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General Election campaigning remains suspended as terror threat level raised

Manchester police suspect that the bomber, 22-year-old Salman Abedi , may not have acted alone. Meanwhile, City said: "It's with great sadness we hear of the bad events at the Arena". "Kelly really was the happiest she has ever been and we had so many things planned together". Meanwhile, the Greater Manchester Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack on Tuesday even as Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the "sickening cowardice" of the ...



Manchester terror attack: Everything we know

Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. The number of people killed in the suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK on May 22 remains at 22, but it could rise in the coming days since 20 of the injured remain in critical care with what a senior NHS official called "horrific injuries", reports the BBC .



Pope Francis gave Trump 2015 encyclical on climate change

He'll be departing Rome for Brussels later today. The meeting lasted about 30 minutes. The president, accompanied by his wife and several aides, arrived at the Vatican just after 8 a.m. The encyclical recognizes the dire threat of climate change. After the meeting, Francis held his weekly audience with the general public in St Peter's Square.



Philippines declares martial law on Mindanao island

Duterte made these remarks a day after he declared martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday, May 23, due to a terror attack by the Maute Group in Marawi City. Hapilon, an Arabic-speaking Islamic preacher known for his expertise in commando assaults, pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2014. Armed forces spokesman Edgard Arevalo urged the public not to be alarmed and said the Maute group was showing off to ISIS.


Trump assures Israel Iran won't have nuclear weapons

Trump assures Israel Iran won't have nuclear weapons

Later during the day, Trump returned to Jerusalem to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial where a ceremony took place in the Hall of Remembrance to commemorate the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. United States policy has been to not recognize East Jerusalem as part of Israel, so Trump's visit-even if it was technically private and not presidential-arguably sends a powerful, unprecedented message of support for an occupation discouraged by the global community.



Budget chief say debt ceiling may need to be raised soon

Money that would have gone for food stamps, Meals on Wheels and school lunch programs , or for medical and scientific research or education, for environmental protection and farm subsidies, for student federal aid and to caring for veterans, will be going to build Trump's cockamamie wall if he gets his way and even more than that for huge tax cuts that will benefit only the very rich - like Trump and his family.