FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Aug 2017 15:39:14 -07:00Feds review annual whaling quotas for Alaska Native hunters, 22 Aug 2017 21:10:30 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal officials are reviewing annual quotas for 11 Alaska Native villages whose subsistence hunters are authorized to harvest bowhead whales. Carolina county commissioner calls slaves 'workers', 22 Aug 2017 22:25:53 GMTGRAHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina county commissioner referred to slaves as "workers" during a discussion on removing a Confederate statue. says European leaders support truce in east Ukraine, 22 Aug 2017 21:47:50 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France have spoken in support of a new attempt to secure a lasting cease-fire for eastern Ukraine. shot gets ugly: Mnuchin wife touts style, slams critic, 22 Aug 2017 21:53:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It was a glam shot that got ugly. E or not to E _ USC didn't in spelling Shakespeare's name, 22 Aug 2017 22:17:18 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Visitors to the University of Southern California might well be muttering, "What fools these mortals be" as they stroll past a statue of the legendary queen of Troy and notice William Shakespeare's name seemingly misspelled at its base. dead after personal watercraft crashes near Miami beach, 22 Aug 2017 21:10:55 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Two tourists are dead after their personal watercraft crashed into a bridge in a Florida bay near Miami Beach. Latest: Judge seeks quick trial for deported Mexican man, 22 Aug 2017 22:35:15 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a Mexican man who was shielded from being deported from the U.S. and claims he was wrongly expelled from the country (all times local): major US stock market indexes fared Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 20:51:06 GMTStocks around the world jumped on Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 had its fourth-biggest gain of the year, as markets put a shaky last couple of weeks further behind them. says no comment on political cartoon as 'white male', 22 Aug 2017 20:59:11 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is sidestepping comment on a political cartoon critics have called racist, saying he doesn't have anything to add to the discussion "as a white male." Latest: Minnesota mom of slain girl says family grieving, 22 Aug 2017 22:02:40 GMTTHEODOSIA, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found in rural Missouri (all times local): goes to 11: Florida lab sets new magnet strength record, 22 Aug 2017 21:55:36 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Engineers at a lab in Florida have been working quietly for the last two and a half years on building the most powerful magnet in the world. Day laborers have 1st Amendment right to solicit jobs, 22 Aug 2017 21:43:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says day laborers in a Long Island town have a First Amendment right to solicit passing drivers for jobs. pollution permits sell at highest price ever, 22 Aug 2017 22:34:30 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California raised more than $640 million this month auctioning off permits for businesses to emit greenhouse gases as part of a program aimed at fighting climate change, according to state data released Tuesday. State dismisses 2 players, suspends 3 for misconduct, 22 Aug 2017 21:27:49 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren has dismissed two players from the team and suspended three others for violating athletics department and team rules pertaining to marijuana and alcohol. letters filed in support of prof charged in Chicago death, 22 Aug 2017 21:00:43 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 colleagues and friends of a former Northwestern University professor charged in the brutal stabbing death of a 26-year-old man wrote letters supporting him both as a friend and a scientist whose research included academic work on the bacteria that cause plague. officials say county should handle judge's recall, 22 Aug 2017 22:10:14 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's secretary of state said in a court filing Tuesday it supports campaign officials' position that the recall of a judge for his handling of a sexual assault case should be handled by county and not state elections officials., pizzas and now spaghetti sauce cover Arkansas roads, 22 Aug 2017 21:38:37 GMTCAMDEN, Ark. (AP) — It's a smorgasbord on Arkansas highways, with the third food spill in as many weeks. knocked off Confederate soldier statue in Ohio cemetery, 22 Aug 2017 20:54:40 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a Confederate soldier statue at a cemetery in Ohio has been damaged by vandals who took its head., dogs, stop! Nine Florida K-9 officers caught speeding, 22 Aug 2017 22:09:37 GMTLAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Nine Florida police officers have been suspended after driving at very high speeds during a trip to a police dog competition. No online oil, gas pipeline map after fatal blast, 22 Aug 2017 20:59:47 GMTDENVER (AP) — Colorado will not offer an online map of oil and gas pipelines in the wake of a fatal house explosion blamed on a gas leak, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Tuesday, citing concerns about security and theft. computer programmer gets 25 years for lottery scam, 22 Aug 2017 21:49:37 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former lottery computer programmer who admitted to rigging computers to enable him to pick winning numbers and cheat four states out of $2.2 million in several lottery games over six years was sentenced to up to 25 years in prison in Iowa on Tuesday. isn't expected to pardon Joe Arpaio on Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 22:00:30 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't expected to take action Tuesday on a possible pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case. woman charged with killing autistic daughter, 22 Aug 2017 22:20:38 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved back from Minnesota, where she was raised. Latest: Utility sale could leave taxpayers with $4B bill, 22 Aug 2017 22:29:45 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on two utilities' decision to abandon construction on a nuclear project in South Carolina (all times local): football: Patriots gave Trump a Super Bowl ring, 22 Aug 2017 21:39:19 GMTBOSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a Super Bowl championship ring — just like Vladimir Putin. cuts, delays $300 million in aid to Egypt, citing rights, 22 Aug 2017 21:31:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut nearly $100 million in military and economic aid to Egypt and delayed almost $200 million more in military financing to Egypt, pending human rights improvements and action to ease harsh restrictions on civic and other non-governmental groups. The moves underscore the administration's delicate diplomacy with Egypt, which has been widely criticized for its rights record and yet is a staunch counterterrorism partner. Latest: Virginia hotel removes portrait of Gen. Lee, 22 Aug 2017 21:51:27 GMTThe Latest on efforts to remove Confederate monuments and the nationwide fallout from a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): tropical storm could re-emerge, threaten Texas coast, 22 Aug 2017 20:50:50 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Forecasters say resurgent remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey could threaten Texas late this week. aides assure legislators Foxconn will change economy, 22 Aug 2017 21:24:29 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker's top aides offered legislators another round of assurances Tuesday that a Foxconn Technology Group plant in southeastern Wisconsin would transform the state's economy but promised the company would lose out on state incentives if it doesn't deliver. theft suspect arrested after stopping to watch eclipse, 22 Aug 2017 21:02:02 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say an auto theft suspect who wanted to watch the moon blot out the sun instead has a blot on his record. eye immigration status of children found at sect, 22 Aug 2017 22:14:19 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities investigating a paramilitary Christian sect for child sexual abuse say they looking into whether the New Mexico group brought children into the country illegally. Former group members say leaders kept them and the children living at sect's compound in "slavery." Latest: Trump greets Marines in 106-degree Yuma, 22 Aug 2017 22:08:47 GMTYUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Arizona (all times PDT): Officer kills man who was waving gun around, 22 Aug 2017 22:10:38 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer fatally shot a man who authorities say was waving a gun around in a backyard. Latest: White House says no Arpaio pardon planned, 22 Aug 2017 21:26:45 GMTYUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Arizona (all times PDT):, Missouri storms lead to water rescues, 1 death, 22 Aug 2017 21:02:56 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities blamed flash-flooding Tuesday for the death of a man whose car was swept away by a torrent linked to thunderstorms that pummeled portions of Kansas and Missouri, prompting numerous rescues of stranded motorists and others who scrambled to safety atop a roof and tree. of 4 suspects in Spain attacks held without bail; 1 freed, 22 Aug 2017 21:46:02 GMTMADRID (AP) — A judge ordered two of the four surviving suspects in the extremist attacks in Spain held without bail, another detained for 72 more hours and one freed with restrictions Tuesday after the men appeared in court to answer questions about the events that killed 15 people. returns to immigration issue with Arizona visit, rally, 22 Aug 2017 21:31:03 GMTYUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Fresh off a speech on Afghanistan that moved him in a different direction from many of his core voters, President Donald Trump is highlighting his pledge to combat illegal immigration by visiting a Marine Corps base along the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and inspecting a Predator drone used to patrol the region. In 'Crown Heights' a wrongful conviction in Brooklyn, 22 Aug 2017 21:53:28 GMTMatt Ruskin's "Crown Heights" takes its name from the Brooklyn neighborhood, but its story is both more pointedly individual and more broadly national than that suggests. man charged in crash that killed mother, 3 sons, 22 Aug 2017 20:54:23 GMTJOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man who killed a pregnant woman and her three children last month when he crashed his pickup truck into their vehicle has been arrested and charged with felony reckless homicide, authorities announced Tuesday. 1 yields several jurors for trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, 22 Aug 2017 22:34:35 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jury selection in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez concluded Tuesday with several panelists seated after the first day of questioning by attorneys. of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash, 22 Aug 2017 21:17:18 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Sailors with ties to Michigan and Illinois are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia. Village Voice stops print edition, goes digital only, 22 Aug 2017 22:24:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Village Voice, the alternative weekly newspaper that has been a mainstay on the city's street corners for decades, is going digital only and will no longer appear in print. firefighters injured when truck hits gas can, burns, 22 Aug 2017 21:08:21 GMTARIMO, Idaho (AP) — A firetruck ran over a gas can and caught fire, sending two Idaho firefighters to a hospital with serious burns as they fought a wildfire threatening homes, authorities said Tuesday., ex-CEO are latest snared in Brazil graft probe, 22 Aug 2017 21:50:51 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday approved a corruption probe targeting former President Fernando Collor de Mello and filed charges against the ex-CEO of state oil company Petrobras, both signs that a mammoth graft probe roiling the country is far from over. governor touts Foxconn plant at Wisconsin hospital, 22 Aug 2017 20:51:53 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker's top aides offered legislators another round of assurances Tuesday that a Foxconn Technology Group plant in southeastern Wisconsin would transform the state's economy but promised the company would lose out on state incentives if it doesn't deliver. defends info request related to Inauguration Day protest, 22 Aug 2017 21:51:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is defending its request for information about an anti-Trump website that prosecutors allege was behind destructive Inauguration Day protests. place Miller on DL, ask NBA's Cavaliers for help, 22 Aug 2017 21:49:55 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have asked their next-door neighbors for some help in treating Andrew Miller's sore knee. Latest: Founder of firm tied to Trump dossier speaks, 22 Aug 2017 21:20:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign (all times EDT):, Marshall being listed as day to day by Giants, 22 Aug 2017 21:47:56 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants apparently can breathe a little easier. Meehan, Tony-winning story writer of 'Annie,' dies, 22 Aug 2017 22:09:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Three-time Tony Award-winning book writer Thomas Meehan, best known for transforming the Little Orphan Annie cartoon strip into the smash Broadway musical "Annie," has died at age 88.