Morning top 5: Bus Éireann services resume after strike; man dies following Dublin hit and run

The top stories this Friday morning...

Bus Éireann passengers can expect most services to be running as normal this morning.

Drivers agreed to go back to work yesterday while they consider Labour Court recommendations to solve their dispute.

The proposals include around 200 job losses and a 10% pay cut for workers owning over €60,000.

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Gardaí are looking for witnesses to a fatal hit and run in Tallaght in Dublin last night.

The victim - who was in his 30s - was struck by a car at Brookview Close at around 7pm.

The driver of the car fled the scene on foot, despite being chased by bystanders.

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An initial report into last month's Coast Guard helicopter crash off Mayo says it 'pitched up rapidly' in its final seconds.

The Air Accident Investigation Unit has been analysing data from the black box recorder of Rescue 116.

It has found that the aircraft's warning system did not have data related to Blackrock Island.

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American forces in Afghanistan have dropped the largest conventional bomb ever used by the US military in combat.

It contains 11 tons of explosives, and is more commonly known as "the mother of all bombs".

The governor of the area hit described the explosion as "the biggest I have ever seen".

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North Korea will not "keep its arms crossed" in the face of a US pre-emptive strike, Pyongyang's vice foreign minister has said

Han Song Ryol told the Associated Press, Donald Trump was "making trouble" with "aggressive" tweets.

He added that North Korea will conduct its next nuclear test whenever supreme headquarters sees fit.