FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Nov 2015 09:14:58 -08:00Local free community college plans may be template for US, 27 Nov 2015 17:03:43 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The concept of free community college has been touted by President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidates, and some Republicans. on IS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8, 27 Nov 2015 16:30:48 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an international military campaign, killed at least eight people, including five children, Syrian opposition groups said Friday. 'soon' to open Abu Dhabi office for renewable energy, 27 Nov 2015 15:58:15 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel "soon" will open an office focused on renewable energy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates — even though the two nations have no diplomatic relations, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday. suspends visa-free travel with Turkey, 27 Nov 2015 16:17:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating spat over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border. returns to comics with 'Sandman: Overture', 27 Nov 2015 16:01:26 GMTNeil Gaiman is one of the world's beloved writers and could probably work on any project he wants. And what he wanted to do is go back to his roots in the comic book world. open coffin of next-to-last czar to collect DNA, 27 Nov 2015 16:48:13 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Investigators have opened the coffin of Russia's next-to-last czar to obtain genetic material from his remains and say it was not tampered with in Soviet times. vows to follows recommendations on doping, 27 Nov 2015 16:10:57 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Friday it will follow any recommendations from the World Anti-Doping Agency to clean up its own troubled drug-testing body. court convicts ex-HSBC employee for leaking bank data, 27 Nov 2015 16:12:46 GMTGENEVA (AP) — A Swiss court has convicted in absentia a former employee with international bank HSBC for economic espionage and sentenced him to five years in prison. Potter author takes to Twitter to talk about Snape, 27 Nov 2015 16:33:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — Harry Potter readers have long wanted to know: Why did the boy wizard choose to honor Severus Snape — a teacher who had been so mean to him? leads Euro Tour opener in South Africa, 27 Nov 2015 16:52:19 GMTMALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Charl Schwartzel shot a 5-under 67 Friday to open a five-shot lead after the second round of the European Tour's season-opening Alfred Dunhill Championship. man, 27, charged in fatal shooting of 9-year-old, 27 Nov 2015 16:46:36 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police say a 27-year-old man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting this month of a 9-year-old boy on the city's South Side. many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons, 27 Nov 2015 15:28:39 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson's "Gifted Hands" memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both meet him. beats Edmund, Belgium leads 1-0 over Britain, 27 Nov 2015 16:08:58 GMTGHENT, Belgium (AP) — David Goffin came back from two sets down for the first time in his career to give Belgium a 1-0 lead over Britain in the Davis Cup final with a 3-6, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 win over Kyle Edmund on Friday. Suspected Boko Haram bombing hits Shiite procession, 27 Nov 2015 17:08:17 GMTKANO, Nigeria (AP) — A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated himself in the middle of a procession of hundreds of moderate Shiite Muslims on Friday, killing at least 15 people, organizers said. lower, livestock mixed, 27 Nov 2015 15:53:27 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. clears Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program, 27 Nov 2015 16:48:50 GMTLONDON (AP) — The IAAF cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations on Friday and rejected claims that it failed to act on hundreds of suspicious blood tests, saying the accusations lacked "any scientific or legal basis." Elizabeth II opens Commonwealth meeting in Malta, 27 Nov 2015 16:31:42 GMTVALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II opened the Commonwealth summit Friday on the Mediterranean island of Malta — a meeting that will focus on climate change and the threat of extremist violence. Faso ex-leader's hometown adapts to life without him, 27 Nov 2015 15:38:49 GMTZINIARE, Burkina Faso (AP) — During his nearly three decades in power, the hometown of Burkina Faso's ex-president transformed from a dusty village into a fast-growing provincial capital boasting paved roads, a private presidential estate and even a zoo with hippos and giraffes. Latest: Body found after water recedes in North Texas, 27 Nov 2015 16:35:52 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather hitting parts of the U.S. on Black Friday (all times local): Lera Lynn breaks out from 'True Detective', 27 Nov 2015 16:42:24 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer songwriter Lera Lynn looks nothing like the character she played on season two of HBO's crime noir series, "True Detective," who sang woeful drug ballads in a seedy dive bar. police say no investigation in apparent Okafor fight, 27 Nov 2015 15:53:31 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Boston police say they do not plan to investigate an apparent nightclub scuffle involving Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor unless someone involved comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime. city takes steps to probe Franco crimes, 27 Nov 2015 16:58:38 GMTMADRID (AP) — Local politicians in Pamplona on Friday called for an investigation into crimes allegedly committed against residents by the dictatorship of the late Gen. Francisco Franco, turning the northern city into Spain's first known to seek such a probe. honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning, 27 Nov 2015 15:25:23 GMTPARIS (AP) — A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged to "destroy the army of fanatics" who claimed so many young lives. waver in morning trading; media and energy stocks dip, 27 Nov 2015 16:18:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are mixed Friday morning as traders return from the Thanksgiving holiday. Energy stocks fell as the price of oil turned lower. Disney lost ground after reporting declining subscriber numbers for ESPN. waver in midday trading; media and energy stocks dip, 27 Nov 2015 16:58:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are little changed in quiet, post-holiday trading. protest jailing of 2 journalists in Turkey, 27 Nov 2015 15:44:30 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper Friday, accusing the government of silencing critics and attempting to cover-up a scandal after two journalists were jailed on terror and espionage charges for their reports on alleged Turkish arms smuggling to Syria. settle lawsuit over New York man's concert footage, 27 Nov 2015 16:32:27 GMTCENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Don Henley and Glen Frey of the Eagles have settled a federal lawsuit against a New York man they accused of peddling bootleg recordings of their concerts. Latest: German prosecutors probing suspected Paris link, 27 Nov 2015 15:23:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local: Presidential adviser survives attack by gunmen, 27 Nov 2015 16:29:08 GMTKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Police and witnesses say an adviser to Burundi's president has survived an assassination attempt by gunmen who fired at his vehicle in the capital. official calls for refugees' direct relocation to EU, 27 Nov 2015 16:18:46 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A top European human rights official called Friday for refugees to be resettled in Europe directly from camps near conflicts zones to prevent them from enduring long and dangerous journeys that are unnecessary anyway. Latest: 2nd body found after North Texas floods, 27 Nov 2015 17:04:18 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather hitting parts of the U.S. on Black Friday (all times local): normal: US police respond to harsh reality of extremism, 27 Nov 2015 15:59:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — After the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 and the Mumbai attack in 2008, police departments across the United States adopted a new mindset on how to deal with what they call "active shooter" incidents in which people are trapped in restaurants, theaters or other soft targets. turns to Turkey to help manage its migration woes, 27 Nov 2015 15:43:19 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Five years ago, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi warned that millions of Africans wanted to come to the European Union and offered to make the continent's immigration problem disappear in exchange for billions of euros. arrests Syrian 'terrorist' trying to flee country, 27 Nov 2015 15:38:16 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese army says it has arrested a man belonging to a "terrorist" organization as he was trying to flee Lebanon on a fake passport. Latest: Belgian authorities charge man in attacks, 27 Nov 2015 16:24:15 GMTPARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local: Latest: Austria reports drop in refugees coming from in, 27 Nov 2015 16:15:33 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local: prosecutors office says man arrested in Brussels, charged with "terrorist attacks", 27 Nov 2015 16:06:20 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors office says man arrested in Brussels, charged with "terrorist attacks" charged after Thanksgiving lockdown at White House, 27 Nov 2015 16:02:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says a man who jumped the White House fence draped in an American flag on Thanksgiving has been charged. AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers, 27 Nov 2015 15:48:44 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — While the global push to eradicate HIV may have saved over a million babies, AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe, the United Nations' agency for children said on Friday. Latest: Belgium extends detention of suspect's driver, 27 Nov 2015 16:53:22 GMTPARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local: State's Sandusky settlements now total nearly $93M, 27 Nov 2015 17:02:23 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State settled with six more victims or accusers of Jerry Sandusky, according to a new audit that puts the school's total payout at nearly $93 million. State reports $33M in additional Sandusky settlements, 27 Nov 2015 16:07:10 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State says it settled with six more victims or accusers of Jerry Sandusky, bringing the payout total to nearly $93 million. visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan, 27 Nov 2015 16:05:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan this weekend. Latest: Pope Francis calls Africa 'continent of hope', 27 Nov 2015 16:13:11 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.) gather in Cuba in frustration at Ecuador visa rule, 27 Nov 2015 16:50:42 GMTHAVANA (AP) — Hundreds of angry Cubans gathered in front of Ecuador's embassy in Havana on Friday in an unusual public display of discontent. They said they were frustrated by Ecuador's new rule that Cubans need a visa to visit — a move that complicates both legitimate travel and efforts to reach the United States. Latest: Record rains lead to flooding in North Texas, 27 Nov 2015 15:42:44 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather hitting parts of the U.S. on Black Friday (all times local): Latest: Black Friday around the country, 27 Nov 2015 16:24:51 GMTShoppers began feasting on deals on Thanksgiving, but just how hungry they'll remain is yet to be seen. mocked by Trump says the 2 knew each other well, 27 Nov 2015 16:32:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man. Not so, says the reporter. Latest: Chicago retailers ready for shooting protests, 27 Nov 2015 16:00:48 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security, 27 Nov 2015 15:49:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.