FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:20:05 -07:00Strong quake rocks central Italy, at least 37 reported deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f92f4d4d14c43bebc8e1a88678858a8Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:04:13 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 37 people were killed in hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors out of the rubble, but the toll was likely to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f92f4d4d14c43bebc8e1a88678858a8Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769d0117e3c84e55a8ab10479c339d90Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:54:14 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is urging people not to jump to conclusions as state agents investigate how a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses ended up dead after leading a trooper on a 10-mile chase.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769d0117e3c84e55a8ab10479c339d90Jordan's first Olympic medalist comes home to royal welcomehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8edf7450c344ea3bd7fc296c80f81f0Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:56:37 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's first Olympic champion, taekwondo gold medal winner Ahmad Abughaush, has returned home to a royal welcome.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8edf7450c344ea3bd7fc296c80f81f0Strong quake rocks central Italy, at least 23 reported deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/279f60e2620f41ff976698c823825da7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:17:48 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 23 people were reported dead in three hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors out of the rubble, but the toll was expected to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/279f60e2620f41ff976698c823825da7Monsoon floods have killed at least 175 in India since Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4574d1a8814940b196665f409feb4b00Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:08:17 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have ended two successive drought years in India with the Ganges River and its tributaries rising above the danger level, triggering evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from flooded homes in north and eastern India, an official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4574d1a8814940b196665f409feb4b00The Latest: Syrian rebels at Turkey border cross into Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40668f9f3d24f128359646647ab55bdWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:53:17 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40668f9f3d24f128359646647ab55bdPremier League stars face early-season clampdown by refshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24c25555d61a45c782e2caa9d9418282Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:18:59 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — WWE-style grappling at corner kicks, manhandling of match officials, verbal abuse: Sometimes the beautiful game can take on an ugly side.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24c25555d61a45c782e2caa9d9418282Indian submarine data leaked from French shipbuilderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a9b44fc7c9472c9624a0b07253c781Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:47:23 GMTPARIS (AP) — Sensitive data on submarines being built for India's Navy have leaked from a leading French shipbuilder with military customers around the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a9b44fc7c9472c9624a0b07253c781Police: Man shouts 'Allahu akbar' in Australian knife attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/340ff098b8cb45709df2c8b5dc2ae6ceWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:51:07 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A French man shouting the Arabic phrase "Allahu akbar" stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two men in an attack at a hostel in northeast Australia, police said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/340ff098b8cb45709df2c8b5dc2ae6ceBangladesh police arrest prime suspect in publisher's murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14c90340ccb48f5a4d6c2251ca4f15fWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:43:29 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh police say they have arrested a leading suspect behind last year's killing of an American-Bangladeshi writer and blogger amid an ongoing crackdown against radicals blamed for violent attacks on foreigners, liberals and minorities in the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14c90340ccb48f5a4d6c2251ca4f15fThe Latest: Another town reports quake devastationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc36c2aa0d2148f69923162754e4976aWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:54:19 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc36c2aa0d2148f69923162754e4976aSyrian activist group: Syrian rebel fighters cross into IS-held town from Turkey as part of Turkish-backed operationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b6f2d729046468584512827b2d7d9dbWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:43:49 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activist group: Syrian rebel fighters cross into IS-held town from Turkey as part of Turkish-backed operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b6f2d729046468584512827b2d7d9dbThe Latest: France offers help to Italy after earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7188b624491d4fd793798137bc19058fWed, 24 Aug 2016 10:07:37 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7188b624491d4fd793798137bc19058fAPNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d99d1a320844feb6224e020c083a5bWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:10:52 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d99d1a320844feb6224e020c083a5bOh boy! Segedin homers, races to hospital for son's birthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/643c99d9bf7740c4a693323726adba28Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:50:57 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Segedin sprinted from the outfield to the dugout, got frenzied high-fives from teammates and flew down the stairs toward the clubhouse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/643c99d9bf7740c4a693323726adba28The Latest: Turkish police detain IS suspects in Istanbulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30aaab90e84548bfac59780ae0937efeWed, 24 Aug 2016 10:01:37 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30aaab90e84548bfac59780ae0937efeFoundation donors who met, talked with Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5eecf233883466e9e8ff2fd7669548fWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:01:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton met or talked by phone with at least 154 people from private interests, such as corporations, during her time as secretary of the state. More than half those people had donated either personally or through companies or groups to the Clinton Foundation or pledged to donate to specific programs through the charity's international arm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5eecf233883466e9e8ff2fd7669548fThe Latest: Biden in Turkey as Ankara strikes IS in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f2170884d134d29b541ab683fd9476aWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:03:41 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f2170884d134d29b541ab683fd9476a10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367a50dd046641b8ad2d739eb4152fc9Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:05:28 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367a50dd046641b8ad2d739eb4152fc9Trial of man accused in boiled water attack continueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8223beba22ce4862bdeaa5a774f2c68cWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:01:51 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Testimony is scheduled to continue in the trial of a man accused of throwing boiled water on same-sex couple sleeping in a suburban Atlanta apartment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8223beba22ce4862bdeaa5a774f2c68cThe Latest: Italy quake death toll rises to 37http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e35cd108bf14fc49636cc462bd8138fWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:56:47 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e35cd108bf14fc49636cc462bd8138fMississippi man to be sentenced on terrorism chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f6b336e2bd44a6f99994c2f4d9ed68eWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:10:22 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to be sentenced on terrorism charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f6b336e2bd44a6f99994c2f4d9ed68eAnimal charity removes 15 animals it rescued from Gaza zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e55c04eafb54254a11c1ec96617724fWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:59:50 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international charity on Wednesday removed 15 animals from a Gaza Strip zoo, freeing them from stifling conditions in what it called "the worst zoo in the world" and hoping to grant them a better life abroad.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e55c04eafb54254a11c1ec96617724fReport: Turkish tanks enter Syria, aim to free IS-held townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/632736518cea4540a9b962cdb8228a45Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:24:00 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of a military operation to free a border town held by the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/632736518cea4540a9b962cdb8228a45Italy's civil protection agency says at least 37 people have died in the magnitude 6 quake that struck central Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f04fcedf3682442eb17c67c0c7f4d89eWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:50:16 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italy's civil protection agency says at least 37 people have died in the magnitude 6 quake that struck central Italy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f04fcedf3682442eb17c67c0c7f4d89eOfficials report Jordan oil spill in Red Sea, extent unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54fa4e0413a4406d8b239df8f4f03caaWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:52:15 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Officials have reported that oil has spilled from Jordan into the Gulf of Aqaba, but the size of the leak remains unclear.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54fa4e0413a4406d8b239df8f4f03caaUK committee recommends ban on microbeadshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/932f6f3eba164bd3baf552e7bc29a594Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:49:54 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British parliamentary committee is recommending a ban on plastic microbeads in hopes of cutting back on pollution in the world's oceans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/932f6f3eba164bd3baf552e7bc29a594Commodities group Glencore trims loss in first half of 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eecce115e284a9d8638d551d92bb698Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:03:47 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Swiss commodities producer Glencore says it narrowed its net loss in the first half of 2016, after paring down billions of dollars' worth of assets to slash debt amid a difficult market for raw materials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eecce115e284a9d8638d551d92bb698The Latest: Pope leads prayers for earthquake victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24b88ca79dd4ccdb3dbf58c2e4226fcWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:35:31 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24b88ca79dd4ccdb3dbf58c2e4226fcTurkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4be857f182c94ee6940ced7f7dc06d0cWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:33:24 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — After a pre-dawn barrage of heavy artillery and airstrikes, Turkey sent tanks and special forces into Syria on Wednesday to help clear a border town of Islamic State militants in Ankara's most significant military involvement so far in the Syria conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4be857f182c94ee6940ced7f7dc06d0cStrong quake rattles central Italy, at least 11 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf038a5539484b2ba283d308113bb303Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:08:40 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 11 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors out of the rubble, but the toll was expected to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf038a5539484b2ba283d308113bb303Afghan migrant shot dead in Serbiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/095b9fb58bcc4fcc99526ba3a947c460Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:29:20 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's defense ministry says a 20-year old Afghan migrant crossing illegally from Bulgaria has been shot dead, apparently by hunters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/095b9fb58bcc4fcc99526ba3a947c460The Latest: Turkish tanks enter Syria in anti-IS operationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8ad8c99d82d4495af1b745f3fcb41e7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:30:17 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8ad8c99d82d4495af1b745f3fcb41e7UN envoy: No more 'taboo' issues in Cyprus peace talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63d69f5d92a84dc78337f0bfe79192deWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:26:13 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A U.N. envoy says everything is up for discussion in an intensified phase of ongoing talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63d69f5d92a84dc78337f0bfe79192deTrump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisonerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/891373aa78da4f97839f17f4e7fd3458Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:03:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country's then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/891373aa78da4f97839f17f4e7fd3458Lawyer: Timbuktu residents felt shame after sites destroyedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e039bfe04a14d899990680e7f477377Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:57:41 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A lawyer for residents of Timbuktu has told International Criminal Court judges that the destruction by Islamic extremists of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert left them feeling shame at the desecration of their saints and ancestors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e039bfe04a14d899990680e7f477377Turkey targets Gulen-inspired projects around the worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1fbf8a52135441fb72b7d972b212b19Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:21:39 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — In past years, big names in South Africa picked up the annual Gulen Peace Award, a local accolade inspired by a Turkish preacher who has been blamed by Turkey for an attempted coup last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1fbf8a52135441fb72b7d972b212b19The Latest: Rescuers free dozens alive in quake-hit townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa1633632f6b4654ae0fc74e15a168d0Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:13:42 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa1633632f6b4654ae0fc74e15a168d0Global shares lackluster ahead of Fed chair's speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769fc097ada44a1eb682439dd4943792Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:09:02 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks meandered Wednesday as investors awaited fresh cues from Federal Reserve on the outlook for interest rates. Markets were steady following the submarine launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea. In Japan, shares rose on speculation the Bank of Japan may make a surprise move to help shore up growth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769fc097ada44a1eb682439dd4943792The Latest: Erdogan: Syria action against IS, Kurdish grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaba213d46a3488eba1178e52e574b0cWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:47:01 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaba213d46a3488eba1178e52e574b0cOfficials to discuss Washington Monument elevator woeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0ce2c356fc249409cdb1838efaa56feWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:46:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress has scheduled a meeting with National Park Service officials to discuss the frequent breakdowns of the Washington Monument's elevator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0ce2c356fc249409cdb1838efaa56feTrain hits bus in northwestern Germany, 10 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6e496e57905485e88b547850eecf342Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:17:08 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German police say a train hit a bus on a road crossing, injuring 10 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6e496e57905485e88b547850eecf342Gaston forecast to become a hurricane in Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f4bf47359624c1fa6fd5da17727ff8bWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:29:10 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Gaston is gaining strength in the Atlantic and could soon become a hurricane.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f4bf47359624c1fa6fd5da17727ff8bCommodities giant Glencore trims loss after asset saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf4f2a8a3834a5bb5b6a0fff2f4f707Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:57:58 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Swiss commodities producer Glencore says it narrowed its net loss in the first half of 2016, after selling billions of dollars' worth of assets to slash debt as global economic concerns soured the market for raw materials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf4f2a8a3834a5bb5b6a0fff2f4f707Turkish state media says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of operation to free IS-held townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90d092401c047499ce1844e5eb8c20fWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:16:11 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish state media says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of operation to free IS-held town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90d092401c047499ce1844e5eb8c20fJapan, China, S. Korea unite in condemning N. Korea missilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41b5f9bf26c42b19e6ab09648b785daWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:12:30 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea put aside frictions over territorial disputes and wartime history to sharply criticize North Korea's latest submarine missile test on Wednesday in a rare display of unity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41b5f9bf26c42b19e6ab09648b785daQatari state fund buys stake in NY's Empire State Buildinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0141b94322e84ec3af5c2885bb9cfb42Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:02:16 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has made an iconic purchase in America — a stake in the company owning New York's Empire State Building.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0141b94322e84ec3af5c2885bb9cfb42State-by-state look at ACT test-takers and composite scorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/605bf9798f584022a40486a1cf03c3e9Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:07:23 GMTUNDATED (AP) — A state-by-state look at the percent of high school graduates taking the ACT exam and the average composite score, according to the testing company's annual report released Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/605bf9798f584022a40486a1cf03c3e9South Sudan fighting kills at least 275, both sides sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54fd9221e2f4d73a977a1ffbfdb10c5Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:07:39 GMTJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — At least 275 people have died in fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan, officials from both sides say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54fd9221e2f4d73a977a1ffbfdb10c5The Latest: Sudanese man dies in migrant clash in Calaishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5208618ae0474a3a9bcbf2c7b5496702Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:27:09 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the influx of asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5208618ae0474a3a9bcbf2c7b5496702