FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:12:57 -08:00Iranian hard-line newspapers criticize Farhadi's Oscar winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/329d99719d084ce8a36a802da3a52c9eTue, 28 Feb 2017 11:24:22 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Two Iranian hard-line newspapers have criticized Asghar Farhadi's best foreign film Oscar, claiming "politics" brought him the award.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/329d99719d084ce8a36a802da3a52c9eGene therapy to fight a blood cancer succeeds in major studyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f32fb52b1e154d6299beb6f32e23ebdaTue, 28 Feb 2017 12:04:50 GMTAn experimental gene therapy that turns a patient's own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study, with more than one-third of very sick lymphoma patients showing no sign of disease six months after a single treatment, its maker said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f32fb52b1e154d6299beb6f32e23ebdaKellyanne Conway kneels on Oval Office couch, sparks debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/264ac0a6d0694ddaa6d441c16d5f52c7Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:18:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/264ac0a6d0694ddaa6d441c16d5f52c7The Latest: Trump suggests leaving many fed jobs unfilledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c05ced9a6bcd44ba85e02c82050658f9Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:05:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c05ced9a6bcd44ba85e02c82050658f9IMF says Iran rebounds after nuclear deal, but danger loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c99ee83dcce64e34b22315fe7ece6e0aTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:47:34 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's economy rebounded out of a recession after the nuclear deal with world powers, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, though uncertainty over future sanctions and problems plaguing the country's domestic banks could cause fiscal trouble ahead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c99ee83dcce64e34b22315fe7ece6e0aJapan's Emperor Akihito on first-ever visit to Vietnamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e85cd2f1cde540f5be4d3fa92c1f1425Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:06:11 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday for a visit to promote goodwill and soothe some of the wounds of World War II by meeting with the abandoned wives of former Japanese soldiers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e85cd2f1cde540f5be4d3fa92c1f1425The Latest: Trump to order review of Obama rule on waterwayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee3512329a54b6b8628420b5dd44aceTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:54:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee3512329a54b6b8628420b5dd44aceAcademy apologizes for Oscars best picture gaffehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0a8cad316a48a9ac30bb17d2b6b3b7Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:18:59 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is apologizing to the cast and crews of the films "La La Land" and "Moonlight" for the mistaken announcement of the best picture winner during Sunday night's Oscars award ceremony.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0a8cad316a48a9ac30bb17d2b6b3b7EU budget chief: could use part of oil tax to finance EUhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/438a73ff40dc4afb85a87705a97d8de0Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:31:55 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's budget chief is suggesting that member countries could in the future put aside a portion of their tax revenues from oil to help finance the bloc.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/438a73ff40dc4afb85a87705a97d8de0Arizona leader kills protest bill after widespread criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84a2ae91f5324e2a9bb42e595e30f133Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:32:23 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The speaker of the Arizona House said he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges, a move prompted by widespread criticism that the legislation sought to limit First Amendment rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84a2ae91f5324e2a9bb42e595e30f133Deported Singaporean says UK treated her 'like a terrorist'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/288eb592e76f46e2a465a6efda34077cTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:15:03 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — A Singaporean grandmother who was deported from Britain because her immigration status had lapsed said Tuesday that police treated her "like a terrorist" before putting her on a plane back to Asia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/288eb592e76f46e2a465a6efda34077cSaudi Aramco inks $7 billion deal for Malaysian oil venturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e8991145de04ebca123ba13c47666f0Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:06:39 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Oil giant Saudi Aramco signed a $7 billion deal Tuesday to take a 50 percent stake in a mega Malaysian oil refinery project, in a pact expected to help Saudi Arabia increase trade in Southeast Asia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e8991145de04ebca123ba13c47666f0How would you change France? Voters in downbeat town respondhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fb8db983c9246b687b77e42a94d46b0Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:47:18 GMTCREPY-EN-VALOIS, France (AP) — A handwritten sign invited market-goers in Crepy-en-Valois, a down-and-out town north of Paris, to make their voices heard ahead of France's pivotal presidential election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fb8db983c9246b687b77e42a94d46b0Suspected jihadists attack northern Burkina Faso townshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0185185acecb4046a6c9b26e4f1f0abeTue, 28 Feb 2017 09:34:10 GMTOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities in Burkina Faso say suspected jihadists have attacked two communities in the north while an international film festival takes place in the capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0185185acecb4046a6c9b26e4f1f0abeMalaysian tycoon stresses over Vancouver project with Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5450d6c2baa8455ead5bff8cf94f83b2Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:28:00 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian property developer Tiah Joo Kim got way more than he bargained for when he signed a licensing deal to use the Trump brand on the Trump International Hotel and Tower that is opening this week in the Canadian city of Vancouver.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5450d6c2baa8455ead5bff8cf94f83b2Trump ordering review of Obama rule protecting small streamshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b48aa2242f3a45e58e85a81168e10565Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:07:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b48aa2242f3a45e58e85a81168e10565Bangladesh militants get death sentence for killing Japanesehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f5608f6a11844fc95d03d955802d92eTue, 28 Feb 2017 09:24:29 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Five members of a banned militant group were sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court Tuesday for involvement in the slaying of a Japanese agricultural researcher two years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f5608f6a11844fc95d03d955802d92eDr. Phil interview of face-biting suspect to be releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4172b70ad6db41d7a80c209809b57724Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:35:27 GMTSTUART, Fla. (AP) — An unaired interview Dr. Phil McGraw had with a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and chewing on the dead man's face is expected to be released.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4172b70ad6db41d7a80c209809b5772410 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1cc132e45a46b98eb2206409daaf84Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:02:43 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1cc132e45a46b98eb2206409daaf84What's next for Samsung as executives face criminal charges?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/818149f513f74c1c9bf5c04e6da3bf31Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:31:42 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Five Samsung executives, including the company's 48-year-old billionaire heir, will stand trial in the coming months on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a massive scandal that toppled South Korea's president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/818149f513f74c1c9bf5c04e6da3bf31Bailout talks restart in Greece as big repayment dates loomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/970bc467ea2d4c10abd91d9dc61f45eeTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:28:01 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Talks between bailout inspectors and the Greek government have resumed in Athens after a months-long delays caused by disagreements over austerity measures.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/970bc467ea2d4c10abd91d9dc61f45eeN. Korean diplomats in Malaysia to seek Kim's brother's bodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c3902f64a7445dc8588fdd691142231Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:54:53 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A high-level North Korean delegation arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday seeking the body of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, the victim of a nerve-agent attack that many suspect the North itself of orchestrating.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c3902f64a7445dc8588fdd691142231Funeral to be held for Briton killed in South African attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2b06eaace32401e847e6ed20f937101Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:01:55 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mourners in South Africa plan to hold a funeral for a British woman who was allegedly tortured before being killed by attackers at her farm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2b06eaace32401e847e6ed20f937101Historically black colleges push for financial supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/229de1f695454b3bae126b9a131261cfTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:22:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents from a majority of the country's historically black colleges and universities are in Washington this week, calling for $25 billion in the upcoming budget to help address priorities including infrastructure, college readiness and financial aid as President Trump prepares to sign an executive order aimed at signaling his commitment to the schools.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/229de1f695454b3bae126b9a131261cfProbe of US-based Turk hacker leads to Austrian intel fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47562e5972d540dca6e7cdf551317d70Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:06:27 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Austria's intelligence services should be celebrating a success in tracking down a U.S.-based Turkish hacker who attacked several government websites. Instead, they are embroiled in a dispute over who should be handling the probe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47562e5972d540dca6e7cdf551317d70Etna volcano erupts in fiery show of lava in eastern Sicilyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d32125e61f4d44a0b34c63e099d3adTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:53:27 GMTROME (AP) — Mount Etna has erupted in a fiery show of lava in eastern Sicily.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d32125e61f4d44a0b34c63e099d3adAustrian intel investigates report of US-based Turk hackerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd721f3841fe4180b327dfa04cab8cc5Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:07:55 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Austria's domestic intelligence service says it is investigating a report that a U.S-based Turkish activist is responsible for a series of cyberattacks on Austrian organizations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd721f3841fe4180b327dfa04cab8cc5Israeli forces begin evacuating 9 settler homes in West Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/083e38fef46440a0a3839500946a28a3Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:29:00 GMTOFRA, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces began evacuating nine homes in the West Bank settlement of Ofra on Tuesday, following a Supreme Court decision that ruled they were built on private Palestinian land.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/083e38fef46440a0a3839500946a28a3UN: 8,000 flee as Iraqi forces fight IS in western Mosulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7f1ad677d6a455189d28af17e23e5d6Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:26:23 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Since Iraqi government forces launched the push to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group last week, about 8,000 people have fled from that part of the city and surrounding villages, the U.N. humanitarian aid agency said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7f1ad677d6a455189d28af17e23e5d6Egyptian police arrest 22 over riot in coastal cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/276f034baaaa4da585f72ab46e9d7ccaTue, 28 Feb 2017 11:50:35 GMTPORT SAID, Egypt (AP) — Security officials say police have arrested 22 people after hundreds went on a rampage in Egypt's coastal city of Port Said to protest death sentences for 10 residents for their part in a deadly 2012 soccer riot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/276f034baaaa4da585f72ab46e9d7ccaSauber names Tatiana Calderon as development driverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b384eb06717048d6b286decf15691fa1Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:31:52 GMTMONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Formula One team Sauber has named Tatiana Calderon of Colombia as a development driver.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b384eb06717048d6b286decf15691fa1The Latest: Trump says Obama behind some political protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a8d7ad93fca493495a68f7cd977ee95Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:53:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a8d7ad93fca493495a68f7cd977ee95UK judge says Tunisia police 'shambolic' during beach attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/546a5cae6c4d48d6a7aa0dc3132a9011Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:38:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British coroner says the Tunisian police response to a deadly gun attack on the beach resort of Sousse was "at best shambolic, at worst cowardly."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/546a5cae6c4d48d6a7aa0dc3132a9011The Latest: Trump denies 'major leak process' at White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95ea906e7e0d48378c2cee40ab9cec19Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:31:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95ea906e7e0d48378c2cee40ab9cec19Activists: Syrian pro-government forces near IS-held Palmyrahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58738efe3b5c440c8fb04bacd031144fTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:00:55 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say pro-government forces have reached the outskirts of Palmyra in their push to drive Islamic State militants from the ancient town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58738efe3b5c440c8fb04bacd031144fThai university riled by lecturers' criticism of governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eb6087035a34e729ed7f2e25ab0c0b2Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:28:55 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Rights groups are urging a university to drop an investigation of a group of lecturers who criticized Thailand's military junta, calling the university's response an attack on free speech and academic freedom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eb6087035a34e729ed7f2e25ab0c0b2Fake fashion fuels vast illicit profits, sea of human miseryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a3513eb64e14d9984e2a97755221533Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:38:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — In a warehouse at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport, a border officer pulls open a cardboard box he suspects contains contraband goods. Bingo — his instincts are rewarded.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a3513eb64e14d9984e2a97755221533Target rattles Wall Street with weak quarter, outlookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bab101495d04c97824cdc8c5199ac70Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:47:16 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $817 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bab101495d04c97824cdc8c5199ac70No $5 million African leadership award this year, group sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa5ce82131c349f7802a2ce8af5c5bafTue, 28 Feb 2017 11:28:49 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Once again, there is no winner of a $5 million award for African leadership.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa5ce82131c349f7802a2ce8af5c5baf3 dead, 2 injured in plane that hits houses in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44fe37c613224bc69d7db927dc25f97cTue, 28 Feb 2017 09:37:41 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44fe37c613224bc69d7db927dc25f97c'Biggest Loser' host Bob Harper 'better' after heart attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97c394d8a850433a9c5bb66712ee758cTue, 28 Feb 2017 11:52:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "Biggest Loser" host Bob Harper says he's "feeling better" and "taking it easy" two weeks after suffering a heart attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97c394d8a850433a9c5bb66712ee758cEU court rejects bid to nix tariffs on Chinese solar panelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e4dba39aad14e20b0451f1951af9024Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:30:36 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — A European Union court has dismissed a bid by 26 companies to annul anti-dumping tariffs imposed by the bloc on Chinese solar panels more than three years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e4dba39aad14e20b0451f1951af9024Historically black colleges pushing for financial supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cf4e8141c0c4f518c523bd6459d6a5bTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:13:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of presidents from the country's historically black colleges and universities are in Washington to meet with Trump administration and Republican officials, seeking policy changes and funding they hope will benefit their schools.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cf4e8141c0c4f518c523bd6459d6a5bTaiwan marks crackdown anniversary amid China tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b38849d55edb4255bbcf04b4f3bcb76aTue, 28 Feb 2017 10:40:07 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday the island's democracy is mature enough to handle a thorough investigation into a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters 70 years ago, an event seen as a rallying point by those who reject China's claim to the self-governing island.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b38849d55edb4255bbcf04b4f3bcb76a5 things analysts and investors want to hear in Trump speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05da6d15be9a44a7ab898dfd1651b0c2Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:54:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Economists and investors will be looking for one thing above all from President Donald Trump's speech to the nation Tuesday night:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05da6d15be9a44a7ab898dfd1651b0c2Philippine president apologizes to Germany over beheadinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d31a0b7180574773a1b3cbe4c266c1f6Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:36:20 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has apologized to Germany for failing to stop the beheading of a German hostage by Muslim militants and said a massive offensive backed by fighter jets against the extremists was underway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d31a0b7180574773a1b3cbe4c266c1f6British Chambers of Commerce offers Brexit wish listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c5bc6448814d83b63a41b5139204e9Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:31:49 GMTLONDON (AP) — The British Chambers of Commerce is urging the U.K. government to put forward a clear timetable for Brexit, arguing that the break from the European Union should be delayed if a trade deal remains incomplete at the end of the two-year time frame for negotiations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c5bc6448814d83b63a41b5139204e9Taco truck serves highway lunch for stranded Seattle drivershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1130bb3da8a74b09915dee4e8758b762Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:29:51 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A taco truck that became stranded in a massive Seattle traffic jam came to the rescue of hungry drivers by opening up and serving lunch on the interstate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1130bb3da8a74b09915dee4e8758b762Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3caa80686f034dd986ff914f7625e818Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:10:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. His allies hope it will help him move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that he has dealt with so far.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3caa80686f034dd986ff914f7625e818Trump takes on entrenched practice of Washington leakshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea6c48c89a04ff99f589c77883a1803Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:06:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wanted to crack down on leaks last week, he collected his aides' cell phones to check for communication with reporters. The crackdown quickly leaked.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea6c48c89a04ff99f589c77883a1803