FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Aug 2016 06:52:55 -07:00Tourism to Paris slumps after attacks, strikes, floods, 24 Aug 2016 13:43:03 GMTPARIS (AP) — Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and exceptional floods. floods have killed at least 175 in India since June, 24 Aug 2016 13:38:58 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have ended two successive drought years in India with the Ganges River and its tributaries rising above the danger level, triggering evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from flooded homes in north and eastern India, an official said Wednesday. Right Now: US stocks open lower, 24 Aug 2016 13:43:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearing, 24 Aug 2016 13:30:25 GMTFORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A top Army general is scheduled to testify Wednesday about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. recalls over 88K vehicles due to stalling problem, 24 Aug 2016 13:26:00 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 88,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the engines can stall without warning due to a fuel pump problem. Latest: Geologist: creeping tectonic plate caused quake, 24 Aug 2016 12:48:25 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): couple accused of zip-tying child plead not guilty, 24 Aug 2016 11:53:17 GMTHOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas couple has pleaded not guilty to battery and abuse charges after they were accused of zip-tying the woman's 4-year-old daughter to her bed as punishment. Man shouts 'Allahu akbar' in Australian knife attack, 24 Aug 2016 13:40:59 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A French man shouting the Arabic phrase "Allahu akbar" stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two men in an attack at a hostel in northeast Australia, police said Wednesday. man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir, 24 Aug 2016 13:42:01 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian government forces fired shotguns and tear gas in India's portion of Kashmir on Wednesday to break up new protests demanding an end to Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region, killing a young man and wounding at least 50 other people. West German president Walter Scheel dies at 97, 24 Aug 2016 13:32:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Walter Scheel, who helped shape West Germany's policy of reconciliation with the communist bloc as foreign minister and later served as his country's president, has died, his party says. He was 97. gets tough with reported abuse of prison book policy, 24 Aug 2016 12:40:20 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government is getting tougher with prisoners who publish books in jail to reduce their sentences, limiting the maximum reduction to 20 days. to teach children how to react to school attacks, 24 Aug 2016 13:44:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — French schools will now hold three security drills a year — including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises — as the French government ramps up security measures after a string of deadly extremist attacks. being worked out in police legal fee dispute, 24 Aug 2016 13:43:46 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A dispute over legal fees for a white former South Carolina police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist is being settled out of court. earthquake kills dozens, reduces towns to rubble, 24 Aug 2016 12:32:51 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that as many as 50 people were killed and hundreds injured as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors. Latest: Miss. counties not eligible for FEMA funds, 24 Aug 2016 12:27:36 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):, leftist rebels putting final touches on peace deal, 24 Aug 2016 13:39:54 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Negotiators for Colombia's government and leftist rebels are putting the final touches on a historic peace deal that they hope to announce in the coming hours.'s evolving immigration plan compared to Clinton, Obama, 24 Aug 2016 12:54:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famously hard-line GOP nominee softening his approach? world's deadliest earthquakes since 2000, 24 Aug 2016 12:25:55 GMTA magnitude 6 earthquake shook central Italy early on Wednesday, followed hours later by a magnitude 6.8 temblor in Myanmar. Here is a list of some of the world's deadliest earthquakes since 2000: earthquake described as 'Dante's Inferno' kills dozens, 24 Aug 2016 12:20:01 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that as many as 50 people were killed and hundreds injured as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors. suspect questioned in Chicago fire that killed 4, 24 Aug 2016 12:57:49 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Police are questioning a possible suspect in an apartment building fire that killed three children and a man. Feigen apologizes for 'serious distraction' in Rio, 24 Aug 2016 12:34:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio Olympics, saying he omitted facts in his statement to police. Bosnian couple stage and attend their own funeral, 24 Aug 2016 12:01:29 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A childless Bosnian couple have staged and attended their own funeral saying they wanted it to be an opportunity to celebrate life with friends and family. explosion in residential building in Iran kills 6, 24 Aug 2016 13:11:40 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency says a gas explosion in a residential building has killed six people and wounded 11. earthquake shakes central Myanmar, 24 Aug 2016 13:17:51 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A powerful earthquake measuring magnitude 6.8 shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging scores of ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist attraction, officials said. plans surrogacy ban for foreigners, unmarried couples, 24 Aug 2016 12:35:46 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government plans to ban foreigners, single parents and gay couples from using India's surrogacy services under a proposed law intended to protect poor women from exploitation. of Ellicott City's Main Street reopening, 24 Aug 2016 12:09:15 GMTELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — A portion of picturesque Main Street in Ellicott City, Maryland, is reopening after flooding last month. Latest: Amite River falls below flood stage in Louisiana, 24 Aug 2016 12:56:11 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): Ledecky throwing out first pitch as Nats host Orioles, 24 Aug 2016 13:46:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Swimmer Katie Ledecky is throwing out the ceremonial first pitch Wednesday night as the Washington Nationals host the Baltimore Orioles in game three of a four-game series. to repeat Gulen extradition demand during US VP visit, 24 Aug 2016 12:03:14 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president said Wednesday he planned to demand the extradition of the cleric accused of masterminding last month's failed coup during his meeting with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. Latest: Rescuers calm quake victims waiting to be saved, 24 Aug 2016 13:29:23 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): seeks info on Chinese drug suspects in Philippines, 24 Aug 2016 13:14:51 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — China has sought information from Filipino authorities to help capture suspected Chinese drug traffickers in the Philippines and wants to forge a stronger anti-drug pact to fight the menace, the Chinese ambassador said, adding it's "utterly wrong" to say all the drug lords are Chinese. Latest: California wildfire continues to grow, 24 Aug 2016 13:21:37 GMTSAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): Korean submarine missile launch shows improved ability, 24 Aug 2016 13:27:12 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea, and possibly parts of Japan, within its striking distance. West German President Walter Scheel has died at age 97, his party says, 24 Aug 2016 13:17:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Former West German President Walter Scheel has died at age 97, his party says. police thwart attack by Pakistani against mosque, 24 Aug 2016 13:22:35 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it has thwarted a terrorist attack by a Pakistani resident who was planning to bomb a mosque during sunset prayers in the predominantly Shiite eastern governorate of Qatif. in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian town, 24 Aug 2016 11:59:30 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — After a pre-dawn barrage of heavy artillery and airstrikes, Turkey sent tanks and special forces into Syria on Wednesday to help clear a border town of Islamic State militants, marking the NATO member's most significant military involvement so far in the Syria conflict. Latest: Visitor says quake damage "like Dante's Inferno", 24 Aug 2016 12:23:54 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): Latest: Trump son defends not releasing tax returns, 24 Aug 2016 12:29:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): sagging for high school grads taking ACT college test, 24 Aug 2016 12:59:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of this year's high school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam, and their scores suggest that many remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework. Timbuktu residents felt shame after sites destroyed, 24 Aug 2016 13:16:54 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — By reducing historic mausoleums in Timbuktu to dusty piles of rubble, Islamic extremists left residents feeling shame at the desecration of their saints and ancestors, a lawyer said Wednesday at the trial of the man accused of leading the destruction. donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State, 24 Aug 2016 12:26:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president. to sell molecule antibiotics business to Pfizer, 24 Aug 2016 13:44:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca plans to sell its molecule antibiotics business to Pfizer in a deal that will be valued in excess of $1.5 billion when rights, royalties and other payments are included. signs emergency order to speed up debris pickup, 24 Aug 2016 12:16:41 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an emergency order to speed up the removal of flood debris.'s largest aircraft damaged on 2nd test flight, 24 Aug 2016 12:59:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — The developer of the world's largest aircraft says the blimp-shaped airship "sustained damage" after it made a bumpy landing on its second test flight in eastern England. mother of 'affluenza teen' freed from home confinement, 24 Aug 2016 13:21:54 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense after he killed four people in a drunken-driving crash has been released from home confinement., China, S. Korea unite in condemning N. Korea missile, 24 Aug 2016 12:58:04 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea made a rare display of unity Wednesday to sharply criticize North Korea's latest submarine missile test. state fund buys stake in NY's Empire State Building, 24 Aug 2016 12:07:10 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has made an iconic purchase in America — a stake in the company that owns New York's Empire State Building. military: Palestinian killed after stabbing soldier, 24 Aug 2016 12:55:24 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says a Palestinian was shot and killed after he stabbed and wounded a soldier in the West Bank. anti-corruption groups beg Kerry: Return loot, 24 Aug 2016 13:42:26 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Anti-corruption groups in Nigeria have begged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to help speed the return of billions of dollars looted from the country's treasury by local officials. tennis player Madison Keys, 21, feels both young and wise, 24 Aug 2016 13:10:52 GMTMadison Keys is ranked in the top 10 in the world, a Grand Slam semifinalist who just played for an Olympic bronze medal and has earned career prize money of well over $4 million.