FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:00:12 -07:00Jefferson told lawyers to read these; now they'll be onlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3be83fb3233942e7a82fae1072b2b451Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:29:54 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thick tomes on the laws of England. Half a dozen legal dictionaries. Books on Roman law and maritime law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3be83fb3233942e7a82fae1072b2b451Hinchcliffe and Wickens team for Canadian IndyCar lineuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab0fcfef9344966961616b5f3638e2eWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:01:08 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports will field an all-Canadian lineup next season as James Hinchcliffe returns to the IndyCar team alongside Robert Wickens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab0fcfef9344966961616b5f3638e2eUN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f27de707a0548fa93bb002a42344fa5Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:23:53 GMTYEI, South Sudan (AP) — When South Sudan's Yei region turned violent in the midst of the country's civil war last year, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. Government soldiers were burning villages and slaughtering men, women and children, they warned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f27de707a0548fa93bb002a42344fa5Portugal's interior minister resigns over wildfires responsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/698d524e69b6477c8bfa7e8a3aae6421Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:19:55 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services resigned Wednesday after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/698d524e69b6477c8bfa7e8a3aae6421Thousands in Somali capital march in defiance after attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f03bbe7dddd242df9203b3d3a659daebWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:32:22 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Somalia's capital in a show of defiance after the country's deadliest attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f03bbe7dddd242df9203b3d3a659daebCzech doctors strike for a day to pay, bureaucracyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac5edfabeac4475e8f861a2512898670Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:40:34 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of doctors across the Czech Republic have closed their clinics and offices for one day to demand higher pay and protest bureaucracy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac5edfabeac4475e8f861a2512898670Turkey says Iraqi Kurds miscalculated with referendum votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06da2876ca114152961fb94f41ede675Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:51:29 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region "miscalculated" in going ahead with last month's independence referendum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06da2876ca114152961fb94f41ede675Sherriff: Texas house fire kills 6, including 5 childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7bb308585f34063badd6ec596e5e65aWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:25:34 GMTSILSBEE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a house fire in eastern Texas has killed a woman and five children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7bb308585f34063badd6ec596e5e65aEU air safety body urges halt on use of Kobe Steel productshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83499f4cdb0047b5abc4643ff9657a23Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:48:05 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has recommended that companies suspend use of Kobe Steel products when possible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83499f4cdb0047b5abc4643ff9657a23Guilty plea but no jail for elderly jewel thief Doris Paynehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c28e8fd46746486885a29cd0d8be7182Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:23:15 GMTCHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — A notorious jewel thief arrested at a Walmart in Georgia got no jail time during her latest court appearance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c28e8fd46746486885a29cd0d8be7182Guilty plea but no jail for jewel thief Doris Payne, 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f3d48a084b24f16bcbf9f602f480810Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:28:29 GMTCHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — A notorious jewel thief arrested at a Walmart in Georgia got no jail time during her latest court appearance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f3d48a084b24f16bcbf9f602f480810Shell opens its first electric vehicle charging pointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28e30bde85484ffebced7445d7a0368fWed, 18 Oct 2017 08:40:11 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell is opening its first electric vehicle recharging points at three gas stations in Britain, part of the oil giant's efforts to respond to a global push toward zero-emission vehicles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28e30bde85484ffebced7445d7a0368fThe Latest: Allies stress diplomacy over North Korean nukeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf35d87e06be4a2ca2606ea3049cc057Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:43:35 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic meetings between the United States, South Korea and Japan over the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf35d87e06be4a2ca2606ea3049cc0575 things to know about China's twice-a-decade party congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a20f7c0d02c8477b81e7d655e3989f4dWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:22:40 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The crucial parts will be held behind closed doors, but journalists, academics and more than a billion Chinese citizens will be closely watching for any public hints signaling change at this week's twice-a-decade congress of China's ruling Communist Party.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a20f7c0d02c8477b81e7d655e3989f4dSwedish police station damaged in explosion, no injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4de7c9cd0e143d888a81eb605d7201eWed, 18 Oct 2017 10:36:12 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A powerful explosion caused serious damage to a police station in southern Sweden early Wednesday, authorities said, adding that there were no injuries and nobody has been arrested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4de7c9cd0e143d888a81eb605d7201eIran top leader urges Europe to do more to back nuclear dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb1e1816e244abd82f6f92d1a2deb61Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:36:54 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says Europe should do more to back the nuclear deal after President Donald Trump refused to re-certify the pact.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb1e1816e244abd82f6f92d1a2deb61Baltimore workers remove "fatberg" of grease from sewer pipehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f1188decc224c529e9eb3791f342c53Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:37:55 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A "fatberg" that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f1188decc224c529e9eb3791f342c53Qatar ruler urges end to trade embargo, calls for talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1045090e24c84bac8f0e460358560961Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:00:25 GMTBOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Qatar's emir has urged neighboring states to lift an "unfair" 4-month-old trade embargo and said he's ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1045090e24c84bac8f0e460358560961Rights groups deplore worsening repression in Cambodiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e86248b18b045db90cf3843eee85e3dWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:44:57 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Rights groups say foreign governments should refuse to recognize Cambodia's next elections and consider sanctions on its leaders if the main opposition party is dissolved.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e86248b18b045db90cf3843eee85e3dThe Latest: Rajoy calls on Catalan leader to act sensiblyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11f84d27ca334334bad0dc213b90fa88Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:59:26 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11f84d27ca334334bad0dc213b90fa88The Latest: Nuclear envoys meet over North Korean threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c43d6e6f9b9471d97ef9192bf82f890Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:29:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic meetings between the United States, South Korea and Japan over the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c43d6e6f9b9471d97ef9192bf82f890Global stocks mixed, Nikkei up on likely ruling party winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76c0e0eff7154aacbb392ea0166a1abaWed, 18 Oct 2017 08:51:15 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Wednesday, as some indexes got a boost from overnight gains on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark rose as expectations grew that a likely ruling party win in Sunday's parliamentary elections will help stability and growth. The Shanghai Composite index climbed as China's ruling communists began a congress that is due to give President Xi Jinping a second, five-year term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76c0e0eff7154aacbb392ea0166a1abaFootball player cut from Albright passes on reinstatementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/820e59d4e51f4cc0ad0bf0319f8d3e56Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:08:18 GMTREADING, Pa. (AP) — A football player who was offered reinstatement after being cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania says he will not rejoin the team.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/820e59d4e51f4cc0ad0bf0319f8d3e56Diplomats from US, S. Korea, Japan discuss N. Korean threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff51795847744eddabd886ad080aa359Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:30:44 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan reaffirmed their countries' commitment Wednesday to finding a diplomatic solution to the threat posed by North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program. However, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan stressed that the allies must be prepared for any contingency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff51795847744eddabd886ad080aa35910 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9737fa2aecf9415c808b7c4b2b7454abWed, 18 Oct 2017 10:25:19 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9737fa2aecf9415c808b7c4b2b7454abImage of Asia: Delegates arrive in rain at China congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63a717ae4e6b472e897c4a3170fb155bWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:47:40 GMTIn this photo by Associated Press photographer Andy Wong, security officers hold umbrellas in the rain outside the Great Hall of the People as delegates arrive for the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress in Beijing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63a717ae4e6b472e897c4a3170fb155bLEADING OFF: Dodgers seek sweep; Yanks try to solve Keuchelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1acf1801f7914cd1b518bfc29f254a44Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:15:43 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1acf1801f7914cd1b518bfc29f254a44Portugal's interior minister, in charge of emergency services, resigns after more than 100 die in wildfires this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd58bd403da14ac4844b0a5ddb19fb54Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:51:35 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's interior minister, in charge of emergency services, resigns after more than 100 die in wildfires this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd58bd403da14ac4844b0a5ddb19fb54Trial delayed for 'cocaine cowboy' on the run for 26 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4954450acf9b4e9db193215d4125d92aWed, 18 Oct 2017 08:42:52 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Trial has been delayed for a Florida man who eluded capture on drug charges for 26 years and is described by authorities as the last of Miami's "cocaine cowboys."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4954450acf9b4e9db193215d4125d92aXi urges stronger Chinese stand against 'grim' challengeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a9a6b88d9cc46cfbc123cf832e1a683Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:34:07 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take a stronger role in society and economic development to better address the nation's "grim" challenges as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a9a6b88d9cc46cfbc123cf832e1a683'Frog fans' of China's elder Jiang light up social mediahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/786cb953c57a4cf2a90d98cf4b95036eWed, 18 Oct 2017 10:25:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping was at the podium giving a three-and-a-half hour speech to outline his grand vision for a "new era" of China. But for young Chinese cracking jokes on social media, all eyes were on their 91-year-old cult favorite struggling to stay awake in the front row.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/786cb953c57a4cf2a90d98cf4b95036eThe Latest: Pope Francis deplores Somalia's deadliest attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fc9c07cbb1c4ab797d11ff759281db7Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:56:42 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fc9c07cbb1c4ab797d11ff759281db7Body of Buffalo police diver recovered from Niagara Riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf4f1bef9c644cbba35a7f6bc55752bWed, 18 Oct 2017 10:34:44 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo police have found the body of an officer who went missing during a training dive in the Niagara River.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf4f1bef9c644cbba35a7f6bc55752bUS-backed Syrian fighters clearing war remnants in Raqqahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a17b268c3a4a4d129fd563aef16df0fbWed, 18 Oct 2017 10:39:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria were removing land mines and clearing main roads in Raqqa on Wednesday, a day after their commanders declared the city was under their control, a spokesman said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a17b268c3a4a4d129fd563aef16df0fbGerman parties meet to sound out red lines for coalitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5fd1f29f82741d9980e598b6df926c9Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:53:25 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting members of three smaller political parties to sound out their red lines before formal talks on forging a coalition government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5fd1f29f82741d9980e598b6df926c9US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up forhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce4483851ac74cce85233cb02a4c94b6Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:48:40 GMTMIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman who says she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce4483851ac74cce85233cb02a4c94b6Survey: Small businesses' appetite for financing weakenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a46a784960d147b0a955bc55c83a2d45Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:11:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses' appetite for financing has weakened in the second half of the year, along with their revenue outlook.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a46a784960d147b0a955bc55c83a2d45Spanish premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/013a2680c0ac428cb288972dd1042ec2Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:45:53 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister on Wednesday urged Catalonia's leaders to back down from their bid to gain independence for the region, a day before a central government deadline that could significantly deepen the country's political crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/013a2680c0ac428cb288972dd1042ec2The Latest: Shots fired as thousands march in Somali capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba8bdbae68c443c8eeed17952b97dc5Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:47:11 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba8bdbae68c443c8eeed17952b97dc5UK wages continue to lag inflation despite low unemploymenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ca238d18bc3457ab3d1c1ae594fc2a0Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:54:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — Official figures show that household incomes in Britain continue to be squeezed even though the country's unemployment rate remains at its lowest level in 42 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ca238d18bc3457ab3d1c1ae594fc2a0Lawmakers protest jailing of Catalan secession leadershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0377f98a885e457f90fdc59e74ef2a40Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:09:40 GMTMADRID (AP) — About 50 Spanish and Catalan party lawmakers have held up posters in Spain's parliament demanding the release of two pro-Catalonia independence movement leaders, describing them as political prisoners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0377f98a885e457f90fdc59e74ef2a40In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8628a1df6d984ae89ee823efb6dea88aWed, 18 Oct 2017 10:36:47 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8628a1df6d984ae89ee823efb6dea88aPope deplores Somalia bombing that killed over 300http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb876eddf6f84bc69c8a5b8e6c6eaf9aWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:15:23 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has deplored the Somalia bombing that killed more than 300 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb876eddf6f84bc69c8a5b8e6c6eaf9aECB chief: Market reforms must promote growth for allhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/060d80e6a88e43d6824ee1fefae075b6Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:55:32 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments must ensure that pro-business reforms create economic benefits for everyone if the changes in worker protections are to find acceptance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/060d80e6a88e43d6824ee1fefae075b6EU aviation safety agency recommends companies suspend purchases of Kobe Steel productshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef7da80f9c814d1aa0c6095a36584fd8Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:07:11 GMTTOKYO (AP) — EU aviation safety agency recommends companies suspend purchases of Kobe Steel products.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef7da80f9c814d1aa0c6095a36584fd8UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1049d4c1016a4d88b2c34b97cc752716Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:39:45 GMTYEI, South Sudan (AP) — When South Sudan's Yei region turned violent in the midst of the country's civil war last year, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. Government soldiers were burning villages and slaughtering men, women and children, they warned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1049d4c1016a4d88b2c34b97cc752716Qatar's leader urges end to trade embargo, calls for talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a0f2994f9374ff0ba1e4a554be9c18bWed, 18 Oct 2017 10:17:00 GMTBOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Qatar's emir urged neighboring states to lift an "unfair" 4-month-old trade embargo and said Wednesday that he's ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a0f2994f9374ff0ba1e4a554be9c18bTurkey says it won't buckle in visa disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b83787b419341f39858efa75159b797Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:18:00 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says the country won't buckle under U.S. "impositions" as officials from both countries held discussions to try and resolve a dispute over visas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b83787b419341f39858efa75159b797Germany approves extension of Afghanistan, Mali deploymentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8858756811834b869d8e51d71dd55bcaWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:50:57 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has approved extending Germany's military deployments in Afghanistan, Mali and several other nations — but only for three months as she seeks to form a new government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8858756811834b869d8e51d71dd55bcaBosnian Serbs pass resolution against NATO membershiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b092abf7e21444fab84a7ed7c525805Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:16:20 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serb lawmakers passed a non-binding resolution Wednesday opposing the country's potential membership in NATO, a symbolic measure that's part of longstanding efforts by pro-Russia politicians in Bosnia to keep the country away from the Western military alliance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b092abf7e21444fab84a7ed7c525805