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Two bombers were sons of Sri Lankan spice tycoon
Mi, 24. April 2019, 19:01

British security sources name Sri Lanka suicide bomber who studied in UK

A father grieves: 'I should have covered them with my body'
Mi, 24. April 2019, 17:53

Matt Linsey's face is peppered with minute scars from the shrapnel and debris that hit him, as he recalls the split-second decision he and his two children made to run, rather than hide, just after the first of two bombs went off.

Republican joins the Democrats because of Trump
Mi, 24. April 2019, 14:28

Iran's FM slams Trump and his 'B team' for seeking conflict
Mi, 24. April 2019, 21:42

'Trump Baby' blimp will fly again during President's visit to London, organizers confirm
Mi, 24. April 2019, 13:12

Donald Trump is coming back to London -- and so is the "Trump Baby" blimp. A 20-foot-tall balloon depicting the United States President as a wailing baby in a nappy will fly over London again during his upcoming state visit in June, protesters have confirmed.

Executions and crucifixion don't stop Wall Street from doing business with Saudis
Mi, 24. April 2019, 18:55

Some of the biggest names in global finance appeared in Riyadh on Wednesday, hours after news that Saudi Arabia had executed 37 people turned the spotlight back on the kingdom's human rights record.

Kim arrives in Russia after 9-hour train journey
Mi, 24. April 2019, 19:00

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is headed to Russia for his summit with Vladimir Putin, the North Korean state news agency KCNA said Wednesday.

Israeli soldiers shoot blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian as he tried to flee
Mi, 24. April 2019, 17:18

Israeli soldiers shot a blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian teenager who had been arrested on suspicion of taking part in disturbances as he tried to flee.

In pictures: Battle in Tripoli as death toll rises in Libya
Mi, 24. April 2019, 10:30

A renegade Libyan general has ordered troops to advance on capital city Tripoli, the base of the country's United Nations-backed government, the Government of National Accord.

NYT: Nielsen was urged not to bring up Russian election meddling in 2020 to Trump
Mi, 24. April 2019, 16:16

Tesla boosts range of Model S to 370 miles
Mi, 24. April 2019, 20:40

Tesla has announced its two priciest electric car models will now come with an even longer range. That could help attract new buyers after the company reported a sales slump.

Duterte threatens 'war' against Canada over trash
Mi, 24. April 2019, 09:24

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to "go to war" with Canada if the country doesn't take back tons of trash a Canada-based company had shipped to Manila several years ago.

New cyclone takes aim at storm-wrecked Mozambique
Mi, 24. April 2019, 17:20

Another tropical storm is heading toward Mozambique, the southern African nation still reeling from the historic death and devastation wrought by Cyclone Idai.

51 people killed in South Africa floods
Mi, 24. April 2019, 15:31

Fifty-one people have died in floods that ravaged parts of the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa's southeast, local authorities said.

This photo went viral when a woman 'smiled in the face of bigotry'
Mi, 24. April 2019, 17:48

Shaymaa Ismaa'eel was attending a conference of the Islamic Circle of North America in Washington DC on Sunday when she saw a group of protesters holding signs against the Muslim faith and the Prophet Muhammad.

Dutch tulip growers beg selfie-taking millennials to stop trampling their flowers
Mi, 24. April 2019, 20:41

Tulip growers in the Netherlands are pleading millennials to stop taking selfies among the flowers, after tourists caused thousands of euros' worth of damage by trampling over the plants in search of the perfect picture.

Warships send powerful warning to Russia
Mi, 24. April 2019, 01:36

The United States is flexing its military muscles as a powerful warning to Russia. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen got exclusive access as US warships started their own show of force in the Mediterranean Sea.

Man gets life without parole for killing jogger
Mi, 24. April 2019, 03:48

A Brooklyn man convicted of brutally killing a jogger in Howard Beach, Queens, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Killed journalist's funeral unites political leaders
Mi, 24. April 2019, 19:40

The funeral of murdered journalist Lyra McKee on Wednesday drew leaders from across British and Irish politics, in a church service aimed at healing divisions.

EasyJet bans peanuts on all flights
Mi, 24. April 2019, 20:26

EasyJet has announced it's banning the sale of peanuts on flights.

Harry and Meghan, Africa doesn't want you
Mi, 24. April 2019, 19:42

Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, may be considering a move to Africa sometime after the birth of their child. Just as with their wedding, the proposed move is being framed in largely positive terms -- with Meghan wanting to explore her and her child's African roots.

Restaurant servers don't know much about food allergies, study finds
Mi, 24. April 2019, 20:18

When eating out, people with food allergies often have to trust their servers for information on what is safe to eat. But most restaurant staff have limited knowledge about allergies, according to new research.

Disney heir calls on company to give 50% of exec bonuses to lowest-paid employees
Mi, 24. April 2019, 19:32

Abigail Disney is doubling down on her criticism of executive pay at her family's company.

Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement jailed
Mi, 24. April 2019, 12:18

A prominent group of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were handed sentences of up to 16 months in prison on Wednesday for their role in the "umbrella movement" rallies in 2014.

Europe's oil giants are getting the climate message. US companies not so much
Mi, 24. April 2019, 15:40

Equinor just became the latest European energy company to cave to investor pressure over climate change.

More than 50 miners trapped and feared dead
Mi, 24. April 2019, 01:55

More than 50 people are missing and feared dead after a mudslide buried workers at a jade mine in Myanmar's Kachin State, according to reports.

Blink and you'd have missed fastest ever Premier League goal
Mi, 24. April 2019, 16:35

It only takes a second to score a goal, legendary football manager Brian Clough once famously opined.

Four Seasons' private jet is getting a glamorous upgrade
Mi, 24. April 2019, 20:46

The Four Seasons Private Jet is getting a very glamorous upgrade.

Anzac Day explained
Mi, 24. April 2019, 15:17

Anzac Day takes place each year on April 25 and is a major national holiday in both Australia and New Zealand.

Lego releases Braille bricks to teach blind
Mi, 24. April 2019, 14:40

Lego has unveiled a new project aimed at helping blind and visually impaired children learn Braille in a "playful and engaging way." Lego Braille Bricks, a concept originally proposed to the toy company by two charities, will allow children to learn the touch writing system through play.

How low-cost airlines make their money
Mi, 24. April 2019, 11:23

It's a seven-hour flight across the Atlantic at a bargain price: Low-cost airline Norwegian will jet you from New York to Madrid for $154 one way, taxes included. And the fare isn't a travel anomaly -- the likes of American Airlines and Lufthansa are all fighting for passenger pennies, offering round trip fares between various US cities and Europe for under $400.

Why Bad Bunny's clothes are so controversial
Mi, 24. April 2019, 11:25

In an Instagram post from March 8, Puerto Rican trap artist Bad Bunny photographed his manicured hands against a turquoise swimming pool, his fingernails painted in an iridescent hue.

Our review of 'Avengers: Endgame'
Mi, 24. April 2019, 01:06

Having set up a formidable task and then some with the finish of "Infinity War," "Avengers: Endgame" rises to the challenge, delivering an epic finale that proves immensely satisfying. Without being too grandiose, it also feels like the culmination of everything Marvel has built in conquering the pop-culture universe.

See gorillas photobomb a selfie
Di, 23. April 2019, 16:23

Two gorillas at Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo struck a human-like pose while a park worker took a selfie with them.

Japan's newest museum is dedicated to poop
Mi, 24. April 2019, 02:23

The Museum of Natural History. The Museum of Modern Art. The Museum of ... Poop?

Why snails are back on the menu in Paris
Mi, 24. April 2019, 12:57

A peal of high-pitched laughter rises sharply above the din of restaurant chatter from a table of three older French women -- likely friends, perhaps sisters -- who have just shared a moment of mirth over empty, chocolate-stained dessert plates.

South Africa's 'Aquaman' finds Zen in the water
Mi, 24. April 2019, 10:55

You won't find much space in Matt Bouman's garage -- or man cave, as he refers to it.

How horses became 'therapy' for woman struggling with mental health
Mi, 24. April 2019, 11:41

Debbie Matthews was "petrified" of horses growing up. She would turn down the opportunity to attend race days with her father and had no interest in the sport.

Two of the men involved in the Sri Lanka attacks were members of a prominent family in Colombo, sources say
Mi, 24. April 2019, 19:16

Two of the suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were members of a prominent family in Colombo, sources have told CNN, in a development that has rocked the small Muslim community in the city.

Bomber Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed studied in UK
Mi, 24. April 2019, 12:25

Exclusive: ISIS suspect gave advance warning of bombings
Di, 23. April 2019, 23:35

Early warnings from India's intelligence services to Sri Lankan officials ahead of the Easter Sunday bombings were based on information gleaned from an ISIS suspect, CNN has learned.

In wake of attacks: Sri Lanka's President asks for resignations

Family's memorial: A scene of unimaginable grief
Mi, 24. April 2019, 11:15

A community is filled with sorrow after the loss of a young family in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. There were emotional scenes as dozens of friends and family payed their respects at a wake not far from the place they died. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

Terror in Sri Lanka: A visual guide to what happened

Republican joins the Democrats because of Trump
Mi, 24. April 2019, 15:09

? Iran's FM slams Trump and his 'B team ? Analysis: Trump snubs checks on power in massive assault on accountability

NYT: Nielsen was urged not to bring up Russian election meddling in 2020 to Trump
Mi, 24. April 2019, 21:39

Former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was urged by acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney not to bring up the subject of possible Russian interference in the 2020 election to President Donald Trump, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

Boeing's profit falls 21% on 737 Max crisis
Mi, 24. April 2019, 18:10

Boeing's earnings fell 21% in the first three months of the year because of the crisis that grounded its bestselling 737 Max jet.

How one university saved Savannah's architectural history
Mi, 24. April 2019, 13:40

In his 1994 Pulitzer Prize-winner "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," John Berendt wrote, "For me, Savannah's resistance to change was its saving grace. The city looked inward, sealed off from the noises and distractions of the world at large."