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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about abortion, murder in Castlebar and Latvia joining the euro.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a roundup of today’s news…

(Image: Pearse Corcoran)



Television crews await the arrival of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Image: Steven Senne/AP/PA).

#BOSTON: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the Boston bombers, pleaded not guilty.  [New York Times]

#LATVIA: The EU gave Latvia the green light to join the euro, becoming the 18th member of the eurozone. [AFP]

#EGYPT: The country’s state prosecutor issued an arrest warrant for the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and other senior figures. [BBC]

#CHINA: Severe flooding caused an entire buildings to be swept away. [The Telegraph]


Samsung has overtaken Apple on mobile web use. [The Telegraph]

NASA plans to search for life on Mars in 2020. [CBS News]


After the news of the tragic plane crash in San Francisco this week, The Guardian put together this interesting guide on how to survive if your aircraft goes down.

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