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by | May 25, 2017 | 16:43

Police closed Mancunian Way, Linby Street and Jackson Street with police officers in attendance at the scene. A number of roads in the area are now closed. The move came after Monday's suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena, which killed 22 people and injured 64. This is published unedited from the PTI feed .

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:43

Mr. Trump said his visit to the region was one built around the idea of "bringing nations around the world to defeat terrorism, and hateful ideology that drives it so hard and so fast". He was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders during the visit to the site in east Jerusalem . The White House has denied any wrongdoing. Trump's remarks closely followed his comments on terrorism given during a speech to Sunni Arab leaders in Riyadh on Sunday and in comments to Israeli leaders on ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:51

The singer was scheduled to perform in two shows at London's O2 Arena on Thursday and Friday, but in a statement obtained by CNNMoney, Grande said she's canceled all shows through June 5. Asked whether the USA leaks had compromised the investigation, Rudd said: "I wouldn't go that far but I can say that they are perfectly clear about the situation and that it shouldn't happen again".

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:23

Staff at the hospital said Melania Trump had been buoyed by her meeting with Pope Francis, and further proof came when photos emerged of the Trumps' quick visit to the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday. "Three days ago, the US added to the aid package another $75 million for our missile defense program". The PA, however, does not recognize Israel as a Jewish state, and has repeatedly refused to do so.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:41

However, polls ahead of the vote now show the Social Democrats neck-and-neck with Merkel's Christian Democrats. In 2005, then-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder called an early national ballot after the SPD lost an election in the state. The result in the key state could also fuel criticism of the Schulz election team in Berlin, who have little experience running a campaign on the national level.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:09

Officials scoured the background of the British-born ethnic Libyan identified as the bomber, saying he was likely part of a wider terrorist network. Annalise Gandy, 22, paid 36 pounds ($47) for front-row seats at Grande's Friday concert at London's O2 arena , and said that, while the attack was "absolutely terrifying", she still wanted to attend the singer's performances.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:16

Flynn, far left, is expected to plead the Fifth at an appearance before a Senate panel Monday, limiting the intelligence committee's ability probe him. Before the April request, Flynn said through a statement from his lawyer that he wouldn't submit himself to questioning from the committee "without assurances against unfair prosecution".

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:33

Police officers work at a residential property on Elsmore Road in Fallowfield, Manchester, to continue their investigations into the May 22 terror attack at the Manchester Arena . The suspect's father, Ramadan Abedi, said another of his sons, Ismail, was among those detained. British authorities were probing whether Abedi had ties to other cells across Europe and North Africa, according to two officials familiar with the case who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:10

She said he had been known to security forces "up to a point". British police confirm that the suicide bomber who died in an attack on a Manchester concert venue was not acting alone. At Manchester's Didsbury Mosque, where the Abedi family worshipped, authorities condemned the bombing and denied reports that Abedi had worked there.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:30

A White House statement on Trump's meeting with Abbas said he told the U.S. leader he was "ready to begin negotiating immediately". In Belgium, the American leader will make remarks at the new headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation amid concern among alliance members about Trump's commitment to the organization.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:10

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. Annan said it's hard to predict what might happen if Iran is pushed too far, "but what we should learn is that it wasn't sanctions, it wasn't tough actions, that brought the nuclear agreement " it was engagement".

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:07

Jose Mourinho's more experienced side overpowered Ajax across the 90 minutes, conceding possession but denying their opponents the space they needed to play their passing game. Asked to explain his celebration, Mourinho revealed all in his post-match news conference in Stockholm . There are lots of poets in football but poets don't win many titles.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:46

Herzog met with Trump, Kushner and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for several minutes, after the United States president's speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and just before Trump departed the country. Trump provided few specifics about how a deal might be achieved in a peace process that has been stalled for years. The meeting was followed by a brief press conference after which Trump left Bethlehem to visit the Israel Museum and Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem .

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:03

Monday's bombing, which killed 22 people and wounded 64, also resulted in the cancellation of next week's London premiere of the superhero film Wonder Woman and increased security for a music festival this weekend featuring pop star Katy Perry in the northern English city of Hull.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:25

Republicans, already on edge about the possibility of a wave forming that might endanger their House majority in 2018, view a win in Montana as a way to settle their nerves and push back against the negative national narrative - particularly with the special election in Georgia's 6th District next month looking like a dicier proposition for the party.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:12

The US intelligence community concluded in January that Russian Federation tried to influence the presidential election in favor of Trump, including by launching an extensive hacking campaign against senior Democrats. Under questioning by Sen. "They clearly had a more favorable view toward Mr. Trump and actions they were taking were trying to increase his prospects, even though they probably thought they were not that great", Brennan said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:55

A woman arrested in the Blackley area of Manchester on Wednesday has been released without charge. The seventh arrest was made on Wednesday in the town of Nuneaton, central England , widening the probe as the previous arrests were all in the Greater Manchester area of northwest England.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:24

President Donald Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:02

Last week, the court sought Union Health Secretary's stand on a plea for cancellation of the NEET 2017 exam for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses. Justice M V Muralidharan has granted an interim stated on the above mentioned petition. Muralidaran also asked the CBSE not to publish the results till June 7 until further orders.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:04

Should HB 271 pass a full State Senate vote on Wednesday or a later date, it would then return to the PA Assembly, since the Senate version of the bill carries significant amended language from the original Assembly-passed version of the bill.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:04

The Pakistan Army's footage was released in an apparent reaction to the Indian Army releasing a video of the military action which showed some structures in a forested area being destroyed. "Notwithstanding, desire to maintain peace and tranquillity along LOC, Pakistan Army remains undeterred and any misadventure by Indian Army would be responded with even greater force and strength".

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:22

He is accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump. Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama hold hands during a ceremony in 2015. Trump seemed eager for a chance to answer a question about the state of USA and Israeli intelligence sharing.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:15

US President Donald Trump is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories, as he continues his Middle East trip. "The terrorists and extremists and those who give them aid and comfort must be driven out from our society forever", Trump said during remarks in Bethlehem alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas .

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:39

A new report says US intelligence services obtained information during the 2016 presidential election that showed senior Russian officials discussing how to influence Donald Trump through his campaign advisers. Regardless, the president could be in even more hot water now that it's increasingly probable that some of his team members collaborated with the Russians.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:13

However, Saudi Arabia remains hostile to Israel , has no diplomatic relations with it, and is rife with animosity toward the Jewish state. "So you have another story wrong", he said . A day earlier, Netanyahu's cabinet had - complying with a request by Trump - announced a package of goodwill gestures to the Palestinian Authority.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:57

Choi sobbed as she answered the basic questions. She kept her eyes straight ahead after taking her seat in the courtroom aside from a few exchanges with her lawyers. Eventually Park was elected the South's first female president in 2012, winning the highest vote share of any candidate in the democratic era. Choi is also facing charges and at the opening of the trial sat alongside Park.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:23

The 2-0 win over Ajax came less than 48 hours after the terrorist attack which claimed 22 lives at the Manchester Arena, but United's players deserve all the plaudits that come their way for their response in the face of adversity. Beaten coach Peter Bosz said United "only played long balls and didn't take any risks", turning Ajax's first European final in 21 years into what he called "a boring game".

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:42

Iran had had dealings with Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda for decades, Khedery said , adding: "Iran has also maintained ties with the Taliban, and has facilitated various terrorist activities in Afghanistan that have resulted in the killing and wounding of our soldiers and Afghan civilians".

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:50

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 US government's Electronic System for Travel Authorization, or ESTA.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:49

A 23-year-old man was also arrested in the south of the city in connection with the attack. "I spoke to him about five days ago. there was nothing wrong, everything was normal", Abedi said. "The issue is being raised at every relevant level by the British authorities with their USA counterparts". The Manchester bombing raised concern across Europe .

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:17

Turkey summoned the USA ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards in Washington during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit last week.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:13

Abedi's family has lived in the Fallowfield area of south Manchester for at least 10 years, according to The Daily Telegraph newspaper. He said he knew the man from the neighborhood and the mosque but "in the last 15 years, I haven't seen him in trouble at all".

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:08

Hours after the 10:33 p.m. attack on May 22, which authorities are treating as a terrorist act, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Ian Hopkins confirmed that children were among the 22 who died; at least 59 others were wounded. London's Metropolitan Police service announced that military personnel would guard "key locations" as part of what's been called "Operation Temperer", and soldiers were seen at Buckingham Palace and extra police at train stations on Wednesday morning.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:01

The former national security adviser first came under scrutiny after it was revealed that he had spoken with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak , about USA sanctions against the country. "If the Russians want to get into the (Democratic National Committee) again they will be able to get in, or the RNC or just about any other private institution and a lot of public ones".

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:13

Southgate also has a decision to make with his goalkeepers, with Jack Butland fit again after a 12-month injury lay-off. Butland required three operations after injuring his ankle in the 3-2 friendly victory in Berlin in March 2016. The United manager does not want the 19-year-old to go on Under-21 duty this summer to the European Championships and may compromise with the England set-up that Rashford can play in one of the senior side's global contests, before taking a lengthy break ...