FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:59:33 -08:002 Texas researchers under fire for Planned Parenthood studyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b57cffd8923b4eb5a61bee92458a0d5aWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:29:26 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two state health researchers in Texas are under fire for a co-authoring a study suggesting something Republican leaders have long disputed: cuts to Planned Parenthood are restricting access to women's health care.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b57cffd8923b4eb5a61bee92458a0d5aSenate bill aims to derail NKorea's nuclear weapons programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/901f6dce390e4f2f8bf70b8851a77202Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:16:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, senators set aside their partisan differences on Wednesday to support legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/901f6dce390e4f2f8bf70b8851a77202Latest: State boosting level of testing, services in Flinthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a815b35713b64705a0af29a2104f6e38Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:28:41 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The latest on developments in the lead contamination of Flint's water (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a815b35713b64705a0af29a2104f6e38The Latest: Kasich gets bill to defund Planned Parenthoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f0f7fd5d0b04aa2a6207fdf9f3697a0Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:39:52 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio proposal that seeks to strip government funding away from Planned Parenthood (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f0f7fd5d0b04aa2a6207fdf9f3697a0AP Source: Christie expected to end 2016 White House bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef274387479464ba9969b1a4f1d27dcWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:38:41 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to end his campaign for the Republican nomination for president after failing to break out from a field in which non-traditional candidates are making strides.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef274387479464ba9969b1a4f1d27dcAppeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bb3cf78bac94c32b2f1655a83d6d5ebWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:33:32 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi's method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state's plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bb3cf78bac94c32b2f1655a83d6d5eb2 killed in shooting at Alabama lawyer's office; 1 arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da867bbab65b4231bbaee352c884a5a8Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:59:46 GMTHAMILTON, Ala. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say two people have been killed in a shooting at an attorney's office in Alabama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da867bbab65b4231bbaee352c884a5a8Author of 'Thirteen Reasons Why' has new novel cominghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d5a2102ce14be58495855760ab6477Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:35:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The author of "Thirteen Reasons Why," the million-selling young adult novel being developed as a Netflix series, has finished his first solo work of fiction in nearly a decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d5a2102ce14be58495855760ab6477Federal appeals court overrules block on Mississippi executions; rejects opposition to drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e1fd340add498d90b86d95350f5afcWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:53:17 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal appeals court overrules block on Mississippi executions; rejects opposition to drugs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e1fd340add498d90b86d95350f5afcDelaware governor signs resolution apologizing for slaveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a82fdab10f1a4e3b82962ffee73e0443Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:37:27 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Gov. Jack Markell signed a resolution Wednesday apologizing for Delaware's role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a82fdab10f1a4e3b82962ffee73e0443Lisa Borders announced as new WNBA Presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efb70afb4d634632a67ecd483c80b5fbWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:24:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efb70afb4d634632a67ecd483c80b5fbEU and Britain have big differences over 'ever clohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8625128ad1a45768b0bd5cc06ab985eWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:04:44 GMTLONDON (AP) — For Britain and the European Union, they are three little words that expose big philosophical differences: "Ever closer union."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8625128ad1a45768b0bd5cc06ab985eRocket with defense payload launches from Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b93a0eecade44d4388096c6141275da5Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:30:24 GMTVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload was successfully launched from California before dawn Wednesday, the Air Force said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b93a0eecade44d4388096c6141275da5Sheriff: 2 deputies in Maryland wounded, suspect dead after shootout at shopping centerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6a11c188588433c8dca216590e2f7ecWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:05:37 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — Sheriff: 2 deputies in Maryland wounded, suspect dead after shootout at shopping center.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6a11c188588433c8dca216590e2f7ecFederal prosecutors say former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca to plead guilty to lying during jail corruption probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee68bf39b7854f1893c5cbb38f4db796Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:39:14 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca to plead guilty to lying during jail corruption probe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee68bf39b7854f1893c5cbb38f4db796In Illinois, Obama to plead for a unity that's eluded himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6003e082cb6c4e72a35e3215368d03e4Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:28:17 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Nine years ago to the day, Barack Obama stood before the Old State Capitol in Springfield and announced his run for president, declaring that "the ways of Washington must change." On Wednesday, Obama returns to the Illinois capital at the twilight of his political career, pleading once again for the type of national unity that has eluded him as president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6003e082cb6c4e72a35e3215368d03e4Shot that killed baby likely meant for gang-member fatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8972101208b4f04b3492f00b6b41bafWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:52:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib at home in Compton was struck in the head and killed by a bullet likely meant for her gang-member father, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8972101208b4f04b3492f00b6b41bafVan Gogh's bedroom recreated in Chicago as Airbnb rentalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80b9a92c2282481f92b5bfa61a6ab6e2Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:04:34 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Art lovers have a chance to spend one starry night in Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom for only $10.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80b9a92c2282481f92b5bfa61a6ab6e2The Latest: Official: Father of slain baby is gang memberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb0e4dcba8054b32bfdbe99ac1c9dd24Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:16:50 GMTCOMPTON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of a 1-year-old girl in Compton, California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb0e4dcba8054b32bfdbe99ac1c9dd24IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reformhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8ead1c65ad9463dbe5a1cb75cf486c5Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:47:01 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Ukraine on Wednesday that the organization would be unable to keep supporting the country financially if it doesn't step up its reform efforts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8ead1c65ad9463dbe5a1cb75cf486c5Ex-priest arrested in 1960 killing of Texas schoolteacherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/783a5b5132df43b3a2522f32a7d87f85Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:12:19 GMTMCALLEN, Texas (AP) — A former priest has been arrested in Arizona in the 1960 slaying of a 25-year-old Texas schoolteacher and beauty queen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/783a5b5132df43b3a2522f32a7d87f85Virginia House OKs electric chair as backup in executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96365bf6eac544448cfd7f946ada8246Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:11:55 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow prison officials to execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96365bf6eac544448cfd7f946ada82462 female bombers kill 56 in northeast Nigerian refugee camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2f0083e0312483fa3da2f3e623b56e0Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:51:11 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2f0083e0312483fa3da2f3e623b56e0The Latest: 2 deputies wounded, suspect killed in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1744450e5a4509abb2a9f26a28936aWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:07:27 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two sheriff's deputies and another person (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1744450e5a4509abb2a9f26a28936aNuns who help homeless face eviction in costly San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e54dfb5e94b04e438f3773728b27ce08Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:11:43 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sister Mary Benedicte wants to focus on feeding the hungry lined up outside a soup kitchen in a gritty part of San Francisco.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e54dfb5e94b04e438f3773728b27ce08Computer as driver? 'Yes' from feds boosts self-driving carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c76186249e0b4e7fa30e229602f74888Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:38:09 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c76186249e0b4e7fa30e229602f74888School board: Basketball team can play during hazing probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8399a513b8844c9a85217afbd4ad4543Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:32:57 GMTLEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania high school basketball team can play while police investigate alleged hazing-related assaults over the last decade, a school board decided.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8399a513b8844c9a85217afbd4ad4543Ex-employee of Israeli PM wins abuse casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3997c8da90e4deca19b63f1a2e571dbWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:24:53 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife mistreated and abused a former member of her housekeeping staff, a court ruled Wednesday, awarding the man $42,000 in damages in a decision that dealt an embarrassing blow to the country's first family.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3997c8da90e4deca19b63f1a2e571dbTax fraud trial postponed for French ex-ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b339ea827e44e0fa9ba5d26552ac9bcWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:19:16 GMTPARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday postponed the trial of a former French budget minister accused of tax fraud and money laundering until September, to give higher courts time to decide a legal issue raised by his lawyers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b339ea827e44e0fa9ba5d26552ac9bcFederal budget in black for Januaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c8f5751b62041778eeda35a6d3a84c3Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:32:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a budget surplus in January of $55.2 billion, helped by a timing quirk that shifted benefit payments to December.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c8f5751b62041778eeda35a6d3a84c3Maryland sheriff's office: Deputies involved in shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a55ec31d4844501911d99c7870286c3Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:22:49 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say sheriff's deputies have been involved in a shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a55ec31d4844501911d99c7870286c3Woman, daughter killed in NYC hotel; 2 other girls injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3eaad898044fc48e998cf3a4c7eaa9Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:20:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say stabbed his girlfriend and her three daughters in a New York City hotel, killing the woman and one of the girls.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3eaad898044fc48e998cf3a4c7eaa9Ryan, Republicans grapple with alternative to Obama budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70514dfc96ea4c04b24f3525cc3ddd26Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:27:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Meet the new boss. Confronting the same tea party challenges as the old boss.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70514dfc96ea4c04b24f3525cc3ddd26The Latest: Britain calls on Russia to stop bombing Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68cf1fecce02493a8f5530625e2e3384Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:25:27 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68cf1fecce02493a8f5530625e2e3384President: Czechs paid $6.2M ransom to Pakistan kidnappershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd325ba736cc4950b66fa38b37ccb8afWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:32:59 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic paid a ransom for the release of two Czech women who were kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013, President Milos Zeman said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd325ba736cc4950b66fa38b37ccb8afRare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idahohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d56ad8bf82c2497cb633fc3a1b2f214eWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:42:45 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids — except there are no human tracks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d56ad8bf82c2497cb633fc3a1b2f214eThe Latest: Everybody got some delegates in NH primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/917cbc88a9df4f5cb19b8e540f580f45Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:10:55 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/917cbc88a9df4f5cb19b8e540f580f45Twitter tweaks its timeline in pursuit of more usershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cfb68c38ca54dd5a08af0009749527bWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:46:50 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users' timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cfb68c38ca54dd5a08af0009749527bEU and Britain have big differences over 'ever closer union'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41499870e7c45de9b5bb6108753c153Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:24:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — For Britain and the European Union, they are three little words that expose big philosophical differences: "Ever closer union."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41499870e7c45de9b5bb6108753c153The Latest: Kasich says his prickly personality has mellowedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e38f5bf42228483dada6c19a14c77d6dWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:31:54 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e38f5bf42228483dada6c19a14c77d6dThe Latest: Rubio campaign manager predicts long GOP fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b85293a8fda24e65a14ac4cb5fc91276Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:57:28 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b85293a8fda24e65a14ac4cb5fc91276Utah becomes latest place to debate ending tax on tamponshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/848b1559a4d84df38e6ee0be6f30fb09Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:17:01 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The international debate over eliminating sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products that women must use has made its way to conservative Utah.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/848b1559a4d84df38e6ee0be6f30fb09Storm-battered cruise ship returning to homeporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88821e58834945c49a25b7b0ef55e9bcWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:15:20 GMTBAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — A cruise ship is returning early to its New Jersey port after it was battered by a major storm in the Atlantic Ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88821e58834945c49a25b7b0ef55e9bcKurds attack Syrian air base held by insurgentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b461f5492e2549f6a7d482755efd6676Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:54:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters helped by Russian airstrikes launched an attack in northern Syria on Wednesday in an attempt to capture a military air base held by Syrian insurgents, while an international aid group warned that the health system in parts of the north is close to collapse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b461f5492e2549f6a7d482755efd6676US stocks move higher as Fed's Yellen signals cautionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd91582a2cb1440da807ce0ac19b351dWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:29:20 GMTInvestors welcomed the latest signals from the Federal Reserve on interest rates, sending U.S. stocks higher in afternoon trading Wednesday. In her semiannual report to Congress, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank would likely move more slowly to raise interest rates if the economy disappoints. Health care and technology stocks were among the biggest gainers, helping set the market up for its first gain after three days of losses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd91582a2cb1440da807ce0ac19b351dHold the onions! Panera works to quell rage of wrong ordershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a36fd41050b145bb96057c6cdf26f516Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:42:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Panera wants to eliminate one of the biggest scourges of eating out — bungled orders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a36fd41050b145bb96057c6cdf26f516Prosecutor: Ex-LA sheriff to plead guilty in corruption casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ed5f9b0c4d4475c8ee37c2d57512abdWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:15:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca has agreed to plead guilty to lying to investigators during a federal corruption probe that tainted his career, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ed5f9b0c4d4475c8ee37c2d57512abdAPNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping briberyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d437e7f92cbf4d80a1f261f2fc48a475Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:46:22 GMTEMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them each for a $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d437e7f92cbf4d80a1f261f2fc48a475Italians arrest Argentine prelate in swindle schemehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ccdda35c2c4769a8a36bd71182f9dcWed, 10 Feb 2016 18:52:50 GMTROME (AP) — An Argentine monsignor suspected of being behind a Ponzi scheme swindling investors out of 30 million euros ($34 million) has been put under house arrest in Genoa, Italian financial police said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ccdda35c2c4769a8a36bd71182f9dcNew Hampshire's primary hangover begins as candidates leavehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2caaa0e5b9444b9fa03aa48cf2552aWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:45:53 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Now you see 'em, now you don't.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2caaa0e5b9444b9fa03aa48cf2552a