FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Oct 2017 04:06:03 -07:00Hinchcliffe and Wickens team for Canadian IndyCar lineup, 18 Oct 2017 09:01:08 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports will field an all-Canadian lineup next season as James Hinchcliffe returns to the IndyCar team alongside Robert Wickens., US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan, 18 Oct 2017 10:23:53 GMTYEI, South Sudan (AP) — When South Sudan's Yei region turned violent in the midst of the country's civil war last year, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. Government soldiers were burning villages and slaughtering men, women and children, they warned.'s interior minister resigns over wildfires response, 18 Oct 2017 09:19:55 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services resigned Wednesday after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year. in Somali capital march in defiance after attack, 18 Oct 2017 09:32:22 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Somalia's capital in a show of defiance after the country's deadliest attack. doctors strike for a day to pay, bureaucracy, 18 Oct 2017 10:40:34 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of doctors across the Czech Republic have closed their clinics and offices for one day to demand higher pay and protest bureaucracy. says Iraqi Kurds miscalculated with referendum vote, 18 Oct 2017 10:51:29 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region "miscalculated" in going ahead with last month's independence referendum. Texas house fire kills 6, including 5 children, 18 Oct 2017 09:25:34 GMTSILSBEE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a house fire in eastern Texas has killed a woman and five children. air safety body urges halt on use of Kobe Steel products, 18 Oct 2017 09:48:05 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has recommended that companies suspend use of Kobe Steel products when possible. plea but no jail for elderly jewel thief Doris Payne, 18 Oct 2017 10:23:15 GMTCHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — A notorious jewel thief arrested at a Walmart in Georgia got no jail time during her latest court appearance. plea but no jail for jewel thief Doris Payne, 87, 18 Oct 2017 10:57:43 GMTCHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — A notorious jewel thief recently arrested at a Georgia Walmart store got no jail time during her latest court appearance. What to know about donating your car to charity, 18 Oct 2017 11:00:57 GMTIt's easy to donate a car to charity if all you want to do is get rid of it. Simply call a charity that accepts old vehicles, and it will tow your heap away. But if you want to maximize your tax benefits, it's more complicated. Here's a walk through some of the considerations, with the usual proviso that you should discuss these issues with your tax preparer before you act. Latest: Allies stress diplomacy over North Korean nukes, 18 Oct 2017 08:43:35 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic meetings between the United States, South Korea and Japan over the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): opens its first electric vehicle charging points, 18 Oct 2017 08:40:11 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell is opening its first electric vehicle recharging points at three gas stations in Britain, part of the oil giant's efforts to respond to a global push toward zero-emission vehicles. things to know about China's twice-a-decade party congress, 18 Oct 2017 09:22:40 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The crucial parts will be held behind closed doors, but journalists, academics and more than a billion Chinese citizens will be closely watching for any public hints signaling change at this week's twice-a-decade congress of China's ruling Communist Party. police station damaged in explosion, no injuries, 18 Oct 2017 10:36:12 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A powerful explosion caused serious damage to a police station in southern Sweden early Wednesday, authorities said, adding that there were no injuries and nobody has been arrested. top leader urges Europe to do more to back nuclear deal, 18 Oct 2017 10:36:54 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says Europe should do more to back the nuclear deal after President Donald Trump refused to re-certify the pact. workers remove "fatberg" of grease from sewer pipe, 18 Oct 2017 09:37:55 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A "fatberg" that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed. ruler urges end to trade embargo, calls for talks, 18 Oct 2017 09:00:25 GMTBOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Qatar's emir has urged neighboring states to lift an "unfair" 4-month-old trade embargo and said he's ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis. groups deplore worsening repression in Cambodia, 18 Oct 2017 09:44:57 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Rights groups say foreign governments should refuse to recognize Cambodia's next elections and consider sanctions on its leaders if the main opposition party is dissolved. Latest: Rajoy calls on Catalan leader to act sensibly, 18 Oct 2017 09:59:26 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): Latest: Nuclear envoys meet over North Korean threat, 18 Oct 2017 10:29:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic meetings between the United States, South Korea and Japan over the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): stocks mixed, Nikkei up on likely ruling party win, 18 Oct 2017 08:51:15 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Wednesday, as some indexes got a boost from overnight gains on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark rose as expectations grew that a likely ruling party win in Sunday's parliamentary elections will help stability and growth. The Shanghai Composite index climbed as China's ruling communists began a congress that is due to give President Xi Jinping a second, five-year term. from US, S. Korea, Japan discuss N. Korean threat, 18 Oct 2017 11:00:08 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan reaffirmed their countries' commitment Wednesday to finding a diplomatic solution to the threat posed by North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program. However, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan stressed that the allies must be prepared for any contingency. player cut from Albright passes on reinstatement, 18 Oct 2017 10:08:18 GMTREADING, Pa. (AP) — A football player who was offered reinstatement after being cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania says he will not rejoin the team. Things to Know for Today, 18 Oct 2017 10:25:19 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: of Asia: Delegates arrive in rain at China congress, 18 Oct 2017 09:47:40 GMTIn this photo by Associated Press photographer Andy Wong, security officers hold umbrellas in the rain outside the Great Hall of the People as delegates arrive for the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress in Beijing. OFF: Dodgers seek sweep; Yanks try to solve Keuchel, 18 Oct 2017 09:15:43 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:'s interior minister, in charge of emergency services, resigns after more than 100 die in wildfires this year, 18 Oct 2017 08:51:35 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's interior minister, in charge of emergency services, resigns after more than 100 die in wildfires this year. delayed for 'cocaine cowboy' on the run for 26 years, 18 Oct 2017 08:42:52 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Trial has been delayed for a Florida man who eluded capture on drug charges for 26 years and is described by authorities as the last of Miami's "cocaine cowboys."'Frog fans' of China's elder Jiang light up social media, 18 Oct 2017 10:25:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping was at the podium giving a three-and-a-half hour speech to outline his grand vision for a "new era" of China. But for young Chinese cracking jokes on social media, all eyes were on their 91-year-old cult favorite struggling to stay awake in the front row. Latest: Pope Francis deplores Somalia's deadliest attack, 18 Oct 2017 09:56:42 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local): of Buffalo police diver recovered from Niagara River, 18 Oct 2017 10:34:44 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo police have found the body of an officer who went missing during a training dive in the Niagara River. Syrian fighters clearing war remnants in Raqqa, 18 Oct 2017 10:39:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria were removing land mines and clearing main roads in Raqqa on Wednesday, a day after their commanders declared the city was under their control, a spokesman said. parties meet to sound out red lines for coalition, 18 Oct 2017 10:53:25 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting members of three smaller political parties to sound out their red lines before formal talks on forging a coalition government. Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for, 18 Oct 2017 11:01:59 GMTMIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman who says she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone. Small businesses' appetite for financing weakens, 18 Oct 2017 10:11:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses' appetite for financing has weakened in the second half of the year, along with their revenue outlook. premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back down, 18 Oct 2017 10:45:53 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister on Wednesday urged Catalonia's leaders to back down from their bid to gain independence for the region, a day before a central government deadline that could significantly deepen the country's political crisis. Latest: Shots fired as thousands march in Somali capital, 18 Oct 2017 09:47:11 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local): wages continue to lag inflation despite low unemployment, 18 Oct 2017 08:54:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — Official figures show that household incomes in Britain continue to be squeezed even though the country's unemployment rate remains at its lowest level in 42 years. protest jailing of Catalan secession leaders, 18 Oct 2017 09:09:40 GMTMADRID (AP) — About 50 Spanish and Catalan party lawmakers have held up posters in Spain's parliament demanding the release of two pro-Catalonia independence movement leaders, describing them as political prisoners. man on trial accused of spying in Germany, 18 Oct 2017 11:02:48 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A Swiss man is on trial in Frankfurt on espionage charges over allegations he spied on German tax investigators for his homeland. Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue, 18 Oct 2017 10:36:47 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago. court: Police height limit may discriminate against women, 18 Oct 2017 10:57:51 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Europe's top court has ruled that setting a blanket minimum height requirement for all police academy recruits could be considered discrimination against women. deplores Somalia bombing that killed over 300, 18 Oct 2017 09:15:23 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has deplored the Somalia bombing that killed more than 300 people. chief: Market reforms must promote growth for all, 18 Oct 2017 09:55:32 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments must ensure that pro-business reforms create economic benefits for everyone if the changes in worker protections are to find acceptance. aviation safety agency recommends companies suspend purchases of Kobe Steel products, 18 Oct 2017 09:07:11 GMTTOKYO (AP) — EU aviation safety agency recommends companies suspend purchases of Kobe Steel products.'s leader urges end to trade embargo, calls for talks, 18 Oct 2017 10:17:00 GMTBOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Qatar's emir urged neighboring states to lift an "unfair" 4-month-old trade embargo and said Wednesday that he's ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis. says it won't buckle in visa dispute, 18 Oct 2017 10:18:00 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says the country won't buckle under U.S. "impositions" as officials from both countries held discussions to try and resolve a dispute over visas. approves extension of Afghanistan, Mali deployments, 18 Oct 2017 09:50:57 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has approved extending Germany's military deployments in Afghanistan, Mali and several other nations — but only for three months as she seeks to form a new government. Serbs pass resolution against NATO membership, 18 Oct 2017 10:16:20 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serb lawmakers passed a non-binding resolution Wednesday opposing the country's potential membership in NATO, a symbolic measure that's part of longstanding efforts by pro-Russia politicians in Bosnia to keep the country away from the Western military alliance.