FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Jul 2016 11:59:54 -07:00The Latest: Flood wrecked 1,500 homes; $36M in road damage, 01 Jul 2016 18:46:03 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local): shutting down road projects after deal collapses, 01 Jul 2016 18:08:09 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie dropped a jackhammer on New Jersey politics late Thursday, ordering an eventual shutdown of roadwork projects after Democratic lawmakers failed to agree with him on how to address the state transportation fund's borrowing authority, which expired Friday. soldiers mingle with commuters in artist's Somme tribute, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — British commuters were met by the eerie sight of World War I soldiers in uniform as they made their way to work Friday, the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes others, 01 Jul 2016 18:17:22 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed six stringent gun-control measures Friday that will require people to turn in high-capacity magazines and require background checks for ammunition sales, as California Democrats seek to strengthen gun laws that are already among the strictest in the nation. search for gunman in death of owner of famed pizzeria, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York were searching Friday for a gunman in the fatal ambush of the owner of the famed L&B Spumoni Gardens pizza restaurant in Brooklyn. Wizards, Bradley Beal agree on 5-year, $128M contract, 01 Jul 2016 17:59:04 GMTThe Washington Wizards wasted no time in locking up shooting guard Bradley Beal, agreeing to a five-year maximum contract worth $128 million not long after the free agent market's opening bell Friday. climate change warming Asian waters, altering monsoon, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:00 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Each year as temperatures rise across India, farmers look to the sky and pray for rain. Latest: Wild agree to 3-year deal with Eric Staal, 01 Jul 2016 17:52:26 GMTThe Latest on NHL free agency (all times Eastern): poised to win 3rd individual title at US swim trials, 01 Jul 2016 18:47:18 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Katie Ledecky set herself up to swim a third individual event in Rio, qualifying fastest for the 800-meter freestyle at the U.S. trials Friday.,000 baby turkeys die in fire; Thanksgiving orders affected, 01 Jul 2016 18:37:06 GMTLANCASTER, Mass. (AP) — Seven thousand baby turkeys have been killed in a Massachusetts barn fire, and the farm's owners say that means they won't be able to meet all of their Thanksgiving orders. Latest: Friends remember man dead in driverless crash, 01 Jul 2016 18:13:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology (all times local): flummoxed over federal Confederate flag displays, 01 Jul 2016 18:45:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A year after South Carolina removed the Confederate flag from its capitol grounds, official Washington is struggling with further restrictions on the flag's display on federal property, including in the U.S. Capitol complex. Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia, 01 Jul 2016 18:34:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump used money from his own charity to purchase an autographed Tim Tebow helmet and a jersey four years ago during a charity auction for the Susan J. Komen Foundation, The Washington Post reported Friday. Rico faces historic default as rescue bill approved, 01 Jul 2016 18:12:48 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced a historic default Friday as it entered a new financial era that will put its dire finances under the control of a federal oversight board while allowing it room to ease a crushing debt burden. Williams Cos. board members quit after failing to dump CEO, 01 Jul 2016 17:57:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly half of the board members of Williams Cos. quit this week after they unsuccessfully tried to force out the energy company's CEO. Latest: Mountain biker Kulhavy back after broken hand, 01 Jul 2016 18:36:42 GMTThe Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local): in History, 08 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMTToday in History Derby: Gold leads the market in 2Q, 01 Jul 2016 18:42:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Gold shone brighter than any other investment in an up-and-down quarter. kills Israeli, wounds family in West Bank attack, 01 Jul 2016 18:19:08 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian gunman ambushed a family traveling in a car in the West Bank on Friday, killing an Israeli man and wounding his wife and two teenage children in an assault that prompted the military to send hundreds of troops to the area — the largest operation in the territory in two years. woman's terrorism link revealed in Virginia case, 01 Jul 2016 18:12:07 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman charged with providing support to al-Shabab is helping the federal government's case against two other women accused of helping the terrorist group. Cologne mayor assailant gets 14 years in prison, 01 Jul 2016 17:56:13 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A court on Friday sentenced a far-right extremist to 14 years in prison for the attempted murder of a leading candidate for Cologne mayor, the day before she was elected to the job last year. mediators questions Israel's commitment to 2 states, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:46 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — International mediators trying to promote Mideast peace warned in a highly anticipated report Friday that Israel's settlement expansion is eroding the viability of a Palestinian state and raises "legitimate questions" about its commitment to a two-state solution. Latest: Lawmaker: Few changes to N. Carolina LGBT law, 01 Jul 2016 18:38:19 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina law limiting protections for the LGBT community (all times local): desire to acquire mounts, so does risk of losses, 01 Jul 2016 18:06:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice. campaign says it has $44M in bank for 2016 race, 01 Jul 2016 17:53:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton begins July with $44 million in cash to continue hammering Republican Donald Trump in the race for the White House. general regrets meeting with Bill Clinton, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch acknowledged Friday that her meeting with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal investigation "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case playing heavily into the presidential campaign. famed hot dog contest, a whopper of a legend, 01 Jul 2016 18:40:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nathan's Famous may be in the hot dog business, but for decades they've been peddling a whopper. Coal Jobs vs Air Pollution story, 01 Jul 2016 18:03:58 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In a story June 28 about a proposed coal ban in Oakland, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the organization that David Smith represents. He is an attorney for the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, not the Oregon Bulk and Oversized Terminal. women complain they can't attend volleyball matches, 01 Jul 2016 18:40:38 GMTIranian women report they are being barred from attending a major volleyball tournament featuring the Olympic-bound men's national team, reigniting a debate about whether Iran should be allowed to host international matches. found as Kenya charges 3 policemen over missing men, 01 Jul 2016 18:43:06 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The bodies of a human rights lawyer and another missing man were found in a Kenyan river Friday, and the country's police chief said three police officers have been arrested and will be charged with murder. player shot by homeowner says he's happy to be alive, 01 Jul 2016 18:17:58 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Detroit Lions cornerback who was shot by a homeowner when authorities say he tried to break in to a multimillion-dollar home in Portland said at a court hearing that he was happy to be alive. United signs Ibrahimovic, reunites him with Mourinho, 01 Jul 2016 18:36:28 GMTZlatan Ibrahimovic signed for Manchester United on Friday, handing one of soccer's most enigmatic players a late career move to the world's richest league and a chance to help revive a fallen giant. Latest: Trump: Lynch-Clinton meeting opens Pandora's box, 01 Jul 2016 18:32:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): Up to 116 civilians killed in drone, other air attacks, 01 Jul 2016 17:53:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says between 64 and 116 civilians have been killed by drone and other U.S. strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since President Barack Obama took office in 2009. crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars, 01 Jul 2016 18:21:27 GMTDETROIT (AP) — It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared. eagles making strong recovery in Virginia, 01 Jul 2016 18:03:29 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's bald eagle population is thriving at levels not likely seen since before the United States was a country, one of the nation's top eagle experts said Friday. police prepare for July 4 weekend violence, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:20 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — After a month in which nearly 15 people were shot every day, Chicago Police announced a July 4 weekend show of force that will include thousands more officers on the streets, officers toting high-powered weapons at airports and teams of officers patrolling the city's most dangerous neighborhoods, tourist attractions, train stations and parks. OKs trial for girl who texted boyfriend urging suicide, 01 Jul 2016 18:15:19 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A teenager who sent her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to take his own life and telling him to "get back in" a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes must stand trial for involuntary manslaughter, the state's highest court ruled Friday. sources: Gingrich, Christie being vetted for Trump VP, 01 Jul 2016 17:54:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has begun formally vetting prospective vice presidential picks. teams make splashes in opening hour of free agency, 01 Jul 2016 17:58:10 GMTNHL teams combined to make a flurry of deals on the first shift of free agency. stock indexes edge higher in afternoon trading, 01 Jul 2016 17:54:44 GMTConsumer-focused companies led U.S. stock indexes modestly higher in afternoon trading Friday, extending the market's gains to a fourth day. Financial and utilities stocks were among the laggards. Investors were weighing new economic data and company earnings news. take hostages at Bangladesh restaurant, 01 Jul 2016 18:30:19 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A group of as many as nine gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night, taking hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces, authorities said. 16 years, man in 'Serial' murder case to get new trial, 01 Jul 2016 17:52:40 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — After spending 16 years in prison for the killing of his former high school girlfriend, a man at the center of the popular podcast "Serial" has a chance at freedom.' title brings closure after 2010 disappointment, 01 Jul 2016 17:49:17 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Until this week, Gary Gilmore didn't know if he would ever have as good a Coastal Carolina team as he did in 2010. That 55-win club was the No. 4 national seed for the NCAA Tournament but lost a pair of one-run games to South Carolina in super regionals. League backs US investors to take control of Swansea, 01 Jul 2016 18:36:34 GMTSWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Swansea says the Premier League has approved a deal for American investors to take control of the south Wales club. investigating shooting death of Brooklyn pizz, 01 Jul 2016 18:23:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York were searching Friday for a gunman in the fatal ambush of the owner of the famed L&B Spumoni Gardens pizza restaurant in Brooklyn. reports new sex abuse allegations against peacekeepers, 01 Jul 2016 18:13:55 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says two new sexual abuse allegations against international peacekeepers in Central African Republic have surfaced. joins Man United as English clubs begin spending, 01 Jul 2016 18:07:54 GMTZlatan Ibrahimovic's high-profile move to Manchester United was confirmed on Friday, headlining the first day of what likely will be the busiest and biggest-spending transfer window ever seen in English soccer. week after flood, tap water restored in W.Va. town, 01 Jul 2016 17:58:54 GMTCLENDENIN, W.Va. (AP) — A week after deadly floods ravaged West Virginia, all residents in one of the hardest-hit towns have tap water again. They just can't drink it yet. Moscow would shift troops if Finland joined NATO, 01 Jul 2016 18:09:36 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Moscow would reposition its troops if Finland were to join NATO, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.