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CHARLEROI, Belgium (AP) — Belgium's prime minister says "preliminary indications" suggest the machete attack against two female officers in the city of Charleroi was an act of terrorism. But Charles Michel says authorities are still collecting information. Police say the attacker who was wielding a machete shouted "Allahu Akhbar" during Saturday's attack outside the main police station. According to police, both officers are now "out of danger."

CHICAGO (AP) — The release of nine videos in the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old is the beginning of more transparent process in Chicago. That's according to the city's police superintendent, Eddie Johnson, who says there are still a lot of questions to answer to build trust between the community and police. Johnson says he's concerned by some of the things he saw on the videos, and that's why he relieved the three officers of their police powers.

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Fire investigators in Connecticut say a propane gas leak apparently caused an explosion that leveled a home, injuring seven people. The Vernon fire marshal says the gas line was supplying a dryer in the home's basement. He says it's not yet clear what ignited the gas. Thursday's blast flattened the two-story residence and sent debris flying. One woman remains hospitalized in critical condition.

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Promoters say upcoming concerts will go on as scheduled at a New Jersey amphitheater where a railing collapsed during a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert last night, injuring 42 people. The one remaining person who was hospitalized has been released. Engineers are trying to figure out what happened at Camden's BB&T Pavilion, an outdoor venue with an indoor seating section and open lawn seating.

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) —Archaeologists say they recently discovered an ancient tribal fire pit that dates back 12,300 years. The pit which was found on a military testing range in northern Utah contained tools, a spear tip and tobacco seeds The Standard Examiner reports an archaeological team this month uncovered the hearth at Hill Air Force Base, which is located south of Oden.

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