FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Jul 2015 19:36:52 -07:00World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe, 02 Jul 2015 23:23:08 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's more than the world's largest folk art market. It's about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own businesses. and technology: California learns to save water, 02 Jul 2015 23:58:16 GMTRANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (AP) — Billboards and TV commercials, living room visits, guess-your-water-use booths, and awards for water stinginess — a wealthy swath of Orange County that once had one of the worst records for water conservation in drought-stricken California is turning things around, proving it's possible to get people to change their ways. court to look at blocking Tulsa grand jury probe, 03 Jul 2015 01:48:46 GMTThe Oklahoma Supreme Court said Thursday it will consider whether to stop a grand jury investigation into an embattled sheriff whose longtime friend and volunteer deputy fatally shot an unarmed man. concerned about US ruling for resort developer, 02 Jul 2015 23:16:16 GMTKINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The Bahamas attorney general expressed frustration Thursday with a decision by the developer of a $2.5 billion hotel-and-casino project in Nassau to file for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court. Pharoah headed to Haskell for next race, 03 Jul 2015 01:19:24 GMTOCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah is headed to the Jersey Shore. Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarks, 03 Jul 2015 00:58:52 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. But Paulina Vega of Colombia says she isn't giving up her crown. Pharoah to race at Monmouth Park in Haskell, 03 Jul 2015 00:17:38 GMTOCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah is headed to the Jersey Shore. explosive wounds 5 in Colombian capital, police say, 02 Jul 2015 22:44:09 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade explosive went off in the financial district of Colombia's capital Thursday, wounding five people, police said.'80s file shows plan for Hong Kong 'plantation' in NIreland, 02 Jul 2015 23:02:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — A bizarre plan to relocate the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland was considered an option in the uncertain years before Britain handed back the former British colony to Chinese rule, formerly classified government files showed. rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flap, 03 Jul 2015 01:07:48 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel. investigators find that weather caused church fire, 02 Jul 2015 23:04:39 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say weather caused the fire that destroyed a predominantly black church in South Carolina. in toaster among many drug parcels sent to Hawaii, 03 Jul 2015 02:21:42 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Federal agents last month intercepted a package mailed to Hawaii from Southern California containing a toaster oven. Hidden inside the four-slice toaster, there appeared to be 6 pounds of crystal meth.'s 9th-inning single helps Braves beat Scherzer 2-1, 03 Jul 2015 02:17:29 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee, 03 Jul 2015 01:46:01 GMTMARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in the middle of the night in eastern Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and sending dozens to the hospital with respiratory issues and nausea. Defense attorneys try to show theater shooter insane, 03 Jul 2015 00:43:30 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The first week of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' defense case has provided new details about his mental state around the time he killed 12 people and injured 70 more during a packed midnight movie premiere. town's Boom Box Parade celebrates 30th year, 03 Jul 2015 00:22:42 GMTWILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — The Independence Day Boom Box parade in Willimantic, Connecticut, is celebrating its 30th year. Brown approves removing 'lynching' from California law, 02 Jul 2015 23:41:36 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that removes the word "lynching" from California law. Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68, 03 Jul 2015 02:19:06 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit's blue-collar roots. town's Boom Box Parade celebrates its 30th year, 03 Jul 2015 00:32:23 GMTWILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — The town's annual Independence Day parade once again will include the traditional Little League teams, floats sponsored by local businesses, fire trucks and politicians. But, for the 30th consecutive year, there will be no marching bands. Things to Know for Friday, 03 Jul 2015 01:03:08 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash, 03 Jul 2015 00:42:54 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Malaysia told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it plans to submit a resolution soon that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year. suburb hit by plane disasters twice in 10 years, 03 Jul 2015 00:13:23 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — A decade ago, when an Indonesian passenger jet crashed into a quaint neighborhood in Indonesia's third-biggest city, Medan, Waktu Tarigan thought he'd never witness anything like that again. He was wrong. days before pope visit, Ecuador protests aim at president, 03 Jul 2015 01:55:10 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Thousands of people turned out for protest marches across Ecuador on Thursday to call for the ouster of President Rafael Correa just three days before a visit by Pope Francis. War II POWs from Colorado get long-delayed medals, 02 Jul 2015 23:07:24 GMTLAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated. OFF: Hamilton vs Angels; Kershaw tries to break skid, 03 Jul 2015 00:41:19 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues Friday: camp resort for pot users falls through, 03 Jul 2015 01:38:06 GMTDURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A planned pot-friendly ranch resort in southwest Colorado has been snuffed before it opened. The 170-acre CannaCamp resort touted weed-friendly activities such as hiking and fishing. Interview: Wade chooses to stay with Heat, 03 Jul 2015 02:23:31 GMTMIAMI (AP) — After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him. decries police shooting of man, says he had no real gun, 03 Jul 2015 01:13:48 GMTBROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — The wife of a man killed by police on Thursday said she told authorities there were no real firearms in her home before two officers shot him to death. Prosecutors said the man had pointed a realistic-looking BB gun at the officers before they opened fire. says it has contract deal with flight attendants, 03 Jul 2015 02:00:33 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines says it has a tentative contract agreement with the union representing its flight attendants. clerk sued for not issuing gay-marriage licenses, 02 Jul 2015 22:54:57 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses — or any marriage licenses at all — following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry. Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard weds in Idaho, 02 Jul 2015 22:56:04 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Hubbard of the country duo Florida Georgia Line has tied the knot. says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang, 03 Jul 2015 02:29:02 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Officials say a 6.5 magnitude earthquake has hit China's far western region of Xinjiang. UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugees, 03 Jul 2015 01:36:23 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United Nations' food agency is cutting back on assistance to thousands of Syrian refugees after an appeal for a ceasefire to enable Syrians feed themselves went unheeded, World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said on Friday. No evidence IRS employees told to destroy info, 03 Jul 2015 00:22:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found no evidence that IRS employees were told to destroy or hide information from Congress, the Justice Department or an inspector general in the probe of erased emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal, according to an internal report released late Thursday. linked to Sen. Menendez released from jail, 03 Jul 2015 00:55:28 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez has been released under a bond agreement. report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming, 03 Jul 2015 00:25:14 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Polar bears are at risk of dying off if humans don't reverse the trend of global warming, a blunt U.S. government report filed Thursday said. is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC, 03 Jul 2015 01:53:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. fires not usually arson; weather found as cause in SC, 03 Jul 2015 00:22:23 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As social media buzzed about church fires in the South, investigators announced Thursday that weather caused a destructive blaze at a predominantly black church in South Carolina. replaces Dempsey as US captain for CONCACAF Gold Cup, 03 Jul 2015 00:11:39 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Michael Bradley will be the U.S. captain for the CONCACAF Gold Cup rather than Clint Dempsey. Saudi king censors TV host, pro-Brotherhood scholar, 02 Jul 2015 23:55:59 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A government-linked Saudi news website reported Thursday that King Salman ordered an investigation and trial of a pro-Muslim Brotherhood scholar and a television host after an episode that was critical of his predecessor King Abdullah's policies toward the outlawed Islamist group. of Massachusetts man killed by police decries shooting, 03 Jul 2015 00:37:35 GMTBROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — The wife of a Massachusetts man killed by police says she told authorities there were no real firearms in her home before two officers shot him to death. Prosecutors say the man had pointed a realistic-looking BB gun at the officers. Woods shoots 4-under 66 at Greenbrier Classic, 03 Jul 2015 00:43:21 GMTWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — For a change, Tiger Woods got off to a good start. Cup field puts haves and have-nots on display, 03 Jul 2015 00:00:08 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — One of the benefits of an expanded field of 24 teams at the Women's World Cup this year was that there were lots of fresh faces playing in Canada, teams like Ivory Coast, Ecuador and Cameroon. score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0, 03 Jul 2015 02:15:03 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Thursday night behind a dominant pitching performance by Yovani Gallardo and three relievers. van explodes on California freeway, 03 Jul 2015 01:55:57 GMTIVANPAH, Calif. (AP) — Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small "psychedelic explosions" emanating from the van on the side of the freeway. Suspect high on meth during Arizona killings, 03 Jul 2015 00:15:27 GMTFLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A missing Phoenix-area couple were killed and buried in the yard of a man who told investigators he was high on methamphetamine when he shot the husband and wife, authorities said Thursday. bombings wound 8 people in Colombia's capital, police say, 03 Jul 2015 01:37:29 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two bombs exploded in different parts of Colombia's capital Thursday, wounding eight people in attacks that appeared aimed at a private pension fund, authorities said. to visit prison where convicted monsignor is locked up, 03 Jul 2015 00:06:31 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A prison that Pope Francis plans to visit during his U.S. trip houses a former church official jailed for his handling of priest sexual-abuse complaints. detain man found in NC mall with rifle, ammunition, 03 Jul 2015 01:45:17 GMTFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say they have detained a man walking through a mall with an assault rifle, a bulletproof vest, and multiple rounds of ammunition. killed in World War II is buried in Massachusetts, 02 Jul 2015 23:49:13 GMTWESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Marine killed in World War II in the Pacific battle of Tarawa has been buried in his Massachusetts hometown.