The 9 at 9 Tuesday

first_img Share Tweet Email Tuesday 18 Apr 2017, 7:55 AM Short URL Apr 18th 2017, 7:55 AM http://jrnl.ie/3344761 Image: Shutterstock/SGM No Comments EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you start your day.1. #NORTHERN TENSION: North Korea has threatened to carry out weekly missile tests as US Vice-President Mike Pence visits Japan.2. #CONGRATS: US President Donald Trump has called Turkish President Erdogan to congratulate him on a referendum win that strengthened his own power.3. #GENERICS: The cost of sending kids to school is to drop, with the Department of Education set to tell schools to make cheaper books, uniforms and supplies available.4. #VISA TROUBLE: A visa used by Irish workers in Australia is to be scrapped, the government there has announced.5. #HOMELESS: A couple due to be made homeless as their landlord is selling their home have spoken about their plight.6. #KINAHANS: The head of the Criminal Assets Bureau, Chief Superintendent Pat Clavin, has told today’s Irish Examiner that a money laundering file on members of the Kinahan gang has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.7. #WELFARE CHEATS: A new campaign is being launched to encourage members of the public to blow the whistle on welfare fraud.8. #CHILDREN’S COURT: TheJournal.ie spent two days in the Children’s Court last week. Here are some of the reports.9. #FACEBOOK: The search for an American man who killed a grandfather live on Facebook is ongoing, with authorities saying Steve Stephens could be anywhere. Image: Shutterstock/SGM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article By Paul Hosford The 9 at 9: Tuesday Here’s everything you need to know as we start Tuesday. 10,496 Views last_img read more

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