FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:12:35 -07:00The Latest: US calls for meeting on weapons proliferationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f837af31004b4c29982b3d7c59cc4063Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:56:29 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f837af31004b4c29982b3d7c59cc4063Iraqi prime minister says Iraqi forces have begun operation to retake town of Hawija from Islamic State grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed68ccfb9dc1488da05b9cebaa2a878eThu, 21 Sep 2017 04:33:43 GMTIRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi prime minister says Iraqi forces have begun operation to retake town of Hawija from Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed68ccfb9dc1488da05b9cebaa2a878eIraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from IS grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c430269ae2c4f1aa5ebd822661214c1Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:38:02 GMTIRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's prime minister says Iraqi forces have begun the operation to retake the town of Hawija from the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c430269ae2c4f1aa5ebd822661214c1Seoul to resume humanitarian aid to NKorea; doesn't set datehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a260d1cf032448fd8fd54509a1eca4ceThu, 21 Sep 2017 02:51:55 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the assistance amid tension created by North Korea's nuclear tests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a260d1cf032448fd8fd54509a1eca4ceSEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef313d75022e4d858f3fcbdc83cb2b13Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:36:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday that a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef313d75022e4d858f3fcbdc83cb2b13Illinois court to issue ruling in Drew Peterson murder casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/606210c3e57547bf9ad8d87243b9a5bbThu, 21 Sep 2017 05:05:44 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on whether former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson was properly convicted of murder in the death of his third wife.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/606210c3e57547bf9ad8d87243b9a5bbThe Latest: Twitter to meet with Senate investigatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8a96874966465bb926f0171c9f8a03Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:01:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia probe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8a96874966465bb926f0171c9f8a03Nationals rally for 6 runs in 8th to beat Braveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d60d70299fad494fbaf803174131d361Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:33:26 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Manager Dusty Baker was hardly surprised that the heart of the Nationals' order took so many pitches in the eighth inning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d60d70299fad494fbaf803174131d361Asian shares weaken, dollar up after Fed's latest statementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eabcd17593e4967943cb820ec1afc5dThu, 21 Sep 2017 02:55:29 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eabcd17593e4967943cb820ec1afc5dThai authorities detain well-known anti-Muslim Buddhist monkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce5cad037dd14db5990c9267b0f2efd9Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:43 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have detained a Buddhist monk who has posted online videos that harshly denounce Islam.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce5cad037dd14db5990c9267b0f2efd9The Latest: Hurricane warning lifted for Puerto Ricohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f273c544f0744bb80eccf4b1afc6a46Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:03:06 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f273c544f0744bb80eccf4b1afc6a46The Latest: Myanmar pledges long-term solutions in Rakhinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c2159fec13495fb8171363e0695fe1Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:25:08 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c2159fec13495fb8171363e0695fe1Peacock, Gurriel lead Astros over White Sox 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40b435c8d4ac48829565c496046fb125Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:22:13 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Brad Peacock is making quite the case to be a member of the Astros rotation in the postseason.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40b435c8d4ac48829565c496046fb125Today in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a3bf3e70dec4234b2be6d20f2ff8f32Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:01:14 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a3bf3e70dec4234b2be6d20f2ff8f32Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c8c6d9b6a3d47528c6a10e342b25e18Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:47:29 GMTJake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging Bull," has died. He was 95.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c8c6d9b6a3d47528c6a10e342b25e18Aaron Altherr leads Phillies past Dodgers 7-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e6af613019e4ff692654d0bfd533d31Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:43:45 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Altherr hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth after launching a tying, two-run homer an inning earlier and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e6af613019e4ff692654d0bfd533d31Sen. Graham presses for support for GOP health billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a17572eb52840f2bee5587d01cca480Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:59:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday appealed for support from fellow senators for his GOP health care bill despite "all its imperfections."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a17572eb52840f2bee5587d01cca480Mexico quake rescuers struggle to free girl, other survivorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02a74815e2d941f78c654f72ee6b9c2eThu, 21 Sep 2017 04:45:03 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes and prodded rescuers to work furiously hour after hour Wednesday in a delicate effort trying to free her from unstable debris — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 245 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02a74815e2d941f78c654f72ee6b9c2eMyanmar mob attacks aid shipment bound for Rohingya areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e8064df00e49c5ad816b2589b7cd41Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:41:53 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in western Myanmar fired warning shots after a Buddhist mob tried to block humanitarian aid headed to an area where ethnic Rohingya Muslims were driven from their homes, police said Thursday. No injuries were reported and police arrested eight participants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e8064df00e49c5ad816b2589b7cd41Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Ricohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acbcd351859b4cf9aba1242e2ad92ae2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:43:09 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acbcd351859b4cf9aba1242e2ad92ae2Protesters march in St. Louis suburb over police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb05461f4d664c1abfeef05957c56d71Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:48:12 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters took to the streets again Wednesday in the St. Louis area to demonstrate against a judge's recent acquittal of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black suspect in 2011.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb05461f4d664c1abfeef05957c56d71Aaron Altherr leads Phillies past slumping Dodgers 7-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f252ea43e41942b8a40044acc70e4e2eThu, 21 Sep 2017 03:36:35 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — In October, the Phillies will be watching the Dodgers play meaningful games. For now, they're going in opposite directions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f252ea43e41942b8a40044acc70e4e2eSEC says 2016 cyber breach of its filing system exposed information that may have been used for illicit trading gainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cf73aeeabd9421aa573248bbdd657baThu, 21 Sep 2017 02:39:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — SEC says 2016 cyber breach of its filing system exposed information that may have been used for illicit trading gains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cf73aeeabd9421aa573248bbdd657baMore charges, new defendant in Texas human smuggling casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7493866826974624a9479037adcc66c9Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:16:28 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7493866826974624a9479037adcc66c9Moustakas breaks Royals' HR record in 15-5 rout of Jayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f6fb50a44eb4b4a9a8d1622e255550eThu, 21 Sep 2017 03:11:25 GMTTORONTO (AP) — With his first home run in almost three weeks, Mike Moustakas bid Steve Balboni "Bye Bye" from his place in the Kansas City Royals' record book.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f6fb50a44eb4b4a9a8d1622e255550eThe Latest: Mexico City mayor puts capital quake toll at 115http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/140d5eb5a01d4c0d9377010db86d71fbThu, 21 Sep 2017 04:39:45 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/140d5eb5a01d4c0d9377010db86d71fbBoston kicks off a year of US tributes to Leonard Bernsteinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36eeb109c9ef4e3d856a1f08543144f9Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:25:46 GMTBOSTON (AP) — He was a wunderkind: the youngest music director ever to lead the New York Philharmonic and the genius behind the score to "West Side Story."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36eeb109c9ef4e3d856a1f08543144f9New plaintiffs added to lawsuit over chemical plant firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e9dad16c2e94d629db503fd60a86f15Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:27:15 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Eleven plaintiffs, including a 4-year-old girl, have joined the $1 million lawsuit against a Houston-area chemical plant rocked by explosions after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the facility.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e9dad16c2e94d629db503fd60a86f15NY agency called Justice Center may lack power to prosecutehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/095fa95fcaa146d480924be0aa969f77Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:11:39 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state agency launched four years ago to protect the disabled from abuse and neglect was staffed with a team of investigators and prosecutors empowered to bring criminal cases against alleged wrongdoers. But it lacked one key thing, according to three recent court rulings: the legal authority to actually prosecute anyone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/095fa95fcaa146d480924be0aa969f7710 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/188b5054c524450280e9c30874e21eeeThu, 21 Sep 2017 03:55:42 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/188b5054c524450280e9c30874e21eeeRays, Snell end Cubs' 7-game winning streakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bcd836b03684562b852e96624e62cd1Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:26:23 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Their seven-game winning streak is over and the Chicago Cubs are still being challenged for the NL Central lead with 11 games left in the season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bcd836b03684562b852e96624e62cd1AP Investigation: More than 700 sexual abuse complaints filed against UN peacekeepers occurred in Congo, most in world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05ca4482d1a4ae9aecc779699dfb521Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:04:38 GMTBUNIA, Congo (AP) — AP Investigation: More than 700 sexual abuse complaints filed against UN peacekeepers occurred in Congo, most in world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05ca4482d1a4ae9aecc779699dfb521The Latest: Truck carrying aid crashes in Bangladesh; 9 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/430fba9cdbd743b384a672aa141a9c5dThu, 21 Sep 2017 04:53:20 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The Latest on hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/430fba9cdbd743b384a672aa141a9c5dFrazier's walk-off homer lifts Pirates by Brewers 6-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a8c477083a649f4b6ea5b2c7a699eb3Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:02:31 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee closer Corey Knebel shook off catcher Jett Bandy with two outs in the ninth, confident he could get an inside fastball past Pittsburgh's Adam Frazier.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a8c477083a649f4b6ea5b2c7a699eb3Mueller investigators seek documents from the White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57d81188cf5a4b50b3c978b900e8ee76Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:06:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump's oldest son, The Associated Press has learned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57d81188cf5a4b50b3c978b900e8ee76Still in thick of wild-card race, Rockies lose third in rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f0ff5537ec3407b8d6c5574879f38d0Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:09:29 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy is confident the Colorado Rockies will find their swagger again, and fast. Their playoff hopes depend on it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f0ff5537ec3407b8d6c5574879f38d0EU survey finds Muslims willing to embrace non-Muslimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb8dc3b27a9d4c09b7ad873ad5806a80Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:20:23 GMTVIENNA (AP) — A survey of Muslims in 15 European Union countries finds most are willing to embrace non-Muslims, but they often feel rebuffed by the majority populations of the places they live.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb8dc3b27a9d4c09b7ad873ad5806a80Leaders to tech firms at UN: Yank terror postings in 2 hourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7994de789df64a8cb26bfa33b511f437Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:41:30 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The heads of Britain, France and Italy are setting an ambitious goal for tech companies to tackle online postings that promote terrorism: Take them down within an hour or two.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7994de789df64a8cb26bfa33b511f437Impact cools off Toronto FC with 5-3 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03caf88de625451eb70e54dc556278a2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:01:16 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Ignacio Piatti and Anthony Jackson-Hamel each scored twice, and the Montreal Impact cooled off Toronto FC with a wild 5-3 victory on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03caf88de625451eb70e54dc556278a2Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730c8e8df09847d486c68431eb3bdde4Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:01:50 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president warned Wednesday that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called President Donald Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit for the United Nations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730c8e8df09847d486c68431eb3bdde4The Latest: USVI officials: Tourists should delay visitinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53205912b8fc4a1da655a33d380cfec9Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:31:17 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53205912b8fc4a1da655a33d380cfec9Red Cross relief truck for Muslim Rohingya in Bangladesh crashes into ditch; at least 9 dead, 10 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/783c99060f634337824e3c4dd9ec5eb2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:34:53 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Red Cross relief truck for Muslim Rohingya in Bangladesh crashes into ditch; at least 9 dead, 10 injured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/783c99060f634337824e3c4dd9ec5eb2US attorney general to address law enforcement in Bostonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c3ab564c9264136bd9cc73364d0d539Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:30:36 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is heading to Boston to talk to law enforcement officials about transnational organized crime.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c3ab564c9264136bd9cc73364d0d539Sale reaches 300 Ks as Red Sox beat Orioles 9-0 for sweephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55363437deb468d8e0d33b13d120913Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:29:36 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale was at his very best — right down to his momentous last pitch — in another meaningful victory for the Boston Red Sox.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55363437deb468d8e0d33b13d120913Authorities: Illinois father killed sons, set house on firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/680e504f554b4a0592f5a19b85a20df7Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:31:43 GMTBLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in Bloomington, Illinois, say a 33-year-old man hid his family's cellphones, killed his two children and intentionally set a house fire before hanging himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/680e504f554b4a0592f5a19b85a20df7Sporting KC beats Red Bulls 2-1 to win 4th US Open Cup titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/178ca723874246aa8a76e44693af4d23Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:22:23 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Latif Blessing hoisted the U.S. Open Cup as high as he possibly could, which meant the bottom of the silver trophy just about scraped the ground as he pranced around the field.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/178ca723874246aa8a76e44693af4d23Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a321755638447a5aed959473b923cb1Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:30:51 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a321755638447a5aed959473b923cb1Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set datehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/885c6dc804344f759df2d1d77c89b380Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:30:04 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Thursday decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the $8 million worth of assistance amid tensions created by Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/885c6dc804344f759df2d1d77c89b380Gregorius tops Jeter HR total, Yankees top Twins for sweephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6e14b80a98b46e08ab4d81dd1e3a56fThu, 21 Sep 2017 03:07:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius took away one of Derek Jeter's titles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6e14b80a98b46e08ab4d81dd1e3a56fGoogle bites off big piece of HTC in $1.1B bet on deviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9f2556a9cfc4ec08f1c92505fdaeb79Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:47:15 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9f2556a9cfc4ec08f1c92505fdaeb79