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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.
Kecskemét (Hungary) (AFP) - Four suspects in Austria's migrant truck tragedy were remanded in custody in Hungary on Saturday, as Austrian police rescued three "severely dehydrated" refugee children packed into another vehicle. The young children were hospitalised after the truck containing 26 "illegal foreigners" from Syria, Bangladesh and Afghanistan was pulled over by police early Friday after a chase close to the German border. "If the journey had continued the situation could probably have become critical," a spokesman for police in Upper Austria state told AFP.