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Ariana Grande Vows Return To Manchester In Letter To Fans

On Monday night, a bombing timed to coincide with the end of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people, many children, and injured dozens more. Today, Grande responded at length to the tragedy in a letter to her fans that she posted on social media. In the letter, Grande says she will return to Manchester "to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families." No date was given for the concert yet, which the singer writes is still being finalized. "Our response to this violence must be to come closer together,
Newsweek
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Society

One Family's Fight for Justice in Alleged Honor Killing

Swinder Singh was asleep at her home in north London when she got the call. In the blurry hours of the early morning, she listened as the voice on the end of the phone told her that her younger sister Seeta Kaur, 33, was dead. Seeta’s twin sister, Geeta, delivered the news. Earlier, Seeta’s brother-in-law, Jitendra Saini, had called her father and explained that Seeta had died of a heart attack while staying at his family’s home in Kurukshetra, northern India, with her husband and four children. In keeping with Hindu custom, Jitendra said, his family would cremate her. Seeta’s father pleaded w
Mic
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Society

Ariana Grande Tour Suspended Indefinitely Following Manchester Bombing

In the wake of the terrorist attack at Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman concert Monday night, the remaining tour dates have been canceled until further notice. An official statement released by Live Nation Wednesday afternoon stated that ticket holders for the scheduled shows will receive a refund: "Due to the tragic events in Manchester, the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost," Carrie Davis, chief communications officer, wrote. Refunds for the following shows will be issued, according to
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