FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:45:48 -08:00South African court hears case against presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcd7ec84d0d846ca9209f7ff43de3661Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:54:46 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's highest court is hearing a case against President Jacob Zuma, who is accused of violating the constitution in a scandal over state spending on his private home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcd7ec84d0d846ca9209f7ff43de3661Obama to release $4 trillion-plus budget for 2017http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf8850f5da2422ab4581cb0b44f5cd2Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:17:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a dismissive Republican-controlled Congress that simply wants to move on from his presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf8850f5da2422ab4581cb0b44f5cd2Taiwan seeks detention of developers of toppled buildinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30e13e46315d4169942a74c837f5b7fbTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:33:44 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Prosecutors have requested the detention of the developers of a high-rise apartment building in southern Taiwan that collapsed over the weekend following a strong earthquake, killing dozens of people, official media said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30e13e46315d4169942a74c837f5b7fbTrain crash in southern Germany causes injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c98a45993fb4363bb0c8442d0ec23bfTue, 09 Feb 2016 07:44:53 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say several people have been injured in an early morning train crash in southern Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c98a45993fb4363bb0c8442d0ec23bfClosings set in NYC cop's trial in deadly stairwell shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f94ea2399694a3d9d038cd825528d4eTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:14:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors call it manslaughter and say he acted recklessly and then did little to help the dying man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f94ea2399694a3d9d038cd825528d4eMichael Douglas among film stars honored by AARPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7818c92a8828489f9c9d5757fa4c7fd3Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:03:26 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Douglas was initially confused when he was told that he was being honored with a career achievement honor by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7818c92a8828489f9c9d5757fa4c7fd3Morris, US youth gain valuable experience before busy yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d07acd140513461b8dd7e9070c98fcc7Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:09:09 GMTCARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Morris made his ninth appearance for the United States last Friday, which gave him nine more games for the national team than as a professional.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d07acd140513461b8dd7e9070c98fcc7Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b11e115d2d4d90930fc832faa3d787Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:22:47 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It's been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two years before Tuesday's state election, and nearly all have spent recent months hosting town hall meetings, holding rallies and meeting voters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b11e115d2d4d90930fc832faa3d787Hield's 3-pointer lifts No. 3 Oklahoma past No. 24 Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1aa64846dcf409cb2bf8a3e4a59fbe7Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:06:45 GMTNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Buddy Hield had done just about everything this season. He did the ultimate Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1aa64846dcf409cb2bf8a3e4a59fbe7Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d078914f64ae4c2faa1386b40b905b1bTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:12:13 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with gusto, investing in everything from stadiums to electric cars, and expecting an economic bonanza from a construction frenzy and an influx of visitors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d078914f64ae4c2faa1386b40b905b1bGov't report: Drop in uninsured in 8 stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89f3d84d80e344c4b1e31d57c1fb7d63Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:20:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89f3d84d80e344c4b1e31d57c1fb7d63Palestinian doctor aims to boost West Bank medical serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/facfa2beedd0435c88a4e1403144b5cfTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:42:40 GMTNABLUS, West Bank (AP) — After Dr. Saleem Haj-Yahia performed the first-ever successful artificial heart transplant in the West Bank last month he was greeted with flowers, balloons and cheering crowds and publicly praised by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/facfa2beedd0435c88a4e1403144b5cfBrother of Dublin crime boss killed in growing gangland feudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e12cfc5343844f281228b1300da98b9Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:59:48 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — Irish police say a four-man gang has shot to death the brother of a Dublin crime kingpin as a feud between rival drug trafficking gangs deepens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e12cfc5343844f281228b1300da98b9WATCHING TUESDAY: NH existential test for Trump's candidacyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0624b7c67b5c4fae882c3b74dfc9f2a3Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:15:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Which candidate is 'the best,' who's the most experienced, who's a revolutionary and who's a robot?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0624b7c67b5c4fae882c3b74dfc9f2a3Spain: Princess Cristina back in court for tax fraud trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f612f6c6a4d247fabde7a0aea0cebae8Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:40:51 GMTPALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Princess Cristina is back in court for trial along with 17 others, including her husband, on charges ranging from tax fraud to embezzlement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f612f6c6a4d247fabde7a0aea0cebae8The Latest: German train crash was head-onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c91f27f50b143f3aaa30fb94fe444aeTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:51:53 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c91f27f50b143f3aaa30fb94fe444aePaltrow describes years of messages from accused stalkerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c56ecc7194fa43afa47df705854318aeTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:16:36 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c56ecc7194fa43afa47df705854318aeJapan's parliament condemns North Korea rocket launchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcc5b87975fd4982aa081250014005f0Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:12:03 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's parliament condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch Tuesday, calling it a serious provocation against international peace and demanding that the communist nation immediately stop such activity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcc5b87975fd4982aa081250014005f0Record $132.5M bet on Super Bowl at Nevada sports bookshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d1fcf90d3b24fad8dddef08b713bf70Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:37:31 GMTSo you thought the Panthers and Broncos would put up a lot more points in Super Bowl 50, that Carolina quarterback Cam Newton would score at least once and probably be named the game's most valuable player?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d1fcf90d3b24fad8dddef08b713bf70Durant, Thunder pull away to beat Suns 122-106http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b055dde8dc9480f90a13135a17a1260Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:04:32 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Once Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant found his shot, it was all over for slumping Phoenix.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b055dde8dc9480f90a13135a17a1260The Latest: at least 2 dead in train crash in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e013e6f7d7f41e993491fb8d73f1df9Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:46 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e013e6f7d7f41e993491fb8d73f1df9Man accused in Milwaukee mass shooting plot to be arraignedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/076a2485a8fd42709382ba0ab904e015Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:32:27 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of plotting to attack a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam is due to appear in federal court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/076a2485a8fd42709382ba0ab904e015Train crash in Germany kills at least 4, injures scoreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2552194e916149048212ac0e76d20a0fTue, 09 Feb 2016 09:11:34 GMTBAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two trains crashed head-on in southern Germany early Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead and 40 seriously injured, the German news agency dpa said. More than three hours after the crash, emergency services were still trying to reach people trapped in the wreckage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2552194e916149048212ac0e76d20a0fHRW: Russia and Syria carry out daily cluster bomb attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25980878cebe49f8a626a5caa4216be2Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:38:27 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — An international human rights group says Syrian government forces and the Russian military have been carrying out daily cluster bomb attacks over the past few weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25980878cebe49f8a626a5caa4216be2Train crash in southern Germany causes deaths, injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3c53d49bc1742a08ac3b11ba21bb4b5Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:49:24 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say several people have been killed or injured in an early morning train crash in southern Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3c53d49bc1742a08ac3b11ba21bb4b5US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e3bb7005654ca1a3724ed42db3e668Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:17:15 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e3bb7005654ca1a3724ed42db3e668Indian soldier buried by avalanche saved; 9 bodies recoveredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fd39d875a1d4080a7b9d22befd87222Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:38:34 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — An Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been found alive and pulled from the snow, along with the bodies of nine other soldiers, officials said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fd39d875a1d4080a7b9d22befd87222Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 14-20http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f2c9c2ae4a14f3ea903a3e4faa82b27Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:05:26 GMTFeb. 14: TV personality Hugh Downs ("20/20") is 95. Actress Florence Henderson is 82. Country singer Razzy Bailey is 77. Jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 73. TV personality Pat O'Brien ("The Insider," ''Access Hollywood") is 68. Magician Teller of Penn and Teller is 68. Actor Ken Wahl ("Wiseguy") is 59. Opera singer Renee Fleming is 57. Actress Meg Tilly is 56. Singer Dwayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 55. Actress Sakina Jaffey ("House of Cards") is 54. Actor Enrico Colantoni ("Just Shoot Me") is 53. Actor Zach Galligan ("Gremlins") is 52. Actor Valente Rodriguez ("George Lopez") is 52. Bassist Ricky Wolking of The Nixons is 50. Actor Simon Pegg (2009's "Star Trek") is 46. Bassist Kevin Baldes of Lit is 44. Singer Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty is 44. Actor Jake Lacy ("The Office") is 30. Actress Tiffany Thornton ("Sonny With A Chance") is 30. Actor Freddie Highmore ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," ''Bates Motel") is 24.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f2c9c2ae4a14f3ea903a3e4faa82b27Sanders, Kasich win 1st votes in tiny NH communityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a32a9d23bc74bb48b26ad56ab7d564aTue, 09 Feb 2016 07:31:26 GMTDIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a32a9d23bc74bb48b26ad56ab7d564aAP News Guide: Snowy New Hampshire has its say in 2016 racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d294f586c92e4ad78a5848da0b2eca38Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:58:20 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — You may have heard about the establishment lane in the 2016 presidential campaign, the outsider lane and more. What the Republican candidates really want from the New Hampshire primary is an express lane out of the traffic jam that is the GOP contest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d294f586c92e4ad78a5848da0b2eca38The Latest: Trains that crashed in Germany both derailedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b04587fdf38348689a68d5a9a487d868Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:33:37 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b04587fdf38348689a68d5a9a487d868Candidates sprint to NH finish, but brace for long campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6166ea259c0043d699a370d93d7cd2c8Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:32:08 GMTSALEM, N.H. (AP) — Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sanders sought to play it safe on the eve of the nation's initial primary. GOP contenders vying for second and third saw fresh hopes for survival after New Hampshire as both parties settled in for a drawn-out slog to the nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6166ea259c0043d699a370d93d7cd2c8Police say several injured in early morning train crash in southern Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5386bd107544d008a2bd72cb2aead1fTue, 09 Feb 2016 07:38:53 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say several injured in early morning train crash in southern Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5386bd107544d008a2bd72cb2aead1fUS Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/671fd8c1e35d4160b3939862648285c6Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:30:10 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have identified "signs of distress" at Mosul dam, indicating that it is at "significantly higher risk of failure" than previously understood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/671fd8c1e35d4160b3939862648285c6Asia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.4 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/097b5d9ca81b4b00b54407489d1d41b7Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:37:46 GMTAsian markets tumbled Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo, as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/097b5d9ca81b4b00b54407489d1d41b7Party like it's 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2896ddcdc1f840de96c83f631928b96eTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:21:00 GMTDENVER (AP) — Denver's getting ready to party like it's 1999.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2896ddcdc1f840de96c83f631928b96eHong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a52df99b359433abf9a403240349fbaTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:14:54 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies, with dozens injured and arrested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a52df99b359433abf9a403240349fbaTrain crash in Germany kills at least 2, injures scoreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/330b930d9cb942c4bae2f038069a637aTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:34:19 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Two trains crashed head-on in southern Germany early Tuesday, leaving at least two people dead and around 100 injured, police said. More than two hours after the crash, emergency services were still trying to reach people trapped in the wreckage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/330b930d9cb942c4bae2f038069a637aWorld stocks down on growth jitters, Japan dives 5.4 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9218b70e5214dadb2ed27f4108a50d7Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:12:34 GMTGlobal markets sank Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo, as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9218b70e5214dadb2ed27f4108a50d7Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dbbf99418d34cfda8b1007706805183Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:23:47 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Scientists are analyzing a small blue object that plummeted from the sky and killed a man in southern India, after authorities said it was a meteorite.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dbbf99418d34cfda8b1007706805183Bryan Cranston, Lily Tomlin among film stars honored by AARPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef77f8284704dccb5addceaa7cfb81eTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:47:45 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Douglas was honored with a career achievement by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef77f8284704dccb5addceaa7cfb81eUS faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-IS warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdb0683c7db74f7a8e94ea33747786f0Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:51:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — To doubters of its strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the Obama administration likes to tout its coalition of 66 nations and claim strength in numbers. But a year and a half into the war, some administration officials are acknowledging that this supposed source of strength has its own weaknesses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdb0683c7db74f7a8e94ea33747786f0Sanofi reports flat 2015 earningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0da63722f57b4305ba815f8d148b2e28Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:31:53 GMTPARIS (AP) — French drug maker Sanofi says its bottom line was roughly stable last year as it advanced efforts to reshape its drug portfolio and pursue research and development tie-ups in oncology and diabetes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0da63722f57b4305ba815f8d148b2e28Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b58b3c567fc434595e538050c2ab745Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:39:09 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Mosquito-control workers are asking automotive retailers to get rid of old tires in the Florida Panhandle, lining up laboratories to test the insects for the Zika virus in New Orleans, and preparing to hunt down and destroy mosquito breeding sites in neighborhoods of infected people in coastal Georgia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b58b3c567fc434595e538050c2ab745Survivor tells of living through collapse of Taiwan buildinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f295594d2e044eaba51e933a879cacdTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:26:59 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f295594d2e044eaba51e933a879cacdIraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0601ad6249f490cac16930c970322f9Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:23:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death, the Justice Department says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0601ad6249f490cac16930c970322f9Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with winshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55679ba091ea45a897b6422ea96ff28aTue, 09 Feb 2016 09:33:32 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed credibility to the unexpected contenders' pursuit of their parties' nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55679ba091ea45a897b6422ea96ff28aUS responses to NKorea nuke, missile tests will upset Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c29959fd33241e79fdddd231a85bfa9Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:14:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — North Korean nuclear and rocket tests are drawing quick responses from the U.S. that will upset a supposed partner against Pyongyang's weapons development — China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c29959fd33241e79fdddd231a85bfa9Scientists study whether meteorite killed man in south Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ab647228d9e48ada1077492b00b6596Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:10:07 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Scientists are analyzing a small blue rock that plummeted from the sky and killed a man in southern India to determine if it is a meteorite.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ab647228d9e48ada1077492b00b6596Primary puts values of retail campaigning to the testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60e5a23fc79c44e8b7b23c958e6fa2adTue, 09 Feb 2016 08:56:30 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump upended the traditions of New Hampshire campaigning when he opted for mega-rallies over living room conversations and diner stops, spending less time in the first primary state than any of his rivals. Yet the businessman goes into the state's Tuesday primary with the hope of clinching his first win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60e5a23fc79c44e8b7b23c958e6fa2ad