FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 12 Feb 2016 01:48:53 -08:00Justin Rose _ and Timberlake _ make a good impression, 12 Feb 2016 07:12:51 GMTPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am can be a tough place for a player to make his debut because of three courses that are different except for the views along the California coast. Justin Rose managed to play Pebble Beach and Monterey Peninsula ahead of the opening round. PM warns of world war in Syrian conflict, 12 Feb 2016 07:27:50 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the use of ground troops in the Syrian conflict could result in world war. Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada, 12 Feb 2016 08:59:37 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders' sweeping victory in New Hampshire's primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa winner Hillary Clinton. FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donors, 12 Feb 2016 08:56:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered disputed numbers behind his plan for a government-financed health system. 2 officers injured, suspect dead in Georgia chase, 12 Feb 2016 07:20:21 GMTCORDELE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a chase and shooting on an interstate in central Georgia has left one person dead of a self-inflicted gunshot and two officers injured, potentially by friendly fire. strategy pays off for FBI in ending Oregon standoff, 12 Feb 2016 06:43:12 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The last four armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge shouted, argued and raved for all the world to hear. But in the end, they surrendered without a shot being fired, leaving behind a vandalized federal property that authorities will spend weeks combing for evidence, explosives and damage before it can reopen to the public. of officer, 2nd killed in line of duty, shakes Fargo, 12 Feb 2016 08:08:16 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — The death of a Fargo police officer in the line of duty has shaken the city, North Dakota's largest. Nyquist all set to start his Run to the Roses, 12 Feb 2016 07:26:36 GMTReady, set, here comes Nyquist. aim for temporary Syria truce in a week, 12 Feb 2016 08:38:01 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short. ace Cal Quantrill works back from elbow surgery, 12 Feb 2016 07:25:38 GMTSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Cal Quantrill took his moment to be downright mad. Sad and emotional, too. He called home to tell his parents his elbow was seriously hurt and he needed surgery, then he broke down in the car while parked outside Stanford's Sunken Diamond. Greek farmers clash with riot police, 12 Feb 2016 09:21:02 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Clashes broke out outside the Agriculture Ministry in central Athens Friday as thousands of farmers from across Greece headed to the Greek capital for a two-day protest against the government's plans to impose new tax hikes and reform the pension system. reports higher earnings as sales rise, 12 Feb 2016 09:12:09 GMTPARIS (AP) — French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year. into Golfapalooza: the Phoenix Open's 16th hole, 12 Feb 2016 07:20:10 GMTSCOTTDALE, Ariz. (AP) — John Huh studied the shot from every angle before crouching behind his ball for a last look., Greiss lead Islanders to 5-2 win over Kings, 12 Feb 2016 08:55:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders got off to another fast start at home and came up with a big win against the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Kings. meeting Pope Francis, patriarch asserts Russia's role, 12 Feb 2016 09:08:31 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — When Patriarch Kirill meets Pope Francis this week, the historic event will allow the head of the Russian Orthodox Church to assert Russia's leading role in the Eastern Christian world. It may also allow Kirill, a skillful political player with close ties to President Vladimir Putin, to open a new avenue of communication for the Kremlin as it tries to escape Western isolation. beats Sevastova to reach semifinals of Taiwan Open, 12 Feb 2016 07:59:55 GMTKAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 7-5, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Taiwan Open. possible Zika vaccines months away from broad trials, 12 Feb 2016 09:21:19 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials in the News, 12 Feb 2016 08:01:08 GMT"Madam Secretary, that is a low blow." — Bernie Sanders to Hillary Clinton as the former secretary of state accused the Vermont senator of diminishing President Barack Obama's record and short-changing his leadership during the latest Democratic debate. Hong Kong bookseller 'removed' in breach of China treaty, 12 Feb 2016 08:42:45 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Britain says a missing Hong Kong bookseller was likely abducted to mainland China in what it called a "serious breach" of the treaty under which Beijing took control of the city., Sanders vigorously agree _ except when they don't, 12 Feb 2016 08:50:07 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn't. intelligence arrests nearly 100 militants, 12 Feb 2016 09:29:24 GMTKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's army spokesman says intelligence agencies have arrested a collective of 97 militants from three banned groups involved in a string of major terrorist attacks. All-Star weekend highlights Canada's growing hoops love, 12 Feb 2016 07:54:36 GMTTORONTO (AP) — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn't the only currency that he needed to exchange. wins it for the Flames 6-5 over Sharks in shootout, 12 Feb 2016 07:09:19 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Juri Hudler scored the winning goal in the shootout, leading the Calgary Flames past the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Thursday night. National Museum in Prague hit by fire, 12 Feb 2016 09:05:33 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — Some 150 firefighters have extinguished a fire that damaged the roof and attic of the Czech National Museum in the capital, Prague. World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials, 12 Feb 2016 09:10:58 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials. crisis may help governor ease GOP doubt on Detroit aid, 12 Feb 2016 07:56:36 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of the city's switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok. stocks dive after Europe, US sell-off, 12 Feb 2016 06:41:20 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's main stock index dived Friday, leading other Asian markets lower, after a sell-off in banking shares roiled investors in the U.S. and Europe. leads New Zealand Women's Open, Lydia Ko 3 behind, 12 Feb 2016 06:46:35 GMTCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko shot a 3-under 69 on Friday and was three shots off the lead and in a tie for fifth place after the first round of the New Zealand Women's Open. suspends bottling at plant at center of water dispute, 12 Feb 2016 09:05:08 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves. cuts off power supplies to factory park in North Korea, 12 Feb 2016 06:47:58 GMTPAJU, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has cut off power and water supplies to a factory park in North Korea, officials said Friday, a day after the North deported all South Korean workers there and ordered a military takeover of the complex that had been the last major symbol of cooperation between the rivals. moves to protect 1.8 million acres of Calif. desert, 12 Feb 2016 08:39:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others. Latest: Eurozone economy expected to have grown 0.3 pct, 12 Feb 2016 09:34:07 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local): online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her money, 12 Feb 2016 09:17:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time. Latest: European markets enjoy modest bounce at the open, 12 Feb 2016 08:35:56 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local): Rick Rubin quietly receives Recording Academy honor, 12 Feb 2016 09:39:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Music producer Rick Rubin didn't give an acceptance speech when he received the President's Merit Award from the Recording Academy. The 52-year-old Grammy winner didn't even take the stage. plane crashes off Florida Panhandle; search underway, 12 Feb 2016 07:50:43 GMTDESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Official say a small plane crashed off the coast of Destin on the Florida Panhandle, and a search is underway. of Mavericks surf contest takes place Friday, 12 Feb 2016 06:49:04 GMTHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A surfing competition touted as one of the most hazardous sporting events in the world takes place Friday. king, Iraqi, Saudi officials expected at Munich meet, 12 Feb 2016 09:31:48 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah, the Iraqi prime minister and Saudi Arabia's foreign minister are among those expected at a conference opening in southern Germany, after diplomats agreed to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war. mourns young academic, tortured, slain in Cairo, 12 Feb 2016 08:29:07 GMTROME (AP) — A tiny town in northern Italy has opened its homes to mourners arriving from afar for the funeral of a 28-year-old doctoral student who was tortured and slain in Egypt, where he was doing research. farmers head for Athens for protest against taxes, 12 Feb 2016 07:58:29 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Farmers from across Greece have begun gathering in Athens for a two-day protest against the government and its plans to impose new tax hikes and pension charges. Sudan president appoints rebel leader his deputy, 12 Feb 2016 07:51:07 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's president has appointed his rival, rebel leader Riek Machar, as first vice president in a possible government of national unity, a presidential spokesman said Friday. works to assure South Carolina of conservative record, 12 Feb 2016 09:12:04 GMTNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina's Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in New Hampshire, but he's refusing to tailor or shift his message to fit the state's more conservative electorate. spending boosted German economy in fourth quarter, 12 Feb 2016 09:29:00 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter from the quarter before thanks to higher consumer and government spending. bans import of forced labor products, 12 Feb 2016 08:19:06 GMTA bill headed for President Barack Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh, closing a loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law that has failed to keep products of forced and child labor out of America. sets sights _ again _ on 1st national baseball title, 12 Feb 2016 07:30:23 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida has done everything except win a national championship in eight seasons under Kevin O'Sullivan, and here the Gators are again with a roster overflowing with talent and the consensus No. 1 ranking in the preseason polls. show-dog circles, breeders in big cities are a small pack, 12 Feb 2016 07:47:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In the dog world, Angela Reilly is a rare breed. departs for Cuba, first stop before Mexico, 12 Feb 2016 07:55:11 GMTROME (AP) — Pope Francis has begun a seven-day trip that will take him first to Havana, Cuba, then to Mexico. them an offer they can't refuse: Puzo archive for sale, 12 Feb 2016 06:02:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Make them an offer they can't refuse and a massive collection of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's papers can be yours. impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns money, 12 Feb 2016 08:57:21 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has cost the impoverished North a rare source of legitimate hard currency. Seoul says it shut the Kaesong complex in response to the North's recent long-range rocket launch to keep its impoverished neighbor from using the money factories provided to fund its nuclear and missile programs., US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea, 12 Feb 2016 09:29:46 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Looking to take a harder line after North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, officials said Friday.