FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:47:28 -07:00The Latest: At least 1 Spaniard killed in Italy earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abde3314a0bb49d7bc711d0d31e9edcbThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:34:21 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abde3314a0bb49d7bc711d0d31e9edcbYellowstone celebrates Park Service centennial, despite firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c23aa9d2373841e4a50d07b99f0f5143Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:18:51 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Popular tourist areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will be open for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Thursday, but a wildfire is forcing some visitors to drive a little farther than they expected to get to the celebration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c23aa9d2373841e4a50d07b99f0f5143EU rejects US Treasury concerns over tax probe biashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d0d3d06b1d54411a5c56fe7ef643164Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:55:16 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is rejecting U.S. Treasury Department complaints that probes into sweetheart tax deals between governments and big companies are hitting U.S. firms hardest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d0d3d06b1d54411a5c56fe7ef643164Postscript: After US sentence, Sharper goes to state courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ac1a6c672040ff9c1e8e09732393dfThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:15:50 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A week after he was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison in federal court, disgraced ex-football star Darren Sharper is set for formal sentencing in state court to charges that he drugged and raped multiple women.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ac1a6c672040ff9c1e8e09732393dfTurkey: US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/732f03cea923470e9d2074569a73c183Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:47 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told his Turkish counterpart that Syrian Kurdish forces have started withdrawing east of the Euphrates River, Turkish officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/732f03cea923470e9d2074569a73c183Drury hits sac fly in 11th, D'backs beat Braves 10-9http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5c90e42a0204faaae0187cd3a28acd7Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:46:35 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Drury came out of high school thinking he might help the Atlanta Braves win games one day. He did just the opposite Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5c90e42a0204faaae0187cd3a28acd7Albuquerque police: 3 face charges in child's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/917654ca3ef94653b23a5274582700b2Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:35:10 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are charging three people in the death of a 10-year-old girl — a killing called "unspeakable" by the state's governor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/917654ca3ef94653b23a5274582700b2Sea Shepherd Australia says will continue South Ocean actionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48af27f10ecb4cbd963dde851034aff3Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:57:17 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Sea Shepherd Australia said Thursday that a legal settlement involving the conservation group's U.S. founder will not affect its anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48af27f10ecb4cbd963dde851034aff3UN rights chief seeks international probe of Yemen violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b15899a6c95b4ee8a3b0604e35deb009Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:10:42 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief is calling for an international investigation of human rights violations in Yemen's civil war, which has killed thousands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b15899a6c95b4ee8a3b0604e35deb009Clinton sees Trump ties to 'alt-right' dystopian ideologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e3845322a704c4ba574ba9f59d40572Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:46:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a "disturbing alt-right" political philosophy that her campaign says presents "a divisive and dystopian view of America."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e3845322a704c4ba574ba9f59d40572Egypt family to join boy who crossed sea alone seeking helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2590c411c802409fb60b92bd74cb819fThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:33:13 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Foreign Ministry says the family of an Egyptian boy who crossed the Mediterranean Sea on his own to find medical help abroad for his sick brother, will leave for Italy within days to join him there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2590c411c802409fb60b92bd74cb819fUN human rights chief calls for international investigation of abuses in Yemen's civil warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59635fd396494b1b88b4d5781f7e9591Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:01:04 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UN human rights chief calls for international investigation of abuses in Yemen's civil war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59635fd396494b1b88b4d5781f7e9591Serbia police find 34 migrants in a Belgrade househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c6bb8ddd8a46b899eb414f59f84a84Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:12:33 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say they have arrested a man after finding 34 migrants in his house in a Belgrade suburb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c6bb8ddd8a46b899eb414f59f84a84Bold moves, tepid gains: Have central banks met their limit?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4057abde5bf74b94b8387f9bce11fb05Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:34:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The world's key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4057abde5bf74b94b8387f9bce11fb05Soldiers, residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59911a5cf1c04ca384fdceab12e021d6Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:42:54 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — Using brooms and their hands, soldiers and residents of an ancient Myanmar city famous for its historic Buddhist temples began cleaning up debris Thursday from a powerful earthquake that shook the region, damaging nearly 200 pagodas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59911a5cf1c04ca384fdceab12e021d6The Latest: Italian museum proceeds to go to quake victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/380efd3aa72e4f93af43c705663b0f5aThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:38:20 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/380efd3aa72e4f93af43c705663b0f5aAP EXPLAINS: Difference between shallow, deep earthquakeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e32d4d4235d4a96b1842adf8ac02d15Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:19:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Italy's earthquake was a lot weaker than the one in Myanmar, but it did far more damage because it happened at a shallower depth. The Associated Press explains the difference between shallow and deep earthquakes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e32d4d4235d4a96b1842adf8ac02d15Italy toll rises to 247 as anguish mounts over quake pasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a1570051c74d59b08f7cb7a573f282Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:31:52 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247 and Italy once again anguished over trying to secure its medieval communities built on seismic lands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a1570051c74d59b08f7cb7a573f282AP-NORC Poll: Gender matters, but does it hurt or help?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abcf71c437944f38ae9e3d319a0ed89eThu, 25 Aug 2016 07:16:17 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — There's no "glass ceiling" keeping a woman from the presidential nomination anymore, but most Americans still think Hillary Clinton's gender will influence the November election. They're just divided on whether it's more of a curse than a blessing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abcf71c437944f38ae9e3d319a0ed89eFrench burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ae3ac05d91a492ab3ecda3faf858ca3Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:36 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ae3ac05d91a492ab3ecda3faf858ca3US anti-whaling group to stop interfering with Japanesehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4476bdef85480fb5ec3db9b95aad37Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:35:41 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Sea Shepherd Australia said Thursday that a legal settlement involving the conservation group's U.S. founder will not affect its anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4476bdef85480fb5ec3db9b95aad37Blatter says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0702e3b6d49444378b037988e65da94fThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:49:02 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived for his appeal hearing against a six-year ban from football on Thursday, pledging to accept the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0702e3b6d49444378b037988e65da94fHull confounding grim preseason forecasts in Premier Leaguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74bff283d6b54e45a60c99e1a9a875caThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:30:09 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — Hull started the season as the English Premier League's "crisis club," regarded by some as the worst-prepared team ever to begin a top-flight campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74bff283d6b54e45a60c99e1a9a875caGerman business confidence drops unexpectedly, survey showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f93e32a2f8c41e8a73b0d82dd01fedcThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:07:18 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both their current and future situations darkened following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a survey showed Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f93e32a2f8c41e8a73b0d82dd01fedcThe Latest: 2 Romanians killed, 8 missing in Italy quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aad4d8e48d2473282d4668dd8feb076Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:06:43 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aad4d8e48d2473282d4668dd8feb076Survey: German business confidence drops unexpectedlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/965863f8e28843b7b7650b21e814c9c8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:13:22 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both the outlook and their current situation darkens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/965863f8e28843b7b7650b21e814c9c8A Miami 'cocaine cowboy' finds redemption with love lockshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2dd2a9c81f1493a8e7a3d163d8239bfThu, 25 Aug 2016 07:42:42 GMTNORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — When he was one of Miami's notorious "cocaine cowboys" in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions of dollars flying loads of drugs for Colombia's Medellin and Cali cartels.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2dd2a9c81f1493a8e7a3d163d8239bfHurricane Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ffafb3f54994423bd5a92962abbd9aeThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:43 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Gaston is expected to weaken to a tropical storm in the Atlantic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ffafb3f54994423bd5a92962abbd9aeReport: Iran detains Greek national for smuggled oil tankershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/783964c2bb304be39d331fdc0ae87d4bThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:15:52 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian state-run daily is reporting that authorities in Tehran have detained a Greek national they accuse of embezzling money from smuggled oil and selling three oil tankers for $100 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/783964c2bb304be39d331fdc0ae87d4bAttack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 12 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31d89d7d1a7f438db276b6270b420838Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:32:53 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31d89d7d1a7f438db276b6270b420838Clinton's Gold Rush: $18 million raised on three-day swinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adbc8fcc8cd4b5eb994c78720b8f442Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:13:14 GMTREDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Hillary Clinton mingled with Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson and Apple CEO Tim Cook, vamped in a photo booth with actor Justin Timberlake and dined with some of California's richest families on what was likely the most lucrative fundraising swing of her presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adbc8fcc8cd4b5eb994c78720b8f442AP EXPLAINS: How Colombia conflict developed over decadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dac71a068ca4016b83b25f874033b87Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:48:35 GMTWith Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel movement announcing an agreement on a historic peace deal, The Associated Press explains how the conflict began and developed over the decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dac71a068ca4016b83b25f874033b87Asian shares wobble as markets await comment from Yellenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739a62b1b5a245dcae94b50ea485430eThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:24:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Global shares fell Thursday in lackluster trading following a bleak day on Wall Street, as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739a62b1b5a245dcae94b50ea485430eTurkey: US says Syrian Kurds have started pulling back east of Euphrates in contested northern Syria regionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1027e0c83b564ecbb8da5be3b54a46f1Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:57:54 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey: US says Syrian Kurds have started pulling back east of Euphrates in contested northern Syria region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1027e0c83b564ecbb8da5be3b54a46f1Welcome to the Trump-Clinton conspiracy electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/594abd1bd1c14a7aab7b2cb875c4013aThu, 25 Aug 2016 07:44:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the "vast right-wing conspiracy" and another who was a leader of the so-called "birther" movement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/594abd1bd1c14a7aab7b2cb875c4013aFor 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2346539855c340c58112720a35e6ea01Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:59:43 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2346539855c340c58112720a35e6ea01Rosberg has to blank out bad memories and focus on Hamiltonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b19b939afff74e9998adf6fc5acd729cThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:13:24 GMTNico Rosberg would have spent much of the summer break agonizing over how a 43-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One championship had turned into a deficit of 19.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b19b939afff74e9998adf6fc5acd729cBelarusian leader treats action hero Seagal to local carrotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc56a9891eb4e70bfec700dd8b81984Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:28:14 GMTMINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has treated American action hero Steven Seagal to a harvest of carrots and watermelons at his country residence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc56a9891eb4e70bfec700dd8b81984UK report urges social media companies to tackle extremismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17f6fce23f1142e094652bdebd36ef11Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:26:39 GMTLONDON (AP) — A new U.K. parliamentary report is demanding that social media companies do more to tackle sites that promote extremism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17f6fce23f1142e094652bdebd36ef11Quake damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan templeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90afec43406942299c1f698c5070360dThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:58 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — It was a time of conquest and conversions. Above all, it was a time of construction, on a scale never seen before. Over 250 years, from the 11th century onwards, the rulers of Bagan built more than 10,000 magnificent religious monuments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90afec43406942299c1f698c5070360dJury gets case of Russian man charged with hackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/753e7e31664f41a19501d24e2b62b76aThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:21:02 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A jury is weighing whether the son of a Russian lawmaker hacked into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and made millions selling the data to criminals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/753e7e31664f41a19501d24e2b62b76aHow the AP-NORC poll on gender and politics was conductedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc4b402a7f0e47d6a826718807c0021dThu, 25 Aug 2016 07:17:37 GMTThe Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on gender and the 2016 campaign was conducted by NORC Aug. 11-14. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,096 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc4b402a7f0e47d6a826718807c0021dCrews battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6251d129b68c42ce81a7d820d946bedeThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:38:44 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires were burning in the West, and firefighters were making initial attacks on another 112 new blazes to prevent them from spreading.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6251d129b68c42ce81a7d820d946bedeSyria's Kurds: An embattled US ally in a complex civil warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e59767188834cd1bb603ebd3b0be872Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:22:05 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syria's battle-hardened Kurds have proven their mettle against the Islamic State group, and in the process, carved out an autonomous zone across the country's north. But their advance has alarmed Turkey, and Ankara on Wednesday sent tanks across the border against IS, and demanded that the Kurds withdraw from recently seized territory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e59767188834cd1bb603ebd3b0be872N. Korea missile test adds to 'Military First' celebrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ddcee797aec44de8c67a28b623d3ad8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:42:34 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful — and potentially game-changing — submarine-launched ballistic missile test it hopes will serve as a warning to Washington and Seoul to stop holding joint military exercises Pyongyang sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ddcee797aec44de8c67a28b623d3ad8US pursues Syria cooperation with Russia amid new volatilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbe6cb4fecbf45ed9c18a5945a1aa0c8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:40:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is launching a fresh bid to enlist Russia as a partner in Syria despite more than a month of dashed hopes as the situation on the ground becomes more volatile and uncertain with the introduction of Turkish ground forces.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbe6cb4fecbf45ed9c18a5945a1aa0c8Cruise line CEO details Alaska bear mauling of 2 workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a052baff6b094b6cbfc0159fdc1be32fThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:30:07 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A bear that mauled two cruise ship wilderness guides during a hiking excursion in Alaska attacked so quickly that there was little time to defend against the animal, the CEO of the cruise ship company said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a052baff6b094b6cbfc0159fdc1be32fSeoul: Surviving sexual slavery victims will receive $90,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee885d05fcb43ffb15d27b0699e31ddThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:45:52 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Surviving South Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II will be eligible to receive around 100 million won (about $90,000) each from a foundation that will be funded by the Japanese government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee885d05fcb43ffb15d27b0699e31ddElton John, Britney Spears join Apple Music Festival lineuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51621a35d49a440f90deadeeb411c636Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:21:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John, Britney Spears, Alicia Keys and Calvin Harris are among the performers at this year's Apple Music Festival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51621a35d49a440f90deadeeb411c636Spain revises Q2 growth estimate upward to 0.8 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd5723062f6414195193257007a54feThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — Officials have revised Spain's quarterly economic growth figure for the April-June period upward, from 0.7 percent to 0.8 percent, welcome news for a country in its eighth month without a fully functioning government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd5723062f6414195193257007a54fe