Yellen: Fed is perplexed by chronically low inflation

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen acknowledged Tuesday that the Fed is puzzled by the persistence of unusually low inflation and that it might have to adjust the timing of its interest rate policies accordingly.

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  • Written by By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and DAKE KANG , Associated Press

US Senators grill SEC chair on disclosure of data breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. senators from both parties on Tuesday grilled the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission — the agency responsible for policing Wall Street — on its handling of a 2016 data breach that was disclosed only last week.

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  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER , AP Economics Writer

Bangladesh plans separate shelters for Rohingya children

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh is planning to build separate shelters for 6,000 Rohingya Muslim children who entered the country without parents to escape violence in neighboring Myanmar, a government official said Tuesday.

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  • Written by By JULHAS ALAM , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Parsing an unfettered Trump on border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's latest account of the progress being made on his promised Mexico border wall pretty much defies comprehension.

  • Written by By CALVIN WOODWARD and ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Ivanka Trump's business ties shrouded in secrecy in China

SHANGHAI (AP) — It is no secret that the bulk of Ivanka Trump's merchandise comes from China. But just which Chinese companies manufacture and export her handbags, shoes and clothes is more secret than ever, an Associated Press investigation has found.

  • Written by By ERIKA KINETZ , Associated Press