FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:02:44 -08:00NATO ministers approve new reinforcements for eastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cda53fa916ba4c8383d7f9b208c1fa57Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:41:03 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers on Wednesday approved new multinational reinforcements to beef up defenses of frontline alliance members most at risk from Russia, the alliance's secretary-general announced.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cda53fa916ba4c8383d7f9b208c1fa57Woman, 2 daughters fatally stabbed at NY hotel; 3rd kid hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8462f78c10543bdbb1dca089cd8b4a7Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:08:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A man repeatedly stabbed his girlfriend and all three of her children Wednesday morning at a hotel that was being used for homeless housing, killing her and two of her daughters, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8462f78c10543bdbb1dca089cd8b4a7APNewsBreak: Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7b5b6c50264af3a241c16e0c073d65Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:53:07 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that Brian Vickers will replace injured driver Tony Stewart at Daytona International Speedway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7b5b6c50264af3a241c16e0c073d65AP sources: Christie expected to end 2016 White House bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea310a63546c4cbe8c3e94bb7d6a450cWed, 10 Feb 2016 20:57:14 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to end his campaign for the Republican nomination for president after a disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary, two people familiar with his plans told The Associated Press on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea310a63546c4cbe8c3e94bb7d6a450cBrowns linebacker Armonty Bryant indicted on drug chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be8f4473dc77447a8dd52ee529e561a4Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:40:29 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant has been indicted on two felony drug charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be8f4473dc77447a8dd52ee529e561a4In Illinois, Obama issues an appeal for political unityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1118977a8854539ad973320c8a00f52Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:35:17 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — President Barack Obama returned Wednesday to the Illinois capital where he launched his national political career and appealed for help ridding politics of "polarization and meanness" that discourage participation in civic life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1118977a8854539ad973320c8a00f52Ex-NYC mayoral aide's son posts bail in stabbing death casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775f5c50b94d4ed4bcd15a089fd7d515Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:30:17 GMTEDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The son of a former aide to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife has been freed on bail on charges he fatally stabbed a teenager in New Jersey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775f5c50b94d4ed4bcd15a089fd7d515Clothing salesman convicted of killing New York shopkeepershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aeb2b4eac3634643a5c419369b56447fWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:19:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A clothing salesman on trial for the serial slayings of three New York City shopkeepers has been convicted of murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aeb2b4eac3634643a5c419369b56447fTwitter signals more distress as user growth flatlineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a64cf199373840aea054ec701d265702Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:59:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. But it's starting to look more like a novelty stand as social-media users flock to other services that strike a more personal chord.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a64cf199373840aea054ec701d265702Liverpool fans score apology, U-turn from owners on ticketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91387dc2852647ab9ed981fb195aa90dWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:48:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — Liverpool's American owners apologized to fans and reversed planned rises in ticket prices on Wednesday, insisting they were not "greedy."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91387dc2852647ab9ed981fb195aa90dReview: 'Zoolander 2' tries a little too hard to up the antehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba02858090d4818b2e2ace13ebb663eWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:05:47 GMTIn case you don't follow the global fashion calendar, Fashion Week has just begun in New York, bringing with it a few nice clothes plus the usual over-the-top weirdness — bizarrely themed runway shows and front-row fashionistas teetering on stilt-like heels, swathed in feathers and smoothed out with dangerous doses of Botox.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba02858090d4818b2e2ace13ebb663eViewer's Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba2895b4be114303b73bf43003f9fd8cWed, 10 Feb 2016 20:53:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary left some GOP candidates with a hard-knocks hangover and others just happy to still be alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba2895b4be114303b73bf43003f9fd8cLisa Borders announced as new WNBA Presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9302ee204898455cb1d1a498b7149eb6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:05:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lisa Borders has been a fan of the WNBA ever since she helped bring a team to Atlanta. Now she's the league's new president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9302ee204898455cb1d1a498b7149eb6Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d6463702d04dbf8ee7238a1a55eb6bWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:36:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy's growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d6463702d04dbf8ee7238a1a55eb6bPope visit to Mexico basilica highlights Guadalupe influencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba45aac6806f434d9976c2eb18bc5e8dWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:15:29 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A weathered pastel image of the Virgin of Guadalupe hangs from German Herrera Hernandez's dashboard, watching over his passengers from her perch next to his cigarettes, gum and the handful of coins he uses to make change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba45aac6806f434d9976c2eb18bc5e8dIowa big man Adam Woodbury silences criticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3ff24a3b31c43b7b87f8bc01233a2caWed, 10 Feb 2016 20:34:17 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Adam Woodbury is often viewed as the blue-chip recruit who never lived up to expectations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3ff24a3b31c43b7b87f8bc01233a2caSearch finds 2nd plane in ocean off Los Angeles coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db7f7759976e4e158d0eccfeb4ab41f9Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:11:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Searchers have recovered the second of two small planes believed to have collided over the ocean outside the port of Los Angeles last week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db7f7759976e4e158d0eccfeb4ab41f9Concern over health of Guantanamo prisoner in 9/11 casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb92d6dafacf4f6f86d299b32e8ec9b6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:27:15 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Amnesty International has taken up the cause of a Guantanamo prisoner who is said to be in declining health as he awaits trial for his alleged role in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb92d6dafacf4f6f86d299b32e8ec9b6The odds are high that Spieth enjoys Pebble Beachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd8a50077cd249188e9f25f08310a483Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:35:44 GMTPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Spieth rarely sees a shot as impossible, sometimes when he doesn't even have a club in his hand.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd8a50077cd249188e9f25f08310a483Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa50adf3e2484df9a3ee32559b212e73Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:49:26 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state — a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa50adf3e2484df9a3ee32559b212e73Minneapolis police shooting case goes to prosecutorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b843e85f70c24d218b1da2be80504621Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:49:50 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota authorities have completed their investigation into the November fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police officers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b843e85f70c24d218b1da2be805046212 deputies wounded, suspect dead in shopping center shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a8138d23e047ce90fa627b0263c7b5Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:03:23 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — A man shot a sheriff's deputy in the head inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and wounded another deputy during a shootout, authorities and witnesses said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a8138d23e047ce90fa627b0263c7b5Obama administration struggles to craft ceasefire in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b6a6786cd104de6b29458f452605317Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:47:09 GMTMUNICH (AP) — The Obama administration's struggle to craft a ceasefire in Syria's civil war has resulted in a confusing mix of shifting priorities that have exposed a policy toward Syria that few understand, and even fewer see working. As it tries to navigate a truce to spur peace talks, the administration has become increasingly torn in between its loyalty to Turkey as a NATO ally and to its longtime Arab partner, Saudi Arabia, and the cold pragmatism of Russia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b6a6786cd104de6b29458f452605317AP source: U.S. Department of Justice expected to announce civil rights suit against Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2dfcaef1413467d88f1e6efa868216eWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:56:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: U.S. Department of Justice expected to announce civil rights suit against Ferguson.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2dfcaef1413467d88f1e6efa868216eBelt, Giants agree at $6.2 million just before hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94a17318f1b24ff684fd6b35c1c3c322Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:09:54 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — First baseman Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6.2 million, one-year contract.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94a17318f1b24ff684fd6b35c1c3c322Kentucky could have 2 marriage licenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c7c726b8fa425a81cb4a679081156fWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:37:25 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers have proposed two marriage license forms, one designed for gay couples and another for straight couples.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c7c726b8fa425a81cb4a679081156fThe Latest: Russia has held important talks with US on Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc04afb51def4de7ad2229bdcee56a51Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:03:26 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc04afb51def4de7ad2229bdcee56a51Man suspected of wounding 3 after basketball game jailedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/735ee044c62e457c898844655239e54eWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:41:27 GMTMUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have jailed a 21-year-old man suspected of shooting and wounding three people outside of a western Michigan high school basketball game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/735ee044c62e457c898844655239e54eBrother: Right-to-die advocate Christy O'Donnell dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74821f783a1d4586838c41fc5c81d5d6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:54:11 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A relative says Christy O'Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She was 47.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74821f783a1d4586838c41fc5c81d5d6Tesla's 4Q net loss doubleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5891f4c18024c9493753b620bcad162Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:57:36 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors says its net loss more than doubled to $320 million in the fourth quarter, hurt by lower-than-planned production of its new Model X SUV.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5891f4c18024c9493753b620bcad162Tuscaloosa, Alabama, officers disciplined after arrest videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85928dff35414ca788637c067bad2460Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:45:07 GMTTUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A police chief says officers who were recorded using a stun gun and baton on University of Alabama students after a football game party last fall have been ordered to do more training and one remains on paid administrative leave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85928dff35414ca788637c067bad2460The Latest: 2nd child dies after stabbing at NYC hotelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d26392e2cd41a286d04570076ccd77Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:35:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing of a woman and three children on Staten Island (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d26392e2cd41a286d04570076ccd77Judge: new order against enforcing Louisiana abortion lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e493f39cdecb4f9782367760fa56d4b2Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:52:44 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing a law that he says would keep most women from getting abortions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e493f39cdecb4f9782367760fa56d4b2An early rally in stocks is mostly gone by the closing bellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89dd0136d700424e95e02302dd7a6ab1Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:59:31 GMTThe Federal Reserve's latest signals on interest rates gave U.S. stocks a lift for much of Wednesday, but the rally didn't last.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89dd0136d700424e95e02302dd7a6ab1VW, Audi, BMW recall nearly 1.7M vehicles in air bag messhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a33cff9b4ab244e0947481ca8ce34208Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:32:54 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen, Audi and BMW are recalling nearly 1.7 million vehicles with Takata air bag inflators that can rupture and hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a33cff9b4ab244e0947481ca8ce34208Spain: Puppeteers in terror case released from jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f473ea1d0e584697bccd45c0f5f03a10Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:47:53 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Spanish court on Wednesday released two puppeteers jailed since last week for allegedly praising terrorism in a controversial Carnival show funded with public money.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f473ea1d0e584697bccd45c0f5f03a10Ferguson is defiant again in deal with Justice Departmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa2da66802b44e91813d35f3e1914a16Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:03:33 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Defiance has often defined Ferguson in the 18 months since a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown and provoked an examination of how poor people and minorities are treated in the St. Louis suburb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa2da66802b44e91813d35f3e1914a16Man freed while awaiting new trial on flawed hair evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14af79ff60043868c04801b9159a800Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:53:42 GMTNEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A man who spent three decades in prison based in part on a single strand of hair has won release as he awaits a new trial in Massachusetts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14af79ff60043868c04801b9159a800Venezuela malls scale back hours as government cuts energyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f18e88174bd84a0a91ddf4bd67a712b8Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:51:58 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Shops in malls across Venezuela closed their doors Wednesday afternoon to comply with a government electricity rationing order.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f18e88174bd84a0a91ddf4bd67a712b8Hold the onions! Panera works to quell rage of wrong ordershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7b038998c8f4a11ac891cd299b8ae86Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:53:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Panera wants to eliminate one of the biggest scourges of eating out — bungled orders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7b038998c8f4a11ac891cd299b8ae86Missouri boy, 3, found dead in van hours after going missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc083d23f8134003b29438251499945fWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:48:01 GMTIRONTON, Mo. (AP) — A 3-year-old Missouri boy who reportedly went missing early Wednesday from his grandfather's home was found dead hours later, draped in a blanket in a neighbor's van about a mile away, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc083d23f8134003b29438251499945fHawaii's big wave surf competition called offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8c672c50c774e67bd014af0d8aeba8aWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:59:07 GMTHALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau would have gone out. But Wednesday's surf in Hawaii didn't stack up to his namesake competition's big-wave standards and the event was called off hours before it was supposed to happen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8c672c50c774e67bd014af0d8aeba8aWisconsin's Feingold avoiding Democratic presidential pickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb9c44cf15754504866073fb6cd02c16Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:33:21 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? The question is much more than a ballot choice for Democrat Russ Feingold, whose hopes of reclaiming the Senate seat he held for 18 years rests with Wisconsin voters heavily invested in the presidential nomination fight.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb9c44cf15754504866073fb6cd02c16The Latest: Backers urge California coast panel to keep exechttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d7e0288096442a9559f1254da9f2e6Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:25:35 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a proposal by the powerful California Coastal Commission to fire its top executive (all times local).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d7e0288096442a9559f1254da9f2e6Connecticut officers sued in stun gun death of Hispanic manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84cbbe5bdab04bd3bb875feffe3d47a8Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:30:23 GMTEAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges officers with a Connecticut police department used excessive and racially discriminatory force on a man that resulted in his death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84cbbe5bdab04bd3bb875feffe3d47a8Latest: Ferguson leaders willing to talk to Justicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/820611af2c514c4ba0d07621f7a0ad9bWed, 10 Feb 2016 20:59:05 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The latest on efforts by Ferguson to reach a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to improve police and court practices in the St. Louis suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/820611af2c514c4ba0d07621f7a0ad9bNestle terminates IAAF sponsorship over doping scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1ff4d5433454936a6514acaef1117d1Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:55:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — Food and beverage giant Nestle told the IAAF on Wednesday that it terminated its sponsorship of athletics' governing body over fears the doping scandal could damage the company's image.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1ff4d5433454936a6514acaef1117d1Police: 2 wounded, officer hurt in shooting in Tennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7ec77b7c6a48049862707b375b2577Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:57:56 GMTRIPLEY, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting-incident in Ripley, where two people were wounded by police and an officer was injured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7ec77b7c6a48049862707b375b2577The Latest: Prosecutors say ex-sheriff should face 6 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d44fbcbf94d4bde8e39637d1c64883bWed, 10 Feb 2016 20:55:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's agreement to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d44fbcbf94d4bde8e39637d1c64883bMayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f941f90056ae4233b467df3e83595951Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:36:20 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Skateboarders in Philadelphia are feeling the love from Love Park now that the mayor has temporarily lifted a ban on skating there until it closes for renovations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f941f90056ae4233b467df3e83595951