Former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the 'soul of this nation' at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.
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Hundreds of Canadian military personnel have fanned out across Quebec and New Brunswick, filling sandbags and aiding evacuations.
Sri Lankan media has broadcast security footage they say shows a suspected suicide bomber in the Easter Sunday attacks.
Played at Lunar New Year and other gatherings, mahjong has become a symbol of friendship and family bonds but it's a dying craft in an era of mass-produced tiles for the table-top game, popular in southern China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.