FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 08 Feb 2016 08:50:56 -08:00'I was shaking all over': Cruise ship damaged during storm, 08 Feb 2016 16:49:13 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins as their belongings flew about. Passengers described howling winds and waves as high as 30 feet, but the cruise line says no injuries were reported and the ship suffered minor damage but was safe to remain at sea. of thousands celebrate Carnival in Cologne, 08 Feb 2016 15:58:48 GMTCOLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of Cologne for its annual Rose Monday parade, the culmination of five days of Carnival festivities that took place amid heightened security following robberies and sexual assaults in the city on New Year's Eve. reporter covers 2 decades of tumult in the Middle East, 08 Feb 2016 15:35:52 GMT"And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East" (Simon & Schuster), by Richard Engel leader says Russia will offer bailout, 08 Feb 2016 16:03:25 GMTMINSK, Belarus (AP) — The leader of Belarus says Russia has promised to offer financial assistance to his nation. stocks fall sharply; energy sector sinks along with oil, 08 Feb 2016 16:27:23 GMTU.S. stocks fell sharply in morning trading Monday, weighed down by steep losses in technology, financial and energy stocks. The slide followed sharp drops in Europe and set the market on course for its second big loss in a row. Crude oil prices slumped again. York City to embark on annual count of street homeless, 08 Feb 2016 16:48:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of volunteers will fan out across New York City on Monday for the city's annual one-night count of homeless people living on the streets. by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace, 08 Feb 2016 16:25:15 GMTDIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace.'s battle over tax limits could shape future growth, 08 Feb 2016 15:32:23 GMTDENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. seeks $250M to help Puerto Rico fight Zika, 08 Feb 2016 16:20:20 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Obama administration is seeking $250 million in federal funds to help Puerto Rico fight an increase in Zika cases after the governor declared a public health emergency. tearjerker, 'Puppymonkeybaby' among Super Bowl winners, 08 Feb 2016 16:23:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it's a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the field, too. Here are the advertisers whose gamble paid off, and those who dropped the ball. find Fiat Chrysler gear shifters can confuse drivers, 08 Feb 2016 15:44:45 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and some serious injuries, U.S. safety investigators have determined. Mader named AP's news editor in Florida, 08 Feb 2016 15:45:28 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Ian Mader, a veteran foreign correspondent with a reputation for breaking news and challenging reporters, has been named The Associated Press Florida news editor based in Miami. ex-minister in court over tax fraud, money laundering, 08 Feb 2016 16:22:26 GMTPARIS (AP) — Jerome Cahuzac was the face of France's fight against tax evaders — until he was forced to acknowledge that he himself was dodging taxes, hiding money in tax havens around the world. Review: 'Find Her' is latest novel by Lisa Gardner, 08 Feb 2016 15:32:14 GMT"Find Her" (Dutton) by Lisa Gardner'Georgy Girl' writer Margaret Forster has died. She was 77., 08 Feb 2016 16:35:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — Margaret Forster, the author of "Georgy Girl" and more than 20 other novels, has died in London after suffering from cancer in the back and spine. She was 77. Latest: Cruise ship passengers describe storm, damage, 08 Feb 2016 15:58:34 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on a cruise ship that was damaged in bad weather in the Atlantic Ocean (all times local): fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis interim head coach, 08 Feb 2016 16:16:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have fired coach Derek Fisher midway through his second season. presses Egypt to help find who killed Italian student, 08 Feb 2016 16:00:24 GMTROME (AP) — Italy kept up its pressure on Egypt Monday to cooperate in finding who tortured and murdered an Italian student doing research in Cairo, insisting it wouldn't accept convenient "truths" in the case. of Bahrain in Russia for talks with Putin, 08 Feb 2016 15:37:10 GMTSOCHI, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has hosted the ruler of Bahrain for talks focused on the Syrian crisis and economic cooperation. the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of 2nd chances, 08 Feb 2016 16:27:59 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — It's their Everest. Their firewall. Their lifeboat in a frozen Atlantic. Flav to face Vegas judge in DUI, speeding, pot case, 08 Feb 2016 16:41:44 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The entertainer Flavor Flav is due to face a Las Vegas judge on misdemeanor driving under the influence, speeding and marijuana possession charges stemming from a vehicle stop last May. seeks delay in 3 Freddie Gray trials, pending appeals, 08 Feb 2016 16:05:46 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors are asking a judge to delay the trials of three police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case until appellate courts decide if another officer can be compelled to testify against them. ruler says Emirates to privatize government services, 08 Feb 2016 15:46:09 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ruler of Dubai says authorities hope to privatize some government services in the oil-rich country.'s donors trade buck-raising for door-knocking in NH, 08 Feb 2016 16:42:58 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — They are some of Hillary Clinton's best money-raisers, but right now the most valuable thing they can offer is their time. will testify amid predictions of slower rate hikes, 08 Feb 2016 16:16:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Things looked so clear back in mid-December. The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate from record lows, and it signaled the likelihood of four more hikes in 2016. in murder of dismembered Spaniard in Thai custody, 08 Feb 2016 16:01:00 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was in Thai custody Monday after being arrested in Cambodia, where he fled after the victim's dismembered body was recovered over several days from Bangkok's Chao Phraya River. Top Cuban player left team in Dominican Republic, 08 Feb 2016 16:48:46 GMTSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball. humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl ads, 08 Feb 2016 16:18:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — From a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages. visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey, 08 Feb 2016 16:20:04 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year. vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend, 08 Feb 2016 16:45:38 GMTNORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A 93-year-old World War II veteran is embarking on a 10,500-mile journey to Australia to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart. troops put on high alert as part of massive drills, 08 Feb 2016 16:48:55 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has scrambled thousands of troops and hundreds of warplanes across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troops' readiness amid continuing tensions with the West. can have Hendrix experience at guitarist's London home, 08 Feb 2016 16:35:44 GMTLONDON (AP) — When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera "Coronation Street." aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive, 08 Feb 2016 16:12:28 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats' Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender politics. NYC officer testifies on fatal stairwell shooting, 08 Feb 2016 16:43:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A police officer testified emotionally in his own defense Monday about the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a dark Brooklyn housing project stairwell in 2014. York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher, 08 Feb 2016 16:10:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher. is everything: Obama's budget same day as NH primary, 08 Feb 2016 16:38:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The main thing to know about President Barack Obama's final, $4 trillion budget is that it comes on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention with all the focus on the White House contenders. Latest: NYC policeman gets choked up while testifying, 08 Feb 2016 16:09:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a New York City police officer charged in the deadly shooting of an unarmed man (all times local): ship damaged by wind in Atlantic; no guest injuries, 08 Feb 2016 15:41:45 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean, forcing passengers to stay in their cabins, but no injuries were reported. Warren's hard choice in Democrats' White House run, 08 Feb 2016 16:05:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Coveted but coy, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is staying painstakingly neutral in the Democratic presidential contest for now, frustrating supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders while awaiting the right moment to lay her considerable chits on the table. huge patient load, NY nurses seek rules on staffing, 08 Feb 2016 16:45:20 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When the emergency room fills up — whether it's a big accident, flu season or a stroke of misfortune — Brooklyn nurse Rose Green says she can find herself sprinting from room to room, trying to keep ahead of the whims of calamity. would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers, 08 Feb 2016 16:24:12 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As some cities make the decision to shed Confederate monuments, some Alabama lawmakers want to prohibit those removals unless legislators say it is OK. Latest: Bush ad hammers Kasich on guns, defense spending, 08 Feb 2016 16:14:34 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local): Latest: Trump speaks to smaller group in Salem, NH, 08 Feb 2016 15:43:43 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local): Latest, cruise ship damage: Passenger 'shaking all over', 08 Feb 2016 16:09:03 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on a cruise ship that was damaged in bad weather in the Atlantic Ocean (all times local): scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panel, 08 Feb 2016 16:08:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing control chief leaves scandal-hit Volkswagen, 08 Feb 2016 16:17:01 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen says its quality control chief is leaving the company. Special Ops in Syria says republic's leader, 08 Feb 2016 16:05:53 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The strongman leader of Russia's Chechen republic says special operation units from his region have infiltrated the Islamic State group. cop on trial for fatal stairwell shooting takes stand, 08 Feb 2016 15:49:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A police officer took the stand Monday to give his account of the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a darkened stairwell of a public housing complex. storm threatens Cape Cod with up to 18 inches of snow, 08 Feb 2016 16:36:40 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow. Latest: Austrian official warns of migrant limits, 08 Feb 2016 16:19:44 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):