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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Ryan Johnstone is making sure his groomsmen are prepared to venture to his wedding’s remote location -- in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the Lake Tahoe region of California -- in style. “All of my groomsmen are scattered around the country,” Johnstone, 33, of Los Gatos, California, told ABC News. The gifts inside included an engraved hatchet, bottle of whiskey, bullet beer opener and a flask, which he thought would fit his mountainous wedding theme perfectly.
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.
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.
On May 23, a new millionaire was made when a winner came forward to claim a $24 million New York Lottery prize just two days before the ticket was set to expire, according to a news release from the organization. The lucky individual, who will be identified at a later date pending New York Lottery security's background review, said news coverage of the soon-to-expire ticket prompted them to search for the ticket in their home where it was found among other old tickets, said the news release. The individual purchased the single winning ticket on May 25, 2016 at Renu Corp Grocery & Tobacco located at 158 Church Street in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City.
President Donald Trump and Pope Francis exchanged gifts today after their cordial, private meeting, which lasted about 30 minutes, at the Vatican. Francis gave Donald Trump a large medal by a Roman artist, inscribed with an olive branch, a symbol of peace. Francis also gave Trump this year's "message of peace" with a personalized inscription.
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.
"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.