FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:28:59 -07:00A-Rod takes pride in being 40 and still playing in majorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a35953c9834e4306aed3abf3ad29f526Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:49:07 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez doesn't remember any clubhouse conversations as a young player about still being in the game at 40 years old.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a35953c9834e4306aed3abf3ad29f526Former letter carrier convicted of delivering marijuanahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f73e938f2cb4418e9162ac7ee51f5875Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:45:55 GMTGREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former letter carrier has been convicted of delivering packages of marijuana from a post office to the home of a conspirator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f73e938f2cb4418e9162ac7ee51f5875Australian charged after police say he planned to fight IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7499d70d7a4548ab892385277f8ffb88Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:30:11 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man appeared in court Tuesday on terror charges after police say he tried to join Kurdish-aligned forces battling the Islamic State group in Iraq.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7499d70d7a4548ab892385277f8ffb88Mexico finds cocaine diluted in fruit shipment from Colombiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e3138104d6c4fa38cd96247cadc65a4Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:05:08 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Customs and law enforcement personnel in Mexico say they found an undetermined amount of cocaine dissolved in fruit pulp imported from Colombia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e3138104d6c4fa38cd96247cadc65a4White Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fdd7b2674ca4e469267f03f4267229fTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:18:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fdd7b2674ca4e469267f03f4267229fColorado theater shooter's sister says his eyes changedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b75c49d5f1324e2c83a2ded5abf6f851Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:53:51 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, his eyes bulged from his head and he spoke in short, stilted phrases— a vast difference from the loving brother who protected her while they were growing up, she testified Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b75c49d5f1324e2c83a2ded5abf6f851House, Senate clash over highway bill ahead of deadlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/196387d63dc54de18a0163597021e192Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:05:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans rebuffed their Senate counterparts Monday over must-pass highway legislation, setting the two chambers on a collision course days ahead of a crucial deadline in the midst of the summer driving season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/196387d63dc54de18a0163597021e192South Korean PM says MERS threat is overhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2533177662aa4270ade206699fab96a7Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:18:00 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn says the country is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2533177662aa4270ade206699fab96a7Judge: Citizens United must disclose donor information to NYhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd48c2c01b0c4f3cb9594c5440d9df9bTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:17:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A nonprofit conservative organization advocating for less government must disclose information about its major donors to New York's attorney general if it wants to solicit money in the state, a judge said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd48c2c01b0c4f3cb9594c5440d9df9bSenate moves to revive Export-Import Bank in highway debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c247d6af7781481ab8036f54a92de4ddTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:48:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved legislation reviving the federal Export-Import Bank despite opposition from conservatives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c247d6af7781481ab8036f54a92de4dd3 men charged with murder of teens in firebombinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e032c4a8919648faa5c9d54ea017d551Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:02:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Three fugitives have been arrested and charged in connection with a firebombing that killed three teenagers at a tire shop in April.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e032c4a8919648faa5c9d54ea017d551House, Senate on collision course in highway debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7084aff67b1496b926b6218dd4cbf1fTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:00:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans had already declared the transportation bill dead on arrival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7084aff67b1496b926b6218dd4cbf1fPuddle of Mudd singer Scantlin accused of DWI, fleeinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fac10f52fe0645c4b4451a29b0da353aTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:15:36 GMTOLIVIA, Minn. (AP) — Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin faces charges of drunken driving and fleeing police after a chase in Minnesota that reached speeds of about 100 mph.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fac10f52fe0645c4b4451a29b0da353aHosmer drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e4e5564d95b4b91a5b413b80c544bb4Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:21:00 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e4e5564d95b4b91a5b413b80c544bb4Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/897ce7802a8f43edae5619a6656a2dcaTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/897ce7802a8f43edae5619a6656a2dcaUS plays Aruba or St Vincent in World Cup qualifying openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05594d0233934007abdd108f3109c1aaTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:01:40 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The United States will host Aruba or St. Vincent and the Grenadines at St. Louis on Nov. 13 in the Americans' opening qualifier for the 2018 World Cup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05594d0233934007abdd108f3109c1aaObama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c36e5d029fb4c19957f7eeea7f5ae6bTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:52:54 GMTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c36e5d029fb4c19957f7eeea7f5ae6bRubio: US has 'long' and 'painful' history of discriminationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e6951b279448cbaab9a65160ce3e14Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:20:37 GMTGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The United States must acknowledge a "painful, complicated" history of racial discrimination that still affects many minorities, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio said Monday between campaign speeches in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e6951b279448cbaab9a65160ce3e14Correction: Hall of Fame Inductions storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54ca75b15df745a88f4f16abc58312fbTue, 28 Jul 2015 01:22:52 GMTCOOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — In a story July 26 about the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that John Smoltz was the first player inducted into the Hall of Fame who had undergone Tommy John surgery. Smoltz was the first pitcher to enter the Hall who had the operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54ca75b15df745a88f4f16abc58312fbWong's slam paces Cardinals' 4-1 win over Redshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40a90a473c7f4f419f3192846cfb5bccTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:09 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40a90a473c7f4f419f3192846cfb5bccTexas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e39c2ed246cd4e68afe7272f609add6cTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:49:17 GMTHEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell three days after a traffic stop by a white state trooper.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e39c2ed246cd4e68afe7272f609add6cStrong earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua provincehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1b0820ab0ed4873b9c45bbd14704e33Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:44:46 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has rocked Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1b0820ab0ed4873b9c45bbd14704e33South Korea says MERS threat is overhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b2bb971690495c969dbc14ba1146eeTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:16:09 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday it is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b2bb971690495c969dbc14ba1146eeFederal prisons agree to recognize humanism as religionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/859a9b939602410b8e6de9c7f757544eTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:25:23 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal prisoners who identify as humanist can now celebrate Darwin Day and get accommodations typically afforded to those inmates who believe in a deity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/859a9b939602410b8e6de9c7f757544eMexico national team coach allegedly hits TV journalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c89f73a2dd44169b57451abfeaa0acTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:05:49 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The coach of Mexico's national soccer team is known for his histrionic displays of emotion during games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c89f73a2dd44169b57451abfeaa0acWieters' 11th-inning HR gives Orioles 2-1 win over Braveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94fdb27458db421fb7d516ae462b8053Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:38:20 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94fdb27458db421fb7d516ae462b8053Birthday bash: Alex Rodriguez homers on 40th birthdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ab6d3a950db43978f818e9ab1c0c53dTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:22:27 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ab6d3a950db43978f818e9ab1c0c53dMets acquire reliever Tyler Clippard from Athleticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48eeff2603564e268e1008b079887203Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:35:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The active New York Mets acquired first-rate reliever Tyler Clippard from Oakland for a minor league pitcher Monday, completing their second trade in four days and sending another signal they're serious about contending this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48eeff2603564e268e1008b079887203With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84ea49eb91ae4b00b74736d9d594177fTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:01:44 GMTBoston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's ever-changing blueprint.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84ea49eb91ae4b00b74736d9d594177fCalifornia seeing more wildfires, but sustaining less damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27000b9530cf487eba920708a6db20ffTue, 28 Jul 2015 01:36:40 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The number of California wildfires so far this year is up, but the acreage burned is smaller, the result of favorable weather and more firefighters who can quickly be dispatched to corral flames, fire officials say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27000b9530cf487eba920708a6db20ffWalker says EPA should be limited 'umbrella organization'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13cdef8406974023a6523282d62a9ffeTue, 28 Jul 2015 01:09:29 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Monday he would shift most of the responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to state-based regulators, leaving the EPA to serve as an "umbrella organization" that would resolve disputes between them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13cdef8406974023a6523282d62a9ffeCorrection: Smoltz-Tommy John Surgery storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23eee3d4e744cab81afa0a047620b98Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:12:53 GMTIn a story July 2 about John Smoltz's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he would be the first player enshrined into the Hall following Tommy John surgery. Smoltz is the first pitcher to enter the Hall who had the operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23eee3d4e744cab81afa0a047620b98Judge says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/402d59cf03db41018b6d49684b26d18cTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:05:11 GMTCARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The gunman responsible for last week's deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to hospital for a mental evaluation in 2008 after his family said he was a danger to himself and others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/402d59cf03db41018b6d49684b26d18cScientist: Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mysteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7cf051a9a524741ac2114c4b272edf9Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:41:51 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, a scientist working on the case said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7cf051a9a524741ac2114c4b272edf9After Olympic dreams fizzle, Bostonians wonder: Now what?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5695d346a59d4fcca5c264af8094cfeaTue, 28 Jul 2015 01:26:36 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some are wistfully wondering what might have been.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5695d346a59d4fcca5c264af8094cfeaCardinals name woman to training camp coach positionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b98589d6d6a4adbbc7c1dd02db789b4Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:44:18 GMTTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b98589d6d6a4adbbc7c1dd02db789b4Roddick takes break from retirement to play doubleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d7b1a3059ce4dd885119221da43da41Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:31:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Even retirement couldn't stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week's Atlanta Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d7b1a3059ce4dd885119221da43da41Mother pleads for return of missing California 8-year-oldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc38102126eb4bfe84c40a4e7d0552a0Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:18:49 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The mother of a missing 8-year-old girl pleaded for her safe return Monday as search efforts grew to include federal authorities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc38102126eb4bfe84c40a4e7d0552a0GOP House chairman calls on Obama to remove IRS commissionerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e527acd97f246269ae322a9a084e1abTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:54:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of a powerful House committee called for the removal of the IRS commissioner Monday, saying he has obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e527acd97f246269ae322a9a084e1abPeru decrees warrantless geolocation tracking of cellphoneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/268068f0897a4869be717948ca1b6e61Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:26:12 GMTLIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's government on Monday ordered telecommunications companies to grant police warrantless access to cellphone users' locations and other call data in real time and store that data for three years, a decree that civil libertarians called an unconstitutional invasion of privacy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/268068f0897a4869be717948ca1b6e61Casali hits 2 HRs to help Rays top Tigers 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80c36aa3c4a140378105e409d1f6ae17Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:35:28 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Curt Casali homered twice, Nathan Karns took a one-hit shutout into the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80c36aa3c4a140378105e409d1f6ae17Officials: California man suspected of starting wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76ec88d3bdfc409d940328bc265c9c8aTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:18:30 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — More wildfires have torn across California so far this year compared with the same period of 2014, but firefighters said Monday that efforts to confine and extinguish the latest blazes have been more successful than in the past.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76ec88d3bdfc409d940328bc265c9c8aSuspicious packages sent to Oregon government buildingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4361551d10d4b2b97abc188d54df80cTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:17:39 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon are investigating suspicious packages sent to government buildings around the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4361551d10d4b2b97abc188d54df80cPool fire at The Cosmopolitan fueled by fake palm treeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90bc290ad93424381951fd051ed546fTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:21:21 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Fake palm trees and high winds fueled a poolside fire on a rooftop at The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip over the weekend, fire officials said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90bc290ad93424381951fd051ed546fSeau lawyer: family won't disrupt Hall of Fame ceremonieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/423dfb1f2df046f89ba2e357c65d340cTue, 28 Jul 2015 01:08:10 GMTCANTON, Ohio (AP) — The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/423dfb1f2df046f89ba2e357c65d340c10 Things to Know for Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65429540b27f46328526666fa8f43fb7Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:06:05 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65429540b27f46328526666fa8f43fb7Remains of Pearl Harbor victims raised for identificationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e885d1aa10f4b9f9b34a738586472baTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:13:45 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The military on Monday exhumed more caskets containing the unidentified remains of USS Oklahoma crew members killed in the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e885d1aa10f4b9f9b34a738586472baHouse backs bill to help vets who've suffered sexual assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1093b620e7e1414587ac3cc8283bbff1Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans who suffered sexual assault or other sexual abuse while in uniform would get help more easily from the Department of Veterans Affairs under a bill approved Monday by the House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1093b620e7e1414587ac3cc8283bbff1Documents related to unrest after Gray death releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bebf7e4ca8848a19e6cbe2e245ac44fTue, 28 Jul 2015 01:32:40 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials have released thousands of pages of documents related to unrest following Freddie Gray's death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bebf7e4ca8848a19e6cbe2e245ac44fOil leak caused Marine jet crash in Southern Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e931b99d554713a7e2062b18fe4c6aTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:39:03 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — An oil leak caused a Marine fighter jet to crash in a Southern California neighborhood last year, setting several homes on fire and destroying the aircraft, it was reported Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e931b99d554713a7e2062b18fe4c6a