FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:22:26 -07:00Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef20f1581e634a1f9d2c54378fb4eec6Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:09:59 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef20f1581e634a1f9d2c54378fb4eec6Police probe Cornell brawl that left Ithaca student deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcb4846e729d4e76bfb3eeaff80132d6Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:18:27 GMTITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Police investigating a brawl on the campus of Cornell University that left an Ithaca College student dead and another Ithaca student injured are asking witnesses with cellphone video of the fight to come forward.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcb4846e729d4e76bfb3eeaff80132d6The Latest: Rousseff appears at Brazil impeachment trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc49ee856661453b84db28f746627000Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:11:31 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc49ee856661453b84db28f746627000Beyonce dominates an Olympic-sized VMA awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/691f33f3811943418699930676015d1aMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:02:26 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards show was all about performances that got the sweat dripping, the muscles ripping and the adrenaline pumping. Here are the top moments from Sunday's show:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/691f33f3811943418699930676015d1aBrazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff appears at impeachment trial, says unjustly accusedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bd6f4fc5ff940fa9d0b3acb0e10c704Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:10:22 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff appears at impeachment trial, says unjustly accused.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bd6f4fc5ff940fa9d0b3acb0e10c704UN expert decries Iran executions of 12 linked to drug crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23d140576e8d4323ab7d6ef3f33a0059Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:16:27 GMTGENEVA (AP) — A U.N. expert focusing on Iran has condemned the execution of 12 people there over the weekend on drug-related charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23d140576e8d4323ab7d6ef3f33a0059Packing plant evacuated, 7 treated after chemicals interacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0fbb02270704fe391022be1f6d60d77Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:43:01 GMTTAR HEEL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say seven workers were treated at a hospital for minor injuries and several nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution after cleaning chemicals interacted at a meat packing plant in the community of Tar Heel south of Fayetteville.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0fbb02270704fe391022be1f6d60d77The Latest: Romania to repatriate 7 bodies of quake victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d10a39a0dcd4741bf994752ae5d168cMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:34:50 GMTROME (AP) — The Latest on Italy's devastating earthquake (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d10a39a0dcd4741bf994752ae5d168cWatchdog calls out India for failing to protect journalistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd1a5759d7ac40f1b066ce514ff20c8cMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:27:31 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India is failing to help and protect journalists who are facing violent threats or attacks for their work, an international watchdog agency said Monday, noting a pattern of resistance in investigating crimes targeting reporters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd1a5759d7ac40f1b066ce514ff20c8cBeyonce proves she's in a lane of her own at MTV VMAshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1ce8976e0c41949c87fb0a93ab3c39Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:49:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1ce8976e0c41949c87fb0a93ab3c39First family goes hiking in national park in Virginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0c5474a40174c228d21090e15919e60Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:17:15 GMTTRIANGLE, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family are hiking at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia. Their visit Sunday comes as the National Park Service's celebrates its centennial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0c5474a40174c228d21090e15919e60Cate Blanchett and Josh Groban lead Broadway's fall seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6b8c409a6e24e4bb8f3b0baca26fefaMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:17:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "Cats" is back on Broadway, purring along. "Hamilton" tickets are still hard to get. What else is new this fall? Some big celebrities are coming, including Cate Blanchett, Diane Lane, Janet McTeer, Josh Groban and Liev Schreiber. Some old writers are also showing up, like Anton Chekhov and Leo Tolstoy. Here's a look at some highlights of the first half of the 2016-17 Broadway season:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6b8c409a6e24e4bb8f3b0baca26fefaHearing scheduled for brother accused of impersonating twinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ef10b3492cd4b8e95735d254577cf09Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:07:20 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The brother of Pennsylvania twins whom welfare caseworkers haven't been able to locate for 10 years is scheduled for a preliminary hearing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ef10b3492cd4b8e95735d254577cf09Kerry Washington: 'Two pregnancies have been very different'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/580fa9ada57747d6b34b6ddb1f15a16fMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:03:40 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes didn't know that star Kerry Washington had another baby on the way when a less-is-more plan was put in place for season six of the political thriller.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/580fa9ada57747d6b34b6ddb1f15a16f3 Canadians charged in Sydney in $23 million cocaine casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5941f7e94954437b0a317c5ea2bd22aMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:01:44 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Three Canadian cruise ship passengers were charged with drug smuggling Monday after Sydney police allegedly found 95 kilograms (209 pounds) of cocaine in their cabin luggage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5941f7e94954437b0a317c5ea2bd22aUS consumer spending posts slower growth in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b500a352146475eaf0e4e825c100f05Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:02:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers boosted spending at a slower pace in July, while their incomes accelerated slightly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b500a352146475eaf0e4e825c100f05Brazil's Rousseff faces senators, says accusations meritlesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17c29aeb41584895bb84b62d8cbdce29Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:16:56 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Fighting to save her job, suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge the country if she is removed from office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17c29aeb41584895bb84b62d8cbdce29Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7b6bf8e0a014dde9fd4908c044ddf3dMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:45:09 GMTSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress — specifically when it comes to race relations in the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7b6bf8e0a014dde9fd4908c044ddf3dMarkets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29dcb59c6cd348a29e818d5e50863ee8Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:44:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29dcb59c6cd348a29e818d5e50863ee8Fitbit motivational feature to take users on virtual hikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e14081df5454cf7874e6bddf1ad23e9Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:41:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Fitbit wants to help you exercise more by making you think you're hiking famous trails instead of your neighborhood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e14081df5454cf7874e6bddf1ad23e9Ukrainian police help evacuate Roma residents from villagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/260fbc6d54ef4ec78e4659ee11c67cedMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:31:36 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian police have evacuated a small group of Roma residents from a southern town after villagers ransacked their homes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/260fbc6d54ef4ec78e4659ee11c67cedThe Latest: LAX back to normal after false report of gunmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9582a3db70574cf0b35f5d25872680c7Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:14:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on false reports of a shooter that led to evacuations at Los Angeles airport (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9582a3db70574cf0b35f5d25872680c7Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a536c86e96b341d79139feef6519a2a6Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:46:51 GMTVIENNA (AP) — An Austrian museum team has recovered two giant tusks and other remnants of what experts say are apparently the remains of a rare mammoth breed, after construction crews unearthed them while working on an Austrian freeway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a536c86e96b341d79139feef6519a2a6Former Patriots lineman, dentist, Bill Lenkaitis dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92f054316a0b4edfb19612325dcd0fd2Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:16:22 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots offensive lineman and team dentist Bill Lenkaitis has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92f054316a0b4edfb19612325dcd0fd2EU, Germany play down reports of US trade talk failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4620e352969410d8016106edfa211c8Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:02:12 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Both the European Union's lead negotiator in trade talks with the United States and the spokesman for Germany's chancellor on Monday downplayed assertions that negotiations on the proposed landmark pact have collapsed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4620e352969410d8016106edfa211c8The Latest: Italy relents, will hold funeral in quake townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd10478f7e814b6abc46a211c51e61d4Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:04:51 GMTROME (AP) — The Latest on Italy's devastating earthquake (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd10478f7e814b6abc46a211c51e61d4IS suicide attack in Yemen kills 54 government fightershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e8f09c395314e1fa824440f2ebc4e4fMon, 29 Aug 2016 14:07:11 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 54 pro-government recruits, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e8f09c395314e1fa824440f2ebc4e4fPokemon, just go: France doesn't want creatures in schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe73abd09d9c46bc9e2513e45608b24cMon, 29 Aug 2016 14:12:30 GMTPARIS (AP) — Attention, legendary Pokemon creatures: You may soon be expelled from the schools of France.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe73abd09d9c46bc9e2513e45608b24cThe Latest: Red Cross brings aid to inaccessible Syria areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3581e2098edc491cbd12a5bc00fc83feMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:56:59 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3581e2098edc491cbd12a5bc00fc83feNATO: Russia increasingly staging snap military drillshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cedac8d702e34d00b156d2393c4253efMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:57:54 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Russia is increasingly conducting unannounced military exercises, straining its relationship with NATO, the alliance's No. 2 official said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cedac8d702e34d00b156d2393c4253efProbe opens into French restaurateur's anti-Muslim tiradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c967eea18685420a9f23becb653042b2Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:52:18 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French prosecutor has opened an investigation into suspected racial discrimination after two Muslim women said they were ordered out of a restaurant amid tension over France's burkinis controversy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c967eea18685420a9f23becb653042b2East Timor, Australia open talks on maritime border disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5821038671944b386915de1ae703e91Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:09:04 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — East Timor and Australia opened conciliation talks Monday in their bitter legal battle to set a permanent maritime boundary that will carve up billions of dollars in oil and gas reserves underneath the seabed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5821038671944b386915de1ae703e91Trump plans major ad buy after weeks of being outspenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8ec9da36c440068c32f9922029f0d2Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:39:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign is making its biggest ad buy to date, with plans to spend upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week or so.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8ec9da36c440068c32f9922029f0d2AP Interview: Tokyo leader vows Olympics, policy leadershiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbfca1a60a704d2c87b5851626876781Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:53:18 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Tokyo's first female governor said Monday she will use her platform to host a cost-efficient and environmentally friendly 2020 Olympics and push a women's rights agenda that she hopes will be a model for Japan's central government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbfca1a60a704d2c87b5851626876781Poland: Germany wrong to criticize anti-migrant EU partnershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebdf0ac1320e435eab3df3204a101922Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:17:44 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland says German Chancellor Angela Merkel is wrong to criticize European Union partners who are refusing to give refugee protection to Muslims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebdf0ac1320e435eab3df3204a101922Attackers set fire to Belgian crime lab, sparking bomb scarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f103c36eaf14298b11752fd1ed66626Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:06:50 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Attackers rammed a car through the gates of Belgium's crime institute early Monday and set fire to a lab containing crime scene samples, apparently in an effort to destroy evidence, Brussels prosecutors said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f103c36eaf14298b11752fd1ed66626Lawyer's at center of race, gun debate on 2 Charleston caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/512caac68c43424fafc9c0cfffc7881dMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:58:46 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Andy Savage keeps in his law office a sealed plastic bag with the blood-splattered clothes that Felicia Sanders wore sheltering her granddaughter from a fusillade of bullets that killed nine black parishioners at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/512caac68c43424fafc9c0cfffc7881dMylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e0e39691d343db9d4ac668f6dc034cMon, 29 Aug 2016 12:53:33 GMTMylan will start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after absorbing waves of criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy treatment that has grown to $608 for a two-pack, making it unaffordable for many patients without insurance or with high-deductible coverage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e0e39691d343db9d4ac668f6dc034cBeyonce and Rihanna most tweeted topics during MTV VMAshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc296a25efac44ddac667a178ec3dc18Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:08:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce and Rihanna earned more than awards during Sunday night's MTV Music Video Awards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc296a25efac44ddac667a178ec3dc18After a set off Serena, McHale aims for US Open successhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b56d5aa013745d990acd5b97840dbe8Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:17:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Since Christina McHale won a first-set tiebreaker against her idol Serena Williams at Wimbledon last month, she's played three tournaments and World Team Tennis to prepare for the U.S. Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b56d5aa013745d990acd5b97840dbe8Duterte to raise sea feud ruling against Chinese wisheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b1aee2062e54e5abdc12fd60161d815Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:22:53 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China's ambassador Monday that he will not immediately press Beijing to comply with an international tribunal's ruling that invalidated Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea, but would do so in the future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b1aee2062e54e5abdc12fd60161d815In drought, drones help California farmers save every drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94be1818a0494b5bb753f86492da9b8eMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:58:01 GMTLOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — A drone whirred to life in a cloud of dust, then shot hundreds of feet skyward for a bird's-eye view of a vast tomato field in California's Central Valley, the nation's most productive farming region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94be1818a0494b5bb753f86492da9b8eSheriff: Intruder smashes through window, attacks residentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7034ab1571ab4215b8f3a35a5d84017aMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:53:01 GMTSTUART, Fla. (AP) — A 19-year-old man is accused of smashing through the front window of a Florida home and attacking a woman and her son early Sunday morning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7034ab1571ab4215b8f3a35a5d84017aWade's cousin's death part of uptick in Chicago gun violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e005f4224d224af6b83c54792e1cd459Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:11:21 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The fatal shooting of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin in Chicago is part of a sharp uptick in gun violence in the nation's third-largest city this year. Among the other innocent people caught in crossfire have been young children playing outside and a father paying bills at his kitchen table.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e005f4224d224af6b83c54792e1cd459The Latest: Syrian Kurdish forces to give up some groundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56df928d3e7946bba94d706080b67838Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:49:07 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56df928d3e7946bba94d706080b67838Permanent cease-fire taking effect in Colombia under accordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21499bfdb5bb4dfb9386fdf87e08f8b3Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:53:55 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A permanent cease-fire took effect in Colombia on Monday, a major step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21499bfdb5bb4dfb9386fdf87e08f8b3Behemoth bike: German eyes world record for heavy pedalinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d141b9c8218e4c14a23bf2f2c7e32c36Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:09:58 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms (2,072 pounds) that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d141b9c8218e4c14a23bf2f2c7e32c36Philippine president says no genocide in his bloody drug warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34dca9a15dc542b89a4d04056862729aMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:14:44 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte defended his bloody anti-drug campaign on Monday, saying the nearly 1,800 deaths in two months didn't compare with brutality in Syria or atrocities committed by Islamic State group extremists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34dca9a15dc542b89a4d04056862729aFormer Iraqi soldier charged with war crimes by Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a497b3964e6648d284ffe22e17fe63ecMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:45:14 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have charged a former Iraqi soldier with war crimes on allegations he posed for a photo holding the severed heads of two Islamic State fighters killed in combat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a497b3964e6648d284ffe22e17fe63ecFacebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dbd8f25f97e4c6092f92d1ac5aa492eMon, 29 Aug 2016 13:28:25 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer's Facebook page.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dbd8f25f97e4c6092f92d1ac5aa492e