White House promises investigation after leaks over Manchester bombing

White House promises investigation after leaks over Manchester bombing

White House promises investigation after leaks over Manchester bombing

Britain's security level has been upgraded to "critical" meaning officials believe another attack may be imminent.

United Kingdom authorities have arrested another suspect in the "fast moving investigation" into the terrorist attack on the Manchester Arena.

In her first substantive comments since Monday's attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group, Grande hailed the compassionate spirit of her fans and vowed not to give in to divisions.

Abedi, who was known to security services, had recently returned from Libya, where his father and younger brother were arrested by a militia on Wednesday. He was the son of Libyan parents who migrated to Britain in the early 1990s.

The city's two football giants, Manchester United and Manchester City, laid aside their fierce rivalry to jointly donate PS1 million pounds ($1.73m) to an emergency fund set up to support families affected by the attack.

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But one reporter pointed out that Trump himself retweeted a Fox News article stating Kushner didn't seek a back channel. Senior administration officials have brushed off concerns of a back-channel link.

British police have arrested two more men in connection with the Manchester attack, taking the number of people in custody to eight, Greater Manchester police said. No one has yet been charged in the bombing.

Over the past three days several key details of the investigation, including the name of the bomber, first came out in USA media, angering British police who feared such leaks risked compromising their investigation.

British officials say that have receive assurances from US authorities that confidential material will be protected.

The singer writes she is returning to Manchester to spend time with fans and hold a benefit concert that will raise money for the victims and their families.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn plans to use a speech Friday to link Britain's actions overseas to the increased extremist threat at home.

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