FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 12 Feb 2016 14:26:38 -08:00How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday, 12 Feb 2016 22:09:56 GMTU.S. stocks snapped a five-day losing streak Friday as investors welcomed a surge in oil prices and an encouraging report on retail sales. Latest: Information about attacker's car alerted FBI, 12 Feb 2016 21:00:13 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio restaurant attack by a machete-wielding man later killed by police (all times local): who threatened mosque pleads guilty to hate crime, 12 Feb 2016 21:06:04 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man accused of threatening to firebomb a mosque last fall has pleaded guilty to a hate crime in federal court. Motorsports leases charter to secure ride for Annett, 12 Feb 2016 21:38:21 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — HScott Motorsports has leased a charter from Premium Motorsports to secure a ride for Michael Annett for the 2016 season. Slain New Jersey sex worker possibly strangled, 12 Feb 2016 21:25:03 GMTMILLER PLACE, N.Y. (AP) — A sex worker who disappeared near a remote stretch of Long Island beach highway that was later revealed to be a suspected serial killer's dumping ground for bodies might have been strangled, according to a new autopsy. plan no course changes for this year's Iditarod, 12 Feb 2016 21:13:16 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials decided Friday there will be no course changes for this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race despite a lack of snow in Anchorage. and shivs used in Mexico prison riot that killed 49, 12 Feb 2016 22:04:09 GMTMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's deadliest prison brawl in many years was a bloodbath in which inmates attacked each other with hammers, cudgels and makeshift blades, authorities said Friday, underlining yet again the power that drug cartels wield inside many of the country's lockups. and out: Some MLB teams open with little playoff shot, 12 Feb 2016 20:57:24 GMTSpring training is a time for optimism, when players bask under the warm sun of Florida and Arizona while fans dream about their team reaching the bright lights of October., Jackson, Webb fined for Super Bowl infractions, 12 Feb 2016 22:04:45 GMTDenver Broncos fiery cornerback Aqib Talib was fined a total of $26,044 on Friday for taunting and face mask fouls in the Super Bowl. panel calls governor, EPA chief to testify on Flint, 12 Feb 2016 22:11:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Friday he has agreed to testify to Congress about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, bowing to demands by Democrats that the Republican governor explain his role in a cost-cutting move that resulted in a public health emergency caused by lead-contaminated water. Oregon standoff, some say: Right fight; wrong tactics, 12 Feb 2016 21:59:55 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Right fight; wrong strategy. says 5 chapters acknowledged hearing racist chant, 12 Feb 2016 21:39:40 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The fraternity connected to a racist chant that surfaced at the University of Oklahoma last spring says members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five years.'s Cotton holds up juvenile justice reforms, 12 Feb 2016 21:56:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate effort to overhaul the treatment of juveniles in the justice system to avoid unnecessary detentions and keep them out of adult jails has hit a snag in the form of freshman Republican Tom Cotton. sentencing for court gunman's widow, 12 Feb 2016 20:40:57 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge has hastily ordered the emergency sentencing of the ailing widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse. did El Nino go? Heat, dry spell stoke drought worry, 12 Feb 2016 22:17:08 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Where did El Nino go? Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obama, 12 Feb 2016 21:17:22 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the rightful heir to the nation's first black president.'Farrill's Grammy-nominated CD expands US-Cuba dialogue, 12 Feb 2016 20:41:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Arturo O'Farrill's Grammy-nominated "Cuba: The Conversation Continues" just happened to be made in Havana by American and Cuban musicians at a dramatic turning point in relations between the two countries. bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants, 12 Feb 2016 20:39:20 GMTFORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Friday. into Golfapalooza: the Phoenix Open's 16th hole, 12 Feb 2016 22:07:18 GMTSCOTTDALE, Ariz. (AP) — John Huh studied the shot from every angle before crouching behind his ball for a last look. Facebook's policy on nudity means in practice, 12 Feb 2016 20:36:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — What are Facebook's rules for posting nude images? Latest: Police examining manhole cover for wear, 12 Feb 2016 20:58:14 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of a woman whose vehicle was struck by a manhole cover on a Boston highway (all times local): lurking near top of Big 12 as 'havoc' takes hold, 12 Feb 2016 20:55:22 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — "Havoc" is finally taking hold at Texas, where first-year coach Shaka Smart and the No. 24 Longhorns have shaken off a slow start to join the hunt for the Big 12 title. Source: Bosh out of NBA All-Star Game due to calf injury, 12 Feb 2016 21:41:36 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says that Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat will miss Sunday's All-Star Game with a calf injury, and has been replaced on the Eastern Conference roster by Atlanta's Al Horford. A&M president decries reports of racial harassment, 12 Feb 2016 22:12:47 GMTCOLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of black and Latino high school students touring the campus. vote to make W. Virginia right-to-work state, 12 Feb 2016 21:35:22 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia, a suffering coal mining state shaped by the sometimes-bloody history of its organized labor, is set to become the 26th state with a so-called right-to-work law. Latest: FBI says no booby traps found at Oregon refuge, 12 Feb 2016 20:56:26 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): Harry Reid calls on Grayson to drop out of Senate race, 12 Feb 2016 22:00:28 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Friday called for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson to drop out of the race for a Senate seat in Florida, but Grayson angrily denounced the move and said he has no plans to follow Reid's suggestion. lineups for the Sunday news shows, 12 Feb 2016 21:43:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: minister says no doubt Zika connected to microcephaly, 12 Feb 2016 20:55:11 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's health minister said Friday that authorities were "absolutely sure" that the Zika virus is connected to devastating birth defects and rejected criticism that the government was slow to investigate the surge of cases that set off international alarms. discloses stake in Dorsey's company, Square, 12 Feb 2016 20:36:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shares in the mobile payment services company Square rose sharply Friday after Visa disclosed the details of its ownership stake in the company.'No rhyme or reason' for machete attack at Ohio restaurant, 12 Feb 2016 21:10:55 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — From the front door, the man with the machete didn't have a straight path to people in the booths at the small suburban restaurant. He stepped by the welcoming greeting on the front glass, past the half-wall entryway divider and the display case of kataifi and other Mediterranean pastries. queen Shiffrin ready for upcoming return to racing, 12 Feb 2016 21:55:43 GMTCRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — The slalom queen is back and raring to go after a frustrating two months out with injury.'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader, 12 Feb 2016 21:04:06 GMTHAVANA (AP) — With a hug and an exclamation of "Finally!" Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first ever meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism that has divided Christianity. override drawing vitriol from constituents in Maryland, 12 Feb 2016 22:02:19 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Senate president called for civility Friday after Democrats received what he called "the most vicious hate mail you can possibly imagine" in the aftermath of overriding the Republican governor's veto. One caller expressed the hope a senator's wife would be raped and killed., Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flights, 12 Feb 2016 21:24:20 GMTHAVANA (AP) — U.S. officials say the United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to restart commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades. signs bill overhauling Wisconsin civil service laws, 12 Feb 2016 22:11:51 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping bill Friday that reworks Wisconsin's hiring and firing practices, brushing aside Democrats' complaints that the measure will lead to cronyism in state agencies. by Cape Horn rounding, US duo aims at next VOR, 12 Feb 2016 21:19:31 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — With the wind — and their competitors — at their backs, Charlie Enright and Mark Towill rounded Cape Horn and allowed themselves a few seconds to savor the accomplishment. nude-painting case can face trial in France, 12 Feb 2016 21:54:11 GMTPARIS (AP) — If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue. contenders fight for minority voters in SC, 12 Feb 2016 22:19:28 GMTDENMARK, S.C. (AP) — The fight for black voters turned into a tug-of-war over President Barack Obama's legacy Friday as Democratic presidential hopefuls looked for an edge in South Carolina. Republicans, meanwhile, crisscrossed the state in search of a path out of Donald Trump's long shadow. Remove 3 California foxes from endangered species list, 12 Feb 2016 21:33:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recommended Friday that three fox subspecies native to California's Channel Islands be removed from the endangered species, saying their populations have made an historic recovery. rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up, 12 Feb 2016 22:10:46 GMTNEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event billed as a "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the act — just a man on skates in a pig costume with dollar bills tied to his tail.'s newest pot shop tied to strip club and mayor, 12 Feb 2016 21:44:07 GMTGLENDALE, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's newest pot shop has some wondering whether strippers and weed are too closely aligned on a busy highway just east of downtown Denver. beats Pavlyuchenkova to make St. Petersburg semifinal, 12 Feb 2016 21:38:09 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Top-seeded Belinda Bencic won a late-night battle with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to take the final spot in the semifinals at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy. where woman in custody died cited for deficiencies, 12 Feb 2016 20:46:36 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The hospital where a black woman died after she was forcibly removed from the emergency room by a white police officer was cited for 10 "deficiencies," including failing to properly examine the woman when she complained of difficulty breathing, state health officials said. Latest: Death of driver from manhole cover was 'bizarre', 12 Feb 2016 20:43:58 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of a woman whose vehicle was struck by a manhole cover on a Boston highway (all times local): cover crashes into SUV's windshield, killing driver, 12 Feb 2016 21:56:04 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A dislodged manhole cover weighing more than 200 pounds went airborne and crashed through an SUV's windshield on a major highway, killing a woman as she drove during the Friday morning commute, authorities said. transgender inmate settles with prison officials, 12 Feb 2016 21:12:22 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A former transgender inmate who had complained that she didn't get adequate treatment for her gender identity condition has settled a lawsuit against Georgia prison officials. Bank and Wynn Resorts rise, Pandora tumbles, 12 Feb 2016 21:39:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: mulls US Senate bid; testing waters for money, support, 12 Feb 2016 21:50:14 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada conservative Sharron Angle says she's trying to determine if she could raise enough money to run for the U.S. Senate again, a move that could throw a wrench in Republicans' hopes to claim Democratic Sen. Harry Reid's soon-to-be-vacant seat. No rigged explosives found at site of Oregon standoff, 12 Feb 2016 21:31:18 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — FBI officials said Friday they haven't found any rigged explosives or booby traps at the national wildlife refuge in Oregon that had been seized by an armed group.