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The breach prompted the U.K.to briefly stop sharing information about the bombing inquiry with the U.S. British officials say that have received assurances from USA authorities that confidential material will be protected. The Manchester native said on Twitter he will perform a solo show Tuesday at the 02 Ritz in Manchester. Gallagher had earlier tweeted about his love for the city and said there were "no words" that could describe the tragedy.
  • A First in Asia: Taiwan to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    A First in Asia: Taiwan to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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    Hundreds of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered in the street next to the island's parliament to celebrate the decision , holding colourful umbrellas to ward off a drizzle. Cases challenging the law were brought by long-time LGBT rights activist Chi Chia-wei and the Taipei City Government after the former's attempt to register his marriage with his same-sex partner was rejected in 2013.
  • Iran Accuses US of

    Iran Accuses US of "Iranophobia", Arming "Dangerous Terrorists"

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    In January 2016, the International Atomic Energy Agency verified that Iran was complying with the terms of the nuclear deal, and as a result some international sanctions against the Islamic Republic were lifted. Already fragile diplomatic and trade ties between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shia-dominated Iran were severed previous year, after Saudi Arabia executed a Shia cleric and as a result protesters ransacked the Saudi embassy in Iran.
  • Kurdish-led forces say no heavy USA weapons received yet

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    What is clear is that it is unlikely that the USA decision will prompt a solution to the conflict between Turkey and the PKK, or soften relations between Ankara and the Syrian Kurds. Trump's top military advisers, including National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster, are said to have been the prime advocates of the plan, arguing that the push for Raqqa should be made quickly while Islamic State is concentrating on the fight for Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city.
  • Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

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    Reuters has reported that Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Kislyak past year, including two phone calls between April and November. Although the intelligence community is certain that Russia was behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign manager John Podesta, to date they have found no evidence that the Russians colluded with members of the Trump campaign.
  • Ariana Grande to hold benefit gig in Manchester this weekend

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    She said: "The public should be clear about what this means - a threat level of severe means an attack is highly likely". The station directly links to Manchester Arena , where a British man of Libyan descent exploded a suicide bomb that killed 22 people and wounded scores of others after an Ariana Grande concert.
  • Wayne Rooney Has Decided His Manchester United Future

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    Manchester United supporters were superb throughout and chanted the city's name with more gusto than ever. "I just wish that when Wayne is picked as a forward player he just stays up the pitch and doesn't work his socks off to come back and help people.
  • Members of Manchester terror network could still be at large - Amber Rudd

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    Prime Minister Theresa May said the independent body which sets the threat level had decided it should be lowered from its highest rating "critical", which meant an attack could be imminent, to "severe". Britain is still looking for other suspects in the May 22 bombing at an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people. Military personnel will remain ready to deploy in support of the police if needed, even after they stand down, Rowley said.
  • Manchester attack victim's family: Government 'must open its eyes'

    Manchester attack victim's family: Government 'must open its eyes'

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    More than 1,000 armed police are on standby as major events including the Football Association Cup Final and the Premiership Rugby Final are expected to draw tens of thousands of people. They said the "hugs, love and kind words" from people in their local community had had "a profound effect" on them. On Friday, the police said a man was arrested in Moss Side, an impoverished neighborhood nestled south of Manchester city center.