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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 13 August, 2020
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Seanad nominees announced, gangland arrests and Obama in Hiroshima – It’s the fix.

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

Bruce Springsteen 544 copy Bruce Springsteen performs in Croke Park in Dublin to a capacity crowd. Source: Sam Boal

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download (7) US President Barack Obama hugs Shigeaki Mori, an atomic bomb survivor; creator of the memorial for American WWII POWs killed at Hiroshima. Source: Carolyn Kaster

#JAPAN: US president Barack Obama paid tribute to the victims of the world’s first nuclear attack during his historic visit to Hiroshima. 

#PARIS: French unions urged workers to step up a wave of industrial action against a controversial labour law, a day after clashes over the reform rocked protests in Paris.

#UNITED STATES: A superbug resistant to all known medications was found in the United States for the first time.

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