FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Sep 2015 01:52:46 -07:00On Arctic voyage, Obama banks on power of his celebrity, 03 Sep 2015 07:41:04 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama brought no grand policy pronouncements, new legislative proposals or major tranches of federal aid with him to Alaska. Instead, he sought to use the power of his own celebrity to command attention to the issue of climate change. Latest: Easing of Greece fears helping eurozone economy, 03 Sep 2015 08:38:52 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The latest on the European economy as the European Central Bank meets to discuss its monetary policy (all times local): police won't charge Mel Gibson over tirade claim, 03 Sep 2015 08:40:15 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Police do not intent to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend in Sydney last month, officials said on Thursday. president resigns amid corruption probe, 03 Sep 2015 08:26:45 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday. shows rising power in parade marking WWII defeat, 03 Sep 2015 07:52:51 GMTBEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat. look at the case of Texas man killed by deputies, 03 Sep 2015 06:43:04 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The fatal shooting of a San Antonio-area man by sheriff's deputies is drawing scrutiny because the man had both hands in the air at the time he was shot. Officials say a video appears to show 41-year-old Gilbert Flores was armed with a knife during the confrontation Friday outside a home northwest of San Antonio, and are examining the images as part of their investigation. prosecutors seek 15-year term for US envoy attacker, 03 Sep 2015 06:26:21 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Thursday asked for a 15-year prison term for the man they say slashed the U.S. ambassador during a breakfast forum in March. of eroding village welcome Obama's attention, 03 Sep 2015 07:15:08 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground. continues in Alabama officer's excessive force trial, 03 Sep 2015 08:32:21 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Additional witness testimony is expected in the federal trial of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force during a stop that left an Indian man seriously injured. flood Budapest rail station as police leave, but no trains running to Western Europe, 03 Sep 2015 06:28:34 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Migrants flood Budapest rail station as police leave, but no trains running to Western Europe. leader becomes opposition leader in Parliament, 03 Sep 2015 07:28:19 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Parliament on Thursday recognized an ethnic Tamil lawmaker as the opposition leader for the first time in decades in what is seen a positive step toward post civil-war reconciliation with the minority community. embassy skeptical Bangkok bomb suspects are Turks, 03 Sep 2015 06:53:16 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The Turkish Embassy in Thailand is casting doubt on reports that its nationals were involved in the Aug. 17 bombing of a Bangkok landmark that killed 20 people. data shows racial disparity in arrests, deaths, 03 Sep 2015 07:11:35 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths, according to what officials called a nationally unprecedented release of data. presidential campaign, Biden sticks close to Obama, 03 Sep 2015 07:19:24 GMTMIAMI (AP) — As he explores a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama's policies during a trip to the crucial swing state of Florida. with 100 migrants capsizes off Malaysia, some dead, 03 Sep 2015 07:55:13 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A wooden boat carrying about 100 migrants heading to Indonesia has capsized off Malaysia's western coast, the country's maritime agency said Thursday, adding there were an unknown number of fatalities. OFF: Latos tries again for Dodgers, Braves skidding, 03 Sep 2015 08:04:20 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: trained dogs help out farmers with disabilities, 03 Sep 2015 06:38:45 GMTMAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The demanding daily chores of a farmer were always a little different for Alda Owen, who is legally blind, able to see some blurry shapes and very close objects but not much else. Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airport, 03 Sep 2015 07:31:12 GMTDALLAS (AP) — More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry's trade and lobbying group. says boat with about 100 migrants headed to Indonesia has sunk with fatalities, 03 Sep 2015 07:21:09 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says boat with about 100 migrants headed to Indonesia has sunk with fatalities. in the News, 03 Sep 2015 07:56:17 GMT"It's a bit of a giggle, actually. They are clearly not the world's worst airline." — Simon Cockerell of Beijing-based travel agency Koryo Group on North Korean airline Air Koryo's "world's worst" title. hosts regional economic forum, 03 Sep 2015 08:38:16 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan has opened the Regional Economic Cooperation Conference in the capital, Kabul, where officials from more than 30 nations and 40 international organizations are gathering to discuss the war-torn country's future. on Ferguson unrest offers lessons in what not to do, 03 Sep 2015 07:31:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community. of the sunroof, and the office: Glimpses of China parade, 03 Sep 2015 08:39:49 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Brief looks at China's massive parade Thursday commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II: indicts owners for deadly 2012 factory fire, 03 Sep 2015 08:03:24 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital has indicted two owners of a garment factory and 11 others for homicide over a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers. rights chief alleges French soldier sexually abused girl, 03 Sep 2015 08:19:10 GMTGENEVA (AP) — United Nations staff turned up a case of sexual abuse of a girl by a French soldier in Central African Republic, the U.N. human rights chief said Thursday, in the latest claim of sexual abuse by foreign troops in the poor, unstable African country. in Petraeus-related suit to seek reporters' testimony, 03 Sep 2015 07:36:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A couple suing over leaks in the federal investigation that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' resignation intend to subpoena at least two journalists in an attempt to compel testimony about their sources, The Associated Press has learned. charges against officer in Washington police shooting, 03 Sep 2015 07:13:21 GMTOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A prosecutor won't seek criminal charges against a police officer in Washington state who shot and injured two men accused of repeatedly threatening the officer during a late night encounter. The two men are being charged with assault., clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism charges, 03 Sep 2015 08:47:38 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their jobs. officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end, 03 Sep 2015 08:02:56 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end. flood Budapest rail station; no trains to the West, 03 Sep 2015 06:58:37 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Migrants poured into Budapest's Keleti train station Thursday as police ended their blockade, but there were no trains running to Western Europe, the goal of many of the migrants. seeking Iowa boost look to 99-county tour, 03 Sep 2015 07:40:03 GMTNEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Is it a savvy strategy or a campaign gimmick? Many presidential candidates see a path to success in Iowa by visiting all 99 counties in the leadoff caucus state.'s 15 Ks lead Dodgers over Giants 2-1, 03 Sep 2015 06:55:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Once Dodgers manager Don Mattingly crossed the foul line without signaling the bullpen in the ninth inning, Clayton Kershaw knew he was safe to finish off the San Francisco Giants. cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster, 03 Sep 2015 06:27:38 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest. stocks gain amid China holiday, dollar falls, 03 Sep 2015 08:48:17 GMTWorld stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets while the dollar fell on diminishing expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike this month. shows off rising power marking WWII defeat of Japan, 03 Sep 2015 08:34:11 GMTBEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat. scores slip slightly; more students take test, 03 Sep 2015 07:30:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years. Latest: Greece rescues 751 at sea in latest 24 hours, 03 Sep 2015 08:43:07 GMTThe latest on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT): Hunt won't stop for suspects in officer's death, 03 Sep 2015 08:48:56 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities have broadened the hunt for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular northern Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledge there's little information to go on. more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths, 03 Sep 2015 07:06:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings:, in final US Open, not relishing match vs countryman, 03 Sep 2015 07:21:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt cheered from the stands Tuesday night as one young Australian took the court in the U.S. Open. deal will survive in Congress despite GOP opposition, 03 Sep 2015 07:38:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress.'s office: Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigns in face of fraud scandal, 03 Sep 2015 07:56:54 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — President's office: Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigns in face of fraud scandal. PM says elections will be in December, 03 Sep 2015 08:47:03 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he will call general elections in December but the date has yet to be decided. campaign, Biden sticks close to Obama, 03 Sep 2015 07:40:31 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama's policies, previewing his potential pitch to voters during a trip to the crucial swing state of Florida. open Budapest rail station, but no trains to the West, 03 Sep 2015 07:37:27 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Migrants poured into Budapest's Keleti rail station on Thursday as police stopped blocking its main entrance, piling into trains despite announcements that there was no service to Western Europe. bluefin tuna group puts off new moves to save fish, 03 Sep 2015 07:49:16 GMTTOKYO (AP) — An international body that monitors fisheries in most of the Pacific Ocean ended a meeting in Japan on Thursday without agreement on fresh measures to protect the dwindling bluefin tuna. woman had tried to sponsor boy who drowned off Turkey, 03 Sep 2015 08:17:03 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawmaker says a woman in Canada had tried to sponsor Syrian relatives who drowned off the coast of Turkey, including a 3-year-old boy whose lifeless body was shown in photographs that are galvanizing debate around the world. Latest: Police say lie prompts Illinois police response, 03 Sep 2015 08:29:05 GMTVOLO, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local): farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Paris, 03 Sep 2015 08:07:46 GMTPARIS (AP) — More than 1,000 tractors — and a few cows — descended on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers who blocked highways to express their anger over falling prices for their goods and high taxes. Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleece, 03 Sep 2015 06:26:10 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool — the equivalent of 30 sweaters — and shedding almost half his body weight.