FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 24 Aug 2017 03:27:46 -07:00Tanzania to use drones to deliver medicineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a0ca764187343fd92422ef578f660f8Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:09:30 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Drones will soon be used in Tanzania to deliver medicines to health facilities across the East African country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a0ca764187343fd92422ef578f660f8Sudan: Russian ambassador found dead in Khartoum residencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3c33b0ec3341f7919548dca1d5baf6Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:29:22 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Sudan's foreign ministry says Russia's ambassador to the African country has been found dead in his residence in Khartoum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3c33b0ec3341f7919548dca1d5baf6George Strait, Dolly Parton, late Glen Campbell given honorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a59a80422d1e4b36909c8f4dfd6a6644Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:05:57 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The country music community honored the late Glen Campbell during the 11th annual Academy of Country Music Honors in Nashville, Tennessee, following his death this month at the age of 81.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a59a80422d1e4b36909c8f4dfd6a6644The Latest: Trump calls for patriotism, national healinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50fba0197afc4a6498e39e2fe28eed00Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:05:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50fba0197afc4a6498e39e2fe28eed00UAE imprisons transgender Singaporean, friend for their lookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ad07fd1d85e4b5d8bf6dbc2514e9602Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:34:17 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A transgender Singaporean and her friend have been sentenced to a year in prison in the capital of the United Arab Emirates for dressing in a feminine way, friends and family say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ad07fd1d85e4b5d8bf6dbc2514e9602Ship collision exposes Southeast Asian territorial spathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d04f5c875e44dcb95f4c32f85b11329Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:07:02 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker has exposed a long-simmering dispute between Singapore and Malaysia over which country should control a 60-meter (197-foot) wide guano-encrusted outcropping at the edge of the South China Sea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d04f5c875e44dcb95f4c32f85b11329Cross-burning victims wonder why priest is confessing nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b060c128c64c40faa2fb73439c186a0aThu, 24 Aug 2017 09:32:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn't given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b060c128c64c40faa2fb73439c186a0aOrphaned kids build new lives after Sierra Leone's mudslideshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/412a8650d5f54f87bdd1ecf824664f9aThu, 24 Aug 2017 09:58:38 GMTFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Seven-year-old Ali Mansaray must build a new life for himself after surviving the mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 500 people, including his parents, in Sierra Leone last week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/412a8650d5f54f87bdd1ecf824664f9aUS general vows to annihilate IS in Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f633a1b1ead4a0faf03d9441616d334Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:43:12 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The top U.S. general in Afghanistan is vowing to annihilate the Islamic State group affiliate in the country, crush remnants of al-Qaida and urge the Taliban to pursue diplomacy, telling them they cannot win on the battlefield.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f633a1b1ead4a0faf03d9441616d334Czechs hand over suspect in Vietnam kidnapping to Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd8ec9b274a740809f0efd925da91351Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:25:52 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say a Vietnamese man suspected of hiring a van used to kidnap a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin has been handed over by the Czech Republic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd8ec9b274a740809f0efd925da91351Hurricane warning issued for Texas Gulf coast as Tropical Storm Harvey approacheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4975013a7a8743e29f497653ee311dcbThu, 24 Aug 2017 10:11:37 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane warning issued for Texas Gulf coast as Tropical Storm Harvey approaches.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4975013a7a8743e29f497653ee311dcbSpain: Police identify 2nd suspect killed in Alcanar blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a19a3c94006b49e29231c24c985e7432Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:37:39 GMTMADRID (AP) — Catalan police have identified the body of the second suspect killed in a blast at the house where the cell that carried out the attacks in and near Barcelona was preparing bombs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a19a3c94006b49e29231c24c985e7432Tanzania to use drone network to deliver critical medicineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/641bf9465b07476c906e1e25bccaba03Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:18:26 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Drones soon will be used in Tanzania to deliver medicines to health facilities across the East African country, continuing a trend of African governments embracing drone networks to deliver critical services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/641bf9465b07476c906e1e25bccaba03Small town miles from Moscow sees a political awakeninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b735fea074184b5fb3cfbe2d1ecde270Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:41:01 GMTVYKSA, Russia (AP) — Russia's political opposition faces an uphill battle against President Vladimir Putin in next year's election. But it is finding some support sprouting up in unlikely places — the sleepy provincial towns like Vyksa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b735fea074184b5fb3cfbe2d1ecde270The Latest: Official: Largest jackpot won by single tickethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0276512183c4a5faf544a24eeed1cd3Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:08:59 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on $758.7 million Powerball drawing (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0276512183c4a5faf544a24eeed1cd3European aviation agency orders Airbus A350 safety fixhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2e3b941e34149958e20f32e8b96a863Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:08:45 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an air worthiness directive about Airbus's A350-941 aircraft, warning that a problem could lead to an engine explosion under certain conditions if not corrected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2e3b941e34149958e20f32e8b96a863Republican agenda threatened by Trump-McConnell feudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54249627d45a47d2a003a33e124fdf5fThu, 24 Aug 2017 08:07:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump can't enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell may not have a majority to lead without Trump's help. It's simple, and still so complicated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54249627d45a47d2a003a33e124fdf5fLate deal averts Portugal strike expected to affect airportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f93198b44bcf453495b074b10eec492eThu, 24 Aug 2017 09:38:44 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese immigration inspectors have called off a two-day strike hours before it was due to begin, following an agreement with the government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f93198b44bcf453495b074b10eec492e12 dead as strong typhoon floods Macau, southern Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dac900e76a964256ba06c5f4dd6e4d2cThu, 24 Aug 2017 09:26:34 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dac900e76a964256ba06c5f4dd6e4d2cHill loses no-hit try on HR in 10th, Pirates top Dodgers 1-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f9d6c29d274b41b876ecd569cb5b61Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:31:04 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Rich Hill's first 98 pitches left the Pittsburgh Pirates confounded, occasionally fuming and absolutely hitless. His 99th turned a potentially historic night by the Los Angeles Dodgers lefty into something else entirely:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f9d6c29d274b41b876ecd569cb5b61Top UK cellphone seller blames weak pound for profit warninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912e0f72507146a1acebd7e386a9c787Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:03:25 GMTLONDON (AP) — Shares in Dixons Carphone PLC, Britain's biggest electricals retailer, slumped Thursday after the company warned that its profits this year would be lower than expected, partly because consumers are not upgrading their mobile devices as frequently as before in the wake of the pound's slump since last year's Brexit vote.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912e0f72507146a1acebd7e386a9c787Danish police search for dead Swedish journalist's clotheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9c834d38a4242b78ede8e2c08201bc2Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:16:55 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say the torso of Swedish reporter Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on a submarine that sank, was found naked and they are now searching for her clothes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9c834d38a4242b78ede8e2c08201bc2Migrants clash with police clearing Rome piazzahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4557cfd8582545ed80a50b2822a64037Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:17:05 GMTMILAN (AP) — Migrants have thrown rocks, bottles and gas cans at police in riot gear who were clearing about 100 people from a Rome piazza that has been occupied since 2013.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4557cfd8582545ed80a50b2822a64037Thailand awaits verdict that could send former PM to prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a8ca183af4f4f16bf30a1e5395639d3Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:12:07 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Friends and foes alike of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra are anxiously awaiting a verdict Friday by the Supreme Court on charges she was criminally negligent in implementing a rice subsidy program that is estimated to have cost the government as much as $17 billion and could send her to prison for 10 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a8ca183af4f4f16bf30a1e5395639d3Global markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef3f1eed35c4969a0960f1abf650bf1Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:08:33 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Thursday as investors awaited speeches by the world's top central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wyoming.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef3f1eed35c4969a0960f1abf650bf1Defamation case against BBC reporter in Thailand withdrawnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1b20d08f5a4ba6ac03eda4d7d3f32fThu, 24 Aug 2017 08:43:29 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — A Thai lawyer has withdrawn a criminal defamation case against a British BBC journalist involving a report on foreigners being defrauded of property, the BBC says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1b20d08f5a4ba6ac03eda4d7d3f32f10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8950a0698cb84da8955a7bcb5e1eb42aThu, 24 Aug 2017 09:49:36 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8950a0698cb84da8955a7bcb5e1eb42aDutch police detain suspect in concert terror threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffd3718c9aa2447ca11491f5e1bae565Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:19:30 GMTROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police investigating a terror threat that prompted the cancellation of a concert by an American rock band in Rotterdam arrested a 22-year-old man in the early hours of Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffd3718c9aa2447ca11491f5e1bae565At least 950 killed in South Asia's annual monsoon floodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e574b90ea84d39b48e7272fae05e3aThu, 24 Aug 2017 10:09:57 GMTPATNA, India (AP) — Devastating floods triggered by seasonal monsoon rains have killed more than 950 people and affected close to 40 million across northern India, southern Nepal and northern Bangladesh, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e574b90ea84d39b48e7272fae05e3aSwiss police: 8 missing after mudslide near Italian borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/140c412d6b124a00a96ad0a787de12fdThu, 24 Aug 2017 09:26:45 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Police say eight people are still missing a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small Swiss village near the Italian border.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/140c412d6b124a00a96ad0a787de12fdFlorida to execute man convicted in race-motivated murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b689429e73574cbdb39f8b384cebf698Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:10:15 GMTGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The drug etomidate has never before been used in any U.S. execution, but the state of Florida hopes that won't result in the state's first execution in more than 18 months being halted by the nation's highest court Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b689429e73574cbdb39f8b384cebf698Civilian drills grow lax among South Koreans used to threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d065899aedba4721b6a5a36532b4ca31Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:44:03 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Once or twice a year, activity on the streets of South Korea's capital freezes as a wailing siren marks a nationwide drill aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack. Cars stop on roads. Pedestrians move into buildings and subway stations. Government buildings are evacuated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d065899aedba4721b6a5a36532b4ca31Harvey regains tropical storm strength in Gulf of Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea031b812e14027a454bc56d0ca1e86Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:20:57 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Harvey regained tropical storm strength as it drifted in the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas early Thursday and forecasters said it could become a hurricane.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea031b812e14027a454bc56d0ca1e86Albania police step up security following Europe attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e22c135703547d5b0c7abd787d95b18Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:57:06 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Police in Albania say that they have increased security in the country following terror threats and attacks in Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e22c135703547d5b0c7abd787d95b18Yemenis backing ex-leader rally amid strains in rebel camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d70593d06dd14ef499f33bb9d1ba6dd7Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:25:38 GMTSANAA (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have rallied in Sanaa in a public show of support for a former president amid rising tension between his loyalists and Shiite Houthi rebels, components of the rebel alliance fighting a Saudi-led coalition in the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d70593d06dd14ef499f33bb9d1ba6dd7The Latest: Dutch counterterror chief praises police actionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f23f8952d444a46ae626b06d0ff75aaThu, 24 Aug 2017 09:47:14 GMTROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the threat in the Dutch city Rotterdam (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f23f8952d444a46ae626b06d0ff75aa16 dead as strong typhoon floods Macau, southern Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e858c51dfd5645ae8901d44320f30a25Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:55:42 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 16 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e858c51dfd5645ae8901d44320f30a25Indian cities on lockdown before guru's rape trial verdicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11985c6843de43509b2c5abf4d129b12Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:19:42 GMTPANCHKULA, India (AP) — Several north Indian cities were under a security lockdown Thursday, a day before a court was expected to issue a verdict in a rape case involving the flamboyant leader of a quasi-religious sect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11985c6843de43509b2c5abf4d129b12Many addicts seeking opioid recovery find relapse and fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df96af3f920945ad97164360c171b6dcThu, 24 Aug 2017 08:10:44 GMTDELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Reflections treatment center looked like just the place for Michelle Holley's youngest daughter to kick heroin. Instead, as with dozens of other Florida substance abuse treatment facilities, the owner was more interested in defrauding insurance companies by keeping addicts hooked, her family says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df96af3f920945ad97164360c171b6dcThe Latest: Hurricane warning issued for Texas coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52bad4d61a904c6ca820ddefb8ec7014Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:13:54 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52bad4d61a904c6ca820ddefb8ec7014Swiss woman indicted over bid to join IS group in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12724c3ccdff45d3bfdec63d5fff7e40Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:53:37 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's attorney general has indicted a Swiss woman suspected of trying to reach Syria to join the Islamic State group with her four-year-old child in tow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12724c3ccdff45d3bfdec63d5fff7e40Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speecheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba96b9d18a94b7cb05b56e2cd080adcThu, 24 Aug 2017 08:18:59 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Within a 24-hour span, President Donald Trump delivered one speech in which he tore into the media and members of his own party, and a second in which he called for national unity and love.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba96b9d18a94b7cb05b56e2cd080adcCharlottesville, DOJ to host 'community recovery' town hallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f68e2f776f2a4627a310ddf19d5222ddThu, 24 Aug 2017 08:40:17 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville residents are getting a chance to talk with city officials about a white nationalist rally earlier this month that devolved into deadly violence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f68e2f776f2a4627a310ddf19d5222ddFacing big fights, Kelly seeks to restore White House orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c7dadec9d734174bb9a1f1c27ad8ef8Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:01:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In his first month on the job, White House chief of staff John Kelly has made significant progress toward imposing discipline on a chaotic operation, even as it's clear he still struggles to have the same effect on the president himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c7dadec9d734174bb9a1f1c27ad8ef8Image of Asia: Stray dog runs across Indian honor cordonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2256b299f830476eae6c607a411d6860Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:16:49 GMTIn this photo by Associated Press photographer Manish Swarup, a stray dog runs behind Indian soldiers before the start of a ceremonial welcome at the presidential palace in New Delhi.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2256b299f830476eae6c607a411d6860In Kiev, Mattis says Moscow wants to redraw borders by forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1312140d528d4154b329fb80e3859158Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:23:14 GMTKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is accusing Russia of trying to redraw international borders by force.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1312140d528d4154b329fb80e3859158UK immigration falls as EU nationals leave after Brexit votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f09479b2f6764ef083b25601bb6cad87Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:47:30 GMTLONDON (AP) — Official figures say net migration to Britain has fallen to a three-year low as European Union nationals leave the country following Britain's 2016 vote to quit the bloc.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f09479b2f6764ef083b25601bb6cad87Thai ex-PM appeals to supporters to stay away from courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fa289ea04ae4e62bbbf928e8ed96bb6Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:49:26 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is urging supporters to stay away from court as she faces the possibility of spending 10 years behind bars for a policy that prosecutors claim cost the country as much as $17 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fa289ea04ae4e62bbbf928e8ed96bb6Angola awaits election results amid opposition complaintshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/642c339356bd45e0a73606375b052eb9Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:03:49 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angolans are awaiting the results of an election in which the defense minister is the front-runner to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who will quit after 38 years in power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/642c339356bd45e0a73606375b052eb9Kosovo election winners fail to elect parliament speakerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55e30c632a3747df991bf757be3eb27bThu, 24 Aug 2017 09:44:49 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The nomination of Kosovo's new prime minister has been delayed after the winners of the June 11 election failed to gather enough votes to elect the new parliament speaker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55e30c632a3747df991bf757be3eb27b