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After Bombing, Ariana Grande Suspends Her Tour

The pop singer Ariana Grande is suspending her tour until at least June 5, following Monday’s terrorist bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people as they were leaving one of her concerts.<p>Because of “the tragic events in Manchester, the ‘Dangerous Woman’ tour with Ariana Grande has been …

Latin America

Pentagon Inquiry Blames ISIS for Civilian Deaths in Mosul Strike

WASHINGTON — An American airstrike in March killed more than 100 Iraqi civilians by inadvertently setting off a large amount of explosives that Islamic State fighters had placed in a building in Mosul, according to a long-awaited military investigation made public on Thursday.<p>Critics have said the …

Middle East

OPEC, Fighting Market Forces, Extends Production Cuts

VIENNA — A sense of déjà vu pervaded the latest meeting of oil exporting countries. While production cuts have again bolstered oil prices, the optimism may fade, as shale producers in the United States jump back into the market and the rise of renewables dims prospects for demand.<p>The Organization …

Oil

Paris Jackson Goes Barefoot at The Daily Front Row’s Los Angeles Awards

Starting a trend…<p>We love Paris Jackson for her effortless style and don’t-care attitude when it comes to style. And, while the 19-year-old slays on a red carpet better than many, once the event gets underway, she tends to ditch the parts of her look that she no longer wants to deal with. First up? …

Teagan Roeder and Patrick McMillian Win City High Student Senate Presidential Election

After weeks of posters lining the City High lockers and talk of the election fresh in students’ minds, Teagan Roeder has emerged triumphant as the …

Posters

Trump congratulates French President Macron for 'tremendous victory'

President Trump on Thursday congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron for the "incredible campaign" he ran, just weeks after he defeated his …

Prep boys soccer: 3 area teams advance

* <b>Williamsburg 2, Pella Christian 1:</b> Williamsburg earned a shot at the top-ranked team in Iowa Class 1A, a state tournament berth on the line, as the …

Sextuplets born in Virginia to couple who spent 17 years trying to conceive a child

For 17 years, Ajibola and Adeboye Taiwo tried to have a child but had no luck.<p>Until now — times six.<p>Ajibola Taiwo gave birth to sextuplets this month at a Richmond hospital, and doctors said the three boys and three girls, along with their mother, are doing well. It is the first time sextuplets …

Pregnancy

Manchester attack: Police not sharing information with US

<b>Police investigating the Manchester Arena bomb attack have stopped sharing information with the US after leaks to the media.</b><p>UK officials were outraged when photos appearing to show debris from the attack appeared in the New York Times.<p>It came after the name of bomber Salman Abedi was leaked to US …

Terrorism

The new GOP health-care bill is the polar opposite of Obamacare, in four charts

Fifty-one million people would be uninsured within a decade under the House Republicans’ health-care plan. That not only reverses all the coverage gains made under the Affordable Care Act, but also leaves a million more people uninsured than at the height of the recession.<p>Premiums would be expected …

Health Care

CEDAR RAPIDS - Linn-Mar assistant coach John Heald patiently waited for his time in front of the camera.

K.J. Pilcher<p>The Gazette<p>UNI's Jay Schwarm brings different perspective to mat and NCAA tournament<p>Upper Iowa's Josh Walker completes national title trek<p>…

IOWA CITY - In the four years since Rick Heller has taken over the Iowa baseball program, a lot has changed.

Jordan Hansen, The Gazette<p>IOWA CITY — In the four years since Rick Heller has taken over the Iowa baseball program, a lot has changed.<p>There’s a …

School board seeks Shimek playground tweaks on current timeline

Most Iowa City Community School Board members at a work session Tuesday voiced tentative or full support for tweaking Shimek Elementary's playground …

How a dubious Russian document influenced the FBI’s handling of the Clinton probe

A secret document that officials say played a key role in then-FBI Director James B. Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation has long been viewed within the FBI as unreliable and possibly a fake, according to people familiar with its contents.<p>In the midst of the 2016 …

Government

Trump Condemns ‘Alleged Leaks,’ After Complaints From Britain

BRUSSELS — President Trump condemned “leaks of sensitive information,” responding on Thursday to a complaint by Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, over disclosures of details from the investigation into Britain’s deadliest terrorist attack since 2005.<p>“The alleged leaks coming out of government …

Donald Trump

IOWA CITY - A man accused of assaulting a teenager earlier this year is now accused of trying to contact her more than 900 times while he was in jail.

Lee Hermiston<p>The Gazette<p>Nursing assistant accused of stealing from patients at Iowa City VA Health Care System<p>Iowa City man accused of receiving …

Review: Kendrick Lamar Moves From Uplift to Beast Mode on Dazzling 'Damn.'

Kendrick Lamar has already taken hip-hop to the outer galaxies of style, sound and resonance. Protesters in Chicago, Cleveland, Oakland and New York …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Dear millennials: What can we do today?

Millennials, it’s time to be mindful. Recently, Obamacare was repealed and replaced in the House of Representatives. As never before, the individual …

Health Care

Editorial: Cities should ban the use of fireworks

Fireworks are a nuisance and a threat to neighbors<p>Not all state lawmakers are experts in public safety or American history.<p>That probably helps …

Trump’s budget betrays his supporters. Here’s one that doesn’t.

At this point, there is no question that President Trump’s populist campaign image was a sham. Six months after the election, however, Democrats and progressives continue to squabble over why they lost, what they stand for and how to move forward. There is unity in resistance to Trump, but it’s …

Health Care

Republican Death Wish

The obscene spectacle of House Republicans gathering last week in the Rose Garden to celebrate the House’s passage of a bill that would likely strip insurance coverage from tens of millions of Americans, while simultaneously serving as a massive tax break for the wealthy, had the callous feel of …

Health Care

How Crispr Could Snip Away Some of Humanity's Worst Diseases

HIV has no cure. But it's not quite the implacable scourge it was throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Education, prophylactics, and drugs like PrEP have …

Joe Hoff Knocks off Jiung Jung, City Falls to West

City High’s Joe Hoff ’17 remained undefeated on Tuesday after defeating West High’s Jiung Jung ’17, 5-7, 6-4, 10-8. Jung was the top ranked player in …

Martial Arts

BuzzFeed’s Latest Viral Craze: Ex-Staffers Bashing the Company on YouTube

BuzzFeed has drilled its young employees in the dark arts of crafting viral content. And many of them have been using those skills in spades — after …

Boys’ lacrosse top 10: Unbeaten Freedom is dressing for success

Bobby Doherty didn’t expect to see six packages waiting for him last week at his South Riding home, but the Freedom senior had a good idea about what was inside.<p>After all, his teammates had long been trying to convince him to join in on a weekly tradition in which the players wear matching shirts …

Top 10

Trump gets on the phone to Asia as another North Korea flash point looms

The White House announced Monday that it would host an unusual private briefing on North Korea for the entire Senate on Wednesday, and President Trump spoke with his counterparts in China and Japan.<p>The flurry of activity comes ahead of a key anniversary Tuesday and as Washington steps up pressure …

North Korea

Bayern blasts referee after Champions League loss to Madrid

Bayern Munich has singled out Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai as the decisive factor for its Champions League quarterfinal exit to Real Madrid.<p>"I have to say, I'm filled with unbelievable rage for the first time today. Rage, because we were swindled. Swindled in the truest sense of the word," …

Soccer

Angry United Airlines customers can now vent their fury at a juicy target: the chief executive's pocketbook.

Anders Melin, Bloomberg<p>Angry United Airlines customers can now vent their fury at a juicy target: the chief executive’s pocketbook.<p>United ties about …

Bartra thanks fans for support, out 'several weeks' after bus explosions

Marc Bartra thanked fans for their encouraging words as he recovers from Tuesday's attack on Borussia Dortmund's bus.<p>The defender had been rushed to …

Trump officials tell Russia to drop its support for Syria’s Assad

Officials in the Trump administration on Sunday demanded that Russia stop supporting the Syrian government or face a further deterioration in its relations with the United States.<p>Signaling the focus of talks that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is set to have in Moscow this week, officials said …

Russia