FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 06 Feb 2016 07:32:35 -08:00Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d84a036f2a2d4dd78944b9dac7f19ad9Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:22:17 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least 14 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d84a036f2a2d4dd78944b9dac7f19ad95 arrested in killing of British pilot in Tanzaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5baac52a8324699ac189cb3b1744c62Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:01:58 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A total of five people have been arrested for the shooting death of a British pilot who was flying a helicopter on an anti-poaching mission in Tanzania, a conservation group said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5baac52a8324699ac189cb3b1744c62Woman convicted in ex-quarterback fraud scheme rebuilds lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4336d9a7713142d48052f7ba842074f3Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:18:06 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wealthy widow Anita Barney lost nearly her entire fortune to an ex-Ohio State quarterback who defrauded her of hundreds of thousands of dollars to feed a gambling addiction that left him banished from the NFL.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4336d9a7713142d48052f7ba842074f3Former Mayor Cianci to lie in repose at Providence City Hallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6319bdeee7549369f46c4b3ab1d062eSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:29:21 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) will lie in repose at City Hall outside the office he occupied for more than 21 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6319bdeee7549369f46c4b3ab1d062eBand's frontman: No Super Bowl halftime show for Metallicahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a2485930bdc4b95966569949f2a8a31Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:58:42 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn't seem to mind.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a2485930bdc4b95966569949f2a8a31Afghanistan meeting ends with call for talks with Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c92bb3607b4bf88279f6f81d0904eaSat, 06 Feb 2016 13:47:27 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Four-nation talks aimed at ending Afghanistan's 15-year war concluded with a call for direct talks between the government and the Taliban by the end of February.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c92bb3607b4bf88279f6f81d0904eaSeoul: N. Korea moves up rocket launch window to Feb. 7-14http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83ec5e1372e4bb8a9c002cb3072e52fSat, 06 Feb 2016 13:51:18 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be in defiance of repeated warnings by outside governments that suspect it is a banned test of ballistic missile technology.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83ec5e1372e4bb8a9c002cb3072e52fBody of Italian student found in Cairo flown back to Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc0c05856ee149f08af782cb77317a7bSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:47:57 GMTROME (AP) — Italy is demanding that Egyptian authorities swiftly help determine the truth about the killing of an Italian doctoral student in Cairo, where he was researching Egyptian labor movements and other social issues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc0c05856ee149f08af782cb77317a7bHalep loses to Pliskova in Fed Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a177ef8e1b624c7f915243e10e97c78fSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:46:24 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Karolina Pliskova ended a three-match losing streak against Simona Halep to give the Czech Republic a 1-0 lead on the opening day of its Fed Cup first-round tie against Romania on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a177ef8e1b624c7f915243e10e97c78fBencic gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Germany in Fed Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5262249bc56427b8d08097a2f6ee9bdSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:15:24 GMTLEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Belinda Bencic defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-4 to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Germany on the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5262249bc56427b8d08097a2f6ee9bdAfter Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eed431eae7447e0be398b5ffc3fa1b3Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:12:45 GMTLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eed431eae7447e0be398b5ffc3fa1b3Hungary's public education official replaced amid protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00119c4afa414e598f0cfa5726bfe7f8Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:15:48 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's state secretary of public education has been replaced amid growing discontent and protests by teachers, students and parents against the government's centralization of the school system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00119c4afa414e598f0cfa5726bfe7f8The Latest: Dutch riot police, anti-migrant protesters clashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58927bb73498488582563cbb7b03474bSat, 06 Feb 2016 15:04:38 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the flow of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58927bb73498488582563cbb7b03474bThe Latest: Iran holds funeral for troops killed in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61270b74d5ec4fd0a9e80bcf313d3566Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:02:15 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Syria, where government forces are waging a massive offensive around the northern city of Aleppo, once the country's largest. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61270b74d5ec4fd0a9e80bcf313d3566Mardi Gras enters its last big weekend in New Orleanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05f58e048d94b7dba8b474f706a398eSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:00:32 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Carnival season enters its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before ending on Fat Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05f58e048d94b7dba8b474f706a398eThe Latest: EU urges Turkey to keep border open to migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93b3a1991e0b42a78f59146e4603a4aeSat, 06 Feb 2016 13:31:17 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93b3a1991e0b42a78f59146e4603a4aeFM: Foreign troops entering Syria would return 'in coffins'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd442f1af71349288f006559e2426c6dSat, 06 Feb 2016 12:51:35 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign ground troops entering Syria would "return home in wooden coffins," and called on rebel groups fighting a massive government offensive in the north to "come to their senses" and lay down their weapons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd442f1af71349288f006559e2426c6d2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13d1d4c36ab646e0b820be24242e5df7Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:40:06 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish emergency services say an explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two people and left one survivor seriously injured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13d1d4c36ab646e0b820be24242e5df7Malian Tuaregs returning home face violence in Timbuktuhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/883dad42b395488dada01855a6d3ff9fSat, 06 Feb 2016 15:07:02 GMTTIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Charred timbers are all that remain of a dozen Tuareg homes burned down last week in Mali's northern city of Timbuktu by a mob angry after reports of a gun attack on Malian security forces nearby.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/883dad42b395488dada01855a6d3ff9fStates taking action to keep guns out of abusers' handshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b14fc9759c4bed91f1abe784200dd0Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:12:02 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b14fc9759c4bed91f1abe784200dd0Bertens gives Netherlands lead over Russia in Fed Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f27cbe1c1d904fdba18967194079ae95Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:47:56 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Kiki Bertens beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-4 in the opening rubber to give the Netherlands a 1-0 lead over last year's finalist Russia in the Fed Cup first round Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f27cbe1c1d904fdba18967194079ae95S. Africa: Search continues for 3 missing in mine collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b67e617d710f418c81e5bc31adff91c1Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:39:27 GMTBARBERTON, South Africa (AP) — The families of three missing mineworkers sang and prayed at the scene of a collapsed mine in South Africa as rescuers continued their search on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b67e617d710f418c81e5bc31adff91c1Pope's sex abuse panel tells survivor to take a time-outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/963f8dbef29a452eb1689b60455c6ddaSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:51:42 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to temporarily sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse survivor who had clashed with the commission over its mission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/963f8dbef29a452eb1689b60455c6ddaEU foreign affairs chief announces visit to Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a8873940be04265831d4c036a0fe2d4Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:58:00 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini says she is preparing to visit Iran following the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran with world powers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a8873940be04265831d4c036a0fe2d4Haiti leader departs as he came: amid uncertainty, disorderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e99bbb1efbf4ada8710c629fd2a0ec4Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:45:52 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Michel Martelly came to office promising a stronger Haiti following a messy election that provoked widespread skepticism. He is due to leave power Sunday at the close of his five-year term with few accomplishments and a legacy clouded by a new political crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e99bbb1efbf4ada8710c629fd2a0ec4Sex-abuse survivor takes leave of absence from Vatican panelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2b3b9c9afeb47ee9044b89cf021aa5aSat, 06 Feb 2016 13:23:41 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' efforts to show that he's tough on clerical sex abuse suffered a blow Saturday after a high-profile abuse survivor took a leave of absence from the pontiff's advisory commission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2b3b9c9afeb47ee9044b89cf021aa5aThe Latest: Anti-migrant protesters rally in Praguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816998087ab0426988165c6cbf4b1f2cSat, 06 Feb 2016 15:26:57 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the flow of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816998087ab0426988165c6cbf4b1f2cTop-seeded Batista-Agut through to finals of Sofia Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70fe3a4baf27425f8fea22751cbde668Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:29:23 GMTSOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Top-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the finals of the Garanti Koza Sofia Open by beating Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (5), 6-4.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70fe3a4baf27425f8fea22751cbde668Mention of NYC officers' shooting is barred at cop's trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f0958b00544a969cd3636ebbca26d6Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:41:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — This week's shooting of two New York City police officers in a public housing stairwell has become an issue in another officer's manslaughter trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f0958b00544a969cd3636ebbca26d6Guinea: Journalist shot dead outside opposition meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f57df1b884f44d8a16b58952a8855baSat, 06 Feb 2016 12:56:02 GMTCONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea's government says a journalist was shot and killed during clashes outside a meeting of the main opposition party.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f57df1b884f44d8a16b58952a8855baGOP-led Congress unlikely to OK Obama's new clean energy bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a3a764bd7e84c5f8d43814736cfe357Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:52:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a3a764bd7e84c5f8d43814736cfe357Top UN human rights official begins talks in Sri Lankahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a3ca2d371544cd9a1e05ea7005c1107Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:42:06 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The top U.N. human rights official began discussions with the Sri Lankan government Saturday on the measures taken by the island nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during its long civil war, as hundreds of protesters marched against the world body's involvement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a3ca2d371544cd9a1e05ea7005c1107Q&A on state laws meant to keep guns from domestic abusershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3abc53de918d466282a4e3cdacb2935aSat, 06 Feb 2016 13:15:10 GMTDuring the last two years, 13 states have passed laws meant to help keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3abc53de918d466282a4e3cdacb2935aThe Latest: Turkish official says no plan for more refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/851a43a056b345ed9dada1f5d0199db0Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:02:02 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/851a43a056b345ed9dada1f5d0199db0Leicester stuns Man City 3-1 to go 6 points clear at tophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b5472a4a09941388346074081909af9Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:14:12 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester stunned Manchester City 3-1 on Saturday to bolster its bid to become the unlikeliest champions in English football history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b5472a4a09941388346074081909af9Over 100 missing, 13 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f864a90d3b84b809e98dd588ad6d428Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:07:46 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn and caused a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 13 people and injuring hundreds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f864a90d3b84b809e98dd588ad6d428Cause of deadly NYC crane collapse is under investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a57a9c65acd4a59af3bd8010ac10f98Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:33:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a57a9c65acd4a59af3bd8010ac10f98Gun control not resonating as key issue in New Hampshirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdc9d14dbe3c466fa23ddacc762b1697Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:16:03 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With each mass shooting in the United States in the past year, a debate raged about whether gun-control measures were overdue to make Americans safe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdc9d14dbe3c466fa23ddacc762b1697EU ministers want to buttress borders to stem refugee flowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ba5e6f991574b1abfad1ad5fc2faa1fSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:34:22 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations anxious to stem the flow of asylum-seekers coming through the Balkans are increasingly considering sending more help to non-member Macedonia as a better way to protect European borders instead of relying on EU member Greece.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ba5e6f991574b1abfad1ad5fc2faa1fEgypt's el-Sissi directs $127.7 million for housing unitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeba618886a541cda783a1e0ca90b102Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:06:35 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state-run news agency says President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ordered that one billion Egyptian pounds ($127 million dollars) worth of funds donated by government supporters be used to build 100,000 housing units.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeba618886a541cda783a1e0ca90b102Thousands take part in anti-Islam protests across Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d52c50ff2c3e4cccbc034704ae66f502Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:43:31 GMTDRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Thousands of people are taking part in protests against Islam and immigration in several European cities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d52c50ff2c3e4cccbc034704ae66f502Turkmen president fires key aide amid corruption allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13405288196545b88ee4c6e031f1e44eSat, 06 Feb 2016 12:52:16 GMTASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The president of Turkmenistan has fired a deputy prime minister amid corruption allegations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13405288196545b88ee4c6e031f1e44eSuicide bomber targeting security forces kills 8 in Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c2e0e25f216491b91daccb23f247308Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:07:35 GMTQUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber riding on a bicycle targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least eight people, mostly civilians, and wounding more than 20.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c2e0e25f216491b91daccb23f247308The Latest: Turkey aiding Syrians, but border closedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/123e60973d594f90a84f715ec68faf84Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:19:08 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Syria, where government forces are waging a massive offensive around the northern city of Aleppo, once the country's largest. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/123e60973d594f90a84f715ec68faf84The Latest: More than 100 missing, 13 dead in Taiwan quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc6d2d15fb904f82b2615ddcd3add033Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:42:45 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc6d2d15fb904f82b2615ddcd3add033Recent state laws on domestic abuse, gun rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2869665f8aac4c8989f175b058810accSat, 06 Feb 2016 13:13:43 GMTSpecifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2869665f8aac4c8989f175b058810accAustrian police say 12 skiers caught in avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccb10aeaa28b4a22910b195f2e0cb96aSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:29:18 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police in Austria say 12 skiers from the Czech Republic have been caught in an Alpine avalanche.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccb10aeaa28b4a22910b195f2e0cb96aLindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhillhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf877c67143a4089b6518160a22e2d56Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:12:18 GMTGARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is feeling very much at home in this southern German resort, on and off the hill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf877c67143a4089b6518160a22e2d56Clinton's New Hampshire challenge: Winning trusthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/472f689889fe464881077df763fb5598Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:28:30 GMTPORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton seems to be having trouble earning the public's trust.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/472f689889fe464881077df763fb5598Willett leads in Dubai after third roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7600a466a57743b783f9df7ef112bbeeSat, 06 Feb 2016 14:04:56 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Danny Willett shot a second successive round of seven-under par 65 to enjoy a one-shot advantage on top of the Dubai Desert Classic leaderboard after the third round Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7600a466a57743b783f9df7ef112bbee