FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:48:21 -07:00Crashed Indonesian plane may have suffered engine problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/254601d6cf094e21a750735c0b1f4dbaThu, 02 Jul 2015 07:52:07 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — The aging Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood of Medan killing 141 people had a propeller "abnormality" that indicates an engine stalled, the air force chief said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/254601d6cf094e21a750735c0b1f4dbaThe Latest on Philippines: 36 dead after big waves hit ferryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/213dd4b733d640db9189efb4e895b8b2Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:31:26 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The latest on the ferry sinking in the Philippines (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/213dd4b733d640db9189efb4e895b8b2Sweden cuts key interest rate again citing Greek crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea43511d134949d891840f013f6a88d0Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:40:06 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's central bank has cut its key interest rate to a record low of minus 0.35 percent saying "events in Greece over the past few days have substantially increased the uncertainty."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea43511d134949d891840f013f6a88d0The Latest on Philippines: Survivors describe big waveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4570c5c8ddd4158a1db6c0bd812cdf8Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:35:13 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The latest on the ferry sinking in the Philippines (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4570c5c8ddd4158a1db6c0bd812cdf82 French soldiers arrested over Africa sex abuse allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f30f6d344784ac7ab5bca7b4fde1759Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:12:52 GMTPARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers have been arrested over allegations of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f30f6d344784ac7ab5bca7b4fde1759Ex-state senator facing up to 20 years on racketeeringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25c8bf14393c484c92b68f75d4032c16Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:32:50 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former California state senator — once considered a leading candidate for a statewide office — is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a racketeering charge in an organized crime case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25c8bf14393c484c92b68f75d4032c162nd person dies in Taiwan water park firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21f426f9a15e49348d64adc664c6381bThu, 02 Jul 2015 06:50:44 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The death toll from a blaze at a Taiwan water park party over the weekend rose to two on Thursday, with more than 200 injured still in intensive care.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21f426f9a15e49348d64adc664c6381bThe Latest: S&P warns of 'severe' consequences of Grexithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d792171cd6e64b2db85ce1c49789a5e7Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:48:44 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d792171cd6e64b2db85ce1c49789a5e7Bus falls off bridge, killing 10 South Koreanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86958d70bcd64a2b8b028995d0c16972Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:19:28 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A bus carrying a group of South Koreans fell off a highway bridge in northeastern China, killing 10 passengers and the Chinese driver, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86958d70bcd64a2b8b028995d0c16972Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30f88d35742d452dbb74c57711366ea3Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:30:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30f88d35742d452dbb74c57711366ea3The Latest: Greece's Varoufakis will quit if 'Yes' winshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8af7c76f4cd243ea91c2abfede83ddbbThu, 02 Jul 2015 09:12:37 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8af7c76f4cd243ea91c2abfede83ddbbWinton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b180bf5b13149b4ac4e97ff23ee4678Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:08:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — "Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life".http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b180bf5b13149b4ac4e97ff23ee4678What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d36a3a368b794a5db455f10ba5661cd7Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:11:31 GMTThe prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d36a3a368b794a5db455f10ba5661cd7The Latest on Philippines: Winds, low clouds hamper rescuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/597aeb514ef24d74baaff290f31daf6eThu, 02 Jul 2015 09:13:34 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The latest on the ferry sinking in the Philippines (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/597aeb514ef24d74baaff290f31daf6eTunisian official says about 12 people detained in probe into deadly tourist hotel attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c961dd5be8ca40b0b6429d8ea7c92187Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:49:12 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian official says about 12 people detained in probe into deadly tourist hotel attack .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c961dd5be8ca40b0b6429d8ea7c92187Episcopalians OK allowing gay marriage in churcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d11e8cf26c404fe6892afcbb741d80d8Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:21:04 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d11e8cf26c404fe6892afcbb741d80d8Sheriff: 2 dead in helicopter crash in northwest Oregonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f9cbc277654df0a5e4813c2f1493b0Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:31:35 GMTNEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two people aboard a helicopter are dead following a crash in northwest Oregon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f9cbc277654df0a5e4813c2f1493b02 former Khmer Rouge leaders appeal convictionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e66a6499a8cc40e7b3ffabad75f2d017Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:36:14 GMTPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The two surviving senior leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime launched appeals Thursday of their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e66a6499a8cc40e7b3ffabad75f2d017Barcelona mayor halts new tourist accommodation licenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47fd9b8f235142f997aa7545fbc1d97bThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:19:32 GMTMADRID (AP) — Barcelona's new leftist mayor has halted the issuing of tourist accommodation licenses in the immensely popular city while new regulations are drawn up to govern a sector some say has become saturated in recent years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47fd9b8f235142f997aa7545fbc1d97bThe Latest on Philippines: US man on board tried to helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f84697492c944ef90144e4834b934b7Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:49:26 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The latest on the ferry sinking in the Philippines (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f84697492c944ef90144e4834b934b7Man questioned in case of missing Phoenix-area couplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2493cb70c6cf47d189f1bd2f9b5ca687Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:46:38 GMTMARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Arizona questioned a "person of interest" Wednesday night in the case of a Phoenix-area couple missing for more than a week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2493cb70c6cf47d189f1bd2f9b5ca687Southeast Asia to set up fund to help boat peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b3da7d681e448d8808c9e3014e594bcThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:53:36 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian minister says Southeast Asian countries will establish a humanitarian fund to help boatloads of Rohingya Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrants who have recently landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b3da7d681e448d8808c9e3014e594bcCoast guard says 36 dead, 19 missing, 118 rescued in ferry capsize in Philippineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c12cefccc3c432ab193614335c896e7Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:44:09 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Coast guard says 36 dead, 19 missing, 118 rescued in ferry capsize in Philippines.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c12cefccc3c432ab193614335c896e7Afghan court cancels death sentences in mob killing of womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61bb2e6e0a3a481c817822b0bf15c6afThu, 02 Jul 2015 09:34:03 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the shocking mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine, a judge said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61bb2e6e0a3a481c817822b0bf15c6afMumbai horse carriage ban leaves working families in fearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59f738d68caf4db594939266ed51f405Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:04:30 GMTMUMBAI, India (AP) — Drivers of Mumbai's iconic horse-drawn carriages can't imagine not plying the roads pulling photo-snapping tourists atop their kitsch-covered chariots.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59f738d68caf4db594939266ed51f405NATO chief to inspect site of future alliance facilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cbac02056ea4412a97e87f1b3909019Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:21:02 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is meeting top officials in Romania and will inspect a site where the alliance will build a small headquarters facility in reaction to the crisis in Ukraine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cbac02056ea4412a97e87f1b3909019California: Record water savings shows big cuts possiblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2726c5e7d4d4ea6a43332692732db78Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:21:26 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration cited that as proof cities can hit steep summer conservation targets they have blasted as unfair.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2726c5e7d4d4ea6a43332692732db7836 dead, 19 missing as ferry capsizes in Philippineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/933857a9ae4a4baf9c3cb2aa43f8a572Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:48:07 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine coast guard says 36 people have died and 19 are missing after an inter-island ferry capsized in the central Philippines.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/933857a9ae4a4baf9c3cb2aa43f8a572Church fires common, but usually not the result of arsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c46f513ca2e4fe79850a2f1dbe5531eThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:48:57 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As investigators probe the cause of a fire that destroyed a rural South Carolina black church rebuilt after the Ku Klux Klan torched it 20 years ago, statistics show church fires are not unusual, and that the vast majority in recent years were not intentionally set.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c46f513ca2e4fe79850a2f1dbe5531eMany but not all in GOP object as US, Cuba plan embassieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c6d9118395a487aaf0bdd906d137fa2Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:34:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Loud but hardly universal catcalls from Republicans underscored the obstacles and opportunities ahead as U.S. and Cuban leaders announced an opening of embassies in Havana and Washington and a resumption of diplomatic relations severed the year President Barack Obama was born.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c6d9118395a487aaf0bdd906d137fa2The Latest: European markets solid as Greek referendum loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbaf592126074996bb6d2a945013513dThu, 02 Jul 2015 07:26:38 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbaf592126074996bb6d2a945013513dThe Latest: France's Sapin says committed to Greece in eurohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cfe0293ab2643a886240d833304a4f5Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:36:22 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cfe0293ab2643a886240d833304a4f5French court: No compensation over faulty breast implantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3989d8376da34b2ba35fdca2296d4e11Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:53:24 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French appeals court has ruled that a German product-testing company does not have to compensate more than 1,000 women with leak-prone breast implants, overturning a lower court decision.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3989d8376da34b2ba35fdca2296d4e11Swiss say US has filed formal request to extradite 7 FIFA officials arrested in Mayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f444efe5486427580c05ce5118b9669Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:10:17 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Swiss say US has filed formal request to extradite 7 FIFA officials arrested in May.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f444efe5486427580c05ce5118b9669Suspect in DC mansion slayings due in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6f95114142f466c8c0c03d850387633Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:15:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion is due in court for a preliminary hearing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6f95114142f466c8c0c03d850387633Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c04a887ccc9b4e1fb88af989db7b9e5aThu, 02 Jul 2015 07:19:37 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c04a887ccc9b4e1fb88af989db7b9e5aFerry capsizes in Philippines; 36 dead, 19 missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1785b9bbcbd445689d31dca89d33610aThu, 02 Jul 2015 09:18:59 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A ferry carrying 173 people capsized Thursday as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 19 others missing, coast guard officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1785b9bbcbd445689d31dca89d33610aTunisia: 12 people detained in hotel attack probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a515e5b5da214c2ba017a4a72a297656Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:16:24 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — About 12 people have been detained in the investigation into a massacre at a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, a Tunisian official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a515e5b5da214c2ba017a4a72a297656US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51ab26bacb194148966793b20ca59210Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:55:53 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer's world governing body.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51ab26bacb194148966793b20ca59210Indonesian crashed plane may have suffered engine problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/502daa55291a4d3fa3e74a8bf2268c12Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:58:52 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — The aging Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood of Medan killing 141 people had a propeller "abnormality" that indicates an engine stalled, the air force chief said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/502daa55291a4d3fa3e74a8bf2268c12European court to rule on 2004 Russian school hostage-takinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/079d9ceb857a4276803c52c894964cdaThu, 02 Jul 2015 09:34:15 GMTPARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to rule in a case brought by nearly 400 survivors and family members of victims of a school hostage-taking in southern Russia in 2004 that left more than 300 dead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/079d9ceb857a4276803c52c894964cdaHeeding Francis, Iowa Catholic leaders to pressure '16 fieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6defbecd7fa7434e98d3fc2e23ac4015Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:38:42 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa will call Thursday on candidates for president to follow the teachings of Pope Francis and focus as much on the environment and income inequality in 2016 as they have in past elections on opposing gay marriage and abortion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6defbecd7fa7434e98d3fc2e23ac4015Global stocks gain as US data eclipse Greek riskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83b52f2ec664f2e9235c322f46b6440Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:23:49 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks were higher on Thursday as expectations for solid U.S. jobs data overshadowed worries about Greek debt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83b52f2ec664f2e9235c322f46b6440After trade deal, Obama seeks to repair rift with laborhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6074ead4bc94b7aa91ff42890cca26aThu, 02 Jul 2015 07:31:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After the push for trade legislation ruptured relations between the White House and organized labor, President Barack Obama is embarking on something of a repair mission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6074ead4bc94b7aa91ff42890cca26aCoast guard says ferry in central Philippines with 173 aboard capsizes; rescue ongoinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8375e603db6491a839aceeaf8301f3fThu, 02 Jul 2015 07:37:45 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Coast guard says ferry in central Philippines with 173 aboard capsizes; rescue ongoing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8375e603db6491a839aceeaf8301f3fTaiwan pilot in February TransAsia crash described as hastyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fd8d19a032f426899c7fdd07155c145Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:32:37 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fd8d19a032f426899c7fdd07155c145Switzerland: US seeks extradition of 7 FIFA officialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50f9b869115442a7917bf81fae7f5944Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:14:21 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Swiss justice officials say they have received a formal request from the United States to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich in May.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50f9b869115442a7917bf81fae7f5944Egypt media says sophisticated weapons used in Sinai attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d37878946ac461dbfd709af69593495Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:08:10 GMTCAIRO (AP) — A newspaper close to the Egyptian government says the Islamic State-linked militants who attacked troops in the Sinai Peninsula used sophisticated weaponry, including Russian-made Kornet anti-tank missiles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d37878946ac461dbfd709af69593495Witness: Man killed by police told officers 'shoot me'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9586938364f74b1cb586c7bc9fe6d936Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:47:49 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The man was angry. He threw rocks and scuffled with police. He yelled at them to "shoot me, kill me," before three officers opened fire, according to witnesses to the fatal shooting of an unarmed Mexican immigrant. The shooting sparked weeks of protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9586938364f74b1cb586c7bc9fe6d936Blacklist warnings spread on websites in North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a1331b6e7c8492c822cf292037772aeThu, 02 Jul 2015 07:00:50 GMTTOKYO (AP) — North Korea, already one of the least-wired places in the world, appears to be cracking down on the use of the Internet by even the small number of foreigners who can access it with relative freedom by blacklisting and blocking social media accounts or websites deemed to carry harmful content.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a1331b6e7c8492c822cf292037772ae