FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:45:03 -08:00Gunmen open fire on Syria aid convoy, no casualties reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bc23929f0d847fa87d2686738308a10Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:21:12 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state news agency SANA says opposition gunmen have opened fire on aid vehicles in the besieged rebel-held town of Madaya, near the capital Damascus, but no casualties were reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bc23929f0d847fa87d2686738308a10For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2190ea8e0a1a4b4ab4d56ec4a8f96056Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:37:22 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2190ea8e0a1a4b4ab4d56ec4a8f96056Japan Internet company SoftBank's profit suffers over Sprinthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b6368e676c41f284317d80c8212ceeWed, 10 Feb 2016 09:04:41 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank is reporting an 88 percent drop in fiscal third quarter profit as it struggles to turn around its U.S. carrier Sprint.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b6368e676c41f284317d80c8212ceeYellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6560fd8b9c9446a1b8819d48c827aa78Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:11:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address Congress on Wednesday at a time of deepening uncertainty about the Fed's interest rate policies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6560fd8b9c9446a1b8819d48c827aa78Police say grenade attack on asylum home not racismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e7d8a86afd1450aa9fd7205f549ae6cWed, 10 Feb 2016 09:18:44 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say a recent grenade attack on an asylum seekers' home in Germany wasn't triggered by hatred on refugees, but suspect it was caused by rivalry between different companies involved in providing safety for asylum centers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e7d8a86afd1450aa9fd7205f549ae6cFrench authorities in rescue of 7 trapped cave explorershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0447b451aa04199b2f571c52adaf67cWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:13:22 GMTPARIS (AP) — French authorities are working to rescue seven cave explorers who've been trapped overnight in a cave in the Pyrenees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0447b451aa04199b2f571c52adaf67cThe Latest: Deutsche Bank leads stock advance in Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40c62205b60643818789942835e4432dWed, 10 Feb 2016 09:43:47 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40c62205b60643818789942835e4432dViewer's Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7117f435324544a6b74ecf50d7dd8e24Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:53:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary left some GOP candidates with a hard-knocks hangover and others just happy to still be alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7117f435324544a6b74ecf50d7dd8e24AP PHOTOS: Trump, Sanders victorious, others look aheadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc02c5bc70d14f1ba5aef2f3d274a65fWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:49:20 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders won easily. John Kasich rose from a crowded Republican field to take second. Hillary Clinton looked toward friendlier states after losing in New Hampshire. And Chris Christie said he's going home to New Jersey to think about his campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc02c5bc70d14f1ba5aef2f3d274a65fEurope stocks gain, Asia down ahead of Yellen testimonyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f89e134bbb654c669dae54c0f96d3468Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:59:13 GMTEuropean stocks were higher Wednesday ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it. Asian markets mostly fell in a spillover sell-off from the previous day's losses on Wall Street.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f89e134bbb654c669dae54c0f96d3468Email: Bacteria worries influenced Flint corrosion decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05e5093c0ca499088703f4e32ea88b3Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:56:52 GMTWorries over bacteria led to the fateful decision not to apply anti-corrosive chemicals when Flint, Michigan, began drawing water from the Flint River, an email written by the city's former public works director says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05e5093c0ca499088703f4e32ea88b3S. Korea to halt work at joint industrial park with N. Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86588874720348bfa4defebf4eed6a9dWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:11:58 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86588874720348bfa4defebf4eed6a9dIndia launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c92420e67f44572a8bc0e75d6f7b8baWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:00:47 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c92420e67f44572a8bc0e75d6f7b8baIn Illinois, Obama to plead for a unity that's eluded himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70c4001985714646add3e639b6746bb3Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:55:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nine years ago to the day, Barack Obama stood before the Old State Capitol in Springfield and announced his run for president, declaring that "the ways of Washington must change." On Wednesday, Obama returns to the Illinois capital at the twilight of his political career, pleading once again for the type of national unity that has eluded him as president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70c4001985714646add3e639b6746bb3Japan announces new sanctions on North Korea to protest rocket launch seen as missile testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5e281c18b244f8aef5b48ac602c6c1Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:18:33 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan announces new sanctions on North Korea to protest rocket launch seen as missile test.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5e281c18b244f8aef5b48ac602c6c1Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22975c6d63a44f5d8d45a3c5ce7227dcWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:51:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is considering hitting North Korea with more stringent sanctions in the wake of Pyongyang's satellite launch and technical advances that U.S. intelligence agencies say the reclusive Asian nation is making in its nuclear weapons program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22975c6d63a44f5d8d45a3c5ce7227dcNew Hampshire Takeaways: Donald Trump proves he's a winnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45b16328690d4073bf7e4c0b892b6aaeWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:45:51 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire voters have made their picks: Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders. They are choices with implications for next-to-vote South Carolina, Nevada and beyond in the 2016 race for president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45b16328690d4073bf7e4c0b892b6aaeEx-SS guard on trial in late push to punish Nazi crimeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b2b11a152b84614bbde933d9a471f55Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:24:03 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an 11th-hour push by German prosecutors to punish Nazi war crimes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b2b11a152b84614bbde933d9a471f55Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan Sirhanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d703e365c69488c8f235791f06a6cb2Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:57:10 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d703e365c69488c8f235791f06a6cb2German authorities none missing from deadly train crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1402c0d1e6cd461e8d48bb4064700fa1Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:30:01 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say they are no longer looking for a missing person in the train crash that has killed 10 and injured dozens in a rural area in southern Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1402c0d1e6cd461e8d48bb4064700fa1Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7bfd7f1df5d446b8e254aff85eb60a9Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:10:12 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is set to propose spending hundreds of millions more to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7bfd7f1df5d446b8e254aff85eb60a9Kaesong industrial park is rare inter-Korean joint venturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33b13d8befe844e7b7b4919f6742f12aWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:00:23 GMTSouth Korea said Wednesday it is suspending operations at the Kaesong industrial park, an experiment in cross-border cooperation with North Korea, to protest the North's recent rocket launch. The park normally employs about 53,000 North Koreans who make watches, fashion items and other products at South Korean-owned factories.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33b13d8befe844e7b7b4919f6742f12aMyanmar military plane crash kills 4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c231383d9f4f3c8e62fafa1d5b1121Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:02:01 GMTNAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Four Myanmar military personnel were killed and one survived Wednesday when an air force utility aircraft crashed after taking off from the airport in the capital Naypyitaw, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c231383d9f4f3c8e62fafa1d5b1121South Korea says it will halt operations at joint industrial park with North Korea in response to rocket launchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d65223215af4339a793f6984ad101acWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:09:11 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will halt operations at joint industrial park with North Korea in response to rocket launch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d65223215af4339a793f6984ad101acThe Latest: European markets solid as focus turns to Fedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/469ad9f11fe94a2fb0049a4936fa0b5dWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:38:39 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/469ad9f11fe94a2fb0049a4936fa0b5dNuns who help homeless face eviction in costly San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b72246cf8cc64ecda734968064136c3fWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:09:13 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sister Mary Benedicte wants to focus on feeding the hungry lined up outside a soup kitchen in a gritty part of San Francisco.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b72246cf8cc64ecda734968064136c3fPost-conviction hearing in Adnan Syed wraps after 5 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d446e879524f9d8222dd16988984a0Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:22:00 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the five-day post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he'd seen in the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d446e879524f9d8222dd16988984a0Nissan quarterly profit up on healthy sales; keeps forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b990aa05df0f4f369c805fa8d68247e1Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:22:17 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan reported Wednesday a 25 percent increase in fiscal third-quarter profit to 127.2 billion yen ($1.1 billion) on strong sales.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b990aa05df0f4f369c805fa8d68247e1Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setbackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c169fa2f96e43ada5504014c533b967Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:31:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c169fa2f96e43ada5504014c533b967Romania upholds sentence for communist-era prison commanderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b219f345d4104de3af3fc78992dcc455Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:37:01 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard convicted of crimes against humanity, in the first such case since dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b219f345d4104de3af3fc78992dcc455Debate on tax on tampons arrives in Utahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/438e050affed4162abf07bd8ad1f9319Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:38:02 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — International debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made of only men.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/438e050affed4162abf07bd8ad1f9319Romanian court upholds 20-year prison term for communist-era prison guard, in first such casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/934c9bd04e3b455db7338f9117b44477Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:48:04 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian court upholds 20-year prison term for communist-era prison guard, in first such case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/934c9bd04e3b455db7338f9117b44477Moller-Maersk shipper posts Q4 loss of $2.5 billionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c3d0b86267244399f1480db05b0db41Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:22:45 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Hit by sharp declines in freight rates and the oil price, Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says it turned a $2.5 billion loss in the fourth quarter, a big turnaround from the previous year's profit of $189 million in the equivalent period.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c3d0b86267244399f1480db05b0db41Spain: Ex-Catalan leader in court as corruption suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d3e77dc4f53472db590e55364134d1eWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:18:00 GMTMADRID (AP) — Jordi Pujol, former longtime leader of Spain's powerful northeastern Catalonia region, is being quizzed in the National Court as a suspect in a money-laundering probe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d3e77dc4f53472db590e55364134d1eJapan announces new sanctions on North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4fef5754a8f46fe87d9cec805f083a6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:49:15 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan announced Wednesday that it will impose new sanctions on North Korea to protest a rocket launch seen as a test of missile technology.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4fef5754a8f46fe87d9cec805f083a6Key developments following North Korea's rocket launchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bec319e1f134b2e9a7368047c05e105Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:06:08 GMTNorth Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday's launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang's use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful space program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bec319e1f134b2e9a7368047c05e105Destruction of Moscow kiosks sparks anger among activistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1fd1e8ca5f94b4aacd2c067244d49eaWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:15:42 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of kiosks around the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1fd1e8ca5f94b4aacd2c067244d49eaHong Kong student held at airport after violent clasheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e448bdf86bd84094ade9fe2dbfb05c8dWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:10:53 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong student activist was detained at the city's airport on Wednesday morning, apparently on suspicion of involvement in a violent Lunar New Year clash between police and protesters, his group said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e448bdf86bd84094ade9fe2dbfb05c8dCourt: No new trial after judge mistakenly declares mistrialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/106e795f97f64db28da73f284f03277eWed, 10 Feb 2016 09:37:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge's mistake before a jury can weigh his guilt or innocence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/106e795f97f64db28da73f284f03277eIndonesia air force plane crashes into home; 3 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2657df99ec547d0b308d8832dbe99a2Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:17:27 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian air force plane crashed into a house on the country's main island of Java on Wednesday, killing the pilot and two people in the house, a senior official said. A second person on the plane was missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2657df99ec547d0b308d8832dbe99a2US WWII vet reunites with wartime girlfriend in Australiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07459540006148cf8cec14132cfe0571Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:51:28 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A 93-year-old World War II veteran from the United States embraced his wartime girlfriend in Australia in their reunion Wednesday after more than 70 years apart.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07459540006148cf8cec14132cfe0571Iran to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets from Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9309d166dd564c73b737a8b30cc7a2e3Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:57:59 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Defense Minister says his country will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9309d166dd564c73b737a8b30cc7a2e3Ferguson asks for changes to reform deal, drawing criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e36fe9d5d8b4a2cafe0186cf09c96c2Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:26:14 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for seven changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism from both the department and many residents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e36fe9d5d8b4a2cafe0186cf09c96c2Developers of toppled Taiwan building detainedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314735bfb6c148b388f6f2599089d15fWed, 10 Feb 2016 09:43:18 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building in an earthquake, killing dozens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314735bfb6c148b388f6f2599089d15fWilliams coasts to 6-3, 6-2 win over Lee at Taiwan Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8788849f72dc4ab1b53f0013a2683549Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:24:47 GMTKAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams had a 6-3, 6-2 win over Lee Pei-chi in her opening match at the Taiwan Open on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8788849f72dc4ab1b53f0013a2683549German prosecutors formally charge alleged local PKK leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c21759ceb6764f4195bfa8e78a6815a1Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:17:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have formally charged a 58-year-old Turkish man with "membership of a foreign terrorist organization" for his role in the Kurdish separatist group PKK.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c21759ceb6764f4195bfa8e78a6815a1AP Interview: Oscar-nominated auteur paints solitary spirithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/181ac1b98ab0465e8c736d2412b1e9a7Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:04:31 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. The originality of the Oscar-nominated "When Marnie Was There" comes from how its hand-drawn images express the girl's inner torment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/181ac1b98ab0465e8c736d2412b1e9a7S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95526a3e384144018f4cc3e2ebff378eWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:15:30 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95526a3e384144018f4cc3e2ebff378eAP News Guide: A big validation for Sanders, Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7817d3d442b04a599c560f746bb75afeWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:42:21 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — It's getting harder to shake off Donald Trump as just a hot-air balloon and Bernie Sanders as a pie-in-the-sky political revolutionary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7817d3d442b04a599c560f746bb75afeAnalysis: Trump proves GOP establishment can't stop himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9f8a3839fd4afdb34ea15e6d598da6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:19:24 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state's largest newspaper called him "a con man" on the front page.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9f8a3839fd4afdb34ea15e6d598da6