FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 07 Oct 2015 10:26:34 -07:00Al Roker to headline Weather Channel's digital show, 07 Oct 2015 17:19:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — After The Weather Channel canceled his morning show, Al Roker is coming back on a much smaller screen. Latest: US aircraft rerouted over Syria, avoids Russians, 07 Oct 2015 17:08:12 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments after Syrian troops, emboldened by Russian airstrikes, launch a ground offensive against insurgents (all times local). Libya, explosion near Tripoli parliament during session, 07 Oct 2015 17:07:39 GMTBENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan security officials say an explosion went off next to the parliament in the capital, Tripoli, as lawmakers were in session. to extremists drive Toyotas?, US asks, 07 Oct 2015 16:40:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Toyota has spoken with U.S. officials about the prominent use of its vehicles by militants in Syria, Iraq and Libya. early rally in US stocks sputters as oil prices retreat, 07 Oct 2015 16:19:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An early rally in stock prices dissipated by midday Wednesday following a retreat in crude oil prices. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast for the year, citing weakness in China. group seeks fact-finding mission over Kunduz strike, 07 Oct 2015 16:29:18 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Doctors Without Borders called for an independent and unprecedented fact-finding mission on Wednesday to investigate a U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people. bedtime picture book a self-publishing success story, 07 Oct 2015 16:33:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — You may have heard of Roger. He's the little rabbit in a new bedtime book that can't go to sleep, RIGHT NOW. plants a seed with farm-to-tray-table concept, 07 Oct 2015 16:13:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue Airways is trying to bring a little bit of country to the city — opening its own "farm" at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. examiner: Specific cause of inmate's death unknown, 07 Oct 2015 17:13:48 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A state medical examiner said several factors could have contributed to the death of an inmate who prosecutors say was hit with a stun gun while restrained at a Georgia jail. Latest: British UN ambassador says Putin boosting Assad, 07 Oct 2015 16:26:01 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments after Syrian troops, emboldened by Russian airstrikes, launch a ground offensive against insurgents (all times local). teacher at clothing-optional retreat killed on trail, 07 Oct 2015 16:33:08 GMTFAIRFAX, Calif. (AP) — A tantra teacher who made DVDs on yoga for lovers and taught classes at a clothing-optional retreat was found shot to death on a hiking trail in Northern California, still holding onto the leash of his wounded dog, authorities said. Latest: South Carolina-LSU game moved to Louisiana, 07 Oct 2015 16:15:02 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): teams now guarding against parts failures in Chase, 07 Oct 2015 17:19:28 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports took time in its weekly meetings to address the parts failure that cost Jimmie Johnson a shot at a seventh championship. CEO: Emissions fixes could take until end of next year, 07 Oct 2015 16:09:52 GMTWOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen said a recall of cars with software that can be used to evade emissions tests could start in Germany in January and last until the end of next year. Carolina game moved to Louisiana due to flooding, 07 Oct 2015 16:36:57 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is moving its home game against LSU to Baton Rouge because of massive flooding around the university. officer's death investigation cost tops $300,000, 07 Oct 2015 16:33:09 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — More than $300,000 has been spent on an investigation into the unsolved shooting death of a police lieutenant that sparked a massive manhunt in northern Illinois, according to a review of personnel records from 50 suburban Chicago police agencies. approves more international games, some outside England, 07 Oct 2015 17:19:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's appetite for international games is growing. ethics panel meets to discuss Sepp Blatter, Platini, 07 Oct 2015 17:06:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — The FIFA ethics committee has been examining the cases of President Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini, a move that could lead to the suspension of world soccer's most powerful officials. 1st time, MIT's free online classes can carry credit, 07 Oct 2015 16:18:59 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has offered free online courses for the last four years with one major downside: They didn't count toward a degree. That's about to change. Hudson sings at Brooklyn charter schools rally, 07 Oct 2015 17:08:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Grammy- and Oscar-winning star Jennifer Hudson, introduced by two little girls, performed Wednesday for thousands of cheering charter school supporters in Brooklyn. Latest: Israeli police say Palestinian stabs Israeli man, 07 Oct 2015 16:07:17 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis following days of violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank (all times local). kidnap Italian restaurant owner in south Philippines, 07 Oct 2015 16:07:33 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say gunmen have abducted an Italian restaurant owner and former Roman Catholic missionary in the country's south, a few weeks after the kidnapping of three foreigners and a Filipino woman in the restive region. bans employees from all daily fantasy play for money, 07 Oct 2015 17:07:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel said Wednesday it will permanently ban all employees from playing any daily fantasy sports for money and begin an internal probe following reports a DraftKings employee may have had access to unfairly valuable data before winning $350,000 in a FanDuel contest. Kentucky University cancels classes, cites threat, 07 Oct 2015 16:31:51 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky University canceled classes for the rest of the week because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to "kill all" this week, campus officials said Wednesday. Latest: Governor says they're keeping close eye on dams, 07 Oct 2015 16:26:45 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): says 2 representatives expelled from Azerbaijan, 07 Oct 2015 17:04:30 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Amnesty International says two of its representatives were detained when trying to enter Azerbaijan and then deported. Prize in literature: What to look out for, 07 Oct 2015 17:14:09 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — On Thursday, the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in literature will be announced by the first ever female permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius. Will the prize awarding body choose to honor the occasion by picking a female winner? Will it break new ground by giving the prize to a journalist? Or will it rush to bestow the coveted prize on one of the many aging favorites? The secretive academy drops no hints on whom they are considering but that doesn't stop literature buffs from guessing. Here is a look at some of the themes and potential candidates being mentioned in this year's speculation: Jersey agency: Nurse giving flu shots reused syringes, 07 Oct 2015 17:07:18 GMTWEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — A nurse administering flu shots to dozens of employees of a pharmaceutical company reused syringes, state Department of Health officials said Wednesday. warships fire cruise missiles into Syria, 07 Oct 2015 17:03:14 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week. Anglican bishop sentenced for sex assaults on teens, 07 Oct 2015 17:16:48 GMTLONDON (AP) — A former Anglican bishop was jailed Wednesday for sexually assaulting teenagers and young men, two decades after he was first accused. At the time, powerful figures in Britain spoke out in support of the bishop, Peter Ball, and he was not charged. Manning renews demand in court for hairstyle change, 07 Oct 2015 17:13:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Imprisoned national security leaker Chelsea Manning is renewing her demand in federal court to wear a feminine hairstyle. Up to $3 trillion in over-borrowing in emerging markets, 07 Oct 2015 16:18:58 GMTLIMA, Peru (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says the biggest risks to the global economy are now in emerging markets, where private companies have racked up considerable debt amid a fifth straight year of slowing growth. Chrysler, UAW bargaining as strike threat looms, 07 Oct 2015 17:07:19 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The threat of a strike is looming as Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers continue negotiating a new contract. Latest: Turkish Nobel winner came from family of farmers, 07 Oct 2015 17:02:51 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): court weighs 3 death sentences in Kansas cases, 07 Oct 2015 17:03:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against the perpetrators of what one justice called "some of the most horrendous murders" he's ever seen from the bench. Latest: Nobel winner revolutionized understanding of DNA, 07 Oct 2015 16:14:16 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): INVESTIGATION: Nuclear black market seeks IS extremists, 07 Oct 2015 16:43:30 GMTCHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks. US not cooperating with Russia against Islamic State, 07 Oct 2015 16:29:35 GMTROME (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday the U.S.-led coalition has not agreed to cooperate with Russia in the fight against the Islamic State and no collaboration is possible as long as Moscow continues to strike other targets. upgrades for gov't health insurance site, 07 Oct 2015 16:40:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The government's health insurance website is getting long-awaited upgrades that should help consumers find out whether their doctors and medications are covered, and get a better estimate of costs.,000 protest in Belgium against free-market measures, 07 Oct 2015 16:28:01 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian trade unions on Wednesday mobilized about 100,000 workers for the second time in a year to protest the free-market regulations and austerity measures that the center-right government has been pushing through during its first year in office. Latest: Will the real Tomas Lindahl accept his Nobel?, 07 Oct 2015 17:10:39 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): tests technology to find illegal drone operators, 07 Oct 2015 16:56:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has signed an agreement to test technology that could locate the operators of small drones that are flying illegally near airports, as the government tries to crack down on near-collisions with manned aircraft. LAPD officers feared ambush after rap video, 07 Oct 2015 17:10:43 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The attorney for two Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a man after he shattered their patrol car's rear window with a beer bottle says the lawmen thought they were under attack because of an online video that turned out to be a publicity stunt. inmates with long rap sheets among those freed early, 07 Oct 2015 17:06:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Drug criminals once described by prosecutors as unrepentant repeat offenders are among those poised to benefit from new sentencing guidelines that are shrinking punishments for thousands of federal prisoners, according to an Associated Press review of court records. booked to visit Jimmy Fallon, 07 Oct 2015 17:15:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner is joining the parade of politicians to visit late-night TV. who lost hair to cancer can't use old license photo, 07 Oct 2015 16:19:33 GMTFREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who lost her hair after undergoing chemotherapy says the state Motor Vehicle Commission wouldn't let her use an old driver's license photo showing her with long blond hair. question effectiveness of dietary guidelines, 07 Oct 2015 16:31:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday asked federal officials whether Americans should trust the government's dietary guidelines, which inform everything from school lunches to advice from a doctor. is latest tech giant to claim space in mobile news, 07 Oct 2015 16:09:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Technology giants — Apple, Facebook, Snapchat and now Google — want to take charge of how we get and see news on our phones. NewsAlert, 07 Oct 2015 17:12:20 GMTROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutor: Oregon college gunman killed himself inside classroom after 2 officers wounded him. Seinfeld finds new 'space and place' with Web series, 07 Oct 2015 16:57:43 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — What was he thinking?