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Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

PHOENIX — A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person was later taken into custody, authorities said.

Famed jewel thief, surf champ 'Murf the Surf' dies at 83

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jack “Murf the Surf” Murphy, who was behind one of the biggest jewel heists in U.S. history, gained membership in a surfing hall of fame and served time for murder, has died in Florida. He was 83.
Mali's former president Moussa Traore dies at 83

Mali's former president Moussa Traore dies at 83

BAMAKO, Mali — Mali’s former president Moussa Traore, who ruled the West Africa nation for more than 22 years, has died at age 83, according to his son Idrissa Traore. He did not give details on the cause of death.
Netflix delves into the 'human side' of Challenger disaster

Netflix delves into the 'human side' of Challenger disaster

NEW YORK — Many Americans have vivid memories of Jan. 28, 1986. That was the day the space shuttle Challenger exploded over a chilly Florida, just seconds after liftoff.
Federal Reserve to meet after sharp changes to its outlook

Federal Reserve to meet after sharp changes to its outlook

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers will meet this week for the first time since they significantly revised the Fed's operating framework in ways that will likely keep short-term interest rates near zero for years to come.
Cracks start to show in UK jobs market as unemployment rises

Cracks start to show in UK jobs market as unemployment rises

LONDON — Unemployment in the U.K. edged up in July even though large parts of the economy reopened after the coronavirus lockdown, a signal that the jobless rate is set to spike higher when a government salary-support scheme ends in the autumn.

Sheriff: Fleeing suspect abandons winning lottery ticket

CANTON, Ga. — A suspect in Georgia left his good luck behind when he abandoned a winning lottery ticket while fleeing sheriff's deputies.
Navalny posts hospital photo of himself, plans Russia return

Navalny posts hospital photo of himself, plans Russia return

BERLIN — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday posted a picture of himself from his hospital bed in Germany where he's recuperating from being poisoned with a nerve agent, wryly joking about being able to breathe on his own.
US tariffs on China ruled to be illegal by world trade body

US tariffs on China ruled to be illegal by world trade body

GENEVA — The World Trade Organization said Tuesday that Trump administration tariffs on Chinese goods totalling more than $200 billion are illegal under the rules of the global trade body.
US industrial production growth slows, up 0.4% in August

US industrial production growth slows, up 0.4% in August

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production slowed to a modest increase of 0.4% in August, far weaker than the strong bounce back recorded in previous months when factories were coming back to life. The slight uptick followed gains of 3.5% in July and 6.
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