FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Jul 2015 01:28:47 -07:00For No Boston Olympics, time to celebrate, then 'go away', 28 Jul 2015 07:24:55 GMTBOSTON (AP) — On Boston's last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to crumble. launches Windows 10: Here's what that means, 28 Jul 2015 07:12:32 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online. theater shooter's sister says she still loves him, 28 Jul 2015 08:09:34 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, she no longer saw the loving brother who protected her when they were growing up. military takes over contested West Bank complex, 28 Jul 2015 07:29:45 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says troops have moved into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition. to wrap Africa trip with speech to African Union, 28 Jul 2015 07:23:23 GMTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama is closing out a historic return to the land of his father's birth with a speech to the African Union. company BP slides to loss in 2nd quarter, 28 Jul 2015 08:10:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — BP reported a second-quarter loss Tuesday after the London-based oil company set aside another $10.8 billion to cover the cost of the Deepwater Horizon accident. camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: training to fight IS, 28 Jul 2015 06:50:32 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group. shuts down Iran-Turkey natural gas pipeline, 28 Jul 2015 06:29:59 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's energy minister says an explosion on a natural gas pipeline between Iran and Turkey caused a large fire and shut down the flow of gas. Body believed to be missing California girl found, 28 Jul 2015 05:41:57 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A body believed to be a missing 8-year-old girl was found Monday inside a dumpster at a complex in Northern California where she was last seen riding her scooter and a 15-year-old boy has been detained in the case, police said. source: Rockies trade Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays, 28 Jul 2015 06:53:59 GMTDENVER (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation confirms the Colorado Rockies have traded slugger Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects in a stunning swap of star shortstops. source: Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays, 28 Jul 2015 08:17:51 GMTDENVER (AP) — After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. source confirms Rockies have traded Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays in deal for Jose Reyes, 28 Jul 2015 06:43:38 GMTDENVER (AP) — AP source confirms Rockies have traded Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays in deal for Jose Reyes. independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes, 28 Jul 2015 07:27:16 GMTSAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: Training to fight IS, 28 Jul 2015 07:07:23 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.'The Book of Mormon' satirical musical finally in Utah, 28 Jul 2015 07:48:16 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters. drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate, 28 Jul 2015 06:10:21 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel. of wildfires in California up, but damage is smaller, 28 Jul 2015 07:34:53 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California has seen more wildfires so far this year, but the acreage burned is smaller thanks to favorable weather and more firefighters who can quickly be dispatched to corral flames, fire officials say. Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders, 28 Jul 2015 05:44:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons. author Ann Rule dies at age 83, 28 Jul 2015 07:30:21 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — True-crime writer Ann Rule signed a contract to write a book about an unknown Seattle serial killer six months before he was identified as her co-worker Ted Bundy, who shared the night shift at Seattle's Crisis Clinic. still interested in playing for national team, 28 Jul 2015 07:51:44 GMTDENVER (AP) — A quick heads up to Jurgen Klinsmann: Should you ever need DaMarcus Beasley for national team duty again, just call. The veteran of four World Cups will always listen. sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half, 28 Jul 2015 06:20:24 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies. PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandal, 28 Jul 2015 07:46:28 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics. highway extension may be way out for Congress, 28 Jul 2015 07:23:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are weighing a three-month highway funding extension that could offer Congress a way out of an impasse days ahead of a crucial deadline. Report shows Sandra Bland may have used pot in jail, 28 Jul 2015 05:58:17 GMTHEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said. urges US to come up with another bid city for 2024 Games, 28 Jul 2015 06:01:13 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — With Boston no longer in contention, IOC President Thomas Bach urged U.S. Olympic leaders on Tuesday to pick "the most appropriate city" as a substitute candidate for the 2024 Games. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly, according to several IOC board members. Q2 profits hit by lower oil prices, higher costs, 28 Jul 2015 07:31:41 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian energy company Statoil says it was hit by lower oil prices, increased depreciation and higher drilling costs in the second quarter, causing net profit to fall 16 percent to 10.1 billion kroner ($1.2 billion). OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrive, 28 Jul 2015 08:08:00 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote, 28 Jul 2015 07:20:06 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced some tough questions Tuesday about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games — namely about air pollution and a lack of snow. PM axes deputy, sacks attorney general in purge of critics amid fund scandal, 28 Jul 2015 06:15:53 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian PM axes deputy, sacks attorney general in purge of critics amid fund scandal. homers to back Heston as Giants win again, 4-2, 28 Jul 2015 05:19:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer to help rookie Chris Heston win his fifth consecutive decision, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday night for their sixth straight victory. stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong rebounds, 28 Jul 2015 05:09:46 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Shanghai stocks were volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other Asian markets also flitted between gains and losses. secretaries on Capitol Hill again to sell Iran deal, 28 Jul 2015 07:25:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's vigorous effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress continues — this time in the House where three Cabinet secretaries will face tough questioning on Tuesday from skeptical Democrats and Republicans. things to know about the fight over the Export-Import Bank, 28 Jul 2015 07:11:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Export-Import Bank expired June 30 when Congress failed to renew its charter. The bank is a small federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas, by underwriting loans to foreign customers. Conservatives oppose it as corporate welfare and are pushing for it to stay dead. But late Monday the Senate voted 64-29 to add legislation reviving the bank to a sweeping highway bill being considered on the floor. of Lords member resigns after tabloid exposure, 28 Jul 2015 07:44:54 GMTLONDON (AP) — A member of the House of Lords has resigned from the chamber and apologized after he was filmed in an alleged cocaine-and-sex session with prostitutes. believed to be missing California girl found, 28 Jul 2015 07:12:10 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The search for a missing 8-year-old girl came to a tragic end after police found a body inside a dumpster at a complex in Northern California where she was last seen riding her scooter. A teenage boy, who also lives in the complex, was arrested in the case. narcotics officers sue city officials for defamation, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:07 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five former members of a Philadelphia narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges have sued the district attorney, the mayor and the police commissioner. exciting GOP... and dangling prospect of 3rd party bid, 28 Jul 2015 07:13:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The prospect that Donald Trump might eventually leave the Republican primaries and run for president as an independent has started to cast a shadow on the race. of brilliant bronze works on display at Getty Museum, 28 Jul 2015 07:54:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — It's almost as if the dozens of exquisitely detailed, often perfectly intact bronze sculptures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum disappeared into an ancient witness-protection program — and decided to stay there for thousands of years.'10 people on Twitter' exult in demise of Boston Olympics, 28 Jul 2015 06:15:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh drew plenty of flak, and spawned a trending hashtag, by dismissing the opposition to the city's doomed bid for the 2024 Olympics as "10 people on Twitter." officials examine probable cause of spaceship crash, 28 Jul 2015 07:25:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is considering what caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test flight 10 months ago, killing the co-pilot and seriously injuring the pilot. employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in court, 28 Jul 2015 05:27:43 GMTPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court.'s HR in 9th lifts Cubs to 9-8 win over Rockies, 28 Jul 2015 06:08:46 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — After coming close to hitting a home run the previous few games, Kris Bryant believed he was due to get one to go out. remains blacklisted by US for human trafficking, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:23 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery. de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmates, 28 Jul 2015 05:57:03 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek implants to enhance her feminine looks, and was saving up for a sex change operation. say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in case, 28 Jul 2015 05:08:24 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in case. Post reporter's lawyer in Iran asks for his release, 28 Jul 2015 08:10:41 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian news agency is quoting the lawyer of a detained Washington Post reporter as saying her client should be freed in the wake of the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers. killed by escort possibly linked to missing women, 28 Jul 2015 07:03:39 GMTCHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) — A man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide, authorities said. things to consider as Trump dangles 3rd party prospect, 28 Jul 2015 07:24:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A lot of Republicans would like Donald Trump to go away. But not too far. homers, scores winning run in Arizona's 4-3 win, 28 Jul 2015 05:47:54 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit his 22nd homer of the season in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th on Jake Lamb's sacrifice fly as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Monday night.'The Book of Musical' satirical musical finally in Utah, 28 Jul 2015 07:43:34 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters.