FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Aug 2015 05:30:38 -07:00Massachusetts police reach out to drug dealers on Facebook, 05 Aug 2015 11:59:41 GMTCHARLTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in a Massachusetts town are reaching out to drug dealers who want to eliminate their competition. shooting suspect remains jailed; bail at $300,000, 05 Aug 2015 11:50:19 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a defendant outside a Mississippi courthouse remained jailed early Wednesday, a day after his bail was set at $300,000. Stand-alone gadgets trump all-in-one devices, 05 Aug 2015 11:47:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself — until I remembered I've been carrying an iPod almost every day, mostly for my runs. chairman says Biden more 'likeable' than Clinton, 05 Aug 2015 11:30:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says that Vice President Joe Biden is more "likeable" than Hillary Rodham Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Alabama home quarantined over possible Ebola case, 05 Aug 2015 12:06:26 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Officials say a quarantine is in place at a Birmingham home over concerns about a possible case of the Ebola virus. of blacks say police have treated them unfairly, 05 Aug 2015 11:31:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why. aims to get full bailout deal this month, 05 Aug 2015 10:45:32 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-wing government wants to get a full bailout deal with creditors this month, rejecting the idea of an extension in negotiations. least 24 killed, 300 survive after trains derail in India, 05 Aug 2015 09:54:42 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains jumped off slippery tracks on a bridge near a rain-swollen river in central India, killing at least 24 people as two coaches hurled through mud and rested on one side at an embankment, officials said Wednesday. Iran vote most important foreign issue since Iraq war, 05 Aug 2015 11:52:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is depicting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation's most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq war, a now unpopular decision that still reverberates through American politics. official hopes Kabul-Taliban talks to resume soon, 05 Aug 2015 10:29:09 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A close aide of Pakistan's prime minster says he is optimistic the stalled peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban will resume soon in the interest of peace in Afghanistan. error prompts concern at nuke waste site, 05 Aug 2015 09:53:14 GMTCARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico says a calculation error prompted short-lived concerns of a radiation release. invites main Syrian opposition group for talks, 05 Aug 2015 12:16:05 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia has invited the main Syrian opposition group to visit, a move that comes amid a new Kremlin diplomatic push to mediate in the Syrian conflict. 'Ritualistic' killings may be tied to blue moon, 05 Aug 2015 11:37:13 GMTPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Investigators in the Florida Panhandle are looking into the deaths of a woman and her two adult sons as a ritualistic killing that could be connected to the recent blue moon. killed, 2 missing in flash floods in southern Philippines, 05 Aug 2015 11:31:04 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Flash floods caused by heavy rain have killed at least seven people, including four children, in the southern Philippines, officials said Wednesday. Two others remain missing. charged with stealing power tools from parked cars, 05 Aug 2015 11:33:48 GMTLEWES, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have arrested a man they say stole power tools from cars parked at home improvement stores and tried to sell them at construction sites. batboy honored at team's 1st game since his death, 05 Aug 2015 12:10:48 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally struck by a follow-through swing in Wichita has been honored at the baseball team's first game since his death. protesters clash with police in Nepal's capital, 05 Aug 2015 10:23:32 GMTKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the new constitution have clashed with police in the capital. Pakistan court allows military trials in terrorism cases, 05 Aug 2015 12:22:50 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to allow military trials for terror suspects — the latest in the government's intensified campaign against terrorism in the wake of last year's Taliban attack on a school that killed nearly 150 people, almost all of them children. rights chief slams death penalty for Iran therapist, 05 Aug 2015 11:00:41 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official has expressed alarm at the death sentence imposed on an alternative health practitioner in Iran. Sudan shutters 2 newspapers in apparent crackdown, 05 Aug 2015 09:58:22 GMTJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Two newspapers in South Sudan say the government has stopped their operations in an apparent crackdown on the independent media. killed in Russia bus collision, more than 50 injured, 05 Aug 2015 12:17:44 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — At least 16 people were killed and more than 50 others were injured Wednesday when two buses collided head-on in far eastern Russia, officials said. Iran vote most important intl. debate since Iraq war, 05 Aug 2015 11:25:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is depicting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation's most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq war, a now unpopular decision that still reverberates through American politics. rights group sues to block release of Iranian funds, 05 Aug 2015 12:25:25 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — An Israel-based rights group has launched a lawsuit, seeking to block the release of $100 billion in frozen Iranian assets in the United States following the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Tehran. court rejects appeal by Lukoil manager in fraud case, 05 Aug 2015 11:11:06 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has rejected an appeal by the general manager and six executives of a subsidiary of Russian oil company Lukoil who have been indicted on tax evasion and money laundering charges. report some progress against huge California wildfire, 05 Aug 2015 10:11:45 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are reporting some progress against a Northern California wildfire that has charred more than 100 square miles of terrain, destroying buildings, threatening many others and sending thousands of residents fleeing. in unemployment rate gives heart to Portugal government, 05 Aug 2015 11:45:38 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's center-right government has received some good news as it aims for re-election in two months' time: the country's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in four years. trial of guide in Cecil killing is postponed, 05 Aug 2015 11:08:21 GMTHWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named Cecil in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe said Wednesday that the case against him is "frivolous." reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan war, 05 Aug 2015 10:44:58 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations said on Wednesday that an increasing number of women and children were getting hurt or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Taliban and other insurgents. currency falls to 6-year low as foreigners dump stocks, 05 Aug 2015 12:11:59 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's currency fell to a six-year low against the dollar Wednesday, as foreign investors continue to dump stocks while waiting for the country's economy to pick up. FBI investigating security of Clinton emails, 05 Aug 2015 12:19:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is looking into the security of the private email server that Hillary Rodham Clinton used when she was secretary of state, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. chairman says Biden more 'likable' than Clinton, 05 Aug 2015 11:36:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says that Vice President Joe Biden is more "likable" than Hillary Rodham Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. appearance for Memphis police shooting suspect, 05 Aug 2015 11:53:54 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-convict charged with fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal on a Memphis street has a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday, the same day a memorial service is set for the slain officer. Courthouse shooting suspect faced assault charge, 05 Aug 2015 10:34:55 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor said he plans to further examine an earlier felony arrest of the man accused in a Mississippi courthouse shooting., China clash over South China Sea disputes, 05 Aug 2015 10:46:14 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The United States and China clashed Wednesday over who is to blame for rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea with Washington demanding a halt to "problematic actions" in the area and Beijing telling foreign parties to keep out. attack vacation home of dentist who killed Cecil, 05 Aug 2015 12:13:06 GMTMARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Police in southwest Florida say vandals spray painted the words "lion killer" on the garage door of the vacation home owned by a Minnesota dentist who has been identified as the hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Keep door open to divorced Catholics who remarry, 05 Aug 2015 11:52:19 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis declared on Wednesday that divorced Catholics who remarry, as well as their children, deserve better treatment from the church, warning pastors against treating these couples as if they were excommunicated. US businesses add 185,000 workers in July, 05 Aug 2015 12:23:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The rate of hiring by U.S. businesses slowed in July but remained at a solid levels, which should help boost overall economic growth. cities cited in data program from ex-NYC mayor Bloomberg, 05 Aug 2015 11:52:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jackson, Mississippi, and Mesa, Arizona, aim to make troves of data about city operations available online for the first time. Tulsa, Oklahoma, plans to make its data releases more useful for the public. Seattle wants to use contract data to help ensure vendors deliver on their promises. agency: July was hottest month on record in Spain, 05 Aug 2015 11:31:10 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's national weather agency says July was the country's hottest month on record. man questioned after report of shooting on National Mall, 05 Aug 2015 12:07:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Park Police have detained a second man for questioning after someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall. clash with police in Nepal, demanding Hindu state, 05 Aug 2015 11:16:55 GMTKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the country's new constitution clashed with police in the capital on Wednesday. Washington town evacuated as wildfire advances, 05 Aug 2015 10:04:05 GMTROOSEVELT, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire burning near the Oregon border has forced the evacuation of an entire small Washington town, authorities said. official: Drones kill IS fighters in 2 provinces, 05 Aug 2015 12:05:49 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says drone strikes have killed up to 60 insurgents, many of them allied to the Islamic State group, in recent days. Joel headlines last concert at NY's Nassau Coliseum, 05 Aug 2015 10:44:13 GMTUNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel opened his final show at the soon-to-be shuttered Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum with his 1977 hit "Movin' Out." Florida surgeon accused of mutilating man's penis, 05 Aug 2015 12:28:18 GMTTAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida patient says his penis was deformed by a former surgeon who did not have a license to operate. says 'extensive' fight against IS to start soon, 05 Aug 2015 10:39:23 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. drones and aircraft have begun arriving at a Turkish air base close to the border with Syria, and an "extensive" fight against Islamic State militants will soon begin, Turkey's foreign minister said Wednesday. to ban metal gas canisters in south over bomb fears, 05 Aug 2015 12:28:53 GMTHAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Security officials in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand plan to ban the use of metal cooking gas tanks because they are often used to make homemade bombs. debate lineup: Trump and Bush in, Fiorina and Perry out, 05 Aug 2015 12:12:55 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Ten candidates have made the cut for the first Republican presidential debate Thursday, with polling front-runner Donald Trump hoping for a civil evening but ready to pounce if attacked. says it's in 'final stage' of bailout talks, 05 Aug 2015 12:18:59 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister said his country was in the "final stage" of talks for a new bailout, as his left-wing government on Wednesday rejected the idea of extending the negotiations beyond this month. stocks turn higher as investors await US data, 05 Aug 2015 11:08:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.