FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 08 Oct 2015 10:56:51 -07:00Vatican defends reports of synod after pope's words disputed, 08 Oct 2015 17:31:15 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican press office is defending its reporting of a big meeting on family issues after a dispute arose over what Pope Francis told bishops behind closed doors about his hopes for a free and open debate. Carolina governor gives terse warning about flood, 08 Oct 2015 17:25:27 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a terse warning, South Carolina's governor urged thousands of people in low-lying areas near the coast to evacuate Thursday before a mass of water rumbling toward the ocean floods some places for up to two more weeks. Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett indicted on federal corruption charges, 08 Oct 2015 17:23:25 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Ex-Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett indicted on federal corruption charges. Klopp arrives in Liverpool to take charge of club, 08 Oct 2015 17:07:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — Juergen Klopp arrived in Liverpool on Thursday to take over as manager of the Premier League club, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday. agrees to speed migrant deportation, buttress borders, 08 Oct 2015 16:53:49 GMTLUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union on Thursday took measures to buttress its porous external borders and toughen up its migrant return program in an attempt to build a credible refugee policy that would continue to embrace those fleeing for their lives yet punish those seeking economic gain. cab driver group calls for 24-hour strike over Uber, 08 Oct 2015 17:38:06 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago's taxi associations has called for a 24-hour strike Thursday to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2016 budget proposal. Latest: Arab stabs Israeli soldier in northern city, 08 Oct 2015 16:46:56 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis following days of violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank (all times local). police charge Chinese woman with smuggling ivory, 08 Oct 2015 17:30:01 GMTDAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — A Chinese woman has been charged in a Tanzanian court with smuggling nearly 1.9 tons of ivory. King wraps up crime fiction series, 08 Oct 2015 16:55:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The end is near for Stephen King's Bill Hodges trilogy, his foray into crime fiction. sky and red ice at Pluto, NASA spacecraft discovers, 08 Oct 2015 17:37:18 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The sky over Pluto may not be sunny but it's undoubtedly blue. police use water cannons to disperse protesters, 08 Oct 2015 17:32:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security forces used water cannons and eventually fired tear gas canisters to disperse dozens of anti-government protesters who tried to get past security barricades and reach parliament. Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns, 08 Oct 2015 17:26:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it's worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in Ukraine after a patient group raised concerns that the doses are unsafe. to stand trial in Spain on 3 counts of tax fraud, 08 Oct 2015 17:18:16 GMTMADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi will stand trial in Spain on three counts of tax fraud and could be sentenced to nearly two years in prison if found guilty. Latest: Platini says allegations against him are 'vague', 08 Oct 2015 17:42:13 GMTZURICH (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA investigation (all time local): Lawyer says Oklahoma can't be trusted on executions, 08 Oct 2015 17:48:39 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The latest on problems the state of Oklahoma has had over executions (all times local): U. fraternity charter revoked over explicit video, 08 Oct 2015 17:47:06 GMTBLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Alpha Tau Omega revoked the charter and closed its Indiana University chapter Thursday following the release of a video purportedly showing a fraternity member performing a sex act on a woman. parliament's last session before election disturbed, 08 Oct 2015 17:10:32 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — As emotions are mounting in the campaign before Poland's general election, an agitated lawmaker on Thursday disrupted parliament's last session before the Oct. 25 vote. new attacks, Israel bars ministers from Jerusalem site, 08 Oct 2015 17:00:28 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed four Israelis with a screwdriver on Thursday before a soldier shot and killed him amid fresh violence that prompted Israel's premier to bar Cabinet ministers and lawmakers from a sensitive Jerusalem holy site at the heart of the latest tensions.'s foreign reserves fall as devaluation expected, 08 Oct 2015 16:57:31 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign currency reserves fell for the third consecutive month in September, according to central bank figures, putting pressure on authorities to devalue the currency, limit non-essential imports and take urgent steps to promote investment. Super Bowl ticket process violates consumer law, 08 Oct 2015 17:21:45 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey man has asked a federal appeals court to revive a lawsuit against the NFL over the number of tickets sold to the public for last year's Super Bowl. post better on-time rate but get more complaints, 08 Oct 2015 17:06:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More flights are arriving on time but consumer complaints about the airlines have risen sharply.'s 911 call as dad killed by car helps mom get job back, 08 Oct 2015 17:07:24 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A second-grade teacher accused of killing her husband by striking him with her car while their two children watched in horror got her job back Thursday after charges against her were dropped and the school superintendent listened to a harrowing 911 call from their daughter. with secret payload launches from California coast, 08 Oct 2015 17:48:44 GMTVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. Latest: Sepp Blatter leaves FIFA headquarters, 08 Oct 2015 17:12:26 GMTZURICH (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA investigation (all time local): Officer accidentally wounds man while shooting dog, 08 Oct 2015 17:21:12 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say an officer accidentally wounded a man while shooting a dog after it attacked the man and the officer. Fitzpatrick leads by 1 shot at the British Masters, 08 Oct 2015 17:28:28 GMTWOBURN, England (AP) — England's Matthew Fitzpatrick birdied his final two holes to card a seven-under par round of 64 and lead by one stroke on the first day of the British Masters at Woburn on Thursday. Bank shares slip on dividend warning, 08 Oct 2015 17:22:53 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Shares in Deutsche Bank dropped Thursday after the company said it would post a multibillion-euro loss in the third quarter and may scrap this year's dividend payment. lady honors new class of student poets for bravery, 08 Oct 2015 16:57:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama honored a new class of National Student Poets for their bravery to be vulnerable and sharing their deepest thoughts. takes star baker in a headscarf to its heart, 08 Oct 2015 16:53:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — In sweet-toothed Britain, the hottest entertainment sensation is a televised baking contest in which amateur pastry chefs battle it out over cakes, tortes, trifles and flans. And in a country roiled by questions of immigration and identity, "The Great British Bake Off" has produced a new heroine — a headscarf-wearing Muslim woman who's a genius with sugar, eggs and flour. town, Sparks braces for Tesla, Switch boom, 08 Oct 2015 17:13:44 GMTSPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The promise of thousands of good-paying jobs at the battery factory Tesla Motors is building in northern Nevada is sparking excitement unseen since the Southern Pacific railroad rolled into the sleepy town of Sparks more than a century ago. bursts of ash and gas from Ecuador's Cotopaxi, 08 Oct 2015 16:50:50 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's restive Cotopaxi volcano has been spewing plumes of ash and gas far above its crater and volcanologists say its activity has been on the upswing. Latest: McCarthy says speaker candidate must unite GOP, 08 Oct 2015 17:34:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the chaos among House Republicans after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew his candidacy for speaker (all times local): abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker, 08 Oct 2015 17:13:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With no warning, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew Thursday from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House, shocking fellow Republicans just before voting was to begin and plunging Congress' GOP leadership into chaos. Latest: UEFA backs Platini despite 90-day suspension, 08 Oct 2015 17:04:52 GMTZURICH (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA investigation (all time local): Platini says allegations against him are "astonishingly vague," vows to contest ban, 08 Oct 2015 17:31:25 GMTNYON, Switzerland (AP) — Michel Platini says allegations against him are "astonishingly vague," vows to contest ban. Latest: Congressman harmed by VW cheat, 08 Oct 2015 17:26:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the congressional hearing on Volkswagen's emissions-rigging (all times local): dropped against Kentucky gay rights activists, 08 Oct 2015 16:53:10 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against three gay rights activists arrested this summer for standing silently in matching orange T-shirts in protest of an event at the Kentucky State Fair., Shakespearean maverick, catches Spielberg's eye, 08 Oct 2015 16:50:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Mark Rylance is strolling around a conference table, doing his best impression of a Robert Mitchum walk. Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize, 08 Oct 2015 17:12:46 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for chronicling the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its successor states through the voices of female soldiers, survivors of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and former Soviet citizens dejected by the collapse of communism. average rate on 30-year home loans eases to 3.76 percent, 08 Oct 2015 17:12:39 GMTAverage U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell sharply this week amid concern over a labor market that has shown recent signs of weakness. Latest: German state plans migrant 'self-defense' acts, 08 Oct 2015 17:45:26 GMTLUXEMBOURG (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. agency to eye bigger whale tanks at SeaWorld, 08 Oct 2015 17:46:57 GMTLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — SeaWorld wants to greatly expand the tanks it uses to hold killer whales in San Diego, but animal rights activists fear the plan would pave the way for breeding the animals in captivity — something they say is cruel no matter the size of the tanks. Latest: Belarus editor: Nobel Prize puts nation on map, 08 Oct 2015 17:01:57 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest news from the awarding of the Nobel Prize in literature. Louis police to increase security for baseball playoffs, 08 Oct 2015 17:23:26 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Baseball fans converging on downtown St. Louis for the first-round playoffs series between the Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs can expect a greater police presence. Public Schools leader charged with corruption, 08 Oct 2015 17:46:35 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools was indicted on corruption charges Thursday following a federal investigation into a $20 million no-bid contract. Sepp Blatter, hoisted by his own petard at FIFA, 08 Oct 2015 17:34:15 GMTPARIS (AP) — The delicious irony of it: Sepp Blatter tossed out of football, at least temporarily, by a FIFA policing body that he himself helped create when the world was still his oyster. art collection going to auction, 08 Oct 2015 17:11:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A collection of modern and contemporary art assembled by two New York City doctors is going on the auction block. court: Constitution allows removal of term limits, 08 Oct 2015 17:04:55 GMTKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by the political opposition that had sought to block constitutional amendments on presidential term limits, clearing the way for President Paul Kagame to run again for office. NewsAlert, 08 Oct 2015 17:45:19 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento police: French train hero stabbed after a fight near a bar; alcohol likely a factor. Man killed 3 to get revenge on city's elite, 08 Oct 2015 16:46:37 GMTFAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man accused of killing three Alexandria residents over the span of a decade wanted revenge against what he perceived as the city's elite after losing a child custody case, prosecutors said Thursday.