FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Apr 2017 10:07:45 -07:00New Orleans takes down white supremacist monument, 24 Apr 2017 16:40:06 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A monument to a deadly white-supremacist uprising in 1874 was removed under cover of darkness by workers in masks and bulletproof vests Monday as New Orleans joined the movement to take down symbols of the Confederacy and the Jim Crow South. kills 8 family members in northern Syria, 24 Apr 2017 17:04:50 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike killed eight family members, five of them children, as they fled fighting between U.S.-allied Syrian forces and Islamic State militants on Monday, according to local activists, who said the strike appeared to have been launched by the U.S.-led coalition. to play summer home of Boston Symphony Orchestra, 24 Apr 2017 16:02:25 GMTLENOX, Mass. (AP) — Sting will be making his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. official: National refuge fire could burn 6 months, 24 Apr 2017 16:54:29 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a wildfire that has scorched more than 70 square miles (180 sq. kilometers) near the Georgia-Florida state line may keep burning for the next six months. at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial event, 24 Apr 2017 16:33:12 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz. opposition blocks main roads before June 18 vote, 24 Apr 2017 16:01:22 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition supporters blocked the country's main roads Monday, demanding that a caretaker Cabinet be allowed to govern until the parliamentary election in June. Latest: Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight, 24 Apr 2017 16:12:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on an attorney who is representing two people who have been involved in high-profile conflicts with airlines that included cellphone video of the incidents (all times local): Latest: Police say teen hit by errant hammer throw, 24 Apr 2017 16:51:02 GMTWHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the college student who was killed by a hammer throw at track meet (all times local): Latest: Fire that killed 5 likely didn't spread from car, 24 Apr 2017 16:31:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed five people in New York (all times local): police seize Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren for racing, 24 Apr 2017 17:06:16 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police have seized three high end supercars that were racing on a major motorway. grants citizenship to Kosovo's ex-premier Haradinaj, 24 Apr 2017 16:30:10 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's president has granted citizenship to the former prime minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj. Exclusive: Amid cuts, new Iowa building gets pricey redo, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:20 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving forward despite budget cuts that are hitting an array of state programs and services. Latest: Orlando airport shuttle stops for 3rd time, 24 Apr 2017 16:05:07 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on tram problems at Orlando International Airport(all times local): Latest: Hernandez's fiancee wants to see notes he left, 24 Apr 2017 16:05:36 GMTBRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for Aaron Hernandez (all times local):, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power, 24 Apr 2017 16:46:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — Emmanuel Macron is an improbable presidential front-runner — he's relatively young, politically untested, has no party backing and quotes philosophers in campaign speeches. And he is leading a pro-Europe campaign at a time of deep euro-skepticism. charges Afghan teen with Taliban membership, 24 Apr 2017 16:56:14 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German federal prosecutors say they have charged a 17-year-old Afghan citizen over allegations he joined the Taliban and participated in attacks against security forces. Latest: Obama talks youth leadership post presidency, 24 Apr 2017 16:28:55 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama's first public event since leaving office (all times local): shut down roads and highways in protest, 24 Apr 2017 16:39:38 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, completed math homework and lined up motorcycles on main roads around Venezuela Monday as part of a sit-in against the government. beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child porn, 24 Apr 2017 16:48:09 GMTNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A former winner of California's Mrs. Orange County beauty pageant has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a child. find unique US Declaration of Independence copy, 24 Apr 2017 17:02:37 GMTLONDON (AP) — Researchers have discovered a unique copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence in an unexpected place - England. shoe brand Jimmy Choo goes up for sale, 24 Apr 2017 16:39:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Shares in Jimmy Choo have leapt 11 percent after its board put the luxury shoe brand up for sale. A Le Pen wins more acceptance than ever in France, 24 Apr 2017 16:48:59 GMTPARIS (AP) — When France last put a Le Pen onto the threshold of the presidential Elysee Palace, one step from power, it could write off the 2002 election shock as a mere accident. Mexico, fears a new plant will kill wastewater farming, 24 Apr 2017 16:57:48 GMTTEPATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — For more than 100 years, most of what gets flushed down Mexico City's toilets has resurfaced two hours to the north in the rivers and reservoirs of the rural Mezquital Valley. A massive new water treatment plant is about to change this. Latest: Migrant dies in Greece after smugglers chased, 24 Apr 2017 16:24:34 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe (all times local): Latest: Trump says 'big reforms' needed at UN, 24 Apr 2017 16:51:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): of Florida State star dies after gun fires at strip club, 24 Apr 2017 16:17:14 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The father of former Florida State football star Travis Rudolph was killed when authorities say a gun accidentally went off at a Florida strip club. questions and answers about Maria Sharapova's return, 24 Apr 2017 16:02:43 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Even with eight of the world's top 10 players in the main draw, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines at an indoor clay-court event this week. refuses competency hearing for police ambush killer, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:40 GMTMILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Monday denied a request for an emergency competency hearing after a survivalist who ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers refused to communicate with his lawyers. police search for 5-year-old boy; father arrested, 24 Apr 2017 16:10:52 GMTSOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California searched Monday for a missing 5-year-old boy whose father was arrested after being found passed out at a park. criticizes opponents' corruption fight in Russia, 24 Apr 2017 16:09:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month. Latest: Ex-French candidate: No longer has 'legitimacy', 24 Apr 2017 16:42:13 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): Latest: Group decries the way statues are being removed, 24 Apr 2017 16:08:30 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans. (all times local): Movie Preview: Highlights from May through August, 24 Apr 2017 17:01:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — This summer at the movies there will be aliens, evil and friendly, pirates, scantily-clad lifeguards, ladies letting loose, some classic superheroes in fresh suits, an evil mummy, two King Arthurs and a few very different war films. punched repeatedly by Sacramento officer files lawsuit, 24 Apr 2017 16:18:24 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer for a Sacramento man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento. Latest: Israeli lawmaker urges French to back Macron, 24 Apr 2017 16:52:20 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): Hernandez's mom, fiancee arrive at his private funeral, 24 Apr 2017 16:59:39 GMTBRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez arrived Monday to say their farewells to the former NFL player during a private funeral in his hometown. football player held in Indiana jail in sex case, 24 Apr 2017 16:50:27 GMTFORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson has been jailed in Indiana on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge filed in Michigan. Williams at No. 1, despite not playing since January, 24 Apr 2017 17:04:36 GMTSerena Williams is briefly back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, despite not playing a match since January. She also plans to take the rest of 2017 off because she is expecting a baby. land activist wins prestigious Goldman prize, 24 Apr 2017 16:54:12 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Rodrigo Tot, a 60-year-old farmer and activist, was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize on Monday for work in his Guatemala homeland, an honor that comes after two previous Latin American winners were murdered in the last year. police responding to possible active shooter, 24 Apr 2017 16:58:45 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say officers are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the north of the city. 4 inmates overdose in 2 days at Ohio prison, 24 Apr 2017 16:58:28 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four inmates overdosed in two days at the same Ohio prison earlier this year, requiring the use of CPR and doses of an anti-overdose drug as guards scrambled to revive the men, according to state prison records. unrepentant after abusing British players, umpire, 24 Apr 2017 16:53:58 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ilie Nastase was unrepentant after being suspended from the Fed Cup for abusing the British team and the referee in a playoff. shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fight, 24 Apr 2017 16:22:40 GMTMAKURDI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south. set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary, 24 Apr 2017 17:01:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary with bipartisan support. Latest: Court rejects stay for 1 of 2 Arkansas inmates, 24 Apr 2017 17:01:10 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000: (all times local): breaks US space record, gets call from Trump, 24 Apr 2017 16:26:30 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump. Court won't hear condemned Alabama inmate's case, 24 Apr 2017 17:01:38 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a long shot request to reconsider the appeal of an Alabama inmate scheduled to be executed by lethal injection next month. Movie Preview: Releases from May through August, 24 Apr 2017 17:02:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — This summer at the movies there will be aliens, evil and friendly, pirates, scantily-clad lifeguards, ladies letting loose, a few classic superheroes in fresh suits, an evil mummy, two King Arthurs and a few very different war films. le rally: Global markets soar after French election, 24 Apr 2017 16:35:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday after results from the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to win a runoff against the remaining anti-EU candidate, which is set for May 7. killed in crash of replica WWI-era plane in California, 24 Apr 2017 16:27:20 GMTPASO ROBLES, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been identified as the pilot of a replica World War I-era biplane that crashed in a field on California's central coast