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Reported Dead Whilst 59 Sustained Injuries in Manchester Attack

The explosion, which happened in the arena's foyer area, sent panicked fans running. Manchester Evening News reported that children holding pink balloons were being led away from the scene, and that people were leaving Manchester Royal Infirmary in tears, too upset to talk, some desperately trying to find family members.

May says police believe they know identity of Manchester attacker

There are reports that a raid was carried out in the Whalley Range area of the city. British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to chair a meeting of the government's COBRA emergency committee later Tuesday. "We were making our way out and when we were right by the door there was a massive explosion and everybody was screaming", concert-goer Catherine Macfarlane told Reuters.

Ariana Grande Concert Rocked By Explosion, 19 Confirmed Dead

The explosion killed at least 19 people and injured dozens. Greater Manchester Police have raised the death toll in a blast at an Ariana Grande concert to 22. Her mother, Charlotte Campbell, said the 15-year-old attended the concert with her best friend from school. "I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to the victims and families of the deceased and my prayers to a swift recovery for the wounded".

Flynn Accused Of Lying To Get Security Clearance

Cummings' comments came as Flynn sent his own letter saying he would not comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpeona seeking documents, and would instead invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination. The committee wanted Flynn to produce any records of conversations he had with Russian officials between June 16, 2015, and January 20, 2017, and to compile a list of any contacts he had with Russian officials.

UNSC strongly condemns NK's latest missile test, warns additional sanctions

The Security Council will hold a closed-door emergency meeting today at the request of Japan, South Korea and the United States to discuss further action in response to the latest missile test. It was the eighth ballistic missile launch by the North this year and came only one week after it launched another intermediate-range ballistic missile .

Manchester Arena attack: First victim named as 16-year-old Georgina Callender

Emergency numbers have been established by Greater Manchester Police for anyone who is concerned for loved ones who may not have returned home 0161 856 9400 or 0161 856 9900. The explosion struck around 10:30 p.m. Monday night as Grande was ending the concert, part of her Dangerous Woman Tour. Crying children and parents desperately tried to find each other as cell phone signals faltered in the deluge of calls, witnesses said.

'Number of fatalities' after explosion at Ariana Grande concert, United Kingdom police say

Georgina Callander was among 22 people who died in an explosion at the end of a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande , reported the BBC . Police advised the public to avoid the area around the venue. City officials said the true spirit of Manchester was surfacing in the hours after the incident. "Many fans responded by posting tweets with the hashtags "#PrayForManchester" and "#PrayForAriana".

Manchester Arena terror attack: Death toll climbs to 22

James Corden sent an emotional video message, while stars including Katy Perry, Demi Lovato and Cher have sent messages of condolences to the victims of an alleged terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert. There were emotional reunions after the horror explosion at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. "It was nearly like they waited for her to go".

President Trump Makes Historic Visit to Western Wall

Mr Trump, wearing a black skullcap, became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall on Monday. Concerns have also been raised over Trump's sharing of intelligence with Russian Federation said to have originally come from Israel.

Trump to visit Israel in search of revived peace process

RIYADH , Saudi Arabia (AP) - Having declared that finding a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", President Donald Trump will make his first visit to Israel with few concrete ideas of solving a problem that has vexed presidents for decades.

Trump Arrives in Bethlehem, Meets Palestinian President

Oded Revivi (OH-dead Re-VEE-veeis) is the chief foreign envoy of the Yesha settlers' council. Abbas stressed that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is not between religions. President Donald Trump has arrived in Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS'). President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed those behind the Manchester attack as "losers" and reiterated his call to drive out terrorists.

Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on

President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. "Our missiles are for defense and peace", Rouhani said, adding that the US expectations from Iran to halt its defensive missile program is "an illusion". Macron described the JCPOA as a significant deal for the regional and worldwide security, emphasizing that all sides should support the accord for economic development and closer cooperation with Iran.

Ariana Grande `broken´ after blast outside her show kills 22

The explosion happened around 10:30 p.m., just after Grande finished her set. They also have an emergency number for those concerned about loved ones - +44 (0) 161 856 9400. Other images show the chaotic aftermath. Children are among those killed and wounded in the blast at the Manchester Arena which police are treating as a "terrorist incident".

EIB supports China's Belt and Road initiative

DIPLOMATS have voiced concern over China's ambitious "new Silk Road" plan, particularly over the transparency of the multi-billion dollar project, or apparent lack thereof. They expressed willingness to enhance cooperation with China to jointly promote the Belt and Road Initiative and realize the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour can not win election - Kezia Dugdale

Socialist Party members are out campaigning in support of Jeremy Corbyn 's key demands: including the renationalisation of the railways and Royal Mail, more money for the NHS and the abolition of tuition fees and zero-hour contracts. Things can happen. But I don't see Labour winning. But it said it would be achieved by exchanging government bonds for shares in the relevant companies, and since profits now used to pay dividends would be used instead to pay interest on those bonds, they ...

Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

Tensions are running high between the U.S. and Turkey after the Trump administration announced plans to arm Kurdish Syrians militants with small arms, machine guns, armored vehicles and other military hardware. A man with a bullhorn is repeatedly kicked in the face. Earlier on Tuesday, Erdogan met with President Donald Trump at the White House, where the two leaders vowed to fix their countries' relationship and re-establish an economic and military partnership.

Fact Check: Does US Believe Western Wall Is in Israel?

It will be a challenging visit, not only in light of the recent headlines, but also the efforts to resume peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians. "And who would have imagined a U.S. President coming to Israel during his first few months in office and going to the Kotel, which no President has ever done in office".

Richmond, VA, FBI head up for director's stop

In an interview Thursday with NBC's Lester Holt, Trump said that Comey told him once over dinner and twice in phone calls that he was not personally being investigated. Democrats have expressed their outrage at President Donald Trump for firing Comey and, as Schumer, pointed out, offering varying explanations for his decision.

Elaine Willcox has the latest from the terror attack scene

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Ariana Grande shared her grief on Twitter saying she was "broken" and also apologised for what fatefully occurred at her concert. "Young and innocent lives lost in Manchester tonight". Witnesses have reported a huge bang at the Manchester Arena, which sparked a mass rush of concertgoers as they fled the venue in panic.

Manchester: An attack unique in its premeditated targeting of the young

Emergency vehicles were helping the injured and bomb disposal units were later seen outside the venue. NBC reports the suspected bomber has been identified as 22-year-old Salom Ramadan Abedi . Other videos posted on Twitter showed fans screaming and running inside the venue. Investigators are trying to establish whether the attacker, who also died at the scene, was part of a wider network.

Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to 'reach for peace'

In his comments on arrival, Trump said he believed there was "a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace" to the Middle East peace process, but throughout the day, Iran seemed to concern him more. We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people. White house officials say it's helping to unite major religions. Mr Trump and Mr Abbas.

Manchester Arena attack: What we know so far

Grande, who had just finished the first of three scheduled United Kingdom performances when the blast hit, was not injured, a team member confirmed. The investigation is "complex and wide ranging", police have said, and they have urged people not to speculate on the attacker's identity.

Trump denounces Manchester attack by "evil losers"

Standing alongside Trump, Abbas , 82 and in the 12th year of his original five-year term, said he was determined to deliver an agreement for all Palestinians, although he did not provide any substance on how such an objective could be achieved.

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and 59 hurt

We just thought it was people messing about then it happened again. "Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day", National Rail said in a statement. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins from Greater Manchester Police added: "We are now treating this as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise". Islamic State supporters took to social media to celebrate the blast and some encouraged similar attacks elsewhere.

Ariana Grande concert explosion: at least 22 dead in suspected terror attack

Tributes poured in for Manchester from around the world including from London mayor Sadiq Khan, whose city was struck by a terror attack just two months ago. "I will be heading over to Greater Manchester Police Force headquarters after this press call to take part in the Cobra meeting alongside the police constable", Burnham said.

First Victim Of Manchester Terror Attack Named

An explosive device went off outside the concert hall. Hodgins - who plays Victoria Sugden on the ITV soap - said that numerous concert-goers were initially confused as, towards the end of the concert, giant pink balloons were released into the audience as part of the show.

22 dead in terror blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Sources told the website the "Problem" singer is "in hysterics" and incapable of performing right now and she and her team are "deeply concerned" about security. Prime Minister Theresa May has since confirmed that this is now being treated as a terrorist incident, making the deadliest attack as such on United Kingdom soil since 52 people were killed in the 7/7 suicide bombings in July 2005.

Amber Rudd responds to 'barbaric' Manchester attack

Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack. Sharing a snap of herself with Ariana, Miley Cyrus wrote on Instagram: "Wishing I could give my friend @arianagrande a great big hug right now. The singer's friends also took to social media to offer her their support following the bombing. "Everyone pls share this, my little sister Emma was at the Ari concert tonight in #Manchester and she isn't answering her phone, pls help me", said one message posted ...

Trump Israel trip 1st presidential flight from Saudi Arabia

Trump's first official visit will focus on reaffirming the alliance with Israel and his administration's efforts to revive the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. As with numerous president's problems, it was self-inflicted. In the nearby Jewish Quarter, barriers had been erected to make viewing the square impossible from ground level, and some residents said they had been told not to go onto their roofs overlooking the Western Wall.

Trump administration seeks 3.6-trillion-dollar spending cut to balance budget

May 22 The Trump administration's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs overseas by more than 29 percent, the White House said on Monday.

Democrats were right: Investigation now officially includes White House cover-up

Donald Trump reportedly told his Russian guests that firing Mr Comey had relieved the "great pressure" his administration was under because of the Russia investigation . Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee after Memorial Day, and the main question around his hearing will be whether Comey believes Trump was trying to intervene in the FBI's investigation.

Iran condemns Manchester concert attack

Just two months ago Police Scotland carried out an exercise in the Forth Valley area created to raise awareness among communities of ways in which they can help the authorities counter threats from terrorism. "Our aim is to reduce the risk to the public and maximise public awareness". Armed police were deployed at Notttingham's Winter Wonderland in December.

Fatalities after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

In the immediate aftermath of the incident, UNILAD spoke to a number of fans who were there at the time of the reported explosion. We were going to go back but we got trapped and sprinted out. We are now treating this as a terrorist incident. Meanwhile anyone who witnesses suspicious activity is urged to report it to the anti-terrorist hotline.

Trump targets Iran in Israel speech

ABC News reported that Trump's sharing of the information jeopardized exposing an Israeli spy who had provided the intelligence involving an active ISIS plot. He said that if Christians, Muslims and Jews join forces, "peace in this world is possible, including peace between Israel and the Palestinians". "Not easy", Trump said.

Israelis, Arabs share 'common cause' against Iran

The yawning gap between Tehran and Washington has grown even wider with US President Donald Trump's latest efforts to isolate Iran , which accused the United States of "milking" Saudi Arabia for petro-dollars. and those of the countries being represented at the meeting. Over the weekend, the president signed a $109.7 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia .