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No Mass for Sri Lanka's Catholics; no veils for Muslim women

No Mass for Sri Lanka's Catholics; no veils for Muslim women

AMPARA, Sri Lanka — The effects of Sri Lanka's Easter suicide bombings reverberated across two faiths Sunday, with Catholics shut out of their churches for fear of new attacks, left with only a televised Mass, and Muslim women ordered to stop wearing
'Avengers: Endgame' obliterates records with $1.2B opening

'Avengers: Endgame' obliterates records with $1.2B opening

NEW YORK — The universe belongs to Marvel. "Avengers: Endgame" shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.
160,000 at risk in Mozambique after 2nd cyclone in 6 weeks

160,000 at risk in Mozambique after 2nd cyclone in 6 weeks

PEMBA, Mozambique — A second disaster unfolded on Sunday in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters killed one person and began to cut off the region's main city from the outside world.
4 German skiers die in avalanche in Switzerland

4 German skiers die in avalanche in Switzerland

BERLIN — An avalanche in southern Switzerland has killed four German skiers, police said Sunday. Police in the canton (region) of Valais said the group was buried by the avalanche on Friday near the village of Fieschertal.
5 bodies found in Tennessee, suspect captured after manhunt

5 bodies found in Tennessee, suspect captured after manhunt

WESTMORELAND, Tenn. — An officer in rural Tennessee shot the suspect in the investigation into the discovery of five bodies in two homes, capping an hours-long manhunt Saturday that ended with his capture.
Oliver North out as NRA president after leadership dispute

Oliver North out as NRA president after leadership dispute

INDIANAPOLIS — Oliver North announced Saturday that he would not serve a second term as National Rifle Association president, making it clear he had been forced out by the gun lobby's leadership after his own failed attempt to remove the NRA's longti
Model in Sao Paulo dies after taking ill on catwalk

Model in Sao Paulo dies after taking ill on catwalk

RIO DE JANEIRO — A model participating in Sao Paulo's Fashion Week has died after getting sick and falling on the catwalk. A statement from organizers said Tales Soares took ill Saturday while in a parade of fashion brand Ocksa.