FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:07:42 -08:00Promises, subdued pomp and protests as Trump sworn inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75db55c4bbbb43abbe73abb040a20194Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:35:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75db55c4bbbb43abbe73abb040a20194Texas Court grants appeal after 35 years without convictionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6688100394344f9cbd83e4d97eb3fa72Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:54:23 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A Texas appellate court says an inmate imprisoned for more than 35 years after his murder conviction was overturned should go free.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6688100394344f9cbd83e4d97eb3fa72Santiago Casilla returns to Athletics on a 2-year contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e789e068182f40a98c62ecce1ca0df97Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:40:40 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Relief pitcher Santiago Casilla is crossing the bay again, re-joining the Oakland Athletics with a two-year contract Friday after seven seasons with San Francisco.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e789e068182f40a98c62ecce1ca0df97Joy erupts as Italian rescuers pull out avalanche survivorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4948b1262bed4a8d8cd111772cd8ddbbFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:01:41 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — With cheers of joy, rescue crews pulled survivors from the debris of an avalanche-crushed hotel in central Italy on Friday, boosting spirits two days after the massive snow slide buried some 30 people at the resort. At least two children were among the 10 people found alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4948b1262bed4a8d8cd111772cd8ddbbSmashed windows, chaotic confrontation near inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19217e0986e41c7a12abe0ebc7ce38bFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:58:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police deployed pepper spray and made numerous arrests in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rage against the new president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19217e0986e41c7a12abe0ebc7ce38bGerrard returns to Liverpool as coach in youth academyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d85cb26986c7426c926dd21bb4228133Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:42:07 GMTLONDON (AP) — Steven Gerrard is returning to Liverpool to coach in the Premier League team's youth academy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d85cb26986c7426c926dd21bb4228133Violent clashes by protesters resume with police in downtown Washington blocks from Trump inauguration parade routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c995be849727473794b981daa28c2147Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:07:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Violent clashes by protesters resume with police in downtown Washington blocks from Trump inauguration parade route.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c995be849727473794b981daa28c2147'Miracle underway': Rescuers pull out avalanche survivorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55368dc596e14b0fb7577e5eea9e85aaFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:15:37 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — With cheers of joy, rescue crews pulled survivors from the debris of an avalanche-crushed hotel in central Italy on Friday, boosting spirits two days after the massive snow slide buried some 30 people at the resort. At least two children were among the 10 people found alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55368dc596e14b0fb7577e5eea9e85aaThe Latest: Hillary Clinton attending Trump luncheonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b96c56e8680f4aebbef041d363d66f44Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:42:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b96c56e8680f4aebbef041d363d66f44Correction: Police Shoot Teen-California storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8f14538dd3c49198b5aa8cc02d3761eFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:35:34 GMTSALINAS, Calif. (AP) — In a Jan. 19 story about police officers shooting and killing a teenager in Salinas, California, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of officers placed on leave following the shooting. Two officers were put on leave, not seven.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8f14538dd3c49198b5aa8cc02d3761eKingpin 'El Chapo' faces US authority; it faces securing himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ff432043dee4fdfa05af3d8afed6bf3Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:52:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's a scene U.S. authorities have dreamed of for decades: One of history's most infamous drug lords, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, facing justice in an American court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ff432043dee4fdfa05af3d8afed6bf3Trump signs first bill and actions as presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b90e4087474fb185c84389a130053fFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:13:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday quickly claimed the mantle of the White House, signing legislation allowing retired Gen. James Mattis to serve as his defense secretary, as well as the nomination papers for his Cabinet choices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b90e4087474fb185c84389a130053fTexas court hearing case to limit gay marriage legalizationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/634e106c6f6d4f9e8c87c8604d797e9cFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:32:56 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will provide an opening to challenge the landmark 2015 ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/634e106c6f6d4f9e8c87c8604d797e9cPromises, pomp and protests as Trump sworn inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50133ae75ace455eae0e1108c9c4f431Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:55:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50133ae75ace455eae0e1108c9c4f431Trump takes charge: Sworn in as nation's 45th presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae6505d08399465cb56ca119678be57cFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:43:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae6505d08399465cb56ca119678be57cThe Latest: DC drivers caught in protest skirmisheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cba5b82c8a6b4032836f8609807e157aFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:55:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cba5b82c8a6b4032836f8609807e157aAppeals court tells judge to allow transgender name changeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d326012c4c3d4f759034fd4d328bb0ebFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:53:33 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia appeals court on Friday overturned a lower court judge's orders denying legal name changes to two transgender men.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d326012c4c3d4f759034fd4d328bb0ebThe Latest: 5 out of avalanche hotel; 5 others being savedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b91b117d3bf74846a3fa1c5f5df9472aFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:36:07 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b91b117d3bf74846a3fa1c5f5df9472aFreeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in domehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b668f508c0a43e2a833ac5817657d75Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:20:04 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b668f508c0a43e2a833ac5817657d75The Latest: DC police clashing with protesters in streetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b95960baab504e02846dd7552a093d9dFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:17:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b95960baab504e02846dd7552a093d9dPhysician assistant jailed for selling $710K in painkillershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9ba5cab932b441995f2d0c404ec4327Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:33:29 GMTCENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York physician assistant who pocketed $710,000 by illegally selling the painkiller oxycodone has been sentenced to five years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9ba5cab932b441995f2d0c404ec4327Dow industrials edge higher after 5 straight losseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaa168cb240149758c5b2fb7e95c5c85Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:35:08 GMTStocks edged higher in afternoon trading Friday following Donald Trump's swearing in as the 45th president of the United States. Phone companies, real estate and materials stocks were among the biggest gainers. Health care and industrial companies lagged the broader market. Investors were also weighing the latest batch of company earnings news.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaa168cb240149758c5b2fb7e95c5c85Spring League invites Rice, Manziel, adds former NFL playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2083de6a9934e75b654a2b8a05cf755Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:42:52 GMTAn independent football league debuting in April is embracing high-profile NFL players who were shunned, extending invitations to Johnny Manziel and Ray Rice and lining up several former draft picks with the promise of a shot to display their talent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2083de6a9934e75b654a2b8a05cf755Power 5 conferences vote to stop spring practices off campushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/884b5129836f4ec8829fb28c7df1b53bFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:44:56 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Any coaches wanting to follow Jim Harbaugh's lead and take a team off-campus just for practice to build their brand name and boost recruiting likely have missed that opportunity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/884b5129836f4ec8829fb28c7df1b53bBogus doctor performed physicals at Philadelphia high schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d1e7587fb924fd5b03b211f3a2c7ce6Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:47:18 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities are investigating how a woman with phony medical credentials ended up giving physicals last year at a Philadelphia public high school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d1e7587fb924fd5b03b211f3a2c7ce6With hopes and fears, a divided America watches inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6edc39a69c44ec2951db758f2ae4900Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:58:50 GMTADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6edc39a69c44ec2951db758f2ae4900Rocket hits Istanbul police station; no one is hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac8611d65cb04486ac118a8216b0b5edFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:54:30 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — A light anti-armor weapon was fired Friday in Istanbul and hit the outer garden wall of the city's main police station, the city's governor said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac8611d65cb04486ac118a8216b0b5edJackie Evancho, Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform at inauguralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0cc260af79a46dd8fa1f78ff5642c63Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:44:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The new president called out "Great job, Jackie!" after 16-year-old Jackie Evancho delivered a soft-voiced rendition of the national anthem at Friday's swearing-in ceremony.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0cc260af79a46dd8fa1f78ff5642c63The Latest: Suspect in officer killing: She pulled gun firsthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db7ec371fe024a529275bc36df0a2716Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:22:09 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db7ec371fe024a529275bc36df0a2716Dow industrials turn higher after 5 straight losseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e36940cfe6484c01bcd718283ac4869cFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:38:18 GMTStocks are modestly higher in afternoon trading Friday following Donald Trump's swearing in as the 45th president of the United States. Phone companies, real estate and materials stocks were among the biggest gainers. Health care and industrial companies lagged the broader market. Investors were also weighing the latest batch of company earnings news.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e36940cfe6484c01bcd718283ac4869cUS prosecutors: No bond for suspect in Jamaican lottery scamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e788a7c32c4c3a81df119d1517049aFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:03:36 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors want a Jamaican man who's accused of masterminding a multimillion-dollar lottery scam to be held without bond pending trial in North Dakota.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e788a7c32c4c3a81df119d1517049aThe Latest: Officer, woman killed; search on for boyfriendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9bfc554f0944b78b9145bb356268b30Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:34:27 GMTMARRERO, La. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in a town outside New Orleans (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9bfc554f0944b78b9145bb356268b30The Latest: Woman killed with Louisiana officer identifiedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60f5c9c19d8340c6952cf22e0dfaa5a1Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:46:08 GMTMARRERO, La. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in a town outside New Orleans (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60f5c9c19d8340c6952cf22e0dfaa5a1Austria arrests an attack suspect in Viennahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4d9fed1d6c545e1a253623cf7f0e5f4Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:03:31 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities say they have arrested a man on suspicion he was planning an attack in Vienna.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4d9fed1d6c545e1a253623cf7f0e5f4Jammeh agrees to cede power to new leader, Senegalese government official sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7f55096a0584dbe82b1ec3f8a29f815Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:46:35 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Jammeh agrees to cede power to new leader, Senegalese government official says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7f55096a0584dbe82b1ec3f8a29f815Watson among 103 to give up eligibility to enter NFL drafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63021e867c3e44458df23f2aac6559c0Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:45:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight year, more than 100 players are giving up college eligibility to enter the NFL draft.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63021e867c3e44458df23f2aac6559c0Standoff at Brazil prison where 26 killed over weekendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86407c1b4e1d4af5a4bbbd73fb4d7f37Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:53:45 GMTNATAL, Brazil (AP) — Inmates wielding knives, machetes and cell phones held their ground Friday at a prison in northeast Brazil where 26 were recently killed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86407c1b4e1d4af5a4bbbd73fb4d7f37Wife of slain California mayor gets 3 months jail in killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbb959430f6844b696ae9a4b978f9c3eFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:57:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The wife of a suburban Los Angeles mayor has been sentenced to three months in jail for killing him in their home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbb959430f6844b696ae9a4b978f9c3eHow much are marathon bombing films getting in tax credits?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca48e56a907541bf80fba0ad30da6e30Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:58:13 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Hollywood films about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings shot on location last year to bring the story to the silver screen, but not all the for-profit productions have been forthcoming about the taxpayer-funded benefits they're seeking or have already received for filming in Massachusetts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca48e56a907541bf80fba0ad30da6e30The Latest: Trump shakes hands with Hillary Clinton at lunchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7181956a845a48049a3b1cbb4b1c5136Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:00:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7181956a845a48049a3b1cbb4b1c5136White NYC cop testifies he thought black teen would kill himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfb80d2e7ad340aa8c745dcbcc1b4562Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:47:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager to death in the bathroom of his apartment said Friday that the last thing he wanted to do was pull the trigger.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfb80d2e7ad340aa8c745dcbcc1b4562Italian rescuers: 5 people, 4 of them children, extracted alive from avalanche-hit hotel; 5 more being pulled out nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0b2498b582e42888283aa6e500272cfFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:19:48 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Italian rescuers: 5 people, 4 of them children, extracted alive from avalanche-hit hotel; 5 more being pulled out now.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0b2498b582e42888283aa6e500272cfMother sues to stop Bible classes in West Virginia schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f7173834a3e4d3dbdb22e1256ad7456Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:26:29 GMTMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A kindergartner's mother is suing her public school system in West Virginia, asking that it discontinue a 75-year practice of putting kids in Bible classes that violate the U.S. and state constitutions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f7173834a3e4d3dbdb22e1256ad7456Michigan says 38 underperforming public schools could closehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f43220a3d12a43c1a653411db08b8251Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:26:03 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Friday ordered the closure of 38 chronically underperforming public schools in Detroit and other communities, marking the first time that traditional schools will be closed explicitly for academic reasons under state law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f43220a3d12a43c1a653411db08b8251The Latest: Man on bridge may be connected to officer deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19cb152fd724da4a57f89a1da1762e7Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:10:20 GMTMARRERO, La. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in a town outside New Orleans (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19cb152fd724da4a57f89a1da1762e7Champagne corks pop in Moscow at Trump's inaugurationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bb8312afae24a4a8445a476f0eb6830Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:24:03 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Champagne corks popped Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump's presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bb8312afae24a4a8445a476f0eb6830How student loan servicers affect tens of millions of peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d86aeefebc4f87b0fd074f0adadf76Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:22:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — They aren't well-known. Their names are odd. And what they do — well, it's complicated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d86aeefebc4f87b0fd074f0adadf76Man who pleaded guilty to killing 4 gets life without parolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4408f0dda3f4ed2bc1b3ebaa79359a6Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:38:38 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting four people and trying to kill a fifth during a robbery at an Ohio home in 2015 has been sentenced to four consecutive terms of life in prison without parole.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4408f0dda3f4ed2bc1b3ebaa79359a6Taking his exit, Obama says presidency proved hope wins outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a7fc2a0f2b6404b9fcf0fd95950786cFri, 20 Jan 2017 19:38:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama exited the presidency on Friday with a message of gratitude to Americans and a plea to his supporters not to be bowed by the inauguration of President Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a7fc2a0f2b6404b9fcf0fd95950786cMaryland reducing operations at 75-year-old prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1513dc534047819bc59edd4a0bb82eFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:46:36 GMTHAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland's prison agency is downsizing the 75-year-old Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown to increase safety and efficiency, a move that reflects an 11 percent decline in the state's inmate population since 2012.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1513dc534047819bc59edd4a0bb82e