FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 05 Aug 2015 03:27:30 -07:00How the AP-NORC poll on race and police was conductedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38a4202c0510488295cc0e840cd64124Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:23:31 GMTThe Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on race relations and policing was conducted by NORC July 17-19. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,223 adults, including 311 black adults, who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38a4202c0510488295cc0e840cd64124Review: Stand-alone gadgets trump all-in-one deviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22542dac480c4a9ea679e9fa56b22a7dWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:55:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself — until I remembered I've been carrying an iPod almost every day, mostly for my runs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22542dac480c4a9ea679e9fa56b22a7dEgypt to unveil Suez Canal extension in hope of a new erahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab1818f8f00a4dc7bfddab883e99d61dWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:27:43 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt is to unveil a major extension of the Suez Canal on Thursday, a mega-project that has emerged as a cornerstone of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's efforts to restore national pride and revive the economy after years of unrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab1818f8f00a4dc7bfddab883e99d61dAP-NORC Poll: Things to know on views of race and policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc5a320ae2c4869b8aaba968f608095Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:20:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has found a vast gulf between black and white Americans in how they view police officers. Things to know about Americans' opinions and experiences with policing:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc5a320ae2c4869b8aaba968f608095Half of blacks say police have treated them unfairlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283ea822637942ac9d509c452b281800Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:19:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283ea822637942ac9d509c452b281800AP Interview: Japan's 'Godzilla' director wants to surprisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58731d0cd660431c9849a69d74d29ba9Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:05:03 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Radiation-breathing Godzilla destroyed so many cities and fought so many monsters, the original Japanese film series outgrew its budget and audience. So the filmmaker working on the revival will go back to the basics while still looking to surprise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58731d0cd660431c9849a69d74d29ba95 police forces probe Edward Heath sex abuse allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87758e1a00564bf596a5b7ec19be67e1Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:50:31 GMTLONDON (AP) — Five police forces in Britain are investigating sex abuse allegations against the late Edward Heath, as the probe into the former prime minister's past broadened.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87758e1a00564bf596a5b7ec19be67e1At least 24 killed, 300 survive after trains derail in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8de77de5b72644e79b9ebb3d5a76ca34Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:54:42 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains jumped off slippery tracks on a bridge near a rain-swollen river in central India, killing at least 24 people as two coaches hurled through mud and rested on one side at an embankment, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8de77de5b72644e79b9ebb3d5a76ca34At least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 23 people capsizeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e630c7fdf784ca591e53ccc6c849eb6Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:01:19 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Two people died and 25 others were rescued after a passenger boat with about two dozen passengers collided with a fishing boat on Lake Victoria, a police official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e630c7fdf784ca591e53ccc6c849eb6Historian Robert Conquest, Soviet regime expert, dies at 98http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e762e150f74bc8b126268a3bfdb277Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:20:32 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — British-born historian Robert Conquest, whose influential works on Soviet history shed light on the terror during the Stalin era, has died. He was 98.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e762e150f74bc8b126268a3bfdb277Calculation error prompts concern at nuke waste sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a6d2d2c787a4ea5acd8322807100b89Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:53:14 GMTCARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico says a calculation error prompted short-lived concerns of a radiation release.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a6d2d2c787a4ea5acd8322807100b89News Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb9fd69c82014e6d92a6008de2e17f5cWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:32:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spearheads the latest push to garner support for the Iran nuclear deal with a speech at American University while administration officials work to persuade skeptical lawmakers on Capitol Hill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb9fd69c82014e6d92a6008de2e17f5cAP PHOTOS: Hiroshima after the atomic bomb _ and todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec260803044c41a6ba5b234830e1a04fWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:38:25 GMTHIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Last month, with a handful of black-and-white archival photos in hand, I set out with my camera to document how Hiroshima had changed, 70 years after the atomic bomb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec260803044c41a6ba5b234830e1a04fCrime-scene photos cited in police officer's trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd16d2d6e48d4e239244012876808464Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:37 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys are both expected to intensify their focus on dozens of crime-scene photos and other evidence introduced in the trial of a white North Carolina police officer who fatally shot a black man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd16d2d6e48d4e239244012876808464Report: Ai Weiwei says China promised he can returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fac665341b2409097f3f0938910b3c3Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:59:09 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Artist Ai Weiwei said in an interview published Wednesday that Chinese authorities returned his passport with almost no strings attached and promised him he can return to China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fac665341b2409097f3f0938910b3c3Newborn, umbilical attached, found in stroller on LA streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43d802de9ae0463b8e24cd55aa01b7b6Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:05:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A healthy baby with the umbilical cord still attached has been found abandoned in a stroller on a Los Angeles street.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43d802de9ae0463b8e24cd55aa01b7b6AP NewsBreak: Miami lineman speaks of his heatstroke ordealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fdbe71e8a5d4398a7fec2831a10e07bWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:17:37 GMTCORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Hunter Knighton once went a week without sleeping, afraid to close his eyes because the nightmares were inevitable. Panic attacks were common. Memories were hazy. Breathing was a struggle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fdbe71e8a5d4398a7fec2831a10e07bTop Pakistan court allows military trials in terrorism caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/457e2c0c0b5b456cb5a2d162c23232e0Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:34:04 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to allow military trials for terror suspects — the latest in the government's intensified campaign against terrorism in the wake of last year's Taliban attack on a school that killed nearly 150 people, almost all of them children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/457e2c0c0b5b456cb5a2d162c23232e010 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89ba330d30e4bfab2f7b4a0bcb01cbcWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:38:23 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89ba330d30e4bfab2f7b4a0bcb01cbcEconomists dump on Trump boast to bring jobs back from Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d372a46fe14feeae3821f4f85334b7Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:29:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump vows to bring back the millions of American jobs lost to China and other foreign competitors if voters put him in the White House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d372a46fe14feeae3821f4f85334b7South Sudan shutters 2 newspapers in apparent crackdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b49d678ff989437e87e36e9799537840Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:58:22 GMTJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Two newspapers in South Sudan say the government has stopped their operations in an apparent crackdown on the independent media.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b49d678ff989437e87e36e9799537840Hewitt opens last North American hard-court swing with winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd088abc31644f7e8de5b6e2c81927e1Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:31:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt climbed out of a courtesy car Tuesday afternoon, slung a case of rackets over his shoulder and walked across the Citi Open grounds, accompanied by his 6-year-old son, Cruz, who gave Dad a hand by toting a black gym bag.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd088abc31644f7e8de5b6e2c81927e1Russian police nab man suspected of killing his 6 childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/908e45babe5944ee9558163667ec0122Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:12:22 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian police have arrested a man suspected of killing and dismembering his six young children along with his wife and mother.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/908e45babe5944ee9558163667ec012216 killed in Russia bus collision, more than 50 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/752cc01706e7437d92f1cdad4b7aa3d3Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:47:04 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian health officials say two buses have collided in the far east of the country, killing at least 16 people and injuring more than 50 others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/752cc01706e7437d92f1cdad4b7aa3d3Obama: Iran vote most important intl. debate since Iraq warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98309fd0222847adaaaf53733190b26bWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:54:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation's most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq war, a now unpopular decision that still reverberates through American politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98309fd0222847adaaaf53733190b26bRomania court rejects appeal by Lukoil manager in fraud casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0981e38f67ce405bb7e919fc8bb59995Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:29:49 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has rejected an appeal by the general manager and six executives of a subsidiary of Russian oil company Lukoil who have been indicted on tax evasion and money laundering charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0981e38f67ce405bb7e919fc8bb599952 soldiers, 1 rebel killed in ambush in Indian Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f2f9d6580c74c3f98ae365e744b9556Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:28:49 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two paramilitary soldiers and one suspected rebel were killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday after a convoy of paramilitary troops was ambushed in the troubled region, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f2f9d6580c74c3f98ae365e744b9556Crews report some progress against huge California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3f9d252dafe4670967cd050fbd3dcaaWed, 05 Aug 2015 10:11:45 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are reporting some progress against a Northern California wildfire that has charred more than 100 square miles of terrain, destroying buildings, threatening many others and sending thousands of residents fleeing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3f9d252dafe4670967cd050fbd3dcaaGlobal stocks mostly higher as investors await US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ccb02373e164d8a9fbde8a1c78a891dWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:08:44 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ccb02373e164d8a9fbde8a1c78a891dZimbabwean trial of guide in Cecil killing is postponedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82956a42c4f4c6ba9a5ac9a0267594aWed, 05 Aug 2015 10:14:16 GMTHWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The trial in Zimbabwe of a professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named Cecil in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe was postponed Wednesday to Sept. 28.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82956a42c4f4c6ba9a5ac9a0267594aUN reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af5c44b7738d41e496218881c19a6126Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:30:43 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations said on Wednesday that an increasing number of women and children were getting hurt or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Taliban and other insurgents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af5c44b7738d41e496218881c19a6126AP WAS THERE: Egyptian president nationalizes the Suez Canalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d941f6f80c0443efade57fa03cc2f99aWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:37:42 GMTCAIRO (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In July 1956, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal, marking Egypt's decisive break with its colonial past.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d941f6f80c0443efade57fa03cc2f99aCourt appearance for Memphis police shooting suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b20f25dcca54572911403bf55ab2b70Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:58:36 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-convict charged with fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal on a Memphis street has a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday, the same day a memorial service is set for the slain officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b20f25dcca54572911403bf55ab2b70Relatives of Colorado theater shooting victims to testifyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/514b4126c0a4464c88952620b194868fWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:21:57 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Mary Theresa Hoover moved out of the home where her son grew up because it was too hard to live there without him. Sandy Phillips and her husband no longer celebrate Thanksgiving because it falls so near her daughter's Nov. 27 birthday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/514b4126c0a4464c88952620b194868f18 Turkish journalists face prison for 'terror propaganda'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b4ef85b73394182940e78d032fc008bWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:54:23 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prosecutors are seeking sentences of up to seven and a half years in prison for 18 journalists they accuse of engaging in terror propaganda for publishing photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who was killed in a failed hostage rescue operation in March.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b4ef85b73394182940e78d032fc008bIsrael jails Jewish extremist for 6 months without trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed60be342aff4a298cccde5a58e50929Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:27:53 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has jailed a Jewish extremist for six months without charges or trial, expanding a crackdown against militant Jews and deploying a contentious measure typically used for Palestinians suspected of staging attacks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed60be342aff4a298cccde5a58e50929Remote, rugged area strains California manhunt after attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63f101d32f814b6b97397a9b0f81edd0Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:15:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Searchers are dealing with difficult high-desert terrain — tough to scan and even tougher to traverse — in a manhunt following a series of crimes that includes a kidnapping, a killing, and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63f101d32f814b6b97397a9b0f81edd0Indian film star Priyanka Chopra joins US TV's 'golden age'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6222d48bed8145ebb627f8e742a50247Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:37:23 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Indian film star Priyanka Chopra says she was eager to add a U.S. TV series to her resume.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6222d48bed8145ebb627f8e742a50247Uighurs deported from Thailand to China remain in detentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfa023a749b74e5c92344e93a9e2ba6eWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:48:15 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say minority Muslim Uighurs deported from Thailand to China remain in detention while authorities investigate whether some planned to join the Islamic State or other groups in the Middle East.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfa023a749b74e5c92344e93a9e2ba6ePope: Keep door open to divorced Catholics who remarryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/246c90c90cd64a448cf9665eedf9899fWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:26:11 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says divorced Catholics who remarry and their children deserve better treatment from the Catholic church.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/246c90c90cd64a448cf9665eedf9899fA look at Egypt's Suez Canal, past and presenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/120ac2fbbaac496b8beec237000afed5Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:41:44 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt is to unveil a major expansion of the Suez Canal on Thursday in what the government hopes will be a moment of national pride following years of political unrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/120ac2fbbaac496b8beec237000afed5Small Washington town evacuated as wildfire advanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3157afcde74be5847ea88447192247Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:04:05 GMTROOSEVELT, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire burning near the Oregon border has forced the evacuation of an entire small Washington town, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3157afcde74be5847ea88447192247Authorities hunt for man who fired near troops at basehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86ee790061354cd7a596fdceb665d617Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:36:43 GMTHATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Law enforcement officials are on the lookout for a man who fired gunshots from a pickup near two troops standing guard at a military facility in southern Mississippi.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86ee790061354cd7a596fdceb665d617Truck driver wins Dem nomination for Mississippi governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c86a6a166654e1289949ab670180c7dWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:33:14 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has $2.8 million in his campaign fund, and his Democratic challenger in the November election is a truck driver who reported spending no money so far and who said he didn't even vote in Tuesday's primary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c86a6a166654e1289949ab670180c7dWho's in and who's out at the first GOP presidential debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39948817b5941eea1f985ebc7d41d18Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:39:02 GMTFox News has selected the 10 Republican presidential candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39948817b5941eea1f985ebc7d41d18Severe crackdown in China on church crosses draws backlashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3357f299361438a8e71d01a372977a5Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:23:43 GMTLOWER DAFEI VILLAGE, China (AP) — About a dozen Catholics wept and sang hymns outside their church as a man climbed to the top of the building and sliced off its steel cross with a cutting torch. It toppled with a thud.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3357f299361438a8e71d01a372977a5Free diver Natalia Molchanova remains missing off Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b76b71912404467914620d33d9e98ffWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:55:44 GMTMADRID (AP) — The search for free-diving great Natalia Molchanova was set to resume Wednesday with little hope remaining she would be found alive more than two days after disappearing off Spain's Balearic islands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b76b71912404467914620d33d9e98ffTurkey says 'extensive' fight against IS to start soonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36bfe3065e264e0182006308c4da93cfWed, 05 Aug 2015 10:03:37 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. drones and aircraft have begun arriving at a Turkish air base close to the border with Syria, and an "extensive" fight against Islamic State militants will soon begin, Turkey's foreign minister said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36bfe3065e264e0182006308c4da93cfGOP debate lineup: Trump and Bush in, Fiorina and Perry outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/003d3812f3614d14b7d54745ca5ecccfWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:34:45 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — It's the first really good news — and really bad news — for Republicans seeking the presidential nomination: Who's in the first prime-time debate and who's not.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/003d3812f3614d14b7d54745ca5ecccfDriver who killed honeymooner at LA beach seeks new trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730e19f6c1054fe9922cfe74ffa7f214Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:08:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver who killed a honeymooner on the tourist-crowded Venice Beach boardwalk and injured 17 others is seeking a new trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730e19f6c1054fe9922cfe74ffa7f214