FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:48:58 -08:00Justin Rose _ and Timberlake _ make a good impressionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcf7d89d00064395950a2a123cf349d5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:12:51 GMTPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am can be a tough place for a player to make his debut because of three courses that are different except for the views along the California coast. Justin Rose managed to play Pebble Beach and Monterey Peninsula ahead of the opening round.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcf7d89d00064395950a2a123cf349d5Russian PM warns of world war in Syrian conflicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44c690f3bf0b4e7caf9d60bfefd5c33fFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:27:50 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the use of ground troops in the Syrian conflict could result in world war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44c690f3bf0b4e7caf9d60bfefd5c33fDebate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/344f6cc5e13c405db8e5f1ac3715e8b1Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:59:37 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders' sweeping victory in New Hampshire's primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa winner Hillary Clinton.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/344f6cc5e13c405db8e5f1ac3715e8b1AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/293687458cba41fc9ba25535eb345aa8Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:56:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered disputed numbers behind his plan for a government-financed health system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/293687458cba41fc9ba25535eb345aa8Official: 2 officers injured, suspect dead in Georgia chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c64bd7302c9745709053390bdb3310ebFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:20:21 GMTCORDELE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a chase and shooting on an interstate in central Georgia has left one person dead of a self-inflicted gunshot and two officers injured, potentially by friendly fire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c64bd7302c9745709053390bdb3310ebPatient strategy pays off for FBI in ending Oregon standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/593c183a02884aa5afbb5adf56bb288dFri, 12 Feb 2016 06:43:12 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The last four armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge shouted, argued and raved for all the world to hear. But in the end, they surrendered without a shot being fired, leaving behind a vandalized federal property that authorities will spend weeks combing for evidence, explosives and damage before it can reopen to the public.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/593c183a02884aa5afbb5adf56bb288dDeath of officer, 2nd killed in line of duty, shakes Fargohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9872e8e24dfa402aacdd42c4eaca85a9Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:08:16 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — The death of a Fargo police officer in the line of duty has shaken the city, North Dakota's largest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9872e8e24dfa402aacdd42c4eaca85a9Unbeaten Nyquist all set to start his Run to the Roseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e42458b0fe44066a48efc22e68be09aFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:26:36 GMTReady, set, here comes Nyquist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e42458b0fe44066a48efc22e68be09aDiplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/043efe793e2349b5970f08e8ac45b2b5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:38:01 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/043efe793e2349b5970f08e8ac45b2b5Stanford ace Cal Quantrill works back from elbow surgeryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/243cdb3d3dc541f19ab342e80e0e4f3bFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:25:38 GMTSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Cal Quantrill took his moment to be downright mad. Sad and emotional, too. He called home to tell his parents his elbow was seriously hurt and he needed surgery, then he broke down in the car while parked outside Stanford's Sunken Diamond.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/243cdb3d3dc541f19ab342e80e0e4f3bProtesting Greek farmers clash with riot policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e623622e7f478ab2368124d58003baFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:21:02 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Clashes broke out outside the Agriculture Ministry in central Athens Friday as thousands of farmers from across Greece headed to the Greek capital for a two-day protest against the government's plans to impose new tax hikes and reform the pension system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e623622e7f478ab2368124d58003baRenault reports higher earnings as sales risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc519d8820124df4b7026222ced00739Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:12:09 GMTPARIS (AP) — French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc519d8820124df4b7026222ced00739Wading into Golfapalooza: the Phoenix Open's 16th holehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9b01d0895944b8d98ac2b96e6c84efeFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:20:10 GMTSCOTTDALE, Ariz. (AP) — John Huh studied the shot from every angle before crouching behind his ball for a last look.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9b01d0895944b8d98ac2b96e6c84efeTavares, Greiss lead Islanders to 5-2 win over Kingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/731dadf5adaa4cdea43e723ed0d02ba7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:55:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders got off to another fast start at home and came up with a big win against the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Kings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/731dadf5adaa4cdea43e723ed0d02ba7In meeting Pope Francis, patriarch asserts Russia's rolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c0f7c82edfd4f4791ef37cdd9a8a433Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:08:31 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — When Patriarch Kirill meets Pope Francis this week, the historic event will allow the head of the Russian Orthodox Church to assert Russia's leading role in the Eastern Christian world. It may also allow Kirill, a skillful political player with close ties to President Vladimir Putin, to open a new avenue of communication for the Kremlin as it tries to escape Western isolation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c0f7c82edfd4f4791ef37cdd9a8a433Williams beats Sevastova to reach semifinals of Taiwan Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a213e46bd8ec4d5d8cd04e965a4c8326Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:59:55 GMTKAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 7-5, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Taiwan Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a213e46bd8ec4d5d8cd04e965a4c8326WHO: possible Zika vaccines months away from broad trialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c269308f3e54432b5bd3ae8e9a9270eFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:21:19 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c269308f3e54432b5bd3ae8e9a9270eQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/330dff37b3f84f08a78891519249e484Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:01:08 GMT"Madam Secretary, that is a low blow." — Bernie Sanders to Hillary Clinton as the former secretary of state accused the Vermont senator of diminishing President Barack Obama's record and short-changing his leadership during the latest Democratic debate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/330dff37b3f84f08a78891519249e484UK: Hong Kong bookseller 'removed' in breach of China treatyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dbf7d6e7cfb49c98ea5396e00bf4485Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:42:45 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Britain says a missing Hong Kong bookseller was likely abducted to mainland China in what it called a "serious breach" of the treaty under which Beijing took control of the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dbf7d6e7cfb49c98ea5396e00bf4485Clinton, Sanders vigorously agree _ except when they don'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c2f76161d0a44778a73472e07c19e7cFri, 12 Feb 2016 08:50:07 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn't.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c2f76161d0a44778a73472e07c19e7cPakistani intelligence arrests nearly 100 militantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce55ab79af3b4f8da4c30516abd55a11Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:29:24 GMTKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's army spokesman says intelligence agencies have arrested a collective of 97 militants from three banned groups involved in a string of major terrorist attacks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce55ab79af3b4f8da4c30516abd55a11NBA All-Star weekend highlights Canada's growing hoops lovehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71fa27f348cf41089956adf781d8b423Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:54:36 GMTTORONTO (AP) — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn't the only currency that he needed to exchange.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71fa27f348cf41089956adf781d8b423Hudler wins it for the Flames 6-5 over Sharks in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50891d04553b42529a28ca3acc71a13eFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:09:19 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Juri Hudler scored the winning goal in the shootout, leading the Calgary Flames past the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50891d04553b42529a28ca3acc71a13eCzech National Museum in Prague hit by firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80dca206e7d544eea9522d0eb4bba9cbFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:05:33 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — Some 150 firefighters have extinguished a fire that damaged the roof and attic of the Czech National Museum in the capital, Prague.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80dca206e7d544eea9522d0eb4bba9cbThe World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d37e90aa332342eab980d4022f758958Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:10:58 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d37e90aa332342eab980d4022f758958Flint crisis may help governor ease GOP doubt on Detroit aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c79c68d8f2e4f8a93c80f63466f1f1aFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:56:36 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of the city's switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c79c68d8f2e4f8a93c80f63466f1f1aJapan stocks dive after Europe, US sell-offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8df14d464f54ae081908a3b1847fad1Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:41:20 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's main stock index dived Friday, leading other Asian markets lower, after a sell-off in banking shares roiled investors in the U.S. and Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8df14d464f54ae081908a3b1847fad1Larsen leads New Zealand Women's Open, Lydia Ko 3 behindhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4881c3fc40da4b3da9801c1649d24756Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:46:35 GMTCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko shot a 3-under 69 on Friday and was three shots off the lead and in a tie for fifth place after the first round of the New Zealand Women's Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4881c3fc40da4b3da9801c1649d24756Coke suspends bottling at plant at center of water disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d54086e756264b52a26117be8818cbe0Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:05:08 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d54086e756264b52a26117be8818cbe0Seoul cuts off power supplies to factory park in North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e26ebfa003642a9b9f6a8a06aeef4a5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:47:58 GMTPAJU, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has cut off power and water supplies to a factory park in North Korea, officials said Friday, a day after the North deported all South Korean workers there and ordered a military takeover of the complex that had been the last major symbol of cooperation between the rivals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e26ebfa003642a9b9f6a8a06aeef4a5Obama moves to protect 1.8 million acres of Calif. deserthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67ef3e84fdb34ac3a8301f7daaa04360Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:39:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67ef3e84fdb34ac3a8301f7daaa04360The Latest: Eurozone economy expected to have grown 0.3 pcthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0881f9a7a38940a985144522a71e69a4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:34:07 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0881f9a7a38940a985144522a71e69a4Sanders online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ff95cbd732f456393606b7aac86fb57Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:17:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ff95cbd732f456393606b7aac86fb57The Latest: European markets enjoy modest bounce at the openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd7f97381d504bcd8879fc1878ce95a5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:35:56 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd7f97381d504bcd8879fc1878ce95a5Producer Rick Rubin quietly receives Recording Academy honorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78127760261f431198a5597503afadf9Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:39:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Music producer Rick Rubin didn't give an acceptance speech when he received the President's Merit Award from the Recording Academy. The 52-year-old Grammy winner didn't even take the stage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78127760261f431198a5597503afadf9Small plane crashes off Florida Panhandle; search underwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24f441cd40104218a6a45227fc44b817Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:50:43 GMTDESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Official say a small plane crashed off the coast of Destin on the Florida Panhandle, and a search is underway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24f441cd40104218a6a45227fc44b817Titans of Mavericks surf contest takes place Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a92fa76e1f724e499b75dc60af21cb43Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:49:04 GMTHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A surfing competition touted as one of the most hazardous sporting events in the world takes place Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a92fa76e1f724e499b75dc60af21cb43Jordan king, Iraqi, Saudi officials expected at Munich meethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0033edf0db744bf1a75d8da88ed0634fFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:31:48 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah, the Iraqi prime minister and Saudi Arabia's foreign minister are among those expected at a conference opening in southern Germany, after diplomats agreed to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0033edf0db744bf1a75d8da88ed0634fItaly mourns young academic, tortured, slain in Cairohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37a00f2e95d34c30aa8de5fe30731b61Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:29:07 GMTROME (AP) — A tiny town in northern Italy has opened its homes to mourners arriving from afar for the funeral of a 28-year-old doctoral student who was tortured and slain in Egypt, where he was doing research.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37a00f2e95d34c30aa8de5fe30731b61Greek farmers head for Athens for protest against taxeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c6d26f6723b46c6bb3d69facb4e3d1bFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:58:29 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Farmers from across Greece have begun gathering in Athens for a two-day protest against the government and its plans to impose new tax hikes and pension charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c6d26f6723b46c6bb3d69facb4e3d1bSouth Sudan president appoints rebel leader his deputyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/911c6945cf5344a8bbebd12150b3e807Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:51:07 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's president has appointed his rival, rebel leader Riek Machar, as first vice president in a possible government of national unity, a presidential spokesman said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/911c6945cf5344a8bbebd12150b3e807Kasich works to assure South Carolina of conservative recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367979628ecb4eeb850946bfd5d48a6bFri, 12 Feb 2016 09:12:04 GMTNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina's Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in New Hampshire, but he's refusing to tailor or shift his message to fit the state's more conservative electorate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367979628ecb4eeb850946bfd5d48a6bGovernment spending boosted German economy in fourth quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aee1f74694b4d9ca6e2b1186e02da22Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:29:00 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter from the quarter before thanks to higher consumer and government spending.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aee1f74694b4d9ca6e2b1186e02da22Congress bans import of forced labor productshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2176358601646cb84b04524859f8b24Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:19:06 GMTA bill headed for President Barack Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh, closing a loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law that has failed to keep products of forced and child labor out of America.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2176358601646cb84b04524859f8b24Florida sets sights _ again _ on 1st national baseball titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80bcc44b296349809db93e20be7dcf62Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:30:23 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida has done everything except win a national championship in eight seasons under Kevin O'Sullivan, and here the Gators are again with a roster overflowing with talent and the consensus No. 1 ranking in the preseason polls.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80bcc44b296349809db93e20be7dcf62In show-dog circles, breeders in big cities are a small packhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab1c36f44c81412b89baeb79667835ecFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:47:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In the dog world, Angela Reilly is a rare breed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab1c36f44c81412b89baeb79667835ecPope departs for Cuba, first stop before Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3af4e28ae7944816aa38ddb76982f725Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:55:11 GMTROME (AP) — Pope Francis has begun a seven-day trip that will take him first to Havana, Cuba, then to Mexico.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3af4e28ae7944816aa38ddb76982f725Make them an offer they can't refuse: Puzo archive for salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae435dc2d9043df8c31845487a07b35Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:02:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Make them an offer they can't refuse and a massive collection of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's papers can be yours.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae435dc2d9043df8c31845487a07b35How impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86399495355c4b00974cf44f8f7dac42Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:57:21 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has cost the impoverished North a rare source of legitimate hard currency. Seoul says it shut the Kaesong complex in response to the North's recent long-range rocket launch to keep its impoverished neighbor from using the money factories provided to fund its nuclear and missile programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86399495355c4b00974cf44f8f7dac42Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314cc4d65e744693a431ec58b6f37a18Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:29:46 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Looking to take a harder line after North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, officials said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314cc4d65e744693a431ec58b6f37a18