FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Dec 2016 00:27:19 -08:00Sub-.500 bowl teams now becoming almost routine, 05 Dec 2016 07:52:25 GMTThe Heart of Dallas Bowl will be a rematch between two teams that played in October — and one of them is heading into the game with a 5-7 record. Carolina governor's race could reach conclusion, 05 Dec 2016 08:03:16 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The undecided election for North Carolina governor could reach a conclusion Monday as a recount of thousands of votes wraps up. confident his successor will be ready to take command, 05 Dec 2016 06:08:37 GMTTOKYO (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday he believes his designated successor, if confirmed by the Senate as expected, will be a quick study regarding the responsibilities of the office. bear hunt in New Jersey resumes, 05 Dec 2016 05:39:07 GMTNEWTON, N.J. (AP) — Hunters are heading out across parts of New Jersey for the second half of this year's bear hunt. US growth will pick up, hiring will slow in 2017, 05 Dec 2016 05:37:04 GMTBusiness economists still expect U.S. economic growth to pick up next year — but they see a slowdown in hiring. of Earl Thomas big hit to Seattle's playoff plans, 05 Dec 2016 07:25:14 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The missing necktie that cost Carolina's Cam Newton one play is insignificant compared to what the Seattle Seahawks lost on Sunday night. to begin recount; legal fight moves to Pennsylvania, 05 Dec 2016 08:11:56 GMTPresidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force presidential recounts in three states focuses Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party is seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and Michigan, where a federal judge has ordered a hand recount to begin by noon. Fake news story led man to shoot inside pizza shop, 05 Dec 2016 06:15:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A man who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place fired an assault rifle inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant on Sunday injuring no one, police and news reports said. OFF: What to watch at the baseball winter meetings, 05 Dec 2016 07:22:27 GMTA look at what's happening today at the baseball winter meetings in Oxon Hill, Maryland: renews defense of his call with Taiwan leader, 05 Dec 2016 08:18:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is using Twitter to renew his defense of his engagement with the leader of Taiwan, a breach of diplomatic protocol as the U.S. shifted recognition from Taiwan to China nearly 40 years ago. resume in trial in black motorist's death, 05 Dec 2016 07:46:09 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jurors deciding the fate of fired South Carolina patrolman accused of murder in the death of a black motorist are expected to have questions for the judge Monday morning before their deliberations resume. Nadu leader Jayalalitha suffers heart attack, 05 Dec 2016 05:51:27 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — The popular leader of India's southern Tamil Nadu state was in critical condition after undergoing surgery Monday morning hours after suffering a heart attack, the hospital said. racism expert urges Australia to maintain hate speech law, 05 Dec 2016 06:39:39 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A United Nations expert on racism on Monday urged Australia not to water down hate-speech prohibitions, as bigots and extremists become more vocal. reactor briefly loses cooling during inspection, 05 Dec 2016 08:03:33 GMTTOKYO (AP) — One of the melted reactors at tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant had a temporary loose of cooling when a worker accidentally bumped a switch while passing through a narrow isle of switch panels during an inspection and turned off the pumping system. Arizona survivor heads to Pearl Harbor 75 years later, 05 Dec 2016 06:32:39 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Lauren Bruner was getting ready for church in 1941 on his battleship, the USS Arizona, when the alarm sounded. Iraq's Kurds eye statehood, a border takes shape, 05 Dec 2016 06:27:27 GMTMAKHMUR, Iraq (AP) — The sand berms and trenches that snake across northern Iraq stretch toward Syria, some accompanied by newly paved roads lit by street lamps and sprawling checkpoints decked with Kurdish flags. The fighters here insist it isn't the border of a newly independent state — but in the chaos of Iraq that could change. letterman: Half-century later, Schuerholz gets Hall call, 05 Dec 2016 05:57:24 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — John Schuerholz was perfectly happy at his job, teaching world geography and English to eighth graders in suburban Baltimore. cross-border stock link widens access to China's Nasdaq, 05 Dec 2016 08:15:02 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Trading began Monday on a new cross-border stock link between Hong Kong and the neighboring Chinese city of Shenzhen, widening access to China's markets for global investors. dead after gunfire erupts near Salt Lake City, 05 Dec 2016 06:23:35 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after gunfire erupted Sunday evening near Salt Lake City. government's Brexit plans in hands of Supreme Court, 05 Dec 2016 05:30:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May wants to start Britain's divorce from the European Union. Eleven judges may stand in her way. or no tie? Dress-code flap defines Panthers' 40-7 loss, 05 Dec 2016 06:35:42 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A missing necktie led to Carolina quarterback Cam Newton getting benched for one series on Sunday night.'We have lost everything': Syrians return to ravaged Aleppo, 05 Dec 2016 08:08:02 GMTALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Amina Hamawy burst into tears and then fainted when she returned to eastern Aleppo to find that looters had ransacked her home. "Where am I? What happened?" she asked after her husband and daughter revived her. "We have lost everything." New York City correction officer fatally shot, 05 Dec 2016 05:47:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty New York City correction officer has been fatally shot. Roof gets first real test as attorney in hearing, 05 Dec 2016 07:36:28 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dylann Roof's first real test acting as his own attorney is coming as he faces off with prosecutors over pretrial motions in his federal death penalty trial over the killing of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church. major victory, ND pipeline protesters to defy deadline, 05 Dec 2016 07:22:11 GMTCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Protesters celebrated a major victory in their push to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline away from a tribal water source but pledged to remain camped on federal land in North Dakota anyway, despite Monday's government deadline to leave.'s schedule becomes focus of playoff debate, 05 Dec 2016 07:57:07 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Washington's nonconference schedule clouded the Huskies' candidacy for the College Football Playoff for weeks. Koivu scores winner, Wild top Oilers 2-1 in overtime, 05 Dec 2016 07:46:34 GMTEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Mikko Koivu did it all Sunday night for the Minnesota Wild. correction officer fatally shot in New York City, 05 Dec 2016 05:21:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty correction officer has been fatally shot in New York City. VP quits Cabinet in new Duterte dilemma, 05 Dec 2016 08:03:22 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine vice president resigned her Cabinet post Monday after citing irreconcilable differences with President Rodrigo Duterte, who had banned her from attending Cabinet meetings, in a new political dilemma for the leader. convicted former House speaker get his pension back?, 05 Dec 2016 05:34:48 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Thomas Finneran was once the most powerful politician in Massachusetts, ruling the state House of Representatives with an authoritarian style that earned him the nickname "King Tom" from some critics. time of year, it doesn't hurt to be physical in the NFL, 05 Dec 2016 07:52:06 GMTIt doesn't hurt to be physical in the NFL. who lived through Pearl Harbor attack remember, 05 Dec 2016 06:29:18 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — In some ways, it could be any class photo from the 1940s. The sepia-toned image shows 30 fifth-graders — 26 girls and four boys — at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki. Most are smiling, some look stern. A few have no shoes. rally to beat Clippers 111-102 for 2nd road win, 05 Dec 2016 06:14:45 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George and C.J. Miles returned to help the Indiana Pacers rally past the Los Angeles Clippers with just their second road win of the season. STORIES: Finales, contrasts in style, coaching carousel, 05 Dec 2016 07:37:45 GMTThe Alabama invitational, um, College Football Playoff is set, along with 38 other bowl games big and small. without drivers scoot around Nissan plant, towing cars, 05 Dec 2016 06:59:23 GMTYOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. is testing self-driving cars at one of its plants in Japan that can tow vehicles on a trailer to the wharf for loading on transport ships. official: Roadside bombing kills 4 civilians, 05 Dec 2016 06:46:07 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least four civilians were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in eastern Paktika province. Judge orders Michigan recount to begin Monday, 05 Dec 2016 05:29:19 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge's ruling on the start of a hand recount of Michigan presidential election ballots (all times local): humanitarian aid agency: $22.2B in funds needed in 2017, 05 Dec 2016 08:15:34 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s humanitarian aid coordinator says it and partners require $22.2 billion next year to help people hit by conflict and disasters around the world, a 10 percent increase from 2016 with war and disease wracking countries like Syria, Yemen and South Sudan. Matsuyama ends his year on a big roll, 05 Dec 2016 07:27:40 GMTNASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — It started with a victory at home in the Japan Open. It ended with another trophy in the Bahamas against a short but strong field. Rawls leads Seahawks to 40-7 pummeling of Panthers, 05 Dec 2016 06:10:18 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Behind Thomas Rawls bouncing off and through tacklers and a big-play punch from Tyler Lockett, the Seattle Seahawks rediscovered their offensive star power on Sunday night. police say hotel fire kills 11 in Karachi, 05 Dec 2016 06:19:01 GMTKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A massive fire swept through a four-star hotel in the southern port city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least 11 people, officials said. in NFL: At site of cancer treatment, KC's Berry excels, 05 Dec 2016 07:53:38 GMTAs it is, this was going to be an emotional afternoon for Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who grew up in suburban Atlanta and was playing at the Falcons for the first time as a pro — and, more meaningfully, the first time since he was treated for cancer in the city. Korea enters crucial week with impeachment vote on Park, 05 Dec 2016 07:34:01 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is entering potentially one of the most momentous weeks in its recent political history, with impeachment looming for President Park Geun-hye as ruling party dissenters align with the opposition in a strengthening effort to force her out. scores in return, Flames rout Ducks 8-3, 05 Dec 2016 06:18:14 GMTCALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and an assist in his return from a broken finger, and the Calgary Flames scored five times in a 6:04 span of the second period to rout the Anaheim Ducks 8-3 on Sunday night. Explains: What resignation of New Zealand's leader means, 05 Dec 2016 06:05:50 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly resigned on Monday. His departure will affect New Zealand's relationship with the U.S., its free-trade agenda and its role on the world stage. The country's new leader will face an opposition buoyed by Key's departure as it heads into elections next year. orders Michigan recount to begin at noon Monday, 05 Dec 2016 07:23:59 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Michigan must begin its presidential recount at noon Monday, a federal judge ruled in a late-night order that could make it more likely the state will complete the count ahead of a Dec. 13 deadline. starts for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, 05 Dec 2016 07:58:45 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A retrial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement opened Monday in the provincial city of Kirov after the original 2013 guilty verdict was overturned by the Supreme Court. scores in return as Flames roast Ducks, 8-3, 05 Dec 2016 08:13:18 GMTCALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The return of Johnny Gaudreau sparked Calgary to its biggest offensive outburst of the season. faces decision on how to respond to Trump's tweets, 05 Dec 2016 07:15:05 GMTBEIJING (AP) — With Donald Trump's latest tweets touching on highly sensitive issues, China must decide how to handle an incoming American president who relishes confrontation and whose online statements appear to foreshadow shifts in foreign policy. used to it: Economists see "new normal" of slow growth, 05 Dec 2016 05:40:42 GMTAmericans should get used to a "new normal" of slow economic growth, business economists say.