FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:07:28 -08:005 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eff705e5f2974c1a9c5bd70a105ee5e3Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:50:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A building owner and four others were arrested Thursday on manslaughter, negligent homicide and other charges in connection with a gas explosion last year that killed two people and leveled three Manhattan buildings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eff705e5f2974c1a9c5bd70a105ee5e3Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7abbc2cdff334108b63a4dd6c5b45912Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:18:01 GMTMUNICH (AP) — The Obama administration opened a two-front campaign on Syria on Thursday with a push to end one war there and step up another.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7abbc2cdff334108b63a4dd6c5b45912John Lewis on Sanders' civil rights work: 'Never saw him'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc573a67f8c494fb3389dd7ca7e1033Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:27:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality, saying, "I never saw him. I never met him."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc573a67f8c494fb3389dd7ca7e1033L'Oreal 2015 sales up across markets, net profit downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7f00938bfc24af8bfbc4d25450d123bThu, 11 Feb 2016 17:53:31 GMTPARIS (AP) — Leading global cosmetics company L'Oreal saw its sales grow 12 percent last year, with increases across old and new markets despite difficulties in Brazil and global economic uncertainty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7f00938bfc24af8bfbc4d25450d123bNo charges filed against Tennessee officers who killed manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b47e45b959940459f4c7ddc3c0da6f7Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:32:24 GMTCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The district attorney's office will not file charges against six Tennessee police officers who fatally shot a black man after authorities say he threatened a child and an officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b47e45b959940459f4c7ddc3c0da6f7Arkansas judge charged in death of son left in hot carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd22e390d6634dbebbfbbd004f14b7dbThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:37:56 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge has been arrested on a complaint of negligent homicide after the death of his son in the back seat of a hot car last summer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd22e390d6634dbebbfbbd004f14b7dbThe Latest: Sheriff shares more details of fatal shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8ad786e85a4bb18206ae14842a3dd4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:06:26 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman fatally shooting two sheriff's deputies and being killed in a shootout (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8ad786e85a4bb18206ae14842a3dd4The Latest: Cliven Bundy charged with assault, conspiracyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5780a7e3244831badafce368f08cd3Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:19:17 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5780a7e3244831badafce368f08cd3Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of votershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a231bfeca68b4703855c9066b38e47baThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:47:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a231bfeca68b4703855c9066b38e47baCleveland mayor apologizes for billing family of dead boyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8b79c2825e48b1a32397720681ddeeThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:07:50 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor of Cleveland has apologized for the city sending a claim to the estate of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy fatally shot by a white officer, seeking $500 for transporting the boy by ambulance to a hospital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8b79c2825e48b1a32397720681ddeeAP appoints Zeina Karam news director for Lebanon and Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef628667bea34c14ac73f913bd531642Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:58:21 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The Associated Press has named Zeina Karam as its news director for Lebanon and Syria, a new position that consolidates leadership in video, text and photo coverage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef628667bea34c14ac73f913bd531642The Latest: Bevin says his focus is fixing 'fiscal crisis'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8a56c5e9ece4b48908a073ac1d552bcThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:03:40 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's effort to oppose Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's effort to dismantle the state's health care program known as kynect (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8a56c5e9ece4b48908a073ac1d552bcFIFA candidates head to Miami to meet CONCACAF in crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c50489c9d627445ba5809142562e11ceThu, 11 Feb 2016 17:58:51 GMTThe five FIFA presidential candidates meet in Miami on Friday with the election's most inscrutable voters who are deep in their own leadership race amid a financial crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c50489c9d627445ba5809142562e11ceWozniacki beaten by Cibulkova in St. Petersburghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1c41ff9678b447b98bb115c7c2cad5cThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:36:28 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy by Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 7-5 after a heated dispute with the umpire over a mistaken call.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1c41ff9678b447b98bb115c7c2cad5cJudge orders northeast Iowa zoo to remove tigers, lemurshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f32ea70d3634b058776d2f3de6b7a23Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:14:48 GMTCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The owners of a private northeast Iowa zoo must remove their tigers and lemurs after a federal judge ruled that they failed to provide appropriate living conditions for the endangered animals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f32ea70d3634b058776d2f3de6b7a23APNewsBreak: Report says EPA knew mine spill was possiblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c3738d3fca4892819208c55b7f6faeThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:16:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that government workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible, according to documents released Thursday by a U.S. House committee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c3738d3fca4892819208c55b7f6faeIMAX film 'National Parks Adventure' celebrates parkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d465ee9ec4f7442d888e2e550b620e7cThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:36:00 GMTA new IMAX movie debuts Friday, starring geysers, red rock canyons, mountaintops and redwood forests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d465ee9ec4f7442d888e2e550b620e7cArkansas chief justice cites Johnny Cash in bail dissenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19b02245cbd4f609708e47bef9b414dThu, 11 Feb 2016 17:56:16 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Objecting to the Arkansas Supreme Court ruling that lower-court judges can require defendants to pay their bail in cash, the high court's chief justice on Thursday cited a musician seldom thought of as a legal scholar: Johnny Cash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19b02245cbd4f609708e47bef9b414d3 Oregon occupiers apparently surrender; 1 refusing to gohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/696bea856da84d8db7093ef52c66c167Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:43:15 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — Three of the four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon apparently turned themselves in Thursday, a day after authorities moved in to the property nearly six weeks into the takeover and arrested a figure in the fight against federal control of public lands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/696bea856da84d8db7093ef52c66c167May verdict for ex-Chad dictator accused of war crimeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0216bc67a534299a0372f97d2bbcc58Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:59:53 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The judge presiding over the trial for Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre who faces charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes during his rule has said a verdict will be given by May 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0216bc67a534299a0372f97d2bbcc5852 dead, 12 injured in riot at northern Mexico prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a658b3adcd5845b0bb3a7e9c628ee217Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:31:22 GMTMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a658b3adcd5845b0bb3a7e9c628ee217AP Interview: Union head Tony Clark pitches for more jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7caa6fcbd9b447718eb9134c534c06d9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:38:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — With spring training approaching and dozens of players still seeking jobs, union leader Tony Clark concluded baseball's current system needs change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7caa6fcbd9b447718eb9134c534c06d9Brazil police arrest ex-president of construction companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd47c8da7795452d81211050c7e1ad96Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:57:11 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police have arrested the former president of construction giant Andrade Gutierrez for his suspected role in a bribery scandal involving the state-owned company that operates Brazil's two nuclear power plants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd47c8da7795452d81211050c7e1ad96Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9faba330f9c6484591f83e958f19ab63Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:38:12 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president says peace talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically divided country have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9faba330f9c6484591f83e958f19ab63US says precise location of Iran's enriched uranium unknownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4f378f0fc834babb5572939ed6b55fbThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:52:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official says the U.S. does not know the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel under the landmark nuclear agreement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4f378f0fc834babb5572939ed6b55fbFeds: Leader of New Jersey gang Grape Street Crips indictedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/686979291550462b9207c4033dba553fThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:15:33 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities in New Jersey say they've arrested the reputed leader of one of the state's most violent street gangs, the Grape Street Crips.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/686979291550462b9207c4033dba553fVeteran newsman Joe Danborn named AP's Rockies news editorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efd6079529a64a0284b15fa010528d86Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:36:01 GMTDENVER (AP) — Joe Danborn, a veteran editor for the Associated Press, has been named Rockies news editor for the cooperative.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efd6079529a64a0284b15fa010528d86Manatees flock to 72-degree springs to escape coldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78b56ab6fa4e4b448b82c9ad152c0462Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:48:29 GMTCRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (AP) — Like most sensible creatures, manatees — the sea cows that live in the waters around Florida — seek warmth when it's cold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78b56ab6fa4e4b448b82c9ad152c0462Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/830106b072a443898801eaeeeca769eaThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:35:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/830106b072a443898801eaeeeca769eaGeorge Clooney hopes to meet Merkel to discuss refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5e04b8ddfb44c5f8d1a963e371a7bb0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:42:20 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Actor George Clooney says he plans to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in Syria, which has contributed to the surge in refugees coming to Europe over the past year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5e04b8ddfb44c5f8d1a963e371a7bb0Pentagon chief predicting 'tangible gains' in Iraq, Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da1395249b5435dbff5e02039b3c423Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:26:37 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter predicted on Thursday that recent U.S.-led efforts to accelerate the fight against the Islamic State group would produce "tangible gains" in Iraq and Syria by March, even as coalition partners pledged to expand and deepen their military contributions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da1395249b5435dbff5e02039b3c423Man convicted in death of officer hit by another driverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a08832a9575e423d9b651dec0a67134aThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:57:51 GMTMINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York man was convicted Thursday in the death of a police officer responding to a crash on the Long Island Expressway even though the officer was struck and killed by another motorist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a08832a9575e423d9b651dec0a67134aClinton aims to reset campaign with focus on black votershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/707b5e8f073245d5b9ef187b1b4b7181Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:20:47 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her strategy to retool her 2016 bid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/707b5e8f073245d5b9ef187b1b4b7181Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56b72cee975d42699023523d8df84749Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:43:12 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government is trying to convince hundreds of wealthy investors to move to the U.S. territory, hoping they could help lift it out of a deepening economic crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56b72cee975d42699023523d8df84749New York City Council speaker seeks criminal justice reformshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899d996d1fb7488791014cde251ad961Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:26:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The speaker of the New York City Council vowed Thursday to push for criminal justice reforms, including the elimination of hundreds of thousands of outstanding warrants, to unclog the court system and shrink the inmate population to the point that officials could consider eventually closing the troubled Rikers Island jail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899d996d1fb7488791014cde251ad961Mystery illness sickens 174 students at Pennsylvania collegehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5937fa368ff9417b94c1690f80a81b49Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:11 GMTCOLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The number of students sickened by a mystery illness at Ursinus College in eastern Pennsylvania has risen to over 170.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5937fa368ff9417b94c1690f80a81b49With no frozen lake, sail team gets early start this winterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b5d06eee3848e38a2fb0f561ac4b37Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:50:01 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont sailing team usually has to wait for the ice to thaw on Lake Champlain in March before getting their boats into the water, cutting into an already tight window for practice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b5d06eee3848e38a2fb0f561ac4b37Brazil, Texas state hospital reach deal on Zika vaccinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907ad346fe65412899536951dbccee34Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:22:51 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil has signed an agreement with a Texas research hospital to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, the country's health minister said Thursday, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907ad346fe65412899536951dbccee34Fargo police say officer shot during standoff won't survivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc099228b9984525bdad587a0b3fe6e7Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:38:14 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — Authorities are investigating Thursday if a man suspected of shooting a North Dakota police officer who is not expected to survive subsequently shot himself, or if a police bullet took his life during an 11-hour standoff in Fargohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc099228b9984525bdad587a0b3fe6e7The Latest: Live stream indicates 3 surrender in standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7442ee0cf75a42c9ae6cc57e78afa3b7Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:05:07 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7442ee0cf75a42c9ae6cc57e78afa3b7Revitalized El Paso ready to show off for papal touristshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb38e0de99284843b4ad297f99b3ca4cThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:19:55 GMTEL PASO, Texas (AP) — No longer the desolate space it was a few years ago, downtown El Paso is ripe with new hotels, bars, restaurants — and bulldozers that herald the planned construction of a streetcar, a children's museum, a Mexican-American cultural center and new mixed-used buildings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb38e0de99284843b4ad297f99b3ca4cThe Latest: Bloomberg sees chance in NH primary resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b754b7c2845f49c19c505e725043153fThu, 11 Feb 2016 17:50:01 GMTPAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b754b7c2845f49c19c505e725043153fHealth scare over, Bosh ready to enjoy another All-Star triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a740e173f2476f80a4645f93cc6081Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:52:33 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Chris Bosh sees no need to reflect on where he was at this time last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a740e173f2476f80a4645f93cc6081Protests inside, outside during South African nation speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f378954aa5b24684a555207f5ac27051Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:13:44 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Opposition members disrupted the South African president's state-of-the-nation address on Thursday, with some lawmakers walking out of the joint session.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f378954aa5b24684a555207f5ac27051'Affluenza' teen postpones court appearancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb96b3be348140abbf881001e66a15beThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:43:25 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has waived his right to a detention hearing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb96b3be348140abbf881001e66a15beFamiliar Stars Hollow faces back for 'Gilmore Girls' reboothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b613bca66c463cbf18bd76c382b97eThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:44:59 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the "Gilmore Girls" reboot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b613bca66c463cbf18bd76c382b97eUS judge orders man deported for concealing Bosnia war pasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0dcb2405ff34756a4781facdc3557a4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:58:02 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man who came to the U.S. as a refugee from war-torn Bosnia almost two decades ago will be deported for concealing a long criminal past in his home country, including the murder of an elderly Serbian neighbor, a federal judge ordered Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0dcb2405ff34756a4781facdc3557a4Bloomberg cautiously eyes 3rd party presidential bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2b281073ba34cf5a3556eee399add02Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:06:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sees an opportunity emerging in presidential politics after Hillary Clinton's blowout defeat in New Hampshire combined with Donald Trump's ascension in the tumultuous Republican race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2b281073ba34cf5a3556eee399add02Zika virus has phones ringing at pest control, travel firmshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6488b220fc924221afe92497ae3557fbThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:54:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Some small U.S. companies are getting an influx in calls — and in some cases, unexpected business— due to fears about the Zika virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6488b220fc924221afe92497ae3557fbBreakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravity rippleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba67016af974ad9a74744515f43774cThu, 11 Feb 2016 18:10:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba67016af974ad9a74744515f43774c