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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

- Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot A Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the brother of the alleged Manchester bomber says he had links to the Islamic State extremist group and was aware of his brother’s plans. The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest took place in Tripoli as Hashim Abedi was receiving cash transferred from his brother, Salman

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

- Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot A Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the brother of the alleged Manchester bomber says he had links to the Islamic State extremist group and was aware of his brother’s plans. The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest took place in Tripoli as Hashim Abedi was receiving cash transferred from his brother, Salman

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

- Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot A Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the brother of the alleged Manchester bomber says he had links to the Islamic State extremist group and was aware of his brother’s plans. The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest took place in Tripoli as Hashim Abedi was receiving cash transferred from his brother, Salman

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Helping ease kids' fears after Manchester terror attack

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Helping ease kids' fears after Manchester terror attack

- By Dennis Thompson. HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay News) -- As reports of the carnage at Monday's Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England, continue to pour in, many teens with tickets to concerts during the coming summer music season may be reluctant to attend an event. But child and adolescent psychiatrists say it's important that parents let their teens follow through on their plans, even if the adults themselves are anxious about their letting kids go out

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

- Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot A Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the brother of the alleged Manchester bomber says he had links to the Islamic State extremist group and was aware of his brother’s plans. The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest took place in Tripoli as Hashim Abedi was receiving cash transferred from his brother, Salman

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US officials: Navy SEALs kill 7 militants in Yemen raid

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US officials: Navy SEALs kill 7 militants in Yemen raid

- WASHINGTON (CNN) — US Navy SEALs killed seven militants associated with the terrorist group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula after carrying out a raid on a compound in Yemen, US Central Command said Tuesday. Two US service members were lightly wounded in the operation but were safely evacuated from the scene, a defense official told CNN. The raid targeted a compound that was being used by AQAP "as a headquarters, a place to meet and plan for external operations," according to US Navy Capt

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot

- Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot A Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the brother of the alleged Manchester bomber says he had links to the Islamic State extremist group and was aware of his brother’s plans. The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest took place in Tripoli as Hashim Abedi was receiving cash transferred from his brother, Salman

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

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

- Britain expressed irritation at leaks in the United States of details about a suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a packed pop concert, saying disclosures of that kind could hinder such investigations. The suicide bombing at a packed concert in Manchester was the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, when four British Muslim suicide bombers killed 52 people in coordinated attacks on London's transport network

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Police: Florida gunman said neo-Nazi roommates were planning terror

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Police: Florida gunman said neo-Nazi roommates were planning terror

- TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man told police he fatally shot his neo-Nazi roommates because he wanted to prevent a planned act of domestic terrorism. Court documents filed Tuesday show that 18-year-old Devon Arthurs made the comment to police on Friday after leading officers to the bodies. Arthurs, who told police he was a recent convert to Islam, said his roommates had disparaged his new religion and that their behavior also spurred his actions

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Ariana Grande reunites with boyfriend Mac Miller as she returns to the US after Manchester suicide bombing

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Ariana Grande reunites with boyfriend Mac Miller as she returns to the US after Manchester suicide bombing

- ARIANA Grande has been consoled by her boyfriend Mac Miller as she returned to the US after the suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester on Monday night. The pop star was spotted for the first time since 22 gig-goers were killed at the Manchester Arena, prompting her to postpone the rest of her world tour. After the atrocity, Ariana, 23, quit Britain and flew back to the US with her mum Joan, who accompanied her on tour

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France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State - sources

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France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State - sources

- BRUSSELS/PARIS: France and Germany will agree to a U.S. plan for NATO to take a bigger role in the fight against Islamic militants at a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday, but insist the move is purely symbolic, four senior European diplomats said. The decision to allow the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to join the coalition against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq follows weeks of pressure on the two allies, who are wary of NATO confronting Russia in Syria and of alienating Arab countries who see NATO as pushing a pro-Western agenda

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Harry K. Wells, McCormick executive and World War II veteran

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Harry K. Wells, McCormick executive and World War II veteran

- Harry K. Wells, former chairman of the board and CEO of McCormick & Co. and a World War II veteran, died Saturday of respiratory failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 94. The son of Clifton Kennady Wells, a homebuilder, and Ruth Jones, Harry Kennady Wells was born in Baltimore and raised in Homeland. A Polytechnic Institute graduate, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1943 in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park

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A new venue for terror

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A new venue for terror

- The message of the Manchester terror attack could not have been simpler — or more horrifying: We will go after that which you hold dearest, your young people, your children. And for that reason it will take an enormous amount of courage this time for all of us — in England surely but here too — to just carry on as usual

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Sub-machine gun, assault rifles, $250K in drugs seized after fire

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Sub-machine gun, assault rifles, $250K in drugs seized after fire

- SEABROOK, N.H. — An early morning house fire in Seabrook resulted in the seizure of guns, drugs and cash on Monday. While searching for anyone inside the home, police discovered a sophisticated marijuana growing operation. The attached two-stall garage had been converted into a "growing room," including an adjoining room used to store chemicals and growing products. Police also found several guns placed near windows and doors in every room of the house

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German police arrest suspected militants as Berlin gears up for Obama visit

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German police arrest suspected militants as Berlin gears up for Obama visit

- BERLIN: Police arrested four suspected Islamists in dawn raids in Berlin on Wednesday as the German capital geared up for a long weekend of mass gatherings, capped by a joint appearance by Chancellor Angela Merkel and former U.S. president Barack Obama. Police said the raids targeted a gang of armed drug smugglers and nine arrests had been made, four of which were men from the "violent Islamist" scene

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Why terrorists attack concert halls

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Why terrorists attack concert halls

- When a suicide bomber detonated explosives in the Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom, killing concertgoers as they filed out of pop star Ariana Grande's show, he joined a particularly insidious tradition of attacks on entertainment spaces. The killers who carry out such acts of terrorism aren't simply launching assaults on Western culture. They're attempting to destroy the particular freedom that comes from surrendering to art, exploiting the very vulnerability that accompanies that surrender

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Local counterterrorism expert weighs in on U.K. concert bombing

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Local counterterrorism expert weighs in on U.K. concert bombing

- Former Green Beret concerned by sophistication of attack. . Local counterterrorism expert weighs in on U.K. concert bombing Former Green Beret concerned by sophistication of attack CONCORD, N.H. — The attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, U.K., has shocked people around the world. Among the 22 people killed in the blasts are children, including 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos. “I've heard the term ‘cowardice’ used in the news,” said former Green Beret Jim Steiner

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Libyan officials: Suspected UK concert bomber's brother knew 'all the details' of plot
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Police: gunman said neo-Nazi roommates were planning terror
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man told police he fatally shot his neo-Nazi roommates because he wanted to prevent a planned act of domestic terrorism. Court documents filed Tuesday show that 18-year-old Devon Arthurs made the comment to police on Friday after leading officers to the bodies. Arthurs, who told police he was a recent convert to Islam, said his roommates had disparaged his new religion and that their behavior also spurred his actions   Read More ...
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Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city
Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city ILIGAN CITY, Philippines (AP) — Islamic State group-linked militants swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of IS, authorities said Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte, who had declared martial law across the southern third of the nation, warned he may expand it nationwide. At least 21 people have died in the fighting, officials said   Read More ...
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Police: Florida gunman said neo-Nazi roommates were planning terror
Police: Florida gunman said neo-Nazi roommates were planning terror TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man told police he fatally shot his neo-Nazi roommates because he wanted to prevent a planned act of domestic terrorism. Court documents filed Tuesday show that 18-year-old Devon Arthurs made the comment to police on Friday after leading officers to the bodies. Arthurs, who told police he was a recent convert to Islam, said his roommates had disparaged his new religion and that their behavior also spurred his actions   Read More ...
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Ariana Grande reunites with boyfriend Mac Miller as she returns to the US after Manchester suicide bombing
Ariana Grande reunites with boyfriend Mac Miller as she returns to the US after Manchester suicide bombing ARIANA Grande has been consoled by her boyfriend Mac Miller as she returned to the US after the suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester on Monday night. The pop star was spotted for the first time since 22 gig-goers were killed at the Manchester Arena, prompting her to postpone the rest of her world tour. After the atrocity, Ariana, 23, quit Britain and flew back to the US with her mum Joan, who accompanied her on tour   Read More ...
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Ariana Grande Manchester Concert Bomber ISIS Ties; 3 More Men Arrested For Attack
Ariana Grande Manchester Concert Bomber ISIS Ties; 3 More Men Arrested For Attack The man who bombed the Manchester Arena after Ariana Grande’s concert had “proven links” to the Islamic State. Police now believe the suspect was a part of a bigger network and three more men were arrested because of the attack. Connections to the Islamic State The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured 64 more after Ariana Grande’s concert on Monday evening was part of a network, the Greater Manchester police chief confirmed on Wednesday, Reuters reported   Read More ...
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Suspected Suicide Bombing Kills Police Officer, Injures 4 Others in Indonesia
Suspected Suicide Bombing Kills Police Officer, Injures 4 Others in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Police say a suspected suicide bomb blast near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital has killed a policeman and injured four other officers. Vice National Police Chief Syafruddin, who uses one name, said an initial investigation showed that the suspected suicide bomber had also died in the blast. The explosion occurred Wednesday evening in a parking lot next to the bus terminal in the Kampung Melayu area of eastern Jakarta   Read More ...
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Manchester bombing: What we know now
Manchester bombing: What we know now Officials identified 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the suicide bomber in Monday night’s deadly attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. He was previously known to British authorities, CBS News reported. USA TODAY. Police arrested three more people Wednesday as British authorities continued their investigation into the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena as a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande wrapped up   Read More ...
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Manchester bombing: Salman Abedi may have been part of 'network'
Manchester bombing: Salman Abedi may have been part of 'network' Officials identified 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the suicide bomber in Monday night’s deadly attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. He was previously known to British authorities, CBS News reported. USA TODAY. MANCHESTER, England — Police made three more arrests and said they were investigating a "network" as the probe intensified into the suicide bombing at a pop concert that killed 22 people and wounded scores more   Read More ...
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ISIS-linked militants lay siege to city in southern Philippines, Duterte declares martial law
ISIS-linked militants lay siege to city in southern Philippines, Duterte declares martial law Iligan City and Manila, PhilippinesIslamic State group-linked militants swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of IS, authorities said Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte, who had declared martial law across the southern third of the nation, warned he may expand it nationwide. At least 21 people have died in the fighting, officials said   Read More ...
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Manchester attack: explaining terrorism to children
Manchester attack: explaining terrorism to children London and ParisWhen she took her 7-year-old on a visit to London just days after the terrorist attack near Westminster in March, Vicky Hall-Newman felt it her duty as a mother to explain what to do in the case they were to run into a “bad guy.” “ ‘If mummy runs, you run. If mummy says to get on the floor, you get on the floor,’ ” she told her daughter   Read More ...
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Following Manchester bombing, soldiers deployed across UK
Following Manchester bombing, soldiers deployed across UK Manchester, EnglandBritish security forces arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester, England, concert bombing and sent hundreds of soldiers to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, identified as British-born Libyan Salman Abedi, “likely” did not act alone when he killed 22 people and wounded dozens at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester   Read More ...
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France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State - sources
France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State - sources BRUSSELS/PARIS: France and Germany will agree to a U.S. plan for NATO to take a bigger role in the fight against Islamic militants at a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday, but insist the move is purely symbolic, four senior European diplomats said. The decision to allow the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to join the coalition against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq follows weeks of pressure on the two allies, who are wary of NATO confronting Russia in Syria and of alienating Arab countries who see NATO as pushing a pro-Western agenda   Read More ...
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Two explosions rock Jakarta in suspected suicide bombing
Two explosions rock Jakarta in suspected suicide bombing Indonesian police say a suspected suicide attack has left at least two people dead in the capital of Jakarta, Reuters reports. Police said two explosions went off near a bus station in the East Jakarta area of the city, Reuters reports. The two confirmed fatalities include the attacker, according to police. The head of East Jakarta police earlier told Metro TV that three people had been hurt and witnesses heard two explosions, according to Reuters   Read More ...
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Concert bomber's neighborhood at crux of terror "network"?
Concert bomber's neighborhood at crux of terror "network"? Salman Abedi, the young Briton who in his native Manchester on Monday night, was raised in a neighborhood that has produced a small cadre of terror recruits. Since the deadly attack on the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena, police have carried out a number of raids in and around the southern Moss Side district of the city where Abedi lived with his parents and two siblings   Read More ...
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France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State -sources
France and Germany will agree to a U.S. plan for NATO to take a bigger role in the fight against Islamic militants at a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday, but insist the move is purely symbolic, four senior European diplomats said. The decision to allow the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to join the coalition against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq follows weeks of pressure on the two allies, who are wary of NATO confronting Russia in Syria and of alienating Arab countries who see NATO as pushing a pro-Western agenda   Read More ...
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Live Updates: The Manchester Bombing Investigation
Live Updates: The Manchester Bombing Investigation ■ The British man officials say carried out the Manchester bombing, Salman Abedi, was likely part of a “network” that might have helped carry out the attack Monday that people, and could be planning further assaults. ■ The police said they arrested three men on Wednesday, but what role, if any, they may have played in the attack is unclear. View photographs from the investigation and aftermath of the attack here   Read More ...
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