FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:26:13 -07:00Serena Williams could face Sharapova in US Open semifinalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf4ca60626c45ffbafef2f544186b92Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:50:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams could play an All-American U.S. Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf4ca60626c45ffbafef2f544186b92Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86ecd98771c74c939ef9a65903ecb737Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:28:09 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86ecd98771c74c939ef9a65903ecb737Company: Settlement reached in lawsuit over Gulf oil leakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b9f0f7e5bbb4f2f9ff43b8ec60974ecThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:47:43 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans energy company said Thursday it has reached a settlement agreement with environmental groups in a lawsuit stemming from the company's failed efforts to stop a decade-old, slow-motion oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b9f0f7e5bbb4f2f9ff43b8ec60974ecContact lens makers taking fight over price law to courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85fbc3a358334881ab043875465996f0Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:15:16 GMTDENVER (AP) — Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85fbc3a358334881ab043875465996f0Judge won't toss charges in Chinatown racketeering casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b855c03852248e480faaf6ca8a67b55Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:57:33 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out a racketeering case against a man arrested in a money laundering and corruption probe centered in San Francisco's Chinatown that also led to charges against a California state senator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b855c03852248e480faaf6ca8a67b55A Q&A with Wall Street's top psychiatrist on market turmoilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6adf3d17b3a94c5797793d01034cbb05Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:07:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6adf3d17b3a94c5797793d01034cbb05Records: Parents of slain Ohio boys rejected state care planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1f5999d790046268ecd5ffe79de8336Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:47:22 GMTBELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — Records show the parents of three young boys whose mother is suspected of suffocating them rejected Ohio's care plan for the family earlier this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1f5999d790046268ecd5ffe79de8336Lee, Rowlands, Reynolds to receive honorary Academy Awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d17e3f5abe4bccadfa208f58fb73fcThu, 27 Aug 2015 19:50:58 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds are the season's first Oscar winners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d17e3f5abe4bccadfa208f58fb73fcEx-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb2492b9ca784325b02a60124eb0b984Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:55:04 GMTDarryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb2492b9ca784325b02a60124eb0b984Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8715806d693463384907b566f69a462Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:18:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won approval for the second medicine in a new class of biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8715806d693463384907b566f69a462Figures on government spending and debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc53aee70a914032a347f94e5d7aabe4Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:23:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc53aee70a914032a347f94e5d7aabe4FDA lays out proposal for naming lower-cost biotech drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beac18c175cb4c478baedc597bb868d9Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:57:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration released its proposal Thursday for naming lower-cost biotech drugs, a critical step in creating a market for the new class of medicines.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beac18c175cb4c478baedc597bb868d9Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2f3d561618c4c26b729ac1d90b24986Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:09:22 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2f3d561618c4c26b729ac1d90b24986Deliberations begin in New Hampshire prep school rape trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9958d1058c264b088afbe410484d92afThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:49:16 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Jurors deliberating the fate of a former prep school senior charged with raping a freshman were left to decide Thursday who was more credible: the defendant, who credited "divine inspiration" with helping him end their escalating sexual encounter, or the accuser, who couldn't recall telling a friend what sex acts she was prepared to perform.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9958d1058c264b088afbe410484d92afGregory's work to impress Cowboys now showing on field, toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9020563ec8a54855b89ebf9404453640Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:50:22 GMTOXNARD, Calif. (AP) — At times this summer, Randy Gregory would sign autographs and give interviews until Dallas team personnel had to just about pull him off the field during training camp.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9020563ec8a54855b89ebf9404453640Obama sees message of resilience on streets of New Orleanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dcd1de509864ac4a7d8d64a8f1beb96Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:09:29 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting on tidy porch stoops and dining at a thriving corner eatery, President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dcd1de509864ac4a7d8d64a8f1beb96Shoemaker shuts down hometown Tigers, pitches Angels to winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60dee380a96840e8a2f5fba4088682e3Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:11:02 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Matt Shoemaker pitched one-hit ball into the eighth inning in his hometown ballpark, Albert Pujols drove in one run and scored another and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60dee380a96840e8a2f5fba4088682e3For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f069c48876a84ba3bf7caea14ad3fd6bThu, 27 Aug 2015 21:04:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f069c48876a84ba3bf7caea14ad3fd6bBoard punts decision on embattled Albuquerque schools chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4ca9b524dba481985bdbfb5ef5e2ac8Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:36:07 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The new but embattled superintendent of New Mexico's largest school district has been granted a reprieve after school board members put off making a decision Thursday regarding his future at the helm of the troubled district.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4ca9b524dba481985bdbfb5ef5e2ac84 killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5cd3848bd4e4021953edb555aa897d3Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:05:07 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5cd3848bd4e4021953edb555aa897d3Trump, Cruz to hold joint event to blast Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a12d87e173cb4efb954986ce66af20edThu, 27 Aug 2015 21:15:42 GMTGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are expected to headline a Capitol Hill rally against President Obama's proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, both candidates confirmed Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a12d87e173cb4efb954986ce66af20edUS stocks end sharply higher after Chinese market surgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f73da767148402f8540cda10be6a3e9Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:03:45 GMTInvestors were in a buying mood again on Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second straight day as they took advantage of this month's sell-off.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f73da767148402f8540cda10be6a3e9Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f93f34fa91fb40a7a5e48cc0302b4504Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:48:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It will be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f93f34fa91fb40a7a5e48cc0302b4504St. Jude and Tiffany are big market movershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0a09363fe8a4eae91fd3254623e9ac6Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:33:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0a09363fe8a4eae91fd3254623e9ac6Feds: Arizona man helped student get Islamic State traininghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb452a45879a4fc4871d4c96dfeb922cThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:09:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An Arizona man has been charged with helping a New York college student get Islamic State training in Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb452a45879a4fc4871d4c96dfeb922cOil jumps 10 percent for biggest one-day gain since 2008http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e8be9ca37d04f5e92fbf31e32af735fThu, 27 Aug 2015 19:51:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Oil soared more than 10 percent Thursday, its biggest one-day gain since late 2008, lifted by resurgent global stock markets and a report showing the U.S. economy grew faster than previously reported in the second quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e8be9ca37d04f5e92fbf31e32af735fAshton Eaton begins defense of decathlon title at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/737a58314b204c849553c4cb353ce685Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:05:29 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Ashton Eaton is in good shape, maybe even his best shape in quite a while. Mentally, he's as strong as ever, too.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/737a58314b204c849553c4cb353ce685The Latest on TV shooting: Celebration before the shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77dbb4f50fcb44df9c58e3e0cd6aef0eThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:14:14 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77dbb4f50fcb44df9c58e3e0cd6aef0eUtah man dies from plague in 4th fatal case in US this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79ccf3e1444f4bd88a0d02bfc07f9882Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:43:56 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man in his 70s has died after contracting the plague, bringing to four the number of deaths from the disease reported in the United States this year, health officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79ccf3e1444f4bd88a0d02bfc07f9882Americans add 2 golds at worlds from Felix and Taylorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7470da354f3b47e180eabec3aafe0edfThu, 27 Aug 2015 21:09:42 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Allyson Felix and Christian Taylor were out of their comfort zones at the world championships.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7470da354f3b47e180eabec3aafe0edfBeyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc184085b9cf462da65f5220e412641fThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:38:44 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc184085b9cf462da65f5220e412641fObama walks New Orleans streets, says city 'moving forward'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba5c8b3f1bc24b85a2cb32e8085e980eThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:37:48 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting on tidy porch stoops and dining at a thriving corner eatery, President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba5c8b3f1bc24b85a2cb32e8085e980eLawyer on trial, accused of coaching witnesses to liehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c109d8022bc4f2c9e636acde60b2f35Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:44:35 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The question about how far lawyers can go in providing clients the strongest defense underlies a rare trial coming to a close in Chicago, where prosecutors accuse a prominent attorney of coaching defendants and witnesses to outright lie.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c109d8022bc4f2c9e636acde60b2f352 rescued from The Venetian hotel-casino's canalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a18f10712a8a497cb750f9d99f69ebabThu, 27 Aug 2015 19:59:28 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say two men rescued from The Venetian hotel-casino's canal on the Las Vegas Strip were hospitalized this week in critical condition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a18f10712a8a497cb750f9d99f69ebabDe la Riva, Paratore lead after 1st round of Czech Mastershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/deb715ebc09547278632e19ec5eb45d8Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:38:42 GMTVYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Both Eduardo De la Riva and Renato Paratore shot a 7-under 65 to take a shared lead after the first round at the Czech Masters Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/deb715ebc09547278632e19ec5eb45d8Anchor's shock at live TV slayings shifts to poise, strengthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbfb1dbff7a14e31b2be836fa99f425fThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:27:48 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The wide-eyed, open-mouthed look of shock on the face of WDBJ-TV anchor Kim McBroom was seen worldwide after her two co-workers were fatally shot on live television. But as her grieving newsroom went back to work, and she showed poise and strength Thursday as the on-camera leader of a team that refused to give in.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbfb1dbff7a14e31b2be836fa99f425fDodgers finish sweep of Reds with 1-0 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fba4c5e687454ea79788a5105bc0445eThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:04:01 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Zack Greinke and two relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the reeling Cincinnati Reds with a 1-0 win on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fba4c5e687454ea79788a5105bc0445eThe US economy's second quarter went from solid to stellarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62027813793d4772852d53b82c1a970cThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:57:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming months despite global headwinds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62027813793d4772852d53b82c1a970cOn-air gunman became increasingly volatile before killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f488c6e79fff4a0a969142cd3377a4eeThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:45:29 GMTMONETA, Va. (AP) — Vester Flanagan had become increasingly volatile in recent years, picking fights with co-workers and strangers over seemingly mundane incidents or perceived slights well before he fatally shot two former colleagues on live television.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f488c6e79fff4a0a969142cd3377a4eeFormer NFLer Jonathan Martin working on memoirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2b523a8c850491f9b3f472162131d1eThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:54:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Martin, the former NFL tackle who abruptly left the Miami Dolphins and has since said he attempted suicide, is working on a memoir.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2b523a8c850491f9b3f472162131d1eGoogle rejects EU anti-trust allegations as flawedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aa70acbb87e4697bb4808ac7ff54f7bThu, 27 Aug 2015 19:38:13 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Google rejected on Thursday a complaint by Europe's competition watchdog that the Internet giant is abusing its dominance in Web searches to promote its own products.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aa70acbb87e4697bb4808ac7ff54f7bMan charged in death of 9-year-old girl in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76fa1a0eeca84229af2f8794e57cfaa1Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:14:51 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man was charged Thursday with killing a 9-year-old girl who was sitting on her mother's bed doing her homework when shots were fired into her home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76fa1a0eeca84229af2f8794e57cfaa1Slain TV reporter, cameraman were eager young journalistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f94fae06b74c483cba9746ddf4fd49c3Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:43:25 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Alison Parker seemed destined for the anchor chair. Adam Ward was upbeat, the kind of cameraman everyone wanted to work with in the wee hours of the morning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f94fae06b74c483cba9746ddf4fd49c3Dole Food CEO, former top exec ordered to pay $148Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd732d6996a74f59856b7e594bac7977Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:36:31 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Thursday ordered 92-year-old Dole Food CEO David Murdock and a former top lieutenant to pay $148 million in damages for misleading directors and shareholders in a deal that took the company private in 2013.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd732d6996a74f59856b7e594bac79774 plead not guilty in fiery NY crash that killed 2 kids, dadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb48c5e72be8413c8333e78f6266bfe4Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:45:37 GMTCENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A high-speed race along a suburban New York parkway led to a crash that ended in the fiery deaths of a father and his two children, prompting authorities to indict one of the drivers on vehicular homicide, drunken driving and other charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb48c5e72be8413c8333e78f6266bfe4Federal judge blocks new rule that would give government jurisdiction over some state watershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f625043797af46859a3eb9cd6020c0b6Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:57:53 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal judge blocks new rule that would give government jurisdiction over some state waters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f625043797af46859a3eb9cd6020c0b6Health official: States should post local vaccination infohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdfd2a7381c94b7aa43d36dc63f706eaThu, 27 Aug 2015 20:13:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdfd2a7381c94b7aa43d36dc63f706eaThe Latest: Jurors begin deliberating prep school rape casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be6ad2319434fc3ba0c39f5808c9a89Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:54:34 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be6ad2319434fc3ba0c39f5808c9a89Jury: Cable company largely responsible in fatal blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae69f901fc5e4a11b69946de44db16f3Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:50:45 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Time Warner Cable must pay nearly $6 million as part of a lawsuit alleging it was largely responsible for a fatal natural gas explosion that leveled an upscale Kansas City restaurant, jurors ruled Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae69f901fc5e4a11b69946de44db16f3Events mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96df2dac40a74e09891ecf98f7ce4654Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:15:14 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church services and a movie screening to remember Emmett Till.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96df2dac40a74e09891ecf98f7ce4654