FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Aug 2016 04:32:09 -07:00The Latest: At least 1 Spaniard killed in Italy earthquake, 25 Aug 2016 09:34:21 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): rejects US Treasury concerns over tax probe bias, 25 Aug 2016 09:54:20 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive branch rejected Thursday the U.S. government's complaint that its probes into sweetheart tax deals between EU governments and big companies are hitting U.S. firms hardest. to rule if Illinois terrorism suspect's mentally fit, 25 Aug 2016 10:20:00 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to rule on whether a suburban Chicago man who's said aliens and Freemasons are after him is mentally fit for trial on terrorism charges. After US sentence, Sharper goes to state court, 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. US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syria, 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. of lost WWII veteran set for return to Rhode Island, 25 Aug 2016 10:05:22 GMTPAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The remains of an Army captain who was previous lost and unaccounted for following World War II will return to his hometown in Rhode Island this weekend. rights chief seeks international probe of Yemen violence, 25 Aug 2016 10:12:12 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief on Thursday called for an international investigation of rights abuses and violence in Yemen's civil war, which has killed thousands of people, as he insisted that a domestic panel set up to look into violations has not been up to the task. family to join boy who crossed sea alone seeking help, 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. Plane lost fuel pumps before Alabama crash, killing 6, 25 Aug 2016 10:55:26 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Federal aviation investigators say a pilot told air traffic controllers that fuel pumps aboard the plane were failing before it plunged to the ground and caught fire near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, killing six people from Mississippi. performs for nearly 4 hours at MetLife Stadium, 25 Aug 2016 10:39:28 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Bruce and the boys are back in the swamps of Jersey, and they're in no rush to get off the stage. human rights chief calls for international investigation of abuses in Yemen's civil war, 25 Aug 2016 09:01:04 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UN human rights chief calls for international investigation of abuses in Yemen's civil war. Sonia Rykiel, famed for liberating women's fashion, has died at 86, French president's office says, 25 Aug 2016 09:43:59 GMTPARIS (AP) — Designer Sonia Rykiel, famed for liberating women's fashion, has died at 86, French president's office says. police find 34 migrants in a Belgrade house, 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., Kuwait agriculture ministers injured in car crash, 25 Aug 2016 10:14:25 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's health ministry says the agriculture ministers of Romania and Kuwait are receiving hospital treatment for minor injuries after being involved in a car crash., residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmar, 25 Aug 2016 10:46:52 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 and damaged nearly 200 pagodas. calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane, 25 Aug 2016 10:44:42 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics as immoral and inhumane. Things to Know for Today, 25 Aug 2016 09:48:54 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Latest: Italian museum proceeds to go to quake victims, 25 Aug 2016 09:38:20 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): Rykiel, known for liberated fashion style, dies at 86, 25 Aug 2016 09:50:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — French designer Sonia Rykiel, whose relaxed striped sweaters helped liberate women from their stuffy suits and who went on to run a global fashion empire, has died. She was 86. burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts, 25 Aug 2016 10:48:29 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe. Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victims, 25 Aug 2016 10:22:33 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses. Clinton defends embattled family foundation, 25 Aug 2016 09:54:13 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says he's proud of people who have donated to the Clinton Foundation and the work the organization has done, as he waded into a dispute that Republicans are hoping will damage his wife's presidential campaign. case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida county, 25 Aug 2016 10:37:24 GMTLAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a second person in Palm Beach County, Florida, has contracted the Zika virus through a local mosquito. Haram violence sparks 'children's crisis,' UN says, 25 Aug 2016 10:53:56 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Nearly half a million children in areas affected by Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency could suffer from severe acute malnutrition this year, a figure that has more than doubled since the beginning of the year, the United Nations children's agency said Thursday. Sonia Rykiel, known for a relaxed style, dies at 86, 25 Aug 2016 10:16:01 GMTPARIS (AP) — Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died at 86. says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins, 25 Aug 2016 10:26:02 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 Sport confounding grim preseason forecasts in Premier League, 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. business confidence drops unexpectedly, survey shows, 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. accused of firing gun at officer during traffic stop, 25 Aug 2016 10:40:10 GMTDECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia man has been arrested after he fired at gun at a suburban Atlanta police officer during a traffic stop. Students Pepper-Sprayed story, 25 Aug 2016 09:58:16 GMTATLANTA (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about a parent arrested for pepper-spraying students at a school, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said the incident happened during a fight and the woman was trying to stop her son from being jumped. Green tells the AP she never said that. Latest: 2 Romanians killed, 8 missing in Italy quake, 25 Aug 2016 09:06:43 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): Latest: Syria top diplomat in Iraq amid Turkey incursion, 25 Aug 2016 10:42:19 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local): Mom never showed up at bus stop for kindergartener, 25 Aug 2016 10:48:46 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been arrested after police say she left her young children home alone for hours and never picked up her kindergarten student at a school bus stop. dies after falling from zip line ride at Delaware park, 25 Aug 2016 10:16:37 GMTBEAR, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a woman who fell from a zip line ride at Lums Pond State Park in Bear. Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantic, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:43 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Gaston is expected to weaken to a tropical storm in the Atlantic. leader orders extremists crushed after beheading, 25 Aug 2016 10:38:23 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Abu Sayyaf extremists have beheaded a kidnapped Filipino villager after a ransom deadline lapsed in their first such brutal act under President Rodrigo Duterte, who pressed an order for troops to crush the militants. priest says Pokemons are demons, 25 Aug 2016 10:54:09 GMTPODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — For a priest in Montenegro, Pokemons are no game. 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed, 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. stocks wobble as markets await comment from Yellen, 25 Aug 2016 10:53:43 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stocks fell Thursday in lackluster trading as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday for hints on a possible further interest rate increase. Forces will warn any vessel after US warship incident, 25 Aug 2016 10:44:50 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's naval forces will warn or confront any foreign ship entering the country's territorial waters, the Iranian defense minister said Thursday, remarks that came after an incident this week involving a U.S. warship. leader treats action hero Seagal to local carrots, 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. damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan temples, 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. leader treats action hero Seagal to local melons, 25 Aug 2016 10:12:31 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. battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the West, 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. men drown off British beach without lifeguard, 25 Aug 2016 10:27:55 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police say five men have drowned off a beach in southern England that had no lifeguard. Korea missile test adds to 'Military First' celebration, 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. Surviving sexual slavery victims will receive $90,000, 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. African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital, 25 Aug 2016 10:31:33 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation. Latest: Turkey secures area around captured Syrian town, 25 Aug 2016 09:57:02 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local): revises Q2 growth estimate upward to 0.8 percent, 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.