The Top Stories on the Internet Today (Tuesday April

April 23, 2019

Here are today’s top headlines.

Sri Lanka attack death toll rises to 290: Live updates

What we’re covering here What we’re covering here What’s happening: The death toll from a wave of bombings across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday increased to 290 on Monday as authorities arrested 24 people in connection with the attacks. Who carried out the attacks: No group has yet claimed responsibility and the police investigation is ongoing.

Danish retail billionaire loses 3 children in Sri Lanka attacks

Three children of retail billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen were killed in the attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday, according to a spokesperson for his company.

Democrats wrestle with impeachment question

Democrats are still grasping for an effective response to Robert Mueller’s report after leaving an opening for President Donald Trump to mount a furious and fact-twisting weekend victory lap.

Harry and Meghan could ‘move to Africa’ after birth of baby

Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, could be planning to move to Africa after the upcoming birth of their first child, according to reports in British newspaper The Sunday Times.

Tesla investigates after car appears to explode in China

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

The most commonly hacked passwords, revealed

A survey has revealed that the internet’s most vulnerable passwords are 123456, plus codes using names, sports teams and swear words.

Juventus crowned Serie A champions as Cristiano Ronaldo makes history

Juventus came from behind to beat Fiorentina and create Serie A history, while Cristiano Ronaldo made some history of his own.

Volodymyr Zelensky played Ukraine’s president on TV. Now it’s a reality

He played a president on television. Now he’s getting a shot at his biggest role yet.

Indonesia’s posh private island getaways

Indonesia is home to a growing list of private island getaways, many of which are owned by high-profile moguls. Peppered across the nation of 17,000-odd islands, you’ll find Nihi Sumba, Pangkil, Pulau Joyo, Wakatobi, Nikoi and Cempedak, to name a few.

Sudan protesters cut ties with military

Protest leaders in Sudan have said they have broken off contact with the ruling military council that replaced ousted leader Omar al-Bashir. They accused it of being composed of “remnants” of Mr Bashir’s regime. Thousands of protesters have gathered outside army HQ in Khartoum for a meeting to announce a civilian council they now want to take power.

Gorillas pose for selfie with rescuers

Two gorillas have been photographed posing for a relaxed selfie with the rangers who rescued them as babies. The image was taken at a gorilla orphanage in Virunga National Park, DR Congo, where the animals were raised after poachers killed their parents.

US to end Iran oil sanctions waivers

US President Donald Trump has decided that five large countries will no longer be exempt from penalties if they continue to import Iranian oil. The White House announced that sanctions waivers for China, India, Japan, South Korea and Turkey would not be renewed when they expired on 2 May.

Since the first Earth Day, the planet’s CO2 levels have gone off the rails

When Americans celebrated the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, the planet’s atmosphere was markedly different than it is today. Nearly 50 years ago, scientists measured Earth’s levels of carbon dioxide – the planet’s most important greenhouse gas – at around 325 parts per million, or ppm.

Twitter couldn’t help but notice how horny ‘Game of Thrones’ is now

In the second episode of the final season of Game of Thrones, everyone in Winterfell was prepared to die. The Night King was fast approaching, the populace was woefully unprepared, and every named character spent what they assumed was their last night on earth being horny as heck.

‘Game of Thrones’ episode 3 promo brings the war to Winterfell

“The most heroic thing we can do now is look the truth in the face,” Sansa Stark warns in the promo for Game of Thrones episode 3. Our fave heroes don’t have a choice because the army of the dead is finally outside Winterfell’s gates.

Samsung Galaxy Fold launch may be delayed in China

It’s not clear if Samsung’s first attempt at a foldable display device is ready for primetime, but the word out of China suggests there may be some concern. The upcoming launch of the Galaxy Fold has reportedly been postponed, as have events connected to it in Hong Kong and Shanghai that were set for Tuesday and Wednesday.

YouTube app will soon return to Amazon Fire TV devices

Amazon and YouTube are buddies again, and as a result of their restored friendship, the YouTube app will soon return to Fire TV devices and Fire TV smart TVs. Similarly, Amazon’s Prime Video will also support Chromecast devices and Android TV products. YouTube will return to Fire TV devices “in the coming months” according to Amazon.

Facebook is reportedly working on an Alexa rival

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Facebook’s smart speaker didn’t ship with a rival to Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri. But the company is now working on its own digital assistant, according to a new report from CNBC.

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