FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:25:08 -07:00Voltaggio closing 5 Family Meal restaurants in 2 stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d32f30bbfe0f44018aa04710d648b3baWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:45:53 GMTFREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio says he's closing four of five Family Meal restaurants in Maryland and Virginia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d32f30bbfe0f44018aa04710d648b3baAnnual tomato battle leaves Spanish town awash in red pulphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91fce1b8bba43a8a386d7193c92cc5aWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:43:54 GMTBUNOL, Spain (AP) — Thousands of people pelted each other with tons of ripe tomatoes Wednesday, creating a red, mushy mess in the annual "Tomatina" street battle in eastern Spain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91fce1b8bba43a8a386d7193c92cc5aDockers block French port of Le Havre over activists' arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30a08de9d75e4168b5e9c9b830662da1Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:15:31 GMTPARIS (AP) — Dock workers briefly blocked traffic at the French port of Le Havre after two colleagues were arrested over earlier protest violence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30a08de9d75e4168b5e9c9b830662da1The Latest: Mexicans puzzled by Trump-Pena Nieto meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d5acc167da34adca7d76c9a11e0cebbWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:00:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d5acc167da34adca7d76c9a11e0cebbIt's a girl! Giant panda birth gives Madrid Zoo 1st femalehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283d0184446645aa9d20c66c57d95da6Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:05:47 GMTMADRID (AP) — There's a new giant panda in Madrid, and it's the first female in the history of the Spanish capital's zoo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283d0184446645aa9d20c66c57d95da6Fatal shooting suspect in armed standoff in western Japanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26840dfcf5da450d8145112274e06888Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:37:45 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A suspect in a rare fatal shooting in Japan ended an 18-hour standoff with police Wednesday by shooting himself in the stomach, and was taken to a hospital where he reportedly died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26840dfcf5da450d8145112274e06888Markets Right Now: Stocks edge lower in early tradinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d76609ab67c54147bbef615cfec5a68cWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:42:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d76609ab67c54147bbef615cfec5a68cVote on whether to remove president nears in Brazil's Senatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a118eb51aee4760a4d01b9b29e24c2eWed, 31 Aug 2016 12:45:35 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators debated the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday ahead of a planned vote later in the day on whether to remove Rousseff permanently as leader of Latin America's most populous country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a118eb51aee4760a4d01b9b29e24c2eSeparation anxiety: Bill Clinton eyes exit from his charityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20f77ff255af498e8c2544e958f60f1eWed, 31 Aug 2016 14:01:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When Bill Clinton told the staff of his global charity he would have to step down if Hillary Clinton won the White House, he was vividly clear about how that felt: Worse than a root canal, he said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20f77ff255af498e8c2544e958f60f1eEmeril Lagasse feasts globally on new Amazon Prime serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b488d3a05645b7a346d3ebcb98859dWed, 31 Aug 2016 14:01:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Caution: Eat before you watch "Eat the World." Do not come to this new Emeril Lagasse-hosted docuseries hungry for anything other than new insights about food, travel and culture.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b488d3a05645b7a346d3ebcb98859dPolice: Woman kidnapped by husband found dead, he's woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beaf837690214747b42033824e9232beWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:29:31 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint by her husband while he was under home confinement on charges he beat and abducted her two months earlier was found dead inside a barn, and he was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, state police said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beaf837690214747b42033824e9232bePolish minister: we will not expose Poland to terrorismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/895d0bc3166842bc9eabf55eb9181bc0Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:05:20 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has denied entry to a group of Chechens because the country is sealing its border to protect the nation and Europe against the threat of terrorism, Poland's interior minister said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/895d0bc3166842bc9eabf55eb9181bc0Israeli man seeks ouster of Palestinians from scout movementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68109cbfc7ca430fa2f143eb8bc96a63Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:08:16 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The son of an American-Israeli man killed in a Palestinian attack last year has asked the global scout movement to expel its Palestinian branch after local members dedicated a recent training course to one of his father's killers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68109cbfc7ca430fa2f143eb8bc96a63Bankruptcy fraud sentencing delayed for 'Dance Moms' starhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/779384829b70488d839de7257a286315Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:09:34 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The federal court sentencing for "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller has been postponed from Oct. 11 to Dec. 2.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/779384829b70488d839de7257a286315Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, Eric Church lead CMA nodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3958c44ce40410ba5136eb499fd82bdWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:58:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Chris Stapleton, Eric Church and budding newcomer Maren Morris are the leaders at the 2016 Country Music Association Awards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3958c44ce40410ba5136eb499fd82bdThe Latest: Pence says Mexico trip shows Trump is decisivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12eba65e0ce942e7af80939323065dc1Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:51:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12eba65e0ce942e7af80939323065dc1National anti-doping bodies propose global reformshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/469cbbee410c48d3bf3c6e1db12235bfWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:19:57 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A coalition of national anti-doping bodies has proposed a rule that would prohibit officials of the IOC or other major sports bodies from holding a top role in anti-doping organizations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/469cbbee410c48d3bf3c6e1db12235bf3 dead, 9 injured in multi-vehicle crash in New York Cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5afbdb7f46a749febffdd3d7ff2f67b1Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:28:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Three people were killed and nine others were injured early Wednesday in a collision on a major Long Island highway where just 10 days earlier six other people died in a horrific crash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5afbdb7f46a749febffdd3d7ff2f67b1Pakistan asks UK to take legal action against party leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a66293f42b3548298ce8434696aac412Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:15:26 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has requested that Britain take action against a self-exiled party leader who delivered a speech by phone last week that ignited rioting in Karachi, Pakistan's Interior Ministry said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a66293f42b3548298ce8434696aac412Switzerland to implement faster asylum processing lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4deadd16bb70423fa72a52e405b67364Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:08:02 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's executive branch on Wednesday announced plans to step up processing of asylum requests, building on a referendum result amid a growing backlog of African migrants trying to enter from Italy — many hoping to pass through to reach Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4deadd16bb70423fa72a52e405b67364Survey: US companies add a solid 177,000 jobs in Augusthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a138a35926b4f1ea6f6c6912b8a6e1dWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:36:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added a solid 177,000 jobs in August, according to a private survey, suggesting that hiring remains healthy after two months of strong gains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a138a35926b4f1ea6f6c6912b8a6e1dObama to open conservation tour in Lake Tahoe and Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b6617513614209aa7a2754cd21e1f7Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:38:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a two-day environmental tour aimed at showcasing conservation efforts before traveling to Asia, where climate change is high on the agenda for his final trip to the region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b6617513614209aa7a2754cd21e1f7Pope assumes responsibility for migrants in Vatican reformhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/616bb51a49cf438cbb64be733997934fWed, 31 Aug 2016 12:52:26 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is showing his profound concern for refugees by assuming direct responsibility for migrant issues in a new Vatican department that merges four Vatican offices into one handling peace, the environment and human trafficking issues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/616bb51a49cf438cbb64be733997934fThe Latest: Maine governor will seek 'spiritual guidance'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dcbb01cb5b045c681b46e8b0e58bc2eWed, 31 Aug 2016 14:17:48 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Latest on fallout from GOP Gov. Paul LePage's obscenity-laced tirade against a Democratic legislator (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dcbb01cb5b045c681b46e8b0e58bc2e'Real Housewives' star Jacqueline Laurita is a grandmomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/097e46377e634682aff1e08ca539a6dcWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:57:49 GMT"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Jacqueline Laurita is a grandmom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/097e46377e634682aff1e08ca539a6dcPolice: Man dies after killing neighbor at school bus stophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88c7594068b4e169e98757afcbadb37Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:04:13 GMTHOLLAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who shot a couple, killing a woman, at a school bus stop amid what neighbors called a long-running feud has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88c7594068b4e169e98757afcbadb37Romania Senate leader criticizes US envoy's Moldova remarkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3121178eeda54624b182fedfdda63d71Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:37:19 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The speaker of Romania's Senate has criticized recent statements made by the U.S. Ambassador to neighboring Moldova who said that Moldova should not reunite with Romania.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3121178eeda54624b182fedfdda63d71Police cuff lawmaker as he tries to defuse Milwaukee tensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f3372c6fb244ee19f96cbc481f5eddcWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:07:16 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — A state lawmaker says police officers threw him to the ground and put him in handcuffs as he tried to de-escalate tensions after 10 people were arrested at the scene of a recent fatal police shooting on Milwaukee's north side.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f3372c6fb244ee19f96cbc481f5eddcDeath toll in Monday's IS bomb attack in Yemen rises to 72http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6da1064549184a9189fc0c83f3a00464Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:44:42 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security and medical officials say the death toll in Monday's suicide bombing by the Islamic State group in the southern city of Aden has risen to 72.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6da1064549184a9189fc0c83f3a00464Arizona old-guard Republicans advance in primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a3a515ecbb446a9a304cb4bc15ce98dWed, 31 Aug 2016 12:48:35 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — In a year of political outsiders, two of the most prominent and longest-serving Arizona Republicans bucked the trend and easily beat back primary challenges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a3a515ecbb446a9a304cb4bc15ce98dHistorians: Site of Revolutionary War battlefield locatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8370fe38a64270bdec1425aef573aaWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:11:56 GMTBEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Historians say they've found the site of the Revolutionary War Battle of Grays Hill on the South Carolina coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8370fe38a64270bdec1425aef573aaPending US home sales strengthened in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e3816ae8e264958b7f5da5d3d80726aWed, 31 Aug 2016 14:10:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in July, a sign that demand for home ownership remains strong despite a shortage of listings on the market.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e3816ae8e264958b7f5da5d3d80726aHistoric commercial flight from US to Cuba set to take offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a3d4771e2cb4aaea8c93c22652259a4Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:13:55 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century flew out of Fort Lauderdale for the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a3d4771e2cb4aaea8c93c22652259a4The Latest: Demonstrations planned against Trump visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a18c1c8cfb624f6a82f9c348c22e7c1eWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:35:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a18c1c8cfb624f6a82f9c348c22e7c1eMaine governor meets lawmaker to apologize for obscene ranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24d9eee4d129435480738cd4b8a2c570Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:03:48 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage met Wednesday with a Democratic lawmaker to apologize for leaving an obscene rant on his voicemail and for making a comment about aiming a gun between his eyes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24d9eee4d129435480738cd4b8a2c570The Latest: North Carolina apparently dodging stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e272ef0bcf6a43a3846037c956800416Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:21:33 GMTRODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather systems threatening the Southeast (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e272ef0bcf6a43a3846037c956800416German Cabinet OKs rules expanding media courtroom accesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4cf3f85c8dd4860b79dcdd613051519Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:06:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has approved a proposal to ease audio and video recording and broadcasting of some German trials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4cf3f85c8dd4860b79dcdd613051519NHL adds Meldonium to banned substances listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b78eba760394cfb804732b9e3545d91Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:17:14 GMTThe NHL has added meldonium to its list of banned substances.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b78eba760394cfb804732b9e3545d91Dog swims over 6 miles, walks 12 more to find familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc9831878ce4d33bf20ed51fb6200dcWed, 31 Aug 2016 12:52:37 GMTBEULAH, Mich. (AP) — A dog swam more than 6 miles and walked a dozen more to find its family after falling overboard into Lake Michigan during the weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc9831878ce4d33bf20ed51fb6200dcIn political gamble, Trump to make surprising trip to Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36c6f1788e3348b0b6c019eb8f7e4411Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:27:49 GMTEVERETT, Washington (AP) — Donald Trump will make a quick visit to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals. The trip is a politically risky move for the Republican presidential nominee less than 10 weeks before the election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36c6f1788e3348b0b6c019eb8f7e4411IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55e902aacdda47e49ac453eb88496f50Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:33:38 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group has announced.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55e902aacdda47e49ac453eb88496f50Pending US home sales strengthen in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f15e3dbede99457682404083dda90e70Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:02:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in July, a sign that demand for home ownership remains strong despite a shortage of listings on the market.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f15e3dbede99457682404083dda90e70Turkey vows to keep attacking US-backed Syrian Kurd forceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51dc5992f50b4f7488c9b54561aaaf27Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:05:34 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday vowed to keep attacking a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia inside Syria, saying it will never negotiate with what it considers to be a "terror organization."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51dc5992f50b4f7488c9b54561aaaf27Enjoying autumn in New England: Drives, events, adventureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15ee31061d9f4da2918b4e98b253d456Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:12:12 GMTPick-your-own pumpkin patches, secret fall escapes and a tour through four states along the Connecticut River are a few of the ideas for enjoying autumn in New England in the September-October issue of Yankee magazine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15ee31061d9f4da2918b4e98b253d456STORY REMOVED: BC-US--Handcuffed Suspect Fleeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00389e225d13405e93a9b5bcd5b7a665Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:40:23 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn a story about a suspect who fled while still handcuffed. The story included a name for the suspect provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, which the sheriff's office now says is incorrect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00389e225d13405e93a9b5bcd5b7a665Mexico wonders why its president is meeting with Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d814752b68c341d685deb64c982935d9Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:50:47 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto awoke to a storm of criticism from Mexicans over his decision to meet Wednesday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is widely reviled in Mexico for referring to its migrants as "rapists" and criminals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d814752b68c341d685deb64c982935d9Premature twins in hospital after rescue from boat off Libyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f86418ed2cb94a07bfc1713efef50423Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:30:45 GMTPALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Two Eritrean baby boys born prematurely, who were rescued at sea along with thousands of other migrants, were being treated at a hospital in Palermo on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f86418ed2cb94a07bfc1713efef50423Philippine leader rejects emergency power vs extremistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ebe522cf9b449ef945e3a5106af8aa6Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:58:03 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejected proposals Wednesday for him to declare a state of emergency on a violent southern island to more rapidly defeat Abu Sayyaf extremists, who killed 15 soldiers in his government's largest single-day combat loss so far.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ebe522cf9b449ef945e3a5106af8aa6Austrian official urges end to headscarves in kindergartenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60eb4e762a874e56990efbfe78ab3a4aWed, 31 Aug 2016 13:30:16 GMTVIENNA (AP) — The deputy mayor of the Austrian city of Salzburg is urging Muslim parents not to send their daughters to kindergarten wearing headscarves, saying the covering degrades their children by suggesting they are sex objects.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60eb4e762a874e56990efbfe78ab3a4aTropical weather system spares North Carolina's Outer Bankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9353968566d747ccab71303e2e36c891Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:17:50 GMTRODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Outer Banks have been spared from a tropical storm system that has been moving toward the state for two days, an official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9353968566d747ccab71303e2e36c891