FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Jul 2015 08:55:56 -07:00US stocks edge higher in early trading; China shares rebound, 29 Jul 2015 15:28:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted solid gains in late-morning trading Wednesday, as Chinese shares rebounded and traders wait to hear from the Federal Reserve. Strong results from companies like Gilead Sciences also helped push shares higher. gets more than 1 million comments on currency redesign, 29 Jul 2015 15:39:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Wednesday he's gotten more than a million responses to his request for comments on how U.S. currency should be redesigned and recommendations for what woman should become the first female on U.S. paper money in more than a century. Holmes: Buy a home using intelligence, not illusion, 29 Jul 2015 15:34:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems. government suggests employees start pedaling, 29 Jul 2015 15:05:02 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government is recommending its staff try cycling in an effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and save money on gas. R. White, former Tuskegee Airman, dies at 88, 29 Jul 2015 15:30:04 GMTSMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) — William R. White, a former member of the famed squadron of African-American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 88. intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead, 29 Jul 2015 15:48:52 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years. House, Sam Kass to be food analyst for NBC News, 29 Jul 2015 15:41:19 GMTBOSTON (AP) — After six years of helping the Obama administration determine the nation's food policy, former White House chef and food policy adviser Sam Kass will now report on it. linked to illegal lion hunt appear in court, 29 Jul 2015 14:31:09 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil were in court on Wednesday as anger at the kill by an American dentist escalated. senators seek briefing on US human trafficking report, 29 Jul 2015 15:10:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Foreign Relations Committee leaders are questioning the State Department's decision to take Malaysia and Cuba off a U.S. blacklist of countries that have failed to combat modern-day slavery. Latest: Belichick says Brady suspension won't alter camp, 29 Jul 2015 14:55:53 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Here is the latest surrounding the suspension of star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for using deflated footballs (all times local): & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50, 29 Jul 2015 15:37:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance. California wildfire contained after jumping line, 29 Jul 2015 14:50:11 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire east of California's Napa Valley has now charred more than 11 square miles after it jumped a containment line in rugged, steeped terrain that was baking in triple digit temperatures. says too soon for new Syrian peace conference, 29 Jul 2015 15:34:23 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. point man on Syria says it's too soon for another peace conference in Geneva and is inviting Syrians to hold intensive talks on key issues including a political transition and fighting terrorism. man found guilty of attempt to buy deadly ricin online, 29 Jul 2015 15:44:50 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British software programmer has been convicted of trying to obtain a chemical weapon after he attempted to buy enough ricin over the Internet to kill hundreds of people. Angeles leaders outlaw high-capacity gun magazines, 29 Jul 2015 15:01:56 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban the possession of high-capacity gun magazines following deadly mass shootings nationwide., Senate move toward short-term highway bill, 29 Jul 2015 15:29:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states while lawmakers seek the right mix of policy and revenue to achieve a long-term transportation deal.'s Lagarde: World economy fragile, faces downside risks, 29 Jul 2015 15:11:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the world economy is recovering but fragile and "faces some downside risks." dropped against Chinese woman in trade secrets case, 29 Jul 2015 14:32:19 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has dismissed charges against the wife of a Chinese billionaire accused of taking part in a scheme to steal trade secrets from U.S. corn companies. says he petted zoo cougars after calling 'Here, kitty', 29 Jul 2015 15:32:27 GMTDELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who jumped a fence to pet cougars at the Columbus zoo and posted video of it on YouTube says he jokingly said "Here, kitty," and moved closer when the animals seemed to respond. is better in 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, 29 Jul 2015 14:32:58 GMTBigger is better this year in Chevrolet's largest sport utility vehicle, the Suburban. Movie Theater Shooting-Car story, 29 Jul 2015 15:30:57 GMTLAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — In a story July 28 about the Louisiana movie theater shooting, The Associated Press misspelled the gunman's middle name. His name is John Russell Houser, not Russel. Pacific airliner makes emergency landing in Aleutians, 29 Jul 2015 15:47:57 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport has diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft. boss' son pleads not guilty in plot to aid IS group, 29 Jul 2015 15:37:37 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Boston police captain's son accused of plotting an attack in support of the Islamic State group has pleaded not guilty to weapons and assault charges. attempts to allay GOP concerns of Iran pact side deal, 29 Jul 2015 15:40:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry attempted on Wednesday to allay the concerns of Republican senators who complained they are being asked to vote on the Iran nuclear deal without being privy to verification documents being separately negotiated by international nuclear inspectors. Latest: Video of Ohio traffic-stop shooting to go public, 29 Jul 2015 15:48:18 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local): attacks kill at least 12 Iraqi troops near Ramadi, 29 Jul 2015 14:48:35 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Back-to-back suicide attacks targeting Iraqi security forces near the Islamic State-held city of Ramadi on Wednesday killed at least 12 troops, officials said, as the government pressed on with efforts to reclaim territory under the extremists' control. sheet: 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, 29 Jul 2015 14:33:37 GMT2015 Chevrolet Suburban 4WD LTZ US Rep. Fattah indicted in racketeering case, 29 Jul 2015 15:46:47 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia congressman was indicted Wednesday in a racketeering case stemming from the alleged misappropriation of hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal, charitable and campaign funds after his failed 2007 run for mayor. Israeli drone attack kills 3 in southern Syria, 29 Jul 2015 15:14:43 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — An Israeli drone attack in southern Syria on Wednesday killed at least three pro-government gunmen, an activist group and a Lebanese TV station reported. pending home sales slip in June, 29 Jul 2015 14:34:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales growth. vows to fight on; Kraft says he regrets not doing so, 29 Jul 2015 15:40:42 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension Wednesday, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to "believe and unequivocally support" the three-time Super Bowl MVP. theater shooter's dad saw wide-eyed smirk before, 29 Jul 2015 15:36:10 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes came home on winter break from graduate school looking haggard and making odd facial expressions, but his father didn't suspect at the time that he was descending into mental illness. source: Coast Guard suspending search for 2 teenage boaters missing off Florida, 29 Jul 2015 15:37:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Coast Guard suspending search for 2 teenage boaters missing off Florida. Stewart, Idris Elba in Venice Film Festival lineup, 29 Jul 2015 14:31:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, Idris Elba at war and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson, as well as potentially awards-worthy performances from Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp and Jake Gyllenhaal.'s richest businessman, Jan Kulczyk, dies at 65, 29 Jul 2015 14:54:18 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jan Kulczyk, Poland's richest man and the founder and president of investment empire Kulczyk Holding, who made his fortune during Poland's economic transformations, has died from complications following surgery, the company said Wednesday. He was 65.'Go Set a Watchman' sales drop, but it's still top seller, 29 Jul 2015 14:54:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sales dropped sharply for Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" in its second week of publication. But it remained the best-selling book in the country for the week ending July 26, according to Nielsen BookScan. Latest: Father of Colorado theater shooter back on stand, 29 Jul 2015 15:10:36 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): Western New York man attempted to support IS group, 29 Jul 2015 15:15:22 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in western New York say they've arrested a 44-year-old man on a charge of attempting to support the Islamic State group. move against Boehner a sign of discontent, 29 Jul 2015 14:37:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP.'s hot summer: corruption, breakdowns run city to ground, 29 Jul 2015 15:30:51 GMTROME (AP) — Pope Francis has declared a Jubilee Year for Rome, and the first of as many as 30 million people may start pouring into Rome. Q2 earns slip on restructuring, troubled markets, 29 Jul 2015 14:43:39 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen saw profits slip in the second quarter despite taking the global lead in sales over Toyota and GM. Airways flight diverted to Canada after bomb threat, 29 Jul 2015 14:42:42 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A Canadian police official says that a British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London has been diverted to Montreal after a bomb threat. conference scheduled over fatal traffic-stop shooting, 29 Jul 2015 14:59:19 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor plans to discuss developments in the investigation of the fatal shooting of a motorist pulled over by a University of Cincinnati police officer for having a missing front license plate. the Internet listen to your private conversations?, 29 Jul 2015 14:46:14 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm. TV show unveils life as a trainer of animal actors, 29 Jul 2015 14:46:10 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — For years, Bill Berloni has taught his dogs to play make believe. Now, he's making it real. Hampshire baby receives lifetime hunting-fishing license, 29 Jul 2015 15:02:10 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A 6-month-old New Hampshire boy has become the first child to get a newborn hunting and fishing license in the state. Latest: Kraft says Pats provided Belichick's cell to NFL, 29 Jul 2015 15:42:35 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Here is the latest surrounding the suspension of star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for using underinflated footballs (all times local): snow turns Wyoming mountains into winter wonderland, 29 Jul 2015 15:36:41 GMTTETON VILLAGE, Wyo. (AP) — The middle of summer looked like the middle of winter in the mountains of western Wyoming. president visits Cameroon to discuss militant threat, 29 Jul 2015 15:25:33 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The president of Nigeria made his first official state visit to neighboring Cameroon on Wednesday, as the two former enemies struggle to contain the mutual threat posed by Islamic militants carrying out suicide bombings across the region. NewsAlert, 29 Jul 2015 15:29:02 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania US Rep. Fattah indicted in racketeering case; accused of misappropriating funds.