FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:02:40 -07:00Saudi sprinter Masrahi to miss Olympics because of dopinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/721dc4b1138d435a94976a3302581c9aSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:25:20 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi authorities say sprinter Yousef Ahmed Masrahi will not compete in this summer's Olympics after failing a drug test.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/721dc4b1138d435a94976a3302581c9aTriple play helps Nationals hold off Giants 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e439955ff09442069aa8c17369359729Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:05:18 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Washington Nationals made history by turning the first 3-3-5 triple play ever in the major leagues then watched as third baseman Anthony Rendon tossed the ball from the milestone moment into the crowd at AT&T Park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e439955ff09442069aa8c17369359729Grandal's single caps 5-run rally as Dodgers beat D-backshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c7861e8ff8441048b1c0f92c81e0688Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:04:46 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The seventh inning took 72 minutes to complete, saw 21 batters come up, and twelve runs cross the plate. It gave the Los Angeles Dodgers' offense the opportunity for its most memorable outburst yet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c7861e8ff8441048b1c0f92c81e0688What's safe? Europe grapples with security after attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b3d41166e76452bb8040c70ebb1ba3dSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:50:07 GMTPARIS (AP) — You can't put a guard in every church and patrol every beach. But after a wave of attacks in Western Europe, authorities are struggling to protect their people as best they can. The French Riviera city of Cannes has banned large backpacks on beaches lest they hide explosives, and Britain is providing extra funding for security at tens of thousands of places of worship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b3d41166e76452bb8040c70ebb1ba3dSyrian civilians begin leaving rebel-held parts of Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72a9818055f2457b85ab336f01c53772Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:39:52 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that dozens of families have started leaving besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern city of Aleppo after the government opened safe corridors for civilians and fighters who want to leave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72a9818055f2457b85ab336f01c53772Bomb kills 1 security official, wounds 8 people in Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ded65fe97534f82bf7a96198f2256c1Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:58:29 GMTKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near a vehicle carrying paramilitary rangers in southern Pakistan, killing a security official and wounding three officers and five civilians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ded65fe97534f82bf7a96198f2256c1Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutionalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d486de8c42664f68ab68ade69dd9abaaSat, 30 Jul 2016 07:42:11 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled that a North Carolina law illegally targeted minorities with tougher ballot access rules, such as requiring photo identification to vote, adding a new partisan flashpoint in a swing state with a raft of hotly contested elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d486de8c42664f68ab68ade69dd9abaaRiverboat loses power, drifts from Nebraska to Iowahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bae1f922d73e49b2b3690bd1dc3a529dSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:19:07 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three people were injured when a riverboat carrying 135 passengers struck a riverbank in Omaha, Nebraska, lost power and drifted across the Missouri River before coming to rest near a park in Council Bluffs, Iowa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bae1f922d73e49b2b3690bd1dc3a529dSecurity suddenly boosted at Amsterdam's Schipol Airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da7d8ab4828e4a35980bdeedfb85fccdSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:52:43 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport has suddenly boosted its security in a move authorities there have linked to the "national threat level," snarling traffic as military police checked cars coming to drop passengers off.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da7d8ab4828e4a35980bdeedfb85fccdNicaragua electoral authority unseats opposition lawmakershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaf55a5993794f94bae8f33bd632669cSat, 30 Jul 2016 08:18:08 GMTMANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's top electoral authority decimated the country's political opposition on Friday by unseating practically all of its remaining lawmakers in congress as President Daniel Ortega prepares to seek a third term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaf55a5993794f94bae8f33bd632669cSpain: police bust sex-slave ring exploiting transsexualshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a697982ea01479e8cd770d2d0626221Sat, 30 Jul 2016 12:57:32 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested three members of a criminal group engaged in human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of foreign transsexuals and transvestites.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a697982ea01479e8cd770d2d0626221Philippine president withdraws cease-fire order after rebels kill government militiaman and fail to declare own trucehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/393093cc1def4e7daab660e1c776288eSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:28:38 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine president withdraws cease-fire order after rebels kill government militiaman and fail to declare own truce.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/393093cc1def4e7daab660e1c776288e21 dead as floods hit bus carrying wedding party in Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9492393e4c4f9f9f8c4f833e866018Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:03:04 GMTPESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Flash floods triggered by monsoon rains swept away a bus carrying a wedding party Saturday in northwest Pakistan, killing people 21 people, an official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9492393e4c4f9f9f8c4f833e866018The Latest: Pope meets girl whose artificial limbs he fundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b5ac0eb30f54e01b441331f105562adSat, 30 Jul 2016 11:20:57 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b5ac0eb30f54e01b441331f105562adArmenia: 73 injured in clashes with riot police, 23 detainedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/846a6be7688e49c591524aea2903a27bSat, 30 Jul 2016 11:29:45 GMTYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian health officials say 73 people needed medical treatment after clashes between riot police and supporters of gunmen from an opposition group who have been barricaded inside a police station in the capital for nearly two weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/846a6be7688e49c591524aea2903a27bPolice: Off-duty cop wounds detective probing domestic claimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0511ce5e82f24976b11d66d1d862c6bcSat, 30 Jul 2016 09:03:53 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Officials say an off-duty Indianapolis police officer shot a detective investigating a reported domestic violence incident involving the officer and his estranged wife. The off-duty officer fled to Ohio before being taken into custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0511ce5e82f24976b11d66d1d862c6bc2 Indian soldiers, 2 rebels killed in fighting in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea64768594b84326aa2bbf90e52612b1Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:41:03 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's army said Saturday that two rebels and two soldiers were killed in an overnight gunbattle close to the cease-fire line dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, as a curfew continued to be enforced in parts of Indian-held Kashmir.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea64768594b84326aa2bbf90e52612b1Pope visits sites tied to Polish saints in Krakowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f6a8835789f42b78d82a425bdc24e9dSat, 30 Jul 2016 08:35:09 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis took part in religious celebrations on Saturday at sites tied to two saints cherished in Poland — late pope St. John Paul II and St. Faustina, a mystic who had been a source of comfort to him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f6a8835789f42b78d82a425bdc24e9dBavaria governor criticizes Merkel's 'we will manage' mantrahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdf866cca0f748bb8bac22792a9c7764Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:32:57 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Bavaria's governor is distancing himself from Chancellor Angela Merkel's mantra that "we will manage" the refugee crisis following several attacks in Germany, including two committed by asylum-seekers and claimed by the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdf866cca0f748bb8bac22792a9c7764China slams higher European steel tariffs as unjustifiedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60ff0610055542f99df61385fb5f1071Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:33:47 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Beijing has criticized new European tariffs on Chinese steel as "unjustifiable" protectionism coming just weeks after commerce ministers from G-20 nations pledged to promote free trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60ff0610055542f99df61385fb5f1071Porcello pitches 5-hitter to lead Red Sox past Angels, 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c787a2ffedcd44a28c59d8524ce92f1aSat, 30 Jul 2016 08:03:40 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rick Porcello gave the Boston Red Sox just what they needed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c787a2ffedcd44a28c59d8524ce92f1aAfter World Cup success, Australia stood for better wageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e2ae2d493194b04aaaf455ff8d4e2ebSat, 30 Jul 2016 08:01:34 GMTLong before the U.S. women's soccer team filed a federal complaint over wage discrimination, the Australian women fought for better pay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e2ae2d493194b04aaaf455ff8d4e2ebGaza's Hamas hands out land hoping to avoid financial crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1134bfb6534b6a82fa48435f4c7381Sat, 30 Jul 2016 12:33:38 GMTKHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Earth movers dig into sand dunes on land where once Jewish settlements stood — prime real estate that the Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas group hopes will ease its worsening financial crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1134bfb6534b6a82fa48435f4c7381Putin tests West's sanctions resolve on visit to Sloveniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26a6cd4a8cf44d928fc1bd06a996e44aSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:39:31 GMTVRSIC, Slovenia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Slovenia, a member of both the European Union and NATO, testing Western unity in maintaining sanctions against the Kremlin for its role in Ukraine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26a6cd4a8cf44d928fc1bd06a996e44aItalian banking official: Stress test restores credibilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba29427e06564b6c8908943322aa71c3Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:09:39 GMTMILAN (AP) — The head of the Italian Banking Association says that the European stress test has restored credibility to the nation's banking sector.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba29427e06564b6c8908943322aa71c3Istanbul court releases hundreds of conscripts under arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33615f2e29a54c508734304ee4715c14Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:37:25 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — An Istanbul court has released hundreds of enlisted conscripts under arrest as part of the investigation into the July 15 abortive coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33615f2e29a54c508734304ee4715c14Belgium arrests 2 brothers suspected of plotting attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1265a60326e4c2e8e68ee2485371551Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:04:38 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Two brothers have been arrested in Belgium on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack, the Federal Prosecutor's Office announced Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1265a60326e4c2e8e68ee2485371551American women trump men in medal pursuit at Rio Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30442bec2f034ee68c04e3ef65c0c641Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:51:08 GMTThe image of sprightly gymnasts tumbling across a balance beam has always drawn American viewers during the Olympics, just like pictures of bikini-clad beach volleyball players going for gold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30442bec2f034ee68c04e3ef65c0c641Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zikahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9051a47ac4844f8b9494e589f5553e59Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:49:38 GMTMIAMI (AP) — There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami's trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9051a47ac4844f8b9494e589f5553e59Doubts about informant cause Chandra Levy case to crumblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0a35c84fee4605a5bb5e3482acb574Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:26:53 GMTMcLEAN, Va. (AP) — Armando Morales was a gang leader, drug dealer and a jailhouse snitch. But he was also a commanding, dynamic presence on the witness stand when he told jurors that his cellmate, Ingmar Guandique, confessed to the murder of Washington intern Chandra Levy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0a35c84fee4605a5bb5e3482acb574German lawyer: Erdogan lawsuits in Germany remain in placehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e2002d4064496d947ad4dff747870cSat, 30 Jul 2016 11:01:28 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German lawyer who has represented Turkey's president says lawsuits filed in Germany over alleged insults remain in place, despite Recep Tayyip Erdogan's announcement that he was dropping all suits against people charged with insulting him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e2002d4064496d947ad4dff747870cTeen released, 2 still in custody for French church attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a941e277d3e4893acd17cf6bfb22189Sat, 30 Jul 2016 12:48:51 GMTPARIS (AP) — A teenager detained following the gruesome killing of an 85-year-old priest by a pair of jihadi attackers in northwest France was released Saturday, a French official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a941e277d3e4893acd17cf6bfb22189FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbf4b430b2b042f293e4067406d6a147Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:31:26 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbf4b430b2b042f293e4067406d6a147City officials: 3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting north of Seattlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2d868c4bda44517bc1550488bb9ddf8Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:43:42 GMTMUKILTEO, Washington (AP) — Officials say a shooting at a suburban Seattle home has left three people dead and another person hurt, and that a suspect is in custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2d868c4bda44517bc1550488bb9ddf8Some 100 aircraft from 9 countries stage airshow in Romaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c127b0e2314845df8d5549118c1e0b93Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:51:22 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 100 military and civilian airplanes and helicopters from nine countries have begun daring air exercises at an airshow in the Romanian capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c127b0e2314845df8d5549118c1e0b93The Latest: Pope advices young pilgrims over lunchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53e56055485e449bbe867c24f8132c58Sat, 30 Jul 2016 12:56:04 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53e56055485e449bbe867c24f8132c58LEADING OFF: Arrieta aims to end skid, Pomeranz bids for 1sthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19b6917b0edc4089b883a58bf02f23d5Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:02:48 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19b6917b0edc4089b883a58bf02f23d5Monsoon floods kill at least 52 people in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b072708e58f4a919daa356cce03d597Sat, 30 Jul 2016 12:27:39 GMTGAUHATI, India (AP) — Indian authorities on Saturday tried to rescue thousands of people stranded in flooded villages after a week of heavy rain killed at least 52 people and uprooted tens of thousands of others from their homes in the states of Assam in the remote northeast and Bihar in the east.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b072708e58f4a919daa356cce03d597The Latest: Francis calls for churchmen to tend to the needyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7829003aad794340b6bc9e4af72d44baSat, 30 Jul 2016 09:25:24 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7829003aad794340b6bc9e4af72d44baReport: Belgium arrests 2 suspected of plotting attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fa48c9e6aea460fa2ffc7c6e0ee177eSat, 30 Jul 2016 09:08:44 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian media say police have arrested two brothers on suspicion of plotting an attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fa48c9e6aea460fa2ffc7c6e0ee177eDoubts about informant causes Chandra Levy case to crumblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26e8ab1586b24cd196a9effedebdfd7aSat, 30 Jul 2016 07:40:08 GMTMcLEAN, Va. (AP) — Armando Morales was a gang leader, drug dealer and a jailhouse snitch. But he was also a commanding, dynamic presence on the witness stand when he told jurors that his cellmate, Ingmar Guandique, confessed to the murder of Washington intern Chandra Levy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26e8ab1586b24cd196a9effedebdfd7aStunt driver school trains for Georgia's film industry needshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3c665e7c5f3436e8ad5a63b1f3a3b9dSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:40:17 GMTDAWSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Stuntwoman Natalie Govin found work easily in South Florida — until funds for the state's film incentives program recently went dry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3c665e7c5f3436e8ad5a63b1f3a3b9dPope urges clergy to go into world and tend to needyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a43820f12784ff39ea6fe09cd382207Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:17:31 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged his churchmen to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy on the peripheries as he celebrated a Mass Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. John Paul II, the Polish pontiff whose staunch defense of workers' rights in the 1970s and 80s challenged his nation's then Communist rulers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a43820f12784ff39ea6fe09cd382207Philippine president calls off truce after rebel attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/125d5c7fe8a2465cb720a04df60b9f6dSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:33:28 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has withdrawn a cease-fire order after communist guerrillas killed a government militiaman and failed to declare their own truce by a Saturday deadline he had given.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/125d5c7fe8a2465cb720a04df60b9f6dMore bug spray, less dining al fresco planned in Zika zonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1024f206985346ec990959c958bde8f3Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:46:23 GMTMIAMI (AP) — As word spread that Miami's hippest neighborhood was now considered ground zero for the first mosquito-transmitted infections of the Zika virus in the U.S. mainland, many residents vowed to take precautions, local officials urged tourists not to change travel plans and mosquito-control workers geared up for war against the pests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1024f206985346ec990959c958bde8f3AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a331f5fb7b6e49ffa3e23fab122697eaSat, 30 Jul 2016 09:27:01 GMTHighlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a331f5fb7b6e49ffa3e23fab122697eaTeen released, 2 in custody following French church attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c80ea24cade4162bc338c6605501b30Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:26:58 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French official says a teenager detained following the killing of an 85-year-old priest by a pair of jihadi attackers in northwest France has been released.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c80ea24cade4162bc338c6605501b30Yemen government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b772cc2f68f74e66a67d9b401a7695afSat, 30 Jul 2016 11:21:52 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's government delegation has quit talks in Kuwait with Shiite Houthi rebels despite resuming them earlier this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b772cc2f68f74e66a67d9b401a7695afAfghan official: Taliban capture district in Helmandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a46773448f44481ca8db1e5717aa8f3fSat, 30 Jul 2016 11:41:01 GMTKANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An important district in Afghanistan's southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen under Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed around 17 police and wounded up to 10 others, an official said on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a46773448f44481ca8db1e5717aa8f3fNorth Korea sends close aide of Kim Jong Un to Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ad9a3676221436ba9aa421a1a286f9eSat, 30 Jul 2016 11:10:59 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday sent a high-level delegation led by a top aide to leader Kim Jong Un to Rio de Janeiro for the upcoming Olympics, state media said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ad9a3676221436ba9aa421a1a286f9e