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    Iran's Zarif warns US of 'consequences' over oil sanctions

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    25 of the most beautiful places around the world

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  • Bucks give excuse note for fans for NBA playoff

    MILWAUKEE - Bucks fans might have stayed up a little later than usual Monday night, but they had a good reason. Bucks Advance For First Time In 18 Years They were celebrating the team's first NBA playoff series win since 2001 after Milwaukee swept the Pistons. Peter Feigin, Bucks president, provided an excuse note for workers who might have needed extra sleep. 2019-Playoffs-Round1 Casami... by on Scribd Download your letter at https://t.co/61Kf2VvKFA #FearTheDeer | @Casamigos pic.twitter.com/f31GIIbp2D - Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) April 23, 2019 The Bucks will face the Boston Celtics in the second round.

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    Sri Lanka bombings: All the latest updates

    A series of coordinated bombings on Easter Sunday has rocked churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. More than 300 people have now died and almost 500 injured in the worst attack in Sri Lanka since the end of the civil war 10 years ago. The blasts targeted four hotels - including the Shangri-La, Kingsbury and the Cinnamon Grand in the capital Colombo - as well as three churches. Nearly all victims were Sri Lankan. Dozens of foreigners were also killed.  There were no claims of responsibility for the attacks but the cabinet spokesperson and health minister Rajitha Senaratne blamed the bombings on National Thowheeth Jama'ath, a little-known Muslim organisation. Here are the latest updates:  Tuesday,

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    Duchess Meghan to take three months maternity leave

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