FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:13:22 -07:00Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in spacehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20811c50319c4386939383409e7c21e3Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:28:15 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump made a very long distance phone call to the International Space Station, to congratulate its commander on breaking the record for the most time spent in space of any American astronaut.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20811c50319c4386939383409e7c21e3Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4dacf53c9f438a94a460f9892a5d4bMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:11:42 GMTBERNARDS, N.J. (AP) — A white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for hundreds of years began its final bow Monday as crews began its removal and residents fondly remembered the go-to spot for formal photos, landmark for driving directions and the remarkable piece of natural history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4dacf53c9f438a94a460f9892a5d4bUS stocks follow global markets higher after French electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0465b6206cfd4003b7d89cd26858bfc1Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:15:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday morning after election results in France over the weekend raised expectations that the European Union and euro currency will remain intact. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes in Sunday's vote, and many investors expect him to win a runoff election against the remaining anti-EU candidate, which is set for May 7.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0465b6206cfd4003b7d89cd26858bfc1Philippine troops kill militants, seize jungle camp in southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2c07888d8314f14a8adc41c4d905d08Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:58:43 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops, backed by airstrikes, captured a jungle camp belonging to an extremist band allied with the Islamic State group on Monday and killed several militants in the country' south, military officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2c07888d8314f14a8adc41c4d905d08Haley warns NKorea about attacking US base or testing ICBMhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cfc55402a5c4ff78bf59a19d825de11Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:10:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States could strike North Korea if it attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile, President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cfc55402a5c4ff78bf59a19d825de11UKIP seeks ban on face-covering veils, new Muslim schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66be7cfda9f34db4868386bfdd0c8882Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:20:51 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's anti-EU U.K. Independence Party says it will promote social unity by banning face-covering veils and barring the opening of new Islamic schools.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66be7cfda9f34db4868386bfdd0c8882Thousands at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90c0eb30a1024dc8963da88628807f24Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:04:11 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90c0eb30a1024dc8963da88628807f24The Latest: Dems say no shutdown if Trump relents on wallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5eefbb6839e441a8ea602a4923bc764Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:33:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5eefbb6839e441a8ea602a4923bc764NY troopers help woman give birth in vehicle on Thruwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49fafde1dbd49359626150c38ec703cMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:35:33 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two New York state troopers have teamed up to help deliver a woman's baby in a vehicle on the side of a highway after she couldn't make it to a hospital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49fafde1dbd49359626150c38ec703cAfghan army chief, defense minister resign following attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fab4808a15504f34b88fbaec5c1dd5d3Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:19:20 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's army chief and defense minister resigned on Monday, following a Taliban attack over the weekend that struck a northern army base, killing more than 100 military and other personnel, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fab4808a15504f34b88fbaec5c1dd5d3Angola plans Aug. 23 vote, signaling end to dos Santos rulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe8a59b399c45eaa7df804f2e06c5c0Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:32:05 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A report says Angola has set its presidential election for Aug. 23.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe8a59b399c45eaa7df804f2e06c5c0The Latest: President Hollande urges voters to choose Macronhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28a0a7ab092e4683aee226f0f80db622Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:14:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28a0a7ab092e4683aee226f0f80db622Afghan official: 4 security guards killed by suicide bomberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df0a929766d8437cbe4877c270584e0dMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:07:52 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A police official says at least four security guards have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked their checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df0a929766d8437cbe4877c270584e0dFarmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e8fe07dc0bd4424aa822960f8588327Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:01:48 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e8fe07dc0bd4424aa822960f8588327At least global warming may get Americans off the couch morehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abbcf3ac710f4b4db429370344ddf30aMon, 24 Apr 2017 15:03:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming's milder winters will likely nudge Americans off the couch more in the future, a rare, small benefit of climate change, a new study finds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abbcf3ac710f4b4db429370344ddf30aSouth African man pleads not guilty in family ax murdershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7108376f0fb54c1b8821f7a0dd12acbcMon, 24 Apr 2017 13:55:32 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax pleaded not guilty on Monday, saying he fought with a laughing attacker during the slaughter at their upscale home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7108376f0fb54c1b8821f7a0dd12acbcVenezuela's unrest claims 21st victim as new protests loomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76bdbecdb25b469ab9cbe988c7aa8ef9Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:50:47 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Weeks of political unrest have claimed another victim as Venezuela's opposition prepares for another mass protest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76bdbecdb25b469ab9cbe988c7aa8ef9Police find 3 people shot to death inside home in Savannahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9fea082f2f4770894e8883e0127427Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:46:40 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police in Savannah are investigating an early morning shooting in which three people died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9fea082f2f4770894e8883e0127427Ohio governor, ex-GOP presidential candidate, publishes bookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0d9f9df59524ab59994086b2747b0a3Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:57:03 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new book by Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk) looks at what Kasich calls the positivity of his presidential campaign compared with the election cycle's negativity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0d9f9df59524ab59994086b2747b0a3Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa21a7142fff435ea3e204c807014a50Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:05:44 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two condemned Arkansas killers who admit they're guilty but fear their poor health could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections set for Monday might become the first inmates put to death in a double execution in the U.S. in more than 16 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa21a7142fff435ea3e204c807014a50Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by Americanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50a078610ab340658416dc796957ad43Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:50:03 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50a078610ab340658416dc796957ad431 killed, many hurt in grenade explosion at school in Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2da1014265f043a5916da5196dac0d47Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:38:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Police in the Russian republic of Dagestan say at least one person has been killed and 11 injured in a live grenade accident at a high school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2da1014265f043a5916da5196dac0d47Berlin opera to reopen Oct 3, then close until Decemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/306ddef678dd4d45961c0a758d5891bfMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:12:35 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Berlin's Staatsoper opera house will reopen on Oct. 3 after years of delay-plagued renovations — but then close again for two months following what city officials are calling a "prelude."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/306ddef678dd4d45961c0a758d5891bfSome questions and answers about Maria Sharapova's returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01c8a25d69854c33bd74358ad16967edMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:40:24 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — STUTTGART, Germany — Even with eight of the world's top 10 players in the main draw, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines at an indoor clay-court event this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01c8a25d69854c33bd74358ad16967edHigh court won't hear appeal over CIA torture reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c71856e893c41fea281feb394e26ee6Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:43:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal seeking to force the CIA to release the full 2014 Senate report about the agency's use of harsh interrogation tactics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c71856e893c41fea281feb394e26ee6Putin criticizes opponents' corruption fight in Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a63e683b07b4e7e929d1316f7f02a5bMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:09:38 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a63e683b07b4e7e929d1316f7f02a5bItalian journalist home after 2 weeks detention in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b70063785f42239cc9980d985a081cMon, 24 Apr 2017 13:57:25 GMTROME (AP) — An Italian journalist returned home on Monday after being detained for two weeks in Turkey, apparently because he entered an area near the Syrian border without the necessary permission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b70063785f42239cc9980d985a081cCalifornia police search for 5-year-old boy; father arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f10d6e7f078649d08ef8930768db5b22Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:45:18 GMTSOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California are searching for a missing 5-year-old boy whose father was arrested after being found passed out at a park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f10d6e7f078649d08ef8930768db5b22The Latest: Crews start taking down 600-year-old treehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e00746a3784d33ada37d4b4278d628Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:50:33 GMTBERNARDS, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the removal of a 600-year-old tree where George Washington once had a picnic. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e00746a3784d33ada37d4b4278d628County commissioner arrested on assault charge in Memphishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9fab995577c421dbfd884aad5925d55Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:02:39 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee local official has been arrested after police said he choked his girlfriend at a fast food restaurant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9fab995577c421dbfd884aad5925d55French president urges voters to choose centrist Macron in presidential runoff to keep out nationalist Le Penhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29712e6602f54add86d1fd4c0f562a99Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:05:56 GMTPARIS (AP) — French president urges voters to choose centrist Macron in presidential runoff to keep out nationalist Le Pen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29712e6602f54add86d1fd4c0f562a99Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3f1352fbb8a408da0df8f9ba1a4b180Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:03:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3f1352fbb8a408da0df8f9ba1a4b180Justices turn away GM appeal over ignition switcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/661dddae88db46abac86399ef89978c3Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:48:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/661dddae88db46abac86399ef89978c3Serbia customs officers among 17 arrested in corruption casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e60c26dd8e0f4ccb851b68b0850a56b1Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:55:14 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say they have arrested 16 customs officers and a businessman over alleged corruption.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e60c26dd8e0f4ccb851b68b0850a56b1Justices won't hear challenge to Alabama campaign lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c62b832ad8d547428176c9fa3c54d7c6Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:45:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to Alabama's ban on the transfer of campaign contributions between political action committees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c62b832ad8d547428176c9fa3c54d7c6Tim Tebow has his best week in minors with 6 hitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/807fd80bf43648da8a96c03b805b2587Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:52:38 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow had his best week in the minors, showing some consistency at the plate last week with two multi-hit games for the Columbia Fireflies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/807fd80bf43648da8a96c03b805b2587Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resiliencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea1b1fc3282441d39b74c6630cacecb3Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:57:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea1b1fc3282441d39b74c6630cacecb3The Latest: Obama to lead student discussion in Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/effd0870c7ae4f62b830325fcd27885cMon, 24 Apr 2017 15:03:25 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama's first public event since leaving office (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/effd0870c7ae4f62b830325fcd27885cThe Latest: US general suggests Russia arming Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8078079fe3554c5e8dffbde171ff8b9eMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:18:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' visit to Afghanistan (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8078079fe3554c5e8dffbde171ff8b9eWillie Nelson back with new songs on 'God's Problem Child'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ed36157c89e4812aa48e7927b553902Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:50:03 GMTWillie Nelson, "God's Problem Child" (Legacy Recordings)http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ed36157c89e4812aa48e7927b553902New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d94489f0a6814e20a625567a25e02214Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:12:50 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, making the city the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d94489f0a6814e20a625567a25e02214Maoist rebels kill at least 24 Indian paramilitary soldiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dc84c86302e4c9c8177c6e04b0fe563Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:39:50 GMTPATNA, India (AP) — Maoist rebels killed at least 24 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dc84c86302e4c9c8177c6e04b0fe563Official: 3-year-old died after car window closed on neckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d09451469d843c2958ed9d9246ddb7aMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:38:21 GMTSCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old Nebraska boy has died after a car power window closed on his neck.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d09451469d843c2958ed9d9246ddb7aTop officials say US must confront Russia for arming Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bff5fce8bb2346ae8bc0305a622fa01bMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:59:59 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States must confront Russia for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan, top U.S. military officials said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bff5fce8bb2346ae8bc0305a622fa01bAlitalia workers wrap up voting on deal to save airlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d5dc32adedb49b798171270e2b99302Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:05:44 GMTROME (AP) — Alitalia employees have wrapped up voting on a government-brokered deal to save Italy's flagship airline from bankruptcy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d5dc32adedb49b798171270e2b99302Trump's Cabinet picks fuel stage drama in London and NYhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea3dc0f23b9a4a2a8fe1cb1dde46656fMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:12:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — Coming soon to the West End and Broadway stage: Rex Tillerson, Jeff Sessions, Tom Price and Scott Pruitt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea3dc0f23b9a4a2a8fe1cb1dde46656fPretrial hearing for Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones moved to May 16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78394784a629445f8c1cd293f1848ffeMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:35:25 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones' court case has been continued to May 16, when there will be a pretrial hearing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78394784a629445f8c1cd293f1848ffeQatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d2705c57f114a6daa7c90c55cdb59fdMon, 24 Apr 2017 14:29:06 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The CEO of one of the Middle East's largest carriers said Monday passenger numbers to the United States have dipped slightly over fears by some Muslim passengers that their visas may be rejected upon arrival, but expressed confidence in President Donald Trump as a "very good businessman."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d2705c57f114a6daa7c90c55cdb59fdThe Latest: Macron marks slaying of Armenians anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de4639bcf73647bc809544cf4057b519Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:32:06 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de4639bcf73647bc809544cf4057b519Markets Right Now: US stocks open sharply higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f85f4b901b443dad00dab6607ca212Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:42:26 GMTThe latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f85f4b901b443dad00dab6607ca212