FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 Feb 2016 07:35:43 -08:00Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan, 06 Feb 2016 15:22:17 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least 14 people. arrested in killing of British pilot in Tanzania, 06 Feb 2016 13:01:58 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A total of five people have been arrested for the shooting death of a British pilot who was flying a helicopter on an anti-poaching mission in Tanzania, a conservation group said. convicted in ex-quarterback fraud scheme rebuilds life, 06 Feb 2016 14:18:06 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wealthy widow Anita Barney lost nearly her entire fortune to an ex-Ohio State quarterback who defrauded her of hundreds of thousands of dollars to feed a gambling addiction that left him banished from the NFL. Mayor Cianci to lie in repose at Providence City Hall, 06 Feb 2016 14:29:21 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) will lie in repose at City Hall outside the office he occupied for more than 21 years.'s frontman: No Super Bowl halftime show for Metallica, 06 Feb 2016 14:58:42 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn't seem to mind. meeting ends with call for talks with Taliban, 06 Feb 2016 13:47:27 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Four-nation talks aimed at ending Afghanistan's 15-year war concluded with a call for direct talks between the government and the Taliban by the end of February. N. Korea moves up rocket launch window to Feb. 7-14, 06 Feb 2016 13:51:18 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be in defiance of repeated warnings by outside governments that suspect it is a banned test of ballistic missile technology. of Italian student found in Cairo flown back to Italy, 06 Feb 2016 14:47:57 GMTROME (AP) — Italy is demanding that Egyptian authorities swiftly help determine the truth about the killing of an Italian doctoral student in Cairo, where he was researching Egyptian labor movements and other social issues. loses to Pliskova in Fed Cup, 06 Feb 2016 14:46:24 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Karolina Pliskova ended a three-match losing streak against Simona Halep to give the Czech Republic a 1-0 lead on the opening day of its Fed Cup first-round tie against Romania on Saturday. gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Germany in Fed Cup, 06 Feb 2016 14:15:24 GMTLEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Belinda Bencic defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-4 to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Germany on the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday. Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshire, 06 Feb 2016 14:12:45 GMTLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump.'s public education official replaced amid protests, 06 Feb 2016 13:15:48 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's state secretary of public education has been replaced amid growing discontent and protests by teachers, students and parents against the government's centralization of the school system. Latest: Dutch riot police, anti-migrant protesters clash, 06 Feb 2016 15:04:38 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the flow of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local): Latest: Iran holds funeral for troops killed in Syria, 06 Feb 2016 14:02:15 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Syria, where government forces are waging a massive offensive around the northern city of Aleppo, once the country's largest. (all times local): Gras enters its last big weekend in New Orleans, 06 Feb 2016 14:00:32 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Carnival season enters its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before ending on Fat Tuesday. Latest: EU urges Turkey to keep border open to migrants, 06 Feb 2016 13:31:17 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local): Foreign troops entering Syria would return 'in coffins', 06 Feb 2016 12:51:35 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign ground troops entering Syria would "return home in wooden coffins," and called on rebel groups fighting a massive government offensive in the north to "come to their senses" and lay down their weapons. dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant, 06 Feb 2016 12:40:06 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish emergency services say an explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two people and left one survivor seriously injured. Tuaregs returning home face violence in Timbuktu, 06 Feb 2016 15:07:02 GMTTIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Charred timbers are all that remain of a dozen Tuareg homes burned down last week in Mali's northern city of Timbuktu by a mob angry after reports of a gun attack on Malian security forces nearby. taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands, 06 Feb 2016 13:12:02 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns. gives Netherlands lead over Russia in Fed Cup, 06 Feb 2016 13:47:56 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Kiki Bertens beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-4 in the opening rubber to give the Netherlands a 1-0 lead over last year's finalist Russia in the Fed Cup first round Saturday. Africa: Search continues for 3 missing in mine collapse, 06 Feb 2016 13:39:27 GMTBARBERTON, South Africa (AP) — The families of three missing mineworkers sang and prayed at the scene of a collapsed mine in South Africa as rescuers continued their search on Saturday.'s sex abuse panel tells survivor to take a time-out, 06 Feb 2016 14:51:42 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to temporarily sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse survivor who had clashed with the commission over its mission. foreign affairs chief announces visit to Iran, 06 Feb 2016 14:58:00 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini says she is preparing to visit Iran following the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran with world powers. leader departs as he came: amid uncertainty, disorder, 06 Feb 2016 14:45:52 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Michel Martelly came to office promising a stronger Haiti following a messy election that provoked widespread skepticism. He is due to leave power Sunday at the close of his five-year term with few accomplishments and a legacy clouded by a new political crisis. survivor takes leave of absence from Vatican panel, 06 Feb 2016 13:23:41 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' efforts to show that he's tough on clerical sex abuse suffered a blow Saturday after a high-profile abuse survivor took a leave of absence from the pontiff's advisory commission. Latest: Anti-migrant protesters rally in Prague, 06 Feb 2016 15:26:57 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the flow of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local): Batista-Agut through to finals of Sofia Open, 06 Feb 2016 15:29:23 GMTSOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Top-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the finals of the Garanti Koza Sofia Open by beating Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (5), 6-4. of NYC officers' shooting is barred at cop's trial, 06 Feb 2016 14:41:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — This week's shooting of two New York City police officers in a public housing stairwell has become an issue in another officer's manslaughter trial. Journalist shot dead outside opposition meeting, 06 Feb 2016 12:56:02 GMTCONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea's government says a journalist was shot and killed during clashes outside a meeting of the main opposition party. Congress unlikely to OK Obama's new clean energy bid, 06 Feb 2016 12:52:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled. UN human rights official begins talks in Sri Lanka, 06 Feb 2016 13:42:06 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The top U.N. human rights official began discussions with the Sri Lankan government Saturday on the measures taken by the island nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during its long civil war, as hundreds of protesters marched against the world body's involvement. on state laws meant to keep guns from domestic abusers, 06 Feb 2016 13:15:10 GMTDuring the last two years, 13 states have passed laws meant to help keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers. Latest: Turkish official says no plan for more refugees, 06 Feb 2016 13:02:02 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local): stuns Man City 3-1 to go 6 points clear at top, 06 Feb 2016 15:14:12 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester stunned Manchester City 3-1 on Saturday to bolster its bid to become the unlikeliest champions in English football history. 100 missing, 13 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan, 06 Feb 2016 13:07:46 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn and caused a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 13 people and injuring hundreds. of deadly NYC crane collapse is under investigation, 06 Feb 2016 13:33:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously. control not resonating as key issue in New Hampshire, 06 Feb 2016 14:16:03 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With each mass shooting in the United States in the past year, a debate raged about whether gun-control measures were overdue to make Americans safe. ministers want to buttress borders to stem refugee flow, 06 Feb 2016 14:34:22 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations anxious to stem the flow of asylum-seekers coming through the Balkans are increasingly considering sending more help to non-member Macedonia as a better way to protect European borders instead of relying on EU member Greece.'s el-Sissi directs $127.7 million for housing units, 06 Feb 2016 13:06:35 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state-run news agency says President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ordered that one billion Egyptian pounds ($127 million dollars) worth of funds donated by government supporters be used to build 100,000 housing units. take part in anti-Islam protests across Europe, 06 Feb 2016 14:43:31 GMTDRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Thousands of people are taking part in protests against Islam and immigration in several European cities. president fires key aide amid corruption allegations, 06 Feb 2016 12:52:16 GMTASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The president of Turkmenistan has fired a deputy prime minister amid corruption allegations. bomber targeting security forces kills 8 in Pakistan, 06 Feb 2016 13:07:35 GMTQUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber riding on a bicycle targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least eight people, mostly civilians, and wounding more than 20. Latest: Turkey aiding Syrians, but border closed, 06 Feb 2016 13:19:08 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the fighting in Syria, where government forces are waging a massive offensive around the northern city of Aleppo, once the country's largest. (all times local): Latest: More than 100 missing, 13 dead in Taiwan quake, 06 Feb 2016 12:42:45 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local): state laws on domestic abuse, gun rights, 06 Feb 2016 13:13:43 GMTSpecifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms: police say 12 skiers caught in avalanche, 06 Feb 2016 14:29:18 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police in Austria say 12 skiers from the Czech Republic have been caught in an Alpine avalanche. Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill, 06 Feb 2016 14:12:18 GMTGARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is feeling very much at home in this southern German resort, on and off the hill.'s New Hampshire challenge: Winning trust, 06 Feb 2016 15:28:30 GMTPORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton seems to be having trouble earning the public's trust. leads in Dubai after third round, 06 Feb 2016 14:04:56 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Danny Willett shot a second successive round of seven-under par 65 to enjoy a one-shot advantage on top of the Dubai Desert Classic leaderboard after the third round Saturday.