FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:20:06 -07:00Cyprus church leader to seek lifting of Syria embargohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b04d90732ad74e70af0caf58277340ccWed, 27 Jul 2016 15:02:52 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The head of Cyprus' Orthodox Christian Church says he will petition European and U.S. diplomats to quickly lift an embargo against Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b04d90732ad74e70af0caf58277340ccThe Latest: Aides: Pelosi has raised more than $93 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15f58c7418b14f24802815a6423ac89cWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:22:20 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15f58c7418b14f24802815a6423ac89cLong-time Lilly CEO Lechleiter to retire in Decemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcc414661cbe40829d70d4a00f9325b9Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:13:55 GMTEli Lilly Chairman and CEO John C. Lechleiter will retire in December after leading the drugmaker through a challenging period in which it lost U.S. patent protection for several top-selling products.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcc414661cbe40829d70d4a00f9325b9Ex-Thai PM opposes army-proposed constitution up for votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6109b4596b1b4c928f2ee3d826fdf851Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:07:25 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The head of Thailand's oldest political party on Wednesday joined a growing chorus of voices opposed to a new constitution proposed by the military government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6109b4596b1b4c928f2ee3d826fdf851US general says IS in Afghanistan linked to parent grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a48ed32203a9438ab395a9b5d58a7b04Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:27:17 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. Army general in charge of American and NATO troops in Afghanistan says the Islamic State group presence in the country is directly linked to the parent organization in Iraq and Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a48ed32203a9438ab395a9b5d58a7b04Kuwait Shiite lawmaker sentenced to jail for Saudi 'insults'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d098cac68219486ca71d9f36fbde5624Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:24:50 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — A lawyer in Kuwait says a criminal court there has sentenced an outspoken Shiite lawmaker to more than 14 years prison for insulting the governments of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d098cac68219486ca71d9f36fbde5624Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dca69de75794431e95cffda6b6812581Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:42:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster, John Hinckley Jr. will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full time with his mother in Virginia, a judge ruled Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dca69de75794431e95cffda6b6812581Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85df5ca4bf3547d1addfa3e636aafa5fWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:53:32 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85df5ca4bf3547d1addfa3e636aafa5fCorrection: Immigration Overload storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b928275018574dfe988f8b0e26e6e50fWed, 27 Jul 2016 15:07:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 26 about refugee programs for Central Americans being expanded by the Obama administration, The Associated Press reported erroneously that that expansion of a program to allow children to reunite with parents in the United States legally would also now allow some of their unmarried siblings to move to the U.S. The siblings are not required to be unmarried.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b928275018574dfe988f8b0e26e6e50fThe Latest: Aide: Clinton briefed on DNC email hack attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e54e13ca7e45bc97ec9023b895aaeaWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:51:58 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e54e13ca7e45bc97ec9023b895aaeaRodney Childers suspended 1 race by NASCAR for loose lug nuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/286abd557c394bdcaa4ad7b437cc512bWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:28:22 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR has suspended the crew chief for Kevin Harvick for an improperly installed lug nut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/286abd557c394bdcaa4ad7b437cc512bThe Latest: Trump: Clinton is afraid to take questionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f485cca9a19c40a7b10bcf5281aa8f57Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:06:00 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f485cca9a19c40a7b10bcf5281aa8f57Putin spokesman disputes Russia ties in political hackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ac033f4fcf24cafbb21444a49cfb760Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:41:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ac033f4fcf24cafbb21444a49cfb760Man dies after being arrested by Virginia police officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4710ee5eddb47a9947c95746ac1c83cWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:22:57 GMTCHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a man who collapsed in the back of a squad car.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4710ee5eddb47a9947c95746ac1c83cIraq: Attacks kill at least 14; province takes on militantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe13df8a872b4fdf86a2eb6832789d1fWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:07:32 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Militants unleashed a series of attacks Wednesday in and around Baghdad, killing at least 14 people, officials said. South of the Iraqi capital, a provincial council approved a decision allowing authorities to demolish homes of convicted militants and banish their families from the province.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe13df8a872b4fdf86a2eb6832789d1fDark smoke hangs over scenic stretch of California coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/def899913ea7496c8e5d0912c5ee85f1Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:59:14 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire was fouling the summer season on a beloved and scenic stretch of the California coast, where smoke and the threat of flames forced the closure of state parks near Big Sur.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/def899913ea7496c8e5d0912c5ee85f1WTO chief: global trade not main culprit for lost US jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f73d3a95481a4e58b58667a8d8eab61eWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:42 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Global trade is not the main cause for the loss of manufacturing jobs in places like the United States and needs to be defended from its critics, the chief of the World Trade Organization said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f73d3a95481a4e58b58667a8d8eab61eName and Shame? Obama points to Russia on DNC email hackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0b924db9f33451f993d62469f4c7a76Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's decision to identify Russia as almost certainly the culprit in hacking the Democratic National Committee and releasing politically embarrassing emails fits his administration's new penchant for openly blaming foreign governments for such break-ins.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0b924db9f33451f993d62469f4c7a76The Latest: Trump: Biden misstated rhetoric on Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87ab648da95b4c69af4fc39cb0d1eb5dWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:37:25 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87ab648da95b4c69af4fc39cb0d1eb5dEU again chides Poland over rule of law; threatens sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb724d99c0354ea2bf1dbe0dbee51bd5Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:01:47 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive branch on Wednesday escalated its dispute over Poland's democratic credentials, giving Warsaw three months to fix perceived legislative flaws regarding the country's top constitutional court or having EU sanctions move closer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb724d99c0354ea2bf1dbe0dbee51bd5EU Commission refrains from fining Spain, Portugalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b1e45867a4b4b149505e98d75b51eb9Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:43:20 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive refrained Wednesday from calling for heavy fines against Spain and Portugal for breaching budget rules and sought instead to set "new fiscal paths" for the two countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b1e45867a4b4b149505e98d75b51eb9Latest: Southern California fire now 40 percent containedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0745542fa0746609febcf24cb0d784bWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:12:43 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0745542fa0746609febcf24cb0d784bThousands of Russian Orthodox gather in Kiev despite threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5063a70f0d4c4192b6c1458466065a5bWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:42:10 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of Russian Orthodox Christian pilgrims on Wednesday reached the center of Ukraine's capital and finished their procession to the city's most revered monastery after their march was disrupted a day earlier.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5063a70f0d4c4192b6c1458466065a5bDubai's DP World reaches deal to expand port in Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a457624c74dd4c54ac5e4b91ae8ef5a5Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:15:08 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Port operator DP World says it has reached a deal to help expand a seaport in Taiwan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a457624c74dd4c54ac5e4b91ae8ef5a5Pope Francis: The world's at war, but not a war of religionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83d82dae177542d8b2efb86ddd22f421Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:43:42 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said Wednesday as he traveled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest in France.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83d82dae177542d8b2efb86ddd22f421Kerry talks with new Philippine president critical of UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d01a8d72451949bb9e5201966b727f38Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:11:12 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat shared a working lunch Wednesday with the new Philippine president, who has criticized U.S. security policies and publicly made friendly overtures to China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d01a8d72451949bb9e5201966b727f38About 70 protesters arrested at Minnesota governor's mansionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d2d135efb7248dbb0ad8b12ccbc421cWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:41:39 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nearly 70 people have been arrested as officers cleared demonstrators from the street in front of the Minnesota governor's mansion, police in St. Paul said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d2d135efb7248dbb0ad8b12ccbc421cChicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a414fcd477b5468f95cbb9a38f1152e6Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:45:04 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police union is asking officers to refuse to work overtime during the Labor Day weekend to protest the "disrespect" of police and the recent slayings of officers around the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a414fcd477b5468f95cbb9a38f1152e6Mugabe: 'Severe' punishment for loyalists after criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8d9408329c2460dba05eeeedebb4fd3Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:02 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's 92-year-old president on Wednesday said the longtime loyalists who turned against him last week should face "severe" punishment, and he vowed to stay in power for "a long time."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8d9408329c2460dba05eeeedebb4fd3Coca-Cola cuts sales outlook amid weak international demandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c78eb4a944164427ac31d779f6c8cacdWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:41:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola trimmed its sales outlook for the year Wednesday, citing weakening demand in major international markets including China and part of South America.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c78eb4a944164427ac31d779f6c8cacdPolice arrest man accused of selling false cure for cancerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35ee180831074196b8d49a9973eb64fbWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:37 GMTMANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Virginia man accused of selling people a false cure for cancer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35ee180831074196b8d49a9973eb64fbPending US home sales improved slightly in Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dca911fd1084aa2af6ea6355986f419Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:07:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes crept up in June, a possible indication that the recent growth in real estate sales is still on track.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dca911fd1084aa2af6ea6355986f419Manslaughter charge dismissed for Florida deputy who said he fatally shot black man with air rifle in self-defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1decdb143a8444febf987e360fa72566Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:29:47 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Manslaughter charge dismissed for Florida deputy who said he fatally shot black man with air rifle in self-defense.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1decdb143a8444febf987e360fa72566Egypt asks IMF for $12 billion loan amid struggling economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9c405a38081413084976760c823abb7Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:00:52 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt is in the "final stages" of negotiating an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to secure a $12 billion loan over three years, while targeting more loans totaling $7 billion annually, according to a Cabinet statement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9c405a38081413084976760c823abb7The Latest: Reagan shooter can leave hospital, live in Va.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9445a5fc7d4aa19e8f9b7b4e6c0025Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:46:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a judge's ruling that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, John Hinckley Jr., can live full-time outside a mental hospital (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9445a5fc7d4aa19e8f9b7b4e6c0025Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b95264d20a7459885f65f92467e3d71Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:47:42 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b95264d20a7459885f65f92467e3d71Egypt's scholars reject government-written sermonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/985b0c71898b4c2ea7f3a0da948aa73eWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:48:42 GMTCAIRO (AP) — In a rebuke to the Egyptian government, the top religious scholars of Egypt's Al-Azhar have rejected new government measures to standardize Friday sermons, saying such a step would "freeze" the development of religious discourse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/985b0c71898b4c2ea7f3a0da948aa73eMan accused of killing niece, hurting nephew to 'quiet' themhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aaf065acfec4c76b7fd847a9959f07bWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:28:54 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of fatally shooting his young niece and wounding his nephew when he tried to "quiet them" has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aaf065acfec4c76b7fd847a9959f07bFamily fears Burundi journalist arrested last week is deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/910d1587a14346818d0fc0c8bce95a29Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:08:02 GMTKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The family of a Burundian journalist who was arrested last week, reportedly by the country's National Intelligence Service, now fears he is dead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/910d1587a14346818d0fc0c8bce95a29Aide: Hillary Clinton 'alarmed' by Russia link to DNC hackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a09433eb254e2f92ebc9565420afc1Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:01:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a09433eb254e2f92ebc9565420afc1Grain higher, livestock lowerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29fb13ad2a45488f955aff8f59aa755cWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:33:07 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29fb13ad2a45488f955aff8f59aa755cOlympics will showcase Brazil's diversity _ and tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e603ac3d29ac4b12ad21281a48576f19Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:18:34 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rafaela Silva hoped to get an Olympic gold medal four years ago in London. Instead she got racial abuse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e603ac3d29ac4b12ad21281a48576f19Washington scientist launches effort to digitize all fishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c07e569a02f54a71bd59bb384f158a0fWed, 27 Jul 2016 15:05:08 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of stingray and other fish.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c07e569a02f54a71bd59bb384f158a0fCash crunch: When customers pay late, businesses jugglehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1fe3bda80aa4c5a837f84c3ef335293Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:51:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners are contending with a calendar problem that becomes a cash flow problem — they're waiting longer to get paid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1fe3bda80aa4c5a837f84c3ef335293Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f986a4257ae41abbbd6fbe2b94e6444Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:52:11 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f986a4257ae41abbbd6fbe2b94e6444Orders for durable goods plunged in Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d97811a1e468459896dd1d2ee10a9ae6Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:46:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in June by the largest amount in nearly two years, reflecting a big decline in the volatile category of commercial aircraft and broad weakness across a number of other areas. The key category that tracks business investment eked out a small gain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d97811a1e468459896dd1d2ee10a9ae6It's her party now: Ex-presidents handoff to Hillary Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6008560cb5f143a69b00dd8a122519fcWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:26:29 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's her party now.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6008560cb5f143a69b00dd8a122519fc9/11 worker pleads for medical coverage with billboardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a9627aa4ce4467bd108f1bf8e06ae8Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:55:16 GMTWEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to have his kidney disease added to the list of covered conditions by a fund to help Ground Zero workers with health problems.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a9627aa4ce4467bd108f1bf8e06ae8Authorities: Landlord accused of harassing tenantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32e7cdf281a04669a54c01d616ffca41Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:13:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A landlord, property manager and contractor are accused of driving a rent-stabilized family out of their Manhattan apartment by demolishing the building around them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32e7cdf281a04669a54c01d616ffca41J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbf9e6d453404b7bb9ae0344b0a036beWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:23:32 GMTLONDON (AP) — Celebrated South African novelist J.M. Coetzee and U.S. Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout are among the contenders announced Wednesday for Britain's prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbf9e6d453404b7bb9ae0344b0a036be