FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 08 Oct 2015 16:38:28 -07:00Prosecutors back teen's conviction in prep school rape case, 08 Oct 2015 22:05:52 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The conduct of an elite prep school's former student convicted of sexually assaulting a freshman days before he graduated justifies his felony conviction for using a computer to lure her for sex, prosecutors maintained. dead in small plane crash near Alaska high school, 08 Oct 2015 23:15:27 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a small plane crashed and caught on fire Thursday near an Alaska high school, killing the pilot.' QB Luck out for second game; Hasselbeck to start, 08 Oct 2015 23:10:52 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck was inactive on Thursday night against the Houston Texans because of a right shoulder injury. AG's letter contradicts inmates autopsy report, 08 Oct 2015 22:12:17 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The latest on problems the state of Oklahoma has had over executions (all times local): agrees to speed migrant deportation, buttress borders, 08 Oct 2015 22:56:27 GMTLUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union on Thursday took measures to buttress its porous external borders and toughen up its migrant return program in an attempt to build a credible refugee policy that would continue to embrace those fleeing for their lives yet punish those seeking economic gain. Scouts leader sentenced to 20 years for child porn, 08 Oct 2015 21:50:43 GMTCAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A former Boy Scouts leader who distributed child pornography over the Internet has been sentenced in New Jersey to 20 years in prison. Teen left court docs about auto theft in stolen car, 08 Oct 2015 21:51:26 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old man drove a stolen car to police headquarters to pick up court papers about a previous auto theft he was involved in — documents that were found in yet another stolen car. pack meeting of panel eyeing expansion of whale tanks, 08 Oct 2015 21:38:06 GMTLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Protesters and supporters filled a meeting room Thursday where a California commission was considering a vast expansion to the tanks that SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego. clashes in Guinea's capital kill 1, injure 12, 08 Oct 2015 21:21:08 GMTCONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Clashes in Guinea's capital between opposition supporters and those of the ruling party have left at least a dozen people injured. A hospital worker says one person has been killed. in Iowa challenges so-called 'roadside zoos', 08 Oct 2015 22:05:47 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pamela and Tom Sellner describe the small zoo they opened in northeastern Iowa nearly 15 years ago as a labor of love that evolved from their respect for animals. end European tour with 111-96 win at Real Madrid, 08 Oct 2015 22:25:38 GMTMADRID (AP) — Avery Bradley scored 17 points and the Boston Celtics ended their two-game European tour with a 111-96 victory over Real Madrid on Thursday night. Family-Meat Cleaver Killings story, 08 Oct 2015 21:07:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 7 about the guilty plea of a man who killed five relatives with a meat cleaver, The Associated Press erroneously transcribed a quote said during sentencing and attributed it to the wrong person. The quote was, according to a trial transcript, "The burning question is why these things happen, but in the sum total of things it really doesn't much matter," not, "The question is why he'd do these things. It really doesn't much matter." It was said by Assistant District Attorney Mark Hale, not State Supreme Court Judge Vincent Del Giudice. U. fraternity charter revoked over explicit video, 08 Oct 2015 22:35:52 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alpha Tau Omega revoked the charter and closed its Indiana University chapter Thursday following the release of a video purportedly showing a fraternity member performing a sex act on a woman.'Dateline NBC' gathers Bill Cosby accusers for special, 08 Oct 2015 21:52:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NBC News correspondent Kate Snow says that bringing 29 women who have accused Bill Cosby of assault together for a "Dateline NBC" special Friday took on an importance beyond the individual cases. row in Texas gets its first new inmate of the year, 08 Oct 2015 21:57:18 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Texas' death row is getting its first inmate of 2015, ending a 10-month hiatus in death sentences imposed by juries in the nation's most active capital punishment state. snatches 2-0 win in Albania in tense Euro qualifier, 08 Oct 2015 21:57:49 GMTELBASAN, Albania (AP) — Serbia snatched a late 2-0 over Albania with injury-time goals from Aleksandar Kolarov and Adem Ljajic, stunning the hosts in a tense European qualifier. airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed, 08 Oct 2015 22:18:44 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl. California officers ignored dying man's distress, 08 Oct 2015 23:18:10 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Police officers in the California desert city of El Centro repeatedly ignored signs of medical distress in a man they suspected of being a drug dealer, even telling a 911 dispatcher to ignore calls from his family for help, according to a video released Thursday on a judge's order. begins final push to clear major homeless camp, 08 Oct 2015 21:58:46 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu city crews on Thursday began clearing the final section of one of the nation's largest homeless encampments, once home to hundreds of people. wants plans mandated for dealing with big oil spills, 08 Oct 2015 21:18:15 GMTTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An environmental group sued the federal government Thursday, contending it gives pipeline owners and operators a free pass on developing legally required plans for dealing with oil spills into lakes, rivers and other inland waterways., Dodgers facing different Mets in playoffs, 08 Oct 2015 23:26:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw isn't sure what to expect from the new-look Mets, whose dramatic transformation in the second half of the season led to an NL East title. Key set to lead Penn State homecoming parade, 08 Oct 2015 21:53:59 GMTSTATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State University is bringing alumnus Keegan-Michael Key to serve as the school's homecoming grand marshal this week. town, Sparks braces for Tesla, Switch boom, 08 Oct 2015 22:53:00 GMTSPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Not since the Southern Pacific railroad rolled into this sleepy high desert town in Nevada more than a century ago has there been such excitement — Tesla Motors and other technology companies are coming, and along with them thousands of jobs. Franken working on book about his years in Washington, 08 Oct 2015 23:05:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Al Franken is not done with his career as an author. images show scale of NKorea's anniversary parade, 08 Oct 2015 21:39:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Satellite imagery shows North Korea has erected a tented city and mobilized hundreds of trucks and armored vehicles in preparation for a massive military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the ruling party. sues VW over consumer protection, clean air violations, 08 Oct 2015 22:15:52 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has filed suit against Volkswagen, charging that the automaker's emissions rigging violated state consumer protection laws and clean air standards. fires: FAA to back ban on passenger plane shipments, 08 Oct 2015 22:04:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The risk of unstoppable fires is prompting U.S. officials to back a proposed international ban on rechargeable lithium battery shipments as cargo on passenger airlines. Cubs give their longest-suffering fans a bit of hope, 08 Oct 2015 22:06:02 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Living in a nursing home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor, 82-year-old Edith Heath knows something about faith. Media considering sale of landmarked headquarters, 08 Oct 2015 21:11:27 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Tribune Media says it's hired a real estate investment banker to explore the sale of its Tribune Tower, its headquarters that sits on three acres along Chicago's Michigan Avenue. denied to make Bergdahl interrogation public, 08 Oct 2015 23:24:24 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A military court has denied a request to make public documents the Army is using to determine if Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should face court-martial for leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009.'s dash to welcome home dad brings smiles to Army, 08 Oct 2015 22:33:09 GMTFORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Top brass at a Colorado Army post are all smiles after a 2-year-old girl interrupted a general's speech to dash across the room and hug her dad, who had just come home from a nine-month deployment. NFL coach Lindy Infante dies at 75, 08 Oct 2015 21:26:08 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Lindy Infante, the hard-luck former coach of the Green Bay Packers and the Indianapolis Colts, died Thursday. He was 75. authorities raid rash of illegal Colorado pot grows, 08 Oct 2015 22:11:37 GMTDENVER (AP) — Colorado's high-country chill makes it a tough place to grow marijuana outside. But federal authorities say legalization has emboldened pot growers into planting weed on the state's sparsely populated federal lands, often for shipment to other states. Klopp takes over as new Liverpool manager, 08 Oct 2015 22:21:36 GMTLiverpool hired Juergen Klopp as its new manager on Thursday, turning to one of Europe's most respected and charismatic coaches to reverse a slump in form and return success to the fallen English giant.'Twilight' author says new book is 'not a real book.', 08 Oct 2015 22:28:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stephenie Meyer acknowledges her new book isn't exactly "new." schedules pretrial hearing in Freddie Gray cases, 08 Oct 2015 21:22:12 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A judge in Baltimore will hold a hearing next week to determine the admissibility of statements made to investigators by police officers charged in connection with Freddie Gray's death. forced to make hard decisions for JR Motorsports, 08 Oct 2015 21:45:11 GMTCONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has tried for five years to push Josh Berry's career forward. He got him one Xfinity Series start this year driving for JR Motorsports, and was ecstatic when Berry turned it into a seventh-place finish last month at Richmond. leaves playoff game after taking knee to head, 08 Oct 2015 21:38:48 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson left Thursday's AL Division Series opener against Texas after he was kneed in the head while breaking up a double play. Public Schools leader charged with corruption, 08 Oct 2015 23:13:30 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools plans to plead guilty to corruption charges announced Thursday that allege she helped steer more than $23 million worth of no-bid contracts to education companies in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks. I should've walked away before wall collapse, 08 Oct 2015 22:09:36 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A demolition subcontractor says he warned the contractor on trial for a fatal building collapse in Philadelphia that a towering brick wall was dangerous. Latest: National Guard asks residents to heed warnings, 08 Oct 2015 21:23:01 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): Korea gears up for lavish anniversary celebration, 08 Oct 2015 21:46:08 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — With the international media, foreign guests and ethnic Koreans from around the region descending on their capital, North Koreans are being mobilized en masse to put the finishing touches on one of the few things their country wants the whole world to see — a lavish celebration and military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the nation's ruling party. release 911 calls in Phoenix freeway shootings, 08 Oct 2015 23:23:54 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Authorities on Thursday released audio from 911 calls made by people whose cars were hit by bullets during a string of Phoenix freeway shootings. announces government of national unity for divided Libya, 08 Oct 2015 23:25:00 GMTSKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya has announced a national unity government for Libya after months of difficult talks between the north African country's two rival governments. describes issues at mine during trial of former coal CEO, 08 Oct 2015 21:51:49 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — During ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's trial, a former miner testified management required alerting underground miners when federal inspectors had arrived. names international experts to probe missing students, 08 Oct 2015 21:49:12 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors say they have picked seven experts from five countries to carry out a new review of the area where drug gang members allegedly killed and incinerated 43 missing college students. drones in tow, Anderson debuts 'Junun' documentary, 08 Oct 2015 21:06:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Paul Thomas Anderson premiered his first documentary, "Junun," on Thursday at the New York Film Festival, unveiling a sonically rich portrait of Indian musicians recording an album with Radiohead's Johnny Greenwood. to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste, 08 Oct 2015 21:39:29 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that requires California to phase out the use of microscopic beads in personal care products sold in the state starting in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife., Zerai, Pope Francis all in Nobel Peace Prize buzz, 08 Oct 2015 22:49:36 GMTOSLO, Norway (AP) — Europe's record-breaking refugee crisis was a hot topic ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement on Friday, but a Saudi blogger, a pope who reveres the Earth and its poorest people and the key players in the Iranian nuclear deal were also generating buzz. Vin Scully to miss postseason after procedure, 08 Oct 2015 22:17:10 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully won't be calling any games in the baseball playoffs after undergoing a medical procedure.