FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:26:08 -07:00Immigrants, refugees to receive papal blessing in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7d8385edb5b466fb6c59178dd8e2824Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:58:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis will offer a special blessing to a group of immigrants and refugees in New York, including those who are undocumented, highlighting two contentious issues in American politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7d8385edb5b466fb6c59178dd8e2824Some North Carolina officials refuse to perform marriageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb8a30f2f0c40918089e275da133a8aThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:18:16 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 30 magistrates in North Carolina have refused to perform weddings since a law went into effect allowing officials to refrain from conducting marriage-related activities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb8a30f2f0c40918089e275da133a8aDoctor with airport office allegedly sold oxycodone scriptshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58887c2f66f46f8b60aa4b0bf8e6714Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:14:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who has an office at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58887c2f66f46f8b60aa4b0bf8e6714The Latest: Mississippi River oil spill not affecting porthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa9d2b67e8447e4be481758866a1a51Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:42:36 GMTCOLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the oil spill along the Mississippi River that caused a section of the waterway to be shut down (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa9d2b67e8447e4be481758866a1a51How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75f9e3a039b5486bb590535129350045Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:37:21 GMTU.S. stocks moved slightly higher Thursday after investors were encouraged by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provide more stimulus to the region's economy, if needed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75f9e3a039b5486bb5905351293500452 papal parades planned in Philadelphia, plus extra ticketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7be3ee1d88a45819a152ed0e6350d7dThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:06:30 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials in Philadelphia say that Pope Francis will participate in two parades during his two-day visit visit and that more tickets will be made available for his public events.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7be3ee1d88a45819a152ed0e6350d7dThe Latest: White House says no one above the lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd2f7bd0586a427ca5c0c094bf57f4bcThu, 03 Sep 2015 19:53:05 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd2f7bd0586a427ca5c0c094bf57f4bcCourt rules investigators can examine US Rep. Fattah's emailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1633eda88644f2385d48ac17d3b06c7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:08:02 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court says Pennsylvania U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (SHAW'-kah fa-TAH') can't keep investigators out of his personal email.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1633eda88644f2385d48ac17d3b06c7Trump signs pledge to back GOP's 2016 presidential nomineehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f81bcaefa6b4a20bcaa51707492a52fThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:00:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it may be.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f81bcaefa6b4a20bcaa51707492a52fReport: Dog charged police, prompting gunfire in wrong homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d49985cb05844be96971d7f79955ea7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:14:44 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police say a dog charged officers who entered the wrong Atlanta home searching for a burglar, prompting gunfire that wounded the officer and homeowner and killed the dog.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d49985cb05844be96971d7f79955ea7Millennials describe themselves as self-absorbed, wastefulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca850826e0654ebc8f5e9ff580d9e94aThu, 03 Sep 2015 19:59:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Even millennials don't think much of their generation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca850826e0654ebc8f5e9ff580d9e94aClinton aides says 2016 bid hurt by email controversyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b192ecec2a04e229ee285ca51a58307Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:47:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to more fully address questions about her use of a private email server as secretary of state starting this month, part of an acknowledgment by her campaign that her presidential bid has been hurt by the heavy focus on the controversy over the summer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b192ecec2a04e229ee285ca51a58307Guatemalan Congress accepts president's resignationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8265be11f1064539a95e11e965f74047Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:00 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Congress on Thursday unanimously accepted the resignation of President Otto Perez Molina amid a fraud probe that has shaken the country's political establishment just days ahead of national elections. Vice President Alejandro Maldonado, who only recently took office after his predecessor resigned in the same kickback scandal, was sworn in as the country's new leader.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8265be11f1064539a95e11e965f74047Police: Cop fabricated claim that gunman shot at his cruiserhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6907a557139243ecbb4d1f479fbedf16Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:25 GMTMILLIS, Mass. (AP) — An officer fabricated a claim that a gunman fired at his cruiser before it crashed into a tree and caught on fire, police officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6907a557139243ecbb4d1f479fbedf16Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appealshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2be2b8be57740c3a2e121ba9f536d80Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:46:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2be2b8be57740c3a2e121ba9f536d80Students ask Education Department to discharge college debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebea26a30eef40c79b86f4e6c02d9a04Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:54:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3,000 former Corinthian College students will have their college loans erased, the first wave of debt relief tied to the collapse of the for-profit higher education chain. The potential cost to taxpayers if all Corinthian students seek relief: $3.2 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebea26a30eef40c79b86f4e6c02d9a04Pope eyes unity, not division in talks with Israel's Rivlinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd369162e01f408c8b05ab78cffa2623Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:21 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis met Thursday with Israel's president and gave him a medallion that reads: "Look for what unites, overcome that which divides."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd369162e01f408c8b05ab78cffa2623Police say officer fabricated claims of gunman firing at himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7494ff6391c1484da3bf2c7b7f049bbbThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:35:04 GMTMILLIS, Mass. (AP) — A Millis police officer fabricated claims that a gunman shot at him, police officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7494ff6391c1484da3bf2c7b7f049bbb3 California correctional deputies arrested in inmate deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec1c6cf7cdc24be5b1bed836f3a10348Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:52:56 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Three California correctional deputies were arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of an inmate at a county jail, sheriff's officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec1c6cf7cdc24be5b1bed836f3a10348Defiant clerk may avoid jail as deputies agree to follow lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f04c5eaaf94225ba2c0163a2b08532Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:56:28 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ordered a defiant county clerk to jail Thursday for refusing court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputy clerks later agreed to follow the law, setting up possible resolution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f04c5eaaf94225ba2c0163a2b08532Iran's top leader: No nuclear deal unless sanctions liftedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed9be168add641f4b9540bb27b186bfcThu, 03 Sep 2015 19:57:35 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said Thursday "there will be no deal" if world powers insist on suspending rather than lifting sanctions as part of a landmark nuclear agreement, and said it is up to Iran's parliament, and not him, to approve or reject it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed9be168add641f4b9540bb27b186bfcKentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad35a51e1dd94dc3b119367c6b28c015Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:05:33 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad35a51e1dd94dc3b119367c6b28c015Stocks gain as European central bank says it's ready to acthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f77099fa76ab482da6b5d9ad00b642efThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:08:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing mostly higher as markets regain their footing after a turbulent few weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f77099fa76ab482da6b5d9ad00b642efDemocratic support piles up for Iran nuclear deal in Senatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99e840b1eb35485cb958f19283497eb4Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:39:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical backing from three more Democratic senators Thursday, boosting White House hopes of blocking a disapproval resolution in the Senate so the president wouldn't have to veto it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99e840b1eb35485cb958f19283497eb4New federal requirements on cellphone surveillancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7270b113838440f38ff1fad43cf69321Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:45:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7270b113838440f38ff1fad43cf69321Business executive named University of Iowa presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/650a3aeae83948d8a1394cc1099e6d2bThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:01:37 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa's governing board on Thursday named a corporate management expert with little higher education experience as the school's next president, an unusual choice meant to shake up the culture of the state's flagship academic institution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/650a3aeae83948d8a1394cc1099e6d2bPolice seek man who threw officer down 40-foot embankmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b12cd09732b9480d8323586019e8d1eaThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:12:20 GMTNEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities were on the lookout Thursday for a man who jumped a police officer as she approached his vehicle and threw her down a 40-foot rocky embankment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b12cd09732b9480d8323586019e8d1eaIn directorial debut, Portman focuses on her native Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6377689233243a4adeed06ab3df970bThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:09:31 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — In her feature film directorial debut, Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman brings to life the autobiographical novel of celebrated Israeli writer Amos Oz about his youth during the Jewish state's founding years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6377689233243a4adeed06ab3df970bMan accused of kidnapping hoax, bombing ex-wife's househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec9df4a0f8d4e1784434df98ab7ee33Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:02:43 GMTNATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — An Oklahoma man is accused of creating bogus social media accounts and claiming he'd been kidnapped to try to get his ex-wife's attention, and later bombing her house in Louisiana.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec9df4a0f8d4e1784434df98ab7ee33The Latest: Clerk remains jailed, deputies to issue licenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6613cae17b64445b92e4260b1f4efc24Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:09:01 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6613cae17b64445b92e4260b1f4efc24Image of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b61d7ef73f4914bf9d9a783677ad19Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:33 GMTThe photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b61d7ef73f4914bf9d9a783677ad19Latest on US Open: Wawrinka advances in 3 tiebreakershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1216e95a5784943bca3fd146950aec2Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:13:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1216e95a5784943bca3fd146950aec2Ethics panel investigating Rep. Mike Honda of Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbd475fd65b3432193ec2792b577989cThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Mike Honda of California remains under scrutiny by the House Ethics Committee for allegations that he had congressional aides perform campaign work when they were supposed to be working on government business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbd475fd65b3432193ec2792b577989cLatest on US Open: Sock overcome by heat, retires in 4th sethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94d22ff8498040f08c03e9dae37db9a7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:48:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94d22ff8498040f08c03e9dae37db9a7Family of unarmed man shot by police in Washington sueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb7d634dc3a84565b4552acb74e92a72Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:48:04 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The wife and children of a Mexican man shot to death by police in Pasco, Washington, after he threw rocks have filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the three officers involved.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb7d634dc3a84565b4552acb74e92a72Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi schemehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/709eb81472664c4bbe6aaeecd2af827fThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:46:11 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three people were charged Thursday with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and "carbon-negative" housing developments, neither of which were ever fully developed, federal prosecutors said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/709eb81472664c4bbe6aaeecd2af827fWhy Friday's US jobs report could affect Americans' financeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0c7ac06223d4cd3926bc926ebf3c3a2Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:52:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0c7ac06223d4cd3926bc926ebf3c3a2The Latest: White House expresses support for Guatemalahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ccda602cbf6466db5925c628414ea65Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:52:17 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ccda602cbf6466db5925c628414ea65Pondering 2016 campaign, Biden sticks close to Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c948a79e935433fbc0d4093090c4a7eThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:43:09 GMTDAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday offered a robust defense of a nuclear accord with Iran strongly backed by the White House, the latest sign of his work to present himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c948a79e935433fbc0d4093090c4a7eProsecutor: Doctor who treated pilots sold oxycodone scriptshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2010847a9214e059efb2c4ea1f3d615Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:13:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a doctor who treated airline pilots at New York's Kennedy Airport sold oxycodone prescriptions to his patients.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2010847a9214e059efb2c4ea1f3d615Latest on US Open: American Rogers into 1st major 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5251eacaba94bb69e09a9147e009c98Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5251eacaba94bb69e09a9147e009c98The Latest: Maldonado sworn in as president of Guatemalahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/756a718db67f496cad3ca91d63dd6439Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:34:14 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/756a718db67f496cad3ca91d63dd6439Dominica estimates storm damage at nearly half of GDPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0470bc515c84fcfbae0ebcc74a94980Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:13:31 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — A preliminary assessment of the effects of Tropical Storm Erika on the island of Dominica has found damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP, the prime minister said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0470bc515c84fcfbae0ebcc74a94980It's not over yet: What's next in the 'Deflategate' messhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8941b0d565404e218bc2e0e13315516eThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:17:31 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Seven months. At least $3 million spent on lawyers — and probably twice that or more. Reports and responses and arbitration and appeals and even a college class in New England called "Deflategate."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8941b0d565404e218bc2e0e13315516eClarification: Apple's News Service-Things To Know storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea011eca10f2406fbae2ac75b7ba3047Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:07:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 2, The Associated Press reported that news from the AP will be available on Apple's News app through an RSS feed. Although that was the case in a preliminary, "beta," version of the app, this AP feed isn't expected to be included in the app's broader release.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea011eca10f2406fbae2ac75b7ba3047Pope pops out of Vatican, stop to get new glasseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e72ce8dee77c46b7bba4696048b2337aThu, 03 Sep 2015 19:48:08 GMTROME (AP) — Pope Francis slipped out of the Vatican Thursday for a personal — and very normal — errand: New glasses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e72ce8dee77c46b7bba4696048b2337aVenice's gondoliers get updated look with new logohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa440c593f0041f0ae1122822776c6aeThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:53:30 GMTROME (AP) — Venice's gondoliers, famed for their striped, boat-neck shirts and rowing prowess, are getting an updated look.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa440c593f0041f0ae1122822776c6aeTexas horse, dog racetracks back in business _ for 90 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b685976a352d42d882e27539e6f82c7fThu, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:53 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas tracks will be able to again take bets on horse and dog races — at least temporarily — following a deal that resumes operations for the state racing commission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b685976a352d42d882e27539e6f82c7fACLU wants feds to withhold funds from LAPD for body camerashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d50cc74fb27b48c5ac59905728b6c6f9Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:56:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department's effort to equip officers with body cameras has run up against an unlikely obstacle — the ACLU of Southern California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d50cc74fb27b48c5ac59905728b6c6f9Court: Transgender asylum seekers can't be equated with gayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6ef06692899408ab62a568c9e9989ceThu, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:45 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says transgender people can be especially vulnerable to harassment and attacks and shouldn't be equated with gays and lesbians by U.S. immigration officials determining whether to grant asylum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6ef06692899408ab62a568c9e9989ce