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Manchester bomber connected to group of young Libyan men

Manchester bomber connected to group of young Libyan men

The terror threat remains at "critical", the highest level, as some 1,000 soldiers have been deployed to aid police, May said . Manchester is slowly returning to normal, though dozens of people remain hospitalized and the damaged arena and adjacent Victoria train station remain closed.



Microsoft Garage releases Your News for Xbox One, delivers personalized news

The console seems like it might enter into the final stretch of its lifespan. The new Xbox One update called "Tournaments" now included on the game page of "Killer Instinct", adding Arena support to the fighting game. In and of itself, there is nothing unusual about not knowing the release date of a new console prior to E3, but what is highly unusual are the rumors that Project Scorpio may not be released until sometime in October or later.


Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits

Uber posts $708M loss as revenue grows; finance head quits

But Uber officials have hinted that the company could issue public shares in the near future. Uber has lost almost a dozen executives over the past few months. It's unclear how much longer he will stay with the company. Mired in scandals, the ride hailing company has lost almost a dozen high-level execs over the past few months, including its president Jeff Jones , president of engineering Amit Singhal and the head of its self-driving vehicle program Anthony Levandowski .



Gibberish Trump post 'covfefe' trends on Twitter, thousands rush to define term

Then, We Rate Dogs , a website that rates dogs based on their cuteness appeal, jumped in with a hot take, tweeting a photo of a gray-and-white puppy with the caption, "This is Dewey (pronounced " covfefe ")". Ummm, I think it's safe to say the internet more than enjoyed trying to figure it out. #Covfefe is still trending on Twitter across the world. "Worldwide! Maybe for a minute you'll forget the latest accusation about them transpiring with Russian Federation", she said.


'Triliton' trips up local student at national spelling bee

'Triliton' trips up local student at national spelling bee

The quick-thinking Aplington Middle School speller competed in Round 1 on Tuesday - a written test where she had the opportunity to earn up to 36 points. "She's met so many people here", Debbi Mills said. Catch the spelling bee finals on Thursday - they'll be on ESPN. Preliminaries round 2 will be aired Wednesday from 8 a.m.