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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Today everyone’s talking about Syria, Chelsea Manning and the Loch Ness Monster’s cousin.

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

image(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

IRELAND

INTERNATIONAL

#SYRIA Al Assad’s regime bomb area of alleged chemical attack that killed 100.
#EGYPT Ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison and put under house arrest.
#US Former Army private, formerly known as Bradley Manning, is to begin life as Chelsea.
#CHINA Disgraced politician Bo Xilai denies bribery and murder cover-up.
#GEORGIA This woman saved countless children by talking down a school shooter.
#WASHINGTON New President Nixon tapes reveal chats with Reagan, Bush and Pele.

INNOVATION

  • Facebook and other tech giants want to give the whole world internet. [AFP]
  • Could the new iPhone be gold, scratch resistant and have a fingerprint scanner?

PARTING SHOT

WTF is this horned ‘sea monster’ that washed up on a beach in Spain? He could be the Loch Ness Monster’s cousin. [Huff Post]

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