Ariana Grande concert scheduled for Auckland may still happen

Although the explosions sparked screaming and panic among the concert crowd, a spokesman for the singer said she was not hurt. More than 200 people were injured, though no one was killed. "We're just lucky to have gotten away safely", she said. A "huge bomb-like bang" is heard at the arena. Calvin Welsford, 18, from Bristol told the BBC: "It nearly sounded like a gunshot".

Death toll at Manchester concert reaches 22

In addition to numerous fatalities, police say over 50 people were injured when an explosion hit outside the Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande gig. "Please avoid the area as first-responders work tirelessly at the scene", the police said. Video from inside the arena showed people screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons.

Conservatives' election lead halved

The Prime Minister denied that she had rewritten the Conservative manifesto . "Nothing has changed, nothing has changed, we are offering a long-term solution for the sustainability of social care for the future", she said , shaking her head and raising her voice as it was described as a u-turn by journalists.

Trump's speech draws mixed reaction from Muslim world

The America-first president called on Muslim leaders there to eliminate what he calls the "foot soldiers of evil". Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, at the start of his first trip overseas as president, has produced a number of statements that run counter to the harsh, anti-Muslim rhetoric from his 2016 campaign.

Modi condemns terror attack at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

But especially when there are so many children tonight. "Some were young kids, some were disabled people". 'Australia stands with Britain in resolute solidarity - partners in freedom's cause'. Ellie Goulding, Cher (fresh from a big night at the Billboard Awards) and Katy Perry were among others to tweet their support. "We are now treating this as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise", Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police said in a statement .

With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia as part of a nine-day, five-country swing that will also take in parts of Europe on Saturday. US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a photo with an unidentified man after taking part in the group photo during the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017.

United States pop star's concert in Manchester ends in blood, horror

Manchester Police also said emergency workers responded to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena just before 10:35 p.m. Police cars, bomb-disposal units and 60 ambulances raced to the scene as the scale of the carnage became clear. broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words. Police have now confirmed it was not a suspicious item. "Terrible incident in Manchester".

Ariana Grande, an anodyne teen favourite hit by tragedy

The blast occurred at 10:35pm, right after American pop star Ariana Grande had wrapped up her concert at the 21,000-seat arena. Nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured in a blast at Manchester Arena , police have said. On social media , people shared videos of people rushing from the arena and ambulances arriving. Campaigning for the UK's general election has been suspended by all parties as a result of the attack.

Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after Manchester 'terrorist attack'

Nineteen people have been confirmed dead and more than 50 injured, according to the Greater Manchester Police. He added: "This is an attack on innocents". While reports say that eyewitnesses thought of it to be balloons bursting, there was chaos soon as people realised it was a blast. The 23-year-old Grande, with her signature high ponytail, went on to also star in spinoffs that included "iCarly", as she worked to develop her recording career.

N. Korea Vows to Boost Nuclear Deterrence

The North's reaction indicates it will not give up its nuclear weapons despite assurance by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Washington has no intention to seek regime change in North Korea. Inter-Korean cooperation and exchanges have been put on hold for years as North Korea has continued to press ahead with its nuclear and missile programs.

Manchester locals offer shelter, food to concertgoers after possible 'terrorist incident'

Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage), who led the anti-immigration UK Independence Party through Britain's divisive vote to leave the European Union tweeted: "Horrified at the bombing in Manchester ". Online, supporters of the extremist Islamic State group, which holds territory in Iraq's Mosul and around its de facto capital in the Syrian city of Raqqa, celebrated the blast.

Manchester Arena, Near Heart of City, Is One of Europe's Largest

Video from inside the arena showed people screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons. Through tears, Campbell said she didn't know how anyone could do this to "innocent children". Police have publicized a hotline number for families to call if they can't reach someone who was there. In 2015, Pakistani student Abid Naseer was convicted in a U.S.

Trump says 'rare opportunity' exists for peace

On Monday in Jerusalem , he will pray at the Western Wall and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. "I will discuss with President Trump ways to strengthen even further the first and strongest alliance with the US", Netanyahu told his weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem , Xinhua reported.

Ariana Grande, politicians express shock and grief following explosion

May will chair an emergency Cobra meeting on Tuesday following the blast. A spokesman for Ariana Grande , 23, said the singer was "okay". Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected.? A Twitter user tweeted photos of those who have been reported missing and others who have been found.

Manchester terror attack: What we know

Greater Manchester Police say they are working with national police and intelligence agencies in what is being treated as a terrorist incident. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. It was about 40 feet behind us, near one of the exits. On March 22, five people were killed and more than 50 injured when a man drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in central London, before crashing into the fence surrounding parliament.

NY steps up security after Manchester concert blast

This was a slight fall compared to the previous year, but the number remained high compared with other recent years. At least 60 ambulances attended the scene of the blast, as over 240 distress calls were received. "Ariana is OK. We are further investigating what happened", he said. May, who faces an election in two-and-a-half weeks, said her thoughts were with the victims and their families.

North Korea says it will mass-produce ballistic missile

An MRBM has a range of 500-1,500 miles and a missile with the range of 1,500-3,400 km is usually categorized as an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM). Leader Kim Jong-un, who personally directed the launch, was deeply satisfied with the results, calling it "perfect", according to KCNA . Now that its tactical and technical data met the requirements of the ruling Workers' Party, Kim declared the Pukguksong-2 "should be rapidly mass-produced in a serial way to arm" the Korean People's ...

Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

After Israel and the Palestinian territories, Trump will head to the Vatican along with Brussels and Italy for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 meetings. But it's certainly more progress than the Middle East has seen in a long, long time. He's trying to reach out to as many people as possible. Israel considers the entire city to be its capita while the worldwide community says the future of east Jerusalem , claimed by the Palestinians, must be resolved through negotiations.

Korea fires at N. Korea after object crosses border

The technology was developed based on the Pukguksong-1 submarine-based ballistic missile. The new missile can not reach the USA base in Guam but has all US military bases in Japan, including Kadena Air Base on Okinawa, within range. That saw a medium-range Pukguksong-2, which Pyongyang said used solid fuel, travel around 500 kilometres. "The Trump administration would be well advised to lend an ear to the voices of concern that are heard from the US and the worldwide community", North ...

No politician treated 'more unfairly' Trump says as he slams critics

For the last 48 hours, the administration's been pummeled by negative news stories. The comment was a clear reference to the fact that Trump's White House is now besieged by bipartisan questions about his alleged request that former FBI Director James Comey to halt an investigation into his former top national security aide.

Corbyn: Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "Money talks, and in little over 24 hours since Labour launched their manifesto we've seen their biggest and most positive shift in odds in weeks". things can happen". Mr Corbyn was quoted as saying earlier in the campaign that he would stay on whatever the result of the election, citing the mandate he has from his leadership victories in 2015 and 2016.

See the Highlights of President Trump's First Trip Abroad

Trump used his visit to Riyadh to bolster US ties with Arab and Islamic nations, announce $110 billion in USA arms sales to Saudi Arabia, and send Iran a tough message. "But we need two willing parties", he said then. Whether or not this gambit gives breathing room for the United States and Israel, it certainly sets the stage for greater tension, particularly with Washington lining up a $ 110 billion arms package for the Saudis that will ostensibly boost job creation in America.

May forced into U-turn as poll lead halves

Labour challenged the Prime Minister to rule out targeting other pensioner benefits after the Tory manifesto commitment to means-test the winter fuel payment worth up to £300 to older voters. Chris Ham, chief executive of The King's Fund, said: "Instead of fundamental reform, these proposals involve tinkering with a broken system and do not provide the sustainable solution that is desperately needed".

Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers

In the case of former lobbyists, they could not work on the same regulatory issues they had been involved in. "The White House takes its ethics pledge and federal conflict of interest rules very seriously". While each administration has the authority to grant waivers, there should be some central repository for the public to learn when an employee has been granted one, said Sean Moulton, the open government program manager at the Project on Government Oversight in Washington.

Will Trump visit help the Middle East peace process?

The president reportedly shared intelligence information from Israel about ISIS to the Russians. "The majority of people in Israel , unlike the media, they love us, so we tell them how you are great, and they love you", she said, the Washington Post reported .

Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

It has nothing to do with country. This is Donald Trump's first overseas visit and his speech was the highlight of his two-day visit. " Iran - fresh from real elections - attacked by POTUS in that bastion of democracy & moderation", he tweeted.

Mexican mob attacks Russian man in Cancun over insults

Blurry footage of the attack circulated widely on Mexican media on Saturday. In the videos published by Mexican media, the voices of the attackers can be heard shouting "You are going to die" and "I'll cut your head" as they approached Makeev.

United Kingdom police: 19 killed, around 50 injured after explosion at Grande concert

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he was ordering additional patrols at "high-profile locations" including airports and the subway "out of an abundance of caution" after the assault at the show by USA pop star Ariana Grande . - The US Department of Homeland Security said it was closely monitoring the situation in Manchester, England. "As I turned around, boom, one loud noise", she told Sky News.

Trump arrives in Israel, hoping to rekindle peace process

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100mn to a women's business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who on Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh . Trump placing a wreath on a grave engraved with the words: "Obama's Policies". However, after he was sworn in as the president, he refrained from using harsh discourse against the Arabs, even choosing to exclude Saudi Arabia from the list of Muslim countries against which Trump's administration had planned ...

Syrian Kurdish official praises United States decision to provide arms

Unnerved by the Kurdish advances along the border, Turkey sent troops into Syria past year to help allied Syrian forces battle IS and block the SDF. The Trump administration has left Ankara with few options other than intensified military action against a Kurdish force that Turkey considers a "direct national security threat", he said.

Condemnation Of Manchester Terror Attack

Police confirmed the attacker died at the arena. "If they have anything to report, they should approach the police". Official sources in New Delhi said they were ascertaining if there were any Indian casualties in the blast. United's next opponents Ajax tweeted: "From Amsterdam with love to Manchester. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this tragedy", the post says.

Jeff Radebe apologises, via spokesman, for sex text scandal

The Sunday Times reported at the weekend, Radebe, 65, had sent improper messages to the presidential photographer from the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) requesting pictures of her private parts. It is alleged that Mbambani was suspended for her style of dress by the GCIS. She sent one of herself fully clothed, with the words: "You making me shy now".

Georgia loses recruit in class of 2018

This will be a very important summer for me and I look forward to it. He now holds offers from Alabama , LSU , Miami, and Michigan State among others. When he committed to UGA in January, he was ranked as the No. 15 inside linebacker and the No. 488 recruit overall. Georgia has two known commitments now for 2018: three-star cornerback Chris Smith from Hapeville Charter and two-star kicker Jake Camarda of Norcross.

Police block march of Venezuelan 'abuelitos' protesting medical shortages

Numerous elderly marchers said it made them angry to see a once prosperous nation devolve into a country with triple-digit inflation, shortages of basic necessities such as food and medicine and one of the world's highest homicide rates. Hundreds have been hurt and arrested. The opposition maintains state security and civilian-armed pro-government groups known as "colectivos" are responsible for the bloodshed.

Lindsey Graham: 'Surprised' Comey Will Testify Before Senate Intel Committee

The report was published just as Mr Trump took off on a flight to the Middle East for the first leg of his first foreign tour as president. Among Trump's senior White House advisers are several former campaign officials, including his son-in-law Jared Kushner , Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Kellyanne Conway .

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