FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 31 Jul 2015 02:22:56 -07:00Hurricane Guillermo forms, is possibly headed toward Hawaii, 31 Jul 2015 09:00:28 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo has formed in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii. Taliban release statement praising new leader, 31 Jul 2015 08:35:09 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban on Friday praised their new leader, saying he was one of the most "trusted" associates of the late Mullah Mohammad Omar, a statement likely meant to rally followers behind the leadership at a time of a deeply fractured insurgency. rejects French order on world 'right to be forgotten', 31 Jul 2015 08:24:23 GMTPARIS (AP) — Google is rejecting an order by the French data privacy agency to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying European law allowing the 'right to be forgotten' doesn't apply globally. Guide: Super PACs land wealthy donors to fund 2016 bids, 31 Jul 2015 07:22:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs, as well. retrial date expected for former BP engineer, 31 Jul 2015 08:04:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Attorneys are eyeing a November retrial date for Kurt Mix, the former BP engineer charged with obstructing a federal investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. and Bush to offer views on saving America's cities, 31 Jul 2015 07:06:29 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican and Democratic presidential candidates are being asked by one of the nation's largest African-American civil rights organizations to offer a vision for saving America's cities. blazes thrust Northern California into fire season, 31 Jul 2015 06:53:22 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds thrust Northern California into full-fledged wildfire season with several new blazes flaring up, forcing hundreds of people from their homes. delay in vote on 2022 Olympic host city, 31 Jul 2015 08:43:34 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC has decided to vote by paper ballots after problems with the electronic voting in the choice for the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics. central bank reports hefty 2nd-quarter loss, 31 Jul 2015 06:41:29 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Switzerland's central bank is reporting a hefty loss for the second consecutive quarter after its decision to drop a cap on the franc's value against the euro sent the national currency soaring higher. hope to give Flight 370 families some answers soon, 31 Jul 2015 07:19:19 GMTSAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — After 16 agonizing months without answers, loved ones of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will likely have to wait at least another day for confirmation that it crashed into the sea, as investigators work to identify the source of a barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island. remain after Boston's Olympics bid ends, 31 Jul 2015 06:38:40 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion earlier this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the Boston mayor and the Massachusetts governor refused to be rushed into a decision putting taxpayers on the hook if the games went over budget. Miami, Clinton set to call for lifting Cuba embargo, 31 Jul 2015 07:33:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday will call on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962. rebound, other Asian markets mostly up after US data, 31 Jul 2015 06:54:55 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China's stock market rebounded while other Asian stocks also mostly gained Friday after data showed the U.S. economy posted solid growth during the second quarter. flags placed at Martin Luther King's church, 31 Jul 2015 08:26:02 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Surveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, but it wasn't clear whether they had committed a crime. Jewish immigrants flock to Israeli coastal city, 31 Jul 2015 07:15:42 GMTNETANYA, Israel (AP) — The coastal city of Netanya markets itself as the "Israeli Riviera" and walking along its main pedestrian boulevard, one would be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its twin city of Nice. Barely a word of Hebrew is spoken, and real estate ads, restaurant menus and cafe conversations are mostly in French. heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions, 31 Jul 2015 07:31:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. of Baltimore detention center marks a milestone, 31 Jul 2015 09:15:24 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's announcement that he's closing the Baltimore City Detention Center marked a milestone in addressing long-standing problems with the state's dangerously decrepit correctional facilities. begins voting on host city for 2022 Winter Olympics, 31 Jul 2015 08:23:18 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has begun voting to determine the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics — either Beijing or Almaty, Kazakhstan. bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago, 31 Jul 2015 07:36:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded.'s considered 'classified' is a judgment call, 31 Jul 2015 07:09:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community recently alerted the Justice Department about classified information included improperly on email that went through a home server Clinton used in lieu of the official State Department email system. bomber strikes at Maiduguri market in Nigeria, 31 Jul 2015 08:15:27 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A woman suicide bomber killed many people at a crowded market early Friday in a blast that thundered across the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said. says US spied on Japanese government, companies, 31 Jul 2015 08:07:49 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Wikileaks website has published documents that it says shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies. in West Bank kills Palestinian child, homes torched, 31 Jul 2015 08:54:18 GMTDUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants attacked a Palestinian village in the West Bank early Friday and torched two homes, hurling fire bombs inside and setting off a blaze that killed a toddler and critically wounded his 4-year-old brother and parents. takes 290M euro charge for military transport crash, 31 Jul 2015 07:27:27 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Plane maker Airbus Group SE said Friday its net profit rose 5 percent in the second quarter to 732 million euros ($805 million) despite a one-time charge stemming from the crash of one of its military transport planes in Spain. week of searching, no sign of boys lost at sea, 31 Jul 2015 08:33:05 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A seventh night of searches for two Florida boys missing at sea has passed with no major break. in the News, 31 Jul 2015 07:02:06 GMT"I knew immediately it was part of an aircraft, but I didn't realize how important it was, that it could help to solve the mystery of what happened to the Malaysian jet." — Johnny Begue, an environmental worker on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion, who claimed he stumbled upon the wing part that may be linked to the missing Boeing 777. recalls horrific shooting, unaware parents are dead, 31 Jul 2015 06:50:08 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Bullets whizzed past a woman's head as she fled from an 18-year-old gunman who had posed as a stranded motorist to convince her family to help him on the roadside of a Montana Indian reservation, the woman recounted to relatives., inflation stable in 19-nation eurozone, 31 Jul 2015 09:04:13 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Unemployment and inflation are stable in the 19-nation eurozone, with the level of joblessness in June standing at 11.1 percent for the third straight month. returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in NY, 31 Jul 2015 07:05:42 GMTLAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago. zeroes in on conservation stragglers amid drought, 31 Jul 2015 07:01:55 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California residents heeded the call to turn off sprinklers in the first month of mandated water conservation, leading to a 27 percent plunge in June. far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs, 31 Jul 2015 07:33:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately. 2 policemen, 2 PKK militants killed in clash, 31 Jul 2015 06:37:04 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say Kurdish rebels have attacked a police station in southern Turkey, killing two policemen amid renewed violence between the security forces and the Kurdish insurgents. Two rebels were also killed in a gunfight that ensued. Alexander Wang leaves Balenciaga after 3 years, 31 Jul 2015 08:36:22 GMTPARIS (AP) — Balenciaga says designer Alexander Wang is leaving the fashion house after three years as creative director. Court accepts princess' request to slash bail, 31 Jul 2015 08:17:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has agreed to slash the 2.7 million-euro ($3 million) bail set for Princess Cristina while she awaits trial for tax fraud. protesters sit-in at Taiwan Education Ministry, 31 Jul 2015 08:32:41 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Dozens of students launched a sit-in Friday at Taiwan's Education Ministry demanding that officials take responsibility for a student leader who killed himself in an apparent protest over curriculum changes that critics say overemphasize China's ties to the island. Guillermo forms in the Pacific, is possibly headed toward Hawaii, 31 Jul 2015 08:57:56 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo forms in the Pacific, is possibly headed toward Hawaii., Blue Jays add pieces in trades to make playoff push, 31 Jul 2015 06:49:23 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — With mere hours until the trade deadline, the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays have sent a clear message that they're going for it — making big moves to try and propel their teams into the playoffs for the first time in a long time. bank first half net income up 15 percent, 31 Jul 2015 08:35:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — Lloyds Banking Group says first-half net income rose 18 percent to 677 million pounds ($1.05 billion) as the government-backed bank accelerated its recovery from the financial crisis. scour beaches in hopes of unlocking MH370 mystery, 31 Jul 2015 09:01:38 GMTSAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — Searchers are scouring the Reunion coastline in hopes of finding more debris that officials hope will unlock the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible, 31 Jul 2015 09:05:33 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck? chooses 2022 host city, winner to be announced Friday, 31 Jul 2015 09:07:38 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC selected a host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, with the winner to be announced later at an official ceremony. seriously injured in Australian shark attack, 31 Jul 2015 07:50:50 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A surfer was seriously injured as he repeatedly punched a shark that mauled him off the Australian east coast on Friday, less than a week after a fatal attack, police and a witness said. Cobain's family wants death-scene photos kept sealed, 31 Jul 2015 07:47:18 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago. Oil slick likely from natural seafloor seepage, 31 Jul 2015 06:43:41 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Beaches along the Santa Barbara County coast remained open to swimmers, surfers and sunbathers Friday as the Coast Guard worked to determine whether an oil slick that materialized just offshore this week was simply the result of natural ocean-floor seepage. 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKK, 31 Jul 2015 08:36:36 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels raided a Turkish police station and fired on railway workers in two separate attacks that left five dead, officials said Friday, amid renewed conflict between the security forces and insurgents that has wrecked the fragile peace process. than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle, 31 Jul 2015 07:37:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. records 20 pct profit rise on yen, despite recalls, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:47 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda reported Friday a 20 percent jump in fiscal first quarter profit on the back of a cheap yen that offset the damage from a massive air bag recall. seated beside overweight passenger sues Etihad, 31 Jul 2015 06:44:09 GMTBRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Etihad Airways said Friday that it will continue to fight a lawsuit by a passenger who says he was left with back pain because he was seated beside an overweight man on a 14-hour flight from the United Arab Emirates to Sydney. says US spied on Japanese government, companies, 31 Jul 2015 09:15:48 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it says shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies. bailout talks to shift gear, 31 Jul 2015 07:56:20 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Lead negotiators from the European Union and International Monetary Fund began an intensive round of talks with Greece on Friday to hammer out details of a third international bailout worth some 85 billion euros ($93 billion).