FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:50:25 -07:00Helmet heist doesn't stop Ohio team from taking the fieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1150e9452eb74a6089ee54e1bec6da14Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:11:30 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The high school football season has kicked off around Ohio. But for one team in Columbus, just getting on the field for its season opener proved to be quite a feat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1150e9452eb74a6089ee54e1bec6da14Court nixes assembly ban in German town hit by violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3f7afad4c44e578dec5c294b0d7262Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:26:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court on Saturday overturned a weekend ban on assemblies in an eastern town where anti-foreigner violence a week ago shook the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3f7afad4c44e578dec5c294b0d7262Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7740bc5fbfca4ab18ebee18208665005Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:30:21 GMTHAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7740bc5fbfca4ab18ebee18208665005Hiker rescued by helicopter in New Hampshirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b7c89870f104b31b007967cc37face6Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:05:19 GMTFRANCONIA, N.H. (AP) — A hiker who reported having a medical emergency has been rescued by helicopter from New Hampshire's White Mountains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b7c89870f104b31b007967cc37face6Nigeria: Boko Haram used teenager to spy on airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b10cbbb81cd74e4d95de8bb45779bbf7Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:53:31 GMTABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram infiltrated the capital's main airport and was using a teenager to carrying out surveillance, Nigeria's intelligence agency said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b10cbbb81cd74e4d95de8bb45779bbf7Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ecfdb322ffc4544b2a59ccaa6b35506Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:04:10 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California's professional sports teams.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ecfdb322ffc4544b2a59ccaa6b35506Police sometimes turn on the citizen with a smartphone videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/175a480aba7d4674920abaa18aa8a0f8Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:45:38 GMTHAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Smartphones are making it easier than ever for people to record police encounters with the public, providing evidence of beatings and shootings that wouldn't have existed otherwise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/175a480aba7d4674920abaa18aa8a0f8Leaders discuss possible new Ukraine summit, France sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53deb3de3eda4e4eb840ec680d1ce22aSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:34:15 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The leaders of France, Germany and Russia have spoken by phone and are exploring the possibility of a summit with Ukraine's president about the conflict in the country's east.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53deb3de3eda4e4eb840ec680d1ce22aTens of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand Najib resignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cad2aa5583f4416ea55848f6408760feSat, 29 Aug 2015 16:03:25 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns defiantly held a major rally in the capital Saturday to demand the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cad2aa5583f4416ea55848f6408760feThe Latest: Thousands march in Lebanon for government reformhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41f5ce891aef4d4dadb41ff814f682d4Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:49:45 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41f5ce891aef4d4dadb41ff814f682d4Young migrant found suffocated in boat off Greek islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5b6db2131994e22a3515c61656e8fa4Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:34:27 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old migrant has been found suffocated on a yacht that carried 59 others to a Greek island.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5b6db2131994e22a3515c61656e8fa4The Latest on Houston deputy: Memorial pops up at gas pumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b428bb3ef8dd47f49db22a828eae77deSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:19:23 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — 10:20 a.m.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b428bb3ef8dd47f49db22a828eae77deActivist: thousands of fish dead near Olympic Park in Brazilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/694f32a3a809456f83880c0346c67326Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:15:59 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian environmentalist and biologist Mario Moscatelli says sewage has killed at least a ton of fish in a lagoon next to the Olympic Park that will host many Rio 2016 events.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/694f32a3a809456f83880c0346c67326Lawyer: Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be7cc7bf7a744ab85074afa82cdb669Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:35:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be7cc7bf7a744ab85074afa82cdb669Turkish jets join US-led coalition in airstrikes against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b344ff0157f749f882e061533928e21cSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:23:14 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkey announced on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b344ff0157f749f882e061533928e21cHungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14b16b759aa54f768c4ace8be2a8cc84Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:29:39 GMTKECSKEMET, Hungary (AP) — Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14b16b759aa54f768c4ace8be2a8cc84Algae drives down property values on Lake Champlainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f93486e6e764b4d82ce32f7d4ce4d97Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:03:18 GMTGEORGIA, Vt. (AP) — The two cottages on the shore of Lake Champlain will someday be passed down to her children but Enid Letourneau worries the algae that turns the shoreline pea-soup green each August means they won't amount to much of an inheritance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f93486e6e764b4d82ce32f7d4ce4d97The Latest: Wreaths laid to remember Katrina victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/542d3ed6530d44e590ebab4384e34aaeSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:00:10 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/542d3ed6530d44e590ebab4384e34aaeVatican: Heart attack killed ex-envoy charged with sex abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/890975c703f54c0981d50bc70d3782e9Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:44:14 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — The former papal envoy to the Dominican Republic, who went on trial at the Holy See this summer for alleged sexual abuse of minors, died of a heart attack, according to initial autopsy results, the Vatican said Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/890975c703f54c0981d50bc70d3782e9Thousands of Lebanese protesters gather in Beiruthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11c98ac646dd47f78b64bbcbc7e0093aSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:04:06 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of people began gathering Saturday amid tight security in downtown Beirut, ahead of a major rally to protest government corruption and the country's dysfunctional political system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11c98ac646dd47f78b64bbcbc7e0093aFed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb55594655c24074a306143dab1c41c1Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:33:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have been keeping inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb55594655c24074a306143dab1c41c1Pakistan army kills 14 suspected militants near Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f116aed175444d8a4a82db592a2e09bSat, 29 Aug 2015 16:35:19 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani military says its latest airstrikes in a troubled tribal region near Afghanistan have killed 14 suspected militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f116aed175444d8a4a82db592a2e09bRussia denounces Latvian ban on news agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dcd807fbd6b4f4bace17e30837835b2Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:08:57 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Latvia has refused permission to a Russian state news agency to open a bureau in the country — a case that Moscow says is open discrimination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dcd807fbd6b4f4bace17e30837835b2Deputy ambushed, fatally shot at gas station near Houstonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f314ecfccff4e1486392ba1a9e143f3Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:52:00 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The search for the suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was shot several times while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station continued Saturday, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f314ecfccff4e1486392ba1a9e143f3IS detains dozens in Iraqi town after rare street protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65fcb1c9671e4958a09c72755f23902bSat, 29 Aug 2015 14:49:47 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants detained at least 70 people in a remote western Iraqi town on Saturday following a rare street demonstration protesting the extremist group's execution of a local resident, security officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65fcb1c9671e4958a09c72755f23902bOregon hemp farmer says startup going slowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f747a3705c641fcb4769a56124feb58Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:38:21 GMTGRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — One of Oregon's first hemp farmers says a lack of seed is making it tough to get going.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f747a3705c641fcb4769a56124feb58As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worriedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7cd310bda984a2585ba58d7c837ef01Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:30:09 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated Saturday, but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7cd310bda984a2585ba58d7c837ef01France: European countries to increase checks on trainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd4229d59d7d4ebab314d2a02fe5389fSat, 29 Aug 2015 16:27:31 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's interior minister says European countries will increase ID checks and baggage checks on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd4229d59d7d4ebab314d2a02fe5389fHealth, election work elevated Jimmy Carter post-presidencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a28c8242b82b4b6d92586abcf0e007ebSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:11:41 GMTATLANTA (AP) — To Azaratu Zakaria, Jimmy Carter's battle against the Guinea worm is represented by a scar.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a28c8242b82b4b6d92586abcf0e007ebBolt perfect yet again at worlds; Eaton sets world recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cab61e173af3428fac9121d6ef661d80Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:23:57 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Usain Bolt is perfect yet again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cab61e173af3428fac9121d6ef661d80Rhodes awarded pole after rain cancels Xfinity qualifyinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e40ce3d464ca418b8293a14a739682b5Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:49:20 GMTELHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America has been cancelled due to wet track conditions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e40ce3d464ca418b8293a14a739682b5Thomas Pieters takes lead at Czech Masters after 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d652305df6274bf7afcb24104e596d68Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:08:25 GMTVYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Thomas Pieters of Belgium shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday despite being penalized for hitting the wrong ball, taking a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Czech Masters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d652305df6274bf7afcb24104e596d68The Latest on Houston deputy: Authorities searching a homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ac94e11f70648f2b97de894132195e5Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:46:20 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — 10:45 a.m.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ac94e11f70648f2b97de894132195e5Michelin recalls truck, RV tires prone to rupturinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d11ab42d874942b9e0eaf160bdbe30Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:55:23 GMTMichelin is recalling around 104,000 BF Goodrich tires used for light trucks and recreational vehicles because the sidewalls can rupture under severe use conditions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d11ab42d874942b9e0eaf160bdbe30Thousands of Lebanese protesters pour into Beirut squarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eb01ef184804a9ebb345ae997364cc5Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:47:29 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of people poured into a major square in downtown Beirut Saturday amid tight security, in the largest of the demonstrations that began last week over garbage piling up in the streets of Beirut following the closure of a main landfill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eb01ef184804a9ebb345ae997364cc5Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/918748cf815f4f0cac340d0d976612c7Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:16:49 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/918748cf815f4f0cac340d0d976612c7Survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire eruptedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b52d67529f1f400fb5fb025c6856e511Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:45:54 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The chamber of commerce official who was answering questions about her community on live TV when gunfire erupted said she never saw the gunman walk up to the group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b52d67529f1f400fb5fb025c6856e511Officials: 7 die in Nigeria air force plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a3e76201154cf183eb0dde8bb1cb41Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:44:06 GMTKADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian air force says one of its aircraft has crashed into a residential house in Kaduna state killing all four crew and three passengers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a3e76201154cf183eb0dde8bb1cb41France: European countries to increase ID and baggage checks on trains after thwarted attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddd19e3ef11145618e2d59daa9842991Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:20:13 GMTPARIS (AP) — France: European countries to increase ID and baggage checks on trains after thwarted attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddd19e3ef11145618e2d59daa984299138 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5bab3bb0a9048cda1e390e518ea02d9Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:49:08 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to Swaziland's most famous traditional festival, a rights group said on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5bab3bb0a9048cda1e390e518ea02d9Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/191d917b6eb7481bbb846601f2b8b2f9Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:48:02 GMTHAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Thomas Demint's voice is heard only briefly on the eight-minute video he took of police officers arresting two of his friends, and body-slamming their mother. "I'm videotaping this, sir," he tells an officer. "I'm just videotaping this."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/191d917b6eb7481bbb846601f2b8b2f9Ridin' with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27f8eec141b64a13a2cc5dc0739b6402Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:41:07 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27f8eec141b64a13a2cc5dc0739b6402Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ee152aa07214791abb5f487a18068edSat, 29 Aug 2015 16:08:48 GMTCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by diplomats, press freedom advocates and human rights organizations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ee152aa07214791abb5f487a18068edLibya migrant disaster death toll rises to 117http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3648dcf30dd0469bb0c6811a70d8610bSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:54:34 GMTTRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Rescue workers have recovered 12 more bodies off the Libyan coast, raising the death toll from the latest disaster for migrants trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean to 117, Libyan authorities said on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3648dcf30dd0469bb0c6811a70d8610bIran president opposes parliament vote on nuclear dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb9909c1227435dbb4aa5f452595413Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:12:46 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Hassan Rouhani has opposed a parliamentary vote on the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, saying terms of the agreement will turn into legal obligation if it is passed by the house.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb9909c1227435dbb4aa5f452595413On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c0d1275b25f4380ab5a0d13fb6944adSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:32:11 GMTThe on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station's signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours of horror, delivered in electronic bursts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c0d1275b25f4380ab5a0d13fb6944adResidents across Gulf remember Katrina's might, recoveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1b4b8c07904480ea23afa51a3fbc30eSat, 29 Aug 2015 16:08:14 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells, residents in Mississippi and Louisiana gathered Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina slammed into their states — causing deadly and costly havoc.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1b4b8c07904480ea23afa51a3fbc30eThe Latest: Lebanese group threaten to escalate protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eb975b94f6a41e0a827379654c0a267Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:26:22 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eb975b94f6a41e0a827379654c0a267Europe rethinks train security after Americans thwart attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/448b12c3121a46b9a8ed74d200728eb8Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:49:05 GMTPARIS (AP) — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France's interior minister said Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/448b12c3121a46b9a8ed74d200728eb8Belgium lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI liveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04abf43f14ea45e3bff7bdcc2342392bSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:04:34 GMTBASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the United States, politicians and a military honor guard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04abf43f14ea45e3bff7bdcc2342392b