FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 31 Jul 2015 06:23:22 -07:00Watchdog groups quick to criticize IOC over Beijing in 2022, 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.'s president renews state of emergency for additional 2 months, 31 Jul 2015 11:37:07 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president renews state of emergency for additional 2 months. selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics, 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.'s body in crib leads police to review sister's death, 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. charged with shooting at Zimmerman faces jail again, 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. attacks headquarters of US-backed Syrian rebels, 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. misses 2Q profit forecasts, 31 Jul 2015 12:19:47 GMTIRVING, Texas (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $4.19 billion. US statements on attacking Tehran violates nuke deal, 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. to Beijing's victory as 2022 Winter Olympic host, 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: drops, other global markets mixed after US data, 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. minister: over 100,000 immigrants so far in 2015, 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. 4 Indians have been held near Libya's Sirte town, 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. Beals criticized for leaving dog in car in Canada, 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. American lion killer's extradition being sought, 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. in West Bank kills Palestinian child, homes torched, 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. Food Program cuts aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan, 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. week of searching, no sign of boys lost at sea, 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. it, turn it: Rubik's Cube championship this weekend, 31 Jul 2015 12:20:44 GMTHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — It's a puzzle most people never could figure out. Taliban praise new leader in effort to rally ranks, 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., inflation stable in 19-nation eurozone, 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. summons pregnant inmate on abortion desire, 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.'s president extends state of emergency 2 more months, 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. to restore college grants for some prison inmates, 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.'s Mora: Diddy's son still on football team after dustup, 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.'s central bank cuts key interest rate, 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. man Dan Rather isn't the retiring type, 31 Jul 2015 12:58:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — At age 83, Dan Rather is starting over. ex-TEPCO execs to face criminal charges in nuclear crisis, 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. leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-election, 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. orders Jerusalem gay pride attacker remain in custody, 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. wage growth falls to record-slow pace in 2nd quarter, 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. Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man, 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. government to end migrant standoff with provinces, 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. strike in Ghana, demand better conditions, 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. seeds Pavlyuchenkova, Knapp move into Baku Cup semis, 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. paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter, 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. minister: over 100,000 migrants so far in 2015, 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. Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa, 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. reaction in Almaty as Kazakh city's Olympic bid fails, 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. records 20 pct profit rise on yen, despite recalls, 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. 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKK, 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. bank Intesa SanPaolo Q2 profits more than double, 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. Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africa, 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. German spy agency need not give info on NSA list, 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. court confirms law aimed at ending cockfighting, 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. C. African Republic Muslims forced to convert, 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. inmate suspected in killing near Pennsylvania jail, 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. Women? Hollywood's female superhero problem, 31 Jul 2015 12:27:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Batman. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Ant-Man. to give civils servants first pay rise in 5 years, 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. leader pledges to send help to France to control migrants, 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. PHOTOS: New Russian Army store opens in Moscow, 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.