FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Jan 2017 01:08:39 -08:00Philadelphia bars employers from requesting salary history, 24 Jan 2017 05:44:04 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women. group partners with different kind of soup kitchen, 24 Jan 2017 05:39:47 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The restaurateurs behind a popular doughnuts and fried chicken chain in Philadelphia have found a valuable use for their discarded chicken backs: making soup for charity. budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearing, 24 Jan 2017 08:40:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, faces a Senate panel on Tuesday where lawmakers will seek clues on the new administration's plans for tackling intractable budget deficits. stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mount, 24 Jan 2017 06:15:12 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday as uncertainty mounted over U.S. President Donald Trump's trade and regulatory policies. panel postpones votes on Energy, Interior nominees, 24 Jan 2017 05:58:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has postponed a meeting that had been scheduled for Tuesday to vote on the nominations of Ryan Zinke and Rick Perry to head the departments of Interior and Energy. Airways parent company says its CEO is leaving, 24 Jan 2017 08:09:21 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Etihad Airways said on Tuesday that the CEO of its parent company, who led an aggressive multi-year buying spree that saw the Mideast carrier snap up stakes in airlines from Europe to Australia, is leaving. Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?, 24 Jan 2017 08:58:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass. strip club owner gets probation in waste dumping case, 24 Jan 2017 08:22:42 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man convicted of illegally dumping human waste into a harbor from a floating strip club he was operating has been spared serving prison time. hits game-winner as Thunder beat Jazz 97-95, 24 Jan 2017 07:28:35 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook sure looked like an All-Star starter., Roddick joining International Tennis Hall of Fame, 24 Jan 2017 06:10:25 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick have been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. set to restore power to much Hawaii's Lanai Island, 24 Jan 2017 08:47:41 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Crews are on track to restore power to 1,575 Lanai City customers late Monday night, but 125 customers in the Manele area will likely go without power overnight, Maui Electric Co. said. from boats in Myanmar, Rohingya fish on rafts of junk, 24 Jan 2017 08:02:33 GMTTHA PYAY TAW, Myanmar (AP) — Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic jugs, bamboo and twine, just steps away from the sturdy and much safer wooden boats they had used for years. governor eyes fast return to work after collapse, 24 Jan 2017 06:11:06 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's top staffer said he was OK and planned to return to work Tuesday after he collapsed during his State of the State speech. There's no stopping Matt Ryan and the Falcons, 24 Jan 2017 07:08:46 GMTThere's no stopping Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mount, 24 Jan 2017 08:50:42 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global financial markets were mixed Tuesday as uncertainty mounted over President Donald Trump's trade and regulatory policies. courts business, labor in delicate balancing act, 24 Jan 2017 08:43:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's opening work day offered a look at his tricky balancing act between American businesses and the working-class voters who propelled his march to the White House. army: 3 suspected rebels killed in Kashmir fighting, 24 Jan 2017 08:46:03 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army says three militants were killed in two gunbattles with government forces in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir. Romanian businessman jailed for bribing judges dies, 24 Jan 2017 08:27:57 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Dan Adamescu, one of Romania's richest businessmen serving a prison sentence for bribery, has died. He was 68.'s Lanai Island dark after windstorm knocks out power, 24 Jan 2017 07:23:16 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai remained without electrical service Monday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles over the weekend. court confirms life sentence for journalist, 24 Jan 2017 07:59:02 GMTBISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A court in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for an ethnic Uzbek journalist in a case that has drawn international criticism.'s pick for health secretary faces new Senate hearing, 24 Jan 2017 08:26:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary. of artist colony leader apologizes about deadly blaze, 24 Jan 2017 07:52:41 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The wife of the founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death in a fire last month says she's sorry about what happened but is angry about what she called "pretty terrible" treatment by the media and ex-neighbors. Williams, Nadal, look to book Australian Open semis, 24 Jan 2017 08:16:44 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Open quarterfinalists Serena Williams and Johanna Konta have never met on a tennis court, but Konta knows the American well — from watching Williams play when the Australian-born British player was a youngster and in her teens. Williams to meet Vandeweghe in Australian semifinals, 24 Jan 2017 07:25:38 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Venus Williams has reached her 21st Grand Slam semifinal, her first at the Australian Open in 14 years. probes alleged gun smuggling by peacekeeping unit, 24 Jan 2017 08:36:13 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities in Indonesia are investigating allegations of weapons smuggling by dozens of its peacekeepers who were arrested in Sudan, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. livestream says 'He Will Not Divide Us', 24 Jan 2017 05:55:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shia LaBeouf wants you to know: "He will not divide us." pigeons take flight in Iraq's Mosul as militants retreat, 24 Jan 2017 06:09:16 GMTMOSUL, Iraq (AP) — For the first time in over two years, flocks of white and grey pigeons can be seen circling Mosul's rooftops. mulls more administrative detentions, as numbers rise, 24 Jan 2017 06:08:31 GMTSILWAD, West Bank (AP) — High school student Hamza Hamad spent 10 months in an Israeli jail for alleged links to the Islamic militant Hamas group, but was never charged with a crime. Cup: Jordan Thompson to make debut for Australia, 24 Jan 2017 08:22:00 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jordan Thompson will make his debut for Australia when the team takes on Czech Republic in a Davis Cup opening-round tie at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club from Feb. 3-5. hits game-winner as Thunder beat Jazz 97-95., 24 Jan 2017 06:00:09 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook sure looked like an All-Star starter. avalanche death toll climbs to 12 with 17 missing, 24 Jan 2017 07:21:15 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The death toll from an avalanche in central Italy has climbed to 12, with 17 people still missing under a mountain resort buried by tons of snow and rubble., Bernier lift Ducks over Jets 3-2, 24 Jan 2017 05:42:33 GMTWINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf has seen the future. And it's on the power play. to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact, 24 Jan 2017 07:33:52 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as promised, is prompting other member countries to seek ways to salvage the trade pact. and 'La La Land' ready for their Oscar close-ups, 24 Jan 2017 07:52:21 GMTAfter two straight years of all-white acting nominees and an overhauling of the motion picture academy, the Oscars were poised to trend in a different direction Tuesday. deports 26 rejected Afghan asylum-seekers, 24 Jan 2017 08:47:14 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported 26 Afghan migrants as part of the government's efforts to increase the number of rejected asylum-seekers leaving the country after an influx of more than 1 million migrants in the last two years.'s Supreme Court set to rule on Brexit case, 24 Jan 2017 07:52:31 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court will rule Tuesday on whether the prime minister or Parliament has the right to trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European Union. Latest: Wawrinka advances to Australian Open semifinals, 24 Jan 2017 06:34:00 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open (all times local): scores 4 goals in 3rd, Sharks beat Avalanche 5-2, 24 Jan 2017 06:03:54 GMTDENVER (AP) — Patrick Marleau had a third period to remember: Four shots and four goals., executive orders _ a Trump glossary, 24 Jan 2017 08:21:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It's the first full work week for the Trump administration, and the talk is all about emoluments, executive orders, a border tax, TPP and much more. in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns, 24 Jan 2017 08:55:07 GMTBEIJING (AP) — People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence.'s bridge-building eclipsed by false voter fraud claim, 24 Jan 2017 08:36:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to build bridges and push through his agenda were overshadowed once again with his continued fixation on the election and more false claims. postpones sentencing of PG&E in case tied to blast, 24 Jan 2017 08:33:46 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge says he is inclined to require Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to mention its convictions in ads and have employees do thousands of hours of community service as part of its sentence in a criminal case stemming from a deadly natural gas explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area. came up short at majors, but proud of longevity, 24 Jan 2017 08:15:42 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open, reached the final of Wimbledon three times and was a fixture in the top 10 for much of his career. Still, he didn't think his induction in the International Tennis Hall of Fame was a sure thing. Transit warns riders to be prepared for crawling commute, 24 Jan 2017 07:53:27 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit officials warned riders to be prepared for a crowded, crawling Tuesday morning commute due to earlier weather-related damage., Holiday lead Pelicans past Cavs 124-122, 24 Jan 2017 06:14:34 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — LeBron James stroked his beard as he sat in his locker and tried to make sense of Cleveland's recent slide.'Get up. We've got to get out': Storms kill 20 in the South, 24 Jan 2017 08:42:36 GMTADEL, Ga. (AP) — Bonnie and Wayne Collier were jolted awake in their mobile home by a cellphone weather alert early Sunday. They jumped up, turned on the TV, saw a tornado warning and decided to run. 2 Kansas faces No. 4 Kentucky in marquee game this week, 24 Jan 2017 07:13:51 GMTKansas has been the hottest team in the country, reeling off 18 straight wins since its season-opening loss to Indiana. The Jayhawks are up to No. 2 in the AP Top 25 and have positioned themselves for a 13th straight Big 12 title. scores in OT, Coyotes hand Panthers 4th straight loss, 24 Jan 2017 06:15:35 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — With their All-Star goalie off his game, the Arizona Coyotes needed others to come up big Monday night. rocky start, second day of Syria talks in Kazakhstan, 24 Jan 2017 08:58:56 GMTASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Syria pressed on with efforts Tuesday to shore up a shaky cease-fire between the Damascus government and its allies and rebel factions, as he shuttled between delegates from the two sides on the second day of peace talks in Kazakhstan. of artist colony leader sorry about deadly blaze, 24 Jan 2017 08:17:35 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The longtime partner of the founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death in a fire last month says she's sorry about what happened but is angry about what she called "pretty terrible" treatment by the media and ex-neighbors.