FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Oct 2016 11:18:22 -07:00Adviser says he told Christie officials knew of bridge plot, 21 Oct 2016 17:01:56 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was told that two of his staffers had knowledge of the George Washington Bridge lane closures before he told reporters that no one in his administration knew about the closings, one of his top political advisers testified Friday. Ohio is moving death row for 3rd time since '05, 21 Oct 2016 18:00:49 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is moving its death row for the third time in a little over a decade., 3 others guilty in church beating that killed teen, 21 Oct 2016 18:08:09 GMTUTICA, N.Y. (AP) — The pastor of a New York church where two brothers were beaten for hours during what authorities called a counseling session has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and assault. Sharp, longtime Detroit sports columnist, dies at 56, 21 Oct 2016 17:58:09 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Free Press says sports columnist Drew Sharp has died. He was 56. corrections officer convicted in K-9 partner's death, 21 Oct 2016 17:17:32 GMTBELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A former central Pennsylvania corrections officer has been convicted of animal cruelty charges in connection with the death of his K-9 partner last summer. calls his ban from Penn State facilities 'wrong', 21 Oct 2016 18:00:07 GMTBELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The former Penn State assistant football coach suing Penn State told jurors Friday he was angered when told he could not return to team facilities after being put on leave the week Jerry Sandusky was charged with child molestation. refs botch call again, this one in decisive Game 5, 21 Oct 2016 18:04:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For the second consecutive WNBA Finals game, the league acknowledged a late officiating mistake. Space Agency says its experimental Mars probe crash-landed and may have exploded when it hit the surface, 21 Oct 2016 17:04:34 GMTBERLIN (AP) — European Space Agency says its experimental Mars probe crash-landed and may have exploded when it hit the surface. it: Haas F1 at 'home' at US Grand Prix, 21 Oct 2016 17:03:48 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gene Haas heard the snickers, shook off the doubters and ignored the suggestion that he didn't know what he was doing. this week: circular saws, lawnmowers, 21 Oct 2016 17:55:19 GMTTarget is recalling Halloween-themed LED gel decorations that stick to windows and light up because parts can be ingested by children. Other recalled consumer products this week include circular saws, lawnmowers and rice and slow cookers. Gala, exhibit to honor designer Rei Kawakubo, 21 Oct 2016 17:20:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The annual Met Gala, one of the most anticipated events in the fashion world, will honor designer Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons. keeps bond rating that ensures continuing ECB help, 21 Oct 2016 17:07:21 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Ratings agency DBRS has kept its investment grade classification for Portuguese bonds, ensuring the debt-heavy eurozone country remains eligible for vital help from the European Central Bank's stimulus program. man sent teen sex texts as son was dying in hot car, 21 Oct 2016 17:17:26 GMTBRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat forgotten and dying in the back seat of the father's sweltering SUV, his young texting partner testified in court Friday. hires monitor for police reform after fatal stop, 21 Oct 2016 17:40:28 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has hired an outside monitor to oversee reform of its police department after the fatal 2015 shooting of an unarmed black motorist by one of the school's police officers. column pulled from Liberty U student newspaper, 21 Oct 2016 18:08:25 GMTLYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. had a student's sports column pulled from the school's newspaper because it focused on vulgar comments made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and the notion of "locker room talk." arrests ex-police chief of city where 43 disappeared, 21 Oct 2016 17:24:57 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The former police chief of Iguala, where 43 students went missing in 2014, was detained Friday after two years at large in a development that Mexican authorities hope could shed new light on the disappearances. from Aleppo fail to materialize despite lull, 21 Oct 2016 17:29:47 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A cease-fire to allow wounded civilians and rebels to leave besieged parts of Aleppo has been extended into the weekend by Russia, but hoped-for medical evacuations didn't materialize by Friday evening because of a lack of security guarantees, officials and residents said. rig count up 14 this week to 553; Texas gains 10, 21 Oct 2016 18:02:09 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 14 this week to 553. damages homes as storms sweep Pennsylvania; 1 dead, 21 Oct 2016 17:24:49 GMTA series of storms hopscotched across western and central Pennsylvania overnight, turning roads into rivers, closing schools and damaging homes in communities as far as 150 miles apart. One death has been reported. in Afghanistan killed Illinois soldier, Oklahoma man, 21 Oct 2016 18:07:14 GMTFAIRVIEW, Ill. (AP) — A decorated U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma who both had been deployed multiple times to support military operations in Afghanistan were killed in an attack this week in Kabul, the Defense Department said. Faso says another coup plot foiled by authorities, 21 Oct 2016 17:44:52 GMTOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities have thwarted another coup plot in Burkina Faso blamed on forces loyal to the former longtime President Blaise Compaore, the country's security minister said Friday. giant nude statue in California is stirring controversy, 21 Oct 2016 17:32:56 GMTSAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind. Space Agency says Mars probe may have exploded, 21 Oct 2016 17:16:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Europe's experimental Mars probe hit the right spot — but at the wrong speed — likely ending up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel when it struck the surface at high speed, scientists said Friday.'s toast: Striking Jim Beam workers accept new contract, 21 Oct 2016 18:01:27 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Striking Jim Beam workers at two Kentucky distilleries have accepted a contract offer, ending a walkout that lasted nearly a week. NYC police officer shoots, wounds robbery suspect, 21 Oct 2016 17:16:08 GMTGARFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A retired New York City police detective has shot and wounded a robbery suspect in New Jersey.'s sales rise 1.3 percent at US stores, 21 Oct 2016 17:08:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The launch of all-day breakfast helped McDonald's record higher sales at established U.S. locations for a fifth straight quarter, but the boost from that is shrinking and the company is hoping new menu items and recipe tweaks will keep customers coming back. mum on Giants' awareness of Josh Brown's abuse record, 21 Oct 2016 17:50:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — The New York Giants have yet to decide whether Josh Brown will stay on the team after admitting he abused his former wife, coach Ben McAdoo said Friday in a press conference that raised more questions about the franchise's knowledge of the kicker's off-field behavior. top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store, 21 Oct 2016 17:43:57 GMTiTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending October 20, 2016: pages from ancient Quran on display in Washington, DC, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Books come in all sizes, but one 15th century Quran was so enormous, it's said that a wheelbarrow was needed to carry it. of retracted rape story defends relying on 'Jackie', 21 Oct 2016 17:36:51 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The author of the discredited Rolling Stone magazine article about a woman's claim of being gang raped at a fraternity house sought to show jurors Friday why she found the woman so credible, highlighting the emotion and level of detail with which she spoke during their interactions., Thunder prepare for life without Kevin Durant, 21 Oct 2016 17:17:10 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Maybe life after Kevin Durant won't be so bad for the Thunder. court considers Arizona cross-border shooting case, 21 Oct 2016 17:04:46 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday will hear arguments in the civil case against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teen in a cross-border shooting in Arizona. Latest: Trump plans many rallies before Election Day, 21 Oct 2016 17:03:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): states say they denied Russia request to monitor election, 21 Oct 2016 17:42:07 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and at least two other states said Friday that they have denied efforts by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the election, requests the U.S. State Department's spokesman dismissed as "nothing more than a PR stunt."$47 billion offer to create world's biggest tobacco company, 21 Oct 2016 17:40:40 GMTLONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco has offered to buy out Reynolds American Inc. for $47 billion in an attempt to gain a strong presence in the U.S., a lucrative market where sales of electronic cigarettes are booming as traditional smoking fades. Latest: Defendant says she told Christie of lane study, 21 Oct 2016 17:50:03 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest in the criminal trial of two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie who are accused of plotting George Washington Bridge lane closings in a 2013 political revenge scheme. (all times local): marshal: Death toll unclear in Nebraska farmhouse fire, 21 Oct 2016 17:53:08 GMTNEHAWKA, Neb. (AP) — A state fire marshal spokesman says investigators can't yet confirm how many people were killed in a fire that razed a farmhouse in rural southeastern Nebraska. in wrong-way crashes moved from hospital to prison, 21 Oct 2016 17:34:53 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont man charged with driving the wrong way on an interstate and killing five teenagers and injuring several other people in a series of crashes has been moved from a hospital to prison., Dyson end legal battle over advertising claims, 21 Oct 2016 17:07:52 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Two of the most well-known names in vacuum cleaners have ended a two-year legal battle over just how much their products suck. indicted in slaying of teen sandwich shop worker in Ohio, 21 Oct 2016 17:42:28 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A 20-year-old man arrested in the slaying of a teenage sandwich shop employee in Ohio has been indicted on an aggravated murder charge. acquitted of manslaughter in fire that killed 6, 21 Oct 2016 17:25:27 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A property owner was acquitted Friday of manslaughter in a building fire that killed six people but was convicted of a code violation in converted attic rooms described by prosecutors as "death traps." internet repeatedly disrupted by cyberattacks on key firm, 21 Oct 2016 17:24:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the East Coast of the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials. police: Boat with 83 migrants aboard towed to harbor, 21 Oct 2016 17:41:07 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities have transferred 83 Syrians who were towed into the east Mediterranean island aboard a boat with no captain to a reception center, a police spokesman said Friday. City Airport evacuated in 'chemical incident', 21 Oct 2016 17:43:37 GMTLONDON (AP) — London City Airport was evacuated Friday and more than two dozen people treated for breathing difficulties after what the emergency services called a reported "chemical incident." Latest: Trump takes rare swipe at first lady, 21 Oct 2016 17:30:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): son was dying in hot car, Georgia man sent teen sex texts, 21 Oct 2016 17:50:04 GMTBRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat forgotten and dying in the back seat of the father's sweltering SUV, his young texting partner testified in court Friday. cloud over Kansas community dissipates, 21 Oct 2016 18:06:23 GMTATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — A chemical spill at a northeast Kansas distilling plant released a noxious cloud of fumes Friday, forcing temporary evacuations and sending more than 30 people to the hospital, official said., Mavs start chase for elusive playoff series win, 21 Oct 2016 17:21:29 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki goes into his 19th season looking to get Dallas into the top four in the Western Conference because the big German believes that is the easiest way to advance in the playoffs. train traveling between 2 largest cities derails, 21 Oct 2016 17:38:47 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Authorities in Cameroon say a train overloaded with passengers has derailed along the route that links the country's two major cities. stock indexes are mostly lower in afternoon trading, 21 Oct 2016 17:15:00 GMTThe major U.S. stock indexes inched mostly lower in afternoon trading Friday, weighed down primarily by a slide in phone and health care companies. Technology and consumer goods stocks were holding on to slight gains. Investors had their eye on earnings from General Electric, McDonald's and other big companies.