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Wednesday May 6th, 2020 night edition

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On Christmas morning all over Ireland, there will be countless people thanking their lucky stars.

Not because they're looking forward to presents or Christmas dinner, although I’m sure both are appealing.

The Twelve Pubs of Christmas is a now yearly tradition in Ireland that has taken the country by storm in the past ten years or so.

For some unlucky souls out there, this means they could be in for two or three rounds of the Twelve Pubs before December is out.

Read more: Niall Horan teaches the US about the 12 Pubs of Christmas on Advent Calendar, Day 9.

For anyone not familiar with the Twelve Pubs of Christmas, it is essentially an extended bar crawl.

What is your favorite part of the rules and where do you most like to visit?. »

Michigan is considering move to ban guns inside state Capitol Building

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Michigan is considering move to ban guns inside state Capitol Building.

LANSING – The Michigan Capitol Commission has sought legal advice and could make a decision Monday on whether guns should be banned inside the Capitol, the vice chairman of the commission said Tuesday.

John Truscott, a Republican and vice chairman of the six-member Michigan State Capitol Commission, which oversees the building, said he was "very disturbed" by what he saw Thursday. »

Austria Has 90% Drop in Coronavirus Cases After Requiring People to Wear Face Masks

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The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Austria dropped from 90 to 10 cases per one million people, two weeks after the government required everyone to wear a face mask on April 6.

The number of cases didn't slow down nor plateau because they didn't wear masks to slow down the spread.

Although China ranked fourth place at almost 100,000, the country also plateaued on the 20th day because they wore face masks. »

Cops arrest armed men, Texas bar owner who violated order to close

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Cops arrest armed men, Texas bar owner who violated order to close Sheriff said they were there to intimidate officers.

Cops in western Texas said they arrested a bar owner and a group of armed men Monday after they violated the state's order.

When officers arrived, they saw six men in body armor and armed rifles standing outside the establishment, according to Griffis. »

'The favour is returned': Native American Covid-19 relief fund thanks Irish people for their support

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ORGANISERS OF AN online fund to help Native American people who’ve been affected by Covid-19 have thanked Irish people for their support.

Thus, the Choctaw extended $170 of relief aid,” organiser Vanessa Tulley wrote on the fundraising page.

“173 years later to today, the favour is returned through generous donations from the Irish people to the Navajo Nation during our time of crisis. »