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UK PM May says terror threat level will remain at critical

UK PM May says terror threat level will remain at critical

As hundreds of British soldiers protected some of the world's most visited tourist sites in London and elsewhere, police are pressing to uncover the network that is thought to have helped Abedi in the deadly attack Monday night at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester .


Xi calls for renewing Silk Road spirit

Xi calls for renewing Silk Road spirit

India, however, was conspicuous by its absence. "In a world of growth, interdependence and challenges, no country can tackle the challenges or solve the world's problems on its own", he said as he sat next to Russian President Vladimir Putin.


US weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

US weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

Kelly said the move would be part of a broader effort to tighten airline security to combat what he called "a real sophisticated threat". A Department of Homeland Security spokesman said as recently as May 24 that the agency was not actively considering a laptop ban for global flights leaving the U.S.


Southern rock legend, Gregg Allman, dies at 69

Southern rock legend, Gregg Allman, dies at 69

Allman's manager, Michael Lehman , told NPR News Allman had suffered a recurrruence of liver cancer five years ago, and died from complications of the disease. Allman's bluesy vocals and wizardry on the Hammond B-3 organ rocketed the group to stardom. I've lost too many lately (friends) lately and this one is gonna be hard to get past.



Iraqi army launches operation to seize last 'IS' enclave in Mosul

It had been weeks since she heard from them, she said, speaking to The Associated Press from a civilian screening center south of Mosul on condition of anonymity, fearing for her relatives' safety. The slow military approach may be helping Iraqi and coalition forces kill and capture more IS fighters but it has put trapped civilians at greater risk, according to residents who recently fled neighborhoods still in IS hands.