FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 08 Dec 2016 01:48:33 -08:00Aid groups descend on Indonesia quake zone; deaths reach 102, 08 Dec 2016 09:37:55 GMTMEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100 people. plan to pass on Bautista because fans don't like him, 08 Dec 2016 08:15:20 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Jose Bautista has long been booed whenever he's played in Baltimore. Now, the free agent slugger wants the Orioles to consider signing him, and the team isn't having any part of that. stocks advance ahead of ECB decision, 08 Dec 2016 08:45:18 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global shares rose on Thursday following upbeat trade data from China. Investors were looking ahead to a meeting of the European Central Bank later in the day. get Davis, Yankees get Chapman, Nats trade 3 young arms, 08 Dec 2016 07:56:06 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The champion Chicago Cubs filled their only real need, getting All-Star reliever Wade Davis. He'll take the spot of closer Aroldis Chapman, who locked down a spot by returning to the New York Yankees with a whopping $86 million deal. a hundred: Red Sox-Brewers trade contains $100 clause, 08 Dec 2016 08:58:13 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A hundred dollars can still go a long way in baseball. in Crimea charged with extremism, 08 Dec 2016 08:11:50 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russia's territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years. and Trump hurled insults, now trade pleasantries, 08 Dec 2016 08:11:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump? General calls youth vaping a public health threat, 08 Dec 2016 08:06:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.'s choice for top China diplomat has long ties to Xi, 08 Dec 2016 08:15:43 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It may seem odd for the governor of a lightly populated agricultural state to be chosen as U.S. ambassador to China, especially amid escalating talk of a trade war with the major U.S. trading partner. OFF: What to watch at the baseball winter meetings, 08 Dec 2016 08:06:23 GMTA look at what's happening today at the baseball winter meetings in Oxon Hill, Maryland:'re Hired? Inside the interviews as Trump picks Cabinet, 08 Dec 2016 08:13:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When Robert Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television, arrived to a recent meeting with Donald Trump, the president-elect greeted him with a blunt question.'s new tone on immigrant kids divides GOP, 08 Dec 2016 08:08:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's promise to "work something out" for immigrants brought here illegally as kids is dividing fellow Republicans, underscoring how difficult it will be for Congress to take any action on immigration, whether it's building a wall or dealing with immigrant youths. chooses former WWE exec McMahon for small business, 08 Dec 2016 08:11:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration. hosts foreign ministers from 57-nation OSCE, 08 Dec 2016 08:52:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Foreign ministers from the 57-nation Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are meeting in Germany, which says the group is needed more than ever to bolster dialogue between east and west. official: Russia, US near deal on Aleppo cease-fire, 08 Dec 2016 07:41:43 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A Russian deputy foreign minister says Russia is close to reaching a deal with the United States on a cease-fire for the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo. criticizes union leader critical of Indiana deal, 08 Dec 2016 07:39:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is slamming a union leader who criticized his deal to discourage air conditioner manufacturer Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory and moving its jobs to Mexico. opens probe into deadly plane crash that killed 47, 08 Dec 2016 09:01:23 GMTGUG, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani military helicopters on Thursday ferried remains of plane crash victims to the capital, Islamabad, as aviation authorities said they opened a probe into the crash that killed 47 passengers and crew the day before in the country's northwest. rout Clippers 115-98 for 7th straight win over LA, 08 Dec 2016 07:27:38 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Golden State lacked its usual outside shooting touch. The Warriors still had an easy time with the Clippers. expected in French budget minister's tax scandal, 08 Dec 2016 07:48:21 GMTPARIS (AP) — A Paris court is preparing to return a verdict in one of the biggest political scandals of French President Francois Hollande's government. scheduled to execute man for clerk's 1994 killing, 08 Dec 2016 08:43:49 GMTATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is preparing to execute an inmate convicted in the 1994 killing of a convenience store clerk. still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade, 08 Dec 2016 08:37:33 GMTPARIS (AP) — Facing its worse winter pollution in 10 years, Paris is sticking to controversial traffic measures. urge no rush to judgment in shooting of Reno student, 08 Dec 2016 08:28:23 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Social media postings about a school district police officer shooting a Nevada high school student waving a knife toward classmates drew an immediate plea from authorities not to rush to conclusions about the on-campus incident. deliberating in fatal 2-by-4 beating trial, 08 Dec 2016 07:30:58 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the trial of a man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk car dealer to death with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong. of truck safety rules may be just the beginning, 08 Dec 2016 09:31:09 GMTHAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired truckers off the highway. But there's more coming down the road. source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M, 5 years, 08 Dec 2016 07:56:43 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Aroldis Chapman found a spot in a most familiar bullpen — a very rich spot, too. and Trump once traded insults, now it's phone calls, 08 Dec 2016 08:03:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An apparent rapport is brewing between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump that few, if any, saw coming. tree farmer returns wedding band lost 15 years ago, 08 Dec 2016 07:27:52 GMTWHITE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Christmas tree farmer has found and returned a wedding ring a New Jersey man lost roughly 15 years ago. Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote, 08 Dec 2016 07:38:50 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's opposition-controlled parliament introduced an impeachment motion Thursday against President Park Geun-hye, setting up a likely vote Friday on whether to suspend her powers over a huge political scandal. official: Anti-IS airstrike killed, wounded civilians, 08 Dec 2016 08:20:15 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament speaker said an airstrike targeting the Islamic State-held town of Qaim in western Iraq near the Syrian border killed and wounded "dozens" of civilians, and that he is holding the Iraqi government responsible. to meet with victims of OSU attack, resume road show, 08 Dec 2016 08:09:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is going to try to show a more sensitive side Thursday, meeting with victims of last week's Ohio State University attack, before taking his "thank you" road show to three more states that supported him in the election. tie it late, Kase beats Canes in shootout, 08 Dec 2016 07:45:20 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former Anaheim Ducks great Teemu Selanne had a philosophy about scoring goals. The Ducks are hoping his "ketchup bottle theory" applies to star winger Corey Perry. roommates among Oakland warehouse fire victims, 08 Dec 2016 08:26:51 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A fun-loving computer science graduate and 21-year-old college roommates were among the 36 people killed when fire engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse. says he'll resign from Congress if elected DNC chair, 08 Dec 2016 08:08:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Aides and supporters of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are searching for an alternative to Rep. Keith Ellison, the early favorite in the race to head the Democratic National Committee, amid growing resistance to his bid. to clear stopgap spending, water projects measures, 08 Dec 2016 09:29:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House is advancing hard-fought legislation to help Flint, Michigan, fix its lead-tainted water system and speed next year's confirmation for retired Gen. James Mattis as President-elect Donald Trump's defense secretary. focuses on penalty, not guilt in church shooting, 08 Dec 2016 07:43:43 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The attorneys defending Dylann Roof in the Charleston church shooting trial are largely conceding his guilt in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at Emanuel AME Church. Their attention is on keeping their client out of the death chamber. says it won't help US patrols in South China Sea, 08 Dec 2016 08:39:48 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine defense secretary said Thursday it's highly unlikely his country will allow the U.S. military to use it as a springboard for freedom of navigation patrols in the disputed South China Sea to avoid antagonizing China. to tap champion of fossil fuels as environmental chief, 08 Dec 2016 08:10:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. shop gunman's life showed recent signs of turbulence, 08 Dec 2016 08:05:16 GMTSALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — The man accused of firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant appears to have lived an aimless life that became turbulent in the weeks before he was drawn to the nation's capital by a fake news story. unions strike despite debt relief pledge, 08 Dec 2016 09:02:47 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Public services in Greece have been disrupted by a general strike called by unions against ongoing austerity measures. to look at electrical system in Oakland fire, 08 Dec 2016 08:15:27 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials investigating a fire that killed 36 people during a party at an Oakland warehouse plan to bring in engineers to examine the building's electrical system, as they try to pinpoint the cause of a blaze that has cast a spotlight on similar artists' colonies around the country that offer cheap housing but unsafe living conditions. Military targets handling of misconduct cases, 08 Dec 2016 08:16:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Military leaders are trying to fix the lengthy, inconsistent process for investigating senior officers accused of misconduct, The Associated Press has learned. They are seeking to change a hodgepodge system in which investigations can drag on for years while taxpayers pay six-figure salaries to officers relegated to mid-level administrative posts. Latest: Australia offers help with Aceh quake response, 08 Dec 2016 09:16:07 GMTMEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude-6.5 earthquake that hit Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday (all times local):'s Westbrook takes small-town skills to big stage, 08 Dec 2016 08:25:51 GMTNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dede Westbrook looked like a contortionist at the end his 29-yard touchdown grab against Baylor. drought relents but not over, despite recent rains, 08 Dec 2016 08:39:55 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Recent showers and storms across much of the South have eased the severe drought in the region, but experts say it wasn't enough to make up for months of dry conditions before the rain finally fell. scores late goal to lift Senators past the Sharks, 08 Dec 2016 07:41:23 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Erik Karlsson enjoys getting a break every now and then, and Chris Kelly likes getting a lucky bounce every once in a while. It all worked to Ottawa's advantage, which extended a nice streak.'s economic growth in July-Sept revised to 1.3 percent, 08 Dec 2016 07:31:10 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's economy grew 1.3 percent in July to September from a year earlier, according to revised data reflecting weaker business investment and exports. police say knife-wielding Palestinian shot and killed, 08 Dec 2016 07:54:46 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say security forces have shot and killed a knife-wielding Palestinian at a West Bank junction. taps retired Marine general for homeland security, 08 Dec 2016 08:12:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly carved out a reputation as a highly respected, but often outspoken commander who could roil debate with blunt assessments or unpopular directives on issues ranging from women in combat to the treatment of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention center. look at 3 investigations of senior military officers, 08 Dec 2016 08:13:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Military leaders are launching a broad review of how the services investigate accusations of misconduct by senior officers, citing deep concerns about how long the process now takes and whether it treats people equally. of deadly crash had history of accidents, seizures, 08 Dec 2016 08:35:54 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The man who crashed a Baltimore school bus into a transit bus, killing himself and five other people, had been in at least a dozen car accidents in the past five years, had a history of seizures and other medical issues, and recently had his commercial driver's license privileges suspended because of an outdated medical certificate, according to federal transportation investigators.