FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:56:21 -07:00US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/872d8d529f6e46c1bc6bf03d2c720585Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:27:44 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/872d8d529f6e46c1bc6bf03d2c720585Deadly ambush raises fears of rebel resurgence in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56cae67cc3754ee9b0e7dd441af46e6cWed, 26 Apr 2017 09:42:14 GMTPALAMPUR, India (AP) — Women wailed as Indian soldiers carried a flag-draped coffin holding the body of one of their colleagues killed this week in a deadly ambush by autonomy-seeking Maoist rebels.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56cae67cc3754ee9b0e7dd441af46e6cIn tense political times, NBA heading to Israel this summerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9804feda8be040fe8a317e58cac9fb7cWed, 26 Apr 2017 07:36:27 GMTAs the NBA prepares to bring its Basketball Without Borders program to Israel this summer, league officials hope that the first trip to the country can help bring children together during a time of increasing tension.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9804feda8be040fe8a317e58cac9fb7cBerlin subway attack suspect charged, faces up to 10 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42f3aab3f1d24f1b95d5a34eb9ca4f56Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:14:42 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German authorities have charged a 27-year-old caught on camera kicking a woman down a flight of stairs in a Berlin subway station with assault causing serious bodily harm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42f3aab3f1d24f1b95d5a34eb9ca4f56Martin Short strips down at environmental comedy benefithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2ffc89740649c5bb545a88bc2294feWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:03:36 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Martin Short stripped down to a nude bodysuit to perform a musical number and became a human bagpipe in the hands of a large, kilt-wearing man — all for the sake of the environment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2ffc89740649c5bb545a88bc2294fe3 government troops killed in eastern Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c5b41ca231b47abb004717dca1397c1Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:46:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say three of its troops have been killed and four injured in eastern Ukraine in an apparent flare-up of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c5b41ca231b47abb004717dca1397c1All in the Family: Trump's potent mix of blood, businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b0af0664af347e09578434a29e60f21Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:41:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Not since John F. Kennedy appointed his brother Bobby to be attorney general and his brother-in-law as director of the Peace Corps has a president leaned so heavily on his family. Even Donald Trump's 5-year-old granddaughter Arabella has pitched in.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b0af0664af347e09578434a29e60f21Daimler profits double on sales of Mercedes E-class, SUVshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76b499a694c24f8eaaa2c1b8ab92eae2Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:53:20 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76b499a694c24f8eaaa2c1b8ab92eae2Plenty of presidencies have been family affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/039ec016574440bbb99cb21222026e48Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:54:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is far from the first president to enlist his children and in-laws in the work of the White House. Look back through history, and it turns out that plenty of presidencies have been a family affair.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/039ec016574440bbb99cb21222026e48Lawmakers: Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken US lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1a3cc1de6c43a8acdfb7b5785eaea3Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:27:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House oversight committee say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1a3cc1de6c43a8acdfb7b5785eaea3In Kashmir, brutality of videos deepens anger against Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2db7ea9ae6a945b191a633ad0ad7f31eWed, 26 Apr 2017 09:20:00 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — One video showed a young Kashmiri man strapped to a patrolling Indian army jeep as a human shield against stone-throwing protesters. Others showed soldiers beating local men with sticks as other troops stood by with guns drawn.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2db7ea9ae6a945b191a633ad0ad7f31eFrance says analysis shows Syria regime behind sarin attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6b0cadac2db4fd7b268ed0bec466d24Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:44:21 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible for the deadly assault.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6b0cadac2db4fd7b268ed0bec466d24Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/718d7e2b12f64071894ff191761a251eWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:53:44 GMTPHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/718d7e2b12f64071894ff191761a251eFrench foreign minister says sarin gas used in Syria attack bears chemical 'signature' of the regimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7274d9660daf407a907c70dfc17c190fWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:27:35 GMTPARIS (AP) — French foreign minister says sarin gas used in Syria attack bears chemical 'signature' of the regime .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7274d9660daf407a907c70dfc17c190fUS sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows powerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30f780a5ddeb41a5a8d915a8a6f14db8Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:48:50 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system have been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30f780a5ddeb41a5a8d915a8a6f14db8Security firm: Cyberattacks against Saudi Arabia continuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df2919b86e640e090673213f4708946Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:19:11 GMTPARIS (AP) — Researchers at U.S. antivirus firm McAfee say the cyberattacks that have hit Saudi Arabia over the past few months are continuing, revealing new details about an unusually disruptive campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df2919b86e640e090673213f4708946Global stocks mixed as investors await Trump tax cut planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d656689fda541489c913fd79c5aa7a3Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:19:38 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were mixed in Europe on Thursday after another day of gains in Asia as investors awaited U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on tax cuts that could give a boost to U.S. companies and household spending.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d656689fda541489c913fd79c5aa7a3The Latest: Chemical weapons watchdog marks anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5169b315c9c423a9cf7dfa5d3312352Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:58:32 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5169b315c9c423a9cf7dfa5d3312352Decision on Sharapova's French Open wild card set for May 16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5bd922b2938427cb5448e2517d71db8Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:23:54 GMTPARIS (AP) — Maria Sharapova will find out next month if she can compete at the French Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5bd922b2938427cb5448e2517d71db8UK tax agency arrests 'several men' in soccer fraud casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3c08c4570f44c52b5aae9b630fe5e2cWed, 26 Apr 2017 09:39:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — British authorities arrested several men working in professional soccer on suspicion of tax fraud on Wednesday in a far-reaching case that saw raids in England and France.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3c08c4570f44c52b5aae9b630fe5e2cThe Latest: France links sarin gas used in Syria to regimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fea24ee697a489f91675c6c326f2e16Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:38:42 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fea24ee697a489f91675c6c326f2e16French Open prize money increased 12 percent to 36 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/407f57d58c224adebfc5cbb1f6045fc9Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:05:24 GMTPARIS (AP) — French Open prize money will increase by 12 percent this year, with the men's and women's champions winning 2.1 million euros each — an increase of 100,000 euros.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/407f57d58c224adebfc5cbb1f6045fc9Air Force launches unarmed missile for test in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90dcaa6279d8413eb40222799f4dfa9dWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:21:05 GMTVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Base in California on a flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90dcaa6279d8413eb40222799f4dfa9dS. Korean presidential hopeful accused of anti-gay commentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/636d6e59821549d684444c3d0f2216d0Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:05:23 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in outraged persecuted sexual minority groups by saying during a television debate that he opposes homosexuality, something his supporters say he had to do to win office in the deeply conservative country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/636d6e59821549d684444c3d0f2216d0AP Explains: Why China's new aircraft carrier is significanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a95177a8e58499085ff2af1d7941d6aWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:35:54 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday launched the navy's second aircraft carrier, its first to be entirely homebuilt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a95177a8e58499085ff2af1d7941d6aStrike forces South African Airways to cancel some flightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17c504f338164a2281086db0c582974fWed, 26 Apr 2017 09:17:18 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African Airways says it is experiencing some domestic flight delays and cancellations because of a strike by some cabin crew.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17c504f338164a2281086db0c582974fUnited investigates report that rabbit died on flighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b0c9bb47ca54b50bc4fe1754b3a8828Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:36:08 GMTLONDON (AP) — United Airlines is investigating a report that a giant rabbit died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b0c9bb47ca54b50bc4fe1754b3a8828Hundreds of taxis, buses park outside gov't to protest Uberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a612486d9bd4837b246caaa659d72c2Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:23:48 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a612486d9bd4837b246caaa659d72c2Trump wants a review of national monumentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b517b04d9424c9c9c3896198d042393Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:51:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments," an action that could upend protections put in place in Utah and other states as Trump tries to rack up accomplishments in his first 100 days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b517b04d9424c9c9c3896198d042393Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9109c379bd1431d8f009fdff5b8946cWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:43:12 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Maria Sharapova returned to professional tennis on Wednesday after a 15-month doping ban, completing a one-hour training session on an empty center court less than 10 hours before her first competitive match since January 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9109c379bd1431d8f009fdff5b8946cRussia says US airstrike on Syria damages peace processhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aab664356431410aa6cb1b42ac72fc76Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:04:16 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the airstrike that the United States launched at a Syrian military base earlier this month damages the prospects of a political settlement for the war-torn country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aab664356431410aa6cb1b42ac72fc76Different president, same old government shutdown threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/908665d1c1cd45e0bec83ab9584dc0dcWed, 26 Apr 2017 07:34:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — There's an unconventional new president in the White House. And the Republicans now have a new lock on both ends of Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue. But the capital city is still up to its old gridlock tricks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/908665d1c1cd45e0bec83ab9584dc0dcMacron on risky hunt for blue-collar votes against Le Penhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b04b507ad2645eea39fd8eb537b2efdWed, 26 Apr 2017 09:41:49 GMTAMIENS, France (AP) — French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is going hunting for blue-collar votes, planning to meet with workers from a home appliance factory that is the latest hot-button symbol of the loss of French jobs to plants overseas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b04b507ad2645eea39fd8eb537b2efdAs Dubai focuses on future, cybersecurity a growing concernhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7164ed3405d04a1483d5f11fc844f810Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:13:50 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai official says as the city races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its skies, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7164ed3405d04a1483d5f11fc844f810Olympics, Rugby World Cup organizers to collaborate in Japanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a5eaa57698d484b887666007c81ba9dWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:08:09 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the 2020 Olympics signed a collaborative agreement with the organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, aiming to maximize the benefits and impact of the global events.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a5eaa57698d484b887666007c81ba9dHomeland Security formally opening immigrant crime officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1583e63a9834faaa476e3cbf8591eb6Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:03:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is set to launch an office for American victims of immigrant crime.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1583e63a9834faaa476e3cbf8591eb6Hong Kong arrests 2 disqualified lawmakers over oath fracashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76594367e3084f7cb6da805b862212b4Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:18:24 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested two pro-independence lawmakers who were disqualified in a dispute over their oaths, in the latest round of legal action against activists involved in the Chinese territory's pro-democracy movement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76594367e3084f7cb6da805b862212b4Court documents: Mother had abused teen in kidnapping casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7f166253818427e889368217da0aeeaWed, 26 Apr 2017 07:45:12 GMTCOLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who authorities say was kidnapped by her teacher had endured months of abuse at the hands of her mother, according to court documents, making her particularly vulnerable to an adult predator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7f166253818427e889368217da0aeeaBen Carson brings HUD listening tour to urban, rural Ohiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84793c605c342deb22cb909ae151914Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:05:06 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus is the fourth stop on Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's national listening tour.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84793c605c342deb22cb909ae151914Libya asks EU for motorboats, helicopters to patrol coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14dcc88b95374d609d6e4e8de1bf9eb2Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:25:19 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Libya is asking the European Union for motorboats and helicopters to help patrol the Mediterranean Sea for ships carrying migrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14dcc88b95374d609d6e4e8de1bf9eb2Arizona man convicted of killing best friend, woman, 4 kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a15484236424ebfb210ccd80e261b04Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:18:39 GMTYUMA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona prisoner was convicted Tuesday of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four young children 12 years ago in what prosecutors called a crime motivated by money.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a15484236424ebfb210ccd80e261b04Air Force launches unarmed missile in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d961be9bafcc498dacb9e1c1ba9eb466Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:17:42 GMTVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Base in California on a flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d961be9bafcc498dacb9e1c1ba9eb466Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a076603843c4d8eb4c815a07b286dedWed, 26 Apr 2017 07:47:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a076603843c4d8eb4c815a07b286dedRomania: hundreds of taxis, buses protest Uberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/231f1d0dbe7140d9a36a4f9cc94effb8Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:56:17 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Romania's capital, Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed in the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/231f1d0dbe7140d9a36a4f9cc94effb8Saudi novelist wins prestigious prize for Arab fictionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d728ca12b548e0b17e55d5645bbd37Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:20:58 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi novelist won what is considered to be the region's top literary award for Arab fiction for a book about the trials and tribulations of a man on a journey of self-revelation through Andalusia in the 12th century during a turbulent period of history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d728ca12b548e0b17e55d5645bbd37Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cae42fbe74c43d5a07c556669e4a25bWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:16:58 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police have launched simultaneous operations across the country on Wednesday, detaining hundreds of people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cae42fbe74c43d5a07c556669e4a25b2nd suspect in Stockholm truck attack releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbcdbe89c4734de6ad60055dde4b24edWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:09:18 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities say they have released a second person arrested in connection with the April 7 truck attack that killed four people and injured 15 others in Stockholm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbcdbe89c4734de6ad60055dde4b24edThe Latest: Kremlin denounces French report on Syria attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d2471dbf8f498d8124ea2def24efe3Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:19:00 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d2471dbf8f498d8124ea2def24efe310 arrested in probe of Paris attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5e26fedafc420f95fa5845ab55a9b1Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:00:26 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5e26fedafc420f95fa5845ab55a9b1AP Explains: Why S. Korea is debating US anti-missile systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae4e4052cf274bedad7849cf740d2607Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:17:39 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Amid alarm over North Korea's expanding nuclear weapons and missile arsenal, Washington and Seoul are speeding ahead with the installment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea to cope with the growing threats.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae4e4052cf274bedad7849cf740d2607