FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:13:51 -07:00Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41070f904f0940de9de3d2bf26cafc3fFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:58:58 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41070f904f0940de9de3d2bf26cafc3fGuatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0858ac23b5324f8da5fff6ae03247345Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:34:44 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0858ac23b5324f8da5fff6ae03247345Arbitrator rules against Bonds in collusion casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17dcde73b82c476fa0c32523327a8e3bFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:33:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator has ruled against Barry Bonds in a collusion case stemming from his final season in the majors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17dcde73b82c476fa0c32523327a8e3bFirefighters holding their own against giant wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/632cdee8ee604779a912d8849e7196d3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:33:03 GMTCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/632cdee8ee604779a912d8849e7196d3Life sentence for man convicted of killing 5 in Denver barhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85409517f03a4752b1ef7857b9f3f31bThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:30:56 GMTDENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death at a Denver bar and setting the business on fire will not be executed and instead will serve a lifelong prison sentence, a jury decided Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85409517f03a4752b1ef7857b9f3f31bUS OPEN 2015: What to watch aside from Williams in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eae9a04ee7541b187ff8066d0ae25ecFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:55:00 GMTThere is no question that the most talked-about topic heading into the U.S. Open is Serena Williams' Grand Slam bid. Even if she does dominate the conversation, a certain "Big Four" of men's tennis will provide plenty to discuss, too, as usual.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eae9a04ee7541b187ff8066d0ae25ecAg secretary promises more sage grouse spending across Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d15748f59414a0ca3c9b84585a08688Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:52:33 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d15748f59414a0ca3c9b84585a08688Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96a9b7db56c4425a8fdae107a5a87180Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:39:50 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96a9b7db56c4425a8fdae107a5a87180Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20fed45519f2441393052b4b6f3cef1aFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:09:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20fed45519f2441393052b4b6f3cef1aStruggling Bouchard gets help from Connors ahead of US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/085fd5129b754e0fb7b0edd4343b2774Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:39:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard is getting a little help from Jimmy Connors ahead of the U.S. Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/085fd5129b754e0fb7b0edd4343b2774The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28738e1807b04e3795212367d2e2af34Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:26:14 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28738e1807b04e3795212367d2e2af34Rubio says strength is only way to maintain peace with Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84fac7c43ad546f4b5583a5a383bd861Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:19:32 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The United States must bolster its military, push for more free trade and hold China far more accountable on human rights, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio writes in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84fac7c43ad546f4b5583a5a383bd861Fan at Phils game hurt soon after Manfred talks about safetyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70128057e8004c8184083eb2648d807dFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:55:39 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman was injured by a foul ball at a Philadelphia Phillies game Thursday night, hours after the Major League Baseball commissioner was at the stadium and spoke about increasing fan safety.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70128057e8004c8184083eb2648d807dThe Latest: Liu wins China's 1st gold of worlds in 20K walkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c81f523f2d64736aed1daa0de42c459Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:04:50 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c81f523f2d64736aed1daa0de42c459The Latest: Liu and Lu lead women's 20K walk at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08335604e90d467bbbe1277864f92c7fFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:32:54 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08335604e90d467bbbe1277864f92c7fAgent says he had 'no other option' but to kill NY escapeehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892d815347394ae2aaa0eb589651e5d8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:57:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A border patrol agent who shot an escaped inmate who led authorities on a weekslong manhunt in upstate New York says he had "no other option" but to kill him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892d815347394ae2aaa0eb589651e5d8Golf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e27a5a60e043f0b3df1edbf93beeacFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:30:35 GMTEDISON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e27a5a60e043f0b3df1edbf93beeacJury wants life sentence for man who killed 5 in Denver barhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e1de55f8af436989877be4ec35accdFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:08:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death at a Denver bar and setting the business on fire will not be executed and instead will serve a lifelong prison sentence, a jury decided Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e1de55f8af436989877be4ec35accdFrank E. Petersen Jr., first black Marine aviator, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e51a29001f1421ebf9f8c96613c204eFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:58:47 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first black aviator and brigadier general in Marine Corps, has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e51a29001f1421ebf9f8c96613c204eMan convicted in plot to sell deadly ricin as 'death pills'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39d5a08a954412f9bc5c45ce4b6ffabFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:02:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan man looking to acquire ricin so he could sell "simple and easy death pills" and guarantee "risk-free" murder was convicted of federal charges Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39d5a08a954412f9bc5c45ce4b6ffabAustralian survivor of WWII 'Great Escape' dies aged 101http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f964027264149d69c572289069c724fFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:52:26 GMTPERTH, Australia (AP) — Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f964027264149d69c572289069c724fElway says rest will be good for Manning _ eventuallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8657e17db9ad4b9f80347f148bfc245eThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:52:07 GMTENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The long-term benefit of getting Peyton Manning so much rest this summer is that he should be fresher in December.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8657e17db9ad4b9f80347f148bfc245eMillion gallons of wastewater closes another beach in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/894a1f5b31464291bc92f7b198d5aa26Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:48:57 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed Thursday after sewage from a treatment plant was discharged into the ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/894a1f5b31464291bc92f7b198d5aa26US OPEN 2015: Capsules on top men's playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c46ed1632a4675ac9c505759efa171Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:47:58 GMTMen to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c46ed1632a4675ac9c505759efa17110 Things to Know for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75eb71992dd94f6f9f00c536576edb8aFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:59:28 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75eb71992dd94f6f9f00c536576edb8aVenezuela crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb5d2a1cbe146cbae465c9e4d9c82e0Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:10:05 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. Now she's again taken her children and run, this time in the other direction, amid a Venezuelan crackdown on Colombian immigrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb5d2a1cbe146cbae465c9e4d9c82e0Lucky-loser entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91d9d593e1d47baa3a7840a90195ea1Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:50:21 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Lucky-loser entry Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine beat fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday in the Connecticut Open quarterfinals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91d9d593e1d47baa3a7840a90195ea1The Latest: Women's 20K walk gets things started at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a69c203804d74c1a846cd384d71ddbaeFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:38:47 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a69c203804d74c1a846cd384d71ddbaeCalifornians cut water without state imposing fineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a648103855ed495e85f9c827949802e5Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:47:22 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a648103855ed495e85f9c827949802e52 rescued from The Venetian hotel-casino's canalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0342731afc37437d964d015e72611c31Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:03:34 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A hospital spokeswoman has confirmed that two men found unresponsive in The Venetian resort-casino's gondola ride canal earlier this week are no longer in critical condition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0342731afc37437d964d015e72611c31Police: Man pretended to be officer to get unprotected sexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25088827ae154c8d8bcc732d6eaa610aFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:37:46 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a South Florida man told a prostitute that he was a police officer and that he would arrest her if she refused to have sex without a condom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25088827ae154c8d8bcc732d6eaa610aThe Latest: Decathlete Eaton sets championship mark in 100http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24691d6c8f4642f3905f516381267036Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:40:24 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24691d6c8f4642f3905f516381267036Brittany Lang leads LPGA Tour event in Alabamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/753006debd1e401a8cff6f2516b4f14cFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:15:17 GMTPRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Brittany Lang birdied five of the first seven holes in windy conditions and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/753006debd1e401a8cff6f2516b4f14cOriol Servia to drive Justin Wilson's No. 25 Honda in finalehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7a67e5aeb11444a8777ca06fe49607fFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:56:02 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7a67e5aeb11444a8777ca06fe49607fColombia recalls ambassador in Venezuela for consultationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b720103067964c8a9f4c630ca5c93896Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:09:17 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos has called in Colombia's ambassador to Venezuela for consultations amid a dispute involving the closing of a major border crossing and a weeklong crackdown on Colombian migrants and smugglers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b720103067964c8a9f4c630ca5c93896On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed angerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd669b41a0b64b3f92c9a5d95690a2a7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:25:01 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd669b41a0b64b3f92c9a5d95690a2a7Anderson, Johnson, Herbert reach Winston-Salem semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9d3b6f578d4e04a7d7ce7689d66bb3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:09:48 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat eighth-seeded Borna Coric of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (1) on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals in the Winston-Salem Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9d3b6f578d4e04a7d7ce7689d66bb3Colombia, Venezuela recall ambassadors amid disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63981d720ea042b0930a5a95213417ffFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:59:07 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela and Colombia each recalled their ambassadors for consultations on Thursday amid a dispute over the closing of a major border crossing and a weeklong crackdown on Colombian migrants and smugglers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63981d720ea042b0930a5a95213417ffPrograms run into pitfalls with fining college playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b537139112284d8d99395744bb945b39Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:37:44 GMTTake away game tickets for missing class. Hold back a bowl gift for being late. Maybe even dock a player his $15 per diem for skipping study hall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b537139112284d8d99395744bb945b39Lawyer: Former franchisee alerted Subway exec about Foglehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfb05ea516e445dc9ed59c937d5ffea8Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:28:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former franchisee alerted a Subway advertising executive in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfb05ea516e445dc9ed59c937d5ffea8Lawyer: Former franchisee alerted Subway ad exec about Foglehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67a7e2754e974237a25efac965636282Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:20:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former franchisee alerted an executive in charge of Subway's advertising in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67a7e2754e974237a25efac965636282Former NFLer Jonathan Martin working on memoirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dead561646c04992907c4bb2378d86c0Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:09:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Martin, the former NFL tackle who abruptly left the Miami Dolphins and has since said he attempted suicide, is working on a memoir.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dead561646c04992907c4bb2378d86c0Prosecution of Hernandez cousin dropped for cancer treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec6f8df9312d48168c3f936efb22e9a4Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:38:33 GMTFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say they'll abandon their case against a cousin of ex-New England Patriots player and murder convict Aaron Hernandez because of her worsening cancer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec6f8df9312d48168c3f936efb22e9a4With 2 killings this week, Louisiana police deaths risinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23ed4cbf751d4703b7edd624511e6973Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:39:04 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police badges in Louisiana are banded with black ribbons more than usual this year, a grim reminder that officer deaths are on the rise with two killings just this week alone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23ed4cbf751d4703b7edd624511e6973The Latest on TV shooting: Husband overjoyed wife is alivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/277de3baa8474855a4c1cfd895873917Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:16:36 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/277de3baa8474855a4c1cfd895873917ACLU sues to block sweeping Nevada education funding programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd83523030645f2bd3180a5f6684378Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:54:20 GMTCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada education funding program that's considered the nation's broadest school choice initiative attracted its first legal challenge Thursday, with three civil liberties groups saying it violates the state constitution by releasing public funds to religious schools.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd83523030645f2bd3180a5f6684378Japan inflation, household spending slow in July, incomes uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cc6a4945250422aa37f532bf34dc6f6Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:10:28 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's inflation rate and household spending slowed in July, according to data released Friday that will likely raise pressure on the central bank to up its barrage of monetary stimulus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cc6a4945250422aa37f532bf34dc6f6Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d481cfce884a449ca2038d9a84052b0dFri, 28 Aug 2015 02:03:23 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d481cfce884a449ca2038d9a84052b0dEvents mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8202311d3a7d49b69fc2cc18f4fae24eThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:42:10 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church services and movie screenings to remember Emmett Till.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8202311d3a7d49b69fc2cc18f4fae24eTS Erika kills 4 in Dominica; takes aim at Puerto Ricohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e90bab0e48f48b9b5a1d69e4fc7050aFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:12:04 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews fanned across Dominica late Thursday to search for missing and injured people after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e90bab0e48f48b9b5a1d69e4fc7050a