FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Jul 2015 16:10:13 -07:00Arum sues Haymon, Premier Boxing Champions over fights, 01 Jul 2015 22:34:36 GMTBoxing promoter Bob Arum filed suit Wednesday against Al Haymon and his financial backers, claiming they are violating federal law by acting as illegal promoters and monopolizing fighters and venues for fights. judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rape, 01 Jul 2015 22:38:28 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was high on meth and hallucinating when he was arrested two weeks ago and accused of misdemeanor assault and menacing, his attorney said Wednesday during a bail hearing. funeral home owner indicted after bodies found in room, 01 Jul 2015 22:14:34 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The owner of a funeral home where several bodies intended for cremation were found in a state of decay was charged Wednesday with abuse of a corpse. kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germany, 01 Jul 2015 21:38:48 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday.,000 baby floats recalled because they can deflate, 01 Jul 2015 22:18:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — About 3,000 inflatable baby floats are being recalled because they can deflate, posing a risk that a child could drown. the financial implications of lengthy auto loans, 01 Jul 2015 21:45:29 GMTKevin Flores has more than six years to pay off the loan on his new Nissan Frontier pickup. sanctions 6 generals for fueling South Sudan conflict, 01 Jul 2015 21:23:26 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council decided Wednesday to impose sanctions on six generals for fueling an 18-month conflict in South Sudan that has killed thousands, forced over two million people to flee their homes and created a humanitarian emergency. SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusual, 01 Jul 2015 22:29:18 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags. hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdown, 01 Jul 2015 21:53:13 GMTLONDON (AP) — Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an energy-sapping condition. Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025, 01 Jul 2015 22:24:34 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — About a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a U.S. government report shows.'s ark developer seeking lost Kentucky tax incentive, 01 Jul 2015 21:14:13 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lawyers for a Christian ministry building a Noah's ark theme park said Wednesday that Kentucky officials violated First Amendment religious protections when they denied the project a tax incentive worth millions. red panda cubs born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, 01 Jul 2015 22:34:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — For the first time, red panda cubs have been born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade, 01 Jul 2015 22:03:38 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity. Highlights, 01 Jul 2015 22:06:44 GMT___ fines Rahal, Power for actions during Sonoma race, 01 Jul 2015 21:50:10 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal's team has been fined $10,000 because the Fontana winner left the pits with a fuel hose attached to his car Saturday. judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage, 01 Jul 2015 22:59:14 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions. proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture, 01 Jul 2015 22:11:46 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead with plans to have the people decide whether they want more austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal. Greece offered more concessions to its creditors, but was rebuffed — Eurozone finance ministers refused to negotiate any more aid until the referendum clears up what the country wants. 16-year-old breaking baseball barriers for women, 01 Jul 2015 22:38:38 GMTPARIS (AP) — Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers. moves forward with plan to split in 2, 01 Jul 2015 22:51:25 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard is moving forward with plans to split into two companies, filing paperwork to create a new entity that will sell commercial technology, while a separate spinoff will sell personal computers and printers. senator pleads guilty to racketeering in California, 01 Jul 2015 22:51:38 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown. who shot police chokehold video arrested on drug charges, 01 Jul 2015 21:41:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A man who recorded video of a white police officer applying a fatal chokehold to a black man has been arrested on drug charges, police said Wednesday. crews use drone to rescue 2 boys from raging river, 01 Jul 2015 21:24:06 GMTMECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine used a drone to help deliver a life jacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a raging river before bringing him and another boy to safety. probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high, 01 Jul 2015 21:27:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. Rico power company forced to sell bonds amid crisis, 01 Jul 2015 22:16:37 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's troubled power company has been forced to sell bonds again to obtain capital and avoid defaulting on a $415 million debt payment due Wednesday amid a worsening economic crisis in the U.S. territory. USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska, 01 Jul 2015 22:53:06 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure, according to a new report published Wednesday. forces arrest Boko Haram leader, hold 74 others, 01 Jul 2015 21:41:53 GMTN'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chad's chief prosecutor says that security forces have arrested one of the leaders of the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram. probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high, 01 Jul 2015 21:12:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. Latest: US player Sock fractures finger at Wimbledon, 01 Jul 2015 21:26:42 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): offers deal to white Cleveland police supervisors, 01 Jul 2015 22:59:50 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor has offered to drop charges against five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to stop a high-speed car chase that ended in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two unarmed black people if they admit they endangered the public and other conditions. leaps onto boat, injuring California woman, 01 Jul 2015 22:37:18 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles. farmer testifies at trial, denies abusing livestock, 01 Jul 2015 22:07:11 GMTFREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland farmer charged with 20 counts of animal cruelty testified Wednesday that he treated his cattle, goats and sheep better than authorities did when they seized the livestock he allegedly neglected. draftee Eichel signs entry level deal, leaving school, 01 Jul 2015 21:31:19 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres draftee Jack Eichel signed his first professional contract on Wednesday, opting to skip his final three years of college eligibility., muscle cars help auto industry maintain momentum, 01 Jul 2015 21:29:24 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so much. women's basketball players sue school, coach, 01 Jul 2015 21:24:41 GMTURBANA, Ill. (AP) — Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out. 6 die in clashes between police and protesters, 01 Jul 2015 21:08:29 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Six people have been killed as protesters clashed with security forces in a neighborhood southeast of the capital, Bujumbura, police said. Chicago school cuts include layoffs, less maintenance, 01 Jul 2015 22:33:37 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 million pension bill officials said it couldn't afford. says he has 'clear conscience' despite FIFA probes, 01 Jul 2015 22:52:40 GMTBERLIN (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he is not corrupt and that he has a "clear conscience" despite corruption investigations into world soccer's governing body. it endangered? More study for alligator snapping turtles, 01 Jul 2015 21:58:29 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal protection may be needed for three amphibian species and seven reptiles, including the hard-biting, spiky-shelled alligator snapping turtle, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says. with no memory searches online for identity, family, 01 Jul 2015 22:39:07 GMTCARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — A woman who couldn't recall her identity when she was found on a Southern California street earlier this year has turned to the Internet in search of her family. warden, security measures after New York prison escape, 01 Jul 2015 22:06:14 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month. stays, Chandler moves, dollars fly in NBA free agency, 01 Jul 2015 22:32:17 GMTKevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix. win draws best men's or women's World Cup semi audience, 01 Jul 2015 21:13:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The United States' win over Germany is the most-watched men's or women's World Cup semifinal ever on American television. chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his story, 01 Jul 2015 21:37:50 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Handcuffed and shackled to a block of steel, the young boy would brace himself when he heard footsteps outside his bedroom door. He knew that once the grown-ups entered, the abuse would begin. of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big raises, 01 Jul 2015 21:13:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out. proposes coverage change on short hospital stays, 01 Jul 2015 22:14:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare is proposing to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher costs for seniors., protesters gather at Indiana Church of Cannabis, 01 Jul 2015 22:42:42 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 100 people packed a pot-smoking Indianapolis church for a music-filled service without their illegal sacrament Wednesday, days after authorities threatened arrests if the congregation lit up during the rites. Montana trio applies for wedding license, 01 Jul 2015 22:16:29 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. rule out natural causes in Washington state blaze, 01 Jul 2015 22:42:35 GMTWENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire that destroyed nearly 30 homes in central Washington state was likely human-caused. accused of contaminating son's IV gets 6 years in prison, 01 Jul 2015 22:27:23 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV at a Cincinnati hospital pleaded guilty Wednesday to endangering a child and was sentenced to six years in prison. USA to buy Cargill pork business for $1.45 billion, 01 Jul 2015 21:38:10 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. subsidiary of a Brazilian-based international meat processor is buying the pork division of Cargill Inc.