FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:21:12 -07:00Louisiana Senate to consider bill to end capital punishmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d2d169ed09431993840049b547c284Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:18:13 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana senators are moving ahead with a bill to end executions in the state, a rare proposal in a Republican-controlled region that tends to favor capital punishment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d2d169ed09431993840049b547c284Milwaukee prosecutors: Video shows inmate's water turned offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfb5feae98c34f76a0b5532190b0ef23Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:15:47 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee prosecutors weighing criminal charges for an inmate's dehydration death said Tuesday that the jail's commander failed to inform police about the existence of surveillance video showing a guard shutting off water to the cell and never turning it back on.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfb5feae98c34f76a0b5532190b0ef239 former US ambassadors urge Congress not to cut UN fundinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d4c16d4e9c94945bf3f4a530b45150cTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:22:05 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nine former U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations are urging Congress to maintain America's leadership at the world body by fully funding its operations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d4c16d4e9c94945bf3f4a530b45150cGOP senator regrets saying guy in tutu 'kind of asks for it'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8f175c05c5043bfbc8585c64ad45aeaTue, 25 Apr 2017 22:50:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator is apologizing for what he calls a poor choice of words after he said a man who wears a tutu to a bar and gets into fights "kind of asks for it."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8f175c05c5043bfbc8585c64ad45aeaRio slum dwellers protest deadly gang, police gunbattleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9328858a35dc48aa8e015b871f49971fTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:18:20 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Hundreds of Brazilians have taken to the streets of the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro to protest gunbattles between police and gangsters that have killed at least four people and wounded six others, including three policemen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9328858a35dc48aa8e015b871f49971fThe Latest: DOJ says it will still enforce immigration lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18fb7f8462ab4efea4e4780091839a22Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:13:55 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge's ruling that blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from sanctuary cities (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18fb7f8462ab4efea4e4780091839a22Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city fundinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d76eb212f0494d9f8e9b71a45f8cc365Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:12:50 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d76eb212f0494d9f8e9b71a45f8cc365Saints, 32-year-old Adrian Peterson agree on 2-year contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6daee8f6e4a4b578f98797f33075616Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:08:01 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Adrian Peterson, the NFL's most productive running back for much of the past decade, has decided to head into the twilight of his career as a potential backup in New Orleans' pass-happy offense.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6daee8f6e4a4b578f98797f33075616Philadelphia Phillies, Miami Marlins postponed due to rainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcf604f784c4f3fb92b85ced46edf01Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:54:31 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies' game against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night was postponed due to rain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcf604f784c4f3fb92b85ced46edf01GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c8892fbf32a440ea905676bb85cfa1aWed, 26 Apr 2017 00:03:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border. The emerging measure would increase the defense budget and eliminate the threat of a government shutdown on Trump's 100th day in office this Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c8892fbf32a440ea905676bb85cfa1aDetective: Durst's wife told neighbor of beating, threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c830f041280949238f693f53be47a91bTue, 25 Apr 2017 22:27:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The missing wife of New York real estate heir Robert Durst once told a neighbor that her husband had beat her and she feared he would kill her, a retired detective testified Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c830f041280949238f693f53be47a91bIdaho: Remains of 2 people found in Oregon Trail badger holehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dccd499cd774b0285bfd27b5e62de18Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:29:13 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A fluke discovery of human bones protruding from a badger hole in southwestern Idaho has investigators trying to determine if they have discovered a double homicide or the disturbed grave of young 19th century pioneers who died going west on the nearby Oregon Trail, authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dccd499cd774b0285bfd27b5e62de18Sabers rattle amid Korean standoff, WH to brief senatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ebf57acd9db4f3eaa816dbf094dae60Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:27:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills and a U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, as the Trump administration prepared an extraordinary White House briefing for senators on the escalating nuclear threat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ebf57acd9db4f3eaa816dbf094dae60The Latest: NASCAR CEO calls Earnhardt a proven leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1803c355fd4da0ab8774dc5b1f5a34Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:17:23 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s announcement that he will retire from racing at the end of the season (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1803c355fd4da0ab8774dc5b1f5a34AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdd092ffa602401f89ae6e3c540b60f8Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:49:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it lost more of its most lucrative wireless customers during the first three months of the year as the country's biggest mobile carriers try to lure customers from each other with offers of unlimited data plans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdd092ffa602401f89ae6e3c540b60f8Carlson leads in ratings in first night post-O'Reillyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9cf57f2f2db48b18a4399a2c1b26441Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:31:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Tucker Carlson moved into Bill O'Reilly's old time slot at Fox News Channel and, on his first night Monday, took over his predecessor's status as the most-watched host in cable news.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9cf57f2f2db48b18a4399a2c1b26441White-power groups banding together, but for how long?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3dafde43568419fa8d1c7b1d5b671fbTue, 25 Apr 2017 22:27:29 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — White extremists, almost by nature, are seldom good at working together.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3dafde43568419fa8d1c7b1d5b671fbSeattle crushes rain record, while rival Portland wet toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1ecdc4dafe94eb2b585911e0081b3c7Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:50:34 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record, and Portland is inching closer to smashing its own record.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1ecdc4dafe94eb2b585911e0081b3c7Pilot, company culture blamed for 2015 fatal Alaska crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e7a4da43745426a8265207e171486e2Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:21:13 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pilot error, an air company's culture and its lack of a formal safety program were behind a fatal crash that killed nine people two years ago on sightseeing flight in Alaska, the National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e7a4da43745426a8265207e171486e2The Latest: No evidence missing boy was at California lakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a999cff911bd410aaf5488170a5a4983Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:36:35 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing 5-year-old boy in Southern California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a999cff911bd410aaf5488170a5a4983Eric Thames bashes his way into Brewers' record bookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3b083ac0c3e4bd7864e14721ec93552Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:59:58 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames is bashing his way into the Milwaukee Brewers' record book.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3b083ac0c3e4bd7864e14721ec93552Opener of Red Sox-Yankees series postponed, makeup July 16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2abe6bef7f49d8a4563c12dc19fdeaTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:47:41 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox will wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the lineup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2abe6bef7f49d8a4563c12dc19fdeaAretha blasts Dionne Warwick but she declines to fire backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94c0b31da98f4dce9a1f18dbeaf04c25Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:15:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Queen of Soul is coming out swinging against fellow legend Dionne Warwick, accusing her of making up a story that she was Whitney Houston's godmother, even though the alleged offense happened five years ago at Houston's funeral.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94c0b31da98f4dce9a1f18dbeaf04c25The Latest: Sanctuary city ruling praised in San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef59f28eec714f549aaa16c1c41e3ad6Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:50:49 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge's ruling that blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from sanctuary cities (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef59f28eec714f549aaa16c1c41e3ad6Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday marked with Grammy exhibithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6942e7055754396b32aed189645fb49Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:54:31 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Museum is putting rare Ella Fitzgerald memorabilia on display for what would have been the singing legend's 100th birthday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6942e7055754396b32aed189645fb49Louisiana Senate to consider bill to end death sentenceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b935ba4ef66841588550eae88381c6abTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:25:13 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana senators are moving ahead with a bill to end executions in the state, a rare proposal in a Republican-controlled region that tends to favor capital punishment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b935ba4ef66841588550eae88381c6abWisconsin dairy farmers face spoiling market, tight deadlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bdb136a985047eda4003719e1f4d2bcTue, 25 Apr 2017 22:32:31 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A handful of Wisconsin dairy farmers whose Canada market evaporated in a trade dispute were weighing offers from new buyers on Tuesday, but others were running out of time before an expiring contract risked putting them out of business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bdb136a985047eda4003719e1f4d2bcAP Explains: What will a Hollywood writers' strike mean?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3c9056bdbf4f62a05ba873869503e0Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:53:59 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as next week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3c9056bdbf4f62a05ba873869503e0Doctor: George HW Bush dealing with chronic bronchitishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a367d7e43b2d468eaf39e0d639d14d03Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:28:14 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A doctor who is treating former President George H.W. Bush says while the nation's 41st president has recovered from pneumonia, he is still dealing with the effects of chronic bronchitis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a367d7e43b2d468eaf39e0d639d14d03Venezuela's chief prosecutor decries violence as deaths risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24475977ca64477b8374f0b5bc4754a7Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:07:30 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Tuesday denounced a wave of unrest that has killed 26 people, vowing to hold all those responsible accountable and calling on both sides of a heated political spectrum to "lower the tone of confrontation."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24475977ca64477b8374f0b5bc4754a7Court removes obstacle to releasing wolves in New Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cad12a31cf754d40b269fa03615af5c6Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:04:13 GMTDENVER (AP) — A federal court on Tuesday removed an obstacle to the U.S. government's plan to release more endangered wolves in New Mexico over the state's objections, but it was not clear whether additional animals would be reintroduced under the Trump administration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cad12a31cf754d40b269fa03615af5c61960s pop artist Marisol's estate is donated to art galleryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc9bb42cdef4789ab2bd85a99c128bfTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:54:38 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The entire estate of 1960s pop artist Marisol has been donated to a New York museum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc9bb42cdef4789ab2bd85a99c128bfThe Latest: Father of missing California boy, 5, releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89febe2177e84c59be0b954a5702bfe5Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:02:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing 5-year-old boy in Southern California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89febe2177e84c59be0b954a5702bfe5MLB: Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy Marlinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc5c4942e4f74867a015e74b62117e8dTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:12:31 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc5c4942e4f74867a015e74b62117e8dDocuments: Teen abused by mom before kidnapping by teacherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b182618a4b194e6cbc570d4ae60bd8c2Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:53:47 GMTCOLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who authorities say was kidnapped by her teacher had endured months of abuse at the hands of her mother, according to court documents, making her particularly vulnerable to an adult predator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b182618a4b194e6cbc570d4ae60bd8c2Toy given to police officer as safety talisman gets to Ohiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb6204c86cf4bd7938db63d1da62845Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:04:56 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him safe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb6204c86cf4bd7938db63d1da62845Atlanta stadium official says new facility ready in 3 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec02f461eaad4784af315f31ad882533Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:20:39 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Workers are racing to complete Atlanta's new $1.5 billion stadium project in the next three months after ongoing roof issues have delayed the facility's opening.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec02f461eaad4784af315f31ad882533Contrasting accounts of Arkansas execution from witnesseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96da6fac5b8b410884899ba2e30dc69cTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:30:59 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As a condemned killer lay on a gurney awaiting lethal injection in Arkansas' death chamber, a federal judge had to decide whether there was sufficient evidence that an inmate executed earlier that evening showed signs that he was suffering while he was put to death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96da6fac5b8b410884899ba2e30dc69cCanadian leader responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9214bff268194c0fa720019e2ca1475eTue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:44 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Tuesday that Canada and the U.S. could suffer a "thickening" border as the Trump administration imposes new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9214bff268194c0fa720019e2ca1475eJunior will leave a big seat to fill in No. 88 next seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5d09e4868cd463fa527cea435e8bc23Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:29:13 GMTJunior's job is up for grabs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5d09e4868cd463fa527cea435e8bc23Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' fundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d222918aa4af467ebfb88242dce2a9edTue, 25 Apr 2017 23:51:41 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d222918aa4af467ebfb88242dce2a9edPolice, indigenous in Brazil clash with tear gas and spearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b836c970a5ac40d0b5760776223ad9a0Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:52:28 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian military police in front of Congress hurled tear gas at thousands of indigenous protesters, who responded by throwing spears and shooting arrows as a peaceful demonstration turned into chaos Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b836c970a5ac40d0b5760776223ad9a0France's Le Pen says the people revolting against the elitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fedb5b791077447393c2466933157e86Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:51:02 GMTPARIS (AP) — Far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen said Tuesday that people are revolting against the elite and predicted that could translate into a "very big surprise" when ballots are cast May 7 in France's final round to choose a new leader — and it will be her.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fedb5b791077447393c2466933157e86The Latest: Friend says victim foretold of harm from Dursthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab540300024047faafe09ccc7cd82121Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:08:32 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on pretrial testimony in the Robert Durst murder case (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab540300024047faafe09ccc7cd82121Australian prime minister looking forward to meeting Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ce9259671545db91136f1fe0241124Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:34:03 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said on Wednesday he is looking forward to meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump next week when they attend Battle of the Coral Sea commemorations in New York more than three months after their heated telephone conversation over an Obama-era refugee deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ce9259671545db91136f1fe0241124Kansas Republican becomes newest member of Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d349a2aa71734d3d92846086cf6a2f92Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:05:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Ron Estes, winner of a closer-than-usual congressional election in Kansas, has been sworn in as the newest member of the House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d349a2aa71734d3d92846086cf6a2f92Arizona man convicted of killing best friend, woman, 4 kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d36a85da4634a10bbe9d9ea9b6cae11Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:55:53 GMTYUMA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona prisoner was convicted Tuesday of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four young children 12 years ago in what prosecutors called a crime motivated by money.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d36a85da4634a10bbe9d9ea9b6cae11Girl whose parents were police officers buys officer's mealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b225be245bf4055b1078c222e31bb84Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:03:46 GMTJAMESBURG, N.J. (AP) — A police department is looking to return the favor after an 8-year-old girl paid for an officer's meal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b225be245bf4055b1078c222e31bb84After inconsistent season, Lundqvist shining in postseasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1315e1073444a83af24debac891e864Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:54:30 GMTGREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — After struggling through a subpar season by his standards, Henrik Lundqvist was at his best when the Rangers needed him in the first round.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1315e1073444a83af24debac891e864Ruling against sanctuary city order lauded in San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e0b7fd26c9140a9a303ae91fd8997b9Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:33:54 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e0b7fd26c9140a9a303ae91fd8997b9