FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:52:54 -07:00On Arctic voyage, Obama banks on power of his celebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89ee7239286f4459b443bbdba25b74e5Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:41:04 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama brought no grand policy pronouncements, new legislative proposals or major tranches of federal aid with him to Alaska. Instead, he sought to use the power of his own celebrity to command attention to the issue of climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89ee7239286f4459b443bbdba25b74e5The Latest: Easing of Greece fears helping eurozone economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f91fcf566df403cb84b29030cdd1c8dThu, 03 Sep 2015 08:38:52 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The latest on the European economy as the European Central Bank meets to discuss its monetary policy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f91fcf566df403cb84b29030cdd1c8dAustralian police won't charge Mel Gibson over tirade claimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ea34ac990d4ccaacf527f0e441f9dcThu, 03 Sep 2015 08:40:15 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Police do not intent to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend in Sydney last month, officials said on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ea34ac990d4ccaacf527f0e441f9dcGuatemala president resigns amid corruption probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fb233adfc9d42eea866126f9f2a2a20Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:26:45 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fb233adfc9d42eea866126f9f2a2a20China shows rising power in parade marking WWII defeathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da605d3332024f30beef58212e6a9007Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:52:51 GMTBEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da605d3332024f30beef58212e6a9007A look at the case of Texas man killed by deputieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cfff2c55fae49339f51e321203fd803Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:43:04 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The fatal shooting of a San Antonio-area man by sheriff's deputies is drawing scrutiny because the man had both hands in the air at the time he was shot. Officials say a video appears to show 41-year-old Gilbert Flores was armed with a knife during the confrontation Friday outside a home northwest of San Antonio, and are examining the images as part of their investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cfff2c55fae49339f51e321203fd803Seoul prosecutors seek 15-year term for US envoy attackerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97994ed384bf4c908c036ab39e965859Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:26:21 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Thursday asked for a 15-year prison term for the man they say slashed the U.S. ambassador during a breakfast forum in March.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97994ed384bf4c908c036ab39e965859Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a4df5b1e88146499607674e84f2d2f7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:15:08 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a4df5b1e88146499607674e84f2d2f7Trial continues in Alabama officer's excessive force trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06644cfb072b4e8d87c41cf578874eb5Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:32:21 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Additional witness testimony is expected in the federal trial of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force during a stop that left an Indian man seriously injured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06644cfb072b4e8d87c41cf578874eb5Migrants flood Budapest rail station as police leave, but no trains running to Western Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c79164295b44c409b939800caf65dcdThu, 03 Sep 2015 06:28:34 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Migrants flood Budapest rail station as police leave, but no trains running to Western Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c79164295b44c409b939800caf65dcdTamil leader becomes opposition leader in Parliamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f93a3ad3b3a47d99c1ac0c2a280c418Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:28:19 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Parliament on Thursday recognized an ethnic Tamil lawmaker as the opposition leader for the first time in decades in what is seen a positive step toward post civil-war reconciliation with the minority community.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f93a3ad3b3a47d99c1ac0c2a280c418Turkish embassy skeptical Bangkok bomb suspects are Turkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac82dae416c6463bb188b4bfc43d504bThu, 03 Sep 2015 06:53:16 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The Turkish Embassy in Thailand is casting doubt on reports that its nationals were involved in the Aug. 17 bombing of a Bangkok landmark that killed 20 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac82dae416c6463bb188b4bfc43d504bCalifornia data shows racial disparity in arrests, deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24617ed0493c4daa8c1b685043da381bThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:11:35 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths, according to what officials called a nationally unprecedented release of data.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24617ed0493c4daa8c1b685043da381bPondering presidential campaign, Biden sticks close to Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee58580ea46a4eb0a1f2c35cdc9b4608Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:19:24 GMTMIAMI (AP) — As he explores a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama's policies during a trip to the crucial swing state of Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee58580ea46a4eb0a1f2c35cdc9b4608Boat with 100 migrants capsizes off Malaysia, some deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df660c4d06ae42b4a0275d45540a0ecfThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:55:13 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A wooden boat carrying about 100 migrants heading to Indonesia has capsized off Malaysia's western coast, the country's maritime agency said Thursday, adding there were an unknown number of fatalities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df660c4d06ae42b4a0275d45540a0ecfLEADING OFF: Latos tries again for Dodgers, Braves skiddinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/684d8f8249994615a821e0551cae4e58Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:04:20 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/684d8f8249994615a821e0551cae4e58Specially trained dogs help out farmers with disabilitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/680900d9cf6845e2828373d76acb1afcThu, 03 Sep 2015 06:38:45 GMTMAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The demanding daily chores of a farmer were always a little different for Alda Owen, who is legally blind, able to see some blurry shapes and very close objects but not much else.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/680900d9cf6845e2828373d76acb1afcLabor Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/251acbd6a551425cbf81d48d9df5d9c8Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:31:12 GMTDALLAS (AP) — More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry's trade and lobbying group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/251acbd6a551425cbf81d48d9df5d9c8Malaysia says boat with about 100 migrants headed to Indonesia has sunk with fatalitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36e544bd3959409d900168c91724e531Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:21:09 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says boat with about 100 migrants headed to Indonesia has sunk with fatalities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36e544bd3959409d900168c91724e531Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4593625609ef4321ad0f8e74aa649040Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:56:17 GMT"It's a bit of a giggle, actually. They are clearly not the world's worst airline." — Simon Cockerell of Beijing-based travel agency Koryo Group on North Korean airline Air Koryo's "world's worst" title.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4593625609ef4321ad0f8e74aa649040Afghanistan hosts regional economic forumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba3db3bc3f1047148f1e3cba8fa12a13Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:38:16 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan has opened the Regional Economic Cooperation Conference in the capital, Kabul, where officials from more than 30 nations and 40 international organizations are gathering to discuss the war-torn country's future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba3db3bc3f1047148f1e3cba8fa12a13Report on Ferguson unrest offers lessons in what not to dohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d095b7262305453699f32138cecf0375Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:31:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d095b7262305453699f32138cecf0375Out of the sunroof, and the office: Glimpses of China paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/841855e0b3d64672b2770f135ec26e82Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:39:49 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Brief looks at China's massive parade Thursday commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/841855e0b3d64672b2770f135ec26e82Bangladesh indicts owners for deadly 2012 factory firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5af3ff78c91048f0ac3234f2a5552f02Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:03:24 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital has indicted two owners of a garment factory and 11 others for homicide over a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5af3ff78c91048f0ac3234f2a5552f02UN rights chief alleges French soldier sexually abused girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ab16687dffc4ff5a40aa3074104618eThu, 03 Sep 2015 08:19:10 GMTGENEVA (AP) — United Nations staff turned up a case of sexual abuse of a girl by a French soldier in Central African Republic, the U.N. human rights chief said Thursday, in the latest claim of sexual abuse by foreign troops in the poor, unstable African country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ab16687dffc4ff5a40aa3074104618eCouple in Petraeus-related suit to seek reporters' testimonyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cb74ccd63da46379fd89dd0af7b9e8aThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:36:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A couple suing over leaks in the federal investigation that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' resignation intend to subpoena at least two journalists in an attempt to compel testimony about their sources, The Associated Press has learned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cb74ccd63da46379fd89dd0af7b9e8aNo charges against officer in Washington police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/def5212b4906495689262b6b0b51e968Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:13:21 GMTOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A prosecutor won't seek criminal charges against a police officer in Washington state who shot and injured two men accused of repeatedly threatening the officer during a late night encounter. The two men are being charged with assault.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/def5212b4906495689262b6b0b51e968Judge, clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d5837abf8114331bd746df9c787be13Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:47:38 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their jobs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d5837abf8114331bd746df9c787be13US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9842e22946a9407a8f60018d04f24463Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:02:56 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9842e22946a9407a8f60018d04f24463Migrants flood Budapest rail station; no trains to the Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6552117997cd4b59a9b372e9b4eb3d90Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:58:37 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Migrants poured into Budapest's Keleti train station Thursday as police ended their blockade, but there were no trains running to Western Europe, the goal of many of the migrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6552117997cd4b59a9b372e9b4eb3d90Candidates seeking Iowa boost look to 99-county tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66773f10d492499c9c16098636b59fe1Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:40:03 GMTNEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Is it a savvy strategy or a campaign gimmick? Many presidential candidates see a path to success in Iowa by visiting all 99 counties in the leadoff caucus state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66773f10d492499c9c16098636b59fe1Kershaw's 15 Ks lead Dodgers over Giants 2-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7040b780c8cc4cca92d52123d2daf94dThu, 03 Sep 2015 06:55:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Once Dodgers manager Don Mattingly crossed the foul line without signaling the bullpen in the ninth inning, Clayton Kershaw knew he was safe to finish off the San Francisco Giants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7040b780c8cc4cca92d52123d2daf94dBig cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disasterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6df3fc2e88d0459b8d99a980d4de07f7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:27:38 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6df3fc2e88d0459b8d99a980d4de07f7World stocks gain amid China holiday, dollar fallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a9761a7de3f4666b1b45376534f935eThu, 03 Sep 2015 08:48:17 GMTWorld stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets while the dollar fell on diminishing expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a9761a7de3f4666b1b45376534f935eChina shows off rising power marking WWII defeat of Japanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67d2d607c1e440b1ad74de222444bceeThu, 03 Sep 2015 08:34:11 GMTBEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67d2d607c1e440b1ad74de222444bceeSAT scores slip slightly; more students take testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e290507551a461ab6fad3788d9c4d7fThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:30:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e290507551a461ab6fad3788d9c4d7fThe Latest: Greece rescues 751 at sea in latest 24 hourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde89175219744c686ebaa43f5810344Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:43:07 GMTThe latest on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde89175219744c686ebaa43f5810344Police: Hunt won't stop for suspects in officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fdbca3f372d407b9e9ebf3ef66586f3Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:48:56 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities have broadened the hunt for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular northern Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledge there's little information to go on.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fdbca3f372d407b9e9ebf3ef66586f3Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7287e2b7c1f34e158454d20796b61e4fThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:06:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7287e2b7c1f34e158454d20796b61e4fHewitt, in final US Open, not relishing match vs countrymanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dea190cc2fe94ae091ca2e9fb9df50d0Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:21:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt cheered from the stands Tuesday night as one young Australian took the court in the U.S. Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dea190cc2fe94ae091ca2e9fb9df50d0Iran deal will survive in Congress despite GOP oppositionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37cca4ddf0c34561ab512ce15474808fThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:38:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37cca4ddf0c34561ab512ce15474808fPresident's office: Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigns in face of fraud scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4ff0f2c2934a02a5256493cb49819fThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:56:54 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — President's office: Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigns in face of fraud scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4ff0f2c2934a02a5256493cb49819fSpanish PM says elections will be in Decemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df137f0dcbad4a79937e6c2186dc1d9aThu, 03 Sep 2015 08:47:03 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he will call general elections in December but the date has yet to be decided.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df137f0dcbad4a79937e6c2186dc1d9aPondering campaign, Biden sticks close to Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27b920b111c94f988062064af22d90deThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:40:31 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama's policies, previewing his potential pitch to voters during a trip to the crucial swing state of Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27b920b111c94f988062064af22d90dePolice open Budapest rail station, but no trains to the Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e664357e8e4474a9dfa1a932e490fdThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:37:27 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Migrants poured into Budapest's Keleti rail station on Thursday as police stopped blocking its main entrance, piling into trains despite announcements that there was no service to Western Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e664357e8e4474a9dfa1a932e490fdPacific bluefin tuna group puts off new moves to save fishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d971d0c52f7435f9d143d530419c8f6Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:49:16 GMTTOKYO (AP) — An international body that monitors fisheries in most of the Pacific Ocean ended a meeting in Japan on Thursday without agreement on fresh measures to protect the dwindling bluefin tuna.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d971d0c52f7435f9d143d530419c8f6Canada woman had tried to sponsor boy who drowned off Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec7bdd5b8175472084ad51cbaa17ac9eThu, 03 Sep 2015 08:17:03 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawmaker says a woman in Canada had tried to sponsor Syrian relatives who drowned off the coast of Turkey, including a 3-year-old boy whose lifeless body was shown in photographs that are galvanizing debate around the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec7bdd5b8175472084ad51cbaa17ac9eThe Latest: Police say lie prompts Illinois police responsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05b022f3b0974f7d8254d1a0a6d6b360Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:29:05 GMTVOLO, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05b022f3b0974f7d8254d1a0a6d6b360French farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Parishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a734e0c2d2d42de87bf75afca7679c2Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:07:46 GMTPARIS (AP) — More than 1,000 tractors — and a few cows — descended on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers who blocked highways to express their anger over falling prices for their goods and high taxes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a734e0c2d2d42de87bf75afca7679c2Lost Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/410d3e5e394b4be5bd7b16802a5971e0Thu, 03 Sep 2015 06:26:10 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool — the equivalent of 30 sweaters — and shedding almost half his body weight.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/410d3e5e394b4be5bd7b16802a5971e0