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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A plane crash, new junior ministers and teachers voting against working extra hours all hit the headlines today.

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

19/05/2016. Government New Junior Ministers. Pictu Enda Kenny with the newly appointed government junior ministers outside Government Buildings today Source: Sam Boal

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Mideast Egypt Plane A relative of a passenger on an EgyptAir flight that crashed early Thursday puts her hand on the window from inside a bus at Cairo International Airport, Egypt Source: Ahmed AbdEl fattah/AP

#GREECE: It is believed that a flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 people crashed into the sea between the Greek islands and the Egyptian coast.

#CANADA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised to lawmakers after an altercation in which he accidentally struck a member of the opposition with his elbow.

#UNITED STATES: George Zimmerman has auctioned off the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin.

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