FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:20:26 -07:00NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0bc4f8661e94d09abca29f34d2c5afcTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:45:43 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with Turkey following a rare emergency meeting Tuesday in which members also urged the country not to use excessive force in its fight against extremists, a NATO official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0bc4f8661e94d09abca29f34d2c5afcThe Latest: GOP lawmaker says Iran nuclear deal falls shorthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/510d222a4cdf4fed8825d1c776589029Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:17:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest developments on Obama administration officials' testimony Tuesday before Congress on the Iran nuclear deal (all times local EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/510d222a4cdf4fed8825d1c776589029US consumer confidence falls in July on worries about futurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf4e4a88e0a4969b09abd5d5c97e363Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:11:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Conference Board says its index of consumer confidence dropped this month on worries about the future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf4e4a88e0a4969b09abd5d5c97e3637 killed in 2 small plane crashes in Wisconsin, Minnesotahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/130b04cdf14f49c28047beabf7cd82b9Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:03:49 GMTTwo small planes crashed within hours of one another in western Wisconsin and southwestern Minnesota, killing all seven people who were onboard the aircrafts, authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/130b04cdf14f49c28047beabf7cd82b9Grain higher, livestock higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89fb271a50a3419a885c53a6a0ae13aaTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:42:32 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89fb271a50a3419a885c53a6a0ae13aaScientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e8c3235605b4830b1169c4aaca5692dTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:31:50 GMTLONDON (AP) — Scientists and tech experts — including professor Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e8c3235605b4830b1169c4aaca5692dAP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2815ccf5a70479d98193ae55d7158f8Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:47:03 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2815ccf5a70479d98193ae55d7158f8UK court overturns will of mother who had disinherited childhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f159f35c9bcd41d4b93fd5a6e8517039Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:07:57 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal has overturned the will of a mother who had chosen to give her estate to animal charities rather than her only child.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f159f35c9bcd41d4b93fd5a6e8517039Motorola refreshes Android phones, offers better camerashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6847ef82fab423e82052d57a37e684fTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:25:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6847ef82fab423e82052d57a37e684fNTSB: Co-pilot of spaceship unlocked braking system earlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284cc8fc36cb4f48a6326b6ab96be0b6Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:58:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety investigators say the crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last year was caused by a catastrophic structural failure triggered when the co-pilot unlocked the craft's braking system early.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284cc8fc36cb4f48a6326b6ab96be0b6French court rules in favor of far right's Jean-Marie Le Penhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfdee89170b34ac5a80b40470036066cTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:20:55 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French appeal court has confirmed the cancellation of a mail-in vote organized by far-right leader Marine Le Pen to try to end her father's influence on their National Front party.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfdee89170b34ac5a80b40470036066cNeighborhoods: African-American history and more in Harlemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f7cc920d0d14c32938812948656549aTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:28:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods. It's also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f7cc920d0d14c32938812948656549aMicrosoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that meanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b2b41dee1d4c02aaef0aca43ed7c4fTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:41:03 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b2b41dee1d4c02aaef0aca43ed7c4fThe Latest: Saudi King voices support for Turkey's actionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37b2155ca07b4a628a32e72709aa8a8aTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:32:12 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37b2155ca07b4a628a32e72709aa8a8aThe Latest: Syrian militants: Turkish-US deal helps beat IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79b30cffbb74415195a2ea56dabe1831Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:38:28 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79b30cffbb74415195a2ea56dabe1831NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29afa920f22845e497f5bb4fe4701659Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:57:56 GMTPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York prison worker pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29afa920f22845e497f5bb4fe4701659Merck tops Street 2Q forecasts despite lower sales, profithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40536d1aa4e5495b89845aa0198107b2Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:13:01 GMTMerck & Co.'s second-quarter profit plunged by two-thirds, hammered by the sale of its consumer business, unfavorable currency exchange rates, lower sales of some key drugs and hefty one-time charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40536d1aa4e5495b89845aa0198107b2Zimbabwe: 2 to appear in court for killing Cecil the lionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4a864560af0488385fb3699de93ff30Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:50:55 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An American allegedly paid $50,000 to kill a well-known, protected lion named Cecil, Zimbabwean conservationists said, as authorities on Tuesday said two Zimbabwean men will appear in court for allegedly helping with the hunt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4a864560af0488385fb3699de93ff30Jon Gruden worries about present and future of youth sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/766af2f3f4ee40d884208442630b0643Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:52:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jon Gruden looks at the present and predicted future of youth sports. It makes him cringe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/766af2f3f4ee40d884208442630b0643Correction: San Francisco-Soda Warning storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c81d4dcda52e47ea93040601871f7db1Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:30:46 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story July 26 about a lawsuit against San Francisco by the American Beverage Association, The Associated Press reported erroneously where the city's health warning labels would be posted. The labels are to be placed on advertisements for certain sugary drinks, not on the beverages.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c81d4dcda52e47ea93040601871f7db1A year away, Olympic organizers counting on sun and sambahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0db5a94c859e49b18e2f7446caa8f538Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:06:16 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro conjures clear images of sun, samba and soccer. Organizers of the Olympics that start a year from now hope that's what people remember after the games — not images of polluted water, inefficient transportation and incomplete venues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0db5a94c859e49b18e2f7446caa8f538EU moves to protect cheese from both sides of divided Cyprushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a883aa1f9fd4c448b13f8d36cf8de21Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:11:32 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday moved to recognize halloumi, or hellim in Turkish, as a protected cheese from both sides of the Greek-Turkish divided island of Cyprus and lauded it as a symbolic step toward further reunification.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a883aa1f9fd4c448b13f8d36cf8de21Key allegations in motions by Sen. Menendez and friendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d37ec97e743d47acb5ca156e260a4a29Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:07:11 GMTU.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and co-defendant Salomon Melgen want a judge to dismiss the 22- count against them unsealed in April. The government will file its responses to the defendants' motions next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d37ec97e743d47acb5ca156e260a4a29Malaysian PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61a6d82203a7443ebea44634c438a6b8Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:01:41 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61a6d82203a7443ebea44634c438a6b8Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a962e400a32f46a6bef6b1ce9b15bcaaTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:51:45 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced tough questions about Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games — namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a962e400a32f46a6bef6b1ce9b15bcaaOldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b76e63e6a71492a907af88e14b6e3d7Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:25:42 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — The oldest giant panda ever in captivity tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b76e63e6a71492a907af88e14b6e3d7Officials: Iran may take own samples at alleged nuclear sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66929f8ac31c4c6180381b1ca3341140Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:15:44 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Iran wants its own officials to take soil samples at a site where it is alleged to have experimented with ways to detonate a nuclear weapon, and the U.N. agency probing the suspicions may agree provided it is allowed to monitor the process, two officials told The Associated Press Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66929f8ac31c4c6180381b1ca3341140US consumer confidence falls to lowest level since Septemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f3816482733490cba35341bc6ccb46bTue, 28 Jul 2015 15:07:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level since September. Consumers are worried about the job market and rattled by events in Greece and China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f3816482733490cba35341bc6ccb46bMom of decapitated woman says she feels sorry for suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e2e55c3eb8244f3ad9381578e7d146fTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:57:45 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman says she feels sorry for the man suspected of decapitating her daughter, saying he has a long history of mental illness and will be devastated when he realizes what he has done.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e2e55c3eb8244f3ad9381578e7d146fNew York prison worker pleads guilty to helping 2 convicted killers in their elaborate escape.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29f57dcd2bda46a28f9c88ceb63861d9Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:49:12 GMTPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York prison worker pleads guilty to helping 2 convicted killers in their elaborate escape.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29f57dcd2bda46a28f9c88ceb63861d9George Washington University drops SAT, ACT requirementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/399c850820bc4166bd3731406e8bcb3dTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:34:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — George Washington University will no longer require that students submit their ACT or SAT scores for most freshman admissions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/399c850820bc4166bd3731406e8bcb3dPro-government forces besiege rebel-held base in Yemenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24ef910f74b489295fc3663de6bccd0Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:47:10 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Pro-government fighters in Yemen have besieged a military base held by Shiite Houthi rebels for 40 hours after cutting off major supply routes to the facility, Yemeni military officials said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24ef910f74b489295fc3663de6bccd0Boko Haram kill 29 villagers in northeast Nigeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ca47a5037bd45eabb16533ea3b5d5c7Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:10:49 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say Boko Haram extremists shot and killed 29 people in two Christian enclaves of northeast Nigeria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ca47a5037bd45eabb16533ea3b5d5c7Spanish police: shooting in Barcelona, 1 woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e96332f6d2445a2b3aa10e1c2f1be04Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:31:32 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish police say one person has been wounded in a shooting in the downtown area of the city of Barcelona.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e96332f6d2445a2b3aa10e1c2f1be04Stepdad: Missing boys were supposed to stay on river, waterway; shouldn't have been on oceanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b5078586d14d05a8dfb39798473a24Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:29:20 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Stepdad: Missing boys were supposed to stay on river, waterway; shouldn't have been on ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b5078586d14d05a8dfb39798473a24The Latest on missing boys: Stepdad: They veered off routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9903140dcfc4a69836b8e7b8b387afbTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:32:23 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9903140dcfc4a69836b8e7b8b387afbAaron Hernandez's lawyer asks to question anonymous tipsterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dc44ba00cbe426a8f1ed666af6aba38Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:45:48 GMTFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is asking a judge to let him question under oath a woman who called him anonymously and raised questions about a member of the jury that convicted his client of murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dc44ba00cbe426a8f1ed666af6aba38French archaeology students find 560,000-year-old toothhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a823e91b02044d13803527bd9308fa67Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:25:18 GMTPARIS (AP) — Archaeologists say two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a823e91b02044d13803527bd9308fa67Global markets stabilize; US indexes open higher on earningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d94811617114c0ea508125b234c6d88Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:17:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly higher in early trading Tuesday following five straight losses. The market was helped by positive results out of UPS, Ford and other big companies and some stabilization in foreign markets, particularly China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d94811617114c0ea508125b234c6d88Menendez case shaping up to be aggressive, tense court fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/660c09a3037c49c18874b304c0c27c44Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:04:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The corruption indictment against Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey is only a few months old, but early court filings pull back the curtain on a legal fight that promises to be bitter, personal and contested at every step.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/660c09a3037c49c18874b304c0c27c44High rollers: Dealers describe special treatment, abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/474c3af0b2d64642acf5a412f515c2eaTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:42:44 GMTUNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — One high roller requests a refrigerator full of bananas that he squeezes and throws as he gambles. Another urinates against a wall. Other high-stakes players described by a pit manager at Mohegan Sun, one of the world's largest casinos, throw chairs, scream at dealers and expect rules to be bent at the tables.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/474c3af0b2d64642acf5a412f515c2eaSen. Paul: Senate will vote on fed aid to Planned Parenthoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f3e022afdd647baad97047d849a9554Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:08:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul says Senate leaders have told him the chamber will vote on his effort to block federal aid to Planned Parenthood before lawmakers begin their August break.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f3e022afdd647baad97047d849a9554Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b81532437b94a79ac9150e9707c8f0cTue, 28 Jul 2015 15:05:55 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b81532437b94a79ac9150e9707c8f0cRomanian officials raid homes in medicines corruption probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7010fe7212e4d72a3db028003de0c14Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:32:04 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors have searched dozens of home and offices looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7010fe7212e4d72a3db028003de0c14The Latest: Kerry warns of consequences if failed nuke dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d45e58d95994fe8ab942306f8922095Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:02:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest developments on Obama administration officials' testimony Tuesday before Congress on the Iran nuclear deal (all times local EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d45e58d95994fe8ab942306f89220953 Russian opposition figures go on hunger strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ee18af7700f49008d211ee2918c9162Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:54:40 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian opposition activists went on hunger strike Tuesday to protest authorities' decision to disqualify them from a local election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ee18af7700f49008d211ee2918c9162Nigerian leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53c77199f9b8435e989bcc77945bc84aTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:57:14 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a multinational army to fight the Boko Haram uprising that has spilled across borders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53c77199f9b8435e989bcc77945bc84aDubai launches expansion of Mideast's biggest porthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcbc3291a1ae4de19832fa0e4aa6cc9eTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:11:55 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East's biggest sea port is growing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcbc3291a1ae4de19832fa0e4aa6cc9eSBA loans to resume after Congress raises lending limithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/882d799c6bdc4e83a66a82a63a16fda6Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:28:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses will soon be able to get loans approved again by the federal government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/882d799c6bdc4e83a66a82a63a16fda6French farmers protest taps into freewheeling traditionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28d3da9d0aa8488cb7406f5dc55e6d21Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:08:49 GMTPARIS (AP) — Over the past week, French farmers have used tractors to block the border with Germany and chucked foreign vegetables off trucks in protest of cheap imports. French leaders did not call in the police — they gave the farmers their support.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28d3da9d0aa8488cb7406f5dc55e6d21