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Turkey's main opposition leaders, Kemal Kilicdaroglu of Republican People's Party, CHP and Meral Aksener of Good (IYI) Party, right, speak to the media as their candidate for Turkish capital Ankara, Mansur Yavas, received the document confirming him as new mayor, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 8, 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is appealing the results of the local elections in Istanbul, where the opposition has a razor-thin lead. (AP Photo)
Protesters punch Turkish opposition leader at funeralA group of protesters have punched and hit the leader of Turkey's main opposition party during the funeral of a soldier slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels
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Islamic State claims Kabul attack that killed 7The Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate has claimed a suicide attack in the capital that killed seven people
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Bahrain's king reinstates citizenship of 551 people convicted amid crackdown on dissent in island kingdomBahrain's king reinstates citizenship of 551 people convicted amid crackdown on dissent in island kingdom
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A relative of a blast victim grieves outside a morgue in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
The Latest: Dutch citizen among Sri Lanka attack victimsThe Latest: Dutch citizen among Sri Lanka attack victims, foreign minister says
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
A man leaves a booth at a polling station during the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy and how to end the conflict with Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Ukraine's presidential vote pits comedian against incumbentUkrainians are casting their ballots in a presidential runoff as the nation's incumbent leader struggles to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian who denounces corruption and plays the role of president in a TV sitcom
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2011, file photo, Ricky Jason wears a photograph of James Byrd Jr. outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit before the execution of Lawrence Russell Brewer in Huntsville, Texas. An East Texas town's history as the place where a black man, Byrd, was dragged to death by three white men nearly 21 years ago will again come to the forefront this week as the ringleader responsible for the brutal killing, John William King, is scheduled to be executed. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of executionAn East Texas town is still haunted by a gruesome hate crime in which a black man was dragged behind a pickup truck and killed by three white men nearly 21 years ago
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Making sense of college financial aid lettersDoes this make cents to you? Understanding higher-education financial aid award letters
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A look at the churches and hotels targeted in Sri LankaA look at the churches and hotels targeted in Sri Lanka blasts on Easter Sunday
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A view of St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago. (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne)
Explosions kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka on Easter SundayAt least 207 people have been killed and hundreds more wounded in a series of blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police scuffle with protestors during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Outrage after some French protesters urge police suicidesWith French police suicides on the rise, Paris authorities are investigating yellow vest protesters who encouraged police to kill themselves
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
A voter prepares to cast her ballot on constitutional amendments during the second day of three-day voting at polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Voters offered rides, food in Egypt referendum on el-SissiEgyptian pro-government media are urging a 'yes' vote on the 2nd day of a nationwide referendum that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans, Friday, April 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Harris' campaign focuses on black colleges for supportDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is tapping into a network of historically black colleges and universities to mobilize her supporters
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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