FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Jul 2016 09:48:56 -07:00Courts derail voting limits pushed by GOP in 3 states, 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. suspended from Turkey's highest court in coup probe, 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. between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali, 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., 4 former UConn stars help overwhelm Canada 83-43, 30 Jul 2016 14:15:30 GMTBRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court., yeah! Rednecks hold their blanking Summer Games, 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. demonstrators protest plan to deploy UN police, 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. police question cleric, cousin of murdered model, 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. civilians begin leaving rebel-held parts of Aleppo, 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. Appear to be no survivors in hot air balloon crash in Texas; FAA says at least 16 people on board, 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. dormitories burned in Kenya in wave of arson attacks, 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. ship to tell story of the American Revolution, 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. would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools, 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.'s strict conduct code may have silenced rape victims, 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. Orlando treating whale that beached herself, 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. investigator faces 'deluge of requests' on Russians, 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.'s ID cards get recognition from police, immigrants, 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. Latest: Good start to third round of PGA Championship, 30 Jul 2016 16:06:21 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): governor criticizes Merkel's 'we will manage' mantra, 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. doubles down on dairy distinction with goat farms, 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. burgeons as an art gallery district, 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. World Cup success, Australia stood for better wages, 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. delegation arrives in Egypt for bailout talks, 30 Jul 2016 16:21:06 GMTCAIRO (AP) — A delegation from the International Monetary Fund has arrived in Egypt, responding to a request for a multibillion dollar bailout for the country's flagging economy. tests West's sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia, 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. Indianapolis officer charged with attempted murder, 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. Latest: Wildfire near Big Sur destroys 57 homes, 30 Jul 2016 16:18:52 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires burning in the West (all times local): between Turkish forces, Kurdish rebels kills 43, 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. 8 summer nights, 2 starkly different visions of America, 30 Jul 2016 15:24:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For eight summer nights, there were two starkly different visions of America. lawmakers hold no-confidence vote, PM under threat, 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. Latest: Streb still talk of the PGA, 30 Jul 2016 14:40:54 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): seeks return to political relevance on Trump coattails, 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. officials: 3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting north of Seattle, 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. look at state flag-protection laws, 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: Kansas City suburbs at center of political backlash, 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. believe no survivors in Texas balloon crash, 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. killed, 2 seriously injured when bus skids off Norway road, 30 Jul 2016 15:44:13 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian police say one person was killed and two people were seriously injured when a tourist bus skidded off the road in the middle of the Nordic nation. caretakers say they are being punished for complaints, 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. star Mikulak looking for international breakthrough, 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. Tulsa volunteer sheriff's deputy program revived, 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.' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist, 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. driver school trains for Georgia's film industry needs, 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. cop or bad cop? Police chief under fire over outbursts, 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. president calls off truce after rebel attack, 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. urges clergy to go into the world, tend to the needy, 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. says no change in concussion-like symptoms, 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. to appeal blanket ban on weightlifters for Olympics, 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., Clinton spar for national security upper hand, 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. Army secretary says US-South Korea war games to proceed, 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. air balloon carrying at least 16 people crashes in Texas, 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. governor, WWII ambassador to Britain getting his due, 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. government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebels, 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.