FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:59:38 -07:0051st edition film fest opens at Czech spa town, honors Dafoehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d4d12f2eec41fd81881a8cd8ded435Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:20:37 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — The western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off its annual international film festival with an award for U.S. actor Willem Dafoe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d4d12f2eec41fd81881a8cd8ded435AP source: Gingrich being vetted for Trump VPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41a4e9280556477cbb1f947609ff5598Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:22:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has begun formally vetting prospective vice presidential picks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41a4e9280556477cbb1f947609ff5598Army Corps to reduce lake flows fueling Florida algae bloomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f86b826171c4642b58bb543992e2135Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:44:58 GMTSTUART, Fla. (AP) — As a noxious algae bloom fouls beaches on Florida's Atlantic coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee that many blame for fueling the problem.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f86b826171c4642b58bb543992e2135'Active shooter' report at military base was false alarmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec735f4b544b4773bd23010df8e96746Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:23:59 GMTJOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — A report of an "active shooter" at a military base outside Washington where the presidential plane Air Force One is stationed turned out to be a false alarm, though it locked down the base for more than an hour.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec735f4b544b4773bd23010df8e96746Police: Madison officer fatally shoots man in home invasionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85dec0284368486a9f95be0558ec0be0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:56:07 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police say an officer fatally shot a man after he emerged from a lake, broke into a home and "aggressed" toward the officer with a pitchfork.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85dec0284368486a9f95be0558ec0be0Man accused in Jewish Center bomb plot faces new chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1a4a9bc8598489e9892a49c3676cef2Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:49:35 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man accused of trying to detonate a bomb at a synagogue and Jewish school during Passover observances is facing a new charge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1a4a9bc8598489e9892a49c3676cef2Austria: Court to rule on rerun of presidential electionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d14ab0cb1f742a7bf6c37af403994a4Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:43:38 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Austria's highest court is due to rule on whether presidential elections narrowly lost by a right-wing candidate must be repeated after his party claimed gross irregularities in the absentee vote count.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d14ab0cb1f742a7bf6c37af403994a4Taiwan misfires anti-ship missile, kills 1 fishermanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a421c45bbbe41e58f7071ba42524433Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:37:55 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's military said it mistakenly fired a supersonic anti-ship missile Friday that hit a fishing boat, killing one and injuring three people, on the day rival China was celebrating the Communist Party's anniversary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a421c45bbbe41e58f7071ba42524433Washington flummoxed over federal Confederate flag displayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2c80fc30f0d45df93a37bb73ca86884Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:13:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A year after South Carolina removed the Confederate flag from its capitol grounds, official Washington is struggling with further restrictions on the flag's display on federal property, including the U.S. Capitol complex.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2c80fc30f0d45df93a37bb73ca86884Judge blocks Mississippi law on objections to gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e2314031014997882e3a95bc39b831Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:46:22 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on religious objections to same-sex marriage moments before it was set to take effect Friday, ruling it unconstitutionally establishes preferred beliefs and creates unequal treatment for gay people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e2314031014997882e3a95bc39b831Spain: Pakistanis arrested for advocating terrorismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38062f389190416b9e69cbdc8bf06d11Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:49:10 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested three Pakistani men suspected of promoting terrorism and spreading Islamic extremist propaganda via social media networks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38062f389190416b9e69cbdc8bf06d11Studies testing kelp as local fix for acidifying seawaterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8488273729458e9fccf26df89228beFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:08:58 GMTHOOD CANAL, Wash. (AP) — Scientist Joth Davis unspooled 150 feet of line holding thousands of tiny spores of kelp into Hood Canal in Washington state, while Brian Allen dove underwater and affixed the line to a buoy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8488273729458e9fccf26df89228beElection, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0187fdd347b74573b934ce77b8868c54Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:58:48 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — After a year and a half of bickering and unbending demands, Illinois lawmakers were moved to compromise on a stopgap budget by a powerful force: a high-stakes November election and an already-disgusted voting public that one legislative leader described as on the verge of "revolt."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0187fdd347b74573b934ce77b8868c54Germany: verdict due in Cologne mayor stabbing trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99c931b3326d4e68953a78a629fb66dbFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:01:26 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German court is due to deliver its verdict in the trial of a man charged with attempted murder over a knife attack on Cologne's mayor the day before she was elected last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99c931b3326d4e68953a78a629fb66dbWalker tames Orioles in Mariners 5-3 victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e26cc12faf4ea0b83eadf69b95e733Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:50:30 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — For much of the season, the Seattle Mariners were not quite sure what to expect from Taijuan Walker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e26cc12faf4ea0b83eadf69b95e733Man killed by bear had plenty of backcountry experiencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb7364c71002451f8e3e1d50de6677b2Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:13:59 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the wild and vast forest that spreads from the shadows of the park's rugged peaks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb7364c71002451f8e3e1d50de6677b2Bumgarner pitches Giants to win and swings the bat, toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aa9d0a614924a7f8cb677525550e65bFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:38:55 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is all for his bat starting rallies that help the San Francisco Giants win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aa9d0a614924a7f8cb677525550e65bToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40436d9913354b8984c2e4a09acf7468Fri, 08 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40436d9913354b8984c2e4a09acf7468Myanmar decries demotion on US human trafficking blacklisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/225d81c07be942d0bdff2d7b421a4cc3Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:03:26 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar called sad and regrettable a move by the United States to place the country on a list of the world's worst human trafficking offenders, while rights groups welcomed it as long overdue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/225d81c07be942d0bdff2d7b421a4cc3Turkish official: Mastermind of Feb "terror attack" killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed20517f342642a08c8a1f51f6733006Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:32:01 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — As Turkey pressed ahead with an investigation into the triple suicide bombing at Istanbul's busiest airport bombing and track down suspects, its security forces killed the mastermind of an earlier suicide bombing, an official said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed20517f342642a08c8a1f51f6733006Media rights group tells Maldives not to pressure mediahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c35009d12e6a4f99ac8beff28dd58644Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:41:23 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An international rights group has urged the Maldives to stop pressuring critical media, expressing concern over the closure of an independent news website.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c35009d12e6a4f99ac8beff28dd58644Israel: Palestinian killed after attempting to stab officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ddd030471f48989f6605eeeb5e3057Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:54:50 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a Palestinian woman armed with a knife attempted to stab an officer in the West Bank who then opened fire and killed her.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ddd030471f48989f6605eeeb5e3057IAAF OKs Russian whistleblower's bid to compete at Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aad04d740c94174a3d6932d9fb1b308Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:58:25 GMTMONACO (AP) — Track and field's governing body has approved Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's bid to compete as a neutral athlete in the upcoming European championships and the Olympics at Rio de Janeiro.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aad04d740c94174a3d6932d9fb1b308Storm sweeps through Vegas, swamping roads, stranding peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26fe48da2d454e19bec03af3ec427342Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:33:16 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas was hit by flooding as heavy thunderstorms packing golf ball-sized hail, gusty winds and destructive lightning swept through the area, leaving at least one person hospitalized after she was plucked from a flooded wash, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26fe48da2d454e19bec03af3ec427342Istanbul airport attack victims mourned, honored, praisedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9d03ea6127e4337be12eef26d408902Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:17:25 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — An adoring father of his four "princesses." A weeping bride-to-be, bent over her fiance's coffin. Two women looking forward to a few days' vacation with their husbands and their infant children. Victims of Tuesday night's attack at Istanbul's main airport have left behind mourning friends and relatives who are now struggling to deal with their loss. Here are some of their stories:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9d03ea6127e4337be12eef26d408902Taiwan patrol boat accidently fires anti-ship missilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7775b291f9eb4e21a97336af7a92c2d5Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:36:42 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's navy on Friday mistakenly fired a supersonic anti-ship missile, although there were no injuries caused by the mishap, the official Central News Agency reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7775b291f9eb4e21a97336af7a92c2d5Heavy rains, landslides kill at least 9 in northern Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59e535c440d0494b92d85edb54151617Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:46:52 GMTLUCKNOW, India (AP) — Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least nine people by Friday and destroying dozens of homes, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59e535c440d0494b92d85edb54151617Putin to visit Finland amid regional tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54e9bec7d794bd88afd6d886ba581bcFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:54:12 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is slated to arrive in neighboring Finland for a one-day visit amid heightened tensions in the Baltic Sea region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54e9bec7d794bd88afd6d886ba581bcLast 3 Olympic basketball spots to be determined next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01e98853e1b4349a02c74211ea73a0fFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:52:53 GMTSerbia and France are good enough to win men's basketball medals at the Olympics. First, they have to get there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01e98853e1b4349a02c74211ea73a0fNow isolated, Britain joins France at WWI centenary eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b525c3d1fe64a24a761a98be47ebb79Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:25:40 GMTTHIEPVAL, France (AP) — One week after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron and royal family members will stand side-by-side with France's president to celebrate their historic alliance at the centenary of the deadliest battle of World War I.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b525c3d1fe64a24a761a98be47ebb79Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28513a0e679f4c0daffd3b878b636e4fFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:10:29 GMT"Our mission is to defend this country, and we don't want barriers unrelated to a person's qualification to serve preventing us from recruiting or retaining the soldier, sailor, airman, or Marine who can best accomplish the mission." — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, upon announcing that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28513a0e679f4c0daffd3b878b636e4fBookseller drops out of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ca1cd92bfe2416980270cdeb47286ceFri, 01 Jul 2016 09:46:16 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong bookseller who was to lead the southern Chinese city's annual pro-democracy protest march on Friday dropped out at the last minute, saying he felt "gravely threatened."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ca1cd92bfe2416980270cdeb47286ceWar cry: Trump opening acts raise eyebrows, pump up crowdshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8a26c0f4419469592fa615fd8688a3aFri, 01 Jul 2016 08:11:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative radio host and columnist Howie Carr, opening for Donald Trump at a presidential campaign rally in Maine, brought up Hillary Clinton and her potential running mate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8a26c0f4419469592fa615fd8688a3aXi urges Chinese Communist Party to embrace Marxist rootshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38653bb4a9d14617b12cf51419bc1fb0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:57:47 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the 88-million-strong Communist Party to embrace its Marxist roots on Friday as he delivered an emphatic call for ideological discipline and a vigorous defense of party rule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38653bb4a9d14617b12cf51419bc1fb0Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82ec892b9a94a979b5dae77f411336fFri, 01 Jul 2016 08:42:26 GMTDETROIT (AP) — It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82ec892b9a94a979b5dae77f411336fJustice Secretary Gove to spell out post-Brexit planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ec9588f8da04798a7c9b03e516fa328Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:33:42 GMTLONDON (AP) — Political healing after Britain's vote to leave the European Union seemed a distant prospect Friday, as Justice Secretary Michael Gove ramped up his Conservative leadership bid, and a senior colleague called for him to step aside.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ec9588f8da04798a7c9b03e516fa328Sunscreen doesn't work as well as it says: What to do?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ae8db14a774361a845def1f827b613Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:02:05 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool over the July Fourth weekend: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ae8db14a774361a845def1f827b613Hindu temple worker hacked to death in Bangladeshhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d47fca7fe0845959f6716b4df7b6b68Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:19:27 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Hindu temple worker was hacked to death in southwest Bangladesh early Friday in the latest attack blamed on radical Islamists, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d47fca7fe0845959f6716b4df7b6b68IAAF OKs Russian whistleblower's bid to compete at Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/545db1e51b9644c0b3162be68b0b6c24Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:45:20 GMTMONACO (AP) — The IAAF has approved Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's bid to compete as a neutral athlete in the European championships and the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/545db1e51b9644c0b3162be68b0b6c24IAAF approves Olympic eligibility for Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanovahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfcd1f754f0b4d18b5f7d32b9921900aFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:10:08 GMTMONACO (AP) — IAAF approves Olympic eligibility for Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfcd1f754f0b4d18b5f7d32b9921900aBomb blast kills woman, injures children in Bahrainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5876fb607f6b4877a939f2abd5a43171Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:40:55 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Bahrain say a woman has been killed in an explosion south of the capital, Manama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5876fb607f6b4877a939f2abd5a43171The Latest: Tesla crash a harbinger of industry fearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31c34f2c8c2c49879b04bf0bc93a1166Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:25:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology. (All times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31c34f2c8c2c49879b04bf0bc93a1166Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3002c089ff5c47eb9239ef715b494881Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:34:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A driver so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3002c089ff5c47eb9239ef715b494881OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2511f55e7f2b41a08cc482d3e9168d08Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:28:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after the Supreme Court sent his immigration policy into legal limbo, President Barack Obama huddled around a long conference table in the Roosevelt Room with disappointed activists. The president looked out at familiar faces, some teary. It had been a long and tough fight, Obama said, and he had taken some beatings — even from supporters who "whupped on me good."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2511f55e7f2b41a08cc482d3e9168d08After 16 years, man in 'Serial' murder case to get new trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de487553fbd8423d9cc0215fec8158bcFri, 01 Jul 2016 08:26:55 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — After spending 16 years in prison for the killing of his former high school girlfriend, a man at the center of popular podcast "Serial" has a chance at freedom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de487553fbd8423d9cc0215fec8158bcAP sources: Obama to reveal civilian deaths from droneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caa55acbd66d4b9ebc2017815f9e592aFri, 01 Jul 2016 08:15:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to disclose as early as Friday the number of civilians killed in U.S. military and CIA drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since he took office and will issue an executive order that makes protecting civilians a more integral part of planning U.S. military operations, according to activists and other individuals familiar with the report.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caa55acbd66d4b9ebc2017815f9e592aFederal judge blocks Mississippi religious objections lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e6419b080064a56a02aa06ca0e36686Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:06:53 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on religious objections to same-sex marriage moments before it was set to take effect Friday, ruling it unconstitutionally establishes preferred beliefs and creates unequal treatment for gay people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e6419b080064a56a02aa06ca0e36686Russian firefighting plane disappears in Siberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a3577f658e4331a11442ee7354feb8Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:38:02 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Emergencies Ministry says one of its firefighting planes with a crew of 10 is missing in Siberia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a3577f658e4331a11442ee7354feb8Asian shares up as low interest rates buoy investmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23aea3d687524371960b13554ba6381fFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:01:56 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Friday with investments buoyed by low interest rates and recoveries by world markets from losses caused by Britain's vote to leave the European Union a week ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23aea3d687524371960b13554ba6381fVietnam finds Taiwanese company responsible for fish deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8382ec7b183b4e758a1a57db7417c7b2Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:28:58 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's government said toxic discharges from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant were responsible for massive fish deaths that have decimated tourism and fishing in four provinces and highlighted the risks of rapid growth in foreign investment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8382ec7b183b4e758a1a57db7417c7b2