FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 05:49:53 -07:00NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa08684f88a8444e88a23398eae35219Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:35:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa08684f88a8444e88a23398eae35219Blue Bell resumes production at Oklahoma facilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22427f62908c4647a5e494959a64fe3fWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:08:23 GMTBROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries has resumed operations at a northwestern Oklahoma facility a day after the company's products returned to the shelves at select locations in Texas and Alabama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22427f62908c4647a5e494959a64fe3fPittsburgh man jailed in toddler stepson's fatal shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfd58d7c02cb4e668f471ea6b22c6f7cWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:11:55 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man jailed in the fatal shooting of his toddler stepson gave differing accounts of the shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfd58d7c02cb4e668f471ea6b22c6f7cSurvey: US businesses hired at steady pace in Augusthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4e080abe62646debd11f59e62000ccaWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:34:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added jobs at a steady pace last month, with construction and manufacturing showing solid gains, a private survey found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4e080abe62646debd11f59e62000ccaThe Latest on Gray hearing: Deputies, reporters gatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ab7bbed9a504229ad95c3c992dc2a13Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:08:56 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spine injury in custody (all times local).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ab7bbed9a504229ad95c3c992dc2a13US productivity advances at 3.3 percent rate in spring, best showing since late 2013http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f3c49f19b73497d825bdb7da597c26dWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:30:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — US productivity advances at 3.3 percent rate in spring, best showing since late 2013.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f3c49f19b73497d825bdb7da597c26dJets' Maccagnan goes from behind scenes to sudden celebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1498797811a4ff8a38f9e53f4322664Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:39:03 GMTFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The shouts from the stands kind of caught Mike Maccagnan off-guard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1498797811a4ff8a38f9e53f4322664Q&A: What are the signs of a 'bear market' for stockshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/681b7be9229140028e883c6e738c5876Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:45:47 GMTThe stock market's sharp downturn in recent weeks has pulled the three major stocks indexes into what is known as a "correction." But when does a market correction effectively end a bull market and usher in a full-blown bear market?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/681b7be9229140028e883c6e738c5876Gunmen kill 2 Yemeni Red Cross workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b85d48841ae4489b9c4369d38880dc91Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:37:37 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Gunmen shot dead two Yemenis working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday as they were traveling from the northern Saada province to the capital, Sanaa, the group said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b85d48841ae4489b9c4369d38880dc91Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb materialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef42a9df75254de9b10a733945c59ffdWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:20:37 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a bottle of bomb-making material, and that they were seeking to arrest a Turkish man linked to the blast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef42a9df75254de9b10a733945c59ffdChina enlists monkeys to keep birds from spoiling big paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7450d782207c4e4cb04de32214f6707fWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:09:59 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China is leaning on the animal kingdom — including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys — to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7450d782207c4e4cb04de32214f6707fState media: Car bomb in Syrian port city kills 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd30e63644394218bb8f76d3ef8d9b7aWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:27:37 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb exploded Wednesday in a square in the Syrian port city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar Assad, killing at least 10 people and wounding 25, the official Syrian news agency SANA said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd30e63644394218bb8f76d3ef8d9b7aLos Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cff9b30412546aeab040401a9012087Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:45:40 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games — a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cff9b30412546aeab040401a9012087Self-published sensation is acquired by Penguin Random Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3beccf2429c34a63b8260259903757f1Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:19:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Swedish psychologist's self-published picture book about a sleep-deprived rabbit has been acquired by Penguin Random House after becoming a word-of-mouth sensation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3beccf2429c34a63b8260259903757f1World stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23f7f0769fd149d4beebd2a419bf13e8Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:47:14 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday but confidence remains fragile amid ongoing concerns over the global economy in the wake of the volatility in Chinese markets, and a possible U.S. interest rate rise later this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23f7f0769fd149d4beebd2a419bf13e8AP PHOTOS: Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c6be13329e431985cc11aa2a43fc75Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:16:14 GMTFor the hundreds of thousands of migrants on the move across Europe, the pace of a day is dictated by forces almost entirely beyond their control: the heat of the sun, the location of guards or police, the reliability of a cellphone signal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c6be13329e431985cc11aa2a43fc75US Rep. Michael McCaul writing book on homeland securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17a545794d4542b0ab76c0643a9eb18aWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:19:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17a545794d4542b0ab76c0643a9eb18a2 cases of polio found in Ukraine, caused by mutated virushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c273cb204fc44aff9803fe9f543ba40cWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:30:13 GMTLONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says officials have found two children stricken by polio in Ukraine, the country's first cases of the paralytic disease in nine years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c273cb204fc44aff9803fe9f543ba40cRhino crushes tour guide to death in Zimbabwehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af172509e5934885b27cbfdd1b34e2eeWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:07:58 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A game park director says a rhino crushed a tour guide to death at a private nature reserve in Zimbabwe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af172509e5934885b27cbfdd1b34e2eeToy maker Lego sees strong growth, profit in all regionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec76d2ea63484dd8b2cfcea350409d30Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:25:37 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Lego says its popular multi-colored toy blocks were in strong demand around the world in the first half of the year, boosting its earnings and the outlook for the full year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec76d2ea63484dd8b2cfcea350409d303 migrants or refugees missing off Greek island found safehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e2ec9b636e3423c9d67d147040cc77cWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:01:54 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard says three migrants or refugees who had been reported missing at sea overnight have been found alive and rescued by a fishing boat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e2ec9b636e3423c9d67d147040cc77cMasked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Baghdadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dcb6edfc044465ab86b0fbdfa7d850aWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:49:45 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi and Turkish officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dcb6edfc044465ab86b0fbdfa7d850aNations' pledges to cut emissions called insufficienthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e676d025a9b4a29802a3140d446232cWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:16:17 GMTBONN, Germany (AP) — Analysts tracking efforts to control greenhouse gas emissions say the reductions pledged by major economies ahead of an envisioned climate pact this year won't be enough to avoid warming the Earth by 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) or more.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e676d025a9b4a29802a3140d446232cObama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a49a46b9374413c82d13b649f7c33edWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:28:07 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a49a46b9374413c82d13b649f7c33edMigrants defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3067ad06a2a46569a48b9869b7e239fWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:49:51 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking asylum in Germany and other wealthy European Union countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3067ad06a2a46569a48b9869b7e239fThe Latest on Gray hearing: Small protest outside courthousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae811e1d9e7c48f5b375391f799a1261Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:26:42 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spine injury in custody (all times local).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae811e1d9e7c48f5b375391f799a1261Indonesia extradites ex-police officer sought in US murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/156bebc07ea646de8f057e5c7f9c45b0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:16:33 GMTBALI, Indonesia (AP) — A former Austin, Texas, police officer sought in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend was extradited Wednesday from Indonesia to the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/156bebc07ea646de8f057e5c7f9c45b0Clerk in gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12e241d5c3db437fa92682f8fde10942Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:33:27 GMTMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12e241d5c3db437fa92682f8fde10942Hospital order wins Spanish prize for humanitarian workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46fd52223c34449fa2df629d9f87fd9eWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:31:01 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, which played an important role in treating Ebola patients in Africa over the past year, has been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias humanitarian award.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46fd52223c34449fa2df629d9f87fd9eWills of millions of Americans now available onlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a89082bb57e843a688dca5781b3c6f81Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:48:09 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Paul Revere left all his household furniture to an unmarried daughter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a89082bb57e843a688dca5781b3c6f81Officials search for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241d349781384da8817d10f651d8bc4bWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:21:04 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241d349781384da8817d10f651d8bc4bUN rapporteur raps Egypt over Al Jazeera English casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da0d16435ed44e69935a2f1c6e12c3d2Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:15:09 GMTGENEVA (AP) — A top U.N. official has criticized the prison sentences given to three Al Jazeera English journalists in a court in Egypt and is calling for their immediate release.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da0d16435ed44e69935a2f1c6e12c3d2Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2da09e51d0a4c8f95d9c5d9fc786d1aWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:56:40 GMTMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2da09e51d0a4c8f95d9c5d9fc786d1aSyrian state TV: Car bomb in port city of Latakia kills 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ed32467770c43deab84b6a5e5a8b948Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:30:44 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV says seven people were killed and more than 40 wounded by a car bomb in the port city of Latakia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ed32467770c43deab84b6a5e5a8b948Peak cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/659952605e2944ae9d7ef46117894f7cWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:26:45 GMTVENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is opening under a hazy Italian sun — with a chilling thriller about endurance and extremes on the world's highest peak.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/659952605e2944ae9d7ef46117894f7cBlaze in Paris apartment building leaves 8 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb18c43dd0c44998a42b54ff76b9a5fWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:40:29 GMTPARIS (AP) — Eight people died in an apartment fire early Wednesday at the foot of Paris' famed Montmartre hill, and police detained a man amid suspicions that it was started intentionally, officials said. Some died leaping out of windows to flee what appeared to be the deadliest blaze in the French capital in a decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb18c43dd0c44998a42b54ff76b9a5fPenalty phase in Jewish site shootings trial to continuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a16ef7a6e14c00b8626f66f4dbd8f7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:16:37 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An anti-Semite convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City plans to call more witnesses to explain his actions to a jury that will decide if he should be sentenced to death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a16ef7a6e14c00b8626f66f4dbd8f7Russia's Putin commemorates victory over Japan in WWIIhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/234ea36171164c83a6ebd4af6d2fe2e7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:50:56 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin joined Russian veterans on Wednesday for an unusual ceremony commemorating the 1945 victory over Japan to end World War II.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/234ea36171164c83a6ebd4af6d2fe2e7Obama locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9126bcfad6ba4ccc9a65bed1e96b2fd2Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:02:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legacy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9126bcfad6ba4ccc9a65bed1e96b2fd2Hunt for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death continueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25d1eb692b07453aafd992360c8fe760Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:33:26 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officers prepared early Wednesday to resume the intensive hunt for three suspects in the fatal shooting of a popular veteran police officer in a small northern Illinois community.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25d1eb692b07453aafd992360c8fe760Texas man gets 17 years in prison in fake Disney park scamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1e3b372b1124fae825ee8e6bcfe2e12Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:32:18 GMTSHERMAN, Texas (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison for swindling investors with a fake story about a Walt Disney theme park in North Texas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1e3b372b1124fae825ee8e6bcfe2e12US productivity up 3.3 percent in spring, labor costs fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40a543df60bd4f50ad45179fd985f8e4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:30:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity in the spring rose at the fastest pace since late 2013, while labor costs declined.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40a543df60bd4f50ad45179fd985f8e4Report: Malware targeting Android smartphones on the risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcd754ab8f2540539ce74e319ee286d7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:35:54 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcd754ab8f2540539ce74e319ee286d7Greece announces measures for refugees on islandshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7dda6bd973401fae92890ff32494a0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:35:55 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's caretaker government announced measures Wednesday to improve conditions for the tens of thousands of refugees and migrants arriving on eastern Greek islands, and to bolster support for the islands' residents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7dda6bd973401fae92890ff32494a0Greece to introduce measures for refugees on islandshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2d7a48f87e0440cac92efafe7d59d3aWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:04:42 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's caretaker government will introduce measures to improve conditions for the tens of thousands of refugees and migrants arriving on eastern Greek islands, as well as for the islands' residents, the migration policy minister said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2d7a48f87e0440cac92efafe7d59d3aSteady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' Murray wins at US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c58b55c15424595a07b2fe07d368f39Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:48:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c58b55c15424595a07b2fe07d368f39The Latest on Bangkok: Police say suspect was in blast areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32567ce1be754a0da6bd07e2be5ef1faWed, 02 Sep 2015 12:28:01 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the investigation into the deadly Bangkok bombing (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32567ce1be754a0da6bd07e2be5ef1faIranian hard-liners unveil anti-US plaque at former embassyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd0338c4bb75481080f209221c34ce51Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:33:37 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — More than a dozen hard-line Iranian students have unveiled an anti-American plaque at the gate of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd0338c4bb75481080f209221c34ce51New York reaches deal with Cooper Union, plaintiffshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3a898fa22a49268c573b334f6b4ce7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:45:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general has reached an agreement that would end a suit against Cooper Union and create an independent monitor into the financial management of the engineering and architecture school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3a898fa22a49268c573b334f6b4ce7Romania names conductor Zubin Mehta to head music festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f5bd9c2ea7246edabc744d75be3fc42Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:59:18 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Prominent conductor Zubin Mehta has been named as the new honorific chairman of the George Enescu International Music Festival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f5bd9c2ea7246edabc744d75be3fc42