FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Aug 2015 09:24:56 -07:00Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally killed lion, 02 Aug 2015 15:39:41 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Another American illegally killed a lion with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July. to know about Canadian hydropower in US Northeast, 02 Aug 2015 15:42:20 GMTPower produced by hydroelectric generators in Canada have played a part in the U.S. Northeast's electricity landscape for four decades, and experts say its role will only increase. Some points about current production and proposals to bring more Canadian power to the region: Spanish yachtsman rescued from sea after 4 hours, 02 Aug 2015 15:00:51 GMTMADRID (AP) — Event organizers say an 84-year-old yacht owner who fell into the Mediterranean Sea was rescued four hours later and is still keen to compete in a race. alleges 2nd American involved in illegal lion hunt, 02 Aug 2015 15:13:18 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An American killed a lion in an illegal hunt with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, as an international outcry persisted over another U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July, authorities said Sunday. gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants, 02 Aug 2015 15:05:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.'s Sun wins 3rd straight world title in 400 freestyle, 02 Aug 2015 15:38:30 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — Sun Yang of China has won the first gold medal of pool swimming at the world championships in Russia. Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag, 02 Aug 2015 15:44:25 GMTHANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display. rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?, 02 Aug 2015 15:35:17 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely. crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190, 02 Aug 2015 15:28:07 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation. Crown winners usually succeed in 1st race back, 02 Aug 2015 14:45:28 GMTOCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history — win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood, 02 Aug 2015 14:21:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers. NYC gunfire incidents leave 2 dead, 11 wounded, 02 Aug 2015 15:20:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Two people were killed and 11 others wounded in three overnight shootings in New York City, including nine people hurt when gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn, police said Sunday. Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggers election campaign ahead of Oct. 19 vote, 02 Aug 2015 14:22:07 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggers election campaign ahead of Oct. 19 vote. Review of soldiers condemned in Boko Haram war, 02 Aug 2015 16:06:55 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army is ordering a review of the cases of more than 600 soldiers and officers, including dozens condemned to death for allegedly deserting the battle against Islamic extremists., Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time, 02 Aug 2015 16:08:38 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades. PM triggers election with vote in October, 02 Aug 2015 16:04:21 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggered an election campaign Sunday and set the vote for Oct. 19, when Harper and his Conservative party hope to earn a fourth term after almost a decade in power. pro-government fighters get arms shipments, 02 Aug 2015 15:54:14 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Pro-government fighters in Yemen have received weapons shipments in the war-torn city of Aden, as Shiite rebels scramble to deploy reinforcements, military officials from both sides said Sunday. cuts welfare rolls to ease budget crisis, 02 Aug 2015 15:46:43 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Sunday it will stop giving cash handouts to another million of its wealthiest citizens in order to ease a budget crisis caused in part by plunging oil prices and sanctions linked to its disputed nuclear program. unveils never-displayed photos of Louis Armstrong, 02 Aug 2015 15:03:48 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A century after the teenage Louis Armstrong's first pro gig at a honky-tonk, an exhibit about the jazz singer and trumpeter's complicated relationship with his hometown is opening in a state museum in New Orleans' French Quarter., 93, peeved by incomplete housing discrimination case, 02 Aug 2015 14:54:13 GMTHAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area community that targeted blacks by demolishing poor neighborhoods is scrambling to come up with money to finally end the case — 44 years after a federal judge found clear evidence of discrimination. indications of potential gang violence at 75th Sturgis, 02 Aug 2015 14:52:02 GMTSTURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Never-before-seen crowds are expected to ride into the craggy, evergreen-dotted Black Hills of western South Dakota this week, all headed to the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The new favorite mode for American political debate?, 02 Aug 2015 15:54:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone's happy. police shooting in Wal-Mart under review 1 year later, 02 Aug 2015 16:16:38 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A year after a 22-year-old black man was killed by a white police officer while carrying an air rifle in an Ohio Wal-Mart, federal officials' review of the case remains unfinished as his relatives plan an anniversary vigil — and the region grapples with the aftermath of a different deadly police shooting. sues celebrity chef over canceled DC restaurant, 02 Aug 2015 14:58:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's organization is suing celebrity chef Jose Andres for backing out of a hotel project in Washington., Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit, 02 Aug 2015 14:39:56 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.'s Sarah Sjoestrom sets world mark in 100 butterfly, 02 Aug 2015 15:07:11 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — Sarah Sjoestrom of Sweden has set a world record in the semifinals of the 100-butterfly at the world swimming championships. police detain several gay activists, 02 Aug 2015 16:11:26 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg on Sunday detained several gay activists who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday. of Trump's charity giving elusive, 02 Aug 2015 14:27:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, widely believed to the be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country's most generous citizens, according to an Associated Press review of his financial records and other government filings. forces kill 8 suspected IS members in North Caucasus, 02 Aug 2015 13:11:58 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's counterterrorism agency says its forces in North Caucasus have killed eight militants who had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group. African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in capital, 02 Aug 2015 14:30:27 GMTBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic's capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said.'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a bust, 02 Aug 2015 15:42:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the box office. raging north of San Francisco threatens homes, 02 Aug 2015 16:03:34 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a massive blaze raging in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco spread overnight covering more drought-stricken ground. beats Fognini to win Hamburg Open, 02 Aug 2015 14:38:13 GMTHAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame some sloppy play on his beloved clay to beat Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-5 and win the Hamburg Open for the second time on Sunday.'s president visits area worst-hit by flooding, 02 Aug 2015 16:00:15 GMTKALAY, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president on Sunday visited one of the worst-hit areas of the flood-stricken country, saying that water levels are slowly receding and that he hopes people can soon return to their homes. singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72, 02 Aug 2015 14:51:05 GMTLONDON (AP) — Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72. pledges 800 troops to anti-Boko Haram force, 02 Aug 2015 14:58:40 GMTCOTONOU, Benin (AP) — Benin's president has vowed to contribute 800 troops to a regional force intended to combat the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. pro-government fighters receive new weapons, 02 Aug 2015 15:11:57 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Pro-government fighters in Yemen have received weapons shipments in the war-torn city of Aden, as Shiite rebels scramble to deploy reinforcements, military officials from both sides of the conflict said Sunday. cuts welfare rolls to ease budget crunch, 02 Aug 2015 14:43:53 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will stop giving cash handouts to another million of its wealthiest citizens in order to ease a budget crisis caused in part by sanctions linked to its disputed nuclear program. Ports again seek federal permit for cruise terminal, 02 Aug 2015 14:53:18 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Almost two years after a federal judge called for a do-over, the South Carolina Ports Authority is again seeking an Army Corps of Engineers permit for a contentious $35 million cruise passenger terminal in Charleston. soldiers dead, 31 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey, 02 Aug 2015 14:35:58 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of violence between the government forces and the autonomy-seeking insurgents. robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly, 02 Aug 2015 14:57:25 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. look at state actions, a year after Ferguson's upheaval, 02 Aug 2015 14:47:03 GMTLegislators in nearly every state this year proposed measures stemming from the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who had scuffled with a white Ferguson officer. Brown's death triggered large protests and repeated clashes between heavily armored police and protesters. spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more, 02 Aug 2015 15:51:33 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public. make police changes after unrest over citizen deaths, 02 Aug 2015 14:45:42 GMTThe fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white Ferguson, Missouri, policeman was a catalyst for change in the St. Louis suburb. Other cities also have made changes over the past year following high-profile cases in which civilians were fatally shot by officers or died in police custody. Here's a look at some of those incidents that drew national attention and the subsequent changes. in Memphis continues after officer, 33, fatally shot, 02 Aug 2015 15:54:21 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said., 2 other vehicles crash near LA; 11 people injured, 02 Aug 2015 16:17:39 GMTSANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Five people are in critical condition after a crash involving a limousine and two other cars in Southern California. mementoes: Cowboy boots, prayer beads, lunch box, 02 Aug 2015 15:59:20 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 14 display cases at Kennedy Space Center contain intensely personal mementoes and other items representing the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia accidents. wounded in attack on Jerusalem gay pride parade dies, 02 Aug 2015 15:19:39 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A teenage girl seriously wounded after an anti-gay extremist stabbed her and several others in last week's attack on Jerusalem's gay pride parade died Sunday, a hospital official. fight to lift ban at Utah ski resort, 02 Aug 2015 15:10:27 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group of snowboarders have reasserted their claim that a ban at Utah's Alta Ski Area amounts to discrimination, with a new appeals court filing that pushes back against the notion that their lawsuit would set off a string of discrimination suits. flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects, 02 Aug 2015 15:01:06 GMTON THE ST. CROIX RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Jockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers, protruding concrete segments and barges full of heavy equipment — all elements of one of the biggest, most expensive bridge projects the Upper Midwest has seen.