FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:46:38 -07:00UN 'ready': Russia backs 3-point aid plan for Syria's Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ac474d28912489ca29a0a3e61addfa8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:37:52 GMTGENEVA (AP) — U.N. officials said Thursday they received word from Russia that it supports a 48-hour pause in fighting in and around Syria's largest city so that humanitarian aid can be delivered to its increasingly embattled population.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ac474d28912489ca29a0a3e61addfa8The Latest: Russia downplays US conflict over Syria reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b603411639724cce85b989020c8c353bThu, 25 Aug 2016 16:08:32 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b603411639724cce85b989020c8c353bNorth Carolina man pleads not guilty to terror chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41fd7aa56d7e44459c2104701e9e665bThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:07:51 GMTASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man charged with plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack has pleaded not guilty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41fd7aa56d7e44459c2104701e9e665bAverage US 30-year mortgage rate unchanged at 3.43 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c6710fea2dd453d990c28ac379a399eThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates didn't budge this week, remaining at historically low levels that continue to lure prospective home buyers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c6710fea2dd453d990c28ac379a399eThe Latest: Trump says immigration speech in 1 or 2 weekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec45dca7d7f4bef8c810a21f758694fThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:27:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec45dca7d7f4bef8c810a21f758694fSomalia central bank teller on the run after taking $530,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d377c701f9f48e7a68df1c781a72156Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:07:36 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's central bank says a bank teller is on the run after stealing $530,000 in a month-long scam that replaced real cash with fake bills.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d377c701f9f48e7a68df1c781a72156Officer in bed of pickup shot driver 9 times; town to payhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0edaa9f253184c4694899faa9bfd1e96Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:08:59 GMTKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A lawyer says a small town in Tennessee will pay a substantial settlement to the family of a man who was shot nine times as he tried to drive off with a police officer in the bed of his pickup truck.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0edaa9f253184c4694899faa9bfd1e96London flight delayed for hour as easyJet crew members arguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce129747a3f94d5fb0175e10bf98b8fcThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:25:36 GMTLONDON (AP) — An easyJet flight from London's Gatwick Airport to Belfast has faced an hourlong delay after two crew members got into an epic shouting match.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce129747a3f94d5fb0175e10bf98b8fcWhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47a4bd72e407416b9bc5f31b903ef0bcThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:51:39 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads and Facebook friend suggestions on Facebook based on WhatsApp information — although not on the messaging service itself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47a4bd72e407416b9bc5f31b903ef0bcThe Latest: France calls on Russia to influence Assadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dcc793910444a20b65586ab1ae11e7fThu, 25 Aug 2016 16:01:01 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dcc793910444a20b65586ab1ae11e7fDocs ask feds to probe use of live animals at USC med schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e07e3fc498a44be48b3c5503e53576d9Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:52:15 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A doctors group that seeks alternatives to using animals in medical education and research says the emergency medicine training program at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine violates federal law by using live animals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e07e3fc498a44be48b3c5503e53576d9Man gets 7 years for killing sister over utility billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8392b51f5e2c49df85527192283d5163Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:06:02 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing his pregnant sister during an argument over a utility bill has been sentenced to seven years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8392b51f5e2c49df85527192283d5163Correction: Congress-EpiPens-Manchin storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01b688134fa64e9395efc0d8a79b67daThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:03:38 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's stance on price hikes for life-saving allergy injection pens, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the cost of a two-dose package of EpiPens rose more than 600 percent in the last nine years. The price rise reflects an increase of more than 500 percent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01b688134fa64e9395efc0d8a79b67daWalgreens clinics run by SSM to include birth controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab3419bc7f5540b58c7d6c7be8e72f6bThu, 25 Aug 2016 16:02:46 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The nonprofit Catholic organization SSM Health will provide birth control pills at the 26 clinics inside St. Louis-area Walgreens stores that it began operating Thursday, an SSM spokesman said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab3419bc7f5540b58c7d6c7be8e72f6bHow to get ready for your VW payouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06a7cc2e837442a19748ad8ab465dd69Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:03:09 GMTLoyal owners of Volkswagen diesel cars understandably felt betrayed when they learned the German automaker had rigged the testing process to bypass U.S. emissions standards. But many are having a change of heart after learning how much VW will pay them to turn in their cars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06a7cc2e837442a19748ad8ab465dd69Turkey: Kurdish rebels attack soldiers guarding party leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c063d8b55044b7b9dfcd458b9b0bbb7Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:02:50 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels opened fire Thursday at security forces protecting a convoy of vehicles carrying Turkey's main opposition party leader in the northeast, killing a soldier and wounding two others, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c063d8b55044b7b9dfcd458b9b0bbb7The Latest: Pence returns to Indiana after Kokomo tornadohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/781b52f1ced949308a0252d22048b6bdThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:14:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/781b52f1ced949308a0252d22048b6bdAftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/832e75da7fd049209ebd9742eaedea0eThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:59:09 GMTPESCARA DEL TRONO, Italy (AP) — Aftershocks in central Italy rattled residents and rescue workers alike Thursday, as crews worked to find more earthquake survivors and the country anguished over its repeated failure to protect ancient towns and modern cities from seismic catastrophes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/832e75da7fd049209ebd9742eaedea0eTextile maker Welspun under increased scrutiny over sheetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82357859af554217a842e2b2c37a8830Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:12:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. retailers like J.C. Penney and Wal-Mart are scrutinizing whether sheets Welspun India Ltd. said were Egyptian cotton are actually knock-offs, sending its shares plummeting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82357859af554217a842e2b2c37a8830The Latest: Yellowstone fires less active, events go onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5aeab56e6d874ce48c339e4615d444ecThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:39:06 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5aeab56e6d874ce48c339e4615d444ecBiden warns Europe against Russian energy reliancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c484628fa587451faa9ab938e84e14f6Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:06:16 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says a new natural gas pipeline planned to stretch from Russia to Germany "looks like a fairly bad deal" for Europe because it increases its energy dependency on Moscow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c484628fa587451faa9ab938e84e14f6Egyptian lawyer in solitary confinement for defying el-Sissihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbfe43b322a049f6ad2681e472d57eb8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:45:14 GMTCAIRO (AP) — From the day he was imprisoned more than 100 days ago, Egyptian rights lawyer Malek Adly has been locked in solitary confinement with almost no communication with the outside world, sleeping on a bare floor in conditions his lawyers say amount to torture.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbfe43b322a049f6ad2681e472d57eb8The Latest: Some Louisiana sugarcane fields still floodedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/212b41472a564cd3b7586ea15a65306cThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:49:16 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/212b41472a564cd3b7586ea15a65306cFrench burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36b8a9828594df193f826329ac203f2Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:57:24 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/c36b8a9828594df193f826329ac203f2Rosberg's chance for points as Hamilton expects grid penaltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c8a7e8aa6b44606add356563bbca14bThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:59:28 GMTSPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — While Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton expects to swallow a severe grid penalty at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg hopes to take advantage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c8a7e8aa6b44606add356563bbca14bSpanish town under fire for killing calves at festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08df086378ed4ab89f8d0bc5b643878fThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:20:05 GMTMADRID (AP) — A small Spanish town has come under fire for alleged cruelty to animals after a video showing young calves being taunted, stabbed and eventually killed in the town's festival was much criticized on social media.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08df086378ed4ab89f8d0bc5b643878fIndian textile maker Welspun under scrutiny over sheetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9410f5768665424ba8ba63f8b93e9cbfThu, 25 Aug 2016 16:06:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. retailers including J.C. Penney and Wal-Mart are scrutinizing whether sheets Welspun India Ltd. had said were high-end Egyptian cotton were actually cheaper knock-offs, questions that have sent the textile company's shares plunging more than 40 percent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9410f5768665424ba8ba63f8b93e9cbfPrison company fights to seal documents about strip searcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e4c9b1722647ac8e5862ffa6721118Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:48:59 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America is trying to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claim female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e4c9b1722647ac8e5862ffa6721118US, Turkey at an impasse over extraditing Muslim clerichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0a82da4fb97463e96b08b0c65d164a3Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:03:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey says the United States is legally bound by a treaty to immediately hand over Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric it accuses of plotting to overthrow Turkey's government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0a82da4fb97463e96b08b0c65d164a3Obama administration pushing state-run retirement planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da034b7b4f8f4fb3a1656e1812d71562Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has finalized a new rule intended to encourage states to set up their own retirement plans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da034b7b4f8f4fb3a1656e1812d71562Woman dies after falling from zip line ride at Delaware parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9868a45dcfc8459296e881d60e5bc78eThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:13:36 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a woman who died after tumbling from a zip line ride fell from a platform about 35 feet off the ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9868a45dcfc8459296e881d60e5bc78ePortugal asks Baghdad to lift immunity for ambassador's sonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e18f3f83b4545ebbb88db32db16a9fcThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:26:21 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's foreign ministry asked Baghdad on Thursday to lift the diplomatic immunity of the Iraqi ambassador's teenage sons who are suspected of attempted homicide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e18f3f83b4545ebbb88db32db16a9fcNuns, priest and past quake survivor escape death in Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c548048367224b6f94e9e477a6f7f63eThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:11:24 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Among the survivors of the earthquake that devastated central Italy on Wednesday were nuns, at least one priest and people who lived through previous quakes. Some saw their houses collapse into debris and dust, while the homes of others are still standing but deemed unsafe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c548048367224b6f94e9e477a6f7f63ePick Six: Strong, Sumlin entering 2016 on coaching hot seathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc52331de6064c28b961330fbc4d7373Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:07 GMTTo consider Les Miles on the dreaded hot seat at LSU entering this season suggests a lot about job security among college football coaches these days — especially those in the Southeastern Conference.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc52331de6064c28b961330fbc4d7373University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bdb93e7223a413e914b3956a8445919Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:35 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bdb93e7223a413e914b3956a8445919Kidnapped Egyptian policeman shot dead in Sinaihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6d52a80600e4b7f9ca2ad8d7a891250Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:20:37 GMTEl-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say a police driver kidnapped this week has been publicly shot dead in Sinai by suspected militants from the local Islamic State affiliate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6d52a80600e4b7f9ca2ad8d7a891250Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on pricehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ff5db14a2c14a2c9367f495af29902aThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:44:27 GMTMylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has soared over the past decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ff5db14a2c14a2c9367f495af29902aGroup says Burundians don't want presidential term limitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3c110c3000d4c17aa7960c85b0a38f8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:27:54 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — The majority of Burundians want presidential term limits removed from the country's constitution, a government-backed commission in Burundi has announced, despite last year's deadly uproar over the president's stay in power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3c110c3000d4c17aa7960c85b0a38f8Hillary Clinton agrees to not campaign or run ads on 9/11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd40f4d2d6174c769738f3645a77e2f7Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:02:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, will not campaign or run ads on Sept. 11.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd40f4d2d6174c769738f3645a77e2f7The Latest: Death toll in Italy quake up to 250; 365 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/677d637558e84248aea56efe8282219fThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:53:36 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/677d637558e84248aea56efe8282219fDolphins intensify Zika-control treatments at stadiumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dee01435612f4af08a7206aa3f98ddabThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:55:39 GMTMIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins say they've intensified mosquito-control treatments at their stadium because of the Zika virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dee01435612f4af08a7206aa3f98ddabAftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 241http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6ffad763e42473fa5f42b87af3021c4Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:42:09 GMTPESCARA DEL TRONO, Italy (AP) — Aftershocks in central Italy rattled residents and rescue workers alike Thursday, as crews worked to find more earthquake survivors and the country anguished over its repeated failure to protect ancient towns and modern cities from seismic catastrophes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6ffad763e42473fa5f42b87af3021c4Rosetta space probe sees bright flares, landslide on comethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886102ccca1c46cd8394f22761d7d9b0Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:40:36 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe has captured images of a bright burst of light on the comet it is orbiting, apparently caused by a landslide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886102ccca1c46cd8394f22761d7d9b0The Latest: After US sentence, Sharper goes to state courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f85620b09ba345f7b18ab5cdea2331acThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:47:00 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing in Louisiana of former NFL star Darren Sharper in a drug and rape case (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f85620b09ba345f7b18ab5cdea2331acAttack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 13 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a98b5c4f3df4a31ba171e396a41e6a2Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:03:14 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 13 people were killed and dozens wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a98b5c4f3df4a31ba171e396a41e6a2Auto, technology industries clash over talking carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19043e54560d4f9a8dc1a152a3da5df9Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:57:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers and government officials say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19043e54560d4f9a8dc1a152a3da5df9Anti-government extremist wounded in German police shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b19a0534d4b45929ac3ecc00b32cf47Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:01:00 GMTBERLIN (AP) — An armed anti-government extremist trying to prevent his eviction was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with police Thursday in an eastern German town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b19a0534d4b45929ac3ecc00b32cf473 finalists announced for Thurber Prize for American Humorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4362fdfde9f6498f8701a505cbbc2e33Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:00:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authors Jason Gay, Harrison Scott Key and Mary Norris have been named finalists for the 2016 Thurber Prize for American Humor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4362fdfde9f6498f8701a505cbbc2e33Boeing agrees to stay with RBC Heritage through 2021http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4adfa85f225c4bd9861625149f270b01Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:53:55 GMTHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Boeing Co. is sticking around as presenting sponsor of the RBC Heritage on Hilton Head Island through 2021.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4adfa85f225c4bd9861625149f270b01Markets Right Now: Stocks waver in late morning tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/065c28aec2b440e0b689c102e3f76549Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:01:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/065c28aec2b440e0b689c102e3f76549