FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:38:47 -07:00US sailors look for redemption in Rio after London flophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e0162ee69040798f5f8a55cf32dba2Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:19:49 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — They've had their shots, have an all-star coaching staff and are probably as acclimated to Rio de Janeiro's tricky conditions and foul water as sailors from any other country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e0162ee69040798f5f8a55cf32dba2Pope visits Krakow convent ahead of Mass at Polish shrinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ab1476919a40f291034cc15b007570Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:55:38 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis has held a private meeting with an order of nuns at a convent in Krakow ahead of a visit to Poland's holiest shrine on the second day of visit to the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ab1476919a40f291034cc15b007570Davis homers twice, Crisp goes deep as A's beat Rangers 6-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/295ca19a22354d58a2c718bf6248b936Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:15:19 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Coco Crisp and Khris Davis got Oakland off to a quick start against Yu Darvish. Then came their big blows against a hard-throwing reliever to clinch the fourth series in a row for the Athletics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/295ca19a22354d58a2c718bf6248b936Actors, delegates protest on quiet Day 3 of Dem conventionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30b6ae706199458d805c5ef1640eec3fThu, 28 Jul 2016 05:01:26 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Actors and delegates took center stage in smaller and more subdued protests by Bernie Sanders supporters on a mostly quiet Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30b6ae706199458d805c5ef1640eec3fCredit Suisse turns 2Q profit, down sharply from a year agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74319b4140cb45d8b1ebe1bff52b6f0fThu, 28 Jul 2016 05:47:59 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Credit Suisse says second-quarter net profit plunged 84 percent as the Swiss bank pressed on with a restructuring and revaluation of its investment banking portfolio.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74319b4140cb45d8b1ebe1bff52b6f0fRift between Sanders' loyalists, Democratic brass lingershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cc43a4756c140af94fc7de87172f401Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:55:02 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The tension between Bernie Sanders activists and Democratic Party brass set to crown Hillary Clinton their nominee lingered in pockets of Philadelphia as the final day of the convention dawned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cc43a4756c140af94fc7de87172f401Did your ancestor hunt whales? Museum database offers clueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab59d4e7f6b44f28d03b01644bd165bThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:43:14 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A digital list of the tens of thousands of men who embarked on whaling voyages out of New Bedford, from 10-year-old boys to a 70-year-old sailor who drank himself to death in South Africa, is a valuable resource for anyone researching their family's seafaring past. Just be warned: You might not like what you find.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab59d4e7f6b44f28d03b01644bd165bRifle maker wants documents sealed in school shooting suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2af7d36d0b0a4661927f7c00c302b71eThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:06:54 GMTBRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge will hear arguments on whether gun maker Remington Arms' company documents should be sealed from public view as it fights a lawsuit filed by families of some of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2af7d36d0b0a4661927f7c00c302b71eLady Gaga putting on invite-only Democratic convention showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5da7a9a0b94441e083c2bf460a9d90cfThu, 28 Jul 2016 05:47:25 GMTCAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Camden, one of the country's most impoverished cities, will get some time in the Democratic convention spotlight Thursday with some help from Lady Gaga.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5da7a9a0b94441e083c2bf460a9d90cfBaez hits 2-run HR, Russell adds slam as Cubs rout White Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46e7fe12b79d4bf1b4cb4e40a7e2d8d2Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:58:32 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs saved their scoring and drama until the later innings. Aroldis Chapman then capped it in his Cubs' debut, even in a non-save situation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46e7fe12b79d4bf1b4cb4e40a7e2d8d2Mularkey believes Titans right fit for 3rd time as NFL coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb9e0a0f3a9644078e6e3a1885354fbaThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:01:14 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Mularkey warned the Tennessee Titans' 10 draft picks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb9e0a0f3a9644078e6e3a1885354fbaMeteor in sky lights up social media in Nevada, other stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/117d2ebcec9340cbb5941304ea89a64dThu, 28 Jul 2016 05:49:38 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Social media is lighting up with reports from Nevada, Utah and California of a small fireball streaking across the sky.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/117d2ebcec9340cbb5941304ea89a64dTomas homers twice; Bradley, D'backs beat Brewers 8-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c2d83381a7d44a59748e98d761dd7a1Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:41:09 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Archie Bradley had a plan and worked it perfectly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c2d83381a7d44a59748e98d761dd7a1He's a skydiver working with a net _ but no parachutehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/047b97cb3bc84462a1a594e4f7d883ceThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:12:58 GMTSIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/047b97cb3bc84462a1a594e4f7d883ceAsian shares slip as investors await Bank of Japan decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/766a6735faef4095929578c8a1262685Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:23:47 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock benchmarks were mostly lower Thursday as investors digested an upbeat Fed assessment of the U.S. economy that raised the prospect of further rate hikes, while anticipating more stimulus from Japan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/766a6735faef4095929578c8a1262685Spared lobster dies during trip from Florida to Mainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87e1eab092e4f6cbbb2faeacf082270Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:54:15 GMTWEST BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Larry the Lobster gained fame after it was spared from a boiling pot in Florida, but Maine officials say the crustacean didn't make it to retirement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87e1eab092e4f6cbbb2faeacf082270South Korean foundation launched to help former sex slaveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f35c1a48ee4cb19ec8c5dc237dbfe9Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:00:08 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Thursday launched a foundation planned to be funded by the Japanese government to provide support for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f35c1a48ee4cb19ec8c5dc237dbfe9Cardinals snap Familia's saves streak, rally past Mets 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5d1ec977e864cf09a7be449fb518062Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:12:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Just shy of a year. That's how long Jeurys Familia's saves streak lasted — until Yadier Molina ended it with one perfectly timed swing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5d1ec977e864cf09a7be449fb518062Powerball's estimated jackpot hits $478 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48cd9a034aff4402b401826f87c3efd4Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:01:38 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No one has matched the jackpot-winning numbers in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, and the prize has increased to an estimated $478 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48cd9a034aff4402b401826f87c3efd4Convention: O'Reilly attacks critics; Trump's party crashinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c3af5861d474532ba7f5198d6ffc3b7Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:23:04 GMTA look at the Democratic National Convention through a media lens:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c3af5861d474532ba7f5198d6ffc3b7Congressman asks Obama to keep classified intel from Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cda0c2c3cf648a7856d1f71ad92d5bfThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:12:46 GMTPAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island congressman says he's asking President Barack Obama to withhold classified materials and briefings from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the interest of national security.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cda0c2c3cf648a7856d1f71ad92d5bfLEADING OFF: Sale rejoins Chisox, Gordon returns to Marlinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10415adb05d94f9a84ec89adf87c01dbThu, 28 Jul 2016 05:59:04 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10415adb05d94f9a84ec89adf87c01dbAfrica's best Olympian dives in for the last timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bb00c73249c4e72865a94b55a41fec5Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:23:58 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The African with the most Olympic medals is of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia, right?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bb00c73249c4e72865a94b55a41fec5Traffic deaths up in cities that turn off red-light camerashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2d3307d1193490ca811f63a4a7d85b8Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:08:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Red-light cameras are widely hated, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2d3307d1193490ca811f63a4a7d85b8Niece of leading Tibetan priest flees Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92f87e2fcb20447390f717930ffa9fd7Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:00:50 GMTDHARMSALA, India (AP) — The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what his family says is the truth about his death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92f87e2fcb20447390f717930ffa9fd7The Latest: Obama has special Twitter fan back in Illinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cd3e28b3e964f31afb8853d28761ef7Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:11:46 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cd3e28b3e964f31afb8853d28761ef71 dead, 8 hurt as car plows into Los Angeles bible grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6607ab926a544e918a55fcb182b152b0Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:26:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A car has plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a bible study was taking place, leaving one person dead and eight injured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6607ab926a544e918a55fcb182b152b0Indonesia rebuffs UN, EU appeals to halt looming executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48aacde254804327bcc3b0439528df32Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:28:57 GMTCILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia quickly rebuffed appeals from the U.N. human rights chief and the European Union to abandon plans to execute 14 people for drug crimes as preparations intensified Thursday at the prison island where the death row inmates are held.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48aacde254804327bcc3b0439528df32Freeman HR, 5 RBIs as Braves top Twins for 2-game sweephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b3ed20f616e426b9949d670b2716cd4Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:35:30 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Braves have struggled to score runs this year, ranking last in the majors in that department. As a result, it's been rare that an Atlanta starting pitcher has been gifted an early lead to work with.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b3ed20f616e426b9949d670b2716cd4Club pros get a taste of tour life at PGA Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e972369b0739477a874c936325f3688fThu, 28 Jul 2016 05:53:16 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jason Day and Jordan Spieth are at Baltusrol. So are 20 club pros, who for one week of the year get treated on equal ground as the best golfers in the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e972369b0739477a874c936325f3688fJudge dismisses charges against former Utah attorney generalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/507c77b053374ac38add27cfabddd6ceThu, 28 Jul 2016 05:07:37 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge dismissed pay-to-play charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff Wednesday, ending a high-profile case that landed soon after he wrapped up 12 years as the state's top lawman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/507c77b053374ac38add27cfabddd6ceTakeaways: Obama vouches for Clinton, Kaine steps uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c9380c93cbc446aad4cd19b1705954eThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:35:42 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama used what is likely his last high-profile speech as president to make a powerful case for Hillary Clinton's election, saying it wasn't even a close choice between her and Donald Trump, whom he described as a homegrown demagogue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c9380c93cbc446aad4cd19b1705954eThe Latest: Trump campaign unloads on Democratic speakershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4468e048ba6a42eb9844d3cb54fa7b6bThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:06:03 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4468e048ba6a42eb9844d3cb54fa7b6bRegulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74917343912f459482519026560c0af6Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:39:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry on Thursday, which would restrict collectors from calling numerous times a day, require them to have more documentation on what's owed, and give people more ability to dispute their bills.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74917343912f459482519026560c0af6The Latest: Obama thanks Americans for sustaining himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd92282032414854aa888c03eb4b1c85Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:05:15 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd92282032414854aa888c03eb4b1c85Australia: MH370 captain's simulator had Indian Ocean routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd804a3bf488466bbd0a819fa9b48b1dThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:28:21 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials confirmed on Thursday that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd804a3bf488466bbd0a819fa9b48b1dMerkel to face questions over migrant, security policieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b92836619886486da30422cd93892025Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:54:30 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel is holding her annual summer news conference Thursday at which questions over her government's policy on migrants and security are expected to dominate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b92836619886486da30422cd93892025Niece of Tibetan priest flees China, says he died of torturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1c6b26a5b74371a8447c5576b20756Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:53:07 GMTDHARMSALA, India (AP) — The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what her family says is the truth about the man's death in a Chinese prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1c6b26a5b74371a8447c5576b20756AP FACT CHECK: Warped claims in political hothousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/253597231f5747d682ecf9937c089b12Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:22:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/253597231f5747d682ecf9937c089b12Rights group: Some kids detained in conflict tortured, diehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de2bd0bf47ca4d25b80e4cae4e45760bThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:05:44 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Children caught in six conflict-affected areas are often held for months or even years as national security threats, and untold numbers have been tortured or died in custody, according to a Human Rights Watch report.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de2bd0bf47ca4d25b80e4cae4e45760bObama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried mehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d138178f18a64afd96e0ac2089c3d39aThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:12:37 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d138178f18a64afd96e0ac2089c3d39aPolice protest Black Lives Matter banner at city hallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36e027514ee04831a2e5a808a4701217Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:44:28 GMTSOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that's hanging over city hall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36e027514ee04831a2e5a808a4701217Israeli settler-turned-diplomat to take new post in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a0d458c67d64d26a5016dcafeca633eThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:20:40 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — For years, Dani Dayan was the West Bank settler movement's face to the outside world. Next week, he'll become the face of Israel to much of North America.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a0d458c67d64d26a5016dcafeca633eLapel pins with images of ex-NKorean ruler found in Southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfc2b4697a89415c8041a5d6b4dc0966Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:12:11 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police found about 200 lapel pins bearing the image of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il strewn near the country's main international airport on Thursday, police officers said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfc2b4697a89415c8041a5d6b4dc0966Mondesi's bunt single helps Royals beat Angels 7-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9797d3ef3cb5443ab364ea1ddc53e009Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:53:51 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Raul Mondesi celebrated an unforgettable 21st birthday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9797d3ef3cb5443ab364ea1ddc53e009Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeirohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09bfb69bfb76487694d647ac00202ef4Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:01:05 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's much-depleted Olympic team has departed for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro after dozens of its athletes were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09bfb69bfb76487694d647ac00202ef4US confirms journalist jailed by China is American citizenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c35e70c2a58b4597b8cbd15759a27b9dThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:42:55 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The State Department says its diplomats have not been granted permission to meet with James Wang, a jailed magazine publisher and American citizen, since his 2014 arrest in southern China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c35e70c2a58b4597b8cbd15759a27b9dPick Six: Pivotal players who could help decide Big 12 titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2df329277ed4c58a5a24698a7928dffThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:18:27 GMTAs Charlie Strong has learned in two years as Texas coach, the Big 12 is not a conference for a team trying to find an offensive identity. In a league filled with fast-paced spread attacks, it is difficult to hide deficiencies at quarterback.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2df329277ed4c58a5a24698a7928dffA new threat in fight against overdoses: Elephant sedativehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3070cb886a74571ab3cb394c0b0e6e6Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:33:45 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say they've found it mixed with or passed off as heroin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3070cb886a74571ab3cb394c0b0e6e6Police: Man faces charges for threatening to 'off some cops'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14a619e0e874481a8338d83492c0e5ceThu, 28 Jul 2016 04:25:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man has been taken into custody after authorities say he made threats against police officers at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14a619e0e874481a8338d83492c0e5ce