FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 24 May 2017 18:20:53 -07:00'Hamilton' star to perform at Boston July 4th celebrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da9a329f3bca4448bbc4973a94a49f29Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da9a329f3bca4448bbc4973a94a49f29Carson calls poverty a state of mindhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d6da242b5ea4c2eb7a9eb4245b2eeebThu, 25 May 2017 00:06:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson says poverty is a "state of mind."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d6da242b5ea4c2eb7a9eb4245b2eeebWarrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa9588eff0a94a7487a5e182fbe19089Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa9588eff0a94a7487a5e182fbe19089Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/453a801fce694fa18964f2fec0dbbca6Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/453a801fce694fa18964f2fec0dbbca6Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c12c72ba66e64c52a29c946c826ed7d5Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c12c72ba66e64c52a29c946c826ed7d5Jury sides with California university in fight over breeding the perfect strawberryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f82ff74b61374aeeb9db5f8da60b76bfWed, 24 May 2017 23:01:41 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jury sides with California university in fight over breeding the perfect strawberry .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f82ff74b61374aeeb9db5f8da60b76bfThe Latest: Fire about 50 percent contained at tourism spothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a7c9289e07e4881b4df8b6ee51b11e8Thu, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a7c9289e07e4881b4df8b6ee51b11e8Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25c25ef806c04bf3a3c8f236b9a0e684Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25c25ef806c04bf3a3c8f236b9a0e684Boston Marathon-bomber friend's family sue agents over deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db3724a73c3f40a5a02987399c84b63fWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db3724a73c3f40a5a02987399c84b63fHannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leavinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6efb0758d2443b0a5ac1077ccc4bcfaWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6efb0758d2443b0a5ac1077ccc4bcfaFrom fame to shame: Playmate to do time scrubbing graffitihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de8554d9c0a94d839a617ac8aba310c5Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de8554d9c0a94d839a617ac8aba310c5Top education official resigns before Congress hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8322a57685504224a9c668073847cd61Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8322a57685504224a9c668073847cd61The Latest: Reporter alleges attack by Montana GOP hopefulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e804d82c4ac3497a9ea3dfc324e0f11dThu, 25 May 2017 00:47:45 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e804d82c4ac3497a9ea3dfc324e0f11dTSA tests screening larger electronic devices separatelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d121422833c447f3b8864a77aa17e660Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d121422833c447f3b8864a77aa17e660Lamb homers, D-backs complete sweep of White Sox 8-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13e452279da6403d9e85bbb259e1577cThu, 25 May 2017 00:36:26 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — First-year Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo oozes confidence in his team.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13e452279da6403d9e85bbb259e1577cThe Latest: UK police arrest 7th person outside Manchesterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90e35fcb43d846039fecde51e6a26f35Wed, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90e35fcb43d846039fecde51e6a26f35Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95414893a4f0460d857987cba648d13aWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95414893a4f0460d857987cba648d13aParties battle for control of Montana's only US House seathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cabb6405beec4e469db203466fcf97caWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cabb6405beec4e469db203466fcf97caWhy Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the nexthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0814125028e45ba8e6ed6187df72b16Thu, 25 May 2017 00:56:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — To cover up or not to cover up?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0814125028e45ba8e6ed6187df72b16Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b3f256655ac4a2789568191223852a4Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b3f256655ac4a2789568191223852a4UN envoy: South Sudan seeing military action as rains arrivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3899ddb99404664b564133bbe2ccd76Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3899ddb99404664b564133bbe2ccd76Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e080cac66a4e42fd987229ea2269d9b2Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e080cac66a4e42fd987229ea2269d9b2The Latest: Trump to hold Iowa rally next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68070cd6c8584acb9545f5e1eaff9038Thu, 25 May 2017 00:05:41 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68070cd6c8584acb9545f5e1eaff9038Gray fans 11, Davis homers as A's top Marlins 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/976dc85f934f42d4b43f7985bbf7fcedWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/976dc85f934f42d4b43f7985bbf7fcedAgent feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab4a980657ce4c98b85a7540fe6430f6Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab4a980657ce4c98b85a7540fe6430f6Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87952ccd50f74c609fb6948fe5e24213Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87952ccd50f74c609fb6948fe5e24213El Salvador sentences 7 gang members for killing of 11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a115afe4acd54b31bcf1f72d799627d1Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a115afe4acd54b31bcf1f72d799627d1Police find man's body and coffin believed to contain momhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91918456f25b47008489a550c0f1c82fThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91918456f25b47008489a550c0f1c82fThe Latest: GOP campaign says candidate, reporter both fellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b44e3e0ee70b4bd5bfa1a766ca552392Thu, 25 May 2017 01:02:55 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b44e3e0ee70b4bd5bfa1a766ca552392How food stamp cuts could ripple through the economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f366b1f9ccd54e60b55d46fa58c80a2cWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f366b1f9ccd54e60b55d46fa58c80a2cBourdais out of hospital after Indy 500 qualifying crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8698ad715b74c35b7f9c9f34dd96d89Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8698ad715b74c35b7f9c9f34dd96d89Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b681b971ab44d86a11ea6af512953c3Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b681b971ab44d86a11ea6af512953c3King tides expected to bring coastal flooding to Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ce541e6732a4b98b77c042eb72e1389Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ce541e6732a4b98b77c042eb72e1389Jutanugarn returns to Michigan seeking first win of 2017http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85858d64d92043278e41fab7b07c5f9bWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85858d64d92043278e41fab7b07c5f9bVideo appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4481f0f31f44a59447880c0f361c15Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4481f0f31f44a59447880c0f361c15Alton Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/045c6517a9c94567955b080ab5beb8eeThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/045c6517a9c94567955b080ab5beb8eeReporter alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29f28b56375e429dbbc4f5912303448cThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29f28b56375e429dbbc4f5912303448c10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f27a2ef1b6794cc5819927050ccbab88Thu, 25 May 2017 01:01:51 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f27a2ef1b6794cc5819927050ccbab8823 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afde274599104024a806e1d653291634Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afde274599104024a806e1d653291634Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b098ec47a2d144078bf4c4ad9160969aWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b098ec47a2d144078bf4c4ad9160969a8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d595040c2c6d47008af3da6d3ccd06c3Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d595040c2c6d47008af3da6d3ccd06c3Top Venezuela prosecutor says protester killed by policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e325ee4824734f39bd9099940a7b3a6dWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e325ee4824734f39bd9099940a7b3a6dHall of Famer's widow causes stir with memorabilia auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c84d3634cdc34abb9b4c3ba487f3e96dThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c84d3634cdc34abb9b4c3ba487f3e96dInvestigators: Arizona Memorial employee took improper giftshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990789a16c074859899757f40521abdbThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990789a16c074859899757f40521abdbArchitect of Dodd-Frank repeal bill agrees to key changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d2029a5ea1044b081ec9c1c7b48797dThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d2029a5ea1044b081ec9c1c7b48797dEmbattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dead211fb4f54cfba8b88c6ac6addfb3Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dead211fb4f54cfba8b88c6ac6addfb3Fire 50 percent contained at Washington state tourism spothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/095d64a0b61144b397f945d17d1095d7Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/095d64a0b61144b397f945d17d1095d7Arizona State wins 8th NCAA women's golf titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b439f56ad24b4873a6c65843a51ac693Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b439f56ad24b4873a6c65843a51ac693Guardian reporter alleges Republican candidate for Montana's sole US House seat body-slammed him day before electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/851c40a4b7b14c4cb71d016e6612b284Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/851c40a4b7b14c4cb71d016e6612b284House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9eacb6bed9b4b918c8eb39215b184e9Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9eacb6bed9b4b918c8eb39215b184e9