Ariana Grande's mother escorted fans to safety after Manchester blast

British authorities identified the bomber as Salman Abedi , 23, according to a USA law enforcement official who has been briefed on the matter but was not authorized to speak publicly. Elizabeth also thanked first responders for their professionalism, and added, "I would like to express my admiration for the way the people of Manchester have responded, with humanity and compassion, to this act of barbarity".

Trump says he was honored, inspired by papal meeting

On May 23, the House Speaker, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, praised the Trump administration for seeking to balance the budget. The meeting was highly anticipated as the two leaders have expressed starkly differing viewpoints in the past, namely on such issues as migration and climate change .

Worries grew of Trump campaign contacts to Russia — Ex-CIA chief

Worries grew of Trump campaign contacts to Russia — Ex-CIA chief

Coats said. Flynn had rejected the earlier subpoena for records as being so broad that providing them could make him vulnerable. The attorneys also said that if Flynn complied with the committee's request, he could be confirming the existence of documents, an act that itself could be used against him.

Liverpool fans delighted with top-four finish

Arsenal ended their Premier League campaign with a run of five successive victories, but that was not enough to lift them back into the top four and they finished the season one point adrift of Liverpool . Despite City's third-placed finish, some 13 points behind Chelsea , bookies have again gone for City as they seem incapable of looking beyond Pep Guardiola's side.

Employers urged to show respect for Muslim workers during Ramadan

As the holiest month of the year, it is a crucial period for practising Muslims and underpins some of the religion's core values, such as prayer and giving to charity. During the fasting month, Muslim have to abstain from food and drink during daytime but still need to work, which could be hard, Lai said. What is the connection between soul and body that the observance of Ramadan seeks to explain? Muslims are encouraged by their faith to read the entire Quran during Ramadan.

Trump urges Mideast to 'drive out' Islamic extremists

The three men were photographedSunday with their hands on a glowing orb at the opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia . Washington is leading a coalition battling IS, a Sunni Muslim jihadist organisation, in Syria and Iraq, and Trump said he would hold a press conference "in about two weeks" on how the United States is faring in the battle.