Saudi-led airstrikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen's capital

 

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led coalition's fighter jets rained bombs on Friday over the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, levelling houses packed with civilians and killing at least 14 people, including eight members of a single family, relatives and witnesses said.

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  • Written by By AHMED AL-HAJ , Associated Press

Chef slain at Charleston restaurant; suspect shot by police

 

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A fired dishwasher shot and killed a chef and held a person hostage for about three hours before he was shot by police at a crowded restaurant in a tourist-heavy area of downtown Charleston on Thursday, authorities and one of the restaurant's owners said.

  • Written by By RUSS BYNUM , Associated Press

US durable goods orders post biggest drop since August 2014

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods sank 6.8 percent in July, the biggest fall in nearly three years, led by a drop in the volatile category of civilian aircraft. But a gauge of business investment rose last month.

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  • Written by By PAUL WISEMAN , AP Economics Writer

Yellen defends bank regulations passed after 2008 crisis

 

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday emphatically defended the web of regulations the Fed helped enact after the 2008 financial crisis, saying it helped restore the banking system's health and disputing criticism that the rules have hurt lending.

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  • Written by By MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer

Economic adviser knocks Trump's response to Charlottesville

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top economic adviser to President Donald Trump said he's come under "enormous pressure" both to quit and to remain at the White House following the administration's widely criticized response to violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • Written by By KEN THOMAS , Associated Press