FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Apr 2017 10:03:45 -07:00New Orleans takes down white supremacist monument, 24 Apr 2017 16:40:06 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A monument to a deadly white-supremacist uprising in 1874 was removed under cover of darkness by workers in masks and bulletproof vests Monday as New Orleans joined the movement to take down symbols of the Confederacy and the Jim Crow South. rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers, 24 Apr 2017 15:53:48 GMTPATNA, India (AP) — Maoist rebels killed at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police said. to play summer home of Boston Symphony Orchestra, 24 Apr 2017 16:02:25 GMTLENOX, Mass. (AP) — Sting will be making his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. official: National refuge fire could burn 6 months, 24 Apr 2017 16:54:29 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a wildfire that has scorched more than 70 square miles (180 sq. kilometers) near the Georgia-Florida state line may keep burning for the next six months. at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial event, 24 Apr 2017 16:33:12 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz. opposition blocks main roads before June 18 vote, 24 Apr 2017 16:01:22 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition supporters blocked the country's main roads Monday, demanding that a caretaker Cabinet be allowed to govern until the parliamentary election in June. Latest: Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight, 24 Apr 2017 16:12:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on an attorney who is representing two people who have been involved in high-profile conflicts with airlines that included cellphone video of the incidents (all times local):'s rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoff, 24 Apr 2017 15:52:12 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united Monday to urge voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential runoff and to reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism. Latest: Police say teen hit by errant hammer throw, 24 Apr 2017 16:51:02 GMTWHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the college student who was killed by a hammer throw at track meet (all times local): Latest: Fire that killed 5 likely didn't spread from car, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed five people in New York (all times local): Latest: Orlando airport shuttle stops for 3rd time, 24 Apr 2017 16:05:07 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on tram problems at Orlando International Airport(all times local): grants citizenship to Kosovo's ex-premier Haradinaj, 24 Apr 2017 16:30:10 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's president has granted citizenship to the former prime minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj. Exclusive: Amid cuts, new Iowa building gets pricey redo, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:20 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving forward despite budget cuts that are hitting an array of state programs and services. Latest: Hernandez's fiancee wants to see notes he left, 24 Apr 2017 16:05:36 GMTBRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for Aaron Hernandez (all times local):, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power, 24 Apr 2017 16:46:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — Emmanuel Macron is an improbable presidential front-runner — he's relatively young, politically untested, has no party backing and quotes philosophers in campaign speeches. And he is leading a pro-Europe campaign at a time of deep euro-skepticism. Right Now: Global stocks rally after French vote, 24 Apr 2017 15:59:51 GMTThe latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): charges Afghan teen with Taliban membership, 24 Apr 2017 16:56:14 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German federal prosecutors say they have charged a 17-year-old Afghan citizen over allegations he joined the Taliban and participated in attacks against security forces. Latest: Obama talks youth leadership post presidency, 24 Apr 2017 16:28:55 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama's first public event since leaving office (all times local): shut down roads and highways in protest, 24 Apr 2017 16:39:38 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, completed math homework and lined up motorcycles on main roads around Venezuela Monday as part of a sit-in against the government. beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child porn, 24 Apr 2017 16:48:09 GMTNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A former winner of California's Mrs. Orange County beauty pageant has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a child. Latest: Migrant dies in Greece after smugglers chased, 24 Apr 2017 16:24:34 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe (all times local): shoe brand Jimmy Choo goes up for sale, 24 Apr 2017 16:39:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Shares in Jimmy Choo have leapt 11 percent after its board put the luxury shoe brand up for sale. A Le Pen wins more acceptance than ever in France, 24 Apr 2017 16:48:59 GMTPARIS (AP) — When France last put a Le Pen onto the threshold of the presidential Elysee Palace, one step from power, it could write off the 2002 election shock as a mere accident. of Florida State star dies after gun fires at strip club, 24 Apr 2017 16:17:14 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The father of former Florida State football star Travis Rudolph was killed when authorities say a gun accidentally went off at a Florida strip club. Latest: Trump says 'big reforms' needed at UN, 24 Apr 2017 16:51:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): weigh defendants' right to own mental health expert, 24 Apr 2017 15:57:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems closely divided about whether an Alabama death row inmate should get a new sentencing hearing because he did not have a mental health expert on his side when he was tried and sentenced to death more than 30 years ago. questions and answers about Maria Sharapova's return, 24 Apr 2017 16:02:43 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Even with eight of the world's top 10 players in the main draw, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines at an indoor clay-court event this week. refuses competency hearing for police ambush killer, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:40 GMTMILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Monday denied a request for an emergency competency hearing after a survivalist who ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers refused to communicate with his lawyers. police search for 5-year-old boy; father arrested, 24 Apr 2017 16:10:52 GMTSOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California searched Monday for a missing 5-year-old boy whose father was arrested after being found passed out at a park. criticizes opponents' corruption fight in Russia, 24 Apr 2017 16:09:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month. Latest: Ex-French candidate: No longer has 'legitimacy', 24 Apr 2017 16:42:13 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): Department names former Fox News anchor as spokeswoman, 24 Apr 2017 15:57:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says former Fox News Channel anchor Heather Nauert will be the agency's new spokeswoman. Latest: Group decries the way statues are being removed, 24 Apr 2017 16:08:30 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans. (all times local): turn away GM appeal over ignition switches, 24 Apr 2017 15:52:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. punched repeatedly by Sacramento officer files lawsuit, 24 Apr 2017 16:18:24 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer for a Sacramento man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento. stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron tops poll, 24 Apr 2017 16:00:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — As relief rallies go, this is as good as they come. Latest: Israeli lawmaker urges French to back Macron, 24 Apr 2017 16:52:20 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): football player held in Indiana jail in sex case, 24 Apr 2017 16:50:27 GMTFORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson has been jailed in Indiana on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge filed in Michigan. land activist wins prestigious Goldman prize, 24 Apr 2017 16:54:12 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Rodrigo Tot, a 60-year-old farmer and activist, was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize on Monday for work in his Guatemala homeland, an honor that comes after two previous Latin American winners were murdered in the last year. police responding to possible active shooter, 24 Apr 2017 16:29:14 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say officers are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the city. remembers son killed in hammer throw at track meet, 24 Apr 2017 16:01:06 GMTWHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The father of a college student from Ohio who died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a suburban Chicago track meet remembered his son as a strong Christian. 4 inmates overdose in 2 days at Ohio prison, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:41 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Records show four inmates overdosed in two days in February at the same Ohio prison, requiring the use of CPR and an anti-overdose drug as guards scrambled to revive the men. unrepentant after abusing British players, umpire, 24 Apr 2017 16:53:58 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ilie Nastase was unrepentant after being suspended from the Fed Cup for abusing the British team and the referee in a playoff. shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fight, 24 Apr 2017 16:22:40 GMTMAKURDI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south. carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece sinks; 16 dead, 24 Apr 2017 15:54:38 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — A migrant boat sinking in the eastern Aegean between Greece and Turkey left at least 16 people dead, including two children, Greek authorities said Monday, while two people were rescued. Patrol boats and helicopters were searching for several more people believed missing. general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban, 24 Apr 2017 15:49:04 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States must confront Russia for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan, top U.S. military officials said Monday. breaks US space record, gets call from Trump, 24 Apr 2017 16:26:30 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump. administration to issue new Syria sanctions, 24 Apr 2017 15:48:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will issue new sanctions against Syria as early as Monday as part of its ongoing crackdown on the Syrian government and those who support it. le rally: Global markets soar after French election, 24 Apr 2017 16:35:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday after results from the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to win a runoff against the remaining anti-EU candidate, which is set for May 7. killed in crash of replica WWI-era plane in California, 24 Apr 2017 16:27:20 GMTPASO ROBLES, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been identified as the pilot of a replica World War I-era biplane that crashed in a field on California's central coast