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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

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10 President 1916 President Michael D Higgins waves to the crowd at today's Easter Rising Commemoration. Rollingnews Rollingnews


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#UKRAINE A series of airstrikes in Ukraine’s second-largest city of Kharkiv in the north east of the war-scarred country left at least five dead and 13 injured, a regional health official said.

#NEW YORK The son of famed novelist Paul Auster has been charged with manslaughter and negligent homicide in the drug overdose death of his 10-month-old daughter, New York City’s police have said. 

#JERUSALEM More than 20 Israelis and Palestinians were wounded in several incidents in and around Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, two days after major violence at the site. 


Patrick Dexter’s lockdown twitter videos of his cello playing in the beauty of the West of Ireland have become an antidote to the negativity of social media discourse. 

His piece for Easter Sunday is a gorgeous rendition of Amazing Grace – accompanied by an incredible view and a light breeze.

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