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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dublin claim another All-Ireland win, a man is arrested in connection with a 60-year-old man’s murder, and Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies after a bout on Thursday – here’s your evening news fix.
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NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news.


Diarmuid O’Connor, Colm Boyle, Tom Parsons with John Small and Cian O’Sullivan Dublin and Mayo players battle for possession. Source: James Crombie/INPHO


California Police Shooting People block the streets during a protest in El Cajon, San Diego this week. Source: Gregory Bull

#SAN DIEGO: Police released two videos showing an officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man, and hoped the footage would ease escalating tensions.

#US ELECTION: Hillary Clinton has edged ahead of presidential rival Donald Trump in a new national poll released yesterday, just days after the first televised debate.

#SCOTLAND: Boxer Mike Towell has died in the aftermath of a bout in Glasgow on Thursday evening.


  • An insightful look at why Facebook – the social media success used by over 1 billion people worldwide – failed to make ecommerce work on its site [Guardian]
  • Authorities in the netherlands are taking the creator of Pokemon Go to court after it failed to stop crowds flocking to protected beaches to catch Pokemon [Guardian]


Jason McAteer gave an emotional account on last night’s Late Late Show of how depression took hold of him after he retired from professional football – and how his family helped him battle back.

Source: The Late Late Show/YouTube

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