FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:19:24 -08:00Syria truce hopes dim as Russia is skeptical, fighting rageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27529a9829c94a84b8a590390b110e91Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:27:14 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Hopes of securing a temporary truce in Syria within a week dimmed Saturday as Syrian government forces tightened the noose around rebel-held parts of Aleppo and Russia's foreign minister put the chances of a quick truce at less than 50 percent. His comments and strong words from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry underscored deep U.S.-Russian disagreements over Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27529a9829c94a84b8a590390b110e91Pope issues tough-love message to Mexico's political elitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7553d67809e947b3a4fb9e4975d2264fSat, 13 Feb 2016 17:13:45 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis told Mexico's political leaders on Saturday that they have a duty to provide their people with security, "true justice" and basic services as he plunged head-on into the drug-inspired violence, corruption and social ills that are tormenting the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7553d67809e947b3a4fb9e4975d2264fCivil rights leader Lewis softening dismissal of Sandershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7733561b90124ad1b80831bea0770df3Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:43:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis is softening his dismissal of Bernie Sanders' work in the 1960s on behalf of racial equality.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7733561b90124ad1b80831bea0770df3As teeth-chattering temps move in, officials urge cautionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b17ec602c2442a9aef3d1f979e53ec0Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:58:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter — a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b17ec602c2442a9aef3d1f979e53ec0The Latest: Bosh to have more tests on calf in Miamihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0063be01a5c846dcb0e9ef793a3c48c3Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:50:55 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0063be01a5c846dcb0e9ef793a3c48c3South Sudan rebel leader says he is will take up VP positionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93be43831b7e40ac8c4b1ae8d6e11644Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:10:35 GMTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's rebel leader said Saturday that he has accepted his appointment by President Salva Kiir as vice president and will return to the country to take up the position when adequate security arrangements are made.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93be43831b7e40ac8c4b1ae8d6e11644The Latest: Mexico president says shares pope's concernshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f943227a1d434e60b7babfe590d453d8Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:58:47 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f943227a1d434e60b7babfe590d453d8The Latest: Pope tackles Mexico's ill in speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/725a609f85c34c5cb3cf6a312a39ee7fSat, 13 Feb 2016 16:37:04 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/725a609f85c34c5cb3cf6a312a39ee7fThe Latest: Pope cruises across Mexico City in tiny Fiathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e91df5deb54f4a2cb80e7dcbbf902a75Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:00:24 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e91df5deb54f4a2cb80e7dcbbf902a75The Latest: US has 'profound interest' in UK staying in EUhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48e9052272eb44d58a1a06b99581cd38Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:57:39 GMTMUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the security conference in Munich (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48e9052272eb44d58a1a06b99581cd38Northern Iowa holds on to beat No. 25 Wichita State, 53-50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5104e04008e94c4f84317a75fd66d600Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:06:40 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Klint Carlson scored 12 points, Wyatt Lohaus had 11 and Northern Iowa held on to beat No. 25 Wichita State 53-50 on Saturday, ending the Shockers' nation-leading 43-game home winning streak.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5104e04008e94c4f84317a75fd66d600The Latest: Kerry says will make Syria agreement workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8c59a3e95ab486cae88149de31000d0Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:05:05 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria as government troops, backed by Russian air power, continue to encircle rebel-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8c59a3e95ab486cae88149de31000d01,000 pages of Clinton emails released; 84 classificationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f030b6fb0ad945e0bccd10e739ed1e4dSat, 13 Feb 2016 18:04:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has released more than 1,000 new pages of Hillary Clinton's emails.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f030b6fb0ad945e0bccd10e739ed1e4dTranscript: Teen called herself 'monster' in mother's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fef36ab755343f2a4110ffea53a48a5Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:03:36 GMTALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl accused of plotting with her soldier boyfriend to kill her mother last year called herself "a monster" as she pleaded guilty in exchange for a 35-year-to-life sentence, according to a transcript of the court proceeding.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fef36ab755343f2a4110ffea53a48a5Jennifer Lawrence donating $2 million to hometown hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d80769adbae4ff1b79b9022be0beec1Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:57:37 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Actress Jennifer Lawrence is donating $2 million to a Kentucky hospital where she visited sick youngsters during a recent holiday trip home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d80769adbae4ff1b79b9022be0beec1Puerto Rican judge nominated as 1st gay chief justicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51aec92afb134e55855b57d1e744177eSat, 13 Feb 2016 18:59:14 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican judge Maite Oronoz Rodriguez has been nominated to head the U.S. territory's Supreme Court as the first openly gay chief justice in the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51aec92afb134e55855b57d1e744177eEx-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e241ce1e1753476ebd525e492422a450Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:44:45 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A boarding school for troubled teenagers in Iowa that is being investigated by the FBI routinely kept pupils in small concrete "isolation boxes" for days or weeks and wouldn't let them out unless they sat in a specific posture for 24 hours, according to several former students.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e241ce1e1753476ebd525e492422a450WHO reports rise of neurological disorder in Zika outbreakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e0ded5c6d3f44d69d74e57476f832f5Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:30:54 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A rare neurological disorder is on the rise in several Latin American countries that are also seeing an outbreak of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e0ded5c6d3f44d69d74e57476f832f5Allies of Bush, Kasich spar over military spendinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7108bcc0e43a4b52989726a848763b73Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:57:06 GMTGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — John Kasich proudly cites his efforts while in Congress to cut what he believed was wasteful defense spending. But allies for Jeb Bush, a Republican presidential rival, see a potential vulnerability for Kasich in military-minded South Carolina and are trying to slow the Ohio governor's momentum after a strong showing in New Hampshire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7108bcc0e43a4b52989726a848763b73The Latest: Papal visit dramatizes changes in Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dd3eaeb63e444ebb21bc4f4a68094b1Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:23:28 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dd3eaeb63e444ebb21bc4f4a68094b1Man who shot down drone pleads guilty to criminal mischiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dac979c461a843269e3a10afd49aa59fSat, 13 Feb 2016 16:40:52 GMTCAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man who shot down a drone flying above his neighborhood has pleaded guilty to criminal mischief.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dac979c461a843269e3a10afd49aa59fDocumentary "Fire at Sea" opens at Berlin Film Festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c832df396d04f97afdd7c169c8c4893Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:40:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The director of "Fire at Sea" — a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa, where thousands of asylum-seekers have been arriving from lawless Libya — says he wanted "to show the tragedy that's playing out in front of our eyes ... We're all responsible."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c832df396d04f97afdd7c169c8c4893Multiple fatalities reported in big I-78 pileuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0af4165dd7c46acacaa34d07ac6df6fSat, 13 Feb 2016 19:04:15 GMTFREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Multiple fatalities have been reported in a pileup police say involves more than 50 vehicles on Interstate 78 in central Pennsylvania.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0af4165dd7c46acacaa34d07ac6df6fProtesters in Spain urge puppeteers' acquittal on chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73e982c5765415284684a186d789959Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:51:48 GMTMADRID (AP) — Protesters marched through Madrid and the southern Spanish city of Granada on Saturday calling for charges to be dropped against two puppeteers jailed for allegedly praising terrorism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73e982c5765415284684a186d789959The Latest: East practice starts for Sunday's All-Star gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be556770230f4b8992850f04ace0d973Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:47:55 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be556770230f4b8992850f04ace0d973Van Gaal doubts Man United's top-4 chances after latest losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/013b8056360449099d61e149c0edad58Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:14:54 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal cast doubt on his team's chances of qualifying for next season's Champions League after a 2-1 loss at relegation-threatened Sunderland in the Premier League, placing the Dutchman under fresh scrutiny on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/013b8056360449099d61e149c0edad58The Latest: Practices get in for Sunday's All-Star gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88a477b55055444480db826f2f644e6aSat, 13 Feb 2016 17:41:38 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88a477b55055444480db826f2f644e6a5 men killed when their car plunges into Swedish canalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e83d507f58ec49f89de2ff8ee9091887Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:44:37 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish police say five people have been killed when their car plunged more than 25 meters (82 feet) from a highway bridge into a canal in the capital of Stockholm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e83d507f58ec49f89de2ff8ee90918875.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d62aa2a2db3f41328b2953529bebc844Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:14:14 GMTFAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in northwest Oklahoma that was reportedly felt across Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska, Texas, Arkansas and Iowa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d62aa2a2db3f41328b2953529bebc844The Latest: Baton Rouge police say 2 officers, suspect shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd7b139ad6a241d087492bae97391895Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:04:39 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on a police shooting in Baton Rouge (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd7b139ad6a241d087492bae97391895Palestinian shot dead after stabbing soldier, bystanderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb0cd1ae087432492459daf0bd35feeSat, 13 Feb 2016 17:08:20 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A knife-wielding Palestinian woman attacked an Israeli soldier on guard near a sensitive West Bank holy site sacred to both Jews and Muslims on Saturday, wounding him and a Palestinian bystander before she was shot and killed by Israeli troops, the military said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb0cd1ae087432492459daf0bd35feeLongtime Philadelphia journalist Acel Moore dies at 75http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/510ef276fcb64c26ba74d1f39b689b46Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:58:31 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer who mentored scores of aspiring journalists and helped found local and national organizations that advocate for African-American journalists has died. Acel Moore was 75.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/510ef276fcb64c26ba74d1f39b689b46The Latest: Wrong-way driver missed car before hitting SUVhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e5c80d29db749169a1a3d69f85aa696Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:25:41 GMTDAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a wrong-way crash in Ohio that killed five (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e5c80d29db749169a1a3d69f85aa696Brazil troops battle Zika mosquitoeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5a8830e27fc4786b749363bf1b306d0Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:05:18 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — More than 200,000 army, navy and air force troops fanned out across Brazil on Saturday to teach people how to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito that spreads the Zika virus that many health officials believe is linked to severe birth defects.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5a8830e27fc4786b749363bf1b306d0Head of BAFTA: Film industry not diverse enoughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf83e5b52a54623bfe2f409b382e130Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:34:13 GMTLONDON (AP) — The head of the British Academy Film and Television Awards says its annual ceremony does not feature more ethnic minority nominees because the film industry itself is not diverse enough.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf83e5b52a54623bfe2f409b382e130Church lifts ban of Indian priest convicted of sex assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cf61a67c63f40b982acc490782c6d4cSat, 13 Feb 2016 18:29:44 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — The Roman Catholic church in southern India has lifted the suspension of a priest convicted last year of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in the United States more than a decade ago, a spokesman said Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cf61a67c63f40b982acc490782c6d4cSen. Cory Booker uses book to trace story of political risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c0f7821b13461dad378a71bf9f45afSat, 13 Feb 2016 16:43:13 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In his first book, "United," Sen. Cory Booker traces his political rise from a councilman in Newark to the mayor to U.S. senator through stories about the people he learned from or was inspired by along the way.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c0f7821b13461dad378a71bf9f45afPope gives tough love to Mexico's political, church elitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a425a7e44c24fd2b62eca2a69b030d3Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:41:58 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a tough-love message to Mexico's political and church elites Saturday, telling them they have a duty to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence and corruption that are tormenting the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a425a7e44c24fd2b62eca2a69b030d3Mayor urges 'extreme precautions' as cold weather hits NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adbab8a31e6d431d8de67f706d92c195Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:24:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter — a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adbab8a31e6d431d8de67f706d92c195Russian PM: West is rekindling the Cold War with NATO moveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efee70d4b02b4e0aad558895ede7d569Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:44:11 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Russia's prime minister accused NATO on Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military maneuvers and troop deployments to countries neighboring Russia, moves the alliance's top official defended as a necessary response to aggression from Moscow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efee70d4b02b4e0aad558895ede7d569Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/463ce9cbad6e428bab397a01eda9e6f9Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:37:20 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo, tightening the noose around rebel-held parts of the northern city, Syrian state TV and an opposition activist group said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/463ce9cbad6e428bab397a01eda9e6f9Burundi government has nationwide protests against Rwandahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f89f212b0a8429c8f281e2369a4652cSat, 13 Feb 2016 17:47:08 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi' (AP) — Thousands of Burundians on Saturday participated in government-sanctioned demonstrations against neighboring Rwanda whom it accuses of supporting a rebellion to topple Burundi's president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f89f212b0a8429c8f281e2369a4652cCourt cases challenge 'Shaken Baby' diagnosishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ea57d9931a3410d9198e4f27c824d96Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:47:32 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California jury convicted Alan Gimenez of killing his infant daughter Priscilla after medical testimony revealed what some doctors say is a tell-tale sign she had been shaken: brain swelling and bleeding inside her skull and behind her eyes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ea57d9931a3410d9198e4f27c824d96Baton Rouge police say 2 officers, 1 suspect shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e81ef50c7ae0425b8a85ba6a63b054f8Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:41:46 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Baton Rouge neighborhood was awakened before dawn Saturday by a hail of gunfire, with police saying two officers were wounded as they traded shots with a man they had been chasing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e81ef50c7ae0425b8a85ba6a63b054f8The Latest: Youths welcome papal visit to Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ba1d4b81e4b4737bf1e6c6f54b010e4Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:28:11 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ba1d4b81e4b4737bf1e6c6f54b010e4Police in Florida say armed suspect was shot after a chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74f22b59833e48faa9d493d255a76df0Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:44:21 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An armed suspect fleeing the scene of a shooting was injured after an officer shot him in the leg during a chase early Saturday, police in Florida said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74f22b59833e48faa9d493d255a76df0The Latest: Pope calls clerics to combat drug tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/615d72ed301143dabb61471f6b7caf96Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:47:43 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/615d72ed301143dabb61471f6b7caf962 people walking across Golden Gate Bridge hit by blow dartshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b6dece4218841a39cd4646ef69c8a3eSat, 13 Feb 2016 18:43:04 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say two pedestrians were hit by blow darts while walking across the Golden Gate Bridge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b6dece4218841a39cd4646ef69c8a3eReality tempers optimism in coal country after court rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae634b7b00f45f39fd668d426c3bc50Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:15:55 GMTMADISON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a commodity that is hard to come by in coal country: hope.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae634b7b00f45f39fd668d426c3bc50Seeking a Splash: Klay goes for All-Star 3s upset of Curryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6b41773ac2148e2848eb6abe27d242eSat, 13 Feb 2016 17:39:14 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Klay Thompson believes, even if he knows many don't.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6b41773ac2148e2848eb6abe27d242e