FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:29:36 -08:00Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Famehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8032ae33e3cf42b8b9dac971a855b61eFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:27:43 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8032ae33e3cf42b8b9dac971a855b61eThe Latest: Northern Californian wins Titans of Maverickshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c35033640b45fe881ca9881f64b255Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:39:17 GMTHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Northern California's big-wave surfing competition known as Titans of Mavericks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c35033640b45fe881ca9881f64b255The Latest: Email says shift to Flint River made too quicklyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ba0ae383b824b82ab6b3cb4dbfc7961Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:08:38 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — The latest on efforts being made amid the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ba0ae383b824b82ab6b3cb4dbfc7961Catholic college reinstating 2 fired professorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb54dbadfa5418f8eb8d2d01d19846fFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:33:03 GMTThe embattled president of a Catholic university in Emmitsburg, Maryland, says he's reinstating two faculty members he fired this week amid an uproar over a plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail and offer them refunds if they chose to leave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb54dbadfa5418f8eb8d2d01d19846fExperts identify cases of Syria chemical attacks to probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5eca8ac97574992a4742228d80e58bbSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:10:56 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international body charged with establishing who is responsible for chemical attacks in Syria says it has identified at least five potential cases for investigation — four where chlorine gas was allegedly used against rebel-held areas and one involving mustard gas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5eca8ac97574992a4742228d80e58bbTalib, Jackson, Webb fined for Super Bowl infractionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a83bc71f81274baab9dcf40b2ccd4851Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:37:24 GMTDenver Broncos fiery cornerback Aqib Talib's taunting and face mask fouls proved costlier five days later than they did in Super Bowl 50.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a83bc71f81274baab9dcf40b2ccd4851House panel calls governor, EPA chief to testify on Flinthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ed6f5ed9bf4f45a5c9f752a31dd283Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:11:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Friday he has agreed to testify to Congress about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, bowing to demands by Democrats that the Republican governor explain his role in a cost-cutting move that resulted in a public health emergency caused by lead-contaminated water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ed6f5ed9bf4f45a5c9f752a31dd283Alabama woman serving life for granddaughter's running death has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13c3529e1a004b7f83dc53b3f9b696deSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:12:41 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama woman serving life for granddaughter's running death has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13c3529e1a004b7f83dc53b3f9b696deThe Latest: Black organizers in South Carolina in for Kasichhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3627685438d42e480d6f1bb207533d7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:32:34 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3627685438d42e480d6f1bb207533d7Fraternity says 5 chapters acknowledged hearing racist chanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74120af9c4f34f91a63a459af4c2ea3dSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:04:29 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The fraternity connected to a racist chant caught on video at the University of Oklahoma last spring said Friday that members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74120af9c4f34f91a63a459af4c2ea3dLanger shoots 62 to take 4-stroke lead in Chubb Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf854a667064ac89eae21e211eeea9fFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:46:58 GMTNAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Bernhard Langer had a hard time choosing what kind of putter to use.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf854a667064ac89eae21e211eeea9f2 more men charged in Southern jewelry robberieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f26902c9efb94d958fc28a7e1b6ad854Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:08:29 GMTPANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Two more men accused of participating in a string of jewelry store robberies across the South are facing federal charges in Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f26902c9efb94d958fc28a7e1b6ad854Catholic college's president reinstating 2 fired professorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b527023dfa2f4872bc8f8273f76dbac4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:54:52 GMTThe embattled president of a small Catholic university in rural Maryland said Friday he's reinstating two faculty members he fired amid an uproar over his plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail and offer them tuition refunds if they chose to leave early in their first semester.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b527023dfa2f4872bc8f8273f76dbac4It's Kobe's world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ca81818daa41688b4946d894f2f27fFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:03:33 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ca81818daa41688b4946d894f2f27fWhere did El Nino go? Heat, dry spell stoke drought worryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d22b4cd37a2841f085df38867baa6f43Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:17:08 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Where did El Nino go?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d22b4cd37a2841f085df38867baa6f43Brewers trade OF Khris Davis to Athletics for 2 prospectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8b06e7c0b8446adaff648d8fc3ede96Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:06:02 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8b06e7c0b8446adaff648d8fc3ede96Black Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9310f0cf90a14869b3cd46945494738cFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:35:20 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the rightful heir to the nation's first black president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9310f0cf90a14869b3cd46945494738cColumbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims dailyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de255c8e115d4fe1ac69af326cf82eccSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:12:33 GMTDENVER (AP) — The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and that she thinks about the victims and their families every day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de255c8e115d4fe1ac69af326cf82eccKlizan and Mahut win to set up Rotterdam semifinalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3afedd7e716640d98fa7dd317f92f3dcSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:08:36 GMTROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Martin Klizan of Slovakia saved five match points before beating Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday and setting up a semifinal against French qualifier Nicolas Mahut at the World Tennis Tournament.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3afedd7e716640d98fa7dd317f92f3dcBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2472d9f2cca44ddb3531828606c91feFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:17:28 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2472d9f2cca44ddb3531828606c91feConan's biggest regret at Harvard? Skipping economicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a28cc5439e456ea61c0ff9434595c1Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:16:31 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a28cc5439e456ea61c0ff9434595c1The Latest: Art teacher killed in manhole cover accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e866d1760f0a4550a9fd0044884961d0Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:04:44 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of a woman whose vehicle was struck by a manhole cover on a Boston highway (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e866d1760f0a4550a9fd0044884961d0Huge New Jersey fire that burned for 20 hours is containedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c16b32b8c14dcc8367612d6e67fe9aFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:23:35 GMTHILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters on Friday contained a massive warehouse fire that burned out of control for nearly 20 hours and generated so much smoke that it was detected by weather radar and forced some school closures.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c16b32b8c14dcc8367612d6e67fe9aThe Latest: Arizona school shooting was murder-suicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1685bde2f615409f8a4153094b6ed4c7Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:18:27 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1685bde2f615409f8a4153094b6ed4c7US senator calls for backup proof when gas leak sealedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dda0bce8741f432b8f22cfbfa63f3296Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:11:28 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants independent confirmation when a massive natural gas leak near Los Angeles is permanently sealed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dda0bce8741f432b8f22cfbfa63f3296Texas lurking near top of Big 12 as 'havoc' takes holdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef710bf5a5064caa975c856ce3124b42Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:17:15 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — "Havoc" is finally taking hold at Texas, where first-year coach Shaka Smart and the No. 24 Longhorns have shaken off a slow start to join the hunt for the Big 12 title.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef710bf5a5064caa975c856ce3124b42Texas A&M president decries reports of racial harassmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1921be28f60427ebf3fa1f9f9be3a34Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:12:47 GMTCOLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of black and Latino high school students touring the campus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1921be28f60427ebf3fa1f9f9be3a34The Latest: Clinton says Trump offends to get voteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af5c2146bacd44d682121ed45eb11c04Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:06:15 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af5c2146bacd44d682121ed45eb11c04Drew Lewis, Reagan transport secretary during strike, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a74528d9c1c4b25bf05bbb44e08044fFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:41:58 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Drew Lewis, a businessman who served as U.S. transportation secretary under President Ronald Reagan during the 1981 air traffic controllers' strike, has died at age 84.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a74528d9c1c4b25bf05bbb44e08044fAP PHOTOS: A collection of photos from campaign 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e066c59fbfce42feb8e7eb5f011b9956Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:54:53 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders snagged their first win each in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday as early voting in the race for the White House rolled into its second week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e066c59fbfce42feb8e7eb5f011b9956Northern Californian wins Mavericks big-wave surf contesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59437aed59ba4969b1ffe05ce9abefedSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:05:53 GMTHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Northern Californian Nic Lamb won the prestigious big-wave surfing contest known as the Titans of Mavericks Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59437aed59ba4969b1ffe05ce9abefedActivists say officer's shooting conviction no bellwetherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df53862e26c14540a39b5a2f9a1d67e2Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:53:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police-reform activists, who have come to expect disappointment any time an officer is accused in a killing, expressed surprise Friday over the conviction of a patrolman who shot an unarmed man in a housing project stairwell but said they don't necessarily see the case as a turning point in the national debate over police accountability.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df53862e26c14540a39b5a2f9a1d67e2Eric Foner wins $50,000 American History Book Prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3c6dddcece2411897439de5147e945aFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:30:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest honor for Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner is a $50,000 award from the New-York Historical Society.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3c6dddcece2411897439de5147e945aThe Latest: Judge wants to review Duke Energy pollution dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8b1f5fb07394d9787a2d95961dcc60aFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:27:41 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a judge reviewing a $7 million settlement over groundwater pollution at one coal-burning power plant that was expanded to end disputes at all 14 Duke Energy sites in North Carolina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8b1f5fb07394d9787a2d95961dcc60aAmerican Pharoah has 1st date; breeding career is onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0d331fc32614f5b809f29fcf334feefSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:02:04 GMTThe first date is over for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Now the waiting begins.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0d331fc32614f5b809f29fcf334feef'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96108978eb99422f883e74d4329f605eFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:37:25 GMTHAVANA (AP) — With a hug and an exclamation of "Finally!" Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first ever meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism that has divided Christianity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96108978eb99422f883e74d4329f605eTommy Hunter agrees to 1-year contract with Indianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce8707b5f97e4ba0841dcbd88deea429Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:43:18 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Pitcher Tommy Hunter and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce8707b5f97e4ba0841dcbd88deea429Presidential contenders fight for minority voters in SChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4ec53294c5f4d15b7db72bec987a4abFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:19:28 GMTDENMARK, S.C. (AP) — The fight for black voters turned into a tug-of-war over President Barack Obama's legacy Friday as Democratic presidential hopefuls looked for an edge in South Carolina. Republicans, meanwhile, crisscrossed the state in search of a path out of Donald Trump's long shadow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4ec53294c5f4d15b7db72bec987a4abTexas 1st state to recommend court ban on bite mark evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19173de4a3841f0a29795d37bf30ce8Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:38:48 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas became the first state Friday to call for banning bite mark analysis in criminal cases, dealing a major credibility blow to a technique that critics rebuke as junk science and will now likely encounter greater skepticism in courtrooms across the U.S.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19173de4a3841f0a29795d37bf30ce8The Latest: Pope sends Mexico condolences over prison riothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05600850fd748a1920ca7a478675a64Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:32:23 GMTHAVANA (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05600850fd748a1920ca7a478675a64Alabama woman convicted in girl's running death dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d7d681db0446cba4242471363fdb88Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:15:56 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman serving life without parole in her granddaughter's running death has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d7d681db0446cba4242471363fdb88Gerhart goes for 9th ARCA win, history at Daytonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5c26f39d57f4e7d991c1502f9611e00Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:01:11 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It's been nearly two decades since Bobby Gerhart went through this kind of drought at Daytona International Speedway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5c26f39d57f4e7d991c1502f9611e00Manhole cover crashes into SUV's windshield, killing driverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d742cfa92d54f0a9336047e18e07b31Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:40:28 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A dislodged manhole cover weighing more than 200 pounds went airborne and crashed through an SUV's windshield on a major highway, killing an art teacher as she drove to work during the Friday morning commute, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d742cfa92d54f0a9336047e18e07b31Closer Aroldis Chapman agrees with Yankees at $11,325,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/291ae73c307a4853a0e5f0a8122e876fSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:07:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Closer Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a one-year contract worth $11,325,000, avoiding salary arbitration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/291ae73c307a4853a0e5f0a8122e876fCourt gunman's widow sentenced to life in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9269f48fc5344316bde0476d5f8e3eceFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:35:11 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — The ailing widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse was sentenced Friday to life in prison on federal cyberstalking charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9269f48fc5344316bde0476d5f8e3eceDominican police kill suspect in attack on German touristhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5fcfa66f6c946ecac9e745d75ef035aFri, 12 Feb 2016 23:03:51 GMTSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic say they have killed one of two men suspected in the slaying of an elderly German tourist during a robbery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5fcfa66f6c946ecac9e745d75ef035aAngle mulls US Senate bid; testing waters for money, supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9059f3e84fa4833a51eba2153001844Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:23:21 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada conservative Sharron Angle says she's trying to determine if she could raise enough money to run for the U.S. Senate again, a move that could throw a wrench in Republicans' hopes to claim Democratic Sen. Harry Reid's soon-to-be-vacant seat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9059f3e84fa4833a51eba2153001844The Latest: Ted Cruz hits at Trump in new South Carolina adshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd43ced87fc948fa98949cf362a1783bFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:37:32 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd43ced87fc948fa98949cf362a1783bBaylor regents announce new responses to sexual assaultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f5245cd6e84d32a87e843c3c530894Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:15:15 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University regents have announced new measures to improve the school's response to sexual assault incidents, including hiring more counselors and providing additional training for faculty and staff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f5245cd6e84d32a87e843c3c530894FBI: No rigged explosives found at site of Oregon standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bf92e1b91114f90a934318937ecc61aSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:09:03 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — FBI officials said Friday they haven't found any rigged explosives or booby traps at the national wildlife refuge in Oregon that had been seized by an armed group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bf92e1b91114f90a934318937ecc61a