FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:46:52 -08:00Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc735654053c41ec87a2239b270f8048Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:42:11 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — An opposition activist group and a rebel say Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military air base in northern Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc735654053c41ec87a2239b270f804894 year old former Auschwitz guard goes on trial in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79b504d6dc1c4e42a61a89abab0a3ce3Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:30:56 GMTDETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard is going on trial on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder in western Germany, accused of serving in the death camp at a time when hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews were gassed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79b504d6dc1c4e42a61a89abab0a3ce3Hong Kong, Seoul stocks sharply lower after holidayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdce0dbb1334432fa20aa7a86e740b5fThu, 11 Feb 2016 07:15:01 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks shuddered again Thursday, led by sharp drops in Hong Kong and South Korea, which were catching up to global market turmoil after being shut for Lunar New Year holidays.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdce0dbb1334432fa20aa7a86e740b5fLillard scores 31 as surging Blazers beat Rockets 116-103http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9757a6bfa4a84d0eb8b9580b37abf80aThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:39:35 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard sparked a second-quarter outburst for the Portland Trail Blazers and finished with 31 points and nine assists in a 116-103 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9757a6bfa4a84d0eb8b9580b37abf80aWar, plunging oil prices send Iraq's economy into crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8976524493b44bb4b2a82b658ffc976fThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:13:41 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Plunging oil prices have pitched Iraq into a severe financial crisis as it struggles to combat the Islamic State group, play host to millions of refugees and rebuild cities and towns ravaged by war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8976524493b44bb4b2a82b658ffc976fNorth Korea responds to South Korea's closing of jointly run factory park by vowing to scrap two crucial cross-border communication hotlineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fef1d9bd5ea24b4198c72c7d6ecc19cfThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:13:36 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea responds to South Korea's closing of jointly run factory park by vowing to scrap two crucial cross-border communication hotlines.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fef1d9bd5ea24b4198c72c7d6ecc19cfMan faces jail time for concealing Bosnian war pasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec3f978488b4b049fe76963fe2056ebThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:56:14 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man who came to the U.S. as a refugee from war-torn Bosnia nearly two decades ago faces possible jail time for concealing his military past and a long criminal rap sheet, including the murder of his Serbian neighbor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec3f978488b4b049fe76963fe2056ebWilliams beats Radwanska to reach quarterfinals in Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee08cae4a144552b1a3643db245288eThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:21:54 GMTKAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams overpowered Urszula Radwanska of Poland, 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Taiwan Open on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee08cae4a144552b1a3643db245288eArmed occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge say they will turn themselves in Thursday morninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be6278d7157c4cf7aa311f6245b7a8e9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:03:09 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — Armed occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge say they will turn themselves in Thursday morning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be6278d7157c4cf7aa311f6245b7a8e9FBI surrounds last occupiers at Oregon refugehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dcea3453d95453fa1be1d3553bc78ffThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:13:23 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The FBI surrounded the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon as they yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off, prayed with supporters over an open phone line, and said later they would turn themselves in Thursday morninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dcea3453d95453fa1be1d3553bc78ffBut is she honest? Caring? Clinton grapples with questionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02c5ccd5351e4b589ac036283217b6f9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:38:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected from the problems facing Americans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02c5ccd5351e4b589ac036283217b6f9More than 70 injured in train derailment in Egypthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/914cc1ce594d4969b8ee56c6d26e8c23Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:29:54 GMTCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian health ministry official says 69 people were injured when a train derailed and two of its cars overturned, as it was travelling north toward Cairo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/914cc1ce594d4969b8ee56c6d26e8c23Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/837175476a20440fa193ded6c855ff3eThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:44:05 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — An occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has stretched on for more than a month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/837175476a20440fa193ded6c855ff3eThe Latest: Occupier says they will turn themselves inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9433aa561ff4b30a446963d0c0cb984Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:04:52 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9433aa561ff4b30a446963d0c0cb984Justice Dept. enters Ferguson court case in strong positionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f382f7df989342e88b13ecf105f1a1b6Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:28:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found vast problems in the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f382f7df989342e88b13ecf105f1a1b6Powerful California coastal panel ousts top executivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada794042c1f477a97a0cda8ffe11362Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:21:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its executive Wednesday after a lengthy and, at times, emotionally charged meeting that veered from accusations about the influence of developers and lobbyists to discussions on the mundane inner workings of government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada794042c1f477a97a0cda8ffe11362Storm-battered cruise ship returns to New Jersey homeporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d1689add3604ebda62343e936fdbe87Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:28:21 GMTBAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — A cruise ship battered by a major storm in the Atlantic Ocean returned to its New Jersey port on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d1689add3604ebda62343e936fdbe87S. Korea shuts down joint industrial park with N. Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f50b58b314d40fea078c69fc633a9f0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:57:20 GMTPAJU, South Korea (AP) — Under the gaze of armed soldiers, large white trucks streamed across the world's most armed border Thursday as South Korean workers on Thursday began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea. The South's suspension will end, at least temporarily, the Koreas' last major cooperation project as punishment over Pyongyang's recent rocket launch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f50b58b314d40fea078c69fc633a9f0Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63030a9bd21b4e8197458cbdda7b6854Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:51 GMT"We very easily could be looking at May — or the convention." — Marco Rubio's campaign manager Terry Sullivan, indicating the Florida senator was looking for a fight that could last for months or even spill into the first contested Republican national convention since 1976.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63030a9bd21b4e8197458cbdda7b6854N. Korea vows to deport all S. Koreans from factory parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a25ca87a3b0541398966160d8982d3b9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:22:44 GMTPAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is vowing to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze all South Korean assets at a jointly run factory park in the North.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a25ca87a3b0541398966160d8982d3b9Minnesota man to plead guilty in Islamic State casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b768d885c33348deb2822829096f8cadThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:34:10 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b768d885c33348deb2822829096f8cadTomi takes a bow at Westminster, dog saved family from firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add2118798e9496ea8867aa7e525a750Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:39:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Julia Haight leads her prize entry into the Westminster Kennel Club dog show ring Monday, she'll see a shiba inu who's athletic, alert and pert.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add2118798e9496ea8867aa7e525a750Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f246d13cd15e428bb86ee2415037a4d5Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:01:14 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f246d13cd15e428bb86ee2415037a4d5A look at Japan's complex relationship with North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f9c0cb7347d4b82a760a38b0b434227Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:10:41 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan has a troubled and complicated relationship with North Korea. The two countries have no diplomatic ties, but there are tens of thousands of pro-Pyongyang ethnic Koreans who live in Japan but still have relatives in the North.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f9c0cb7347d4b82a760a38b0b434227On The Tee: Spieth wants a trophy for himselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5d6a90f07c43558a36e58676ba2b59Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:43:45 GMTPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — If his match earlier this week was any indication, Jordan Spieth could be in trouble at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5d6a90f07c43558a36e58676ba2b594 holdouts at Oregon refuge have diverse backgroundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bdea0b8304b4bcc95643904398afd9aThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:39:45 GMTThe four armed activists who on Wednesday night were surrounded by the FBI at a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon have remained on the site despite the arrests of group leader Ammon Bundy and others Jan. 26 on a remote road outside the refuge. The tense standoff between the FBI and the four occupiers was being livestreamed on the Internet. Late Wednesday the occupiers said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bdea0b8304b4bcc95643904398afd9aNokia Q2 profit surges to $560 million buoyed by licenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3d6603dc67407786b10118b8f440a1Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:41:02 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says fourth-quarter profit grew more than 50 percent on a slight increase in sales, buoyed by income from licensing fees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3d6603dc67407786b10118b8f440a1Latest: Officer shot in standoff, injuries life-threateninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec0a6d73dd44328b2cda8567ce94351Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:33:33 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on a standoff in Fargo, North Dakota, that has left a police officer with life-threatening injuries (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec0a6d73dd44328b2cda8567ce94351As industry shifts, Las Vegas cabs do some soul-searchinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9f442110aab44029096f144f27a49efThu, 11 Feb 2016 07:26:37 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The arrival of Uber and Lyft in Nevada last fall and a state audit accusing regulators of allowing cabs to charge $47 million in excessive fees each year have the powerful Las Vegas taxi industry and its overseers in the hot seat, facing down a recommendation that the agency be disbanded and its duties passed to another entity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9f442110aab44029096f144f27a49efRussia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c28c0e0a93f49d28868a7581bc21815Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:09:49 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c28c0e0a93f49d28868a7581bc21815Clinton struggles to win over younger womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58e955ae243e4a9490ae50287677d0ffThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:35:50 GMTCONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58e955ae243e4a9490ae50287677d0ffHong Kong activists face riot charges after holiday protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/238f4890e82e46d191fcb11a2eab6675Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:54:48 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Several dozen people appeared in a Hong Kong court Thursday to face rioting charges following a violent clash earlier this week between protesters and police sparked by a clampdown on holiday street food vendors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/238f4890e82e46d191fcb11a2eab6675USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zikahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/394872678b274f2a993cb1ab873d19daThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:18:46 GMTThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/394872678b274f2a993cb1ab873d19daTexas could take stance against disputed bite mark evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bbfa9ad6af64e33bc9b39935f1e09b9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:08:11 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Critics of bite mark evidence say Texas could be on the brink of taking a stance that would likely reverberate in courtrooms across the U.S.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bbfa9ad6af64e33bc9b39935f1e09b9Berlin Film Festival to open in German capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b88e5be30f46a1903dc676393d2f98Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:04:09 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival is opening in the German capital —the first of the year's major European movie festivals — with Meryl Streep presiding over the jury that will choose the winners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b88e5be30f46a1903dc676393d2f98AP news guide: A look at the turmoil in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b504e65e7d3f459b91c81f00a8e38870Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:43:38 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the city of Ferguson after the City Council failed to approve an agreement that sought to address concerns about police and municipal court practices in the St. Louis suburb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b504e65e7d3f459b91c81f00a8e38870Miller stops 33 shots, Canucks hold off Coyotes 2-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10f32f98f711468cbb4ab9212327398fThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:08:24 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Vancouver moms might have to become regulars on the Canucks' road show.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10f32f98f711468cbb4ab9212327398fNorth Korea says it will deport all South Korean nationals from jointly run factory park in Northhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bc2f4aff4ad4bc8900ce24c39d2194fThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:07:18 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it will deport all South Korean nationals from jointly run factory park in North .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bc2f4aff4ad4bc8900ce24c39d2194fCurry flirts with triple-double, Warriors top Suns 112-104http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37ab5a9b990046ffb6d8a7c1992c8c5fThu, 11 Feb 2016 05:43:00 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The Golden State-Phoenix mismatch wasn't the blowout most expected, just another routine Warriors victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37ab5a9b990046ffb6d8a7c1992c8c5fIranians rally to celebrate anniversary of 1979 revolutionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e27468ef1dc4cfea750c3eac46143ecThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:46:26 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have begun nationwide celebrations to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e27468ef1dc4cfea750c3eac46143ecOccupiers at Oregon refuge say they'll turn themselves inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61f6e9eaf0aa403088655b206842ed7bThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:17:46 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning after the FBI and other officers in armored vehicles surrounded them in a tense standoff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61f6e9eaf0aa403088655b206842ed7bRetired rider Dominguez becomes eligible for Hall of Famehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d48424fc5bf44b3ebb62f5e5fa1b50d3Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:21:14 GMTA classy move for a classy jockey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d48424fc5bf44b3ebb62f5e5fa1b50d3Federal gov't enters Ferguson court case in strong positionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/559ee13a220b427d928837484b1c338aThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:25:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand given a months-long investigation that found vast problems in the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/559ee13a220b427d928837484b1c338aHillary Clinton struggling to win over younger womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c57b4f71cc124281aeb5e12b6aadbb2fThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:33:14 GMTCONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c57b4f71cc124281aeb5e12b6aadbb2fAfghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90689f94821044819cfca4b20d129293Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:15:25 GMTKANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a policeman in the southern province of Kandahar has killed four of his colleagues and wounded another seven.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90689f94821044819cfca4b20d129293The Latest: Cliven Bundy jailed upon arriving in Portlandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c980a65fd004f99b73b4025d524ef32Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:33:07 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c980a65fd004f99b73b4025d524ef32North Korea says it will freeze all South Korean assets and equipment at jointly run factory park with Southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62af774dd14645ba8d83e807787407cfThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:07:58 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it will freeze all South Korean assets and equipment at jointly run factory park with South.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62af774dd14645ba8d83e807787407cfDeputy, civilian pilot killed in Tulare County plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdded476be03475787f2f2903672c9f5Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:10:53 GMTSPRINGVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy and a civilian pilot helping with the arrest of a man in Central California were killed when their single-engine plane crashed near Springville in Tulare County, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdded476be03475787f2f2903672c9f5Pacifica: Residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01bd00428614850ab52d5ea364b00a0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:16:41 GMTPACIFICA, Calif. (AP) — Sonja Thompson lives so close to the edge of an 80-foot bluff above the Pacific Ocean that when paragliders fly by "you can almost high-five them."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01bd00428614850ab52d5ea364b00a0Indian soldier dies after rescue from avalanche in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4604ec5467245e894596819f0dd1da4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:25:47 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian army says a soldier rescued after six days buried under deep snow by an enormous avalanche in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has died in a hospital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4604ec5467245e894596819f0dd1da4