FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:50:51 -08:00Alleged Erdogan assassination attempt trial opens in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d576c7e977594a91b4a7281b5676da44Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:44:00 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A trial opened in southern Turkey on Monday for 47 people charged with attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the failed coup, while he was vacationing with his family.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d576c7e977594a91b4a7281b5676da44Iran launches 'advanced' rockets during military exerciseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6191dffaa0ae4632aeaf2041a37105d0Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:57:39 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that the country's elite Revolutionary Guard has launched sophisticated rockets during military exercises.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6191dffaa0ae4632aeaf2041a37105d0AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1364250164aa4a5a888e9a7fe16e183aMon, 20 Feb 2017 08:33:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1364250164aa4a5a888e9a7fe16e183aUS Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9ae56f9d919435cae989beb1e534650Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:41:07 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9ae56f9d919435cae989beb1e534650Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of Mosulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70de03691af4b7490f04a27a83bb18dMon, 20 Feb 2017 09:46:52 GMTMOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Federal Police forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70de03691af4b7490f04a27a83bb18dTrump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a884f662d0ca4cb282e7ca209c8c6d1dMon, 20 Feb 2017 08:49:38 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Europeans have reacted to President Donald Trump's first month in office with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a884f662d0ca4cb282e7ca209c8c6d1dMerkel visits Algeria for talks on terrorism, migrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d764b44b3a4494d839cd6a9195c5c56Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:36:27 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Algeria as she seeks to enlist North African countries in Germany's efforts against Islamic extremism and illegal migration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d764b44b3a4494d839cd6a9195c5c56Erdogan alleged assassination attempt trial opens in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a52c6df7dd304032a6a1178dddd65026Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:49:31 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A trial has opened in southern Turkey for 47 people accused of attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the failed coup, while he was vacationing with his family.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a52c6df7dd304032a6a1178dddd65026Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58a34b89c32e4be1b874cbe72b9fee32Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:14:21 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58a34b89c32e4be1b874cbe72b9fee32Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50ce36bffed340bdb60b136e755ba609Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:39:05 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50ce36bffed340bdb60b136e755ba609Famine is declared in part of South Sudan, thousands of deaths feared as a result of civil warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/034f91844634484eaddf2cc749216efbMon, 20 Feb 2017 07:52:00 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine is declared in part of South Sudan, thousands of deaths feared as a result of civil war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/034f91844634484eaddf2cc749216efbWolff, Lauda renew deals at F1 champion Mercedeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/929658c60822458b8d362faebc7b6346Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:34:35 GMTBRACKLEY, England (AP) — Two leading officials at Formula One team Mercedes have signed new contracts through 2020, concluding a busy offseason of activity at the world champions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/929658c60822458b8d362faebc7b6346Lots of points, lots of dunks, not a lot of All-Star defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba022e9afb6b49f1a8bbb66ee4dc6eaaMon, 20 Feb 2017 07:40:40 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba022e9afb6b49f1a8bbb66ee4dc6eaaNorth African diplomats seek solutions for chaotic Libyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3be8e4a5709414ab577aadf001c1045Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:36:24 GMTTUNIS (AP) — Top North African diplomats are meeting to find ways to reconcile Libya's rival political factions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3be8e4a5709414ab577aadf001c1045A month of Trump, by the numbershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ce502d2028b40f29c79c7004ec96682Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:26:46 GMTA by-the-numbers look at some of Donald Trump's early activity as president:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ce502d2028b40f29c79c7004ec96682Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21f30a20e9ff4a44a486e99bb4a11d33Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:06:31 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21f30a20e9ff4a44a486e99bb4a11d33Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a83e7b0f3d744e8487aa422a4cb8dd3eMon, 20 Feb 2017 09:42:10 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Red Cross says 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a83e7b0f3d744e8487aa422a4cb8dd3eUnilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/219913ff447e4b54ae0d9611d6427882Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:42:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shares in Unilever, the owner of brands like Hellman's, Lipton, and Knorr, are down sharply after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/219913ff447e4b54ae0d9611d6427882Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dc5ef1ebf0346daa5333cbf8385f50bMon, 20 Feb 2017 10:22:41 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's highest appeals court has upheld the death sentences against 10 suspects convicted over a 2012 soccer riot that killed 73 fans, becoming one of the world's deadliest soccer disasters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dc5ef1ebf0346daa5333cbf8385f50bAP FACT CHECK: Trump's view at odds with events of the weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d15ee8122b4132b2e2ba88f5f20d4bMon, 20 Feb 2017 08:21:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d15ee8122b4132b2e2ba88f5f20d4bSingaporean PM, hosting Netanyahu, endorses 'two-state' planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ddd6e9684d14c918764f7aaf987e349Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:11:32 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, hosting a visit by his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, said Monday his country believes in a "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ddd6e9684d14c918764f7aaf987e349Ex-cop says Duterte paid him, others to kill crime suspectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0967e3138f8f4acabf52f74259e508d0Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:50:53 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A retired Philippine police officer said Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was a mayor, ordered and paid him and other members of a so-called liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents, including a kidnapping suspect, his family and a critical radio commentator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0967e3138f8f4acabf52f74259e508d0House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19af07e99ed8420996221a6d3213bd54Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:15:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see a road to ruin for millions who'd face lost coverage and higher medical expenses, particularly the poor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19af07e99ed8420996221a6d3213bd5410 sites in US named 'proving grounds' for driverless carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8e996f0fbf14632adae071b7a90f795Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:19:28 GMTIn January, the U.S. Department of Transportation designated 10 "proving grounds" to encourage testing of automated vehicle technologies:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8e996f0fbf14632adae071b7a90f795Pakistani women in memorable rugby sevens debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1feaa55a144b8f9cbc09ba738025c9Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:51:07 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — They might have won only one match at the Asian Women's Rugby Sevens in Laos on the weekend, but for the Pakistan team — which formed only a year ago — it was a dream debut at an international event.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1feaa55a144b8f9cbc09ba738025c9The Latest: Malaysia PM defends probe into N. Korean's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e666d7bc0414cd1a34a42227f638dbbMon, 20 Feb 2017 09:07:34 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, Kim Jong Nam (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e666d7bc0414cd1a34a42227f638dbbFamine declared in part of South Sudan's Unity statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/273d98ffa58f462e9816c6ea62c71a60Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:01:39 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/273d98ffa58f462e9816c6ea62c71a60Cambodia lawmakers approve law threatening opposition partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a09e5ae396e7466a93e5a42816add955Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:57:14 GMTPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's legislature amended a law governing political parties on Monday to allow the government to apply to the courts to have a party dissolved, an act clearly aimed at the sole opposition group in parliament.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a09e5ae396e7466a93e5a42816add955N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7932feaeaeca43179725736fa1e6d6bdMon, 20 Feb 2017 10:27:35 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7932feaeaeca43179725736fa1e6d6bdPakistan: Airstrikes target militants on Afghan borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49e473089df4137967ce6636435a859Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:56:54 GMTPESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani air force killed dozens of militants in a series of airstrikes on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49e473089df4137967ce6636435a859APNewsBreak: Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforcedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f6653038c19429da93c56c430491d77Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:32:29 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions in the state says no changes have been made in how doctors perform the procedures.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f6653038c19429da93c56c430491d77AP Source: Pelicans acquiring Cousins in multi-player dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec6f078ae7b415d8bf27cb0bad68b94Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:35:03 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec6f078ae7b415d8bf27cb0bad68b94N Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f1890b78cad4e73945b27700b36e9ecMon, 20 Feb 2017 07:52:38 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur has denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f1890b78cad4e73945b27700b36e9ecPhilippines: Vietnamese ship attacked; 1 dead, 6 abductedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96ee95b671384fe781679985e5df9147Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:27:24 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Vietnamese cargo ship off the Philippines' southern tip, killing a Vietnamese crewman and abducting six others including the vessel's captain, the Philippine coast guard and the ship's owner said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96ee95b671384fe781679985e5df9147Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284399ef4a0640efb4ad1a64ac47b728Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:14:55 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284399ef4a0640efb4ad1a64ac47b728Trump's proposed big military budget no sure thinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a457977327043b59a53e9729c9e15e3Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:24:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a457977327043b59a53e9729c9e15e3Tillerson takes low-key approach as America's top diplomathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0425b035d9d4c3ba22bd4aedf2af58bMon, 20 Feb 2017 08:23:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared within hours alongside visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and said the U.S. "stands behind Japan, its great ally, 100 percent."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0425b035d9d4c3ba22bd4aedf2af58bIsraeli army: Sinai militant fire hits Israel, no one hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28ccd127425c4dc8af3eae07bd9c243aMon, 20 Feb 2017 09:06:06 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says several shells have been fired from neighboring Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, exploding in the south of the country and causing no injuries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28ccd127425c4dc8af3eae07bd9c243aHong Kong Disneyland posts 2016 loss on tourism softnesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08fcfb43808d4bf89df3873073905132Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:32:49 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Disneyland has posted another annual loss as attendance by mainland Chinese tourists dropped amid a softer tourism market.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08fcfb43808d4bf89df3873073905132US VP Pence talks of deepening ties to European Unionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dfe2946bef94cccab3c411fb931e2dfMon, 20 Feb 2017 09:12:26 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says he's looking forward to exploring ways to "deepen our relationship with the European Union and the European community" at the start of his meeting with the EU's foreign policy chief.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dfe2946bef94cccab3c411fb931e2dfStrong storms cause minor injuries, damage in San Antoniohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7355b746057462cb1a9b756adb5c7bdMon, 20 Feb 2017 09:52:25 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — A severe storm system spawned a possible tornado that caused minor injuries and damaged more than 100 homes in the San Antonia area late Sunday night and early Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7355b746057462cb1a9b756adb5c7bdKremlin defends its recognition of Ukraine rebel passportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef7daea0302a402a8e1c267f8a0d8db9Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:43:48 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says its decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine is a response to Ukraine's blockade of rebel regions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef7daea0302a402a8e1c267f8a0d8db9South Korea wins 2 golds in short track speed skatinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0ace55787a5432c82bb10fc3ad3e85bMon, 20 Feb 2017 10:36:52 GMTSAPPORO, Japan (AP) — South Korea won two gold medals in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games on Monday, an early indication the hosts of the 2018 Winter Olympics could be regaining their dominance of the sport.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0ace55787a5432c82bb10fc3ad3e85bAt least 14 killed in Philippine bus crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb0c6605541f4e209ffbc40b61bb00caMon, 20 Feb 2017 08:03:17 GMTTANAY, Philippines (AP) — At least 14 people, most of them college students on a camping trip, were killed Monday when their rented bus lost its brakes on a downhill road then slammed into an electric post, Philippine officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb0c6605541f4e209ffbc40b61bb00caDraft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42a1d47186c14b208b7c418b224a66caMon, 20 Feb 2017 08:35:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42a1d47186c14b208b7c418b224a66caWorld shares rise ahead of week's earnings, Fed minuteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3d4d8e80145460a9a97105a1a0048b5Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:17:25 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets advanced Monday as a strong performance on Wall Street last week helped buoy sentiment among investors as they awaited economic and corporate earnings reports and Fed meeting minutes due out this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3d4d8e80145460a9a97105a1a0048b5Gostisbehere has 3 assists, Flyers beat Canucks 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f9fe07489b24e6b9dc73f9f2bedd8f0Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:56:25 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Shayne Gostisbehere's career night helped the Philadelphia Flyers to a morale-boosting victory in their push for a playoff spot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f9fe07489b24e6b9dc73f9f2bedd8f0Study: Struggling college students get a hand to graduatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bf58369fe054beca63181b686c8aae7Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:19:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Getting through college isn't easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. A new tool involving big data can help those at risk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bf58369fe054beca63181b686c8aae7Trump election has parallels to Andrew Jackson's presidencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3e1dd63e893451cba13fd98d40f5949Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:17:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3e1dd63e893451cba13fd98d40f5949Trump marks his first month with tweets, turmoilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f555330f31044018617b6ea3c41008bMon, 20 Feb 2017 08:25:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump's White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the ground inside crooked lines of metal fencing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f555330f31044018617b6ea3c41008b