FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 30 May 2017 03:55:54 -07:00Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19eb5278b37c441f9096c63d41d67d2bTue, 30 May 2017 08:48:59 GMTMARAWI, Philippines (AP) — The militants who have besieged much of a southern Philippine city over the past week include foreign fighters and local gunmen who want to establish a regional branch of the Islamic State group, the military said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19eb5278b37c441f9096c63d41d67d2bShares in British Airways' parent company tumblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b81a74a1e7844642bb7e80b6e513d3e1Tue, 30 May 2017 09:01:32 GMTLONDON (AP) — Shares in British Airways' parent company have tumbled after a catastrophic IT failure stranded thousands of passengers during a holiday weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b81a74a1e7844642bb7e80b6e513d3e1Thai police arrest British journalist for possessing armorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3aeb6e73d5a4aacbf5ae2b7cc65739cTue, 30 May 2017 10:44:16 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai police arrested a British journalist at a Bangkok airport on Tuesday and charged him with arms possession for attempting to carry protective gear onto a flight to war-torn Iraq.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3aeb6e73d5a4aacbf5ae2b7cc65739cOregon's first immigrant Latina lawmaker makes an impacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/572297a1b9724a0a85df428a286f88b7Tue, 30 May 2017 07:39:07 GMTWOODBURN, Ore. (AP) — Teresa Alonso Leon envisioned a better life in a promised land when she was brought from Mexico to America as a young girl. Instead, her family wound up in an unheated house in Oregon with no indoor plumbing, eking out a living by picking strawberries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/572297a1b9724a0a85df428a286f88b7Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cccd6bde33f4236a54435aa997a8f39Tue, 30 May 2017 07:32:06 GMTPANAMA CITY (AP) — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted as Panama's dictator by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cccd6bde33f4236a54435aa997a8f39Mom sentenced in Australian court for drowning 3 childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7d8ea2ac0234589b1f23efa6c11219eTue, 30 May 2017 07:58:12 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A mother who drowned three of her children and attempted to kill a fourth by driving the family car into an Australian lake was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years and six months in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7d8ea2ac0234589b1f23efa6c11219eTrump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/085bffe2e12d44308c79839efbe160a7Tue, 30 May 2017 07:40:49 GMTARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed the nation's "boundless" gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans defending the United States, dedicating his first Memorial Day address as commander in chief to a top Cabinet secretary and two other families who lost loved ones.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/085bffe2e12d44308c79839efbe160a7Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c80d8a775b844d8abb8012b7fc99b53aTue, 30 May 2017 09:44:55 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese and Spanish rescue services have saved 34 migrants who leaped into the sea after their inflatable craft caught fire in the Mediterranean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c80d8a775b844d8abb8012b7fc99b53aTaxi strike across Spain to protest Uber, Cabify serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a02992d6454147cca49ae253391d0f2bTue, 30 May 2017 08:58:23 GMTMADRID (AP) — Taxi drivers across Spain's are striking to protest the increase in cars run by private companies offering cheaper, mobile ride-hailing services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a02992d6454147cca49ae253391d0f2bCambodian gov't accused of intimidation ahead of local pollshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65efff37e0bb42868df575efb450977dTue, 30 May 2017 08:51:21 GMTPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Cambodia's government of using its grip on the judiciary system to intimidate human rights defenders and political activists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65efff37e0bb42868df575efb450977dSuspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de2993b83b4d492bb40137050a461d39Tue, 30 May 2017 07:57:08 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The man police say fatally stabbed two other men who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train makes his initial court appearance Monday and the city's mayor says he hopes the slayings will inspire "changes in the political dialogue in this country."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de2993b83b4d492bb40137050a461d39Egypt sacks local security chief after attack on Christianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8df1b3a9170d42b78bd5572f01068b41Tue, 30 May 2017 10:03:50 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt has fired the security chief of a province south of Cairo where Islamic State militants last week killed 29 Christians traveling to a remote desert monastery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8df1b3a9170d42b78bd5572f01068b41Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue doused with paint _ againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b86d39dcf0fe4cf9a78201cd90c1fe26Tue, 30 May 2017 10:11:41 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials on Tuesday hosed down Copenhagen's famed Little Mermaid after the statue was found doused with red paint.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b86d39dcf0fe4cf9a78201cd90c1fe26Islamic State militants shell besieged Syrian city, kill 13http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2aec5e025bb4ca69136e00f093a9effTue, 30 May 2017 08:06:00 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state media and a war monitoring group say that at least 13 civilians were killed when Islamic State militants shelled government-held neighborhoods in the eastern city of Deir el-Zour.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2aec5e025bb4ca69136e00f093a9effAlbania authorities stop sale of a bear cub on the internethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1b68b9de2e945b89ecbe8cc53af52c1Tue, 30 May 2017 10:16:27 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian environment officials say they have stopped the sale of a 3-month-old bear cub on the internet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1b68b9de2e945b89ecbe8cc53af52c1S. Korea's new leader orders probe of US missile launchershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0458d14f831d44418c3deba402b16a69Tue, 30 May 2017 10:37:24 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Calling it a "very shocking" incident, South Korea's new president on Tuesday demanded an investigation into why his office wasn't told by defense officials about the arrival of several additional launchers for a contentious U.S. missile defense system meant to cope with North Korea's nuclear threat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0458d14f831d44418c3deba402b16a69Zimbabwe tobacco is booming, but farmers growing it are nothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04f6bb5f2d394ae6b98af338c9170c2eTue, 30 May 2017 10:17:25 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Farmer Simon Kahari recently sold tobacco worth more than $6,000 at an auction in Zimbabwe, a small fortune reflecting the golden leaf's resurgence in this southern African country. Yet because of Zimbabwe's dire economic problems he ended up sleeping in an auction house toilet that night, hungry and wondering if and when he would be able to access his earnings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04f6bb5f2d394ae6b98af338c9170c2eMcCain urges Australia to stick by US despite Trump jittershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7489b860554f85a20f7e51ea25b4b0Tue, 30 May 2017 09:40:29 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain urged Australia on Tuesday not to abandon its alliance with America despite jitters over President Donald Trump, saying the U.S. needs its allies more than ever to remind it of its principles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7489b860554f85a20f7e51ea25b4b0Death toll from thunderstorm in Moscow climbs to 16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b209ec269a74e7da288d48936194292Tue, 30 May 2017 09:28:32 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The death toll from a powerful thunderstorm in Moscow and its suburbs has reached 16 as dozens still remain in hospital, Russian officials said on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b209ec269a74e7da288d4893619429210 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2099899832dd4fd391f7eea4f52306efTue, 30 May 2017 10:36:10 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2099899832dd4fd391f7eea4f52306efHeatwave grips many areas of Pakistan amid long power cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03ade1351f8349c5948ba81679e8234fTue, 30 May 2017 10:30:22 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has been hit by a heatwave amid lengthy power cuts in many parts of the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03ade1351f8349c5948ba81679e8234fPolish, Afghan forces free 11 hostages from the Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca293d9fed5142408fc8a73d5d8afd1eTue, 30 May 2017 10:29:56 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish and Afghan special forces, backed by U.S. air power, freed 11 people who had been taken hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Poland's Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca293d9fed5142408fc8a73d5d8afd1eArts center in central Illinois to host Chinese art exhibithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e9eabc76236484190db3304700c1628Tue, 30 May 2017 09:52:24 GMTDECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A Chinese art display is coming to central Illinois.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e9eabc76236484190db3304700c1628The Latest: Opposition reaction muted to Noriega's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c55f7c3a087427ea696d9bf6f07e7acTue, 30 May 2017 08:46:57 GMTPANAMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c55f7c3a087427ea696d9bf6f07e7acThe Latest: Svitolina breezes past Shvedova at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892b2ac98f064c67a304bc71ed8e9235Tue, 30 May 2017 10:42:59 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892b2ac98f064c67a304bc71ed8e9235Virginia man who joined Islamic State now facing trial in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d8b80cf6f2463fafaf996e33a69130Tue, 30 May 2017 08:07:31 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — To the Kurdish peshmerga forces patrolling northern Iraq in March 2016, Mohamad Khweis looked for all the world like an Islamic State suicide bomber. They certainly didn't peg him as a bus driver from the wealthy suburbs of Washington, D.C.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d8b80cf6f2463fafaf996e33a69130Chinese pingpong great suspended, ordered home from worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ff9a66a3a224a3c9bffe4cb378114aaTue, 30 May 2017 10:41:04 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A Chinese table tennis great was suspended as the national women's team coach on Tuesday in the wake of a lawsuit over his alleged casino debts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ff9a66a3a224a3c9bffe4cb378114aaBangladesh storm kills 3, destroys thousands of homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e748a321e104cb58374704545990d88Tue, 30 May 2017 10:27:43 GMTCOX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A tropical storm lashed southern Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing at least three people and destroying thousands of poorly built homes in some remote islands in the Bay of Bengal, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e748a321e104cb58374704545990d88Iran police disperse angry protesters outside central bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/840f0949ba514a6e8073d4996abea6a6Tue, 30 May 2017 09:46:47 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian newspapers say police dispersed dozens of protesters who had gathered outside the country's central bank in Tehran, demanding their money back from a credit company.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/840f0949ba514a6e8073d4996abea6a6From Nikki Haley, another side of Trump's 'America First'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddaa9fbfdccb4c5da348f9f49ade59c1Tue, 30 May 2017 07:53:46 GMTBAB AL-HAWA, Turkey-Syria Border (AP) — Nikki Haley crouched low in the trailer of an 18-wheeler taping up a box of lentils and wheat for besieged Syrians, her hands-on diplomacy a world apart from the gleaming new NATO headquarters where President Donald Trump was debuting his "America First" doctrine overseas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddaa9fbfdccb4c5da348f9f49ade59c1The Latest: Murray headlining field at French Open Day 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b00172a32eb4ca7a76d7ebf3b5e0c76Tue, 30 May 2017 09:10:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — After becoming No. 1 last year, Andy Murray has been struggling in 2017, but he'll try to right himself starting in the French Open's first round against Andrey Kuznetsov on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b00172a32eb4ca7a76d7ebf3b5e0c76Miss. teen: He 'loved me enough to take some bullets for me'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98986f74f056468f8b3aadca179e8fb1Tue, 30 May 2017 07:48:08 GMTBROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98986f74f056468f8b3aadca179e8fb1Bangladesh storm kills 3, destroys hundreds of homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/812759a6a12b4e57b7a3ebc5f599076aTue, 30 May 2017 10:25:44 GMTCOX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A tropical storm lashed southern Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing at least three people and destroying thousands of poorly built homes in some remote islands in the Bay of Bengal, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/812759a6a12b4e57b7a3ebc5f599076aReliving Communist past helps East German dementia patientshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c464e828997541689957d4c24a10f96cTue, 30 May 2017 09:43:55 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Every weekday morning, white-haired women patiently line up before a door at a Dresden retirement home, step in, and quickly step back nearly six decades into their past in Communist East Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c464e828997541689957d4c24a10f96cGovernor of German state quits after cancer diagnosishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84fb429dea854b23be47918d9c11dbbbTue, 30 May 2017 09:37:24 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The governor of Germany's northeastern Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania state, whose popularity helped the center-left Social Democrats win a regional election last year, says he's stepping down for health reasons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84fb429dea854b23be47918d9c11dbbbUN report shows hundreds of Central African Republic abuseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc3d42db005c4ae099769a0bdbd08265Tue, 30 May 2017 10:23:21 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A sweeping new United Nations report identifies hundreds of human rights violations in Central African Republic since 2003 that may amount to war crimes, including massacres, gang rapes and entire villages burned to the ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc3d42db005c4ae099769a0bdbd08265Death toll from thunderstorm in Moscow climbs to 14http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9124cd6b0c6f4944871cbd0d7ee7be04Tue, 30 May 2017 07:24:59 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say the death toll from a powerful thunderstorm in Moscow and its suburbs has reached 14.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9124cd6b0c6f4944871cbd0d7ee7be04Manchester Victoria rail station reopens after suicide blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cbaceaa807a4019b92afeac5c049245Tue, 30 May 2017 10:45:38 GMTLONDON (AP) — The railway station next to Manchester Arena reopened Tuesday, more than a week after an attacker detonated a bomb in a crowd leaving a concert, killing 22 and injuring dozens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cbaceaa807a4019b92afeac5c049245Asian shares weaker as investors await economic datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e529dd64462d4cc59006feee61e5a001Tue, 30 May 2017 07:47:21 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were weaker on Tuesday as investors stayed on the sideline before the release of a raft of economic data due later this week. Markets in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei were closed on a holiday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e529dd64462d4cc59006feee61e5a001Nighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 24http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee597f84ece44db48a0a50b5bf5c034bTue, 30 May 2017 08:32:20 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — A car bombing killed at least nine people in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday morning, just hours after 15 died in a massive explosion outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad that was claimed by the Islamic State group. The attacks come as IS militants are steadily losing more territory to U.S.-backed Iraqi forces in the battle for Mosul, the country's second-largest city. The Sunni extremists are increasingly turning to insurgency-style terror attacks to detract from their losses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee597f84ece44db48a0a50b5bf5c034bMerkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewherehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4670ebe55f1140ababcdfdda2fc9342dTue, 30 May 2017 10:36:15 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country's relations with the United States are of "outstanding importance" but it must also engage with other key nations going forward.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4670ebe55f1140ababcdfdda2fc9342dNighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 27http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3648540546f94b0eb5da82f461befdf6Tue, 30 May 2017 09:31:09 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — A massive bombing by the Islamic State group outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad and a rush hour car bomb in another downtown area killed at least 27 people on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3648540546f94b0eb5da82f461befdf6S. Korea's new leader orders probe on US missile launchershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eadbea5305354a1e99de0a7692f10933Tue, 30 May 2017 09:51:33 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Calling it a "very shocking" incident, South Korea's new liberal president on Tuesday demanded an investigation into why his office wasn't told by defense officials about the arrival of several additional launchers for a contentious U.S. missile defense system meant to cope with North Korea's nuclear threats.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eadbea5305354a1e99de0a7692f10933Romanian air traffic controllers stage 4-hour strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/437351a037a04a63b5948cf16541e642Tue, 30 May 2017 10:32:06 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian air traffic controllers staged a four-hour strike on Tuesday to demand better working conditions, leading to some cancellations and delays.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/437351a037a04a63b5948cf16541e642WWII grenades from German flea market blow up in summer heathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc19bc35503248d7a7684dc35997d427Tue, 30 May 2017 09:50:24 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany say a neighborhood was evacuated after World War II-era grenades and other munitions bought at a flea market began exploding in summer-like heat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc19bc35503248d7a7684dc35997d427Romanian air traffic controllers stage strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bae9069b4714de58cca431a29bece53Tue, 30 May 2017 08:57:53 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian air traffic controllers have gone on strike demanding better working conditions, leading to some cancellations and delays.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bae9069b4714de58cca431a29bece53Global shares weaker as investors await economic datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66196a51a76f4e74be25fea3c37049e4Tue, 30 May 2017 10:20:07 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were generally weaker Tuesday as investors stayed on the sidelines before the release of a raft of economic data later this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66196a51a76f4e74be25fea3c37049e4Tough-on-crime official eyes other policies on DOJ agendahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6374d45105345fab7141d3b14f91747Tue, 30 May 2017 08:01:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A zealous prosecutor who was crucial in writing the Justice Department's new policy encouraging harsher punishments for criminals is now turning his attention to hate crimes, marijuana and the ways law enforcement seizes suspects' cash and property.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6374d45105345fab7141d3b14f91747McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af91f997a43442ebb472ece52d86492Tue, 30 May 2017 08:08:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Patrick, Ted, Rand and Susan?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af91f997a43442ebb472ece52d86492Hearings open in Navalny vs. Usmanov defamation casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aefcc540463d47028cac54fda39f3388Tue, 30 May 2017 09:30:47 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A judge in the defamation case between Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and multi-billionaire Alisher Usmanov on Tuesday struck down motions to summon Russia's prime minister to testify on his alleged wealth — the key issue in the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aefcc540463d47028cac54fda39f3388