MORNING BULLETIN:Government facing threat of collapse over McCabe crisis

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IRELAND: The Government is facing the threat of collapse as the Independent Alliance says it is “dismayed” at contradictory versions of events in the Maurice McCabe crisis.

IRELAND: Such was the furore around the Maurice McCabe scandal that the Cabinet meeting was delayed by about 90 minutes [url=http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/kenny-and-the-gang-cant-quite-turn-the-cabinet-table-on-scandal-442945.html?utm_source=news&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=newsbriefing]to allow sidebar meetings[/timg] to take place.

IRELAND: An 11-year sentence was imposed yesterday on a garda informer who shot a woman in the neck through the window of a house as it emerged that CCTV at the accused man’s own home was the key evidence convicting him.

WORLD: It has been confirmed President Donald Trump asked his national security advisor to resign.

WORLD: A radio producer and an announcer have been shot dead in the Dominican Republic while one of them was reading the news during a live transmission on Facebook.

BUSINESS: The effect of Brexit on some types of exports and imports may be showing up in reduced traffic through Irish ports.

SPORT: With only the first leg over however, Barca can essentially say goodbye to the Champions League after losing 4-0 in Paris.

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FEATURE: At first Kelly O’Brien thought quitting washing her hair would make it dirty and greasy. It turned out to be the exact opposite. Is it time to join the No ‘poo gang?

VIRAL: Yesterday being Valentine’s Day, both Barack and Michelle Obama decided to share a sweet sentiment online and they’re nothing short of adorable.

SHOWBIZ: Actor Harrison Ford reportedly had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a southern California airport.



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