FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 25 May 2016 02:08:13 -07:00Guccifer to plead guilty to hacking Bush family emailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf4d5314dbdf444fb2b6ed385292f17bWed, 25 May 2016 08:24:38 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge is expected to take a guilty plea from the Romanian hacker known as Guccifer, who is charged with breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family and others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf4d5314dbdf444fb2b6ed385292f17bOfficials: At least 2 hurt, homes damaged in Kansas stormshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3c9a95699fd42939a1fe38ff5e0f8dfWed, 25 May 2016 06:49:19 GMTDODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Homes were damaged and at least two people were critically injured in Kansas amid severe storms that swept across the Plains, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3c9a95699fd42939a1fe38ff5e0f8dfAsian stock markets rally on US recovery hopeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff5945ade6f34b2e943e1812b1b1729cWed, 25 May 2016 07:03:08 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. housing sales data and overnight gains on Wall Street raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world's largest economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff5945ade6f34b2e943e1812b1b1729cCasino magnate Wynn envisions water paradise in dry Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7649524de556470aa4a4d3c7b37ec8c4Wed, 25 May 2016 08:13:39 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Imagine a white sand beach with a bar at the dock. Water skiers flash by a small island, where fireworks shoot from twin peaks. Now imagine this water paradise is in the desert of drought-stricken Nevada.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7649524de556470aa4a4d3c7b37ec8c4China's Wanda prepares for battle with 'old brand'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bad5cc0c6f34f81b3ed92817ade945dWed, 25 May 2016 07:35:22 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Mickey Mouse has a new and deep-pocketed challenger: China's shopping mall king.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bad5cc0c6f34f81b3ed92817ade945dHuawei files lawsuits accusing Samsung of violating patentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d0976ae40dc462083ae5284aa33c41fWed, 25 May 2016 07:22:20 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that highlights the rise of Asian competitors as technology creators.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d0976ae40dc462083ae5284aa33c41fFBI director to speak at Birmingham civil rights conferencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b9ff895bfd645089e59f55dc9419994Wed, 25 May 2016 08:42:50 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is scheduled to speak in Birmingham, Alabama, as part of a conference on civil rights and law enforcement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b9ff895bfd645089e59f55dc9419994Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c75876248684129b5421899266ec076Wed, 25 May 2016 08:53:50 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and that they have appointed a successor — a scholar known for extremist views who is unlikely to back a peace process with Kabul.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c75876248684129b5421899266ec076Top general urges lawmakers to preserve Afghan visa programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae29d0c642645db9b101e1f280e1c7cWed, 25 May 2016 07:36:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Afghan civilians who assisted the American-led coalition as interpreters, firefighters and construction workers could be in serious danger if Congress cancels a program that allows them to resettle in the United States, according to the top American commander in Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae29d0c642645db9b101e1f280e1c7cPhoenix-area police seek suspect after 2 hit by gunfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71b4f16e709e46a3a68f324ad6082245Wed, 25 May 2016 07:38:01 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say they're searching for at least one suspect after a motorist in the Phoenix area was hit by gunfire, another was wounded in a carjacking, and a patrol cruiser was struck by a bullet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71b4f16e709e46a3a68f324ad6082245Hearing set on future of violence-plagued New Orleans jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4edb12aec7124479be6639e7fe2b19a9Wed, 25 May 2016 08:50:31 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge is set to hear arguments on whether he should take the drastic step of stripping an elected sheriff of his authority to run the violence-plagued New Orleans jail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4edb12aec7124479be6639e7fe2b19a9Toyota to expand in Malaysia with $488 million planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d12e793b4124598953955dd6b1b1225Wed, 25 May 2016 07:23:28 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday that it will build a second factory in Malaysia as part of expansion to meet rising local demand.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d12e793b4124598953955dd6b1b1225Planners seek to transform border town into destinationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c038cef7be44cffad8c1331c6e00327Wed, 25 May 2016 08:20:51 GMTSANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store steel coil, wind turbine blades and specialty glass.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c038cef7be44cffad8c1331c6e00327Pakistan army tells US it is concerned over drone strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05fd8fad0f0d4dd3b209859cc435171eWed, 25 May 2016 08:26:16 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military says the country's army chief met with U.S. Ambassador David Hale to express Islamabad's serious concerns over the drone strike that killed the former Taliban leader.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05fd8fad0f0d4dd3b209859cc435171eChina: Taiwan's female leader 'extreme' because she's singlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40fd5a4dfec34be09c48f0c8302b215dWed, 25 May 2016 08:31:44 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Taiwan's new president is "extreme" in her politics because she's an unmarried woman lacking the emotional balance provided by romantic and family life, a member of China's body for relations with the self-governing island wrote in a newspaper opinion piece.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40fd5a4dfec34be09c48f0c8302b215dYoung map experts put on the spot at National Geographic Beehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21a81f4a3ed4472ebcf844946c4bd3eeWed, 25 May 2016 08:20:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Ten of the nation's top young experts on maps, borders, culture and history will be competing for the title of National Geographic Bee champion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21a81f4a3ed4472ebcf844946c4bd3eePolice find bodies believed to be missing Washington couplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/399095d3490e45e5a8f0ad7fed7ba892Wed, 25 May 2016 08:42:42 GMTEVERETT, Wash. (AP) — For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been slain. Prosecutors had charged two brothers with their murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/399095d3490e45e5a8f0ad7fed7ba892Evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp continues for 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0804cfb789244822bf2234e41bad4a51Wed, 25 May 2016 07:42:33 GMTIDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Refugees and other migrants were boarding buses heading to organized camps Monday on the second day of an operation to evacuate the sprawling Idomeni refugee camp on the Greek-Macedonian border.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0804cfb789244822bf2234e41bad4a51Philippine Congress starts counting presidential, VP voteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b48090514c4ddcaabacf4dbc943011Wed, 25 May 2016 08:15:25 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Congress has reopened to do an official count of the votes cast May 9 for the presidential and vice presidential elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b48090514c4ddcaabacf4dbc943011Eric Trump, helping his father, balances company, campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c856959e0b4d51a62d952305ec2292Wed, 25 May 2016 07:31:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The windows of Eric Trump's office in the Trump Tower offer breathtaking views of some of Manhattan's most expensive real estate. It's there the youngest of Donald Trump's adult sons is reflecting on eye-opening moments from a world far away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c856959e0b4d51a62d952305ec2292Prosecution, defense offer opposite views of Alabama speakerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c67db5677554003b264d25b3d7fae94Wed, 25 May 2016 08:39:53 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers offered jurors opposing views of Alabama House speaker Mike Hubbard as he went on trial on felony ethics charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c67db5677554003b264d25b3d7fae94Trump says he's holding fundraisers only because GOP askedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb3e973001c246e79b063a69541d5f91Wed, 25 May 2016 07:28:56 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Donald Trump says he is only asking wealthy donors for their money because the Republican National Committee wants him to.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb3e973001c246e79b063a69541d5f91Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11c6045dde014e0083d24ff5615c5bd3Wed, 25 May 2016 06:58:23 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations will undoubtedly voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week. Finding a consensus on how to breathe life into their sluggish economies is proving more elusive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11c6045dde014e0083d24ff5615c5bd3Taliban bomber hits court minibus in Kabul, killing 11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f62d90c800ed4552a9648895b6623957Wed, 25 May 2016 08:31:07 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f62d90c800ed4552a9648895b6623957Philippine population growth slows as contraceptives spreadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/939481dd86574698b9694d1d75a70986Wed, 25 May 2016 08:43:27 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' annual population growth rate has slowed as more people in the predominantly Roman Catholic country use contraception.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/939481dd86574698b9694d1d75a70986Suspect in Charleston church shooting faces highest penaltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c17d28b748c4f8cbbe672d3e17c51f2Wed, 25 May 2016 07:40:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a year after the brutal shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday its intent to seek the death penalty against the man facing federal hate crime charges in the killings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c17d28b748c4f8cbbe672d3e17c51f2Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6776e4478e3b4630a7654a73725098d7Wed, 25 May 2016 07:01:02 GMT"How old is this kid? Still wearing diapers." — Donald Trump to a demonstrator as a protest outside his rally in New Mexico turned violent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6776e4478e3b4630a7654a73725098d7TSA chief headed back to Capitol Hill to talk airport lineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ec83e1b5e7945c48e0734f387f32116Wed, 25 May 2016 07:42:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Transportation Security Administration is heading back to Capitol Hill Wednesday to try to explain what his agency is doing to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have already snarled the fledgling summer travel season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ec83e1b5e7945c48e0734f387f32116Mount Vernon exhibit looks at Washington as slaveholderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0920246271d405e891289f5d7deda46Wed, 25 May 2016 08:17:41 GMTMOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) — It is the unavoidable Achilles' heel in the reputation of George Washington and so many other Founding Fathers: that men who risked their lives to protect their nation's liberty were also slaveholders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0920246271d405e891289f5d7deda46Baltimore police leader acknowledges flaws exposed by trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd4cf7b4913d4ca29482d5d3a1e8e6b9Wed, 25 May 2016 07:51:22 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The trial of an officer cleared in the arrest of a young black man who died from injuries suffered in police custody has exposed deep systemic problems within the Baltimore Police Department: Officers are inadequately trained and routinely ignore rules and regulations designed to keep people safe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd4cf7b4913d4ca29482d5d3a1e8e6b9Obama uses light moment with rapper to espouse free speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d13733c9adf84df6bd3e0a686e993a8fWed, 25 May 2016 08:47:21 GMTHO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's parting shot before leaving communist Vietnam: let people express themselves.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d13733c9adf84df6bd3e0a686e993a8fIsraeli official: Deal reached to expand government, Lieberman to become defense ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/101e7ff9477c4b078306bbe2ae1761e2Wed, 25 May 2016 06:59:56 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli official: Deal reached to expand government, Lieberman to become defense minister.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/101e7ff9477c4b078306bbe2ae1761e2Taliban bomber hits court minibus in Kabul, killing 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99744d4c3d1c4adbb44d613e1b9f5ed6Wed, 25 May 2016 07:55:45 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 10 people, an Afghan official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99744d4c3d1c4adbb44d613e1b9f5ed6Lawyer: Groundwork being laid for possible Savchenko swaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abf0643c69a84b6287ef478774f91222Wed, 25 May 2016 08:08:35 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for one of two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine says the groundwork is being laid for a possible exchange with Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is imprisoned in Russia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abf0643c69a84b6287ef478774f912226 Barcelona police injured in clashes with squat protestershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/825d393a0a974872a1c87c9d35063b50Wed, 25 May 2016 08:35:49 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police say six officers were slightly injured in a second night of clashes with protesters supporting squatters in Spain's northeastern port city of Barcelona.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/825d393a0a974872a1c87c9d35063b50Investigators examine records, wreckage in skydiving crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0038e32bd26844d3bddb142b5c56fa81Wed, 25 May 2016 08:54:44 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Investigators are reviewing the records and the burned-out wreckage of the single-engine plane in Hawaii that went up in flames just after takeoff and then exploded as it hit the ground, killing the pilot, two instructors and two tandem jumpers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0038e32bd26844d3bddb142b5c56fa81House GOP faces first vote on Puerto Rico billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7179aa26549d4ffe885410cf8175b321Wed, 25 May 2016 07:40:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are attempting to hold together a rare bipartisan deal to help Puerto Rico manage its crippling finances as a committee begins considering the legislation Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7179aa26549d4ffe885410cf8175b321German Cabinet finalizing details on migrant integrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78cdd42338e14788b66a7dc2fc23b8a9Wed, 25 May 2016 08:01:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet is meeting to finalize details of new measures to help deal with the influx of some 1.1 million migrants who were registered entering Germany last year, including getting them into the workforce faster and promoting broader German language skills.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78cdd42338e14788b66a7dc2fc23b8a9AGs: Pelvic mesh implants caused dire complicationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/567321b2507a4b8badb3543b07ae36a8Wed, 25 May 2016 08:38:51 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Dawna Hankins was scheduled to have a partial hysterectomy in 2008 when her doctor suggested implanting a vaginal mesh device at the same time to deal with minor incontinence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/567321b2507a4b8badb3543b07ae36a8Renowned Chinese writer Yang Jiang dies at age 104http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b1f442ac0af4a8cacb9323b8736ed36Wed, 25 May 2016 07:39:39 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Renowned Chinese writer Yang Jiang, known for her prolific output and marriage to an equally famous author, died Wednesday at age 104, state media said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b1f442ac0af4a8cacb9323b8736ed36Military spouses struggle to find jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33ccbead6cb240edb6265ddc920f23dfWed, 25 May 2016 07:20:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Military spouses struggle to find jobs and are more likely to work for less pay or in positions below their education level, spurring unemployment and other costs of as much as $1 billion a year, according to a study.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33ccbead6cb240edb6265ddc920f23dfFrance tapping fuel stocks as strikes cause gas shortageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25dad85d9aa34ee79ee5e79c2fd82b8fWed, 25 May 2016 07:32:47 GMTPARIS (AP) — France has begun using its fuel reserves to deal with gasoline shortages caused by strikes and protests over a divisive labor reform.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25dad85d9aa34ee79ee5e79c2fd82b8fAustralian who raped German backpacker sentenced to 9 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bd929e1acb94ecdbc2579f6ea37487eWed, 25 May 2016 07:16:00 GMTBRISBANE, Australia (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped, drugged and raped a German backpacker was sentenced to nine years in prison on Wednesday for an attack that has drawn comparisons to the grisly Australian horror film "Wolf Creek."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bd929e1acb94ecdbc2579f6ea37487eGerman Chancellor Merkel says Cabinet has agreed on package of measures that are 'milestone' in integrating migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dc3bdcdbcaa47d4a46c25b5f1975577Wed, 25 May 2016 08:54:08 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Merkel says Cabinet has agreed on package of measures that are 'milestone' in integrating migrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dc3bdcdbcaa47d4a46c25b5f1975577Israeli official says deal reached to expand governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4f36f9c16814429842c7c31534a3d23Wed, 25 May 2016 07:44:32 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reached a deal to expand his coalition government by bringing in the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party and appointing its leader Avigdor Lieberman as the new defense minister, a government official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4f36f9c16814429842c7c31534a3d23Obama urges Vietnam youth to tackle climate changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03b6e3ac5e8a4193b761b32e3e335383Wed, 25 May 2016 07:34:25 GMTHO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Wrapping up a historic visit to Vietnam, U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised the country's next generation of leaders for being more conscious of the environment than previous generations and urged them to "do something about" climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03b6e3ac5e8a4193b761b32e3e335383Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56a6a5c6ab264623b5b8defe0465c137Wed, 25 May 2016 07:45:11 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, demonstrators at a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades. Authorities labeled it a "riot."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56a6a5c6ab264623b5b8defe0465c137Gov't report: Feds spend billions to run ancient technologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/717c34f3dba246638e4b8b3ae961cf01Wed, 25 May 2016 07:27:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems, including platforms more than 50 years old in vital areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security. One still uses floppy disks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/717c34f3dba246638e4b8b3ae961cf01Evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp continues for 2nd dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9673ae4b540d4ad4a74c44e37c5b8b31Wed, 25 May 2016 07:04:38 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have begun for a second day moving people out of the sprawling Idomeni refugee camp on the country's northern border with Macedonia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9673ae4b540d4ad4a74c44e37c5b8b31Rights group: Israeli army probes of soldiers a fig leafhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71f69b94272340c38c65e034b8057cb1Wed, 25 May 2016 08:10:18 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A leading Israeli rights group said Wednesday it will stop seeking investigations of Israeli soldiers suspected of abusing Palestinians, arguing that internal military probes have failed to deliver justice and effectively help whitewash half a century of occupation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71f69b94272340c38c65e034b8057cb1