FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Apr 2017 02:56:13 -07:00US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf, 26 Apr 2017 08:27:44 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries. ambush raises fears of rebel resurgence in India, 26 Apr 2017 09:42:14 GMTPALAMPUR, India (AP) — Women wailed as Indian soldiers carried a flag-draped coffin holding the body of one of their colleagues killed this week in a deadly ambush by autonomy-seeking Maoist rebels. tense political times, NBA heading to Israel this summer, 26 Apr 2017 07:36:27 GMTAs the NBA prepares to bring its Basketball Without Borders program to Israel this summer, league officials hope that the first trip to the country can help bring children together during a time of increasing tension. subway attack suspect charged, faces up to 10 years, 26 Apr 2017 09:14:42 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German authorities have charged a 27-year-old caught on camera kicking a woman down a flight of stairs in a Berlin subway station with assault causing serious bodily harm. Short strips down at environmental comedy benefit, 26 Apr 2017 08:03:36 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Martin Short stripped down to a nude bodysuit to perform a musical number and became a human bagpipe in the hands of a large, kilt-wearing man — all for the sake of the environment. government troops killed in eastern Ukraine, 26 Apr 2017 08:46:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say three of its troops have been killed and four injured in eastern Ukraine in an apparent flare-up of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatists. in the Family: Trump's potent mix of blood, business, 26 Apr 2017 07:41:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Not since John F. Kennedy appointed his brother Bobby to be attorney general and his brother-in-law as director of the Peace Corps has a president leaned so heavily on his family. Even Donald Trump's 5-year-old granddaughter Arabella has pitched in. profits double on sales of Mercedes E-class, SUVs, 26 Apr 2017 07:53:20 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales. of presidencies have been family affairs, 26 Apr 2017 07:54:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is far from the first president to enlist his children and in-laws in the work of the White House. Look back through history, and it turns out that plenty of presidencies have been a family affair. Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken US law, 26 Apr 2017 07:27:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House oversight committee say. Kashmir, brutality of videos deepens anger against India, 26 Apr 2017 09:20:00 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — One video showed a young Kashmiri man strapped to a patrolling Indian army jeep as a human shield against stone-throwing protesters. Others showed soldiers beating local men with sticks as other troops stood by with guns drawn. says analysis shows Syria regime behind sarin attack, 26 Apr 2017 09:44:21 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible for the deadly assault. woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing, 26 Apr 2017 08:53:44 GMTPHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video. foreign minister says sarin gas used in Syria attack bears chemical 'signature' of the regime, 26 Apr 2017 08:27:35 GMTPARIS (AP) — French foreign minister says sarin gas used in Syria attack bears chemical 'signature' of the regime . sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power, 26 Apr 2017 08:48:50 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system have been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. firm: Cyberattacks against Saudi Arabia continue, 26 Apr 2017 09:19:11 GMTPARIS (AP) — Researchers at U.S. antivirus firm McAfee say the cyberattacks that have hit Saudi Arabia over the past few months are continuing, revealing new details about an unusually disruptive campaign. stocks mixed as investors await Trump tax cut plan, 26 Apr 2017 09:19:38 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were mixed in Europe on Thursday after another day of gains in Asia as investors awaited U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on tax cuts that could give a boost to U.S. companies and household spending. Latest: Chemical weapons watchdog marks anniversary, 26 Apr 2017 08:58:32 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): on Sharapova's French Open wild card set for May 16, 26 Apr 2017 09:23:54 GMTPARIS (AP) — Maria Sharapova will find out next month if she can compete at the French Open. tax agency arrests 'several men' in soccer fraud case, 26 Apr 2017 09:39:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — British authorities arrested several men working in professional soccer on suspicion of tax fraud on Wednesday in a far-reaching case that saw raids in England and France. Latest: France links sarin gas used in Syria to regime, 26 Apr 2017 08:38:42 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): Open prize money increased 12 percent to 36 million, 26 Apr 2017 09:05:24 GMTPARIS (AP) — French Open prize money will increase by 12 percent this year, with the men's and women's champions winning 2.1 million euros each — an increase of 100,000 euros. Force launches unarmed missile for test in California, 26 Apr 2017 08:21:05 GMTVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Base in California on a flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean. Korean presidential hopeful accused of anti-gay comments, 26 Apr 2017 09:05:23 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in outraged persecuted sexual minority groups by saying during a television debate that he opposes homosexuality, something his supporters say he had to do to win office in the deeply conservative country. Explains: Why China's new aircraft carrier is significant, 26 Apr 2017 08:35:54 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday launched the navy's second aircraft carrier, its first to be entirely homebuilt. forces South African Airways to cancel some flights, 26 Apr 2017 09:17:18 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African Airways says it is experiencing some domestic flight delays and cancellations because of a strike by some cabin crew. investigates report that rabbit died on flight, 26 Apr 2017 09:36:08 GMTLONDON (AP) — United Airlines is investigating a report that a giant rabbit died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights. of taxis, buses park outside gov't to protest Uber, 26 Apr 2017 08:23:48 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed. wants a review of national monuments, 26 Apr 2017 07:51:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments," an action that could upend protections put in place in Utah and other states as Trump tries to rack up accomplishments in his first 100 days. returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban, 26 Apr 2017 08:43:12 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Maria Sharapova returned to professional tennis on Wednesday after a 15-month doping ban, completing a one-hour training session on an empty center court less than 10 hours before her first competitive match since January 2016. says US airstrike on Syria damages peace process, 26 Apr 2017 08:04:16 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the airstrike that the United States launched at a Syrian military base earlier this month damages the prospects of a political settlement for the war-torn country. president, same old government shutdown threats, 26 Apr 2017 07:34:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — There's an unconventional new president in the White House. And the Republicans now have a new lock on both ends of Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue. But the capital city is still up to its old gridlock tricks. on risky hunt for blue-collar votes against Le Pen, 26 Apr 2017 09:41:49 GMTAMIENS, France (AP) — French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is going hunting for blue-collar votes, planning to meet with workers from a home appliance factory that is the latest hot-button symbol of the loss of French jobs to plants overseas. Dubai focuses on future, cybersecurity a growing concern, 26 Apr 2017 09:13:50 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai official says as the city races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its skies, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern., Rugby World Cup organizers to collaborate in Japan, 26 Apr 2017 08:08:09 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the 2020 Olympics signed a collaborative agreement with the organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, aiming to maximize the benefits and impact of the global events. Security formally opening immigrant crime office, 26 Apr 2017 08:03:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is set to launch an office for American victims of immigrant crime. Kong arrests 2 disqualified lawmakers over oath fracas, 26 Apr 2017 09:18:24 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested two pro-independence lawmakers who were disqualified in a dispute over their oaths, in the latest round of legal action against activists involved in the Chinese territory's pro-democracy movement. documents: Mother had abused teen in kidnapping case, 26 Apr 2017 07:45:12 GMTCOLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who authorities say was kidnapped by her teacher had endured months of abuse at the hands of her mother, according to court documents, making her particularly vulnerable to an adult predator. Carson brings HUD listening tour to urban, rural Ohio, 26 Apr 2017 08:05:06 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus is the fourth stop on Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's national listening tour. asks EU for motorboats, helicopters to patrol coast, 26 Apr 2017 09:25:19 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Libya is asking the European Union for motorboats and helicopters to help patrol the Mediterranean Sea for ships carrying migrants. man convicted of killing best friend, woman, 4 kids, 26 Apr 2017 09:18:39 GMTYUMA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona prisoner was convicted Tuesday of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four young children 12 years ago in what prosecutors called a crime motivated by money. Force launches unarmed missile in California, 26 Apr 2017 08:17:42 GMTVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Base in California on a flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean. Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts, 26 Apr 2017 07:47:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. hundreds of taxis, buses protest Uber, 26 Apr 2017 08:56:17 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Romania's capital, Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed in the country. novelist wins prestigious prize for Arab fiction, 26 Apr 2017 08:20:58 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi novelist won what is considered to be the region's top literary award for Arab fiction for a book about the trials and tribulations of a man on a journey of self-revelation through Andalusia in the 12th century during a turbulent period of history. hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen, 26 Apr 2017 08:16:58 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police have launched simultaneous operations across the country on Wednesday, detaining hundreds of people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. suspect in Stockholm truck attack released, 26 Apr 2017 08:09:18 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities say they have released a second person arrested in connection with the April 7 truck attack that killed four people and injured 15 others in Stockholm. Latest: Kremlin denounces French report on Syria attack, 26 Apr 2017 09:19:00 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): arrested in probe of Paris attacks, 26 Apr 2017 08:00:26 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015. Explains: Why S. Korea is debating US anti-missile system, 26 Apr 2017 09:17:39 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Amid alarm over North Korea's expanding nuclear weapons and missile arsenal, Washington and Seoul are speeding ahead with the installment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea to cope with the growing threats.