FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Jul 2015 22:49:20 -07:00A-Rod homers on 40th birthday in Yankees' 6-2 win at Rangers, 28 Jul 2015 04:50:03 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez had quite a 40th birthday bash. announces $1.7 million in grants for nonfiction books, 28 Jul 2015 04:02:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning authors Diane McWhorter and Edward Ball are among 36 recipients of grants from a new government program that supports scholarly nonfiction books, a struggling genre in recent years. charged after police say he planned to fight IS, 28 Jul 2015 02:30:11 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man appeared in court Tuesday on terror charges after police say he tried to join Kurdish-aligned forces battling the Islamic State group in Iraq. Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8, 28 Jul 2015 03:18:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. moves to revive Export-Import Bank in highway debate, 28 Jul 2015 02:48:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved legislation reviving the federal Export-Import Bank despite opposition from conservatives. acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox for stretch run, 28 Jul 2015 04:15:16 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge. Body believed to be missing California girl found, 28 Jul 2015 05:32:53 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say a body believed to be a missing 8-year-old girl has been found inside a trash bin at a complex in Santa Cruz and police have detained a 15-year-old neighbor in the case. 4 dead after small plane crashes in Wisconsin, 28 Jul 2015 03:48:19 GMTAMERY, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say four people have died after a small plane crashed in a field in rural western Wisconsin., Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syria, 28 Jul 2015 03:31:04 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border — a plan that opens the possibility of a safe haven for tens of thousands of displaced Syrians but one that also sets up a potential conflict with U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces in the area., Senate on collision course in highway debate, 28 Jul 2015 04:46:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the Senate transportation bill dead on arrival. drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4, 28 Jul 2015 02:21:00 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons. struggles to clean seaweed surge from Cancun beaches, 28 Jul 2015 03:38:19 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities on Mexico's Caribbean coast said Monday they are redoubling efforts to remove tons of sargassum seaweed that has been washing ashore in recent weeks. in History, 28 Jul 2015 04:00:44 GMTToday is Tuesday, July 28, the 209th day of 2015. There are 156 days left in the year. Chrysler settlement with gov't could prove costly, 28 Jul 2015 03:27:02 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out billions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls. calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad', 28 Jul 2015 02:52:54 GMTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad." clues emerge on fate of teens missing on fishing trip, 28 Jul 2015 03:24:19 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — NEWSNOW US has 'long' and 'painful' history of discrimination, 28 Jul 2015 02:20:37 GMTGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The United States must acknowledge a "painful, complicated" history of racial discrimination that still affects many minorities, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio said Monday between campaign speeches in South Carolina.'s slam paces Cardinals' 4-1 win over Reds, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:09 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night. earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua province, 28 Jul 2015 04:03:18 GMTJAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday panicking people with at least one teenager missing after possibly drowning in a river. Several buildings and houses were either destroyed or damaged. York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport, 28 Jul 2015 03:25:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub while easing congestion by doubling the space available for planes to operate. Korea says MERS threat is over, 28 Jul 2015 03:16:09 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday it is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May. Korea official says not interested in Iran-style deal, 28 Jul 2015 04:26:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The North Korean ambassador to China said Tuesday that his country has no interest in an Iran-style nuclear disarmament deal because North Korea is a "nuclear weapons state." sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half, 28 Jul 2015 05:23:08 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out at the top in the intensely competitive tallies. prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case, 28 Jul 2015 02:49:17 GMTHEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell three days after a traffic stop by a white state trooper. urges US to come up with another bid city for 2024 Games, 28 Jul 2015 05:27:30 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — With Boston no longer in contention, IOC leaders encouraged the U.S. on Tuesday to "make the right choice" and put forward a new candidate city for the 2024 Olympics. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly, according to several IOC board members.' 11th-inning HR gives Orioles 2-1 win over Braves, 28 Jul 2015 02:38:20 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory. OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrive, 28 Jul 2015 03:27:30 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues Tuesday: homers to back Heston as Giants win again, 4-2, 28 Jul 2015 05:19:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer to help rookie Chris Heston win his fifth consecutive decision, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday night for their sixth straight victory. stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong rebounds, 28 Jul 2015 05:09:46 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Shanghai stocks were volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other Asian markets also flitted between gains and losses. bash: Alex Rodriguez homers on 40th birthday, 28 Jul 2015 02:22:27 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager. acquire reliever Tyler Clippard from Athletics, 28 Jul 2015 02:35:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The active New York Mets acquired first-rate reliever Tyler Clippard from Oakland for a minor league pitcher Monday, completing their second trade in four days and sending another signal they're serious about contending this year. stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong rises, 28 Jul 2015 03:40:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's stock market was volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other markets also flitted between gains and losses. Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?, 28 Jul 2015 03:01:44 GMTBoston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's ever-changing blueprint. birthdays for the week of Aug. 2-8, 28 Jul 2015 05:00:51 GMTAug. 2: Keyboardist Garth Hudson of The Band is 78. Director Wes Craven is 76. Singer Kathy Lennon of The Lennon Sisters is 72. Actor Max Wright ("Alf," ''Norm") is 72. Actress Joanna Cassidy is 70. Actress Kathryn Harrold is 65. Actor Butch Patrick ("The Munsters") is 62. Actress Victoria Jackson is 56. Actress Apollonia is 56. Actress Cynthia Stevenson ("Men in Trees," ''Hope and Gloria") is 53. Actress Mary-Louise Parker is 51. Director-actor Kevin Smith is 45. Actor Sam Worthington ("Terminator Salvation") is 39. Actor Edward Furlong is 38. Singer Charli XCX is 23. Actress Hallie Eisenberg is 23. Brown 'completely numb' after death of daughter, 28 Jul 2015 04:41:17 GMTATLANTA (AP) — R&B singer Bobby Brown said Monday that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was "an angel" and that the family must find a way to honor her memory. name woman to training camp coach position, 28 Jul 2015 02:44:18 GMTTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason. narcotics officers sue city officials for defamation, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:07 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five former members of a Philadelphia narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges have sued the district attorney, the mayor and the police commissioner. takes break from retirement to play doubles, 28 Jul 2015 02:31:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Even retirement couldn't stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week's Atlanta Open. remains blacklisted by US for human trafficking, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:23 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery. hits 2 HRs to help Rays top Tigers 5-2, 28 Jul 2015 03:26:17 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Desperate for some offense, the Tampa Bay Rays got it from a catcher hitting .214 and batting ninth. employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in court, 28 Jul 2015 05:27:43 GMTPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court.'s HR in 9th lifts Cubs to 9-8 win over Rockies, 28 Jul 2015 04:22:35 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Monday night. packages sent to Oregon government buildings, 28 Jul 2015 04:47:33 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon are investigating suspicious packages sent to government buildings around the state. say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in case, 28 Jul 2015 05:08:24 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in case. de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmates, 28 Jul 2015 04:01:43 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek implants to enhance her feminine looks, and was saving up for a sex change operation. meetings begin, 2022 Winter Games venue top of agenda, 28 Jul 2015 04:31:51 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee executive board meetings have begun, setting the stage for Friday's vote to decide which city will host the 2022 Winter Games.'s suicide, forged tests rock promising NY school, 28 Jul 2015 04:54:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's Teachers College when she killed herself by jumping in front of a subway car this spring.'Aggressive' search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip, 28 Jul 2015 04:22:00 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier after setting out for the Bahamas on a stormy afternoon. leak caused Marine jet crash in Southern California, 28 Jul 2015 02:39:03 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — An oil leak caused a Marine fighter jet to crash in a Southern California neighborhood last year, setting several homes on fire and destroying the aircraft, it was reported Monday.