FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:25:19 -07:00Immigrants, refugees to receive papal blessing in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7d8385edb5b466fb6c59178dd8e2824Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:58:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis will offer a special blessing to a group of immigrants and refugees in New York, including those who are undocumented, highlighting two contentious issues in American politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7d8385edb5b466fb6c59178dd8e2824Doctor with airport office allegedly sold oxycodone scriptshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58887c2f66f46f8b60aa4b0bf8e6714Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:14:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who has an office at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58887c2f66f46f8b60aa4b0bf8e6714Mickelson needing big week for chance at 21st straight teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c63c5bad3ee6452b8ad0c2fd7ed40862Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:59:21 GMTNORTON, Mass. (AP) — Phil Mickelson only realized a few days ago that he mathematically is eliminated from qualifying for the Presidents Cup team.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c63c5bad3ee6452b8ad0c2fd7ed40862The Latest: Mississippi River oil spill not affecting porthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1dd7cd2713941bd93f1aec365e020bfThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:44:00 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the oil spill along the Mississippi River that caused a section of the waterway to be shut down (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1dd7cd2713941bd93f1aec365e020bfForest Service spends a record $243M last week on wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba1ec537f17479fb07d2bd95267e7bfThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:57:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the U.S. Forest Service spent a record $243 million last week battling forest fires around the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba1ec537f17479fb07d2bd95267e7bfCourt rules investigators can examine US Rep. Fattah's emailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72dfee8ab5524c6ca4accb5b09debcf7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:40:45 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah can't keep federal criminal investigators out of his personal email, a federal appeals court ruled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72dfee8ab5524c6ca4accb5b09debcf7Report faults VA management for Denver hospital failureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4598a934aca4041ba619743269aa5a2Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:18:14 GMTAURORA, Colo. (AP) — An investigation into massive cost overruns at a new veterans hospital outside Denver found VA officials didn't understand the complicated contract process they adopted and says they mismanaged change orders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4598a934aca4041ba619743269aa5a2Report: Dog charged police, prompting gunfire in wrong homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fbd470d867844bba044898ec2396fbdThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:25:39 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A dog charged police officers who entered the wrong Atlanta home searching for a burglar, prompting gunfire that seriously wounded an officer, injured the homeowner and killed the animal, according to a police report released Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fbd470d867844bba044898ec2396fbdAC too high? Italy's Errani laments cold US Open locker roomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a90d977d94ae4099b8e6b8662c40370aThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:45:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sara Errani figures she knows the real culprit for the dizziness, sore throat and general weakness that nearly cost her a match at the U.S. Open on Thursday: air conditioning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a90d977d94ae4099b8e6b8662c40370aAP PHOTOS: Searing images of past crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4836e30514d4505888a606e760a6ce3Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:03:41 GMTThe photo of a dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent. The disturbing image taken this week brings to mind other, similarly haunting photos of crises. Often they involve children. Will the photo of the Syrian child be like other seared-in-our-memory photographs? Over the years, AP photojournalists have captured powerful images. A 9-year-old girl fleeing a napalm attack in 1972 during the Vietnam War. A Rwandan child too weak from malnutrition to hold his head up in Zaire. A 5-year-old girl holding the hand of an 89-year-old woman as they are evacuated from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Aid experts hope the image of Aylan Kurdi will be the tipping point for the Syrian war, and will inspire people to prod governments to help the country's suffering..http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4836e30514d4505888a606e760a6ce3The Latest: Guatemala ex-leader escorted to jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da9a1526c3b94814be5c92b20c4d2d78Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:08:53 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da9a1526c3b94814be5c92b20c4d2d78US submarine force in the Pacific gets new commanderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8423df16f404455e9fa6a9ca5fd39fc8Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:18:28 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy is installing a new commander to lead its submarine force in the Pacific.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8423df16f404455e9fa6a9ca5fd39fc83 California deputies arrested; inmate died of blunt traumahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea46521639c44851a5e1d085380f39b0Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:27:50 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Three Northern California jail guards have been arrested after an inmate under their watch was found dead of multiple blunt trauma, authorities said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea46521639c44851a5e1d085380f39b0Clinton camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testifyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5e6c4816f14d7c92073d36e646f40bThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:31:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Aides to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a former State Department employee who helped set up her private email server to appear before a House investigative panel, but the former staffer has said he will assert his constitutional right not to testify.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5e6c4816f14d7c92073d36e646f40bArmy suspends operations at labs due to anthrax probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce9ba9cafc6b4e12a820ad1e38b3b162Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:14:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Army Secretary John McHugh has suspended operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to explain and correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to dozens of other labs around the country and the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce9ba9cafc6b4e12a820ad1e38b3b162Companies to stop 'revenge makeover' ads using ex-governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e551ebcff75a473fa50657ae61416cadThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:28:03 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Two online marketing companies are ceasing publication of ads that depict former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer as an over-the-hill divorcee who needed a "revenge makeover."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e551ebcff75a473fa50657ae61416cadHungary opens door to trains for migrants, but only to campshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0285a7c69fd43a8b9ffb485cdaa6c8fThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:46:15 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into the main Budapest train station Thursday after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger and confusion as hundreds shoved their way onto a waiting train. But when it tried to drop them off at a Hungarian camp for asylum seekers, a bitter showdown began.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0285a7c69fd43a8b9ffb485cdaa6c8fGuatemalan Congress accepts president's resignationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8265be11f1064539a95e11e965f74047Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:00 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Congress on Thursday unanimously accepted the resignation of President Otto Perez Molina amid a fraud probe that has shaken the country's political establishment just days ahead of national elections. Vice President Alejandro Maldonado, who only recently took office after his predecessor resigned in the same kickback scandal, was sworn in as the country's new leader.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8265be11f1064539a95e11e965f74047Afroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95145ea507c0454d89a2b96ece5ce2a0Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:17:08 GMTBILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rap artist Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95145ea507c0454d89a2b96ece5ce2a0Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appealshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1bd8f0d326e4baa92e31898319c3725Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:12:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1bd8f0d326e4baa92e31898319c3725California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f98d5d9334c49b8822bb95efca7d45eThu, 03 Sep 2015 23:01:13 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, including a $65 annual user fee and increases in the state's diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f98d5d9334c49b8822bb95efca7d45eStudents ask Education Department to discharge college debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebea26a30eef40c79b86f4e6c02d9a04Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:54:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3,000 former Corinthian College students will have their college loans erased, the first wave of debt relief tied to the collapse of the for-profit higher education chain. The potential cost to taxpayers if all Corinthian students seek relief: $3.2 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebea26a30eef40c79b86f4e6c02d9a04Sotheby's to auction art collection of billionaire Taubmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f335be5acca44927b34f79fde63e1d25Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:41:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The art collection of a billionaire developer and former chairman of Sotheby's, which includes works from Picasso, de Kooning and Rothko, is coming up for sale, the auction house said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f335be5acca44927b34f79fde63e1d25Pope eyes unity, not division in talks with Israel's Rivlinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd369162e01f408c8b05ab78cffa2623Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:21 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis met Thursday with Israel's president and gave him a medallion that reads: "Look for what unites, overcome that which divides."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd369162e01f408c8b05ab78cffa2623Detroit dog owner pleads guilty in brutal mauling of manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5e72dd7bf044cf87de93a6c3ffbdedThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:43:53 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A Detroit dog owner has pleaded guilty in the brutal mauling of a man who was attacked while feeding a pack of pit bulls.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5e72dd7bf044cf87de93a6c3ffbdedHouse Dems ask pope to address poor, environment in US visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5f3c0d4355a45719779e15be7ca3596Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:41:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are pushing Pope Francis to address the minimum wage, hunger and the environment in his historic speech to Congress later this month, hoping his embrace will give momentum to three party priorities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5f3c0d4355a45719779e15be7ca3596Latest on US Open: John Isner wins again in straight setshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbd635f389ba46e3b71e46410d323942Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:56:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbd635f389ba46e3b71e46410d323942Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea659caa3dd14029a471ce5409ba604bThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:57:17 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to end the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea659caa3dd14029a471ce5409ba604bOfficer charged in fatal shooting in a Wal-Mart parking lothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a685087026794773ba6583de21a52b8cThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:41:01 GMTPORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police officer who shot and killed a man in a Wal-Mart parking lot was indicted Thursday on charges of first-degree murder and using a gun in a felony.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a685087026794773ba6583de21a52b8cDemocratic support piles up for Iran nuclear deal in Senatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f50ca3f95d4dcfafd1f83e901e41d0Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:35:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical backing from three more Democratic senators Thursday, boosting White House hopes of blocking a disapproval resolution in the Senate so the president won't have to veto it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f50ca3f95d4dcfafd1f83e901e41d0Brady appeal added to long list of NFL losses in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9edafaf3b96a4df3980f7b7c8b92846fThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:27:03 GMTA federal judge tossed out Tom Brady's four-game suspension on Thursday, ruling that Commissioner Roger Goodell failed to follow the procedures laid out in the NFL's collective bargaining agreement in penalizing the four-time Super Bowl champion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9edafaf3b96a4df3980f7b7c8b92846fAP PHOTOS: Searing images of past criseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c981b26b8848e0bde98aa98973fa6fThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:06:33 GMTThe photo of a dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent. The disturbing image taken this week brings to mind other, similarly haunting photos of crises. Often they involve children. Will the photo of the Syrian child be like other seared-in-our-memory photographs? Over the years, AP photojournalists have captured powerful images. A 9-year-old girl fleeing a napalm attack in 1972 during the Vietnam War. A Rwandan child too weak from malnutrition to hold his head up in Zaire. A 5-year-old girl holding the hand of an 89-year-old woman as they are evacuated from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Aid experts hope the image of Aylan Kurdi will be the tipping point for the Syrian war, and will inspire people to prod governments to help the country's suffering..http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c981b26b8848e0bde98aa98973fa6fPolice seek man who threw officer down 40-foot embankmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b12cd09732b9480d8323586019e8d1eaThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:12:20 GMTNEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities were on the lookout Thursday for a man who jumped a police officer as she approached his vehicle and threw her down a 40-foot rocky embankment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b12cd09732b9480d8323586019e8d1eaNew federal requirements on cellphone surveillancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af921b8eefc24ef7bad68b10e8f74c26Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:44:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af921b8eefc24ef7bad68b10e8f74c26Prosecutors have called final witnesses in trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b4b151655bd4f21806c8cc31b89d5eeThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:11:16 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A second colleague of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian grandfather said Thursday that he thought the takedown used to subdue the man was improper, and a dispatcher said she helped "stack" the officer's probable cause information by searching for recent incidents he could mention in his paperwork.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b4b151655bd4f21806c8cc31b89d5eeChicago officials to reopen high school after fiery protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a037307a22b34b6681260e4a50399ae2Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:03:05 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school officials say they'll open an arts-focused school in a neighborhood school once slated for closure. But protesters who have disrupted budget meetings vowed to continue a nearly three-week hunger strike over perceived racial disparities and other issues in the city's public education system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a037307a22b34b6681260e4a50399ae2Image of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b61d7ef73f4914bf9d9a783677ad19Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:33 GMTThe photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b61d7ef73f4914bf9d9a783677ad19The Latest: Attorney for clerk says decision unprecedentedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/778b68ab92824367bc47f807b9675f81Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:04:35 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/778b68ab92824367bc47f807b9675f81Ethics panel investigating Rep. Mike Honda of Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2d1bd45044c4c6ba318dc3e0d178971Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:26:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Mike Honda of California remains under scrutiny by the House Ethics Committee for allegations that he had congressional aides perform campaign work when they were supposed to be working on government business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2d1bd45044c4c6ba318dc3e0d178971Forest Service spends a record $243 million on wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19a4e81e4d742d4b25ebe193a74aaf8Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:32:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has spent a record $243 million battling forest fires around the country this fiscal year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19a4e81e4d742d4b25ebe193a74aaf8The Latest: Court orders Guatemala ex-leader jailedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb57e2ca29934ac986d3529408486f44Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:00:49 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb57e2ca29934ac986d3529408486f44It's not over yet: What's next in the 'Deflategate' messhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca65f33296f441bda58948139b42b910Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:17:42 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Seven months. At least $3 million spent on lawyers — and probably twice that or more. Reports and responses and arbitration and appeals and even a college class in New England called "Deflategate."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca65f33296f441bda58948139b42b910Latest on US Open: American Rogers into 1st major 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5251eacaba94bb69e09a9147e009c98Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5251eacaba94bb69e09a9147e009c98Dominica estimates storm damage at nearly half of GDPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0470bc515c84fcfbae0ebcc74a94980Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:13:31 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — A preliminary assessment of the effects of Tropical Storm Erika on the island of Dominica has found damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP, the prime minister said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0470bc515c84fcfbae0ebcc74a94980Parents of Indiana 15-year-old killed by police plan lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d1c4fedc94d4b42883ccf1971299483Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:49:07 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parents of a 15-year-old carjacking suspect who was fatally shot by Indianapolis police plan to file a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that officers were negligent and violated his constitutional rights, an attorney for the family said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d1c4fedc94d4b42883ccf1971299483Clarification: Apple's News Service-Things To Know storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea011eca10f2406fbae2ac75b7ba3047Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:07:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 2, The Associated Press reported that news from the AP will be available on Apple's News app through an RSS feed. Although that was the case in a preliminary, "beta," version of the app, this AP feed isn't expected to be included in the app's broader release.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea011eca10f2406fbae2ac75b7ba3047Venice's gondoliers get updated look with new logohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa440c593f0041f0ae1122822776c6aeThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:53:30 GMTROME (AP) — Venice's gondoliers, famed for their striped, boat-neck shirts and rowing prowess, are getting an updated look.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa440c593f0041f0ae1122822776c6aeTexas horse, dog racetracks back in business _ for 90 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b685976a352d42d882e27539e6f82c7fThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:53 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas tracks will be able to again take bets on horse and dog races — at least temporarily — following a deal that resumes operations for the state racing commission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b685976a352d42d882e27539e6f82c7fACLU wants feds to withhold funds from LAPD for body camerashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d50cc74fb27b48c5ac59905728b6c6f9Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:56:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department's effort to equip officers with body cameras has run up against an unlikely obstacle — the ACLU of Southern California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d50cc74fb27b48c5ac59905728b6c6f9Court: Transgender asylum seekers can't be equated with gayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c03b7019530c47f58b8708e91258f54cThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:10:41 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Transgender people can be especially vulnerable to harassment and attacks and shouldn't be equated with gays and lesbians by U.S. immigration officials determining whether to grant asylum, a federal appeals court said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c03b7019530c47f58b8708e91258f54c