FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Aug 2015 01:37:56 -07:00How the AP-GfK poll on water was conducted, 03 Aug 2015 07:17:23 GMTThe Associated Press-GfK poll on water and drought was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications July 9-13. It is based on online interviews of 1,004 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel. returns to Las Vegas airport after report of fire, 03 Aug 2015 04:55:51 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — An Allegiant Airlines flight made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from a Las Vegas airport because of a reported engine fire. Rivera tells young performers to lose the lip-syncing, 03 Aug 2015 07:33:35 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Musical theater great Chita Rivera has friendly advice for young stars who are unable to dance and sing at the same time: Learn how. killed when storm slams tent down on crowd near Chicago, 03 Aug 2015 05:00:13 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A man was killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when a tent where people had sought shelter during a brief storm blew off its moorings and collapsed on some of the crowd at a festival in a Chicago suburb. WAS THERE: US drops atomic bombs on Japan in 1945, 03 Aug 2015 08:06:40 GMTEDITOR'S NOTE: On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs — one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, the only times nuclear weapons have been used. Their unprecedented destructive power incinerated buildings and people and left lifelong physical and psychological scars on survivors and on the cities themselves. "Practically all living things, human and animal, were literally seared to death," an AP story reported. A few days later, Japan announced its unconditional surrender. World War II was effectively over. picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes, 03 Aug 2015 04:53:19 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.'s presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads, 03 Aug 2015 07:29:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire. accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion, 03 Aug 2015 06:09:19 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July. aide to VP's late son joins Joe Biden 2016 super PAC, 03 Aug 2015 04:15:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A top political aide to Vice President Joe Biden's late son joined the super PAC working to recruit the elder Biden to run for president on Sunday, lending the group newfound credibility in the midst of fresh signs the vice president's aides are taking a close look at a 2016 campaign. poll: Americans favor farmers & food during drought, 03 Aug 2015 07:13:12 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — When water gets scarce and the government slaps restrictions on its use, who should be first in line at the spigot? Farmers, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits, 03 Aug 2015 07:18:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply. automakers buying Nokia's HERE map business, 03 Aug 2015 06:35:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A consortium of German automakers Audi, BMW and Daimler announced Monday it is buying Nokia Corp.'s HERE map business in a deal that values the unit at 2.8 billion euros ($3.1 billion). Mexico Gov. Martinez: 'Coward' set off 2 church blasts, 03 Aug 2015 07:21:56 GMTLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is promising that the "coward" who set off explosions outside two Las Cruces churches will be caught. women dead from suspected drug overdoses at music fest, 03 Aug 2015 07:21:07 GMTPOMONA, Calif. (AP) — Two women died from suspected drug overdoses at a popular weekend music festival, prompting calls for an investigation and concern over the use of narcotics at youth-oriented events. candidates woo donors, Koch warns government must shrink, 03 Aug 2015 07:36:29 GMTDANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Five Republican presidential candidates wooed donors at a weekend retreat where billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if conservatives don't rally others to their cause by demanding a smaller, less-intrusive government Stock market reopens with 22 percent loss, 03 Aug 2015 08:02:27 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Shares on the Athens Stock Exchange are suffering huge losses of over 22 percent after the market reopened for the first time in more than a month. hit 3 homers in 5 pitches to sweep Nationals, 5-2, 03 Aug 2015 05:02:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — As the clock ticked past 11 p.m. and "Moondance" by Van Morrison practically wafted through the ballpark, young children ran around the bases as part of a family-friendly promotion normally reserved for Sunday afternoons. ceremonies held for Los Angeles Special Olympics, 03 Aug 2015 05:01:20 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of athletes said goodbye to Los Angeles on Sunday in an emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics marked by cheers, tears and pride. ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping, 03 Aug 2015 07:09:05 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday. Syria warplane crashes, killing and wounding many, 03 Aug 2015 07:45:08 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Activists say air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha has killed and wounded dozens of people. super PAC received $1M from Florida power company, 03 Aug 2015 07:33:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light. in the News, 03 Aug 2015 07:01:22 GMT"Climate change is not a problem for another generation. Not anymore." — President Barack Obama in a video posted to Facebook. continues for suspect in officer's fatal shooting, 03 Aug 2015 08:25:31 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Monday for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer during a drug deal. & farmers: Things to know about AP-GfK drought poll, 03 Aug 2015 07:16:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds most Americans think of water as a limited resource that can be depleted if people use too much. When asked to rate priorities when water is scarce during a drought, more said agriculture should be a top or high priority over residential needs, wildlife and industry. shock congregants at 2 New Mexico churches, 03 Aug 2015 04:14:25 GMTLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A pair of small explosions just 20 minutes and a few miles apart shocked congregants Sunday morning at two churches in southern New Mexico. bureau probing controversial Shaolin Temple abbot, 03 Aug 2015 06:53:14 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating allegations of misbehavior made online against the controversial abbot of China's famed Shaolin Temple. demotes dad in battle for control of S. Korean retailer, 03 Aug 2015 08:14:24 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A family battle for control of South Korea's largest retailer has erupted in public after the group's 92-year-old founder was demoted to a powerless role in the business by his youngest son. US-Turkey deal on Syria a big gamble, 03 Aug 2015 07:13:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are both taking a big gamble as they agree to work together against the Islamic State group militants in Syria. king leaves France after 8 days of beach controversy, 03 Aug 2015 07:55:09 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Saudi king's visit to his family's French Riviera mansion is over after eight days of controversy surrounding the public beach that was closed at his arrival. later, AP reporter recalls origins of Ferguson movement, 03 Aug 2015 05:24:06 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE — A year ago, most Americans had never heard of the St. Louis suburb called Ferguson. But after a white police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old in the street, the name of the middle-class community became virtually a household word. From the first hours after Michael Brown's death, Associated Press reporter Jim Salter watched as a neighborhood protest launched a national movement. signs bill requiring airport breast-feeding rooms, 03 Aug 2015 04:57:43 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Breastfeeding at Chicago's two major airports and others in Illinois will soon be easier under a new law endorsed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. profit rises 10 percent, bank selling Brazil unit, 03 Aug 2015 05:27:53 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — HSBC Holdings PLC, Europe's biggest bank, said Monday that strong performance in Asia helped to boost first-half profit by 10 percent. The bank also announced the sale of its Brazil business for $5.2 billion. deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leave, 03 Aug 2015 04:53:58 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning. raging north of San Francisco threatens homes, 03 Aug 2015 04:17:12 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires blazing in several Western states Sunday chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California where dozens are raging and setting off evacuations. starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA, 03 Aug 2015 07:23:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuisances of the WNBA.'s going on with American Pharoah after Haskell win, 03 Aug 2015 06:55:35 GMTOCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose. OFF: Price Jays debut; Burnett to doc; Cubs-Pirates, 03 Aug 2015 07:14:34 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: stocks fall on weak Chinese manufacturing, oil slump, 03 Aug 2015 05:21:54 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday on weaker Chinese manufacturing and lower oil prices as investors looked ahead to U.S. data on factory output and employment., as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package, 03 Aug 2015 04:22:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to broaden its offerings following its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV about a week ago. government says it won't separately deal with Taliban, 03 Aug 2015 07:05:00 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government addressed the growing leadership crisis in the Taliban for the first time Monday, saying it will not deal with the militant group separately from other "armed opposition" in the country. things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthood, 03 Aug 2015 07:25:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers. Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations, 03 Aug 2015 07:30:08 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by Northern California wildfires Monday, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said. weigh in on Uber boom in NYC, 03 Aug 2015 05:52:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — On a muggy summer evening, a woman stood on a midtown Manhattan street corner and switched between raising her hand for a taxi and glancing at her phone, possibly for an Uber car. 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cash, 03 Aug 2015 07:12:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks. teams can never have too many relievers, 03 Aug 2015 07:13:29 GMTThe Kansas City Royals made it look all so easy in 2014. With their bullpen trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland, the Royals were almost unbeatable when they had the lead in the seventh inning or later. spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators, 03 Aug 2015 07:07:01 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much. spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more, 03 Aug 2015 05:03:38 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public. fear more impunity in Mexico photographer killing, 03 Aug 2015 04:13:24 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — With an investigation barely underway, Mexican journalist protection groups are already expressing fears that authorities won't consider the brutal killing of a photojournalist as being related to his work — even though he fled the state he covered fearing for his safety. happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran deal, 03 Aug 2015 07:21:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress. PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia, 03 Aug 2015 06:28:05 GMTBeijing was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty 44-40 in a surprisingly close vote to take the games back to the city that hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. The Chinese capital — the first city to host both the winter and summer games — was seen by the International Olympic Committee as a secure, reliable choice that also offered vast commercial opportunities in a new winter sports market of more than 300 million people in northern China.