FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Aug 2016 16:48:37 -07:00Ex-Maryland official tapped to run New Orleans' violent jail, 25 Aug 2016 23:15:44 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former Maryland corrections official was tapped Thursday to run the violence-plagued New Orleans jail. government, lawyers want voter ID ruling enforced, 25 Aug 2016 22:56:24 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The federal government and others who sued to overturn North Carolina's voter identification law told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday that keeping the photo ID mandate and other rules in place for the November elections would harm black voters and increase confusion. wanted in woman's killing, kids' kidnapping arrested, 25 Aug 2016 23:10:17 GMTPUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A couple wanted in connection with a woman's killing and the kidnapping of her three children have been arrested in Colorado. swap: Dodgers send Carlos Ruiz to Phillies for Ellis, 25 Aug 2016 21:43:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have swapped catchers with Philadelphia, getting Carlos Ruiz and trading A.J. Ellis to the Phillies. swap: Phillies send Carlos Ruiz to Dodgers for Ellis, 25 Aug 2016 22:27:20 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have swapped catchers with Philadelphia, getting Carlos Ruiz and trading A.J. Ellis to the Phillies. Giants-Mara story, 25 Aug 2016 21:40:52 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about New York Giants owner John Mara commenting on placekicker Josh Brown's one-game suspension, The Associated Press erroneously reported some of the details of the allegations made against Brown and details of the NFL's personal conduct policy. According to the NFL, Brown allegedly grabbed his ex-wife by her wrist, not her throat, and the ex-wife's allegations of 20 abusive incidents were contained in a court filing, not made to the media. Additionally, the NFL's personal conduct policy doesn't mandate a six-game suspension. It calls for a baseline suspension of six games without pay for violations involving assault, with consideration given to possible mitigating or aggravating circumstances. redistricting referendum won't appear on ballot, 25 Aug 2016 23:18:17 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a voter referendum seeking to change the system Illinois uses to draw political boundaries is unconstitutional, making it ineligible to appear on the November ballot. convicted in masterminding global online theft ring, 25 Aug 2016 22:40:25 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A federal jury convicted the son of a Russian lawmaker Thursday of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and orchestrating an international online theft scheme that netted him millions of dollars. nears the end of its splashdown tests for Mars craft, 25 Aug 2016 22:32:46 GMTHAMPTON, Va. (AP) — NASA on Thursday conducted the second to last splashdown test for its Orion spacecraft as the agency prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.'Dr. Drew on Call' to end 5-year run on HLN next month, 25 Aug 2016 22:20:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Drew Pinsky's series on the HLN channel is ending its run after five years. imam pleads guilty to sex abuse charges, 25 Aug 2016 22:05:04 GMTROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — A prominent Islamic scholar and longtime head of a suburban Chicago school accused of molesting an underage girl and a 23-year-old female school employee has pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse. police charge Lochte with false report of robbery, 25 Aug 2016 23:10:28 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Lochte nabs new sponsor after Speedo, others dump him, 25 Aug 2016 23:13:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Lochte has a new sponsor — Pine Bros. Softish Throat Drops — that says people should give the swimmer "a second chance" after he fell from corporate grace following a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics he tried to pass off as a robbery. finds most teens vaping fruity flavors, not nicotine, 25 Aug 2016 22:30:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens aren't vaping nicotine at all but using sweet and fruity flavors like strawberry, chocolate cake and bubble gum. acquire lefty reliever Rzepczynski from Athletics, 25 Aug 2016 22:25:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals acquired reliever Marc Rzepczynski from Oakland on Thursday, giving the NL East leaders another lefty in the bullpen. Clinton to remain on family foundation board, 25 Aug 2016 22:48:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Chelsea Clinton would remain on the board of her family's foundation even if her mother is elected president, a spokeswoman said Thursday. hit series 'Underground' moves production to Georgia, 25 Aug 2016 22:05:37 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The second season of WGN America's drama series "Underground" has moved filming to southeast Georgia. mom charged in death of malnourished son found in closet, 25 Aug 2016 23:13:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles woman has been charged with murder in the death of her severely malnourished 11-year-old son whose body was found in a closet. rejects doctors' lawsuit against Quackwatch website, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit brought by two pioneers in the anti-aging movement who said an online article about them suggests they're quacks has been tossed out by a judge., Laird share early lead at Barclays, 25 Aug 2016 23:03:58 GMTFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed didn't break anything Thursday except par. agrees to sell Nashville track to real estate company, 25 Aug 2016 22:47:22 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dover Motorsports, Inc. has a new buyer for the Nashville Superspeedway in a commercial real estate development company. says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins, 25 Aug 2016 22:04:32 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived for a marathon appeal hearing against a six-year ban from football on Thursday, pledging to accept the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport Tech banned from taking new students with federal aid, 25 Aug 2016 22:56:58 GMTThe U.S. Department of Education has banned the for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid. Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hike, 25 Aug 2016 22:37:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment. police have charged swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report, 25 Aug 2016 22:28:11 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police have charged swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report. Six: Strong, Sumlin entering 2016 on coaching hot seat, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:19 GMTTo consider Les Miles on the dreaded hot seat at LSU entering this season suggests a lot about job security among college football coaches these days — especially those in the Southeastern Conference. Latest: Catholic diocese 'saddened' by nuns' slayings, 25 Aug 2016 21:46:28 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of two Catholic nuns in Mississippi (all times local): agency: No confirmed Zika cases linked to Rio Olympics, 25 Aug 2016 21:39:09 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency says reports from national authorities indicate no confirmed laboratory cases of the Zika virus in anyone associated with the Rio Olympics. website hack reveals stars' tricky cyber landscape, 25 Aug 2016 22:07:22 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The hateful hack of comedian Leslie Jones' personal website reveals the tricky cyber landscape celebrities tread and the murky legal protections that exist for personal digital content. members go to court over use of band's name, 25 Aug 2016 22:41:16 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former members of Jamaican reggae band The Wailers, which played alongside Bob Marley, are going to court to try to stop the group they left from performing under the same name. withdraws with pain in his knee, 25 Aug 2016 22:26:54 GMTFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — British Open champion Henrik Stenson has withdrawn from The Barclays with pain his right knee., Clinton representatives attend briefing on transition, 25 Aug 2016 22:23:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Representatives of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have participated in their first meeting with members of the Obama administration assigned to help pave the wave for a smooth transition of power in January. nuns found slain in Mississippi home, their vehicle gone, 25 Aug 2016 22:04:38 GMTDURANT, Miss. (AP) — Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, and there were signs of a break-in and their vehicle was missing, officials said Thursday. General, Dollar Tree report weak sales growth, 25 Aug 2016 21:57:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Discount-store rivals Dollar General and Dollar Tree reported weaker-than-expected sales figures Thursday, as struggling lower-income shoppers spent less at their stores. Zimmer wins copyright case and receives an apology, 25 Aug 2016 22:08:31 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Hans Zimmer has received an apology from a fellow composer who now says he mistakenly sued the Oscar-winner for copyright infringement over the music to "12 Years a Slave." Service agent who protected LBJ dies in Texas, 25 Aug 2016 21:40:02 GMTFREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — Jim Hardin, a Secret Service agent who protected President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family during and after their White House years, has died in Texas. He was 80. Michigan sex offender rules cannot be retroactive, 25 Aug 2016 22:58:39 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Significant changes to Michigan's sex offender registry law cannot be applied retroactively to potentially thousands of sex offenders because the revisions unconstitutionally stiffen the punishment of offenders after their convictions, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. Latest: UN schedules meeting to discuss role in Colombia, 25 Aug 2016 22:02:57 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local): Latest: Kaine says Trump can't be trusted on immigration, 25 Aug 2016 21:34:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): travelers fear turbulence en route to new airport, 25 Aug 2016 22:55:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — There could be turbulence for travelers during the multibillion dollar renovation of New York's LaGuardia Airport. boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price, 25 Aug 2016 21:44:59 GMTThe maker of EpiPens offered patients more help to pay for its costly emergency allergy shots but didn't budge Thursday on the $608 price. missile test adds to 'Military First' celebration, 25 Aug 2016 22:41:50 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful — and potentially game-changing — submarine-launched ballistic missile test it hopes will serve as a warning to Washington and Seoul to stop holding joint military exercises Pyongyang sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion. Campbell: Soldier in custody after firing shots, 25 Aug 2016 23:18:46 GMTFORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Army officials say a 101st Airborne Division soldier fired two shots at Fort Campbell and then fled in his vehicle before being apprehended by military police. Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument, 25 Aug 2016 21:57:43 GMTThe National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem in Washington, D.C., a naturalization ceremony on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and an outdoor concert at Yellowstone National Park. change taking toll on American pika's Western lands, 25 Aug 2016 21:57:26 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Populations of a small rabbit-like animal known as the American pika are vanishing in many mountainous areas of the West as climate change alters its habitat, according to findings of a study released Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey. judge stops appointment of Nixon as public defender, 25 Aug 2016 22:44:34 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge is blocking the state public defender director from appointing Gov. Jay Nixon to a case. it's Trump sounding soft on illegal immigration, 25 Aug 2016 22:58:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump defeated 16 rivals in the Republican primaries by being the most anti-immigrant of them all, promising to build a giant wall on the border and deport millions. He labeled opponents like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio as weak and amnesty-loving, and his extreme rhetoric pushed the entire immigration debate to the right. trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to Patriots, 25 Aug 2016 22:40:11 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Barkevious Mingo never really fit in with the Browns. aid theft: Probation for bounce artist Big Freedia, 25 Aug 2016 22:00:52 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bounce entertainer Big Freedia was sentenced to three years' probation and fined $35,000 by a federal judge Thursday after admitting to bilking the federal government out of housing aid. hire Bednar to replace Roy as coach, 25 Aug 2016 22:28:12 GMTJoe Sakic had to rush his coaching search after the abrupt resignation of Patrick Roy. He doesn't believe the Colorado Avalanche rushed their hire.