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Dutch police question new suspect in tram shooting

Dutch police question new suspect in tram shooting

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch police and prosecutors on Wednesday were pursuing "every lead there is" and questioning two suspects to establish whether the deadly shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht was an act of terror.

Egyptian author concerned about lawsuit reports against him

CAIRO — A prominent Egyptian novelist is concerned about a possible lawsuit against him after a Cairo lawyer filed a complaint accusing him of "insulting the president, the armed forces and judicial institutions.

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; 3 people injured

ANKARA, Turkey — A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. At least three people sustained minor injuries but there were no reports of any deaths.

Georgia city fires judge over bullying allegations

SOUTH FULTON, Ga. — The recently formed city of South Fulton, Georgia, has fired its first municipal judge over allegations that she bullied workers and approved filming a reality TV show in her courtroom.
Congress' inaction endangers black lung fund

Congress' inaction endangers black lung fund

COEBURN, Va. — Former coal miner John Robinson's bills for black lung treatments run $4,000 a month, but the federal fund he depends on to help cover them is being drained of money because of inaction by Congress and the Trump administration.
Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney is closing its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business in a move set to shake up the media landscape. The deal paves the way for Disney to launch its streaming service, Disney Plus, due out later this year.
Records show special counsel zeroed in on Cohen early on

Records show special counsel zeroed in on Cohen early on

NEW YORK — Hundreds of pages of court records made public Tuesday revealed that special counsel Robert Mueller quickly zeroed in on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney and fixer, in the early stages of his Russia probe.
Father and son who fled Syria are buried in New Zealand

Father and son who fled Syria are buried in New Zealand

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that horri
AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Mike Trout is on the verge of becoming baseball's first half-billion dollar man.
No timetable for end to fire at Texas chemical facility

No timetable for end to fire at Texas chemical facility

HOUSTON — Officials said Tuesday that they're not sure when a fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility will burn itself out, but they are confident that the air quality is safe, despite the huge plume of smoke coming from the blaze.