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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Today everyone’s been talking about Irish Water costs, the legalisation of marijuana and Chris Christie’s ‘embarrassment’.
Jan 9th 2014, 11:22 PM 17,864 3

Updated 11.20 PM

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

imageAstronaut Chris Hadfield is given a signed Ireland Rugby Jersey by Frankie Sheehan at the Convention Centre Dublin. (Pic: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

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imageNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during a news conference today. (Pic: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

#US: Potential US presidential candidate Chris Christie fired his Deputy Chief of Staff and apologised over a scandal where his staff may have closed highway lanes to penalise a mayor for not supporting him.

#UK: Armed police in London are to wear cameras to record their actions following controversy over the killing of Mark Duggan.

#FRANCE: The highest court in France has reinstated a ban on a show by controversial comic Dieudonne. [BBC]

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It's getting close to the weekend so you may be thinking of leaving the office a little like this obviously irked individual. That's Jessica, one of range of 'Sassy Birds' on the newly created Tumblr page. Warning: Contains high levels of sass. [Tumblr]

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