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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.


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


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”.


  • 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.

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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:

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