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  1. bac2therac

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    Fox doing extensive converage live while CNN and MSNBC ignoring it instead breathlessly covering two different anti Trump stories...interesting
     
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    Still not sure what happened. Reports that no smoke was seen. Still injuries and fatalities. I was just in London a week ago, this happened in Manchester, waiting for more details.
     
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    CNN has the breaking story on their web site but no live on camera coverage.

    It's not "interesting" - they're getting on it and, believe me, there is some serious cursing and screaming coming from their news director right now.
     
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    And Fox news is now reporting that the nature of the "explosion" is yet to be confirmed and are discussing the possibility that there was some technical issue with an ensuing panic.

    Best to wait and see.

    It's interesting, though, that the incident of a couple months ago outside Parliament basically vanished from the news cycle.
     
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    they are covering it now but seemed to be asleep at the wheel
     
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    NBC News said 20 dead at least...wow
     
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    very little talk about that
     
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    SkyNews witness said she smelled something burning

    BBC said they are treating it like an act of terrorism but not saying it is terrorism
     
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    apparently there was a heightened level of alert in London and across Europe the past week...palpable according to Shepard Smith
     
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    They're deploying the terror protocols, which only makes sense for any MCI.

    It sounds almost as if there was a transformer explosion or something, somewhere in the building and a panic ensued.
     
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    witness outside said they heard explosion.....loud...and now they are possibly focusing on explosion not in arena but near ticket office on foyer
     
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    Bomb disposal squad at scene per report.
     
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    bomb disposal crews have arrived at the scene per Skynews
     
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    Terrible.
     
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    Doesn't fit their narrative of only providing 92% negative Trump coverage.
     
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    BBC TV providing great coverage

    DIRECTV 346
     
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    Lot of speculation out there right now. Was it confirmed it was a bomb? Some sources seem to be saying fatalities occurred in the panic. Awful situation.
     
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    no confirmed bomb but loud explosion is confirmed
     
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    Awful
    Doesn't Ariana attract a ton of young pre teens.
     
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    Lead story on CNN at 8.
     
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    Wrong. What a d***.
     
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    um sorry yes they are covering it now...NO they were not covering it at 7PM to 7:15 when they were continuing their hysteria on Trump...PAY ATTENTION
     
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    Not wrong
     
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    care to dispute me
     
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    19 people confirmed dead....50 other injured...treating it as terror incident until known otherwise per Manchester Police
     
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    I am a huge wait for facts person. Anyone who hears this has the immediate same thought.
     
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    In Manchester England 2 bomb explosions multiple fatalities
     
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    CNN only covering it because it got to the point they HAD to.

    They held out and continued with negative Trump coverage as long as possible before they really had no choice.

    They were last to provide coverage, and just can't wait to get back to regularly scheduled negative Trump coverage.
     
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    At least 20 dead
     
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    You're an idiot if you really believe this. Bigly idiot.
     
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    Sorry it's the truth
     
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    I'm sure the victims, parents, and families appreciate those turning this tragedy into a debate over network agendas. Very Classy.
     
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    2nd suspect device reported according to BBC News
     
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    just pointing out that they continued with Trump coverage for 15 minutes...both CNN and MSNBC and neither of their Trump discussion was any kind of boom breaking news
     
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    Reported whatever it was it happened between Victoria Station and the Arena which are connected and would not have strong security.

    CNN reporting from what they're being told by officials it may have been a suicide bomber.
     
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    Now being reported as a suicide bomber outside of the arena. These terrorist are getting smarter. Don't have to worry about being searched after the concert.
     
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    controlled explosion just went off on live tv on BBC
     
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    Yes, it is true you are an idiot. Thanks for confirming.
     
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    timed it specifically to get the most bang for the buck as people start filtering out...despicable.
     

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