FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Feb 2017 04:10:28 -08:00Iranian hard-line newspapers criticize Farhadi's Oscar win, 28 Feb 2017 11:24:22 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Two Iranian hard-line newspapers have criticized Asghar Farhadi's best foreign film Oscar, claiming "politics" brought him the award. Conway kneels on Oval Office couch, sparks debate, 28 Feb 2017 11:18:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion. Latest: Trump suggests leaving many fed jobs unfilled, 28 Feb 2017 12:05:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): says Iran rebounds after nuclear deal, but danger looms, 28 Feb 2017 10:47:34 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's economy rebounded out of a recession after the nuclear deal with world powers, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, though uncertainty over future sanctions and problems plaguing the country's domestic banks could cause fiscal trouble ahead.'s Emperor Akihito on first-ever visit to Vietnam, 28 Feb 2017 11:06:11 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday for a visit to promote goodwill and soothe some of the wounds of World War II by meeting with the abandoned wives of former Japanese soldiers. Latest: Trump to order review of Obama rule on waterways, 28 Feb 2017 10:54:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): apologizes for Oscars best picture gaffe, 28 Feb 2017 11:18:59 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is apologizing to the cast and crews of the films "La La Land" and "Moonlight" for the mistaken announcement of the best picture winner during Sunday night's Oscars award ceremony. budget chief: could use part of oil tax to finance EU, 28 Feb 2017 10:31:55 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's budget chief is suggesting that member countries could in the future put aside a portion of their tax revenues from oil to help finance the bloc. leader kills protest bill after widespread criticism, 28 Feb 2017 09:32:23 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The speaker of the Arizona House said he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges, a move prompted by widespread criticism that the legislation sought to limit First Amendment rights. Singaporean says UK treated her 'like a terrorist', 28 Feb 2017 10:15:03 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — A Singaporean grandmother who was deported from Britain because her immigration status had lapsed said Tuesday that police treated her "like a terrorist" before putting her on a plane back to Asia. Aramco inks $7 billion deal for Malaysian oil venture, 28 Feb 2017 12:06:39 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Oil giant Saudi Aramco signed a $7 billion deal Tuesday to take a 50 percent stake in a mega Malaysian oil refinery project, in a pact expected to help Saudi Arabia increase trade in Southeast Asia. would you change France? Voters in downbeat town respond, 28 Feb 2017 11:47:18 GMTCREPY-EN-VALOIS, France (AP) — A handwritten sign invited market-goers in Crepy-en-Valois, a down-and-out town north of Paris, to make their voices heard ahead of France's pivotal presidential election. jihadists attack northern Burkina Faso towns, 28 Feb 2017 09:34:10 GMTOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities in Burkina Faso say suspected jihadists have attacked two communities in the north while an international film festival takes place in the capital. tycoon stresses over Vancouver project with Trump, 28 Feb 2017 09:28:00 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian property developer Tiah Joo Kim got way more than he bargained for when he signed a licensing deal to use the Trump brand on the Trump International Hotel and Tower that is opening this week in the Canadian city of Vancouver. ordering review of Obama rule protecting small streams, 28 Feb 2017 10:07:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution. militants get death sentence for killing Japanese, 28 Feb 2017 09:24:29 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Five members of a banned militant group were sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court Tuesday for involvement in the slaying of a Japanese agricultural researcher two years ago. Phil interview of face-biting suspect to be released, 28 Feb 2017 11:35:27 GMTSTUART, Fla. (AP) — An unaired interview Dr. Phil McGraw had with a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and chewing on the dead man's face is expected to be released. Things to Know for Today, 28 Feb 2017 11:02:43 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.'s next for Samsung as executives face criminal charges?, 28 Feb 2017 11:31:42 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Five Samsung executives, including the company's 48-year-old billionaire heir, will stand trial in the coming months on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a massive scandal that toppled South Korea's president. talks restart in Greece as big repayment dates loom, 28 Feb 2017 10:28:01 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Talks between bailout inspectors and the Greek government have resumed in Athens after a months-long delays caused by disagreements over austerity measures. Korean diplomats in Malaysia to seek Kim's brother's body, 28 Feb 2017 11:54:53 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A high-level North Korean delegation arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday seeking the body of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, the victim of a nerve-agent attack that many suspect the North itself of orchestrating. police raid sites linked to radical mosque in Berlin, 28 Feb 2017 09:18:59 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German police are searching dozens of sites across Berlin linked to a mosque visited by the truck attacker Anis Amri, who killed 12 people in December. to be held for Briton killed in South African attack, 28 Feb 2017 11:01:55 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mourners in South Africa plan to hold a funeral for a British woman who was allegedly tortured before being killed by attackers at her farm. black colleges push for financial support, 28 Feb 2017 10:22:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents from a majority of the country's historically black colleges and universities are in Washington this week, calling for $25 billion in the upcoming budget to help address priorities including infrastructure, college readiness and financial aid as President Trump prepares to sign an executive order aimed at signaling his commitment to the schools. of US-based Turk hacker leads to Austrian intel fight, 28 Feb 2017 11:06:27 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Austria's intelligence services should be celebrating a success in tracking down a U.S.-based Turkish hacker who attacked several government websites. Instead, they are embroiled in a dispute over who should be handling the probe. volcano erupts in fiery show of lava in eastern Sicily, 28 Feb 2017 10:53:27 GMTROME (AP) — Mount Etna has erupted in a fiery show of lava in eastern Sicily. intel investigates report of US-based Turk hacker, 28 Feb 2017 10:07:55 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Austria's domestic intelligence service says it is investigating a report that a U.S-based Turkish activist is responsible for a series of cyberattacks on Austrian organizations. forces begin evacuating 9 settler homes in West Bank, 28 Feb 2017 11:29:00 GMTOFRA, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces began evacuating nine homes in the West Bank settlement of Ofra on Tuesday, following a Supreme Court decision that ruled they were built on private Palestinian land. 8,000 flee as Iraqi forces fight IS in western Mosul, 28 Feb 2017 11:26:23 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Since Iraqi government forces launched the push to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group last week, about 8,000 people have fled from that part of the city and surrounding villages, the U.N. humanitarian aid agency said Tuesday. police arrest 22 over riot in coastal city, 28 Feb 2017 11:50:35 GMTPORT SAID, Egypt (AP) — Security officials say police have arrested 22 people after hundreds went on a rampage in Egypt's coastal city of Port Said to protest death sentences for 10 residents for their part in a deadly 2012 soccer riot. names Tatiana Calderon as development driver, 28 Feb 2017 10:31:52 GMTMONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Formula One team Sauber has named Tatiana Calderon of Colombia as a development driver. Latest: Trump says Obama behind some political protests, 28 Feb 2017 11:53:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): judge says Tunisia police 'shambolic' during beach attack, 28 Feb 2017 11:38:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British coroner says the Tunisian police response to a deadly gun attack on the beach resort of Sousse was "at best shambolic, at worst cowardly." Latest: Trump denies 'major leak process' at White House, 28 Feb 2017 11:31:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): Syrian pro-government forces near IS-held Palmyra, 28 Feb 2017 10:00:55 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say pro-government forces have reached the outskirts of Palmyra in their push to drive Islamic State militants from the ancient town. university riled by lecturers' criticism of government, 28 Feb 2017 11:28:55 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Rights groups are urging a university to drop an investigation of a group of lecturers who criticized Thailand's military junta, calling the university's response an attack on free speech and academic freedom. fashion fuels vast illicit profits, sea of human misery, 28 Feb 2017 10:38:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — In a warehouse at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport, a border officer pulls open a cardboard box he suspects contains contraband goods. Bingo — his instincts are rewarded. rattles Wall Street with weak quarter, outlook, 28 Feb 2017 11:47:16 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $817 million. $5 million African leadership award this year, group says, 28 Feb 2017 11:28:49 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Once again, there is no winner of a $5 million award for African leadership. dead, 2 injured in plane that hits houses in California, 28 Feb 2017 09:37:41 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire, authorities said.'Biggest Loser' host Bob Harper 'better' after heart attack, 28 Feb 2017 11:52:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "Biggest Loser" host Bob Harper says he's "feeling better" and "taking it easy" two weeks after suffering a heart attack. court rejects bid to nix tariffs on Chinese solar panels, 28 Feb 2017 11:30:36 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — A European Union court has dismissed a bid by 26 companies to annul anti-dumping tariffs imposed by the bloc on Chinese solar panels more than three years ago. black colleges pushing for financial support, 28 Feb 2017 10:13:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of presidents from the country's historically black colleges and universities are in Washington to meet with Trump administration and Republican officials, seeking policy changes and funding they hope will benefit their schools. marks crackdown anniversary amid China tensions, 28 Feb 2017 10:40:07 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday the island's democracy is mature enough to handle a thorough investigation into a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters 70 years ago, an event seen as a rallying point by those who reject China's claim to the self-governing island. things analysts and investors want to hear in Trump speech, 28 Feb 2017 11:54:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Economists and investors will be looking for one thing above all from President Donald Trump's speech to the nation Tuesday night: president apologizes to Germany over beheading, 28 Feb 2017 10:36:20 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has apologized to Germany for failing to stop the beheading of a German hostage by Muslim militants and said a massive offensive backed by fighter jets against the extremists was underway. Chambers of Commerce offers Brexit wish list, 28 Feb 2017 11:31:49 GMTLONDON (AP) — The British Chambers of Commerce is urging the U.K. government to put forward a clear timetable for Brexit, arguing that the break from the European Union should be delayed if a trade deal remains incomplete at the end of the two-year time frame for negotiations. truck serves highway lunch for stranded Seattle drivers, 28 Feb 2017 11:29:51 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A taco truck that became stranded in a massive Seattle traffic jam came to the rescue of hungry drivers by opening up and serving lunch on the interstate. looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress, 28 Feb 2017 10:10:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. His allies hope it will help him move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that he has dealt with so far. takes on entrenched practice of Washington leaks, 28 Feb 2017 12:06:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wanted to crack down on leaks last week, he collected his aides' cell phones to check for communication with reporters. The crackdown quickly leaked.