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Sri Lanka Struggles to Come to Terms With the Implications of the Easter Sunday Bombings

Sri Lanka Struggles to Come to Terms With the Implications of the Easter Sunday BombingsWith the 2009 ending of the civil war, Sri Lankans thought they had put strife behind them



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Skyfall: Another budget airline goes down as sector struggles

Skyfall: Another budget airline goes down as sector strugglesIceland’s budget carrier WOW Air collapsed on Thursday, the latest in a string of low-cost airlines to go under after the fiercly competitive industry suffered from rising fuel prices last year. WOW Air, which transported more than a third of people travelling to Iceland, ceased operations and cancelled all its flights on Thursday after failing to find investors to save it from going under. In February Berlin-based airline Germania, which transported more than four million passengers a year, cancelled its own flights and filed for bankruptcy.



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Pound stabilises but struggles to rally after Brexit delay deal

Pound stabilises but struggles to rally after Brexit delay dealThe pound edged up Friday but was struggling to claw back its latest losses after the EU gave Britain a Brexit deadline extension, while equity markets mostly rose on a positive lead from Wall Street. Equity dealers were treading warily as they weighed an indication from the Federal Reserve that borrowing costs will not rise this year with concerns about the slowing economy and stuttering China-US trade talks.



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New Zealand struggles to answer 'why' in wake of massacre

New Zealand struggles to answer 'why' in wake of massacreThe word repeated over and over across New Zealand is "Why?"



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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez struggles to defend Rep. Omar

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez struggles to defend Rep. OmarThe freshman Democrat lawmaker calls the anti-Semitism controversy a 'learning experience.



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Venezuela crisis: Eight tons of gold removed from central bank as Maduro government struggles to raise funds

Venezuela crisis: Eight tons of gold removed from central bank as Maduro government struggles to raise fundsAt least eight tons of gold were reportedly removed from the Venezuelan central bank’s vaults by government officials last week, as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to raise capital amid tightening sanctions. The gold was removed in government vehicles between Wednesday and Friday last week, when there were no regular security guards present at the bank, according to a report by Reuters. The news agency said the information came from economist and National Assembly representative Angel Alvarado as well as “three government sources”.



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Wall debate obscures other struggles at the border

Wall debate obscures other struggles at the borderSAN DIEGO (AP) — In Washington, it's all about the wall. At the border, it's only part of the story.



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33 Funny Tweets About Christmas Tree Struggles, From Exhausted Parents

33 Funny Tweets About Christmas Tree Struggles, From Exhausted ParentsThe holiday season can be a trying time. Parents in particular face the stress



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India struggles to recover American killed by tribe

India struggles to recover American killed by tribeIndian authorities said Thursday that it may take “some days” to recover the body of an American killed in a hail of arrows shot by a tribe untouched by modern civilisation. John Allen Chau, 27, was attacked as he set foot last week on the remote North Sentinel Island, one of the Indian Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal that is off limits to visitors, according to police. Dependra Pathak, the head of the region’s police, told AFP that authorities sent a helicopter to the area and then a ship to identify where the incident took place.



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Trump admin struggles to repair migrant families it shattered

Trump admin struggles to repair migrant families it shatteredEfren Olivares, director of the Texas Civil Rights Project Racial and Economic Justice Program, talks about the effort to reunite families split by Donald Trump's zero tolerance border policy.



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