FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Nov 2015 14:19:06 -08:00Court revives Oregon suit over 'phantom recall' of Motrin, 25 Nov 2015 20:34:47 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit over Johnson & Johnson's buyback of defective Motrin pills has been given new life by the Oregon Court of Appeals. Mechanical failure caused Maine ski lift accident, 25 Nov 2015 21:38:22 GMTCARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — A Maine state report released on Wednesday confirmed that mechanical failure caused a chairlift accident that injured seven people at the Sugarloaf ski area last winter. Latest: Bernie Sanders weighs in on Chicago shooting, 25 Nov 2015 21:51:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): Americans in Louisiana swamps seek tribal recognition, 25 Nov 2015 20:35:25 GMTLAFITTE, La. (AP) — Giovanni R. Santini has done just about all he could to prove he's an American Indian over the decades he's lived in his Louisiana bayou town — even fighting with his fists to defend his bloodline with the Houma tribe. Latest: Procession for Jamar Clark passes protesters, 25 Nov 2015 21:17:31 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local): to make sure your green home upgrades pay off, 25 Nov 2015 21:34:29 GMTInvesting in making your home more energy efficient can help the environment, lower your utility bills and possibly help you fetch a higher sale price. sues Ga. Tech after expulsion for sexual misconduct, 25 Nov 2015 21:06:17 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia Tech student expelled in April after a sexual misconduct investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging that the review was unfair and violated his rights. at homeless encampment turns up machine guns, 25 Nov 2015 21:43:18 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County authorities have arrested a homeless man who had five firearms, including two operable World War II-era machine guns. kicks out police window, jumps onto Arizona freeway, 25 Nov 2015 22:06:22 GMTTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Phoenix say a handcuffed and shackled inmate was seriously injured after he kicked out a window in a police transport van on a freeway and jumped out of the moving vehicle. of steady US economy: Rising pay and solid job market, 25 Nov 2015 20:57:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' pay is up, fewer people need unemployment aid, more are buying new homes and business spending is rebounding. at trial of ex-NY Assembly speaker take holiday break, 25 Nov 2015 21:47:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Deliberations will resume Monday at the federal corruption trial of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver after jurors failed to reach a verdict on Wednesday. freshman Diallo cleared to play beginning Dec. 1, 25 Nov 2015 21:10:54 GMTLAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas freshman Cheick Diallo has been cleared to play for the fifth-ranked Jayhawks beginning next week, ending a laborious months-long investigation by the NCAA into the five-star prospect's education and background. justice issues showing up in 2016 presidential race, 25 Nov 2015 21:19:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — On the campaign trail, among candidates of both parties, the idea of locking up drug criminals for life is a lot less popular than it was a generation ago. Groups want Chicago Police Department investigated, 25 Nov 2015 20:48:19 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): signs defense bill despite Guantanamo provisions, 25 Nov 2015 21:34:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed a $607 billion defense policy bill despite his opposition to restrictions in the legislation that ban him from moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States and making good on a long unfulfilled campaign promise. nixes approval of new weed killer for engineered crops, 25 Nov 2015 20:34:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to withdraw approval of a controversial new weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans. State moves to end annual lake jump after student dies, 25 Nov 2015 21:45:07 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio State University announced Wednesday that it will move to end an annual lake jump after a student experienced a fatal medical emergency while participating in the campus tradition. backs off cuts to tax breaks for lower income households, 25 Nov 2015 20:32:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief abandoned controversial cuts in tax credits for the working poor and kept police funding intact on Wednesday as he updated Parliament on the government's budget plans. library set to open in polygamous community, 25 Nov 2015 21:57:18 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A public library is set to open next year in a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border that hasn't had one for decades because of controlling sect leaders who try to limit followers' exposure to the outside world. Gifford's family says CTE found in his brain, 25 Nov 2015 21:59:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death. and airline bookings for Paris down following attacks, 25 Nov 2015 21:56:22 GMTOccupancy rates at some Paris hotels have plunged by more than 30 percent in the days since the Nov. 13 terror attacks, according to a company that tracks hotel industry data. Guide: Protests of Chicago teen's shooting continue, 25 Nov 2015 21:08:29 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Protest groups returned to the streets of Chicago on Wednesday, one day after the city released a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shoot a black teenager. kicks out police window, gets onto Arizona freeway, 25 Nov 2015 20:36:11 GMTTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Phoenix say a handcuffed and shackled inmate was seriously injured after he kicked out the rear window of a police transport van on a freeway and got out of the moving vehicle. Congress-Health Repeal story, 25 Nov 2015 20:58:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 24, The Associated Press listed Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., as one of several Republican senators who might find it difficult to vote for a bill eliminating federal money for Planned Parenthood. demands fixes for 16,000 more VW cars, 25 Nov 2015 21:30:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — California air quality regulators are demanding fixes for up to 16,000 additional Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesels as the Volkswagen Group emissions scandal widens. of man in police custody sparks riots in Egypt, 25 Nov 2015 20:32:39 GMTCAIRO (AP) — A senior Egyptian police official and witnesses say the death of a man in police custody has sparked riots in the southern Luxor province, wounding four policemen and at least one civilian. massacres in 12 hours leave 15 dead in Honduras, 25 Nov 2015 20:33:32 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Two massacres that killed 15 people in less than 12 hours rocked Honduras and left the country's top cop in tears on Wednesday. charges for man who left rifle at Utah Capitol, 25 Nov 2015 21:22:27 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who left an unloaded semi-automatic rifle at the state Capitol as part of a protest against gun violence won't face charges from the October incident, prosecutors said Wednesday. Geo Wild's 'Big Cat Week' includes live African safaris, 25 Nov 2015 21:51:47 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — As a chaser to the Thanksgiving feast and football, consider heading out on an African safari. featuring Nazi imagery pulled from New York City subway, 25 Nov 2015 21:58:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An ad campaign that featured Nazi imagery has been pulled from the New York City subway system. grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe', 25 Nov 2015 21:08:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the times. of people in latest E. coli outbreak expected to grow, 25 Nov 2015 21:50:50 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The number of people sickened in an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. appeals court ruling that opens it up to $364M claim, 25 Nov 2015 20:56:02 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant Caesars Entertainment is appealing a bankruptcy court ruling that could put it on the hook for nearly $364 million. approves booster-enhanced flu vaccine for seniors, 25 Nov 2015 20:52:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a first-of-a-kind flu vaccine that contains a booster to help protect seniors vulnerable to the virus. mostly higher and livestock higher, 25 Nov 2015 20:42:23 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Man finds skull in front yard of California home, 25 Nov 2015 21:58:31 GMTBAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man bringing in his trash can from the street found a human skull in the front yard of his home and called police. Gun stolen from US agent used to kill Oakland artist, 25 Nov 2015 20:39:30 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A gun used to kill a Northern California artist as he worked on an anti-violence mural was stolen from a federal agent, officials said Wednesday. federal rule for catfish inspection process finalized, 25 Nov 2015 21:36:18 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service released its final rule Wednesday on a new inspection process for catfish and other ray-finned fish species that's scheduled to start in March. Hampshire prep grad to appeal sex assault conviction, 25 Nov 2015 21:27:05 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers for the graduate of an elite New Hampshire prep school convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate said Wednesday they will appeal to the state's highest court, arguing the trial judge should not have allowed a felony count of using a computer to lure the girl, among other things. funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to keep protesting, 25 Nov 2015 22:05:11 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a north Minneapolis church on Wednesday to pay their respects to a man whose death in a confrontation with police sparked more than a week of ongoing protests, as charges were pending against four men suspected in a melee that left five protesters with gunshot wounds. errors led to hospital attack, military says, 25 Nov 2015 20:52:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors by soldiers and airmen who violated rules of engagement and have been removed from duty while awaiting further investigation, military officials said Wednesday. figure in keeping gay groups out of Boston parade dies, 25 Nov 2015 20:51:27 GMTBOSTON (AP) — John "Wacko" Hurley, the longtime leader of the Boston St. Patrick's Day parade and the plaintiff in a 1995 U.S. Supreme Court case that allowed organizers to bar gay groups, has died. He was 85. guilty pleas in fatal New York church beating, 25 Nov 2015 20:48:41 GMTSeveral members of an insular church in upstate New York pleaded not guilty Wednesday to being part of a group that beat a young man to death and injured his younger brother. lawmakers vote to extend airstrikes against IS, 25 Nov 2015 21:18:46 GMTPARIS (AP) — French lawmakers voted Wednesday to continue airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group that claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, while Germany's chancellor said her country would do more in the international fight against the group. reinvents pre-fab concrete shelters to house migrants, 25 Nov 2015 20:35:16 GMTBAD NEUENAHR-AHRWEILER, Germany (AP) — A retired engineer in Germany has come up with a solution to the shortage of appropriate housing for asylum-seekers as winter draws near: pre-fabricated concrete houses that can be manufactured and erected in just a few days. fight erupts over care of media mogul Sumner Redstone, 25 Nov 2015 22:04:10 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A legal battle has begun over media mogul Sumner Redstone and control of the 92-year-old billionaire's medical care. strengthens into powerful Category 3 hurricane off Mexican coast; no threat to land, 25 Nov 2015 21:57:41 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Sandra strengthens into powerful Category 3 hurricane off Mexican coast; no threat to land.'s CEO is running out of time to turn things around, 25 Nov 2015 20:52:16 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marissa Mayer's nearly four-year attempt to turn around Yahoo needs a turnaround itself, repeating a pattern of futility that has hobbled one of the Internet's best-known companies for the past decade. waterpark owner fails to find investors, descends tower, 25 Nov 2015 20:54:58 GMTCANDIA, N.H. (AP) — The owner of a New Hampshire waterpark who chained himself to a slide tower 17 days ago to try to prevent the park's auction has ended his quest because of failing health and the lack of a financial savior. to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday, 25 Nov 2015 21:44:22 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during Friday's holiday shopping bonanza.