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Britain investigating 'network' allegedly behind Manchester bombing

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Britain investigating 'network' allegedly behind Manchester bombing

- British security forces raided a building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated "a network" of people allegedly behind the city's concert bombing. Hundreds of soldiers were sent to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, Salman Abedi, "likely" did not act alone when he killed 22 people and wounded nearly 120 at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester

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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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Three more arrests made after Manchester bombing; London tourist sites step up security

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Three more arrests made after Manchester bombing; London tourist sites step up security

- MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly 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

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Stephen King calls Islamic State ‘rogue cult’ on Twitter

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Stephen King calls Islamic State ‘rogue cult’ on Twitter

- BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Horror author Stephen King says Islamic State is a “rogue cult” and that the group’s bombings will eventually lead to its undoing. King made the comments via his Twitter account on Tuesday morning in the aftermath of a suicide bombing attack at an Ariana Grande show on Monday night that left 22 people dead in Manchester, England

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MANCHESTER BOMBING: UK soldiers to replace police at 'key sites'

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MANCHESTER BOMBING: UK soldiers to replace police at 'key sites'

- MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May says raising the country's terror threat level and deploying soldiers to patrol key sites a "proportionate and sensible response" to the suicide bombing at a Manchester concert venue. May said Tuesday that the "callous and the cowardly" Monday attack that killed 22 people and injured another 59, many critically, justified rolling out the security measures included in a plan the government calls Operation Temperer

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Random Acts of Kindness Followed UK Concert Bombing

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Random Acts of Kindness Followed UK Concert Bombing

- Sam Arshad, who co-owns a taxi firm in Manchester, England, happened to be driving past the city's biggest arena on his way home Monday night when he heard screams, NBC News reported. It was the suicide bombing that left at least 22 people dead outside an Ariana Grande concert. Arshad, who is 35 and Muslim, asked his drivers not to charge families, teenagers and children hoping to get home through the chaos to be reunited with their loved ones

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UK concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

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UK concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

- The identities of some of the victims are beginning to be revealed after Monday night's apparent suicide bombing at the end of a concert in the UK city of Manchester. An eight-year-old girl is one of the at least 22 people killed in the attack at Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande show, as well as a college student, according to BBC

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Girl, 8, ID'd as Manchester bombing victim; ISIS claims attack

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Girl, 8, ID'd as Manchester bombing victim; ISIS claims attack

- Tuesday, May 23, 2017 09:42AM British authorities say an 8-year-old girl, Saffie Roussos, was among the 22 who died in the Manchester bombing Medical officials say 12 children under the age of 16 were among those injured in the suicide bombing attack at a pop concert in Manchester, England. David Ratcliffe, medical director of North West Ambulance Service, told reporters Tuesday that the children were among those taken to hospitals after the explosion at Manchester Arena Monday night, where scores of teenagers and youngsters were attending an Ariana Grande concert

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UK concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

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UK concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

- The identities of some of the victims are beginning to be revealed after Monday night's apparent suicide bombing at the end of a concert in the UK city of Manchester. An eight-year-old girl is one of the at least 22 people killed in the attack, as well as a college student, according to BBC. At least 59 people were injured, as well

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UK concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

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UK concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

- The identities of some of the victims are beginning to be revealed after Monday night's apparent suicide bombing at the end of a concert in the UK city of Manchester. An eight-year-old girl is one of the at least 22 people killed in the attack, as well as a college student, according to BBC. Fifty-nine people Saffie Roussos, 8, was a student at Tarleton Primary School in Lancashire

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UK concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

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UK concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

- The identities of some of the victims are beginning to be revealed after Monday night's apparent suicide bombing at the end of a concert in the UK city of Manchester. An eight-year-old girl is one of the at least 22 people killed in the attack, as well as a college student, according to BBC. Fifty-nine people Saffie Roussos, 8, was a student at Tarleton Primary School in Lancashire

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Trump denounces 'evil losers' behind Manchester suicide bombing, offers condolences to victims

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Trump denounces 'evil losers' behind Manchester suicide bombing, offers condolences to victims

- BETHLEHEM (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump extended his condolences on Tuesday (May 23) to the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people and said those behind the attack were "evil losers". Trump, speaking after talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the town of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, said the United States stands in "absolute solidarity" with the British people

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Manchester attack | Young, beautiful innocent people murdered by 'evil losers': Donald Trump

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Manchester attack | Young, beautiful innocent people murdered by 'evil losers': Donald Trump

- US President Donald Trump extended his condolences to the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing. US President Donald Trump extended his condolences on Tuesday to the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people and said those behind the attack were "evil losers". Trump, speaking after talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the town of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, said the United States stands in "absolute solidarity" with the British people

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At least 19 dead, dozens injured in possible suicide bombing at Ariana Grande concert in England

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At least 19 dead, dozens injured in possible suicide bombing at Ariana Grande concert in England

- At least 19 people were killed and more than 59 others were injured Monday night in an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in the British city of Manchester that police are treating as a possible suicide bombing. The explosion happened near an entrance to the 21,000-seat arena just minutes after Grande’s concert ended with the song “Dangerous Woman” and the singer left the stage, witnesses said

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U.S. airstrike in Syria targeted forces directed by Iran: defense secretary

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U.S. airstrike in Syria targeted forces directed by Iran: defense secretary

- The Pentagon said Friday that a rare U.S. airstrike against pro-government forces in Syria targeted a convoy of Iran-backed troops, appearing to mark an important shift in the country's war. The attack Thursday struck militants fighting on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad as they advanced toward an air base manned by U.S. Special Forces and Washington-backed rebel groups close to the Jordanian border

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Syria says US airstrike killed several soldiers near Jordan

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Syria says US airstrike killed several soldiers near Jordan

- BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian military official said Friday that an aerial "aggression" by the U.S.-led coalition on a government military position near the border with Jordan the day before killed several soldiers and caused material damage. The strike was the first such close confrontation between U.S. forces and fighters backing President Bashar Assad and the development is likely to increase tensions in the war-torn country

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Russia: US strikes on pro-regime forces in Syria 'totally unacceptable'

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Russia: US strikes on pro-regime forces in Syria 'totally unacceptable'

- (CNN)Russia has condemned a series of US coalition airstrikes on a military convoy allied with President Bashar al-Assad in Syria as "totally unacceptable." Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov hit out at the attack Friday, according to state news agency RIA-Novosti. "Any military actions leading to the aggravation of the situation in Syria definitely affect the political process, especially if such actions are committed against the Syrian armed forces," Gatilov is quoted as saying

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Victims Identified In Ariana Grande Concert Massacre
Victims Identified In Ariana Grande Concert Massacre Some of the 22 bombing victims in the horrific attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, U.K., have been identified. Among the carnage from Monday’s blast were a 14-year-old, 15-year-old, 8-year-old and a police officer. The bombing injured a total of 119 people. The attacker has been identified as Salman Abedi, who has ties to the Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for bombing that sprayed the crowd at the Manchester Arena with projectiles from am improvised explosive device   Read More ...
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Texas sheriff blames Manchester bombing on lack of guns: ‘This is what happens when you disarm citizens’
Texas sheriff blames Manchester bombing on lack of guns: ‘This is what happens when you disarm citizens’ A sheriff in Texas has come under fire after he linked the bombing of a concert in Manchester, England to the country’s tough gun laws. Following the Monday night attack that killed 22 people, Denton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree lashed out in a Facebook post. “This is what happens when you disarm your citizens,” he wrote. “When you open your borders without the proper vetting   Read More ...
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UK Investigating 'Network' of Alleged Manchester Attackers; Family Members of Alleged Bomber Arrested
British security forces raided an apartment building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated "a network" of people allegedly behind the city's concert bombing. Hundreds of soldiers were sent to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. And the father and brother of suspected bomber Salman Abedi were arrested in Libya, officials in that country said   Read More ...
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The Latest: 5th suspect in bombing arrested near Manchester
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local): British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect was detained in Wigan, a town to the west of Manchester   Read More ...
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Al Shabaab bombing in Somali capital kills five, injures six
MOGADISHU A bombing claimed by Islamist insurgents killed five civilians and injured six more in the Somali capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city's mayor said, underscoring the militants' ability to carry out attacks despite territorial losses. Bombings are a near-daily occurrence in Mogadishu. Most are claimed by the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militia, which is fighting to overthrow the weak U   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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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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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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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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Activists: Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian city
Activists: Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian city BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces battling insurgents carried out a series of airstrikes on Wednesday on a city in southern Syria, an area named as a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and an independent monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces carried out at least 12 airstrikes and dropped at least nine barrel bombs on rebel-held parts of Daraa as intense clashes with insurgents, including members of the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee, continued in the city's Manshiyeh neighborhood   Read More ...
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Britain investigating 'network' allegedly behind Manchester bombing
Britain investigating 'network' allegedly behind Manchester bombing British security forces raided a building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated "a network" of people allegedly behind the city's concert bombing. Hundreds of soldiers were sent to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, Salman Abedi, "likely" did not act alone when he killed 22 people and wounded nearly 120 at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester   Read More ...
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Use of air power in Afghanistan up sharply as Trump troop decision looms
KABUL U.S. warplanes dropped more weapons on Afghanistan in April than in any other single month since 2012, according to new statistics, as military officials press U.S. President Donald Trump to send thousands more troops to the country. The escalation in the use of American air power was partly due to an effort by U.S. commanders to wipe out a nascent Islamic State presence before the group can establish more of a foothold in the county, a military spokesman said   Read More ...
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Local counterterrorism expert weighs in on U.K. concert bombing
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   Read More ...
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Three more arrests made after Manchester bombing; London tourist sites step up security
Three more arrests made after Manchester bombing; London tourist sites step up security MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly 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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UK deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites after Manchester bombing
UK deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites after Manchester bombing MANCHESTER, England | British security forces arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester 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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‘We need a final solution,’ British columnist tweets — then deletes — after Manchester bombing
‘We need a final solution,’ British columnist tweets — then deletes — after Manchester bombing A British tabloid columnist faced calls for a police investigation on Tuesday after she used the term “final solution” to describe how the country should respond to the deadly bombing in Manchester. The phrase is the well-known euphemism used by the Nazis for the genocide of the Jews. Katie Hopkins, a conservative writer for Mail Online, invoked it in a tweet responding to the explosion at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night, which killed 22 people and injured dozens of others   Read More ...
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Police in Manchester make 3 more arrests in concert bombing
Police in Manchester make 3 more arrests in concert bombing Police in Manchester say they have arrested three more men in connection with the suicide bombing at a pop concert that killed 22 people.   Read More ...
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UK deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites after bombing - | WBTV Charlotte
UK deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites after bombing - | WBTV Charlotte By JILL LAWLESS and GREGORY KATZ Associated Press MANCHESTER, England (AP) - British security forces arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester 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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Activists: Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian city
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces battling insurgents carried out a series of airstrikes on Wednesday on a city in southern Syria that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and an independent monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces carried out at least 12 airstrikes and dropped at least nine barrel bombs on rebel-held parts of Daraa as intense clashes with insurgents, including members of the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee, continued in the city's Manshiyeh neighborhood   Read More ...
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Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian city
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government forces battling insurgents carried out a series of airstrikes on Wednesday on a city in southern Syria that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and an independent monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces carried out at least 12 airstrikes and dropped at least nine barrel bombs on rebel-held parts of Daraa as intense clashes with insurgents, including members of the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee, continued in the city's Manshiyeh neighborhood   Read More ...
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The Latest: Manchester raises number of wounded to 119
The Latest: Manchester raises number of wounded to 119 The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): Manchester health officials have raised the number of wounded in the concert bombing, saying 119 people sought medical treatment at the city's hospitals after the suicide attack Monday night. The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership gave the higher figure on Wednesday. Jon Rouse of the agency said 64 people were still hospitalized   Read More ...
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The Latest: Manchester raises number of wounded to 119
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): Manchester health officials have raised the number of wounded in the concert bombing, saying 119 people sought medical treatment at the city's hospitals after the suicide attack Monday night. The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership gave the higher figure on Wednesday   Read More ...
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Activists: Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian city
Syrian opposition activists and an independent monitor say government forces battling insurgents in southern Syria have carried out a series of airstrikes on a city that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 12 airstrikes and at least nine barrel bombs hit rebel-held parts of the city of Daraa amid intense clashes with insurgents   Read More ...
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To avoid a Manchester-type bombing on American soil, integrate Muslims
To avoid a Manchester-type bombing on American soil, integrate Muslims The suicide bombing in Manchester on Monday was a sickening reminder that the West still lives under the threat of terrorism. And the claim of responsibility that followed was chilling confirmation that Islamic State has ordered adherents outside the Middle East to carry out attacks in their own countries. The United States hasn’t been immune. The Pakistani American couple who killed 14 people in San Bernardino in 2015 and the Afghan American who killed 49 in Orlando, Fla   Read More ...
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Police Say They Have Made Three More Arrests Over the Manchester Bombing
Police Say They Have Made Three More Arrests Over the Manchester Bombing MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly 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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Authorities arrest 3 men in connection to Manchester deadly bombing
Authorities arrest 3 men in connection to Manchester deadly bombing British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly 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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The Latest: Manchester raises number of wounded to 119
The Latest: Manchester raises number of wounded to 119 LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): Manchester health officials have raised the number of wounded in the concert bombing, saying 119 people sought medical treatment at the city's hospitals after the suicide attack Monday night. The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership gave the higher figure on Wednesday   Read More ...
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Stephen King calls Islamic State ‘rogue cult’ on Twitter
Stephen King calls Islamic State ‘rogue cult’ on Twitter BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Horror author Stephen King says Islamic State is a “rogue cult” and that the group’s bombings will eventually lead to its undoing. King made the comments via his Twitter account on Tuesday morning in the aftermath of a suicide bombing attack at an Ariana Grande show on Monday night that left 22 people dead in Manchester, England   Read More ...
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Manchester attack spotlights Trump damage to fight against terrorism
Manchester attack spotlights Trump damage to fight against terrorism The president has diverted the FBI, hurt relations with Muslims and proposed cuts that could lead to more Benghazis. The horrors of the Manchester bombing follow the horrors of the shooting on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, which follow the truck attack in Stockholm, which follows the bombing of the St. Petersburg subway station, which follows the Westminster bridge car attack in London, which follow the Louvre knife attack in Paris, and on and on and on   Read More ...
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Israeli minister says lack of integration is main problem
Israeli minister says lack of integration is main problem LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): Israel's defense minister says he doubts the devastating bombing in Manchester will have any impact on European counterterrorism tactics because of the continent's "politically correct" character. Avigdor Lieberman says every bombing in Europe results in much talk, but little action. He told Israel's Army Radio Wednesday the problem is extremism among Muslim youths who are not integrated into society   Read More ...
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Israeli minister says lack of integration is main problem
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): Israel's defense minister says he doubts the devastating bombing in Manchester will have any impact on European counterterrorism tactics because of the continent's "politically correct" character. Avigdor Lieberman says every bombing in Europe results in much talk, but little action. He told Israel's Army Radio Wednesday the problem is extremism among Muslim youths who are not integrated into society   Read More ...
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Did Ariana Grande Fly Back To The U.S. On Taylor Swift’s Plane After Manchester Bombing ? [RUMORS]
Did Ariana Grande Fly Back To The U.S. On Taylor Swift’s Plane After Manchester Bombing ? [RUMORS] Ariana Grande is safely back in the U.S. after the suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester. But there are some rumors swirling around about the way she got back home. The Daily Mail reported that Taylor Swift loaned Grande her plane so that the former Disney star could get back to the States. “She then made her way back home with a little help from Taylor Swift, who lent Ariana a private plane so that she could make a quick return to the U   Read More ...
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Britain deploys troops to prevent attacks after Manchester bombing
MANCHESTER, England Soldiers were being deployed to key sites in Britain on Wednesday to prevent attacks after the terror threat level was raised to its highest level following a suicide bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people, including children. Prime Minister Theresa May announced late on Tuesday that the threat level was now considered "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent   Read More ...
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MANCHESTER BOMBING: UK soldiers to replace police at 'key sites'
MANCHESTER BOMBING: UK soldiers to replace police at 'key sites' MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May says raising the country's terror threat level and deploying soldiers to patrol key sites a "proportionate and sensible response" to the suicide bombing at a Manchester concert venue. May said Tuesday that the "callous and the cowardly" Monday attack that killed 22 people and injured another 59, many critically, justified rolling out the security measures included in a plan the government calls Operation Temperer   Read More ...
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Britain raises terror threat level to 'critical,' suggesting another attack could follow Manchester bombing
Britain raises terror threat level to 'critical,' suggesting another attack could follow Manchester bombing The British government raised the terrorism threat level from “severe” to “critical” on Tuesday, suggesting it strongly feared another attack after the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester. "The work undertaken throughout the day has revealed that it is a possibility we cannot ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack," Prime Minister Theresa May announced, adding that counter-terrorism officials believe "not only that an attack remains highly likely, but that a further attack may be imminent   Read More ...
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Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing Ariana Grande concert
Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing Ariana Grande concert By Griff Witte and Karla Adam The Washington Post The Islamic State claimed Tuesday that one of its “soldiers” carried out an apparent suicide bombing in Manchester, England that killed at least 22 people, including teenagers and others streaming out of a pop concert. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins named the suspected attacker as 22-year-old Salman Abedi but declined to provide other details   Read More ...
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Random Acts of Kindness Followed UK Concert Bombing
Random Acts of Kindness Followed UK Concert Bombing Sam Arshad, who co-owns a taxi firm in Manchester, England, happened to be driving past the city's biggest arena on his way home Monday night when he heard screams, NBC News reported. It was the suicide bombing that left at least 22 people dead outside an Ariana Grande concert. Arshad, who is 35 and Muslim, asked his drivers not to charge families, teenagers and children hoping to get home through the chaos to be reunited with their loved ones   Read More ...
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Forum security beefed up for Chris Brown concert in wake of Manchester bombing
Forum security beefed up for Chris Brown concert in wake of Manchester bombing INGLEWOOD — Security will be beefed up tonight at the Forum in Inglewood, where R&B singer Chris Brown will headline a show one night after a bombing at an arena in Manchester, England, at the end of an Ariana Grande concert. According to the venue’s owner, Madison Square Garden, the company “has increased security measures, including a greater police presence and is continuing to work closely with local law enforcement to ensure we remain informed of any potential concerns   Read More ...
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