FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:36:07 -08:00Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind seehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8468912feec54cccb072789a54e5ef81Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:01:14 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company called eSight.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8468912feec54cccb072789a54e5ef81Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam died within 20 minutes of poisoninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd6c7737f5764a2baa2652408ab95989Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:31:38 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother was so high that it killed him "within 15-20 minutes."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd6c7737f5764a2baa2652408ab95989Myanmar's Suu Kyi eulogizes slain legal adviserhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32e5a41d87ab4547baf081b57df62b01Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:56:05 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has broken a month-long silence to describe the assassination of one of her top legal advisers as a great loss for the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32e5a41d87ab4547baf081b57df62b01New York, North Carolina: When should teen be tried as adulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dea34d86aae49218612606a68e75592Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:48:54 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Luis Padilla remembers the terror he felt as a 16-year-old arrested on a robbery charge and locked up with adults in New York City's notorious Rikers Island jail. At one point, he pretended to be suicidal so he could be placed in the relative safety of a locked observation cell.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dea34d86aae49218612606a68e75592Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d50db4c6a434484892358df66ca6615Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:47:11 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother was so high that it killed him within 20 minutes and caused "very serious paralysis."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d50db4c6a434484892358df66ca6615Amy Yang wins LPGA Thailand by five strokeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c774f6ff974cebab694fb09ecf1264Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:41:19 GMTCHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang rarely wavered with a big lead during the final round of the Thailand LPGA tournament, shooting a 4-under 68 to win by five strokes Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c774f6ff974cebab694fb09ecf1264Martins Dukurs wins his 5th skeleton world championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a41ac2a4fef48559a12e601337a80c9Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:23:58 GMTKOENIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Martins Dukurs of Latvia held on to win his fifth skeleton world championship on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a41ac2a4fef48559a12e601337a80c9Farah says linking him with 'drug misuse' claims upsettinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74e19b62423b4103a6e37fb869c12c81Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:30:23 GMTLONDON (AP) — Quadruple Olympic champion Mo Farah maintained Sunday that he has always competed cleanly and never broken anti-doping rules, countering any association with "allegations of drug misuse."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74e19b62423b4103a6e37fb869c12c81Stuhec leads combined World Cup race after super-Ghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7be867982e472685cd4316e8f7830eSun, 26 Feb 2017 11:13:02 GMTCRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Ilka Stuhec is on course for a third successive podium in Crans Montana as she attempts to eat further into Mikaela Shiffrin's lead in the overall standings on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7be867982e472685cd4316e8f7830eJansrud wins men's super-G title as Fill takes race winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45c6eee65a164bc3901f7c810acac07eSun, 26 Feb 2017 12:46:34 GMTKVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Norwegian Kjetil Jansrud secured the men's World Cup super-G title on home snow as Peter Fill won Sunday's race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45c6eee65a164bc3901f7c810acac07eSessions' tough on crime talk could lead to fuller prisonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd6fc755ca174dd2b17be77710e3eea3Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:10:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd6fc755ca174dd2b17be77710e3eea3Germany: Heidelberg car suspect held on suspicion of murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f48e624c5f9e4fb0ba0f3150f334e961Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:24:16 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a man who drove into a group of pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg, fatally injuring one man, is being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f48e624c5f9e4fb0ba0f3150f334e961Russian opposition figure freed; says he was torturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaddd0e936124b37976c49d9b24fc1c7Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:47:10 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia has released a convicted opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaddd0e936124b37976c49d9b24fc1c7If GOP overhauls taxes, what popular tax breaks are at risk?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d0fde881a54f02aae015ef012b9dcaSun, 26 Feb 2017 13:17:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they're talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions of people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d0fde881a54f02aae015ef012b9dcaRussia, Norway win team cross-country sprints at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92e0dadfdb064b4ab8237f2f43d44ae3Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:43:07 GMTLAHTI, Finland (AP) — Russia won the men's cross-country skiing team sprint at the world championships Sunday after a dramatic last-lap crash wrecked the chances of the two leading teams.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92e0dadfdb064b4ab8237f2f43d44ae3Egyptian Christians fearing terror flee Sinai for 4th dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a54112a19ea4f7b8c9ae5db3c3c37a7Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:19:42 GMTISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian Christians fearing attacks by Islamic State group militants are fleeing the volatile northern part of the Sinai Peninsula for a fourth day, after a string of sectarian killings there sent hundreds fleeing and raised accusations the government is failing to protect the minority.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a54112a19ea4f7b8c9ae5db3c3c37a7Egypt says near meeting Russia's airport security demandshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e4521b431404596add9f111058f172bSun, 26 Feb 2017 12:45:07 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say they are drawing closer to meeting all demands set by Russia on airport security to restore flights to Egypt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e4521b431404596add9f111058f172b16 killed, 50 injured as truck overturns in northeast Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdcc2f7290e942c2b62aeb862a436020Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:35:41 GMTGAUHATI, India (AP) — Police say at least 16 people were killed and 50 injured when a truck taking them to a Sunday church service overturned after hitting a concrete barricade on a highway in India's remote northeast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdcc2f7290e942c2b62aeb862a436020S. Carolina law makes it tough to lower Confederate flagshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd65d828a5bf4f72b12c0e628d5fd1c1Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:20:21 GMTWALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — In the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church slayings in 2015, the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse during an elaborate nationally televised ceremony.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd65d828a5bf4f72b12c0e628d5fd1c1Egypt puts off higher entry visa charges until July 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a11fdd6a2e048fea545f6b29dfca4eeSun, 26 Feb 2017 11:01:15 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's plans to more than double charges for entry visas paid by foreign visitors arriving in the country have been put off until July 1, according to the Tourism Ministry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a11fdd6a2e048fea545f6b29dfca4eeImproved technology saves maple syrup producers time, energyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b9ac6351a42467ea63763f87352b702Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:45:12 GMTUNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) — Maple syrup doesn't get that rich flavor and color in an instant. It's a long process from tree to bottle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b9ac6351a42467ea63763f87352b702New LG phone influenced by Samsung's Note 7 troubleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f8c7e31d7f34d59b873bc7e8e885476Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:06:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's fiasco with its fire-prone Note 7 phone has pushed its rival LG to take additional precautions with its next smartphone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f8c7e31d7f34d59b873bc7e8e885476Save or splurge? Making the most of your tax refundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3369c4bf9bd04bc2aa248e59eb253499Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:01:08 GMTTax refund time is here. Last year the IRS issued 111 million refunds, with an average refund of $2,860. More than 70 percent of taxpayers will get refunds this year, the IRS estimates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3369c4bf9bd04bc2aa248e59eb253499Regulator: China needs to rein in risky stock behaviorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82f5208cdb014131a57ca5496242d0adSun, 26 Feb 2017 10:17:00 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China needs to do more to stop risky behavior in its stock market, a regulator said Sunday, following a 2015 collapse in share prices and complaints investors are engaged in a dangerous new round of speculative buying.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82f5208cdb014131a57ca5496242d0adPoll: Israelis believe Gaza policies hurting securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e710a6c5e046e2903cf5c81af10987Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:27:52 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A new poll shows that 67 percent of Israelis believe the government's policies in the Gaza Strip have worsened security.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e710a6c5e046e2903cf5c81af10987Syrian warplanes pound rebel-held area in central cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc8085e22424421840eddf1b02603d9Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:50:35 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government warplanes are pounding a rebel-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs, killing at least three and wounding dozens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc8085e22424421840eddf1b02603d9Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agendahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54f35ba170194dd691ee85e7302c9704Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:24:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump's presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54f35ba170194dd691ee85e7302c9704Fire at large Swedish refugee center injures at least 15http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3b9a37d36e04b258ee700f2ed407aeeSun, 26 Feb 2017 13:01:10 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police say at least 15 people have been injured when a fire broke out overnight at one of the country's largest refugee centers outside of Vanersborg in southwestern Sweden.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3b9a37d36e04b258ee700f2ed407aeeSaudi king visits Malaysia as he begins Asia tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8b07b96f5834135b3f10678f19438ebSun, 26 Feb 2017 13:52:54 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Saudi King Salman arrived in Malaysia on Sunday to kick off a multi-nation tour aimed at boosting economic ties with Asia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8b07b96f5834135b3f10678f19438ebLiberal activists, new DNC chief face a Trump-era reckoninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27c96a334af44c91abe5d306f16b060cSun, 26 Feb 2017 12:39:46 GMTATLANTA (AP) — When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished rival to join him as deputy chairman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27c96a334af44c91abe5d306f16b060cThousands protest in Belarus against law targeting joblesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aff5d0afdb149208e2f87de343a5bc0Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:49:53 GMTMINSK, Belarus (AP) — Local media in Belarus say about 3,000 people have demonstrated across the country against an unpopular new labor law that targets the unemployed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aff5d0afdb149208e2f87de343a5bc0Iran begins navy drill off Strait of Hormuz as US newly waryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb4a3a51fb4145d48201b316f977092aSun, 26 Feb 2017 11:44:45 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, state television reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb4a3a51fb4145d48201b316f977092aSaudi king begins multi-nation tour of Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9123f9e3d31b451381574a92ad61fb42Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:45:59 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi King Salman has arrived in Malaysia to kick off a multi-nation tour aimed at boosting economic ties with Asia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9123f9e3d31b451381574a92ad61fb42Stuhec leads combined World Cup race after super-Ghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/450265a65be2451a90ca5d5d521b6429Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:57:32 GMTCRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Ilka Stuhec is on course for a third successive podium in Crans Montana as she attempts to eat further into Mikaela Shiffrin's lead in the overall standings on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/450265a65be2451a90ca5d5d521b6429Murray recalls shingles struggle after Australian Open exithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a71ceb8c4bd4405aa5ce950d76d92cbSun, 26 Feb 2017 13:25:35 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-seeded Andy Murray said Sunday he is back to his best ahead of the Dubai Tennis Championships after recounting his struggles with shingles following his early exit from the Australian Open last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a71ceb8c4bd4405aa5ce950d76d92cbThe Latest: Malaysia: Poison killed Kim within 20 minuteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8026e1eb92e04280a7f399b32611b5d8Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:59:14 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8026e1eb92e04280a7f399b32611b5d8Iraq: Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912c2f867b794eba97b07e6af62a4b5eSun, 26 Feb 2017 11:57:23 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people continued to flee the battle to government-controlled areas, security officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912c2f867b794eba97b07e6af62a4b5eInsider Q&A: Allergan CEO on impact of limiting price hikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f12615164d3247719480160ffd0f3b80Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:01:08 GMTAs drugmakers pushed back against rising criticism over sky-high U.S. prescription drug prices, one pharmaceutical company went public with a pledge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f12615164d3247719480160ffd0f3b80Key developments in Kim Jong Nam assassination investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04930b4685b34a98a912426c4887aba2Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:38:54 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Key developments in the investigation into the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother at Kuala Lumpur's airport on Feb. 13:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04930b4685b34a98a912426c4887aba2Israel to Amazon: Stop selling Holocaust-denying literaturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f445ab8722b3450ba965e605f1a46ac9Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:34:11 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II and otherwise promotes anti-Semitism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f445ab8722b3450ba965e605f1a46ac9Taliban leader encourages people to plant treeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5711b5284e7c4309b9c950dc49d63ccaSun, 26 Feb 2017 13:17:51 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Springtime in Afghanistan usually brings a spike in violence as the Taliban takes advantage of the thaw to launch a wave of fresh attacks. But the Taliban's leader has just issued a statement calling on Afghans to plant more trees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5711b5284e7c4309b9c950dc49d63ccaRussian opposition figure freed; vows fight for human rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b00269b44be94c48bb591e82bab5a269Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:38:42 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A convicted Russian opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison was freed Sunday and has vowed to keep up the fight for human rights in Russia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b00269b44be94c48bb591e82bab5a269Philippine offensive continues amid threat to behead Germanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1c6dbc24474bd68355c61059fb3567Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:59:31 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops will not get distracted by a threat from Abu Sayyaf militants to behead a German hostage if a ransom was not paid by Sunday and will press assaults to crush the brutal group, military officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1c6dbc24474bd68355c61059fb3567Protests erupt after Kyrgyzstan arrests opposition leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1788564a9c0e4f45a6285d99b5d2e675Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:00:54 GMTBISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — Hundreds of people protested Sunday in Kyrgyzstan after authorities detained a prominent opposition leader on fraud and corruption charges that his supporters say are politically motivated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1788564a9c0e4f45a6285d99b5d2e675Shiffrin storms to combined World Cup race victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/197a88646dd9466e806e3b8ed8351860Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:22:08 GMTCRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — A stunning slalom run from Mikaela Shiffrin saw her win the Alpine combined race Sunday to extend her advantage in the overall standings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/197a88646dd9466e806e3b8ed8351860Russians march to remember slain opposition leader Nemtsovhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79b19b08360d48f79ac862f4d55ca33eSun, 26 Feb 2017 14:15:18 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday shouting slogans including "Russia will be free!" and "Putin is war!" to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79b19b08360d48f79ac862f4d55ca33eWhat popular tax breaks are at risk if GOP overhauls taxes?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899e32f3d1714426952c02650fc96865Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:42:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they're talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions of people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899e32f3d1714426952c02650fc96865Norway wins women's team cross-country sprint at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2668c53dbb34082b9fbb5261deb8835Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:15:52 GMTLAHTI, Finland (AP) — Norway continued its domination of women's cross-country skiing at the world championships with victory in Sunday's classic-style team sprint.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2668c53dbb34082b9fbb5261deb8835Letter-writing former Iran president pens dispatch to Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d752eb4b1364a5d9643cb4ed92c33d9Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:25:19 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a letter Sunday to President Donald Trump, striking a somewhat conciliatory tone while applauding immigration to America and saying it shows "the contemporary U.S. belongs to all nations."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d752eb4b1364a5d9643cb4ed92c33d9Egypt puts off raising entry visa price for visitorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0c609bca1c44af94d69ec79f22f7b6Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:45:16 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say plans to more than double charges for entry visas paid by foreign visitors arriving in the country have been put off until July 1.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0c609bca1c44af94d69ec79f22f7b6