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gmpolice/Twitter(MANCHESTER, England) -- The Greater Manchester Police have released a new image of bombing suspect Salman Abedi days before the attack on an Ariana Grande concert last week.

In the photo, Abedi is seen wheeling a hard blue suitcase. Police said he had the suitcase in tow when he visited Wilmslow Road area of Manchester as well as the Manchester city center between May 18 and May 22.

The suitcase is a "different item" than the one he used in the attack, police said, but added that they believe he was in possession of it "days before the attack."

Attack at Manchester Arena update: image released of Abedi carrying a suitcase. Did you see him? pic.twitter.com/KVkuYoYRMv

— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 29, 2017

Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating the suitcase.

"We have no reason to believe the case and its contents contain anything dangerous, but would ask people to be cautious," said Det. Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson.

On Monday, another man was arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing, according to police, bringing the total number of individuals held in custody following the attack to 14.

Greater Manchester Police said that a 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity.

The police noted that 16 people have been arrested since a suspected suicide bombing killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena last Monday. Two of those people have been released without charges.

UPDATE: Man arrested in Shoreham by Sea in connection with Manchester Arena attack pic.twitter.com/bgxH38u63W

— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 29, 2017

Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, said in a statement Friday that police have made "significant arrests and finds" in the investigation of the attack, claiming they had gotten "hold of a large part" of an alleged network of Abedi's.

"We are focusing on understanding Abedi's life; forensically examining a number of scenes, reviewing hours of CCTV from the night itself and the hours and before, financial work, communication, digital exhibits, the accounts from hundreds of witnesses and of course enquiries internationally," Rowley said in the statement.

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iStock/Thinkstock(CAMBRIDGESHIRE, England) -- A tiger killed a female zookeeper at Hamerton Zoo Park in England on Monday, according to Cambridgeshire Police.

The zookeeper, who has not been identified, died after the tiger entered an enclosure with her.

The zoo was evacuated after the incident, though police confirmed that at no point did the animal escape its enclosure.

 

Update Hamerton Zoo Park: A keeper sadly died when a tiger entered the enclosure with her. At no point did the tiger escape from enclosure.

— Cambs police (@CambsCops) May 29, 2017

 

An investigation is underway. The zoo said it will remain closed for the day and release a statement shortly, according to the BBC.

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Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince William, who spent the spring campaigning for mental health awareness, spoke to British GQ magazine in a revealing new interview about the loss of his mother Princess Diana, his children and his goals for the future.

The future king was photographed on the grounds of Kensington Palace with Duchess Kate, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and their dog Lupo in April by photographer Norman Jean Roy for the magazine.

In the interview, William revealed the regrets he still feels about his mother’s tragic death at 36 and a sense of longing for his own family to have had the chance to meet her.

"I would like to have had her advice. I would love her to have met Catherine and to have seen the children grow up,” he told GQ. “It makes me sad that she won’t, that they will never know her."

William added that it has taken him 20 years to process his mother’s death and to understand the enormous impact her death had on his life and on his brother, Prince Harry.

"I am in a better place about it than I have been for a long time, where I can talk about her more openly, talk about her more honestly, and I can remember her better, and publicly talk about her better,” he said. "It has taken me almost 20 years to get to that stage. I still find it difficult now because at the time it was so raw. "

“And also it is not like most people’s grief, because everyone else knows about it, everyone knows the story, everyone knows her,” he continued.

The candid interview was conducted by GQ writer Alistair Campbell, the director of communications to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and mental health campaigner, who admitted to suffering from depression himself. The interview is featured in the July issue of British GQ ahead of the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death in August 1997.

The second in line to the British throne also spoke candidly about making sure his children can have as normal an upbringing as possible.

"I want George to grow up in a real, living environment, I don’t want him growing up behind palace walls, he has to be out there,” William told GQ. “The media make it harder but I will fight for them to have a normal life."

He said his success at work rests on the “stability of the family.”

"Stability at home is so important to me. I want to bring up my children in a happy, stable, secure world and that is so important to both of us as parents,” he said.

William, Kate and Harry hope that their Heads Together campaign will generate conversations about mental health and provide a safe environment for others struggling to open up about mental illness.

"Smashing the taboo is our biggest aim. We cannot go anywhere much until that is done," William said of their work. "People can’t access services till they feel less ashamed, so we must tackle the taboo, the stigma, for goodness sake, this is the 21st century. I've been really shocked how many people live in fear and in silence because of their mental illness.”

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ABC News(MANCHESTER, England) -- Another man has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing on Monday, according to police, bringing the total number of men held in custody following the attack to 14.

Greater Manchester Police said that a 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity.

The police noted that 16 people have been arrested since a suspected suicide bombing killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena last Monday. Two of those people have been released without charge. The suspected bomber who also died in the attack is Salman Abedi.

UPDATE: Man arrested in Shoreham by Sea in connection with Manchester Arena attack pic.twitter.com/bgxH38u63W

— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 29, 2017


Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, said in a statement Friday that police have made "significant arrests and finds" in the investigation of the attack, claiming they had gotten "hold of a large part" of an alleged network of Abedi's.

"We are focusing on understanding Abedi's life; forensically examining a number of scenes, reviewing hours of CCTV from the night itself and the hours and before, financial work, communication, digital exhibits, the accounts from hundreds of witnesses and of course enquiries internationally," Rowley said in the statement.

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Hemera/Thinkstock(EDMONTON, Alberta) -- What began as a picturesque proposal during a hot air balloon ride in Canada ended with a crash landing caught on video.

About 10 people were on board the balloon over Edmonton when it hit a tree about 25 feet off the ground, passengers told ABC News. The balloon then got caught in another tree, settled on the ground, floated back up, went over another row of trees before finally landing in a field where it slowly tipped over.

“It happened so quick that I don’t think anyone was really terrified or scared,” Jeffrey Scott, an industrial programmer from Edmonton, told ABC News.

Stephen Martin said he had just proposed to his girlfriend, Christine Peters, when the balloon crashed.

Martin told ABC News that the couple had been trying to go on a balloon ride for months because it was Peters' childhood dream.

When they finally got up in the air, Martin got down on one knee. Peters said yes, but when they were trying to land, Martin said the pilot told them that the balloon was moving too fast.

“All of a sudden, we're still 30 or 40 feet up in the air and just the whole thing shakes and you hear like cracking of branches, and we're in a tree,” Peters told CTV.

No one was significantly injured, according to Martin and Scott.

Martin told ABC News that they were a little sore after the crash, but the biggest injury onboard the balloon was a broken fingernail.

Despite Martin's fear of heights and the hard landing, he told ABC News he would take a hot air balloon ride again.

“Looking at it now, I’m actually glad we went out because it was kind of like a crazy adventure ... plus, seeing how I proposed to her too, it makes for an awesome story,” Martin told CTV.

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iStock/Thinkstock(SYDNEY) -- An Australian fisherman survived a close encounter with a 9-foot great white shark after it leaped into his boat on Saturday.

Terry Selwood, 73, was fishing off Evans Head when the shark jumped into his boat.

"I caught a blur of something coming over the boat … and the pectoral fin of the shark hit me on the forearm and knocked me down on the ground to my hands and knees," Selwood told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Selwood radioed for help and stayed on the boat's gunnel until a rescue boat arrived.

"There I was on all fours and he's looking at me and I'm looking at him and then he started to do the dance around and shake and I couldn't get out quick enough onto the gunnel," Selwood told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Selwood was taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries and has since returned home.

While the encounter left him shaken, Selwood told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation it won't keep him from the sea.

"It won't deter me from fishing, no way in the world," he said.

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iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL) -- North Korea launched what appears to be a short range SCUD missile that flew about 280 miles into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to the South Korean military and U.S. officials. The launch was the ninth missile test conducted by North Korea this year.

"U.S. Pacific Command detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean missile launch at 10:40 a.m. Hawaii time May 28," said a statement from U.S. Pacific Command. "The launch of a short range ballistic missile occurred near Wonsan Airfield.

"The missile was tracked for six minutes until it landed in the Sea of Japan," said the statement.

"We are working with our Interagency partners on a more detailed assessment. We continue to monitor North Korea's actions closely, " the statement continued.

"It is assumed to be a SCUD missile. The missile flew 450 km (280 miles) and more details are now being analyzed," the South Korean military said. A U.S. defense official also said the missile appeared to be a short range SCUD missile.

Earlier, the South Korean military said South Korean President Moon had ordered an NSC [National Security Council] meeting to discuss the latest North Korean launch.

The ballistic missile test is the ninth such test conducted this year and marks the third weekend in a row that North Korea has launched a missile.

President Trump was briefed on the latest North Korean launch, a spokesman for the National Security Council said.

Japan's Defense Ministry reported it was possible that the North Korean missile may have landed in the Sea of Japan inside Japan's economic exclusion zone, which stretches 200 miles from its shoreline.

On March 5, North Korea fired four SCUD missiles that traveled more than 600 miles into the Sea of Japan, and three of them landed in Japan's economic exclusion zone.

Short range SCUD missiles are not a concern to U.S. officials, given that they are based on a Soviet-era technology that is decades old.

However, North Korea's two most recent missile tests have demonstrated significant progress of its missile program. North Korea has openly stated that it is seeking to develop a long-range missile armed with a nuclear warhead capable of striking the continental United States.

On May 14, North Korea fired what the U.S. calls a KN-17 medium range missile that reached an unprecedented altitude of 2,000 kilometers (1,245 miles). That launch demonstrated that the missile could probably travel a similar distance horizontally.

On May 21, North Korea successfully launched a KN-15 solid fueled missile that flew more than 300 miles into the Sea of Japan. That missile launch has raised concerns because solid-fueled missiles are more stable than liquid-fueled missiles and can be fired on short notice.

"We always assume that, with a testing program, they get better with each test," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in an appearance on CBS' "Face the Nation."

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SVEN HOPPE/AFP/Getty Images(MUNICH) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel told an election rally in Munich that Europe "must take its fate into its own hands," pointing to potential differences of opinion with the United States and Great Britain, following the Group of Seven summit in Italy.

"The times when we could completely count on others, they are over to a certain extent," Merkel said on Sunday. "I have experienced this in the last few days. And that is why I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands."

Merkel affirmed her country's friendship with the U.S. and the United Kingdom, but suggested that Europeans should fight for their own destiny.

"Of course [we are] in friendship with the United States of America, in friendship with Great Britain and as good neighbors wherever that is possible also with other countries, even with Russia," she said. "But we have to know that we must fight for our future on our own, for our destiny as Europeans, and that's what I want to do together with you."

Great Britain and America both experienced shifts in leadership and direction since last year. The U.K. is now preparing to leave the European Union following the Brexit referendum in June 2016.

In the U.S., President Trump's election cast doubt the future on the country's continued participation in the Paris climate accord. Trump's support of NATO has been less full-throated and unqualified than his predecessors.

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- If President Trump decides to pull out of the 2015 Paris accord on climate change, the United States could become one of only three nations in a U.N. climate group not to be signed onto the deal.

Trump announced in a tweet Saturday that he would make his "final decision" this week on whether or not to keep the U.S. in the landmark accord in which nations agreed to work toward curbing greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

"I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" the president wrote.

I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 27, 2017

The president's tweet came after meetings with other world leaders who pushed for the U.S. to remain in the Paris agreement.

“There is one open question, which is the U.S. position on the Paris climate accords," Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said at the Group of Seven summit in Italy on Friday. "All others have confirmed their total agreement on the accord.”

Trump was also asked by Pope Francis at the Vatican last week to keep the U.S. in the climate change accord.

The December 2015 deal has as of this month been signed by all 197 countries in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change except two: Syria and Nicaragua. Of the 195 that have signed, 147 have ratified the accord.

If the U.S. pulls out of the Paris deal, it would become the largest producer of greenhouse gas emissions not included in the agreement, according to EPA data.

Trump has at times seemed to downplay concerns over climate change.

As a candidate on Dec. 1, 2015, Trump posted a video on Instagram -- while the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference was taking place -- in which he criticized then-President Obama for "worrying about global warming."

"What a ridiculous situation," Trump said in the post.

Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, told reporters at the G-7 summit Friday that the president was growing more attuned to the European stance on climate change.

"I think he is learning to understand the European position,” Cohn said when asked which way the president was leaning on the Paris agreement. “Look, as you know from the U.S., there's very strong views on both sides.”

“He came here to learn,” Cohn said at the summit. “So his views are evolving, which is exactly what they should be.”

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images(MANCHESTER, England) -- Another man has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing on Sunday, according to police, bringing the total number of men held in custody following the attack to 12.

Greater Manchester Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity.

The police noted that 14 people have been arrested since a suspected suicide bombing killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Two of those people have been released. The suspected bomber, who also died in the attack, is Salman Abedi.

Latest update. pic.twitter.com/Q1EvKmVOPB

— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 28, 2017

Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, said in a statement Friday that police have made "significant arrests and finds" in the investigation of the attack, claiming they had gotten "hold of a large part" of an alleged network of Abedi's.

"We are focusing on understanding Abedi's life; forensically examining a number of scenes; reviewing hours of CCTV from the night itself and the hours before; financial work; communication; digital exhibits; the accounts from hundreds of witnesses; and, of course, enquiries internationally," Rowley said in the statement.

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Getty Images(JERUSALEM) -- The leader of the Jewish state sent Ramadan greetings to its Muslim citizens Saturday.

"I wish #Ramadan Kareem to Israel's Muslim citizens and Muslims around the world, hoping for much needed brotherhood, mutual respect & peace," tweeted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

I wish #Ramadan Kareem to Israel's Muslim citizens and Muslims around the world, hoping for much needed brotherhood, mutual respect & peace.

— PM of Israel (@IsraeliPM) May 27, 2017

"Ramadan Kareem" means "have a generous Ramadan."

Netanyahu also tweeted his well wishes in Arabic.

أهنئ مواطني إسرائيل المسلمين والمسلمين عموما بمناسبة حلول شهر #رمضان آملا بتحقيق الأخوة والاحترام المتبادل والسلام. كل عام وأنتم بخير.

— بنيامين نتنياهو (@Israelipm_ar) May 27, 2017

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad, according to Islamic belief. Muslims are expected not to eat or drink during daylight hours, including water and medicine. Faithful people may also avoid smoking and sex.

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Getty Images(LONDON) -- Former President Barack Obama made a princely pit stop Saturday at Kensington Palace.
"Good to see my friend Prince Harry in London to discuss the work of our foundations & offer condolences to victims of the Manchester attack," Obama tweeted. 

 

Good to see my friend Prince Harry in London to discuss the work of our foundations & offer condolences to victims of the Manchester attack. https://t.co/7azv4BV2Nt

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 27, 2017

The palace tweeted that Prince Harry hosted the 44th president of the U.S., explaining "they discussed support for veterans, mental health, conservation, empowering young people and the work of their respective foundations."

Obama's relationship with the royals has solidified over the years. In 2011, newlyweds Prince William and Kate Middleton met the Obamas at Buckingham Palace as their first public engagement together. And a few years later, William visited the White House, where he and the then-president discussed illegal wildlife trafficking.

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Greater Manchester Police(MANCHESTER, England) -- Greater Manchester Police has released CCTV images of suicide bomber Salman Abedi from the night of the deadly attack at Manchester Arena.

In a statement, police said 14 locations are still being searched in connection with the investigation and at least 13 people have been arrested.

"The investigation is making good progress and we know one of the last places Abedi went was a city centre flat and from there he left to make his way to the Manchester Arena," Greater Manchester Police said.

Twenty-two people were killed in the attack on Monday night, including seven children.

On Saturday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the U.K. threat level was lowered from critical to severe. According to BBC, May said significant police activity in the last 24 hours led to the decision to reduce the level.

Greater Manchester Police said around 1,000 people are involved in the investigation and hundreds of officers are involved in security around Greater Manchester.

"This is still a live investigation which is not slowing down," police said. "Our priorities are to understand the run up to this terrible event and to understand if more people were involved in planning this attack."

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Mandel Ngan/Getty Images(SICILY, Italy) -- President Trump, addressing U.S. troops at Sigonella Naval Air Station in Italy in the final event of his first foreign trip, called his international tour a "home run.”

“I think we hit a home run no matter where we are,” the president said.

He again said money is pouring into NATO, though he did not offer details on any specific new commitments that have been made by NATO countries. He also reiterated the U.S. commitment to the North Atlantic alliance.

“Money is actually starting to pour into NATO from countries that would not have been doing what they're doing now had I not been elected, I can tell you that,” the president said. "We are behind NATO all the way. All of us will be more safe and secure if everyone fulfills their obligations the way they're supposed to, right?”

Reflecting upon the G7 summit over the last two days, the president said it was "productive."

“It was a tremendously productive meeting where I strengthened America's bonds. We have great bonds with other countries. We concluded a historic week for our country,” he said.

The president also expressed optimism about the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, recalling his visit to Israel and his meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem, a city he noted is “so precious to so many.”

“[Abbas] assured me he's willing to reach for peace with Israel in good faith, and I believe he will. And Israeli [Prime Minister] Benjamin Netanyahu -- he assured me that he's ready to reach for peace. He's a friend of mine, and he means it,” he said.

At one point during the speech, the president seemed to be referencing the sound of an approaching helicopter and pondered aloud about who it was -- again mispronouncing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s name in speculating it could be him or “Justin from Canada,” an apparent reference to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

The president thanked the troops and their families for their service to the country and vowed that the U.S. will “win” the fight against terrorism.

“Terrorism is a threat. Bad threat," he said. "Together we'll overcome this threat. We'll win.”

First lady Melania Trump introduced the president to the troops, telling the crowd that it has been a “very special” trip for her and a success for her husband in his role as president.

“We had a great time here. We did a lot of great stuff,” she said. “My husband worked very hard on behalf of our country. I am very proud of him. This trip has also been incredible for me as first lady.”

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Sean Gallup/Getty Images(TAORMINA, Italy) -- President Trump, coming off a G7 summit and meeting at the Vatican where he was pushed for the U.S. to stay in the Paris climate agreement, tweeted Saturday that he will make a decision next week.

 

I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 27, 2017


The future of the United States’ involvement in the landmark agreement, which Trump repeatedly criticized as a candidate, was a sticking point at the G7 summit in Italy that ended on Saturday, with the Italian prime minister pointing to it as an "open question" at the end of the summit's first day on Friday.

“There is one open question, which is the U.S. position on the Paris climate accords. … All others have confirmed their total agreement on the accord,” Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said. “We are sure that after an internal reflection, the United States will also want to commit to it.”

In addition to getting pushed on the topic at the G7 summit, the president also got an earful at the Vatican, where the pope presented Trump with one of his writings on the environment and the Cardinal secretary of state further raised the issue during a bilateral meeting.

Though the president has yet to make a final decision, his chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, indicated Friday that the president was growing more attuned to the European stance on the issue.

"I think he is leaning to understand the European position,” Cohn said when asked which way the president was leaning. “Look, as you know from the U.S., there's very strong views on both sides.”

Cohn told reporters the president's views on the Paris climate agreement are “evolving.”

“He came here to learn,” Cohn said at the G7 summit. “So his views are evolving, which is exactly what they should be.”

The president’s national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, chimed in to say that the president’s decision about whether to remain in the agreement would ultimately be based on what’s best for the United States, to which Cohn concurred.

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