FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:29:17 -08:00Massachusetts police end visits to schools to greet kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8fa3b560e046df8a6413442e25d52aTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:05:07 GMTNORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police department's program that sent officers into elementary schools one day a week to greet and high-five students has been ended because some people complained.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8fa3b560e046df8a6413442e25d52aItaly cabbies clash with riot police during strike over Uberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62c7b65aa44499fa9cb316534f38c17Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:13:56 GMTROME (AP) — Thousands of Italian taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transportation in Rome, Milan and Turin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62c7b65aa44499fa9cb316534f38c17The Latest: Crash victim a prominent US bankruptcy attorneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ac8d6f2c05b4f539d86731976cc59a6Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:13:52 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a plane crash in Australia that killed the Australian pilot and four American tourists (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ac8d6f2c05b4f539d86731976cc59a6Delaware prison warden placed on leave after inmate uprisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d66571922e7406b90bcea7f945c20ccTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:50:20 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — The warden of a Delaware prison where inmates staged an uprising and hostage taking in which a prison guard was killed has been placed on leave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d66571922e7406b90bcea7f945c20ccItaly's Renzi brushes off schism, positions self for futurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c6ce03db81a47be83c68b7947598270Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:47:00 GMTROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi brushed off a threatened schism within his ruling Democratic Party on Tuesday as he positioned himself to retake its leadership three months after suffering a humiliating defeat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c6ce03db81a47be83c68b7947598270Rome mayor supports taxi drivers striking against Uberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e9034b838b540e1b644e523765af6abTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:22:45 GMTROME (AP) — A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up, with cabbies marching through the eternal city to protest legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e9034b838b540e1b644e523765af6abPolice: Newly freed gang member killed California officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b8a60a9d0d44e1b90180ecba4f5b61aTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:14:27 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Two suburban Los Angeles police officers thought they were helping a driver after a car crash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b8a60a9d0d44e1b90180ecba4f5b61aFuneral planned for teen whose remains found last yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d3c7ed4161648f4ad8885bc2d70c4d3Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:03:22 GMTSALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A funeral is planned for a North Carolina teen whose remains were found in South Carolina last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d3c7ed4161648f4ad8885bc2d70c4d3The Latest: Autopsy to be performed on Russian UN ambassadorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d03750f9819b41c19e3214aedaf86011Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:08:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d03750f9819b41c19e3214aedaf86011Out-of-service commuter train accident near Philly; 4 hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbdd158df88f4482b4cba0292b0cd36aTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:22:55 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials are investigating an accident involving two out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four railroad workers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbdd158df88f4482b4cba0292b0cd36aEcuador election cliff-hanger: Leader near outright victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10cb237f17044f8caf437dca6d0f429dTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:12:59 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Vote counting in Ecuador's presidential election dragged into a third day Tuesday with ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno still just short of a definitive first-round victory and supporters and opponents of outgoing President Rafael Correa trading heated accusations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10cb237f17044f8caf437dca6d0f429dWal-Mart earnings fall, but online sales surgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4e09d9b0942489bbd45a1941a548b8dTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:28:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its e-commerce sales soared, signs that its efforts to lower prices and improve web services are helping it compete better against online leader Amazon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4e09d9b0942489bbd45a1941a548b8dAustria approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1e2402176e4317a605c79a2a45e89bTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:03:12 GMTVIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1e2402176e4317a605c79a2a45e89bZimbabwe's Mugabe praises Trump's 'America First' policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e7d14865be54f44b1ada2e03b35123eTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:02:31 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe's longtime president, who says the policy resonates with his own thinking.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e7d14865be54f44b1ada2e03b35123eSupreme Court rejects Alabama death row appealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21e76c392db340dd8457ff0d016b4e2dTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:16:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is freeing Alabama to try again to execute a convicted killer who has been on death row for more than 30 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21e76c392db340dd8457ff0d016b4e2dGraffiti found at 3 popular monuments in Washington, DChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09d0e4de47fb43f9abe6b35780f8b178Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:40:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09d0e4de47fb43f9abe6b35780f8b178Macron meets UK's May on electioneering trip to Londonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05e22724184043d7a19d39f568ed53e1Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:42:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has met British Prime Minister Theresa May in London — and says he hopes to lure skilled workers away from the U.K. after it leaves the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05e22724184043d7a19d39f568ed53e1High court rejects appeal from ex-NYC councilmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46981225abd1496595d8632e1b7e7820Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:03:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of former New York City councilman Daniel Halloran on bribery and fraud charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46981225abd1496595d8632e1b7e7820Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8e1e6a66b254a768da4d80cb97f029dTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:14:54 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging claims of popular supplements.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8e1e6a66b254a768da4d80cb97f029dNATO commander assures of continuous presence in Kosovohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/033e66dc0004497da5630f208e8b1a83Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:43 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A senior NATO commander has assured Kosovo that the military alliance will maintain troops there "for as long as it's necessary."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/033e66dc0004497da5630f208e8b1a83NATO general: Troops will stay in Kosovo as long as neededhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93ec4a22348a4935bd0f09850a069e17Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:17:13 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A senior NATO commander has assured Kosovo that the military alliance will maintain troops in the Balkan country "for as long as it's necessary."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93ec4a22348a4935bd0f09850a069e17DC eagle pair lays first egg of season at National Arboretumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30a84ddda1d34cdb8d6e7302bbac43f0Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:11:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An eagle egg has landed at the National Arboretum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30a84ddda1d34cdb8d6e7302bbac43f0EU tries to keep multinationals from using tax loopholeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/558a61e8688e417dbcd3b4d7a6ea7c38Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:18:41 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers agreed Tuesday to roll out further measures to prevent multinational companies from exploiting differences in tax rates between countries in the 28-country EU and those outside the bloc.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/558a61e8688e417dbcd3b4d7a6ea7c38Trump: Threats against Jewish centers 'horrible and painfulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53e76ecd7952459394a092cbb8b6d359Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:15:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and painful."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53e76ecd7952459394a092cbb8b6d359Cardinal at center of Ireland's clergy abuse scandals dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdc4d08696744e3a8a1cd22e95a11748Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:52:08 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — Cardinal Desmond Connell, whose tenure as Dublin's Roman Catholic archbishop was dominated by revelations of pedophilia in the priesthood, has died at the age of 90.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdc4d08696744e3a8a1cd22e95a11748The Latest: Trump denounces threats against Jewish centershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee65a154ec9433293850b75abaab912Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:14:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee65a154ec9433293850b75abaab912Soulja Boy says boxing match with Chris Brown is offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8e8f47413984c3aaa4ef2e95b83c9fcTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:53:51 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — It looks like the highly anticipated boxing showdown between singer Chris Brown and rapper Soulja Boy could be off.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8e8f47413984c3aaa4ef2e95b83c9fcUN guided by Syrian 'political transition' as new talks loomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/589d0ef534e444ae95aee26529ea7764Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:35:41 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A top adviser to the United Nations envoy for Syria said Tuesday that their "main guidance" for the first intra-Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a Security Council resolution that calls for political transition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/589d0ef534e444ae95aee26529ea7764The Latest: Security Council has moment of silence for envoyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d1783098eb04f978f06c3c7ed5d5316Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:44:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d1783098eb04f978f06c3c7ed5d5316Bill would bring Tubman statue to US Capitol Buildinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d92b8e6af6f4b98b2c772d48c5af2a3Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:53:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland's U.S. senators are sponsoring legislation to bring a statue of Harriet Tubman to the U.S. Capitol Building.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d92b8e6af6f4b98b2c772d48c5af2a3Trump denounces 'horrible' threats against Jewish centershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c969ced68af48938299dc8500c23bc4Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:02:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as "horrible" and "painful" and said more must be done "to root out hate and prejudice and evil."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c969ced68af48938299dc8500c23bc4Eiffel Tower view: Paris tourism rises after yearlong slumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d1536ddf734cd89aa3d56cdc91d0e5Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:05:03 GMTPARIS (AP) — Tourism to Paris is showing signs of a revival after a yearlong slump attributed to deadly extremist attacks, violent labor protests, strikes and floods.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d1536ddf734cd89aa3d56cdc91d0e5Avalanche in Arctic Norway tosses kids around, no injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dabc18374e2143a4a5f49bb2840b1be5Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:31 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A resident in Arctic Norway says four adults and two children were inside a house when an avalanche hit, knocking the building off its foundations, but all managed to get out safely.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dabc18374e2143a4a5f49bb2840b1be5Germany's Merkel calls PSA group CEO over Opel takeoverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca87c8e6ff9f486c9bf497211312131cTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:35:16 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the chief executive of PSA Group, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars, to discuss its potential takeover of General Motors' German subsidiary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca87c8e6ff9f486c9bf497211312131cKurdish party co-chair loses her seat in Turkish parliamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94a4854da9b34a80a43a1d3406076ce1Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:35:49 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The co-chair of Turkey's opposition pro-Kurdish party lost her seat in parliament on Tuesday after an appeals court confirmed her conviction on terrorism-related charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94a4854da9b34a80a43a1d3406076ce1Testosterone has no benefit for older men's memories: Studyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a049ae149a4a4266a758ee4253fa8892Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:09:23 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research. The results add to evidence that challenges bold anti-aging claims of popular supplements.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a049ae149a4a4266a758ee4253fa8892American unveils prices, routes for new cheapest farehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b8f94ad3ff478785f896250e72dfb7Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:45:19 GMTDALLAS (AP) — American Airlines has begun selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as it battles discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b8f94ad3ff478785f896250e72dfb7'Abortion reversal' bill clears Indiana panel for 2nd timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4546db530104fa280f6e0648246c349Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:15:11 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana House panel has approved an amended version of a measure it passed last week that would require abortion providers to give women considering drug-induced abortions information on stopping the procedure midway — even though that process is scientifically disputed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4546db530104fa280f6e0648246c349Report accuses Syrian government of sectarian war strategyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3a1b410a43b46fdaa351a26efd9035dTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:52:54 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A new report by a Syria conflict monitoring group accuses the government of depopulating Sunni-majority areas in Syria's third largest city as it fights to consolidate its power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3a1b410a43b46fdaa351a26efd9035dThe Latest: Evacuation order remains after levee breachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6c92f0dac96427d8670cd4e3fb32867Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:28:42 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the storms in California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6c92f0dac96427d8670cd4e3fb32867Super subs are now key players on pitching-dominated rostershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dbcdcf0bd414283b3c251c028c1afd5Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:09:29 GMTKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jace Peterson starts out the day shagging fly balls in the outfield. Then, he changes gloves and heads to the infield to take some grounders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dbcdcf0bd414283b3c251c028c1afd5US stocks start week at new highs on deals and earningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12db3583dd0e4277b2f7226a9314a95cTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:12:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday. Energy companies are rising more than the rest of the market. Consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz is falling after it withdrew a $143 billion offer for competition Unilever, but several other food and household goods makers are rising as investors bet Kraft will make an offer for one of those companies instead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12db3583dd0e4277b2f7226a9314a95cSpanish police stop gas truck speeding against traffichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1c5b8d65991480ca462c3e58db51873Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:13:17 GMTMADRID (AP) — Police in Barcelona fired gunshots Tuesday to stop a man who stole a butane gas truck and drove it at high speed against traffic on a city highway, ramming several cars along the way, a police spokeswoman said. Authorities ruled out terrorism as a motive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1c5b8d65991480ca462c3e58db51873Dutch lawmakers extend tolerance to cultivating cannabishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/282a74caafcb47bb926e348beb66f18bTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:08:10 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch lawmakers on Tuesday voted in favor of tolerating the cultivation of cannabis, a move that could bring to an end a key paradox of the relaxed Dutch policy on marijuana and hashish.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/282a74caafcb47bb926e348beb66f18bJordan, Egypt back 2-state solution for Israel, Palestinianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70a1eae42f3c45338ce21d159c103f53Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:18:41 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Jordan and Egypt are reasserting support for a Palestinian state, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said that peace in the Middle East does not necessarily depend on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70a1eae42f3c45338ce21d159c103f53Burger King, Tim Hortons owner adding Popeyes to holdingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63b4b2ad0a7f4b5ba1842f8a7f9652beTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:18:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63b4b2ad0a7f4b5ba1842f8a7f9652beBurger King, Tim Hortons parent to buy Popeyes for $1.8Bhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7cab65f12c744169c2a3b892b6ecbf8Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:37:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Restaurant Brands International says it'll pay $1.8 billion for Popeyes, bringing the fried chicken chain under the same corporate umbrella as Burger King and Tim Hortons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7cab65f12c744169c2a3b892b6ecbf8Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfdde8b2137343e8bca9dfeb8170015dTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:16:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfdde8b2137343e8bca9dfeb8170015dAsk Brianna: Why do my student loan payments bug me so much?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c6143bbf8f3468c9069ccb7b4be2e6bTue, 21 Feb 2017 15:16:23 GMT"Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c6143bbf8f3468c9069ccb7b4be2e6bEurozone economy seen running at near 6-year highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf61ceed337345438fe2272213c53b20Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:32:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — Economic growth in the 19-country eurozone accelerated in February to a near six-year high, a closely watched survey found Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf61ceed337345438fe2272213c53b20