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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

A train evacuated in Clongriffin, a car bomb explosion in Istanbul and TDs’ views on the Eighth Amendment – it’s the Fix.

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

Kite Festival 2016 Catherine Etienne from Pure Magic and a group of children from Dublin practise their kite flying at the launch of Dublin City Council’s Dublin Kite Festival 2016 which takes place on Sunday, 12 June, in North Bull Island, Clontarf Source: Jason Clarke Photography

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Turkey Attack Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media outside a hospital near an explosion site in Istanbul today. Source: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP

#UNITED STATES: There was fresh controversy in the case of Stanford University student, who was sentenced to six months in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.

#ENGLAND: Two teenage girls admitted to kidnapping a two-year-old girl from a Primark store in Newcastle in the northeast of England.

#TURKEY: 11 people were killed after a car bomb targeted a police station in Istanbul.

#FLORIDA: MMA fighter Kimbo Slice died, age 42.

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Ever wanted to find out what was going on in the entire Alien franchise of movies but just didn’t have the time? Well here’s every movie laid out in a quick three minutes (well, sort of).

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