FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:56:42 -08:00Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607d497056224ef7b3b5e090fc3ac544Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:31:23 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania arrived in Gambia's capital Friday in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power, while a regional military force was awaiting orders to act.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607d497056224ef7b3b5e090fc3ac544Venus focused on tennis, not age, in record 73rd Grand Slamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700552cf89dc46a3ad91e578170bf2daFri, 20 Jan 2017 12:44:19 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One could never accuse Venus Williams of being sensitive about her age. Not the way she keeps making self-deprecating jokes about it at the Australian Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700552cf89dc46a3ad91e578170bf2daMelania Trump's hometown in Slovenia marks inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b2d5c69b3754c58af27fb43b3c81c21Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:42:26 GMTSEVNICA, Slovenia (AP) — The inauguration of Donald Trump is a big thing for a small town in Slovenia where the future U.S. first lady traces her roots.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b2d5c69b3754c58af27fb43b3c81c21With little room to maneuver, Syria's rebels head for talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7f627fadf3b41b0826d4e5e5b29f21bFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:08:51 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels are sending more than a dozen representatives next week to the capital of Kazakhstan for talks with government representatives, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7f627fadf3b41b0826d4e5e5b29f21bNice prosecutor: no security lapse in Nice attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71b4a3194e91486aa4b7753ce9e4d4fbFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:10:01 GMTNICE, France (AP) — Nice public prosecutor has dismissed allegations that French authorities and the city of Nice failed to implement proper security measures in July when a man drove a truck into the crowds, killing 86 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71b4a3194e91486aa4b7753ce9e4d4fbProtesters make their mark on Trump's inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b0e4d825ee4577a807fad3b6f4f30aFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:25:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Bearing signs reading "Let freedom ring" and "Free Palestine," protesters pitching diverse causes but united against the incoming president demonstrated in the early hours of Inauguration Day, intent on making their mark as Donald Trump prepared to take office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b0e4d825ee4577a807fad3b6f4f30aIRA leader turned peacemaker McGuinness announces retirementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/695a819e0e934c8cbef3d6113b183afaFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:52:38 GMTLONDON (AP) — Allies and political opponents paid tribute Friday to Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army commander-turned-peacemaker who is stepping down as one of Northern Ireland's most influential politicians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/695a819e0e934c8cbef3d6113b183afaWill Trump end globalization? The doubt haunts Davos' elitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba65020f8d546468d9f7f6e87f25dceFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:35:07 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — It's been impossible to escape the shadow of Donald Trump at this year's gathering of the business elites at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba65020f8d546468d9f7f6e87f25dceThe Latest: Germany doubts US to reject free tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ad5ce34fb464c91888a6d317b318122Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:29:32 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ad5ce34fb464c91888a6d317b318122Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d758a3e4020741029c21f5ab13d74f9fFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:08:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d758a3e4020741029c21f5ab13d74f9fThe Latest: Mexican druglord "El Chapo" is in US courthousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66399f52715b4b01a361fa09db0a13e5Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:39:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman facing drug trafficking and other charges in the United States (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66399f52715b4b01a361fa09db0a13e5The Latest: Early risers head to Mall for Trump's inauguralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d8822b93151473f8ae0871db2db6f31Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:42:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d8822b93151473f8ae0871db2db6f31The Latest: Early tweet from Trump, 'It all begins today!'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebbe841f964d49138ae93f61b23b3857Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:51:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebbe841f964d49138ae93f61b23b3857Royal Navy removes WWII bomb from River Thames in Londonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a6fddc5d65843c9a5bcbe0b8067943cFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:31:48 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy on Friday removed and detonated a still-dangerous World War II bomb whose discovery in the River Thames shut down a chunk of central London.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a6fddc5d65843c9a5bcbe0b8067943cThe Latest: Trump heading to church, then to see Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f777d21d014743ecba8688d997c377dfFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:45:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f777d21d014743ecba8688d997c377dfBritish man dies at 2022 World Cup stadium site in Qatarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29c8537c2c7f41ee80680ed3f5614b61Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:53:36 GMTA British man has died working on World Cup stadium building site in Qatar, where construction conditions have come under sharp scrutiny since the country was awarded the 2022 soccer tournament.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29c8537c2c7f41ee80680ed3f5614b6110 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79c64beb6e044f48a821abc7d18aca63Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:45:22 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79c64beb6e044f48a821abc7d18aca63Solange Knowles headlines progressive 'Peace Ball'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32f2d04408004ecebc614db0c8f7833cFri, 20 Jan 2017 12:26:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The main attraction, Solange Knowles, didn't hit the stage until close to midnight, but the 3,000 or so enthusiastic guests packed into the National Museum of African American History and Culture weren't going anywhere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32f2d04408004ecebc614db0c8f7833c$43M verdict upheld for duo exonerated in LI teen's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e392c37c015435695c3ad88cd57ccebFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:37:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a $43 million jury verdict against a Long Island county after DNA evidence exonerated three men who had been convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a teenager in 1984.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e392c37c015435695c3ad88cd57ccebRescue crews find some 8 people alive after Italy avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7418d753b4af4ff4b9eeea6d618a0193Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:26:33 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews located up to eight people alive in the kitchen of an avalanche-crushed hotel on Friday, an incredible discovery that boosted spirits two days after the massive snow slide buried around 30 people in the resort.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7418d753b4af4ff4b9eeea6d618a0193DC police are shot at, then fire on pursuit suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19d7fb589c7415a85255db47128b811Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:31:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police have charged a man with shooting at an off-duty officer and leading authorities on a chase.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19d7fb589c7415a85255db47128b811Passengers scream as Florida alligator leaps into airboathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b3afbd179b449b3aa7919f167895d10Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:19:25 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A Missouri couple vacationing in Florida had a close encounter with an alligator when it leapt into their airboat and became wedged in the boat's railing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b3afbd179b449b3aa7919f167895d10Danes can also fight militants with Iraqi troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1284f936ea4474bd8d714448489a57Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:16:08 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has extended the mandate of an undisclosed number of special Danish troops training Iraqi troops fighting Islamic State group, to also fight militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1284f936ea4474bd8d714448489a57The Latest: Federer has no problem with Berdych, yet againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314c7bac5a9e4b0b9b68c94c2f1de0fcFri, 20 Jan 2017 12:14:35 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314c7bac5a9e4b0b9b68c94c2f1de0fcPolice: Deputy fatally shot armed male in Virginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05b36e4006a4d54b040bb6fd260b394Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:51:06 GMTWOODFORD, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a Caroline County sheriff's deputy fatally shot an armed male during a domestic call.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05b36e4006a4d54b040bb6fd260b394The Latest: Reports: Italy avalanche survivor total now 8http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7bf7809b904442bb8a6236a468b23daFri, 20 Jan 2017 12:32:33 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7bf7809b904442bb8a6236a468b23daRussian political elites revel in Trump's inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60aa985e99214990a662f5f6f2360f1eFri, 20 Jan 2017 12:16:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public excitement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60aa985e99214990a662f5f6f2360f1eWoman charged in teen's shooting says she felt unsafehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b15aba0a74f04c598e7761c3eb6f8ba1Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:18:26 GMTMACON, Ga. (AP) — A central Georgia woman charged with shooting a teenage boy in the head says she and her husband had been terrorized at home by rock-throwing youths.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b15aba0a74f04c598e7761c3eb6f8ba1NTSB: Pilot certified 21 days before Lake Erie plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c382c2f07d436a9801a602e03bad4eFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:44:34 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The pilot of a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month received his certification to fly that type of aircraft just 21 days before the fatal crash, according to the National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c382c2f07d436a9801a602e03bad4eThe Latest: Trump backer in DC says, 'I'm here for history'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab5acdda72434e46bee9fe177d5a8782Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:20:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab5acdda72434e46bee9fe177d5a8782The Latest: All quiet at the White House on Inauguration Dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d012b55eb548e18d5bb7961ccf2a92Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:51:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d012b55eb548e18d5bb7961ccf2a92UNESCO: 30 percent of Aleppo's ancient city destroyedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b259524b8ef4738aebbd03797d9559cFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:46:47 GMTPARIS (AP) — UNESCO says about a third of the ancient city of Aleppo has been destroyed during the war in Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b259524b8ef4738aebbd03797d9559c'The Hobbit' book returned after 38-year unexpected journeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e2f90f69edb46718f0bad123089c14bFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:41:08 GMTITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A hardbound edition of "The Hobbit" is back on the shelves at a New York library nearly 40 years after it was checked out by a reader who traveled the world as a Marine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e2f90f69edb46718f0bad123089c14bSyria: IS destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyrahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14beee3c002e4eb1b7b0b52f8a28d179Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:03:01 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants destroyed the landmark ancient Tetrapylon and parts of the 2nd century Roman theater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra, the government and opposition monitoring groups said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14beee3c002e4eb1b7b0b52f8a28d179Correction: Davos-The Latest storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4d1b39bf84e4f939aa4476a6cee6685Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:53:43 GMTDAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — In a story Jan. 19 about the World Economic Forum, The Associated Press reported erroneously that WTO director-general Roberto Azevedo said Britain would leave the trade body once it exits the European Union. In fact, he said it would have to renegotiate its obligations with WTO members, not the trade body itself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4d1b39bf84e4f939aa4476a6cee6685Raining $20s: Money falls out of armored car on interstatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3016ece094354cfebbc5d4a3e819c88eFri, 20 Jan 2017 13:41:30 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police say a number of people grabbed some quick cash when the back of an armored car opened on Interstate 40 in Raleigh.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3016ece094354cfebbc5d4a3e819c88eObama denies pardon request for former Alabama governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa29f7731da14865acf2346adf4db783Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:02:21 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Barack Obama has denied a clemency petition from former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who is nearing the end of a prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa29f7731da14865acf2346adf4db783Spokesman: Police officer shot in New Orleans suburbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e15a407f0c64dd0afe88621fcc77d20Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:41:31 GMTMARRERO, La. (AP) — A spokesman says a police officer has been shot in a town outside New Orleans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e15a407f0c64dd0afe88621fcc77d20Federer joins Murray in 4th round at Australian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69993485d32b4371a48f09e94c9841e0Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:55:05 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer showed against 10th-seeded Tomas Berdych that his first two wins against qualifiers at the Australian Open really were warmups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69993485d32b4371a48f09e94c9841e0Guilty plea by man in $3M Connecticut jewelry heisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cb8f23e600f4608a0f42eee7035e965Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:18:12 GMTBRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty for his role in a kidnapping and the theft of about $3 million worth of merchandise from a Connecticut jewelry store.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cb8f23e600f4608a0f42eee7035e965Lottery loser waives consolidated threat charges to courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/334449bc5a364bf1ae11c7ecd1836b20Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:45:28 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman accused of making repeated obscene and threatening phone calls to Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters has waived her right to a preliminary hearing after prosecutors consolidated some charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/334449bc5a364bf1ae11c7ecd1836b208 people found alive in rubble of avalanche-struck hotel, including 2 children, ANSA reports, citing carabinierihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/514216d01b31432a86ee531c7f66be12Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:25:02 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — 8 people found alive in rubble of avalanche-struck hotel, including 2 children, ANSA reports, citing carabinieri.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/514216d01b31432a86ee531c7f66be12The Latest: French Open champion Muguruza into 4th roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fb5344ae058479f8950a0a379729ddfFri, 20 Jan 2017 12:33:36 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fb5344ae058479f8950a0a379729ddfMan with knife attacks in Paris rail system, fleeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2a636aa6f3c428badcce0aaf63b6b6aFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:45:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — Police say a man armed with a knife attacked passengers in the Paris rail system seemingly at random, before fleeing into the night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2a636aa6f3c428badcce0aaf63b6b6aDocuments: Prosecutor caught on video having sexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42c6420d54ea4ba7a711a522082a8858Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:59:22 GMTDUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Court documents show that a Georgia prosecutor arrested in a prostitution sting was shown on video having sex.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42c6420d54ea4ba7a711a522082a88584 killed, 15 hurt after car strikes pedestrians in Melbournehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b9b725d460845028cc28ea09b1b19faFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:37:02 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A man with a history of mental health and drug abuse issues drove into a street crowded with pedestrians in Australia's second-largest city on Friday, killing at least four people, including a child, and injuring around 15 others, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b9b725d460845028cc28ea09b1b19faSuspect in Florida officer's slaying faces 5 new chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a73eebfda064a1f94e81deee9b9c28bFri, 20 Jan 2017 12:51:57 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A day after an expletive-laced court appearance on charges he killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend, a fugitive is due in court again in Florida to face five new charges filed against him in the death of an Orlando police officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a73eebfda064a1f94e81deee9b9c28bProtesters planning to disrupt Donald Trump's big dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6beb9cdc1df4ac89526a0399f750fe0Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:46:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority of those expected in Washington on Friday will be there to celebrate, some protesters say their plan is to do their best to disrupt the day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6beb9cdc1df4ac89526a0399f750fe0Gore stays mum on Trump meeting, says 'it's not the last'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c357343d3eb04c11b17d312f85ad92bfFri, 20 Jan 2017 11:59:35 GMTPARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore said that while he wouldn't divulge specifics about his December conversation with Donald Trump, it wasn't "the last conversation."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c357343d3eb04c11b17d312f85ad92bf5 reported alive in rubble of Italian hotel hit by avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c02fed6cf643f28c58f2832c1a22d6Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:55:21 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Five people were found alive in the rubble of an Italian hotel Friday, two days after an avalanche tore through the mountain resort and trapped an estimated 30 people inside, rescue crews reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c02fed6cf643f28c58f2832c1a22d6