FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:10:41 -08:00Professor gets more than 6 years in prison for child pornhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/521991b448294d71a0f3032aa16d2e44Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:12:36 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — An award-winning contemporary literature professor was sentenced to 6 years and 4 months in federal prison for his massive child pornography collection that topped a half million images, a federal judge said on Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/521991b448294d71a0f3032aa16d2e44Legislatures consider special protections for gun industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebb39716a567458d845f8186e0ee3daaMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:07:14 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our underwriting guidelines." In a panic, Clyde called three other companies, which denied him, too.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebb39716a567458d845f8186e0ee3daaWife of senior Islamic State leader charged in US in death of American hostage Kayla Muellerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2b882c49dad43609bc6fadb7a95587eMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:58:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Wife of senior Islamic State leader charged in US in death of American hostage Kayla Mueller.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2b882c49dad43609bc6fadb7a95587eCruise ship that sailed in storm headed back to home porthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9f7c3b48fd49b7b7d2bd1ff9f40c1bMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:10:01 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside. The cruise line says that although no one was injured and the ship suffered only minor damage, it's turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9f7c3b48fd49b7b7d2bd1ff9f40c1bLos Angeles County Sheriff's Department says mistakenly released jail inmate recaptured in Boulder City, Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24ab38463b04edb8b4851240854cc6cMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:39:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says mistakenly released jail inmate recaptured in Boulder City, Nevada.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24ab38463b04edb8b4851240854cc6cNorth Carolina seeks delay to fix 2 congressional districtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be6e21acf74847a3b6df821c0b3c264aMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:21:27 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of North Carolina asked federal judges to delay an order requiring two congressional districts to be redrawn, saying absentee voting is already under way for the March 15 primary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be6e21acf74847a3b6df821c0b3c264aGap reports 7 pct drop for a key sales figure for 4Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d948c9e01e64a598f654cba1b4d0827Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:59:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. reported slumping sales at all three brands for the crucial fourth-quarter, which covers the holiday season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d948c9e01e64a598f654cba1b4d0827Prosecutors say gunmen kidnapped reporter in southern Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e67aa33e5e44eab4bbdcc030348b33Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:03:29 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico say a reporter has been dragged from her home by armed assailants and has not been seen since.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e67aa33e5e44eab4bbdcc030348b33Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zikahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae32dc534dad4281ab0cefa11f5976e4Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:24:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae32dc534dad4281ab0cefa11f5976e4UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb09527fc1d44b19acc84b21782a5d45Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:45:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb09527fc1d44b19acc84b21782a5d45Stallone put his Oscars attendance in Coogler's handshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71a6b5bcdbdb4380a7add8dd59d847afMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:56:55 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The annual Oscar nominees luncheon is generally a time of low-stakes celebration, but this year amid discussions of Oscar diversity and a boycott, as well as dramatic changes to Academy membership, the Monday gathering was also one for reflection.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71a6b5bcdbdb4380a7add8dd59d847afInmate mistakenly released from Los Angeles jail recapturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe093421d7d746ee974a23bf08fd60c5Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:59:22 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month was recaptured Monday in Nevada, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe093421d7d746ee974a23bf08fd60c5Photography business set up under Casey Anthony's namehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58d2018bf38949e2b709a52cdb939c09Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:16:01 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A photography business has been set up in South Florida under Casey Anthony's name, and an address listed for the business belongs to a private investigator with ties to the mother acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58d2018bf38949e2b709a52cdb939c09Cabin smoke forces flight back to Arizona; passengers unhurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7914690de764c4b880a60437afefa02Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:27:41 GMTTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A commercial flight headed to Los Angeles filled with smoke, turned around and made an emergency landing in Tucson, Arizona, where some passengers had to jump from the airplane to the runway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7914690de764c4b880a60437afefa02Studies examine habitat restoration for salmon, steelheadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ed894a3959488e94ca694d9e5f0a3aMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:09:17 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ed894a3959488e94ca694d9e5f0a3aBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be4a007e6e040e1843e422f589483e9Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:53:10 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be4a007e6e040e1843e422f589483e9Agent confirms Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch plans to retirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8877a7654ba4767ba3f2ff4556e7f7eMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:08:55 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — When Marshawn Lynch was brought to Seattle early in the 2010 season, he was acquired because the Seahawks desperately needed a running back.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8877a7654ba4767ba3f2ff4556e7f7eGood Washington snowpack raises hopes of calmer fire seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1cfd8b46c67444094eb1947c0a1c78eMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:50:53 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last year's drought conditions that helped fuel the worst wildfire season in its history, a federal agency said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1cfd8b46c67444094eb1947c0a1c78eObama says the US and Italy are working together in Libyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c96c26f72884e4d9a1b2aac2df105ddMon, 08 Feb 2016 21:20:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Italian President Sergio Mattarella met Monday to discuss efforts to fight the spread of the Islamic State in Libya, where the extremist group is capitalizing on political instability to increase its influence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c96c26f72884e4d9a1b2aac2df105ddFAA: More registered drone operators than registered planeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c4473ecda143ee8cc745792c7e8136Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:08:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered drone operators in the U.S. than there are registered manned aircraft.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c4473ecda143ee8cc745792c7e8136The Latest: State, defense rest at hearing for 'Serial' casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e60355943eef4551962e7ce7aa63e9dbMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:24:52 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Here's the latest on the hearing for Adnan Syed, the convicted killer at the center of the "Serial" podcast who is asking a judge for a new trial. The hearing began last Wednesday and is now in its fourth day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e60355943eef4551962e7ce7aa63e9dbRoad woes aplenty as Big 12 teams navigate conference grindhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd90db9fe4364736a183305371e63205Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:49:58 GMTMANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger warned his then-No. 1 team of the challenge it would face at Kansas State, even though the rebuilding Wildcats were near the bottom of the Big 12 standings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd90db9fe4364736a183305371e63205Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP lawmaker lashes out at Beyonce videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb96bcb8186a41958dae13c5489ac467Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:09:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Beyonce's new video "Formation" is "pro-Black Panther" and "anti-cop," says a Republican congressman, who argued Monday that it perpetuates a lie about the August 2014 shooting in Missouri of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb96bcb8186a41958dae13c5489ac467Peruvian dies after stepping on land mine at Chile borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dcce9dfca6548a8a022420b0aeca517Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:34:23 GMTLIMA, Peru (AP) — A Peruvian man was killed when he stepped on a land mine trying to cross the border illegally into Chile, authorities said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dcce9dfca6548a8a022420b0aeca517City of Rocky Top settles suit with song copyright holdershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/933ecb010aa94c75a80e9de41edac64eMon, 08 Feb 2016 21:42:08 GMTROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song their town is named after.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/933ecb010aa94c75a80e9de41edac64eCandidates sprint to NH finish _ but brace for long campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d191c38026764ed59ba5054232f43426Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:32:55 GMTSALEM, N.H. (AP) — Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sanders sought to play it safe on the eve of the nation's initial primary. GOP contenders vying for second and third saw fresh hopes for survival after New Hampshire as both parties settled in for a drawn-out slog to the nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d191c38026764ed59ba5054232f43426Peruvian dies after stepping on land mine in Chile borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e3c40f574e4c1baab9f5bcb1a08a47Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:25:03 GMTLIMA, Peru (AP) — Authorities in Peru say a Peruvian man was killed when he stepped on a land mine trying to cross the border illegally into Chile.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e3c40f574e4c1baab9f5bcb1a08a47Man on trial for chain-reaction crash that left officer deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c6cf5c091a64039b583490e9ae2f4d4Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:47:26 GMTMINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor urged a jury Monday to convict a suburban New York man of vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and other charges in the death of a police officer, despite the fact that another driver was actually the one who struck and killed the highway patrolman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c6cf5c091a64039b583490e9ae2f4d4Activists to demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7824142ce5140b5aaa8887093224330Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:44:54 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Activists planned a candlelight vigil Monday night outside the home of Baylor University's president to protest what they regard as the university's weak policing of sexual misconduct, particularly by student athletes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7824142ce5140b5aaa8887093224330Prosecutors to seek death in Memphis officer's shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9f71a7d4f54554b78ece311a44da6dMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:37:41 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday they will seek the death penalty in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9f71a7d4f54554b78ece311a44da6dNo new trial for priest convicted of sex tourism with boyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5b76cbc6c0e4443a9b60222e9f9b789Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:06:33 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A priest who was convicted of sexually assaulting poor street children during missionary trips to Honduras and said federal prosecutors wrongly withheld evidence in his case won't get a new trial, a judge ruled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5b76cbc6c0e4443a9b60222e9f9b789What We Know: US looking for more help in fight against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ef0a72ec6d64cdc89f5cc715788a806Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:32:47 GMTDefense Secretary Ash Carter heads to Brussels this week to try to persuade partners in the 66-nation coalition against the Islamic State group to take on a bigger share of the load.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ef0a72ec6d64cdc89f5cc715788a806Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/917df1fdfbc544cb964464305d33a3c0Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:05:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/917df1fdfbc544cb964464305d33a3c0Super Bowl gets 111.9 million viewers, down from last yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804107b039764d17a529d49062949c89Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:31:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year's average of 111.9 million viewers for Denver's victory over Carolina is down from the past two years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804107b039764d17a529d49062949c89Feds: Army deserter who supported IS faces gun chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed25e4490c684adcab18619aa35e63a6Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:37:20 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — An Army deserter from Washington state who called Osama bin Laden "a beautiful man," made statements supporting the Islamic State group and called for the death of American troops has been charged with illegally possessing firearms, including machine guns, federal prosecutors said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed25e4490c684adcab18619aa35e63a6More than 30 injured in Connecticut casino bus crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79eae52a36ab49a4affe8e3a977b5deeMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:26:37 GMTMADISON, Conn. (AP) — A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring more than 30 people and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79eae52a36ab49a4affe8e3a977b5deeThe Latest: Bloomberg confirms he might run for presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/502a55e449d24fb49e4bfac466e5507cMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:29:19 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/502a55e449d24fb49e4bfac466e5507cReborn Maine mill town offers lessons amid refugee crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4453da74bb14ec899c7ac3692fdc109Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:55:18 GMTLEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4453da74bb14ec899c7ac3692fdc109Box Office Top 20: 'Kung Fu Panda' roars past the Coenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd09c261c23843838c2e8c2cfe70d7d6Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:47:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nothing could punt "Kung Fu Panda 3" from the top spot at the box office over Super Bowl weekend, where the 20th Century Fox animated sequel hauled in $21.2 million in its second week of release.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd09c261c23843838c2e8c2cfe70d7d6Prosecutor visits NY city he called 'cauldron of corruption'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b0a612445b4968806e6e27b79125ffMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:04:07 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal prosecutor behind the convictions of some of the state's most powerful lawmakers on Monday took his anti-corruption fight to the heart of a state government he again criticized for a "rancid culture" of cronyism, venality and insider politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b0a612445b4968806e6e27b79125ffVermont attorney general drops probe of environmentalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba70b279b21047ffb39ffd4d0c41c228Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:15:50 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont attorney general's office has dropped its criminal investigation into whether an environmental activist has operated as a lawyer without a law license in her advocacy for critics of large-scale wind and solar power projects before state regulators.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba70b279b21047ffb39ffd4d0c41c228Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c341588575f34947b4f9d25c0f5a0765Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:26:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c341588575f34947b4f9d25c0f5a0765DOJ agreement could cost Ferguson $3.7 million in first yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5419777780464d8094f9e897e59264d8Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:57:09 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's cost of implementing reforms spelled out in a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice could approach $4 million in the first year alone, according to new estimates that further raise questions about whether the community can afford it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5419777780464d8094f9e897e59264d8American star Evie Stevens to attempt world hour recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80d65b8877784586b8edc8c7b038b791Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:26:01 GMTOlympic cyclist Evelyn Stevens will attempt to break the world hour record later this month at the recently renovated velodrome at the U.S. Olympic training center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80d65b8877784586b8edc8c7b038b791Nyquist 1st out of gate of Top 10 Kentucky Derby contendershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec8d32ee31cb48f5b6d8b61e0f48230dMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:03:40 GMTHe's an Eclipse Award-winning 2-year-old with five victories in five career races. What's not to like about Nyquist?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec8d32ee31cb48f5b6d8b61e0f48230dHighlights from Chipotle's employee meeting on food safetyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abbf19da746441a18571faeab9472b7eMon, 08 Feb 2016 22:10:27 GMTChipotle employees gathered in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms around the country to watch a presentation by executives about the company's food safety procedures. The meeting on Monday came as Chipotle kicks off a push to rally workers and win back customers after being hit by a series of food scares.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abbf19da746441a18571faeab9472b7eWinter storm could dump up to 18 inches of snow on Cape Codhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb846116c4fd4eef96c3312086ccaa61Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:31:33 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop up to 18 inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a casino skidded off a Connecticut highway, injuring at least 30 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb846116c4fd4eef96c3312086ccaa61An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disastershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff299e4491f54274bf0e6274651b4db8Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:07:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff299e4491f54274bf0e6274651b4db8Cleanup plan approved for asbestos-contaminated Montana townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85161a3f95b6430c93f31d7d53be9b97Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:20:05 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval on Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85161a3f95b6430c93f31d7d53be9b97Judge again denies Texas' efforts to block Syrian refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f640d4a061c4f13ab3cce1af8163ed3Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:54:06 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has again ruled against Texas in its efforts to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f640d4a061c4f13ab3cce1af8163ed3