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A woman is overcome with emotion as she attends the funeral of a person killed in the Easter Sunday attack on St Sebastian's Church, on April 24, 2019 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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This combination of photos shows clockwise from top left the logos for Toyota, Honda, Kia, Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi and Hyundai. U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. AP hide caption

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An exterior view of H&R Block is shown in Sunnyvale, Calif., in 2006. Co-founder Henry Bloch died Tuesday at the age of 96. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Henry Bloch, Co-Founder Of H&R Block, Dies At 96

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Sociology professor Chan Kin-man (left), law professor Benny Tai (center), and Baptist minister Chu Yiu-ming (right) chant slogans before entering the West Kowloon Magistrates Court in Hong Kong on Wednesday to receive their sentences after being convicted on "public nuisance" charges for their role in organizing mass pro-democracy protests in 2014. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Rochester Drug Co-Operative CEO Laurence Doud III, facing criminal charges stemming from the opioid crisis, leaves the federal courthouse in Manhattan on Tuesday. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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An Egyptian soldier and a policeman stand guard at a Cairo polling station on Monday, the third day of a referendum on constitutional amendments. Khaled Desouki /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mourners gather during a mass funeral at St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo on Tuesday, following a series of coordinated bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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A resident looks at the rubble of St. Catherine church on Tuesday, including the toppled head of a statue, following a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Pampanga province northwest of Manila the previous day. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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A traffic enforcement officer chalks tires in Arvada, Colo., in 2014. Physically marking a tire without a warrant is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled. Kent Nishimura/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump has accepted an invitation for a state visit from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, setting up a trip in early June. The two are seen here during Trump's visit to the U.K. last June. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives place flowers after the burial of three family members who died in an Easter Sunday bomb blast at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, on Monday. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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Detained Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone are escorted by police as they leave after a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar, in August. Myanmar's top court rejected their appeal Tuesday, letting their seven-year prison term stand. Ann Wang/Reuters hide caption

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Larry Mitchell Hopkins appears in a police booking photo taken in Las Cruces, N.M., on April 20. Hopkins made his initial court appearance Monday, on charges of possession of firearms by a felon. Dona Ana County Detention Center/Reuters hide caption

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Professional sports gambler James Holzhauer won $131,127 during a Jeopardy! show that aired Wednesday night, breaking his previous record. Jeopardy Productions Inc. /AP hide caption

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A Sri Lankan soldier stands guard near the site of a car explosion after police tried to defuse a bomb near St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on Monday, the day after a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings Bring Renewed Violence To A Long-Troubled Country

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Sri Lankan security personnel inspect the debris of a van after it exploded on Monday near St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo. More than 300 people died and more than 500 were wounded after Sunday's attacks on churches and hotels. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Supreme Court will take up three cases that hinge on federal discrimination laws and whether they protect LGBTQ workers when its new term begins in October. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Won't Renew Sanction Exemptions For Countries Buying Iran's Oil

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