FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:03:12 -07:00Ex-police officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f91f9eb3f3d42358643750a609edb33Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:04:39 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer is facing sentencing after he was convicted in a murder-for-hire case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f91f9eb3f3d42358643750a609edb33UK nuclear power project faces union protests, delayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823e161012a54135b723b2b8478b2107Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:35:03 GMTPARIS (AP) — French unions are protesting against energy giant EDF's approval of a major nuclear power plant project in southwest England, saying it puts the country's nuclear sector at risk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823e161012a54135b723b2b8478b2107Migration group: Over 3,000 died trying Med crossing in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/117b85b23d284b9f9146f5e14348b0a9Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:42:14 GMTGENEVA (AP) — A leading migration group says more than 3,000 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, nearly a 60-percent increase from this time in 2015.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/117b85b23d284b9f9146f5e14348b0a93 top figures jailed for Anglo Irish Bank accounting fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1735b44152e43e98544492dc4dc6f9eFri, 29 Jul 2016 10:50:51 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — Three former senior bankers have been imprisoned for their roles in hiding billions in losses at the defunct Anglo Irish Bank, the biggest accounting fraud in Irish corporate history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1735b44152e43e98544492dc4dc6f9eGerman Pokemon fan irks trailer resident in small hourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1257c58d7831404197800ad8add6a936Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:42:45 GMTBERLIN (AP) — An 18-year-old "Pokemon Go" fan in Germany was sure where and when to find virtual monsters: a mobile home in a small provincial town in the small hours.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1257c58d7831404197800ad8add6a936US growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8b70d1d675547db8350ed8f59fa01a1Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:48:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Fears about China, shrunken oil prices and turbulent markets held the U.S. economy to a sluggish pace at the start of the year. But the gloom seems to have lifted.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8b70d1d675547db8350ed8f59fa01a1Father of fallen Muslim soldier blasts Trump at conventionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9351eb5d2244b9998ec1ee84b74893fFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:48:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq posed a question to Donald Trump: Have you read the Constitution?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9351eb5d2244b9998ec1ee84b74893fIndia re-imposes curfew in Kashmir city, but clashes persisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19be1f4f813c49649152d6e09adb8735Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:22:40 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities re-imposed a curfew to prevent a protest march to the main mosque in Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city Friday, but fresh street demonstrations and clashes still occurred amid outrage over the killing of a top rebel leader earlier this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19be1f4f813c49649152d6e09adb8735Remains of Korean War POW headed to New York for burialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d44eab640f9c4825a126df93640872b8Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:58:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The remains of a U.S. soldier from Long Island who died while in captivity during the Korean War have been identified and are being returned to New York for burial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d44eab640f9c4825a126df93640872b8Merck beats 2Q profit forecasts, lowers guidancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e324568941345619fe2c4080dc76030Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:40:41 GMTKENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Slightly higher sales and substantial cost-cutting by Merck & Co. boosted second-quarter profit 75 percent, but the drugmaker lowered its financial forecast for the year, citing higher restructuring costs in the quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e324568941345619fe2c4080dc76030Police: 1 San Diego officer has died, another remains in surgery following shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca470df7ffa844acbd8f2982e6b5ce13Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:30:34 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Police: 1 San Diego officer has died, another remains in surgery following shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca470df7ffa844acbd8f2982e6b5ce13The Latest: Police: 1 San Diego officer dead another injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d15a1721f4c4695b39f37fb00645d83Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:33:09 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of police officers in San Diego. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d15a1721f4c4695b39f37fb00645d83The Latest: 3-time Olympic canoeing champ Kovacs retireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4da586af3b5b421e9b5bf46901b10accFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:44:56 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4da586af3b5b421e9b5bf46901b10accStrike disrupts Air France flights amid summer vacationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c766b6e791bd467cb718b6c551111d68Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:23:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — Air France has cancelled 10 percent of its long-distance flights Friday, during a period of high traffic due to summer vacations, because of a strike by cabin crew.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c766b6e791bd467cb718b6c551111d68Pope visits Auschwitz in silence, meets survivorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f56d22fe2f95497790dae831aca341a8Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:25:03 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler's forces killed more than 1 million people, most of them Jews.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f56d22fe2f95497790dae831aca341a8Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab74b88bc748469e9047036677036ccfFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:20:38 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing, an accusation the prosecutors deny.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab74b88bc748469e9047036677036ccfThe Latest: Pope visit: Village priest reads psalm in Polishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4858de8a21ee43ed9bea0fd2e928091dFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:15:30 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4858de8a21ee43ed9bea0fd2e928091d10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86ed2c2d86484bedad6451d60628cfd2Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:54:40 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86ed2c2d86484bedad6451d60628cfd2Bikini-clad Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f045952240b044b487cd959ab285e0f8Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:36:16 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f045952240b044b487cd959ab285e0f8WikiLeaks, NSA leaker Edward Snowden clash on Twitterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f149383c2ea9441f9f18a8b56f474012Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:58:32 GMTPARIS (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and transparency website WikiLeaks are clashing over how best to handle the publication of sensitive data, a spat played out over Twitter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f149383c2ea9441f9f18a8b56f474012Police: 1 San Diego cop killed, another wounded in shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bb4c9af1fb9479b810022e77fd43b01Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:47:55 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — One police officer died and another was wounded after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood, authorities said early Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bb4c9af1fb9479b810022e77fd43b01Indian politician arrested for insulting female leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31d16806b39243cf8a4b684fe6200cc0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:35:23 GMTPATNA, India (AP) — Indian police on Friday arrested a Hindu nationalist leader on charges alleging he insulted a senior female politician by describing her as "worse than a prostitute."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31d16806b39243cf8a4b684fe6200cc0Libya's UN-backed council says oil terminals have reopenedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c7636a0ac2546e6bad5f57f864f5a82Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:27:23 GMTBENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's U.N.-brokered presidency council has announced the reopening of the country's vital oil terminals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c7636a0ac2546e6bad5f57f864f5a82Syrian activists: US-led coalition strikes kill 28 civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a1947a55b08455b8d6928a4126da407Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:42:28 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition targeting a village in northern Syria held by the Islamic State group killed 28 civilians, including seven children, Syrian activists said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a1947a55b08455b8d6928a4126da407Are Swedes having less sex? The government wants to knowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92f7299e54804d52a412df257b64f40aFri, 29 Jul 2016 10:35:32 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish government is launching a major study of the sex lives of the country's citizens after reports that lovemaking is on the wane.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92f7299e54804d52a412df257b64f40aUN must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8243bfe204274c35856cd1771a64dc6dFri, 29 Jul 2016 10:59:26 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ten relief organizations working in South Sudan say the U.N. should urgently improve its peacekeeping mission in the country to protect civilians and help deliver aid to civilians affected by the country's civil war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8243bfe204274c35856cd1771a64dc6dCharleston to review treatment of carriage horses, muleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5189787e1e4c4fae41524e52d998a0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:24:37 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston officials say the city plans to review rules governing the treatment of carriage horses and mules after it received complaints about the animals working in the heat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5189787e1e4c4fae41524e52d998a0The Latest: Envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors to UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/948af629af9e470892e2048e18aa6896Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:23:45 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/948af629af9e470892e2048e18aa6896Police Chief: 2nd San Diego officer shot expected to survive after other officer diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4c8137880b418d940ed81278b9db31Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:34:51 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Police Chief: 2nd San Diego officer shot expected to survive after other officer died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4c8137880b418d940ed81278b9db31Asheville police cite activists who protested shooting deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fbdaa832edb47598e4bc8be72c0841eFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:41:38 GMTASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are delivering citations to activists who protested the shooting death of a black man by an Asheville officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fbdaa832edb47598e4bc8be72c0841eRound 2 of PGA in the rain at Baltusrolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d053d8da7ab401cb506dc79ab8395daFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:15:13 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The weather matched the mood of Dustin Johnson and others trying to make up ground Friday in the PGA Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d053d8da7ab401cb506dc79ab8395daDonations keep iconic Queen Elizabeth I portrait in Britainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b53ca0bc4e54b67ba1eeb3fae8262c1Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:18:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — A rare 16th-century portrait of Queen Elizabeth I will become public property after an appeal raised 10 million pounds ($13 million) to keep it in Britain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b53ca0bc4e54b67ba1eeb3fae8262c1The Latest: Manafort: "Midnight" due to "Obama-Clinton"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d4776f784f544cda6ecea0995a00910Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:55:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d4776f784f544cda6ecea0995a00910UN envoy for Syria offers 'suggestion' to Russia: Leave Aleppo humanitarian corridors to the United Nationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b6a5c205a6f4c8ab761f4f103acdce5Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:14:12 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UN envoy for Syria offers 'suggestion' to Russia: Leave Aleppo humanitarian corridors to the United Nations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b6a5c205a6f4c8ab761f4f103acdce5Eurozone likely to see another stimulus as growth halveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da9833a6421049d69f92d11d07656d8cFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:58:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — It seems that the strong start to the year was another false dawn for the eurozone economy and that the European Central Bank will have more to do in the months ahead to shore up growth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da9833a6421049d69f92d11d07656d8cTourist numbers to Spain jump 12 pct in first half of 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5318c5ecae74c50899e942fdde539c3Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:27:15 GMTMADRID (AP) — The number of tourists visiting Spain jumped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, as a mix of economic concerns and fears of extremist attacks continued to drive foreigners away from rival Mediterranean destinations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5318c5ecae74c50899e942fdde539c3Merck beats 2Q profit forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f230ac9844824ac2a30df9eb7c12d2dfFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:01:34 GMTKENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. (MRK) on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.21 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f230ac9844824ac2a30df9eb7c12d2dfPolice: 2 San Diego police officers shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c301f5f04c457ba5f66fe1701244b2Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:04:16 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Two police officers have been shot in a San Diego neighborhood, and a suspect is reportedly in custody, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c301f5f04c457ba5f66fe1701244b2Hong Kong groups want unlikely China exit as election loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4758f434f0cf4277846a8ff462048cf4Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:53:55 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Britain had its Brexit. Now some in Hong Kong are dreaming of their own version.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4758f434f0cf4277846a8ff462048cf4AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45fd1c734d8d447b8244ad3fcc0597feFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:43:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45fd1c734d8d447b8244ad3fcc0597feAzerbaijan's TV channel shut down over Turkey coup coveragehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd9b3a0977ca4977a2052f5cd87249d3Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:28:54 GMTBAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A court in Azerbaijan has ordered a local private television station to close because of its coverage of an attempted coup in Turkey earlier this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd9b3a0977ca4977a2052f5cd87249d3DC Metro train derails, 1 passenger evaluated for injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02feb303dc7141d4899f203da2db7cdaFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:18:14 GMTARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia and fire officials say one of about 75 passengers on the train is being evaluated for a minor injury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02feb303dc7141d4899f203da2db7cdaDC Metro train derails, 2 passengers evaluated for injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e96f38939b1b4dca95abc2f73397308cFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:42:10 GMTARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia and fire officials say two of about 75 passengers on the train are being evaluated for minor injuries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e96f38939b1b4dca95abc2f73397308cGermany: Russian hooligans convicted of assaulting Spaniardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0747c86d5f3c4f63a39230cf251446d7Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:09:08 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German court has convicted four Russian men and handed them suspended prison sentences of up to a year after they attacked Spanish tourists during a stop in Cologne on their way home from soccer's European Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0747c86d5f3c4f63a39230cf251446d7New mothers, get babies to the breast faster, UNICEF sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f1fed1864fe4ff99daa77de999195c0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:14:06 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UNICEF is urging mothers to do more to start breastfeeding their newborns within an hour of birth, saying breast milk is a baby's "first vaccine."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f1fed1864fe4ff99daa77de999195c0The Latest: Police: 2nd officer shot expected to survivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9731d4559174f349cf496924f103f34Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:36:24 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of police officers in San Diego. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9731d4559174f349cf496924f103f34Police: Boy critically hurt after falling from moving bushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30d833195ed14326b731d583826cf395Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:59:03 GMTEDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a New York boy was hospitalized after he fell from the window of a moving bus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30d833195ed14326b731d583826cf395Vietnam says Taiwan firm's pollution affected 200,000 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8198657c768546deba26908535c582d9Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:48:04 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Toxic waste discharged from a Taiwanese-owned steel complex in central Vietnam harmed the livelihoods of more than 200,000 people, including 41,000 fishermen, the Vietnamese government said in tallying the damage from what it has called the country's worst environmental disaster.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8198657c768546deba26908535c582d9Deputies: Florida man used dirty pool to baptize boyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c84b5459ab9400e95c937455c5c52caFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:06:22 GMTDELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man is accused of throwing an 11-year-old boy he was taking care of into a swimming pool filled with algae and bugs because God asked him to baptize the child.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c84b5459ab9400e95c937455c5c52caRabat zoo seeks answers after elephant kills girl with stonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1995a2df9b594e609c86aa273ce5216bFri, 29 Jul 2016 11:40:16 GMTPARIS (AP) — Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone in the direction of visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1995a2df9b594e609c86aa273ce5216b