FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:23:47 -07:00Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally killed lionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/991e78c2a547450785e5fa85dcb30cc0Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:39:41 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Another American illegally killed a lion with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/991e78c2a547450785e5fa85dcb30cc0Things to know about Canadian hydropower in US Northeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0d2c06faef84109a5ae777e271e9276Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:42:20 GMTPower produced by hydroelectric generators in Canada have played a part in the U.S. Northeast's electricity landscape for four decades, and experts say its role will only increase. Some points about current production and proposals to bring more Canadian power to the region:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0d2c06faef84109a5ae777e271e927684-year-old Spanish yachtsman rescued from sea after 4 hourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54e07797967347e19db2a7eb57c37932Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:00:51 GMTMADRID (AP) — Event organizers say an 84-year-old yacht owner who fell into the Mediterranean Sea was rescued four hours later and is still keen to compete in a race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54e07797967347e19db2a7eb57c37932Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American involved in illegal lion hunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0d02d6feb3c4a2e8832769c8f1fb6ddSun, 02 Aug 2015 15:13:18 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An American killed a lion in an illegal hunt with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, as an international outcry persisted over another U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July, authorities said Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0d02d6feb3c4a2e8832769c8f1fb6ddGreenhouse gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3967b6de61416cbc9388830f91434cSun, 02 Aug 2015 15:05:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3967b6de61416cbc9388830f91434cChina's Sun wins 3rd straight world title in 400 freestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c1c93fa841b445cae13a3cbf8b644acSun, 02 Aug 2015 15:38:30 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — Sun Yang of China has won the first gold medal of pool swimming at the world championships in Russia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c1c93fa841b445cae13a3cbf8b644acSome Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flaghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9537ddb3c80241359a56ced8d1f2f7b2Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:44:25 GMTHANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9537ddb3c80241359a56ced8d1f2f7b2Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f322c728c36b43dd9413dc8587b3fb77Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:35:17 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f322c728c36b43dd9413dc8587b3fb77Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ce7c954792546b4ba34b2ffd4d76487Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:28:07 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ce7c954792546b4ba34b2ffd4d76487Triple Crown winners usually succeed in 1st race backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da377d14fcb4437399dfd6dd2312c4c9Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:45:28 GMTOCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history — win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da377d14fcb4437399dfd6dd2312c4c95 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebeebd7cc3c44083807b083694a11c7bSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:21:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebeebd7cc3c44083807b083694a11c7bSeparate NYC gunfire incidents leave 2 dead, 11 woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/139ef828107148d5b4e999fe6818adeaSun, 02 Aug 2015 15:20:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Two people were killed and 11 others wounded in three overnight shootings in New York City, including nine people hurt when gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn, police said Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/139ef828107148d5b4e999fe6818adeaCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggers election campaign ahead of Oct. 19 votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50cab4e2a57841d785a465116a98ccf4Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:22:07 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggers election campaign ahead of Oct. 19 vote.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50cab4e2a57841d785a465116a98ccf4Nigeria: Review of soldiers condemned in Boko Haram warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5dd28e1f6d45aaaa072f80ac4033a1Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:06:55 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army is ordering a review of the cases of more than 600 soldiers and officers, including dozens condemned to death for allegedly deserting the battle against Islamic extremists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5dd28e1f6d45aaaa072f80ac4033a1Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca3fb4d2c1544147848bb272b1ebc12fSun, 02 Aug 2015 16:08:38 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca3fb4d2c1544147848bb272b1ebc12fCanada PM triggers election with vote in Octoberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314408a4ce7145a0b57987ed56cb1a21Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:04:21 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggered an election campaign Sunday and set the vote for Oct. 19, when Harper and his Conservative party hope to earn a fourth term after almost a decade in power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314408a4ce7145a0b57987ed56cb1a21Yemen pro-government fighters get arms shipmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26b409bf793c433cbd3fb46d6bd608c3Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:54:14 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Pro-government fighters in Yemen have received weapons shipments in the war-torn city of Aden, as Shiite rebels scramble to deploy reinforcements, military officials from both sides said Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26b409bf793c433cbd3fb46d6bd608c3Iran cuts welfare rolls to ease budget crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/541a27593f3d4ea39371b288f611eca0Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:46:43 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Sunday it will stop giving cash handouts to another million of its wealthiest citizens in order to ease a budget crisis caused in part by plunging oil prices and sanctions linked to its disputed nuclear program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/541a27593f3d4ea39371b288f611eca0Exhibit unveils never-displayed photos of Louis Armstronghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/376b42309b614755a6cc3a8e25047fc3Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:03:48 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A century after the teenage Louis Armstrong's first pro gig at a honky-tonk, an exhibit about the jazz singer and trumpeter's complicated relationship with his hometown is opening in a state museum in New Orleans' French Quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/376b42309b614755a6cc3a8e25047fc3Judge, 93, peeved by incomplete housing discrimination casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4190027f8fd4c19b14275508f85a96aSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:54:13 GMTHAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area community that targeted blacks by demolishing poor neighborhoods is scrambling to come up with money to finally end the case — 44 years after a federal judge found clear evidence of discrimination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4190027f8fd4c19b14275508f85a96aNo indications of potential gang violence at 75th Sturgishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19f6cc380f0540079975c19332c84d1fSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:52:02 GMTSTURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Never-before-seen crowds are expected to ride into the craggy, evergreen-dotted Black Hills of western South Dakota this week, all headed to the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19f6cc380f0540079975c19332c84d1fCake: The new favorite mode for American political debate?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b9773704cb24f48a75b360b19de2e98Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:54:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone's happy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b9773704cb24f48a75b360b19de2e98Fatal police shooting in Wal-Mart under review 1 year laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/767526d33b0e4ac48415ce026ec7b24dSun, 02 Aug 2015 16:16:38 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A year after a 22-year-old black man was killed by a white police officer while carrying an air rifle in an Ohio Wal-Mart, federal officials' review of the case remains unfinished as his relatives plan an anniversary vigil — and the region grapples with the aftermath of a different deadly police shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/767526d33b0e4ac48415ce026ec7b24dTrump sues celebrity chef over canceled DC restauranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eef1135d97eb49cd951decb30ae4c326Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:58:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's organization is suing celebrity chef Jose Andres for backing out of a hotel project in Washington.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eef1135d97eb49cd951decb30ae4c326US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa170bcab465436ca9ece4d5eed3041fSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:39:56 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa170bcab465436ca9ece4d5eed3041fSweden's Sarah Sjoestrom sets world mark in 100 butterflyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d66c6309d7a24193b2dc6b6c93d7eaa6Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:07:11 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — Sarah Sjoestrom of Sweden has set a world record in the semifinals of the 100-butterfly at the world swimming championships.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d66c6309d7a24193b2dc6b6c93d7eaa6Russian police detain several gay activistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af03ca8df18b470484ebff5dad08d199Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:11:26 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg on Sunday detained several gay activists who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af03ca8df18b470484ebff5dad08d199Proof of Trump's charity giving elusivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf4e84a11005470b8431524ab548b210Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:27:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, widely believed to the be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country's most generous citizens, according to an Associated Press review of his financial records and other government filings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf4e84a11005470b8431524ab548b210Russian forces kill 8 suspected IS members in North Caucasushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcbda57d4c4f48f08abf501aa7a24238Sun, 02 Aug 2015 13:11:58 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's counterterrorism agency says its forces in North Caucasus have killed eight militants who had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcbda57d4c4f48f08abf501aa7a24238Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3058c23cd77347338973494c6923a0f6Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:30:27 GMTBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic's capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3058c23cd77347338973494c6923a0f6'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a busthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aed7ec0c29a34c758ef9bcd84bdd8191Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:42:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the box office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aed7ec0c29a34c758ef9bcd84bdd8191Wildfire raging north of San Francisco threatens homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fbc88e88ec04eac8cb49aeaea5b208dSun, 02 Aug 2015 16:03:34 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a massive blaze raging in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco spread overnight covering more drought-stricken ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fbc88e88ec04eac8cb49aeaea5b208dNadal beats Fognini to win Hamburg Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20407ddc540c4eff9c6985c4c9bd114bSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:38:13 GMTHAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame some sloppy play on his beloved clay to beat Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-5 and win the Hamburg Open for the second time on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20407ddc540c4eff9c6985c4c9bd114bMyanmar's president visits area worst-hit by floodinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7c3f35c8da044998a7f01963dbd272cSun, 02 Aug 2015 16:00:15 GMTKALAY, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president on Sunday visited one of the worst-hit areas of the flood-stricken country, saying that water levels are slowly receding and that he hopes people can soon return to their homes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7c3f35c8da044998a7f01963dbd272cBritish singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70cc82df8229455ea7f03e1428975147Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:51:05 GMTLONDON (AP) — Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70cc82df8229455ea7f03e1428975147Benin pledges 800 troops to anti-Boko Haram forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/211ac2ab335f4a1e9bfd020f5b4177a9Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:58:40 GMTCOTONOU, Benin (AP) — Benin's president has vowed to contribute 800 troops to a regional force intended to combat the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/211ac2ab335f4a1e9bfd020f5b4177a9Yemen pro-government fighters receive new weaponshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfb6bb0f5b5341118068ab79791195a9Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:11:57 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Pro-government fighters in Yemen have received weapons shipments in the war-torn city of Aden, as Shiite rebels scramble to deploy reinforcements, military officials from both sides of the conflict said Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfb6bb0f5b5341118068ab79791195a9Iran cuts welfare rolls to ease budget crunchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a12127b1da1427f8c88d926c09e2d17Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:43:53 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will stop giving cash handouts to another million of its wealthiest citizens in order to ease a budget crisis caused in part by sanctions linked to its disputed nuclear program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a12127b1da1427f8c88d926c09e2d17SC Ports again seek federal permit for cruise terminalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/815fe5fe3637467bb6c6c6b4ea54dcaaSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:53:18 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Almost two years after a federal judge called for a do-over, the South Carolina Ports Authority is again seeking an Army Corps of Engineers permit for a contentious $35 million cruise passenger terminal in Charleston.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/815fe5fe3637467bb6c6c6b4ea54dcaa2 soldiers dead, 31 wounded in suicide attack in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62da9ba66768455daef9c042d4f7a966Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:35:58 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of violence between the government forces and the autonomy-seeking insurgents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62da9ba66768455daef9c042d4f7a966Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Phillyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67bf1d11968147e4bd8c0eff339f50f7Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:57:25 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67bf1d11968147e4bd8c0eff339f50f7A look at state actions, a year after Ferguson's upheavalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cff37a2336ed42bd9f85e64616e6fb4fSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:47:03 GMTLegislators in nearly every state this year proposed measures stemming from the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who had scuffled with a white Ferguson officer. Brown's death triggered large protests and repeated clashes between heavily armored police and protesters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cff37a2336ed42bd9f85e64616e6fb4fFerguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want morehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbcc40b248fb4e719ab56db9a7e51824Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:51:33 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbcc40b248fb4e719ab56db9a7e51824Cities make police changes after unrest over citizen deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f470f44a4e142059335d055342647ceSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:45:42 GMTThe fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white Ferguson, Missouri, policeman was a catalyst for change in the St. Louis suburb. Other cities also have made changes over the past year following high-profile cases in which civilians were fatally shot by officers or died in police custody. Here's a look at some of those incidents that drew national attention and the subsequent changes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f470f44a4e142059335d055342647ceManhunt in Memphis continues after officer, 33, fatally shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0cde38940a64f3c90d276591355eeb1Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:54:21 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0cde38940a64f3c90d276591355eeb1Limousine, 2 other vehicles crash near LA; 11 people injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcd276991ce346b2904d7e107609d1ecSun, 02 Aug 2015 16:17:39 GMTSANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Five people are in critical condition after a crash involving a limousine and two other cars in Southern California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcd276991ce346b2904d7e107609d1ecAstronaut mementoes: Cowboy boots, prayer beads, lunch boxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5a9dfeccd54936aaf43baa2552c386Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:59:20 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 14 display cases at Kennedy Space Center contain intensely personal mementoes and other items representing the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia accidents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5a9dfeccd54936aaf43baa2552c386Girl wounded in attack on Jerusalem gay pride parade dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d48c8b1710184cafb261f7fe9dc10cc9Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:19:39 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A teenage girl seriously wounded after an anti-gay extremist stabbed her and several others in last week's attack on Jerusalem's gay pride parade died Sunday, a hospital official.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d48c8b1710184cafb261f7fe9dc10cc9Snowboarders fight to lift ban at Utah ski resorthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4c227be74c4f28a1e326385b8d748dSun, 02 Aug 2015 15:10:27 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group of snowboarders have reasserted their claim that a ban at Utah's Alta Ski Area amounts to discrimination, with a new appeals court filing that pushes back against the notion that their lawsuit would set off a string of discrimination suits.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4c227be74c4f28a1e326385b8d748dTourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d1d17081754cffb194d83245dff4d9Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:01:06 GMTON THE ST. CROIX RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Jockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers, protruding concrete segments and barges full of heavy equipment — all elements of one of the biggest, most expensive bridge projects the Upper Midwest has seen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d1d17081754cffb194d83245dff4d9