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Here's What to Know About the Easter Sunday Blasts in Sri Lanka

Here's What to Know About the Easter Sunday Blasts in Sri LankaNobody has claimed responsibility so far.



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'A gross abuse of power': Trump's lawyer blasts demand for tax returns, seeks delay

'A gross abuse of power': Trump's lawyer blasts demand for tax returns, seeks delayA lawyer for President Donald Trump argues that it's clear Democrats are requesting this information to embarrass Trump and score political points.



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Japan probe blasts asteroid, seeking clues to life's origins

Japan probe blasts asteroid, seeking clues to life's originsA Japanese probe on Friday launched an explosive device at an asteroid, aiming to blast a crater in the surface and scoop up material that could shed light on how the solar system evolved. The explosive mission is the riskiest yet attempted by the Japanese space agency’s Hayabusa2 probe that aims to reveal more about the origins of life on Earth. Hayabusa2 successfully released as scheduled the so-called “small carry-on impactor” — a cone-shaped device capped with a copper bottom — as the probe hovered just 500 metres (1,650 feet) above the asteroid Ryugu.



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Trump blasts report that Mueller aides think Barr sugarcoated his summary

Trump blasts report that Mueller aides think Barr sugarcoated his summaryPresident Trump lashed out at the New York Times over a report that some members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team say their findings were more damning than how Attorney General William Barr described them.



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Biden team blasts 'trolls' amid scrutiny over behavior

Biden team blasts 'trolls' amid scrutiny over behaviorWASHINGTON (AP) — Aides to Joe Biden struck a more aggressive tone on Monday as the former vice president faced scrutiny over his past behavior toward women.



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Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Capitalism as an `Irredeemable' System

Ocasio-Cortez Blasts Capitalism as an `Irredeemable' SystemThe 29-year-old, first-term U.S. House member from New York and self-described democratic socialist addressed an enthusiastic crowd Saturday at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, about issues that resonate with her fellow millennials, from universal healthcare to combating climate change. “Capitalism is an ideology of capital –- the most important thing is the concentration of capital and to seek and maximize profit,” Ocasio-Cortez said.



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SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space station

SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space stationSpaceX’s 16-foot-tall (4.9 meter) Crew Dragon capsule, atop a Falcon 9 rocket, lifted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center at 2:49 a.m. (0749 GMT), carrying a test dummy nicknamed Ripley. The capsule successfully separated from the rocket about 11 minutes later, sparking cheers in the control room, and began its journey to the space station. The space station’s three-member crew was expected to greet the capsule, carrying 400 pounds (181 kg) of supplies and test equipment, early Sunday morning, NASA said.



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Trump blasts Venezuela over blocked US aid shipments

Trump blasts Venezuela over blocked US aid shipmentsPresident Donald Trump warned Venezuela on Wednesday that “all options” are on the table and demanded that far left leader, Nicolas Maduro, unblock US aid shipments to the country. Again stressing that he had not ruled out military options, Trump said he was “sad” about the “turmoil” in the oil-rich Latin American nation. “You’ll see,” he told reporters at a White House meeting with his Colombian counterpart Ivan Duque, when asked if thousands of US troops could deploy.



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Sen. Tom Cotton blasts 'Stalin-like' coverup of Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal FAQ

Sen. Tom Cotton blasts 'Stalin-like' coverup of Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal FAQCotton called the mistaken release of a Green New Deal FAQ "a classic example of a gaffe being when you say what you really mean."



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Omar Apologizes After Pelosi Blasts Her Use of ‘Anti-Semitic Tropes’

Omar Apologizes After Pelosi Blasts Her Use of ‘Anti-Semitic Tropes’“Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes,” Omar of Minnesota wrote on Twitter. “At the same time, I reaffirm the problematic role of lobbyists in our politics, whether it be AIPAC, the NRA or the fossil fuel industry.” She was referring to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the National Rifle Association. Omar, in messages on Twitter Sunday night, implied that U.S. policy on Israel was influenced by money and by AIPAC.



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