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UPDATE 9-Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

* Condemnation pours in from around the world (Adds information on foreign nationals killed, warning government had of attack, Modi comments, adds other detail) JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/ju1uNDqjnz0/update-9-bombs-kill-more-than-200-in-sri-lankan-churches-hotels-on-easter-sunday-idUSL3N223021

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Three keep perfect record

Three keep perfect record

Three Barbadians have perfect records after the third round of games in the eighth CARIFTA Chess Championships in Curaçao yesterday. Kyle Sandiford, in his first outing in the Under-20 Open category,…

JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239402/perfect-recordhttp://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239402/perfect-record

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Toni ready to transform Oistins Festival

Toni ready to transform Oistins Festival

Being creative isn’t a hobby for Toni Thorne. It’s a way of life. Everything she does is in some way associated with the creative industry and more often than not, everything she touches turns to gold….

JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239401/toni-ready-transform-oistins-festivalhttp://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239401/toni-ready-transform-oistins-festival

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Sri Lanka blocks social media sites after deadly explosions

The government of Sri Lanka has temporarily blocked access to several social media services following deadly explosions that ripped through the country, killing at least 207 people and injuring hundreds more. Eight bombings were reported, including during Easter services at three churches, on the holiest weekend of the Christian calendar. In a brief statement, the […]

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Week-in-Review: is Samsung unfolding another flop?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Samsung tries to deliver a big innovation and fails miserably. A big story this week on TechCrunch was that in the buildup to the release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, potentially one of the weirdest, most innovative, most expensive phones shipped in the past decade, there are […]

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The UK’s latest list of most hacked passwords is as bad as you’d think

Names, soccer players, musicians and fictional characters make up some of the worst passwords of the year, according to the U.K. government’s National Cyber Security Center. But nothing beats “123456” as the worst password of all. It’s no shock to any seasoned security pro. For years, the six-digit password has been donned the worst password […]

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Abu Dhabi outperforms on financials and real estate, most Gulf markets rise

Abu Dhabi stocks outperformed Gulf markets on Sunday on expectations that banks and real estate companies will benefit from new rules which would allow foreigners to own land and property in investment areas on a freehold basis. The Abu Dhabi index rose 1 percent, lifted by RAK Properties, up 2.7 percent, and Aldar Properties , […]

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UPDATE 8-Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

* Condemnation pours in from around the world (Adds nationalities of some of the dead) JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/q5V8PJpPEhc/update-8-bombs-kill-more-than-200-in-sri-lankan-churches-hotels-on-easter-sunday-idUSL3N223021