FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Aug 2016 06:17:14 -07:00Obama administration taps Kim for second term at World Bank, 25 Aug 2016 12:47:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is nominating current World Bank President Jim Yong Kim for a second term leading the 189-nation international lending organization. rejects US Treasury concerns over tax probe bias, 25 Aug 2016 09:54:20 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive branch rejected Thursday the U.S. government's complaint that its probes into sweetheart tax deals between EU governments and big companies are hitting U.S. firms hardest. disbands Olympic committee after troubles in Rio, 25 Aug 2016 12:56:50 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The National Olympic Committee of Kenya has been disbanded by the government amid investigations into alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. to rule if Illinois terrorism suspect's mentally fit, 25 Aug 2016 10:20:00 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to rule on whether a suburban Chicago man who's said aliens and Freemasons are after him is mentally fit for trial on terrorism charges. US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syria, 25 Aug 2016 12:49:09 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Syrian Kurdish forces have started withdrawing east of the Euphrates River, Turkish officials said Thursday, a move that could fulfill a major demand by Ankara and the United States a day after Turkey sent in tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels take a key Islamic State stronghold. is going to share your phone number with Facebook, 25 Aug 2016 12:19:09 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads on Facebook — although not on the messaging service itself. of lost WWII veteran set for return to Rhode Island, 25 Aug 2016 10:05:22 GMTPAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The remains of an Army captain who was previous lost and unaccounted for following World War II will return to his hometown in Rhode Island this weekend. rights chief seeks international probe of Yemen violence, 25 Aug 2016 10:12:12 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief on Thursday called for an international investigation of rights abuses and violence in Yemen's civil war, which has killed thousands of people, as he insisted that a domestic panel set up to look into violations has not been up to the task. for US unemployment benefits slipped last week, remained below 300K for 77th straight week, 25 Aug 2016 12:34:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment benefits slipped last week, remained below 300K for 77th straight week. Plane lost fuel pumps before Alabama crash, killing 6, 25 Aug 2016 10:55:26 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Federal aviation investigators say a pilot told air traffic controllers that fuel pumps aboard the plane were failing before it plunged to the ground and caught fire near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, killing six people from Mississippi. performs for nearly 4 hours at MetLife Stadium, 25 Aug 2016 10:39:28 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Bruce and the boys are back in the swamps of Jersey, and they're in no rush to get off the stage. Sonia Rykiel, famed for liberating women's fashion, has died at 86, French president's office says, 25 Aug 2016 09:43:59 GMTPARIS (AP) — Designer Sonia Rykiel, famed for liberating women's fashion, has died at 86, French president's office says., Kuwait agriculture ministers injured in car crash, 25 Aug 2016 10:14:25 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's health ministry says the agriculture ministers of Romania and Kuwait are receiving hospital treatment for minor injuries after being involved in a car crash. Kurdish rebels attack soldiers guarding party leader, 25 Aug 2016 12:34:48 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's interior minister says Kurdish rebels have opened fire at security forces protecting a convoy of vehicles carrying Turkey's main opposition party leader in the northeast, wounding three soldiers., residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmar, 25 Aug 2016 10:46:52 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — Using brooms and their hands, soldiers and residents of an ancient Myanmar city famous for its historic Buddhist temples began cleaning up debris Thursday from a powerful earthquake that shook the region and damaged nearly 200 pagodas. calls snap military drills, 25 Aug 2016 12:46:35 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's defense ministry says President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian Seas. calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane, 25 Aug 2016 12:54:56 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics as immoral and inhumane on Thursday. Things to Know for Today, 25 Aug 2016 09:48:54 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Rykiel, known for liberated fashion style, dies at 86, 25 Aug 2016 09:50:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — French designer Sonia Rykiel, whose relaxed striped sweaters helped liberate women from their stuffy suits and who went on to run a global fashion empire, has died. She was 86. burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts, 25 Aug 2016 10:48:29 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe. Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victims, 25 Aug 2016 10:22:33 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses. Clinton defends embattled family foundation, 25 Aug 2016 12:36:36 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says he's proud of people who have donated to the Clinton Foundation and the work the organization has done, as he waded into a dispute that Republicans are hoping will damage his wife's presidential campaign. case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida county, 25 Aug 2016 10:37:24 GMTLAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a second person in Palm Beach County, Florida, has contracted the Zika virus through a local mosquito. Sonia Rykiel, known for a relaxed style, dies at 86, 25 Aug 2016 12:45:03 GMTPARIS (AP) — Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died. She was 86. Haram violence sparks 'children's crisis,' UN says, 25 Aug 2016 10:53:56 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Nearly half a million children in areas affected by Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency could suffer from severe acute malnutrition this year, a figure that has more than doubled since the beginning of the year, the United Nations children's agency said Thursday. says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins, 25 Aug 2016 12:58:48 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived for his appeal hearing against a six-year ban from football on Thursday, pledging to accept the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport accused of firing gun at officer during traffic stop, 25 Aug 2016 10:40:10 GMTDECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia man has been arrested after he fired at gun at a suburban Atlanta police officer during a traffic stop. 'Star Trek' sets become tourist attraction in NY, 25 Aug 2016 12:38:13 GMTTICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it's being invaded by tourists. Service seeks minorities' support as it marks 100 years, 25 Aug 2016 12:32:20 GMTGRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else. Latest: Syria top diplomat in Iraq amid Turkey incursion, 25 Aug 2016 10:42:19 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local): Students Pepper-Sprayed story, 25 Aug 2016 09:58:16 GMTATLANTA (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about a parent arrested for pepper-spraying students at a school, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said the incident happened during a fight and the woman was trying to stop her son from being jumped. Green tells the AP she never said that. Mom never showed up at bus stop for kindergartener, 25 Aug 2016 10:48:46 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been arrested after police say she left her young children home alone for hours and never picked up her kindergarten student at a school bus stop. dies after falling from zip line ride at Delaware park, 25 Aug 2016 10:16:37 GMTBEAR, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a woman who fell from a zip line ride at Lums Pond State Park in Bear. LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanic, 25 Aug 2016 13:04:14 GMTNORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage is in hot water once again for comments about drug dealers arrested in the state, saying photos he's collected show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic. leader orders extremists crushed after beheading, 25 Aug 2016 10:38:23 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Abu Sayyaf extremists have beheaded a kidnapped Filipino villager after a ransom deadline lapsed in their first such brutal act under President Rodrigo Duterte, who pressed an order for troops to crush the militants. Latest: Blue Cross, Blue Shield eases some restrictions, 25 Aug 2016 12:37:35 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): priest says Pokemons are demons, 25 Aug 2016 10:54:09 GMTPODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — For a priest in Montenegro, Pokemons are no game. taken from 'world's worst zoo' arrives in South Africa, 25 Aug 2016 13:04:33 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Bengal tiger rescued from what activists have called "the worst zoo in the world" arrived in South Africa for a new home Thursday, after living in a small cage in Gaza alongside another tiger's stuffed corpse. stocks wobble as markets await comment from Yellen, 25 Aug 2016 10:53:43 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stocks fell Thursday in lackluster trading as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday for hints on a possible further interest rate increase. Forces will warn any vessel after US warship incident, 25 Aug 2016 10:44:50 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's naval forces will warn or confront any foreign ship entering the country's territorial waters, the Iranian defense minister said Thursday, remarks that came after an incident this week involving a U.S. warship. Latest: First responders to get first FEMA housing, 25 Aug 2016 12:56:28 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): orders release of a lawyer in solitary confinement, 25 Aug 2016 12:54:15 GMTCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of a prominent rights lawyer held in solitary confinement for more than 100 days after he raised a legal challenge to a decision by the country's president to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. for US unemployment benefits slipped last week, 25 Aug 2016 12:51:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly fewer people filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign the American job market remains healthy. leader treats action hero Seagal to local melons, 25 Aug 2016 10:12:31 GMTMINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has treated American action hero Steven Seagal to a harvest of carrots and watermelons at his country residence. Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donors, 25 Aug 2016 13:07:19 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living donor. men drown off British beach without lifeguard, 25 Aug 2016 10:27:55 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police say five men have drowned off a beach in southern England that had no lifeguard. army takes key town on road to Mosul from IS, 25 Aug 2016 13:05:12 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces have retaken the key town of Qayara, near a major air base south of Mosul, from the Islamic State group, according to a statement from the Iraqi prime minister's office. African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital, 25 Aug 2016 10:31:33 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation. Latest: Turkey secures area around captured Syrian town, 25 Aug 2016 09:57:02 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local): for US durable goods rebounded in July, 25 Aug 2016 12:54:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods surged in July, lifted in part by the biggest increase in orders in a key investment category since January.