Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud.
He was convicted last summer of hiding millions of dollars earned from his political consulting in Ukraine.
He's due to be sentenced in another case next week related to illegal lobbying.
A murder investigation has been launched by the PSNI following the discovery of three bodies in Newry yesterday.
Officers found the bodies of a 38-year-old man, a 37-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl at an apartment close to the city centre.
Detectives say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.
The number of drug-related deaths has risen by a third in the last decade.
New figures from the Health Research Board show there were 736 deaths linked to drugs in 2016 - 33% more than in 2006.
Prescription drugs were implicated in 70% of overdose deaths.
Cabinet ministers are holding a special meeting this morning to mark International Women's Day.
They're expected to ratify the Istanbul Convention against violence towards women.
The convention requires each country to put laws in place to prosecute offenders and protect women from violence
Team Ireland are on their way to the World Summer Games.
130 Special Olympics athletes have flown from Dublin Airport to Abu Dhabi overnight.
The event gets underway in a week.