November 19 2017

Theresa May to Raise US Evidence Leaks in Manchester Bombing With Trump

November 19 2017, 06:49 | Frederick Owens

Home Secretary 'very clear' with US over leaked terror attack details

President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg pause for a moment of silence to honor the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester Thursday, during a ceremony to unveil artifacts from the World Trade Center and Berlin Wall for

Eight other men are in custody in connection with Monday's atrocity, with police and security agencies working to prevent further attacks.

British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, the BBC reported on Thursday, because of fears that leaks in the USA media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large.

People who knew the family said Salman cared for his parents.

The cancellation of Grande's concerts came as a disappointment to some fans of the former Nickelodeon cable TV star, who is known for upbeat pop tracks such as "Problem" and "Break Free". "This is not us", Ramadan Abedi told the news service.

She said the suspected bomber was pained by the killing of Abdel-Wahab Hafidah, an 18-year-old who news reports say was chased by a group of men, run over and stabbed in the neck in Manchester in May 2016.

The Chelsea soccer team announced it would cancel Sunday's victory parade in London that was to have celebrated the team's Premier League title win this season.

Providing an update into the investigation Thursday, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins addressed the leaks saying it's distressing to the victims' families.

University dropout Abedi, 22, grew up in a Libyan family that reportedly fled to Manchester to escape the now-fallen regime of Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi. Neighbors recalled him as tall, thin and quiet, and said he often wore traditional Islamic dress.

The father of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber said on Wednesday his son was innocent - shortly before being arrested himself in the Libyan capital. He said the man is named Adel and is in his 40s, with a wife and several children. They said such groups "work in cult-like secrecy, often via the internet; few of us will ever meet anyone with these sort of sympathies". "He was in contact with his brother and he knew about the attack".

Police had followed up on the complaint at the time and visited the house.

Abedi's trips to Libya are now subject to scrutiny including links to jihadists.

The younger brother's Facebook profile revealed other signs that he had an interest in the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, which has claimed credit for the Manchester attack. The deployment, created to free up police officers to pursue the terrorists behind the attack, is the largest on the British mainland in decades.

Greater Manchester Police have carried out a series of raids across Manchester, Wigan and Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

Washington's top diplomat Rex Tillerson is due to visit London later on Friday in an expression of solidarity, after Britain reacted furiously to leaks of sensitive details about the investigation to United States media. She can't believe this happened.

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham tweeted late on Wednesday he had complained to the acting U.S. ambassador about the leaks out of the United States.

Officials said all of the bombing victims have been identified, but names were being withheld until autopsies were completed.

A soldier and an armed policeman pass Big Ben in London, Britain May 24, 2017.

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