FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Apr 2015 04:38:19 -0700Deutsche Bank co-CEO on trial over battle with media mogul (AP) — Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen went on trial Tuesday along with two of his predecessors, charged with attempted fraud for allegedly colluding to deceive judges in a long-running legal battle with a now-deceased media mogul.iBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsMediaCorporate newsLaw and orderCrimeCorporate crimeGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 09:24:42 GMTCaptain of doomed S. Korea ferry sentenced to life in prison, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren, was given an increased sentence of life in prison Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsEvacuationsCrimeCourtsLaw and orderAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationJudiciaryGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 08:37:21 GMTSaudi Arabia arrests man over suspected IS killing of police, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says the police have arrested a suspected Islamic State group operative wanted for the killing of two policemen in the capital, Riyadh, earlier this month.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeSaudi ArabiaRiyadhMiddle East, 28 Apr 2015 08:59:32 GMTBritish economy slows ahead of general election (AP) — Britain's economic growth has slowed to a quarterly rate of 0.3 percent in the January-March period, a drop that will be seen as setback to the Conservative-led coalition only days before a general election.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyFinancial crisisGeneral electionsFinancial marketsElectionsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 09:07:44 GMTAetna raises 2015 outlook after 1Q earnings tops forecasts has hiked its 2015 earnings outlook beyond analyst expectations after reporting first-quarter net income that jumped 17 percent and also topped forecasts.By TOM MURPHYfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsFinancial servicesIndustries, 28 Apr 2015 11:42:51 GMTLower oil prices dent Total's Q1 despite production rise (AP) — French energy giant Total SA said Tuesday that its net profit slid 20 percent in the first quarter despite a rise in production as slumping oil prices took their toll.iBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 08:31:35 GMTUK man accused of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq (AP) — A man has gone on trial in London accused of murdering a U.S. soldier with a roadside bomb in Iraq.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonIraqWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandMiddle East, 28 Apr 2015 11:27:38 GMTWimbledon announces 7 percent increase in prize money (AP) — Prize money is increasing by 7 percent at Wimbledon this year, with 1.88 million pounds ($2.85 million) going to the men's and women's singles champions.sSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 11:18:18 GMTAuschwitz survivor: Trial of ex-Nazi guard is 'satisfaction' (AP) — An Auschwitz survivor who lost 49 family members in the Holocaust says the fact that a 93-year-old former guard at the death camp is on trial is more important than any punishment.iGeneral newsThe HolocaustNazismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEventsGovernment and politicsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 11:15:49 GMTObama, Abe putting joint face on trade amid opposition in US (AP) — Eager to build on the U.S.-Japan alliance, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will work to strengthen economic ties while confronting stiff resistance from Obama's own political party to a massive new Pacific Rim trade deal.By JIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsInternational tradeInternational agreementsTerritorial disputesWorld War IIInternational relationsEconomyWar and unrestGeneral newsEventsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyChinaJapanUnited StatesEast AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 11:26:45 GMTProblems delay docking of Russia cargo ship at space station (AP) — Russia's space agency postponed the docking of a cargo ship with the International Space Station on Tuesday because of problems with the unmanned spacecraft.By LYNN BERRYiScienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 11:00:37 GMTUN chief praises pope for framing climate in moral terms CITY (AP) — The U.N. chief praised Pope Francis on Tuesday for framing climate change as an urgent moral imperative, saying his upcoming encyclical combined with a new round of U.N. climate talks in Paris provide an "unprecedented opportunity" to create a more sustainable future for the planet.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianityClimateEnvironmental concernsReligionSocial affairsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentVatican CityParisWestern EuropeEuropeFrance, 28 Apr 2015 10:22:58 GMTGlobal markets lower ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were dented Tuesday by downbeat economic data from Europe ahead of major earnings reports and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesStock marketsSouth KoreaUnited KingdomEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 10:00:34 GMTPolice: Pakistan guard shoots, kills himself at US Consulate, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a Pakistani private guard has shot and killed himself in front of the U.S. Consulate in the eastern city of Lahore.iGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimePakistanLahoreUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 11:02:28 GMTOfficial says Saudi soldier killed by Yemen rebels on border, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A security official in Saudi Arabia says a soldier has been killed and another wounded in a gunfight with Shiite Houthi rebels along the kingdom's southern border with Yemen.By ABDULLAH AL-SHIRIiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastYemen, 28 Apr 2015 08:18:43 GMTDispute outside church leaves 2 fatally shot, 4 injured YORK (AP) — A dispute outside a New York City church where a funeral was taking place triggered a shooting that left two people dead and four others injured, police said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGun politicsFunerals and memorial servicesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 09:51:11 GMTLower oil prices take a slice out of BP's Q1 profits (AP) — Energy company BP reported Tuesday that its first-quarter profit fell 26 percent in the wake of the sharp drop in oil prices, less than many analysts had feared.By DANICA KIRKAiBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 10:35:57 GMTMan arrested in Bosnia over links to gunman in police attack KULA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police on Tuesday arrested a man with suspected links to a gunman who stormed into a police station in the country's Bosnian Serb region shouting "Allahu akbar," killing one policeman and wounding two others before he died in the shootout.By AIDA CERKEZ and RADUL RADOVANOVICiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBosnian WarArrestsViolent crimeYugoslav WarsEventsLaw and orderCrimeWar and unrestBosnia and HerzegovinaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 11:31:39 GMTGreek shares outperform amid bailout deal hopes (AP) — Greek shares outperformed their European counterparts Tuesday amid mounting hopes of a breakthrough in the country's tortuous discussions with creditors. Elsewhere, profit-taking and jitters ahead of a run of U.S. data and the start of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting kept sentiment in check.By The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsUnited KingdomEast AsiaUnited StatesEuropeWestern EuropeAsiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 11:48:38 GMTChina Telecom says profit down 9 percent due to tax change (AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of China's three main state-owned phone carriers, says its quarterly profit fell 9 percent from a year earlier due to tax changes and a rise in personnel costs.htBusinessTechnologyTelecommunicationsFinancial performanceCorporate newsIndustriesChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 10:17:38 GMTDaimler Q1 earnings nearly double on new models, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler saw net profit nearly double in the first quarter on strong demand across all major markets for its updated line of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars.BY DAVID McHUGHfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsGermanyEuropeChinaWestern EuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 09:11:29 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsFood trendsFood and drinkLifestyleNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 10:15:46 GMTAs war rages at home, thousands from Yemen stranded in Egypt (AP) — As a Shiite rebel offensive and Saudi-led airstrikes rage on in Yemen, thousands of Yemenis remain stuck in Egypt, unable to return home.By ALEX POTTERiGeneral newsEmbassiesWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastYemenSaudi ArabiaNorth AfricaAfrica, 28 Apr 2015 09:15:43 GMTChina now has more vineyard land than France, wine body says (AP) — China now boasts more land dedicated to wine-making vineyards than France, but France has beaten out Italy to regain the title of world's No. 1 wine producer.iBusinessGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesBeveragesFood and drinkLifestyleConsumer products and servicesFranceParisChinaWestern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 08:46:28 GMTNY sheriff: Killing of 15 loose bison was correct call, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York sheriff stands by his decision to have 15 runaway bison shot and killed last week, but he says he should have had his own personnel shoot the animals instead of letting others do it.aGeneral newsBisonMammalsAnimalsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessAlbanyBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 11:32:51 GMTPfizer tops Street 1Q forecasts YORK (AP) — Pfizer Inc. (PFE) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $2.38 billion.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsHealth care industryIndustries, 28 Apr 2015 11:35:05 GMTIRA-style bomb damages Londonderry probation office, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland police say a small bomb has detonated outside a probation office on a residential street in Londonderry, injuring nobody, and the city's leaders have accused IRA die-hards of recklessly endangering the lives of families living nearby.iGeneral newsWar and unrestNorthern IrelandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeIreland, 28 Apr 2015 09:58:54 GMTRiots in Baltimore raise questions about police response (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsRiotsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriArrestsPolice shooting of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South CarolinaState governmentsPolitical and civil unrestEventsLaw and orderCrimeFiresAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 09:46:56 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Choppers ferry injured to Gorkha p.m. (0830 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersBone fracturesForeign aidEventsNatural disastersInjuriesHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDubaiNepalUnited Arab EmiratesNew ZealandKathmanduMiddle EastSouth AsiaAsiaOceania, 28 Apr 2015 09:13:57 GMTCoffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near, Indonesia (AP) — Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy.By TATAN SYUFLANAiGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyGovernment and politicsCrimeMen's boxingBoxingSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderMen's sportsSportsCorrectional systemsIndonesiaAustraliaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaEuropeAsiaOceania, 28 Apr 2015 10:59:36 GMTPopular zoo elephants likely to get harder to see in future (AP) — Visitors flocked to the leafy enclosure at Seattle's zoo to watch the two elephants, Chai and Bamboo, as they used their long trunks to play with balls and snack on carrots and apples.By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIPaGeneral newsAnimalsElephantsZoological parksMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleSeattleUnited StatesNorth AmericaTacomaWashingtonOklahomaSan DiegoCalifornia, 28 Apr 2015 11:20:48 GMTLatest on police-custody death: City cleans up after riots a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsRiotsFunerals and memorial servicesPolitical and civil unrestBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 10:48:51 GMTFilmmaker among 4 Americans killed on Everest documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainment2015 Nepal earthquakeDocumentariesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMountainsEventsGeneral newsEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleGovernment and politicsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 11:31:45 GMTAfghan official: Landslide in remote northeastern province has killed at least 52 people, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official: Landslide in remote northeastern province has killed at least 52 people.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 10:24:20 GMTJudge to probe Andorra bank Spanish unit for laundering (AP) — A Spanish investigative magistrate has opened a probe into possible money laundering at Banco de Madrid SA, a unit of Andorra's Banca Privada d'Andorra accused by the U.S. of helping groups from China, Russia and Venezuela launder money.Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsMoney launderingLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderSpainMadridAndorraWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 11:03:23 GMTBosnian Serbs push for more autonomy after attack, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A day after an attack on a police station, the Bosnian Serb leader who is pushing for independence for the Serb region of Bosnia says the country's central institutions are "useless" and Bosnian Serbs should form their own intelligence service.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeBosnia and HerzegovinaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 08:45:13 GMTTexas asking appeals court to uphold voter photo ID law ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court was set to hear arguments Tuesday on a Texas voter identification law condemned by the Justice Department as a means of suppressing minority voting.By KEVIN McGILLaGeneral newsNational courtsVotingLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryElectionsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderTexasUnited StatesNew OrleansNorth AmericaLouisiana, 28 Apr 2015 08:26:08 GMTHelicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenter, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400 people, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency supplies back to villages cut off by landslides.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsForeign aidEventsNatural disastersGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsAccidentsInternational relationsNepalIndiaSouth AsiaKathmanduChinaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 28 Apr 2015 11:27:21 GMTEU sees intensified work to keep Greece from going bankrupt (AP) — The European Union says that talks with creditors to keep Greece from going bankrupt "are being made more productive and efficient" as the country faces a growing cash crunch.iBusinessGeneral newsGreeceEuropeWestern Europe, 28 Apr 2015 11:23:07 GMT1 person killed in train collision in South Africa (AP) — Two passenger trains collided south of Johannesburg, killing the conductor of one of the trains and injuring about 80 people on Tuesday.By LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 28 Apr 2015 08:48:08 GMTUkraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday that separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal.By PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsDiplomacyUkraineBelarusMinskKievRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 09:50:47 GMTEntrepreneurs hatch hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The name of Jenn Tompkins' company sends customers into fits of laughter.By KATHY MATHESONaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleHome and gardenFood trendsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureNew JerseyPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 11:41:38 GMTUN local staffer abducted in Iraq; 8 bodies found in Baghdad (AP) — Gunmen abducted a local staffer working for the United Nations in Iraq as police found eight bodies in different parts of the capital, Baghdad, authorities said Tuesday.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 28 Apr 2015 09:14:04 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: UN says 8 million affected p.m. (1100 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersBone fracturesForeign aidEventsNatural disastersInjuriesHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDubaiNepalTibetUnited Arab EmiratesKathmanduMiddle EastSouth AsiaAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 28 Apr 2015 11:35:31 GMTAfghan official: At least 52 dead in landslide in northeast, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive landslide in a remote province in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 52 people Tuesday, a provincial official said.By RAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAfghanistanTajikistanCentral AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 11:23:47 GMTGermany's population seen shrinking by a tenth by 2060 (AP) — Germany's Federal Statistical Office says it expects the country's population to shrink by a tenth or even more by 2060 as deaths outpace births.iGeneral newsPopulation growth and declineDemographicsSocial affairsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 09:54:08 GMTFord's 1Q net income falls on strong dollar, lower sales, Mich. (AP) — Ford's net income fell 6.5 percent to $924 million in the first quarter, hurt by lower sales and the impact of a stronger U.S. dollar.By DEE-ANN DURBINfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesSouth AmericaMichiganNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 Apr 2015 11:48:48 GMTTrade deal poses dilemma for Clinton in Democratic primary (AP) — On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade.By KEN THOMAS and LISA LERERfBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsInternational tradeLabor negotiations2012 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsLabor economyEconomyNational electionsElectionsPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational agreementsInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 11:27:07 GMTGreek and Turkish Cypriot leaders to meet this week, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot government official says the country's president, Nicos Anastasiades, will hold his first meeting with new Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci this week.iGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCyprusTurkeyWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 28 Apr 2015 10:11:36 GMTPop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show VEGAS (AP) — For anyone wondering what to expect from Mariah Carey's upcoming series of Las Vegas shows at Caesars Palace beyond her 18 number one hit singles, her grand entrance on Monday provided a hint of what's to come.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 10:05:43 GMT