FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:22:23 -07:00Watchdog groups quick to criticize IOC over Beijing in 2022http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef58b6c798f644b19cef474e7e797c34Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:55:40 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Beijing bid delegation had no sooner finished their congratulatory hugs and handshakes after being awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics than criticism from human rights groups over the IOC's decision began to pour in.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef58b6c798f644b19cef474e7e797c34Tunisia's president renews state of emergency for additional 2 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98baf6d1403f4d8e86be9250bff90599Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:37:07 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president renews state of emergency for additional 2 months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98baf6d1403f4d8e86be9250bff90599Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2347da5a0f64ed496ec614b0d0bcfadFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:45:41 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2347da5a0f64ed496ec614b0d0bcfadGirl's body in crib leads police to review sister's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0f5e65abf64bb4a3baa22dad7137e7Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:59:08 GMTMEDINA, Ohio (AP) — The discovery of a young girl's decomposed body in a crib at an Ohio apartment is leading authorities to take another look at the death of a baby in that same family two years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0f5e65abf64bb4a3baa22dad7137e7Man charged with shooting at Zimmerman faces jail againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32ec5956edab4e49b470b88c1646560dFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:38:03 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke bond for a man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman during a traffic encounter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32ec5956edab4e49b470b88c1646560dAl-Qaida attacks headquarters of US-backed Syrian rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a8a1b598e5f454b8427f0b78ff25df1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:54:59 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed rebels say members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria have launched an attack on their command headquarters, killing at least five fighters and wounding more than a dozen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a8a1b598e5f454b8427f0b78ff25df1Exxon misses 2Q profit forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b45bf8b51c4d45f8b4bf26c1bc9c8a8eFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:19:47 GMTIRVING, Texas (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $4.19 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b45bf8b51c4d45f8b4bf26c1bc9c8a8eIran: US statements on attacking Tehran violates nuke dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74060154149c4f33b866e6bd4deeb708Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:48:58 GMTVIENNA (AP) — A senior Iranian official is accusing the U.S. of violating the nuclear deal with his country through comments indicating that the accord would make any attack on Tehran's atomic program more efficient because it would result in greater insight about potential targets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74060154149c4f33b866e6bd4deeb708Reaction to Beijing's victory as 2022 Winter Olympic hosthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32c5b805a99e4e689a1af6517ff60cb3Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:27:54 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Reaction Friday to the IOC's decision to pick Beijing as host city of the 2022 Olympics by a vote of 44 votes to 40 over Almaty, Kazakhstan:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32c5b805a99e4e689a1af6517ff60cb3China drops, other global markets mixed after US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc0fc1e6dca34ab6867a6214d85eb741Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:52:42 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks were mixed on Friday, with China's stock market extending losses, after data showed the U.S. economy posted solid growth during the second quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc0fc1e6dca34ab6867a6214d85eb741Hungarian minister: over 100,000 immigrants so far in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25400e11e6f14ad8a5c696fba2d06b5dFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:52:25 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's foreign minister says more than 100,000 migrants have reached the country so far this year, nearly all of them entering through its southern border with Serbia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25400e11e6f14ad8a5c696fba2d06b5dOfficial: 4 Indians have been held near Libya's Sirte townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d02d8d7ad375407abe239389a30f4e6eFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:51:22 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Four Indian nationals have been detained near the Libyan city of Sirte, India's foreign ministry said Friday, but declined to say who had held the men.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d02d8d7ad375407abe239389a30f4e6eJennifer Beals criticized for leaving dog in car in Canadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fdc5c57170a4309b3624f6f029b544eFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:08:53 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Actress Jennifer Beals is defending herself as a loving and "discerning" dog owner after she was captured by a TV reporter briefly leaving her dog inside a vehicle on a warm day in Vancouver, British Columbia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fdc5c57170a4309b3624f6f029b544eZimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bf2ec2c05fb4feb858930fef4aad045Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:39:03 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bf2ec2c05fb4feb858930fef4aad045Attack in West Bank kills Palestinian child, homes torchedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d48d41098e3458898b083ab052aefedFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:27:15 GMTDUMA, West Bank (AP) — A sleeping toddler was burned to death when suspected Jewish assailants set fire to two Palestinian homes in a West Bank village early Friday, an attack that also critically wounded the child's 4-year-old brother and parents and outraged both Israelis and Palestinians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d48d41098e3458898b083ab052aefedWorld Food Program cuts aid to Syrian refugees in Jordanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9d39e09ba5430785239f5af8436fc5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:34:53 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The World Food Program announced new cuts Friday in food aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan, highlighting a growing funding crisis of international agencies helping millions displaced by Syria's conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9d39e09ba5430785239f5af8436fc5After week of searching, no sign of boys lost at seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61f22a6b242a43fcb3c519e82e82e468Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:45:35 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A seventh night of searches for two Florida boys missing at sea has passed with no major break.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61f22a6b242a43fcb3c519e82e82e468Twist it, turn it: Rubik's Cube championship this weekendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0a4b70f1e7d47f1a421d474e67ba6b5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:20:44 GMTHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — It's a puzzle most people never could figure out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0a4b70f1e7d47f1a421d474e67ba6b5Afghan Taliban praise new leader in effort to rally rankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f81d75748ced4680a67113cce2cc2329Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:45:49 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban on Friday praised their new leader, saying he was one of the most "trusted" associates of the late Mullah Mohammad Omar — a statement likely meant to rally followers behind the leadership at a time of a deeply fractured insurgency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f81d75748ced4680a67113cce2cc2329Unemployment, inflation stable in 19-nation eurozonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/967e66fd13074c9180aa2887016e47e8Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:37:53 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Unemployment and inflation were stable in the 19-nation eurozone in early summer, when the Greek crisis was raging on and raising concerns over the outlook of the currency union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/967e66fd13074c9180aa2887016e47e8Judge summons pregnant inmate on abortion desirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99d667c5d0f14349b3d94c552018ba66Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:51:08 GMTFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge in Alabama wants to hear from a pregnant inmate who's changed her mind on whether she wants an abortion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99d667c5d0f14349b3d94c552018ba66Tunisia's president extends state of emergency 2 more monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd8ca797263d459f90a38f872b140e74Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:49:54 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's presidency on Friday extended the country's state of emergency for an additional two months as the country battles a violent Islamic insurgency that last month killed 38 tourists on a beach.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd8ca797263d459f90a38f872b140e74Obama to restore college grants for some prison inmateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7ea749d0dc40fc9cd0c42fc82444e0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:00:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Some federal and state prisoners could begin receiving federal student aid to take college courses — while still behind bars — as early as the 2016-2017 school year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7ea749d0dc40fc9cd0c42fc82444e0UCLA's Mora: Diddy's son still on football team after dustuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/909dd5d34b0c4ab387a718d91ad1f02aFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:14:00 GMTBURBANK, Calif. (AP) — After a tumultuous offseason at UCLA, coach Jim Mora and the Bruins are eager to get back to football.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/909dd5d34b0c4ab387a718d91ad1f02aRussia's central bank cuts key interest ratehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14a409ed08d46d8b87348d22684a850Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:13:43 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Central Bank cut its key interest rate by 0.5 percentage points to 11 percent on Friday, bowing to the pressure of businesses to make lending more accessible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14a409ed08d46d8b87348d22684a850Mashable man Dan Rather isn't the retiring typehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df72eaa2210943c6be55cf29b53159edFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:58:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — At age 83, Dan Rather is starting over.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df72eaa2210943c6be55cf29b53159ed3 ex-TEPCO execs to face criminal charges in nuclear crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fffceb289a184f5aa32228b0a6267e5aFri, 31 Jul 2015 13:01:59 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fffceb289a184f5aa32228b0a6267e5aUganda leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f7ad6f0f234a81bc59ad7a08a45ba0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:50:16 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's long-serving president has declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying he is backed by the historical leaders of the former rebel movement that has been in power since 1986.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f7ad6f0f234a81bc59ad7a08a45ba0Court orders Jerusalem gay pride attacker remain in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d2ddc1853c64906a72f3677ccdca7ddFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:53:51 GMTTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An anti-gay ultra-Orthodox extremist suspected of stabbing revelers at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade appeared in court on Friday and the judge ordered that he remain in custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d2ddc1853c64906a72f3677ccdca7ddUS wage growth falls to record-slow pace in 2nd quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58fd1581c07846788da9336654f4b14cFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:49:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58fd1581c07846788da9336654f4b14cAPNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f6cc2200b1143379874e375a01d7917Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:30:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f6cc2200b1143379874e375a01d7917Austrian government to end migrant standoff with provinceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bdf77bca9594a29b07314025dc3466eFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:13:03 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Austria's federal government plans to change the country's constitution in attempts to end a standoff with provincial leaders over finding housing for a massive influx of migrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bdf77bca9594a29b07314025dc3466eDoctors strike in Ghana, demand better conditionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f48456d3830475cb600aa05d8c6825cFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:33:51 GMTACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana's Medical Association says more doctors working at public hospitals across the country are set to join a strike demanding better working conditions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f48456d3830475cb600aa05d8c6825cTop seeds Pavlyuchenkova, Knapp move into Baku Cup semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6038f448e13487390305fd8a5563db4Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:35:02 GMTBAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — To take their seeded place in the Baku Cup final, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia and Karin Knapp of Italy will have to pass two first-time semifinalists on the WTA tour.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6038f448e13487390305fd8a5563db4US paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d22d3a9f18471e9b15d931aa0d39caFri, 31 Jul 2015 13:19:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d22d3a9f18471e9b15d931aa0d39caHungarian minister: over 100,000 migrants so far in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80059546e87b4776965e31cadcfafc0aFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:46:40 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More than 100,000 migrants have reached Hungary so far this year, nearly all of them entering through its southern border with Serbia, the Hungarian foreign minister said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80059546e87b4776965e31cadcfafc0aExperimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08aff86f015f4bb1bbee83f91d9e3a9eFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:42:40 GMTLONDON (AP) — An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08aff86f015f4bb1bbee83f91d9e3a9eMuted reaction in Almaty as Kazakh city's Olympic bid failshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b54ef647648042feb9ee892412dfc2c2Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:27:39 GMTALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Within minutes of the announcement that Almaty's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics had failed, it was almost as if it had never happened.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b54ef647648042feb9ee892412dfc2c2Honda records 20 pct profit rise on yen, despite recallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c53b944d13124578bc5ad81b08f947c0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:00:40 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda reported Friday a 20 percent jump in fiscal first quarter profit on the back of a cheap yen that offset the damage from a massive air bag recall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c53b944d13124578bc5ad81b08f947c0Turkey: 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKKhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a348623df7ab4c689e9324b5d99bbd4bFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:21:21 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels raided a Turkish police station and fired on railway workers in two separate attacks that left five dead, officials said Friday, amid renewed conflict between the security forces and insurgents that has wrecked a fragile peace process.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a348623df7ab4c689e9324b5d99bbd4bItalian bank Intesa SanPaolo Q2 profits more than doublehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e448322201c427e8f311d942a404eeaFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:57:54 GMTMILAN (AP) — Italian bank Intesa SanPaolo says its second-quarter earnings more than doubled thanks to higher fees and commissions and an improved credit market.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e448322201c427e8f311d942a404eeaUN Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18476348d5254dd49b1cfd1e2a632441Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:43:00 GMTLONDON (AP) — The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization as efforts to contain the deadly virus continue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18476348d5254dd49b1cfd1e2a632441Court: German spy agency need not give info on NSA listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80c3ea1d8d1842e6b9d8bf865423a7cdFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:03:05 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has ruled that the country's spy agency is under no obligation to divulge to the media a list of names compiled from search terms provided to it by the U.S. National Security Agency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80c3ea1d8d1842e6b9d8bf865423a7cdFrench court confirms law aimed at ending cockfightinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27ecfbf062b846d09e44304bc2aad29aFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:59:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's top court has ruled that a law aimed at ending cockfighting in France is constitutional, rejecting an appeal by supporters of the tradition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27ecfbf062b846d09e44304bc2aad29aReport: C. African Republic Muslims forced to converthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b49371c531e45c2b5e74e402f95a884Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:42:32 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Muslims in the western part of Central African Republic are being forced to hide their religion or convert to Christianity under threat of death, Amnesty International said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b49371c531e45c2b5e74e402f95a884Escaped inmate suspected in killing near Pennsylvania jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fa1edb888c74f71b5af80c24ec91dbdFri, 31 Jul 2015 13:00:52 GMTKITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — Police searched Friday for an inmate they say walked away from a work-release program while serving jail time for a probation violation, killed an acquaintance who lived nearby, then took off in a stolen truck.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fa1edb888c74f71b5af80c24ec91dbdInvisible Women? Hollywood's female superhero problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5986efbf283147e1b80c9147b6a11cc1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:27:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Batman. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Ant-Man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5986efbf283147e1b80c9147b6a11cc1Spain to give civils servants first pay rise in 5 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a701bebbc8e43cea403a78e9a75b1bdFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:51:51 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister has promised a 1 percent pay rise for Spain's 2.5 million civil servants in 2016, their first hike in five years after public spending was reined in because of the country's economic crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a701bebbc8e43cea403a78e9a75b1bdUK leader pledges to send help to France to control migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d03eaa2c5b940e781f5735928ae6ed3Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:19:11 GMTLONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron offered Friday to send sniffer dogs and fencing to help control the surge in migrants trying to cross into Britain, pledging to work closely with French authorities to get a grip on the crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d03eaa2c5b940e781f5735928ae6ed3AP PHOTOS: New Russian Army store opens in Moscowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3608a59dfa68478b9e6c21b0caed155dFri, 31 Jul 2015 12:14:57 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Perhaps in response to President Vladimir Putin's increasingly militaristic policies, The Russian Army Store opened earlier this summer in Moscow as an upmarket venue selling a wide range of patriotic goods — from mugs with Putin's portrait to limited-edition clothing like a leather jacket costing over $1,500.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3608a59dfa68478b9e6c21b0caed155d