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Sri Lanka militants set off bombs during raid, killing 15

Militants linked to Easter suicide bombings opened fire and set off explosives during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces on a house in the country's east, leaving behind a grisly discovery Saturday: 15 bodies, including six children.

Death toll lowered to 253, Sri Lanka braces for more attacks

Sri Lanka on Thursday lowered the death toll from the Easter suicide bombings by nearly one-third, to 253, as authorities hunted urgently for a least five more suspects and braced for the possibility of more attacks in the coming days.

Officials investigating van explosion in Sri Lanka after weekend bombings

A van parked near a Sri Lankan church that was bombed on Easter Sunday has exploded, but no injuries have been reported.

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

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McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

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Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

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Judge tosses most claims over clearing protesters in DC park

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said Monday that the claims were speculative and it was premature for the court to conclude whether the actions of law enforcement officers were justified.