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Source: BBC

Sri Lanka under curfew after bomb attacks

Monday 13:34 GMT

Sri Lanka has been placed under a nationwide curfew, as the government responds to a string of deadly bomb attacks on Sunday.

UK PM Theresa May tweeted her condolences, saying the "acts of violence against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka are truly appalling". A spokesperson for UN Secretary General António Guterres said he was "outraged" by the attacks, and expressed his hope the perpetrators would be "swiftly brought to justice".

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Source: Fox News

KISS guitarist Paul Stanley explains how a childhood deformity led him to become a rock legend

Monday 21:50 GMT

KISS guitarist Paul Stanley revealed a physical deformity is responsible for pushing him to become one of the most flamboyant and stylized rockers in history.

Now, Stanley and the rest of the band are preparing to leave their makeup and armored outfits behind at the conclusion of their “KISS End of the Road World Tour,” which kicked off earlier this year.

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Source: CTV

Official: Sri Lanka failed to heed warnings of attacks

Tuesday 09:55 GMT

Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people, the country's health minister said Monday.

Sri Lankan police investigating the bombings are examining reports that intelligence agencies had warnings of possible attacks, officials said Monday.

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Source: DW

Elite mountain climbers' bodies retrieved from Rocky Mountains

Tuesday 22:44 GMT

"We extend our sincerest condolences to the families, friends and loved ones of the mountaineers," the national park said on Twitter, adding that three bodies were retrieved on Sunday.

Rescue teams have recovered the bodies of three world-renowned professional mountaineers from Canada's Banff National Park, authorities confirmed in a tweet on Monday. American Jess Roskelley, 36, and Hansjörg Auer, 35, and David Lama, 28, both of Tyrol in Austria, went missing late Tuesday in the Canadian Rockies, some 150 kilometers (93 miles) west of Calgary in the province of Alberta.

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Source: Global News

Summer movies 2019: ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Rocketman’ and sequels aplenty

Thursday 12:39 GMT

Summer is at our doorstep, and along with the warmer weather and sunshine, it’s almost time for all the summer movie blockbusters to hit theatres.

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 premiere pirated 54 million times in 1 day, says digital analytics company. It’s also shaping up to be a nostalgic summer, with remakes of Disney classics The Lion King and Aladdin coming to theatres — both live-action.

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Source: The Guradian

NBA playoffs: No8 seed Clippers take Warriors to Game 6 as Rockets progress

Thursday 17:16 GMT

Lou Williams hit a fadeaway jumper with 90 seconds left and finished with 33 points and 10 assists, the Warriors uncharacteristically clanked shots much of the second half and couldn’t make key stops, and the Los Angeles Clippers sent their first-round series back home with a 129-121 Game 5 win over Golden State on Wednesday night.

The Clippers stymied Golden State’s comeback effort on the very court at Oracle Arena where Los Angeles rallied from 31 points down in Game 2 for the largest comeback in NBA postseason history.


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