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By The Associated Press | Updated - Apr 22nd, 2019 @ 9:41pm | Posted - Apr 21st, 2019 @ 10:41pm



MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says he doesn't believe convicted criminals in prison should be able to vote. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor said Monday at a CNN town hall that part of the punishment when someone is convicted of a crime is losing certain rights. That stands in stark contrast to the position taken earlier Monday by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who said he believes a right to vote "is inherent to our democracy," – "even for terrible people."

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A man whose Australian wife and only child died in a bomb blast in a Sri Lanka church said he walked out ahead of his family moments before the explosion. Sudesh Kolonne told Australian Broadcasting Corp. that he saw his 10-year-old daughter Alexendria dead on the floor of St. Sebastian Catholic Church. Kolonne said the family moved from the Australian city of Melbourne in 2014 to Sri Lanka, where his wife started a consultancy business.

PORAC, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers found more bodies overnight in the rubble of a supermarket that crashed down in a powerful earthquake that damaged buildings and an airport in the northern Philippines, raising the death toll to 11. The damage seemed worst in the town of Porac north of Manila. In the collapsed supermarket, rescuers were inserting tubes to help trapped people breathe. Twenty-four are missing, most of them in the supermarket.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House Counsel Don McGahn for testimony following the release of the report from special counsel Robert Mueller. Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York announced Monday that he is compelling McGahn to testify before the panel and provide documents. Nadler says McGahn is a "critical witness" about whether Trump obstructed justice in incidents described in the Mueller report.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea confirms leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin in a summit that comes at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal. North Korea has not gotten what it wants most from its recent diplomacy – namely, relief from crushing sanctions. There are indications they'll meet this week in Russia's far-eastern port of Vladivostok.

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