FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:05:55 -08:00Iraq's military says troops now have 'full control' of eastern Mosul after routing IS from that part of the cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a7c0d1e09b446bbb13638190b1b8f72Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:02:24 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's military says troops now have 'full control' of eastern Mosul after routing IS from that part of the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a7c0d1e09b446bbb13638190b1b8f723 large earthquakes hit central Italy in an hourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35fae78e569d4392abada27be8a4fa89Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:31:57 GMTROME (AP) — A series of three strong earthquakes hit central Italy in the space of an hour Wednesday, shaking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last year and has been buried under more than a meter (three feet) of snow in recent days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35fae78e569d4392abada27be8a4fa89Israeli Arab, policeman killed amid clashes over demolitionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/821cb534412e4bf7bb90bced0b65d0a7Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:39:14 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Arab rammed his vehicle into a group of police officers on Wednesday, killing one of them before he was shot dead during clashes in southern Israel, police said, while local residents accused the police of using excessive force, saying the man lost control of his vehicle after he was shot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/821cb534412e4bf7bb90bced0b65d0a7The Latest: Serbia says most migrants won't move to shelterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc28938214eb4dcd85e110429e934a3aWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:52:55 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc28938214eb4dcd85e110429e934a3aSuspect in Florida officer's killing captured after manhunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6d27beda0448eba2ce32b2958618cdWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:39:50 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man wanted in the fatal shootings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando police officer was wearing body armor and had two handguns when he was arrested at an abandoned house, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6d27beda0448eba2ce32b2958618cdVideo of giant alligator draws crowds to Florida preservehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c56fd3fd0d4a3a9e6899fc2e8e75adWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:36:45 GMTLAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Video of a massive alligator caught walking through a Florida nature reserve in front of stunned onlookers has prompted crowds of people hoping to catch their own glimpse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c56fd3fd0d4a3a9e6899fc2e8e75adThe Latest: Shortness of breath prompts Bush hospital visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/926dd00e2c224452833a49157649cb82Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:28:31 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/926dd00e2c224452833a49157649cb82The Latest: Murray turns ankle during win, appears to be OKhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0daf480238d445f8663f04ca71e5be1Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:53:55 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0daf480238d445f8663f04ca71e5be1Federer extends run of reaching 3rd round to 18 Aussie Openshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24366796cd7d46949fbbc69194ebf3eaWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:57:10 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer relied on his Grand Slam experience during the most important points to beat Noah Rubin 7-5, 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Wednesday, maintaining his record of never failing to reach the third round at the 18 Australian Opens he's contested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24366796cd7d46949fbbc69194ebf3eaGeorge H.W. Bush hospitalized for shortness of breathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29eaf1de027248b5a2177e7fd9f08644Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:42:49 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath and the 92-year-old is responding well to treatments, his spokesman said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29eaf1de027248b5a2177e7fd9f08644Iraq military: Troops have 'full control' of eastern Mosulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f245856476845398f39cd020cd03eadWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:25:20 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's military says government troops are now in "full control" of eastern Mosul after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the northern Iraqi city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f245856476845398f39cd020cd03eadUK disabled bus passenger wins partial court victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de44a3e528d24e39889648a70204bcecWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:13:57 GMTLONDON (AP) — A disabled bus passenger has won a partial victory in a British court after a dispute with a woman who refused to move her baby stroller from a space used to accommodate wheelchairs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de44a3e528d24e39889648a70204bcecGerman monitors say 2 large earthquakes have hit in the area of central Italy that has seen a series of tremorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30710023da3046cd8f59f6ce863ce1e3Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:27:18 GMTROME (AP) — German monitors say 2 large earthquakes have hit in the area of central Italy that has seen a series of tremors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30710023da3046cd8f59f6ce863ce1e3Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nankinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f7b85934b9d4fc1ad510a9a18cd2621Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:22:49 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel's owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f7b85934b9d4fc1ad510a9a18cd2621VW will appeal court order to buy back customer's diesel carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe3e1498b434944b325c6d69e40c350Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:25:28 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says it will appeal a court ruling that it must buy back a German customer's diesel car rigged to cheat on emissions tests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe3e1498b434944b325c6d69e40c350Czechs to miss Tomas Berdych in Davis Cup against Australiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4db51b53a3814acfa4fa75c5ddbea685Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:45:57 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — Tomas Berdych says he won't return to Melbourne next month to play for the Czech Republic in the first round of Davis Cup against Australia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4db51b53a3814acfa4fa75c5ddbea685Greece sells state-owned railway operator to Italian firmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ca06630385a4453a3091505445461deWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:38:54 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's privatization agency has signed a deal to sell the country's state-owned Trainose railway operator to Italian state's Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane for 45 million euros ($48 million).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ca06630385a4453a3091505445461deCharges dropped against teen accused in slaying of rabbihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e25cc9f9b84790865c209ea6c83d87Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:39:13 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a teenager accused of killing a New York rabbi in Miami.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e25cc9f9b84790865c209ea6c83d87Malaysia says OIC will push Myanmar to halt Rohingya crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d44ef1c8d19948a28f50a853c8389a1bWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:32:45 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's foreign minister said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation is expected to call for a halt to violence against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority and for the safe return of refugees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d44ef1c8d19948a28f50a853c8389a1bThe Latest: IMF chief says dealing with inequalities is keyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83db5fade7194c5d8a2b98ee58fda53eWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:55:33 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83db5fade7194c5d8a2b98ee58fda53eHong Kong actor Andy Lau injured while working in Thailandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d17dfb0408b47b58a45c2671e6c9201Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:48:53 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong actor Andy Lau has been injured while working in Thailand.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d17dfb0408b47b58a45c2671e6c920110 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c322dff5d3cb4faeb8a7e8e6a41a7fccWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:42:03 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c322dff5d3cb4faeb8a7e8e6a41a7fccPolanski to preside over French cinema awards ceremonyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4160d23b19f248b985e8f25036c46f39Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:48:57 GMTPARIS (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski will preside over this year's Cesars Awards ceremony, the French equivalent of the Oscars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4160d23b19f248b985e8f25036c46f39China calls on US to bar Taiwan from Trump inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69c707ee78b54730b0ac0b4ce735e243Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:42:33 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday called on the U.S. to bar a Taiwanese delegation from attending Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, underscoring concerns that the incoming president could seek to redefine relations between Beijing, Taipei and Washington.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69c707ee78b54730b0ac0b4ce735e243The Latest: Seppi saves match point, upsets Kyrgios in 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddfdcbac40224b9eacb9e641e9339240Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:45:38 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddfdcbac40224b9eacb9e641e933924033 killed, several dozen injured in explosion at northern Mali camp, local official sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/208ab03749794f9ea9738667a91feb01Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:05:48 GMTGAO, Mali (AP) — 33 killed, several dozen injured in explosion at northern Mali camp, local official says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/208ab03749794f9ea9738667a91feb01526 potential victims in sex abuse case, 248 clubs impactedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18889326d8ac4823931656b56222f749Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:57:53 GMTLONDON (AP) — Police say the number of clubs impacted by British soccer's sprawling child sex abuse scandal has climbed to 248, with 184 suspects and 526 potential victims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18889326d8ac4823931656b56222f749Europe announces changes to Ryder Cup qualifying systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/724ece80a85747059270ba8468ec0c81Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:39:28 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Europe's team for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France will have an extra captain's pick and is set to contain more in-form players following a revamp of the qualifying system in the wake of a big loss to the United States last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/724ece80a85747059270ba8468ec0c816 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney generalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5926695c46814fd0b008019536d2d36fWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:54:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5926695c46814fd0b008019536d2d36fThe Latest: Biden says liberal world order must be defendedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74c378674b8948a49fb58732b362743eWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:49:48 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74c378674b8948a49fb58732b362743eState television: Gambia's Parliament votes to extend leader's term of office for 3 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a604d62578404060b37dda4240f561ebWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:34:28 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — State television: Gambia's Parliament votes to extend leader's term of office for 3 months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a604d62578404060b37dda4240f561ebTurkey official says border wall with Syria near completionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a5d7206e5f74a1290db9672ac8fcfacWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:33:26 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior Turkish official says two-thirds of a border wall to prevent infiltration from Syria has been completed, and that authorities had prevented a few attempts to dig tunnels underneath the wall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a5d7206e5f74a1290db9672ac8fcfacTrump's populism won't work, says former Treasury chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f27652f84a466e8e4dbefe625e0964Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:58:38 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Lawrence Summers, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary, has warned that Donald Trump's threats to firms using Mexico as a manufacturing base will be counterproductive and could lead to the loss of hundreds of thousands of American jobs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f27652f84a466e8e4dbefe625e0964Attack in northern Mali kills 33, injures dozens morehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beb28d4822424574ab924381d4b16a5cWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:34:04 GMTGAO, Mali (AP) — At least 33 people were killed and several dozen injured after an explosives-laden vehicle targeted a camp housing armed groups in northern Mali, a local official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beb28d4822424574ab924381d4b16a5cAttack in northern Mali kills 7, but toll certain to risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e669f78d9d8845fcaec2831b2c5da8daWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:56:43 GMTGAO, Mali (AP) — A doctor in northern Mali says at least seven people have been killed and more than 50 wounded in an attack on an installation for various armed groups, and the toll is certain to rise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e669f78d9d8845fcaec2831b2c5da8daEU migration chief deplores conditions in Greek island campshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0e1e4fd752498e876ad0325da998a8Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:41:45 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Europe's top official for migration is deploring the plight of thousands of refugees and other migrants in camps on Greece's eastern Aegean island of Lesbos who face harsh winter conditions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0e1e4fd752498e876ad0325da998a8Virginia to execute man convicted in family's 2006 slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0410aaa1386d40b6ab1314e805bb7dd6Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:14:00 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is planning to execute a man convicted of killing a well-known family of four in their Richmond home on New Year's Day 2006.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0410aaa1386d40b6ab1314e805bb7dd6Nigeria says warship on way toward Gambia as 'exercise'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76db75d2c48349e59c4688ba1bad5317Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:53:04 GMTABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria confirms one of its warships is heading toward Gambia but calls it a "flag-showing and West Africa training" exercise as the tiny West African nation faces a possible regional military intervention.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76db75d2c48349e59c4688ba1bad5317The Latest: EU president sees 'arduous' task aheadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe9fdb6d7f274a5f93eb3b988d5352e5Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:53:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's decision to leave the European Union (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe9fdb6d7f274a5f93eb3b988d5352e5Boris Johnson says Britain wants free trade deal with Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c70887bd426e4333b5d618bec2c28885Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:26:39 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday that his country would like to forge a free trade agreement with India as it prepares to leave the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c70887bd426e4333b5d618bec2c28885UK, EU take contrasting messages from May's Brexit speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4178716de46149e68e77c3ae6cfcad5dWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:46:45 GMTLONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's promise of a clean but friendly exit from the European Union drew strikingly different responses Wednesday: optimism in Britain, skepticism on the other side of the English Channel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4178716de46149e68e77c3ae6cfcad5dTrump's pick for Commerce has business ties around globehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bd62c7c21e94bf6a267b033f93d61f8Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:26:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Unlike his soon-to-be boss, the choice for commerce secretary has agreed to divorce himself from a vast financial empire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bd62c7c21e94bf6a267b033f93d61f8Gambia's Parliament extends leader's stay in power 3 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddf7fc2b763c429ba5b5403141e8b454Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:47:27 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's Parliament has voted to extend President Yahya Jammeh's term in office for three months, even as his mandate was set to end Thursday, state television said Wednesday. The extension takes effect immediately.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddf7fc2b763c429ba5b5403141e8b454Tourists being evacuated from Gambia as crisis deepenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4593afe73684fb9a7f7abe003df348aWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:31:48 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Special flights were being organized Wednesday to evacuate British and other tourists from Gambia, where the threat of a regional military intervention loomed as the longtime leader refused to give up power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4593afe73684fb9a7f7abe003df348aGerman Greens choose centrist duo for election campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/732aff6a5d434635bf48d3a42122c578Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:57:42 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's traditionally left-leaning Greens have chosen two centrists to lead them into this year's election, in which the party could be a key to forming a new government with or without Chancellor Angela Merkel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/732aff6a5d434635bf48d3a42122c578Syria to send its UN envoy, military delegation to talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b39d93920864666bb3952fb8b875a8bWed, 18 Jan 2017 11:13:47 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syria will send its U.N. ambassador and a military delegation to Russian and Turkish-brokered talks with the armed opposition next week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b39d93920864666bb3952fb8b875a8bInaugural speech is Trump's time to rise to the momenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/233441d8336040cda454ff6e3489d4daWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:30:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Tradition suggests it's time for Donald Trump to set aside the say-anything speaking style and rise to the inaugural moment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/233441d8336040cda454ff6e3489d4daKosovo premier wants Serbia leave aside threatening languagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0e522d4cc8e4c68ad0363f46a845d48Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:14:37 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's prime minister has called on Serbia to refrain from threatening language and turn to dialogue and cooperation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0e522d4cc8e4c68ad0363f46a845d482 large earthquakes hit central Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/347b136c4c024b1a899bad64fddc6278Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:34:09 GMTROME (AP) — Monitors say two earthquakes have hit central Italy in short succession, with tremors felt in the capital, Rome.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/347b136c4c024b1a899bad64fddc6278Police: MLK Day shooting in Miami sparked by gangshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13e2c8a4a3c3473aa85bb0cfc25d0a2fWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:50:07 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Police say rival gangs are to blame for a shooting at a park following the annual Martin Luther King Day Parade in Miami.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13e2c8a4a3c3473aa85bb0cfc25d0a2f