The Daily Populous

Sunday April 21st, 2019 day edition

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22 victims are believed to be foreigners based on the colour of their skin – Foreign Secretary.

5.00: 7 individuals have been arrested in connection to the explosions across the country.

4.30: US President Donald Trump has commented on the SL explosions on Easter Sunday.

While condemning the terror attack, Modi noted that these attacks were another grim reminder of the more serious challenge posed by terrorism.

PM Modi had renewed his offer of all possible help and assistance to Sri Lanka.

4.03: President of the EU Commission responds to the explosions in Sri Lanka.

While assuring that security has been tightened around the country, the state minister vowed to bring those responsible before the law. »

Amy Klobuchar has voted to confirm nearly two-thirds of Trump’s judicial nominees

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has supported more of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees than the other Democratic senators running for president as well as some three-quarters of her Democratic Senate colleagues.

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) has matched Klobuchar by voting “yes” for 55 of Trump’s 87 judicial nominees who were later confirmed.

Klobuchar is also an outlier in the crowded field of contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. »

F.B.I. Arrests Leader of Right-Wing Militia That Detained Migrants in New Mexico

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ALBUQUERQUE — The F.B.I. on Saturday arrested the leader of a right-wing militia that was detaining migrant families at gunpoint near the border in southern New Mexico, as the group faced a torrent of criticism for its tactics.

“This is a dangerous felon who should not have weapons around children and families,” Mr. Balderas said. »

'Spider-Man: Far from Home' Will End Phase 3 of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Not Begin Phase 4, Says Marvel's Kevin Feige

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Marvel Studios President, Kevin Feige has revealed that the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s third phase will conclude with Spider-Man: Far From Home, set to release on July 2.

However, when Feige was asked this weekend about Far From Home during an interview at a Shanghai-based fan event for Endgame, the Marvel Studios president bluntly stated, “It’s the end of the third phase.”

After the action-dense, death-filled, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel released the comparatively lightweight Ant-Man before moving onto the MCU’s third phase. »

Stonehenge: DNA reveals origin of builders

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The ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean before reaching Britain, a study has shown.

Researchers compared DNA extracted from Neolithic human remains found across Britain with that of people alive at the same time in Europe.

DNA reveals that Neolithic Britons were largely descended from groups who took the Mediterranean route, either hugging the coast or hopping from island-to-island on boats. »