FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Jul 2016 05:02:49 -07:00Ex-police officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire case, 29 Jul 2016 11:04:39 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer is facing sentencing after he was convicted in a murder-for-hire case. nuclear power project faces union protests, delay, 29 Jul 2016 10:35:03 GMTPARIS (AP) — French unions are protesting against energy giant EDF's approval of a major nuclear power plant project in southwest England, saying it puts the country's nuclear sector at risk. group: Over 3,000 died trying Med crossing in 2016, 29 Jul 2016 10:42:14 GMTGENEVA (AP) — A leading migration group says more than 3,000 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, nearly a 60-percent increase from this time in 2015. top figures jailed for Anglo Irish Bank accounting fraud, 29 Jul 2016 10:50:51 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — Three former senior bankers have been imprisoned for their roles in hiding billions in losses at the defunct Anglo Irish Bank, the biggest accounting fraud in Irish corporate history. Pokemon fan irks trailer resident in small hours, 29 Jul 2016 11:42:45 GMTBERLIN (AP) — An 18-year-old "Pokemon Go" fan in Germany was sure where and when to find virtual monsters: a mobile home in a small provincial town in the small hours. growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter, 29 Jul 2016 10:48:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Fears about China, shrunken oil prices and turbulent markets held the U.S. economy to a sluggish pace at the start of the year. But the gloom seems to have lifted. of fallen Muslim soldier blasts Trump at convention, 29 Jul 2016 11:48:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq posed a question to Donald Trump: Have you read the Constitution? re-imposes curfew in Kashmir city, but clashes persist, 29 Jul 2016 11:22:40 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities re-imposed a curfew to prevent a protest march to the main mosque in Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city Friday, but fresh street demonstrations and clashes still occurred amid outrage over the killing of a top rebel leader earlier this month. of Korean War POW headed to New York for burial, 29 Jul 2016 11:58:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The remains of a U.S. soldier from Long Island who died while in captivity during the Korean War have been identified and are being returned to New York for burial. beats 2Q profit forecasts, lowers guidance, 29 Jul 2016 11:40:41 GMTKENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Slightly higher sales and substantial cost-cutting by Merck & Co. boosted second-quarter profit 75 percent, but the drugmaker lowered its financial forecast for the year, citing higher restructuring costs in the quarter. 1 San Diego officer has died, another remains in surgery following shooting, 29 Jul 2016 10:30:34 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Police: 1 San Diego officer has died, another remains in surgery following shooting. Latest: Police: 1 San Diego officer dead another injured, 29 Jul 2016 10:33:09 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of police officers in San Diego. (all times local): Latest: 3-time Olympic canoeing champ Kovacs retires, 29 Jul 2016 11:44:56 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): disrupts Air France flights amid summer vacation, 29 Jul 2016 10:23:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — Air France has cancelled 10 percent of its long-distance flights Friday, during a period of high traffic due to summer vacations, because of a strike by cabin crew. visits Auschwitz in silence, meets survivors, 29 Jul 2016 10:25:03 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler's forces killed more than 1 million people, most of them Jews. says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case, 29 Jul 2016 11:20:38 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing, an accusation the prosecutors deny. Latest: Pope visit: Village priest reads psalm in Polish, 29 Jul 2016 11:15:30 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local): Things to Know for Today, 29 Jul 2016 10:54:40 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathing, 29 Jul 2016 11:36:16 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief., NSA leaker Edward Snowden clash on Twitter, 29 Jul 2016 10:58:32 GMTPARIS (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and transparency website WikiLeaks are clashing over how best to handle the publication of sensitive data, a spat played out over Twitter. 1 San Diego cop killed, another wounded in shooting, 29 Jul 2016 11:47:55 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — One police officer died and another was wounded after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood, authorities said early Friday. politician arrested for insulting female leader, 29 Jul 2016 11:35:23 GMTPATNA, India (AP) — Indian police on Friday arrested a Hindu nationalist leader on charges alleging he insulted a senior female politician by describing her as "worse than a prostitute."'s UN-backed council says oil terminals have reopened, 29 Jul 2016 10:27:23 GMTBENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's U.N.-brokered presidency council has announced the reopening of the country's vital oil terminals. activists: US-led coalition strikes kill 28 civilians, 29 Jul 2016 10:42:28 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition targeting a village in northern Syria held by the Islamic State group killed 28 civilians, including seven children, Syrian activists said Friday. Swedes having less sex? The government wants to know, 29 Jul 2016 10:35:32 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish government is launching a major study of the sex lives of the country's citizens after reports that lovemaking is on the wane. must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groups, 29 Jul 2016 10:59:26 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ten relief organizations working in South Sudan say the U.N. should urgently improve its peacekeeping mission in the country to protect civilians and help deliver aid to civilians affected by the country's civil war. to review treatment of carriage horses, mules, 29 Jul 2016 11:24:37 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston officials say the city plans to review rules governing the treatment of carriage horses and mules after it received complaints about the animals working in the heat. Latest: Envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors to UN, 29 Jul 2016 11:23:45 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local): Chief: 2nd San Diego officer shot expected to survive after other officer died, 29 Jul 2016 11:34:51 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Police Chief: 2nd San Diego officer shot expected to survive after other officer died. police cite activists who protested shooting death, 29 Jul 2016 11:41:38 GMTASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are delivering citations to activists who protested the shooting death of a black man by an Asheville officer. 2 of PGA in the rain at Baltusrol, 29 Jul 2016 11:15:13 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The weather matched the mood of Dustin Johnson and others trying to make up ground Friday in the PGA Championship. keep iconic Queen Elizabeth I portrait in Britain, 29 Jul 2016 10:18:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — A rare 16th-century portrait of Queen Elizabeth I will become public property after an appeal raised 10 million pounds ($13 million) to keep it in Britain. Latest: Manafort: "Midnight" due to "Obama-Clinton", 29 Jul 2016 11:55:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT): envoy for Syria offers 'suggestion' to Russia: Leave Aleppo humanitarian corridors to the United Nations, 29 Jul 2016 11:14:12 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UN envoy for Syria offers 'suggestion' to Russia: Leave Aleppo humanitarian corridors to the United Nations. likely to see another stimulus as growth halves, 29 Jul 2016 11:58:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — It seems that the strong start to the year was another false dawn for the eurozone economy and that the European Central Bank will have more to do in the months ahead to shore up growth. numbers to Spain jump 12 pct in first half of 2016, 29 Jul 2016 11:27:15 GMTMADRID (AP) — The number of tourists visiting Spain jumped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, as a mix of economic concerns and fears of extremist attacks continued to drive foreigners away from rival Mediterranean destinations. beats 2Q profit forecasts, 29 Jul 2016 11:01:34 GMTKENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. (MRK) on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.21 billion. 2 San Diego police officers shot, 29 Jul 2016 10:04:16 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Two police officers have been shot in a San Diego neighborhood, and a suspect is reportedly in custody, authorities said. Kong groups want unlikely China exit as election looms, 29 Jul 2016 11:53:55 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Britain had its Brexit. Now some in Hong Kong are dreaming of their own version. FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech, 29 Jul 2016 11:43:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do.'s TV channel shut down over Turkey coup coverage, 29 Jul 2016 10:28:54 GMTBAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A court in Azerbaijan has ordered a local private television station to close because of its coverage of an attempted coup in Turkey earlier this month. Metro train derails, 1 passenger evaluated for injury, 29 Jul 2016 11:18:14 GMTARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia and fire officials say one of about 75 passengers on the train is being evaluated for a minor injury. Metro train derails, 2 passengers evaluated for injury, 29 Jul 2016 11:42:10 GMTARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia and fire officials say two of about 75 passengers on the train are being evaluated for minor injuries. Russian hooligans convicted of assaulting Spaniards, 29 Jul 2016 10:09:08 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German court has convicted four Russian men and handed them suspended prison sentences of up to a year after they attacked Spanish tourists during a stop in Cologne on their way home from soccer's European Championship. mothers, get babies to the breast faster, UNICEF says, 29 Jul 2016 11:14:06 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UNICEF is urging mothers to do more to start breastfeeding their newborns within an hour of birth, saying breast milk is a baby's "first vaccine." Latest: Police: 2nd officer shot expected to survive, 29 Jul 2016 11:36:24 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of police officers in San Diego. (all times local): Boy critically hurt after falling from moving bus, 29 Jul 2016 10:59:03 GMTEDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a New York boy was hospitalized after he fell from the window of a moving bus. says Taiwan firm's pollution affected 200,000 people, 29 Jul 2016 10:48:04 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Toxic waste discharged from a Taiwanese-owned steel complex in central Vietnam harmed the livelihoods of more than 200,000 people, including 41,000 fishermen, the Vietnamese government said in tallying the damage from what it has called the country's worst environmental disaster. Florida man used dirty pool to baptize boy, 29 Jul 2016 11:06:22 GMTDELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man is accused of throwing an 11-year-old boy he was taking care of into a swimming pool filled with algae and bugs because God asked him to baptize the child. zoo seeks answers after elephant kills girl with stone, 29 Jul 2016 11:40:16 GMTPARIS (AP) — Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone in the direction of visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl.