FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:26:52 -07:00Franklin, Ledecky are workhorses of US swim team at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a82493223e40462f93a96f1ea25c5db0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:58:47 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are the workhorses of the U.S. team at the world swimming championships.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a82493223e40462f93a96f1ea25c5db0Jury will hear that man killed by police had criminal pasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a7368ab022e4833848c23dd311888cbFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:05:42 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge on Friday ruled that a jury can be told limited information about a homeless man's prior arrest in the trial of a former and current officer facing murder charges in his death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a7368ab022e4833848c23dd311888cbWilson signs 4-year contract extension with Seahawkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d083cedafa184cfd9354774a72bb2b11Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:19:20 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d083cedafa184cfd9354774a72bb2b11Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8e3f53569c4350bbab54d6c4167b9cFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:55:01 GMTDUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel is either unable or unwilling to contain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8e3f53569c4350bbab54d6c4167b9cJudge gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yachthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c8d4d2d550a4bb3a23d94c8c0eab61dFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:24:18 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia from its current owners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c8d4d2d550a4bb3a23d94c8c0eab61dEscaped inmate suspected in killing is captured after chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/863bd94a573742df92261934c9eb5daeFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:41:14 GMTKITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — An escaped inmate suspected of strangling an acquaintance and stealing a gun and two trucks while on the run led police on a chase and rammed a cruiser before being captured Friday, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/863bd94a573742df92261934c9eb5daeWith baseball's 2nd-worst record, a lost season for Marlinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bb4bdc2fd1b4cd1ae92406271df6239Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:02:52 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Ace right-hander Jose Fernandez is unbeaten and perhaps stronger than ever after recovering from elbow surgery. Giancarlo Stanton remains one of baseball's top power hitters. Dee Gordon is among the game's leaders in batting average and stolen bases. Adeiny Hechavarria has become an All-Star shortstop.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bb4bdc2fd1b4cd1ae92406271df6239Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, fallinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10947b2671e5469c9b48d86428dff5b3Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:38:40 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: Nearby urban trees going neglected and becoming diseased or dying.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10947b2671e5469c9b48d86428dff5b3Brazil data: Olympic water 'unfit' for triathletes to swimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d1e0f5aad044f318a7ae1ffcf062191Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:16:23 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian government's most recent data on water pollution in Rio de Janeiro show that water near where triathletes are preparing to compete this weekend is "unfit" for swimming.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d1e0f5aad044f318a7ae1ffcf062191Man accused of killing neighbor, running her over with mowerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a896841a60c04f98b469b1b21c546bceFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:46:48 GMTWILLARD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who authorities say was fatally shot by her next-door neighbor while mowing her lawn had injuries consistent with being run over by a push mower.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a896841a60c04f98b469b1b21c546bceCoast Guard will suspend search at sunset for teen fishermen missing off Florida coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38ffa43367cd4792bd92e5b6ef4df413Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:01:41 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Coast Guard will suspend search at sunset for teen fishermen missing off Florida coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38ffa43367cd4792bd92e5b6ef4df413US stocks edge higher on earnings, deal newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15157a5645bf432a98a1fb96446b057cFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:26:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Friday, as investors assessed the latest batch of company earnings and deal news.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15157a5645bf432a98a1fb96446b057cCoast Guard: Search for teens will be suspended at sunsethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f60804d25242eb8423cfaabae9757bFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:39:03 GMTOPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard will suspend its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week, officials said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f60804d25242eb8423cfaabae9757bReport: Pinochet covered up burning death of US residenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf75c40c33444177acbcbe1718f43870Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:38:05 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Newly published U.S. documents indicate Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet covered up the military's role in the burning death of a 19-year-old U.S. resident during a 1986 protest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf75c40c33444177acbcbe1718f43870Coast Guard suspending search at sunset for missing teenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cff913060914b6b8e0c492c8eed2acdFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:06:46 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's suspending its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cff913060914b6b8e0c492c8eed2acdUK grants Ai Weiwei 6-month visa, apologizes for mixuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65a4f489ae6346afaacba8af29038f88Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:56:37 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain performed an about-face Friday and granted a six-month visa to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal conviction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65a4f489ae6346afaacba8af29038f88Employee dorm fire kills 1, injures 4 in Grand Tetonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/162ad894514b4cc6ba679ed396ff3a0bFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:14:53 GMTMOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park killed one person and injured four others in the third emergency for national park concession workers in Wyoming in the past two months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/162ad894514b4cc6ba679ed396ff3a0bFreed Colombian warlord apologizes for atrocitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2709d4bd91764297a9a10c9d43a27174Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:39:36 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia's most-feared right-wing warlords has been released from jail and he's apologizing for atrocities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2709d4bd91764297a9a10c9d43a27174164 skydivers smash head-down world record in Illinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/541293befd8345158bee2f31faed35cfFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:17:27 GMTOTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/541293befd8345158bee2f31faed35cfRussian Orthodox Church pushes for control over St. Isaac'shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2b8ad7c2e34d7eb6b0143c29da85b1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:29:31 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defended its controversial bid to fully take over St. Petersburg's landmark St. Isaac's Cathedral, saying it's in line with the law and wouldn't hamper tourist access.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2b8ad7c2e34d7eb6b0143c29da85b1Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 _ and beyondhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc2c59db34914b7596908d3a16eca11cFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:34:49 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs — in 2015 and beyond.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc2c59db34914b7596908d3a16eca11cWie retires from Women's British Open with left ankle injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb197bcc3e3847b697c2beed12046544Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:02:04 GMTTURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Michelle Wie has retired from the Women's British Open after aggravating her left ankle injury during her second round.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb197bcc3e3847b697c2beed12046544Small plane crashes near southern England airfieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5e0a8969b5d4b5ea3a550d5ff9e300dFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:47:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — British emergency services say a small plane has crashed onto a car auction center at an airport in southern England. There was no immediate information about casualties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5e0a8969b5d4b5ea3a550d5ff9e300dIn swing state Florida, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo's endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a34be6d368a476aa0cd81360040dc67Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:02:22 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Drawing a sharp distinction with her main Republican rivals in Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed on Cuba since 1962.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a34be6d368a476aa0cd81360040dc67Lianne La Havas experiments with her new album, 'Blood'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4de3c3885db843ae9518285282bbed5aFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:13:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's hard to describe Lianne La Havas' music in a quick soundbite, and that's by design.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4de3c3885db843ae9518285282bbed5aWorld Food Program cuts aid to Syrian refugees in Jordanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ccc1f78ac4448bdb3b5145d1e079ff1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:58:55 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The World Food Program announced new cuts Friday in food aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan, highlighting a growing funding crisis of international agencies helping millions displaced by Syria's conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ccc1f78ac4448bdb3b5145d1e079ff1Roche drug maker probed in Romanian graft casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b160e5cfa1d04906aa0f18c15897d6baFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:08:25 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche confirmed Friday it is being investigated by anti-corruption prosecutors looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b160e5cfa1d04906aa0f18c15897d6baKerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agendahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/889cbd2ede8d4ca0ba66189ab8688dceFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:50:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran. He will not visit Israel, America's foremost Mideast ally and the primary foreign opponent of the Iran agreement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/889cbd2ede8d4ca0ba66189ab8688dceMarvel at madness: Things to know about Boston's Comic Conhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22ed9804cb6a4dccb25720dcd34d4015Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:56:30 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Get out your favorite Sailor Moon costume and grab a bottle of water. The Boston Comic Con is this weekend, and it's forecast to be a hot one. From Friday through Sunday, comic and costume fans will gather at the Seaport World Trade Center for a line-up of contests, panels and celebrity appearances.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22ed9804cb6a4dccb25720dcd34d4015The Latest: Trade deadline day off to busy starthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/570eb842e17c48cd97350134a85a7d48Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:11:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/570eb842e17c48cd97350134a85a7d48Settlement in wrongful death suit over brewery keg explosionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78af1e4fefdb41ef952f37f28d86c384Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:02:43 GMTPORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A $1.2 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit over a keg explosion at a New Hampshire brewery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78af1e4fefdb41ef952f37f28d86c384North Carolina elections official faces removal over postshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed77c6c009a4d50a4b7052ad51cbcc5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:23:43 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican elections official in North Carolina will face removal over racially tinged Facebook posts praising the Confederacy and suggesting black protestors aren't "productive good citizens" with jobs, like whites.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed77c6c009a4d50a4b7052ad51cbcc5Golovkin vs Lemieux in title fight Oct. 17 in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e1b1fb63874ed0ae154c18ca9aab17Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:47:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Rising star Gennady Golovkin will meet Canada's David Lemieux in a middleweight title unification fight Oct. 17 at Madison Square Garden, promoters announced Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e1b1fb63874ed0ae154c18ca9aab17Uganda leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41b6709e272649b4ae9d02f0985cb7aeFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:01:24 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's long-serving president on Friday declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying the country needs him to stick around to continue its economic development.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41b6709e272649b4ae9d02f0985cb7aeNews Guide: Super PAC backing Cruz gets $10 million donationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/626b6658d5d94e47acb625248fb393c4Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:13:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/626b6658d5d94e47acb625248fb393c4Tough week for social media stocks _ no one is sparedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a68fe55e8811422eaefee1c0b07f0923Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:05:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a68fe55e8811422eaefee1c0b07f0923Escaped inmate suspected in killing captured after chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54807d72b2564bd8ab0930c3e8dbdf12Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:13:30 GMTKITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an escaped inmate suspected of strangling an acquaintance while on the run led Pennsylvania police on a chase and rammed a cruiser before being captured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54807d72b2564bd8ab0930c3e8dbdf12Campus officer charged with murder in Ohio wants job backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2010ad78fccf438f8dc8c3bb0573b27aFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:02 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder for shooting a motorist during a traffic stop is trying to get his job back through his union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2010ad78fccf438f8dc8c3bb0573b27aLitvinenko widow accuses Putin of ordering husband killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4645988592497e99b7364e7225661fFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:27:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — Nine years after former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko drank radioactive tea at a London hotel, an inquiry into his death ended Friday with his widow claiming President Vladimir Putin ordered the killing — and Moscow accusing Britain of politicizing the probe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4645988592497e99b7364e7225661fBush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/167fe15cf1c840288985887ffd7fdc58Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:58:27 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory on Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing — and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/167fe15cf1c840288985887ffd7fdc58Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e4863d723464690b67804fc7c1a4786Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:43:22 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leaders on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e4863d723464690b67804fc7c1a4786Sweet Briar alumnae make another payment to keep school openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fab45bae58e4d47b46f37387b4a7486Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:38:54 GMTSWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Sweet Briar College alumnae have made the second of three payments required under a settlement to keep the school open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fab45bae58e4d47b46f37387b4a7486Price's Toronto arrival delayed by flat tirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8f35610350b437e94ba4b79eea3057aFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:16:48 GMTTORONTO (AP) — David Price's arrival in Toronto has been delayed by a flat tire, a story that played out on Twitter with Blue Jays fans offering to rescue the stranded pitcher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8f35610350b437e94ba4b79eea3057aUS Capitol Police: Car hits barricade, driver chargedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc710eedf4bc4f079661fd9cec0c4d06Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:14:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've charged the driver of a car that crashed into a barricade at the U.S. Capitol grounds entrance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc710eedf4bc4f079661fd9cec0c4d06No bail for man charged with trying to support IS grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84d32ac7e0bc4e238437e93b901dfbf5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:50:46 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has denied bail for a western New York man accused of attempting to support terrorism by buying combat gear, making overseas trips and declaring his allegiance online to the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84d32ac7e0bc4e238437e93b901dfbf5Auction set for work from ex-auto plant credited to Banksyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c1bd4c67c4448ab3ff6648d8ebe28bFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:20 GMTDETROIT (AP) — An auction is planned for an artwork that gallery officials say the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy created at a former Detroit auto plant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c1bd4c67c4448ab3ff6648d8ebe28bUN Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15cbcc5fd6ef487ebd842d43163f19c1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:12:19 GMTLONDON (AP) — The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization as efforts to contain the deadly virus continue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15cbcc5fd6ef487ebd842d43163f19c1Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b590fc5307a4447927edde2afd104dcFri, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:09 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he wouldn't do so until prosecutors say whether they'll see the death penalty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b590fc5307a4447927edde2afd104dcWTO rules against China in specialty steel disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26445b1062dd408d8b44ec3a7a76ec9fFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:04:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization says China broke global trade rules by failing to comply with an earlier WTO ruling and continuing to impose duties on specialty steel imports.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26445b1062dd408d8b44ec3a7a76ec9fExecutive jet carrying 4 people crashes at England airfieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1aef53543d64ced803965fc27aca24bFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:12:29 GMTLONDON (AP) — An executive jet carrying four people crashed onto a car auction center while trying to land at an airport in southern England on Friday. There was no immediate information about casualties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1aef53543d64ced803965fc27aca24b