FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Aug 2015 01:27:23 -07:00How the AP-NORC poll on race and police was conducted, 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. Stand-alone gadgets trump all-in-one devices, 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. to unveil Suez Canal extension in hope of a new era, 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. Poll: Things to know on views of race and police, 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: of blacks say police have treated them unfairly, 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. Interview: Japan's 'Godzilla' director wants to surprise, 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. Baalke: 49ers would like to keep Aldon Smith beyond year, 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. least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 23 people capsizes, 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. Robert Conquest, Soviet regime expert, dies at 98, 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. Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congress, 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. PHOTOS: Hiroshima after the atomic bomb _ and today, 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. photos cited in police officer's trial, 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. on Blagojevich: What's next after request for rehearing, 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. homers to push A's past O's 5-0, 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., umbilical attached, found in stroller on LA street, 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. NewsBreak: Miami lineman speaks of his heatstroke ordeal, 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. of ex-South Korean leader arrives in North Korea, 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. stocks mostly higher as investors await US data, 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. Pakistan court allows military trials in terrorism cases, 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. dump on Trump boast to bring jobs back from China, 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. least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 200 people capsizes, 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. advocates decry Milwaukee archdiocese settlement plan, 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." Iran vote most important intl. debate since Iraq war, 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. opens last North American hard-court swing with win, 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. soldiers, 1 rebel killed in ambush in Indian Kashmir, 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. report some progress against huge California wildfire, 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. ordains 1st Catholic bishop since 2012 amid tensions, 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. police officers start youth baseball league, 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. Rio next, Olympics still a major draw on television, 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. WAS THERE: Egyptian president nationalizes the Suez Canal, 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. brain or a game, former player Utecht asks, 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. reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan war, 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. bombing order offers glimpse into fateful day, 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. A look at the history of Jewish extremism in Israel, 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., A-Rod and Yankees break loose again, rout Red Sox, 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. of Colorado theater shooting victims to testify, 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. Turkish journalists face prison for 'terror propaganda', 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. ordains 1st Catholic bishop since 2012, easing tension, 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. jails Jewish extremist for 6 months without trial, 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. forces evacuation of small town in Washington, 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., rugged area strains California manhunt after attacks, 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. look at Egypt's Suez Canal, past and present, 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.'s in and who's out at the first GOP presidential debate, 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.'s 12th-inning HR gives Indians 2-0 win over Angels, 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. least 24 killed, 300 rescued after trains derail in India, 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. crackdown in China on church crosses draws backlash, 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. diver Natalia Molchanova remains missing off Spain, 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. debate lineup: Trump and Bush in, Fiorina and Perry out, 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. who killed honeymooner at LA beach seeks new trial, 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. 8 seed Svitolina advances in Bank of the West Classic, 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.