FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:28:06 -07:00University of Louisville accepts president's resignationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a26faf60fc40f593a191dc6113371eThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:43:48 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville trustees accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a26faf60fc40f593a191dc6113371eIffy skies make pope take car, not copter to Poland shrinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2abe4705b214e40a1f67ad14765c9b1Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:57:46 GMTCZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Worry about bad weather prompted a last-minute change in Pope Francis' travel plans Thursday during his Polish pilgrimage, with the pontiff opting to take a car instead of a military helicopter to a shrine cherished by Poles as their spiritual capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2abe4705b214e40a1f67ad14765c9b1The Latest: Pope prays at Poland's Black Madonna iconhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91e9cfafb6ce455987d4fce1c86fa2f5Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:52:12 GMTCZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91e9cfafb6ce455987d4fce1c86fa2f5LG Electronics' profit up on TV, appliance but mobile in redhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f9e973fbc7a492fb2fe2d744f73db14Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:49:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter net income jumped 19 percent thanks to strong sales of high-end TVs and home appliances that outweighed another quarterly loss in its handset business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f9e973fbc7a492fb2fe2d744f73db14Warren Sapp bitten by shark during Florida Keys lobster triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93bbd84a3f4346b1aeab9e0786b89e9dThu, 28 Jul 2016 09:53:35 GMTMARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93bbd84a3f4346b1aeab9e0786b89e9dChina, Russia plan joint military drills in South China Seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81bac435d4a14da1ab7078cab7801e0dThu, 28 Jul 2016 09:11:26 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's military said Thursday it will hold joint exercises with Russian forces in the South China Sea, following a recent arbitration ruling that rejected Beijing's claim to almost the entire strategic body of water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81bac435d4a14da1ab7078cab7801e0dRussia's customs chief resigns over corruption allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b66495cfc694069a0fc980dca1344c0Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:10:57 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Russian prime minister has accepted the resignation of the head of the customs agency, several days after investigators searched his home and founds hundreds of thousand dollars stashed in shoe boxes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b66495cfc694069a0fc980dca1344c0Russia announces humanitarian operation in Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/870ca09e78054661824bac9138a6048fThu, 28 Jul 2016 10:00:09 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia and the Syrian government will open humanitarian corridors in Syria's embattled city of Aleppo and offer a way out for opposition fighters wanting to lay down their arms, Russia's defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Thursday as Syrian forces took another district from rebels in the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/870ca09e78054661824bac9138a6048fLloyds cuts 3,000 jobs as Brexit fears take shapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f189608fb0f459da3f9f3e512dc7b91Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:48:23 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Lloyds Banking Group said Thursday it plans to eliminate 3,000 jobs and close 200 branches — the first big cuts announced since Britain voted to leave the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f189608fb0f459da3f9f3e512dc7b91SoftBank profit up 19 pct as Japan sales offset Sprint losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02a8024dbbd34be0a94d380b80d2b700Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:06:28 GMTTOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese technology company that owns U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp., reported Thursday a fiscal first quarter profit of 254.2 billion yen ($2.4 billion), up 19 percent from the same period last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02a8024dbbd34be0a94d380b80d2b700Rights group: Russia, Syria forces using cluster bombs againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f27b8c7253645b99d801f22a73b8733Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:29:01 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says Russian and Syrian forces have renewed their use of cluster bombs against civilians and rebels in northern Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f27b8c7253645b99d801f22a73b8733Repsol Q2 profit down 30 percent due to restructuring costshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad8ecd9cf82c436ab6440f17d10c0138Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:12:59 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish energy company Repsol has posted a net profit drop of 30 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period last year mainly because of workforce restructuring costs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad8ecd9cf82c436ab6440f17d10c0138Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11f3e8ad3cf24c3fab6dfc0a81cc8247Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:09:35 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11f3e8ad3cf24c3fab6dfc0a81cc8247Scientist say Jupiter storm heating up parts of atmospherehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa8c9b158e344d998c8b65e863a87a2Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:47:50 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Astronomers say a massive hurricane on Jupiter could be heating up parts of the gas giant's upper atmosphere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa8c9b158e344d998c8b65e863a87a2The Latest: Syrian forces take another Aleppo neighborhoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e43d294e1b684cb4bd53bb7ed2d3b1f2Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:14:27 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e43d294e1b684cb4bd53bb7ed2d3b1f2N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba6118e9e654a568c57533edf72e2fdThu, 28 Jul 2016 09:56:37 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba6118e9e654a568c57533edf72e2fdLG Electronics' profit up 19 percent on TV, appliance saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d8d7e351c444454b7de9c8c42a1a332Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:51:03 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. says its second-quarter net income jumped 19 percent thanks to strong sales of high-end TVs and home appliances that outweighed another quarterly loss in its handset business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d8d7e351c444454b7de9c8c42a1a332Zimbabwe police detain spokesman of former loyalist grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f3415300794a69a07303946e581a73Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:59:57 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police have detained the spokesman of the veterans association that turned on President Robert Mugabe last week and called him dictatorial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f3415300794a69a07303946e581a73Biden to speak at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa815a6d5bdd4cc59927f6a9f9a56646Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:54:24 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to speak Thursday at a Baton Rouge vigil honoring the three law enforcement officers who were killed by a lone gunman during a shootout outside a convenience store.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa815a6d5bdd4cc59927f6a9f9a56646Shell sees Q2 earnings fall 72 percent amid oil drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae430940c69e43cfb2638291886a1baeThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:38:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell said Thursday that second-quarter earnings fell 72 percent as low oil prices weigh on the profitability of the Anglo-Dutch energy giant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae430940c69e43cfb2638291886a1bae10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/746b67f27ed1442782313e0642eb7fabThu, 28 Jul 2016 10:07:19 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/746b67f27ed1442782313e0642eb7fabTrump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6eb614912464ece8e47e0aa7a0ac991Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:40:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After Donald Trump encouraged Russia to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, an instant debate exploded over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6eb614912464ece8e47e0aa7a0ac991World shares mixed as investors await Bank of Japan decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f7907d5c66245719d5bc116c1cacfa0Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:18:26 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — World stock benchmarks were uneven Thursday as investors digested an upbeat Fed assessment of the U.S. economy that raised the prospect of further rate hikes, while anticipating more stimulus from Japan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f7907d5c66245719d5bc116c1cacfa0German state hit by attacks presents anti-terror concepthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13bfb66e524c4727bc4f6c99b95a4fbfThu, 28 Jul 2016 10:03:08 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Bavarian officials on Thursday pledged to hire hundreds of extra police officers and urged tougher background checks on asylum-seekers as they presented an anti-terror plan following four deadly attacks in the country in a week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13bfb66e524c4727bc4f6c99b95a4fbfThe Latest: Moscow sending experts to Geneva for Syria talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0793e637e84baf99436abd64aada00Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:56:37 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0793e637e84baf99436abd64aada00The Latest: Bavaria to hire more police in anti-terror planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e704801e4ec4bd4b8c52cb21be92cc7Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:19:23 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e704801e4ec4bd4b8c52cb21be92cc7Strike for shorter hours disrupts Portugal's health serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d7f6e5fd7c34486a2541dc1ecd25e25Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:09:43 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese public health workers are staging a 48-hour strike to pressure the government into extending a new 35-hour week to more staff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d7f6e5fd7c34486a2541dc1ecd25e25The Latest: Munich shooter left long document behindhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83ae2d0f88b746e0bd072ca3f66961d6Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:08:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83ae2d0f88b746e0bd072ca3f66961d6French ID second church attacker, warning 4 days earlierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc2528bdb54a4450a6a495c9fcd38732Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:22:04 GMTPARIS (AP) — The second man who attacked a Normandy church during a morning Mass this week, slitting the throat of the elderly priest, is a 19-year-old Frenchman from eastern France, the prosecutor's office said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc2528bdb54a4450a6a495c9fcd38732VIEWER GUIDE: Clinton to make her own case Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176f8974fd0f4ce793c12a79012b24cfThu, 28 Jul 2016 07:38:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hour after hour and speaker after speaker, Hillary Clinton has been extolled at the Democratic convention this week as a change-maker, an effective leader and a caring human being.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176f8974fd0f4ce793c12a79012b24cfThe Latest: Syria's Assad offers amnesty to rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b5f3366874043c5ada3268425d4606eThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:31:48 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b5f3366874043c5ada3268425d4606ePope leads Mass celebrating Poland's deep Catholic rootshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01fc227990a74abca3876dcc5c751d38Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:13:50 GMTCZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis, visiting a shrine cherished by Poles, praised native son St. John Paul II on Thursday as a "meek and powerful" herald of mercy, and honored the countless "ordinary yet remarkable people" in Poland who held firm to their Catholic faith throughout adversity in the former Communist nation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01fc227990a74abca3876dcc5c751d38Takeaways: Obama vouches for Clinton, Kaine steps uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c14d4d9204488ca36bc3b298b903c0Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:42:43 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama used what is likely his last high-profile speech as president to make a powerful case for Hillary Clinton's election, saying it wasn't even a close choice between her and Donald Trump, whom he described as a homegrown demagogue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c14d4d9204488ca36bc3b298b903c0Clinton ready to sell herself in biggest political momenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d59b23e30347658412f48f6e3647d0Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:50:17 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton is set to face the nation with the goal of introducing the woman that speaker after speaker, including a pair of presidents, have spent days promising the American public they'll finally get to see: the "real" Hillary Clinton.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d59b23e30347658412f48f6e3647d0Satire site blames Merkel for burnt pizza, Pokemon problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a71d673b252445e29226c2e152160669Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:15:32 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Who's to blame for socks with holes and empty beer glasses?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a71d673b252445e29226c2e152160669France's Total profit falls 30 percent due to oil price drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79afce0e79364fd3b8bbaaf9869e411eThu, 28 Jul 2016 09:22:19 GMTPARIS (AP) — French energy company Total SA says its net income fell 30 percent in the second quarter to $2.09 billion due to the impact of lower oil prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79afce0e79364fd3b8bbaaf9869e411eChina tells local governments to promote ride-hailinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b77a96bc84494bb241262062a141dcThu, 28 Jul 2016 09:37:01 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's Cabinet has told local governments to promote its booming ride-hailing industry, helping to confirm the legal status of Uber Technologies Ltd. and local competitors following run-ins with regulators.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b77a96bc84494bb241262062a141dcIndonesia rebuffs family, global appeals to halt executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01b2ead1224d4840a5846d4e68484181Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:35:32 GMTCILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia rebuffed appeals from distraught relatives, rights advocates and foreign governments to abandon plans to execute 14 people for drug crimes as preparations intensified at the prison island holding death row inmates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01b2ead1224d4840a5846d4e68484181Another survey points to Brexit fallout for Britainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/336fd655c23342419ff3756a0755f148Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:47:00 GMTLONDON (AP) — A broad-based European Union survey shows economic sentiment has taken a battering in Britain in the wake of the country's vote to leave the bloc, but has remained resilient elsewhere in Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/336fd655c23342419ff3756a0755f148Spain: King in talks with parties try to avoid 3rd electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed891f0869d42b3b090c58379ce6f32Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:44:02 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's king is meeting the leaders of the four main political parties in the hope one can form a government and avoid a third election for the country in less than a year, but the outlook is not good.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed891f0869d42b3b090c58379ce6f32Turkish military faces overhaul after failed couphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/386d622394074e36b5ecce9d6be29d5eThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:55:17 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Thursday chaired a top-level military meeting that is likely to lead to a major shake-up within the country's armed forces following a failed coup by renegade military officers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/386d622394074e36b5ecce9d6be29d5eVW sees second quarter profit halved after emissions scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c5ff54da50b46ca819984aa1ecd6d17Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:31:46 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says second-quarter profits fell by more than half compared with the same period last year, before the company was hit by the emissions cheating scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c5ff54da50b46ca819984aa1ecd6d17Lapel pins with images of ex-NKorean ruler found in Southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ca456be31ee428e900a2445e67baa4bThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:47:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police found about 200 lapel pins bearing the image of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il strewn near the country's main international airport on Thursday, police officers said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ca456be31ee428e900a2445e67baa4bRussia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeirohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab0ebb23105440478a4a9e7dc795bc9fThu, 28 Jul 2016 09:37:09 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A depleted Russian team departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab0ebb23105440478a4a9e7dc795bc9fThe Latest: Authorities search refugee's room in Stuttgarthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0024f40d03b4208bfb785dd65762d72Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:55:39 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0024f40d03b4208bfb785dd65762d72Police: Man found dead in car fire intentionally set blazehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3ac34e8b7074d62bba7fb78c56669b5Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:58:30 GMTMECHANICSVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Hanover County Sheriff's Office says the man whose body was found in a burning car at a gas station in Virginia intentionally set the blaze.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3ac34e8b7074d62bba7fb78c56669b5Summer jobs help bring Spain's jobless rate down to 20 pcthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d77de3e68f9b4be589aa8e8ea36bbdf6Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:41:54 GMTMADRID (AP) — Official figures show Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 20 percent in the second quarter from 20.9 percent in the previous three-month period, some positive news for acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as he searches for support to stay in office following the country's second inconclusive election last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d77de3e68f9b4be589aa8e8ea36bbdf6Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara dead at age 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a6fb26d16b4425fa5acf35a7f91db23Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:40:04 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Finnish classical composer Einojuhani Rautavaara, widely considered a successor to Jean Sibelius, has died at the age of 87.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a6fb26d16b4425fa5acf35a7f91db23AP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048eef9e9427453fac32e840b2c1074bThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:23:10 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Assad says he is offering amnesty to rebels who lay down arms, surrender over next 3 months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048eef9e9427453fac32e840b2c1074bRussian defense ministry sending experts to Geneva at request of U.S. Secretary of State to discuss Aleppo crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a0f27b73654df8a204e339e4c979cbThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:29:52 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian defense ministry sending experts to Geneva at request of U.S. Secretary of State to discuss Aleppo crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a0f27b73654df8a204e339e4c979cb