Authorities in Manchester, said Tuesday that it appears that an attacker detonated an improvised explosive device on the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night, as the explosion’s death toll has increased to 22.
It is not immediately clear whether the man acted alone, but the person apparently died in the explosion. The police says around 400 officers were deployed overnight to help with the investigation.
from the bottom of my heart, I am so, so very much. I have no words.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating the explosion, and the treatment of the incident as a “terrorist attack.”
WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR | TIMELINE OF THE ATTACK
SINGER: I’M BROKEN | CONCERT IS FILLED WITH CHILDREN
VIDEO: ARIANA GRANDE SPEAKS OUT AFTER ATTACK
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VIDEO: RETIRED FBI AGENT: MANCHESTER DEVICE PROBABLY BUILT LOCALLY
GERALDO: PITY THE PARENTS WHO DO NOT KNOW THE FATE OF THEIR CHILD
VIDEOS: PREMEDITATED? | TREATED AS TERROR
VIDEO: DESCRIBES ‘THE FLOOR SHAKING EXPLOSION’ THAN PANIC
JUDITH MILLER: ANOTHER SICKENING TERROR SUCCESS
US LAW ENFORCEMENT MONITORS
Local law enforcement agencies in the U.S., said Monday evening that they are monitoring the situation in Manchester, England, after an explosion tore through an Ariana Grande concert.
National Security Team is providing updates on @POTUS about the situation in #manchesterexplosion
— Sean Spicer (@PressSec) 23 May 2017
The Department of Homeland Security said there was “no specific credible threat” for which the music locations in the United States, but that the public “may have increased security around public places and events.
DC WILL NOT ENFORCE SCHOOL CHOICE
Betsy DeVos, the AMERICAN education secretary, said Monday that while President Trump’s government put forward plans of a historic expansion of the school of choice, the final decision will be left to the member states, not in Washington.
Politico reported that DeVos made the remarks during a speech at a Transportation summit organized by the American Federation for Children.
“When it comes to education, no solution, not even those who we want to have, it must be determined if the run of Washington, D. C.,” she said.
COMING UP ON FOX BUSINESS
5 AM ET: Mike Baker, former CIA covert operations officer, will be on “FBN.”
5 AM ET: Andrew Peek, the former US intelligence officer, will appear on “FBN.”
8 PM ET: Douglas Holtz-Eakin Former Congressional Budget Office director, appears on ” mornings with Mary.”
COMING UP ON FOX NEWS CHANNEL
10 AM ET: House Intel Committee to hold hearing on Russia research with the former Director of the CIA Brennan. Live on FoxNews.com
11 PM ET: the Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney briefs media about the budget in the briefing room of the White House. Live on FoxNews.com
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7: 30 AM ET: Hillary Clinton gives the keynote address at the 30th Anniversary of the Children’s Health Fund. Live on FoxNews.com