FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:48:15 -07:00Facebook knocks down Thai PM's claim of Zuckerberg meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f64b511eeea24b269fa7297b7889cbf0Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:07:12 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Facebook says none of its top executives are coming to Thailand, two days after the country's military ruler announced CEO Mark Zuckerberg would meet him this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f64b511eeea24b269fa7297b7889cbf0Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f339a2efb4b4d4baa6320def0fbdb63Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:43:51 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges stemming from documents leaked from a Panama law firm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f339a2efb4b4d4baa6320def0fbdb63Dem divisions in California complicate party hopes for gainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa43228c5aa448c3b5ebb4f657c485a0Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:22:17 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats are at war with themselves in California, where restless activists are challenging party leaders to resist all things President Donald Trump and move further left on health care, the minimum wage and populist issues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa43228c5aa448c3b5ebb4f657c485a0London Stock Exchange chief to step down at end of 2018http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcd725ea8c4d47c1a19071cc0451b5d1Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:05:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — The London Stock Exchange says its chief executive plans to step down by the end of 2018.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcd725ea8c4d47c1a19071cc0451b5d1'Murder insurance' or protection in self-defense cases?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e07fad65c704c44a9448d1f952b1edaThu, 19 Oct 2017 10:27:55 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e07fad65c704c44a9448d1f952b1edaRussian TV host's presidential bid shakes political scenehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/620904fecf3a4415b935a6cff0d6d4b1Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:39:31 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A presidential bid by a celebrity TV host in Russia has stirred the country's political world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/620904fecf3a4415b935a6cff0d6d4b15 people hurt when small plane lands on road, 2 SUVs struckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a9fafd54f7a4046b485f3cad40b839dThu, 19 Oct 2017 10:02:42 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters say five people were hurt when a small plane made an emergency landing on a road in Florida and struck two SUVs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a9fafd54f7a4046b485f3cad40b839dThe Latest: UK Labour leader Corbyn urges Brexit progresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5424d03fe0a437f8f4f3ac8edc8e253Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:12:59 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks between the European Union and the U.K. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5424d03fe0a437f8f4f3ac8edc8e253Dem divisions in California complicate party hope for gainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96bd8bb3fc45426a9b20bcc5747761bbThu, 19 Oct 2017 09:19:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats are at war with themselves in California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96bd8bb3fc45426a9b20bcc5747761bbThomas fires 63, takes early lead at CJ Cup in South Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef623d00db541e2a2390fc0feb51d85Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:03:42 GMTJEJU, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas eagled twice in a 9-under-par 63 to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the CJ Cup, the first U.S. PGA Tour regular-season event in South Korea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef623d00db541e2a2390fc0feb51d85Global shares mostly lower as data shows China growth slowedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7db32f4679d84e29b1e18304583aa0d0Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:00:42 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global markets were mostly lower on Thursday with Europe opening lower. Data showed that China's quarterly growth slowed slightly but was in line with expectations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7db32f4679d84e29b1e18304583aa0d0Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a2a59f4baae4b3285bc5e179504be6bThu, 19 Oct 2017 08:56:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a2a59f4baae4b3285bc5e179504be6bSpain calls Cabinet meeting after Catalan leader's threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86227e1e98ca4e48a4d62e7cb4c93bd3Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:12:53 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's government on Thursday immediately rejected a threat by Catalonia's leader to explicitly declare independence unless talks are held, calling a special Cabinet session for the weekend to activate measures to take control of the region's semi-autonomous powers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86227e1e98ca4e48a4d62e7cb4c93bd3Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader's resignationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e98d9354c98a4e65bafc68b31389bf86Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:09:11 GMTVALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have called on the Maltese prime minister to resign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e98d9354c98a4e65bafc68b31389bf86Excerpts from letters written by a young Barack Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56a1a81d5a76439d92fa0d94ecd4d32cThu, 19 Oct 2017 09:54:59 GMTExcerpts of letters written by a young Barack Obama to a girlfriend. The letters were released by Emory University.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56a1a81d5a76439d92fa0d94ecd4d32cMay summit-bound with promise for EU citizens in Britainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62e800ebc52340fc84daa6bf487fa8c4Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:25:57 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is heading to a European Union summit Thursday with a solemn pledge to treat EU residents well once Britain leaves the bloc — the latest attempt to reinvigorate the lifeless divorce negotiations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62e800ebc52340fc84daa6bf487fa8c4New Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/251aee2cba37423d85d553de251eb8a2Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:02:24 GMTMARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Yves Saint Laurent museum in Marrakech, the Moroccan city beloved by the fashion designer, has opened its doors to the public.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/251aee2cba37423d85d553de251eb8a2Hangman's job in Zimbabwe gets 'flood' of applicationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eb5dfc6b18f4379add3f41b577f94bbThu, 19 Oct 2017 09:12:45 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The job of hangman used to be unpopular in Zimbabwe. Now the government says more than 50 people have applied to be the state's executioner in a country where employment is hard to find.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eb5dfc6b18f4379add3f41b577f94bbArdern to lead New Zealand liberal governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45abda067ec84a1ba75297f706dc471cThu, 19 Oct 2017 10:26:33 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Jacinda Ardern will be New Zealand's next prime minister and hopes to take the country on a more liberal path following nine years of rule by the conservatives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45abda067ec84a1ba75297f706dc471c10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ceb9cb378547cc902c7fddec3ce803Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:20:02 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ceb9cb378547cc902c7fddec3ce803Eun-Hee Ji takes 3-shot lead at Taiwan Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2a027985257416b8f60c4e9192c2f95Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:27:02 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji carded a 6-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Taiwan Championship on a rainy Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2a027985257416b8f60c4e9192c2f95Kenya police disperse demonstrators despite court orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f2b8d04d89841828a5d589dffc207adThu, 19 Oct 2017 10:09:53 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A witness says police fired rifles and tear gas to disperse demonstrators preparing to protest police killings of opposition supporters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f2b8d04d89841828a5d589dffc207adFormer French intelligence chief to testify at terror trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc9f44a034045c2b46c20a2b22f3f5aThu, 19 Oct 2017 09:18:50 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French ex-intelligence chief is expected to addresses failures in tracking Islamic extremists, at the trial over deadly 2012 attacks on a Jewish school and French soldiers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc9f44a034045c2b46c20a2b22f3f5aSenate Republicans cruise toward passage of budget planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cebce99ab39466ba6fe31d838c4ad44Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:10:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are on track to pass a $4 trillion budget plan that shelves GOP deficit concerns in favor of the party's drive to cut taxes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cebce99ab39466ba6fe31d838c4ad44As US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63ebb18198c04afe96c3fb4a3a9150f1Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:08:01 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63ebb18198c04afe96c3fb4a3a9150f1Grace Mugabe goes to court over diamond ringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80863ec8d66e40fea31d4d3649a16ff7Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:45:38 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has gone to court in an attempt to seize assets of a Lebanese businessman who allegedly failed to deliver to her a diamond ring worth more than $1.35 million dollars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80863ec8d66e40fea31d4d3649a16ff7Man accused of killing teen walking to mosque back in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c672c388ee4e1e80e13ab3f813b752Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:42:26 GMTFAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man accused of killing a Muslim teen as she walked back to her mosque is scheduled to be back in court, where he now faces charges that could bring the death penalty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c672c388ee4e1e80e13ab3f813b752Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic trading partnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37b78a80e8c84b2f9c17175669ad5185Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:02:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic trading partner as he kicks thorny policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37b78a80e8c84b2f9c17175669ad5185Spain ready to revoke Catalan autonomy amid independence bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc756d1f61864573a2e3d8b44a7ad794Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:27:41 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's government on Thursday immediately rejected a threat by Catalonia's leader to explicitly declare independence unless talks are held, calling a special Cabinet session for the weekend to activate measures to take control of the region's semi-autonomous powers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc756d1f61864573a2e3d8b44a7ad794Jihadist ambush on US forces in Niger shows danger in Sahelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd34152bd5984678813dd33c38658a82Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:13:46 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The ambush in West Africa that killed four U.S. service members earlier this month highlights the danger posed by a newly rebranded jihadist group in the Sahel region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd34152bd5984678813dd33c38658a82New competency hearing for suspect in officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aacb27ce59f458ebc9ee8717e60bd25Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:38:01 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new mental competency hearing has been set for the defendant in a New Orleans police officer's 2015 death after he brought an abrupt end to jury selection by rubbing feces on his face.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aacb27ce59f458ebc9ee8717e60bd25Trump has no plans now to visit California wildfire damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/441ed94541a649948bd853a6460e5c43Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:34:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has made four visits to hurricane zones in recent weeks, isn't rushing to survey the damage from California's wildfires.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/441ed94541a649948bd853a6460e5c435 months of Marawi siege reveals Philippine city in ruinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77c9a4f4ee7341bc82d3b9f694681c11Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:57:43 GMTMARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Smoke wafted from the smoldering carcasses of buildings and houses, with the dome of a mosque blasted out with holes, as Philippine troops battled Thursday to defeat a final stand by the last dozens of pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77c9a4f4ee7341bc82d3b9f694681c11British retail sales slip amid household income squeezehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e34f124c1094c30919a639046897124Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:19:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — Official figures show that retail sales in Britain fell by a bigger than anticipated 0.8 percent in September, a drop that analysts say has its roots in the squeeze on household incomes by a spike in inflation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e34f124c1094c30919a639046897124Jihadist ambush on US forces shows new danger in Sahelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f7f3ca2669346f0902c0247eb7f4840Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:18:53 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The Islamic militants came on motorcycles toting rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns, killing four American service members after shattering the windows of the unarmored U.S. trucks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f7f3ca2669346f0902c0247eb7f4840French actress Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8621087dd044310aced235d47b8d3e0Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:29:21 GMTPARIS (AP) — Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8621087dd044310aced235d47b8d3e0Rights group chides Poland for 'harassment' of protestershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31fee3cbcbe343279a40e1e18e337e98Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:12:35 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Amnesty International has issued a report alleging that Poland's authorities have used surveillance, prosecutions and harassment, and even excessive force in rare cases, against peaceful anti-government protesters since 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31fee3cbcbe343279a40e1e18e337e98Hurricanes, chilly summer hit sales at Unileverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51859375d08a4098ab519b9b6fa2aac9Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:52:41 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Unilever, the consumer products giant that owns brands including Dove, Lipton and Knorr, was buffeted by bad weather in the United States and Europe and a strong euro in the third quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51859375d08a4098ab519b9b6fa2aac9Kurdish female militia vows to keep fighting Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4639120391664afb84045351c98cedcdThu, 19 Oct 2017 09:59:30 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A Kurdish female militia that took part in freeing the northern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group says it will continue the fight to liberate women living under the extremist group's brutal rule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4639120391664afb84045351c98cedcdSome in military angry about Trump's mention of Kelly sonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93beb11b2e5c42819e1554bf9359d8e5Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:13:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Some in the military community are furious that President Donald Trump has drawn John Kelly's family tragedy into a political brawl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93beb11b2e5c42819e1554bf9359d8e5The Latest: Euroskeptics urge May to walk away from EU talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e44cc9be77240edacf462e4dcface75Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:22:52 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e44cc9be77240edacf462e4dcface75The Latest: May writes open letter to EU citizens in UKhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7925a65789841bdb55fa9cee00f8389Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:38:08 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7925a65789841bdb55fa9cee00f8389IOC expects decisions on Russian doping cases next monthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/348048f530bb4baab61e5d0b5159341fThu, 19 Oct 2017 09:12:06 GMTInvestigators at the International Olympic Committee expect to have "a number" of doping cases involving Russians at the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November, but they have no plans to dictate the eligibility of these athletes for next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/348048f530bb4baab61e5d0b5159341fUS envoy: Hamas must disarm to join Palestinian governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5336c604fd9d4eb49c3d11f417e7c574Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:57:02 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy said Thursday that if Hamas wants to play a role in any Palestinian government it must renounce violence and commit to negotiations with Israel, demands the Islamic militant group has always rejected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5336c604fd9d4eb49c3d11f417e7c574Trump cries foul on judges, but he's ahead of Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/665f2989e2304c0ab9030bb41c42b1bcThu, 19 Oct 2017 09:08:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Democrats are holding up his judicial nominees, but almost nine months into his presidency, he has had more judges confirmed than President Barack Obama did in the same time period, and his numbers aren't far off those of other recent presidents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/665f2989e2304c0ab9030bb41c42b1bcMore conflicts loom after Islamic State defeat in Raqqahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b1eac33cd94ada834d229688e7dc17Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:03:41 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b1eac33cd94ada834d229688e7dc17The Latest: Ardern says its 'honor and a privilege' to leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/060a804d54c9412abf237d59d4e25978Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:43:21 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on New Zealand's government (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/060a804d54c9412abf237d59d4e25978The Latest: Pro-secession Catalan groups call more protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/599c31de268043cf8a4f2f1773db2131Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:22:05 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/599c31de268043cf8a4f2f1773db2131Trump remarks on Kelly contrast with quiet tribute to sonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89493f8565b3479580d3c06cbe131d2fThu, 19 Oct 2017 09:17:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this year, President Donald Trump and the man who would be his chief of staff visited Grave 9480, the final resting place of Robert Kelly, a Marine killed Nov. 9, 2010, in Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89493f8565b3479580d3c06cbe131d2fExplosion at firecracker factory in India kills 8 workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9e475791fd4f87ae580c935a693d90Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:14:07 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — An explosion at an unlicensed firecracker factory killed eight workers and injured 20 other people in eastern India as Hindus celebrated their most popular Diwali festival, police said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9e475791fd4f87ae580c935a693d90