Consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July

In this Saturday, June 6, 2015 photo, a customer at left pays for produce with cash to a worker at a stand at the Atlanta Farmers Market. The Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for July on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months.

Q&A: Planned Parenthood controversy

FILE- In this July 28, 2015 file photo, Erica Canaut, center, cheers as she and other anti-abortion activists rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas to condemn the use in medical research of tissue samples obtained from aborted fetuses. Planned Parenthood Federation of America held a conference call Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, to discuss what it calls a smear campaign against the organization and its affiliates by a California-based anti-abortion group. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America is defending its abortion practices and its donation of fetal tissue for medical research.

Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

In this July 31, 2015, photo, Goodyear's Spirit of America blimp floats near Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles. The Goodyear Blimp is retiring, but a cigar-shaped craft with its blue-and-gold Goodyear logo emblazoned across the side will still be at sports events, it just won't be technically a blimp. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring.

Greece: Supreme Court head appointed to lead interim gov’t

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, waits the arrival of former Energy Minister and head a party called Popular Unity , Panagiotis Lafazanis, before their meeting in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Greece came one step closer to early elections Thursday as Lafazanis the head of a new breakaway left-wing party returned his mandate to form a government to the country's president after having failed to find willing coalition partners.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s president has appointed the head of the country’s Supreme Court as prime minister to lead a caretaker government as the country heads to early elections next month.

Austria finds 20 to 50 migrants dead in truck

A truck stands on the shoulder of the highway A4 near Parndorf south of Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Aug 27, 2015. At least 20 migrants were found dead in the truck parked on the Austrian highway leading from the Hungarian border, police said. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

PARNDORF, Austria (AP) — Austrian police on Thursday discovered the badly decomposing bodies of at least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — migrants stacked in a truck parked on the shoulder of the main highway from Budapest to Vienna.

State Department officials sent secrets over email

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Des Moines Area Community College, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Ankeny, Iowa. The transmission of classified information across Hillary Clintons private email is consistent with a culture in which diplomats routinely sent secret material on unsecured email during the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, according to documents previously made public and reviewed by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The transmission of now-classified information across Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email is consistent with a State Department culture in which diplomats routinely sent secret material on unsecured email during the past two administrations, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press.

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