FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 May 2016 04:48:36 -07:00UN envoy says talks to resume in Kuwait on ending Yemen war, 04 May 2016 09:08:41 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — The U.N. envoy trying to negotiate an end to the war in Yemen says peace talks will resume in Kuwait. moves on granting visa-free travel to Turkish citizens, 04 May 2016 11:34:42 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive Commission is recommending that Turkish citizens be allowed to travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business trips, a major step toward fulfilling a key part of an agreement with Turkey to deal with the migrant crisis. Latest: EU moves to extend border controls, 04 May 2016 11:22:13 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local): councils face court challenge over Israel boycotts, 04 May 2016 11:24:54 GMTLONDON (AP) — A Jewish group has launched a lawsuit against British local authorities that called for boycotts of goods from Israeli settlements, claiming the actions are anti-Semitic. Dhabi's Etihad: 31 injured by severe turbulence in Asia, 04 May 2016 11:03:20 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' national airline says several passengers were injured when one of its flights encountered sudden turbulence as it prepared to land in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. military tries musical approach to image building, 04 May 2016 11:24:22 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's military has a bulging arsenal of ships, warplanes and missiles, but this week, music is its weapon of choice. envoy says talks resume in Kuwait on ending Yemen war, 04 May 2016 09:57:29 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — The U.N. envoy trying to negotiate an end to the war in Yemen said peace talks resumed Wednesday in Kuwait. Latest: Trump says he'll accept small contributions, 04 May 2016 11:34:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): court OKs crackdown on e-cigarettes, packaging, 04 May 2016 11:37:30 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court dealt a blow to the tobacco industry Wednesday by approving sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, ban menthol cigarettes and regulate the growing electronic cigarette market. charge man after hijacked bus kills pedestrian in DC, 04 May 2016 10:29:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police have charged a Washington man after they say he hijacked a bus, then struck and killed a pedestrian when the bus jumped a curb at a gas station. tanks open fire at Gaza after mortar attack, 04 May 2016 11:25:53 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says a tank has fired at a target in the northern Gaza Strip following an explosion on the Palestinian side of the border. in miner tumble after Brazil sues over dam disaster, 04 May 2016 10:01:48 GMTLONDON (AP) — Shares in miner BHP Billiton Ltd tumbled after Brazil's Federal Public Prosecution said it had launched a $43 billion civil suit for a dam break that killed 19 people and caused the worst environmental disaster in the country's history. minister nominated to head 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games, 04 May 2016 09:54:46 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean organizers have officially selected former government minister Lee Hee-beom as the new head of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang., Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign, 04 May 2016 11:19:13 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton — a stunning political triumph for a first-time candidate whose appeal to frustrated voters was widely underestimated., home of Elvis, receives 20 millionth paid visitor, 04 May 2016 11:20:12 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The operators of Graceland say the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and music of Elvis Presley has received its 20 millionth paid visitor. unleashes Twitter storm on Trump, 04 May 2016 09:55:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senator Elizabeth Warren has taken to Twitter to attack what she calls presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's "toxic stew of hatred & insecurity." oil prices, freight rates hit Maersk group's profits, 04 May 2016 11:18:32 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Low oil prices and freight rates weighed on profits at Danish shipping and energy group A.P. Moller-Maersk, though not as sharply as analysts had feared. Patton Oswalt remembers wife in touching essay, 04 May 2016 11:38:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Patton Oswalt has authored a touching essay nearly two weeks after the unexpected death of his wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara. to allow medical cannabis consumption in some cases, 04 May 2016 10:53:44 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet has approved a bill that will allow patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication. Strike keeps El Mundo newspaper off streets, 04 May 2016 09:05:54 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's second-largest newspaper, El Mundo, has not appeared in news kiosks owing to a strike over planned layoffs. It is the first time the newspaper's publication has been hit by a stoppage since its foundation in 1989. to boost troops levels along borders to counter NATO, 04 May 2016 11:31:48 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it will form new military divisions to be stationed along the country's borders with Europe to counter a planned NATO buildup. ships and planes, Chinese singers assert sea claims, 04 May 2016 08:56:35 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's military has dispatched ships and planes — even constructed new islands to assert its maritime claims. Now it's deploying a new set of tools to uphold Chinese sovereignty: Magicians, singers and actors. evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town, 04 May 2016 11:07:07 GMTFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A fire that forced the evacuation of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, could get worse Wednesday, but no injuries have been reported, officials said. loses Chinese lawsuit over iPhone name, 04 May 2016 08:56:05 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on wallets and handbags. target home in Atlanta mayor's neighborhood, 04 May 2016 11:30:47 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police say they're investigating a robbery at a home in the neighborhood where Atlanta's mayor lives. Things to Know for Today, 04 May 2016 10:04:39 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Algerian paper faces closure threat, 04 May 2016 08:49:43 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Independent Algerian newspaper El Khabar is facing likely closure after the government cracked down on its ad revenue and challenged its pending sale in court. army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban, 04 May 2016 09:50:54 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army chief signed off on the death sentences of 11 members of the Taliban convicted of terrorism, kidnappings, attacks on civilians as well as assaults on police and army officers, an army statement said. commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US, 04 May 2016 09:52:34 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The deputy commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they "threaten" the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday. Latest: Paris police, protesters scuffle over migrants, 04 May 2016 09:01:49 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local): operating sex trafficking enterprise gets life sentence, 04 May 2016 10:52:04 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man convicted of running a sex trafficking operation that recruited women and girls as young as 16 years old into prostitution has been sentenced to life in prison. rules out "what if" austerity measures sought by IMF, 04 May 2016 11:03:51 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek government official says the country will not approve contingency savings measures that the International Monetary Fund is demanding in case the country does not meet budget targets set out by bailout lenders. defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry, 04 May 2016 11:10:11 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Switzerland's defense minister says his department was targeted by hackers in January and is indicating that the motive was industrial espionage. Right Now: UK's FTSE leads Europe down as miners hit, 04 May 2016 10:35:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): Prince tried to meet with doctor before death, 04 May 2016 11:31:40 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A published report says Prince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death. Defense Sec'y Carter: Campaign against IS 'far from over', 04 May 2016 10:40:46 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of an American Navy SEAL in Iraq shows that despite recent gains against the Islamic State in Iraq, "this fight is far from over," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday. the size of a tennis ball could fetch $70 million, 04 May 2016 11:19:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — It's a rock for the ages. America says he isn't afraid of superhero fatigue, 04 May 2016 09:20:06 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain America: Civil War" star Chris Evans isn't worried about superhero fatigue at the cineplex. countries could face hefty fines for rejected refugees, 04 May 2016 08:55:26 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries that refuse to accept refugees under proposals to overhaul the EU's failed asylum laws could face large fines for each asylum seeker rejected. Commission recommends Turkish citizens can travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business trips, 04 May 2016 11:01:33 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — EU Commission recommends Turkish citizens can travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business trips. held for New Jersey student killed at frat house, 04 May 2016 10:02:33 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A vigil has been held for a New Jersey Institute of Technology student shot to death during a burglary at a fraternity house near the school. Dutch Shell first quarter earnings down 58 percent, 04 May 2016 10:47:18 GMTLONDON (AP) — Oil company Royal Dutch Shell said first-quarter earnings plunged 58 percent as depressed crude prices create "hugely challenging times" for the energy industry. Latest: Trump leaning to politician for No. 2 on ticket, 04 May 2016 11:05:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times local): riot police cordon off journalists' union in Cairo, 04 May 2016 11:04:36 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian riot police on Wednesday cordoned off the headquarters of the journalists' union and limited access to the building in an escalating standoff following a raid on the premises and the arrest of two journalists. growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarter, 04 May 2016 10:31:40 GMTLONDON (AP) — As winter turned to spring, the eurozone economy appears to have lost some — but by no means all — of the momentum that saw it grow faster than the U.S. in the first quarter of the year.'s Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you, 04 May 2016 11:01:43 GMTIt's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one. court: Tougher rules on electronic cigarettes, 04 May 2016 10:19:45 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court has approved new rules requiring plain cigarette packs, banning menthol cigarettes and regulating the growing electronic cigarette market. governor defies party politics with pair of vetoes, 04 May 2016 11:08:37 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election year politics in a deep red state. turmoil costs AB Inbev in quarterly results, 04 May 2016 10:03:59 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The world's biggest brewer, AB Inbev, says economic and political turmoil in Brazil hit its quarterly earnings, with sales volumes declining by 10 percent in the huge Latin American nation. stocks lower on growth concern, 04 May 2016 09:02:51 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after weaker Chinese manufacturing and a cut in Europe's growth outlook fueled fears about the global economy.