FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Jul 2014 08:11:13 -0700Rosberg pole, Hamilton at the back for Hungary GP, Hungary (AP) — Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday for the Hungarian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will start at the back of the race grid as an engine fire prevented him from setting a qualifying time.sSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingHungaryEastern EuropeEurope, 26 Jul 2014 14:12:04 GMTEgypt warns Turkey of worsening ties (AP) — Egypt's Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned Turkey's prime minister for calling Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi a "tyrant," warning already sour relations between the two countries could worsen.iGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTurkeyEgyptCairoMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 Jul 2014 13:45:21 GMTComic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer DIEGO (AP) — The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSmall businessTechnologyMoviesEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 08:54:19 GMTSunni official taken by gunmen in Baghdad (AP) — Gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs seized a senior Sunni politician who had previously been jailed on terrorism charges from his home in Baghdad, police officers said Saturday.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsKidnappingGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsCrimeTerrorismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesWar and unrestBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 26 Jul 2014 11:40:45 GMTGazans survey destruction as 12-hour lull begins HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza residents used a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire on Saturday to stock up on supplies and survey the devastation from nearly three weeks of fighting, as they braced for a resumption of Israel's war on Hamas amid stalled efforts to secure a longer truce.KARIN LAUBARON HELLERiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestProperty damageCease firesGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 26 Jul 2014 08:35:21 GMTIraqi police: Baghdad official taken by gunmen (AP) — Gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs seized a senior Sunni politician who had previously been jailed on terrorism charges from his home in Baghdad on Saturday, police officers said.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 26 Jul 2014 09:48:23 GMTSmyly dominates early, but Tigers fall 2-1 to LAAs, Calif. (AP) — When Drew Smyly struck out six straight Angels early on, even the Detroit Tigers were dazzled by their left-hander's dominance.GREG BEACHAMsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 06:30:24 GMTAP PHOTOS: Brief cease-fire halts Gaza war CITY, Gaza (AP) — A brief cease-fire Saturday in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas militants allowed thousands to return home to see the destruction.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 26 Jul 2014 14:46:01 GMTPromises of easier nuclear construction fall short, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source.RAY HENRYaBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesUtilitiesLakesEnergy and the environmentGovernment regulationsCorporate newsIndustriesEnergy industryIndustrial products and servicesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentLake CharlesGeorgiaUnited StatesSouth CarolinaWaynesboroLouisianaNorth AmericaVirginia, 26 Jul 2014 15:03:42 GMTVeterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.aGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPost-traumatic stress disorderVeteransLegislatureMental healthUnited StatesMontanaMissoulaNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 07:34:05 GMTHorsey and Whiteford share lead at Russian Open (AP) — England's David Horsey and Scotland's Peter Whiteford share the lead, four shots clear of their nearest rivals, heading into the final round of the Russian Open.The Associated PresssSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 26 Jul 2014 14:48:53 GMTBombing kills 4 Afghan civilians; vote count halts, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb blast in southern Afghanistan killed four civilians Saturday, an official said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.iGeneral newsBombingsElection recountsRun-off electionsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 26 Jul 2014 15:03:48 GMTIn Gaza lull, residents return to destroyed areas HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during a lull Saturday to find large-scale destruction: scores of homes were pulverized, wreckage blocked roads and power cables dangled in the streets.KARIN LAUBYOUSUR ALHLOUiGeneral newsProperty damageTerritorial disputesWar and unrestMilitant groupsBlockadesEvacuationsSeniorsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastGaza, 26 Jul 2014 12:33:25 GMT2 critics of Swaziland government sentenced (AP) — Two government critics in Swaziland have been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of contempt of court for publishing articles lamenting alleged threats to judicial independence in the southern African kingdom.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsSwazilandAfricaSouth AfricaSouthern Africa, 26 Jul 2014 11:31:52 GMTMalaysian prime minister to travel to Netherlands LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to the Netherlands on Wednesday to discuss the downed Malaysia Airlines jet with his Dutch counterpart.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashGovernment and politicsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaNetherlandsKuala LumpurUkraineSoutheast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 26 Jul 2014 10:22:55 GMTTatiana Maslany addresses Emmy snub at Comic-Con DIEGO (AP) — If Tatiana Maslany is upset she wasn't nominated for an Emmy for portraying multiple clones on TV's "Orphan Black," she didn't show it at Comic-Con.The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalEvents, 26 Jul 2014 06:14:48 GMTHungary leader says NGOs serving foreign interests, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says that certain civic groups financed from abroad are holding back the nation's development.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNon-governmental organizationsHungaryEuropeEastern Europe, 26 Jul 2014 12:39:26 GMTSome in 'torture' report denied chance to read it, Colo. (AP) — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.KEN DILANIANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIntelligence agenciesLegislatureCriminal investigationsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareLaw and orderCrimeMilitary and defenseAspenColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 14:16:40 GMTFedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues FRANCISCO (AP) — FedEx Corp., the latest shipper to be accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.PAUL ELIASaBusinessGeneral newsIndictmentsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLaw and order, 26 Jul 2014 14:42:07 GMTBrowns fans flock to see Johnny Football, Ohio (AP) — With No. 2 jerseys ringing the field, Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has begun his quest to win Cleveland's starting job.TOM WITHERSsSportsFootballProfessional footballOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 14:24:58 GMTPlanes fly more victims from Ukraine crash site, Ukraine (AP) — Two cargo planes have flown 38 more coffins carrying victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster out of eastern Ukraine to a forensic center in the Netherlands for identification and investigation.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidentsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUkraineKharkivEastern EuropeEurope, 26 Jul 2014 12:06:01 GMTNo truce, but 12-hour lull in Gaza fighting begins CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas began a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza Saturday after the efforts of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed to produce a longer truce aimed at ending nearly three weeks of fighting.KARIN LAUBARON HELLERiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestCease firesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsWest BankPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 26 Jul 2014 06:48:06 GMTKevin Love withdraws from Team USA Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsInternational basketballMen's basketballBasketballUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 14:26:34 GMTActivists: Car bomb explodes in north Syria town (AP) — A car bomb exploded in a northern Syrian town near the Turkish border Saturday, killing and wounding a number of people hours after Syrian rebels shot down a helicopter gunship over a slum in the northern city of Aleppo, activists said.BASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsCivil warsRebellions and uprisingsImprovised explosivesPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Jul 2014 13:19:42 GMTEgypt to try 20 suspected in terrorist attacks (AP) — Egypt's chief prosecutor charged 20 suspected militants Saturday with carrying terrorist attacks that killed seven people and wounded more than 100, amid new clashes between soldiers and insurgents in the restive Sinai Peninsula.MARIAM RIZKiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 Jul 2014 14:30:54 GMTRussia: EU sanctions weaken anti-terrorism efforts (AP) — Russia lashed out Saturday at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight against international terrorism, and accused the United States of spreading flagrant lies about Russia's alleged involvement in the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMoscowRussiaUkraineEuropeUnited StatesEastern EuropeNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 12:27:58 GMTSon: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky may be a child molester because he was unsure whether they were true, Jay Paterno writes in a new book.MARK SCOLFOROaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsCollege footballSchool athleticsLegal proceedingsCrimeFootballCollege sportsEducationSocial affairsLaw and orderPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 14:53:29 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 26 Jul 2014 07:05:21 GMTFrench minister calls on protesters to observe ban (AP) — France's interior minister has called on organizers of a banned pro-Gaza protest to observe the order, fearing anti-Semitic violence.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestFranceParisGaza StripMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropePalestinian territories, 26 Jul 2014 12:41:50 GMTWidow: Man who died in NYPD custody wasn't violent YORK (AP) — The widow of a man who died in New York City police custody after apparently being placed in a chokehold says he wasn't violent.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 15:02:31 GMTAretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T, N.Y. (AP) — Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 13:46:47 GMTMinister: Flights between Aruba, Venezuela resume, Aruba (AP) — Flights between Aruba and Venezuela have resumed after the South American country suspended them following the arrest of the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever detained on a U.S. warrant.iGeneral newsExtraditionDrug-related crimeArrestsLaw and orderCrimeLegal proceedingsVenezuelaArubaOranjestadLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaCaribbean, 26 Jul 2014 13:12:44 GMTAP Essay: Air tragedies bring grief without order (AP) — When air travel goes wrong, the modern world has given us a script to follow.JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationUnited KingdomNetherlandsMalaysiaUkraineSoutheast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiaEastern Europe, 26 Jul 2014 08:24:21 GMTUS evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes (AP) — The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.MATTHEW LEEwGovernment and politicsEmbassiesDiplomacyMilitant groupsEvacuationsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsViolenceInternational relationsGeneral newsLocal governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseLibyaTripoliMiddle EastTunisiaNorth AfricaUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaAfricaNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 13:29:12 GMTObama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic (AP) — President Barack Obama says a loophole that lets companies dodge U.S. taxes by moving their headquarters overseas is unpatriotic.wBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 10:02:18 GMTUkraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday in hopes of retaking the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.AYSE WIETINGDAVID McHUGHiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRebellions and uprisingsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestTerrorismEventsNational securityMilitary and defenseUkraineKharkivDonetskMoscowRussiaNetherlandsEuropeUnited StatesEastern EuropeWestern EuropeNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 15:06:15 GMTUN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet, Mali (AP) — The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali said Saturday that its experts found the second black box of the Air Algerie plane that fell from the sky and disintegrated in remote northern Mali, killing all 118 people onboard.BABA AHMEDBRAHIMA OUADRAOGOiGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansMaliOuagadougouBurkina FasoAlgeriaWest AfricaFranceAfricaNorth AfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Jul 2014 14:36:32 GMTS. Korea: N. Korea fires short-range missile into waters off its coast in latest test-firing, South Korea (AP) — S. Korea: N. Korea fires short-range missile into waters off its coast in latest test-firing.iGeneral newsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 26 Jul 2014 14:37:54 GMTQuestions linger after missing teen returns home CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Since 15-year-old Abigail Hernandez returned home last week, her photo has been taken off the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's website. The missing-person posters that hung in her hometown for nine months are now scrawled with "Found." Her mother says she and her family are "the happiest people on earth."LYNNE TUOHYaGeneral newsMissing personsNorth ConwayNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 14:40:59 GMTAP Source: Love pulling out of Team USA person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsInternational basketballMen's basketballBasketballProfessional basketballUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 13:58:23 GMTDespite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton.KEN THOMASTHOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingState governmentsState legislatureCampaignsPolitical partiesPolitical conventionsLegislatureNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsIowaDes MoinesMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 07:55:00 GMTDavis homers in 10th, Orioles edge Mariners 2-1 (AP) — After leading the majors with 53 homers and 138 RBIs last year, Chris Davis has struggled to follow up his huge season at the plate.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSeattleWashingtonNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 26 Jul 2014 07:16:53 GMTNorth Korea fires short-range missile into sea, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official said. It was the latest in a slew of weapons tests by Pyongyang, and came on the eve of the 61st anniversary of the signing of an armistice that ended the rivals' war.HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseNorth KoreaSouth KoreaSeoulPyongyangUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 15:09:24 GMTState Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli (AP) — State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli.wGovernment and politicsEmbassiesEvacuationsInternational relationsGeneral newsLibyaTripoliNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 Jul 2014 11:55:03 GMT2 carjackers who killed 3 kids still on the run (AP) — Police in Philadelphia are still hunting for a pair of carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 14:52:17 GMTBaseball HOF cuts election eligibility to 10 years, N.Y. (AP) — The Baseball Hall of Fame has reduced the number of years a player can remain eligible to be voted in by the writers to 10 years from 15, giving Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens less time to be considered.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 14:58:35 GMTPolice hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids (AP) — Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three siblings and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 14:23:07 GMTActivists: Syrian rebels shoot down helicopter (AP) — Syrian rebels have shot down a helicopter gunship over a slum in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least four people, activists said Saturday.iGeneral newsCivil warsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestPolitical activismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesSyriaMiddle East, 26 Jul 2014 11:51:16 GMTHoly month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts. Lavish buffets and cellphone apps.AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsIslamMobile mediaReligionSocial affairsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleReligious issuesSocial issuesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMediaDubaiUnited Arab EmiratesPakistanBangladeshSouth AsiaMiddle EastUnited StatesCairoAsiaNorth AmericaEgyptNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 Jul 2014 06:21:43 GMTCalifornia can't say if it's meeting drought goal ANGELES (AP) — The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.JUSTIN PRITCHARDMATT HAMILTONaGeneral newsState governmentsNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationGovernment and politicsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 15:02:41 GMT