FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:31:31 -07:00The Latest: At least 1 Spaniard killed in Italy earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abde3314a0bb49d7bc711d0d31e9edcbThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:34:21 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abde3314a0bb49d7bc711d0d31e9edcbEU rejects US Treasury concerns over tax probe biashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f53cf7b65124c69a531ff1f15ba908dThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:54:20 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive branch rejected Thursday the U.S. government's complaint that its probes into sweetheart tax deals between EU governments and big companies are hitting U.S. firms hardest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f53cf7b65124c69a531ff1f15ba908dJudge to rule if Illinois terrorism suspect's mentally fithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86c4075d1b7e442d838ea397eee65edfThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:20:00 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to rule on whether a suburban Chicago man who's said aliens and Freemasons are after him is mentally fit for trial on terrorism charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86c4075d1b7e442d838ea397eee65edfPostscript: After US sentence, Sharper goes to state courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ac1a6c672040ff9c1e8e09732393dfThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:15:50 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A week after he was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison in federal court, disgraced ex-football star Darren Sharper is set for formal sentencing in state court to charges that he drugged and raped multiple women.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ac1a6c672040ff9c1e8e09732393dfTurkey: US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/732f03cea923470e9d2074569a73c183Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:47 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told his Turkish counterpart that Syrian Kurdish forces have started withdrawing east of the Euphrates River, Turkish officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/732f03cea923470e9d2074569a73c183Remains of lost WWII veteran set for return to Rhode Islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c8043d117c6459ebf49ded1f797f30bThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:05:22 GMTPAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The remains of an Army captain who was previous lost and unaccounted for following World War II will return to his hometown in Rhode Island this weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c8043d117c6459ebf49ded1f797f30bUN rights chief seeks international probe of Yemen violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a22714629c6e4539aeaf7a8af637621dThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:12:12 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief on Thursday called for an international investigation of rights abuses and violence in Yemen's civil war, which has killed thousands of people, as he insisted that a domestic panel set up to look into violations has not been up to the task.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a22714629c6e4539aeaf7a8af637621dEgypt family to join boy who crossed sea alone seeking helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2590c411c802409fb60b92bd74cb819fThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:33:13 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Foreign Ministry says the family of an Egyptian boy who crossed the Mediterranean Sea on his own to find medical help abroad for his sick brother, will leave for Italy within days to join him there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2590c411c802409fb60b92bd74cb819fNTSB: Plane lost fuel pumps before Alabama crash, killing 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/583d25bf3e2145d49c601a2c7fbada22Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:55:26 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Federal aviation investigators say a pilot told air traffic controllers that fuel pumps aboard the plane were failing before it plunged to the ground and caught fire near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, killing six people from Mississippi.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/583d25bf3e2145d49c601a2c7fbada22Springsteen performs for nearly 4 hours at MetLife Stadiumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e453054d8396479d84c5cbe6b77efc55Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:39:28 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Bruce and the boys are back in the swamps of Jersey, and they're in no rush to get off the stage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e453054d8396479d84c5cbe6b77efc55UN human rights chief calls for international investigation of abuses in Yemen's civil warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59635fd396494b1b88b4d5781f7e9591Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:01:04 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UN human rights chief calls for international investigation of abuses in Yemen's civil war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59635fd396494b1b88b4d5781f7e9591Designer Sonia Rykiel, famed for liberating women's fashion, has died at 86, French president's office sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2396a3e82af64c77bdf402fe6437d6a1Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:43:59 GMTPARIS (AP) — Designer Sonia Rykiel, famed for liberating women's fashion, has died at 86, French president's office says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2396a3e82af64c77bdf402fe6437d6a1Serbia police find 34 migrants in a Belgrade househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c6bb8ddd8a46b899eb414f59f84a84Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:12:33 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say they have arrested a man after finding 34 migrants in his house in a Belgrade suburb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c6bb8ddd8a46b899eb414f59f84a84Romania, Kuwait agriculture ministers injured in car crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92c168d650994540ac8efc9fac9ee70aThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:14:25 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's health ministry says the agriculture ministers of Romania and Kuwait are receiving hospital treatment for minor injuries after being involved in a car crash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92c168d650994540ac8efc9fac9ee70aSoldiers, residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b0451655c140a68db41f660b7292d6Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:46:52 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — Using brooms and their hands, soldiers and residents of an ancient Myanmar city famous for its historic Buddhist temples began cleaning up debris Thursday from a powerful earthquake that shook the region and damaged nearly 200 pagodas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b0451655c140a68db41f660b7292d6Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4c5d4ded3bc42d7a98b5be417852787Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:44:42 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics as immoral and inhumane.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4c5d4ded3bc42d7a98b5be41785278710 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9a2a8c842be454ca6f8164f609e97baThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:48:54 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9a2a8c842be454ca6f8164f609e97baThe Latest: Italian museum proceeds to go to quake victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/380efd3aa72e4f93af43c705663b0f5aThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:38:20 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/380efd3aa72e4f93af43c705663b0f5aSonia Rykiel, known for liberated fashion style, dies at 86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae53add4e404611bb665fb966f1c1a6Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:50:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — French designer Sonia Rykiel, whose relaxed striped sweaters helped liberate women from their stuffy suits and who went on to run a global fashion empire, has died. She was 86.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae53add4e404611bb665fb966f1c1a6French burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8891e26ef4174a98bacd5034ab90143dThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:48:29 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8891e26ef4174a98bacd5034ab90143d2 Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fe7368917bf43a7a4757b3ce84d2562Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:22:33 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fe7368917bf43a7a4757b3ce84d2562Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6135cae60b414148a85cc01f1ae6bff4Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:54:13 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says he's proud of people who have donated to the Clinton Foundation and the work the organization has done, as he waded into a dispute that Republicans are hoping will damage his wife's presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6135cae60b414148a85cc01f1ae6bff4New case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida countyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b10213370e704969838b5e6ed49d3938Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:37:24 GMTLAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a second person in Palm Beach County, Florida, has contracted the Zika virus through a local mosquito.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b10213370e704969838b5e6ed49d3938Boko Haram violence sparks 'children's crisis,' UN sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8652a35185634c46acbdd3baad468782Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:53:56 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Nearly half a million children in areas affected by Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency could suffer from severe acute malnutrition this year, a figure that has more than doubled since the beginning of the year, the United Nations children's agency said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8652a35185634c46acbdd3baad468782Designer Sonia Rykiel, known for a relaxed style, dies at 86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9d85efda82459f86834a0dcb84d78cThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:16:01 GMTPARIS (AP) — Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died at 86.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9d85efda82459f86834a0dcb84d78cBlatter says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8562b03cf724664a2285682a91a689cThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:26:02 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived for his appeal hearing against a six-year ban from football on Thursday, pledging to accept the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8562b03cf724664a2285682a91a689cHull confounding grim preseason forecasts in Premier Leaguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74bff283d6b54e45a60c99e1a9a875caThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:30:09 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — Hull started the season as the English Premier League's "crisis club," regarded by some as the worst-prepared team ever to begin a top-flight campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74bff283d6b54e45a60c99e1a9a875caGerman business confidence drops unexpectedly, survey showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f93e32a2f8c41e8a73b0d82dd01fedcThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:07:18 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both their current and future situations darkened following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a survey showed Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f93e32a2f8c41e8a73b0d82dd01fedcMan accused of firing gun at officer during traffic stophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0c8f54a64d14bfea69a69bb8a308ff1Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:40:10 GMTDECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia man has been arrested after he fired at gun at a suburban Atlanta police officer during a traffic stop.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0c8f54a64d14bfea69a69bb8a308ff1Correction: Students Pepper-Sprayed storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db0bc0829eff4398b36344550a371133Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:58:16 GMTATLANTA (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about a parent arrested for pepper-spraying students at a school, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said the incident happened during a fight and the woman was trying to stop her son from being jumped. Green tells the AP she never said that.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db0bc0829eff4398b36344550a371133The Latest: 2 Romanians killed, 8 missing in Italy quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aad4d8e48d2473282d4668dd8feb076Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:06:43 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aad4d8e48d2473282d4668dd8feb076The Latest: Syria top diplomat in Iraq amid Turkey incursionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6ef2306fede425dace532074b21007eThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:42:19 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6ef2306fede425dace532074b21007ePolice: Mom never showed up at bus stop for kindergartenerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05dfe6a33e6e441e95133e112c019794Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:48:46 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been arrested after police say she left her young children home alone for hours and never picked up her kindergarten student at a school bus stop.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05dfe6a33e6e441e95133e112c019794Woman dies after falling from zip line ride at Delaware parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e5d1de856604ac58ca5d4def8addfd1Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:16:37 GMTBEAR, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a woman who fell from a zip line ride at Lums Pond State Park in Bear.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e5d1de856604ac58ca5d4def8addfd1Hurricane Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ffafb3f54994423bd5a92962abbd9aeThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:43 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Gaston is expected to weaken to a tropical storm in the Atlantic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ffafb3f54994423bd5a92962abbd9aePhilippine leader orders extremists crushed after beheadinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36f28d22b104fd69ae4fea789536c6aThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:38:23 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Abu Sayyaf extremists have beheaded a kidnapped Filipino villager after a ransom deadline lapsed in their first such brutal act under President Rodrigo Duterte, who pressed an order for troops to crush the militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36f28d22b104fd69ae4fea789536c6aMontenegro priest says Pokemons are demonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc6991dbee6411993e361a667597073Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:54:09 GMTPODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — For a priest in Montenegro, Pokemons are no game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc6991dbee6411993e361a667597073For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2346539855c340c58112720a35e6ea01Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:59:43 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2346539855c340c58112720a35e6ea01Global stocks wobble as markets await comment from Yellenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12f974f5f7eb48bb93bca6e0e5245177Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:53:43 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Global stocks fell Thursday in lackluster trading as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday for hints on a possible further interest rate increase.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12f974f5f7eb48bb93bca6e0e5245177Iran: Forces will warn any vessel after US warship incidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b57c2183d3641b7917817eea7a48d7eThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:44:50 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's naval forces will warn or confront any foreign ship entering the country's territorial waters, the Iranian defense minister said Thursday, remarks that came after an incident this week involving a U.S. warship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b57c2183d3641b7917817eea7a48d7eBelarusian leader treats action hero Seagal to local carrotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc56a9891eb4e70bfec700dd8b81984Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:28:14 GMTMINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has treated American action hero Steven Seagal to a harvest of carrots and watermelons at his country residence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc56a9891eb4e70bfec700dd8b81984Quake damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan templeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90afec43406942299c1f698c5070360dThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:58 GMTBAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — It was a time of conquest and conversions. Above all, it was a time of construction, on a scale never seen before. Over 250 years, from the 11th century onwards, the rulers of Bagan built more than 10,000 magnificent religious monuments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90afec43406942299c1f698c5070360dBelarusian leader treats action hero Seagal to local melonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af332fa93fe24b298840a10e91bab75bThu, 25 Aug 2016 10:12:31 GMTMINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has treated American action hero Steven Seagal to a harvest of carrots and watermelons at his country residence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af332fa93fe24b298840a10e91bab75bCrews battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6251d129b68c42ce81a7d820d946bedeThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:38:44 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires were burning in the West, and firefighters were making initial attacks on another 112 new blazes to prevent them from spreading.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6251d129b68c42ce81a7d820d946bede5 men drown off British beach without lifeguardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eedfc0f2b5248a3a32e4e464e3ee566Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:27:55 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police say five men have drowned off a beach in southern England that had no lifeguard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eedfc0f2b5248a3a32e4e464e3ee566N. Korea missile test adds to 'Military First' celebrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ddcee797aec44de8c67a28b623d3ad8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:42:34 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful — and potentially game-changing — submarine-launched ballistic missile test it hopes will serve as a warning to Washington and Seoul to stop holding joint military exercises Pyongyang sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ddcee797aec44de8c67a28b623d3ad8Seoul: Surviving sexual slavery victims will receive $90,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee885d05fcb43ffb15d27b0699e31ddThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:45:52 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Surviving South Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II will be eligible to receive around 100 million won (about $90,000) each from a foundation that will be funded by the Japanese government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee885d05fcb43ffb15d27b0699e31ddSouth African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8771f8053074f25abda01114798d828Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:31:33 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8771f8053074f25abda01114798d828The Latest: Turkey secures area around captured Syrian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/256dc1ebb80145ceafc7f7d3091d9c5dThu, 25 Aug 2016 09:57:02 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/256dc1ebb80145ceafc7f7d3091d9c5dSpain revises Q2 growth estimate upward to 0.8 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd5723062f6414195193257007a54feThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — Officials have revised Spain's quarterly economic growth figure for the April-June period upward, from 0.7 percent to 0.8 percent, welcome news for a country in its eighth month without a fully functioning government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd5723062f6414195193257007a54fe