TRUMP SON-IN-LAW KUSHNER UNDER FBI SCRUTINY IN RUSSIA PROBE
The activities of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner have come under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential election, US media reported Thursday. Although it is unclear whether Kushner is a main focus of the probe, he is under investigation for the "extent and nature" of his interaction with Russian officials, The Washington Post reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
NEW ARREST IN MANCHESTER ATTACK
British police on Friday arrested another person in connection with Monday night's suicide bombing in Manchester, as the UK resumed sharing information with the US over the attack. Eight men are in custody now after a man and a woman were released without charge, Greater Manchester police said in a tweet.
BRITAIN ‘IRRITATED’ OVER US LEAKS OF MANCHESTER ATTACK DETAILS
Britain’s interior minister has warned American officials after US intelligence apparently leaked details of the Manchester attack to the media before the British government was ready to release them to the public. Britain’s interior minister, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, called the leaks “irritating” and said she told Washington that such leaks "shouldn't happen again". Three key details of the Manchester Arena attack appeared in US media before British authorities had released them publicly, including an initial death toll, the fact that the attack had been a suicide-bombing and the name of the suspect, Salman Abedi.
BRAZIL SENDS IN TROOPS AFTER PROTESTERS STORM MINISTRIES
Brazilian soldiers deployed Wednesday to defend government buildings in the capital Brasilia after protesters demanding the exit of President Michel Temer smashed their way into ministries and fought with riot police. "At this moment, federal troops are already here in (the foreign ministry)," Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said. "And next there are troops arriving to secure all the ministerial buildings.
MANCHESTER’S MUSLIMS UNITE TO DEFY TERROR
Monday’s deadly attack in Manchester by a resident of Libyan origin has put the city’s Muslim community on edge. But they are determined the city they love will say no to hate. Standing before the magnificent neo-Gothic Manchester Town Hall, Fahad Khawaja scrambled for words to describe his anguish over Monday night’s deadly attack. “I’m still in shock. It’s so bloody upsetting,” sputtered the 17-year-old student in the distinctive Mancunian accent.