FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:28:04 -08:00How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce88f05b03634d55952e7db4273f4ffdFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:09:56 GMTU.S. stocks snapped a five-day losing streak Friday as investors welcomed a surge in oil prices and an encouraging report on retail sales.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce88f05b03634d55952e7db4273f4ffdThe Latest: Information about attacker's car alerted FBIhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9be4e7d182a84295a83314086ce8b14cFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:00:13 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio restaurant attack by a machete-wielding man later killed by police (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9be4e7d182a84295a83314086ce8b14cMan who threatened mosque pleads guilty to hate crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ad6228c01f043268a213fce4023ce8fFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:06:04 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man accused of threatening to firebomb a mosque last fall has pleaded guilty to a hate crime in federal court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ad6228c01f043268a213fce4023ce8fHScott Motorsports leases charter to secure ride for Annetthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe97a8c3a0964791a59cde863106eb24Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:38:21 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — HScott Motorsports has leased a charter from Premium Motorsports to secure a ride for Michael Annett for the 2016 season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe97a8c3a0964791a59cde863106eb24Autopsy: Slain New Jersey sex worker possibly strangledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4552f802304469a9bf330709b058b23Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:25:03 GMTMILLER PLACE, N.Y. (AP) — A sex worker who disappeared near a remote stretch of Long Island beach highway that was later revealed to be a suspected serial killer's dumping ground for bodies might have been strangled, according to a new autopsy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4552f802304469a9bf330709b058b23Organizers plan no course changes for this year's Iditarodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a9fcd136f446be8b76246a49af4723Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:13:16 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials decided Friday there will be no course changes for this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race despite a lack of snow in Anchorage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a9fcd136f446be8b76246a49af4723Hammers and shivs used in Mexico prison riot that killed 49http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1a881b588e04d3f8c18b9cd1f56c8b6Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:04:09 GMTMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's deadliest prison brawl in many years was a bloodbath in which inmates attacked each other with hammers, cudgels and makeshift blades, authorities said Friday, underlining yet again the power that drug cartels wield inside many of the country's lockups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1a881b588e04d3f8c18b9cd1f56c8b6Over and out: Some MLB teams open with little playoff shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d4e1c912789402ea15a4464b7b30f4dFri, 12 Feb 2016 20:57:24 GMTSpring training is a time for optimism, when players bask under the warm sun of Florida and Arizona while fans dream about their team reaching the bright lights of October.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d4e1c912789402ea15a4464b7b30f4dTalib, Jackson, Webb fined for Super Bowl infractionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/931af695cc11478b9ef877e30a56b417Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:04:45 GMTDenver Broncos fiery cornerback Aqib Talib was fined a total of $26,044 on Friday for taunting and face mask fouls in the Super Bowl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/931af695cc11478b9ef877e30a56b417House panel calls governor, EPA chief to testify on Flinthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ed6f5ed9bf4f45a5c9f752a31dd283Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:11:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Friday he has agreed to testify to Congress about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, bowing to demands by Democrats that the Republican governor explain his role in a cost-cutting move that resulted in a public health emergency caused by lead-contaminated water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ed6f5ed9bf4f45a5c9f752a31dd283After Oregon standoff, some say: Right fight; wrong tacticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c06b92751f4d478af4b73a0990a730Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:59:55 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Right fight; wrong strategy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c06b92751f4d478af4b73a0990a730Fraternity says 5 chapters acknowledged hearing racist chanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd4b4b304c6f4649a6e1b29cfac895c5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:39:40 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The fraternity connected to a racist chant that surfaced at the University of Oklahoma last spring says members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd4b4b304c6f4649a6e1b29cfac895c5GOP's Cotton holds up juvenile justice reformshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1a561b2e4974c0ab21b4c85034b3913Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:56:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate effort to overhaul the treatment of juveniles in the justice system to avoid unnecessary detentions and keep them out of adult jails has hit a snag in the form of freshman Republican Tom Cotton.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1a561b2e4974c0ab21b4c85034b3913Emergency sentencing for court gunman's widowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9670cb92fcbb43d79ce4d50f5117beb4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:40:57 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge has hastily ordered the emergency sentencing of the ailing widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9670cb92fcbb43d79ce4d50f5117beb4Where did El Nino go? Heat, dry spell stoke drought worryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d22b4cd37a2841f085df38867baa6f43Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:17:08 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Where did El Nino go?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d22b4cd37a2841f085df38867baa6f43Black Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/999306611e3f4c15b9a3dc527390c8c4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:17:22 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the rightful heir to the nation's first black president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/999306611e3f4c15b9a3dc527390c8c4O'Farrill's Grammy-nominated CD expands US-Cuba dialoguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769bd338e12345de8bf0cfdb240d4984Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:41:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Arturo O'Farrill's Grammy-nominated "Cuba: The Conversation Continues" just happened to be made in Havana by American and Cuban musicians at a dramatic turning point in relations between the two countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769bd338e12345de8bf0cfdb240d4984Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e88d6ba88ac14139ae4368389503f38aFri, 12 Feb 2016 20:39:20 GMTFORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e88d6ba88ac14139ae4368389503f38aWading into Golfapalooza: the Phoenix Open's 16th holehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb00de36d1a64e81875f36ad390d1ccdFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:07:18 GMTSCOTTDALE, Ariz. (AP) — John Huh studied the shot from every angle before crouching behind his ball for a last look.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb00de36d1a64e81875f36ad390d1ccdWhat Facebook's policy on nudity means in practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b1c54d1ef24c94993551ff261b1c31Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:36:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — What are Facebook's rules for posting nude images?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8b1c54d1ef24c94993551ff261b1c31The Latest: Police examining manhole cover for wearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1452b62e894628a39d36cb724c15cfFri, 12 Feb 2016 20:58:14 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of a woman whose vehicle was struck by a manhole cover on a Boston highway (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1452b62e894628a39d36cb724c15cfTexas lurking near top of Big 12 as 'havoc' takes holdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f43f0f19ff44e88bc9ba03390bf866cFri, 12 Feb 2016 20:55:22 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — "Havoc" is finally taking hold at Texas, where first-year coach Shaka Smart and the No. 24 Longhorns have shaken off a slow start to join the hunt for the Big 12 title.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f43f0f19ff44e88bc9ba03390bf866cAP Source: Bosh out of NBA All-Star Game due to calf injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb84fcb0bc444d45aeb4b2ae8e0aacf8Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:41:36 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says that Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat will miss Sunday's All-Star Game with a calf injury, and has been replaced on the Eastern Conference roster by Atlanta's Al Horford.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb84fcb0bc444d45aeb4b2ae8e0aacf8Texas A&M president decries reports of racial harassmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1921be28f60427ebf3fa1f9f9be3a34Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:12:47 GMTCOLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of black and Latino high school students touring the campus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1921be28f60427ebf3fa1f9f9be3a34Lawmakers vote to make W. Virginia right-to-work statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7924cad691ef44be96f3ae7b2737d0dbFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:35:22 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia, a suffering coal mining state shaped by the sometimes-bloody history of its organized labor, is set to become the 26th state with a so-called right-to-work law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7924cad691ef44be96f3ae7b2737d0dbThe Latest: FBI says no booby traps found at Oregon refugehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f880c169cd243f9b8c65466f34b494aFri, 12 Feb 2016 20:56:26 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f880c169cd243f9b8c65466f34b494aSen. Harry Reid calls on Grayson to drop out of Senate racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a672d27151084b9d887e3db8751fec14Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:00:28 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Friday called for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson to drop out of the race for a Senate seat in Florida, but Grayson angrily denounced the move and said he has no plans to follow Reid's suggestion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a672d27151084b9d887e3db8751fec14Guest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a3e15f5e0294c83a694e5b042457b81Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:43:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a3e15f5e0294c83a694e5b042457b81Brazil minister says no doubt Zika connected to microcephalyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e6fdc5437c4350aaff3f53631f42d7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:55:11 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's health minister said Friday that authorities were "absolutely sure" that the Zika virus is connected to devastating birth defects and rejected criticism that the government was slow to investigate the surge of cases that set off international alarms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e6fdc5437c4350aaff3f53631f42d7Visa discloses stake in Dorsey's company, Squarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739f351e7d614734bd196427d7bbfd47Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:36:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shares in the mobile payment services company Square rose sharply Friday after Visa disclosed the details of its ownership stake in the company.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739f351e7d614734bd196427d7bbfd47'No rhyme or reason' for machete attack at Ohio restauranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc64e70f25364ee6be4995d6073625eaFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:10:55 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — From the front door, the man with the machete didn't have a straight path to people in the booths at the small suburban restaurant. He stepped by the welcoming greeting on the front glass, past the half-wall entryway divider and the display case of kataifi and other Mediterranean pastries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc64e70f25364ee6be4995d6073625eaSlalom queen Shiffrin ready for upcoming return to racinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7893f657003b4c4ab49305c23f5ab9acFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:55:43 GMTCRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — The slalom queen is back and raring to go after a frustrating two months out with injury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7893f657003b4c4ab49305c23f5ab9ac'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb5a44ce78db4f158946ea5b0aa3dcc6Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:04:06 GMTHAVANA (AP) — With a hug and an exclamation of "Finally!" Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first ever meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism that has divided Christianity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb5a44ce78db4f158946ea5b0aa3dcc6Veto override drawing vitriol from constituents in Marylandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa4c64b51c2d4831ac5057f88f7c348dFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:02:19 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Senate president called for civility Friday after Democrats received what he called "the most vicious hate mail you can possibly imagine" in the aftermath of overriding the Republican governor's veto. One caller expressed the hope a senator's wife would be raped and killed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa4c64b51c2d4831ac5057f88f7c348dUS, Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc165f8e5b3e4f7499b971fe083d93faFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:24:20 GMTHAVANA (AP) — U.S. officials say the United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to restart commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc165f8e5b3e4f7499b971fe083d93faGovernor signs bill overhauling Wisconsin civil service lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58794e25d2745fc95759e0101f31c11Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:11:51 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping bill Friday that reworks Wisconsin's hiring and firing practices, brushing aside Democrats' complaints that the measure will lead to cronyism in state agencies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58794e25d2745fc95759e0101f31c11Inspired by Cape Horn rounding, US duo aims at next VORhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0507f287f794b1a80b36ab10afbbb2aFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:19:31 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — With the wind — and their competitors — at their backs, Charlie Enright and Mark Towill rounded Cape Horn and allowed themselves a few seconds to savor the accomplishment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0507f287f794b1a80b36ab10afbbb2aFacebook nude-painting case can face trial in Francehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fb212e4b89e4cb888c7585e3d63a471Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:54:11 GMTPARIS (AP) — If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fb212e4b89e4cb888c7585e3d63a471Presidential contenders fight for minority voters in SChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4ec53294c5f4d15b7db72bec987a4abFri, 12 Feb 2016 22:19:28 GMTDENMARK, S.C. (AP) — The fight for black voters turned into a tug-of-war over President Barack Obama's legacy Friday as Democratic presidential hopefuls looked for an edge in South Carolina. Republicans, meanwhile, crisscrossed the state in search of a path out of Donald Trump's long shadow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4ec53294c5f4d15b7db72bec987a4abFeds: Remove 3 California foxes from endangered species listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea5a39be0964aa8a270d413fa539910Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:33:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recommended Friday that three fox subspecies native to California's Channel Islands be removed from the endangered species, saying their populations have made an historic recovery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fea5a39be0964aa8a270d413fa539910Animal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ab0e2a0d214cddac0ee31060da1513Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:10:46 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ab0e2a0d214cddac0ee31060da1513Colorado's newest pot shop tied to strip club and mayorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f7b3197548a42eaa94b0913a9ff53d4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:44:07 GMTGLENDALE, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's newest pot shop has some wondering whether strippers and weed are too closely aligned on a busy highway just east of downtown Denver.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f7b3197548a42eaa94b0913a9ff53d4Bencic beats Pavlyuchenkova to make St. Petersburg semifinalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d11ad81b15a9470ab102a02c5355550cFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:38:09 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Top-seeded Belinda Bencic won a late-night battle with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to take the final spot in the semifinals at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d11ad81b15a9470ab102a02c5355550cHospital where woman in custody died cited for deficiencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a19a4355bf2c45e7b7df08d1b3a7e74cFri, 12 Feb 2016 20:46:36 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 examine the woman when she complained of difficulty breathing, state health officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a19a4355bf2c45e7b7df08d1b3a7e74cThe Latest: Death of driver from manhole cover was 'bizarre'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a59df5fc25d9456787f88abd6b650440Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:43:58 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of a woman whose vehicle was struck by a manhole cover on a Boston highway (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a59df5fc25d9456787f88abd6b650440Manhole cover crashes into SUV's windshield, killing driverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad3fffe041da4d4db4f4ae1bb8f23910Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:56:04 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A dislodged manhole cover weighing more than 200 pounds went airborne and crashed through an SUV's windshield on a major highway, killing a woman as she drove during the Friday morning commute, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad3fffe041da4d4db4f4ae1bb8f23910Former transgender inmate settles with prison officialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5bf490076394f98bbd45baaa15f6c9fFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:12:22 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5bf490076394f98bbd45baaa15f6c9fDeutsche Bank and Wynn Resorts rise, Pandora tumbleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f196ed526f23405995c2d5b2562b1f10Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:39:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f196ed526f23405995c2d5b2562b1f10Angle mulls US Senate bid; testing waters for money, supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb8ce86544b04b738da57cbd0fa01e26Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:50:14 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada conservative Sharron Angle says she's trying to determine if she could raise enough money to run for the U.S. Senate again, a move that could throw a wrench in Republicans' hopes to claim Democratic Sen. Harry Reid's soon-to-be-vacant seat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb8ce86544b04b738da57cbd0fa01e26FBI: No rigged explosives found at site of Oregon standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b556c68166224c309be60cc943a3b66eFri, 12 Feb 2016 21:31:18 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — FBI officials said Friday they haven't found any rigged explosives or booby traps at the national wildlife refuge in Oregon that had been seized by an armed group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b556c68166224c309be60cc943a3b66e