FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Jul 2016 08:20:50 -07:00Cyprus church leader to seek lifting of Syria embargo, 27 Jul 2016 15:02:52 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The head of Cyprus' Orthodox Christian Church says he will petition European and U.S. diplomats to quickly lift an embargo against Syria. Latest: Aides: Pelosi has raised more than $93 million, 27 Jul 2016 14:22:20 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): Lilly CEO Lechleiter to retire in December, 27 Jul 2016 14:13:55 GMTEli Lilly Chairman and CEO John C. Lechleiter will retire in December after leading the drugmaker through a challenging period in which it lost U.S. patent protection for several top-selling products.'s Attorney Marilyn Mosby defends prosecution of officers in Freddie Gray case, blames police for black man's death, 27 Jul 2016 15:10:49 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby defends prosecution of officers in Freddie Gray case, blames police for black man's death. general says IS in Afghanistan linked to parent group, 27 Jul 2016 14:27:17 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. Army general in charge of American and NATO troops in Afghanistan says the Islamic State group presence in the country is directly linked to the parent organization in Iraq and Syria. Shiite lawmaker sentenced to jail for Saudi 'insults', 27 Jul 2016 14:24:50 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — A lawyer in Kuwait says a criminal court there has sentenced an outspoken Shiite lawmaker to more than 14 years prison for insulting the governments of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia, 27 Jul 2016 14:42:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster, John Hinckley Jr. will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full time with his mother in Virginia, a judge ruled Wednesday. says 'we do not believe that Freddie Gray killed himself,' stands by finding that his death was a homicide, 27 Jul 2016 15:11:54 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutor says 'we do not believe that Freddie Gray killed himself,' stands by finding that his death was a homicide. leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi, 27 Jul 2016 14:53:32 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories. Immigration Overload story, 27 Jul 2016 15:07:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 26 about refugee programs for Central Americans being expanded by the Obama administration, The Associated Press reported erroneously that that expansion of a program to allow children to reunite with parents in the United States legally would also now allow some of their unmarried siblings to move to the U.S. The siblings are not required to be unmarried. Latest: Aide: Clinton briefed on DNC email hack attack, 27 Jul 2016 14:51:58 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): Childers suspended 1 race by NASCAR for loose lug nut, 27 Jul 2016 14:28:22 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR has suspended the crew chief for Kevin Harvick for an improperly installed lug nut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Fighting in Syrian city yields trove of IS intelligence, 27 Jul 2016 15:16:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for the U.S.-led military coalition fighting the Islamic State group says an enormous amount of digital information has been obtained from IS locations in and around the Syrian city of Manbij. Latest: Trump: Clinton is afraid to take questions, 27 Jul 2016 15:06:00 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): spokesman disputes Russia ties in political hacking, 27 Jul 2016 14:41:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (all times local): dies after being arrested by Virginia police officers, 27 Jul 2016 14:22:57 GMTCHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a man who collapsed in the back of a squad car. Latest: Obama feels "great" about DNC speech tonight, 27 Jul 2016 15:16:01 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): smoke hangs over scenic stretch of California coast, 27 Jul 2016 14:59:14 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire was fouling the summer season on a beloved and scenic stretch of the California coast, where smoke and the threat of flames forced the closure of state parks near Big Sur. chief: global trade not main culprit for lost US jobs, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:42 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Global trade is not the main cause for the loss of manufacturing jobs in places like the United States and needs to be defended from its critics, the chief of the World Trade Organization said Wednesday. and Shame? Obama points to Russia on DNC email hacking, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's decision to identify Russia as almost certainly the culprit in hacking the Democratic National Committee and releasing politically embarrassing emails fits his administration's new penchant for openly blaming foreign governments for such break-ins. Latest: Trump: Biden misstated rhetoric on Islamic State, 27 Jul 2016 14:37:25 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): again chides Poland over rule of law; threatens sanctions, 27 Jul 2016 15:01:47 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive branch on Wednesday escalated its dispute over Poland's democratic credentials, giving Warsaw three months to fix perceived legislative flaws regarding the country's top constitutional court or having EU sanctions move closer. Commission refrains from fining Spain, Portugal, 27 Jul 2016 14:43:20 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive refrained Wednesday from calling for heavy fines against Spain and Portugal for breaching budget rules and sought instead to set "new fiscal paths" for the two countries. of Russian Orthodox gather in Kiev despite threats, 27 Jul 2016 14:42:10 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of Russian Orthodox Christian pilgrims on Wednesday reached the center of Ukraine's capital and finished their procession to the city's most revered monastery after their march was disrupted a day earlier.'s DP World reaches deal to expand port in Taiwan, 27 Jul 2016 14:15:08 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Port operator DP World says it has reached a deal to help expand a seaport in Taiwan. Francis: The world's at war, but not a war of religions, 27 Jul 2016 14:43:42 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said Wednesday as he traveled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest in France. 70 protesters arrested at Minnesota governor's mansion, 27 Jul 2016 14:41:39 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nearly 70 people have been arrested as officers cleared demonstrators from the street in front of the Minnesota governor's mansion, police in St. Paul said Wednesday. Police union to officers: Don't request overtime, 27 Jul 2016 14:45:04 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police union is asking officers to refuse to work overtime during the Labor Day weekend to protest the "disrespect" of police and the recent slayings of officers around the United States. 'Severe' punishment for loyalists after criticism, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:02 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's 92-year-old president on Wednesday said the longtime loyalists who turned against him last week should face "severe" punishment, and he vowed to stay in power for "a long time." cuts sales outlook amid weak international demand, 27 Jul 2016 14:41:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola trimmed its sales outlook for the year Wednesday, citing weakening demand in major international markets including China and part of South America. arrest man accused of selling false cure for cancer, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:37 GMTMANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Virginia man accused of selling people a false cure for cancer. charge dismissed for Florida deputy who said he fatally shot black man with air rifle in self-defense, 27 Jul 2016 14:29:47 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Manslaughter charge dismissed for Florida deputy who said he fatally shot black man with air rifle in self-defense. asks IMF for $12 billion loan amid struggling economy, 27 Jul 2016 15:00:52 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt is in the "final stages" of negotiating an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to secure a $12 billion loan over three years, while targeting more loans totaling $7 billion annually, according to a Cabinet statement. Latest: Reagan shooter can leave hospital, live in Va., 27 Jul 2016 14:46:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a judge's ruling that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, John Hinckley Jr., can live full-time outside a mental hospital (all times local): drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case, 27 Jul 2016 14:47:42 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.'s scholars reject government-written sermons, 27 Jul 2016 14:48:42 GMTCAIRO (AP) — In a rebuke to the Egyptian government, the top religious scholars of Egypt's Al-Azhar have rejected new government measures to standardize Friday sermons, saying such a step would "freeze" the development of religious discourse. accused of killing niece, hurting nephew to 'quiet' them, 27 Jul 2016 14:28:54 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of fatally shooting his young niece and wounding his nephew when he tried to "quiet them" has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder. fears Burundi journalist arrested last week is dead, 27 Jul 2016 15:08:02 GMTKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The family of a Burundian journalist who was arrested last week, reportedly by the country's National Intelligence Service, now fears he is dead. Latest: Trump: "I don't know who Putin is", 27 Jul 2016 15:10:16 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): Hillary Clinton 'alarmed' by Russia link to DNC hack, 27 Jul 2016 15:01:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (all times local): girls to be tried as adults in Slender Man attack, 27 Jul 2016 15:18:56 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin state appeals court ruled Wednesday that two girls accused of trying to kill their classmate in an attempt to please the fictional horror character Slender Man should be tried as adults. higher, livestock lower, 27 Jul 2016 14:33:07 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. will showcase Brazil's diversity _ and tensions, 27 Jul 2016 14:18:34 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rafaela Silva hoped to get an Olympic gold medal four years ago in London. Instead she got racial abuse. scientist launches effort to digitize all fish, 27 Jul 2016 15:05:08 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of stingray and other fish. crunch: When customers pay late, businesses juggle, 27 Jul 2016 14:51:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners are contending with a calendar problem that becomes a cash flow problem — they're waiting longer to get paid. dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy, 27 Jul 2016 14:52:11 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle. for durable goods plunged in June, 27 Jul 2016 14:46:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in June by the largest amount in nearly two years, reflecting a big decline in the volatile category of commercial aircraft and broad weakness across a number of other areas. The key category that tracks business investment eked out a small gain.'s her party now: Ex-presidents handoff to Hillary Clinton, 27 Jul 2016 14:26:29 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's her party now. worker pleads for medical coverage with billboards, 27 Jul 2016 14:55:16 GMTWEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to have his kidney disease added to the list of covered conditions by a fund to help Ground Zero workers with health problems. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list, 27 Jul 2016 14:23:32 GMTLONDON (AP) — Celebrated South African novelist J.M. Coetzee and U.S. Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout are among the contenders announced Wednesday for Britain's prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.