FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:24:27 -07:00Syrian army, Hezbollah allies attack IS near Lebanon borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56080645593c4f489aa9020a3bbf39ddFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:15:47 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and allied Lebanese militant Hezbollah fighters have captured several Islamic State positions on strategic hilltops along the Syrian-Lebanese border, a military outlet said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56080645593c4f489aa9020a3bbf39ddThe Latest: Marchers in North Carolina protest supremacistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6348ec99845b403d86ae64402ee9c7b8Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:52:45 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6348ec99845b403d86ae64402ee9c7b8Triplets born before Joplin tornado head to kindergartenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2f06e7f54354ce0b4ee0270850e346eFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:24:57 GMTJOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Triplets born prematurely just five days before a deadly tornado slammed Joplin, Missouri, have started school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2f06e7f54354ce0b4ee0270850e346eCalifornia mass killer spared death sentencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7695c566886b49ecbb0e2df8c9d50fd5Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:20:05 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California judge ruled Friday that a convicted mass killer will be spared the death penalty amid a long-running scandal over authorities' use of jailhouse informants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7695c566886b49ecbb0e2df8c9d50fd5The Latest: Democrats urge no hate group tax-exempt statushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea593a57387d474993580a3861fdf761Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:59:00 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea593a57387d474993580a3861fdf761Gunman opens fire at Chicago subway station leaving 1 hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d498e27bfc584e00aaee2f9c3398e92bFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:18:23 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Police say a gunman standing on a downtown Chicago subway platform opened fire at an arriving train in a targeted attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d498e27bfc584e00aaee2f9c3398e92bAlleged Yahoo hacker in Canada agrees to extradition to UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27e89c6917c04f1fbd3278a9bb2e691dFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:43:07 GMTHAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails agreed Friday to forgo his extradition hearing and go face the charges in the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27e89c6917c04f1fbd3278a9bb2e691dTrump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f543ef278b4444093a61692792c8e26Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:15:01 GMTABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again. A local artist spends his afternoons high in a bucket truck, painting a block-long mural of a little girl blowing bubbles, each circle the scene of an imagined, hopeful future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f543ef278b4444093a61692792c8e26Matt Kenseth has no current plans for future in NASCARhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12ff23b2aa4b423194d6dbebe675bb09Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:13:40 GMTBRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth still doesn't have a job lined up for next season and the two-time Daytona 500 winner doesn't really want to discuss his situation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12ff23b2aa4b423194d6dbebe675bb09Strategist Steve Bannon leaves Trump's turbulent White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3f5ec8f082f4cff97f1bcf1a9745e66Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:33:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3f5ec8f082f4cff97f1bcf1a9745e66Golden retriever digs up heroin in Oregon backyardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c064fa0ad6e4d66aa1753ce294e52d5Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:26:03 GMTMCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon family's golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family's backyard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c064fa0ad6e4d66aa1753ce294e52d5The Latest: Barcelona riot police disperse far-right protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/835760dda4ec48e9a678b78ff93c65d2Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:45:24 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/835760dda4ec48e9a678b78ff93c65d2Muguruza outlasts Kuznetsova to reach Cincinnati semifinalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c289e2e262774d24b7902fcd0777b991Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:21:22 GMTMASON, Ohio (AP) — Garbine Muguruza fought off Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach the Western & Southern Open semifinals with a 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 win on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c289e2e262774d24b7902fcd0777b991Mourners remember Virginia trooper killed in copter crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e2425f2556d4ca1ae114068e1c728ccFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:27:42 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A state police trooper who died in the fatal crash of a helicopter that had been monitoring a violent white-nationalist protest in Charlottesville was remembered Friday as a devoted family man and proud law enforcement officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e2425f2556d4ca1ae114068e1c728ccSilent tribute brings moment of unity to grieving Barcelonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ea603f8ce74407caaa555305f2126bfFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:27:08 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When crowds in downtown Barcelona fell silent for one minute Friday to honor the victims of the terrorist attack in the city, one thing was conspicuously absent: any reference to Catalan's burgeoning independence drive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ea603f8ce74407caaa555305f2126bfBarcelona's victims: A snapshot of the worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4b0431a2ad84d40b9f5248418a687d7Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:07:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world — men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations — testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4b0431a2ad84d40b9f5248418a687d7Gun charge against NFL linebacker Khaseem Greene is droppedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb3a7b55ac14279b16312fdfe6dc03aFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:26:10 GMTELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A gun charge against an NFL linebacker has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied, the player's attorney said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb3a7b55ac14279b16312fdfe6dc03aMigrants paint hopes and dreams on muralshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a52d5256fa2341f99641e4c90b36d68eFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:16:17 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — It is the first time that Hilda has held a paintbrush, but she's happy with the result. She painted herself, her three daughters and her husband all smiling on a mural on a school in central Mexico City.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a52d5256fa2341f99641e4c90b36d68eUN aid chief: War in Yemen causing famine, cholerahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a9bc1737d8e400587d2e1bb6e3a45b9Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:07:01 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief decried the "man-made catastrophe" in Yemen on Friday saying air strikes and armed clashes have increased dramatically, with millions of people facing the specter of famine and "the world's largest-ever, single-year cholera outbreak."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a9bc1737d8e400587d2e1bb6e3a45b9Lawyer: Woman wasn't high in wreck that killed her grandkidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9bfc30ceca3452b83f61f6d46ab4c54Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:45:26 GMTBETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — The lawyer for a New Jersey woman accused of driving from a funeral in South Carolina under the influence of marijuana in a crash that killed her two grandchildren says his client wasn't high.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9bfc30ceca3452b83f61f6d46ab4c54Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ousterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cbde5a949a545928e673428a72a1c2aFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:35 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination could face an effort to remove her from office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cbde5a949a545928e673428a72a1c2aFormer Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7741dd04644b4767847dd874b294d919Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:13:24 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7741dd04644b4767847dd874b294d919Trump. aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33df6f36656842db89fb3c1fb05a5e5dFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:54:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top national security aides huddled in the seclusion of Camp David on Friday, trying to formulate an effective new Afghanistan strategy after 16 frustrating years of war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33df6f36656842db89fb3c1fb05a5e5dIn Germany, neo-Nazis get to march but threats are verbotenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06b294f4e96044e6b2560bebcd53db98Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:43:17 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Given Germany's grim history as the home of National Socialism and the efforts it has made since then to atone for its genocidal past, it might seem surprising that far-right extremists who glorify a dead Nazi official are allowed to march in his honor this weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06b294f4e96044e6b2560bebcd53db98Finnish police shoot man who stabs 8 people in Turku; 2 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b1d498353f243df9d317fa2039d2d1eFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:30:38 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland's western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b1d498353f243df9d317fa2039d2d1eLawmaker charged with hitting political foe during recounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/182a19a9682a493bb5eebde26b13251dFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:11:31 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire representative is charged with hitting a political foe on the head while they were observing a state Senate race recount.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/182a19a9682a493bb5eebde26b13251dPro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bda724f975e41948e96c6cb8ad68ebeFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:13:37 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly took over the powers of the opposition-led congress Friday, dramatically escalating a standoff between President Nicolas Maduro and his political foes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bda724f975e41948e96c6cb8ad68ebeIndianapolis might move Confederate monument from city parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb60a326b4ed4a3cb9db6dc10ca9792eFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:10:22 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Officials in Indianapolis are considering whether to move from a city park a monument commemorating the deaths of Confederate soldiers at a Civil War prisoner camp in Indiana.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb60a326b4ed4a3cb9db6dc10ca9792eHollywood's hacking pains are bigger than movie leakshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d546db8ec54c2b8e36db0761530041Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:44:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and other company secrets at risk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d546db8ec54c2b8e36db0761530041Yawkey foundation "disheartened" by efforts to rename streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a312544524f4df7a3f21d58ce4b0c96Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:56:41 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A foundation set up by the former owners of the Boston Red Sox says its "disheartened" its namesake has become embroiled in the national controversy over racially divisive monuments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a312544524f4df7a3f21d58ce4b0c96The Latest: Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslideshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/baed3c05deca4c4b943b5bfdbd9cade6Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:14:09 GMTFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Latest on deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/baed3c05deca4c4b943b5bfdbd9cade6Mother of slain journalist urges Trump to fill vacancyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e3acb6b90a4167968b0730e1212787Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:19:56 GMTROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The mother of slain journalist James Foley is urging action on a position that has remained unfilled since President Donald Trump took office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e3acb6b90a4167968b0730e1212787A sports rout on Wall Streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64c815f57f9342668305cc982b2c268dFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:17:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64c815f57f9342668305cc982b2c268dOh Baby! Jeter welcomes birth of daughterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ce77a7d4c9748a5b79a74d52a4d1922Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:22:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The captain's team just got a little bigger.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ce77a7d4c9748a5b79a74d52a4d1922The Latest: California mass killer spared the death penaltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/793deaee06e64650941f511ba504e21eFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:48:02 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing to determine if a convicted mass killer should be spared the death penalty (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/793deaee06e64650941f511ba504e21eEurope takes early 1-point lead vs US at Solheim Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/489103c799c34dbc876002de42076e35Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:11:28 GMTWEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Europe took a 2 ½ - 1 ½ lead over the U.S. on Friday after foursome play at the Solheim Cup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/489103c799c34dbc876002de42076e35Confederate monuments removed or vandalized across the UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0183d82bdc17428a84e52af3728b5042Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:21:06 GMTConfederate monuments are being removed around the country under pressure from those who say they honor a regime that enslaved African-Americans. The pace has increased, however, in the wake of last weekend's deadly confrontation at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0183d82bdc17428a84e52af3728b5042More than 250 arrested in month-long Houston-area sex stinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fa7dd41a7e345ec99d08ed87330dcbeFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:03:54 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — More than 250 sex buyers and traffickers have been arrested in the Houston area during a monthlong sting operation, authorities said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fa7dd41a7e345ec99d08ed87330dcbeOnce homeless, Iraq War veteran moves into unique new homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fada1bd9703043fba185f73fcab4158bFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:02:13 GMTMIDWAY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Vernon Poling was 44 years old when he finally got a home of his own.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fada1bd9703043fba185f73fcab4158bThe Latest: Arrest order for 4 suspects in Spain attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f193bc6ee304e4c802fc70f23b55a6fFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:32 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f193bc6ee304e4c802fc70f23b55a6fBruce Forsyth, veteran British TV host and entertainer, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c2a4d6843474d9b9199577f36b2e3fbFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:38:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Forsyth, a legendary entertainer, host and quizmaster on English television whose career spanned the history of TV, has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c2a4d6843474d9b9199577f36b2e3fbNYC subway tiles to be altered over Confederate flag concernhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4695aeda7635431496603b3db23c7c0eFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Transit officials have decided to alter subway tiles at a Manhattan station that have a cross-like design similar to that of the Confederate flag.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4695aeda7635431496603b3db23c7c0eFox's James Murdoch slams Trump's Charlottesville responsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62f5fd95564d431c87b85966651a6836Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:15:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of 21st Century Fox denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the deadly violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62f5fd95564d431c87b85966651a6836Cubs place LHP Jon Lester on 10-day disabled listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30c79f32b450403e93fa5a1ad949aadfFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:04:10 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have placed ace left-hander Jon Lester on the 10-day disabled list with left lat tightness and shoulder fatigue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30c79f32b450403e93fa5a1ad949aadfCharlottesville exposes new threat for college campuseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c25ea4ea42ad42deb515fe28149292bcFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:20:54 GMTBOSTON (AP) — On college campuses, white supremacists and other far-right extremist groups see fertile ground to spread their messages and recruit followers. But for many colleges, last weekend's deadly attack at a rally near the University of Virginia exposed a new threat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c25ea4ea42ad42deb515fe28149292bcMontana wildfire grows, destroys 2 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0eefa41f3f7437b9aa8f3caf2e7a66fFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:59:23 GMTLOLO, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire has destroyed two homes in Montana after jumping control lines.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0eefa41f3f7437b9aa8f3caf2e7a66fUS: Iraqi forces ready for next battle against IS extremistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32912e4aebde4ddebbad8a993cc7d276Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:44:53 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Senior U.S. commanders say Iraqi forces are largely set for their next major campaign against Islamic State extremists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32912e4aebde4ddebbad8a993cc7d276Afghan official: 7 die in violence in western Herat provincehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dadd0d2de62454b9ab17a64eff02218Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:46:54 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says seven people have died in two separate incidents of violence in the western Herat province.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dadd0d2de62454b9ab17a64eff02218Kenya opposition to file petition against presidential votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdbaa037868a497f922a3155847a99fcFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:55:51 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdbaa037868a497f922a3155847a99fcRwanda leader Kagame inaugurated; won nearly 99 pct of votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acd903b857fe4ceea23658423015d068Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:47:14 GMTKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in for a third term Friday after winning re-election with nearly 99 percent of the vote.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acd903b857fe4ceea23658423015d068