FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:13:43 -07:00The Latest: Investigators probe mom's disappearance at seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8f671ce46af4b5a998b7d258b4d4a85Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:00:07 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the mystery surrounding a man who was rescued at sea after floating for a week on a life raft (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8f671ce46af4b5a998b7d258b4d4a85Lawsuit: ExxonMobil polluted river, ignored climate changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d31f643870f4766815cfa785f981dc4Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:15:05 GMTBOSTON (AP) — ExxonMobil is being sued by a Boston-based environmental group that says the company has polluted the Mystic River and failed to consider the potential impacts of climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d31f643870f4766815cfa785f981dc4Q&A: The data your car collects and who can use ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eddd18e436e44ca9aa8f3ea114add29dThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:20:13 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Your car knows more about you than you think.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eddd18e436e44ca9aa8f3ea114add29dUN in Afghanistan says 15 civilians killed in US air strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/378ec64e59e647c68e13b502dc45befdThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:58:43 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations in Afghanistan said on Thursday that an airstrike in the eastern province of Nangarhar near the Pakistan border killed at least 15 civilians and injured another 13.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/378ec64e59e647c68e13b502dc45befdIndia says it has struck militants across Kashmir frontierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c17ff4a88aab442394f08b98cfb76bf2Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:53:57 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India said Thursday it carried out "surgical strikes" against militants across the highly militarized frontier that divides the Kashmir region between India and Pakistan, in an exchange that escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c17ff4a88aab442394f08b98cfb76bf2Colombian president says Pope Francis will visit the country early next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b304068f539b4648b6e9fd88fd61d912Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:14:59 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian president says Pope Francis will visit the country early next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b304068f539b4648b6e9fd88fd61d912France nabs prosperous smuggler sneaking migrants to Britainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/375198052d7c4f1f8dadddc5fa870e73Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:14:01 GMTPARIS (AP) — French authorities have arrested and convicted a top smuggler and his accomplice who had reigned over desperate migrants trying to sneak to Britain, earning 300,000 pounds ($390,000) a month and hiding travelers amid onions to keep police off their trail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/375198052d7c4f1f8dadddc5fa870e73Judge orders former real estate mogul to pay creditors $286Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f639806b1a2416d9bc8979c923f2b3cThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:55:55 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. judge has ordered a former luxury real estate mogul to pay $286 million to the creditors of a Montana club for the ultrarich that he is accused of fleecing for personal gain before driving it into bankruptcy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f639806b1a2416d9bc8979c923f2b3cColombia president says Pope Francis to visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f86ab1aef88046d8980a0d35b8afbcccThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:54:26 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says Pope Francis will pay a visit to his country in the first quarter of next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f86ab1aef88046d8980a0d35b8afbcccPolice: Guard shoots man accused of trespassing at minehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1a25536b37a46058fd78dd8a7e40880Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:53:59 GMTOAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say a security guard at a mine has fatally shot a man in a confrontation over trespassing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1a25536b37a46058fd78dd8a7e40880China, Britain, France sign pact for new UK nuclear planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d158a13cff641c5814c5fde6389186cThu, 29 Sep 2016 15:59:18 GMTLONDON (AP) — Officials from China, Britain and France have attended a signing ceremony to mark the final approval for the construction of the new Hinkley Point nuclear power station in southwest England.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d158a13cff641c5814c5fde6389186cElectrics touted at Paris car show, but await their momenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1ef47c49e54b868fb380791eb418b7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:37:12 GMTPARIS (AP) — When will electric-powered cars become a practical choice for ordinary people? The question hangs in the air at the Paris auto show, where Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and General Motors are showing off electrics they hope are the on-ramp to a profitable future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1ef47c49e54b868fb380791eb418b7Kansas official strikes deal as contempt hearing loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/858e2556d45249a89ff7e165f96e9d5eThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:42:27 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (KOH'-bahk) has struck a deal with the American Civil Liberties Union that he hopes will help him avoid a contempt finding.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/858e2556d45249a89ff7e165f96e9d5eACC moves football championship game to Orlandohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9a4db38c7354a7eb377daa4f0d1c647Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:55:00 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The ACC is moving its 2016 football championship to Orlando's Camping World Stadium.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9a4db38c7354a7eb377daa4f0d1c647Family, friends of Marlins' Fernandez to attend funeral Masshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f8fee5b48aa49468cac1a7df741b022Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:35:47 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez were set to attend a private funeral Mass on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f8fee5b48aa49468cac1a7df741b022Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9a78968cbb464baa85a6c59c9d998bThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:13:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a First Amendment clash over the government's refusal to register offensive trademarks, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9a78968cbb464baa85a6c59c9d998bItaly's Novamont invests $112 million in biochemical planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7f367374eaa4890bea4e429addeadc1Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:01:11 GMTMILAN (AP) — The Italian biochemical company Novamont on Thursday unveiled the first plant in the world to make a chemical compound used in the production of plastics with renewable sources.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7f367374eaa4890bea4e429addeadc1Changes could come to East Coast monkfish businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7874f06e3cc0472d9fa56041dc4107daThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:38:46 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators are working on a new plan to manage the monkfish fishery on the East Coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7874f06e3cc0472d9fa56041dc4107daWR Bryant avoided Cowboys for 2 days, fearing news on kneehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b29a50943044e28fa18e2578ff37c0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:08:23 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant missed medical appointments and team meetings over two days away from the Dallas Cowboys this week as the star receiver tried to avoid bad news about his injured right knee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b29a50943044e28fa18e2578ff37c0ICC to look into Gabon situation at government's requesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a2c2202f38f48cbba3c1e1dcb4da1b1Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:54:57 GMTLIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she will conduct a preliminary investigation into the situation in Gabon, as requested by the government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a2c2202f38f48cbba3c1e1dcb4da1b1Train plows into New Jersey station; 1 dead, 100-plus hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d4acc072fb4a5c9e0dda596475d0afThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:35 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A crowded commuter train plowed into the bustling Hoboken station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d4acc072fb4a5c9e0dda596475d0afThe Latest: Teacher shot by teen a 13-year classroom veteranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b45c1af7c44903897b04277569be89Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:33 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a teenager who is accused of killing his father before shooting three people at a school in South Carolina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b45c1af7c44903897b04277569be89Damages awarded to man who suffered in jail with broken neckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4aeabe68f5940b3a70e43ce058b6939Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:06:51 GMTKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal jury has ruled that Tennessee's Knox County owes a former inmate $2,000 for each of the 70 days the man spent behind bars with an undiagnosed, untreated broken neck that caused him so much pain he considered killing himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4aeabe68f5940b3a70e43ce058b6939House lawmakers heap blistering criticism on Wells Fargo CEOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf27f4ebd9bd4d56bb15fd474e511fe4Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:08:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf27f4ebd9bd4d56bb15fd474e511fe43 states sue to block US ceding control of Internet grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9f15980e1de47ff8022b860fdd40629Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:10:08 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Three conservative states are suing the Obama administration in an attempt to block the U.S. government from ceding oversight of some of the internet's core systems.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9f15980e1de47ff8022b860fdd40629Scientists: World likely won't avoid dangerous warming markhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbb2644d33b64a25a7c5f6f80b7b8b68Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:10:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn't done, global temperatures will likely hit dangerous warming levels in about 35 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbb2644d33b64a25a7c5f6f80b7b8b68The Latest: McConnell says he chooses not to discuss Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bdbf767d5ce4bb7a1875d3d612d3755Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:37:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bdbf767d5ce4bb7a1875d3d612d3755Official says failure in Syria may leave Russia in quagmirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/814673ceb75e4d509a8d80539a73550dThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:47:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration official told lawmakers Thursday that the failure of a cease-fire in Syria poses serious consequences for Moscow and gives the United States leverage, an argument that drew a skeptical response from Republicans and Democrats.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/814673ceb75e4d509a8d80539a73550dRome's city council votes down 2024 Olympic bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e028dfb19447058809449d572e4086Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:46:20 GMTROME (AP) — As far as city leaders are concerned, Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics is finished.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e028dfb19447058809449d572e4086Neighbors anxious after Florida sinkhole contaminates waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e4cfbcd09e04856a0137b217d9de236Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:41:40 GMTMULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Neighbors of an unplugged sinkhole sending contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste cascading into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful, and fuming that it took three weeks for them to be notified about the disaster.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e4cfbcd09e04856a0137b217d9de236The Latest: UN: Number of besieged in Syria nears 1 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b501176d4324884b54430746b84e465Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:10:46 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b501176d4324884b54430746b84e465Russia accuses US of siding with 'terrorists' in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c737017d7c7b476fb2ba789f80ae2076Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:08:43 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials accused the U.S. on Thursday of siding with "terrorists" in Syria, in a sign of escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington amid the battle for Aleppo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c737017d7c7b476fb2ba789f80ae2076Police investigate apparent murder-suicide in College Parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be96148ac9f54b2d8093b87af233a4b9Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:07:10 GMTCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say two people are dead in what appears to be a murder-suicide in College Park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be96148ac9f54b2d8093b87af233a4b9McConnell: Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7faf0cd9c811471eaf6eee2cbbbca0baThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:39:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican Thursday warned that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama's veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have "unintended ramifications" and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the measure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7faf0cd9c811471eaf6eee2cbbbca0baRedstone push is on to reunite CBS and Viacomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/599ac4f1d424426a95e04d49680f0faaThu, 29 Sep 2016 17:08:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Media mogul Sumner Redstone is pushing for a reunion between CBS and Viacom, more than a decade after they went their separate ways.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/599ac4f1d424426a95e04d49680f0faaTrain crashes into New Jersey station; 1 dead, 100-plus hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cd216fda9a24fb7a8a2d28c79bf5da8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:41:30 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A crowded commuter train crashed into the bustling Hoboken station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cd216fda9a24fb7a8a2d28c79bf5da8Teen's mother 'shocked and saddened' by school shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec4622fafaf14783b65d4f70890847dcThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:15:13 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The mother of a teen accused of killing his father and wounding two students and a teacher at a rural South Carolina elementary school says his family is "shocked and saddened."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec4622fafaf14783b65d4f70890847dcThe Latest: Reid advises Trump to avoid infidelity issuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfad6704fa9f4a3296bf0ee9fe2ee143Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfad6704fa9f4a3296bf0ee9fe2ee143Obama saw override coming, but still it stunghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e4ebc530a4d4efc852ca8188529fde2Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:56:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House saw it coming, but still it stung.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e4ebc530a4d4efc852ca8188529fde231-pound hotel cat loved by guests despite its weight battlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d769d5e725c46a28bf45968194aa33eThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:29:53 GMTWATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — A 31-pound cat who greets visitors at a New Hampshire resort is winning over guests and internet viewers alike as he deals with a metabolism issue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d769d5e725c46a28bf45968194aa33eThe Latest: German, Turkish leaders decry Aleppo violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d875afd641ee4544835c44b41c4822f0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:27:05 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d875afd641ee4544835c44b41c4822f0Federal judge sides with conservationists in red wolf fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d986b49991954707847990e40da460c3Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:01:36 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge said that federal wildlife officials have failed to protect the world's only wild population of red wolves in a preliminary ruling that restricts the government's ability to remove the animals from private property.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d986b49991954707847990e40da460c3Kerry: US on verge of ending Syria talks with Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cbfe63dba7943098b7c3251770b2ba2Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:39:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is on the verge of ending Syria talks with Russia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cbfe63dba7943098b7c3251770b2ba2Palestinian dies in Islamic Jihad tunnel in Gaza 'accident'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d96e2263055845ae91ad298bac859c40Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:05:05 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Gaza Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed in an accident while working in a "military tunnel" used by Islamic Jihad, a Palestinian militant group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d96e2263055845ae91ad298bac859c40Sisters found dead in villa on African islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3856d1c37c645d58704e29d29795307Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:48 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man says his family has been given little information on how his two sisters died while vacationing on a tropical African island.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3856d1c37c645d58704e29d29795307UN rights council seeks greater monitoring of Yemen abuseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/335a047c345643fbb355719703f341c8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:06:13 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Human Rights Council has called for greater U.N. monitoring of rights abuses in war-torn Yemen, but overlooked calls for an independent probe of abuses amid airstrikes by a Saudi-led, Western-backed coalition blamed for the deaths of hundreds of civilians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/335a047c345643fbb355719703f341c8World figures to attend funeral of Israel's Shimon Pereshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e46470c8fe584baf8c507b9748aecc39Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:32:12 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The following world figures have confirmed attendance at Shimon Peres' funeral in Jerusalem on Friday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e46470c8fe584baf8c507b9748aecc39Russia accuses US of threatening support for nuclear attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c19ff35a399c4eacbd143ec64bd68832Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:29:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry is accusing the Pentagon of making a veiled threat to back its allies in an attack on Russia with nuclear weapons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c19ff35a399c4eacbd143ec64bd68832WHY IT MATTERS: Russia looms as key issue for United Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb1ccc2731fb46599d351c79d098448fThu, 29 Sep 2016 17:00:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Russia cannot be ignored. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has never posed such a vexing problem to U.S. policymakers as it does now. From Eastern Europe to the Middle East and increasingly Asia and the Americas, Russia is making its voice heard and its presence felt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb1ccc2731fb46599d351c79d098448fThe Latest: Pelosi says Democrats can still capture Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f60eccd5df4e4ef8bafb6c0f9c71e964Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:25:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f60eccd5df4e4ef8bafb6c0f9c71e964