FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Jul 2016 05:10:27 -07:00Syrian troops tighten Aleppo siege, tell gunmen to give up, 26 Jul 2016 11:31:47 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces on Tuesday captured new ground on the northwestern edge of the city of Aleppo, tightening the siege on rebel-held parts of the metropolis where some 300,000 people live, activists said. Latest: Archbishop of Rouen: Slain priest was 84, 26 Jul 2016 11:13:50 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the hostage-taking in the French region of Normandy. (all times local): Man with swords in both hands menaced people in park, 26 Jul 2016 11:12:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say they had to use a stun gun to subdue a man who was menacing people at a Brooklyn park with swords in both hands. Latest: Japan attack victims included 10 women, 9 men, 26 Jul 2016 10:51:30 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's knife attack at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 dead (all times local): Latest: Clinton ascends to nomination, will make history, 26 Jul 2016 10:30:34 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times local): Turkish generals, former Istanbul governor detained, 26 Jul 2016 10:24:50 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Turkish generals serving in Afghanistan and a former Istanbul governor have been detained as part of a crackdown in the wake of Turkey's July 15 failed coup. Vietnam prime minister vows to defend sovereignty, 26 Jul 2016 10:23:43 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's prime minister vowed to defend the country's sovereignty in the South China Sea as he was re-elected Tuesday by the rubber-stamp National Assembly.'s opposition warns against post-coup witch hunt, 26 Jul 2016 12:07:56 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's opposition leader warned Tuesday against a government witch hunt following Turkey's failed coup, saying it would cast a shadow on the democracy that those who opposed the insurrection tried to protect. Russian canoeists, including Olympic champ, get Rio bans, 26 Jul 2016 10:52:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Olympic champion Alexander Dyachenko and four other Russian canoeists have been barred from competing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after being named in a recent report alleging a state-sponsored doping cover-up. woman charged after dog left in hot car dies, 26 Jul 2016 11:16:33 GMTFALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Police say a dog died after it was left in a hot car outside a northern Virginia pet store on a day when temperatures in the region hit 100 degrees. officer shot, suspect dead after chase, gunfire, 26 Jul 2016 12:06:03 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police said one officer was shot and another suffered minor injuries when a suspect in a car chase opened fire on them. The suspect was later killed in an exchange of gunfire with police. company pleads guilty over 'Star Wars' onset accident, 26 Jul 2016 10:26:46 GMTLONDON (AP) — A film production company has admitted health and safety breaches over an accident on the set of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in which Harrison Ford broke his leg. attackers, 1 hostage killed in in Normandy church, 26 Jul 2016 10:21:18 GMTPARIS (AP) — Two attackers seized hostages Tuesday in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing one hostage by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, a French security official said. Latest: Hollande suspects IS in church attack, 26 Jul 2016 11:56:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the hostage-taking in the French region of Normandy. (all times local): Warning didn't keep slain son safe at Florida nightclub, 26 Jul 2016 11:27:40 GMTFORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby's life. Sudan president replaces rival as vice president, 26 Jul 2016 11:36:59 GMTJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's president on Tuesday replaced his deputy and opposition leader Riek Machar, who fled into hiding this month amid renewed clashes with government forces. The move threatens an already fragile peace deal in a country ravaged by civil war. president suggests Islamic State group is behind church attack that left priest dead, 26 Jul 2016 11:43:15 GMTPARIS (AP) — French president suggests Islamic State group is behind church attack that left priest dead. police say shots fired at Berlin hospital, 26 Jul 2016 11:42:42 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German police say shots have been fired at a hospital in Berlin. They said the shots were fired Tuesday around 1 p.m. local time at a hospital in the southwestern neighborhood of Steglitz. pole nearly impales South Florida girl in minivan, 26 Jul 2016 10:45:34 GMTCORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A metal pole went through the windshield of a minivan that crashed through a fence in South Florida and narrowly missed hitting a 4-year-old girl sitting in a car seat. attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot dead, 26 Jul 2016 11:28:21 GMTPARIS (AP) — Two attackers invaded a church Tuesday during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. aide to China: S. China Sea tensions should be reduced, 26 Jul 2016 11:09:49 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A senior U.S. government official says National Security Adviser Susan Rice told Chinese officials that countries should work to reduce tensions in the South China Sea, but that the U.S. would continue to carry out military operations there that have angered Beijing. Rod Blagojevich isn't 'deserving of leniency', 26 Jul 2016 11:06:37 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say statements that imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has made prove he isn't "deserving of leniency." cost-cutting pushes it beyond Wall Street's 2Q hopes, 26 Jul 2016 11:04:19 GMTWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — DuPont topped most expectations in the second quarter as the chemical maker cut costs ahead of its tie up with Dow Chemical, and it upped its profit outlook for the year. India rains kill 7, force 1.2 million from homes, 26 Jul 2016 11:20:19 GMTGAUHATI, India (AP) — Heavy rains and floods have killed at least seven people and forced around 1.2 million to leave their water-logged homes in India's northeastern state of Assam. to display ancient mummy with modern-day afflictions, 26 Jul 2016 11:46:51 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's national museum says it will put on display later this week a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy that shows signs of some modern-day afflictions., hard days ahead for firefighters on California blaze, 26 Jul 2016 10:21:43 GMTSANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Most of the roughly 20,000 evacuees forced out by a wildfire have been cleared to go home, but firefighters still had huge work ahead in taming a massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles. Different reactions in booth and on floor, 26 Jul 2016 11:58:28 GMTCBS News' Scott Pelley was succinct: "Bernie Sanders heals the breach." beats Street 2Q forecasts, 26 Jul 2016 11:50:54 GMTPEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $550 million. Latest: WADA warns about level of insufficient testing, 26 Jul 2016 12:06:04 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): filmmaker Mohamed Khan has died at 73, 26 Jul 2016 11:07:55 GMTCAIRO (AP) — One of Egypt's best-known film directors, Mohammed Khan, whose realism shed light on the country's urban landscape since the 1980s, has died. He was 73. official says major offensive against IS underway, 26 Jul 2016 10:46:53 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a military offensive has been launched against the Islamic State group in the country's far eastern region. rightwing leader compares female pol to blow-up doll, 26 Jul 2016 10:38:08 GMTMILAN (AP) — The outspoken leader of Italy's right-wing, anti-EU Northern League party has refused to apologize for comparing the lower house speaker to a blow-up sex doll. InBev ups offer for SABMiller after Brexit pound slump, 26 Jul 2016 11:49:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds ($58.98) per share after pressure from investors who had seen the value of the bid drop as the pound declined following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. investigate mom who livestreamed daughter's beating, 26 Jul 2016 11:25:52 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia have turned over to child welfare authorities the case of a mother who took over her daughter's Facebook page and streamed a live video of herself beating the teen. suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia, 26 Jul 2016 11:49:13 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the U.N. Mine Action Service offices and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven guards, Somali police officials said. readies prison island for drug convict executions, 26 Jul 2016 10:55:10 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has beefed up security at Nusa Kambangan prison island as authorities prepare to execute people convicted of drug crimes for the third time since President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was elected in 2014. who killed 2 young boys sentenced to life in prison, 26 Jul 2016 11:25:57 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A court near Berlin on Tuesday convicted a 33-year-old German security guard of kidnapping, abusing and murdering two small boys — including a child refugee — and sentenced the man to life in prison. pastor expelled from Russia in LGBT case, 26 Jul 2016 10:45:58 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Jim Mulcahy was sitting with some Russian friends, munching cookies and talking about Roman mosaics, when the Russian police came and took him away, claiming he was planning to perform a same-sex marriage. Hours later, the American pastor was ordered to leave Russia. tops Street 2Q forecasts, 26 Jul 2016 10:25:17 GMTWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — DuPont Co. (DD) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.02 billion., Metallica set for Global Citizen Festival, 26 Jul 2016 11:05:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Metallica, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer and Selena Gomez will headline the 2016 Global Citizen Festival this fall. relax curfew in Kashmir city; protests persist, 26 Jul 2016 11:41:29 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities lifted a curfew in most of Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city Tuesday after a 17-day security lockdown, but shops and businesses remained shut due to a strike called to protest Indian rule in the Himalayan region. Latest: Sarandon waits to be convinced to back Clinton, 26 Jul 2016 11:02:59 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times local): mother tells court missing toddler is dead, 26 Jul 2016 11:13:39 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Miami police are continuing to search for a missing 2-year-old, even though the child's mother has told a judge that the child died. says N. Korea should learn from Iran, end nuclear arms, 26 Jul 2016 11:03:39 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons — when the world is trying to rid itself of them — is "very provocative and deeply concerning," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday, warning that there will be consequences if it does not stop. shooting of man with gun in boot deemed justified, 26 Jul 2016 10:39:42 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor says two Cleveland park rangers were justified in fatally shooting an arrested man who fired at one of them with a gun he had stashed in his boot. accused of stabbing autistic boy with needle 6 times, 26 Jul 2016 10:55:14 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials say a nurse caught on videotape stabbing an autistic boy with a hypodermic needle to control his behavior has agreed to surrender her license during the investigation. heat blamed for problem prompting hotel evacuation, 26 Jul 2016 11:23:23 GMTWARREN, Mich. (AP) — Officials say the use of a heater in a Detroit-area hotel room raised carbon monoxide levels to a dangerous high, causing a couple and their dog to pass out and forcing the evacuation of the establishment. foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people, 26 Jul 2016 10:47:51 GMTSAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death. officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks, 26 Jul 2016 10:42:41 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Top security officials in Germany called Tuesday for tougher security screening of asylum-seekers and also announced that more police officers will be hired following four attacks in the country in the span of a week — two of them claimed by the extremist Islamic State group. company guilty in 'Star Wars' accident that broke leg, 26 Jul 2016 10:56:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — A film production company on Tuesday admitted health and safety breaches over an accident on the set of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" that broke the leg of star Harrison Ford.