FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Aug 2015 14:25:01 -07:00Serena Williams could face Sharapova in US Open semifinal, 27 Aug 2015 20:50:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams could play an All-American U.S. Open. prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal, 27 Aug 2015 20:28:09 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." Settlement reached in lawsuit over Gulf oil leak, 27 Aug 2015 20:47:43 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans energy company said Thursday it has reached a settlement agreement with environmental groups in a lawsuit stemming from the company's failed efforts to stop a decade-old, slow-motion oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. lens makers taking fight over price law to court, 27 Aug 2015 21:15:16 GMTDENVER (AP) — Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. won't toss charges in Chinatown racketeering case, 27 Aug 2015 19:57:33 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out a racketeering case against a man arrested in a money laundering and corruption probe centered in San Francisco's Chinatown that also led to charges against a California state senator. Q&A with Wall Street's top psychiatrist on market turmoil, 27 Aug 2015 20:07:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets. Parents of slain Ohio boys rejected state care plan, 27 Aug 2015 20:47:22 GMTBELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — Records show the parents of three young boys whose mother is suspected of suffocating them rejected Ohio's care plan for the family earlier this year., Rowlands, Reynolds to receive honorary Academy Awards, 27 Aug 2015 19:50:58 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds are the season's first Oscar winners. star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' has died, 27 Aug 2015 19:55:04 GMTDarryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug, 27 Aug 2015 21:18:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won approval for the second medicine in a new class of biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades. on government spending and debt, 27 Aug 2015 20:23:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. lays out proposal for naming lower-cost biotech drugs, 27 Aug 2015 19:57:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration released its proposal Thursday for naming lower-cost biotech drugs, a critical step in creating a market for the new class of medicines. to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists, 27 Aug 2015 21:09:22 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan. begin in New Hampshire prep school rape trial, 27 Aug 2015 20:49:16 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Jurors deliberating the fate of a former prep school senior charged with raping a freshman were left to decide Thursday who was more credible: the defendant, who credited "divine inspiration" with helping him end their escalating sexual encounter, or the accuser, who couldn't recall telling a friend what sex acts she was prepared to perform.'s work to impress Cowboys now showing on field, too, 27 Aug 2015 20:50:22 GMTOXNARD, Calif. (AP) — At times this summer, Randy Gregory would sign autographs and give interviews until Dallas team personnel had to just about pull him off the field during training camp. sees message of resilience on streets of New Orleans, 27 Aug 2015 21:09:29 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting on tidy porch stoops and dining at a thriving corner eatery, President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. shuts down hometown Tigers, pitches Angels to win, 27 Aug 2015 20:11:02 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Matt Shoemaker pitched one-hit ball into the eighth inning in his hometown ballpark, Albert Pujols drove in one run and scored another and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 Thursday. the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a day, 27 Aug 2015 21:04:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday. punts decision on embattled Albuquerque schools chief, 27 Aug 2015 20:36:07 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The new but embattled superintendent of New Mexico's largest school district has been granted a reprieve after school board members put off making a decision Thursday regarding his future at the helm of the troubled district. killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits island, 27 Aug 2015 21:05:07 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people., Cruz to hold joint event to blast Iran deal, 27 Aug 2015 21:15:42 GMTGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are expected to headline a Capitol Hill rally against President Obama's proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, both candidates confirmed Thursday. stocks end sharply higher after Chinese market surges, 27 Aug 2015 21:03:45 GMTInvestors were in a buying mood again on Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second straight day as they took advantage of this month's sell-off. could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains, 27 Aug 2015 20:48:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It will be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. Jude and Tiffany are big market movers, 27 Aug 2015 20:33:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: Arizona man helped student get Islamic State training, 27 Aug 2015 20:09:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An Arizona man has been charged with helping a New York college student get Islamic State training in Syria. jumps 10 percent for biggest one-day gain since 2008, 27 Aug 2015 19:51:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Oil soared more than 10 percent Thursday, its biggest one-day gain since late 2008, lifted by resurgent global stock markets and a report showing the U.S. economy grew faster than previously reported in the second quarter. Eaton begins defense of decathlon title at worlds, 27 Aug 2015 21:05:29 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Ashton Eaton is in good shape, maybe even his best shape in quite a while. Mentally, he's as strong as ever, too. Latest on TV shooting: Celebration before the shooting, 27 Aug 2015 20:14:14 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): man dies from plague in 4th fatal case in US this year, 27 Aug 2015 19:43:56 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man in his 70s has died after contracting the plague, bringing to four the number of deaths from the disease reported in the United States this year, health officials said Thursday. add 2 golds at worlds from Felix and Taylor, 27 Aug 2015 21:09:42 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Allyson Felix and Christian Taylor were out of their comfort zones at the world championships. gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina, 27 Aug 2015 20:38:44 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business. walks New Orleans streets, says city 'moving forward', 27 Aug 2015 20:37:48 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting on tidy porch stoops and dining at a thriving corner eatery, President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. on trial, accused of coaching witnesses to lie, 27 Aug 2015 19:44:35 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The question about how far lawyers can go in providing clients the strongest defense underlies a rare trial coming to a close in Chicago, where prosecutors accuse a prominent attorney of coaching defendants and witnesses to outright lie. rescued from The Venetian hotel-casino's canal, 27 Aug 2015 19:59:28 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say two men rescued from The Venetian hotel-casino's canal on the Las Vegas Strip were hospitalized this week in critical condition. la Riva, Paratore lead after 1st round of Czech Masters, 27 Aug 2015 20:38:42 GMTVYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Both Eduardo De la Riva and Renato Paratore shot a 7-under 65 to take a shared lead after the first round at the Czech Masters Thursday.'s shock at live TV slayings shifts to poise, strength, 27 Aug 2015 20:27:48 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The wide-eyed, open-mouthed look of shock on the face of WDBJ-TV anchor Kim McBroom was seen worldwide after her two co-workers were fatally shot on live television. But as her grieving newsroom went back to work, and she showed poise and strength Thursday as the on-camera leader of a team that refused to give in. finish sweep of Reds with 1-0 win, 27 Aug 2015 20:04:01 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Zack Greinke and two relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the reeling Cincinnati Reds with a 1-0 win on Thursday. US economy's second quarter went from solid to stellar, 27 Aug 2015 20:57:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming months despite global headwinds. gunman became increasingly volatile before killings, 27 Aug 2015 20:45:29 GMTMONETA, Va. (AP) — Vester Flanagan had become increasingly volatile in recent years, picking fights with co-workers and strangers over seemingly mundane incidents or perceived slights well before he fatally shot two former colleagues on live television. NFLer Jonathan Martin working on memoir, 27 Aug 2015 20:54:48 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. rejects EU anti-trust allegations as flawed, 27 Aug 2015 19:38:13 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Google rejected on Thursday a complaint by Europe's competition watchdog that the Internet giant is abusing its dominance in Web searches to promote its own products. charged in death of 9-year-old girl in Ferguson, 27 Aug 2015 21:14:51 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man was charged Thursday with killing a 9-year-old girl who was sitting on her mother's bed doing her homework when shots were fired into her home. TV reporter, cameraman were eager young journalists, 27 Aug 2015 20:43:25 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Alison Parker seemed destined for the anchor chair. Adam Ward was upbeat, the kind of cameraman everyone wanted to work with in the wee hours of the morning. Food CEO, former top exec ordered to pay $148M, 27 Aug 2015 20:36:31 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Thursday ordered 92-year-old Dole Food CEO David Murdock and a former top lieutenant to pay $148 million in damages for misleading directors and shareholders in a deal that took the company private in 2013. plead not guilty in fiery NY crash that killed 2 kids, dad, 27 Aug 2015 19:45:37 GMTCENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A high-speed race along a suburban New York parkway led to a crash that ended in the fiery deaths of a father and his two children, prompting authorities to indict one of the drivers on vehicular homicide, drunken driving and other charges. judge blocks new rule that would give government jurisdiction over some state waters, 27 Aug 2015 20:57:53 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal judge blocks new rule that would give government jurisdiction over some state waters. official: States should post local vaccination info, 27 Aug 2015 20:13:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out. Latest: Jurors begin deliberating prep school rape case, 27 Aug 2015 19:54:34 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local): Cable company largely responsible in fatal blast, 27 Aug 2015 20:50:45 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Time Warner Cable must pay nearly $6 million as part of a lawsuit alleging it was largely responsible for a fatal natural gas explosion that leveled an upscale Kansas City restaurant, jurors ruled Thursday. mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years later, 27 Aug 2015 20:15:14 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 a movie screening to remember Emmett Till.