FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:03:41 -07:00HBO chief: 'Game of Thrones' could wrap after 3 more seasonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8fbdc87e9584e058919bd61978ee4c1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:39:08 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Game of Thrones" fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga's end is perhaps just a few years away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8fbdc87e9584e058919bd61978ee4c1Aggressive cobra found at Houston high-rise apartmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a51311562ff345af9809e2697f5fcf79Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:45:17 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — An aggressive 2-foot-long cobra captured at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in downtown Houston has been euthanized.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a51311562ff345af9809e2697f5fcf79GOP criticizes 'offensive' posts of NC elections appointeehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce7a3809401940aa8f698e243d0a6883Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:25:32 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican Party officials said Thursday they were unaware of racially tinged social media posts by a man appointed to a county elections board and are urging him to step down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce7a3809401940aa8f698e243d0a6883Justin Upton hits 3-run homer in ninth, Padres beat Metshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b374af2e3cea49b9858422445dddc75bFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:11:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Justin Upton's three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning set off a raucous dugout celebration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b374af2e3cea49b9858422445dddc75bMexico: Death toll 27 after truck hits religious processionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/240c653af2134e3cac1763545e689741Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:43:32 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The death toll rose to 27 on Thursday and authorities listed 149 others as injured after a truck lost control and slammed into a religious procession in a central Mexico town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/240c653af2134e3cac1763545e689741Pacific trade ministers pose for group photo at Maui meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3109e2f22564e3295ac6113493a2aa7Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:22:05 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations meeting in Hawaii took time out from their talks for a new trade agreement to pose for a photo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3109e2f22564e3295ac6113493a2aa7Azarenka pulls out of Citi Open hard-court tournament in DChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0df9505307e4fcc909d76c226c5e0b8Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:55:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Former No. 1 and two-time major champion Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of next week's Citi Open hard-court tournament because of an injured right shoulder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0df9505307e4fcc909d76c226c5e0b82-time defending champ John Isner advances in Atlanta Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe1879a128b44099b541506a725cb656Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:53:18 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion John Isner beat Radek Stepanek 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7) on Thursday night in his opening match in the Atlanta Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe1879a128b44099b541506a725cb656Several blazes thrust Northern California into fire seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dacf62edfe5b4b529d2ab8983b304b9cThu, 30 Jul 2015 22:37:22 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds thrust Northern California into full-fledged wildfire season Thursday with several new blazes flaring up, forcing hundreds of people from their homes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dacf62edfe5b4b529d2ab8983b304b9cMaryland governor to close Baltimore detention centerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f32bc9095140359332e51922d431c2Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:41:06 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's governor announced plans Thursday to immediately shut down Baltimore's state-run jail, where inmates and guards ran a criminal conspiracy inside vermin-infested, 19th-century walls and thwarted decades of attempted reforms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f32bc9095140359332e51922d431c2Jets' Richardson facing charges for resisting arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14e7e0cedc274aee8f4d7746c7fed68bFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:43:24 GMTFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Richardson has already been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman is now facing trouble with the law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14e7e0cedc274aee8f4d7746c7fed68bNo matter the question, Urban Meyer always has the answerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d78e4a7cb55040338c4cf9a9a171c084Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:20:46 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Urban Meyer has always had an answer for everything the coaching profession has thrown at him. Nothing in his straight-ahead glare this morning suggested that had changed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d78e4a7cb55040338c4cf9a9a171c084Campus officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9434e47d223049c5b82e126e7d652d58Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:48:06 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of murder and was ordered jailed on $1 million bail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9434e47d223049c5b82e126e7d652d58Gomez traded to Astros after Mets deal falls throughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa0feb95b71b48d498a99a4ef16f9f3fFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:21:34 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa0feb95b71b48d498a99a4ef16f9f3fTexas trooper's boss says he had reason to stop Sandra Blandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6388dcbb582e400f982dea110da2a331Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:33 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The top boss over the Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland said there was reason to pull her over for failing to signal a lane change and told lawmakers Thursday that the trooper remains on the state payroll because the investigation is still playing out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6388dcbb582e400f982dea110da2a331Ex-US Rep. Reynolds scrambles to meet bond conditionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac623edee9a14bcfa681541872aee238Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:43:14 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, facing federal tax charges, scrambled Thursday to find a place to stay to meet bond conditions after prosecutors told a judge that restrictions on sex offenders apply to the Chicago Democrat because of a decades-old statutory rape conviction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac623edee9a14bcfa681541872aee238Struggling MSNBC cancels 3 daytime shows with liberal slanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40339a1d4a548d585e1e13da989e55fFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:47:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC said Thursday that it is canceling three of its afternoon programs, part of a network-wide shift to a straight news focus during the daytime hours.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40339a1d4a548d585e1e13da989e55fScherzer, Papelbon lift Nationals past Marlins 1-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea87c8527f2d45bcb89e848473660d2bThu, 30 Jul 2015 23:46:36 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Jonathan Papelbon's debut with the Washington Nationals was just as they envisioned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea87c8527f2d45bcb89e848473660d2bHBO open to more 'True Detective' despite Season 2 criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30d9198de339490eb47527cf57ad6603Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:27:28 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — HBO would like a third season of "True Detective," despite criticism over Season 2 starring Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30d9198de339490eb47527cf57ad6603Pope's upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7965fc08c6b24b8d9589d67985456879Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:19:37 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing onerous checkpoints and distant drop-off locations, are planning to stay home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7965fc08c6b24b8d9589d67985456879Police try to quell protest involving Arctic-bound shiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d283d0efb60f4bc4a3cf4e9ca6ecc792Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:07:28 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities moved in Thursday to force protesters in kayaks from a river in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving dry dock and joining an Arctic oil drilling operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d283d0efb60f4bc4a3cf4e9ca6ecc792Jury awards $47.8 million in NYC crane collapse civil casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/905fa4568d934ae79b7b12c1d0679314Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:35:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury on Thursday awarded $47.8 million to the families of two men killed in 2008 when a construction crane collapsed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/905fa4568d934ae79b7b12c1d0679314The Latest: Pilot calls search for adrift boys heartbreakinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4bf03ba95b747dd84c601e472159d14Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:16:38 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4bf03ba95b747dd84c601e472159d14Human smuggling ring dismantled in South Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c508f36b540749d9ada7af080b3fcf9fThu, 30 Jul 2015 23:15:17 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security investigators dismantled a South Texas ring that illegally smuggled thousands of immigrants across the border from Mexico and on to other parts of the state -- often tucked in small, dangerous truck crawl spaces.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c508f36b540749d9ada7af080b3fcf9fKubiak hoping history repeats itself with Elway, Manninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/507c095ab60c4d20a2fd955f7e41d44dFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:18:48 GMTENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Gary Kubiak sure has the blueprints.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/507c095ab60c4d20a2fd955f7e41d44dOhio State marching band song made fun of Holocaust victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d143eaab45ab44a08fb5af7958acc615Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:46:27 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An unofficial marching band song that made fun of Holocaust victims is the type of thing Ohio State University has pledged to eradicate from the band program, the university said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d143eaab45ab44a08fb5af7958acc615Lawsuit accuses CVS Health of overcharging for generic drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd4549f4caca4eb5806d35f463a7b18eThu, 30 Jul 2015 23:41:34 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accuses CVS of deliberately overcharging some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd4549f4caca4eb5806d35f463a7b18eDemi Lovato's 'Dusk Till Dawn' character was written for herhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/419d16215b1546c98ea66331f3c6d33eFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:10:42 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Robert Rodriguez had been waiting for a chance to work with Demi Lovato since she auditioned for his 2003 movie "Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/419d16215b1546c98ea66331f3c6d33eGovernor weighs parole for California school bus hijackerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba75d715ad24c72b71d2ffe03001b1cFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:08:52 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor is deciding whether to allow parole for one of three men convicted in the kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver nearly 40 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba75d715ad24c72b71d2ffe03001b1cVegas-area coal plant owners to pay $4.3M to settle lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f12022500200435dbe2c5dca6155c76aThu, 30 Jul 2015 23:27:14 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Owners of a soon-to-close coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas have agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination that neighboring Native Americans blame for health problems and water pollution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f12022500200435dbe2c5dca6155c76aQ&A: A look at the new leader of Afghanistan's Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/960b11ca67d5455c9e4f11838727d252Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:37:35 GMTMullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor, who has been tapped to succeed Mullah Mohammad Omar as the Taliban's leader, is said to have close ties with authorities in Pakistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/960b11ca67d5455c9e4f11838727d252Venezuela occupies food warehouse of biggest private companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8681fe3f3d04821a23eaad046d3ed65Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:46:13 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's largest food distributor on Thursday denounced the government occupation of a Caracas warehouse amid accusations that the company is hoarding goods.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8681fe3f3d04821a23eaad046d3ed65Mexico to spend $9.1 million on seaweed cleanuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaa7ec98679141908dcbe2ceb00567bcFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:29:08 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they will spend about $9.1 million and hire 4,600 temporary workers to clean up mounds of seaweed that have accumulated in recent weeks along the Caribbean coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaa7ec98679141908dcbe2ceb00567bcAmgen hikes 2015 forecast after 2Q increase in profit, saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f55566120cc24378ad564f52f7db6f1fThu, 30 Jul 2015 22:51:27 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Amgen Inc. shares jumped in extended trading after the maker of osteoporosis drug Prolia easily beat Wall Street's second-quarter profit expectations and hiked its 2015 financial forecast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f55566120cc24378ad564f52f7db6f1fLawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/964c688a0f8d48168cc969d2be9fc974Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:21:58 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CVS deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday in federal court in San Francisco.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/964c688a0f8d48168cc969d2be9fc974Protesters forced from river after Arctic-bound ship blockedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59439b795cfc40c5895c3553074f1b3fFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:08:04 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river Thursday in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving dry dock and joining an Arctic oil drilling operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59439b795cfc40c5895c3553074f1b3fAllegiant executives were flying plane that ran low on fuelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ced2bb793c3b41afbd4ee14acf722ce2Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:40:36 GMTTwo executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ced2bb793c3b41afbd4ee14acf722ce2Woods gets hot after bad start, shoots 68 at Quicken Loanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf1059d316e649a3adcc49a2158a8530Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:31:52 GMTGAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter — he still pull-hooked it into the gallery, hit his second shot into a greenside bunker and lipped out a 5-footer for par before slamming his putter against his bag.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf1059d316e649a3adcc49a2158a8530John Mara says Giants have not been allowed to examine JPPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b1a465b050749328eab706a55f876ceThu, 30 Jul 2015 22:45:53 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have no firsthand knowledge about the extent of the hand injuries Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul sustained in a July 4 fireworks accident in Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b1a465b050749328eab706a55f876ceThe Latest: Fired Ohio officer posts bail, gets out of jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6fc05268299444fb381b2d187c4d083Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:09:13 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the case of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6fc05268299444fb381b2d187c4d083APNewsBreak: Man confesses in fatal shooting of Vegas motherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30b30a12997144409cec90cc41a2a45aFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:07:40 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a mother in a Las Vegas neighborhood said he mistook her for drug thugs who had threatened him and his family, according to a taped confession that defense attorneys want tossed out of the puzzling murder case initially thought to be a road-rage killing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30b30a12997144409cec90cc41a2a45aBush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce7c3a7a495e4da7a8002025074f73f3Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:47:45 GMTORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship in an effort to broaden his appeal among minority voters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce7c3a7a495e4da7a8002025074f73f3The Latest: Colorado shooting judge holds woman in contempthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d109ae88841749b2817d9a5f5f30b888Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:26:59 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d109ae88841749b2817d9a5f5f30b888Surfer seriously injured in Australian shark attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e35f613e9934219be45ae2213c9fb11Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:15:32 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A surfer was seriously injured as he fought a shark off the Australian east coast on Friday, less than a week after a fatal attack, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e35f613e9934219be45ae2213c9fb11Kurt Cobain's family wants death-scene photos kept sealedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de8d8da4111542cc81517b7c2f515dd9Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:43:00 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de8d8da4111542cc81517b7c2f515dd9Indiana convention's CEO calls for broader LGBT protectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e40b43d5b49945eabbc9583be14a9382Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:16:36 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The CEO of a massive gamers' convention that threatened to leave Indiana earlier this year over a divisive religious objections law said Thursday that organizers are "shopping the show" to other cities and could relocate if lawmakers don't expand protections for gays and lesbians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e40b43d5b49945eabbc9583be14a9382City mourns as teen charged in killing appears in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fb9f00fa806420b83c9c449b4d101bfFri, 31 Jul 2015 00:13:40 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A teenage boy accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old neighbor appeared in court briefly Thursday as flags around this small California town flew at half-staff in honor of the girl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fb9f00fa806420b83c9c449b4d101bfAPNewsBreak: Kidnapping suspect's sister files claim vs. FBIhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4f9d7f525034fc69d7d6589420417b8Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:59:44 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — The sister of a man killed in the Idaho wilderness after he was suspected of kidnapping a teen girl and killing her mother and brother in California has filed a claim seeking $20 million from the FBI.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4f9d7f525034fc69d7d6589420417b8The Latest: Colorado shooting jurors end day's deliberationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdff3a1e08c247bb8b86aa07698cca47Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:43:25 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdff3a1e08c247bb8b86aa07698cca47FBI: Suspect in Montana shooting says victim laughed at himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/443e547df2634c1a9c0b340110af91e0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:54:44 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of robbing and shooting three members of a family after asking for roadside help told investigators he opened fire after one of the victims laughed at him, an FBI agent said in a court filing Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/443e547df2634c1a9c0b340110af91e0