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The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:42am

Manchester's police chief has told reporters that it is clear "this is a network we are investigating" as he gave an update on the probe into the bomb attack at a pop concert in the city. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said Wednesday that police are carrying out extensive searches across Manchester as part of their probe.

Rangers try to rescue wild elephant in India's northeast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:30am

Indian veterinarians are treating a 10-year-old wild elephant with an injured leg to help it escape from a marshy area where it has been stuck for at least five days.

New York governor offers talks with Hungary on Soros school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:22am

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he is ready for talks with Hungary's government on the status of Central European University.

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:20am

A Somali police officer says at least four people have been killed and more than 10 injured in a car bomb blast in the capital, Mogadishu.

Pope to first lady: what are you feeding Trump?

Darko Bandic, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:07am

Thanks to Pope Francis and the U.S. first lady, a traditional Slovenian dish is hitting the headlines.

German parliament group scraps Turkey trip at last minute

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:54am

A delegation of German lawmakers scrapped plans to visit Turkey after being told at the last minute that it couldn't hold talks with officials or visit the Turkish parliament building, a deputy parliament speaker said Wednesday.

8 police officers killed by separate bomb blasts in Kenya

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:46am

Eight Kenyan police officers were killed when their vehicles ran over improvised bombs in two separate incidents near the border with Somalia, officials said Wednesday. The dead included a personal bodyguard for a local governor whose convoy was targeted.

School receptionist Jane Tweddle among the bombing victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:46am

The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what's known about them so far:

Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:46am

Egypt has denied the announcement by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir that Egyptian armored vehicles were used by rebels in recent attacks in the Darfur region.

Mugabe's daughter named to Zimbabwe censorship board

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:40am

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's daughter has been appointed to the country's censorship board.

Indonesian province sets up task force targeting gays

Adi Marsel, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:35am

Indonesian police in West Java said Wednesday they have set up a task force to investigate activities by gays in the country's most populous province.

The Latest: Chief says investigation involves 'a network'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:30am

The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local):

US ambassador to UN hails Turkish school for Syria refugees

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:20am

The U.S ambassador to the United Nations is in Turkey at the ribbon-cutting for a new U.S.-funded school, and Nikki Haley says the American people are thankful the U.S. ally is taking in so many Syrian refugees.

Egyptian prosecutors order release of opposition leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:11am

Prosecutors have ordered the release on bail of an opposition leader accused of publicly making an obscene finger gesture in January.

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:11am

Clashes have broken out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces as Israeli demonstrators march through the Old City of Jerusalem to mark the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern half.

Manchester police chief says one of concert attack victims a serving police officer who will not be named

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:10am

Manchester police chief says one of concert attack victims a serving police officer who will not be named.

Manchester police chief: 'very clear this is a network' authorities are investigating after concert attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:10am

Manchester police chief: 'very clear this is a network' authorities are investigating after concert attack.

Manchester police chief says a total of 4 people arrested so far in attack investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:10am

Manchester police chief says a total of 4 people arrested so far in attack investigation.

Manchester police chief says a controlled explosion used in raid in center of the city

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:10am

Manchester police chief says a controlled explosion used in raid in center of the city.