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Report: Over 4,300 vacate Syria displaced campSyrian state media is reporting that more than 4,300 residents of a remote displaced people's camp near the border with Jordan have returned to government-controlled areas over the last month
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In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper came up with the idea of requesting data about the government’s food assistance program. They thought the information about the $65-billion dollar-a year program, previously known as food stamps, could lead to a series of stories and help them identify possible fraud. But the government didn’t provide everything the paper wanted. Trying to get the data has taken the paper more than eight years and landed the case at the Supreme Court. (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP)
Top court skeptical of paper's argument over food stamp dataThe Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against a South Dakota newspaper seeking certain data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps
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Mexico sees homicides rise by 9.7% in first quarterMexico sees homicides rise by 9.7% in first quarter; president says murder rate is "stabilizing"
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Jerusalem says it will "fix" bigoted fliers found in schoolsThe Jerusalem municipality says it will "fix" a wave of fliers that have appeared in Jerusalem kindergartens forbidding entrance to "minorities," using a Hebrew term considered code for Arabs
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Sri Lanka victims: Citizens of at least 12 countries killedAt least 39 foreign tourists among Sri Lanka fatalities
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Relatives carry the coffin of Calistas Fernando for burial during the funerals of three people of the same family, all died at Easter Sunday bomb blast at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
The Latest: US says at least 4 Americans killed in attackThe State Department is confirming that at least four Americans were killed in a series of Easter Sunday bombings that rocked Sri Lanka
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Remains of WWII soldier identified 76 years after going MIAThe remains of a World War II soldier from Oregon who went missing in final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have been positively identified 76 years after he was listed as missing in action
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This undated photo provided by Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification shows Jody Anderson who was arrested Sunday April 21, 2019, on charges that he and another person defaced a Confederate monument in Raleigh, N.C. (Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification via AP)
2 men arrested for putting KKK hoods on Confederate statuesPolice say they arrested two people who climbed and placed Ku Klux Klan hoods on statues at a Confederate monument in North Carolina
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On Basketball: This first round sorely lacks playoff dramaOn Basketball: The good news about the NBA first round is that it'll likely be over very soon
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Sudan tensions escalate after talks with military break downTensions rise in Sudan after talks break down between protesters, military over transfer of power
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FILE - This composite sketch released July 17, 2017, by the Indiana State Police shows the man they consider the main suspect in the killings of teenage girls Liberty German, and Abigail Williams who disappeared from a hiking trail near their hometown of Delphi on Feb. 13, 2017. State Police are to make an announcement about the investigation into the 2017 killings of the two girls found dead on a hiking trail. State police say Superintendent Doug Carter will discuss how the investigation has gone in a "new direction" during a Monday April 22, 2019 news conference in Delphi. (Indiana State Police via AP, File)
Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girlsAuthorities have released video of a man suspected of killing two Indiana teenagers two years ago and urged the public to scrutinize the footage, which shows the man walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the girls visited the day they were killed
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Ohio top court to hear arguments in TV news defamation caseOhio's Supreme Court will hear arguments in an appeal involving a lawsuit that claims a television station falsely labeled three siblings as "robbers."
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