Olivia Campbell's mother Charlotte Campbell, and stepfather Paul Hodgson, gesture with friends as they pay tribute to her and the other victims of the explosion outside Manchester Arena.

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

The suspect in the deadly Manchester concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: "Forgive me."

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

President Donald Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month.

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El Nino is a natural warming of the Pacific that alters weather worldwide.

Forecasters: Pacific hurricane season depends on El Nino

Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Nino conditions.

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Helpers attend to injured people inside the Manchester Arena, Manchester, Britain, after a blast Monday, May 22, 2017.  An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended Monday night, killing over a dozen of people among a panicked

Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat level

The little girl's mother and sister were among the 59 wounded, which included at least 12 children under the age of 16.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the test launch of a solid-fuel

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness.

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Horrifying moment shows sea lion dragging young girl into sea.

Dramatic rescue as sea lion pulls girl

A dramatic video showing a young girl being pulled into the water by a sea lion has emerged.

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A man passes by a TV news program showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 21, 2017.

North Korea fires medium-range missile in latest weapon test

In its latest effort to develop its ballistic and nuclear weapons, North Korea fired a medium-range missile Sunday that appeared to be similar to one the country tested earlier this year, U.S. and South Korean officials said.

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a televised speech after he won the election, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Iran's president trounces hard-liner to secure second term

Iran's moderate President Hassan Rouhani trounced a hard-line challenger to secure re-election Saturday, saying his country seeks peace and friendship as it pursues a "path of coexistence and interaction with the world."

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Pippa Middleton and James Matthews smile after their wedding at St Mark's Church in Englefield, England Saturday, May 20, 2017. Middleton, the sister of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge married hedge fund manager James Matthews in a ceremony Saturday where her

English wedding: Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

Two likely future British kings were there, along with one of the world's most photographed women, the often-adorable Prince Harry, a multilingual tennis legend and a brash TV reality star.

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Employees watch electronic boards to monitor possible ransomware cyberattacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency in Seoul, South Korea.

Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

 A couple of things about the WannaCry cyberattack are certain. It was the biggest in history and it's a scary preview of things to come — we're all going to have to get used to hearing the word "ransomware."

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures as he speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy, in London, Friday May 19, 2017.

Rape inquiry dropped, WikiLeaks' Assange remains in embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange no longer is the subject of an active rape investigation in Sweden, but he remains holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London facing an unclear future because of uncertainty over whether American authorities will try to get him handed over next.

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Brazil's President Michel Temer says he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to an ex-lawmaker jailed for corruption, during a national address at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia.

Brazil's Temer: 'I won't resign' amid corruption allegations

Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption.

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People walk in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral decorated with portraits of late Pope John Paul II, right, and John XXIII in Mexico City.

Priest attacked with a knife in Mexico City cathedral

Authorities say a man armed with a knife has attacked a priest inside Mexico City's cathedral.

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This undated photo provided by the Clackamas County Sheriff's office shows Joshua Webb. Webb has been arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of a grocery employee in Estacada, Ore., Sunday, May 15, 2017, and

Man holding human head stabs store clerk; mother found dead

A man killed his mother on Mother's Day at a rural Oregon home, then showed up at a grocery store in a nearby town carrying a decapitated human head and began stabbing a checkout clerk before being subdued, authorities said Monday.

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Police officers take pictures near the site of a deadly small plane crash near Teterboro Airport in Carlstadt, N.J., just west of New York City, Monday, May 15, 2017. Police said a Learjet 35 crashed into a building near the airport sparking a fire that s

3 buildings involved in jet crash, 2 damaged

Authorities say three buildings were involved in the fatal crash of a jet near a small New Jersey airport, though only two sustained major damage.

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Protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Monday, May 15, 2017, outside a federal courthouse in Seattle.

Judges mull Japanese internment in questioning travel ban

Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims and zeroed in on the president's campaign statements, the second time in a week the rhetoric has faced judicial scrutiny.

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Anti-government protesters play cards on a highway during a national sit-in against President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, May 15, 2017.

Venezuelans again shut down capital to protest government

Thousands of protesters hauled folding chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers onto main roads across Venezuela on Monday for another national demonstration against the socialist government.

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Falaniko Penesa stole the show at the 25th Pacific Cultural Centre (P.C.C.) Fire knife World Championship 2017.

Samoan Tops Fire knife Competition

Falaniko Penesa stole the show at the 25th Pacific Cultural Centre (P.C.C.) Fire knife World Championship 2017.

Penesa beat out eighteen top competitors from across the globe to claim the top title.  

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Pope Francis blesses a child upon his departure from Monte Real Air Base, in Leiria, Portugal, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Pope Francis urged Catholics on Friday to

Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits

Pope Francis has effectively dismissed reports of continuing apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in southern Bosnia, saying the visions "don't have much value" even if the shrine itself has helped Catholics find God.

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Defense lawyer Saverio Senese meets the media outside the Court of Cassation in Rome, Friday, May 12, 2017. The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed into a reef in 2012, killing 32 people, was headed to a Rome prison after losi

Captain of shipwrecked Costa cruise liner heads to jail

The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed into a reef in 2012 and capsized, killing 32 people, was headed to a Rome prison after losing his final appeals bid Friday.

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This Feb. 16, 2017 photo supplied by Rocket Lab, shows the Electron rocket at the launch site on the Mahia Peninsula in the North Island of New Zealand. New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often th

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States. That's if the plans of California-based company Rocket Lab work out.


Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg, left, is presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Vice President and Secretary of Harvard University Marc Goodheart, right, during Harvard University commencement exercises, Thursday, May 25, 20

Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

Facebook's CEO returned to Harvard Thursday, telling graduates that it is up to their generation to create a purpose for today's world, to care about others, to fight inequality and strengthen the global community.

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