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American Headline News for 27 May 2017

Manchester bomber phonedManchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi spoke with his younger brother by phone 15 minutes before the deadly attack, it emerged Friday -- as authorities said they've arrested a "large part of the... network." Hashim Abedi told investigators in Tripoli, Libya -- where he and his father Ramadan were arrested Tuesday -- that he was aware...
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Police: Man hurling racialTwo people were killed and another was injured in a stabbing on a train in Portland after a man began yelling racist remarks at two women who are believed to be Muslim.        
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President Trump concludesHe will close out the trip at the G7 summit.
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Trump's climate change stance is 'evolving'

New York Post - 27 May 2017 05:48
Trump's climate change stancePresident Trump's stance on climate change is "evolving" after meeting with European leaders who are making a last-ditch attempt to get him to stay in the Paris climate accord, a top White House... official said Friday. "He feels much more knowledgeable on the topic today," chief economic adviser Gary Cohn said at the two-day G-7...
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Men who forced gator to chugBinge drinking bites back for this baby alligator -- who was force-fed cheap beer by two heartless South Carolina men. The unnamed jerks -- who bragged about the mean stunt on social media -- will... face criminal charges, the local news station WYFF4 reported Friday. In a photo posted on SnapChat, one of the lame-brained...
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Nasrine's husband was once a happy, optimistic man. He made good money from a restaurant and butcher shop he owned. "With his hands, he could turn dust into gold," Nasrine …
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Sri Lanka's government says the death toll from Friday's floods and mudslides has risen to 100 with 99 others missing, as security forces and residents stepped up search and rescue operations.
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Philippines forces hit IslamicPhilippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said. Civilians... waved flags from their windows to show they are not combatants. The city of Marawi, home to some...
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Man charged in ex's deathPLANO, Texas -- Police say a man charged in the slaying of an ex-girlfriend has been accused of killing a second woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Plano police on Friday announced a capital... murder charge against 23-year-old Reginald Gerard Kimbro. Jail records don't list an attorney for Kimbro, whose bond tops...
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With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, another victim of criminal gangs who have killed …
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Danish man arrested in RussianRussia recently banned the group as an extremist group and ordered its property seized.        
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Morocco police hunt Rif region protest leader

Al Jazeera English - 27 May 2017 16:36
Authorities order arrest of Nasser Zefzafi for interrupting an imam's sermon.
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Spain: House fire kills 4, injures 8 in Bilbao

Miami Herald - 27 May 2017 16:05
Spanish authorities say four people have died when a house caught fire in the northern city of Bilbao. Emergency services for the Basque Country's regional government say eight others were …
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British Airways Cancels(LONDON) — British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure causes severe disruption for travelers. The airline said it was... suffering a “major IT systems failure” around the world. It didn’t say what was causing the problem but said there is no evidence of a cyberattack.…
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Trump leaves G-7 summit amidGerman leader cites "unsatisfactory" talks on climate change.        
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How to stop homegrownManchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was on the radar of British authorities as a Muslim extremist, but they failed to stop him before he massacred girls at a pop concert. It's a recurring problem... on both sides of the pond. US authorities also keep missing "known wolves" who were under suspicion before they attacked. This...
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Islamic State claimsEgypt retaliates with airstrikes on purported militant training bases in Libya.        
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U.K. lowers terror threatPrime Minister Theresa May said "a significant amount of police activity" and several arrests led to the level being lowered.        
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Trump team planning post-tripThe president will look at possible changes to his communications staff,
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Iraq must invest in education to secure its future

Al Jazeera English - 27 May 2017 15:30
The cost of investing in Iraq's education will be high, but the return of this investment will be immense.
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Suspect in Fatal Police(RICHMOND, Va.) — Authorities say a suspect is in custody following a manhunt in the fatal shooting of a Virginia state police special agent. State Police officials say the trooper was shot shortly... after 7:30 p.m. Friday while approaching a vehicle parked on the wrong side of the street. Officials tell The Richmond Times-Dispatch that…
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Philippine Military Launches(MARAWI, Philippines) — Philippine fighter aircraft unleashed rocket fire against militants on Saturday, prompting villagers to hoist white flags to avoid being targeted as the military turned to... airstrikes to try to end the siege of a southern city by Islamic State group-allied militants. The predominantly Muslim city of Marawi, home to some 200,000 people,…
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Supreme Court rejects appealThe once-prominent doctor, Farid Fata, will spend the next four decades in prison following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision.        
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Two journalists from a pro-secular opposition newspaper in Turkey have been arrested and accused of aiding a terror organization. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said nationalist Sozcu... newspaper's online editor …
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President Trump's son-in-law and adviser discussed the channel with Sergey Kislyak, according to a new report
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