FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Jul 2015 12:13:57 -07:00Mexico weighs ex-dictator Porfirio Diaz century after death, 01 Jul 2015 18:00:03 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's reviled former dictator Porfirio Diaz is getting some unexpected respect a century after he died in exile. cities show biggest water savings yet in drought, 01 Jul 2015 19:06:04 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California cities hit record conservation during the drought after cutting water use 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday. Ebola case declared in Liberia as health workers protest, 01 Jul 2015 18:29:33 GMTMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian officials confirmed a second Ebola case Wednesday in the same town where the disease was detected days earlier on the corpse of a teenager, seven weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free. Latest: Serena wins, reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon, 01 Jul 2015 18:55:39 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):,000 baby floats recalled because they can deflate, 01 Jul 2015 18:51:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — About 3,000 inflatable baby floats are being recalled because they can deflate, posing a risk that a child could drown. shows Justice Dept investigating whether airlines are colluding to keep airfares high, 01 Jul 2015 17:51:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Document shows Justice Dept investigating whether airlines are colluding to keep airfares high. Love pens piece saying he's staying in Cleveland, 01 Jul 2015 18:48:16 GMTKevin Love is staying in Cleveland and it's going to be for the long term. At least 1,466 Iraqis killed in June due to violence, 01 Jul 2015 18:28:08 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — At least 1,466 Iraqis were killed by armed conflict in June, up more than 40 percent from the previous month as security forces suffered mounting casualties battling the Islamic State group, according to U.N. figures released Wednesday. Department investigating potential airline collusion, 01 Jul 2015 17:53:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high. acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade, 01 Jul 2015 19:06:18 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins gave stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin some help, acquiring Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday. Latest: Wawrinka through to 3rd round at Wimbledon, 01 Jul 2015 18:26:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): judge releases son of Jalisco cartel leader, 01 Jul 2015 19:01:18 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A judge in Mexico ordered the release of the alleged second-in-command of Mexico's most violent drug cartel, judicial officials said Wednesday. It's the second time the cartel leader's son has been released. Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under law, 01 Jul 2015 19:00:14 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The head of a state authority that oversees Georgia's Stone Mountain Park says Confederate flags will continue flying at a memorial plaza there because state law prevents their removal. UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitments, 01 Jul 2015 18:51:35 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Iran has met a key commitment under a preliminary nuclear deal setting up the current talks on a final agreement, leaving it with several tons less of the material it could use to make weapons, according to a U.N. report issued Wednesday. proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture, 01 Jul 2015 18:50:26 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Eurozone finance ministers decided Wednesday to break off talks on more aid for Greece until after it holds a weekend referendum, even as the Greek government pressed ahead with plans to let the people decide whether to accept more austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal. judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage, 01 Jul 2015 18:29:46 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions. Force professor found stranded on cliff after 2 days, 01 Jul 2015 17:59:04 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An Air Force Academy professor who went missing for two days while on a hike is recovering after he got injured and stranded on a cliff face in Colorado. poverty group founder wins World Food Prize, 01 Jul 2015 18:18:57 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man who created a nonprofit organization credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty was named the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize on Wednesday. prosecutors scoff at Baltics independence probe, 01 Jul 2015 18:43:38 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A request by Russian lawmakers to check the legality of Soviet recognition of the independence of three ex-Soviet Baltic republics makes no sense, the Prosecutor General's office said Wednesday. State scientist gets prison for faking AIDS research, 01 Jul 2015 19:07:25 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State University scientist who has admitted to faking AIDS research has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison and must repay a federal government agency more than $7 million. No shortcuts in Syria rebel vetting, 01 Jul 2015 19:03:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer says the U.S. won't take shortcuts in screening Syrian rebel volunteers for a U.S. training program, which is off to an extremely slow start. crews use drone to rescue 2 boys from raging river, 01 Jul 2015 17:59:10 GMTMECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine have used a drone to deliver a lifejacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a raging river., Hasbro bet on 'Monopoly' movie, 01 Jul 2015 18:05:51 GMTSANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Uncle Pennybags is going to Hollywood. Latest: Will Greek banks have all their money next week?, 01 Jul 2015 18:09:34 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer, 01 Jul 2015 18:24:14 GMTOCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man apparently bitten by a shark off the North Carolina Outer Banks is being airlifted to a hospital with serious wounds. probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high, 01 Jul 2015 19:07:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. falls on woman walking to car after storms, killing her, 01 Jul 2015 18:57:55 GMTNEW MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A tree split in half after a night of heavy rain and fell on a woman walking to her car Wednesday, killing her, authorities said. a national day? Check a website in North Dakota, 01 Jul 2015 18:57:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska, 01 Jul 2015 18:34:02 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A new report says erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure. Latest: Mattek-Sands beats Ivanovic at Wimbledon, 01 Jul 2015 18:18:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): Fishburne to star in 'Roots' miniseries remake, 01 Jul 2015 18:23:48 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurence Fishburne is joining the "Roots" miniseries remake. leaps onto boat, injuring California woman, 01 Jul 2015 18:26:27 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles. law decried after black woman's 'lynching' arrest, 01 Jul 2015 19:04:01 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace. classic 'Left Hand of Darkness' to be an e-book, 01 Jul 2015 19:00:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ursula K. Le Guin's classic science fiction novel "The Left Hand of Darkness" will soon be available as an e-book. court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care, 01 Jul 2015 18:59:04 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law. jury convicts 'Big Tony' in 2001 businessman murder, 01 Jul 2015 18:05:16 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Reputed mobster Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2001 slaying of a prominent South Florida businessman during a power struggle over a lucrative fleet of gambling ships. farms offer reverse twist in farm-to-table movement, 01 Jul 2015 17:55:04 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the farm-to-table movement connects more consumers with local farmers, some farms have shortened the distance between the plow and the plate. They're inviting customers over for pizza. Winton, savior of Jewish children, dies at 106, 01 Jul 2015 18:42:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed around Europe, Nicholas Winton was hit by a key realization. stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiate, 01 Jul 2015 18:58:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher Wednesday on hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be put together to prevent the country from exiting the euro. In deal news, Chubb Corp. surged after agreeing to be acquired by rival insurance company Ace Ltd. Investors also got some encouraging news on hiring and manufacturing a day before the government's monthly jobs report. wildfires: Flames plague hot, dry Washington region, 01 Jul 2015 17:51:15 GMTNew flames ignited in drought-stricken Washington state, not far from where a destructive wildfire reduced homes to rubble. Crews also are battling blazes in California and Nevada. in Tennessee to talk about improving health care law, 01 Jul 2015 18:38:18 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama is using the momentum from a recent Supreme Court victory for his health care law to change the conversation from talk about undoing his signature domestic achievement to talk about how to improve it. Latest: Greek conservatives: Sunday vote is flawed, 01 Jul 2015 18:37:33 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): of Bush nonprofit include banks, schools, lottery, 01 Jul 2015 18:09:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Big-time donors to a nonprofit educational group founded by Jeb Bush, disclosed for the first time Wednesday, highlight the intersection between Bush's roles in the worlds of business, policy and politics years before he began running for president. Bush provided the names to The Associated Press. board: California water use fell 29 percent in May, biggest savings since tracking began, 01 Jul 2015 18:35:05 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Water board: California water use fell 29 percent in May, biggest savings since tracking began. County bus drivers strike, scrambling commute, 01 Jul 2015 17:54:30 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Hundreds of Milwaukee County union bus drivers went on strike early Wednesday, leaving tens of thousands of commuters scrambling to make alternative plans to get to work and elsewhere. accused of contaminating son's IV gets 6 years in prison, 01 Jul 2015 19:09:04 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV at a Cincinnati hospital pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of child endangering and was sentenced to six years in prison. mayors, others pitch in toward global climate accord, 01 Jul 2015 19:04:27 GMTLYON, France (AP) — French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that money is the main roadblock to a global accord at a U.N. climate conference in Paris this year. gather in Portland as Oregon eases into legal weed, 01 Jul 2015 18:44:15 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is easing into an era of legal marijuana after an early-morning party on a bridge at the center of Portland. heat at Wimbledon causes issues for ball boy, players, 01 Jul 2015 17:54:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — The heat at Wimbledon on Wednesday caused a ball boy to collapse, a player to feel "dizzy" and thermometers to rise to record levels for the tournament. Polar bears could feel global warming's bite by 2025, 01 Jul 2015 18:57:04 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A government report indicates about a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions as soon as 2025.