UK criticizes US leaks about concert bombing


LONDON (AP) — Britain's home secretary criticized U.S. officials on Wednesday for leaking sensitive information about the inquiry into the extremist attack that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert arena.

  • Written by GREGORY KATZ , Associated Press

Investigators explore bomber's links to larger network


LONDON (AP) — British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two officials familiar with the investigation said Wednesday.

  • Written by PAISLEY DODDS and MAGGIE MICHAEL , Associated Press

Mulvaney warns lawmakers on borrowing authority deadline


WASHINGTON (AP) — White House budget director Mick Mulvaney warned lawmakers on Wednesday that they may have to vote to increase the government's borrowing authority sooner than previously thought.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Hands off US election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in Donald Trump's campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on them.

  • Written by EILEEN SULLIVAN and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press