FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Mar 2017 13:25:51 -07:00Congress lets states block some Planned Parenthood money, 30 Mar 2017 19:27:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers advanced toward Senate passage Thursday, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence. to pay over $157M to settle emissions claims by 10 states, 30 Mar 2017 20:07:27 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is paying more than $157 million to 10 states to settle environmental lawsuits over the company's diesel emissions-cheating scandal. 91-year-old judge with memory loss sought by police, 30 Mar 2017 20:03:28 GMTSCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — State police took to the air Thursday as the search intensified for a 91-year-old federal judge who suffers from memory loss and was reported missing from his home. Latest: S Carolina coach puts pressure in perspective, 30 Mar 2017 19:41:02 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on preparations for the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): dispatches aide after pro-Trump groups MIA on health care, 30 Mar 2017 19:51:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is so troubled by the failure of outside groups to promote the health care plan backed by President Donald Trump that a senior aide is being dispatched to rectify the situation. stock indexes move higher in afternoon trading; oil rises, 30 Mar 2017 19:41:48 GMTU.S. stock indexes were moving higher in late-afternoon trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. Banks and other financial companies led the gainers. Energy stocks also rose, getting a boost from higher crude oil prices. Utilities and other high-dividend paying stocks fell as bond yields headed higher. on government spending and debt, 30 Mar 2017 20:13:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Korean court approves arrest of ex-president over scandal, 30 Mar 2017 19:10:47 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday approved the arrest of former President Park Geun-hye over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find her successor. raises benchmark interest rate to 6.50 percent, 30 Mar 2017 19:50:01 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's central bank says it has raised its benchmark interest rate by a half-point to 6.50 percent, in a bid to contain rising inflation. reverses course on safety of pesticide used on crops, 30 Mar 2017 20:09:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration won't ban a common pesticide used on food, reversing efforts by the Obama administration to bar the chemical based on findings it could hinder development of children's brains. Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill', 30 Mar 2017 20:15:30 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers rolled back North Carolina's "bathroom bill" Thursday in a bid to end the backlash over transgender rights that has cost the state dearly in business projects, conventions and basketball tournaments. Belt Conference says it wants Arkansas gun law changed, 30 Mar 2017 19:21:56 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Sun Belt Conference said Thursday it wants college sporting events exempted from a new Arkansas law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, the second conference to call for changes to the gun rights measure. Carolina governor says he signed measure rolling back state's 'bathroom bill' despite criticism from LGBT groups, 30 Mar 2017 20:11:14 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina governor says he signed measure rolling back state's 'bathroom bill' despite criticism from LGBT groups. Latest: Prosecutor has no compassion for serial killer, 30 Mar 2017 20:01:28 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of serial killer Donald Harvey (all times local): lower, livestock mixed, 30 Mar 2017 19:26:55 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material, 30 Mar 2017 19:30:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House refused to say on Thursday whether it gave the top Republican on the House intelligence committee access to highly classified materials. But it invited a bipartisan group from the panel to view information it says relates to surveillance of President Donald Trump's associates. warns against violence during Turkey referendum vote, 30 Mar 2017 20:03:55 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel warned that the government will not tolerate violence as Turks living abroad vote on a referendum that would give Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power., Denmark's premier meet amid Brexit, NATO concerns, 30 Mar 2017 20:05:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held his first meeting Thursday with Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen, declaring that the two countries enjoy a "truly great relationship." demolish site of nuclear mishap in Washington state, 30 Mar 2017 19:14:25 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have finished demolishing the site of a famous nuclear accident during the Cold War that exposed a man to the highest dose of radiation from the plutonium byproduct americium ever recorded, the U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday. Latest: N. Carolina governor signs 'bathroom law' repeal, 30 Mar 2017 20:15:34 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local): police chief: 4 killed in suspected domestic shooting, 30 Mar 2017 19:33:48 GMTCANTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police say four people have been killed in a suspected domestic shooting at a home. adviser Bannon won't be charged in Florida vote probe, 30 Mar 2017 20:02:40 GMTMIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump's senior adviser Steve Bannon will not face charges related to his registration to vote in Miami despite spending most of his time elsewhere, Florida prosecutors announced Thursday. House advances tougher amusement ride law, 30 Mar 2017 19:37:32 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas House member whose 10-year-old son died last summer on a water park slide spoke to his colleagues on the subject for the first time Thursday shortly before they voted unanimously to strengthen inspection rules for amusement rides. court rejects city's review of coastal property, 30 Mar 2017 19:52:24 GMTNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California's Supreme Court says a beach city failed to adequately consider the environmental effects of a plan to build homes on a large swath of land overlooking the coast. trade plan after Trump's tough talk, 30 Mar 2017 19:06:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has submitted a vague set of guidelines to Congress for renegotiating the North American Free Agreement with Mexico and Canada, disappointing those who wanted a major overhaul of a decades-old trade deal that Trump described as "disaster" during the presidential campaign. office rejects judge's comments on venomous culture, 30 Mar 2017 19:05:18 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's administration defended itself Thursday against comments made by a federal judge who partly blamed a venomous climate inside state government on the orchestration of lane closures by two former aides at the George Washington Bridge for political revenge. Korea's disgraced former president arrives at detention center after Seoul court approves her arrest, 30 Mar 2017 19:51:00 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's disgraced former president arrives at detention center after Seoul court approves her arrest. 'La La Land'? 'The Greatest Showman' is coming, 30 Mar 2017 19:17:06 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — 'City of Stars' might still be stuck in your head, but the Oscar-winning 'La La Land' songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul already have another big screen musical on the horizon: "The Greatest Showman" starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum. Latest: SKorea ex-leader being taken to detention center, 30 Mar 2017 19:46:56 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on legal problems of South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye (all times local): tax effort revived at last minute in Arkansas, 30 Mar 2017 19:44:08 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A House committee revived a proposal Thursday forcing online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes, just two days after a lawmaker behind the bill declared it dead for this year's session. investigate head-on crash that killed 13 in Texas, 30 Mar 2017 19:55:27 GMTCONCAN, Texas (AP) — Federal officials on Thursday began an investigation into a head-on collision between a pickup truck and small church bus in southwest Texas that killed 13 senior adults returning from a church retreat. multiple-county crime spree, police kill 2 in Kentucky, 30 Mar 2017 19:40:51 GMTANCHORAGE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say that two people killed by officers after allegedly stabbing an elderly widower to death were already on the run from the law for stealing a gun and a truck in another county. trying to become Air Force trainer manufacture site, 30 Mar 2017 19:21:10 GMTTUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — The home of the Tuskegee Airmen, who shattered aviation and racial barriers in World War II, is competing to become the manufacturing site of a new Air Force training jet. prosecutors seek to use talk of quaaludes, Spanish fly, 30 Mar 2017 19:30:00 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors hoping to use Bill Cosby's explosive deposition testimony about getting quaaludes to give women in his sexual-assault trial also want to use references he made about trying to slip women the aphrodisiac Spanish fly. wants information about drugs for Arkansas executions, 30 Mar 2017 19:18:02 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A lawyer went to court Thursday hoping to obtain information about the three drugs Arkansas will use in an unprecedented run of executions next month, but prison officials say the material is part of a secret they must keep to protect its supplier. Mason of Kansas, Gonzaga's Mark Few win AP awards, 30 Mar 2017 20:15:01 GMTGLENDALE, Arizona (AP) — Kansas guard Frank Mason III and Gonzaga coach Mark Few have won The Associated Press player and coach of the year awards, the news cooperative announced Thursday at the Final Four in Glendale, Arizona.'The Codfather' pleads guilty to evading fishing quotas, 30 Mar 2017 20:03:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" has pleaded guilty to federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal. recovers Rockwell painting stolen in New Jersey in 1976, 30 Mar 2017 19:32:23 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI has recovered a 1919 Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40 years ago from a New Jersey home. seeks to speed deportation of federal inmates, 30 Mar 2017 19:43:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is announcing a plan to speed up the deportation of immigrants in the country illegally who have been of federal crimes.'s robust mountain snowpack boosts flood concerns, 30 Mar 2017 19:58:32 GMTPHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — As big wet snowflakes fell high in California's mountains on Thursday, surveyors on snowshoes measured the state's deepest springtime snowdrifts in years and said the result boosted their concerns that the state could face more destructive floods. reaches her 1st Miami Open final, tops Pliskova, 30 Mar 2017 19:39:46 GMTKEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki has reached the final at the Miami Open for the first time, the No. 12 seed outlasting second-seeded Karolina Pliskova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday in the first women's semifinal. push bill to keep many 911 calls secret in Iowa, 30 Mar 2017 20:10:08 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill moving swiftly through the Iowa Legislature would eliminate the public's right to access 911 calls involving emergencies in which people are injured, sealing off key information about authorities' first response to shootings and other incidents. Carolina is flushing its bathroom bill. What's next?, 30 Mar 2017 19:23:31 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's General Assembly passed a measure on Thursday to repeal the "bathroom bill" that has provoked an economic backlash since its hasty enactment a year ago. Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper reached the deal despite strenuous objections from both social conservative and gay rights advocates. Here's a look at the details: mortgage rates fall, 30 Mar 2017 19:20:20 GMTLong-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a second straight week, slipping further from their highest levels of the year reached two weeks ago. make arrest in cold-case slayings of mom, daughter, 30 Mar 2017 19:58:52 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina have made an arrest in a 2011 cold-case killing of a mother and her 3-year-old daughter that had stumped authorities for years. killed in home invasion broke into property earlier in day, 30 Mar 2017 19:33:11 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say three Oklahoma teenagers who were shot dead during a suspected home invasion broke into a detached garage on the property earlier the same day and stole liquor from a game room. GOP says no as it tries to save Trump priorities, 30 Mar 2017 19:52:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Government shutdown or no shutdown? 19-year-old raped at least 9 women, starting at age 16, 30 Mar 2017 19:48:59 GMTCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police in suburban Philadelphia say a 19-year-old man is accused of raping at least nine women, starting when he was 16. museum to display letters sent to AIDS victim, 30 Mar 2017 19:45:05 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is planning a public exhibit displaying thousands of letters that people sent to Ryan White, a teenager who died of AIDS nearly 27 years ago. Lawrence is a sultry ballerina spy in 'Red Sparrow', 30 Mar 2017 19:07:01 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence is a Russian ballerina turned seductive spy in "Red Sparrow"