FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Oct 2016 05:04:10 -07:00Hong Kong regulators probe UBS on initial public offerings, 28 Oct 2016 10:31:53 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Swiss bank UBS said Friday that Hong Kong regulators are investigating its work on some initial public offerings on the southern Chinese financial center's stock market. to name nuclear facility after Shimon Peres, 28 Oct 2016 10:17:44 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says a nuclear facility will be named after late former President Shimon Peres. Nigeria-Boko Haram-Missing Soldiers story, 28 Oct 2016 10:37:22 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — In a story Oct. 23 about 83 missing Nigerian soldiers, The Associated Press erroneously quoted senior military officers. The story should have quoted Nigeria's Premium Times newspaper citing senior military officers. rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege, 28 Oct 2016 11:02:22 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Fierce fighting broke out around the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Friday as rebels announced a large-scale offensive to break the government's nearly two-month siege of opposition-held areas. sacks hundreds of military personnel in coup probe, 28 Oct 2016 10:22:23 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's military has fired 460 employees as part of an ongoing investigation into the movement allegedly responsible for the failed coup attempt on July 15. Matsuyama backing up his top 10 ranking, 28 Oct 2016 10:20:28 GMTSHANGHAI (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama arrived at the HSBC Champions as the first Japanese player in nearly two decades to reach the top 10 in the world ranking. His 19 birdies over 36 holes in biting chill and swirling wind helped explain how he got there. judge to Florida: Why aren't more people registered?, 28 Oct 2016 11:13:23 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge wants to know why nearly 25,000 people who've applied to vote haven't been registered in Florida. many as 13 staff members injured in high school fight, 28 Oct 2016 11:50:10 GMTHERTFORD, N.C. (AP) — Officials say a North Carolina high school staff member was hit by a fire extinguisher while trying to break up a fight that left as many as 12 other staff members also injured. heads to Sweden, where Catholics thrive after 500 years, 28 Oct 2016 10:31:16 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — After the Protestant Reformation five centuries ago, Sweden became a grim place for Roman Catholics: Those who rejected the new Lutheran faith were punished with deportation or death. Latest: UN says IS reportedly using 'human shields', 28 Oct 2016 10:48:04 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Iraq (all times local): loses to Muguruza, still wins group at WTA Finals, 28 Oct 2016 10:06:48 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — Svetlana Kuznetsova ended up in first place in the White Group despite losing to Garbine Muguruza 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 on Friday at the WTA Finals. savoring her rise to the top of women's tennis, 28 Oct 2016 11:45:30 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. Latest: Pence says he's grateful after plane incident, 28 Oct 2016 11:33:10 GMTWASHINGT0N (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): IS using tens of thousands as human shields in Mosul, 28 Oct 2016 11:22:03 GMTQAYARA AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of people as "human shields" in and around Mosul, where Iraqi forces are waging a large-scale offensive aimed at retaking the country's second largest city, the U.N. human rights office said Friday. mayor among 10 dead in clash with anti-drug police, 28 Oct 2016 10:02:54 GMTMAKILALA, Philippines (AP) — Two months ago, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte publicly read out the names of a town mayor and more than 150 other officials he accused of involvement in drug trafficking. On Friday, the mayor and nine of his men were killed in a clash with police, in the deadliest operation in Duterte's anti-drug crackdown. talks between Muslim group, town at a standstill, 28 Oct 2016 09:53:27 GMTDUDLEY, Mass. (AP) — Negotiations between a Massachusetts town and an Islamic group are at a standstill after officials rejected the group's latest proposal for a Muslim cemetery on abandoned farmland. killed in Thailand's insurgency-plagued deep south, 28 Oct 2016 10:28:31 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — A teacher was shot and killed as she arrived at school Friday morning in Thailand's deep south, the latest of thousands of people who have died in the region during an insurgency that began over a decade ago, police said. Ireland legal challenge to Brexit is dismissed, 28 Oct 2016 10:47:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — A judge in Northern Ireland has dismissed one of the legal challenges to Britain's decision to leave the European Union, or Brexit. stocks steady, dollar rises ahead of US GDP data, 28 Oct 2016 11:33:33 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were steady and the dollar made further gains Friday ahead of a report on U.S. economic growth in July-September. offers to help Bosnia with joining the EU, 28 Oct 2016 11:55:11 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Croatia's prime minister says his country will use its recent European Union admission experience to help Bosnia join the alliance as fast as possible. says Iraqis have retaken 40 villages from IS near Mosul, 28 Oct 2016 10:21:05 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says Iraqi forces have retaken 40 villages from the Islamic State group near Mosul since a massive operation to drive the militants from the city began last week. accuses Memphis recording studio of fraud after fire, 28 Oct 2016 11:56:15 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An insurance company that paid more than $2.8 million in claims after an arson fire damaged an historic Memphis music recording studio has now accused a rock music label company of fraud and wants its money back. Things to Know for Today, 28 Oct 2016 09:51:22 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: lawmakers want higher taxes on Airbnb renters, 28 Oct 2016 11:00:08 GMTPARIS (AP) — French lawmakers backed on Friday a proposal to increase taxes on people renting their homes, cars and other goods on the internet when their earnings exceed a certain amount. Senate candidates in Illinois spar over heritage, service, 28 Oct 2016 11:52:26 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has mocked his Democratic rival's family history of military service, saying he had forgotten the Asian-American congresswoman's "parents came all the way from Thailand to serve George Washington." court sentences man in major sexual abuse case, 28 Oct 2016 11:17:46 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has sentenced a 47-year-old man to seven years' imprisonment for the aggravated sexual abuse of more than 100 under-aged girls via chatrooms, in the largest case of its kind in the Scandinavian country. 'No tolerance' for pranksters on Halloween, 28 Oct 2016 11:46:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For pranksters in parts of New York City, eggs and shaving cream may be hard to come by on Halloween. Son's principal 'forced' him to stand for Pledge, 28 Oct 2016 11:24:46 GMTGULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mother says her son's principal forced him to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, threatening him with punishment if he didn't comply. Pikotaro astonished by viral success of 'PPAP' song, 28 Oct 2016 10:11:31 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Japanese comedian behind the viral hit "PPAP" is astonished by the global success of his "pen-pinapple-apple-pen" song. Latest: Syrian FM: New Aleppo ceasefire possible, 28 Oct 2016 11:46:52 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): tribunal to rule on work benefits for Uber drivers, 28 Oct 2016 10:38:53 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British employment tribunal is expected to rule on whether Uber drivers are employees in a case that challenges the ride-sharing service's business model. has reports IS using 1,000s as 'human shields' in Mosul, 28 Oct 2016 11:29:18 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of civilians in and around Mosul as "human shields," the United Nations' human rights office said Friday. Pirate Party senses victory in Iceland elections, 28 Oct 2016 10:39:31 GMTREYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — The past few years have been stormy for Iceland, a country threatened by volcanoes and brought low by bankers. Now, Icelanders are thinking of putting their trust in pirates. injuries after Pence plane slides off runway in NYC, 28 Oct 2016 11:55:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off a runway during a rainstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport late Thursday, tearing up concrete before coming to rest on a patch of grass. human rights office: Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of Iraqi civilians as human shields, 28 Oct 2016 10:41:45 GMTBERLIN (AP) — U.N. human rights office: Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of Iraqi civilians as human shields. breeze past Jaguars 36-22 to reach 4-4 for season, 28 Oct 2016 11:26:38 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans head into the second half of the season believing they're right in the playoff mix now that they've already exceeded their win total from last year. suspect arrested in Ohio shooting that killed 2-year-old, 28 Oct 2016 11:30:59 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have arrested a second suspect in a home shooting in Ohio's capital that left a 2-year-old girl dead and her parents injured. sailing team implores US to continue ocean search, 28 Oct 2016 11:19:23 GMTKAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — The racing team of a Chinese professional sailor who went missing on a mission to set a solo trans-Pacific world record is imploring the U.S. Coast Guard to resume its ocean search for him. added against men accused of beating Ravens fan, 28 Oct 2016 11:42:30 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — New charges have been brought against two Oakland Raiders fans from New York accused of seriously beating a 55-year-old Maryland man during a Baltimore Ravens football game. Yang eagles par 4, stretches LPGA lead to 3 in Malaysia, 28 Oct 2016 10:09:43 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Amy Yang holed a pitching wedge for eagle on the par-4 11th hole and stretched her lead to three strokes Friday in the hot, humid and stormy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. Bank of Scotland's profit hit by litigation and costs, 28 Oct 2016 09:49:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland said Friday that it swung to a loss in the third quarter as the taxpayer-controlled lender was stung by charges for past bad behavior. posts another loss under pressure from low oil prices, 28 Oct 2016 11:11:17 GMTMILAN (AP) — Italian oil and gas company Eni reported Friday a third quarter loss that was worse than expected, under pressure from persistently low prices and the shutdown of a key Italian plant. Mediterranean foreign ministers meet in Marseille, 28 Oct 2016 10:07:45 GMTPARIS (AP) — France is hosting an international summit of foreign ministers from countries near the western Mediterranean Sea that is expected to discuss the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and elsewhere, radicalization, as well as migration. split as Clinton makes push for black millennials, 28 Oct 2016 11:43:20 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Six months into Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, she met with a group of Black Lives Matter activists in Washington to make her case and seek their support. police extradite Turk and Syrian wanted by US, 28 Oct 2016 11:20:51 GMTPODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegrin police say they have extradited to the United States two foreign nationals wanted for arms-trafficking and for smuggling 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of cocaine. official: anti-graft drive not politically motivated, 28 Oct 2016 11:13:41 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's nearly 4-year-old campaign against corruption is not politically biased and only seeks to defend the interests of the country's 1.3 billion people, a leading Communist Party anti-graft official said Friday. Latest: Syrian media: Rebel shelling in Aleppo kills 7, 28 Oct 2016 11:32:08 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): Latest: French suicide bomber attacks troops in Aleppo, 28 Oct 2016 11:08:24 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): to detain Russian who played 'Pokemon Go' in church, 28 Oct 2016 09:47:13 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A court in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg has moved to detain a blogger who was already under house arrest pending trial for playing "Pokemon Go" in a church. Latest: US says tried to disrupt forced march near Mosul, 28 Oct 2016 11:59:03 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Iraq (all times local):