FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Jul 2014 04:20:52 -0700UK gov't announces inquiry on Russian spy death (AP) — The British government Tuesday announced plans for a wide-ranging public inquiry into the 2006 death of poisoned ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPoisoningDiseases and conditionsHealthUnited KingdomRussiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 10:43:38 GMTLawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success (AP) — A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether it can just do the basics.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureGovernment programsImmigration policyLegislationVeteransPolitical partiesImmigrationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary affairsMilitary and defensePolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 07:43:18 GMTNorway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says the best way to honor the 77 people who died in terror attacks three years ago is to "fight for openness, tolerance and diversity."iGeneral newsBombingsTerrorismWar and unrestViolent crimeCrimeNorwayDenmarkWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 09:07:15 GMTChina meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King (AP) — A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsFood safetyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPublic healthHealthAgricultureProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaJapanShanghaiEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 09:05:09 GMTAmerican Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsWar and unrestFunerals and memorial servicesGovernment and politicsIsraelLos AngelesCaliforniaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 10:02:01 GMT11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die, Nigeria (AP) — About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaCameroonAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 10:08:00 GMTLibrary honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize (AP) — The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrity, 22 Jul 2014 11:18:38 GMTComcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate news, 22 Jul 2014 11:17:04 GMTEU meets as some countries seek tougher sanctions (AP) — European Union foreign ministers are meeting to consider further sanctions against Russia because of the downing of the Malaysian jetliner, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures.iGeneral newsInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsUkraineRussiaEuropeEastern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 07:52:10 GMTFormer general withdraws from Indonesian election, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto said Tuesday he rejected the presidential election process as unfair and that he was withdrawing from the contest as nearly complete results showed his opponent leading with 52 percent of the vote.iGeneral newsElectionsGovernment and politicsNational electionsCampaignsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Jul 2014 09:35:15 GMTIsraeli official: Israeli soldier missing in Gaza (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official told The Associated Press on Tuesday.TIA GOLDENBERGPETER ENAViGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 08:29:09 GMTIndonesian presidential election tally shows Jakarta governor Widodo wins 53 percent of vote, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian presidential election tally shows Jakarta governor Widodo wins 53 percent of vote.iGeneral newsElectionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Jul 2014 10:54:18 GMTProtesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Protesters marched on the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.SATISH CHENEYiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsEventsInternational relationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPolitical and civil unrestMalaysiaRussiaKuala LumpurUkraineSoutheast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 10:59:05 GMTCambodian political rivals say agreement reached PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said they agreed Tuesday on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCambodiaPhnom PenhSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 10:42:54 GMTMilitary exercises delay flights throughout China (AP) — China's airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee said military exercises are the reason.iBusinessGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsTransportationGovernment and politicsChinaShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 10:14:39 GMTAmid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine.iBusinessGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsFranceRussiaEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 11:16:21 GMTT-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride (AP) — Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this.iOdditiesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleGovernment and politicsSouth AfricaJohannesburgSouthern AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 10:19:15 GMTCredit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case (AP) — Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case.iBusinessGeneral newsTax evasionCrimeFinancial performanceCorporate newsSwitzerlandZurichUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 09:51:22 GMTGermany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic, violent protests in Europe against Gaza conflict (AP) — Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic, violent protests in Europe against Gaza conflict.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityFranceItalyGermanyEuropeWestern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 10:10:48 GMTFormer general rejects Indonesian election process, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said Tuesday he rejected the election process and accused it of being unfair as nearly complete results showed his opponent Jakarta governor Joko Widodo leading with 52 percent of the vote.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Jul 2014 08:32:29 GMT66 reported hurt in Turkish tanker truck explosion, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in southeast Turkey, injuring at least 66 people.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 08:10:27 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNetherlandsGaza StripWestern EuropeEuropePalestinian territoriesMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 10:13:38 GMTGOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee (AP) — After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to take control of the chamber.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 08:49:18 GMTBerlin bans anti-Semitic slogan at Gaza protests (AP) — Berlin authorities say they've banned pro-Gaza protesters from chanting an anti-Semitic slogan and are investigating a sermon by a radical imam who called on Muslims to kill Jews.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityBerlinIsraelGaza StripEuropeGermanyWestern EuropeMiddle EastPalestinian territories, 22 Jul 2014 08:48:52 GMTTrains collide in South Korea; 1 dead, dozens hurt, South Korea (AP) — Two passenger trains collided head-on in eastern South Korea on Tuesday, killing one passenger and injuring dozens, officials said.JUNG-YOON CHOIiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 11:13:55 GMTGermany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos (AP) — The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence in their countries over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsInternational relationsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityGovernment and politicsFranceGermanyItalyBerlinIsraelGaza StripEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle EastPalestinian territories, 22 Jul 2014 10:35:34 GMTWard scheduled for court on assault charge (AP) — Broncos safety T.J. Ward is scheduled to be in court for charges stemming from an incident at a strip club.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballArrestsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFootballLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 08:05:52 GMTJakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election, Indonesia (AP) — The final tally in Indonesia's presidential election shows that Jakarta governor Joko Widodo has won with 53 percent of the vote.iGeneral newsState electionsGovernment and politicsElectionsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Jul 2014 11:11:21 GMTEgypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister raised the possibility Tuesday of restarting stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians as part of negotiating a cease-fire in the war that has broken out on the Gaza Strip.iGovernment and politicsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestCease firesInternational relationsMissing personsGeneral newsDiplomacyEgyptPalestinian territoriesIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 08:47:54 GMTCrash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.SERGEI CHUZHAVKOVJOHN-THOR DAHLBURGiGeneral newsAccidentsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAccidents and disastersTransportationForeign policyGovernment policyLocal governmentsUkraineKharkivEuropeNetherlandsRussiaBrusselsMalaysiaEastern EuropeWestern EuropeBelgiumSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 10:58:09 GMTIndonesia presidential candidate Subianto rejects election process, accuses it of being unfair, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia presidential candidate Subianto rejects election process, accuses it of being unfair.iGeneral newsElectionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 08:12:19 GMTCourt rules France responsible in toxic algae case (AP) — A French court has found the state responsible for the 2009 death of a horse on a Brittany beach killed by toxic algae.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsAnimalsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 11:12:58 GMTUS job-training review emphasizes data, employers (AP) — A six-month review of federal job-training programs concludes that the government needs to better engage U.S. employers, improve the use of data, and boost apprenticeship programs so workers can earn while they train.wGovernment and politicsGovernment programsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 10:01:08 GMTCIT Group buying OneWest Bank in $3.4B deal YORK (AP) — CIT Group is buying regional bank OneWest Bank in a $3.4 billion cash-and-stock deal.fBusinessCorporate stockCorporate news, 22 Jul 2014 10:51:11 GMTShakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.iGeneral newsSportsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashMen's soccerProfessional soccerUEFA Champions LeagueSoccerEventsMen's sportsInternational soccerGovernment and politicsKharkivUkraineDonetskDnipropetrovskRussiaLatin America and CaribbeanEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 07:45:25 GMTTropical depression moving westward in Atlantic (AP) — A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic but is expected to degenerate over the next few days.aGeneral newsWeather, 22 Jul 2014 09:07:23 GMTDetroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide (AP) — A year after filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is building momentum to get out, especially after workers and retirees voted in favor of major pension changes just a few weeks before a judge holds a crucial trial that could end the largest public filing in U.S. history.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment pensions and social securityBankruptcy figuresGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 07:56:04 GMTIraq Christians flee Mosul after militant threats, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Christians have been fleeing from the northern city of Mosul in the wake of threats from Islamic State militants who took the city in a blitz offensive last month.iGeneral newsIraqMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 11:09:51 GMTTour de France heads to Pyrenees in Stage 16, France (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali is in the yellow jersey as the Tour de France peloton set off on the longest stage, into the Pyrenees.sSportsTour de FranceRoad cyclingCyclingEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 09:27:55 GMTTrain goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains, Ukraine (AP) — A train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands, a journey which has been agonizingly slow for relatives of the victims.SERGEI CHUZHAVKOVJOHN-THOR DAHLBURGiGeneral newsAccidentsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAccidents and disastersTransportationForeign policyGovernment policyKharkivUkraineMoscowNetherlandsRussiaBrusselsEuropeEastern EuropeWestern EuropeBelgium, 22 Jul 2014 09:19:10 GMTHopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement (AP) — For Myra James, the process of going to the gynecologist is now too much to bear.JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsHealthWomen's healthCrimeBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 08:34:16 GMTIsraeli media say Israeli soldier missing in Gaza (AP) — Israeli media say an Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsMissing personsMediaGovernment and politicsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestWar casualtiesBlockadesCease firesInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastEgyptCairoUnited StatesGazaQatarNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 07:43:51 GMTIsraeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at least 585 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.TIA GOLDENBERGKARIN LAUBiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesMilitant groupsWar and unrestBlockadesWar casualtiesCease firesMissing personsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesEgyptIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastGazaQatarNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 09:43:11 GMTWorld stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease (AP) — World stock markets rose Tuesday as tensions over the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine eased after pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the aircraft's black boxes.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsCurrency marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyGovernment and politicsFinancial marketsChinaHong KongJapanEast AsiaShanghaiUkraineGreater ChinaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 08:05:30 GMTTrain bearing bodies from Malaysia Air Lines crash arrives in Kharkiv, Ukraine (AP) — Train bearing bodies from Malaysia Air Lines crash arrives in Kharkiv.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationKharkivUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 08:38:33 GMTDuPont 2Q profit climbs 3.9 percent, Del. (AP) — DuPont Co. (DD) on Tuesday reported net income that climbed by 3.9 percent in its second quarter. The results matched analysts' expectations.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsWilmingtonDelawareUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 10:40:19 GMT2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S.wGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegal proceedingsLegislatureImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsSex in societyLaw and orderGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseUnited StatesMexicoCentral AmericaNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Jul 2014 07:44:31 GMTSuicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul on Tuesday, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six, Afghan officials said.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsTerrorismGovernment and politicsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 08:41:39 GMTCORRECTS: Train bearing bodies from Malaysia Airlines crash arrives in Kharkiv., Ukraine (AP) — CORRECTS: Train bearing bodies from Malaysia Airlines crash arrives in Kharkiv. (Corrects APNewsAlert dateline and style on Airlines)iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationKharkivUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 08:47:20 GMTPyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said Tuesday.JUNG-YOON CHOIsSportsOlympic gamesSpeed skatingWinter Olympic gamesEventsSkatingSouth KoreaPyeongchangSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 09:53:16 GMT