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Ariana Grande Suspends Tour After Manchester Attack

Ariana Grande Suspends Tour After Manchester Attack

Law enforcement in the United Kingdom continued to expand its investigation Wednesday, citing a wider terror network and arresting at least six people in connection with the attack. Some news reports indicated that security forces were on the hunt for a second device made by Abedi, which may now be with a member of this network. Read More

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3 foreign climbers dead, 1 missing near top of Mount Everest

3 foreign climbers dead, 1 missing near top of Mount Everest

Roland Yearwood , a 50-year-old physician from Alabama, passed away at an altitude of around 27,500ft in the "death zone" - an area on the mountain notorious for having thin air . The guide left Kumar with supplementary oxygen as he could not walk. Though the guide made it to a camp, teams have not been able to locate Kumar. In 2014, an avalanche on Khumbu Glacier killed 16 climbing guides, which forced the season to be canceled. Read More

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Father of Manchester bomber says he didn't expect attack

Just under 1,000 soldiers have already been deployed, initially in London , then elsewhere. Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to "critical", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. May will tell fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members that the alliance should formally commit itself to the coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Read More

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Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City in the summer

The result doesn't mean much for Leicester on the whole, but it's a massive result for Man City and the other Premier League teams in the hunt for a top-four spot. Leicester thought they had equalised in the second half when Mahrez beat Willy Caballero from the penalty spot after the Algerian had been brought down by Gael Clichy . Read More

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Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuse

The U.S. -led command has previously said 396 civilians have been killed in the more than two-year campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, though some independent estimates run much higher. CentCom included four civilians in a nearby structure in the official death toll. Local MP Faris al-Sanjari had claimed the coalition air strike had targeted a truck bomb causing a huge explosion. Read More

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Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

Silva has been a critical part in Monaco's success this season, which has seen them crowned as Ligue 1 champions, as well as making it to the Champions League semi-finals. The 22-year-old Monaco left-back is set to start a heated battle in the north west of England for his signature as Manchester United and Manchester City prepare to lock horns for him. Read More

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Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

Comey was sacked last week amid an FBI investigation into whether Trump's presidential campaign associates colluded with Russian Federation to influence the presidential election outcome to benefit him. Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Agency, had to recuse himself from that investigation after a weird incident where he emerged from the White House and seemed to suggest he had evidence backing up Trump's groundless contention that he had been surveilled by the Obama ... Read More

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Manchester leaks will not damage US-UK intelligence relations

Mr Rowley said: "We greatly value the crucial relationship with our trusted partners around the world so we can collaborate and share sensitive information to defeat terrorism and protect the public at home and overseas". Relatives of the British-born bomber are being interrogated by Libyan authorities in Tripoli, where his father Ramadan and teenage brother Hashim were arrested on Wednesday. Read More

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Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

Assange, who is expected to make an official statement from his Ecuadorean embassy hideout in London , used social media to vent his anger, hours after the Swedish prosecution chose to drop its rape investigation against him. "This unnecessary delay was despite the repeated insistence from the Ecuadorean government - ever since the granting of asylum in 2012 - that this interview was not only possible but that Ecuador would facilitate its carrying out in our Embassy". Read More

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Iran's President labels Trump's visit 'just a show'

Shared hatred for Iran's Shiite revolutionary government, perhaps even more than terrorism by Sunni Muslim groups such as the Islamic State, is an issue that unites Trump and both of his hosts on the trip so far. He said Iran welcomed better relations with its regional neighbours and pledged to fulfil his campaign promises of opening Iran to the world and delivering freedoms to the Iranian people. Read More

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Rouhani says Iran to live in peace with world

Rouhani says Iran to live in peace with world

In what many had predicted was going to be a closely contested election, Rouhanni won 57 percent of the vote, nearly 20 points more than the 38 percent his main challenger, hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi, received . Hashemitaba was among the first to predict an outright win for Rouhani as he offered his congratulations Saturday morning. Although considered a moderate by Iranian standards, Rouhani was nonetheless the favorite pick for those seeking more liberal reforms in the conservative ... Read More

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Top House intel Dem would 'explore' holding Flynn in contempt

Top House intel Dem would 'explore' holding Flynn in contempt

The committee also sent Flynn's lawyer a letter Tuesday pushing back on his reasons for not sharing documents with the committee as it pursues his testimony. However, Kelner said, Flynn would not produce the documents, saying that "even "truthful responses of an innocent witness" may provide the Government with evidence that could be used against the witness producing documents where the act of production itself is testimonial in nature". Read More

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Malaysia wants South China Sea CoC to be finalised soon

Malaysia wants South China Sea CoC to be finalised soon

A Supreme Court judge called on Saturday for Manila to file an worldwide arbitration case and a complaint with the United Nations over what the country's leader said was a threat of war made by Chinese President Xi Jinping . Under the Philippines' chairmanship of ASEAN, China's relative bargaining position has clearly improved with the Southeast Asian grouping. Chee said at the joint conference with Liu Zhenmin that countries attending Thursday's meeting are encouraged to see that ... Read More

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Israelis Elated by Trump Visit; Palestinians Disappointed

Israelis Elated by Trump Visit; Palestinians Disappointed

In a press conference with Abbas Tuesday morning, he reiterated, "I have committed to try to reach a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians", speaking only in general terms. "President Abbas noted that he was ready to begin negotiating (with Israel ) immediately", the readout said. The Trumps are completing their first foreign trip since entering the White House . Read More

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3 more arrests in Manchester; London tourist sites protected

3 more arrests in Manchester; London tourist sites protected

The police raided the property earlier on Thursday after they arrested a man in the town on Wednesday in connection with the attack with killed 22 people and injured more than 100. A terrorism expert who was briefed on the probe into this Monday's bombing at a pop concert said the device had a sophisticated mechanism similar to those used in 2016 Brussels airport and metro attacks. Read More

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More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

The Pentagon said the initial bombing triggered blasts from devices planted at the location by IS, causing the collapse of a concrete building with civilians inside. drones to capture videos around the area. 'Post-blast analysis detected residues common to explosives used by ISIS, but not consistent with the explosive content of a GBU-38 munition, ' Central Command said in a statement. Read More

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United Kingdom to resume intelligence sharing with US

United Kingdom to resume intelligence sharing with US

The New York Times Wednesday posted photos that show what it reported could be the detonator, a battery, nuts and screws for shrapnel, and fragments of a backpack used in the attack. It came after the name of bomber Salman Abedi was leaked to United States media just hours after the attack, which killed 22 - including children - and injured 64. Read More

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Russian Federation probe turns spotlight on Jared Kushner

The Post says the president's son-in-law and point man on the Middle East spoke to Russia's ambassador to the US about setting up the secure line in early December during a meeting at Trump Tower. The notion of a possible back-channel network, he told the Post , "seems extremely naive or absolutely insane". Jared Kushner on both the Trump campaign and the Trump transition team. Read More

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Manchester Attack: Trump Orders Probe After British Leaks

Manchester Attack: Trump Orders Probe After British Leaks

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to discuss the leaks with her American counterpart at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gathering to "make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure". Read More

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Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

During the second day of meeting in Bari , the ministers and heads of central banks of the G7 discussed issues such as worldwide tax rules, cyber security, and social inequality. BARI , Italy (AP) - Top finance officials from seven advanced economies have gathered to hear more about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policies on taxation and trade as well as to look for ways to promote growth, combat terrorist financing and stop tax avoidance by major corporations. Read More

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Trump discussed terrorism, climate change with Pope

But all was upbeat in public, peace the overarching theme. Trump also gave Francis a bronze sculpture. "We can use peace", Trump responded. "Well, I'll be reading them", said Trump, who gave the pope a set of books by the Rev. It ended a half hour later when Francis rang the bell in his private study. Donald Trump , who became the first US president to visit the wall while in office, donned a yarmulke — a skullcap — which is customary; the site keeps stacks of them for visitors ... Read More

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Republican Gianforte Wins Montana House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge

Republican Gianforte Wins Montana House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge

Rebecca Schoenkopf reacts to the election results at Democratic candidate Rob Quist's election party at the DoubleTree Hotel Thursday night, May 25, 2017, in Missoula, Mont. "I should not have treated that reporter that way and for that I'm sorry, Mr Jacobs". About a third of eligible voters in Montana had already cast their ballots in early voting, and others said it didn't influence their vote. Read More

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