FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:20:49 -07:00Senate roll vote on Planned Parenthoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9282cfc90ac4259ac3023cc12061b39Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:17:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The 53-46 roll call Monday by which the Senate blocked action on a bill to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9282cfc90ac4259ac3023cc12061b39Coach, teammates fondly remember Kansas batboy who diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fe81dd83cca4aa0a736874c2574d1e1Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:58:59 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Members of a semi-pro Kansas baseball team say the 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally hit by a follow-through swing was energetic and hard-working, and had a nearly constant smile.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fe81dd83cca4aa0a736874c2574d1e1Whale appears alongside yachts in luxury Argentine areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eece8de411bd4f4eb7d70fd3843e5512Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:51:33 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A whale appeared in the marina of one of Buenos Aires' most exclusive neighborhoods Monday, periodically surfacing alongside luxury yachts while hundreds of onlookers tried to capture the moment with smartphones.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eece8de411bd4f4eb7d70fd3843e5512Pimco says SEC is looking into its total return fundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1bb1cb3bcf64576bb0a82007276b721Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:36:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Investment giant Pimco says the Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into its total-return fund.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1bb1cb3bcf64576bb0a82007276b721Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5f8f069ba754776bbccb798333f36a0Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:26:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that — if successful — would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5f8f069ba754776bbccb798333f36a0Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a494acc6344cd087cd90b9e5f70fe7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:42:43 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a494acc6344cd087cd90b9e5f70fe7Q&A: A look at the indictment of Texas' attorney generalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0723f09b34941c4bb26e79d81a02db5Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:18:19 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is charged with three felony counts of securities fraud in an indictment unsealed Monday. Here's a closer look at what the case against him means.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0723f09b34941c4bb26e79d81a02db5Prosecutor: Police officers unlawfully opened fire in deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8377032cfeea42cea74349aa5440cfcaMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:28:31 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A "paramilitary response" by police in New Mexico unnecessarily escalated an encounter last year that ended when two officers unlawfully opened fire and killed a homeless man despite signs that he wanted to surrender, a special prosecutor said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8377032cfeea42cea74349aa5440cfcaBaltimore homicide spike: city, fed partner against crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6258627d6eb241abbae7dde3e22f1976Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:14:02 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police and civic leaders have kicked off a 60-day partnership with five federal agencies to embed their special agents with that city's homicide detectives to counter a spike in homicides, and other violent crime.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6258627d6eb241abbae7dde3e22f19767 people with Legionnaires' disease have died in NY outbreakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b70571c3e8b4d699ba2e1779e0257eaMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:40:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City health officials say seven people with Legionnaires' disease have died amid an outbreak that has sickened dozens more.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b70571c3e8b4d699ba2e1779e0257eaEx-Senate candidate: Board has ended probe of Facebook postshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ce0f20a97f24d49a3d274060ff3d462Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:24:15 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas radiologist who lost a hard-fought primary battle to Republican Sen. Pat Roberts says the state's medical board has dropped an investigation into whether he violated patient privacy by posting X-ray images of severe medical injuries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ce0f20a97f24d49a3d274060ff3d462Prosecutor: Tipster wrote sexual letters to Aaron Hernandezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd632f6c6fbc4dc1bda08a6f8de7a9e9Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:44:33 GMTFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An anonymous tipster who raised questions about a juror in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez had a sexually explicit relationship with him, a prosecutor said in a filing released Monday, the day Hernandez's girlfriend was seen wearing a wedding band.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd632f6c6fbc4dc1bda08a6f8de7a9e9Senate blocks GOP bill to end Planned Parenthood fed fundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4ca41bfa90e49299ab83189732983beMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:04:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has blocked a Republican effort to shut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4ca41bfa90e49299ab83189732983beLady Shipman wins $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratogahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d30a2cfb195406d8af99de10031940aMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:47:52 GMTSARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Lady Shipman continued her winning ways with a dominating 3 ¼-length victory in the $100,000 Coronation Cup Monday at Saratoga Race Course.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d30a2cfb195406d8af99de10031940aUS military tests ballistic missile interceptor off Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816005207ef349bea2d9b5e54aeaeb2cMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:38:26 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military said Monday it successfully tested an interceptor that can shoot down ballistic missiles as well as airplanes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816005207ef349bea2d9b5e54aeaeb2cUse of batboys suspended after 9-year-old's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a768721d23e48619a935a55038e1834Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:05:00 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress has suspended using batboys and batgirls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a768721d23e48619a935a55038e1834Arizona man accused of decapitating wife emits howl in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa42a76943284dfbbeae48da07873fabMon, 03 Aug 2015 21:23:58 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man who authorities say decapitated his wife and two dogs and gouged his own eye out let out a moaning howl in court after a prosecutor told a judge what the man had allegedly done, according to video released Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa42a76943284dfbbeae48da07873fabBieber in compliance with vandalism sentence, judge sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76bd31bffb984b21825ff1033f3924d0Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:45:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge said Monday that Justin Bieber is complying with the terms of his probation in a vandalism case after the singer recently performed part of the community labor requirement of his sentence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76bd31bffb984b21825ff1033f3924d0Prosecutor: White officer panicked before shooting black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4effd17f96f34a21b54eab145d09c049Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:12:37 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A white Charlotte police officer on trial for the on-duty killing of a black man panicked and didn't identify himself or give any commands before shooting 12 times at the agitated man seeking help in an unfamiliar neighborhood after a car crash, a prosecutor said during opening statements Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4effd17f96f34a21b54eab145d09c049Guillermo downgraded to tropical storm as it heads to Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e0eadac503443f8a9348462a45ceffaMon, 03 Aug 2015 23:05:48 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday as it continued its course toward the Hawaiian Islands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e0eadac503443f8a9348462a45ceffaSchool report: Illinois players' allegations unfoundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ea3c015027d4e21ad9d39d70d40bc85Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:30:40 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former University of Illinois women's basketball players' allegations of racially motivated mistreatment were unfounded, investigators hired by the school concluded in a report released Monday that also found that one former assistant coach "treated players harshly."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ea3c015027d4e21ad9d39d70d40bc85Task force urges more research into child autism screeninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a527df58a5124a83beeca776e3b4138fMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:05:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A government task force says more research is needed to determine if toddlers should be screened for autism even if check-ups or parents haven't spotted developmental problems — despite screening recommendations from other health groups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a527df58a5124a83beeca776e3b4138fTexas' attorney general charged with securities fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5651230af8c4662b91297c9e8596ca4Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:16:37 GMTMcKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to prosecutors, and helped persuade a state lawmaker and another wealthy businessman to buy more than $100,000 in shares.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5651230af8c4662b91297c9e8596ca42 kids injured by falling California tree leave hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/571fae07887840e4a023867e3bb82998Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:37:50 GMTPASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A young girl and boy who were seriously injured when a 75-foot-tall tree fell on them at a summer camp in suburban Los Angeles have been released from the hospital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/571fae07887840e4a023867e3bb82998Senate blocks GOP bill to halt federal funds for Planned Parenthood in mostly party-line votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4cb4ca008604e6b853cead4b8064c9cMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:02:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate blocks GOP bill to halt federal funds for Planned Parenthood in mostly party-line vote.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4cb4ca008604e6b853cead4b8064c9cPimco says SEC may take action against its total return fundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8335b6ab29f843d88551bfe7d07a9ae7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:45:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Investment giant Pimco said Monday the Securities and Exchange Commission may take legal action against its total-return fund.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8335b6ab29f843d88551bfe7d07a9ae7Puerto Rico confirms it failed to make $58M debt paymenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff018b0bb74b4931a272dfd0740b54c6Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:40:52 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The government of Puerto Rico confirmed Monday that it failed to make a $58 million debt payment in a significant escalation of the debt crisis facing the U.S. island territory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff018b0bb74b4931a272dfd0740b54c6Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leavehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c31bc1a3a44fd9a5414444762c6748Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:05:20 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7c31bc1a3a44fd9a5414444762c6748Walker personal finances: more liabilities than assetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68a5b87329134ce8992e66a1345cc115Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:17:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker often talks about shopping at discount stores. Now we know why.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68a5b87329134ce8992e66a1345cc115Typhoon slams into Saipan causing widespread damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6241c9dd43ef48d2ab3fc27f95681765Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:51:32 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A typhoon with sustained winds around 100 mph and gusts up to 120 mph slammed into Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, causing widespread damage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6241c9dd43ef48d2ab3fc27f95681765Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf2663a9038b4caa95f95a8ef21ff9f0Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:17:11 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather helped crews build a buffer Monday between a raging Northern California wildfire and some of the thousands of homes it threatened as it tore through drought-withered brush that hadn't burned in years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf2663a9038b4caa95f95a8ef21ff9f0The Latest: Suspect only has traffic infractions on recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f270ea22d76c43c2a23e78f94046e15dMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:00:56 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f270ea22d76c43c2a23e78f94046e15dJudge: Durst doesn't get handwriting comparisonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/789cc2677ad7454f98d0b0b82e2de514Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:32:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge in New Orleans says prosecutors don't have to give real estate heir Robert Durst a series of six handwriting comparisons involved in the California murder case against him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/789cc2677ad7454f98d0b0b82e2de514States' targets shift in final Obama climate change planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8537f710d134ce795e4b99e0a96ef77Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:58:26 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8537f710d134ce795e4b99e0a96ef77Head of US Capitol Police to step down in Januaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7af01f9ef8aa48f0848840f450831fd5Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:12:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police is planning to retire in January.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7af01f9ef8aa48f0848840f450831fd5The Latest: News conference canceled in officer killing casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84cf3ee65bf04443b2492253e23a951dMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:24:00 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84cf3ee65bf04443b2492253e23a951dCoach, teammates fondly remember Kansas bat boy who diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0169ddabdee44d092250a0f053053faMon, 03 Aug 2015 21:54:55 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Members of a semi-pro Kansas baseball team say the 9-year-old bat boy who died after being accidentally hit by a follow-through swing was energetic and hard-working, and had a nearly constant smile.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0169ddabdee44d092250a0f053053fa2 reporters arrested during Ferguson protests settle suitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddaf1905a182452ca4f7012dcf705b2aMon, 03 Aug 2015 23:05:23 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two journalists who were arrested while reporting on protests after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown have settled lawsuits against St. Louis County, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddaf1905a182452ca4f7012dcf705b2aSpecial Olympics athlete vanishes after another found safehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52a50987d139440ea6efb5174e4243daMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:09:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A search is underway for an autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport early Monday, just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52a50987d139440ea6efb5174e4243daOhio man gets 35 years for crashing into bar during chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb82139de269453496c815145ee69028Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:57:25 GMTWESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of crashing a stolen truck into a crowded Ohio tavern and injuring at least a dozen people has been sentenced to 35 1/2 years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb82139de269453496c815145ee69028DA: Suspect in death of missing soldier to enter guilty pleahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfe79842263b44559c782e1be03798e0Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:34:11 GMTFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina district attorney says the suspect in the disappearance and death of a Fort Bragg soldier will plead guilty to both charges against him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfe79842263b44559c782e1be03798e0Baltimore homicide uptick: Anti-crime partnership launchedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92991e77363a4cf2887d9ba114905ec7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:15:21 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police and civic leaders launched a partnership Monday with five federal agencies that will embed their special agents with city homicide detectives, bidding to quell an upswing in homicides and other violent crime in that city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92991e77363a4cf2887d9ba114905ec7Wealthy conservatives cap Koch brothers weekend with pledgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e63f1e5c2e864f1e9bcb64b6d42dcebeMon, 03 Aug 2015 23:00:53 GMTDANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e63f1e5c2e864f1e9bcb64b6d42dcebeParents sue officer who handcuffed mentally disabled kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d74b3a440c749999b0fd7997ca38583Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:19:24 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two northern Kentucky women have sued a county sheriff and one of his school resource officers for placing their two disabled elementary school children in handcuffs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d74b3a440c749999b0fd7997ca38583Woman accused of hiring hit man to kill ex gets probationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af81b595cdbd4c8fab8ea8697093d645Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:52:24 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman charged with hiring a hit man to kill her ex-husband during a bitter child custody dispute was sentenced Monday to five years of probation in a plea deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af81b595cdbd4c8fab8ea8697093d645Rates rise at weekly US Treasury auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2f0a9155714ee98266ab95cd43d382Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:35:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills climbing to the highest level in more than four years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2f0a9155714ee98266ab95cd43d382Pennsylvania resident guilty in Chinese test-taking plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e115fd875197459e8993c45a9ae23b9bMon, 03 Aug 2015 21:21:38 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A Chinese citizen who lives in western Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to charges she used phony passports to take English-language fluency tests used for college entrance purposes for two other Chinese women, including one now enrolled at Virginia Tech.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e115fd875197459e8993c45a9ae23b9bJudge: Idaho's anti-dairy spying law is unconstitutionalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93f9a0437ce34ba091fc93c147dc11cfMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:37:39 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93f9a0437ce34ba091fc93c147dc11cfSenate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed fundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af6de85050b1486ba3f2be8ba6b30d03Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:29:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af6de85050b1486ba3f2be8ba6b30d03AP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38e095281844143bbfd373ec636f89cMon, 03 Aug 2015 22:27:55 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ex-con accused of killing police officer has turned himself in, spokesman for US attorney says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38e095281844143bbfd373ec636f89c