FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:22:35 -07:00Man shot by police was distraught over best friend's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a78419d51754fc1995b92137d4e3392Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:45:26 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The unarmed black man shot by police in a San Diego suburb had a history of run-ins with authorities and was distraught over the recent death of his best friend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a78419d51754fc1995b92137d4e3392Search on for 2 lions escaped from cage in German zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e8ec63b844043cdb5a152d3cc629a26Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:00:08 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Officials say two lions have escaped from a zoo in eastern Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e8ec63b844043cdb5a152d3cc629a26Long wait, short encounter before deadly police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec41d51099eb4299bf7c98a3e586a9dbThu, 29 Sep 2016 08:39:25 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — It took more than an hour for police to arrive at the shopping center in a San Diego suburb where a distressed black man had been wandering into traffic. It took about a minute for him to be shot and killed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec41d51099eb4299bf7c98a3e586a9dbAdvantage Rosberg as F1 title fight resumes at stormy Sepanghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a0abee2db324850a4dfa259e8deb7a9Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:51:08 GMTSEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Rainy weather may be the only thing that can stop Mercedes from clinching a third straight Formula One constructors' title at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, as new championship leader Nico Rosberg seeks to capitalize on his current edge over teammate Lewis Hamilton.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a0abee2db324850a4dfa259e8deb7a9Romanian capital to get subway line to airport by 2022http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bf5c01242f84ceaa7e0d86cc6782081Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:10:26 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The city council of Romania's capital, Bucharest, has approved a one billion-euro ($1.12 billion) project to build a subway connecting the city to the main airport.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bf5c01242f84ceaa7e0d86cc6782081Automakers show off electrics at Paris showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f34d55754ccd479ca0239f819fb2a434Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:05:55 GMTPARIS (AP) — Global automakers are showing off new electric vehicles at the Paris auto show as they look ahead to a world of tighter environmental standards on emissions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f34d55754ccd479ca0239f819fb2a434Afghan president, insurgent warlord sign peace agreementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/575b24facb8b48618554a56e166a4ef7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:53:03 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signed a peace treaty with a notorious warlord on Thursday, pledging to lobby the U.S. and the United Nations to remove him and his party from terrorist blacklists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/575b24facb8b48618554a56e166a4ef7Congress tied up in partisan knots over the most basic dutyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f59ce7bdbd594a039a3c02b81fdb2494Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:48:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Acutely partisan and all but dysfunctional, Congress has completed its most elementary task after an intense weekslong struggle, finalizing a deal to fund the government just days ahead of a shutdown deadline.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f59ce7bdbd594a039a3c02b81fdb2494Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/331f7c48b22e439d9b7d3657a27b8eecThu, 29 Sep 2016 07:42:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/331f7c48b22e439d9b7d3657a27b8eecEarly votes: High interest buoys Clinton in key stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47869b2604724dc684688c673124efd4Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:58:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hillary Clinton the likely benefactor, as early voting shows signs of surging nationwide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47869b2604724dc684688c673124efd4Some evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82b1b3707eeb4cbc8aa7ab2aa508b6a5Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:16:55 GMTMORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — Some evacuations were lifted as cooler weather gave firefighters a boost in their struggle with a wildfire burning through dry brush that is threatening hundreds of structures in a remote area of California's Santa Cruz Mountains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82b1b3707eeb4cbc8aa7ab2aa508b6a5Ariya Jutanugarn leads Reignwood LPGA Classic in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d68d9e33bd8456b948dd21760506a5aThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:10:40 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn birdied the final four holes for an 8-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson on Thursday in the Reignwood LPGA Classic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d68d9e33bd8456b948dd21760506a5aCaregiver convicted in 'baby fight club' to be sentencedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19c07d1c55c64a73adb07715d9ffa1eeThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:01:51 GMTMANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia child care worker convicted on child cruelty charges in what prosecutors described as a "baby fight club" is scheduled for sentencing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19c07d1c55c64a73adb07715d9ffa1eeClinton visits Iowa as early voting gets underwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69b06a30968349ed94414720ccebd3cdThu, 29 Sep 2016 10:06:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is kicking off early voting in Iowa on Thursday with a major effort to boost support in the battleground state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69b06a30968349ed94414720ccebd3cdOfficer involved in deadly confrontation was sex-suit targethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c259c250fe495b95c4de58a34886cdThu, 29 Sep 2016 08:48:04 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c259c250fe495b95c4de58a34886cdSuspected people smuggler charged in Australian courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb27b6bc87a246d6ac462961836c0bb7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:57:46 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — An Iranian citizen extradited from Indonesia was charged in a Sydney court on Thursday with attempting to smuggle 73 asylum seekers by boat to Australia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb27b6bc87a246d6ac462961836c0bb7Israelis pay respects to Peres, Clinton arrives in Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff5d568aec064f9397deb02952b33a4cThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:03:17 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis, among them Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin, have paid their respects to Israel's ninth President Shimon Peres as his body lay in state at the country's parliament on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff5d568aec064f9397deb02952b33a4c10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f7613d902434ee78e604059b3a8968aThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:54:32 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f7613d902434ee78e604059b3a8968aWHY IT MATTERS: Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e030aba542af483e8994ddfec36c13f4Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:37:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Russia cannot be ignored. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has never posed such a vexing problem to U.S. policymakers as it does now. From Eastern Europe to the Middle East and increasingly Asia and the Americas, Russia is making its voice heard and its presence felt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e030aba542af483e8994ddfec36c13f4Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk to lay off 1,000 employeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa02663ba6fa42a988db33e6064247f6Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:14:53 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk says it plans to lay off some 1,000 employees globally to reduce operating costs because of "a challenging competitive environment, especially in its large U.S. market."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa02663ba6fa42a988db33e6064247f6Energy shares fuel world stock rally on OPEC deal; oil fallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70745af74c544d83aafa3961893bfa53Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:34:57 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Energy companies led a global stock market rally Thursday as investors welcomed news that OPEC nations planned to cut oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to reduce a global glut.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70745af74c544d83aafa3961893bfa53The Latest: The Latest:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648291ac4f9b45eba7a0db8ae07e47d8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:26:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (All times EDTl):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648291ac4f9b45eba7a0db8ae07e47d8Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a890cebd4294bc796c2308222adc561Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:41:35 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists, in an exchange that marks an escalation in tensions between the uneasy and nuclear-armed neighbors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a890cebd4294bc796c2308222adc561California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc2610a5fb354f17a1e4ca695b5c978fThu, 29 Sep 2016 07:56:28 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc2610a5fb354f17a1e4ca695b5c978fThe Latest: Syrian military video shows Aleppo destructionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f64591ee20d41238efde81d779cd7e7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:39:02 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f64591ee20d41238efde81d779cd7e7The military's ritual of saluting for the national anthemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6851112f3c7c42018a7a4a37491d7cb6Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:27:18 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6851112f3c7c42018a7a4a37491d7cb675,000 could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram: UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10f04fcaa6ca43f3b4085b8c723027f0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:47:20 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don't respond quickly, the U.N. Children's Fund is warning. That's far more than the 20,000 people killed in the seven-year Islamic uprising.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10f04fcaa6ca43f3b4085b8c723027f0Tropical Storm Matthew on rare southerly path in Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9706ea991f54bb592e8b96aa023fb0aThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:12:55 GMTBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Tropical Storm Matthew swirled westward into the open waters of the Caribbean early Thursday after hitting islands at the sea's southern entry with heavy wind and rain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9706ea991f54bb592e8b96aa023fb0aNeighbors anxious after Florida sinkhole contaminates waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/115660d8089f4dd08389eee983c1203eThu, 29 Sep 2016 08:16:19 GMTMULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Neighbors of a huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful and fuming that it took weeks for them to be notified about the disaster.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/115660d8089f4dd08389eee983c1203eRelatives of man shot by DC officer to speak about his deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e992032433d3416593be744810e12a3dThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:20:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of a black motorcyclist who was fatally shot by a District of Columbia police officer are planning to meet with reporters following the release of new information about his death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e992032433d3416593be744810e12a3dAlabama chief justice waits for judgment day on keeping jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25791b39b06145e68a3ff96d02806aceThu, 29 Sep 2016 07:53:33 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore — famously removed from office 13 years ago for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments display — appeared before a judicial disciplinary panel Wednesday to answer accusations that he urged defiance of the federal courts again: This time on gay marriage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25791b39b06145e68a3ff96d02806aceHalep overpowers Keys to reach semifinals of Wuhan Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f41c79231394258aef4bbf7a7f72399Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:44:15 GMTWUHAN, China (AP) — Fourth-seeded Simona Halep of Romania advanced to the semifinals of the Wuhan Open on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Madison Keys of the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f41c79231394258aef4bbf7a7f72399Amnesty alleges Sudan army used chemical weapons in Darfurhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c8268f4cdde4731a51e2082dab5d035Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:16:42 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International accused the Sudanese military on Thursday of using chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, in one of the most remote corners of the Darfur region over the past eight months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c8268f4cdde4731a51e2082dab5d035Napa winemakers harvesting red grapes expect better flavorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e9b6b6780764b0e859e1d648b07eaadThu, 29 Sep 2016 08:36:13 GMTRUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) — Driving north through the Napa Valley before sunrise, portable lights like spaceships illuminate workers in the vineyards. The smell of fermentation and grapes fill the air — the annual wine harvest is underway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e9b6b6780764b0e859e1d648b07eaadThe Latest: 8,000 police to secure Shimon Peres' funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c5772a44c744b6b993a250e6ca2407bThu, 29 Sep 2016 10:19:16 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c5772a44c744b6b993a250e6ca2407bPhilippines' Duterte to scrap future war games with UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b038ff71ce9e46d5a6db89eb2f9cff5eThu, 29 Sep 2016 07:50:32 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he was giving notice to the United States, his country's long-standing ally, that joint exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the last such drills.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b038ff71ce9e46d5a6db89eb2f9cff5eSuspect in abduction once called a hoax set to plead guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d783c2400f9b4811a47e2963fac3dae1Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:12:14 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney charged with a bizarre kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax planned to plead guilty Thursday to snatching the young woman from her California home last year, federal prosecutors said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d783c2400f9b4811a47e2963fac3dae1Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c51e9e02214041bcbf996a96e63227b7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:32:05 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or sweat with his bare hands, according to new research that found the unusual transmission method was likely caused by his dying father having 100,000 times the normal level of the virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c51e9e02214041bcbf996a96e63227b7Beijing's latest answer to pollution: the Smog Free Towerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0911d95c13e493e8ae4fc3ce5d28b14Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:53:04 GMTBEIJING (AP) — In a city where smog routinely blankets the streets, a Dutch artist has offered an eccentric solution: a 6-meter (20-foot) metal structure that takes in smog and expels cleaner air.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0911d95c13e493e8ae4fc3ce5d28b14Tumult to tranquility: Migrant family finds peace in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e94c421a95bd42f7b70a1d3e73aafa62Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:57:46 GMTELZACH, Germany (AP) — They fled Iraq just ahead of an Islamic State group onslaught in which thousands of their fellow Yazidis were enslaved or slaughtered. Months as refugees on the fringes of Turkish society, a nearly fatal trip across the Aegean and a long trek through the Balkans and Austria north to Germany came next.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e94c421a95bd42f7b70a1d3e73aafa62Germany's Commerzbank to cut 7,300 jobs in restructuringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0916109ad225442992d43fa79513c967Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:46:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German lender Commerzbank says it expects to cut a net 7,300 full time jobs as part of a restructuring to concentrate on its core businesses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0916109ad225442992d43fa79513c967Officials: Firefighter halted teen who killed father, shot 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f9050abcfd9455c96b8ac1143d94d78Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:04:08 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot three people outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f9050abcfd9455c96b8ac1143d94d78The Latest: EU leaders send Peres condolence letterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1747a28b934b4b679be4df2ea0265995Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:48:52 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1747a28b934b4b679be4df2ea0265995Trump's stance on nuclear restraint is ambiguoushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e9824d382dd4ee1a430eeed4dae587eThu, 29 Sep 2016 07:32:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's ambiguous answer to a debate question on nuclear restraint raised doubts about his understanding of the issue. On the other hand, his words — by design or coincidence — mirror the nub of a policy argument the administration is wrestling with in the final months of Barack Obama's presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e9824d382dd4ee1a430eeed4dae587eSpain: Socialists in turmoil as board revolts against leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b81199ff46d4c8e80d7bae754b8e5e4Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:20:51 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's leading opposition Socialist party was in crisis Thursday, a day after nearly half of its executive board resigned in a rebellion against leader Pedro Sanchez.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b81199ff46d4c8e80d7bae754b8e5e4Ex-concert promoter faces prison in $200 million fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73aa806233ca4029a51eb472b74d67bdThu, 29 Sep 2016 08:59:08 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A former South Florida concert promoter who staged tours for major acts such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John and Aerosmith is facing prison for what prosecutors say was a $200 million fraud scheme.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73aa806233ca4029a51eb472b74d67bdRussia says it would support 48-hour truce in Syria's Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420600c1f5524aceb65d7d56721cf463Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:06:39 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian diplomat says a United States' threat to halt cooperation with Russia in the Syria conflict constitutes an "emotional breakdown" and says Russia is willing to support a 48-hour cease-fire around Aleppo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420600c1f5524aceb65d7d56721cf463Brazil GP organizers surprised with FIA doubts on 2017 racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7320e51f1794fcc8cce79044034f3a7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:03:47 GMTSEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Organizers of the Brazilian Grand Prix say they are surprised that the event has not been confirmed on next year's Formula One calendar despite a contract being in place.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7320e51f1794fcc8cce79044034f3a7Saudi Arabia may still fight back against 9/11 lawsuit billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6e95f0fd414034aeef92cc42241596Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:57:46 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's lobbying and warnings to Congress were not enough to blunt the passing of legislation allowing families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the kingdom for the attacks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6e95f0fd414034aeef92cc42241596Correction: Algeria-Oil Prices storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d71011cf3847c596954cf3d858b593Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:18:24 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — In a story Sept. 29 about OPEC's deal to curb oil production, The Associated Press misspelled the Algerian energy minister's name. It is Noureddine Boutarfa, not Bouarfaa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d71011cf3847c596954cf3d858b593