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  • judge Aug 15, 2019

    UK Judge Sentences Schwimmer Lookalike to 9 Months in Jail

    A British judge has sentenced a lookalike of “Friends” actor David Schwimmer to nine months in prison for theft and fraud.

  • Singer Feb 25, 2019

    Ariana Grande to Play Manchester, 2 Years After Arena Bomb

    Ariana Grande is returning to Manchester, two years after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her concert in the northwest England city.

  • Jan 23, 2019

    Illinois Offers $100 Million in Loans to Federal Workers

    Illinois is offering $100 million in state funds to finance low-interest or interest-free loans to federal workers going without pay during the record government shutdown, officials said Wednesday. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Treasurer Michael Frerichs announced that eligible federal employees will be able to visit participating banks for the loans. Pritzker also said he’s exploring some of the more...

  • United Kingdom Apr 23, 2018

    TV Chef, 29, Dies After Collapse at Hottest London Marathon

    A 29-year-old man died after collapsing near the end of Sunday’s London Marathon in the hottest conditions ever seen for the event, race organizers said. Matt Campbell, a chef from northwest England who was a contestant on a reality TV cooking show last year, collapsed after 22.5 miles (36.2 kilometers). Organizers said “although he received immediate medical treatment on the...

  • Asher Klein Jul 6, 2017

    UK Police: Others May Be at Large in Manchester Bombing

    The attacker who bombed an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester wasn’t part of a large network, but other people involved in the crime may still be at large, a senior police officer said Thursday. Russ Jackson, head of counterterrorism policing for northwest England, said police may make more arrests in the investigation into the attack. Salman Abedi, a Briton of...

  • United Kingdom Jun 30, 2017

    Mariah Carey Pays Tribute at Manchester Bomb Victim Funeral

    Mariah Carey sent a video message and the stars of the long-running British TV show “Coronation Street” were among the mourners at a funeral for Manchester concert bombing victim Martyn Hett. The music-loving 29-year-old was a self-professed “superfan” of the Manchester-set soap opera. Hett was one of 22 people killed May 22 when a suicide bomber struck concertgoers leaving an...

  • Libya May 29, 2017

    More Arrests in Manchester Attack; UK Remains on High Alert

    British police made three more arrests and stormed more locations over the holiday weekend as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi’s network may still be at large. Greater Manchester Police said the three men — one 25 years old, one 23 years old and the other 19 —...

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