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Sri Lanka Bombings Claimed by ISIS, and President Vows Shakeup
24 Apr 2019 at 3:36am
If the link to ISIS proves substantial, it would reinforce worries by Western security officials and others that the group remains a potent threat.

On a Day of Funerals in Sri Lanka, Religious Tension Builds
24 Apr 2019 at 3:33am
Amid mass burials for the more than 350 victims of Sunday?s suicide attacks in Sri Lanka, grief began to harden into anger.

Sri Lanka Attacks: What We Know and Don?t Know
24 Apr 2019 at 4:24am
The investigation into a series of suicide bombings in Sri Lanka entered a fourth day on Wednesday. While information continues to emerge, some questions remain unanswered.

Is Obstruction an Impeachable Offense? History Says Yes
23 Apr 2019 at 9:54pm
In 1974 and 1998, articles of impeachment against Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Bill Clinton focused on the corrupt use of power to frustrate lawful investigations.

Did Trump Obstruct Justice? Mueller Didn?t Say, but Left a Trail to the Answer
23 Apr 2019 at 11:51pm
The special counsel stopped short of declaring whether acts by the president were illegal attempts to impede the investigation. But his report is a detailed map to conclusions.

Democrats Ask and Trump Says No, Signaling a Bitter Fight Ahead
23 Apr 2019 at 9:23pm
The administration?s refusals to provide documents and testimony to Democrats could lead to clashes in court as the president seeks to stave off inquiries into his personal and political matters.

Navy SEALs Were Warned Against Reporting Their Chief for War Crimes
23 Apr 2019 at 2:40pm
The Navy investigation of a highly decorated platoon leader who now faces court-martial found a subculture that prized aggression and protected wrongdoers.

Stephen Moore?s Columns Deriding Women Raise New Questions for Trump Fed Pick
24 Apr 2019 at 4:23am
Mr. Moore?s past columns and appearances contain potential roadblocks to confirmation ? including a history of writing about women in unflattering terms.

On Census Citizenship Question, Supreme Court?s Conservatives Appear United
23 Apr 2019 at 11:44pm
Adding the question, government experts said, could depress participation in the census and affect how congressional seats are allocated.

?Avengers: Endgame? Review: The Real Heroes Were the Friends We Made Along th...
23 Apr 2019 at 6:23pm
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Captain America and other stars settle scores, tie up loose ends and take a long victory lap in the final chapter of this cycle.

Sri Lanka, Navy SEALs, Egypt: Your Wednesday Briefing
24 Apr 2019 at 1:38am
Let us help you start your day.

Editorial Observer: Meet the Press? Don?t Bother
23 Apr 2019 at 7:36pm
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, nominally the White House press secretary, has abandoned the custom of briefing the news media.

Trump Is Wasting Our Immigration Crisis
24 Apr 2019 at 12:39am
The system needs to be fixed, but ?the wall? is only part of the solution.

Do Australians Have a Case of ?Jacinda Envy??
23 Apr 2019 at 7:00pm
Two similar countries, two very different attitudes toward women in leadership.

The Best Way to Rejuvenate Rural America? Invest in Cities
23 Apr 2019 at 7:00pm
There is already clear evidence that the economic prosperity of urban areas benefits small towns.

You?re About to Get Fewer Robocalls. But Maybe Not for Long.
23 Apr 2019 at 9:01pm
Telecommunications companies are adopting new technology to kill phone spam ? but the spammers may stay a step ahead.

When License-Plate Surveillance Goes Horribly Wrong
23 Apr 2019 at 3:14pm
The pitfalls of automated policing, where one piece of bad information can lead to a guns-drawn confrontation.

The Conversation: The President in Plain Sight Is Bad Enough
23 Apr 2019 at 10:51am
Now what should the Democrats do about it?

The Surprising Place Mueller Found Resistance to Trump
23 Apr 2019 at 6:00am
The strongest pushback against the president came from his own branch of government.

I Used to Work for Google. I Am a Conscientious Objector.
23 Apr 2019 at 7:27pm
American companies continue to build surveillance tools that are used to violate human rights. Workers who refuse to comply deserve protections.
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NFL teams take a closer look at short quarterbacks
by By Adam Kilgore
9 Apr 2019 at 10:00am
Thirty years ago, 5-foot-10 Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie was relegated to playing professionally in Canada. This week, a player with a similar build, Oklahoma?s Kyler Murray, could be the No. 1 overall draft pick.

Trump complained about losing followers in White House meeting with Twitter CEO
by By Tony Romm
23 Apr 2019 at 7:15am
President Trump repeated his concerns that Twitter has removed accounts following him and other conservatives. Twitter long has explained that follower figures fluctuate as the company removes fraudulent spam accounts.

Trump says he is opposed to White House aides testifying to Congress
by By Robert Costa, Tom Hamburger, Josh Dawsey and Rosalind Helderman
23 Apr 2019 at 8:28am
The president?s comments came as the White House indicated it would broadly defy requests for information from the House, moving the two branches of government closer to a constitutional collision.

White House to try to block McGahn from testifying on Mueller report
by By Josh Dawsey, Robert Costa and Rosalind Helderman
23 Apr 2019 at 5:18am
The Trump administration also plans to oppose other requests from House committees for the testimony of current and former aides, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Pelosi pushes back on impeachment
by By Rachael Bade
23 Apr 2019 at 7:57am
Divisions in the party were apparent as another 2020 presidential hopeful and a top House committee chairman press for efforts to remove the president from office.

Fact Checker: The Steele dossier vs. the Mueller report
by By Glenn Kessler
24 Apr 2019 at 3:00am
The "dossier" written by a former British spy had many shocking claims. We compare some key statements with the findings of the Mueller report.

Terror and trauma in Colombo: Sri Lanka?s capital grieves
by By Joanna Slater and Terrence McCoy
24 Apr 2019 at 12:15pm
Seventy-two hours after the Easter attacks, people searched frantically for relatives, hospitals were deluged with the injured, and the grim accounting of the dead climbed higher.

Sri Lanka identifies eight of the suicide bombers involved in attacks
by By Joanna Slater and Amantha Perera
24 Apr 2019 at 3:15am
The perpetrators of the attacks were well educated and from affluent homes, say officials.

Father of Sidwell student killed in attacks mourns his son?s lost future
by By Joe Heim
23 Apr 2019 at 7:19am
The father of the Sidwell student killed in an attack in Sri Lanka mourns what might have been.

Warren has the wrong answer to America?s student debt problem
by Editorial Board
23 Apr 2019 at 7:25am
We need a targeted approach, not a sweeping bailout for the middle class and above.

Now playing at the Supreme Court: How to preserve white power in 4 easy steps
by By Dana Milbank
23 Apr 2019 at 7:37am
As shown by the Trump administration before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

It?s time to call out Disney ? and anyone else rich off their workers? backs
by By Abigail Disney
23 Apr 2019 at 7:39am
The company CEO?s pay is outrageous. Why not direct some of that toward workers?

Notre Dame?s burning was an apt metaphor ? and a warning
by By Marc Thiessen
23 Apr 2019 at 4:18am
To restore the cathedral, we must restore its fundamental purpose: to bring people closer to God.

Sudan is tasting freedom for the first time. We can?t turn back.
by By Reem Abbas
23 Apr 2019 at 12:56pm
Is that banned song really playing on the radio?

We?re at a time of ?terrorism fatigue.? It?s time to break out of it.
by By David Ignatius
23 Apr 2019 at 7:42am
We?re horrified by terrorist violence. But not enough to do the boring but essential thing that has been staring America in the face for 18 years.

Trump finally gets his British state visit ? but tensions that led to delay r...
by By Anne Gearan and John Wagner
23 Apr 2019 at 9:18am
The president, deeply unpopular in Britain, will probably not be able to avoid massive demonstrations against his visit, scheduled for early June.

?I have long dreamed of visiting?: Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for talks wi...
by By Amie Ferris-Rotman
24 Apr 2019 at 4:32am
The Kremlin has said no major agreements will be signed during Kim?s meeting with Vladimir Putin, which is expected to take place behind closed doors.

?Avengers: Endgame? is a fitting send-off for Marvel?s superheroes
by By Michael O'Sullivan
23 Apr 2019 at 7:02am
The final installment of this mega-blockbuster story line feels at once sad and deeply satisfying, complicated and surprisingly comic, earning its three-hour runtime.

U.S. charges American engineer, Chinese businessman with stealing GE?s trade ...
by By Ellen Nakashima
23 Apr 2019 at 7:20am
The Justice Department?s indictment links the alleged theft to China?s global commercial ambitions.

Border Patrol finds crying 3-year-old left in cornfield with his name and pho...
by By Antonia Farzan
24 Apr 2019 at 12:59pm
Officials believe the toddler had been traveling with a larger group of migrants who ran away when they spotted Border Patrol agents approaching, leaving him alone in the field.

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Israel demolishes West Bank home of Palestinian attacker
24 Apr 2019 at 3:56am

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - The Israeli military says its forces have demolished the home of a Palestinian who killed two Israelis in a shooting and stabbing attack last month.

Israel says 19-year-old Omar Abu Layla fatally stabbed a soldier and shot and killed another while wounding others near the ...

Woman charged in Maryland wreck that killed 5 kids, 1 man
24 Apr 2019 at 3:54am

BOWIE, Md. (AP) - A Maryland woman has been indicted on charges of vehicular manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a February wreck that killed a man and five children.

News outlets report 32-year-old Dominique R. Taylor, of Bowie, was indicted Tuesday. It's unclear if she's been arrested. An investigation determined ...

Tuesday's Sports in Brief
by The Associated Press
24 Apr 2019 at 3:27am


BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi had surgery Tuesday to remove a loose body in his right elbow.

The arthroscopic procedure was performed by Yankees head team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Boston said Eovaldi is expected to return to pitching within six weeks.


Fire at home Mississippi suspect may have been arson
24 Apr 2019 at 2:13am

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Mississippi say arson may be to blame for the fire at the vacant Jackson home of a man accused of killing a middle schooler.

Jackson Fire Department Division Chief Cleotha Sanders told news outlets that investigators believe the home of 41-year-old Stacy Lidell was ...

Ex-Christie aide facing new sentencing in bridge scandal
24 Apr 2019 at 1:09am

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A one-time aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces resentencing Wednesday for her role in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.

Bridget Kelly is due in federal court in Newark. She and co-defendant Bill Baroni were convicted in 2016 in what prosecutors and a ...

Manson follower Van Houten gets another shot at release
24 Apr 2019 at 1:02am

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten is getting another chance at getting out of prison following a years-long saga that has seen a board recommend her parole three separate times.

Van Houten's case is being heard before California's 2nd District Court of Appeal, which will consider ...

Prosecutors target officer's report of noise before shooting
24 Apr 2019 at 12:57am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Prosecutors in the case of a Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed woman have been hammering away at what could be a key element of Mohamed Noor's defense - that he heard a loud slap against his police SUV that stirred fears of an ambush.

The ...

The Latest: Sri Lanka Muslim groups denounce attackers
24 Apr 2019 at 12:51am

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):

12:55 p.m.

Sri Lanka's Muslim civil society movements and associations have called upon authorities to immediately arrest and punish the perpetrators of Sunday Easter bombings that killed more than 350 people, saying extremism ...

Arizona sheriff's office arrests 9 in sex exploitation case
24 Apr 2019 at 12:26am

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) - The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says it has arrested nine men in an undercover sting operation targeting suspected use of the internet to lure minors for sexual exploitation.

The department identified Tuesday suspects 33-year-old Durell Keith Shaw and 63-year-old Kevin Harry Moninger of Las Vegas; 72-year-old ...

Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to be executed
24 Apr 2019 at 12:24am

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was set to be executed Wednesday for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. nearly 21 years ago.

John William King, who is white and an avowed racist, was put on death ...

Goodyear pharmacy tech gets jail time for stealing supplies
24 Apr 2019 at 12:19am

PHOENIX (AP) - A Goodyear pharmacy technician convicted of stealing hundreds of boxes of diabetic test strips from his employer has been sentenced to six months in jail and ordered to pay full restitution.

The Arizona Attorney General's Office says 31-year-old Robert Brian Kemple was charged last June with 33 ...

Fairbanks officials allow use of marijuana at certain stores
24 Apr 2019 at 12:10am

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The city of Fairbanks will allow people to recreationally use marijuana inside the authorized stores where they buy it.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the City Council voted 4-2 Monday in favor of the ordinance, amending the law that previously prohibited on-site marijuana use at retail ...

Hawaii Catholic church chapel vandalized on Easter night
24 Apr 2019 at 12:07am

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - A Hawaii Catholic church says vandals struck its chapel during the night following Easter celebrations.

The Maui News reported Tuesday that St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Wailuku suffered damage including graffiti on the walls, broken glass and other items left in various states of destruction.

Father ...

The Latest: Hong Kong protest organizers sentenced
23 Apr 2019 at 11:58pm

HONG KONG (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing of Hong Kong protest organizers (all times local):

11:40 a.m.

A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests after they were convicted last month of public nuisance ...

Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings, more arrested
23 Apr 2019 at 11:29pm

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359, police said Wednesday, as the country's leaders vowed to overhaul the security apparatus amid a series of intelligence lapses before the attacks.

U.S. Ambassador Alaina Teplitz, meanwhile, told reporters that "clearly ...

Police say the death toll in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 359...
23 Apr 2019 at 11:22pm

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Police say the death toll in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 359 and more suspects have been arrested.

Obama Boulevard christened in Los Angeles to honor former president
by Victor Morton
23 Apr 2019 at 11:06pm

Los Angeles is so eager to honor former President Barack Obama that he will now have two roadways named for him.

TV station KABC reported Tuesday night that a 3.5-mile stretch of Rodeo Road will be renamed Obama Boulevard on May 4, and the city plans a free festival ...

Jury: Officers justified in killing man who pulled handgun
23 Apr 2019 at 10:40pm

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A coroner's jury has determined that two police officers were justified when they killed a man during a shootout in Billings.

The Billings Gazette reports officers confronted 26-year-old Chance Mavity, of Shepherd, on Jan. 20 as they were responding to a report of a group trying ...

New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror
23 Apr 2019 at 10:29pm

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday that she and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of violent extremism and terrorism from being shown online.

Ardern said she and Macron will ask world leaders ...

Court prepares to sentence Hong Kong protest organizers
23 Apr 2019 at 10:25pm

HONG KONG (AP) - A court in Hong Kong is preparing Wednesday to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests after they were convicted last month of public nuisance offenses.

The sentences are seen as an effort by the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory to draw a line ...

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