The Latest: Sri Lanka Air Force defused bomb near airport

Published: 2019-04-22 05:26:00 UTC

[Associated Press] COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local):10:45 a.m.A Sri Lanka military spokesman says that an explosive device was found...

Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border

Published: 2019-04-22 05:23:00 UTC

[Reuters] Mexico said on Saturday it had "deep concern" about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing.

FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico

Published: 2019-04-22 05:23:00 UTC

[Reuters] The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border into New Mexico.

Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn indicted on aggravated breach of trust charge

Published: 2019-04-22 05:17:58 UTC

[Reuters] Japanese prosecutors indicted former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday on a charge of aggravated breach of trust, a Tokyo court said, bringing a fourth charge against him on the day his detention period was set to expire.

The Latest: Ukraine comedian romping to presidential win

Published: 2019-04-22 05:14:06 UTC

[Associated Press] KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The latest on Ukraine's presidential runoff: (all times local):3:55 a.m.With just over half of Ukraine's polling stations reporting, a comedian whose only...

U.S. State Dept warns 'terrorists' continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

Published: 2019-04-22 05:01:24 UTC

[Reuters] The U.S. State Department said in a revised travel advisory 'terrorist groups' were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded in blasts in churches and luxury hotels on Sunday.

U.S. prepares end to Iran sanctions waivers, triggering oil price spike

Published: 2019-04-22 04:49:28 UTC

[Reuters] The United States is expected to announce on Monday that all buyers of Iranian oil will have to end their imports shortly or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent rise in crude prices.

Top climbers die in Canadian avalanche

Published: 2019-04-22 04:45:37 UTC

[BBC News] The group had been missing since last Wednesday whilst climbing Howse Peake in Banff National Park.

Tesla investigating video of parked Model S exploding in Shanghai

Published: 2019-04-22 04:34:54 UTC

[Reuters] U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc on Monday said it has sent a team to investigate a video on Chinese social media which showed a parked Tesla Model S car exploding, the latest in a string of fire incidents involving Tesla's cars.

Buttigieg scrambles to turn 2020 buzz into momentum

Published: 2019-04-22 04:23:37 UTC

[Associated Press] MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — There are no policy positions on his website. He has virtually no paid presence in the states that matter most. And his campaign manager is a high school friend with no...

Ghosn's lawyer expects fresh indictment to come later Monday

Published: 2019-04-22 04:18:14 UTC

[Reuters] The lead lawyer for Carlos Ghosn said he expected a fresh indictment for the former Nissan Motor Co boss to come later on Monday.

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

Published: 2019-04-22 04:14:00 UTC

[Associated Press] WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue...

Giuliani says not wrong to take information from Russians

Published: 2019-04-22 04:08:02 UTC

[Associated Press] WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted there was "nothing wrong" with the president's 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats...

Tesla investigating China car explosion

Published: 2019-04-22 04:07:29 UTC

[BBC News] A video circulating on Chinese social media appears to show a parked Tesla car erupting into flames.

Possible intel failures to be examined in Sri Lanka blasts

Published: 2019-04-22 03:54:46 UTC

[Associated Press] COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Police in Sri Lanka said Monday the investigation into the Easter Sunday bombings will examine reports that the intelligence community failed to detect or warn of...

Abe's ruling bloc suffers rare losses in Japan's by-election

Published: 2019-04-22 03:52:00 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Speculation is simmering that Abe will call a snap lower house election in tandem with the upper house poll this year.

Huawei Revenue Jumps as 5G Contracts Roll In

Published: 2019-04-22 03:43:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] The Chinese telecom giant said its first-quarter revenue jumped 39% to $26.81 billion as it made further inroads in the market for 5G wireless technology.

Factbox: Reaction to Sri Lanka attacks

Published: 2019-04-22 03:42:20 UTC

[Reuters] Easter Sunday bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and wounded at least 450, police officials said, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.

Sri Lanka lifts curfew after bomb attacks kill 290, wound 500

Published: 2019-04-22 03:24:52 UTC

[Reuters] Authorities lifted a curfew in the Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded by a string of bombings that tore through churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday.

Panicked at first, Sri Lankans anxious over what's to come

Published: 2019-04-22 02:44:58 UTC

[Associated Press] Bhanuka Harischandra was running a little late for his meeting Sunday.As a car carrying him pulled into the back entrance of the luxury Shangri-La Hotel in Sri Lanka's capital of Colombo,...

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