FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:46:40 -08:00Long road ahead for justice and accountability in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0176aa7621e14413916a603d9a1710ccWed, 22 Feb 2017 07:04:17 GMTGENEVA (AP) — A fresh round of Syrian peace talks is set to begin in Geneva on Thursday. And while the U.N-sponsored talks may represent the best opportunity in years to make progress toward an end to the conflict, the burning question for many Syria observers is whether justice will be sacrificed in the name of peace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0176aa7621e14413916a603d9a1710ccRussian supply ship launched to International Space Stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c611a6eeb14078b40e69ce573f1be3Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:29:12 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship lifted off successfully Wednesday on a supply mission to the International Space Station.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c611a6eeb14078b40e69ce573f1be3Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1020d337b06443e88100fa28339d5b26Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:13:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1020d337b06443e88100fa28339d5b26Kansas governor to wield veto pen on tax billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c175645b344b4a7ca67c5734de336f42Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:10:46 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to make good on a pledge to veto a bill increasing personal income taxes as a budget fix.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c175645b344b4a7ca67c5734de336f42NHL teams expected to pick up trading pace over next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e41fd70a1174f02bb6c87b5b239f9bfWed, 22 Feb 2017 07:12:18 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Brendan Smith was planning to spend his bye week in Florida, trying to relax. It might be tough for him to truly get away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e41fd70a1174f02bb6c87b5b239f9bfEx-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for misconducthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef51968ec97644428dc9220921839a43Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:06:15 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison for misconduct after failing to disclose plans to rent a luxury apartment for his retirement from a businessman applying for a broadcasting license.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef51968ec97644428dc9220921839a43Turkey detains 35 IS suspects in Istanbul raidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8da1c696d924329a18cd90d48b25becWed, 22 Feb 2017 07:18:30 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says anti-terrorism police in Istanbul have detained 35 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8da1c696d924329a18cd90d48b25becChina's thriving SUV-only automaker looks to global growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72ed556924c14ea4bc54548a0c0a0549Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:06:46 GMTBAODING, China (AP) — Wei Jianjun is the chief matchmaker in China's love affair with the SUV.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72ed556924c14ea4bc54548a0c0a0549Manga, Mario and now ninja: Japan's hopes for wooing tourismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9059c703c21a45d49091a3d87ee9756cWed, 22 Feb 2017 08:00:35 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan is turning to those hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies known as ninja to woo tourism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9059c703c21a45d49091a3d87ee9756cNorth Korean diplomats urge immediate release of "innocent females" arrested in airport deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bc02140841148838861ca5e909922b2Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:56:38 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korean diplomats urge immediate release of "innocent females" arrested in airport death .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bc02140841148838861ca5e909922b2Kings top Avs, Sutter ties Murray for most wins as LA coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a25d48195e1449bb91fa60d7b8ebdb3Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:32:35 GMTDENVER (AP) — Just like his goaltender, Darryl Sutter proved good at deflecting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a25d48195e1449bb91fa60d7b8ebdb3Palat, Kucherov shine in Lightning's 4-1 win over Oilershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a8793d07b8a4ed8b25c9160556e73dfWed, 22 Feb 2017 04:58:28 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's "Triplets" line of Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson is heating up.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a8793d07b8a4ed8b25c9160556e73dfHearing resumes on new trial request in prep school casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d97faec947ab4bfa8af2467ccd3ce675Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:10:00 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A hearing resumes Wednesday in New Hampshire on whether a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure a girl for sex deserves a new trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d97faec947ab4bfa8af2467ccd3ce675Flames blow 4-1 lead, rally to beat Predators 6-5 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/580e5b860a794202a45c14ecd5767537Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:10:27 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Calgary Flames are showing they have some offensive firepower along with resiliency. They needed every bit in their visit to Music City.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/580e5b860a794202a45c14ecd5767537Conservative forces clash in Trump's early dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0797ce6e1a6e46c193b97c4a85db9de2Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:23:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Milo Yiannopoulos represented the conservative movement's struggle with powerful and conflicting forces in the early days of Donald Trump's presidency, even before he lost his job and speaking slot in this week's Conservative Political Action Conference.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0797ce6e1a6e46c193b97c4a85db9de2Pakistani lawyers protest court bombing that killed 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4cc911b94c9443f95f8c2ec6a0a9560Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:58:08 GMTPESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Lawyers in northwestern Pakistan boycotted court hearings in protest on Wednesday, a day after a suicide bombing killed seven people outside a courthouse in the region, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4cc911b94c9443f95f8c2ec6a0a9560Island kingdom of Tonga mourns the death of its queen motherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b7e4ef9b42d4cdda158514cf9eae943Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:53:39 GMTNUKU'ALOFA, Tonga (AP) — The South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga is mourning the death of its queen mother, who dedicated her time to helping the elderly and those with disabilities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b7e4ef9b42d4cdda158514cf9eae943'Refugees Welcome' banner unfurled at Statue of Libertyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1668deb95c2740159f790633db37144cWed, 22 Feb 2017 04:37:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The National Park Service is trying to figure out who unfurled a giant banner at the Statue of Liberty saying "Refugees Welcome."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1668deb95c2740159f790633db37144cThe Latest: North Korea says women suspects should be freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d941ebefec444af3a0dcf01c436bfbd0Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:12:29 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d941ebefec444af3a0dcf01c436bfbd0Suspicious package causes evacuations in New Jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cc3306a3e6d4054b9d052f99b6ecf18Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:37:13 GMTLINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A bomb squad has dismantled a suspicious package that led to the evacuation of two apartment buildings in New Jersey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cc3306a3e6d4054b9d052f99b6ecf18Today in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b795be7345b54f259e05c9b354d2444bWed, 22 Feb 2017 05:01:11 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b795be7345b54f259e05c9b354d2444bUConn moves forward with plans for new athletic fieldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4cd4acafc24ae4bab115e12f19eadfWed, 22 Feb 2017 05:40:51 GMTSTORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn is moving forward with plans to build new athletic facilities for its soccer, baseball and softball teams.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4cd4acafc24ae4bab115e12f19eadfThe Latest: Son of slain N. Korean not in Malaysia: policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3409a5960f4d43a2ac7b06c1dc0584adWed, 22 Feb 2017 04:17:59 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3409a5960f4d43a2ac7b06c1dc0584adAsian stocks drift higher as investors await Fed minuteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc231c26f9b94620818ad47b5e13e5faWed, 22 Feb 2017 06:59:30 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors awaited the Fed's latest meeting minutes due later in the day for clues about the U.S. central bank's views on interest rates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc231c26f9b94620818ad47b5e13e5faPhilippines to deport convicted US pedophilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/552e3477578d4d05a9368e54e10ec732Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:34:51 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' Bureau of Immigration said Wednesday it had arrested a convicted American pedophile wanted by U.S. authorities for a string of crimes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/552e3477578d4d05a9368e54e10ec732Airbus profit dives on problems with A400M military jethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52146b03bf5c44c2bd27e3a178eafa57Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:19:19 GMTPARIS (AP) — Surprise new costs for the long-troubled Airbus A400M military jet sent the European planemaker's profits plunging last year despite a rise in commercial aircraft deliveries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52146b03bf5c44c2bd27e3a178eafa57Officials: 4 ex-workers at boarding school molested studentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bfa602218f0487a9fa261d40319bd76Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:17:36 GMTMILTON, Mass. (AP) — A prestigious boarding and day school near Boston says four former workers engaged in sexual misconduct with several students decades ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bfa602218f0487a9fa261d40319bd76Second man arrested in fatal shooting of Rutgers studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c492404bf41470ea8db4bacf4c8a894Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:14:27 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rutgers University student last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c492404bf41470ea8db4bacf4c8a894Islanders open 9-game road trip with 3-1 win over Red Wingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/189d6eeeab7748cca1ac5e05072003d0Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:18:30 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The New York Islanders need to turn around their lackluster rate of success on the road to rally into the NHL playoffs. At the start of a nine-game road trip, they skated in the right direction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/189d6eeeab7748cca1ac5e05072003d0Gardiner scores OT winner to lift Maple Leafs past Jetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5f1a2feb77b42dc9a90d12af42c8cc2Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:06:02 GMTTORONTO (AP) — This time it was Auston Matthews' turn to get the win in his second matchup with fellow rookie sensation Patrik Laine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5f1a2feb77b42dc9a90d12af42c8cc2Experts: Science behind 'abortion reversal' is flawedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada32b70402440d9ae9d5c9722eb80c0Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:31:06 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Lawmakers in several states are considering requirements for doctors to inform women seeking medical abortions about an unproven procedure called "abortion reversal."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada32b70402440d9ae9d5c9722eb80c0Toews gets hat trick for Hawks in 5-3 win over Wildhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f18b42433e1493a8a776f938ef12275Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:07:32 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The relatively slow start to the season for Jonathan Toews has been buried by his recent surge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f18b42433e1493a8a776f938ef12275Russian supply ship launched to the International Space Stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7998fcc0b7404ef780a70cff66c0e4b4Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:11 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian supply ship launched to the International Space Station.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7998fcc0b7404ef780a70cff66c0e4b4Even at anything-goes Carnival, these lyrics raise eyebrowshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f184a4006c46fb9c0fb457107d429aWed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:53 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — The typical notion of Carnival in Brazil is that anything goes: no headdress too big, no outfit too small, no song too ribald. This year, some organizers of the world's best known street party are saying: "Enough!" At least to the lyrics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f184a4006c46fb9c0fb457107d429aTeens accused of plot to rob, kill girl found shot in ditchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc0241dee6c84350be7fde69ab887919Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:56:03 GMTLOGAN, Utah (AP) — Two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head and leaving her wounded in a ditch lured her to the spot in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her, prosecutors said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc0241dee6c84350be7fde69ab887919Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1649aa78709a441c9c5e4cf2fea921bbWed, 22 Feb 2017 08:27:53 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The two women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on his face, police in Malaysia said Wednesday, announcing they were seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1649aa78709a441c9c5e4cf2fea921bbTop 25 Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d2fd5b938594485830dec800b6b996cWed, 22 Feb 2017 04:52:03 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Johnathan Motley had 21 points with 16 rebounds and No. 9 Baylor ended a two-game slide with a 60-54 victory over Oklahoma on Tuesday night to remain in a tie for second place in the Big 12.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d2fd5b938594485830dec800b6b996cOfficials want coin created for New York's Purple Heart hallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/788c2c8a713c4bb994e6aadb16bea47dWed, 22 Feb 2017 05:40:17 GMTNEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials want a commemorative coin created for the state's National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/788c2c8a713c4bb994e6aadb16bea47dLewis, Budaj lift Kings to 2-1 win over Avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2e503ede1b74fe4ada3c5e64d8eb71cWed, 22 Feb 2017 04:35:30 GMTDENVER (AP) — Trevor Lewis scored the go-ahead goal with a slick move in the second period, Peter Budaj stopped 24 shots and Los Angeles beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Tuesday night as Darryl Sutter moved into a tie for most wins as coach of the Kings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2e503ede1b74fe4ada3c5e64d8eb71c'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addictshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55a30e07e86442579e6c11399fe45000Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:19:56 GMTCATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55a30e07e86442579e6c11399fe45000In nearly 3 years on job, Phil Jackson hasn't fixed Knickshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d45aec180ed4fb0bf1112d23a9d6567Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:20:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony had a half-season of clues about what Phil Jackson thought of him, and now it was his turn to evaluate his boss.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d45aec180ed4fb0bf1112d23a9d6567Gang member accused in officer's slaying was on probationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5766c81169143269993f7f89c474ec8Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:46:28 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a California criminal justice reform initiative played no role in the length of the prison sentence of a gang member who is accused of shooting two police officers, one of whom died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5766c81169143269993f7f89c474ec8Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee campshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10db394271434e47b9cc76fd4ac8bfc6Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:19:57 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10db394271434e47b9cc76fd4ac8bfc6What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd6e215d254442b8a61c3008d7af45fWed, 22 Feb 2017 08:18:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their chosen gender identity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd6e215d254442b8a61c3008d7af45fAdebayo's double-double lifts No. 11 Kentucky over Missourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fe574f08d3846588836e72a39abe123Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:34:48 GMTCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kentucky's coaching staff challenged forward Bam Adebayo this week, criticizing his foul trouble and "cautious" play at times.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fe574f08d3846588836e72a39abe123GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town hallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fbdd4bb50104246af33dc368c586282Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:36:15 GMTBLACKSTONE, Va. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fbdd4bb50104246af33dc368c586282Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e36069bada9c45aeb42a2716531e6e82Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:38:58 GMTMODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e36069bada9c45aeb42a2716531e6e82Egypt activist out of prison but still only half freehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/157b06d32d354db8b330cb5bbf33ee88Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:03:57 GMTCAIRO (AP) — It's that time of day — just before 6 p.m. to be exact — when Ahmed Maher must leave his family and spend the night in a tiny room in the local police station. It's a grim routine that will likely define the life of the iconic "revolutionary" for the next three years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/157b06d32d354db8b330cb5bbf33ee88US shutting down Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621b2a154490469db879d3723e089e09Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:19:12 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers' plan to close a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp that's been around for more than six months isn't likely to be the demise of on-the-ground opposition in North Dakota.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621b2a154490469db879d3723e089e09Pilot radioed in 'Mayday' call before Australian plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62d9ebab5f7249218dcb5814e441de4aWed, 22 Feb 2017 04:51:54 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall, killing himself and four American tourists, an accident investigator said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62d9ebab5f7249218dcb5814e441de4a