FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 17 Jan 2017 11:09:45 -08:00Ex-UK foreign secretary faces legal action in rendition case, 17 Jan 2017 18:27:32 GMTLONDON (AP) — A lawsuit against former U.K. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw brought by an ex-Libyan dissident who alleges he and his wife were abducted and sent to Tripoli with British complicity can proceed, Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. Latest: Uncle says Orlando shooter's widow is innocent, 17 Jan 2017 18:45:24 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooter (all times local): Nigeria mistakenly bombs camp, kills more than 100, 17 Jan 2017 18:44:00 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers, a Borno state official said. US looks inward, China seeks a lead role on world stage, 17 Jan 2017 18:19:35 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — With the U.S. increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke to the isolationist urges that helped carry Donald Trump to power. FACT CHECK: Palin not blaming attack on 'Mexican Muslims', 17 Jan 2017 18:54:39 GMTSarah Palin isn't blaming a recent fatal shooting at a Florida airport on "Mexican Muslims" despite the claims of a story being shared on social media. leader declares 90-day state of emergency, 17 Jan 2017 17:22:00 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month. increase on-time arrivals, reduce canceled flights, 17 Jan 2017 18:18:08 GMTThe chances that your flight will be on time and won't get canceled appear to be looking up. Court delays New Jersey sports betting decision, 17 Jan 2017 18:46:06 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were handed a small victory Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling on whether it will take up the states' challenge to a federal ban. Court hears case over deportations, 17 Jan 2017 18:06:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration tried to persuade the Supreme Court Tuesday to retain a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. candidate Valls lightly slapped during campaign stop, 17 Jan 2017 17:41:14 GMTPARIS (AP) — Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has been seen getting lightly slapped on the chin by a young man during a presidential campaign stop in the western region of Brittany.' Jerry Jones says he alone will decide Romo's future, 17 Jan 2017 17:26:32 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones says he alone will decide the future of quarterback Tony Romo, and there are "several cards to be played." suicides lead to tough set of questions for coaches, 17 Jan 2017 17:41:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A suicide at Northwestern brought back painful memories for Penn track coach Steve Dolan.'s pro-Kurdish party leader faces 142 years in prison, 17 Jan 2017 18:06:41 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prosecutors charged the chairman of the country's pro-Kurdish party on Tuesday with leading a terror organization, engaging in terror propaganda and other crimes for which they are seeking a 142-year prison sentence, the state-run news agency reported. praises outgoing press secretary for 'integrity', 17 Jan 2017 17:33:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has made a surprise visit to the final daily press briefing with White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest. shooting suspect blamed 'mind control,' IS ties, 17 Jan 2017 17:45:29 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told investigators initially he was under government mind control and then claimed to be inspired by Islamic State websites and chatrooms, authorities said at a hearing Tuesday. Germany eyes holding general election on Sept. 24, 17 Jan 2017 18:23:39 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The German government is aiming to hold this year's general election on Sept. 24. Royce agrees to pay $808 million on bribery claims, 17 Jan 2017 18:00:25 GMTLONDON (AP) — Jet engine maker Rolls Royce has agreed to pay 671 million pounds ($808 million) to settle bribery and corruption charges brought by authorities in Britain, the U.S. and Brazil. Access company seeks to block pipeline study, 17 Jan 2017 18:57:54 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. police hold trial for officer who killed unarmed man, 17 Jan 2017 18:25:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A disciplinary trial has begun for a white New York City officer in a case that was an early catalyst for outrage over police use of deadly force against black men.'s first home up for auction for 2nd time in 3 months, 17 Jan 2017 17:26:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The first property ever connected to President-elect Donald Trump has become a hot spot for real estate deal-making. is making his first Washington trip in weeks, 17 Jan 2017 18:21:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is making his first Washington trip in weeks Tuesday, as his inauguration festivities approach and his focus turns to the nation's capital. governor to Rep. John Lewis: You need a history lesson, 17 Jan 2017 18:56:24 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights leader who says he doesn't see Donald Trump as a "legitimate president," should be grateful for all that Republican presidents have done for black people, GOP Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday. gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio, 17 Jan 2017 18:36:18 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday. Bill to corroborate sex assault would shield pedophiles, 17 Jan 2017 18:12:17 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A police officer says a New Hampshire bill that would require corroboration in sexual assault cases in which the defendant has no prior convictions amounts to the nation's "first pedophile protection act." no warrants for actress Kate del Castillo, 17 Jan 2017 17:37:42 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The spokeswoman for Mexico's Attorney General's Office says there are no warrants for actress Kate del Castillo, but she has been "mentioned" in criminal investigations. extends oversight of Houston suburb's election system, 17 Jan 2017 18:43:59 GMTPASADENA, Texas (AP) — A judge says the election system for a Houston suburb that implemented a voting plan meant to dilute Latino power at the polls will be under federal oversight for the next six years. siblings critical after rescue from Los Angeles house fire, 17 Jan 2017 18:02:17 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Four siblings ranging in age from 2 to 7 were in critical but stable condition after being rescued as flames ripped through their small Los Angeles home, fire officials said Tuesday. family searching for missing dog after fatal crash, 17 Jan 2017 18:43:17 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man and his 14-year old son are searching for their dog, Copper, who went missing after a crash that killed the teen's mother.'s artistic side to be displayed at Muhammad Ali Center, 17 Jan 2017 18:58:51 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes liked dabbling as an artist. Latest: German lawmaker says UK needs to trade with EU, 17 Jan 2017 17:25:19 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local): leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency, 17 Jan 2017 17:52:50 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month. depicting Ferguson removed from Capitol display, 17 Jan 2017 18:34:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A student's painting that divided members of Congress for its depiction of Ferguson, Missouri, has been removed from its Capitol Hill display, this time perhaps permanently. gets 15 months for taking money to back Paul, 17 Jan 2017 18:28:34 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa senator has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for accepting payment to endorse presidential candidate Ron Paul in 2012. cheer, EU wary as UK PM May signals 'clean Brexit', 17 Jan 2017 17:56:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It's so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of Justice and farewell to the freedom of movement for workers. Belshaw named new director of UK's Tate galleries, 17 Jan 2017 17:24:53 GMTLONDON (AP) — British gallery director Maria Belshaw has been appointed director of the Tate group, which includes some of the country's most popular art galleries. Planned Parenthood videos in Medicaid fight 'baloney', 17 Jan 2017 18:47:23 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge deciding whether Texas can oust Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program says rehashing secretly recorded videos from 2015 amounts to "baloney."'s president welcomes Syria talks planned for next week, 17 Jan 2017 17:41:54 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that he hopes talks planned for next week can mark the beginning of the end of the civil war in Syria, where Tehran has provided crucial military and financial support to the government. stock indexes dip, along with bond yields and dollar, 17 Jan 2017 17:30:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Losses for financial and health care stocks pulled U.S. indexes modestly lower Tuesday and put the Dow Jones industrial average at risk for its third straight loss. forecasts modest economic recovery but no robust revival, 17 Jan 2017 17:48:11 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations predicted a modest recovery in the global economy in 2017-18 on Tuesday but warned that its projection is an indication of economic stabilization rather than a signal of robust revival. urge Detroit-area mayor to resign over recordings, 17 Jan 2017 17:44:56 GMTWARREN, Mich. (AP) — Federal, state and county lawmakers are calling for a Detroit-area mayor to quit after unverified audio tapes surfaced purportedly featuring him making racist and sexist comments. deputy in Tennessee suspended for using racial slur, 17 Jan 2017 18:18:27 GMTCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A white sheriff's sergeant in Tennessee has been suspended after he used a racial slur while talking to a black deputy. to push for school choice amid opposition from unions, 17 Jan 2017 18:04:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican donor and school choice advocate Betsy DeVos says a one size-fits-all model of learning doesn't work and that she would promote charter, magnet, religious and other alternatives to public schools, if confirmed education secretary. Brown "foolish" to livestream postgame locker room, 17 Jan 2017 18:06:48 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin regrets the language he used to describe the New England Patriots but is equally upset with wide receiver Antonio Brown's for livestreaming Tomlin's postgame speech on social media . keeps Firestone on board with contract extension, 17 Jan 2017 18:58:27 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The IndyCar Series has reached a multiyear contract extension with longtime tire supplier Firestone. returns to Abu Dhabi seeking upturn in form, 17 Jan 2017 18:54:24 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rickie Fowler flew home from the 2016 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with more than just the Falcon Trophy. Latest: Lobster, beef on post-inauguration menu, 17 Jan 2017 18:40:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress (all times EST): report warned of security ahead of 2015 Tunisia attack, 17 Jan 2017 17:44:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — A lawyer says an official British report had criticized security at beach hotels in the Tunisian resort of Sousse months before an extremist killed 38 in a gun attack there in 2015. prosecutor slams fugitive for harassment campaign, 17 Jan 2017 18:53:24 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A senior Romanian intelligence official announced his retirement Tuesday after a businessman and former lawmaker indicted on wide-ranging corruption charges claimed he had a close relationship with the officer, and a top anti-corruption prosecutor denounced the fugitive for what she called a harassment campaign. Latest: EU Iran nuclear envoy says deal can't be changed, 17 Jan 2017 18:57:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 2 children taken in 1985 found, mom arrested, 17 Jan 2017 18:03:31 GMTSCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Police say two children reported missing in 1985 have been located in the Houston area and their mother has been charged with snatching them.