FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Oct 2016 10:45:56 -07:00Mana fighting for sea turtles with clothing line, 28 Oct 2016 16:34:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Mexican rock band Mana is expanding its fight to save endangered sea turtles with a clothing line. look at challenges Uber has faced around the world, 28 Oct 2016 17:32:17 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British tribunal has ruled that Uber drivers should be considered employees, not independent contractors, and are therefore entitled to paid vacation time and a minimum wage. rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege, 28 Oct 2016 16:58:22 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels launched a broad offensive for Aleppo Friday as the Russian, Syrian, and Iranian foreign ministers vowed to intensify their fight against terrorism in the country. wealthy New Jersey district, congressional race is bitter, 28 Oct 2016 16:36:24 GMTPARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — In a congressional district across the river from New York filled with million-dollar homes and massive shopping malls, a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton is waging a well-funded campaign against a seven-term incumbent Republican who has been dragged down by reports he challenged his party's support for gay candidates. Putin aide's death in DC deemed an accident, 28 Oct 2016 16:47:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin died by accident in a Washington hotel room from hitting his head and incurring other injuries after "days of excessive consumption of alcohol." Kaine puts his Spanish to good use on the trail, 28 Oct 2016 16:49:26 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Tim Kaine's workmanlike Spanish is the only game in town when it comes to speaking directly to one of the country's fastest growing voting blocs during the presidential campaign. Police poised to remove roadblocks set by protesters, 28 Oct 2016 16:58:32 GMTCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on protests in North Dakota over the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local): struggle for clean water weeks after hurricane, 28 Oct 2016 16:29:03 GMTCOTEAUX, Haiti (AP) — It's been nearly a month since Hurricane Matthew tore through southern Haiti and people like Kettley Rosier and many of her neighbors still have to spend their meager savings for water to drink. Uber drivers win case to get paid vacation, minimum wage, 28 Oct 2016 17:29:12 GMTLONDON (AP) — Uber's claim that its drivers are contractors — and not employees entitled to vacations — was rejected Friday by a British tribunal, in a ruling that may have implications for a range of companies that rely on self-employed workers. cites near collapse of anti-doping program at Rio Games, 28 Oct 2016 17:25:42 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has detailed serious failings of doping control management at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, saying the system was only saved from collapsing by the "enormous resourcefulness and goodwill" of some key staff. Latest: Obama to campaign for Clinton next week, 28 Oct 2016 17:17:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): trains collide head-on; 2 crew members injured, 28 Oct 2016 17:05:15 GMTCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Two freight trains crashed head-on Friday morning outside Philadelphia, knocking one locomotive off the tracks and injuring two crew members. Latest: Emails show Podesta warned about hacking attempt, 28 Oct 2016 16:48:07 GMTWASHINGT0N (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): are spending as Senate race tightens in Wisconsin, 28 Oct 2016 17:35:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A major Democratic Senate campaign committee is pouring $2 million into Wisconsin as the contest for control of the U.S. Senate goes down to the wire. Latest: Bundy juror: 'Not guilty' does not mean innocent, 28 Oct 2016 17:15:30 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the acquittals of Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants who occupied a national wildlife refuge (all times local): apologize for canceling 'We Matter' anthem singer, 28 Oct 2016 16:34:41 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers say there were wrong for canceling the national anthem performance of a singer wearing a "We Matter" jersey. Latest: FBI investigating new Clinton emails, 28 Oct 2016 17:31:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): chief says quitting ICC sends wrong message, 28 Oct 2016 17:16:47 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that the three African nations that have expressed interest in quitting the International Criminal Court could send the wrong message about their commitment to justice. savoring her rise to the top of women's tennis, 28 Oct 2016 17:19:06 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — While Angelique Kerber was winning her third straight match at the WTA Finals, she glanced courtside and noticed three famous spectators in the crowd — Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and Monica Seles. of Iraqis being used as human shields near Mosul, 28 Oct 2016 17:14:42 GMTQAYARA, Iraq (AP) — For three months, as Islamic State militants ranged across farms and villages south of Mosul, they took Sayid Naheer, his wife and eight children with them. The family was among tens of thousands of people that the U.N. says have been rounded up to be used as human shields. 3Q profit falls 38 percent on lower oil prices, 28 Oct 2016 17:06:15 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Exxon's profit keeps shrinking because of lower oil prices, and the company is responding by sharply cutting investment in future production. station finds some votes cast by dead people, 28 Oct 2016 16:49:52 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia TV station reported Friday it has found at least three instances in which votes were cast in recent elections under the names of people who were long dead. negotiates release of 876 children from army detention for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria, 28 Oct 2016 16:54:21 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — UN negotiates release of 876 children from army detention for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria. notifies Congress it will investigate new emails found in probe of Clinton's private server, 28 Oct 2016 17:20:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — FBI notifies Congress it will investigate new emails found in probe of Clinton's private server. Latest: Russia accuses US-led coalition of 'war crimes', 28 Oct 2016 16:47:08 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Iraq (all times local): crunch hinders Oregon's north coast, 28 Oct 2016 17:22:03 GMTSEASIDE, Ore. (AP) — Finding housing on Oregon's north coast has become a challenge for seasonal, part-time and lower-wage workers. police probe bank clients who ignored collapsed man, 28 Oct 2016 16:34:27 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German police say they're investigating several people who ignored an elderly man who had collapsed in a bank branch, and eventually died, for failing to help him. Nations pays tribute to Thailand's late king, 28 Oct 2016 17:07:28 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations paid tribute to Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Friday with a moment of silence and speeches in the General Assembly Hall. Latest:, 28 Oct 2016 16:59:30 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Iraq (all times local): ally set to become president of Lebanon, 28 Oct 2016 17:30:15 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Barring any surprises, a former Lebanese general and a strong ally of the militant Hezbollah group is poised to be elected Lebanon's president next week, formally ending a two-year vacuum in the country's top post and a political crisis that has paralyzed the troubled Mideast nation. sentences pro-Kurdish mayor to 1 year in prison, 28 Oct 2016 16:34:16 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says the pro-Kurdish mayor of the southeastern city of Siirt has been sentenced to one year of prison on charges of "disseminating terrorist propaganda." New Clinton emails prompt further investigation, 28 Oct 2016 17:38:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI informed Congress Friday it is investigating whether new emails that have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server may contain classified information. The FBI said in July its investigation was finished. Latest: US airstrikes target 50 IS vehicles near Mosul, 28 Oct 2016 16:36:20 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Iraq (all times local): pipeline protesters burn vehicles, set roadblock, 28 Oct 2016 17:01:08 GMTCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Protesters ousted from private land where they tried to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline burned vehicles and built roadblocks along a North Dakota state highway where they faced off Friday with authorities. beds help prevent disaster on Pence's campaign jet, 28 Oct 2016 17:03:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A field of aerated cement blocks that crumble under the weight of an aircraft helped prevent Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence's campaign plane from barreling off a runway and onto New York City's busy Grand Central Parkway. Explains: Standoff, sick economy drive Venezuelan crisis, 28 Oct 2016 17:03:03 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is in the midst of an escalating political confrontation as the deeply unpopular socialist administration struggles to stay in power and a newly energized opposition tries to bring about change this year. President Nicolas Maduro and his supporters have blocked critics from staging a presidential recall referendum this year, and all but nullified the opposition-controlled congress. The opposition says the country has become a dictatorship, and is staging a series of mass street protests. giving his campaign $10M more; Clinton keeps cash lead, 28 Oct 2016 17:02:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign said Friday the billionaire businessman is plunging an additional $10 million of his personal fortune into his presidential bid, after new federal filings that show Hillary Clinton with an $85 million cash advantage in the final stretch. shows Malta gave clearance to fuel Russian tanker, 28 Oct 2016 16:51:48 GMTVALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A letter obtained by The Associated Press shows Malta gave diplomatic clearance to a Russian tanker a week before the foreign minister said the country would not refuel Russian ships. writers look at what AFC teams need at NFL trade deadline, 28 Oct 2016 16:44:20 GMTThe NFL trade deadline never quite stirs up the interest seen at that time of year in other professional sports. South drought kills crops, threatens herds, dries lakes, 28 Oct 2016 17:15:05 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Six months into a deepening drought, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years across much of the South. 12 will take top 2 teams for title game, no divisions, 28 Oct 2016 17:05:26 GMTIRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 Conference will not split into divisions for football and instead will match its first- and second-place teams when its championship game returns next season. Latest: Kirk sorry for mocking rival's military heritage, 28 Oct 2016 16:44:48 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk mocking Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's family history of military service (all times local): Latest: Clinton plans to campaign in Arizona, 28 Oct 2016 16:58:02 GMTWASHINGT0N (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): water to Haitian affected by Hurricane Matthew, 28 Oct 2016 16:32:38 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Many people in the southwestern peninsula of Haiti are in dire need of safe drinking water because Hurricane Matthew, which roared through on Oct. 4, ruptured water pipes and contaminated many wells with sewage from latrines or ocean storm surge. Here are some of the international organizations working to help: raises prices in Britain due to pound's drop, 28 Oct 2016 16:57:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — Apple has raised the prices of its Mac computer range in the U.K. amid the dramatic drop in the value of the pound against the dollar following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Mediterranean foreign ministers meet in Marseille, 28 Oct 2016 17:06:35 GMTPARIS (AP) — The foreign ministers of countries in the western Mediterranean Sea region met Friday to discuss migration and the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and elsewhere. voted off UN Human Rights Council, 28 Oct 2016 17:29:05 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has been voted off the United Nations Human Rights Council in a stunning rebuke to the country which is increasingly being accused of war crimes over its actions in Syria. gets release of 876 children detained by Nigeria military, 28 Oct 2016 17:31:16 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The United Nations has negotiated the release of 876 children detained at a Nigerian army barracks holding suspected collaborators of the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group, the U.N. Children's Fund said Friday. Reese's cups and Kit Kats help boost Hershey, 28 Oct 2016 17:31:29 GMTHERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — New Reese's peanut butter cups and Kit Kat bars helped boost Hershey's sales, the chocolate company said Friday as it reported that quarterly profit rose 47 percent and predicted better full-year earnings than it previously expected. writers look at what NFC teams need at NFL trade deadline, 28 Oct 2016 16:43:24 GMTThe NFL trade deadline never quite stirs up the interest seen at that time of year in other professional sports.