AP Newsbreak: Saudis threaten fallout if Yemen probe passes

 

GENEVA (AP) — Saudi Arabia has threatened other countries over a proposed resolution at the U.N.'s main human rights body, saying if they send international, independent investigators to war-torn Yemen that could "negatively affect" trade and diplomatic ties with the wealthy kingdom, a Saudi letter obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press shows.

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  • Written by By JAMEY KEATEN , Associated Press

SEC chairman faces questions from Congress after data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is likely to face an especially tough hearing in front of Congress on Tuesday, after the agency acknowledged that it also was a victim to a hack.

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  • Written by By KEN SWEET , AP Business Writer

Decades after "Little Rock Nine," school segregation lingers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Among the most lasting and indelible images of the civil rights movement were the nine black teenagers who had to be escorted by federal troops past an angry white mob and through the doors of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Sept. 25, 1957.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease.

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  • Written by By LAURAN NEERGAARD , AP Medical Writer

Church used unemployment scam to boost funds, ex-members say

SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields' construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week.

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  • Written by MITCH WEISS and HOLBROOK MOHR , Associated Press