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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C
# News Fix
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.


  • Facebook has unveiled shared photo albums to allow multiple user to upload images to the same album. [Mashable]
  • Apple’s iPhone 5C doesn’t officially exist yet, but CNET details what’s actually known about the new smartphone. [CNET]
  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Microsoft is resting on its laurels. Ouch. [BBC]


US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 80 years old – but in this interview, she explains why she plans to remain a judge as long as her health and intellect remain strong. [New York Times]

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