FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Oct 2017 03:46:50 -07:00Facebook knocks down Thai PM's claim of Zuckerberg meeting, 19 Oct 2017 10:07:12 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Facebook says none of its top executives are coming to Thailand, two days after the country's military ruler announced CEO Mark Zuckerberg would meet him this month.'s ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges, 19 Oct 2017 09:43:51 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges stemming from documents leaked from a Panama law firm. divisions in California complicate party hopes for gains, 19 Oct 2017 09:22:17 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats are at war with themselves in California, where restless activists are challenging party leaders to resist all things President Donald Trump and move further left on health care, the minimum wage and populist issues. Stock Exchange chief to step down at end of 2018, 19 Oct 2017 09:05:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — The London Stock Exchange says its chief executive plans to step down by the end of 2018.'Murder insurance' or protection in self-defense cases?, 19 Oct 2017 10:27:55 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later. TV host's presidential bid shakes political scene, 19 Oct 2017 10:39:31 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A presidential bid by a celebrity TV host in Russia has stirred the country's political world. people hurt when small plane lands on road, 2 SUVs struck, 19 Oct 2017 10:02:42 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters say five people were hurt when a small plane made an emergency landing on a road in Florida and struck two SUVs. Latest: UK Labour leader Corbyn urges Brexit progress, 19 Oct 2017 10:12:59 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks between the European Union and the U.K. (all times local): divisions in California complicate party hope for gains, 19 Oct 2017 09:19:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats are at war with themselves in California. fires 63, takes early lead at CJ Cup in South Korea, 19 Oct 2017 09:03:42 GMTJEJU, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas eagled twice in a 9-under-par 63 to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the CJ Cup, the first U.S. PGA Tour regular-season event in South Korea. shares mostly lower as data shows China growth slowed, 19 Oct 2017 09:00:42 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global markets were mostly lower on Thursday with Europe opening lower. Data showed that China's quarterly growth slowed slightly but was in line with expectations.'s health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance, 19 Oct 2017 08:56:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable. calls Cabinet meeting after Catalan leader's threat, 19 Oct 2017 09:12:53 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's government on Thursday immediately rejected a threat by Catalonia's leader to explicitly declare independence unless talks are held, calling a special Cabinet session for the weekend to activate measures to take control of the region's semi-autonomous powers. of slain journalist call for Malta leader's resignation, 19 Oct 2017 10:09:11 GMTVALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have called on the Maltese prime minister to resign. from letters written by a young Barack Obama, 19 Oct 2017 09:54:59 GMTExcerpts of letters written by a young Barack Obama to a girlfriend. The letters were released by Emory University. Ji takes 3-shot lead at LPGA's Taiwan Championship, 19 Oct 2017 08:33:51 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji had a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA's Taiwan Championship. summit-bound with promise for EU citizens in Britain, 19 Oct 2017 09:25:57 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is heading to a European Union summit Thursday with a solemn pledge to treat EU residents well once Britain leaves the bloc — the latest attempt to reinvigorate the lifeless divorce negotiations. Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech, 19 Oct 2017 10:02:24 GMTMARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Yves Saint Laurent museum in Marrakech, the Moroccan city beloved by the fashion designer, has opened its doors to the public.'s job in Zimbabwe gets 'flood' of applications, 19 Oct 2017 09:12:45 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The job of hangman used to be unpopular in Zimbabwe. Now the government says more than 50 people have applied to be the state's executioner in a country where employment is hard to find. to lead New Zealand liberal government, 19 Oct 2017 10:26:33 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Jacinda Ardern will be New Zealand's next prime minister and hopes to take the country on a more liberal path following nine years of rule by the conservatives. Things to Know for Today, 19 Oct 2017 10:20:02 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Ji takes 3-shot lead at Taiwan Championship, 19 Oct 2017 09:27:02 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji carded a 6-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Taiwan Championship on a rainy Thursday. police disperse demonstrators despite court order, 19 Oct 2017 10:09:53 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A witness says police fired rifles and tear gas to disperse demonstrators preparing to protest police killings of opposition supporters. French intelligence chief to testify at terror trial, 19 Oct 2017 09:18:50 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French ex-intelligence chief is expected to addresses failures in tracking Islamic extremists, at the trial over deadly 2012 attacks on a Jewish school and French soldiers. Republicans cruise toward passage of budget plan, 19 Oct 2017 09:10:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are on track to pass a $4 trillion budget plan that shelves GOP deficit concerns in favor of the party's drive to cut taxes. US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?, 19 Oct 2017 10:08:01 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before. accused of killing teen walking to mosque back in court, 19 Oct 2017 08:42:26 GMTFAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man accused of killing a Muslim teen as she walked back to her mosque is scheduled to be back in court, where he now faces charges that could bring the death penalty. competency hearing for suspect in officer's death, 19 Oct 2017 08:38:01 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new mental competency hearing has been set for the defendant in a New Orleans police officer's 2015 death after he brought an abrupt end to jury selection by rubbing feces on his face. kicks issues to Congress, is erratic trading partner, 19 Oct 2017 09:02:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic trading partner as he kicks thorny policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants. ready to revoke Catalan autonomy amid independence bid, 19 Oct 2017 10:27:41 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's government on Thursday immediately rejected a threat by Catalonia's leader to explicitly declare independence unless talks are held, calling a special Cabinet session for the weekend to activate measures to take control of the region's semi-autonomous powers. ambush on US forces in Niger shows danger in Sahel, 19 Oct 2017 10:13:46 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The ambush in West Africa that killed four U.S. service members earlier this month highlights the danger posed by a newly rebranded jihadist group in the Sahel region. has no plans now to visit California wildfire damage, 19 Oct 2017 08:34:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has made four visits to hurricane zones in recent weeks, isn't rushing to survey the damage from California's wildfires. months of Marawi siege reveals Philippine city in ruins, 19 Oct 2017 09:57:43 GMTMARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Smoke wafted from the smoldering carcasses of buildings and houses, with the dome of a mosque blasted out with holes, as Philippine troops battled Thursday to defeat a final stand by the last dozens of pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city. retail sales slip amid household income squeeze, 19 Oct 2017 10:19:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — Official figures show that retail sales in Britain fell by a bigger than anticipated 0.8 percent in September, a drop that analysts say has its roots in the squeeze on household incomes by a spike in inflation. ambush on US forces shows new danger in Sahel, 19 Oct 2017 10:18:53 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The Islamic militants came on motorcycles toting rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns, killing four American service members after shattering the windows of the unarmored U.S. trucks. actress Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100, 19 Oct 2017 10:29:21 GMTPARIS (AP) — Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100. group chides Poland for 'harassment' of protesters, 19 Oct 2017 10:12:35 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Amnesty International has issued a report alleging that Poland's authorities have used surveillance, prosecutions and harassment, and even excessive force in rare cases, against peaceful anti-government protesters since 2016., chilly summer hit sales at Unilever, 19 Oct 2017 09:52:41 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Unilever, the consumer products giant that owns brands including Dove, Lipton and Knorr, was buffeted by bad weather in the United States and Europe and a strong euro in the third quarter. female militia vows to keep fighting Islamic State, 19 Oct 2017 09:59:30 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A Kurdish female militia that took part in freeing the northern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group says it will continue the fight to liberate women living under the extremist group's brutal rule. in military angry about Trump's mention of Kelly son, 19 Oct 2017 09:13:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Some in the military community are furious that President Donald Trump has drawn John Kelly's family tragedy into a political brawl. Latest: Euroskeptics urge May to walk away from EU talks, 19 Oct 2017 09:22:52 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks (all times local): Latest: May writes open letter to EU citizens in UK, 19 Oct 2017 09:38:08 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks (all times local): expects decisions on Russian doping cases next month, 19 Oct 2017 09:12:06 GMTInvestigators at the International Olympic Committee expect to have "a number" of doping cases involving Russians at the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November, but they have no plans to dictate the eligibility of these athletes for next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang. envoy: Hamas must disarm to join Palestinian government, 19 Oct 2017 09:57:02 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy said Thursday that if Hamas wants to play a role in any Palestinian government it must renounce violence and commit to negotiations with Israel, demands the Islamic militant group has always rejected. cries foul on judges, but he's ahead of Obama, 19 Oct 2017 09:08:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Democrats are holding up his judicial nominees, but almost nine months into his presidency, he has had more judges confirmed than President Barack Obama did in the same time period, and his numbers aren't far off those of other recent presidents. conflicts loom after Islamic State defeat in Raqqa, 19 Oct 2017 10:03:41 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent. Latest: Ardern says its 'honor and a privilege' to lead, 19 Oct 2017 08:43:21 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on New Zealand's government (all times local): Latest: Pro-secession Catalan groups call more protests, 19 Oct 2017 10:22:05 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): remarks on Kelly contrast with quiet tribute to son, 19 Oct 2017 09:17:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this year, President Donald Trump and the man who would be his chief of staff visited Grave 9480, the final resting place of Robert Kelly, a Marine killed Nov. 9, 2010, in Afghanistan. at firecracker factory in India kills 8 workers, 19 Oct 2017 09:14:07 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — An explosion at an unlicensed firecracker factory killed eight workers and injured 20 other people in eastern India as Hindus celebrated their most popular Diwali festival, police said Thursday.