FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:49:35 -07:00Timeline of events in slaying of Illinois police officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ae600df2434f75be981f25dce9b33cWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:41:58 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Just 17 minutes elapsed between the time Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz first radioed that he was pursuing three suspicious men and when his fellow officers found his body.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ae600df2434f75be981f25dce9b33cJudge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73158edff13b46ca95507124b28e41d3Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:18:43 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73158edff13b46ca95507124b28e41d3Emails show nuances to 'Concussion' controversy, NFL fearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d35861bffa484854831aa684361b9c2aWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:00:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaked emails about the fact-based football drama "Concussion" paint a complicated picture of the internal dealings between Sony executives, lawyers, external consultants and filmmaker Peter Landesman in the early stages of development of the head-trauma film.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d35861bffa484854831aa684361b9c2aSuspect in Florida doctor's death violates federal probationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/900c8add786e4a95aa70fc4180b0e1f7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:20:46 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — One of two Missouri men charged with killing a southwest Florida doctor was sentenced Wednesday for a probation violation that investigators allege put him in the same county where the physician was killed — more than 1,100 miles from his eastern Missouri home — a day before her body was found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/900c8add786e4a95aa70fc4180b0e1f7Nuclear regulators boost oversight of Massachusetts planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a8f0c066ec948ce9ed46bc30381caedWed, 02 Sep 2015 23:11:28 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Federal inspectors said Wednesday they're increasing their oversight of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in the wake of a shutdown during a winter storm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a8f0c066ec948ce9ed46bc30381caedFBI: Defendant in California kidnapping blamed vaccinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0ef674912ee437f89ae0aa928e6e973Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:44:59 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man charged in a California kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax said he acted alone, and that mental illness and a side effect from a vaccine contributed to his behavior, the FBI said in a court filing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0ef674912ee437f89ae0aa928e6e973Chinese warships in Bering Sea as Obama visits Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2f6e6dc3fba450fa29d8c6d42fd0b53Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:47:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Five Chinese warships have moved into the Bering Sea near Alaska after participating in a naval exercise with Russia, but officials said they don't view the ships as a threat as President Barack Obama travels in northern Alaska near the Arctic Circle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2f6e6dc3fba450fa29d8c6d42fd0b53US markets rebound a day after big plungehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a4f7acebc9f490991e4d47b38f81cc0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:43:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a4f7acebc9f490991e4d47b38f81cc0SodaStream chief accuses boycotters of anti-Semitismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c450f67fc65845b3b7913da88e0b3e66Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:33:19 GMTIDAN HANEGEV INDUSTRIAL PARK, Israel (AP) — The chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its West Bank factory in the face of international boycott calls, accused his company's critics Wednesday of anti-Semitism and hurting the interests of the Palestinian workers they claim to protect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c450f67fc65845b3b7913da88e0b3e66Mexico's president acknowledges distrust, fearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/969832f516c144e098f9e1a2ef8380b4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:42:49 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto acknowledged Wednesday that the country's crime, corruption and economic troubles have caused distrust and anger among Mexicans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/969832f516c144e098f9e1a2ef8380b4A look at the case of Texas man killed by deputieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e23cbf6048eb47fba2610e492529b74fWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:57:25 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The fatal shooting of a San Antonio-area man by sheriff's deputies is drawing scrutiny because the man had both hands in the air at the time he was shot. Officials say a video appears to show 41-year-old Gilbert Flores was armed with a knife during the confrontation Friday outside a home northwest of San Antonio, and are examining the images as part of their investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e23cbf6048eb47fba2610e492529b74fMigrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee7dcbea7d147b4b3c05e1111bd3decWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:44:00 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling deeper into Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee7dcbea7d147b4b3c05e1111bd3decState orders California firm to stop tapping Sierra springshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a82aea66dfa645e8bef0dd9349fed9ccWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:17:45 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is later bottled and sold in stores, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a82aea66dfa645e8bef0dd9349fed9ccColombia to give citizenship to Venezuelans hurt by crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5178890cbb1452c9a2c7e1b84c9d180Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:35:22 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family members as part of President Nicolas Maduro's crackdown on illegal immigration along the border.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5178890cbb1452c9a2c7e1b84c9d180Police officer killed in Illinois was on brink of retirementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0909440a2d24fd89d55bc04a69cb90fWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:25:40 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year-career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0909440a2d24fd89d55bc04a69cb90fResidents of eroding village welcome Obama's attentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fd4294d4de8495b986917cdd146edc5Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:08:47 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful Wednesday for President Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fd4294d4de8495b986917cdd146edc5Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcbf0adc1a2419d99ca57c916931421Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:18:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcbf0adc1a2419d99ca57c916931421Nearly $32M in state funding to help renovate Alamohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f402fa6de534435da39477e78f43ff69Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:31:58 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Texas officials unveiled a nearly $32 million state effort Wednesday to renovate the Alamo and its grounds with the public's help.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f402fa6de534435da39477e78f43ff69California data shows racial disparity in arrests, deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de22ffe4fd4642f89c868308fee15c12Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:42:20 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Newly released data shows that although just 6 percent of Californians are African Americans, they account for 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de22ffe4fd4642f89c868308fee15c12New Ferguson report offers lessons on handling protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efdc7cdb13ea42acbb1e535ca5af2c64Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:29:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efdc7cdb13ea42acbb1e535ca5af2c64Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c96b33d41fab4324b1fc9f0ee8be8cb6Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:28:43 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indication the men were still in the area where the slaying happened.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c96b33d41fab4324b1fc9f0ee8be8cb6Prosecutors allege bogus tire claims by NASA contractorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fca13361172d47f292388e0becbf8ff0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:32:46 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two NASA contractors in Florida committed fraud by submitting hundreds of thousands of dollars in fake claims for car tires.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fca13361172d47f292388e0becbf8ff0Nebraska nursing home for Native Americans to open next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e7b17245404b26b2e9c133994761e1Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:04:18 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A long-awaited Nebraska nursing home on the border with South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation will begin accepting Native American residents early next year to ease a severe care shortage in one of the nation's poorest regions, a project official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e7b17245404b26b2e9c133994761e1Fan at Fenway Park hurt trying for foul, leaves on stretcherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23bff86c5fb400c9b2b61d6b928efa3Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:07:42 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A fan at Fenway Park has been taken away on a stretcher after flipping over backward trying to catch a foul ball.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23bff86c5fb400c9b2b61d6b928efa3Indonesia extradites ex-police officer sought in US murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faf20d6566ec4a0c8cf2f063c540b65bWed, 02 Sep 2015 23:37:55 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Austin, Texas, police officer has been charged with capital murder in the death of his pregnant girlfriend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faf20d6566ec4a0c8cf2f063c540b65bObama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a124a3f3698345b4aec56afbc4ded706Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:35:27 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama was shining a spotlight Wednesday on the plight of residents in rural Alaska, where Alaska Natives and others toil under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-pressed to imagine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a124a3f3698345b4aec56afbc4ded706SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3a057005ef4c9fabd4cefeb4064392Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:26:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3a057005ef4c9fabd4cefeb4064392Illinois city, creator of Twitter parody account settle suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f707a6405c43f8acb107d0f97d64d3Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:14:47 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The central Illinois city of Peoria tentatively agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a Twitter account he created depicting the mayor as a lewd fan of drugs and alcohol.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f707a6405c43f8acb107d0f97d64d3Lawsuit: Western sheep operators colluded against workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb7b291be66482fb763ea00ac42ac1aWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:55:51 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two former shepherds from Peru are accusing key players in the sheep industry in the western U.S. of conspiring to keep wages low for foreign workers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb7b291be66482fb763ea00ac42ac1aTrial set for February for 7 Minnesota men in terror casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de69f970427e470195862ec40fefa177Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:54:32 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seven Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to fight with the Islamic State group are scheduled to stand trial on Feb. 16, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de69f970427e470195862ec40fefa177Autopsy: Football player shot by police had drugs in systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775ab25a467c424495f073b204f5e816Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:52:10 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — An initial autopsy report has found that a black college football player killed by a police officer had used a synthetic psychedelic drug and marijuana prior to the deadly confrontation at a Texas car dealership.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775ab25a467c424495f073b204f5e816Pujols hits 35th home run as Angels take series from A'shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cafb84b45a0948f6a5e78ff0175e310bWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:49:27 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run drive to make him one of four players with 10 career 35-homer seasons, and the Los Angeles Angels jumped on AL ERA leader Sonny Gray from the start to beat the Oakland Athletics 9-4 Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cafb84b45a0948f6a5e78ff0175e310bNo charges against officer in Washington police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70795a8fc335416fa88eee7da03451e8Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:55:02 GMTOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be brought against an Olympia, Washington, police officer who shot and injured two men he says repeatedly threatened him, including with a skateboard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70795a8fc335416fa88eee7da03451e8The Latest: Protester to face assault against officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/984ac433d82e40cc8d5ac38a6268b1e9Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:34:40 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/984ac433d82e40cc8d5ac38a6268b1e9Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2a34ee31245430584a8853063cbf912Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:54:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Parkinson's disease. He was 84.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2a34ee31245430584a8853063cbf912US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c42ccfefa63c4803a3b8f98ea46f4e7aWed, 02 Sep 2015 23:04:30 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c42ccfefa63c4803a3b8f98ea46f4e7aRubio touts end to oil-export ban, bemoans EPA in Oklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a28b4eeeede04bc2b68d1cdda8fed57aWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:01:20 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The United States should end its ban on crude-oil exports and reduce federal regulations that are stifling an energy industry central to the nation's future economic prosperity, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday to a friendly group of mostly oil and natural gas producers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a28b4eeeede04bc2b68d1cdda8fed57aTaming Las Vegas street performances tabled until Sept. 16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dafe8018de834140b5743f30bdcd3229Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:14:39 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A proposal to tame the often rowdy and revealing gauntlet of downtown Las Vegas entertainers will get more time for city leaders to craft the rules.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dafe8018de834140b5743f30bdcd3229Video of Arizona police officer whipping dog prompts probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc30e62890394660b03ba66e8640b1e3Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:06:22 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A suburban Phoenix police officer is being investigated after a video posted online purportedly shows him whipping and kicking a police dog.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc30e62890394660b03ba66e8640b1e3Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his ownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee78fd50b9042ea868afbf5ff1836ddWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:07:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee78fd50b9042ea868afbf5ff1836ddJack Beckman Bio Filehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add3c672a6fb4e49973843727ccf09f0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:24:14 GMTName: Jack Beckmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add3c672a6fb4e49973843727ccf09f0School drug counselors charged in $46 million fraud schemehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d5d62359f8e4f16a22deca2e5ebb2eaWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:31:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Eight women who worked for a company hired to counsel drug abusers in Los Angeles County schools were charged in federal court with a scheme to fraudulently bill California nearly $50 million for bogus services over a decade, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d5d62359f8e4f16a22deca2e5ebb2eaJudge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d71a68aaa88e499cab43d60654a45f93Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:59:29 GMTDOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to have the operation blocked because they say she is mentally incompetent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d71a68aaa88e499cab43d60654a45f93Extended power outages hit home for Phoenix residentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b32e772808ca442f8916465b18ece28bWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:34:42 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A savage storm with wind, rain and lightning that damaged buildings, knocked down trees, utility poles and power lines added up to sweaty predicaments for many Phoenix residents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b32e772808ca442f8916465b18ece28bDirector defends Taylor Swift's music video of whitewashinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2220c4717674e9682e5d169623798cdWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:04:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The director of Taylor Swift's new music video is defending the singer after some claimed she whitewashed her video based in Africa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2220c4717674e9682e5d169623798cdUND joins NDSU in paying stipends for scholarship playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cadf615099f44f469f248e33e63ed4ddWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:13:36 GMTGRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota is joining its in-state Division I counterparts in providing stipends to all of its scholarship athletes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cadf615099f44f469f248e33e63ed4ddTexas clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b010ce81fe1c4e77a5975bb933496359Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:01:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b010ce81fe1c4e77a5975bb933496359Watchdog: 900,000 vets have pending health care requestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1ac2354684452187b0f0e1a2119c9aWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:42:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many veterans were actively seeking VA health care.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1ac2354684452187b0f0e1a2119c9aLatest on US Open: Nadal wins in straight sets in 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c97dac245b467f9f22c39088c4ffc3Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:10:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c97dac245b467f9f22c39088c4ffc3Obama's fish tale: salmon spawning on his shoeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0a42348ffbb4df7aa8d5f5aaf242a6aWed, 02 Sep 2015 21:48:53 GMTDILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) — This oh-my moment was nowhere on the official schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0a42348ffbb4df7aa8d5f5aaf242a6a