FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:52:31 -07:00Spain: Political wrangling continues after regional voteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3fd8a647aa84cf388aaeeac2c46e1bbMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:18:31 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's political quagmire showed no signs of being resolved Monday after a regional election gave a small boost to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative Popular Party, but failed to dispel doubts over whether he can form a new national government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3fd8a647aa84cf388aaeeac2c46e1bbMissouri couple killed in crash during Disney vacationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d280d6c26b354322b85734d9a6a06e9aMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:20:11 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Missouri couple died and their two young daughters were seriously injured in a traffic crash Sunday near Orlando during a Disney World vacation, the Florida Highway Patrol said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d280d6c26b354322b85734d9a6a06e9aElevator trouble closes Washington Monument indefinitelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/398b359a57424a578828d7303400cc0bMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:21:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will be closed indefinitely because of ongoing problems with its elevator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/398b359a57424a578828d7303400cc0bIran releases Canadian-Iranian professor held since Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16a983884877415e86528816732092b5Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:28:11 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Canadian-Iranian retired professor was released from prison on "humanitarian grounds" and flown out of Iran on Monday, Iran's state-run news agency said, ending her months of detention alongside other dual nationals swept up by hard-liners in the security services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16a983884877415e86528816732092b5Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3138298bfe414284838c25e311322ebeMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:22:56 GMTOAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door. He also had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3138298bfe414284838c25e311322ebeThe Latest: Pence says moderators shouldn't fact-checkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a235c050f3a486e9254960006eae2feMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:29:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a235c050f3a486e9254960006eae2feMemorial to confront South's troubled history of lynchingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f2bffa8dd59460cbe8b4ab90c3b2e4aMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:15:33 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Southern states have long welcomed tourists retracing the footsteps of the late Martin Luther King Jr. and others who opposed segregation. Now the Alabama city that was the first capital of the Confederacy is set to become home to a privately funded museum and monument that could make some visitors wince: a memorial to black lynching victims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f2bffa8dd59460cbe8b4ab90c3b2e4aVariety to host diversity conference, Pharrell to speakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38b5127b09b4459abacd28eb800543abMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:45:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Variety will host a conference of film executives and stars to discuss solutions to Hollywood's lagging record in diversity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38b5127b09b4459abacd28eb800543abPhilippines' Duterte to forge closer ties with China, Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76f3e78b96a343038742a0f364b2463bMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:25:57 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he has decided to "cross the Rubicon" in his ties with the United States and will open trade alliances and offer long-term land leases to "the other side of the ideological barrier," China and Russia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76f3e78b96a343038742a0f364b2463bPoachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d48a0aee8d324c2a9e966fc865024e83Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:42:04 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Some call it "ivory on wings," part of the bill of a critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia that is sought by poachers and carved into ornaments for illegal sale to Chinese buyers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d48a0aee8d324c2a9e966fc865024e83Italy warns Swiss over Swiss-first employment referendumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/819e2acdfe32430ba8f8b67eba40246fMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:09:25 GMTROME (AP) — Italian officials warned Monday that Switzerland could face consequences after voters in the border canton of Ticino approved a referendum calling on authorities to grant preference to Swiss workers over foreigners in employment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/819e2acdfe32430ba8f8b67eba40246fUS not on track to meet 2025 carbon pollution cutting goalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b86404534e2547a8bfc57b566d1f717eMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:36:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b86404534e2547a8bfc57b566d1f717e9 wounded in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcbced3f3bac4962a1a98321632f8a6cMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:14:29 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Nine people were shot and wounded, one critically, in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning by a lawyer who had issues with his law firm, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcbced3f3bac4962a1a98321632f8a6cThe Latest: Voter sign-up drive planned for film releasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a341e2ecb4f946538c40b6bea089d4f4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:03:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a341e2ecb4f946538c40b6bea089d4f4First of hundreds of jurors report in church massacre trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0368b093d8e74216b19caf38ffd119d7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:36:47 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dylann Roof, charged with hate crimes and obstruction of religion in the Charleston church massacre, sat in a federal courtroom Monday looking down and generally avoiding eye contact with the potential jurors who could sentence him to death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0368b093d8e74216b19caf38ffd119d7Bomb case is latest hardship for NJ's large Muslim communityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f0c704a3744ec39f959c1799716b99Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:41:26 GMTPATERSON, N.J. (AP) — At the Islamic Center of Passaic County, which draws about 2,000 people each Friday for communal prayers, the talk is about how this year is different.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f0c704a3744ec39f959c1799716b99Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef6d21fbba845ebbcf531cbdf344292Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:45:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America's future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef6d21fbba845ebbcf531cbdf344292Lucky few leave Greece under refugee relocation planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cde3cfbb392e4c4c8518cf57a94127b4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:48:27 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The bus winding its way through the pre-dawn darkness of Athens' empty streets marks the end of months of danger, hardship and uncertainty. After surviving war, smugglers and perilous sea crossings, its 31 passengers are finally about to start new lives in Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cde3cfbb392e4c4c8518cf57a94127b4Britain's Boris Johnson visits Syrian refugee camp in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47f64c29ac4d40e18164e9d1685248f6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:36:36 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday visited a refugee camp near Turkey's border with Syria ahead of talks with Turkish officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47f64c29ac4d40e18164e9d1685248f6Maine governor's drug arrests 'binder' is releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/444b39b74ea84561a4f07bd740f985d6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:23:51 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage has released documents he said he used for the basis of his assertion that blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of heroin trafficking arrests in his state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/444b39b74ea84561a4f07bd740f985d6The Latest: Missing boater's friend is ecstatic son is alivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaab6d0a0c79465ea1ad0bebf3172a87Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:23:11 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on one of two boaters who was found alive after being missing for a week:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaab6d0a0c79465ea1ad0bebf3172a87Kurdish rebel attacks on soldiers in Turkey kill 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bc3d3e947694a97a24cb6386c8d52c5Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:32:02 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels staged two attacks against security forces in southeast Turkey on Monday, killing 10 security force members and wounding eight others, the country's state-run news agency reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bc3d3e947694a97a24cb6386c8d52c5Liz Weston: Your Money Secrets Are Killing Youhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c2e19b1cba64a5a8af7a5152e05c4d2Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:38:19 GMTWriter Neal Gabler broke the don't-talk-about-money taboo this spring with an Atlantic article, "The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans." Now he wants everyone to start talking.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c2e19b1cba64a5a8af7a5152e05c4d2Hundreds of Romanian couples cash in on lasting lovehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4c206cb5e0d4be0b5a913d956c01999Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:23:59 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A district of the Romanian capital on Monday celebrated hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by handing out cash awards and inviting them to a joint lunch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4c206cb5e0d4be0b5a913d956c01999Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death on Sundayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca95b9b9a963406cad44c445d8295297Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:27:30 GMTReaction to the death of golf great Arnold Palmer on Sunday at age 87 in Pittsburgh:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca95b9b9a963406cad44c445d8295297Kuwait activist ordered detained for critical Tweetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85b658e374d427d9d35e676fb7feffeMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:02:43 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwaiti media says an activist has been ordered detained for 21 days after posting critical comments about the government on Twitter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85b658e374d427d9d35e676fb7feffeEurope bank head calls markets 'resilient' after Brexit votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aae43823251e4b81ad31c163bb9f407bMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:22:33 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The president of the European Central Bank says both markets and the economy have been "resilient" in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aae43823251e4b81ad31c163bb9f407bSlump for drug and consumer stock pulls US indexes lowerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/574391920575447a82bb34143e1a3f72Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:46:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slumping Monday as drugmakers and consumer companies take the biggest losses. The price of oil is jumping and energy companies are trading higher. Major indexes in Europe and Asia are also starting the week on a steep skid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/574391920575447a82bb34143e1a3f72Rights group says Pakistan's police commit widespread abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e422f778d3e4c388f6108f4a28c0903Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:37:48 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Human Rights Watch said Monday that Pakistan's corrupt and ill-equipped police system encouraged serious rights violations, including arbitrary arrests, torture and "encounter killings," in which police stage shootouts to kill individuals in custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e422f778d3e4c388f6108f4a28c0903Ex-Verizon worker accused for selling customer phone recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/349b781ff68b420bb01d44d0415ea06bMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:31:22 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Alabama say a former Verizon Wireless technician used the company's computers to obtain customers' private call records — plus data showing where customers' phones were — and sold them to an unnamed private investigator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/349b781ff68b420bb01d44d0415ea06bRussian suspected of flying drone over Polish govt buildingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bfe4c10f2424305bbbfe8feef5e98a5Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:47:36 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian citizen suspected of flying a drone over Polish government buildings has been detained for questioning, Polish security officials said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bfe4c10f2424305bbbfe8feef5e98a5Bataan Death March survivor, artist Ben Steele dies at 98http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7d0462f9734417cae9cfa7221c11403Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:42:27 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Bataan Death March survivor, artist and educator Ben Steele has died in Montana. He was 98.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7d0462f9734417cae9cfa7221c11403Despite Alexandria vote, little chance statue will be movedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e71690464b447dbbb1a1bf2c3e25b7dMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:31:21 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Several state lawmakers in Virginia say it's very unlikely a 127-year-old Confederate statue in Alexandria's Old Town will be moved elsewhere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e71690464b447dbbb1a1bf2c3e25b7dChicago teachers vote to authorize strike in contract talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1126ec3bb59a4e42813673148e255f96Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:21:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the nation's third-largest public school district have overwhelmingly voted in support of a strike, though the earliest one could occur is mid-October.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1126ec3bb59a4e42813673148e255f96FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/174ea56cb4c54bdaad7303cbbf54e029Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:37:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The number of murders reported by local law enforcement agencies jumped by more than 10 percent in 2015 from the year before, according to crime data released by the FBI on Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/174ea56cb4c54bdaad7303cbbf54e029Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7578c1450cbb450a976499f62d37f587Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:34:28 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drug giant Pfizer says it won't split into two publicly traded companies, despite pressure from investors frustrated by its lagging stock price, ending years of Wall Street speculation over its strategy and future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7578c1450cbb450a976499f62d37f587The Latest: Kerry urges young Colombians to embrace peacehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b5221f0fb244543881a3bbc44fe3907Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:23:41 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b5221f0fb244543881a3bbc44fe3907The Latest: Witness discusses proposing bridge lane closureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bede78094814efba050915042aa0b63Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:30:15 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest in the trial of two former allies of Republican Gov. Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane closing case (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bede78094814efba050915042aa0b63The Latest: Gary Player remembers 'slashing, dashing' Palmerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f90a6a00095468a9eebb25963f5278eMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:10:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Arnold Palmer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f90a6a00095468a9eebb25963f5278eGreek unions criticize powerful new privatization fundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10b50d679ea34f58850f65dd13aee1d7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:29:24 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek labor unions say they are backing strikes and protests against a plan to place major state assets under the control of a new privatization fund to be headed by bailout creditors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10b50d679ea34f58850f65dd13aee1d7Boater missing for a week found alive; mother still missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/449c18dcaf9b4208ba1657e45a5ad7a3Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:45:20 GMTBOSTON (AP) — One of two boaters missing for a week has been found alive, drifting on an inflatable life raft off the coast of Massachusetts, but his mother remains missing, U.S. Coast Guard authorities said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/449c18dcaf9b4208ba1657e45a5ad7a3The Latest: Kerry: Aleppo fighting makes Syria deal unlikelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a19f89cdc046c196b3c69d07a32802Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:45:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a19f89cdc046c196b3c69d07a32802Dustin Hoffman & Judi Dench receive Int'l Emmy nominationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22446b992eee4de886383dfde1b9cde5Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:08:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench received International Emmy nominations Monday for their roles in the BBC One TV movie "Roald Dahl's Esio Trot."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22446b992eee4de886383dfde1b9cde5Court asks judges to respond to Louisiana sheriff's claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b26001767d4c0ab8747b3580b46f17Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:43:31 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday asked two judges to respond to a petition by a Louisiana sheriff who claims another judge was improperly removed from his criminal case without explanation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b26001767d4c0ab8747b3580b46f17Israeli consortium signs gas deal with Jordanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f344405a764493d98e410faaf81dff0Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:06:21 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Delek Group, one of the developers of the country's biggest natural gas reservoir, says it has signed a deal to sell gas to neighboring Jordan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f344405a764493d98e410faaf81dff0Suburban NY police prep for presidential debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1bc4e888a8d4bb1b63c21f54a6cb8a0Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:11:59 GMTHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Demonstrators are expected at Hofstra University for Monday night's showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but police are keeping them at a distance from the debate hall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1bc4e888a8d4bb1b63c21f54a6cb8a0The Latest: Colombian rebels eagerly anticipate peace accordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca431765ea1f4e4bb4d0051812928a6eMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:36:01 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca431765ea1f4e4bb4d0051812928a6eIndia says Pakistan believes terror will bring territoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f008b22f69a4b6d84f9beafe85badf6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:30:37 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pakistan continues to believe terrorist attacks will allow it to obtain territory it covets in Jammu and Kashmir, India's foreign minister said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f008b22f69a4b6d84f9beafe85badf6The Latest: Houston officials to examine shooter's residencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11236b48f37444ad8ea7e948aaed4e2aMon, 26 Sep 2016 15:09:39 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11236b48f37444ad8ea7e948aaed4e2aYoung man gets 30 years for killing father in Tennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17739ef1405493fb26e9ed8940e5953Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:39:23 GMTGREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A young man has pleaded guilty to killing his father as jury selection was set to begin for his trial in East Tennessee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17739ef1405493fb26e9ed8940e5953