FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 May 2017 18:22:48 -07:00'Hamilton' star to perform at Boston July 4th celebration, 25 May 2017 00:35:37 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Tony Award-winning actor and musician Leslie Odom Jr., who starred in the Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," will be among the guest artists at Boston's iconic July Fourth concert and fireworks celebration. calls poverty a state of mind, 25 May 2017 00:06:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson says poverty is a "state of mind." issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woes, 24 May 2017 23:19:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge has issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser. meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance, 25 May 2017 00:51:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States senator last year, the Justice Department acknowledged Wednesday. pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack, 24 May 2017 23:10:53 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — On the Manchester street they call the "Curry Mile," there are no longer just Indian or Pakistani restaurants. Instead, in a sign of the ever-changing face of this proudly multiethnic city, a hungry diner these days can choose between Halal snacks from Beirut, kebabs from Afghanistan or garishly colored sweets from India, among many others. sides with California university in fight over breeding the perfect strawberry, 24 May 2017 23:01:41 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jury sides with California university in fight over breeding the perfect strawberry . Latest: Fire about 50 percent contained at tourism spot, 25 May 2017 00:22:02 GMTLEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire that started at an old log-storage site near Leavenworth, Washington (all times local):, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018, 25 May 2017 00:09:15 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he'd never make anything of himself. Marathon-bomber friend's family sue agents over death, 24 May 2017 22:48:23 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 have sued four law enforcement agents for wrongful death. says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving, 24 May 2017 23:55:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of "liberal fascism" for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced Wednesday that it would no longer hawk its wares there. fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffiti, 24 May 2017 23:17:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dani Mathers earned fame posing as a nude model. She gained notoriety on the other side of the camera when she snapped a photo of an unwitting and unwilling subject — a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room. education official resigns before Congress hearing, 25 May 2017 00:47:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Education Department official in charge of managing federal student aid has resigned ahead of a House hearing, the government said Wednesday. Latest: Reporter alleges attack by Montana GOP hopeful, 25 May 2017 00:47:45 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local): tests screening larger electronic devices separately, 24 May 2017 23:27:29 GMTTravelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely. homers, D-backs complete sweep of White Sox 8-6, 25 May 2017 00:36:26 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — First-year Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo oozes confidence in his team. Latest: UK police arrest 7th person outside Manchester, 24 May 2017 22:37:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local): pile up for Michael Flynn's documents, 24 May 2017 22:58:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. battle for control of Montana's only US House seat, 24 May 2017 22:49:16 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Voters will head to the polls Thursday to decide who will fill Montana's only U.S. House seat amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next, 25 May 2017 00:56:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — To cover up or not to cover up? rules with school in fight over California strawberries, 25 May 2017 00:53:43 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit from it in a private company, a jury in San Francisco decided Wednesday. envoy: South Sudan seeing military action as rains arrive, 24 May 2017 22:55:58 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for South Sudan says the conflict-torn African country is seeing significant military action and the last push to position combatant forces because the rainy season has arrived and roads will soon become unpassable for about four months. said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight, 24 May 2017 22:42:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month. Latest: Trump to hold Iowa rally next week, 25 May 2017 00:05:41 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): fans 11, Davis homers as A's top Marlins 4-1, 24 May 2017 22:39:12 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray struck out a season-high 11 over seven innings in his best start in two years, Khris Davis homered and the Oakland Athletics beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Wednesday. feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect election, 25 May 2017 01:14:58 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Less than two weeks before Election Day, federal agents descended on a hotel lobby to meet a Louisiana private investigator they believed had illegally tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns. tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics', 24 May 2017 22:38:38 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden told Harvard University's seniors that it's their turn to take up the "dirty business of politics" and tackle the world's problems. Salvador sentences 7 gang members for killing of 11, 24 May 2017 23:48:38 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A court in El Salvador has sentenced seven gang members to 390 years each for the March 2016 killings of 11 people. find man's body and coffin believed to contain mom, 25 May 2017 01:05:37 GMTLAREDO, Texas (AP) — A welfare check by police to a house overgrown with weeds and other plants revealed the decomposing body of an elderly man — and a makeshift coffin containing remains officials believe to be those of his mother. Latest: GOP campaign says candidate, reporter both fell, 25 May 2017 01:02:55 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local): food stamp cuts could ripple through the economy, 24 May 2017 22:41:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets. out of hospital after Indy 500 qualifying crash, 25 May 2017 00:49:12 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais has been released from the hospital after a crash during qualifying for the Indy 500 last weekend that left him with multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod race, 25 May 2017 00:07:05 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors outside the state like Wells Fargo with "manipulative information" about the treatment of the dogs. tides expected to bring coastal flooding to Hawaii, 24 May 2017 23:42:16 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Federal forecasters warn that Hawaii's shorelines will likely flood over the weekend as record-level spring "king tides" combine with a large summer swell. returns to Michigan seeking first win of 2017, 24 May 2017 23:18:46 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — At this point last season, Ariya Jutanugarn was finishing up a streak of three straight LPGA Tour victories, part of a stellar year in which she won five times and took player of the year honors shortly before her 21st birthday. appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl, 25 May 2017 00:24:28 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing police body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside a birthday party last weekend. Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissal, 25 May 2017 01:14:26 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man's death. alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him, 25 May 2017 01:15:07 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — A reporter said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat "body-slammed" him Wednesday, the day before the special election. Things to Know for Thursday, 25 May 2017 01:01:51 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say, 24 May 2017 23:48:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday. Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 years, 24 May 2017 23:25:53 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former corrections commissioner to nearly 20 years in prison for crimes connected to more than $1.4 million in bribes. California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl, 25 May 2017 00:49:39 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A fight between two California prisoners quickly raged out of control Wednesday and forced correctional officers to open fire to stop a melee that sent eight guards and seven inmates to hospitals, corrections officials said. Venezuela prosecutor says protester killed by police, 24 May 2017 23:35:40 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chief prosecutor further distanced herself from the socialist administration Wednesday, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front against six weeks of protests. of Famer's widow causes stir with memorabilia auction, 25 May 2017 00:20:47 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The family of baseball Hall of Famer Willie Stargell said it is hurt and angry that his widow is auctioning his memorabilia, including his World Series ring and his National League MVP award. Arizona Memorial employee took improper gifts, 25 May 2017 00:31:56 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A National Park Service employee at the USS Arizona Memorial accepted gifts from tour operators in violation of ethics regulations, U.S. Department of Interior investigators said Wednesday. of Dodd-Frank repeal bill agrees to key change, 25 May 2017 00:41:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The architect of House legislation that would repeal much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis agreed Wednesday to make a key change to the bill, clearing the way for the full House to take up the measure in coming weeks. Brazilian president orders troops to restore order, 24 May 2017 23:10:07 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's president ordered soldiers to restore order in the country's capital Wednesday after some government ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader's ouster. 50 percent contained at Washington state tourism spot, 25 May 2017 01:01:31 GMTLEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire that started at an old log-storage site and prompted evacuation orders for 168 homes and cabins at a popular Washington state hiking and skiing destination was 50 percent contained Wednesday afternoon, officials said. State wins 8th NCAA women's golf title, 25 May 2017 00:38:28 GMTSUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — One shot away from elimination in the morning, Arizona State capped off a dream day with a resilient performance to win the NCAA women's golf title. reporter alleges Republican candidate for Montana's sole US House seat body-slammed him day before election, 25 May 2017 00:30:40 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Guardian reporter alleges Republican candidate for Montana's sole US House seat body-slammed him day before election. approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule, 24 May 2017 22:42:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers and lakes file for a permit.