• A man is seen from a window as Israeli flags fly on top of a house in Silwan neighborhood of east Jerusalem Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Ultra-nationalist Israelis have taken over the building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area. A small group of activists from the Ateret Cohanim settler organization moved into the building on Thursday. It was the latest in a wave of settler advances since nationalist Jews began buying up properties in Palestinian neighborhoods two decades ago. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

    Jewish settlers take over homes in Arab part of Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Ultra-nationalist Israelis took over a four-story building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem on Thursday, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area.

  • In this June 19, 2015, file photo, Mark Flannigan makes a batch of popcorn at the Popcorn Wagon in Pittsfield, Mass. The latest Associated Press survey of leading economists, published Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, shows that most economists predict tepid economic growth, weak pay gains and modest hiring for the next two years, at least. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)

    AP survey: Dimmer outlook for US economy, wages and hiring

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the economy’s fitful and sluggish six-year recovery from the Great Recession, analysts have foreseen a sunnier future: Growth would pick up in six months, or in a year.