FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:39:40 -08:00Thai Navy shows off technology to fight fishing abuseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6681599139464e73b69e8cffc0dce0abFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:43:23 GMTSAMUT SAKHON, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's navy on Friday showed off new technology to monitor fishing boats in a renewed effort to crack down on illegal fishing, forced labor and corruption in the seafood industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6681599139464e73b69e8cffc0dce0abFacing evacuation, West Bank settlers remain defianthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4656d6e95963494a88a94966ca1299a9Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:48:55 GMTAMONA, West Bank (AP) — Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance, they have built shelters, bathrooms and a large kitchen to host thousands of supporters they hope will join them in their struggle to stay put.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4656d6e95963494a88a94966ca1299a9Swiss extend freeze of Ben Ali, Mubarak, Yanukovych assetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdcc7be9166d40a983b9728a2473dc87Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:55:54 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Switzerland has decided to keep assets of the former presidents of Tunisia, Egypt and Ukraine and their associates frozen for another year, a move meant to support investigators' efforts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdcc7be9166d40a983b9728a2473dc87Bomb blasts kill 10 in northeast Nigeria; Boko Haram blamedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43dfbd9a0aba47d9b3329cd756674f40Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:54 GMTYOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Two explosions ripped through a bustling market in northeast Nigeria's Madagali town Friday morning, and a survivor says they killed at least 10 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43dfbd9a0aba47d9b3329cd756674f40Bloodied hog carcass dumped outside Oklahoma Islamic centerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd45acb6a2747eaaf474bd3112223b9Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:07:13 GMTLAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after the carcass of a wild hog was dumped in the parking lot of an Islamic center in Oklahoma.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd45acb6a2747eaaf474bd3112223b9Civilians stream out of crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eda044de5274066a70f53348b809f29Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:07:35 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of civilians streamed out of eastern Aleppo by foot on Friday as Syrian troops and allied forces waged a relentless campaign to drive rebels from their rapidly crumbling enclave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eda044de5274066a70f53348b809f29Trump praises Michigan GOP while weighing RNC chairman callhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/569c207d52974b46a99b8cd73e53fcfeFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:51:05 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump may have more than just his gratitude to offer in Michigan when he visits the state that capped his stunning presidential victory last month. Michigan Republican Party chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel is a leading contender for the Republican National Committee's chairmanship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/569c207d52974b46a99b8cd73e53fcfeBosnia to answer thousands of questions for EU candidacyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/388b052ae6994174afeb0dc50deebd5dFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:02:49 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — European Union Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn is delivering to Bosnian authorities thousands of questions about the country's economy, politics, judiciary and bureaucracy that need to be answered satisfactorily in order for the country to be granted EU candidate status next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/388b052ae6994174afeb0dc50deebd5dInvestigative journalist Phillip Knightley dies at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/787ec61ce65d4e17b92a378390b7b5deFri, 09 Dec 2016 13:22:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — Phillip Knightley, an investigative journalist who helped win compensation for victims of thalidomide, has died at the age of 87.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/787ec61ce65d4e17b92a378390b7b5deDoping report details 'institutional conspiracy' in Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79cdaa6dc1a549fabba99865d7d962d5Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:23:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging "institutional conspiracy" that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports, including evidence corroborating large-scale sample swapping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79cdaa6dc1a549fabba99865d7d962d5Judge to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b42679af2084549b71e465a1e2869d4Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:03:34 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge is set to consider halting Wisconsin's presidential recount.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b42679af2084549b71e465a1e2869d4Japan doubles cost estimate for Fukushima cleanuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/077cf68115414cd8885ca298ed4f6112Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:07:39 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The estimated cost of cleaning up Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has doubled to nearly 22 trillion yen ($190 billion), with decommissioning expenses expected to continue to increase, a government panel said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/077cf68115414cd8885ca298ed4f6112British police: 83 potential suspects in soccer abuse probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d131383b64ab477d953e0eff8484a266Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:50:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Police overseeing the sex abuse scandal in British soccer say 83 potential suspects have been identified and linked to 98 clubs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d131383b64ab477d953e0eff8484a266Alabama inmate coughs, heaves, during execution by injectionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fa9e7e09e95472eae7cc271ad819237Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:23:34 GMTATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Thirteen minutes into his execution by injection, an Alabama inmate heaved and coughed and appeared to move during tests meant to determine consciousness.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fa9e7e09e95472eae7cc271ad819237Syrian civilians leave crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0814a514162b46dcbd9d0f4e4519dd2eFri, 09 Dec 2016 13:08:03 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian civilians streamed out on foot from the eastern part of the city of Aleppo on Friday in the wake of the relentless campaign by government troops and their allies to drive rebels from their rapidly crumbling enclave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0814a514162b46dcbd9d0f4e4519dd2eOfficer slayings 'wreaked havoc' on rural Georgia communityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c10874cd1ec470ea64a2225cd57ae1aFri, 09 Dec 2016 11:53:23 GMTWhat started as a 911 call reporting a domestic disturbance erupted in violence as two responding officers were struck by deadly gunfire, leaving a rural Georgia community grieving and on edge as police hunted the attacker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c10874cd1ec470ea64a2225cd57ae1aHong Kong leader Leung won't seek another term, cites familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d0b57dd50fc4a0dbd420a81ef0e7ba5Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:53:10 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Beijing-backed leader, deeply unpopular because of his hard-line response to massive 2014 pro-democracy protests and an ensuing separatist movement, said Friday he won't seek another term in office, citing family reasons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d0b57dd50fc4a0dbd420a81ef0e7ba5The Latest: Investigation finds 'unprecedented' cheatinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97702ab1a0844139a014cff93f952e3cFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:15:46 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97702ab1a0844139a014cff93f952e3cCelebrate closer EU union? Not with all that divisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2dec66fce6c43a5902c646251d5ed80Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:12:19 GMTMAASTRICHT, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union's Commission chief has used the 25th anniversary of the summit that reinforced the goal of an ever-closer union to lambast some member states that refuse to apply common rules. He says the bloc needs to rethink a looser relation for those not fully committed to the common cause.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2dec66fce6c43a5902c646251d5ed80Ex-NHL player Stevens pleads guilty in drug conspiracyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb73eb308d1940b7a6f95cc6f238c532Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:53:15 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A two-time Stanley Cup champion hockey player from Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb73eb308d1940b7a6f95cc6f238c532Retired Indian air force chief held for Italian chopper dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cf3b19eca524319807c0f79f811b309Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:01:39 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India's main investigating agency says it has arrested a former air force chief for allegedly influencing a $750 million deal with AgustaWestland for the purchase of 12 luxury helicopters to ferry Indian VIPs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cf3b19eca524319807c0f79f811b309Tribes suing over pipeline willing to put claims on holdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ae48e1b56b946c8b33c40f582341037Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:29:35 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two Sioux tribes suing over the Dakota Access pipeline say they're willing to put their claims on hold while the Army considers whether to allow the pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ae48e1b56b946c8b33c40f582341037Suspect arrested over explosion at mosque in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a214fab7138d4325b0cfa4da41a014b3Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:37:54 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a man suspected of setting off homemade explosive devices outside a mosque and a conference center in Dresden in September, prosecutors said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a214fab7138d4325b0cfa4da41a014b3AP Photo Gallery: German Christmas markets draw crowdshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e3de3d1bcd9412cbe6c9726a6e063edFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:20:19 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and gingerbread: these are among the signature attractions of Germany's outdoor Christmas markets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e3de3d1bcd9412cbe6c9726a6e063edThe Latest: Activists say IS push killed 49 Syrian soldiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f0514157c8b434c8f806a61f5e97268Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:11:16 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f0514157c8b434c8f806a61f5e97268The Latest: Track officials retesting Russian sampleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be2c8d2f7cc4e29bbd4ea8103d45e53Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:38:44 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be2c8d2f7cc4e29bbd4ea8103d45e53Pope taps Allentown, Pa bishop for Rockville Centrehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eb2db6a7bd64e018d3edf3fee9ab9d6Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:36:08 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named a new bishop for Rockville Centre, New York, tapping the bishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania whose diocese is one of six undergoing a statewide grand jury investigation into clerical sex abuse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eb2db6a7bd64e018d3edf3fee9ab9d6Senior German politician Hildegard Hamm-Bruecher dies at 95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae552450209244c9ba3eabbd33a1ecffFri, 09 Dec 2016 13:23:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Hildegard Hamm-Bruecher, the "Grand Dame" of Germany's pro-business Free Democratic Party who made an unsuccessful bid for the country's presidency in 1994, has died, her party said Friday. She was 95.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae552450209244c9ba3eabbd33a1ecffGatlinburg, Smoky Mountains reopen after fatal wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d2b78420e2b42b585106ba3a229f7c7Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:42:47 GMTGATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the resort town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, have reopened to the public after wildfires that caused 14 deaths and damaged about 2,500 buildings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d2b78420e2b42b585106ba3a229f7c7NFL to play 4 regular-season games in London next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98c3f8fbe58c452aba816d674740cb95Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:17:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — The NFL will stage four regular-season games in London next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98c3f8fbe58c452aba816d674740cb95Authorities ID Ohio officer who fatally shot Emirati suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f3f39cfa80f448e9a372e74f82e7786Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:35:33 GMTHUDSON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio have released the identity of the Hudson police officer who fatally shot a United Arab Emirates citizen who police say fled after causing a crash on the Ohio Turnpike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f3f39cfa80f448e9a372e74f82e77862 blasts at market kill at least 10 in northeast Nigeria, survivor and police sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6750de4ae94246e4bac366f07ceb35d5Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:14:57 GMTYOLA, Nigeria (AP) — 2 blasts at market kill at least 10 in northeast Nigeria, survivor and police say .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6750de4ae94246e4bac366f07ceb35d5Spain: 400 migrants storm North African border fencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb50f897fc0649579e56700752e9ba41Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:56:23 GMTMADRID (AP) — Some 400 migrants from Africa stormed a border fence to enter Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco on Friday, the Spanish Interior Ministry said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb50f897fc0649579e56700752e9ba41Ghana president, facing possible upset, says respects resulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a32809acfef74aefabb9e954793754b0Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:10:37 GMTACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana's president says he will respect the election results as local media predict his challenger, opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo, has won on his third run for the office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a32809acfef74aefabb9e954793754b0Yikes! Paris battles rat infestationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b31e98f236f4a60975f2e2e3c10d0feFri, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:50 GMTPARIS (AP) — Both the rat and Nadine Mahe des Portes panicked when she inadvertently stepped on the rodent on her walk back from work through Paris.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b31e98f236f4a60975f2e2e3c10d0fe'Today' show's Savannah Guthrie gives birth to boyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41a19b05a9fe4d779e1860c0f6d3ad55Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:51:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — 'Today' show co-host Savannah Guthrie has given birth to her second child, a boy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41a19b05a9fe4d779e1860c0f6d3ad55Colombia president to collect Nobel without rebels in towhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fefb91c0af74f5398e19fc9ad49681fFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:42:15 GMTOSLO, Norway (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he has brought no members of the leftist FARC rebel group to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony because he doesn't want to "create problems" for the Norwegian government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fefb91c0af74f5398e19fc9ad49681fSri Lanka clears 19 citizens branded as traitors by Britishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c00956d9f44402998d4dff3bb2d749cFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:21:53 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president has revoked a nearly 200-year-old British colonial order, clearing the names of 19 citizens who were branded as traitors for rebelling against British rule, his office said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c00956d9f44402998d4dff3bb2d749cGlobal stocks extend European stimulus-inspired rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3602e741777e4112be77833d590cd7caFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:43:52 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Global stocks continued to rise Friday as investors remained buoyed by the European Central Bank's decision to extend its bond-buying economic stimulus program. South Korea's benchmark slipped as lawmakers voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye over a corruption scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3602e741777e4112be77833d590cd7caThe Latest: Ski federation to 'act decisively' after reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d74264c523040329e446a815dc8b2afFri, 09 Dec 2016 13:05:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d74264c523040329e446a815dc8b2afPopulist lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33bc46bfe8f84359bd6147f6d8e52fb3Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:31:04 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — Populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders was found guilty Friday of insulting and inciting discrimination against Moroccans, a conviction he immediately slammed as a "shameful" attack on free speech and an attempt to "neutralize" him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33bc46bfe8f84359bd6147f6d8e52fb3AP Photos: Christmas Marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/346038c58664430ea5e159823679b8d0Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:40:01 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and gingerbread: these are among the signature attractions of Germany's outdoor Christmas markets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/346038c58664430ea5e159823679b8d0In Denmark, Apple loses court case over refurbished phonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14ad18d34f943238cade7214815fd95Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:28:22 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court says Apple has violated a local consumer law by giving a refurbished iPhone with used components in replacement for a new one that wasn't working properly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14ad18d34f943238cade7214815fd95The Latest: Paralympic body says doping report 'astonishing'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f77fb7cd9c3040a3971c827bdf092f03Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:44:42 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f77fb7cd9c3040a3971c827bdf092f03S. Korean impeachment sales: Goodbye Park, hello free roomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce2f5adcdb65454688460652ac2a5c5fFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:31:50 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For many South Korean business owners, President Park Geun-hye's impeachment Friday was a moment to celebrate — with a sale.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce2f5adcdb65454688460652ac2a5c5fDefense Secretary Carter makes surprise visit to Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be51a19b2e62457f8dc8679d6b6d58beFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:18:29 GMTBAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday that the United States will stick with Afghanistan for years to come.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be51a19b2e62457f8dc8679d6b6d58bePolice release name of man who lunged at officers, was shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a8c7838881e47bc86f85ecf7642f323Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:44:55 GMTFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have released the name of a man they say stabbed a woman to death, then lunged at officers with a knife.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a8c7838881e47bc86f85ecf7642f323Chiefs come through to take control of division racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06116f889a5d482abce5fafbaa672e32Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:11:14 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Charcandrick West was playing for Joe McKnight. Tyreek Hill was playing for the fans chanting his name. The Chiefs defense was playing for its injured leader.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06116f889a5d482abce5fafbaa672e32Separate bombings kill 10 in Baghdadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dabd385554744e16a0f5578a1be47454Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:47:01 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say separate bombings in the capital have killed 10 people and wounded another 22.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dabd385554744e16a0f5578a1be47454Vienna Philharmonic to return Nazi loot to Jewish familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e567178e68c40c49a6a609070cc9a81Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:13:58 GMTVIENNA (AP) — A spokeswoman for the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra says the famed ensemble plans to return a valuable French Neo-Impressionist painting looted by the Nazis to relatives of its original Jewish owner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e567178e68c40c49a6a609070cc9a81