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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

The furious storm, Vincent Browne’s constituency debates and the ‘survivor’s edition’ of Charlie Hebdo all had people talking today.

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

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Sri Lanka Pope Asia Pope Francis frees a dove in Madhu, Sri Lanka. Source: Alessandra Tarantino/AP/PA

#JE SUIS CHARLIE: Al Qaeda in Yemen are claiming responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack.

#CHARLIE HEBDO: Millions more copies of the French weekly are being printed after it sold out today. [BBC]

#TEXAS: A bus carrying 12 prisoners fell from an overpass and was then hit by a train.

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#FREE SPEECH: A French comedian is to stand trial over Facebook comments about Paris attacks.

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Trivial as it may seem, this interactive feature that allows you to swipe between pictures of iconic leaders when they had hair and when they were bald is strangely captivating. Note how Putin looks as unimpressed with the world as a young man as he does now. Thanks Vox.

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