FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Aug 2015 03:28:22 -07:00How the AP-NORC poll on race and police was conducted, 05 Aug 2015 07:23:31 GMTThe Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on race relations and policing was conducted by NORC July 17-19. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,223 adults, including 311 black adults, who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel. Stand-alone gadgets trump all-in-one devices, 05 Aug 2015 07:55:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself — until I remembered I've been carrying an iPod almost every day, mostly for my runs. to unveil Suez Canal extension in hope of a new era, 05 Aug 2015 06:27:43 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt is to unveil a major extension of the Suez Canal on Thursday, a mega-project that has emerged as a cornerstone of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's efforts to restore national pride and revive the economy after years of unrest. Poll: Things to know on views of race and police, 05 Aug 2015 07:20:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has found a vast gulf between black and white Americans in how they view police officers. Things to know about Americans' opinions and experiences with policing: of blacks say police have treated them unfairly, 05 Aug 2015 07:19:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why. Interview: Japan's 'Godzilla' director wants to surprise, 05 Aug 2015 08:05:03 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Radiation-breathing Godzilla destroyed so many cities and fought so many monsters, the original Japanese film series outgrew its budget and audience. So the filmmaker working on the revival will go back to the basics while still looking to surprise. police forces probe Edward Heath sex abuse allegations, 05 Aug 2015 08:50:31 GMTLONDON (AP) — Five police forces in Britain are investigating sex abuse allegations against the late Edward Heath, as the probe into the former prime minister's past broadened. least 24 killed, 300 survive after trains derail in India, 05 Aug 2015 09:54:42 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains jumped off slippery tracks on a bridge near a rain-swollen river in central India, killing at least 24 people as two coaches hurled through mud and rested on one side at an embankment, officials said Wednesday. least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 23 people capsizes, 05 Aug 2015 07:01:19 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Two people died and 25 others were rescued after a passenger boat with about two dozen passengers collided with a fishing boat on Lake Victoria, a police official said Wednesday. Robert Conquest, Soviet regime expert, dies at 98, 05 Aug 2015 06:20:32 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — British-born historian Robert Conquest, whose influential works on Soviet history shed light on the terror during the Stalin era, has died. He was 98. error prompts concern at nuke waste site, 05 Aug 2015 09:53:14 GMTCARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico says a calculation error prompted short-lived concerns of a radiation release. Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congress, 05 Aug 2015 07:32:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spearheads the latest push to garner support for the Iran nuclear deal with a speech at American University while administration officials work to persuade skeptical lawmakers on Capitol Hill. PHOTOS: Hiroshima after the atomic bomb _ and today, 05 Aug 2015 06:38:25 GMTHIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Last month, with a handful of black-and-white archival photos in hand, I set out with my camera to document how Hiroshima had changed, 70 years after the atomic bomb. photos cited in police officer's trial, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:37 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys are both expected to intensify their focus on dozens of crime-scene photos and other evidence introduced in the trial of a white North Carolina police officer who fatally shot a black man. Ai Weiwei says China promised he can return, 05 Aug 2015 08:59:09 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Artist Ai Weiwei said in an interview published Wednesday that Chinese authorities returned his passport with almost no strings attached and promised him he can return to China., umbilical attached, found in stroller on LA street, 05 Aug 2015 07:05:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A healthy baby with the umbilical cord still attached has been found abandoned in a stroller on a Los Angeles street. NewsBreak: Miami lineman speaks of his heatstroke ordeal, 05 Aug 2015 06:17:37 GMTCORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Hunter Knighton once went a week without sleeping, afraid to close his eyes because the nightmares were inevitable. Panic attacks were common. Memories were hazy. Breathing was a struggle. Pakistan court allows military trials in terrorism cases, 05 Aug 2015 09:34:04 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to allow military trials for terror suspects — the latest in the government's intensified campaign against terrorism in the wake of last year's Taliban attack on a school that killed nearly 150 people, almost all of them children. Things to Know for Today, 05 Aug 2015 09:38:23 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: dump on Trump boast to bring jobs back from China, 05 Aug 2015 07:29:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump vows to bring back the millions of American jobs lost to China and other foreign competitors if voters put him in the White House. Sudan shutters 2 newspapers in apparent crackdown, 05 Aug 2015 09:58:22 GMTJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Two newspapers in South Sudan say the government has stopped their operations in an apparent crackdown on the independent media. opens last North American hard-court swing with win, 05 Aug 2015 06:31:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt climbed out of a courtesy car Tuesday afternoon, slung a case of rackets over his shoulder and walked across the Citi Open grounds, accompanied by his 6-year-old son, Cruz, who gave Dad a hand by toting a black gym bag. police nab man suspected of killing his 6 children, 05 Aug 2015 09:12:22 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian police have arrested a man suspected of killing and dismembering his six young children along with his wife and mother. killed in Russia bus collision, more than 50 injured, 05 Aug 2015 08:47:04 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian health officials say two buses have collided in the far east of the country, killing at least 16 people and injuring more than 50 others. Iran vote most important intl. debate since Iraq war, 05 Aug 2015 07:54:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation's most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq war, a now unpopular decision that still reverberates through American politics. court rejects appeal by Lukoil manager in fraud case, 05 Aug 2015 09:29:49 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has rejected an appeal by the general manager and six executives of a subsidiary of Russian oil company Lukoil who have been indicted on tax evasion and money laundering charges. soldiers, 1 rebel killed in ambush in Indian Kashmir, 05 Aug 2015 08:28:49 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two paramilitary soldiers and one suspected rebel were killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday after a convoy of paramilitary troops was ambushed in the troubled region, police said. report some progress against huge California wildfire, 05 Aug 2015 10:11:45 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are reporting some progress against a Northern California wildfire that has charred more than 100 square miles of terrain, destroying buildings, threatening many others and sending thousands of residents fleeing. stocks mostly higher as investors await US data, 05 Aug 2015 09:08:44 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low. trial of guide in Cecil killing is postponed, 05 Aug 2015 10:14:16 GMTHWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The trial in Zimbabwe of a professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named Cecil in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe was postponed Wednesday to Sept. 28. reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan war, 05 Aug 2015 09:30:43 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations said on Wednesday that an increasing number of women and children were getting hurt or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Taliban and other insurgents. WAS THERE: Egyptian president nationalizes the Suez Canal, 05 Aug 2015 09:37:42 GMTCAIRO (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In July 1956, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal, marking Egypt's decisive break with its colonial past. appearance for Memphis police shooting suspect, 05 Aug 2015 08:58:36 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-convict charged with fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal on a Memphis street has a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday, the same day a memorial service is set for the slain officer. of Colorado theater shooting victims to testify, 05 Aug 2015 07:21:57 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Mary Theresa Hoover moved out of the home where her son grew up because it was too hard to live there without him. Sandy Phillips and her husband no longer celebrate Thanksgiving because it falls so near her daughter's Nov. 27 birthday. Turkish journalists face prison for 'terror propaganda', 05 Aug 2015 06:54:23 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prosecutors are seeking sentences of up to seven and a half years in prison for 18 journalists they accuse of engaging in terror propaganda for publishing photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who was killed in a failed hostage rescue operation in March. jails Jewish extremist for 6 months without trial, 05 Aug 2015 09:27:53 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has jailed a Jewish extremist for six months without charges or trial, expanding a crackdown against militant Jews and deploying a contentious measure typically used for Palestinians suspected of staging attacks., rugged area strains California manhunt after attacks, 05 Aug 2015 07:15:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Searchers are dealing with difficult high-desert terrain — tough to scan and even tougher to traverse — in a manhunt following a series of crimes that includes a kidnapping, a killing, and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies. film star Priyanka Chopra joins US TV's 'golden age', 05 Aug 2015 08:37:23 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Indian film star Priyanka Chopra says she was eager to add a U.S. TV series to her resume. deported from Thailand to China remain in detention, 05 Aug 2015 09:48:15 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say minority Muslim Uighurs deported from Thailand to China remain in detention while authorities investigate whether some planned to join the Islamic State or other groups in the Middle East. Keep door open to divorced Catholics who remarry, 05 Aug 2015 09:26:11 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says divorced Catholics who remarry and their children deserve better treatment from the Catholic church. look at Egypt's Suez Canal, past and present, 05 Aug 2015 06:41:44 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt is to unveil a major expansion of the Suez Canal on Thursday in what the government hopes will be a moment of national pride following years of political unrest. Washington town evacuated as wildfire advances, 05 Aug 2015 10:04:05 GMTROOSEVELT, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire burning near the Oregon border has forced the evacuation of an entire small Washington town, authorities said. hunt for man who fired near troops at base, 05 Aug 2015 08:36:43 GMTHATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Law enforcement officials are on the lookout for a man who fired gunshots from a pickup near two troops standing guard at a military facility in southern Mississippi. driver wins Dem nomination for Mississippi governor, 05 Aug 2015 09:33:14 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has $2.8 million in his campaign fund, and his Democratic challenger in the November election is a truck driver who reported spending no money so far and who said he didn't even vote in Tuesday's primary.'s in and who's out at the first GOP presidential debate, 05 Aug 2015 07:39:02 GMTFox News has selected the 10 Republican presidential candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign. crackdown in China on church crosses draws backlash, 05 Aug 2015 09:23:43 GMTLOWER DAFEI VILLAGE, China (AP) — About a dozen Catholics wept and sang hymns outside their church as a man climbed to the top of the building and sliced off its steel cross with a cutting torch. It toppled with a thud. diver Natalia Molchanova remains missing off Spain, 05 Aug 2015 07:55:44 GMTMADRID (AP) — The search for free-diving great Natalia Molchanova was set to resume Wednesday with little hope remaining she would be found alive more than two days after disappearing off Spain's Balearic islands. says 'extensive' fight against IS to start soon, 05 Aug 2015 10:03:37 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. drones and aircraft have begun arriving at a Turkish air base close to the border with Syria, and an "extensive" fight against Islamic State militants will soon begin, Turkey's foreign minister said Wednesday. debate lineup: Trump and Bush in, Fiorina and Perry out, 05 Aug 2015 07:34:45 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — It's the first really good news — and really bad news — for Republicans seeking the presidential nomination: Who's in the first prime-time debate and who's not. who killed honeymooner at LA beach seeks new trial, 05 Aug 2015 07:08:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver who killed a honeymooner on the tourist-crowded Venice Beach boardwalk and injured 17 others is seeking a new trial.