FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:08:54 -08:00Philadelphia bars employers from requesting salary historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5946e767d42d479d9145ef2801cb05e0Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:44:04 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5946e767d42d479d9145ef2801cb05e0Homeless group partners with different kind of soup kitchenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c774267e58b4c68bdf13188336aa653Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:39:47 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The restaurateurs behind a popular doughnuts and fried chicken chain in Philadelphia have found a valuable use for their discarded chicken backs: making soup for charity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c774267e58b4c68bdf13188336aa653Trump budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283c662b11ac4173ab13cf2b65b901d5Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:40:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, faces a Senate panel on Tuesday where lawmakers will seek clues on the new administration's plans for tackling intractable budget deficits.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283c662b11ac4173ab13cf2b65b901d5Asian stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39f4c9fb2080435fb1f0420802001632Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:15:12 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday as uncertainty mounted over U.S. President Donald Trump's trade and regulatory policies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39f4c9fb2080435fb1f0420802001632Energy panel postpones votes on Energy, Interior nomineeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7861ab441f9c492fba650e9db6cb5e06Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:58:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has postponed a meeting that had been scheduled for Tuesday to vote on the nominations of Ryan Zinke and Rick Perry to head the departments of Interior and Energy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7861ab441f9c492fba650e9db6cb5e06Etihad Airways parent company says its CEO is leavinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95ce53f2ce9b4302b8e5383dc945b096Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:09:21 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Etihad Airways said on Tuesday that the CEO of its parent company, who led an aggressive multi-year buying spree that saw the Mideast carrier snap up stakes in airlines from Europe to Australia, is leaving.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95ce53f2ce9b4302b8e5383dc945b096If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bfa9979e3cc43979e80e663bc2a7079Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:58:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bfa9979e3cc43979e80e663bc2a7079Alaska strip club owner gets probation in waste dumping casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0c9150cf2214657854ce1a18159f1d9Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:22:42 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man convicted of illegally dumping human waste into a harbor from a floating strip club he was operating has been spared serving prison time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0c9150cf2214657854ce1a18159f1d9Westbrook hits game-winner as Thunder beat Jazz 97-95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d2fdafbf74746a29c9136611f34b76bTue, 24 Jan 2017 07:28:35 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook sure looked like an All-Star starter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d2fdafbf74746a29c9136611f34b76bClijsters, Roddick joining International Tennis Hall of Famehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fad609fbefa4466b9c6ed223eb765b97Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:10:25 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick have been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fad609fbefa4466b9c6ed223eb765b97Crews set to restore power to much Hawaii's Lanai Islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13d53c6576a641f499296141aa3b7ed3Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:47:41 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Crews are on track to restore power to 1,575 Lanai City customers late Monday night, but 125 customers in the Manele area will likely go without power overnight, Maui Electric Co. said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13d53c6576a641f499296141aa3b7ed3Banned from boats in Myanmar, Rohingya fish on rafts of junkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e7d8740a6e04fcd9ae42565ddd27442Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:02:33 GMTTHA PYAY TAW, Myanmar (AP) — Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic jugs, bamboo and twine, just steps away from the sturdy and much safer wooden boats they had used for years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e7d8740a6e04fcd9ae42565ddd27442Minnesota governor eyes fast return to work after collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e0a2a998a2e40c9a04e6c7ecfc68167Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:11:06 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's top staffer said he was OK and planned to return to work Tuesday after he collapsed during his State of the State speech.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e0a2a998a2e40c9a04e6c7ecfc68167Overreactions: There's no stopping Matt Ryan and the Falconshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fcb8054ee9d4bc7907e47931d395395Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:08:46 GMTThere's no stopping Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fcb8054ee9d4bc7907e47931d395395Global stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cb2ff5552e64f6a8ed73ca7e0cfcbf8Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:50:42 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global financial markets were mixed Tuesday as uncertainty mounted over President Donald Trump's trade and regulatory policies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cb2ff5552e64f6a8ed73ca7e0cfcbf8Trump courts business, labor in delicate balancing acthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61515cae109343459ba2919ba70d98daTue, 24 Jan 2017 08:43:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's opening work day offered a look at his tricky balancing act between American businesses and the working-class voters who propelled his march to the White House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61515cae109343459ba2919ba70d98daIndian army: 3 suspected rebels killed in Kashmir fightinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43edb000a96045f6baee1ec430ab908aTue, 24 Jan 2017 08:46:03 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army says three militants were killed in two gunbattles with government forces in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43edb000a96045f6baee1ec430ab908aWealthy Romanian businessman jailed for bribing judges dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02eee1958c094b58b451d28b705b3070Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:27:57 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Dan Adamescu, one of Romania's richest businessmen serving a prison sentence for bribery, has died. He was 68.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02eee1958c094b58b451d28b705b3070Hawaii's Lanai Island dark after windstorm knocks out powerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283eb28c5d7d4384bdef5ec060ca4da7Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:23:16 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai remained without electrical service Monday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles over the weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283eb28c5d7d4384bdef5ec060ca4da7Kyrgyz court confirms life sentence for journalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0424d31e4b643a7b2560df6f8d3d374Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:59:02 GMTBISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A court in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for an ethnic Uzbek journalist in a case that has drawn international criticism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0424d31e4b643a7b2560df6f8d3d374Trump's pick for health secretary faces new Senate hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e528dc5f86645b68b6f9cebb101435bTue, 24 Jan 2017 08:26:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e528dc5f86645b68b6f9cebb101435bWife of artist colony leader apologizes about deadly blazehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b801bc78a26439eb1d0313b25bd4ab4Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:52:41 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The wife of the founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death in a fire last month says she's sorry about what happened but is angry about what she called "pretty terrible" treatment by the media and ex-neighbors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b801bc78a26439eb1d0313b25bd4ab4Serena Williams, Nadal, look to book Australian Open semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51aa0a6f3c0c4174b0f0dde65b2a3273Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:16:44 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Open quarterfinalists Serena Williams and Johanna Konta have never met on a tennis court, but Konta knows the American well — from watching Williams play when the Australian-born British player was a youngster and in her teens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51aa0a6f3c0c4174b0f0dde65b2a3273Venus Williams to meet Vandeweghe in Australian semifinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b39688b2b6aa48c397eb54a4abc4226cTue, 24 Jan 2017 07:25:38 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Venus Williams has reached her 21st Grand Slam semifinal, her first at the Australian Open in 14 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b39688b2b6aa48c397eb54a4abc4226cIndonesia probes alleged gun smuggling by peacekeeping unithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7573ec8b1ec24993a37b8b9f62b5c029Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:36:13 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities in Indonesia are investigating allegations of weapons smuggling by dozens of its peacekeepers who were arrested in Sudan, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7573ec8b1ec24993a37b8b9f62b5c029LaBeouf-led livestream says 'He Will Not Divide Us'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63d985a3d31e475fb1a78d84d0a6b399Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:55:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shia LaBeouf wants you to know: "He will not divide us."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63d985a3d31e475fb1a78d84d0a6b399Pet pigeons take flight in Iraq's Mosul as militants retreathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/810c2226c64c478481192b8b3e60518eTue, 24 Jan 2017 06:09:16 GMTMOSUL, Iraq (AP) — For the first time in over two years, flocks of white and grey pigeons can be seen circling Mosul's rooftops.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/810c2226c64c478481192b8b3e60518eIsrael mulls more administrative detentions, as numbers risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc4cd213ef3944d594fa99e0587c6d85Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:08:31 GMTSILWAD, West Bank (AP) — High school student Hamza Hamad spent 10 months in an Israeli jail for alleged links to the Islamic militant Hamas group, but was never charged with a crime.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc4cd213ef3944d594fa99e0587c6d85Davis Cup: Jordan Thompson to make debut for Australiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdc011db399a436ea83860c5e75c0a94Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:22:00 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jordan Thompson will make his debut for Australia when the team takes on Czech Republic in a Davis Cup opening-round tie at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club from Feb. 3-5.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdc011db399a436ea83860c5e75c0a94Westbrook hits game-winner as Thunder beat Jazz 97-95.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0a61acdea5548dc835e7ac6dabdc5c1Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:00:09 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook sure looked like an All-Star starter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0a61acdea5548dc835e7ac6dabdc5c1Italy avalanche death toll climbs to 12 with 17 missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/465860d6beb845fbaee2080e5e2f5c1cTue, 24 Jan 2017 07:21:15 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The death toll from an avalanche in central Italy has climbed to 12, with 17 people still missing under a mountain resort buried by tons of snow and rubble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/465860d6beb845fbaee2080e5e2f5c1cGetzlaf, Bernier lift Ducks over Jets 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4a8b54243b44026a5d611834b8c1392Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:42:33 GMTWINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf has seen the future. And it's on the power play.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4a8b54243b44026a5d611834b8c1392Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39c3dc574f7e4cdfac54eadb0f189c6aTue, 24 Jan 2017 07:33:52 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as promised, is prompting other member countries to seek ways to salvage the trade pact.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39c3dc574f7e4cdfac54eadb0f189c6aDiversity and 'La La Land' ready for their Oscar close-upshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e2f52190d04367a3450511209ead2bTue, 24 Jan 2017 07:52:21 GMTAfter two straight years of all-white acting nominees and an overhauling of the motion picture academy, the Oscars were poised to trend in a different direction Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e2f52190d04367a3450511209ead2bGermany deports 26 rejected Afghan asylum-seekershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08e9ee92c55e482a9283557733db00e0Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:47:14 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported 26 Afghan migrants as part of the government's efforts to increase the number of rejected asylum-seekers leaving the country after an influx of more than 1 million migrants in the last two years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08e9ee92c55e482a9283557733db00e0Britain's Supreme Court set to rule on Brexit casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11a8b197c7a24f9b8cdd812ee427fffcTue, 24 Jan 2017 07:52:31 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court will rule Tuesday on whether the prime minister or Parliament has the right to trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11a8b197c7a24f9b8cdd812ee427fffcThe Latest: Wawrinka advances to Australian Open semifinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77fb0b5423fb4352bae5ce7a8323ac93Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:34:00 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77fb0b5423fb4352bae5ce7a8323ac93Marleau scores 4 goals in 3rd, Sharks beat Avalanche 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2e9945784b4c91800881fd7efc7d54Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:03:54 GMTDENVER (AP) — Patrick Marleau had a third period to remember: Four shots and four goals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2e9945784b4c91800881fd7efc7d54Emoluments, executive orders _ a Trump glossaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b7099628e14782befb97a614efc716Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:21:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It's the first full work week for the Trump administration, and the talk is all about emoluments, executive orders, a border tax, TPP and much more.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b7099628e14782befb97a614efc716Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawnshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/452f62e36cd944cea53a4cb5195706deTue, 24 Jan 2017 08:55:07 GMTBEIJING (AP) — People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/452f62e36cd944cea53a4cb5195706deTrump's bridge-building eclipsed by false voter fraud claimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc88b78172a64bcb9a50b02650b631f3Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:36:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to build bridges and push through his agenda were overshadowed once again with his continued fixation on the election and more false claims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc88b78172a64bcb9a50b02650b631f3Judge postpones sentencing of PG&E in case tied to blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efec3f46bdf4d96aa2fef8b556475c4Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:33:46 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge says he is inclined to require Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to mention its convictions in ads and have employees do thousands of hours of community service as part of its sentence in a criminal case stemming from a deadly natural gas explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efec3f46bdf4d96aa2fef8b556475c4Roddick came up short at majors, but proud of longevityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/054f7134fa8449f19d69fc403df1c969Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:15:42 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open, reached the final of Wimbledon three times and was a fixture in the top 10 for much of his career. Still, he didn't think his induction in the International Tennis Hall of Fame was a sure thing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/054f7134fa8449f19d69fc403df1c969NJ Transit warns riders to be prepared for crawling commutehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c165e1c1acbd4033b97b064f68c1d310Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:53:27 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit officials warned riders to be prepared for a crowded, crawling Tuesday morning commute due to earlier weather-related damage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c165e1c1acbd4033b97b064f68c1d310Jones, Holiday lead Pelicans past Cavs 124-122http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3c89f2b86a42fea1205f95e2148952Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:14:34 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — LeBron James stroked his beard as he sat in his locker and tried to make sense of Cleveland's recent slide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3c89f2b86a42fea1205f95e2148952'Get up. We've got to get out': Storms kill 20 in the Southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b7c99f78e54f889fcdec43162fc942Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:42:36 GMTADEL, Ga. (AP) — Bonnie and Wayne Collier were jolted awake in their mobile home by a cellphone weather alert early Sunday. They jumped up, turned on the TV, saw a tornado warning and decided to run.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b7c99f78e54f889fcdec43162fc942No. 2 Kansas faces No. 4 Kentucky in marquee game this weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d53610e7b3a4ff9a7b3b512dce7b7e0Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:13:51 GMTKansas has been the hottest team in the country, reeling off 18 straight wins since its season-opening loss to Indiana. The Jayhawks are up to No. 2 in the AP Top 25 and have positioned themselves for a 13th straight Big 12 title.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d53610e7b3a4ff9a7b3b512dce7b7e0Rieder scores in OT, Coyotes hand Panthers 4th straight losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7626faeccad449fb56742101660bef3Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:15:35 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — With their All-Star goalie off his game, the Arizona Coyotes needed others to come up big Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7626faeccad449fb56742101660bef3After rocky start, second day of Syria talks in Kazakhstanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9728c09554394250a600e1e29085ed1eTue, 24 Jan 2017 08:58:56 GMTASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Syria pressed on with efforts Tuesday to shore up a shaky cease-fire between the Damascus government and its allies and rebel factions, as he shuttled between delegates from the two sides on the second day of peace talks in Kazakhstan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9728c09554394250a600e1e29085ed1ePartner of artist colony leader sorry about deadly blazehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40bed5f00c8e43058fb13c9eaf273eeaTue, 24 Jan 2017 08:17:35 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The longtime partner of the founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death in a fire last month says she's sorry about what happened but is angry about what she called "pretty terrible" treatment by the media and ex-neighbors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40bed5f00c8e43058fb13c9eaf273eea