FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:45:22 -07:00EU, Vietnam agree deal for free trade pacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7a734dae64d48dc8c006c92251578a2Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:48:31 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Vietnam have reached 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/a7a734dae64d48dc8c006c92251578a2Cameroon expels thousands of Nigerians in Boko Haram fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe2d061d03de4821bfd7d016976f239fTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:35:37 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon officials say they have expelled more than 3,000 Nigerians as part of the fight against the Nigerian-born Islamic extremist group which has launched attacks across borders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe2d061d03de4821bfd7d016976f239fIn Egypt, militants shell house in Sinai, kill 5 civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf9f0c326ae74d528192ad67ffbd449aTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:03:53 GMTCAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egyptians security officials say militants in northern Sinai have shelled a house near a security checkpoint, killing an entire family of five members inside it and wounding nine of their neighbors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf9f0c326ae74d528192ad67ffbd449aRights group condemns alleged abuse of Gadhafi son in Libyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a380dadb7ff4fe2949c4863f7575d19Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:12:38 GMTTRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Human Rights Watch says Libyan prison authorities should investigate the alleged abuse of a son of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi and other inmates in a Tripoli prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a380dadb7ff4fe2949c4863f7575d19AP Interview: Qatar's FM urges 'serious dialogue' with Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de87a9a66fcc4653b2474bfb8f3452dbTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:33:17 GMTDOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar's top diplomat is calling for deeper engagement with Iran in the wake of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, saying there is a need for "serious dialogue" to solve challenges facing the region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de87a9a66fcc4653b2474bfb8f3452dbFloodwaters moving downriver pose new threat in Myanmarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6684516fbaa4af2a256043514e85512Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:58:10 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — New devastation is feared in Myanmar as water from the badly flooded central and northern regions flows down rivers to the country's more populous areas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6684516fbaa4af2a256043514e85512Afghan Taliban deny 'propaganda' about succession crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/490b9f8493a94d4c8a783069573bd3f2Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:54:30 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Taliban on Tuesday urged followers to disregard "enemy propaganda" about internal fractures following the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and to unite behind his chosen successor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/490b9f8493a94d4c8a783069573bd3f2Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f854a6069244a57b4906ac02687bd7eTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:32:50 GMTLANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Safety officials in New Hampshire are investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed a father and daughter and injured about 22 others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f854a6069244a57b4906ac02687bd7eGlobal stocks mostly dip as investors weigh China, US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff978a1a63e744f3a05cc9a49a8c7c52Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:27:40 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff978a1a63e744f3a05cc9a49a8c7c52Aetna tops 2Q profit forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73e5510bf11d423180ca3803597c6f40Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:18:04 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/73e5510bf11d423180ca3803597c6f40Russia expels Swedish diplomat, says it's tit-for-tat movehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c8a2bab5b9478aa62018cdf5b7f7bdTue, 04 Aug 2015 10:17:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia has expelled a Swedish diplomat in what it describes as a response to a similar Swedish move, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c8a2bab5b9478aa62018cdf5b7f7bdOfficial: Iran to partially allow BBC to report for a weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84fb2715845a45099757654f7bb360d8Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:48:49 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian government official says the Islamic Republic will allow some BBC journalists to report there for a week's time. The BBC had no immediate comment in London.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84fb2715845a45099757654f7bb360d8ASEAN wants China to stop work in disputed sea: officialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e234eac0151a4ed3af93caffef820308Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:33:38 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asian nations want China to stop land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea, a regional official said Tuesday, but China insisted it has a right to continue the activity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e234eac0151a4ed3af93caffef820308Texas attorney general accused of lying to investorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3967f8b9f73446899f465cfb7e65fd06Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:04:25 GMTMcKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to prosecutors, and helped persuade a state lawmaker and another wealthy businessman to buy more than $100,000 in shares.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3967f8b9f73446899f465cfb7e65fd06Hearing set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4ec5ebcd1a64cbab6e6d09238a959d3Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:40:32 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4ec5ebcd1a64cbab6e6d09238a959d310 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf83c3dfb6804db8b254396e73da85b4Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:47:15 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf83c3dfb6804db8b254396e73da85b4Flash floods kill 4, including 3 children, in Macedoniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78c8010959ad4031a3f68c43d4614a8aTue, 04 Aug 2015 09:17:33 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Authorities say at least four people, including three children, have died and a dozen have been injured in flash flooding in northwestern Macedonia that caused landslides, power outages and road damage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78c8010959ad4031a3f68c43d4614a8aMalaysia seeks amicable solution to China sea disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd5fccdde1ea4827aa1ed3bcdd832a6aTue, 04 Aug 2015 08:29:45 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia on Tuesday called for more efforts to find a peaceful solution to rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea, as the U.S. and the Philippines said they would demand that China stop land reclamation and other actions there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd5fccdde1ea4827aa1ed3bcdd832a6aProsecutor: White officer panicked before shooting black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c0ea948f4b45f1896dccb0cc2060b3Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:16:11 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Both sides in the voluntary manslaughter trial of a white Charlotte police officer in the on duty shooting of a black man agree bad choices led up to the man's death as he looked for help after a car crash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c0ea948f4b45f1896dccb0cc2060b3BMW Q2 earnings slip on China, costs for new modelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/849bb97044cd49a78d637b69d7013755Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:54:46 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher launch costs for new vehicles and a tougher market in China, a major pillar of its profits.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/849bb97044cd49a78d637b69d7013755Town's leaders defend firing of first black police chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e078b4b2389c49c3bbacb0bf3a48b308Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:37:52 GMTPOCOMOKE CITY, Md. (AP) — Leaders of a small, predominantly black town on Maryland's Eastern Shore are defending their decision to fire the town's first black police chief and call for healing racial tensions that have divided the community.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e078b4b2389c49c3bbacb0bf3a48b308Sheriff's office asks drug dealers to turn in their rivalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bbb92c99dae4262b4b0a84ecbde0d57Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:02:22 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff's office has posted a flyer on its Facebook page asking drug dealers to turn in their rivals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bbb92c99dae4262b4b0a84ecbde0d57Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national libraryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/494f53e6a49c40d6903a605e0ac832a8Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:17:17 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/494f53e6a49c40d6903a605e0ac832a8Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da20a217b6c34bd79619d0c904d3d119Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:14:02 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub and then spilled onto the streets outside early Tuesday left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da20a217b6c34bd79619d0c904d3d119Greek market down further as prospect of new elections growshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d745f1766c314d4faf433f10a71f9025Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:08:27 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, as the country's left-wing government conceded that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d745f1766c314d4faf433f10a71f9025Catalan leader calls elections aimed at breaking with Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72581682e53d4f9bb54be10d8747448fTue, 04 Aug 2015 08:32:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — Catalan regional government President Artur Mas has officially called early elections for Sept. 27, a poll he intends to use as a referendum on independence from Spain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72581682e53d4f9bb54be10d8747448fMassive California wildfire jumps containment linehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9e83171a1104150ae48608d55df1f76Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:13:13 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wild land blaze threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9e83171a1104150ae48608d55df1f76Tween series 'Project Mc2' puts smart girls in the spotlighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa22878cb3344eb3bc26c17426bb9aebTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:33:43 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/aa22878cb3344eb3bc26c17426bb9aebCoast Guard: Tequesta teens' boat now also missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/430acf80585640fba4451087f1847aaeTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:08:16 GMTTEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — The boat two teens were on when they went missing off Florida's Atlantic coast is no longer where the Coast Guard found it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/430acf80585640fba4451087f1847aaeFiring of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a8f09c1ff3343d7be4a730dd12b91e8Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:11:09 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. Now, the unprecedented firing of three top generals is generating fear that a power struggle within the regime will break into the open — unleashing a new cycle of the bloodshed that plagued the country in the 1990s.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a8f09c1ff3343d7be4a730dd12b91e8State police search for suspect in shooting outside concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ceea84ee68473f8ef5f80093707905Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:12:56 GMTHOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ceea84ee68473f8ef5f80093707905Israeli arrested after West Bank arson that killed toddlerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f18f9da045404bdd914246b91ccc0c69Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:05:40 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it was interrogating the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group in the first arrest of an Israeli suspect following last week's arson attack in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler and wounded his brother and parents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f18f9da045404bdd914246b91ccc0c69Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire, killing 3 in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07d799c9951449ffbbfbb4a62d754507Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:12:25 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian border guards traded gunfire and mortar shells Tuesday along their disputed border in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing two Pakistanis and an Indian, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07d799c9951449ffbbfbb4a62d754507South Africa's Nobel laureate Tutu leaves hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fac7a60b30f4b58b949e2fa11b2555fTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:16:11 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu left a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday after being treated for an infection there since last month, his foundation said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fac7a60b30f4b58b949e2fa11b2555fToyota's quarterly profit up 10 pct on cheap yen, cost cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ece6aa3495a94a0c93b90b654d7ad532Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:58:45 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Toyota's profit for April-June rose 10 percent on perks from a cheap yen and cost reduction efforts that offset lower vehicle sales.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ece6aa3495a94a0c93b90b654d7ad532Greek stock market suffers second day of losseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f3fa38cdca34fa5b31944a939b1e7c7Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:41:30 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, with banks shares down the most.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f3fa38cdca34fa5b31944a939b1e7c7Yemen pro-government troops retake rebel-held base in southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07497bd7f29a42b3952df05963cec80dTue, 04 Aug 2015 10:42:42 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's pro-government troops were fighting pockets of resistance outside a key military base in the country's south on Tuesday, a day after they seized it from Shiite rebels, military officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07497bd7f29a42b3952df05963cec80dKosovo passes law on war crimes courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5513ef4f54d9444c9b0b32ef1e157e47Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:26:52 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo lawmakers have approved a law to set up a special war crimes court paving the way for indictments to be filed against top wartime leaders and current politicians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5513ef4f54d9444c9b0b32ef1e157e47New Zealander who was last WWII 'Dambuster' pilot dies at 96http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8561e97b1fe14cdca541a9d98a7a5a0fTue, 04 Aug 2015 10:53:05 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealander who was the last surviving pilot from the specialized World War II "Dambuster" mission targeting German infrastructure died Tuesday. Les Munro was 96.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8561e97b1fe14cdca541a9d98a7a5a0fAfghan Taliban denounce 'propaganda' against their movementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cc63ecd6fb94f0495e5ae7d3ff009b7Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:56:52 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban have urged followers to disregard "enemy propaganda" about fractures in the movement and unite behind their new leader.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cc63ecd6fb94f0495e5ae7d3ff009b7The Latest: Hassan: Father, daughter killed in tent collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7db57b72e0474c1c9a52bd31f5e24c4aTue, 04 Aug 2015 11:01:05 GMTLANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the circus tent collapse in Lancaster, New Hampshire:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7db57b72e0474c1c9a52bd31f5e24c4aUkraine grants citizenship to Russian given government jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b0598d3c5d249c9a21d88b19d500edcTue, 04 Aug 2015 10:10:38 GMTKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has granted Ukrainian citizenship to a Russian opposition figure nominated to a regional government job.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b0598d3c5d249c9a21d88b19d500edcMore fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a454e4d89f84ee0982c5975142bf002Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:17:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a454e4d89f84ee0982c5975142bf002Chinese police save infant girl from pipe in public toilethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10e2f641c42b41dd8aed7ec2310fd1ffTue, 04 Aug 2015 10:14:37 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A Beijing policeman rescued a newborn baby who was stuck face-down in a public toilet, reaching his arm down into the pipe to gently pull out the infant, police and reports said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10e2f641c42b41dd8aed7ec2310fd1ff14 illegal gold miners victims of landslide in Liberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d0f4476b5b452d810a3e076ccf47d0Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:59:55 GMTMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — State radio in Liberia says 14 men illegally mining for gold in Liberia's west fell victim to a landslide. They were trapped under rubble and are presumed dead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d0f4476b5b452d810a3e076ccf47d0Russia bids for vast Arctic territories at UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6441c1c89dc64c29ac9b7825db5b78f1Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:21:34 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6441c1c89dc64c29ac9b7825db5b78f1State workers' suit against Duckworth spills into Senate bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bf45b98190e4037afa900a15af78b57Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:12:08 GMTJONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman's bid to unseat first-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in what is expected to be one of the country's most competitive 2016 Senate races.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bf45b98190e4037afa900a15af78b57CVS Health beats Street 2Q forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a477a0d7cc4e40318baa4c92dd4b72b5Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:20:22 GMTWOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — CVS Health Corporation (CVS) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.27 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a477a0d7cc4e40318baa4c92dd4b72b5BMW earnings slip on China, costs for new modelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b158db97556f48828720989aa47c7a06Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:50:33 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher costs to bring out new vehicles and a tougher market in China, a major pillar of its profits.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b158db97556f48828720989aa47c7a06Kurdish rebels attack Turkish military vehicle; 2 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d878c4516f4a49e9985f30b7b5e5a253Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:29:33 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run agency says Kurdish rebels have attacked a military vehicle in southeastern Turkey, killing two soldiers, in the latest violence between government forces and militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d878c4516f4a49e9985f30b7b5e5a253