Evening Top 5: Donald Trump; Omran Daqneesh; Arthur Lanigan-O'Keefe finishes 8th

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Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe has finished in 8th place in the men's Modern Pentathlon at the Olympic Games.

The reigning European Champion began in the day in 25th place after earning 196 points in Thursday's fencing event.

Lanigan-O'Keeffe's performance follows Natalya Coyle's seventh place finish in the women's competition on Friday night.

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The older brother of a Syrian boy, Omran Daqneesh, pictured bloodied and dazed after an air strike in Aleppo has died of injuries sustained in the same incident.

Ali Daqneesh (10) was wounded in the air strike on Wednesday alongside his three siblings, his mother and his father.

A spokesman for the local council of Aleppo said: "He was martyred while in hospital as a result of the same bombardment that their house was subjected to."

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Five people arrested as part of an investigation into the false imprisonment of a number of people in County Meath have appeared in court.

Three men and two women arrested at a house at Castletown Kilpatrick on Thursday appeared before a special sitting of Trim District Court today on a number of charges including alleged theft of cash, and an ATM card.

Four of them - each of Castletown Kilpatrick, Navan - were charged with the alleged theft of cash which was the property of Ghiocal Barcu at AIB, Market Square, Navan between 11th and 18th of August this year.

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Donald Trump is reported to be at least $650 million in debt.

An investigation by The New York Times into his finances reveals new fears of what might happen should he become President.

Due to the myriad of co-ownerships and back-and-forth nature of debt owed and debt received, the report can not put a specific number to Trump's debt, but some of the debt does seem to directly involve lenders with whom Trump has publicly disparaged previously.

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One of the jihadists who killed a priest inside a church near the French city of Rouen has finally been buried.

Adel Kermiche was buried around 100km away from the city in an area on the outskirts of Paris, after local Muslim leaders refused to get involved.

The 19-year-old and his accomplice, Abdelmalik Petitjean, were shot dead by police in July after storming a service in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and taking hostages.