FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:52:44 -07:00EU, Vietnam agree deal for free trade pacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb2cd862cdf849dbb5ae0f208534ce38Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:00:11 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Vietnam clinched on Tuesday an agreement in principle on a new free trade deal that would see the lifting of most tariffs on goods.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb2cd862cdf849dbb5ae0f208534ce38Police: Fake officer tried to pull over off-duty Ohio cophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0511c6df4484e8183ed0cf397f30387Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:14:35 GMTNORTH KINGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say a man pretending to be a police officer was caught and charged because the driver targeted by his bogus traffic stop was a real officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0511c6df4484e8183ed0cf397f30387US stocks open mostly higher; Coach gains on resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a43231824e614493a930a560476089d5Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:38:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in early trading as investors focus on the latest earnings and deal news.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a43231824e614493a930a560476089d5Wounded Burundi activist remains in hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff5d4e1059641d28c96cc3bc41e1035Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:11:25 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A civic leader says a prominent Burundian rights activist who was shot and wounded Monday night remains hospitalized with a bullet lodged in his neck.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff5d4e1059641d28c96cc3bc41e1035In Egypt, disaffected youth increasingly drawn to extremismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54db62d7a0aa4151bdaacf894e289718Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:51:56 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54db62d7a0aa4151bdaacf894e289718France seizes $27M Picasso masterpiece smuggled from Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0453224072734be88a0c37d6475928c5Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:00:51 GMTPARIS (AP) — French custom officials in the island of Corsica have seized a 24 million-euro ($27.4 million) masterpiece by Pablo Picasso that was banned from leaving Spain where it is considered a national treasure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0453224072734be88a0c37d6475928c5'Real Housewives' star Kim Richards accused of shopliftinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95466ed6f6f847d48ad482e6c8f59712Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:16:08 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" cast member Kim Richards is out on bail after she was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting in Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95466ed6f6f847d48ad482e6c8f59712AP Interview: Qatar's FM urges 'serious dialogue' with Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33632f12e90648479d2ed5535975a1a7Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:02:55 GMTDOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar's top diplomat on Tuesday called for a "serious dialogue" with Iran in the wake of its nuclear deal with world powers, even as he blasted Tehran for continuing to support Syria's embattled government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33632f12e90648479d2ed5535975a1a7China group to salvage South Korea's sunken ferryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/976e2630080c4abfbb13b0b707c25b44Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:50:44 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea agreed to an 85.1 billion won ($73 million) deal with a Chinese-led consortium to salvage a ferry that sunk last year, killing more than 300 people. The formal contract could be signed as early as Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/976e2630080c4abfbb13b0b707c25b44Greece: Prospect of new election grows, markets hithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c810b4f389d74f17a9575e4edbd8ecadTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:59:10 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-wing government conceded Tuesday that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election, while markets fell again under the weight of plummeting bank shares.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c810b4f389d74f17a9575e4edbd8ecadAmerican Airlines will no longer transport big game trophieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae58d6892b34b1da373fda2b4a3ef1eTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:46:53 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines has said that it will no longer transport big game trophies, the latest carrier to announce such a policy since a popular lion named Cecil was killed by a recreational hunter in Zimbabwe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae58d6892b34b1da373fda2b4a3ef1eMyanmar floods move downriver, risking more populated areashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d93db027d304cf6a3ccb022a3a20a56Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:24:36 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Waters from badly flooded central and northern Myanmar were flowing down rivers to more populated areas, risking new devastation, relief officials warned Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d93db027d304cf6a3ccb022a3a20a56Swiss customs seize 578 pounds of ivory en route to Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1218be14f067435d84d98175c5b71669Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:39:53 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Customs officials at Zurich airport have seized 262 kilograms (578 pounds) of ivory that three Chinese men had dispatched from Tanzania, contraband that may have come from up to 50 elephants, Swiss authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1218be14f067435d84d98175c5b71669German prosecutor accuses gov't of meddling in treason probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c08ee0f2ec4bf29402a045bcf35bccTue, 04 Aug 2015 13:01:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's chief federal prosecutor is accusing the government of interfering in a much-criticized treason investigation against two journalists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c08ee0f2ec4bf29402a045bcf35bccAfghan Taliban deny 'propaganda' about succession crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/684e602465384cd0b0e4dde387951981Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:29:40 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Taliban on Tuesday urged followers to disregard "enemy propaganda" about internal fractures in their movement following the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and to unite behind his chosen successor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/684e602465384cd0b0e4dde387951981Remembering, and saving, A-bomb's legacy at Hiroshima domehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33e470401e074357836b5e6f0e6fa447Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:07:04 GMTHIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other reminders of the city that was here seven decades ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33e470401e074357836b5e6f0e6fa447Freddie Mac posts $4.2B profit in 2Q; paying $3.9B dividendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dc2cd8ee4d0460586d0221a44154642Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:21:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported net income of $4.2 billion for the second quarter, up sharply from the same period of 2014, as it increased its purchases of home loans and sold off greater volumes of riskier mortgages.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dc2cd8ee4d0460586d0221a44154642US legislator: Nigeria's military needs training, not armshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b2d8e03693449708b2721f8c75d692eTue, 04 Aug 2015 13:28:55 GMTABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The United States is ready to provide military training to help Nigeria's battle against Islamic extremists, the leader of a U.S. Congressional delegation said here.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b2d8e03693449708b2721f8c75d692eAetna tops 2Q profit forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8810e0b984a4e138469118b27cd3e33Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:49:52 GMTAetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion acquisition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8810e0b984a4e138469118b27cd3e33Hollywood takes on troubled minds with summer slate of filmshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30d0bc5a55b442ce8bd932e32d6c2d0aTue, 04 Aug 2015 13:33:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may have seemed plausible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30d0bc5a55b442ce8bd932e32d6c2d0aOfficial: Iran to partially allow BBC to report for a weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a77b98e8d9d14800b2ba14b25a917d85Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:06:01 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian government official said Tuesday the Islamic Republic will allow some BBC journalists to report there for a week's time, loosening restrictions on a news organization often vilified in local media amid signs of warming diplomatic ties to Britain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a77b98e8d9d14800b2ba14b25a917d85Old locomotive removed from NY station 2 weeks after crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45cc4bbecb1b458f8784a871d92a844bTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:48:42 GMTUTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Crews have removed an old steam locomotive from the central New York train station where the engine was rammed through a wall by a runaway rail car two weeks ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45cc4bbecb1b458f8784a871d92a844bConcern over lion hunting rises in South Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/370e274e0eb04cab868f67eacfb53a87Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:31:43 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Debate is intensifying in South Africa over the practice of hunting captive-bred lions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/370e274e0eb04cab868f67eacfb53a87US airlines ban shipment of hunting 'trophies'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0cd84bd1cd94cf6b69533f871881946Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:43:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many — if any — they have been carrying in recent years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0cd84bd1cd94cf6b69533f87188194610 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14a4c7318a0432691791881746d9fccTue, 04 Aug 2015 13:10:20 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14a4c7318a0432691791881746d9fccNorwegian cruise ship coming to Port Canaveralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64518c1d551849228eb0b9b6f15ac5daTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:41:29 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line's largest ship is going to call central Florida home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64518c1d551849228eb0b9b6f15ac5daAccused church shooter wants to know framework of govt casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b40fb54fbe4d80b2737a8ea073971aTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:54:29 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine black people at a South Carolina church wants to know how the federal government plans to lay out any evidence against him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b40fb54fbe4d80b2737a8ea073971aGermany: 43 injured in fire at former air-raid shelterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a8dde56900944518bd6a02ee759ba29Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:13:12 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A fire and a subsequent explosion at a former air-raid shelter in the northern German city of Hamburg where plant oils were being stored left 43 people injured on Tuesday, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a8dde56900944518bd6a02ee759ba29Kellogg's US breakfast business shrinks againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32b2436bb3cc48fc8b4d0db94da8123cTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:38:36 GMTBATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Kellogg says its U.S. cereal division saw another decline in quarterly sales but that trends in the category were improving.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32b2436bb3cc48fc8b4d0db94da8123c1st gay couple married at West Point are attacked in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea155d8f5c24449e9fb0f8d9a0db8413Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:13:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is investigating a bias attack on two men who were the first gay couple to be married at West Point.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea155d8f5c24449e9fb0f8d9a0db8413Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national libraryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ae09bdfed834d22aef3dbc73a097e86Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:30:41 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ae09bdfed834d22aef3dbc73a097e86Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b7fd5324b7349af8029b38ad1788ab6Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:52:40 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake and then spilled onto the streets outside early Tuesday left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. It wasn't clear if Drake was present during the shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b7fd5324b7349af8029b38ad1788ab6CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fixhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efdd00a4e8ad48d7b9c7b533255b3bf2Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:16:53 GMTPricey specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efdd00a4e8ad48d7b9c7b533255b3bf2Tween series 'Project Mc2' puts smart girls in the spotlighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add4ec6bcaba4b19badb63897d236d9cTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:47:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Yes, it's true. Women do run the world," the head of a females-only spy agency tells four schoolgirl recruits in "Project Mc2," Netflix's new series for tweens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add4ec6bcaba4b19badb63897d236d9cMilitants in Egypt shell house in Sinai, killing family of 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f0c66bec8f9424c8f6f4998f32b0558Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:46:01 GMTCAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Militants in Egypt's restive northern Sinai shelled a house near a security checkpoint early on Tuesday, killing an entire family of five members inside it and wounding nine of their neighbors, Egyptian security officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f0c66bec8f9424c8f6f4998f32b0558APNewsBreak: North Korean ship pursued for seizure in casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/523bec9aaba8489f833ee797f71558a1Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:33:51 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group thinks it has found a way, starting with a North Korean ship that's been held, against Pyongyang's wishes, in a Mexican port for the past year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/523bec9aaba8489f833ee797f71558a1Kidnapped toddler found safe after landlord sees CNN reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/039e5a85e66a4792841f470516d23f4aTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:29:47 GMTPALATKA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old girl reported kidnapped more than a year ago in South Florida has been found with her mother about 280 miles away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/039e5a85e66a4792841f470516d23f4aChechnya opens its first beach for womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a94fe17290c64e9cb051de836580b8baTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:58:56 GMTGROZNY, Russia (AP) — Authorities in Chechnya have opened the first women-only beach in the mostly Muslim region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a94fe17290c64e9cb051de836580b8baA family, wooed by down-covered beds, converts to 'glamping'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49094f4e10f44945866a58a731279f81Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:03:17 GMTWEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. (AP) — I planned our trip to Yellowstone National Park last-minute, and my family was divided over whether we should camp or stay in a hotel or cabin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49094f4e10f44945866a58a731279f81Shire offers to buy Baxter drug spinoff for $30 billionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01357ea8ae814e34b43809ea533be722Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:31:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Irish drugmaker Shire PLC Is offering to buy Baxalta Inc. for about $30 billion in stock in a move to solidify its position in rare disease treatments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01357ea8ae814e34b43809ea533be722The Latest: Woman's family in Texas police cell death to suehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bad0fc5fcac94efba95a98fa5a8d7a0dTue, 04 Aug 2015 13:25:12 GMTDALLAS (AP) — The latest on the death of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail cell last month (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bad0fc5fcac94efba95a98fa5a8d7a0dUS legislator: Nigerian military needs training, not armshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b16182608cf4cd38ce0d3f5ac57b956Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:43:20 GMTABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of a U.S. Congressional delegation says the United States is ready to provide training to Nigeria to aid its battle against Islamic extremists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b16182608cf4cd38ce0d3f5ac57b956Suspect in Memphis officer's death says he's no cowardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5337f9ea09364ffc9fcdbc7d6742e26eTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:09:26 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5337f9ea09364ffc9fcdbc7d6742e26eGay Catholic school teacher shut out at archdiocese officeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c6519415c2b41bd82156e001eb5e98eTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:54:35 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The suburban Philadelphia Catholic school teacher fired over her same-sex marriage was shut out after attempting to bring a box of petitions asking for her reinstatement to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c6519415c2b41bd82156e001eb5e98eParatroopers compete in military games in Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb0214792caa46cd892797fe4a128bdcTue, 04 Aug 2015 13:06:19 GMTRYAZAN, Russia (AP) — Paratroopers from Russia, China and several other nations have shown their skills at military competitions in western Russia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb0214792caa46cd892797fe4a128bdcDelta, American banning shipment of hunting 'trophies'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/130178b2933e40d18eb26ae49d4c8f7fTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:49:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/130178b2933e40d18eb26ae49d4c8f7fCalais, hit by migrant woes, a city everyone wants to leavehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f9bb0dfed474383b3383acf239a11b1Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:43:15 GMTCALAIS, France (AP) — The truck drivers who pass through don't like it. Neither do the millions of tourists who turn up each year. And the migrants who flock here have only one thing on their mind: leaving.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f9bb0dfed474383b3383acf239a11b1AP PHOTOS: Photographer gives Tour de France fans a facehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d395ee8d562a4ad1a440954fb6603a21Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:58:14 GMTPARIS (AP) — Associated Press photographer Laurent Cipriani has been covering the Tour de France since 2011, taking hundreds of pictures to tell the story of cycling's biggest race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d395ee8d562a4ad1a440954fb6603a21Russia bids for vast Arctic territories at UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a153a3b6da6341e4a36edeba87d83ca5Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:10:17 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a153a3b6da6341e4a36edeba87d83ca5Serenity Now: A calm perch above Jerusalem's hectic Old Cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9cdcd3f7f67417ca1845884d8180897Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:42:57 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — In one of the most contentious tracts of real estate on the planet, serenity is not that easy to find.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9cdcd3f7f67417ca1845884d8180897