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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man wanted in the fatal shootings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando police officer was wearing body armor and had two handguns when he was arrested at an abandoned house.
Rising inflation weighed on the financial outlook of British households in January, a survey showed on Wednesday, an early sign that price pressures caused by sterling's fall after the Brexit vote may be starting to worry consumers. The monthly Markit Household Finance Index fell to 43.9 from 45.2 in December, with price pressures playing a "key role" in dampening morale among households. Britain had one of the world's fastest-growing advanced economies last year but the Bank of England has forecast growth will slow in 2017 as the slump in sterling pushes inflation rises above its 2 percent target.
A United Nations report says Asia's economic outlook for 2017 is strong despite slowing global growth due to sluggish international trade and investment. The world economy grew 2.2 percent in 2016, the ...