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Theresa May to confront Trump over Manchester Arena attack 'evidence' photos leak

Theresa May to confront Trump over Manchester Arena attack 'evidence' photos leak

Grande's management team says the singer's concerts will be canceled through June 5, 2017, after a bombing following her concert in Manchester, England left 22 people dead.

"We greatly value the important relationships we have with our trusted intelligence, law enforcement and security partners around the world", said a National Counter Terrorism Policing spokesperson.

The row came as police pressed a fast-paced investigation into Monday's bombing, which killed 22 people at a music venue packed with children and raised fears a further attack could be imminent.

The British investigation is now reportedly focusing on who helped Abedi, and on whether the bomb-maker is still at large.

On Wednesday, it apparently happened again, with forensic photos of shrapnel, a backpack and a battery leaked to The New York Times.

May will raise concerns over the leaks when she meets US President Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting on Thursday, the BBC reported.

Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, was arrested in Tripoli with his brother Hashim, who Libyan security forces said was "aware of all the details" of the attack.

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He said: "We don't believe in killing innocents".

The woman was subsequently released without charge in the early hours of Thursday.

After a suspension that lasted about a day, Britain's most senior counter terrorism officer said late on Thursday that the police had resumed sharing information with the United States after receiving "fresh assurances".

British Prime Minister Theresa May will confront U.S. President Donald Trump over leaks of intelligence about a suicide bomb attack in Manchester at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, the Guardian newspaper said. According to photographs from the scene of Monday's attack at the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena, Abedi's device appeared to be fairly sophisticated.

The BBC said Manchester Police hoped to resume normal intelligence relationships soon but was now furious. Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to "critical", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent.

Suicide bomber Abedi was born in Britain to a Libyan family, grew up in Manchester's southern suburbs and once attended Salford University there.

Six men are in custody following a series of raids across Manchester, Wigan and Nuneaton, Warwickshire, following the attack by bomber Salman Abedi that claimed 22 lives.

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British Interior minister Amber Rudd had described the leaks as "irritating".

It seems if the authorities had acted upon the reports, this horrific attack could have been averted.

"I spoke to him about five days ago. there was nothing wrong, everything was normal", Abedi said. Queen Elizabeth II visited victims of the attack at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, telling 14-year-old Evie Mills and her parents: "It's terrible".

An emerging portrait of the alleged bomber remained complicated by competing assessments over whether Abedi held views that had sparked concern and attention before the bombing.

"Compared to other people I'm quite lucky really", she said.

Sixty-four people are still hospitalized, Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said Wednesday.

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