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Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

US intelligence officials said on Thursday they do not expect British Prime Minister Theresa May's concerns about USA officials' leaks on the Manchester suicide bombing to affect the closest intelligence partnership in the world. The British-born 22-year-old of Libyan descent detonated the blast on Monday evening, killing 22 people outside a packed Manchester Arena after a show by USA pop star Ariana Grande .

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British Police Resume Sharing Intel With US Counterparts

Normally, Britain and America sustain a two-way flow of information on terror investigations. The publication of those photos set off alarms among British authorities and raised concerns that such a leak could fracture the intelligence-sharing alliance known as the " Five Eyes ", which includes intelligence agencies from the U.S., Great Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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Ringling Bros. Says Goodbye After 146 Years

The iconic circus declined in recent years due to high operating costs and long, costly legal battles with animal rights groups, such as the one to eliminate elephant acts. Elephants were removed from the shows a year ago. Feld said some will be transferred to the some of the company's more profitable shows like Monster Jam, Disney on Ice and Marvel Live!, and that it will help with job placement, resumes and, in some cases, housing relocation.

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Celine Dion found her Billboard performance very special

Cher attended the Billboard Music Awards 2017 on Sunday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to accept the ICON award and to perform on BBMA stage after a gap of 15 years. Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling" won top selling song and top radio song. Dion, herself, became one of the most discussed parts of the star-studded event when she turned in an inspiring performance of "My Heart Will Go On," a track immortalized by its use in 1997's historically popular film, Titanic .

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Nicki Minaj Responds to Manchester Arena Attack: 'We Don't Operate in Fear'

The youngest known victim of the atrocity, eight-year-old Saffie had been at the concert with her mother, Lisa Roussos, and sister, Ashlee Bromwich, who is in her 20s, from Leyland, Lancashire. He confirmed that his 22-year-old son had traveled to Libya weeks ago, and that he had spoken to him five days ago. Abdalla Yousef, a spokesman for the mosque, said Abedi's father and the rest of the family apart from the two sons had returned to Libya in 2011 after the killing of Gadaffi.

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Missing 6-Year-Old Girl Found In Car, Driver Detained

In a series of tweets early Friday afternoon, Norton Police released a photo of the unnamed 6-year-old girl who had gone missing. At around 2:45 p.m., Clark said an officer saw the vehicle while searching the area and stopped it. Police responded to the area but did not find any signs of the girl or the vehicle. Witness Amelia Moran watched as Howard was detained directly outside of her Easton home.

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See the announce trailer for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 expands on the impressive roster of its predecessor, adding various iterations of Spider-Man, Captain Marvel, and a range of other characters. For Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 , TT is going to go the Turtles in Time route by stretching the adventure across multiple eras. LEG® Marvel Super Heroes 2 will be available starting in the United Kingdom on the 17th of November 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Robert Pattinson went un-papped during NY shoot for Cannes movie

He said previously: "I was so nervous about people finding out about the shoot and paparazzi being there just destroying the whole illusion of it". We did these, like, kind of pockmarks and stuff, and you put these pockmarks on your skin and then just no one recognizes you.

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Apparently Officials Were Warned About The Manchester Bomber Five Years Ago

The New York Times Wednesday posted photos that show what it reported could be the detonator, a battery, nuts and screws for shrapnel, and fragments of a backpack used in the attack. Police hit out on Wednesday at what they said was the publication of evidence in a live investigation. The U.K. Metropolitan Police said Wednesday that 1,000 additional armed officers have been freed up to carry out patrols across the U.K.

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US takes "full responsibility" for Manchester intelligence leaks - Tillerson

Tillerson, who is in London as a show of support after Monday night's terrorist attack killed 22 people and injured dozens more, said the United States officials who leaked the details of bomber Salman Abedi's explosive device should face prosecution.

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Four climbers found dead on Mt Everest, season death toll reaches 9

The mountaineer, who reached Everest's summit for the sixth time on May 16, also posted a photograph of what remains of the step . The climbers were found at camp four-at 7,950 metres - yesterday by a rescue team who were there to retrieve the body of a Slovak climber who died on the mountain on Sunday.

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Colleague shrugs off criticism of Jeremy Corbyn's stance on IRA

Since announced, the Conservatives' social care proposals have drawn fierce criticism from other political parties, with critics labelling the asset threshold a " dementia tax ". "It looks to have been ruled out, if not explicitly, then very much implicitly and lo and behold, it suddenly changed and a cap has been added in the last few hours, it seems".

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Actress Priyanka Chopra Talks About 'Baywatch' Movie, 'Quantico' On '22 Minutes'

Speaking on the show, Chopra said , "If you've been a fan of the old Baywatch , the TV show, then this movie takes the spirit of that Baywatch and wraps it up in rated R, naughty fun". Plus, since she's playing a villainous character originally written for a male actor, Chopra hopes the movie draws a female viewership. Robert Luxford, of the Radio Times, however, had a lot of good things to say about Priyanka.

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THE LAST JEDI Will Barely Feature [Spoiler]

A recent Vanity Fair feature quoted producer Kathleen Kennedy as saying: "She was having a blast..." "She was our princess, our general, and more importantly, our friend". We had some reveals at Star Wars Celebration, and of course the first teaser trailer , but director Rian Johnson et al have mostly been keeping quiet.

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'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

She called the years of execution delays exceedingly painful for the family of Troy Wicker to bear. Wicker's two sons witnessed the execution but did not make a statement to the media. Arthur was convicted and sentenced to death for Wicker's murder after three separate trials - his convictions were overturned twice. During his final statement, Arthur appeared to cry and got choked up as he said he wanted to apologise to his four children and said each of their names.

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Ariana Grande will return to Manchester after terrorist attack

Ariana Grande has officially suspended her global tour behind her album " Dangerous Woman " on Wednesday, following the recent attack on her show in Manchester , England, which left at least 22 dead and 59 others injured . Collomb told France's BFM television that Abedi "grew up in Britain and then suddenly, after a trip to Libya and then likely to Syria, became radicalized and chose to carry out this attack".

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John Glenn's Remains Disrespected: Mortuary Staffer Offered 'A Peek' Of Astronaut

According to the Military Times , Glenn's family asked the Air Force to care for his remains until his burial to "ensure an increased level of privacy and security for a renowned public servant, Marine Corps officer, and pioneer of space exploration", Skillman's memo states.

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UK police make new arrest in Manchester concert bombing investigation

Abedi's father claims his son had no terrorist connections, but images taken from security footage are believed to show the 22-year-old at a shopping center three days before the attack where he may have bought a blue backpack he's seen wearing to later carry the bomb, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported.

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Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims

His father Ramadan and younger brother Hashem were detained in Libya, authorities there said. A man arrested on Tuesday was reported by British and USA media to be Abedi's other brother. They were detained after police executed warrants in south Manchester. Grande, a 23-year-old former television star whose fan base is full of young girls, has called her latest album and tour "Dangerous Woman ", although her bubblegum pop has rarely been controversial.

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Pippa Middleton's Wedding Earrings: Recycles Royal Wedding Jewelry For 'Something Old'

Speculation had been rife that Pippa Middleton would waive her rumoured "no ring no bring" wedding rule for Markle, meaning the bride-to-be had requested that guests bring only fiances or spouses. If you are as anxious as I was, never fear: Although the 35-year-old did not attend with her royal boo thang, the Hot Ginger Prince, she did show up at the reception afterward.

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Freakish footage published of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi putting out the bins

Ramadan Abedi said the last time he spoke to Salman was five days ago as he was getting ready for a trip to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, a smaller pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca. The elder Abedi has been appointed administrative manager of Tripoli Central Security forces, which answers to the United Nations -backed government.

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Ariana Grande's manager: 'Fear cannot rule the day'

Take That cancelled their Liverpool show out of respect to the victims but The Courteneers will perform at their Manchester gig. Not all have taken the same approach. Twitter, Instagram , Facebook, all the social networks face and the planet people are mobilizing in force: Bruno Mars, Julien Dore, Louane, Justin Timberlake or Justin Bieber paid a handsome tribute.

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Gianforte win Montana's congressional election with relative ease

House contest in Montana history, with spending by the campaigns and outside groups topping $18 million, or twice as much as the old record set just past year. Two of the state's newspapers rescinded their endorsements of Gianforte, but that may not have had much of an impact since many voters had already cast their ballots in early voting or via absentee ballot.

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Europa League final: What Ibrahimovic told ball boys

Manchester United definitely lifted three trophies this season. The attacking midfielder has scored six, more than any other United player, in the competition. Pogba, who first came to United at the age of 16 before leaving for Juventus, put his side ahead with a hopeful low shot from the edge of the area that was sent looping past Onana in the Ajax goal thanks to a huge deflection from Davinson Sanchez.

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Ariana Grande suspends world tour after Manchester concert bombing

Meanwhile, the father and brother of the bomber , Salman Abedi , have also been detained in Libya . UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd today slammed USA leaks on the investigation into the deadly Manchester terror attack as "irritating" and said she had made it clear to Washington that it "should not happen again".

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Britain 'Furious' Over US Leaks on Manchester Attack

The 23-year-old pop megastar had just finished performing at the Manchester Arena when a suspected nail bomb exploded, killing 22 people and injuring 59 others, and the star is believed to have spoken to the families of those who lost their lives to offer her condolences by way of paying for the cost of laying them to rest.

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Egypt: Gunmen attacks bus carrying Coptic Christians; 26 dead, 25 injured

The assailants sprayed the bus headed for Saint Samuel monastery in Minya province with gunfire before fleeing, provincial governor Essam el-Bedawi told state television. He visited the church, where he joined in prayers the spiritual leader of Egypt's Orthodox Christians, Pope Tawadros II, and leaders of other Christian churches in Egypt.

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Libyan officials claim brother of Manchester bomber 'knew of plan'

A second brother, Ismail Abedi , 23, had been taken into custody in Manchester a day earlier. Britain raised its threat level from terrorism to " critical " after an emergency government meeting late Tuesday amid concerns that the 22-year-old Abedi may have accomplices who are planning another attack.

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U.K. Chides U.S. for Leaking Manchester Bombing Probe Details

She also complained about US officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the USA press. She said on Wednesday interviews on radio and television that London wanted to control the flow of information to "keep the element of surprise", and had been very clear with Washington "that it should not happen again".

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Victoria Beckham praises David's cameo in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Beckham, the retired soccer legend, has a cameo role in the Guy Ritchie-directed drama. Beckham, who also had a cameo in Ritchie's previous movie, "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", said it was "nice to be involved" in the film. Beckham sported a prosthetic nose and gruesome make-up to play the "grumpy" henchman called Trigger, who imparts advice to King Arthur to help him remove the legendary sword from the stone.

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Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims

Twenty of those with traumatic injuries are still in critical condition. After the suicide bombing at her Manchester Arena concert on Monday night, the 23-year-old pop star tweeted, "broken. "We have been following him for more than one month and a half", Bin Salem said. Abedi had travelled recently to Libya, where his parents had moved after living in Britain for two decades.

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Ariana Grande Suspends Tour in Wake of Manchester Terror Attack

In other developments on Wednesday , detectives made a further four arrests , taking the number of people in custody to five. It was the deadliest terrorist incident to hit the United Kingdom since the July 7 attacks in London in 2005 and sparked a nationwide security operation amid fears further strikes could be imminent.

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The Warriors will take on the Cavaliers again

Draymond Green's Game 5 suspension tilted the series and Cleveland climbed from 3-1 down, won the final three games and celebrated the city's first title in a half-century on the Warriors' home floor. Irving set the tone early in the third quarter as he did in Game 4 by scoring the Cavs first 10 points in the quarter as the Cavs built their lead to 35 points after three quarters and coasted from there as the starters rested the entire fourth quarter.

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GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats' anti-Trump hopes

A Republican running for Congress in Montana was cited for misdemeanour assault after he allegedly "bodyslammed" a reporter for The Guardian newspaper Wednesday on the eve of the state's hotly contested vote. Police were called to the scene of Wednesday's incident, at a Gianforte campaign event in the city of Bozeman, and Jacobs was taken to hospital for X-rays.

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Manchester Attacker Was Known to UK Special Services, Acted 'Likely' With Others

Though ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, Abedi's links to the group, and whether he ever traveled to the terrorists' territory, are unclear. A number of troops later arrived to take up positions at the Houses of Parliament. Among the first victims to be named following Monday night's attack at a concert by U.S.


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