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Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 03:06:16 -0500

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that killed over 300 people began posting videos online three years ago c...  Full Story

UK's May under fire as Parliament returns from Brexit break
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 02:04:39 -0500

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing new pressure from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers return to Parliament — and to Brexit wrangling — after an 11...  Full Story

Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:40:01 -0500

DETROIT (AP) — The Captain is coming home.

Hockey Hall of Famer Steve Yzerman was named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, returning to the franchise where he was part...  Full Story

'Young and the Restless' honors Kristoff St. John, his work
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:40:01 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As "The Young and the Restless" head writer Josh Griffith screened the episode in which Neil Winters' family learns of his death, the tears began to flow.

Viewers mi...  Full Story

Colorado TV tech charged after giving customer 'bear hug'
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:17:46 -0500

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado television technician is facing felony charges for allegedly hugging a customer tightly.

Karen Loest told KDVR-TV that David Novinski, a subcontractor for Dish...  Full Story

Flores: Biden's jokes about permission to hug draw a rebuke
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 03:05:34 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Nevada Democrat who accused Joe Biden of touching her without permission says the former vice president has been "so incredibly disrespectful" by joking about the matter.<...  Full Story

Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:53:54 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Viji Devadas hasn't heard from her nephew in Sri Lanka on her family WhatsApp chat group since he reached out just after the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that tore apart churches...  Full Story

Surveillance clips show Chinese billionaire with accuser
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:15:01 -0500

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for JD.com founder Richard Liu said Monday that surveillance video showing the Chinese businessman in an elevator and walking arm-in-arm with a woman who has ac...  Full Story

Preparations underway for Kim-Putin summit in Russia
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 03:29:53 -0500

MOSCOW (AP) — Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Korea and Russia's president, Russian officials and media reported Tuesday.

The Kremlin confirmed earli...  Full Story

US authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:46:42 -0500

PHOENIX (AP) — Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state where they live, can be denied citizenship...  Full Story