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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after falling from an apartment, and protests continue in Charlotte after a man was shot dead.

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

 IRISH

Aghowle Church - East Gable Interior by Andreas F. Borchert One of the entries of this year's Wiki Loves Monuments photography competition, which accepts it's last submission next Friday Source: Wiki Loves Monuments

INTERNATIONAL

Charlotte Police Fatal Shooting Police confront protesters blocking a motorway in Charlotte Source: Gerry Broome

#AMERICA: A video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot.

#INDIA: The mother of murdered British 15-year-old Scarlett Keeling has called for “someone to be held accountable” after two men charged with her daughter’s murder were acquitted.

#LOS ANGELES: The FBI has confirmed that it has opened an investigation regarding “an aircraft carrying Mr Brad Pitt and his children”.

INNOVATION

  • After Yahoo admitted that half a billion of its users were hacked, here’s advice from a cyber security website on what you should do if you have a Yahoo account.
  • As Twitter continues to struggle with attracting and retaining users, two of the biggest tech giants are looking to buy the social media company.

PARTING SHOT

If you haven’t seen the latest episode of Between Two Ferns, where Zach Galifianakis sends a steady stream of hilarious questions Hillary Clinton’s way, take 5 minutes and 47 seconds out of your day to watch it now:

Source: Funny Or Die/YouTube

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