FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:10:02 -07:00Arum sues Haymon, Premier Boxing Champions over fightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85b8783c32d4c61b8ac8008a62ad28eWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:34:36 GMTBoxing promoter Bob Arum filed suit Wednesday against Al Haymon and his financial backers, claiming they are violating federal law by acting as illegal promoters and monopolizing fighters and venues for fights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85b8783c32d4c61b8ac8008a62ad28eOregon judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc151c60e4a942fdaccdb3d46bcef5e9Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:38:28 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was high on meth and hallucinating when he was arrested two weeks ago and accused of misdemeanor assault and menacing, his attorney said Wednesday during a bail hearing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc151c60e4a942fdaccdb3d46bcef5e9Ohio funeral home owner indicted after bodies found in roomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb7a5b5637c41a8b50e1797c55470b7Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:14:34 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The owner of a funeral home where several bodies intended for cremation were found in a state of decay was charged Wednesday with abuse of a corpse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb7a5b5637c41a8b50e1797c55470b7Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8e60ff1b69f413fb74cdf2364326d51Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:38:48 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8e60ff1b69f413fb74cdf2364326d513,000 baby floats recalled because they can deflatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b51a336b6114e47a1ae84b2a100b23bWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:18:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — About 3,000 inflatable baby floats are being recalled because they can deflate, posing a risk that a child could drown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b51a336b6114e47a1ae84b2a100b23bConsider the financial implications of lengthy auto loanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a2cd259d4654de98301216073ec7c8aWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:45:29 GMTKevin Flores has more than six years to pay off the loan on his new Nissan Frontier pickup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a2cd259d4654de98301216073ec7c8aUN sanctions 6 generals for fueling South Sudan conflicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b77f82ff180e439a8355882943c5ec4aWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:23:26 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council decided Wednesday to impose sanctions on six generals for fueling an 18-month conflict in South Sudan that has killed thousands, forced over two million people to flee their homes and created a humanitarian emergency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b77f82ff180e439a8355882943c5ec4aAs SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusualhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa99b9139cae486a899988d9c5a27540Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:29:18 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa99b9139cae486a899988d9c5a27540At hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83fa009d83e4e44b0df866bf3072bc6Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:53:13 GMTLONDON (AP) — Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an energy-sapping condition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83fa009d83e4e44b0df866bf3072bc6Study: Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8831ec70e4714561a96f884307f6f33aWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:24:34 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — About a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a U.S. government report shows.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8831ec70e4714561a96f884307f6f33aNoah's ark developer seeking lost Kentucky tax incentivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0d39d2ca9074f9aa6467fe15a6e11bbWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:14:13 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lawyers for a Christian ministry building a Noah's ark theme park said Wednesday that Kentucky officials violated First Amendment religious protections when they denied the project a tax incentive worth millions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0d39d2ca9074f9aa6467fe15a6e11bb2 red panda cubs born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e1e72c2a2347fea25f111a90b04282Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:34:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — For the first time, red panda cubs have been born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e1e72c2a2347fea25f111a90b04282Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b5489f75a6748409f4e6594cc0c5f44Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:03:38 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b5489f75a6748409f4e6594cc0c5f44Business Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5172be32f7044adaa2b82acc014cfb7Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:06:44 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5172be32f7044adaa2b82acc014cfb7IndyCar fines Rahal, Power for actions during Sonoma racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae6277ea0744009b357578854baf0a8Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:50:10 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal's team has been fined $10,000 because the Fontana winner left the pits with a fuel hose attached to his car Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae6277ea0744009b357578854baf0a8Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cca862d7bd744c5bf08fd968bab37d3Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:59:14 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cca862d7bd744c5bf08fd968bab37d3Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe025c502a0548e48527a5973484968eWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:11:46 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead with plans to have the people decide whether they want more austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal. Greece offered more concessions to its creditors, but was rebuffed — Eurozone finance ministers refused to negotiate any more aid until the referendum clears up what the country wants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe025c502a0548e48527a5973484968ePioneering 16-year-old breaking baseball barriers for womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa7e51ecdf804afbaf48620a65da197bWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:38:38 GMTPARIS (AP) — Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa7e51ecdf804afbaf48620a65da197bHewlett-Packard moves forward with plan to split in 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da1e0b5fa68b43ae81ded29a0f9302dcWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:51:25 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard is moving forward with plans to split into two companies, filing paperwork to create a new entity that will sell commercial technology, while a separate spinoff will sell personal computers and printers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da1e0b5fa68b43ae81ded29a0f9302dcEx-state senator pleads guilty to racketeering in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a83fcfe3038462c8a2466ce4dd13a21Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:51:38 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a83fcfe3038462c8a2466ce4dd13a21Man who shot police chokehold video arrested on drug chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffdd8e39da04414f9ececfd8c76f03c5Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:41:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A man who recorded video of a white police officer applying a fatal chokehold to a black man has been arrested on drug charges, police said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffdd8e39da04414f9ececfd8c76f03c5Maine crews use drone to rescue 2 boys from raging riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19a8d9a5d5648b2a3a11ea2bbd66241Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:24:06 GMTMECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine used a drone to help deliver a life jacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a raging river before bringing him and another boy to safety.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19a8d9a5d5648b2a3a11ea2bbd66241US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/925b18fc0f3647d28876563faa852d71Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:27:43 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/925b18fc0f3647d28876563faa852d71Puerto Rico power company forced to sell bonds amid crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9689003623ef4323b229cddddbfa9253Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:16:37 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's troubled power company has been forced to sell bonds again to obtain capital and avoid defaulting on a $415 million debt payment due Wednesday amid a worsening economic crisis in the U.S. territory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9689003623ef4323b229cddddbfa9253New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a29f60d446804ce2ac627d8ac0bfba54Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:53:06 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure, according to a new report published Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a29f60d446804ce2ac627d8ac0bfba54Chad forces arrest Boko Haram leader, hold 74 othershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec9e70ff8bd044d781e10952d7867fdfWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:41:53 GMTN'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chad's chief prosecutor says that security forces have arrested one of the leaders of the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec9e70ff8bd044d781e10952d7867fdfUS probing possible airline collusion to keep fares highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a37eb51394f04262ba3126437c58c160Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:12:01 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a37eb51394f04262ba3126437c58c160The Latest: US player Sock fractures finger at Wimbledonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a434883a9ef6416d97848fb3f494796aWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:26:42 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a434883a9ef6416d97848fb3f494796aProsecutor offers deal to white Cleveland police supervisorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b651a2f0ea7f4b9cb9ea5c1c42a2bfcaWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:59:50 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor has offered to drop charges against five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to stop a high-speed car chase that ended in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two unarmed black people if they admit they endangered the public and other conditions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b651a2f0ea7f4b9cb9ea5c1c42a2bfcaDolphin leaps onto boat, injuring California womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef08cb382fc4462fb27d2318a16ad2b1Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:37:18 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef08cb382fc4462fb27d2318a16ad2b1Maryland farmer testifies at trial, denies abusing livestockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af81099207cc4646bf5e2b8bc5874e44Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:07:11 GMTFREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland farmer charged with 20 counts of animal cruelty testified Wednesday that he treated his cattle, goats and sheep better than authorities did when they seized the livestock he allegedly neglected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af81099207cc4646bf5e2b8bc5874e44Sabres draftee Eichel signs entry level deal, leaving schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d894ddacc0d41be83b59f0c5e3e9f7dWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:31:19 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres draftee Jack Eichel signed his first professional contract on Wednesday, opting to skip his final three years of college eligibility.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d894ddacc0d41be83b59f0c5e3e9f7dSUVs, muscle cars help auto industry maintain momentumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9191d1c1fa8445a58134d0043dbe038aWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:29:24 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so much.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9191d1c1fa8445a58134d0043dbe038aEx-Illinois women's basketball players sue school, coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8082bc2612924854b947cb1489343e14Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:24:41 GMTURBANA, Ill. (AP) — Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8082bc2612924854b947cb1489343e14Burundi: 6 die in clashes between police and protestershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87a21e40804bf99e83fa3197154878Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:08:29 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Six people have been killed as protesters clashed with security forces in a neighborhood southeast of the capital, Bujumbura, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87a21e40804bf99e83fa3197154878Mayor: Chicago school cuts include layoffs, less maintenancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7d4b49d14934a3caa752e68b14bd33aWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:33:37 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 million pension bill officials said it couldn't afford.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7d4b49d14934a3caa752e68b14bd33aBlatter says he has 'clear conscience' despite FIFA probeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8b47cd65066407ba095f87eb7f3c8e2Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:52:40 GMTBERLIN (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he is not corrupt and that he has a "clear conscience" despite corruption investigations into world soccer's governing body.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8b47cd65066407ba095f87eb7f3c8e2Is it endangered? More study for alligator snapping turtleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c33a43c74dd740efbb95985766335003Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:58:29 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal protection may be needed for three amphibian species and seven reptiles, including the hard-biting, spiky-shelled alligator snapping turtle, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c33a43c74dd740efbb95985766335003Woman with no memory searches online for identity, familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5c86cdd87fa493990625a667f7714faWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:39:07 GMTCARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — A woman who couldn't recall her identity when she was found on a Southern California street earlier this year has turned to the Internet in search of her family.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5c86cdd87fa493990625a667f7714faNew warden, security measures after New York prison escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b95b5d27ecea42f1b769c163d5931d4eWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:06:14 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b95b5d27ecea42f1b769c163d5931d4eLove stays, Chandler moves, dollars fly in NBA free agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffcce00757dd43c59eb273b8d159f2a2Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:32:17 GMTKevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffcce00757dd43c59eb273b8d159f2a2US win draws best men's or women's World Cup semi audiencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc5b97b0f674301ac9041042c2d1c9cWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:13:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The United States' win over Germany is the most-watched men's or women's World Cup semifinal ever on American television.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc5b97b0f674301ac9041042c2d1c9cBoy chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/779c11ad61f54e10b47fc5a237380a0eWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:37:50 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Handcuffed and shackled to a block of steel, the young boy would brace himself when he heard footsteps outside his bedroom door. He knew that once the grown-ups entered, the abuse would begin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/779c11ad61f54e10b47fc5a237380a0eCEOs of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big raiseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93ab82af94a24e43927c499aa9e077baWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:13:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93ab82af94a24e43927c499aa9e077baMedicare proposes coverage change on short hospital stayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f2d5736ab66440e859ddfcdc44ab0d7Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:14:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare is proposing to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher costs for seniors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f2d5736ab66440e859ddfcdc44ab0d7Congregants, protesters gather at Indiana Church of Cannabishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceb073492032461da2ddf9a16a63e820Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:42:42 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 100 people packed a pot-smoking Indianapolis church for a music-filled service without their illegal sacrament Wednesday, days after authorities threatened arrests if the congregation lit up during the rites.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceb073492032461da2ddf9a16a63e820Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding licensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb47c3aa46c475d88f17acd8bacc908Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:16:29 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb47c3aa46c475d88f17acd8bacc908Officials rule out natural causes in Washington state blazehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce7a91b1b0dd4e5c9ba88cf9003b686fWed, 01 Jul 2015 22:42:35 GMTWENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire that destroyed nearly 30 homes in central Washington state was likely human-caused.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce7a91b1b0dd4e5c9ba88cf9003b686fMom accused of contaminating son's IV gets 6 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d80a6c61bfc24eaa8c68a9a6e2ce69b5Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:27:23 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 endangering a child and was sentenced to six years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d80a6c61bfc24eaa8c68a9a6e2ce69b5JBS USA to buy Cargill pork business for $1.45 billionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2500413d65406b9cd9dafd9c231e76Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:38:10 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. subsidiary of a Brazilian-based international meat processor is buying the pork division of Cargill Inc.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2500413d65406b9cd9dafd9c231e76