Experts: UAE, Saudis may have committed war crimes in Yemen


GENEVA (AP) — Three experts working for the U.N.'s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disappearances and "deprivation of the right to life" during 3½ years of battling Yemeni rebels.


French environment minister quits: World 'not doing enough'


PARIS (AP) — France's high-profile environment minister unexpectedly announced his resignation live on national radio Tuesday, lamenting the government's lack of decisive action on green issues. The move deals a stinging blow to the environmental credibility of President Emmanuel Macron.

  • Written by By JOHN LEICESTER , Associated Press

US home prices jumped 6.3 percent from a year ago


WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S home prices climbed 6.3 percent in June from a year earlier, as affordability is becoming a greater obstacle for would-be buyers.

  • Written by By JOSH BOAK , AP Economics Writer

Iran president fails to appease lawmakers in economic crisis


TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani failed to convince parliament on Tuesday that his plans will pull the country out of an economic nosedive worsened by America's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, further isolating his relatively moderate administration amid nationwide anger.

  • Written by By NASSER KARIMI , Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Nation's top student loan official resigns

NEW YORK (AP) — The government's top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest on Monday, citing what he says is the White House's open hostility toward protecting the nation's millions of student loan borrowers.


  • Written by BY KEN SWEET , AP Business Writer