FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 07 Feb 2016 05:04:30 -08:00Korean skier earns applause at 2018 Olympics test eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cfece733f1c46e1b6f4f6ff69568987Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:31:16 GMTJEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — South Korean skier Kim Hyeon-tae had a modest goal in his World Cup debut: to finish within five seconds of the winner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cfece733f1c46e1b6f4f6ff69568987Taiwan rescuers dig through quake rubble to reach survivorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d6d20196f104092a714b3ae4c9fd845Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:58:57 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday attempted to reach people trapped within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan, which killed at least 23 others, as families anxiously waited on site.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d6d20196f104092a714b3ae4c9fd845Lara Gut wins Super-G World Cup race, Vonn 3rdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5a73eba98934a10be40a06bfd89fe3bSun, 07 Feb 2016 12:30:21 GMTGARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lara Gut of Switzerland won her first Super-G race of the season on Sunday to cut into Lindsey Vonn's overall World Cup lead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5a73eba98934a10be40a06bfd89fe3bIraqi Kurds protest against Turkey, 3 police woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b049610928df40febf7c2b14a1f0799eSun, 07 Feb 2016 12:32:46 GMTIRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Protests against Turkey in Iraq's northern Kurdish region turned violent on Sunday, with three police officers wounded.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b049610928df40febf7c2b14a1f0799eIsraeli leader calls on world to condemn arson of synagoguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bff3c8cf44b43aa95f1f891cb298ccaSun, 07 Feb 2016 11:40:13 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on the world to condemn a suspected arson attack against a makeshift synagogue in the West Bank where Jewish Torah scrolls were burned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bff3c8cf44b43aa95f1f891cb298ccaN. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada230d4fd7c4b15a1e7ed457f8449c4Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:25:48 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapor" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile technology and yet another "intolerable provocation."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada230d4fd7c4b15a1e7ed457f8449c4San Francisco police chase ends with crash thought to kill 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aab23553a01249b2860612354004f1f5Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:29:42 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A police chase in San Francisco on Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aab23553a01249b2860612354004f1f5Directors Guild gives top award to Mexican director Innarituhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/446b74336eef411a9f2aef809d0ca482Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:32:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu won the top feature film directing award Saturday from the Directors Guild of America for his work on "The Revenant."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/446b74336eef411a9f2aef809d0ca482Police officer killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/479acabd78e4451688776190af9579b3Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:28:09 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan policeman was killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the country's east, an official said on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/479acabd78e4451688776190af9579b3Bertens gives Dutch surprise win over Russia in Fed Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa1b006f053440fbf353ead8036f0c7Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:00:06 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Last year's finalist Russia suffered a surprise first-round defeat in the Fed Cup on Sunday as the Netherlands built an unassailable 3-0 lead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa1b006f053440fbf353ead8036f0c7The Latest: Seoul restricts entry to joint park with Northhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83696c128bd45558f9593cf79b04eb6Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:50:14 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83696c128bd45558f9593cf79b04eb6Demolition of famous LA bridge ahead of schedulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd0d5093ec7d470ebaf1b7aea128b674Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:34:00 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Demolition of a portion of a downtown Los Angeles bridge is ahead of schedule, and officials say they could reopen a portion of the U.S. 101 Freeway early.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd0d5093ec7d470ebaf1b7aea128b674Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b355716652b24d54ba2052a1d9c901f3Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:22:21 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy site says it opposes a new prayer area for non-Orthodox Jews at the adjacent Western Wall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b355716652b24d54ba2052a1d9c901f3Duchess of Cambridge: Support children's mental healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e4d93a4e984dac96e36015f0351214Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:24:05 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge says in a new video that she and Prince William want all children to get support during difficult times to help them overcome mental health challenges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e4d93a4e984dac96e36015f0351214AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6964f7af76d3412d95876db5ca822479Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:39:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6964f7af76d3412d95876db5ca822479Hut fire kills all 10 family member on Pakistani islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9380e0f4f01643e284b08cfd3946b4baSun, 07 Feb 2016 11:31:01 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani police official says fire has killed all 10 members of a fisherman's family on an island in southern Pakistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9380e0f4f01643e284b08cfd3946b4baStorms may brew, but in N. Korea pride over new satellitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49470b3a1988459aa55ec3179a146f07Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:17:13 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hours after the rest of the world already knew, North Korea's state media triumphantly announced in a special news bulletin to the nation Sunday it had successfully launched a satellite into orbit, calling it a major milestone in the nation's history and the "greatest gift of loyalty" to the country's young leader, Kim Jong Un.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49470b3a1988459aa55ec3179a146f07MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a67a268572474c87102c4a4b110719Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:22:25 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an MVP award.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a67a268572474c87102c4a4b110719Facing NH loss, Clinton looks ahead to counter Sandershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59901f515da34609805dde1f76290511Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:06:06 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With a victory seemingly out of reach in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is looking ahead to the next round of voting to reposition her campaign to counter the rising primary threat of insurgent Sen. Bernie Sanders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59901f515da34609805dde1f76290511Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from quake rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24cd3ea445774f48a6b70afbadacda3cSun, 07 Feb 2016 10:51:07 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — With anxious families waiting nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed a day earlier in a powerful earthquake that shook southern Taiwan and killed at least 26 people. More than 100 remained buried in the building's rubble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24cd3ea445774f48a6b70afbadacda3cBosnian first-graders reach out to deaf schoolmatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79652cae984c401daabca4b5ad77304aSun, 07 Feb 2016 11:44:14 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — When Mirzana Coralic asked the primary school in her Sarajevo neighborhood whether they would enroll her deaf son, teacher Sanela Ljumanovic volunteered without thinking much about it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79652cae984c401daabca4b5ad77304aTaiwan rescuers pull out survivors from quake rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37ef1b5e67b4493a952c036b4bde2208Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:41:06 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday painstaking pulled out more survivors from the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan, which killed at least 24 people, as families anxiously waited on site.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37ef1b5e67b4493a952c036b4bde2208Police chase ends with fatal crash; 3 believed to be deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e77d064cac1c4da4bf567ff05357ea0fSun, 07 Feb 2016 08:27:31 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A police chase Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e77d064cac1c4da4bf567ff05357ea0fInarritu wins top DGA prize, further obscuring awards seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e1e5d89ace14aa4976c50e64836be19Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:05:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An unclear cinematic season got a little foggier on Saturday with Alejandro Inarritu's Directors Guild win for his harrowing frontier epic "The Revenant." With only weeks to go before the Academy Awards on Feb. 28, the race is still as wide open as ever.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e1e5d89ace14aa4976c50e64836be19Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/179163b41c9d4dc9950fdada6b6131cbSun, 07 Feb 2016 11:58:21 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio faced withering criticism of his readiness to be president and his policy depth in the last Republican debate before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other candidates launched an aggressive campaign to slow the Florida senator's rise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/179163b41c9d4dc9950fdada6b6131cbErdogan: US should choose between Turkey, Kurdish forceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/668332334e1548778509bf48152587ecSun, 07 Feb 2016 11:32:05 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president has lashed out at the United States a week after a President Barack Obama's envoy visited a northern Syrian town that is under the control of Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara considers terrorists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/668332334e1548778509bf48152587ecAlgeria's parliament to vote on a new constitutionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44b0fbc1d2604824a0d783a05d6c6996Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:24:57 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's parliament will be voting on a new constitution that's aimed at reforming the country by limiting presidents to two terms and recognizing the language used by its Berber minority as official.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44b0fbc1d2604824a0d783a05d6c6996Directors Guild Awards gives top award to Mexican directorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5181cc3f973a4e479105987221fb548bSun, 07 Feb 2016 07:20:06 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu has won the top feature film directing award from the Directors Guild of America for his work on "The Revenant."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5181cc3f973a4e479105987221fb548bThe Latest: NATO chief strongly condemns N. Korea rockethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c120868de0440ecbf523d9e8be091f7Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:33:38 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c120868de0440ecbf523d9e8be091f7Guest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81ce8da1226a4456ae191b7185ca4e11Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:38:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81ce8da1226a4456ae191b7185ca4e11Directors Guild gives top award to Mexican director Inarrituhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae455d33e834817934bb2c08676ec98Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:03:56 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu won the top prize Saturday from the Directors Guild of America for his work on "The Revenant."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae455d33e834817934bb2c08676ec98Extremists free Australian woman kidnapped in Burkina Fasohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1c54f4d27f402dbd2dc63b20887f26Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:16:36 GMTNIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Islamic extremists have freed an Australian woman kidnapped last month in northern Burkina Faso, although her husband remains in captivity despite pleas from the family and efforts by officials to secure his release.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1c54f4d27f402dbd2dc63b20887f26Rubio under fire in GOP debate after rise in pollshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5931db9978be4358b344c6a8f3c5e824Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:51:37 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals vigorously challenging his readiness to be president and the depth of his expertise as they sought to salvage their own White House hopes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5931db9978be4358b344c6a8f3c5e824Super Bowl's Broncos, Panthers excel at defense differentlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e04a40e8e247bdac110e8fbac8d836Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:33:39 GMTSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Sometime late last season or early this season — depends on whom you ask — Josh Norman and the Carolina Panthers' other defensive backs were heading toward a drill as part of their weekly "Turnover Circuit," when assistant coach Eric Washington yelled out a spur-of-the-moment greeting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e04a40e8e247bdac110e8fbac8d836Light quake shakes buildings in Tokyo; no injuries or damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/692d2d39a73a4b5ea911ac5bc26fd481Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:43:21 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A light earthquake struck north of Tokyo on Sunday, shaking buildings in the Japanese capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/692d2d39a73a4b5ea911ac5bc26fd481Pope pleas for help for Syrians fleeing war so they survivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ae7275542d46269a148792760c856eSun, 07 Feb 2016 11:53:16 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has made a public plea for help for Syrians fleeing civil war so that their survival and dignity are assured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ae7275542d46269a148792760c856eUAE says it's prepared to send ground forces to Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b53c94591a224c52ab663cd6aacb50a1Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:27:27 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top official in the United Arab Emirates said Sunday that his country is prepared to send ground troops to Syria to fight Islamic State militants as part of an international coalition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b53c94591a224c52ab663cd6aacb50a1Debate Takeaways: Rubio shaken, Trump not stirredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/868df8ebf81345d5abeea26fcc6cae37Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:31:07 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — There have been no higher stakes on a Republican debate stage in the 2016 campaign for president than there were Saturday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/868df8ebf81345d5abeea26fcc6cae37Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in 'massive' avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7acec60d9cc34574b8ba3e07980b95ccSun, 07 Feb 2016 11:07:52 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Five people were killed when a "massive" avalanche in the Austrian Alps struck skiers from the Czech Republic taking part in a freeriding camp, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7acec60d9cc34574b8ba3e07980b95ccDivisive Polish party leader Kaczynski pulls the stringshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3210da383d5e4f7b90d3625046ef175eSun, 07 Feb 2016 07:45:35 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — When Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban had a secret five-hour meeting in a secluded mountain resort with the most powerful person in Poland, he didn't convene with his counterpart or the Polish president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3210da383d5e4f7b90d3625046ef175eSpanish police arrest 6 on suspicion of jihadi links to IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ff81773567c431d81da5b0c141343b3Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:37:57 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested six suspected members of a jihadi cell linked to Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra militants during raids in the eastern provinces of Valencia and Alicante and in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ff81773567c431d81da5b0c141343b3Police: Israeli soldier stabbed in southern Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c251051bd44493ca2aff0bf1ba7633cSun, 07 Feb 2016 07:59:57 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a soldier has been stabbed in southern Israel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c251051bd44493ca2aff0bf1ba7633cWhat N. Korea rocket launch may mean for region and worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/685212b602264e059b04a4eee1197aa1Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:06:50 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday, the first day of its announced eight-day launch window and about a month after the country's fourth nuclear test led to international condemnation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/685212b602264e059b04a4eee1197aa1Afghan official: Meeting with Taliban could be this monthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/136559ec5f464200b7fa4ba69d35f616Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:57:49 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the government expects to hold direct talks with representatives of the Taliban by the end of this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/136559ec5f464200b7fa4ba69d35f616Backstage with Flea on Super Bowl, Bernie Sandershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0761bf65f704972b879dcd715d8d5c8Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:10:42 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's been a busy weekend mixed with football and politics for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and bassist Flea wouldn't have it any other way.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0761bf65f704972b879dcd715d8d5c8Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu wins the top feature film directing award from the Directors Guild of America for his work on "The Revenant"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4a05f4169224848afac433978fa4b7bSun, 07 Feb 2016 07:12:57 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu wins the top feature film directing award from the Directors Guild of America for his work on "The Revenant"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4a05f4169224848afac433978fa4b7bSri Lanka's Tamil leaders call for UN help on 4,000 missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55a3c616f8a6487eb098917dc1448c44Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:53:52 GMTJAFFNA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's ethnic Tamil leaders on Sunday asked the top U.N. human rights official to help determine the fate of more than 4,000 civilians reported missing in the country's long civil war amid the government's assertion that most of them are probably dead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55a3c616f8a6487eb098917dc1448c44The Latest: Germany, France condemn N. Korea rocket launchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de56b3bbfa2443a79c3999a9d2fa2741Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:01:30 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de56b3bbfa2443a79c3999a9d2fa2741Turkey: Reaching limits but will keep taking in refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bc3240d856b4958a342b5ccc25948b4Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:49:48 GMTKILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has reached the end of its "capacity to absorb" refugees but will continue to take them in, the deputy premier said Sunday, as his country faced mounting pressure to open its border to tens of thousands of Syrians who have fled a government onslaught.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bc3240d856b4958a342b5ccc25948b4Burning Man tickets to include live entertainment taxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceabf3e4671a4d48bbe1f00dd1909bdcSun, 07 Feb 2016 06:55:46 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — People buying Burning Man tickets later this month will also pay live entertainment tax for the first time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceabf3e4671a4d48bbe1f00dd1909bdc