FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 09 Feb 2016 07:43:20 -08:00Stocks stabilize after an early slide; Japan's Nikkei slumps, 09 Feb 2016 15:32:58 GMTU.S. stocks were moving between gains and losses in morning trading Tuesday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings news. Materials and technology companies were among the biggest risers as the market stabilized after an early slide. European markets fell following steep losses in Japan. African court hears case against president, 09 Feb 2016 15:07:13 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's highest court on Tuesday heard a case against President Jacob Zuma, who is accused of violating the constitution in a scandal over state spending on his private home. meets 4Q profit forecasts, reaffirms 2016 outlook, 09 Feb 2016 14:57:46 GMTCVS Health's fourth-quarter profit rose 13 percent, as acquisition gains helped the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager meet Wall Street's earnings expectations. challenging holiday, Sears to speed up store closings, 09 Feb 2016 15:36:10 GMTHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator. source: Donaldson, Blue Jays nearing $28.65M, 2-year deal, 09 Feb 2016 15:23:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says AL MVP Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays are nearing agreement on a $28.65 million, two-year contract. wholesale businesses trim stockpiles in December, 09 Feb 2016 15:09:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale businesses cut their stockpiles and registered lower sales for the third straight month in December. drawn against Australia in Fed Cup playoffs, 09 Feb 2016 14:58:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — The United States will travel to Australia in April as they try to win back their place in the top tier of the Fed Cup. drops fraud investigation of former Mexico politician, 09 Feb 2016 14:53:46 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court has dropped an investigation into a prominent former Mexican politician arrested last month in a corruption probe. opens dialogue on alumnus Woodrow Wilson, racism, 09 Feb 2016 15:36:54 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University committee has started examining the legacy of alumnus and former President Woodrow Wilson. Latest: Greece: NATO migrant patrols in Turkish waters, 09 Feb 2016 14:42:55 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): set for ex-trooper accused of assaulting 3 women, 09 Feb 2016 14:46:22 GMTSAPULPA, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma Highway Patrolman accused of assaulting three women during traffic stops is due in court for his arraignment. businesses post more open jobs; quits rise to 9-year high, 09 Feb 2016 15:37:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies advertised more available jobs in December and more Americans quit, trends that could lift wages in the coming months. TUESDAY: NH existential test for Trump's candidacy, 09 Feb 2016 14:59:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Which candidate is "the best," who's the most experienced, who's a revolutionary and who's a robot? fought Philippine presidential race gets underway, 09 Feb 2016 15:11:32 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine presidential candidates launched their campaigns Tuesday in festive showbiz-style rallies to draw in the crowds in what is emerging as a closely fought contest to lead one of Asia's most unwieldy democracies. reassures Deutsche Bank is 'rock-solid' as shares sink, 09 Feb 2016 15:07:58 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank co-CEO John Cryan is reassuring employees and the markets that Germany's largest lender remains "rock-solid" even though its shares have taken a beating. buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9B, 09 Feb 2016 14:47:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion as it looks to further diversify its business.'s Pitino awaits NCAA interview about sex scandal, 09 Feb 2016 15:21:45 GMTCoach Rick Pitino says he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about allegations by an escort that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team's dormitory. supply seen outpacing demand, capping price, 09 Feb 2016 14:47:57 GMTPARIS (AP) — The International Energy Agency says oil supply is set to outpace demand this year, keeping a lid on any expected price increases. media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial, 09 Feb 2016 14:25:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — British media trying to report on the terrorism trial of a law student lost a legal challenge Tuesday over unprecedented secrecy surrounding the case. Wolff turns to the dark side in 'Buried Child', 09 Feb 2016 15:32:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Actor and musician Nat Wolff couldn't resist agreeing to do a darkly weird off-Broadway play about a strange family. After all, he's got a weird family connection to it. Aluminum files for bankruptcy, 09 Feb 2016 15:29:06 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — One of North America's biggest makers of aluminum foil is seeking bankruptcy protection, saying it plans to halt production at a southeastern Missouri smelter within weeks. Planet names Philadelphia top US destination for 2016, 09 Feb 2016 15:28:26 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lonely Planet gave some love to The City of Brotherly Love on Tuesday, ranking Philadelphia the No. 1 place to visit in the United States in 2016. shoots himself to death on steps of Ohio Statehouse, 09 Feb 2016 14:44:16 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse. stuck in historic budget gridlock, 09 Feb 2016 15:28:09 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania government will set a modern state record for budget gridlock on Tuesday when Gov. Tom Wolf sends lawmakers a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the current fiscal year that began back in July. chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor, 09 Feb 2016 15:31:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering material for nuclear weapons in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country. administration plans new high-level cyber official, 09 Feb 2016 15:26:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts, as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday.'t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured, 09 Feb 2016 15:05:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. Latest: Sweden arrests 14 over plan to attack migrants, 09 Feb 2016 15:13:52 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): Latest: Slain teen's father speaks of online grounding, 09 Feb 2016 14:35:38 GMTBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on slain Virginia 13-year-old Nicole Lovell (all times local): restraint, YouTube rolls out original programming, 09 Feb 2016 14:44:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael "Burnie" Burns hears a discrepancy. Latest: Wall Street edges up after weak opening, 09 Feb 2016 14:59:37 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local): Latest: GM, UAW pledge $3M for Flint's water crisis, 09 Feb 2016 15:06:35 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — The latest on developments in the lead contamination of Flint's water (all times local): who served 20 years for murder he didn't commit gets $6M, 09 Feb 2016 15:15:14 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who served more than 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit has been awarded $6 million by the state of Connecticut. gets $3M pledge; mayor, attorney general to speak, 09 Feb 2016 15:28:43 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — General Motors and the United Auto Workers union plan to donate $3 million to support increased health and education services for Flint children who have been exposed to lead, officials announced Tuesday. stocks open slightly lower; Japan's market slumps, 09 Feb 2016 14:44:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening modestly lower in the U.S., led by declines in energy companies and banks. car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10, 09 Feb 2016 14:52:22 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars.'s Erdogan rewards cigarette quitters with reception, 09 Feb 2016 15:07:48 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — He snatched away their cigarette packets and made them promise to quit. Trial opens for 29 men accused of terrorism, 09 Feb 2016 15:38:01 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A trial has started in Macedonia of 29 men charged with terrorism-related offences in connection with a two-day shootout with police in 2015 that left 18 dead, including eight police officers. regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill, 09 Feb 2016 14:58:01 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina environmental regulators say they're fining the country's largest electric company nearly $7 million for pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014. Hunt: Hard to wrap head around 2 Grammy nominations, 09 Feb 2016 14:56:32 GMTSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — It's hard for rising singer Sam Hunt to wrap his head around earning two Grammy nominations — mainly because music started as a hobby for the 31-year-old. Photos: Hong Kong new year celebration marred by violence, 09 Feb 2016 14:31:36 GMTThe unrest started when authorities tried to prevent unlicensed food vendors from operating street stalls on Monday night in the crowded Kowloon neighborhood during Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebrations. Overnight and into the early morning hours Tuesday, activists backing the hawkers engaged in running battles with police. Protesters kicked officers and pelted them with bottles. They dug out bricks from the sidewalks to hurl at police. Some threw garbage cans, plastic safety barriers and wood. They set fires on the street. urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid, 09 Feb 2016 15:15:53 GMTKILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. demanded Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands of others in Syria's largest city could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes. Latest: New migrant route in Balkans announced, 09 Feb 2016 14:48:09 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): reports flat 2015 earnings, 09 Feb 2016 14:45:30 GMTPARIS (AP) — French drug maker Sanofi says its bottom line was roughly stable last year as it advanced efforts to reshape its drug portfolio and pursue research and development tie-ups in oncology and diabetes. to ask Germany about satirical Carnival float, 09 Feb 2016 14:44:36 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government has taken offense at a German Carnival float that satirizes the country's ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, and plans to raise the matter with the German government, Poland's foreign minister said Tuesday. Latest: Areas of Cape Cod hit hardest by latest storm, 09 Feb 2016 15:39:48 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the cleanup of the storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and was forecast to dump more snow on the Mid-Atlantic states (all times local): Latest: Intelligence chief warns of more terror attacks, 09 Feb 2016 15:13:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local): find high levels of lead in tap water at Ohio village, 09 Feb 2016 14:57:04 GMTSEBRING, Ohio (AP) — The state Environmental Protection Agency says the latest round of tests in a northeast Ohio village has found high levels of lead in tap water at 11 of the 180 homes where owners voluntarily submitted samples. reports 4Q loss on hefty charge, 09 Feb 2016 14:35:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Tuesday swung to a fourth-quarter loss on charges and tire sales fell, but the results still topped Wall Street expectations. army training aircraft crashes, 2 dead, 09 Feb 2016 14:33:10 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army says a training aircraft has crashed near Gujranwala in the eastern Punjab province, killing the instructor and trainee who were on board.