FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Sep 2016 13:38:54 -07:00Yosemite chief retiring amid complaints of hostile workplace, 29 Sep 2016 20:22:56 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Yosemite National Park is retiring after employees complained that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying, harassment and other misconduct, allegations also raised in other popular national parks, officials said Thursday. Man fatally shot by police officer posed no threat, 29 Sep 2016 20:12:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A black motorcyclist posed no threat to the life of the District of Columbia police officer who shot and killed him, an attorney for the man's relatives said Thursday as he called for city officials to release more information about the circumstances of the shooting. by Difo, Severino help Nationals top Diamondbacks 5-3, 29 Sep 2016 20:10:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Wilmer Difo hit his first major league homer, and Pedro Severino his second, helping the injury-depleted NL East champion Washington Nationals move closer to clinching home-field advantage in the Division Series by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 at a near-empty stadium on a dreary Thursday. Latest: Danny Willett is sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry., 29 Sep 2016 19:41:41 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local): Latest: Defendant appears in court in quadruple slaying, 29 Sep 2016 19:35:08 GMTORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the slayings of four people in July, 2015 in rural South Carolina (all times local): blocks 'victory tax' on Olympic athletes, 29 Sep 2016 19:20:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Olympic athletes would be exempt from a so-called victory tax under legislation approved by Congress and sent to the president. twice tried to deport man killed by police in California, 29 Sep 2016 20:00:21 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities twice tried to deport a black man who was fatally shot by police in a San Diego suburb this week but his native Uganda refused to take him. says it has struck militants across Kashmir frontier, 29 Sep 2016 19:17:27 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India said Thursday it carried out "surgical strikes" against militants across the highly militarized frontier that divides the Kashmir region between India and Pakistan, in an exchange that escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors. Prince estate case, blood relation may be unnecessary, 29 Sep 2016 20:03:29 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A legal wrinkle in Prince's estate case shows you might not have to be a blood relative to inherit some of the late rock superstar's sizable fortune. Latest: Trump invokes impeachment, "sordid past", 29 Sep 2016 20:06:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT): California to ban some pesticides near schools, 29 Sep 2016 19:52:12 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California is moving to ban farmers from spraying pesticides into the air near schools and day care centers under a newly proposed rule that will be among the nation's toughest, regulators told The Associated Press on Thursday. who stole police cruiser dies crashing it in Los Angeles, 29 Sep 2016 19:05:27 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer trying to find the rider of a motorcycle abandoned in a freeway traffic lane had his police car stolen by a man who jumped inside, raced away and almost immediately crashed the vehicle into a tree, killing himself. Collapsed decks were 'structurally unsound', 29 Sep 2016 19:30:06 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new report indicates a pair of crowded decks that collapsed during a party at an off-campus house owned by Trinity College in Connecticut earlier this month were structurally unsound due to "flaws in construction." Latest: Danny Willett is sorry for his brother's article, 29 Sep 2016 19:46:18 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local): J. Blige explains why she sang to Clinton during talk, 29 Sep 2016 19:24:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Mary J. Blige said she decided to sing Bruce Springsteen's "American Skin (41 Shots)" to Hillary Clinton during her recent interview because she was trying to get the Democratic presidential nominee to feel and understand the widening frustration among blacks in America over police brutality and similar topics. Latest: Mayor whose exit sought alleges 'witch hunt', 29 Sep 2016 19:09:05 GMTYORK, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the small-town Pennsylvania mayor who is being asked to resign over racist pictures on his Facebook page (all times local): man charged with killing adult daughter has $4.5M bond, 29 Sep 2016 19:50:43 GMTROCKY RIVER, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his adult daughter at their suburban Cleveland home had his bond increased Thursday to $4.5 million by a judge after a prosecutor said the man was a flight risk. than another call: Chief talks about school shooting, 29 Sep 2016 19:26:41 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — When two firefighters rolled up to an elementary school shooting, they said they found only a wrecked black pickup truck at the playground. There was no gunman, and no one inside the truck. bomb explodes near home of Egyptian judicial official, 29 Sep 2016 19:15:45 GMTCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian security official says a car bomb exploded near the home of a senior assistant to the country's prosecutor general. secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia, 29 Sep 2016 19:02:58 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the U.S. will sharpen what he calls its "military edge" to remain a key power in the Asia-Pacific region. Latest: Pence says "hearts are in Hoboken" crash site, 29 Sep 2016 19:18:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT): crashes at New Jersey station; 1 dead, 74 hospitalized, 29 Sep 2016 19:35:14 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling wires. lawyer pleads guilty in kidnap once called a hoax, 29 Sep 2016 20:04:07 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping in a bizarre case that police in California initially dismissed as a hoax. House lashes out at Congress after 9/11 bill vote, 29 Sep 2016 19:44:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House lashed out at Congress on Thursday, a day after Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly overrode President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. The White House turned to mockery as top GOP leaders expressed buyer's remorse and vowed to fix the bill. Latest: Pence to spend weekend on debate prep in IN, 29 Sep 2016 19:27:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT): mixed, livestock mixed, 29 Sep 2016 19:41:50 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Charlotte, police shooting affects presidential politics, 29 Sep 2016 20:24:22 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The killing of a black man by a Charlotte police officer, and the sometimes violent protests that followed, have intensified the political divide in a state crucial to deciding whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the presidency. Car crash in Iran kills 14 illegal Afghan migrants, 29 Sep 2016 18:57:44 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a crash in southeastern Iran has killed 14 illegal Afghan migrants and injured 11 others. facing state, federal charges now sued over rough arrest, 29 Sep 2016 19:45:33 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant criminally charged in federal and state court with wrongly beating up a drunken high school football fan then trying to cover it up is now also being sued, along with the city. high court strikes down broad school choice program, 29 Sep 2016 20:00:52 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that the state's voucher-style Education Savings Accounts — seen as the broadest school choice program in the country — have an unconstitutional funding mechanism and the program should remain blocked. Latest: Russia says US boycott would help 'terrorists', 29 Sep 2016 19:48:54 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): marks Babi Yar massacre's 75th anniversary, 29 Sep 2016 20:21:43 GMTKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II. students won't be sanctioned for video about slaves, 29 Sep 2016 19:29:52 GMTFAUCETT, Mo. (AP) — Some senior students at a northwest Missouri high school who made a video depicting the lives of slaves using jokes and slapstick antics will not be disciplined because they had no racist intentions, the superintendent of their school district said. departs to Israel for Peres memorial service, 29 Sep 2016 19:46:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is flying to Israel to join dozens of world leaders at the funeral of Shimon Peres, the 93-year-old former prime minister, president and elder statesman. is Chicago a murder capital? Clues from a bloody month, 29 Sep 2016 19:55:24 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Fourteen-year-old Malik Causey loved the way gangs took what they wanted from people on the street, the way members fought for each other, the way they could turn drugs into cash and cash into $400 jeans. issues temporary gag order in Derrick Rose rape case, 29 Sep 2016 19:04:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Thursday ordered lawyers handling a rape lawsuit against Knicks guard Derrick Rose to temporarily stop talking to reporters, faulting attorneys for actions that have raised pretrial publicity about one of the NBA's stars. rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames Autopilot, 29 Sep 2016 19:31:51 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police in northern Germany say that a Tesla driver is blaming the car's Autopilot after crashing into the rear of a bus on a highway. man faces penalty if he can't catch noisy rooster, 29 Sep 2016 20:08:18 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has 30 days to figure out how to catch a noisy rooster or the city will penalize him. Explains: What does OPEC's tentative deal mean for oil?, 29 Sep 2016 19:15:25 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — OPEC nations have agreed in theory that they need to reduce their production to help boost global oil prices during a meeting in Algeria, but a major disagreement between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran still may derail any cut. What happened to oil prices and why can't OPEC agree to anything more binding? executive to pay more than $5 million over trades, 29 Sep 2016 19:52:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A former Delta Air Lines Inc. executive will pay more than $5 million to settle charges that he profited improperly by manipulating trades in energy futures. School counselor convinces student to hand over gun, 29 Sep 2016 20:22:50 GMTPLEASANT VIEW, Tenn. (AP) — A middle-school counselor in Tennessee is being called a hero after talking a teenager into handing over a loaded handgun. report criticizes DEA's use of confidential sources, 29 Sep 2016 19:41:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job overseeing the millions of dollars in payments it distributes to confidential sources, relies on tipsters who operate with minimal oversight or direction and has paid informants who are no longer meant to be used, according to a government watchdog report issued Thursday. cancels contempt hearing for Kansas election official, 29 Sep 2016 19:34:59 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has canceled a contempt hearing for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (KOH'-bahk) after he agreed to concessions that will fully register and clearly notify thousands of people that they can vote in November. Caribbean braces for brush with Hurricane Matthew, 29 Sep 2016 19:10:28 GMTORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — People in the Dutch Caribbean islands reinforced their homes and stocked up on emergency supplies Thursday as Hurricane Matthew took a rare course through the Southern Caribbean. Garnett? Cavs coach would like Kevin Garnett on staff, 29 Sep 2016 20:08:50 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Garnett never imagined himself coaching. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is making him consider it. presses early voting in bid to boost Dem turnout, 29 Sep 2016 19:16:38 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With early voting poised to play a bigger role in this year's election, Hillary Clinton was urging voters in Iowa to start casting ballots on Thursday, more than five weeks before Election Day. US on verge of ending Syria talks with Russia, 29 Sep 2016 20:24:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is "on the verge" of ending Syria talks with Russia in response to days of deadly attacks on Aleppo, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday. calls for Darfur chemical weapons investigation, 29 Sep 2016 20:28:16 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Amnesty International is calling on the U.N. Security Council to take action over reports that the Sudanese government has used chemical weapons in Darfur. warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppo, 29 Sep 2016 20:01:47 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria's largest city. Latest: Bill Clinton, Netanyahu meet in Jerusalem, 29 Sep 2016 19:17:18 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):