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The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:43am

Manchester police say the man who set off an improvised explosive device at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England died in the attack. Police said Tuesday 22 people died in the attack Monday night. It wasn't clear if that included the suspected suicide bomber. Dozens more were injured.

UK police evacuate Arndale shopping center in Manchester; reports say one man arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:43am

UK police evacuate Arndale shopping center in Manchester; reports say one man arrested.

Afghan attacks kill 8 soldiers, policeman, 7 civilians

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:34am

Militant attacks, including a Taliban assault on an Afghan military outpost, and a roadside bombing elsewhere in Afghanistan killed at least eight soldiers, seven civilians and a policeman, officials said Tuesday.

EU envoy defends grants after Philippines' aid rejection

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:34am

The European Union's ambassador to the Philippines said Tuesday that he will seek clarification about Manila's decision to reject new grants from his grouping, while he defended the foreign aid program as promoting development.

The Latest: Romania detains 14 Syrian, Iraqi migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:34am

The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local):

Danish court sentences man for 218 online sex assaults

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:30am

A Danish court has sentenced a 70-year-old man to 12 years in jail for having ordered the sexual assaults of Filipino children and young people to be broadcast online.

2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sex

Heri Juanda, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:22am

Two men in Indonesia's Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the world's most populous Muslim country and which rights advocates denounced as "medieval torture."

Vietnam, Indonesia vessels clash in South China Sea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:22am

Indonesia says several Vietnamese fishing vessels escaped its waters following a show of force by Vietnam's coast guard in the South China Sea.

Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, 4 killed

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:22am

An explosion in the central Syrian city of Homs on Tuesday killed at least four people and wounded more than two dozen while government forces "destroyed" a truck bomb near the Damascus airport, Syria's state media reported.

Theresa May: "While we experienced the worst of humanity in Manchester last night, we also saw the best"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:13am

Theresa May: "While we experienced the worst of humanity in Manchester last night, we also saw the best"

British Prime Minister May: "This attack stands out for its appalling, sickening cowardice"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:10am

British Prime Minister May: "This attack stands out for its appalling, sickening cowardice"

British prime minister says terrorist attack among the worst Britain has experienced

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:10am

British prime minister says terrorist attack among the worst Britain has experienced.

2 army rangers killed in troubled southern Thailand

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:10am

Police say attackers in Thailand's restive south have fatally shot two army rangers at close range.

May says police and security staff believe they know identity of attacker but won't reveal it now

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:10am

May says police and security staff believe they know identity of attacker but won't reveal it now.

Trump condemns 'evil losers' who carried out concert attack

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:04am

President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned the "evil losers" responsible for a deadly attack on concert-goers in England and called on leaders in the Middle East in particular to help root out violence.

Computer beats Chinese champion in ancient board game of go

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:54am

A computer defeated China's top player of the ancient board game go on Tuesday, earning praise that it might have finally surpassed human abilities in one of the last games machines have yet to dominate.

S. Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border

Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Hyung-Jyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:42am

South Korea fired warning shots Tuesday after an unidentified object flew south from rival North Korea, Seoul's military said. Local media said it may have been a North Korean military drone.

Pakistani opposition criticizes PM over Saudi-Trump summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:40am

A prominent Pakistani opposition leader has criticized the country's prime minister for an allegedly "ineffective" trip to Saudi Arabia for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Virgin Atlantic flight from Dubai to London evacuated

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:33am

Virgin Atlantic says a flight from Dubai to London was evacuated over a security threat.