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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? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news…

(Image: Pearse Corcoran)

IRISH

WORLD

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]

INNOVATION

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

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

PARTING SHOT

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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