FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 04 May 2016 04:48:05 -07:00UN envoy says talks to resume in Kuwait on ending Yemen warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd2b79b8c4141e698fcb031c528e422Wed, 04 May 2016 09:08:41 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — The U.N. envoy trying to negotiate an end to the war in Yemen says peace talks will resume in Kuwait.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd2b79b8c4141e698fcb031c528e422EU moves on granting visa-free travel to Turkish citizenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee55b62261ff4be3b79c884ad5a1ec46Wed, 04 May 2016 11:34:42 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive Commission is recommending that Turkish citizens be allowed to travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business trips, a major step toward fulfilling a key part of an agreement with Turkey to deal with the migrant crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee55b62261ff4be3b79c884ad5a1ec46The Latest: EU moves to extend border controlshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72f30b6d54a74541901c82a028925766Wed, 04 May 2016 11:22:13 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72f30b6d54a74541901c82a028925766UK councils face court challenge over Israel boycottshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f1dfa7ede634787b8c0c9c8463863e7Wed, 04 May 2016 11:24:54 GMTLONDON (AP) — A Jewish group has launched a lawsuit against British local authorities that called for boycotts of goods from Israeli settlements, claiming the actions are anti-Semitic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f1dfa7ede634787b8c0c9c8463863e7Abu Dhabi's Etihad: 31 injured by severe turbulence in Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af362286fed842a0a2436b55e8b5205fWed, 04 May 2016 11:03:20 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' national airline says several passengers were injured when one of its flights encountered sudden turbulence as it prepared to land in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af362286fed842a0a2436b55e8b5205fChina military tries musical approach to image buildinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bfdee7146c042eea25104ad6ffaaeadWed, 04 May 2016 11:24:22 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's military has a bulging arsenal of ships, warplanes and missiles, but this week, music is its weapon of choice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bfdee7146c042eea25104ad6ffaaeadUN envoy says talks resume in Kuwait on ending Yemen warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19d30a9d1fc240ca8ccff6f9e8a4f40bWed, 04 May 2016 09:57:29 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — The U.N. envoy trying to negotiate an end to the war in Yemen said peace talks resumed Wednesday in Kuwait.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19d30a9d1fc240ca8ccff6f9e8a4f40bThe Latest: Trump says he'll accept small contributionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdfb5aaf783f484884e814a59f41b40fWed, 04 May 2016 11:34:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdfb5aaf783f484884e814a59f41b40fEuropean court OKs crackdown on e-cigarettes, packaginghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c47e37505b0940c6ac455c4a685120ceWed, 04 May 2016 11:37:30 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court dealt a blow to the tobacco industry Wednesday by approving sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, ban menthol cigarettes and regulate the growing electronic cigarette market.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c47e37505b0940c6ac455c4a685120cePolice charge man after hijacked bus kills pedestrian in DChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efe0194ad38a4351af617139110f1d7fWed, 04 May 2016 10:29:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police have charged a Washington man after they say he hijacked a bus, then struck and killed a pedestrian when the bus jumped a curb at a gas station.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efe0194ad38a4351af617139110f1d7fIsraeli tanks open fire at Gaza after mortar attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afc4adc362544b4d8ceb64b8d01ed977Wed, 04 May 2016 11:25:53 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says a tank has fired at a target in the northern Gaza Strip following an explosion on the Palestinian side of the border.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afc4adc362544b4d8ceb64b8d01ed977Shares in miner tumble after Brazil sues over dam disasterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64007be8fe034eac8cdb41b73e2746adWed, 04 May 2016 10:01:48 GMTLONDON (AP) — Shares in miner BHP Billiton Ltd tumbled after Brazil's Federal Public Prosecution said it had launched a $43 billion civil suit for a dam break that killed 19 people and caused the worst environmental disaster in the country's history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64007be8fe034eac8cdb41b73e2746adEx minister nominated to head 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e3274f82fa54673ad0725ecbea93272Wed, 04 May 2016 09:54:46 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean organizers have officially selected former government minister Lee Hee-beom as the new head of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e3274f82fa54673ad0725ecbea93272Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d1a514742647728807c0b7f1358403Wed, 04 May 2016 11:19:13 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton — a stunning political triumph for a first-time candidate whose appeal to frustrated voters was widely underestimated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d1a514742647728807c0b7f1358403Graceland, home of Elvis, receives 20 millionth paid visitorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2227a0dd282f49b4a0a39143a218eb63Wed, 04 May 2016 11:20:12 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The operators of Graceland say the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and music of Elvis Presley has received its 20 millionth paid visitor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2227a0dd282f49b4a0a39143a218eb63Warren unleashes Twitter storm on Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b2671d9dde04c7e990c4f67115210b9Wed, 04 May 2016 09:55:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senator Elizabeth Warren has taken to Twitter to attack what she calls presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's "toxic stew of hatred & insecurity."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b2671d9dde04c7e990c4f67115210b9Low oil prices, freight rates hit Maersk group's profitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d65c2f3955748048e1b79b06a449d8dWed, 04 May 2016 11:18:32 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Low oil prices and freight rates weighed on profits at Danish shipping and energy group A.P. Moller-Maersk, though not as sharply as analysts had feared.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d65c2f3955748048e1b79b06a449d8dComedian Patton Oswalt remembers wife in touching essayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3392eb354a1412ebe98dec1f7f6c6a6Wed, 04 May 2016 11:38:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Patton Oswalt has authored a touching essay nearly two weeks after the unexpected death of his wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3392eb354a1412ebe98dec1f7f6c6a6Germany to allow medical cannabis consumption in some caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e8a968226354c9b98d0e0a94d85d731Wed, 04 May 2016 10:53:44 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet has approved a bill that will allow patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e8a968226354c9b98d0e0a94d85d731Spain: Strike keeps El Mundo newspaper off streetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/733b57a226724480aa564e89bb835c37Wed, 04 May 2016 09:05:54 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's second-largest newspaper, El Mundo, has not appeared in news kiosks owing to a strike over planned layoffs. It is the first time the newspaper's publication has been hit by a stoppage since its foundation in 1989.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/733b57a226724480aa564e89bb835c37Russia to boost troops levels along borders to counter NATOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/839c862cbf954be9bfc5583765ffa18cWed, 04 May 2016 11:31:48 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it will form new military divisions to be stationed along the country's borders with Europe to counter a planned NATO buildup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/839c862cbf954be9bfc5583765ffa18cAfter ships and planes, Chinese singers assert sea claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6edf81b370f64659b2b972b4b283e2b0Wed, 04 May 2016 08:56:35 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's military has dispatched ships and planes — even constructed new islands to assert its maritime claims. Now it's deploying a new set of tools to uphold Chinese sovereignty: Magicians, singers and actors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6edf81b370f64659b2b972b4b283e2b0Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/593c1070f260429dab9284aaafd69b76Wed, 04 May 2016 11:07:07 GMTFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A fire that forced the evacuation of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, could get worse Wednesday, but no injuries have been reported, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/593c1070f260429dab9284aaafd69b76Apple loses Chinese lawsuit over iPhone namehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97240ef972bb46cea062f9ab09e1c4ecWed, 04 May 2016 08:56:05 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on wallets and handbags.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97240ef972bb46cea062f9ab09e1c4ecRobbers target home in Atlanta mayor's neighborhoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec5cb31ca474baa983f2b6b93a98758Wed, 04 May 2016 11:30:47 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police say they're investigating a robbery at a home in the neighborhood where Atlanta's mayor lives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec5cb31ca474baa983f2b6b93a9875810 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d18e06027bd04ba0b1c6360c64d586ebWed, 04 May 2016 10:04:39 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d18e06027bd04ba0b1c6360c64d586ebIndependent Algerian paper faces closure threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91bf5338edb446bcb67a066f52025268Wed, 04 May 2016 08:49:43 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Independent Algerian newspaper El Khabar is facing likely closure after the government cracked down on its ad revenue and challenged its pending sale in court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91bf5338edb446bcb67a066f52025268Pakistani army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57d6d11354784400ab323160989f19a4Wed, 04 May 2016 09:50:54 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army chief signed off on the death sentences of 11 members of the Taliban convicted of terrorism, kidnappings, attacks on civilians as well as assaults on police and army officers, an army statement said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57d6d11354784400ab323160989f19a4Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71dac260a5ab4bf099b83315a6ac1416Wed, 04 May 2016 09:52:34 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The deputy commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they "threaten" the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71dac260a5ab4bf099b83315a6ac1416The Latest: Paris police, protesters scuffle over migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/604245a5ba0d418bbcd62d1aea3b9164Wed, 04 May 2016 09:01:49 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/604245a5ba0d418bbcd62d1aea3b9164Man operating sex trafficking enterprise gets life sentencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7485aa636131489da1503d13491cc1e9Wed, 04 May 2016 10:52:04 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man convicted of running a sex trafficking operation that recruited women and girls as young as 16 years old into prostitution has been sentenced to life in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7485aa636131489da1503d13491cc1e9Greece rules out "what if" austerity measures sought by IMFhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f4e8b1374c747d3ae4c3be88de5d5bbWed, 04 May 2016 11:03:51 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek government official says the country will not approve contingency savings measures that the International Monetary Fund is demanding in case the country does not meet budget targets set out by bailout lenders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f4e8b1374c747d3ae4c3be88de5d5bbSwiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c94d3d2a689f4316b66e13b98a9bad65Wed, 04 May 2016 11:10:11 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Switzerland's defense minister says his department was targeted by hackers in January and is indicating that the motive was industrial espionage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c94d3d2a689f4316b66e13b98a9bad65Markets Right Now: UK's FTSE leads Europe down as miners hithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c10abba878f4ccbbaea5dbea11ac190Wed, 04 May 2016 10:35:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c10abba878f4ccbbaea5dbea11ac190Report: Prince tried to meet with doctor before deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1412733a499f47c0931c9e34b832955bWed, 04 May 2016 11:31:40 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A published report says Prince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1412733a499f47c0931c9e34b832955bUS Defense Sec'y Carter: Campaign against IS 'far from over'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b44f5c46214460385a939d39d4b5090Wed, 04 May 2016 10:40:46 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of an American Navy SEAL in Iraq shows that despite recent gains against the Islamic State in Iraq, "this fight is far from over," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b44f5c46214460385a939d39d4b5090Diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch $70 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d59062d3097d4e39a4329a4d1f5031a6Wed, 04 May 2016 11:19:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — It's a rock for the ages.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d59062d3097d4e39a4329a4d1f5031a6Captain America says he isn't afraid of superhero fatiguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/580c5953329e4d64a5c296e537e7b14bWed, 04 May 2016 09:20:06 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain America: Civil War" star Chris Evans isn't worried about superhero fatigue at the cineplex.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/580c5953329e4d64a5c296e537e7b14bEU countries could face hefty fines for rejected refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ab03547292341fc8cdd5228488a0fa1Wed, 04 May 2016 08:55:26 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries that refuse to accept refugees under proposals to overhaul the EU's failed asylum laws could face large fines for each asylum seeker rejected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ab03547292341fc8cdd5228488a0fa1EU Commission recommends Turkish citizens can travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business tripshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a98701497304c2281a83ec41d2266f1Wed, 04 May 2016 11:01:33 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — EU Commission recommends Turkish citizens can travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business trips.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a98701497304c2281a83ec41d2266f1Vigil held for New Jersey student killed at frat househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b842860f8644349b576e940aac043caWed, 04 May 2016 10:02:33 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A vigil has been held for a New Jersey Institute of Technology student shot to death during a burglary at a fraternity house near the school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b842860f8644349b576e940aac043caRoyal Dutch Shell first quarter earnings down 58 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe343da117a499eaa1cb400573369b0Wed, 04 May 2016 10:47:18 GMTLONDON (AP) — Oil company Royal Dutch Shell said first-quarter earnings plunged 58 percent as depressed crude prices create "hugely challenging times" for the energy industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe343da117a499eaa1cb400573369b0The Latest: Trump leaning to politician for No. 2 on tickethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93cf0e6285604d95842211f19a3ac731Wed, 04 May 2016 11:05:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93cf0e6285604d95842211f19a3ac731Egyptian riot police cordon off journalists' union in Cairohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/753c214a30a54aeba5f351eabfd59b71Wed, 04 May 2016 11:04:36 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian riot police on Wednesday cordoned off the headquarters of the journalists' union and limited access to the building in an escalating standoff following a raid on the premises and the arrest of two journalists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/753c214a30a54aeba5f351eabfd59b71Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e8673e3b104057ae2f9c6fe236d2d2Wed, 04 May 2016 10:31:40 GMTLONDON (AP) — As winter turned to spring, the eurozone economy appears to have lost some — but by no means all — of the momentum that saw it grow faster than the U.S. in the first quarter of the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e8673e3b104057ae2f9c6fe236d2d2It's Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with youhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ec55534d50a4f44874cb52658a8dbd2Wed, 04 May 2016 11:01:43 GMTIt's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ec55534d50a4f44874cb52658a8dbd2European court: Tougher rules on electronic cigaretteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c399faa2ac3748cc9c89f098c2b225dcWed, 04 May 2016 10:19:45 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court has approved new rules requiring plain cigarette packs, banning menthol cigarettes and regulating the growing electronic cigarette market.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c399faa2ac3748cc9c89f098c2b225dcGeorgia governor defies party politics with pair of vetoeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eea51a009a9424b85959680083292d3Wed, 04 May 2016 11:08:37 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election year politics in a deep red state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eea51a009a9424b85959680083292d3Brazil turmoil costs AB Inbev in quarterly resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a464acd67548599a14aa09d016c00eWed, 04 May 2016 10:03:59 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The world's biggest brewer, AB Inbev, says economic and political turmoil in Brazil hit its quarterly earnings, with sales volumes declining by 10 percent in the huge Latin American nation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a464acd67548599a14aa09d016c00eGlobal stocks lower on growth concernhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b177d89d8d945aab7a56da16058b77cWed, 04 May 2016 09:02:51 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after weaker Chinese manufacturing and a cut in Europe's growth outlook fueled fears about the global economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b177d89d8d945aab7a56da16058b77c