FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 Aug 2015 04:44:57 -07:00EU, Vietnam agree deal for free trade pact, 04 Aug 2015 09:48:31 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Vietnam have reached an agreement in principle on a new free trade deal that would see the lifting of most tariffs on goods. expels thousands of Nigerians in Boko Haram fight, 04 Aug 2015 11:35:37 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon officials say they have expelled more than 3,000 Nigerians as part of the fight against the Nigerian-born Islamic extremist group which has launched attacks across borders. Egypt, militants shell house in Sinai, kill 5 civilians, 04 Aug 2015 11:03:53 GMTCAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egyptians security officials say militants in northern Sinai have shelled a house near a security checkpoint, killing an entire family of five members inside it and wounding nine of their neighbors. group condemns alleged abuse of Gadhafi son in Libya, 04 Aug 2015 10:12:38 GMTTRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Human Rights Watch says Libyan prison authorities should investigate the alleged abuse of a son of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi and other inmates in a Tripoli prison. Interview: Qatar's FM urges 'serious dialogue' with Iran, 04 Aug 2015 11:33:17 GMTDOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar's top diplomat is calling for deeper engagement with Iran in the wake of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, saying there is a need for "serious dialogue" to solve challenges facing the region. moving downriver pose new threat in Myanmar, 04 Aug 2015 10:58:10 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — New devastation is feared in Myanmar as water from the badly flooded central and northern regions flows down rivers to the country's more populous areas. Taliban deny 'propaganda' about succession crisis, 04 Aug 2015 09:54:30 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Taliban on Tuesday urged followers to disregard "enemy propaganda" about internal fractures following the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and to unite behind his chosen successor. probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2, 04 Aug 2015 11:32:50 GMTLANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Safety officials in New Hampshire are investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed a father and daughter and injured about 22 others. stocks mostly dip as investors weigh China, US data, 04 Aug 2015 11:27:40 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike. tops 2Q profit forecasts, 04 Aug 2015 11:18:04 GMTAetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35-billion acquisition. expels Swedish diplomat, says it's tit-for-tat move, 04 Aug 2015 10:17:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia has expelled a Swedish diplomat in what it describes as a response to a similar Swedish move, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. Iran to partially allow BBC to report for a week, 04 Aug 2015 10:48:49 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian government official says the Islamic Republic will allow some BBC journalists to report there for a week's time. The BBC had no immediate comment in London. wants China to stop work in disputed sea: official, 04 Aug 2015 11:33:38 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asian nations want China to stop land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea, a regional official said Tuesday, but China insisted it has a right to continue the activity. attorney general accused of lying to investors, 04 Aug 2015 11:04:25 GMTMcKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to prosecutors, and helped persuade a state lawmaker and another wealthy businessman to buy more than $100,000 in shares. set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyed, 04 Aug 2015 08:40:32 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday. Things to Know for Today, 04 Aug 2015 09:47:15 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: floods kill 4, including 3 children, in Macedonia, 04 Aug 2015 09:17:33 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Authorities say at least four people, including three children, have died and a dozen have been injured in flash flooding in northwestern Macedonia that caused landslides, power outages and road damage. seeks amicable solution to China sea dispute, 04 Aug 2015 08:29:45 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia on Tuesday called for more efforts to find a peaceful solution to rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea, as the U.S. and the Philippines said they would demand that China stop land reclamation and other actions there. White officer panicked before shooting black man, 04 Aug 2015 09:16:11 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Both sides in the voluntary manslaughter trial of a white Charlotte police officer in the on duty shooting of a black man agree bad choices led up to the man's death as he looked for help after a car crash. Q2 earnings slip on China, costs for new models, 04 Aug 2015 08:54:46 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher launch costs for new vehicles and a tougher market in China, a major pillar of its profits.'s leaders defend firing of first black police chief, 04 Aug 2015 09:37:52 GMTPOCOMOKE CITY, Md. (AP) — Leaders of a small, predominantly black town on Maryland's Eastern Shore are defending their decision to fire the town's first black police chief and call for healing racial tensions that have divided the community.'s office asks drug dealers to turn in their rivals, 04 Aug 2015 11:02:22 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff's office has posted a flyer on its Facebook page asking drug dealers to turn in their rivals. Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library, 04 Aug 2015 10:17:17 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The dimly-lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace. nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded, 04 Aug 2015 11:14:02 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub and then spilled onto the streets outside early Tuesday left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. market down further as prospect of new elections grows, 04 Aug 2015 10:08:27 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, as the country's left-wing government conceded that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election. leader calls elections aimed at breaking with Spain, 04 Aug 2015 08:32:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — Catalan regional government President Artur Mas has officially called early elections for Sept. 27, a poll he intends to use as a referendum on independence from Spain. California wildfire jumps containment line, 04 Aug 2015 09:13:13 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wild land blaze threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters. series 'Project Mc2' puts smart girls in the spotlight, 04 Aug 2015 11:33:43 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Yes, it's true. Women do run the world," the head of a females-only spy agency tells four schoolgirl recruits in "Project Mc2," Netflix's new series for tweens. Guard: Tequesta teens' boat now also missing, 04 Aug 2015 11:08:16 GMTTEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — The boat two teens were on when they went missing off Florida's Atlantic coast is no longer where the Coast Guard found it. of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strife, 04 Aug 2015 11:11:09 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. Now, the unprecedented firing of three top generals is generating fear that a power struggle within the regime will break into the open — unleashing a new cycle of the bloodshed that plagued the country in the 1990s. police search for suspect in shooting outside concert, 04 Aug 2015 11:12:56 GMTHOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey. arrested after West Bank arson that killed toddler, 04 Aug 2015 10:05:40 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it was interrogating the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group in the first arrest of an Israeli suspect following last week's arson attack in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler and wounded his brother and parents., Indian troops trade fire, killing 3 in Kashmir, 04 Aug 2015 11:12:25 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian border guards traded gunfire and mortar shells Tuesday along their disputed border in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing two Pakistanis and an Indian, officials said. Africa's Nobel laureate Tutu leaves hospital, 04 Aug 2015 11:16:11 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu left a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday after being treated for an infection there since last month, his foundation said.'s quarterly profit up 10 pct on cheap yen, cost cuts, 04 Aug 2015 09:58:45 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Toyota's profit for April-June rose 10 percent on perks from a cheap yen and cost reduction efforts that offset lower vehicle sales. stock market suffers second day of losses, 04 Aug 2015 08:41:30 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, with banks shares down the most. pro-government troops retake rebel-held base in south, 04 Aug 2015 10:42:42 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's pro-government troops were fighting pockets of resistance outside a key military base in the country's south on Tuesday, a day after they seized it from Shiite rebels, military officials said. passes law on war crimes court, 04 Aug 2015 10:26:52 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo lawmakers have approved a law to set up a special war crimes court paving the way for indictments to be filed against top wartime leaders and current politicians. Zealander who was last WWII 'Dambuster' pilot dies at 96, 04 Aug 2015 10:53:05 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealander who was the last surviving pilot from the specialized World War II "Dambuster" mission targeting German infrastructure died Tuesday. Les Munro was 96. Taliban denounce 'propaganda' against their movement, 04 Aug 2015 08:56:52 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban have urged followers to disregard "enemy propaganda" about fractures in the movement and unite behind their new leader. Latest: Hassan: Father, daughter killed in tent collapse, 04 Aug 2015 11:01:05 GMTLANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the circus tent collapse in Lancaster, New Hampshire: grants citizenship to Russian given government job, 04 Aug 2015 10:10:38 GMTKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has granted Ukrainian citizenship to a Russian opposition figure nominated to a regional government job. fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote, 04 Aug 2015 11:17:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle. police save infant girl from pipe in public toilet, 04 Aug 2015 10:14:37 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A Beijing policeman rescued a newborn baby who was stuck face-down in a public toilet, reaching his arm down into the pipe to gently pull out the infant, police and reports said Tuesday. illegal gold miners victims of landslide in Liberia, 04 Aug 2015 10:59:55 GMTMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — State radio in Liberia says 14 men illegally mining for gold in Liberia's west fell victim to a landslide. They were trapped under rubble and are presumed dead. bids for vast Arctic territories at UN, 04 Aug 2015 11:21:34 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations. workers' suit against Duckworth spills into Senate bid, 04 Aug 2015 11:12:08 GMTJONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman's bid to unseat first-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in what is expected to be one of the country's most competitive 2016 Senate races. Health beats Street 2Q forecasts, 04 Aug 2015 11:20:22 GMTWOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — CVS Health Corporation (CVS) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.27 billion. earnings slip on China, costs for new models, 04 Aug 2015 09:50:33 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher costs to bring out new vehicles and a tougher market in China, a major pillar of its profits. rebels attack Turkish military vehicle; 2 killed, 04 Aug 2015 08:29:33 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run agency says Kurdish rebels have attacked a military vehicle in southeastern Turkey, killing two soldiers, in the latest violence between government forces and militants.