FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 07 Oct 2015 03:07:18 -07:00Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar win Nobel Prize in chemistry, 07 Oct 2015 09:50:54 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar win Nobel Prize in chemistry. McDavid, others wore "The Next One" label, 07 Oct 2015 07:40:49 GMTWayne Gretzky was "The Great One" and Mario Lemieux was "The Magnificent One." experts warn plutonium stocks could soar in East Asia, 07 Oct 2015 08:35:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Experts warn that Northeast Asia could see a dangerous growth in stocks of weapons-usable plutonium — and U.S. lawmakers say Obama administration policies could be making matters worse. sets record with 3.8 million visits this year, 07 Oct 2015 09:01:19 GMTBOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park has set a record this year with more than 3.8 million visits at the end of September, and is on track to top 4 million visits by the year's end.'s messages will be key to inquiry of ill-fated ship, 07 Oct 2015 08:58:40 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Federal investigators looking into the ill-fated voyage of a 790-foot freighter believed to have sunk in the Atlantic during Hurricane Joaquin will focus on the communications between the captain and the vessel's owner. of drug inmates approved for early prison release, 07 Oct 2015 08:02:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Drug criminals once described by prosecutors as unrepentant repeat offenders are among those poised to benefit from new sentencing guidelines that are shrinking punishments for thousands of federal prisoners, according to an Associated Press review of court records. suggests meeting with Russia on avoiding violations, 07 Oct 2015 08:32:55 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey says it has proposed a meeting between Turkish and Russian military officials to be held in Ankara on avoiding future Russian infringements of Turkey's airspace. Latest: EU sends 6 ships to chase smugglers, traffickers, 07 Oct 2015 08:42:39 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. Furyk doesn't have clubs and still travels, 07 Oct 2015 08:09:29 GMTINCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Jim Furyk showed how much the Presidents Cup meant to him. He came to South Korea without his golf clubs. woman dies of rabies after she was bitten by a bat, 07 Oct 2015 09:05:20 GMTRIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Officials say a Fremont County woman who was believed to be Wyoming's first confirmed human rabies case has died. trying to fill the (Presidents) Cup, 07 Oct 2015 07:45:04 GMTINCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Adam Scott has seven Presidents Cup logos on his bag to show how many teams he has made. INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought extremist buyers, 07 Oct 2015 09:36:17 GMTCHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned. The latest known case came in February this year, when a smuggler offered a huge cache of deadly cesium — enough to contaminate several city blocks — and specifically sought a buyer from the Islamic State group. Latest: Crews work to stabilize dam after flooding, 07 Oct 2015 09:46:24 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): Latest: Nobel chemistry prize to be announced shortly, 07 Oct 2015 09:31:41 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): 2: Downstream South Carolina towns brace for flooding, 07 Oct 2015 08:43:14 GMTGEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Along South Carolina's coast, residents were preparing for a second round of flooding as rivers swollen from days of devastating rains make their way toward the Atlantic. OFF: Aces up in NL wild card; Puig looking "rusty", 07 Oct 2015 07:38:33 GMTA look at what's happening around the major leagues today: backing Asia trade pact despite union opposition, 07 Oct 2015 08:24:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Labor groups have a warning for Vice President Joe Biden as he lobbies for a major trade pact with Asia: We won't forget this if you run for president. court upholds death sentence in blasphemy killing, 07 Oct 2015 09:29:56 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for a former police officer convicted of killing a provincial governor he had accused of blasphemy. shares higher despite lower IMF growth forecast, 07 Oct 2015 09:06:34 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets rose Wednesday, taking in stride the IMF's lower global growth forecast, as oil prices extended a rebound. Clinton campaigns, complications with her old boss arise, 07 Oct 2015 08:20:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked." Clinton described the president's immigration strategy as "harsh and aggressive." And as Obama tries to rally Democrats around the chief economic proposal of his second term, the party's presidential front-runner stayed conspicuously silent. sounds nearly ready to open combat jobs to women, 07 Oct 2015 08:43:00 GMTROME (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter sounded like he's nearly made up his mind about opening all combat jobs to women, as he told U.S. troops in Sicily that limiting his search for qualified military candidates to just half the population would be "crazy." prosecutors questioning NYU student over N. Korea trip, 07 Oct 2015 09:37:08 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors are investigating a New York University student freed this week by North Korea on suspicion he violated a law that prohibits South Korean citizens from traveling to the North without permission. Fever ready to crank it back up in Indy for Game 3, 07 Oct 2015 07:37:42 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tamika Catchings was still shaking about 30 minutes after the Indiana Fever dropped a tense Game 2 of the WNBA Finals to the Minnesota Lynx. Twain cancels concerts in New Hampshire, New York, 07 Oct 2015 09:53:14 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Shania Twain has canceled her "Rock This Country" tour in New Hampshire and New York after being diagnosed with a respiratory infection. Things to Know for Today, 07 Oct 2015 09:59:06 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: official: Troops hold Kunduz square, calm returns, 07 Oct 2015 09:33:00 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says government troops have regained control of the main square in Kunduz, a strategic northern city briefly seized by Taliban insurgents last week. auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered, 07 Oct 2015 08:46:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology. seeks fact-finding mission over deadly Kunduz strike, 07 Oct 2015 09:55:28 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Doctors Without Borders is appealing to the United States, Afghanistan and other countries to launch an independent fact-finding mission under rules of the Geneva Conventions into the U.S. air strike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people. highly touted teams flop in opening month of season, 07 Oct 2015 07:36:27 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech never expected to be in this position, facing its first four-game losing streak in nearly two decades. InBev ups its offer for SABMiller to create beer giant, 07 Oct 2015 07:55:30 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev has made a third offer for the shares of SABMiller plc in its quest to create a global beer behemoth. calls on Russia to respect its borders, 07 Oct 2015 09:02:51 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister has called on Russia to respect Turkey's air space, saying the country would not "make any concessions" on matters concerning its border security. woman dies in Thailand from box jellyfish sting, 07 Oct 2015 08:37:48 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — A 20-year-old German woman died at a popular Thai resort island after being stung by a box jellyfish, police said Wednesday, the third reported fatality in Thailand in 14 months from one of the world's most toxic jellyfish.'s pledge to conservatives: 'I'm not John Boehner', 07 Oct 2015 08:30:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is promising conservative GOP lawmakers "I'm not John Boehner" as he seeks their support to replace Boehner as speaker. year on, mixed views on what Hong Kong protests achieved, 07 Oct 2015 09:11:45 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — A year ago, Hong Kong's famously busy streets were shut down by pro-democracy protesters in the so-called "Umbrella Movement" — a moniker that came from the umbrellas used by demonstrators to fend off pepper spray used by police early in the nearly 80-day face-off., with limited DC lobbying footprint, braces for Congress, 07 Oct 2015 08:59:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn will appear before a congressional investigative committee this week. He, and the company, will bring little Washington political clout to the table. scores 6 of his 27 in OT to lift Jazz past Lakers, 07 Oct 2015 07:31:56 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Alec Burks scored six of his 27 points in overtime to help the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 117-114 in a preseason game Tuesday night. industrial production falls in August, 07 Oct 2015 07:33:31 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Official data show that German industrial production fell in August following an increase the previous month, a report that comes on top of disappointing figures for factory orders. and France try to turn tide of European skepticism, 07 Oct 2015 09:06:25 GMTSTRASBOURG, France (AP) — Europe's union is facing its toughest year yet, as pressure to pull the EU's 28 countries tighter together instead risks pushing them further apart. So the leaders of Germany and France are trying to come to the rescue.'s son says Filipinos care less about Marcos abuses, 07 Oct 2015 09:50:07 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The son of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos said Wednesday that Filipinos are no longer concerned about human rights abuses committed under his father's rule, angering activists who said he wants people to forget his father's dictatorship, which a popular revolt ended 29 years ago. erupts in central Syria amid Russian airstrikes, 07 Oct 2015 08:51:31 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes battled insurgents in central Syria on Wednesday in the first major ground fighting since Moscow began launching air raids on militants last week, activists said. 3Q operating profit surges, shares jump 9 percent, 07 Oct 2015 07:48:58 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics announced a forecast-beating profit for the third quarter Wednesday, sending its share price up nearly 9 percent, but analysts said strong component sales and favorable currency exchange rates masked persistent weakness in its smartphone business. US strike on Afghan clinic exceed combat authority?, 07 Oct 2015 07:36:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly U.S. attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, which U.S. officials have called a "mistake," leaves open the possibility that the decision to open fire exceeded the authority under which American forces have operated since their combat mission ended nearly a year ago, officials say. CEO: recall of cars hit by scandal to begin in January, 07 Oct 2015 08:52:30 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen plans to launch in January a recall of vehicles with software at the center of the emissions-rigging scandal and aims to fix them all by the end of next year, the company's new chief executive says. Latest: Work on DNA repair wins Nobel chemistry prize, 07 Oct 2015 09:53:59 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): suicide bombers kill 15 in mosque at government estate, 07 Oct 2015 09:40:06 GMTDAMATURU, Nigeria (AP) — Two women suicide bombers killed 15 people, including themselves, early Wednesday in northeast Nigeria at a mosque in the compound of a government workers' housing estate and at another location there. Gov't health insurance website getting upgrades, 07 Oct 2015 08:38:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers shopping on the government's health insurance website should find it easier this year to get basic questions answered about their doctors, medications and costs, according to an internal government document. billionaire prince doubles ownership of Twitter stock, 07 Oct 2015 09:18:17 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment company have doubled their ownership of Twitter's publicly traded shares in the past six weeks. arrested in connection with Sydney police worker's killing, 07 Oct 2015 09:23:46 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Police arrested four people Wednesday in connection with the slaying of a civilian police worker in a Sydney suburb that officials have said they believe was linked to terrorism. shot after stabbing Israeli in Jerusalem, 07 Oct 2015 09:23:07 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian woman stabbed an Israeli man who then shot and wounded her in Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday after some of the tight security measures imposed following a series of deadly Palestinian attacks were lifted, police said. 500 French in Syria, new anti-jihadi ad campaign starts, 07 Oct 2015 08:26:10 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's government is hoping an ad campaign featuring mourning families will make young people think twice about leaving to join extremists in Syria.