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by | May 25, 2017 | 14:54

The suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester , northern England, on Monday has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, British police said. "Whilst some of what we are doing will be obvious to the public there is a huge amount of work happening day and night that the public will never know about", Commander Jane Connors, leading the London policing operation, said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:35

It was detonated in the foyer between Manchester Arena and Victoria station shortly before it detonated amid Ariana Grande fans pouring out of the concert. She also complained about US officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the USA press. "I have been very clear with our friends that that should not happen again", she said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:00

When pressed for more information, he said, "I'm going to start filming it probably in the next year". "It's happening. It's definitely happening". Cruise played the cocky pilot Maverick in Top Gun , one of the top students in a U.S. The original film made a stunning $356million at the worldwide box office (from an original production budget of $15m), jet-propelled Tom Cruise to the top of the A-list and was credited for a massive boost in US Navy recruitment levels.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:05

Mere hours before he took his own life, Cornell sang one last time with Soundgarden at Detroit's Fox Theater, and the band was scheduled to perform in Columbus, Ohio later in the week at the Rock on the Range Festival. In 2001, the singer joined Audioslave , formed from former Rage Against the Machine members. Audioslave disbanded in 2007, but Cornell and Soundgarden reunited in 2010 and released the band's sixth studio album, " King Animal " in 2012.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:35

Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said the first phase would allow soldiers to replace police officers at fixed locations but after that they could "augment our patrols" at sites such as transport hubs and major events. "Today we only know what British investigators have told us - someone of British nationality, of Libyan origin, who suddenly after a trip to Libya, then probably to Syria, becomes radicalized and decides to carry out this attack", Collomb told BFMTV.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:47

Police have conducted a series of raids since the attack and arrested three men in south Manchester on Wednesday. Two poor-quality images from closed circuit television show a young man, who Sky said the police believed to be Abedi , dressed in black with a black rucksack with a vivid blue lining.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:32

Game of Thrones thunders into Season 7 on July 16. "Whatever stands in our way, we'll defeat it", the queen says showing off her incredible new Red Keep map room set. Ser Davos ( Liam Cunningham ), a survivor if there ever was one, has the last word. After losing all her dearest - her children - Cersei has no other concerns than the domination of the Kingdom of the Seven Crowns, no matter the price.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:36

An adaptation of the hugely popular French comic book series Valerian and Laureline , the movie was announced by Luc Besson in 2015. And it looks incredible . Iconic movie The Fifth Element may be 20-years-old but to this day it's still considered one of the better sci-fi masterpieces of all-time. It's this mix of confirmed and potential influences that make Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets all the more exciting to behold, as a good, 90's inspired sci-fi freak out is ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:30

Ms Rudd praised the British secret services, which she said had foiled 13 plots since 2013. Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power. Another suspect was arrested Tuesday and Abedi's father confirmed to The Associated Press that was Salman's older brother Ismail. "They arrested the father, and I think the rest of the family kind of disappeared", Khuri said, adding that he knew the man from the neighborhood and the mosque.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:49

Manchester police on Tuesday identified Abedi as the person suspected of detonating an improvised explosive device at the Manchester Arena . "These searches are connected to Monday's attack on the Manchester Arena , but this is a fast-moving investigation and we are keeping an open mind at this stage".

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:42

Unfortunately, we won't find out until Arrow returns this fall on The CW . It will be unusual to see what happens to the format of the series next year now that its gimmick of showing fans what happened during the five years that Oliver was allegedly stranded on the island, but odds are good it won't be missed.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:47

Kit Harington , who has played Jon Snow (alive, dead, and then alive again) on HBO's Game of Thrones , revealed in a new interview that he and girlfriend Rose Leslie , once also his onscreen love interest, are-finally-moving in together.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:51

Ariana Grande has postponed her tour until June 7 following the tragic explosion outside Manchester Arena Monday night at the close of her performance. Speaking on Wednesday afternoon, Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said: "I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating".

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:49

Sources said the strike was carried out on May 9, nine days after two Indian security personnel were beheaded by Pakistani special forces in Kashmir . Bilateral relations between India and Pakistan worsened following several terrorist attacks in India, he said. Narula further claimed that the objective of the Indian Army's "engagement" was to "bring down the number of terrorists in Kashmir so that local youth are not encouraged to take up arms".

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:26

U.S. President Donald Trump , left, meets Pope Francis , Wednesday, May 24, 2017 , at the Vatican . Other gifts from the pope include his three writings on the topics of family, the joy of the gospel and "care of our common home, the environment", which the pope said he gives to all Catholics.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:45

Unfortunately for Baz Luhrmann's hip-hop history show The Get Down , it just couldn't convince Netflix that it was worth the money, and Deadline is reporting that the streaming service has now officially canceled the show after one, two-part season.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:16

Silva is, however, of the opinion that progress is being made at the Etihad Stadium and that 2017-18 promises to be considerably more productive as both he and the club take aim at more major silverware. "Hopefully all the fans come to support us and to express gratitude for one of the most important players in the history of Manchester City ". City captain Vincent Kompany has led the tributes to Zabaleta , telling reporters: "He epitomises what the fans have loved about City for so many ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:34

Until now, Bullock only had a restraining order to protect her from Corbett, a measure that does little good if the person under the order is suffering from mental health issues and isn't taking the necessary medication. He faced up to 12 years in prison if convicted of those charges. Detectives described an arsenal of weapons they said were discovered in the defendant's residence after Los Angeles police searched the converted garage in which he was apparently living.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:04

In standard practice, the pope gave rosaries to the president's visiting US delegation, including first lady Melania Trump and the president's son-in-law and daughter, White House advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump . On the other side of Trump, with a foot of separation, stands a stone-faced Pope Francis , looking dignified and resplendent in his white papal vestments and his white skullcap.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:32

The President is urging the USA and Israel to boost cooperation against common threats, and declaring that Iran never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon. Trump added that the State of Israel was a "strong and soaring monument to the solemn pledge we repeat and affirm "Never again". After meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, the President said "we can truly achieve a more peaceful future for this region and for people of all faiths and all beliefs and frankly all ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:16

Scott had apparently sketched out a long-term plan for getting the series from Prometheus to the original Alien . It's leading worldwide as well with $66.3 million this weekend, and $117.8 million total when counting last weekend's global opening (one frame before it was released in the states).

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:28

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on his native island of Mindanao following a failed raid by soldiers on Tuesday on a hideout of the Maute militant group, which triggered clashes and chaos across the largely Muslim city of Marawi.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:31

The major Asian transport hub issued this year's first "black rainstorm warning" - the highest of three heavy rain signals - before midday, which saw several schools close for the afternoon. China Eastern Airlines confirmed the incident and posted on Weibo, a Chinese social media account, that there were no fatalities and apologised to the public.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:36

The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed instead of police Wednesday in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere. 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.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:55

Britain's political parties meanwhile agreed to resume campaigning on Friday after a three-day break, as authorities warned that another attack is imminent. Under normal circumstances, he said, Abedi may have been able to travel to the United States because he was from Britain, a visa-waiver country, but he would have been subjected to a background check via the USA government's Electronic System for Travel Authorization, or ESTA.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:00

Mersey Care NHS foundation trust, which runs Ashworth hospital, confirmed that Brady died at 6.30 p.m. An inquest into his death opened this afternoon in Southport after he passed away at Ashworth Hospital in Merseyside around 6pm yesterday.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:46

However, the 49-year-old singer didn't seem too keen on the idea, telling the rapping superstar, "Oh, I don't know", before introducing him to her son René-Charles, who attended the event alongside her. The Canadian powerhouse took the stage to perform a breathtaking, chills-inducing rendition of the Titanic theme song, in honor of the film's 20th anniversary.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:34

EDT). Spoilers for the episode tease that it might be Aria ( Lucy Hale ) who will be blackmailed by A.D. This is because she was the one who received a telling text from A.D.in the previous episode . Pretty Little Liars airs Tuesdays on Freeform. Who do you think will be the blackmail victim in this episode of Pretty Little Liars? Then, everything changed when she went missing - he slowly rebuilt his (now-legal) relationship with Aria , and the two of them wrote a book together, ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:43

Campaigning for Britain's June 8 election was suspended. NEWS: Will Ariana Grande Suspend World Tour After Manchester Bombing? . "These relationships enable us to collaborate and share privileged and sensitive information that allows us to defeat terrorism and protect the public at home and overseas", the spokesperson said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:47

The suspect was carrying a package, the contents of which officers were investigating. Grande, who reportedly is in Boca Raton, Florida, with her family, has kept a low profile since Monday's blast, which killed 22, including an 8-year-old girl.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:03

Critics of Saudi Arabia have said that its strict view of Islam fuels Sunni extremism, called takfir, and some accuse the Saudis of responsibility for the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in the United States . Trump also criticized Iran for providing "safe harbor, financial backing, social standing for recruitment". Other parts of the speech were a forceful defence of Israel and pledges by Trump to defend the country against common enemies, including Iran.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:47

The song, featuring internet sensation Epic Sax Guy - who starred when SunStroke Project represented Moldova in 2010 - raked in the televotes to finish third. "The Eurovision is the most famous song contest in the world". It's only been a matter of days since Portugal was crowned the victor of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, their first and only victory since their debut in 1964.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:46

On this week's show, he said , the cast made light of Trump's interview with Lester Holt , his lawyers' admission that he has no business dealings with Russian Federation " with a few exceptions " and Sean Spicer's combative press briefings.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:12

He has reinvigorated the G.I. Joe franchise, Disney's Journey to the Centre of the Earth and has arguably become the biggest star in the Fast and the Furious series thanks to his scene-stealing role as Agent Hobbs (and for the record, yes, we want that spinoff please).

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:53

Dirty Dancing fans said on social media that it was worse than their already low expectations. During an interview with E! Baby has moved on to a new man (and has a daughter), but she still takes a local community salsa class. Considering this reboot is a TV movie and on a network show like ABC , expect less groin gyrating movements and more Disney family fun and on-the-nose dialogue.