FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Jul 2015 00:54:02 -07:00Company town? In Seattle, some fret over Amazon's growth, 03 Jul 2015 06:23:45 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle, notorious for boom-and-bust cycles stretching back to the 19th century Alaska gold rush, is booming once again. recruits still not using American-made sneakers, 03 Jul 2015 05:04:49 GMTBOSTON (AP) — New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet. supply ship launched to International Space Station, 03 Jul 2015 06:31:39 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions. finds Greeks split on keeping the euro, 03 Jul 2015 07:01:26 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): de France? More like Tour de-void of Americans, 03 Jul 2015 07:00:03 GMTAs the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht. offense carries Arizona to win, 03 Jul 2015 06:26:24 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson has found a good groove when pitching at home in Chase Field, and that's not so easy to do in the hitter-friendly ballpark. Referendum campaigns squeezed to deadline, 03 Jul 2015 04:03:25 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Rival campaigns in Greece's bailout referendum end Friday, with rallies planned in Athens for "Yes" and "No" supporters — at the same time. musicians play ancient oud to soften din of war, 03 Jul 2015 07:20:22 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — In a Baghdad workshop plastered with black-and-white photos from a more peaceful time, Mahmoud Abdulnabi hand-carves a wooden oud, a string instrument with ancient roots that has fallen silent in much of the war-torn country. killed after throwing rocks at Israeli vehicle, 03 Jul 2015 06:46:10 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says troops opened fire and killed a Palestinian among a group that threw large rocks at their vehicle. Exclusive: China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker', 03 Jul 2015 06:33:40 GMTSHANGHAI (AP) — A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency responsible for intellectual property protection in China, The Associated Press has found. Obama reversed course on federal college ratings, 03 Jul 2015 07:38:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration.'s make a deal: mega-mergers drive M&A frenzy, 03 Jul 2015 07:11:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Deal makers from New York to London had a busy first half of the year, and mega-mergers drove the frenzy. House Brief: Things to know about Wisconsin's Walker, 03 Jul 2015 07:37:14 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A snapshot of things to know about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who aides say will enter the 2016 race for the Republican presidential nomination. in History, 03 Jul 2015 04:00:56 GMTToday is Friday, July 3, the 184th day of 2015. There are 181 days left in the year. Authority arrests 100 Hamas members in West Bank, 03 Jul 2015 06:56:03 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian Authority forces arrested 100 Hamas members in the West Bank in the biggest raid of its kind in years. killed, 1 wounded in Northern California shooting, 03 Jul 2015 06:22:46 GMTCOTTONWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man with a rifle killed two people outside a Northern California store and a stray bullet wounded a customer. fund denies it funneled $700 million to leader, 03 Jul 2015 06:11:04 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's state investment fund 1MDB says it has never provided any funds to Prime Minister Najib Razak, denying reports that entities linked to the fund had funneled $700 million ($2.6 billion) into Najib's personal accounts. Latest: Poll finds Greeks split on keeping the euro, 03 Jul 2015 07:28:20 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): in the News, 03 Jul 2015 07:05:24 GMT"If the court approves this proposal, BP will be getting off easy and 'we the people' will not be fully compensated for the natural resource damages that we suffered, and the law requires that the public is made whole for those damages." — Jacqueline Savitz, U.S. vice president for Oceana, after the oil giant agreed to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to nearly $54 billion. toll from accident to Pakistan army train rises to 17, 03 Jul 2015 05:56:43 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military said Friday the death toll from an accident to a special train that plunged into a canal because of a bridge collapse has risen to 17. Divers were searching for more bodies. year after Gaza war, southern Israel slowly recovers, 03 Jul 2015 07:46:49 GMTNIRIM, Israel (AP) — On the last day of last summer's Israel-Hamas war, Gadi Yarkoni and two of his closest friends were fixing an electricity line next to the cowshed in their kibbutz in southern Israel that had been damaged by rocket fire from neighboring Gaza. man accused of threatening to kill President Obama, 03 Jul 2015 07:40:46 GMTLA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man is being detained in a mental health facility after authorities say he told a security guard he planned to kill President Barack Obama. insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer, 03 Jul 2015 06:32:57 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? Latest: Poll finds Greeks evenly split on referendum, 03 Jul 2015 07:39:22 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows, 03 Jul 2015 06:31:31 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur. bites Australian surfer's board a day after attack, 03 Jul 2015 05:43:04 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A shark bit a terrified surfer's board on Friday near the Australian coastal town where another surfer was mauled a day earlier, police said. OFF: Hamilton vs Angels; Kershaw tries to break skid, 03 Jul 2015 07:22:25 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: says 6.5 quake in far west kills 6, collapses homes, 03 Jul 2015 06:57:34 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, killing six people and damaging or collapsing thousands of buildings, authorities said. shot to death at busy San Francisco tourist attraction, 03 Jul 2015 07:17:03 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kathryn "Kate" Steinle was out for an evening stroll with her father along the San Francisco waterfront when she was killed by a man who police said she didn't know. stocks extend rout; Greece weighs on Asia sentiment, 03 Jul 2015 06:53:31 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — China's main stock benchmark plunged as much as 7 percent Friday as government stabilizing measures failed to reassure panicky investors while other Asian indexes fell ahead of Greece's weekend austerity referendum. Oregon man, suspected in parents' death, kills self, 03 Jul 2015 05:40:39 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man accused of murdering his parents and storing their bodies in a freezer has died in a hospital after a suicide attempt in his jail cell, authorities said. at chemical plant in South Korea kills 6 workers, 03 Jul 2015 06:07:57 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An explosion at a chemical plant in South Korea killed six workers on Friday, fire officials said. Hacking probe will stretch if Cards execs involved, 03 Jul 2015 06:57:55 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts.'s officer: Man accused of killing parents kills self, 03 Jul 2015 05:01:25 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Springfield, Oregon, man jailed on charges of murdering his parents and storing their bodies in a freezer has died in a hospital after a suicide attempt in his county jail cell. is back in the final after emotional 2011 win, 03 Jul 2015 07:11:52 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Four years ago when Japan's players hoisted the Women's World Cup trophy, a nation rejoiced. helps A's blank Mariners 4-0, 03 Jul 2015 04:41:36 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scott Kazmir pitched eight sparkling innings, Marcus Semien homered for the first time in nearly two months, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Thursday night. PHOTOS: Surfing takes Brazilian kids out of Rio slum, 03 Jul 2015 04:00:22 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's dawn and barefoot boys are hustling down the inclined alleys of Rio de Janeiro slums, surfboards under their arms. They're heading to nearby Sao Conrado and Arpoador beaches, where they catch waves and momentarily leave their impoverished lives behind. Latest: Poll finds Greeks overwhelmingly back euro, 03 Jul 2015 07:46:41 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): premier denies he got $700 million from state fund, 03 Jul 2015 07:13:32 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday denied news reports that $700 million ($2.6 billion) were funneled from an indebted state investment fund into his personal accounts. Sox use 8-run first to beat Jays 12-6, 03 Jul 2015 03:56:48 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Wade Miley warmed up in the bullpen, then he waited nearly half an hour to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning. Root of tattered US-Russia ties date back decades, 03 Jul 2015 07:07:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The stumbles, blunders, and policy chaos that have sent increasingly frosty U.S.-Russia relations into what many now call a new Cold War might have been inevitable. Exclusive: North Korean farmers face dry fields, drought, 03 Jul 2015 07:47:30 GMTUNPHA, North Korea (AP) — North Korean farmers work to pump underground water into parched fields. Instead of rice seedlings standing in flooded paddies, the baked earth is cracked. A big lake that used to supply surrounding farmland with water is almost completely dry. Lookahead: 1 win apiece sets up all-Williams match, 03 Jul 2015 06:56:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of eight Wimbledon finals.'s counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism, 03 Jul 2015 07:32:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. leaders say Republican Party must condemn Trump, 03 Jul 2015 07:24:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who's refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers. finds Germans split on keeping Greece in euro, 03 Jul 2015 06:41:59 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): unmanned supply ship launched to International Space Station, 03 Jul 2015 05:06:45 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian unmanned supply ship launched to International Space Station. Suspect high on meth during Arizona killings, 03 Jul 2015 07:20:52 GMTFLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The mystery surrounding a missing Phoenix-area couple has been solved with the discovery of their bodies buried 6 feet under a yard and the arrest of a suspect, who told authorities he was high on methamphetamine the night of the killings. hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could close, 03 Jul 2015 05:45:39 GMTHOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century. House Brief: Things to know about Jim Webb, 03 Jul 2015 07:35:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A look at former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, who announced Thursday he would seek the Democratic presidential nomination.