Evening top 5: Three policemen killed in Baton Rouge; 6,000 arrested in relation to coup in Turkey

A round-up of Sunday's top stories

Three police officers have been killed in Baton Rouge in Louisiana with a further two in hospital.A man was shot and killed at the scene.

The Louisiana state police have confirmed that there is currently no active shooter at large in the city

Colonel Mike Edmonson, Louisiana State Police Superintendant, opened by saying: “We want and need your prayers. Baton Rouge is in need of those prayers right now. So we thank you for them and we appreciate them.”


A new report has found almost 10% of Irish jobs could be at risk of being automated by technology.

The report says jobs are at risk of automation "if the likelihood of their jobs being automated is at least 70%."

The same report also finds that Ireland is on top when it comes to offshoring - or the relocation of a business from one country to another.


At least 6,000 people have been arrested in connection with the failed attempt to bring down Turkey's government, reports say.

Meanwhile, thousands of supporters gathered in Taksim Square in Istanbul singing songs and waving flags, with similar scenes in the capital Ankara and other cities.

There is also speculation the death penalty could be reintroduced.


Some people in the US state of Maine were in for a shock when they rang a helpline for their social welfare benefits.

When calling a phone number on the back of their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card, some customers were directed to a phone sex line instead.

An EBT is an electronic system that allows US welfare departments issue benefits via a payment card.

The number listed on the back of some of the cards was off by one digit and led claimants astray.


Today is World Emoji Day, and data from around the world has shown who uses which emojis and where.

While it has been revealed what Ireland's favourite emoji is: on a par with the global favourite, it is the laughing emoji with tears.

Emojis are used constantly on social media site Twitter, who has examined the data.

It has even created a custom emoji to celebrate the day.