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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

The Louth/Meath water outage, Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers, and Brian Cowen’s doctorate – here’s today’s news.

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

IRELAND

Just Eat Retreat at Electric Picnic Launch -15_90518976 A painted model poses for the launch of the Just Eat Retreat Full Moon Party at Electric Picnic 2017. Source: Naoise Culhane Photography Ltd

WORLD

NY: 2017 Pride March NYC Whistleblower Chelsea Manning at the 2017 Pride March in New York earlier this year. Source: Erik McGregor via PA Images

#TRANSGENDER SOLDIERS: US President Donald Trump announced that transgender people will no longer be allowed serve in the US military.

#CHARLIE GARD: There’s disagreement over whether the terminally ill baby should spend his final days at home or in a hospice.

#FRANCE: At least 10,000 people were evacuated after a new wildfire broke out in France, which was already battling massive blazes that have consumed swathes of forest.

PARTING SHOT

This quick timelapse was made as Team Raven flew from Shannon Airport to the Bray Air Display last week – don’t get dizzy.

Source: TheJournal.ie/YouTube

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