British police make sixth arrest after Manchester bomb attack

Another suspect was arrested Tuesday and Abedi's father confirmed to The Associated Press that was Salman's older brother Ismail. Authorities identified the suicide bomber in the deadly blast at a Manchester, England, concert , but it's not yet clear whether the Islamic State's claim of responsibility for the blast is valid.

Ariana Grande cancels concerts after Manchester attack

The new arrests came as the injured toll doubled from 59 to 119. A spokesman for the local counter-terrorism force said his brother Hashem Abedi was arrested on suspicion of links with Islamic State and was suspected of planning to carry out an attack in the Libyan capital.

Trump Condemns 'Evil Losers' Responsible for Manchester Terror Attack

President Trump on Tuesday called those behind the suicide bombing in Manchester " evil losers in life" who murdered "so many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives". "Not with Donald J. Trump ", he said, prompting a standing ovation from the audience. 'I believe that this is the first and the crucial step towards the road to a genuine peace that Israel seeks, and that I believe, that together with you, we can achieve, ' he added.

3 more arrests after Ariana Grande concert attack in Manchester

Security experts told the Times that Abedi's deployment of an improvised explosive device outside the Arena showed a level of sophistication that implied he had collaborators and the possibility that other bombs had been made at the same time.

Young girls confirmed dead in Manchester concert attack

A third US government source said the bomber had been identified as Salman Abedi. "Work undertaken throughout the day has revealed that it is a possibility we can not ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack", the PM said.

Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

The bomb in Manchester will play heavily on the minds of the heads of state and government as they discuss how North Atlantic Treaty Organisation should respond to the threat posed by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, as well as the violence in Afghanistan and in countries such as Libya.

US Singer Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester terror attack

Police now believe the suspect was a part of a bigger network and three more men were arrested because of the attack. Six additional arrests were made in Britain on Wednesday as the sprawling investigation extended to Libya , where Abedi's father and 18-year-old brother were detained in Tripoli .

OPEC likely to extend output cuts into next year

At just over 3 billion barrels, stockpiles in consumer nations are about 300 million barrels above their five-year average, little changed from levels in December when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies agreed to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd).

Meeting with Abbas, Trump calls Manchester attackers 'evil losers'

Palestinian officials say they are ready to resume negotiations with Israel that collapsed in 2014, but the road ahead remains challenging. "He wants peace", he said . I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East. That's despite Trump's campaign rhetoric, which signaled he would embolden right-wing forces in Israel.

Ariana Grande 'flies home to Florida' after Manchester concert bombing

The youngest known of those killed was just 8. Her statement came after the 22-year-old Libyan- origin Abedi was identified as the perpetrator behind the attack at a concert of American pop star Ariana Grande . The BBC has reported officials now believe Salman Abedi was operating as a "mule", carrying a bomb made by somebody else. Police carried out another arrest that evening in Wigan, in western Manchester, where police say they apprehended a "man carrying a package which we are ...

Manchester bombing: Three more arrested

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Abedi was believed to have travelled to Syria and had "proven" links to the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack. BuzzFeed reports CBS News and the Associated Press were among the American media to cite anonymous U.S. intelligence officials in the reports in question.

Approval of President Trump drops to lowest since inauguration: Ipsos poll

May 19, 2017. A poll released Friday by Reuters/Ipsos reveals President Donald Trump's approval rating is now at its lowest point since the inauguration, with only 38 percent of adults surveyed saying they approve of his job performance.

Police Probe 'Network' in Deadly UK Terror Attack

Authorities reportedly suggested the 22-year-old may have acted as a "mule" by holding the explosive device which was detonated at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, and that he may have been working as part of a wider terror cell. Police and intelligence agencies detained two more suspects on Wednesday - one in the town of Wigan, west of Manchester - in connection with the attack.

'There's a lot of questions': Ariana Grande comforted by family

The suicide bomber suspect has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Adebi. Britain's interior minister said earlier that he had recently returned from Libya and had likely not acted alone. "There's extensive investigations going on and activity taking place across Greater Manchester as we speak". Police are investigating " a network " linked to the man who carried out the attack on Manchester Arena, police said Wednesday.

In 'milestone' decision, Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

Taiwan is home to the largest gay pride parade in Asia, attracting tens of thousands of participants each year. She said that same-sex marriage is not a fundamental human right to be universally protected. The desired outcome among LGBT advocates is that same sex marriage will simply be recognized under the existing laws, but it is feared that parliament will pass new laws that treat gay marriages as civil unions, with limited rights.

Police hunt Manchester bomber's network

Sixty-four people are still hospitalized, Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said Wednesday. The summit is to be joined by US President Donald Trump , who has lambasted North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for not doing more against Islamist extremism and who called those responsible for the Manchester bombing "evil losers".

Jose Mourinho wiped out by his son in Europa League celebrations

The game is being played less than two days after a bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people, and six weeks after a truck attack in central Stockholm that killed five people. "We know we could have done better in the Premier League so to finish the season by winning the League Cup and the Europa League is fantastic".

New South Korea president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions

But until Thursday, South Korea had not been invited. China contends the system's radar ranges into its territory and threatens its security. "I will go to Beijing and Tokyo and under the right circumstances go to Pyongyang as well", Moon said in his inaugural address on Wednesday.

Father of alleged Manchester bomber Salman Abedi says his son is innocent

The University of Salford near Manchester has said in a statement that Abedi had been one of its students - although he reportedly dropped out in recent years - and that it was helping police with their investigation. Government officials said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed to Buckingham Palace, Parliament and other high-profile sites across the country. An initial deployment of 984 had been ordered, first in London and then elsewhere.

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

Kenya has managed to stop the frequency of al-Shabab attacks in its capital, Nairobi, and major towns, but human rights groups say the government uses methods such as extrajudicial killings that can fuel revenge attacks. President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a Somali-American who was elected in February, has repeatedly said al-Shabab can be defeated within two years, but he warns that could take much longer without a better-equipped national military.

Police investigating network linked to Manchester attacker: senior officer

As police tried to piece together the past of British-born Abedi, Prime Minister Theresa May met security officials who said they were raising their assessment of the threat to Britain to "critical", indicating an attack is imminent. He said Salman, who was in his second year of studying economics, was planning to return to Libya to spend the holy month of Ramadan with the family.

Congressional candidate charged after reporter says he was "body-slammed"

Ben Jacobs , a reporter for The Guardian , called police after he said Gianforte "body-slammed" him for asking a question in the candidate's campaign office. Again, Gianforte's spokesperson denies Gianforte was the aggressor, suggesting instead that both men were pushed to the ground. The 45-second recording does not contain a request from Gianforte that Jacobs lower his phone.

The EU states where people DON'T support defending North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies against Russian Federation

One step North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is expected to take is officially joining the US -led coalition fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Trump, during his meeting with Prime Minister Michel, pledged to work together on various problems and emphasised that terrorism was number one problem, CNBC News reported.

3 more arrested in Manchester bombing

Prime Minister Theresa May has said the terror threat level has been raised to critical - meaning an attack is imminent - and she has asked for the military to be deployed on the streets of the United Kingdom in the wake of the Manchester attack.

'Broken' Ariana Grande has suspended her world tour after deadly Manchester attack

Hopkins added that extensive searches across Greater Manchester are still being carried out. She was then due to travel to Sicily for the G-7 meeting until Saturday but will now leave Italy on Friday evening, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the travel plans aren't public.

President Trump meets Pope Francis

Pressure has also come from business groups, including 280 investors representing more than $17 trillion in assets who released a statement Monday saying climate change must be an "urgent priority" for all G-20 nations. Activists hailed the Vatican's efforts to lobby on behalf of the Paris accord. Mrs. Trump is Catholic, which likely made accompanying President Donald Trump for a meeting with the leader of the world's more than 1 billion Roman Catholics all the more meaningful to her.

LGBT Taiwan's gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan has always been seen as a leader on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, and has taken steps toward equality, said the report. The highest court ruled that current laws preventing members of the same sex from marrying violated their right to equality and were unconstitutional, BBC reported.

Trump's former adviser asked to testify in Russia probe

Yet another Trump campaign associate is under scrutiny for his connections to Russian Federation: former communications adviser Michael Caputo . "Sure, we're having fun with the @wikileaks #DNCleak, but this is a provocation by @KremlinRussia_E and must be dealt with", Caputo tweeted that day.

Despite past disagreements, Pope Francis and Trump exchange gestures of peace

Trump of course famously remarked that climate change was a "hoax" by the Chinese. "Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis ", a star-struck Trump wrote on Twitter before leaving Rome for Brussels and the next leg of his first overseas trip as U.S.

Ariana Grande offers to cover funeral costs for bombing victims

Fans of Justin Bieber, who has many young fans like Grande, have pleaded with the singer to cancel his upcoming United Kingdom tour dates . Grande, a 23-year-old former television star whose fan base is full of young girls, has called her latest album and tour " Dangerous Woman ", although her bubblegum pop has rarely been controversial.

Philippines President Declared Martial Law After Violence Between Terror Groups and State

It's unclear why Trump was even discussing military intel regarding North Korea with Duterte, as the Philippines aren't involved in USA defense against North Korea in any way, shape, or form. He is now under pressure to produce results. "The declaration of martial law should be an option of last resort and should be strictly within the bounds, requirements, and limitations of the Constitution".

Bomb-Making Workshop Found at Manchester Bomber's Home

Six additional arrests were made in Britain on Wednesday as the sprawling investigation extended to Libya , where Abedi's father and 18-year-old brother were detained in Tripoli. Grande's management team, Scooter Braun Projects, said they had been left heartbroken by the attack and praised the actions of Manchester's emergency services.

Ariana Grande Has Suspended Her Dangerous Woman Tour

Twenty-two people were killed and dozens wounded, many teens, when a bomb was detonated Monday night at the end of a concert by the American pop star Ariana Grande in the northern England city. Mrs May said soldiers were being placed at Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, embassies and the Palace of Westminster to support armed police in protecting the public.

Ariana Grande suspends tour in the wake of Manchester terror attack

Shortly after Ariana finished her set at the Manchester Arena , a bomb went off - later confirmed to be a suicide bomber - went off outside the venue; local police later confirmed that it claimed the lives of 22 people and injured more than 100 others.

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning (29) has been released from USA prison

Manning attempted suicide twice during her seven years in prison, and had to spend time in confinement after one of them. The military also allowed her to begin taking hormones in 2013. Though she still needs to navigate the legal process, Manning's "priority is living her life in the civilian world and taking care of her own needs".

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