FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Aug 2017 11:24:08 -07:00Syrian army, Hezbollah allies attack IS near Lebanon border, 18 Aug 2017 17:15:47 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and allied Lebanese militant Hezbollah fighters have captured several Islamic State positions on strategic hilltops along the Syrian-Lebanese border, a military outlet said Friday. Latest: Marchers in North Carolina protest supremacists, 18 Aug 2017 17:52:45 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): born before Joplin tornado head to kindergarten, 18 Aug 2017 17:24:57 GMTJOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Triplets born prematurely just five days before a deadly tornado slammed Joplin, Missouri, have started school. Latest: Democrats urge no hate group tax-exempt status, 18 Aug 2017 17:59:00 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local): Yahoo hacker in Canada agrees to extradition to US, 18 Aug 2017 17:43:07 GMTHAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails agreed Friday to forgo his extradition hearing and go face the charges in the United States. won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?, 18 Aug 2017 18:15:01 GMTABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again. A local artist spends his afternoons high in a bucket truck, painting a block-long mural of a little girl blowing bubbles, each circle the scene of an imagined, hopeful future. Kenseth has no current plans for future in NASCAR, 18 Aug 2017 17:13:40 GMTBRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth still doesn't have a job lined up for next season and the two-time Daytona 500 winner doesn't really want to discuss his situation. Steve Bannon leaves Trump's turbulent White House, 18 Aug 2017 17:33:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving. retriever digs up heroin in Oregon backyard, 18 Aug 2017 17:26:03 GMTMCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon family's golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family's backyard. taps new chief in wake of Damond shooting, 18 Aug 2017 17:07:12 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis City Council members unanimously confirmed a new police chief on Friday after his predecessor was ousted following an officer's fatal shooting of an Australian woman who had called 911 for help. Latest: Barcelona riot police disperse far-right protest, 18 Aug 2017 17:45:24 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): remember Virginia trooper killed in copter crash, 18 Aug 2017 17:27:42 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A state police trooper who died in the fatal crash of a helicopter that had been monitoring a violent white-nationalist protest in Charlottesville was remembered Friday as a devoted family man and proud law enforcement officer. tribute brings moment of unity to grieving Barcelona, 18 Aug 2017 17:27:08 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When crowds in downtown Barcelona fell silent for one minute Friday to honor the victims of the terrorist attack in the city, one thing was conspicuously absent: any reference to Catalan's burgeoning independence drive.'s victims: A snapshot of the world, 18 Aug 2017 18:07:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world — men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations — testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city. charge against NFL linebacker Khaseem Greene is dropped, 18 Aug 2017 17:26:10 GMTELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A gun charge against an NFL linebacker has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied, the player's attorney said. aid chief: War in Yemen causing famine, cholera, 18 Aug 2017 18:07:01 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief decried the "man-made catastrophe" in Yemen on Friday saying air strikes and armed clashes have increased dramatically, with millions of people facing the specter of famine and "the world's largest-ever, single-year cholera outbreak." Woman wasn't high in wreck that killed her grandkids, 18 Aug 2017 17:45:26 GMTBETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — The lawyer for a New Jersey woman accused of driving from a funeral in South Carolina under the influence of marijuana in a crash that killed her two grandchildren says his client wasn't high. Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing company, 18 Aug 2017 17:13:24 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded. who made Trump assassination remark may face ouster, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:35 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination could face an effort to remove her from office. aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan war, 18 Aug 2017 17:54:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top national security aides huddled in the seclusion of Camp David on Friday, trying to formulate an effective new Afghanistan strategy after 16 frustrating years of war. Germany, neo-Nazis get to march but threats are verboten, 18 Aug 2017 17:43:17 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Given Germany's grim history as the home of National Socialism and the efforts it has made since then to atone for its genocidal past, it might seem surprising that far-right extremists who glorify a dead Nazi official are allowed to march in his honor this weekend. police shoot man who stabs 8 people in Turku; 2 dead, 18 Aug 2017 17:30:38 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland's western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack. charged with hitting political foe during recount, 18 Aug 2017 17:11:31 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire representative is charged with hitting a political foe on the head while they were observing a state Senate race recount. Latest: Police check if Barcelona van driver among dead, 18 Aug 2017 17:07:10 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): sources: Strategist Steve Bannon leaving White House, 18 Aug 2017 17:03:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powers, 18 Aug 2017 18:13:37 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly took over the powers of the opposition-led congress Friday, dramatically escalating a standoff between President Nicolas Maduro and his political foes. Latest: Dallas police prepare for weekend rally, 18 Aug 2017 17:02:30 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on weekend rallies related to last week's Charlottesville, Virginia, protests (all times local): might move Confederate monument from city park, 18 Aug 2017 18:10:22 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Officials in Indianapolis are considering whether to move from a city park a monument commemorating the deaths of Confederate soldiers at a Civil War prisoner camp in Indiana.'s hacking pains are bigger than movie leaks, 18 Aug 2017 17:44:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and other company secrets at risk. foundation "disheartened" by efforts to rename street, 18 Aug 2017 17:56:41 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A foundation set up by the former owners of the Boston Red Sox says its "disheartened" its namesake has become embroiled in the national controversy over racially divisive monuments. Latest: Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslides, 18 Aug 2017 18:14:09 GMTFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Latest on deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone (all times local): sports rout on Wall Street, 18 Aug 2017 17:17:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak. Latest: 4 charged with trying to remove Lee plaque, 18 Aug 2017 17:10:29 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): Latest: California mass killer spared the death penalty, 18 Aug 2017 17:48:02 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing to determine if a convicted mass killer should be spared the death penalty (all times local): takes early 1-point lead vs US at Solheim Cup, 18 Aug 2017 18:11:28 GMTWEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Europe took a 2 ½ - 1 ½ lead over the U.S. on Friday after foursome play at the Solheim Cup. found handing outside Alabama church, 18 Aug 2017 17:03:14 GMTFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a noose was founding hanging outside a north Alabama church. than 250 arrested in month-long Houston-area sex sting, 18 Aug 2017 18:03:54 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — More than 250 sex buyers and traffickers have been arrested in the Houston area during a monthlong sting operation, authorities said Friday. homeless, Iraq War veteran moves into unique new home, 18 Aug 2017 18:02:13 GMTMIDWAY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Vernon Poling was 44 years old when he finally got a home of his own. Latest: Arrest order for 4 suspects in Spain attacks, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:32 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): Forsyth, veteran British TV host and entertainer, dies, 18 Aug 2017 17:38:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Forsyth, a legendary entertainer, host and quizmaster on English television whose career spanned the history of TV, has died. subway tiles to be altered over Confederate flag concern, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Transit officials have decided to alter subway tiles at a Manhattan station that have a cross-like design similar to that of the Confederate flag.'s James Murdoch slams Trump's Charlottesville response, 18 Aug 2017 17:15:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of 21st Century Fox denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the deadly violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. place LHP Jon Lester on 10-day disabled list, 18 Aug 2017 18:04:10 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have placed ace left-hander Jon Lester on the 10-day disabled list with left lat tightness and shoulder fatigue. wildfire grows, destroys 2 homes, 18 Aug 2017 17:59:23 GMTLOLO, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire has destroyed two homes in Montana after jumping control lines. Iraqi forces ready for next battle against IS extremists, 18 Aug 2017 17:44:53 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Senior U.S. commanders say Iraqi forces are largely set for their next major campaign against Islamic State extremists. exposes new threat for college campuses, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:54 GMTBOSTON (AP) — On college campuses, white supremacists and other far-right extremist groups see fertile ground to spread their messages and recruit followers. But for many colleges, last weekend's deadly attack at a rally near the University of Virginia exposed a new threat. official: 7 die in violence in western Herat province, 18 Aug 2017 17:46:54 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says seven people have died in two separate incidents of violence in the western Herat province. opposition to file petition against presidential vote, 18 Aug 2017 17:55:51 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. leader Kagame inaugurated; won nearly 99 pct of vote, 18 Aug 2017 17:47:14 GMTKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in for a third term Friday after winning re-election with nearly 99 percent of the vote. Latest: White House strategist Steve Bannon is out, 18 Aug 2017 17:09:43 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local):