Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him to nine years in prison.


Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

BEIRUT (AP) — With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are seizing the moment to wage an all-out campaign to recapture Aleppo, unleashing the most destructive bombing of the past five years and pushing into the center of the Old City.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press

Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

BEIJING (AP) — A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after killing four and injuring more than 600 in Taiwan, where authorities remained on alert for the possibility of a landslide.


Trump has turned over tax returns _ for lawsuits and loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs — if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him.

  • Written by CHAD DAY, Associated Press JEFF HORWITZ, Associated Press

Yellen likely to face questions about Wells Fargo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who has been in the hot seat over the central bank's interest-rate policy, now has another headache: Wells Fargo.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer