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Sri Lanka to Reopen Churches on Friday

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s health officials say places of worship that have remained closed for the past three months can reopen starting Friday subject to social distancing guidelines.

Director General of Health Services Anil Jasinghe said Wednesday that 50 people can congregate at any place of worship keeping their distance both indoors and outdoors. Sri Lanka says no COVID-19 patients have been reported outside known clusters for the past month. The country has reported 1,859 patients with 11 deaths.

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PORTLAND, Ore. — A ruling by a state court judge placed Oregon's tough new voter-approved gun law on hold late Tuesday, just hours after a federal court judge allowed the ban on the sale and transfer of high-capacity magazines to take effect this week.

JERUSALEM — Israel's ties to the Jewish American community, one of its closest and most important allies, are about to be put to the test, with Israel's emerging far-right government on a collision course with Jews in the United States.

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