FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Sep 2017 08:46:50 -07:00Filipino protesters slam martial law, killings under Duterte, 21 Sep 2017 14:44:00 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of protesters marked Thursday's anniversary of the 1972 declaration of martial law by late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos with an outcry against what they say are the current president's authoritarian tendencies and his bloody crackdown on illegal drugs. affirms 'Master Bob' murder conviction in Michigan, 21 Sep 2017 15:18:30 GMTGROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the murder conviction of a former Rotary Club president who was accused of arranging his wife's death so he could devote himself to a life of bondage with other women as "Master Bob." insurers, accounting for meteorological violence begins, 21 Sep 2017 15:01:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast. 18 Washington State takes on stumbling Nevada, 21 Sep 2017 15:20:55 GMTNevada (0-3) at No. 18 Washington State (3-0), Saturday, 6 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Networks) mortgage rates move higher, 21 Sep 2017 14:46:45 GMTLong-term mortgage rates rose this week, lifting the 30-year, fixed-rate home loan from its low for the year. vows more sanctions over North Korea's nuclear buildup, 21 Sep 2017 15:36:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday the U.S. will impose new sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear weapons buildup, speaking just days after he threatened to "totally destroy" the country if forced to defend the U.S. or its allies. indict 3 over alleged al-Qaida propaganda videos, 21 Sep 2017 15:14:10 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Switzerland on Thursday announced indictments of the leader of a prominent Swiss Islamic group and two other top members over alleged al-Qaida propaganda videos posted on YouTube. Contacted by phone in Bangladesh, one of the suspects rejected the case as "politically motivated." Nebraska inmate stabbed 130 times during riot, 21 Sep 2017 15:22:00 GMTTECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — An investigator says one of two inmates killed during a Nebraska prison riot this year was stabbed more than 130 times. Ondaatje novel 'Warlight' coming in May, 21 Sep 2017 14:45:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Michael Ondaatje (On-DAH-Chay), author of the acclaimed novel "The English Patient," is once again writing about World War II.'s electoral commission announces it has moved the date for fresh presidential election to Oct 26., 21 Sep 2017 14:41:43 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's electoral commission announces it has moved the date for fresh presidential election to Oct 26. police tear gas protesters of 'life presidency' bill, 21 Sep 2017 15:12:46 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters and arrested dozens of people opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to extend his rule. whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died, 21 Sep 2017 15:25:50 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A relative says the baby born of a Michigan woman who chose to forego chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died. votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State, 21 Sep 2017 14:59:27 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. investigators can help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, the Security Council decided Thursday. Latest: 'White Allies Only' rally planned in St. Louis, 21 Sep 2017 14:50:41 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on demonstrations after the acquittal of a former St. Louis police officer (all times local): city evacuates high-rise apartments over fire risk, 21 Sep 2017 14:39:35 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Officials in the western German city of Dortmund say they are evacuating a residential tower block that's home to hundreds of people for fire safety concerns. Latest: US rescuers arrive to help in Mexico quake, 21 Sep 2017 14:57:41 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local): stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria, 21 Sep 2017 14:55:11 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods. fixed mortgage rate rises to 3.83 percent, 21 Sep 2017 14:57:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term mortgage rates rose this week, lifting the 30-year fixed mortgage from the lowest levels of 2017. official uses slur to describe prosecutors, apologizes, 21 Sep 2017 15:40:16 GMTBROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A city official in southern Texas has apologized for using a racial slur to describe two black assistant district attorneys. Korea urges North Korea to abandon nukes, seek talks, 21 Sep 2017 15:19:59 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Adopting a less confrontational stance than key allies, South Korea's president urged North Korea on Thursday to abandon its nuclear weapons and seek dialogue to prevent conflict breaking out on the divided peninsula. electoral officials set Oct. 26 as date for new polls, 21 Sep 2017 15:19:10 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's electoral commission has moved the date for fresh presidential elections to Oct 26, as President Uhuru Kenyatta strongly criticized the court decision to hold new polls. Latest: Court rules hearsay use OK against Drew Peterson, 21 Sep 2017 15:03:22 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on Drew Peterson's murder conviction in the death of his third wife (all times local): Latest: President Trump gives hurricane update, 21 Sep 2017 15:00:39 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): stock indexes edge lower in morning trading; oil falling, 21 Sep 2017 15:30:15 GMTU.S. stock indexes edged lower in morning trading Thursday, wiping out modest gains from a day earlier. Investors were sizing up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Technology stocks were down the most. Supermarket operators and other consumer-focused stocks also fell. Industrial companies and banks led the gainers. admits church realized sex abuse problem 'a bit late', 21 Sep 2017 14:46:04 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was "a bit late" in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice of moving pedophiles around rather than sanctioning them was to blame. 100 migrants missing after shipwreck off Libya's coast, 21 Sep 2017 14:45:37 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The Libyan coast guard says some 100 migrants are missing after a shipwreck off the country's west coast. court upholds murder conviction of Drew Peterson, 21 Sep 2017 15:27:47 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding the conviction. Secy DeVos uses her private plane for work travel, 21 Sep 2017 15:06:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses a private jet to fly around the country to tour schools and attend other work events on her own dime, according to her office. ATM at 50: How it's changed consumer behavior, 21 Sep 2017 15:30:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. They're ubiquitous — and possibly still a necessity, despite the big changes in how people pay for things. Structure hiding Confederate monument is legal, 21 Sep 2017 14:53:12 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham is asking a judge to dismiss the state of Alabama's lawsuit challenging a plywood screen that was built to hide a Confederate monument in a downtown park. Some records in slaying of 4 can be open to public, 21 Sep 2017 14:58:52 GMTAYER, Mass. (AP) — Some court records in the case of a Maine man charged with fatally beating his mother, grandparents and their caretaker in a Massachusetts home can be made public, a judge ruled Wednesday. nearly everything's a winner, gold investors get antsy, 21 Sep 2017 15:22:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a world where nearly every investment is rising, so is gold. But a big part of why many investors are buying gold is that they're worried those other investments, such as stocks and bonds, are due for a drop. employees are ordered to attend anti-leaking classes, 21 Sep 2017 14:52:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce federal laws and rules against leaking government information. Latest: Spain court to fine Catalan election board, 21 Sep 2017 15:17:50 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on independence efforts in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local):' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders, 21 Sep 2017 14:40:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. R Us revs up for holiday hiring, 21 Sep 2017 15:06:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us may have filed for Chapter 11 reorganization, but the toy chain is revving up its holiday hiring. Engineers in NYC-area train crashes had sleep apnea, 21 Sep 2017 15:27:06 GMTThe engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year were both suffering from severe sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to investigative reports and interview transcripts made public Thursday. subpoena docs from co-owners of failed nuclear project, 21 Sep 2017 15:37:28 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal authorities have subpoenaed documents from both companies that abandoned a multi-billion dollar nuclear power construction project in South Carolina, the utilities confirmed Thursday, signaling the first concrete evidence of a federal probe into the failure. Latest: Banners, yelling at forum on new St. Louis chief, 21 Sep 2017 15:30:30 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on demonstrations following the acquittal of a former St. Louis police officer (all times local): employees ordered to attend anti-leaking classes, 21 Sep 2017 15:13:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance with laws and rules against leaking classified or sensitive government information. paintings to be reunited for first time since 1932, 21 Sep 2017 14:59:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — An exhibition in Paris and London will reunite three Picasso nudes painted days apart but not displayed together for almost a century, the Tate Modern gallery said Thursday. ventriloquist wins 'America's Got Talent', 21 Sep 2017 15:17:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A 12-year-old singing ventriloquist is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the "America's Got Talent" crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition. president says Pakistan must crush militant hideouts, 21 Sep 2017 14:58:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Abolishing militant hideouts in Pakistan is critical to establishing peace in neighboring Afghanistan, the Afghan leader said Thursday before meeting President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. on desk after violent arrest of man 'trying to help', 21 Sep 2017 15:18:49 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — One of five Pittsburgh officers involved in a violent arrest recorded by a bystander and posted to Facebook has been assigned to desk duty, while the man he punched during the arrest says he was just trying to help police make another arrest. protest arrests by Spain over Catalonia vote, 21 Sep 2017 14:55:32 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands gathered Thursday at the gates of Catalonia's judicial body in Barcelona to demand the release of a dozen officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence that Spanish authorities are challenging as illegal. arrests man, woman for alleged links to IS, 21 Sep 2017 14:51:26 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish authorities say two people have been arrested under the country's anti-terror laws for allegedly purchasing and shipping items "to be used in combat" from Denmark to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. champ Andre Ward retires, desire no longer there, 21 Sep 2017 15:42:03 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward is retiring from boxing with an undefeated record because he no longer has the desire to fight. agency urging corporate cybersecurity upgrades is hacked, 21 Sep 2017 15:31:23 GMTThe federal agency responsible for ensuring that markets function as they should and for protecting investors was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to profit illegally. in Belgium's Jewish Museum shooting 'may have tumor', 21 Sep 2017 14:57:58 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The lawyer of a Frenchman accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish Museum in Belgium said Thursday his client may have a brain tumor and is being denied medical treatment. a new appliance? Learn, compare - then ask for a deal, 21 Sep 2017 14:51:09 GMTUnless you're an expert in spin cycles, buying an appliance could leave you dizzy.