FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Sep 2016 19:08:47 -07:00Judge: Ex-sailors convicted of rape, murder are innocent, 26 Sep 2016 23:47:10 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two former sailors convicted of rape and murder nearly two decades ago are innocent, a federal judge said Monday, adding the "no sane human being" could find the men guilty. Latest: NAACP rally against police shooting hits streets, 27 Sep 2016 00:24:22 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): Policeman charged in shooting of unarmed motorist, 27 Sep 2016 00:19:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A police officer has been charged in the killing of an unarmed motorist during a road rage incident earlier this year while the officer was off duty, the officer's lawyer said Monday. Dakota says no Indian artifacts found at pipeline site, 27 Sep 2016 00:45:28 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota state inspection of an oil pipeline site has found no sign of the Native American artifacts or human remains that an American Indian Tribe says are present, the state's chief archaeologist said in a draft memo. State president says he will stop flying school plane, 27 Sep 2016 00:14:41 GMTAMES, Iowa (AP) — The president of Iowa State University said Monday that he will no longer pilot a university airplane that he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs. gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:28 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. wildfire forces evacuation of 300 homes, 27 Sep 2016 01:16:30 GMTCLOVERDALE, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire prompted the evacuations of 300 homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains, while fire crews continued to battle a blaze burning close to a massive geothermal power producing facility in Sonoma County, officials said Monday. exhibition highlights beauty, importance of failure, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:05 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A new exhibition at the University of Michigan highlights the beauty and importance of failure. polar bear named Tundra dies at Detroit Zoo, 26 Sep 2016 23:55:27 GMTROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — An elderly polar bear that recently came to the Detroit Zoo from its counterpart in Indianapolis has died. Latest: Colombia accord signing ends with 'Ode to Peace', 26 Sep 2016 23:50:13 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local): Latest: Updates from the 1st presidential debate, 27 Sep 2016 01:58:16 GMTHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the first of three presidential debates between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump (all times EDT): Latest: Santa Cruz Mountains blaze prompts evacuations, 27 Sep 2016 00:50:29 GMTCLOVERDALE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Northern California (all times local): FACT CHECK: Clinton misrepresents stance on Pacific trade, 27 Sep 2016 01:37:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: each other from the start: Clinton, Trump debate, 27 Sep 2016 01:29:22 GMTHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tangled Monday night over trade, taxes and how to bring good-paying jobs back to the United States as they opened their first face-to-face presidential debate. held in Columbus over fatal police shooting of teen, 27 Sep 2016 01:27:44 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old black boy brought a city council meeting to a halt Monday in Columbus as they called for an independent investigation. bronze tribute statue to Glenn Frey now in Winslow, 27 Sep 2016 01:17:40 GMTWINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A life-size bronze tribute statue to the late singer-songwriter Glenn Frey of the Eagles has been installed in the "Standing On The Corner" park in Winslow, Arizona. FACT CHECK: Trump on the loan that launched his business, 27 Sep 2016 01:30:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: man gets 30 years for trying to join terror group, 27 Sep 2016 01:36:49 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man convicted of trying to become a fighter for the Islamic State terrorist group has been sentenced to 30 years prison. Latest: Hospital: Doctor's claims are 'without merit', 27 Sep 2016 00:32:12 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a whistleblower lawsuit filed against a New York hospital (all times local): Latest: 4-time Iditarod champ Mackey out of 2017 race, 26 Sep 2016 23:45:22 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey dropping out of the 2017 race (all times local): FACT CHECK: Clinton on debt-free college, 27 Sep 2016 01:55:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate, 27 Sep 2016 01:49:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, in the opening presidential debate, both denied making statements that they are plainly on record as having said. Hospital provokes patients to enrich itself, 27 Sep 2016 00:32:38 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A doctor who trained for two years at the psychiatric unit of a New York hospital said in a lawsuit Monday that poor adolescent patients were routinely provoked into acting out, then restrained and drugged, extending their hospitalization and Medicaid payments. Latest: Source says stolen gun found at police shooting, 27 Sep 2016 00:10:21 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): rain and wind diverts plans for Canadian royal tour, 27 Sep 2016 00:24:01 GMTBELLA BELLA, British Columbia (AP) — Plans to show off one of British Columbia's most beautiful areas to Prince William and his wife, Kate, were scuttled by bad weather. to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show, 27 Sep 2016 00:03:12 GMTVICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face. look into sexual harassment claims at Yellowstone park, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:06 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government investigators were expected to visit Yellowstone National Park to look into an employee's claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct, park officials said. religious order sued for docs on allegations, 27 Sep 2016 00:33:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A 51-year-old Colorado man who says he was sexually abused when he was around 7 years old by a teenager who later became a prominent Roman Catholic priest — one known for his work with at-risk kids — on Monday sued the Chicago-based religious order to which the priest belongs, seeking the release of all records related to allegations of abuse by any of its priests. delay Menendez decision pending Supreme Court appeal, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:19 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has delayed any court action against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey while he appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court., Blue Jays scrap after 3 HBP in first 2 innings, 27 Sep 2016 00:47:23 GMTTORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino was ejected after hitting Toronto's Justin Smoak with a pitch in the second inning Monday night, leading to an angry shoving match between the teams. FACT CHECK: Trump on Clinton and the Islamic State group, 27 Sep 2016 01:41:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: meets Venezuelan president amid escalating tensions, 27 Sep 2016 01:23:20 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that he is "deeply concerned" about escalating political tensions in Venezuela as he held his first official meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. of body cams questioned after Charlotte police killings, 27 Sep 2016 00:35:25 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how the department uses body cameras.' report finds crowded Airbnb rentals in New York, 27 Sep 2016 01:55:30 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in a dining area and listings for up to 32 people, showing the need for tighter rules on the popular online home rental service, according to the two state lawmakers who issued the analysis. firm charged with plotting to evade NKorea sanctions, 27 Sep 2016 00:51:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday unsealed criminal charges against a China-based company and four of its executives for conspiring to evade U.S. economic sanctions that target North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles programs. orders girls' bathroom access for transgender student, 27 Sep 2016 01:18:01 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge rejected a school district's challenge to President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms on Monday, ordering a biologically male student who identifies as female be treated "like the girl she is.", FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict, 27 Sep 2016 01:14:03 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and its largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday in an emotional ceremony that seeks to put an end to a half-century of combat and put the war-weary nation on the path to reconciliation. FACT CHECK: Trump on his tax audits, 27 Sep 2016 01:46:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: Latest: Attorney: Court ruling protects students' rights, 27 Sep 2016 01:12:15 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge's ruling rejecting an Ohio school district's challenge to President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms (all times local): Scott Key wins $5,000 James Thurber prize for humor, 27 Sep 2016 00:31:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Author Harrison Scott Key's comic memoir about growing up with a father of outsized presence has won the Thurber Prize for American Humor., victims in California killings were 'furries', 27 Sep 2016 01:30:03 GMTFULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Two men arrested in the killings of a California couple were friends with the victims' teenage daughter and all attended "furry" events where some participants dress up in colorful animal costumes, according to friends and their social media pages. of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3, 27 Sep 2016 00:11:43 GMTNORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing. Ken and Ric Burns honored by historical society, 27 Sep 2016 01:54:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Brothers and fellow filmmakers Ken and Ric Burns have received an honorary prize from the New-York Historical Society. homers leading off as Marlins mourn Fernandez, 27 Sep 2016 00:17:27 GMTMIAMI (AP) — In tribute to Jose Fernandez, left-handed hitter Dee Gordon stepped to the plate as a righty to lead off the first inning of Monday's mournful game. Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate, 27 Sep 2016 00:16:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt. Things to Know for Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016 01:12:14 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: arrive for 1st debate, 27 Sep 2016 00:57:46 GMTHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The presidential candidates have arrived at Hofstra University in New York and are moments away from their first face-to-face debate. Russell Wilson has MCL sprain, but "feeling great", 26 Sep 2016 23:45:02 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — As of Monday afternoon, Pete Carroll's expectation was that Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson will be the starter on Sunday when the Seahawks face the New York Jets despite a sprained MCL in his left knee. says developing Asian economies are holding steady, 27 Sep 2016 01:38:03 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says the economies of developing countries in Asia are holding up despite stubborn global headwinds, and that earlier forecasts that the countries as a group will grow 5.7 percent in 2016 and 2017 remain unchanged. The group grew 5.9 percent in 2015. police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concerned, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:45 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Still recovering from the July sniper attack that left five law enforcement officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers, including Chief David Brown, announce unexpected retirements.