FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Jul 2014 06:24:38 -07001 killed, 65 hurt in Turkish tanker truck blast, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in southeast Turkey, killing one person and injuring at least 65 others.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 11:31:19 GMTUS consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustries, 22 Jul 2014 12:55:46 GMTCalifornia firm issues nationwide fruit recall, Calif. (AP) — A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.aBusinessGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:07:48 GMTAmerican Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIsraelLos AngelesCaliforniaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 11:54:30 GMT11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die, Nigeria (AP) — Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaCameroonAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 13:09:30 GMTDutch PM: 1st victims should be home Wednesday HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister says his government aims to have the first bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 back in the Netherlands on Wednesday.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashGovernment and politicsEventsNetherlandsUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 11:45:20 GMTLibrary honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize (AP) — The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrity, 22 Jul 2014 11:31:35 GMTComcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated.htBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate news, 22 Jul 2014 11:28:30 GMTDriver stops to help ducklings, gets $100 ticket, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $100 ticket.aGeneral newsOdditiesNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 12:16:20 GMTLegal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the Museum of History and Industry.aGeneral newsMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:18:00 GMTCambodian political rivals say agreement reached PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's yearlong political deadlock appeared to be resolved Tuesday as Prime Minister Hun Sen and his rivals agreed on political reforms and the opposition agreed in turn to end its boycott of parliament.SOPHENG CHEANGiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsBoycottsGeneral electionsElectionsPolitical and civil unrestCambodiaPhnom PenhSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 13:17:23 GMTAmid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine.iBusinessGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsFranceRussiaEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 11:16:21 GMTT-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride (AP) — Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiOdditiesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityGovernment and politicsSouth AfricaJohannesburgAfricaSouthern Africa, 22 Jul 2014 11:54:30 GMTCredit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case (AP) — Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case.iBusinessGeneral newsTax evasionCrimeFinancial performanceCorporate newsSwitzerlandZurichUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 11:56:10 GMTTurkey: police detained for 'spying' and wiretaps, Turkey (AP) — Istanbul's chief prosecutor says dozens of police officers have been detained on suspicion of spying and of illegally wiretapping government officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the head of the Turkish intelligence agency.iGeneral newsEspionageArrestsCrimeLaw and orderTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 12:22:24 GMTTrains collide in South Korea; 1 dead, dozens hurt, South Korea (AP) — Two passenger trains collided head-on in eastern South Korea on Tuesday, killing one passenger and injuring dozens, officials said.JUNG-YOON CHOIiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 11:13:55 GMTGermany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos (AP) — The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it in their countries.KIRSTEN GRIESHABERiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestIslamGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityReligionFranceGermanyBerlinItalyPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 12:17:35 GMTMcDonald's profit slips; US sales decline BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:04:04 GMTWard scheduled for court on assault charge (AP) — Broncos safety T.J. Ward is scheduled to be in court for charges stemming from an incident at a strip club.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballArrestsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFootballLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 12:33:13 GMTVine star Mendes finds breakthrough on pop charts YORK (AP) — Six seconds isn't a long time, but Vine superstar Shawn Mendes made the time count when posting cover songs on the social media platform.MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentSocial mediaOnline mediaMedia, 22 Jul 2014 12:49:05 GMTEgypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks (AP) — The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestDiplomacyCease firesInternational relationsEgyptPalestinian territoriesIsraelCairoMiddle EastGaza StripUnited StatesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:04:18 GMTCrash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.SERGEI CHUZAVKOVJOHN-THOR DAHLBURGiGeneral newsInternational incidentsAccidentsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestInternational relationsAccidents and disastersTransportationForeign policyGovernment policyLocal governmentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUkraineKharkivMoscowRussiaEuropeNetherlandsBrusselsFranceMalaysiaEastern EuropeWestern EuropeBelgiumSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 12:47:21 GMTSaudi stock market to allow foreign investment, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has approved opening the country's stock market to foreign investors next year.iBusinessGeneral newsSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 12:06:32 GMTTop seeds Cirstea, Svitolina win openers in Baku, Azerbaijan (AP) — Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in the Baku Cup on Tuesday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsAzerbaijanBakuJapanEastern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 11:33:38 GMTJakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election, Indonesia (AP) — The final tally in Indonesia's presidential election shows that Jakarta governor Joko Widodo has won with 53 percent of the vote.iGeneral newsState electionsGovernment and politicsElectionsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Jul 2014 11:11:21 GMTVerizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent YORK (AP) — Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless.PETER SVENSSONhtBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsTelecommunicationsIndustries, 22 Jul 2014 12:54:35 GMTChina's typhoon toll rises to 46 dead, 25 missing (AP) — The death toll from the strongest typhoon to slam into China's south in decades has risen to 46, with 25 other people still missing, the government said Tuesday.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherTyphoon Rammasun 2014Natural disastersStormsAccidents and disastersEventsTaiwanChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 12:59:05 GMTCourt rules France responsible in toxic algae case (AP) — A French court has found the state responsible for the 2009 death of a horse on a Brittany beach killed by toxic algae.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsAnimalsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 13:14:17 GMTCIT Group buying OneWest Bank in $3.4B deal YORK (AP) — CIT Group will buy privately owned OneWest Bank in a $3.4 billion cash-and-stock deal.fBusinessCorporate stockCorporate news, 22 Jul 2014 11:24:14 GMTUS consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June, reflecting biggest jump in gasoline in 12 months (AP) — US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June, reflecting biggest jump in gasoline in 12 months.wBusinessGeneral news, 22 Jul 2014 12:31:58 GMTMarlboro maker Altria's 2Q profit stays flat, Va. (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria Group posted flat second-quarter earnings Tuesday as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.fBusinessCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureRichmondUnited StatesVirginiaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 12:45:22 GMT'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con ANGELES (AP) — Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X.DERRIK J. LANGhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalVirtual reality technologyEventsTechnologySan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 12:51:39 GMTPutin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do "everything in its power" to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kiev and the West of escalating the conflict in the region.Associated PressiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsRussiaMalaysiaEastern EuropeEuropeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 12:35:50 GMTDetroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide (AP) — A year after filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is building momentum to get out, especially after workers and retirees voted in favor of major pension changes just a few weeks before a judge holds a crucial trial that could end the largest public filing in U.S. history.aBusinessGeneral newsBankruptcy figuresGovernment pensions and social securityState governmentsEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:12:58 GMTClosings set in Ventura's suit over sniper's book PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Closing arguments are set in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 11:37:02 GMTIraq Christians flee Mosul after militant threats, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul after Islamic extremists seized it described Tuesday leaving behind all the possessions, as politicians in the country still struggle to form a government following recent elections.MAEVA BAMBUCKSAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsMilitant groupsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestElectionsChristianityGovernment and politicsGovernment transitionsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLocal governmentsNational governmentsIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 12:47:45 GMTHopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement (AP) — For Myra James, the process of going to the gynecologist is now too much to bear.JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsHealthWomen's healthCrimeBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 11:35:33 GMTMd. parents allegedly locked up autistic twin sons (AP) — Police in Maryland say a couple kept their autistic, 22-year-old twin sons locked in a basement room with no furniture and only a tiny window for light.wGeneral newsDevelopmental disordersDiseases and conditionsHealth, 22 Jul 2014 12:14:23 GMTIsraeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets along the coastal area. Diplomatic efforts intensified to end the two week war that has killed more than 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.TIA GOLDENBERGKARIN LAUBiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesMilitant groupsWar and unrestDiplomacyWar casualtiesMissing personsCease firesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesEgyptIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastGazaQatarNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 12:06:03 GMTCoke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand remained weak for Diet Coke in North America.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsNorth AmericaAtlantaGeorgiaUnited States, 22 Jul 2014 12:44:05 GMTAltria 2Q profit stays flat, Va. (AP) — Altria Group (MO) on Tuesday reported net income that stayed flat in its second quarter. The results matched analysts' expectations.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 11:48:33 GMTJakarta governor wins Indonesian election, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, won the country's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results showed Tuesday.NINIEK KARMINIALI KOTARUMALOSiGeneral newsElectionsGovernment and politicsNational electionsVotingIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Jul 2014 12:33:49 GMTDuPont 2Q profit climbs 3.9 percent, Del. (AP) — DuPont Co. (DD) on Tuesday reported net income that climbed by 3.9 percent in its second quarter, matching analyst expectations.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsWilmingtonDelawareUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 12:34:26 GMTChina ex-officials see reprisals for baring abuses (AP) — A former Chinese official who publicly accused Communist Party investigators of physically abusing him has been detained, and a second who complained of brutality said authorities are investigating him.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsMunicipal governmentsLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 12:33:39 GMTMcDonald's 2Q profit falls 0.7 percent BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's Corp. (MCD) on Tuesday reported earnings that declined by 0.7 percent in its second quarter, and missed analysts' expectations.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate news, 22 Jul 2014 12:24:59 GMTOil gains further on concerns over Ukraine, Gaza price of oil rose above $103 a barrel Tuesday on persisting jitters over the situation in Gaza, the standoff over the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine and expectations of a fall in U.S. crude inventories.PABLO GORONDIaBusinessGeneral newsPricesCommodity marketsFinancial marketsEconomyIsraelUkraineGaza StripUnited StatesMiddle EastEastern EuropeEuropePalestinian territoriesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 12:55:25 GMTParents of abducted girls, escapees meet president, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with many parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.BASHIR ADIGUNMICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsKidnappingGovernment and politicsCrimeNigeriaAbujaWest AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 13:13:41 GMTJames Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid (AP) — After scoring the most goals of any player at the World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday.HAROLD HECKLEsSports2014 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupMen's soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportsInternational soccerProfessional soccerSpainMonacoColombiaWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Jul 2014 13:06:15 GMTLawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success (AP) — A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether it can just do the basics.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureGovernment programsImmigration policyLegislationVeteransPolitical partiesImmigrationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary affairsMilitary and defensePolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 12:06:04 GMTCoke 2Q profit falls 3 percent (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. (KO) on Tuesday reported earnings that declined by 3 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 12:10:49 GMT