FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Aug 2016 08:02:28 -07:00Iraqi defense minister gets no-confidence vote, 25 Aug 2016 14:50:37 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's minister of defense has received a no-confidence vote from parliament just as Iraqi forces retook a key northern town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. police free man questioned in deadly fire, no charge, 25 Aug 2016 14:41:19 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a man they were questioning about a fire that killed an infant, two children and a man has been released without charge. stabbed, bit husband for drinking her beer, police say, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:10 GMTUNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman stabbed her husband with scissors because he drank one of her beers while she slept. US 30-year mortgage rate unchanged at 3.43 percent, 25 Aug 2016 14:12:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates didn't budge this week, remaining at historically low levels that continue to lure prospective home buyers. Latest: Georgia groups send supplies to Louisiana, 25 Aug 2016 14:12:15 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year, 25 Aug 2016 14:04:10 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful painkiller fentanyl again rose sharply and pushed the total overdose fatalities to a record high, the state reported Thursday. disbands Olympic committee after troubles in Rio, 25 Aug 2016 14:10:53 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The National Olympic Committee of Kenya was disbanded by the government on Thursday and an investigation launched into alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Games. Latest: Kerry praises Colombia peace deal, 25 Aug 2016 14:42:57 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local): drift between small gains and losses on Wall Street, 25 Aug 2016 14:35:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly unchanged in morning trading Thursday as investors sift through a handful of earnings reports. Several companies including HP and Dollar General fell after their results disappointed investors. Senate starts impeachment trial of President Rousseff, 25 Aug 2016 14:55:05 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Thursday began deliberating whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a pall over a nation in the midst of a severe recession. clinics run by SSM to include birth control, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:28 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The nonprofit Catholic organization SSM Health says it will provide birth control pills at 26 clinics inside St. Louis-area Walgreens stores that it began operating Thursday. suspends Texas A&M chapter after student's death, 25 Aug 2016 14:24:07 GMTCOLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The Sigma Nu fraternity has suspended all activities of its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death by drug overdose of a member last weekend. drives through store after refused gift card purchases, 25 Aug 2016 14:55:12 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Employees of an Oregon grocery store are cleaning up after a police say a woman drove her SUV into the store and down the aisles. to get ready for your VW payout, 25 Aug 2016 14:58:36 GMTLoyal owners of Volkswagen diesel cars understandably felt betrayed when they learned the German automaker had rigged the testing process to bypass U.S. emissions standards. But many are having a change of heart after learning how much VW will pay them to turn in their cars. Kurdish rebels attack soldiers guarding party leader, 25 Aug 2016 14:21:09 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels opened fire Thursday at security forces protecting a convoy of vehicles carrying Turkey's main opposition party leader in the northeast, wounding three soldiers, Turkey's interior minister said. Latest: More growth for central California wildfire, 25 Aug 2016 14:39:38 GMTSAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): moves, tepid gains: Have central banks met their limit?, 25 Aug 2016 13:57:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The world's key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more. Latest: Italian quake survivors retrieve what they can, 25 Aug 2016 14:13:01 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): Latest: Trump meets with participants in GOP program, 25 Aug 2016 14:49:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):, and the president, get a virtual-reality treatment, 25 Aug 2016 14:28:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park. burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts, 25 Aug 2016 14:57:24 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe. in Saudi Arabia for talks on Yemen, Syria conflicts, 25 Aug 2016 14:40:50 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Saudi King Salman in the Red Sea city of Jiddah on Thursday ahead of wider talks focusing on the conflicts in Yemen, Syria and Libya with other Gulf Arab officials.'s chance for points as Hamilton expects grid penalty, 25 Aug 2016 14:31:58 GMTSPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — While Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton expects to swallow a severe grid penalty at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg hopes to take advantage. Confederate flags stolen from Georgia cemetery, 25 Aug 2016 14:40:48 GMTBRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Police near Georgia's coast are investigating the thefts of 70 Confederate flags from the graves of soldiers who fought in the American Civil War., and President Obama, head into virtual reality, 25 Aug 2016 14:32:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park. to remove cottage on site once owned by founding father, 25 Aug 2016 13:58:05 GMTMOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — The National Park Service wants to demolish a run-down cottage at a South Carolina plantation once owned by one of the nation's founding fathers. company fights to seal documents about strip searches, 25 Aug 2016 14:51:21 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America wants to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claims female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating. mixed, livestock mixed, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. business confidence drops unexpectedly, survey shows, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:11 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both their current and future situations darkened following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a survey showed Thursday. Miami 'cocaine cowboy' finds redemption with love locks, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:06 GMTNORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — When he was one of Miami's notorious "cocaine cowboys" in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions of dollars flying loads of drugs for Colombia's Medellin and Cali cartels. Latest: Negotiator urges vote for peace deal, 25 Aug 2016 14:35:01 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local): girl dropped off at wrong bus stop all alone, 25 Aug 2016 14:31:44 GMTSUITLAND, Md. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl in Prince George's County was dropped off at the wrong bus stop all alone after her first day of school. administration pushing state-run retirement plans, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has finalized a new rule intended to encourage states to set up their own retirement plans. Right Now: Stocks are slightly lower in early trade, 25 Aug 2016 14:19:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):, priest and past quake survivors escape death in Italy, 25 Aug 2016 14:00:54 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Among the survivors of the devastating earthquake that struck central Italy on Wednesday are nuns, priests and a lucky few who also escaped unscathed from earlier quakes. Some witnessed their houses collapse into debris and dust, while the homes of others are still standing but deemed too unsafe to live in. of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:35 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access. LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanic, 25 Aug 2016 13:56:19 GMTNORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive comments, this time by saying photos he's collected of drug dealers arrested in the state show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic. Gaston weakens to tropical storm in the Atlantic, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:17 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Gaston has weakened to a tropical storm in the Atlantic. 30 demonstrators in London protest French burkini ban, 25 Aug 2016 14:27:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — Some 30 demonstrators have gathered in London to protest local French bans of the body-covering burkini swimsuit. 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed, 25 Aug 2016 14:45:46 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it. boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price, 25 Aug 2016 14:09:54 GMTMylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has climbed more than 600 percent over the past decade. Latest: 4.3-magnitude aftershock hits Italian town, 25 Aug 2016 13:37:29 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): says Burundians don't want presidential term limits, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:22 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A government-backed commission in Burundi says the majority of Burundians want presidential term limits removed from the country's constitution. damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan temples, 25 Aug 2016 13:46:19 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — It was a time of conquest and conversions. Above all, it was a time of construction, on a scale never seen before. Over 250 years, from the 11th century onwards, the rulers of Bagan built more than 10,000 magnificent religious monuments. boy drowns while vacationing in Florida with family, 25 Aug 2016 14:27:56 GMTDESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 14-year-old Virginia boy drowned while vacationing with his family in the Florida Panhandle. Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donors, 25 Aug 2016 13:59:10 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living donor. calls snap military drills, raising concern in Poland, 25 Aug 2016 14:45:02 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian Sea, the defense ministry said on Thursday. Korea missile test adds to 'Military First' celebration, 25 Aug 2016 14:45:53 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful — and potentially game-changing — submarine-launched ballistic missile test it hopes will serve as a warning to Washington and Seoul to stop holding joint military exercises Pyongyang sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion., technology industries clash over talking cars, 25 Aug 2016 14:55:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Automakers say cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road. revises Q2 growth estimate upward to 0.8 percent, 25 Aug 2016 14:53:53 GMTMADRID (AP) — Officials have revised Spain's quarterly economic growth figure for the April-June period upward, from 0.7 percent to 0.8 percent, welcome news for a country in its eighth month without a fully functioning government.