Harvey horror: Shivering tot found clinging to drowned mom

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Authorities found a shivering toddler clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in Southeast Texas after the woman tried to carry her child to safety from Harvey's floods.

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Louisiana residents hope sandbags will keep Harvey water out

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A weakened Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall in southwest Louisiana early Wednesday, leaving residents bracing for more wind, rain and possible tornadoes and hoping water would stay out of their sandbagged homes.

  • Written by By JEFF AMY and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press

Dutch judge extends detention of suspect in concert threat

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch judge on Wednesday extended by two weeks the detention of a suspect arrested last week for alleged involvement in a threat that forced the cancellation of a concert in Rotterdam by an American rock group.


French police hunt for girl, 9, who vanished at a wedding

PARIS (AP) — French police widened their search Wednesday for a 9-year-old girl who disappeared during a wedding in the Alps, combing wooded slopes and streams and questioning more potential witnesses.

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Trump to promote 'vision' for job creation via tax overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will kick off his lobbying effort for a tax overhaul at an event with a Midwestern manufacturing backdrop and some economic tough talk.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY and JOSH BOAK , Associated Press