FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:11:27 -07:00The Latest: Russia says 272 athletes approved for Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e34e601c104171a2968fc67d47047cFri, 29 Jul 2016 09:30:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e34e601c104171a2968fc67d47047cHuge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72527a197d964f689aa939799d402dc5Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:15:03 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied U.S. waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois until it disappeared from many states a half-century ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72527a197d964f689aa939799d402dc5Looking at Friday in the PGA Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e3a5f70dd2149e79b2e668aa390c346Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:39:28 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — When the first round of the PGA Championship was over there was plenty to talk about and a whole lot to look forward to.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e3a5f70dd2149e79b2e668aa390c346The Latest: Pope visits Birkenau, site of Nazi gas chambershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24abe503da1242f4acfe947bdd8fcae6Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:34:16 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24abe503da1242f4acfe947bdd8fcae6Italian banks under glare as EU stress tests results duehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d8462b92f494cec9c73c207ebba018dFri, 29 Jul 2016 09:38:31 GMTMILAN (AP) — The spotlight is on Italy's troubled banks as regulators prepare to release the results Friday of stress tests of EU lenders that will show how much money the country's financial sector, the most troubled in the region, needs to avoid rekindling a eurozone crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d8462b92f494cec9c73c207ebba018dCalifornia coastline wildfire is big and getting biggerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23bafb37e86542f988a3023b186ed1aaFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:49:11 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning along California's Big Sur coastline keeps growing a week after it broke out, and looks to be a problem for the scenic region for weeks to come.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23bafb37e86542f988a3023b186ed1aaRed Cross: up to 1 million Iraqis may have to flee fightinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05059e1fdb0c421abf529a6b5c497132Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:50:21 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The international Red Cross says up to 1 million Iraqis could be forced to flee their homes in the coming weeks amid worsening fighting in the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05059e1fdb0c421abf529a6b5c497132Pope writes in Auschwitz guest book: "Lord, have pity on your people. Lord, forgive so much cruelty."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa80fd0ce0247afa23d9b2e819cc018Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:38:12 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope writes in Auschwitz guest book: "Lord, have pity on your people. Lord, forgive so much cruelty."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa80fd0ce0247afa23d9b2e819cc018The Latest: Pope meets Christians who helped save Jewshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05a78dc58f3452e806bcff33b1063cdFri, 29 Jul 2016 09:18:20 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05a78dc58f3452e806bcff33b1063cd21 journalists appear in court in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8db98cd9120a464ba9337b1a267a972dFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:49:46 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Twenty-one journalists are appearing in court in Istanbul after being detained as part of a sweeping crackdown following Turkey's July 15 failed military coup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8db98cd9120a464ba9337b1a267a972dThe Latest: Russian athletes under WADA scrutiny in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d6baef8a3c49a5809cff453109a173Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:37:54 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d6baef8a3c49a5809cff453109a173Pope visits Auschwitz, prays at saint's cellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d966d2b9ebb41adb260dc4f0fcae038Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:23:19 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler's forces killed more than 1 million people, most of them Jews.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d966d2b9ebb41adb260dc4f0fcae038Refugees run long, inspiring road to Rio's world stagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65d975683c634035a8669473dab11aceFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:01:26 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — They were used to running barefoot on baking ground. They were raw, untrained. All eager.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65d975683c634035a8669473dab11aceAsian markets mixed; BoJ announces modest stimulus expansionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/375593ec6642463baf4516dd1185cce3Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:38 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Friday after the Bank of Japan announced a modest expansion of its lavish monetary stimulus to perk up sluggish growth, disappointing markets and sending the Japanese stock index only slightly higher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/375593ec6642463baf4516dd1185cce3AB InBev sees strong sales for main brands like Coronahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/160a4e57e285410da605b3021b1fab69Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:49:39 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has reported a 4.3 percent rise in second-quarter operating profit to $4.01 billion amid strong sales of its main brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/160a4e57e285410da605b3021b1fab69Bulls' Butler enjoying time with US national teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c3c562934a4459a386e00d9a81d5eaFri, 29 Jul 2016 07:47:06 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler spun a basketball on his finger. He joked around with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving during a brief 1-on-1 exchange. He smiled as some of the NBA's biggest stars lobbed some playful barbs in his direction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c3c562934a4459a386e00d9a81d5eaRomania: senior banker detained in corruption probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f864e7dee1de4b0098050174bbcff2a2Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:57:29 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Anti-corruption prosecutors have detained the deputy governor of Romania's central bank on suspicion that he engaged in influence-peddling, illicitly receiving 1 million euros ($1.1 million) when he was parliament speaker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f864e7dee1de4b0098050174bbcff2a2The Latest: Silence spoke for pope at Auschwitz-Birkenauhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ae6f48bfc049d89cda26ac64b95334Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:37:52 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ae6f48bfc049d89cda26ac64b95334China warns after attacks on Olympic delegates in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5075e42967e49f7b72c189ff8a37a8bFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:01:59 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China has issued a safety warning to Chinese visiting Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics following a spate of thefts and armed robberies committed against its athletes, officials, members of the media and others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5075e42967e49f7b72c189ff8a37a8b2 dozen Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers stage protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11ae0f44306c42e6a1a22a9e1dbdb97fFri, 29 Jul 2016 07:44:16 GMTBEIJING (AP) — About two dozen Chinese relatives of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Friday staged a small protest outside China's Foreign Ministry calling on governments to continue searching for the plane.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11ae0f44306c42e6a1a22a9e1dbdb97fBarclays says core profit before tax rose 19 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfc822c460b74bb18379a27c198fd561Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:41:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — Barclays plc said Friday second-quarter earnings rose 19 percent as the bank expressed confidence it could weather the uncertainty of Britain's exit from the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfc822c460b74bb18379a27c198fd561Japan central bank adds stimulus, cites global uncertaintieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e26416998afc45deb48536d9095a01e7Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:51:54 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank opted Friday for a modest expansion of its lavish monetary stimulus to help perk up sluggish growth and combat deflation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e26416998afc45deb48536d9095a01e710 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95042e1ea3824c4592e494f1d4f66679Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:59:13 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95042e1ea3824c4592e494f1d4f66679Sony's profit falls on yen, lagging cellphones, Japan quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8471f62ee5134d0e953ca345f39e34d0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:56:41 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Sony Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter profit dipped 74 percent to 21.2 billion yen ($205 million), as earnings were hammered by a strong yen and lagging smartphone sales, and a quake in southwestern Japan that disrupted its camera parts and semiconductor production.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8471f62ee5134d0e953ca345f39e34d0Spain: Rajoy to begin bid to form gov't but calendar unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe9fdc5a839c44f6b076dbba0dfc10f5Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:21:59 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was to begin calling opposition party leaders Friday in a bid to get badly needed parliamentary support after accepting the king's petition to try to form a government following last month's inconclusive elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe9fdc5a839c44f6b076dbba0dfc10f5Lake Tahoe warming 15 times faster than long-term averagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3258f1bb65648b5817db784bfeb7ef1Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:54:00 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — The average surface temperature of Lake Tahoe has risen faster over the last four years than any time on record — 15 times faster than the long-term warming rate over the past half century, scientists say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3258f1bb65648b5817db784bfeb7ef1The Latest: Russia taekwondo team approved for Rio Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66e0b245c18844c2a5997a8996967c48Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:33:54 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66e0b245c18844c2a5997a8996967c48The Latest: Pope prays in Auschwitz cell of Catholic sainthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2825894ce8114efb964699852aafbc47Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:59:41 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2825894ce8114efb964699852aafbc47Syrian activists: US-led coalition strikes kill 28 civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75d3f6445d240c2b995c505da98a78cFri, 29 Jul 2016 09:24:04 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting a village in northern Syria held by the Islamic State group killed 28 civilians, including seven children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75d3f6445d240c2b995c505da98a78cAre Swedes having less sex? The government wants to knowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ace698391ffc45bb9c6f9bf468102ceeFri, 29 Jul 2016 09:30:11 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish government is launching a major study of the sex lives of the country's citizens after reports that lovemaking is on the wane.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ace698391ffc45bb9c6f9bf468102ceeIndian authorities re-impose curfew in Kashmir's main cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f1a74126f33402d8bc7bb00b4a229a0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:54:12 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities on Friday re-imposed a curfew in the main city of Srinagar in Indian-controlled Kashmir to prevent a protest march to the main mosque called by separatist leaders angered by the killing of a top rebel leader earlier this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f1a74126f33402d8bc7bb00b4a229a0The Latest: Pope hears penitential prayer at death camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc008d3a54c44b5682b02ba8403e28cdFri, 29 Jul 2016 09:06:33 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc008d3a54c44b5682b02ba8403e28cdThe Latest: Pope writes prayer for God's pity in guest bookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bfabcd0cc4e4a27bc09f4dec5d4f5e4Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:50:27 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bfabcd0cc4e4a27bc09f4dec5d4f5e4The Latest: Pope meets Auschwitz survivors at Death Wallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bb50b5e868a4adb952beef04b5a2841Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:37:54 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bb50b5e868a4adb952beef04b5a2841Scenes from a city under siege in Indian-controlled Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8304121a9dda463d9c1f4fab69d93103Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:01:56 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — In Indian-controlled Kashmir, where violence has come in grim cycles for more than two decades, people know what to expect when tempers rise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8304121a9dda463d9c1f4fab69d93103Restaurant employees fired for refusing to serve officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3a8bacb7a65475085cb5e3ae2f1cae1Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:12:20 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two employees have been fired after denying service to a uniformed D.C.-area police officer at a Noodles & Company restaurant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3a8bacb7a65475085cb5e3ae2f1cae1NOAA: Drone technology aids whale research off Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d06c0893d8fa4bcab6ef700070eed24fFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:54:37 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Federal researchers returning from a 30-day expedition to study whales and dolphins around the Hawaiian Islands said they are looking for clues to help sustain healthy populations of the marine mammals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d06c0893d8fa4bcab6ef700070eed24fPromoting national unity, Clinton also seeks to build trusthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b3aecd5bbca4d488a2441c29f23aa95Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:40:25 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton capped off a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American political life must convince voters that she rather than Republican rival Donald Trump can bring a deeply divided nation together.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b3aecd5bbca4d488a2441c29f23aa95World markets mixed; BOJ announces modest stimulus expansionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/095280f270654996ac831f6168a6a536Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:10:18 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — European shares were mixed in early trading on Friday after a spotty day in Asia as investors were disappointed by the Bank of Japan's modest expansion of its lavish monetary stimulus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/095280f270654996ac831f6168a6a536Atlanta's Olympic venues meet varying fates since 1996http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb9716b0260545558b66666e35e85080Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:44:02 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Twenty years after the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some remnants of that improbable summer remain a highly visible part of the city's landscape, while others quickly faded away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb9716b0260545558b66666e35e85080Police: 2 San Diego police officers shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c301f5f04c457ba5f66fe1701244b2Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:04:16 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Two police officers have been shot in a San Diego neighborhood, and a suspect is reportedly in custody, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84c301f5f04c457ba5f66fe1701244b2Hong Kong groups want unlikely China exit as election loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13e680b51057476ca54816b306cb2b3aFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:11:25 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Britain had its Brexit. Now some in Hong Kong are dreaming of their own version.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13e680b51057476ca54816b306cb2b3aThe Latest: Pope meets survivors of Auschwitz death camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be03d3645c2b4e55be87d4c124512c29Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:51:48 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be03d3645c2b4e55be87d4c124512c29Russia says taekwondo team approved for Rio Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31714e4746e64cec816881aaf0d42e41Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:25:20 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia says its taekwondo team has been approved to compete at the Rio Olympics against the backdrop of the country's doping scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31714e4746e64cec816881aaf0d42e415 new sports move closer to approval for Tokyo 2020 Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adb9f7060ad043289a2fd0013b409f95Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:38:42 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Five sports, including surfing and skateboarding, moved a step closer to being included in the Tokyo 2020 Games after being described as "a dynamic and exciting" package by the IOC.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adb9f7060ad043289a2fd0013b409f954 North Carolina officers cleared in 2015 fatal shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b00596f33fd24a28a37a56771d125410Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:59:22 GMTARCHDALE, N.C. (AP) — An investigation has cleared four North Carolina police officers involved in the 2015 fatal shooting of a man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b00596f33fd24a28a37a56771d125410Eurozone growth halves in Q2 but inflation inches up in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98018cd4278407cadebcbd871b260a1Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:42:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — Economic growth across the 19-country eurozone halved in the second quarter, official figures showed Friday, in a development that's more likely due to the fading boost from lower oil prices and weaker euro than to concerns in the run-up to the British vote on whether to leave the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98018cd4278407cadebcbd871b260a1Sanofi profits down despite growth at Genzyme unithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ac5d4c344164f6c86e930a29566309eFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:06:33 GMTPARIS (AP) — Drugmaker Sanofi has reported an 11 percent fall in profit in the second quarter despite double-digit growth of its biotech unit Genzyme.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ac5d4c344164f6c86e930a29566309eSpain: Rajoy to try to form gov't but calendar still unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d83869c855d8486a9c4eebbda981a54fFri, 29 Jul 2016 07:55:29 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has accepted the king's petition to try to from a government following last month's inconclusive elections but has not made it clear if he will definitely present himself before parliament for the necessary approval.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d83869c855d8486a9c4eebbda981a54f21 journalists appear in Turkish courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8585c8c3aaf4c02b07256586c352306Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:04:09 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Twenty-one journalists were appearing in court Friday after being detained as part of a sweeping crackdown following Turkey's July 15 failed military coup, while the country's Ministry of European Union Affairs suspended several staff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8585c8c3aaf4c02b07256586c352306