FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Sep 2016 10:13:51 -07:00The Latest: Investigators probe mom's disappearance at sea, 29 Sep 2016 17:00:07 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the mystery surrounding a man who was rescued at sea after floating for a week on a life raft (all times local): ExxonMobil polluted river, ignored climate change, 29 Sep 2016 16:15:05 GMTBOSTON (AP) — ExxonMobil is being sued by a Boston-based environmental group that says the company has polluted the Mystic River and failed to consider the potential impacts of climate change. The data your car collects and who can use it, 29 Sep 2016 16:20:13 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Your car knows more about you than you think. in Afghanistan says 15 civilians killed in US air strike, 29 Sep 2016 16:58:43 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations in Afghanistan said on Thursday that an airstrike in the eastern province of Nangarhar near the Pakistan border killed at least 15 civilians and injured another 13. says it has struck militants across Kashmir frontier, 29 Sep 2016 16:53:57 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India said Thursday it carried out "surgical strikes" against militants across the highly militarized frontier that divides the Kashmir region between India and Pakistan, in an exchange that escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors. president says Pope Francis will visit the country early next year, 29 Sep 2016 16:14:59 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian president says Pope Francis will visit the country early next year. nabs prosperous smuggler sneaking migrants to Britain, 29 Sep 2016 16:14:01 GMTPARIS (AP) — French authorities have arrested and convicted a top smuggler and his accomplice who had reigned over desperate migrants trying to sneak to Britain, earning 300,000 pounds ($390,000) a month and hiding travelers amid onions to keep police off their trail. orders former real estate mogul to pay creditors $286M, 29 Sep 2016 16:55:55 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. judge has ordered a former luxury real estate mogul to pay $286 million to the creditors of a Montana club for the ultrarich that he is accused of fleecing for personal gain before driving it into bankruptcy. president says Pope Francis to visit, 29 Sep 2016 16:54:26 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says Pope Francis will pay a visit to his country in the first quarter of next year. Guard shoots man accused of trespassing at mine, 29 Sep 2016 16:53:59 GMTOAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say a security guard at a mine has fatally shot a man in a confrontation over trespassing., Britain, France sign pact for new UK nuclear plant, 29 Sep 2016 15:59:18 GMTLONDON (AP) — Officials from China, Britain and France have attended a signing ceremony to mark the final approval for the construction of the new Hinkley Point nuclear power station in southwest England. touted at Paris car show, but await their moment, 29 Sep 2016 16:37:12 GMTPARIS (AP) — When will electric-powered cars become a practical choice for ordinary people? The question hangs in the air at the Paris auto show, where Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and General Motors are showing off electrics they hope are the on-ramp to a profitable future. official strikes deal as contempt hearing looms, 29 Sep 2016 16:42:27 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (KOH'-bahk) has struck a deal with the American Civil Liberties Union that he hopes will help him avoid a contempt finding. moves football championship game to Orlando, 29 Sep 2016 16:55:00 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The ACC is moving its 2016 football championship to Orlando's Camping World Stadium., friends of Marlins' Fernandez to attend funeral Mass, 29 Sep 2016 16:35:47 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez were set to attend a private funeral Mass on Thursday. take up trademark case that could affect Redskins, 29 Sep 2016 16:13:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a First Amendment clash over the government's refusal to register offensive trademarks, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name.'s Novamont invests $112 million in biochemical plant, 29 Sep 2016 17:01:11 GMTMILAN (AP) — The Italian biochemical company Novamont on Thursday unveiled the first plant in the world to make a chemical compound used in the production of plastics with renewable sources. could come to East Coast monkfish business, 29 Sep 2016 16:38:46 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators are working on a new plan to manage the monkfish fishery on the East Coast. Bryant avoided Cowboys for 2 days, fearing news on knee, 29 Sep 2016 17:08:23 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant missed medical appointments and team meetings over two days away from the Dallas Cowboys this week as the star receiver tried to avoid bad news about his injured right knee. to look into Gabon situation at government's request, 29 Sep 2016 16:54:57 GMTLIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she will conduct a preliminary investigation into the situation in Gabon, as requested by the government. plows into New Jersey station; 1 dead, 100-plus hurt, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:35 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A crowded commuter train plowed into the bustling Hoboken station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said. Latest: Teacher shot by teen a 13-year classroom veteran, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:33 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a teenager who is accused of killing his father before shooting three people at a school in South Carolina (all times local): awarded to man who suffered in jail with broken neck, 29 Sep 2016 17:06:51 GMTKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal jury has ruled that Tennessee's Knox County owes a former inmate $2,000 for each of the 70 days the man spent behind bars with an undiagnosed, untreated broken neck that caused him so much pain he considered killing himself. lawmakers heap blistering criticism on Wells Fargo CEO, 29 Sep 2016 17:08:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed. states sue to block US ceding control of Internet group, 29 Sep 2016 16:10:08 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Three conservative states are suing the Obama administration in an attempt to block the U.S. government from ceding oversight of some of the internet's core systems. World likely won't avoid dangerous warming mark, 29 Sep 2016 16:10:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn't done, global temperatures will likely hit dangerous warming levels in about 35 years. Latest: McConnell says he chooses not to discuss Trump, 29 Sep 2016 16:37:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT): says failure in Syria may leave Russia in quagmire, 29 Sep 2016 16:47:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration official told lawmakers Thursday that the failure of a cease-fire in Syria poses serious consequences for Moscow and gives the United States leverage, an argument that drew a skeptical response from Republicans and Democrats.'s city council votes down 2024 Olympic bid, 29 Sep 2016 16:46:20 GMTROME (AP) — As far as city leaders are concerned, Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics is finished. anxious after Florida sinkhole contaminates water, 29 Sep 2016 16:41:40 GMTMULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Neighbors of an unplugged sinkhole sending contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste cascading into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful, and fuming that it took three weeks for them to be notified about the disaster. Latest: UN: Number of besieged in Syria nears 1 million, 29 Sep 2016 16:10:46 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): accuses US of siding with 'terrorists' in Syria, 29 Sep 2016 16:08:43 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials accused the U.S. on Thursday of siding with "terrorists" in Syria, in a sign of escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington amid the battle for Aleppo. investigate apparent murder-suicide in College Park, 29 Sep 2016 16:07:10 GMTCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say two people are dead in what appears to be a murder-suicide in College Park. Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 law, 29 Sep 2016 16:39:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican Thursday warned that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama's veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have "unintended ramifications" and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the measure. push is on to reunite CBS and Viacom, 29 Sep 2016 17:08:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Media mogul Sumner Redstone is pushing for a reunion between CBS and Viacom, more than a decade after they went their separate ways. crashes into New Jersey station; 1 dead, 100-plus hurt, 29 Sep 2016 16:41:30 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A crowded commuter train crashed into the bustling Hoboken station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said.'s mother 'shocked and saddened' by school shooting, 29 Sep 2016 16:15:13 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The mother of a teen accused of killing his father and wounding two students and a teacher at a rural South Carolina elementary school says his family is "shocked and saddened." Latest: Reid advises Trump to avoid infidelity issue, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT): saw override coming, but still it stung, 29 Sep 2016 16:56:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House saw it coming, but still it stung. hotel cat loved by guests despite its weight battle, 29 Sep 2016 16:29:53 GMTWATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — A 31-pound cat who greets visitors at a New Hampshire resort is winning over guests and internet viewers alike as he deals with a metabolism issue. Latest: German, Turkish leaders decry Aleppo violence, 29 Sep 2016 16:27:05 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): judge sides with conservationists in red wolf fight, 29 Sep 2016 17:01:36 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge said that federal wildlife officials have failed to protect the world's only wild population of red wolves in a preliminary ruling that restricts the government's ability to remove the animals from private property. US on verge of ending Syria talks with Russia, 29 Sep 2016 16:39:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is on the verge of ending Syria talks with Russia. dies in Islamic Jihad tunnel in Gaza 'accident', 29 Sep 2016 17:05:05 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Gaza Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed in an accident while working in a "military tunnel" used by Islamic Jihad, a Palestinian militant group. found dead in villa on African island, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:48 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man says his family has been given little information on how his two sisters died while vacationing on a tropical African island. rights council seeks greater monitoring of Yemen abuses, 29 Sep 2016 17:06:13 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Human Rights Council has called for greater U.N. monitoring of rights abuses in war-torn Yemen, but overlooked calls for an independent probe of abuses amid airstrikes by a Saudi-led, Western-backed coalition blamed for the deaths of hundreds of civilians. figures to attend funeral of Israel's Shimon Peres, 29 Sep 2016 16:32:12 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The following world figures have confirmed attendance at Shimon Peres' funeral in Jerusalem on Friday: accuses US of threatening support for nuclear attack, 29 Sep 2016 16:29:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry is accusing the Pentagon of making a veiled threat to back its allies in an attack on Russia with nuclear weapons. IT MATTERS: Russia looms as key issue for United States, 29 Sep 2016 17:00:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Russia cannot be ignored. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has never posed such a vexing problem to U.S. policymakers as it does now. From Eastern Europe to the Middle East and increasingly Asia and the Americas, Russia is making its voice heard and its presence felt. Latest: Pelosi says Democrats can still capture House, 29 Sep 2016 16:25:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):