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Here's what happened today: Sunday

Everyone is talking about Priory Hall, Syria and hurling.
Sep 8th 2013, 7:50 PM 25,870 2

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

imageFinding it hard to watch – but impossible to look away. A young Clare fan looks over the crowd. ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

IRELAND

INTERNATIONAL

imageDemonstrators kiss near the Russian embassy in Paris earlier today. About a dozen gay rights supporters carried placards and chanted slogans outside the Russian embassy to protest Moscow’’s policies on homosexuality. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

#SYRIA: Bashar Assad has told US television that he was not behind the deadly chemical attack of 21 August.

#SYRIA II: Meanwhile, US senators have released graphic videos of the victims of that attack.

#WELL JEL: Seemingly, Norway has ‘so much money that it literally doesn’t know what to do with it’.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

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In this article, LIFE magazine questions whether a famous image of a leopard about to kill a baboon from the 1960s loses some of its impact because we now know it was staged. (A hunter caught the leopard and released him on the baboons for the photojournalist, John Dominis). [Life]

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