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Dublin: 18 °C Friday 7 August, 2020

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

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

imageA Garda stands in the alley off Glasnevin Avenue today where a shooter is believed to have accidentally shot himself in the leg. (Liam McBurney/PA Wire)



imageA firefighter at the edge of the wildfire near Yosemite National Park. (AP Photo/Jae C Hong)

#SYRIA: John Kerry has warned the Syrian regime that there will be “consequences” for the use of chemical weapons.

#WILDFIRE: Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire blaze at Yosemite National Park in California. [LA Times]

#PARK AND RIDE: Switzerland’s first sex drive-in opened this evening.

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