FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:05:57 -07:00Athletes using sports platforms to push for social changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd756a057a9e498abea07dd82ff009d1Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:57:38 GMTAthletes today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd756a057a9e498abea07dd82ff009d1Busch hoping to use big Brickyard weekend for momentumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c97a3e4253fa49d99866436823426d2aMon, 25 Jul 2016 06:07:55 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch used his first Brickyard 400 victory as a springboard to his first Sprint Cup title.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c97a3e4253fa49d99866436823426d2aLEADING OFF: White Sox host Cubs, Arrieta; Giants head homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a83eafeff0cf4b029b193d648ac7ee2fMon, 25 Jul 2016 05:56:49 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a83eafeff0cf4b029b193d648ac7ee2f'Like a freight train': California wildfire guts 18 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/157605e28ce34035bcff98c6a8ba966dMon, 25 Jul 2016 04:46:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and forcing thousands to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/157605e28ce34035bcff98c6a8ba966dCalifornian who tried joining Islamic State faces sentencinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a715645ad29e4d3d86e90dbf1a214315Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:37:30 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man who aspired to join the Islamic State group in Syria and lied to get a replacement American passport to head overseas could face two decades in prison Monday when he is set to be sentenced.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a715645ad29e4d3d86e90dbf1a214315Dallas police investigating death of child left in carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/803a6d03bb7c474ea3caf9309cfe194cMon, 25 Jul 2016 04:33:32 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Dallas police are investigating the death of young child who was left in a car amid hot weather.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/803a6d03bb7c474ea3caf9309cfe194cDIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e8845e6552c4eb4a0d17eeed70b5b60Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:53:44 GMTHillary Clinton and Mary Thomas have little in common, except for this: They both hope to add to the meager ranks of America's female elected officials come January.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e8845e6552c4eb4a0d17eeed70b5b60The end of the rat race? New Zealand aims to become rat freehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b21ca22335646d6a46feda1e98de656Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:29:04 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — With their ability to travel, multiply and spread disease, rats have long been one of mankind's greatest pests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b21ca22335646d6a46feda1e98de656Dallas Cowboys staffers' bus involved in fatal Arizona crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7a7d273e6549d7a94207a8ad504e9dMon, 25 Jul 2016 06:33:16 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A van collided with a bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players on an Arizona highway, leaving four dead in the van, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7a7d273e6549d7a94207a8ad504e9dSome options for kids' clothes that defy gender normshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e0bce572c964e56b52b80247f06bdd8Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:41:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Parents who want to dress their kids in clothes that upend gender stereotypes have a small but growing number of options. Some of the clothes are unisex basics. Others are for either boys or girls, but invert conventions by offering pink shirts for boys or dresses that sport rockets and trains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e0bce572c964e56b52b80247f06bdd8Watch for behavior changes for clues of dementia onsethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9c48e104cfd48acbd3fda1a4b448692Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:45:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9c48e104cfd48acbd3fda1a4b448692Obama aide visits China after South China Sea rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/346c9d398af0415484f72be84485e748Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:06:48 GMTBEIJING (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice held talks in Beijing on Monday with Chinese officials in the highest-level visit by a White House official since an international tribunal issued a ruling that invalidated China's expansive claims in the South China Sea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/346c9d398af0415484f72be84485e748The Latest: Man who blew himself up known to policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0342c3ff3252488d97b843446dd3c87aMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:41:43 GMTANSBACH, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0342c3ff3252488d97b843446dd3c87aAsian stock mixed on caution sets in after Wall Street cheerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00f80a0fcc6142658eb44c33a3175636Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:54:51 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Monday, as cautiousness set in after markets were earlier cheered by upbeat signs from Wall Street, a strengthening U.S. dollar and promises from the Group of 20 nations over the weekend to support global growth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00f80a0fcc6142658eb44c33a3175636A look at how states compare on women in elected officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/364fffab16e24aef97d70c04ca88219aMon, 25 Jul 2016 05:21:23 GMTWomen comprise half of the U.S. population, yet they are underrepresented at various levels of elected office. Here is a closer look at how states compare when it comes to women in elected office:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/364fffab16e24aef97d70c04ca88219aReport: Turkey issues warrants for 42 journalistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35a55cedc5324e4a9abbce70c1f5a0f5Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:51:38 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run television station says authorities have issued warrants for the detention of 42 journalists as the country presses ahead with a crackdown against people with alleged links to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric in the wake of a failed coup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35a55cedc5324e4a9abbce70c1f5a0f5The Latest: Syrian blew himself up near wine bar by concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a2aa62bd1ad4bd1990bd99ea2f64a08Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:34:07 GMTANSBACH, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a2aa62bd1ad4bd1990bd99ea2f64a08Southeast Asian nations deliver watered-down rebuke to China for territorial expansion in South China Seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15fe6d4079644fe6afd5a6a70adbdf28Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:34:18 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Southeast Asian nations deliver watered-down rebuke to China for territorial expansion in South China Sea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15fe6d4079644fe6afd5a6a70adbdf28Crash kills Nebraska punter, former Michigan State punterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e450cff2ac145ad885b3fb3c4fec22fMon, 25 Jul 2016 04:52:10 GMTWAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic, a sheriff's department official said Sunday. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e450cff2ac145ad885b3fb3c4fec22fIraq finally bans fake bomb detectors after July 3 blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/729ad267c9954826b74cc6c8c49d3857Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:15:51 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade, anyone driving through one of Baghdad's many checkpoints was subjected to a search by a soldier pointing a security wand at their vehicle and watching the device intently to see if its antenna moved. If it pointed at the car, it had supposedly detected a possible bomb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/729ad267c9954826b74cc6c8c49d3857China scores diplomatic victory, avoids criticism from ASEANhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a891e7f1c0d841748a90bf5982bc0f5bMon, 25 Jul 2016 06:09:22 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — China scored a diplomatic victory Monday, avoiding criticism by Southeast Asia's main grouping over its territorial expansion in the South China Sea even though some of the bloc's members are victims of Beijing's actions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a891e7f1c0d841748a90bf5982bc0f5bAsian shares cheered by Wall Street, dollar, Group of 20http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69eaeb9f9bb04a19ae93ea1ca33651e2Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:30:19 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday, cheered by upbeat signs from Wall Street, a strengthening U.S. dollar and promises from the Group of 20 nations over the weekend to support global growth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69eaeb9f9bb04a19ae93ea1ca33651e2The Latest: Philippines envoy says tribunal ruling importanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db43a19dd8554becaf8f98b6bac97b13Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:49:02 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db43a19dd8554becaf8f98b6bac97b13Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2de4196a00b3435e884ce02c85bb1650Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:02:21 GMT"The party now needs new leadership that will open the doors of the party and welcome in working people and young people." — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders after the resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2de4196a00b3435e884ce02c85bb1650'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/611359cf451243fc91e7ba94f66aee6cMon, 25 Jul 2016 05:05:01 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/611359cf451243fc91e7ba94f66aee6cJapanese Buddhist priest contemplates canoe gold in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51dd3e61571d484bb2ca94580925b359Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:40:06 GMTNAGANO, Japan (AP) — When he's not chanting and living the austere life of a Buddhist priest, Kazuki Yazawa contemplates Olympic gold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51dd3e61571d484bb2ca94580925b359Brandi Chastain: On headers, concussions, soccer wageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b187395e4944d5a83cdda4688728bafMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:36:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Brandi Chastain likes U.S. soccer's prospects for defending gold in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and tackling her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b187395e4944d5a83cdda4688728bafSeahawks owner Allen announces extension for GM Schneiderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59c258afa37467d8382425f8159a27cMon, 25 Jul 2016 05:04:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have extended the contract of general manager John Schneider.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59c258afa37467d8382425f8159a27cACC gets new look with arrival of 4 new coaches for 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cb8ae215f2b44fc8f5324c6d7ed8150Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:03:44 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference's four new coaches find very different challenges ahead for the 2016 season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cb8ae215f2b44fc8f5324c6d7ed8150The Latest: Paramedics quick to respond to Ansbach blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0194ef0cc3654d79b0d55b673fb5660cMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:38:23 GMTANSBACH, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0194ef0cc3654d79b0d55b673fb5660cBreaking down the gender stereotypes in kids' clothinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e167f55917845b78e49a86234f48f72Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:01:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e167f55917845b78e49a86234f48f72MMA promoter ONE Championship targets rapid China expansionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97af273059464ba6ab79c2fda83ef40eMon, 25 Jul 2016 05:27:27 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — ONE Championship, the leading mixed martial arts promoter in Asia, plans on more than doubling its number of events in China next year as it uses a fresh injection of funds to target major expansion in the region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97af273059464ba6ab79c2fda83ef40eLast of slain Baton Rouge officers to be buried Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59018a9129004a2a93ddf3e615f6bdebMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:46:48 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in an ambush near a busy highway in Baton Rouge is being buried Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59018a9129004a2a93ddf3e615f6bdebThe Latest: SE Asia nations give watered-down China rebukehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/583e2d8077e44a2496152eeee7b3de7dMon, 25 Jul 2016 05:47:29 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — The Latest on the meeting in Laos of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/583e2d8077e44a2496152eeee7b3de7dPunishing strike by resident doctors grinds on in Haitihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757b9fe41f7f4418b88528ce13543f7dMon, 25 Jul 2016 04:44:19 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Empty halls buzz with flies. Rats scamper through the wards at night. The emergency room is empty except for four shackled prisoners, watched over by relatives and missionaries rather than medical personnel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757b9fe41f7f4418b88528ce13543f7dThe Latest: China says talks with SE Asia nations 'positive'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb3aba3f696e45fa85d115fc709a82c1Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:28:07 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — The Latest on the meeting in Laos of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb3aba3f696e45fa85d115fc709a82c1Japan sees trade surplus in June as imports drop 19 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ae5430f6f8947e48ea7478f195388c5Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:07:21 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan posted a better-than-expected trade surplus in June, as imports fell nearly 19 percent, outpacing a more modest decline in exports.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ae5430f6f8947e48ea7478f195388c5US Embassy in Myanmar apologizes after tear gas accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2021cb95cd947329301b87a6eb79d5cMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:56:53 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Myanmar has issued a public apology after a tear gas grenade accidently exploded Sunday night during a security exercise, sending fumes out onto the street and sparking rumors of a bomb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2021cb95cd947329301b87a6eb79d5cBavarian official: Ansbach attack suggests Islamist motivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fd181751315478db311c2dc28d2c57aMon, 25 Jul 2016 05:39:31 GMTANSBACH, Germany (AP) — Bavaria's top security official said Monday that he believes a failed asylum seeker who blew himself up and injured 12 people in the southern German town of Ansbach was driven by religious extremism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fd181751315478db311c2dc28d2c57aThe Latest: Munich police arrest 16-year-old Afghanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f957ec8b5b764047904a7274f2e29a97Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:44:35 GMTANSBACH, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f957ec8b5b764047904a7274f2e29a97Can hard-throwing Cabrera challenge Chapman's throne?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf978d62c2b146e096d67fa3f51aca0eMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:06:19 GMTAroldis Chapman may finally have some competition for the title of baseball's hardest-throwing pitcher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf978d62c2b146e096d67fa3f51aca0eBoos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52b1236d941240a882732676cf1465c3Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:35:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52b1236d941240a882732676cf1465c3Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit producthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e1dd79a512d4c4e8ab1e19d4f1bdd5fMon, 25 Jul 2016 04:37:07 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e1dd79a512d4c4e8ab1e19d4f1bdd5fGonzalez, Kendrick homer in Dodgers' 9-6 win over Cardinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48466de7b9434d108fa931ea99795595Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:44:10 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers gave St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Mike Mayers one of the worst major league debuts ever.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48466de7b9434d108fa931ea99795595DNC starts in Philadelphia with huge protests, high tempshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5edd611f6cd44c40af1115d9815dc5b1Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:50:14 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia on Monday with much bigger demonstrations than the Republican convention and much higher temperatures, as the region copes with an oppressive heat wave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5edd611f6cd44c40af1115d9815dc5b1UN mission in Afghanistan finds children bear brunt of warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/772527d5885047f39bbc199dfad6d5dcMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:50:46 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of children killed or wounded in Afghanistan's conflict surged in the first half of 2016, compared to the same period last year, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan said on Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/772527d5885047f39bbc199dfad6d5dcChecklist of possible behavioral warning signs of dementiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f50c1b9bef974c97a271ece753cb2ffcMon, 25 Jul 2016 07:46:24 GMTResearchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioral impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's or other dementias, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to help identify who's at risk. The symptoms must mark a change from prior behavior and have lasted at least six months. Among the questions:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f50c1b9bef974c97a271ece753cb2ffcGermany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/794cdede8d2d41b5b159dae0b8460061Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:24:54 GMTANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A failed asylum-seeker from Syrian blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a suicide bombing. It was the fourth attack to shake Germany in a week — three of them carried out by recent immigrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/794cdede8d2d41b5b159dae0b8460061The Latest: Meeting between FMs from SE Asia and China endshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f58c8eaebb64f1aa3612c776cbec67fMon, 25 Jul 2016 05:14:37 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — The Latest on the meeting in Laos of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f58c8eaebb64f1aa3612c776cbec67fDemocrats seek display of unity despite leadership shufflehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b53766920a4846cebe43d6872b0591c1Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:41:10 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and a fresh political mess of the party's own making.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b53766920a4846cebe43d6872b0591c1