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An investigation is underway after a teenager died in a crash in Dublin yesterday evening.

The collision occurred on Carnlough Road at the junction with St Finbar's Road when the boy's motorbike and a car collided at around 6pm.

The motorcyclist was seriously injured and was brought to the Mater Hospital where he passed away a short time later.

A woman in her 30s who was driving the car is being treated in Connolly Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

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SIPTU staff with the FAI are seeking an urgent meeting with the Minister for Sport Shane Ross.

It follows yesterday's shocking revelations about the fragility of the organisation's accounts.

The association revealed it has net liabilities of more than €55 million.

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A man is due in court in connection with drug seizure in Dublin this week.

€15,000 worth of cannabis herb, cocaine and MDMA were found following the search of a house in Inchicore on Thursday.

Gold bars worth €10,000 and alcohol worth €20,000 was also seized.

The man, who is in his early 30s, was arrested following the search, and is due before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

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Elon Musk says his "faith in humanity is restored" after a US jury ruled he was not liable in a defamation case involving a British diver.

The billionaire Tesla CEO went on trial for calling Vernon Unsworth a "pedo guy" on Twitter over the rescue of 12 boys trapped in a Thai cave.

Mr Unsworth was unsuccessful in his claim for €172 million in damages.

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A gunman who allegedly killed three people at a US Navy base in Florida is understood to be a member of the Saudi air force.

The suspect was shot dead minutes after opening fire.

At least eight others were injured in the incident and officials are investigating whether it was terror-related.

Main image: Tesla CEO Elon Musk, second from right, arriving at  the US District Court on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Credit: AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

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