FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:14:27 -07:00First death attributed to Hurricane Maria as officials report fatality on French island of Guadeloupehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e50407758924474694266e6a08221d4eTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:09:54 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — First death attributed to Hurricane Maria as officials report fatality on French island of Guadeloupe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e50407758924474694266e6a08221d4eTrial of pharmacist charged in meningitis outbreak beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3c7f8d8aaa48819ee65bb37a8967c3Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:03:59 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A prosecutor says a pharmacist facing murder charges for his role in a deadly meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated steroid injections demonstrated a "shocking disregard" for human life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3c7f8d8aaa48819ee65bb37a8967c3Menendez judge allows evidence of 'innocent' actionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0087dcde6134b5fa4753af1ffcfcbceTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:08:26 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Defense attorneys for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez will be allowed to present evidence of actions he took that are similar to those that prompted his bribery trial but aren't considered criminal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0087dcde6134b5fa4753af1ffcfcbceSporting KC to meet Red Bulls for US Open Cup championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ed6f83721442b99c983b0e97faea46Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:49:08 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — There was a time not so long ago that the U.S. Open Cup was an afterthought, a nice trophy to win for a Major League Soccer club but nothing compared to the league's MLS Cup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ed6f83721442b99c983b0e97faea46Bird watchers head to Maine for rare bird sightinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd174bfbffe54e67a2e1e347abd4a324Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:42:15 GMTFALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Bird watchers are traveling to Maine to catch the rare sight of a South American fork-tailed flycatcher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd174bfbffe54e67a2e1e347abd4a324Navy chief: Budget cuts strain force amid ship crasheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ceba1bd2af845ae810aceeac90c1138Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:50:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Frequent extended deployments, delayed maintenance, gaps in training and nearly a decade of budget constraints and uncertainly have strained the U.S. Navy, eroding readiness in a Pacific fleet that is responsible for monitoring Chinese aggression and protecting America against North Korea's nuclear threat, Navy leaders and members of Congress said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ceba1bd2af845ae810aceeac90c1138Report: Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drillshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbb27b56d57842acb343bdd56019cc0fTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:34:56 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military helicopter gunship accidentally fired on spectators during war games in western Russia, injuring several people, news reports said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbb27b56d57842acb343bdd56019cc0fRobert E. Lee's former church is no longer named after himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bbfd59543d64a719a8cd54e9e3e60dbTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:42:54 GMTLEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bbfd59543d64a719a8cd54e9e3e60dbLaw enforcement official: Copy of Adolf Hitler speech found at the home of white man accused of killing 2 black menhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4520718fda34827bdbcbdf0df12fb65Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:39:59 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Law enforcement official: Copy of Adolf Hitler speech found at the home of white man accused of killing 2 black men.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4520718fda34827bdbcbdf0df12fb65States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5d6e932417c409eb09feaa65e1a4577Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:29:12 GMTAttorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5d6e932417c409eb09feaa65e1a4577UK ends training for Myanmar military over Rohingya crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d36c97a3ec044dcadc5292b379bcc71Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:12:39 GMTLONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain is suspending training support for Myanmar's military because of the treatment of the country's Rohingya minority.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d36c97a3ec044dcadc5292b379bcc71O'Reilly says his ouster was hit job and business decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d42696512aed4d61a1326f2328c23a24Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:11:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly said Tuesday that his firing from Fox News Channel in April was a "political hit job" and that his network's parent company made a business decision to get rid of him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d42696512aed4d61a1326f2328c23a24Feds: CitiFinancial to pay $907K for unlawfully seizing carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/153eac6f754d4824bfab83d8f1174111Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:52:13 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors say CitiFinancial Credit Co. will pay $907,000 to settle a complaint that it violated federal law by repossessing the vehicles of active military personnel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/153eac6f754d4824bfab83d8f1174111Trump's latest nickname: Rocket Manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d00b798ab9fe4fd398bdcb70a73c485bTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:29:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump, a good enemy deserves a good nickname.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d00b798ab9fe4fd398bdcb70a73c485bThe Latest: 3 arrested during Georgia Tech protest in jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c770a32f417d44b8b6207fe158310d26Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:24:12 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Georgia Tech student by campus police and ensuing violence (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c770a32f417d44b8b6207fe158310d26Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc79a0d84b1b413ba1726e4d5ddd4187Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:40:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former pro tennis star James Blake testified on Tuesday that a plainclothes police officer never identified himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him outside in 2015 outside his Manhattan hotel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc79a0d84b1b413ba1726e4d5ddd41873 people charged with inciting riot after Georgia Tech vigilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78cee228f2d74ad1abb59b5c598209b3Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:25:00 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Three people face charges after violent clashes with campus police at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78cee228f2d74ad1abb59b5c598209b3Czech zoo burns rhino horns, condemns auction in SAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/294f3f59d1624216836a2cbc5fad33e3Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:04:29 GMTDVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic (AP) — A Czech zoo burned some 33.5 kilograms (74 pounds) of rhino horns with an estimated black market value of more than $2 million on Tuesday in a protest against a controversial rhino horn auction in South Africa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/294f3f59d1624216836a2cbc5fad33e3Montana school bus crash kills 2 adults, injures 4 childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1cf0df438143269489d7c38d27b3e6Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:24:15 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus taking students on northeastern Montana field trip has collided head-on with a pickup truck in a crash that killed the bus driver and the pickup's driver.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1cf0df438143269489d7c38d27b3e6Senate confirms Trump pick for solicitor generalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c64798e179104c9c913dbd803b5321e8Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:06:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for solicitor general.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c64798e179104c9c913dbd803b5321e8French police evacuate migrants from makeshift forest camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5175d9e1b547aa949232b50a8096f4Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:45:49 GMTPARIS (AP) — French police encircled a makeshift camp in a forest near Dunkirk on Tuesday to force the evacuation of hundreds of migrants, regional officials and an aid group said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5175d9e1b547aa949232b50a8096f4Norway's massive wealth fund hits $1 trillion in valuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9787c369ec6240db9a1f37bde4945f76Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:09:34 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest of its kind, has hit a milestone value of $1 trillion, beating all expectations since its creation over 20 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9787c369ec6240db9a1f37bde4945f76The Latest: Official: Hitler speech found at suspect's homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9b2b9162444efebcbc84e57c6beb9dTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:45:57 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9b2b9162444efebcbc84e57c6beb9dCourt reinstates lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/788897c4b1cc4be38680ab3943d2ac4cTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:12:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone over the magazine's debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape was reinstated Tuesday by an appeals court in a manner that one judge says would allow any member of a school fraternity to join the lawsuit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/788897c4b1cc4be38680ab3943d2ac4cWhite man accused of killing 2 black men, firing on familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a8c087793b6461489291564c2fbebfeTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:36:47 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a8c087793b6461489291564c2fbebfeKenya's judges who nullified election face 'savage' threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1812df7b5a5042198b971f813c5b9970Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:36:00 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Attempts to intimidate Kenya's Supreme Court judges after they nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election have been "unlawful and savage in nature," the nation's judiciary said Tuesday, as ruling party supporters protested outside the court demanding the judges' removal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1812df7b5a5042198b971f813c5b9970The Latest: Trump lawyer's statement derailed Senate meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/922bc1236e31491db51ebb5d9126bc20Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:30:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the ongoing investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/922bc1236e31491db51ebb5d9126bc20The Latest: Corker says tentative agreement on debt figurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9243ba1caad344cfa70988e1035609f9Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:10:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Republican plan to overhaul U.S. taxes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9243ba1caad344cfa70988e1035609f9Alabama judge refuses to move man's trial from 'S-Town'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76dd460bce76416c88a132a73516a023Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:07:06 GMTCENTREVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A character from the hit podcast "S-Town" will stand trial on theft and other charges in the rural Alabama county that serves as the setting for the serialized narrative, a judge decided Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76dd460bce76416c88a132a73516a023Palestinian activist to be deported to Jordan from Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bb78b5d1eaa4967979fa35262caa5f7Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:07:16 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago Palestinian activist with a decades-old record of bombings in Jerusalem will be deported to Jordan on Tuesday, her spokesman said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bb78b5d1eaa4967979fa35262caa5f7Christie outlines $200M for opioids while waiting on Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a70eb829696404ca94648dfde6c9aa8Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:56:12 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As Gov. Chris Christie waits for President Donald Trump to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, he announced Tuesday that he'll spend another $200 million in New Jersey to set an example for how the crisis should be addressed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a70eb829696404ca94648dfde6c9aa8Hamas invites Abbas to resume control of Gazahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dae1cf047a94fc68f72d699a7b64f7eTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:39:56 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to send officials to Gaza to resume control of the coastal enclave seized by the Islamic militant group a decade ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dae1cf047a94fc68f72d699a7b64f7eMotorists trapped as suspicious object shuts main UK highwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5105bf7ba954c9994dbcac65b35b0eeTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:33:12 GMTLONDON (AP) — Hundreds of motorists were stuck for hours on one of Britain's main highways after it was closed Tuesday due to a "suspicious object."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5105bf7ba954c9994dbcac65b35b0eeKansas sanctions Missouri doctor over 13-year-old's abortionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27e3ac0bbc864eeabeb1e53d6ab78253Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:32:53 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has suspended a Missouri doctor's medical license for 90 days for failing to preserve a fetal tissue sample from a 13-year-old girl's abortion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27e3ac0bbc864eeabeb1e53d6ab78253The Latest: Big doctors' group against GOP repeal efforthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8d1f23968bb438bb748ef729ac18525Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:04:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8d1f23968bb438bb748ef729ac18525Suspect in 1992 slaying of teacher's aide held without bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0b4b5087bf24b1097fc23e700ca7982Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:53:09 GMTWESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A man charged with raping and killing a Massachusetts teacher's aide after abducting her from her night job at a card shop 25 years ago has been held without bail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0b4b5087bf24b1097fc23e700ca7982Former boxing champ dies in construction accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6634e849fb3d4049bd166349ff6c8d04Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:06:54 GMTCAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A former heavyweight boxing champ who was defeated by Larry Holmes has died in a construction accident in New Jersey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6634e849fb3d4049bd166349ff6c8d04Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16b2112f0acb4eedac1993576626d19bTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:08:02 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group launched one of their widest offensives yet Tuesday against Syrian pro-government forces, which responded with heavy airstrikes targeting hospitals and first responders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16b2112f0acb4eedac1993576626d19bThe Latest: Pelosi urges 'tweet storm' against 'Trumpcare'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa47fd8d2ef458ebe6853e6e3f63f5dTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:32:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa47fd8d2ef458ebe6853e6e3f63f5dLate Bob Wolff, a prolific voice, to receive Scully awardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6801b847af747c99d0cded1bd093475Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:12:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The late Bob Wolff, one of the most prolific and recognizable voices in sports, will be honored with the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting from Fordham University.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6801b847af747c99d0cded1bd093475Health benefit offers from small businesses keep vanishinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d37c34c105f547578c1cc8627cdd8137Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:41:11 GMTOnly half of America's smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers because many say steady cost hikes have made it too expensive to afford a benefit that nearly all large employers still provide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d37c34c105f547578c1cc8627cdd8137Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto Ricohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cbc5c398ab6487cb825ae4dbaf05f76Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:54:38 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island of Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation Tuesday as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cbc5c398ab6487cb825ae4dbaf05f76NY fire department lieutenant charged with selling heroinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9358ca31b1bd472b99515fda2c8e11ffTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:24:06 GMTHORSEHEADS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have charged a member of two fire departments in New York with selling heroin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9358ca31b1bd472b99515fda2c8e11ffThe Latest: Most internet service out to Dominicahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37165aa5929340bbbeba04a760fb4130Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:25:52 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A company that tracks the status of the internet around the world says most of Dominica's internet service appears to be down in the wake of Hurricane Maria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37165aa5929340bbbeba04a760fb4130Michigan doctor charged with genital mutilation wins releasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15868e08c84f4eb1a034f5857b3602a3Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:48:31 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilation on girls in a Muslim sect will be released from jail as she awaits trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15868e08c84f4eb1a034f5857b3602a3Egypt releases 24 Nubians arrested for protestinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8256f3b4ca5b412db82b47a6c45a3dcaTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:31:27 GMTCAIRO (AP) — A lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the release of 24 Nubians arrested for participating in a protest earlier this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8256f3b4ca5b412db82b47a6c45a3dcaThe Latest: First death attributed to Maria on Guadeloupehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27a29e38e03d448b9e35ad18d036a1f0Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:10:47 GMTMIAMI (AP) —http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27a29e38e03d448b9e35ad18d036a1f0A cup winner in soccer, Rio Ferdinand now eyes boxing beltshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d819e49ff8e346828b6b31681e94760fTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:01:37 GMTLONDON (AP) — When Rio Ferdinand hung up his boots two years ago, a career competing in sports appeared over.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d819e49ff8e346828b6b31681e94760fGOP donor launches super PAC to support Corker challengerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f23b4d1abe24229be7cf3eb159932bdTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:45:29 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A conservative Tennessee auto dealer is launching a super PAC to support Andy Ogles' bid for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Bob Corker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f23b4d1abe24229be7cf3eb159932bdAt UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45ae3fd6ce70428b83c48b067f66989aTue, 19 Sep 2017 17:04:32 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction'" of North Korea if the nation's "Rocket man" leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45ae3fd6ce70428b83c48b067f66989a