The brother of Salman Abedi, the suspect accused of carrying out a bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people, allegedly said he knew his brother was going to carry out an attack, but did not know where or when, according to a spokesman for Libya’s counterterror forces. Abedi, 22, the suspected suicide bomber, died at the scene of Monday night's attack at an Ariana Grande concert. Authorities found what was described to ABC News as a bomb-making workshop in Abedi’s home in Manchester, with enough chemicals to build additional bombs.
The Republican health care plan will reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion oven ten years and leave 23 more Americans without health insurance compared to current law, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The bill, known as the American Health Care Act, passed the House with only one vote to spare earlier this month. The Senate is preparing to rewrite the measure before holding a vote.
Diseases of the blood vessels supplying the heart and brain tissues are leading causes of death among Americans. And while researchers have known that things like metabolic syndrome -- high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and/or triglycerides, high body mass index and high blood sugar -- and poor sleep increase the risk of these diseases, the true impact of these other factors has remained poorly understood so far. Researchers at Stanford University examined these metabolic risk measures, along with sleep duration, in more than 1,300 individuals using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's death records and the National Death Index.
Sarah Hyland is fighting back against cyberbullies who have mocked her appearance.The "Modern Family" star wrote on Twitter that for the past few months, she's "basically been on bed rest," cannot work out and has been on medication.She did not disclose the particulars of her condition, but wrote that as a result, she has lost a lot of muscle mass. The medicine she's taking, prednisone, a steroid, has caused her face to swell."My circumstances have put me in a place where I'm not in control of what my body looks like," she wrote. ...
At the center of the highly-anticipated Pandora: The World of Avatar are two new rides: Flight of Passage and Na'vi River Journey.The land, located inside Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom Park, opens May 27. ABC News got a preview of the the park's largest expansion in history and the chance to enjoy the rides.Na'vi River Journey is a peaceful boat ride, good for all ages. It coasts through a series of caves and showcases the bioluminescence so central to Disney's story of Pandora.The journey culminates with the discovery of Na’vi Shaman of Songs and her beautiful music. ...
The Congressional Budget Office released its latest analysis of the Republican's health care bill on Wednesday, finding that the GOP plan would increase the number of people without health insurance by 14 million next year and 23 million by 2026. The AHCA results in a net deficit reduction of $119 billion, the CBO analysis found. The lack of a CBO report was decried by Democrats earlier in the month as the bill was being debated in the House.
First lady Melania Trump paid a visit to Bambino Gesù children's hospital in Rome on Wednesday, spending her time coloring with patients, snapping selfies, signing bandages and even speaking to them in Italian. “My visit to Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital today was very moving," the first lady said in a statement. The time I spent with the little ones in the Intensive Care Unit is something I will never forget, and I will pray for each of them daily.
"I don't agree with that, and he's not," Ryan, R-Wis., said in an interview with Mike Allen of the media company Axios. The New York Times reported Friday that Trump called Comey a "nut job" in his Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, one day after firing Comey. The White House did not deny the report to ABC News.
Only time will tell, but Democrats have flipped two statehouse seats in New Hampshire and New York in districts won by Donald Trump. Democrat Edie DesMarais narrowly defeated Republican Matthew Panche in New Hampshire last night, winning by 4 percentage points — just 56 votes. Trump won that district, 51 to 44 percent, according to an analysis by the Daily Kos.
The first full trailer for season 7 of "Game of Thrones" is here and features Cersei sitting comfortably on the Iron Throne, tons of action and more. Enemies to the north," she says as the preview shows armies from around Westeros coming for her crown.
A girl in Canada who was pulled into a harbor by a sea lion is receiving medical treatment over concerns her broken skin could have been infected by dangerous bacteria from the animal's mouth, according to officials at the Vancouver Aquarium. A video that has gone viral showed a sea lion grabbing the young girl's dress and pulling her into the water. The family contacted the Vancouver Aquarium for help, after one of the facility's mammal trainers spoke about the condition during several interviews over the weekend, according to aquarium spokeswoman Deana Lancaster.
A cesspool collapsed on Long Island, New York, this afternoon, leaving a man trapped, according a spokesperson for the town of Huntington.The cesspool was being built, and dirt collapsed on top of a man who was working inside, according to A.J. Carter, the spokesperson.Multiple police and fire units are on the scene, fighting to save the man, Carter said.The man's condition is not known at this time, but the situation is believed to be serious, according to Carter.This is a breaking story, please check back for updates.
After 22 were killed and more than 50 others injured in Monday's bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, concert venues and security organizations around the globe are rethinking how they plan to proceed heading into the summer. Nick Langella, general manager at the San Antonio Alamodome, which plans to welcome bands including Metallica and Guns N' Roses in the coming weeks, said exits have become a major place of concern after what happened in Manchester. "This attacker [at Manchester] didn't just pick a target, he did his homework and knew where he would have a number of people," he said of the suspected Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi.
In the wake of a devastating bombing in Manchester that killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert, officials and parents alike were grappling with the news that many of the injured and killed were young adolescents or children. "We struggle to comprehend the warped and twisted mind that sees a room packed with young children not as a scene to cherished but as an opportunity for carnage," May said Tuesday. According to the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care, a total of 119 people were taken by ambulance or went to a hospital following Monday night's attack at Manchester Arena.
Nearly 50 years ago, astronaut Neil Armstrong famously made his mark on the moon. When Armstrong returned from the Apollo 11 mission, he had a bag containing rock fragments and dust he collected from the moon's surface. Cassandra Hatton, a vice president at Sotheby's, explained that NASA unknowingly lost track of the bag, which protected the Earth and space craft from lunar pathogens, while clearing out items in the Johnson Space Center in Texas.
In the wake of Monday's terror attack at a crowded concert hall, Manchester residents are struggling to make sense of the tragedy that killed and wounded dozens. At least 22 people, including children, were killed Monday night when a suicide bomb detonated at Manchester Arena, where American singer Ariana Grande had just finished performing. A total of 119 people received care at hospitals following the explosion, according to the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care.
Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, told ABC News that he will testify before the House Intelligence Committee on June 6 as part of its investigation of Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. In a May 23 letter addressed to Reps. L. Michael Conway and Adam Schiff, the ranking members of the committee, Page outlined his objections to former CIA Director John Brennan’s testimony Tuesday that Russia “brazenly interfered” in the election. “I saw interaction that in my mind raised questions of whether it was collusion,” Brennan said.