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Four Americans are confirmed to have been killed in last week’s terror attacks in Brussels, the State Department said late yesterday. Today, Belgium’s health minister said that the death toll from the coordinated bombings at the airport and the Maelbeek subway station had increased to 35 after four people succumbed to their injuries. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks, which also injured at least 270 others.
There was an explosion during an Easter celebration in Pakistan yesterday. It took the lives of at least 70 people and injured 300. A spokesman for a breakaway faction of the Taliban has claimed responsibility and says that they were deliberately targeting Christians.
A 7-year-old girl in Britain died Saturday when the bouncy castle she was playing in was swept away by a strong gust of wind and landed at the bottom of a hill. Two people were arrested on charges of manslaughter.
The University of Washington women’s basketball team is back in Seattle after advancing to the Final Four for the first time in school history. Historic win: UW women beat Stanford 85-76 to reach Final Four.