FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:33:50 -07:00Opening statements near in trial of Alabama officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adfcdca8a6040f89b91b6766050c16dWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:49:06 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Opening statements are near in the trial of an Alabama police officer accused of manhandling an Indian grandfather earlier this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adfcdca8a6040f89b91b6766050c16dWrongly convicted brothers could get $750,000 payouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe34fa3a804e4f05bd0a5f2de8b02d9dWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:14:40 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers could each receive hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state, three decades after wrongful convictions in the killing an 11-year-old girl landed one on death row and the other in prison for a life sentence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe34fa3a804e4f05bd0a5f2de8b02d9dCourt sides with Uber drivers to expand case over payhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b41ab7fff0c04d8e9bfb0ce15242fc40Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:30:50 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge granted class-action status to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b41ab7fff0c04d8e9bfb0ce15242fc40Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb materialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef42a9df75254de9b10a733945c59ffdWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:20:37 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a bottle of bomb-making material, and that they were seeking to arrest a Turkish man linked to the blast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef42a9df75254de9b10a733945c59ffdFaeroe Islands left-wing opposition set to form new gov'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f29f49583a0c4c2dac8fc0525dc3944dWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:15:43 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Left-leaning opposition parties in the Faeroe Islands say they are set to govern the semi-autonomous Danish territory after defeating the prime minister's right-leaning party in elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f29f49583a0c4c2dac8fc0525dc3944dVolkswagen CEO Winterkorn to have contract extended to 2018http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2676e0a8a6845149a5d9ba682c7619eWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:02:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Top directors at German carmaker Volkswagen plan to give a two-year contract extension to CEO Martin Winterkorn, who emerged on top of a power struggle this year with company patriarch Ferdinand Piech.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2676e0a8a6845149a5d9ba682c7619eUN envoy notes 'tangible results' in talks with Libya envoyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/007f4ea11cd4476daf92f60f99fc56bdWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:35:11 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Libya has met with leaders of the Tripoli-based government and says he hopes a draft agreement aimed at forming a national unity government can be finalized in coming weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/007f4ea11cd4476daf92f60f99fc56bdOldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16785377925c4bbdb84d92cbf735c4eeWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:16:12 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman, thought to be one of two remaining survivors of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 that shook the city and the surrounding area, has died. She was 113.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16785377925c4bbdb84d92cbf735c4eeWorld stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f476569813684f62b8367639e89b2e98Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:15:26 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — World stocks were wobbly Wednesday on uncertainty over the economic outlook while China's markets minimized losses amid speculation Beijing was intervening to support prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f476569813684f62b8367639e89b2e98US Rep. Michael McCaul writing book on homeland securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17a545794d4542b0ab76c0643a9eb18aWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:19:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17a545794d4542b0ab76c0643a9eb18aReport: 11 migrants drown, 5 missing off Turkish coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a74c8d3e5fc4d5bb9784679367bfa0dWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:21:43 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish media report says at least 11 migrants have died and five others are missing after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a74c8d3e5fc4d5bb9784679367bfa0dMasked men kidnap 16 Turkish workers in Baghdadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fa7d0d3391e4db689b1bfbdb7b9abf1Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:53:09 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 16 Turkish workers and engineers in Baghdad at dawn Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi security officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fa7d0d3391e4db689b1bfbdb7b9abf1Toy maker Lego sees strong growth, profit in all regionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af9bd25d350946e6a5f2fc8b7d38ad07Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:35:28 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Lego says its popular multi-colored toy blocks were in strong demand in the first half of the year, resulting in good growth in profits and revenue and an upbeat outlook for the full year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af9bd25d350946e6a5f2fc8b7d38ad073 migrants or refugees missing off Greek island found safehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c330c6d98454e7c9c23e99932d2314aWed, 02 Sep 2015 09:16:03 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard says three migrants or refugees who had been reported missing at sea overnight have been found alive and rescued by a fishing boat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c330c6d98454e7c9c23e99932d2314aIs N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1eae9feb90f4402a728718164a3da3aWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:24:46 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1eae9feb90f4402a728718164a3da3aSuspected US drone strike kills 6 in northwest Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf42486ebe7b4e4c90aaa01e02102e36Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:36:05 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike targeting a militant hideout killed six men in a northwestern tribal region along Afghan border.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf42486ebe7b4e4c90aaa01e02102e36Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Baghdadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a2934490efa4855bad57871a27114fcWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:04:37 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi and Turkish officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a2934490efa4855bad57871a27114fcNovartis, Amgen partner on Alzheimer's, migraine treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83894cd61c6e4f14b3cb870721fac7cfWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:44:58 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Swiss drug maker Novartis says it will cooperate with California-based biotech giant Amgen to develop and sell neuroscience treatments for illnesses and ailments like Alzheimer's disease and migraine headaches.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83894cd61c6e4f14b3cb870721fac7cfAmerican recalls French train attack on Jimmy Fallon showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4725164d758a4f4cbd0e96714b6b0a82Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:48:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A California man who was one of three Americans who helped subdue a gunman on a high-speed train traveling to Paris says he couldn't have picked better people to be with that day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4725164d758a4f4cbd0e96714b6b0a82Hong Kong teen faces trial over pro-democracy protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c20c2ce17cf4983877038462ed76dacWed, 02 Sep 2015 07:45:03 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong teenage student leader Joshua Wong is set to face trial on charges relating to his role in storming government headquarters nearly a year ago in a protest that sparked monthslong pro-democracy street occupations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c20c2ce17cf4983877038462ed76dac10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed784f0960fd4cd78452b439dbda2bdbWed, 02 Sep 2015 09:52:28 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed784f0960fd4cd78452b439dbda2bdbShell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4034800c0969427883ff243638dec8b3Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:24:22 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The president of Shell Oil Co. said exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4034800c0969427883ff243638dec8b3Obama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0841aed0effc45019f576f856ddf92edWed, 02 Sep 2015 07:19:18 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0841aed0effc45019f576f856ddf92edCongo warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2a715f7be204f84ad8e5b053ef5795fWed, 02 Sep 2015 09:55:04 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Congo militia leader known as The Terminator pleaded innocent Wednesday to 18 charges, including murder, rape and sexual slavery, as his long-awaited trial started at the International Criminal Court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2a715f7be204f84ad8e5b053ef5795fMigrants defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a19fc272ac1744a9902f7708fc36b2b7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:53:10 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international railway station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking asylum in Germany and other European Union countries to the west.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a19fc272ac1744a9902f7708fc36b2b7Indonesia extradites ex-police officer sought in US murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/267240c55f3148f893ae52a3cfa554d4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:11:25 GMTBALI, Indonesia (AP) — A former Austin, Texas, police officer has been extradited from Indonesia to the United States to face trial in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/267240c55f3148f893ae52a3cfa554d4Correction: Australia-Obit-Great Escape storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa2565649230415fa9e2f586e264ce24Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:51:36 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — In a story Aug. 28 about a World War II Australian pilot who took part in a mass escape from a German prison camp, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the three prisoners who successfully made it home was Danish. He was, in fact, Dutch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa2565649230415fa9e2f586e264ce24Tropical Storm Fred is weakening in the Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd72d503f13146e9a90281441d2d50e3Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:08:32 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fred is weakening far out over the Atlantic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd72d503f13146e9a90281441d2d50e3Eurostar passengers stranded after migrant action in Calaishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2079b24c4345578bd7d3e7d4b7a5bcWed, 02 Sep 2015 09:07:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2079b24c4345578bd7d3e7d4b7a5bcPlea ends former police chief's case in death of black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7219d122d4ce47e7b8b6b7c942a80a60Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:34:41 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man shot to death by a white former police chief of a small South Carolina town reluctantly accepted a plea deal on a lesser charge that will give him a year of home detention, but no prison time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7219d122d4ce47e7b8b6b7c942a80a60Thailand issues arrest warrant in bombing case for Turkish man who is husband of Thai suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2998e4a6176449b2a4e474abeeb02fbeWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:40:50 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thailand issues arrest warrant in bombing case for Turkish man who is husband of Thai suspect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2998e4a6176449b2a4e474abeeb02fbeDjokovic to play Nadal in exhibition match in Thailandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30c6ad60b09f4dc9b08a5829bd8021fcWed, 02 Sep 2015 07:38:10 GMTBANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — The world's top-ranked player Novak Djokovic will play an exhibition match against longstanding rival Rafael Nadal in Thailand next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30c6ad60b09f4dc9b08a5829bd8021fcEurostar train turned back amid disruptions around Calaishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d07f2a3a5cf4fe0b4f1b3d416c49727Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:26:52 GMTPARIS (AP) — Eurostar trains suffered long delays overnight and at least one train was sent back to Paris, causing delays for hundreds of passengers amid reports of migrants on the tracks in the French port of Calais.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d07f2a3a5cf4fe0b4f1b3d416c49727Post-bomb Bangkok moves on, but with new sense of insecurityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3476c132a89438f879d8e831b9a7f06Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:40:07 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — One Bangkok resident says he can't shake the horrid sight of what he saw, or the smell of death. Another says the initial shock is gone and he's returned to his old routine — work, happy hour and taking selfies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3476c132a89438f879d8e831b9a7f06Louisiana arguing to keep 'Angola Three' inmate locked uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3823676c5cce49b3bef1378e1380ce00Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:03:44 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana attorneys are set to ask a federal appeals court Wednesday to block the release of longtime state inmate Albert Woodfox and allow prosecutors to try him a third time in the 1972 death of a prison guard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3823676c5cce49b3bef1378e1380ce00Police address mix-up leaves man, officer wounded, dog deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be4768c6c4654a53b672e66e8dc1c634Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:50:11 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fleeing into their yard two houses down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be4768c6c4654a53b672e66e8dc1c634Wills of millions of Americans now available onlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2a9ae522394fdd9be4a3e941729380Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:29:04 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Paul Revere left all his household furniture to an unmarried daughter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2a9ae522394fdd9be4a3e941729380Officials search for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241d349781384da8817d10f651d8bc4bWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:21:04 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241d349781384da8817d10f651d8bc4bCalifornia DOJ to unveil website with law enforcement datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67a3fcde66d2468fa7a60e57a729f9dfWed, 02 Sep 2015 09:02:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Department of Justice is unveiling a state-run website to provide data on law enforcement's interactions with the public.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67a3fcde66d2468fa7a60e57a729f9dfClerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/341916da94754d27a9134d9510d3c303Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:45:30 GMTMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/341916da94754d27a9134d9510d3c303Blaze in Paris apartment building leaves 8 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fd8edc784e040beaabf9ee7e9f4784aWed, 02 Sep 2015 07:16:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — Eight people died in an apartment fire early Wednesday in Paris, officials said, and police were investigating whether the fire was started intentionally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fd8edc784e040beaabf9ee7e9f4784aThe Latest on Thailand: Arrest warrant for Turkish manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b20945f501c74ef59d52d49023166fe0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:55:31 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b20945f501c74ef59d52d49023166fe0Ex-president says he's investigated for making threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eff66f9994e4d059447fe1104fe3d97Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:44:46 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's former president says prosecutors are investigating threatening remarks he made to a senator while he was president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eff66f9994e4d059447fe1104fe3d97Obama locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85a4adfa086b46958b265660308254a4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:18:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legacy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85a4adfa086b46958b265660308254a4Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Ugandahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9b24c810949452f8e0ed9ef6f7ebac8Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:51:09 GMTMUBENDE, Uganda (AP) —     The hunt for gold takes the men 100 meters (yards) underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day and night with demolition hammers. When they emerge at the end of a shift, the miners carry stone samples that will be examined for the dark veins that suggest presence of gold. http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9b24c810949452f8e0ed9ef6f7ebac8Afghan migrant hopes to complete father's flight from warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dbebd68c31543599a86ead2c0d0ed0fWed, 02 Sep 2015 09:54:34 GMTMORIA, Greece (AP) — Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of his family's long journey to a better life, and part of the largest tide of migrants since World War II.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dbebd68c31543599a86ead2c0d0ed0fThe Latest on Thailand: Police say suspect speaks Turkishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d4f0a224ee4ff0ab39139969d004b9Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:41:11 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d4f0a224ee4ff0ab39139969d004b91st Freddie Gray hearing since 6 officers charged in deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/125d894f8a0b4f31976968df5cd0727eWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:50:56 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/125d894f8a0b4f31976968df5cd0727eBiden to test political waters in Florida as he mulls 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ddc1364f8c4d1da635a8e0fa860f31Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:20:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Florida, where he's sure to get a glimpse of his presidential prospects as he considers a late entry into the 2016 Democratic primaries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ddc1364f8c4d1da635a8e0fa860f31South Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow huntershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6102b2dafdce46d787dcd4de2a15dd95Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:20:39 GMTOLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone after his closest friend, who was going to join him, died shortly before their date of departure from the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6102b2dafdce46d787dcd4de2a15dd95