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Updated December 15, 2020, 8:56 AM
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1. #VACCINES: The high level report of the working group on vaccines which was handed over to the government last week will be discussed by Cabinet today.
2. # ELECTORAL COLLEGE: Joe Biden said that American democracy has proven “Resilient” against Donald Trump’s “abuse of power” after the Electoral College confirmed him as the next president.
3. #VARIANT: A new strain of coronavirus was identified in southern England, as more stringent restrictions were placed on areas in that region and in London.
4. # DÁIL: Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley will make a statement to Dáil today, but will not resign or answer his questions on his previous remarks.
5. # DELETED: Pornhub porn website has been removed millions of content downloaded by users after a public backlash led to closer scrutiny of the site’s policies and content.
6. #MONEY: An unauthorized company offering quick loans to people with poor credit is suspected by gardaí and bank officials launder money
7. #WARNING: People have been warned against participate in a social media challenge lie down on the road under a sheet following the hospitalization of a woman who carried it out.
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8. #RESIGNING: U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr, who contradicted Trump’s claims that the November 3 election was tainted with fraud, will leave office before Christmas.
9. #ASBESTOS RISK: The homes and businesses of a town in Sligo are urged to keep their windows and doors closed due to an asbestos fire in the Larkhill area.