FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Oct 2016 07:48:28 -07:00Phelps secretly took plunge in June, marrying girlfriend, 27 Oct 2016 13:44:25 GMTPARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps took the plunge in June, secretly marrying his longtime girlfriend two months before the Olympic great completed his last gold-medal haul.'s to auction Rockwell painting on 1944 election, 27 Oct 2016 13:12:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A painting by Norman Rockwell that depicts the undecided voter sentiment during the 1944 presidential election — much like the 2016 race — will be the highlight of an auction of American art in New York. on trial in Turkey for alleged pro-PKK tweets, 27 Oct 2016 14:28:53 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish journalist charged with engaging in terrorist propaganda for a series of Twitter posts has gone on trial in Turkey. man asks court to recognize his same-sex marriage, 27 Oct 2016 14:35:43 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian man asked his country's Constitutional Court on Thursday to recognize his marriage to an American man, in a case that has pitted the nation's conservative majority against those who want to move into the European mainstream. The court later postponed the case for a third time. replace soldiers in Czech army zone turned reserve, 27 Oct 2016 14:14:08 GMTBRDY PROTECTED NATURE RESERVE, Czech Republic (AP) — Half an hour's drive outside Prague, visitors looking for something different near the Czech capital can find themselves hiking in a former military zone — with army bunkers and a top secret Cold War depot to boot.[United Way loses its ranking as America's largest charity, 27 Oct 2016 13:59:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years, has been knocked from that spot by Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, the leader of a fast-growing philanthropic sector that is transforming the way many Americans give. as way of life: California farmers divided on legal bud, 27 Oct 2016 14:18:50 GMTGARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with the pruning shears to harvest the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm. pipeline protesters brace for confrontation with police, 27 Oct 2016 12:54:11 GMTCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Protesters trying to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline are bracing for a confrontation with police Thursday after the demonstrators refused to leave private land in the pipeline's path. tow truck driver takes pricey sports car for a spin, 27 Oct 2016 14:33:43 GMTPE ARLAND, Texas (AP) — A tow truck driver found a $110,000 sports car just too tempting and decided to give it a spin after towing it from a Houston-area home. pursues $30 billion loans to be spread over 3 years, 27 Oct 2016 14:24:29 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's finance ministry says proposed foreign loans of $30 billion for infrastructure and other projects would be spread over three years, meaning Africa's biggest economy would not violate a self-imposed limit for public debt. Latest: Turkey safe after IS sulfur explosion in Iraq, 27 Oct 2016 13:57:05 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Iraq (all times local):'s 3Q profit falls on recall, truck launch, 27 Oct 2016 14:01:58 GMTDEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Troubles in Ford Motor Co.'s home market — including a massive recall and the difficult launch of new heavy-duty pickups — are hurting the company's bottom line. Yazidi women who escaped IS group win human rights prize, 27 Oct 2016 14:08:50 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Two Yazidi women who escaped sexual enslavement by the Islamic State group and went on to become advocates for others have won the European Union's Sakharov Prize for human rights. Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street, 27 Oct 2016 13:40:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in U.S. financial markets: goods orders dip in September with investment down, 27 Oct 2016 13:08:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods dipped slightly in September as a key category that tracks business investment fell by the largest amount in seven months. deal clears way for EU-Canada free trade pact, 27 Oct 2016 14:27:34 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Canada are on the cusp of sealing a landmark free trade deal after the Belgian government on Thursday overcame an impasse with its regional authorities, which had been seeking more protections from multinationals. calls lottery tickets a waste of time - until she wins, 27 Oct 2016 13:32:08 GMTLEICESTER, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman who bought a scratch-off ticket to show her husband that lottery tickets are a waste of money has won $1 million. raises earnings outlook as it returns to profit, 27 Oct 2016 13:06:12 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen raised its sales and earnings outlook Thursday after bouncing back to a profit of 2.34 billion euros ($2.55 billion) in the third quarter from a large loss a year earlier, when it took a big charge from its car emissions scandal. farmers worry legalization could end their way of life, 27 Oct 2016 14:21:02 GMTGARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with pruning shears as they harvested the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm. to pay $265 million for deadly Philadelphia crash, 27 Oct 2016 14:35:53 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to a deadly derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others.'s Communist Party raises Xi to symbolic 'core' status, 27 Oct 2016 14:12:03 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's Communist Party on Thursday elevated President Xi Jinping to the position of "core" of the leadership, underscoring the clout he has amassed on the back of a sweeping anti-corruption campaign and crackdown on dissent. Way loses its ranking as America's largest charity, 27 Oct 2016 14:02:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years, has been emphatically knocked from that spot by Fidelity Charitable, the leader of a rapidly growing philanthropic sector that is transforming the way many Americans give.'s Megyn Kelly to guest-host 'Live' day after election, 27 Oct 2016 13:13:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — She may be a little bleary-eyed, but Fox News' Megyn Kelly is booked to co-host the morning talk show "Live" with Kelly Ripa on the day after the election. party urges Americans to vote with spinning Trump ad, 27 Oct 2016 12:59:52 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish left-wing party is urging Americans to vote with a bus advertisement that features Donald Trump's eyes rolling along with the wheels. for men accused of beating NASCAR's Mike Wallace, 27 Oct 2016 14:28:00 GMTCHALROTTE, N.C. (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the case of three men accused of attacking NASCAR driver Mike Wallace and his daughter after a June concert in Charlotte, North Carolina. details dark thoughts, inspirations in new memoir, 27 Oct 2016 13:22:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Bryan Cranston seems so far apart from the murderous Walter White that one wonders how he was able to channel such darkness with Emmy-worthy ferocity in "Breaking Bad."'s navy says 90 migrants perished after boat fell apart, 27 Oct 2016 14:06:44 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The Libyan navy said on Thursday that at least 90 migrants are believed to have perished when their rickety boat started to fall apart in the Mediterranean Sea, after leaving the Libyan coast. anthem singer says 'We Matter' shirt got her the boot, 27 Oct 2016 12:58:11 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers national anthem singer Sevyn Streeter said she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey. reported stolen in 1988 pulled from Massachusetts river, 27 Oct 2016 14:12:43 GMTHAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) — A car reported stolen in Massachusetts nearly 30 years ago has been found — at the bottom of a river. for US unemployment benefits fall to 258,000, 27 Oct 2016 13:43:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans sought unemployment aid last week, a sign that businesses are holding onto their workers and hiring is likely solid. Latest: Turkey wants no Syrian Kurds in battle for Raqqa, 27 Oct 2016 12:53:32 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): or painted? Twitter debate rages over photo of legs, 27 Oct 2016 13:47:58 GMTForget the debate about "The Dress." Twitter is abuzz about "The Legs."'s al-Shabab in comeback as Ethiopia pulls troops, 27 Oct 2016 13:17:51 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's Islamic extremists, al-Shabab, appear to be making a comeback, having recently seized four towns and attacked a guesthouse in neighboring Kenya, killing 12. of Asia: Wedding dresses at fashion week in Beijing, 27 Oct 2016 14:23:35 GMTIn this photo by Andy Wong, a model presents a wedding dress designed by Tsai Meiyue during the Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week in Beijing. Tsai's other creations for weddings included illuminated dresses and a red dress with sheer shoulders and detailed sleeves. The spring-summer China Fashion Week lasts through Oct. 31. court disqualifies 2nd medical marijuana proposal, 27 Oct 2016 14:12:52 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has disqualified a medical marijuana proposal from the November ballot, but voters will still be able to consider a competing plan. police seize 47 puppies in car at Hungarian border, 27 Oct 2016 13:25:48 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say they have seized 47 puppies found in a car at the Hungarian border. The driver was headed for France, where authorities suspect he planned to pass off the animals as French-born. member of Rwandan rebel group arrested, Congo says, 27 Oct 2016 14:14:45 GMTKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Congolese army has arrested a senior member of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, a rebel group that includes members accused of carrying out the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, a military official said Thursday. attorney wanted 'Jackie' to disavow Rolling Stone story, 27 Oct 2016 14:25:33 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A University of Virginia attorney asked a student who claimed in a Rolling Stone story that she was gang-raped to disavow the article after it was published. quakes wreak new havoc in Italian mountain towns, 27 Oct 2016 14:32:15 GMTVISSO, Italy (AP) — Authorities scrambled to find housing Thursday for thousands of people displaced by a pair of strong earthquakes that struck the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly quake in August, hoping to prevent a second night for them on the street or in cars. Americans sign contacts in September to buy homes, 27 Oct 2016 14:06:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More people signed contracts to purchase homes in September, an increase that likely points to rising sales in the closing months of 2016. US 30-year mortgage rate eases to 3.47 percent, 27 Oct 2016 14:21:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, moving closer to historically low levels. officer fatally shoots man during disturbance call, 27 Oct 2016 13:58:51 GMTBARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer in northern Oklahoma fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic disturbance call., Cibulkova advance to WTA semifinals, 27 Oct 2016 14:20:39 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — Angelique Kerber helped Dominika Cibulkova reach the semifinals of the WTA Finals on Thursday. to close 2 tobacco facilities affecting 580 workers, 27 Oct 2016 14:13:00 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, said Thursday that it will close two of its manufacturing facilities by early 2018, affecting about 580 workers. UK's Europeans, post-Brexit attacks bring shock and fear, 27 Oct 2016 14:20:34 GMTHARLOW, England (AP) — When his friend Arek was killed in the street, Eric Hind had sickening evidence that the country he'd come to call home had changed. sale brings $1.2M despite protests from Cyprus, Egypt, 27 Oct 2016 14:17:37 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The sale of nearly 70 antiquities from an Ohio art museum that drew objections from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus has brought in $1.2 million. Latest: NATO sending planes, ships to back EU migrant op, 27 Oct 2016 13:55:36 GMTCALAIS, France (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the flow of migrants to the continent (all times local): firefighter stages dramatic rescue in fatal blaze, 27 Oct 2016 14:22:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — As roaring flames consumed an apartment building in New York City early Thursday, a firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from a window on the fifth floor and safely lowered him to the ground. care leads US stocks higher on solid earnings, 27 Oct 2016 14:05:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher Thursday morning as health care companies rise following strong earnings for companies including drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb. Real estate companies continue to fall, and banks move higher as bond yields surge. Chipmaker Qualcomm said it will buy competitor NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. Latest: UN will try again to evacuate Aleppo wounded, 27 Oct 2016 13:16:23 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):