Sri Lanka bombings death toll passes 200

Sri Lanka bombings death toll passes 200

Easter Day bomb blasts at a series of Sri Lankan churches and hotels killed at least 207 people and wounded hundreds, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
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Comedian favorite to win Ukranian election as voters head to polls

Comedian favorite to win Ukranian election as voters head to polls

Ukrainians began voting on Sunday in an election expected to thrust a comedian with no prior political experience into the presidency of a country at war and hungry for change.
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Death toll rises after Easter blasts in Sri Lanka

Death toll rises after Easter blasts in Sri Lanka

Easter Day bomb blasts at a series of Sri Lankan churches and hotels killed at least 207 people and wounded hundreds, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
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Easter Day bombs kill about 100 in attacks on Sri Lankan churches, hotels

Easter Day bombs kill about 100 in attacks on Sri Lankan churches, hotels

Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed about 100 people and wounded more than 400, a hospital director and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ag
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Pop singer Adele parts with husband

Pop singer Adele parts with husband

British pop singer Adele and her husband have separated, her representatives said on Saturday (April 20). Grace Lee has more.
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NK slams Bolton, calls for Pompeo replacement

NK slams Bolton, calls for Pompeo replacement

North Korea criticized another White House official this week, taking aim at President Trump's U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton just days after Pyongyang said it wanted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo replaced in nuclear talks. Colette Luke
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Beyonce's Netflix deal reportedly worth $60 million

Beyonce's Netflix deal reportedly worth $60 million

Netflix struck a three-project deal with Beyonce worth $60 million, according to Variety.
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Death toll in Congo boat accident rises to 40

Death toll in Congo boat accident rises to 40

More bodies have been discovered from a Congo boat accident earlier in the week, bringing the total death toll to at least 40, the country's interim minister told Reuters on Saturday. More than 100 people are still missing. Conway G.
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'Sea home' raided of couple facing death penalty

'Sea home' raided of couple facing death penalty

The Thai navy on Saturday boarded the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. bitcoin trader and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the "seasteading" movement who possibly face the death sentence for setting up their offshore home.
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Clashes break out between police and yellow vest rioters in Paris

Clashes break out between police and yellow vest rioters in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.
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Journalist killing highlights risks for Northern Ireland

Journalist killing highlights risks for Northern Ireland

Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting dead of journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry, the Police Service of Northern Ireland announced on Saturday.
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Emotional scenes as CA child abuse couple sentenced

Emotional scenes as CA child abuse couple sentenced

A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to charges stemming from charges that they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home. Gavino Garay has the story.
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U.S. House issues subpoena for full Mueller report

U.S. House issues subpoena for full Mueller report

U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russia investigation report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying he cannot accept a redacted version that “leaves most of Congress in the dark.
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Pompeo says he's staying, despite N. Korea demand

Pompeo says he's staying, despite N. Korea demand

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday his diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no longer wanted to deal with him in talks.
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Mali government resigns after ethnic killings

Mali government resigns after ethnic killings

Mali's prime minister and his entire government resigned on Thursday after legislators discussed bringing a motion of no confidence because of the massacre and a failure to disarm militias or beat back militants.
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Ukraine set to elect comedian as next president

Ukraine set to elect comedian as next president

Ukrainians fed up with entrenched corruption and hungry for change are likely to elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a comedian with no previous political experience, as their next president in a run-off vote on Sunday.
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North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talks; U.S. plays down weapons test

North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talks; U.S. plays down weapons test

North Korea says it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.
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Democrats blast Barr, call for Mueller to testify

Democrats blast Barr, call for Mueller to testify

Democrats on Thursday blasted Attorney General William Barr for defending President Trump prior to the release of the Mueller report, then called for the Special Counsel himself to testify before Congress.
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Trump feared Mueller was 'end' of presidency

Trump feared Mueller was 'end' of presidency

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report released Thursday details at times a chaotic Trump White House – revealing moments of desperation, insubordination and misleading messaging.
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Wall Street ends slightly higher

Wall Street ends slightly higher

Industrials led the S&P 500 and the Dow moderately higher on Thursday in the wake of robust U.S. economic data, healthy corporate earnings reports and two tech IPOs.
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Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election describes in extensive and sometimes unflattering detail a series of actions by President Donald Trump to impede the probe, raising questions about whether he commit
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Stay away from Pinterest stock, says Hilary Kramer

Stay away from Pinterest stock, says Hilary Kramer

A&G Capital chief investment officer Hilary Kramer also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the other tech company that went public Friday, Zoom, could become a takeout target.
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Pinterest, Zoom open strong in public trading

Pinterest, Zoom open strong in public trading

Social media company Pinterest and video conferencing service Zoom had successful stock market debuts Thursday, so far living up to the hype of what is expected to be a hot year for tech IPOs.
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Samsung's $2,000 foldable phones are cracking -reports

Samsung's $2,000 foldable phones are cracking -reports

Samsung's highly-anticipated Galaxy Fold may have a problem. Journalists with review versions of the nearly $2,000 foldable phone are complaining of cracked screens and other malfunctions only days after taking the gadget out of the box. Conway G.
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Notre-Dame firefighters 'honored' at Elysee Palace

Notre-Dame firefighters 'honored' at Elysee Palace

Firefighters who tackled the Notre-Dame blaze said they were "honored" to be recognised by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace on Thursday.
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Retail sales rebound in March

Retail sales rebound in March

Retail sales in the U.S. rose by the most in 1-1/2 years in March, indicating economic growth picked up in the first quarter after a false start.
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UK vote would boost EU parliament's eurosceptics

UK vote would boost EU parliament's eurosceptics

Britain's Brexit extension will give Eurosceptic parties in European Parliament elections a higher percentage of seats - but what does that really mean? Lauren Anthony reports.
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Barr defends Trump before release of Mueller report

Barr defends Trump before release of Mueller report

Attorney General Barr offered a spirited defense of President Trump ahead of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, emphasizing that it found no collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow
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Global economy: UK shoppers defy Brexit gloom, but trade blues hit Germany, Japan

Global economy: UK shoppers defy Brexit gloom, but trade blues hit Germany, Japan

Weak manufacturing surveys from Asia and Europe stoked fears of a widespread slowdown in growth on Thursday. But, as David Pollard reports, Brexit appears to be doing little to dampen Britain's appetite for shopping.
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Russian artist sends political message with candy

Russian artist sends political message with candy

Yulia Gavrilova expresses her political preference for Ukraine's presidential elections with a portrait of candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, made from candy.
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Intrigued by life on Mars? Go to the Gobi desert

Intrigued by life on Mars? Go to the Gobi desert

A Mars simulation base has opened in the barren hills of China's Gansu province, after the country's moon probe success stirred public appetite for space exploration.
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Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook said on Wednesday it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media company.
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British diver who helped Thai cave boys is rescued himself

British diver who helped Thai cave boys is rescued himself

A British diver who disappeared while diving in a rural part of Tennessee was rescued on Wednesday (April 17).
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Markets: Unilever, Nestle soothe economic nerves, but Kering sinks

Markets: Unilever, Nestle soothe economic nerves, but Kering sinks

Food and consumer giants cheered investors on an otherwise gloomy day on Europe's share markets. As David Pollard reports, Unilever and Nestle topped forecasts - but Kering shares sank on worries over sales of its Gucci brand.
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North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talks

North Korea demands Pompeo's removal from talks

North Korea says it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.
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Designs of the future at the Shanghai Auto Show

Designs of the future at the Shanghai Auto Show

The world's automakers are displaying their most exciting new designs at this year's Shanghai Auto Show and many are visions of how cars could look when they're powered by electricity and when they can drive themselves.
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Indonesia's polls show early win for Joko Widodo

Indonesia's polls show early win for Joko Widodo

In Indonesia's elections, unofficial results show that incumbent President Joko Widodo leads by a comfortable margin against challenger Probowo Subianto.
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London eco-activists turn to superglue

London eco-activists turn to superglue

Environmental activists glued themselves to a train, lorry, building and to each other in a series of protests to force Britain to take more radical measures to avert climate change.
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Amazon says it's shutting its China online store

Amazon says it's shutting its China online store

Amazon says it will shut its China online store by July 18, as the U.S. e-commerce giant focuses on the lucrative businesses of selling overseas goods and cloud services in the world's most populous nation.
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India's Jet Airways runs out of cash, shuts down

India's Jet Airways runs out of cash, shuts down

Jet Airways, once India's largest private airline, is over a billion dollars in debt and has not paid its pilots and employees in weeks. It has also decided to pull its planes from the skies.
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Hungary home to 'world's most expensive wine'

Hungary home to 'world's most expensive wine'

A Hungarian winemaker in Tokaj, a region known for its golden dessert wine, is selling a vintage for a steep $40,000 a bottle.
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Interest high in Pinterest with $19 share price

Interest high in Pinterest with $19 share price

Ahead of Thursday's IPO, social media site Pinterest set its share price at $19, suggesting investors have shrugged off Lyft's poor performance and are ready to dive back in to public markets.
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North Korea oversees test of new weapon -KCNA

North Korea oversees test of new weapon -KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, according to state media Korean Central News Agency.
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Wall Street slips with healthcare shares

Wall Street slips with healthcare shares

U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as a drop in healthcare shares offset a string of positive corporate earnings and upbeat economic data from the United States and China.
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Migrant camps overflow as Mexico cracks down

Migrant camps overflow as Mexico cracks down

Amid pressure from Washington, Mexico is backpedaling on promises of better treatment for Central American migrants, leaving hundreds stranded in unsanitary camps near its southern border and allegations of irregular detentions.
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France ponders how to rebuild Notre-Dame

France ponders how to rebuild Notre-Dame

As parts of Notre-Dame de Paris's roof still smoldered, the question turned to how to rebuild. France's President Emmanuel Macron wants it done in five years -- but should it be restored to how it was? Lucy Fielder reports.
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Peru’s ex-leader dies after self-inflicted gunshot wound

Peru’s ex-leader dies after self-inflicted gunshot wound

Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after authorities say he shot himself in the head to avoid arrest.
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How to play Pinterest and other IPOs

How to play Pinterest and other IPOs

Tech unicorns Pinterest and Zoom Video go public Thursday. In an interview with Reuters' Fred Katayama, TD Ameritrade trading strategy manager Shawn Cruz gives tips on how small investors should play those initial public offerings.
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