FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Aug 2016 02:47:09 -07:00The Latest: At least 1 Spaniard killed in Italy earthquake, 25 Aug 2016 09:34:21 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): celebrates Park Service centennial, despite fire, 25 Aug 2016 08:18:51 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Popular tourist areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will be open for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Thursday, but a wildfire is forcing some visitors to drive a little farther than they expected to get to the celebration. rejects US Treasury concerns over tax probe bias, 25 Aug 2016 08:55:16 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is rejecting U.S. Treasury Department complaints that probes into sweetheart tax deals between governments and big companies are hitting U.S. firms hardest. After US sentence, Sharper goes to state court, 25 Aug 2016 09:15:50 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A week after he was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison in federal court, disgraced ex-football star Darren Sharper is set for formal sentencing in state court to charges that he drugged and raped multiple women. US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syria, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:47 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told his Turkish counterpart that Syrian Kurdish forces have started withdrawing east of the Euphrates River, Turkish officials said Thursday. hits sac fly in 11th, D'backs beat Braves 10-9, 25 Aug 2016 07:46:35 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Drury came out of high school thinking he might help the Atlanta Braves win games one day. He did just the opposite Wednesday night. police: 3 face charges in child's death, 25 Aug 2016 07:35:10 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are charging three people in the death of a 10-year-old girl — a killing called "unspeakable" by the state's governor. Shepherd Australia says will continue South Ocean action, 25 Aug 2016 07:57:17 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Sea Shepherd Australia said Thursday that a legal settlement involving the conservation group's U.S. founder will not affect its anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean. rights chief seeks international probe of Yemen violence, 25 Aug 2016 09:10:42 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief is calling for an international investigation of human rights violations in Yemen's civil war, which has killed thousands. sees Trump ties to 'alt-right' dystopian ideology, 25 Aug 2016 07:46:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a "disturbing alt-right" political philosophy that her campaign says presents "a divisive and dystopian view of America." family to join boy who crossed sea alone seeking help, 25 Aug 2016 09:33:13 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Foreign Ministry says the family of an Egyptian boy who crossed the Mediterranean Sea on his own to find medical help abroad for his sick brother, will leave for Italy within days to join him there. human rights chief calls for international investigation of abuses in Yemen's civil war, 25 Aug 2016 09:01:04 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UN human rights chief calls for international investigation of abuses in Yemen's civil war. police find 34 migrants in a Belgrade house, 25 Aug 2016 09:12:33 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say they have arrested a man after finding 34 migrants in his house in a Belgrade suburb. moves, tepid gains: Have central banks met their limit?, 25 Aug 2016 07:34:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The world's key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more., residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmar, 25 Aug 2016 08:42:54 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — Using brooms and their hands, soldiers and residents of an ancient Myanmar city famous for its historic Buddhist temples began cleaning up debris Thursday from a powerful earthquake that shook the region, damaging nearly 200 pagodas. Latest: Italian museum proceeds to go to quake victims, 25 Aug 2016 09:38:20 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): EXPLAINS: Difference between shallow, deep earthquakes, 25 Aug 2016 08:19:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Italy's earthquake was a lot weaker than the one in Myanmar, but it did far more damage because it happened at a shallower depth. The Associated Press explains the difference between shallow and deep earthquakes. toll rises to 247 as anguish mounts over quake past, 25 Aug 2016 07:31:52 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247 and Italy once again anguished over trying to secure its medieval communities built on seismic lands. Poll: Gender matters, but does it hurt or help?, 25 Aug 2016 07:16:17 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — There's no "glass ceiling" keeping a woman from the presidential nomination anymore, but most Americans still think Hillary Clinton's gender will influence the November election. They're just divided on whether it's more of a curse than a blessing. burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:36 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe. anti-whaling group to stop interfering with Japanese, 25 Aug 2016 07:35:41 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Sea Shepherd Australia said Thursday that a legal settlement involving the conservation group's U.S. founder will not affect its anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean. says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins, 25 Aug 2016 08:49:02 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived for his appeal hearing against a six-year ban from football on Thursday, pledging to accept the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport confounding grim preseason forecasts in Premier League, 25 Aug 2016 08:30:09 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — Hull started the season as the English Premier League's "crisis club," regarded by some as the worst-prepared team ever to begin a top-flight campaign. business confidence drops unexpectedly, survey shows, 25 Aug 2016 09:07:18 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both their current and future situations darkened following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a survey showed Thursday. Latest: 2 Romanians killed, 8 missing in Italy quake, 25 Aug 2016 09:06:43 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): German business confidence drops unexpectedly, 25 Aug 2016 08:13:22 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both the outlook and their current situation darkens. Miami 'cocaine cowboy' finds redemption with love locks, 25 Aug 2016 07:42:42 GMTNORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — When he was one of Miami's notorious "cocaine cowboys" in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions of dollars flying loads of drugs for Colombia's Medellin and Cali cartels. Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantic, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:43 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Gaston is expected to weaken to a tropical storm in the Atlantic. Iran detains Greek national for smuggled oil tankers, 25 Aug 2016 08:15:52 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian state-run daily is reporting that authorities in Tehran have detained a Greek national they accuse of embezzling money from smuggled oil and selling three oil tankers for $100 million. on American University in Afghanistan leaves 12 dead, 25 Aug 2016 07:32:53 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman said.'s Gold Rush: $18 million raised on three-day swing, 25 Aug 2016 07:13:14 GMTREDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Hillary Clinton mingled with Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson and Apple CEO Tim Cook, vamped in a photo booth with actor Justin Timberlake and dined with some of California's richest families on what was likely the most lucrative fundraising swing of her presidential campaign. EXPLAINS: How Colombia conflict developed over decades, 25 Aug 2016 07:48:35 GMTWith Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel movement announcing an agreement on a historic peace deal, The Associated Press explains how the conflict began and developed over the decades. shares wobble as markets await comment from Yellen, 25 Aug 2016 08:24:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Global shares fell Thursday in lackluster trading following a bleak day on Wall Street, as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday. US says Syrian Kurds have started pulling back east of Euphrates in contested northern Syria region, 25 Aug 2016 07:57:54 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey: US says Syrian Kurds have started pulling back east of Euphrates in contested northern Syria region. to the Trump-Clinton conspiracy election, 25 Aug 2016 07:44:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the "vast right-wing conspiracy" and another who was a leader of the so-called "birther" movement. 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed, 25 Aug 2016 08:59:43 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it. has to blank out bad memories and focus on Hamilton, 25 Aug 2016 08:13:24 GMTNico Rosberg would have spent much of the summer break agonizing over how a 43-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One championship had turned into a deficit of 19. leader treats action hero Seagal to local carrots, 25 Aug 2016 09:28:14 GMTMINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has treated American action hero Steven Seagal to a harvest of carrots and watermelons at his country residence. report urges social media companies to tackle extremism, 25 Aug 2016 08:26:39 GMTLONDON (AP) — A new U.K. parliamentary report is demanding that social media companies do more to tackle sites that promote extremism. damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan temples, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:58 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — It was a time of conquest and conversions. Above all, it was a time of construction, on a scale never seen before. Over 250 years, from the 11th century onwards, the rulers of Bagan built more than 10,000 magnificent religious monuments. gets case of Russian man charged with hacking, 25 Aug 2016 08:21:02 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A jury is weighing whether the son of a Russian lawmaker hacked into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and made millions selling the data to criminals. the AP-NORC poll on gender and politics was conducted, 25 Aug 2016 07:17:37 GMTThe Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on gender and the 2016 campaign was conducted by NORC Aug. 11-14. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,096 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel. battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the West, 25 Aug 2016 08:38:44 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires were burning in the West, and firefighters were making initial attacks on another 112 new blazes to prevent them from spreading.'s Kurds: An embattled US ally in a complex civil war, 25 Aug 2016 08:22:05 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syria's battle-hardened Kurds have proven their mettle against the Islamic State group, and in the process, carved out an autonomous zone across the country's north. But their advance has alarmed Turkey, and Ankara on Wednesday sent tanks across the border against IS, and demanded that the Kurds withdraw from recently seized territory. Korea missile test adds to 'Military First' celebration, 25 Aug 2016 08:42:34 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful — and potentially game-changing — submarine-launched ballistic missile test it hopes will serve as a warning to Washington and Seoul to stop holding joint military exercises Pyongyang sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion. pursues Syria cooperation with Russia amid new volatility, 25 Aug 2016 07:40:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is launching a fresh bid to enlist Russia as a partner in Syria despite more than a month of dashed hopes as the situation on the ground becomes more volatile and uncertain with the introduction of Turkish ground forces. line CEO details Alaska bear mauling of 2 workers, 25 Aug 2016 08:30:07 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A bear that mauled two cruise ship wilderness guides during a hiking excursion in Alaska attacked so quickly that there was little time to defend against the animal, the CEO of the cruise ship company said. Surviving sexual slavery victims will receive $90,000, 25 Aug 2016 08:45:52 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Surviving South Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II will be eligible to receive around 100 million won (about $90,000) each from a foundation that will be funded by the Japanese government. John, Britney Spears join Apple Music Festival lineup, 25 Aug 2016 07:21:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John, Britney Spears, Alicia Keys and Calvin Harris are among the performers at this year's Apple Music Festival. revises Q2 growth estimate upward to 0.8 percent, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — Officials have revised Spain's quarterly economic growth figure for the April-June period upward, from 0.7 percent to 0.8 percent, welcome news for a country in its eighth month without a fully functioning government.