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Metropolitan Police(LONDON) — Police Friday released a photograph of the British national believed to be behind this week’s deadly terror attack in London.

The suspect, Khalid Masood, was shot and killed by police after his Wednesday afternoon attack that killed four people, including a police officer, and injured at least 28 others.

The Metropolitan Police said Masood “has previously gone by the names of Adrian Elms and Adrian Russell Ajao. He may also be known by a number of other names.”

The investigation focuses on determinding Masood’s motivation, preparation and associates, Metropolitan Police Acting Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley said Friday. Police are working to find out if Masood “acted totally alone inspired by terrorist propaganda” or “if others have encouraged, supported or directed him,” Rowley said.

There is no evidence of further threats connected to the attack, Rowley said, adding that anyone with information about Masood is asked to come forward, Rowley said.

Eleven people have been arrested as a part of the investigation, police said.

Wednesday’s attack began when a car struck pedestrians and three police officers on Westminster Bridge.

The car then crashed into the fence around the Houses of Parliament, and a man armed with a knife attacked an officer who was standing guard.

London police said that among those injured, two remain in critical condition in hospitals, one of them with life-threatening injuries.

In addition, two police officers injured in the attack remain in the hospital with serious injuries.

On Thursday night, London Mayor Sadiq Khan led a candlelight vigil in Trafalgar Square for the victims.

“We come together as Londoners tonight to remember those who have lost their lives and all those affected by the horrific attack yesterday,” Khan said in a speech at the vigil. “When Londoners face adversity we always pull together … Our response to this attack on our city, to this attack on our way of life, to this attack on our shared values, shows the world what it means to be a Londoner.”

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iStock/ThinkstockEducation is a good investment but it isn’t cheap. Thankfully, there are ways you can cash in on your kids’ higher learning when you file your taxes.

“The American Opportunity Tax Credit is available for the first four years of college, dependent on the income reported on the tax return, but you could get as much as a $2,500 tax credit,” says accountant Janice Hayman.

And the tax breaks aren’t just for kids.

“Let’s say you’re going for your Masters or you’re continuing a degree, but you’ve already done your first four-year degree. This would fall under the Lifelong Learning Credit,” Hayman notes.

Whether you’re eligible for the full credit or not is also dependent on your income, she adds.

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — OK Foods Inc. is recalling about 933,272 pounds of its breaded chicken products over fears that they may have been contaminated with metal and other materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

The recall was initiated after five consumer complaints were issued over metal objects found in the chicken producer’s “ready-to-eat” chicken products, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Thursday.

“After an internal investigation, the firm identified the affected product and determined that the objects in all the complaints came from metal conveyor belting,” a USDA statement said of the Oklahoma City establishment.

The statement added, “There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products” and that the products “should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.”

The recall affects products dated from Dec. 19, 2016, to March 7, 2017.

The company did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Popcorn sales are skyrocketing, with Americans eating three billion gallons a year. And now, there are new gourmet flavors ranging from the simple to exotic.

But as the variety goes up so does the price tag. In fact, some premade brands cost eight times what you would pay if you made it yourself at home.

So do you have to spend a lot to get a great bag of popcorn? ABC News got to the bottom of it. You can watch the full investigation below:

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Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump, trucker-in-chief?

That’s the role the president briefly assumed Thursday when he climbed into the drivers seat of a Mack 18-wheeler parked on the South Lawn of the White House.

Trump, who wore an “I Love Trucks” button on his lapel, tried his best to emulate a truck driver: He enthusiastically pumped his fists, made a series of facial expressions that lit up the Twittersphere, and excitedly tooted the big rig’s horn at least six times.

And Trump clearly didn’t run out of gas: following his spirited session of trucker role play, he met with truckers and CEOs from the American Trucking Association to discuss healthcare.

“No one knows America like truckers know America,” he said during the meeting. “You see it every day. You see every hill, and you see every valley and you see every pothole in our roads that have to be rebuilt.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — The man police believe was responsible for Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London has been identified as Khalid Masood — a U.K. native with a number of criminal convictions.

Four people, including a police officer, were killed, and at least 28 others were injured in Wednesday’s attack, which authorities have declared a terrorist incident. The fourth victim was identified by as a 75-year-old man, who died from his injuries Thursday evening after he was pulled from life support.

Masood was fatally shot by police at the scene, according to the Metropolitan Police Service.

What we know about the suspect

Police said Masood, 52, was known to authorities and has a range of convictions, including for assault, grievous bodily harm, possession of offensive weapons and public order offenses. His most recent conviction was in December 2003 for possession of a knife, according to the Metropolitan Police Service in London.

Massod was born in Kent in southeastern England, and detectives believe he was most recently residing in the West Midlands in west-central England. He was also known by a number of aliases, according to police.

He was not convicted of any terrorism offenses, police noted.

Police said Masood was not the subject of any current investigations and there was no prior intelligence regarding his intent to launch a terrorist attack.

ISIS claims responsibility

Police said they believe the attack was “inspired by international terrorism” and they are looking at the suspect’s possible associates.

In a statement published Thursday by its media outlet, Amaq News Agency, ISIS called the attacker “a soldier of the Islamic State” and said he “carried out the operation in response to calls to target citizens of the international coalition.”

During a press conference Thursday morning, Metropolitan Police acting Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley said eight people were arrested in connection with the attack after raids at various locations in England.

Overnight Wednesday, police arrested a 39-year-old woman at an address in East London, a 21-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man at an address in Birmingham and a 26-year-old woman and three men ages 26 to 28 at a separate address in Birmingham. This morning, police arrested a 58-year-old man at a separate address in Birmingham. All eight were arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts, according to the Metropolitan Police Service.

Detectives are searching a number of addresses linked to the investigation, including one in Carmarthenshire, three in Birmingham and one in East London. Authorities have concluded searches at addresses in Brighton and Southeast London, police said.

How the attack unfolded

The attack began around 2:40 p.m. local time Wednesday, when a car struck pedestrians and three police officers on Westminster Bridge. The car then crashed into the fence around the Houses of Parliament, and a man armed with a knife attacked an officer who was standing guard. The suspect, who authorities believe acted alone, was then shot and killed by police, according to the Metropolitan Police Service.

In an initial news conference Wednesday night, Rowley said the suspect tried to enter Parliament but was stopped “very close to the gate.”

Authorities said they initially received different reports Wednesday of a person in the River Thames, a car that collided with pedestrians and a man armed with a knife.

A seriously injured woman was pulled from the Thames and was among those who received medical treatment, an official with the Port of London Authority told ABC News.

Earlier Thursday, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May addressed members of Parliament, speaking solemnly about the “act of terrorism that tried to silence our democracy.”

“But today we meet as normal — as generations have done before us and as future generations will continue to do — to deliver a simple message: We are not afraid,” she said at the U.K.’s House of Commons. “And our resolve will never waver in the face of terrorism.”

May discussed what intelligence and security officials had so far gleaned about the attack, noting that the assailant was born in the United Kingdom and had been on the radar of security services.

What we know about the victims

A fourth victim, a 75-year-old man, died Thursday from injuries he sustained in the attack, according to police. The man died after his life support was withdrawn, police said. They did not offer any details on the man’s identity.

A 54-year-old American who died in the attack, Kurt Cochran, was celebrating his wedding anniversary, a family member told ABC News. He and his wife, Melissa Cochran, traveled to Europe to celebrate their 25th anniversary and had plans to return home to Utah today, according to a statement by her brother, Clint Payne.

She was injured in the attack and remains in a hospital. President Donald Trump took to Twitter today to express his condolences to the Cochran family.

A great American, Kurt Cochran, was killed in the London terror attack. My prayers and condolences are with his family and friends.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 23, 2017

The officer who died, identified as 48-year-old Keith Palmer, was not armed. Palmer, a husband and father, served for 15 years with the Metropolitan Police Service, according to police.

In a statement released through the Metropolitan Police Service, his family described him as “a wonderful dad and husband,” “a friend to everyone who knew him” and “dedicated to his job and proud to be a police officer, brave and courageous.”

“He will be deeply missed. We love him so much,” Palmer’s family said in the statement. “His friends and family are shocked and devastated by his loss and ask that they are left to grieve alone in peace.”

An American tourist, Staci Martin of Wellington, Florida, happen to take a photo with Palmer 48 minutes before he was fatally stabbed.

“I liked his funny hat so I asked him if he would take a picture with me,” Martin wrote on Facebook. “He obliged. He was very polite.”

Another victim was identified today as 43-year-old Aysha Frade, a staff member of DLD College London.

In a statement, the school confirmed that she died in the attack.

“We are all deeply shocked and saddened at the news that one of the victims yesterday was a member of our staff, Aysha Frade. All our thoughts and our deepest sympathies are with her family,” said Rachel Borland, the principal of DLD College London. “We will be offering every support we can to them as they try to come to terms with their devastating loss.”

Frade was a member of the college’s administration team and had two daughters. At the time of the attack, she was about to pick up her daughters from their school, which is near Westminster Bridge, the school told ABC News.

Witnesses described a hectic scene

Eyewitnesses described the attack for ABC News. Richard Tice said he saw injured people lying on the pavement on Westminster Bridge. The car involved in the attack appeared to have jumped the curb, knocking people over, he added.

Bradford and Joanne Buck, who are visiting London from Connecticut, just emerged from the city’s subway system when they saw the crashed car.

“We saw all of this commotion going on. Looked over, there was a car crashed into the gate, door opened, and there was a man down right next to the car, all curled up,” Bradford Buck said in an interview Thursday on Good Morning America.

“The next thing I saw was a few police officers with machine guns,” he added. “Very, very hectic. This must have just happened when we came up from the Underground.”

The Bucks said they were in shock at first but quickly took cover. After a few minutes, they felt safe enough to leave the area.

“Just couldn’t believe it was happening,” Joanne Buck told GMA. “Just saw the machine guns and knew we had to take cover quickly.”

Despite a heavy police presence, the couple said Londoners appeared to be doing well after the attack.

“The people are great. They’re going about their business. There’s a lot of police officers with machine guns walking around, which we hadn’t seen before this happened, but the mood of the people is great,” Bradford Buck told GMA.

He added, “We’re going to carry on with our vacation. We’re not going to let it stop us and hope to finish our sightseeing while we are here in London.”

The attack was similar to one in Nice

Wednesday’s attack, which occurred on the first anniversary of attacks in Brussels that killed 32 people and wounded hundreds of others, was reminiscent of vehicle attacks last year in Berlin and Nice, France.

A spokesperson for Enterprise Rent-a-Car, an American company headquartered in Missouri, confirmed to ABC News that the vehicle used in Wednesday’s attack in London was rented from one of its branches in Birmingham, England. The spokesperson refused to provide additional details about the individual who rented the car, when it was rented and how it was paid for.

“We can confirm that the car used in the tragic attack in London yesterday afternoon was one of ours. An employee identified the vehicle after seeing the license plate in an image online. We ran another check to verify and immediately contacted the authorities,” the spokesperson in a statement today. “We are cooperating fully with the authorities and will provide any assistance that we can to the investigation.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Two more “significant arrests” have been made in connection with the London terrorist attack, London police said Friday.

Speaking to reporters outside Scotland Yard Friday morning, Metropolitan Police acting Deputy Commissioner Mark Rowley said that new arrests — which occurred overnight in the West Midlands and North West — brought the total number of people in custody to nine, with one person having been released on bail.

Rowley said police had thus far conducted a total of 15 searches across the country, and that five more were currently underway.

The birth name of British national Khalid Masood, who on Thursday was identified as the attacker, was revealed to be Adrian Russell Ajao, Scotland Yard said Friday.

London police said that two of the people hospitalized from the attack remained in critical condition, one with life threatening injuries. In addition, two police officers injured in the attack remained in the hospital with serious injuries.

The 75-year old man who succumbed to injuries from the attack and died on Thursday was identified on Friday as Leslie Rhodes.

On Thursday night, London Mayor Sadiq Khan led a candlelight vigil in Trafalgar Square for the victims of Wednesday’s attack, in which Masood killed four people on Westminster Bridge before being shot dead by police.

“We come together as Londoners tonight to remember those who have lost their lives and all those affected by the horrific attack yesterday.”

Khan added that they were also there “to send a clear message: Londoners will never be cowed and by terrorism.”

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Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The General Services Administration (GSA) announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump’s lease of a luxury hotel from the government in Washington, D.C. — which raised
eyebrows among some ethics watchdogs — is in good standing.

The lease of the Old Post Office property prohibits government officials from profiting from the agreement. In a letter released on Thursday, the GSA said that Trump International Hotel has not
violated the terms of that agreement.

“Based on my review of the Lease, discussions with Tenant, and documents submitted by Tenant, I have determined that Tenant is in full compliance,” GSA Contracting Officer Kevin Terry wrote.
“Accordingly, the Lease is valid and in full force and effect.”

The announcement comes as a blow to a number of ethics experts, who have contended that Trump violated the lease upon taking office. Some argued that Trump may be in violation of the Emoluments
Clause of the Constitution, which prohibits U.S. officials from profiting from foreign officials.

A suit from January accused Trump of profiting from the hotel and other international business ventures, a claim Trump said was “without merit.”

The Trump Organization said in a statement at the time that Trump had resigned from leadership positions in the organization and affiliates. Before the inauguration, Trump handed control of his
businesses over to his sons and a long-time associate through a financial trust, but that didn’t satisfy the call from some to completely divest of his interests.

According to the letter from the GSA, the reorganization of the hotel’s management and organization structure and the creation of a revocable trust have satisfied the terms of the agreement.

“During his term in office, the President will not receive any distributions from the Trust that would have been generated from the hotel,” Terry wrote in the letter.

A spokesperson for the hotel thanked the GSA “for their diligent review of this matter.”

“We are immensely proud of this property and look forward to providing our guests with an unrivaled luxury experience for years to come.”

Ahead of his inauguration, Trump announced that he would be placing his assets in a revocable trust and transferring control of his business to his two sons, Donald Jr. and Eric. His lawyer, Sherri
Dillon, also said Trump would “voluntarily donate all profits from foreign government payments made to his hotels to the United States Treasury.”

The hotel is located just blocks from the White House at the site of the historic Old Post Office. Trump Hotels acquired the right to lease the property for 60 years in 2013. The hotel opened in
October 2016 following a $200 million renovation.

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TomasSereda/iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — “Terrorists will not defeat us,” Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the crowd as candles were lit at a vigil in London’s Trafalgar Square this evening in honor of the three people killed
and dozens injured in yesterday’s deadly terrorist attack.

A police officer, a prep school administrator and an American tourist from Utah died and at least 29 others were injured in the Wednesday attack that began on the Westminster Bridge, just steps
away from the Houses of Parliament.

The suspect, who authorities believe acted alone, was shot and killed by police after he attacked an officer standing guard outside the parliament grounds.

At this evening’s vigil, Rudd paid tribute to the slain officer, 48-year-old Keith Palmer, a husband and father who had served for 15 years with the Metropolitan Police Service.

“He was courageous, he was brave. And he was also doing his duty,” Rudd told the crowd. “And he is not alone in doing that — I know that all officers of the [Metropolitan Police] are like that.”

Rudd offered her thanks to all officers and emergency responders for their “great sacrifice” and “risks” to keep people safe.

Rudd continued, “We are all connected, and today we showed that by coming together, by going to work, by getting about our normal business, because the terrorists will not defeat us. We will defeat
them. We are strong in our values and proud of our country.”

“Those evil and twisted individuals who try to destroy our shared way of life will never succeed and we condemn them,” London mayor Sadiq Khan said during a speech at the vigil.

“When Londoners face adversity we always pull together … Our response to this attack on our city, to this attack on our way of life, to this attack on our shared values, shows the world what it
means to be a Londoner,” Khan added.

A moment of silence was held and three candles were lit for the three victims.

As the brief vigil concluded, those gathered were told they were welcomed to stay at the square to contemplate and commemorate. Some people added their own candles and left flowers at the victims’
memorials.

Two people held a sign that read: “love for all hatred for none.”

The crowd gathered in Trafalgar Square today less than 1 mile from the where the bloody scene unfolded yesterday at around 2:40 p.m., when a car struck pedestrians and three police officers on
Westminster Bridge.

The car then crashed into the fence around the Houses of Parliament and a man armed with a knife attacked an officer who was standing guard.

The suspect, who authorities believe acted alone, was then shot and killed by police, according to the Metropolitan Police Service. The suspect was identified as Khalid Masood, a U.K. native with a
number of criminal convictions.

Wednesday’s attack, which occurred on the one-year anniversary of attacks in Brussels that killed 32 people and wounded hundreds, recalled the vehicle attacks last year in Berlin and Nice, France.

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Heathcliff O’Malley – WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) — Duchess Kate, appearing at the launch of an educational film series created by a charity partner of her Heads Together campaign, expressed her condolences to those affected by Wednesday’s London terror attack that killed three people.

“Before I begin, I know you would all want to join me in sending our thoughts and prayers to all those sadly affected by yesterday’s terrible attack in Westminster,” Kate, 35, told a packed audience. “We will be thinking of all the families as we discuss the important issues we’re here to talk about.”

Kate was committed to carrying on her engagement to promote maternal mental health despite the heightened security around London in the wake of the attack. She was a reassuring presence to attendees, showing the world that the royal family was carrying on with business as usual and would not give in to terrorists.

Kate, the mother of Prince George and Princess Charlotte, spoke about the “pressure to be a perfect parent” at the reception and conference for the Best Beginnings charity at the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

“Personally, becoming a mother has been such a rewarding and wonderful experience,” Kate said. “However, at times it has also been a huge challenge, even for me who has support at home that most mothers do not.”

She continued, “Some of this fear is about the pressure to be a perfect parent; pretending we’re all coping perfectly and loving every minute of it. It’s right to talk about motherhood as a wonderful thing, but we also need to talk about its stresses and strains.”

Kate said that “nothing can really prepare you” for what she described as the “sheer overwhelming experience” of being a mother. Thursday’s event was designed to showcase a series of educational films promoting mental health for parents and their infants and toddlers.

“It is full of complex emotions of joy, exhaustion, love and worry all mixed tougher,” she said.

Kate, who has made mental health the cornerstone of her charitable work, told fellow mothers gathered at the event that it is OK to ask for help.

“It’s OK not to find it easy,” she said. “Asking for help should not be seen as a sign of weakness.”

Security surrounding Kate’s event Thursday was tight but police reportedly did not seem on edge despite Kate’s high profile. Just last weekend, William and Kate carried on with their tour of Paris undeterred by a terror attack Saturday morning at Paris Orly Airport.

Wednesday’s terror attack in London began around 2:40 p.m. local time, when a car struck pedestrians and three police officers on Westminster Bridge. The car then crashed into the fence around the Houses of Parliament, and a man armed with a knife attacked an officer who was standing guard, according to police.

Queen Elizabeth II, who was due Thursday to visit Scotland Yard’s new Metropolitan Police headquarters with Prince Philip, postponed her visit in light of the terror attack. She issued a statement of thanks and sympathy to all of those who demonstrated their heroism in the wake of the tragedy.

“Following the shocking events in Westminster Prince Philip and I are sorry that we will not be able to open the New Scotland Yard building as planned today for very understandable reasons,” Queen Elizabeth wrote in a message to acting commissioner of police Craig Mackey. “I look forward to visiting at a later date.”

The monarch was at Buckingham Palace when the attack took place. She met with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May for her weekly meeting, where she was reportedly briefed about the incident.

“My thoughts prayers and deepest sympathy are with all those who have been affected by yesterday’s awful violence. I know I speak for everyone in expressing my enduring thanks and admiration for the members of the Metropolitan Police Service and all who work so selflessly to help and protect others,” the queen said in the statement issued Thursday by Buckingham Palace.

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