Sri Lanka PM not alerted to warning of attack because of feud: minister

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 11:43
A rift between Sri Lanka's president and prime minister, which sparked a crisis last year, came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series of deadly bomb blasts, with questions over how the government handled a recent warning of an attack.
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Leader of armed group stopping migrants at U.S.-Mexico border to face federal charges

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 11:11
The leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants crossing into the United States from Mexico is expected in court on Monday as federal prosecutors crack down on civilians attempting to enforce immigration policy.
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Samsung Electronics delays Galaxy Fold media events in China

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 11:11
Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has postponed media events for its Galaxy Fold planned for this week in Hong Kong and Shanghai, a company official said, days after reviewers of the foldable handset reported defective samples.
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Turkey criticizes U.S. decision to end waivers on Iran oil sanctions

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 11:05
Turkey slammed the U.S. decision to end waivers on Iranian oil sanctions, saying it would not serve regional peace and stability, its foreign minister tweeted on Monday.
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Trump pledges support for bringing Sri Lanka bombing perpetrators to justice

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 11:03
U.S. President Donald Trump pledged American support to Sri Lanka in bringing the perpetrators of a coordinated bombing attack "to justice" during a call with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, a White House spokesman said on Monday.
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'We kept calling her': Sri Lankans scour hospitals, morgue for loved ones

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 10:45
Sri Lankans scoured hospitals and morgues for missing loved ones on Monday, a day after suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels killed 290 people and wounded about 500.
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FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 10:40
The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border into New Mexico.
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Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 10:40
Mexico said on Saturday it had "deep concern" about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing.
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Five Indian party workers on post-election break among dead in Sri Lanka

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 10:25
At least five workers from an Indian political party on a break after working on India's general election were among some 290 people killed in bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a government official said.
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Return of the bench seat: Concept EVs show space big enough for sofas

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 09:51
(This April 19 story was refiled to remove Breakingviews topic code)
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Trump says OPEC can step up output after Iran waivers

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 09:50
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Saudi Arabia and other OPEC nations could "more than make up" for any drop in Iranian oil supplies to global markets now that his administration has decided to end waivers that allowed some nations to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions.
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U.S. will not reissue waivers for Iran oil imports: White House

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 08:53
U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to eliminate all waivers issued to eight economies allowing them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, the White House said on Monday, while vowing to ensure global oil market was well supplied.
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U.S. will fail to cut Iran oil exports to zero -ministry source to Tasnim agency

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 08:53
The United States will fail to cut Iranian oil exports to zero, as Iran is ready for any U.S. decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude, the semi-official Tasnim news agency on Monday quoted an unnamed Iranian oil ministry source as saying.
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What next? Comedian's win in Ukrainian presidential election poses riddle

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 08:21
Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically up-ended the status quo and won the country's presidential election by a landslide.
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Kremlin says too early to speak of possible cooperation with Ukraine after election

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 08:20
The Kremlin said on Monday that it was too early to speak about possible cooperation with Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, but added that Moscow respected the choice of the Ukrainian people.
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Ghosn lawyer requests bail after ex-Nissan chairman indicted for fourth time

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 08:10
Japanese prosecutors indicted Carlos Ghosn on Monday on another charge of aggravated breach of trust, a Tokyo court said, the fourth charge against the former Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman, which his lawyers met immediately with a bail request.
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Companies warn Trump: Census citizenship question could be costly

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 08:06
(This April 17 story corrects the tenth paragraph to show DeVere Kutscher is no longer executive director of the Census Business Coalition.)
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Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton enters 2020 presidential race

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 07:11
Seth Moulton, an Iraq War veteran and Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, entered the 2020 presidential nomination contest on Monday, swelling the ranks of declared contenders to almost 20, his campaign announced in a video posted on YouTube.
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Pope condemns Sri Lanka attacks as unjustifiable 'terrorist acts'

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 06:49
Pope Francis on Monday deplored the attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 300 people and called for universal condemnation of what he said were "terrorist acts, inhuman acts" that could never be justified.
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Blast near church while Sri Lanka bomb squad was trying to defuse device: witness

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 06:49
An explosion went off on Monday in a van near a church in Sri Lanka where scores were killed the previous day, when bomb squad officials were trying to defuse it, a Reuters witness said.
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