FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:02:14 -07:00Iraqi defense minister gets no-confidence votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b7e065b984f4150bdb80c9bd507e93eThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:50:37 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's minister of defense has received a no-confidence vote from parliament just as Iraqi forces retook a key northern town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b7e065b984f4150bdb80c9bd507e93eChicago police free man questioned in deadly fire, no chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a1480b4f1ce442898accf7248c75a67Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:41:19 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a man they were questioning about a fire that killed an infant, two children and a man has been released without charge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a1480b4f1ce442898accf7248c75a67Woman stabbed, bit husband for drinking her beer, police sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/231b93514cca4ff1bba0c678aefac837Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:10 GMTUNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman stabbed her husband with scissors because he drank one of her beers while she slept.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/231b93514cca4ff1bba0c678aefac837Average US 30-year mortgage rate unchanged at 3.43 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54a457565d134919a718cb0d16961a82Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:12:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates didn't budge this week, remaining at historically low levels that continue to lure prospective home buyers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54a457565d134919a718cb0d16961a82The Latest: Georgia groups send supplies to Louisianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cea851817c74009bed7bc4d7e681d72Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:12:15 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cea851817c74009bed7bc4d7e681d72Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3631d1bb93234e1f80e6659950df7d65Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:04:10 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful painkiller fentanyl again rose sharply and pushed the total overdose fatalities to a record high, the state reported Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3631d1bb93234e1f80e6659950df7d65Kenya disbands Olympic committee after troubles in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3758a4f12814721a522183b4f1abeaeThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:10:53 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The National Olympic Committee of Kenya was disbanded by the government on Thursday and an investigation launched into alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3758a4f12814721a522183b4f1abeaeThe Latest: Kerry praises Colombia peace dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d479570c210446139669260dc9fad631Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:42:57 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d479570c210446139669260dc9fad631Stocks drift between small gains and losses on Wall Streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/747a8613ac7a4766a5cc71a991c163c6Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:35:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly unchanged in morning trading Thursday as investors sift through a handful of earnings reports. Several companies including HP and Dollar General fell after their results disappointed investors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/747a8613ac7a4766a5cc71a991c163c6Brazil Senate starts impeachment trial of President Rousseffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d1f92b84b934d67aa609374071a3c54Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:55:05 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Thursday began deliberating whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a pall over a nation in the midst of a severe recession.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d1f92b84b934d67aa609374071a3c54Walgreens clinics run by SSM to include birth controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/257c5151f7404db997b4197f4a2c8f4aThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:28 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The nonprofit Catholic organization SSM Health says it will provide birth control pills at 26 clinics inside St. Louis-area Walgreens stores that it began operating Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/257c5151f7404db997b4197f4a2c8f4aFraternity suspends Texas A&M chapter after student's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60232d95b2dc42aca4ea8a9779ff82b7Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:24:07 GMTCOLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The Sigma Nu fraternity has suspended all activities of its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death by drug overdose of a member last weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60232d95b2dc42aca4ea8a9779ff82b7Woman drives through store after refused gift card purchaseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1893eabd92524ff9a1fa600efcfdc013Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:55:12 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Employees of an Oregon grocery store are cleaning up after a police say a woman drove her SUV into the store and down the aisles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1893eabd92524ff9a1fa600efcfdc013How to get ready for your VW payouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c72f66070fa045b29aabd3d458f919bbThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:58:36 GMTLoyal owners of Volkswagen diesel cars understandably felt betrayed when they learned the German automaker had rigged the testing process to bypass U.S. emissions standards. But many are having a change of heart after learning how much VW will pay them to turn in their cars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c72f66070fa045b29aabd3d458f919bbTurkey: Kurdish rebels attack soldiers guarding party leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f72b8a3e28945a089c87b6a12e3e091Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:21:09 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels opened fire Thursday at security forces protecting a convoy of vehicles carrying Turkey's main opposition party leader in the northeast, wounding three soldiers, Turkey's interior minister said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f72b8a3e28945a089c87b6a12e3e091The Latest: More growth for central California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afceb6996d0b4af3928fd9df155d3527Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:39:38 GMTSAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afceb6996d0b4af3928fd9df155d3527Bold moves, tepid gains: Have central banks met their limit?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edb2d280cb5d444a91d6997fe87bbea0Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:57:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The world's key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edb2d280cb5d444a91d6997fe87bbea0The Latest: Italian quake survivors retrieve what they canhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3f7bcdf06bd48c0aac4488b5b29f8ebThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:13:01 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3f7bcdf06bd48c0aac4488b5b29f8ebThe Latest: Trump meets with participants in GOP programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affc172dd0bf4948b9f804d0cc15cfe3Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:49:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affc172dd0bf4948b9f804d0cc15cfe3Yosemite, and the president, get a virtual-reality treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d89ef588ba94717a31b0d4f6946b6e8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:28:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d89ef588ba94717a31b0d4f6946b6e8French burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36b8a9828594df193f826329ac203f2Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:57:24 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36b8a9828594df193f826329ac203f2Kerry in Saudi Arabia for talks on Yemen, Syria conflictshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e85b1c03a67494bb94fc814b0534527Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:40:50 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Saudi King Salman in the Red Sea city of Jiddah on Thursday ahead of wider talks focusing on the conflicts in Yemen, Syria and Libya with other Gulf Arab officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e85b1c03a67494bb94fc814b0534527Rosberg's chance for points as Hamilton expects grid penaltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69dadf9445a94f228cb9e69fcd2f7448Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:31:58 GMTSPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — While Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton expects to swallow a severe grid penalty at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg hopes to take advantage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69dadf9445a94f228cb9e69fcd2f744870 Confederate flags stolen from Georgia cemeteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad680dd97d2842a39c92a2219eb670a1Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:40:48 GMTBRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Police near Georgia's coast are investigating the thefts of 70 Confederate flags from the graves of soldiers who fought in the American Civil War.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad680dd97d2842a39c92a2219eb670a1Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual realityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d918586e96242bb9dbea16d501e188aThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:32:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d918586e96242bb9dbea16d501e188aFeds to remove cottage on site once owned by founding fatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84acac7d8b4843c7823bbe4d9caa2a15Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:58:05 GMTMOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — The National Park Service wants to demolish a run-down cottage at a South Carolina plantation once owned by one of the nation's founding fathers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84acac7d8b4843c7823bbe4d9caa2a15Prison company fights to seal documents about strip searcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8ae2e44686e4da69e2b2ee3d7a0a360Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:51:21 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America wants to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claims female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8ae2e44686e4da69e2b2ee3d7a0a360Grain mixed, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fe6f4bb00124e8fb4796f564f41af5dThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fe6f4bb00124e8fb4796f564f41af5dGerman business confidence drops unexpectedly, survey showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23ac60257cb741efb262b6611bd54bbdThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:11 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both their current and future situations darkened following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a survey showed Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23ac60257cb741efb262b6611bd54bbdA Miami 'cocaine cowboy' finds redemption with love lockshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ac998f86fc04eb6996d89e49bbc6265Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:06 GMTNORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — When he was one of Miami's notorious "cocaine cowboys" in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions of dollars flying loads of drugs for Colombia's Medellin and Cali cartels.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ac998f86fc04eb6996d89e49bbc6265The Latest: Negotiator urges vote for peace dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e2276936e349a7bb4df13059043391Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:35:01 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e2276936e349a7bb4df130590433914-year-old girl dropped off at wrong bus stop all alonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d3b7fcd8da540ac801e00de8724a374Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:31:44 GMTSUITLAND, Md. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl in Prince George's County was dropped off at the wrong bus stop all alone after her first day of school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d3b7fcd8da540ac801e00de8724a374Obama administration pushing state-run retirement planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da034b7b4f8f4fb3a1656e1812d71562Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has finalized a new rule intended to encourage states to set up their own retirement plans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da034b7b4f8f4fb3a1656e1812d71562Markets Right Now: Stocks are slightly lower in early tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf48caf6a97f45889dd58c966979497aThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:19:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf48caf6a97f45889dd58c966979497aNuns, priest and past quake survivors escape death in Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16c6a83f98c2490c822f97b86cf19448Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:00:54 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Among the survivors of the devastating earthquake that struck central Italy on Wednesday are nuns, priests and a lucky few who also escaped unscathed from earlier quakes. Some witnessed their houses collapse into debris and dust, while the homes of others are still standing but deemed too unsafe to live in.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16c6a83f98c2490c822f97b86cf19448University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bdb93e7223a413e914b3956a8445919Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:35 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bdb93e7223a413e914b3956a8445919Gov. LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e69c88479942729b6c965e7429f0b7Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:56:19 GMTNORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive comments, this time by saying photos he's collected of drug dealers arrested in the state show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e69c88479942729b6c965e7429f0b7Hurricane Gaston weakens to tropical storm in the Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8638e98c18f1463abe9c60ef5e688d32Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:17 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Gaston has weakened to a tropical storm in the Atlantic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8638e98c18f1463abe9c60ef5e688d32Some 30 demonstrators in London protest French burkini banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49fc952c01294a1ba54f2c18dd4967e2Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:27:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — Some 30 demonstrators have gathered in London to protest local French bans of the body-covering burkini swimsuit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49fc952c01294a1ba54f2c18dd4967e2For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/798d787b096047b188a4e1f558d9d2d8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:45:46 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/798d787b096047b188a4e1f558d9d2d8Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on pricehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6e9438836564d0f884ca72f01f20cb7Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:09:54 GMTMylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has climbed more than 600 percent over the past decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6e9438836564d0f884ca72f01f20cb7The Latest: 4.3-magnitude aftershock hits Italian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e3025efedb4e86a0cc4299517bb0cbThu, 25 Aug 2016 13:37:29 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e3025efedb4e86a0cc4299517bb0cbGroup says Burundians don't want presidential term limitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048800dc2ebf4878a8c4f502ebf6f43aThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:22 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A government-backed commission in Burundi says the majority of Burundians want presidential term limits removed from the country's constitution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048800dc2ebf4878a8c4f502ebf6f43aQuake damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan templeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6856e75e758b4c889d876b5d22ffd2d9Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:46:19 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — It was a time of conquest and conversions. Above all, it was a time of construction, on a scale never seen before. Over 250 years, from the 11th century onwards, the rulers of Bagan built more than 10,000 magnificent religious monuments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6856e75e758b4c889d876b5d22ffd2d9Virginia boy drowns while vacationing in Florida with familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c943914bb4c445c89e836f433e68b009Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:27:56 GMTDESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 14-year-old Virginia boy drowned while vacationing with his family in the Florida Panhandle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c943914bb4c445c89e836f433e68b009In Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21c4d32a1e740989bf7e0d6f098805dThu, 25 Aug 2016 13:59:10 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living donor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21c4d32a1e740989bf7e0d6f098805dRussia calls snap military drills, raising concern in Polandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2e3cbf69be348cbb3d81e311681b17bThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:45:02 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian Sea, the defense ministry said on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2e3cbf69be348cbb3d81e311681b17bN. Korea missile test adds to 'Military First' celebrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffa3994730164f8486e5d82139373d62Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:45:53 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful — and potentially game-changing — submarine-launched ballistic missile test it hopes will serve as a warning to Washington and Seoul to stop holding joint military exercises Pyongyang sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffa3994730164f8486e5d82139373d62Auto, technology industries clash over talking carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/154c9730c16a4b1ea173cc170ebb7b62Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:55:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Automakers say cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/154c9730c16a4b1ea173cc170ebb7b62Spain revises Q2 growth estimate upward to 0.8 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/534a22c9be3648028eddc5c7bcbc1d2eThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:53:53 GMTMADRID (AP) — Officials have revised Spain's quarterly economic growth figure for the April-June period upward, from 0.7 percent to 0.8 percent, welcome news for a country in its eighth month without a fully functioning government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/534a22c9be3648028eddc5c7bcbc1d2e