FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Oct 2016 03:11:04 -07:00Hong Kong regulators probe UBS on initial public offerings, 28 Oct 2016 09:23:22 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Swiss bank UBS said Friday that Hong Kong regulators are investigating its work on some initial public offerings on the southern Chinese financial center's stock market. victim's mom says calls' release would be traumatizing, 28 Oct 2016 08:37:49 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The mother of a patron who was gunned down at a gay nightclub in Orlando says in a letter to a judge that the release of audio recordings of 911 calls from the club during the massacre would be "traumatizing." rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege, 28 Oct 2016 09:56:32 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Fierce fighting broke out around the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Friday as rebels announced a large-scale offensive to break the government's nearly two-month siege of opposition-held areas. of choice in health insurance markets a growing problem, 28 Oct 2016 07:32:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found. owners also active in politics, though loyalties split, 28 Oct 2016 07:19:33 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The World Series is hardly the only historic contest preoccupying the owners of the Chicago Cubs this fall. rules aim to help students clear loans in cases of fraud, 28 Oct 2016 07:42:11 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The government has issued new rules meant to help students get their federal loans erased in cases involving fraud and misconduct by their schools. Matsuyama piles up birdies and leads in Shanghai, 28 Oct 2016 08:59:49 GMTSHANGHAI (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama made nine birdies in suddenly chilly conditions for a 7-under 65 that gave him a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the HSBC Champions. cites near collapse of anti-doping program at Rio Games, 28 Oct 2016 08:49:34 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has detailed serious failings of doping control management at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, saying the system was only saved from collapsing by the "enormous resourcefulness and goodwill" of some key staff. shoot man wanted for questioning in woman's slaying, 28 Oct 2016 09:41:20 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Police have shot and wounded a man wanted for questioning in the killing of a South Florida woman. Jr among MLB dads of sons playing college football, 28 Oct 2016 08:08:42 GMTKen Griffey Jr. has a different game to watch during the World Series. State motivated to spoil No. 2 Michigan's season, 28 Oct 2016 08:05:34 GMTEAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh has Michigan marching toward a special season, winning its first seven games and climbing to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time in a decade. U staff included drug trafficker, child molester, 28 Oct 2016 07:26:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he hand-picked only the best to teach success at Trump University. But dozens of those hired by the company had checkered pasts — including serious financial problems and even convictions for cocaine trafficking or child molestation, an Associated Press investigation has found. Prescriptions: Trump and Clinton on energy, 28 Oct 2016 07:35:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Energy independence has been a goal of every president since Richard Nixon, but it remains elusive. loses to Muguruza, still wins group at WTA Finals, 28 Oct 2016 10:06:48 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — Svetlana Kuznetsova ended up in first place in the White Group despite losing to Garbine Muguruza 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 on Friday at the WTA Finals. mayor among 10 dead in clash with anti-drug police, 28 Oct 2016 10:02:54 GMTMAKILALA, Philippines (AP) — Two months ago, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte publicly read out the names of a town mayor and more than 150 other officials he accused of involvement in drug trafficking. On Friday, the mayor and nine of his men were killed in a clash with police, in the deadliest operation in Duterte's anti-drug crackdown. talks between Muslim group, town at a standstill, 28 Oct 2016 09:53:27 GMTDUDLEY, Mass. (AP) — Negotiations between a Massachusetts town and an Islamic group are at a standstill after officials rejected the group's latest proposal for a Muslim cemetery on abandoned farmland. rules on warrants for online devices divide officials, 28 Oct 2016 07:27:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is citing last week's internet outages caused by widespread cyberattacks to support allowing U.S. agents to search online devices in faraway locations with approval from a single judge. Lawmakers are expressing renewed reservations about a change some see as expanding the FBI's authority to hack devices. Noose leaves emotional scar on her 15-year-old son, 28 Oct 2016 07:45:31 GMTWIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — A black 15-year-old in Mississippi shook in fear as he described how white schoolmates put a noose around his neck and pulled it tight, leaving no physical scars but perhaps a life-changing emotional wound, his mother said. Latest: Russia FM hosts talks with Syria, Iran, 28 Oct 2016 09:18:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 9 preview: ACC showdown; Browning faces tough Utes, 28 Oct 2016 08:03:33 GMTThe last weekend before College Football Playoff selection committee starts releasing its rankings has potential for a serious shake-up in the postseason race. populist Geert Wilders to boycott hate speech trial, 28 Oct 2016 07:53:11 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Firebrand Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders says he will not attend court next week to face hate speech charges, calling the case against him "a political trial." says Iraqis have retaken 40 villages from IS near Mosul, 28 Oct 2016 10:05:57 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says Iraqi forces have retaken 40 villages from the Islamic State group near Mosul since a massive operation to drive the militants from the city began last week. describes Bill Clinton's business ventures, fundraising, 28 Oct 2016 07:30:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A 2011 confidential memo written by a longtime Bill Clinton aide during Hillary Clinton's State Department tenure describes overlap between the former president's business ventures and fundraising for the family's charities. The former aide also described free travel and vacations arranged for the Clintons by corporations, reinforcing ethics concerns about the Democratic presidential nominee. rebel groups say they have launched a large-scale offensive to break government siege of Aleppo, 28 Oct 2016 08:40:29 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebel groups say they have launched a large-scale offensive to break government siege of Aleppo. Things to Know for Today, 28 Oct 2016 09:51:22 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Some dark chocolate contains mineral oil traces, 28 Oct 2016 08:34:25 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Several Austrian supermarkets are pulling some brands of bitter chocolate off their shelves after a consumer group found traces of mineral oil in samples. draws inspiration from Arizona boy with illness, 28 Oct 2016 08:13:40 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber signed a baseball for Campbell Faulkner. Faulkner gave Schwarber a green wristband. Twin acts of kindness, and a friendship was born. Prescriptions: Trump and Clinton on military defense, 28 Oct 2016 07:45:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump calls the U.S. military "depleted." It urgently needs more planes, ships, troops and nuclear weapons, he says, to ensure American predominance in the world. cause? North Korea nuke threat awaits next president, 28 Oct 2016 07:16:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — If North Korea has been a foreign policy headache for Barack Obama's presidency, it threatens to be a migraine for his successor. The next president will likely contend with an adversary able to strike the continental U.S. with a nuclear weapon. Pikotaro astonished by viral success of 'PPAP' song, 28 Oct 2016 08:58:42 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Japanese comedian behind the viral hit "PPAP" said Friday that he is astonished by the global success of his "pen-pinapple-apple-pen" song. rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption, 28 Oct 2016 07:40:08 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Aiming to deliver a knockout blow to Donald Trump's staggering presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton turned to popular first lady Michelle Obama to rally voters in North Carolina. of Clinton winning Texas has GOP craving reality check, 28 Oct 2016 07:13:04 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — It's no surprise that Hillary Clinton hasn't gambled much on Texas, a state no Democratic presidential candidate has won in 40 years. What's surprising is the scare she's giving Republicans anyway. shares trend lower, dollar gains ahead of US GDP data, 28 Oct 2016 09:19:32 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower and the dollar made further gains Friday ahead of a report on U.S. growth in July-September. A weaker yen pushed Japan's Nikkei 225 index higher, as shares in exporters advanced. injuries after Pence plane slides off runway in NYC, 28 Oct 2016 07:37:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off a runway during a rainstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport late Thursday, tearing up concrete before coming to rest on a patch of grass. breeze past Jaguars 36-22 to reach 4-4 for season, 28 Oct 2016 08:23:50 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans head into the second half of the season believing they're right in the playoff mix now that they've already exceeded their win total from last year. rebels launch Aleppo offensive, 28 Oct 2016 08:46:35 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebel groups say they have launched a large-scale offensive to break the government's siege of eastern Aleppo, a contested city in the north of the country and the current focal point of the six-year war. South drought kills crops, threatens herds, dries lakes, 28 Oct 2016 07:17:55 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Six months into a deepening drought, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years across much of the South. back in World Series, goat curse back on forefront, 28 Oct 2016 08:27:51 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chuck Logan heard about it from his dad for years. Bill Sianis was born into it. And Lennie Merullo was there the day it happened and lived with it for the rest of his life. PLAYS: QB, RB options; expectations for Wilson, Dez, 28 Oct 2016 07:20:41 GMTThe next two weeks are going to make fantasy football players earn their spots in the standings, with six teams on byes each of the next two weeks. Yang eagles par 4, stretches LPGA lead to 3 in Malaysia, 28 Oct 2016 09:32:21 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Amy Yang holed a pitching wedge for eagle on the par-4 11th hole and stretched her lead to three strokes Friday in the hot, humid and stormy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. Clapton sued by musician's estate over iconic song, 28 Oct 2016 09:10:24 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The estate of a Mississippi blues musician has filed a lawsuit against Eric Clapton, accusing the Hall of Fame guitarist of giving a songwriting credit to the wrong artist. Bank of Scotland's profit hit by litigation and costs, 28 Oct 2016 09:49:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland said Friday that it swung to a loss in the third quarter as the taxpayer-controlled lender was stung by charges for past bad behavior. bank UBS in Hong Kong investigation for IPO work, 28 Oct 2016 08:42:43 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Swiss bank UBS says it's being investigated by Hong Kong regulators over its work on some initial public offerings on the southern Chinese financial center's stock market. Mediterranean foreign ministers meet in Marseille, 28 Oct 2016 10:07:45 GMTPARIS (AP) — France is hosting an international summit of foreign ministers from countries near the western Mediterranean Sea that is expected to discuss the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and elsewhere, radicalization, as well as migration. 8 Baylor opens 'gauntlet' of schedule with Texas, 28 Oct 2016 08:04:32 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For acting head coach Jim Grobe, to some extent the real season for No. 8 Baylor is about to begin. Geographic's famed 'girl' denies getting fake ID, 28 Oct 2016 08:07:47 GMTPESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani prosecutor says National Geographic's famed green-eyed 'Afghan Girl' has made her first appearance before a court, insisting she did not fraudulently obtain Pakistani nationality. to detain Russian who played 'Pokemon Go' in church, 28 Oct 2016 09:47:13 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A court in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg has moved to detain a blogger who was already under house arrest pending trial for playing "Pokemon Go" in a church. Afghanistan's brick kilns, debt can last generations, 28 Oct 2016 07:41:40 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Every day that Dil Agha works at his backbreaking job at a brick kiln on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, from before sunrise to well after sunset, he digs himself deeper into debt. He knows he will never be able to pay back what he owes to the kiln owner who lent him a few thousand dollars for a family emergency, and that when he dies, his children will inherit the burden that will ensure his family remains enslaved for generations. says earnings rise 61 percent, 28 Oct 2016 07:31:39 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland says third-quarter earnings rose 61 percent as efforts to restructure the taxpayer-owned bank reduced costs.'s football hopes sacked by rules on competing with boys, 28 Oct 2016 08:28:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Alison Rogers raced across the field, a touchdown-saving tackle in her line of sight.