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'Flowers Over The Inferno' Has A Tantalizing Weirdness

Ilaria Tuti's crime thriller, set in the mountains of northern Italy, stars a classic odd couple of cops: A gruff, aging, unhealthy veteran detective and her young whippersnapper of a partner.(Image credit: Beth Novey/NPR)

When Your Living Room Becomes A 2020 Campaign Stage, 'It's Pretty Surreal'

With Iowa caucuses still nine months away, candidates in the huge field of Democrats are looking to stand out. One way: show up in voters' homes.(Image credit: Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio)

Where are the non-citizens? The Trump administration wants to know down to the block level

The Trump administration wants a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census but critics say it could hurt minority communities like Doral, Fla.            [Author: USA TODAY]

Are the Miami Dolphins going to draft a quarterback this year or not?

The pre-draft whirlwind is still spinning. Are the Miami Dolphins actually interested in any of the quarterbacks this year? The 2019 NFL Draft is almost here, and the smoke and lies will only get worse for the next several days. So, when th

The Beauty And The Power Of African Blacksmiths

An exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art highlights the remarkable skills and creativity of iron workers from over 100 ethnic groups across the continent.(Image credit: Olivia Sun for NPR)

Here are 20 of the highest paid world leaders – Trump makes the list, who else?

The men and women who are among the top paid world leaders earn from just over $200,000 to more than $1.6 million. How does President Trump compare?            [Author: 24/7 Wall Street]
Tags: 24/7 Wall Street

Happy birthday: Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, west of London. Her birthday is marked this year by an unusual sunny spell […]
Tags: Entertainment, Nation

Multiple explosions kill 138, injure hundreds in Sri Lanka capital on Easter Sunday

Reports of multiple casualties in the Southeast Asia country            [Author: USA TODAY]

Ilkley Moor fire: Arrests made over blaze

The fire, covering 25,000 sq m, took hold on Ilkley Moor on Saturday.

Theresa May says UK will stand up for religious freedom

The PM uses her Easter message to say everyone has a right to "practise their faith in peace".

Marlow Bridge closed as magnet fisherman finds grenade

A bridge in Marlow is closed after an unexploded grenade is found in the River Thames.

Heritage railway fully re-opened after closure

West Somerset Railway is a branch line of the old Great Western Railway and runs from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard.

At least 138 people killed and more than 560 injured in coordinated attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka

Explosions rocked three churches and two hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday morning as Christians celebrated Easter, authorities said.

Sri Lanka Bombings Live Update: Blasts Unleash Carnage at Churches and Luxury Hotels

At least six explosions were said to have killed at least 189 people. It was not immediately clear who was responsible.
Tags: Churches (Buildings, Deaths (Fatalities, Sri Lanka, Bombs and Explosives, Hotels and Travel Lodgings

Wigan hit-and-run crash: Woman dies and six hurt

A 34-year-old mother dies after a crash in Wigan that also left two girls, aged 13 and four, injured.

Lyra McKee murder: Derry needs 'liberation' from dissident republicans

People in the nationalist area where journalist Lyra McKee was shot are "disgusted", says Derry's bishop.

Mueller Report, Sri Lanka, N.B.A. Playoffs: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

Three in hospital after Ibrox brawl

Three people are taken to hospital and a 20-year-old man arrested following a brawl in the Ibrox area of Glasgow.

Multiple explosions kill 129, injure hundreds in Sri Lanka capital on Easter Sunday

Reports of multiple casualties in the Southeast Asia country

Failsworth stabbing: Man dies after fight outside pub

The 24-year-old was injured along with two other men in a large fight, police say.

Arestio dau ar ôl canfod ceffyl ar lawr ynghanol Caerdydd

Cafodd yr heddlu eu galw i stryd brysur ynghanol Caerdydd nos Sadwrn, ar ôl derbyn nifer o alwadau yn pryderu am gyflwr ceffyl.

Woman, 77, hurt in two-car crash in Aberdeenshire

The driver of a Citroen C1 was seriously hurt when two vehicles collided on the A90 Aberdeen to Fraserburgh road.

Fed Cup: Australia beat Belarus to reach first final since 1993

Ashleigh Barty and Sam Stosur win a deciding doubles game against Belarus to send Australia into their first Fed Cup final since 1993.

Sri Lanka Bombings at Churches and Hotels Said to Kill Almost 200

The sites targeted included three churches celebrating Easter Mass and three high-end hotels in Colombo, the capital.
Tags: Sri Lanka, Colombo (Sri Lanka, Churches (Buildings, Easter and Holy Week

Two things Liverpool must keep doing for Premier League title dream to come true

Liverpool head to Cardiff on Sunday afternoon looking to go back above Manchester City in their Premier League title battle [Author: Robbie Fowler]
Tags: News, Robbie Fowler

Man arrested as 'suspect devices' found

Homes are evacuated during security alerts as police warn of "major disruption" due to road closures.

Londonderry: Man arrested after 'suspect devices' found

Homes are evacuated during security alerts as police warn of "major disruption" due to road closures.

How Michael Cohen Turned Against President Trump

The president’s longtime fixer had, for months, sought “a little loving and respect.” Confidential emails and texts chronicle their momentous falling out.
Tags: Cohen, Michael D (1966-, Trump, Donald J, Costello, Robert J, Giuliani, Rudolph W, United States Politics and Government, Appointments and Executive Changes, Trump Organization

Why It Matters That Trump and Michael Cohen Had a Falling Out

As Mr. Trump’s longtime fixer, Mr. Cohen had an intimate view of his boss’s personal and professional lives. The collapse of their relationship has cast a shadow on the presidency.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Federal Taxes (US, Campaign Finance, Adultery, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Trump Organization, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Justice Department, Clifford, Stephanie (1979-, Cohen, Michael D (1966-, Cummings, Elijah E, Mueller, Robert S III

The Week in Books

Robert Caro, Abby Wambach, the Mueller report and more.