FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 25 Jul 2017 03:36:40 -07:00The Latest: Ambassador to Israel says US helped solve crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71138ebacf8d4af5938607944f548d67Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:41:39 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71138ebacf8d4af5938607944f548d67Pilot survives vintage military jet fire near Nevada airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241693845061436b9f3f44c248677ee5Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:19:47 GMTHENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A vintage single-engine British-built military jet crashed and burned in the desert just after takeoff from a suburban Las Vegas-area airport, but authorities said the pilot escaped serious injury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241693845061436b9f3f44c248677ee5Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39339e9fa1464737ad1514da02ba84baTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:45:56 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39339e9fa1464737ad1514da02ba84baFires hopscotch through touristic southern coast of Francehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f42cc64c1ea428ebcedccc13dd4445fTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:36:04 GMTPARIS (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are battling blazes fanned by high winds in more than a dozen zones in the Riviera region of southern France. Four firefighters have been injured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f42cc64c1ea428ebcedccc13dd4445fSnopes launches online fundraiser amid legal battlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e60745fd8b416da3028b0dc7790c40Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:33:05 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Fact-checking website Snopes.com has launched an online fundraiser amid a legal battle with an outside vendor that Snopes says is holding it hostage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e60745fd8b416da3028b0dc7790c40Tennessee couple charged in child death in carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c7e6964aec34cca9b362c133bc6d017Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:36:02 GMTGATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee couple whose 2-year-old son died after being left in a vehicle overnight have been arrested on murder charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c7e6964aec34cca9b362c133bc6d017Commuter rail to link Connecticut suburbs to big citieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e16e913d12094fde8695a749146f2375Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:10:48 GMTWALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says a commuter rail project costing nearly $700 million will connect the state's suburbs to New York, Boston and other big cities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e16e913d12094fde8695a749146f23754 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared Kushnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4eb789f79fd4cc7bb2bcb79ea2d867fTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:25:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress four distinct interactions with Russians during the presidential campaign and transition period. The 11-page statement provides his first detailed account of meetings over the last year with the Russian ambassador to the United States, a Russian lawyer and a Russian banker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4eb789f79fd4cc7bb2bcb79ea2d867fAP: US church goes to Brazil; instills fear, splits familieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db18ce6beee0436ca0890b9d1cd43f10Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:15:07 GMTSAO JOAQUIM DE BICAS, BRAZIL (AP) — At the Word of Faith Fellowship churches in the Brazilian cities of Sao Joaquim de Bicas and Franco da Rocha, the signs of broken families are everywhere: parents separated from their children, siblings who no longer speak, grandparents who wonder if they will ever know their grandchildren.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db18ce6beee0436ca0890b9d1cd43f10Toyota, Honda and Mazda to be sued in Australia over air baghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bfea5695a7c4ee4af5cdcf659ec2b2eTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:53:06 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A Sydney lawyer announced on Tuesday a class action lawsuit against Toyota, Honda and Mazda seeking refunds for cars fitted with faulty air bags from Takata that have been linked to 18 deaths around the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bfea5695a7c4ee4af5cdcf659ec2b2eGlobal shares mostly higher ahead of earnings reportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b5a8bbcacb64c2299ffa4a815aeaf49Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:36:22 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Share benchmarks rose in Europe early Tuesday, buoyed by reports showing an improved economic outlook, as investors awaited a slew of corporate earnings reports. A meeting of the Federal Reserve and caution over potential twists and turns in U.S. politics kept most indexes trading within a narrow range.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b5a8bbcacb64c2299ffa4a815aeaf492 charged after Kentucky woman fatally beaten with stickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9914558b23b1492abf045f6badb97f2bTue, 25 Jul 2017 10:30:47 GMTWILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky have charged two people with fatally beating a woman with a stick after following a trail of blood that led to a home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9914558b23b1492abf045f6badb97f2bThe Latest: Jordan lawmakers walk out, protest Israel dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4e32ec33d414e2aa893da36dd7e17f7Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:28:53 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4e32ec33d414e2aa893da36dd7e17f7German business confidence reaches new record highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b352589d1fc479a981822675267eb6eTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:09:26 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A survey shows that business confidence in Germany has risen to another record high as managers' view of both their outlook and their current situation brightens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b352589d1fc479a981822675267eb6e10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82b17c50b31347f682d370c7284ed6f2Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:52:35 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82b17c50b31347f682d370c7284ed6f2Local business, visitors impacted by NC forest manhunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3880ec2e7a7c4c87a0b96748fe386f12Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:23:10 GMTBREVARD, N.C. (AP) — The search for an armed suspect believed to be in a national forest in North Carolina is keeping visitors away and causing businesses in the area to lose customers during their most lucrative time of year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3880ec2e7a7c4c87a0b96748fe386f12At least 17 dead in 2 sea accidents in Indonesiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d1cf1257f604841a7e318d0c4fee48aTue, 25 Jul 2017 10:12:47 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 17 people have been killed and 12 others are missing in two sea accidents in eastern and central Indonesia since the weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d1cf1257f604841a7e318d0c4fee48aVast support for Russia sanctions quashes potential for vetohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cdb6c8757dc4b86a4d9b2f8587fc680Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:15:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Strong congressional support from Republicans and Democrats for a new package of Russia sanctions effectively scuttles the potential for President Donald Trump to derail the legislation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cdb6c8757dc4b86a4d9b2f8587fc680University students, faculty play roles at film festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eb6ece03f5a4f12a94140d0ac118770Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:27:46 GMTTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts is serving as an educational sponsor at the 13th annual Traverse City Film Festival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eb6ece03f5a4f12a94140d0ac118770Embattled Olympic boxing body picks Russia for 2019 worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2564dbe82f9b4587b8f07b2e23e8b1e8Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:25:47 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The embattled governing body of Olympic boxing has picked Russia to host the 2019 men's world championships, amid reports of a no-confidence vote against President Ching-Kuo Wu over concerns about the Switzerland-based body's finances.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2564dbe82f9b4587b8f07b2e23e8b1e82 injured in officer-involved shooting in North Las Vegashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/970aa42b89164a209f7c35fc46f44bd5Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:18:13 GMTNORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the shooting of a man and woman by its officers came after they investigated a stolen vehicle that they thought had been used in another crime.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/970aa42b89164a209f7c35fc46f44bd5GOP sets Senate health care vote buoyed by McCain returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1144f54fb744483976a5f38af390961Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:01:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their bill eviscerating much of President Barack Obama's health care law, buoyed by the near theatrical return to the Capitol of the ailing Sen. John McCain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1144f54fb744483976a5f38af390961Swiss chainsaw attack suspect still being soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a1f5217d3d44085991c927466061414Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:52:44 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A man suspected of wounding five people with a chainsaw was still on the loose Tuesday, and a massive manhunt was taking place on the Swiss-German border.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a1f5217d3d44085991c927466061414Al-Qaida in Syria snuffs out competition in northwesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a6bd159d67e4ad798a4a7ef3a57d93bTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:22:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and activists are warning that an al-Qaida-linked jihadi group is on the verge of snuffing out what remains of the country's uprising in northwestern Syria, after the extremists seized control of the opposition-held regional capital, Idlib, last weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a6bd159d67e4ad798a4a7ef3a57d93bThe Latest: Turkey's Erdogan ramps up anti-Western rhetorichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce42f91932774d229c64850498c07061Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:18:06 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on talks between Turkish and European Union officials in Brussels Tuesday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce42f91932774d229c64850498c07061Image of Asia: Man wades through flooded Indian streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ac4cae082a433b98198198b65001bfTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:13:11 GMTIn this photo by Associated Press photographer Rajesh Kumar Singh, a man carries a red umbrella as he wades through a water-logged street following heavy rains in Allahabad, India.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ac4cae082a433b98198198b65001bfWhen he travels, Trump favors states that voted for himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/863413991aad45ceb086a68de67381deTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:46:19 GMTGLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump surveyed the crowd of thousands of Boy Scouts at their summit Monday and assessed, "There's a lot of love in this big, beautiful place. And a lot of love for our country." He singled out for affection West Virginia, a state that gave him his largest margin of victory in November.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/863413991aad45ceb086a68de67381deEPA chief taps taxpayer dollars for weekend flights homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b01e8a4793447729f8ce43e83c355baTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:31:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Records show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency spent weekends in his home state during his first three months in office, frequently flying to and from Oklahoma at taxpayer's expense.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b01e8a4793447729f8ce43e83c355baWarrant: Woman "slapped" squad car before police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c778172189c1491780140a01b23beae7Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:16:18 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and "slapped" it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c778172189c1491780140a01b23beae7Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee991ffbfe1a4d2b9ac7bdeb710c7f04Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:13:30 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday dismantled metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis with the Muslim world, including security ally Jordan, the Muslim custodian of the holy site.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee991ffbfe1a4d2b9ac7bdeb710c7f04The Latest: McCain to come back to Senate Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5cc1a9ffc6e45768063bb01305c8de8Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:41:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the ongoing effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5cc1a9ffc6e45768063bb01305c8de8California governor to extend climate change bill 10 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/477802e95eec46ffaf9158e5f0b3fd40Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:15:42 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign legislation Tuesday keeping alive California's signature initiative to fight global warming, which puts a cap and a price on climate-changing emissions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/477802e95eec46ffaf9158e5f0b3fd405-story building collapses in India, killing at least 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/066ec0e0543e453b81fbb13e5cda8643Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:18:09 GMTMUMBAI, India (AP) — A five-story building came crashing down Tuesday in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least three people and injuring nine others, a state official said. About two dozen people were feared trapped under the rubble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/066ec0e0543e453b81fbb13e5cda8643Pakistan buries more victims from deadly Taliban bombinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e397baa36845a9a79aaab99ee0f85bTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:28:20 GMTLAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan is burying the last victims from a Taliban suicide bombing the previous day that killed 26 people in the eastern city of Lahore.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e397baa36845a9a79aaab99ee0f85bThe Latest: Trump continues tweet rant against AG Sessionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89c4cab95dd54b50a516b58764442a66Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:32:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89c4cab95dd54b50a516b58764442a66Reporter Q&A: A look at Duterte's state of the nation speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a13cb1e3d59848d4a8aa5bd5e34e9717Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:29:42 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second state of the nation speech to a joint session of Congress on Monday, vowing to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism. The tough-talking president also insisted he would not hold peace talks with communist rebels because of continuing attacks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a13cb1e3d59848d4a8aa5bd5e34e9717Backstreet Boys, Florida Georgia Line back together on CMThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d11eedaf0ff40da86c89982bbcbcd5fTue, 25 Jul 2017 10:13:17 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Backstreet Boys got their first hit country song this year on a collaboration with country duo Florida Georgia and now the two powerhouse acts are teaming up for a "CMT Crossroads" episode airing Aug. 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d11eedaf0ff40da86c89982bbcbcd5fPeaty breaks 50 breast record; Ledecky sets up big nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87670a0d3ca743f8a5bb8153899a4dfbTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:35:35 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — He's done it again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87670a0d3ca743f8a5bb8153899a4dfbElection to replace Florida senator who resigned over slurhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6caa0f0bce2d40069832f92b742590daTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:50:43 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Voters will choose a replacement for a Florida legislator who resigned after using a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6caa0f0bce2d40069832f92b742590daTokyo to begin seeking names for star giant panda cubhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3358dc7a23354034b43e8f8a9f59d91fTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:29:23 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's capital says it will start collecting suggestions this week for the name of a recently born giant panda cub.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3358dc7a23354034b43e8f8a9f59d91fMichael Kors takes over shoemaker Jimmy Choohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7391411e0d8c425faacf9ba7381c7ce4Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:05:07 GMTLONDON (AP) — American fashion brand Michael Kors has bought luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35 billion (896 million pounds).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7391411e0d8c425faacf9ba7381c7ce4AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd835d08b9d340ff9e786a094083bb07Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:23:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he continues to rage against Sessions' decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd835d08b9d340ff9e786a094083bb07House rejects effort to move money around to fund VA programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/462b28b914b74294b31969bda6ef55ebTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:38:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House has rejected a plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall in its Choice program of private-sector care following opposition from veterans' groups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/462b28b914b74294b31969bda6ef55ebKnife-wielding man arrested in Spain for attacking policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f34f14408a3467e871ff897b1fa1073Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:49:07 GMTMADRID (AP) — Authorities in the Spanish enclave of Melilla say a knife-wielding man has been arrested after attacking a Spanish policeman at the busy frontier with Morocco while shouting "Allahu Akbar."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f34f14408a3467e871ff897b1fa1073China fires back at US accusations over aerial encounterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6e88ec5223748c19e7c537cd4d4936fTue, 25 Jul 2017 09:48:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China is denying that its fighter jet pilots acted dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6e88ec5223748c19e7c537cd4d4936fAdam Peaty breaks record in men's 50 breaststroke at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbfbb6fd5c544eb892de813fa4be12e6Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:38:46 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Britain's Adam Peaty set a world record of 26.10 seconds in the preliminaries of the men's 50-meter breaststroke at the world championships on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbfbb6fd5c544eb892de813fa4be12e6EU, Turkey to hold talks amid strained relationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/975f6d4c88a44e51b94a95b8f6371884Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:07:34 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Human rights activists on Tuesday urged the European Union to use a meeting with Turkey's foreign minister to put pressure on Ankara to release rights workers who have been detained as part of Turkey's crackdown on the opposition in the aftermath of last year's failed coup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/975f6d4c88a44e51b94a95b8f6371884Romanian court rules release of woman wanted in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ed2edb53b34305bdd6b1d3e8113d10Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:16:51 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Supreme Court has upheld a decision to release from custody a Turkish woman wanted in Turkey for alleged links to Kurdish militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ed2edb53b34305bdd6b1d3e8113d10Officials: Fire at black Louisiana church caused by arsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68800b1f78fd4b7f924855b59e375cc5Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:01:06 GMTMANDEVILLE, La. (AP) — Officials say a fire at a small predominantly black church in Louisiana was caused by arson.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68800b1f78fd4b7f924855b59e375cc5The Latest: Muslims urged to stay away from Jerusalem shrinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4b4689013914306967a0c029bfa4d6eTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:13:06 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4b4689013914306967a0c029bfa4d6e