FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:44:15 -07:00Lions, tigers and poodles? Dogs a big draw at Pyongyang zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b54d6741c1148e78f610c571ba3ee14Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:44:57 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Lions, tigers and poodles?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b54d6741c1148e78f610c571ba3ee14Jordan's first Olympic medalist comes home to royal welcomehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e967170d85b4c80870e98743b549d63Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:32:47 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's first Olympic champion, taekwondo gold medal winner Ahmad Abughaush, has returned home to a royal welcome.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e967170d85b4c80870e98743b549d63Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61e7089e95bb49fe971c30f71cce9ca9Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:37:56 GMTFORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A top Army general is scheduled to testify about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61e7089e95bb49fe971c30f71cce9ca9Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken armhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e130c669f9a49d698ac33598a4d378cWed, 24 Aug 2016 04:33:14 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Burt Bacharach is canceling two September concerts to recover from a broken arm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e130c669f9a49d698ac33598a4d378cSabathia, Ellsbury lift Yanks past Mariners 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cefec2784ba94e43b59993db2ba7a217Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:31:06 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — With the New York Yankees facing an uphill climb to the playoffs, CC Sabathia picked a good time to return to form.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cefec2784ba94e43b59993db2ba7a217Police: Man shouts 'Allahu akbar' in Australian knife attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c19ec0560ca4426ba4dded59980e4f3bWed, 24 Aug 2016 03:35:13 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A French man shouting the Arabic phrase "Allahu akbar" stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two men in an attack at a hostel in northeast Australia, police said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c19ec0560ca4426ba4dded59980e4f3b1 killed, 29 wounded as 2 bombs hit southern Thailandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87f4d23da1b47a2bb0eccf5b645d43eWed, 24 Aug 2016 05:32:00 GMTPATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Two bombs exploded near a hotel in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand, killing one employee and wounding 29 people, police and hospital officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87f4d23da1b47a2bb0eccf5b645d43eKemp's bases-loaded double lifts Braves past D-backshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a35be3d99f74c74b1e98e6563cfbddeWed, 24 Aug 2016 06:08:25 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Matt Kemp has had some big hits in his many trips to Chase Field in his many seasons in the NL West. He had another one Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a35be3d99f74c74b1e98e6563cfbddeChina sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9e2f885b5dd4ba59600b9e1c6abeadfWed, 24 Aug 2016 05:19:07 GMTBEIJING (AP) — On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9e2f885b5dd4ba59600b9e1c6abeadf3 Olympic weightlifting gold medalists fail doping retestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6c9a5b3a89e4dc6bbc3dd28d4c819c4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:29:30 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medalists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6c9a5b3a89e4dc6bbc3dd28d4c819c4Flores, Ruggiano power Mets to 7-4 win over Cardinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7bfc30335647ee86a157612a93d2dcWed, 24 Aug 2016 04:38:36 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — It was a night of firsts for Robert Gsellman, who made his major league debut for the New York Mets on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7bfc30335647ee86a157612a93d2dcRecordings of tiger sounds aim to help save wild populationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df3e783cb054d97a176593ce5df4c38Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:41:06 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Tigers use a grunt-like snort called chuffing as a greeting, short roars for intimidation and long roars to find mates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df3e783cb054d97a176593ce5df4c38Man gets prison for killing 2 housekeepers at Ohio facilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87a8c67846d8464c89d2374328d9b91bWed, 24 Aug 2016 04:22:50 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A chef who admitted to fatally shooting two housekeepers at an Ohio assisted living facility could spend the rest of his life behind bars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87a8c67846d8464c89d2374328d9b91bThe ANSA news agency says two bodies have been pulled from the rubble of quake-hit Amatrice in central Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/365fd503f8764774a4cf33c05a742baeWed, 24 Aug 2016 05:16:03 GMTROME (AP) — The ANSA news agency says two bodies have been pulled from the rubble of quake-hit Amatrice in central Italy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/365fd503f8764774a4cf33c05a742baeToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a0627347b4a497b81efc3965640afb3Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:01:18 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a0627347b4a497b81efc3965640afb3Minnesota man charged in 5-year-old girl's abduction, deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0c35cdc02d45b781f2ec3e40502f1fWed, 24 Aug 2016 03:35:09 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 25-year-old man who was considered a family friend was charged Tuesday with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing a 5-year-old girl from central Minnesota — leaving her body submerged in a swamp and covered with debris.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0c35cdc02d45b781f2ec3e40502f1fStrong quake rattles central Italy, at least 10 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1ccd1d355d94e6d99c29d2295c55384Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:30:30 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 10 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns that were partially demolished.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1ccd1d355d94e6d99c29d2295c55384Seoul: North Korea fires submarine-launched missilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e18e9863bd3843ed907caa714ba70aa6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:41:25 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean ballistic missile fired from a submarine Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) in the longest flight by that type of weapon, Seoul officials said, a range that can place much of South Korea within its striking distance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e18e9863bd3843ed907caa714ba70aa6Kansas man faces sentencing for role in foiled bomb plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/175b21160c7c4b66a8e37a3dc446dc79Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:50:33 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Alexander Blair has admitted his role in a foiled terrorist attack: aiding a wannabe Islamic State jihadist's plan to detonate a bomb at the Fort Riley military post to kill or maim as many U.S. service members as possible. Blair says "nobody is perfect" and blames a genetic disorder for allowing others to take advantage of him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/175b21160c7c4b66a8e37a3dc446dc79The Latest: Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Rome, central Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a0702c15244c1db6b4cc941e5faf81Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:29:31 GMTROME (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a0702c15244c1db6b4cc941e5faf81Mayor of quake-hit Italian town of Accumoli says family of four trapped under debris without any signs of lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8ce04eed86491c815236d6a655084cWed, 24 Aug 2016 04:24:36 GMTROME (AP) — Mayor of quake-hit Italian town of Accumoli says family of four trapped under debris without any signs of life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8ce04eed86491c815236d6a655084c1 killed, 29 injured as 2 bombs explode in southern Thailandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9dfe793f32f4104bea10f42e56705b0Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:37:08 GMTPATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Officials say two bombs have exploded near a hotel in southern Thailand, killing one employee and injuring 29 others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9dfe793f32f4104bea10f42e56705b0Turkey launches operation to free IS-held Syrian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48e08425b8eb4f229adbee1c824a07c8Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:04:36 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military and the U.S.-backed coalition forces on Wednesday launched an operation to clear a Syrian border town from Islamic State militants, Turkey's prime minister's office said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48e08425b8eb4f229adbee1c824a07c8Animal charity removes 15 animals it rescued from Gaza zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f77eee5ac3f8498db3f7efd52800cdfcWed, 24 Aug 2016 06:27:57 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international charity has removed 15 animals rescued from the Gaza Strip's main zoo, dubbed "the worst in the world."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f77eee5ac3f8498db3f7efd52800cdfcAP PHOTOS: Colombia rebels relax, play soccer as peace nearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d1bdd8deb3b4174a3444801553db625Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:05:52 GMTIN THE JUNGLE OF PUTUMAYO, Colombia (AP) — It could be a sandlot soccer field almost anywhere in rural Colombia: flattened earth carved from the jungle with lopsided goalposts made of tree trunks painted the colors of the country's flag.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d1bdd8deb3b4174a3444801553db625Maybin, Sanchez spark Tigers in 8-3 win over Twinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/715c1a1424c14d4482320be99bffb846Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:07:32 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cameron Maybin's sprained left thumb can heal later, once the chase for the playoffs is over.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/715c1a1424c14d4482320be99bffb846Park Service seeks minorities' support as it marks 100 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8dfb982c9e4c0bbc4d9a6261e65965Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:32:03 GMTGRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8dfb982c9e4c0bbc4d9a6261e65965US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90077c4bb9664e5ea13f2feaac11ba26Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:42:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — How do you follow winning Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics? How about a chance to see "Hamilton" on Broadway?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90077c4bb9664e5ea13f2feaac11ba26Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b68361c52b543e3850731bab48ad791Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:48:52 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's and the U.S.-backed coalition forces on Wednesday launched an operation to clear a Syrian border town from Islamic State militants, the office of the Turkish prime minister said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b68361c52b543e3850731bab48ad791Arrieta dominates for 8 innings, Cubs beat Padres 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a03c4a323744608bf9dc645ed08f013Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:27:00 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta might be starting a late-season push for an NL Cy Young Award. He's done it before.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a03c4a323744608bf9dc645ed08f013Perez's 2-run triple lifts Brewers over Rockies 6-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00d58880a64c4107ad0964ae60fbeccbWed, 24 Aug 2016 04:52:30 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Hernan Perez's key triple led to a messy celebration for Brent Suter and Corey Knebel in the Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00d58880a64c4107ad0964ae60fbeccbStrong quake rattles central Italy: "The town isn't here"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53c4046238234cb7852acc22f6174155Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:18:50 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 10 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns that were partially demolished.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53c4046238234cb7852acc22f6174155Forced relocations raise doubts over Jordan's tribal customshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/482891f2b7cd40fb947aeac303b4a50aWed, 24 Aug 2016 06:38:29 GMTIRBID, Jordan (AP) — It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home with her sick husband and six children. With nothing but the loose change in her pockets, she packed her family into a car and left under the cover of darkness.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/482891f2b7cd40fb947aeac303b4a50aMyanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd2cb9fc6a724a0d9d8ac1ed3bc31e36Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:15:24 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's government has set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find "lasting solutions" to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against the minority Rohingya Muslims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd2cb9fc6a724a0d9d8ac1ed3bc31e36Former aide to convicted congressman gets probationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06ac3406c1ca4b7db0ec5a760f0eb4d6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:15:58 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A political consultant has been sentenced to probation for his role in the corruption case involving a convicted former Pennsylvania congressman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06ac3406c1ca4b7db0ec5a760f0eb4d6Davis hits 33rd home run in A's 9-1 win over Indianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46ea84cd73cd4e4cadac2799faa443ebWed, 24 Aug 2016 05:51:19 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics used a steady stream of big hits from three rookies and one big blast from a veteran slugger to end their latest losing skid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46ea84cd73cd4e4cadac2799faa443ebInternational Weightlifting Federation says 3 gold medalists, 8 other medalists fail retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples, face loss of medalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff8ae546506457a9582484b4eb3e43eWed, 24 Aug 2016 06:26:42 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — International Weightlifting Federation says 3 gold medalists, 8 other medalists fail retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples, face loss of medals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff8ae546506457a9582484b4eb3e43eIn dry, windy West, crews target flames in several stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e08ba7084343491e91079e590d739b09Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:02:41 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Growing wildfires stoked by windy, dry conditions have destroyed buildings and forced evacuations in California, Washington, Montana and elsewhere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e08ba7084343491e91079e590d739b09British man accused in Bali police death confesses to fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b9c5f2a8184e7fae079e6eb26497f4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:35:13 GMTBALI, Indonesia (AP) — A British man arrested in the killing of a police officer on the tourist island of Bali confessed to bashing the Indonesian man with a beer bottle and leaving him unconscious, police said Tuesday. His lawyer said he didn't realize the officer would die.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b9c5f2a8184e7fae079e6eb26497f4Dream team of historians proposed to advise US presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17da84d3612416f89dd8107129d3bcaWed, 24 Aug 2016 04:34:50 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Imagine a dream team of the nation's top historians, recruited by the White House to advise the president on major decisions. That's the idea being pitched by two Harvard University scholars who say many United States leaders know alarmingly little about history, both of their own country and of others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17da84d3612416f89dd8107129d3bcaAsian stocks meander, dollar up on North Korea's missilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e46d5688b75407faf9289be432ee18eWed, 24 Aug 2016 04:23:52 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks meandered Wednesday as investors awaited fresh cues from Federal Reserve on the outlook for interest rates. Markets were steady following the submarine launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e46d5688b75407faf9289be432ee18eThe Latest: 2 bodies recovered from rubble in Italian quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a20d292b20e44c1907ff7c95260e62dWed, 24 Aug 2016 05:27:14 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a20d292b20e44c1907ff7c95260e62d10 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9897c84514ba4aa5bd1afc00deabb50eWed, 24 Aug 2016 03:54:19 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9897c84514ba4aa5bd1afc00deabb50eAbreu homers again, Rodon sharp as White Sox crush Phillieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/192d5e40d9954ddf989b3c0a2f1af60dWed, 24 Aug 2016 03:51:35 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon was so disgusted with a start earlier in the season he tossed his glove into the stands. It got worse when he sprained his left wrist slipping on the dugout steps as he rushed out for the national anthem.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/192d5e40d9954ddf989b3c0a2f1af60dGausman throws 6 shutout innings as Orioles beat Nats 8-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bfc771ca1cd4ed1b58fee173e82f0baWed, 24 Aug 2016 03:35:00 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Just when it appeared as if the Baltimore Orioles had righted themselves, bad news arrived in the form of an unfavorable medical report.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bfc771ca1cd4ed1b58fee173e82f0baThai junta's opponents staggered by support for status quohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/692e51ea261f4097b78a821aa00c5d60Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:56:49 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — In the two years since Thailand's army seized control of this Southeast Asian nation in a coup, pro-democracy activist Rangsiman Rome has repeatedly risked jail time to do something few here have done: speak out against the junta.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/692e51ea261f4097b78a821aa00c5d60Japan, China, S. Korea ministers slam N. Korea missile testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/556324691ffc468ab93522aaaf58ad19Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:23:00 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea criticized North Korea's latest submarine missile test on Wednesday during their annual talks that were held amid lingering frictions over territorial disputes and wartime history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/556324691ffc468ab93522aaaf58ad19Dodgers rough up Bumgarner, beat Giants 9-5 for 2-game leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32c7820e3fb343eaac74e6312f82bc82Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:07:45 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison Bumgarner again to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32c7820e3fb343eaac74e6312f82bc82Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host of next Summer Gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e307c5685a24e1eb4165abec2d688a5Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:01:07 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The Olympic flag has arrived in Tokyo, host of the next Summer Games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e307c5685a24e1eb4165abec2d688a5Farm safety top priority with farm tourism on the risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5e20ed01c64768a5d42c10243184caWed, 24 Aug 2016 04:30:44 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5e20ed01c64768a5d42c10243184ca