FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:30:39 -07:00Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3765024dd89e48b79bdfd4ab758ba069Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:19:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday — but only in some states.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3765024dd89e48b79bdfd4ab758ba069Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04891626049643ada307effee44d35f2Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:50:52 GMTCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04891626049643ada307effee44d35f2Student killed in shooting at Savannah State Universityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1a8f16bc7984b368b8301f0b941d910Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:22:00 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1a8f16bc7984b368b8301f0b941d910Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd0d72a0af24bbd89302a638838ca3dFri, 28 Aug 2015 06:26:54 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd0d72a0af24bbd89302a638838ca3dVatican says ex-envoy to Dominican Republic, charged with abusing minors, has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdc559099cef441dae20a1eb32cb4c45Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:18:32 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican says ex-envoy to Dominican Republic, charged with abusing minors, has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdc559099cef441dae20a1eb32cb4c4529 to become citizens at DC's MLK memorialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58353f1d9f89413a9cd327ec88227d34Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:16:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-nine people will become citizens during a ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58353f1d9f89413a9cd327ec88227d34India's polluted waters cleanse spirits at Hindu festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1d69c63aac45d4a9ee49e5ddfaeb20Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:46:07 GMTNASIK, India (AP) — It's just water, and far from the cleanest you could find. Raw sewage often flows in the Godavari River, bringing with it high bacteria levels. Residue from sand mining can cloud the water. Farm pesticides leech through the soil.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1d69c63aac45d4a9ee49e5ddfaeb20Japan reports inflation, household spending soften in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c62385dbb564cdd8b8de2c8b036268bFri, 28 Aug 2015 06:15:12 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting reality: the deep-seated challenges for sustaining long-term growth, especially for aging economies like Japan's.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c62385dbb564cdd8b8de2c8b036268bAttorneys for Robin Williams' wife, childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cd20506dbca488db444c7a74edb0a71Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:06:13 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children were due back in court Friday in the ongoing fight over the late actor's estate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cd20506dbca488db444c7a74edb0a71US decathlete Trey Hardee out of worlds with back injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b6abbfc9e6a4250b01829999d39a345Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:17:05 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Three events in and American decathlete Trey Hardee had to withdraw. His throbbing lower back couldn't take anymore punishment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b6abbfc9e6a4250b01829999d39a345Robin Williams' estate dispute back in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efffb593a110484dbcb6ef079f725dcdFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:41:06 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are due back in court in the ongoing fight over the late actor's estate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efffb593a110484dbcb6ef079f725dcdGreece's new prime minister to name caretaker cabinethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0307e3333ea34374bedea20ca87a42bcFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:34:34 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, was to name the members of her caretaker government Friday as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0307e3333ea34374bedea20ca87a42bcThe Latest: Decathlete Hardee out of worlds with back injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df7a8264f2bb41be8c81ec570fea0a4bFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:38:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df7a8264f2bb41be8c81ec570fea0a4bIdentifying zone-read plays makes it tough to protect QBshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bedca75178114e2787e59e37002d1852Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:10:12 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — If Chip Kelly, Pete Carroll and other NFL coaches want to run zone-read plays, their quarterbacks are fair game — even when they don't have the ball.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bedca75178114e2787e59e37002d1852Austrian police: 3 suspects arrested in Hungary in connection with deaths of 71 migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16f388aab4fb4eb9b40c2807acb6914dFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:23:37 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Austrian police: 3 suspects arrested in Hungary in connection with deaths of 71 migrants .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16f388aab4fb4eb9b40c2807acb6914dNational Zoo to reveal panda cubs' genders, detail on fatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e33e4cfae0a1468890b3490730698524Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:20:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The panda team at the National Zoo plans to reveal the gender of the giant panda cubs born recently, as well as which panda fathered the cubs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e33e4cfae0a1468890b3490730698524US sanctions chief visits Israel amid Iran jittershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a1cbce70a5845548a0903dffc9afed3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:26:28 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. Department of the Treasury's sanctions chief is visiting Israel amid concerns in Jerusalem over the nuclear deal with Iran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a1cbce70a5845548a0903dffc9afed3Libya collects victims' bodies from latest migrant disasterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbabb61d30074b7e86ccbcd637bec4edFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:16:30 GMTZUWARA, Libya (AP) — An Associated Press photographer at the scene of the latest migrant disaster says authorities are collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the Libyan coastal city of Zuwara.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbabb61d30074b7e86ccbcd637bec4edMillion gallons of wastewater closes another beach in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a21b789b5ba74e2994d609a7e1da31b7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:57:42 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed after sewage from a treatment plant was discharged into the ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a21b789b5ba74e2994d609a7e1da31b7Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/144d574753e24c18a7f0b3a3e923a4adFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:48:53 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/144d574753e24c18a7f0b3a3e923a4adNew tropical storm warnings for parts of Dominican Republic, Bahamas as Erika approacheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4200e5c93047fc9144839424f2a995Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:06:53 GMTMIAMI (AP) — New tropical storm warnings for parts of Dominican Republic, Bahamas as Erika approaches.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4200e5c93047fc9144839424f2a995Spieth tries to make the cut and stay No. 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862031f2af984266baf2ec8d0d09d0c6Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:33:13 GMTEDISON, N.J. (AP) — In his first tournament at No. 1 in the world, Jordan Spieth posted his worst score in three months with a 74.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862031f2af984266baf2ec8d0d09d0c6Tropical storm warnings in Dominican Republic, Bahamashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03088f40a8164e1692bb304959b13043Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:13:16 GMTMIAMI (AP) — New tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas as Tropical Storm Erika approaches.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03088f40a8164e1692bb304959b13043Clinton quietly trying to discourage Biden from a 2016 bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b70fc58131c4ed8a37a61c8650914cbFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:24:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b70fc58131c4ed8a37a61c8650914cbIndian and Pakistani border guards trade gunfire, 9 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58a269e08a754f5697bfeda3c7d84cc0Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:37:01 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire in the divided region of Kashmir, leaving nine civilians dead and another 63 wounded, authorities said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58a269e08a754f5697bfeda3c7d84cc0Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7935b3a0e14447fa4d722cb04e6fa9fFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:55:34 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who had been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, died Friday of apparent natural causes as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7935b3a0e14447fa4d722cb04e6fa9fAustrian official: Death toll of migrants in truck over 70http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f93a9104eca47c79b7fe3e26ded18dcFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:32:07 GMTVIENNA (AP) — The number of migrants found dead in a truck abandoned on Austria's main highway to Hungary has risen to more than 70, the Interior Ministry said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f93a9104eca47c79b7fe3e26ded18dcObama to speak with Jewish groups on Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47079ad09f0b4ba6bbd83cddc7710511Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:15:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is using a Friday webcast to try to allay concerns from Jewish communities about the nuclear agreement with Iran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47079ad09f0b4ba6bbd83cddc7710511Californians cut water without state imposing fineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/207ea5af9c984cbaaa04408e3b6f68d9Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:03:10 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/207ea5af9c984cbaaa04408e3b6f68d9Bomb blast kills 6 Iraqi policemen, injures 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2e4cd6d72c641fc8c37415394965907Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:53:15 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say an explosion has ripped through the parking lot of a Baghdad police station when a police bomb squad tried to defuse a car bomb while colleagues looked on, killing six and wounding 10.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2e4cd6d72c641fc8c37415394965907A look at Serena Williams' possible path to true Grand Slamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/118b5bcab1eb43cfaa272f3db5be2367Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:43:27 GMTShortly after the draw for the U.S. Open set up Serena Williams' path to completing a Grand Slam, she offered her own analysis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/118b5bcab1eb43cfaa272f3db5be2367Austrian official: Death toll of migrants found in truck left on highway rises to more than 70http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8523e1219d9d4caaa57a98bed930fd1aFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:59:27 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Austrian official: Death toll of migrants found in truck left on highway rises to more than 70.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8523e1219d9d4caaa57a98bed930fd1aLEADING OFF: Orioles CF Jones gets checked, Kershaw startshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648039436946488f85c23d99a60a61e2Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:11:36 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648039436946488f85c23d99a60a61e2On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed angerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/938491e4150a4433a6e4e61d4fa17b40Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:21:37 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/938491e4150a4433a6e4e61d4fa17b40Asylum-seeker home in Germany firebombed; no injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22ad4000ac434a909b199dfad23e02fcFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:32:14 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say a petrol bomb was thrown through a window at an asylum-seekers' home in a town in northwestern Germany, starting a small fire but injuring none of the residents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22ad4000ac434a909b199dfad23e02fcPuerto Rico braces for TS Erika after 4 dead in Dominicahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912362579b924dca822a2124a267087cFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:26:10 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912362579b924dca822a2124a267087cMalaysians gear up for street rallies urging Najib to quithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c141383b9009477d890e28d7bf7629afFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:03:37 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian activists are putting more pressure on embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak to resign with major street rallies this weekend following allegations of suspicious money transfers into his accounts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c141383b9009477d890e28d7bf7629afScientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19fce9a0bde64dbe99639fbad39a363dFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:24:38 GMTMOUNT BAKER, Wash. (AP) — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face of the glacier as it rushes downstream.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19fce9a0bde64dbe99639fbad39a363dUS national security adviser in China ahead of Xi's US triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28c885c4713b4d7a9e8928cd40af0ca1Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:11:30 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The U.S. national security adviser and Chinese leaders helped lay the groundwork Friday for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit next month to Washington, with both sides expressing optimism despite differences between them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28c885c4713b4d7a9e8928cd40af0ca1Robin Williams' family back in court over estate disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e1f85406ff4c8c9a35673654f17916Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:06:13 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children were due back in court Friday in the ongoing fight over the late actor's estate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e1f85406ff4c8c9a35673654f17916Greece's new prime minister names caretaker cabinethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9b54652f4d4a0eb5db9643a7a231aeFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:59:53 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, named the members of her caretaker government Friday as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9b54652f4d4a0eb5db9643a7a231aeTrump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/058ebcc9188c44ba8ae60fe05aad20cdFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:23:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future that the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/058ebcc9188c44ba8ae60fe05aad20cdWalker says he would aggressively confront Islamic terrorismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d64cba1120a64eeebdf0326dc2d929f4Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:22:20 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d64cba1120a64eeebdf0326dc2d929f4Businesses reopening at scene of deadly on-air shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52b5bee854834fdfaa136f191f86e551Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:48:15 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Businesses are reopening at the scene of this week's on-air shooting as more details surface of the gunman's long history of confronting and bullying co-workers at a succession of television and customer-service jobs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52b5bee854834fdfaa136f191f86e551TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74288ab97d4a4ce9a694606ecabe482aFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:09:38 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With hit shows like "Empire," ''black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder," diversity is the new normal in TV.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74288ab97d4a4ce9a694606ecabe482aJapan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/417a328d339b4b78af7e0da2d1d8a39aFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:28:35 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring large employers to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/417a328d339b4b78af7e0da2d1d8a39a2 French journalists arrested in blackmail of Moroccan kinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b8d94f8a16642cb87c0221faa80c1f2Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:28:17 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor's office and a lawyer for Morocco's King Mohammed VI say two French journalists have been arrested in France for allegedly trying to blackmail the monarch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b8d94f8a16642cb87c0221faa80c1f2Japan scales back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1ee1a4a02904682b0bab0ad86b765f9Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:09:22 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's government has approved a plan to reduce the seating and slash the construction cost of the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after public opposition to the initial design.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1ee1a4a02904682b0bab0ad86b765f9Pick 6: Heisman hopefuls short on preseason hypehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aedf6bb2efbb45f1aff03afefa352e75Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:02:21 GMTOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota broke a Heisman Trophy trend last season by winning the award after being considered the preseason favorite.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aedf6bb2efbb45f1aff03afefa352e75Hurricane Jimena forms in the Pacific; no immediate threat to landhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0be06a201e7b4cbdbfc54ebabd00e802Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:07:53 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Jimena forms in the Pacific; no immediate threat to land.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0be06a201e7b4cbdbfc54ebabd00e802