Market solid as Fed decision looms

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets eked out modest gains as traders refrained from big moves ahead of a meeting of the U.S. central bank tha…

Pakistani lawmakers elect new president

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani lawmakers have begun voting for the country’s new president in an election that has been marred by controversy ov…

Bahraini banker shot to death in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Bahrain-born banker who founded Malaysia’s fifth-largest bank was shot to death in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian p…

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2013. There are 154 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 30, 1863, Ameri…

It’s turtle-nesting season in Florida

MIAMI (AP) — It’s turtle-nesting season in Florida, when sea turtles lay their eggs and hatchlings head for the water. A number of parks, be…

Bus on Bieber tour in border pot bust

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. border agents found marijuana on a bus with singer Justin Bieber’s tour as it crossed into Detroit from Windsor, Canada.…