FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Jul 2015 03:20:44 -07:00For No Boston Olympics, time to celebrate, then 'go away', 28 Jul 2015 07:24:55 GMTBOSTON (AP) — On Boston's last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to crumble. to wrap Africa trip with speech to African Union, 28 Jul 2015 09:24:57 GMTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama highlighted his administration's efforts to combat hunger worldwide on Tuesday as he prepared to end a historic return to the land of his father's birth with a speech to the African Union. theater shooter's sister says she still loves him, 28 Jul 2015 08:09:34 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, she no longer saw the loving brother who protected her when they were growing up. military takes over contested West Bank complex, 28 Jul 2015 07:29:45 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says troops have moved into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition. company BP slides to loss in 2nd quarter, 28 Jul 2015 08:10:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — BP reported a second-quarter loss Tuesday after the London-based oil company set aside another $10.8 billion to cover the cost of the Deepwater Horizon accident. congressional delegation will see upheaval in 2016, 28 Jul 2015 09:19:26 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential ambitions and a court ruling tossing out several congressional district maps will cause upheaval among Florida's representation in Washington, including political complications for a congresswoman considered one of the state's few Democratic stars. worry about arms race in artificial intelligence, 28 Jul 2015 09:59:49 GMTLONDON (AP) — Scientists and tech experts — including Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — are warning of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence. Latest: UN panel meets on foreign fighter issue, 28 Jul 2015 09:09:21 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local)'s suicide, forged tests rock promising NYC school, 28 Jul 2015 10:09:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's Teachers College when she killed herself by jumping in front of a subway car this spring. source: Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays, 28 Jul 2015 09:08:07 GMTDENVER (AP) — After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bomb attack, 28 Jul 2015 08:27:06 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahraini authorities say two policemen have been killed and six injured in a bomb attack south of the capital. independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes, 28 Jul 2015 07:27:16 GMTSAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. Latest: NATO chief extends sympathy to Turkey, 28 Jul 2015 09:15:22 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):'The Book of Mormon' satirical musical finally in Utah, 28 Jul 2015 07:48:16 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters. clues emerge on fate of teens missing on fishing trip, 28 Jul 2015 08:30:53 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers endured a fourth night of an anxious search for two young Floridians born and bred as boaters who went missing on the high seas. Things to Know for Today, 28 Jul 2015 09:43:04 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: of wildfires in California up, but damage is smaller, 28 Jul 2015 07:34:53 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California has seen more wildfires so far this year, but the acreage burned is smaller thanks to favorable weather and more firefighters who can quickly be dispatched to corral flames, fire officials say. Korea sees end of MERS threat after outbreak killed 36, 28 Jul 2015 10:04:17 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday it is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May. Latest: NATO meets in emergency session, 28 Jul 2015 08:56:57 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO ambassadors are gathering for an emergency session to gauge the threat the Islamic State extremist group poses to Turkey, and the actions Turkish authorities are taking in response. author Ann Rule dies at age 83, 28 Jul 2015 08:34:03 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — True-crime writer Ann Rule signed a contract to write a book about an unknown Seattle serial killer six months before he was identified as her co-worker Ted Bundy, who shared the night shift at Seattle's Crisis Clinic. park releases relocated lions to restock population, 28 Jul 2015 10:17:07 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Seven lions that were transported from South Africa to Rwanda have been released into a wildlife park after weeks of quarantine, another step in a plan to restore the country's lion population after it was wiped out following Rwanda's 1994 genocide, the park's managers said Tuesday. still interested in playing for national team, 28 Jul 2015 07:51:44 GMTDENVER (AP) — A quick heads up to Jurgen Klinsmann: Should you ever need DaMarcus Beasley for national team duty again, just call. The veteran of four World Cups will always listen. PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandal, 28 Jul 2015 07:46:28 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics. Q2 profits hit by lower oil prices, higher costs, 28 Jul 2015 07:31:41 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian energy company Statoil says it was hit by lower oil prices, increased depreciation and higher drilling costs in the second quarter, causing net profit to fall 16 percent to 10.1 billion kroner ($1.2 billion). summons Venezuelan ambassador over president's remarks, 28 Jul 2015 08:23:49 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Spanish foreign ministry has summoned the Venezuelan ambassador to once again protest comments by Venezuela's president against Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrive, 28 Jul 2015 08:08:00 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale, 28 Jul 2015 09:18:09 GMTCARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — John Russell Houser's mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theater. A federal background check came back clean, the pawn shop said, with no red flags raised at the time of sale. What stock market tumble means for China, rest of world, 28 Jul 2015 09:58:48 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's stock market tumbled this week despite a massive government intervention aimed at halting a slide in prices that began last month following an explosive rise. On Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index suffered its biggest daily fall since 2007. Here's what the sell-off means for China economy and other countries. secretaries on Capitol Hill again to sell Iran deal, 28 Jul 2015 07:25:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's vigorous effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress continues — this time in the House where three Cabinet secretaries will face tough questioning on Tuesday from skeptical Democrats and Republicans.'s president designates lawmaker to form new gov't, 28 Jul 2015 09:41:29 GMTCHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova's president has designated a lawmaker to form the next government, after the previous nominee failed to secure agreement from all parties in the pro-European alliance. Latest: Turkish leader appeals for NATO help, 28 Jul 2015 09:21:38 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local): stocks fall for second day, Europe rises, 28 Jul 2015 09:20:14 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks fell further Tuesday after suffering their biggest drop in eight years the previous day while most other Asian markets declined and Europe rose. of Lords member resigns after tabloid exposure, 28 Jul 2015 07:44:54 GMTLONDON (AP) — A member of the House of Lords has resigned from the chamber and apologized after he was filmed in an alleged cocaine-and-sex session with prostitutes. holding rare emergency meeting at Turkey's request, 28 Jul 2015 10:04:37 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's secretary-general said Tuesday that the alliance "stands in strong solidarity with our ally Turkey," as ambassadors gathered for a rare emergency meeting about the threat faced by a member. park releases lions into wild after quarantine, 28 Jul 2015 09:16:40 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The managers of a wildlife park in Rwanda say seven lions transported from South Africa have been released into the park after weeks of quarantine, another step in a plan to restore the country's lion population after it was wiped out following Rwanda's 1994 genocide.'s economy grows 0.7 percent in second quarter, 28 Jul 2015 09:21:07 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's economy picked up speed in the second quarter of 2015, when it expanded by 0.7 percent compared with the previous three-month period. court sentences Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam, to death over killings in 2011 uprising, 28 Jul 2015 08:58:19 GMTTRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libyan court sentences Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam, to death over killings in 2011 uprising. court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings, 28 Jul 2015 10:10:08 GMTTRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A court in Libya's capital convicted a son of Moammar Gadhafi of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 uprising on Tuesday, sentencing him to death in absentia. of brilliant bronze works on display at Getty Museum, 28 Jul 2015 07:54:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — It's almost as if the dozens of exquisitely detailed, often perfectly intact bronze sculptures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum disappeared into an ancient witness-protection program — and decided to stay there for thousands of years. officials examine probable cause of spaceship crash, 28 Jul 2015 07:25:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is considering what caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test flight 10 months ago, killing the co-pilot and seriously injuring the pilot. offers traditional winter setting in 2022 Olympic bid, 28 Jul 2015 08:48:11 GMTALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Instead of grand talk about how the Olympics will break new ground by going to a majority-Muslim country for the first time, or by making their first visit to Central Asia, Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Games is about tradition. Post reporter's lawyer in Iran asks for his release, 28 Jul 2015 10:13:54 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The lawyer of detained Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian said Tuesday her client should be freed in the wake of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Iranian media reported. ivory crackdown leaves open California loopholes, 28 Jul 2015 09:26:45 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ivory dealers in San Francisco's Chinatown stood in their shop doors besides store windows full of carved ivory tusks and trinkets this week, unfazed by President Barack Obama's announcement of proposed rules that the White House says go as far as the administration can go toward banning all U.S. trade of ivory from the world's endangered elephants.'The Book of Musical' satirical musical finally in Utah, 28 Jul 2015 07:43:34 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters. firefighters bring major forest blaze under control, 28 Jul 2015 09:45:38 GMTMADRID (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Spain say they have brought under control a major blaze that was Catalonia's biggest wildfire in three years. leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attacks, 28 Jul 2015 10:07:11 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian official says newly elected President Muhammadu Buhari will make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a regional army to fight the Boko Haram Islamic uprising spilling across borders. peer quits House of Lords over cocaine-and-sex sting, 28 Jul 2015 10:02:50 GMTLONDON (AP) — A member of the House of Lords quit the upper chamber of Britain's Parliament Tuesday, apologizing for causing "pain and embarrassment" after he was filmed allegedly snorting cocaine during sessions with sex workers.'s 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs to 9-8 win over Rockies, 28 Jul 2015 09:25:05 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — After coming close to hitting a home run the previous few games, Kris Bryant believed he was due to get one to go out. of Chinese government measures to halt stock slide, 28 Jul 2015 10:04:00 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A timeline of government measures aiming at curbing a slide in share prices after China's main market index peaked June 12 and fell sharply in the following weeks:, rescue creditors in 2nd day of talks on new lifeline, 28 Jul 2015 09:10:05 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Emissaries from Greece's international creditors are holding a second day of preparatory talks with Greek officials, ahead of higher-level negotiations later this week on the country's new multi-billion euro lifeline.