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by | May 24, 2017 | 00:41

There were no immediate details of what happened during the concert by the American singer, but witnesses reported hearing two loud bangs coming from near the arena's bars. Besides baggage inspection, there would also be metal detectors and search dogs, it said in a statement . The Queen has offered her "deepest sympathy" to all those affected by the "dreadful" terrorist attack in Manchester , saying that the incident has "shocked" the nation.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:56

A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch. From now on, Trump said, the US would seek gradual reform in the region, not sudden intervention. He later signed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia worth $110 billion dollars, among several other agreements. "The U.S. leaders should know that whenever we need a missile test because of a technical aspect, we will test".

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:24

The tweet is the first reaction from Iranian side on President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia and comes after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was re-elected to a second term on Saturday. It also accused the USA of spreading "Iranophobia" after Mr Trump lashed out at Tehran , singling it out as a key source of funding and support for militants.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:52

Three are white men and the other two white women. Allred represents several women who have also accused Cosby of sexual assault , including one who will testify as "Victim 6". The podcast, " Cosby Unraveled " comes from WHYY, the public radio station in Philadelphia. He wore sunglasses, carried a cane and held a man by the arm.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:44

Russia has denied involvement, and Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Russia.Reuters reported on Thursday that Flynn and other advisers to Trump's campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the US presidential race.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:48

US President Donald Trump sought to defend himself against criticism that he provided Israeli intelligence to Russian Federation as he met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday. "I make this promise to you: my administration will always stand with Israel ", Trump said. Trump kept up his tough talk about Iran that began during his visit to Saudi Arabia over the weekend.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:34

Incumbent President Hassan Rouhani has been declared victor of Iran's presidential election, Iran's state TV announced. Rouhani, a moderate who agreed a deal with world powers to limit Iran's nuclear programme, will thus avoid a second-round run-off.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:19

Addressing the Arab-Islamic American Summit in Riyadh , he said: "We now face a humanitarian and security disaster in this region that is spreading". Drive them out of your communities. "This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life and decent people, all in the name of religion.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:53

China is preparing to enforce a wide-reaching cyber security law that US business groups say will threaten the operations of foreign firms in the country with strict local data storage laws and stringent surveillance requirements. Banks, both private and public, said they had not detected any attack on their networks. Run Windows Update on your computers to receive the latest security updates.

by | May 24, 2017 | 02:02

Grande, meanwhile, was set to perform at London's O2 Arena later this week but is reported by TMZ to be suspending the remainder of her Dangerous Woman Tour . Northern Ireland captain Steve Davis called it a "Sickening attack on innocent people". The city's Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) Hospital was blocked off to all but essential staff due to what the facility called a major incident.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:52

Speaking with CNBC on Monday, Ross enthused that the president was able to conduct his business in Saudi Arabia without having to face any dissenting voices as he regularly has to face in the United States. During the president's recent visit, the USA and Saudi Arabia sealed deals of between $280 billion and $380 billion, including an arms deal, which is valued at $110 billion.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:47

TRT World's Jon Brain reports from Saudi capital Riyadh . On Sunday, Israel authorised some economic concessions to the Palestinians that a Cabinet statement said "will ease daily civilian life in the Palestinian Authority after ( Trump ) who arrives tomorrow, asked to see some confidence building steps".

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:00

US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged the Muslim world to join a campaign to "defeat terrorism" in a speech in Riyadh during his Saudi Arabia visit. At the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh on Sunday, Trump said that Iran has been supporting terrorists, militias and extremist groups that spread destruction and chaos across the Middle East .

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:26

So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life. But that's what they are - they're losers. Last night, James Corden offered an emotional tribute to those killed in a bombing at Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester , UK. Another man was arrested in the Arndale Centre, but this is not now believed to be connected to Monday night's attacks.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:17

Citing U.S. intelligence officials, CBS News reported Tuesday morning that 23-year-old Salman Abedi, who was known to British authorities prior to the attack , carried out the attack . The wounded are being treated in several different area hospitals and some of them were battling life-threatening injuries, authorities said. Video from inside the arena showed people screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:01

The attack led to a large-scale investigation by the Manchester police , who asked for drivers with dashboard cameras to hand them any film they took late on Monday. The first victim of the attack has been named as 18-year-old student Georgina Callander . "I haven't seen her since 5 o'clock last night", Campbell said, fighting back tears.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:16

Abbas said he welcomed Trump's "noble and possible mission". Trump is scheduled to deliver a policy speech in Jerusalem later Tuesday. He's speaking alongside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') in Bethlehem .

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:49

Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian popularly known as "Ahok", was jailed on May 9 for two years. Purnama was hauled to court previous year to face trial for allegedly insulting Islam while campaigning for re-election, after the claims sparked major protests in Jakarta .

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:13

However, a local reporter at the scene said people had left he Manchester Arena 'covered in blood.' British police raided two sites in the northern English city and arrested a 23-year-old man at a third location. "We struggle to comprehend the warped and twisted mind that sees a room packed with young children not as a scene to cherish but as an opportunity for carnage", May said as campaigning for Britain's June 8 national election was suspended.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:24

Trump tied the attack in to his talks with Middle East leaders on his trip overseas. Kushner, a practicing Orthodox Jew, has known Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for about 20 years, dating to his childhood, when Netanyahu knew Kushner's father.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:14

Chris Parker, who has been sleeping rough in Manchester for about a year, said that instead of fleeing when he heard the bang, he headed inside the venue and tried to help. On social media , people shared videos of people rushing from the arena and ambulances arriving. "This wicked ideology must be obliterated". It happened at around 10:33pm on Monday 22nd May at the end of an Ariana Grande .

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:42

Since Trump's inauguration on January 20, Trump's policy towards Israel and the Palestinians has been in flux. President Trump has decided not to immediately move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem , a senior White House official said , breaking a campaign promise but avoiding a provocation that could drive Palestinians away from peace talks.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:42

Trump told the Israeli crowd that his meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his conversations with Netanyahu, left him certain that the elusive deal is within reach. "I think it goes into the very nature of the intelligence community's work and its ability to work with the executive branch and the presidency", he said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:10

The scene of the reunion was tearful and emotional; however, numerous families at the reunion event told German news outlet DW that the real celebration could only begin when all of the missing girls had come home. The girls' release came in exchange for five of Boko Haram's commanders, a deal Switzerland, the International Committee of the Red Cross and various NGOs helped Nigeria facilitate.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:52

The MEA had said that it would take up the matter with Canada. "Canada's privacy laws prevent me from commenting further", said Nadir Patel , the High Commissioner, in the press release. Responding to a question, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Bagley said the description by the Canadian authorities is completely unacceptable.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:55

Most presidents' budgets are "dead on arrival" in Congress. "You have to understand that for Trump , growth is populism, so he doesn't see this as a budget of cuts but a budget for growth", said Sam Nunberg, a longtime Trump associate who worked on his campaign in 2015.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:25

Donald Trump has embarked on his first foreign trip as president. The message Trump conveyed on Sunday was one of understanding - but there was also a clear call to action. These are people that push gays off business - off buildings. "I think it would be a historic mistake for us to walk away from that". The Commerce secretary, who accompanied Trump to the oil-rich kingdom over the weekend, said he found it "fascinating" that he did not see "a single hint of a protester anywhere there ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:09

In the BBC interview, the Prime Minister said she had "clarified" her policy because Mr Corbyn was misleading vulnerable people about it in order to "sneak into No 10". But Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said at the time that it was "completely explicit" that the idea of a cap had been dropped. Earlier, Ed Miliband tweeted: "This is now a character issue, as well as a care issue".

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:49

Locals estimated that up to 240 people might have been killed in the attack. The British comedian, presenting "The Late Late Show" on the U.S. television network CBS, said: "It shocks me every time we hear this sort of news, that attacks like this can happen, but especially when there will be so many children at this concert tonight".

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:35

The first victim of the Manchester bomb attack at the city's arena has been named by her college as Georgina Callander. The Manchester Arena , which has more than 20,000 seats, is one of the largest indoor venues in Europe, according to its website .

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:48

The leaders are expected to discuss resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Abbas, for his part, reiterated his commitment to the principle of the two-state solution. It's not easy, but we agree with him - peace is possible. "Their demands are humane and just, and I call on the Israeli government to respond to these legitimate humanitarian demands", said Abbas.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:55

Robinson said she took dozens of teenage girls to the nearby Holiday Inn Express hotel and tweeted out her phone number to anxious parents telling them to meet her there. Taliè Andrèa branded John "a handsome soul". "I just returned from London and met with all my security intelligence colleagues. Rest in paradise John you lovely soul".

by | May 24, 2017 | 01:46

He added that the House's opposition to vouchers is unwarranted. That could shock classmates who don't know the youngsters are transgender . GOODWYN: Representative Rafael Anchia, also from Dallas, is among the many House Democrats who fought tooth and nail until about midnight to stop the bathroom bill.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:19

Mueller had been briefed on memos Comey had written about his interactions with Trump , including his recollection of Trump asking for the FBI to end its investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Trump clearly prided himself on this sort of horse-trading throughout his career - from his bestselling book "The Art of the Deal" to his 2016 presidential campaign in which he promised that he knew how to make better deals than anyone now in office.

by | May 24, 2017 | 00:30

The group said in a statement published on its social media channels that "one of the caliphate's soldiers placed bombs among the crowds", and threatened more attacks . We continue to do all we can to support them. British security services believe that Salman Abedi, who died in the blast, carried out the attack , CBS News and the Associated Press report.