FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:41:55 -07:00Filipino protesters slam martial law, killings under Dutertehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdb88877aabd4015abe93e5cf67e3f01Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:44:00 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of protesters marked Thursday's anniversary of the 1972 declaration of martial law by late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos with an outcry against what they say are the current president's authoritarian tendencies and his bloody crackdown on illegal drugs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdb88877aabd4015abe93e5cf67e3f01Court affirms 'Master Bob' murder conviction in Michiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f3463c5f448483c8523f1a839c4ebc9Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:18:30 GMTGROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the murder conviction of a former Rotary Club president who was accused of arranging his wife's death so he could devote himself to a life of bondage with other women as "Master Bob."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f3463c5f448483c8523f1a839c4ebc9For insurers, accounting for meteorological violence beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5584d8e65a004479a5e987da6f3a1deaThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:01:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5584d8e65a004479a5e987da6f3a1deaNo. 18 Washington State takes on stumbling Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38085b2831ce4e208cce027b08869dfbThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:20:55 GMTNevada (0-3) at No. 18 Washington State (3-0), Saturday, 6 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Networks)http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38085b2831ce4e208cce027b08869dfbLong-term mortgage rates move higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b9683507044181879a87828a98aa3eThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:46:45 GMTLong-term mortgage rates rose this week, lifting the 30-year, fixed-rate home loan from its low for the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b9683507044181879a87828a98aa3eSeal with amputated flipper headed to Niagara Falls aquariumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83ecdf07d9cd4bfb8cad37d3e9f7bfd8Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:32:15 GMTBRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — A harbor seal whose rear flipper had to be amputated after being struck by a boat has recovered and is headed to an upstate New York aquarium.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83ecdf07d9cd4bfb8cad37d3e9f7bfd8Swiss indict 3 over alleged al-Qaida propaganda videoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7192454eaf046f6a22b5b7d4bb85ab8Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:14:10 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Switzerland on Thursday announced indictments of the leader of a prominent Swiss Islamic group and two other top members over alleged al-Qaida propaganda videos posted on YouTube. Contacted by phone in Bangladesh, one of the suspects rejected the case as "politically motivated."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7192454eaf046f6a22b5b7d4bb85ab8Investigator: Nebraska inmate stabbed 130 times during riothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48a46b47cf3d4678ba2fbb4bbab8c470Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:22:00 GMTTECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — An investigator says one of two inmates killed during a Nebraska prison riot this year was stabbed more than 130 times.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48a46b47cf3d4678ba2fbb4bbab8c470New Ondaatje novel 'Warlight' coming in Mayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50eae3cb0b0f414bb44345b3a202e148Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:45:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Michael Ondaatje (On-DAH-Chay), author of the acclaimed novel "The English Patient," is once again writing about World War II.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50eae3cb0b0f414bb44345b3a202e148Kenya's electoral commission announces it has moved the date for fresh presidential election to Oct 26.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/056b3c62af694965a90239f505acc38aThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:41:43 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's electoral commission announces it has moved the date for fresh presidential election to Oct 26.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/056b3c62af694965a90239f505acc38aUgandan police tear gas protesters of 'life presidency' billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aff4e6e37ff4a12bf578146f0cc51e4Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:12:46 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters and arrested dozens of people opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to extend his rule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aff4e6e37ff4a12bf578146f0cc51e4Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a2c3d8aad084729be15bce038a10553Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:25:50 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A relative says the baby born of a Michigan woman who chose to forego chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a2c3d8aad084729be15bce038a10553UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e2c194d4122499f967deed80c018f2aThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:59:27 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. investigators can help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, the Security Council decided Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e2c194d4122499f967deed80c018f2aThe Latest: 'White Allies Only' rally planned in St. Louishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c904ea106a864330a437f3c3ad58a30fThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:50:41 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on demonstrations after the acquittal of a former St. Louis police officer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c904ea106a864330a437f3c3ad58a30fGerman city evacuates high-rise apartments over fire riskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95b40fbb05de46e9816267f692e5b328Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:39:35 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Officials in the western German city of Dortmund say they are evacuating a residential tower block that's home to hundreds of people for fire safety concerns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95b40fbb05de46e9816267f692e5b328The Latest: US rescuers arrive to help in Mexico quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d967f7368ce64ca9b4ba502fa3b7f8cdThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:57:41 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d967f7368ce64ca9b4ba502fa3b7f8cdA stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Mariahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c54f957528dc42d7802fc95716906fc5Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:55:11 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c54f957528dc42d7802fc95716906fc5Thirty-year fixed mortgage rate rises to 3.83 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab4fe41ea80e4d609c348d4b434b8758Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:57:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term mortgage rates rose this week, lifting the 30-year fixed mortgage from the lowest levels of 2017.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab4fe41ea80e4d609c348d4b434b8758South Korea urges North Korea to abandon nukes, seek talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a4dea35c85d40ffb891afff8d26a48dThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:19:59 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Adopting a less confrontational stance than key allies, South Korea's president urged North Korea on Thursday to abandon its nuclear weapons and seek dialogue to prevent conflict breaking out on the divided peninsula.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a4dea35c85d40ffb891afff8d26a48dThe Latest: Court rules hearsay use OK against Drew Petersonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00505ffe22bd4b41937b6d4f37a38aa5Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:03:22 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on Drew Peterson's murder conviction in the death of his third wife (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00505ffe22bd4b41937b6d4f37a38aa5Kenya electoral officials set Oct. 26 as date for new pollshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/272b8507b6bd4fc989fc264a1103b602Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:19:10 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's electoral commission has moved the date for fresh presidential elections to Oct 26, as President Uhuru Kenyatta strongly criticized the court decision to hold new polls.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/272b8507b6bd4fc989fc264a1103b602The Latest: President Trump gives hurricane updatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fd89279662f451a951f35ff40279339Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:00:39 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fd89279662f451a951f35ff40279339US stock indexes edge lower in morning trading; oil fallinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2bb8d91f80745e48cdccf1b34c08c63Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:30:15 GMTU.S. stock indexes edged lower in morning trading Thursday, wiping out modest gains from a day earlier. Investors were sizing up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Technology stocks were down the most. Supermarket operators and other consumer-focused stocks also fell. Industrial companies and banks led the gainers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2bb8d91f80745e48cdccf1b34c08c63Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem 'a bit late'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d442426fb1cc4091a69125e9482eaf73Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:46:04 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was "a bit late" in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice of moving pedophiles around rather than sanctioning them was to blame.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d442426fb1cc4091a69125e9482eaf73Some 100 migrants missing after shipwreck off Libya's coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd421f863d7a4a4b944e210f856e8047Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:45:37 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The Libyan coast guard says some 100 migrants are missing after a shipwreck off the country's west coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd421f863d7a4a4b944e210f856e8047Illinois court upholds murder conviction of Drew Petersonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5f03a298011441ba29651de8ff22167Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:27:47 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding the conviction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5f03a298011441ba29651de8ff22167Education Secy DeVos uses her private plane for work travelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a15885987d497a9749904803a2d3fcThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:06:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses a private jet to fly around the country to tour schools and attend other work events on her own dime, according to her office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a15885987d497a9749904803a2d3fcThe ATM at 50: How it's changed consumer behaviorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40abf721cce94d35bc3554bed50e4f3aThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:30:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. They're ubiquitous — and possibly still a necessity, despite the big changes in how people pay for things.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40abf721cce94d35bc3554bed50e4f3aBirmingham: Structure hiding Confederate monument is legalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/394af5b957434ede9a75bb3675314f78Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:53:12 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham is asking a judge to dismiss the state of Alabama's lawsuit challenging a plywood screen that was built to hide a Confederate monument in a downtown park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/394af5b957434ede9a75bb3675314f78Judge: Some records in slaying of 4 can be open to publichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6474883c6c114a048ce9a50291d9c048Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:58:52 GMTAYER, Mass. (AP) — Some court records in the case of a Maine man charged with fatally beating his mother, grandparents and their caretaker in a Massachusetts home can be made public, a judge ruled Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6474883c6c114a048ce9a50291d9c048When nearly everything's a winner, gold investors get antsyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eda636a4f3ed4a60a986bf6eee9a4a2fThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:22:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a world where nearly every investment is rising, so is gold. But a big part of why many investors are buying gold is that they're worried those other investments, such as stocks and bonds, are due for a drop.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eda636a4f3ed4a60a986bf6eee9a4a2fFederal employees are ordered to attend anti-leaking classeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7a84168e51f4dd78a92c5437c7e3e75Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:52:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce federal laws and rules against leaking government information.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7a84168e51f4dd78a92c5437c7e3e75The Latest: Spain court to fine Catalan election boardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5289cbd2906848e9bb43909886c26825Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:17:50 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on independence efforts in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5289cbd2906848e9bb43909886c26825StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record eldershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3797eaa8b24cce92ccdb164275276bThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:40:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3797eaa8b24cce92ccdb164275276bThe Latest: Dominica official describes Maria's damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99a908efc4748d68c28f8e58e5459e4Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:36:40 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99a908efc4748d68c28f8e58e5459e4Toys R Us revs up for holiday hiringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44774cb8f3ed4749aebabecde97d084dThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:06:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us may have filed for Chapter 11 reorganization, but the toy chain is revving up its holiday hiring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44774cb8f3ed4749aebabecde97d084dNTSB: Engineers in NYC-area train crashes had sleep apneahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a16012cdc0845e6a49220f1f82adb01Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:27:06 GMTThe engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year were both suffering from severe sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to investigative reports and interview transcripts made public Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a16012cdc0845e6a49220f1f82adb01The Latest: Banners, yelling at forum on new St. Louis chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5c59f3614ec4c24a46fa10eb81fde77Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:30:30 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on demonstrations following the acquittal of a former St. Louis police officer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5c59f3614ec4c24a46fa10eb81fde77Federal employees ordered to attend anti-leaking classeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9f9cacebbbd449eaaa4df7a946db084Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:13:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance with laws and rules against leaking classified or sensitive government information.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9f9cacebbbd449eaaa4df7a946db084Afghan president says Pakistan must crush militant hideoutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eb705a3b5f746908840db457e88c9c0Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:58:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Abolishing militant hideouts in Pakistan is critical to establishing peace in neighboring Afghanistan, the Afghan leader said Thursday before meeting President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eb705a3b5f746908840db457e88c9c0Picasso paintings to be reunited for first time since 1932http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38a0ff932df245bf9d99f77618b7d71eThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:59:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — An exhibition in Paris and London will reunite three Picasso nudes painted days apart but not displayed together for almost a century, the Tate Modern gallery said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38a0ff932df245bf9d99f77618b7d71e12-year-old ventriloquist wins 'America's Got Talent'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3430e20a8f364c95a2f33ec338f0f153Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:17:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A 12-year-old singing ventriloquist is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the "America's Got Talent" crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3430e20a8f364c95a2f33ec338f0f153Thousands protest arrests by Spain over Catalonia votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7878a2a27b84a47895674c6bae2d020Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:55:32 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands gathered Thursday at the gates of Catalonia's judicial body in Barcelona to demand the release of a dozen officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence that Spanish authorities are challenging as illegal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7878a2a27b84a47895674c6bae2d020Cop on desk after violent arrest of man 'trying to help'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe6b1d6ff9ad49099d9fd3a478f47610Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:18:49 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — One of five Pittsburgh officers involved in a violent arrest recorded by a bystander and posted to Facebook has been assigned to desk duty, while the man he punched during the arrest says he was just trying to help police make another arrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe6b1d6ff9ad49099d9fd3a478f47610Denmark arrests man, woman for alleged links to IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0800bf655bd740e683aedb3c428ccd14Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:51:26 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish authorities say two people have been arrested under the country's anti-terror laws for allegedly purchasing and shipping items "to be used in combat" from Denmark to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0800bf655bd740e683aedb3c428ccd14Feds subpoena docs from co-owners of failed nuclear projecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f09aea969bc41d9813b96a342a682b0Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:44:52 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal authorities have subpoenaed documents from both companies that have abandoned a multi-billion dollar nuclear power construction project in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f09aea969bc41d9813b96a342a682b0Fed agency urging corporate cybersecurity upgrades is hackedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f843560d95c64a48b497b12841b1b187Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:31:23 GMTThe federal agency responsible for ensuring that markets function as they should and for protecting investors was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to profit illegally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f843560d95c64a48b497b12841b1b187ATM at 50: An oddity then, but it changed consumer behaviorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b20e9251364573b0b0d739a8fdb693Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:34:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. They're ubiquitous — and possibly still a necessity, despite the big changes in how people pay for things.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b20e9251364573b0b0d739a8fdb693Suspect in Belgium's Jewish Museum shooting 'may have tumor'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8c95a9ec4604555af82ea9a941a201cThu, 21 Sep 2017 14:57:58 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The lawyer of a Frenchman accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish Museum in Belgium said Thursday his client may have a brain tumor and is being denied medical treatment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8c95a9ec4604555af82ea9a941a201cNeed a new appliance? Learn, compare - then ask for a dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf791920673448a848d63f8df7aef81Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:51:09 GMTUnless you're an expert in spin cycles, buying an appliance could leave you dizzy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf791920673448a848d63f8df7aef81