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Victims of the Sri Lanka suicide bombings: entire families from around the world among the hundreds killed in Easter Sunday terror attack

Attackers targeted prominent churches and luxury hotels – places where entire families were worshipping or holidaying together. Here’s just some of the details about the many victims.

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Attackers targeted prominent churches and luxury hotels – places where entire families were worshipping or holidaying together. Here’s just some of the details about the many victims.

Victims of the Sri Lanka suicide bombings: entire families from around the world among the hundreds killed in Easter Sunday terror attack
Herman Cain unable: Donald Trump stumbles in bid to reshape Fed

Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party as US President Donald Trump’s pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew from consideration for the post, citing what he said would be a decrease in influence and pay.

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Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party as US President Donald Trump’s pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew from consideration for the post, citing what he said would be a decrease in influence and pay.

Herman Cain unable: Donald Trump stumbles in bid to reshape Fed
North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to meet Russia’s Vladimir Putin amid stalled diplomacy with Trump over denuclearisation

A date for the meeting has not been set but there are indications it could be as soon as this week in the far-eastern Russian port of Vladivostok

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A date for the meeting has not been set but there are indications it could be as soon as this week in the far-eastern Russian port of Vladivostok

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to meet Russia’s Vladimir Putin amid stalled diplomacy with Trump over denuclearisation
Lawyer for JD.com founder Richard Liu says surveillance clips provide different account

Richard Liu was arrested August 31 in Minneapolis on suspicion of felony rape, but prosecutors announced in December that he would face no criminal charges.

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Richard Liu was arrested August 31 in Minneapolis on suspicion of felony rape, but prosecutors announced in December that he would face no criminal charges.

Lawyer for JD.com founder Richard Liu says surveillance clips provide different account
Rudy Giuliani says impeachment would be ‘the best thing’ for Donald Trump politically, as Democrats stand divided after Mueller report

Proceedings would give US president a boost ahead of 2020 election and paint him as victim of Democratic ‘witch hunt’, Trump’s lawyer says.

23 Apr 2019 - 6:46AM

Proceedings would give US president a boost ahead of 2020 election and paint him as victim of Democratic ‘witch hunt’, Trump’s lawyer says.

Rudy Giuliani says impeachment would be ‘the best thing’ for Donald Trump politically, as Democrats stand divided after Mueller report
Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Kris Wu feature in star-studded ‘Earth’ music video about climate change

To celebrate Earth Day, American rapper and comedian Lil Dicky wrangled some of the biggest names in the business to star in Earth. Hailee Steinfeld, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart were among the stars involved.

23 Apr 2019 - 3:50AM

To celebrate Earth Day, American rapper and comedian Lil Dicky wrangled some of the biggest names in the business to star in Earth. Hailee Steinfeld, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart were among the stars involved.

Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Kris Wu feature in star-studded ‘Earth’ music video about climate change
Beach bummed: Austrian fugitive hands himself in after getting fed up with living in the Canary Islands

Sixty-four-year-old escaped from prison 10 years ago and fled to tropical Tenerife, but complained that the resort island wasn’t like it used to be.

23 Apr 2019 - 2:54AM

Sixty-four-year-old escaped from prison 10 years ago and fled to tropical Tenerife, but complained that the resort island wasn’t like it used to be.

Beach bummed: Austrian fugitive hands himself in after getting fed up with living in the Canary Islands
The meteoric rise of Pete Buttigieg, who wants to be US president

Barely known when he jumped into the race at the end of January, Pete Buttigieg has since surged to the middle of the crowded Democrat pack, but he remains behind the heavyweights.

22 Apr 2019 - 10:47PM

Barely known when he jumped into the race at the end of January, Pete Buttigieg has since surged to the middle of the crowded Democrat pack, but he remains behind the heavyweights.

The meteoric rise of Pete Buttigieg, who wants to be US president
What’s more important to you – a hotel’s price, guest ratings or brand name?

Is it all about snagging the best deal? What about the brand value or guest reviews? Read on to find out what Expedia Group found in its survey of 900 travellers

22 Apr 2019 - 2:00PM

Is it all about snagging the best deal? What about the brand value or guest reviews? Read on to find out what Expedia Group found in its survey of 900 travellers

What’s more important to you – a hotel’s price, guest ratings or brand name?
‘Panic mode’: witness describes chaos as Easter Sunday bombings rip through Sri Lanka’s capital, leaving hundreds dead

Blood and ambulances everywhere, this 24-year-old recalls the moment he pulled up to the luxury Shangri-La hotel, and then had to evacuate.

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Blood and ambulances everywhere, this 24-year-old recalls the moment he pulled up to the luxury Shangri-La hotel, and then had to evacuate.

‘Panic mode’: witness describes chaos as Easter Sunday bombings rip through Sri Lanka’s capital, leaving hundreds dead
Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani insists there is ‘nothing wrong with taking information from Russians’

Defence of the president comes in wake of Robert Mueller’s report and as Democrats looks to widen investigations into 2016 campaign.

22 Apr 2019 - 6:27AM

Defence of the president comes in wake of Robert Mueller’s report and as Democrats looks to widen investigations into 2016 campaign.

Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani insists there is ‘nothing wrong with taking information from Russians’
Voters offered free rides and food to encourage them to vote in Egypt’s referendum on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s term in power

As voting enters second day, critics say proposed constitutional changes are a step towards authoritarian rule.

22 Apr 2019 - 4:40AM

As voting enters second day, critics say proposed constitutional changes are a step towards authoritarian rule.

Voters offered free rides and food to encourage them to vote in Egypt’s referendum on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s term in power
Katie Meyler, founder of acclaimed US charity More Than Me, resigns after alleged rapes at Liberia school

Girls at a pioneering school had been repeatedly abused by the charity’s co-founder, Macintosh Johnson, who eventually died of Aids.

21 Apr 2019 - 9:54PM

Girls at a pioneering school had been repeatedly abused by the charity’s co-founder, Macintosh Johnson, who eventually died of Aids.

Katie Meyler, founder of acclaimed US charity More Than Me, resigns after alleged rapes at Liberia school
MD Anderson Cancer Centre ousts 3 scientists over alleged links to Chinese espionage

MD Anderson Cancer Centre was notified by the National Institutes of Health that five faculty members had conflicts of interest and unreported foreign income.

21 Apr 2019 - 8:35AM

MD Anderson Cancer Centre was notified by the National Institutes of Health that five faculty members had conflicts of interest and unreported foreign income.

MD Anderson Cancer Centre ousts 3 scientists over alleged links to Chinese espionage
The battle for Tripoli: at least 220 killed in Libyan capital fighting in just 2 weeks

Conflict is ongoing between rival government-aligned LNA and militias affiliated with Tripoli’s UN-supported government.

21 Apr 2019 - 3:52AM

Conflict is ongoing between rival government-aligned LNA and militias affiliated with Tripoli’s UN-supported government.

The battle for Tripoli: at least 220 killed in Libyan capital fighting in just 2 weeks
New bout of heavy fighting between pro-government forces and rebels in Yemen kills dozens

Officials say Houthi rebels recaptured the district of Damt and the surrounding area from forces allied with the internationally recognised government

21 Apr 2019 - 2:28AM

Officials say Houthi rebels recaptured the district of Damt and the surrounding area from forces allied with the internationally recognised government

New bout of heavy fighting between pro-government forces and rebels in Yemen kills dozens
How many cherries in a frozen pie? US regulator considers revoking obscure food rules

Standards set years ago for foods like cottage cheese and canned peas may be scrapped, which would fulfil one of Donald Trump’s less well known election pledges.

20 Apr 2019 - 2:48PM

Standards set years ago for foods like cottage cheese and canned peas may be scrapped, which would fulfil one of Donald Trump’s less well known election pledges.

How many cherries in a frozen pie? US regulator considers revoking obscure food rules
Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren, whose experiences inspired Hollywood horror films, dies aged 92

Warren’s decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband were portrayed in frightening films like ‘The Conjuring’ and ‘The Amityville Horror’.

20 Apr 2019 - 9:29PM

Warren’s decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband were portrayed in frightening films like ‘The Conjuring’ and ‘The Amityville Horror’.

Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren, whose experiences inspired Hollywood horror films, dies aged 92
Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in NXIVM New York ‘sex slave cult’ case

Philanthropist and former show jumper Clare Bronfman gave away more than US$100 million of her fortune to bankroll 58-year-old Keith Raniere and his group.

20 Apr 2019 - 9:29PM

Philanthropist and former show jumper Clare Bronfman gave away more than US$100 million of her fortune to bankroll 58-year-old Keith Raniere and his group.

Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in NXIVM New York ‘sex slave cult’ case
Disgraced director Roman Polanski sues Oscars academy over being expelled for sexual misconduct

Disgraced director wants court to compel Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to reinstate his membership.

20 Apr 2019 - 9:25PM

Disgraced director wants court to compel Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to reinstate his membership.

Disgraced director Roman Polanski sues Oscars academy over being expelled for sexual misconduct
‘Total bulls***’: Donald Trump lashes out at aides who spoke to Robert Mueller as US president’s approval rating drops three points to 2019 low

The attacks were a dramatic departure from the upbeat public face the White House had put on just 24 hours earlier, when Trump celebrated the report’s findings

20 Apr 2019 - 8:15AM

The attacks were a dramatic departure from the upbeat public face the White House had put on just 24 hours earlier, when Trump celebrated the report’s findings

‘Total bulls***’: Donald Trump lashes out at aides who spoke to Robert Mueller as US president’s approval rating drops three points to 2019 low
This ‘concreteberg’ weighing as much as a blue whale is clogging London’s sewers

Removing the mass of solidified concrete is expected to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, utility service Thames Water says.

20 Apr 2019 - 3:37AM

Removing the mass of solidified concrete is expected to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, utility service Thames Water says.

This ‘concreteberg’ weighing as much as a blue whale is clogging London’s sewers
US ‘House of Horrors’ parents David and Louise Turpin jailed for life as tortured children speak at tearful hearing

David and Louise Turpin abused 12 of their 13 children for years, beating and starving them and shackling them to beds if they did not obey.

20 Apr 2019 - 9:29PM

David and Louise Turpin abused 12 of their 13 children for years, beating and starving them and shackling them to beds if they did not obey.

US ‘House of Horrors’ parents David and Louise Turpin jailed for life as tortured children speak at tearful hearing
US House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Mueller collusion report as investigation escalates

Mueller’s report provides fresh evidence of Trump’s interference in the Russia investigation and challenges lawmakers to respond.

20 Apr 2019 - 5:26AM

Mueller’s report provides fresh evidence of Trump’s interference in the Russia investigation and challenges lawmakers to respond.

US House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Mueller collusion report as investigation escalates
Thai royal honour for Australians Richard Harris, Craig Challen who helped rescue cave boys

The duo were given the award at a ceremony presided over by Thai Prime Minister Prayuth.

19 Apr 2019 - 9:37PM

The duo were given the award at a ceremony presided over by Thai Prime Minister Prayuth.

Thai royal honour for Australians Richard Harris, Craig Challen who helped rescue cave boys
Sudan arrests former president Omar al-Bashir's brothers for corruption amid gigantic protests

Protesters take to the streets to pressure the ruling military council to speed up the transition of power to a civilian government.

19 Apr 2019 - 7:08PM

Protesters take to the streets to pressure the ruling military council to speed up the transition of power to a civilian government.

Sudan arrests former president Omar al-Bashir's brothers for corruption amid gigantic protests
Japan’s trying to fight gambling addiction ahead of casinos’ expected arrival

Government hopes to see casinos established as part of ‘integrated resorts’ comprising hotels, conference facilities and shopping areas by the mid-2020s

19 Apr 2019 - 3:32PM

Government hopes to see casinos established as part of ‘integrated resorts’ comprising hotels, conference facilities and shopping areas by the mid-2020s

Japan’s trying to fight gambling addiction ahead of casinos’ expected arrival
Terence Crawford still seeking respect as he faces Amir Khan hoping to finally silence his doubters

Crawford and Khan square-off at Madison Square Garden

19 Apr 2019 - 9:44PM

Crawford and Khan square-off at Madison Square Garden

Terence Crawford still seeking respect as he faces Amir Khan hoping to finally silence his doubters
‘Pious’ man arrested with flammable liquids and lighters inside New York cathedral

Suspect claimed he was taking a short cut through the house of worship after his car ran out of petrol on Madison Avenue. After arrest, man was sent for a psychiatric evaluation, interrupting his plans to fly to Rome.

19 Apr 2019 - 12:39PM

Suspect claimed he was taking a short cut through the house of worship after his car ran out of petrol on Madison Avenue. After arrest, man was sent for a psychiatric evaluation, interrupting his plans to fly to Rome.

‘Pious’ man arrested with flammable liquids and lighters inside New York cathedral
‘Carelessness and hubris’: US school Middlebury College investigates chemistry professor Jeff Byers amid controversy over Nazi gas chamber exam question

Review of past papers by chemistry professor Jeff Byers found ‘gratuitous and offensive’ reference to Ku Klux Klan in exam question last year.

19 Apr 2019 - 7:26AM

Review of past papers by chemistry professor Jeff Byers found ‘gratuitous and offensive’ reference to Ku Klux Klan in exam question last year.

‘Carelessness and hubris’: US school Middlebury College investigates chemistry professor Jeff Byers amid controversy over Nazi gas chamber exam question