FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:27:23 -07:00How the AP-NORC poll on race and police was conductedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38a4202c0510488295cc0e840cd64124Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:23:31 GMTThe Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on race relations and policing was conducted by NORC July 17-19. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,223 adults, including 311 black adults, who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38a4202c0510488295cc0e840cd64124Review: Stand-alone gadgets trump all-in-one deviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22542dac480c4a9ea679e9fa56b22a7dWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:55:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself — until I remembered I've been carrying an iPod almost every day, mostly for my runs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22542dac480c4a9ea679e9fa56b22a7dEgypt to unveil Suez Canal extension in hope of a new erahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab1818f8f00a4dc7bfddab883e99d61dWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:27:43 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt is to unveil a major extension of the Suez Canal on Thursday, a mega-project that has emerged as a cornerstone of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's efforts to restore national pride and revive the economy after years of unrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab1818f8f00a4dc7bfddab883e99d61dAP-NORC Poll: Things to know on views of race and policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc5a320ae2c4869b8aaba968f608095Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:20:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has found a vast gulf between black and white Americans in how they view police officers. Things to know about Americans' opinions and experiences with policing:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc5a320ae2c4869b8aaba968f608095Half of blacks say police have treated them unfairlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283ea822637942ac9d509c452b281800Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:19:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283ea822637942ac9d509c452b281800AP Interview: Japan's 'Godzilla' director wants to surprisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58731d0cd660431c9849a69d74d29ba9Wed, 05 Aug 2015 08:05:03 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Radiation-breathing Godzilla destroyed so many cities and fought so many monsters, the original Japanese film series outgrew its budget and audience. So the filmmaker working on the revival will go back to the basics while still looking to surprise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58731d0cd660431c9849a69d74d29ba9GM Baalke: 49ers would like to keep Aldon Smith beyond yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e192fd90e2834d7696a9bddde59ddc89Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:22:17 GMTSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday night that the 49ers plan to keep Aldon Smith beyond this season and indicated the linebacker would like to re-sign with the team.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e192fd90e2834d7696a9bddde59ddc89At least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 23 people capsizeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e630c7fdf784ca591e53ccc6c849eb6Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:01:19 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Two people died and 25 others were rescued after a passenger boat with about two dozen passengers collided with a fishing boat on Lake Victoria, a police official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e630c7fdf784ca591e53ccc6c849eb6Historian Robert Conquest, Soviet regime expert, dies at 98http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e762e150f74bc8b126268a3bfdb277Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:20:32 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — British-born historian Robert Conquest, whose influential works on Soviet history shed light on the terror during the Stalin era, has died. He was 98.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e762e150f74bc8b126268a3bfdb277News Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb9fd69c82014e6d92a6008de2e17f5cWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:32:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spearheads the latest push to garner support for the Iran nuclear deal with a speech at American University while administration officials work to persuade skeptical lawmakers on Capitol Hill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb9fd69c82014e6d92a6008de2e17f5cAP PHOTOS: Hiroshima after the atomic bomb _ and todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec260803044c41a6ba5b234830e1a04fWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:38:25 GMTHIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Last month, with a handful of black-and-white archival photos in hand, I set out with my camera to document how Hiroshima had changed, 70 years after the atomic bomb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec260803044c41a6ba5b234830e1a04fCrime-scene photos cited in police officer's trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd16d2d6e48d4e239244012876808464Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:37 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys are both expected to intensify their focus on dozens of crime-scene photos and other evidence introduced in the trial of a white North Carolina police officer who fatally shot a black man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd16d2d6e48d4e239244012876808464Q&A on Blagojevich: What's next after request for rehearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04b9fe2e10c84ffd81de7678d02876b8Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:43:29 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has asked the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear his appeal. A three-judge panel of the court in July threw out five of 18 corruption counts and ordered that the Chicago Democrat be resentenced. But if the full court rehears the case and tosses more counts, Blagojevich's chances of shaving significant time off his 14-year prison term would improve.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04b9fe2e10c84ffd81de7678d02876b8Semien homers to push A's past O's 5-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44fe23dbf18d4ca68fe1a1acce69485aWed, 05 Aug 2015 05:07:28 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a two-out, three-run home run in the sixth inning to help Chris Bassitt earn his first win this season, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44fe23dbf18d4ca68fe1a1acce69485aNewborn, umbilical attached, found in stroller on LA streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43d802de9ae0463b8e24cd55aa01b7b6Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:05:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A healthy baby with the umbilical cord still attached has been found abandoned in a stroller on a Los Angeles street.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43d802de9ae0463b8e24cd55aa01b7b6AP NewsBreak: Miami lineman speaks of his heatstroke ordealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fdbe71e8a5d4398a7fec2831a10e07bWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:17:37 GMTCORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Hunter Knighton once went a week without sleeping, afraid to close his eyes because the nightmares were inevitable. Panic attacks were common. Memories were hazy. Breathing was a struggle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fdbe71e8a5d4398a7fec2831a10e07bWidow of ex-South Korean leader arrives in North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c69c80490d2c47cc88bd63da103cbe5cWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:13:52 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The 92-year-old widow of late South Korean President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kim Dae-jung arrived in North Korea on Wednesday for a four-day visit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c69c80490d2c47cc88bd63da103cbe5cAsian stocks mostly higher as investors await US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df60204e2834463bfa0013bc611ad4fWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:10:39 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df60204e2834463bfa0013bc611ad4fTop Pakistan court allows military trials in terrorism caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1defbfd25a924c9ba61b33444d4bdbc7Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:34:15 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled to allow military trials for terror suspects — the latest in the government's campaign against terrorism following last year's Taliban attack on a school that killed nearly 150 people, almost all of them children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1defbfd25a924c9ba61b33444d4bdbc7Economists dump on Trump boast to bring jobs back from Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d372a46fe14feeae3821f4f85334b7Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:29:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump vows to bring back the millions of American jobs lost to China and other foreign competitors if voters put him in the White House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d372a46fe14feeae3821f4f85334b7At least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 200 people capsizeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19aedcc78bbe4de48d5191d9eb693b52Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:08:40 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A police official in Kenya says at least two people have died and many are reported missing after a boat with about 200 passengers collided with a fishing boat on Lake Victoria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19aedcc78bbe4de48d5191d9eb693b52Victim advocates decry Milwaukee archdiocese settlement planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ae4a1ff27642afb02ae2743bac85efWed, 05 Aug 2015 05:33:40 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee would pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement plan decried by advocates for those abused by clergy as paltry but praised by the archbishop as a "rebirth."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ae4a1ff27642afb02ae2743bac85efObama: Iran vote most important intl. debate since Iraq warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98309fd0222847adaaaf53733190b26bWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:54:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation's most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq war, a now unpopular decision that still reverberates through American politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98309fd0222847adaaaf53733190b26bHewitt opens last North American hard-court swing with winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd088abc31644f7e8de5b6e2c81927e1Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:31:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt climbed out of a courtesy car Tuesday afternoon, slung a case of rackets over his shoulder and walked across the Citi Open grounds, accompanied by his 6-year-old son, Cruz, who gave Dad a hand by toting a black gym bag.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd088abc31644f7e8de5b6e2c81927e12 soldiers, 1 rebel killed in ambush in Indian Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5442db50861f4e1ba8683df16c6c9731Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:38:30 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two paramilitary soldiers and one suspected rebel were killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday after a convoy of paramilitary troops was ambushed in the troubled region, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5442db50861f4e1ba8683df16c6c9731Crews report some progress against huge California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10842f1d07444377ba77adaca2c03bd7Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:50:00 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are reporting some progress against a Northern California wildfire that has charred more than 100 square miles of terrain, destroying buildings, threatening many others and sending thousands of residents fleeing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10842f1d07444377ba77adaca2c03bd7China ordains 1st Catholic bishop since 2012 amid tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6e94ccfb82d48019e5fc53d22229448Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:58:11 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A diocese in central China has ordained the country's first Catholic bishop in three years amid tensions between Beijing and the Vatican and a strained relationship between the Chinese leadership and the Christian religion in general.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6e94ccfb82d48019e5fc53d22229448Chicago police officers start youth baseball leaguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612055084cf14f619bbf7d115dd5ddadWed, 05 Aug 2015 05:36:08 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — In one of Chicago's most dangerous neighborhoods, police officers have created a league of their own.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612055084cf14f619bbf7d115dd5ddadWith Rio next, Olympics still a major draw on televisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/128b6d1226e7463d875ff7cca1658f70Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:07:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Olympics move at their own pace, when an athlete can go from unknown to celebrity in a matter of hours.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/128b6d1226e7463d875ff7cca1658f70AP WAS THERE: Egyptian president nationalizes the Suez Canalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be469ef7fd75410fb6f385a727ae8c8aWed, 05 Aug 2015 08:07:00 GMTCAIRO (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In July 1956, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal, marking Egypt's decisive break with its colonial past.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be469ef7fd75410fb6f385a727ae8c8aThe brain or a game, former player Utecht askshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed1b44c1ad774f298dea88b96c2d1a81Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:04:17 GMTEDS NOTE: Ben Utecht was a standout tight end for the University of Minnesota who played in the NFL for six years, becoming a starter and winning a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. He retired in 2009 due to multiple concussions and memory loss. Utecht is now a national speaker, concussion advocate, and musician.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed1b44c1ad774f298dea88b96c2d1a81UN reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a704e6f89640c29e6935f062da8db7Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:43:58 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations said on Wednesday that an increasing number of women and children were getting hurt or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Taliban and other insurgents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a704e6f89640c29e6935f062da8db7Hiroshima bombing order offers glimpse into fateful dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/364a72f1c16949e1a0106c8653472cddWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:11:35 GMTBOSTON (AP) — It's just a few cryptic notations on a badly yellowed sheet of paper, but it changed the course of world history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/364a72f1c16949e1a0106c8653472cddQ&A: A look at the history of Jewish extremism in Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/933ff90eb1a5473193b6e285655181efWed, 05 Aug 2015 05:21:21 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The arrest of a well-known Jewish extremist marks Israel's first concrete step in its new "zero tolerance" approach toward what the government describes as Jewish terrorism. A recent pair of attacks brought into the open long-standing fears about a radicalized and ultraconservative fringe that had been operating below the radar but now appears to be intensifying its violence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/933ff90eb1a5473193b6e285655181efMcCann, A-Rod and Yankees break loose again, rout Red Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53c2104c728b454faee368fb80566b22Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:29:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Brian McCann, Chris Young and the rest of the New York Yankees are enjoying quite a run these days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53c2104c728b454faee368fb80566b22Relatives of Colorado theater shooting victims to testifyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/514b4126c0a4464c88952620b194868fWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:21:57 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Mary Theresa Hoover moved out of the home where her son grew up because it was too hard to live there without him. Sandy Phillips and her husband no longer celebrate Thanksgiving because it falls so near her daughter's Nov. 27 birthday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/514b4126c0a4464c88952620b194868f18 Turkish journalists face prison for 'terror propaganda'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b4ef85b73394182940e78d032fc008bWed, 05 Aug 2015 06:54:23 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prosecutors are seeking sentences of up to seven and a half years in prison for 18 journalists they accuse of engaging in terror propaganda for publishing photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who was killed in a failed hostage rescue operation in March.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b4ef85b73394182940e78d032fc008bChina ordains 1st Catholic bishop since 2012, easing tensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a265b120dc74fd3983001ee393e78e1Wed, 05 Aug 2015 04:50:46 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A diocese in central China has ordained the country's first Catholic bishop in three years in a potential sign of improvement in the long-strained relations between Beijing and the Vatican.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a265b120dc74fd3983001ee393e78e1Israel jails Jewish extremist for 6 months without trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42cefb568ba34c1cb21b9e9a1946f88bWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:06:52 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has jailed a Jewish extremist for six months without charges or trial, expanding a crackdown against militant Jews and deploying a contentious measure typically used for Palestinians suspected of staging attacks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42cefb568ba34c1cb21b9e9a1946f88bWildfire forces evacuation of small town in Washingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fb53e16c5c6449dad9e219ac92c2482Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:50:47 GMTROOSEVELT, Wash. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire has forced the evacuation of an entire small town in southern Washington state, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fb53e16c5c6449dad9e219ac92c2482Remote, rugged area strains California manhunt after attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63f101d32f814b6b97397a9b0f81edd0Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:15:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Searchers are dealing with difficult high-desert terrain — tough to scan and even tougher to traverse — in a manhunt following a series of crimes that includes a kidnapping, a killing, and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63f101d32f814b6b97397a9b0f81edd0A look at Egypt's Suez Canal, past and presenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/120ac2fbbaac496b8beec237000afed5Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:41:44 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt is to unveil a major expansion of the Suez Canal on Thursday in what the government hopes will be a moment of national pride following years of political unrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/120ac2fbbaac496b8beec237000afed5Who's in and who's out at the first GOP presidential debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39948817b5941eea1f985ebc7d41d18Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:39:02 GMTFox News has selected the 10 Republican presidential candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39948817b5941eea1f985ebc7d41d18Urshela's 12th-inning HR gives Indians 2-0 win over Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20360884d42c42158dc40388b576ae69Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:51:06 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Giovanny Urshela hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning after teammate Carlos Carrasco pitched one-hit ball through the first nine, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-0 on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20360884d42c42158dc40388b576ae69At least 24 killed, 300 rescued after trains derail in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/863108da05704aa792e155acb1f5154eWed, 05 Aug 2015 05:36:19 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains derailed minutes apart on flooded tracks on a bridge in central India, killing at least 24 people while more than 300 have been rescued, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/863108da05704aa792e155acb1f5154eSevere crackdown in China on church crosses draws backlashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/411318312ce944b5b72d8867bc7f4d30Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:09:50 GMTLOWER DAFEI VILLAGE, China (AP) — About a dozen Catholics wept and sang hymns outside their church as a man climbed to the top of the building and sliced off its steel cross with a cutting torch. It toppled with a thud.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/411318312ce944b5b72d8867bc7f4d30Free diver Natalia Molchanova remains missing off Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b76b71912404467914620d33d9e98ffWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:55:44 GMTMADRID (AP) — The search for free-diving great Natalia Molchanova was set to resume Wednesday with little hope remaining she would be found alive more than two days after disappearing off Spain's Balearic islands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b76b71912404467914620d33d9e98ffGOP debate lineup: Trump and Bush in, Fiorina and Perry outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/003d3812f3614d14b7d54745ca5ecccfWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:34:45 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — It's the first really good news — and really bad news — for Republicans seeking the presidential nomination: Who's in the first prime-time debate and who's not.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/003d3812f3614d14b7d54745ca5ecccfDriver who killed honeymooner at LA beach seeks new trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730e19f6c1054fe9922cfe74ffa7f214Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:08:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver who killed a honeymooner on the tourist-crowded Venice Beach boardwalk and injured 17 others is seeking a new trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730e19f6c1054fe9922cfe74ffa7f214No. 8 seed Svitolina advances in Bank of the West Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02993f61436a4a34b5b4dab38612ac95Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:05:42 GMTSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Angelique Kerber remembers fondly her time at Stanford last year, when she reached the final of the Bank of the West Classic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02993f61436a4a34b5b4dab38612ac95