FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Aug 2015 07:46:21 -07:00Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfire, 28 Aug 2015 14:35:22 GMTCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames. coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers, 28 Aug 2015 13:53:41 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year's European Championship. envoy says Libya talks must end in 2 weeks, 28 Aug 2015 13:21:44 GMTSKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) — Talks to form a national unity government in Libya moved forward Friday without one of the main negotiating partners as the U.N. envoy said an agreement must be reached in the next two weeks. Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking, 28 Aug 2015 14:38:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members. consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, 28 Aug 2015 13:15:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months.'s a boy! National Zoo's surviving newborn panda is male, 28 Aug 2015 13:45:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo's panda parents, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, have another son. of Asia: Ashton Eaton races to wide lead in decathlon, 28 Aug 2015 13:41:07 GMTIn this photo by David J. Phillip, decathlete Ashton Eaton celebrates winning the decathlon's 400-meter race at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. He set a world record, running the distance in 45.00 seconds, and extended his lead through five events. The defending world champion has 4,703 points after the event's first day, a lead of 173 over Damian Warner of Canada. Eaton set the world record of 9,039 points at the U.S. Olympic trials for the 2012 London Games, where he won gold. The decathlon concludes Saturday. feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast, 28 Aug 2015 13:46:53 GMTZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean. Latest: Officials say both journalists were shot in head, 28 Aug 2015 13:59:55 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): journalists detained in Turkey, 28 Aug 2015 14:11:27 GMTDIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Officials and media reports say two British journalists have been detained in Turkey's largest, mainly-Kurdish city, along with their translator. wins 200; Eaton leads decathlon at worlds, 28 Aug 2015 13:17:26 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Dafne Schippers completed an incredible switch from heptathlete to sprinter by winning the 200-meter world title Friday, denying Jamaica its fourth gold medal in the two fastest races on the track.'s migrant crisis brings tragedy by land and sea, 28 Aug 2015 13:44:51 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Rescue workers counted dozens of victims Friday from the increasingly desperate tide of humanity sweeping into Europe fleeing war, oppression and poverty. Austrian police said 71 people likely suffocated in an airless truck and authorities estimated 200 people drowned off the Libyan coast when two overloaded boats bound for Europe capsized.'s Walker promises to aggressively confront terrorism, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:04 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism." bronze for US in 2 hurdles finals; Schippers wins 200, 28 Aug 2015 14:15:55 GMTBEIJING (AP) — On a night when the United States was looking for five medals in the two sprint hurdle races at the world championships, only Aries Merritt delivered — a bronze for the kidney patient that should feel like gold. sailor gets sick after Rio regatta, 28 Aug 2015 14:37:49 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German sailor has fallen ill and is getting daily hospital treatment for several infections after competing in polluted water at a test event for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. already growing tired of questions on Balotelli, 28 Aug 2015 14:19:41 GMTMILAN (AP) — One day after Mario Balotelli's loan back to AC Milan began, Rossoneri coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is already growing tired of questions about the maverick striker. Latest: Former president Bush arrives in New Orleans, 28 Aug 2015 14:28:16 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. draws new scrutiny to railways linking open Europe, 28 Aug 2015 14:12:20 GMTPARIS (AP) — Europe's rail system is at the heart of its open borders, a way for passengers to travel on some of the world's fastest and most sophisticated mass transit with no need for passports or even ID. say Oklahoma inmate is insane, try to halt execution, 28 Aug 2015 14:10:26 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 has become insane while in prison, and his upcoming execution should be halted, the man's attorneys argue in a new court case. Latest: Danielle Williams wins 100 hurdles at worlds, 28 Aug 2015 13:44:09 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): resume deliberations in prep school rape case, 28 Aug 2015 14:26:08 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberating in the case of a former New Hampshire prep school student charged with raping a freshman last year as part of a tradition of sexual conquest days before he graduated. and Pakistani border guards trade gunfire, 9 killed, 28 Aug 2015 14:14:24 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire in the divided region of Kashmir, leaving nine civilians dead and another 63 wounded, authorities said Friday. army kills 5 Naga rebels in remote northeast, 28 Aug 2015 13:52:10 GMTGAUHATI, India (AP) — India's army on Friday killed five insurgents from a Naga rebel group that months earlier attacked the military in the country's remote northeastern region bordering Myanmar, an official said. gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina, 28 Aug 2015 13:07:17 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business. of emergency declared in Florida; tropical storm nears, 28 Aug 2015 14:04:45 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday that Tropical Storm Erika poses a "severe threat to the entire state" and declared a state of emergency. Latest on TV shooting: Shopping center opens again, 28 Aug 2015 13:35:19 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): spill closes popular beach at New York's Lake George, 28 Aug 2015 12:58:41 GMTLAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — A popular beach at New York's Lake George is closed after an oily substance was spilled into the water. gets more than 11 years for helping Islamic State, 28 Aug 2015 14:01:59 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia teenager has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and providing other aid to the militant group. officials: Both slain journalists shot in head; cause of death listed as homicide, 28 Aug 2015 13:59:24 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — State officials: Both slain journalists shot in head; cause of death listed as homicide. stocks edge lower early after sharp two-day surge, 28 Aug 2015 14:12:27 GMTU.S. stocks drifted edged lower in early trading Friday, coming off two days of strong gains as the market closes out a wild week. Latest: Syrians on the move seek better life in Europe, 28 Aug 2015 14:38:04 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.'s caretaker cabinet sworn in ahead of early vote, 28 Aug 2015 14:04:46 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new caretaker government, led by the nation's first female prime minister, was sworn in Friday and headed straight into a cabinet meeting as the country faces an election next month. interior minister calls for restraint in protests, 28 Aug 2015 13:37:02 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Security forces have orders to show restraint at a planned mass protest against Lebanon's government this weekend, but will not tolerate attempts by "thugs" to make trouble, Lebanon's interior minister said Friday. tally in favor of Iran deal climbs to 30 in Senate, 28 Aug 2015 13:55:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has become the 30th senator to back the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows. soaks Puerto Rico after 4 killed in Dominica, 28 Aug 2015 14:08:14 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico with rain and wind Friday after killing at least four people and causing devastating floods and mudslides in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where authorities said about 20 people were still missing. organizers defend designer over logo, deny it's copied, 28 Aug 2015 14:00:32 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers defended a Japanese designer in a logo scandal Friday, denying allegations his design for the 2020 Games was copied from a Belgian theater. stocks open slightly lower after sharp two-day surge, 28 Aug 2015 13:40:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower after a sharp two-day surge, as the stock market closes out a wild week. asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:14 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine asked Russia on Friday for lower gas prices for the winter and said Moscow should accept to write off a part of its loans to Kiev, as other international bondholders did this week. group frees 163 children in Central African Republic, 28 Aug 2015 14:39:28 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UNICEF says an armed militia group in Central African Republic has released 163 children, some of thousands who have been conscripted in jobs like cooks, messengers, and even combatants. Latest: Hungary arrests 21 in crackdown on smugglers, 28 Aug 2015 13:35:25 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. Latest: Shubenkov wins men's 110-meter hurdles at worlds, 28 Aug 2015 13:26:26 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): about this week's market turmoil in China and beyond, 28 Aug 2015 13:02:55 GMTBEIJING (AP) — With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated — at least for now — here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn: Latest: Smugglers beat migrants who begged for air, 28 Aug 2015 13:12:21 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeria, 28 Aug 2015 14:25:21 GMTBAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote farming and fishing villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Friday. authorities brace for protests at refugee shelter, 28 Aug 2015 12:56:52 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German authorities are bracing for possible far-right violence in the eastern state of Saxony at the weekend, with Chancellor Angela Merkel promising federal support for local police, after a court on Friday nixed a blanket ban on public assembly in the town of Heidenau. detains 10 smugglers in deaths of 52 migrants, 28 Aug 2015 13:59:55 GMTROME (AP) — Prosecutors in Sicily detained 10 people on suspicion of smuggling and murder Friday for having allegedly crammed dozens of migrants into the airless hold of a boat where 52 bodies were found this week. picks Liverpool's Emre Can for Euro qualifiers, 28 Aug 2015 13:06:59 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany coach Joachim Loew called up Liverpool midfielder Emre Can on Friday for the upcoming European Championship qualifying matches against Poland and Scotland. Latest: Dafne Schippers wins 200-meter world title, 28 Aug 2015 13:05:27 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): No charges for police involved in fatal shooting, 28 Aug 2015 13:55:25 GMTPORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors say the Portsmouth, Virginia, officers involved in a fatal shooting of a black man in March won't be charged. police finds stolen bas relief in right-wing attack, 28 Aug 2015 13:53:39 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg on Friday found fragments of a 100-year old bas relief depicting the mythical demon Mephistopheles which was removed from the facade of a historic building, in a possible right-wing act of revenge.