FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Dec 2015 17:32:59 -08:00The Latest: Commissioner: Police are peacekeepers, 02 Dec 2015 00:30:38 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van (all times local): Remains from Kansas are from a juvenile, 02 Dec 2015 00:48:09 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Human remains found at a Kansas barn are those of a juvenile, but tests to determine whether the remains belong to a missing 7-year-old boy could take weeks, a coroner said Tuesday. who lost all 4 limbs hopes book inspires others, 02 Dec 2015 00:38:38 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A soldier who lost all four limbs during an explosion in Afghanistan hopes to inspire others with his story of how he recovered from his injuries and got on with his life partly by helping other amputees. it away: A look at past decade's $1 billion donations, 02 Dec 2015 00:59:13 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's pledge to give away Facebook stock worth $45 billion puts him at the forefront of a philanthropic class that has promised to donate most of their fortunes. Background checks for gun sales peak on Black Friday, 02 Dec 2015 01:12:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI processed a record number of firearms background checks on Black Friday, the agency said Tuesday. slap at Obama, GOP-led House moves to block climate rule, 01 Dec 2015 23:36:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama worked to hammer out a global climate agreement in Paris, Republicans in Congress moved to block his plan to force steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants. general pleads guilty to smuggling cash into US, 01 Dec 2015 23:47:43 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An African general who briefly served as the president of Guinea pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling tens of thousands of dollars in cash into the U.S. rights group alleges Google invades student privacy, 02 Dec 2015 00:04:05 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is being accused of invading the privacy of students using laptop computers powered by the Internet company's Chrome operating system. officers take kids off reservation amid custody fight, 01 Dec 2015 23:44:32 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs officers escorted two children off an American Indian reservation in Montana, where their grandmother brought them amid a custody dispute. to know for officer's trial in death of Freddie Gray, 02 Dec 2015 01:09:47 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A jury will be seated Wednesday for the trial of Officer William Porter, the first of six Baltimore police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal injury he suffered in custody. of climber who died on Oregon's Mt. Jefferson recovered, 02 Dec 2015 00:54:10 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a climber who died after falling into a crevasse on Mount Jefferson in Oregon. prison settles suit after inmate missed dialysis, died, 02 Dec 2015 01:06:02 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah State Prison settled a wrongful death lawsuit involving an inmate who died after a dialysis provider didn't show up to give him treatment for two days, according to court documents filed Tuesday. official: US pursuing response to Russia treaty breach, 02 Dec 2015 00:30:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with rising pressure from Congress, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday that the Obama administration is pursuing ways to counter Russia's violation of a key arms control treaty, but actions will be rolled into a broader response to Kremlin aggression in Ukraine and other parts of the world. wants UN to tighten crackdown on terrorist financing, 02 Dec 2015 01:04:55 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia hopes to circulate a draft resolution to the Security Council very soon that will tighten the U.N. crackdown on the financing of terrorist groups including the Islamic State extremist group, the country's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday. investigate death of Alaska's capital city mayor, 02 Dec 2015 01:01:21 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police in Alaska's capital city have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death of the newly elected mayor but have not determined whether he died from a natural event or foul play. hearing for arrested Secret Service man delayed, 02 Dec 2015 01:25:42 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A chickenpox outbreak has prompted a Delaware judge to cancel a detention hearing for a Secret Service officer charged with trying to solicit sex from an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old girl. for Chilean mom kept from her baby for smoking pot, 02 Dec 2015 01:08:15 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A family court in Chile has ruled in favor of a mother who was restricted access to her newborn daughter for 12 days for smoking marijuana. It ordered the hospital to discharge the baby. massive stranding, 337 whales beached on Chilean coast, 02 Dec 2015 00:49:14 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The coast of southern Chile has become a grave for 337 sei whales that were found beached in what scientists say is one of the biggest whale strandings ever recorded. Interview: UAW exploring new strategies at Volkswagen, 01 Dec 2015 23:53:36 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Frustrated in past attempts to organize its first foreign automaker in the South, the United Auto Workers union is taking a new approach at Volkswagen's plant in Tennessee. attendant accused of attacks appears in court, 02 Dec 2015 01:21:53 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An American Airlines flight attendant accused of attacking fellow crew members and two U.S. air marshals during a trans-Atlantic flight made her first court appearance Tuesday, where attorneys argued over whether she should be held in custody or released to her family. victim laments attacks on free speech in Bangla, 02 Dec 2015 00:17:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An American-Bangladeshi writer who survived a machete attack by Muslim extremists that killed her husband raised alarm Tuesday about rising intimidation and violence against freedom of expression in the South Asian country. mayor returns to office after prison stint, 02 Dec 2015 01:24:42 GMTBRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Joe Ganim is officially mayor of Bridgeport again. governor, legislators hold rare meeting on budget, 02 Dec 2015 01:16:40 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders held a rare sit-down meeting Tuesday on the elusive Illinois budget, a summit where perhaps the biggest breakthrough was an agreement to talk again — even as soon as next week. CEO, now a father, will give away most of his money, 01 Dec 2015 23:46:22 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Talk about birth announcements: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife say they'll devote nearly all their wealth — roughly $45 billion — to solving the world's problems in celebration of their new baby daughter, Max. Latest: Police say Juneau mayor didn't die of gunshot, 02 Dec 2015 00:59:43 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The latest on the death of the Juneau, Alaska, mayor (all times local): lay out details in case against state auditor, 02 Dec 2015 00:35:30 GMTTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors laid out their case against the indicted Washington state auditor in the greatest detail yet Tuesday, as an FBI agent described how financial records and statements from his former workers belied his explanations of why he was entitled to keep millions of dollars from old real estate transactions. Helton in charge, happy Trojans look for big finish, 02 Dec 2015 00:36:10 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mere days after Clay Helton took over as Southern California's interim coach seven weeks ago, his Trojans began lobbying loudly for their beloved assistant to get the permanent job. Dept. advises US citizens against going to Mali, 01 Dec 2015 23:35:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is warning U.S. citizens against traveling to Mali and is authorizing the voluntary departure of eligible family members and non-emergency personnel from the U.S. Embassy in the African nation's capital. VP of competition Pemberton leaves NASCAR, 02 Dec 2015 00:05:16 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Robin Pemberton will leave his position as NASCAR's senior vice president of competition at the end of the year. says parts of climate deal must be legally binding, 01 Dec 2015 23:28:26 GMTLE BOURGET, France (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that parts of the global warming deal being negotiated in Paris should be legally binding on the countries that sign on, setting up a potential fight with Republicans at home. finds man died of 'LSD toxicity' in police custody, 02 Dec 2015 00:41:44 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A medical examiner's autopsy reports a Tennessee man died of accidental "complications of LSD toxicity" in police custody in Mississippi. inmate dies in 3 weeks at California state prison, 02 Dec 2015 01:09:56 GMTDELANO, Calif. (AP) — For the second time in three weeks, officials at a California state prison are investigating the death of an inmate as a homicide. Latest: Kansas man says daughter told him boy was killed, 02 Dec 2015 00:20:57 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The latest on a case where police discovered human remains at a Kansas barn while investigating a domestic distrubance (all times local): hops from singing MMMBop to brewing their own beer, 02 Dec 2015 00:19:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The problem with getting liquored up with the Hanson brothers — yes, the "MMMBop" boys — is that you can't get that tune out of your head the entire time you're talking to them. Or for days after. Apologies for the ear worm.' Josh McCown done for season with broken collarbone, 01 Dec 2015 23:37:36 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Josh McCown is done being battered around this season. for man in clinic attack wants to bar publicity, 02 Dec 2015 00:08:04 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic want a judge to limit what law enforcement and attorneys can say about the case. great Newcombe 'fine' after fainting at stadium, 02 Dec 2015 01:14:26 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Newcombe, baseball's first player to win rookie of the year, MVP and the Cy Young Award, was resting comfortably at home Tuesday after fainting at Dodger Stadium after welcoming Dave Roberts as the club's first minority manager. reaches deal on 5-year transportation bill, 02 Dec 2015 00:06:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate have reached agreement on a 5-year, $281 billion transportation bill that would increase spending to address the nation's aging and congested highways and transit systems — a legislative feat that lawmakers and President Barack Obama have struggled throughout his administration to achieve. ask Mexico to pull Coca-Cola ad on indigenous, 02 Dec 2015 00:05:44 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — It looks like many Coca-Cola ads with long-haired, do-gooder hipsters teaching the world to sing or sharing a Coke and a smile. approves plan for world's tallest coaster in Orlando, 02 Dec 2015 01:08:47 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando's hope of having the world's tallest roller coaster is one step closer to becoming reality. Parenthood shooting: Domestic terrorism? It's knotty, 02 Dec 2015 01:00:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic brought several guns, ammunition and propane tanks that officials say he assembled around a car. says he told boy to show hands before fatal shots, 02 Dec 2015 00:50:13 GMTA white Cleveland patrolman who shot a 12-year-old black boy carrying a pellet gun told investigators that he and his partner continuously yelled "show me your hands" before he fired the fatal shots, according to the officer's statement released by prosecutors Tuesday. experts: passageway may lead to Aztec ruler, 02 Dec 2015 00:50:20 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican archaeologist said his team has found a tunnel-like passageway that apparently leads to two sealed chambers, the latest chapter in the search for the as-yet undiscovered tomb of an Aztec ruler. changes residency rules for legal pot businesses, 02 Dec 2015 00:32:25 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska's recreational marijuana industry backtracked Tuesday and adopted stricter residency requirements for applicants for pot business licenses. granted to Mississippi same-sex couple after 2 years, 02 Dec 2015 00:01:02 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two years after their divorce filing got entangled in Mississippi's efforts to prevent same-sex marriage, a judge Tuesday dissolved the legal union of Lauren Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon., ethicists tackle gene editing's ethics, promise, 01 Dec 2015 23:29:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A hot new tool to edit the human genetic code has a big wow factor: the promise of long-sought cures for intractable diseases. But depending on how it's used, that same tool could alter human heredity. safely No. 3 in College Football Playoff rankings, 02 Dec 2015 01:01:42 GMTOklahoma is No. 3 in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings, putting the Sooners safely in position to be in the final four with their season completed. firefighter gets life in prison in wife murder case, 02 Dec 2015 00:21:44 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas firefighter and U.S. Military Academy graduate was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole plus more than 30 years for enlisting a homeless ex-convict handyman to bludgeon his estranged wife to death with a claw hammer in September 2012. set at $10K for student arrested for racial threats, 02 Dec 2015 01:26:31 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Bail was set at $10,000 Tuesday for the Western Washington University student arrested on campus and accused of making racial threats against black students and others on social media. experts: Up to 3,000 Islamic State fighters in Libya, 02 Dec 2015 00:25:17 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State group has between 2,000 and 3,000 fighters in Libya and has demonstrated its intention to control more territory in the strategically located North African country — but it is only one player among multiple warring factions, United Nations experts said in a report Tuesday.