FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Jul 2015 07:59:34 -07:00Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies, 05 Jul 2015 13:59:30 GMTCALAIS, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man celebrating the Fourth of July died when he tried to launch a firework off the top of his head. playing: Harpsichord of Columbus' era sounds again, 05 Jul 2015 14:00:42 GMTSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A harpsichord that entertained the elites of Italy in the mid-1500s has been restored by a South Dakota museum and will soon bring its sound to 21st-century ears. at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline, 05 Jul 2015 14:21:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a pending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. Latest: Germany: A 'no' win won't make debt talks easier, 05 Jul 2015 11:22:35 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): in Spain posed as phone workers to case premises, 05 Jul 2015 11:03:41 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested three suspects who allegedly committed 26 burglaries in the southern city of Malaga after posing as telephone engineers to study their targets. least 14 hurt after deck collapse at North Carolina beach, 05 Jul 2015 14:26:49 GMTEMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beach house as a family got set to take a group photo, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said. wins British GP after thrilling race, 05 Jul 2015 14:26:46 GMTSILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton seized back control of the British Grand Prix after being overtaken on the first corner to win his fifth race of the season on Sunday and strengthen his Formula One title defense. break out in Spain, Portugal amid heat wave, 05 Jul 2015 10:32:56 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Spanish official says more than 1,350 residents have been evacuated from their homes in the northeastern region of Aragon as a wildfire spreads through a pine forest amid a lingering heat wave. set on 3 bodies found in 2 houses in coastal Maine, 05 Jul 2015 13:15:53 GMTBOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — State police say autopsies are scheduled on three members of the same family whose bodies were found inside two houses in the coastal Maine town of Boothbay Harbor. US, Iranian diplomats locked in nuclear talks, 05 Jul 2015 11:23:30 GMTVIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are locked in negotiation with just two days left before their latest deadline for a comprehensive nuclear pact. seeking better lives pass through Ethiopian town, 05 Jul 2015 14:41:36 GMTMETEMA, Ethiopia (AP) — The mood in the border town of Metema these days is quiet and watchful. people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River, 05 Jul 2015 13:51:09 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say two people were killed and three remain missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit the Clark Memorial Bridge and capsized in the Ohio River. struck by bullet while at Pennsylvania amusement park, 05 Jul 2015 11:50:55 GMTWEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman was shot while inside an amusement park in suburban Pittsburgh, and they're investigating whether the bullet came from someone nearby celebrating the Fourth of July. strikes by US-led coalition targeting IS in Raqqa, 05 Jul 2015 14:46:27 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition aircraft unleashed a series of airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria in what the coalition said Sunday was one of its most sustained aerial operations carried out in Syria to date. craft delivers long-awaited cargo to space station, 05 Jul 2015 09:58:13 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, where it was anxiously awaited by the U.S.-Russian crew after the successive failures of two previous supply missions. Latest: No matter the result, Greece's way ahead unclear, 05 Jul 2015 13:46:34 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): Latest: Generation divide seen in Greek bailout vote, 05 Jul 2015 10:49:29 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): tram accident in northeastern Thailand kills 4 people, 05 Jul 2015 09:32:08 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Police say four people died and more than 30 were injured after two trams collided at a zoo in northeastern Thailand., 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago, 05 Jul 2015 14:13:38 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago. troops, Hezbollah enter rebel-held mountain resort, 05 Jul 2015 12:22:58 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — State media says Syrian forces backed by Lebanese Hezbollah fighters have entered a rebel-held mountain resort near the border with Lebanon, a day after launching a major offensive to capture the town. factory collapses in eastern China, killing 11 people, 05 Jul 2015 09:27:44 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A shoe factory collapsed in eastern China during a weekend shift, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 30, officials said Sunday. choices, many possible results for Greece's landmark vote, 05 Jul 2015 09:35:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Greek people are voting on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country's potentially catastrophic exit from the 19-nation eurozone. people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River, 05 Jul 2015 14:49:17 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say three people were killed and three remain missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit the Clark Memorial Bridge and capsized in the Ohio River. spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too far, 05 Jul 2015 09:01:49 GMTLONDON (AP) — After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing." reaches out (and out and out!) for 2016 policy ideas, 05 Jul 2015 12:36:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts. eager for drones, but most can't legally fly them, 05 Jul 2015 12:23:20 GMTCORDOVA, Md. (AP) — Mike Geske wants a drone. Latest: Solid turnout seen so far in Greek bailout vote, 05 Jul 2015 12:12:49 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): Latest: FM: Greeks must express views on 'ultimatum', 05 Jul 2015 10:18:29 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): approves Japan bid for industrial sites' heritage status, 05 Jul 2015 14:11:10 GMTBONN, Germany (AP) — A fortress island near Nagasaki has been awarded world heritage status after Japan and South Korea resolved a spat over whether to acknowledge the site's history of wartime forced labor. Antonio Missions receive world heritage status from UN, 05 Jul 2015 11:50:51 GMTBONN, Germany (AP) — The San Antonio Missions in Texas have been awarded world heritage status by the U.N.'s cultural body. matchup headlines Monday's action at Wimbledon, 05 Jul 2015 12:52:54 GMTLONDON (AP) — One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination. recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close, 05 Jul 2015 14:14:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling, 'Buy! Buy! Buy!'" and decided no more classroom for him.'s currency drops to new low against the dollar, 05 Jul 2015 12:31:04 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's central bank says the Egyptian pound has fallen to a new low against the dollar, its second such drop since Thursday. causes floods, knocks out power in north Philippines, 05 Jul 2015 12:13:02 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm blew across the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing floods and power outages in several towns and prompting rescue teams to scramble to evacuate villagers in low-lying communities. foreign minister visits Israel amid crisis at home, 05 Jul 2015 13:35:05 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is welcoming the Greek foreign minister for a three-day visit as his country faces a financial crisis at home, with Greeks voting on a referendum about their country's future. leader faces risk of criminal charges over fund, 05 Jul 2015 13:21:56 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister is facing the risk of criminal charges over allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts, the first time a Malaysian leader has faced criminal allegations. shot after escape moved from NY hospital to prison, 05 Jul 2015 14:17:22 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An escaped murderer who was shot after three weeks on the run has been moved from a New York hospital to another maximum-security prison. Cruz's 2016 campaign says its raised $14.2M since launch, 05 Jul 2015 14:29:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz's presidential campaign says it has raised more than $14 million in the just over three months since the Texas senator launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Latest: Much unanswered in wordy Greek ballot question, 05 Jul 2015 09:50:58 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the referendum in Greece (all times local): Weapons factory blast in Montenegro kills 1 person, 05 Jul 2015 09:43:25 GMTPODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Police say an explosion at a weapons factory in central Montenegro has killed one person and injured several others. wildfire threatens homes in Northern California, 05 Jul 2015 13:58:46 GMTVACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that has burned more than 320 acres is threatening homes in a Northern California city. Tbilisi zoo tiger found dead 3 weeks after flooding, 05 Jul 2015 13:19:04 GMTTBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Workers cleaning up after the flood that destroyed the zoo in Georgia's capital found the carcass of the last missing tiger on the grounds of a swimming complex. or no? Greeks vote on high-stakes bailout referendum, 05 Jul 2015 13:43:59 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks lined up at polling stations and ATMs alike Sunday as the country voted on its financial future, choosing in a referendum whether to accept creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans or defiantly reject the deal. break out in Spain, Portugal; 1,350 evacuated, 05 Jul 2015 11:46:32 GMTMADRID (AP) — More than 1,350 residents have been evacuated in Spain's northeastern region of Aragon as a wildfire spreads through a pine forest amid a lingering heat wave, a local official said Sunday. Ripken to visit Connecticut cities to promote league, 05 Jul 2015 13:34:11 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. plans to visit two Connecticut cities where his foundation is helping to bring youth baseball to kids who would not otherwise get a chance to play. his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues, 05 Jul 2015 13:14:12 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home. mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3, 05 Jul 2015 12:17:52 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists. contests showcase computer-generated creativity, 05 Jul 2015 12:50:29 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Can an algorithm pass for an author? Can a robot rock the house? A series of contests at Dartmouth College is about to find out. tram accident in northeastern Thailand kills 5 people, 05 Jul 2015 10:11:39 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Two trams used to shuttle visitors around a zoo in northeastern Thailand collided Sunday, killing five people and injuring more than 30, police said. PM warns of growing concessions in Iran nuke talks, 05 Jul 2015 10:04:41 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says each day that passes brings greater Western concessions toward Iran in talks over its nuclear program.