MORNING BULLETIN: CAB files money-laundering suspicions against Kinahans with the DPP; North Korea says US is creating climate for nuclear war

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MORNING BULLETIN: CAB files money-laundering suspicions against Kinahans with the DPP; North Korea says US is creating climate for nuclear war

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IRELAND: The Criminal Assets Bureau has sent a file to the DPP in relation to six senior associates of the Kinahan crime cartel for suspected money-laundering offences.

IRELAND: Minister for Education Richard Bruton has announced new measures to reduce the cost of going to school.

IRELAND: One student was expelled from Dundalk Institute of Technology due to alleged disorderly conduct and sexual harassment against a staff member.

WORLD: North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador has accused the United States of turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment".

WORLD: Recep Tayyip Erdogan has finally fulfilled his long-held ambition to expand his powers after a referendum handed him the reins of Turkey's governance.

BUSINESS: The start-up community in Ireland is thriving, with more than 20,000 new companies registered here in 2016, according to latest figures from Vision-Net.ie.

SPORT: Wexford boss Davy Fitzgerald may be sitting in the stands for a potential Leinster semi-final with Kilkenny in June.

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FEATURES: Once the flights and accommodation are sorted, we tend to leave the rest of the planning until the last minute. And that may be costing us, writes Gráinne McGuinness.

VIRAL: The World Coal Carrying Championships have been held for a 54th year in Gawthorpe in Yorkshire.

SHOWBIZ: Newly-released documents in the investigation into Prince’s death suggest a doctor and a close friend helped him improperly obtain prescription opioid painkillers.

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