FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Aug 2015 06:10:03 -07:00US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand, 03 Aug 2015 12:47:50 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July. throws chain saws at deputy during East Texas chase, 03 Aug 2015 12:34:05 GMTLUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police in Lufkin say an East Texas man is in custody after he was involved in an hour-long chase that involved eight law enforcement agencies, covered three counties and included chain saws being tossed at an officer by the fleeing driver. forces kill 6 suspected militants in North Caucasus, 03 Aug 2015 10:48:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's counterterrorism agency says its forces have killed six suspected militants in the North Caucasus. buying PartnerRe in deal valued at about $6.9 billion, 03 Aug 2015 11:45:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — PartnerRe's biggest shareholder, Italian investment company Exor, is buying the reinsurer in a deal worth about $6.9 billion. Discovery network can get you hooked on crime, 03 Aug 2015 12:27:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Henry Schleiff wants to simplify your life. in Hungary begin building fence to stop migrants, 03 Aug 2015 12:43:15 GMTASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian soldiers have begun building a fence on the border with Serbia meant to stop the rising flow of migrants trying to enter the European Union. woman's chicken getting $2,500 prosthetic leg, 03 Aug 2015 12:02:16 GMTCLINTON, Mass. (AP) — This chicken leg isn't for eating. project makes Hebrew texts available online, 03 Aug 2015 12:22:43 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — One of the oldest surviving Hebrew manuscripts, a bible dating back more than 1,000 years, will soon be available online in a joint project with The British Library in London, the National Library of Israel said Monday. US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed many civilians, 03 Aug 2015 11:58:56 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria likely have killed hundreds of civilians, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The coalition had no immediate comment. dies while being smuggled into Spain in suitcase, 03 Aug 2015 12:56:56 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Moroccan man died from suffocation while being smuggled into Spain by his brother inside a suitcase that was in the trunk of a car on a ferry crossing, authorities said Monday. stocks rise despite Greece plunge; Asia closes down, 03 Aug 2015 12:09:36 GMTBEIJING (AP) — European stocks mostly rose, shrugging off a 22 percent plunge in the Athens benchmark, which reopened after a five-week shutdown. Asian shares closed lower on evidence of weakness in Chinese manufacturing. immigrant population at 10.9M, highest since 2005, 03 Aug 2015 10:51:10 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German authorities say the number of immigrants living in the country reached 10.9 million last year — a million more than three years earlier, and the highest figure since they started compiling numbers a decade ago. to pay New York $300,000 in toy gun settlement, 03 Aug 2015 12:07:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Retailers including Walmart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to keep realistic toy guns off their shelves in New York as part of a settlement with the state. fights back at allegations of widespread doping, 03 Aug 2015 11:22:33 GMTPARIS (AP) — With his federation embattled by widespread doping allegations that could lead to a reshuffle of Olympic and world championship podiums for more than a decade, IAAF president Lamine Diack defended his organization's anti-doping record and dismissed the accusations as a "joke" on Monday. Parliament speaker bars 25 lawmakers for 'disorder', 03 Aug 2015 12:57:15 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — The speaker of India's Parliament on Monday barred 25 opposition legislators from its sessions for the rest of the week for causing "grave disorder" after they created noisy scenes. consumer spending edges up in June, 03 Aug 2015 12:53:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items. Mexico Gov. Martinez: 'Coward' set off 2 church blasts, 03 Aug 2015 12:37:32 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. police watchdog to probe abuse claim against ex-PM Heath, 03 Aug 2015 12:33:21 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's police watchdog says it will investigate whether police failed to pursue an allegation of child sexual abuse against the late Prime Minister Edward Heath in the 1990s. Special Olympics athlete turns up 350 miles away, 03 Aug 2015 12:25:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An Albanian athlete who disappeared from the Special Olympics in Los Angeles has turned up safe 350 miles away in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Hayward. officer's voluntary manslaughter trial starts, 03 Aug 2015 10:10:33 GMTThe first witness was expected to testify after opening statements Monday in the trial of a white Charlotte police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed black man after he wrecked his car and was knocking on doors looking for help. 10 soldiers killed in attack on army camp in north, 03 Aug 2015 12:12:23 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Armed men staged an attack on an army post in a northern Mali village early Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers, a resident said. stocks hit by weak China manufacturing, Athens dives, 03 Aug 2015 10:35:31 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on Asian stocks Monday but European markets mostly rose, shrugging off a 22 percent plunge in the Athens benchmark which reopened after a five-week shutdown. air raids, warplane crash kill at least 17 people, 03 Aug 2015 12:37:28 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Government air raids in a northwestern town in Syria and a subsequent crash by a Syrian warplane that slammed into a residential area there killed at least 17 people on Monday, activists said. seeks to move graves to reach remains of WWII heroes, 03 Aug 2015 10:46:08 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish history institute is seeking to exhume and move the graves of 194 communist-era figures in order to reach the remains buried below — World War II and independence heroes killed on orders from some of those officials. sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate, 03 Aug 2015 12:23:37 GMTHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesake stores. It's at least the 10th straight quarter that the metric has declined.' Bryant has prolonged incident with teammate at camp, 03 Aug 2015 11:46:26 GMTOXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn't end until quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver. stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens, 03 Aug 2015 12:29:55 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country's latest economic crisis. Thousands of rare Hebrew texts soon available online, 03 Aug 2015 11:08:34 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The National Library of Israel will soon make one of the world's oldest surviving Hebrew bibles, dating back more than 1,000 years, available online. of strangers mourn Ohio girl found dead in crib, 03 Aug 2015 11:32:00 GMTMEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A 21-month-old girl whose decomposed body was found in her crib in an Ohio apartment is being mourned by hundreds of people who didn't know her but were moved by her story. Messages for No. 1 Mafioso hidden in Sicilian soil, 03 Aug 2015 12:03:40 GMTROME (AP) — Italian investigators say they've discovered how the No. 1 Cosa Nostra fugitive communicates with henchmen using written messages buried in dirt or hidden under boulders on Sicilian sheep ranches. Woman killed in crash after 'American Idol' audition, 03 Aug 2015 10:50:08 GMTLOWER MAKEFIELD, Pa. (AP) — Police say one woman was killed and five others were injured in a car crash in suburban Philadelphia after attending "American Idol" auditions. to start for Charlotte officer who fatally shot man, 03 Aug 2015 12:24:13 GMTOpening statements were scheduled Monday for the trial of a white Charlotte police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black man after he wrecked his car and was knocking on doors looking for help. US-Turkey deal on Syria a big gamble, 03 Aug 2015 11:40:46 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. demotes dad in battle for control of S. Korean retailer, 03 Aug 2015 10:45:52 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. later, AP reporter recalls origins of Ferguson movement, 03 Aug 2015 11:31:24 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. What follows is an excerpt of the introduction to "Deadly Force: Fatal Confrontations with Police," an upcoming book published by The Associated Press ( ). chef: Trump lawsuit against him is 'without merit', 03 Aug 2015 11:58:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jose Andres has responded to a lawsuit filed by Donald Trump's organization against Andres' organization for backing out of a hotel project in Washington. orders telecoms to block more than 850 adult websites, 03 Aug 2015 12:32:59 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India has ordered Internet service providers to block access to more than 850 adult websites in what the government has described as a way to protect social decency. agency: money in Najib's accounts came from donors, 03 Aug 2015 12:34:33 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's anti-corruption agency says $700 million in Prime Minister Najib Razak's personal bank accounts came from donations, not from a debt-ridden state investment fund. starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA, 03 Aug 2015 12:41:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuances of the WNBA. underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting, 03 Aug 2015 12:09:03 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Monday for a man who police say fatally shot a Memphis officer after he interrupted a drug deal involving a small amount of marijuana that would have resulted in just a misdemeanor citation and a fine. praises papal climate encyclical during Italy visit, 03 Aug 2015 12:46:33 GMTMILAN (AP) — Leading U.S. Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Monday called the pope's climate encyclical "an important new effective asset" in pushing forward policy to slow global warming by bringing aboard a new audience. of CDC in Sierra Leone as concerns grow from new case, 03 Aug 2015 12:07:06 GMTFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is in Sierra Leone for consultations on Ebola and the country's health system as new concerns grow about how many people may have been infected by a single case in the Tonkolili District. agency for Palestinians says school closures loom, 03 Aug 2015 11:36:21 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The UN agency helping Palestinian refugees says a $101 million funding gap could keep 500,000 Palestinian students out of school this fall. gov't stresses press freedom amid treason probe, 03 Aug 2015 12:50:39 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff stressed the German government's commitment to protecting press freedom Monday in the wake of a much-criticized decision by federal prosecutors to open a treason investigation against two journalists. opposition leader Suu Kyi visits flood-hit area, 03 Aug 2015 12:38:09 GMTBAGO, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited one of the country's many flood-afflicted areas Monday, raising her profile during a national disaster that could have consequences in this November's general election. consumer spending up 0.2 percent in June, weakest gain in 4 months; income rises, 03 Aug 2015 12:35:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending up 0.2 percent in June, weakest gain in 4 months; income rises. spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators, 03 Aug 2015 12:17:56 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. shocked after improving 1,500 world record in heats, 03 Aug 2015 11:30:02 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — Katie Ledecky touched the wall, turned around, spit out some water, curled her mouth into a big smile and began waving her finger. pushes Iran nuke deal with wary Arabs in Qatar, 03 Aug 2015 11:11:40 GMTDOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brought the Obama administration's case for the Iran nuclear deal to wary Arab officials in Qatar on Monday. ex-jihadi says he'll tell 'truth' on Islamic State, 03 Aug 2015 11:53:51 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A 26-year-old German ex-jihadi says he plans to reveal details about the inner workings of the Islamic State group "so that the world knows the truth."