Author: 0 Father and brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

He was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth and raised in Britain. The son of Libyan refugees, Salman Abedi was previously known to security in the United Kingdom. British officials have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. Abrini visited Manchester in 2015. The Briton blew himself up at a military base in Iraq in February.

Arts&Culture Manchester bomber was known to security services
Author: 0 Manchester bomber was known to security services

Abedi is suspected of being responsible for the explosion at the end of a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena on 22 May which left 22 people dead and 59 others injured. "It is a possibility we can not ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack", she added. "This is not us". Up to 3,800 military personnel have been made available across Britain following the attack, Secretary Rudd said, and nearly 1,000 are now deployed.

Arts&Culture Red Nose Day returns to NBC
Author: 0 Red Nose Day returns to NBC

Organizers of the movement are asking people to raise charity in their societies by doing something humorous for funds. Shedding light on kids in need, Julia Roberts will visit Africa and Paul Rudd visits rural ME to show how children's lives can be changed and saved by Red Nose Day funds.

Arts&Culture British Actor and Humanitarian Sir Roger Moore Dies at 89
Author: 0 British Actor and Humanitarian Sir Roger Moore Dies at 89

Former Bond girl Jane Seymour has paid tribute to Sir Roger Moore , whom she fondly described as "my Bond". " Breaking Bad " star Bryan Cranston said: "Saddened Sir Roger Moore passed today". His work for UNICEF started after he passed on the role of 007 to Timothy Dalton in the 80s. The British actor will be laid to rest in a private funeral in Monaco, in accordance with his wishes.

Arts&Culture 'Star Wars': Anakin's Lightsaber Now Officially 'Dubbed' Rey's
Author: 0 'Star Wars': Anakin's Lightsaber Now Officially 'Dubbed' Rey's

Apparently the studio had trouble depicting blue lightsaber special effects on screen, so they chose to shift to have Luke try out green. This holds true for most of the lightsabers in Star Wars , save those that are held by, for example, General Grievous - as they've all been stolen and not necessarily passed on as they should be, or could be.

Arts&Culture Canadian hunter punches wild bear in the face
Author: 0 Canadian hunter punches wild bear in the face

The bear seems to initially ignore the presence of Wesley, who nocks an arrow and points his bow at the animal, but hesitates to shoot. As it begins inching towards him, still not conscious that he is hiding nearby, Mr Wesley becomes aware that he needs to act quickly to avoid the bear getting too close and attacking.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Suspends Dangerous Woman Tour in Wake of Manchester Arena Bombing

Manchester police halted their sharing of investigative information with the US through most of Thursday until receiving fresh assurance there would be an end to leaks to the media. The UK National Police Chiefs' Council also issued a terse statement, warning that the "unauthorized disclosure of potential evidence" to American media outlets "undermines" the trust between the UK and its intelligence partners around the world.

Arts&Culture Fox News Fires Back in Andrea Tantaros Suit
Author: 0 Fox News Fires Back in Andrea Tantaros Suit

Tantaros accused Fox News of orchestrating a wide-ranging online harassment campaign against her using dummy social media accounts. They claim that had Burstein done "even a minimal factual investigation", he would have discovered that Tantaros' allegations were "an outright hoax".

Arts&Culture Kevin Spacey promotes 'House of Cards' on Washington metro
Author: 0 Kevin Spacey promotes 'House of Cards' on Washington metro

Frank Underwood's a pushy guy. "At some point between when we shot the season and before it dropped, 3-4-5 happened in the real world, and we go 'everyone's going to assume we stole it from the headlines.' I think we've never been more relevant", he told host Stephen Colbert in the latest episode of "The Late Show ".

Author: 0 Father of suspected Manchester bomber says son is innocent

Lapan said the Homeland Security Department has shared some information about Abedi's travel with the British government, but declined to offer specifics. He declined to give any further details on the investigation. "I spoke to him about five days ago. there was nothing wrong, everything was normal", Abedi said.

Arts&Culture Why We Love the Original 'Dirty Dancing'
Author: 0 Why We Love the Original 'Dirty Dancing'

The " Dirty Dancing " run at the Merriam wrapped up this past Sunday, and the tour is headed to Pittsburgh next. Last month we reported on the new ABC Dirty Dancing remake - a live-action remake that follows in the footsteps of the likes of the recent Hairspray (which to be honest, wasn't that great).

Arts&Culture Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?

Ramadan now works as the administrative manager of Tripoli's Central Security force. The tour stops that have been canceled were in London; Antwerp, Belgium; Lodz, Poland; Frankfurt, Germany; and Zurich. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, but British and USA intelligence have not confirmed that the extremist group was involved.

Arts&Culture Technical problems force HBO to scrap Jon Stewart venture
Author: 0 Technical problems force HBO to scrap Jon Stewart venture

Jon Stewart and HBO are not going forward with his much-anticipated animation project, a setback for what was supposed to be the next step in his post-late-night career. "It will be his voice, in his actual voice, and his tone". The network had initially hoped to have the new project in production during the 2016 presidential race.

Arts&Culture Curtain falls on final Ringling Bros. circus performance
Author: 0 Curtain falls on final Ringling Bros. circus performance

Three shows will be performed Sunday - at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Set in futuristic outer space, it included performances with big cats, motorcycles, clowns, ice skaters, aerialists and basketball players. He said more than 250 million people had seen Ringling's shows and added: "It's the people, it's the spirit, the dedication, the perseverance of everyone that you'll see here tonight that makes the impossible possible".

Author: 0 Martyn Hett named as victim of Manchester Arena bomb attack

Her daughter, 15-year-old Olivia Campbell , didn't pick up her phone after the gruesome attack outside an Ariana Grande concert. Her partner said on Facebook: "Kelly really was the happiest she has ever been and we had so many things planned together".

Author: 0 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon, Tom Cruise says

I know it's going to happen. Rumors about a sequel picked up two years ago when David Ellison of Skydance Media, a production company based at Paramount Studios, confirmed that a script was being developed for the project , Variety reported.

Author: 0 Trump praises Duterte's 'great job' in Philippine drug war

Duterte's spokesperson made the announcement in Moscow, where the president is now visiting, saying that Mindanao - which makes up nearly one third of the country - would be under martial law for 60 days. Photos posted on social media by residents showed the gunmen walking through the streets of Marawi and placing black flags that looked similar to those used by IS.

Author: 0 Carrie Fisher would have led next 'Star Wars' before her sudden death

For the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair , the U.S magazine has unveiled four attractive alternate Star Wars covers. While details of "The Last Jedi ", due out on December 15, have been kept secret, Vanity Fair said Fisher's role in the film was not affected by her death, other than making it " more poignant: the film farewell of both the actress and the character".

Author: 0 Papal Shade: Francis Gifts Trump a Climate Change Encyclical

Flip through the slides above for the internet's take on the Trump-Pope meeting. Correspondents say Mr Trump seemed subdued during their initial meeting, while Pope Francis was not as jovial as he sometimes is with world leaders. Francis exchanges gifts with Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, during a private audience at the Vatican last month.

Arts&Culture Does Justin Bieber even know the lyrics to his own song Despacito?
Author: 0 Does Justin Bieber even know the lyrics to his own song Despacito?

The Biebs grabbed the mic and spit out a few bars, including, "I'm that new Jason Bourne, reborn, a revelation." YAS! Justin, who now has the number 1 song in the country with " Despacito " alongside Luis Fonso and Daddy Yankee , was a guest at the 1OAK nightclub in New York City along with The Chainsmokers last night (May 23).

Author: 0 Playboy model pleads no contest for post of nude woman

Mathers was relieved to put the case behind her and was grateful to be spared a jail term, defense attorney Thomas Mesereau said outside court. "I need to take some time to myself now to reflect on why I did this frightful thing", she wrote, adding in another tweet, "I have taken full responsibility for the mistakes I have made and will continue to love myself and others.I wish this for the rest of you too".

Author: 0 For 'The Beguiled,' Coppola turns again to Dunst and Fanning

CANNES , FRANCE-Nicole Kidman, the most visible actress at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival , made an impassioned pitch Wednesday for more female directors of movies and TV shows as she criticized the slow pace of change in male-dominated Hollywood.

Arts&Culture Flying objects shot down after crossing North-South border
Author: 0 Flying objects shot down after crossing North-South border

That saw a medium-range Pukguksong-2, which Pyongyang said used solid fuel, travel around 500 kilometres. "These balloons have moved from west to east following wind direction and disappeared". The object was caught on radar, and observers initially suspected that it might have been a North Korean drone. South Korean private citizens often fly balloons bearing anti-North propaganda and light material goods like food over the border, much to the frustration of both sides.

Arts&Culture UK Raises Threat Level To 'Critical'; Attack 'May Be Imminent'
Author: 0 UK Raises Threat Level To 'Critical'; Attack 'May Be Imminent'

The first time the threat level was raised to critical was in 2006 during a major operation to stop a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners with liquid bombs. "I won't call them monsters because they would like that term", he said. Abedi was a student at the University of Salford - Manchester's third largest university - where he studied business and management in the 2015-2016 academic year.

Arts&Culture Philippines' Duterte mulls imposing martial law nationwide
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte mulls imposing martial law nationwide

The Philippines army said they were optimistic that their fight with the militants - Maute group and Abu Sayyaf - would end sooner rather than later. The Maute Group started to occupy some establishments in the city, including a hospital, the city hall, the city jail and part of the Mindanao State University compound, he said .

Author: 0 UN Security Council Warns North Korea for Missile Launch

Read the whole story from The Washington Post . Uruguay's mission to the world body said the meeting, the second in as many weeks, is set for Tuesday and was requested by the United States, South Korea and Japan. He also nominated Kang Kyung-hwa, special advisor on policy to the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, as the new foreign minister. The launch "completely verified" the reliability and accuracy of the device, and its late-stage warhead guidance system, KCNA said, adding ...

Author: 0 Britain raises terror threat level after concert carnage

Britain's terror threat level was raised to "critical" - the highest level - on Tuesday over concern another attack could be imminent. The threat level had been at the second-highest rung of "severe" for several years. "So excited to see u tomorrow", she had tweeted to the star the day before the concert. Some 59 people were taken to hospital, many with life-threatening conditions.

Arts&Culture The 11 candidates Trump is considering for FBI director
Author: 0 The 11 candidates Trump is considering for FBI director

The veiled threat added to the storm over Trump's abrupt firing of Comey on Tuesday. The FBI is looking into Russia's influence in the 2016 presidential election and any potential ties to Trump's campaign. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said his panel or another committee would "absolutely" subpoena the tapes.

Author: 0 Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

I mean the British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity, the element of surprise, so it is irritating if it gets released from other sources and I have been very clear with our friends that should not happen again".

Author: 0 Nobody can talk - Pogba feels Manchester United silenced critics

A minute's silence was observed prior to the game and the opening ceremony was considerably reduced, following the terrorist attack in Manchester on Monday. Peter Bosz's effervescent team caused United some uncomfortable moments, but without ever threatening to pull off an upset. Pogba opened the scoring with a deflected shot in the 18th minute, before Henrikh Mkhitaryan put the match to bed early in the second half.

Arts&Culture Mertesacker primed to answer Arsenal Cup final SOS
Author: 0 Mertesacker primed to answer Arsenal Cup final SOS

With a final decision on Wenger's future to be decided after the Wembley showdown, a defensive crisis is the last thing that the Arsenal boss needs. "Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is in contention because he is back in training". The Cup final could also be a swansong for Alexis Sanchez , whose agent is known to have spoken to German champions Bayern Munich this week.

Author: 0 Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman

Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's best attempts to stop it (you can see his hand in shot), Hazan promptly posted his brush with the USA commander in chief on Twitter for his 16,400 followers. Donald Trump is on his Saudi Arabia trip along with his wife and First Lady, Melania Trump. Netanyahu called Trump "a true friend" to Israel and expressed optimism about the president's role in the Middle East peace process.

Arts&Culture Winners of 'Elton John
Author: 0 Winners of 'Elton John

Max Weiland's " Tiny Dancer " video is a tribute to Los Angeles, with the iconic track as the link between the city's inhabitants. Applicants were limited only by their imagination, and a small provision: " Rocket Man " entries needed to utilize animation, " Tiny Dancer " treatments needed to utilize live-action and " Bennie and the Jets " clips needed to utilize choreography.

Author: 0 Homeless Men Who Helped Manchester Attack Victims Receive Outpouring of Support

The information in question includes the suspected attacker's identity and the detail that the attack was likely a suicide-bombing-intel that emerged in American reports hours before authorities publicly verified them. Neighbours recalled an abrasive, tall, skinny young man who was little known in the neighbourhood, and often seen in traditional Islamic clothing. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told local broadcaster BFM that the 22-year-old is thought to have also travelled to ...

Author: 0 Concert bomber's brother arrested for suspected ties to ISIS

We all know terrorism is a real threat but it is ignorant, abhorred and blind stupid to associate the words "Muslim" and "terrorist". Across London , troops fanned out and authorities reconsidered security plans. Officials are probing how often Abedi had travelled to Libya. On Wednesday, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told a television interviewer that Abedi had traveled to Syria and had Islamic State links.

Author: 0 Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

The force did not immediately provide details. Officers also arrested three men earlier Wednesday in Manchester, where a bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 and injuring dozens others. Police also carried out raids in the south Manchester area of Fallowfield where Abedi lived. The pop singer tweeted after the attack that she was "broken".