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France Considers Longer State of Emergency

The French government is considering extending once again the state of emergency imposed after the November 13 terrorist attacks, this time to cover the European Championship soccer tournament and the Tour de France cycling race. Prime Minister Manuel Valls suggested the extension on Wednesday, saying it would "allow a better response against the terrorist threat" during the Euro 2016 tournament, from June 10 through July 10. The state of emergency, scheduled at present to...

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