FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:54:38 -08:00Undermanned Senators sweep Devils, Anderson makes 29 saveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e35acbf5456c40ba94b21d4980562e4dWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:34:41 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Craig Anderson made 29 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Tuesday night despite playing without three of their top forwards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e35acbf5456c40ba94b21d4980562e4dTop-seeded Nishikori loses temper; loses in 1st round in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf1d1b7d1188425c899f8d0d9513f756Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:25:23 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Kei Nishikori smashed his racket into the red clay after losing the first set on Tuesday, an unusual burst of anger from the usually calm Japanese player.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf1d1b7d1188425c899f8d0d9513f756Kansas State women win 20th game, beat No. 16 Oklahoma 79-71http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4e290c518254277a21f56408f520176Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:17:20 GMTMANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Karyla Middlebrook scored 19 points, Breanna Lewis added 18 and Kansas State held off No. 16 Oklahoma's late rally for a 79-71 victory on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4e290c518254277a21f56408f520176Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for misconducthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a4a9d1773514f37bd3eb499ca3f2c55Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:18:55 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison for misconduct over a luxury apartment in mainland China intended for his retirement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a4a9d1773514f37bd3eb499ca3f2c55Trump administration working on trans bathroom guidelineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66a82a89b905458d9f52695959de838bWed, 22 Feb 2017 00:43:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is working on a new set of directives on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students, the White House said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66a82a89b905458d9f52695959de838bChinese premier appeals to Washington to avoid 'trade war'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91b56dac5034d2ab22a2778887d2a48Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:36:24 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's No. 2 leader expressed hope that disputes with U.S. President Donald Trump's government can be settled amicably and warned a "trade war would benefit nobody."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91b56dac5034d2ab22a2778887d2a48Palat, Kucherov shine in Lightning's 4-1 win over Oilershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2e28fcfdd324492bffbc59434580f21Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:47:49 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ondrej Palat scored twice and Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2e28fcfdd324492bffbc59434580f21The Latest: Suspect in slaying may have been high on drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61446e0f48924d2f99edb62277312b2cWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:44:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two California police officers as they responded to a traffic accident (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61446e0f48924d2f99edb62277312b2cGOP members of Congress meet with protests at town hallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853855bdf92d4ec9b42c9340909c9695Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:41:46 GMTFAIRVIEW, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump's cabinet appointees. She also was met with protests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853855bdf92d4ec9b42c9340909c9695Review: 'Contemporary Color' is a hypnotic concert filmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1748409149934730ac1550d86e493b0eWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:23:14 GMTIn 2015, former Talking Heads front man David Byrne staged an unconventional show in which he paired up 10 contemporary musicians and performers with color guard teams — those baton and saber twirling staples of small town parades and high school football games. The musicians, including the likes of St. Vincent, Lucius, Ad-Rock, Zola Jesus and Nelly Furtado, composed original songs that the color guard teams then used to choreograph a corresponding routine. The unique spectacle, which took place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, is chronicled with experimental verve in the documentary "Contemporary Color ," from filmmaking brothers Bill and Turner Ross.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1748409149934730ac1550d86e493b0eMLB to push forward with process for rule changeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d72cab44a85b4a7482850076aa836235Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:16:06 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Major League Baseball intends to push forward with the process that could lead to possible rule changes involving the strike zone, installation of pitch clocks and limits on trips to the pitcher's mound. While baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred expressed hope the ongoing process would lead to an agreement, he said clubs would reserve the right to act unilaterally, consistent with the rule-change provision of the sport's labor contract.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d72cab44a85b4a7482850076aa836235Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM Kupchak firedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55b2c10f9d8c46858f2bb3febcd8d7e3Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:47:29 GMTWith the Los Angeles Lakers mired in the worst years in franchise history, owner Jeanie Buss has turned to Magic Johnson to lead them back to championship contention.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55b2c10f9d8c46858f2bb3febcd8d7e3Crosby's power-play goal lifts Penguins past Canes 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d3a53d51cbe44fbbcb31d42610c787bWed, 22 Feb 2017 03:33:34 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin spent more time in the penalty box than usual for the Pittsburgh Penguins.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d3a53d51cbe44fbbcb31d42610c787bReview: In 'Get Out,' the two-faced horrors of racismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb4c09e7dd348a5b85bc40647d4bd9dWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:55:13 GMTFifty years after Sidney Poitier upended the latent racial prejudices of his white date's liberal family in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," writer-director Jordan Peele has crafted a similar confrontation with altogether more combustible results in "Get Out."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb4c09e7dd348a5b85bc40647d4bd9d2 Oregon police officers shoot, kill man on roofhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43f18cbe96d14831b64fbc6dd89887c6Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:45:08 GMTBEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Two police officers in Oregon responding to a 911 call shot and killed a man standing on a roof in a residential area Tuesday, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43f18cbe96d14831b64fbc6dd89887c6Official: Reforms didn't cut sentence of suspect in killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf294dd78e114596b66009554b1a262eWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:59:26 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A gang member suspected of shooting two California police officers, killing one of them, was released from prison last year on probation under a criminal justice reform initiative that had no impact on how long he spent behind bars, a prison official said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf294dd78e114596b66009554b1a262eMoney-losing Toshiba selling medical leasing unit to Canonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a17e7755eb78476baf6d4d04b33d4f98Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:39:56 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Embattled Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. is selling its stake in a medical equipment leasing company to Canon Inc. for 3.14 billion yen ($28 million).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a17e7755eb78476baf6d4d04b33d4f98Cline's 3-pointers lift No. 14 Purdue over Penn Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c785bb71f423408d9aad08779eb181efWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:27:01 GMTSTATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Accustomed to dominating in stretches lately, the 14th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers found themselves on the other end of a big score and needed a savior against a gritty Penn State team on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c785bb71f423408d9aad08779eb181efLakers trading Lou Williams to Houston for Corey Brewerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d85bae4224834bf3bd94cc01558ebeaeWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:44:49 GMTThe Los Angeles Lakers have swung their first deal of the Magic Johnson Era, agreeing to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a future draft pick.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d85bae4224834bf3bd94cc01558ebeaeMalaysia police chief: Suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing were trained to wipe toxin on his face, then wash handshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4447f7afd904051a5173ca7a0803d30Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:14:32 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia police chief: Suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing were trained to wipe toxin on his face, then wash hands .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4447f7afd904051a5173ca7a0803d30Baseball's Hall of Fame to honor 'The Simpsons' on May 27http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce10eff1a4a44aa982e5e69b80de8375Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:59:15 GMTCOOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Baseball's Hall of Fame will honor "The Simpsons" on May 27 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show's "Homer at the Bat" episode.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce10eff1a4a44aa982e5e69b80de8375Islanders open 9-game road trip with 3-1 win over Red Wingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b9fdb0e4d3842c98c09510460b78300Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:23:14 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Calvin de Haan was credited with a go-ahead goal that caromed off an opponent late in the second period and the New York Islanders went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b9fdb0e4d3842c98c09510460b78300Byron lifts Canadiens past Rangers in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdcae9c54fbe40dcbfdb9517429d735dWed, 22 Feb 2017 03:46:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night to give coach Claude Julien his first win in his second stint with the Canadiens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdcae9c54fbe40dcbfdb9517429d735dJudge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74ba33d2c50142daa680d3fa43ef4cffWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:34:33 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion provider.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74ba33d2c50142daa680d3fa43ef4cffMillions targeted for possible deportation under Trump ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca2eda8f6b5a45b7b586e856e159a3c8Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:40:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca2eda8f6b5a45b7b586e856e159a3c8No. 25 Wichita State rolls right through Evansville, 109-83http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52a31b8f07aa4190a5db3fc05b5d7db1Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:11:41 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Shaq Morris had 18 points, Connor Frankamp and Markis McDuffie added 13 apiece and No. 25 Wichita State announced its return to the Top 25 with a 109-83 blitz of Evansville on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52a31b8f07aa4190a5db3fc05b5d7db1Amnesty blames Trump, others in global rollback of rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/262899d6e30447d0b20df46871b4820fWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:29:27 GMTPARIS (AP) — Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/262899d6e30447d0b20df46871b4820fFamily, attorney denied access to hospitalized asylum seekerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8bfe844eae94ac7a9b0175a1fd7b66aWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:57:26 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for a Salvadoran woman who collapsed in a Texas detention center earlier this month as she seeks asylum said Tuesday that family and lawyers have been denied most contact with her as well as information about her medical condition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8bfe844eae94ac7a9b0175a1fd7b66aNew Zealand unveils national memorial for quake victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6de2e3b94dbc42adbc3204a6b34f4bb8Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:48:28 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The New Zealand city of Christchurch unveiled a national memorial Wednesday to commemorate the 185 people who died in an earthquake six years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6de2e3b94dbc42adbc3204a6b34f4bb8Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extendedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56c58f99f29949c487fd577925867198Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:06:02 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a Wednesday deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in North Dakota.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56c58f99f29949c487fd577925867198Teens accused of plot to rob, kill girl found shot in ditchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2f35cccd4c44f59b3dc0325edfc7949Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:57:24 GMTLOGAN, Utah (AP) — Two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head and leaving her wounded in a ditch lured her to the spot in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her, prosecutors said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2f35cccd4c44f59b3dc0325edfc7949Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for corruptionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd54756701124e239620377540242c90Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:53:32 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for corruption over a luxury apartment in mainland China intended for his retirement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd54756701124e239620377540242c90Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Josehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47ede1262e54405fb85fb6e0f0214f8dWed, 22 Feb 2017 01:49:15 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated Tuesday by water from an overflowing creek.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47ede1262e54405fb85fb6e0f0214f8dNo. 9 Baylor holds on 60-54 over Oklahoma to stay in 2ndhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbb63a2b19c84ac388c9a1d034f9d9faWed, 22 Feb 2017 03:36:58 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew preferred to focus on the positive aspects of the defense after the ninth-ranked Bears had to hold on to snap a two-game slide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbb63a2b19c84ac388c9a1d034f9d9faAsian stocks mixed as investors await Fed meeting minuteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7cddacaa30415fbd6f04b57e076eb0Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:22:15 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from the Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors awaited the Fed's latest meeting minutes due later in the day for clues about the U.S. central bank's views on interest rates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7cddacaa30415fbd6f04b57e076eb0Malaysian police chief announces two additional North Korea suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing; both still in Malaysiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88381c8c27f342fd8c41f5fa8ea0c385Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:10:16 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police chief announces two additional North Korea suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing; both still in Malaysia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88381c8c27f342fd8c41f5fa8ea0c385Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang gets 20 months in prison for corruptionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c331eeb72874da3b70a749ce1f742adWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:46:33 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang gets 20 months in prison for corruption.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c331eeb72874da3b70a749ce1f742adExodus of outdoor show from Utah criticized by beneficiarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0e2ecc790a44eaba5563462ffb25d0Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:07:25 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sales double twice a year at the Toasters sandwich shop in downtown Salt Lake City when tens of thousands of plaid-shirted outdoor retailer representatives arrive in town for a massive industry trade show.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0e2ecc790a44eaba5563462ffb25d0Utah moves to toss school ban on 'advocacy of homosexuality'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e6449467b494ec5bcc20c1135081111Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:51:01 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers took the first step Tuesday to get rid of a state law that bans the "advocacy of homosexuality" in schools, a move driven by a court challenge from gay rights groups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e6449467b494ec5bcc20c1135081111Kansas governor to veto income tax hike meant to fix budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a495449347164c2eb653fdb67ed69fbdWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:59:07 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback promised publicly Tuesday to veto a bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts he's championed, calling the bipartisan measure for fixing the state's persistent budget problems "an assault on the pocketbooks of the middle class."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a495449347164c2eb653fdb67ed69fbdAllen scores 26, No. 13 Florida tops South Carolina 81-66http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0834c385181842cd9efbb944645432a7Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:16:28 GMTGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida refused to get shut out again from 3-point range against South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0834c385181842cd9efbb944645432a7The Latest: Malaysia: Suspects wiped toxin on Kim's brotherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7e5c5f9e47c4c6ea3890b98aed3827cWed, 22 Feb 2017 03:32:43 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7e5c5f9e47c4c6ea3890b98aed3827cEvidence of rising anti-Semitism, but data mostly elusivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc8d5c4cc9fb47e285857dcc1e94e742Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:46:06 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Has anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump's rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate crimes believe so, noting a rash of recent incidents. But data is elusive, and the president's supporters note his family connection — a Jewish daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren — and his comments this week condemning hate and prejudice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc8d5c4cc9fb47e285857dcc1e94e742Islanders open 9-game road swing with 3-1 win over Red Wingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c7cf0dca8ff4366b219f9e082d72070Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:14:58 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Calvin de Haan was credited with a go-ahead goal that caromed off an opponent late in the second period and the New York Islanders went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c7cf0dca8ff4366b219f9e082d72070State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/707b784e92984d1ea2db74b718cab865Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:38:13 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/707b784e92984d1ea2db74b718cab865Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c11e7fe9556442298d57923b5bca1a0dWed, 22 Feb 2017 00:46:27 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City, federal officials said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c11e7fe9556442298d57923b5bca1a0dSouth Dakota bill leaves evolution skepticism up to teachershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e715235141ef426c8d38eacdeace4e7eWed, 22 Feb 2017 00:42:14 GMTPIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e715235141ef426c8d38eacdeace4e7e10 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b19399beed6423b8af953e0f3039feeWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:32:39 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b19399beed6423b8af953e0f3039feeMissouri bill would limit transgender school bathroom accesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fa8955e7b34cbfbd68674190edbca0Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:48:27 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are considering a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender children in public schools, despite a backlash that North Carolina faced over a broader law limiting bathroom use in all public buildings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fa8955e7b34cbfbd68674190edbca0Pilot radioed in 'Mayday' call before Australian plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f45090b6a504ae79789fe147bdf2e83Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:42:57 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall, killing himself and four American tourists, an accident investigator said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f45090b6a504ae79789fe147bdf2e83