FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Sep 2017 07:29:14 -07:00Egypt court orders detention of 24 minority Nubians 15 days, 20 Sep 2017 13:37:50 GMTCAIRO (AP) — A lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the detention of 24 Nubians for 15 days pending investigation for participating in a protest earlier this month. Nubians are an ethnic minority. 'Battle of the Sexes' serves up a too-timely story, 20 Sep 2017 14:08:45 GMTCan an inspirational movie also be a drag?'s: Egypt economy still recovering from 2011 uprising, 20 Sep 2017 13:52:56 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's economy has started to improve but has yet to recover from the country's 2011 uprising and the years of unrest that followed, an international credit rating agency said., what do you see? Amazon said to be working on glasses, 20 Sep 2017 14:12:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the home, according to a newspaper report. Johnson muscles his way to center of UK Brexit debate, 20 Sep 2017 13:19:44 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's undiplomatic chief diplomat, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, has thrown politics into turmoil by thrusting himself to the front of the Brexit debate at the worst possible time for the country's leader. government supports new definition of anti-Semitism, 20 Sep 2017 13:53:10 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The German government has given its backing to a new definition of anti-Semitism intended to inform the work of schools, police and courts. students protesting Silent Sam launch economic boycott, 20 Sep 2017 13:30:05 GMTCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Student organizers seeking the removal of a Confederate soldier statue at North Carolina's flagship public university have embarked on a monthlong boycott of commercial goods on campus. Latest: Trump hopes GOP senators pass health care bill, 20 Sep 2017 13:03:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (all times local): home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, dragged down by Hurricane Harvey and shortage of properties, 20 Sep 2017 14:00:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, dragged down by Hurricane Harvey and shortage of properties. official says earthquake death toll has risen to 225, 20 Sep 2017 14:18:05 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico official says earthquake death toll has risen to 225. home sales off 1.7 pct., hurt by Harvey and low supply, 20 Sep 2017 14:11:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, pulled down by the effects of Hurricane Harvey and a worsening shortage of available properties. takes credit ratings hit amid budget fight, 20 Sep 2017 14:19:24 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's credit rating is taking a hit, another black eye in the nearly three-month budget stalemate between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature. Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries, 20 Sep 2017 14:01:45 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A new report by a cybersecurity firm is warning that a suspected government-backed group of hackers in Iran are targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea. dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225, 20 Sep 2017 14:23:47 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 225. troops kill 9 communist rebels in village clash, 20 Sep 2017 13:25:52 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops killed nine communist guerrillas in a clash in a northern province on Wednesday and a government militiaman was abducted by rebels in the latest flare-ups in the decades-long insurgency, military officials said. Latest: Trump, King of Jordan talk terrorism, 20 Sep 2017 14:16:42 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): urges China not to see Hong Kongers as dissidents, 20 Sep 2017 14:01:52 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's last British governor urged Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday not to treat the city's residents like dissidents. shooting suspect owes almost $200K in unpaid taxes, 20 Sep 2017 13:16:21 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting of a Kansas Department of Revenue employee in Wichita was under investigation by the agency and owed nearly $200,000 in unpaid taxes, according to police and records. things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 13:55:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It will come as no surprise if the Federal Reserve has an announcement to make when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: That it's ready to begin paring its enormous $4.5 trillion portfolio containing Treasurys and mortgage bonds. rights groups hand dossier on Israel to court, 20 Sep 2017 13:44:48 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Palestinian human rights lawyers and activists on Wednesday handed a 700-page dossier to the International Criminal Court alleging that Israeli authorities are responsible for crimes including apartheid and persecution in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. 500 winner Takuma Sato to drive for Rahal in 2018, 20 Sep 2017 12:59:04 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing next season. Sato spent just one season with Andretti Autosport and became the first Japanese winner of the 500. Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care, 20 Sep 2017 13:17:05 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him. relations warm during Lee's visit, 20 Sep 2017 12:58:57 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Just a few months ago, President Xi Jinping was welcoming leaders from around the world to discuss China's multibillion-dollar plan to build a new Silk Road trade route. over Catalan vote heats up in Spain as police swoop, 20 Sep 2017 14:08:02 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal. Battle for IS capital reaches 'final stages', 20 Sep 2017 13:18:56 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The battle for the Islamic State group's de-facto Syria capital, Raqqa, has reached its "final stages," the U.S.-backed force leading the assault said Wednesday. Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 225, 20 Sep 2017 14:20:35 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local):, Nadal happy to play doubles, Borg to decide, 20 Sep 2017 13:38:53 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup team tennis tournament, expectations are running high about the chance of seeing the two as doubles partners. start signing nuke ban treaty opposed by big powers, 20 Sep 2017 13:10:04 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nations on Wednesday began signing the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact backed by over 100 countries but spurned by those with nuclear arms. stocks slip in early trading ahead of Fed announcement, 20 Sep 2017 14:25:31 GMTU.S. stock indexes declined slightly in early trading Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update. Technology and financial companies were down the most. Several packaged food companies also declined. Restaurant chains and specialty retailers were among the biggest gainers. Oil prices were headed higher. for travelers who need info on hurricane regions, 20 Sep 2017 14:24:10 GMTTourism is a top industry in many destinations that have been hit by hurricanes this season. Hamilton set to return to 'Terminator' franchise, 20 Sep 2017 13:31:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the "Terminator" franchise for the first time since 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day." 3 used obits to steal from cars at funeral homes, 20 Sep 2017 13:29:12 GMTROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested three people who used obituaries to plan out thefts of items left in vehicles parked at western New York funeral homes. rains, flooding kill at least 12 in eastern Congo, 20 Sep 2017 13:19:20 GMTGOMA, Congo (AP) — A Congo official says that flooding caused by torrential rains overnight have killed at least 12 people and left 92 others missing in the country's east. on Cousteau's ship in Turkey delays restoration work, 20 Sep 2017 13:43:58 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — A fire on marine explorer Jacques Cousteau's iconic ship Calypso has delayed the vessel's restoration by between six to eight months, a representative of the Cousteau Society said Wednesday. steel merger could see 4,000 jobs axed, 20 Sep 2017 13:23:11 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel of India signed a preliminary deal on Wednesday to merge their European steel operations, a combination that could lead to up to 4,000 job cuts. board decides on chip sale to Bain Capital group, 20 Sep 2017 13:36:15 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Toshiba's board signed off Wednesday on selling its computer chip business to a group led by Bain Capital Private Equity, but the deal's future remains unclear as Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital opposes it. charged after 2 killed when van sped into US from Mexico, 20 Sep 2017 13:54:27 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. officials have charged an accused human smuggler after two people were hit by a car and killed as they sprinted from a van that sped across the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, into San Diego County. pressing GOP senators to act on new health proposal, 20 Sep 2017 12:59:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders are engaged in a frantic search for votes in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law. The outcome is uncertain in a Capitol newly engulfed in drama over health care. US to give $32M for Myanmar's Rohingya refugees, 20 Sep 2017 13:57:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The United States will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslim refugees, the State Department said Wednesday, in the Trump administration's first major response to the mass exodus from Myanmar. Right Now: US stocks edge higher in early trading, 20 Sep 2017 13:40:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): Interview: Morocco to expand counterterror efforts abroad, 20 Sep 2017 14:15:23 GMTSALE, Morocco (AP) — A top Moroccan security official says his government is working on a new strategy to track Moroccans who become radicalized in Europe, part of beefed-up counterterrorism efforts by a country that is both a key player in the global anti-extremism struggle and a source of international jihadis. shows lengthy waits for asylum applicants in Europe, 20 Sep 2017 14:14:01 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Researchers say about half of the migrants who entered Europe during the mass influx in 2015 and 2016 are still awaiting decisions on asylum by the end of that period, and only a small percent had been sent home with their applications rejected. Exclusive: Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies, 20 Sep 2017 14:12:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton's "What Happened" had a big debut. officer hit by rotor blade dies at police school, 20 Sep 2017 13:32:58 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a police officer has died after being hit by a helicopter's rotor blade at a police training school. church where 9 killed getting termite repairs, 20 Sep 2017 13:22:58 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina church where nine people were shot and killed more than two years ago is undergoing work to repair termite damage. Latest: Cassidy promotes bill meant to replace Obamacare, 20 Sep 2017 13:53:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (all times local): who tweeted about 'future dead cops' is digging in, 20 Sep 2017 14:24:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A professor who tweeted about teaching "future dead cops" at a college of criminal justice says he'll continue to speak out despite being placed on leave. Paso Times editor resigns in effort to save newsroom jobs, 20 Sep 2017 14:16:28 GMTEL PASO, Texas (AP) — The executive editor of the El Paso Times is leaving the paper after being directed by its parent company to cut newsroom staff. Latest: Spain seizes 10 million Catalan ballot papers, 20 Sep 2017 13:57:14 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on independence efforts in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local): official says stimulus withdrawal should be no drama, 20 Sep 2017 13:24:46 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A member of the European Central Bank's rate-setting committee says that it is time to start phasing out the bank's bond-purchase stimulus efforts.