FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:44:02 -07:00Judge extends hold on recordings made by anti-abortion grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c92fe2d48f9c427eb4e71161663fd987Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:36:11 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco has extended a restraining order that blocks an anti-abortion group from releasing any recordings that it secretly gathered at annual meetings of an abortion providers' association.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c92fe2d48f9c427eb4e71161663fd987Bush, Rubio to speak before Southern Baptist grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47990006caba4d83a5f1b1ea2a108725Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:13:05 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hope to connect Tuesday with Christian conservatives, a key group of voters in the early primary states of Iowa and South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47990006caba4d83a5f1b1ea2a108725South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh lowers own 50 breaststroke world record to 26.62 secondshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95ae37fab57945cebda61dbb266c068bTue, 04 Aug 2015 06:54:36 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh lowers own 50 breaststroke world record to 26.62 seconds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95ae37fab57945cebda61dbb266c068bUK state raises $3.3 billion from first sale of RBS stakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc3d1bd36bc8436f95689d9952fcf9f3Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:14:48 GMTLONDON (AP) — The U.K. government said Tuesday it sold 5.4 percent of taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland for 2.1 billion pounds ($3.3 billion) as it begins to shed a majority stake acquired at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc3d1bd36bc8436f95689d9952fcf9f3China group to salvage South Korea's sunken ferryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97ac54daf2aa4d31b2ba0b7efdc3e89eTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:29:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday that it had agreed to a 85.1 billion won ($73 million) deal with a Chinese-led consortium to salvage a ferry that sunk in an accident that killed more than 300 people in April last year. The formal contract could be signed as early as Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97ac54daf2aa4d31b2ba0b7efdc3e89eGermany: 27 injured in fire at former air-raid shelterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ad2ca0accff4bb893b0f5a41f38abf2Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:22:07 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Authorities say 27 people have been injured in a fire and subsequent explosion at a former air-raid shelter in the northern German city of Hamburg.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ad2ca0accff4bb893b0f5a41f38abf2Mormon church to release more documents from founderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c46811c1f46470897c9c2f49d45761eTue, 04 Aug 2015 08:09:57 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is taking another step in its push to be more transparent, and is releasing more historical documents that shed light on how Joseph Smith formed the religion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c46811c1f46470897c9c2f49d45761eSwiss customs seize 578 pounds of ivory en route to Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9922e43880ea431eacaff7f2a741cf08Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:10:42 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Swiss authorities say customs officials at Zurich airport have seized 262 kilograms (578 pounds) of ivory that three Chinese men had dispatched from Tanzania.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9922e43880ea431eacaff7f2a741cf08Israel arrests man after West Bank arson that killed toddlerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f374c9bf94884b9187b3318f7cf369beTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:31:36 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet security agency says it is interrogating the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group after an arson attack last week that killed a Palestinian toddler in the West Bank.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f374c9bf94884b9187b3318f7cf369beDebate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41f8cf88e0b5428e99c068f8962d29bfTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:16:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41f8cf88e0b5428e99c068f8962d29bfSouth Korea to replace health minister after MERS outbreakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6ab283f669a495b9048638b005346baTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:31:59 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president has decided to replace her health minister, officials said Tuesday, in the wake of criticism over the government's handling of the MERS virus outbreak that killed 36 people and infected nearly 200 others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6ab283f669a495b9048638b005346baPakistan hangs man that family says was convicted as a minorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/839de258779f4059ab5137a770ce02b1Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:05:33 GMTKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan executed a man Tuesday convicted of killing a 7-year-old boy in 2004 when his family and lawyers say he was just 14 years old, despite international outcry over his sentence, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/839de258779f4059ab5137a770ce02b1News Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd1f55b7fb041f0b330b5cbd3073cd5Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:05:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' vote on the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanction relief stands as the most significant national security decision since lawmakers voted in 2002 to authorize the invasion of Iraq.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd1f55b7fb041f0b330b5cbd3073cd5Russia expels Swedish diplomat, says it's tit-for-tat movehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b652e13f0534119a01bb13afcf83b74Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:07:55 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia has expelled a Swedish diplomat in what it describes as a response to a similar Swedish move.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b652e13f0534119a01bb13afcf83b74Court records: Man officially charged in officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe907c8322994c3d9b343a838d0fb07fTue, 04 Aug 2015 08:06:19 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Court records show a suspect has been officially charged in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe907c8322994c3d9b343a838d0fb07f2 missing Special Olympics competitors found safehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/407b6219bc9f4b67a8b0f37d13049374Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:35:28 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The tense search for two missing Special Olympics competitors ended well, but it was unclear what happened to the two while they were gone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/407b6219bc9f4b67a8b0f37d13049374Hearing set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4ec5ebcd1a64cbab6e6d09238a959d3Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:40:32 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4ec5ebcd1a64cbab6e6d09238a959d3Asia stocks uneven as China data weigh on confidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1306667e0e9e441d95120300d4a46eaaTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:42:18 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1306667e0e9e441d95120300d4a46eaaBuilding collapses outside Mumbai after heavy rain; 12 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50873235fd9348189b7946d5780f6c4eTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:03:45 GMTMUMBAI, India (AP) — Twelve people were killed early Tuesday when an old building on the outskirts of Mumbai collapsed after days of heavy rain, an Indian official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50873235fd9348189b7946d5780f6c4eSeoul reaches deal to salvage accident ferryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4deeb8a48aa46ddabd631e781578bebTue, 04 Aug 2015 06:45:26 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it reached an agreement with a Chinese-led consortium on a 85.1 billion won ($73 million) deal to salvage a ferry that sunk in an accident that killed more than 300 people in April last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4deeb8a48aa46ddabd631e781578bebFlash floods kill 4, including 3 children, in Macedoniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78c8010959ad4031a3f68c43d4614a8aTue, 04 Aug 2015 09:17:33 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Authorities say at least four people, including three children, have died and a dozen have been injured in flash flooding in northwestern Macedonia that caused landslides, power outages and road damage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78c8010959ad4031a3f68c43d4614a8aRugged California area searched in manhunt for gunmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39995f1f09db4f5db61562eac6778e11Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:33:45 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A manhunt linked to a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two deputies is focused in a rugged, five-square-mile California area.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39995f1f09db4f5db61562eac6778e11Malaysia seeks amicable solution to China sea disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd5fccdde1ea4827aa1ed3bcdd832a6aTue, 04 Aug 2015 08:29:45 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia on Tuesday called for more efforts to find a peaceful solution to rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea, as the U.S. and the Philippines said they would demand that China stop land reclamation and other actions there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd5fccdde1ea4827aa1ed3bcdd832a6aProsecutor: White officer panicked before shooting black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c0ea948f4b45f1896dccb0cc2060b3Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:16:11 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Both sides in the voluntary manslaughter trial of a white Charlotte police officer in the on duty shooting of a black man agree bad choices led up to the man's death as he looked for help after a car crash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c0ea948f4b45f1896dccb0cc2060b3Town's leaders defend firing of first black police chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e078b4b2389c49c3bbacb0bf3a48b308Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:37:52 GMTPOCOMOKE CITY, Md. (AP) — Leaders of a small, predominantly black town on Maryland's Eastern Shore are defending their decision to fire the town's first black police chief and call for healing racial tensions that have divided the community.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e078b4b2389c49c3bbacb0bf3a48b308Q&A: A look Obama's climate change plan and impact on stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc757a1fc5c14737a06808fb1369a102Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:30:32 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan that will cut carbon dioxide emissions nationwide 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers. Here's what you need to know about the impact of the new plan on the states:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc757a1fc5c14737a06808fb1369a102BMW Q2 earnings slip on China, costs for new modelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/849bb97044cd49a78d637b69d7013755Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:54:46 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher launch costs for new vehicles and a tougher market in China, a major pillar of its profits.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/849bb97044cd49a78d637b69d7013755Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national libraryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2641d039833444b78079030e87f8aac6Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:16:27 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The dimly-lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2641d039833444b78079030e87f8aac6Catalan leader calls elections aimed at breaking with Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72581682e53d4f9bb54be10d8747448fTue, 04 Aug 2015 08:32:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — Catalan regional government President Artur Mas has officially called early elections for Sept. 27, a poll he intends to use as a referendum on independence from Spain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72581682e53d4f9bb54be10d8747448fMassive California wildfire jumps containment linehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9e83171a1104150ae48608d55df1f76Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:13:13 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wild land blaze threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9e83171a1104150ae48608d55df1f76Kerry pushes Asia trade pact in Singaporehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4df88e8153ba406892b7441859e7c7c2Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:35:01 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for countries negotiating a major Pacific Rim trade deal to overcome differences that have stalled its conclusion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4df88e8153ba406892b7441859e7c7c2Royal Bank of Scotland sale raises $3.3 billionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfec6caa457e4008868093e6085e0adaTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:58:25 GMTLONDON (AP) — The U.K. government said Tuesday it sold 5.4 percent of taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland for 2.1 billion pounds ($3.3 billion) as it begins to shed a stake acquired at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfec6caa457e4008868093e6085e0adaState police search for suspect in shooting outside concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cac3d5d9c57646efa5f9efb4fc1d3dc2Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:37:09 GMTHOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cac3d5d9c57646efa5f9efb4fc1d3dc2Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire, killing 3 in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ecb3271811441a0ad21d9aaccd91bc8Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:23:53 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian border guards traded gunfire and mortar shells along their disputed border in the Himalayan region of Kashmir on Tuesday, killing two Pakistanis and an Indian villager, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ecb3271811441a0ad21d9aaccd91bc8Toyota's quarterly profit up 10 pct on cheap yen, cost cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/851ecdbc461048df9967a0f349514c8eTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:07:35 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Toyota's profit for April-June rose 10 percent on perks from a cheap yen and cost reduction efforts that offset lower vehicle sales.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/851ecdbc461048df9967a0f349514c8eGreek stock market suffers second day of losseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f3fa38cdca34fa5b31944a939b1e7c7Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:41:30 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, with banks shares down the most.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f3fa38cdca34fa5b31944a939b1e7c7Last push begins to sentence Colorado shooter to deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e9ffbbef061435a9f0fd56d89becc28Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:31:55 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial will hear even more heart-wrenching testimony from those who lost loved ones in the attack, as prosecutors begin their final push to have James Holmes sentenced to death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e9ffbbef061435a9f0fd56d89becc28Kosovo passes law on war crimes courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/264fa37c2cb44694b48e3c620ed2fcd9Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:12:51 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo lawmakers have approved a law to set up a special war crimes court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/264fa37c2cb44694b48e3c620ed2fcd9Afghan Taliban denounce 'propaganda' against their movementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cc63ecd6fb94f0495e5ae7d3ff009b7Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:56:52 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban have urged followers to disregard "enemy propaganda" about fractures in the movement and unite behind their new leader.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cc63ecd6fb94f0495e5ae7d3ff009b7Suspect in Memphis officer's death says he's no cowardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b12310b9fae49d5a36927c56260117eTue, 04 Aug 2015 08:12:01 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b12310b9fae49d5a36927c56260117eProsecutors start criminal investigation into crane collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d57a0059294d15b49329dae4ad0d23Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:27:21 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into the dramatic collapse of two cranes onto a row of houses in a central Dutch city that briefly buried one man under rubble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d57a0059294d15b49329dae4ad0d23APNewsBreak: Officials puzzled over Yosemite jumpers' deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a7f4159f604bcfb5c66cc2dcef1e2eTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:23:31 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky formation — a route that left little margin for error.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a7f4159f604bcfb5c66cc2dcef1e2eMore fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92e4b1e473864194861c39fbe909d245Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:16:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92e4b1e473864194861c39fbe909d245Malaysia seeks amicable solution for China sea disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0686a168c5c245cb95ab907856312ea2Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:59:46 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia called Tuesday for more efforts to find a peaceful solution to rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea, as the United States and the Philippines said they would demand a stop to land reclamation and other aggressive actions by China at an annual diplomatic meeting in Kuala Lumpur.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0686a168c5c245cb95ab907856312ea2Chinese police save infant girl from pipe in public toilethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5339a4452dbd41dcbee056d244e4846cTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:09:06 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Police in Beijing rescued a newborn baby who was stuck face down in a public toilet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5339a4452dbd41dcbee056d244e4846cYemen pro-government troops say have taken key base in southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2d98dc818946149a60a5cbeeb4b82eTue, 04 Aug 2015 08:16:03 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Pro-government Yemeni forces say they have taken control of a key military base in the country's south. The base had been seized by rebels earlier in the conflict and had once housed U.S. intelligence operations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2d98dc818946149a60a5cbeeb4b82eWealthy conservatives cap Koch brothers weekend with pledgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf26811b4be421eb291cf6f2202fcedTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:15:22 GMTDANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf26811b4be421eb291cf6f2202fcedBMW Q2 earnings slip on costs for new modelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d8655bbdb6046479b91035e8c8c3f4fTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:39:03 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW AG saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher launch costs for new vehicles as key models approach the end of their life cycle, the company said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d8655bbdb6046479b91035e8c8c3f4fCalais, hit by migrant woes, a city everyone wants to leavehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f74697fb0552427b9f0e38326dbbcaccTue, 04 Aug 2015 06:27:18 GMTCALAIS, France (AP) — The truck drivers who pass through don't like it. Neither do the millions of tourists who turn up each year. And the migrants who flock here have only one thing on their mind: leaving.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f74697fb0552427b9f0e38326dbbcaccKurdish rebels attack Turkish military vehicle; 2 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d878c4516f4a49e9985f30b7b5e5a253Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:29:33 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run agency says Kurdish rebels have attacked a military vehicle in southeastern Turkey, killing two soldiers, in the latest violence between government forces and militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d878c4516f4a49e9985f30b7b5e5a253