FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Feb 2015 05:02:42 -0800Limited violence in Athens after anti-government protest, Greece (AP) — A few dozen youths smashed four storefronts and two bus stops and burned and damaged several cars, after small anti-government demonstrations by extreme left-wing and anarchist groups in central Athens.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestAthensGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 10:04:58 GMTEU, others: catch plans for Bluefin tuna threaten recovery (AP) — The European Union, Japan and others have criticized Turkey's unilateral decision to exceed catch limits on Bluefin tuna set in an international agreement.By RAF CASERTiGeneral newsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeEuropeTurkeyMiddle EastWestern Europe, 27 Feb 2015 11:23:28 GMTHesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97 BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was always a man of conscience.By TOM COYNEaGeneral newsCollege footballHuman rights and civil libertiesObituariesFootballCollege sportsSportsSocial issuesSocial affairsSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 11:04:44 GMTLloyds to pay dividend for first time since being bailed out (AP) — London-based Lloyds Banking Group passed a milestone Friday in its recovery from the financial crisis, reporting an annual profit and announcing plans to pay a dividend for the first time since it was rescued by British taxpayers.By DANICA KIRKAfBusinessEmergency managementEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyCorporate stockCorporate newsFinancial performanceUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 11:22:44 GMTSouth Africa: Parents find daughter 17 years after kidnap (AP) — A newborn was kidnapped from a Cape Town hospital in 1997. Her parents never gave up hope and, 17 years later, they have found her.iGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 27 Feb 2015 11:56:01 GMTMexico official: Top capo nabbed in western Michoacan state CITY (AP) — A Mexican federal official says federal police have captured Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of the most-wanted drug lords and who once terrorized western Michoacan state.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLOiGeneral newsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 27 Feb 2015 12:51:08 GMTBombings, mortar fire kill 8 people in Iraq (AP) — A series of bombings and mortar strikes in and near the Iraqi capital killed eight people on Friday as Baghdad police discovered six bodies with gunshot wounds, officials said.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 27 Feb 2015 12:25:04 GMTFormer pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years in prison (AP) — Former pop star Gary Glitter has received a 16-year prison sentence after being convicted of sexually abusing three young girls in the 1970s.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityCrimeCrimes against childrenViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 12:31:40 GMTMadonna: Hit her head, got whiplash in Brits stage tumble (AP) — Madonna says she hit her head and suffered whiplash when she was yanked backward down some steps while performing live at the Brit Awards.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 11:26:57 GMTSome in GOP say DHS funding lapse not a big deal (AP) — Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is all about.By CHARLES BABINGTONwGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesNational securityImmigrationPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 11:31:32 GMTOfficials: Disturbance contained at South Carolina prison, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina corrections officials say they've contained a disturbance at a maximum security prison.aGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:35 GMTCambodians angered over nude photo incidents at temples REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.By KRISTI EATONiGeneral newsLifestyleTravelLeisure travelCambodiaPhnom PenhSoutheast AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 10:22:04 GMTRock 'n' roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota band camp is giving baby boomers and younger musicians a chance to prove they are never too old to rock and roll.By JEFF BAENENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentSeniors, 27 Feb 2015 12:13:23 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politics, 27 Feb 2015 11:17:51 GMTSerbian court deliberates rehabilitating WWII commander, Serbia (AP) — A Belgrade court is considering quashing the treason conviction against Gen. Draza Mihailovic for his collaboration with Nazis during World War II, which would politically rehabilitate the controversial Serbian guerrilla commander almost 70 years after he was sentenced and shot to death by communists.iGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsSerbiaEastern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 12:29:40 GMTSouth African business owners petrol bomb immigrant shop (AP) — South African police say a foreigner was seriously injured when his shop was petrol bombed.iGeneral newsImmigrationBombingsSocial issuesSocial affairsSouth AfricaJohannesburgSouthern AfricaAfrica, 27 Feb 2015 10:20:09 GMTSweden's Ericsson sues Apple in patent dispute (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson is suing Apple for alleged patent infringement.htBusinessTechnologyPatentsConsumer electronicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIntellectual property violationsIntellectual propertyCrimeGeneral newsSwedenWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 09:50:37 GMTChina defends its South China Sea activities as restrained (AP) — China defended its activities in the South China Sea as restrained and responsible Friday after the U.S. intelligence chief called its expansion of outposts in the region an "aggressive" effort to assert sovereignty.iGeneral newsInternational relationsTerritorial disputesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestChinaEast AsiaSouth China SeaUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 10:36:42 GMTAirbus says net profit soared in 2014 (AP) — Airbus says its net profit soared 59 percent last year as a record-high number of jet deliveries helped offset a 551 million euros end-of-year charge against its delayed A400M military transporter program.By GREG KELLERfBusinessIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 09:41:14 GMTIndian court acquits 6 in riot deaths of British men in 2002, India (AP) — A court in western India on Friday acquitted six men accused of killing three British tourists during religious riots in 2002.iGeneral newsReligious strifeLegal proceedingsHinduismCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeReligionSocial affairsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 12:12:03 GMT2 inmates accused in killing of 10 tourists flee from jail, Pakistan (AP) — Two prisoners believed to be involved in the 2013 slaying of 10 foreign climbers at the base of one of the world's tallest mountains escaped from jail in northern Pakistan before dawn Friday, police said.By AQEEL AHMEDiGeneral newsPeshawar school massacreNatural disastersPrison breaksAccidents and disastersEventsViolent crimeCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestPakistanPeshawarKashmirSouth AsiaAsiaIndia, 27 Feb 2015 12:12:26 GMTFrom 'Pulp Fiction' to Oscar meme, Travolta's highs and lows YORK (AP) — Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta's career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityAcademy AwardsDocumentariesScientologyCrimeEventsReligionSocial affairsAward shows, 27 Feb 2015 12:56:50 GMTHollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal, Philippines (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Friday took his warning about the need for funds for a landmark climate deal to a central Philippine town that was devastated by a killer typhoon in 2013.By BULLIT MARQUEZiGeneral newsScienceEnvironmental policyTyphoon Haiyan 2013ClimateNatural disastersEnvironmental concernsAccidents and disastersStormsWeatherEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsEventsPhilippinesFranceParisSoutheast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 10:14:08 GMTForeign tourists posing nude at temples infuriate Cambodians REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.By KRISTI EATONiGeneral newsLifestyleTravelLeisure travelCambodiaPhnom PenhSoutheast AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 10:45:41 GMTWidow of slain Briton wants to see 'Jihadi John' on trial, Serbia (AP) — The widow of a British aid worker killed by Islamic State militants says she would like to see "Jihadi John" captured and put on trial.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSerbiaEastern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 10:35:40 GMTInternational court judges uphold acquittal of Congolese man HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Congolese man who was cleared at trial of leading a deadly militia attack in eastern Congo.By MIKE CORDERiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeInternational lawLaw and orderInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDemocratic Republic of the CongoCentral AfricaAfrica, 27 Feb 2015 11:07:33 GMTSoviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw street, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolandWarsawEastern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 12:25:10 GMTForce India finally rolls out new F1 car at 3rd test, Spain (AP) — Force India has finally rolled out its new car for the upcoming Formula One season with only two days remaining to get it up to speed.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 11:42:26 GMTActivists: Kurdish fighters advance on IS-held Syrian town (AP) — Syrian activists and Kurdish representatives say Kurdish fighters have captured dozens of villages following days of clashes with the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria.iGeneral newsPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle East, 27 Feb 2015 12:27:22 GMTUK spies face questions about failure to stop 'Jihadi John' (AP) — British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar as part of terrorist investigations was able to travel to Syria and become the knife-wielding masked militant known as "Jihadi John."By GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsEspionageCrimeUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 27 Feb 2015 12:36:51 GMTObama goes from interviewee to interviewer for StoryCorps (AP) — President Barack Obama is making the switch from interviewee to interviewer.wLifestyleGovernment and politics, 27 Feb 2015 11:27:13 GMTMissouri auditor dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.By DAVID A. LIEBaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSuicidesState governmentsPrimary electionsChristianityElectionsReligionSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRace and ethnicityMissouriKansas CityUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 12:48:27 GMT8 Spaniards arrested on suspicions of fighting in Ukraine (AP) — Police say they have arrested eight Spaniards suspected of fighting on the pro-Russian side in eastern Ukraine.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeSpainUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 27 Feb 2015 10:24:15 GMTAttackers hack American blogger to death in Bangladesh, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday.By JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsReligious strifeIslamismMilitant groupsBloggingRadicalismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestOnline mediaMediaBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleBangladeshDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 11:09:12 GMTGerman Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension (AP) — Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens.By GEIR MOULSONiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureGreeceBerlinGermanyAthensEuropeWestern Europe, 27 Feb 2015 11:41:37 GMTCash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies (AP) — Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment to Moscow on Friday as it waits for international rescue loans to arrive.By LAURA MILLSiBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesUkraineRussiaMoscowSlovakiaPolandEuropeKievBratislavaEastern Europe, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:50 GMTPope promotes ex-sex crimes prosecutor in Malta CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named the Vatican's former sex crimes prosecutor, Charles Scicluna, as archbishop of his native Malta.iGeneral newsChristianityCrimeReligionSocial affairsViolent crimeMaltaVatican CityWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 11:25:49 GMTFormer Israeli Mossad chief slams Netanyahu on Iran handling (AP) — A former chief of Israel's Mossad spy agency is slamming the prime minister's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIsraelIranMiddle East, 27 Feb 2015 12:48:12 GMTIS finances 'vulnerable,' tougher action needed, report says (AP) — A global agency fighting terrorist financing says Islamic State extremists are financially vulnerable as oil prices have fallen and their ability to extort resources in Iraq and Syria is peaking.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 11:56:53 GMTGerman Parliament approves four-month extension to Greece's financial bailout (AP) — German Parliament approves four-month extension to Greece's financial bailout.iBusinessGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsGermanyGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 10:24:59 GMT5 Philippine soldiers killed in communist rebel ambush, Philippines (AP) — Communist rebels have killed five Philippine army soldiers and wounded six others in an ambush in a northern province, the military said Friday.iGeneral newsGuerrilla warfareWar and unrestManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 11:49:06 GMTIndia sees growth over 8 percent, set for 'big bang' reforms DELHI (AP) — A government report says India's economy will grow more than 8 percent in the upcoming financial year and appears to have shaken off its persistent problems of high inflation, rising budget deficits and poor domestic demand.By MUNEEZA NAQVIiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomic outlookEconomyHiring and recruitmentGovernment and politicsPricesPersonnelGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 10:38:54 GMTUkraine says it pays for gas, Russia demands more (AP) — Ukrainian gas company Naftogaz announced Friday that it had paid $15 million for another month of Russian gas, but Moscow says that the sum will only be enough for an additional day of deliveries.iBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 09:43:21 GMTVatican whodunit: What happened to books on marriage? CITY (AP) — A whodunit is making the rounds at the Vatican.iGeneral newsChristianityMarriageReligionSocial affairsFamily issuesVatican CityWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 12:48:42 GMTUkraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements.By VADIM GHIRDA and PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsTroop withdrawalsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestUkraineKievEastern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 12:24:28 GMTLewis leads LPGA Thailand by 3 after round 2, Thailand (AP) — Stacy Lewis shot an unblemished round of 8-under-par 64 for a three-shot advantage over Amy Yang after the second round of the LPGA Thailand on Friday.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsThailandSoutheast AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 11:48:59 GMTPolice arrest 3rd man suspected of helping Copenhagen gunman, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say they have arrested a third man suspected of assisting a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen this month.iGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderDenmarkCopenhagenWestern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 10:30:08 GMTIn message to US, Iran test fires new weapon in naval drill, Iran (AP) — With an eye on U.S.-led nuclear talks, Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday announced it had test fired a "new strategic weapon" in the final day of a large-scale naval and air defense drill, saying the system would play a key role in any future battle against the "Great Satan."By NASSER KARIMIiGeneral newsInternational relationsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 11:59:45 GMTUkraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons front line, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist fighters in east Ukraine moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometers (43 miles) back from the front line with government troops Friday in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month.By VADIM GHIRDAiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitary and defenseWeapons administrationGovernment and politicsUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 27 Feb 2015 09:54:58 GMTAttacks kill 8 people in Iraq (AP) — Iraqi authorities say eight people have been killed in a series of bombings and mortar strikes around Baghdad.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 27 Feb 2015 10:43:39 GMT