FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Feb 2017 10:41:44 -08:00Americans on Presidents Day: Admiration, fear mark holiday, 19 Feb 2017 17:29:41 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The United States on Monday marks Presidents Day, a holiday that's taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and delight of others — upends traditional notions of the office. telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky, 19 Feb 2017 17:43:04 GMTMOLO, Kenya (AP) — Thousands of schoolchildren in Kenya are getting a rare opportunity to look at the stars. hat trick sends Tottenham into FA Cup quarterfinals, 19 Feb 2017 17:00:21 GMTLONDON (AP) — Harry Kane scored a hat trick as Tottenham swept aside second-tier Fulham 3-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on Sunday, avoiding the difficulties endured by other Premier League teams against lower-league opposition this weekend. dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs, 19 Feb 2017 16:10:47 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Twelve years ago, widespread destruction from Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast helped compel federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s-era dam by constructing a massive steel-and-concrete gutter that would manage surging waters in times of torrential storms. takes London by storm with Preen, Topshop, Mulberry, 19 Feb 2017 16:13:49 GMTLONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with shows by Preen, Topshop, Mulberry and others taking place at many sites in the more-chic-than-usual British capital. explodes by Colombia bull ring, killing 1 policeman, 19 Feb 2017 18:34:09 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade bomb exploded near Bogota's bullring on Sunday, killing a police officer and injuring as many as 31 bystanders.'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall', 19 Feb 2017 18:25:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "The Lego Batman Movie" commanded the Presidents Day weekend box office, staying No. 1 for the second straight week, while the China-focused "The Great Wall" failed to show much muscle in North America. Syracuse player sentenced to 10 years in stabbing, 19 Feb 2017 18:02:59 GMTSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A former Syracuse University football player has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the stabbing attack on two of his former teammates last year. in Somalia kills 20 in Mogadishu marketplace, 19 Feb 2017 16:45:50 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bomb at a marketplace in Somalia's capital has killed at least 20 people and injured 50 others, said a local Somali official.'s new president commits to end human rights abuses, 19 Feb 2017 16:35:05 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — As Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country. steps up security aide search, focuses on health care, 19 Feb 2017 17:11:53 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday was stepping up his search for a national security adviser, with several interviews on tap, and focusing on health care in talks with his health and budget chiefs, while his team pushed back against depictions of a young administration in disarray. killed; 1 hurt after car stuck on tracks is hit by train, 19 Feb 2017 17:08:32 GMTFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died after a car broke down on train tracks in North Carolina and was hit by an oncoming train. fiduciary rule and you, 19 Feb 2017 15:17:11 GMTPresident Donald Trump's administration is working to dismantle a complex set of financial rules including the "fiduciary rule," which requires certain financial professionals to act in their clients' best interests when providing retirement advice. Man in photos now 'main suspect' in 2 girls' deaths, 19 Feb 2017 17:58:11 GMTDELPHI, Ind. (AP) — A man photographed walking along a northern Indiana trail system around the time two teenage girls later found slain were dropped off by a relative is now considered "the main suspect" in their killings, State Police said Sunday. Latest: Congressional Black Caucus to meet with Trump, 19 Feb 2017 18:23:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): top Jewish leader urges Trump act against anti-Semitism, 19 Feb 2017 18:36:28 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A top American Jewish leader is urging President Donald Trump to speak out against anti-Semitism amid a surge in harassment of Jews in the U.S. Latest: Trump plans calls to Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, 19 Feb 2017 16:38:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): Israeli leader turned down regional peace initiative, 19 Feb 2017 15:11:47 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli newspaper reported Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional powers in resolving Israel's conflict with the Palestinians. lands 5 quads to win 4 Continents figure skating, 19 Feb 2017 16:59:54 GMTPYEONCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American men rarely are ground breakers when it comes to quadruple jumps. launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad, 19 Feb 2017 17:56:45 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago. wonder if Trump will act on Pence's reassurances, 19 Feb 2017 18:25:31 GMTMUNICH (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine. tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country, 19 Feb 2017 15:36:12 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common with most of his patients: They knew smoking was bad, they just couldn't quit. foreign minister warns Russia on election meddling, 19 Feb 2017 16:02:14 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister is denouncing possible Russian meddling in the French presidential campaign as "unacceptable." ski team leans on superstars for medals ahead of Olympics, 19 Feb 2017 17:19:03 GMTST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics. penalties if pets are harmed during crimes, 19 Feb 2017 15:14:00 GMTFLORIDA, N.Y. (AP) — When Denise Krohn came home to find her goldendoodle Kirby bleeding on the kitchen floor, she at first thought it was a terrible accident. But she soon realized that her home had been ransacked, and that her other dog, Quigley, was lying dead on his favorite blanket in the living room. to decide soon on troop levels in Afghanistan, 19 Feb 2017 17:24:39 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and whether the totals should be based on military requirements rather than pre-set limits. voters protest corruption amid troubled campaign, 19 Feb 2017 15:09:53 GMTPARIS (AP) — French activists are demonstrating against corruption amid a presidential campaign marked by a fake jobs investigation and other legal scandals. kill man who pointed gun during home invasion, 19 Feb 2017 16:53:09 GMTMEBANE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say police officers in North Carolina shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them after running out of a house where a home invasion had been reported. Cup: Ibrahimovic rescues United, Kane nets Spurs treble, 19 Feb 2017 18:29:26 GMTLONDON (AP) — Manchester United turned to Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to come to the holders' rescue and eliminate second-tier Blackburn in the FA Cup on Sunday. for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right, 19 Feb 2017 16:34:22 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become solidly Republican like many of its Midwestern neighbors. kills 7 in Pakistan's north, 19 Feb 2017 17:31:44 GMTPESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A local government official says an avalanche has killed seven people in northern Pakistan. Former Detroit Lions player arrested in Oregon, 19 Feb 2017 17:58:21 GMTWOODBURN, Ore. (AP) — Police say they arrested a former NFL player after he tried to force his way into an Oregon home and then took his clothes off. beats Goffin to win World Tennis Tournament final, 19 Feb 2017 17:21:35 GMTROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clinched his 13th career title on Sunday, rallying from a set down to beat David Goffin of Belgium 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the World Tennis Tournament. in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace, 19 Feb 2017 16:57:47 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The death toll from a car bomb at a marketplace in Somalia's capital has risen to 34 with 52 injured, said a police officer.'s Le Pen arrives in Lebanon, 19 Feb 2017 17:45:07 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The far-right French leader Marine Le Pen has arrived in Beirut to meet with the Lebanese head of state and leading Christian figures. arms show comes as Yemen war, suspicions of Iran linger, 19 Feb 2017 16:13:40 GMTABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fighter jets screaming overhead and theatrical explosions marked the opening of an arms show Sunday in Abu Dhabi, as a bullet-scarred Emirati armored personnel carrier served as a reminder of the country's ongoing military campaign in Yemen. charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrants, 19 Feb 2017 16:05:39 GMTPRESIDIO, Texas (AP) — Two hunters accused in a shooting on a remote Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities that they were attacked by immigrants who had entered the country illegally. forces launch offensive to drive IS from western Mosul, 19 Feb 2017 17:35:23 GMTHAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a major air-and-ground offensive Sunday to retake western Mosul from Islamic State militants and drive the extremist group from its last major urban bastion in Iraq. Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever, 19 Feb 2017 18:22:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz has decided to withdraw its $143 billion offer to buy mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker Unilever. in Ecuador choosing between change, continuity, 19 Feb 2017 17:32:53 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadoreans are choosing Sunday between a candidate who vows to continue President Rafael Correa's populist platform or one of several more conservative contenders who pledge to attack corruption and cut taxes to stimulate the Andean nation's flagging economy. fears renewed as another storm aims for California, 19 Feb 2017 17:45:33 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials are warning that residents returning to homes damaged by flooding should be prepared to evacuate again as yet another powerful Pacific storm takes aim at Northern California. says senators want materials saved for Russia probe, 19 Feb 2017 16:22:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals, asking them to preserve all materials related to the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and related issues, according to a congressional aide. Trump appointee fired after critical comments, 19 Feb 2017 15:19:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump's policies and his inner circle of advisers. arrests man who escaped Illinois prison in 2003, 19 Feb 2017 16:38:38 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A man who escaped from an Illinois prison in 2003 has been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Atlanta. scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident, 19 Feb 2017 18:03:08 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. of protests breaks out in Belarus, 19 Feb 2017 17:14:18 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — News media in Belarus are reporting sizable protests in five cities against an unpopular labor law that obliges citizens to pay the equivalent of $250 if they work less than half the year and do not register with state labor exchanges. protest in Georgia to back opposition TV station, 19 Feb 2017 15:35:05 GMTTBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of Georgians have rallied in the capital in support of the country's opposition-minded television station that they suspect is about to be transferred to a more government-friendly owner. explodes near Colombia bull ring, injuries reported, 19 Feb 2017 17:22:39 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade bomb has exploded near Bogota's bull ring where police and animal rights activists have clashed in recent weeks. Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer, 19 Feb 2017 17:14:25 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, former U.S. officials confirmed Sunday, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional Arab powers in resolving Israel's conflict with the Palestinians. Latest: Pentagon chief says he's OK with the media, 19 Feb 2017 16:25:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST):