FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 12 Feb 2016 10:08:05 -08:00Nebraska lifts only ban on packer-owned hogs in US, 12 Feb 2016 17:23:04 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's only ban on meatpackers owning hogs has ended due to a new Nebraska law that allows processers to control the animals from birth to slaughter. lays out budget options to divided House Republicans, 12 Feb 2016 17:54:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year's pact with President Barack Obama that boosted spending for the Pentagon and domestic agencies: You're stuck with it. Jagger on Grammy nod for James Brown doc, Amy Winehouse, 12 Feb 2016 17:55:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Jagger is getting Grammy love this year, but it's not for his music — it's for his film producing. No more danger after 2 teens shot at Arizona school, 12 Feb 2016 17:11:32 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two teens were shot Friday at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as worried parents crowded stores nearby to await word on their children. California big-wave surf competition gets underway, 12 Feb 2016 17:40:50 GMTHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Elite surfers were riding huge waves off the coast of Northern California Friday morning as the big-wave surfing competition known as the Titans of Mavericks got underway. override veto, will make W.Va. right-to-work state, 12 Feb 2016 17:50:30 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is set to become the 26th right-to-work state. promise unity in Central African Republic vote, 12 Feb 2016 16:40:45 GMTBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — For more than two years, even going to the cemetery to bury a loved one could get a mourner killed in Central African Republic. The threat of attacks from Christian militia fighters was once so high that Muslims here began burying their dead at home. York City officials decide it's too cold for ice fest, 12 Feb 2016 17:31:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's too cold in New York City for the annual Central Park Ice Festival. de Janeiro Olympic doping lab could lose accreditation, 12 Feb 2016 17:32:01 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The drug-testing laboratory for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could lose its accreditation just a few months before the games. who did nothing as girl was beaten to death gets prison, 12 Feb 2016 17:42:21 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman accused of doing nothing as her boyfriend beat her 4-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison. army frees 267 detainees, no links to Boko Haram, 12 Feb 2016 17:31:25 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army freed 267 detainees Friday, including dozens of children, some as young as preschoolers, saying that investigators had determined they had no links to Boko Haram Islamic extremists. backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirements, 12 Feb 2016 17:00:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Fast-food chains would get some relief from government rules on listing calories for things like bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza or double cheeseburgers under legislation the House approved on Friday. 2 students, both 15-year-old girls, killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school, 12 Feb 2016 17:41:51 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Police: 2 students, both 15-year-old girls, killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school. abound in prosecution of Texas priest in cold case, 12 Feb 2016 17:56:28 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Legal experts say prosecutors face a tough road in their case against a former priest accused this week in the killing of a young Texas teacher and beauty queen nearly 56 years ago. Greek farmers drive tractors through Athens, 12 Feb 2016 16:54:50 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — More than a dozen tractors rolled through Athens on Friday, honking horns and flashing lights outside parliament as thousands of Greek farmers thronged the capital's main Syntagma Square to protest tax hikes and pension reforms. factory-owner jailed for exploiting trafficked Hungarians, 12 Feb 2016 17:37:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British factory-owner has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for employing Hungarian workers for as little as 10 pounds ($14.50) a week. New Jersey fire that burned for 20 hours is contained, 12 Feb 2016 17:41:26 GMTHILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters on Friday contained a massive warehouse fire that burned out of control for nearly 20 hours and generated so much smoke that it was detected by weather radar and forced some school closures. campaign for boss music collection rolls on, 12 Feb 2016 17:08:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli's campaign to build up an impressive music portfolio rolls on. Latest: European markets close higher after tough week, 12 Feb 2016 17:24:13 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil in global financial markets (all times local): Latest: Obama move protects 1.8m acres of Calif. desert, 12 Feb 2016 17:44:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's move to create three national monuments in Southern California deserts (all times local): owner charged in fire that killed immigrants, 12 Feb 2016 17:02:51 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Federal officials charged a suburban Detroit restaurant owner and his wife on Friday with harboring immigrants who were in the U.S. without legal permission after a fire at a house he owned killed five employees. sends Obama bill to punish North Korea for refusing to end nuclear weapons program, 12 Feb 2016 16:50:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sends Obama bill to punish North Korea for refusing to end nuclear weapons program. Latest: Titans of Mavericks surf contest underway, 12 Feb 2016 17:19:14 GMTHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Northern California's big-wave surfing competition known as Titans of Mavericks (all times local): Latest: Police: Worried parents gather near school, 12 Feb 2016 16:53:42 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb (all times local): company sells classic Etch A Sketch to Toronto toy firm, 12 Feb 2016 16:59:32 GMTBRYAN, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio company that has produced or owned the Etch A Sketch for more than five decades has sold the classic toy to a Toronto-based toy firm. online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her money, 12 Feb 2016 16:48:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time. sends NKorea sanctions bill to president for signature, 12 Feb 2016 17:14:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nuclear weapons program. rejected for man convicted in Fort Dix plot, 12 Feb 2016 17:06:28 GMTCAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge in New Jersey has rejected the appeal of a Philadelphia man serving more than three decades behind bars after he was convicted of scheming to kill soldiers at Fort Dix, according to a ruling released Thursday. of man convicted of killing Chandra Levy now in May, 12 Feb 2016 16:56:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A man convicted of killing former Washington intern Chandra Levy has had his retrial moved from March to May. ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years, 12 Feb 2016 17:10:41 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general. Sudan president appoints rebel leader his deputy, 12 Feb 2016 17:47:17 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's president appointed his fierce rival as his deputy in a possible government of national unity, raising hopes for peace even as the rebels described the move as inconsequential. star Cena named honorary pace car driver for Daytona 500, 12 Feb 2016 16:55:33 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wrestling star and actor John Cena will serve as the honorary pace car driver for the season-opening Daytona 500. calls All-Star weekend in Toronto 'a homecoming', 12 Feb 2016 16:40:03 GMTTORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened All-Star weekend by paying homage to the league's history in Toronto. southern Europe, an astute negotiator unpicks austerity, 12 Feb 2016 17:16:33 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — He doesn't boast about being an expert deal-maker like Donald Trump, but new Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa is quietly building a reputation as a canny negotiator and a government leader to watch in southern Europe by doing what many people thought was impossible. party favorite bets Cruz, Trump coattails can beat Burr, 12 Feb 2016 17:54:57 GMTCARY, N.C. (AP) — Two years after his loss to a Republican favored by party leaders in Washington, Greg Brannon is betting the popularity of outsiders like Ted Cruz and Donald Trump can sweep him to a U.S. Senate primary upset win. Latest: 2 students die in shooting at high school, 12 Feb 2016 17:49:22 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb (all times local): stocks higher midday as oil rebounds, banks rise, 12 Feb 2016 17:16:00 GMTA strong rebound in oil prices and a government report indicating that retail sales improved last month helped lift U.S. stocks sharply higher in midday trading Friday. Financial and energy companies were among the biggest gainers as the stock market looked for its first gain in a week. Investors also had their eyes on the latest batch of company earnings news. contenders fight for minority voters in SC, 12 Feb 2016 16:44:38 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Presidential candidates in both parties battled for the crucial backing of blacks and Hispanics on Friday as the race shifted toward states with more minority voters. Latest: Patriarch voices support for Cuba, 12 Feb 2016 17:13:25 GMTHAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local): Latest: Man charged with murder in officer's killing, 12 Feb 2016 17:40:43 GMTRIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a police officer shot to death in the Atlanta suburb of Riverdale, Georgia (all times local): rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up, 12 Feb 2016 17:27:30 GMTNEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event billed as a "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the act — just a man on skates in a pig costume with dollar bills tied to his tail. where woman in custody died cited for deficiencies, 12 Feb 2016 17:42:21 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The hospital where a black woman died after she was forcibly removed from the emergency room by a white police officer was cited for 10 "deficiencies," including failing to properly exam the woman when she complained of difficulty breathing, state health officials said. court upholds dismissal of GM shareholder suit, 12 Feb 2016 17:34:14 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by General Motors shareholders over faulty ignition switches. outlines new national forest route for pipeline, 12 Feb 2016 17:52:02 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Energy companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have carved a new proposed route through parts of West Virginia and Virginia in response to federal concerns about the national gas pipeline's initial path through sensitive national forest areas. transgender inmate settles with prison officials, 12 Feb 2016 16:57:32 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A former transgender inmate who had complained that she didn't get adequate treatment for her gender identity condition has settled a lawsuit against Georgia prison officials. retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop, 12 Feb 2016 17:25:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices. foreign minister defends policy at Munich meeting, 12 Feb 2016 17:55:31 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Friday defended his country's foreign policy and its stance in Yemen and Syria, insisting that the kingdom has no ambitions beyond its borders. Latest: Clinton reserves commercial time in 17 states, 12 Feb 2016 17:42:13 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016. (all times local): Latest: All-Star competition tips off with card game, 12 Feb 2016 17:02:58 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): says EU relations 'friendly' again after label spat, 12 Feb 2016 17:06:15 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign ministry says relations with the European Union are "close and friendly" again after tensions arose last year over the bloc's decision to label West Bank exports.