FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:22:40 -07:00Hurricane Guillermo forms, is possibly headed toward Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd0c5da4d56b439d9267c4f51abfffd5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:00:28 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo has formed in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd0c5da4d56b439d9267c4f51abfffd5Afghan Taliban release statement praising new leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f7babef263b4e80bb6b2cb26a08df46Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:35:09 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban on Friday praised their new leader, saying he was one of the most "trusted" associates of the late Mullah Mohammad Omar, a statement likely meant to rally followers behind the leadership at a time of a deeply fractured insurgency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f7babef263b4e80bb6b2cb26a08df46Google rejects French order on world 'right to be forgotten'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9abac5fda4e149119a50776925d7220dFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:24:23 GMTPARIS (AP) — Google is rejecting an order by the French data privacy agency to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying European law allowing the 'right to be forgotten' doesn't apply globally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9abac5fda4e149119a50776925d7220dNews Guide: Super PACs land wealthy donors to fund 2016 bidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15893560fd1847a3b662fe015002e27eFri, 31 Jul 2015 07:22:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs, as well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15893560fd1847a3b662fe015002e27eNovember retrial date expected for former BP engineerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de441bf29e55488eb4c674a60c6f9928Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:04:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Attorneys are eyeing a November retrial date for Kurt Mix, the former BP engineer charged with obstructing a federal investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de441bf29e55488eb4c674a60c6f9928Clinton and Bush to offer views on saving America's citieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81d1b2deaa6547a49780edc0c4ece363Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:06:29 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican and Democratic presidential candidates are being asked by one of the nation's largest African-American civil rights organizations to offer a vision for saving America's cities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81d1b2deaa6547a49780edc0c4ece363Several blazes thrust Northern California into fire seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a49eaec2448044fc8026810f64fa111aFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:53:22 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds thrust Northern California into full-fledged wildfire season with several new blazes flaring up, forcing hundreds of people from their homes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a49eaec2448044fc8026810f64fa111aTechnical delay in vote on 2022 Olympic host cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ebc7b0bc3ef4d80b7bfd9fe57f5f556Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:43:34 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC has decided to vote by paper ballots after problems with the electronic voting in the choice for the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ebc7b0bc3ef4d80b7bfd9fe57f5f556Swiss central bank reports hefty 2nd-quarter losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a465160e32c4299b4ab6cf6a8262699Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:41:29 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Switzerland's central bank is reporting a hefty loss for the second consecutive quarter after its decision to drop a cap on the franc's value against the euro sent the national currency soaring higher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a465160e32c4299b4ab6cf6a8262699Officials hope to give Flight 370 families some answers soonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3804522d35a140e29dbeee1ab327395dFri, 31 Jul 2015 07:19:19 GMTSAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — After 16 agonizing months without answers, loved ones of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will likely have to wait at least another day for confirmation that it crashed into the sea, as investigators work to identify the source of a barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3804522d35a140e29dbeee1ab327395dQuestions remain after Boston's Olympics bid endshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5f2ad02a2944353a5cfc5fd0d9dc4baFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:38:40 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion earlier this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the Boston mayor and the Massachusetts governor refused to be rushed into a decision putting taxpayers on the hook if the games went over budget.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5f2ad02a2944353a5cfc5fd0d9dc4baIn Miami, Clinton set to call for lifting Cuba embargohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9bbd687b62a45c19f4b4fc6705b1b65Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:33:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday will call on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9bbd687b62a45c19f4b4fc6705b1b65China rebound, other Asian markets mostly up after US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0946b7567d294f57ad1b6c41040cefbcFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:54:55 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China's stock market rebounded while other Asian stocks also mostly gained Friday after data showed the U.S. economy posted solid growth during the second quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0946b7567d294f57ad1b6c41040cefbcConfederate flags placed at Martin Luther King's churchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0790c5334e4e4e9ab1aa6d3bf3e6a03eFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:26:02 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Surveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, but it wasn't clear whether they had committed a crime.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0790c5334e4e4e9ab1aa6d3bf3e6a03eFrench Jewish immigrants flock to Israeli coastal cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54a72429c835484c9efa040b81655e20Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:15:42 GMTNETANYA, Israel (AP) — The coastal city of Netanya markets itself as the "Israeli Riviera" and walking along its main pedestrian boulevard, one would be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its twin city of Nice. Barely a word of Hebrew is spoken, and real estate ads, restaurant menus and cafe conversations are mostly in French.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54a72429c835484c9efa040b81655e20Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4116365113a242089f8bdad3908567c3Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:31:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4116365113a242089f8bdad3908567c3Closing of Baltimore detention center marks a milestonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a996dc7d0d98435f8dab84894de3dfceFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:15:24 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's announcement that he's closing the Baltimore City Detention Center marked a milestone in addressing long-standing problems with the state's dangerously decrepit correctional facilities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a996dc7d0d98435f8dab84894de3dfceIOC begins voting on host city for 2022 Winter Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/300fdd60399544149f705a29fd6df6eeFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:23:18 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has begun voting to determine the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics — either Beijing or Almaty, Kazakhstan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/300fdd60399544149f705a29fd6df6eeDespite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88924208752c4c1694180cd5861afa65Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:36:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88924208752c4c1694180cd5861afa65What's considered 'classified' is a judgment callhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/819fa0f71cd04602973069209e627d29Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:09:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community recently alerted the Justice Department about classified information included improperly on email that went through a home server Clinton used in lieu of the official State Department email system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/819fa0f71cd04602973069209e627d29Suicide bomber strikes at Maiduguri market in Nigeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d442d18c641a41789f1d466010d43e04Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:15:27 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A woman suicide bomber killed many people at a crowded market early Friday in a blast that thundered across the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d442d18c641a41789f1d466010d43e04Wikileaks says US spied on Japanese government, companieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7cdaab21f44576b750e9d2ee98ccf5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:07:49 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Wikileaks website has published documents that it says shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7cdaab21f44576b750e9d2ee98ccf5Attack in West Bank kills Palestinian child, homes torchedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19175a16eadb44e9a44ab188d959bb04Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:54:18 GMTDUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants attacked a Palestinian village in the West Bank early Friday and torched two homes, hurling fire bombs inside and setting off a blaze that killed a toddler and critically wounded his 4-year-old brother and parents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19175a16eadb44e9a44ab188d959bb04Airbus takes 290M euro charge for military transport crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e65d311bfec440b8879524a30cd6a483Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:27:27 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Plane maker Airbus Group SE said Friday its net profit rose 5 percent in the second quarter to 732 million euros ($805 million) despite a one-time charge stemming from the crash of one of its military transport planes in Spain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e65d311bfec440b8879524a30cd6a483After week of searching, no sign of boys lost at seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5aaca2ddfe0424ca45041c39dd7c7a0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:33:05 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A seventh night of searches for two Florida boys missing at sea has passed with no major break.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5aaca2ddfe0424ca45041c39dd7c7a0Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7f2c86edef041bfa9733d1e5fcc44e6Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:02:06 GMT"I knew immediately it was part of an aircraft, but I didn't realize how important it was, that it could help to solve the mystery of what happened to the Malaysian jet." — Johnny Begue, an environmental worker on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion, who claimed he stumbled upon the wing part that may be linked to the missing Boeing 777.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7f2c86edef041bfa9733d1e5fcc44e6Survivor recalls horrific shooting, unaware parents are deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4a07e2957e54ae189f250aa1ab221c4Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:50:08 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Bullets whizzed past a woman's head as she fled from an 18-year-old gunman who had posed as a stranded motorist to convince her family to help him on the roadside of a Montana Indian reservation, the woman recounted to relatives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4a07e2957e54ae189f250aa1ab221c4Unemployment, inflation stable in 19-nation eurozonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c56618c576543458b40a5fe7e4987abFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:04:13 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Unemployment and inflation are stable in the 19-nation eurozone, with the level of joblessness in June standing at 11.1 percent for the third straight month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c56618c576543458b40a5fe7e4987abDig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in NYhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba028d7357e497486a48491b271199fFri, 31 Jul 2015 07:05:42 GMTLAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba028d7357e497486a48491b271199fCalifornia zeroes in on conservation stragglers amid droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6498a97564d41cdb8d6f95c15fc0b20Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:01:55 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California residents heeded the call to turn off sprinklers in the first month of mandated water conservation, leading to a 27 percent plunge in June.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6498a97564d41cdb8d6f95c15fc0b20Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d178011324834cc8a731e3b581cac780Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:33:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d178011324834cc8a731e3b581cac780Turkey: 2 policemen, 2 PKK militants killed in clashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72e3313f3273430395447ec6572bb6f1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:37:04 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say Kurdish rebels have attacked a police station in southern Turkey, killing two policemen amid renewed violence between the security forces and the Kurdish insurgents. Two rebels were also killed in a gunfight that ensued.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72e3313f3273430395447ec6572bb6f1Designer Alexander Wang leaves Balenciaga after 3 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769e38b208844ccfac34beed0c28d9fcFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:36:22 GMTPARIS (AP) — Balenciaga says designer Alexander Wang is leaving the fashion house after three years as creative director.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769e38b208844ccfac34beed0c28d9fcSpain: Court accepts princess' request to slash bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/880dc0fc401141e8b9cebb2603d50e50Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:17:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has agreed to slash the 2.7 million-euro ($3 million) bail set for Princess Cristina while she awaits trial for tax fraud.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/880dc0fc401141e8b9cebb2603d50e50Student protesters sit-in at Taiwan Education Ministryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/198ea4f119f347488ab39db2dc5f7e19Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:32:41 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Dozens of students launched a sit-in Friday at Taiwan's Education Ministry demanding that officials take responsibility for a student leader who killed himself in an apparent protest over curriculum changes that critics say overemphasize China's ties to the island.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/198ea4f119f347488ab39db2dc5f7e19Hurricane Guillermo forms in the Pacific, is possibly headed toward Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2440e4f85cea40569e98b0322816c1f7Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:57:56 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo forms in the Pacific, is possibly headed toward Hawaii.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2440e4f85cea40569e98b0322816c1f7Astros, Blue Jays add pieces in trades to make playoff pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85cf61ef72c14f728bd779d983a62a1aFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:49:23 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — With mere hours until the trade deadline, the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays have sent a clear message that they're going for it — making big moves to try and propel their teams into the playoffs for the first time in a long time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85cf61ef72c14f728bd779d983a62a1aLloyds bank first half net income up 15 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e64b0225ab12458fb6c42e861d1ce83aFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:35:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — Lloyds Banking Group says first-half net income rose 18 percent to 677 million pounds ($1.05 billion) as the government-backed bank accelerated its recovery from the financial crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e64b0225ab12458fb6c42e861d1ce83aSearchers scour beaches in hopes of unlocking MH370 mysteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76879784b94a4a4896fc73dc9951d1faFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:01:38 GMTSAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — Searchers are scouring the Reunion coastline in hopes of finding more debris that officials hope will unlock the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76879784b94a4a4896fc73dc9951d1faTracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossiblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ce1e4561574dd490fbf20ddf382a61Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:05:33 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ce1e4561574dd490fbf20ddf382a61IOC chooses 2022 host city, winner to be announced Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d7e0435547c485da140cb29d659fcedFri, 31 Jul 2015 09:07:38 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC selected a host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, with the winner to be announced later at an official ceremony.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d7e0435547c485da140cb29d659fcedSurfer seriously injured in Australian shark attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc3616ed4bca46e1946b725cf797825cFri, 31 Jul 2015 07:50:50 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A surfer was seriously injured as he repeatedly punched a shark that mauled him off the Australian east coast on Friday, less than a week after a fatal attack, police and a witness said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc3616ed4bca46e1946b725cf797825cKurt Cobain's family wants death-scene photos kept sealedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8fe4b3d788a4d20b0905e8607e76355Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:47:18 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8fe4b3d788a4d20b0905e8607e76355Scientist: Oil slick likely from natural seafloor seepagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19e65727fc39479c94bb596a572f2500Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:43:41 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Beaches along the Santa Barbara County coast remained open to swimmers, surfers and sunbathers Friday as the Coast Guard worked to determine whether an oil slick that materialized just offshore this week was simply the result of natural ocean-floor seepage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19e65727fc39479c94bb596a572f2500Turkey: 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKKhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66c6cd40878040eca06ce5577191d81bFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:36:36 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels raided a Turkish police station and fired on railway workers in two separate attacks that left five dead, officials said Friday, amid renewed conflict between the security forces and insurgents that has wrecked the fragile peace process.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66c6cd40878040eca06ce5577191d81bMore than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the junglehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a65293f3879475288a7174f03710b81Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:37:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a65293f3879475288a7174f03710b81Honda records 20 pct profit rise on yen, despite recallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efb817e6b3f4e498be8f69896ee6c2fFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:47 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda reported Friday a 20 percent jump in fiscal first quarter profit on the back of a cheap yen that offset the damage from a massive air bag recall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efb817e6b3f4e498be8f69896ee6c2fAustralian seated beside overweight passenger sues Etihadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb247f4f782d4a6e9accd3241ed59cc6Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:44:09 GMTBRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Etihad Airways said Friday that it will continue to fight a lawsuit by a passenger who says he was left with back pain because he was seated beside an overweight man on a 14-hour flight from the United Arab Emirates to Sydney.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb247f4f782d4a6e9accd3241ed59cc6WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93c5613137d64ce5ae592cdf8906a220Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:15:48 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it says shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93c5613137d64ce5ae592cdf8906a220Greek bailout talks to shift gearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/013d9a0731884635ba026f5ff73418a3Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:56:20 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Lead negotiators from the European Union and International Monetary Fund began an intensive round of talks with Greece on Friday to hammer out details of a third international bailout worth some 85 billion euros ($93 billion).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/013d9a0731884635ba026f5ff73418a3