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Fear stalks bomber’s mosque as Manchester unites

Worshippers at the mosque that the Manchester suicide bomber is believed to have frequented said they feared a backlash Wednesday, as the city’s mayor warned any attacks on Muslims would please terrorists.

Toddlers among dozens dead in new Med disaster

At least 34 people including young children drowned Wednesday when they fell off an overloaded migrant vessel in the Mediterranean, where tensions are rising between aid ships and the Libyan coastguard.

Violence breaks out at Brazil protest

Police fired tear gas and stun grenades Wednesday in confrontations with a crowd of at least 25,000 marching on Brazil’s presidential palace to demand the resignation of embattled President Michel Temer and an end to austerity reforms.

Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence

Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the Barcelona football star lodged an appeal.

Four climbers found dead on Everest

The bodies of four climbers were found inside a tent on Everest, an expedition organiser said Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world’s highest peak this spring season to 10.