FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Dec 2015 12:06:34 -08:00Officer: Man kicked in head was alert, belligerent afterward, 01 Dec 2015 19:00:11 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A black man who suffered a broken jaw after being kicked in the head by a white officer was alert and belligerent shortly afterward, a Delaware police supervisor testified Tuesday in the trial of his fellow officer. mayor fires police chief in wake of video release, 01 Dec 2015 18:45:59 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white Chicago officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times. for farm loans surges amid low crop, cattle prices, 01 Dec 2015 19:55:12 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The nation's net farm income is the lowest since 2002, and with another year of low commodity prices, demand for agriculture loans is surging as farmers struggle to make ends meet. Washington auditor seeks return of seized $908,000, 01 Dec 2015 19:40:47 GMTTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal prosecutor argued Tuesday that $908,000 seized from indicted Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley constituted stolen funds that were directly traceable to money laundering and should not be returned. prison settles suit after inmate missed dialysis, died, 01 Dec 2015 19:37:33 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah state prison has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit in the case of an inmate who died after a dialysis provider didn't show up to give him treatment for two days. passes intelligence bill with policy guidelines, 01 Dec 2015 19:40:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to authorize a 7 percent spending increase on intelligence agencies for the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30, 2016. owners' meetings could yield progress in L.A. relocation, 01 Dec 2015 19:03:56 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL's owners could take a significant step toward the league's return to Los Angeles this week. to begin enlisting HIV-positive soldiers, 01 Dec 2015 19:20:05 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says it will begin enlisting soldiers who are HIV-positive. charged with bogus threat vs. black college students, 01 Dec 2015 19:54:52 GMTUNION, N.J. (AP) — A woman has been charged with making fake threats against black students at Kean University in New Jersey. marijuana-friendly doctor in trouble before, 01 Dec 2015 19:45:57 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A physician accused of violating Illinois' medical marijuana law could lose his license in a case critics say highlights the state's strict enforcement. Latest: Man accused of threatening university released, 01 Dec 2015 19:34:01 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat against the University of Chicago (all times local): Space Agency delays launch of gravity probe, 01 Dec 2015 19:05:22 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency is postponing the launch of probe that will test technology for a future mission to measure gravitational waves. Rico makes debt payment, warns of dwindling funds, 01 Dec 2015 19:47:04 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico narrowly avoided a multimillion-dollar default on Tuesday by announcing a last-minute bond payment while warning that a deepening financial crisis has forced the government to divert money slated for future debt payments to avoid a shutdown of basic services. shooting in downtown Atlanta leaves 1 man dead, 01 Dec 2015 19:16:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police officers ducked behind cars as gunshots whizzed through a busy part of downtown Atlanta, killing a South Carolina man who engaged officers in the gunfight, authorities said. experts: passageway may lead to Aztec ruler's tomb, 01 Dec 2015 18:35:29 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. cop disinvited from 2nd city, blasts NAACP head, 01 Dec 2015 18:24:45 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A second city on Tuesday withdrew its invitation for Rhode Island's "Dancing Cop" to direct holiday traffic because of his activism against the Black Lives Matter movement. The retired officer responded by blasting the head of the Providence NAACP and threatening to sue his detractors for defamation. Indiana order stands, charity will settle Syrian family, 01 Dec 2015 19:42:38 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A religious charity will finance a Syrian refugee family's arrival in Indiana — even if Republican Gov. Mike Pence does not drop his order blocking state agencies from distributing federal funds intended to help settle refugees. plea, woman admits killing 2 exes 30-plus years apart, 01 Dec 2015 18:44:50 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman convicted of fatally stabbing an ex-boyfriend to death more than 30 years ago has admitted she did the same thing last year. marks anniversary of historic Montgomery bus boycott, 01 Dec 2015 19:53:28 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called Tuesday for criminal justice reforms and an end to "the era of mass incarceration in America." of global Roman Catholic broadcaster on feeding tube, 01 Dec 2015 19:27:16 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mother Mary Angelica, the Roman Catholic nun who started a religious broadcasting empire based in Alabama, is in declining health, according to her ministries. Marathon bomber's lawyers argue for new trial, 01 Dec 2015 19:16:48 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — sentenced to death for his admitted role in the deadly 2013 attack — deserves a new trial to reconsider both his guilt and his punishment, his lawyers argued Tuesday., NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its help, 01 Dec 2015 18:50:52 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The United States and its NATO allies struggled Tuesday to come up with a clear message to send Russia at a time of conflicting concerns in Europe and the Middle East. plea, woman killing 2 ex-boyfriends 30-plus years apart, 01 Dec 2015 18:44:04 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman convicted of fatally stabbing an ex-boyfriend to death more than 30 years ago has admitted she did the same thing last year. Woods has no timetable on healing or playing, 01 Dec 2015 19:21:50 GMTNASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods is painting a bleak picture on his return to golf by saying he has no idea when his back will heal. bomb explodes in Istanbul, wounding 5 at rush hour, 01 Dec 2015 19:19:48 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — A pipe bomb left on a highway overpass near an Istanbul subway station exploded Tuesday, wounding five people, a local official said. The blast caused some panic in the city, which is on edge following a spate of deadly bombings in Turkey. bills would add secrecy to public re, 01 Dec 2015 19:08:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A proposed law meant to encourage companies to share information about cyberthreats with the U.S. government includes measures that could significantly limit what details, if any, the public can review about the program through federal and state public records laws. Latest: Clinton arrives at historic Alabama church, 01 Dec 2015 18:26:42 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaking in Montgomery, Alabama, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. All times local: Boy taken by dad in 2002 has visited mom in Alabama, 01 Dec 2015 19:55:02 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A boy who was taken from his Alabama home by his father in 2002 and raised in Ohio under a new identity recently reconnected with his mother in Alabama, the father's attorney said Tuesday after his client pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and other charges. pointed at 2 aircraft; Florida officials investigate, 01 Dec 2015 18:26:48 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's officials are investigating after green lasers were pointed at pilots of a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and a Delta plane in Palm Beach County. wonder if Cruz can heal Washington's bitter divisions, 01 Dec 2015 19:47:05 GMTCLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Sharon Gilbert thinks her party veered off course in the past two presidential elections by nominating candidates who were too moderate. Latest on Freddie Gray: Jury may be seated Wednesday, 01 Dec 2015 19:38:58 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): Sisters tried to strangle mom with computer cords, 01 Dec 2015 19:56:58 GMTWILLOWICK, Ohio (AP) — Two sisters tried to strangle their mom with braided computer cords on Thanksgiving and then tried to kill her with a towel and a pillow, investigators said. sending new special ops force to fight Islamic State, 01 Dec 2015 18:36:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will deploy a new special operations force to the Middle East to help fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday. clothing maker to settle on deceptive ads, 01 Dec 2015 19:53:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A company that makes copper-infused clothing agreed to pay $1.35 million to settle government charges that it falsely claimed that its garments could relieve pain and inflammation caused by arthritis, multiple sclerosis and other diseases. near end in 'suicide by cop' case that killed officer, 01 Dec 2015 19:40:39 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The investigation into whether there should be in any charges in the June fatal shootings of a Cincinnati police officer and an armed suspect police say was staging a "suicide by cop" is nearly complete, a southwest Ohio prosecutor said Tuesday. Scripts offers low-cost alternative to Turing drug, 01 Dec 2015 19:24:15 GMTThe nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager is muscling back into the debate over soaring drug costs by promoting a less-expensive alternative to a life-saving medicine with a list price of $750 per pill. gays under IS rule, isolation and fear of a cruel death, 01 Dec 2015 18:48:36 GMTREYHANLI, Turkey (AP) — Before a crowd of men on a street in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the masked Islamic State group judge read out the sentence against the two men convicted of homosexuality: They would be thrown to their deaths from the roof of the nearby Wael Hotel.'Malley: I want to be your second choice _ for now, 01 Dec 2015 18:27:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley appealed to House Democrats on Tuesday to keep him in their consideration as he runs for president. launches music Web site for fan photos, 01 Dec 2015 19:27:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If you've got any rock or rap star photos stored on your iPhone or stashed somewhere in your attic, the Smithsonian wants to hear from you. smuggler with turtles in pants pleads guilty in US, 01 Dec 2015 19:53:50 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Canadian man has pleaded guilty to smuggling or attempting to smuggle thousands of turtles from southeastern Michigan, more than a year after he was caught at a border crossing with 51 of the reptiles taped to his body. Canyon explores new ways to manage backcountry, 01 Dec 2015 19:00:54 GMTFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Most of the millions who visit the Grand Canyon each year take in its sweeping views from along the edge, where they can follow paved trails, grab a bite to eat or ride shuttle buses to scenic overlooks. of ex-speaker sends NY politics into turmoil, 01 Dec 2015 19:22:41 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has shaken New York politics down to the granite foundations of the state Capitol, provoking fresh calls to overhaul a system that has stubbornly clung to its long history of corruption. security experts back settling Syrian refugees, 01 Dec 2015 19:51:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Former top national security officials in Republican and Democratic administrations on Tuesday urged Congress to continue allowing the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in the United States. forces surround Ramadi, but it could be a long siege, 01 Dec 2015 18:42:26 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — After months of sluggish progress, stalled advances and outright failures, Iraqi troops and militias backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have surrounded the key city of Ramadi and appear poised to launch a new attempt to wrest it from the Islamic State group. Military better prepared for Benghazi-like attack, 01 Dec 2015 19:26:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military is better prepared now for an attack in Africa than it was when a U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, came under a deadly siege in 2012, a member of the House Benghazi committee said Tuesday. launching community schools with Facebook money, 01 Dec 2015 19:45:16 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The foundation managing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million donation for education in Newark says it will finance a new project that helps poor students. California water savings take a dip in October, 01 Dec 2015 18:28:34 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say Californians missed the state's monthly 25 percent water conservation target for the first time since enforcement of the cutbacks began in June. man pleads guilty to trying to join extremists, 01 Dec 2015 19:45:25 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a California man is facing up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to trying to join Islamic extremists in Syria. Manhattan: carousel, shopping, French food, light show, 01 Dec 2015 19:25:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — On a dark December night, a canopy of lights glitters across Lower Manhattan, and not just from One World Trade and the other downtown skyscrapers. The neighborhood sparkles with new attractions, from the otherworldly glow of the SeaGlass carousel in Battery Park to a colorful, choreographed light show called Luminaries at the Winter Garden. search for missing Hollywood visual-effects producer, 01 Dec 2015 18:50:18 GMTGARDENA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Los Angeles County say they're searching for a Hollywood visual effects producer who hasn't been seen since leaving work a week ago without his wallet or other personal items.