FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Oct 2016 10:06:39 -07:00Isner beats Lopez in 3 sets to reach Vienna quarterfinals, 26 Oct 2016 16:51:47 GMTVIENNA (AP) — John Isner became the first player to advance to the quarterfinals of the Erste Bank Open on Wednesday by beating former champion Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (1), 3-6, 7-6 (2). Senate flier exploits Hassan's 'Muslim-sounding name', 26 Oct 2016 16:41:05 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group says a campaign flier targeting U.S. Senate candidate Maggie Hassan associates Muslims with violence and exploits her "Arab and Muslim-sounding name," though similar mailers are targeting candidates in other states and Hassan's last name has Irish roots. protester: Removal imminent from company property, 26 Oct 2016 16:55:07 GMTCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Protesters trying to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota believe law enforcement officers could take quick action Wednesday to remove them from private land owned by the pipeline company. FOOTBALL PICKS: Ohio State rooting for Michigan, 26 Oct 2016 16:56:40 GMTOhio State fans need to root for Michigan. Seriously. hope bacteria can beat Zika, 26 Oct 2016 16:35:35 GMTLONDON (AP) — Researchers are trying to infect mosquitoes in Brazil and Colombia with a type of bacteria that could prevent them from spreading Zika virus and other dangerous diseases. advocates, Democrats appeal Ohio voting rules, 26 Oct 2016 16:14:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for the homeless and the Ohio Democratic Party filed a longshot appeal with the Supreme Court on Wednesday, asking the justices to block election rules that could disqualify thousands of absentee and provisional ballots because of minor mistakes or omissions. says it will abstain on UN vote on Cuba embargo, 26 Oct 2016 16:10:48 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States announced Tuesday that it will abstain for the first time in 25 years on a U.N. resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba, a resolution it had always vehemently opposed. council president pleads guilty in sex case, 26 Oct 2016 16:16:26 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The former president of the Detroit City Council pleaded guilty Wednesday to criminal sexual conduct with a teen more than a decade ago when he was a TV journalist. fast track to ruin? Amtrak opponents fear high-speed plans, 26 Oct 2016 16:45:41 GMTOLD LYME, Conn. (AP) — This quaint shoreline community, proud of its role as a nursery of American Impressionist art, fears the destruction of its heritage if a federal proposal to someday run an East Coast high-speed rail line through its historic center becomes reality. CEO argues he's wrongly imprisoned after 29 deaths, 26 Oct 2016 16:49:24 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was wrongly convicted and sent to prison because jury instructions made it too easy to conclude that he willfully violated safety rules at a West Virginia coal mine, his attorneys argued Wednesday. Jersey Transit moves forward with train control system, 26 Oct 2016 16:58:28 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit's board has voted to secure the final piece of radio frequency spectrum it needs to install an automatic train braking system. Latest: Hacked emails show campaign fears about Sanders, 26 Oct 2016 16:42:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Latest: Clinton, in Florida, makes pitch to Republicans, 26 Oct 2016 16:31:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): athletes, including 6 medalists, caught for Beijing doping, 26 Oct 2016 16:42:00 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nine more athletes, including six medal winners, were retroactively disqualified from the 2008 Beijing Olympics on Wednesday after failing retests of their doping samples. Latest: Trump says he would stand by Israel, 26 Oct 2016 16:54:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): candidates back Chicago man's stalled pardon request, 26 Oct 2016 16:35:24 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana gubernatorial candidates say they would likely grant a pardon to a Chicago man whose request hasn't been acted upon by Gov. Mike Pence for two years despite evidence he was wrongly sent to prison for an armed robbery conviction. African photographer Juda Ngwenya is remembered, 26 Oct 2016 16:37:06 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Juda Ngwenya, a former South African photographer for the Reuters news agency, was remembered on Wednesday for skillfully recording some of the most pivotal moments in his country's transition from white racist rule to multi-racial democracy. He was also remembered as a friend, a mentor and a smart dresser. ratings drop, Olympics boosts Comcast in 3Q, 26 Oct 2016 16:33:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comcast's profit rose 12 percent in the July-September quarter thanks to the Olympics and the first third-quarter gains in video subscribers in a decade. braces for anti-government protests amid crisis, 26 Oct 2016 16:06:09 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's political standoff deepened Wednesday as anti-government demonstrators began gathering for a mass protest after congress voted to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro, hoping to drive the unpopular socialist leader from office. long stalemate, Spain starts process for a new gov't, 26 Oct 2016 16:45:48 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Spanish Parliament began an investiture debate on Wednesday that will likely result in the conservative Popular Party taking power later this week, ending 10 months of political deadlock during which a caretaker government has run the country. adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall total, 26 Oct 2016 16:54:59 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. Latest: Jesse Jackson joins oil pipeline protesters, 26 Oct 2016 16:46:46 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest (all times local):, Israel condemn new UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem, 26 Oct 2016 16:56:17 GMTPARIS (AP) — UNESCO's World Heritage Committee on Wednesday approved a new resolution on the status of conservation of the Old City of Jerusalem that drew angry accusations from Israel that the document denies Judaism's deep ties to the site. The United States decried the resolution as "inflammatory." Turnpike: Commercial scofflaws owe $1.5M, 26 Oct 2016 16:52:41 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike is trying to shame trucking firms and other commercial haulers into coughing up more than $1.5 million in unpaid tolls. States abstains on UN resolution condemning Cuba embargo for the first time in 25 years, 26 Oct 2016 16:31:00 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — United States abstains on UN resolution condemning Cuba embargo for the first time in 25 years. pleads guilty to killing teen at Ohio sandwich shop, 26 Oct 2016 16:57:28 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A young man formally charged last week in the fatal shooting of a teenage worker at a sandwich shop outside Cleveland has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and 14 other counts in an indictment handed up less than a week ago. arrests National Geographic's famed 'Afghan girl', 26 Oct 2016 16:14:07 GMTPESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani investigator says the police have arrested National Geographic's famed green-eyed 'Afghan Girl' for having a fake Pakistani identity card. condemns lewd 'scouting report' by 2012 soccer team, 26 Oct 2016 16:35:16 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University is condemning a sexually explicit document that was circulated among its 2012 men's soccer team that rated the attractiveness of and made lewd references about members of the women's soccer team. Oscars-Nicholl Fellowships story, 26 Oct 2016 16:41:38 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Oct. 25 about the film academy's Nicholl Fellowships presentation next month, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a performer. Her name is Alia Shawkat, not Alia Shawka. Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list, 26 Oct 2016 16:20:05 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man who has been on the run since Sunday, wanted in a string of killings, shootings and carjackings, likely intends to attack several people linked to a sexual assault case against him, authorities said Wednesday. emails show Clinton campaign's fears about Sanders, 26 Oct 2016 16:56:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Allies of Hillary Clinton felt threatened by the power of Sen. Bernie Sanders' candidacy and wondered about getting some signal of support from President Barack Obama in the heat of the Democratic primaries, according to the latest emails in a hacked trove from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. York's MoMA acquires original set of emojis, 26 Oct 2016 16:40:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Back in the day, before cars could drive themselves and phones could send stickers and animations, a Japanese phone company released a set of 176 emojis. counts expected against student charged with assault, 26 Oct 2016 16:16:27 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin student charged with sexually assaulting and choking a woman is expected to face additional charges after investigators say they were contacted by dozens of other women. Latest: MLB hopes to beat rain, get in Game 2 of Series, 26 Oct 2016 16:33:14 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern): upgrades: High-speed proposals could affect 8 states, 26 Oct 2016 16:46:25 GMTProposals by the Federal Railroad Administration to upgrade the high-speed rail corridor through the Northeast have raised concerns, and some enthusiasm, from residents in the eight states containing the route of Amtrak's Acela Express from Boston to Washington. After reviewing three major alternatives and a fourth option of doing nothing, the agency plans to release its recommendations later this year. The proposals attracting the most attention: Indiana mom found overdosed with baby in back seat, 26 Oct 2016 16:46:04 GMTHOPE, Ind. (AP) — Police in Indiana say a 25-year-old woman has been found passed out from an overdose with her baby in the back seat of the car. promotes his new luxury hotel _ along with campaign, 26 Oct 2016 16:56:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With his White House dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump is spending precious campaign time promoting his business in the final week of the long presidential race.'s regrets could help cut sentence of drug kingpin, 26 Oct 2016 16:58:57 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A former judge's regret could lead to the early release of a drug kingpin whose case became well-known because of its connection to an organ transplant that saved Pennsylvania's ailing governor in 1993. Latest: Trump says hotel shows what he could do for US, 26 Oct 2016 16:25:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Latest: US abstains in UN on Cuba embargo for first time, 26 Oct 2016 16:59:08 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. abstention from a U.N. resolution condemning the embargo against Cuba (all times local): Latest: Pipeline protesters think their removal imminent, 26 Oct 2016 16:12:46 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest (all times local): chief suspends reimbursement for enlistment bonuses, 26 Oct 2016 16:58:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a public outcry, Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday ordered the Pentagon to suspend its effort to seek repayments of enlistment bonuses given to thousands of California National Guard members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. police probing how teen got gun in shooting near school, 26 Oct 2016 16:25:00 GMTSANDY, Utah (AP) — School officials say police are investigating how a 14-year-old got a gun allegedly used to shoot and critically wound another teenager near a Utah school. protester: Removal imminent from private property, 26 Oct 2016 16:46:19 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Protesters trying to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota believe law enforcement officers could take quick action Wednesday to remove them from private land owned by the pipeline company. rally to farmer who killed official with nail gun, 26 Oct 2016 16:13:43 GMTSHIJIAZHUANG, China (AP) — Two years after the leaders of his village razed his home to make way for new development, farmer Jia Jinglong took his revenge with a nail gun. Latest: Pittsburgh's Jeter considering anthem action, 26 Oct 2016 16:43:17 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest from ACC men's basketball media day on Wednesday (all times local): Asian immigrants to US giving birth at higher rates, 26 Oct 2016 16:40:44 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The share of children born to Asian immigrants in the United States has significantly grown while that of Latin American migrant women has dropped. plan: The case to play goalies on consecutive nights, 26 Oct 2016 16:18:03 GMTIf NHL coaches want to provide goalies quality downtime during a constricted schedule, Martin Biron believes he has an ideal backup plan. Latest: Clinton says Trump hotel is 'same old story', 26 Oct 2016 16:59:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Christie says he never knew, others say he did, 26 Oct 2016 16:25:59 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has maintained for three years that he didn't know anything about the George Washington Bridge lane closures either before they happened or while they were going on.