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  • Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds

    Cannabidiol, which is found in marijuana plants, reduced the number of convulsive seizures in children with a severe and often fatal epilepsy disorder, according to research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Among children taking cannabidiol, the decrease in the frequency of convulsive seizures — which involve a loss of consciousness, stiffened muscles and jerking movements — was 23 percentage points greater than the decrease in seizures among children taking a placebo. The study was a randomized, […]

  • Police arrest 5th suspect in Manchester attack, bomber’s brother arrested in Libya

    MANCHESTER, England – Police arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night which killed at least 22 people. They are currently assessing a “package” the suspect was carrying. Police named 22-year-old Salman Abedi, a British-born national of Libyan descent, as the bomber, and a Libyan security spokesman says his brother was arrested in Tripoli on Wednesday. “It is very clear that this is a network we are investigating,” Greater […]

  • Trump administration expanding search for new FBI director

    WASHINGTON– The team tasked by the White House with finding a new director for the FBI is resetting its search, a senior administration official told CNN. President Donald Trump said last week that he was “very close” to choosing a new FBI director to replace James Comey, who was leading the investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russia and was fired earlier this month. The circumstances surrounding the firing have attracted broad attention, with senators calling for an unimpeachable, […]

  • ‘RIP my darling’: Parents confirm daughter’s death in Manchester attack

    The mother of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell — who attended the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England, with a friend — confirmed her daughter’s death in a Facebook post. “RIP my darling precious gorgeous girl Olivia Campbell taken far far too soon go sing with the angels and keep smiling mummy loves you so much,” Charlotte Campbell said the post on her Facebook page early Wednesday local time. Olivia was registered as missing person No. 13 hours after the Manchester Arena […]

  • Homeless man who aided Manchester Arena attack victims hailed as hero

    MANCHESTER, England – Stephen Jones, a homeless man who was outside the Manchester Arena when Monday’s deadly attack took place, is being hailed as a hero after he helped the wounded as they fled the scene. “First there was a bang, I thought it was some kind of firework, and then there was a big explosion,” he told CNN affiliate ITN. “I just felt the wind force, and then everyone started screaming and running. Me and my mate we got […]

  • British government raises terror level after bombing, saying second attack ‘may be imminent’

    MANCHESTER, England — The UK raised its terrorism threat level to “critical” — the highest level — for the first time in a decade Tuesday. Prime Minister Theresa May warned that intelligence services believe an attack may be “imminent.” Police announced three additional arrests in the case Wednesday. Police identified 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the suspected suicide attacker who detonated a bomb as throngs of teenagers poured out of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people. Abedi is […]

  • 8-year-old girl, 18-year-old Ariana Grande superfan among those killed in Manchester attack

    LONDON — An 8-year-old described as a “beautiful little girl” has been named as one of the 22 people killed in a vicious bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night. Lancashire County Council confirmed that Saffie Rose Roussos from Leyland, Lancashire was killed in the attack at the Manchester Arena. The explosion ripped through the mostly teenage crowd as they streamed out of the venue following the end of the pop star’s performance. “Saffie was […]

  • Coats declines to comment on report Trump asked him to deny evidence of Russia collusion

    WASHINGTON– Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats declined to comment Tuesday on the report that President Donald Trump asked him to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 election. “I don’t feel it’s appropriate to characterize discussions and conversations with the President,” Coats told the Senate armed services committee in response to a question about the allegations from Sen. John McCain of Arizona. But Coats did say that politicizing intelligence was inappropriate — and […]

  • James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies at 89

    Sir Roger Moore, the actor famed for portraying James Bond in seven “007” films between 1973 and 1985, has died after a battle with cancer, according to his family. He was 89. “We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows and his passionate work for UNICEF which he considered to be his greatest achievement,” his children, Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian, said […]

  • Trump derides Manchester attack perpetrators as ‘losers’ during remarks with Palestinian Authority president

    BETHLEHEM — President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed those behind the Manchester attack as “losers” and reiterated his call to drive out terrorists. “I extend my deepest condolences to those so terribly injured in this terrorist attack and to the many killed and the families, so many families, of the victims. We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom,” Trump said, in his first comment on the Monday night attack at a concert Manchester, England. Monday’s […]