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Manchester bombing suspect identified; Islamic State claims responsibility – Washington Post

By Griff Witte and Karla Adam, MANCHESTER, England — The Islamic State claimed Tuesday that one of its “soldiers” carried out an apparent suicide blast in Manchester that killed at least 22 people, including teenagers and others streaming out of a pop concert. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins ...

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Manchester bomber named by police

Salman Abedi, 22, has been named by police as the suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured 59 at Manchester Arena on Monday night. The BBC understands he was Manchester born and from a family of Libyan origin. Abedi had not been identified by the coroner so no ...

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Surface Pro (2017) vs. Surface Pro 4: Tech specs and key differences – ZDNet

Microsoft has unveiled a new Surface Pro. But how does the new tablet differ from the existing Surface Pro 4 tablet. See also : The quickest, simplest way to speed up an old, tired PC Let’s first look at the tech specs: Processor Seventh-generation Intel Core m3, i5, i7 processors ...

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Duterte declares martial rule in southern Philippines – Washington Post

By Jim Gomez | AP, MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman says he has declared martial rule in the country’s south for 60 days and will cut short a trip to Moscow and return home to deal with an attack by Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group who ...

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Trump budget seeks huge cuts to science and medical research, disease prevention – Washington Post

The Trump administration is expected to introduce its 2018 budget proposal on May 23, which will likely include major cuts to programs for low-income Americans. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) President Trump’s 2018 budget request, delivered to Congress on Tuesday with the title “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” has roiled ...

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Manchester bombing suspect identified, US officials say; Islamic State claims responsibility – Washington Post

By Griff Witte and Karla Adam, MANCHESTER, England — The Islamic State claimed Tuesday that one of its “soldiers” carried out an apparent suicide blast in Manchester that killed at least 22 people, including teenagers and others streaming out of a pop concert. U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of ...

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Ex-CIA chief Brennan says Trump-Russia inquiry 'well-founded'

Former CIA Director John Brennan has said an investigation into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Kremlin is “well-founded”. He told the House Intelligence Committee he was aware of intelligence showing contact between Russian officials and “US persons involved in the Trump campaign”. Mr Brennan said the Russians ...

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Sir Roger Moore's 10 best Bond moments – EW.com

On Tuesday, cinema lost one of its most iconic Bond actors: Sir Roger Moore, who stepped into the role of secret agent 007 after Sean Connery’s tenure, died at the age of 89, leaving behind an unmatched Hollywood legacy. Daniel Craig has his edgier Bond, Connery had his poise, and Moore gave ...

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DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russia probe – CNN

[unable to retrieve full-text content] CBS News DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russia probeCNNWashington (CNN) The Justice Department has determined that former FBI Director Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election complies with ethics rules. Questions …The ...

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Former CIA chief talks publicly about concern over possible Russia ties to Trump campaign. – New York Times

Live Briefing By THE NEW YORK TIMES May 23, 2017 ■ John O. Brennan, the former director of the C.I.A., said publicly for the first time Tuesday that he was concerned about possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign. ■ President Trump asked two top intelligence officials to deny the existence of any ...

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