FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:13:52 -07:00Clinton jabs Republican field on immigration policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76e85e9e733545a39ab7d02717b30efbWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:25:30 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said a Republican in the White House would mark a "big U-turn" for the nation and assailed the GOP presidential field's stance on an immigration overhaul.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76e85e9e733545a39ab7d02717b30efbYosemite rock fall changes face of world-class climbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0cfa42d9d90467db4ae8319ad2a23b7Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:18:56 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A massive sheet of rock fell from the vertical face of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, making one of the most popular routes attempted by climbers in North America even more challenging, park officials said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0cfa42d9d90467db4ae8319ad2a23b7LaHood wins Illinois GOP race to replace ex-US Rep. Schockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdfbe80ab9494f57ba1e91e46d242071Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:37:06 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State Sen. Darin LaHood won the GOP nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, defeating an anti-establishment conservative writer in a heavily Republican swath of central Illinois.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdfbe80ab9494f57ba1e91e46d242071Feds: Plane in deadly Alaska crash had safety technologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2af2c50ac07046d38171be73e7f57705Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:10:27 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A sightseeing floatplane that crashed in a mountainous area in southeast Alaska, killing all nine people on board, was equipped with technology to provide detailed information about the terrain, according to a federal accident report released Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2af2c50ac07046d38171be73e7f57705Popular ice caves draw thousands each year; can be dangeroushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886c2095c3dd487f8c623d345b78fd5dTue, 07 Jul 2015 23:16:33 GMTVERLOT, Wash. (AP) — Thousands of visitors each year make the easy one-mile trek to glimpse spectacular snow and ice formations at the Big Four Ice Caves in Washington state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886c2095c3dd487f8c623d345b78fd5dBuddy Baker steps down from radio show with inoperable tumorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c6387358d544a2e8e1d8c2c3988163dWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:55:43 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Daytona 500 winner Buddy Baker says he has a "huge tumor" in his lung that is requiring him to immediately step down as co-host of his SiriusXM NASCAR show.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c6387358d544a2e8e1d8c2c3988163dThe Latest: Pope visits Jesuit church, then calls it a dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f1d712bb964454ea9ac44ced132a094Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:58:02 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f1d712bb964454ea9ac44ced132a094Boston art museum cancels 'Kimono Wednesdays' after protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cca6288c35724b01892d9beb5aec2657Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:27:20 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Museum of Fine Arts Boston is cancelling "Kimono Wednesdays" after protesters decried the event as racist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cca6288c35724b01892d9beb5aec2657Hacker attacks gambling websites, demands Bitcoin ransomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06c2a1a20cff484a8ef174e7f5e6a844Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:22:10 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A hacker shut down four New Jersey Internet gambling sites for half an hour last week and threatened more cyberattacks over the holiday weekend unless a ransom was paid using the online currency Bitcoin, authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06c2a1a20cff484a8ef174e7f5e6a844Public finally gets pathway to 'Billionaires' Beach'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b3c9534a21547c9ab33277a9b01a913Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:40:51 GMTMALIBU, Calif. (AP) — With a bright blue sign that reads "Beach Access" on an open gate replacing what used to be private property, the public now has access to Malibu's so-called "Billionaires' Beach."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b3c9534a21547c9ab33277a9b01a913Low turnout as primary voters head to polls for Schock seathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c249e11093c34605b7c23fd4bed722aaWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:23:49 GMTSHERMAN, Ill. (AP) — Voters in central Illinois headed to the polls Tuesday to narrow the list of candidates to replace ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, once a rising Republican star who resigned amid questions about his spending for travel and the "Downton Abbey"-styled redecoration of his congressional office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c249e11093c34605b7c23fd4bed722aaBruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction blockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a44cb2d10d8b450ea7b0f5c5d31d65bdWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:40:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a44cb2d10d8b450ea7b0f5c5d31d65bd70 years later, WWII bombardier receives presidential honorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89eb0986f82b4781b22c38aee4e6b47dWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:19:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At 22, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps' 306th Bomb Group when he was shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in Germany in 1944.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89eb0986f82b4781b22c38aee4e6b47dJudge rejects plea deal for woman charged in starvation casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add6849f25e34c9da4de610f5f0d846dWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:25:40 GMTMINOT, N.D. (AP) — The judge presiding over the case of a North Dakota woman whose 13-year-old son died weighing just 21 pounds has rejected a plea deal struck by her defense and prosecutors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add6849f25e34c9da4de610f5f0d846d2 more bodies found in river 3 days after boat capsizedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6144cc05c43b4ad6bb9b70cd1803d3e2Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:22:02 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The bodies of a woman and girl were pulled from the Ohio River at separate locations Tuesday, three days after a pontoon boat capsized miles upstream, killing at least three and leaving two more missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6144cc05c43b4ad6bb9b70cd1803d3e2NASCAR to try new aero packages at 3 additional trackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89da75e8dae14ed9aab5b993fb2e9f3aWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:17:57 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will use track-specific rules packages at three more race tracks as the sanctioning body continues to try to improve the racing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89da75e8dae14ed9aab5b993fb2e9f3aNTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f788df1b4b94152bc4de242146b64fdWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:25:40 GMTMONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f788df1b4b94152bc4de242146b64fdRain makes annual Detroit-area Mud Day for kids even muddierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/768907c98e594289aefc78dcabfb5960Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:44:27 GMTWESTLAND, Mich. (AP) — A steady downpour made this one of the muddiest Mud Days yet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/768907c98e594289aefc78dcabfb5960The Latest: Pope presses call for new economic world orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8c67107b9da4cbc8cddc3b3c8493e14Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:52:07 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8c67107b9da4cbc8cddc3b3c8493e14Thai trial opens for 2 accused of killing British touristshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfa3be9afbaa49369ca07cd30f19fa02Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:45:15 GMTKOH SAMUI, Thailand (AP) — Ten months after two British tourists were killed on a resort island in Thailand, prosecutors were to call their first witnesses Wednesday in a case marked by claims that the accused — two migrants from Myanmar — were tortured into confessing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfa3be9afbaa49369ca07cd30f19fa02SC Senate OKs Confederate flag removal; House vote aheadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9abee2f081e478bbef29112cc096027Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:14:41 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a last stand to preserve some kind of symbol honoring their Southern ancestors at the Statehouse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9abee2f081e478bbef29112cc096027Freight train derailment causes ordeal for Amtrak passengershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5296d2976f8a47bf98f9bfcf4873cd29Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:36:31 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — What was to be a five-hour trip between Chicago and St. Louis turned into a 14-hour ordeal for passengers aboard an Amtrak train due to a truck accident and the derailment of a freight train.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5296d2976f8a47bf98f9bfcf4873cd29Trial alternative considered for Hawaii telescope protestershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5914469c91e47fc9dd210f54cfb0128Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:08:53 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Instead of a trial, most of the people arrested in April for blocking construction of a giant mountaintop telescope will likely participate in a Hawaiian culture-based form of mediation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5914469c91e47fc9dd210f54cfb0128Appeals court upholds parts of Arizona ethnic studies banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85acdf37eb5b4864b9f6f7e25d8a0986Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:21:56 GMTTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday kept alive a legal challenge brought by former students who sued Arizona over a ban on ethnic studies in public schools and who will have a new chance to argue the law discriminates against Mexican Americans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85acdf37eb5b4864b9f6f7e25d8a0986AP source: Fed's gun used in San Francisco pier slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed52c235a53b4bc5b24c33eac2331b6eWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:50:02 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The gun used in the seemingly random slaying of a woman on a San Francisco pier belonged to a federal agent, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed52c235a53b4bc5b24c33eac2331b6eSpieth reels in 2 more big oneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94135aeff6c64ab39980943263408af9Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:36:09 GMTSILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Everything is coming up in pairs for Jordan Spieth, even when he's fishing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94135aeff6c64ab39980943263408af9News guide: The case that led to Cosby's drugs-sex admissionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/689c2a80781941dfbfa0dc120b03abecWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:21:13 GMTBill Cosby's admission under oath in 2005 that he obtained quaaludes to give to young women with whom he wanted to have sex came during a lawsuit brought by a former Temple University employee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/689c2a80781941dfbfa0dc120b03abecMexican rights agency asks army to avoid ambiguous ordershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9086abd2b55e4b309e0f9b5ecc2f2217Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:18:06 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government's human rights agency said Tuesday it is urging the army not to use ambiguous terms in orders, after activists revealed the army had essentially issued a directive to troops to kill suspected criminals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9086abd2b55e4b309e0f9b5ecc2f2217New York holding parade for champion US women's soccer teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32600fcab8a94917b873a2bacd1b939cWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:14:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The confetti will be flying when the city holds a parade for the U.S. women's soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32600fcab8a94917b873a2bacd1b939cAPNewsBreak: Texas AG figures in federal securities probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1f7e2dc5bfd43d0b3cb49b280dc03c6Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:34:36 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, whose admitted violations of state securities laws will go before a grand jury this month, has also figured in a federal investigation of a Dallas-area technology company suspected of defrauding investors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1f7e2dc5bfd43d0b3cb49b280dc03c6Agents testify insurance was increased before home explosionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c7255cb83de4d99b6bc282720bcf02eWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:20:54 GMTSOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The girlfriend of a man accused of blowing up an Indianapolis house, devastating a subdivision and killing two neighbors, nearly doubled the insurance coverage for the contents of her home 11 months before the explosion, two insurance agents testified Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c7255cb83de4d99b6bc282720bcf02e'Can't Buy Me Love' actress Amanda Peterson dies at 43http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/433e146f9fe74efea8736958f317e215Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:03:38 GMTGREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/433e146f9fe74efea8736958f317e215SC Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c59c20a960d46dcb24569bfea8cd697Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:37:20 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a last stand to preserve some kind of symbol honoring their Southern ancestors at the Statehouse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c59c20a960d46dcb24569bfea8cd69710 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71ffef7d9eb14f5d8cfae04ed358cacaWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:02:50 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71ffef7d9eb14f5d8cfae04ed358cacaUSDA prepares for possible return of bird flu this fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95729df38cda42b7bd604267e862055eWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:22:57 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two top veterinary officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and farmers affected by the bird flu outbreak said Tuesday it will take increased surveillance, improved farm security and more money to fight off a possible fall return of the disease that devastated chicken and turkey flocks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95729df38cda42b7bd604267e862055e2nd defense expert says theater shooter was legally insanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4eb267a9ef14ddb9f44dbdc3972cfe6Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:41:10 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A second defense expert testified Tuesday that the Colorado theater shooter was so mentally ill that he couldn't tell right from wrong at the time he opened fire on a packed auditorium, killing 12 people and injuring 70.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4eb267a9ef14ddb9f44dbdc3972cfe6Study: More than a third of US college students transferredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4bc1665a2214b62af4bd848e7263843Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:39:47 GMTBOSTON (AP) — More than a third of college students who started in 2008 transferred to another school, according to a new national study, challenging ideas about the typical college trajectory and stoking a debate about how schools should help transfer students.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4bc1665a2214b62af4bd848e7263843Democrats in Congress blast San Francisco's sanctuary policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a97cd126be54de3ade22c8de3d8f81fWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:25:30 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Leading Democrats — including San Francisco's former mayor Sen. Dianne Feinstein — are joining mounting criticism of the city's policy of refusing to cooperate with federal immigration officials when they request help in detaining a suspect thought to be in the country illegally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a97cd126be54de3ade22c8de3d8f81fSearch for California baby suspended; no signs of abductionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f969a589f1a47a7bf7bc57341ee9222Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:54:52 GMTREDDING, Calif. (AP) — The Shasta County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday suspended the search for a missing baby, saying they have found no evidence to support the father's story that the 6-month-old was abducted from her crib.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f969a589f1a47a7bf7bc57341ee9222Arizona think tank challenges US Indian Child Welfare Acthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85413d4e2e0f4ab28a8eff3796ee5be3Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:06:53 GMTFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A right-leaning think tank has brought what it believes is the most comprehensive challenge to a law that gives preference to American Indian families in adoptions of Indian children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85413d4e2e0f4ab28a8eff3796ee5be3Cueto, Votto outdo Scherzer as Reds beat Nationals 5-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e81dfdad4b74477b3c690a89e2ca990Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:48:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Johnny Cueto pitched a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts, Joey Votto homered and drove in three runs and the Cincinnati Reds beat Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals 5-0 Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e81dfdad4b74477b3c690a89e2ca990McCutchen helps free grounds crew member swallowed by tarphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/504f797c25d848af8449206b740b7fafWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:47:58 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen made quite a play — during a rain delay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/504f797c25d848af8449206b740b7fafSarah Palin's subscription web channel going offlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607bd70abdf6450ab499ff1e8c0f0986Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:13:34 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin's foray into a subscriber-based online channel, where she could connect directly to viewers without a media filter, is shutting down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607bd70abdf6450ab499ff1e8c0f0986Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore plans presidential runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad40fc73ce5041bcb8a0bbab7f49475dWed, 08 Jul 2015 02:04:50 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore will announce a run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad40fc73ce5041bcb8a0bbab7f49475dSoldiers arrive in Saskatchewan to battle raging wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add84d8e37c24300a1124c07cf7ee8f1Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:35:44 GMTLA RONGE, Saskatchewan (AP) — Canadian soldiers arrived Tuesday to help battle raging wildfires in the western province of Saskatchewan, where more than 10,000 people have been evacuated in recent days. The smoke has triggered air quality warnings across the U.S. West and Midwest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add84d8e37c24300a1124c07cf7ee8f1Judge awards nearly $230,000 to woman who got 153 robocallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e73efd841f74b158768c13d49def77dWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:30:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It wasn't a robocall, but a federal judge left a message anyway for companies Tuesday when he awarded nearly $230,000 to a Texas woman, finding that a cable company crossed the line when it harassed her with 153 robocalls even after she complained about the wrong numbers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e73efd841f74b158768c13d49def77dPope presses environment message in bio-diverse Ecuadorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b3b59a18f114ccab2b33fb44167b661Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:08:46 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis pressed his case for a new economic and environmental world order Tuesday during his South American tour, saying the goods of the Earth are meant for everyone and must not be exploited by the wealthy few for short-term profit at the expense of the poor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b3b59a18f114ccab2b33fb44167b661'The View' says host Rosie Perez leaving to focus on actinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74be0ac5bcee44119914823e7c46c9a8Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:02:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — There's more host upheaval ahead for ABC's "The View," with Rosie Perez leaving the daytime talk show.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74be0ac5bcee44119914823e7c46c9a8AP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4059f4f8bc2a4e3f939b9dd952d63b0cWed, 08 Jul 2015 01:33:05 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood wins GOP primary to replace former US Rep. Aaron Schock.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4059f4f8bc2a4e3f939b9dd952d63b0cAP source: Gun used in San Francisco slaying of woman on city pier belonged to federal agenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e10337532e4ce3ac889b7c658538a7Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:36:42 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — AP source: Gun used in San Francisco slaying of woman on city pier belonged to federal agent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e10337532e4ce3ac889b7c658538a7