FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2015 03:33:41 -07:00Opening statements near in trial of Alabama officer, 02 Sep 2015 08:49:06 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Opening statements are near in the trial of an Alabama police officer accused of manhandling an Indian grandfather earlier this year. convicted brothers could get $750,000 payout, 02 Sep 2015 10:14:40 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers could each receive hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state, three decades after wrongful convictions in the killing an 11-year-old girl landed one on death row and the other in prison for a life sentence. sides with Uber drivers to expand case over pay, 02 Sep 2015 08:30:50 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge granted class-action status to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case. police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material, 02 Sep 2015 10:20:37 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a bottle of bomb-making material, and that they were seeking to arrest a Turkish man linked to the blast. Islands left-wing opposition set to form new gov't, 02 Sep 2015 10:15:43 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Left-leaning opposition parties in the Faeroe Islands say they are set to govern the semi-autonomous Danish territory after defeating the prime minister's right-leaning party in elections. CEO Winterkorn to have contract extended to 2018, 02 Sep 2015 10:02:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Top directors at German carmaker Volkswagen plan to give a two-year contract extension to CEO Martin Winterkorn, who emerged on top of a power struggle this year with company patriarch Ferdinand Piech. envoy notes 'tangible results' in talks with Libya envoys, 02 Sep 2015 08:35:11 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Libya has met with leaders of the Tripoli-based government and says he hopes a draft agreement aimed at forming a national unity government can be finalized in coming weeks. survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies, 02 Sep 2015 08:16:12 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman, thought to be one of two remaining survivors of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 that shook the city and the surrounding area, has died. She was 113. stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatile, 02 Sep 2015 09:15:26 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — World stocks were wobbly Wednesday on uncertainty over the economic outlook while China's markets minimized losses amid speculation Beijing was intervening to support prices. Rep. Michael McCaul writing book on homeland security, 02 Sep 2015 10:19:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal. 11 migrants drown, 5 missing off Turkish coast, 02 Sep 2015 08:21:43 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish media report says at least 11 migrants have died and five others are missing after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized. men kidnap 16 Turkish workers in Baghdad, 02 Sep 2015 07:53:09 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 16 Turkish workers and engineers in Baghdad at dawn Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi security officials said. maker Lego sees strong growth, profit in all regions, 02 Sep 2015 08:35:28 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Lego says its popular multi-colored toy blocks were in strong demand in the first half of the year, resulting in good growth in profits and revenue and an upbeat outlook for the full year. migrants or refugees missing off Greek island found safe, 02 Sep 2015 09:16:03 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard says three migrants or refugees who had been reported missing at sea overnight have been found alive and rescued by a fishing boat. N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest, 02 Sep 2015 08:24:46 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse. US drone strike kills 6 in northwest Pakistan, 02 Sep 2015 07:36:05 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike targeting a militant hideout killed six men in a northwestern tribal region along Afghan border. men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Baghdad, 02 Sep 2015 10:04:37 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi and Turkish officials said., Amgen partner on Alzheimer's, migraine treatment, 02 Sep 2015 08:44:58 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Swiss drug maker Novartis says it will cooperate with California-based biotech giant Amgen to develop and sell neuroscience treatments for illnesses and ailments like Alzheimer's disease and migraine headaches. recalls French train attack on Jimmy Fallon show, 02 Sep 2015 07:48:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A California man who was one of three Americans who helped subdue a gunman on a high-speed train traveling to Paris says he couldn't have picked better people to be with that day. Kong teen faces trial over pro-democracy protest, 02 Sep 2015 07:45:03 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong teenage student leader Joshua Wong is set to face trial on charges relating to his role in storming government headquarters nearly a year ago in a protest that sparked monthslong pro-democracy street occupations. Things to Know for Today, 02 Sep 2015 09:52:28 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: president: 'Oil will be required for a long time', 02 Sep 2015 08:24:22 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The president of Shell Oil Co. said exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days. visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaska, 02 Sep 2015 07:19:18 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket. warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICC, 02 Sep 2015 09:55:04 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Congo militia leader known as The Terminator pleaded innocent Wednesday to 18 charges, including murder, rape and sexual slavery, as his long-awaited trial started at the International Criminal Court. defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd day, 02 Sep 2015 08:53:10 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international railway station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking asylum in Germany and other European Union countries to the west. extradites ex-police officer sought in US murder, 02 Sep 2015 10:11:25 GMTBALI, Indonesia (AP) — A former Austin, Texas, police officer has been extradited from Indonesia to the United States to face trial in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend. Australia-Obit-Great Escape story, 02 Sep 2015 08:51:36 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — In a story Aug. 28 about a World War II Australian pilot who took part in a mass escape from a German prison camp, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the three prisoners who successfully made it home was Danish. He was, in fact, Dutch. Storm Fred is weakening in the Atlantic, 02 Sep 2015 09:08:32 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fred is weakening far out over the Atlantic. passengers stranded after migrant action in Calais, 02 Sep 2015 09:07:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said. ends former police chief's case in death of black man, 02 Sep 2015 09:34:41 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man shot to death by a white former police chief of a small South Carolina town reluctantly accepted a plea deal on a lesser charge that will give him a year of home detention, but no prison time. issues arrest warrant in bombing case for Turkish man who is husband of Thai suspect, 02 Sep 2015 08:40:50 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thailand issues arrest warrant in bombing case for Turkish man who is husband of Thai suspect. to play Nadal in exhibition match in Thailand, 02 Sep 2015 07:38:10 GMTBANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — The world's top-ranked player Novak Djokovic will play an exhibition match against longstanding rival Rafael Nadal in Thailand next month. train turned back amid disruptions around Calais, 02 Sep 2015 07:26:52 GMTPARIS (AP) — Eurostar trains suffered long delays overnight and at least one train was sent back to Paris, causing delays for hundreds of passengers amid reports of migrants on the tracks in the French port of Calais. Bangkok moves on, but with new sense of insecurity, 02 Sep 2015 07:40:07 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — One Bangkok resident says he can't shake the horrid sight of what he saw, or the smell of death. Another says the initial shock is gone and he's returned to his old routine — work, happy hour and taking selfies. arguing to keep 'Angola Three' inmate locked up, 02 Sep 2015 10:03:44 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana attorneys are set to ask a federal appeals court Wednesday to block the release of longtime state inmate Albert Woodfox and allow prosecutors to try him a third time in the 1972 death of a prison guard. address mix-up leaves man, officer wounded, dog dead, 02 Sep 2015 09:50:11 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fleeing into their yard two houses down. of millions of Americans now available online, 02 Sep 2015 10:29:04 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Paul Revere left all his household furniture to an unmarried daughter. search for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death, 02 Sep 2015 10:21:04 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying. DOJ to unveil website with law enforcement data, 02 Sep 2015 09:02:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Department of Justice is unveiling a state-run website to provide data on law enforcement's interactions with the public. in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war, 02 Sep 2015 08:45:30 GMTMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace. in Paris apartment building leaves 8 dead, 02 Sep 2015 07:16:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — Eight people died in an apartment fire early Wednesday in Paris, officials said, and police were investigating whether the fire was started intentionally. Latest on Thailand: Arrest warrant for Turkish man, 02 Sep 2015 08:55:31 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local): says he's investigated for making threats, 02 Sep 2015 09:44:46 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's former president says prosecutors are investigating threatening remarks he made to a senator while he was president. locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear deal, 02 Sep 2015 07:18:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legacy.'s Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda, 02 Sep 2015 09:51:09 GMTMUBENDE, Uganda (AP) —     The hunt for gold takes the men 100 meters (yards) underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day and night with demolition hammers. When they emerge at the end of a shift, the miners carry stone samples that will be examined for the dark veins that suggest presence of gold. migrant hopes to complete father's flight from war, 02 Sep 2015 09:54:34 GMTMORIA, Greece (AP) — Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of his family's long journey to a better life, and part of the largest tide of migrants since World War II. Latest on Thailand: Police say suspect speaks Turkish, 02 Sep 2015 07:41:11 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local): Freddie Gray hearing since 6 officers charged in death, 02 Sep 2015 08:50:56 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The first court hearing is set to begin since six Baltimore police officers were criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. to test political waters in Florida as he mulls 2016, 02 Sep 2015 07:20:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Florida, where he's sure to get a glimpse of his presidential prospects as he considers a late entry into the 2016 Democratic primaries. Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters, 02 Sep 2015 09:20:39 GMTOLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone after his closest friend, who was going to join him, died shortly before their date of departure from the United States.