FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:57:15 -07:00The Latest: Pence promotes US trade with Latin Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a5521f88a248b4812154bca07093a4Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:42:36 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin America (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a5521f88a248b4812154bca07093a4Homers: Little leaguers ready to show power at World Serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ac26d60a2b14fb9b7957c439110e96aThu, 17 Aug 2017 01:07:50 GMTSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Joey Randazzo's teammates marveled as the Grosse Pointe, Michigan, shortstop lifted pitch after pitch over the left field fence during Little League World Series batting practice on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ac26d60a2b14fb9b7957c439110e96aAlabama sues Birmingham for covering up Confederate monumenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf487138cbab4b2a93eec55f43927d33Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:59:59 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's attorney general sued the city of Birmingham and its mayor Wednesday for obscuring a Confederate monument in a downtown park, citing a new state law that protects such markers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf487138cbab4b2a93eec55f43927d33Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel rangehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee1045bfbc0f4217a265493a2a224dc3Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:39:43 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee1045bfbc0f4217a265493a2a224dc3Japan trade surges in July on strong demand in China, UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4194282280144332bf2423cf913a4efaThu, 17 Aug 2017 01:10:34 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports and imports rose at a fast clip in July, reflecting a recovery in demand in China, Southeast Asia and the U.S., according to data released Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4194282280144332bf2423cf913a4efa1 US soldier killed in combat in Afghan; others woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e645c77317ac454eb48005d08220db7aWed, 16 Aug 2017 23:50:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says one soldier died and an unspecified number of American and Afghan soldiers were wounded in a combat operation against the Islamic State affiliate in eastern Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e645c77317ac454eb48005d08220db7aThe Latest: Thousands march against bigotry in Philadelphiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d2eee4577e3498885c97b9b4cda2999Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:17:05 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d2eee4577e3498885c97b9b4cda2999Driver of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b1236269c6947c6ac84ab8174971b7dThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:45:06 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b1236269c6947c6ac84ab8174971b7dTrump aide: No military solution in North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a8c56ea5aff416487fc8cdae5b62a08Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:28:27 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a8c56ea5aff416487fc8cdae5b62a08Catholic school teacher convicted of child rape freed earlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faa678812d2545c6a257b20d79912d3eThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:08:31 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher convicted of raping a child was released more than a decade early from prison on Wednesday after a judge threw out his conviction amid questions about his accuser's truthfulness.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faa678812d2545c6a257b20d79912d3eNo house arrest while woman appeals murder plot convictionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f22f040a70a443e181db3568fbf8870eThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:59:16 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill her newlywed husband is heading to prison after a Florida judge denied her request to go free on house arrest as she appeals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f22f040a70a443e181db3568fbf8870eCan't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TVhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b06797865b0542319f97176be9502436Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:50:36 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b06797865b0542319f97176be9502436Ump Hernandez shakes Kinsler's hand on field after criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ff8dbb2e3fa436d90554b9188a92d1dThu, 17 Aug 2017 01:04:36 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ff8dbb2e3fa436d90554b9188a92d1dAlonso's bat, Rzepczynski's relief, Mariners beat O's 7-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fba57a7a1894cbabe9d503fb2462366Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:19:27 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Yonder Alonso was acquired by the Seattle Mariners to provide power for a playoff push. After a slow start with his new team, he delivered.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fba57a7a1894cbabe9d503fb2462366Venezuela govt links dissident ex-prosecutor to extortionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edd86429f84f43c08877e84479ff1de2Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:45:28 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities raided the house of ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega on Wednesday and said they would seek the arrest of her husband for allegedly running a $6 million extortion ring with corrupt prosecutors under her supervision.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edd86429f84f43c08877e84479ff1de2Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710733fdf1dc4a4d8107529ffd38220fThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:36:27 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Ousted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is trying to play usurper to deep-pocketed Republican forces after making a runoff with incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in the state's Senate primary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710733fdf1dc4a4d8107529ffd38220fAlex Gordon's go-ahead single in 9th lifts Royals past A'shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b653e839654618b64dff98a9b64463Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:16:14 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals could have headed home with another squandered late-inning lead and far less momentum as they prepare for an important weekend series against first-place Cleveland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b653e839654618b64dff98a9b64463UN board: 2 experts likely murdered by Congo militia membershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dde2426019040eab128d322199e8430Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:46:52 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations board of inquiry said two U.N. experts were likely murdered in March by militia members from Congo's violence-torn Kasai region, but it said further investigations and judicial proceedings are needed to determine the identity and motive of the killers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dde2426019040eab128d322199e8430NY Times' editorial page editor: No apology for Sarah Palinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899055f4317b4611b03a6f0831f4c549Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:07:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's lawyer seemed to be fishing for an apology as he grilled an editorial page editor at The New York Times in a federal courtroom on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899055f4317b4611b03a6f0831f4c5495 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e34d535d3b2b497c933b4ade2b36c012Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:46:31 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e34d535d3b2b497c933b4ade2b36c012Stolen car suspect perched on Los Angeles harbor cranehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e1bcf771a243c9b7f48d6d6a6c67fbThu, 17 Aug 2017 01:36:49 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who led authorities on a chase in a stolen car is perched on the arm of a loading crane at the Port of Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e1bcf771a243c9b7f48d6d6a6c67fbIndians-Twins postponed by rain, split doubleheader Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c57da7996a6c4187864b680db3d209acThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:53:57 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Cleveland Indians because of rain, scheduling a split doubleheader to finish the series.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c57da7996a6c4187864b680db3d209acTractor-trailer driver indicted in Texas in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to the deaths of 10 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/971142a5e2804e6390ea481e3b1a1055Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:35:58 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tractor-trailer driver indicted in Texas in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to the deaths of 10 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/971142a5e2804e6390ea481e3b1a1055Trump signs bill expanding college assistance for veteranshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e865d6b587764b9dafe3b30152d86ec9Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:29:44 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law an updated veterans' education bill that marks the largest expansion of college assistance for military veterans in a decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e865d6b587764b9dafe3b30152d86ec9Remains found in northwest Missouri identified as teen'shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bbf5d1a8e33489194c909c108e758b7Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:00:55 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bones found in a rural area in the spring are those of a 17-year-old northwest Missouri girl, family members and authorities said Wednesday, bringing them closer to solving a 10-year mystery that began when the teen walked out of her high school and disappeared.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bbf5d1a8e33489194c909c108e758b7The Latest: Judge rules against homeowners in dune wars casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17a28cf6ba4142b58dc619732d779fddThu, 17 Aug 2017 01:48:26 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on New Jersey dune wars case (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17a28cf6ba4142b58dc619732d779fddRichard shutout, Myers 3 SBs in inning, Padres top Phils 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c98aff461d6140ca86e1472ee77c42ddWed, 16 Aug 2017 23:38:58 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres' Clayton Richard took a shutout into the ninth inning for the second time this season. Unlike when he was disappointed with his earlier chance, Richard sealed the deal against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c98aff461d6140ca86e1472ee77c42dd10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/472ae6c8860d403b990b85e368419be3Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:18:39 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/472ae6c8860d403b990b85e368419be3Governor: 37 killed in gun battle at small Venezuela prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/880557da93f74497a14da6e7789cb4bdWed, 16 Aug 2017 23:22:48 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — At least 37 people were killed during clashes between armed inmates and security forces at a small prison in southern Venezuela, the state's governor said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/880557da93f74497a14da6e7789cb4bdPence will no longer speak at Koch brothers-hosted summithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec6ba6aa46d447e998e9baaf42629bdWed, 16 Aug 2017 23:18:36 GMTRICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will no longer be speaking at a Saturday event hosted by a group backed by the conservative Koch (kohk) brothers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec6ba6aa46d447e998e9baaf42629bdNational Parks Service ends ban on disposable water bottleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b94e1d85f0784ffba14ffcb711d4cab2Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:41:02 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b94e1d85f0784ffba14ffcb711d4cab2Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0505f9e0acfd40ec9bce03b7fe727dadThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:45:12 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska's northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a phenomenon tied to climate warming and diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0505f9e0acfd40ec9bce03b7fe727dadBrazil's top court favors indigenous groups in land disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0f78f7dc8834654adfb3712ef166922Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:56:37 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top court ruled Wednesday against a state that sought federal compensation for lands used to create three indigenous reserves, delivering a landmark decision seen as a defeat for groups trying to limit native land claims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0f78f7dc8834654adfb3712ef166922China's Xi looks to party congress to cement authorityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a112ba3a0834fbbb534a58f17241129Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:14:04 GMTBEIJING (AP) — In a ritual of summer, China's leaders have been holding an unofficial retreat at a beach resort ahead of a key fall Communist Party congress at which President Xi Jinping will launch his second five-year term as party chief and move to cement his status as China's most powerful leader in decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a112ba3a0834fbbb534a58f17241129European star Pettersen out of Solheim Cup with back injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d610221fb534601a2d142507ebc425cThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:25:04 GMTWEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Suzann Pettersen was hoping to move past the furor she fueled at the 2015 Solheim Cup by helping return the trophy to Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d610221fb534601a2d142507ebc425cBrazil police, troops carry out security operation near Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8393517496614565a1b51e40b3c05290Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:12:52 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of Brazilian police and soldiers have carried out a security operation near Rio de Janeiro as part of a crackdown aimed at curbing rising violence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8393517496614565a1b51e40b3c05290Illinois House schedules school-funding veto overridehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59467e74a23d45c780a07e8583f18b1eThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:41 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House will attempt to reverse Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a public school funding revamp next week, the speaker said Wednesday after a failed vote on legislation Democrats introduced to gauge support for the Republican governor's alternative ideas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59467e74a23d45c780a07e8583f18b1eJets' Bowles: It's players' 'individual right' to protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06c762183cd54e2eb9328397f5c65fa9Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:34:13 GMTFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets coach Todd Bowles will not stand in the way of any of his players protesting during the national anthem.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06c762183cd54e2eb9328397f5c65fa9Phoenix mayor not happy about President Trump's rally planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d40e91021ebf47118e1829b73f27e05eThu, 17 Aug 2017 01:15:24 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not happy about it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d40e91021ebf47118e1829b73f27e05eChina, India soldiers hurl stones at each other in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a2603c2e3d64e6b992dfc14d0f377fbThu, 17 Aug 2017 01:07:36 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially escalating tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a2603c2e3d64e6b992dfc14d0f377fbThe Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreadshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79059017c9f04160a9d0a119d18c68c5Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:10:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79059017c9f04160a9d0a119d18c68c5Piatti scores twice, Impact beat Fire 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99637b5b8e24cdb8e360067dcff7414Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:52:27 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored twice and the Montreal Impact beat the Chicago Fire 3-0 on Wednesday night for their first three-game winning streak of the Major league Soccer season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99637b5b8e24cdb8e360067dcff7414Confederate monuments removed or vandalized across the UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f46f7fa2047149ab8841af49a91afb0cThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:22:05 GMTConfederate monuments are being removed around the country under pressure from those who say they honor a regime that enslaved African-Americans. The pace has increased, however, in the wake of last weekend's deadly confrontation at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f46f7fa2047149ab8841af49a91afb0cReverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/948c754283bc4bfdb279b57cfb2045ebThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:59:21 GMTMORIYA, Japan (AP) — Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — 1,500 a minute, to be exact — on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/948c754283bc4bfdb279b57cfb2045ebTommy Hawkins, 1st black basketball star at Notre Dame, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b71a01dc626a49c9b66fc698f20cacc2Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:17:17 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He was 80.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b71a01dc626a49c9b66fc698f20cacc2Rookie T.J. Watt's emergence signals changing of the guardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a6980500e643b58999037762d237beWed, 16 Aug 2017 23:35:51 GMTLATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers first-round pick T.J. Watt will take all the preseason snaps he can get at right outside linebacker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a6980500e643b58999037762d237beScientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee0eac87389441eb8ffb69b4f054c890Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:56:34 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee0eac87389441eb8ffb69b4f054c890Chargers defense turning up the volume after slow starthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f85ff05672b54b8db5ef8470fa4791c4Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:01:05 GMTCOSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — After not having much to cheer about in their preseason opener, the Los Angeles Chargers defense was back at full volume Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f85ff05672b54b8db5ef8470fa4791c4Braden Thornberry beats No. 1 Niemann to open US Amateurhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78725633cf39416a8d68912c38202f8eThu, 17 Aug 2017 01:15:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — NCAA champion Braden Thornberry eliminated world No. 1-ranked Joaquin Niemann of Chile in the opening round of match play in the U.S. Amateur on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78725633cf39416a8d68912c38202f8eThe Latest: 2 pilots, 3 crew on missing Army helicopterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f942efba5ad426fbd1086fb269eaf1dThu, 17 Aug 2017 00:42:42 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the search for five crew members from a downed Army helicopter off Hawaii (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f942efba5ad426fbd1086fb269eaf1d