FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Jul 2016 12:01:21 -07:00The Latest: Flood wrecked 1,500 homes; $36M in road damage, 01 Jul 2016 18:46:03 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local): shutting down road projects after deal collapses, 01 Jul 2016 18:08:09 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie dropped a jackhammer on New Jersey politics late Thursday, ordering an eventual shutdown of roadwork projects after Democratic lawmakers failed to agree with him on how to address the state transportation fund's borrowing authority, which expired Friday. soldiers mingle with commuters in artist's Somme tribute, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — British commuters were met by the eerie sight of World War I soldiers in uniform as they made their way to work Friday, the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. teens at center of unequal pay dispute find new jobs, 01 Jul 2016 18:58:43 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two teens have new jobs after their firing from a Kansas pizza restaurant touched off a heated discussion about persistent pay inequality in the American workplace. governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes others, 01 Jul 2016 18:17:22 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed six stringent gun-control measures Friday that will require people to turn in high-capacity magazines and require background checks for ammunition sales, as California Democrats seek to strengthen gun laws that are already among the strictest in the nation. search for gunman in death of owner of famed pizzeria, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York were searching Friday for a gunman in the fatal ambush of the owner of the famed L&B Spumoni Gardens pizza restaurant in Brooklyn. Wizards, Bradley Beal agree on 5-year, $128M contract, 01 Jul 2016 17:59:04 GMTThe Washington Wizards wasted no time in locking up shooting guard Bradley Beal, agreeing to a five-year maximum contract worth $128 million not long after the free agent market's opening bell Friday. we overusing the tribute of flying flag at half-staff?, 01 Jul 2016 18:52:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly every day, somewhere in the country, the Stars and Stripes was lowered to half-staff last year in one of the most significant official gestures of mourning and respect, an Associated Press analysis found. climate change warming Asian waters, altering monsoon, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:00 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Each year as temperatures rise across India, farmers look to the sky and pray for rain. poised to win 3rd individual title at US swim trials, 01 Jul 2016 18:47:18 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Katie Ledecky set herself up to swim a third individual event in Rio, qualifying fastest for the 800-meter freestyle at the U.S. trials Friday.,000 baby turkeys die in fire; Thanksgiving orders affected, 01 Jul 2016 18:37:06 GMTLANCASTER, Mass. (AP) — Seven thousand baby turkeys have been killed in a Massachusetts barn fire, and the farm's owners say that means they won't be able to meet all of their Thanksgiving orders. Latest: Friends remember man dead in driverless crash, 01 Jul 2016 18:13:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology (all times local): flummoxed over federal Confederate flag displays, 01 Jul 2016 18:45:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A year after South Carolina removed the Confederate flag from its capitol grounds, official Washington is struggling with further restrictions on the flag's display on federal property, including in the U.S. Capitol complex. Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia, 01 Jul 2016 18:34:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump used money from his own charity to purchase an autographed Tim Tebow helmet and a jersey four years ago during a charity auction for the Susan J. Komen Foundation, The Washington Post reported Friday. set to fill seat vacated by convicted congressman, 01 Jul 2016 18:56:57 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A special election will be held the day of the general election to fill a Pennsylvania U.S. House seat left vacant by a Democratic congressman convicted in a federal racketeering case. Rico faces historic default as rescue bill approved, 01 Jul 2016 18:12:48 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced a historic default Friday as it entered a new financial era that will put its dire finances under the control of a federal oversight board while allowing it room to ease a crushing debt burden. Latest: Mountain biker Kulhavy back after broken hand, 01 Jul 2016 18:36:42 GMTThe Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local): in History, 08 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMTToday in History Derby: Gold leads the market in 2Q, 01 Jul 2016 18:42:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Gold shone brighter than any other investment in an up-and-down quarter. Latest: Panthers give goalie Reimer 5-year deal, 01 Jul 2016 18:51:01 GMTThe Latest on NHL free agency (all times Eastern): kills Israeli, wounds family in West Bank attack, 01 Jul 2016 18:19:08 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian gunman ambushed a family traveling in a car in the West Bank on Friday, killing an Israeli man and wounding his wife and two teenage children in an assault that prompted the military to send hundreds of troops to the area — the largest operation in the territory in two years. deaths surged in 2015 as driving hit new record, 01 Jul 2016 18:57:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Traffic deaths surged last year as drivers racked up more miles behind the wheel than ever before, a result of an improved economy and lower gas prices, according to preliminary government data released Friday. woman's terrorism link revealed in Virginia case, 01 Jul 2016 18:12:07 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman charged with providing support to al-Shabab is helping the federal government's case against two other women accused of helping the terrorist group. mediators questions Israel's commitment to 2 states, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:46 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — International mediators trying to promote Mideast peace warned in a highly anticipated report Friday that Israel's settlement expansion is eroding the viability of a Palestinian state and raises "legitimate questions" about its commitment to a two-state solution. Latest: Lawmaker: Few changes to N. Carolina LGBT law, 01 Jul 2016 18:38:19 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina law limiting protections for the LGBT community (all times local): say murder-suicide left 3 dead in wealthy city, 01 Jul 2016 18:54:20 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Investigators have confirmed that the deaths of a teenage girl and two women in a house in one of the nation's wealthiest communities were a murder-suicide. desire to acquire mounts, so does risk of losses, 01 Jul 2016 18:06:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice. city to stop selling ice cream at pools, parks, 01 Jul 2016 18:55:18 GMTBOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Boulder residents will no longer be able to cool off with an ice cream cone by the pool because the city has discontinued the sweet treat as a vending option at all Parks and Recreation facilities. general regrets meeting with Bill Clinton, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch acknowledged Friday that her meeting with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal investigation "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case playing heavily into the presidential campaign. famed hot dog contest, a whopper of a legend, 01 Jul 2016 18:51:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nathan's Famous may be in the hot dog business, but for decades they've been peddling a whopper. Coal Jobs vs Air Pollution story, 01 Jul 2016 18:03:58 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In a story June 28 about a proposed coal ban in Oakland, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the organization that David Smith represents. He is an attorney for the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, not the Oregon Bulk and Oversized Terminal. women complain they can't attend volleyball matches, 01 Jul 2016 18:40:38 GMTIranian women report they are being barred from attending a major volleyball tournament featuring the Olympic-bound men's national team, reigniting a debate about whether Iran should be allowed to host international matches. found as Kenya charges 3 policemen over missing men, 01 Jul 2016 18:43:06 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The bodies of a human rights lawyer and another missing man were found in a Kenyan river Friday, and the country's police chief said three police officers have been arrested and will be charged with murder. player shot by homeowner says he's happy to be alive, 01 Jul 2016 18:17:58 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Detroit Lions cornerback who was shot by a homeowner when authorities say he tried to break in to a multimillion-dollar home in Portland said at a court hearing that he was happy to be alive. United signs Ibrahimovic, reunites him with Mourinho, 01 Jul 2016 18:36:28 GMTZlatan Ibrahimovic signed for Manchester United on Friday, handing one of soccer's most enigmatic players a late career move to the world's richest league and a chance to help revive a fallen giant. Latest: Trump: Lynch-Clinton meeting opens Pandora's box, 01 Jul 2016 18:32:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars, 01 Jul 2016 18:21:27 GMTDETROIT (AP) — It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared. eagles making strong recovery in Virginia, 01 Jul 2016 18:03:29 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's bald eagle population is thriving at levels not likely seen since before the United States was a country, one of the nation's top eagle experts said Friday. US lab worker in Colorado faked test results, 01 Jul 2016 18:58:25 GMTDENVER (AP) — A worker at a federal laboratory in Colorado intentionally manipulated test results for years, possibly tainting research on toxic metals in the Everglades, uranium near the Grand Canyon and coal in Afghanistan, investigators say. police prepare for July 4 weekend violence, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:20 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — After a month in which nearly 15 people were shot every day, Chicago Police announced a July 4 weekend show of force that will include thousands more officers on the streets, officers toting high-powered weapons at airports and teams of officers patrolling the city's most dangerous neighborhoods, tourist attractions, train stations and parks. Virgin Islands lawmaker won't fight Italy extradition, 01 Jul 2016 18:52:09 GMTROME (AP) — A former lawmaker from the U.S. Virgin Islands will not fight extradition after he was arrested in Italy on an international warrant accusing him of using $90,000 in public funds for personal use, his lawyer said Friday. OKs trial for girl who texted boyfriend urging suicide, 01 Jul 2016 18:15:19 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A teenager who sent her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to take his own life and telling him to "get back in" a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes must stand trial for involuntary manslaughter, the state's highest court ruled Friday. take hostages at Bangladesh restaurant, 01 Jul 2016 18:30:19 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A group of as many as nine gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night, taking hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces, authorities said. Latest: Casino: Union actions detrimental for Taj Mahal, 01 Jul 2016 18:55:42 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Atlantic City's main casino workers union and its strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino (all times local): investigating shooting death of Brooklyn pizz, 01 Jul 2016 18:23:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York were searching Friday for a gunman in the fatal ambush of the owner of the famed L&B Spumoni Gardens pizza restaurant in Brooklyn. Telsa crash shows limits of self-driving technology, 01 Jul 2016 18:53:45 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating the first reported death of a driver whose car was in self-driving mode when he crashed. Joshua D. Brown, 40, died May 7 when his Tesla Model S, which was operating on "autopilot," failed to activate its brakes and hit a truck in Florida. reports new sex abuse allegations against peacekeepers, 01 Jul 2016 18:13:55 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says two new sexual abuse allegations against international peacekeepers in Central African Republic have surfaced. joins Man United as English clubs begin spending, 01 Jul 2016 18:07:54 GMTZlatan Ibrahimovic's high-profile move to Manchester United was confirmed on Friday, headlining the first day of what likely will be the busiest and biggest-spending transfer window ever seen in English soccer. Moscow would shift troops if Finland joined NATO, 01 Jul 2016 18:09:36 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Moscow would reposition its troops if Finland were to join NATO, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday. to use Rio Games as showcase for changes in sport, 01 Jul 2016 18:52:38 GMTThree years ago, the wrestling community was forced to contemplate life without the Olympics.