FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:05:59 -07:00New Orleans takes down white supremacist monumenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3182c0b66b024773aaaca59a55952b65Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:40:06 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A monument to a deadly white-supremacist uprising in 1874 was removed under cover of darkness by workers in masks and bulletproof vests Monday as New Orleans joined the movement to take down symbols of the Confederacy and the Jim Crow South.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3182c0b66b024773aaaca59a55952b65Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ba1ddb8c4dd42098bd0536371bcdc6bMon, 24 Apr 2017 15:53:48 GMTPATNA, India (AP) — Maoist rebels killed at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ba1ddb8c4dd42098bd0536371bcdc6bSting to play summer home of Boston Symphony Orchestrahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7e171a990904ab0b11dd3fa97e2590fMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:02:25 GMTLENOX, Mass. (AP) — Sting will be making his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7e171a990904ab0b11dd3fa97e2590fForestry official: National refuge fire could burn 6 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2da367e528564928b9aec5fdadd5984bMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:54:29 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a wildfire that has scorched more than 70 square miles (180 sq. kilometers) near the Georgia-Florida state line may keep burning for the next six months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2da367e528564928b9aec5fdadd5984bThousands at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5589d7ea86645938f5db7a8c6ce04a1Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:33:12 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5589d7ea86645938f5db7a8c6ce04a1Albania opposition blocks main roads before June 18 votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b2ef6195d984816ab239cf074623b7aMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:01:22 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition supporters blocked the country's main roads Monday, demanding that a caretaker Cabinet be allowed to govern until the parliamentary election in June.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b2ef6195d984816ab239cf074623b7aThe Latest: Lawyer representing woman confronted on flighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85dffb04d8d7475aa27b95c781740306Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:12:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on an attorney who is representing two people who have been involved in high-profile conflicts with airlines that included cellphone video of the incidents (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85dffb04d8d7475aa27b95c781740306France's rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a859a1b93146fdbc3e7e86dc1791fbMon, 24 Apr 2017 15:52:12 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united Monday to urge voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential runoff and to reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a859a1b93146fdbc3e7e86dc1791fbThe Latest: Police say teen hit by errant hammer throwhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58dd9676c277446593e27a9b76609a16Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:51:02 GMTWHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the college student who was killed by a hammer throw at track meet (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58dd9676c277446593e27a9b76609a16The Latest: Fire that killed 5 likely didn't spread from carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f5433b6adf4fd39e6cb5c2bf3b9577Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed five people in New York (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f5433b6adf4fd39e6cb5c2bf3b9577The Latest: Orlando airport shuttle stops for 3rd timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36d79fe941c946328ec7808c741c964cMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:05:07 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on tram problems at Orlando International Airport(all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36d79fe941c946328ec7808c741c964cAlbania grants citizenship to Kosovo's ex-premier Haradinajhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc37daf330ae4a9887ba03bb6baa5768Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:30:10 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's president has granted citizenship to the former prime minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc37daf330ae4a9887ba03bb6baa5768AP Exclusive: Amid cuts, new Iowa building gets pricey redohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943a0505ad7145fd88d527ee4b297de4Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:20 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving forward despite budget cuts that are hitting an array of state programs and services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943a0505ad7145fd88d527ee4b297de4The Latest: Hernandez's fiancee wants to see notes he lefthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1b274c2adc49348143969a8afcd542Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:05:36 GMTBRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for Aaron Hernandez (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1b274c2adc49348143969a8afcd542Untested, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French powerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/451272f19d7e4a4cb417e18e9011c1c9Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:46:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — Emmanuel Macron is an improbable presidential front-runner — he's relatively young, politically untested, has no party backing and quotes philosophers in campaign speeches. And he is leading a pro-Europe campaign at a time of deep euro-skepticism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/451272f19d7e4a4cb417e18e9011c1c9Markets Right Now: Global stocks rally after French votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63ce68f027934293b653d20b2228c083Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:59:51 GMTThe latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63ce68f027934293b653d20b2228c083Germany charges Afghan teen with Taliban membershiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2b9a3f1cb645edbaf8c31e9441b129Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:56:14 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German federal prosecutors say they have charged a 17-year-old Afghan citizen over allegations he joined the Taliban and participated in attacks against security forces.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2b9a3f1cb645edbaf8c31e9441b129The Latest: Obama talks youth leadership post presidencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64b81a4213f241c1a0a86366c5439df2Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:28:55 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama's first public event since leaving office (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64b81a4213f241c1a0a86366c5439df2Venezuelans shut down roads and highways in protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8e6abcc8db457f8c00d10a8622929fMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:39:38 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, completed math homework and lined up motorcycles on main roads around Venezuela Monday as part of a sit-in against the government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8e6abcc8db457f8c00d10a8622929fCalifornia beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child pornhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c73f37c5ffb456fbadfc198f192ea56Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:48:09 GMTNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A former winner of California's Mrs. Orange County beauty pageant has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a child.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c73f37c5ffb456fbadfc198f192ea56The Latest: Migrant dies in Greece after smugglers chasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec3bf972c41746dfabac237def3db223Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:24:34 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec3bf972c41746dfabac237def3db223Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo goes up for salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53ceedd42d0c4d52bf9b7e71ba46dc0bMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:39:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Shares in Jimmy Choo have leapt 11 percent after its board put the luxury shoe brand up for sale.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53ceedd42d0c4d52bf9b7e71ba46dc0bAnalysis: A Le Pen wins more acceptance than ever in Francehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6230d2f48d1946a8a910ed8720a814acMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:48:59 GMTPARIS (AP) — When France last put a Le Pen onto the threshold of the presidential Elysee Palace, one step from power, it could write off the 2002 election shock as a mere accident.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6230d2f48d1946a8a910ed8720a814acDad of Florida State star dies after gun fires at strip clubhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e949101cac564dc18d9fce63f5d6e5f0Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:17:14 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The father of former Florida State football star Travis Rudolph was killed when authorities say a gun accidentally went off at a Florida strip club.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e949101cac564dc18d9fce63f5d6e5f0The Latest: Trump says 'big reforms' needed at UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9401451a40254c89a69bc2c6d5678306Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:51:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9401451a40254c89a69bc2c6d5678306Justices weigh defendants' right to own mental health experthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/599be5319f364d3faf457ccee37c99fbMon, 24 Apr 2017 15:57:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems closely divided about whether an Alabama death row inmate should get a new sentencing hearing because he did not have a mental health expert on his side when he was tried and sentenced to death more than 30 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/599be5319f364d3faf457ccee37c99fbSome questions and answers about Maria Sharapova's returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637bd18a4bb14591ac2491ff783f5f5aMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:02:43 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Even with eight of the world's top 10 players in the main draw, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines at an indoor clay-court event this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637bd18a4bb14591ac2491ff783f5f5aJudges refuses competency hearing for police ambush killerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241a4ecc7f5b49da8bcb81319afe46e6Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:40 GMTMILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Monday denied a request for an emergency competency hearing after a survivalist who ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers refused to communicate with his lawyers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241a4ecc7f5b49da8bcb81319afe46e6California police search for 5-year-old boy; father arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0d523bf97184d6c8872aeee8b914a73Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:10:52 GMTSOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California searched Monday for a missing 5-year-old boy whose father was arrested after being found passed out at a park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0d523bf97184d6c8872aeee8b914a73Putin criticizes opponents' corruption fight in Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0f62e0069d498ea59b275929aaff97Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:09:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0f62e0069d498ea59b275929aaff97The Latest: Ex-French candidate: No longer has 'legitimacy'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a890975bd9c245f3aba2f3552fa59944Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:42:13 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a890975bd9c245f3aba2f3552fa59944State Department names former Fox News anchor as spokeswomanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2279f44037884f839f663a891d75fe28Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:57:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says former Fox News Channel anchor Heather Nauert will be the agency's new spokeswoman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2279f44037884f839f663a891d75fe28The Latest: Group decries the way statues are being removedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13fb786585cf4a0c8006bf98df7f5c79Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:08:30 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13fb786585cf4a0c8006bf98df7f5c79Justices turn away GM appeal over ignition switcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1d39460be8d4f3893e4cd0209da4a62Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:52:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1d39460be8d4f3893e4cd0209da4a62Man punched repeatedly by Sacramento officer files lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8be60616bb4000988e8dead148c385Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:18:24 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer for a Sacramento man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8be60616bb4000988e8dead148c385French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron tops pollhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82923bd75ee64970b5b55f48f74cbc24Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:00:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — As relief rallies go, this is as good as they come.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82923bd75ee64970b5b55f48f74cbc24The Latest: Israeli lawmaker urges French to back Macronhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2853df9f846b44ea82ef1cf7b50b7d24Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:52:20 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2853df9f846b44ea82ef1cf7b50b7d24Ex-Spartan football player held in Indiana jail in sex casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06f5f5b8ba14423392e79fce192ec244Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:50:27 GMTFORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson has been jailed in Indiana on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge filed in Michigan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06f5f5b8ba14423392e79fce192ec244Guatemalan land activist wins prestigious Goldman prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bfc3079951143b4a6957e8171b2e561Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:54:12 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Rodrigo Tot, a 60-year-old farmer and activist, was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize on Monday for work in his Guatemala homeland, an honor that comes after two previous Latin American winners were murdered in the last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bfc3079951143b4a6957e8171b2e561Dallas police responding to possible active shooterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd603738cd654a4899f7886791fb76ecMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:29:14 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say officers are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd603738cd654a4899f7886791fb76ecFather remembers son killed in hammer throw at track meethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b962ad6733f4a569d8d7d469c82cff8Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:01:06 GMTWHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The father of a college student from Ohio who died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a suburban Chicago track meet remembered his son as a strong Christian.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b962ad6733f4a569d8d7d469c82cff8APNewsBreak: 4 inmates overdose in 2 days at Ohio prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa442f9d61940ecb829566a7ad66320Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:41 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Records show four inmates overdosed in two days in February at the same Ohio prison, requiring the use of CPR and an anti-overdose drug as guards scrambled to revive the men.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa442f9d61940ecb829566a7ad66320Nastase unrepentant after abusing British players, umpirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79d85d4babda411db624e3aa52a2d7d5Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:53:58 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ilie Nastase was unrepentant after being suspended from the Fed Cup for abusing the British team and the referee in a playoff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79d85d4babda411db624e3aa52a2d7d5Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a037154cdb24136ac1a58db7ff0995dMon, 24 Apr 2017 16:22:40 GMTMAKURDI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a037154cdb24136ac1a58db7ff0995dBoat carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece sinks; 16 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccbcbd1d90a14879a8f6139a670c5680Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:54:38 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — A migrant boat sinking in the eastern Aegean between Greece and Turkey left at least 16 people dead, including two children, Greek authorities said Monday, while two people were rescued. Patrol boats and helicopters were searching for several more people believed missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccbcbd1d90a14879a8f6139a670c5680US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/741ba3b0c4194d929022a8d9e826f418Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:49:04 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States must confront Russia for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan, top U.S. military officials said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/741ba3b0c4194d929022a8d9e826f418Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f346124218df4fd0a41061b8be267665Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:26:30 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f346124218df4fd0a41061b8be267665Trump administration to issue new Syria sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/299efd09031648dc981c8114060cb423Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:48:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will issue new sanctions against Syria as early as Monday as part of its ongoing crackdown on the Syrian government and those who support it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/299efd09031648dc981c8114060cb423Vive le rally: Global markets soar after French electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d3eb3fed52445caf693a39841bfef2Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:35:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday after results from the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to win a runoff against the remaining anti-EU candidate, which is set for May 7.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d3eb3fed52445caf693a39841bfef2Pilot killed in crash of replica WWI-era plane in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/975edac694a545f3874aca9a92b7f071Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:27:20 GMTPASO ROBLES, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been identified as the pilot of a replica World War I-era biplane that crashed in a field on California's central coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/975edac694a545f3874aca9a92b7f071