FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:00:17 -07:00UN rights office urges Thailand to free 14 student activistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0655e90314d7440d9d06c173f553a831Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:51:20 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The U.N. human rights office called Tuesday on Thailand to release 14 student activists and drop the charges that were filed against them for holding a peaceful anti-coup rally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0655e90314d7440d9d06c173f553a831Indonesia military transport plane crashes in Medan; 20 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72952b8a5d4f4ee597b09b98b7972717Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:14:38 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed Tuesday into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan, killing at least 20 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72952b8a5d4f4ee597b09b98b7972717Egypt prepares for burial of slain prosecutor generalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5cc8cb1147644cd95b01143cb552c34Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:28:01 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt has deployed heavy security forces across Cairo amid preparations for the burial of the country's prosecutor general, killed in a car bombing the day before — the first assassination of a top Egyptian official in nearly 25 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5cc8cb1147644cd95b01143cb552c34China's ruling Communists recruit fewer membershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6be837f6d683420da5ab0194040a659bTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:17:45 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party recruited almost 15 percent fewer new members last year amid hopes that better-qualified candidates will expand its guiding role in Chinese society.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6be837f6d683420da5ab0194040a659bRioting breaks out after death of man in police custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cce214c7a0ea42728b3e0106d3a1ef4fTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:56:26 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A demonstration against police has erupted into violence in The Hague, with protesters angry at the death in custody of a man over the weekend smashing windows and throwing rocks and fireworks at officers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cce214c7a0ea42728b3e0106d3a1ef4fCrunch time for Greece as IMF debt looms and bailout endshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f8bf7c3ad5246c1840dd9fea14b909aTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:34:57 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday and with it any possible access to the remaining rescue loans it contains that it needs to pay its debts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f8bf7c3ad5246c1840dd9fea14b909aCoal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in airhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e4a076f1f5945bbb3db1ebe5ca76fbaTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:11:13 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions from many power plants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e4a076f1f5945bbb3db1ebe5ca76fbaCourt ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33b3119688e34b509cd6f8d85ea23ba6Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:40:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Groups trying to curb the partisan sculpting of House districts are hoping their Supreme Court victory will prompt more states to create independent commissions to redraw congressional lines.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33b3119688e34b509cd6f8d85ea23ba6Questions and answers about the expiring Export-Import Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30aecd6a312f4e938531818e674193dfTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:35:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Export-Import Bank expires Tuesday at midnight for the first time since the small federal agency was created during the Depression to help U.S. businesses export their products. Congress failed to renew the bank's charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts to corporate welfare. However, the shutdown may end up being only temporary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30aecd6a312f4e938531818e674193dfA year after Gaza war, Hamas entrenched as frustration growshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5cc11a9c650486c8cd32db9e9e54e3aTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:46:57 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Emad Firi is angry. During last summer's Israel-Hamas war, a shell slammed through the roof of his house and shredded his right leg. Unable to work, Firi's son now drives his taxi but the family struggles to survive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5cc11a9c650486c8cd32db9e9e54e3aWashington air passengers held while ill passenger checkedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6238ae9e4dc144c6823d26629e1a6296Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:48:38 GMTSEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spokesman says passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Chicago were held on the plane for more than an hour after landing Monday night while a doctor assessed a sick passenger's ailment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6238ae9e4dc144c6823d26629e1a6296Iran's FM returns to nuke talks amid signs of backtrackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f863ca23cba2409a885dcfc4047f4aaeTue, 30 Jun 2015 09:30:28 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Iran's foreign minister returned to the nuclear talks in Vienna where negotiators are struggling to overcome still significant differences and preparing to work through Tuesday's self-imposed deadline for a deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f863ca23cba2409a885dcfc4047f4aaeIsraeli PM lashes out at Palestinian leadership in West Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b44b90a1ff1e4503bb3455ff587c8991Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:01:28 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has criticized the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for its failure to publicly condemn a recent spate of attacks on Israelis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b44b90a1ff1e4503bb3455ff587c8991Airbus wins $1.3 billion South Korean airborne tanker dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b79aaaa4c7394882b64827b2d8b3b011Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:59:39 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has decided to buy four military airborne refueling tankers from European aerospace giant Airbus Defense and Space for $1.3 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b79aaaa4c7394882b64827b2d8b3b011The Iran deal: A look at what it does and problems remaininghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612204ca5eb64e6a9260f81ee1d79858Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:26:30 GMTVIENNA (AP) — World powers and Iran are back in nuclear talks, and this round may be the deciding one.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612204ca5eb64e6a9260f81ee1d79858Prosecutor: Decapitation, attack at French gas factory followed Islamic State 'trademark'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a4f94d407040f28d738747f6ab4cc9Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:19:52 GMTPARIS (AP) — Prosecutor: Decapitation, attack at French gas factory followed Islamic State 'trademark'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a4f94d407040f28d738747f6ab4cc9European stocks fall again on Greece crisis, Asia reboundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8c2117ad3a2458da322c12ea2c13038Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:48:05 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp fall, but European indexes widened their losses as investors fretted the debt crisis in Greece could spread to other countries in the region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8c2117ad3a2458da322c12ea2c13038'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13ef06f8722446c5914e70daf604a199Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:24:54 GMTWENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — From just across the Wenatchee River, Dominick Bonny watched a whole neighborhood in his central Washington town burn as a wildfire destroyed two dozen homes and forced hundreds to flee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13ef06f8722446c5914e70daf604a199Iran FM returns to nuke talks amid signs of backtrackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30db0f1259e34a76ae050643afb79723Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:46:02 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Iran's foreign minister has returned to the nuclear talks in Vienna where negotiators are struggling to overcome still significant differences and preparing to work through a self-imposed deadline for a deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30db0f1259e34a76ae050643afb79723Eurozone inflation rate dips but still remains positivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a53e98ae44e0439887e1505f3f642f4cTue, 30 Jun 2015 09:15:34 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone eased in the year to June to 0.2 percent from 0.3 percent the month before.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a53e98ae44e0439887e1505f3f642f4cEU clinches deal to end mobile roaming chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2463161733f411fa85c5ddb92a5bcf6Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:01:35 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has agreed to end mobile roaming charges within two years and allow travelers to pay the same price for calls, text messages and data anywhere in the 28 EU nations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2463161733f411fa85c5ddb92a5bcf6Washington state wildfire victims return to burned homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c93c03307c64c84a416b9b8fad88ba7Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:49:39 GMTWENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Tom Bryant watched the central Washington state wildfire advance up a hillside toward his home, then turned to tell his wife it was time to evacuate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c93c03307c64c84a416b9b8fad88ba7Fire chief says blaze destroys historic stadium in Oregonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3faef1ffa8604bc0a725040040603fe4Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:23:46 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A spectacular fire destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium on Monday evening and prompted the temporary evacuation of a two-block area, the fire chief said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3faef1ffa8604bc0a725040040603fe4UK first quarter economic growth was greater than estimatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdfe165db6b244abb255c23819c5aefdTue, 30 Jun 2015 09:29:50 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's economy grew faster than previously estimated in the first quarter of 2015, thanks to a rise in construction output.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdfe165db6b244abb255c23819c5aefdUK police stage counter-terror training exercise in Londonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6f7778b464145b4b6516ed49886a5b1Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:48:02 GMTLONDON (AP) — Hundreds of British police are taking part in a major counter-terror exercise in London, testing the abilities of emergency services to respond to a Tunisia-style attack of extremists with firearms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6f7778b464145b4b6516ed49886a5b1Huge explosion shakes Afghan capital near busy shopping districthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe973446a024432c891661a01f684b45Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:02:06 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Huge explosion shakes Afghan capital near busy shopping district.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe973446a024432c891661a01f684b45Hospital: Death toll from Indonesia military plane crash in Medan city rises to 20http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f796edfdfba64000ad7e1a91af32f0b8Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:38:41 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Hospital: Death toll from Indonesia military plane crash in Medan city rises to 20 .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f796edfdfba64000ad7e1a91af32f0b82 dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet trainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c9b8c2ed6df4c2c8caf59118db65135Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:44:55 GMTODAWARA, Japan (AP) — A man riding a Japanese high-speed bullet train set himself on fire Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c9b8c2ed6df4c2c8caf59118db65135Christie back at high school to announce 2016 runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/198c154abe6243a4bf21604f8d03b525Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:36:04 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he's running for president of his country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/198c154abe6243a4bf21604f8d03b525US envoy confident Australia will manage gay marriage debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a68762501e2842c3a87ee060cff0b184Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:19:56 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The first openly gay U.S. ambassador to Australia said on Tuesday he was confident that the "great debate" among Australians on whether to allow gay marriages would result in the best outcome for the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a68762501e2842c3a87ee060cff0b184China's ruling Communists recruits fewer membershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321a5a84058b44eb8beaef3fd6d3271bTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:26:10 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party says it recruited almost 15 percent fewer new members last year as if focuses on better qualified candidates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321a5a84058b44eb8beaef3fd6d3271bAfter mercury ruling, higher scrutiny of Obama climate ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f6afec5e28f4453a95bae77f587d284Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:39:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping pollution limits at the center of President Barack Obama's climate change plan are facing increased scrutiny in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that showed that the justices aren't afraid to thwart perceived overreach by Obama or his Environmental Protection Agency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f6afec5e28f4453a95bae77f587d284Experts: California vaccine bill would prevent new outbreakshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cddf5fe129954261bac3ff39c84387d9Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:15:51 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — If California's strict school vaccine bill becomes law, experts believe it could help prevent another outbreak like the one that occurred at Disneyland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cddf5fe129954261bac3ff39c84387d9Reports: 2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japan trainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/997b9bd9520248f489ca89463edff63cTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:48:13 GMTODAWARA, Japan (AP) — A man riding one of Japan's high-speed bullet trains set himself on fire Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, Japanese officials and media reports said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/997b9bd9520248f489ca89463edff63cThe Latest: Greek unemployment rate remains above 25 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/574ac0fc9fd3466aadeea3ee0164414cTue, 30 Jun 2015 09:23:57 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/574ac0fc9fd3466aadeea3ee0164414cAdmired club's invite to Kardashian turns typically divisivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c18ab86c2c6456b966aa8c228c2695dTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:41:19 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kim Kardashian's upcoming appearance as a guest of one of San Francisco's most august institutions has caused a typical "love her/hate her" stir.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c18ab86c2c6456b966aa8c228c2695dInboxes overflow as 2016ers amp up email appeals for cashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce74dbfef2be4480a74c07ae2bda97c7Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:30:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a dinner invite for you. Jeb Bush is out to make a big splash. Rick Santorum wants to scare the heck out of you. Ted Cruz is looking for a sacrifice. Lincoln Chaffee wants to be your pal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce74dbfef2be4480a74c07ae2bda97c7NATO: Coalition convoy targeted in suicide attack in Kabulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9ce1f2cad0a46e889f1b985bbf902e6Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:49:27 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed vehicle targeted a NATO military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, police and a NATO official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9ce1f2cad0a46e889f1b985bbf902e6Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17309607fe4d40f890d19378c513443aTue, 30 Jun 2015 09:11:52 GMTUkraine (AP) — Fire has engulfed a large section of the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl plant in Ukraine, Ukrainian authorities said on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17309607fe4d40f890d19378c513443aIndonesia military transport plane crashes in Medan; 37 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd40d7a6bd7f495786d3673f8f0e098dTue, 30 Jun 2015 09:47:28 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan, killing at least 37 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd40d7a6bd7f495786d3673f8f0e098dCrunch time in Greece as bailout due to expire, IMF loan duehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4756dd5831ec4393ae9d9bbd6273a866Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:32:38 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday and with it any possible access to the remaining rescue loans it contains that it needs to pay its debts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4756dd5831ec4393ae9d9bbd6273a866The Latest: EU's Juncker makes last-ditch offer to Athenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b06ae88dcbef45adb90f4a55be71b81eTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:41:04 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b06ae88dcbef45adb90f4a55be71b81eProsecutor: Beheading, French factory attack IS trademarkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e0aed70ea64471c92c4b99ff4d7e880Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:30:12 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French prosecutor says the beheading and attack on a French industrial gas factory bore the trademark of the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e0aed70ea64471c92c4b99ff4d7e880Spain: Greenpeace kicks off anti-'Gag Law' protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29ac9c4f126b4340b2257517dddd2c43Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:34:23 GMTMADRID (AP) — A large banner defending people's right to protest loomed over Spain's Parliament on Tuesday as part of a series of protest actions against the entry into effect of the Public Security Law, known as the "gag law," at midnight.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29ac9c4f126b4340b2257517dddd2c43The Latest: Russia dismisses talk of lending money to Greecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cd60e5ddf8f4e8088c6b42bcf8b481dTue, 30 Jun 2015 09:37:57 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cd60e5ddf8f4e8088c6b42bcf8b481dIndonesian police official says death toll in military plane crash has risen to 37http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb71b64832824195850456ba569d8264Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:34:35 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police official says death toll in military plane crash has risen to 37.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb71b64832824195850456ba569d8264Everybody's got an angle for raising campaign cashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5db204221d04810be2b01847bd6f15dTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:32:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to raising money by email, everybody's got an angle. Some of the "ask" strategies being employed by the 2016 presidential candidates:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5db204221d04810be2b01847bd6f15dCrashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc481ada33a94c7e9182e10ede1fa39cTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:28:57 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency installed weather cameras and took other steps in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes like the one that crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc481ada33a94c7e9182e10ede1fa39cHuge explosion shakes Afghan capital near shopping districthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c2381d5e1a5403f8b5ca595029dd198Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:20:00 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A huge explosion has shaken the Afghan capital, Kabul, sending a plume of black smoke over the city's western suburbs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c2381d5e1a5403f8b5ca595029dd198The Latest: Greek banks to reopen to let pensioners get cashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/270d32f2f1b34fb0bd38338cc89e633dTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:52:47 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/270d32f2f1b34fb0bd38338cc89e633d