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Manchester attacker's father, younger brother arrested in Tripoli - spokesman
- May 25, 2017

Ramadan now works as the administrative manager of Tripoli's Central Security force. UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she was irritated with the early release of information about bomber Salman Abedi by the United States and told her American counterparts that no further leaks should happen. (more...)
Sean Connery leads James Bond tributes to Roger Moore
- May 25, 2017

Speaking in 2014, Sir Roger said he didn't think he would recognise the borough if he visited nowadays, adding his home in St Mary's Mount had since been demolished. Moore shot to fame as the smooth-talking adventurer Simon Templar in British television show " The Saint " in the 1960s, and also starred alongside Tony Curtis in "The Persuaders" in the 1970s. (more...)
United Kingdom police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe United Kingdom police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe
- May 25, 2017

Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power. British Prime Minister Theresa May will appeal to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders on Thursday to unite to combat terrorism by addressing its root causes and the "propagation of poisonous ideology, particularly online". (more...)
Predators looking to clinch series on home ice Monday
- May 25, 2017

That was what happened on the game-winner. The Nashville Predators took another step towards the Stanley Cup Finals with a 3-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday. It seemed like everyone on the ice was holding a grudge, if not a death wish. Moments before he made a Bobby Orr-like leap and scored the biggest goal of his career, the 23-year-old had lost a tooth after being driven face-first onto the ice. (more...)
May to cut short G7 programme after Manchester attack
- May 25, 2017

Abedi's father and younger brother were detained by security personnel in the Libyan capital, Tripoli , on Wednesday, according to witnesses and officials. In addition to the brother in Manchester, British police officers said they'd detained four potential associates of Abedi in the United Kingdom on Wednesday. (more...)
Game Of Thrones Season 7 Trailer: The Great War Is Here
- May 25, 2017

The trailer shows three main houses who could take over the Seven Kingdoms: House Lannister, House Stark, and House Targaryen. Then again, since this is Game Of Thrones , a TV show that doesn't give a stuff about either the notion of karma or the desires of its audience, maybe we won't. (more...)
Long Island weather: Rain likely Thursday, tapering off Friday
- May 25, 2017

Get ready for some gorgeous weather Thursday and Friday . However, any sun today will lead to destabilization later and downpours and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening. And models have been advertising an isolated shower Friday afternoon - but I don't buy any big rain impacts Friday . Sunday will start off quiet. (more...)
Chris Cornell Dead: Relive Six of His Most Iconic Music Moments Chris Cornell Dead: Relive Six of His Most Iconic Music Moments
- May 25, 2017

Hotel security eventually found him dead and it was later ruled by the medical examiner that the cause of death was suicide by hanging . Before a home game that evening against the White Sox, the Mariners honored the memory of the grunge-era icon with a pregame tribute and by playing his music during the contest. (more...)
Twenty in critical condition after Monday's Manchester bombing Twenty in critical condition after Monday's Manchester bombing
- May 25, 2017

They provided no details on the individuals held. The Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, a draw for tourists, was canceled because it requires support from police officers, which authorities decided was not a good use of police resources given the threat level. (more...)
More arrests over Manchester bombing as United Kingdom lifts terror alert
- May 25, 2017

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats Coats told a Senate panel Tuesday. At least 22 people were killed and 64 people were injured in Monday's attacks at Manchester Arena . Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, told reporters Wednesday he understands the concern about us leaks possibly harming the United Kingdom police operation. (more...)
Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders
- May 25, 2017

VOA Europe correspondent Luis Ramirez reports from Brussels that Europe's recent terrorist attacks mean the US leader may get the support he needs to strengthen the alliance's anti-terrorist efforts. Sources told ANP that they don't want Trump to leave the coalition empty handed. The alliance has only once invoked Article 5: the day after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, which triggered NATO's participation in the war in Afghanistan. (more...)
Celtics stun Cavs with comeback win Celtics stun Cavs with comeback win
- May 25, 2017

It was good enough though to help the Boston Celtics shock the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday, and not just because it eventually went through the hoop. The42 is on Instagram! "I feel some adversity is all part of the postseason", James said . Cleveland went into the game as 17-point favorites. (more...)
United Kingdom investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers, make four more arrests United Kingdom investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers, make four more arrests
- May 25, 2017

The senior Abedi fled Tripoli in 1993 after Moammar Gadhafi's security authorities issued an arrest warrant for him and eventually sought political asylum in Britain. The University of Salford near Manchester has said in a statement that Abedi had been one of its students - although he reportedly dropped out in recent years - and that it was helping police with their investigation. (more...)
India lobs fiery video, so does Pakistan
- May 25, 2017

In recent weeks, the two nations have also sparred over a Pakistan's military court's order to hang an Indian convicted of spying and terrorism who New Delhi maintains is innocent. The 22-second video released by the Indian Army showed concrete structures being reduced to rubble amid plumes of smoke and balls of fire. India had launched a massive fire assault along the LoC to destroy Pakistani posts and bunkers along with killing of Pakistan Army personnel and terrorists sitting there. (more...)
Pope Francis and President Trump meet: what you need to know
- May 25, 2017

Trump, meeting the pontiff for the first time, said he had "renewed" the U.S. "commitment to fighting global famine", with the United Nations warning that about 20 million people across Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk. (more...)
Fernandinho admits 'something went wrong' for Manchester City this season
- May 25, 2017

Senior City sources said there is a "strong chance" he will be offered a contract extension. "This is the story of this season; we had improved during the last months and I hope we will improve more next season". It also promises to be an emotional night with City fans saying farewell to cult hero Pablo Zabaleta on his last appearance at the Etihad Stadium. (more...)
Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats
- May 25, 2017

The Trump budget also seeks to curb illegal immigration, which could discourage foreigners " even those with visas " from entering the country and increasing the size of the workforce. Women are twice as likely as men to rely on food stamps, and over 7.8 million women and children relied on WIC benefits in 2016. If the USA economy did shift into a higher gear and begin growing at 3 percent on a sustained basis, Treasury bond yields would likely move far beyond the 3.8 percent rate the ... (more...)
Hilarious Memes of President Trump's Awkward Meeting With Pope Francis Hilarious Memes of President Trump's Awkward Meeting With Pope Francis
- May 25, 2017

They shared a laugh as Trump smiled. "You need to make sure you're doing your share for your own security as well". Trump's declaration of intent followed a keenly-anticipated encounter between the billionaire businessman and the former Jesuit priest who has made championing the poor and the third world major themes of his papacy. (more...)
Melania Trump successfully ditches Donald Trump's hand... AGAIN! Melania Trump successfully ditches Donald Trump's hand... AGAIN!
- May 25, 2017

Israel and the Palestinians have not held direct talks for more than three years and Trump acknowledged it was "one of the toughest deals of all". Mr Trump went to take the First Lady's hand as they were exiting Air Force One, only for her to suddenly attempt to fix her hair. (more...)
Weekend Box Office: Who's In First?
- May 25, 2017

Based on that number, analysts believed Alien: Covenant would easily outpace Guardians , but the latest Marvel movie rallied on Saturday and is now estimated to have a $ 35 million box office weekend, just $1 million short of Alien: Covenant's estimated $ 36 million opening weekend . (more...)

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