Police identified the suicide bomber suspected of killing 22 people, including children, at an Ariana Grande concert. As investigators tried to determine if Salman Abedi was part of a larger network, the UK's threat level was raised to critical.
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U.S. financial council reimagined as boon, not bane, for Wall Street
The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), which brings together all U.S. financial watchdogs, used to be the scourge of Wall Street but under Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin it can serve to ease its regulatory burdens.
Moody's China downgrade rattles Asian stocks, Aussie dollar
Chinese stocks fell and the Australian dollar skidded on Wednesday after Moody's downgraded its sovereign credit rating on China, adding to worries about the global impact of slowing growth and rising debt in Asia's economic powerhouse.
Australian police did not act fast enough to deadly siege: coroner
Australian police failed to respond quickly enough to the threat posed by a gunman responsible for a 16-hour siege at a Sydney cafe in 2014 in which three people including the hostage-taker were killed, a coroner said in a report on Wednesday.
Trump set to exchange views with Pope Francis at Vatican
U.S. President Donald Trump visits the Vatican on Wednesday for talks with one of his most high-profile critics, Pope Francis, after the two men exchanged sharp words during the presidential campaign last year.
Exclusive: U.S. starts 'extreme vetting' at Australia's offshore detention centers
U.S. Homeland Security officials have begun "extreme vetting" interviews at Australia's offshore detention centers, two sources at the camps told Reuters on Tuesday, as Washington honors a refugee swap that U.S. President Donald Trump had called "a dumb deal".
NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy dies at 48
Former Seattle Seahawks player and National Football League Hall of Fame member Cortez Kennedy, 48, died in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, police said.
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The Texas House of Representatives gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to a new bill on showing identification when voting after a previous voter ID law was struck down by U.S. courts which said it discriminated against black and Hispanic people.