Butler County Times Gazette
Updated at 4:54 PM

BERLIN (AP) " Several people were treated for shock after a helium passenger balloon in Berlin was shaken around wildly by gusty winds for several minutes on Tuesday afternoon, but nobody was injured, the city's fire department said. Police spokeswoman Kerstin Ziesmer said the balloon, which is a popular tourist attraction in downtown Berlin, was caught by the winds on Tuesday afternoon and people had to crouch inside the basket to avoid falling out. The balloon is tied to the ground...

Updated at 4:50 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " The Salt Lake Tribune's pending sale to the wealthy Huntsman family unshackles the newspaper from cost-cutting corporate owners and resolves crippling financial uncertainty, but it also raises concerns about whether the...

Updated at 4:48 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " A Jerusalem court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the main attacker in the killing of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 whose death helped spark a chain of events that led to that year's Gaza war. The court sentenced...

Updated at 4:42 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great...

Updated at 4:25 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another step in the show's march into theatrical history. Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored...

Updated at 4:25 PM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " A nearly 6-month-old girl was rescued Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, raising hopes for more survivors in the disaster that has left 23 people dead and 93 others missing. The child,...

Updated at 4:19 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " A new study has found that many competitors on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it more difficult to keep off the pounds. The National Institutes of Health study finds that...

Updated at 4:16 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday that three in four young kids...

Updated at 2:57 PM

BAGHDAD (AP) " An American serviceman killed in Iraq by fire from the Islamic State group has been identified as a Navy SEAL. A U.S. official says the SEAL was killed during an attack on Iraqi Kurdish positions outside the IS-held city of...

Updated at 2:55 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " A serial killer preying on vulnerable young black women on the rough streets of South Los Angeles eluded police for two decades until someone rifling through a dumpster in 2007 noticed red fingernails poking out of a garbage...

Updated at 2:55 PM

STOCKHOLM (AP) " The president of the European Jewish Congress says Sweden needs to be vigilant of anti-Semitism among some refugees seeking shelter in the Nordic country. Moshe Kantor on Tuesday said that while Muslim refugees also face...

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