Britain Thursday closed in on a jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester concert attack, as grief mixed with anger at the US over leaked material from the probe. Mourner Carmel McLaughlan, 69, came to St Ann's Square in Manchester for the minute's silence. "It's like your own family just passed away, it's just so, so sad, there's just sadness hanging over Manchester at the moment.
A court in El Salvador on Wednesday sentenced seven members of a notorious criminal gang to 390 years in prison each for their part in a March 2016 massacre that shocked the crime-ravaged Central American country. The men, part of the "Barrio 18 Revolutionaries" gang, received a 35-year prison sentence for each of the 11 victims killed in the massacre, plus five years for their affiliations with illegal gangs, the attorney general's office said on Twitter. Authorities have said the gang members early last year kidnapped and killed three day laborers and eight workers of an electric company in the quiet town of San Juan Opico, some 27 miles northeast of the capital San Salvador.
By Michael Holden and Andy Bruce MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli on Wednesday, as details about the investigation were leaked to U.S. media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is imminent. British-born Salman Abedi, 22, who was known to security services, killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children on Monday. Manchester police arrested five men and one woman on Wednesday, bringing the total held for questioning to seven, and searched multiple addresses in northern and central England.
London (AFP) - "Furious" British officials scolded their US counterparts on Wednesday following repeated leaks of shared material about the investigation into the deadly Manchester terror attack. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd roasted the US Department of Homeland Security and other intelligence branches after the bomber's identity and details of the probe leaked out to US media before British officials felt ready to disclose them. The pictures were apparently taken by police investigators and, according to British government ministry sources, leaked by US counterparts they had been shared with.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly did not disclose meetings he had last year with a Russian official when he applied for his security clearance, according to the Department of Justice. This new revelation is the latest example of Mr Sessions failing to disclose contacts he had with members of the Russian government. According to CNN, Mr Sessions – who spoke twice last year with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, once in the former senator's office – did not note these interactions on his application for security clearance.
FILE - In this March 18, 2017 file photo, Congressional candidate Rob Quist meets with supporters during the annual Mansfield Metcalf Celebration dinner hosted by the state's Democratic Party in Helena, Mont. Montan... .
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The lawsuit, filed by El Paso County, its Sheriff Richard Wiles and the Texas Organizing Project Education Fund, a client of the Texas Civil Rights Project, charges that the law, if enacted, would violate several provisions of the U.S. Constitution, including the 14th Amendment's guarantee of the equal protection of laws; the 14th Amendment's due process clause; and the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. The plaintiffs also allege the bill would violate the U.S. Supremacy Clause, which states that federal law - including statutes dealing with immigration enforcement - is "wholly dedicated to the federal government and may not be usurped by the states."
The former Democratic presidential nominee, who recently declared herself part of the resistance against Mr. Trump, lashed out at the Republican president's spending plan in aggressive terms after being honored in New York City by the Children's Health Fund, a nonprofit organization that helps provide health care to poor and homeless children. "This administration and Republicans in Congress are mounting an onslaught against the needs of children and people with disabilities, women and seniors," Clinton charged.
In proposing to slash domestic spending, President Donald Trump is taking aim at the $8 billion subsidy program that insures farmers against crop losses. Farm groups immediately said they'd fight Trump's budget proposal to limit the amount of assistance farmers can get for crop insurance and to bar grants to wealthy farmers.
Two men have been caned in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 people for allegedly having gay sex. The pair, aged 20 and 23, were forced to stand on a raised platform at a mosque in the city of Banda Aceh and received 83 lashes each while being videoed by the Indonesian crowd.
President Trump will seek to tighten restrictions on some tax credits to prevent them from being claimed by illegal immigrants, a measure that the administration says is necessary to respect taxpayers and balance the budget. Trump's fiscal 2018 budget, set to be released Tuesday, will set higher eligibility standards for the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Monday.
Carver Middle Sch. Gay-Straight Alliance v. Sch. Bd. of Lake Cnty. Fla. , 842 F.3d 1324 : A Federal Appellate Court held that a Florida middle school met the definition of a secondary school under the Equal Access Act, and therefore claims against the school by an extracurricular club, the Gay-Straight Alliance, could go forward.
On the morning of June 5, 1967, as Arab armies and Israel clashed following weeks of tension, Rabbi Irving "Yitz" Greenberg sat anxiously amid his congregants at daily prayers - fearful that the Jewish people would face extinction for the second time in 25 years. "One of the people said, 'They're going to wipe out Israel.