FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Feb 2017 13:00:12 -08:00United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare, 21 Feb 2017 20:49:00 GMTDALLAS (AP) — American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. mostly lower, livestock higher, 21 Feb 2017 20:35:27 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. prosecutors accuse NC man of making online threats, 21 Feb 2017 20:41:09 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have accused a North Carolina man of posting threats against non-Muslims online. rescued from swollen creek as storms pummel California, 21 Feb 2017 20:14:44 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fire crews rescued residents from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday after earlier saving five people who were stranded by flooding at a homeless encampment along a creek in the city. Becoming a US citizen _ who can do it, and how?, 21 Feb 2017 20:45:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates say they've seen a huge spike in calls and questions about how people can become U.S. citizens since President Trump's executive orders on immigration and travel. on me: International NBA players supporting each other, 21 Feb 2017 19:32:54 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Boris Diaw arrived at his favorite Salt Lake City coffeehouse expecting to meet fellow Frenchman Rudy Gobert, and just smirked when told Gobert was running late.' Martin tells of threats in Cuban smuggling trial, 21 Feb 2017 20:29:37 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Seattle Mariners outfielder Leonys Martin told a Miami jury Tuesday he crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without any valid papers because he feared being kidnapped or worse after he was smuggled from Cuba by a group linked to a sports agent and a baseball trainer. funeral held for 20 Haitians who died in dismal prison, 21 Feb 2017 20:15:12 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Relatives wailed in grief or stared stoically as flowers were placed on 20 caskets at a mass funeral for the latest group of inmates who died miserably in Haiti's largest prison, most without ever having been convicted of any crime. immigrants must answer to become citizens, 21 Feb 2017 20:00:42 GMTImmigrants who want to become citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. museum to showcase Cub-Cardinals rivalry, 21 Feb 2017 19:37:44 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The historic and longtime rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals will be the subject of an exhibit at Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum starting next month. Trump travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalize, 21 Feb 2017 19:39:14 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrants have been rushing to prepare their applications to become U.S. citizens since Donald Trump was elected president. Biden named board chair of aid group Save the Children, 21 Feb 2017 20:04:36 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dr. Jill Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, has been named board chair of Save the Children. Peterson transferred out of Illinois prison system, 21 Feb 2017 20:36:55 GMTMENARD, Ill. (AP) — Former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson has been transferred out of the Illinois prison system and is now listed in a federal Bureau of Prisons database. Latest: Transgender students bathroom guidelines coming, 21 Feb 2017 19:55:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): Yiannopoulos resigns as editor of Breitbart Tech, 21 Feb 2017 20:17:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned as editor of Breitbart Tech after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and older men. look at naturalizations in the US, by the numbers, 21 Feb 2017 20:43:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 1 million people applied to become U.S. citizens the fiscal year through September 2016. Advocates say interest in naturalization jumped again after President Trump issued executive orders that legal immigrants fear could affect their standing in the country. Court seems split in case of boy's death near border, 21 Feb 2017 20:37:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Examining a tragic shooting death on the U.S. border with Mexico, a divided Supreme Court on Tuesday puzzled over the rights of foreigners to sue in American courts. shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM Kupchak fired, 21 Feb 2017 19:51:43 GMTMagic Johnson is leading the Los Angeles Lakers again after a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office. Carolina Dems want US high court to drop voting law review, 21 Feb 2017 19:36:37 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's new Democratic governor and attorney general say they are ending state efforts to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a GOP-backed voter ID law that was struck down by a lower court, but Republican lawmakers say they will continue pushing for the high court's review. governor gets resignation letter _ from husband, 21 Feb 2017 19:45:06 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's lieutenant governor has received a letter of resignation — from her husband. hunger sends food stocks higher; US indexes at records, 21 Feb 2017 20:03:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday as investors come back from a long weekend hungry for deals. While Kraft Heinz and Unilever couldn't complete a proposed $143 billion mega-merger, food and household goods makers are rising as investors think other deals are coming. Chicken chain Popeyes is jumping after it agreed to be bought by Restaurant Brands, which owns Burger King. Energy companies are also climbing. Black cop told to style hair like white officer's, 21 Feb 2017 20:15:03 GMTHILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer has sued her department, saying she endured years of racial and gender discrimination that included supervisors telling her to style her hair like a white officer's.' Joey Porter fined $300 over dispute at bar, 21 Feb 2017 19:55:06 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter has been fined $300 after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation, 21 Feb 2017 19:46:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released Tuesday. pick as security adviser is nod toward pragmatism, 21 Feb 2017 20:26:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice of an outspoken but non-political Army general as national security adviser is a nod to pragmatism, but Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will serve a commander in chief with unorthodox ideas about foreign policy and an inner circle of advisers determined to implement them. targets many more immigrants for possible deportation, 21 Feb 2017 19:44:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Many more people living in the United States illegally could face rapid deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under the Trump administration's sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday. of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri, 21 Feb 2017 20:59:07 GMTUNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) — Vandals have damaged or tipped over as many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis, leaving the region's Jewish community shaken and anxious. in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care, 21 Feb 2017 19:43:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says. Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart, 21 Feb 2017 20:46:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and men. vetoes bill cutting abortion clinics' funding, 21 Feb 2017 19:36:56 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that would have restricted funding for Planned Parenthood clinics. to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended, 21 Feb 2017 19:39:01 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a Wednesday deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in North Dakota. that led police chase after slaughterhouse escape dies, 21 Feb 2017 20:14:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A bull that escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through New York City streets has died. district agrees to remove Ten Commandments monument, 21 Feb 2017 20:47:52 GMTNEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district is agreeing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from outside a high school and pay $164,000 in legal fees to settle a federal lawsuit. shock for olive oil buyers after bad Italian harvest, 21 Feb 2017 20:25:20 GMTROME (AP) — From specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, lovers of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much as 20 percent. source: Matt Wieters, Nationals agree, pending physical, 21 Feb 2017 20:06:54 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Free-agent catcher Matt Wieters and the Washington Nationals have an agreement in principle on a $10.5 million contract for 2017, pending a physical, according to a person familiar with the deal. praises new African American museum during first visit, 21 Feb 2017 20:43:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced "bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms" during his first visit to the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History on Tuesday. blasts media over Trump 'onslaught,' metric coverage, 21 Feb 2017 19:29:29 GMTEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee defended Republican President Donald Trump on Tuesday against a tiresome "full onslaught" by the "mainstream media" — and says he can relate to the commander-in-chief's struggles. cow leads police on wild chase in New York City, 21 Feb 2017 19:38:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A cow that apparently escaped from a slaughterhouse has led police on a wild chase through New York City streets. Ecuador's presidential election headed to runoff, 21 Feb 2017 20:46:26 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's nail-biter election is heading to a runoff after results showed ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno falling just shy of the votes needed to clench a first-round victory, officials said Tuesday. comments put focus on Sweden's embrace of immigrants, 21 Feb 2017 20:45:53 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun.' Hechavarria back on stand in Cuban smuggling trial, 21 Feb 2017 20:05:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — It's a second day of testimony for Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria in the trial of a Florida sports agent and a baseball trainer accused of smuggling players out of Cuba. man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack, 21 Feb 2017 20:34:39 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal officials say a Missouri man is charged with helping to plan what he believed would be a terrorist attack in Kansas City. Latest: Trump to meet with Kasich, former rival, critic, 21 Feb 2017 20:02:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): orders R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from ex, 21 Feb 2017 19:51:02 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her. vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it's still a real battle, 21 Feb 2017 20:09:36 GMTMIAMI (AP) — There are 27 games remaining on Cleveland's regular-season schedule, and perhaps only one person over that stretch will be able to stop LeBron James. keeps working to make inroads against Amazon, 21 Feb 2017 20:48:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller. UN, US envoy stresses 'commitment' to European alliances, 21 Feb 2017 20:14:36 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is underlining America's "total commitment" to its European allies, echoing assurances other administration figures have been giving European leaders anxious about President Donald Trump's approach to the continent. Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dies, 21 Feb 2017 20:43:10 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski (skroh-vah-CHEHF'-skee) has died at age 93. Latest: Spicer talks about anti-Muslim groups, terrorism, 21 Feb 2017 20:23:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount, 21 Feb 2017 19:30:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.