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.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

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

Scientists say warming makes storms, like Harvey, wetter

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas — a soggy, record-breaking glimpse of the wet and wild future global warming could bring, scientists say.

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  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

Statue of Martin Luther King Jr. unveiled in his hometown

ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. stood beside her father's newly unveiled statue Monday, just a few blocks from where he grew up, handing out hugs and telling each well-wisher: "It's about time."

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  • Written by By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. , Associated Press