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Sri Lanka Bombings: Catholics Cancel All Sunday Masses Until Further Notice

Catholic churches in Sri Lanka canceled all Sunday Masses until further notice over concerns that they remain a top target of Islamic State-linked extremists, even as authorities said Friday a suspected local leader blew himself up in the Easter suicide bombings. 795 more words

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Uber Looks to Raise Nearly $9B With Initial Public Offering; Shares to Sell for About $50

Uber is planning to sell 180 million shares for between $44 and $50 each, valuing the ride-hailing giant lower than previous estimates in a sign of that some of the excitement around ride-hailing has cooled. 241 more words

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U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2 Percent Rate in First Quarter, Surpassing Expectations

The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.2% annual rate in the first three months of the year, a far better outcome than expected, overcoming a host of headwinds including global weakness, rising trade tensions and a partial government shutdown. 85 more words

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N.Y. Man, 47, Allegedly Ran Sex Trafficking Ring Out of His Parents' Basement

For years, authorities say, a man lured women with drug addictions into a sex trafficking ring he ran out of his parents’ Long Island basement, allegedly keeping them locked up and forcing them to perform sex acts with others in exchange for money and drugs. 655 more words

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Hearing Friday Will Determine Whether Spa Video Should Be Used in Robert Kraft's Case

A hearing will be held Friday on whether a surveillance video allegedly showing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft during a prostitution sting should be allowed  510 more words

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Amazon to Bring 1-Day Delivery to Prime Members

Two-day delivery is going out of style.

Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything delivered in two days, announced Thursday that it will soon promise one-day delivery for its U.S. 292 more words

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Judge Gives U.S. 6 Months to Identify Migrant Children Separated From Parents at Border

The federal government has six months to identify potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border early in President Donald Trump’s term, a judge ordered Thursday. 543 more words

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