newspaper announced its closure after just two months.



A Boeging 767 has begun its journey to its new home at a Sligo glamping site. / YouTube

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