FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 11 Feb 2016 15:22:16 -08:00The Latest: Trump: Pope is ill-informed on US-Mexico border, 11 Feb 2016 23:14:30 GMTPAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local): won't postpone officers' trials in Freddie Gray case, 11 Feb 2016 21:24:33 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge is refusing to postpone the trials of three police officers in the Freddie Gray case. in stairwell shooting trial ask to see firearm guide, 11 Feb 2016 21:54:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jurors deliberating the fate of a rookie New York City police officer who fatally shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell have asked for white boards and the departmental firearms guide. buys Maine-based GPS products company DeLorme, 11 Feb 2016 21:58:24 GMTYARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Swiss-based Garmin Ltd., known for its GPS technologies, is buying Maine-based DeLorme, which produces maps and hand-held satellite communications. Latest: Ex-wife reported suspect was at restaurant, 11 Feb 2016 22:22:08 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman fatally shooting two sheriff's deputies and being killed in a shootout (all times local): Film Festival jury questioned over diversity, 11 Feb 2016 22:50:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled Thursday in the debate about diversity in the movie industry, with jury president Meryl Streep dismissing questions about the all-white panel by telling reporters that "we're all Africans, really." arguments wrapped in Habre trial; verdict in May, 11 Feb 2016 21:27:57 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The lawyers for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre closed their final statements Thursday by dismissing the credibility of testimony and reports that placed direct blame on the leader for the deaths of thousands during his rule. Coastal Commission exec: 'Maybe I was too independent', 11 Feb 2016 23:14:17 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the turmoil at the California Coastal Commission (all times local): Explains: Just what are Einstein's gravitational waves?, 11 Feb 2016 22:36:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers on Thursday announced that their new billion-dollar U.S. observatory has detected a gravitational wave, a phenomenon Albert Einstein predicted a century ago in his theory of general relativity. Here's what that breakthrough means. NHL draft to be held in Chicago, 11 Feb 2016 22:18:11 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The 2017 NHL draft is coming to the home of the Chicago Blackhawks. gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks, 11 Feb 2016 21:47:18 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A utility says it has stopped the leak from a ruptured well that gushed massive amounts of natural gas near Los Angeles for 16 weeks. Latest: Oregon refuge will be closed for several weeks, 11 Feb 2016 22:25:24 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters, 11 Feb 2016 21:47:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters. mayor apologizes for billing family of dead boy, 11 Feb 2016 21:35:56 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor of Cleveland apologized Thursday to the family of Tamir Rice, a black 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer, for the city having sent the administrator of the boy's estate a "decedent's last dying expense" claim of $500 for ambulance services. Park Service, Google sharing US artifacts online, 11 Feb 2016 22:14:21 GMTTUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — The National Park Service and Google are making it easier to visit U.S. historic sites without leaving home. look at key players in Oregon wildlife refuge standoff, 11 Feb 2016 22:23:57 GMTThe last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered Thursday, ending a tense standoff that began more than a month ago. The armed group seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 2 and demanded changes to federal land use policies. on verge of recommending ban on bite mark evidence, 11 Feb 2016 22:54:47 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is on the verge of becoming the first state to formally call for a ban on bite mark evidence, which could influence judges across the U.S. and whether they will accept the disputed forensic science in courtrooms. Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?, 11 Feb 2016 22:30:32 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. man arrested after waving gun-like object on live TV, 11 Feb 2016 22:41:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a Brooklyn man caught on camera waving what appeared to be a handgun behind a television reporter during a live broadcast has been arrested. Police: Fargo officer shot during standoff dies, 11 Feb 2016 22:17:32 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer during a standoff at a home in Fargo, North Dakota (all times local): Principal was warned about volunteer's behavior, 11 Feb 2016 22:43:40 GMTGLENARDEN, Md. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against a public school system in Maryland claims that the predatory behavior of a volunteer, who is now facing criminal charges, was known by students and teachers and even reported to the school's principal. unsure of where Iran's enriched uranium is stored, 11 Feb 2016 22:47:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official told lawmakers Thursday he was unsure of the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel as part of the landmark nuclear agreement. accuse prison guards of taking bribes, drug trafficking, 11 Feb 2016 21:59:21 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Dozens of Georgia prison guards agreed to protect drug smuggling operations for a high-level trafficker, believing their status as correctional officers would protect them from a vehicle search if they were stopped by police, authorities said Thursday. In exchange, they received thousands of dollars in bribes. still exists? Yes, and now Time Inc. owns it, 11 Feb 2016 22:45:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Myspace still exists? stock plunges on report of SEC accounting probe, 11 Feb 2016 21:23:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the Boeing Co. plummeted Thursday after a report said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the aircraft manufacturer's accounting. Latest: Police dies after gun battle in suburban Atlanta, 11 Feb 2016 21:28:31 GMTRIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a gun battle during a law enforcement operation in suburban Atlanta that killed an officer and wounded a suspect. (all times local): flock to 72-degree springs to escape cold, 11 Feb 2016 21:34:34 GMTCRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (AP) — Like most sensible creatures, manatees — the sea cows that live in the waters around Florida — seek warmth when it's cold. We Know: Scientists find Einstein's gravity waves, 11 Feb 2016 23:19:16 GMTScientists say they have finally detected gravitational waves, proving Einstein right again. Here's what we know: a recession does to your money, 11 Feb 2016 21:29:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won't know we're in one until well after it's begun — stocks likely still have a long way to go down. lands safely in Los Angeles after declaring emergency, 11 Feb 2016 22:00:22 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An American Airlines plane with a mechanical problem landed safely Thursday after declaring an emergency and diverting to Los Angeles International Airport. airstrikes target Islamic State in Afghanistan, 11 Feb 2016 21:36:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has expanded its fight against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan, launching 20 airstrikes in the eastern part of the country in the last three weeks, U.S. officials said Thursday. Zika casts a pall on some company getaways, 11 Feb 2016 21:57:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It seemed like such a great idea: A company planned a business trip this winter to a warm place that would bring the entire staff together. plans to nominate King as education secretary, 11 Feb 2016 22:45:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate Dr. John B. King Jr. to serve as Education Department secretary after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration, the White House said Thursday. stations along Mexico border vandalized, shot, 11 Feb 2016 22:08:38 GMTTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A humanitarian group in southern Arizona says six of its eight water stations for migrants crossing the Sonoran Desert have been vandalized, including one that was shot at and had the carcass of a coyote next to it. occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI, 11 Feb 2016 21:47:27 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national nature preserve surrendered Thursday, and a leader in their movement who organized a 2014 standoff with authorities was criminally charged in federal court. estimates Los Angeles-area gas leak will cost at least $250 million to $300 million, 11 Feb 2016 22:40:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Utility estimates Los Angeles-area gas leak will cost at least $250 million to $300 million. man awarded $23 million wants apology for shooting, 11 Feb 2016 21:35:19 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 24-year-old black man awarded $23 million in a lawsuit says he forgives the sheriff's deputy who shot and paralyzed him but would like an apology. slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war, 11 Feb 2016 21:23:11 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — Two reporters covering the Dublin gang war have received death threats from criminals because of their work, but they won't be deterred from exposing Ireland's underworld, the country's largest newspaper group said Thursday. detail break-in attempt by man questioned in killing, 11 Feb 2016 22:06:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — Court documents show a man questioned in the killing of Colorado's prisons chief brazenly tried to break into the home of a former corrections employee. estimates LA-area gas leak to cost at least $250M, 11 Feb 2016 22:53:29 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the gas leak near Los Angeles that was stopped for the first time in nearly four months (all times local): opens 2016 season without 2 of its biggest stars, 11 Feb 2016 23:18:21 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when the NASCAR season begins. advances bill to require ultrasounds before abortions, 11 Feb 2016 22:13:52 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Abortion opponents increasingly on the offensive in Kentucky's statehouse advanced legislation Thursday that would require doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant women. Suicide may be reason man shot by Florida deputy, 11 Feb 2016 22:47:28 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A mentally troubled man fatally shot by a Florida deputy while carrying an air rifle may have been attempting to commit so-called "suicide by cop," a police detective testified Thursday at a hearing in the deputy's manslaughter case. police say officer shot during standoff dies, 11 Feb 2016 22:41:10 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota police officer died Thursday after being hit by a gunshot that authorities suspect was fired by a man later found dead in the home where the officer had responded to a domestic disturbance call. seeks federal relief to cover $82M snowstorm costs, 11 Feb 2016 21:58:06 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie asked for federal disaster aid Thursday to help New Jersey pay for last month's winter storm that he was criticized for downplaying during his presidential run.'s right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravity, 11 Feb 2016 21:52:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible "chirp," but it simultaneously opened humanity's ears to the music of the cosmos and proved Einstein right again. stocks slide further on global economic worries, 11 Feb 2016 22:02:41 GMTJitters over the global economy and a steep drop in crude oil knocked U.S. stocks lower for the fourth day in a row Thursday. would allow handguns at Tennessee legislative complex, 11 Feb 2016 21:39:03 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The leaders of the Tennessee House and Senate are moving to end a total gun ban at the legislative office complex. Odom makes appearance at Kanye West fashion show, 11 Feb 2016 21:58:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Odom made his public return at brother-in-law Kanye West's New York Fashion Week show on Thursday. NewsAlert, 11 Feb 2016 21:27:05 GMTRIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — Police: Officer dies after being shot twice during law enforcement operation in suburban Atlanta .