FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:34:54 -07:00Azerbaijan holds referendum on presidential term extensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d610bb6bbab94207a688e84a1a21dc5bMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:12:31 GMTBAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Amid international criticism, Azerbaijanis held a referendum Monday on proposed constitutional changes that would extend the presidential term and powers in the ex-Soviet nation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d610bb6bbab94207a688e84a1a21dc5bEgypt's president calls for unity after migrant boat tragedyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/523d2c1c5a4c4e9cbc7dc2296b773261Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:29:15 GMTROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Monday that Egyptians must join hands with the government to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that struck last week when a Europe-bound boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank off Egypt's coast, drowning at least 170 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/523d2c1c5a4c4e9cbc7dc2296b773261Egypt's president defends military's economic rolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a95095b6ccf4a71a49ffcb270fad0faMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:55:14 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president on Monday rejected criticism that the military's growing economic involvement was distracting it from its core duties, an issue that recently moved center stage when the armed forces said it would intervene to end shortages of baby formula.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a95095b6ccf4a71a49ffcb270fad0faIran releases Canadian-Iranian professor held since Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f35aa83f864eafa845bde9f7326aafMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:51:23 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Canadian-Iranian retired professor was released from prison on "humanitarian grounds" and flown out of Iran on Monday, Iran's state-run news agency said, ending her months of detention alongside other dual nationals swept up by hard-liners in the security services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f35aa83f864eafa845bde9f7326aafMall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fad764b5b38420693dbf5167e3cb403Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:46:53 GMTMOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door. He also had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fad764b5b38420693dbf5167e3cb403The Latest: IMF chief: Colombia peace 'extremely positive'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7135d0863d4e6ea0b9be9fcc80ca1bMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:05:25 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7135d0863d4e6ea0b9be9fcc80ca1bKey bridge case witness: 'Traffic problems' email no jokehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d56c0fb4d63040d99a54b5a977d4e067Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:15:25 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The government's key witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case testified Monday that he interpreted an email from one of the defendants that it was "time for some traffic problems" as an order to put a political revenge plot into action and that he immediately told Gov. Chris Christie's campaign manager.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d56c0fb4d63040d99a54b5a977d4e067The Latest: Rescued boater couldn't find mom when boat sankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b2f5b9c115443cb9bd0f04f6d7c509dMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:50:02 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on one of two boaters who was found alive after being missing for a week:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b2f5b9c115443cb9bd0f04f6d7c509dThe Latest: Backers of Colombia's Uribe protest peace dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab91b8500aae49bd84e3542f5e09e9d9Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:20:44 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab91b8500aae49bd84e3542f5e09e9d9Catholic Church alleges smear campaign against slain priestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e44d7cfbbd3f4ad2a722425b896778abMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:32:03 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Roman Catholic Church is criticizing what it considers a campaign to smear three murdered priests by suggesting they were involved in questionable behavior.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e44d7cfbbd3f4ad2a722425b896778abGreece's unions rail against powerful new privatization fundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6488ae0951d445d999e29f13fb0e102Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:56:55 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek labor unions are organizing strikes and protests against a plan to place major state assets under the control of a new privatization fund that will be headed by bailout creditors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6488ae0951d445d999e29f13fb0e102Diplomats: Portugal's Guterres tops fifth poll for UN chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63abce0ce883412f9f85bf982ae5aff7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:45:34 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Portugal's former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres kept his spot as the first choice to succeed Ban Ki-moon as the next U.N. secretary-general, and was the only candidate to get the minimum nine required "yes" votes in the Security Council's fifth informal poll on Monday, U.N. diplomats said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63abce0ce883412f9f85bf982ae5aff7Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/613cc2845d1e426d8afcc5fb9055fdc6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:50:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America's future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/613cc2845d1e426d8afcc5fb9055fdc6Ex-Connecticut Gov. Rowland reports to prison for a 2nd timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d662ed33067947e9bdeecb388492f3e7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:43:55 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has reported to a federal prison in New York to begin serving a 2 ½-year sentence for campaign fraud.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d662ed33067947e9bdeecb388492f3e7Rescued boater spent week adrift on raft; mom presumed deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbbd4408ae944c3eb728e0ea05446175Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:14:53 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A Vermont man whose fishing boat sank spent seven days adrift on an inflatable life raft before he was rescued off the coast of Massachusetts by a passing freighter, but his mother remained missing and was presumed dead, the Coast Guard said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbbd4408ae944c3eb728e0ea05446175Colombia to sign historic peace deal on ending long conflicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ecf8d455ee442fc850c2c050a3ec9c4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:57:10 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia takes a big step Monday toward emerging from its decades-long nightmare of bloody violence when the government and the country's largest rebel movement sign a peace accord that emerged from four years of negotiations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ecf8d455ee442fc850c2c050a3ec9c4Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death on Sundayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a656892d904edd81804b76d4749819Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:44:17 GMTReaction to the death of golf great Arnold Palmer on Sunday at age 87 in Pittsburgh:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a656892d904edd81804b76d4749819Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48fefb7385254867834478f0a0569525Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:07:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48fefb7385254867834478f0a0569525Chinese firm charged with plotting to evade NKorea sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc66e3fc515f471792ddf980bcf924ffMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:15:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday unsealed criminal charges against a China-based company and four of its executives for conspiring to evade U.S. economic sanctions that target North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc66e3fc515f471792ddf980bcf924ffRights group says Pakistan's police commit widespread abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea00d0d1bf4544bba8c5969a78fa140bMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:46:30 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Human Rights Watch said Monday that Pakistan's corrupt and ill-equipped police system encouraged serious rights violations, including arbitrary arrests, torture and "encounter killings," in which police stage shootouts to kill individuals in custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea00d0d1bf4544bba8c5969a78fa140bResearch finds talc doesn't cause cancer; juries disagreehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/030ff6368b0c499e9922f8990d869b7cMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:35:40 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two lawsuits ended in jury verdicts worth $127 million. Two others were tossed out by a judge who said there wasn't reliable evidence that the talc in Johnson & Johnson's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer. So who's right? And is baby powder safe?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/030ff6368b0c499e9922f8990d869b7cPlayer remembers Palmer's 'dashing style' & 'knowing smile'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7b60169b2ba4355bee25582e54e10b0Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:25:58 GMTST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Gary Player remembers the many traits of Arnold Palmer: A fiercely competitive golfer who had a "slashing, dashing" style and didn't know when he was beaten.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7b60169b2ba4355bee25582e54e10b0Ex-Verizon worker accused of selling customer phone recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bb99ca00b1e40f39d6172d17629b24bMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:34:57 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A former Verizon Wireless technician is accused of using the company's computers to obtain customers' private call records — plus data showing where customers' phones were — and then selling them to an unnamed private investigator, federal prosecutors said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bb99ca00b1e40f39d6172d17629b24bAP PHOTOS: These animals are more than meets the eyehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9bc6cd0a314d038dac3bb9d2e863ffMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:06:50 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — An elephant? Look again. Artist Johannes Stoetter paints on human bodies to create images of endangered and other animals. He unveiled his elephant painting Monday at a global wildlife conference. The plight of Africa's elephants is a key issue at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES, which goes through Oct. 5. Also unveiled was an elephant sculpture by Daniel Jansen van Vuuren. Wildlife groups say poachers kill up to 30,000 elephants across the continent each year in pursuit of ivory. Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa are pushing to sell their ivory stockpiles for millions of dollars, but they are opposed by about 30 African nations that want to tighten an international ban on the ivory trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9bc6cd0a314d038dac3bb9d2e863ffSaudi king reduces salaries, perks for senior officialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b503fabb5414698810e12232f02a713Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:36:38 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman is reducing the salaries and benefits of senior government officials as lower oil prices continue to pinch the kingdom's economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b503fabb5414698810e12232f02a713Californians who see animals in hot cars can break a windowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd4453a78aa34e6d86453e9ed6a61263Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:04:18 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who see an animal trapped in a hot car can now break a window to set them free without fear of prosecution under a bill signed over the weekend by Gov. Jerry Brown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd4453a78aa34e6d86453e9ed6a61263Mexico: 6 slain in Pacific coast resort city of Mazatlanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d51bcc851f09452882bb4049f261ea4dMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:59:19 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have found the bound, asphyxiated bodies of five men and a woman in the Pacific coast resort city of Mazatlan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d51bcc851f09452882bb4049f261ea4dJudge orders Kansas official to appear for contempt hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f059854382b42b88b3f3bdf98e5bc98Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:28:34 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to show why he shouldn't be held in contempt for failing to comply with an injunction requiring him to put on voter rolls people who registered at motor vehicle offices without providing citizenship documents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f059854382b42b88b3f3bdf98e5bc98FANTASY PLAYS: Lots of offense means breakout performershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfcc73abff0e402baddc85d4cfb3dab0Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:02:03 GMTWeek 3 of the NFL season offered a nice break from the injury-ravaged first two weeks. While some stars were banged up, Sunday's action was marked by big performances, lots of offense, and a healthy dose of inflated fantasy scores.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfcc73abff0e402baddc85d4cfb3dab0The Latest: Kaine highlights helping those with disabilitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5838d82bffc24b8c8c5adacc9dfc630dMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:43:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5838d82bffc24b8c8c5adacc9dfc630dThe Latest: Witness: Bridge defendants OK'd gridlock planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15a306bd62174a13b68a92e81e2335bcMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:21:15 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest in the trial of two former allies of Republican Gov. Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane closing case (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15a306bd62174a13b68a92e81e2335bcThe Latest: Crews battling California fire brace for hot dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b66231078ac4e48a41e37e4f8dc1583Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:55:11 GMTCLOVERDALE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfire burning north of San Francisco (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b66231078ac4e48a41e37e4f8dc1583The Latest: Residents: Houston shooting lasted about an hourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ec162a4a1934807b08d81c5f6301d86Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:43:39 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ec162a4a1934807b08d81c5f6301d86Pair of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bff647503e264c7c999275e3066ec169Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:58:59 GMTNORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bff647503e264c7c999275e3066ec169Oregon's Timberline Trail reopens after upgradeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd79363405604787a39c285563ab520fMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:19:38 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — An iconic pathway around Oregon's tallest mountain has fully reopened to the public.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd79363405604787a39c285563ab520fWHY IT MATTERS: Jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c93ccad4396400292d807460ab82500Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:25:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c93ccad4396400292d807460ab82500Springsteen's 'Born to Run' takes readers on riveting ridehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c51564ea76f74fd4be81aeaa136b17f6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:53:42 GMT"Born to Run" (Simon & Schuster), by Bruce Springsteenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c51564ea76f74fd4be81aeaa136b17f62 buses headed for NYC crash in Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 44http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b9479b0d9442b4b255e79254ccc1dbMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:55:21 GMTWEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — A bus driver has been ticketed for an unsafe lane change after two New Jersey Transit buses headed to New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal collided in the Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 44 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b9479b0d9442b4b255e79254ccc1dbModerator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f5d46d0da9e4fa6b450463e83ccb9c6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:27:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f5d46d0da9e4fa6b450463e83ccb9c6Police: Man stabbed after cutting in pizza linehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d3b28ef066e40a6b44595631043206cMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:24:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a man stabbed a person who cut in line at a pizza restaurant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d3b28ef066e40a6b44595631043206cBoris Johnson: Britain to continue support Turkey's EU bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b95a55b8fa2249a78c1429ab7dafc3bbMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:16:54 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Britain will continue to support Turkey's bid to join the European Union even after Britain itself leaves the bloc, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b95a55b8fa2249a78c1429ab7dafc3bb6 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f3ab40b6fab41dcbbdf6362ba9a0138Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:05:35 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f3ab40b6fab41dcbbdf6362ba9a0138Business owner, 2 firms face visa fraud chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a69ac32762b46acb696f3564a19fcbeMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:29:50 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey said Monday the part-owner of two information technology firms and an employee fraudulently used a visa program to reduce skilled labor costs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a69ac32762b46acb696f3564a19fcbeThe Latest: Bahrain criticizes US anti-terror billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f186cf4b6cf4b40bbad0efc6c448eb4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:18:36 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f186cf4b6cf4b40bbad0efc6c448eb4'A lot of pain' _ Marlins cope with Fernandez's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e15e70e6981446d99343b053bca906fMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:18:21 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez made his major league debut against the New York Mets in 2013 and was scheduled to face them again Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e15e70e6981446d99343b053bca906fCarroll: Russell Wilson has MCL sprain, but "feeling great"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a6c575164034f45819e45ff1622713aMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:02:21 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has a sprained MCL in his left knee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a6c575164034f45819e45ff1622713aMartin Bashir returning to BBC as religion correspondenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/705bfb3adf924c6fac24f1cff45ec4aeMon, 26 Sep 2016 17:15:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — The BBC says journalist Martin Bashir is rejoining the broadcaster as religion correspondent after many years in the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/705bfb3adf924c6fac24f1cff45ec4aeRose on rape case: 'I feel like I didn't do anything wrong'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f9f56b5a3b942a9977ec9e291839599Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:08:36 GMTWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Derrick Rose says he isn't worried about a rape trial that is to start next week because he feels he "didn't do anything wrong."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f9f56b5a3b942a9977ec9e2918395999 hurt in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39530cf4d5ae4b71afa7e0e374d3cea9Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:38:33 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39530cf4d5ae4b71afa7e0e374d3cea9Elevator trouble closes Washington Monument indefinitelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdde46cd441746b4892968df1535e6c7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:47:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Monument will be closed indefinitely because of ongoing problems with its elevator, the latest in a series of woes for one of the city's most enduring tourist attractions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdde46cd441746b4892968df1535e6c7