FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:10:35 -07:00Authorities say suspect in family killings owed victim moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74dfc2c9080645b58014bcded372de57Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:58:42 GMTA Southern California man charged with murder in the killing of his business associate and the associate's family owed $30,000 to the victim, who planned to fire him, authorities said in court records released Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74dfc2c9080645b58014bcded372de57New York City officials say major crime is down this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6772abb9f3944570bc4f18e709e89b54Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:58:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City is on pace this year for fewer than 100,000 reported major crimes for the first time in at least two decades, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6772abb9f3944570bc4f18e709e89b54Oregon judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c071aec13a49828747eff76b79dc01Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:49:08 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon judge has denied bail for the drummer of rock band Journey, saying his repeated attempts to contact a woman he's accused of raping show that he poses a threat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c071aec13a49828747eff76b79dc01California cities show biggest water savings yet in droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9c7ec1cb8ca4fa39819f3a60441b889Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:45:39 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's drought-stricken cities set a record for water conservation, reducing usage 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9c7ec1cb8ca4fa39819f3a60441b889Marlins' Jose Fernandez returns following 13-month layoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e31f045d97084634b7c62007de726941Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:07:13 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez says his long layoff was a life lesson, even if it was lousy for his career.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e31f045d97084634b7c62007de726941Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c14a6e531f944bd9af1981f8bd15799Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:03:59 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen says a robot has killed a contractor at one of its production plants in Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c14a6e531f944bd9af1981f8bd15799FACT CHECK: When Chris Christie tells it like it isn'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f609a7a46d408496897445c6f71047Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:18:18 GMTSANDOWN, N.H. (AP) — Chris Christie certainly tells it like he sees it. That's not to say he always tells it like it is.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f609a7a46d408496897445c6f71047The Latest: ECB maintains emergency funding for Greek bankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfe8d74d53ed47bdb4b2e260e1f1a4e5Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:46:16 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfe8d74d53ed47bdb4b2e260e1f1a4e5As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusualhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fcf04cfe1354102aba82a0b5e6d9e6bWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:47:17 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. John Taylor immediately recalled what happened 20 years ago when he learned his church was burning, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fcf04cfe1354102aba82a0b5e6d9e6bFigures on government spending and debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f09bc36a5a49474f9abea41fab3a6cfdWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:01:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f09bc36a5a49474f9abea41fab3a6cfdUS sues to block GE appliance business sale to Electroluxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbf83f015c4a4c87a7ec7161392b986eWed, 01 Jul 2015 21:07:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government is seeking to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric's appliance division, saying the combined company would dominate sales of ovens and other cooking-related kitchen appliances, especially to customers like home builders, property managers, hotels, and governments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbf83f015c4a4c87a7ec7161392b986eThe Latest: Centre Court evacuated because of fire alarmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d24f9ca10f34a62ba04f1d62667ede8Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:53:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d24f9ca10f34a62ba04f1d62667ede8Study: Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9792f088db354eb19ab5598fda208f9cWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:25:26 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — About a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a U.S. government report shows.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9792f088db354eb19ab5598fda208f9cMuslim Brotherhood calls for 'rebellion' against el-Sissi, says leaders in Egypt were murderedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/993b78c003a14b598bd31ba5c750d2adWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:55:34 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Muslim Brotherhood calls for 'rebellion' against el-Sissi, says leaders in Egypt were murdered.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/993b78c003a14b598bd31ba5c750d2adPolice find car loaded with explosives in Mexico border cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce060d4620884603b43e804c37e87bbfWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:21:37 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Police in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez say they have detained three men who were pushing a car laden with explosives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce060d4620884603b43e804c37e87bbfFamily sues after California frat pledge died on hazing hikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2380d6881374490a3a5ce271d5a89deWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:38:21 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a California college student who died during a grueling fraternity hazing hike is suing the organization and the school, saying the young man's death was senseless and easily preventable.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2380d6881374490a3a5ce271d5a89deWith no Blatter, Hayatou to present trophy at Women's WCuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8c3eb86cb604861adce28c0022798a4Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:22:16 GMTWith Sepp Blatter staying away, FIFA Senior Vice President and African soccer head Issa Hayatou will present the trophy at the Women's World Cup final in Canada, a senior official at Hayatou's Confederation of African Football said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8c3eb86cb604861adce28c0022798a4Confidential UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3a2335401994f9ba2e2447d85025d99Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:28:58 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Iran has met a key commitment under a preliminary nuclear deal setting up the current talks on a final agreement, leaving it with several tons less of the material it could use to make weapons, according to a U.N. report issued Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3a2335401994f9ba2e2447d85025d99Smoak hits 2 homers, Jays rout Red Sox 11-2 on Canada Dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d06f53803de143d4904e9c5ac0a276f7Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:54:24 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Justin Smoak homered from both sides of the plate, Mark Buehrle won his fourth straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 11-2 on Wednesday, ending Boston's winning streak at three.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d06f53803de143d4904e9c5ac0a276f7WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed283bc1d90b4168adcc7888386fc709Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:12:39 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed283bc1d90b4168adcc7888386fc709Golf organizations distance themselves from Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b5b571752af465fb29ef4e15aa7d627Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:37:37 GMTDonald Trump says the golf industry supports him because "they know I'm right." Four leading golf organizations said he's wrong.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b5b571752af465fb29ef4e15aa7d627Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b3d1229948c4b2a91aa67e7811bad19Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:51:59 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b3d1229948c4b2a91aa67e7811bad19Pioneering 16-year-old breaking baseball barriers for womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc8a346498ca4e50b95431b5015a2b75Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:20:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc8a346498ca4e50b95431b5015a2b75Review: Gadgets for the beach and getting you therehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb6842a295c744f0bbda74bb3a0ffa3eWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:12:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb6842a295c744f0bbda74bb3a0ffa3eMaryland governor says he's 'doing great' on day 5 of chemohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2fa5140b7cf4f1b8a1cd385cc59d3cfWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:57:30 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is on his fifth day of chemotherapy, but he says he's "doing great" and getting things done from the hospital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2fa5140b7cf4f1b8a1cd385cc59d3cfMaine crews use drone to rescue 2 boys from raging riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c70bed0b6d94879ba33e8d98d06984cWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:47:00 GMTMECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine used a drone to help deliver a life jacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a raging river before bringing him and another boy to safety.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c70bed0b6d94879ba33e8d98d06984cTop selling cars and trucks in the US in Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9aff306b84d34db18243c5a2b1be3db1Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:46:32 GMTAutomakers released June U.S. sales figures Wednesday. These are the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from June 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9aff306b84d34db18243c5a2b1be3db1Overcoming hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc421c551714b2b82d66e9cecf0e1a6Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:57:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc421c551714b2b82d66e9cecf0e1a6Study offers clue to link between swine flu shot, narcolepsyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0e626fd492c4525b22b7a3a8a20748bWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:43:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect — the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0e626fd492c4525b22b7a3a8a20748bMan bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b86527b40d4a494eb7b02dd9447ade01Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:36:51 GMTOCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh attack in the state's coastal waters in less than three weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b86527b40d4a494eb7b02dd9447ade01Confederate emblems 'treason,' says head of rights grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1354a2b7cc54de1aaefcf4e70a52cacWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:46:19 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The national president of a civil-rights group says Confederate symbols represent "treason" and should be removed from public objects, including the Mississippi state flag.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1354a2b7cc54de1aaefcf4e70a52cacThe Latest: Egypt: 9 killed in raid were militant fugitiveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d1f2c9036004f2e8f936da0b901c675Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:05:55 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The latest news on the coordinated militant attacks in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula that killed 64 soldiers (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d1f2c9036004f2e8f936da0b901c675Ex-NFL player pleads guilty in hit-and-run, gets probationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6730f057a324b688d57d27afb2e98fbWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:39:40 GMTWRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people and will serve a year of probation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6730f057a324b688d57d27afb2e98fbEx-Illinois women's basketball players sue school, coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8cc8c7042794bef86f4bca251edac5eWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:45:44 GMTURBANA, Ill. (AP) — The top administrator at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus says the school takes seriously allegations such as those raised in a lawsuit by seven former women's basketball players.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8cc8c7042794bef86f4bca251edac5eBurundi: 6 die in clashes between police and protestershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87a21e40804bf99e83fa3197154878Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:08:29 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Six people have been killed as protesters clashed with security forces in a neighborhood southeast of the capital, Bujumbura, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87a21e40804bf99e83fa3197154878Grain mostly lower and livestock higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e524c2f515da4f819e39941f2256e2feWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:44:08 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e524c2f515da4f819e39941f2256e2feUS stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3f378027554ac19835239451c88db0Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:11:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing higher as investors hope that a deal can be struck on Greece's debt issues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3f378027554ac19835239451c88db0The Latest: Greek minister: Bailout deal possible after votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85c8ca1dc8a54ed5bbc916e4c7874c5cWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:56:21 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85c8ca1dc8a54ed5bbc916e4c7874c5cNew warden, security measures after New York prison escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e62cffd6c4b04add85107e9b908cd6d9Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:48:22 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named to run the maximum-security prison in New York where two killers escaped. He'll oversee a range of new security measures that close gaps exploited by the inmates during their breakout.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e62cffd6c4b04add85107e9b908cd6d9CEOs of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big raiseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8b33664b12e438fb9af6f10399ee9a4Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:58:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8b33664b12e438fb9af6f10399ee9a4Boy chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ab94fd9f034485bd1968977306fad8Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:07:59 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Handcuffed and shackled to a block of steel, the young boy would brace himself when he heard footsteps outside his bedroom door. He knew that once the grown-ups entered, the abuse would begin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ab94fd9f034485bd1968977306fad8University takes new steps to comply with Iranian sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e432790e8f94d26a01b3e0926a965d0Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:59:26 GMTAMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts university says it will continue to admit Iranian nationals but is taking new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e432790e8f94d26a01b3e0926a965d0Emails show top officials aware of Clinton's private addresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97764999e2344fbcb3f45a1f7c7cdd7aWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:25:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence released by the State Department late Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97764999e2344fbcb3f45a1f7c7cdd7aThe Latest: 5-time champion Venus Williams reaches 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71c70bc5785b49fa9148ef93f716b014Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:51:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71c70bc5785b49fa9148ef93f716b014Milwaukee County bus drivers strike, scrambling commutehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7223b3e120f84d449985a78b676c43b0Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:59:45 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Hundreds of Milwaukee County union bus drivers went on strike early Wednesday, leaving tens of thousands of commuters scrambling to make alternative plans to get to work and elsewhere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7223b3e120f84d449985a78b676c43b0Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding licensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83e83575ef6240a891632e4932513f3bWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:49:07 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83e83575ef6240a891632e4932513f3bFormer GOP US Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoids jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e4b8db00cd4d14813b32d244dcf4efWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:14:47 GMTPIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth on Wednesday was sentenced to three years of probation, avoiding any jail time for election law violations during her unsuccessful primary campaign in 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e4b8db00cd4d14813b32d244dcf4efObama: 'Feeling pretty good' about health carehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bcc85371bcd4aad8d3b77a344b37fddWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:59:01 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make it work even better.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bcc85371bcd4aad8d3b77a344b37fddThousands gather in Portland as Oregon eases into legal weedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0036e10c388441aaf92332e5a98c322Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:01:17 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon began easing into an era of legal marijuana Wednesday after an early morning pot celebration at the center of Portland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0036e10c388441aaf92332e5a98c322Argentina recalls its financial crisis, advises Greecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90514131e29b45b3a83743193f028a82Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:33:01 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As Argentines closely watch the financial turmoil in Greece recalling their own worst crisis 14 years ago, the architect of the South American country's recovery has a message for the European nation: renegotiate your debt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90514131e29b45b3a83743193f028a82