FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:33:59 -07:00Iffy skies make pope take car, not copter to Poland shrinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2abe4705b214e40a1f67ad14765c9b1Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:57:46 GMTCZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Worry about bad weather prompted a last-minute change in Pope Francis' travel plans Thursday during his Polish pilgrimage, with the pontiff opting to take a car instead of a military helicopter to a shrine cherished by Poles as their spiritual capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2abe4705b214e40a1f67ad14765c9b1Tribal canoes arrive at Seattle beach in annual celebrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e5120560a24d49a932754b8f781f49Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:37:37 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Dozens of tribal canoes were arriving at Alki Beach in Seattle as part of an annual Native American celebration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e5120560a24d49a932754b8f781f49US sailors look for redemption in Rio after London flophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e0162ee69040798f5f8a55cf32dba2Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:19:49 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — They've had their shots, have an all-star coaching staff and are probably as acclimated to Rio de Janeiro's tricky conditions and foul water as sailors from any other country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e0162ee69040798f5f8a55cf32dba2Ukraine's president calls for recognition of splinter churchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b85dc448254ee79ccda17ca9c7cb83Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:13:28 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian president has called on an Orthodox Christian leader to recognize the independence of his country's splinter church.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b85dc448254ee79ccda17ca9c7cb83Chelsea Clinton will testify to her mother's credentialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/762861db13354ce4979314e1011edb5dThu, 28 Jul 2016 07:16:56 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — After days of endorsements from celebrities, elected leaders and passionate supporters, Hillary Clinton will be introduced Thursday night by the woman who knows her simply as mom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/762861db13354ce4979314e1011edb5dRoyal Dutch Shell says 2nd Q earnings fell 72 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23b816e7843c4514ae8902cbd118c655Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:52:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell says second-quarter earnings fell 72 percent as low oil prices challenge the profitability of the business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23b816e7843c4514ae8902cbd118c655Russia announces humanitarian operation in Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b872a1de900f497781b92d8b334f6e08Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:08:59 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says Russia and the Syrian government will open humanitarian corridors and offer a way-out for Islamic State fighters wanting to lay down their arms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b872a1de900f497781b92d8b334f6e08Lloyds cuts 3,000 jobs as Brexit fears take shapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05fb43053dc459da1ef4d88c23168f4Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:44:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — Lloyds Banking Group says it is cutting 3,000 more jobs and closing an additional 200 branches as it adjusts to changing consumer behavior and the uncertainty created by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05fb43053dc459da1ef4d88c23168f4SoftBank profit up 19 pct as Japan sales offset Sprint losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10816d6077054874ac0dd73fff5bba4cThu, 28 Jul 2016 07:54:17 GMTTOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese technology company that owns U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp., reported Thursday a fiscal first quarter profit of 254.2 billion yen ($2.4 billion), up 19 percent from the same period last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10816d6077054874ac0dd73fff5bba4cRepsol Q2 profit down 30 percent due to restructuring costshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad8ecd9cf82c436ab6440f17d10c0138Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:12:59 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish energy company Repsol has posted a net profit drop of 30 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period last year mainly because of workforce restructuring costs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad8ecd9cf82c436ab6440f17d10c0138Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11f3e8ad3cf24c3fab6dfc0a81cc8247Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:09:35 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11f3e8ad3cf24c3fab6dfc0a81cc8247German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1201ade969364f5c8be6a4a24b050957Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:25:52 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister says a victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential elections could affect trans-Atlantic ties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1201ade969364f5c8be6a4a24b050957Mularkey believes Titans right fit for 3rd time as NFL coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb9e0a0f3a9644078e6e3a1885354fbaThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:01:14 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Mularkey warned the Tennessee Titans' 10 draft picks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb9e0a0f3a9644078e6e3a1885354fbaN. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c583f925d8b4c8dace24ce430b92d67Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:01:01 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c583f925d8b4c8dace24ce430b92d67LG Electronics' profit up 19 percent on TV, appliance saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d8d7e351c444454b7de9c8c42a1a332Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:51:03 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. says its second-quarter net income jumped 19 percent thanks to strong sales of high-end TVs and home appliances that outweighed another quarterly loss in its handset business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d8d7e351c444454b7de9c8c42a1a332Biden to speak at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa815a6d5bdd4cc59927f6a9f9a56646Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:54:24 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to speak Thursday at a Baton Rouge vigil honoring the three law enforcement officers who were killed by a lone gunman during a shootout outside a convenience store.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa815a6d5bdd4cc59927f6a9f9a56646He's a skydiver working with a net _ but no parachutehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/047b97cb3bc84462a1a594e4f7d883ceThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:12:58 GMTSIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/047b97cb3bc84462a1a594e4f7d883ceTurning off red-light cameras can be deadlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f68183ba15f403f973e27a1f2d202c0Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:31:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Red-light cameras are widely hated, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f68183ba15f403f973e27a1f2d202c0Asian shares slip as investors await Bank of Japan decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/766a6735faef4095929578c8a1262685Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:23:47 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock benchmarks were mostly lower Thursday as investors digested an upbeat Fed assessment of the U.S. economy that raised the prospect of further rate hikes, while anticipating more stimulus from Japan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/766a6735faef4095929578c8a1262685South Korean foundation launched to help former sex slaveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f35c1a48ee4cb19ec8c5dc237dbfe9Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:00:08 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Thursday launched a foundation planned to be funded by the Japanese government to provide support for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f35c1a48ee4cb19ec8c5dc237dbfe9Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6eb614912464ece8e47e0aa7a0ac991Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:40:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After Donald Trump encouraged Russia to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, an instant debate exploded over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6eb614912464ece8e47e0aa7a0ac991Powerball's estimated jackpot hits $478 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c866b3b05854848a25dad4543e1e162Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:31:29 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No one has matched the jackpot-winning numbers in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, and the prize has increased to an estimated $478 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c866b3b05854848a25dad4543e1e162Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87452dafd7749ceb79f5692872b12a6Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:00:05 GMT"America is already great. America is already strong. And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump." — President Barack Obama at the Democratic convention.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87452dafd7749ceb79f5692872b12a6LEADING OFF: Sale rejoins Chisox, Gordon returns to Marlinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10415adb05d94f9a84ec89adf87c01dbThu, 28 Jul 2016 05:59:04 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10415adb05d94f9a84ec89adf87c01dbAfrica's best Olympian dives in for the last timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b753bc3bde2f4f3f8c8005baa6ae94faThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:36:39 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The African with the most Olympic medals is one of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia, right?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b753bc3bde2f4f3f8c8005baa6ae94faVIEWER GUIDE: Clinton to make her own case Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176f8974fd0f4ce793c12a79012b24cfThu, 28 Jul 2016 07:38:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hour after hour and speaker after speaker, Hillary Clinton has been extolled at the Democratic convention this week as a change-maker, an effective leader and a caring human being.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176f8974fd0f4ce793c12a79012b24cfFrench ID second church attacker, warning 4 days earlierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc2528bdb54a4450a6a495c9fcd38732Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:22:04 GMTPARIS (AP) — The second man who attacked a Normandy church during a morning Mass this week, slitting the throat of the elderly priest, is a 19-year-old Frenchman from eastern France, the prosecutor's office said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc2528bdb54a4450a6a495c9fcd38732Analysis: Obama hopes Clinton can fix what he could nothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c900bb2c4a4a4d11a920ea7625b82368Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:35:38 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eight years ago, Barack Obama cast himself as the rare candidate who could transcend the polarizing "politics of the past" and bridge divides that had left Washington barely functioning for years. Ultimately, the gulf was too wide — if anything, the political climate in the United States worsened.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c900bb2c4a4a4d11a920ea7625b82368North Korea says US responsible for provoking tensions, defends right to 'defensive nuclear deterrent'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5499ae478e4bb3922253aac554df2cThu, 28 Jul 2016 07:21:42 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea says US responsible for provoking tensions, defends right to 'defensive nuclear deterrent'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5499ae478e4bb3922253aac554df2c1 dead, 8 hurt as car plows into Los Angeles bible grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b74e5d824afe43be87f0884bef424e97Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:30:00 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A car has plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a group of 11 mostly elderly people were holding a bible study and prayer meeting, leaving one person dead and eight injured, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b74e5d824afe43be87f0884bef424e97Democratic donors, allies offer reward for Trump tax returnshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83db41ef3df143078c52db4210272804Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:27:50 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wealthy Democratic donors, many of them executives who run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's why they can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to release his.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83db41ef3df143078c52db4210272804Indonesia rebuffs UN, EU appeals to halt looming executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48aacde254804327bcc3b0439528df32Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:28:57 GMTCILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia quickly rebuffed appeals from the U.N. human rights chief and the European Union to abandon plans to execute 14 people for drug crimes as preparations intensified Thursday at the prison island where the death row inmates are held.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48aacde254804327bcc3b0439528df32Obama passes baton to Clinton, imploring nation to elect herhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/461518be01b04dc9bd827359afc5544aThu, 28 Jul 2016 07:12:51 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton has the stage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/461518be01b04dc9bd827359afc5544aTakeaways: Obama vouches for Clinton, Kaine steps uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c14d4d9204488ca36bc3b298b903c0Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:42:43 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama used what is likely his last high-profile speech as president to make a powerful case for Hillary Clinton's election, saying it wasn't even a close choice between her and Donald Trump, whom he described as a homegrown demagogue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c14d4d9204488ca36bc3b298b903c0Clinton ready to sell herself in biggest political momenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d59b23e30347658412f48f6e3647d0Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:50:17 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton is set to face the nation with the goal of introducing the woman that speaker after speaker, including a pair of presidents, have spent days promising the American public they'll finally get to see: the "real" Hillary Clinton.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d59b23e30347658412f48f6e3647d0AstraZeneca says 2Q earnings fell 22 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1c548d0b70f4df985bc274c02bb3d28Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:10:21 GMTLONDON (AP) — Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca says second-quarter earnings fell 22 percent after sales of its blockbuster cholesterol drug Crestor dropped sharply after a generic alternative came on the market in the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1c548d0b70f4df985bc274c02bb3d28Australia: MH370 captain's simulator had Indian Ocean routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48508a4df9404c3ebca09b14c30ffcf6Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:45:41 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials confirmed on Thursday that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48508a4df9404c3ebca09b14c30ffcf6Niece of Tibetan priest flees China, says he died of torturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1309060c409446cb0bfa621fbfbc71bThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:58:43 GMTDHARMSALA, India (AP) — The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what her family says is the truth about the man's death in a Chinese prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1309060c409446cb0bfa621fbfbc71bWith Auschwitz visit, pope faces complex Polish-Jewish storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f7225b811e84d30882351080513d222Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:31:58 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes — the 91-year-old played drums and the 88-year-old was on accordion, keyboard and vocals. In the audience several elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust swayed and tapped their feet to songs in Yiddish, Hebrew and Polish.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f7225b811e84d30882351080513d222Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried mehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d138178f18a64afd96e0ac2089c3d39aThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:12:37 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d138178f18a64afd96e0ac2089c3d39aTurkish military faces overhaul after failed couphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcfe2948cbfc4bc7947800784478a495Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:19:04 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is set to chair a top-level military meeting that is likely to lead to a major shake-up within the country's armed forces following a failed coup by renegade military officers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcfe2948cbfc4bc7947800784478a495Israeli settler-turned-diplomat to take new post in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a0d458c67d64d26a5016dcafeca633eThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:20:40 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — For years, Dani Dayan was the West Bank settler movement's face to the outside world. Next week, he'll become the face of Israel to much of North America.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a0d458c67d64d26a5016dcafeca633eLapel pins with images of ex-NKorean ruler found in Southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943c6eba2495481fa8f2b7c8c52763ecThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:44:20 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police found about 200 lapel pins bearing the image of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il strewn near the country's main international airport on Thursday, police officers said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943c6eba2495481fa8f2b7c8c52763ecRussia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeirohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1314ccbc1d3b4157bab01399d0187b29Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:47:48 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A much-depleted Russian team has departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1314ccbc1d3b4157bab01399d0187b29Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case endshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/696dde359b64435bbe281fde9c2fae6cThu, 28 Jul 2016 07:24:42 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and toppled the careers of Baltimore's police commissioner and a Democratic mayor poised for re-election, no one will go to jail for the death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/696dde359b64435bbe281fde9c2fae6cFrench identify second church attacker from DNAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e8a4a2f24cb44bf87732c794af526e8Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:47:45 GMTPARIS (AP) — The French prosecutors' office has identified the second man who killed a priest in a Normandy church. The office says DNA tests show he is a 19-year-old born in the eastern Vosges region of France, Abdel-Malik Nabil Petit Jean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e8a4a2f24cb44bf87732c794af526e8Pick Six: Pivotal players who could help decide Big 12 titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2df329277ed4c58a5a24698a7928dffThu, 28 Jul 2016 06:18:27 GMTAs Charlie Strong has learned in two years as Texas coach, the Big 12 is not a conference for a team trying to find an offensive identity. In a league filled with fast-paced spread attacks, it is difficult to hide deficiencies at quarterback.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2df329277ed4c58a5a24698a7928dffSummer jobs help bring Spain's jobless rate down to 20 pcthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d77de3e68f9b4be589aa8e8ea36bbdf6Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:41:54 GMTMADRID (AP) — Official figures show Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 20 percent in the second quarter from 20.9 percent in the previous three-month period, some positive news for acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as he searches for support to stay in office following the country's second inconclusive election last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d77de3e68f9b4be589aa8e8ea36bbdf6AP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048eef9e9427453fac32e840b2c1074bThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:23:10 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Assad says he is offering amnesty to rebels who lay down arms, surrender over next 3 months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048eef9e9427453fac32e840b2c1074bReagan shooter Hinckley will soon leave hospital for goodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af5888902e6e46ffbbda70fd6646f3d5Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:05:30 GMTWILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — In little more than a week, the only living man to have shot an American president could pack his bags and leave a Washington psychiatric hospital for the last time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af5888902e6e46ffbbda70fd6646f3d5