FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:14:19 -07:00The Latest: Prosecutors look at accomplices in Ansbachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24d01686c6604eec8095bb4f51e899b3Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:36:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24d01686c6604eec8095bb4f51e899b3Kerry: Progress with Russia on Syria despite military doubtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07d9392312b94a6fbdda3947ab4da8a0Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:12:19 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07d9392312b94a6fbdda3947ab4da8a0Kerry says US neutral on SCS, wants China to follow lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d91c05eecc408b9ffd1de1732525c3Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:04:48 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — After months of confrontations in the South China Sea and days of high-stakes diplomacy, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the time has arrived to "move away from the public tensions and turn the page."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d91c05eecc408b9ffd1de1732525c3Los Angeles police officer wounded in city housing projecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be0db1606fa043fc915579864a320c32Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:00:24 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer was shot and wounded late Monday night as gunfire erupted in the Watts section of the city, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be0db1606fa043fc915579864a320c32Re-elected Vietnam prime minister vows to defend sovereigntyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70aa6271aedd466b9383b7a3c8702882Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:29:25 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's prime minister vowed to defend the country's sovereignty in the South China Sea as he was re-elected Tuesday by the rubber-stamp National Assembly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70aa6271aedd466b9383b7a3c8702882Controversial religious procession barred from entering Kievhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4276dfc6108c4de7a0dacf6f937ad3deTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:52:59 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's interior minister has ordered police to bar a major religious procession from entering the capital, Kiev, after police found ammunition planted along the planned route.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4276dfc6108c4de7a0dacf6f937ad3deAssailants take hostages in Normandy church in Francehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c93245384d4e5498eaa4499757f79eTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:11:42 GMTPARIS (AP) — A local French official says police are surrounding a church in a suburb of Rouen, the capital of the Normandy region, after assailants seized hostages.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c93245384d4e5498eaa4499757f79eAB InBev increases cash offer for SABMillerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed8d624c92bd4a38bc3b2f4d6e199654Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:34:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — Anheuser-Busch InBev has increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds ($58.98) per share after pressure from investors who had seen the value of the bid drop as the pound declined following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed8d624c92bd4a38bc3b2f4d6e199654Palestinians to sue Britain over 1917 pledge on Jewish statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77f7c7d24a0e4b63bbe90fa006af1d6eTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:12:25 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian president says he will sue Great Britain over the 1917 Balfour Declaration and its support for a Jewish national home in the Holy Land.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77f7c7d24a0e4b63bbe90fa006af1d6eBangladesh police say 9 militants killed in raid in Dhakahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853fd7e089f94a8e9f7a0b67e48bc0c3Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:12:09 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh's capital raided a five-story building Tuesday that was used as a den by suspected Islamic militants, killing nine of them, the country's police chief said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853fd7e089f94a8e9f7a0b67e48bc0c3Conservation work completed on Auschwitz barrackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1be9c8fe33f04590a87f5f53f9b20970Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:24:57 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum says conservation work has been completed on half of a wooden barracks that housed prisoners at the former Nazi German death camp during World War II.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1be9c8fe33f04590a87f5f53f9b20970History and hostility as Clinton ascends to nominationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ce99161ef548ca909b1e273ff3cafbTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:28:20 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ce99161ef548ca909b1e273ff3cafbTurkey: Erdogan to meet Putin Aug. 9 in Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886e5283a09e4f8598a77251a8a60e2eTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:35:38 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's deputy prime minister says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to travel to Russia next month to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin — the first meeting between the two leaders as relations between the two countries mend following Turkey's apology for the downing of a Russian fighter jet last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886e5283a09e4f8598a77251a8a60e2e2 attackers, 1 hostage killed in Normandy church attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9c8594c3a1b485c951805445f19dbd1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:52:09 GMTPARIS (AP) — Two attackers seized hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen on Tuesday, killing one hostage by slitting their throat before being killed by police, a security official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9c8594c3a1b485c951805445f19dbd12 attackers, 1 hostage killed in in Normandy churchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82827ed1df364cc9b3868855b51a6028Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:43:49 GMTPARIS (AP) — Two attackers seized hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen on Tuesday, killing one hostage by slitting their throat before being killed by police, a security official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82827ed1df364cc9b3868855b51a6028Global stocks mixed after Wall Street declinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d65c65172a22427fae17643431537657Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:54:06 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday as oil prices extended losses that are weighing on energy company shares.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d65c65172a22427fae17643431537657Explosion kills 1, injures 5 in Bosnian paper factoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/857ecc5242974156a51c3f0ce30cd98bTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:46:03 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at a paper production company in the northern part of Bosnia has killed one worker and injured five others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/857ecc5242974156a51c3f0ce30cd98bFrench official: Assailants take hostages in church near Normandy city of Rouenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdc9d8e8343443d7829533d8ca834e87Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:05:15 GMTPARIS (AP) — French official: Assailants take hostages in church near Normandy city of Rouen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdc9d8e8343443d7829533d8ca834e87Russia's Lavrov hopes Russia-US talks will help Syria trucehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fefcefa84984f438e4b052dd21286bdTue, 26 Jul 2016 10:02:14 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that recent discussions between Russia and the United States should encourage moderate Syrian opposition groups to leave areas occupied by the al-Qaida's branch in Syria, thus helping to implement a truce.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fefcefa84984f438e4b052dd21286bdSpanish king meets with parties in new bid to break deadlockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7e44eab10804e79a31b4a722d911651Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:12:58 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's king has begun meeting party leaders with the aim of selecting one to try to form a government and avoid a third election, but no candidate appears to have enough parliamentary backing to do so.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7e44eab10804e79a31b4a722d911651Flight 370: With search suspended, a cold-case file awaitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a3129ac425d43e4a1cbb70c145ee46bTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:42:55 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared one late Asian night never to be seen again. And now, the search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely will become a thing of memory, too.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a3129ac425d43e4a1cbb70c145ee46bSolar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da3f11f8ebbf4b4d8895c6abd0d84492Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:53:21 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight promoting renewable energy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da3f11f8ebbf4b4d8895c6abd0d84492Chief: Driver called in rant before crashing into cruisershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9793236a83d4e809c5b9f25d48644c6Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:06:06 GMTCUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police chief says a man who crashed into multiple police cruisers over the weekend, injuring an officer, called in a rant about police before he started driving erratically.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9793236a83d4e809c5b9f25d48644c610 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/290ba0adf59d434c9bb0e6a735424d97Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:55:35 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/290ba0adf59d434c9bb0e6a735424d97Officials: Man, 26, seriously injured in skydiving accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4138ba9d9e3c4ce19ea35ac0885c4028Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:01:21 GMTPERRY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Rochester man was seriously hurt over the weekend in a skydiving accident in western New York.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4138ba9d9e3c4ce19ea35ac0885c40285 Russian canoeists, including an Olympic gold medalist, have been banned from the Rio Games over dopinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa5087cd719e4c24992f94347d892b89Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:59:33 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — 5 Russian canoeists, including an Olympic gold medalist, have been banned from the Rio Games over doping.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa5087cd719e4c24992f94347d892b89Northeast India rains kill 7, force 1.2 million from homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaf52f092b3b439eb40686627a691acbTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:25:03 GMTGAUHATI, India (AP) — Heavy rains and floods have killed at least seven people and forced around 1.2 million to leave their water-logged homes in India's northeastern state of Assam.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaf52f092b3b439eb40686627a691acbSri Lanka to conserve climate-friendly mangroves ecosystemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/819213c033b5465285f84afacf67069cTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:13:32 GMTPAMBALA LAGOON, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests — the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, absorb carbon from the environment and reduce the impact of natural disasters like tsunamis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/819213c033b5465285f84afacf67069cThe Latest: Hearses arrive at site of Japan knife attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11c5edf93b844025b3d0a400dad782dcTue, 26 Jul 2016 10:07:43 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's knife attack at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 dead (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11c5edf93b844025b3d0a400dad782dcKerry says NKorea should learn from Iran, end nuclear armshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07d0ad4588114ad182442c7e6f98f8fdTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:34:32 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons — when the world is trying to rid itself of them — is "very provocative deeply concerning," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday and warned that there will be consequences if it does not stop.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07d0ad4588114ad182442c7e6f98f8fdLetter by man accused of Japan stabbing carried a warninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a4652e1211248d98d101338a5ebd5f5Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:57:06 GMTThe 26-year-old man accused of carrying out a mass stabbing Tuesday at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 people dead had written a letter in February to parliament's lower house speaker, outlining what was similar to Tuesday's attack, and expressing his disturbing views. A translation follows:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a4652e1211248d98d101338a5ebd5f5NASCAR's Hamlin to head to West Virginia for flood aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2be7d9f046cf4b91a2a091c6d1ca2bdbTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:27:57 GMTWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin is heading to southern West Virginia to help out after deadly floods ravaged the region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2be7d9f046cf4b91a2a091c6d1ca2bdb2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somaliahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da71ead441ff403d80d31e37dbce0775Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:45:27 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the U.N. Mine Action Service offices and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven U.N. guards, Somali police officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da71ead441ff403d80d31e37dbce0775Indonesia readies prison island for drug convict executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/201f3cffb8e141c5aacbdb2455c7189cTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:33:51 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has beefed up security at Nusa Kambangan prison island as authorities prepare to execute people convicted of drug crimes for the third time since President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was elected in 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/201f3cffb8e141c5aacbdb2455c7189cGerman who killed 2 young boys sentenced to life in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f68ab7a56f745f6823016347d6dfe91Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:49:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A regional court near Berlin has sentenced a 33-year-old German man to life in prison for the murder of two small boys, one of whom was kidnapped from a refugee registration center.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f68ab7a56f745f6823016347d6dfe91Mass killings rare in Japan, but have happened beforehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f054bf01ec433aab8779269a61f9cdTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:40:32 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A former employee killed 19 people at a home for the mentally disabled early Tuesday morning in Sagamihara, a city 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Tokyo. Mass killings are relatively rare in Japan, but they have happened before:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f054bf01ec433aab8779269a61f9cdRio Olympic village unsanitary, says Belarus teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03fcb8a67ebc49bd8a584ae64eef8c6cTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:19:35 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Olympic team of Belarus has branded the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro unsanitary, a day after Australia refused to check its athletes in over health concerns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03fcb8a67ebc49bd8a584ae64eef8c6cSlovenia says 12 migrants found on cargo ship from Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a904afe5ce5b466987126925948e3b74Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:45:05 GMTLJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian police say they have found 12 migrants hidden on a cargo ship from Turkey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a904afe5ce5b466987126925948e3b74Indian Rio hopefuls claim innocence on dopinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7244d6feadcc49bc8e95e43cf8320ee5Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:58:23 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two Indian competitors have proclaimed their innocence after testing positive for banned steroids just days before they were to leave for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7244d6feadcc49bc8e95e43cf8320ee5Israel police raid arrests dozens of extremist soccer fanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45c86cbc9c4e4796a5608db764a90203Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:07:28 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have arrested dozens of members of an extremist soccer fans' group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45c86cbc9c4e4796a5608db764a90203Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon huntershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7ae5dfdcb94499481653d412063a494Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:27:21 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne Cathedral.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7ae5dfdcb94499481653d412063a494Grand jury to meet on students charged in Virginia slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c51770b42fa4848aef15e3a47179b48Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:51:41 GMTBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A grand jury is preparing to meet to determine whether two former Virginia Tech students should be indicted in the killing of a 13-year-old girl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c51770b42fa4848aef15e3a47179b482 shot dead after taking hostages in Normandy churchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43774466baf0452883284bd1d6481065Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:22:23 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French security official says police have killed two attackers who used knives to seize hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43774466baf0452883284bd1d6481065The Latest: Officials seek stronger border control, policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50497198c9bb49f7b7e4772cf191db62Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:51:02 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50497198c9bb49f7b7e4772cf191db62Somalia: Suicide car bomb at UN mine offices kills 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58dfc6ee779f451491f5bd616694c2ccTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:20:52 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in Mogadishu, killing 10 people, including seven U.N. guards, a Somali police official said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58dfc6ee779f451491f5bd616694c2ccUN weather agency: 54 Celsius in Kuwait may be Asian recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54702112953a4237958b5d7f92bdf95cTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:38:56 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius (129.2 Fahrenheit) temperature recorded in Kuwait has set a record for the eastern hemisphere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54702112953a4237958b5d7f92bdf95cSouth Korea's growth improves on better consumptionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7d70a4bc707487d8e378e445420c447Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:18:33 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's economic growth improved in the second quarter of the year, helped by stronger private spending and housing construction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7d70a4bc707487d8e378e445420c447Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fecbdfe70451444b98d3b5864793d9a1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:53:13 GMTSAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, police said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fecbdfe70451444b98d3b5864793d9a1AP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46193faee03e4d47be64a0b86f0ed91fTue, 26 Jul 2016 09:16:39 GMTPARIS (AP) — French official: Police kill 2 attackers who took hostages in Normandy church; motive unclear.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46193faee03e4d47be64a0b86f0ed91fGerman officials vow more checking of migrants after attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7358cc6e094e4ea68ba542d5bbbf6725Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:33:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Top security officials in Germany called Tuesday for tougher security screening of asylum-seekers and also announced that more police officers will be hired following four attacks in the country — two of them claimed by the extremist Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7358cc6e094e4ea68ba542d5bbbf6725