FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 09 Dec 2016 05:37:44 -08:00Thai Navy shows off technology to fight fishing abuses, 09 Dec 2016 12:43:23 GMTSAMUT SAKHON, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's navy on Friday showed off new technology to monitor fishing boats in a renewed effort to crack down on illegal fishing, forced labor and corruption in the seafood industry. evacuation, West Bank settlers remain defiant, 09 Dec 2016 12:48:55 GMTAMONA, West Bank (AP) — Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance, they have built shelters, bathrooms and a large kitchen to host thousands of supporters they hope will join them in their struggle to stay put. extend freeze of Ben Ali, Mubarak, Yanukovych assets, 09 Dec 2016 11:55:54 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Switzerland has decided to keep assets of the former presidents of Tunisia, Egypt and Ukraine and their associates frozen for another year, a move meant to support investigators' efforts. blasts kill 10 in northeast Nigeria; Boko Haram blamed, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:54 GMTYOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Two explosions ripped through a bustling market in northeast Nigeria's Madagali town Friday morning, and a survivor says they killed at least 10 people. hog carcass dumped outside Oklahoma Islamic center, 09 Dec 2016 13:07:13 GMTLAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after the carcass of a wild hog was dumped in the parking lot of an Islamic center in Oklahoma. stream out of crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo, 09 Dec 2016 12:07:35 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of civilians streamed out of eastern Aleppo by foot on Friday as Syrian troops and allied forces waged a relentless campaign to drive rebels from their rapidly crumbling enclave. praises Michigan GOP while weighing RNC chairman call, 09 Dec 2016 12:51:05 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump may have more than just his gratitude to offer in Michigan when he visits the state that capped his stunning presidential victory last month. Michigan Republican Party chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel is a leading contender for the Republican National Committee's chairmanship. to answer thousands of questions for EU candidacy, 09 Dec 2016 12:02:49 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — European Union Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn is delivering to Bosnian authorities thousands of questions about the country's economy, politics, judiciary and bureaucracy that need to be answered satisfactorily in order for the country to be granted EU candidate status next year. journalist Phillip Knightley dies at 87, 09 Dec 2016 13:22:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — Phillip Knightley, an investigative journalist who helped win compensation for victims of thalidomide, has died at the age of 87. report details 'institutional conspiracy' in Russia, 09 Dec 2016 12:23:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging "institutional conspiracy" that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports, including evidence corroborating large-scale sample swapping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recount, 09 Dec 2016 12:03:34 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge is set to consider halting Wisconsin's presidential recount. doubles cost estimate for Fukushima cleanup, 09 Dec 2016 12:07:39 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The estimated cost of cleaning up Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has doubled to nearly 22 trillion yen ($190 billion), with decommissioning expenses expected to continue to increase, a government panel said Friday. police: 83 potential suspects in soccer abuse probe, 09 Dec 2016 12:50:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Police overseeing the sex abuse scandal in British soccer say 83 potential suspects have been identified and linked to 98 clubs. inmate coughs, heaves, during execution by injection, 09 Dec 2016 12:23:34 GMTATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Thirteen minutes into his execution by injection, an Alabama inmate heaved and coughed and appeared to move during tests meant to determine consciousness. civilians leave crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo, 09 Dec 2016 13:08:03 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian civilians streamed out on foot from the eastern part of the city of Aleppo on Friday in the wake of the relentless campaign by government troops and their allies to drive rebels from their rapidly crumbling enclave. slayings 'wreaked havoc' on rural Georgia community, 09 Dec 2016 11:53:23 GMTWhat started as a 911 call reporting a domestic disturbance erupted in violence as two responding officers were struck by deadly gunfire, leaving a rural Georgia community grieving and on edge as police hunted the attacker. Kong leader Leung won't seek another term, cites family, 09 Dec 2016 11:53:10 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Beijing-backed leader, deeply unpopular because of his hard-line response to massive 2014 pro-democracy protests and an ensuing separatist movement, said Friday he won't seek another term in office, citing family reasons. Latest: Investigation finds 'unprecedented' cheating, 09 Dec 2016 12:15:46 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local): closer EU union? Not with all that division, 09 Dec 2016 13:12:19 GMTMAASTRICHT, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union's Commission chief has used the 25th anniversary of the summit that reinforced the goal of an ever-closer union to lambast some member states that refuse to apply common rules. He says the bloc needs to rethink a looser relation for those not fully committed to the common cause. player Stevens pleads guilty in drug conspiracy, 09 Dec 2016 11:53:15 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A two-time Stanley Cup champion hockey player from Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Indian air force chief held for Italian chopper deal, 09 Dec 2016 13:01:39 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India's main investigating agency says it has arrested a former air force chief for allegedly influencing a $750 million deal with AgustaWestland for the purchase of 12 luxury helicopters to ferry Indian VIPs. suing over pipeline willing to put claims on hold, 09 Dec 2016 12:29:35 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two Sioux tribes suing over the Dakota Access pipeline say they're willing to put their claims on hold while the Army considers whether to allow the pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. arrested over explosion at mosque in Germany, 09 Dec 2016 12:37:54 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a man suspected of setting off homemade explosive devices outside a mosque and a conference center in Dresden in September, prosecutors said Friday. Photo Gallery: German Christmas markets draw crowds, 09 Dec 2016 12:20:19 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and gingerbread: these are among the signature attractions of Germany's outdoor Christmas markets. Latest: Activists say IS push killed 49 Syrian soldiers, 09 Dec 2016 13:11:16 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): Latest: Track officials retesting Russian samples, 09 Dec 2016 12:38:44 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local): taps Allentown, Pa bishop for Rockville Centre, 09 Dec 2016 12:36:08 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named a new bishop for Rockville Centre, New York, tapping the bishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania whose diocese is one of six undergoing a statewide grand jury investigation into clerical sex abuse. German politician Hildegard Hamm-Bruecher dies at 95, 09 Dec 2016 13:23:06 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Hildegard Hamm-Bruecher, the "Grand Dame" of Germany's pro-business Free Democratic Party who made an unsuccessful bid for the country's presidency in 1994, has died, her party said Friday. She was 95., Smoky Mountains reopen after fatal wildfires, 09 Dec 2016 12:42:47 GMTGATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the resort town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, have reopened to the public after wildfires that caused 14 deaths and damaged about 2,500 buildings. to play 4 regular-season games in London next year, 09 Dec 2016 13:17:33 GMTLONDON (AP) — The NFL will stage four regular-season games in London next year. ID Ohio officer who fatally shot Emirati suspect, 09 Dec 2016 12:35:33 GMTHUDSON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio have released the identity of the Hudson police officer who fatally shot a United Arab Emirates citizen who police say fled after causing a crash on the Ohio Turnpike. blasts at market kill at least 10 in northeast Nigeria, survivor and police say, 09 Dec 2016 12:14:57 GMTYOLA, Nigeria (AP) — 2 blasts at market kill at least 10 in northeast Nigeria, survivor and police say . 400 migrants storm North African border fence, 09 Dec 2016 11:56:23 GMTMADRID (AP) — Some 400 migrants from Africa stormed a border fence to enter Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco on Friday, the Spanish Interior Ministry said. president, facing possible upset, says respects result, 09 Dec 2016 13:10:37 GMTACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana's president says he will respect the election results as local media predict his challenger, opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo, has won on his third run for the office.! Paris battles rat infestations, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:50 GMTPARIS (AP) — Both the rat and Nadine Mahe des Portes panicked when she inadvertently stepped on the rodent on her walk back from work through Paris.'Today' show's Savannah Guthrie gives birth to boy, 09 Dec 2016 12:51:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — 'Today' show co-host Savannah Guthrie has given birth to her second child, a boy. president to collect Nobel without rebels in tow, 09 Dec 2016 12:42:15 GMTOSLO, Norway (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he has brought no members of the leftist FARC rebel group to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony because he doesn't want to "create problems" for the Norwegian government. Lanka clears 19 citizens branded as traitors by British, 09 Dec 2016 12:21:53 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president has revoked a nearly 200-year-old British colonial order, clearing the names of 19 citizens who were branded as traitors for rebelling against British rule, his office said Friday. stocks extend European stimulus-inspired rally, 09 Dec 2016 12:43:52 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Global stocks continued to rise Friday as investors remained buoyed by the European Central Bank's decision to extend its bond-buying economic stimulus program. South Korea's benchmark slipped as lawmakers voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye over a corruption scandal. Latest: Ski federation to 'act decisively' after report, 09 Dec 2016 13:05:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local): lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants, 09 Dec 2016 12:31:04 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — Populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders was found guilty Friday of insulting and inciting discrimination against Moroccans, a conviction he immediately slammed as a "shameful" attack on free speech and an attempt to "neutralize" him. Photos: Christmas Markets, 09 Dec 2016 11:40:01 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and gingerbread: these are among the signature attractions of Germany's outdoor Christmas markets. Denmark, Apple loses court case over refurbished phone, 09 Dec 2016 13:28:22 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court says Apple has violated a local consumer law by giving a refurbished iPhone with used components in replacement for a new one that wasn't working properly. Latest: Paralympic body says doping report 'astonishing', 09 Dec 2016 12:44:42 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local): Korean impeachment sales: Goodbye Park, hello free room, 09 Dec 2016 12:31:50 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For many South Korean business owners, President Park Geun-hye's impeachment Friday was a moment to celebrate — with a sale. Secretary Carter makes surprise visit to Afghanistan, 09 Dec 2016 12:18:29 GMTBAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday that the United States will stick with Afghanistan for years to come. release name of man who lunged at officers, was shot, 09 Dec 2016 12:44:55 GMTFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have released the name of a man they say stabbed a woman to death, then lunged at officers with a knife. come through to take control of division race, 09 Dec 2016 12:11:14 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Charcandrick West was playing for Joe McKnight. Tyreek Hill was playing for the fans chanting his name. The Chiefs defense was playing for its injured leader. bombings kill 10 in Baghdad, 09 Dec 2016 12:47:01 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say separate bombings in the capital have killed 10 people and wounded another 22. Philharmonic to return Nazi loot to Jewish family, 09 Dec 2016 13:13:58 GMTVIENNA (AP) — A spokeswoman for the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra says the famed ensemble plans to return a valuable French Neo-Impressionist painting looted by the Nazis to relatives of its original Jewish owner.