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Explosions kill at least 140 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

Explosions kill at least 140 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — At least 140 people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, the worst violence to hit
Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the bloodshed and political
Notre Dame's Paris worshippers displaced for Easter Mass

Notre Dame's Paris worshippers displaced for Easter Mass

PARIS — Displaced by a massive fire, Notre Dame Cathedral's Paris parishioners are gathering to celebrate Easter in another church and to pray for a speedy reconstruction of their beloved monument.
Trump brushes off Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012

Trump brushes off Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012

WASHINGTON — Sen.
Egyptian voters urged to allow el-Sissi rule until 2030

Egyptian voters urged to allow el-Sissi rule until 2030

CAIRO — Egyptian pro-government media urged a "yes" vote Sunday, the second day of a nationwide referendum that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.
Ukraine's presidential vote pits comedian against incumbent

Ukraine's presidential vote pits comedian against incumbent

KIEV, Ukraine — Polls opened Sunday in Ukraine's presidential runoff as the nation's incumbent leader struggles to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian who denounces corruption and plays the role of president in a TV sitcom.

Polygamist lawyers in Utah face bar investigation

SALT LAKE CITY — Seven Utah lawyers are violating rules of conduct because they are polygamists, according to a new complaint filed with the Utah Bar Association.
Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

MANCHESTER, England — Some soccer players in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse for posting about the 24-hour campaign.
Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi's rule

Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi's rule

CAIRO — Egyptians cast their ballots Saturday on the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military's role.
Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

PARIS — French yellow vest protesters set fires Saturday along a march through Paris to drive home their message to a government they believe is ignoring the poor: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem France ne