FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 25 Feb 2017 03:21:57 -08:00Afghan official: IS militants kill 11 in mosque ambushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91e539de47f749d8b7ada594e8c7289aSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:39:25 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that 10 police officers and the wife of a police commander have been killed by Islamic State militants in northern Zawzjan province.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91e539de47f749d8b7ada594e8c7289aIndonesia says Indonesian suspect in death of Kim Jong Un's half brother was paid $90 for what she believed was a prankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4773993dc8fa4347b1020110712d2f36Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:48:24 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Indonesia says Indonesian suspect in death of Kim Jong Un's half brother was paid $90 for what she believed was a prank.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4773993dc8fa4347b1020110712d2f36Explosions target security building quarters in Syrian cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fabb9d9926d841c387699996567210b2Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:54:32 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian media says multiple explosions have struck a security building in the central city of Homs, inflicting numerous casualties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fabb9d9926d841c387699996567210b2As party rebuilds, Democrats seek a new DNC leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6abc2cb765614e4fab3e1c2e34deba4aSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:29:02 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to President Donald Trump into more election victories.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6abc2cb765614e4fab3e1c2e34deba4aInside the fight against IS sleeper cells in liberated Mosulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1b6d733bdf46d28aa4f0dc04212979Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:49:03 GMTMOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Two crudely armored pickup trucks cruised along an eastern Mosul highway. A masked Iraqi officer riding shotgun yelled "Go! Go! Go!" and switched the radio from Iraqi folk music to fast, patriotic battle hymns as the vehicles sped up and weaved through the busy afternoon traffic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1b6d733bdf46d28aa4f0dc04212979Protesters mark Philippine revolt by condemning killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c8767694194b508bcd32b4970e98fcSat, 25 Feb 2017 11:04:25 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of left-wing and pro-democracy activists have marked the anniversary of the 1986 revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos to warn about the current president's dictatorial tendencies and condemn his decision to allow Marcos to be buried at a heroes' cemetery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c8767694194b508bcd32b4970e98fcGOP proposal aims to end insurance mandate in 'Obamacare'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d66de10ad13744109608dcb48bef0a21Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:39:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher earners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d66de10ad13744109608dcb48bef0a21Judge sentences high school football player in assault casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44ffcd1ef0164a13a388fc4d26e09e31Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:34:46 GMTDIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a locker room sexual assault on a black football player in a small Idaho town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44ffcd1ef0164a13a388fc4d26e09e31Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a6da9c7e6e849c1b3918fcf44a7198cSat, 25 Feb 2017 10:21:26 GMTSOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a commander on the scene said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a6da9c7e6e849c1b3918fcf44a7198cLegend, Miranda, Bareilles make Oscar rehearsals musicalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d646ebba5d534508af2a00f14f1ca920Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:32:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday's Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from "La La Land," posed like John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever," invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d646ebba5d534508af2a00f14f1ca920No games: Bryan tied for lead at Honda Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e743a2db56b492c8f57cafd9a433630Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:15:57 GMTPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — This was not a trick. This was a PGA Tour event.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e743a2db56b492c8f57cafd9a433630Transgender boy 2 wins away from girls state wrestling titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a5a4b10568b43d0bb126723a108c72aSat, 25 Feb 2017 08:23:34 GMTCYPRESS, Texas (AP) — Mack Beggs could win a Texas state wrestling title on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a5a4b10568b43d0bb126723a108c72aSuspect in Kim Jong Nam attack says she got $90 for a prankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3089a34eff8485bb4e3768af343b004Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:42:02 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Indonesian woman who is one of the suspects in the killing of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother said she was paid $90 for what she believed was a prank, an Indonesian official said Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3089a34eff8485bb4e3768af343b004Twin attacks on Syrian security buildings kill at least 30http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef5b00a8376e492980a904acfb7e264bSat, 25 Feb 2017 09:25:39 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — At least 30 people were killed, including a branch director of the feared Military Intelligence services, in a pair of attacks on two security locations in the central Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, state media and officials reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef5b00a8376e492980a904acfb7e264bDeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics 107-97http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93fd17b30b37470188d4c2251a3bba44Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:48:49 GMTTORONTO (AP) — New talent helped the Toronto Raptors, though a familiar face pushed them over the finish line.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93fd17b30b37470188d4c2251a3bba44Harris scores 25 points in Nuggets' 129-109 win over Netshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b47585331544b0800c6db327678b30Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:09:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — Running the floor, hitting the boards and putting up points — a lot of them — are becoming staples for the Denver Nuggets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b47585331544b0800c6db327678b30Turkish PM launches 'yes' campaign over Erdogan powershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7c243b999b84f0c9443c4bf61a14342Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:16:44 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister has officially launched his ruling party's campaign for a "yes" vote in a referendum on ushering a presidential system, which critics fear will concentrate too many powers in the hands of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7c243b999b84f0c9443c4bf61a14342Comey in middle of political fray over Trump and Russianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d7aa9da04ad4e29a6eadd2775ab65beSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:38:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey is again in a familiar spot these days — the middle of political tumult.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d7aa9da04ad4e29a6eadd2775ab65beTrump condemns anonymous sources as staff demands anonymityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca406b011a534138af5e4e187313abcaSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:35:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has unloaded on the news media for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca406b011a534138af5e4e187313abcaMuhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee3add5a2ae4c09ac03a8b526bdb4e9Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:15:56 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee3add5a2ae4c09ac03a8b526bdb4e9The Latest: Indonesia: Suspect was paid $90 to attack Kimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5f0266946644809d4d4d9ee5d26c23Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:02:21 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5f0266946644809d4d4d9ee5d26c23Palestinians: 3 dead in Gaza-Egypt smuggling tunnelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/081552894a54472a9df610eff7a33e4bSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:18:26 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian authorities say three workers have died after inhaling toxic gas in a smuggling tunnel beneath Gaza's border with Egypt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/081552894a54472a9df610eff7a33e4bGermany's Merkel: keep working on 2-state Mideast solutionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/072bd223e0604e808910a37db3483d18Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:24:00 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing the need to work for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after President Donald Trump signaled that he could accept a different outcome.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/072bd223e0604e808910a37db3483d18AP Exclusive: Analysts downplay threat from 7 nations in banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/488ef62f524a4464b92167a3bf382d7fSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:32:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/488ef62f524a4464b92167a3bf382d7fGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc0a69373f1244b88b2cf69a85c7e5d6Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:40:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc0a69373f1244b88b2cf69a85c7e5d6White House says chief of staff not wrong to talk to FBIhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc78a5338fe946379058352db7553880Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:36:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc78a5338fe946379058352db7553880Myanmar police blame grudge, not army, for lawyer's murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e126edbbba064c73948680232e21c2aeSat, 25 Feb 2017 10:17:26 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Senior Myanmar security officials say the assassination of a prominent legal adviser to the government was the result of a personal political grudge and not part of a bigger conspiracy by the military.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e126edbbba064c73948680232e21c2aeTwin attacks on Syrian security buildings kill at least 32http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8f8209ce38846e98ce45c5dbf3ecf37Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:59:00 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Twin attacks on two Syrian security offices in the central city of Homs Saturday killed at least 32 people, including a senior security official who heads the feared Military Intelligence services, state media and officials reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8f8209ce38846e98ce45c5dbf3ecf37GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after Kansas worker killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1c915e0e1da41d6b0529dd43519eef8Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:18:52 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1c915e0e1da41d6b0529dd43519eef8Faster cars set for track in Barcelona ahead of new seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/589fc20a0ae944e2a18f0c406cd725a3Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:22:11 GMTMADRID (AP) — Formula One returns to action next week with a test session ahead of a highly anticipated season featuring wider and faster cars to make the series more exciting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/589fc20a0ae944e2a18f0c406cd725a3Yang takes 1 shot lead after second round at LPGA Thailandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ece480294747c1a4ee5cf82ef2749bSat, 25 Feb 2017 06:27:31 GMTCHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea fired a 67 for a one shot advantage over Chinese Shanshan Feng and local hope Ariya Jutanugarn after the delayed halfway stage of the US$1.6 million LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ece480294747c1a4ee5cf82ef2749bKansas community tries to heal from shooting; bar to reopenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef77282847ac442995a2276e49cc39d9Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:14:34 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef77282847ac442995a2276e49cc39d9No. 10 Oregon State defeats No. 8 Stanford 50-47http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b569857cecfc4a5a91a1e5afd22967e2Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:39:23 GMTCORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Marie Gulich made a go-ahead layup with 14.4 seconds left and No. 10 Oregon State clinched a share of the Pac-12 regular season title with a 50-47 victory over No. 8 Stanford on Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b569857cecfc4a5a91a1e5afd22967e2Homs provincial governor: Multiple explosions strike a security building in Syrian city of Homs, killing more than 20http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06154cc71c384fb8a521a68671ce197cSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:51:04 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Homs provincial governor: Multiple explosions strike a security building in Syrian city of Homs, killing more than 20.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06154cc71c384fb8a521a68671ce197cFriend: Livestreaming gamer 'in rough shape' before deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13f9f2bca19442f7890ad546b194a00fSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:07:58 GMTVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who died at home while playing a 24-hour video game marathon was part of an online livestreaming community where members sometimes go to extremes to build their audiences, experts say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13f9f2bca19442f7890ad546b194a00fAt town halls, GOP caught between Trump, angry votershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dccaff93474748edb1bb286c4131595aSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:25:52 GMTURBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — When hundreds of angry constituents chanted "no wall" at his Iowa town hall, Republican Rep. David Young agreed it wasn't necessary. When they demanded that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, the second-term congressman called it a "no-brainer." And, when they yelled at the mention of White House adviser Steve Bannon's name, Young quickly replied: "I don't know much about him."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dccaff93474748edb1bb286c4131595aAP Analysis: Will China be North Korea's Trump card?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e62eb13b199846ecaf0746e40dd816acSat, 25 Feb 2017 06:43:22 GMTTOKYO (AP) — China's announcement it has suspended North Korean coal imports may have been its first test of whether the Trump administration is ready to do something about a major, and mutual, security problem: North Korea's nukes. While China is Pyongyang's biggest enabler, it is also the biggest outside agent of regime-challenging change — just not in the way Washington has wanted.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e62eb13b199846ecaf0746e40dd816acZimbabwe's Mugabe marks 93rd birthday in opposition areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/236c856e55c349b884903fd4f4b89665Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:03:00 GMTMATOPO HILLS, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday Saturday amid granite hills where ancient spirits are said to dwell, defying calls to resign after nearly four decades in power in a region known for opposing the man who says he'll run again in 2018 elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/236c856e55c349b884903fd4f4b89665Unlike colleagues, Michigan congressman embraces town hallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02974bcea8b74efe89187f6574947340Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:30:14 GMTBATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan congressman is embracing the town halls that many of his Republican counterparts have avoided as people lash out at President Donald Trump's early actions and the planned repeal of the federal health care law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02974bcea8b74efe89187f6574947340Foster, Fox call for unity at rally for immigration rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61495488909140be95945580cbf78ce9Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:32:39 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in Beverly Hills Friday to do something to do something a little different: rally for immigration rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61495488909140be95945580cbf78ce9Spurs kick off rust from layoff to beat Clippers 105-97http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d0a805fab384a11a35b3337f378f6b8Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:24:12 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — With Kawhi Leonard in foul trouble for the first time all season, the San Antonio Spurs still kept it together.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d0a805fab384a11a35b3337f378f6b8Benn's goal breaks tie in 3rd, Stars beat Coyotes 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae1cdd02f145447baac1f2e3832a8094Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:54:02 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn was hardly willing to concede that Dallas is out of playoff contention, even after the Stars made a trade earlier in the day that seemed to indicate they were looking to the future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae1cdd02f145447baac1f2e3832a8094Little Big Town's momentum grows with Ryman residencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d673f2d2a204aeaa017268e2865194fSat, 25 Feb 2017 05:55:55 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At the close of the first-ever residency at the Ryman Auditorium on Friday, country vocal group Little Big Town gave the audience a glimpse of how some of the first performers on that stage sounded like.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d673f2d2a204aeaa017268e2865194fIranian director sends video to message to US rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/587234327a444c9597b7ea6183257527Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:01:54 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Oscar-nominated Iranian film director has sent a video message to a rally attended by celebrities and top talent agents. It's intended to thank the Hollywood community for its support during his boycott of the awards ceremony.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/587234327a444c9597b7ea6183257527Jack White launches vinyl record plant in Detroithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f188f0bde97943168f607e9f6b3c00b7Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:22:26 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Detroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in a part of his hometown that long inspired him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f188f0bde97943168f607e9f6b3c00b7AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bf1651791644dc1844429bd62852b10Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:07:35 GMTHighlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bf1651791644dc1844429bd62852b10Democrats inviting immigrants to Trump's speech to Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/760c94c4d9ea470aa6ad3ebfc9b8db4fSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:34:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the Republican's policies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/760c94c4d9ea470aa6ad3ebfc9b8db4fMalaysia awaits lab tests after nerve agent used in airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf2cee2d3ec94c20abc308c623d27190Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:04:54 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — One day after Malaysia revealed that VX nerve agent was used in a bizarre killing at the Kuala Lumpur airport, police said Saturday that they have raided a condominium and were awaiting lab results on what they found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf2cee2d3ec94c20abc308c623d27190No. 21 Drake women win record 17th straight, clinch titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38e0fedf07aa42d5adefc30747630f05Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:58:47 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lizzy Wendell scored 21 points and No. 21 Drake defeated Northern Iowa 70-57 on Friday night and clinched outright the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38e0fedf07aa42d5adefc30747630f05EPA delays rule for miners to give cleanup assuranceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79985e8b9ee74405a948fc20a3aa455eSat, 25 Feb 2017 07:36:19 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Facing pushback from industry and Republicans in Congress, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency delayed on Friday a proposal that would require mining companies to show they have the financial wherewithal to clean up their pollution so taxpayers aren't stuck footing the bill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79985e8b9ee74405a948fc20a3aa455e