FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Oct 2016 06:02:10 -07:00Ex-Philadelphia mayoral candidate cited for pot at airport, 21 Oct 2016 10:48:43 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say authorities cited a documentary filmmaker and former Philadelphia mayoral candidate after finding small amounts of marijuana. Africa's move on ICC raises concerns of African exodus, 21 Oct 2016 12:24:48 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa said Friday it will soon submit a bill in parliament to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, raising concerns of a possible African exodus from a human rights tribunal accused by some African leaders of unfairly targeting their continent. Daughters confess to burying father, 94, in yard, 21 Oct 2016 11:59:54 GMTEUSTIS, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say two women panicked when they found their 94-year-old father dead in his central Florida home and buried him in the yard. companies break down barriers to be more inclusive, 21 Oct 2016 12:18:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more-inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones. Latest: Albania contributes frigate to NATO Aegean force, 21 Oct 2016 10:55:15 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the influx of asylum seekers and migrants (all times local): steal Florida deputy's purse while she pumps gas, 21 Oct 2016 11:17:22 GMTDAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities tracked down two men and two teens accused of stealing a purse from an off-duty South Florida deputy's car while she was pumping gas. security forces killed 48 protesters, UN report says, 21 Oct 2016 11:35:26 GMTKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The United Nations human rights office says Congo's security forces killed at least 48 people during anti-government opposition protests last month, using excessive force that also injured at least 140 people. in Indian capital shut after suspected bird flu deaths, 21 Oct 2016 12:50:53 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. attacks Iraq city of Kirkuk, power plant amid Mosul fight, 21 Oct 2016 12:39:06 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 11:22:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers called for a crackdown on anti-government extremists Friday in response to the killing this week of a police officer by an adherent of the so-called Reich Citizens Movement. Latest: UN: Syrian standoff stalls Aleppo evacuations, 21 Oct 2016 12:18:22 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): film fest opens amid protests over Pakistani talent, 21 Oct 2016 11:59:00 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India's glitziest film festival opened this week to fanfare and fury, as Indians protested the inclusion of Pakistani artists. official claims Egypt sold warships to Russia for $1, 21 Oct 2016 11:41:49 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's defense minister says he believes Egypt has sold two French-made Mistral warships to Russia for the symbolic price of $1.'s Ericsson posts Q3 loss, cites worsening industry, 21 Oct 2016 11:12:59 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish mobile networks company Ericsson said Friday that the decline across the industry has accelerated, contributing to a third-quarter loss for the company of 233 million kroner ($26.3 million). christening 2nd airship in fleet replacing blimps, 21 Oct 2016 11:56:30 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — Goodyear is officially welcoming the second airship in the fleet replacing its famous blimps. tattoo artists help wounded Israelis with scars, 21 Oct 2016 11:59:05 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Leading tattoo artists are helping wounded Israelis cover up the scars of tragedy and loss. dies after Russian Roulette-style game at party, 21 Oct 2016 10:48:42 GMTSANDSTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a teenager has died after shooting himself while playing a Russian Roulette-style game during his 18th birthday party. Iraqi cleric Mullah Krekar can be extradited to Italy, 21 Oct 2016 12:21:06 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iraqi-born cleric can be extradited to Italy, which suspects him of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria, a Norwegian court said Friday. officer: cyberattacks complicate threats to alliance, 21 Oct 2016 11:39:37 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A senior NATO officer says the addition of cyber warfare to traditional threats means the military alliance faces a 360-degree threat. bank authorities say 3.2 million debit cards hacked, 21 Oct 2016 12:11:04 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Indian banks scrambled Friday to contain the damage after finding that more than 3.2 million debit cards may have been hacked.' meeting could end Spain's 10-month impasse, 21 Oct 2016 11:32:40 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's Socialist party was preparing Friday for a crucial weekend meeting that could help end the country's political impasse by allowing the rival conservative Popular Party to form a minority government. Latest: Iraqis clear bombs, face snipers east of Mosul, 21 Oct 2016 11:08:32 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): butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally, 21 Oct 2016 12:41:54 GMTAMHERST, Wis. (AP) — Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally. stocks drift as investors factor in Fed rate hike, 21 Oct 2016 11:35:57 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets drifted Friday as investors increasingly factored in a U.S. interest rate increase soon, based on the brightening corporate and economic outlook. Lady Gaga's powerful voice stars on uneven 'Joanne', 21 Oct 2016 12:11:10 GMTLady Gaga, "Joanne" (Universal) dialogue to restart in April, Vatican says, 21 Oct 2016 12:06:00 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, Al-Azhar, are expected to formally reopen talks next year after a five-year lull. charged in bomb threat at North Carolina GOP office, 21 Oct 2016 11:36:53 GMTHENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man is facing felony charges after being accused of making a bomb threat against a GOP office in North Carolina. Latest: Serbia denies politics involved in aid for Syria, 21 Oct 2016 10:58:27 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): Hanks sees US election warning in thriller 'Inferno', 21 Oct 2016 12:47:46 GMTLONDON (AP) — Embedded within the manic action of "Inferno," the latest big-screen adaptation of a Dan Brown thriller, is a warning about the dangers of seeking simple solutions to complex problems. Star Tom Hanks says it's a theme with echoes in the current U.S. presidential race. American Tobacco offers to buy Reynolds in $47B deal, 21 Oct 2016 11:27:12 GMTLONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco is offering to take over Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company and try to make up for a decline in smoking in the U.S. and Europe. Ohio firefighter hit by lightning dies 2 years later, 21 Oct 2016 11:47:29 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio firefighter struck by lightning at a charity event two years ago has died from an infection attributed to his injuries. clears way for Kentucky inmate to get married, 21 Oct 2016 11:21:41 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky couple denied a marriage license because the woman is in prison and couldn't accompany her fiance to a county clerk's office has won a court ruling that clears the way for them to get married. Nightclub gates open for unveiling of new memorial, 21 Oct 2016 12:37:28 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gates surrounding Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, have been open for the first time since the deadly June attack for the unveiling of a new memorial. Latest: Arson suspected as Swedish asylum center burned, 21 Oct 2016 12:02:17 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the influx of asylum seekers and migrants (all times local): House: Vatican opens papal summer apartment to public, 21 Oct 2016 11:19:34 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Now this is an open house: The Vatican is opening the private apartment at the papal summer retreat to the public, giving visitors a rare look at the bed where Popes Pius XII and Paul VI died and where John Paul II recovered from the 1981 assassination attempt. Latest: Large fire amid clashes in Iraqi city of Kirkuk, 21 Oct 2016 11:56:29 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):'s sales rise 1.3 percent at US stores, 21 Oct 2016 12:53:27 GMTOAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's says sales rose 1.3 percent at established U.S. locations in the third quarter, matching what Wall Street analysts expected. deflects US concerns about declining media freedoms, 21 Oct 2016 12:19:13 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A spokesman's for Hungary's foreign ministry says U.S. concerns about press freedoms and media diversity after the suspension of an opposition newspaper are "without any foundation" and cannot be based on trustworthy information. reporter 'Fake Sheikh' jailed for 15 months, 21 Oct 2016 11:43:47 GMTLONDON (AP) — A judge has sentenced a British journalist who often posed as a Middle Eastern tycoon in sting operations to 15 months in prison, after the tabloid reporter was convicted of perverting the course of justice in an effort to get scoops. details emerge in case of 3 men accused in Kansas plot, 21 Oct 2016 12:25:23 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An anti-Muslim militia group in Kansas calling itself "The Crusaders" first came to the government's attention when one of its members, alarmed by the heightening talk of violence, contacted FBI agents and became a confidential source, prosecutors said. protesters want police in brutal dispersal punished, 21 Oct 2016 12:09:55 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of Filipinos protesting Friday outside the presidential palace burned a mock U.S. flag and asked President Rodrigo Duterte to punish police officers for brutally dispersing an anti-U.S. rally and ramming a van into some of the activists. government opens new Aleppo corridor for evacuations, 21 Oct 2016 11:35:01 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government on Friday opened a new corridor for rebels and civilians who want to leave the besieged eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, but the U.N. said planned medical evacuations haven't begun as planned because of a lack of security assurances from the warring sides.'s moving swiftly to make Marseille a contender again, 21 Oct 2016 12:54:41 GMTPARIS (AP) — Marseille's new American owner, Frank McCourt, is moving quickly to make the ailing club competitive again. Latest: UN: So far only 'modest' displacement from Mosul, 21 Oct 2016 11:45:14 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): Ukrainian filmmaker 'staying' in Russia, 21 Oct 2016 10:49:40 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says Russia is refusing to hand over jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted of conspiracy to commit terror attacks by a Russian military court in 2015 and sentenced to 20 years in prison. reports scary clown incidents, fights hoaxes, 21 Oct 2016 12:55:27 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A man in northern Germany has reported being attacked by someone in a clown costume wielding a baseball bat, while a woman said she was accosted by a man in a clown mask with a chain saw, police said Friday. seek answers to central Moscow GPS anomaly, 21 Oct 2016 11:08:04 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Joggers, taxi drivers, players of Pokemon Go and senior Russian officials are seeking answers as to why mobile phone apps that use GPS are malfunctioning in central Moscow. Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew, 21 Oct 2016 12:52:09 GMTPORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown. porn accuser drops lawsuit against ex-Subway pitchman, 21 Oct 2016 12:23:36 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a girl who accused Jared Fogle in a child pornography case that led to the former Subway pitchman's imprisonment is dropping a lawsuit against him. Latest: Cardinal says candidates exchanged kind words, 21 Oct 2016 11:53:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):