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Sri Lankan Parliament dissolved, elections set for April

Sri Lankan Parliament dissolved, elections set for April

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's president dissolved Parliament ahead of schedule on Monday and set new elections for April in which he aims to secure a strong majority allowing him to push for constitutional changes to increase presidential powers.
Klobuchar is ending her presidential bid, will endorse Biden

Klobuchar is ending her presidential bid, will endorse Biden

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday and plans to endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice-president's White House bid.
Opera union board member alleges coverup in Domingo scandal

Opera union board member alleges coverup in Domingo scandal

SAN FRANCISCO — A senior member of the main U.S. union that represents opera performers resigned Monday, accusing the leadership of a coverup in its investigation into accusations of sexual harassment against superstar Plácido Domingo.
Long-rumoured Woody Allen memoir coming in April

Long-rumoured Woody Allen memoir coming in April

NEW YORK — A memoir by Woody Allen, rumoured for years and once thought unpublishable in the #MeToo era, is coming out next month.
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died

Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died

BOSTON — Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric Co. into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate and parlayed his legendary business acumen into a retirement career as a corporate leadership guru, has died. He was 84.
Nik vs. the volcano: How Wallenda is prepping for new stunt

Nik vs. the volcano: How Wallenda is prepping for new stunt

NEW YORK — Intense heat, poisonous gasses, molten lava — the conditions for Nik Wallenda’s latest tightrope walk are downright hellish, and that’s just the way he wants it.
Factories expand despite virus, though deliveries slow

Factories expand despite virus, though deliveries slow

WASHINGTON — American factories expanded in February for the second straight month, despite disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The winning streak, however, may prove short-lived.
Q&A: What's next for the Tokyo Olympics as virus spreads?

Q&A: What's next for the Tokyo Olympics as virus spreads?

TOKYO — The spreading virus from China has been reported in more than 60 countries and puts the Tokyo Olympics at risk. The Olympics are to open on July 24 — less than five months away. The Paralympics follow on Aug. 25.
Trump campaign looks to the skies to reach voters via blimp

Trump campaign looks to the skies to reach voters via blimp

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s campaign is planning to fly a blimp over swing states to get its message out — and to collect reams of data.

Spielberg daughter arrested on domestic charge in Tennessee

NASHVILLE — An adopted daughter of film director Steven Spielberg was arrested in Tennessee in a domestic incident involving her boyfriend, police said. Mikaela Spielberg, 23, was charged with domestic assault causing bodily injury early Saturday.