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by | April 24, 2019 | 06:40

The seventh explosion happened from opposite the Dehiwala Zoo in Colombo , and the eighth, which has reportedly been a suicide bombing, ripped through Colombo a short while ago, police have confirmed. As of right now, 156 people have been killed according to the AFP , with more than 400 injured as the local authorities are still scouring to mitigate the damage done by the attack.

by | April 24, 2019 | 06:25

Almost two and a half years into President Donald Trump's tenure, the U.S. Supreme Court, reshaped by his hard-fought installation of two ultra-conservative justices, has just agreed to take up what will be historic cases involving the rights of gay and transgender people in the workplace.

by | April 24, 2019 | 06:01

The sheriff's office on Monday asked for help finding Wilson. Devin J. Wilson, 29, of Coos Bay, ran away from a pursuing deputy in the Barview area . Deputies told FOX12 Oregon Odin was doing well as he rested at home, but his porcupine assailant "remains at large". Coos County officials said Wilson is still on the loose.

by | April 24, 2019 | 04:54

Rioting hit the Irish nationalist Creggan area of the city in Northern Ireland late on Thursday after a raid by police, who said they were trying to prevent militant attacks this weekend. "The senseless murder of Lyra McKee has left a family without a beloved daughter, a sister, an aunt and a great-aunt; so many friends without their confidante", she said.

by | April 24, 2019 | 04:47

After casting his vote, Modi walked some distance from the polling booth and interacted briefly with mediapersons. Almost 190 million voters were eligible to vote on 117 seats spread across 15 Indian states, stretching from the Himalayas to the Indian ocean, in the third of the seven phases of the mega polls.

by | April 24, 2019 | 04:27

It's the last quarter Twitter says it will break out monthly-active-users (MAUs), a metric that has always been a standard for social-media analysts. "If you look at the magnitude of what they did and all they accomplished, I think the ensuing investigations have been much more harmful". Mueller's 400-plus-page report - released to the public last week after the probe haunted Trump since the start of his presidency - confirmed that Russian operatives tried to help Trump defeat his ...

by | April 24, 2019 | 04:25

They're going to use the Mueller report and anything they can find to try and destroy this presidency. She said she is running "to get rid of this President, ' and that Congress "should take the steps towards impeachment ". House Democrats remain divided overwhether to begin impeachment proceedings. "While our views range from proceeding to investigate the findings of the Mueller report or proceeding directly to impeachment, we all firmly agree that we should proceed down a path of ...

by | April 24, 2019 | 04:07

And she's like, 'You need to tell me the truth. "I'm just going to take off somewhere and, honestly, just take my time with it, think it over, talk to my family and make sure I spent it in the right way". "Is that what happened?' I said, 'Yes mom, that is true", Franco said. As a victor now, I don't plan on playing anymore. When checking the winning ticket, he said he knew it was something special when he matched the first number.

by | April 24, 2019 | 03:57

Conditions in the area prevented recovery teams from accessing the area until Sunday. The three men, one American and two Europeans, were members of the company's Global Athlete Team . Roskelley climbed Mount Everest in 2003 at age 20. The names of all three climbers have been released by Parks Canada with permission of the families.

by | April 24, 2019 | 03:12

The Saudi interior ministry said the people executed were all Saudi nationals convicted on charges that included adopting extremist ideology, forming terror cells and attacking security headquarters. At least 100 people have been executed in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the year, according to a count based on official data released by SPA .

by | April 24, 2019 | 03:06

She vowed that Democrats would "scrupulously assert Congress's constitutional duty to honor our oath of office to support and defend the constitution and our democracy" by escalating its investigation into the president. And of those who did, some said not very good things about their interactions with the president. Others recalled the Bill Clinton impeachment saga as a cautionary tale.

by | April 24, 2019 | 02:57

It said one attacker clashed with police in Dematagoda. Canadians in Sri Lanka are being warned to exercise a high degree of caution after a series of bombings on Sunday killed almost 300 people, including dozens of foreigners. President Maithripala Sirisena's office said there was intelligence that "international terror groups" were behind the local perpetrators and that he would seek foreign help to investigate.

by | April 24, 2019 | 02:44

In their latest action, the group is delivering letters to MPs, inviting them to attend such a gathering. TV wildlife presenter Chris Packham also told a crowd at Waterloo Bridge yesterday: "In the coming weeks we will enter a different phase".

by | April 24, 2019 | 02:37

He added that Ross' reason for the question - that the Justice Department wanted more accurate information to enforce the Voting Rights Act - was outside of the goal for conducting the census. Gorsuch's lines of inquiry didn't get too much traction at Tuesday's arguments, which mostly focused on the technical considerations of Secretary Wilbur Ross' decision to include the question.

by | April 24, 2019 | 02:14

The death toll in a devastating landslide that flowed over homes in a small community in southwestern Colombia has risen to 30. Following days of torrential rains, a landslide occurred Sunday in the town of Rosas in the Cauca region, destroying several houses and injuring five people, the BBC reported.

by | April 24, 2019 | 02:07

The eruption could be audible from the Rendang volcano observation post in Karangasem. Bali's Region V airport authority chief, Elfi Amir, said that as of 21 April, 21:30 local time, the volcanic ash has not reached the airport. The volcano erupted twice on Sunday, sending a column of ash more than 6,000 meters into the air, which was blown westward toward nearby Java Island.

by | April 24, 2019 | 01:44

Critics including the American Civil Liberties Union accuse the UCP of being vigilantes who illegally detain and kidnap migrants by impersonating law enforcement. They show people often in full military fatigues, with handguns strapped to their sides, wearing gloves and black masks. Its members are armed and wear camouflage uniforms while on patrol along the border.

by | April 24, 2019 | 01:29

But while she was receiving rehabilitation in Germany a year ago, she started making noises and tried to call for her son Omar after hearing him arguing in her room. While she suffered a severe head injury, he escaped with just a bruise. Ms Abdulla was eventually taken to hospital, and later transferred to London.

by | April 24, 2019 | 01:26

The company said it expects second-quarter revenue to be $770 million to $830 million - a wide forecast range with a midpoint of $800 million, lower than analysts' average sales estimate of US$819.2 million. Twitter shifted focus to daily users for the first time in the December quarter, arguing that it's a more meaningful metric than monthly visitors because the company aims to drive people to the service every day.

by | April 24, 2019 | 01:12

Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy said the investigation to find her killer is continuing at a "rapid pace". "The IRA offer our full and honest apologies to the partner, family and friends of Lyra McKee for her death". The group is also blamed for a Londonderry vehicle bombing that did not cause any injuries in January. The aim of the peace deal was to help bring to an end a period of conflict known as The Troubles .