FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:09:18 -07:00'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a39e0351cb354cefb4a77f40ff674020Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:20:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a39e0351cb354cefb4a77f40ff674020Yellen says economy likely ready for rate hike later in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b648853d5ef4b69a9db50e196dff54bWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:47:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the central bank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b648853d5ef4b69a9db50e196dff54bRiley: Rose-Ivey 'will do great' when he meets with governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2ea256769634e48852cf7d7b539be18Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:51:54 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Mike Riley said he expects Michael Rose-Ivey to represent himself well when he meets next week with Gov. Pete Ricketts, who criticized Rose-Ivey and two other football players for kneeling during the national anthem last weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2ea256769634e48852cf7d7b539be18Cuba rejects Trump's call for negotiations on human rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec1f871f4b85484eb60489035e717b23Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:23:47 GMTHAVANA (AP) — A top Cuban diplomat on Wednesday rejected Donald Trump's threat to undo detente with Cuba unless the single-party government meets the Republican presidential candidate's demands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec1f871f4b85484eb60489035e717b23Congress adopts bill of rights for sexual assault survivorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a48ab8a3f9274cf28ca1107dfb836e6dWed, 28 Sep 2016 23:20:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A proposed federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault won final legislative approval Wednesday, sending it to the president's desk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a48ab8a3f9274cf28ca1107dfb836e6dConnecticut lawmakers approve deal to keep Sikorsky Aircrafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e3382aa084241d695791d9fb178041bWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:18 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A $220 million agreement that would keep Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in Connecticut for at least the next 16 years to produce a new line of heavy cargo helicopters for the U.S. military easily cleared the General Assembly on Wednesday, with some lawmakers hailing the deal as a positive sign for manufacturing in the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e3382aa084241d695791d9fb178041bRaised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kapernickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84f2aebfa654bf9a556d020095df29cWed, 28 Sep 2016 23:44:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in a symbolic protest at the Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84f2aebfa654bf9a556d020095df29cPolice identify Maryland officer who shot suicidal manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93baf7bf535b4d8bb9f05ab4de346978Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:07:56 GMTCOLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Police have identified the officer who shot a suicidal man wielding a replica pellet gun in Maryland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93baf7bf535b4d8bb9f05ab4de346978Cautious approval, skepticism for Penn Station overhaul planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae941120a3fd411f9b21bc4db733afa9Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:12:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Horrible. Dirty. A dump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae941120a3fd411f9b21bc4db733afa9After subpoena, VA turns over documents on costly hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba27180d023c4732a73795bdee6e4328Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:22:37 GMTDENVER (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department turned over documents to Congress on Wednesday in response to a subpoena demanding information about how the cost of a Denver-area VA hospital soared more than $1 billion over budget.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba27180d023c4732a73795bdee6e4328Cano's homers Mariners top Astros 12-4, boost playoff hopeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9238afc092324b09af66fbc86f826489Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:01:57 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Cano continued his dominance against the Houston Astros on Wednesday to keep Seattle's playoff hopes alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9238afc092324b09af66fbc86f826489The Latest: Police say suspicious package not explosivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6eeb47809604ca5b8ac64b3bf2f316dWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:03:57 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6eeb47809604ca5b8ac64b3bf2f316dBulgaria replaces candidate for the United Nations' top jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf055d08acd64e13933e2d06df272ca0Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:18:43 GMTSOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov announced Wednesday that the government is nominating its European commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva, as a candidate to be United Nations Secretary-General, replacing its previous candidate, UNESCO chief Irina Bokova.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf055d08acd64e13933e2d06df272ca0Friend: Starbucks shooting victim became US citizen in 2004http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/722f3642141b46f7a270a1a49c9704c4Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:53:44 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The man killed in a weekend shooting at a Starbucks coffee shop in Las Vegas was a naturalized U.S. citizen from the country of Georgia, where he served in the military and learned not to back away from conflict, a lifelong friend said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/722f3642141b46f7a270a1a49c9704c4Tropical Storm Matthew lashes islands of eastern Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c2ca879df0e4413b552414abcc4a48cWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:44:04 GMTBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Tropical Storm Matthew lashed islands in the eastern Caribbean with heavy wind and rain Wednesday as it gained strength and headed west.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c2ca879df0e4413b552414abcc4a48cNew nursing home standards preserve patients' right to suehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc09a3a9a616442098a45e785f3eafb7Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:14:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is issuing new nursing home standards that reverse a longstanding industry practice and preserve the rights of patients to sue in cases of abuse or neglect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc09a3a9a616442098a45e785f3eafb7Major national seafood company sued for racial harassmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6730c90478984e54b4d4709a5d4317d5Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:45:02 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — One of the largest producers of shellfish in the country is being sued over claims it permitted ongoing racial harassment and retaliatory discipline against a black maintenance mechanic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6730c90478984e54b4d4709a5d4317d5Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a8d7d162bb24e82851d03492aa8676eWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:45 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a8d7d162bb24e82851d03492aa8676e'NCIS' showrunner Gary Glasberg dies in Los Angeles at 50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c0a9a0f77a04c09956e8a48ac51bb65Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:07:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep Wednesday. He was 50.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c0a9a0f77a04c09956e8a48ac51bb65Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c05aab7b2914f31b8a48e0d25779fe1Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:54:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in a symbolic protest at the Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c05aab7b2914f31b8a48e0d25779fe1NC jury backs fired trooper who reported suspect beatenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a671f04d213412599c01cec39ebe513Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:44:45 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury says a State Highway Patrol trooper fired after reporting a fellow officer wrongly hit an unarmed suspect should get $1.1 million in damages.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a671f04d213412599c01cec39ebe513Police: Man fatally shot ex-girlfriend at birthday partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41c64531dec48bd84c4b6e6d1dfce59Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:34:31 GMTCHILDERSBURG, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a central Alabama man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend in front of several children, including their own child, at a birthday party.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41c64531dec48bd84c4b6e6d1dfce59Police say Maine man drove 146 on I-95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87877b8aa81f4c52beb96ca4fe42e62eWed, 28 Sep 2016 23:27:11 GMTPITTSFIELD, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say they've charged an 18-year-old Manchester man with driving a Dodge Neon at 146 mph on Interstate 95, more than twice the 70 mph speed limit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87877b8aa81f4c52beb96ca4fe42e62eGeorge Takei gives personal collection to Los Angeles museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7647f36f91f4afaa8109e524a588016Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:04:41 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor and activist George Takei is donating a trove of art and artifacts from his life and career to the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7647f36f91f4afaa8109e524a588016After scolding FIFA on ethics, English soccer stands accusedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f1b423a68d44952904ba58558d82dc8Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:04:49 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — When lecturing FIFA on ethics, English soccer leaders look like the moral arbiters of the game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f1b423a68d44952904ba58558d82dc8After 170 years, remains of US troops return from Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96edb2010e9a4166be60afc4d306f1b3Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:43:54 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Remains thought to be those of U.S. troops who died in the Mexican-American War have been flown to a military mortuary in Delaware in an effort to determine whether they belonged to militia members of a Tennessee regiment known as "The Bloody First."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96edb2010e9a4166be60afc4d306f1b3APNewsBreak: Freezer where woman found dead had faulty exithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bc22bde89345e29bba2a73a197bfa3Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:02:50 GMTATLANTA (AP) — An exit button inside a walk-in freezer in a downtown Atlanta hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping two people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a medical examiner found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bc22bde89345e29bba2a73a197bfa3Investigators identify 2 men who took bag that held bombhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb367871c6247ecb057eb86e8337173Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:01:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Investigators probing bomb blasts in New Jersey and New York believe they've identified two men who walked off with a bag abandoned by the bomber on a street as Egyptian tourists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb367871c6247ecb057eb86e8337173Despite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5a4d94294a47ad930512a0fdf72362Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:11:22 GMTCOUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump showed no sign Wednesday of making any big changes before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton, pressing ahead with a strategy focused on speaking directly to his white working-class loyalists across the Midwest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5a4d94294a47ad930512a0fdf72362The Latest: VA gives Congress documents on costly hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c74409fb6b14c1b900e6067ab7db0f2Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:22:35 GMTDENVER (AP) — The Latest on a congressional subpoena demanding documents from the Veterans Affairs Department about an over-budget VA hospital in the Denver area (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c74409fb6b14c1b900e6067ab7db0f2Agnes Nixon, creator of 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live,' has died at age 93, ABC confirmshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec213f5759294c749a46fccf9705e8dfWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:56:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, creator of 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live,' has died at age 93, ABC confirms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec213f5759294c749a46fccf9705e8dfThe Latest: Fans line up for Jose Fernandez public viewinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b47272a8655347bdb0a6dc60899c7412Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:40 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Marlins-Fernandez Killed (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b47272a8655347bdb0a6dc60899c7412California suspends some Wells Fargo business amid scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f33ad26d0b2498894e404b3169e165eWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:54:26 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's treasurer said Wednesday that he's suspending some of the state's most profitable lines of business with Wells Fargo amid allegations bank employees opened millions of accounts without customers' permission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f33ad26d0b2498894e404b3169e165eGraphic video released of La. boy's shooting by policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5d8f50ecaf74cc28f9002bbf6ccdb6fWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:30:06 GMTMARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — After a police body camera captured two deputy city marshals firing on a car and killing a 6-year-old boy, the head of the Louisiana State Police said the video was the most disturbing thing he's seen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5d8f50ecaf74cc28f9002bbf6ccdb6fProsecutors work on global sex trafficking cases in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/631de7dfdc754e1bac9519b8c7279ef8Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:17:19 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors are calling the scourge of sex trafficking a form of modern-day slavery that touches every state in the nation, and they're working to draw connections between active investigations around the globe at a summit in Waikiki.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/631de7dfdc754e1bac9519b8c7279ef8Report: West Virginia chemical spill could have been avoidedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c49a24701d2b433598b5a46bd8bb9e75Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:58:27 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 2014 chemical spill into the water supply of 300,000 West Virginians could have been avoided if a company inspected its storage tanks and saw two tiny holes forming at the bottom of one, federal investigators said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c49a24701d2b433598b5a46bd8bb9e75Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bbbfcd642e74838964973ee9c9c3fb2Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:27:33 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New research suggests a Utah man who contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or sweat with his bare hands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bbbfcd642e74838964973ee9c9c3fb2OPEC reaches preliminary accord to curb oil productionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87c8d7822c42acb09c0099ff6052b2Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:08:47 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — OPEC nations reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday to curb oil production for the first time since the global financial crisis eight years ago, pushing up prices that had sunk over the past two years and weakened the economies of oil-producing nations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87c8d7822c42acb09c0099ff6052b2House OKs plan for $170 million to fix Flint water systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4789b7d9a1d4be7aaa294d34a6be330Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:12:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved an election-year plan Wednesday to provide $170 million to help Flint, Michigan, rebuild its lead-poisoned water system, as Congress moved toward addressing a public health catastrophe that became an acrimonious partisan dispute.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4789b7d9a1d4be7aaa294d34a6be330Pentagon: Tests confirm no mustard agent in Iraq attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87df3410dd0400ba117713e92a53dfdWed, 28 Sep 2016 21:56:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. troops in northern Iraq did not contain any sulfur chemical agent, as initially feared.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87df3410dd0400ba117713e92a53dfdTebow homers in 1st at-bat for Mets in instructional debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa9fd7a7e7ec489ba781e91c6b1c61b1Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:53:25 GMTPORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow made a powerful first impression for the New York Mets instructional league.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa9fd7a7e7ec489ba781e91c6b1c61b1Man rescued at sea was suspected in grandfather's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd401ec048d741cf907f95e88ec11bf3Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:32:24 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a suspect in the still-unsolved 2013 slaying of his rich grandfather, adding to the multitude of questions swirling around him and what happened at sea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd401ec048d741cf907f95e88ec11bf3The Latest: Lawmakers pass deal to keep Sikorsky Aircrafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99bf36aa48640518de5d534b192d997Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:52:11 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the Connecticut General Assembly approving a $220 million agreement that will keep Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in the state. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99bf36aa48640518de5d534b192d997Banned Rose appeals to Hall of Fame for eligibilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8e32394ce494b2b9e5a02cbde82f606Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:59:18 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pete Rose is appealing directly to baseball's Hall of Fame to restore his eligibility, arguing the lifetime ban he agreed to in 1989 was never intended to keep him out of Cooperstown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8e32394ce494b2b9e5a02cbde82f606Obama: Veto override 'a mistake' and 'a political vote'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc6316b2d79470787957875f9ab8ed2Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:55:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Congress' vote overturning his veto of Sept. 11 legislation was "a mistake" and "basically a political vote."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc6316b2d79470787957875f9ab8ed2Texans place star DE JJ Watt on injured reservehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f831c2a5ca4c9496781b64381e0952Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:47:53 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt is out until at least December and could miss the rest of the season with an injured back, leaving the Texans searching for ways to deal with the loss of the NFL's best defensive player.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f831c2a5ca4c9496781b64381e0952FBI director again defends integrity of Clinton email probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc1fabc723b47ea9e8ab70ddf8909f2Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:44:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers may question the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as secretary of state, but they should not question the investigation's thoroughness, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday as he again defended the agency's actions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc1fabc723b47ea9e8ab70ddf8909f2Liverpool reassesses further Anfield expansion after protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2260e52e7cd4cd2950d9a7db2c4f39fWed, 28 Sep 2016 22:27:31 GMTLiverpool owner John Henry says fan protests against ticket prices are causing the club to reassess plans to further redevelop Anfield.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2260e52e7cd4cd2950d9a7db2c4f39fSupreme Court asked to block $1B NFL concussion settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a95aee291d4a2e87801ba54590f149Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:11:12 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A second petition has been filed asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits because of how it treats current brain injuries versus future ones.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a95aee291d4a2e87801ba54590f149Official: Teacher, 1 child from shooting in good conditionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7aa2ef7ba1141cd85582f74caa83789Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:57:54 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7aa2ef7ba1141cd85582f74caa83789