FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:45:02 -07:00US stocks edge higher as retailers rally; oil companies fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd40f9498cb644b480d9e7e76778bbefWed, 16 Aug 2017 20:42:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose slightly Wednesday as Urban Outfitters and Target helped retailers rally. That was enough to cancel out more losses for energy companies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd40f9498cb644b480d9e7e76778bbefHomers: Little leaguers ready to show power at World Serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bda57829e3f6421ea7c32e2a11446193Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:31:20 GMTSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Like your baseball with some offensive firepower? The Little League World Series looks like the place to be starting Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bda57829e3f6421ea7c32e2a11446193US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca68a57a09594da784e256093bcb4f88Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:19:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca68a57a09594da784e256093bcb4f88Maryland judge denies DC sniper Malvo's bid for new sentencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f48b174c6345258893009c805bcea5Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:58:41 GMTLee Boyd Malvo, who as a teenager participated in the sniper attacks that killed 10 people and terrorized the Washington region, will not get a new sentence in Maryland, a judge said in a ruling released Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f48b174c6345258893009c805bcea51 US soldier killed in combat in Afghan; others woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffda120746424ddf8ea1a8dec5f84b1bWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:20:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says one soldier died and an unspecified number of American and Afghan soldiers were wounded in a combat operation against the Islamic State affiliate in eastern Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffda120746424ddf8ea1a8dec5f84b1bSessions blasts sanctuary cities, calls Miami 'good' examplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9788c2b02f94c529e826eedda15428aWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:41:05 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed Wednesday to continue fighting cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities until local governments follow Miami-Dade County's example and reverse policies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9788c2b02f94c529e826eedda15428aMilitary aircraft called to help battle blazes in US Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecbf41408bfb4feca946437e5487ca22Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:50:12 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two military aircraft will help detect and map wildfires in the U.S. West.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecbf41408bfb4feca946437e5487ca22Panel to interview co-founder of firm tied to Trump dossierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6f3d30deccd4b5f8fc41e9cf8bb4b50Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:40:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The co-founder of a Washington opposition research firm that produced a dossier of salacious allegations involving President Donald Trump is to be interviewed by the Senate Judiciary Committee next week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6f3d30deccd4b5f8fc41e9cf8bb4b50Republican Campbell to challenge North Dakota Sen. Heitkamphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0a3464b1a9e4bb8914636126ef8e686Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:32:15 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Tom Campbell said Wednesday he's running for the U.S. Senate seat held by North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp, citing President Donald Trump's popularity in the state as a selling point.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0a3464b1a9e4bb8914636126ef8e686Catholic school teacher convicted of child rape freed earlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3a7c7221cb14792bf569ec19896e4f0Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:11:48 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher convicted of child rape has been released from a Pennsylvania prison early amid questions about his accuser's truthfulness.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3a7c7221cb14792bf569ec19896e4f0SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orcahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e09316f358a45eeb542090f5bdb8a64Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:41:02 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld veterinarians in San Diego euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e09316f358a45eeb542090f5bdb8a64Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TVhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe1988315cef45cd973966276cf00a26Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:05:08 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe1988315cef45cd973966276cf00a26Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec64da8c153549ef8d6bb72d7fd55ec8Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:23:28 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has a few words of advice for leaders in other cities who might want to get rid of Confederate monuments: "Do it quietly and quickly."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec64da8c153549ef8d6bb72d7fd55ec8Venezuela govt links dissident ex-prosecutor to extortionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7007cc0e3a1f4488b4da34d52ac97a04Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:43:59 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities said Wednesday they would seek the arrest of ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega's husband for allegedly running a $6 million extortion ring with corrupt prosecutors under her supervision.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7007cc0e3a1f4488b4da34d52ac97a04Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee1b05c4d6a94dd39bfccb0b74084f6dWed, 16 Aug 2017 19:58:56 GMTFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee1b05c4d6a94dd39bfccb0b74084f6dFlorida bans future investments in Maduro's Venezuelahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f87b57b61377440fa231c5387e64e043Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:12:25 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott easily won approval Wednesday for a proposal to bar the state's $150 billion pension plan from making future investments that directly support the regime of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f87b57b61377440fa231c5387e64e043The Latest: Daily Stormer "banned from the internet"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae56860c3d464b0f9e4a78ac4f9299ebWed, 16 Aug 2017 20:04:39 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae56860c3d464b0f9e4a78ac4f9299ebScholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7166970700e9475e817646cf0dd4aeb1Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:07:04 GMTBoth were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7166970700e9475e817646cf0dd4aeb1Man gets life in prison for Chinese student's beating deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfba2b01cfcd4946a27c9dc42e05096bWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:12:15 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for beating to death a University of Southern California graduate student from China who was walking to his off-campus apartment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfba2b01cfcd4946a27c9dc42e05096bMan cleared of rape after 35 years gets $1.7 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d39ebc758d94673add7a18a2f73354bWed, 16 Aug 2017 20:36:40 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A man wrongly convicted of rape was awarded $1.7 million on Wednesday under a new Michigan law that allowed him to seek state compensation for the 35 years he spent in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d39ebc758d94673add7a18a2f73354b5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87c2aac78f644502ae88475ba62568a5Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:22:35 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard and military crews searched the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five people aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87c2aac78f644502ae88475ba62568a5Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minoritieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862dbac7e3954e35ae9f82dfacf445caWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:26:45 GMTBernard Lafayette fought to end segregation during the civil rights movement. But after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearing President Donald Trump blame both sides for the deadly violence, he realized that changing laws did not change enough hearts and minds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862dbac7e3954e35ae9f82dfacf445caTrump's die-hard supporters show no signs of strayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/852477a4ccc641c792bb2ae359b4faa8Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:27:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — They wash their hands of neo-Nazis and wag their fingers at leftists. They denounce a press corps they see as biased and controversies they view as manufactured. But in the frenzied blame game over the deadly violence at a rally of white supremacists, Donald Trump's loyal base is happy to absolve the president himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/852477a4ccc641c792bb2ae359b4faa8Southwest apologizes to top-tier customers for boarding failhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3910d0b05746ae842ba19af4d6c1d2Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:34:29 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines continues to have computer problems that are causing its best customers to lose a major perk — early boarding.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3910d0b05746ae842ba19af4d6c1d2WWII vet gets Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a90356ed77f44cdab7969e8f98c12cf0Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:19:03 GMTCRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A World War II veteran who was formally presented with the Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years ago is quick to point out that all of the men he fought with deserve credit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a90356ed77f44cdab7969e8f98c12cf0Hastert officially no longer in custody; probation beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b032f4f5686f494885cc6516bb64ac4fWed, 16 Aug 2017 20:47:24 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has officially completed his 15-month prison sentence and is no longer being monitored by law enforcement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b032f4f5686f494885cc6516bb64ac4fGovernors of 2 pot states push back on Trump administrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a6b3f7ca6d0425c9154786b853383f8Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:43:59 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a6b3f7ca6d0425c9154786b853383f8The Latest: FBI sets up tip line for information on rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9589b0743b049bc94255b641802407dWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:01:12 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9589b0743b049bc94255b641802407dThe Latest: Utah GOP candidate now faces Democrat, centristhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a88eb9907f44bdca2f3f99e8f3731fbWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:42:12 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah special election to replace Jason Chaffetz in the U.S. House of Representatives (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a88eb9907f44bdca2f3f99e8f3731fbStanton has 2 hits but no homers as Marlins beat Giants 8-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9139e19a2ce479996f82a30522607a8Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:13:36 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton's homer streak ended Wednesday, but he singled, stole a base and scored in a four-run first inning to help the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants, 8-1.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9139e19a2ce479996f82a30522607a8Pence won't address Trump comments but condemns supremacistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2229c4521304259aa70b7dda3cfb385Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:10:32 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday skirted questions about President Donald Trump's comments voicing sympathy for Charlottesville protesters, but said he stands with the president nonetheless.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2229c4521304259aa70b7dda3cfb385Black fire chief snubbed on department's wall of honorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f0c675c123942bdb1d130b49f5877baWed, 16 Aug 2017 20:24:45 GMTNEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — An investigation prompted by a Connecticut fire chief's refusal to hang a photograph of the department's first black chief on a wall of honor faulted him for racial insensitivity and concluded minority firefighters have reason to perceive racial bias in the department.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f0c675c123942bdb1d130b49f5877baSouth Dakota to re-decorate Corn Palace despite droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d833594ae7d4e4e9264d95b7e3c55c4Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:57:23 GMTMITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A corn-themed tourist destination in South Dakota will have enough corn to decorate murals despite a dry summer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d833594ae7d4e4e9264d95b7e3c55c4Review: 'Hitman's Bodyguard' a fun, action-packed escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0eecf84d70c4054911d5e7a66dfe8dfWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:02:57 GMTThere's not a whole lot that's new about "The Hitman's Bodyguard ." Its mismatched-pals premise is the stuff of classic buddy comedies. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson play their typical character types: Reynolds the handsome do-gooder; Jackson the unflappable badass whose favorite word is mother(expletive). And like many movie heroes past, they're tasked with taking down a brutal dictator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0eecf84d70c4054911d5e7a66dfe8dfIraq asks UN to collect evidence to prosecute Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeddb3c3e8274271b3d0ad9f343a9f1eWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:37:05 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iraq is asking the U.N. Security Council for assistance in collecting evidence to prosecute extremists from the Islamic State group for possible crimes against humanity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeddb3c3e8274271b3d0ad9f343a9f1eTrump authorizes expanded college assistance for veteranshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de3e9fa7ae9c4ed6b81cabafd191aa57Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:11:51 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has authorized the largest expansion of college assistance for military veterans in a decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de3e9fa7ae9c4ed6b81cabafd191aa57Fox anchor says she's threatened by angry responsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe0a1992b10b4317a7863d4a972efdf9Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:36:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor whose reaction to President Donald Trump's comments on Charlottesville spread widely says she feels threatened but not deterred after a flood of angry responses from viewers to her words.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe0a1992b10b4317a7863d4a972efdf9Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca3b1ebb3eae496bb4ab388eb00b1282Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:27:46 GMTCAMROSE, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca3b1ebb3eae496bb4ab388eb00b1282AP FACT CHECK: Viral photo doesn't show 'antifa' beating cophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70e4c4739aaf45e79c67892b44ca8e84Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:12:33 GMTA widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored image.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70e4c4739aaf45e79c67892b44ca8e84The Latest: Cuomo wants Confederate names off NYC streetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9aa802ff3fea48e7910d57866d76e387Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:22:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the push to remove Confederate markers in New York City (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9aa802ff3fea48e7910d57866d76e387Markets Right Now: Stocks inch higher as retailers recoverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8444b669a85146f693784e0f437c79f0Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:07:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8444b669a85146f693784e0f437c79f0Deputy charged with leaking airport shooting video to TMZhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b04481b823fb417cb274cae3a6af32d3Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:31:21 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy has been charged with copying a videotape of a mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale's airport and leaking it to the website TMZ.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b04481b823fb417cb274cae3a6af32d3SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung diseasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/921fd755b17e4f2f80446dbcad8aad25Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:08:34 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld veterinarians in San Diego euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/921fd755b17e4f2f80446dbcad8aad25At least 7 dead in alleged gang attack on Guatemala hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8d1bd10af34e7ca6ded452121eb433Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:35:06 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Attackers stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals with guns blazing Wednesday to free an imprisoned gang member, officials said. At least seven people were killed and five were arrested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8d1bd10af34e7ca6ded452121eb433Republican leaders dance around Trump remarkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8f2401539248ccb4cdf76c5642251dWed, 16 Aug 2017 20:59:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8f2401539248ccb4cdf76c5642251dUruguay analyzes what to do with Nazi eagle from battleshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f38225aa07db4a848232a59c1c72bb21Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:24:05 GMTMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's government is asking political leaders what it should do with a Nazi bronze eagle recovered off its coast in 2006.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f38225aa07db4a848232a59c1c72bb21Valbuena, Calhoun homer to lift Angels past Nationals 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1f77dd7dbfe4a77b660899e23ca4ce4Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:19:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A humid day ended Ricky Nolasco's outing a batter earlier than he would have liked. He still did enough to help the Los Angeles Angels stymie the Washington Nationals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1f77dd7dbfe4a77b660899e23ca4ce4Daniel Craig, back as Bond, keeps 007 fans on edgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6efac3466a94b58990229491c9d57b6Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:54:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Craig's 007-era will die another day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6efac3466a94b58990229491c9d57b6Urban Outfitters and Agilent climb; Bristol-Myers skidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7678ada20abc45a0b92cab6e44f1cacaWed, 16 Aug 2017 20:48:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7678ada20abc45a0b92cab6e44f1cacaColorado resort won't host anti-immigration conferencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec1232b9e46f4a31af8b3d6f0aefe788Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:55:13 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado resort said Wednesday that it will not host a conference organized by a national anti-immigration group following criticism in the wake of violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec1232b9e46f4a31af8b3d6f0aefe788