FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 01:19:59 -07:00Kerry: Progress with Russia on Syria despite military doubtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea640ca937824847816c22994d1fea36Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:40:34 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea640ca937824847816c22994d1fea36Kerry says US neutral on SCS, wants China to follow lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28019eff3d0f4d448e94ae48fc8a8768Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:15:31 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States has no position in China's disputes with Southeast Asian nations in South China Sea, but only wants all parties to follow the rule of law and settle their differences peacefully.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28019eff3d0f4d448e94ae48fc8a8768Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street declinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01c12ec79aa94852a37779dce4333bc3Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:47:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks gained Tuesday but other Asian markets fell after Wall Street declined on losses for energy stocks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01c12ec79aa94852a37779dce4333bc3Wish granted: Six-year-old boy will be garbage man for a dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/036999baee9847a9b919f590da5fb7d1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:04:56 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Dean is living his dream.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/036999baee9847a9b919f590da5fb7d1Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comebackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85cef690ed0c488b94afd200498e7646Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:00:23 GMTPRINEVILLE, Oregon (AP) — It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85cef690ed0c488b94afd200498e7646Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b1b1e8882741bdb25b93afad0d91a3Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:50:36 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b1b1e8882741bdb25b93afad0d91a3Hyundai Motor reports 10th straight quarterly profit drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b87310316a0048dc8f1cf24ae4bcb524Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:22:30 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co. has reported a tenth straight quarterly profit decline due to weak demand for passenger sedans and higher marketing expenses for its luxury brand, despite improved China sales.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b87310316a0048dc8f1cf24ae4bcb524VIEWER'S GUIDE: Tuesday's roll call says it allhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/320539c061314cb4981a6faceadf7aafTue, 26 Jul 2016 07:32:11 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — For all of the hoopla attached to a political convention, it all comes down to this: that moment when the presumptive nominee becomes the nominee outright.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/320539c061314cb4981a6faceadf7aafBruce homers twice to power Reds past Giants 7-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42b5654ed4c24eedb5aaa5a3a14685eaTue, 26 Jul 2016 05:38:44 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a pair of two-run homers to help Anthony DeSclafani remain unbeaten, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42b5654ed4c24eedb5aaa5a3a14685eaIndianapolis officer shot, suspect dead after chase, gunfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/237a88cfa66743b485e31536fde28317Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:38:43 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police said one officer was shot and another suffered minor injuries when a suspect in a car chase opened fire on them. The suspect was later killed in an exchange of gunfire with police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/237a88cfa66743b485e31536fde28317Past mass killings in Japanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c732016c2abb43c5bf624bbc6ca4f080Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:30:21 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A former employee killed 19 people at a home for the mentally disabled early Tuesday morning in Sagamihara, a city 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Tokyo. Mass killings are relatively rare in Japan, but they have happened before:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c732016c2abb43c5bf624bbc6ca4f080History and hostility as Clinton ascends to nominationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be983a0a9ab47c99f820a186e04d4b3Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:18:01 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be983a0a9ab47c99f820a186e04d4b3Bangladesh police say 9 militants killed in raid in Dhakahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b93c64ca2ecf4225a0377c649277e683Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:12:53 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh's capital raided a five-story building Tuesday that was used as a den by suspected Islamic militants, killing nine of them, the country's police chief said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b93c64ca2ecf4225a0377c649277e683Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wildhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1a42f03e02344a0817bf8dd6cee74a8Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:13:18 GMTMEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — Long gone from these parts, black-footed ferrets still appear on Meeteetse's town logo, in a bronze sculpture downtown and even on coffee mugs from a downtown restaurant, remembered for when the nocturnal weasels made their last stand in the nearby sagebrush hills.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1a42f03e02344a0817bf8dd6cee74a8Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da3f11f8ebbf4b4d8895c6abd0d84492Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:53:21 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight promoting renewable energy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da3f11f8ebbf4b4d8895c6abd0d84492Takeaways: Sanders, Michelle Obama dominate conventionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e85b09f5e564544966927e0f3468d98Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:21:44 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders said he is "proud to stand with" Hillary Clinton, while Michelle Obama said Clinton has "the guts and grace" to be president, as Democrats strove to appear unified at their national convention in the face of a political firestorm over hacked emails.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e85b09f5e564544966927e0f3468d98Russia's Lavrov hopes Russia-US talks will help Syria trucehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c2dabfe6f57455e91d1f1b66757053dTue, 26 Jul 2016 07:55:59 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says recent agreements between Russia and the United States should encourage moderate Syrian opposition to leave areas occupied by the al-Qaida's branch in Syria, thus helping to implement a truce.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c2dabfe6f57455e91d1f1b66757053dMom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at Florida nightclubhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc10765a1515417fb89e0a4090bbac3bTue, 26 Jul 2016 06:54:55 GMTFORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Stephanie White clutches a stack of photos as images of her slain son air on television news accounts of a deadly nightclub shooting in Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc10765a1515417fb89e0a4090bbac3bCraft breweries try to stand out with creative tap handleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/959675a8800e4987a76e2ff8294957beTue, 26 Jul 2016 06:16:35 GMTRANDOM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Cone heads, zombies, beards, bananas — they are some of the creative beer tap handles that have become a big business as the number of craft breweries has skyrocketed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/959675a8800e4987a76e2ff8294957beKerry discusses email hack with Russia's top diplomathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4579559edd5d4170ab39eb397625c312Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:58:21 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says he raised the email hack of the Democratic National Committee with Russia's top diplomat but stopped short of making any allegation about who might be responsible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4579559edd5d4170ab39eb397625c312Somali police official says suicide bomber detonates explosives-laden car outside a U.N. office in Mogadishu, killing 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddca43dacc1a4f5f9d8f0a7380ee1553Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:10:54 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali police official says suicide bomber detonates explosives-laden car outside a U.N. office in Mogadishu, killing 3.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddca43dacc1a4f5f9d8f0a7380ee1553Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff5b46e35da148cea88e172a30cc0190Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:01:14 GMT"Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States." — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking to delegates on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff5b46e35da148cea88e172a30cc0190IS releases video that appears to show Ansbach bomberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05c3754c0b04d338706c6c01056fe90Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:08:41 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The extremist Islamic State group has published a video in which a man pledges allegiance to IS and vows Germany's people "won't be able to sleep peacefully anymore." It appears to be the same as the one found by German investigators on the phone of man who blew himself, killing himself and wounding 15 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05c3754c0b04d338706c6c01056fe90Inept but not corrupt: Kenya's doping mess explainedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a04bda635c944c9ab8e67e81ab5b354eTue, 26 Jul 2016 07:42:50 GMTNever before have Kenya's fabulously successful runners gone to the Olympics in such a negative light.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a04bda635c944c9ab8e67e81ab5b354e2 detained in Nice truck attack investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/116e9fa6d1a74818b329dc180a1f07a5Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:20:19 GMTPARIS (AP) — Two new suspects have been detained in the investigation into the Bastille Day attack in Nice that killed more than 80 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/116e9fa6d1a74818b329dc180a1f07a5Hot, hard days ahead for firefighters on California blazehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df3c640ac31040ef8bd7bb60e8df0a4dTue, 26 Jul 2016 07:14:21 GMTSANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Most of the roughly 20,000 evacuees forced out by a wildfire have been cleared to go home, but firefighters still had huge work ahead in taming a massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df3c640ac31040ef8bd7bb60e8df0a4dLetter by man accused of Japan stabbing carried a warninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a4652e1211248d98d101338a5ebd5f5Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:57:06 GMTThe 26-year-old man accused of carrying out a mass stabbing Tuesday at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 people dead had written a letter in February to parliament's lower house speaker, outlining what was similar to Tuesday's attack, and expressing his disturbing views. A translation follows:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a4652e1211248d98d101338a5ebd5f5In 10th convention speech, Bill Clinton faces tougher crowdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59b9fc156da84d0db8d71c7828d5261fTue, 26 Jul 2016 07:46:31 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59b9fc156da84d0db8d71c7828d5261fJordan deal with donors means legal work for Syria refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38cc4672580646339169bbfeed6a9bcfTue, 26 Jul 2016 06:06:21 GMTRAMTHA, Jordan (AP) — Syrian refugee Fawaz al-Jasem used to drop his tools and run when he saw police approaching the farm in northern Jordan where he has been picking vegetables for the past three years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38cc4672580646339169bbfeed6a9bcfKey numbers in the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0386223b3bc64a09a2d63f5b7f308e4fTue, 26 Jul 2016 07:02:51 GMTSome key numbers related to Volkswagen's admission that it programmed diesel cars to cheat on emissions tests:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0386223b3bc64a09a2d63f5b7f308e4fHistoric solar flight marks first round-the-world journeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f348ca34bdf0468490680f5ff4a34135Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:30:33 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f348ca34bdf0468490680f5ff4a34135Bruce homers twice to power Reds past Giants, 7-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65074f54fcb947879cc24e26197bd20bTue, 26 Jul 2016 06:15:45 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With the trade deadline less than a week away, Jay Bruce isn't sure how much longer he'll be in Cincinnati.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65074f54fcb947879cc24e26197bd20bWhite Sox ace Sale to start Thursday at Cubshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ad925c1c08b409aaf6ae6b7b3a03e12Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:41:13 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — White Sox ace Chris Sale told MLB.com on Monday he got upset with the team when he felt it placed more emphasis on a promotion than winning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ad925c1c08b409aaf6ae6b7b3a03e12AB-InBev increases cash offer for SABMillerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b215d408f3c7459a8f3799e1ab58325eTue, 26 Jul 2016 06:46:21 GMTLONDON (AP) — Anheuser-Busch InBev has increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds ($58.98) per share after pressure from investors who had seen the value of the bid drop as the pound declined following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b215d408f3c7459a8f3799e1ab58325eCash for opponent pours in as FL congresswoman struggleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5947e734080404ca6e0bea6d8cbac98Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:27:32 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week is fertile fundraising ground for one Florida congressional candidate, but not in the traditional sense of high-priced donor dinners or lobbyist happy hours.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5947e734080404ca6e0bea6d8cbac98Knife attack at home for disabled in Japan stuns neighborshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bd9c067d04347edae067933019e1b41Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:13:37 GMTSAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — The sound of sirens pierced the night, waking residents in a normally quiet, semi-rural neighborhood outside of Tokyo. Some thought it may be an accident, or perhaps a resident at the nearby home for the mentally disabled had fallen ill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bd9c067d04347edae067933019e1b41Indonesia readies prison island for drug convict executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a7f82653404231bd39fa93e00a20c8Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:33:33 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has beefed up security at Nusa Kambangan prison island and closed it to visitors in a sign authorities are preparing to execute people convicted of drug crimes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a7f82653404231bd39fa93e00a20c8Authorities relax curfew in Kashmir city; protests persisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9204bf27c47d46ac801dfbd942b95fe9Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:06:59 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities have lifted a curfew in most parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city after a 17-day security lockdown, but shops and businesses remained shut due to a strike to protest Indian rule in the Himalayan region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9204bf27c47d46ac801dfbd942b95fe9Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13114b51f324463391c93efd001fdea9Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:29:24 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13114b51f324463391c93efd001fdea9Hatred behind troubled Japan knife attacker's rampagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/448a231841ed4b6ea6dbaf3b1454a396Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:38:52 GMTSAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — Hatred appears to be what fueled a young Japanese man who went on a stabbing rampage, killing 19 people Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired. Months earlier, he reportedly gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/448a231841ed4b6ea6dbaf3b1454a396Indian Rio hopefuls claim innocence on dopinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7244d6feadcc49bc8e95e43cf8320ee5Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:58:23 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two Indian competitors have proclaimed their innocence after testing positive for banned steroids just days before they were to leave for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7244d6feadcc49bc8e95e43cf8320ee5The Latest: Attacker allegedly shows killing plan in letterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d468c01a57a24de1ab5dd9561e3cffaaTue, 26 Jul 2016 06:51:21 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack at facility for the handicapped outside Tokyo (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d468c01a57a24de1ab5dd9561e3cffaaEnergy company BP says 2Q earnings fell 45 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c50b7889fa42e3bd6b137de5c13d78Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:37:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — BP's second-quarter earnings fell 45 percent as lower oil prices hit the British energy company.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c50b7889fa42e3bd6b137de5c13d78Grand jury to meet on students charged in Virginia slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d67ac6083b61469cbdcc743e76c57c70Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:15:19 GMTBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A grand jury is preparing to meet to determine whether two former Virginia Tech students should be indicted in the killing of a 13-year-old girl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d67ac6083b61469cbdcc743e76c57c70LEADING OFF: Chapman joins Cubs; Mets and Cards play 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/071a375d488d4192a1ce2156cc6f07b9Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:03:20 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/071a375d488d4192a1ce2156cc6f07b9The Latest: Officials seek stronger border control, policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50497198c9bb49f7b7e4772cf191db62Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:51:02 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50497198c9bb49f7b7e4772cf191db62Iran denies 3 senior al-Qaida figures based in the countryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8218a22a2f714faebb724c23efdc2aaeTue, 26 Jul 2016 07:31:59 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Tuesday denied claims by Washington that three senior al-Qaida figures are based in the Persian country, the official IRNA news agency reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8218a22a2f714faebb724c23efdc2aaeAP EXPLAINS: Is Trump's convention polling bump for real?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7bf37c184f46c88b8f37a940fc7636Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:30:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is talking about polls again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7bf37c184f46c88b8f37a940fc7636Somalia: Suicide car bomb at UN mine offices kills 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c91d57066f945558d7af9bcc4047842Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:25:23 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says a suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in Mogadishu, killing three other people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c91d57066f945558d7af9bcc4047842Kerry says world determined to stop NKorea's nuclear planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/721455404d10480e89e6f63019ddc6b7Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:54:52 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the international community is determined to let North Korea know that there will be "consequences" if it continues to pursue nuclear weapons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/721455404d10480e89e6f63019ddc6b7