FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Aug 2016 16:17:58 -07:00US intelligence still sorting out NSA hack, 24 Aug 2016 22:56:23 GMTYORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. is still probing the extent of a recent cyber leak of what purports to be hacking tools used by the National Security Agency, the nation's top intelligence official said Wednesday. Black students punished more harshly than whites, 24 Aug 2016 21:59:27 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Black students and students with disabilities attending public schools in Virginia's capital city are more severely and more frequently punished than their classmates, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. seeking $1 billion from Getty Images agency, 24 Aug 2016 21:18:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An accomplished photographer who lets the public use thousands of her images of America for free has sued the Getty Images photo agency in New York for more than $1 billion, saying it's improperly selling her work and sending threatening letters to those who don't pay. Service: Multiple tornadoes in central Indiana, 24 Aug 2016 22:58:11 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Multiple tornadoes touched down in central Indiana on Wednesday, tearing the roofs off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people. league ERA leader Hendricks pitches Cubs past Padres, 24 Aug 2016 23:05:22 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Major league ERA leader Kyle Hendricks pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs finished off a three-game sweep, beating the San Diego Padres 6-3 Wednesday.'s civil protection agency says death toll in earthquake rises to 159, 24 Aug 2016 21:37:41 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italy's civil protection agency says death toll in earthquake rises to 159. man who threw boiled water on gay men gets 40 years, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:11 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery. Latest: FEMA bringing in temporary housing units, 24 Aug 2016 21:43:16 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): votes separate Oklahoma Democrat congressional candidates, 24 Aug 2016 21:27:44 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The runner-up in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat in which the two candidates are separated by only 40 votes said Wednesday he has not decided whether to seek a recount, as the front-runner refocused his campaign against the Republican incumbent in November's general election. arrested after pepper-spraying students at high school, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:40 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police say a woman has been arrested after pepper-spraying a crowd of students at a high school in Atlanta. earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubble, 24 Aug 2016 21:54:29 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 159, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer's final days. Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacks, 24 Aug 2016 21:10:21 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has blamed the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015, a French diplomat said Wednesday. Latest: White House hits Sen. Kirk over Iran comments, 24 Aug 2016 23:08:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Latest: Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation, 24 Aug 2016 22:05:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Latest: Colorado sheriff accused of inmate sex assault, 24 Aug 2016 22:52:31 GMTSTERLING, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a rural Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting a developmentally delayed inmate (all times local): legislative hopeful claims nude photo extortion plot, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:55 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Police are investigating an alleged extortion plot against a Reno Republican running for the state legislature who says he's ending his campaign after someone hacked his email and sent nude photos of him to GOP leaders. tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open, 24 Aug 2016 22:03:27 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed., Henderson set for Canadian Pacific Women's Open, 24 Aug 2016 22:49:19 GMTPRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) — Brooke Henderson is the face of Canadian golf. Lydia Ko is a big hit, too — and every bit as comfortable. Latest: Deaf driver killed by trooper afraid of police, 24 Aug 2016 21:52:16 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a deaf man in North Carolina (all times local): hits 2 homers, Brewers beat Rockies for 4th win in row, 24 Aug 2016 21:54:08 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun hit two home runs and the Milwaukee Brewers tied a season high with their fourth straight win, beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 Wednesday. Sox ballpark changing name to Guarantee Rate Field, 24 Aug 2016 21:41:22 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Maybe the Chicago White Sox will change their luck by changing the name of their stadium. delays sentencing for Kansas man in foiled bomb plot, 24 Aug 2016 22:30:46 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge delayed a sentencing decision Wednesday for a Kansas man who admitted aiding a wannabe Islamic State jihadist's plan to detonate what they thought was a bomb at Fort Riley. lawmakers approve extension of climate change law, 24 Aug 2016 22:14:19 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law — the most aggressive in the nation — by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least through 2030. to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9, 24 Aug 2016 21:36:45 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A ruling in the request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop a four-state oil pipeline under construction near their reservation will come by Sept. 9, a federal judge said Wednesday. towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from US gov't, 24 Aug 2016 21:25:53 GMTHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Communities in nine U.S. states that have been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant. says Iranian boats harassed US ship in Strait of Hormuz, 24 Aug 2016 22:43:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Four Iranian small boats harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired, the chief of naval operations said Wednesday. Clinton defends embattled family foundation, 24 Aug 2016 22:41:19 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that he's proud of people who have donated to the Clinton Foundation and the work the organization has done, as he waded into a dispute that Republicans are hoping will damage his wife's presidential campaign.'s nothing plain about Dak Prescott's debut in Dallas, 24 Aug 2016 22:16:12 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott shrugs at the suggestion that the Dallas rookie quarterback's startling success in two preseason games is a product of what skeptics might call the "vanilla" defenses of the exhibition season. leaning toward knee surgery for pitcher Niese, 24 Aug 2016 22:24:02 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The New York Mets have put pitcher Jonathan Niese on the 15-day disabled list and are leaning to toward knee surgery for the left-hander. earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubble, 24 Aug 2016 21:32:43 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer's final days. gold medalist Simone Biles welcomed home to Texas, 24 Aug 2016 22:31:24 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Fans waved American flags and cheered as Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles arrived home in Texas following the games in Rio de Janeiro. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company, 24 Aug 2016 23:02:18 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin remained mum Wednesday as a pharmaceutical company run by his daughter faced mounting criticism for hiking prices on life-saving allergy injection pens. Korean submarine missile launch shows improved ability, 24 Aug 2016 22:58:20 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea, and possibly parts of Japan, within its striking distance. Latest: 3 kids kidnapped after mom killed found safe, 24 Aug 2016 22:24:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of three children whose mother was killed in Southern California (all times local): Latest: Roofs destroyed, cars damaged in Indiana tornado, 24 Aug 2016 21:32:24 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes touching down in central Indiana (all times local): Latest: Trump wants Congress to return, OK Zika money, 24 Aug 2016 22:59:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): says airstrike in Syria may have killed civilians, 24 Aug 2016 21:14:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says an airstrike in Syria may have inadvertently killed an unspecified number of civilians. Jersey governor vetoes bill requiring smart guns be sold, 24 Aug 2016 21:31:47 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday rejected legislation to increase the sales of smart guns, saying the measure would make the state "inhospitable" to legal gun ownership. concern: How to smooth sailing for the 'Cajun Navy', 24 Aug 2016 21:59:06 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana legislator says he's looking for ways to provide smoother sailing for volunteer boaters — known collectively as the "Cajun Navy" — who turned out to help with water rescues during the recent floods. But so far the ideas being floated have met with skepticism and even anger. expedition off California reveals sunken warship, 24 Aug 2016 21:19:35 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in atomic tests in the Pacific. Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6, 24 Aug 2016 21:23:53 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday. bridge collapse survivor faces terror charge, 24 Aug 2016 22:27:22 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A survivor of the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people now faces terror charges after authorities say he traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group, departing the U.S. just a few weeks after collecting more than $91,000 in settlement money for his injuries. begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year, 24 Aug 2016 22:09:01 GMTFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon. Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacks, 24 Aug 2016 23:07:11 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has concluded that the Syrian government and Islamic State militants carried out chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015, according to its report circulated on Wednesday. no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosa, 24 Aug 2016 21:50:37 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Joey Bosa's holdout turned ugly Wednesday when the San Diego Chargers pulled their contract offer to the first-round draft pick and said they'll restructure a new deal that would reflect him playing less than a full season. Soviets worried about detente after Nixon quit, 24 Aug 2016 22:24:36 GMTYORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Overseas reaction to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974 was mixed: The Soviets expressed worry about the future of detente. North Korea reacted brashly, calling Nixon's exit the "falling out" of the "wicked boss" of American imperialists. South Vietnam put its forces on high alert because it feared the North Vietnamese would take advantage of the vulnerable U.S. political situation. Latest: District says it welcomes dialogue on discipline, 24 Aug 2016 21:45:28 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a federal complaint alleging that public schools in Virginia's capital city more frequently and more harshly punish black students and those with disabilities than their classmates (all times local): charges in shooting of Boston man by terror investigators, 24 Aug 2016 22:29:09 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors will not seek criminal charges against a Boston officer and an FBI agent who fatally shot a man last year who they believed was plotting an attack against police, authorities announced on Wednesday. Latest: Quake rescue work suspended at Italian hotel, 24 Aug 2016 21:00:10 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): I'll campaign for Clinton, down-ticket Democrats, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:37 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he'll campaign actively this fall to send Democrat Hillary Clinton to the White House and bolster the party's congressional candidates, with swings already planned in New Hampshire, New York and Washington state.