FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2015 09:58:35 -07:00NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for president, 02 Sep 2015 16:14:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. wants to guide your news consumption with News app, 02 Sep 2015 16:10:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Apple wants to be a central part of how you consume news. kill 2 Yemeni Red Cross workers in rebel-held area, 02 Sep 2015 16:37:26 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Gunmen shot dead two Yemenis working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday as they were traveling from the northern Saada province to the capital, Sanaa, the group said. says deal reached on increasing flow of supplies to Yemen, 02 Sep 2015 16:30:20 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it has reached agreement with Yemen's government and a Saudi-led military coalition on increasing the flow of badly needed goods like food and fuel to Yemen. man jailed in toddler stepson's fatal shooting, 02 Sep 2015 16:34:25 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A man jailed in the fatal shooting of his 22-month-old stepson gave differing accounts of how the death occurred, police said in court papers. denies motion to dismiss charges against 6 police officers in death of black man, 02 Sep 2015 15:39:48 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Judge denies motion to dismiss charges against 6 police officers in death of black man. on US Open: Madison Keys makes 3rd round for 1st time, 02 Sep 2015 16:37:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): No visitation rights for woman after same-sex divorce, 02 Sep 2015 16:17:17 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appeals court has ruled that a lesbian woman has no right to visitation or custody of a child whom the woman's former partner gave birth to before the couple married. gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes, 02 Sep 2015 16:14:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel. What are the signs of a 'bear market' for stocks, 02 Sep 2015 16:26:35 GMTThe stock market's sharp downturn in recent weeks has pulled the three major U.S. stock indexes into what is known as a "correction." But when does a market correction effectively end a bull market and usher in a full-blown bear market?, Bush and Biden among Stephen Colbert's first guests, 02 Sep 2015 16:35:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly nine months after exiting Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert returns Tuesday as host of CBS' "The Late Show," airing nightly at 11:35 p.m. EDT. bank earnings rose 7.3 percent in 1st quarter, 02 Sep 2015 16:09:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis. police officer 'justified' in overpass shooting, 02 Sep 2015 16:24:19 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report has cleared an officer of wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man who pulled out a pellet gun that the officer says he mistook for a handgun. still closed, about 3,000 powerless after Phoenix storm, 02 Sep 2015 15:44:08 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A few thousand people still don't have electricity and the Phoenix Zoo is closed for a second day after a monsoon storm knocked down power poles and trees. Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes, 02 Sep 2015 16:36:41 GMTDENVER (AP) — More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes had told his psychiatrist that he wanted to kill people to make up for his failure in science. survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies, 02 Sep 2015 16:43:54 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said. news in brief, 02 Sep 2015 16:10:20 GMTFederal hearing set in clerk's marriage case Rep. Michael McCaul writing book on homeland security, 02 Sep 2015 16:42:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal. reviewing high school team's use of tiger cub mascot, 02 Sep 2015 16:25:25 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The tiger cub being used to continue a high school football team's live-mascot tradition this season stays at an out-of-state facility, meaning it doesn't quite fit under the exemption created for it when Ohio tightened rules on possession of dangerous animals, the state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday. protests resume in Burundi, 02 Sep 2015 16:05:16 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Anti-government protesters have resumed in some neighborhoods in Burundi's capital after residents accused the police of harassment. Carolina officer fired, accused in off-duty shooting, 02 Sep 2015 15:34:18 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina police officer has been fired after officials say he was involved in an off-duty shooting incident. Latest: Broader hunt for suspects in officer's death, 02 Sep 2015 16:13:05 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local): of thefts, man buys gun and shoots burglar hours later, 02 Sep 2015 16:26:43 GMTROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — After five burglaries in six years, a retired Maine lobsterman bought a gun to defend himself and ended up shooting an intruder hours later. Officer's takedown unfortunate, but not criminal, 02 Sep 2015 16:39:22 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a police officer accused of excessive force when he took down an Indian man say the encounter was an unfortunate escalation of tactics, but not criminal. Judiciary panel sets first Planned Parenthood hearing, 02 Sep 2015 16:20:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will hold Congress' first hearing on the Planned Parenthood videos next Wednesday. And the title they're using leaves little doubt about where majority Republicans stand on the issue. hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black man, 02 Sep 2015 16:47:58 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers facing criminal charges in connection with the death of a black man seriously injured in their custody. He also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case. Latest: Judge refuses to drop charges in Baltimore, 02 Sep 2015 16:16:07 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spine injury in custody (all times local): for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death widens, 02 Sep 2015 16:30:43 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officials broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects in the fatal shooting of a popular veteran police officer in a small northern Illinois community after a methodical house-to-house search turned up nothing. Latest: Brothers file lawsuit, say civil rights violated, 02 Sep 2015 16:19:50 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest on two brothers wrongly convicted in North Carolina three decades ago in the killing of an 11-year-old girl (all times local): of teen killed by police petitions state's high court, 02 Sep 2015 16:15:09 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a South Carolina teen killed by police during an apparent drug bust wants the state's highest court to get involved in the case and remove the local prosecutor. built for Pope Francis for his Mass in NYC is unveiled, 02 Sep 2015 16:46:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Archdiocese of New York has unveiled the large wooden armchair that's been built for Pope Francis when he celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden. News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her name, 02 Sep 2015 16:04:42 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance. Latest: Exonerated man says clearing name most important, 02 Sep 2015 16:00:57 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest on two brothers wrongly convicted in North Carolina three decades ago in the killing of an 11-year-old girl (all times local): man handed life sentence in machete killing, 02 Sep 2015 15:47:42 GMTSTILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A northern Oklahoma man accused of nearly beheading a 19-year-old friend with a machete has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Corp confirms return of Rebekah Brooks in top role, 02 Sep 2015 16:18:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — News Corp, Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is returning to the top spot in London more than a year after she was acquitted of charges in a hacking scandal that shocked the U.K. interior minister warns trash crisis protesters, 02 Sep 2015 15:31:14 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's interior minister warned protesters Wednesday against staging sit-ins or attacks targeting state institutions, saying such actions will no longer be tolerated. Latest: Judge refuses to remove Baltimore prosecutor, 02 Sep 2015 16:49:59 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local): official: Woman tried to grab girl from stroller on train, 02 Sep 2015 15:52:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington transit official says a woman tried to grab a 2-year-old girl who was strapped into her stroller while riding a train with her mother, but another passenger tackled her. Egg group scrambled over eggless mayo maker, 02 Sep 2015 16:22:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A California company that makes an eggless mayonnaise alternative has the U.S. egg industry scrambling. of 'Angola Three' inmate is argued before appeals court, 02 Sep 2015 15:55:57 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana attorneys asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block the release of longtime inmate Albert Woodfox and allow prosecutors to try him a third time in the 1972 death of a prison guard, but Woodfox's lawyer said a fair trial would be impossible due to the passage of time and the death of critical witnesses.., Stephen Colbert debuts Tuesday hosting 'Late Show', 02 Sep 2015 16:29:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is about to turn a corner in his career: onto Broadway at 54th Street. Tulsa sheriff failed to act on deputy criticism, 02 Sep 2015 15:44:28 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff's corporal says the leader of the agency should have taken action after an internal memo raised questions about the training and workplace behavior of a volunteer deputy who later fatally shot an unarmed man. to stop detaining Syrian migrants heading for Germany, 02 Sep 2015 15:36:40 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic says it is stopping the practice of detaining Syrian migrants who have applied for asylum in Hungary. offers $10 million in grants for railroad crossing fixes, 02 Sep 2015 15:59:42 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in response to a recent surge in flammable fuel shipments. says 'Concussion' wasn't softened to placate NFL, 02 Sep 2015 16:04:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures is insisting that the Will Smith film "Concussion" was not "softened" to placate the NFL. offers flag exchange: Confederate for American, 02 Sep 2015 16:20:52 GMTDARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Darlington Raceway will give out American flags to those who want to turn in a Confederate flag, continuing an initiative that began in Daytona soon after nine people were killed at a church in Charleston. convicted brothers each get $750K payout, 02 Sep 2015 16:05:35 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers were awarded $750,000 each in compensation Wednesday for the three decades they were wrongfully imprisoned in the killing of an 11-year-old girl. markets recover a day after big plunge, 02 Sep 2015 16:20:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in midday trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China. Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters, 02 Sep 2015 16:49:49 GMTOLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone after his closest friend, who was going to join him, died shortly before their date of departure from the United States. DC, Virginia's Middleburg offers wine country getaway, 02 Sep 2015 16:34:25 GMTMIDDLEBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia is home to more than 250 wineries, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. The state's Middleburg area, in Loudoun County, has two dozen wineries alone, and it's so close to Washington that it calls itself "DC's Wine Country." Middleburg is about an hour's drive from Washington, D.C., or about 24 miles (39 kilometers) from Washington Dulles International Airport— perfect for a day trip or long weekend. Just in time for fall, October is Virginia Wine Month with special events to take in autumn foliage and milder weather.