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UK Prime Minister to Raise Issue of Manchester Bombing Leaks with President Trump

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to raise concerns Thursday with President Donald Trump over U.S. leaks to the media of investigative details of the Manchester bombing.

May is to cut short her attendance at the NATO leaders’ meeting in Brussels amid a critical-level threat of another terrorist attack in her country.

Police working on the Manchester case, who are “furious about the disclosures,” have stopped sharing information with their American counterparts, according to the BBC.

Various U.S. media outlets reported the name of the suicide bomber, attributing the information to American officials, before it was released by British officials. The New …read more

Search for Kidney Cements Personal Cambodian-American Bond

Tony Chhim, a first-generation Cambodian-American, needs a kidney.

Until a few weeks ago, his family thought a yearlong search among relatives in Cambodia and in Khmer communities throughout the United States had been fruitless. Then Taylor Tagg, an American friend of Tony’s dad, Tim, surprised everyone by turning out to be a match.

The euphoria lasted until a few days ago, when doctors at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York, discovered a complication. That dashed what had been a feel-good, one-in-a-million, happy-ending kind of saga that transcended race, religion and national origin, as Tagg prepared to be the first American …read more

Britain’s May to Confront Trump Over Manchester Leaks

British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise concerns with Donald Trump Thursday about U.S. leaks of intelligence on the suicide bombing in Manchester that police fear could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large.

After the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, police are hunting for accomplices whom they suspect helped Salman Abedi build the bomb that killed 22 people Monday in a crowded concert hall in the northern English city of Manchester.

But British ministers and security chiefs have been dismayed by leaks in the U.S. media that made public details about the British investigation.

May will raise …read more

N. Korea Unwilling to Act on Seoul’s Conciliatory Moves, Experts Say

North Korea appears determined to make headway in its nuclear and missile programs, despite South Korea’s diplomatic overture aimed at restoring peace on the divided peninsula, U.S. experts say.

Since taking office this month, President Moon Jae-in, of the Democratic Party of Korea, is taking a more moderate approach to the North compared with those of two previous presidents, expressing his willingness to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un under the right conditions and making conciliatory gestures.

A spokesman for South Korea’s Unification Ministry said Monday that it would consider allowing nongovernmental exchanges with the North, but only within the …read more

On Memorial Day, Military Monuments Have Special Meaning

Cities across the United States have erected memorials to the hometown heroes who fought and died in America’s wars, from the American Revolution of 1776 to the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Washington, DC, is no exception. The capital city area is home to some of the best-known military monuments, as Faith Lapidus reports on this Memorial Day. …read more