FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:58:32 -07:00NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4808c9ef45441b18a053e82b87be7aeWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:14:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4808c9ef45441b18a053e82b87be7aeApple wants to guide your news consumption with News apphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bfa13d8c10b40bfb03828311f0cd73eWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:10:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Apple wants to be a central part of how you consume news.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bfa13d8c10b40bfb03828311f0cd73eGunmen kill 2 Yemeni Red Cross workers in rebel-held areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853db4d45449436d854505ae9abcead1Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:37:26 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Gunmen shot dead two Yemenis working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday as they were traveling from the northern Saada province to the capital, Sanaa, the group said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853db4d45449436d854505ae9abcead1UN says deal reached on increasing flow of supplies to Yemenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68f612f0c0274da4a5aa5165070c3877Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:30:20 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it has reached agreement with Yemen's government and a Saudi-led military coalition on increasing the flow of badly needed goods like food and fuel to Yemen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68f612f0c0274da4a5aa5165070c3877Pittsburgh man jailed in toddler stepson's fatal shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de0ee733486a432184d390b5d72bbfe6Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:34:25 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A man jailed in the fatal shooting of his 22-month-old stepson gave differing accounts of how the death occurred, police said in court papers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de0ee733486a432184d390b5d72bbfe6Judge denies motion to dismiss charges against 6 police officers in death of black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f557adb9714b46989b51012430b7cdc2Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:39:48 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Judge denies motion to dismiss charges against 6 police officers in death of black man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f557adb9714b46989b51012430b7cdc2Latest on US Open: Madison Keys makes 3rd round for 1st timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a87377641864e759f735091425bf5adWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:37:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a87377641864e759f735091425bf5adCourt: No visitation rights for woman after same-sex divorcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8330678b70884993b2a7aad1e3770ac0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:17:17 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appeals court has ruled that a lesbian woman has no right to visitation or custody of a child whom the woman's former partner gave birth to before the couple married.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8330678b70884993b2a7aad1e3770ac0Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough voteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/101a8dcac56045319d8e8bbbf7fd0866Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:14:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/101a8dcac56045319d8e8bbbf7fd0866Q&A: What are the signs of a 'bear market' for stockshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e64f950f3768412d9047a6e8a71d0d74Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:26:35 GMTThe stock market's sharp downturn in recent weeks has pulled the three major U.S. stock indexes into what is known as a "correction." But when does a market correction effectively end a bull market and usher in a full-blown bear market?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e64f950f3768412d9047a6e8a71d0d74Clooney, Bush and Biden among Stephen Colbert's first guestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2665876c121f4a3fa3299d77b741c81cWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:35:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly nine months after exiting Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert returns Tuesday as host of CBS' "The Late Show," airing nightly at 11:35 p.m. EDT.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2665876c121f4a3fa3299d77b741c81cUS bank earnings rose 7.3 percent in 1st quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5366b5e0d98c4aed98818bc6a3eaac39Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:09:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5366b5e0d98c4aed98818bc6a3eaac39Tennessee police officer 'justified' in overpass shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9100a45053f48cfa595348f7b013ef1Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:24:19 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report has cleared an officer of wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man who pulled out a pellet gun that the officer says he mistook for a handgun.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9100a45053f48cfa595348f7b013ef1Zoo still closed, about 3,000 powerless after Phoenix stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/232643090ab84e508a760f05f7cd0531Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:44:08 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A few thousand people still don't have electricity and the Phoenix Zoo is closed for a second day after a monsoon storm knocked down power poles and trees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/232643090ab84e508a760f05f7cd0531AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/094686eaa49a44e0978e6df2b081d51aWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:36:41 GMTDENVER (AP) — More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes had told his psychiatrist that he wanted to kill people to make up for his failure in science.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/094686eaa49a44e0978e6df2b081d51aOldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf33370cd6224351ac4e6dc5c56e0a90Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:43:54 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf33370cd6224351ac4e6dc5c56e0a90Religion news in briefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ad8d573974411ea20546072bad90d6Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:10:20 GMTFederal hearing set in clerk's marriage casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ad8d573974411ea20546072bad90d6US Rep. Michael McCaul writing book on homeland securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c947deccd875468fb8b1ad65a8df0c35Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:42:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c947deccd875468fb8b1ad65a8df0c35Ohio reviewing high school team's use of tiger cub mascothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9702698cdc08419788546013302bef11Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:25:25 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The tiger cub being used to continue a high school football team's live-mascot tradition this season stays at an out-of-state facility, meaning it doesn't quite fit under the exemption created for it when Ohio tightened rules on possession of dangerous animals, the state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9702698cdc08419788546013302bef11Anti-government protests resume in Burundihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fc6c0773e14e5094ded0b3b38e7c9bWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:05:16 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Anti-government protesters have resumed in some neighborhoods in Burundi's capital after residents accused the police of harassment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fc6c0773e14e5094ded0b3b38e7c9bSouth Carolina officer fired, accused in off-duty shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19841739c06f4605b364cf9772a01660Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:34:18 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina police officer has been fired after officials say he was involved in an off-duty shooting incident.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19841739c06f4605b364cf9772a01660The Latest: Broader hunt for suspects in officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45d51f93c4a4402e859e145689f85af4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:13:05 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45d51f93c4a4402e859e145689f85af4Tired of thefts, man buys gun and shoots burglar hours laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c724823d735e4d3eb376c255178cdfb9Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:26:43 GMTROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — After five burglaries in six years, a retired Maine lobsterman bought a gun to defend himself and ended up shooting an intruder hours later.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c724823d735e4d3eb376c255178cdfb9Attorney: Officer's takedown unfortunate, but not criminalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42a04dc453c84c30bfddd332374a61b6Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:39:22 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a police officer accused of excessive force when he took down an Indian man say the encounter was an unfortunate escalation of tactics, but not criminal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42a04dc453c84c30bfddd332374a61b6House Judiciary panel sets first Planned Parenthood hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b6461a077254d06b51e3e2302d0c7a4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:20:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will hold Congress' first hearing on the Planned Parenthood videos next Wednesday. And the title they're using leaves little doubt about where majority Republicans stand on the issue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b6461a077254d06b51e3e2302d0c7a4Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be762f52683d4823b3395cf42372fd4eWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:47:58 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers facing criminal charges in connection with the death of a black man seriously injured in their custody. He also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be762f52683d4823b3395cf42372fd4eThe Latest: Judge refuses to drop charges in Baltimorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/496990562c4d4161bb0c473e7183cee8Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:16:07 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spine injury in custody (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/496990562c4d4161bb0c473e7183cee8Hunt for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death widenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b546d4422c3a43d8ba0c23999a75e607Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:30:43 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officials broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects in the fatal shooting of a popular veteran police officer in a small northern Illinois community after a methodical house-to-house search turned up nothing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b546d4422c3a43d8ba0c23999a75e607The Latest: Brothers file lawsuit, say civil rights violatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8456322a37f34e18bbea72afc637e7ddWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:19:50 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest on two brothers wrongly convicted in North Carolina three decades ago in the killing of an 11-year-old girl (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8456322a37f34e18bbea72afc637e7ddFamily of teen killed by police petitions state's high courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71fffeff38704bf9972b0daec0abd605Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:15:09 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a South Carolina teen killed by police during an apparent drug bust wants the state's highest court to get involved in the case and remove the local prosecutor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71fffeff38704bf9972b0daec0abd605Chair built for Pope Francis for his Mass in NYC is unveiledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2780f37962d41bbb49460963e6f6284Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:46:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Archdiocese of New York has unveiled the large wooden armchair that's been built for Pope Francis when he celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2780f37962d41bbb49460963e6f6284Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her namehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/719d3beda9cd4548972eb7d316505ba8Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:04:42 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/719d3beda9cd4548972eb7d316505ba8The Latest: Exonerated man says clearing name most importanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d45b556ad1f48e99c6dd7d0ededb194Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:00:57 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest on two brothers wrongly convicted in North Carolina three decades ago in the killing of an 11-year-old girl (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d45b556ad1f48e99c6dd7d0ededb194Oklahoma man handed life sentence in machete killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22a79b21185747348466633469b20de1Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:47:42 GMTSTILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A northern Oklahoma man accused of nearly beheading a 19-year-old friend with a machete has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22a79b21185747348466633469b20de1News Corp confirms return of Rebekah Brooks in top rolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3bd6814af4b4e79be01bf0c3453d048Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:18:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — News Corp, Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is returning to the top spot in London more than a year after she was acquitted of charges in a hacking scandal that shocked the U.K.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3bd6814af4b4e79be01bf0c3453d048Lebanese interior minister warns trash crisis protestershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/636736a297174b01bdc6592274d0f52aWed, 02 Sep 2015 15:31:14 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's interior minister warned protesters Wednesday against staging sit-ins or attacks targeting state institutions, saying such actions will no longer be tolerated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/636736a297174b01bdc6592274d0f52aThe Latest: Judge refuses to remove Baltimore prosecutorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/695feb42f6dc48e6a087f650bc42cf40Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:49:59 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/695feb42f6dc48e6a087f650bc42cf40DC official: Woman tried to grab girl from stroller on trainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64c285fc37324a18bb192aa747b28ee6Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:52:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington transit official says a woman tried to grab a 2-year-old girl who was strapped into her stroller while riding a train with her mother, but another passenger tackled her.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64c285fc37324a18bb192aa747b28ee6APNewsBreak: Egg group scrambled over eggless mayo makerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a74f832bf8e462e8caa25108316676dWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:22:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A California company that makes an eggless mayonnaise alternative has the U.S. egg industry scrambling.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a74f832bf8e462e8caa25108316676dFate of 'Angola Three' inmate is argued before appeals courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33da5418208e4d049a69aa01848c69d7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:55:57 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana attorneys asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block the release of longtime inmate Albert Woodfox and allow prosecutors to try him a third time in the 1972 death of a prison guard, but Woodfox's lawyer said a fair trial would be impossible due to the passage of time and the death of critical witnesses..http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33da5418208e4d049a69aa01848c69d7Unmasked, Stephen Colbert debuts Tuesday hosting 'Late Show'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ae7c59db39f4ccf9b3da0a4e6d9b5bdWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:29:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is about to turn a corner in his career: onto Broadway at 54th Street.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ae7c59db39f4ccf9b3da0a4e6d9b5bdEx-corporal: Tulsa sheriff failed to act on deputy criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e404feaed4b645d9913e3e939760e555Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:44:28 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff's corporal says the leader of the agency should have taken action after an internal memo raised questions about the training and workplace behavior of a volunteer deputy who later fatally shot an unarmed man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e404feaed4b645d9913e3e939760e555Czechs to stop detaining Syrian migrants heading for Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3922e506915d471c9aeeefdc0e1412d2Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:36:40 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic says it is stopping the practice of detaining Syrian migrants who have applied for asylum in Hungary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3922e506915d471c9aeeefdc0e1412d2US offers $10 million in grants for railroad crossing fixeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/061bc155f3ce491992e5d1a979f861cbWed, 02 Sep 2015 15:59:42 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in response to a recent surge in flammable fuel shipments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/061bc155f3ce491992e5d1a979f861cbSony says 'Concussion' wasn't softened to placate NFLhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ea6ebf0ddf4211932e185a75fe4e7bWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:04:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures is insisting that the Will Smith film "Concussion" was not "softened" to placate the NFL.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ea6ebf0ddf4211932e185a75fe4e7bDarlington offers flag exchange: Confederate for Americanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6350371c6974483e94ff20ff672c14c0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:20:52 GMTDARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Darlington Raceway will give out American flags to those who want to turn in a Confederate flag, continuing an initiative that began in Daytona soon after nine people were killed at a church in Charleston.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6350371c6974483e94ff20ff672c14c0Wrongly convicted brothers each get $750K payouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fdc2f4c3e944b4f80505aa208e373c9Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:05:35 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers were awarded $750,000 each in compensation Wednesday for the three decades they were wrongfully imprisoned in the killing of an 11-year-old girl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fdc2f4c3e944b4f80505aa208e373c9US markets recover a day after big plungehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf6c9b7b60984830894fa63423a753ffWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:20:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in midday trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf6c9b7b60984830894fa63423a753ffSouth Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow huntershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acc88d7923f5443e8bd4e5737db280d4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:49:49 GMTOLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone after his closest friend, who was going to join him, died shortly before their date of departure from the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acc88d7923f5443e8bd4e5737db280d4Near DC, Virginia's Middleburg offers wine country getawayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b15c341f7c934013ae12d5e78785d283Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:34:25 GMTMIDDLEBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia is home to more than 250 wineries, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. The state's Middleburg area, in Loudoun County, has two dozen wineries alone, and it's so close to Washington that it calls itself "DC's Wine Country." Middleburg is about an hour's drive from Washington, D.C., or about 24 miles (39 kilometers) from Washington Dulles International Airport— perfect for a day trip or long weekend. Just in time for fall, October is Virginia Wine Month with special events to take in autumn foliage and milder weather.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b15c341f7c934013ae12d5e78785d283