FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:31:41 -07:00Photographer seeking $1 billion from Getty Images agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ff9fa6b0d8486ebad9cf42938ae4abWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:18:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An accomplished photographer who lets the public use thousands of her images of America for free has sued the Getty Images photo agency in New York for more than $1 billion, saying it's improperly selling her work and sending threatening letters to those who don't pay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ff9fa6b0d8486ebad9cf42938ae4abDismal time for Gulf oil = record low lease biddinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/628c634245d648049632b64e6ead3907Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:09:31 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government's annual sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico attracted hardly any interest on Wednesday, reflecting a dismal outlook for offshore drilling.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/628c634245d648049632b64e6ead3907Officers penalized for taking recruits to play 'Pokemon Go'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86d1dbcc7d24c4eb42fbdc6decab855Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:57:00 GMTCOMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Two officers in a suburban Denver police department that's under federal investigation are no longer allowed to train recruits after taking them to play "Pokemon Go" instead of teaching them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86d1dbcc7d24c4eb42fbdc6decab855Case challenging Md. congressional districts moving forwardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a3a394f1a1f4728bde84f55da01f42bWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:16:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit challenging a 2011 redrawing of Maryland's congressional districts that enabled Democrats to pick up an additional seat in Congress can go forward, a three-judge panel ruled Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a3a394f1a1f4728bde84f55da01f42bCanadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijabhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d7f00d0c3043cc96f8757dbc211869Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:15:55 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d7f00d0c3043cc96f8757dbc211869Georgia man who threw boiled water on gay men gets 40 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9352133c4e2c43d3a75cce2bc958310dWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:11 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9352133c4e2c43d3a75cce2bc958310d40 votes separate Oklahoma Democrat congressional candidateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6171eb6f3b4b97afead482c475bca1Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:27:44 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The runner-up in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat in which the two candidates are separated by only 40 votes said Wednesday he has not decided whether to seek a recount, as the front-runner refocused his campaign against the Republican incumbent in November's general election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6171eb6f3b4b97afead482c475bca1How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd338e89639548938f09cc001f1c75eaWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:49:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed lower on Wednesday, led by sharp declines in health-care companies as outrage over the steep price hikes for Mylan's EpiPens escalates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd338e89639548938f09cc001f1c75eaFrance: Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af9a3cbb28f14f909d05de05c4aa7777Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:10:21 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has blamed the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015, a French diplomat said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af9a3cbb28f14f909d05de05c4aa7777Surveillance plane was not a secret, Baltimore police sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df1f30f2420b434c91af7ae00b667e74Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:32:42 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The chief spokesman for Baltimore police insists that a trial program in which a manned plane with cameras flies over the city and feeds information to law enforcement was not a secret.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df1f30f2420b434c91af7ae00b667e74Online public school founder admits to $8M in tax fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/963f58f15c794cfd87183b11e83fc9e0Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:55:16 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The founder and former CEO of an online public school that educates thousands of Pennsylvania students pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal tax fraud, acknowledging he siphoned more than $8 million from The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School through for-profit and nonprofit companies he controlled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/963f58f15c794cfd87183b11e83fc9e0Nevada legislative hopeful claims nude photo extortion plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aac552f9f6e54b4a8db830bed04c5080Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:55 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Police are investigating an alleged extortion plot against a Reno Republican running for the state legislature who says he's ending his campaign after someone hacked his email and sent nude photos of him to GOP leaders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aac552f9f6e54b4a8db830bed04c5080Stocks end lower as health-care companies declinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b97ee03febe544f5a563745be94e914eWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:48:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed lower on Wednesday, led by sharp declines in health-care companies as outrage over the steep price hikes for Mylan's EpiPens escalates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b97ee03febe544f5a563745be94e914eMississippi Islamic State recruit gets 8 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c32c67b843374fe59a0925f158a6f219Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:18:18 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who once tried to join the Islamic State group credited arresting FBI agents with saving his life as he was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday, telling a federal judge he didn't then understand what the Islamic State represented.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c32c67b843374fe59a0925f158a6f219Sour letter from Bonnie and Clyde to ex-ally up for auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9665ceb0d6474ae9a129bd56d9c6ad90Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:56:04 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Bonnie and Clyde made it quite clear how they felt about a former member of their gang in a letter they sent to him as he sat in the Dallas County Jail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9665ceb0d6474ae9a129bd56d9c6ad90Dynamic doubles duo: Federer, Nadal to team up in Laver Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a0df8d6e3e48cdab77360a880066d1Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:07:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who have faced each other in eight major finals, plan to team up as doubles partners next year during the inaugural Laver Cup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a0df8d6e3e48cdab77360a880066d1Swimmer Feigen apologizes for 'serious distraction' in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7db3950aad8c474085645f5854f857e6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:46:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio Olympics, saying he omitted facts in his statement to police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7db3950aad8c474085645f5854f857e6The Latest: Governor, family still out of flooded mansionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7410f95021340fe92514f6db0b44568Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:33:35 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7410f95021340fe92514f6db0b44568Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71fa9a4f054d412d8566cfc70ad560d7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:27:24 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist site, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71fa9a4f054d412d8566cfc70ad560d7The Latest: Islamic State recruit thanks FBI for his arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b834e08294304f94a990e3e070f7ca73Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:12:06 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Mississippi man who tried to join the Islamic State group (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b834e08294304f94a990e3e070f7ca73AP EXPLAINS: Difference between shallow, deep earthquakeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9541dab754eb4e9bb1f28634cd885f07Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:29:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A strong earthquake rocks Italy, flattening towns and killing scores of people. An even bigger quake hits Myanmar the same day, killing a few people and shattering ancient Buddhist pagodas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9541dab754eb4e9bb1f28634cd885f07New trial ordered in suit over man's killing by Anaheim cophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9f2ca1d186a40a4a733d908c194d5a4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:05:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court has ordered a new trial in a lawsuit brought by the mother of an Anaheim gang member whose killing by a police officer four years ago sparked nights of protests and riots.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9f2ca1d186a40a4a733d908c194d5a4The Latest: Thousands without power after Indiana tornadoeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df19d3adb424372a51c698ef2806f71Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:52:01 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes touching down in central Indiana (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df19d3adb424372a51c698ef2806f71Coal towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from US gov'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99770765cbbb4ed8b3b0f621bd03ac35Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:25:53 GMTHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Communities in nine U.S. states that have been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99770765cbbb4ed8b3b0f621bd03ac35A look at some companies struggling with rising debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f80a4cd2dba540bb8fa87f6beb1045b2Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:25:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are sitting on hundreds of billions of cash, so you might think they are in great financial shape.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f80a4cd2dba540bb8fa87f6beb1045b2Judge to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/666ef28c64d04578a0bacf016a5a102aWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:05:35 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A ruling in the request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop a four-state oil pipeline under construction near their reservation will come by Sept. 9, a federal judge said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/666ef28c64d04578a0bacf016a5a102aSchool groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c186b0bae42a4077b2a1cf56490e1a61Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:11:22 GMTDELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — It would be a mistake for state officials to start closing underperforming Michigan schools for academic reasons because it would devastate communities while not improving student achievement, concerned educators said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c186b0bae42a4077b2a1cf56490e1a61Nearly 1 year after woman's death, coroner rules it homicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f8bbdc4b1db485d8eae166f6803edbaWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:45:53 GMTDUNCAN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina coroner says a woman with cerebral palsy who was found dead in her home last year had been strangled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f8bbdc4b1db485d8eae166f6803edbaFrance's Sarkozy brands burkinis a 'provocation'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7b0c77f87904c8cb23fc3b22519f804Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:52:03 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's former conservative president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has branded the full-body burkini swimsuits worn by some Muslim women a "provocation" that he says supports radicalized Islam.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7b0c77f87904c8cb23fc3b22519f804US says airstrike in Syria may have killed civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d763a7c85ef42ae80a0c6c951197124Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:14:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says an airstrike in Syria may have inadvertently killed an unspecified number of civilians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d763a7c85ef42ae80a0c6c951197124Illinois officials: Pension change could be 'devastating'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd643b4260cb4214a0c6dffeaa906eacWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:42:36 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says a pending move by Illinois' largest public-pension fund would increase the state's required payment by hundreds of millions of dollars, potentially leading to higher taxes or massive cuts to education and social services already suffering amid a budget crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd643b4260cb4214a0c6dffeaa906eacNew Jersey governor vetoes bill requiring smart guns be soldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07e48dd5173482dbf3ea1d0b2fee32aWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:23:37 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday rejected legislation to increase the sales of smart guns, saying the measure would make the state "inhospitable" to legal gun ownership.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07e48dd5173482dbf3ea1d0b2fee32aThe Latest: Jury gets case of Russian accused of hackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1650abb8d9444d29a6acf8e961be1feWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:09:34 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1650abb8d9444d29a6acf8e961be1feMan sentenced for attempted murder of San Diego TV anchorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b56984c663b246cea8c053376b429d64Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:38:36 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge has sentenced a house painter to nearly 39 years in prison for shooting a TV sports anchor in San Diego.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b56984c663b246cea8c053376b429d64Giants owner Mara 'comfortable' with NFL suspension of Brownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7439e6c4f5c14489980829abd756d94bWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:09:16 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A visibly shaken Giants owner John Mara said Wednesday he was fine with the NFL's suspension of placekicker Josh Brown for one game, despite allegations Brown abused his ex-wife as many as 20 times prior to the Giants signing Brown to a two-year extension last spring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7439e6c4f5c14489980829abd756d94bElevator fix will close Washington Monument for 9 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf2b5c5056b4ab39e49800ed5b28111Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:39:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The lone, balky elevator that takes visitors to the top of the 555-foot Washington Monument needs a major renovation that will require closing the landmark for nine months, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf2b5c5056b4ab39e49800ed5b28111Underwater expedition off California reveals sunken warshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0d5125f0b5459cb07c78c575f71acaWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:19:35 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in atomic tests in the Pacific.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0d5125f0b5459cb07c78c575f71acaPaisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9fd0df1b43453fa29da7a7fac1e605Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:23:53 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9fd0df1b43453fa29da7a7fac1e605Express and TurboTax maker Intuit sink on weak forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a1aea89fa342d89f1d49a743a5b670Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:47:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a1aea89fa342d89f1d49a743a5b670Prosecutor wants photos of Michael Brown's body restrictedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2bd246bcca14ddd963b0612031f44b3Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:47:36 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the police force and prosecutor that oversaw the investigation of Michael Brown's 2014 death in Ferguson asked a federal judge to consider blocking the release of "grisly" photographs of the black 18-year-old's body to his family's attorneys, worried they could prompt violence if leaked.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2bd246bcca14ddd963b0612031f44b3Minneapolis bridge collapse survivor faces terror chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1dd28ffe5464d78a9305e39a6f0d871Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:20:06 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A survivor of the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 is now facing terror charges after authorities say he went to Syria to join the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1dd28ffe5464d78a9305e39a6f0d871South Carolina Democrats to drop Jefferson-Jackson referencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/669bbf67cb2e406795110f003e908a77Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:00:43 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Democrats will rename their annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner after the upcoming fundraiser in September, making theirs the latest state party to distance itself from the slave-owning presidents who are considered the party's founders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/669bbf67cb2e406795110f003e908a77US Treasury blasts European tax probe of multinationalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c453204ca3574dd699fa363cdf94562bWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:03:55 GMTU.S. officials are publicly criticizing Europe's investigations into favorable tax arrangements that Apple and other multinational companies have reached with Ireland and a few other countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c453204ca3574dd699fa363cdf94562bThe Latest: Man who threw boiled water on gays gets 40 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d54f4cd24564b26b627ea8586e62aceWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:08:49 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man accused of pouring boiled water on a sleeping gay couple (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d54f4cd24564b26b627ea8586e62aceNo charges in shooting of Boston man by terror investigatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1d230f3e264621b4dadb70edc53978Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:18:36 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have announced they will not seek criminal charges against a Boston officer and an FBI agent who fatally shot a man last year who they believed was plotting an attack against police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1d230f3e264621b4dadb70edc53978The Latest: Quake rescue work suspended at Italian hotelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f66143d7a8bc44468a63015d2af2469fWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:00:10 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f66143d7a8bc44468a63015d2af2469fTrump, aiming to widen support, makes pitch to Hispanicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68ff1995b41c4d34ba3b9906e3549376Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:30:22 GMTTAMPA, Florida (AP) — Visiting a battleground state he can't afford to lose, Donald Trump promised Hispanics "a much better life" on Wednesday in a Florida speech that continued his recent effort to soften his tone and broaden his support 11 weeks before the presidential election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68ff1995b41c4d34ba3b9906e3549376Weather Service: 'Destructive tornado' in central Indianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73388caec4534bc4b290cbe7dde8961cWed, 24 Aug 2016 20:50:08 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — At least two tornadoes struck central Indiana on Wednesday, downing trees and destroying a Starbucks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73388caec4534bc4b290cbe7dde8961cMedical emergency suspected in San Francisco sidewalk crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77e822b80f2a4bae8640e70d91ea18a7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:37:18 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A cab driver may have experienced a medical emergency when his taxi jumped a curb and plowed into two people on a downtown San Francisco sidewalk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77e822b80f2a4bae8640e70d91ea18a7Sanders: I'll campaign for Clinton, down-ticket Democratshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e8e61720aa14d4dac6fee6bf4d7067bWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:37 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he'll campaign actively this fall to send Democrat Hillary Clinton to the White House and bolster the party's congressional candidates, with swings already planned in New Hampshire, New York and Washington state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e8e61720aa14d4dac6fee6bf4d7067b