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Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

LONDON — He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain’s Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others.While some claim Salman Abedi
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The Latest: Trump to review US sanctions on Russia

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):11:50 p.m.White House economic adviser Gary Cohn says President Donald Trump is “looking at” the future of U.S. sanctions on Russia.Asked what the current administration position i
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Mrs. Trump visits Brussels children’s hospital, art museum

BRUSSELS — Melania Trump joined the spouses of other NATO leaders visiting a children’s hospital and touring a Brussels museum on Thursday.Mrs. Trump worked through moments of awkwardness and language barriers to help ailing children make flowers out of crepe paper. “So beautiful,” she told
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Losing power: Ecuador’s Correa hospitalized after retiring

QUITO, Ecuador — Walking away from the spotlight can be tough on any retiring head of state, but former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa’s party indicates his intense schedule during the final days in office may have made him ill.Correa checked himself into a hospital with a high fever Wednesd
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Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil’s president on Thursday canceled an order that sent soldiers into the streets of the capital, following criticism that the move was excessive and merely an effort to maintain power amid increasing calls for his resignation.In a decree published in the Official Diary, Pr
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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader — who calls it natural

BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump’s push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride.At Thursday’s gathering in Brussels, Trump put his right hand on the right arm of
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Signs of the Manchester attacker’s possible radicalization appeared more than a year ago

MANCHESTER, England — Salman Abedi’s acquaintances were stunned to learn that he was the man believed to have carried out a suicide bombing at a concert hall this week, killing 22 people. But there were signs that he was troubled — and he was not the only one in his family who caused concern,
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Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos is wounded in Athens blast

ATHENS, Greece — An explosion inside a car in Greece’s capital wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos on Thursday, police said. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.The 69-year-old Papademos, who served as prime minister for six months in 2011-2012, was hospitalized and
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Researchers say they’ve uncovered a disinformation campaign with apparent Russian link

MOSCOW — Researchers have discovered an extensive international hacking campaign that steals documents from its targets, carefully modifies them and repackages them as disinformation aimed at undermining civil society and democratic institutions, according to a study released Thursday.The inves
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Manchester bombing probe expands to Germany amid raids, arrests in Britain

MANCHESTER, England — The investigation into a suicide blast that killed at least 22 people at a Manchester pop concert widened Thursday, with security services carrying out raids and rounding up suspects amid fears that the bombmaker who devised the bolt-spewing source of the carnage remains
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