FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:16:55 -07:00Obama administration taps Kim for second term at World Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50b9aa366f14446aa48ae5efe4ceb4bbThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:47:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is nominating current World Bank President Jim Yong Kim for a second term leading the 189-nation international lending organization.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50b9aa366f14446aa48ae5efe4ceb4bbEU rejects US Treasury concerns over tax probe biashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f53cf7b65124c69a531ff1f15ba908dThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f53cf7b65124c69a531ff1f15ba908dKenya disbands Olympic committee after troubles in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/377a66f33bc94ec08c75c7ca2d2fcabeThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:56:50 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The National Olympic Committee of Kenya has been disbanded by the government amid investigations into alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/377a66f33bc94ec08c75c7ca2d2fcabeJudge to rule if Illinois terrorism suspect's mentally fithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86c4075d1b7e442d838ea397eee65edfThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86c4075d1b7e442d838ea397eee65edfTurkey: US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb8824ddf7ff4ed3a8e42ef3857a7b26Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:49:09 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Syrian Kurdish forces have started withdrawing east of the Euphrates River, Turkish officials said Thursday, a move that could fulfill a major demand by Ankara and the United States a day after Turkey sent in tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels take a key Islamic State stronghold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb8824ddf7ff4ed3a8e42ef3857a7b26WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50507dfeb1f543d1a929b7e7149c63bdThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:19:09 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads on Facebook — although not on the messaging service itself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50507dfeb1f543d1a929b7e7149c63bdRemains of lost WWII veteran set for return to Rhode Islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c8043d117c6459ebf49ded1f797f30bThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c8043d117c6459ebf49ded1f797f30bUN rights chief seeks international probe of Yemen violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a22714629c6e4539aeaf7a8af637621dThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a22714629c6e4539aeaf7a8af637621dApplications for US unemployment benefits slipped last week, remained below 300K for 77th straight weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/959d7c7e047745eb8426c526a1f57848Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:34:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment benefits slipped last week, remained below 300K for 77th straight week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/959d7c7e047745eb8426c526a1f57848NTSB: Plane lost fuel pumps before Alabama crash, killing 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/583d25bf3e2145d49c601a2c7fbada22Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/583d25bf3e2145d49c601a2c7fbada22Springsteen performs for nearly 4 hours at MetLife Stadiumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e453054d8396479d84c5cbe6b77efc55Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e453054d8396479d84c5cbe6b77efc55Designer Sonia Rykiel, famed for liberating women's fashion, has died at 86, French president's office sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2396a3e82af64c77bdf402fe6437d6a1Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2396a3e82af64c77bdf402fe6437d6a1Romania, Kuwait agriculture ministers injured in car crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92c168d650994540ac8efc9fac9ee70aThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92c168d650994540ac8efc9fac9ee70aTurkey: Kurdish rebels attack soldiers guarding party leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ca7a1213a6c4b3492b1f4bbe9cdd65aThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:34:48 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's interior minister says Kurdish rebels have opened fire at security forces protecting a convoy of vehicles carrying Turkey's main opposition party leader in the northeast, wounding three soldiers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ca7a1213a6c4b3492b1f4bbe9cdd65aSoldiers, residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b0451655c140a68db41f660b7292d6Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b0451655c140a68db41f660b7292d6Russia calls snap military drillshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/172a2f82e8d84862b2f5a6dbb4fac7acThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:46:35 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's defense ministry says President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian Seas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/172a2f82e8d84862b2f5a6dbb4fac7acPutin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bd9055dfae7452f80894078499d30eeThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:54:56 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics as immoral and inhumane on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bd9055dfae7452f80894078499d30ee10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9a2a8c842be454ca6f8164f609e97baThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:48:54 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9a2a8c842be454ca6f8164f609e97baSonia Rykiel, known for liberated fashion style, dies at 86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae53add4e404611bb665fb966f1c1a6Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae53add4e404611bb665fb966f1c1a6French burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8891e26ef4174a98bacd5034ab90143dThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8891e26ef4174a98bacd5034ab90143d2 Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fe7368917bf43a7a4757b3ce84d2562Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fe7368917bf43a7a4757b3ce84d2562Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a42bc9bb21247d989029cea36d2be1bThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:36:36 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a42bc9bb21247d989029cea36d2be1bNew case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida countyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b10213370e704969838b5e6ed49d3938Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b10213370e704969838b5e6ed49d3938Designer Sonia Rykiel, known for a relaxed style, dies at 86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab797a45e51342a19cdebdd587c5d5bfThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:45:03 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. She was 86.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab797a45e51342a19cdebdd587c5d5bfBoko Haram violence sparks 'children's crisis,' UN sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8652a35185634c46acbdd3baad468782Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8652a35185634c46acbdd3baad468782Blatter says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497e0ee2236443dd8b645c21b684b885Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:58:48 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 Sporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497e0ee2236443dd8b645c21b684b885Man accused of firing gun at officer during traffic stophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0c8f54a64d14bfea69a69bb8a308ff1Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0c8f54a64d14bfea69a69bb8a308ff1Fan-made 'Star Trek' sets become tourist attraction in NYhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e27561a099746a6b56a10052d6e9a90Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:38:13 GMTTICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it's being invaded by tourists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e27561a099746a6b56a10052d6e9a90Park Service seeks minorities' support as it marks 100 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f86b7b3154584de88b98542ba3e2523eThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:32:20 GMTGRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f86b7b3154584de88b98542ba3e2523eThe Latest: Syria top diplomat in Iraq amid Turkey incursionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6ef2306fede425dace532074b21007eThu, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6ef2306fede425dace532074b21007eCorrection: Students Pepper-Sprayed storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db0bc0829eff4398b36344550a371133Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db0bc0829eff4398b36344550a371133Police: Mom never showed up at bus stop for kindergartenerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05dfe6a33e6e441e95133e112c019794Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05dfe6a33e6e441e95133e112c019794Woman dies after falling from zip line ride at Delaware parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e5d1de856604ac58ca5d4def8addfd1Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e5d1de856604ac58ca5d4def8addfd1Gov. LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4726424acfa45449bf39bfeb45e543cThu, 25 Aug 2016 13:04:14 GMTNORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage is in hot water once again for comments about drug dealers arrested in the state, saying photos he's collected show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4726424acfa45449bf39bfeb45e543cPhilippine leader orders extremists crushed after beheadinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36f28d22b104fd69ae4fea789536c6aThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36f28d22b104fd69ae4fea789536c6aThe Latest: Blue Cross, Blue Shield eases some restrictionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bda228f9426d494593fa3297c2dcc112Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:37:35 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bda228f9426d494593fa3297c2dcc112Montenegro priest says Pokemons are demonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc6991dbee6411993e361a667597073Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:54:09 GMTPODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — For a priest in Montenegro, Pokemons are no game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc6991dbee6411993e361a667597073Tiger taken from 'world's worst zoo' arrives in South Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b656ecb9f704b7a9aa0bcb9b00cf34fThu, 25 Aug 2016 13:04:33 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Bengal tiger rescued from what activists have called "the worst zoo in the world" arrived in South Africa for a new home Thursday, after living in a small cage in Gaza alongside another tiger's stuffed corpse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b656ecb9f704b7a9aa0bcb9b00cf34fGlobal stocks wobble as markets await comment from Yellenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12f974f5f7eb48bb93bca6e0e5245177Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12f974f5f7eb48bb93bca6e0e5245177Iran: Forces will warn any vessel after US warship incidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b57c2183d3641b7917817eea7a48d7eThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b57c2183d3641b7917817eea7a48d7eThe Latest: First responders to get first FEMA housinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c04a4cae3fb4daf914d6c37aa004179Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:56:28 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c04a4cae3fb4daf914d6c37aa004179Egypt orders release of a lawyer in solitary confinementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cd9e4356b1a4011bd4d2abc8cb95fcaThu, 25 Aug 2016 12:54:15 GMTCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of a prominent rights lawyer held in solitary confinement for more than 100 days after he raised a legal challenge to a decision by the country's president to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cd9e4356b1a4011bd4d2abc8cb95fcaApplications for US unemployment benefits slipped last weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/208d00b9fb5149d7a63853c4191aa700Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:51:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly fewer people filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign the American job market remains healthy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/208d00b9fb5149d7a63853c4191aa700Belarusian leader treats action hero Seagal to local melonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af332fa93fe24b298840a10e91bab75bThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af332fa93fe24b298840a10e91bab75bIn Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80c11a100b0a4c788d2837098906d427Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:07:19 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living donor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80c11a100b0a4c788d2837098906d4275 men drown off British beach without lifeguardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eedfc0f2b5248a3a32e4e464e3ee566Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eedfc0f2b5248a3a32e4e464e3ee566Iraq army takes key town on road to Mosul from IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/468866faced9473d9ffc4dc382d8a114Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:05:12 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces have retaken the key town of Qayara, near a major air base south of Mosul, from the Islamic State group, according to a statement from the Iraqi prime minister's office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/468866faced9473d9ffc4dc382d8a114South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8771f8053074f25abda01114798d828Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8771f8053074f25abda01114798d828The Latest: Turkey secures area around captured Syrian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/256dc1ebb80145ceafc7f7d3091d9c5dThu, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/256dc1ebb80145ceafc7f7d3091d9c5dOrders for US durable goods rebounded in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/568ba18101714dc2ac119528c27c5c53Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:54:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods surged in July, lifted in part by the biggest increase in orders in a key investment category since January.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/568ba18101714dc2ac119528c27c5c53