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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

The Bus Éireann strike, the Commissioner’s response to this week’s Garda revelations – and Trump’s attempts to move on from his latest defeat.

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


Coast Guard helicopter missing Members of the Civil Defence pilot a drone near Annagh Head, Co Mayo, as the R116 recovery operation continues. Bad sea conditions hampered the search and recovery effort today. Source: PA Wire/PA Images


Congress Health Overhaul House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other senior Democrats. The party has been claiming a victory in the wake of the Republicans' decision to abandon a vote on repealing Obamacare. Source: Andrew Harnik

#THE NEXT DAY: ‘Obamacare will explode’: Donald Trump has been back on Twitter, aiming to put the best possible spin on yesterday’s healthcare vote fiasco.

#BOXING DEATH: Police in the UK are investigating the death of a 17-year-old boxer who died shortly after an amateur match.

#HAN SO LOW: ’I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway’: Audio has been released of the conversation between Harrison Ford and the air traffic control tower at John Wayne Airport after Ford flew dangerously close to a passenger aircraft.


In response to this week’s Westminster attack, actor Tom Hollander read William Wordsworth’s ‘Composed upon Westminster Bridge’ in the BBC’s Newsnight studios.

Source: BBC Newsnight/YouTube

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