FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Aug 2015 12:10:34 -07:00CDC head says Sierra Leone in strong place with Ebola, 03 Aug 2015 18:25:24 GMTFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone is in a stronger place than it was six months ago to fight Ebola, but the new challenge is to get to zero cases, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday during a visit, as new cases emerged in the city and in an area that had not seen the deadly virus for months., as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount, 03 Aug 2015 19:05:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV 10 days ago. voting on Planned Parenthood, prelude to fall battle, 03 Aug 2015 18:48:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared likely to reject a Republican effort to halt federal funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday. But it was just a prelude to a fall faceoff with higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could reverberate into next year's presidential and congressional elections. managers charged for money $1.95 bln laundering, 03 Aug 2015 18:50:55 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities have charged Russian oil producer Lukoil with complicity in money laundering worth 1.77 billion euros ($1.95 billion). in Hungary begin building fence to stop migrants, 03 Aug 2015 18:48:23 GMTASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian soldiers started building a fence Monday on the border with Serbia, an effort meant to stop the rising flow of migrants trying to enter the European Union. rights activist shot and wounded in the capital, 03 Aug 2015 18:46:18 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A leading rights activist in Burundi was shot and wounded late Monday by unknown assailants in the capital, Bujumbura, a civic leader said. Man fatally shoots defendant waiting at courthouse, 03 Aug 2015 18:16:33 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot a defendant waiting outside a county courthouse in a historic Mississippi town Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, according to law enforcement officials. jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances, 03 Aug 2015 18:41:45 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy. Police officers unlawfully opened fire in death, 03 Aug 2015 18:25:49 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A "paramilitary response" by police in New Mexico unnecessarily escalated an encounter last year that ended when two officers unlawfully opened fire and killed a homeless man despite signs that he wanted to surrender, a special prosecutor said Monday. of woman sent home during heart attack gets $275,000, 03 Aug 2015 18:28:39 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of an Ohio woman who died after being sent home from a hospital while having a heart attack have reached a $275,000 settlement with the facility. shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippi, 03 Aug 2015 18:54:18 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man got out of his pickup, walked up to the defendant in a drug-dealing case and fatally shot him in the chest, then set down his gun and surrendered as deputies confronted him outside a Mississippi courthouse Monday morning, law enforcement officials said. Tipster wrote sexual letters to Aaron Hernandez, 03 Aug 2015 18:50:47 GMTFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An anonymous tipster who raised questions about a juror in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez had a sexually explicit relationship with him, a prosecutor said in a filing released Monday. Latest: Officials identify courthouse shooting suspect, 03 Aug 2015 18:10:51 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local): in Colorado theater shooting declines to rule out death penalty as sentencing advances, 03 Aug 2015 18:40:07 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jury in Colorado theater shooting declines to rule out death penalty as sentencing advances . wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits, 03 Aug 2015 18:12:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply. of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuild, 03 Aug 2015 18:18:16 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life. Murray returns to DC tournament for 1st time since 2006, 03 Aug 2015 19:06:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Andy Murray is back on hard courts for the first time in four months — and back at the Citi Open for the first time in nine years. pleads guilty to killing 10-year-old son found in river, 03 Aug 2015 19:01:56 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota father charged with killing his 10-year-old son and throwing the boy in the river has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Afghan warlord says Taliban weaker amid infighting, 03 Aug 2015 18:34:59 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The confirmed death of the Taliban's reclusive leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has weakened the movement, giving Kabul an opportunity to step up the battle against the insurgency, an Afghan governor and one of the country's most powerful former warlords said Monday. Latest: Holmes jury declines to rule out death penalty, 03 Aug 2015 18:41:15 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal, 03 Aug 2015 18:31:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran. 10 soldiers killed in attack on army camp in north, 03 Aug 2015 18:39:05 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Armed men staged an attack on an army post in a northern Mali village early Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers, a resident said. men on trial in Germany accused of joining Islamic State, 03 Aug 2015 18:20:16 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German court on Monday began hearing the case against two men accused of joining the Islamic State group, with one of the defendants saying before the trial that he would reveal details about the inner workings of the organization. downgraded to tropical storm as it heads to Hawaii, 03 Aug 2015 18:31:39 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo was downgraded to a tropical storm as it continued its course toward the Hawaiian Islands. Williams still weeks away from reappearing at MSNBC, 03 Aug 2015 18:56:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Next week marks the end of Brian Williams' six-month suspension from NBC News for exaggerating his role in news stories, but he isn't expected back on the air in his new job at MSNBC for at least another month. prevents opposition leader from running, 03 Aug 2015 19:04:23 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan election officials rejected a high-profile opposition leader's attempt to register as a candidate Monday for upcoming congressional elections.' attorney general charged with securities fraud, 03 Aug 2015 18:57:36 GMTMcKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was booked Monday on securities fraud charges accusing him of misleading investors in a tech startup, including a state lawmaker, before he took office in January. general seek legislation on oversight powers, 03 Aug 2015 18:10:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A group of inspectors general is appealing to Congress to pass legislation that affirms their ability to conduct independent oversight. face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview, 03 Aug 2015 18:39:25 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. in blast near NAACP office pleads guilty to arson, 03 Aug 2015 18:51:16 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man accused of setting off a small explosion near the NAACP office in Colorado Springs pleaded guilty Monday to arson and other charges under a plea deal with prosecutors. Israelis hurt in Jerusalem fire bomb attack, 03 Aug 2015 18:09:11 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say two people were hurt when a fire bomb was thrown at a passing car in Jerusalem. sanctions Syrian government's energy networks, 03 Aug 2015 19:07:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is targeting 11 companies and individuals suspected of providing energy products the Syrian government of Bashar Assad (bah-SHAR' AH'-sahd) is using in the conflict there. Jays, Royals escalate feud by trading barbs on Twitter, 03 Aug 2015 18:35:54 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Royals and Blue Jays have moved on: After an exchange of hit batters, they're now trading barbs on Twitter. drama 'Hand of God' is actors' delight, stars say, 03 Aug 2015 18:40:25 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ron Perlman is reveling in his role in Amazon's "The Hand of God" and the expanding TV world. Brown Janeway, award-winning editor, dead at 71, 03 Aug 2015 18:30:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Carol Brown Janeway, a prize-winning editor, executive and translator for Alfred A. Knopf whose authors ranged from biologist E.O. Wilson to Nobel Prize-winning fiction writer Imre Kertesz, has died, Knopf said Monday. She was 71. medical software company hack affected 3.9M people, 03 Aug 2015 19:07:55 GMTFORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana medical software company has reported the private information of 3.9 million people nationwide was exposed when its networks were hacked earlier this year. Olympics athlete vanishes after another found safe, 03 Aug 2015 18:46:44 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A teenage Special Olympics athlete vanished from Los Angeles International Airport early Monday, just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California. on, Abe: Illinois named top party school in the US, 03 Aug 2015 18:24:50 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and Yelp. Families of Newtown victims would split $1.5M, 03 Aug 2015 18:27:05 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The families of more than a dozen victims of the Newtown school shooting rampage would split $1.5 million under proposed settlements of lawsuits against the estate of the gunman's mother. jury decides whether to keep execution as an option, 03 Aug 2015 18:21:38 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial reached a decision Monday on whether to keep the death penalty as an option for gunman James Holmes. Latest: Theater shooting victim families await decision, 03 Aug 2015 18:13:43 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): prices down amid rising rig count, soft US economic data, 03 Aug 2015 18:12:11 GMTThe price of oil slid Monday as traders braced for softer demand amid an increase in the number of active rigs and weak U.S. economic reports on construction spending and manufacturing. heralds impact of power plant regulations, 03 Aug 2015 18:27:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his new power plant regulations are "the single most important step" America has ever taken in the fight against climate change. heralds impact of power plant greenhouse gas limits, 03 Aug 2015 18:41:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future generations if left unchecked. US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians, 03 Aug 2015 18:56:28 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday.'Dungeons & Dragons' feature in development at Warner Bros., 03 Aug 2015 18:33:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dungeons & Dragons is coming to the big screen. Arabs welcome Iran nuke deal but seek further assurance, 03 Aug 2015 18:58:50 GMTDOHA, Qatar (AP) — Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter increasing Iranian assertiveness in the region.'s Ahmadinejad seeks political comeback, 03 Aug 2015 18:54:46 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a political campaign ahead of February's parliamentary elections in what could prove a challenge to the moderates behind a landmark nuclear agreement reached last month. Latest: Police: Suspect's mother was shot 2 days earlier, 03 Aug 2015 18:31:59 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local): Symphony Orchestra extends music director's contract, 03 Aug 2015 18:59:02 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra said Monday it was extending the contract of Andris Nelsons, who last year became the orchestra's youngest conductor in a century.