FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:45:28 -08:00The Latest: Cruz: Trump not conservative enoughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/434cb8b4aa1c498d849c0f7c75b86f1dWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:31:43 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/434cb8b4aa1c498d849c0f7c75b86f1dAP Source: Christie expected to end 2016 White House bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e28eb6c475e642349d2881dcc6229047Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:39:49 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e28eb6c475e642349d2881dcc6229047Cops: Woman, child killed in NYC hotel, 2 other kids injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d30f44c16a44c11bc9892d9e918e264Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:16:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say stabbed the mother of his child and her three daughters in a New York City hotel, killing the woman and one of the girls.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d30f44c16a44c11bc9892d9e918e264The Latest: Expert rejects explanation on corrosion controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45f9e0bde0f144079de61ab2bf4d2105Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:52:09 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The latest on developments in the lead contamination of Flint's water (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45f9e0bde0f144079de61ab2bf4d2105Yellen: Slower rate hikes if economy disappointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb724fcb6d1747baa61c21f95646d423Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:44:39 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/cb724fcb6d1747baa61c21f95646d423Portugal lawmakers overturn veto on gay rights, abortion lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a3b4627fdc74b28821c078c067b5ebdWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:56:12 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Same-sex couples will soon be able to adopt children in Portugal after lawmakers voted to overturn a presidential veto, with parliament also removing some abortion restrictions Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a3b4627fdc74b28821c078c067b5ebdWill Kendrick Lamar make history at the Grammys?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d9706698a154983a4535232080de8a9Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:43:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar has a chance to become the first rapper to win album of the year since Outkast took the prize in 2004 for "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d9706698a154983a4535232080de8a9Inadequate oversight blamed in deadly Illinois highway crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0bf8332d21e4ad4b3c480a4beae55d6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:36:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Failed safety oversight was partly to blame for a deadly crash near Chicago in which a truck driver for a company already flagged as high-risk fell asleep and plowed into emergency vehicles, a federal accident investigations board said. The panel urged the government to turn to the insurance industry for help.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0bf8332d21e4ad4b3c480a4beae55d6Harvard receives a record number of applicantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/394b19b6ba5949f8b8071b42099270e3Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:58:23 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/394b19b6ba5949f8b8071b42099270e3Bartoli, Max Martin win Polar Music Prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7251ab16971b409e8a0bd03828c676faWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:56:27 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli who brought back "long-lost music" to listeners and Swedish hit songwriter Max Martin have won the 2016 Polar Music Prize, the prize committee said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7251ab16971b409e8a0bd03828c676faUK's Cameron blasts UN panel's ruling on WikiLeaks' Assangehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c7fa5030a4348fb8ae90219054a9755Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:25:50 GMTLONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron told Parliament on Wednesday that a U.N. panel's finding that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been wrongfully detained is "ridiculous." Assange responded quickly by accusing Cameron of libel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c7fa5030a4348fb8ae90219054a9755Government will consider Google computer to be car's driverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4c2a0b0661f410d9b2686c6012b8e4dWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:39:24 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4c2a0b0661f410d9b2686c6012b8e4dChristian, Muslim leaders in Cyprus support peace talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f184e85afa714d40a66072f9882ba121Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:44:05 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Christian and Muslim leaders in Cyprus on Wednesday repeated their full support for ongoing talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically-split country, saying their united stand for peace serves as a strong example of cooperation in a region where conflict is often fueled by religion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f184e85afa714d40a66072f9882ba121Pope on Ash Wednesday: Let's share, be more sensitivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e527fb93367b4d11be1c66f8172b8dd6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:33:30 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has smudged ashes on the bowed heads of prelates, nuns and ordinary Catholics during Ash Wednesday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. The ritual marks the start of Lent, a period of penitence, prayer and self-sacrifice as the faithful prepare for Easter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e527fb93367b4d11be1c66f8172b8dd6Double suicide bombing in Cameroon's north kills at least 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59b98ddb725419783973fa53493d29dWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:39:57 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The governor of Cameroon's Far North region says two suicide bombers have killed at least 10 people in an attack on a northern village.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59b98ddb725419783973fa53493d29dA winner in NH, Trump faces fresh test in South Carolinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c4f95afd5f54bdf8ac90550f1952897Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:19:36 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Now officially a winner after clinching New Hampshire, Donald Trump faced a fresh test for his once-improbable campaign as the Republican presidential race careened into more conservative territory in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c4f95afd5f54bdf8ac90550f1952897Alabama health agency confirms first Zika case in statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d5b651adde94760ad380c941b43fbdbWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:41:38 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama health officials say they've confirmed the first travel-related case of the Zika virus in the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d5b651adde94760ad380c941b43fbdbThe Latest: Sharpton, Sanders dine at Harlem restauranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe283e848c841dfaa551ac93f821bfaWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:38:23 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/abe283e848c841dfaa551ac93f821bfaMichigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9bb68d3a686485293ffea9c8f351a54Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:30:35 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9bb68d3a686485293ffea9c8f351a54Latest: Democrats: White House signals support for Flint aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/694807222a3a4bcd92eb85d864818138Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:23:20 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The latest on developments in the lead contamination of Flint's water (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/694807222a3a4bcd92eb85d864818138Paris music hall where 89 were killed to reopen this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fd84b8553ca4a6583ebe430702a3e44Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:35:39 GMTPARIS (AP) — The owners of the Paris concert hall where 89 people were massacred by Islamic extremists say they are aiming to host music shows again before the end of the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fd84b8553ca4a6583ebe430702a3e44Germany cites free speech amid Polish ire at Carnival floathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79d826203e41456795f085c6a38a242eWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:53:26 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The German government rejected a suggestion Wednesday that it might take action over a Carnival float that drew the ire of Poland's government this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79d826203e41456795f085c6a38a242eCentral African Republic to go ahead with elections Sundayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdf1f7a44f6a48799fea03628b1a34b2Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:54:31 GMTBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic's long awaited presidential runoff vote will go forward Sunday alongside a second attempt at credible legislative elections, election authorities said as the two top candidates campaigned outside the capital Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdf1f7a44f6a48799fea03628b1a34b2Big-wave surfers gather in Hawaii for prestigious eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c80f2693e2a14e2a8ae7f4826b55af8dWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:09:38 GMTHALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — "Eddie would go." That's the mantra of the Quiksilver big wave surf competition in memory of Eddie Aikau, a Native Hawaiian surfer famous for riding monster waves and saving hundreds of lives as Waimea Bay's first official lifeguard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c80f2693e2a14e2a8ae7f4826b55af8dAP Sources: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie expected to drop out of 2016 GOP presidential racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd6524a4b9f4495e89b327128aa29433Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:37:33 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — AP Sources: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie expected to drop out of 2016 GOP presidential race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd6524a4b9f4495e89b327128aa29433Latest: Ex-DOJ official says Ferguson could face lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcc39ace491b497c8f965bd8a67a66dfWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:00:42 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The latest on efforts by Ferguson to reach a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to improve police and court practices in the St. Louis suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcc39ace491b497c8f965bd8a67a66dfRomania upholds sentence for communist-era prison commanderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f5098e980bb4a16905743397d071bccWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:21:42 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard convicted of crimes against humanity, the most high-profile case against former communist authorities since dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f5098e980bb4a16905743397d071bccUS says Russian campaign in Syria helping the Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b1e0a94c6d64fc1aeefa7722e48fe7eWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:37:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says Russia's counterterrorism campaign in Syria is actually helping the Islamic State.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b1e0a94c6d64fc1aeefa7722e48fe7eUK to end ancient practice of printing laws on animal skinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5194e07673f34082b6dc11f8d6d96867Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:23:55 GMTLONDON (AP) — It's often said some laws aren't worth the paper they're printed on. Not in Britain, where for centuries laws have been printed not on paper but on calfskin parchment known as vellum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5194e07673f34082b6dc11f8d6d96867Police: Suspect, 3 victims wounded after high school gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd91479bb7e6467bbb91e63cc63600d1Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:31:43 GMTMUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A suspect shot and wounded three people, including two students, after a high school basketball game in western Michigan before a sheriff's deputy shot and wounded him, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd91479bb7e6467bbb91e63cc63600d1Correction: Trooper-Hunting Accident storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de3e5e52333c40d885c6c5a287fe868dWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:34:49 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a Connecticut State Police trooper's death in a hunting accident in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of Cinco Ranch. It is about 150 miles southwest of San Antonio, not 20 miles west of Houston.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de3e5e52333c40d885c6c5a287fe868dNRF forecasts retail sales growth of 3.1 percent in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f084dccbdb4cb78bf7aba131761bcbWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:27:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The National Retail Federation is forecasting retail spending growth of 3.1 percent in 2016, a slowdown from the group's annual estimate a year ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f084dccbdb4cb78bf7aba131761bcbFerguson mayor: City is willing to challenge feds in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef1a18093894022ae8f0b17bc50e142Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:10:16 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — If the federal government refuses to make changes to an agreement to reform Ferguson's police and court systems, city leaders are willing to confront the matter in court, the mayor said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef1a18093894022ae8f0b17bc50e142UAE picks woman to be first "happiness" ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d286a540f97e43b1ab2f31c4e3582c6bWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:55:18 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Forget the negative headlines pouring from the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates thinks it's time to focus on something brighter instead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d286a540f97e43b1ab2f31c4e3582c6bCalifornia court throws out caddie lawsuit against PGA Tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fc13cc1f76448c3a2153197b6cba02bWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:34:22 GMTPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Caddies lost their class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour when a federal judge in California ruled they signed a contract with the tour that requires them to wear bibs as part of their uniform and cannot claim that corporate sponsorship on the bibs makes them human billboards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fc13cc1f76448c3a2153197b6cba02bThe Latest: European markets close up amid Yellen commentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1bc52e629f74bf4aa5889a61af6e23dWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:21:38 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1bc52e629f74bf4aa5889a61af6e23dBurger King's next conquest: Hot dog kinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7189ea799eb14dc4a272b53f04a1264cWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:12:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7189ea799eb14dc4a272b53f04a1264cEvent spokeswoman: Organizers call off Hawaii's big wave competition because waves are too smallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5bacf6b30d94aa98100fe7581cd023fWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:32:27 GMTHALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Event spokeswoman: Organizers call off Hawaii's big wave competition because waves are too small.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5bacf6b30d94aa98100fe7581cd023fFrench lawmakers approve divisive citizenship billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5403b0e8790a418890a16440b5b77705Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:23:09 GMTPARIS (AP) — French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5403b0e8790a418890a16440b5b77705NATO ministers approve new force for Eastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/431f004f0bc14753938e8874668a9ed0Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:33:48 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers on Wednesday approved a new multinational force to beef up defenses of frontline alliance members most at risk from Russia, the alliance's secretary general announced.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/431f004f0bc14753938e8874668a9ed0US stocks move higher as Fed's Yellen signals cautionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d71f2c152533457283c42a309f205461Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:22:00 GMTInvestors welcomed the latest signals from the Federal Reserve on interest rates, sending U.S. stocks higher in midday trading Wednesday. In her semiannual report to Congress, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank would likely move more slowly to raise interest rates if the economy disappoints. Health care and technology stocks were among the biggest gainers, helping set the market up for its first gain after three days of losses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d71f2c152533457283c42a309f205461Clinton allies forming group to protect, register votershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56f54c5c8686488f95af032dd8ee3edcWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:54:34 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Allies of Hillary Clinton are forming a new $25 million political organization aimed at expanding voter protection efforts and driving turnout and registration among Latino and black voters essential to her Democratic presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56f54c5c8686488f95af032dd8ee3edcEurozone concerns building again after period of calmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efcc12ea61c2421f84fd422f723f3931Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:47:29 GMTLONDON (AP) — Slowly but surely, worries over the 19-country eurozone are building again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efcc12ea61c2421f84fd422f723f3931MADD: Car-locking systems have stopped 1.77 million drivershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0dcd93ea6544361b4399ca5a56df3e6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:25:44 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Car-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said in a first-of-its-kind report on the devices nationwide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0dcd93ea6544361b4399ca5a56df3e6The Latest: Yellen says Fed watching market developmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47e30ca48a514adcb98abfeaedd375d4Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:53:12 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47e30ca48a514adcb98abfeaedd375d4Kentucky officers cleared in deadly shooting in Octoberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db54c32615fa436491b01a55882ae9caWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:33:31 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two Jeffersontown police officers who opened fired at a robbery suspect and killed him have been cleared of wrongdoing by a prosecutor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db54c32615fa436491b01a55882ae9caUS stocks edge higher as Fed's Yellen signals cautionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91c59c107e0a46e7bb130863d331560aWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:54:39 GMTStocks are edging mostly higher, setting the market up for its first gain after three days of losses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91c59c107e0a46e7bb130863d331560aWoman imprisoned in girl's running death on life supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a552cb43b2ab46079e5de02b13ac99dcWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:30:58 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman serving life without parole in her granddaughter's running death is on life support after a possible heart attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a552cb43b2ab46079e5de02b13ac99dcItalians arrest Argentine prelate in swindle schemehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87065e2812c34d819ac5d35321300611Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:47:51 GMTROME (AP) — Italian tax police have arrested an Argentine monsignor they say was behind a Ponzi-type scheme swindling people out of 30 million euros ($34 million).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87065e2812c34d819ac5d35321300611Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e6e62d9ec8c4e4583510c99ce727825Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:20:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Recovering from a medical procedure is always a challenge, but getting hit with unexpected insurance fees can add financial hardship to the process.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e6e62d9ec8c4e4583510c99ce727825