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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Ruairí Quinn, Arthur’s Day and Israel-Palestine tensions.

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

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Mideast Israel Palestinians A Palestinian takes cover from tear gas fired by the Israeli troops during clashes with Palestinians in an early morning operation in the West Bank city of Jenin. AP / Press Association Images AP / Press Association Images / Press Association Images

#JERUSALEM: A Palestinian teen was forced into a car and killed in an apparent revenge attack for the deaths of two Israeli teenagers.

#SOUTH AFRICA: A court heard Oscar Pistorius is severely traumatised and will become a suicide risk unless he gets mental health care. [Associated Press]

#IRAQ: Three ground attack jets landing in Iraq in a video released by the defence ministry likely came from Iran. [AFP]

#OH BABY: A woman gave birth outside a Primark store in Birmingham.

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Can you spot a good tweet? This quiz will test your skills… [New York Times]

First published 9pm

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