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Woman held in Manchester terror probe released without charge

Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing a year ago of a Muslim friend whose death he believed went unnoticed by "infidels" in the United Kingdom, said the relative, speaking on condition of anonymity over concerns for her own security.


Merkel and Trump: 2 Very Different Takes on G7 Summit

Merkel and Trump: 2 Very Different Takes on G7 Summit

Graham added a refusal by Trump to commit to the Paris climate deal would suggest he had not moved past his previous assertion that climate change was a hoax. There were mixed feelings over the results of the G7 summit. They also called for a demilitarization of " disputed features ". Macron praised Trump's "capacity to listen" and his "intention to progress with us".


Britain's MI5 starts review on handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

Britain's MI5 starts review on handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

Interior minister Amber Rudd said the review was the "right first step" for the intelligence agency to take in the wake of the May 22 bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande . The source told Reuters that Abedi was not among the 3,000 people now under active investigation by MI5, although he was one of around 20,000 people known to the agency, whose focus is on countering terrorism and espionage.


Greens could make decision on BC government by tomorrow

Greens could make decision on BC government by tomorrow

The province's May 9 election results were confirmed earlier this week, with the Liberals taking 43 seats, the NDP 41 and the Greens holding the balance of power with three seats. PT, would see the Greens and New Democrats use their combined one-seat majority in the legislature to bring down the BC Liberals. Guichon can refuse and allow another party to have a crack at forming government.


Trump tweets 'money is beginning to pour in' to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Trump tweets 'money is beginning to pour in' to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The White House had hoped to use Trump's five-stop trip as a moment to reset. In Washington, though, a newly appointed special counsel is just beginning his investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. He even signaled that the Iranian threat could be a boon for Middle East peace, repeatedly signaling that Arab countries might soon align more publicly with Israel, which also feels threatened by Iran.