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Sri Lanka bombings: 207 dead, hundreds injured in church, hotel explosions on Easter Sunday

(NEW YORK) -- At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka when attackers unleashed an apparently coordinated series of bombings that simultaneously targeted Christian churches and luxury hotels, and sent a wave a terror across the globe.The explosions took place miles apart,…... Read More

Comedian faces president in Ukrainian pre-election stadium debate

(NEW YORK) -- In a fittingly showbiz finale to the country’s surprising election, Ukraine’s two presidential candidates, incumbent president Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who currently leads him the polls, faced each other on Friday in a debate held in a stadium filled with thousands of cheering supporters.The…... Read More

Journalist, 29, shot to death during riots in Northern Ireland

(NEW YORK) -- A journalist from Northern Ireland was shot and killed by what authorities called "terrorists" during rioting in the country ahead of this weekend's religious holidays.Lyra McKee, 29, was fatally shot Thursday night in Derry/Londonderry near Creggan, a large housing complex in the northwest town, about 70 miles…... Read More

UK to introduce first age-verification system for online pornography

(LONDON) -- The United Kingdom said it will introduce a law requiring Age Verification Certificates, or AVCs, to view online pornography beginning in July, making it the first country to do so.Digital rights campaigners have criticized the decision aimed at ensuring only those 18 and older can view the material,…... Read More

Three 'highly experienced' climbers presumed dead after avalanche at Canadian national park

(NEW YORK) -- One American and two European climbers are presumed dead after after an avalanche at a national park in Canada.The mountaineers, who have not been named, were attempting to climb the east face of Howse Peak at Banff National Park in Alberta on Tuesday but were reported overdue…... Read More

Woman finds man and girl from viral photo taken outside Notre Dame before fire

(PARIS) -- The father and daughter captured in a photograph in front of Notre Dame an hour before a massive fire erupted and destroyed parts of the building has been found.But, the dad has asked to keep their identities a secret.Brooke Windsor, who took the photo, tweeted on Thursday morning,…... Read More

France pays tribute to firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral

(PARIS) -- France is paying tribute Thursday to the hundreds of firefighters who saved the world-renowned Notre Dame Cathedral from utter collapse. Nearly 500 firefighters battled a massive fire at the 12th century Catholic cathedral in Paris for several hours Monday night. The flames devoured its oak-ribbed roof and 300-foot…... Read More

North Korea's weapon test claim attempt to get US back to table: Analysts

(NEW YORK) -- North Korea's announcements this week that its leader Kim Jong Un had inspected military sites and overseen the test-firing of a new weapon appear to be an attempt to get the United States back to the negotiating table, analysts said. The North's state media reported this week…... Read More

Prince Harry and Meghan may break from tradition with royal nanny: Report

(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, may look beyond the normal pool of royal nannies when selecting someone to care for their first child, according to a new report in the U.K.'s The Daily Mirror. “Meghan and Harry have actually said that they actually…... Read More

North Korea test-fires new tactical guided weapons, state media reports

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea reportedly test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday in a move that could dampen the prospects of a successful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Hours later, the isolated nation outright called for U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to be replaced…... Read More

French prime minister announces competition to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral's iconic spire

(LONDON) — France's prime minister has announced "an international architecture competition" to rebuild the iconic arrow-like spire atop the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which caught fire on Monday evening.“Should we reconstruct an arrow? The same? Adapted to the techniques and challenges of our time? An international architecture competition for…... Read More