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Sri Lanka attack death toll rises to 290:

Exercise increased caution in Sri Lanka due to terrorism.

Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Sri Lanka. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.

Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Sri Lanka:

  • Be aware of your surroundings when traveling to tourist locations and crowded public venues.
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and adjust your plans based on new information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Review the Crime and Safety Report for Sri Lanka.
  • US citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist

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Tesla investigates after car appears to explode in China:

Tesla is investigating after one of its vehicles appeared to explode in China.

short video of surveillance footage posted on Chinese social media site Weibo (WB) showed white smoke emerging from what looks like a white Tesla car parked at a lot in Shanghai. After a few seconds, the electric vehicle bursts into flames and the clip ends soon afterward.
The video, which was filmed just after 8.15 p.m. local time on April 21, appears to show a Tesla Model S sedan. It was posted on Chinese social media a couple of hours later and has since been shared widely.

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Woman carrying a gun and a baby tackled after threatening to blow up church:

Church members on Sunday tackled a woman carrying a baby and handgun, as she threatened to blow up the church during Easter service, San Diego Police said.

The incident occurred as law enforcement and houses of worship were on heightened alert following deadly Easter Sunday bombings in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.
San Diego Police arrived within two minutes of the first call and took the woman into custody, the department said in a statement.
The woman, in her late 20s or early 30s, walked into the auditorium of Mt. Everest Academy around noon, San Diego Police Officer Dino Delimitros said.

Matthew Joseph Erris

Florida man pretending to be a deputy tried to pull over a real detective and got arrested:

When a South Florida undercover detective almost got pulled over earlier this week, it came as a surprise that the deputy attempting to conduct the traffic stop wasn’t even a real deputy.

Despite having red and blue lights on the grill of his 2007 white Chevrolet Trailblazer, a law enforcement light bar on top of the vehicle and and a realistic-looking airsoft pistol under the front passenger seat, Matthew Joseph Erris, 26, of Dade City, was just pretending to be deputy, according to a press release from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. The county encompasses the city of Tampa.

Wu Nengji has created a mural with stills of some of the actors who feature regularly in his videos. Most are childhood friends.

From pig farmer to internet sensation: Meet the viral star hogging the limelight on a Chinese streaming app:

“I don’t want to be in this relationship anymore!”

“Why? Give me another chance!”
“I don’t like your haircut.”
This tense exchange is taking place on a country lane bordered by chili fields in rural Guangxi, a southern province in China.

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