FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Oct 2016 02:00:50 -07:00UK Conservatives hold Commons seat vacated by ex-PM Cameron, 21 Oct 2016 07:55:05 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative Party has retained the seat in Parliament vacated by the former prime minister, David Cameron, but with a sharply reduced majority. rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path, 21 Oct 2016 07:25:14 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims. Sayyaf attacks S. Korean ship, abducts skipper, crewman, 21 Oct 2016 08:09:07 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have abducted a South Korean skipper and a Filipino crewman from a South Korean cargo ship in the latest such attacks that have sparked a security alarm in the busy regional sealanes, military officials said Friday. OFF: Day off for Dodgers, Cubs before NLCS Game 6, 21 Oct 2016 08:12:38 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today: to meet with unions as police demonstrate again, 21 Oct 2016 07:03:31 GMTPARIS (AP) — Police officers have demonstrated for a fourth straight night over a lack of equipment and rising violence against them. Hall of Fame gives furry cheerleaders a spotlight, 21 Oct 2016 08:08:43 GMTSOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Do you prefer Chicago's Benny the Bull or Boston's Wally the Green Monster? The deviousness of Arizona State's Sparky the Sun Devil or the goofiness of South Carolina's Cocky? Or maybe you're more traditional, and like Penn State's Nittany Lion. If you're offbeat, go for Stanford's Tree. leaders scramble to salve free trade pact with Canada, 21 Oct 2016 07:33:28 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are scrambling to salvage a free trade deal with Canada that is being held up by a small region in Belgium. years on, UK marks mine disaster that killed 128 children, 21 Oct 2016 08:46:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — People across Britain fell silent to mark 50 years since a mountain of coal sludge collapsed onto a Welsh village, killing more than 140 people in one of the country's worst mining disasters. police: boat with 83 migrants aboard towed to harbor, 21 Oct 2016 08:19:32 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus police spokesman says a boat with 83 people aboard including 37 children has been towed to a harbor on the east Mediterranean island's northwestern coast. attacks Iraq city of Kirkuk, power plant amid Mosul fight, 21 Oct 2016 08:53:31 GMTKIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive offensive against the IS-held city of Mosul. for crackdown on anti-government extremists in Germany, 21 Oct 2016 08:44:54 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have called for a crackdown on anti-government extremists after a police officer was killed by an adherent of the so-called Reich Citizens Movement. in Indian capital shut after suspected bird flu deaths, 21 Oct 2016 08:01:54 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — City authorities have closed a sprawling park in the heart of New Delhi after eight birds died of suspected bird flu, days after the city zoo was closed to the public after nine birds died there. says he'll accept a clear election result, won't lose, 21 Oct 2016 08:23:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has stepped back only slightly from his refusal to say during his debate with Hillary Clinton whether he would concede if he loses on Election Day, failing to stem the criticism that flowed from Republicans and Democrats over an attitude some contended struck at the heart of American democracy. to hear request to move police officer's murder trial, 21 Oct 2016 07:34:25 GMTA judge is expected to hear a request to move the trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist out of Charleston. victims face major challenges as early voting begins, 21 Oct 2016 07:11:00 GMTAs Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds. the West Bank, Samaritans provide a sanctuary, 21 Oct 2016 07:11:08 GMTMOUNT GERIZIM, West Bank (AP) — In one of the tensest corners of the West Bank, Israeli settlers and Palestinians live in separate worlds. But there is a spot on the top of a mountain that connects them both: a village of Samaritans. state senator faces 5 years for taking bribes, 21 Oct 2016 08:11:12 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Charged in a corruption scandal that could have sent him to prison for three lifetimes, former Sen. Ron Calderon dropped his entrapment defense, pleaded guilty and admitted taking bribes in exchange for his influence in Sacramento., Clinton spending furiously as Election Day nears, 21 Oct 2016 07:38:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Defying his notorious stinginess, Donald Trump more than doubled his campaign spending last month compared to August. He burned through roughly $70 million as his standing in polls and among fellow Republicans dropped. 8 preview: A&M vs. 'Bama; Helfrich under pressure, 21 Oct 2016 07:14:59 GMTAs the college football season makes the turn into the back half of the season, we're due for a startling upset. helps No. 14 Boise State hold off BYU, 28-27, 21 Oct 2016 06:58:22 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Brett Rypien threw for 442 yards and three touchdowns as No. 14 Boise State overcame five turnovers to hold off BYU 28-27 Thursday night. police say IS stormed a power plant north of Kirkuk, killing 11 people, including 2 Iranians, 21 Oct 2016 07:13:08 GMTKIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi police say IS stormed a power plant north of Kirkuk, killing 11 people, including 2 Iranians. champion Thomas leads halfway through CIMB Classic, 21 Oct 2016 08:29:44 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Justin Thomas had a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead halfway through the CIMB Classic, staying within striking distance of the tournament record he set in winning the title here last year. thrown up to 20 feet in Portland gas explosion, 21 Oct 2016 08:27:28 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An injured firefighter who's being hailed as a hero for helping to evacuate a building before a powerful gas explosion in a Portland shopping district said he was tossed up to 20 feet by the blast. 1 killed as train hits truck at crossing, 21 Oct 2016 08:47:40 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say a train has hit a truck at a road crossing in southwestern Germany, killing the truck driver. Seven people on the train were lightly injured. offers to buy Reynolds in $47 billion deal, 21 Oct 2016 06:56:17 GMTLONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco has offered to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion cash-and-stock deal. overwork deaths among young show lessons unlearned, 21 Oct 2016 08:32:26 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Matsuri Takahashi's dream career at Japan's top ad agency, Dentsu, ended with her suicide as her overtime pushed past 100 hours a month. stocks drift as investors factor in Fed rate hike, 21 Oct 2016 08:43:54 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets drifted Friday as investors increasingly factored in a Fed rate hike soon, based on the brightening U.S. corporate and economic outlook. government opens corridor in Aleppo for evacuations, 21 Oct 2016 08:37:17 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government has opened a corridor for rebels and civilians who want to leave the besieged eastern neighborhoods of the city of Aleppo. Parker's resume is complete with WNBA title, 21 Oct 2016 08:20:45 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For all Candace Parker had accomplished on the court, that glowing resume had one glaring omission — a WNBA title. American Tobacco offers to buy Reynolds in $47B deal, 21 Oct 2016 08:40:17 GMTLONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco offered Friday to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company and bring together brands like Camel, Dunhill, and Newport. Wrigley Field scoreboard operator has seen it all, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Fred Washington has been surrounded by numbers and cities for decades. Seasons full of ones and twos and zeroes. Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Milwaukee, too. giant nude statue in California is stirring controversy, 21 Oct 2016 07:38:52 GMTSAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind. FACT CHECK: Sharp contrast between Gore in 2000 and Trump, 21 Oct 2016 07:27:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, who's railed for months about a "rigged" political system, used the final presidential debate to defiantly say he won't decide until the election ends whether he will accept its results. leaders scramble to salvage free trade pact with Canada, 21 Oct 2016 08:55:39 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union was scrambling Friday to salvage a massive free trade deal with Canada that was being held up by a small region in Belgium. Explains: Why African states have started leaving the ICC, 21 Oct 2016 08:05:46 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Until this week, no country had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court. Now two African states, South Africa and Burundi, have made official decisions to leave. Concerns are high that more African countries now will act on years of threats to pull out amid accusations that the court unfairly focuses on the continent. Here's a look at what it all means. sedan, SUVs boost earnings at Germany's Daimler, 21 Oct 2016 06:57:12 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG said Friday that stronger sales of its technology-loaded Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and SUVs helped third-quarter earnings swell by 13 percent., Clinton trade caustic barbs as roast turns bitter, 21 Oct 2016 07:26:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie gala in New York that is often the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day, is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities are set aside. Latest: Iraq Kurdish TV: All Kirkuk attackers dead but 2, 21 Oct 2016 07:05:16 GMTIRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): Latest: IS kills 11 workers at north Iraq power plant, 21 Oct 2016 07:26:46 GMTIRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): president: Country ready to host 2019 European Games, 21 Oct 2016 08:48:32 GMTMINSK, Belarus (AP) — The president of Belarus says his country is ready to host the 2019 European Games. State blocks late field goal, survives BYU, 28-27, 21 Oct 2016 07:59:20 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — When BYU lined up to attempt a game-winning field goal with 16 seconds remaining, Boise State nose tackle David Moa was struggling to get his shoe on along the sideline as head coach Bryan Harsin was pleading for someone to help Moa. Latest: UN rights chief says Aleppo a 'slaughterhouse', 21 Oct 2016 08:47:25 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria where a Russia-announced pause in the fighting is underway to allow civilians, rebels to leave besieged areas of Aleppo (all times local): Kentucky coal country, Democrats fear Trump, 21 Oct 2016 07:57:36 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrats could lose control of their only legislative chamber in the South because of a blustery hero for folks in coal country — Donald Trump. Africa to withdraw from International Criminal Court, 21 Oct 2016 08:41:34 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says a bill to withdraw from the International Criminal Court will soon be submitted in parliament, making it the second country after Burundi to move this week to pull out. 6.6 earthquake shakes western Japan, no tsunami, 21 Oct 2016 07:02:51 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck western Japan on Friday, toppling shelves and knocking out power to thousands of homes. There was no risk of a tsunami. PLAYS: Outlook for Brown minus Big Ben, QB streams, 21 Oct 2016 08:11:48 GMTSome notable injuries are forcing many fantasy football players into extra maneuvering to construct the right lineup this week. throws 3 TD passes, Packers beat Bears 26-10, 21 Oct 2016 08:07:46 GMTGREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Davante Adams woke up Thursday not knowing if he would be cleared to play after spending a few days in the NFL's concussion protocol.'s Ericsson post Q3 loss, cites worsening industry, 21 Oct 2016 08:13:48 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish mobile networks company Ericsson says "negative industry trends have further accelerated," contributing to a third-quarter loss for the company of 233 million kroner ($26.3 million). is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?, 21 Oct 2016 07:43:05 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit for conservative voters fed up with Republican Donald Trump's crudeness and antics. Africa says bill to withdraw from International Criminal Court soon goes to parliament, 21 Oct 2016 08:26:47 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says bill to withdraw from International Criminal Court soon goes to parliament.