FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:06:19 -07:00Syrian troops tighten Aleppo siege, tell gunmen to give uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/699b1b33ca6f4cedb7673317fc4b850dTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:57:05 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces on Tuesday captured new ground on the northwestern edge of the city of Aleppo, tightening the siege on rebel-held parts of the metropolis where some 300,000 people live, activists said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/699b1b33ca6f4cedb7673317fc4b850dThe Latest: Resident says slain priest was 'very loved'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79d484fde80340a8bac51ece4d007766Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:38:34 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the hostage-taking in the French region of Normandy. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79d484fde80340a8bac51ece4d007766History as Clinton ascends to nomination _ hostility toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6aab2884c7f451185e25d6e4de4c845Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:05:34 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6aab2884c7f451185e25d6e4de4c845First medical marijuana dispensary to open in Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1eec3e8b444408da7a1e6852e8ed5c7Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:54:50 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The first medical marijuana dispensary in Florida is slated to open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1eec3e8b444408da7a1e6852e8ed5c7The Latest: Los Angeles officer shot, suspect killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4693b1831a1b4a458e1eca829ab61474Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:02:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a police shooting in Los Angeles (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4693b1831a1b4a458e1eca829ab61474The Latest: Fund opened to help families in club shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b812e1061634c0a8b05f4433c0866acTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:55:57 GMTFORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Florida nightclub shooting: (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b812e1061634c0a8b05f4433c0866acTurkey's opposition warns against post-coup witch hunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0de8b3e83ed64643bcfaace21ca8bf00Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:30:16 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's opposition leader on Tuesday warned against a government witch hunt following the failed coup in the country, saying it would cast a shadow on the democracy which those who opposed the insurrection tried to protect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0de8b3e83ed64643bcfaace21ca8bf00Review: In 'Jason Bourne,' a digital dragnet tightenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ef14518d5541dc9d1a3d489bf8b8e7Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:58:07 GMTJason Bourne, as played by Matt Damon across four movies, is forever disappearing off the grid only to reluctantly resurface years later and again menace the CIA. He's the spy who came in from the cold only to return to the cold, come in again, and, yet again, head back to the cold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ef14518d5541dc9d1a3d489bf8b8e7Man charged in shooting where victim drove for helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/796e39346193499b8cd575a0d1bf3883Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:55:45 GMTGOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina deputies say a man has been charged with murder in the death of a man who drove away trying to get help after he was shot this weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/796e39346193499b8cd575a0d1bf3883Verizon 2Q profit hurt by strike; revenue disappointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba20081f55c648119242593bdd73a6b3Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:22:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications said Tuesday that a strike by 40,000 employees hurt its results in the second quarter, and the company's revenue fell short of analyst projections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba20081f55c648119242593bdd73a6b3Atheists sue Missouri officials over Baptist conventionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/158b8b879ba94e70a11b636bf5fb8c9bTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:56:41 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A group of atheists has sued Kansas City, Missouri, officials over the planned use of $65,000 in tourism tax dollars to aid an upcoming Baptist convention.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/158b8b879ba94e70a11b636bf5fb8c9bFrench prosecutors say 1 person has been detained in investigation into church attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8a7431fb574eda8bf65ae8f7894942Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:32:35 GMTPARIS (AP) — French prosecutors say 1 person has been detained in investigation into church attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8a7431fb574eda8bf65ae8f7894942Mom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at Florida nightclubhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7356b9a3c714d4f9a7c52accf330d09Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:34:53 GMTFORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby's life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7356b9a3c714d4f9a7c52accf330d09The Latest: USOC leader says athletes must be protectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fb27e846b824e2280104c20405da335Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:58:36 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fb27e846b824e2280104c20405da335Trump gripes about hotel hot air, says he might not pay billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d1708ec244c437ea4e4e63fee68bd77Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:39:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is complaining about hot air at a Virginia hotel, and the hotel is pushing back.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d1708ec244c437ea4e4e63fee68bd77Los Angeles officer shot, suspect dies in running gunbattlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c3771b454fa45de9f3696695172de50Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:40:59 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspect who shot and wounded a Los Angeles police officer during a running gunbattle was himself shot and died at the scene, authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c3771b454fa45de9f3696695172de50Prosecutors: Rod Blagojevich isn't 'deserving of leniency'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7140bbf77b714761a452fa40bf1f62d1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:20:10 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say statements by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich prove he isn't "deserving of leniency."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7140bbf77b714761a452fa40bf1f62d1DuPont cost-cutting pushes it beyond Wall Street's 2Q hopeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfd432d19dd743eeb325cf37558d84c1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:52:44 GMTWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — DuPont topped most expectations in the second quarter as the chemical maker cut costs ahead of its tie up with Dow Chemical, and it upped its profit outlook for the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfd432d19dd743eeb325cf37558d84c1The Latest: Bavarian official asks how bomber got explosiveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9d7c690c733435f82ea61f61261a3e7Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:05:59 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9d7c690c733435f82ea61f61261a3e7Israel to display ancient mummy with modern-day afflictionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db518afc440e4356a9dfaf5318f1953dTue, 26 Jul 2016 12:51:17 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's national museum is set to display a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy of a man who was afflicted with some modern-day illnesses such as osteoporosis and tooth decay, the museum said on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db518afc440e4356a9dfaf5318f1953dSon charged in beating death of 79-year-old motherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69937db7ff194406aaf98326fbd71d0aTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:13:13 GMTMOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a man has been arrested and charged with murder in the beating death of his 79-year-old mother.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69937db7ff194406aaf98326fbd71d0aThe Latest: Dems blame GOP for public mistrust of Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1e85d59a4d4b7f96995fb9c0ddf8f7Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:39:54 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1e85d59a4d4b7f96995fb9c0ddf8f7Security high as young Catholics await pope in Polandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd6c39cefd86471e9cb6784699d5fd08Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:27:17 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Buses of Polish security forces are moving into Krakow as thousands of young people gather ahead of the arrival of Pope Francis for World Youth Day, a major gathering of Catholics from around the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd6c39cefd86471e9cb6784699d5fd08McDonald's US sales disappoint amid turnaround effortshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c568bb3dbb3408fa697c5933a34f00dTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:27:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's reported disappointing sales growth in the United States for the second quarter on Tuesday as the world's biggest burger chain keeps touting its all-day breakfast menu amid its turnaround efforts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c568bb3dbb3408fa697c5933a34f00dThe Latest: Evacuees return, but California wildfire rageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/813bd2a7b5ea4ea1aeff0ae008ff6b13Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:16:57 GMTSANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/813bd2a7b5ea4ea1aeff0ae008ff6b13Markets Right Now: US stocks off to a mixed starthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8051fb17d1df48e29d5e78cb768e69c5Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:42:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8051fb17d1df48e29d5e78cb768e69c5The Latest: Patients not hurt in knife attack still shakenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44d12153a6044f79adbcb44aebd40798Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:20:36 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's knife attack at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 dead (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44d12153a6044f79adbcb44aebd40798In 10th convention speech, Bill Clinton faces tougher crowdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b942d6f187474ccbbef0bab7cf9df2b7Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:56:19 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b942d6f187474ccbbef0bab7cf9df2b7The Latest: Shooting federation clears Russian team for Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/798a55fb1c1d454898ca3e1606e63ffdTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:16:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/798a55fb1c1d454898ca3e1606e63ffdThe Latest: Sanders: Vote for me, but respect systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc5d51527e0441f5a149044819406621Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:28:46 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc5d51527e0441f5a149044819406621Gunmen kill 2 army soldiers in southern Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53ba0200a2554c8b9149157ef701a303Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:40:30 GMTKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say unidentified gunmen have killed two army soldiers in a hit and run attack in the southern port city of Karachi.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53ba0200a2554c8b9149157ef701a303Islamic State claims attack that killed priest during Masshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e4c9a216b6940cb8d8ba5e9b9a780a8Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:22:59 GMTSAINTE-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Two attackers took hostages inside a French church during morning Mass on Tuesday near the city of Rouen, killing an 86-year-old priest by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e4c9a216b6940cb8d8ba5e9b9a780a8Man shoots dead doctor, kills himself at Berlin hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bd434e95b5d462b8049efeab5035107Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:09:07 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Officials say a man has shot dead a doctor before killing himself at a Berlin hospital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bd434e95b5d462b8049efeab5035107Ex-Citibank worker imprisoned for sabotaging computer systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a791bd056b4785be9894d71ff3a889Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:56:11 GMTDALLAS (AP) — An employee who sabotaged Citibank's computer system because he believed he was about to be fired has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a791bd056b4785be9894d71ff3a889European development bank considers funding gas pipelinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f11db4a9f44f3ca3820bb21413a0c9Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:31:27 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is looking to support financially the development of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline, which plans to bring gas across the Balkans and on to Italy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f11db4a9f44f3ca3820bb21413a0c9The Latest: Prosecutors: 1 detained in church attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fcfc47c6cae4c3d8542482950a189afTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:45:59 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the hostage-taking in the French region of Normandy. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fcfc47c6cae4c3d8542482950a189afStocks slightly higher as investors monitor company earningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9cd29873f54cfca003d530724e3fa9Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:56:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were slightly higher in early trading on Tuesday as investors monitor corporate earnings from the likes of Gilead, McDonald's, Texas Instruments and others. Slumping oil prices held the gains in check.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9cd29873f54cfca003d530724e3fa9N. Korea warns US of 'terrifying price' over nuke tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19a38d5757004e348b0e2dcbc611eb63Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:38:12 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — North Korea warned the United States on Tuesday that it will pay a "terrifying price" if the Korean Peninsula sinks into deeper tensions, stepping up its rhetoric hours after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry blasted Pyongyang for its nuclear program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19a38d5757004e348b0e2dcbc611eb63The Latest: Two Russian athletes barred in modern pentathlonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23e3ff20c94349f2b32a8713e648bb18Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:08:37 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23e3ff20c94349f2b32a8713e648bb18Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/527e18d7d54a4459b79f61ffdfea5962Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:54:27 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/527e18d7d54a4459b79f61ffdfea5962Rihanna, Metallica set for Global Citizen Festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4159b24e030e4c0080433b56551490e5Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:04:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Metallica, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer and Selena Gomez will headline the 2016 Global Citizen Festival this fall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4159b24e030e4c0080433b56551490e5US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28f3fa87fee7433ba0973b475733e0bbTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:54:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices extended their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28f3fa87fee7433ba0973b475733e0bbCologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon huntershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17fc13c51054325955c76aafe5af982Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:21:58 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne Cathedral.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17fc13c51054325955c76aafe5af982No charges after black Texas girl suffers rope burns to neckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1c3527ce23445ae928d21c5fdab09bdTue, 26 Jul 2016 13:16:37 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Investigators say no one will be charged after a 12-year-old black girl suffered rope burns to her neck during a school field trip to a ranch in Texas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1c3527ce23445ae928d21c5fdab09bdDemocrat drops out of US House race for Boehner's old seathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49120ee8240d4c6796ef05e3a6824e57Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:48:25 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The Democratic nominee in former House Speaker John Boehner's (BAY'-nurz) Ohio district has withdrawn from the November election, leaving a clear field for now for recently elected Republican U.S. Rep Warren Davidson to win a full term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49120ee8240d4c6796ef05e3a6824e573 defendants, fraternity challenge hazing death evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f6a43cda4ae43458b7affcc014c18f8Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:05:27 GMTSTROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three former fraternity brothers and the group itself are challenging evidence in the upcoming criminal trial over a pledge's death during a hazing ritual in the eastern Pennsylvania mountains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f6a43cda4ae43458b7affcc014c18f8Widow sues police over Wisconsin motorcycle shop standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9bb6dd4fa0c4224beaffbf072136edfTue, 26 Jul 2016 12:55:38 GMTNEENAH, Wis. (AP) — The widow of a man killed by police during a standoff at an eastern Wisconsin motorcycle shop is suing the officers for wrongful death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9bb6dd4fa0c4224beaffbf072136edfSinger Joy Williams gets acting bug after Showtime rolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9621f783703346b2bc507d36ea1207d8Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:53:50 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ex-Civil Wars singer Joy Williams doesn't want to be that cliche of a musician-turned-actor, but after getting her first role in the Showtime series "Roadies," she admits she's got the acting bug.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9621f783703346b2bc507d36ea1207d8Shutting down 'shark finning': US fishermen promise a fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d58211233a4461ab0d698edd94bd9d4Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:34:04 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — American fishermen are digging in for a fight over a congressional proposal to send a message to the rest of the world by shutting down the vestiges of the U.S. harvest of shark fins, prized for soup and traditional medicine in Asia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d58211233a4461ab0d698edd94bd9d4The Latest: Bavarian official demands more policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81df79e7e99847ec88b9f3f873088f4aTue, 26 Jul 2016 12:55:00 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81df79e7e99847ec88b9f3f873088f4a