British Police Stop Sharing Bomb Info With U.S. After Leaks

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British police have stopped sharing evidence from the investigation into the terror network behind the Manchester bombing with the United States after a series of leaks left investigators and the government furious, The Guardian reports. The ban is limited to the Manchester investigation. British police believe the leaks are unprecedented in their scope, frequency and potential damage.There is not a blanket ban on intelligence-sharing between the U.S. and the U.K., although relations between the U.S. and U.K. security services, normally extremely close, have been put under strain by the scale of the leaks from U.S. officials to the media.

British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to meet President Trump at a NATO summit in Brussels today. She said the domestic threat of terrorism is still at a critical level, meaning an attack may be imminent, and she urged the public to remain vigilant. Manchester police arrested two more men today, taking the number of people in custody to eight.The attack on Monday night killed 22 people and injured 116. The perpetrator, Salman Abedi, had been reported to the authorities by people who knew him amid concern about alleged extremist views, a revelation that will lead to questions as to whether the police could have acted earlier.

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