FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:36:36 -07:00Egypt court orders detention of 24 minority Nubians 15 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa7a041989fe449aa117ce924bb11128Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:37:50 GMTCAIRO (AP) — A lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the detention of 24 Nubians for 15 days pending investigation for participating in a protest earlier this month. Nubians are an ethnic minority.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa7a041989fe449aa117ce924bb11128Review: 'Battle of the Sexes' serves up a too-timely storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ca0e9dd590e4170a578f4e2af6079ddWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:08:45 GMTCan an inspirational movie also be a drag?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ca0e9dd590e4170a578f4e2af6079ddMoody's: Egypt economy still recovering from 2011 uprisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16bfd91f5e524dd5ab6d8407d91408e1Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:52:56 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's economy has started to improve but has yet to recover from the country's 2011 uprising and the years of unrest that followed, an international credit rating agency said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16bfd91f5e524dd5ab6d8407d91408e1Alexa, what do you see? Amazon said to be working on glasseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87867da0a7ba4282aa291781503d1d55Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:12:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the home, according to a newspaper report.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87867da0a7ba4282aa291781503d1d55Boris Johnson muscles his way to center of UK Brexit debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/581de1683c97417aa4599c858214b48dWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:19:44 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's undiplomatic chief diplomat, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, has thrown politics into turmoil by thrusting himself to the front of the Brexit debate at the worst possible time for the country's leader.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/581de1683c97417aa4599c858214b48dGerman government supports new definition of anti-Semitismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b09367adcc304af2a1e990e0e81bf83bWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:53:10 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The German government has given its backing to a new definition of anti-Semitism intended to inform the work of schools, police and courts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b09367adcc304af2a1e990e0e81bf83bUNC students protesting Silent Sam launch economic boycotthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14fb71a886d4e2b83030f6304c6f97aWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:30:05 GMTCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Student organizers seeking the removal of a Confederate soldier statue at North Carolina's flagship public university have embarked on a monthlong boycott of commercial goods on campus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14fb71a886d4e2b83030f6304c6f97aUS home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, dragged down by Hurricane Harvey and shortage of propertieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65c00ecfddc84c34b087defb30372343Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:00:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, dragged down by Hurricane Harvey and shortage of properties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65c00ecfddc84c34b087defb30372343Mexico official says earthquake death toll has risen to 225http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65bc533e63fe40299d5ab895d83bd776Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:18:05 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico official says earthquake death toll has risen to 225.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65bc533e63fe40299d5ab895d83bd776US home sales off 1.7 pct., hurt by Harvey and low supplyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b03c229126914a34809b06318516b038Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:11:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, pulled down by the effects of Hurricane Harvey and a worsening shortage of available properties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b03c229126914a34809b06318516b038Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71c69ce0a5a0407ab50989fd51d64d46Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:30:19 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea, a cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71c69ce0a5a0407ab50989fd51d64d46Pennsylvania takes credit ratings hit amid budget fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c409259a14b540da83ec2300305cfaf1Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:19:24 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's credit rating is taking a hit, another black eye in the nearly three-month budget stalemate between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c409259a14b540da83ec2300305cfaf1Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c75a35beb7c1401e974436821e87cae4Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:23:47 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 225.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c75a35beb7c1401e974436821e87cae4Philippine troops kill 9 communist rebels in village clashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/532a8aa3cd6d4027b1593bf8abc0419eWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:25:52 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops killed nine communist guerrillas in a clash in a northern province on Wednesday and a government militiaman was abducted by rebels in the latest flare-ups in the decades-long insurgency, military officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/532a8aa3cd6d4027b1593bf8abc0419eThe Latest: Trump, King of Jordan talk terrorismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efab22e826c64d49be38de34d01ecf04Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:16:42 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efab22e826c64d49be38de34d01ecf04Thai authorities detain well-known anti-Muslim Buddhist monkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23601aca7d734c37a38d49c3f05636cfWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:30:12 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have detained a Buddhist monk who has posted online videos that harshly denounce Islam.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23601aca7d734c37a38d49c3f05636cfPatten urges China not to see Hong Kongers as dissidentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ac9b27ea60c4cb9b407f05c7708ea57Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:01:52 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's last British governor urged Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday not to treat the city's residents like dissidents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ac9b27ea60c4cb9b407f05c7708ea57Kansas shooting suspect owes almost $200K in unpaid taxeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b346bdcaa114b83b97bafbd99502819Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:16:21 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting of a Kansas Department of Revenue employee in Wichita was under investigation by the agency and owed nearly $200,000 in unpaid taxes, according to police and records.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b346bdcaa114b83b97bafbd995028193 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dcd2b0313d042e3b2111547fca6690dWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:55:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It will come as no surprise if the Federal Reserve has an announcement to make when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: That it's ready to begin paring its enormous $4.5 trillion portfolio containing Treasurys and mortgage bonds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dcd2b0313d042e3b2111547fca6690dConnecticut man charged with running over, killing, 13 geesehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad397521eb1a4019b7296ecc18455ef4Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:31:40 GMTWATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have charged a man they say intentionally ran over and killed 13 Canada geese.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad397521eb1a4019b7296ecc18455ef4Palestinian rights groups hand dossier on Israel to courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d82bb080f7745d1a88aaad05f141c1dWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:44:48 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Palestinian human rights lawyers and activists on Wednesday handed a 700-page dossier to the International Criminal Court alleging that Israeli authorities are responsible for crimes including apartheid and persecution in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d82bb080f7745d1a88aaad05f141c1dStudy: Most states would take a hit from GOP health billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c83596e84adc4fbba1fcc5464ad0bf30Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:32:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An independent study finds most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c83596e84adc4fbba1fcc5464ad0bf30Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health carehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/befb1eb847794b68a570d7aedfbded61Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:17:05 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/befb1eb847794b68a570d7aedfbded61Clash over Catalan vote heats up in Spain as police swoophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a814fc04806447aa8e984563c194e777Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:08:02 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a814fc04806447aa8e984563c194e777Syria: Battle for IS capital reaches 'final stages'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ce3667366b846d082e84088ce9d67c4Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:18:56 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The battle for the Islamic State group's de-facto Syria capital, Raqqa, has reached its "final stages," the U.S.-backed force leading the assault said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ce3667366b846d082e84088ce9d67c4The Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 225http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1b1d712b5ed4f5790a0f23db4bd4e7eWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:20:35 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1b1d712b5ed4f5790a0f23db4bd4e7eFederer, Nadal happy to play doubles, Borg to decidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e67a0706e5940fb8d0f27b9ee31516fWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:38:53 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup team tennis tournament, expectations are running high about the chance of seeing the two as doubles partners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e67a0706e5940fb8d0f27b9ee31516fUS stocks slip in early trading ahead of Fed announcementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84b3232429f14dbc805360a3949510b4Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:25:31 GMTU.S. stock indexes declined slightly in early trading Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update. Technology and financial companies were down the most. Several packaged food companies also declined. Restaurant chains and specialty retailers were among the biggest gainers. Oil prices were headed higher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84b3232429f14dbc805360a3949510b4Websites for travelers who need info on hurricane regionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35f10ec6f1e946d6bacecaf41520a26dWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:24:10 GMTTourism is a top industry in many destinations that have been hit by hurricanes this season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35f10ec6f1e946d6bacecaf41520a26dLinda Hamilton set to return to 'Terminator' franchisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f471fd01e924927847e1c95d77737ccWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:31:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the "Terminator" franchise for the first time since 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f471fd01e924927847e1c95d77737ccPolice: 3 used obits to steal from cars at funeral homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f6ee60c53e742199bbca9ab31fc2213Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:29:12 GMTROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested three people who used obituaries to plan out thefts of items left in vehicles parked at western New York funeral homes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f6ee60c53e742199bbca9ab31fc2213Torrential rains, flooding kill at least 12 in eastern Congohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a452c120235a48cd898c8295614fc33bWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:19:20 GMTGOMA, Congo (AP) — A Congo official says that flooding caused by torrential rains overnight have killed at least 12 people and left 92 others missing in the country's east.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a452c120235a48cd898c8295614fc33bFire on Cousteau's ship in Turkey delays restoration workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9277dd896c8e41a2a7bd0a2f72cf593fWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:43:58 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — A fire on marine explorer Jacques Cousteau's iconic ship Calypso has delayed the vessel's restoration by between six to eight months, a representative of the Cousteau Society said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9277dd896c8e41a2a7bd0a2f72cf593fEuropean steel merger could see 4,000 jobs axedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/584a8cfc85aa48b792ef53650d05635eWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:23:11 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel of India signed a preliminary deal on Wednesday to merge their European steel operations, a combination that could lead to up to 4,000 job cuts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/584a8cfc85aa48b792ef53650d05635eToshiba board decides on chip sale to Bain Capital grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fad7c20e65943bd9b3730f3ba82e303Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:36:15 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Toshiba's board signed off Wednesday on selling its computer chip business to a group led by Bain Capital Private Equity, but the deal's future remains unclear as Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital opposes it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fad7c20e65943bd9b3730f3ba82e303Man charged after 2 killed when van sped into US from Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c03fc85f6b14998ad02356f60baa047Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:54:27 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. officials have charged an accused human smuggler after two people were hit by a car and killed as they sprinted from a van that sped across the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, into San Diego County.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c03fc85f6b14998ad02356f60baa047APNewsBreak: US to give $32M for Myanmar's Rohingya refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/259123c7d51c4c71b2a00b0d9bcb75abWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:57:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The United States will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslim refugees, the State Department said Wednesday, in the Trump administration's first major response to the mass exodus from Myanmar.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/259123c7d51c4c71b2a00b0d9bcb75abMarkets Right Now: US stocks edge higher in early tradinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15cca498bc2144a8ab03a834b7cfb5adWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:40:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15cca498bc2144a8ab03a834b7cfb5adAP Interview: Morocco to expand counterterror efforts abroadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7e368b8b9714b24b946d175e8948e5bWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:15:23 GMTSALE, Morocco (AP) — A top Moroccan security official says his government is working on a new strategy to track Moroccans who become radicalized in Europe, part of beefed-up counterterrorism efforts by a country that is both a key player in the global anti-extremism struggle and a source of international jihadis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7e368b8b9714b24b946d175e8948e5bStudy shows lengthy waits for asylum applicants in Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7de4efd7911e4ab98629e1f5ff3605caWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:14:01 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Researchers say about half of the migrants who entered Europe during the mass influx in 2015 and 2016 are still awaiting decisions on asylum by the end of that period, and only a small percent had been sent home with their applications rejected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7de4efd7911e4ab98629e1f5ff3605caAP Exclusive: Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0732046a833047698fdf5734dab886f3Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:12:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton's "What Happened" had a big debut.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0732046a833047698fdf5734dab886f3Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba1cb7a785fe4d859edc6b453883717eWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:27:45 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The three-story school structure had pancaked into a pile of concrete slabs. The bodies of 21 children and four adults had been pulled out. But still sounds came from the collapsed structure early Wednesday — nobody knew if they were survivors pounding for help, or simply the noises of shifting rubble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba1cb7a785fe4d859edc6b453883717eTurkish officer hit by rotor blade dies at police schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9194cd7c98a4786a0c5f995ecd06ab4Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:32:58 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a police officer has died after being hit by a helicopter's rotor blade at a police training school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9194cd7c98a4786a0c5f995ecd06ab4Charleston church where 9 killed getting termite repairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607f6438933c49e6a95a5e47fca1b6b1Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:22:58 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina church where nine people were shot and killed more than two years ago is undergoing work to repair termite damage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607f6438933c49e6a95a5e47fca1b6b1Empty bookshelf: 80 books missing from classroom after Irmahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a6c34f8bd348c7869b2c95cfa6134cWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:29:20 GMTDUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teacher found an empty bookshelf when she returned to her classroom, which had served as a shelter for Hurricane Irma evacuees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a6c34f8bd348c7869b2c95cfa6134cThe Latest: Cassidy promotes bill meant to replace Obamacarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8fa4d57a101469c87627b23f29cc3cfWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:53:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8fa4d57a101469c87627b23f29cc3cfProfessor who tweeted about 'future dead cops' is digging inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ef64719d1844ace957afcab0055f20eWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:24:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A professor who tweeted about teaching "future dead cops" at a college of criminal justice says he'll continue to speak out despite being placed on leave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ef64719d1844ace957afcab0055f20eEl Paso Times editor resigns in effort to save newsroom jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4574d7231218470c9de430443ab3e1e3Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:16:28 GMTEL PASO, Texas (AP) — The executive editor of the El Paso Times is leaving the paper after being directed by its parent company to cut newsroom staff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4574d7231218470c9de430443ab3e1e3The Latest: Spain seizes 10 million Catalan ballot papershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d56a8e7d76d42bc8fc52021ec48a81fWed, 20 Sep 2017 13:57:14 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on independence efforts in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d56a8e7d76d42bc8fc52021ec48a81fECB official says stimulus withdrawal should be no dramahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607fe49bb9ca4cec80b20b79fb99e0d4Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:24:46 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A member of the European Central Bank's rate-setting committee says that it is time to start phasing out the bank's bond-purchase stimulus efforts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607fe49bb9ca4cec80b20b79fb99e0d4