FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Aug 2015 09:50:38 -07:00Helmet heist doesn't stop Ohio team from taking the field, 29 Aug 2015 16:11:30 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The high school football season has kicked off around Ohio. But for one team in Columbus, just getting on the field for its season opener proved to be quite a feat. nixes assembly ban in German town hit by violence, 29 Aug 2015 15:26:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court on Saturday overturned a weekend ban on assemblies in an eastern town where anti-foreigner violence a week ago shook the country. dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean, 29 Aug 2015 16:30:21 GMTHAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said. rescued by helicopter in New Hampshire, 29 Aug 2015 15:05:19 GMTFRANCONIA, N.H. (AP) — A hiker who reported having a medical emergency has been rescued by helicopter from New Hampshire's White Mountains. awaiting transfer to mental health facility dies, 29 Aug 2015 16:47:50 GMTPORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A jail official in Portsmouth says a man awaiting transfer to a state mental health facility for months was found dead in his cell. teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles, 29 Aug 2015 15:04:10 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California's professional sports teams. sometimes turn on the citizen with a smartphone video, 29 Aug 2015 15:45:38 GMTHAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Smartphones are making it easier than ever for people to record police encounters with the public, providing evidence of beatings and shootings that wouldn't have existed otherwise. investigates after international flight diverted, 29 Aug 2015 16:48:19 GMTDENVER (AP) — The FBI is investigating after a disturbance on board an international flight to Germany forced the pilot to make an emergency landing at Denver International Airport. discuss possible new Ukraine summit, France says, 29 Aug 2015 15:34:15 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The leaders of France, Germany and Russia have spoken by phone and are exploring the possibility of a summit with Ukraine's president about the conflict in the country's east. of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand Najib resign, 29 Aug 2015 16:03:25 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns defiantly held a major rally in the capital Saturday to demand the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak. Latest: Thousands march in Lebanon for government reform, 29 Aug 2015 15:49:45 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis (all times local): migrant found suffocated in boat off Greek island, 29 Aug 2015 16:34:27 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old migrant has been found suffocated on a yacht that carried 59 others to a Greek island. Latest on Houston deputy: Memorial pops up at gas pump, 29 Aug 2015 15:19:23 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — 10:20 a.m. thousands of fish dead near Olympic Park in Brazil, 29 Aug 2015 16:15:59 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian environmentalist and biologist Mario Moscatelli says sewage has killed at least a ton of fish in a lagoon next to the Olympic Park that will host many Rio 2016 events. Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling', 29 Aug 2015 16:35:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling." jets join US-led coalition in airstrikes against IS, 29 Aug 2015 15:23:14 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkey announced on Saturday. court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths, 29 Aug 2015 16:29:39 GMTKECSKEMET, Hungary (AP) — Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court. drives down property values on Lake Champlain, 29 Aug 2015 16:03:18 GMTGEORGIA, Vt. (AP) — The two cottages on the shore of Lake Champlain will someday be passed down to her children but Enid Letourneau worries the algae that turns the shoreline pea-soup green each August means they won't amount to much of an inheritance. Latest: Wreaths laid to remember Katrina victims, 29 Aug 2015 15:00:10 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local): Heart attack killed ex-envoy charged with sex abuse, 29 Aug 2015 15:44:14 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — The former papal envoy to the Dominican Republic, who went on trial at the Holy See this summer for alleged sexual abuse of minors, died of a heart attack, according to initial autopsy results, the Vatican said Saturday. of Lebanese protesters gather in Beirut, 29 Aug 2015 15:04:06 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of people began gathering Saturday amid tight security in downtown Beirut, ahead of a major rally to protest government corruption and the country's dysfunctional political system. executes 10 Boko Haram members 1 day after verdict, 29 Aug 2015 16:46:04 GMTN'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chad executed by firing squad 10 members of Boko Haram on Saturday, the security minister said, marking the first use of the death penalty since the country bolstered its anti-terror measures last month. Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike, 29 Aug 2015 16:33:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have been keeping inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade. army kills 14 suspected militants near Afghanistan, 29 Aug 2015 16:35:19 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani military says its latest airstrikes in a troubled tribal region near Afghanistan have killed 14 suspected militants. denounces Latvian ban on news agency, 29 Aug 2015 16:08:57 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Latvia has refused permission to a Russian state news agency to open a bureau in the country — a case that Moscow says is open discrimination. ambushed, fatally shot at gas station near Houston, 29 Aug 2015 15:52:00 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The search for the suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was shot several times while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station continued Saturday, authorities said. hemp farmer says startup going slow, 29 Aug 2015 16:38:21 GMTGRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — One of Oregon's first hemp farmers says a lack of seed is making it tough to get going. Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worried, 29 Aug 2015 16:30:09 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated Saturday, but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully. European countries to increase checks on trains, 29 Aug 2015 16:27:31 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's interior minister says European countries will increase ID checks and baggage checks on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris., election work elevated Jimmy Carter post-presidency, 29 Aug 2015 15:11:41 GMTATLANTA (AP) — To Azaratu Zakaria, Jimmy Carter's battle against the Guinea worm is represented by a scar. perfect yet again at worlds; Eaton sets world record, 29 Aug 2015 15:23:57 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Usain Bolt is perfect yet again. awarded pole after rain cancels Xfinity qualifying, 29 Aug 2015 16:49:20 GMTELHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America has been cancelled due to wet track conditions. Pieters takes lead at Czech Masters after 3rd round, 29 Aug 2015 16:08:25 GMTVYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Thomas Pieters of Belgium shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday despite being penalized for hitting the wrong ball, taking a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Czech Masters. Latest on Houston deputy: Authorities searching a home, 29 Aug 2015 15:46:20 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — 10:45 a.m. recalls truck, RV tires prone to rupturing, 29 Aug 2015 15:55:23 GMTMichelin is recalling around 104,000 BF Goodrich tires used for light trucks and recreational vehicles because the sidewalls can rupture under severe use conditions. of Lebanese protesters pour into Beirut square, 29 Aug 2015 15:47:29 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of people poured into a major square in downtown Beirut Saturday amid tight security, in the largest of the demonstrations that began last week over garbage piling up in the streets of Beirut following the closure of a main landfill. arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case, 29 Aug 2015 15:16:49 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago. 7 die in Nigeria air force plane crash, 29 Aug 2015 15:44:06 GMTKADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian air force says one of its aircraft has crashed into a residential house in Kaduna state killing all four crew and three passengers. European countries to increase ID and baggage checks on trains after thwarted attack, 29 Aug 2015 16:20:13 GMTPARIS (AP) — France: European countries to increase ID and baggage checks on trains after thwarted attack. girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group, 29 Aug 2015 16:49:08 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to Swaziland's most famous traditional festival, a rights group said on Saturday. taking video of police see themselves facing arrest, 29 Aug 2015 15:48:02 GMTHAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Thomas Demint's voice is heard only briefly on the eight-minute video he took of police officers arresting two of his friends, and body-slamming their mother. "I'm videotaping this, sir," he tells an officer. "I'm just videotaping this."' with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP, 29 Aug 2015 15:41:07 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison, 29 Aug 2015 16:08:48 GMTCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by diplomats, press freedom advocates and human rights organizations. migrant disaster death toll rises to 117, 29 Aug 2015 15:54:34 GMTTRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Rescue workers have recovered 12 more bodies off the Libyan coast, raising the death toll from the latest disaster for migrants trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean to 117, Libyan authorities said on Saturday. president opposes parliament vote on nuclear deal, 29 Aug 2015 16:12:46 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Hassan Rouhani has opposed a parliamentary vote on the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, saying terms of the agreement will turn into legal obligation if it is passed by the house. Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time, 29 Aug 2015 15:32:11 GMTThe on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station's signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours of horror, delivered in electronic bursts. across Gulf remember Katrina's might, recovery, 29 Aug 2015 16:08:14 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells, residents in Mississippi and Louisiana gathered Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina slammed into their states — causing deadly and costly havoc. Latest: Lebanese group threaten to escalate protests, 29 Aug 2015 16:26:22 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis (all times local): rethinks train security after Americans thwart attack, 29 Aug 2015 16:49:05 GMTPARIS (AP) — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France's interior minister said Saturday. lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI lives, 29 Aug 2015 15:04:34 GMTBASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the United States, politicians and a military honor guard.