May 23rd, 2017

Entertainment News

The Latest: Social media joins in Manchester’s victim hunt

By The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 9:00 a.m. Social media users are helping the desperate hunt for people missing in the Manchester concert bombing by circulating names and photos with the MissingInManchester hashtag. The city’s regional government and its mayor, Andy Burnham, ... Read More »

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Apparent suicide bomber at Ariana Grande concert kills 22

By Gregory Katz And Jill Lawless, The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended Monday night, killing 22 people among a panicked crowd of young concertgoers, some still wearing the star’s trademark kitten ears as they fled. Teenage screams filled the arena just after the explosion, which also killed the attacker and injured dozens. ... Read More »

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‘Dangal’ becomes China’s biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

By The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

BEIJING – The Aamir Khan film “Dangal,” about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers, has become China’s biggest-grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie. The Indian film, whose name translates as “Let’s Wrestle, Dad,” was released in China on May 5. By Tuesday, it had pulled in 806 million yuan ($117 million) in mainland China, ... Read More »

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The Latest: Merkel pledges to support UK

By The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 8:35 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it’s “incomprehensible” that someone would target a pop concert to kill and wound people. Merkel said in a statement Tuesday that the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in ... Read More »

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UK police say apparent suicide bomber responsible for blast

By Jo Kearney, Gregory Katz And Jill Lawless, The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – An apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device that killed 22 people at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, Manchester police said Tuesday. Police said dozens more were injured in the Monday night blast carried out by a male, who was killed. Forensic investigations are continuing to determine if ... Read More »

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The Latest: German government tells UK: ‘United we stand’

By The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 8:00 a.m. The German government is offering condolences to Britain after the deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel wrote Tuesday on Twitter: “Terrible news from Manchester! Our thoughts are ... Read More »

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The Latest: Trump, in Israel, getting updates on attack

By The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 7:30 a.m. The White House says President Donald Trump is being provided updates on the Manchester concert explosion by his national security team. Trump is in the midst of his first overseas trip as president. He’s ... Read More »

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The Latest: police say apparent suicide bomber set of blast

By The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Manchester police say an apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device at the end of an Ariana Grande concert. Police raised the death toll to 22 early Tuesday, and dozens more have ... Read More »

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The Latest: Police raise toll to 22 at Ariana Grande concert

By The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – The Latest on the explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Greater Manchester Police say 22 people died in an attack on concert-goers at an Ariana Grande performance in northern England. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said Tuesday the attacker used an explosive device. Police are ... Read More »

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NewsAlert: Manchester Police raise death toll in Ariana Grande concert blast to 22

By The Associated Press on May 23rd, 2017

MANCHESTER, England – Police in Manchester in northern England have raised the death toll in the Ariana Grande concert blast to 22. About 50 people were wounded in the explosion near the end of the American pop star’s concert Monday night. Manchester police say they believe one man carried out attack but are not sure ... Read More »

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The Latest: Corbyn says he, prime minister halting campaigns

By The Associated Press on May 22nd, 2017

LONDON – The Latest on an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, that authorities say killed several people. (all times local): 6 a.m. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says he and Prime Minister Theresa May have agreed to suspend election campaigning until further notice. Corbyn said Tuesday he is “horrified” by the ... Read More »

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