FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Aug 2016 14:48:03 -07:00Yellowstone River's closure worries outdoors industry, 29 Aug 2016 21:38:49 GMTLIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Tens of thousands of dead fish have closed Montana's Yellowstone River and stirred new worries Monday about lasting impacts to the region's lucrative outdoors industry. speaker of Puerto Rico resigns post under pressure, 29 Aug 2016 20:52:53 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The speaker of the Chamber of Deputies in Puerto Rico resigned from the leadership post Monday under pressure from officials in his party following court testimony that has linked him to a former fundraiser convicted in a political corruption case.'s decision to sit through anthem scrutinized, 29 Aug 2016 21:09:27 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit down for the national anthem reached far beyond football. Citizens United must disclose donor information to NY, 29 Aug 2016 20:38:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A judge says a nonprofit conservative organization advocating for less government must reveal information about major donors to New York's attorney general if it wants to solicit money in the state. dead, 4 hurt in highway shootout; bullet holes cover SUV, 29 Aug 2016 21:23:03 GMTEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A shootout on a New Jersey highway has left one person dead and four others hurt. Latest: Police: Man killed, officer wounded in shooting, 29 Aug 2016 21:08:55 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting involving a police officer in Raleigh, North Carolina:' Armstrong says captain's title not needed to lead, 29 Aug 2016 21:08:03 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tommy Armstrong Jr. isn't pouting over not being voted a team captain, even though he is going into his fourth year as Nebraska's starting quarterback and was a captain in 2015. center becomes rescue center for cross-country cat, 29 Aug 2016 20:41:38 GMTNEW BUFFALO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Welcome Center doubled as an animal rescue center, as employees sought and saved a cat that escaped from its cross-country bound family. say 'adios' to beloved singer Juan Gabriel, 29 Aug 2016 20:49:56 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Juan Gabriel was more than just a singer and songwriter for the hundreds of fans who thronged Mexico City's Plaza Garibaldi to wish him farewell Monday. offered for capture of fugitive polygamist from Utah, 29 Aug 2016 20:45:19 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal authorities hope a $50,000 reward announced Monday, coupled with a falling out between polygamist fugitive Lyle Jeffs and his brother — imprisoned sect leader Warren Jeffs — will lead someone to reveal his whereabouts. accuses US, opposition of planning coup, 29 Aug 2016 20:54:56 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is accusing the United States and the country's political opposition of planning a coup for Thursday, the day that government opponents have called for a march to demand a recall vote against President Nicolas Maduro. pulls man from tracks just before train arrives, 29 Aug 2016 20:13:37 GMTSECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit police officer is being hailed as a hero for pulling a man from the tracks and out of the way of an oncoming train last week. Latest: Man charged in nuns' killing held without bond, 29 Aug 2016 21:26:12 GMTDURANT, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local): chance? Obama administration proposes health law fixes, 29 Aug 2016 21:29:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In one of its last chances to tinker with the president's signature health care law, the Obama administration is proposing fixes and adjustments for 2018. with restored rights likely to live among Democrats, 29 Aug 2016 21:07:01 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The nearly 13,000 Virginia felons whose voting rights were restored, stripped, then restored again are more likely to live in areas that voted for Democrats than Republicans. slain nuns remembered for helping the needy, 29 Aug 2016 21:37:00 GMTDURANT, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Mississippi's capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of the poorest counties of the state. Right Now: Banks lead US stocks higher on rate hopes, 29 Aug 2016 20:13:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): Senate candidate in Indiana hedges on Trump and military, 29 Aug 2016 21:29:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): say 911 outage in DC was caused by contractor, 29 Aug 2016 20:56:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say a contractor who was trying to turn off an alarm and hit the wrong switch caused the 90-minute outage of the 911 system in the nation's capital. for Facebook data center raises tax-break questions, 29 Aug 2016 21:36:31 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The race between a small town on the Rio Grande in New Mexico and a Salt Lake City suburb to entice a new Facebook data center with millions of dollars in tax breaks and subsidies is raising questions about public investments in a booming cloud-computing economy that typically brings few local jobs. lead gains on Wall Street on hopes for higher rates, 29 Aug 2016 20:30:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Banks led the stock market higher Monday as investors anticipate that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates this year from their historically low levels. That could help banks recover from a long slump by making lending more profitable. denied for the 9th time for John Lennon's killer, 29 Aug 2016 20:50:28 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — John Lennon's killer will remain behind bars after being denied parole for the ninth time., Wells Fargo gain; Caesars Entertainment sinks, 29 Aug 2016 20:49:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: says it ended talks to buy Hershey, 29 Aug 2016 21:10:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Oreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions to buy The Hershey Co, a combination that would have created a global powerhouse selling some of the world's best known chocolates and snacks. asks high court to hear transgender bathroom case, 29 Aug 2016 21:05:03 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to weigh in on whether a transgender male must be allowed to use the boys bathroom at his high school, framing it as an issue of national importance. Office Top 20: 'Don't Breathe' inhales $26.4 million, 29 Aug 2016 21:17:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The modestly budgeted horror movie "Don't Breathe" scared off competitors at the box office this weekend, taking first place with $26.4 million in its first days in theaters. Directed by Fede Alvarez, "Don't Breathe" cost only around $10 million to produce. Latest: Isner, Tiafoe into 5th set at US Open, 29 Aug 2016 20:38:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Diplomat: Portugal's Guterres tops 3rd poll for UN chief, 29 Aug 2016 20:46:19 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A Security Council diplomat says Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres topped the third informal poll of candidates seeking to succeed Ban Ki-moon as the next U.N. secretary-general, making him the clear front-runner for the job. Latest: Isner rallies from 2 sets down to edge Tiafoe, 29 Aug 2016 21:22:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): school opens at site of Sandy Hook shooting rampage, 29 Aug 2016 21:04:12 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Elementary school students attended school in Sandy Hook on Monday for the first time since a shooting rampage there killed 20 first-graders and six educators.'s No. 2 executive departs for United Airlines, 29 Aug 2016 21:11:38 GMTDALLAS (AP) — The president and No. 2 executive at American Airlines is leaving to take the same job with rival United Airlines. Latest: Muguruza rallies from down a set to advance, 29 Aug 2016 21:00:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Latest: Brazil's Rousseff holds back anger at question, 29 Aug 2016 20:50:47 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (all times local): sheriff enters primary amid toughest campaign yet, 29 Aug 2016 21:33:00 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces three Republican challengers in Tuesday's primary in what has turned out to be the toughest election in his 23 years as the top law enforcer in metro Phoenix. on US Treasury bills rise at weekly auction, 29 Aug 2016 21:06:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills climbing to their highest level since March. Latest: Driver charged in crash that killed firefighters, 29 Aug 2016 21:04:20 GMTANOKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a crash in Minnesota that killed two Michigan firefighters who were on their way to a Utah wildfire (all times local): urges halt to Turkish, Kurdish clashes in northern Syria, 29 Aug 2016 21:09:43 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. on Monday urged Turkish troops and Kurdish forces in northern Syria to halt their fighting, saying it hinders efforts to defeat the Islamic State group. But Turkey's president vowed to press ahead with the military operation until the IS and Kurdish Syrian fighters no longer pose a security threat to Ankara. Obamacare 'crashing;' next president must fix it, 29 Aug 2016 21:27:32 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Monday that the federal health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the White House and which party has the upper hand in Congress. Latest: Plane on tour when it crashed in Louisiana, 29 Aug 2016 20:25:28 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Friday night's crash of an airplane into Lake Pontchartrain at New Orleans (all times local): Dept. focuses on police treatment of mentally ill, 29 Aug 2016 21:06:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill. Federal health care overhaul is 'crashing', 29 Aug 2016 20:29:19 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Monday that the federal health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the White House and which party has the upper hand in Congress. Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83, 29 Aug 2016 21:16:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83. to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip, 29 Aug 2016 21:27:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an eight-day valedictory tour through Asia. cease-fire takes effect in Colombia under accord, 29 Aug 2016 20:37:12 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A permanent cease-fire took effect in Colombia on Monday, a major step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group. Latest: Nadal wins 1st Grand Slam match in 3 months, 29 Aug 2016 20:50:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): aide Abedin dumps husband Weiner over new scandal, 29 Aug 2016 20:36:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman. Latest: Utah lake closed for firefighters to tap water, 29 Aug 2016 21:27:02 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): judge orders release of IOC member in ticket probe, 29 Aug 2016 20:50:40 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ordered the release of a high-ranking IOC member who was arrested during the Rio de Janeiro Games in a ticket-scalping probe. says it's ending talks to buy Hershey, 29 Aug 2016 20:42:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Oreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions of a possible merger with The Hershey Co, a combination that would have created a global powerhouse selling some of the world's best known chocolates and snacks. Latest: Tropical storm warning issued for North Carolina, 29 Aug 2016 21:25:11 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical storms (all times EDT):