FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:31:27 -07:00Iraqi defense minister gets no-confidence votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a460105dda243cda029ff369680298cThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:19:15 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's minister of defense received a no-confidence vote from parliament Thursday just as Iraqi forces retook a key northern town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a460105dda243cda029ff369680298cLedecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce50be37d6f547c8883f0863fa619733Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:11:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper. Four gold medals and one silver from the Rio Olympics sat in the hands of the reigning National League MVP.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce50be37d6f547c8883f0863fa619733Colombia's president declares ceasefire against rebel movement starting next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b0b8682e44479ab2c6309f82c7140aThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:33:55 GMTBOGOTA, COlombia (AP) — Colombia's president declares ceasefire against rebel movement starting next week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b0b8682e44479ab2c6309f82c7140a50,000 flee South Sudan's instability for Darfur, UN sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3407d0ec8f834effa6a461c5211960b6Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:13:07 GMTJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian office says more than 50,000 South Sudanese have fled into the troubled Darfur region in neighboring Sudan this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3407d0ec8f834effa6a461c5211960b6Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at MTV VMAshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9291265143ae479c9ee2a6acbc336a55Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:10:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music Awards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9291265143ae479c9ee2a6acbc336a55DOJ: Vet's Purple Heart lies cost government $752,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853fbbaa0b3344c19b7ad36ec8ef6493Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:06:22 GMTTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Federal prosecutors now say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq war cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000 — about three times what investigators cited when they first charged him with fraud in 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853fbbaa0b3344c19b7ad36ec8ef6493Car bomb explodes near Turkish embassy in Somalia's capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f0dd137af145828776b1ea173062f1Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:15:23 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a car bomber has prematurely detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near the new Turkish embassy compound in the capital, Mogadishu.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f0dd137af145828776b1ea173062f1The Latest: Cease-fire agreement reached in Damascus suburbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a361cb8ad3c4aaa8740338652b1f514Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:13:52 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a361cb8ad3c4aaa8740338652b1f514Judge: Alien, Illuminati beliefs mean terror suspect unfithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73d9a15edd84506a3972f5763a8066aThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:38:31 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Thursday declared a suburban Chicago terrorism suspect mentally unfit to stand trial on charges he placed what he believed to be a bomb outside a bar, concluding that he sincerely believes his rantings that aliens, Freemasons and other shadowy figures are out to get him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73d9a15edd84506a3972f5763a8066aExonerated North Carolina man receives $3.25M settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c4b8b49961494aa307681c96c61e4eThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:09:26 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man awarded $3.25 million in a settlement for the 24 years he spent in prison for a rape he didn't commit likely will continue to live simply, as he has done since he was paroled in 2012, his attorney said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c4b8b49961494aa307681c96c61e4eRussia downplays conflict with US over Syria weapons reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/840a3863064446c7b086be0a5adf37b8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:24:48 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's U.N. ambassador said Thursday there doesn't have to be a confrontation with the United States over a report that blames the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for carrying out chemical attacks in the conflict-torn country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/840a3863064446c7b086be0a5adf37b84 malnourished Hawaiian monk seals taken to hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/983051c3b05a46e992261d1c5d2136b4Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:16:25 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife biologists are taking four malnourished Hawaiian monk seals to the Big Island's monk seal hospital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/983051c3b05a46e992261d1c5d2136b4Review: A band with a fresh sound emerges from Ashevillehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18123d8768bb43cd87768c001dc84212Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:14:02 GMTThe River Whyless, "We All the Light" (Roll Call Records)http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18123d8768bb43cd87768c001dc84212Woman falls to death from zip line platform at Delaware parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5daf98b66ff434685dd8f582e0cab97Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:34:21 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police investigators were trying to determine Thursday how a woman fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform at a state park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5daf98b66ff434685dd8f582e0cab97Nationals acquire lefty reliever Rzepczynski from Athleticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6ba7c09d90c4a689e2de7a90601b736Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:05:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have acquired left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski from the Oakland Athletics for minor league infielder Max Schrock.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6ba7c09d90c4a689e2de7a90601b736Criminal complaint details brutal slaying of New Mexico girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef0f09af2f0b4367b92e033aee63544eThu, 25 Aug 2016 18:18:35 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On the day a girl was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead in her family's apartment by Albuquerque police officers, her dismembered remains wrapped in a burning blanket.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef0f09af2f0b4367b92e033aee63544eOhio court: Juvenile crimes can't enhance adult sentenceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f36089c2e4946e6953e056c66870af3Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:07:15 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court has ruled that prior juvenile convictions cannot be used to increase the severity of charges or the length of prison sentences those individuals receive as adults.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f36089c2e4946e6953e056c66870af3Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff1168fdde1d413ca10fbf2dbf845f99Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:30:41 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has cautioned Europe against a new natural gas pipeline planned to stretch from Russia to Germany, saying it "looks like a fairly bad deal" for Europe because it further increases its energy dependency on Moscow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff1168fdde1d413ca10fbf2dbf845f99Volkswagen, dealers reach tentative deal in cheating scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5a52ff38b164157a130c354305ec7f1Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:35:33 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Volkswagen has reached a tentative deal with its U.S. dealers to compensate them for losses they said they suffered as a result of the company's emissions cheating scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5a52ff38b164157a130c354305ec7f1National Park Service creates 'living emblem' in DChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78f39a2840164f028e54ae3007d53683Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:28:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 people using brown, green and white umbrellas have created a giant living version of the National Park Service emblem to celebrate the agency's 100th anniversary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78f39a2840164f028e54ae3007d53683The Latest: Some Louisiana sugarcane fields still floodedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0f9c3c7a94478aaead158a5ed6caddThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:03:07 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0f9c3c7a94478aaead158a5ed6caddTrump meets with minority leaders ahead of Clinton speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d15d99aa4124b1b8cf7e15267f01e18Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:09:55 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump is courting minority voters as rival Hillary Clinton prepares to deliver a speech that will accuse his campaign of fostering hate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d15d99aa4124b1b8cf7e15267f01e18The Latest: Clinton video has supremacists lauding Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31915c20830b46f7813fd8f8d821ea48Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:37:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31915c20830b46f7813fd8f8d821ea48Herb Alpert endows LA City College music educationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/477787f9b93448d99ca49ae9062151e7Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:04:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Herb Alpert's foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/477787f9b93448d99ca49ae9062151e7Attack on Nebraska prison staff involved a dozen inmateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82135160b23d4e09adda2cffff735c52Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:30:19 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say roughly a dozen inmates were involved in an attack on nine staff members at a Nebraska prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82135160b23d4e09adda2cffff735c52Dolphins, Marlins increase Zika-control efforts at stadiumshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f8f0ef22bf148b79430d2e0da2a3dbcThu, 25 Aug 2016 18:18:04 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins and Miami Marlins say they've intensified mosquito-control treatments at their stadiums because of the Zika virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f8f0ef22bf148b79430d2e0da2a3dbcApple boosts iPhone security after Mideast spyware discoveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d4c3a2a4d14e4f9bc522beb7fdd067Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:35:06 GMTPARIS (AP) — A botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software has trigged a global upgrade of Apple's mobile operating system, researchers said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d4c3a2a4d14e4f9bc522beb7fdd067Stocks waver between gains and losses in afternoon tradinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91b5b3bd10f74c10829f77460dc4eb47Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:32:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Thursday as investors sift through a handful of earnings reports. Drug company Mylan rose, but Signet Jewelers and Dollar General fell after the retailers reported quarterly results that disappointed investors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91b5b3bd10f74c10829f77460dc4eb47US, Turkey at an impasse over extraditing Muslim clerichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a291bd191ad34f47a78d2a9623e407d3Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:05:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey says the United States is legally bound by a treaty to immediately hand over Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric it accuses of plotting to overthrow Turkey's government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a291bd191ad34f47a78d2a9623e407d3Gov. LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cc0c886aedd43ce9e733d32687c7126Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:16:11 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/8cc0c886aedd43ce9e733d32687c7126Nuns, priest and past quake survivor escape death in Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe922f1c079c4cbf98a033e9f6bfdf52Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:55:00 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Among the survivors of Wednesday's devastating earthquake in central Italy were nuns, a priest and survivors of previous quakes. Some saw their houses collapse into debris and dust, while the homes of others are still standing but deemed unsafe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe922f1c079c4cbf98a033e9f6bfdf52The Latest: Ohio governor sees progress, despite drug tollhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f9b460fc05a495fa81ae02e62f31945Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:10:26 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Ohio's new record drug overdose death toll (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f9b460fc05a495fa81ae02e62f31945Review: Stresiand's new album with Hollywood stars is unevenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74917792567d422b8b0e77fdd5b0b31eThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:05:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand, "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" (Columbia)http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74917792567d422b8b0e77fdd5b0b31eDollar General, Dollar Tree report weak sales growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f4eab863edb49c8a466c0df5598ba06Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:03:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Discount-store rivals Dollar General and Dollar Tree reported weaker-than-expected sales figures Thursday, as struggling lower-income shoppers spent less at their stores.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f4eab863edb49c8a466c0df5598ba06Police: Father holding son hostage fatally shot by officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10983345d0e04689af45307a70db5c27Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:06:40 GMTSHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a man who was holding his teenage son hostage in Tennessee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10983345d0e04689af45307a70db5c27The Latest: Colombian president declares cease-firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e154d0fea1e5404289f96418049253d0Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:38:14 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e154d0fea1e5404289f96418049253d0India: French submarine data leak no security threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8de5a2028344861b50c3d69339188f8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:13:29 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India said Wednesday that the leak of documents from a leading French builder of Scorpene submarines designed for India's navy was investigated and did not pose any security compromise because sensitive information was blacked out.  http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8de5a2028344861b50c3d69339188f8Tiger taken from 'world's worst zoo' arrives in South Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33a4055e7d6b48cdaec9daffcacd562bThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:29:21 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Bengal tiger rescued from what activists have called "the worst zoo in the world" arrived in South Africa for a new home Thursday, after living in a small cage in Gaza alongside another tiger's stuffed corpse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33a4055e7d6b48cdaec9daffcacd562bApple issues security update following discovery of iPhone spyware circulating in Middle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abacb70e04cc4ccd811ae74ab16c221dThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:05:56 GMTPARIS (AP) — Apple issues security update following discovery of iPhone spyware circulating in Middle East.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abacb70e04cc4ccd811ae74ab16c221dGPS device in stolen cigarette box leads to arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee899f4ef0f74177a18ff08a0487519cThu, 25 Aug 2016 16:55:27 GMTHAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A GPS device inside a stolen carton of cigarettes led to the arrest of two robbery suspects in Maryland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee899f4ef0f74177a18ff08a0487519cYellowstone tourists see smoke, detour but still the sightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab822b4d7ed94aae84c1a05b655d3f44Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:13:18 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Popular areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks were welcoming tourists Thursday for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, but a wildfire forced some people to drive a little farther than they expected to get to the festivities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab822b4d7ed94aae84c1a05b655d3f44India: French submarine data leak no security compromisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f1d011cc5e040b2aa7433238bb284fcThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:38:03 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India says the reported leak of documents from a leading French builder of Scorpene submarines designed for India's navy has been investigated and does not pose any security compromise because sensitive information was blacked out.  http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f1d011cc5e040b2aa7433238bb284fcHillary Clinton agrees to not campaign or run ads on 9/11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c80aea36eb704ec18ecaee313091da58Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:11:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, will not campaign or run ads on Sept. 11.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c80aea36eb704ec18ecaee313091da58Harvard, Bloomberg launch $32M project to train US mayorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c565bc0f91b4fa9a3d85704fe0e0008Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:20:24 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University says it's partnering with business titan Michael Bloomberg to provide leadership training to mayors across the U.S.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c565bc0f91b4fa9a3d85704fe0e0008ICE, Homeland Security investigate Leslie Jones website hackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff3dda64d0e547fb81acda34c3e8397fThu, 25 Aug 2016 18:14:36 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security investigators said Thursday they are investigating the hack of Leslie Jones' website that revealed several private details of the actress-comedian's life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff3dda64d0e547fb81acda34c3e8397fManchin to review Mylan response to criticism over EpiPenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef574c86a33b43168648a1c9963536d6Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:09:38 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says he's concerned about skyrocketing prices for life-saving allergy injection pens made by a company headed by his daughter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef574c86a33b43168648a1c9963536d6Auto, technology industries clash over talking carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4325a9aca09478c9fa8a869d227d6bbThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:15:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers and government officials say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4325a9aca09478c9fa8a869d227d6bbRio police question top Irish Olympic executives in probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4891097453c84fbe917851a0e8ba8fecThu, 25 Aug 2016 18:07:08 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio police have begun questioning two of Ireland's top Olympic executives in a Summer Games ticket-scalping probe that has already ensnared the highest official.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4891097453c84fbe917851a0e8ba8fecMuckraking SF journalist Warren Hinckle dies at 77http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd94c087675b436b9f982cf58ee16411Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:27:01 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warren Hinckle, a muckracking journalist who drew the wrath of mayors, police or anyone who got in his way, has died, his daughter said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd94c087675b436b9f982cf58ee16411Avalanche hire Bednar to replace Roy as coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/978d6d080ef947ba89990504871f6becThu, 25 Aug 2016 17:15:37 GMTDENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have hired Jared Bednar as their new head coach.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/978d6d080ef947ba89990504871f6bec