FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Oct 2016 06:29:57 -07:00Yale to admit more students, still won't be easy to get in, 22 Oct 2016 12:47:07 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University will be accepting more undergraduate students this year, but don't expect it to be any easier to get in. EU lawmaker intervenes to try to save Canada trade pact, 22 Oct 2016 10:21:38 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian region of Wallonia affirmed Saturday it still stands in the way of a trade deal between the 28-nation European Union and Canada, but its leader and a top EU lawmaker were cautiously optimistic that the standoff could be resolved within days. campaign ponders 'what if' Trump doesn't concede, 22 Oct 2016 07:36:31 GMTWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office. didn't learn its lesson after Ray Rice incident, 22 Oct 2016 07:26:33 GMTAfter mishandling Ray Rice's domestic violence incident two years ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said "I got it wrong" and vowed "the same mistakes can never be repeated." to debut in WTA Finals, 22 Oct 2016 08:01:37 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — Madison Keys is the first American outside of Serena and Venus Williams to earn a berth at the year-end WTA Finals in more than a decade. IT MATTERS: Social Security, 22 Oct 2016 08:16:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: More than 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children rely on monthly Social Security benefits. That's nearly one in five Americans. The trustees who oversee Social Security say the program has enough money to pay full benefits until 2034. But at that point, Social Security will collect only enough taxes to pay 79 percent of benefits. Unless Congress acts, millions of people on fixed incomes would get an automatic 21 percent cut in benefits. braces for racially charged police shooting trial, 22 Oct 2016 13:03:48 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Under tight courthouse security and close monitoring by local officials concerned about keeping the peace, jury selection begins Tuesday for the murder trial of a white university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop. Latest: Turkey troops, rebels battle Kurdish-led militia, 22 Oct 2016 12:47:55 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): busts sex trafficking ring based on victim hotline tip, 22 Oct 2016 12:51:48 GMTMADRID (AP) — Police in Spain say they have arrested 21 people and freed four women while breaking up an alleged human trafficking ring. of women's soccer growing, FIFA chief says in Jordan, 22 Oct 2016 10:30:59 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The U-17 Women's World Cup hosted by Jordan shows that the sport "is not only confined to some parts of the world," FIFA's president said after watching North Korea win the title in a 5-4 penalty shootout against Japan. campaign receives envelope with suspicious powder, 22 Oct 2016 07:24:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York say they're investigating an envelope containing a white powdery substance that was sent to Hillary Clinton's campaign, forcing an office to be evacuated. chief in Iraq to see commanders, assess Mosul fight, 22 Oct 2016 11:56:30 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq on Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess the progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants. launches phone app to monitor New Delhi's pollution, 22 Oct 2016 12:49:03 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India's capital, laboring under the label of being the world's most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air. leader resists US push for Turkish role in Mosul fight, 22 Oct 2016 13:00:31 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's push for Iraq to let Turkey play a role in the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group encountered stiff resistance Saturday from Iraq's prime's minister, who said his country's forces will oust the militants from the northern city. Korda shoots 66, catches Minjee Lee in Blue Bay LPGA, 22 Oct 2016 10:21:18 GMTHAINAN, China (AP) — Jessica Korda caught Minjee Lee on Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA. Ariya Jutanugarn made up even more ground to move into contention for her sixth victory of the season. academy member calls Bob Dylan's silence 'arrogant', 22 Oct 2016 12:25:40 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the U.S. singer-songwriter's silence since receiving the honor is "impolite and arrogant." sing special royal anthem version to honor late king, 22 Oct 2016 08:51:21 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — A massive crowd gathered in central Bangkok on Saturday to sing a special version of Thailand's royal anthem in honor of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died this month. 8 preview: A&M vs. 'Bama; Helfrich under pressure, 22 Oct 2016 07:25:20 GMTAs the college football season makes the turn into the back half of the season, we're due for a startling upset. say senior Egyptian army officer gunned down, 22 Oct 2016 11:31:26 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say gunmen have killed a senior army officer in the capital, Cairo. campaign: No health issues after mailed powder found, 22 Oct 2016 12:11:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Hillary Clinton campaign says four people have been examined by medical personnel after a white powdery substance arrived at a New York campaign office and they have reported no health issues. Latest: IS attacks convoy near Mosul, 22 Oct 2016 10:37:26 GMTKIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): war, grateful Bosnians rally for Hillary Clinton, 22 Oct 2016 13:09:45 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Residents of Sarajevo are expressing their support for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming U.S. presidential election based in part on the role her husband's administration had in ending Bosnia's devastating war during the 1990s. leads by 4 shots as Thomas struggles at CIMB Classic, 22 Oct 2016 09:10:22 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Defending champion Justin Thomas endured a terrible start to the third round of the CIMB Classic after the American faltered with three bogeys and a double bogey to finish with a 1-under 71 Saturday. IT MATTERS: LGBT, 22 Oct 2016 08:05:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — THE ISSUE: Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but there are other battlegrounds related to civil rights and nondiscrimination protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. Two polarizing questions: What sort of access should transgender people have to public bathrooms? And are the advances for LGBT rights infringing on the religious freedom of some Americans? to admit more students; still won't be easy to get in, 22 Oct 2016 12:56:01 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University will be accepting more undergraduate students this year, but don't expect it to be any easier to get in. show Clinton campaign weighing Keystone XL decision, 22 Oct 2016 07:24:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails show Hillary Clinton's campaign wrestled with how to announce her opposition to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline without losing the support of labor unions that supported to project. militants gun down Egyptian army officer, 22 Oct 2016 12:00:46 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants on Saturday gunned down a senior Egyptian army officer near his home in an eastern Cairo suburb, according to two security officials. IT MATTERS: Guns, 22 Oct 2016 07:58:05 GMTATLANTA (AP) — THE ISSUE: The right to bear arms is fundamental to the U.S., carved into the Constitution and seemingly embedded in the national DNA. But after a seemingly endless stretch of violence, Americans are confronting how far those rights extend, propelling gun issues to the forefront of this year's elections. Latest: Snipers kill 2nd journalist in Iraq in 2 days, 22 Oct 2016 12:25:11 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): Taliban brief Pakistan about talks with Kabul, 22 Oct 2016 07:33:39 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Three senior Taliban members traveled to Pakistan this week and held a series of meetings with Pakistani officials in Islamabad, mainly to brief them about the recent talks held in Qatar between the Taliban and Kabul, a senior Taliban official, an Afghan diplomat and a Pakistani official said Saturday. IT MATTERS: Infrastructure, 22 Oct 2016 08:09:06 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — THE ISSUE: The U.S. interstate highway system, celebrating its 60th birthday this year, is showing its age. Many roads and bridges are in need of repair or expansion. Similar problems exist for public drinking and wastewater systems, dams and levees, airports, railroads and mass transit systems. Politicians generally agree the nation's infrastructure is in need of improvement. Deciding how to pay for it and which projects should take priority is more difficult. pushes into town near Mosul after IS assault on Kirkuk, 22 Oct 2016 13:02:04 GMTBARTELLA, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed into a town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul on Saturday after a wave of militant attacks in and around the northern city of Kirkuk set off more than 24 hours of heavy clashes, with ongoing skirmishes in some areas. Korda shoot 66, catches Minjee Lee in Blue Bay LPGA, 22 Oct 2016 09:26:29 GMTHAINAN, China (AP) — Jessica Korda made up seven strokes on Minjee Lee on Saturday for a share of the Blue Bay LPGA lead. Ariya Jutanugarn made up even more ground to get into the final group Sunday at Jian Lake. retains Kremlin Cup title for WTA Finals spot, 22 Oct 2016 12:39:16 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Svetlana Kuznetsova secured the last spot at the WTA Finals in Singapore after defeating Daria Gavrilova of Australia 6-2, 6-1 Saturday to retain her Kremlin Cup title. singer at Heat-76ers game kneels during performance, 22 Oct 2016 11:47:44 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A woman performing the national anthem prior to an NBA preseason game in Miami did so while kneeling at midcourt. Dems seek House wins, Fla. lawmaker walks Trump tightrope, 22 Oct 2016 13:16:26 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Clasping the $4,000 check that Orlando area real estate agents handed him, Rep. John Mica stood in the F&D Cantina restaurant and described his pathway to a 13th term in Congress. Barkley has something to say about race in America, 22 Oct 2016 07:23:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Charles Barkley calls it friendly fire. Aleppo, jewel of Syrian rebellion faces possible collapse, 22 Oct 2016 11:40:35 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Aleppo that Ibrahim al-Haj's son Laith was born into 10 months ago is now being destroyed. demands for Assad's departure "thoughtless", 22 Oct 2016 11:43:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The entire territory of Syria must be "liberated," Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said in remarks televised Saturday, dismissing demands for Syrian President Bashar Assad's departure as "thoughtless." THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues, 22 Oct 2016 08:31:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues: cat patrol: Feral felines deployed in NYC war on rats, 22 Oct 2016 12:37:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Multitudes of feral cats roam New York City's concrete jungle, and some now have a practical purpose: They're helping curb the city's rat population. Latest: US: Fire at Iraq sulfur plant a hazard, 22 Oct 2016 09:45:45 GMTKIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): tests GOP's commanding House advantage, 22 Oct 2016 13:18:26 GMTRepublicans hold a commanding House advantage with their biggest majority since 1931. Democrats are expected to cut into that edge next month, and with Donald Trump's declining presidential fortunes are hoping to capture House control. They'd need to pick up 30 seats, a gain they've achieved only once since the mid-1970s. Latest: Trump set to lay out his first 100 days agenda, 22 Oct 2016 13:11:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EDT): PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week, 22 Oct 2016 08:06:23 GMTHighlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. Powder mailed to Clinton campaign not harmful, 22 Oct 2016 08:18:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York say preliminary tests on a white powdery substance found in an envelope sent to Hillary Clinton's campaign show that it was not harmful. IT MATTERS: Student Debt, 22 Oct 2016 07:50:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: More Americans are getting buried by student debt — causing delays in home ownership, limiting how much people can save and leaving taxpayers at risk as many loans go unpaid. The statistics look daunting. Latest: Iraqi army says town near Mosul taken from IS, 22 Oct 2016 08:19:34 GMTKIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): IT MATTERS: Voting Rights, 22 Oct 2016 08:01:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Who should be able to vote and how easy should it be? It's a question that goes to the core of democracy. IT MATTERS: Islamic State, 22 Oct 2016 07:31:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: The Islamic State group seized swaths of land in Iraq and expanded its territory in Syria in a dramatic blitz in 2014, taking advantage of unrest in both countries. The militant group slaughtered civilians in its march to try to establish a radical caliphate, and has spawned a string of deadly attacks across Europe, the Middle East and the United States.