FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:26:17 -07:00Several wildfires blackening dry California's golden hillshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f162d8e332384febaeb9724a11c49690Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:03:18 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A series of wildfires blackened the golden hills of California on Friday, egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f162d8e332384febaeb9724a11c49690Bowyer faces uncertain future at Michael Waltrip Racinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0b9c45776834f77b39a13fa0d733cc6Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:01:49 GMTLONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Clint Bowyer is ready to press on at Pocono Raceway in the wake of an ownership shake-up that leaves the veteran driver with an uncertain future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0b9c45776834f77b39a13fa0d733cc6Girl's body in crib leads police to review sister's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb7e9d5b73d84facb827d74be36342d0Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:50:15 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The discovery of a young girl's decomposed body in a crib at an Ohio apartment is prompting authorities to take another look at her sister's death two years ago, the Medina County police chief said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb7e9d5b73d84facb827d74be36342d04 killed when executive jet crashes at England airfieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f669b4b4388543d58b5200c95d22f08dFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:36:38 GMTLONDON (AP) — An executive jet crashed onto a car auction center and burst into flames while trying to land at an airport in southern England Friday, killing all four people aboard, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f669b4b4388543d58b5200c95d22f08dSuspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/689041473a624fe8a09612f080fe27f5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:47:03 GMTDUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel is either unable or unwilling to contain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/689041473a624fe8a09612f080fe27f5Al-Qaida attacks HQ of rebel group it calls US 'agents'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e45e0d1123e4aaf88feaa151393695dFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:23:39 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria launched an attack early Friday on the headquarters of a rebel faction in northern Syria believed to have been trained by the U.S. government, killing at least five fighters and wounding more than a dozen, the militants and an activist group said. The Nusra Front, which has also abducted several members of the faction known as Division 30, vowed to cut off "the arms" of the American government in Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e45e0d1123e4aaf88feaa151393695dClinton's doctor says 2016 candidate in "excellent" healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7de588d995454f8aaa2025f97b5cd412Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:11:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's physician describes the Democratic presidential candidate as in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7de588d995454f8aaa2025f97b5cd412Feds contacted by representative for dentist who killed lionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cd8f950bd2a4bc9bcf68f5f2e324e9aFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:57:04 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal authorities say they've now been contacted by a representative for the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cd8f950bd2a4bc9bcf68f5f2e324e9aMaine landlord pleads not guilty in fire that killed 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca4ef23a8ee943e3a6f8bf87ae205831Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:29:22 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The owner of an apartment house in Portland where six tenants died in the deadliest blaze in 40 years in Maine pleaded not guilty Friday to six counts of manslaughter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca4ef23a8ee943e3a6f8bf87ae205831GOP proposes protections for already protected clergyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79acfe3810a241b4b8f3eb869bdab710Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:59:13 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A Republican wants to explicitly allow clergy in Georgia to refuse to perform gay marriages — a protection they already enjoy under the U.S. Constitution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79acfe3810a241b4b8f3eb869bdab710Coast Guard: Search for teens will be suspended at sunsethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/480ae2047bd74654a4e3333ce9884f41Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:40:27 GMTOPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard will suspend its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week, officials said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/480ae2047bd74654a4e3333ce9884f41NY village makes ransom payments to keep computers runninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f88fb874c2476e9161386e6e804e4cFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:32:13 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A village in central New York made ransom payments of $300 and $500 last year to keep its computers running after two official-looking emails released malware throughout its system, state auditors said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f88fb874c2476e9161386e6e804e4cAP Source: Nancy Lieberman to become a Kings assistant coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e0bb6b7af7e4618b47ac04f29f25c3eFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:19:53 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman has agreed to become an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings, joining Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs as another female NBA assistant coach, a person with knowledge of the decision said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e0bb6b7af7e4618b47ac04f29f25c3eFreed Colombian warlord apologizes for atrocitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/567cd51421e844198f4120266f488a7bFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:11:48 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia's most-feared right-wing warlords has been released from jail and apologized Friday for his atrocities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/567cd51421e844198f4120266f488a7bNancy Lieberman to become a Kings assistant coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac0a72eacac245c49a42202becb6d0baFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:39:26 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman was hired as an assistant coach of the Sacramento Kings on Friday, joining Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs as another female NBA assistant coach.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac0a72eacac245c49a42202becb6d0baMan accused of shooting family had no previous convictionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6148c9989c3948ba915e141f7417f8a9Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:36:50 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family who had stopped to help him on a Montana roadside has no prior criminal convictions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6148c9989c3948ba915e141f7417f8a9Wie withdraws from Women's British Open with ankle injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1efdf1a63854725b64a1b5632300d37Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:13:59 GMTTURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Michelle Wie withdrew from the Women's British Open after 13 holes of her second round on Friday, soon after aggravating her left ankle injury by slipping as she walked off a tee box.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1efdf1a63854725b64a1b5632300d37In swing state Florida, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo's endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e55681acc4d94b899ac9a22ee8b67e98Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:06:17 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Drawing a sharp distinction with her main Republican rivals in Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed on Cuba since 1962.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e55681acc4d94b899ac9a22ee8b67e98Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30b8b4b3c8c1475ebc4eaa896f009efdFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:59:41 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30b8b4b3c8c1475ebc4eaa896f009efdUS oil and natural gas rig count down 2 to 874http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9d5f6b837c418fa0d0f7c55013e834Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:21:31 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by two this week to 874.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9d5f6b837c418fa0d0f7c55013e834Police: Man shot neighbor in face, ran her over with mowerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/409c9c56153542d9b2a6b5a275d91bd8Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:36:56 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A man who became agitated about his next-door neighbor mowing her lawn at night shot her and then ran a push mower over her body, authorities said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/409c9c56153542d9b2a6b5a275d91bd8Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/833a4be2b170432a8ed219d7d291d088Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:16:18 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his physician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/833a4be2b170432a8ed219d7d291d088Guest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff457a9e0464ac0a33e8320ab835a9fFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:04:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff457a9e0464ac0a33e8320ab835a9fBaltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/908de5e1bc80485c8f9a8793c5206649Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:52:21 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 43 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/908de5e1bc80485c8f9a8793c5206649Analysis: Afghan govt hopes to divide and conquer Talibanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4012bc6b643a4e27af150067600a2fafFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:14:57 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The new leader of the Afghan Taliban faces the twin challenges of bringing together an insurgency that he ran for years under another man's name and uniting a fractured movement that has seen fighters desert for more extreme groups such as the Islamic State. Meanwhile the Afghan government believes it can seize on the Taliban leadership crisis it has created by announcing that Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years to further weaken the insurgency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4012bc6b643a4e27af150067600a2faf2 men arrested in shooting death of California boy in yardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afa6792dea82484fb30b20899a7277d8Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:11:46 GMTHIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two men were arrested in the killing of a 4-year-old California boy who was shot while playing with a stuffed animal in his family's front yard, authorities said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afa6792dea82484fb30b20899a7277d8Paul Simon joins U2 onstage at NYC's Madison Square Gardenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ea5812d130046458c1f9a39a45b91a9Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:18:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The special guests at U2's concert Thursday night included Paul Simon, Lou Reed's widow and the woman who called 911 when Bono fell off his bike in New York City last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ea5812d130046458c1f9a39a45b91a9Clinton email disclosure slowed by security concernshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84a01ff3173c409aaabfd3328a160100Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:56:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department released fewer Hillary Rodham Clinton emails than expected Friday, saying its process was slowed by intense scrutiny from U.S. intelligence agencies to ensure that emails from her private server don't contain sensitive or classified government secrets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84a01ff3173c409aaabfd3328a160100Brothers charged with 5 counts of murder in stabbing deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f0036f87bac445eab03dee4b09786eaFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:13:41 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — First-degree murder charges have been formally filed against two Oklahoma brothers accused in the stabbing deaths of their parents and three siblings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f0036f87bac445eab03dee4b09786eaLawsuit from prisoner who sought an abortion dismissedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec250977f71c4b01b481385a19b33cb5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:16:18 GMTFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge said he would dismiss a lawsuit filed by a pregnant prisoner who sought an abortion after the woman told him during a hearing Friday she had changed her mind and now wants to deliver the child, a reversal called "highly suspicious" by one of her lawyers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec250977f71c4b01b481385a19b33cb5Big Ten touts plan for tougher schedules as playoff pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b38fb8b1b264e26849876c1dccb1001Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:08:05 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The College Football Playoff has turned strength of schedule into a constant talking point, with each conference claiming its road to the postseason is most daunting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b38fb8b1b264e26849876c1dccb1001News Guide: Super PAC backing Cruz gets $10 million donationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9ba8c11dc8c489c9c7dd77685623e0eFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:02:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9ba8c11dc8c489c9c7dd77685623e0eThe top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Storehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f25641e86bbe4c359374c5505e29690eFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:07:23 GMTiTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending July 30, 2015:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f25641e86bbe4c359374c5505e29690eMissing father of golfer Billy Hurley found safe in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7d80a9671f4bdd8e84f0cf27740bfeFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:04:36 GMTGAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police have located the father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III after he went missing for nearly two weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7d80a9671f4bdd8e84f0cf27740bfeUS waver on earnings, deal news; energy stocks slumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a5326335e34354bf2ebc31984327a8Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:13:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks wavered between gains and losses on Friday, as investors assessed the latest batch of company earnings and deal news.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a5326335e34354bf2ebc31984327a8Woods in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c6e3ec349b74f1b9e5814153ca0ee5fFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:46:16 GMTGAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c6e3ec349b74f1b9e5814153ca0ee5fObama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78b16c2044744b87b4330d1bae7d1c8eFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:18:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78b16c2044744b87b4330d1bae7d1c8ePalmer cancels Champions Tour appearance to rest uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b281dda425bd48bdbaacc561afeaa43bFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:02:54 GMTBLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Arnold Palmer has canceled his appearance at this week's Champions Tour 3M Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b281dda425bd48bdbaacc561afeaa43bExperimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be87082a085347b9a27f679901bac8edFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:06:07 GMTLONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be87082a085347b9a27f679901bac8edRecalls this week: dry erase boards, sweaters, mattresseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d235621291b943059e0ed89b29fa9a94Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:58:53 GMTMore than 3 million magnetic and dry erase boards are being recalled because of metal edges that have already caused several hand and cuts. Other recalled consumer products include mattresses that don't meet safety standards and tablet computers with overheating batteries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d235621291b943059e0ed89b29fa9a94US Capitol Police: Car hits barricade, driver chargedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49d3c063947430eb6572abbfa1872b6Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:55:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've charged the driver of a car that crashed into a barricade at the U.S. Capitol grounds entrance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49d3c063947430eb6572abbfa1872b6Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/493176433cfd4002992e4f0d25e51c51Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:31:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/493176433cfd4002992e4f0d25e51c51No charges vs. 2 officers at scene of traffic stop shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e15012a5da9f4c3686a8487542d802efFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:12:37 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Two University of Cincinnati police officers who were at the scene just after a fellow officer fatally shot a driver are not being charged, a prosecutor said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e15012a5da9f4c3686a8487542d802efRunaway rail car kicked loose by teen hits New York stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8045d91e6974ff38170840285719f58Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:10:25 GMTUTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Video surveillance footage released Friday shows a rail car that was accidentally set in motion by a 13-year-old boy ramming an antique locomotive into a central New York train station, sending passengers waiting for a train scrambling for safety.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8045d91e6974ff38170840285719f58Monster of a fall awaits Congress after summer breakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6894bb8ac8e74c3fa75669b9515ec643Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:17:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6894bb8ac8e74c3fa75669b9515ec643Lawrie out of his own match play tournamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e1a56fe6ec0434e90201c402af85501Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:40:56 GMTABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) — The inaugural Paul Lawrie Match Play lost its top-seeded player and the tournament host at the last-32 stage on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e1a56fe6ec0434e90201c402af85501Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a35c5d33b6148f18b0301daa1f71c09Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:30:52 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn't advise his client to do so until prosecutors say whether they'll seek the death penalty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a35c5d33b6148f18b0301daa1f71c09American Pharoah poised for more racing history in Haskellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eac1b3483f8d4e03b1b1e4ec05333f19Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:01:12 GMTFrom a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich people are talking about American Pharoah.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eac1b3483f8d4e03b1b1e4ec05333f19Senegalese journalist gets 6 months for homosexualityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607b7117529a488598efb936c371081fFri, 31 Jul 2015 18:19:40 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/607b7117529a488598efb936c371081fQ&A: A look at violent Jewish attacks on Palestinianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5de5e30c3594182a256e75ff2f30a48Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:06:25 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The torching of a West Bank home that burned a Palestinian toddler to death marks one of the most serious cases of suspected Jewish violence against Arabs. Though the attacks rarely kill and are smaller in scope than past Palestinian attacks, Jewish extremists have for years been attacking Palestinian property, as well as mosques, churches and even Israeli schools and military bases, often to counter what they perceive to be the Israeli government's soft stance toward Palestinians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5de5e30c3594182a256e75ff2f30a48