FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Sep 2016 03:37:48 -07:00England manager Allardyce probed by FA over newspaper sting, 27 Sep 2016 08:55:34 GMTLONDON (AP) — England manager Sam Allardyce's comments during a newspaper sting will be examined by his employers at the Football Association. 13 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack, 27 Sep 2016 08:33:30 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that at least 13 Afghan army soldiers were killed when a group of Taliban militants attacked their checkpoint in northern Kunduz province. IT MATTERS: Social Security, 27 Sep 2016 08:40:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: More than 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children rely on monthly Social Security benefits. That's nearly one in five Americans. The trustees who oversee Social Security say the program has enough money to pay full benefits until 2034. But at that point, Social Security will collect only enough taxes to pay 79 percent of benefits. Unless Congress acts, millions of people on fixed incomes would get an automatic 21 percent cut in benefits. in hayride crash: I didn't know of mechanical issues, 27 Sep 2016 10:10:54 GMTBATH, Maine (AP) — The man who was behind the wheel of the Jeep involved in a fatal Halloween-themed hayride crash two years ago in Maine says he had no prior indication of mechanical issues with the vehicle. Monroe's dresses, notes, checkbook seen before sale, 27 Sep 2016 07:49:19 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Marilyn Monroe's dress from "Some Like It Hot." Handwritten notes and letters expressing the Hollywood icon's inner thoughts and, at times, despair. timber smuggler says reporters should honor payoffs, 27 Sep 2016 10:13:51 GMTPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An alleged timber smuggler in Cambodia has given journalists a lesson in ethics: People who take bribes should honor their commitments — or be prepared to die. press talks as showdown vote looms on funding bill, 27 Sep 2016 10:09:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats opened a last-minute push Tuesday for new talks on must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, fight the Zika virus and help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild. bomb explodes on Cypriot referee's car, 27 Sep 2016 09:11:41 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cyprus Football Association has condemned a bomb attack against the car of a top referee, calling it a blight on the island's footballing family and society in general. court finds Muslim radical guilty of war crime in desecration of historic mausoleums in Timbuktu, 27 Sep 2016 10:03:09 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International court finds Muslim radical guilty of war crime in desecration of historic mausoleums in Timbuktu. state TV: government forces advance in Aleppo, 27 Sep 2016 10:25:07 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV is reporting that government forces are advancing in the old quarter of the northern city of Aleppo and have captured several buildings. days to go: Pyeongchang Olympic organizers optimistic, 27 Sep 2016 10:25:59 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Marking the 500-day countdown to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, organizers said Tuesday that 90 percent of construction of new venues is complete and the focus is now on preparing for test events. and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate, 27 Sep 2016 10:01:55 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. chief: Homegrown attacks an increasing threat, 27 Sep 2016 10:05:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Bombings in New York and New Jersey — and a stabbing attack in Minnesota the same day — underscore that homegrown attacks inspired by violent extremists are as much a threat to the United States as those directed by terrorists, the nation's Homeland Security chief says. Nuke force changes are 'bearing fruit', 27 Sep 2016 08:32:24 GMTMINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who inherited a tangled web of problems in the Air Force nuclear missile corps when he took over the Pentagon in 2015, says he sees reason to believe that a push for improvement is beginning to show results. Excessive air pollution affects 92 percent of people, 27 Sep 2016 10:26:57 GMTGENEVA (AP) — More than nine out of 10 people worldwide live in areas with excessive air pollution, contributing to strokes, heart disease, lung cancer and other problems, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Things to Know for Today, 27 Sep 2016 10:05:06 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo, 27 Sep 2016 10:08:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data from Yahoo could be used to open locks up and down the web. In debate, Clinton was prepared, Trump was Trump, 27 Sep 2016 08:01:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — She was at her best. He was not at his worst. say mosque, congress center attacked in Dresden, 27 Sep 2016 07:57:26 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A mosque and a conference center were attacked in two explosions in the German city of Dresden but nobody was injured, police said Tuesday. presses ahead with military plans, UK opposes any EU army, 27 Sep 2016 09:17:44 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations pressed ahead Tuesday with plans to boost military cooperation as Britain vowed to oppose the creation of an EU army or headquarters. puts Trump on the defensive in combative debate, 27 Sep 2016 07:55:07 GMTHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump aggressively tried to pin the nation's economic and national security problems on Hillary Clinton in the first presidential debate, belittling the former senator and secretary of state as a "typical politician" incapable of delivering the change many Americans crave. convicts Muslim radical in destruction of mausoleums, 27 Sep 2016 10:11:01 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international court has found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu. winds from island-wide typhoon hurt dozens in Taiwan, 27 Sep 2016 10:28:32 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Strong winds felled trees and scattered construction debris that injured dozens of people Tuesday as a large typhoon crossed over Taiwan. Exclusive: New film academy members talk #OscarsSoWhite, 27 Sep 2016 09:59:32 GMTWEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership. stocks up as traders follow US presidential debate, 27 Sep 2016 08:35:19 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were higher Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. offense keeps building steam in 45-32 win vs. Saints, 27 Sep 2016 08:39:52 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — For all of Dan Quinn's background as a defensive specialist, the Atlanta Falcons' second-year coach is fielding an offense about as good as anyone right now. around the world to first Trump-Clinton debate, 27 Sep 2016 08:45:55 GMTViews from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump: beats Mladenovic in 1st match as women's world No. 1, 27 Sep 2016 09:42:42 GMTWUHAN, China (AP) — Playing her first match as the No. 1-ranked player in women's tennis, Angelique Kerber dropped the first set before recovering to beat Kristina Mladenovic 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the third round of the Wuhan Open. now can change genders legally with a mouse click, 27 Sep 2016 09:26:15 GMTHAUGESUND, Norway (AP) — Ten-year-old Anna Thulin-Myge's passport shows what looks like an ordinary Norwegian girl wearing her long, blond hair fastened with a clip. It lists her first name as Anna, but under sex it says "M." City Council blasted over police shooting reaction, 27 Sep 2016 09:53:16 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Angry Charlotte residents verbally lashed City Council members for hours, complaining about what they called unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who have failed to force change as the city marked a week of protests since a police officer fatally shot a black man. France workers on trial over ripping off bosses' shirts, 27 Sep 2016 08:28:03 GMTBOBIGNY, France (AP) — Fifteen current and former Air France workers went on trial Tuesday for alleged violence during a union protest last year at the airline's headquarters that saw two company executives flee over a fence with their shirts ripped off. hears case of officer immune from manslaughter charge, 27 Sep 2016 08:22:01 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a Texas case in which the state is trying to prosecute a white Texas officer who a judge earlier said was immune from prosecution in the shooting death of a black man. men acquitted of abetting terrorism in Denmark case, 27 Sep 2016 10:16:59 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Four men acquainted with a gunman who killed two people in attacks against a free-speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen have been acquitted of abetting terrorism. Two of them, however, were convicted of illegal arms possession. tries to keep winning form without Messi, 27 Sep 2016 09:27:17 GMTMADRID (AP) — Neymar and Luis Suarez will lead the attack again when Barcelona visits Borussia Moenchengladbach in its first Champions League game since losing Lionel Messi to an injury. Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 9 civilians, 27 Sep 2016 09:08:38 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in a busy commercial area of the capital, Baghdad, killing at least nine civilians, officials said.'Dramatic slowing' seen in global trade, 27 Sep 2016 09:33:24 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization is decrying a "dramatic slowing of trade growth" as it revises downward its projections, saying trade is now on track this year to grow at the slowest pace since 2009. embarks on path to peace with historic accord, 27 Sep 2016 08:59:48 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — After a half-century of combat that spilled blood across this South American nation, Colombians have embarked on a new, but difficult path to settle their political differences with the signing of a historic peace accord between the government and leftist rebels. appeals court set to hear Clean Power Plan case, 27 Sep 2016 08:21:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The federal appeals court in Washington is set to hear arguments Tuesday in the legal fight over President Barack Obama's plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions. South African universities seek end to protests, 27 Sep 2016 09:53:09 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Some South African universities that have closed because of student protests for free education are warning that they might not be able to complete the academic year if unrest persists. former president of Iran won't seek re-election, 27 Sep 2016 09:45:55 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An adviser to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former hard-line president, says the politician won't seek re-election in next year's presidential vote after apparently being discouraged by the country's supreme leader. SAT exam taken by nearly 1.4 M students, no scores yet, 27 Sep 2016 07:56:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — No score results yet, but students didn't seem to be scared off by the new version of the SAT college entrance exam. New Africa ties will quell UN anti-Israel bias, 27 Sep 2016 10:20:28 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli leader says the days when the United Nations "automatically votes against Israel" are numbered. government witness to testify for 3rd day in bridge case, 27 Sep 2016 10:06:41 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A jury is scheduled to hear for a third day from a key government witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial. of minor quakes shakes part of Southern California, 27 Sep 2016 09:42:35 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A series of minor earthquakes has rattled a rural area of Southern California near the U.S.-Mexico border. Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 7 civilians, 27 Sep 2016 08:45:37 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing in a busy commercial area of the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least seven civilians. Lester Holt worked to keep control of debate, 27 Sep 2016 08:14:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — After initially taking a hands-off approach to the two strong-willed presidential candidates before him, NBC's Lester Holt more aggressively challenged Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as the general election's first debate wore on and he warmed to the often-thankless role of moderator. opens in Pakistan over murder of British woman, 27 Sep 2016 07:58:11 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Tuesday opened the trial against the father and ex-husband of a British woman over her alleged rape and murder in the name of so-called honor. to Trump, China says committed to Korea stability, 27 Sep 2016 09:58:32 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China said Tuesday it is making every effort to ensure stability on the Korean Peninsula, responding to implications from U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump that it isn't putting enough pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear program. arrests 7 over attacks on court, Christian colony, 27 Sep 2016 09:56:27 GMTPESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military says it has arrested seven militants accused of carrying out attacks on a Christian colony and a court house in which 13 people were killed. Lanka exhumes body of slain editor for new investigation, 27 Sep 2016 09:32:01 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The body of a newspaper editor killed seven years ago was exhumed Tuesday for a fresh investigation as Sri Lanka's government looks anew at multiple unsolved killings of journalists under a previous government.