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Police arrest fifth suspect in deadly Manchester Arena attack

The Palace of Westminster, which houses the British Parliament, was also closed to all those without passes, and tours and events there canceled until further notice. Callimachi's sources told her he went to Turkey. "And as I've said, it continues at a pace". BRITISH security forces raided a building in central Manchester yesterday as they investigated "a network" of people allegedly behind the city's concert bombing.

My son is innocent, says father of alleged Manchester bomber

She said she plans to "make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure". Manchester's police chief said on Wednesday Abedi was part of a network , and media have reported that authorities suspect he received help constructing the bomb and planning the attack .

BBC Radio Studios in Manchester Evacuated

This is the moment BBC Radio 5Live was evacuated live on air by before 2pm this afternoon. The evacuation of the building in MediCityUK, Salford Quays took place at 2.05pm BST and lasted around fifteen minutes, according to a statement from the BBC.

Reporter says GOP candidate body-slammed him

Polls close in less than 20 hours. The Republican National Committee paid for the ad and is using live callers to comply with state law . Jacobs broke the news of the incident on Twitter, saying, " Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses".

Trump held first face-to-face talks with Pope Francis

Francis gave Trump a medal featuring an olive branch. VATICAN CITY (AP) - President Donald Trump and Pope Francis , two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.

Trump on Manchester attack: Those responsible are 'evil losers'

But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who spoke before Mr. Trump , fiercely criticized Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , saying he hopes he heeds the moral principles the USA president has laid out on this trip.

Ariana Grande suspends tour following bombing at Manchester Arena concert

The O2 shows this week have been cancelled as well as all shows through June 5 in Switzerland. Investigators are hunting for clues on whether suicide bomber Salman Abedi , a British national, acted alone or was part of a larger network.

Israel marks 50 years of 'united Jerusalem', but city struggles

While Jerusalem Day is a holiday in Israel , Palestinians call it the Naksa, or "setback". Israeli right-wingers celebrated US President Donald Trump's visit after he made no mention of the two-state solution, but a lack of specifics on how he would resolve the conflict with the Palestinians raised concerns.

Ariana Grande suspends her tour after deadly attack

An armed raid was also carried out in Manchester city centre yesterday, during which police said a nearby railway line had to be "briefly closed". Greater Manchester chief constable Ian Hopkins said: 'It's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating'.

House Intelligence Committee likely to issue subpoena for Flynn

The House Intelligence Committee will subpoena former Trump adviser Michael Flynn after he refused to cooperate with the panel's investigation into Trump campaign ties with Russian Federation. Before the April request, Flynn said through a statement from his lawyer that he wouldn't submit to questioning from the committee "without assurances against unfair prosecution".

Manchester police hunt 'network' behind bomber

Rudd said Britain's increased official threat level will remain at "critical" as the investigation proceeds and won't be lowered until security services are convinced there is no active plot in place. Other victims who've been identified range from teenagers to a Polish couple, Angelika and Marcin Klis, who came to the venue to pick up their daughters.

British PM to cut short G7 trip after Manchester attack

The suspected suicide bomber has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi , the son of refugees from Libya. In the wake of the horrific event at her concert in Manchester , Ariana Grande will reportedly be suspending her tour , at least through the June 5 date.

Merkel to host Macron for talks Monday, spokesman say

Macron will visit French troops overseas "very quickly" after the Berlin meeting. Merkel and her government had thrown their support behind the centrist Macron against far-right and anti-EU challenger Marine Le Pen during the election campaign.

Man United wins Europa League and qualifies for 2018 Champions League

Two days later one of the English city's two Premier League clubs beat Ajax 2-0 to lift the Europa League trophy for the first time, and after full-time French midfielder Pogba paid tribute to those who had lost their lives. "We're teeing ourselves up for a good pre-season and who knows next year?" he said. But these are not certain yet as we don't know which teams will make it through qualifiers.

Ariana Grande Postpones World Tour After Manchester Concert Attack

In Libya, authorities arrested Abedi's father and younger brother. He declined to give further details on the investigation. Salman Abedi is understood to be a 22-year-old born in Manchester to parents of Libyan descent, and a former University of Salford student.

Montana candidate allegedly 'body-slammed' reporter

He is facing singer and Democratic candidate Rob Quist. "The last guy that came in here did the same thing". "I heard the crash and saw his feet fly", she told MSNBC. The paper went on to say Gianforte "lacks the experience, brains and abilities to effectively represent Montana in any elected office". Gianforte has been charged with misdemeanor assault in relation to the incident.

Twitter Roasts Ben Carson For Saying Poverty Is A 'State Of Mind'

Carson says he has a plan for eventually changing the name to "Housing and Community Development" to reflect the agency's broad mission, which extends beyond cities and urban areas and deep into small towns and rural areas. "It can provide the ladder of opportunity, it can provide the mechanism that will demonstrate to them what can be done". The cuts would end popular grants that facilitate first-time home ownership and revitalize economically distressed communities, including the Community ...

Supreme Court 'no' to urgent hearing on plea to conduct NEET afresh

The Court has issued an interim order directing CBSE to withhold the marks as no judgment has been passed on the petition that claims that the NEET exam was not conducted uniformly across the country. The High Court, on Monday sought the CBSE's stand on a plea to cancel the test held for selection of candidates for undergraduate medical and dental courses.

Pennsylvania Senate OKs internet play for casinos, lottery

What it will look like in the final bill is still up in the air. It also got the approval and moved right along through the Senate Appropriations Committee the same day. Given that hefty front load, it's hard to imagine that more than a couple of operators would be willing to offer online poker to Pennsylvania residents.

Iran claims third underground missile production site built

The semi-official Fars news agency on Thursday quoted the chief of paramilitary's airspace division, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, as saying the force will "continue to develop our missile capacity" and that US concerns over the country's ballistic program are of no significance to Iran.

Pak claims Indian Army fired on United Nations military observer group at LoC

They also claimed that the video has clear visibility of editing marks, and therefore, must be deemed to be unreliable and incorrect. In the past also, the Indian side had claimed of carrying out surgical strikes inside Pakistan but failed to provide any evidence in this regard and resultantly the claim made the country a laughing stock in the world.

Supreme Court strikes down redrawn North Carolina districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders

Until that day comes, we fear North Carolina's redistricting plans will have plenty more court dates, regardless of whether the General Assembly is controlled by Republicans or by Democrats. Redrawing electoral maps to gain political advantage - a practice known as gerrymandering - is a long-used tool by U.S. political parties. Copyright 2017 NPR.

Ousted South Korean President Park goes on trial

Handcuffed, Park arrived at the Seoul Central District Court around 9:10 a.m. for her trial's first hearing. Prosecutors indicted Park for allegedly pressing big companies into donating tens of millions of dollars for the launches of two non-profit foundations controlled by her friend.

Lance Armstrong Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend

YES!" he captioned a pic of the couple on a boat in Lake Austin , Texas . Armstrong and Hansen have been dating for almost 10 years and have two children together - a 7-year-old son and a 6-year-old daughter. Speaking of his country singer ex, he admitted to Howard Stern , "It was a good ride". The couple met through charity work and started dating nine years ago.

Mourinho reacts to winning Europa League final

With injury having prematurely curtailed Zlatan Ibrahimovic's season, United seem likely to move for a new striker and Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann continues to flutter his eyelashes in their direction. "It was unbelievable", the ex-England defender told BBC Radio 5 live. "I think it would be special". "It'll provide extra motivation to represent the city and to hopefully bring the trophy back with us", he says.

Manchester bombing suspect's father says son is innocent

Under normal circumstances, he said, Abedi may have been able to travel to the United States because he was from Britain, a visa-waiver country, but he would have been subjected to a background check via the US government's Electronic System for Travel Authorization, or ESTA.

Father of alleged Manchester bomber arrested

Salman Abedi , a 22-year-old British citizen born to Libyan parents, died in the attack, which targeted Grande's young fans as they left the indoor arena. The New York Times has released detailed images of the blast scene which it says were gathered by British authorities. "The issue is being raised at every relevant level by the British authorities with their United States counterparts", the source added.

Fired FBI director James Comey to testify in Russian meddling probe

That's now the third reason offered for Comey's firing. "They also grilled him on the timeline of his controversial memo that Trump used as a rationale for sacking Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey last week, with two senators saying Rosenstein acknowledged he knew before writing his brief that the president was going to fire Comey".

Ariana Grande suspends European tour after Manchester attack

When arrested he is reported to have said: "I have ideology with my brother". Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham described the ongoing leaks as "arrogant, wrong and disrespectful" and told Newsnight that he had complained to the U.S.

The House Intel Committee Is Planning to Subpoena Mike Flynn

The attorneys said that Flynn had chose to avail himself of Fifth Amendment protection and refuse to provide documents requested by the Senate and considered to be relevant to its own investigation into the Russian matter. "We're doing things we need to be doing" in the investigation, Schiff said. "We'd like him to tell his story because he publicly said 'I've got a story to tell.' We're allowing him that opportunity to do it".

'Irritating': UK scolds United States officials who leaked name of Manchester attacker

She said up to 3,800 soldiers would be deployed on Britain's streets, freeing up police officers to carry out patrols and investigatory work. The official threat level was raised to its highest point following the suicide bombing . "There is damage to major organs, major injuries in terms of limbs and some of these individuals are going to need very long term care and support".

Ariana Grande reportedly offers to pay for funerals of Manchester bomb victims

Images obtained by The New York Times newspaper showed a detonator that bomber Salman Abedi was said to have carried in his left hand, shrapnel including nuts and screws, and the shredded remains of a blue backpack. "This act of cowardice has no place in our religion", said Fawzi Haffar, a trustee at the Didsbury mosque. The Manchester attack underscores terror threats on Western targets remain real, U.S.

Trump open to engagement with North Korea under right conditions

A unification ministry spokesman in Seoul said Wednesday that the lines haven't technically been cut, but North Korean officials have not responded to near daily calls from their counterparts in the South. Ahead of an emergency meeting by the UN Security Council in NY on Tuesday, U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley hinted that the U.S. would be pushing for new sanctions against North Korea, and that the U.S.

Manchester bomber 'likely' had accomplices, United Kingdom minister says

Britain raised its threat level from terrorism to "critical" late Tuesday amid concerns that Abedi may have accomplices who are planning another attack. Hardy said he was shocked that "families and children were attacked and murdered in a place where they should be safe and enjoying a concert". Her French counterpart, Gerard Collomb said that he did have links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria as well.

Pope risks joke about Trump's size

In a lighter moment, Francis referred to Trump's imposing bulk by asking his wife Melania, "What do you feed him on?" In a broad statement, the Vatican said the two leaders had "cordial discussions" about worldwide affairs, "with particular reference to the situation in the Middle East and the protection of Christian communities".

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