FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:45:29 -07:00Latest on US Open: Williams pulls out rough 1st sethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/750a7cbafed5403187a31a7b9bd643dcWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:49:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/750a7cbafed5403187a31a7b9bd643dcNuclear regulators boost oversight of Massachusetts planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4a117fa5c3141fa971dc0a59e2bfc27Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:43:35 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Federal inspectors said Wednesday they're increasing their oversight of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in the wake of a shutdown during a winter storm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4a117fa5c3141fa971dc0a59e2bfc27US markets rebound a day after big plungehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7743b4e002e4b9fafecc93b534cee75Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:31:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7743b4e002e4b9fafecc93b534cee75SodaStream chief accuses boycotters of anti-Semitismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c450f67fc65845b3b7913da88e0b3e66Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:33:19 GMTIDAN HANEGEV INDUSTRIAL PARK, Israel (AP) — The chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its West Bank factory in the face of international boycott calls, accused his company's critics Wednesday of anti-Semitism and hurting the interests of the Palestinian workers they claim to protect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c450f67fc65845b3b7913da88e0b3e66Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f62b9867525e45978540c3883cc53256Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:41:04 GMTWESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — The parents of a 12-year-old New York boy with Down syndrome are going to federal court to try to force their school district to provide him a local education in a case that experts say happens frequently across the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f62b9867525e45978540c3883cc53256After chaotic year, New Jersey superintendent praisedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aca3213b32424aee94703f90691d7ed4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:42:32 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A year after a schools opening marked by protest and boycott, critics of the policies of the new superintendent in New Jersey's largest city said they're willing to give him a chance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aca3213b32424aee94703f90691d7ed4Washington sues feds over safety of nuclear waste tankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f8e8023e0144d4f8640d882ab2d4ea8Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:59:16 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is suing the federal government again over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — this time over the danger posed to workers by vapor releases from underground waste-storage tanks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f8e8023e0144d4f8640d882ab2d4ea8Mexico's president acknowledges distrust, fearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dd19d30467d40719892ec7a27b2df87Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:29:57 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto acknowledged Wednesday that the country's crime, corruption and economic troubles have caused distrust and anger among Mexicans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dd19d30467d40719892ec7a27b2df87Sasquatch sighting! Maine police say Bigfoot artist nabbedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d086c4cdaed4d77803be0db0dd37508Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:03:02 GMTKENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Authorities have nabbed a man who's accused of spray-painting images of Sasquatch on public property in Kennebunk, Maine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d086c4cdaed4d77803be0db0dd37508State orders California firm to stop tapping Sierra springshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/825ce9507e384b8d9d0f59712e9895f4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:16:17 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Regulators have ordered a company to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water during the California drought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/825ce9507e384b8d9d0f59712e9895f4Latest on US Open: Mattek-Sands upsets Vandeweghehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fff6be0b1579479ebdddb454d684ee87Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:40:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fff6be0b1579479ebdddb454d684ee87Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d130413442984bf5879a6e9cfdb7d257Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:21:16 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of one of Alaska's most eroded villages are thankful for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight during his visit to the state this week, saying they hope it will help them secure funding to build an evacuation road to drier ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d130413442984bf5879a6e9cfdb7d257The Latest: 6 Baltimore officers to be tried separatelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7e978c1ba8b43f382b566b170862427Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:38:08 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7e978c1ba8b43f382b566b170862427Russia: Security Council addressing Europe's migrant crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5750f3e0edf7438abeb7f11a0c5608f1Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:56:30 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia says the United Nations Security Council is discussing a draft resolution to address Europe's migrant crisis, likely by authorizing the inspection of suspected migrant ships.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5750f3e0edf7438abeb7f11a0c5608f1Ozuna, Prado help Marlins top Braves 7-3 in 3-game sweephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e0a9c5d7014fd8844391cdce87f8a6Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:56:52 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna hit a two-run homer, Martin Prado and Jeff Mathis each had two RBIs and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling Atlanta Braves 7-3 to finish a three-game sweep on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e0a9c5d7014fd8844391cdce87f8a6Watchdog: 900,000 vets may have pending health care requestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddcd9782715146e295dd617e5c78d47dWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:18:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many veterans were actively seeking VA health care.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddcd9782715146e295dd617e5c78d47dWrongly convicted brothers each get $750,000 in compensationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7761122b0ca54568bc70a99eae4209c8Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:07:36 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When two brothers were released after three decades of wrongful imprisonment, they struggled to adapt to an outside world neither had experienced since they were teenagers. The older one has managed to adjust and keep his "head up high," but the younger one, according to his family, is a broken man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7761122b0ca54568bc70a99eae4209c8White House welcomes Senate support of Iran nuclear dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ef1e529243f45fbbc8c03e4871fdae5Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:21:29 GMTABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — The White House says it's encouraged that more than a third of the Senate has announced support for the nuclear deal with Iran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ef1e529243f45fbbc8c03e4871fdae5Prosecutors allege bogus tire claims by NASA contractorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fca13361172d47f292388e0becbf8ff0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:32:46 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two NASA contractors in Florida committed fraud by submitting hundreds of thousands of dollars in fake claims for car tires.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fca13361172d47f292388e0becbf8ff0NBC to celebrate NASCAR's history at Darlington Racewayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f78b35169f63462b843aca13f01e379aWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:03:41 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The return of the Southern 500 to Labor Day weekend will be marked by a throwback celebration at Darlington Raceway that will include everything from the retro paint schemes on the track to the actual broadcast booth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f78b35169f63462b843aca13f01e379aConnecticut Governor Malloy photobombed by beluga whalehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afa44b1d274748c7a39dc17f1101e008Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:56:31 GMTMYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has found himself upstaged by a beluga whale during a tourism news conference at the Mystic Aquarium.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afa44b1d274748c7a39dc17f1101e008Latest on US Open: Serena Williams' Grand Slam bid moves onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5f99c7bde7b4a798de0e66aa510a8afWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:08:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5f99c7bde7b4a798de0e66aa510a8afState fines owner of California spring water firmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b30a13b8646d43a79fc6c8d4e73c2694Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:37:19 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is then bottled and sold in stores.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b30a13b8646d43a79fc6c8d4e73c2694Kentucky clerk's defiance is a test for GOP rivalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbfa6d1f3c784d50bec429d63c556e7dWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:08:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Kentucky clerk who is defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is putting Republican presidential contenders on the spot as they try to mollify social conservatives without alienating the majority of Americans who support gay marriage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbfa6d1f3c784d50bec429d63c556e7d4 dead in Jersey shore house fire that may be murder-suicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4599e94ecb438189d60858a98cd34fWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:57:37 GMTLONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities responding to a report of a house fire on the Jersey shore found a family of four mortally wounded inside a bedroom, and investigators believe they might be victims of a murder-suicide, a prosecutor said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4599e94ecb438189d60858a98cd34fReview: Gibney presents Steve Jobs' darker side in new docuhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a16473a39e764443a044c87c2a845361Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:14:38 GMTWas Steve Jobs a brilliant visionary whose singular mind, capable of blending art, technology and commerce as never before, inspired the world to "think different" and changed the way we live?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a16473a39e764443a044c87c2a845361Sheriff: Lawyer says deputies didn't need to kill Texas manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9bc9ac43b86430a977fc8dc393ac18bWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:21:34 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The latest on Texas sheriff's deputies' fatal shooting of a man whose arms were raised. All times are local.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9bc9ac43b86430a977fc8dc393ac18bChair built for Pope Francis for his Mass in NYC is unveiledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a7b7757a5814515955bb906572e5624Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:14:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A wooden chair that will be used by Pope Francis when he celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden was unveiled Wednesday, with church officials saying its simple design reflects the pontiff's wishes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a7b7757a5814515955bb906572e5624The Latest: Clerk says she is unable to follow judge's orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b3e57bd6d7a4ae5ae8e75880e950b67Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:03:51 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The latest on a county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b3e57bd6d7a4ae5ae8e75880e950b67Highest ranking, early opener push No. 2 TCU past 2014 snubhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fab3ffbcae584e30a58334bbfbeba74fWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:37:42 GMTTrevone Boykin and his buddies at TCU have grown tired of hearing about last season, when the Horned Frogs shared the Big 12 title but were left out of the first College Football Playoff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fab3ffbcae584e30a58334bbfbeba74fNorth America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and heighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d346c6c58e34190a2246105069a7cf0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:18:33 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d346c6c58e34190a2246105069a7cf0Peak cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f447254ad93d4e8b8f0b62a00ab3cd78Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:03:33 GMTVENICE, Italy (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f447254ad93d4e8b8f0b62a00ab3cd78Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4bbe406563b41f1a01a0a253874b519Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:12:56 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," died of Parkinson's disease in Los Angeles on Sept. 1. He was 84.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4bbe406563b41f1a01a0a253874b519Obstacle to moving Rio Olympic venues? 1,400 silent athleteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3e283c732a8475f8ff585b79c80735dWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:57:00 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic organizers have agreed to test for viruses in Rio's sewage-filled waters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3e283c732a8475f8ff585b79c80735dLegionnaires' disease cases rise at Illinois veterans homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/813a0ecaacfc4fbf8f32419c7fd1014bWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:47:52 GMTThe death toll from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home has climbed to seven, and the state's public health director has warned that more fatalities could occur.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/813a0ecaacfc4fbf8f32419c7fd1014bRubio touts end to oil-export ban, bemoans EPA in Oklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba7abf83487348d088d79faedeed59cdWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:26:29 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says the U.S. should end its ban on crude-oil exports and reduce stifling federal regulations on the energy industry, which he says is central to the nation's economic prosperity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba7abf83487348d088d79faedeed59cdSony, back in the crosshairs, defends 'Concussion'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d40e25c789f641fdab84f1dcd193e513Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:24:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a year after the devastating hacking attack that leaked thousands of emails, Sony Pictures Entertainment again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time over the upcoming Will Smith film about head trauma and the NFL, "Concussion."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d40e25c789f641fdab84f1dcd193e513Defense portrays teen as deeply troubled at murder trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57f6cfd814f64794840b5ea01067387eWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:07:43 GMTGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The stepfather of a 13-year-old boy who killed another boy at a park said Wednesday that he beat the teen with a belt, testimony that was intended to reinforce an insanity defense during the murder trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57f6cfd814f64794840b5ea01067387eVideo of Arizona police officer whipping dog prompts probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5abf34e76eee4cf1b36f47185eaf2689Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:06:42 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A suburban Phoenix police officer is being investigated after a video posted online purportedly shows him whipping and kicking a police dog.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5abf34e76eee4cf1b36f47185eaf2689Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b929f2c79a5646b69ef11a63cf0e5838Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:30:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b929f2c79a5646b69ef11a63cf0e5838Harbaugh return looms large over Michigan-Utah season openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec7e29abebf4387bd64d15358a4c9a4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:58:40 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After eight months of living in the spotlight as college football's latest rock star, Jim Harbaugh is ready to move past the hype and get gritty on the football field.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec7e29abebf4387bd64d15358a4c9a4Extended power outages hit home for Phoenix residentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b32e772808ca442f8916465b18ece28bWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:34:42 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A savage storm with wind, rain and lightning that damaged buildings, knocked down trees, utility poles and power lines added up to sweaty predicaments for many Phoenix residents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b32e772808ca442f8916465b18ece28bSheriff: Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab83a35b9c0448dab98c3744cc59bfbWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:29:46 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A second video that captured Texas deputies fatally shooting a man whose hands were raised appears to show that he was holding a knife, a sheriff said Wednesday, declining to release the video because the investigation is ongoing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab83a35b9c0448dab98c3744cc59bfbColorado mine spill prompts changes in warning systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5aecef7a43643a081a34ccdc36d0adcWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:21:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — A massive wastewater spill from an old gold mine in Colorado has prompted state officials to expand the list of downstream users they will warn after such accidents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5aecef7a43643a081a34ccdc36d0adcJudge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92fe5e098d1547e0b0ab9f11c6757b60Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:17:52 GMTDOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to receive gender-reassignment surgery opposed by her parents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92fe5e098d1547e0b0ab9f11c6757b60Selfie sticks not allowed at pope's Philadelphia eventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a03ba4f68146eaa4165b0ace0881bcWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:17:04 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — If you want to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia later this month, you'll have to leave your selfie stick at home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a03ba4f68146eaa4165b0ace0881bcDirector defends Taylor Swift's music video of whitewashinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648f4bc28a204c1bb550ebe9fc990d2fWed, 02 Sep 2015 20:23:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The director of Taylor Swift's new music video is defending the singer after some claimed she whitewashed her video based in Africa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648f4bc28a204c1bb550ebe9fc990d2fTupperware and Navistar are big market movershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/512ba551d5cf4287ba0d2a743d113615Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:46:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/512ba551d5cf4287ba0d2a743d113615Watchdog: 900,000 vets have pending health care requestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8747bba6866647ed8189bce0082f3209Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:00:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many veterans were actively seeking VA health care.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8747bba6866647ed8189bce0082f3209Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec67f9a47ce344078ec3f3a52be4dbd0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:24:07 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec67f9a47ce344078ec3f3a52be4dbd0