FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Oct 2016 17:58:45 -07:00Samsung logs 17 percent drop in profit after phone recall, 27 Oct 2016 00:12:39 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says its third quarter profit has plunged 17 percent as Galaxy Note 7 recalls nearly wiped out its mobile profit. break windows to escape after train's motor overheats, 27 Oct 2016 00:47:39 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A Boston commuter train's motor has overheated, causing the train to fill with smoke and panicked passengers to break windows to escape. criticizes broken confirmation process, 27 Oct 2016 00:19:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court confirmation process is an example of how the nation's capital is "broken in some ways." 60 aftershocks shake central Italy, 27 Oct 2016 00:18:42 GMTROME (AP) — The Latest on two strong aftershocks that shook central Italy (all times local): suggests leaving vacancy on Supreme Court, 27 Oct 2016 00:03:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is raising the possibility that Republicans would decline to fill the Supreme Court's vacancy if Democrat Hillary Clinton is elected president. Latest: Navy sends ship to see if Chinese sailor on boat, 27 Oct 2016 00:29:48 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Chinese mariner (all times local):'Our 49 Pulse angels': Magic honor those killed in nightclub, 27 Oct 2016 00:25:13 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There's nothing that can give Mayra Alvear back what she lost, or ease her pain, or calm her anger. leader affirms US alliance despite tough talk, 27 Oct 2016 00:39:08 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and the Philippines agreed to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability and acknowledged the importance of their alliances with the U.S., after the tough-talking Rodrigo Duterte said he wants his country to be free of foreign troops and criticized American foreign policy. school stops honor-code reviews of sex abuse victims, 26 Oct 2016 23:49:32 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Students at Brigham Young University who report sexual assault will no longer be investigated for possible violations of the strict honor code that bans drinking and premarital sex, the Mormon-owned school announced Wednesday in a major reversal to a practice that drew widespread scrutiny. looks to keep strong 2-year NCAA run going in 2017, 26 Oct 2016 23:38:55 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has shaken off a four-year Final Four drought with strong back-to-back postseason runs that have included winning one national title, playing for another and putting three teams in the national semifinals. Latest: Cubs break through against Bauer, 26 Oct 2016 23:38:00 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern): protest in Venezuela demanding end of 'dictatorship', 26 Oct 2016 22:42:53 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Anti-government protesters jammed the streets of Venezuela's capital on Wednesday on the heels of a decision by congress to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro, whose allies have blocked moves for a recall election.'s dining workers end strike after demands are met, 26 Oct 2016 22:37:57 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (AP) — Harvard University's cafeteria workers are ending their strike after agreeing to a new labor contract. speaks with Turkey's president about ISIL fight, 27 Oct 2016 00:02:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As tensions escalate over Turkey's military role in northern Iraq, the White House says President Barack Obama has spoken with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. court cancels TV license overhaul; blow to government, 26 Oct 2016 22:56:40 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — A high court has canceled a television license auction in Greece, dealing a blow to the country's left-wing government which carried out the sale as part of an anti-corruption drive. Dakota chef revitalizing Native American cuisine, 27 Oct 2016 00:11:10 GMTSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sean Sherman is working to help Native Americans reclaim their identity one meal at a time. ate more seafood last year than they did in 2014, 26 Oct 2016 23:40:36 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The average American ate nearly a pound more seafood in 2015 than he or she did the previous year, the federal government said on Wednesday. says mother is not a suspect in hot car death case, 27 Oct 2016 00:34:35 GMTBRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A detective testified the mother of a toddler who died after being left in a hot SUV is not a suspect in her son's death., Murphy hit hard during Florida Senate debate, 27 Oct 2016 00:22:14 GMTDAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio and his re-election opponent, Congressman Patrick Murphy, went hard at each other during their final scheduled debate, accusing each other of being ineffectual and accomplishing little in Washington. says US airstrikes target al-Qaida in Afghanistan, 26 Oct 2016 23:18:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department says airstrikes in Afghanistan targeted two al-Qaida leaders, including one described by a Pentagon official as the group's top leader in the northeastern part of the country. temporarily halts Italian league match, 26 Oct 2016 22:54:38 GMTPESCARA, Italy (AP) — A top-level soccer match between Pescara and Atalanta was temporarily halted when a second earthquake in the space of two hours struck central Italy on Wednesday, sparking terror among the fans. who lost Muslim son in Iraq berates Trump from mosque, 27 Oct 2016 00:34:46 GMTNORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Khizr Khan, a Muslim-American whose son was killed in Iraq, held back tears Wednesday as he again took on Donald Trump, saying the Republican presidential nominee is peddling hate and no less than the "future of the earth" is at stake in the Nov. 8 election. 1 pick Simmons says no timetable on 76ers return, 27 Oct 2016 00:04:35 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons took a spot in the Philadelphia 76ers locker room instead of the starting lineup on opening night. chief, Russian diplomat spar at UN, 26 Oct 2016 23:24:34 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief accused Russia and Syria on Wednesday of using bombing and starvation tactics in eastern Aleppo to push people to surrender or to death, triggering an unusual verbal attack on a U.N. official from the Russian ambassador. John Hinckley freedom less contentious than expected, 27 Oct 2016 00:03:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A judge who ruled that would-be Ronald Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. should be allowed to leave the psychiatric hospital where he had lived for decades said Wednesday he got less "blowback" on the decision earlier this year than he expected. I'll run America like my business. Clinton: Let's not, 26 Oct 2016 23:07:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesday. Taking a break from battleground states, he made the case at his newest hotel that all Americans should look to his corporate record for evidence of how well he'd run the country.'s top civil rights lawyer alleges racial profiling, 27 Oct 2016 00:44:46 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's top civil rights lawyer filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against his boss and others in the state Department of Justice after learning that his colleagues surveilled his Twitter account because one of his posts turned up in a search for the Black Lives Matter hashtag. Trump-Clinton Twitter war: Bludgeon vs. stiletto, 27 Oct 2016 00:21:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Back in June, when Donald Trump slammed President Barack Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Twitter, the Democrat's campaign was quick to tweet back a chilly three-word response: "Delete your account ." condemns lewd scouting report by men's soccer team, 27 Oct 2016 00:11:44 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Harvard University has condemned a sexually explicit document that members of the 2012 men's soccer team called their scouting report of the women's soccer team. standoff at Dakota Access protest encampment, 26 Oct 2016 22:42:42 GMTCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The prospect of a police raid on an encampment protesting the Dakota Access pipeline faded as night fell Wednesday, with law enforcement making no immediate move after protesters rejected their request to withdraw from private land. quakes rattle Italy, crumbling buildings and causing panic, 27 Oct 2016 00:43:28 GMTROME (AP) — A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people. criticizes broken confirmation process for high court, 27 Oct 2016 00:35:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas said Wednesday that the Supreme Court confirmation process is an example of how the nation's capital is "broken in some ways." hand helps amputees feel just how hard to squeeze, 27 Oct 2016 00:39:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A next-generation artificial hand is letting two amputees tell the difference between a soft or firm touch — like holding a child without squeezing too tightly. It's another step toward developing prosthetics that can feel. Latest: Clinton says she'd reach out to GOP next month, 26 Oct 2016 23:00:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Ellerbe on playing again: 'I'm close and I'm happy.', 27 Oct 2016 00:40:32 GMTMETAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints linebacker Dannell Ellerbe stood in front of his locker with a smile, showing an eagerness to talk about his health.'Pastry gun' case involving Maryland student settled, 26 Oct 2016 22:32:39 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An official says the family of a then 7-year-old who was suspended from school from nibbling his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun has reached a settlement with the school department. 12 newspaper page signed by 5 presidents nets $11,000, 26 Oct 2016 22:29:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A front page of The New York Times from Sept. 12, 2001, showing the burning World Trade Center and autographed by five U.S. presidents sold for $11,000 on Wednesday at an auction of presidential papers. pilot suspected drunk, arrested in South Dakota, 26 Oct 2016 22:53:39 GMTRAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police arrested the pilot of a SkyWest Airlines plane on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol Wednesday before the passenger jet could leave a South Dakota airport.' Wentz, Cowboys' Prescott set for rookie QB showcase, 26 Oct 2016 23:17:51 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Because they were on opposing teams at the Senior Bowl, Carson Wentz and Dak Prescott didn't spend much time together talking about the future. scientist pleads in rice seed theft case, 26 Oct 2016 22:46:21 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 61-year-old scientist has pleaded guilty to a federal charge nearly three years after he was accused of stealing proprietary seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to a delegation visiting from China. penalty sought in killing of 2 Palm Springs officers, 27 Oct 2016 00:35:03 GMTPALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say they'll seek the death penalty against a man charged with the shooting deaths of two Palm Springs police officers in an ambush earlier this month. reports sharp fall in profit on Galaxy Note 7 recall, 27 Oct 2016 00:42:01 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported a sharp fall in its quarterly earnings Thursday as the unprecedented recall and discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones wiped out its mobile profit. studies point to lack of campaign substance on newscasts, 26 Oct 2016 22:36:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Two studies of U.S. news coverage suggest that this is a presidential campaign with little substance — unless groping women, tax returns and email servers are your idea of major issues. hopeful of MLB labor deal by start of December, 26 Oct 2016 23:37:41 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is hopeful an agreement on a new labor contract will be reached before the current deal expires Dec. 1. truck crashes into council chambers of Florida city, 27 Oct 2016 00:48:49 GMTORANGE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Orange City will need to find a new place to meet after authorities say a pickup truck crashed into their council chambers. Corps blames pilot error for deadly Hawaii crash, 27 Oct 2016 00:11:36 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Marine Corps is blaming pilot error and other factors for the nighttime collision of two helicopters that killed 12 Marines off the coast of Hawaii. Latest: Trump swipes at McMullin in Utah, 26 Oct 2016 22:29:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): rally to farmer who killed official with nail gun, 27 Oct 2016 00:26:23 GMTSHIJIAZHUANG, China (AP) — Two years after the leaders of his village razed his home to make way for new development, farmer Jia Jinglong took his revenge with a nail gun. Latest: Cubs break through vs Bauer, lead 2-0 in Game 2, 27 Oct 2016 00:22:56 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern): Latest: Commissioner to talk to Dolan about Chief Wahoo, 26 Oct 2016 23:19:36 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern):