FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:56:54 -08:00Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c56c7af08854a08aa5791f95399527dFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:46:15 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) —  Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country, West African officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c56c7af08854a08aa5791f95399527dDespite campaign to-do list, Trump team coy about his planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b644258b5984282abaf7888e1f4efecFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:28:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b644258b5984282abaf7888e1f4efecThe Latest: Romanians fear worst for nurse in avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42d24a3b03f74840a558f23b02d92175Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:17:41 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42d24a3b03f74840a558f23b02d92175Pliskova, Strycova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup against Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35d4d391c6ed4051b15f5ed75fecfc4dFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:15:52 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova will lead defending champion Czech Republic against Spain in the first round of Fed Cup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35d4d391c6ed4051b15f5ed75fecfc4dIRA leader turned peacemaker McGuinness announces retirementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d65ce88fe44b49b44a4bc2913d9c77Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:42:56 GMTLONDON (AP) — Allies and political opponents paid tribute Friday to Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army commander-turned-peacemaker who is stepping down as one of Northern Ireland's most influential politicians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d65ce88fe44b49b44a4bc2913d9c77The Latest: Evans has best Grand Slam result, beats Tomichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d5e35f856b45e2b17ce1066e0e64acFri, 20 Jan 2017 10:03:37 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d5e35f856b45e2b17ce1066e0e64acJapan says isle name on 2018 Olympic website 'unacceptable."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60691a3b01b24739b3ccf282378e21a8Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:05:51 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says it is "unacceptable" that the official website for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics refers to disputed isles in the Sea of Japan under the South Korean name "Dokdo."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60691a3b01b24739b3ccf282378e21a810 promises Trump made for his first dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cdbbb49cc24121a7c43f558cb6d434Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:46:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a "contract" detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump's familiar signature and a blank space for voters to sign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cdbbb49cc24121a7c43f558cb6d434The Latest: Early risers head to Mall for Trump's inauguralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d8822b93151473f8ae0871db2db6f31Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:42:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d8822b93151473f8ae0871db2db6f31Cabrera Bello leads in Abu Dhabi midway through 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06c3ceed5aba4d1d959bef15bff9ce35Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:07:01 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rafa Cabrera Bello birdied his final three holes to shoot a 6-under 66 Friday and take a two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06c3ceed5aba4d1d959bef15bff9ce35Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in domehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be30644179f4d4285bd20e7e62bb77bFri, 20 Jan 2017 08:56:38 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be30644179f4d4285bd20e7e62bb77bRoyal Navy removes WWII bomb from River Thames in Londonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8863025e72f4400b1b5400c06a0943aFri, 20 Jan 2017 10:04:19 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy has removed a suspected World War II bomb whose discovery in the River Thames shut down a chunk of central London.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8863025e72f4400b1b5400c06a0943aBritish man dies at 2022 World Cup stadium site in Qatarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5004957fa114e0daaff9d59dac7d302Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:53:04 GMTA British man has died working on World Cup stadium building site in Qatar, where construction conditions have come under sharp scrutiny since the country was awarded the 2022 soccer tournament.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5004957fa114e0daaff9d59dac7d302Chinese sportswear brand makes inroads in tennis worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18b2c1a1d68b44588d8f07cc94d11fc5Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:46:17 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Svetlana Kuznetsova has a different look than most tennis players. And it's not just all the tattoos.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18b2c1a1d68b44588d8f07cc94d11fc5Graceland Black Lives Matter protest leads to lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c07115d9f0d43a3942d721ca3bd51f6Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:45:28 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland, saying they were discriminated against at a protest by a coalition associated with the Black Lives Matter movement during the annual vigil commemorating the singer's death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c07115d9f0d43a3942d721ca3bd51f6Former head of southern fleet appointed to lead China's navyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e019397c3f1f4490bd685127b76b1866Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:19:11 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's increasingly powerful navy received a new commander on Friday with the appointment of the former head of the southern fleet responsible for securing the disputed South China Sea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e019397c3f1f4490bd685127b76b1866Syria: IS destroys part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyrahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49bfb55df0c4a0ab6e20634a14a42b6Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:50:12 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state run news agency says the Islamic State group has destroyed parts of the Roman amphitheater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49bfb55df0c4a0ab6e20634a14a42b6Global shares steady ahead of Trump's inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd8ca10ad2bf44b99ca5cd64b76ed645Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:12:29 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Global shares were steady in cautious trading Friday ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China's report that its economy grew at a 6.8 percent pace in October-December was in line with expectations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd8ca10ad2bf44b99ca5cd64b76ed64510 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/447aeb67ccc34b1db0238ea7ab026a1fFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:17:13 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/447aeb67ccc34b1db0238ea7ab026a1fSearch continues at Italian hotel hit by avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27ddcb214e8c4f65a747d6873281077bFri, 20 Jan 2017 08:44:10 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews continued to dig by hand Friday through meters of snow and debris in the search for some 30 people trapped inside a remote Italian mountain resort flattened by a huge avalanche following a series of strong earthquakes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27ddcb214e8c4f65a747d6873281077bThe Latest: Turkey says Syria settlement needs Assadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e080418727c744a089cab6cce6975abfFri, 20 Jan 2017 10:58:28 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e080418727c744a089cab6cce6975abfPolice radio that 5 people believed alive in avalanche hotel, request rescue helicoptershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cbbc71bc58049e9af5f65d51974c9fdFri, 20 Jan 2017 10:50:23 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Police radio that 5 people believed alive in avalanche hotel, request rescue helicopters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cbbc71bc58049e9af5f65d51974c9fdAnother inaugural tradition _ prayer _ under fire over Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf89bb85966456487480d241c8d7675Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:52:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For years, the Washington National Cathedral, an Episcopal parish with a dual role as a civic gathering place, has hosted a prayer service for the newly sworn-in president. But keeping the tradition this year has caused an uproar among Episcopalians opposed to President-elect Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf89bb85966456487480d241c8d7675$43M verdict upheld for duo exonerated in LI teen's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e392c37c015435695c3ad88cd57ccebFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:37:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a $43 million jury verdict against a Long Island county after DNA evidence exonerated three men who had been convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a teenager in 1984.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e392c37c015435695c3ad88cd57ccebThe Latest: In Davos, refugees make case for global mobilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf4dadef22c8445d975861dd481d2076Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:51:34 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf4dadef22c8445d975861dd481d2076Britain's Hammond: Trump creates new uncertainty for Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba008f03d46419ea9bef3b61cb966fbFri, 20 Jan 2017 10:21:32 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Britain's treasury chief says Donald Trump's accession to the U.S. presidency is likely to create even more uncertainty for Europe than his country's unprecedented departure from the EU.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba008f03d46419ea9bef3b61cb966fbThe Latest: Consistent Nishikori into 4th round in Melbournehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbad1eba9bfb47539101cd39a382e8faFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:11:35 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbad1eba9bfb47539101cd39a382e8faProtesters, Trump supporters clash outside 'DeploraBall'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8599d0f3d4dd4d4baa40506c3cb2332fFri, 20 Jan 2017 10:35:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters and supporters of President-elect Donald Trump clashed outside a pro-Trump event in Washington the night before his inauguration. Police used chemical spray on some protesters in an effort to control the unruly crowd.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8599d0f3d4dd4d4baa40506c3cb2332fSyrian state TV says Islamic State group has destroyed part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyrahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac7c6b9a10554310a1f0a1643ba70af5Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:41:13 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says Islamic State group has destroyed part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyra.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac7c6b9a10554310a1f0a1643ba70af5Murray, Wawrinka advance to 4th round at Australian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc75367f4fce4063b1972277cfe19956Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:33:03 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray showed no signs of trouble with his sore ankle as he advanced to the Round of 16 at the Australian Open for the ninth straight year, avoiding any chance of an upset against Sam Querrey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc75367f4fce4063b1972277cfe19956Russian political elites revel in Trump's inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f555194477f74c36857135b6dcc25880Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:25:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public excitement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f555194477f74c36857135b6dcc25880Boko Haram attacks camp bombed by Nigeria's air forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d91d115beaae4a48ae50b5f2a35a2a6fFri, 20 Jan 2017 10:34:44 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists attacked a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria just days after Nigeria's air force bombed it, witnesses said Friday, as reports emerged that the death toll from the bombing could be as high as 170.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d91d115beaae4a48ae50b5f2a35a2a6fNTSB: Pilot certified 21 days before Lake Erie plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c382c2f07d436a9801a602e03bad4eFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:44:34 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The pilot of a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month received his certification to fly that type of aircraft just 21 days before the fatal crash, according to the National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c382c2f07d436a9801a602e03bad4eNew Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bagshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e0faea2bb54cd2bebb57ac8cd17070Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:14:00 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of auto makers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e0faea2bb54cd2bebb57ac8cd17070Mexican drug kingpin "El Chapo" to appear in US courtroomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f5607be46f84f10af5237e5c17062f1Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:43:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious drug kingpins, is finally headed for a court date the United States sought for two decades while he made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run in Mexico.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f5607be46f84f10af5237e5c17062f1Spain: 2,000 trapped overnight as snow cuts off highwayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e646122b09c14dc4a72c8262d4f4c02aFri, 20 Jan 2017 09:30:00 GMTMADRID (AP) — Authorities say some 2,000 people were trapped overnight in vehicles as heavy snowfall cut off several roads in eastern Spain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e646122b09c14dc4a72c8262d4f4c02aAfghan official says 2 foreign insurgents arrested in raidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16fd5d47dc63453f8705591898523963Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:19:40 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says four Taliban have been killed and two insurgents, with suspected ties to the jihadist group the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, arrested in a raid in northern Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16fd5d47dc63453f8705591898523963Roberts, target of Trump jabs, meeting Trump at Capitolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a858b3023443488bb455e6709de748b2Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:55:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and John Roberts are not likely to rehash Trump's criticism of the chief justice when they meet outside the Capitol at noon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a858b3023443488bb455e6709de748b2UNESCO: 30 percent of Aleppo's ancient city destroyedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b259524b8ef4738aebbd03797d9559cFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:46:47 GMTPARIS (AP) — UNESCO says about a third of the ancient city of Aleppo has been destroyed during the war in Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b259524b8ef4738aebbd03797d9559cSyria: IS destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyrahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/101956b72e624c2f832ba71fc32bd200Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:08:16 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants destroyed a landmark ancient Roman monument and parts of the theater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra, the government and opposition monitoring groups said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/101956b72e624c2f832ba71fc32bd200Sweden crosses 10-million population thresholdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2e8b212290d4f6e8b23534e3c054d00Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:20:29 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities say the Scandinavian country on Friday has statistically crossed the 10-million population threshold, saying mainly migration and more birth than deaths contribute to the population growth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2e8b212290d4f6e8b23534e3c054d00China's growth in 2016 slumps as Trump trade struggle loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/508334647345421c95464695d6616370Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:57:16 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth sank to a three-decade low in 2016 as its struggling exporters brace for a possible trade battle with President-elect Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/508334647345421c95464695d6616370Call for Nigeria military chief to stop intimidating presshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/667060a75d404da58cdc794170de5131Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:27:53 GMTABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army chief must stop intimidating a news website and drop defamation charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/667060a75d404da58cdc794170de5131Obama denies pardon request for former Alabama governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9d2d38a67a549aeae13262ce43dc34bFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:23:53 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Barack Obama has denied a clemency petition from former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who is nearing the end of a prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9d2d38a67a549aeae13262ce43dc34bMan with knife attacks in Paris rail system, fleeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2a636aa6f3c428badcce0aaf63b6b6aFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:45:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — Police say a man armed with a knife attacked passengers in the Paris rail system seemingly at random, before fleeing into the night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2a636aa6f3c428badcce0aaf63b6b6a5 reported alive in rubble of alpine hotel hit by avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4541928dffbf4d2b89068b7712559b0dFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:19:35 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescuers said five people were found alive in the rubble of an Italian hotel Friday, two days after an avalanche tore through the ski resort.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4541928dffbf4d2b89068b7712559b0dThe Latest: 5 believed alive in Italy avalanche hotelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22e3b5c3e7ca48fbb3188b3fb2f5bf6cFri, 20 Jan 2017 10:55:23 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22e3b5c3e7ca48fbb3188b3fb2f5bf6c4 killed, 15 hurt after car strikes pedestrians in Melbournehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b9b725d460845028cc28ea09b1b19faFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:37:02 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A man with a history of mental health and drug abuse issues drove into a street crowded with pedestrians in Australia's second-largest city on Friday, killing at least four people, including a child, and injuring around 15 others, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b9b725d460845028cc28ea09b1b19faTimeline of inauguration events Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15e2a3f3b9a417c9d1b03eaaca60482Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:49:03 GMTTimeline of Friday's events as Donald Trump is inaugurated president of the United States (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15e2a3f3b9a417c9d1b03eaaca60482Protesters planning to disrupt Donald Trump's big dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6beb9cdc1df4ac89526a0399f750fe0Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:46:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority of those expected in Washington on Friday will be there to celebrate, some protesters say their plan is to do their best to disrupt the day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6beb9cdc1df4ac89526a0399f750fe0