FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Apr 2017 07:43:50 -07:00Storm-related death toll rises to 2 in North Carolina, 27 Apr 2017 13:49:32 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A woman has died after the North Carolina Highway Patrol said she drove around several barricades and was swept away in the flooding that has followed heavy rains earlier this week. nighttime food markets popping up in the US, 27 Apr 2017 14:30:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Clouds of white smoke rise into the black sky from outdoor grills. The night air is scented with the fragrances of dozens of cuisines from around the world. Vendors in tiny stalls stir noodles, toss crepes and fill dumplings as lines of hungry customers stretch into the dark. Vietnamese Communist Party official faces punishment, 27 Apr 2017 14:23:28 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A high-ranking Vietnamese Communist Party official faces punishment for wrongdoing when he was head of the country's oil and gas monopoly, PetroVietnam. DeGeneres recalls pain, liberation of coming-out show, 27 Apr 2017 14:16:27 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres can measure her career and personal success by several impressive yardsticks, including a popular daytime talk show and eight-year marriage to Portia de Rossi. stock indexes tick higher in a mixed day for markets, 27 Apr 2017 14:21:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ticked higher on Thursday, part of a mixed day for markets around the world. Fest kicks off Friday; Connick, Aaron Neville on tap, 27 Apr 2017 13:57:39 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off its first weekend Friday with performances by native sons Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville and Kermit Ruffins whether or not the weather cooperates. accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected, 27 Apr 2017 14:34:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Accelerated repair work in the wake of recent breakdowns at New York's Penn Station will begin next week and cause delays this summer for rail travelers who already have endured major disruptions recently, Amtrak officials said Thursday. people signed contracts to buy US homes in March, 27 Apr 2017 14:03:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer consumers signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as the spring buying season revs up with stiff competition for affordable homes amid lagging inventory. police arrest man with 'weapon' near Parliament, 27 Apr 2017 14:26:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — London police arrested a man for possession of weapons Thursday near Britain's Houses of Parliament. official's son calls out his dad as Venezuela quits OAS, 27 Apr 2017 14:06:09 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The son of Venezuela's top human rights official has called on his father to prevent further deadly bloodshed tied to anti-government street clashes even as officials defied international criticism by withdrawing from the Organization of American States. detains officials suspected of embezzling EU money, 27 Apr 2017 13:53:54 GMTCHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan anti-corruption prosecutors have detained the transport minister and a senior road management official on suspicion of embezzling European Union funds. was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014, 27 Apr 2017 14:25:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Documents released by lawmakers show President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon authorities. police arrest man with knives on suspicion of terrorism, 27 Apr 2017 14:34:38 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police say a man with knives has been arrested near Parliament on suspicion of terrorism. tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift, 27 Apr 2017 14:05:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's tax plan leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress, while ignoring years of hard work by the guy who will have to do a lot of that lifting: House Speaker Paul Ryan., Metropolitan Museum weigh mandatory admission fees, 27 Apr 2017 14:02:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of New York and the city government are weighing charging admission for the first time in the museum's nearly 125-year history. Parliament fails to elect president for 3rd time, 27 Apr 2017 14:10:41 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Albanian Parliament on Thursday failed for the third time to elect the country's new president because no candidates have been nominated. Carolina prison guard dies after inmate attack, 27 Apr 2017 14:34:16 GMTWINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a prison guard has died after she was attacked by an inmate. teacher accused of calling ag students 'murderers', 27 Apr 2017 13:59:42 GMTOCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida middle school teacher may lose his job after authorities say he bullied and harassed students who are raising livestock to be sold for slaughter at a local youth fair. panel seeks charges for company in Clinton email case, 27 Apr 2017 14:30:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to consider criminally prosecuting a technology services company that was involved in maintaining a private email server for Hillary Clinton. accused of chaining boy to weight pleads not guilty, 27 Apr 2017 14:10:08 GMTPEOSTA, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa man accused of padlocking a weighted chain around his 14-year-old nephew's waist has pleaded not guilty. says Russia banned its wine over NATO accession, 27 Apr 2017 13:57:19 GMTPODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's prime minister says Russia has banned the import of its best-known wine because of the Balkan country's decision to become a member of NATO. steps buckle at WTC transportation hub, 2 hurt, 27 Apr 2017 13:55:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An escalator malfunctioned at New York's World Trade Center Transportation Hub and officials say two men sustained minor injuries. Trump tax cut may not deliver the boost White House says, 27 Apr 2017 14:29:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's team boasted Wednesday that its tax-cut plan would lighten Americans' financial burdens, ignite economic growth and vastly simplify tax filing. Latest: Arkansas inmate asks 2 courts to spare his life, 27 Apr 2017 13:52:15 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' effort to execute a fourth inmate before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires on Sunday (all times local): 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.03 percent, 27 Apr 2017 14:36:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the first time in five weeks. The benchmark 30-year rate pushed back above the key threshold of 4 percent. media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus, 27 Apr 2017 13:57:13 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — An apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Airport shook the capital early on Thursday morning and raised tensions between the two hostile neighbors.'Yep, I'm Gay': Happy 20th out anniversary, Ellen DeGeneres, 27 Apr 2017 13:52:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — With a headline of "Yep, I'm Gay" on the cover of Time magazine and the same declaration on her sitcom, Ellen DeGeneres made history 20 years ago as the first prime-time lead on network TV to come out, capturing the hearts of supporters gay and straight amid a swirl of hate mail, death threats and, ultimately, dark times on and off the screen. man fatally shot by police had fired at officer, 27 Apr 2017 14:04:26 GMTWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware say a man fatally shot by police officers in Delaware last week had fired at an officer. Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after overnight standoff at Delaware home, 27 Apr 2017 14:24:25 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — Police: Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after overnight standoff at Delaware home. investigated for manslaughter in Italian hotel avalanche, 27 Apr 2017 14:09:16 GMTMILAN (AP) — Italian prosecutors are investigating six people for multiple counts of manslaughter and causing bodily harm in a deadly avalanche at a mountain hotel that killed 29 people, Italian news reports said Thursday. St officials to be sentenced in June over Sandusky, 27 Apr 2017 14:06:25 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sentencing has been scheduled for three former top officials at Penn State University who were convicted of child endangerment in the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal. investigates reported slurs yelled at crash victim, 27 Apr 2017 14:01:21 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany's eastern city of Cottbus are investigating whether people yelled anti-foreigner slurs at an Egyptian student after she was fatally hit by a car. Bank executive says some 4,000 UK jobs could move, 27 Apr 2017 14:21:38 GMTLONDON (AP) — A key executive from Deutsche Bank has said nearly half of its 9,000 U.K.-based jobs could be shifted out of Britain because of Brexit as industry leaders express concern about the lack of clarity in the process. Latest: Battle of political kids appears in Venezuela, 27 Apr 2017 14:28:47 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): Q1 sales boosted by 2 new cancer medicines, 27 Apr 2017 14:07:09 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche says revenues rose 4 percent in the first quarter, powered partly by improved U.S. sales of two recently launched cancer medicines. Central Bank says economy is 'increasingly solid', 27 Apr 2017 14:06:44 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank kept its stimulus program and interest rates unchanged Thursday even though it conceded that the economy of the 19-country eurozone is becoming stronger. documents: Ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn warned not to accept foreign government payments in 2014, 27 Apr 2017 14:05:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Army documents: Ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn warned not to accept foreign government payments in 2014. Latest: Russia condemns apparent Israeli strike on Syria, 27 Apr 2017 14:07:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): barricaded in home after Delaware officer killed, 27 Apr 2017 14:19:14 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — Officers came under fire again early Thursday outside a home where the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper remained holed up. Latest: Police: Trooper slaying suspect shot dead, 27 Apr 2017 14:31:25 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local): United selects passengers for involuntary bumping, 27 Apr 2017 14:16:01 GMTIn a report issued Thursday about the April 9 dragging incident involving a passenger on an overcrowded United Express plane, United spelled out how it selects passengers for involuntary bumping. police say they have arrested a man for possession of weapons near Britain's Houses of Parliament., 27 Apr 2017 13:53:45 GMTLONDON (AP) — London police say they have arrested a man for possession of weapons near Britain's Houses of Parliament. . 1Q profit down on recalls, lower sales, but tops Street, 27 Apr 2017 14:06:17 GMTDEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s net income fell 35 percent to $1.6 billion in the first quarter as it was hit by costly recalls, lower sales and rising prices for steel and other materials. raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000, 27 Apr 2017 13:51:22 GMTDALLAS (AP) — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. with knives detained near Parliament under Terrorism Act; police say there's no ongoing threat., 27 Apr 2017 14:28:53 GMTLONDON (AP) — Man with knives detained near Parliament under Terrorism Act; police say there's no ongoing threat. Olympian takes advocacy role at UN refugee agency, 27 Apr 2017 14:11:57 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency on Thursday chose as a goodwill ambassador a Syrian teenage girl who helped save a boat carrying fellow refugees and later became an Olympic swimmer. Lankan protest demands information on civil war missing, 27 Apr 2017 14:28:27 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Shops, offices and schools were closed and public transport was halted in Sri Lanka's former civil war region in support of families who are demanding information from the government about loved ones listed as having disappeared during the conflict. admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen, 27 Apr 2017 14:32:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen. But he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban Missile Crisis decades ago. PM wants US to amend deportation agreement, 27 Apr 2017 13:58:27 GMTPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's prime minister said Thursday that he wants to amend a 15-year-old pact with Washington that calls for Cambodians with permanent resident status in the United States to be repatriated if they have been convicted of a felony crime. Muslim insurgents in S. Thailand kill 4 soldiers, 27 Apr 2017 14:02:55 GMTHAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Suspected Muslim insurgents killed four paramilitary army rangers Thursday in an ambush in southern Thailand, in the latest high-profile attack in the troubled region.