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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka banned drones and unmanned aircraft and set off more controlled detonations of suspicious items Thursday four days after suicide bombing attacks killed more than 350 people in and around the capital of Colombo.Sri Lanka's civil aviation authority said …
PHOENIX (AP) — A Bengal tiger has attacked a nonprofit animal rescue's founder in northwestern Arizona and will not be put down after the man said it was his fault.Keepers of the Wild said Wednesday on Facebook that founder Jonathan Kraft was working to protect animals from heavy rain, …
HONG KONG (AP) — Just opposite the entrance to a neon-lit night market, one of Hong Kong's few remaining carvers of mahjong tiles engraves the two Chinese characters for the number 8,000 on a piece of acrylic.With a knife in his right hand, Cheung Shun-king turns the tile with the other to …
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):10:20 a.m.Australia's prime minister said one of the suicide bombers in the Sri Lanka Easter attacks had been in Australia years earlier.Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the person had been in …
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Thursday played down any potential link between the arrest of a suspected Islamic State group member in Turkey and a World War I battle commemoration attended by hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders at the Gallipoli peninsula.A …
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — A former U.S. Army sharpshooter with a history of PTSD plowed his car at high speed into a group of pedestrians in a quiet Silicon Valley suburb, injuring eight people including three children, and then told authorities that he intentionally hit them but has not …
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A wet forecast cast an opening-day damper on the 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The National Weather Service said there was an 80% chance of rain Thursday, and some storms might be severe.More than 70 acts including Earth, Wind and Fire and Alanis Morissette …
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The chairman of Poland's conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation.Kaczynski, Poland's most important politician, also said "everyone must accept Christianity" and that …
CHICAGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $21 million to the family of a Chicago mother of five who was killed during a police chase.Thirty-seven-year-old Maria Carrion-Adame was killed and members of her family injured when a minivan slammed into their vehicle on Dec. 12, 2015. Her family …
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in nearly 30 years, a Florida police officer is set to be sentenced to prison Thursday for an on-duty fatal shooting — and he could be going away for life.Former Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raja faces a minimum of 25 years and …
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge in Washington state will hear arguments in two cases against new Trump administration rules that could cut off federal funding for health care providers who refer patients for an abortion.Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the National Family …
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for talks Thursday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the summit should help plan joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program.Speaking at the start of the talks at a university on the …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The possibility of a $5 billion federal privacy fine for Facebook suggests that U.S. regulators may be taking a cue from the large penalties their European counterparts have been handing out to U.S. technology giants.While investors appear to have shrugged it off for …
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):2:20 p.m.President Vladimir Putin has opened his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying that Russia would like to help support …
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas City Council has expanded the powers of the independent panel that oversees city police and hears complaints about officer misconduct.Council members voted unanimously Wednesday to give the newly renamed Community Police Oversight Board a budget and staff of four to …
BEIJING (AP) — Eleven workers were killed and two seriously injured Thursday when an elevator at a construction site in northern China fell due to snapped cable, state media reported.The Voice of China radio said the accident, the latest in a series of deadly industrial incidents, occurred …
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday in Texas for the dragging death of a black man.John William King, who was white, received a lethal injection for the slaying nearly 21 years ago of James …
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Putin says Russia supports Kim Jong Un's efforts to normalize North Korea's relations with the United States.
BEIJING (AP) — Security is tight and traffic snarled in the Chinese capital as world leaders gather for a conference on Beijing's sweeping "Belt-and-Road" infrastructure initiative.The meeting starting Thursday brings together leaders or envoys from three dozen countries including Malaysia, …
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities searching for a missing 5-year-old Illinois boy who had lived in deplorable conditions dug up his body Wednesday and charged his parents with murder, sadly declaring that the youngster would "no longer have to suffer."The body, believed to be that of …

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