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Blast near tourist bus injures at least 17 in Egypt        Bravo, Pollard named in W Indies reserve players list for World Cup 2019        Opposition unity: Naidu meets Akhilesh, Mayawati over opposition unity post LS polls        I could be assassinated like Indira Gandhi, BJP after my life: Kejriwal        LS polls candidate attacked in Kerala        UK gets new weapons act, secures Sikh right to carry kirpans        Austrian far-right leader resigns over ''Ibiza affair''        Kedar Jadhav declared fit for 2019 World Cup        Bayern roll 5-1 over Frankfurt to clinch their 7th successive Bundesliga title        Modi is an actor, says Priyanka; compares him to Asrani in Sholay        Every religion has its own terrorist: Kamal Haasan        Modi locked up entire cabinet before demonetisation: Rahul        Afghan security forces killed in US strike in Helmand        Trump says he hopes for no war as US-Iran tensions escalate        Irfan Pathan becomes first Indian to enroll for Caribbean Premier League Players Draft        Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape victim; says she will get justice        EC orders repolling in four booths in Kasaragod, Kannur on May 19        Cong not averse to supporting regional party leader for PM post: Ghulam Nabi        Pragya Thakur apologises for calling Godse a ''patriot''        Iran''s Zarif says ''no possibility'' of talks with US: Kyodo        
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International News
Brazil school shooting leaves 10 dead Sao Paulo
 
At least 10 people were killed and many more injured in a school shooting in Brazil''s largest city Sao Paulo on Wednesday. Among the dead are seven students, a woman and the two shooters, who killed themselves at the scene, authorities said. The shocking attack took place at 9:30 a.m. local time (1230 GMT) at the Raul Brasil Public School in the Jardim Emperador neighborhood of Suzano, a community located within the greater metropolitan area of Sao Paulo.

Initial reports said eight people were killed, but the death toll rose as several succumbed to their injuries after 17 people were wounded and taken to hospital. The attackers used firearms and knives, sparking a stampede as panicked students ran for cover. A bomb squad was dispatched to the school, as witnesses reported seeing the two attackers enter the premises carrying a large bundle of cables and feared it could contain explosives. Parents and neighbors desperate for news arrived at the school. "These are the worst scenes I have ever seen in my life," Sao Paulo state Governor Joao Doria told reporters at the scene, adding the priority was to attend to the victims and their families.

Military Police spokesperson Cibele da Silva said there were "several injured people who were taken to two area hospitals," some in serious condition. Nearly 1,000 students attend the elementary and junior high school in two shifts.


Blast near tourist bus injures at least 17 in Egypt
UK gets new weapons act, secures Sikh right to carry kirpans
Austrian far-right leader resigns over ''Ibiza affair''
Afghan security forces killed in US strike in Helmand
Trump says he hopes for no war as US-Iran tensions escalate
Iran''s Zarif says ''no possibility'' of talks with US: Kyodo
Theresa May to confirm resignation date in June
US imposes visa restrictions on three senior Pakistani officials
Iran's supreme leader makes uranium enrichment threat
Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law arrested in Pakistan
Several arrested as parts of Lanka remain under indefinite curfew after communal riots
Yemeni drones launch retaliatory raids against vital Saudi facilities: Al-Masirah
11 small Thai parties support army-backed candidate for PM
African police arrest 20 for suspected double voting in elections
At least 5 killed, over a dozen buried in mine collapse in western Indonesia
Lankan Catholics hold first Sunday mass since Easter attacks
5 persons, 3 militants killed in Gwadar hotel attack; Defence forces clear hotel of IEDs
Gunmen kill six during Catholic mass in Burkina Faso
Armed militants storm 5-star hotel in Pakistan''s Gwadar port city, 1 killed: police
Bangladesh police arrest 4 Indians
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Cate Blanchett, Yvonne Strahovski to star in 'Stateless'
 Los Angeles: Cate Blanchett is set to feature in Australian TV psychological drama "Stateless".
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India moots tax breaks, refunds for foreign film units
To attack Vidyasagar is to attack Bangla language: Mahesh Bhatt
KERALA NEWS
LS polls candidate attacked in Kerala
 Kannur: Independent candidate from Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency and former CPI(M) local leader CO
Two women abort their plan to enter Lord Ayyappa temple Sabarimala
Kerala CM meets CEOs of leading business firms in Switzerland
Elephant to undergo medical test for Thrissur 'pooram'
NATIONAL NEWS
Opposition unity: Naidu meets Akhilesh, Mayawati over opposition unity post LS polls
 Lucknow: Telugu Desam Party chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu rushed to Luck
Modi is an actor, says Priyanka; compares him to Asrani in Sholay
Every religion has its own terrorist: Kamal Haasan
Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape victim; says she will get justice
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