FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 10 Feb 2016 07:05:40 -08:00Yellen: Slower rate hikes if economy disappoints, 10 Feb 2016 14:25:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could hamper growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes. lawmakers to vote on divisive citizenship bill, 10 Feb 2016 13:56:57 GMTPARIS (AP) — French lawmakers will vote on a divisive bill aimed at changing the constitution to introduce the possibility of revoking the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges in the wake of the Paris attacks last year. Latest: Turkey criticizes UN handling of refugee crisis, 10 Feb 2016 14:33:04 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine, 10 Feb 2016 13:58:26 GMTDONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least three people have been killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus hit a land mine in a no man's land between separatist rebels and government troops. to release first 50-state report on ignition interlocks, 10 Feb 2016 14:14:37 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The group Mothers Against Drunk Driving will release its first report on the number of times drunken drivers are stopped from using their vehicles by ignition interlock devices in all 50 states. PM lashes out at UN, says refugees it accepts serves Syria's 'ethnic cleansing' aims, 10 Feb 2016 14:37:13 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Turkish PM lashes out at UN, says refugees it accepts serves Syria's 'ethnic cleansing' aims. oversight blamed in deadly Illinois highway crash, 10 Feb 2016 14:58:10 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A federal accident investigations board says inadequate safety oversight was partly to blame for a fatal crash near Chicago in which a truck driver fell asleep and plowed into stopped emergency vehicles. Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014, 10 Feb 2016 14:16:00 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, according to a U.S. Navy report obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday. receives a record number of applicants, 10 Feb 2016 14:04:55 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University has received a record 39,044 applications for next fall's freshman class, a nearly 5 percent increase over last year. Latest: Witness hopes judge has enough info for decision, 10 Feb 2016 14:48:57 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Adnan Syed's retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular "Serial" podcast (all times local): launches campaign for deworming millions of children, 10 Feb 2016 13:58:31 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development.'s proposed amendments to the DOJ consent decree, 10 Feb 2016 14:22:20 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council has voted unanimously to approve a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, but with seven amendments, or "conditions of acceptance." Prosecutors urge release of puppeteers in terror case, 10 Feb 2016 13:55:27 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors on Wednesday called on the National Court to release two puppeteers whose arrest for allegedly praising terrorism in a show last week raised considerable controversy. cites free speech amid Polish ire at Carnival float, 10 Feb 2016 13:42:29 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The German government has rejected any suggestion it might take action over a Carnival float that drew the ire of Poland's government. arrested in 1960 killing of Texas schoolteacher, 10 Feb 2016 14:43:59 GMTMCALLEN, Texas (AP) — A former priest has been arrested in Arizona in the 1960 slaying of a 25-year-old Texas schoolteacher and beauty queen. investors bid $1.2B for Norwegian tech firm Opera, 10 Feb 2016 14:38:08 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Opera Software, a Norwegian company behind one of the world's most popular browsers, says Chinese investors have made a $1.2 billion takeover offer, causing its stock to jump more than 30 percent.'s $5.7M deal with Rangers avoids arbitration, 10 Feb 2016 14:08:47 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — First baseman Mitch Moreland has agreed to a $5.7 million, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing set for Wednesday. deliberates on new trial for "Serial" defendant, 10 Feb 2016 14:23:19 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the five-day post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he'd seen in the state. and Britain have big differences over 'ever-closer union', 10 Feb 2016 14:22:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — For Britain and the European Union, they are words that expose big philosophical differences: "Ever closer union." strikes gas tanker in Pakistan, killing 10, 10 Feb 2016 14:27:00 GMTLAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police official says a car slammed into a gas tanker, causing a fireball that killed 10 people, including six children. says pace of future rate hikes could be slowed, 10 Feb 2016 13:40:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could derail growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes. Opera caps unique Verdi project, 10 Feb 2016 13:52:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When the curtain rises on Giuseppe Verdi's "La Battaglia di Legnano" ("The Battle of Legnano") in Sarasota, Florida., later this month, it will cap an achievement as historic in its way as the military victory the opera celebrates. board: Basketball team can play during hazing probe, 10 Feb 2016 13:51:50 GMTLEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania school board voted to let a high school basketball team play while police investigate alleged hazing-related assaults over the last decade. needs $1.5 billion in food aid, says vice president, 10 Feb 2016 13:49:11 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's vice president says the drought-stricken country needs to raise $1.5 billion for food aid. of Israeli PM wins abuse case, 10 Feb 2016 14:43:41 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has ruled in favor of a former member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's housekeeping staff who had complained he was mistreated by Netanyahu's wife, Sara. Latest: Stock markets solid after Yellen remarks, 10 Feb 2016 14:26:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil global financial markets (all times local): chief expects OK for greater presence in Eastern Europe, 10 Feb 2016 14:59:35 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers should approve plans Wednesday for increasing NATO's presence in Eastern Europe to deter Russia, and discuss what the alliance might do to stanch the ongoing flow of migrants into Europe, the organization's secretary-general said. passenger diverts Boston-San Diego flight to Denver, 10 Feb 2016 14:48:21 GMTDENVER (AP) — A plane bound for San Diego was diverted to Denver after a passenger allegedly became agitated and started yelling threats. finds 3 men guilty of helping friend travel to Syria, 10 Feb 2016 13:59:51 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British jury has found three young men guilty of helping a friend travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Donald Trump, for 1 night, there was so much winning., 10 Feb 2016 14:46:25 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning. appeals for migrant action as summit looms, 10 Feb 2016 14:45:25 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union appealed Wednesday for member countries to step up efforts to manage the refugee crisis, saying they are still reacting far too slowly as thousands continue to arrive. governor to sign resolution apologizing for slavery, 10 Feb 2016 14:11:17 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Gov. Jack Markell will sign a resolution apologizing for Delaware's role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era. star Clarett admits DUI, gets 2 years' probation, 10 Feb 2016 14:08:16 GMTMOUNT GILEAD, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State star running back Maurice Clarett has admitted driving under the influence. rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes, 10 Feb 2016 13:50:52 GMTKOLKATA, India (AP) — A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing cars and homes and sending panicked people running before the animal was tranquilized to be returned to the forest. of Asia: Elephant's wild visit to Indian town stopped, 10 Feb 2016 14:12:58 GMTIn this photo, a wild elephant that strayed into an east Indian town stands after authorities shot it with a tranquilizer gun. The elephant had wandered from the Baikunthapur forest on Wednesday, crossing roads and a small river before entering Siliguri in West Bengal state. The panicked elephant ran amok for several hours, trampling parked cars and motorbikes before it was clear the animal was unable to get back to the forest. It appeared to be afraid of people and did not attack anyone. Crowds of people watched the frightened elephant's rampage. It was shot three times with a tranquilizer gun and removed by crane and truck once it calmed down. picks woman to be first "happiness" minister, 10 Feb 2016 14:57:26 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has named a woman as its first minister of state for happiness and appointed a 22-year-old to a ministerial post overseeing youth affairs in a Cabinet shake-up designed to inject fresh thinking into the oil-rich country's government. Latest: Rubio: 'We're going to be the nominee', 10 Feb 2016 14:09:45 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local: Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaign, 10 Feb 2016 13:59:08 GMTNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — It's still the dead of winter, but it's not too early to think about a summer vacation on the South Carolina coast. stocks open higher as Fed's Yellen signals caution, 10 Feb 2016 14:43:16 GMTStocks are edging mostly higher, setting the market up for its first gain after three down days. Latest: Turkish PM lashes out at 'two-faced' UN, 10 Feb 2016 14:51:08 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): security, Davos organizers postpone Egypt conference, 10 Feb 2016 14:21:54 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Organizers of the World Economic Forum, which holds an annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, have postponed a similar conference planned to take place in Egypt this spring over security concerns. to strip Planned Parenthood funds nears Kasich's desk, 10 Feb 2016 14:24:58 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill stripping government money from Planned Parenthood, a move that might help him with conservatives who dominate the upcoming Republican presidential primary in South Carolina. want restrictions eased on horses on beach, 10 Feb 2016 13:53:20 GMTMYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Riders want Myrtle Beach City Council to ease recently enforced restrictions on horses on the beach. in Moscow draw protests, 10 Feb 2016 14:10:52 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of buildings and shops around the city. looking to get Peroni, Grolsch beers from AB Inbev, 10 Feb 2016 14:54:14 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Japanese brewer Asahi Group Holdings is seeking to buy the classic European beer brands Grolsch and Peroni and Britain's Meantime for 2.55 billion euros ($2.85 billion) from AB InBev, the world's biggest brewer. to decide trial of woman charged in son's death, 10 Feb 2016 14:20:59 GMTPULASKI, Va. (AP) — The trial of the mother of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank will be decided by a judge, rather than a jury. Arrested NY man admits role in nearly 100 theft cases, 10 Feb 2016 14:24:30 GMTAUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman. who won new trial on flawed hair evidence seeking bail, 10 Feb 2016 14:59:33 GMTNEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A man who spent three decades in prison based in part on a single strand of hair will ask a Massachusetts judge to free him on bail while he awaits a new trial. president fires back at UN over demand to open border, 10 Feb 2016 13:43:31 GMTKILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Wednesday fired back at the United Nations for demanding that Turkey open its border to tens of thousands of more Syrian refugees, accusing the world body of being ineffective over the refugee crisis and of not shouldering the burden like Turkey. 5 go on trial for aiding Islamic extremist groups, 10 Feb 2016 14:22:55 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Four men and one woman have gone on trial in Germany accused of supporting Islamic extremist groups in Syria.