FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Jul 2015 02:29:56 -07:00LG Electronics reports 45 percent plunge in 2Q earnings, 29 Jul 2015 07:14:41 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics said Wednesday its second quarter earnings sank 45 percent over a year earlier as losses widened in its TV business and mobile phones earned little income.'s Solvay to buy US Cytec for $5.5 billion, 29 Jul 2015 08:55:54 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's chemical group Solvay has announced it will buy U.S.-based Cytec for $5.5 billion, making it the second biggest company in the aerospace composite materials market. and the Kurds: Turkish strikes vex Islamic State plan, 29 Jul 2015 07:31:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey's dramatic air campaign against the Islamic State and Kurdish forces has created a bit of a conundrum for President Barack Obama, who is leading the fight against one of Turkey's targets while relying heavily on the other target. reverses into quarterly profit on yen, sales growth, 29 Jul 2015 07:52:42 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Nintendo posted an 8.28 billion yen ($67 million) profit for the fiscal first quarter, helped by better sales and a cheap yen that boosted overseas earnings. in Hong Kong warn of erosion in academic freedom, 29 Jul 2015 08:48:02 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Students at Hong Kong's most prestigious university say its academic freedom is under attack in what they maintain is the politically motivated stalling of the appointment of an administrator who supported last year's pro-democracy protests. ministers from 12 Pacific nations gather on Maui, 29 Jul 2015 06:47:15 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from 12 nations around the Pacific Rim are meeting on the Hawaiian island on Maui to negotiate a trade pact.'s democracy leader to contest November election, 29 Jul 2015 07:52:22 GMTTHANLYIN, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's democracy leader and lawmaker Aung San Suu Kyi has registered for a seat in November elections. & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50, 29 Jul 2015 07:16:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, Americans 65 and older were the age group least likely to have health insurance. Islamic State sympathizer is not a terrorist, 29 Jul 2015 09:03:17 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A man arrested by the FBI on charges of plotting as an Islamic State sympathizer to detonate a nail-filled bomb on a Florida beach is no extremist, his attorney says., poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury, 29 Jul 2015 07:50:24 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River. between defendant, lawyers at German neo-Nazi trial, 29 Jul 2015 08:48:42 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A Munich court has refused to order a criminal investigation into claims by a woman accused of complicity in 10 neo-Nazi murders that her attorneys violated her privacy. who lost hands to infection gets double-hand transplant, 29 Jul 2015 06:37:42 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday. athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 vote, 29 Jul 2015 06:52:31 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure skater is boosting the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan. auto sales slump hits industry fortunes, 29 Jul 2015 08:09:10 GMTBEIJING (AP) — General Motors Co.'s $5 billion initiative to create cars for China and other emerging markets comes just as automakers face a collapse in the booming Chinese demand they were counting on to power their growth. man arrested in 30-year-old shooting, bombing case, 29 Jul 2015 07:27:13 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — More than 30 years after series of bombings and shootings left four people dead and terrorized the Australian legal fraternity police have arrested a 68-year-old suspect. upholds opposition leader's death sentence, 29 Jul 2015 06:56:02 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for an influential opposition leader and an aide to a former prime minister for his role in mass killings during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.'s democracy leader runs in Nov. 8 polls to keep seat, 29 Jul 2015 08:34:21 GMTTHANLYIN, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday registered for November elections to keep her seat in parliament and challenge the ruling military-backed party. Guard plane's crew spends long days searching for boys, 29 Jul 2015 08:31:33 GMTABOVE THE ATLANTIC OCEAN (AP) — Scouring the vast ocean expanse off Florida for two missing teen boaters is a long, tedious mission for the eight-person crew of the C-130 Hercules Coast Guard plane based out of Clearwater. German consumers remain optimistic, 29 Jul 2015 08:11:45 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey indicates German consumers remain optimistic but are showing signs of worry about the country's economic situation amid uncertainty about Greece's financial future. in the News, 29 Jul 2015 07:01:00 GMT"He took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States, and he failed it." — M.E. "Spike" Bowman, a former FBI deputy general counsel, after convicted U.S. spy Jonathan Pollard was granted parole and will be released from prison in November after nearly 30 years. stocks rise ahead of Fed, keep wary eye on China, 29 Jul 2015 08:25:05 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets rose Wednesday as Chinese shares rebounded after a record sell-off and attention turned to a Federal Reserve meeting that might give clues about the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike. nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud, 29 Jul 2015 08:48:27 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Psssst — Need a phony ID? A fraudulent tax refund? Insurance money from a sham car crash? Florida may have just what you're looking for. rebels attack Turkish government lodgings, 29 Jul 2015 07:15:05 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Kurdish rebels have attacked police and judicial officials' lodgings with rockets in a further escalation of violence between the government and the insurgents., Senate move toward passage of transportation patch, 29 Jul 2015 07:26:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate are moving toward passage of three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states while lawmakers seek the right mix of policy and revenue to achieve a long-term transportation deal. grows over two-speed Poland, fueling political shift, 29 Jul 2015 07:57:50 GMTPIONKI, Poland (AP) — Marek Bogacki feels life in Poland 26 years after the fall of communism could hardly be better. care spending to accelerate, US report says, 29 Jul 2015 07:29:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down. Q2 earns slip on restructuring, China, 29 Jul 2015 08:23:05 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG saw profits slip in the second quarter despite taking the global lead in sales over Toyota and GM. 37,000 migrant crossing attempts blocked, 29 Jul 2015 09:02:46 GMTPARIS (AP) — The company that operates the tunnel between France and England says more than 37,000 attempts by migrants to cross have been blocked since January. Turkish jets pound PKK positions in Iraq, 29 Jul 2015 08:50:11 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A government official says Turkish jets have hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq in a new raid against the separatist group. police kill feared Sunni militant leader, 13 others, 29 Jul 2015 08:20:44 GMTMUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police gunned down one of the country's most-feared Sunni militant leaders and 13 followers in a mysterious pre-dawn shootout Wednesday, killing a man believed to behind the slaughter of hundreds of the nation's minority Shiites. rules contested West Bank complex must be demolished, 29 Jul 2015 08:03:13 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that a contested West Bank settlement housing complex must be demolished. reports sevenfold increase in profits, 29 Jul 2015 08:07:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — Barclays, Britain's second largest bank, says second quarter profit increased sevenfold, boosted by earnings from investment banking and a 496 million pound ($774 million) gain on assets acquired from Lehman Brothers in 2008. Australian men charged with 500 sex offenses against girl, 29 Jul 2015 07:51:59 GMTPERTH, Australia (AP) — An Australian man was accused Wednesday of allowing seven men to sexually abuse his 13-year-old daughter over the past two years, with police charging all eight men with more than 500 child sex offenses. court: Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial, 29 Jul 2015 06:35:35 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial over a letter she sent to a Wichita doctor saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. company Total profit slips in 2nd quarter, 29 Jul 2015 07:19:41 GMTPARIS (AP) — French energy giant Total SA says its net profit slid 4 percent in the second quarter as higher production helped offset a steep drop in the price of oil. for Pollard revisits divisions over extent of harm, 29 Jul 2015 07:31:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The arrest of Jonathan Pollard for spying for Israel touched off one of the most sensational spy cases in recent American history, stoking fierce international passions and decades of legal and diplomatic wrangling. program to provide federal student aid to prisoners, 29 Jul 2015 07:20:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Some federal and state prisoners could soon be eligible for federal student aid to take college courses while behind bars. theater shooter's dad unaware he saw psychiatrist, 29 Jul 2015 06:39:26 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes came home for winter break from graduate school looking haggard and making odd facial expressions that looked similar to the wide-eyed smirk he flashed in one of his first jail booking photos after he opened fire on a crowded Colorado movie theater seven months later, his father said.' Berry to practice 8 months after cancer diagnosis, 29 Jul 2015 06:44:56 GMTST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field Wednesday, a day after doctors gave him the all-clear. says more than 37,000 attempts by migrants to reach Britain blocked since Jan. 1, 29 Jul 2015 08:55:26 GMTCALAIS, France (AP) — Eurotunnel says more than 37,000 attempts by migrants to reach Britain blocked since Jan. 1. move against Boehner a sign of discontent, 29 Jul 2015 07:10:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP., France talk of 'new era' in ties after nuclear deal, 29 Jul 2015 08:32:49 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state media say French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius' visit to Iran is the start of a "new era" in bilateral relations following a historic nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers reached earlier this month. shooting at Niger Embassy in Egypt kills 1, 29 Jul 2015 07:52:03 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities say gunmen opened fire overnight outside of the Niger Embassy, killing a police conscript and wounding three.'The Book of Mormon' gets rousing reception in Utah, 29 Jul 2015 06:49:53 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception Tuesday in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormonlandia, kicking off a sold-out, two-week run at a Salt Lake City theater. Q2 earns slip on restructuring, troubled markets, 29 Jul 2015 08:59:03 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG saw profits slip in the second quarter despite taking the global lead in sales over Toyota and GM.'s richest businessman Jan Kulczyk dies suddenly at 65, 29 Jul 2015 09:02:20 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Kulczyk Holding says that its founder and president, Jan Kulczyk, Poland's richest businessman, has died from complications after surgery. He was 65. nuclear deal turns up lobbying heat on Congress, 29 Jul 2015 07:30:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal has supercharged congressional lobbying, with President Barack Obama securing the support of a prominent Jewish Democrat and pro-Israel groups pressuring lawmakers in an all-out, big-money drive. look at cases where kids are accused of killing kids, 29 Jul 2015 06:44:02 GMTPolice in California are questioning a 15-year-old boy in the death of an 8-year-old neighbor girl who disappeared while riding her new scooter. unsure for troubled New Mexico green chile production, 29 Jul 2015 06:52:45 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Green chiles have defined New Mexico for generations, gaining fans and fame around the globe. reports profit but no word on new president, 29 Jul 2015 08:51:30 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Nintendo posted an 8.28 billion yen ($67 million) profit for the fiscal first quarter, helped by better sales and a cheap yen, but did not announce a new president to lead the company after the death this month of Satoru Iwata.