FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:30:49 -07:00Coast Guard continues search for missing Florida boyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8970b83de6fc4c4d82a90d95bc103eb6Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:45:12 GMTTEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8970b83de6fc4c4d82a90d95bc103eb6Tom Brady: 'I did nothing wrong' in Deflategatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7134c18ce5b42acb85c9f9e069e6718Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:24:22 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension for the scandal known as Deflategate, writing Wednesday in a 507-word Facebook post: "I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7134c18ce5b42acb85c9f9e069e6718Afghanistan examining claim Taliban leader Mullah Omar diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700b6208a76e4f76a752803a072b25a8Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:23:50 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is dead. The Taliban could not be immediately reached on the government's comments about Omar, who has been declared dead many times before.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700b6208a76e4f76a752803a072b25a8Zimbabweans linked to illegal lion hunt appear in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e30c6c3b143549a2a709e39760ac09aaWed, 29 Jul 2015 11:56:43 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Two men arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion are in court on Wednesday in Zimbabwe to face poaching charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e30c6c3b143549a2a709e39760ac09aaTurkish gov't not ready to restart peace talks with Kurdshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f3f5bd98af04c8e999fb1e7f294da77Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:09:45 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq overnight and the government said strikes would continue until the rebels lay down their arms, despite calls Wednesday by the pro-Kurdish opposition for an immediate end to the violence and the resumption of peace efforts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f3f5bd98af04c8e999fb1e7f294da77Impending execution brings out mixed feelings in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/795c9282288141c981f46d2ad6dd66b4Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:15:08 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Few countries sentence more people to death than India. Whether those punishments are actually carried out is another matter. Though well over a thousand people have been sent to death row this century, just three have been executed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/795c9282288141c981f46d2ad6dd66b4Leg amputated to rescue man pinned under train in Phillyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf60f5153a7404593cbe2428a68deabWed, 29 Jul 2015 12:05:36 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a man is in critical condition after a surgical team had to amputate his leg when he became pinned underneath a freight train in Philadelphia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf60f5153a7404593cbe2428a68deabLifetime TV to feature several touring Broadway showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63e4a578bd5f484ebc8a80aa82a67583Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:50:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lifetime TV's "The Balancing Act" will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on "Kinky Boots," ''Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," ''If/Then" and "Cabaret."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63e4a578bd5f484ebc8a80aa82a67583Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dc6befa10e04faaa192e1dab1dc692cWed, 29 Jul 2015 12:52:25 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, aiming to give the scandal-hit governing body "the dignity and the position it deserves."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dc6befa10e04faaa192e1dab1dc692cAverage US vehicle age hits record 11.5 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0a9431743dd4bb390d4c9b166ed5b2cWed, 29 Jul 2015 11:29:04 GMTDETROIT (AP) — In the age of Apple's CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0a9431743dd4bb390d4c9b166ed5b2c1 dead, 10 injured as church van crashes into train in Ohiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491c70d20df54ea7a3256de3a4407f58Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:27:04 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the driver, authorities said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491c70d20df54ea7a3256de3a4407f58Human fetal tissue long used for variety of medical studieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6348cd445114cd5b0a20ca768d640d0Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:39:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6348cd445114cd5b0a20ca768d640d0New York prison worker: I got 'caught up' in escape plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e0ae97bf374557a95fbfe89ddfbb78Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:59:58 GMTPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one of the men and took naked photos of herself for the other.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e0ae97bf374557a95fbfe89ddfbb78Man says he petted zoo cougars after calling 'Here, kitty'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0c269550a2849baa710bd29d26e24b3Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:36:48 GMTDELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who jumped a fence to pet cougars at the Columbus zoo and posted video of it on YouTube says he jokingly said "Here, kitty" and decided to move closer when the animals seemed to respond.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0c269550a2849baa710bd29d26e24b3Goodyear beats Street 2Q forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bd1e81e8c224b73ba67bab8c5c47762Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:27:05 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $192 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bd1e81e8c224b73ba67bab8c5c47762Mini recalls about 35K cars to bolster side crash resistancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd67d9a706d24dad86928444cb96eaa8Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:55:23 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Mini is recalling about 35,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because they don't meet side-impact crash-test requirements.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd67d9a706d24dad86928444cb96eaa8Altria sells more Marlboros, raises earnings outlookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/946304d7739146ae8e011f1d83fdab37Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:54:45 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Altria's second-quarter profit climbed, benefiting from selling more cigarettes and raising prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/946304d7739146ae8e011f1d83fdab3710 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14e3b7d821e42089801fb4118ea2c3aWed, 29 Jul 2015 12:45:25 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14e3b7d821e42089801fb4118ea2c3aStatement released by Tom Bradyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/394a9f58afd9438da42e1f4646bdd378Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:55:35 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Full text of the statement released Wednesday by Tom Brady:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/394a9f58afd9438da42e1f4646bdd378Vail set to make official it's combining 2 Utah ski resortshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2599e5c0c53f4adbab7a15555a398cb3Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:27:21 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ski industry titan Vail Resorts is set to make official Wednesday that it is combining Canyons Resort and Park City Mountain Resort under one name and logo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2599e5c0c53f4adbab7a15555a398cb3Amnesty accuses Israel of possible crimes against humanityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81411bf84bce48dcbd9018c4b820de3bWed, 29 Jul 2015 13:09:47 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A leading international watchdog says the Israeli military may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during last summer's Gaza war when it carried out four days of intense bombardment in retaliation for an attack by Hamas militants in which an Israeli soldier was captured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81411bf84bce48dcbd9018c4b820de3bDrugmaker GSK sees earnings growth returning in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/205d7ce997cb49dab80df9e48853055cWed, 29 Jul 2015 12:29:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has reported a drop in earnings in the first full quarter since its deal to swap some assets with Swiss rival Novartis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/205d7ce997cb49dab80df9e48853055cGlobal stocks rise ahead of Fed, keep wary eye on Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/338077909d9e439eb7b00abce950b364Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:27:46 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets rose Wednesday as Chinese shares rebounded after a record sell-off and attention turned to a Federal Reserve meeting that might give clues about the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/338077909d9e439eb7b00abce950b364House, Senate move toward passage of transportation patchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a61ecd8449d41a7b191b784aa2ffe90Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:43:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states while lawmakers seek the right mix of policy and revenue to achieve a long-term transportation deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a61ecd8449d41a7b191b784aa2ffe90Man pleads guilty over shot outside military recruiting sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ecde495c91049c78d022070aaafc73cWed, 29 Jul 2015 11:27:38 GMTLANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A civilian who accidentally fired a shot from an AR-15 rifle outside an Ohio military recruiting center while trying to guard it has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ecde495c91049c78d022070aaafc73cGSK sees drop in earnings after asset swap with Novartishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/962b26fe695446ed9d58f775757d3e14Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:16:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has reported a drop in earnings in the first full quarter since its deal to swap some assets with Swiss rival Novartis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/962b26fe695446ed9d58f775757d3e14EU checking if Disneyland Paris charges unfair priceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bed3598e22f4bb7a13f565064790263Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:05:02 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is looking into complaints that Disneyland Paris is unfairly charging different prices for consumers depending on what nation the request comes from.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bed3598e22f4bb7a13f565064790263Anne Tyler, Marilynne Robinson up for Booker fiction prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14adfa55e9274cef9a2ee8396231f182Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:46:21 GMTLONDON (AP) — Novels by Americans Anne Tyler and Marilynne Robinson are among 13 contenders for the 50,000-pound ($78,000) Booker Prize for fiction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14adfa55e9274cef9a2ee8396231f1826 days missing: Search area for missing teens boaters growshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a4120f7fee043bfb17bbd327d2cc404Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:28:54 GMTABOVE THE ATLANTIC OCEAN (AP) — As the search for two missing teen boaters from Florida entered its sixth day, Coast Guard crews on Wednesday extended the search area northward off the South Carolina coast, urging vessels in the wide expanse of the Atlantic to report any potential clues they might spot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a4120f7fee043bfb17bbd327d2cc404Lawmakers want Croatia out of Slovenia border arbitrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6813198f3c324fa7bb83258be7f5dcdbWed, 29 Jul 2015 13:00:44 GMTZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to withdraw from a border arbitration with Slovenia, dealing further blow to efforts to resolve a longstanding dispute.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6813198f3c324fa7bb83258be7f5dcdbIsraeli bulldozers start demolishing West Bank settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb29cb3c2e54730a78644fcce1dac5dWed, 29 Jul 2015 12:48:57 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister's office announced the "immediate construction" of some 300 new units at another location in the same settlement and advanced plans for about 500 new units in east Jerusalem.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb29cb3c2e54730a78644fcce1dac5dMaine land giveaway essay contest ends amid lack of entrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b9e39b6bc9241519046e652c995a824Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:19:01 GMTWHITEFIELD, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman holding an essay contest to give away 47 acres of woodlands has abandoned the effort because she didn't get enough entries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b9e39b6bc9241519046e652c995a824Trump hosts Women's British Open as Park resumes slam questhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec7ca858bfea42b39b6b5d8f390c5b63Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:56:49 GMTTURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Inbee Park resuming her quest for the career Grand Slam. Teenage prodigy Lydia Ko seeking that elusive first major. Michelle Wie going for victory with an injured left foot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec7ca858bfea42b39b6b5d8f390c5b63US strength helps Goodyear top expectationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7fe637520b14caaa40e1548157b2fb5Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:53:13 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Wednesday reported a drop in second-quarter profit as a strong U.S. dollar cut into international sales, but the results beat Wall Street expectations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7fe637520b14caaa40e1548157b2fb5Q&A: Who is the Taliban's reclusive leader Mullah Omar?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82dba6bb268b48bfbe7f2532bf1e4eeaWed, 29 Jul 2015 12:05:41 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Here are some questions and answers about Mullah Mohammed Omar:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82dba6bb268b48bfbe7f2532bf1e4eeaKristen Stewart, Idris Elba in Venice Film Festival lineuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f22991684413444f98b6500c0b84fa6eWed, 29 Jul 2015 11:55:26 GMTLONDON (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, a war story with Idris Elba and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f22991684413444f98b6500c0b84fa6eRomania seizes heroin shipment headed to Western Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87959126e2204631b2e8575e4f07f2f0Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:32:06 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities have seized 333 kilograms (733 pounds) of heroin that was headed to Western Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87959126e2204631b2e8575e4f07f2f0Major events in the life of Taliban leader Mullah Omarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3790a479848409a9e142875c163b428Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:38:46 GMTHere is a list of major events in the life of reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3790a479848409a9e142875c163b428AP PHOTOS: Greece's odyssey through its latest crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86c635b6634142598f616afaae391197Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:48:22 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — It began with a Greek outburst of national defiance against years of budget cuts and quickly turned into a financial nightmare for the country's people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86c635b6634142598f616afaae391197Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6235858049b498e88b119b0c88daf18Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:22:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6235858049b498e88b119b0c88daf18Report says crash site of missing Lao helicopter foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afdf3692c1694cb1a0381cac21b46d29Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:12:44 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Search teams have located the crash site of a Soviet-made Mi-7 Lao military helicopter that went missing this week with 23 people on board, the state-run Lao News Agency reported Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afdf3692c1694cb1a0381cac21b46d29MasterCard meets 2Q profit forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c38e4ef831d4c9698a6635f39512f35Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:21:05 GMTPURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — MasterCard Inc. (MA) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $921 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c38e4ef831d4c9698a6635f39512f35Woman dies, 9 kids injured as van crashes into train in Ohiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e5ead8603734cbdac067b8ff591c2d8Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:11:34 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at an Ohio rail crossing, killing a passenger and injuring nine children and the driver.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e5ead8603734cbdac067b8ff591c2d8Iran, France talk of 'new era' in ties after nuclear dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa15b1ab5893499dadc8e3871c4a321cWed, 29 Jul 2015 11:54:02 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius declared Wednesday during a landmark visit to Iran that the time has come for the two nations' relations to improve, calling his visit "an important trip" in the wake of a key nuclear deal reached with Tehran earlier this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa15b1ab5893499dadc8e3871c4a321cTurkish President Erdogan in Beijing amid ethnic tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0cf7de311ee4c7096bdfc8525b9af22Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:57:36 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with top Chinese officials Wednesday amid tensions over China's treatment of its Uighur minority and sensitive negotiations surrounding the possible purchase of a Chinese missile system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0cf7de311ee4c7096bdfc8525b9af22Calais migrants: 2nd night of mass attempts to reach Englandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55024b5dd434e3e8eb32b2cfdf0acc3Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:33:21 GMTCALAIS, France (AP) — Migrants rushed the tunnel linking France and England repeatedly for a second night on Wednesday and one man was crushed by a truck in the chaos, deepening tensions surrounding the thousands of people camped in this northern French port city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55024b5dd434e3e8eb32b2cfdf0acc3Non-lethal traps set for lion-like animal seen in Milwaukeehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fb79c61d2c43df974a8555a63a64bbWed, 29 Jul 2015 11:29:21 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Animal control workers in Milwaukee have set non-lethal traps baited with human food in the hopes of capturing a lion-like animal that several people have reported seeing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fb79c61d2c43df974a8555a63a64bbGreece's Tsipras: party rebels could force early electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7131aab8ea9e406185915909a30d9679Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:58:50 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister warned rebels in his radical left Syriza party Wednesday that he would have to call early elections if they keep opposing key reforms demanded for a new international bailout.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7131aab8ea9e406185915909a30d9679Image of Asia: Welcoming Turkey's president to Beijinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7b8bfaa473f40ad9d1d9cab35ecd7c8Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:07:46 GMTIn this photo by Ng Han Guan, a child plays with Chinese and Turkish national flags before a welcome ceremony for Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. About two dozen children waved the flags and hoisted flowers when Erdogan and Chinese President Xi Jinping passed them after inspecting an honor guard. Following the formal welcoming ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and marching band, the two leaders met for more than two hours. Erdogan's visit comes amid tensions over China's treatment of its Uighur minority and sensitive negotiations surrounding the possible purchase of a Chinese missile system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7b8bfaa473f40ad9d1d9cab35ecd7c8Nigeria president visits Cameroon to discuss militant threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/408c46d4f2e04acc9c0dd33d2ca3392aWed, 29 Jul 2015 13:18:40 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The president of Nigeria is making a visit to neighboring Cameroon as the two countries struggle to contain the mutual threat posed by Islamic militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/408c46d4f2e04acc9c0dd33d2ca3392a