FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Feb 2017 08:11:57 -08:00Left-hander Peterson shoots 62, leads Joburg Open, 23 Feb 2017 15:54:59 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — American golfer Paul Peterson birdied four of his last five holes to shoot a bogey-free 9-under 62 Thursday before play was suspended because of a waterlogged course in the first round of the Joburg Open. official: Explosion kills 8 in city of Lahore, 23 Feb 2017 15:45:07 GMTLAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Explosives in a building under construction ignited Thursday, ripping through a market in an upscale neighborhood in the eastern city of Lahore, killing eight people, officials said. It was not immediately clear whether the explosives were meant to be a bomb or merely stored in the building. Live video of giraffe giving birth was labeled explicit, 23 Feb 2017 15:51:14 GMTHARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — The owner of a New York zoo planning to live-stream a giraffe giving birth says the video feed was briefly removed from YouTube because animal rights activists labeled it sexually explicit. for US jobless benefits tick up, level still healthy, 23 Feb 2017 15:30:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained at a low level consistent with a healthy job market. Latest: Activist says camp shutdown not end of the fight, 23 Feb 2017 15:20:37 GMTCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the closing of a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local): stocks start mixed as energy companies bounce back, 23 Feb 2017 15:14:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. indexes are mixed early Thursday following modest losses the day before. Energy companies are making the biggest gains as the price of oil jumps and companies that pay big dividends are rising as bond yields slip. Technology and industrial companies are taking small losses. Oscars are less white, but the industry hasn't changed, 23 Feb 2017 15:57:02 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — After two years of intense public scrutiny over the academy's all-white acting nominations, the 2017 Oscar nominees are as diverse a group as the organization has ever seen, thanks to films like "Moonlight," ''Fences," ''Hidden Figures" and "Loving." still lagging in female and minority representation, 23 Feb 2017 16:06:49 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2017 Oscar nominations were a banner year for black nominees both in front of and behind the camera, but other nonwhite groups and women were largely left out of the running. As #OscarsSoWhite creator April Reign said, her hashtag was never about just black actors, but all communities marginalized in Hollywood including Asians, Latinos, and women. test-driving a new car, take the technology for a spin, 23 Feb 2017 15:01:20 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Car shopping isn't just about kicking the tires anymore. It's also about testing the technology. to buy a home when you haven't sold yours yet, 23 Feb 2017 15:03:22 GMTYou've found the perfect new home for your family, but your current house hasn't sold yet. You can't afford to carry two mortgages, or maybe you were counting on money from your sale to help with the down payment and closing costs. lowers cost estimate for presidential protection, 23 Feb 2017 15:44:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence. Latest: Conway thanks conservatives for election help, 23 Feb 2017 15:12:15 GMTOXON HILL, Maryland (AP) — The Latest on the Conservative Political Action Conference (all times local): 3 men die in late-night shooting at Miami warehouse, 23 Feb 2017 15:29:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Police say three men are dead following a shooting at a Miami warehouse. up with 'Hurt Bae' and her viral breakup fame, 23 Feb 2017 15:28:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — What does a truly nasty breakup get you? Internet fame, for some, or is it more like notoriety? says billboard's message slams gender equality, 23 Feb 2017 15:01:27 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Women are planning this weekend to protest a North Carolina billboard with a message they say is a slam on gender equality, according to media reports. court rejects plea bargain in ex-Chief Rabbi case, 23 Feb 2017 16:03:17 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court rejected a plea bargain with a former chief rabbi of Israel over corruption charges, adding another year of prison time.$3.35M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer, 23 Feb 2017 15:48:35 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by police in Madison, Wisconsin, say they have settled a federal civil rights lawsuit for $3.35 million. Latest: Wis. gov tells conservatives 'go big, go bold', 23 Feb 2017 15:50:54 GMTOXON HILL, Maryland (AP) — The Latest on the Conservative Political Action Conference (all times local): upbeat on outlook as commodity prices revive, 23 Feb 2017 15:27:13 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The chief executive of Glencore says the Swiss mining and metals company is better positioned than ever after core profits rose 48 percent last year amid recovering commodity prices and cost cutting policies. 'paradise' in Puerto Rico at stake in hotel fight, 23 Feb 2017 15:11:10 GMTAGUADILLA, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sun had just risen along Puerto Rico's northwest coast when Paul Schmidt hopped off his surfboard and emerged from the water at Wilderness Beach, ending another session at a remote area that draws surfers from around the world looking for the next big wave. court orders arrest of president's leading critic, 23 Feb 2017 15:31:42 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court issued an arrest warrant on drug charges Thursday for an opposition senator and former top human rights official who is one of the most vocal critics of President Rodrigo Duterte and his deadly anti-drug crackdown. Latest: California floods strand horses at ranches, 23 Feb 2017 15:19:04 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the storms in California (all times local): bid withdrawal new setback for Hungarian leader, 23 Feb 2017 15:49:44 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The decision to withdraw Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is the third political defeat for Hungary's populist prime minister in less than a year. urge judge to keep injunction on Yellowstone dam, 23 Feb 2017 15:37:03 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are urging a federal judge to keep in place an injunction blocking a $57 million irrigation dam and fish passage proposed for the Yellowstone River. reinstates life term of Hamas prisoner freed in swap, 23 Feb 2017 15:23:50 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian activist says an Israeli court has ordered a senior Hamas member to complete his life sentence, after the man was freed in a 2011 swap of hundreds of inmates for an Israeli soldier held by Hamas. teens block schools to protest alleged police rape, 23 Feb 2017 15:21:52 GMTPARIS (AP) — Paris teenagers blockaded high schools with burning garbage cans and skirmished with riot officers at an unauthorized protest Thursday, angered by the alleged rape of a young black man with a police baton and other police abuse. to be named for legislator slain in church shooting, 23 Feb 2017 15:57:22 GMTRIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina senator and pastor who was slain during the Charleston church shootings will have a county building named in his honor. killed by flying debris as Storm Doris batters Britain, 23 Feb 2017 16:00:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — A woman has been killed by flying debris in central England as storm winds of more than 90 mph (145 kph) batter the United Kingdom. plan case update on teacher missing since 2005, 23 Feb 2017 15:53:23 GMTOCILLA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in rural south Georgia say they plan to update the public on their 11-year search for a missing teacher. Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66, 23 Feb 2017 15:59:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.'s Jupiter-circling spacecraft stuck making long laps, 23 Feb 2017 15:40:08 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Jupiter-circling spacecraft is stuck making long laps around the gas giant because of sticky valves. bullet bounces off Oregon woman's head, 23 Feb 2017 16:02:45 GMTBEND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a Central Oregon woman suffered a small bump when a stray bullet crashed into her home and bounced off her head.'s sexy Carnival puts Pentecostal mayor in tight spot, 23 Feb 2017 15:15:07 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — While campaigning last year to become Rio de Janeiro's mayor, Marcelo Crivella, a retired Pentecostal bishop, insisted his faith would not get in the way of governing the nation's most famous city. Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win, 23 Feb 2017 15:40:52 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep. Yale Law dean stresses standing up for rule of law, 23 Feb 2017 16:07:13 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As the next dean of Yale Law School, Heather Gerken says a key challenge will be figuring how best to stand up for the rule of law.'24:Legacy' producers apologize for using Kenya attack video, 23 Feb 2017 15:48:21 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The executive producers of the new Fox series "24: Legacy" are apologizing for using footage from a terror attack at a Kenya mall that killed 67 people. Iraqi forces enter Mosul airport, military base, 23 Feb 2017 15:42:17 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led international coalition fought their way Thursday into a sprawling military base outside of Mosul and onto the grounds of the city's airport, taking control of the runway amid fierce exchanges of fire with Islamic State group militants. San Jose residents return to waterlogged homes, 23 Feb 2017 15:24:22 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Some residents returned home to sort through waterlogged furniture, toys and clothing after being abruptly evacuated when a surging creek carrying engine fuel and sewage water inundated thousands of homes in San Jose. of science: Warriors thrive with chemistry experiment, 23 Feb 2017 15:58:46 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Zaza Pachulia holds his own during competitive games of poker on the airplane alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson — they call it the "Good Guys Table." Andre Iguodala and JaVale McGee, one-time teammates with Denver reunited in Oakland, hold secret chats. in prep-school sex-assault case: Defense wasn't ideal, 23 Feb 2017 15:03:46 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer who represented a New Hampshire prep school graduate at his sexual assault trial says the defense team's work wasn't ideal. Edition's Ronnie DeVoe announces wife expecting baby, 23 Feb 2017 15:55:41 GMTNew Edition member Ronnie DeVoe has announced he and his wife, Shamari, are expecting a baby. average 30-year mortgage rate edges up to 4.16 percent, 23 Feb 2017 15:15:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week, continuing a holding pattern that has prevailed this month. found dead in Orleans Parish jail, 23 Feb 2017 16:08:47 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 23-year-old inmate has been found dead in a Louisiana jail. electricity out, new EPA chief reached out to lobbyist, 23 Feb 2017 16:06:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When a summer thunderstorm knocked out power to Scott Pruitt's home three years ago, the then-attorney general of Oklahoma reached out to a lobbyist for American Electric Power. Supreme Court strikes city's LGBT protections, 23 Feb 2017 15:34:46 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting such local LGBT protections is constitutional. GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested, 23 Feb 2017 15:04:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade legislators across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road. erupt after off-duty LA officer clashes with teens, 23 Feb 2017 15:42:27 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of people were arrested early Thursday after they clashed with police near a Southern California home where a Los Angeles policeman fired a single round during an off-duty struggle with a 13-year-old boy and the boy's companions earlier in the week., Mexico at odds over deportation as top officials meet, 23 Feb 2017 15:40:18 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a gathering of U.S. and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors. makes good on space station delivery a little late, 23 Feb 2017 15:31:05 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX made good on a 250-mile-high delivery at the International Space Station on Thursday, after fixing a navigation problem that held up the shipment a day. activist O'Keefe posts tapes targeting CNN, 23 Feb 2017 15:13:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Conservative activist James O'Keefe has released what he says are 119 hours of raw audio secretly recorded inside CNN's Atlanta headquarters in 2009.