FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 26 May 2016 05:35:00 -07:00French dock workers throw smoke bombs as protests escalatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67203aed5d4843a493beb09c7cdcc9f7Thu, 26 May 2016 12:19:59 GMTLE HAVRE, France (AP) — Thousands of dock workers poured into a public square in the French port city of Le Havre on Thursday, setting off smoke bombs as part of escalating nationwide protests against a labor bill that would loosen protections for French workers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67203aed5d4843a493beb09c7cdcc9f71 dead, 1 critical but stable in NYC concert shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30a7c062d27b4600b8e14e9490a23665Thu, 26 May 2016 11:20:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shots rang out inside a concert venue in New York City where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform, leaving one person dead, three others wounded and concertgoers scrambling for the nearest exits, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30a7c062d27b4600b8e14e9490a23665Oil hits $50 for first time this year, helping stocks higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc4a34a36194cfdb7ecaf0421ec78f2Thu, 26 May 2016 12:16:49 GMTLONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world edged higher Thursday as traders interpreted the rise in oil prices to $50 a barrel for the first time this year as a positive sign for the global economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc4a34a36194cfdb7ecaf0421ec78f2Near-record UK immigration figures fuel raging EU debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b771ca908f3442d29ea7259cef87a3fcThu, 26 May 2016 11:12:50 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain gained 333,000 people through immigration in 2015 — a near-historic high — in figures that will fan the debate in Britain about newcomers ahead of a vote next month on whether the country should remain in the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b771ca908f3442d29ea7259cef87a3fcThai man bloodied but unbowed after intimate attack by snakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18ee7f5f822641efb188d9bee5b41093Thu, 26 May 2016 11:31:15 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18ee7f5f822641efb188d9bee5b41093Soldiers placing 230,000 US flags at Arlington Cemeteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adb3b0ab4fbc4f27a32d054bf34568f8Thu, 26 May 2016 11:00:57 GMTARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Soldiers are placing nearly a quarter of a million U.S. flags at Arlington National Cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tradition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adb3b0ab4fbc4f27a32d054bf34568f8Abandoned amid Cyprus war, cars await owners' loving touchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7479303ae444e54bf900bb401d1ff31Thu, 26 May 2016 11:55:15 GMTEPISKOPI, Cyprus (AP) — It's last call for the owner to reclaim a late 1950s Dodge Coronet, shades of its sky-blue paint still visible on its tailfins, which has been rusting on a British military base for over four decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7479303ae444e54bf900bb401d1ff31EU: Hungary must stop discriminating against Roma childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/188023f5807f431798ed90bbe713cc35Thu, 26 May 2016 11:40:43 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Union has issued a warning to Hungary about the discrimination of Roma children in the country's education system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/188023f5807f431798ed90bbe713cc35Man with extremist ties in brief standoff near Paris protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc8da46bb550483c9b8101ea30deecdfThu, 26 May 2016 11:33:28 GMTPARIS (AP) — A man with extremist links was briefly holed up inside a Paris home near a march expected to draw thousands of labor protesters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc8da46bb550483c9b8101ea30deecdfTurkish flight to London makes emergency landing in Belgradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fdac747d36146b7b4278a6d331a2df8Thu, 26 May 2016 11:03:02 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Officials say a Turkish Airlines jet on a flight from Istanbul to London has made an emergency landing in Belgrade after an unaccounted-for tablet was located on board.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fdac747d36146b7b4278a6d331a2df8Anthony Hopkins overcomes his stage fright in 'The Dresser'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a8bace323d443edbc5a251e6cc83761Thu, 26 May 2016 12:24:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — He's a much-lauded Academy Award-winning performer and his Hannibal Lecter is one of the all-time great movie villains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a8bace323d443edbc5a251e6cc83761Tornado damages homes but spares small northern Kansas townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d44175d11ec648628addd1928d3dbb84Thu, 26 May 2016 12:02:36 GMTCHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — A large tornado that the National Weather Service said was on the ground for about 90 minutes damaged or destroyed about 20 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d44175d11ec648628addd1928d3dbb84Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid Fallujah pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67bc2f2582354a43b240909c4f513347Thu, 26 May 2016 12:06:34 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister appealed on Thursday to Iraqis to postpone weekly Friday protests so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67bc2f2582354a43b240909c4f513347Explosion at chemical factory in India kills 2, injures 120http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f56e5268e3c5425db47862b080cc2f07Thu, 26 May 2016 11:55:19 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — An explosion at a chemical factory in western India on Thursday killed at least two people and injured more than 120, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f56e5268e3c5425db47862b080cc2f07Obama: World leaders rightfully 'rattled' by Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1085a54def7949baaa3bb0960c9217e2Thu, 26 May 2016 11:35:45 GMTSHIMA, Japan (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that foreign leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1085a54def7949baaa3bb0960c9217e2The Latest: Bouchard comeback fails vs. Bacsinszky at Frenchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfdab514529d41ac81a872fc15023295Thu, 26 May 2016 11:03:29 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfdab514529d41ac81a872fc15023295Elderly elephant named in petition drive dies in Japan zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3859140298fd4ba68ae3d6215f515895Thu, 26 May 2016 11:00:17 GMTTOKYO (AP) — An elderly elephant that set off a petition drive to move her out of her concrete pen in a small zoo in Japan died Thursday at age 69.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3859140298fd4ba68ae3d6215f515895Gun supporters claim Katie Couric documentary deceptivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a0e7cdaaf154db0b9538aee0389c4f7Thu, 26 May 2016 10:59:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Gun rights activists featured in a new documentary on the issue hosted by Katie Couric say it utilizes deceptive editing to misrepresent their response to a question from the news anchor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a0e7cdaaf154db0b9538aee0389c4f7Uganda: 2 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/262098fcf23d40739f3b307f97c6336bThu, 26 May 2016 11:58:29 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A judge has convicted two men of carrying out twin bombings in which more than 70 people were killed while watching the 2010 World Cup final in the Ugandan capital Kampala.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/262098fcf23d40739f3b307f97c6336bImage of Asia: Lighting up 'Sydney's Hidden Stories'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/532440fca88f43dd889d34f55235be8bThu, 26 May 2016 10:50:27 GMTIn this photo by Rob Griffith, Customs House is lit up with colorful creatures in a light display called "Sydney's Hidden Stories" at Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia. It's part of the annual Vivid Sydney Light Walk festival of light installations, projections and interactive displays. More than 60 such displays will light up the Sydney waterfront through June 18.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/532440fca88f43dd889d34f55235be8bThe Latest: Cleanup to begin after northern Kansas tornadohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18334e80f986414e89587b715db09128Thu, 26 May 2016 11:42:17 GMTCHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a severe storm that hit the Great Plains including a large tornado in rural northern Kansas (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18334e80f986414e89587b715db09128NASA inflating new experimental room at space stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b321bf225af439baba3751ccf3c7979Thu, 26 May 2016 12:20:38 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA released air into an experimental inflatable room at the International Space Station on Thursday, but put everything on hold when pressure readings crept too high.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b321bf225af439baba3751ccf3c7979Japan urges G-7 to avert another economic crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0bbd41f04e447738d71469a93aa2502Thu, 26 May 2016 11:11:17 GMTISE, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is urging fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies to avert another global crisis by acting to rescue the faltering global recovery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0bbd41f04e447738d71469a93aa2502Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with realityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed8f2d7b2b944e1cbe02207d0bc3d81cThu, 26 May 2016 10:52:12 GMTTOBA, Japan (AP) — There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there's the messy reality.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed8f2d7b2b944e1cbe02207d0bc3d81cCouncil of Europe: detention of lone minors 'unacceptable'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/666860b8e5d64188be0c8333681372b0Thu, 26 May 2016 12:15:05 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — One of Europe's top human rights officials says it is "unacceptable" that any unaccompanied refugee and migrant children who arrive on the continent are held in detention centers, and called on European countries to ensure such children can be housed in special facilities and quickly reunited with their families.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/666860b8e5d64188be0c8333681372b0Homes damaged but small town spared after Kansas tornadohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ffc1de36ff845a181e31b6dc117aa2bThu, 26 May 2016 11:08:48 GMTCHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — A large tornado that the National Weather Service said was on the ground for about 90 minutes damaged or destroyed as many as 25 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ffc1de36ff845a181e31b6dc117aa2bThe Latest: Concert shooting victim is critical but stablehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14ef2e93fbcc4edea38876ea05e3ec46Thu, 26 May 2016 10:49:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14ef2e93fbcc4edea38876ea05e3ec46Hearing for deputy charged with killing man carrying air gunhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2451f523a3c5459a9e6b7b782d6495d7Thu, 26 May 2016 10:55:45 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A court hearing is set for a Florida deputy charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a black man who was carrying an air rifle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2451f523a3c5459a9e6b7b782d6495d7The Latest: French drivers ration gas, hope strikes fizzlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c676e561667a46e79b92f658d526bd7fThu, 26 May 2016 10:48:41 GMTLE HAVRE, France (AP) — The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c676e561667a46e79b92f658d526bd7fThe Latest: Berdych foils Tunisian milestone at Frenchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7cbdbcce1e5414ea6fa592a14a445e2Thu, 26 May 2016 12:00:32 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7cbdbcce1e5414ea6fa592a14a445e2The Latest: From AP archive, slice of French tennis historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edc916bab6dc41eb96108a216d382be6Thu, 26 May 2016 11:19:47 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edc916bab6dc41eb96108a216d382be6Wisconsin man seeks freedom in Gangster Disciples casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5ec1b0aab3449ab7034a23864b3d0dThu, 26 May 2016 10:46:55 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a Wisconsin man targeted in a nationwide probe of Gangster Disciples street gang members say he should be freed while awaiting trial and allowed to return home, where he contributes to the arts and music scenes there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5ec1b0aab3449ab7034a23864b3d0dWith 1 delegate at stake, Kentucky re-examines its votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b020a1d4149049699bfb62e6f25ac006Thu, 26 May 2016 11:25:17 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State election officials will re-examine vote totals from the Democratic presidential primary at the request of Bernie Sanders' campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b020a1d4149049699bfb62e6f25ac006Sri Lanka's Cabinet approves office to learn fate of missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/960adb66316d43c18e7403069922e460Thu, 26 May 2016 10:56:36 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Cabinet has approved setting up an office to learn the fate of several thousands of people who went missing during the civil war that ended seven years ago, the foreign ministry said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/960adb66316d43c18e7403069922e460WHO: Nearly 960 killed in attacks on hospitals in 2 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8f2d78b85b046fe97cd4e6391ff07beThu, 26 May 2016 10:59:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 960 people have been killed worldwide in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past two years, the World Health Organization said in a report Thursday that highlighted an alarming disrespect for the protection of health care in war by both governments and armed groups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8f2d78b85b046fe97cd4e6391ff07beLawyer for Egyptian hijacker says client "tortured" in pasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24d4f9f063c549b4b0501f6d157d231dThu, 26 May 2016 12:02:44 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The lawyer for an Egyptian man who admitted to hijacking an EgyptAir passenger jet and diverting it to Cyprus in March says his client had been tortured on many occasions while in the custody of Egyptian authorities over three decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24d4f9f063c549b4b0501f6d157d231dUN Syria envoy to consult Security Council on peace talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b42260f54024462b9ba09e090c4da79Thu, 26 May 2016 12:14:48 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he will speak to the U.N. Security Council and announce afterward plans for the resumption of stalled peace talks between the government and the opposition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b42260f54024462b9ba09e090c4da79The Latest: Ana Ivanovic into 3rd round of French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91d2750da1ef4c278505786fd42a8dc3Thu, 26 May 2016 12:16:57 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91d2750da1ef4c278505786fd42a8dc3The Latest: Man with extremist ties in brief Paris standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/610b95220a1d491eb24ff32dd695d019Thu, 26 May 2016 11:48:53 GMTLE HAVRE, France (AP) — The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/610b95220a1d491eb24ff32dd695d019Police: 12-year-old NYC boy burns self in 'fire challenge'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/133298b8a8204d7cb6d20ddae947b2c7Thu, 26 May 2016 12:07:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy suffered severe burns in New York City when he doused himself in flammable liquids, lit a match and set himself on fire as part of a social media challenge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/133298b8a8204d7cb6d20ddae947b2c7France's growing labor standoff: What could happen next?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8e19076245b4dc7a592e1ed0d8291d0Thu, 26 May 2016 12:08:41 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's Socialist President Francois Hollande is engaged in the biggest test of his presidency, facing months of protests and strikes against a labor law that are threatening nationwide fuel shortages.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8e19076245b4dc7a592e1ed0d8291d0Uber to expand its Africa operationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5380d848b35c415290644ad341516559Thu, 26 May 2016 12:06:39 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Uber is expanding in Africa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5380d848b35c415290644ad341516559Rescuers retrieve body of Dutch climber who died on Everesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb23b671204949adadb93ea717c48836Thu, 26 May 2016 11:08:43 GMTKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A helicopter on Thursday retrieved the body of a Dutch climber who died last week on Mount Everest, while attempts were being made to retrieve the bodies of two other climbers and to locate two more who went missing on the world's tallest mountain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb23b671204949adadb93ea717c48836Michigan paying defense bills for 2 charged in Flint crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89401937f02549f395aab8e7fccbce06Thu, 26 May 2016 12:07:31 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is paying criminal defense bills for two state employees charged amid Flint's crisis with lead-tainted water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89401937f02549f395aab8e7fccbce06China state media promote rap song praising Karl Marxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8896cd4d77da4514b90fa38860f57e3fThu, 26 May 2016 11:16:53 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The latest hot topic for Chinese rappers is a bearded 19th century German philosopher who wrote a book called "The Communist Manifesto."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8896cd4d77da4514b90fa38860f57e3fHamilton fastest ahead of Rosberg in 1st Monaco GP practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c08e594399d04600b5b05b745913ab07Thu, 26 May 2016 11:11:13 GMTMONACO (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time Thursday in an eventful first practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix, a race he has not won since 2008.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c08e594399d04600b5b05b745913ab07Dutch court allows extremist suspect to be sent to Francehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3920e13d64484c39a97ddaaa4b43140aThu, 26 May 2016 12:29:23 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch court on Thursday approved the transfer to France of a 32-year-old Frenchman suspected of crimes including "involvement in a terrorist organization" and illegal weapon possession.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3920e13d64484c39a97ddaaa4b43140aNew Jersey theme park previews new roller coasterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26648d7517b14ee6b2ff57e5f02d6f5fThu, 26 May 2016 12:08:36 GMTJACKSON, N.J. (AP) — The Joker is no joke.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26648d7517b14ee6b2ff57e5f02d6f5fPakistan: 'all indicators' confirm US killed Taliban leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a1a9e12872d4a9084309e0b455cd2b7Thu, 26 May 2016 11:56:34 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — The foreign affairs adviser to Pakistan's prime minister said Thursday that "all indicators" confirmed that the former Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike in the country's southwestern Baluchistan province, where he was travelling under a false name with fake Pakistani identity documents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a1a9e12872d4a9084309e0b455cd2b7'It's the fear of the unknown' - UK small biz key to EU votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/812ed97540104626a41c229e60e66d75Thu, 26 May 2016 11:59:29 GMTLONDON (AP) — With sparks flying from a welder at work behind him, Simon Boyd's voice rises as he explains why he believes the United Kingdom should leave the European Union even though his company, REIDsteel, has put up buildings across the 28-nation bloc, from the Netherlands to Poland and Italy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/812ed97540104626a41c229e60e66d75