FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Aug 2017 18:04:21 -07:00HUD says Carson did nothing wrong by appearing with Trump, 23 Aug 2017 22:52:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Legal experts say Housing Secretary Ben Carson likely did not violate federal law when he appeared with President Donald Trump at a campaign rally. feud threatens Republican agenda, 23 Aug 2017 22:49:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump can't enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell may not have a majority to lead without Trump's help. It's simple, and still so complicated.'s save record ends at 60 as Orioles beat A's 8-7, 24 Aug 2017 00:35:08 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — For 60 straight appearances, Zach Britton dealt with the pleasure and pressure of fulfilling his job description when called upon to preserve a victory. tight end Eric Tomlinson catches on as big-time blocker, 23 Aug 2017 22:28:29 GMTFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Eric Tomlinson is a big, burly tight end whose main job for the New York Jets isn't catching footballs, it's throwing blocks on defenders. victims to priest: Apology is not enough, 23 Aug 2017 23:24:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn't given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago.'s 2-run double in 7th sends Giants past Brewers, 23 Aug 2017 23:02:30 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jarrett Parker hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh, Buster Posey hit a sacrifice fly, and the San Francisco Giants beat the contending Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday. Latest: Florida unsure who is responsible for monument, 23 Aug 2017 23:18:46 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on protests against Confederate monuments that have occurred in the aftermath of deadly violence at a Virginia rally by white nationalists (all times local): Latest: Supporters want Kaepernick hired by season start, 24 Aug 2017 00:49:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on efforts in support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem (all times local):' Hill has perfect game through 6 innings vs Pirates, 24 Aug 2017 00:43:06 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill is working on a perfect game through six innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates. official says van detained in Dutch city not connected to recent vehicle attacks in Spain, 23 Aug 2017 22:26:09 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Counterterrorism official says van detained in Dutch city not connected to recent vehicle attacks in Spain. East-leading Red Sox obtain OF Rajai Davis from Oakland, 24 Aug 2017 00:40:43 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox boosted their outfield depth by acquiring speedy Rajai Davis from the Oakland Athletics for a minor league outfielder on Wednesday.'s the best puncher? Mayweather says it could surprise, 23 Aug 2017 22:34:26 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says it was the first punch of the fight. His promoter thinks it came during the second round. accused of filming teen's suicide hears murder evidence, 24 Aug 2017 00:10:01 GMTPROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man who prosecutors say filmed a teenage girl killing herself with a rope he bought for her went Wednesday before a judge who will decide whether he'll be tried for murder. in Charlottesville leads to soul-searching at ACLU, 23 Aug 2017 22:12:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a feeling among some of its members that was once considered heresy: Maybe some speech isn't worth defending. settlements could signal trend of more to come, 24 Aug 2017 00:07:30 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The federal civil lawsuits against Baylor University have piled up for more than a year, accusing the nation's largest Baptist school of repeatedly mishandling, ignoring or stifling claims of sexual and physical abuse of students. dad gets 25 to life in son's smothering death, 23 Aug 2017 22:00:25 GMTALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A California father who admitted killing his 5-year-old son amid a bitter custody battle was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison during a hearing where his estranged wife wished him an eternity in hell. Latest: Harvey could dump heavy rain in Texas, Louisiana, 24 Aug 2017 00:30:21 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on former Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): Latest: Pence threatens more sanctions against Venezuela, 23 Aug 2017 22:43:47 GMTDORAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit in South Florida to meet with Venezuelan exiles. (all times local): says loan company mismanaged debt-forgiveness program, 23 Aug 2017 21:38:23 GMTBOSTON (AP) — One of the nation's largest student-loan companies is accused of mismanaging programs that offer debt forgiveness to public servants. grad student researches how Confederate sub crew died, 23 Aug 2017 23:21:59 GMTDURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A former Duke University student believes she has solved the mystery of how the eight Confederate crew members on board the world's first submarine to sink an enemy warship were killed, but the researchers with access to the sub say her theory is not new. allows money laundering charges against Backpage execs, 23 Aug 2017 22:34:33 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors can bring money laundering charges against the creators of a website that prosecutors label an online brothel, a judge ruled Wednesday. But he dismissed other charges months after another judge threw out the entire case as violating free speech and federal protections. Highlights, 23 Aug 2017 21:39:50 GMT___ Northwestern crew member who drowned couldn't swim, 23 Aug 2017 23:23:02 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A member of Northwestern University's crew team who drowned in April after falling overboard during a practice didn't know how to swim. Latest: White House says Trump shutdown threat serious, 23 Aug 2017 22:59:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): police detain driver of Spanish van near cancelled gig, 23 Aug 2017 23:33:17 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said. says agency chief should be fired; governor says no, 24 Aug 2017 00:32:48 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's House speaker said Wednesday the director of a utility regulation agency should be fired over the failure of a nuclear power project. has boxing skill, but enough to beat Mayweather?, 24 Aug 2017 00:53:00 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Before Conor McGregor had even heard of mixed martial arts, he wanted to be a boxer. He first stepped into Crumlin Boxing Club nearly 20 years ago in muddy football boots and started punching a heavy bag. radio host arrested in Wyoming after entering condo, 23 Aug 2017 22:11:11 GMTJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo has been arrested on criminal trespass charges after entering a condo in Jackson. Latest: Kaepernick's supporters rally outside NFL office, 23 Aug 2017 22:02:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on efforts in support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem (all times local): pulls drowning toddler twin cousins from pool, 23 Aug 2017 22:05:13 GMTCALHOUN, La. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy pulled his drowning toddler twin cousins from a backyard pool in Louisiana. crawling toward Texas; could become a hurricane, 24 Aug 2017 00:40:33 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Former Tropical Storm Harvey continued its craw toward the Texas Gulf Coast on Wednesday and could become a hurricane by the time it makes landfall later this week. Department announces college prep grants, 24 Aug 2017 00:09:12 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a second round of funding for programs that help low-income students who aspire to attend college. in Florida: US won't stand by as Venezuela crumbles, 24 Aug 2017 00:32:08 GMTDORAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence addressed a sympathetic crowd of Venezuelans in South Florida on Wednesday and pledged the U.S. will use its economic and diplomatic power to push for free elections. Scott among headliners for Essence Festival Durban, 24 Aug 2017 00:03:59 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Neo-soul Grammy Award-winning songstress Jill Scott has been added to the lineup for the second edition of Essence Festival Durban in South Africa. strengthens as it nears Texas; could become hurricane, 23 Aug 2017 23:07:07 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Former Tropical Storm Harvey regained strength Wednesday as it approached the Texas Gulf Coast and could become a hurricane by the time it makes landfall later this week. tossed from wagon, trampled by horse at county fair dies, 23 Aug 2017 22:12:27 GMTMEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been thrown from a wagon and trampled by a horse at a Pennsylvania county fair and has died. Bourdais to race 14 weeks after Indy accident, 23 Aug 2017 23:58:51 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais will return to IndyCar competition this weekend after a three-month recovery from an accident at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. of 'clean coal' mentioned by Trump unclear, 23 Aug 2017 22:48:47 GMTPresident Donald Trump invoked "clean coal" at Tuesday night's rally in Phoenix, repeating a phrase that's used often by coal industry supporters to put a positive spin on the heavily polluting fuel — but one that remains ambiguous in its definition. 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches, 23 Aug 2017 22:56:00 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — It was a tale of two Trumps in the desert Southwest. unveils sleek, white spacesuit for astronaut travel, 23 Aug 2017 22:13:55 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has unveiled a sleek white spacesuit for astronauts on its crewed flights coming up next year. sends driver's license suspension notices to hundreds, 23 Aug 2017 21:59:32 GMTCRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles say a computer glitch caused hundreds of letters threatening license and registration suspensions to be sent out this month. judge again throws out Texas voter ID law, 23 Aug 2017 22:04:38 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday again threw out Texas' voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a "poll tax" on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over voting rights. Noah among nominees for Thurber humor prize, 23 Aug 2017 21:48:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah is upholding a "Daily Show" tradition: He's a nominee for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil river, 23 Aug 2017 22:39:26 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil leaving at least 10 dead and dozens missing, authorities said Wednesday.' Hill has perfect game through 7 innings vs Pirates, 24 Aug 2017 00:54:56 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill is working on a perfect game through seven innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates. seeks to restore White House order ahead of key fights, 23 Aug 2017 22:07:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff John Kelly has made significant progress toward imposing discipline on a chaotic White House in his first month on the job, even as it's clear he still struggles to have the same effect on the president himself. bench Bortles, turn to Henne for next preseason game, 23 Aug 2017 23:16:08 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Chad Henne will start Jacksonville's preseason game against Carolina, a change that could signal the end of Blake Bortles' career with the Jaguars. coalition joins blitz to save national monument areas, 23 Aug 2017 22:06:59 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation and tribal groups are airing TV ads, sending letters to President Donald Trump and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California. pleads not guilty in wife's death during Alaska cruise, 23 Aug 2017 21:37:00 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Utah man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife on a cruise to Alaska pleaded not guilty during a Wednesday hearing in which he appeared to become emotional at times. Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in November, 23 Aug 2017 23:34:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Taylor Swift fans, Wednesday was a lucky one for you.