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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

‘Irexit’ conference in Dublin, the BAI on Kevin Myers and a far-right shooting in Italy.

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


plaque 382_90536075 Veteran 2nd Staff Private Thomas C Kenny at the unveiling of a plaque for his former comrade Sgt Hugh Gaynor. Source: Sam Boal/


Italy Shooting Luca Traini has been identified by police as the suspected shooter in Italy. Source: ANSA/PA Images

#MACERATA: A far-right supporter wounded six foreign nationals in a brazen drive-by shooting in central Italy and was later arrested, local police have said.

#SYRIA: A Russian pilot has been killed in clashes with hardline rebels after they downed his warplane over Syria’s northwest province of Idlib.

#BIRMINGHAM: Police in the UK are seeking a “brutal and heartless” attacker who broke into the home of an 87-year-old great-grandmother and demanded money.


In October of last year, Uma Thurman was asked about the Harvey Weinstein scandal at the opening night of her Broadway play. Her response was one of carefully-controlled rage, and it instantly went viral.

Today, she spoke in detail to the New York Times, accusing Weinstein of attacking her multiple times.

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