FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:04:05 -08:00English soccer set for another fan protest at Arsenalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75f61a74013946e3af5ff60aabda9f94Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:30:05 GMTFan protests have been the theme of the week in European soccer — and there could be another on the way in the most high-profile game in the English Premier League this weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75f61a74013946e3af5ff60aabda9f94Rights official: Poland's constitutional court 'paralyzed'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1394ca151564aab82482e36e70107ecFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:22:36 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has become "paralyzed" by the country's new government, threatening to undermine the rule of law, checks and balances on the government's power and the human rights of Polish citizens, a top European human rights official said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1394ca151564aab82482e36e70107ecBosnian Serb Tolimir died of natural causes in UN detentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca99897d457f43c7aadd610437635745Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:18:13 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Bosnian Serb general who was found dead at the detention unit of the United Nations court that convicted him of genocide died of natural causes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca99897d457f43c7aadd610437635745The Latest: Wall Street set to join the rebound at the openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91f6d6f79c2a4fac9bcde7d8ef7c52ecFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:36:39 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91f6d6f79c2a4fac9bcde7d8ef7c52ecPolice: Boston robbery suspects were all wearing GPS deviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27eaad2a9c9648bb978d938a838f0165Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:25:29 GMTBOSTON (AP) — It didn't take Boston police long to track down three suspects in an armed convenience store robbery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27eaad2a9c9648bb978d938a838f0165Georgia officer gunned down: Flowers, lit candles, mourninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a6e2364fb6940a9b52ca50f4d9d3119Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:12:27 GMTRIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — A small suburban Atlanta police department is mourning the death of one of its officers, gunned down this week in a law enforcement operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a6e2364fb6940a9b52ca50f4d9d3119113-foot blade falls off New York windmill, lands in fieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0951415e610440409283d969769ff74fFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:05:38 GMTFENNER, N.Y. (AP) — An energy company says it's trying to determine why a 113-foot-long blade fell off a windmill in central New York.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0951415e610440409283d969769ff74fFuel van without driver strikes plane at Boston airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67d33f05f8e145b891dfb4dfb8cecc33Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:51:44 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A fuel van has struck a plane at Boston's Logan Airport, damaging the jet but causing no injuries to the passengers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67d33f05f8e145b891dfb4dfb8cecc33Vinci, Ivanovic reach St. Petersburg semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4baa2711211d482b87d0cbf48cc62b85Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:38:04 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Roberta Vinci survived a scare from Timea Babos of Hungary to reach the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy semifinals on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4baa2711211d482b87d0cbf48cc62b85Visa buys nearly 10 pct stake in Dorsey's company, Squarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/289b6af467a2466ca6b0777663c47f60Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:26:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Visa is now a major shareholder in Square, the mobile payment services company co-founded and led by Jack Dorsey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/289b6af467a2466ca6b0777663c47f60In show of financial strength, Deutsche Bank buys back debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/423aaf2bf3a14de29621385085b01087Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:45:17 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Deutsche Bank is offering to buy back billions of its own bonds in a show of financial strength after markets sold off its stock.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/423aaf2bf3a14de29621385085b01087Portugal's PM vows to press ahead with anti-austerity planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/133cbe724bc441779309a2ad2adf70a4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:02:22 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese prime minister says he has taken note of European Union concerns about his debt-heavy country's spending plans but is determined to make his anti-austerity program work.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/133cbe724bc441779309a2ad2adf70a4Greek farmers clash with riot police in pensions protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f300b2d535042e6855268e204b1cd5eFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:21:43 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek farmers wielding shepherd's staffs and throwing rocks clashed Friday with riot police in central Athens as thousands headed to the capital for a two-day protest against government plans to impose new tax hikes and overhaul the pension system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f300b2d535042e6855268e204b1cd5eDiplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1347544e4a8c4a48a20580c19da3b0fdFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:55:58 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1347544e4a8c4a48a20580c19da3b0fdTurkish media say five-story building has collapsed in Istanbul; people believed trappedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9f8dac0179c43ea8d70df59dfa4f19cFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:38:17 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media say five-story building has collapsed in Istanbul; people believed trapped.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9f8dac0179c43ea8d70df59dfa4f19cRenault reports higher earnings as sales risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d162993210e40ab9b0757dc91f22d22Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:49:06 GMTPARIS (AP) — French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d162993210e40ab9b0757dc91f22d22Rwanda plans to relocate Burundian refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e411502398514b2693417004b11b830dFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:40:16 GMTKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's government says it plans to relocate Burundian refugees to other countries following accusations that it is harboring and training rebels opposed to the Burundian government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e411502398514b2693417004b11b830dEurozone economy ends 2015 with whimper as dark clouds growhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ec75f4190aa473cb3681cf4e6a0682bFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:04:29 GMTLONDON (AP) — The 19-country eurozone is in its longest stretch of economic expansion since the global financial crisis in 2008 but growth remains paltry despite a series of tail winds and is susceptible to a reverse if the worst fears in financial markets come to fruition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ec75f4190aa473cb3681cf4e6a0682bBach: 'No intention' by any countries to pull outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ecae34bd1b48cc8d0aff5ec98dde2dFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:43:21 GMTLILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that no countries intend to pull out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over concerns about the Zika virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ecae34bd1b48cc8d0aff5ec98dde2dPolice: 2 North Carolina officers shoot, kill man with knifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62060b0d14a943368e5d22994f8fb18bFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:43:49 GMTMAIDEN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two police officers in North Carolina have shot and killed a man who lunged at them with a knife.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62060b0d14a943368e5d22994f8fb18bImage of Asia: Commemorating Union Day in Myanmarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/857c8c33accd433bb7a49382acdd7375Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:14:42 GMTIn this photo by Aung Shine Oo, an ethnic Shan woman takes a selfie during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of Union Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Union Day marks the anniversary of a 1947 agreement among the country's ethnic groups that paved the way to independence from Britain. The military ruled Myanmar with an iron fist for many years following independence, but after elections late last year, the country soon will have its first democratically elected government in more than 50 years. Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's party has a majority in both houses of parliament, so is certain to get the president's post and one of the two vice presidential positions that are scheduled to be announced March 17.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/857c8c33accd433bb7a49382acdd7375The Latest: Pope signals hope for visits to China, Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0f897de7914acab4aff52b2c6b788cFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:54:22 GMTHAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0f897de7914acab4aff52b2c6b788cThe Latest: Pope plans Colombia visit early next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f09dbc070f4b8aa0b32ce214d917f2Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:05:27 GMTHAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f09dbc070f4b8aa0b32ce214d917f2Cop placed on leave after comment about activist's suicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a793a653da04279bdaeea29f5ea6f21Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:03:25 GMTFAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — Officials say an Ohio police officer is being put on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse steps.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a793a653da04279bdaeea29f5ea6f21Auschwitz survivors testify at former SS sergeant's trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c79a6a105794d62b627c7989b1ae640Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:44:03 GMTDETMOLD, Germany (AP) — Three Jewish Auschwitz survivors have testified in the second day of the trial of a former SS sergeant alleged to have served as a guard in the Nazi death camp.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c79a6a105794d62b627c7989b1ae640Report: 5-story building collapses in Istanbulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caf21feccbc541c1964b7d282082556cFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:13:42 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — A five-story building collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday and a private news agency said a number of people are believed to be trapped in the rubble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caf21feccbc541c1964b7d282082556cUK: Hong Kong bookseller 'removed' in breach of China treatyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb98d0a9a8f04f5d9a5f2a7bdc5dab2fFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:35:48 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Britain says a missing Hong Kong bookseller was likely abducted to mainland China, calling it a "serious breach" of the treaty under which Beijing took control of the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb98d0a9a8f04f5d9a5f2a7bdc5dab2fMassive New Jersey warehouse fire burning out of controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/691521aad7134340a99d628258c821fdFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:37:56 GMTHILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (AP) — A massive warehouse fire in central New Jersey burning out of control for more than half a day has generated enough smoke to be detected by weather radar and forced some school closures.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/691521aad7134340a99d628258c821fdStorm that shortened cruise had damaged propulsion systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cff280348bc4fdd87feebe469ce3a66Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:55:56 GMTBAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard says the intense winter storm that battered a cruise ship and shortened its voyage also damaged part of its propulsion system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cff280348bc4fdd87feebe469ce3a66Ohio company sells classic Etch A Sketch to Toronto toy firmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/539b4620a8df4a6399f1acedf255d70fFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:57:48 GMTBRYAN, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio company that has produced or owned the Etch A Sketch for decades has sold the classic toy to a toy firm in Toronto.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/539b4620a8df4a6399f1acedf255d70fThe Latest: Pope looks forward to prayer at Guadalupe shrinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6788c105a8c44e7b289509fa471d7cdFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:40:55 GMTHAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6788c105a8c44e7b289509fa471d7cdCoke suspends bottling at plant at center of water disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc171c4b214d4aa9aced372912148a5eFri, 12 Feb 2016 12:39:21 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc171c4b214d4aa9aced372912148a5eSpain: Civil servant fined after skipping work for yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66d53d9a00b741d5905e239d4c245485Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:21:48 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has ruled that a civil servant who failed to show up to work for years in the southern city of Cadiz must pay back nearly 27,000 euros ($30,500) in wages.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66d53d9a00b741d5905e239d4c245485UK police charge boyfriend in slaying of actress, childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6647e4046bad433f8202fed68102e029Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:44:25 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police say they have charged the boyfriend of a British actress with murdering her and her two young children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6647e4046bad433f8202fed68102e029Bach: 'No intention' by any countries to pull out of Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dd4495aa57b471c8478219300754d86Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:39:47 GMTLILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says there is "no intention" by any countries to pull out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over concerns about the Zika virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dd4495aa57b471c8478219300754d86Scandal-hit Volkswagen sees US sales fall 7 pct in Januaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2c3ecdd82964ba39e73bc707b9e1fa1Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:19:17 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen says global sales rose 3.7 percent in January, held back by sagging economies in Brazil and Russia and by an emissions scandal that hurt figures in the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2c3ecdd82964ba39e73bc707b9e1fa1US Sen. McCain urges assistance to migrant route countrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/577c42b0d2f5415da5ec234c596bcd91Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:47:07 GMTSID, Serbia (AP) — U.S. Senator John McCain has called for additional assistance to countries along the Balkan migrant corridor and expressed hope of ending the wars in Syria and Afghanistan fueling the refugee crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/577c42b0d2f5415da5ec234c596bcd91Jordan king, Iraqi, Saudi officials expected at Munich meethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/806dc13f5a9841fea46548bfb9a06d55Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:40:23 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah, Iraq's prime minister and Saudi Arabia's foreign minister are among those expected at a conference opening in southern Germany, after diplomats agreed to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/806dc13f5a9841fea46548bfb9a06d55US retail sales rose last month as Americans kept shopping despite lower stock priceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f82f57f99d9042c7a858861fa62d4740Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:33:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose last month as Americans kept shopping despite lower stock prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f82f57f99d9042c7a858861fa62d4740European shares gain as bank sell-off abates, oil reboundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5698714302364bea80b644c5b00fabc0Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:28:42 GMTTOKYO (AP) — European stocks rose Friday, shrugging off a bad day in Asia, as the sell-off in banking shares abated and oil prices rebounded from a 12-year low. But Japan's main stock index lost nearly 5 percent, leading other Asian markets lower.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5698714302364bea80b644c5b00fabc05-story building collapses in Istanbulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acd7d5e05a574db598bc1da079dd4295Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:39:43 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — A five-story building collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday but it appears no one was trapped inside, according to local officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acd7d5e05a574db598bc1da079dd4295Police: Witnesses' quick info helped find machete attackerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e26da720b6a4d3ab9e3c04e1d519408Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:39:55 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say quick observations by employees and patrons witnessing a machete attack at an Ohio restaurant helped authorities track down the fleeing suspect, who was fatally shot in a confrontation with officers a few miles away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e26da720b6a4d3ab9e3c04e1d519408Philippines, rebels fortify truce amid stalled peace pacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cd045d8a26a46219cbcbe85a1ce9cf7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:31:50 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government and Muslim rebels have extended the stay of international cease-fire monitors at their first meeting since their peace pact stalled amid fears of fresh fighting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cd045d8a26a46219cbcbe85a1ce9cf7Police: Massachusetts school bus driver drunk in crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3754fdcadc8484195a9620f1f570829Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:18:37 GMTDUDLEY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts school bus driver has been charged with being drunk when he crashed his bus carrying 11 high school and middle school students into a utility pole.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3754fdcadc8484195a9620f1f570829The Latest: Shoe-shine gift for Mexico-bound popehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f439b20859b6435e9c16097ecd966743Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:21:34 GMTHAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f439b20859b6435e9c16097ecd966743US retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2a3de27fe3e4963b7df3dbf01ac4dc1Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:42:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2a3de27fe3e4963b7df3dbf01ac4dc1How impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/988043a52f5f4c7bb5f3123e752e7479Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:19:39 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has cost the impoverished North a rare source of legitimate hard currency. Seoul says it shut the Kaesong complex in response to the North's recent long-range rocket launch to keep its impoverished neighbor from using the money factories provided to fund its nuclear and missile programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/988043a52f5f4c7bb5f3123e752e7479Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f83807f8eda040efabf25fa3b06daa0bFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:10:13 GMTPARIS (AP) — Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f83807f8eda040efabf25fa3b06daa0bMahut beats Troicki to reach Rotterdam semifinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f767eb2de9420aa7a223041d09dbf9Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:33:37 GMTROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — French qualifier Nicolas Mahut dispatched eighth-seeded Viktor Troicki 6-2, 6-1 to reach the World Tennis Tournament semifinals on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f767eb2de9420aa7a223041d09dbf9Western New York postal carrier admits to role in drug ringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b3feddcac17435a8a1b0350f08a2ea6Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:06:12 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 26-year-old western New York postal carrier has pleaded guilty to her role in a drug distribution ring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b3feddcac17435a8a1b0350f08a2ea6