FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:37:06 -07:00Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21af1e8c71f7416fad4b7cbad2369703Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:30:35 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is urging people to not jump to conclusions as state agents investigate how a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses ended up dead after leading a trooper on a 10-mile chase.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21af1e8c71f7416fad4b7cbad2369703WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ba0dddb7344d2d84c04f59839064f6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:47:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote. Yet that's just what the Supreme Court has been left with, eight justices, since the death of Antonin Scalia in February.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ba0dddb7344d2d84c04f59839064f6Monsoon floods have killed at least 175 in India since Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4574d1a8814940b196665f409feb4b00Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:08:17 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have ended two successive drought years in India with the Ganges River and its tributaries rising above the danger level, triggering evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from flooded homes in north and eastern India, an official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4574d1a8814940b196665f409feb4b00Atta boy! Segedin homers, races to hospital for son's birthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50db2aff80de4efcb92406f7d86c0fd5Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:58:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Segedin sprinted from the outfield to the dugout, got frenzied high-fives from teammates and flew down the stairs toward the clubhouse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50db2aff80de4efcb92406f7d86c0fd5Premier League stars face early-season clampdown by refshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24c25555d61a45c782e2caa9d9418282Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:18:59 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — WWE-style grappling at corner kicks, manhandling of match officials, verbal abuse: Sometimes the beautiful game can take on an ugly side.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24c25555d61a45c782e2caa9d9418282Tourism to Paris slumps after attacks, strikes, floodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7f852eadcc24c179663a04b5bc00520Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:46:18 GMTPARIS (AP) — Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and exceptional floods.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7f852eadcc24c179663a04b5bc00520Olympics done, WNBA ready for sprint to the finishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb0255ed0eb346e1903762e95a0c7ff4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:30:11 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With the Olympics in the rearview mirror, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a month-long break.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb0255ed0eb346e1903762e95a0c7ff4Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f94c4f2278b475b939dc71e8488b209Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:40:40 GMTFORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A top Army general is scheduled to testify Wednesday about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f94c4f2278b475b939dc71e8488b209Sabathia, Ellsbury lift Yanks past Mariners 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cefec2784ba94e43b59993db2ba7a217Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:31:06 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — With the New York Yankees facing an uphill climb to the playoffs, CC Sabathia picked a good time to return to form.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cefec2784ba94e43b59993db2ba7a217Clinton Foundation donors got face time with her at Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eabfd636ee594bb1b57887b6c47d9604Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:59:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eabfd636ee594bb1b57887b6c47d9604Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Clinton, Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e54a29a54fa349098670eddb2cd2e24dWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:41:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famously hard-line GOP nominee softening his approach?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e54a29a54fa349098670eddb2cd2e24d3 Olympic weightlifting gold medalists fail doping retestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13359650f897438d87aef5cc04db73e5Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:44:42 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medalists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13359650f897438d87aef5cc04db73e5APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d99d1a320844feb6224e020c083a5bWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:10:52 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d99d1a320844feb6224e020c083a5bFoundation donors who met, talked with Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5eecf233883466e9e8ff2fd7669548fWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:01:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton met or talked by phone with at least 154 people from private interests, such as corporations, during her time as secretary of the state. More than half those people had donated either personally or through companies or groups to the Clinton Foundation or pledged to donate to specific programs through the charity's international arm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5eecf233883466e9e8ff2fd7669548fMan, woman sought in woman's killing, kidnaping of 3 kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a639881e9e14cc9ad2641817cbf580aWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:45:06 GMTGORMAN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are seeking a man and woman suspected of killing a woman, kidnapping her three small children and leaving the state, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a639881e9e14cc9ad2641817cbf580aStrong quake rattles central Italy, at least 10 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1ccd1d355d94e6d99c29d2295c55384Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:30:30 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 10 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns that were partially demolished.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1ccd1d355d94e6d99c29d2295c55384The Latest: Biden in Turkey as Ankara strikes IS in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f2170884d134d29b541ab683fd9476aWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:03:41 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f2170884d134d29b541ab683fd9476aTaxi jumps curb in San Francisco, 3 suffer critical injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef75dba2431a49f384084475d2b7fd3cWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:41:11 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A cab driver and two other people suffered critical injuries when the taxi jumped a curb and plowed into an advertising kiosk and a shoeshine stand at a busy corner in downtown San Francisco.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef75dba2431a49f384084475d2b7fd3cTrial of man accused in boiled water attack continueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8223beba22ce4862bdeaa5a774f2c68cWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:01:51 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Testimony is scheduled to continue in the trial of a man accused of throwing boiled water on same-sex couple sleeping in a suburban Atlanta apartment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8223beba22ce4862bdeaa5a774f2c68cBlacks question Trump outreach delivered to white audienceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1295a6cfb0b24ce5908688cc41c37312Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:21:35 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1295a6cfb0b24ce5908688cc41c37312Asian stocks meander as investors await Fed speech; Oil downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4a370827a8c4370b6369409a2ea2d97Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:37:31 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks meandered Wednesday as investors awaited fresh cues from Federal Reserve on the outlook for interest rates. Markets were steady following the submarine launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4a370827a8c4370b6369409a2ea2d97The Latest:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59f45854fe364e07b678d0ac0ad32adeWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:40:15 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59f45854fe364e07b678d0ac0ad32adeMississippi man to be sentenced on terrorism chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f6b336e2bd44a6f99994c2f4d9ed68eWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:10:22 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to be sentenced on terrorism charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f6b336e2bd44a6f99994c2f4d9ed68eLEADING OFF: Hill debuts with Dodgers, Tanaka vs Iwakumahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96f1c847adac443284124d4c3274b5abWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:31:06 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96f1c847adac443284124d4c3274b5abReport: Turkish tanks enter Syria, aim to free IS-held townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/632736518cea4540a9b962cdb8228a45Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:24:00 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of a military operation to free a border town held by the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/632736518cea4540a9b962cdb8228a45Dog-gone: Canine candidate re-elected Minnesota town mayorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c5078c507c0419ba053569274539e64Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:48:47 GMTCORMORANT, Minn. (AP) — The four-legged mayor of a northwestern Minnesota village greets voters like a true politician.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c5078c507c0419ba053569274539e64Stanford judge reignites debate after leaving other sex casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41a3a27bc2cd4bdbb4045fdad0b0a520Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:59:05 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Northern California judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman has reignited debate about his ability to serve on the bench after removing himself from a separate sex-crimes case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41a3a27bc2cd4bdbb4045fdad0b0a520Animal charity removes 15 animals it rescued from Gaza zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f77eee5ac3f8498db3f7efd52800cdfcWed, 24 Aug 2016 06:27:57 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international charity has removed 15 animals rescued from the Gaza Strip's main zoo, dubbed "the worst in the world."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f77eee5ac3f8498db3f7efd52800cdfcCommodities group Glencore trims loss in first half of 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eecce115e284a9d8638d551d92bb698Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:03:47 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Swiss commodities producer Glencore says it narrowed its net loss in the first half of 2016, after paring down billions of dollars' worth of assets to slash debt amid a difficult market for raw materials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eecce115e284a9d8638d551d92bb698Bigger numbers of high school grads taking ACT college testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2966cf76e5b404aa22c0fbd4a247054Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:25:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two out of three of this year's high-school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam — and the scores suggest many aren't ready for the rigors of college-level courses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2966cf76e5b404aa22c0fbd4a247054Park Service seeks minorities' support as it marks 100 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8dfb982c9e4c0bbc4d9a6261e65965Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:32:03 GMTGRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8dfb982c9e4c0bbc4d9a6261e65965Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42ecdcca920e4102bb3875c1b0fcd82dWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:12:14 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military launched an operation before dawn Wednesday to clear a Syrian border town from Islamic State militants, and a private Turkish TV station reported that a small number of Turkish special forces had crossed into Syria as part of the operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42ecdcca920e4102bb3875c1b0fcd82dUS oil and gas lease sale to be broadcast live on internethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a15ed7e0eb24bca9379e44c0892c68dWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:53:20 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government says that, for the first time, it's broadcasting an oil and gas lease sale live on the internet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a15ed7e0eb24bca9379e44c0892c68dTrain hits bus in western Germany, 3 hospitalizedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/717f34ea067d41d694754ba7a1d7f4b1Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:48:13 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say a train has collided with a bus in northwestern Germany, injuring at least three people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/717f34ea067d41d694754ba7a1d7f4b1Strong quake rattles central Italy, at least 11 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf038a5539484b2ba283d308113bb303Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:08:40 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 11 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors out of the rubble, but the toll was expected to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf038a5539484b2ba283d308113bb303Arrieta dominates for 8 innings, Cubs beat Padres 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a03c4a323744608bf9dc645ed08f013Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:27:00 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta might be starting a late-season push for an NL Cy Young Award. He's done it before.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a03c4a323744608bf9dc645ed08f013The Latest: Turkish report says ground forces enter Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/406e12a599714d039646548cbdf5b44dWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:07:20 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/406e12a599714d039646548cbdf5b44dTrump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisonerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/891373aa78da4f97839f17f4e7fd3458Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:03:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country's then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/891373aa78da4f97839f17f4e7fd3458Scores sagging for high school grads taking ACT college testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcb3de84a72b41e3a365478a09a09914Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:32:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of this year's high school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam, and their scores suggest that many remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcb3de84a72b41e3a365478a09a09914Forced relocations raise doubts over Jordan's tribal customshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/482891f2b7cd40fb947aeac303b4a50aWed, 24 Aug 2016 06:38:29 GMTIRBID, Jordan (AP) — It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home with her sick husband and six children. With nothing but the loose change in her pockets, she packed her family into a car and left under the cover of darkness.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/482891f2b7cd40fb947aeac303b4a50aMyanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef36c28e21d34dfbbd2078ed9fc28354Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:51:03 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's government has set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find "lasting solutions" to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against the minority Rohingya Muslims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef36c28e21d34dfbbd2078ed9fc28354In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38a107cfda594cd2bf634ddaac455471Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:49:29 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Growing wildfires stoked by windy, dry conditions have destroyed buildings and forced evacuations in California, Washington, Montana and elsewhere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38a107cfda594cd2bf634ddaac455471Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc2aecd342784aef9a9c64e7707a4a90Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:53:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc2aecd342784aef9a9c64e7707a4a90Horrified by Trump, Democrats getting nostalgic about Romneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c636f92d84e647ce89a00eeff5ac552eWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:44:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama ran for re-election, Democrats made no secret of their disdain for Mitt Romney. That was all before Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c636f92d84e647ce89a00eeff5ac552eTurkish state media says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of operation to free IS-held townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90d092401c047499ce1844e5eb8c20fWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:16:11 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish state media says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of operation to free IS-held town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90d092401c047499ce1844e5eb8c20fJapan, China, S. Korea unite in condemning N. Korea missilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41b5f9bf26c42b19e6ab09648b785daWed, 24 Aug 2016 08:12:30 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea put aside frictions over territorial disputes and wartime history to sharply criticize North Korea's latest submarine missile test on Wednesday in a rare display of unity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41b5f9bf26c42b19e6ab09648b785daState-by-state look at ACT test-takers and composite scorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/605bf9798f584022a40486a1cf03c3e9Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:07:23 GMTUNDATED (AP) — A state-by-state look at the percent of high school graduates taking the ACT exam and the average composite score, according to the testing company's annual report released Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/605bf9798f584022a40486a1cf03c3e9Raped and tortured by IS, Yazidi women recover in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54ee0fe53fb54d309793f6604cce3e4bWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:20:14 GMTVILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, Germany (AP) — The Yazidi girl had been in the safety of a refugee camp in Iraq for two weeks when she imagined she heard the voices of Islamic State fighters outside her tent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54ee0fe53fb54d309793f6604cce3e4bFeds want to ban swimming with Hawaii dolphinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12e041ce4f044f93882d42a7a4e4962fWed, 24 Aug 2016 07:53:13 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Federal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State's most popular tourist activities and the industry that has sprung up around it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12e041ce4f044f93882d42a7a4e4962fSouth Sudan fighting kills at least 275, both sides sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54fd9221e2f4d73a977a1ffbfdb10c5Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:07:39 GMTJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — At least 275 people have died in fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan, officials from both sides say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54fd9221e2f4d73a977a1ffbfdb10c5