FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Jan 2017 03:59:04 -08:00Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced out, 20 Jan 2017 11:46:15 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) —  Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country, West African officials said. campaign to-do list, Trump team coy about his plans, 20 Jan 2017 11:28:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it. Latest: Romanians fear worst for nurse in avalanche, 20 Jan 2017 10:17:41 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):, Strycova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup against Spain, 20 Jan 2017 11:15:52 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova will lead defending champion Czech Republic against Spain in the first round of Fed Cup. leader turned peacemaker McGuinness announces retirement, 20 Jan 2017 11:42:56 GMTLONDON (AP) — Allies and political opponents paid tribute Friday to Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army commander-turned-peacemaker who is stepping down as one of Northern Ireland's most influential politicians. Latest: Evans has best Grand Slam result, beats Tomic, 20 Jan 2017 10:03:37 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local): says isle name on 2018 Olympic website 'unacceptable.", 20 Jan 2017 09:05:51 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says it is "unacceptable" that the official website for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics refers to disputed isles in the Sea of Japan under the South Korean name "Dokdo." promises Trump made for his first day, 20 Jan 2017 08:46:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a "contract" detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump's familiar signature and a blank space for voters to sign. Latest: Early risers head to Mall for Trump's inaugural, 20 Jan 2017 11:42:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times local): Bello leads in Abu Dhabi midway through 2nd round, 20 Jan 2017 09:07:01 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rafa Cabrera Bello birdied his final three holes to shoot a 6-under 66 Friday and take a two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome, 20 Jan 2017 08:56:38 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace. Navy removes WWII bomb from River Thames in London, 20 Jan 2017 10:04:19 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy has removed a suspected World War II bomb whose discovery in the River Thames shut down a chunk of central London. man dies at 2022 World Cup stadium site in Qatar, 20 Jan 2017 09:53:04 GMTA British man has died working on World Cup stadium building site in Qatar, where construction conditions have come under sharp scrutiny since the country was awarded the 2022 soccer tournament. sportswear brand makes inroads in tennis world, 20 Jan 2017 10:46:17 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Svetlana Kuznetsova has a different look than most tennis players. And it's not just all the tattoos. Black Lives Matter protest leads to lawsuit, 20 Jan 2017 10:45:28 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland, saying they were discriminated against at a protest by a coalition associated with the Black Lives Matter movement during the annual vigil commemorating the singer's death. head of southern fleet appointed to lead China's navy, 20 Jan 2017 10:19:11 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's increasingly powerful navy received a new commander on Friday with the appointment of the former head of the southern fleet responsible for securing the disputed South China Sea. IS destroys part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyra, 20 Jan 2017 08:50:12 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state run news agency says the Islamic State group has destroyed parts of the Roman amphitheater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra. shares steady ahead of Trump's inauguration, 20 Jan 2017 09:12:29 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Global shares were steady in cautious trading Friday ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China's report that its economy grew at a 6.8 percent pace in October-December was in line with expectations. Things to Know for Today, 20 Jan 2017 11:17:13 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: continues at Italian hotel hit by avalanche, 20 Jan 2017 08:44:10 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews continued to dig by hand Friday through meters of snow and debris in the search for some 30 people trapped inside a remote Italian mountain resort flattened by a huge avalanche following a series of strong earthquakes. Latest: Turkey says Syria settlement needs Assad, 20 Jan 2017 10:58:28 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): radio that 5 people believed alive in avalanche hotel, request rescue helicopters, 20 Jan 2017 10:50:23 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Police radio that 5 people believed alive in avalanche hotel, request rescue helicopters. inaugural tradition _ prayer _ under fire over Trump, 20 Jan 2017 08:52:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For years, the Washington National Cathedral, an Episcopal parish with a dual role as a civic gathering place, has hosted a prayer service for the newly sworn-in president. But keeping the tradition this year has caused an uproar among Episcopalians opposed to President-elect Donald Trump.$43M verdict upheld for duo exonerated in LI teen's slaying, 20 Jan 2017 11:37:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a $43 million jury verdict against a Long Island county after DNA evidence exonerated three men who had been convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a teenager in 1984. Latest: In Davos, refugees make case for global mobility, 20 Jan 2017 10:51:34 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):'s Hammond: Trump creates new uncertainty for Europe, 20 Jan 2017 10:21:32 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Britain's treasury chief says Donald Trump's accession to the U.S. presidency is likely to create even more uncertainty for Europe than his country's unprecedented departure from the EU. Latest: Consistent Nishikori into 4th round in Melbourne, 20 Jan 2017 11:11:35 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local):, Trump supporters clash outside 'DeploraBall', 20 Jan 2017 10:35:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters and supporters of President-elect Donald Trump clashed outside a pro-Trump event in Washington the night before his inauguration. Police used chemical spray on some protesters in an effort to control the unruly crowd. state TV says Islamic State group has destroyed part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyra, 20 Jan 2017 08:41:13 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says Islamic State group has destroyed part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyra., Wawrinka advance to 4th round at Australian Open, 20 Jan 2017 11:33:03 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray showed no signs of trouble with his sore ankle as he advanced to the Round of 16 at the Australian Open for the ninth straight year, avoiding any chance of an upset against Sam Querrey. political elites revel in Trump's inauguration, 20 Jan 2017 11:25:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public excitement. Haram attacks camp bombed by Nigeria's air force, 20 Jan 2017 10:34:44 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists attacked a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria just days after Nigeria's air force bombed it, witnesses said Friday, as reports emerged that the death toll from the bombing could be as high as 170. Pilot certified 21 days before Lake Erie plane crash, 20 Jan 2017 11:44:34 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The pilot of a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month received his certification to fly that type of aircraft just 21 days before the fatal crash, according to the National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report. Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags, 20 Jan 2017 10:14:00 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of auto makers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators. drug kingpin "El Chapo" to appear in US courtroom, 20 Jan 2017 09:43:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious drug kingpins, is finally headed for a court date the United States sought for two decades while he made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run in Mexico. 2,000 trapped overnight as snow cuts off highways, 20 Jan 2017 09:30:00 GMTMADRID (AP) — Authorities say some 2,000 people were trapped overnight in vehicles as heavy snowfall cut off several roads in eastern Spain. official says 2 foreign insurgents arrested in raid, 20 Jan 2017 09:19:40 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says four Taliban have been killed and two insurgents, with suspected ties to the jihadist group the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, arrested in a raid in northern Afghanistan., target of Trump jabs, meeting Trump at Capitol, 20 Jan 2017 08:55:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and John Roberts are not likely to rehash Trump's criticism of the chief justice when they meet outside the Capitol at noon. 30 percent of Aleppo's ancient city destroyed, 20 Jan 2017 11:46:47 GMTPARIS (AP) — UNESCO says about a third of the ancient city of Aleppo has been destroyed during the war in Syria. IS destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyra, 20 Jan 2017 10:08:16 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants destroyed a landmark ancient Roman monument and parts of the theater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra, the government and opposition monitoring groups said Friday. crosses 10-million population threshold, 20 Jan 2017 09:20:29 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities say the Scandinavian country on Friday has statistically crossed the 10-million population threshold, saying mainly migration and more birth than deaths contribute to the population growth.'s growth in 2016 slumps as Trump trade struggle looms, 20 Jan 2017 09:57:16 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth sank to a three-decade low in 2016 as its struggling exporters brace for a possible trade battle with President-elect Donald Trump. for Nigeria military chief to stop intimidating press, 20 Jan 2017 10:27:53 GMTABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army chief must stop intimidating a news website and drop defamation charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. denies pardon request for former Alabama governor, 20 Jan 2017 11:23:53 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Barack Obama has denied a clemency petition from former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who is nearing the end of a prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice. with knife attacks in Paris rail system, flees, 20 Jan 2017 11:45:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — Police say a man armed with a knife attacked passengers in the Paris rail system seemingly at random, before fleeing into the night. reported alive in rubble of alpine hotel hit by avalanche, 20 Jan 2017 11:19:35 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescuers said five people were found alive in the rubble of an Italian hotel Friday, two days after an avalanche tore through the ski resort. Latest: 5 believed alive in Italy avalanche hotel, 20 Jan 2017 10:55:23 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local): killed, 15 hurt after car strikes pedestrians in Melbourne, 20 Jan 2017 11:37:02 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A man with a history of mental health and drug abuse issues drove into a street crowded with pedestrians in Australia's second-largest city on Friday, killing at least four people, including a child, and injuring around 15 others, police said. of inauguration events Friday, 20 Jan 2017 08:49:03 GMTTimeline of Friday's events as Donald Trump is inaugurated president of the United States (all times EST): planning to disrupt Donald Trump's big day, 20 Jan 2017 11:46:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority of those expected in Washington on Friday will be there to celebrate, some protesters say their plan is to do their best to disrupt the day.