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The father and younger brother of the Manchester bomber,

On Wednesday, it apparently happened again, with forensic photos of shrapnel, a backpack and a battery leaked to The New York Times . Police said on Saturday that overnight they had made two further arrests as they closed in on other possible cell members.



Trump's goals in trip to west Asia

The US statement said Trump looked forward to meeting May in person later this week to discuss "America's unbreakable commitment to the United Kingdom and the ways both countries can work with allies and partners around the world to defeat terrorism".


South African ruling party debates fate of president

South African ruling party debates fate of president

Mantashe has briefed the media about the national executive committee ( NEC ) meeting now underway at the Saint George's Hotel in Pretoria . That move swelled the ranks of his opponents and prompted S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings Ltd.to downgrade the nation's sovereign credit rating to junk.


Kushner's Russian back channel involved Syria

Kushner's Russian back channel involved Syria

Asked whether he would be concerned as a general matter if someone in the administration or National Security Council sought backchannel communications with the Russian embassy, McMaster said he would not. All communications gathered through a back channel would be "shared across the government, so it's not a bad thing to have multiple communication lines" with any country, Kelly said.



Two South Carolina men charged after forcing alligator to drink beer

Two men are facing charges after feeding an alligator beer and then posting it on Snapchat. Floyd and Brown say they released the animal into a nearby pond afterward and watched it swim away. The text on screen reads, "Gator shotgun". "This case is a good example of why we strive to educate people about wildlife in hopes that they will respect it", said SCDNR 1st Sgt.


Kushner sought secret Russian Federation channel

Kushner sought secret Russian Federation channel

Kushner's involvement in the proposed back channel was first reported by The Washington Post , which said he proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. If the Federal Bureau of Investigation wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law.