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The Latest: Japan confirms 1 fatality in Sri Lanka blasts

The Latest: Japan confirms 1 fatality in Sri Lanka blastsCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local):



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Massachusetts man dies in state's first shark attack fatality in over 80 years

Massachusetts man dies in state's first shark attack fatality in over 80 yearsA man who was bitten by a shark in Cape Cod has died, becoming Massachusetts’ first shark attack fatality in over 80 years. The 26-year-old and his friend were boogie-boarding off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet when the attack took place around noon on Saturday, Wellfleet Police Lieutenant Michael Hurley said. Joe Booth, a local fisherman and surfer, said that he saw the victim kick something behind him and the flicker of a tail in the water.



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Mobileye says its software would have seen pedestrian in Uber fatality

Mobileye says its software would have seen pedestrian in Uber fatalityThe head of Mobileye said on Monday its computer vision system would have detected the pedestrian who was killed in Arizona by a self-driving Uber vehicle, and called for a concerted move to validate the safety of autonomous vehicles. Amnon Shashua, chief executive officer of Mobileye, the vision system company owned by Intel Corp , in a blog post also criticized “new entrants” in the self-driving field that have not gone through the years of development necessary to ensure safety in the vehicles. Police and safety regulators are investigating the March 18 fatality in which a woman crossing a wide roadway at night was struck and killed by the Uber self-driving test vehicle.



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Historians resolve fatality count of USS Indianapolis

Historians resolve fatality count of USS IndianapolisINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two historians have resolved a decades-old mystery about how many men died when the USS Indianapolis was struck by Japanese torpedoes during World War II.



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4-Year-Old's Flu Death Confirmed as New Jersey's First Influenza Fatality

4-Year-Old's Flu Death Confirmed as New Jersey's First Influenza FatalityShe had not been vaccinated, according to officials



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Firefighter fatality reported at huge California wildfire

Firefighter fatality reported at huge California wildfireA firefighter died Thursday while working a colossal wildfire burning in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles that has become the fourth largest in California history.



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First Fatality In Southern California Wildfires Confirmed

First Fatality In Southern California Wildfires ConfirmedMedical officials confirmed the first fire-related fatality in Southern California’s most recent spate of wildfires to HuffPost on Saturday.



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