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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Noonan to come before the PAC, rough sleeper figures and a police shooting in the US all had people talking today.

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

20/09/2016 . National Ploughing Championships. Pic Source: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

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Killing By Police-Tulsa Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons, left, comforts Tiffany Crutcher, twin sister of Terence Crutcher who was shot and killed by Tulsa Police Friday night Sept. 16, 2016. Source: Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP

#US: Protests were held after an unarmed black man was shot and killed by white police officers in Oklahoma.

#BRANGELINA: Angelina Jolie Pitt filed for divorce from her husband Brad Pitt.

#SYRIA: The UN suspended all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after a deadly air raid hit trucks delivering aid near Aleppo, killing volunteers and civilians.

INNOVATION

  • Tinder and Spotify are teaming up to give users a chance to add a song to their their profile (via The Guardian).
  • The US army has built an “ambidextrous” grenade (via The BBC).

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PARTING SHOT

Coláiste Chamuis, one of Ireland’s longest running Irish summer colleges, has entered into a best scarecrow competition for the NAtional Ploughing Championships.

Here’s what they came up with:
https://www.facebook.com/colaiste.chamuis/videos/552821384906552/

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