• Manchester investigation at 'full tilt' - another arrested today
Manchester investigation at 'full tilt' - another arrested today

Earlier, police hunting a suspected network behind Salman Abedi, the bomber who killed 22 people on Monday night during a concert in Manchester, said they had made two further arrests overnight as they closed in on other possible cell members, Reuters reported.

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  • Chelsea Manning released after almost 7 years in prison
Chelsea Manning released after almost 7 years in prison

Manning was convicted in 2013 of leaking secret military and State Department documents and battlefield video. "I am looking forward to so much!" Friends and family have organised a campaign to raise funds for Manning on her release , which has so far collected more than US$147,000 (€132,242).

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  • Heavy gunfire in Ivory Coast in latest military unrest
Heavy gunfire in Ivory Coast in latest military unrest

Popular opposition to the revolt is gathering momentum. "These acts of an extreme seriousness are contrary to the mission of protection assigned to the armed forces". Sean Lyngaas, a journalist based in Abidjan , told Al Jazeera that the decision of the mutinuous soldiers' spokesman "did not sit well with many" and that he "wasn't really represe...

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  • California Kayaker Survives Great White Shark Attack
California Kayaker Survives Great White Shark Attack

Then the shark bit into his 14-foot kayak, just three feet away from him, Correiar told NatGeo. "I was sure I was done", Brian Correiar told National Geographic . He said he could see the shark's head above the water with its jaws latched onto the end of his kayak. If it weren't for a nearby sailboat, Correiar very well may have been "do...

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  • Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun 2'
Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun 2'

Cruise added that he expected filming to begin "probably in the next year". "It's happening. It is definitely happening". Back in 2015, Skydance CEO David Ellison talked to Collider about Justin Marks writing a screenplay for the " Top Gun " sequel with "an wonderful role for Maverick".

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  • The French President Confirms He 100% Fucked Up Trump's Hand On Purpose
The French President Confirms He 100% Fucked Up Trump's Hand On Purpose

Macron shook a couple more hands before Trump, who yanked Macron's arm toward him in the handshake. The awkwardly long, white-knuckled, handshake was seen by many as a power projection, of sorts, by two newly elected world leaders in the full glare of the worldwide media.

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  • Ariana Grande Vows Return To Manchester In Letter To Fans
Ariana Grande Vows Return To Manchester In Letter To Fans

Trump also said that there is "no relationship we cherish more than the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom ". The name of the man arrested in the early hours Friday and those of the eight others in custody were not released.

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  • Spain saves 157 migrants in 5 boats crossing from Africa
Spain saves 157 migrants in 5 boats crossing from Africa

Almost 80 migrants were rescued off Libya's coast on Friday after clinging to their sinking boat for two days, though the bodies of seven people who did not survive were also recovered, officials said. That figure is higher than the same period past year. A year ago 181,000 migrants entered Europe, 90 percent of whom came via Libya. Libya has...

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  • Man, 25, arrested over Manchester blast
Man, 25, arrested over Manchester blast

Wearing a black puffa jacket, baseball cap, jeans and trainers, the CCTV images show Abedi in glasses, carrying the rucksack containing the device that killed 22 people and injured 119 others. In a brief statement the singer said that she will be returning to the city to offer support to her fans. Within an hour GMP had set up a specialist counte...

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  • Rouhani vows to continue ballistic missile program
Rouhani vows to continue ballistic missile program

By all accounts, alongside Raisi, who won over 15 million votes, Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei doesn't support Rouhani's vision either. Conservative clerics were also angered by the fact that men and women danced together in the streets of Tehran following Rouhani's election victory, testing the country's strict segregation rule...

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  • Airstrike chain reaction led to over 100 civilian deaths in Mosul
Airstrike chain reaction led to over 100 civilian deaths in Mosul

They claim there were no IS fighters in the house struck by the USA bomb and that IS militants had not rigged it with explosives. Residents carry the bodies of several people killed during fighting between Iraq security forces and Islamic State militants on the western side of Mosul , Iraq on March 24, 2017.

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  • 5 killed in Jakarta bombing
5 killed in Jakarta bombing

JAKARTA , Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia's president has ordered a thorough investigation of the network behind two suicide bombings that targeted police in the capital and killed three police officers. The busy Transjakarta bus rapid transit hub in East Jakarta and the surrounding area descended into chaos after the explosions. Police spokesmen ...

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  • Iran's leader jabs Trump's 'theatrical' Saudi trip
Iran's leader jabs Trump's 'theatrical' Saudi trip

Mr Rouhani also said last week's election showed Iranians wanted more democracy and interaction with the world, adding that this would lead to much-needed economic progress. Iranian leaders were aware that if Ebrahim Raisi was elected president, tensions would have escalated with the West, the nuclear deal would likely have fallen apart, and possib...

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  • Trump calls trip abroad a 'home run'
Trump calls trip abroad a 'home run'

Axios reported late Saturday , citing sources with direct knowledge of the situation, that Trump has already informed multiple people in the government, including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, that he intends to pull the USA from the global climate change deal.

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  • RFE/RL: Trump lectures NATO allies on defense spending
RFE/RL: Trump lectures NATO allies on defense spending

And many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years and not paying in those past years. President Donald Trump might have once supported the British decision to leave the European Union , but he is now seemingly anxious about the impact of Brexit for US workers.

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  • Trrump's Tweets May Start Being Vetted by Lawyers, WSJ Reports
Trrump's Tweets May Start Being Vetted by Lawyers, WSJ Reports

According to a report published Friday by The Wall Street Journal , a Trump administration aide told reporters a group of lawyers will "vet" the president's tweets to limit the number of controversial messages posted. Earlier this month , Trump threatened former Federal Bureau of Investigation direct James Comey over Twitter suggesting that thei...

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  • Tearfund 'disappointed' as Trump stalls on climate change deal
Tearfund 'disappointed' as Trump stalls on climate change deal

But according to a media report by United States website Axios , Mr Trump has told "confidants", including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave a landmark global agreement on climate change .

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  • Meggitt plc (MGGT) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc
Meggitt plc (MGGT) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc

The lowest target is $8 while the high is $13. The firm now has GBX 1550.00 target price per share on the stock. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. BNP Paribas maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, April 13 report. The rating was maintained by Bryan Garnier & Cie with "Neu...

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  • Iranian president Rouhani calls US relations 'a curvy road'
Iranian president Rouhani calls US relations 'a curvy road'

President Hassan Rouhani said that Saudis should know that terrorism is a big threat to the region and the world and there is no choice except moderation. "We are waiting for the government to be well established so we can pass judgment", Rouhani said. In his victory speech, Rouhani said that the Iranian people had made their choice clear a...

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  • Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria
Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

The FBI investigation is now being overseen by Robert Mueller, a respected former FBI director who was given broad powers to pursue the case as a special counsel after Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9. This particular, very odd approach to the Russians may well have been simple amateurishness, but the pattern of Trump officials forgetting or...

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  • UN Security Council discusses North Korea's latest missile test at emergency meeting
UN Security Council discusses North Korea's latest missile test at emergency meeting

U.S. officials and experts, however, questioned the extent of its progress. China - the North's major diplomatic ally and key trading partner - has stopped buying coal from it, denying the regime access to a key source of the hard currency needed to fund its weapons programmes.

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  • Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims
Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims

After a series of police raids in and around Manchester , a total of eight people are in custody in connection with the suicide bombing . American pop singer Ariana Grande has suspended her world tour until June 5 in the wake of the deadly attack at her concert in Manchester that claimed the lives of 22 people , including children.

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  • CCTV shows United Kingdom bomber on night of attack
CCTV shows United Kingdom bomber on night of attack

Two other people were taken into custody and then released. Eleven other men, aged between 18 and 44, are in custody. More arrests are expected. A threat level of "severe" means an attack is highly likely. Armed police were on the streets Saturday outside London's Wembley Stadium, and security guards conducted extra bag checks, as 90,000 fans arr...

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  • Manchester attack: Streets evacuated in Moss Side amid new police raids
Manchester attack: Streets evacuated in Moss Side amid new police raids

They said the investigation was not slowing, with some 1000 officers involved, and the priority was to determine if more people were involved in planning the attack. The revelations about the explosive detonated at the Manchester Arena on Monday came from Mike McCaul, Republican chair of the House homeland security committee, who said the backpac...

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  • Kushner's security clearance should be reviewed, top committee Democrat says
Kushner's security clearance should be reviewed, top committee Democrat says

McMaster, Senior Advisor Jared Kushner and Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell provided information to and sought input from a number of senators regarding President Trump's first global trip. Trump, according to one person familiar with his thinking, believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite t...

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  • Rouhani: Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia forum to take place in Tehran
Rouhani: Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia forum to take place in Tehran

Rouhani hailed Iranians' massive turnout in his first presser after re-election, which was held in Tehran May 22, Trend's correspondent reported from the event. In a further dig at Iran's biggest rival in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Rouhani reiterated the Iranian assertion that Saudi Arabia had been behind the September 11, 2001 terror attacks...

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  • Moment Donald Trump seems to be snubbed by new French President
Moment Donald Trump seems to be snubbed by new French President

Trump told Macron he is under "heavy" pressure back in the U.S. on the climate accord brokered by the Obama administration in 2015. The infamous tug-and-pull and the "slight pat on hand" that Trump has demonstrated in the past have often put the ones at the receiving end in quite a fix.

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  • Amash seeks to block sale of $110B in weapons to Saudis
Amash seeks to block sale of $110B in weapons to Saudis

USA lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to stop at least a portion of President Donald Trump's sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. "This resolution allows us to have an overall discussion in the Middle East, which has been lacking here, and a discussion about Saudi Arabia's role in Yemen", Paul said.

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  • Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chiefs on defense spending
Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chiefs on defense spending

A theme that runs through the summit is the showcasing of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to Mr. Trump, who had called the alliance " obsolete " during his presidential campaign, although he reversed his position during Mr. He performed his overwrought handshake with French President Emmanuel Macron , yet another in a odd history of alpha-m...

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  • Oversight Dem calls for suspension of Kushner's security clearance
Oversight Dem calls for suspension of Kushner's security clearance

Jared Kushner , he of the marriage to Trump daughter Ivanka and the massive portfolio in the White House, reportedly sought to set up a secret back-channel with the Russians during the presidential transition - a major no-no that raised even more questions about the campaign's ties to a foreign government and Kushner's viability in the White Hous...

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  • Iran's Rouhani defies hardliners to win second term
Iran's Rouhani defies hardliners to win second term

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said the re-election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani does not change the imperative that the world must be vigilant and oppose the regime's internal and external aggressions. "The Iranian people voted for moderation as they know a prosperous economy and jobs can only happen through investment, and investment t...

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  • Chaffetz doubles down on request for Comey documents after Federal Bureau of Investigation balks
Chaffetz doubles down on request for Comey documents after Federal Bureau of Investigation balks

According to CNN , Comey - who was sacked earlier this month by President Donald Trump - was afraid a falsified email that claimed then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch had colluded to get Clinton off the hook would become public if he did not end the investigation.

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  • Kelly Calls Maintaining Communication Channels With Russia 'a Good Thing'
Kelly Calls Maintaining Communication Channels With Russia 'a Good Thing'

Kushner joined Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security advisor, at the meetings with Kislyak at Trump Tower, which were apparently meant to create a back channel for direct Kremlin-Washington communications during the transition period, according to the Washington Post and others.

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  • Health care bill would drive up premiums for millions, CBO finds
Health care bill would drive up premiums for millions, CBO finds

U.S. President Donald Trump's budget director told the Senate Budget Committee Thursday that Republican legislation aimed at revamping the nation's health care law would curtail the growth of health care costs. Some of the biggest losses would come from the AHCA's $834 billion cut to Medicaid , the state-federal health-care program for the poo...

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  • 8 killed in shooting rampage in MS; suspect arrested
8 killed in shooting rampage in MS; suspect arrested

The different crime scenes are on Lee Drive in Bogue Chitto and two in Brookhaven at Coopertown Road and East Lincoln Road. The slain deputy was identified as 36-year-old William Durr , a two-year veteran at the sheriff's department and four-year veteran of the Brookhaven Police Department.

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