FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:30:25 -07:00Massachusetts police reach out to drug dealers on Facebookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2f3d2d45eb24724ba6fb176a6fa79a4Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:59:41 GMTCHARLTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in a Massachusetts town are reaching out to drug dealers who want to eliminate their competition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2f3d2d45eb24724ba6fb176a6fa79a4Courthouse shooting suspect remains jailed; bail at $300,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f34503d989f43699a17a3b65aaaa39fWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:50:19 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a defendant outside a Mississippi courthouse remained jailed early Wednesday, a day after his bail was set at $300,000.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f34503d989f43699a17a3b65aaaa39fReview: Stand-alone gadgets trump all-in-one deviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/742c8b38e7fe47aea4e2b4788eeb5e3cWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:47:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself — until I remembered I've been carrying an iPod almost every day, mostly for my runs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/742c8b38e7fe47aea4e2b4788eeb5e3cRNC chairman says Biden more 'likeable' than Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76e54f7108074adc9deca49c68ebc92fWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:30:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says that Vice President Joe Biden is more "likeable" than Hillary Rodham Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76e54f7108074adc9deca49c68ebc92fOfficials: Alabama home quarantined over possible Ebola casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47bc52451d34402a83d4125313b36ecbWed, 05 Aug 2015 12:06:26 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Officials say a quarantine is in place at a Birmingham home over concerns about a possible case of the Ebola virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47bc52451d34402a83d4125313b36ecbHalf of blacks say police have treated them unfairlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af79dbf0cf56458a888ae9b127a06eecWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:31:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af79dbf0cf56458a888ae9b127a06eecGreece aims to get full bailout deal this monthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18d9992d0ad040c6903b35c850bbad61Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:45:32 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-wing government wants to get a full bailout deal with creditors this month, rejecting the idea of an extension in negotiations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18d9992d0ad040c6903b35c850bbad61At least 24 killed, 300 survive after trains derail in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8de77de5b72644e79b9ebb3d5a76ca34Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:54:42 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains jumped off slippery tracks on a bridge near a rain-swollen river in central India, killing at least 24 people as two coaches hurled through mud and rested on one side at an embankment, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8de77de5b72644e79b9ebb3d5a76ca34Obama: Iran vote most important foreign issue since Iraq warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5cad1c446cc46a2a8a8888db2ed6b79Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:52:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is depicting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation's most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq war, a now unpopular decision that still reverberates through American politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5cad1c446cc46a2a8a8888db2ed6b79Pakistan official hopes Kabul-Taliban talks to resume soonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/200d5754a578486698c500ae63a7e578Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:29:09 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A close aide of Pakistan's prime minster says he is optimistic the stalled peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban will resume soon in the interest of peace in Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/200d5754a578486698c500ae63a7e578Calculation error prompts concern at nuke waste sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a6d2d2c787a4ea5acd8322807100b89Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:53:14 GMTCARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico says a calculation error prompted short-lived concerns of a radiation release.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a6d2d2c787a4ea5acd8322807100b89Russia invites main Syrian opposition group for talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ea6b9ec975448d6bd5a8872e15fce44Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:16:05 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia has invited the main Syrian opposition group to visit, a move that comes amid a new Kremlin diplomatic push to mediate in the Syrian conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ea6b9ec975448d6bd5a8872e15fce44Sheriff: 'Ritualistic' killings may be tied to blue moonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab40ddcf298841b991c64a142e5ec4a8Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:37:13 GMTPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Investigators in the Florida Panhandle are looking into the deaths of a woman and her two adult sons as a ritualistic killing that could be connected to the recent blue moon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab40ddcf298841b991c64a142e5ec4a87 killed, 2 missing in flash floods in southern Philippineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05530046074841a286428823cca631a2Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:31:04 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Flash floods caused by heavy rain have killed at least seven people, including four children, in the southern Philippines, officials said Wednesday. Two others remain missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05530046074841a286428823cca631a2Man charged with stealing power tools from parked carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acf340f04b0341bfb19217fda89f4ea6Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:33:48 GMTLEWES, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have arrested a man they say stole power tools from cars parked at home improvement stores and tried to sell them at construction sites.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acf340f04b0341bfb19217fda89f4ea69-year-old batboy honored at team's 1st game since his deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57b47d1e21184e38bd4bd47b5b43f7feWed, 05 Aug 2015 12:10:48 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally struck by a follow-through swing in Wichita has been honored at the baseball team's first game since his death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57b47d1e21184e38bd4bd47b5b43f7feHindu protesters clash with police in Nepal's capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4559ca8bbc4a7cad408f909e58ad7bWed, 05 Aug 2015 10:23:32 GMTKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the new constitution have clashed with police in the capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4559ca8bbc4a7cad408f909e58ad7b10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89ba330d30e4bfab2f7b4a0bcb01cbcWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:38:23 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89ba330d30e4bfab2f7b4a0bcb01cbcUN rights chief slams death penalty for Iran therapisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd300699a7640da95125a843f6eb3c1Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:00:41 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official has expressed alarm at the death sentence imposed on an alternative health practitioner in Iran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd300699a7640da95125a843f6eb3c1South Sudan shutters 2 newspapers in apparent crackdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b49d678ff989437e87e36e9799537840Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:58:22 GMTJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Two newspapers in South Sudan say the government has stopped their operations in an apparent crackdown on the independent media.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b49d678ff989437e87e36e979953784016 killed in Russia bus collision, more than 50 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcda255d489446e69fb3696f1a10b3a1Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:17:44 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — At least 16 people were killed and more than 50 others were injured Wednesday when two buses collided head-on in far eastern Russia, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcda255d489446e69fb3696f1a10b3a1Obama: Iran vote most important intl. debate since Iraq warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02d47fd9739541349e1cef24ca5615a5Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:25:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is depicting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation's most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq war, a now unpopular decision that still reverberates through American politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02d47fd9739541349e1cef24ca5615a5Romania court rejects appeal by Lukoil manager in fraud casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e4e371af78485a9f355ff2512ef3d7Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:11:06 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has rejected an appeal by the general manager and six executives of a subsidiary of Russian oil company Lukoil who have been indicted on tax evasion and money laundering charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e4e371af78485a9f355ff2512ef3d7Crews report some progress against huge California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3f9d252dafe4670967cd050fbd3dcaaWed, 05 Aug 2015 10:11:45 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are reporting some progress against a Northern California wildfire that has charred more than 100 square miles of terrain, destroying buildings, threatening many others and sending thousands of residents fleeing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3f9d252dafe4670967cd050fbd3dcaaFall in unemployment rate gives heart to Portugal governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/162dbafc8369422d9c70e9cd7d742910Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:45:38 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's center-right government has received some good news as it aims for re-election in two months' time: the country's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in four years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/162dbafc8369422d9c70e9cd7d742910Zimbabwean trial of guide in Cecil killing is postponedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9696e644a54c40d4b491917d513c808cWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:08:21 GMTHWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named Cecil in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe said Wednesday that the case against him is "frivolous."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9696e644a54c40d4b491917d513c808cUN reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66399da7a04847d088594f20cb64edafWed, 05 Aug 2015 10:44:58 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations said on Wednesday that an increasing number of women and children were getting hurt or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Taliban and other insurgents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66399da7a04847d088594f20cb64edafAP WAS THERE: Egyptian president nationalizes the Suez Canalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d941f6f80c0443efade57fa03cc2f99aWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:37:42 GMTCAIRO (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In July 1956, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal, marking Egypt's decisive break with its colonial past.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d941f6f80c0443efade57fa03cc2f99aThai currency falls to 6-year low as foreigners dump stockshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09ffea319b4a42d9b42b91b02ff859aaWed, 05 Aug 2015 12:11:59 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's currency fell to a six-year low against the dollar Wednesday, as foreign investors continue to dump stocks while waiting for the country's economy to pick up.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09ffea319b4a42d9b42b91b02ff859aaPaper: FBI investigating security of Clinton emailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bc6252619974dcc8da001ce054af32cWed, 05 Aug 2015 12:19:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is looking into the security of the private email server that Hillary Rodham Clinton used when she was secretary of state, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bc6252619974dcc8da001ce054af32cRNC chairman says Biden more 'likable' than Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d307884304cf4e14bc26eacd4da74c9cWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:36:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says that Vice President Joe Biden is more "likable" than Hillary Rodham Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d307884304cf4e14bc26eacd4da74c9cCourt appearance for Memphis police shooting suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2402d14169a41b1ac9547a0cf2092c6Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:53:54 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-convict charged with fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal on a Memphis street has a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday, the same day a memorial service is set for the slain officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2402d14169a41b1ac9547a0cf2092c6Official: Courthouse shooting suspect faced assault chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e7e8216a1df4df8838461f78c6ed6d7Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:34:55 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor said he plans to further examine an earlier felony arrest of the man accused in a Mississippi courthouse shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e7e8216a1df4df8838461f78c6ed6d7US, China clash over South China Sea disputeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02b2d3a5ff5342119fd5a01209bee1bfWed, 05 Aug 2015 10:46:14 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The United States and China clashed Wednesday over who is to blame for rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea with Washington demanding a halt to "problematic actions" in the area and Beijing telling foreign parties to keep out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02b2d3a5ff5342119fd5a01209bee1bfUighurs deported from Thailand to China remain in detentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfa023a749b74e5c92344e93a9e2ba6eWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:48:15 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say minority Muslim Uighurs deported from Thailand to China remain in detention while authorities investigate whether some planned to join the Islamic State or other groups in the Middle East.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfa023a749b74e5c92344e93a9e2ba6eVandals attack vacation home of dentist who killed Cecilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0014725e22824103b904795e170a3874Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:13:06 GMTMARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Police in southwest Florida say vandals spray painted the words "lion killer" on the garage door of the vacation home owned by a Minnesota dentist who has been identified as the hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0014725e22824103b904795e170a3874Pope: Keep door open to divorced Catholics who remarryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71a701babcf44e60894cb4b15ff111f3Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:52:19 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis declared on Wednesday that divorced Catholics who remarry, as well as their children, deserve better treatment from the church, warning pastors against treating these couples as if they were excommunicated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71a701babcf44e60894cb4b15ff111f3Small Washington town evacuated as wildfire advanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3157afcde74be5847ea88447192247Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:04:05 GMTROOSEVELT, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire burning near the Oregon border has forced the evacuation of an entire small Washington town, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3157afcde74be5847ea884471922478 cities cited in data program from ex-NYC mayor Bloomberghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc9af1325234125b7b1ee5beca8d1a0Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:52:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jackson, Mississippi, and Mesa, Arizona, aim to make troves of data about city operations available online for the first time. Tulsa, Oklahoma, plans to make its data releases more useful for the public. Seattle wants to use contract data to help ensure vendors deliver on their promises.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc9af1325234125b7b1ee5beca8d1a0Weather agency: July was hottest month on record in Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d6c26e2b2c943cc837cf349397154faWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:31:10 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's national weather agency says July was the country's hottest month on record.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d6c26e2b2c943cc837cf349397154fa2nd man questioned after report of shooting on National Mallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ea0c11825f34907a7b61be1304ed587Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:07:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Park Police have detained a second man for questioning after someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ea0c11825f34907a7b61be1304ed587Protesters clash with police in Nepal, demanding Hindu statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d12df2eb23740e092ce669db9cd1777Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:16:55 GMTKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the country's new constitution clashed with police in the capital on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d12df2eb23740e092ce669db9cd1777Afghan official: Drones kill IS fighters in 2 provinceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c432734a854b40d8a1aaffca9db9d78aWed, 05 Aug 2015 12:05:49 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says drone strikes have killed up to 60 insurgents, many of them allied to the Islamic State group, in recent days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c432734a854b40d8a1aaffca9db9d78aBilly Joel headlines last concert at NY's Nassau Coliseumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6feb378cbb314a9d80e521513ea2c809Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:44:13 GMTUNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel opened his final show at the soon-to-be shuttered Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum with his 1977 hit "Movin' Out."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6feb378cbb314a9d80e521513ea2c809Former Florida surgeon accused of mutilating man's penishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f398693ca6244bf2864f86b78222d183Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:28:18 GMTTAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida patient says his penis was deformed by a former surgeon who did not have a license to operate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f398693ca6244bf2864f86b78222d183Thailand to ban metal gas canisters in south over bomb fearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4feac8dbad454354b55881493edec627Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:28:53 GMTHAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Security officials in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand plan to ban the use of metal cooking gas tanks because they are often used to make homemade bombs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4feac8dbad454354b55881493edec627GOP debate lineup: Trump and Bush in, Fiorina and Perry outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e1d62fe8fe246c4ab4fc4a575042363Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:12:55 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Ten candidates have made the cut for the first Republican presidential debate Thursday, with polling front-runner Donald Trump hoping for a civil evening but ready to pounce if attacked.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e1d62fe8fe246c4ab4fc4a575042363Greece says it's in 'final stage' of bailout talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6db334637034d1fa98a75988ada0760Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:18:59 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister said his country was in the "final stage" of talks for a new bailout, as his left-wing government on Wednesday rejected the idea of extending the negotiations beyond this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6db334637034d1fa98a75988ada0760Global stocks turn higher as investors await US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e000b79313449eaa2de94c7541d424bWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:08:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e000b79313449eaa2de94c7541d424bTurkey says 'extensive' fight against IS to start soonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca78755abed9461c976c2d13cc3c5b00Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:39:23 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. drones and aircraft have begun arriving at a Turkish air base close to the border with Syria, and an "extensive" fight against Islamic State militants will soon begin, Turkey's foreign minister said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca78755abed9461c976c2d13cc3c5b00