FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:49:11 -07:00State Police on scene of explosion at Camp Mindenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df9590f0064d4f1da682a3cfc901f65bThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:02:51 GMTLouisiana State Police say a hazardous materials unit was investigating an explosion Thursday in northwest Louisiana at the same site where a company was previously accused of abandoning 7,800 tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df9590f0064d4f1da682a3cfc901f65bPepsiCo's drinks, snacks boost sales in North Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0173bca0bbc44b5a83f79ca64f0fb36Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:22:35 GMTPURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo sold more of its beverages and Frito-Lay snacks in North America during the third quarter, helping it deliver a profit that beat Wall Street expectations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0173bca0bbc44b5a83f79ca64f0fb36Applications for US unemployment aid tick higher to 254,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dad4e5b13c5c4915ab152f4dedf78cb7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:47:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week but the number of applications remained low, the latest sign that layoffs are scarce.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dad4e5b13c5c4915ab152f4dedf78cb7Imam: Pulse shooter prayed at mosque 4 days before attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/750971c05b7a43c58efd3237405f0f60Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:37:14 GMTKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — An imam has released video footage of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen praying in a central Florida mosque four days before the attack that killed 49 people and injured 53 others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/750971c05b7a43c58efd3237405f0f60Slightly more people sought US unemployment aid last week, though layoffs remain lowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7b60c6073f843d1886f54eb3b670aa9Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:31:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly more people sought US unemployment aid last week, though layoffs remain low.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7b60c6073f843d1886f54eb3b670aa9Early votes: High interest buoys Clinton in key stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a3c91b9f287408c8df5f0eae14b4afcThu, 29 Sep 2016 12:52:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hillary Clinton the likely beneficiary, as early voting shows signs of surging nationwide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a3c91b9f287408c8df5f0eae14b4afcTrain crashes into New Jersey station; injuries unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e131786e53b45fa9739c536269a7f24Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:37:09 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A commuter train barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing serious damage. There is no word so far on any injuries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e131786e53b45fa9739c536269a7f24Italy's Berlusconi turns 80 amid reflections and greetingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4de312ceb2744e5886ea2a58ee7a17d4Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:32:33 GMTMILAN (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi has marked his 80th birthday quietly with his family, amid a flurry of greetings and reflections on the former Italian premier's political career that spanned more than two decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4de312ceb2744e5886ea2a58ee7a17d4No. 11 Tennessee, No. 25 Georgia meet in key SEC East gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59791e3155b34446a25facdeb7138a53Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:00:45 GMTHere are a few things to watch in Week 5 of the Southeastern Conference football season:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59791e3155b34446a25facdeb7138a53The Latest: Airstrikes destroy bakery in Syria's Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/167eaf58aace483ba226502417e70bd8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:36:42 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/167eaf58aace483ba226502417e70bd8UK's most senior police officer retiring Februaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/302b62da044e400fb6a38d3e8d0d09d0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:35:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's most senior police officer has announced he'll retire in February, seven months before his contract expires.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/302b62da044e400fb6a38d3e8d0d09d0NFL to hold January careers forum for women in Orlandohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aba9dc4fab146e1915262b3adec1212Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:40:27 GMTIn its efforts to get more women into administrative, coaching, officiating and scouting jobs, the NFL will offer a careers forum during Pro Bowl week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aba9dc4fab146e1915262b3adec1212Commissioner criticizes officers' appearance at galahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8607277422aa4a22b4a58117b2b9b7e4Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:49:01 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's police commissioner is criticizing an appearance at a conservative group's gala by three officers charged but not convicted in the death of a black man injured in a police van.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8607277422aa4a22b4a58117b2b9b7e4Study shows body cameras slash complaints against officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf7b04aae844dd8a216a018e5654651Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:40:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — A study of British and U.S. police by Cambridge University shows a 93 percent decrease in the number of complaints made against officers when they are using body cameras.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf7b04aae844dd8a216a018e5654651Israelis pay respects to Peres, Clinton arrives in Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/174c0341c3da4fe6ba9f8c4cd082770fThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:16:35 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton joined thousands of Israeli mourners Thursday who paid their respects to the late Shimon Peres outside Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, as the country somberly remembered the Nobel-winning politician who helped lead Israel during a remarkable seven-decade career.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/174c0341c3da4fe6ba9f8c4cd082770fExpert panel: Tokyo Olympics costs could top $30 billionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1582bb19f24ab38d290c0c4c31f000Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:55:32 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken and several key venues are relocated, an expert panel warned Thursday in the latest blow to Japanese organizers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1582bb19f24ab38d290c0c4c31f000Supreme Court to hear challenge over offensive trademarkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e43887f65224debbd470c27546f7b99Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:36:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear a First Amendment challenge over the government's refusal to register offensive trademarks in a case that could affect the Washington Redskins.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e43887f65224debbd470c27546f7b99Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d1a8fa0209343f1a4da11a6328da32aThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:30:03 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists, in an exchange that marks an escalation in tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d1a8fa0209343f1a4da11a6328da32aCommuter train hits New Jersey station; no word on injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca5c8fe00de345c1b525fdf4db9a41ddThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:33:10 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A commuter train crashed into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing serious damage. There is no word so far on any injuries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca5c8fe00de345c1b525fdf4db9a41ddPush is on to reunite CBS and Viacomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daada46eb9684e3aaff9bae1bdfe9b54Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:18:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A company that controls CBS and Viacom wants the two New York media companies to combine again, more than a decade after they went their separate ways.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daada46eb9684e3aaff9bae1bdfe9b54Newborn found alive in trash bin inside gas station restroomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afdb4b265fa042a383cb6598d35aace2Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:15:27 GMTNORTH BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a newborn baby has been found alive in a trash bin inside a gas station restroom in Pennsylvania.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afdb4b265fa042a383cb6598d35aace2Neighbors anxious after Florida sinkhole contaminates waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e230138df3734727bcd3c88d36b71d0aThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:14:02 GMTMULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Neighbors of a huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful and fuming that it took weeks for them to be notified about the disaster.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e230138df3734727bcd3c88d36b71d0aRaised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d26366ad893443bb42d2f4bf0c0d833Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:08:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d26366ad893443bb42d2f4bf0c0d8334 dead, 23 missing after boat sinks off southwest Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bfa324d17b04b99808ca93456717416Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:50:41 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says the coast guard has rescued four people and recovered four bodies after an inflatable raft carrying 31 foreign nationals sank off the southwestern resort town of Bodrum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bfa324d17b04b99808ca93456717416Commuter train crashes into rail station in New Jersey; number of injuries unclear, but images show heavy damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13a4d8dc2a9f44979250b4e279fc40bdThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:10:47 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Commuter train crashes into rail station in New Jersey; number of injuries unclear, but images show heavy damage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13a4d8dc2a9f44979250b4e279fc40bdEU takes Germany to court over road toll systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7e0723e5abe4f5295999e4e60949f48Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:02:12 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is taking Germany to court over its road-toll system for private vehicles, claiming that the scheme is discriminatory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7e0723e5abe4f5295999e4e60949f48Danes receive Panama Papers data to fight tax dodginghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a83398e06314e298394ecca7ea1f9abThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:26:09 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish tax authorities say they have received data leaked from a Panamanian law firm that helped customers open offshore companies to avoid paying taxes, adding they paid nearly six million kroner ($902,500) for it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a83398e06314e298394ecca7ea1f9abIdentical girl triplets born in Poland are doing wellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a8e8d8b842442fc826d1813fa86e763Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:20:29 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — A spokeswoman for a hospital in southwestern Poland says extremely rare identical girl triplets were born earlier this month through a cesarean section and are doing well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a8e8d8b842442fc826d1813fa86e763Myanmar leader Suu Kyi returns to capital after illnesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8af4a0bb1f6418dbd16ff36227f0683Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:39:29 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi returned to the country's capital Thursday after a brief bout of illness following her visit to the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8af4a0bb1f6418dbd16ff36227f0683The Latest: Suspect in killings of 4 women pleads not guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e324b5f89dd4f5e9cec30a15945d727Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:23:25 GMTASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio suspect in killings of at least four women (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e324b5f89dd4f5e9cec30a15945d727The Latest: Pollution from fertilizer plant found in waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ce6bf16daac4e3882d8c97d2d337b9aThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:09:01 GMTMULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the sinkhole at a fertilizer plant that has contaminated Florida's main drinking water aquifer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ce6bf16daac4e3882d8c97d2d337b9aBerlin store manager allegedly beats shoplifter to deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90db647290474961a1945e637e7eb2fcThu, 29 Sep 2016 12:48:43 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say a 29-year-old supermarket manager is under arrest on charges he beat an alleged shoplifter so badly that he died of his injuries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90db647290474961a1945e637e7eb2fcCambodian agrees to raise minimum wage for garment workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a62da036d4f649fabca770c9b864e3c1Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:36:27 GMTPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Cambodian government has agreed to raise the minimum wage for clothing and footwear workers, a move that could help placate workers in the country's biggest export industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a62da036d4f649fabca770c9b864e3c1Obama saw override coming, but still it stunghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54e6674911624e8798a638ce25c0ff2eThu, 29 Sep 2016 12:40:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House saw it coming, but still it stung.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54e6674911624e8798a638ce25c0ff2eThe Latest: Deputies return to school students, teacher shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d32f05887e546eca594a89dcce8b29dThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:19:37 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in a teenager is accused of killing his father and then wounding two students and a teacher at a nearby elementary school (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d32f05887e546eca594a89dcce8b29dLead lawyer in troubled UK child sex inquiry suspendedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0272d10030fb4820aac51bc28dfa6d83Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:33:17 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's long-running official inquiry into child sex abuse has suffered another setback with the suspension of its lead lawyer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0272d10030fb4820aac51bc28dfa6d83Canadian-Iranian professor held in Iran returns to Canadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5271f496cfd46958d909e22461523bfThu, 29 Sep 2016 12:46:26 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A Canadian-Iranian retired professor who was released from an Iranian prison this week has returned to Canadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5271f496cfd46958d909e22461523bfThe Latest: Israel President Shimon Peres' corneas donatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71734218c6ec4df593eb0de0805a1f9fThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:35:08 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71734218c6ec4df593eb0de0805a1f9fUS economy grew at 1.4 percent rate in springhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04125ea5cfc44e2d9527c4895a893954Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:07:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the spring than previously reported, aided by new-found strength in business construction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04125ea5cfc44e2d9527c4895a893954Former Australian government minister visits Iraq front linehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/683e086e2e004be1b94d7c2a1948b763Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:46:11 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian government minister drew criticism from the foreign minister on Thursday for visiting the Iraqi front line in a battle between the Islamic State movement and Kurdish Peshmerga.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/683e086e2e004be1b94d7c2a1948b763The Latest: Russian military slams US comments on Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe44e5f8d2784d708a49f5a75da8e719Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:24:07 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe44e5f8d2784d708a49f5a75da8e719Philippines' President Duterte to scrap war games with UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33bb6ef714914c68af5d0bd5286b1b65Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:19:46 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said joint military exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the last such drills, although his foreign secretary quickly said the decision was not final.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33bb6ef714914c68af5d0bd5286b1b65World's first 4-seater fuel-cell plane takes off in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3830302f3fd846598ebabf0220b65a30Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:32:48 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Aircraft engineers in Germany have successfully tested the world's first four-seater plane that uses emission-free hybrid fuel cells to fly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3830302f3fd846598ebabf0220b65a30Sisters found dead in villa on African islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5abeec1f02184ac0855da39b82c99c92Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:29:45 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man says his family has been given little information on how his two sisters died while vacationing on a tropical African island.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5abeec1f02184ac0855da39b82c99c92Ex-Houston transit officer charged with assault in beatinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e380f20fb21c461f86442de59217aa3aThu, 29 Sep 2016 12:51:38 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A Houston transit police officer who resigned after surveillance video showed him using a baton to hit a man 15 times has been charged with assault.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e380f20fb21c461f86442de59217aa3aWorld figures to attend funeral of Israel's Shimon Pereshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12556f500c814b51963a028629cb2dc6Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:07:05 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The following world figures have confirmed attendance at Shimon Peres' funeral in Jerusalem on Friday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12556f500c814b51963a028629cb2dc6US imposes sanctions on 2 Congolese security officialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f71f28c11d74a8fb3ca802ff520f039Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:34:23 GMTKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — U.S. authorities are placing sanctions on two high-ranking Congolese officials who are considered to be close to President Joseph Kabila.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f71f28c11d74a8fb3ca802ff520f039South African leader urges end to violent campus protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96fd3c3957c44397b53446ce8703567cThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:37:27 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president says he is "seriously disturbed" by violent protests at some universities and is calling for calm on campuses nationwide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96fd3c3957c44397b53446ce8703567cPope visits Georgia, Azerbaijan with peace messagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10bd22ec2eba49c4a9d6822a0afd9452Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:32:31 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is wrapping up a Caucasus pilgrimage that began in June in Armenia and ends this weekend with a visit to two other countries with tiny Catholic communities: the Orthodox Christian bastion of Georgia and the largely Shiite Muslim nation of Azerbaijan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10bd22ec2eba49c4a9d6822a0afd9452Man charged in bicyclist's death arrested again for DUIhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d46f58688b854ef5913301e3022cb27aThu, 29 Sep 2016 13:34:12 GMTHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A man charged with driving under the influence in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist on South Carolina's Hilton Head Island last month has again been arrested for DUI.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d46f58688b854ef5913301e3022cb27a