FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:50:25 -07:00Courts derail voting limits pushed by GOP in 3 stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7722bf6c7a144e448c0bc92afbecddf4Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:52:39 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Courts have dealt setbacks in three states to Republican efforts that critics contend restrict voting rights — blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7722bf6c7a144e448c0bc92afbecddf4A look at the deadliest hot air balloon accidentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b755d8c7b684f3aabc8aeed6c6febf8Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:48:37 GMTA hot air balloon crashed and caught fire Saturday morning in Lockhart, Texas, about 30 miles outside of Austin. Authorities say it's unlikely the at least 16 people on board survived.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b755d8c7b684f3aabc8aeed6c6febf8Dozens suspended from Turkey's highest court in coup probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8061aa3ae7724e5485e7ac33ba3f1205Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:28:51 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Dozens of employees at Turkey's highest court have been suspended from their jobs as part of the government crackdown in the wake of a failed military coup, authorities said Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8061aa3ae7724e5485e7ac33ba3f1205Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Malihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45e25161e592485fa73bf9efb75442b9Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:20:13 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Fighting has broken out in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the government of this West African country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45e25161e592485fa73bf9efb75442b9Heck, yeah! Rednecks hold their blanking Summer Gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9752f99a474463285362c09d89a838aSat, 30 Jul 2016 16:09:31 GMTHEBRON, Maine (AP) — There will be no world-class athletes or top-notch sporting venues. But you will find barbecue, beer and muddy tugs of war at the event formerly known as the Redneck Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9752f99a474463285362c09d89a838aBurundi demonstrators protest plan to deploy UN policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/493cf17fd64b4342b8b5d65f7424e83fSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:19:45 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — More than 1,000 people in Burundi participated in a government-backed demonstration in the capital, Bujumbura, Saturday to protest France's proposal passed by U.N. Security Council to deploy U.N. police to the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/493cf17fd64b4342b8b5d65f7424e83fPakistani police question cleric, cousin of murdered modelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/683c613923df4680b7be28536961df5dSat, 30 Jul 2016 14:58:07 GMTMULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have questioned a cleric and a cousin of the model and social media star Qandeel Baloch who was killed for "family honor" after she posted pictures on Facebook deemed "shameful" by her brother.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/683c613923df4680b7be28536961df5dSyrian civilians begin leaving rebel-held parts of Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4912b5d2fb6646a8856aa3ff9b384de8Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:29:18 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of families and some opposition fighters started leaving besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday after the government opened safe corridors for civilians and fighters who want to leave, state media reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4912b5d2fb6646a8856aa3ff9b384de8Authorities: Appear to be no survivors in hot air balloon crash in Texas; FAA says at least 16 people on boardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09a41209d7244225bde6ce2f88086b59Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:57:38 GMTLOCKHART, Texas (AP) — Authorities: Appear to be no survivors in hot air balloon crash in Texas; FAA says at least 16 people on board.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09a41209d7244225bde6ce2f88086b59118 dormitories burned in Kenya in wave of arson attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9809fa5c41df4627b5bb87de281b21bcSat, 30 Jul 2016 14:59:48 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — More than 100 high school dormitories in Kenya have been burned in a wave of arson attacks over the past three months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9809fa5c41df4627b5bb87de281b21bc45-foot ship to tell story of the American Revolutionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df90f6af24d4d5d849aa10595212e0dSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:00:37 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Visitors to the birthplace of America can soon climb aboard a life-size Revolutionary era privateer ship in the heart of the city's historic district, while staying firmly planted on land.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df90f6af24d4d5d849aa10595212e0dBill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c908c47c97647cbb3ba0016ae2721e9Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:15:45 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground — California's religious colleges and universities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c908c47c97647cbb3ba0016ae2721e9Baylor's strict conduct code may have silenced rape victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec31111499b04bd2aaa71567ad889e74Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:51:26 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The sexual assault scandal that took down Baylor University's president and revered football coach also found a problem with a bedrock of the school's faith-based education: a student conduct code banning alcohol, drugs and premarital sex that may have driven some victims into silence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec31111499b04bd2aaa71567ad889e74SeaWorld Orlando treating whale that beached herselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5a4a2370e44176a34fb49cb1e010b7Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:06:11 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A critically ill pygmy killer whale that beached herself off the west coast of Florida is getting treatment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5a4a2370e44176a34fb49cb1e010b7Doping investigator faces 'deluge of requests' on Russianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0252d6df44a44c239468263bd11bad55Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:40:23 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Canadian lawyer who accused Russia of operating a state-run doping program is facing "a deluge of requests" for information on individual athletes implicated in his investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0252d6df44a44c239468263bd11bad55Nonprofit's ID cards get recognition from police, immigrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f842294d58f849648d7e6c595a3d65fbSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:03:09 GMTHILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 200 people with no legal U.S. identification crammed into a North Carolina church on a recent Wednesday night to become part of an ID program created by immigration activists in partnership with police -- one community's response to a pressing issue for immigrants and officers alike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f842294d58f849648d7e6c595a3d65fbThe Latest: Good start to third round of PGA Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2faccad4d77b49fb8767b9c91bc6b462Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:06:21 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2faccad4d77b49fb8767b9c91bc6b462Bavaria governor criticizes Merkel's 'we will manage' mantrahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/441b63ef2bba4c2eb83378fa25e02190Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:14:27 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Bavaria's governor distanced himself anew Saturday from Chancellor Angela Merkel's mantra that "we will manage" the refugee crisis following several attacks in Germany, including two committed by asylum-seekers and claimed by Islamic State extremists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/441b63ef2bba4c2eb83378fa25e02190Wisconsin doubles down on dairy distinction with goat farmshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/703ecc933023466cbb32a4ae3790f426Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:57:13 GMTPIPE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has long been as one of the nation's leaders in cow dairies, farm after pastoral farm tucked into the state's rolling hills. It's earning another milk laurel in the face of increasing demand for goat cheese and milk: the most dairy goats in the U.S. That distinction will only stand to increase when two of the largest goat dairies in the world soon begin operating in northeast Wisconsin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/703ecc933023466cbb32a4ae3790f426Harlem burgeons as an art gallery districthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/826dfec57fc24e8f94bdf81dee6abaecSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:18:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The opening of the Clara Francis Gallery on Wednesday in a renovated Harlem storefront was an exciting moment for Haile King Rubie. It was the first solo show for the 26-year-old painter, whose expressive works are all the more remarkable because he was born with Down syndrome.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/826dfec57fc24e8f94bdf81dee6abaecAfter World Cup success, Australia stood for better wageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecbf3e55be4448d5a16f178ae247cfadSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:56:59 GMTLong before the U.S. women's soccer team filed a federal complaint over wage discrimination, the Australian women fought for better pay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecbf3e55be4448d5a16f178ae247cfadIMF delegation arrives in Egypt for bailout talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/934bc0d8b2bd4572a41974856268ba4dSat, 30 Jul 2016 16:47:23 GMTCAIRO (AP) — A delegation from the International Monetary Fund arrived in Egypt on Saturday, responding to a request for a multibillion dollar bailout for the country's flagging economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/934bc0d8b2bd4572a41974856268ba4dPutin tests West's sanctions resolve on visit to Sloveniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03ba852fe43e49b3a36f85fda5e6adc8Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:55:23 GMTVRSIC, Slovenia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a conciliatory tone Saturday on a visit to Slovenia, shaking hands and honoring dead soldiers as he tested Western resolve in maintaining crippling sanctions against the Kremlin for its role in Ukraine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03ba852fe43e49b3a36f85fda5e6adc8Off-duty Indianapolis officer charged with attempted murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f25c81fa8614e8b919ef76f0eed55deSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:23:12 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis police officer has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a detective investigating a reported domestic violence incident involving the officer and his estranged wife.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f25c81fa8614e8b919ef76f0eed55deThe Latest: Wildfire near Big Sur destroys 57 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c48350139a37421db7c8de7d2b726ca6Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:18:52 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires burning in the West (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c48350139a37421db7c8de7d2b726ca6Fighting between Turkish forces, Kurdish rebels kills 43http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62df4ee3674541cf8cb840c8b82597cdSat, 30 Jul 2016 14:42:14 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Authorities say fighting between Turkish forces and Kurdish rebels in the restive southeast of the country has killed eight Turkish soldiers and 35 Kurdish fighters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62df4ee3674541cf8cb840c8b82597cdFor 8 summer nights, 2 starkly different visions of Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee2ad1f58e07430299fa6cb7a894a89eSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:24:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For eight summer nights, there were two starkly different visions of America.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee2ad1f58e07430299fa6cb7a894a89eTunisian lawmakers hold no-confidence vote, PM under threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2ba5a0eb08a46938d25982133822101Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:21:21 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's parliament is holding a no-confidence vote that is expected to decide the fate of technocratic Prime Minister Habib Essid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2ba5a0eb08a46938d25982133822101The Latest: Streb still talk of the PGAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2ae59364684d679d82fd8e72e278a0Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:40:54 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2ae59364684d679d82fd8e72e278a0Duke seeks return to political relevance on Trump coattailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c6217a0ab343ef8fa204314b5e8a50Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:50:47 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — It would be hard to overstate how much former KKK leader David Duke has attempted to link his 2016 surprise Senate bid to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c6217a0ab343ef8fa204314b5e8a50City officials: 3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting north of Seattlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284924725c67450ca4f7a3e8dfe92715Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:03:21 GMTMUKILTEO, Washington (AP) — A gunman killed three and injured a fourth person early Saturday in a suburban Seattle home where young people had gathered, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284924725c67450ca4f7a3e8dfe92715A look at state flag-protection lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bea9f989c5e34b5fa05552ca52b9420dSat, 30 Jul 2016 14:41:00 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Burning and other acts of destruction aimed at the United States' flag are protected by the U.S. Constitution as forms of free speech, but most American states have their own laws declaring them illegal. An Associated Press analysis found that at least 40 states have similar laws, which occasionally lead to arrests (though seldom, if ever, convictions). A look at the collection of obsolete state laws that live on:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bea9f989c5e34b5fa05552ca52b9420dAffluent Kansas City suburbs at center of political backlashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0288dbdf4ed34ab896f238445b76a640Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:27:49 GMTSHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Small-government Republican conservatives face a political backlash in Kansas because of the state's budget problems and battles over education funding, and the epicenter is in sprawling Kansas City suburbs where residents have cherished public schools for decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0288dbdf4ed34ab896f238445b76a640Officials believe no survivors in Texas balloon crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44b233ab77574a588141fd1586241b71Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:33:43 GMTLOCKHART, Texas (AP) — No one appeared to survive a hot air balloon crash in Central Texas, authorities said Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44b233ab77574a588141fd1586241b711 killed, 2 seriously injured when bus skids off Norway roadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/195182bdbf754b3186061667b6ea34b4Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:47:07 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One person was killed and two people were seriously injured Saturday when a tourist bus skidded off the road and into a ravine in Norway, police and a rescue official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/195182bdbf754b3186061667b6ea34b4NY caretakers say they are being punished for complaintshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47f2e0ffc1ad4442b7bc033cf70e2a83Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:46:23 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some caretakers for disabled New Yorkers say they've been harassed and punished for making complaints about potentially hazardous situations at state facilities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47f2e0ffc1ad4442b7bc033cf70e2a83American star Mikulak looking for international breakthroughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6738f78b3e4487ea7cb57c4b64f5255Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:50:01 GMTThe most important 15 minutes of Sam Mikulak's daily routine doesn't come in the gym or the weight room. They usually take place early in the morning, shortly after he pulls himself out of bed at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6738f78b3e4487ea7cb57c4b64f5255Discredited Tulsa volunteer sheriff's deputy program revivedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/228b3f664e41479db2bda0d495d3c0fdSat, 30 Jul 2016 14:32:45 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy program shut down after a member fatally shot an unarmed black man is back in business with tougher requirements, new Tulsa sheriff Vic Regalado said, although every one of the new reserves was in the old force that was riddled with cronyism and all but three are white in a city with fraught race relations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/228b3f664e41479db2bda0d495d3c0fdStates' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/339b39fde1be4925b0d548bb89ddb160Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:39:37 GMTURBANA, Ill. (AP) — Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/339b39fde1be4925b0d548bb89ddb160Stunt driver school trains for Georgia's film industry needshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44bcbb0632cc4086b5061ed56d9eadc6Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:13:40 GMTDAWSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Stuntwoman Natalie Govin found work easily in South Florida — until funds for the state's film incentives program recently went dry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44bcbb0632cc4086b5061ed56d9eadc6Good cop or bad cop? Police chief under fire over outburstshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1c958d67fe4fe99ae18a8115f51e58Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:30:08 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman has confounded both supporters and critics over the years with dueling good cop-bad cop personalities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1c958d67fe4fe99ae18a8115f51e58Philippine president calls off truce after rebel attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b548714f27ff42ae9280d6b37a586604Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:33:36 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called off a 5-day-old cease-fire after communist guerrillas killed a government militiaman and failed to declare their own truce by a Saturday deadline, in an early setback to his efforts to end one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b548714f27ff42ae9280d6b37a586604Pope urges clergy to go into the world, tend to the needyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1de2c190d9924589945de9f8d7b5a322Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:27:29 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Catholic priests and nuns to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy as he celebrated a Mass on Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. John Paul II, the Polish pontiff whose staunch defense of workers' rights in the 1970s and '80s challenged his nation's then-Communist rulers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1de2c190d9924589945de9f8d7b5a322Earnhardt says no change in concussion-like symptomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f29a1aa8f84e03a1d875aac57bb4aeSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:30:13 GMTLONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his concussion-like symptoms haven't changed and his return to NASCAR doesn't appear imminent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f29a1aa8f84e03a1d875aac57bb4aeRussia to appeal blanket ban on weightlifters for Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7059c5efb4ff4c269aea620df5f44695Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:50:42 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia will immediately appeal the decision to ban all eight of its weightlifters from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for doping.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7059c5efb4ff4c269aea620df5f44695Trump, Clinton spar for national security upper handhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06e6896b4ad742bc8b358bfed97cd2f5Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:21:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes - he as the bold and cunningly unpredictable strongman who will eliminate terrorism; she as the calm, conventional commander in chief who will manage all manner of crises.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06e6896b4ad742bc8b358bfed97cd2f5US Army secretary says US-South Korea war games to proceedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/542738cda03d4e04b84e52fd0730c977Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:47:49 GMTJOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning said Saturday that annual military drills between the United States and South Korea would go ahead next month, despite North Korea's warning of a "vicious" showdown if the war games proceed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/542738cda03d4e04b84e52fd0730c977Hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people crashes in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feb5fa55de424cd2b41442664ea78b08Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:38:00 GMTLOCKHART, Texas (AP) — Federal officials say a hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas, and it is unclear whether there are injuries or deaths.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feb5fa55de424cd2b41442664ea78b08Former governor, WWII ambassador to Britain getting his duehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5162f95e1de04b87b032fae14b1bd335Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:40:01 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Publicly, John Gilbert Winant was a three-term New Hampshire governor, the first leader of the Social Security Administration and U.S. ambassador to Britain during World War II. Privately, he battled depression and massive debt. He shot himself just as his memoirs were about to be published in 1947.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5162f95e1de04b87b032fae14b1bd335Yemen government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e277914e844e40039b482a84ef3d44bbSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:15:22 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's government delegation on Saturday quit talks in Kuwait with Shiite Houthi rebels, having agreed to resume them earlier this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e277914e844e40039b482a84ef3d44bb