FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:26:33 -07:00'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c552cfe11b14be08180053531771c88Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:00 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the popular TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c552cfe11b14be08180053531771c88Yellen says economy likely ready for rate hike later in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b648853d5ef4b69a9db50e196dff54bWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:47:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the central bank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b648853d5ef4b69a9db50e196dff54bHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d874528700fe4cb1ba0dfe80185427aeWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:14:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies powered to big gains Wednesday, leading the broader stock market higher, as the price of crude oil surged on news of a deal among OPEC nations to cut production.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d874528700fe4cb1ba0dfe80185427aeCuomo to 'set aside' cash from developers facing chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b5217f1b993440c9467b98a0188053dWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:19:39 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign will "set aside" $350,000 it received from developers facing federal corruption charges — while two other elected officials plan to either give contributions back or donate them to charity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b5217f1b993440c9467b98a0188053dApple partners with Deloitte in pitch to businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aed4fcfeed5475e85f7e7a92ecee9aeWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:13:29 GMTCUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is extending its push into selling business technology by forging a partnership with the Deloitte consulting firm to advise companies on using iPhones, iPads and Apple software in the workplace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aed4fcfeed5475e85f7e7a92ecee9aeConnecticut lawmakers approve deal to keep Sikorsky Aircrafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e3382aa084241d695791d9fb178041bWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:18 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A $220 million agreement that would keep Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in Connecticut for at least the next 16 years to produce a new line of heavy cargo helicopters for the U.S. military easily cleared the General Assembly on Wednesday, with some lawmakers hailing the deal as a positive sign for manufacturing in the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e3382aa084241d695791d9fb178041bSaudi Arabia has ways to hit back at 9/11 lawsuit efforthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6213a141eb694d71a83f3eac3f1a1089Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:42:38 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia and its allies are warning that U.S. legislation allowing the kingdom to be sued for the 9/11 attacks will have negative repercussions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6213a141eb694d71a83f3eac3f1a1089Authorities: School shooter apparently shot his father to death before rampage; 2 students, teacher woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73d87c1f42a4cf79f471a2c8bcfa93aWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:22:19 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities: School shooter apparently shot his father to death before rampage; 2 students, teacher wounded .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73d87c1f42a4cf79f471a2c8bcfa93aThe Latest: Police say suspicious package not explosivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6eeb47809604ca5b8ac64b3bf2f316dWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:03:57 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6eeb47809604ca5b8ac64b3bf2f316dBulgaria replaces candidate for the United Nations' top jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf055d08acd64e13933e2d06df272ca0Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:18:43 GMTSOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov announced Wednesday that the government is nominating its European commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva, as a candidate to be United Nations Secretary-General, replacing its previous candidate, UNESCO chief Irina Bokova.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf055d08acd64e13933e2d06df272ca0Witness says he told Gov. Christie's aides about bridge plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e720afde62934e8c92fe7c1b5fc8fba3Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:32:00 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie's senior staffers and advisers were told about the political revenge plot involving the George Washington Bridge at a time the governor has said he was still largely in the dark, the former bridge authority official testifying in the lane-closing trial said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e720afde62934e8c92fe7c1b5fc8fba3Minnesota police shooting probe goes to prosecutorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9018f0e406b473e86a464fe90768d70Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:34:39 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday that they've turned their findings over to a county prosecutor who will review the case for possible charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9018f0e406b473e86a464fe90768d70Court: Law banning people's ballot photos unconstitutionalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef699304f3cc4637b29b848b835686b8Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:36:04 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A state law that prohibits voters from posting photos of their ballots online suppresses a large swath of political speech and is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef699304f3cc4637b29b848b835686b8FBI director: More 'attempted intrusions' in voter databaseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9759686ffc0f422794f731ce2ab7ce8bWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:16:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Wednesday there have been additional "attempted intrusions" in voter registration databases beyond what was previously known, and that the agency is looking "very, very hard" at Russian hackers who may try to disrupt the U.S. election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9759686ffc0f422794f731ce2ab7ce8bTropical Storm Matthew lashes islands of eastern Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c2ca879df0e4413b552414abcc4a48cWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:44:04 GMTBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Tropical Storm Matthew lashed islands in the eastern Caribbean with heavy wind and rain Wednesday as it gained strength and headed west.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c2ca879df0e4413b552414abcc4a48cBrad Pitt skips film premiere to focus on 'family situation'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc07012bd59a47dd8af34ae6d92641f1Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:32:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Pitt is skipping his first public appearance after last week's split with Angelina Jolie Pitt. He says he won't attend the premiere of Terrence Malick's new documentary Wednesday night as scheduled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc07012bd59a47dd8af34ae6d92641f1New nursing home standards preserve patients' right to suehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc09a3a9a616442098a45e785f3eafb7Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:14:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is issuing new nursing home standards that reverse a longstanding industry practice and preserve the rights of patients to sue in cases of abuse or neglect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc09a3a9a616442098a45e785f3eafb7Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a8d7d162bb24e82851d03492aa8676eWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:45 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a8d7d162bb24e82851d03492aa8676eChristian rapper convicted of friend's murder in hit-and-runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef6b4455cb814edd9c33153e7e45be8bWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:42:49 GMTCLARKSBURG, Md. (AP) — A 26-year-old aspiring Christian rapper has been convicted of second-degree murder for intentionally running over a friend during an argument about CDs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef6b4455cb814edd9c33153e7e45be8b'NCIS' showrunner Gary Glasberg dies in Los Angeles at 50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c0a9a0f77a04c09956e8a48ac51bb65Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:07:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep Wednesday. He was 50.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c0a9a0f77a04c09956e8a48ac51bb65Stewart weary as he tries to race his way into 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c21d5eb98f794c1ea9cc617c440e783eWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:20:00 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart is at peace with however his final season in NASCAR comes to an end.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c21d5eb98f794c1ea9cc617c440e783eRihanna, new top designers debut at Paris Fashion Weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5e31e9c78a47a59bc60c893fa70532Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:41:16 GMTPARIS (AP) — New designer debuts from powerhouses Lanvin and Saint Laurent — and popstar Rihanna's first Paris catwalk show for Fenty Puma — marked the start of Spring-Summer 2017 shows in the City of Light.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5e31e9c78a47a59bc60c893fa70532Union launches boycott of Trump companies amid Vegas disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e643be1f1f640c3b585bc854acbbc5cWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:32:44 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Union members are calling the public to boycott Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's businesses nationwide because he isn't negotiating a contract with the more than 500 eligible workers at his high-rise Las Vegas hotel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e643be1f1f640c3b585bc854acbbc5cCorrection: Food Truck Voting-Idaho storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b0b6497b754f67a8321dfab9e72ad8Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:23:58 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — In a story Sept. 27 about food-truck inspired voting stations in Boise, Idaho, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of stations that were commissioned. It was one, not four.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b0b6497b754f67a8321dfab9e72ad8Clinton and Sanders sell young voters eying third-partieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8eee9d019e4b1f81d44dcba068f47aWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:12:50 GMTDURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Appealing to elusive young voters, Hillary Clinton turned to former primary adversary Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to connect with millennials drawn to third-party candidates threatening to act as spoilers in the 2016 campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8eee9d019e4b1f81d44dcba068f47aWells Fargo CEO to face lawmakers with better defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a95bacbd5ccb46da8850746edf641ca9Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:16:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Wells Fargo's CEO, newly stripped of tens of millions in compensation in a scandal over sales practices, will face lawmakers with more defenses than he had in the last round, when some senators called for his resignation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a95bacbd5ccb46da8850746edf641ca9Cubs reward Epstein for turnaround with 5-year extensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6f36376347407c9028c7119ae16375Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:20:34 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a five-year contract extension with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein, rewarding him for an overhaul that has the long-suffering franchise eyeing its first championship since 1908.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6f36376347407c9028c7119ae16375HP promises fix for printer software that barred outside inkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa013382f9474b499bd558e1d21bc79bWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:31:48 GMTSAN JOSE, California (AP) — HP Inc. has apologized to customers for cutting them off from ink cartridges from other companies and says it will fix the problem.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa013382f9474b499bd558e1d21bc79bAP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databaseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ae25b22deef4b8baafaca708a19e74cWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:17:56 GMTDENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ae25b22deef4b8baafaca708a19e74cGeorge Takei gives personal collection to Los Angeles museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7647f36f91f4afaa8109e524a588016Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:04:41 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor and activist George Takei is donating a trove of art and artifacts from his life and career to the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7647f36f91f4afaa8109e524a588016APNewsBreak: Freezer where woman found dead had faulty exithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bc22bde89345e29bba2a73a197bfa3Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:02:50 GMTATLANTA (AP) — An exit button inside a walk-in freezer in a downtown Atlanta hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping two people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a medical examiner found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bc22bde89345e29bba2a73a197bfa3After 170 years, remains of US troops return from Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea354fe8ef24c79b0c4fd4b2ade8536Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:58:15 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Remains thought to be those of U.S. troops who died in the Mexican-American War have been flown to a military mortuary in Delaware in an effort to determine whether they belonged to militia members of a Tennessee regiment known as "The Bloody First."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea354fe8ef24c79b0c4fd4b2ade8536Investigators identify 2 men who took bag that held bombhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb367871c6247ecb057eb86e8337173Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:01:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Investigators probing bomb blasts in New Jersey and New York believe they've identified two men who walked off with a bag abandoned by the bomber on a street as Egyptian tourists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb367871c6247ecb057eb86e8337173Agnes Nixon, creator of 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live,' has died at age 93, ABC confirmshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec213f5759294c749a46fccf9705e8dfWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:56:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, creator of 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live,' has died at age 93, ABC confirms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec213f5759294c749a46fccf9705e8dfDespite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5a4d94294a47ad930512a0fdf72362Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:11:22 GMTCOUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump showed no sign Wednesday of making any big changes before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton, pressing ahead with a strategy focused on speaking directly to his white working-class loyalists across the Midwest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5a4d94294a47ad930512a0fdf72362Feds change signage on trailhead named after black cowboyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/869ed9a532ac433e95993521411ed51aWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:28:14 GMTMOAB, Utah (AP) — Though local officials decided not to change the name of eastern Utah's Negro Bill Canyon, federal land managers have decided to mark the trail by less controversial name.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/869ed9a532ac433e95993521411ed51aNapa winemakers harvesting red grapes expect better flavorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9764d40e01e44e97adf03da510566d2fWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:12:03 GMTRUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) — Driving north through the Napa Valley before sunrise, portable lights like spaceships illuminate workers in the vineyards. The smell of fermentation and grapes fill the air — the annual wine harvest is underway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9764d40e01e44e97adf03da510566d2fThe Latest: Fans line up for Jose Fernandez public viewinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b47272a8655347bdb0a6dc60899c7412Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:40 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Marlins-Fernandez Killed (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b47272a8655347bdb0a6dc60899c7412OPEC reaches preliminary accord to curb oil productionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87c8d7822c42acb09c0099ff6052b2Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:08:47 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — OPEC nations reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday to curb oil production for the first time since the global financial crisis eight years ago, pushing up prices that had sunk over the past two years and weakened the economies of oil-producing nations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87c8d7822c42acb09c0099ff6052b2House OKs plan for $170 million to fix Flint water systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4789b7d9a1d4be7aaa294d34a6be330Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:12:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved an election-year plan Wednesday to provide $170 million to help Flint, Michigan, rebuild its lead-poisoned water system, as Congress moved toward addressing a public health catastrophe that became an acrimonious partisan dispute.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4789b7d9a1d4be7aaa294d34a6be330Pentagon: Tests confirm no mustard agent in Iraq attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87df3410dd0400ba117713e92a53dfdWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:56:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. troops in northern Iraq did not contain any sulfur chemical agent, as initially feared.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87df3410dd0400ba117713e92a53dfdThe Latest: Trump counts Christian conservatives in IA crowdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f5059703efe4b2ca9ce7baf17e44c3aWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:36:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f5059703efe4b2ca9ce7baf17e44c3aTebow homers in 1st at-bat for Mets in instructional debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa9fd7a7e7ec489ba781e91c6b1c61b1Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:53:25 GMTPORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow made a powerful first impression for the New York Mets instructional league.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa9fd7a7e7ec489ba781e91c6b1c61b1Man rescued at sea was suspected in grandfather's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afdb28504dfe4b80af7a0d4079e64bc4Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:34:57 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a suspect in the still-unsolved 2013 slaying of his rich grandfather, adding to the multitude of questions swirling around him and what happened at sea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afdb28504dfe4b80af7a0d4079e64bc4The Latest: Lawmakers pass deal to keep Sikorsky Aircrafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99bf36aa48640518de5d534b192d997Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:52:11 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the Connecticut General Assembly approving a $220 million agreement that will keep Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in the state. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99bf36aa48640518de5d534b192d997Obama: Veto override 'a mistake' and 'a political vote'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc6316b2d79470787957875f9ab8ed2Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:55:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Congress' vote overturning his veto of Sept. 11 legislation was "a mistake" and "basically a political vote."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc6316b2d79470787957875f9ab8ed2Texans place star DE JJ Watt on injured reservehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f831c2a5ca4c9496781b64381e0952Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:47:53 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt is out until at least December and could miss the rest of the season with an injured back, leaving the Texans searching for ways to deal with the loss of the NFL's best defensive player.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f831c2a5ca4c9496781b64381e0952Officials: Suspect in Texas slayings was in US illegallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c79c561884f64f369a3b42f18794074eWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:18:49 GMTDALLAS (AP) — U.S. immigration officials say a man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was in the country illegally after three deportations to Mexico.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c79c561884f64f369a3b42f18794074eFBI director again defends integrity of Clinton email probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc1fabc723b47ea9e8ab70ddf8909f2Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:44:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers may question the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as secretary of state, but they should not question the investigation's thoroughness, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday as he again defended the agency's actions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc1fabc723b47ea9e8ab70ddf8909f2Supreme Court asked to block $1B NFL concussion settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a95aee291d4a2e87801ba54590f149Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:11:12 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A second petition has been filed asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits because of how it treats current brain injuries versus future ones.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a95aee291d4a2e87801ba54590f149