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Theresa May announced that armed soldiers would be deployed on Britain's streets. May says the measures include replacing police officers who now guard "key sites" with members of the military operating under police command. The suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England has shaken the music world, with some artists canceling upcoming gigs and others planning to go ahead as scheduled.
  • Russia Probe Mounts: 3 Intelligence Directors Testify Before Congress

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    Three American officials told the Times that Russian officials discussed how to influence top advisers to Donald Trump's presidential campaign last summer. "I said that all Americans, regardless of political affiliation or whom they might support in the election, cherished their ability to elect their own leaders without outside interference", Brennan said.
  • First victims of Manchester terror attack named

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    A spokesman for the area's local counter-terrorism force Rada, arrested the attacker's brother, who was born in 1997, on Tuesday, spokesman Ahmed Bin Salem told reporters. The government decided Tuesday evening to put the country on the highest level of alert - "critical", meaning that a further attack "may be imminent".
  • Netflix's Castlevania Series Looks Bloody Good in First-Ever Trailer

    Netflix's Castlevania Series Looks Bloody Good in First-Ever Trailer

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    Dracula's Curse , the series will trace "the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself". Are you a fan of old school Castlevania from the retro days? Netflix's willingness to dip into the 1980's and tug on our nostalgic strings continues with this summer's short event series, Castlevania .
  • Manchester bombing: Parents confirm girl's death

    Manchester bombing: Parents confirm girl's death

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    Olivia was registered as missing person No. 13 hours after the Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people. At least 12 victims who are 16 years old or younger are now being treated for wounds at a children's hospital. Schoolgirl Megan Hurley is also understood to be among the dead. The Tottington High School pupil, from Bury, can be heard singing This Woman's Work, by Kate Bush.
  • United Kingdom raises terror threat to 'critical'

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    Before the Manchester attacks, Prime Minister Theresa May had said that Britain would continue to share intelligence with the USA and that she had confidence in the relationship between the two countries. Security forces rounded up more suspects Wednesday in the deadly Manchester concert blast and soldiers fanned out across the country to national landmarks as an on-edge Britain tried to thwart the possibility of additional attacks.
  • Greatest Show On Earth Closes

    Greatest Show On Earth Closes

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    After more than 100 years in operation, CEO Kenneth Feld made a decision to close down the circus, citing a dramatic dip in ticket sales. And so tonight, sometime after 9 p.m., the Greatest Show on Earth will be no more. There were two final touring circuses. Feld's father and uncle bought the circus in 1967, sold it to Mattel in 1971 before buying it back again 11 years later.
  • Tom Cruise confirms Top Gun sequel

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    But he was bombarded with even more questions previous year about the possibility of a sequel as fans celebrated the 30th anniversary of the film. "It's definitely happening", he told Australia morning show Sunrise . After years of rumors about a potential sequel to the 1986 blockbuster, Tom Cruise has confirmed that there will be a " Top Gun 2 ". Kelly McGillis , Tom Skerritt, Meg Ryan and Tim Robbins are also still acting frequently and may be available.
  • Playboy model pleads no contest for post of nude woman

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    The LAPD launched an investigation after the posting following a report of "illegal distribution" of the image. We never brought her to court until today. Defense lawyer Dana Cole earlier argued unsuccessfully that the charge should be dismissed because the victim couldn't easily be identified. Her lawyer said Mathers, 30, will opt for the graffiti removal.
  • Hope for peace unites President and Pope

    Hope for peace unites President and Pope

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    The Vatican could not confirm the remark but did say Francis loves potica and always mentions it when he meets a Slovenian. "I think he does to every world leader". Oof. Remember how happy Francis was to see the other guy? He was accompanied by Rex Tillerson , U.S. secretary of state, and H.R. McMaster, his national security adviser.