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Here's what happened today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

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

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INTERNATIONAL

Tim Cook Comes Out Tim Cook has come out - saying he is 'proud to be gay' Source: Associated Press

#NORTHERN IRELAND: Parties in Northern Ireland have agreed a budget – although the Alliance Party and UUP abstained from voting on it.

#UK: The father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne, Michael Payne, has been found dead at his home in the UK. He had suffered from alchollism and depression since his daughter’s abduction in 2000.

#GERMANY: A truck driver in Germany was jailed for 10 and a half years after shooting at motorists over 700 times over the past five years.

#FRANCE: A Frenchman has died after drinking 56 shots in a drinking competition.

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#USE: CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, has come out – saying that he is “proud to be gay”. 

#EARHART: There is new hope that the aircraft Amelia Earhart went missing in 77 years ago could be found.

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