FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:09:49 -07:00Judge: Ex-sailors convicted of rape, murder are innocenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b629f96e294f45e69a5d25eabb99d102Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:47:10 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two former sailors convicted of rape and murder nearly two decades ago are innocent, a federal judge said Monday, adding the "no sane human being" could find the men guilty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b629f96e294f45e69a5d25eabb99d102The Latest: NAACP rally against police shooting hits streetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b45bfd6ecdf94a0db0c5cfda2c0fc0eaTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:24:22 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b45bfd6ecdf94a0db0c5cfda2c0fc0eaLawyer: Policeman charged in shooting of unarmed motoristhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757d79af61624898a920a3f744be2a6bTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:19:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A police officer has been charged in the killing of an unarmed motorist during a road rage incident earlier this year while the officer was off duty, the officer's lawyer said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757d79af61624898a920a3f744be2a6bNorth Dakota says no Indian artifacts found at pipeline sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf9a99e292341d0b09a9aed66b38c60Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:45:28 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota state inspection of an oil pipeline site has found no sign of the Native American artifacts or human remains that an American Indian Tribe says are present, the state's chief archaeologist said in a draft memo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf9a99e292341d0b09a9aed66b38c60Iowa State president says he will stop flying school planehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f254b730d7c4b8dab59d0a9e56a870cTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:14:41 GMTAMES, Iowa (AP) — The president of Iowa State University said Monday that he will no longer pilot a university airplane that he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f254b730d7c4b8dab59d0a9e56a870cHouston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scenehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d10935d35cc4177bac09d1ac4099ee0Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:28 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d10935d35cc4177bac09d1ac4099ee0California wildfire forces evacuation of 300 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cfcb7e34b4a43ec9014c546528e11feTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:16:30 GMTCLOVERDALE, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire prompted the evacuations of 300 homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains, while fire crews continued to battle a blaze burning close to a massive geothermal power producing facility in Sonoma County, officials said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cfcb7e34b4a43ec9014c546528e11feMuseum exhibition highlights beauty, importance of failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8134fede303a41c6b483ed16c7020f6bTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:05 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A new exhibition at the University of Michigan highlights the beauty and importance of failure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8134fede303a41c6b483ed16c7020f6bElderly polar bear named Tundra dies at Detroit Zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5504a5115a0472399e357037abc38fbMon, 26 Sep 2016 23:55:27 GMTROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — An elderly polar bear that recently came to the Detroit Zoo from its counterpart in Indianapolis has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5504a5115a0472399e357037abc38fbThe Latest: Colombia accord signing ends with 'Ode to Peace'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc720b5a6779431ea1f8dcff49bce3f9Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:13 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc720b5a6779431ea1f8dcff49bce3f9The Latest: Updates from the 1st presidential debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3f6ccae2a224a02a919a57017907a8fTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:58:16 GMTHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the first of three presidential debates between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3f6ccae2a224a02a919a57017907a8fThe Latest: Santa Cruz Mountains blaze prompts evacuationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f996e0dc6e74ba0801a1fe1485a0727Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:50:29 GMTCLOVERDALE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Northern California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f996e0dc6e74ba0801a1fe1485a0727AP FACT CHECK: Clinton misrepresents stance on Pacific tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e1db4e4709a4fcca6fd6a8e9adaf8adTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:37:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e1db4e4709a4fcca6fd6a8e9adaf8adAt each other from the start: Clinton, Trump debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f67f891b6db34ab9b0929f05a2ab6d96Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:29:22 GMTHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tangled Monday night over trade, taxes and how to bring good-paying jobs back to the United States as they opened their first face-to-face presidential debate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f67f891b6db34ab9b0929f05a2ab6d96Protest held in Columbus over fatal police shooting of teenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8f4151f45648d5b3c13c471447a91cTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:27:44 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old black boy brought a city council meeting to a halt Monday in Columbus as they called for an independent investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df8f4151f45648d5b3c13c471447a91cLife-size bronze tribute statue to Glenn Frey now in Winslowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ade6f661ef52432aab0d6497a40ac0ceTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:17:40 GMTWINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A life-size bronze tribute statue to the late singer-songwriter Glenn Frey of the Eagles has been installed in the "Standing On The Corner" park in Winslow, Arizona.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ade6f661ef52432aab0d6497a40ac0ceAP FACT CHECK: Trump on the loan that launched his businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/606c6fa143e144cdb83c2f2cdd31f22bTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:30:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/606c6fa143e144cdb83c2f2cdd31f22bCalifornia man gets 30 years for trying to join terror grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/252bb19f570f458c96b7940298ac8fe5Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:36:49 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man convicted of trying to become a fighter for the Islamic State terrorist group has been sentenced to 30 years prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/252bb19f570f458c96b7940298ac8fe5The Latest: Hospital: Doctor's claims are 'without merit'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a221dabfd4ee493db2ca94353ebcb8acTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:32:12 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a whistleblower lawsuit filed against a New York hospital (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a221dabfd4ee493db2ca94353ebcb8acThe Latest: 4-time Iditarod champ Mackey out of 2017 racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f67dee323b3f4ff490cfa872d92b6ca7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:45:22 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey dropping out of the 2017 race (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f67dee323b3f4ff490cfa872d92b6ca7AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on debt-free collegehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1fb42b56bfd4571b18f8ad6b6eb917aTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:55:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1fb42b56bfd4571b18f8ad6b6eb917aAP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c1c85b706f642f58ae863ece940fd3aTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:49:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, in the opening presidential debate, both denied making statements that they are plainly on record as having said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c1c85b706f642f58ae863ece940fd3aPsychiatrist: Hospital provokes patients to enrich itselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bf1398581364ef7b68cf46dbcdbbf98Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:32:38 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A doctor who trained for two years at the psychiatric unit of a New York hospital said in a lawsuit Monday that poor adolescent patients were routinely provoked into acting out, then restrained and drugged, extending their hospitalization and Medicaid payments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bf1398581364ef7b68cf46dbcdbbf98The Latest: Source says stolen gun found at police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb75b71860144679c2bc237eb466401Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:10:21 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb75b71860144679c2bc237eb466401Driving rain and wind diverts plans for Canadian royal tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc9c91e0f434a74940cc97ca79ebf10Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:24:01 GMTBELLA BELLA, British Columbia (AP) — Plans to show off one of British Columbia's most beautiful areas to Prince William and his wife, Kate, were scuttled by bad weather.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dc9c91e0f434a74940cc97ca79ebf10Drone to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d6c51bf417246eca2eec5e2018b5f14Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:03:12 GMTVICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d6c51bf417246eca2eec5e2018b5f14Feds look into sexual harassment claims at Yellowstone parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b392710532ef4245848bf9c27ca97517Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:06 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government investigators were expected to visit Yellowstone National Park to look into an employee's claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct, park officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b392710532ef4245848bf9c27ca97517Chicago-based religious order sued for docs on allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e73c3a76cf9f43969b371bb4934ec87eTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:33:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A 51-year-old Colorado man who says he was sexually abused when he was around 7 years old by a teenager who later became a prominent Roman Catholic priest — one known for his work with at-risk kids — on Monday sued the Chicago-based religious order to which the priest belongs, seeking the release of all records related to allegations of abuse by any of its priests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e73c3a76cf9f43969b371bb4934ec87eJudges delay Menendez decision pending Supreme Court appealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9105ab8a1914c9383dda17c965251a4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:19 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has delayed any court action against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey while he appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9105ab8a1914c9383dda17c965251a4Yankees, Blue Jays scrap after 3 HBP in first 2 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8175923635bc462d9d422fa0fc9305faTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:47:23 GMTTORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino was ejected after hitting Toronto's Justin Smoak with a pitch in the second inning Monday night, leading to an angry shoving match between the teams.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8175923635bc462d9d422fa0fc9305faAP FACT CHECK: Trump on Clinton and the Islamic State grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a199f12b1228405f8739403182b27576Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:41:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a199f12b1228405f8739403182b27576Kerry meets Venezuelan president amid escalating tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8862f9273e914a349ab2b2427e0908aeTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:23:20 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that he is "deeply concerned" about escalating political tensions in Venezuela as he held his first official meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8862f9273e914a349ab2b2427e0908aeUse of body cams questioned after Charlotte police killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2057a734711745c39196a168e2fcc763Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:35:25 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how the department uses body cameras.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2057a734711745c39196a168e2fcc763Lawmakers' report finds crowded Airbnb rentals in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bc5ebb9e2eb4cd1b4ecbd3ff84ac7a4Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:55:30 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in a dining area and listings for up to 32 people, showing the need for tighter rules on the popular online home rental service, according to the two state lawmakers who issued the analysis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bc5ebb9e2eb4cd1b4ecbd3ff84ac7a4Chinese firm charged with plotting to evade NKorea sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e88018c0475d4b51bddfdf1ae1449828Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:51:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday unsealed criminal charges against a China-based company and four of its executives for conspiring to evade U.S. economic sanctions that target North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e88018c0475d4b51bddfdf1ae1449828Judge orders girls' bathroom access for transgender studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2edafed4e7b4711abd2853aef5395f5Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:18:01 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge rejected a school district's challenge to President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms on Monday, ordering a biologically male student who identifies as female be treated "like the girl she is."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2edafed4e7b4711abd2853aef5395f5Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dfd85e873e341058ba64b153da63c54Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:14:03 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and its largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday in an emotional ceremony that seeks to put an end to a half-century of combat and put the war-weary nation on the path to reconciliation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dfd85e873e341058ba64b153da63c54AP FACT CHECK: Trump on his tax auditshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af077b3f6edd457aa6080ba1bcaae0ddTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:46:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af077b3f6edd457aa6080ba1bcaae0ddThe Latest: Attorney: Court ruling protects students' rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96a499989972479695dc40cf6879783eTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:12:15 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge's ruling rejecting an Ohio school district's challenge to President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96a499989972479695dc40cf6879783eHarrison Scott Key wins $5,000 James Thurber prize for humorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72d3d49b6dbe419f9c3575334432dbfeTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:31:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Author Harrison Scott Key's comic memoir about growing up with a father of outsized presence has won the Thurber Prize for American Humor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72d3d49b6dbe419f9c3575334432dbfeSuspects, victims in California killings were 'furries'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e8486b325d546029c684fe819517d0cTue, 27 Sep 2016 01:30:03 GMTFULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Two men arrested in the killings of a California couple were friends with the victims' teenage daughter and all attended "furry" events where some participants dress up in colorful animal costumes, according to friends and their social media pages.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e8486b325d546029c684fe819517d0cPair of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c15ffcb849684256b802bee1c8d8a6bfTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:11:43 GMTNORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c15ffcb849684256b802bee1c8d8a6bfFilmmakers Ken and Ric Burns honored by historical societyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d56ce273344d4f17a9f172bb4961dc20Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:54:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Brothers and fellow filmmakers Ken and Ric Burns have received an honorary prize from the New-York Historical Society.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d56ce273344d4f17a9f172bb4961dc20Gordon homers leading off as Marlins mourn Fernandezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60461fcd4f014bd5b57e9e550924a451Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:17:27 GMTMIAMI (AP) — In tribute to Jose Fernandez, left-handed hitter Dee Gordon stepped to the plate as a righty to lead off the first inning of Monday's mournful game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60461fcd4f014bd5b57e9e550924a451Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81285eda6a1d4be2a03ffb0ca882fdeaTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:16:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81285eda6a1d4be2a03ffb0ca882fdea10 Things to Know for Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a04c0aed001740d2bf38a3f311ea4ab5Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:12:14 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a04c0aed001740d2bf38a3f311ea4ab5Candidates arrive for 1st debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6e24a305e61417399d6934c01627ce8Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:57:46 GMTHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The presidential candidates have arrived at Hofstra University in New York and are moments away from their first face-to-face debate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6e24a305e61417399d6934c01627ce8Carroll: Russell Wilson has MCL sprain, but "feeling great"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e65961f25d934150afca65ee1aab16f4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:45:02 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — As of Monday afternoon, Pete Carroll's expectation was that Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson will be the starter on Sunday when the Seahawks face the New York Jets despite a sprained MCL in his left knee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e65961f25d934150afca65ee1aab16f4ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steadyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95cd78382d364e3d99e8fc10702d6692Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:38:03 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says the economies of developing countries in Asia are holding up despite stubborn global headwinds, and that earlier forecasts that the countries as a group will grow 5.7 percent in 2016 and 2017 remain unchanged. The group grew 5.9 percent in 2015.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95cd78382d364e3d99e8fc10702d6692Dallas police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concernedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc6c89f81da48fcbe34f0aab32b9516Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:45 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Still recovering from the July sniper attack that left five law enforcement officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers, including Chief David Brown, announce unexpected retirements.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc6c89f81da48fcbe34f0aab32b9516