FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Aug 2016 13:17:48 -07:00Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year, 25 Aug 2016 19:56:51 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful painkiller fentanyl again rose sharply and pushed the total overdose fatalities to a record high, the state reported Thursday. starts car research and review site, 25 Aug 2016 19:24:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is starting a site offering research, reviews and other information on new and used cars. nuns found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclear, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:16 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Catholic nuns were found slain in a Mississippi home where they lived when the women, both nurse practitioners, didn't report to work at a nearby hospital, authorities said Thursday. Latest: Republican governor calls Khan a 'con artist', 25 Aug 2016 20:05:31 GMTNORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — The Latest on comments by Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage (all times local): warship fires warning shots at Iranian boats, 25 Aug 2016 19:27:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say a U.S. Navy ship has fired three warning shots toward an Iranian boat that was approaching another American ship head on in the North Arabian Gulf. Vet's Purple Heart lies cost government $752,000, 25 Aug 2016 20:03:50 GMTTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Federal prosecutors now say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq war cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000 — about three times what investigators cited when they first charged him with fraud in 2014. Wood shop teacher made up story about attack, 25 Aug 2016 19:52:20 GMTBOTHELL, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Seattle-area high school shop teacher who claimed he was attacked and choked by an unknown assailant now admits he made up the story and staged the crime scene. Latest: Clinton praises Colombia peace deal, 25 Aug 2016 19:53:11 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local): jury deliberating on whether GM switch caused crash, 25 Aug 2016 20:06:38 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — An attorney on Thursday asked a jury to award a Texas family more than $14.5 million for a 2011 fatal accident that they allege was caused by a faulty ignition switch that has been part of a massive recall by General Motors Co. lawyers seek overturn on burkini bans; verdict Friday, 25 Aug 2016 19:41:23 GMTPARIS (AP) — Human rights groups challenged the legality of municipal bans on full-body burkini swimsuits before France's highest administrative court Thursday, a practice that one lawyer fiercely denounced as reflecting "a reflex of fear."! Beer-testing lab helps students learn chemistry, 25 Aug 2016 20:07:18 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine professor is hoping to brew interest in her chemistry class by keeping the topic on beer. Latest: Friends recall slain New Mexico girl as friendly, 25 Aug 2016 19:32:49 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local): finish cleanup of massive fish kill at Jersey Shore, 25 Aug 2016 19:49:04 GMTKEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) — Crews have finished removing more than a million dead fish that recently appeared in the creeks and waterways near a northern New Jersey shore town. A band with a fresh sound emerges from Asheville, 25 Aug 2016 19:56:14 GMTRiver Whyless, "We All the Light" (Roll Call Records) pleads guilty in beating of driver after chase, 25 Aug 2016 19:54:30 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A former New Hampshire state trooper caught on video beating a man who led officers on a two-state car chase was given a deferred jail sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to three simple assault charges. line company: Woman who fell had unhooked safety gear, 25 Aug 2016 19:22:00 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A woman who fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform had disconnected herself from the safety system, the attraction's operator said Thursday.'s president rushing vote on deal with rebels, 25 Aug 2016 19:19:47 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president is moving quickly to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of bloody conflict with leftist rebels, delivering the final text of the deal to congress on Thursday and declaring a definitive cease-fire with the guerrillas. complaint details brutal slaying of New Mexico girl, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:28 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On the day a girl was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead in her family's apartment by Albuquerque police officers, her dismembered remains wrapped in a burning blanket. Latest: Russian convicted of hacking into US businesses, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:04 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the case of a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses (all times local): rejects doctors' lawsuit against Quackwatch website, 25 Aug 2016 19:40:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit that two pioneers in the anti-aging movement brought against a Quackwatch website., Laird share early lead at Barclays, 25 Aug 2016 20:04:14 GMTFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed didn't break anything Thursday except par. meets with minority leaders ahead of Clinton speech, 25 Aug 2016 19:19:52 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump confronted head-on allegations that he is racist on Thursday, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them. lower, livestock lower, 25 Aug 2016 19:32:49 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. company fights to seal documents about strip searches, 25 Aug 2016 19:53:40 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America is trying to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claim female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating. Latest: Clinton says Trump spreads hateful messages, 25 Aug 2016 19:36:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Tech banned from taking new students with federal aid, 25 Aug 2016 20:06:13 GMTThe U.S. Department of Education is banning the for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid. Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hike, 25 Aug 2016 19:25:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment. gives $200K to help families amid lead contamination, 25 Aug 2016 19:23:18 GMTEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The state of Indiana is providing $200,000 to the city of East Chicago to help families living at a public housing complex where soil is tainted with elevated levels of lead and arsenic. stadium backers down to 2 top sites for Raiders, 25 Aug 2016 20:06:00 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Backers of a proposed NFL stadium said they've whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will soon be home to the Raiders. men in Nevada standoff case plead guilty in federal court, 25 Aug 2016 19:52:02 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty in Las Vegas to federal charges in an armed confrontation with U.S. officials over grazing rights near cattleman Cliven Bundy's ranch. of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law, 25 Aug 2016 19:32:16 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access. Latest: Mom, boyfriend held on $1M bond in girl's death, 25 Aug 2016 20:03:56 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local): Service agent who protected LBJ dies in Texas, 25 Aug 2016 19:58:56 GMTFREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — Jim Hardin, a Secret Service agent who protected President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family during and after their White House years, has died in Texas. He was 80. Latest: Chelsea Clinton to remain on foundation board, 25 Aug 2016 19:56:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Latest: Clinton pushes back on health rumors, 25 Aug 2016 19:42:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): sees flooded subdivision, SW city saved by sandbag wall, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:28 GMTLAKE ARTHUR, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards flew across south Louisiana Thursday, surveying flood damage from a helicopter and talking with people in a city that flooded and in one where a heroic effort by volunteers and others held floodwaters back. sue over Pennsylvania House's opening prayers, 25 Aug 2016 19:35:13 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A group of people who don't believe in God filed a federal lawsuit Thursday that seeks to change how prayers are handled before sessions of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Latest: Venice film fest cancels gala dinner after quake, 25 Aug 2016 19:32:05 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): Security investigating Leslie Jones website hack, 25 Aug 2016 19:30:31 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday it is investigating the hack of Leslie Jones' website that revealed several private details of the actress-comedian's life. Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument, 25 Aug 2016 19:39:16 GMTThe National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem in Washington, D.C., a naturalization ceremony on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and an outdoor concert at Yellowstone National Park. Latest: Turkish artillery strikes Syrian Kurdish militia, 25 Aug 2016 20:04:48 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local): asking if police will be charged in sex scandal, 25 Aug 2016 19:47:14 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Activists and relatives of a teenage woman at the center of a San Francisco Bay Area police sex scandal say they want to know if any of the more than two dozen law enforcement officials implicated earlier this year will face criminal charges. UN Weapons Proliferation story, 25 Aug 2016 19:26:38 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — UNITED NATIONS — In an Aug. 23 story about the threat of terrorist groups obtaining weapons of mass destruction, The Associated Press reported incorrectly that Interpol had seized an Islamic State group laptop in 2014 in Syria owned by a Tunisian chemistry and physics student that contained information on developing biological weapons. The laptop was not seized by Interpol, but by another rebel group, Interpol says. immediate Iowa vote on pipeline; 300 protest up north, 25 Aug 2016 20:05:02 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board declined Thursday to say whether they'd halt construction of an oil pipeline beyond this week on the properties of 14 landowners. Latest: Pipeline work hasn't resumed in North Dakota, 25 Aug 2016 19:37:06 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the status of the construction oil pipeline owned by a Texas-based company (all times local): rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism, 25 Aug 2016 19:29:33 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump confronted head-on allegations that he is racist on Thursday, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them. 3 dead, 1 hurt in Toronto, crossbow found nearby, 25 Aug 2016 19:25:37 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say three people are dead in what they are calling a homicide that may have involved a crossbow. strikes out Ortiz to end it, Rays hold off Red Sox, 25 Aug 2016 20:03:10 GMTST .PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Enny Romero earned his first major league save, relieving with two outs in the ninth inning and fanning Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-1 win Wednesday and a four-game split with the Red Sox. NewsAlert, 25 Aug 2016 19:25:23 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say 2 Catholic nuns have been found slain in a Mississippi home; motive unclear., Matthews, Peppers talk PEDs with NFL investigators, 25 Aug 2016 19:50:54 GMTPittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers defensive players Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers met this week with NFL investigators looking into allegations linking them to performance-enhancing drugs, the players' union said Thursday.