British PM May to Challenge Trump Over Intelligence Leaks
- Author: Salvatore Jensen Jun 02, 2017,
Jun 02, 2017, 8:28
British police arrested a man on Friday in the of suburb of Moss Side, the tenth person to be taken into custody in connection with Monday night's Manchester attack.
Some 10 people have now been arrested since the fatal incident and eight men remained in custody for questioning as officers conducted a huge security operation aimed at dismantling an alleged network of accomplices who aided 22-year-old Salman Abedi to carry out the deadly attack.
Citing unnamed federal security sources, Focus reports that British-born Salman Abedi twice flew from a German airport in recent years and wasn't on any global watch list.
She said that the concert would raise money for the victims of the attack and their families. "She was such a clever, talented, creative girl, there was nothing she couldn't do", said Michael Healy.
Tillerson said the United States took full responsibility for the leaks, adding that the "special relationship that exists between our two countries will certainly withstand this particular unfortunate event".
"Our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more, to sing louder and to live more kindly and generously than we did before", she wrote. Abedi was in Libya for three weeks and returned days before his attack, U.S. military officials told CNN. Libyan officials said that Hashem knew about the planned attack.
A police statement didn't provide any details about why the man was arrested, but noted that the department's investigation of Monday's bombing after an Ariana Grande concert was "fast-moving".
US intelligence officials said on Thursday they do not expect British Prime Minister Theresa May's concerns about USA officials' leaks on the Manchester suicide bombing to affect the closest intelligence partnership in the world.
May's discussion with G7 leaders Friday, including Trump, comes on the heels of a spat with the United States over the leaking of intelligence to USA media of details around the Manchester bombing investigation.
A minute's silence was observed in honour of the victims at a square in central Manchester, after which crowds broke into an emotional chorus of "Don't Look Back in Anger", an old hit song by the band Oasis who are from the city.
"She expressed the view that the intelligence sharing relationship we have with the U.S. is hugely important and valuable, but that the information that we share should be kept secure", a British government source said.
A woman arrested in a raid in Blackley, Manchester, was released late Wednesday without charge, police said.
The bombing has caused revulsion across the world for targeting children and teenagers.
Abedi died in the blast that killed 22 other people.
Grande tweeted a statement that says "I'll be returning to the incredibly courageous city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families".
Meanwhile, national level campaigning for the June 8 general election is set to resume today after local level campaigns resumed yesterday following suspension in the wake of the attack.
"I will be making clear to President Trump today that intelligence that is shared between law enforcement agencies must remain secure".