FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:07:45 -08:00Yellen: Slower rate hikes if economy disappointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98ef79bf3ba8436682d8ea5b9c9cfa3fWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:25:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could hamper growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98ef79bf3ba8436682d8ea5b9c9cfa3fFrench lawmakers to vote on divisive citizenship billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a8d097a76645b49efeaf280179e210Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:56:57 GMTPARIS (AP) — French lawmakers will vote on a divisive bill aimed at changing the constitution to introduce the possibility of revoking the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges in the wake of the Paris attacks last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a8d097a76645b49efeaf280179e210The Latest: Turkey criticizes UN handling of refugee crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e87c0fc7fcd49718eab153a3cf55a96Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:33:04 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e87c0fc7fcd49718eab153a3cf55a963 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ddaa4a7c359476d846e835eaf6f102aWed, 10 Feb 2016 13:58:26 GMTDONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least three people have been killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus hit a land mine in a no man's land between separatist rebels and government troops.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ddaa4a7c359476d846e835eaf6f102aMADD to release first 50-state report on ignition interlockshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0930a45de78842ad93d726336cf74037Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:14:37 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The group Mothers Against Drunk Driving will release its first report on the number of times drunken drivers are stopped from using their vehicles by ignition interlock devices in all 50 states.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0930a45de78842ad93d726336cf74037Turkish PM lashes out at UN, says refugees it accepts serves Syria's 'ethnic cleansing' aimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc84168c6ff5476294e668fb5db4f469Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:37:13 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Turkish PM lashes out at UN, says refugees it accepts serves Syria's 'ethnic cleansing' aims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc84168c6ff5476294e668fb5db4f469Inadequate oversight blamed in deadly Illinois highway crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9d94331f08b4bccba095423603c0ef1Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:58:10 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A federal accident investigations board says inadequate safety oversight was partly to blame for a fatal crash near Chicago in which a truck driver fell asleep and plowed into stopped emergency vehicles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9d94331f08b4bccba095423603c0ef1AP Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b08bf08aabf94055b8e6e6bd3e9d7cb7Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:16:00 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, according to a U.S. Navy report obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b08bf08aabf94055b8e6e6bd3e9d7cb7Harvard receives a record number of applicantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbfc7b8aabce44ed84622c94aafe36f0Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:04:55 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University has received a record 39,044 applications for next fall's freshman class, a nearly 5 percent increase over last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbfc7b8aabce44ed84622c94aafe36f0The Latest: Witness hopes judge has enough info for decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c6977d36bd34925bf9f5ad85f309525Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:48:57 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Adnan Syed's retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular "Serial" podcast (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c6977d36bd34925bf9f5ad85f309525India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f17908f14dd84369930ed6b6bfabf31bWed, 10 Feb 2016 13:58:31 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f17908f14dd84369930ed6b6bfabf31bFerguson's proposed amendments to the DOJ consent decreehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e87a7fda3cba49aa8d792918edef211fWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:22:20 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council has voted unanimously to approve a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, but with seven amendments, or "conditions of acceptance."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e87a7fda3cba49aa8d792918edef211fSpain: Prosecutors urge release of puppeteers in terror casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab393d33639f4c918e9c1a230a7c4d1cWed, 10 Feb 2016 13:55:27 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors on Wednesday called on the National Court to release two puppeteers whose arrest for allegedly praising terrorism in a show last week raised considerable controversy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab393d33639f4c918e9c1a230a7c4d1cGermany cites free speech amid Polish ire at Carnival floathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4de80b2e6994cb7b28e48c26726001eWed, 10 Feb 2016 13:42:29 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The German government has rejected any suggestion it might take action over a Carnival float that drew the ire of Poland's government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4de80b2e6994cb7b28e48c26726001eEx-priest arrested in 1960 killing of Texas schoolteacherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11746215a1f8467fbafbe8f77fcbb296Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:43:59 GMTMCALLEN, Texas (AP) — A former priest has been arrested in Arizona in the 1960 slaying of a 25-year-old Texas schoolteacher and beauty queen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11746215a1f8467fbafbe8f77fcbb296Chinese investors bid $1.2B for Norwegian tech firm Operahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a470567ca9d4a2792442cfaa97f0cb9Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:38:08 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Opera Software, a Norwegian company behind one of the world's most popular browsers, says Chinese investors have made a $1.2 billion takeover offer, causing its stock to jump more than 30 percent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a470567ca9d4a2792442cfaa97f0cb9Moreland's $5.7M deal with Rangers avoids arbitrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c28be20021da4e989722a7809df7488fWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:08:47 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — First baseman Mitch Moreland has agreed to a $5.7 million, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing set for Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c28be20021da4e989722a7809df7488fJudge deliberates on new trial for "Serial" defendanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5feacd992bc24fa89bf44e00f5d34409Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:23:19 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the five-day post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he'd seen in the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5feacd992bc24fa89bf44e00f5d34409EU and Britain have big differences over 'ever-closer union'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b0448fc24ec450dba81ba5c932452f2Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:22:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — For Britain and the European Union, they are words that expose big philosophical differences: "Ever closer union."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b0448fc24ec450dba81ba5c932452f2Car strikes gas tanker in Pakistan, killing 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e136a5ee1e3e4ecd9cfb283e2d5015c4Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:27:00 GMTLAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police official says a car slammed into a gas tanker, causing a fireball that killed 10 people, including six children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e136a5ee1e3e4ecd9cfb283e2d5015c4Yellen says pace of future rate hikes could be slowedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a6ea55ad3474ae69411ac94a4e0d02fWed, 10 Feb 2016 13:40:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could derail growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a6ea55ad3474ae69411ac94a4e0d02fSarasota Opera caps unique Verdi projecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10c8dda379ac4ba5bdfabdc3deec3a88Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:52:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When the curtain rises on Giuseppe Verdi's "La Battaglia di Legnano" ("The Battle of Legnano") in Sarasota, Florida., later this month, it will cap an achievement as historic in its way as the military victory the opera celebrates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10c8dda379ac4ba5bdfabdc3deec3a88School board: Basketball team can play during hazing probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/910371fa9d9145f187d8c1705e0bb47bWed, 10 Feb 2016 13:51:50 GMTLEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania school board voted to let a high school basketball team play while police investigate alleged hazing-related assaults over the last decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/910371fa9d9145f187d8c1705e0bb47bZimbabwe needs $1.5 billion in food aid, says vice presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da93f34467384ffcac38b742c69af7c3Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:49:11 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's vice president says the drought-stricken country needs to raise $1.5 billion for food aid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da93f34467384ffcac38b742c69af7c3Ex-employee of Israeli PM wins abuse casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab12a34f3e484f2d821dfcbb8d21b5a4Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:43:41 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has ruled in favor of a former member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's housekeeping staff who had complained he was mistreated by Netanyahu's wife, Sara.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab12a34f3e484f2d821dfcbb8d21b5a4The Latest: Stock markets solid after Yellen remarkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b0133181eb7477c97634910d09e379dWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:26:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b0133181eb7477c97634910d09e379dNATO chief expects OK for greater presence in Eastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5403250880ed4ea1b7724849e658254cWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:59:35 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers should approve plans Wednesday for increasing NATO's presence in Eastern Europe to deter Russia, and discuss what the alliance might do to stanch the ongoing flow of migrants into Europe, the organization's secretary-general said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5403250880ed4ea1b7724849e658254cUnruly passenger diverts Boston-San Diego flight to Denverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d639e1f52354089906d5a6005abc715Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:48:21 GMTDENVER (AP) — A plane bound for San Diego was diverted to Denver after a passenger allegedly became agitated and started yelling threats.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d639e1f52354089906d5a6005abc715Jury finds 3 men guilty of helping friend travel to Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e3c7e92ebd427f9a79d51b868c296bWed, 10 Feb 2016 13:59:51 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British jury has found three young men guilty of helping a friend travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e3c7e92ebd427f9a79d51b868c296bFor Donald Trump, for 1 night, there was so much winning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/261e7babeaeb43aea09636195d5727caWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:46:25 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/261e7babeaeb43aea09636195d5727caEU appeals for migrant action as summit loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d63841b66714491abfeb57747cec3916Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:45:25 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union appealed Wednesday for member countries to step up efforts to manage the refugee crisis, saying they are still reacting far too slowly as thousands continue to arrive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d63841b66714491abfeb57747cec3916Delaware governor to sign resolution apologizing for slaveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee63bca4835405e965a2eafb6ae0c9eWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:11:17 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Gov. Jack Markell will sign a resolution apologizing for Delaware's role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee63bca4835405e965a2eafb6ae0c9eEx-OSU star Clarett admits DUI, gets 2 years' probationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edef8eedcf724d4fb792e09b96e75433Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:08:16 GMTMOUNT GILEAD, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State star running back Maurice Clarett has admitted driving under the influence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edef8eedcf724d4fb792e09b96e75433Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d499487ad6a4281ad019a9a3912a738Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:50:52 GMTKOLKATA, India (AP) — A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing cars and homes and sending panicked people running before the animal was tranquilized to be returned to the forest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d499487ad6a4281ad019a9a3912a738Image of Asia: Elephant's wild visit to Indian town stoppedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fbb43cfb44a444fa35116aab7dd3ef5Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:12:58 GMTIn this photo, a wild elephant that strayed into an east Indian town stands after authorities shot it with a tranquilizer gun. The elephant had wandered from the Baikunthapur forest on Wednesday, crossing roads and a small river before entering Siliguri in West Bengal state. The panicked elephant ran amok for several hours, trampling parked cars and motorbikes before it was clear the animal was unable to get back to the forest. It appeared to be afraid of people and did not attack anyone. Crowds of people watched the frightened elephant's rampage. It was shot three times with a tranquilizer gun and removed by crane and truck once it calmed down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fbb43cfb44a444fa35116aab7dd3ef5UAE picks woman to be first "happiness" ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa6d37d88aa649b3a6f71281770c043bWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:57:26 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has named a woman as its first minister of state for happiness and appointed a 22-year-old to a ministerial post overseeing youth affairs in a Cabinet shake-up designed to inject fresh thinking into the oil-rich country's government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa6d37d88aa649b3a6f71281770c043bThe Latest: Rubio: 'We're going to be the nominee'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eda7f4cb890a40caa2081c02312166beWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:09:45 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eda7f4cb890a40caa2081c02312166beNorth Myrtle Beach Chamber unveiling 2016 ad campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64afe85b5c80466c999389aa59558172Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:59:08 GMTNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — It's still the dead of winter, but it's not too early to think about a summer vacation on the South Carolina coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64afe85b5c80466c999389aa59558172US stocks open higher as Fed's Yellen signals cautionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2545d9d527401989fd1c01d77577b7Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:43:16 GMTStocks are edging mostly higher, setting the market up for its first gain after three down days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2545d9d527401989fd1c01d77577b7The Latest: Turkish PM lashes out at 'two-faced' UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5d9dc49ab7f4706ae99f5dd48d31f2fWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:51:08 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5d9dc49ab7f4706ae99f5dd48d31f2fCiting security, Davos organizers postpone Egypt conferencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91f58a83cb684e068e038193e0048d65Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:21:54 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Organizers of the World Economic Forum, which holds an annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, have postponed a similar conference planned to take place in Egypt this spring over security concerns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91f58a83cb684e068e038193e0048d65Bill to strip Planned Parenthood funds nears Kasich's deskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/556ac26e2de847879d5a72d6188bef12Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:24:58 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill stripping government money from Planned Parenthood, a move that might help him with conservatives who dominate the upcoming Republican presidential primary in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/556ac26e2de847879d5a72d6188bef12Riders want restrictions eased on horses on beachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aee1e325cb34a5a8d393a94786dcd06Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:53:20 GMTMYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Riders want Myrtle Beach City Council to ease recently enforced restrictions on horses on the beach.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aee1e325cb34a5a8d393a94786dcd06Demolitions in Moscow draw protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/290c07bc89e443068dc048ad1ade93aeWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:10:52 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of buildings and shops around the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/290c07bc89e443068dc048ad1ade93aeAsahi looking to get Peroni, Grolsch beers from AB Inbevhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a58e2d580d54a6cb4d2302840ca58a3Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:54:14 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Japanese brewer Asahi Group Holdings is seeking to buy the classic European beer brands Grolsch and Peroni and Britain's Meantime for 2.55 billion euros ($2.85 billion) from AB InBev, the world's biggest brewer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a58e2d580d54a6cb4d2302840ca58a3Judge to decide trial of woman charged in son's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816ce0daf7034c2d9212d69b838661d9Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:20:59 GMTPULASKI, Va. (AP) — The trial of the mother of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank will be decided by a judge, rather than a jury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816ce0daf7034c2d9212d69b838661d9Cops: Arrested NY man admits role in nearly 100 theft caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d087f3f6e84e27833996c323906531Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:24:30 GMTAUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d087f3f6e84e27833996c323906531Man who won new trial on flawed hair evidence seeking bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f471d56a478b4e719afb463544dc1a17Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:59:33 GMTNEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A man who spent three decades in prison based in part on a single strand of hair will ask a Massachusetts judge to free him on bail while he awaits a new trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f471d56a478b4e719afb463544dc1a17Turkey president fires back at UN over demand to open borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcf6486511644ed29f82b96edc178aa0Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:43:31 GMTKILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Wednesday fired back at the United Nations for demanding that Turkey open its border to tens of thousands of more Syrian refugees, accusing the world body of being ineffective over the refugee crisis and of not shouldering the burden like Turkey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcf6486511644ed29f82b96edc178aa0Germany: 5 go on trial for aiding Islamic extremist groupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac6ec92c9c1d408eafdc26583c0926baWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:22:55 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Four men and one woman have gone on trial in Germany accused of supporting Islamic extremist groups in Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac6ec92c9c1d408eafdc26583c0926ba