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Udayanga Weeratunga Granted Bail

The Colombo Fort Magistrate has granted bail to former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga.

Udayanga Weeratunga Granted Bail
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John F. Kennedy’s grand-niece and her son, 8, missing after boating accident: report

A grand-niece of President John F. Kennedy and her son disappeared off the coast of Maryland — and search crews have been scrambling to find them for nearly 24 hours, according to a report Friday.

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean (pink dress), seen here with her husband David McKean (left) and family, has gone missing along with her son Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean.Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Gala and Auction
Maeve Kennedy McKean greets Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) during a rally.CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images
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Trump tested again for coronavirus, White House says

President Trump was re-tested for the coronavirus on Thursday with a new rapid-use kit and the results indicate he is not infected

Trump tested again for coronavirus, White House says
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Fourth Death Reported Due to COVID - 19

A 58-year-old male man receiving treatment at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (IDH) in Angoda has died, increasing the total deaths due to COVID 19 to four in Sri Lanka, the Director General Health Services said.

Fourth Death Reported  Due to COVID - 19
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Netanyahu to re-enter quarantine

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is required to self-quarantine for a second time after coming into contact with Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, who tested positive for the coronavirus overnight Wednesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will self-quarantine once again after the country's health  minister tested positive for coronavirus
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Israel’s Health Minister & His Wife Diagnosed With Coronavirus

Israel’s Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and his wife were diagnosed with the coronavirus, according to an announcement made by the Health Ministry.

Health Minister Yaakov Lizman
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Pakistani court overturns conviction in death of Daniel Pearl

The murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the 2002 kidnapping and killing of journalist Daniel Pearl was overturned by a court in Pakistan on Thursday.

Dr. Judea Pearl, father of American journalist Daniel Pearl, who was killed by terrorists in 2002, speaks in Miami Beach, Fla in 2007. A Pakistani court on Thursday, April 2, 2020, overturned the murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street journalist Daniel Pearl. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
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Coronavirus cases reach 1 million worldwide, death toll hits 50K

More than 1 million people worldwide have confirmed cases of the coronavirus, according to the latest data.

Medical staff in full protective gear carry a patient on a stretcher down a street in Naples. -REUTERS
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2000 Residents From Maradana Isolated

Nearly, 2000 persons residing in the Arnold Ratnayake Mawatha in Maradana, Colombo 10 have been isolated and quarantined in their own houses today.

146 positive cases detected
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Third COVID – 19 Death in Sri Lanka

A 72-year-old COVID-19 infected patient died at the IDH, Angoda, on Wednesday evening(1), bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to three in Sri Lanka, official sources said.

Third COVID – 19 Death in Sri Lanka
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