FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:20:21 -07:00UN warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b573b480b6f84fc097d9f57a3c67b37dThu, 29 Sep 2016 22:19:18 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria's largest city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b573b480b6f84fc097d9f57a3c67b37dThe Latest: 13 in guarded condition after train crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1f9db81757e45ecb2d712f47ac3190cThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:52:31 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1f9db81757e45ecb2d712f47ac3190cCourt upholds teen rape and murder victim's privacy rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ba11247deb463ca020c6376d147aa5Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:07:08 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday decided that the details of a young woman's sexual history should remain private after her rape and murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ba11247deb463ca020c6376d147aa5October oil spill milestone: $520 million in seafood claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f17e2b7a46f84c958c2b38b77b213d2fThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:26:50 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The administrator of economic loss claims resulting from the 2010 BP oil spill said Thursday that he expects about $520 million in seafood industry claims to be paid in the Gulf of Mexico states as early as next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f17e2b7a46f84c958c2b38b77b213d2fLee Westwood enters Ryder Cup on verge of historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c95ba1d6e2e94b0b820753adfad25e6fThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:58:15 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Over the last two decades of European dominance in the Ryder Cup, perhaps no player has personified the team's seemingly baffling advantage over the Americans more than Lee Westwood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c95ba1d6e2e94b0b820753adfad25e6fUN oficial to monitor Colombia peace tribunals closelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5e8061a996c4df2b020242b8b401bf4Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:34:07 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The United Nations' top human rights official says he will closely watch how special peace tribunals set up as part of Colombia's peace process operate to make sure people who committed serious war crimes during the long conflict are held accountable.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5e8061a996c4df2b020242b8b401bf4Audit: Take back $3.4M in FEMA money from Mississippi schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f5c8d2171f24e1895a056f087fff10eThu, 29 Sep 2016 22:17:53 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back nearly all of $3.5 million in grants approved for a church-run school in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, though a school official says it actually received $2.8 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f5c8d2171f24e1895a056f087fff10e'Sorry-I-Tased-You' cake doesn't cut it for Florida womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f00b3455c7d94c0085d80ce858588288Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:12:55 GMTPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida's woman's lawsuit says a deputy shot her with a stun gun, then apologized with a cake that said, "Sorry I Tased You" in blue frosting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f00b3455c7d94c0085d80ce858588288Police called as larger-than-life Hitler appears in Berlinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e84fcb2f9a442e690f1e727278d110aThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:43:22 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A huge moving image of a laughing Adolf Hitler has prompted a shocked Berlin driver to call police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e84fcb2f9a442e690f1e727278d110aEx-student gets year in prison for on-campus drug overdoseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e02470cb375f4e279df6e10d974c91a7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:49:10 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Wesleyan University student who sold drugs involved in a series of on-campus overdoses was sentenced to a year and a day in prison on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e02470cb375f4e279df6e10d974c91a7Release of California police shooting video demandedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbf6772b5c8e4f9c8f9708e137531d0fThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:48:08 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in El Cajon, California (all times are local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbf6772b5c8e4f9c8f9708e137531d0fPrison officials: 2 supervisors, 2 officers hurt in attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99e4f46beebb480a8e8a2da65847b807Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:33:04 GMTPOLKTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say two supervisors were stabbed and two correctional officers sustained other injuries after being attacked at a state prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99e4f46beebb480a8e8a2da65847b807Yellen pledges to improve Fed's workplace diversityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7838b5e27a4be8b2d8b40c698a00c8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:41:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday she is committed to increasing diversity throughout the Federal Reserve system, including the ranks of senior leadership.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7838b5e27a4be8b2d8b40c698a00c8Tigers, Indians postponed after delay of over 4 hourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb0076b0fcf040b181b1ce217213d152Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:35:13 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Thursday's game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians has been postponed because of bad weather, a move that could force the teams to squeeze in a makeup game next week if it needs to be played because of postseason implications.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb0076b0fcf040b181b1ce217213d152Anthem protest opportunities are limited in college footballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e90cb7246faf4cf599ae5e66cd2fbc4fThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:28:23 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — If Nebraska's Michael Rose-Ivey and teammates want to kneel during the national anthem again, their next opportunity will be the Nov. 5 game at Ohio State.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e90cb7246faf4cf599ae5e66cd2fbc4fOrlando police: Lyft driver charged with sexual assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7efa914e916c48998bb514d15a4de11aThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:36:55 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando police have arrested a Lyft driver on charges of sexually assaulting a customer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7efa914e916c48998bb514d15a4de11aMore than another call: Chief talks about school shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d09a13ec2ac04a76af97e4e61dcc50b9Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:03:02 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — When two volunteer firefighters rolled up to an elementary school shooting, they said they found only a wrecked black pickup truck at the playground. There was no gunman, and no one inside the truck.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d09a13ec2ac04a76af97e4e61dcc50b9New Hampshire hotel is home to supersized cathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a448596835b841e38e536f0ac32c4cedThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:29:42 GMTWATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a448596835b841e38e536f0ac32c4cedRoss throws 90 pitches in 4 innings; Nats top Arizona 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78ad9b4966b44d149628dc5e6dcdef17Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:32:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Sure, the Washington Nationals would love to lock up home-field advantage in the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. What Dusty Baker is more concerned about is getting ready for the playoffs, and that includes having pitcher Joe Ross ready to go, whether that's as a starter or reliever.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78ad9b4966b44d149628dc5e6dcdef17Nevada high court blocks funding for school choice programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdcadb57e4874b7980e5fbdd94cd52fdThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:41:45 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that the state's voucher-style Education Savings Accounts program — seen as the broadest school choice initiative in the country — has an unconstitutional funding mechanism that should remain blocked.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdcadb57e4874b7980e5fbdd94cd52fdThe Latest: Embattled Yosemite chief says he chose to retirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e984d62f26a946df9048a0bb2de2e3beThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:55:17 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the superintendent of Yosemite National Park retiring (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e984d62f26a946df9048a0bb2de2e3beReport says Obama administration failed to follow health lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd53b281e4ec4bb19992ac26ca8ff52dThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:49:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd53b281e4ec4bb19992ac26ca8ff52d6 emerging writers win film academy's Nicholl Fellowshipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de3c125939cf4f6dae052850b11c4a6dThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:08:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Six emerging screenwriters are getting a boost from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de3c125939cf4f6dae052850b11c4a6dObama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb009e00656446838b0baf7bbb431c64Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:04:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of Jesse Owens and America's 17 other black athletes from the 1936 Olympics were welcomed to the White House on Thursday by President Barack Obama for the acknowledgement they didn't receive along with their white counterparts 80 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb009e00656446838b0baf7bbb431c64Austria: Man convicted of murder for plowing car into crowdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea6354431ec480389055bcdbe42a082Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:31:27 GMTVIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has found a man guilty on multiple murder and attempted murder counts and sentenced him to life in prison for plowing his car through a crowd of pedestrians, killing three and injuring dozens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea6354431ec480389055bcdbe42a082Police report gives new details on racial dustup at Missourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4b9c1546553411980913be7a74c8525Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:52:16 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Witnesses told police a racial slur that rekindled unrest at the University of Missouri came from a white woman walking with a group of seemingly intoxicated students toppling trash cans, according a campus police report released Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4b9c1546553411980913be7a74c8525Audit: Take back $3.4M in FEMA grants to church schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f641805833914876b1785cf2a9b8e256Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:30:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back nearly all of $3.5 million in grants approved for a church-run school in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, though a school official says it actually received $2.8 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f641805833914876b1785cf2a9b8e256Federal judge blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood defundinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0575f4ca34b4d6e854f45f2c177bbc0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:58:37 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday temporarily prohibited Arkansas from blocking Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, expanding her order requiring the state to continue paying for services for three patients who had sued over the move.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0575f4ca34b4d6e854f45f2c177bbc0The Latest: Crash investigation hampered by safety issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9937583f07ff4caaa93fceaef587bdafThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:43:45 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9937583f07ff4caaa93fceaef587bdafAlabama House committee: subpoenas in impeachment probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/782fc99ccdf8427c900880b0865177a8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:52:27 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's House Judiciary Committee is issuing subpoenas to Gov. Robert Bentley and others in an ongoing impeachment investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/782fc99ccdf8427c900880b0865177a8The Latest: Sole fatality in train crash was woman, age 34http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b97c721405b84f21ac3009d38217549bThu, 29 Sep 2016 21:19:16 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b97c721405b84f21ac3009d38217549bMarlins' Fernandez remembered as larger than life at funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7d7bca4df9e4c92b90dfbf021878adcThu, 29 Sep 2016 22:08:43 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Despite all his accomplishments, Jose Fernandez never pitched a complete game, and on Thursday he was carried out of church in a casket with too much unfinished business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7d7bca4df9e4c92b90dfbf021878adcThe Latest: NC killing by police heats race in battlegroundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e79489dcf0a543e19971f41be8d31b6dThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:46:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e79489dcf0a543e19971f41be8d31b6dZika travel advisory issued for 11 Southeast Asia countrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73c2b4106f64430282fca8d6de97ebb8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:51:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73c2b4106f64430282fca8d6de97ebb8Suspended Browns WR Gordon entering rehab on brink of returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84ef6d565b6c4257844efed3e8d45792Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:52:55 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon says he's entering a rehab facility to "gain full control of my life."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84ef6d565b6c4257844efed3e8d45792National Transportation Safety Board: Engineer in New Jersey train crash has been released from hospital, cooperatinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7585d0c074ff4c8bb01e6cec05288e25Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:44:48 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — National Transportation Safety Board: Engineer in New Jersey train crash has been released from hospital, cooperating.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7585d0c074ff4c8bb01e6cec05288e25Gridlock in Congress may presage more of the same to comehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebb90128c187495392a0f5bd95d10f54Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:42:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Congress adjourned Thursday for the election, having accomplished little more than the bare minimum, with lawmakers looking ahead to a lame-duck session and a weighty to-do list already piling up for next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebb90128c187495392a0f5bd95d10f54The Latest: 7 victims of train crash at New Jersey hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d834bcaefbcc4bd2b53234bfb3c631a8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:28:10 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d834bcaefbcc4bd2b53234bfb3c631a87 Afghan military students AWOL from US postshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed83823742bb423faf60e1418d9d1e5bThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:40:47 GMTFORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — Seven Afghan military students in four states have been absent without leave since earlier this month, military officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed83823742bb423faf60e1418d9d1e5bThe Latest: Westwood sends subtle jab at American task forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d47dcd0d76274db1a3e17474c1ea7646Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:32:22 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d47dcd0d76274db1a3e17474c1ea7646Watchdog report criticizes DEA's use of confidential sourceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb0e1870514044b08a6a103ac52fc836Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:05:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job overseeing the millions of dollars in payments it distributes to confidential sources, relies on tipsters who operate with minimal oversight or direction and has continued paying informants who were no longer supposed to be used, according to a government watchdog audit issued Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb0e1870514044b08a6a103ac52fc836'Sorry-I-tased-you' cake doesn't cut it for Florida womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eae081d2df0e45b2af8d54f4aa018ae2Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:07:52 GMTPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida's woman's lawsuit says a deputy shot her with a stun gun then apologized with a cake that said, "sorry I tased you" in blue frosting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eae081d2df0e45b2af8d54f4aa018ae2Americans need short memory in the Ryder Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4cb067a78ec41d286556f453b454594Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:24:50 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The American Ryder Cup team could use what might be Dustin Johnson's greatest asset in golf.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4cb067a78ec41d286556f453b454594Willett less than thrilled to be his brother's keeperhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c81cb5a65f314f51b74226bf6f2526a6Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:29:05 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — We interrupt the all-important preparations for the 41st Ryder Cup to bring you this important public-service message:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c81cb5a65f314f51b74226bf6f2526a6Islamic school, township settle lawsuit over zoning denialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a94a85377c5e474f80f923c2485b7fcfThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:32:52 GMTDETROIT (AP) — An Islamic academy will get $1.7 million and be allowed to build a new school after it settled a federal lawsuit against a Michigan township that initially denied its zoning request.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a94a85377c5e474f80f923c2485b7fcfThe Latest: Clinton says Trump flouted US law in Cuba workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e49961798a478d9eb9301e526791d3Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:38:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e49961798a478d9eb9301e526791d3A closer look as deadline for Chicago teachers strike nearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eb921b983864e2694aa1888f906b56dThu, 29 Sep 2016 22:09:09 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the country's third-largest city have cranked up the heat in contract talks, threatening to go on strike in less than two weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eb921b983864e2694aa1888f906b56dGroup calls for Darfur chemical weapons investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6f4599f7fb94a6590691a4d5c86f1f0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:28:16 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Amnesty International is calling on the U.N. Security Council to take action over reports that the Sudanese government has used chemical weapons in Darfur.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6f4599f7fb94a6590691a4d5c86f1f0Judge says US officials fail to protect endangered red wolfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c00cf0dbe8864d5894a6cc8009a6b4f0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:59:02 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge said that federal wildlife officials have failed to protect the world's only wild population of red wolves in a preliminary ruling that restricts the government's ability to remove the animals from private property.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c00cf0dbe8864d5894a6cc8009a6b4f0California governor approves $250 million Olympics guaranteehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/973c7ec7a0484ec49b3e03988a28c844Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:52:54 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is approving legislation that puts California taxpayers on the hook for up to $250 million if Los Angeles is awarded the 2024 Olympics and the Games go over budget.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/973c7ec7a0484ec49b3e03988a28c844