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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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


29  Frigne Fest Launch_90575831 Dancer Rachel Ní Bhraonáin whose show Losing Your Body, is pictured in IMMA at the launched of Dublin Fringe Festival 2019 programme of events. Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland


El Chapo Prosecution In this courtroom sketch, Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, foreground right, reads a statement through an interpreter during his sentencing in federal court. Source: AP/PA Images

#EL CHAPO: One of the world’s most notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been jailed for life – the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century.

#TRUMP: The US House of Representatives has voted to formally condemn Donald Trump for his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, describing his tweets as racist.

#EBOLA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics.


Sometimes, you don’t need to write anything. Whoever’s driving this car has had a beast.

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