FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 24 Jul 2016 03:39:26 -07:00After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46f7e81a618f48e7a6c6b4222873ae1cSun, 24 Jul 2016 10:06:29 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan soldiers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46f7e81a618f48e7a6c6b4222873ae1cValentina Shevchenko stuns Holly Holm at UFC Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b062d428580746a28a83e77510ec3e6fSun, 24 Jul 2016 06:08:29 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A traumatic start at Valentina Shevchenko's training camp didn't deter her from pulling off another shocking upset in the UFC women's bantamweight division.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b062d428580746a28a83e77510ec3e6fG20 countries pledge to boost growth, dampen Brexit shockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b12feb1a40d4a76b8e4a370aa5365cfSun, 24 Jul 2016 07:34:58 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Finance officials of major economies pledged Sunday to boost sluggish global growth but announced no joint initiatives and promised to defend against the shockwaves of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b12feb1a40d4a76b8e4a370aa5365cfSwedish ex-prime minister Thorbjorn Falldin dead at 90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e8a2b998dc64b5591c1c98b13acf14dSun, 24 Jul 2016 09:30:23 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Thorbjorn Falldin, a pipe-smoking sheep farmer who became prime minister in Sweden's first non-socialist government after World War II, has died at the ago of 90.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e8a2b998dc64b5591c1c98b13acf14dIraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 12 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f37480b9a05450187139849393d529aSun, 24 Jul 2016 09:04:26 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f37480b9a05450187139849393d529aIraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 10 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccccd2ed0fc149d1848486869ea41d7aSun, 24 Jul 2016 06:46:29 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing against a security check point in northern Baghdad has killed at least 10 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccccd2ed0fc149d1848486869ea41d7aThousands attend funeral for slain critic of Cambodia leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f09b3a068130431ea5cd3d32824a203cSun, 24 Jul 2016 07:54:24 GMTPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Cambodians marched Sunday in the funeral procession for a leading government critic who was fatally shot in an attack that raised suspicion of a political conspiracy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f09b3a068130431ea5cd3d32824a203cTrump: France, others hit by terror may face more screeninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/403b33d747e14a3d99bda02b381f8a6eSun, 24 Jul 2016 08:36:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the "extreme vetting" he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/403b33d747e14a3d99bda02b381f8a6eIndia asks 3 Chinese journalists to leave countryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58946a3abced43c3b5b716d7aaced190Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:27:54 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government has asked three Chinese journalists working for official Xinhua News Agency to leave the country this month, refusing to extend their visas, an official said Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58946a3abced43c3b5b716d7aaced190G-20 countries pledge to protect against Brexit shockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1094be1fe13492b9c0e5f2d5d25ae74Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:09:50 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Global finance officials promised Sunday to protect the world economy from the shockwaves of Britain's European Union referendum and to boost sluggish growth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1094be1fe13492b9c0e5f2d5d25ae74AP EXPLAINS: For 69 years, Kashmir is torn by deadly strifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b8bfd331b66463e91955088333d31b7Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:53:42 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — When news spread that Indian troops had killed 22-year-old Burhan Wani, a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group on July 8, the public response was spontaneous and massive. Tens of thousands of angry youths poured out of their homes in towns and villages across the Himalayan region, hurling rocks and bricks and clashing with Indian troops.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b8bfd331b66463e91955088333d31b7Sano homers, Nunez drives in 3 as Twins rally past Red Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27f85efd6bfc41cc86eb0113e94dbaf4Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:52:22 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are proving they haven't given up.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27f85efd6bfc41cc86eb0113e94dbaf4Saudi air defense forces shoot down missile fired from Yemenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f4fa3672e67451f901ec1a0e261f674Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:06:07 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen says Saudi air defense forces have shot down a ballistic missile fired at the kingdom from Yemen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f4fa3672e67451f901ec1a0e261f674The Latest: Burned body found at California fire scenehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18cc728cbbee4a658e88542bcdc9c1f0Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:21:34 GMTSANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18cc728cbbee4a658e88542bcdc9c1f0ASEAN split on how to deal with China in South China Sea rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/982e4a5dedbe40eaad2ddf652a78c280Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:39:55 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Southeast Asia's main grouping opened a meeting of their foreign ministers Sunday, deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea that has impacted some of its members and whipped up an increasing diplomatic quagmire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/982e4a5dedbe40eaad2ddf652a78c280Snedeker leads amateur du Toit, Johnson in Canadian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2008427dbe514b80a17e7a3511b27b95Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:54:45 GMTOAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Jared du Toit was in position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 62 years — and the first amateur to break through on the PGA Tour in 25 seasons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2008427dbe514b80a17e7a3511b27b95Iraqi officials: A suicide bomber attacks security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing at least 10 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af1a3c99cd164128861b008eb04a488cSun, 24 Jul 2016 06:29:37 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials: A suicide bomber attacks security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing at least 10 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af1a3c99cd164128861b008eb04a488cAs Democratic convention nears, excessive heat settles inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e9020415a61400682a8a8d3369373a1Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:46:29 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — As thousands of delegates arrive in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, it's not just politics they have to contend with — it's also the hot and sticky weather.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e9020415a61400682a8a8d3369373a1Ceremony marks 4 years to go before Tokyo hosts Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67c0bff65f6841c3b4a8144751d1a5ecSun, 24 Jul 2016 08:44:35 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Organizers held a ceremony on Sunday to mark four years to go before Tokyo hosts the 2020 Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67c0bff65f6841c3b4a8144751d1a5ecStory's 2 home runs leads Rockies over Braves, 8-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31840bdf29884454ac6eee5a3eaec98eSun, 24 Jul 2016 05:25:38 GMTDENVER (AP) — Trevor Story looked up to Troy Tulowitzki as he climbed through the Colorado Rockies' minor leagues. Now he's looking down at his mentor after another big night at the plate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31840bdf29884454ac6eee5a3eaec98eMassive delays stall England to France vehicle traffichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca15eabb511a4e15b8562f511d18a4e2Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:47:08 GMTLONDON (AP) — British border agents are moving in to help French officials deal with gigantic backups for travelers trying to cross the English Channel into France.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca15eabb511a4e15b8562f511d18a4e2Tiger mauls woman to death in Chinese wildlife parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b513e8d47bfa4f399dcb3818ce0a9b24Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:47:19 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Siberian tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing mauled a woman to death and wounded another when they stepped out of their car in an enclosure, a Chinese state-run newspaper said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b513e8d47bfa4f399dcb3818ce0a9b24Authorities say burned body found at scene of Southern California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41e43d67ccef4cf9a16ab5d37b88dbafSun, 24 Jul 2016 04:51:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say burned body found at scene of Southern California wildfire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41e43d67ccef4cf9a16ab5d37b88dbafBavarian official says military aid needed in time of crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded25b8f34b64c3482d6fb04d3bf7bc8Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:27:33 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Bavaria's top security official says Germany needs to be able to call upon its military in times of crisis like Friday night's shooting rampage at a Munich mall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded25b8f34b64c3482d6fb04d3bf7bc8White Sox ace Chris Sale scratched after destroying jerseyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c3e055ef3894186b3ff77a24c8e9bc5Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:25:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night and sent home after he destroyed collared throwback uniforms that the team was scheduled to wear.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c3e055ef3894186b3ff77a24c8e9bc5Venus Williams holds off Riske, reaches Stanford finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04a225e94888480792a31817835c535aSun, 24 Jul 2016 04:58:26 GMTSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Venus Williams is having such a blast with her tennis again at age 36, she has many more tournament titles in mind before she's done.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04a225e94888480792a31817835c535aDNC rules meeting agrees to a compromise on superdelegateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/767957e4c9cd4538869017709aa7c217Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:48:19 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The role of superdelegates could be significantly reduced in future Democratic presidential primaries under a compromise deal struck at the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/767957e4c9cd4538869017709aa7c217Saudi official makes rare Jerusalem visit, meets Israelishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6260784886854b2f983a37a2cf91c41aSun, 24 Jul 2016 06:53:29 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry says a senior official has met with a visiting former military general from Saudi Arabia. The meeting marks a rare public engagement between countries that have no official relations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6260784886854b2f983a37a2cf91c41aTim Kaine gets a warm homecoming in Richmondhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eab164fa06094bf78ae38f4bd12b47a8Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:12:35 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sen. Tim Kaine received a hero's welcome outside his Richmond home, capping off his debut as Hillary Clinton's running mate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eab164fa06094bf78ae38f4bd12b47a8China suspends 4 local officials after deadly floodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f4bf2b0f0364ab99db2312e7e6bc9efSun, 24 Jul 2016 09:48:22 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Provincial authorities in northern China said Sunday that they have suspended four local officials for inadequately responding to floods over the past week that killed 114 people and left 111 others missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f4bf2b0f0364ab99db2312e7e6bc9efIraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 11 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f75ef66b6364c068bc5880383eda72cSun, 24 Jul 2016 07:17:03 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 11 people, Iraqi officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f75ef66b6364c068bc5880383eda72cWilliamson, Giants beat Yanks 2-1 in 12 innings, stop skidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8030f8235aee4909ab4b890c61c5c300Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:54:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Mac Williamson had crossed paths with Ivan Nova before.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8030f8235aee4909ab4b890c61c5c300No ASEAN consensus on South China Sea row _ for nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea2f6c53c97341f6a952a6b62161cd03Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:43:28 GMTVIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Southeast Asia's main grouping apparently failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate that officials said they hope to resolve after closed-door parleys on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea2f6c53c97341f6a952a6b62161cd03Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f61d8c25894e0c9f79a347849b0a6cSun, 24 Jul 2016 10:18:42 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday, a day after at least 80 people were killed by a suicide bomber attack on a peaceful demonstration. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f61d8c25894e0c9f79a347849b0a6cProsecutor: Venezuela first lady's nephews confess drug dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/800a7d2ab7184dceb4b18949d74bd06eSun, 24 Jul 2016 06:05:01 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two nephews of Venezuela's powerful first lady confessed to trying to smuggle 800 kilograms (1,763 pounds) of cocaine into the U.S., according to prosecutors in the politically-charged case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/800a7d2ab7184dceb4b18949d74bd06eChina imposes anti-dumping duties on Japan, Korean, EU steelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e0baa940d034aafa234c930be452f7eSun, 24 Jul 2016 09:50:00 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's Ministry of Commerce said Sunday that it has imposed anti-dumping duties on steel imports from Japan, South Korea and the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e0baa940d034aafa234c930be452f7eChina rolls out world's largest amphibious aircrafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89fbbbd8cfeb424f903ea97499850a10Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:16:10 GMTBEIJING (AP) — An official news agency says China has unveiled the world's largest amphibious aircraft that Beijing plans to use for marine missions and fighting forest fires.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89fbbbd8cfeb424f903ea97499850a10Francis and Poland differ on migrants ahead of pope's visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e780b60702943b0aa6edec10a4c90f7Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:19:16 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Support for migrants is so central to Pope Francis' vision for the church that he has made welcoming them a potential test for those seeking entry to Heaven on Judgment Day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e780b60702943b0aa6edec10a4c90f7Decision time: IOC poised to rule on Russia's status for Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1da5e712644fd4a8859699d95d8d9aSun, 24 Jul 2016 09:55:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — As the clock ticks down to the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, international Olympic leaders are facing a seminal moment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1da5e712644fd4a8859699d95d8d9aCrawford beats Postol in title unification fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35223e2dd6f04e369f3f064a80741587Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:43:36 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Terence Crawford was so sure of his victory Saturday night that he spent part of the final round with his hands at his side, taunting Viktor Postol.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35223e2dd6f04e369f3f064a80741587LEADING OFF: Kluber vs O's, Cards pitch rookie in primetimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5574206ba806455e987a8ddc2ce34b64Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:12:19 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5574206ba806455e987a8ddc2ce34b64Turkey to hire 20,000 teachers following coup attempthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39a02bd9223c49879677b53cd4e568e4Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:05:31 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey says it plans to hire more than 20,000 teachers to replace those who have been fired in a purge of suspected coup plotters in schools and other institutions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39a02bd9223c49879677b53cd4e568e4Swedish ex-prime minister Thorbjorn Falldin dead at 90.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7626c7660d4424ab9293be8ee670afeSun, 24 Jul 2016 08:17:11 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Thorbjorn Falldin, a pipe-smoking sheep farmer who became prime minister in Sweden's first non-socialist government after World War II, has died at the age of 90.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7626c7660d4424ab9293be8ee670afeBaton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c25e1ab2fd944bd9be38910204159359Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:09:11 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The city of Baton Rouge will continue to memorialize officers slain in a shoot-out outside a convenience store just a week ago with funeral services planned Monday for police officer Montrell Jackson.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c25e1ab2fd944bd9be38910204159359Foreign athletes use Brazilian connections to make it to Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8de5322dd58749d4a6fb0bf0e11a662dSun, 24 Jul 2016 05:01:56 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8de5322dd58749d4a6fb0bf0e11a662dBurned body found as wildfire burns near Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/925a565fa66742778f9ebfe7b682e542Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:00:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of homes remained evacuated Sunday as two massive wildfires raged in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities said a burned body was found in one neighborhood swept by the flames.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/925a565fa66742778f9ebfe7b682e542Marching migrants arrive near Serbia-Hungary border by trainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e264f2ce351f4098941df532c8ac7dc3Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:13:27 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian authorities say that a group of migrants and asylum-seekers who set off two days ago on a protest march toward the border with Hungary have traveled part of the route by train before proceeding on foot to seek entry into the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e264f2ce351f4098941df532c8ac7dc3Tigers, White Sox to resume suspended game Sundayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99949deb2664cef8fdfb4321e26bc06Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:41:38 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Detroit Tigers thought they were going to face one of the best pitchers in baseball. They also assumed they would play a complete game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99949deb2664cef8fdfb4321e26bc06Healy's HR caps 3-run 9th-inning rally, A's beat Rays 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9658d9fbc8714e00a24cee4f36626a72Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:44:22 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ryon Healy was so focused on getting to second base the Athletics rookie didn't realize he had hit a game-ending home run until he looked up and saw third base coach Ron Washington celebrating.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9658d9fbc8714e00a24cee4f36626a72Intense airstrikes in Syria Aleppo province hit clinicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f5f2f460844a3fa3381ffa919cbb9dSun, 24 Jul 2016 10:15:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes have struck five clinics in the northern province of Aleppo where violence has intensified in recent weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f5f2f460844a3fa3381ffa919cbb9d