FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:09:51 -07:00Agreement neared to release Fla. doctor tied to Menendezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ab5ef5cec3540779ebb09138988e64fMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:15:34 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez appear to be nearing an agreement to allow his release from jail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ab5ef5cec3540779ebb09138988e64fAuthorities ID Boy Scout who died in New Mexico flash floodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca9b0950872445dd955e0472b43be587Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:45:02 GMTCIMARRON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities on Monday released the name of a Boy Scout who died after being swept away by a flash flood during a camping trip with his troop in northern New Mexico.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca9b0950872445dd955e0472b43be587Robert Redford urges global action on climate changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6538e553065425995d22886c6092e8eMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:38:19 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Robert Redford said he came the United Nations Monday not as an actor but as an environmental advocate, father, grandfather and concerned citizen to urge the world's nations to take action now on climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6538e553065425995d22886c6092e8eTrial for 5 white police supervisors moving to black suburbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62b51c4e8b7846d09afd67c0383dd9d8Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:29:42 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The misdemeanor trial for five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to control a high-speed car chase that led to two unarmed black people being killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire will be held in a predominantly black suburb, not in county court, prosecutors said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62b51c4e8b7846d09afd67c0383dd9d8Survey: Confederate flag push reaches key milestone in SChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f58df71a37674b2e860654092152fb06Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:29:19 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there's enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f58df71a37674b2e860654092152fb06Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2529ac4d894499db4c0d2af6692a262Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:49:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely" the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2529ac4d894499db4c0d2af6692a262Wimbledon Lookahead: Smallest group of US men since 1947http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc9c56d2fe44d28acc4e2b3b90f972fMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:08:46 GMTLONDON (AP) — The seven U.S. men in the Wimbledon main draw represent the country's smallest contingent since 1947, when only five played at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc9c56d2fe44d28acc4e2b3b90f972fWade elects to become free agent, may leave Heathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/671666088cfb45cd8e7492439536dc2eMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:45:18 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The relationship between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat is about to be tested like never before, and the most accomplished player in franchise history may soon have a new home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/671666088cfb45cd8e7492439536dc2eSpanish royals in Mexico on 1st state visit to Latin Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d882f41c4d4ac1890fe0f566ffc1c4Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:07:46 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The king and queen of Spain are making their first state visit to Latin America with a three-day trip to Mexico.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d882f41c4d4ac1890fe0f566ffc1c4Duke Energy CEO getting pay raise year after coal ash spillhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a2aabc8c7b4ab9ab1375a81fecffe1Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:38:10 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good is getting a raise a year after the country's largest electric company confronted a coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in sludge containing toxic heavy metals, the company said in a regulatory filing Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a2aabc8c7b4ab9ab1375a81fecffe1'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee2511a28a3c4dab981c3783dcd82079Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:26:22 GMTWENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — From just across the Wenatchee River, Dominick Bonny watched a whole neighborhood in his central Washington town burn as a wildfire destroyed two dozen homes and forced hundreds to flee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee2511a28a3c4dab981c3783dcd82079Airline ops manager working on 9/11 is charged in sex stinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd641a485307406f9ad206fbb93a7529Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:24:49 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — An American Airlines operations manager who was among the few people to learn of the first 9/11 hijacking before the jet struck the World Trade Center has been arrested near Pittsburgh in an online child-sex sting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd641a485307406f9ad206fbb93a7529Man convicted of rape wants to play football in collegehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fcd918918ee4303b377685a062796d4Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:26:00 GMTNELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former high school football player found delinquent in the rape of a 16-year-old girl wants to play at the community college level.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fcd918918ee4303b377685a062796d4Jury deliberating fate of 'Big Tony' in businessman's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c280f70ef74a9eb0710dded5f4cbaaMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:39:33 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A jury began deliberations Monday afternoon in the trial of reputed mobster Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello, accused of ordering the killing of a South Florida businessman in 2001.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c280f70ef74a9eb0710dded5f4cbaaPronger, Lidstrom, Fedorov, Ruggiero among Hockey Hall pickshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aad6d318bf584f5cbf17e928dbc7b3bcMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:21:21 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Stanley Cup winners Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Sergei Fedorov and former NHL star Phil Housley are among the seven newcomers in the Hockey Hall of Fame.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aad6d318bf584f5cbf17e928dbc7b3bcDeveloper of $3.5B Bahamas megaresort files for bankruptcyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b120b99a61467186c2121cbe876708Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:45:32 GMTKINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The developer of a $3.5 billion hotel-and-casino project under construction in the Bahamas announced Monday that it has filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b120b99a61467186c2121cbe876708New Jersey man charged with plotting to support militantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61aa9812916b47b88c4d485e5932ec11Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:29:01 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — FBI agents on Monday arrested another New Jersey man and charged him with plotting to support the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61aa9812916b47b88c4d485e5932ec11Colorado's high court blocks school voucher programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e421686dc7d4c7788d04a1d7d20c4abMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:14:31 GMTDENVER (AP) — A school voucher program in suburban Denver violates the state constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e421686dc7d4c7788d04a1d7d20c4abMeeting to cover cleanup plan for former nuke missile sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5d0d425dd85419894a1a2be6353e321Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:02:19 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold a public meeting about a proposal to use vegetable oil to stimulate the growth of naturally occurring bacteria that would clean up groundwater at a former nuclear missile site.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5d0d425dd85419894a1a2be6353e321Survey: South Carolina Legislature has enough votes to remove Confederate flag from Statehousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc0a566c9c2f474dbb7588415d00384bMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:28:17 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Survey: South Carolina Legislature has enough votes to remove Confederate flag from Statehouse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc0a566c9c2f474dbb7588415d00384bLightning on Colorado mountain sends 3 hikers to hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eabc095fa0d41dab6b93f0e5bcd9b7fMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:43:33 GMTGEORGETOWN, Colo. (AP) — Lightning struck near the top of a more than 14,000-foot mountain popular with hikers, sending three people to hospitals and killing a dog, Colorado authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eabc095fa0d41dab6b93f0e5bcd9b7fSupreme Court rules Texas abortion clinics can remain openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d88deca936bd40178c1748fbf9796974Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:22:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas' 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d88deca936bd40178c1748fbf97969745 Royals lead in All-Star voting, balloting ends Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7464f7536e466ba470172c99150270Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:14:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7464f7536e466ba470172c99150270Michael Sam, 1st openly gay NFL draftee, rejoins CFL teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bb636365e7489e92344e9d8934864cMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:21:20 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — In the city where Jackie Robinson made the jump to the big leagues — and a country where gay marriage has been legal for a decade — Michael Sam has come to restart his football career.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bb636365e7489e92344e9d8934864cRecent spike in shark attacks reported off Carolinas coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbc1d9123576479693c036f96edb1218Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:02:40 GMTShark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbc1d9123576479693c036f96edb1218Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school luncheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbabf54801b24b17b24d305414bfea41Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:30:36 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbabf54801b24b17b24d305414bfea41Trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed escapeehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85a0c983b4cf4809a545aaf3823798bcMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:53:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A state trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed prison escapee David Sweat, apparently in the back, as the convicted killer ran toward a forest near the Canadian border.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85a0c983b4cf4809a545aaf3823798bcSome Supreme Court justices' views on death penalty changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/992661a5696441dd8ca02099019f2fa4Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:04:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Ruth Bader Ginsburg declared for the first time Monday that they believe it is "highly likely" that the death penalty is unconstitutional.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/992661a5696441dd8ca02099019f2fa4US resuming aid to Bahrain military, ally against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61af5b3070804b16abd3bf69b9d731f4Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:29:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it is resuming aid to the military in Bahrain, which has been withheld since Bahrain cracked down on demonstrations in 2011.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61af5b3070804b16abd3bf69b9d731f4Police ID plane crash victims as Tennessee doctor, familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d9b2f452d849daad940560a4558c4bMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:13:35 GMTPLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend have been identified tentatively as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d9b2f452d849daad940560a4558c4bBird camera fans watch eagle steal osprey chicks from nesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/774fb18861654571ba8e0deb2bfc2dddMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:09:11 GMTBREMEN, Maine (AP) — Followers of a popular live bird camera are reeling from a rare glimpse of nature in the raw after witnessing an eagle pluck two osprey chicks from a nest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/774fb18861654571ba8e0deb2bfc2dddSwedish woman gets $18 M in sex harassment suit against bosshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d43eab80584b7384ef8f91c40a300dMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:31:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking was awarded $18 million by a federal jury Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d43eab80584b7384ef8f91c40a300dJudge tosses feds' terrorism allegation against Florida imamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6e04e3f0eb1470d929b7b59e7e60e89Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:30:04 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge says prosecutors took snippets of information out of context to create a nonexistent terrorism plot by an Islamic scholar in Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6e04e3f0eb1470d929b7b59e7e60e89Box Office Top 20: 'Jurassic,' 'Inside Out' top 'Ted 2'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed585fe37da4487fb041101fe4321f7cMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:25:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — "Inside Out" and "Jurassic World" are still drawing significant audiences to theaters even in their second and third weekends at the multiplex, leaving little room for newer fare like "Ted 2."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed585fe37da4487fb041101fe4321f7cNBC to Donald Trump: You're firedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/654925dad0d348adaee99455060e0882Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:47:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/654925dad0d348adaee99455060e0882As Kurds gain in Syria, Turkish govt ponders military actionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db838b200fe7486aa1326aabb7ccf98fMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:31:23 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As Kurdish rebels in northern Syria rack up wins against the Islamic State group, Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to push the Islamic militants back from the Turkish border — a move that will also outflank any Kurdish attempts to create a state along Turkey's southern frontier.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db838b200fe7486aa1326aabb7ccf98fMicrosoft sheds some of its ad business, mapping servicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7260f347759e42ada20d81a6dbc9c781Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:03:41 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber, as the giant software company tries to focus on activities that are more relevant to its core business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7260f347759e42ada20d81a6dbc9c781Hearse and body stolen in Atlanta; police arrest suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5b3c71bf40b437381df16e7432d31e9Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:19:17 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A man accused of snatching a funeral home employee's car keys, stealing a hearse with a body inside and later carjacking an SUV, has been arrested, Atlanta police said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5b3c71bf40b437381df16e7432d31e9University of California sued over sex assault claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7b5e84281b347e8a297a15876294051Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:56:46 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Three current and former University of California, Berkeley students sued the school on Monday, accusing administrators of not doing enough to investigate their sexual assault claims and hand out punishment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7b5e84281b347e8a297a15876294051Obama, Rousseff aim to show they've moved past spy scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83d43c4730384ae6a619f42386ef992eMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:06:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff will aim to show they have smoothed over tensions sparked by a spying scandal, as they open two days of talks at the White House Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83d43c4730384ae6a619f42386ef992eUnion sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dbf41aacee2454889cffa056bb3bc57Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:57:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The largest federal employee union has filed a class action lawsuit against the federal personnel office and its leaders for failing to safeguard personal files from computer hackers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dbf41aacee2454889cffa056bb3bc57Transgender immigration detainees may be housed by genderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ec083e25a65447f911a7961587ae0e5Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:04:52 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ec083e25a65447f911a7961587ae0e5Boston 2024 Olympics organizers update $4.6B bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e81dd1da0c5f4cfead0119139356ee30Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:49:20 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create thousands of jobs and housing units, expand the city's tax base and leave behind a vastly-improved regional transit system — all with a $210 million surplus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e81dd1da0c5f4cfead0119139356ee30La. court clerks get OK to issue same-sex marriage licenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac4e21d108ed4e42ae8e0b160f633d4aMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:32:29 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Just after two men in New Orleans celebrated what apparently was the first same-sex wedding in the state, clerks of court across Louisiana got the go-ahead Monday to issue same-sex marriage licenses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac4e21d108ed4e42ae8e0b160f633d4aTrump to consider suing after NBC ends business dealingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df162ca30d3a40929e2efb322dcb8faeMon, 29 Jun 2015 22:23:35 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Donald Trump says he'll consider suing after NBC announced it's ending its business relationship with the Republican presidential candidate over comments he made about immigrants during his campaign kickoff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df162ca30d3a40929e2efb322dcb8faeRates rise at weekly US Treasury auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9579a79fef8c45ea8bca0302144ebd06Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:08:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills climbing to the highest level since late March.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9579a79fef8c45ea8bca0302144ebd06Car bomb explodes near military hospital in Yemeni capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a376d86aa4647c8aab95c78ea2b1ea3Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:24:11 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb exploded behind a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a376d86aa4647c8aab95c78ea2b1ea3Cruz's new book ignites spat with GOP strategist Karl Rovehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa82ea9e32e940d6a3cbffde28709d6bMon, 29 Jun 2015 21:19:12 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Though it's not even out yet, Ted Cruz's new book is already irking at least one member of the Republican establishment: Karl Rove.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa82ea9e32e940d6a3cbffde28709d6bAP Source: AC/DC finally heading to Spotifyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eca78037931c4d959d34b125cf03eb72Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:49:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — AC/DC is finally heading to Spotify, three years after the veteran rock band decided to put its catalog on iTunes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eca78037931c4d959d34b125cf03eb72Man convicted in sledgehammer slayings is sentenced to deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0105566be014bb7b5057b2c516f76d2Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:05:40 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend's parents with a sledgehammer 10 days after stabbing their daughter was sentenced Monday to death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0105566be014bb7b5057b2c516f76d2