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UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days. Authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the concert bombing but acknowledged there were still gaps in their knowledge. Britain reduced its terrorism ... Read More »

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 30 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years. The plane sold for $430,000 on Saturday at an Agoura Hills, California, event featuring celebrity memorabilia, GWS Auctions Inc. said. The buyer was not disclosed in the sold note posted on the firm’s website. ... Read More »

The Latest: Obama offers Prince Harry condolences on attack

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in Manchester, England (all times local): 7 p.m. Former U.S. President Barack Obama has offered his condolences to victims of the Manchester bombing during a meeting with Prince Harry. The prince’s Kensington Palace office tweeted a picture of Harry and Obama at the palace Saturday. It said the former president ... Read More »

Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, a publicist said. He was 69. Allman died Saturday at his home in Savannah, Georgia, publicist Ken Weinstein said. Allman had cancelled some 2016 tour dates, announcing ... Read More »

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots have linked arms across a U.N.-controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus’ capital of Nicosia to voice their support for a reunification agreement. Beating drums, blowing whistles and singing traditional Cypriot folk songs, the demonstrators said real peace lies in the hands of ordinary people from both sides of ... Read More »

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

Chris Cornell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music’s elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman’s love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock’s leading voices. “Chris was as melodic as The Beatles, as heavy as Sabbath and as haunting as Edgar ... Read More »

Next for Montana’s new congressman: Day in court, then DC

Greg Gianforte, Susan Gianforte

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s new congressman hasn’t even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020. First things first though for Greg Gianforte, who has to deal with a misdemeanor assault charge he received the day before the election after witnesses said he slammed a reporter to ... Read More »

Correction: Britain-Concert Blast story

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In some versions of a story May 24 about a raid connected to the Manchester Arena concert bombing, The Associated Press reported erroneously that an apartment raided by police had been rented through Airbnb. Airbnb says the apartment was not rented through them. A corrected version of the story is below: Raids, arrests as on-edge UK ... Read More »

The Latest: Tom Morello, Josh Brolin eulogize Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on memorial services Friday for late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Chris Cornell’s memorial service has ended and mourners are headed to the rocker’s burial site as Temple of the Dog’s “All Night Thing” plays. The service Friday included eulogies by guitarist Tom Morello and actor Josh Brolin. Linkin Park’s ... Read More »

The Latest: Head of world track attends Manchester event

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in England (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Police lined the street as an athletic event went ahead in Manchester four days after a suicide bomber targeted the city’s arena. Sebastian Coe, president of the IAAF world track and field governing body, says he wanted to show his support to Manchester ... Read More »