FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:39:00 -07:00New Orleans takes down white supremacist monumenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6552386bdd9447aa78bc1d5ed5fdd40Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:59:23 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A monument to a deadly white-supremacist uprising in 1874 was removed under cover of darkness by workers in masks and bulletproof vests Monday as New Orleans joined the movement to take down symbols of the Confederacy and the Jim Crow South.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6552386bdd9447aa78bc1d5ed5fdd40North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66a3afcbd59f483ca2c1b0d18dcfb0beTue, 25 Apr 2017 03:22:31 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday and envoys from the U.S., Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea prepared to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66a3afcbd59f483ca2c1b0d18dcfb0beAviation officer gives his version of United flight removalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0011222dc2d34d31ad35443167d40fabTue, 25 Apr 2017 03:11:59 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0011222dc2d34d31ad35443167d40fabUS judge lifts stay that blocked 2nd Arkansas executionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b2bd7e3a6a042b4b5c59c5436dbaf45Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:31:41 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge cleared Arkansas to perform a rare double execution Monday night, lifting her order that had temporarily blocked a second lethal injection after attorneys raised concerns about the first.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b2bd7e3a6a042b4b5c59c5436dbaf45Trump slaps tariff on Canadian softwood lumberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6f7666cc5434e29b36b0c4ba275c974Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:26:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved Monday to impose a 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada, escalating an intensifying trade dispute between the two countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6f7666cc5434e29b36b0c4ba275c974The Latest: Allies to coordinate action on North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/611b8d42da824d54b58a90e37f4a1b6eTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:27:20 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/611b8d42da824d54b58a90e37f4a1b6eArkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours aparthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7c593eee904bbb8f0c3f2c724790cbTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:29:16 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Two inmates received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night about three hours apart as Arkansas completed the nation's first double execution since 2000, just days after the state ended a nearly 12-year hiatus on administering capital punishment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7c593eee904bbb8f0c3f2c724790cbLithuanian reliever Neverauskas makes debut for Pirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/489f2ce54a764096a6111be05b20159aTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:05:06 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Dovydas Neverauskas' long journey from Lithuania to the major leagues finally ended on Monday night when the relief pitcher made his debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/489f2ce54a764096a6111be05b20159aThe Latest: North Korea's capital quiet for army anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45528df10c4144ee8eaa9b596d439b1eTue, 25 Apr 2017 02:42:07 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45528df10c4144ee8eaa9b596d439b1eThe old guys are coming up big so far in these playoffshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f72f0bcf7864e1583388b925bc19180Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:24:02 GMTGeorge W. Bush was early in his first term as president. Seattle was years away from losing the SuperSonics. "Arrested Development" hadn't even started airing yet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f72f0bcf7864e1583388b925bc19180O'Reilly surprised by Fox exit, says truth will come outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f27fbb21f577493891ea19059d2898d2Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:18:55 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Five days after being fired from his top-rated Fox News Channel perch, Bill O'Reilly used a podcast to express his dismay and vowed that "the truth will come out."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f27fbb21f577493891ea19059d2898d2Last words haunt surviving teen's sentencing in fatal firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8208017cae074d6992d0020a6bcc92e0Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:30:21 GMTLOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — In the last moments of his 14-year life, Joe Phillips dialed his friend's cellphone, cursing in panic. He was trapped by flames that had gotten out of control during what had been a summer afternoon of mischief inside a vacant building.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8208017cae074d6992d0020a6bcc92e0A look at the procedures and history of multiple executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a3c6527b188414098dd5f056baace4aTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:25:26 GMTArkansas on Monday became the first state since 2000 to carry out a double execution. Two convicted murderers, Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, were put to death as part of an accelerated schedule because one of the state's lethal injection drugs expires at the end of April. A look at the procedures of multiple executions and their history in the U.S.:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a3c6527b188414098dd5f056baace4aThames hits 2 HRs, Perez goes deep Brewers beat Reds 11-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d66413d492c438c952ce11753a0fa36Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:20:08 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Bryan Price knew exactly what Eric Thames did to carry the Milwaukee Brewers past the Cincinnati Reds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d66413d492c438c952ce11753a0fa36Venezuelans stage sit-in on roads to protest governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08897468d18d4efcbea60cb06951763aTue, 25 Apr 2017 02:06:44 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela's cities Monday, joining in sit-ins to disrupt traffic as the latest slap at the socialist government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08897468d18d4efcbea60cb06951763aThe Latest: US judge lifts temporary execution stayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80edad2f5dba4e7bbaf15268322ef54eTue, 25 Apr 2017 02:44:50 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80edad2f5dba4e7bbaf15268322ef54ePowell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in Game 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769e4a1a3550481495e3f287dd5ffa30Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:15:38 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Putting Norm Powell in the starting lineup has changed the playoff fortunes of the Toronto Raptors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769e4a1a3550481495e3f287dd5ffa30Today in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c677d5ad48f489cbf719ea7a4bd573cTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:01:06 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c677d5ad48f489cbf719ea7a4bd573cThames hits 9th, 10th HRs as Brewers beat Reds 11-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/520aeeb18d714e74aff5ee125d27b87cTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:31:43 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Bryan Price knew exactly what Eric Thames did to carry the Milwaukee Brewers past the Cincinnati Reds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/520aeeb18d714e74aff5ee125d27b87cOrioles hit 3 HRs off Archer in 6-3 victory over Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37685adb21ac45b1beafbece1b114b33Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:48:57 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — All the elements that usually make a baseball game unremarkable were right there: miserable weather, a tiny crowd and a week night in April.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37685adb21ac45b1beafbece1b114b33US students score poorly in arts and music examhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912db2203dc641ef955019da093e7fcbTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:01:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912db2203dc641ef955019da093e7fcbUS students score poorly on national arts and music examhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/601ed7b1adf34c70b3e4befb1139817dTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:03:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/601ed7b1adf34c70b3e4befb1139817dThe Latest: US, Japan, S. Korea envoys discuss N. Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e7888b52ff45429d4251a9023516e0Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:50:29 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e7888b52ff45429d4251a9023516e0Converting coal would help China's smog at climate's expensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15dca7053dba44848c43ab031ac82abdTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:00:53 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's a catch: As the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to send less smog-inducing chemicals into the air, the move threatens to undermine efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15dca7053dba44848c43ab031ac82abdBalanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even series 2-allhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ba1263c28854cd4b94bf290815a4ba7Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:10:24 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap bounced back from a sluggish start to score 19 points, Dwight Howard had his best game of the postseason and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away from the Washington Wizards 111-101 Monday night to even the opening-round playoff series at 2-all.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ba1263c28854cd4b94bf290815a4ba7Blackmon hits 2-run homer, Rockies beat Nationals 8-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbfe02a7bb144ca5b05b9ff20a6647a7Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:25:14 GMTDENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon hit a two-run homer in the seventh, Colorado's lights-out bullpen threw three-plus scoreless innings and the Rockies beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night, ending the Nationals' seven-game winning streak.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbfe02a7bb144ca5b05b9ff20a6647a7Dozier base-clearing double pushes Twins past Rangers 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd58e8e2fffd411989f2baabd41d0cf3Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:05:51 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brian Dozier doubled his season RBI total with one swing, and that was enough for the Minnesota Twins.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd58e8e2fffd411989f2baabd41d0cf3Cubs keep rolling, crush Pirates 14-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9108459dce5471cbea06d31803b9289Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:45:26 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Addison Russell set a career high with four hits, Jason Heyward homered for the third time in four games and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 14-3 victory on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9108459dce5471cbea06d31803b9289Timeline of Arkansas execution from AP reporterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d725a99dc4548a09b588cf5d2698686Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:32:58 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane." The judge lifted the stay later in the evening and the second inmate, Marcel Williams, was executed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d725a99dc4548a09b588cf5d2698686The Latest: US military buildup off Koreas gathers pacehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fa068211d1f44fbaa5ae71dfd462067Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:28:14 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fa068211d1f44fbaa5ae71dfd462067The Latest: Arkansas AG disputes execution claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9d39498fb9146fcabdccc3bf340eedaTue, 25 Apr 2017 01:57:00 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9d39498fb9146fcabdccc3bf340eedaChina won't let its construction crews work in West Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/098d318299334566a147798d50570e28Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:41:41 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China is not allowing Chinese construction crews to work in the West Bank because it opposes Israeli settlements in what it considers occupied Palestinian territory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/098d318299334566a147798d50570e28The Latest: Governor calls night 'serious and reflective'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c03803524e24e46a7747f1cca9c0d6aTue, 25 Apr 2017 03:52:07 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c03803524e24e46a7747f1cca9c0d6aThe Latest: Chinese media warn N. Korea against nuke testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12ff9d66e2fa45cfb2ac65494b7b7a47Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:34:52 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12ff9d66e2fa45cfb2ac65494b7b7a47Arkansas puts to death Marcel Williams, completing nation's first double execution since 2000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d9ad4c235e4c94bfd2868c95f0a77aTue, 25 Apr 2017 03:35:59 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas puts to death Marcel Williams, completing nation's first double execution since 2000.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d9ad4c235e4c94bfd2868c95f0a77aDavidson sparks 8-run 6th as White Sox rout Royals 12-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65481cc6cc61445b9facf8fd23113d36Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:24:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Matt Davidson had two hits and three RBIs in an eight-run sixth, Chicago's highest-scoring inning in five years, and the White Sox routed the struggling Kansas City Royals 12-1 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65481cc6cc61445b9facf8fd23113d36Asia tracks French election rally; weak yen lifts Tokyohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf1749c9b63b4a0a9cd97ee3051cc793Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:47:08 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The worldwide surge in share prices sparked by the outcome of France's vote Sunday carried into Asian markets early Tuesday. Japanese shares gained as the dollar remained near the 110 yen level, helping exporters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf1749c9b63b4a0a9cd97ee3051cc793Federal judge lifts temporary stay she issued that halted Arkansas' 2nd scheduled execution of nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2da0f1d609c540c69af9b67bd72c578cTue, 25 Apr 2017 02:34:02 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Federal judge lifts temporary stay she issued that halted Arkansas' 2nd scheduled execution of night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2da0f1d609c540c69af9b67bd72c578cBrazil corruption scandal is business as usual for Odebrechthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ea47acb905740ca9c7e227f9b41d147Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:00:30 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — Grinning in front of the camera, the former CEO of the huge Brazilian builder at the center of the world's biggest corruption scandal spoke frankly about the billions in bribes and illegal financing that the Odebrecht company put into the pockets and campaign coffers of politicians and public officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ea47acb905740ca9c7e227f9b41d147Volunteers accompany US immigrants to court to allay fearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bf40d84c8ea4523bc958764e6d53295Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:23:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give her asylum application, a woman she had just met stood up to provide it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bf40d84c8ea4523bc958764e6d53295Trump backs away from demand for border wall moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad4f634946f7445d8586e4dffe44c349Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:57:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stepped back Monday from demanding a down payment for his border wall in must-past spending legislation, potentially removing a major obstacle to a bipartisan deal just days ahead of a government shutdown deadline.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad4f634946f7445d8586e4dffe44c349Faye Dunaway speaks on Oscar's best picture fiascohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/527fa3ed247f4002b9ac58dfe6dd455aTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:14:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained the Oscar's best picture winner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/527fa3ed247f4002b9ac58dfe6dd455aBlack man punched by California officer files rights lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac7cf6c611c04f4f87fe8e79a5a83da9Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:10:32 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento, claiming Monday he was targeted because of his race and abused in jail after his arrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac7cf6c611c04f4f87fe8e79a5a83da9Ivanka Trump heads to Berlin for women's conferencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8095a84e6d66490cb13968ab224adfc3Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:03:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump's advocacy for women and girls will take her to a conference in Berlin Tuesday, an attention-getting first international outing aimed at building support for investment in women's economic empowerment programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8095a84e6d66490cb13968ab224adfc3The Latest: Arkansas executes 2 prisoners in 1 nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa65148a3a444889aa3d5806f83e049eTue, 25 Apr 2017 03:38:55 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa65148a3a444889aa3d5806f83e049e10 Things to Know for Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67943ce85d144ce2b9b503761a327483Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:51:00 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67943ce85d144ce2b9b503761a327483Wells Fargo to face irritated shareholders at annual meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20998e70b28040ee85928156de4c9af2Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:06:46 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors will face irritated investors Tuesday for the first big shareholder meeting since the scandal over the bank's sales practices led to an executive shake-up, fines and a dented reputation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20998e70b28040ee85928156de4c9af2The Latest: S. Korea media worry Trump not consulting Seoulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06ebf35101af4985858abf89a3d091adTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:13:21 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06ebf35101af4985858abf89a3d091adThe Latest: 2nd inmate's execution took 17 minuteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f235544ce00486e97a9d7713e0a82ebTue, 25 Apr 2017 04:18:15 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f235544ce00486e97a9d7713e0a82ebUS judge temporarily blocks 2nd Arkansas executionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af2459c91c8a4b63b7d81cba82ceaa7fTue, 25 Apr 2017 02:29:49 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas executed one inmate Monday night but a judge halted a second lethal injection minutes later, after attorneys claimed the man gulped for air and his death provided proof the state's protocol amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af2459c91c8a4b63b7d81cba82ceaa7f