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More arrests as police search for co-plotters

Police in Manchester , England, chose to stop sharing some intelligence with the USA after details from their ongoing terrorism investigation were apparently leaked to the American press, the city's mayor told CNN . May's statement came a day after UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the leaks were "irritating", and that she had made it clear to the United States that it "should not happen again".

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IEA sees oil market rebalance but warns of Libya, Nigeria surge

The main goal of the production cut agreement with oil-exporting countries is to bring the market into balance and reduce a global glut of oil reserves, he said. "Crude production was down 535,000 barrels per day compared to April 2016". The world's oil stockpiles increased only slightly in the first quarter and are set to decline in the second as demand picks up seasonally and OPEC constrains output, the IEA said Tuesday in its monthly report.

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UK security threat level lowered as police close on bomber's suspected network

A severe threat means an attack is "highly likely", according to the scale set by Britain's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre. Following the Times publication of the leaked images, British police chiefs released a statement warning the breach of information could hamper the investigation to the terror attack and harm worldwide relationships.

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Gregg Allman From The Allman Brothers Died At The Age Of 69

Other performers over the years have included Charlie Daniels, Survivor, Collective Soul, Little River Band, Eddie Money and Blues Traveler. Gregg was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2007 and the blood virus became so severe, the star underwent a liver transplant operation in 2010.

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Texas Senate Passes Religious Adoption Bill

Gov. Greg Abbott , R, has in the past expressed support for bathroom restrictions and is expected to sign a measure if it reaches desk. "I'm willing to stay as long and until the place we're staying in ... That directive has since been rescinded by the Trump administration. The Senate's version included schools and government buildings, but the House's version focuses on schools only.

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Gregg Allman: Celebrities react to music legend's death

Allman continued to release solo albums throughout the Seventies and Eighties. "Just about every album The Allman Brothers ever cut they did it with him, as well as a few of my solo records". He also had a turbulent love life, marrying and divorcing five times, including a high-profile four-year marriage during the 1970s to Cher . Duane also worked as a session guitarist in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and NY, recording with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, saxophonist King Curtis and other ...

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American circus stages final show

The Feld family bought the Ringling circus in 1967. "We all have to embrace change", he said. The final three shows are Sunday in Uniondale, New York , outside of New York City. Seeing the circus on its final day was "a little bit sad", said Jeff Sinkiewicz, 56, of Centereach, there with a friend and her 10-year-old daughter.

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Manchester attack: leaks put strain on US-UK 'special relationship'

He said: "It damages decades of confidence between the United Kingdom and U.S. services, the cohesion of the "Five Eyes" group, and sharing of information with French, German and other security services". President Donald Trump lashed out at diplomatically damaging leaks from the US about the Manchester bombing probe, after British authorities, including British Prime Minister Theresa May , criticized American officials for loose talks about the ongoing investigation.

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UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by US leaks

After the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, police are hunting for accomplices whom they suspect helped Salman Abedi build the bomb that killed 22 people on Monday night in a crowded concert hall in the northern English city of Manchester .

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Donald Trump Says Decision on Paris Agreement Coming 'Next Week'

As neutral as that sounds, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on Saturday that the conversation with the USA on climate change left much to be desired. In the aftermath of Trump's election victory, the chairman of the Turnbull government's backbench committee on the environment and energy, the Liberal MP Craig Kelly, said on Facebook the Paris agreement was now "cactus" .

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Jared Kushner Back Channel With Russia Involved Syria

The New York Times reported on Friday that these communication lines were never set up, but their intended goal if executed had been to allow then-national security adviser Flynn to have secure and unfettered communication with Moscow about security issues.

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Official Game Of Thrones Season 7 Trailer Released

Whatever stands in our way, we will defeat it. A behind the scene picture also reveals Lena Headey sitting on the Iron Throne in the Great Hall, while Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is standing beside her to protect her. But the real thunder stealers are Daenerys' dragons, who are now the size of Boeing 747s. And all the sexual tension between Missendei (Nathalie Emmanuel) and Grey Worm (Jaco Anderson) seem to have found a vent, as they involved in a little love making between all the tension of ...

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'Star Wars' turns 40: Skywalker saga was a hit from the start

Luke is living with an "indigenous race of caretaker creatures", which director Rian Johnson says are "not Ewoks ". " Star Wars: The Last Jedi " doesn't land in theaters until December, but fans can get a sneak peek at the cast in costume on four different Vanity Fair magazine covers hitting newsstands on June 6.

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Pope Canonizes Two Child Visionaries in Fátima, Portugal

Up to a million people are believed to be present at the canonisation ceremony. After nightfall, the crowds remained as compact as they had been since early morning. Open-air Masses are held in the shrine's vast square, in front of its basilica. The church says the Fatima case is altogether different. Officials say around 3,000 police and other security personnel are involved.

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AP reports Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

Apparently, Mr Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between Mr Trump's transition team and Moscow using Russian facilities, according to the Russian ambassador's report home. In a meeting during the transition last December, Mike Flynn gave the Russian ambassador the impression that sanctions could be revisited after Trump took office.

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Jared Kushner proposed secret back channel with Kremlin

Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed USA sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call.

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4 ways the proposed healthcare bill could affect moms

House of Representatives replacing former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, health care advocates and protesters gathered outside the downtown Cincinnati office of Republican U.S. Many congressional Republicans took a sharply different tack, emphasizing some of the report's more positive findings. With "Obamacare", Democrats set out to get more people insured, but they also wanted to bolster the underlying coverage .

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Jenelle Evans Makes a Tough Decision in Regards to Jace's Custody

News that she will have Jace on weekends, holidays and during summers. At least now the pair have a proper custody schedule and Jenelle has court-ordered visitation with her son, meaning she no longer needs Barbara's permission to come pick him up on the days when she is supposed to spend time with her.

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Singer songwriter Gregg Allman dead at 69

A release date for Southern Blood has not yet been announced. "I'm never wrong.'" - Jason Isbell , former member of the Drive-By Truckers, via Twitter . Together they formed the nucleus of The Allman Brothers Band . Gregg Allman's voice reflected all of those influences. "We didn't know no different, we didn't know no other way".

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Longest-serving James Bond star Roger Moore dies at 89

Unlike the Connery's original, Moore took Bond in a humorous direction and showed an unbelievably cool and suave side. Moore married four times and was divorced three. Following that, from 1990 until 2011, Moore would act in nine more films. Along with Bond films including Moonraker , A View To A Kill and The Man With The Golden Gun , Sir Roger appeared in movies such as The Cannonball Run, Spice World, The Boat That Rocked and The Man Who Wouldn't Die.

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World Leaders Blamed Donald Trump for Failure to Reach Climate Change Agreement

Although he tweeted that he would make a decision next week, his apparent reluctance to embrace the first-ever legally binding global climate deal that was signed by 195 countries clearly annoyed German Chancellor Angela Merkel . The declaration included what appeared to be some softening of US resistance on multilateral trade. "There is one open question, which is the US position on the Paris climate accords".

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Jeremy Corbyn faces fresh Tory attack over nuclear weapons stance

He also insisted he has never supported the IRA, after being questioned about past meetings with Sinn Fein leaders. The UK public overwhelmingly agreed with Corbyn's diagnosis and his party has seen a stunning and unexpected wellspring of support in recent days.

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Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner wanted secret communication channel with Russia

Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the secure communications, the Post reported late on Friday, citing anonymous U.S. Mr Kushner, who is married to the president's daughter, Ivanka, has said he will co-operate with any investigation. Pressed repeatedly on the matter during a news conference on Saturday that was kept off camera at the White House's insistence, McMaster also said he was not "involved with or have any knowledge of" any attempt on ...

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Music legend Gregg Allman has died, publicist says

Gregg Allman , best known as one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band , is dead at 69 years old. The website statement concludes, "The family will release a statement soon, but for now ask for privacy during this very hard time ".

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Fans, musicians react to death of music legend Gregg Allman

Allman lived the tabloid life before there was such a thing, including a rocky marriage to Cher - she herself tweeted that "words are impossible" upon learning of his death - and his storied battles with substance abuse. — Doug Gray, lead singer of The Marshall Tucker Band, in a statement. "Brothers and Sisters " in 1973 swept the band into the mainstream with the hit songs "Ramblin" Man" and " Jessica' .

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Manchester terrorist´s family members arrested; search for support network in Europe

Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, told reporters Wednesday he understands the concern about United States leaks possibly harming the United Kingdom police operation. The BBC said Manchester Police hoped to resume normal intelligence relationships soon but is now furious. "Historically, and almost philosophically, the United States and UK intel services follow different paths", the official said on condition of anonymity because he ...

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Manchester terrorist attacker Salman Abedi asked mum for forgiveness before bombing

Officials say all three suspects were planning new attacks in Libya and the UK. British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with US President Donald Trump when she meets him at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels later on Thursday, a government source said .

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Cher and other celebs remember Gregg Allman

Musicians paid tribute to the late artist on Twitter . "I am truly honored to have been fortunate enough to have written many songs with him and equally honored to have traveled the world with him". Music icon Gregg Allman has passed away. Gregg had by then grown disenchanted with the West Coast music scene. Allman moved to Savannah later in life.

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Here's a backstage video of Celine Dion singing along to Cher's 'Believe'

It was earlier reported that the awards' show producers held their breath for what the singer, who's been extremely critical of Trump, may say during her acceptance speech. The performance was in celebration of the song's 20th anniversary . "But you're going to be special,"' she said. Beating out United States favorites Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Shawn Mendes, BTS scooped the Top Social Artist award at a ceremony in Las Vegas .

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter's National Security Adviser, Dies at 89

I just knew [him] as the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have. NPR notes that one of his most celebrated accomplishments was helping forge the Cape David peace accords between Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat .

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Manchester police release images of bomber moments before arena blast

A British official said that Manchester police will stop sharing bombing investigation information with USA amid fury over leaks. The announcement came hours after Greater Manchester Police detained two men, aged 20 and 22, in the northwest England city on suspicion of terrorism offenses.

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Musical legend Gregg Allman passes away at 69

Cher had just divorced Sonny Bono at the time . When the Allman Brothers Band officially disbanded at the end of 2014, the ensemble had endured long past the twin tragedies of its infancy: The deaths in separate motorcycle accidents of Gregg's older brother, guitar hero Duane Allman , in 1971, followed by bassist Berry Oakley 1972.

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Musicians mourn the loss of Allman Brothers rocker Gregg Allman

And in March 2017, he canceled performances for the rest of the year. Allman's manager, Michael Lehman , told NPR News Allman had suffered a recurrruence of liver cancer five years ago, and died from complications of the disease. "It's a sad passing", said Peter Conlon, president of Live Nation Atlanta, who knew and worked with Allman for decades. Then 13 months after Duane's death , bassist Berry Oakley was killed in a similar motorcycle accident only a few blocks from where ...

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Top Trump advisers dodge questions about Kushner's Russia

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner may have discussed creating a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russia's ambassador Sergei Kislyak, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing U.S.

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UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. British police are irritated that information shared with USA officials has leaked to US media, which reported Abedi's name before police confirmed it. Top intelligence and security officials in Britain's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) on Tuesday raised the threat level to " critical " - meaning an attack is expected imminently - the day after the attack.


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