FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:47:14 -07:00Eyeing debates, Clinton aims to keep Trump expectations highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfdc6bdc59cc475eac1a2b593cb25f6aWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:04:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will enter her highly anticipated fall debates with Donald Trump facing the same kind of heightened expectations that often saddle an incumbent president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfdc6bdc59cc475eac1a2b593cb25f6aComplaint: Black students punished more harshly than whiteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af89184aa9c84c07a90c28492569b756Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:08:45 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Black students and students with disabilities attending public schools in Virginia's capital city are more severely and more frequently punished than their classmates, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af89184aa9c84c07a90c28492569b756Case challenging Md. congressional districts moving forwardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0c61ad8dc1c44e2919968e8c5bedd88Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:35:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit challenging a 2011 redrawing of Maryland's congressional districts that enabled Democrats to pick up an additional seat in Congress can go forward, a three-judge panel ruled Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0c61ad8dc1c44e2919968e8c5bedd88Explorer: No train or tunnel at search site for Nazi trainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d0c60d1e53443b686a1d33fc903804cWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:05:06 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Explorers' great hopes for finding a legendary Nazi "gold train" in Poland appeared dashed Wednesday when, after digging extensively, they admitted they have found "no train, no tunnel" at the site.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d0c60d1e53443b686a1d33fc903804cMilitants attack American University in Afghanistan, 1 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c836de8b9a3a49e9a198e23fc909abceWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:34:31 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding another 18, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c836de8b9a3a49e9a198e23fc909abceTemporary FEMA housing units expected to return to Louisianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8354985e964fa49361ded69222fb1aWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:06:17 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of south Louisiana residents remain stuck in shelters, living in hotels or staying in the spare bedrooms of family and friends after flooding ravaged their homes, creating a housing crunch that may bring back temporary housing units like those that dotted the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8354985e964fa49361ded69222fb1aRape trial for former "Sons of Guns" star reset for Decemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3d7be819e0947e098dc7e1f82c9f448Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:25:08 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The rape trial of former "Sons of Guns" reality TV star Will Hayden and former owner of Red Jacket Firearms has been rescheduled for December.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3d7be819e0947e098dc7e1f82c9f448Lawsuit filed over railing collapse at Snoop Dogg concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7ecc4619131427d83c7f6146cbdcd1aWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:30:13 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers representing 17 people injured when a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in New Jersey have filed a lawsuit against the venue's operator and the performers claiming they didn't take enough precautions to ensure concertgoers would be safe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7ecc4619131427d83c7f6146cbdcd1aThe Latest: NRA to advertise on Trump's behalfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fb3805b23e145059f034f2cc3c897f4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:46:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fb3805b23e145059f034f2cc3c897f4Federer looked into ways to play either Olympics or US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da783ba27a3f4ce8b656c77ebd688029Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:11:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Maybe Roger Federer could play the Olympics and skip the U.S. Open. Or sit out the Rio Games and make it to New York.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da783ba27a3f4ce8b656c77ebd688029Mississippi Islamic State recruit gets 8 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0d5e2051e6d4a32a194c34463492c95Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:37:34 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria with his fiancee to join the Islamic State group has been sentenced to eight years in prison on federal terrorism charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0d5e2051e6d4a32a194c34463492c95ACT scores show many grads not ready for college-level workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e58acf0d7aac4da2bf396c541624bef7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:37:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e58acf0d7aac4da2bf396c541624bef7Sour letter from Bonnie and Clyde to ex-ally up for auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b2b9c73b5c54dea846f0dceac50f46eWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:24:24 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Bonnie and Clyde made it quite clear how they felt about a former member of their gang in a letter they sent to him as he sat in the Dallas County Jail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b2b9c73b5c54dea846f0dceac50f46eYellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d5823faa4a64457b11e07ea4cd1860eWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:30:41 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d5823faa4a64457b11e07ea4cd1860eScientific dig in weird Wyoming cave yields ice age insightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c58a25b7db8c423d9aa342ea519409a9Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:34:57 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Paleontologists digging at the bottom of a strange cave in northern Wyoming say they have uncovered a trove of animal bones from the last ice age this summer and have enough funding to head back at the same underground site next year to continue their search.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c58a25b7db8c423d9aa342ea519409a9The Latest: Erdogan says Syrian rebels take back border townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed2eb9b1f9074c94b0aae276c18b338dWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:27:55 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed2eb9b1f9074c94b0aae276c18b338dJohn Krasinski's love letter to family and movies he adoreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7772b78d9041d687b1e51da7a0300bWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:11:00 GMTWEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — John Krasinski is pretty sure some of his favorite movies wouldn't get made in today's Hollywood. Films like "The Verdict," ''Kramer vs. Kramer," ''Ordinary People" and other small dramas of that ilk seem to be even rarer and rarer in the ever-dwindling slate of studio films. Krasinski feels the absence both as an audience member and an actor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7772b78d9041d687b1e51da7a0300bItalian firefighter chief: 8-year-old girl is pulled out alive from earthquake rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a162ecce889400eb5316b25943b8e22Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:33:32 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italian firefighter chief: 8-year-old girl is pulled out alive from earthquake rubble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a162ecce889400eb5316b25943b8e22The Latest: Trump again urges minorities to vote for himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bd2bbf6db44c2582608dacfd48ffa2Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:40:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bd2bbf6db44c2582608dacfd48ffa2Couple sought in killing of mother, kidnapping her 3 kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58810cd0ebe246cf9118b62e95e111c9Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:03:19 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A couple wanted in connection with a woman's killing and the kidnapping of her three small children from Southern California should be considered armed and dangerous, authorities said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58810cd0ebe246cf9118b62e95e111c9US group to stop interfering with Japanese whalershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e4d5783cef74e6fa72977ad33ebfabaWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:36:36 GMTWOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — The founder of a radical conservation group made famous by the television show "Whale Wars" says a settlement over anti-whaling activities only prevents the group's U.S. organization from interfering with Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e4d5783cef74e6fa72977ad33ebfabaColorado sheriff arrested on sex assault allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/906643721b0d4170b655d3adabda6615Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:10:57 GMTSTERLING, Colo. (AP) — A rural Colorado sheriff is facing sexual assault and misconduct allegations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/906643721b0d4170b655d3adabda6615Tulsa man pleads not guilty in slaying of Lebanese neighborhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c42f097fe4b4a818f02f8fd77df9948Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:23:22 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and hate crime charges in the killing of his Lebanese neighbor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c42f097fe4b4a818f02f8fd77df9948Coal towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from US gov'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74f3249b9b724c0ea6f814540aa92417Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:20:46 GMTHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. communities in eight Appalachian states and Texas that have been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74f3249b9b724c0ea6f814540aa92417American Rogers loses to Larsson at Connecticut Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/731c196c221a40d1ad4a80b4af2287c7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:04:58 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — American Shelby Rogers has lost to Johanna Larsson of Sweden 7-6 (1), 6-4 at the Connecticut Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/731c196c221a40d1ad4a80b4af2287c7Italy earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b0ece74e12412ebc238b173bf39dfaWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:20:10 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the huge number of vacationers in the area for summer's final days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b0ece74e12412ebc238b173bf39dfaSuspect in Oregon killing extradited from Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e583d09676ca4c57a6821314fae3b019Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:23:36 GMTBEND, Ore. (AP) — A community college safety officer charged with the murder of a 23-year-old woman was extradited Wednesday to Oregon from California, where he had been held for a month in connection with other violent crimes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e583d09676ca4c57a6821314fae3b019Trump asked Florida Gov. Scott to appoint attorney to benchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8ae023e6ff4ce785f9358666613d1aWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:25:51 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has bragged about his influence with politicians, urged Gov. Rick Scott to give a judgeship to a Florida attorney whose work appears at odds with Trump's hard-line stance on immigration, newly released emails show.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8ae023e6ff4ce785f9358666613d1aUN chief: Review potential information on Hammarskjold deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ced50680a4b40c6aeb634a4887936b8Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:32:16 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for a review of potential new information, including from South Africa, on the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ced50680a4b40c6aeb634a4887936b8Washington Monument could close for up to 9 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d36ea9ef7c2c444e9f774c0c1d7cb69eWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:13:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress says the Washington Monument elevator needs a major renovation that will likely require the monument to be closed for up to nine months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d36ea9ef7c2c444e9f774c0c1d7cb69eThe Latest: Obama salutes quick action by quake respondershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a87f033d2ebf4c8abb6ec3a6eaef9cdeWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:29:43 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a87f033d2ebf4c8abb6ec3a6eaef9cdeOhio man accused of killing officer indicted on US chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f1927617d8a4b6caac2450fc1b2305bWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:09:49 GMTLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Ohio man accused of killing a southern New Mexico police officer has been named in a five-count federal indictment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f1927617d8a4b6caac2450fc1b2305bThe Latest: 8-year-old pulled out alive from quake rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7160c36a7e0d4deb9e0910e9f82081e5Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:38:54 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7160c36a7e0d4deb9e0910e9f82081e5AP EXPLAINS: How Colombia conflict developed over decadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e76f82a6a34217ae1365c4e542a004Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:12:05 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As Colombia's government and leftist rebels in Havana put the final touches on a historic peace deal, The Associated Press explains how the conflict began and developed over the decades, eventually culminating in a plan to end the half-century guerrilla conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e76f82a6a34217ae1365c4e542a004Underwater expedition off California reveals sunken warshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a30d57cc80454ea78a2b471fedec0dWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:21:19 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in atomic tests in the Pacific.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6a30d57cc80454ea78a2b471fedec0dKerry in Saudi Arabia for meetings on Yemen war impassehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fa7a1f993c344f8bbc52aed183e8fecWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:41:12 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Saudi Arabia for meetings with the kingdom's senior royals and talks on Yemen's stalled peace process.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fa7a1f993c344f8bbc52aed183e8fecJames Hinchcliffe has 11-week lead in IndyCar race at Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61da230bc1c846bb9abca7c3fed77faaWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:31:06 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — James Hinchcliffe has been leading the IndyCar race at Texas for such a long time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61da230bc1c846bb9abca7c3fed77faaPandora to release weekly show with Roots drummer Questlovehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71cbcf5d8fad4f51b29ef75254ecd4d9Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:19:36 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Roots drummer Questlove is starting a new three-hour weekly show on the streaming music service Pandora that will feature music, interviews and conversations from the Grammy-winning musician.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71cbcf5d8fad4f51b29ef75254ecd4d9Texas college students rally against gun law with sex toyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41b9b5914f44ef989b8a2842237798fWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:32:17 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41b9b5914f44ef989b8a2842237798fTurkey makes first major foray into Syria with assault on IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfe5c0246a324dbaa1b214a1a7d1901aWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:17:41 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday launched its first major ground assault into Syria since the country's civil war began, sending in tanks and special forces backed by U.S. airstrikes to help Syrian rebels retake a border town from Islamic State militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfe5c0246a324dbaa1b214a1a7d1901aCrews battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8664be58b4f4bc6ac9e2ae741f407a1Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:21:31 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, and firefighters are making initial attacks on another 112 new fires trying to prevent them from getting big.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8664be58b4f4bc6ac9e2ae741f407a1With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e8007e833c43709af4cedb8a4b9c1fWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:06:32 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers have withdrawn their contract offer to first-round draft pick Joey Bosa and will restructure a new deal that takes into account his absence from the team.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e8007e833c43709af4cedb8a4b9c1fMississippi man who sought to join Islamic State sentenced to 8 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b61ef1ad4f242f386c8272672a3798dWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:32:29 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi man who sought to join Islamic State sentenced to 8 years in prison .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b61ef1ad4f242f386c8272672a3798dDocuments: Soviets worried about detente after Nixon quithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adb27e3a41174111a633a41c0ec12cf7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:27:29 GMTYORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Overseas reaction to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974 was mixed: The Soviets expressed worry about the future of detente. North Korea reacted brashly, calling Nixon's exit the "falling out" of the "wicked boss" of American imperialists. South Vietnam put its forces on high alert because it feared the North Vietnamese would take advantage of the vulnerable U.S. political situation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adb27e3a41174111a633a41c0ec12cf7Volatile mix in Syria war puts new strain on US strategyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceb1498d6e064459ae761b296ecf20afWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:17:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama administration's strategy of partnering with a hodgepodge of local fighters against the Islamic State group without getting pulled deeper into Syria's civil war or rupturing relations with Turkey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceb1498d6e064459ae761b296ecf20afThe Latest: Sanders says he'll campaign for Clinton, Demshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4086f0cf1e347b1b9b99da144fe1b27Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:31:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4086f0cf1e347b1b9b99da144fe1b27Palestinian detainee ends 71-day hunger strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637bbb35a5c74ff487a40165164428ecWed, 24 Aug 2016 18:21:07 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A lawyer for a Palestinian detainee on a hunger strike for over two months says he has ended his fast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637bbb35a5c74ff487a40165164428ecThe Latest: A flap over idea to smooth way for 'Cajun Navy'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d4ce34fcdae4612b151a95af53732c1Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:35:30 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d4ce34fcdae4612b151a95af53732c1Israel clears forces in several deadly 2014 Gaza war caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c398d0edcd4efb949240f55b6297fdWed, 24 Aug 2016 19:08:05 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military has cleared its forces of wrongdoing in three deadly incidents of the 2014 Gaza war— including an airstrike that killed 15 members of a single family.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c398d0edcd4efb949240f55b6297fdThe Latest: HUD Secretary Julian Castro to visit Louisianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/922eef7c0b7f41e99d4bf890b45cb8d3Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:09:29 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/922eef7c0b7f41e99d4bf890b45cb8d3