FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:22:04 -07:00Hurricane Guillermo forms, is possibly headed toward Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd0c5da4d56b439d9267c4f51abfffd5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:00:28 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo has formed in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd0c5da4d56b439d9267c4f51abfffd5Afghan Taliban release statement praising new leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f7babef263b4e80bb6b2cb26a08df46Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:35:09 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/1f7babef263b4e80bb6b2cb26a08df46Survivor sues in limo crash that killed 4 on Long Islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00f8180149304a7cbc49384f6778e91dFri, 31 Jul 2015 10:51:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A survivor of a crash on Long Island that killed four women when their limousine collided with a pickup truck has sued both drivers and the companies involved.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00f8180149304a7cbc49384f6778e91dSuspect in Charleston church shooting due in federal courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886c4ce211fc4912bbf0db15c6c11976Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:45:07 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The man accused of slaying nine parishioners as they worshipped at a South Carolina church was expected in court Friday to face dozens of federal charges, including hate crimes and obstructing the practice of religion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886c4ce211fc4912bbf0db15c6c11976Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d339d594367147a2bf741b4ca6969fccFri, 31 Jul 2015 10:28:02 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d339d594367147a2bf741b4ca6969fccTechnical delay in vote on 2022 Olympic host cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ebc7b0bc3ef4d80b7bfd9fe57f5f556Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:43:34 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC has decided to vote by paper ballots after problems with the electronic voting in the choice for the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ebc7b0bc3ef4d80b7bfd9fe57f5f556Confederate flags placed at Martin Luther King's churchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0790c5334e4e4e9ab1aa6d3bf3e6a03eFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:26:02 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Surveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, but it wasn't clear whether they had committed a crime.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0790c5334e4e4e9ab1aa6d3bf3e6a03eJudicial panel sends 3 former TEPCO executives to trial for alleged negligence in nuke crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7aa1b7d0c9e4713857a166881632c76Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:58:20 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Judicial panel sends 3 former TEPCO executives to trial for alleged negligence in nuke crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7aa1b7d0c9e4713857a166881632c76Aquino chooses Roxas as Philippine presidential candidatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09eafea94339446a85577685808de3e2Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:49:20 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he had picked Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II as the administration candidate to succeed him in elections next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09eafea94339446a85577685808de3e2Zimbabwe: Wildlife minister says extradition being sought for American dentist who killed lionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2728ae5e87014a4387bc6b9e5c334d40Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:24:10 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe: Wildlife minister says extradition being sought for American dentist who killed lion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2728ae5e87014a4387bc6b9e5c334d40Closing of Baltimore detention center marks a milestonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c3d316fae84e51b6bcce4dd1e3474dFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:23:30 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An announcement by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan that he is closing the Baltimore City Detention Center marked a milestone in long-standing problems with the state's dangerously decrepit correctional facilities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c3d316fae84e51b6bcce4dd1e3474dJerusalem gay pride stabbing suspect remandedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fdbcbe7c12944d2b676cdbd77de7b58Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:39:54 GMTTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli police say an anti-gay ultra-Orthodox extremist suspected of stabbing revelers at Jerusalem's gay pride parade has appeared in court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fdbcbe7c12944d2b676cdbd77de7b58Official: 4 Indians have been held near Libya's Sirte townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14501b8c74b4b44af73ea3b1a1eb719Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:47:03 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India's foreign ministry says four Indian nationals have been detained near the Libyan city of Sirte but declined to say who had held the men.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14501b8c74b4b44af73ea3b1a1eb71910 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a976ed1aae84a45838b24f816048190Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:34:21 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a976ed1aae84a45838b24f816048190Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/718ab289e74544748bbeb545c9a792aaFri, 31 Jul 2015 10:49:27 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/718ab289e74544748bbeb545c9a792aaAttack in West Bank kills Palestinian child, homes torchedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8201c95aa345f7ab877401271ae667Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:01:49 GMTDUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants attacked a Palestinian village in the West Bank early Friday and torched two homes, hurling fire bombs inside and setting off a blaze that killed a sleeping toddler and critically wounded his 4-year-old brother and parents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8201c95aa345f7ab877401271ae667World Food Program cuts aid to Syrian refugees in Jordanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/471aab6782074541a9735fd276dce690Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:21:32 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The cash-strapped World Food Program has cut in half food aid to most Syrian refugees in Jordan and says only a last-minute U.S. donation prevented the program from being scrapped.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/471aab6782074541a9735fd276dce690After week of searching, no sign of boys lost at seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5aaca2ddfe0424ca45041c39dd7c7a0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:33:05 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/b5aaca2ddfe0424ca45041c39dd7c7a0WHO works to reform itself after fumbling Ebola responsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fd5cf7afe264a8786cdc3df469661b7Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:48:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization's chief Dr. Margaret Chan says the agency is working to reform itself in the wake of its bungled response to last year's Ebola outbreak in West Africa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fd5cf7afe264a8786cdc3df469661b7Unemployment, inflation stable in 19-nation eurozonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c56618c576543458b40a5fe7e4987abFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:04:13 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Unemployment and inflation are stable in the 19-nation eurozone, with the level of joblessness in June standing at 11.1 percent for the third straight month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c56618c576543458b40a5fe7e4987abPolice arrest man in theft of bag forgotten by ATM workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6339bf4332664e1886a49c7a36e1bb31Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:00:17 GMTMAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Police say they've arrested one of two men who made off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees filling ATMs mistakenly left it on a northern New Jersey lawn.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6339bf4332664e1886a49c7a36e1bb31Italian anti-death penalty group honors Pope Francishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35e7b6159f7d4df4b6a94d143bde6c85Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:32:01 GMTROME (AP) — An Italian anti-death penalty group has honored Pope Francis with the prize "Abolitionist of the Year" for his strong position against the death penalty and other forms of "inhumane and degrading" punishments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35e7b6159f7d4df4b6a94d143bde6c85Questions remain after Boston's 2024 Olympics bid endshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0825a262bbe43f297c1b8b1790078a0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:15:22 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the mayor and Massachusetts' governor refused to be rushed into a decision putting taxpayers on the hook if the games went over budget.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0825a262bbe43f297c1b8b1790078a0Russia's central bank cuts key interest ratehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb962a87a0d846498ced2a23b38094b4Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:09:05 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Central Bank has cut its key interest rate by 0.5 percentage points to 11 percent, bowing to the pressure of businesses to make lending more accessible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb962a87a0d846498ced2a23b38094b4Gunmen kill 1, wound 13 campaigning for Sri Lankan candidatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21cb488f5ce04b2b8e212afcd311cd53Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:43:11 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Unidentified gunmen opened fire at campaign workers in Sri Lanka's capital on Friday, killing one and wounding 13, police and hospital officials said, in the first major political violence before the parliamentary election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21cb488f5ce04b2b8e212afcd311cd53Suicide bomber kills 10 at Maiduguri market in north Nigeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e82ab39953243c9a14aaa7d98b17754Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:09:38 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A suicide bomber killed about 10 people at a crowded market early Friday in a blast that thundered across the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e82ab39953243c9a14aaa7d98b17754Designer Alexander Wang leaves Balenciaga after 3 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ca322fe43946229051b478f4e9d7e5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:56:05 GMTPARIS (AP) — Designer Alexander Wang will leave the helm of Balenciaga after three years as creative director, the Paris fashion house confirmed Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ca322fe43946229051b478f4e9d7e5APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/180088c3d84f4fb9ad657cae9a8ff19aFri, 31 Jul 2015 10:39:46 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/180088c3d84f4fb9ad657cae9a8ff19aStudent protesters sit-in at Taiwan Education Ministryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/198ea4f119f347488ab39db2dc5f7e19Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:32:41 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Dozens of students launched a sit-in Friday at Taiwan's Education Ministry demanding that officials take responsibility for a student leader who killed himself in an apparent protest over curriculum changes that critics say overemphasize China's ties to the island.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/198ea4f119f347488ab39db2dc5f7e19Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90464be021f343e095ad54441d921de8Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:35:44 GMTLONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — At age 95, Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, with a husband and five children, and how it might not have happened if not for the renegade doctor who put her in a Coney Island sideshow when she was just days old.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90464be021f343e095ad54441d921de8Hurricane Guillermo forms in the Pacific, is possibly headed toward Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2440e4f85cea40569e98b0322816c1f7Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:57:56 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo forms in the Pacific, is possibly headed toward Hawaii.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2440e4f85cea40569e98b0322816c1f7China drop, other global markets mostly up after US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96aa592044f14ed1bf2057981bec5089Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:33:02 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China's stock market extended loss while other global stocks mostly gained Friday after data showed the U.S. economy posted solid growth during the second quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96aa592044f14ed1bf2057981bec5089Lloyds bank first half net income up 15 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e64b0225ab12458fb6c42e861d1ce83aFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:35:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — Lloyds Banking Group says first-half net income rose 18 percent to 677 million pounds ($1.05 billion) as the government-backed bank accelerated its recovery from the financial crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e64b0225ab12458fb6c42e861d1ce83aHeavy rains in forecast set to worsen Myanmar flood crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e7fd08d2b745e084a79c988211272cFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:10:01 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Heavy rains are forecast for the next few days in Myanmar, which could worsen already dire flooding in large parts of the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e7fd08d2b745e084a79c988211272cSearchers scour beaches in hopes of unlocking MH370 mysteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0fb08da078c4557b664f84ee8cac6e4Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:17:56 GMTSAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — Searchers scored Reunion's shoreline for debris and investigators prepared to load a sea-encrusted wing fragment onto a plane bound for France on Friday to learn whether the aircraft remnant could help unlock the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0fb08da078c4557b664f84ee8cac6e4Burundi's president urges unity after contentious pollshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50d030364104424584ec4919242bd831Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:12:47 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's re-elected president is urging unity after winning contentious polls that the international community says were not credible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50d030364104424584ec4919242bd831Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossiblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5186246a4b4881aef9e3494d9b285cFri, 31 Jul 2015 10:29:50 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5186246a4b4881aef9e3494d9b285cGreek bailout talks shift into higher gearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700f9b7672244626a0586c46c99d514bFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:29:43 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's talks with its international creditors on a third bailout worth 85 billion euros ($93 billion) shifted into a higher gear on Friday, with lead negotiators from the European Union and International Monetary Fund meeting key ministers in Athens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700f9b7672244626a0586c46c99d514bIOC chooses 2022 host city, winner to be announced Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d7e0435547c485da140cb29d659fcedFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:07:38 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC selected a host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, with the winner to be announced later at an official ceremony.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d7e0435547c485da140cb29d659fcedPolish plan to honor Portuguese-run supermarket sparks angerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/035399a205654b229ec01f5dbe881ad2Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:56:10 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's government has postponed plans to bestow a top honor on the Portuguese businessman who runs popular discount supermarket chain Biedronka after a public outcry over the company's alleged exploitation of workers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/035399a205654b229ec01f5dbe881ad2Turkey: 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKKhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/825df4b469bf4db187d73ff380ab2220Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:41:31 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/825df4b469bf4db187d73ff380ab2220French court confirms law aimed at ending cockfightinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9931cabdd07f4cb1ac43c398e2a3cb6eFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:58:36 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's top court has ruled that a law aimed at ending cockfighting in France is constitutional.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9931cabdd07f4cb1ac43c398e2a3cb6eUS Embassy says American woman killed in Cape Townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea3746c25bf843ba8a4cdfc58e09b3c3Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:56:19 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says an American woman has been killed in Cape Town, and South African media say a suspect has been arrested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea3746c25bf843ba8a4cdfc58e09b3c3Widow's lawyer: Moscow has tried to block Litvinenko inquiryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bbf473b2f844c09c81a56771b9259dFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:15:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — A lawyer for the widow of Alexander Litvinenko insisted on Friday that the former KGB agent was murdered at the behest of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and said Russian authorities have repeatedly tried to obstruct an inquiry into the death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bbf473b2f844c09c81a56771b9259dUK leader pledges to send help to France to control migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34adee2bbf684bda937a680ea4aefb45Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:17:51 GMTLONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron is pledging to send dogs and fencing to France to help control the surge in migrants trying to cross into Britain nightly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34adee2bbf684bda937a680ea4aefb453 former TEPCO execs face criminal charges in nuclear crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7c97acaeae040cd8d6029f522c5252aFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:00:17 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial committee has decided to send three former utility executives to criminal court for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7c97acaeae040cd8d6029f522c5252aPolice: Woman drowns while trying to rescue 2 girlshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0db319b0ece40e58e4e3976aae864c4Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:12:14 GMTEVANS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in western New York say a woman drowned while trying to rescue two girls from Lake Erie.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0db319b0ece40e58e4e3976aae864c4South African police says American woman killed in Cape Townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec0c5b958eb4d44a936dd1fd360a470Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:39:07 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A 39-year-old American woman was killed in a hotel room in Cape Town this week and a murder suspect of Guatemalan origin has been arrested, South African police said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec0c5b958eb4d44a936dd1fd360a470WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7af855561c24cfe945108fb1337652dFri, 31 Jul 2015 10:49:07 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7af855561c24cfe945108fb1337652dAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ef5c0f8652f4eb5ac0fd2b49a12a4c5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:05:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany shelves Nazi crimes investigation of Minnesota man, says 96-year-old unfit for trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ef5c0f8652f4eb5ac0fd2b49a12a4c5