FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:12:32 -07:00PSG beats Anderlecht 4-0 to keep lead in Group Bhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adccef483e5b4df8a89d16df0e82a1f0Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:26:42 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain needed less than three minutes to stamp its authority on its Champions League match against Anderlecht, before coasting to a 4-0 victory over the Belgian champion on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adccef483e5b4df8a89d16df0e82a1f0Venezuela opposition governors boycott swearing in ceremonyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7cef36c7c024b3b817d8483fa55bfc6Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:21:08 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition boycotted a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday for governors held by the all-powerful, pro-government constitutional assembly following disputed elections largely won by ruling party candidates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7cef36c7c024b3b817d8483fa55bfc6American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to retire next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3b2794c29d342de8873a527ee01160eWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:31:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black corporate leaders and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is stepping down next year, the company announced Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3b2794c29d342de8873a527ee01160eDemocrats slam GOP budget on taxes, health care cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8f76d2d22d64e01a68fe2f0f81d1d7eWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:12:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate rejected Democratic attempts to spare health programs for the poor and elderly from cuts, absorbing political hits as the price for advancing a $4 trillion budget plan that's a crucial step in the GOP's drive to rewrite the tax code later this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8f76d2d22d64e01a68fe2f0f81d1d7eVirginia Confederate statue vandalized on successive nightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b820bb1173ab4e89bd47d537581eb18cWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:02:47 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Confederate statue in Virginia has been vandalized for the second night in a row.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b820bb1173ab4e89bd47d537581eb18cHotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacrehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bac949366ea4494d9cab1d5e5542ae18Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:23:30 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard in a hallway who promptly radioed for help, according to a TV interview broadcast Wednesday with the guard and a hotel building engineer whose life he is credited with saving.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bac949366ea4494d9cab1d5e5542ae18Chelsea throws away 2-goal lead, draws 3-3 with Romahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f022ba704b67478ab0b6f1c57ff31845Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:12:16 GMTLONDON (AP) — Chelsea threw away a two-goal lead against Roma before recovering to draw 3-3 in the Champions League on Wednesday as the Group C leaders' defensive vulnerability was exposed again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f022ba704b67478ab0b6f1c57ff31845Trump again blasts NFL over players kneeling during anthemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5f6812b9352472aaf2616bb2cf5ffc1Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:07:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5f6812b9352472aaf2616bb2cf5ffc1Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to foraging beeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/765149f3c036443ea3d6a4734b824ddfWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:16:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Some flowers have found a nifty way to get the blues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/765149f3c036443ea3d6a4734b824ddfThe Latest: Trump warns Democrats about opposing tax planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7a3fcf1d48441b903ca5a2f08b53e8Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:03:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to overhaul the tax code (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7a3fcf1d48441b903ca5a2f08b53e8Receptionist's family sues over fatal Minnesota school blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a1fb8cc2b1c4557bdce6291cf7a0a8bWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:41:23 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a school receptionist is suing over an explosion that killed her at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis this summer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a1fb8cc2b1c4557bdce6291cf7a0a8bJudge orders government to allow abortion for immigranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7895ee4258c47aba4aef42af99d0e30Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:05:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant who entered the country illegally to undergo an abortion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7895ee4258c47aba4aef42af99d0e30The Latest: Shooting suspect accused of workplace threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9a586bde86442f588a9758f22fd07b6Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:12:11 GMTEDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an office park in northeastern Maryland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9a586bde86442f588a9758f22fd07b6Manhunt underway for gunman in Maryland office park shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5ff605a51724b949764d54f48095142Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:18:18 GMTEDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — A gunman shot five of his co-workers at a Maryland office park Wednesday, killing three of them and setting off a manhunt along the I-95 Northeast corridor, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5ff605a51724b949764d54f48095142Romano's Macaroni Grill files for bankruptcy protectionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/743a04c72aab492e94fa4480dc776aaeWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:35:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The owner of Romano's Macaroni Grill filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday, blaming its falling fortunes on the changing tastes of diners who increasingly don't want to eat at sit-down restaurant chains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/743a04c72aab492e94fa4480dc776aaeOffice supply glitch? How Chad wound up on travel ban listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9af1033a7c4e60918eb4f7f194c528Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:39:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say an office supply issue was a major reason the African nation of Chad was hit with travel restrictions by the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9af1033a7c4e60918eb4f7f194c528Man United beats Benfica after young goalkeeper's mistakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fe3b4812a52453596cc0e3e73d1f5beWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:49:39 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Manchester United took advantage of an embarrassing mistake by the youngest goalkeeper ever to play in the Champions League to beat Benfica 1-0 and maintain its three-point lead in Group A on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fe3b4812a52453596cc0e3e73d1f5beBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3750ba0eff64c8db98916387f2b0f0eWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:42:52 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3750ba0eff64c8db98916387f2b0f0eQuebec lawmakers pass law obliging citizens to uncover faceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710b153a7c4c4311b7a15408f7d2631cWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:48:26 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — Quebec legislators passed a religious neutrality bill Wednesday that will oblige citizens to uncover their faces while giving and receiving state services, triggering criticism that the law targets Muslim women.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710b153a7c4c4311b7a15408f7d2631cRecord highs for major US stock indexes; Dow passes 23,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8871d63375e4b0392eece70b9df89a3Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:54:34 GMTA day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for U.S. stocks Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8871d63375e4b0392eece70b9df89a3AP Exclusive: Training on vet suicides set at Nevada prisonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5596549e1c41ff94aea1eac3584791Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:34:46 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Four months after he enlisted in the U.S. Army at 18, John Morse IV was on the front lines in Iraq training the sights of laser range finders on combat targets to be shelled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5596549e1c41ff94aea1eac3584791Kentucky seeks big pension changes to stem tide of red inkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a46af28e1a7844c399153de90a39cbfaWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:04:06 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Most of Kentucky's future public employees would not get guaranteed pension payments under a deal announced Wednesday by the state's Republican leaders who are trying to salvage one of the worst-funded public retirement systems in a country where many such plans are hopelessly underfunded.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a46af28e1a7844c399153de90a39cbfaTexts: Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop cheerleader protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad1a5e629a2a444aa8e5a499e5fdaeedWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:00:44 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, recounting with pride how they pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad1a5e629a2a444aa8e5a499e5fdaeedUS urges UN to adopt Trump's comprehensive approach to Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/694baeb3723643b594e0717789a7a800Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:54:18 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to adopt the Trump administration's comprehensive approach to Iran and address all aspects of its "destructive conduct" — not just the 2015 nuclear deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/694baeb3723643b594e0717789a7a800Sessions defends Comey firing, dodges questions on Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/766e548906e24bb49409b633b6022c12Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:32:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions strongly defended President Donald Trump's firing of James Comey, but at a Senate hearing Wednesday repeatedly declined to discuss private conversations with the president about the dismissal, frustrating Democratic lawmakers who wanted to link the firing of the FBI director to a broader inquiry into Russian election meddling.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/766e548906e24bb49409b633b6022c12PGA Tour event moving to Kentuckyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba0108eb70345a98198fb4c9006ede3Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:54:32 GMTNICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The PGA Tour is bringing a regular tournament to Kentucky for the first time in nearly 60 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba0108eb70345a98198fb4c9006ede3The Latest: Target of beheading plot praises guilty verdicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7327d990d294c858639fc89ad9a153cWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:09:32 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man charged with plotting to behead a conservative blogger on behalf of the Islamic State group (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7327d990d294c858639fc89ad9a153cFormer Menendez staffer testifies in his defense at trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de1743406fc049e0b0306efcf52bb0b2Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:44:45 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former staffer for New Jersey's U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has given testimony at his bribery trial that differs from the prosecution's version of events.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de1743406fc049e0b0306efcf52bb0b2North Carolina deal would expand transgender protectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7eb82a1659a493d91781517cc6d8708Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:06:43 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor launched a two-part strategy that could end protracted litigation over the state's so-called bathroom bill and its replacement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7eb82a1659a493d91781517cc6d8708Mexican fishing group: Proposed fish ban to hurt tuna catchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bc51a2d55a241a09e3b4bb275e7386eWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:56:19 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A group representing Mexico's leading fish canners says a proposal to create a non-fishing marine park off the Revillagigedo Islands in the Pacific could reduce catches in Mexican waters by 20 percent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bc51a2d55a241a09e3b4bb275e7386eThe quest to visit all 50 states: How many have you seen?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c20765738404372b0621af1cf897a81Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:50:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — I recently reached a goal that I've been working on for most of my life: I visited all 50 states.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c20765738404372b0621af1cf897a81Louisville trustees fire athletic director Tom Jurichhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99589d390aaf4ee88b212bce87ca0e72Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:08:22 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville trustees have fired athletic director Tom Jurich in the wake of its involvement in a national federal investigation of college basketball.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99589d390aaf4ee88b212bce87ca0e72SeaWorld cuts 350 jobs, mostly in Orlando and San Diegohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6edf5906882b4dbc9f6b6c03b43e80c2Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:35:57 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld is cutting 350 positions as the company's parks deal with declining attendance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6edf5906882b4dbc9f6b6c03b43e80c2May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to EU nationals in UKhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa960b68e74447ce98d203755afebfe7Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:31:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has denied treating European Union citizens in Britain as bargaining chips in Brexit negotiations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa960b68e74447ce98d203755afebfe7US wants quick vote on Syria chemical weapons inspectorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/734210bd2ea64b90ba19f040e6fc2d3fWed, 18 Oct 2017 22:03:31 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday the United States is circulating a resolution that would extend by another year the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/734210bd2ea64b90ba19f040e6fc2d3fLittle Rock police arrest suspected 1st shooter at nightclubhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca70589191df422a92b899bed4ce25ddWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:58:18 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police say they have arrested the person suspected of firing first during a mass shooting at a Little Rock rap concert last summer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca70589191df422a92b899bed4ce25ddObama campaigning in Va, NJ, as he returns to political lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e3eeb58c4a449091967035d5493a38Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:25:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e3eeb58c4a449091967035d5493a38Sao Paulo schools to augment meals with processed pelletshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/695548ba239946c0b89eef8510b28843Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:52:46 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — Some public schools in Brazil's biggest city will begin augmenting meals for children with pellets made of reprocessed food items that were close to expiration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/695548ba239946c0b89eef8510b28843Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed0876120ea84f8bbc4626587483b7f8Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:42:10 GMTSANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, Suzanne Finzell had thought about leaving this city on the edge of the San Francisco Bay Area because of rising prices. A spike in housing and other living costs had driven her friends to Nevada and Oregon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed0876120ea84f8bbc4626587483b7f8Execution for 'Tourniquet Killer' in Texas halted for nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd215d0764544733bf403ccb17a9a8deWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:22:48 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A judge on Wednesday halted the scheduled execution of a man known as the Houston area's "Tourniquet Killer" hours before it was to be carried out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd215d0764544733bf403ccb17a9a8deThe Latest: Execution for 'Tourniquet Killer' halted for nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4479dfe5fb04a9d9da319aa6aa742baWed, 18 Oct 2017 20:58:03 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate who confessed to four killings (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4479dfe5fb04a9d9da319aa6aa742baHouse, Senate intel committees receive briefing from Googlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d91c1d707e44fdafce73df4c71983aWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:39:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Tech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d91c1d707e44fdafce73df4c71983aLawsuit: Bighorn sheep threatened by domestic sheep grazinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98a95f3599ee480e983e0ead58b728bcWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:06:33 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is illegally jeopardizing a small herd of bighorn sheep with deadly diseases by allowing thousands of domestic sheep to graze in eastern Idaho as part of agricultural research activities, environmental groups have said in a lawsuit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98a95f3599ee480e983e0ead58b728bcJudge halts the execution of a Texas inmate known as the 'Tourniquet Killer' hours before it was to be carried out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d92477d8c5274d80845c2d85c28c7bb0Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:57:09 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Judge halts the execution of a Texas inmate known as the 'Tourniquet Killer' hours before it was to be carried out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d92477d8c5274d80845c2d85c28c7bb0Mother's testimony at France terror trial angers relativeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b565c5deecf24483bb4ce2b0aea7092bWed, 18 Oct 2017 20:57:01 GMTPARIS (AP) — The lawyer representing the older brother of a French extremist who killed seven people in 2012 told a judge and a jury of magistrates that testimony given by the men's mother Wednesday was unreliable.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b565c5deecf24483bb4ce2b0aea7092bMessi nets 100th goal in Europe, Barca beats Olympiakos 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da115c77d6f44718bba4f29970ed004Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:17:40 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition to lead 10-man Barcelona to a 3-1 victory at home to Olympiakos in the Champions League on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da115c77d6f44718bba4f29970ed004Michigan man sentenced in theft from caskethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff9c423ae5c54ddf959e8ac8748a299eWed, 18 Oct 2017 20:53:46 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — A community advocate in Michigan has been ordered not to attend open casket funerals as part of a plea deal reached in a theft case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff9c423ae5c54ddf959e8ac8748a299eTrump has no immediate plans to visit Calif. wildfire damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/868a1d6417604f9d811ca42b24a228b0Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:21:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has made four visits to hurricane zones in recent weeks, isn't rushing to survey the damage from California's wildfires.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/868a1d6417604f9d811ca42b24a228b0A look at the Dow's 1,000-point milestoneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6bcf45aa72b48b8903f2c2cbdfe36e3Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:23:37 GMTThe Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time Wednesday, two months after it first closed above 22,000.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6bcf45aa72b48b8903f2c2cbdfe36e3Man gets life without parole in killing of Florida priesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9792039810104a07a38fa4d3fd79dfbeWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:11:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A man accused of killing a Florida priest in Georgia pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges including murder after reaching a deal with prosecutors to spare him the death penalty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9792039810104a07a38fa4d3fd79dfbe