FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Feb 2017 08:28:53 -08:00Massachusetts police end visits to schools to greet kids, 21 Feb 2017 16:05:07 GMTNORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police department's program that sent officers into elementary schools one day a week to greet and high-five students has been ended because some people complained. cabbies clash with riot police during strike over Uber, 21 Feb 2017 16:13:56 GMTROME (AP) — Thousands of Italian taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transportation in Rome, Milan and Turin. Latest: Crash victim a prominent US bankruptcy attorney, 21 Feb 2017 16:13:52 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a plane crash in Australia that killed the Australian pilot and four American tourists (all times local): prison warden placed on leave after inmate uprising, 21 Feb 2017 15:50:20 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — The warden of a Delaware prison where inmates staged an uprising and hostage taking in which a prison guard was killed has been placed on leave.'s Renzi brushes off schism, positions self for future, 21 Feb 2017 15:47:00 GMTROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi brushed off a threatened schism within his ruling Democratic Party on Tuesday as he positioned himself to retake its leadership three months after suffering a humiliating defeat. mayor supports taxi drivers striking against Uber, 21 Feb 2017 15:22:45 GMTROME (AP) — A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up, with cabbies marching through the eternal city to protest legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services. Newly freed gang member killed California officer, 21 Feb 2017 15:14:27 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Two suburban Los Angeles police officers thought they were helping a driver after a car crash. planned for teen whose remains found last year, 21 Feb 2017 15:03:22 GMTSALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — A funeral is planned for a North Carolina teen whose remains were found in South Carolina last year. Latest: Autopsy to be performed on Russian UN ambassador, 21 Feb 2017 16:08:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations (all times local): commuter train accident near Philly; 4 hurt, 21 Feb 2017 15:22:55 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials are investigating an accident involving two out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four railroad workers. election cliff-hanger: Leader near outright victory, 21 Feb 2017 15:12:59 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Vote counting in Ecuador's presidential election dragged into a third day Tuesday with ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno still just short of a definitive first-round victory and supporters and opponents of outgoing President Rafael Correa trading heated accusations. earnings fall, but online sales surge, 21 Feb 2017 15:28:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its e-commerce sales soared, signs that its efforts to lower prices and improve web services are helping it compete better against online leader Amazon. approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarch, 21 Feb 2017 16:03:12 GMTVIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials.'s Mugabe praises Trump's 'America First' policy, 21 Feb 2017 16:02:31 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe's longtime president, who says the policy resonates with his own thinking. Court rejects Alabama death row appeal, 21 Feb 2017 15:16:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is freeing Alabama to try again to execute a convicted killer who has been on death row for more than 30 years. found at 3 popular monuments in Washington, DC, 21 Feb 2017 15:40:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial. meets UK's May on electioneering trip to London, 21 Feb 2017 15:42:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has met British Prime Minister Theresa May in London — and says he hopes to lure skilled workers away from the U.K. after it leaves the European Union. court rejects appeal from ex-NYC councilman, 21 Feb 2017 15:03:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of former New York City councilman Daniel Halloran on bribery and fraud charges. gel shows no benefit for older men's memories, 21 Feb 2017 16:14:54 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging claims of popular supplements. commander assures of continuous presence in Kosovo, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:43 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A senior NATO commander has assured Kosovo that the military alliance will maintain troops there "for as long as it's necessary." general: Troops will stay in Kosovo as long as needed, 21 Feb 2017 16:17:13 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A senior NATO commander has assured Kosovo that the military alliance will maintain troops in the Balkan country "for as long as it's necessary." eagle pair lays first egg of season at National Arboretum, 21 Feb 2017 16:11:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An eagle egg has landed at the National Arboretum. tries to keep multinationals from using tax loopholes, 21 Feb 2017 16:18:41 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers agreed Tuesday to roll out further measures to prevent multinational companies from exploiting differences in tax rates between countries in the 28-country EU and those outside the bloc. Threats against Jewish centers 'horrible and painful, 21 Feb 2017 15:15:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and painful." at center of Ireland's clergy abuse scandals dies, 21 Feb 2017 15:52:08 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — Cardinal Desmond Connell, whose tenure as Dublin's Roman Catholic archbishop was dominated by revelations of pedophilia in the priesthood, has died at the age of 90. Latest: Trump denounces threats against Jewish centers, 21 Feb 2017 15:14:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): Boy says boxing match with Chris Brown is off, 21 Feb 2017 15:53:51 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — It looks like the highly anticipated boxing showdown between singer Chris Brown and rapper Soulja Boy could be off. guided by Syrian 'political transition' as new talks loom, 21 Feb 2017 15:35:41 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A top adviser to the United Nations envoy for Syria said Tuesday that their "main guidance" for the first intra-Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a Security Council resolution that calls for political transition. Latest: Security Council has moment of silence for envoy, 21 Feb 2017 15:44:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations (all times local): would bring Tubman statue to US Capitol Building, 21 Feb 2017 15:53:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland's U.S. senators are sponsoring legislation to bring a statue of Harriet Tubman to the U.S. Capitol Building. denounces 'horrible' threats against Jewish centers, 21 Feb 2017 16:02:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as "horrible" and "painful" and said more must be done "to root out hate and prejudice and evil." Tower view: Paris tourism rises after yearlong slump, 21 Feb 2017 15:05:03 GMTPARIS (AP) — Tourism to Paris is showing signs of a revival after a yearlong slump attributed to deadly extremist attacks, violent labor protests, strikes and floods. in Arctic Norway tosses kids around, no injuries, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:31 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A resident in Arctic Norway says four adults and two children were inside a house when an avalanche hit, knocking the building off its foundations, but all managed to get out safely.'s Merkel calls PSA group CEO over Opel takeover, 21 Feb 2017 15:35:16 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the chief executive of PSA Group, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars, to discuss its potential takeover of General Motors' German subsidiary. party co-chair loses her seat in Turkish parliament, 21 Feb 2017 15:35:49 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The co-chair of Turkey's opposition pro-Kurdish party lost her seat in parliament on Tuesday after an appeals court confirmed her conviction on terrorism-related charges. has no benefit for older men's memories: Study, 21 Feb 2017 16:09:23 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research. The results add to evidence that challenges bold anti-aging claims of popular supplements. unveils prices, routes for new cheapest fare, 21 Feb 2017 15:45:19 GMTDALLAS (AP) — American Airlines has begun selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as it battles discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers.'Abortion reversal' bill clears Indiana panel for 2nd time, 21 Feb 2017 15:15:11 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana House panel has approved an amended version of a measure it passed last week that would require abortion providers to give women considering drug-induced abortions information on stopping the procedure midway — even though that process is scientifically disputed. accuses Syrian government of sectarian war strategy, 21 Feb 2017 15:52:54 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A new report by a Syria conflict monitoring group accuses the government of depopulating Sunni-majority areas in Syria's third largest city as it fights to consolidate its power. Latest: Evacuation order remains after levee breach, 21 Feb 2017 15:28:42 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the storms in California (all times local): subs are now key players on pitching-dominated rosters, 21 Feb 2017 16:09:29 GMTKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jace Peterson starts out the day shagging fly balls in the outfield. Then, he changes gloves and heads to the infield to take some grounders. stocks start week at new highs on deals and earnings, 21 Feb 2017 15:12:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday. Energy companies are rising more than the rest of the market. Consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz is falling after it withdrew a $143 billion offer for competition Unilever, but several other food and household goods makers are rising as investors bet Kraft will make an offer for one of those companies instead. police stop gas truck speeding against traffic, 21 Feb 2017 15:13:17 GMTMADRID (AP) — Police in Barcelona fired gunshots Tuesday to stop a man who stole a butane gas truck and drove it at high speed against traffic on a city highway, ramming several cars along the way, a police spokeswoman said. Authorities ruled out terrorism as a motive. lawmakers extend tolerance to cultivating cannabis, 21 Feb 2017 16:08:10 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch lawmakers on Tuesday voted in favor of tolerating the cultivation of cannabis, a move that could bring to an end a key paradox of the relaxed Dutch policy on marijuana and hashish., Egypt back 2-state solution for Israel, Palestinians, 21 Feb 2017 16:18:41 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Jordan and Egypt are reasserting support for a Palestinian state, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said that peace in the Middle East does not necessarily depend on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. King, Tim Hortons owner adding Popeyes to holdings, 21 Feb 2017 16:18:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain. King, Tim Hortons parent to buy Popeyes for $1.8B, 21 Feb 2017 15:37:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Restaurant Brands International says it'll pay $1.8 billion for Popeyes, bringing the fried chicken chain under the same corporate umbrella as Burger King and Tim Hortons. salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount, 21 Feb 2017 16:16:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. Brianna: Why do my student loan payments bug me so much?, 21 Feb 2017 15:16:23 GMT"Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to economy seen running at near 6-year high, 21 Feb 2017 15:32:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — Economic growth in the 19-country eurozone accelerated in February to a near six-year high, a closely watched survey found Tuesday.