FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 Sep 2015 16:08:38 -07:00US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear, 04 Sep 2015 21:33:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed — a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bottom interest rates later this month. clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are void, 04 Sep 2015 21:11:04 GMTMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A jailed Kentucky clerk asserted that marriage licenses issued without her authority Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void and "not worth the paper they are written on" because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said. Massachusetts agency failed to save boy now in coma, 04 Sep 2015 20:47:06 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Department of Children and Families failed to protect a 7-year-old boy who police say was beaten and starved by his father and who is now in a coma, according to a report released Friday.'s former chief-of-staff charged with corruption, 04 Sep 2015 21:01:56 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Friday filed corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against Jose Dirceu, Brazil's former presidential chief of staff, for his alleged involvement in the massive corruption scheme at state-owned oil company Petrobras. I didn't 'stop and think' about email system, 04 Sep 2015 20:49:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged she didn't "stop and think" about her email set-up when she became President Barack Obama's secretary of state in 2009.'s Northerly Island, formerly an airport, now a park, 04 Sep 2015 20:59:32 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — What was once an airport on Chicago's lakefront is now a park featuring nature trails, rolling hills, migratory birds and native plantings. and Vince are big market movers, 04 Sep 2015 20:56:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: deports Salvadoran man wanted in prosecutor's slaying, 04 Sep 2015 21:43:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities say they have deported a Salvadoran gang member wanted in his country in the slaying of a government prosecutor. PHOTOS: Haunting images of people fleeing their homelands, 04 Sep 2015 20:45:43 GMTWrenching images of a drowned Syrian boy focused the world's attention this week on the plight of people fleeing their homelands. But the crisis has been developing for years. Here are other indelible images taken by Associated Press photographers that you may have missed. on government spending and debt, 04 Sep 2015 20:39:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. sheriff's deputy remembered during funeral, 04 Sep 2015 21:38:49 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Thousands of law enforcement officers stood at attention to form a wall Friday outside one of Houston's largest churches as a 21-gun salute and flyover by police helicopters were carried out in honor of a slain sheriff's deputy. court rejects suit by teacher fired over blog, 04 Sep 2015 22:31:34 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired for writing derisively about students on her blog, calling them "disengaged, lazy whiners" and "disobedient, disrespectful oafs," can't invoke free speech in suing to get her job back, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. clear spot for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals, 04 Sep 2015 22:19:35 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable. Highlights, 04 Sep 2015 21:57:54 GMT___ to measure ash stirred from 1912 Alaska eruption, 04 Sep 2015 21:23:45 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Volcano Observatory is sending scientists to Kodiak Island to set up equipment that can monitor a century-old hazard: volcanic ash from the Novarupta-Katmai (noh-vah-RUP'-tah KAT'-meye) eruption in 1912. rights advocates: jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr, 04 Sep 2015 22:04:47 GMTMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther King. Injunction against water rule limited to 13 states, 04 Sep 2015 21:21:07 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule aimed at regulating some small waterways applies only to the 13 states that sued to block it, and not nationwide.'White Boy Rick' drug trafficker likely to get new sentence, 04 Sep 2015 22:28:29 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A major Detroit-area drug trafficker known as "White Boy Rick" could soon be released from prison following nearly 30 years behind bars, after a judge on Friday ordered a resentencing hearing. Football should be Xs and Os, not proselytizing, 04 Sep 2015 22:57:06 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A football season begins, and with it comes religion on the gridiron. have no plans to shut pitcher Matt Harvey down, 04 Sep 2015 22:58:47 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The New York Mets plan for Matt Harvey to keep pitching as long as they keep playing.'s NFL bashing skips judgment of Brady in 'Deflategate', 04 Sep 2015 22:54:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A judge's ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the "Deflategate" scandal: What did Brady know about a plot to deflate balls before January's AFC championship game? of Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez nears end, 04 Sep 2015 21:44:28 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The more-than-yearlong trial of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was nearing an end Friday as the imprisoned politician prepared to give his final remarks in a closed courtroom. stocks drop; mixed jobs report clouds rate outlook, 04 Sep 2015 20:48:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's an old adage that investors hate uncertainty. Unfortunately for them, they got more of it on Friday. in Hungary start moving west on foot; buses offered, 04 Sep 2015 22:52:46 GMTBICSKE, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after long treks from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, broke away from Hungarian police on Friday and headed on foot for Western Europe. In a surprise nighttime announcement, Hungary's government said it would send buses to take them to the border with Austria. arrested after abandoning baby on the roadside, 04 Sep 2015 20:40:20 GMTGAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man and woman are being accused of leaving their 9-month-old baby on the side of the road during an argument. Montana dam transfer to tribes is security risk, 04 Sep 2015 21:36:30 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to block the transfer of a Montana dam to two Native American tribes makes the unusual assertion that the transfer could lead the Turkish government to seek raw nuclear materials on U.S. soil to blow up the dam or other targets. Latest: UN says can't solve crisis by 'closing the door', 04 Sep 2015 22:19:14 GMTBICSKE, Hungary (AP) — The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET): held after Santa Clara County jail inmate's death, 04 Sep 2015 21:32:54 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — About 50 people marched Friday in protest at Santa Clara County Main Jail to demand inmates be protected from abuse after an inmate was beaten to death last week under the watch of three deputies now facing possible murder charges. panel questions Clinton aide amid public spat, 04 Sep 2015 21:59:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A senior member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya as a nasty spat erupted between a Republican staffer and a Democratic lawmaker who insists it's time for the committee to disband. ex-Ravens cheerleader won't be charged in Maryland, 04 Sep 2015 20:32:29 GMTTOWSON, Md. (AP) — A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader who was convicted of raping a 15-year-old boy in Delaware won't face similar charges in Maryland. Unlikely German sailor fell ill in Rio's water, 04 Sep 2015 21:57:48 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Medical experts and scientists said Friday it's unlikely that a German sailor with a bacterial skin infection that's resistant to antibiotics contracted the illness in polluted Olympic waters. arrested after drone crashes at US Open; no injuries, 04 Sep 2015 20:59:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A high school science teacher was arrested Friday after a drone plummeted into empty seats and caused a scare at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. slam helps power Cubs past D-Backs 14-5, 04 Sep 2015 22:13:22 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam in Chicago's eight-run fifth inning, and rookie Addison Russell homered twice in a game for the first time in his career to power the Cubs and Jon Lester to a 14-5 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. ex-president tells court he's innocent of graft, 04 Sep 2015 21:55:25 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Otto Perez Molina sat in a defendant's chair Friday and declared his innocence in a customs corruption scandal that forced him to resign a day earlier as president of this Central American nation. Education files for $100M IPO, 04 Sep 2015 22:57:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Educational content maker McGraw-Hill Education plans to go public. riders rumble into Milwaukee for rally, bike show, 04 Sep 2015 22:58:26 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Gearheads converged on the Harley-Davidson Museum on Friday to show off, talk shop and get started on a weekend motorcycle rally and custom bike show. requirements for the pope's Philadelphia events, 04 Sep 2015 21:45:19 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers faced an outcry this week over a ticket plan keeping most of Pope Francis' audience at his two biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away. A map added to some confusion over the size of the ticketholder-only zone. Whole Foods guard investigated in beating, 04 Sep 2015 22:41:09 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — California police are investigating allegations that a Whole Foods guard beat and choked a shopper until the person was unconscious. Lay, grandson of potato chip maker, dies at 44, 04 Sep 2015 20:33:59 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Carter Lay, a philanthropist who supported music education and was a grandson of the famed potato chip maker, has died. on US Open: No. 1 Djokovic cruises into 4th round, 04 Sep 2015 22:07:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): convicted of murder in playground death of Michigan boy, 04 Sep 2015 21:24:40 GMTGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A jury convicted a 13-year-old boy of first-degree murder Friday, turning aside defense claims that a childhood of abuse should shield him from criminal responsibility for the fatal stabbing of a younger boy at a western Michigan playground. grief, Jill Biden said to share VP's hesitation on 2016, 04 Sep 2015 21:46:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the Bidens are emotionally equipped for another campaign. company Emera plans to buy Teco Energy for $6.48B, 04 Sep 2015 21:31:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Canadian energy and services company Emera says it will buy Teco Energy, an electric and gas utility that does business in Florida and New Mexico, for about $6.48 billion. initiative aims to keep oil workers in North Dakota, 04 Sep 2015 21:51:47 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — Newly hired North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott was recently touring the state's booming oil patch when the Rhodes scholar met a rig worker with a high school diploma. Hagerott, a cybersecurity expert, said he soon found himself talking shop with an intellectual equal. spotted in and around Denver searching for food, 04 Sep 2015 22:05:20 GMTDENVER (AP) — When a helicopter circled her quiet suburban cul-de-sac early Friday, Carol Rose didn't think it was a manhunt or an air ambulance but instantly knew there must have been another bear sighting in the neighborhood. accused of lying about shooting on cruiser faces charges, 04 Sep 2015 20:26:03 GMTMILLIS, Mass. (AP) — A part-time police officer accused of concocting a story about a shootout with a gunman before his cruiser crashed into a tree and caught on fire will face charges, authorities confirmed Friday., Rubio court Puerto Rico voters as crisis looms, 04 Sep 2015 22:05:06 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's financial crisis loomed over dueling Friday campaign appearances by Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio, two presidential contenders with sharply different positions on a key issue for Puerto Rican voters whose influence is growing in U.S. politics. Williams moves closer to possible matchup with Serena, 04 Sep 2015 21:26:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — All in one fell swoop, Venus Williams eliminated one of the only two women who beat her younger sister this season and moved closer to a possible U.S. Open quarterfinal showdown against Serena. look at investigation of shots fired at Arizona vehicles, 04 Sep 2015 21:51:02 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Four vehicles traveling on the same freeway in the heart of Phoenix have been struck by gunshots in the last week, and the state police agency is appealing for information from the public as it conducts what it says is a robust investigation. attack on university-rented property brings concern, 04 Sep 2015 22:32:54 GMTFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A second violent attack on property rented by the University of Arkansas has some students and faculty wondering if more needs to be done to help Fayetteville's population of homeless people.