FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:05:20 -08:00Uber, Norfolk International Airport ink transportation dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c2bc865c8d4b6584db842bd11b3d2aThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:47:52 GMTNORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber has inked a deal with the Norfolk International Airport to allow Uber drivers to transport people to and from the airport.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c2bc865c8d4b6584db842bd11b3d2aReynolds American 4Q profit jumps, but misses forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24d94e6a1c244f218fa9e0ea4176f810Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:11:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Cigarette maker Reynolds American's fourth-quarter profit shot up 89 percent compared to the final quarter of 2014, when earnings fell due to some one-time costs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24d94e6a1c244f218fa9e0ea4176f810South African bookshop a treasure trove of eclectic historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b68bd1f1cb44a2898d4b22be563a3d0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:45:55 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The only clue to a literary treasure trove tucked away in downtown Johannesburg is a fading sign, but behind this door is a fantastic maze containing an estimated 2 million books and prints.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b68bd1f1cb44a2898d4b22be563a3d0$500 bill sent to Tamir Rice's estate for EMS serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef02cc9830a141968b987eaf6d46c70eThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:38:38 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland is asking Tamir Rice's estate to pay $500 for ambulance and medical services he received after being shot by a police officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef02cc9830a141968b987eaf6d46c70eGunfire that killed baby likely aimed at gang member fatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f26ccc7dcbd4b9e85cbf46055e2d3c0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:10:02 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Gunfire most likely meant for her gang member father hit a 1-year-old girl in the head and killed her in her crib in a home in Compton, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f26ccc7dcbd4b9e85cbf46055e2d3c0Coast Guard helps rescue fishermen after boat firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0706ae3df57c4e709315be41989858ecThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:00:02 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has helped rescued 42 people who abandoned their fishing vessel after it caught fire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0706ae3df57c4e709315be41989858ecBorn to write: Springsteen memoir coming in Septemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24aec66fdaa34ffebc7274a8c5db7c17Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:57:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boss has a book deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24aec66fdaa34ffebc7274a8c5db7c17Latest: Police: Suspect in shooting of Fargo cop found deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e302618b33d94f619843e395c88494c7Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:59:54 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — The latest on a standoff in Fargo, North Dakota, that has left a police officer with life-threatening injuries (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e302618b33d94f619843e395c88494c7European Tour hails new Pace of Play policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b19ecf988bc49a4b3bd21af53e9be89Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:47:45 GMTThe European Tour has made a fast start in its effort to combat slow play.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b19ecf988bc49a4b3bd21af53e9be89The Latest: US stocks join the global market slumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775786dc25994b1b9e5490c16f21af51Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:51:29 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775786dc25994b1b9e5490c16f21af51Pakistan's ex-President Musharraf hospitalizedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655a8b48c1074b50a8842c72c070acdcThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:45:24 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A spokeswoman for Pakistan's former president, Pervez Musharraf, says he has been rushed to hospital in the port city of Karachi after suffering chest pain and breathing problems.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655a8b48c1074b50a8842c72c070acdcState: Forcing officer's testimony in Gray case not unusualhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e1ebe5cdc7e40d693dafec7b47d65f0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:12:06 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say there's nothing unusual about a court order requiring Baltimore Police Officer William Porter to testify against fellow officers in the Freddie Gray case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e1ebe5cdc7e40d693dafec7b47d65f0Ex-Towson dive coach pleads guilty in locker room recordingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/167ffee1b32a41108ae6145cc94401bfThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:37:25 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The former diving coach at Towson University has been sentenced to probation for secretly recording women team members in a locker room.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/167ffee1b32a41108ae6145cc94401bfTutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757c9357578f4ba3bc1419b5b51d763dThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:22:02 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu has questioned why it took so long for South African prosecutors to charge former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 death of an activist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757c9357578f4ba3bc1419b5b51d763dPepsiCo's revenue in North America climbs, helped by pricinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c44f0f31e08242e6843191e538dd88d4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:39:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo said revenue for its North American snacks and drinks units rose in the fourth quarter, boosted by pricing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c44f0f31e08242e6843191e538dd88d4State TV: Teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues in Saudi Arabiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f64044d748a24e3e8a73b919e419cbf1Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:12:31 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A teacher in southern Saudi Arabia opened fire on colleagues Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding two, state television reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f64044d748a24e3e8a73b919e419cbf1Fire breaks out at northern Mexico prison; deaths reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbe89e9811f0459a9c800fc860803fe9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:36:02 GMTMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A fire and riot broke out Thursday at a prison in northern Mexico, and local media said numerous inmates appeared to have died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbe89e9811f0459a9c800fc860803fe9Minnesota man to plead guilty in Islamic State casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe9052c747e64633b0f7833c0581290cThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:40:50 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe9052c747e64633b0f7833c0581290cRussia's ruble tumbles amid market turmoilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d592ef9642043b7911f2b94529e77b9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:01:58 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's ruble has dropped nearly 2 percent amid the turmoil affecting global stock markets and oil prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d592ef9642043b7911f2b94529e77b9Man accused of trying to join extremists found competenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb5a5bc25d514b1c97475bd74f45641dThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:29:00 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A psychologist says a Wisconsin man charged with trying to join the Islamic State militant group is competent to stand trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb5a5bc25d514b1c97475bd74f45641dTomi takes a bow at Westminster, dog saved family from firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0ed3a41ca4f4ace8654c191ea37400dThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:50:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Julia Haight leads her prize entry into the Westminster Kennel Club dog show ring Monday, she'll see a shiba inu who's athletic, alert and pert.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0ed3a41ca4f4ace8654c191ea37400d'Star Wars' producers charged over Harrison Ford accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc47ac8579834cc2b669cf5e65664088Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:34:35 GMTLONDON (AP) — British health authorities have laid criminal charges against producers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc47ac8579834cc2b669cf5e65664088Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d2fcf614b5436b99ba3e1304f15acaThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:22:45 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d2fcf614b5436b99ba3e1304f15acaAuthorities reach $3.2B settlement with Morgan Stanleyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497751e91384492d8a48df734887278cThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:56:41 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal and state authorities on Thursday announced a $3.2 billion settlement with Morgan Stanley over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis, including misrepresentations about the value of mortgage-backed securities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497751e91384492d8a48df734887278c2 alleged human smugglers on trial over Aylan Kurdi's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41366cb5aac64e308e48cc17f0e35337Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:13:12 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two alleged people-smugglers went on trial in Turkey on Thursday accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi — who put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis — and four other people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41366cb5aac64e308e48cc17f0e35337Head of Google in Europe grilled by UK tax authoritieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee7e77907009474685986bbe1c69d8d9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:26:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British parliamentary committee has grilled Google's head of European operations, questioning in blunt terms whether the Internet giant had paid its fair share of taxes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee7e77907009474685986bbe1c69d8d9Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc8c8708ad904fb398608bc8e49d0d95Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:45:07 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military in Crimea has proven its capability during war games this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc8c8708ad904fb398608bc8e49d0d95N. Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c900d7e7db4df7806f24e33a1c0795Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:29:08 GMTPAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday ordered a military takeover of a factory park that had been the last major symbol of cooperation with South Korea, calling Seoul's earlier suspension of operations at the jointly run facility as punishment for the North's recent rocket launch a "dangerous declaration of war."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c900d7e7db4df7806f24e33a1c0795Son: Gunman who killed 2 deputies had emotional problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3101b7c024f49dbbb83dceab64befb0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:14:19 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The son of a gunman who fatally shot two Maryland sheriff's deputies before he was killed in a shootout says his father was a heavy drinker with emotional problems, but never spoke poorly of police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3101b7c024f49dbbb83dceab64befb0Ex-executive due for sentencing in West Virginia spillhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f9a58d1e30641ed8e74db25c3dfe503Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:58:43 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Freedom Industries executive is due in federal court for sentencing on a pollution charge in a chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f9a58d1e30641ed8e74db25c3dfe503Indonesia warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f3c2ccf076046f8807f056ca9f6f36fThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:43:02 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's government has demanded that instant messaging apps remove stickers featuring same-sex couples, in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f3c2ccf076046f8807f056ca9f6f36fUSOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zikahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c10584a94b674601b87416700022c9efThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:13:51 GMTThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c10584a94b674601b87416700022c9efThe Latest: Russia and US open Syria talks in Munichhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e2864fc64a4a888efeab003e62d635Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:22:08 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e2864fc64a4a888efeab003e62d635Questions grow over banks as profit warnings pile uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db04765a57f640b99fd3e87e8a578497Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:16:05 GMTPARIS (AP) — Questions are growing over the financial health of banks, particularly in Europe, as they face a toxic mix of low economic growth, bad loans and squeezed earnings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db04765a57f640b99fd3e87e8a578497Image of Asia: Prayer flags raised in Dharmsalahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9888636dd0c461eaf748428b667dd73Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:11:48 GMTIn this photo by Ashwini Bhatia, an exile Tibetan holds prayer flags called "lungta," or wind horse, to be tied on tall posts on the third day of the Tibetan New Year, in Dharmsala, India. Tibetans believe the Buddhist prayers printed on the flags are spread on the wind. The flags' colors represent the five elements — earth, fire, sky, water and air. The north Indian hill town of Dharmsala became the base of a Tibetan government-in-exile after their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama fled a Chinese military crackdown in Tibet in 1959http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9888636dd0c461eaf748428b667dd73Trial date set for Ohio cop who shot driver in traffic stophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2fa56d5f65d452788d8adec7730ccbeThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:49:35 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A judge in Ohio has scheduled the murder trial of a former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist after a traffic stop.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2fa56d5f65d452788d8adec7730ccbePolice: 3 knives, other blades used in Chicago family deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7255948b25e41f39f8000ae746c08eeThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:27:11 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police believe three knives or other weapons with blades were used to kill five of six family members whose bodies were found last week in their home on the city's Southwest Side.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7255948b25e41f39f8000ae746c08eeBrazil and University of Texas reach deal on Zika vaccinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7328fcfcf4f4ee7a4bd94a9cf164034Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:45:00 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, the country's health minister said Thursday, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7328fcfcf4f4ee7a4bd94a9cf164034Fargo police say officer shot during standoff won't survivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc7637e1ad454d24aa02b420eeb1d05bThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:35:17 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — A police officer shot during a standoff with a domestic violence suspect is not expected to survive and his family is with him saying goodbye, authorities in Fargo, North Dakota, said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc7637e1ad454d24aa02b420eeb1d05bSea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/350ce22d37a14e7e96565f4a63ea7bf3Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:23:51 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/350ce22d37a14e7e96565f4a63ea7bf3Poland approves child benefits to aid families, boost birthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8f1922567b49bba68b9da2af2b40e9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:14:02 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish lawmakers passed a new child benefit scheme Thursday which will give monthly payments of 500 zlotys ($125) for all second and subsequent children in a family.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8f1922567b49bba68b9da2af2b40e9Texas could recommend ban on disputed bite mark evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73225bb8d177420f9017df492c8bde62Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:09:14 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Critics of bite mark evidence say Texas could be on the brink of taking a stance that would likely reverberate in courtrooms across the U.S.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73225bb8d177420f9017df492c8bde62Deputies: Snapchat posting of money leads to robberyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd36ba2f59fb45668409e95609277c45Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:54:09 GMTBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a photo of money posted on the Snapchat social media app led to a home invasion and robbery in Boca Raton.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd36ba2f59fb45668409e95609277c45Thai deputy PM sets July 31 vote on charter, 2017 electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c62c814d24894df9b5649626ff950fc8Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:51:59 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The deputy prime minister of Thailand's military government says a referendum on a new constitution will be held on July 31 and will be followed by a general election before the end of next year, whether or not the new charter is approved.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c62c814d24894df9b5649626ff950fc8Key developments since North Korea's rocket launchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc70e71daf7445a7a9dbbf6d62c96c56Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:41:20 GMTTensions with North Korea have escalated sharply since the country launched a long-range rocket to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday. A look at the latest developments:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc70e71daf7445a7a9dbbf6d62c96c56Country music returns to Grammys after years awayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40a1a684d4184032bcd552bc88a251d5Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:58:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Country music has not had an album or song nominated in the top three categories at the Grammys since 2011 when Lady Antebellum won big, but the genre is back strong, thanks to Chris Stapleton's overall success and Little Big Town's megahit, "Girl Crush."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40a1a684d4184032bcd552bc88a251d5Bencic beats Beck for place in St. Petersburg quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c3c18e9653429ca84ed80ce702c93fThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:12:39 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Top-seeded Belinda Bencic struggled with her serve as she began her campaign at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy with a 7-6 (3), 6-3 win Thursday over German opponent Annika Beck.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c3c18e9653429ca84ed80ce702c93f2 Uber execs facing jail in France amid tensions with taxishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a0cdbba561c4b2a85d4a28cf5586779Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:57:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — Two top Uber executives appeared Thursday in court in charges that could send them to prison and offer the ride-hailing company one of its most serious legal challenges to date in France.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a0cdbba561c4b2a85d4a28cf5586779US markets dive amid global selloffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05844770c3454499800142be048a7c8aThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:47:07 GMTU.S. stocks opened sharply lower following steep market declines all around the world as concerns about global economic weakness intensified.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05844770c3454499800142be048a7c8aCorrection: Deputies-Shooting storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4da21505ee48fca948f07f4fdb234dThu, 11 Feb 2016 14:53:11 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — In a story Feb. 10 about a gunman fatally shooting two sheriff's deputies and being killed in a shootout, The Associated Press, relying on information from authorities, erroneously reported the gunman's age. David Brian Evans was 68, not 67.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4da21505ee48fca948f07f4fdb234d