FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:38:18 -07:00How the AP-GfK poll on water was conductedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be876a6f692746a8999001992be7e160Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:17:23 GMTThe Associated Press-GfK poll on water and drought was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications July 9-13. It is based on online interviews of 1,004 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be876a6f692746a8999001992be7e160Airplane returns to Las Vegas airport after report of firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c466aedc94c43ceb98db5f38a2894c2Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:55:51 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — An Allegiant Airlines flight made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from a Las Vegas airport because of a reported engine fire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c466aedc94c43ceb98db5f38a2894c2Chita Rivera tells young performers to lose the lip-syncinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf508f6cbd474972bc5fff131a77e197Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:33:35 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Musical theater great Chita Rivera has friendly advice for young stars who are unable to dance and sing at the same time: Learn how.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf508f6cbd474972bc5fff131a77e197Man killed when storm slams tent down on crowd near Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb9915687f614921946b608d42be48a2Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:00:13 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A man was killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when a tent where people had sought shelter during a brief storm blew off its moorings and collapsed on some of the crowd at a festival in a Chicago suburb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb9915687f614921946b608d42be48a2AP WAS THERE: US drops atomic bombs on Japan in 1945http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0947b368b6e148e68e284a689d7b44ccMon, 03 Aug 2015 08:06:40 GMTEDITOR'S NOTE: On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs — one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, the only times nuclear weapons have been used. Their unprecedented destructive power incinerated buildings and people and left lifelong physical and psychological scars on survivors and on the cities themselves. "Practically all living things, human and animal, were literally seared to death," an AP story reported. A few days later, Japan announced its unconditional surrender. World War II was effectively over.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0947b368b6e148e68e284a689d7b44ccMost picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e611972d5d44bb3a68b347fb9c6b330Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:53:19 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e611972d5d44bb3a68b347fb9c6b330Clinton's presidential campaign raises profile with TV adshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb0831b909e34c248049b5a9473964bbMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:29:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb0831b909e34c248049b5a9473964bbZimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f75d2f57095442d8eb203449c6f5ec3Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:09:19 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f75d2f57095442d8eb203449c6f5ec3Close aide to VP's late son joins Joe Biden 2016 super PAChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d209d40cf12743bbafdf7511af88d283Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:15:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A top political aide to Vice President Joe Biden's late son joined the super PAC working to recruit the elder Biden to run for president on Sunday, lending the group newfound credibility in the midst of fresh signs the vice president's aides are taking a close look at a 2016 campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d209d40cf12743bbafdf7511af88d283AP-GfK poll: Americans favor farmers & food during droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/356f82f93144452abd0c9a94cd45e9e4Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:13:12 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — When water gets scarce and the government slaps restrictions on its use, who should be first in line at the spigot? Farmers, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/356f82f93144452abd0c9a94cd45e9e4Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c1c0ebde0dd4c5ca89648b7fae01f83Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:18:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c1c0ebde0dd4c5ca89648b7fae01f83German automakers buying Nokia's HERE map businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af4949ebf5154b4bb1ba75673cc00d65Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:35:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A consortium of German automakers Audi, BMW and Daimler announced Monday it is buying Nokia Corp.'s HERE map business in a deal that values the unit at 2.8 billion euros ($3.1 billion).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af4949ebf5154b4bb1ba75673cc00d65New Mexico Gov. Martinez: 'Coward' set off 2 church blastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d76f9fd2337a497d85dd28ff986a6831Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:21:56 GMTLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is promising that the "coward" who set off explosions outside two Las Cruces churches will be caught.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d76f9fd2337a497d85dd28ff986a68312 women dead from suspected drug overdoses at music festhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88eb63326b0d42f6a36220c36d70900bMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:21:07 GMTPOMONA, Calif. (AP) — Two women died from suspected drug overdoses at a popular weekend music festival, prompting calls for an investigation and concern over the use of narcotics at youth-oriented events.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88eb63326b0d42f6a36220c36d70900bGOP candidates woo donors, Koch warns government must shrinkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d2ede4152d742419a089cf1d710ac54Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:36:29 GMTDANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Five Republican presidential candidates wooed donors at a weekend retreat where billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if conservatives don't rally others to their cause by demanding a smaller, less-intrusive governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d2ede4152d742419a089cf1d710ac54Greece: Stock market reopens with 22 percent losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6583822e0f264699ace56383a66eacd8Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:02:27 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Shares on the Athens Stock Exchange are suffering huge losses of over 22 percent after the market reopened for the first time in more than a month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6583822e0f264699ace56383a66eacd8Mets hit 3 homers in 5 pitches to sweep Nationals, 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1089d54ac4ae40138e6f9b01d318328fMon, 03 Aug 2015 05:02:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — As the clock ticked past 11 p.m. and "Moondance" by Van Morrison practically wafted through the ballpark, young children ran around the bases as part of a family-friendly promotion normally reserved for Sunday afternoons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1089d54ac4ae40138e6f9b01d318328fClosing ceremonies held for Los Angeles Special Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f808e1f3bf1146e09789bfcf1ff86076Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:01:20 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of athletes said goodbye to Los Angeles on Sunday in an emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics marked by cheers, tears and pride.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f808e1f3bf1146e09789bfcf1ff86076IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by dopinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2332f7e4c14e31b92e42a0264034bdMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:09:05 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2332f7e4c14e31b92e42a0264034bdActivists: Syria warplane crashes, killing and wounding manyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8236ba3941564defb526cbf4b9c1b68eMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:45:08 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Activists say air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha has killed and wounded dozens of people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8236ba3941564defb526cbf4b9c1b68ePro-Bush super PAC received $1M from Florida power companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/786409ae144c4227a2fd4e302e535851Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:33:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/786409ae144c4227a2fd4e302e535851Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/878115e2c994491486670faa860fc61bMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:01:22 GMT"Climate change is not a problem for another generation. Not anymore." — President Barack Obama in a video posted to Facebook.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/878115e2c994491486670faa860fc61bManhunt continues for suspect in officer's fatal shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/619c2f00fd2644c1904be9b94ed9d884Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:25:31 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Monday for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer during a drug deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/619c2f00fd2644c1904be9b94ed9d884Water & farmers: Things to know about AP-GfK drought pollhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/088ae88e6f4e4904b5dd0f0a862224e9Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:16:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds most Americans think of water as a limited resource that can be depleted if people use too much. When asked to rate priorities when water is scarce during a drought, more said agriculture should be a top or high priority over residential needs, wildlife and industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/088ae88e6f4e4904b5dd0f0a862224e9Explosions shock congregants at 2 New Mexico churcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8fe3df3bd8745239d8c862328d4bacaMon, 03 Aug 2015 04:14:25 GMTLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A pair of small explosions just 20 minutes and a few miles apart shocked congregants Sunday morning at two churches in southern New Mexico.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8fe3df3bd8745239d8c862328d4bacaChina bureau probing controversial Shaolin Temple abbothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61f31b12d0b548e2a556898778434551Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:53:14 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating allegations of misbehavior made online against the controversial abbot of China's famed Shaolin Temple.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61f31b12d0b548e2a556898778434551Son demotes dad in battle for control of S. Korean retailerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eefb25b477b452889989409ae3592baMon, 03 Aug 2015 08:14:24 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A family battle for control of South Korea's largest retailer has erupted in public after the group's 92-year-old founder was demoted to a powerless role in the business by his youngest son.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eefb25b477b452889989409ae3592baAnalysis: US-Turkey deal on Syria a big gamblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/797f508a9f6b4257bfa0adf07d26cffaMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:13:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are both taking a big gamble as they agree to work together against the Islamic State group militants in Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/797f508a9f6b4257bfa0adf07d26cffaSaudi king leaves France after 8 days of beach controversyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52b753740b0c4919bdf256f6a18adeb8Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:55:09 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Saudi king's visit to his family's French Riviera mansion is over after eight days of controversy surrounding the public beach that was closed at his arrival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52b753740b0c4919bdf256f6a18adeb8Year later, AP reporter recalls origins of Ferguson movementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb90bf476164e60b5bdd434dc05d8fdMon, 03 Aug 2015 05:24:06 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE — A year ago, most Americans had never heard of the St. Louis suburb called Ferguson. But after a white police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old in the street, the name of the middle-class community became virtually a household word. From the first hours after Michael Brown's death, Associated Press reporter Jim Salter watched as a neighborhood protest launched a national movement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb90bf476164e60b5bdd434dc05d8fdRauner signs bill requiring airport breast-feeding roomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73675aca56dc4e1aaf7a73414d27315dMon, 03 Aug 2015 04:57:43 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Breastfeeding at Chicago's two major airports and others in Illinois will soon be easier under a new law endorsed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73675aca56dc4e1aaf7a73414d27315dHSBC profit rises 10 percent, bank selling Brazil unithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00a55cf5474b4c399e50018f6f654db7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:27:53 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — HSBC Holdings PLC, Europe's biggest bank, said Monday that strong performance in Asia helped to boost first-half profit by 10 percent. The bank also announced the sale of its Brazil business for $5.2 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00a55cf5474b4c399e50018f6f654db7Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leavehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9823c003989a4b3abd8e1a9481cb4f90Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:53:58 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9823c003989a4b3abd8e1a9481cb4f90Wildfire raging north of San Francisco threatens homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21239eef90a24042b51651cddf732ba9Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:17:12 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires blazing in several Western states Sunday chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California where dozens are raging and setting off evacuations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21239eef90a24042b51651cddf732ba9Loyd starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e00cca5fc316471093342234c1764907Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:23:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuisances of the WNBA.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e00cca5fc316471093342234c1764907What's going on with American Pharoah after Haskell winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a83de3bfbe8447fca52e10bb2bf7e56aMon, 03 Aug 2015 06:55:35 GMTOCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a83de3bfbe8447fca52e10bb2bf7e56aLEADING OFF: Price Jays debut; Burnett to doc; Cubs-Pirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dd648903a754d1793ce701be308f67dMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:14:34 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dd648903a754d1793ce701be308f67dAsian stocks fall on weak Chinese manufacturing, oil slumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e64717655954be3b084210bd34ff085Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:21:54 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday on weaker Chinese manufacturing and lower oil prices as investors looked ahead to U.S. data on factory output and employment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e64717655954be3b084210bd34ff085AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless packagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70d2540285c94010bc99e06b823817baMon, 03 Aug 2015 04:22:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to broaden its offerings following its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV about a week ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70d2540285c94010bc99e06b823817baAfghan government says it won't separately deal with Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d1516f9fa9e4185bcb70172a451f61fMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:05:00 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government addressed the growing leadership crisis in the Taliban for the first time Monday, saying it will not deal with the militant group separately from other "armed opposition" in the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d1516f9fa9e4185bcb70172a451f61f5 things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18bd736672784bb794bd4aec4c6512d8Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:25:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18bd736672784bb794bd4aec4c6512d8Raging Northern California wildfires prompt evacuationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d79f3f4ce06c45c6b645121ff95dd494Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:30:08 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by Northern California wildfires Monday, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d79f3f4ce06c45c6b645121ff95dd494Drivers weigh in on Uber boom in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/662669ffebd841da85e2f3304bd8f4c4Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:52:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — On a muggy summer evening, a woman stood on a midtown Manhattan street corner and switched between raising her hand for a taxi and glancing at her phone, possibly for an Uber car.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/662669ffebd841da85e2f3304bd8f4c4Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8802b93a22d247fe98c3e37f5346d098Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:12:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8802b93a22d247fe98c3e37f5346d098Contending teams can never have too many relievershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/454e464e5afc49468c78894c6786920fMon, 03 Aug 2015 07:13:29 GMTThe Kansas City Royals made it look all so easy in 2014. With their bullpen trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland, the Royals were almost unbeatable when they had the lead in the seventh inning or later.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/454e464e5afc49468c78894c6786920fSEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/625306190503486398611b018e816472Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:07:01 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/625306190503486398611b018e816472Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want morehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b007f3bafdab487ebf7f9ad20552fca1Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:03:38 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b007f3bafdab487ebf7f9ad20552fca1Advocates fear more impunity in Mexico photographer killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f22a8c61180d43c48a64274209d3649eMon, 03 Aug 2015 04:13:24 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — With an investigation barely underway, Mexican journalist protection groups are already expressing fears that authorities won't consider the brutal killing of a photojournalist as being related to his work — even though he fled the state he covered fearing for his safety.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f22a8c61180d43c48a64274209d3649eDemocrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64ee7f8bd30343e591d6205c7132c450Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:21:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64ee7f8bd30343e591d6205c7132c450AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b1330e6343b45bd96181d552731c172Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:28:05 GMTBeijing was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty 44-40 in a surprisingly close vote to take the games back to the city that hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. The Chinese capital — the first city to host both the winter and summer games — was seen by the International Olympic Committee as a secure, reliable choice that also offered vast commercial opportunities in a new winter sports market of more than 300 million people in northern China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b1330e6343b45bd96181d552731c172