FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:46:27 -07:00Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccc559a092634fc8a619ced067a4c62bFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:35:22 GMTCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccc559a092634fc8a619ced067a4c62bSpain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8bcb4b0ec44d808dde3162ed6ed0ecFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:53:41 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year's European Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8bcb4b0ec44d808dde3162ed6ed0ecUN envoy says Libya talks must end in 2 weekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a7b922321564555ac833f03861cf811Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:21:44 GMTSKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) — Talks to form a national unity government in Libya moved forward Friday without one of the main negotiating partners as the U.N. envoy said an agreement must be reached in the next two weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a7b922321564555ac833f03861cf811Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ec55d6f56634c0ebb90b2aab48a25ddFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:38:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ec55d6f56634c0ebb90b2aab48a25ddUS consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f62cde7160cf4e8e9e2b4a7d061e53e6Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:15:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f62cde7160cf4e8e9e2b4a7d061e53e6It's a boy! National Zoo's surviving newborn panda is malehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76afb4d8dc9b45af899cae03e6bbb6bcFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:45:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo's panda parents, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, have another son.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76afb4d8dc9b45af899cae03e6bbb6bcImage of Asia: Ashton Eaton races to wide lead in decathlonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a60d4390eca453996851d2e8601aee6Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:41:07 GMTIn this photo by David J. Phillip, decathlete Ashton Eaton celebrates winning the decathlon's 400-meter race at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. He set a world record, running the distance in 45.00 seconds, and extended his lead through five events. The defending world champion has 4,703 points after the event's first day, a lead of 173 over Damian Warner of Canada. Eaton set the world record of 9,039 points at the U.S. Olympic trials for the 2012 London Games, where he won gold. The decathlon concludes Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a60d4390eca453996851d2e8601aee6200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a8728fa41c04a0c8840836c6df5257fFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:46:53 GMTZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a8728fa41c04a0c8840836c6df5257fThe Latest: Officials say both journalists were shot in headhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b3cced4d5744750a4ef0e9e50331744Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:59:55 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b3cced4d5744750a4ef0e9e50331744British journalists detained in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be323dc8a4c946639a2ee582681ca726Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:11:27 GMTDIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Officials and media reports say two British journalists have been detained in Turkey's largest, mainly-Kurdish city, along with their translator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be323dc8a4c946639a2ee582681ca726Schippers wins 200; Eaton leads decathlon at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a44b80986449b7a28cf3e3e2ba5355Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:17:26 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Dafne Schippers completed an incredible switch from heptathlete to sprinter by winning the 200-meter world title Friday, denying Jamaica its fourth gold medal in the two fastest races on the track.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a44b80986449b7a28cf3e3e2ba5355Europe's migrant crisis brings tragedy by land and seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7064cee3561c43a29999ecf0e471c831Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:44:51 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Rescue workers counted dozens of victims Friday from the increasingly desperate tide of humanity sweeping into Europe fleeing war, oppression and poverty. Austrian police said 71 people likely suffocated in an airless truck and authorities estimated 200 people drowned off the Libyan coast when two overloaded boats bound for Europe capsized.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7064cee3561c43a29999ecf0e471c831GOP's Walker promises to aggressively confront terrorismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b970ad58daa14da79f1597b9d00f5066Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:04 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b970ad58daa14da79f1597b9d00f5066Only bronze for US in 2 hurdles finals; Schippers wins 200http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6860b7feb67e4769a9d8ccabd4a2ea59Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:15:55 GMTBEIJING (AP) — On a night when the United States was looking for five medals in the two sprint hurdle races at the world championships, only Aries Merritt delivered — a bronze for the kidney patient that should feel like gold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6860b7feb67e4769a9d8ccabd4a2ea59German sailor gets sick after Rio regattahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8efcdfddfe745bea47138deee5f95bdFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:37:49 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German sailor has fallen ill and is getting daily hospital treatment for several infections after competing in polluted water at a test event for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8efcdfddfe745bea47138deee5f95bdMihajlovic already growing tired of questions on Balotellihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0874c8df88d4ea2a31448295d770cf8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:19:41 GMTMILAN (AP) — One day after Mario Balotelli's loan back to AC Milan began, Rossoneri coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is already growing tired of questions about the maverick striker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0874c8df88d4ea2a31448295d770cf8The Latest: Former president Bush arrives in New Orleanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b246516066d6433fa897e717e00ce182Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:28:16 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b246516066d6433fa897e717e00ce182Attack draws new scrutiny to railways linking open Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08716ec5ddb4417e839bf32c52feee46Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:12:20 GMTPARIS (AP) — Europe's rail system is at the heart of its open borders, a way for passengers to travel on some of the world's fastest and most sophisticated mass transit with no need for passports or even ID.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08716ec5ddb4417e839bf32c52feee46Lawyers say Oklahoma inmate is insane, try to halt executionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4962f8bf9bd14ff1b80b34a544c245caFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:10:26 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 has become insane while in prison, and his upcoming execution should be halted, the man's attorneys argue in a new court case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4962f8bf9bd14ff1b80b34a544c245caThe Latest: Danielle Williams wins 100 hurdles at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2411485af684c7a968aecea4d561581Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:44:09 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2411485af684c7a968aecea4d561581Jurors resume deliberations in prep school rape casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c39e288f5061446fa8a083c49f482884Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:26:08 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberating in the case of a former New Hampshire prep school student charged with raping a freshman last year as part of a tradition of sexual conquest days before he graduated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c39e288f5061446fa8a083c49f482884Indian and Pakistani border guards trade gunfire, 9 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41c0dc5edef347cfade63ca5be0f4a01Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:14:24 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire in the divided region of Kashmir, leaving nine civilians dead and another 63 wounded, authorities said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41c0dc5edef347cfade63ca5be0f4a01Indian army kills 5 Naga rebels in remote northeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ae5c5276e6d47ea867eb28f0594d223Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:52:10 GMTGAUHATI, India (AP) — India's army on Friday killed five insurgents from a Naga rebel group that months earlier attacked the military in the country's remote northeastern region bordering Myanmar, an official said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ae5c5276e6d47ea867eb28f0594d223Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3beb55e829541ee9c0174c1e8ba016dFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:07:17 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3beb55e829541ee9c0174c1e8ba016dState of emergency declared in Florida; tropical storm nearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcff01e17bd8439fafdc4b906726e0cbFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:04:45 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday that Tropical Storm Erika poses a "severe threat to the entire state" and declared a state of emergency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcff01e17bd8439fafdc4b906726e0cbThe Latest on TV shooting: Shopping center opens againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2382d1b7c56488fa42b14282205d4c8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:35:19 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2382d1b7c56488fa42b14282205d4c8Oily spill closes popular beach at New York's Lake Georgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff5bf5f357344fd992cc21fd3a53185Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:58:41 GMTLAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — A popular beach at New York's Lake George is closed after an oily substance was spilled into the water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff5bf5f357344fd992cc21fd3a53185Teen gets more than 11 years for helping Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46a17daf110048a5abd924f3c11a444bFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:01:59 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia teenager has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and providing other aid to the militant group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46a17daf110048a5abd924f3c11a444bState officials: Both slain journalists shot in head; cause of death listed as homicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b3e5eb799c24706b05bccc5f96de365Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:59:24 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — State officials: Both slain journalists shot in head; cause of death listed as homicide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b3e5eb799c24706b05bccc5f96de365US stocks edge lower early after sharp two-day surgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fb1f07a7ebc49acb700bdb167173999Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:12:27 GMTU.S. stocks drifted edged lower in early trading Friday, coming off two days of strong gains as the market closes out a wild week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fb1f07a7ebc49acb700bdb167173999The Latest: Syrians on the move seek better life in Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/204f60793f414be8a92b949bc1453585Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:38:04 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/204f60793f414be8a92b949bc1453585Greece's caretaker cabinet sworn in ahead of early votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc674c3db654adfa7832cdaaaa6dd2bFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:04:46 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new caretaker government, led by the nation's first female prime minister, was sworn in Friday and headed straight into a cabinet meeting as the country faces an election next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc674c3db654adfa7832cdaaaa6dd2bLebanon interior minister calls for restraint in protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655f5a8f31c8413da341967678c5992cFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:37:02 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Security forces have orders to show restraint at a planned mass protest against Lebanon's government this weekend, but will not tolerate attempts by "thugs" to make trouble, Lebanon's interior minister said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655f5a8f31c8413da341967678c5992cVote tally in favor of Iran deal climbs to 30 in Senatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/971889e7494d4c438f927f72fb55286fFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:55:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has become the 30th senator to back the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/971889e7494d4c438f927f72fb55286fErika soaks Puerto Rico after 4 killed in Dominicahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6da04eff8042452f97cbaa7eeb056f7cFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:08:14 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico with rain and wind Friday after killing at least four people and causing devastating floods and mudslides in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where authorities said about 20 people were still missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6da04eff8042452f97cbaa7eeb056f7cJapan organizers defend designer over logo, deny it's copiedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f6b73951504ff39da58b696c32ab56Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:00:32 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers defended a Japanese designer in a logo scandal Friday, denying allegations his design for the 2020 Games was copied from a Belgian theater.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f6b73951504ff39da58b696c32ab56US stocks open slightly lower after sharp two-day surgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5451c8025847e3bebbe4c3c6445a72Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:40:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower after a sharp two-day surge, as the stock market closes out a wild week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5451c8025847e3bebbe4c3c6445a72Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6657983d06e94e7a941ccf1f466e6ac5Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:14 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine asked Russia on Friday for lower gas prices for the winter and said Moscow should accept to write off a part of its loans to Kiev, as other international bondholders did this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6657983d06e94e7a941ccf1f466e6ac5Armed group frees 163 children in Central African Republichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b199cdaa074472a9f707fd197726384Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:39:28 GMTGENEVA (AP) — UNICEF says an armed militia group in Central African Republic has released 163 children, some of thousands who have been conscripted in jobs like cooks, messengers, and even combatants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b199cdaa074472a9f707fd197726384The Latest: Hungary arrests 21 in crackdown on smugglershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/115e6f7c1f8443928b190b8cd047d9c0Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:35:25 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/115e6f7c1f8443928b190b8cd047d9c0The Latest: Shubenkov wins men's 110-meter hurdles at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bfc366cb586408cb62443dacd324ec9Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:26:26 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bfc366cb586408cb62443dacd324ec9Q&A about this week's market turmoil in China and beyondhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae4b6e1e1a1f4c6f9b784335f4d26c5eFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:02:55 GMTBEIJING (AP) — With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated — at least for now — here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae4b6e1e1a1f4c6f9b784335f4d26c5eThe Latest: Smugglers beat migrants who begged for airhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a77b0006c97345ac864f8add60724558Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:12:21 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a77b0006c97345ac864f8add60724558Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ed2055273f40739447af40107f4e05Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:25:21 GMTBAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote farming and fishing villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ed2055273f40739447af40107f4e05German authorities brace for protests at refugee shelterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52f0658974114de59d7f1dbdf88295c7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:56:52 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German authorities are bracing for possible far-right violence in the eastern state of Saxony at the weekend, with Chancellor Angela Merkel promising federal support for local police, after a court on Friday nixed a blanket ban on public assembly in the town of Heidenau.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52f0658974114de59d7f1dbdf88295c7Sicily detains 10 smugglers in deaths of 52 migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d17d4e475484b13a67b95b383af054dFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:59:55 GMTROME (AP) — Prosecutors in Sicily detained 10 people on suspicion of smuggling and murder Friday for having allegedly crammed dozens of migrants into the airless hold of a boat where 52 bodies were found this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d17d4e475484b13a67b95b383af054dGermany picks Liverpool's Emre Can for Euro qualifiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f1aec432e774eb0baeccd9374585907Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:06:59 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany coach Joachim Loew called up Liverpool midfielder Emre Can on Friday for the upcoming European Championship qualifying matches against Poland and Scotland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f1aec432e774eb0baeccd9374585907The Latest: Dafne Schippers wins 200-meter world titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ea257e000a64d49939d1150bfe55873Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:05:27 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ea257e000a64d49939d1150bfe55873Prosecutor: No charges for police involved in fatal shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8971e8c45654b12bcb97c8c56e3870cFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:55:25 GMTPORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors say the Portsmouth, Virginia, officers involved in a fatal shooting of a black man in March won't be charged.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8971e8c45654b12bcb97c8c56e3870cRussian police finds stolen bas relief in right-wing attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82dc28a4e6d44ba09a493cc8dda4cf1eFri, 28 Aug 2015 13:53:39 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg on Friday found fragments of a 100-year old bas relief depicting the mythical demon Mephistopheles which was removed from the facade of a historic building, in a possible right-wing act of revenge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82dc28a4e6d44ba09a493cc8dda4cf1e