FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Jul 2016 03:29:07 -07:00University of Louisville accepts president's resignation, 28 Jul 2016 08:43:48 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville trustees accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal. skies make pope take car, not copter to Poland shrine, 28 Jul 2016 07:57:46 GMTCZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Worry about bad weather prompted a last-minute change in Pope Francis' travel plans Thursday during his Polish pilgrimage, with the pontiff opting to take a car instead of a military helicopter to a shrine cherished by Poles as their spiritual capital. Latest: Pope prays at Poland's Black Madonna icon, 28 Jul 2016 09:52:12 GMTCZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local): Electronics' profit up on TV, appliance but mobile in red, 28 Jul 2016 09:49:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter net income jumped 19 percent thanks to strong sales of high-end TVs and home appliances that outweighed another quarterly loss in its handset business. Sapp bitten by shark during Florida Keys lobster trip, 28 Jul 2016 09:53:35 GMTMARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys., Russia plan joint military drills in South China Sea, 28 Jul 2016 09:11:26 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's military said Thursday it will hold joint exercises with Russian forces in the South China Sea, following a recent arbitration ruling that rejected Beijing's claim to almost the entire strategic body of water.'s customs chief resigns over corruption allegations, 28 Jul 2016 10:10:57 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Russian prime minister has accepted the resignation of the head of the customs agency, several days after investigators searched his home and founds hundreds of thousand dollars stashed in shoe boxes. announces humanitarian operation in Aleppo, 28 Jul 2016 10:00:09 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia and the Syrian government will open humanitarian corridors in Syria's embattled city of Aleppo and offer a way out for opposition fighters wanting to lay down their arms, Russia's defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Thursday as Syrian forces took another district from rebels in the city. cuts 3,000 jobs as Brexit fears take shape, 28 Jul 2016 08:48:23 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Lloyds Banking Group said Thursday it plans to eliminate 3,000 jobs and close 200 branches — the first big cuts announced since Britain voted to leave the European Union. profit up 19 pct as Japan sales offset Sprint loss, 28 Jul 2016 09:06:28 GMTTOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese technology company that owns U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp., reported Thursday a fiscal first quarter profit of 254.2 billion yen ($2.4 billion), up 19 percent from the same period last year. group: Russia, Syria forces using cluster bombs again, 28 Jul 2016 09:29:01 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says Russian and Syrian forces have renewed their use of cluster bombs against civilians and rebels in northern Syria. Q2 profit down 30 percent due to restructuring costs, 28 Jul 2016 08:12:59 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish energy company Repsol has posted a net profit drop of 30 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period last year mainly because of workforce restructuring costs. weather expected near blaze that killed 1, 28 Jul 2016 08:09:35 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze. say Jupiter storm heating up parts of atmosphere, 28 Jul 2016 09:47:50 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Astronomers say a massive hurricane on Jupiter could be heating up parts of the gas giant's upper atmosphere. Latest: Syrian forces take another Aleppo neighborhood, 28 Jul 2016 09:14:27 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local): Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing, 28 Jul 2016 09:56:37 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month. Electronics' profit up 19 percent on TV, appliance sales, 28 Jul 2016 07:51:03 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. says its second-quarter net income jumped 19 percent thanks to strong sales of high-end TVs and home appliances that outweighed another quarterly loss in its handset business. police detain spokesman of former loyalist group, 28 Jul 2016 09:59:57 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police have detained the spokesman of the veterans association that turned on President Robert Mugabe last week and called him dictatorial. to speak at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officers, 28 Jul 2016 07:54:24 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to speak Thursday at a Baton Rouge vigil honoring the three law enforcement officers who were killed by a lone gunman during a shootout outside a convenience store. sees Q2 earnings fall 72 percent amid oil drop, 28 Jul 2016 08:38:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell said Thursday that second-quarter earnings fell 72 percent as low oil prices weigh on the profitability of the Anglo-Dutch energy giant. Things to Know for Today, 28 Jul 2016 10:07:19 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails, 28 Jul 2016 07:40:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After Donald Trump encouraged Russia to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, an instant debate exploded over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics. shares mixed as investors await Bank of Japan decision, 28 Jul 2016 09:18:26 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — World stock benchmarks were uneven Thursday as investors digested an upbeat Fed assessment of the U.S. economy that raised the prospect of further rate hikes, while anticipating more stimulus from Japan. state hit by attacks presents anti-terror concept, 28 Jul 2016 10:03:08 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Bavarian officials on Thursday pledged to hire hundreds of extra police officers and urged tougher background checks on asylum-seekers as they presented an anti-terror plan following four deadly attacks in the country in a week. Latest: Moscow sending experts to Geneva for Syria talks, 28 Jul 2016 08:56:37 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local): Latest: Bavaria to hire more police in anti-terror plan, 28 Jul 2016 09:19:23 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local): for shorter hours disrupts Portugal's health services, 28 Jul 2016 10:09:43 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese public health workers are staging a 48-hour strike to pressure the government into extending a new 35-hour week to more staff. Latest: Munich shooter left long document behind, 28 Jul 2016 10:08:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local): ID second church attacker, warning 4 days earlier, 28 Jul 2016 08:22:04 GMTPARIS (AP) — The second man who attacked a Normandy church during a morning Mass this week, slitting the throat of the elderly priest, is a 19-year-old Frenchman from eastern France, the prosecutor's office said Thursday. GUIDE: Clinton to make her own case Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 07:38:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hour after hour and speaker after speaker, Hillary Clinton has been extolled at the Democratic convention this week as a change-maker, an effective leader and a caring human being. Latest: Syria's Assad offers amnesty to rebels, 28 Jul 2016 08:31:48 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local): leads Mass celebrating Poland's deep Catholic roots, 28 Jul 2016 10:13:50 GMTCZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis, visiting a shrine cherished by Poles, praised native son St. John Paul II on Thursday as a "meek and powerful" herald of mercy, and honored the countless "ordinary yet remarkable people" in Poland who held firm to their Catholic faith throughout adversity in the former Communist nation. Obama vouches for Clinton, Kaine steps up, 28 Jul 2016 07:42:43 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama used what is likely his last high-profile speech as president to make a powerful case for Hillary Clinton's election, saying it wasn't even a close choice between her and Donald Trump, whom he described as a homegrown demagogue. ready to sell herself in biggest political moment, 28 Jul 2016 07:50:17 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton is set to face the nation with the goal of introducing the woman that speaker after speaker, including a pair of presidents, have spent days promising the American public they'll finally get to see: the "real" Hillary Clinton. site blames Merkel for burnt pizza, Pokemon problems, 28 Jul 2016 10:15:32 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Who's to blame for socks with holes and empty beer glasses?'s Total profit falls 30 percent due to oil price drop, 28 Jul 2016 09:22:19 GMTPARIS (AP) — French energy company Total SA says its net income fell 30 percent in the second quarter to $2.09 billion due to the impact of lower oil prices. tells local governments to promote ride-hailing, 28 Jul 2016 09:37:01 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's Cabinet has told local governments to promote its booming ride-hailing industry, helping to confirm the legal status of Uber Technologies Ltd. and local competitors following run-ins with regulators. rebuffs family, global appeals to halt executions, 28 Jul 2016 09:35:32 GMTCILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia rebuffed appeals from distraught relatives, rights advocates and foreign governments to abandon plans to execute 14 people for drug crimes as preparations intensified at the prison island holding death row inmates. survey points to Brexit fallout for Britain, 28 Jul 2016 09:47:00 GMTLONDON (AP) — A broad-based European Union survey shows economic sentiment has taken a battering in Britain in the wake of the country's vote to leave the bloc, but has remained resilient elsewhere in Europe. King in talks with parties try to avoid 3rd election, 28 Jul 2016 09:44:02 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's king is meeting the leaders of the four main political parties in the hope one can form a government and avoid a third election for the country in less than a year, but the outlook is not good. military faces overhaul after failed coup, 28 Jul 2016 08:55:17 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Thursday chaired a top-level military meeting that is likely to lead to a major shake-up within the country's armed forces following a failed coup by renegade military officers. sees second quarter profit halved after emissions scandal, 28 Jul 2016 08:31:46 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says second-quarter profits fell by more than half compared with the same period last year, before the company was hit by the emissions cheating scandal. pins with images of ex-NKorean ruler found in South, 28 Jul 2016 08:47:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police found about 200 lapel pins bearing the image of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il strewn near the country's main international airport on Thursday, police officers said.'s depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeiro, 28 Jul 2016 09:37:09 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A depleted Russian team departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal. Latest: Authorities search refugee's room in Stuttgart, 28 Jul 2016 09:55:39 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local): Man found dead in car fire intentionally set blaze, 28 Jul 2016 09:58:30 GMTMECHANICSVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Hanover County Sheriff's Office says the man whose body was found in a burning car at a gas station in Virginia intentionally set the blaze. jobs help bring Spain's jobless rate down to 20 pct, 28 Jul 2016 07:41:54 GMTMADRID (AP) — Official figures show Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 20 percent in the second quarter from 20.9 percent in the previous three-month period, some positive news for acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as he searches for support to stay in office following the country's second inconclusive election last month. composer Einojuhani Rautavaara dead at age 87, 28 Jul 2016 09:40:04 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Finnish classical composer Einojuhani Rautavaara, widely considered a successor to Jean Sibelius, has died at the age of 87. NewsAlert, 28 Jul 2016 08:23:10 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Assad says he is offering amnesty to rebels who lay down arms, surrender over next 3 months. defense ministry sending experts to Geneva at request of U.S. Secretary of State to discuss Aleppo crisis., 28 Jul 2016 08:29:52 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian defense ministry sending experts to Geneva at request of U.S. Secretary of State to discuss Aleppo crisis.