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Author: 0 Police make fresh arrest as Manchester runners defy terror threat

Both arrests were part of a massive security operation launched after 22 persons died and dozens more were wounded Monday night in a suicide bombing during a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande . The suspected bomber in the concert attack in Britain passed through a German airport before the attack, police said Thursday. British media reported that Abdul Wahab Hafidah died after being run over and stabbed in the neck in Manchester's Moss Side district in May past year.

Author: 0 May could lose majority in UK parliament: YouGov study in The Times

And with campaigning back in full swing following the Manchester attack , May today ramped up her attacks on Corbyn , questioning the Labour leader's ability to step up to the challenges of Brexit and arguing Labour would be prepared to sign up to both Freedom of Movement and the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.

Author: 0 Eleven arrests as police unravel terror cell behind Manchester attack

One of the forces that supports the GNA posted a picture on its Facebook page of Hashem Abedi after detaining him. The Associated Press reports the brothers' father, Ramadan Abedi, was also arrested in Libya but did not say why. Mr Rowley said: "We need to grow our confidence that we have got every component of the network and we have got as full an understanding as possible about how the device was constructed and whether there's any remaining risk".

Culture After leak, United Kingdom stops sharing bombing intelligence with US
Author: 0 After leak, United Kingdom stops sharing bombing intelligence with US

Mark Rowley, Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, said authorities have dismantled a "large part" of the network around bomber Salman Abedi . Abedi got his passport back after telling his father he was going on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, but returned to England instead. Visiting the military alliance's new $1.2 billion headquarters with fellow leaders later, Trump led a moment's silence for the victims of what he described as "a barbaric and vicious attack on our ...

Culture Malaysian students questioned by British cops are safe: Reezal
Author: 0 Malaysian students questioned by British cops are safe: Reezal

The students, Aliff Farhan, Muhd Helmi and a third man, were released without charge on Monday night. The Times describes Aliff as a cerebral student who is active in Manchester University's Islamic Society, as well as the Independent School of Free Thinkers, a group that held their open-door discussions at the students' home.

Author: 0 Manchester bomber: Police in appeal to find suitcase

He said Abedi may have had the blue suitcase with him when he visited the Wilmslow Road area and the Manchester city center in the days before the blast. Abedi's elder brother Ismail is among the suspects being held in Britain, and a younger brother and Abedi's father have been detained in Libya. Britain's MI5 has begun an internal review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation, a source ...

Author: 0 Three suspects released in Manchester terror probe

Eleven other men, aged between 18 and 44, are in custody. Fourteen men are now detained on United Kingdom soil in the investigation, while Abedi's father and brother have been held in Libya, where officials said the two brothers were IS jihadists.

Culture National Football League relaxing touchdown celebration rules for players
Author: 0 National Football League relaxing touchdown celebration rules for players

Even though that fourth preseason game typically only saw second- and third-stringers play, coaches would probably rather not risk injuries to their primary depth. Celebrations that are sexually suggestive, simulate violence, taunt opponents or delay the game will still be penalized. This is a great move by the NFL .

Culture Charlotte Church announces pregnancy live on stage
Author: 0 Charlotte Church announces pregnancy live on stage

The popstar is already a mother to nine year-old Ruby and eight year-old Dexter who she has with ex partner Gavin Henson . She has happy to put her hand tenderly on her stomach as she performed and certainly seemed have a small baby bump - though Charlotte didn't reveal when she's due.

Culture Hilarious Irish 80's dancers wow Britain's Got Talent judges - except Simon
Author: 0 Hilarious Irish 80's dancers wow Britain's Got Talent judges - except Simon

Audley's audition comes as the judges face the hard task of cutting down this year's group of talented contestants to those who will get a chance to perform in the live semi-finals alongside the five golden buzzer acts. A spokesperson for BGT told The Sun Online: "A technical glitch meant that the wrong song was played at the start of St Patrick's Junior Choir performance as well as some vocals recorded during a rehearsal from them".

Author: 0 Shane McMahon Hypes Women's MITB Match, Preview of Match Released

In case you didn't know. . When Charlotte, Carmella, Tamina, Becky Lynch and Natalya brawled throughout the arena to the point where the SmackDown commish had to enter the ring and drop some history on the WWE Universe. They said they would become the new SmackDown tag team champions, but the Usos told them that they should not embarrass themselves and leave the ring.

Author: 0 Kim Kardashian Spills The Tea On Why She Split With Monica Rose

Kim Kardashian doubts her mother will ever be on proper speaking terms with her ex Caitlyn Jenner after the former couple fell out over the transgender star's new memoir. Caitlyn Jenner blames Kris Jenner for their marriage falling apart. It's not often that Kim Kardashian will do an interview where no subject is left off the table.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins: Three Takeaways from Game One of the Finals

After taking a 3-0 lead in the first period, the Penguins went 36 minutes and 43 seconds without a shot on net. To the Predators' credit, they demonstrated plenty of resilience and dictated play throughout the final two periods. And to put the Pens' freakish win into perspective, Pittsburgh's 12 total shots on goal were the fewest for a winning team in Stanley Cup Final history.

Author: 0 Trump hits out at 'fake news' about son-in-law

Saturday: Reuters reported that Kushner had made undisclosed contacts with Kislyak between April and November previous year. There has been no denial of the reports by the White House and a number of senior administration officials backed Mr Kushner over the weekend.

Culture JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial
Author: 0 JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial

They continue the commemorations today with choral groups performing this morning, a U.S. Navy band performing at 2:15 p.m. with a U.S. Navy F-18 flyover at 3 p.m. The Richard Avedon photographs will anchor the Springfield Museums exhibition, providing a glimpse into the Kennedys' personal life, while also documenting their public image.

Culture More arrests as police search for co-plotters
Author: 0 More arrests as police search for co-plotters

Police in Manchester say two more arrests have been made in connection with the investigation into the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert as British authorities threaten to not share any more information with the USA after leaks to the media .

Author: 0 Britain Resumes Sharing Bombing Intel with US

Police say they have "got our hands around" a large part of the network connected to Manchester Arena bombing Salman Abedi . Special Deterrent Force spokesman Ahmed bin Salem said Adebi was giving his "farewell" to his mother by phoning her before the attack, reported the Mirror.

Culture 'Foiling' America's Cup due to set sail Saturday in Bermuda
Author: 0 'Foiling' America's Cup due to set sail Saturday in Bermuda

Ah yes, foiling. It's all the rage in sailing and nowhere does it get more buzz than in the America's Cup . "It's now down to the shore team to work their magic and fix the damage and try to get us back out for racing tomorrow". After the Qualifiers , Oracle drop out and do not race again until the Final. Land Rover Bar now face a race against the clock to get the boat repaired in time for more qualifiers on Sunday.

Author: 0 British authorities lift intel ban with U.S. following bombing leaks

Before the meeting with Ms May, Mr Trump has said the USA will investigate intelligence leaks that revealed sensitive information about the Manchester bombing . U.S. reporters travelling with the president said Mr Trump declined to answer questions on intelligence sharing. It said the photos had been gathered by British authorities at the scene of the attack.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande bravely returning to Manchester for benefit concert

The first leak came on Tuesday after an unnamed US source told American broadcaster CBS the name of the Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi , despite earlier appeals by police in the U.K.to local media to not publish details on the person in order to aid the investigation.

Culture Judi Dench loves India, says Ali Fazal
Author: 0 Judi Dench loves India, says Ali Fazal

The Queen , however, makes sure her new pal gets the respect he deserves. But, as luck would have it, a diary that Karim maintained, which was kept guarded as a secret by his family for many years, resurfaced and the letters and pictures that it contained spoke volumes of the equation they shared.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman Reviews: 10 Critical Reactions You Must See

After a series of issues that have already caused a furor all across the world, the latest dispute that the movie has been inflicted with is the question on whether or not Wonder Woman will release in Lebanon . On Twitter, a battle is being fought over who should take praise for the film. "Had it really broken the mold and come in below the two-hour mark, Wonder Woman could have been a thoroughly transporting film".

Culture Ariana Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims
Author: 0 Ariana Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims

In addition to Justin and Katy, Coldplay , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Usher , Take That , and One Direction star Niall Horan will play Manchester's 50,000-capacity Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground. The pop star is set to hold a concert in Manchester, the proceeds of which will go to the families of those who died in her May show. " We will not quit or operate in fear .

Author: 0 Kerber relieved to be leaving clay behind

The top seed dropped serve six times and made 25 unforced errors in a match that lasted an hour and 22 minutes. "I think she played a good match". Kerber failed to withstand the strong forehand and backhand attack from her opponent as she lost the first set 6-2 in 38 minutes.

Culture Paul McCartney was Keith Richards' replacement in new Pirates film
Author: 0 Paul McCartney was Keith Richards' replacement in new Pirates film

There's a splash of new characters to keep us interested; adding a touch of romance or villainy, they also serve to reveal more of Captain Jack Sparrow's back story. The accursed Salazar wants Sparrow. Alas, the tempestuous young lady is given short shrift by men who can't stomach intelligence in a woman and her claims of multi-tasking as horologist and astronomer are dismissed as witchcraft.

Culture May, Corbyn set out EU no deal stances
Author: 0 May, Corbyn set out EU no deal stances

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said the SNP "is desperate for a second referendum and will do anything to get it, even putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10". "In this election, it is vital that the government is not given a blank cheque for a chaotic, extreme Brexit that would leave our economy... worse off", lawmaker Chuka Umunna said.

Culture Trump says Portland hate crime
Author: 0 Trump says Portland hate crime "unacceptable"

When Best moved forward to intervene, he too was stabbed . Dan Rather, the former TV news anchor, said in an open letter to the president on Facebook on Sunday that the men "were fearless Americans who died at the hands of someone who, when all the facts are collected, we may have every right to call a terrorist".

Author: 0 Penguins take Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

Rookie Jake Guentzel scored a tiebreaking goal with 3:17 left on Monday night, and the Pittsburgh Penguins earned a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final at PPG Paints Arena . By then, the damage was done though and the Penguins failed to register a single shot on goal in the second period after the catfish had made its appearance.

Author: 0 Woods was asleep at wheel, passed breath test

Police say he was co-operative but confused throughout the incident. And here's what makes me think that Woods wasn't drunk: He took a Breathalyzer test and blew a 0.000. The athlete, who lives on Jupiter Island, was arrested on Military Trail South of Indian Creek Parkway and held by police at around 4.30am local time.

Author: 0 Cellphone security concerns for President Trump

It's a breach in protocol that national security experts officials say leaves the president's conversations highly susceptible to eavesdropping. Unlike secure lines in the Oval Office and the Situation Room, Trump's White House-issued cellphone could be snooped on by foreign spies or even United States intelligence, according to a security expert.

Culture India waiting with open arms for German investments: Modi
Author: 0 India waiting with open arms for German investments: Modi

They wonder why the leader of Germany's most influential global ally seems more willing to criticize their country than nations with questionable human rights records."Europeans think they are now being treated worse by Trump than countries like Russian Federation or Saudi Arabia", said Stephan Bierling, an expert on transatlantic relations at the University of Regensburg in Germany.

Author: 0 Trump says Kunshner reports are 'fake news'

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly came to the defense of Jared Kushner, saying it would be "normal" and "acceptable" to seek backchannel communications with Russia, but that if those communications used Russian equipment, that would be considered "somewhat compromised".

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin releases photo holding a severed Trump head

Shields said he and Griffin, whom he calls a friend, brainstormed the concept of the photo shoot together and were prepared for the controversy it would create. After a barrage of criticism, the stand-up comedian and actress backtracked on Tuesday, saying she now knows she went "way too far". "I might not agree with him, she definitely doesn't agree with him, but I'll defend my right to be able to say whatever I want until I die".

Culture Drake breaks Adele's Billboard Music Awards record with 13 wins
Author: 0 Drake breaks Adele's Billboard Music Awards record with 13 wins

Not only did Drake clean up in the award department he put on one hell of a show. The three-hour show - hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and former High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgins - included performances by Miley Cyrus , the Chainsmokers, Nicki Minaj and Imagine Dragons.

Culture Manchester bombing makes terrorism central campaign issue in June elections
Author: 0 Manchester bombing makes terrorism central campaign issue in June elections

Rudd criticized the US government for leaking information about the bomber's identity. British Prime Minister Theresa May will confront U.S. President Donald Trump over leaks of intelligence about a suicide bomb attack in Manchester at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, the Guardian newspaper said .

Author: 0 North Korea Eyed as US Conducts Missile Intercept Test

This was the first live-fire test event against an ICBM-class target for GMD and the US ballistic missile defense system, according to an MDA spokesperson. But "in a more broad sense", Davis said, " North Korea is obviously one of the reasons why we have this capability". The target is not a mock-up of an actual North Korean ICBM, and details of its exact capabilities have not been made public.

Author: 0 White US policewoman cleared in black man's shooting death

Shelby followed him with her gun drawn, while another officer arrived and told her he had his taser ready. It's unclear what the acquittal means for the fractured relationship between police and District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler. The shooting, the latest in a string of fatal shootings of unarmed African-Americans by police across the United States, led to protests and an increase in tensions in Tulsa.

Culture May and Corbyn left bruised after General Election TV showdown
Author: 0 May and Corbyn left bruised after General Election TV showdown

The veteran newsman also took the prime minister to task over her u-turns on National Insurance rises and an early election . Mr Corbyn's most uncomfortable moments during questions from the audience came when it was claimed he had "openly supported the IRA in the past" by attending a commemoration for IRA members killed by the SAS.

Author: 0 Who were the winners at Cannes film festival 2017?

Bang plays the curator of an art museum, who sets up " The Square ", an installation inviting passers-by to acts of altruism. The president of the awards judging panel, director Pedro Almodovar, known for his strong female protagonists, told how he puts films through a "test" by analysing how much of the female characters' storylines centre around their male counterparts.

Author: 0 'Greatest Show on Earth' takes its final bow after 146 years

After 146 years in the business the owners of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey said declining tickets sales and high operating costs were to blame for the Greatest Show On Earth closing after 146 years. Feld Entertainment and the circus' workers have repeatedly denied any claims of animal mistreatment, and spokesman Payne said they had found homes for all of the approximately 50 animals with the show.

Culture Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat
Author: 0 Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat

He signaled for help, and a marine rescue unit launched a boat and dispatched a helicopter. A great white shark - leaping into the man's boat. After the incident, the shark was measured to be nearly nine feet long. Selwood was less than a mile offshore, fishing in 40-foot water near Evans Head in New South Wales, when the shark seemingly reenacted an encounter from "Jaws".

Author: 0 President Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

The turnabout came after President Donald Trump publicly bashed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for not spending enough on the military alliance and confronted Germany over its trade surpluses with the us and other trading partners.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

Woods did agree to a breathalyzer test - contrary to TMZ's inaccurate reporting on the stop - and twice blew a 0.000. The police officer found Woods' vehicle parked on the right-hand side of the road with the motor running and the brake lights on.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman Cinematographer Reveals Superman, Batman Begins Inspiration

With Wonder Woman being a big pillar in the DC Expanded Cinematic Universe (Jenkins already has an idea in place for the sequel set in America), Gadot spoke exclusively to the Sun about the pressures of entering the DCEU, the emotional journey of being the first to tell the 76-year-old character's story and why Patty Jenkins was the right director for the job.

Author: 0 It's a big 'no' to bilateral cricket with Pakistan

BCCI and PCB met in Dubai on Monday to discuss bilateral series but failed to conclude it on a positive note. Goel said the government wouldn't give its nod until the "cross-border terrorism" stops. Both boards signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2014, which stated that they would play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023. The financial health of the cash-strapped PCB depends to a large extent on a bilateral series with India.

Author: 0 Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

Yanez is charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm for endangering the vehicle's passengers. "I did it so the world could know these police are not here to protect and serve us", Reynolds said the next day.

Culture Irish Film Wins Award At Cannes Film Festival
Author: 0 Irish Film Wins Award At Cannes Film Festival

In her first film role in her native German, Hollywood star and former model Diane Kruger swapped her usually glamorous image to play a mother who vows revenge after her ethnic Kurdish husband and son are killed in a neo-Nazi attack. The competition jury for the 70th anniversary Cannes Film Festival has created a special award for Australian actress Nicole Kidman, who appeared in four films at this year's competition.

Culture The Guest Director Adam Wingard To Helm Godzilla Vs. Kong
Author: 0 The Guest Director Adam Wingard To Helm Godzilla Vs. Kong

Godzilla from Legendary was the first entry in the series, and released in 2014 to fairly successful financial and critical acclaim. Adam Wingard has always been one of luminaries of the modern horror scene, having helmed some of two of this century's most striking and innovative shockers in You're Next and The Guest .