FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:31:54 -08:00Canadian Pacific wants vote on Norfolk Southern dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c71bf5c6e04dac9f950a50c1471816Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:17:52 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Canadian Pacific plans to ask Norfolk Southern shareholders whether they want the two railroads to pursue a merger.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c71bf5c6e04dac9f950a50c1471816Skip Schumaker and Padres agree to minor league contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b067d7269d324b8e8f1b877548a6b0fcTue, 09 Feb 2016 19:56:10 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Skip Schumaker has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres and will be invited to big league spring training.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b067d7269d324b8e8f1b877548a6b0fcRed Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce songhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a871c5e713bc4cfba65bf39c7e986e47Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:38:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a871c5e713bc4cfba65bf39c7e986e47Toyota recalls Scion FR-S to fix ignition key problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99c79981916041c9a9d714b6c9002588Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:05:21 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand is recalling about 28,000 FR-S sports cars in North America because drivers can take the keys out of the ignition without the car being in park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99c79981916041c9a9d714b6c9002588Iraqi government says it fully recaptured Ramadi from IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ebafdd898244db99c77d0ebe908d79Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:15:00 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi government forces have regained full control of Ramadi after pushing Islamic State group fighters out of the city's outskirts, according to Iraqi security forces and the U.S.-led coalition. The announcement, more than a month after Ramadi was first declared liberated in December, underscores the slow nature of Iraqi ground operations despite heavy backing from U.S.-led coalition airstrikes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ebafdd898244db99c77d0ebe908d79NFL owner buys historic Waggoner Ranch, largest in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92de284950dd4c74a2b4a7cf00b737efTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:04:53 GMTVERNON, Texas (AP) — A billionaire NFL owner has purchased a Texas mega-ranch that has been operated by one family for nearly a century.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92de284950dd4c74a2b4a7cf00b737efYearly one-night homeless count draws criticism, defendershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b09144e4860b4bc48a56231f8a58e1bbTue, 09 Feb 2016 19:30:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of homeless people sleeping on the streets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b09144e4860b4bc48a56231f8a58e1bbTrump aims for victory in NH after Iowa disappointmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804c4502fca542ce9b5bd8d8a63caaffTue, 09 Feb 2016 19:19:32 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump, under pressure to score his first electoral win, set his hopes on New Hampshire Tuesday as voters began flooding polling stations across the state in the nation's first primary. His rivals placed high hopes in a strong second-place finish, looking to break out from the pack and ensure the survival of their campaigns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804c4502fca542ce9b5bd8d8a63caaffBrowns deny lying about Johnny Manziel's concussionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57a845462d22497e931465bb5b2efd5eTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:23:53 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns say Johnny Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion late in the season by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report they lied about the injury to cover up the troubled quarterback showing up intoxicated for practice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57a845462d22497e931465bb5b2efd5eParis secures sponsors; presents logo for 2024 Olympic bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f356d20a331e4a2abb1d33df84527f16Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:27:11 GMTPARIS (AP) — Paris ramped up its bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, securing about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in four sponsorship deals and presenting its Eiffel Tower-shaped logo in a ceremony on the Champs Elysees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f356d20a331e4a2abb1d33df84527f16Obama seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' techhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8878623c05e44a59e877b7b744f22c4Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:42:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is relying on archaic computers systems to protect reams of critical data from cyberattacks, President Barack Obama warned Tuesday as he announced a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8878623c05e44a59e877b7b744f22c4Arizona bill aims to give state the right to refuse refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd45eab4a5cb4843aa112e86e74717b8Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:40:52 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Legislation being proposed by an Arizona House Republican would allow the state to refuse to help resettle refugees if it can't ensure they have been properly screened and vetted for terrorism risks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd45eab4a5cb4843aa112e86e74717b8Ex-exec of Haslam-owned chain pleads not guilty to fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64e4311ea08e45f0aa0f455092350d1aTue, 09 Feb 2016 19:27:50 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former president of the truck stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to participating in a conspiracy to defraud customers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64e4311ea08e45f0aa0f455092350d1aThe Latest: Michigan AG wants to broaden open-records lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7560be4ced5b4afd84208ecece8c86f2Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:21:55 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — The latest on developments in the lead contamination of Flint's water (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7560be4ced5b4afd84208ecece8c86f2Prosecutor: 'Serial' questions don't make Syed innocenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6217930eebc845ee92fbcff17aa54dc4Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:25:30 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — An alibi witness who was never called, cell phone data that was misrepresented and other legal failures justify a new trial for Adnan Syed, his defense lawyer argued Tuesday, closing an unusual hearing prompted by a popular podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6217930eebc845ee92fbcff17aa54dc4Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d779af4ba8ca48aba1b61668963b36c5Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:15:13 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf warned lawmakers on Tuesday that Pennsylvania's finances are a ticking time bomb amid a record-long budget gridlock, as he sent them a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the year that began back in July.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d779af4ba8ca48aba1b61668963b36c5Md. legislature overrides veto on felon votinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba252a196828462d939f335b1bf12dfcTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:13:20 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly on Tuesday overrode Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill with the help of a lawmaker who was allowed to vote twice: once as a member of the House and again as a senator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba252a196828462d939f335b1bf12dfcOfficer injured in shootout with marathon bombers to retirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e001cf79ee3d4a68a8c879e7d1f6ea83Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:04:42 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A transit police officer who was shot and critically injured during a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers is retiring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e001cf79ee3d4a68a8c879e7d1f6ea83AP source: Latos agrees to $3M, 1-year deal with White Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ee00a9fae3544f6bd14d20bdcc461bbTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:21:27 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Mat Latos has agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, giving manager Robin Ventura another option for the back end of his rotation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ee00a9fae3544f6bd14d20bdcc461bbSenators get Phaneuf from Maple Leafs in 9-player tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c841d02e87684c9bb4e5252b5d33c392Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:23:09 GMTGeneral manager Lou Lamoriello plans to exhaust the alphabet from A to Z to improve the Toronto Maple Leafs. His latest move was trading the man who has worn the "C'' on his chest for the past six seasons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c841d02e87684c9bb4e5252b5d33c392In Tech: Google ads, Verizon video, domain leadershiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d721a45e274b4922a408448d83e4ba04Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:07:39 GMTGoogle is helping to promote the fight against extremism through its own digital advertising network.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d721a45e274b4922a408448d83e4ba044 arrested after driver shot in car on Los Angeles streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69634a08aa744861afecdcbc55b442abTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:02:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was found shot to death early Tuesday inside a bullet-riddled car at a Los Angeles intersection, and four suspected gang members were later arrested after a police pursuit on two freeways, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69634a08aa744861afecdcbc55b442abAdnan Syed prosecutor rejects podcast, saying 'He did it.'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec887f2f7de0464ea6e18d31137a5e77Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:15:18 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — An alibi witness who was never called, cell phone data that was misrepresented and other legal failures justify a new trial for Adnan Syed, his defense lawyer argued Tuesday, closing an unusual hearing prompted by a popular podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec887f2f7de0464ea6e18d31137a5e77Juvenile justice commissioner relieved of duties amid probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6565ab8aa1b2411885ff0d60665cdf90Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:06:38 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's juvenile justice commissioner was relieved of his duties amid an investigation into a teenager's death at a detention center, which reportedly occurred hours after she was restrained through a martial arts hold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6565ab8aa1b2411885ff0d60665cdf90Former Tyco CEO named board chairman of ex-prisoners grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/624d1121edf54965837439d5e1bcc31fTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:28:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former business titan convicted more than a decade ago in a notorious corporate fraud case that featured headline-grabbing tales of excessive spending is now board chairman of a New York City nonprofit that helps ex-prisoners re-enter society, the group announced Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/624d1121edf54965837439d5e1bcc31fSC sues Energy Dept over unfinished nuclear fuel projecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aed6a53ce07d4cad9153d289bad8a550Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:07:27 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has again sued the federal government over an unfinished project to convert nuclear weapons components into reactor fuel, saying in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the administration has acted unconstitutionally in failing to complete the mixed-oxide facility by a Jan. 1 deadline.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aed6a53ce07d4cad9153d289bad8a550Missouri's longest-serving sheriff pleads guilty to stealinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50f9785f138f47158ecc453333cfd887Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:23:43 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The career of Missouri's longest-serving sheriff has come to an abrupt end after he pleaded guilty to stealing reimbursement checks for his own use.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50f9785f138f47158ecc453333cfd887Viacom CEO defends self in testy exchange on 1Q resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee24e2c985e24abeab72c6e1bac222bbTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:01:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exchange with analysts during a quarterly earnings conference call after the media company behind MTV and Paramount Pictures missed revenue expectations for the fifth quarter in a row.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee24e2c985e24abeab72c6e1bac222bbJozy Altidore determined to avoid injury in a big year aheadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f3db8cde2424ce5949906cb08b6e5b9Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:56:28 GMTCARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jozy Altidore feels he has watched far too many of the United States' biggest games from the sidelines over the past nine years, so he decided to do something about it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f3db8cde2424ce5949906cb08b6e5b9A look at Obama's final budget proposalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a763c0d4170f4ba7a17921f8d76b3b19Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:43:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here's a look at each agency and department:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a763c0d4170f4ba7a17921f8d76b3b19IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef923a1b1fc342b39838880f3c4e0310Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:30:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef923a1b1fc342b39838880f3c4e0310US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f94ca50075d94bbcbe9e746b52a04750Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:54:26 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Mosul Dam has long been branded the world's most dangerous dam, at risk of collapsing and sending water crashing over millions of people. That prospect is even greater than was previously believed after the Islamic State group captured the dam briefly in 2014, according to a new report by U.S. Army engineers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f94ca50075d94bbcbe9e746b52a04750Clinton trying to prevent a big Sanders victory in NHhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded766ae9106407692edca7a2e7e9f11Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:15:59 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton braced for a potential loss in New Hampshire, the site of her 2008 comeback, seeking to deny rival Bernie Sanders a big victory in the nation's first presidential primary and a springboard into a competitive primary campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded766ae9106407692edca7a2e7e9f11Texas couple charged with forcing nanny to work for no payhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb82de7151e94950af7f57cdc3cc2360Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:58:53 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area couple is accused of forcing a Nigerian woman to care for their five children and home without pay during a two-year period in which she was physically and verbally abused, made to work nearly 20 hours a day and told to sleep on the floor, federal authorities say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb82de7151e94950af7f57cdc3cc2360NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners valuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ce813b4e7c4ff5bc41c58da938e02bTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:17:22 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul to its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ce813b4e7c4ff5bc41c58da938e02bAP PHOTOS: New Hampshire votes in nation's first primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e7025193364324b269e8aeef386cf3Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:33:52 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — From buses and billboards to boisterous rallies and intimate conservations, months of campaigning across New Hampshire culminated Tuesday as voters streamed into polling stations across the state to choose their favorite among a cast of White House hopefuls.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e7025193364324b269e8aeef386cf3Iowa high court to consider state's ban on voting by felonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/930bec57c4ec412f9e5f1df7f5356b0dTue, 09 Feb 2016 19:28:01 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a major voting rights case, the Iowa Supreme Court will consider whether to relax the state's lifetime ban on voting by convicted felons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/930bec57c4ec412f9e5f1df7f5356b0dEnergy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9578a37dd14a4567a9a4b9a1e446b9e8Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:58:56 GMTGasoline under $2 a gallon? For a whole year?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9578a37dd14a4567a9a4b9a1e446b9e8Agencies contend Facebook is breaching French privacy lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acaec64452d84409a488f3a7e4d115baTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:02:42 GMTPARIS (AP) — Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users there without their knowledge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acaec64452d84409a488f3a7e4d115baIllinois bill would criminalize filming fights to put onlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa79187d92fd486fb18aeac0533ca82dTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:08:14 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The video posted on Facebook showed a 12-year-old on the ground while another boy tried to stomp him, with classmates standing by, circling the two and recording the fight on their phones.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa79187d92fd486fb18aeac0533ca82dNorway investigates child abuse at asylum-seekers' centershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e481b4833b394c63a4517aadb5b8c6d9Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:21:22 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian police said Tuesday that they are investigating several cases of sex offenders allegedly abusing children at asylum-seekers' reception centers in the country. Swedish police, meanwhile, arrested more than a dozen people suspected of planning an attack on a refugee center.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e481b4833b394c63a4517aadb5b8c6d9New England digs out from latest storm; snow in Mid-Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbac47e09ffb4f7ebe6c0b89c418951bTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:25:10 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbac47e09ffb4f7ebe6c0b89c418951bIntelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/753864d71c1b428399205b19d547b3a6Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:21:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent extremists will attempt to overcome the logistical challenges of mounting such an attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/753864d71c1b428399205b19d547b3a6Brazil governor wants environmental fund to pay pensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b873b678a3a9490dbc7f8f95efa45c29Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:18:14 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro state governor wants to use money earmarked for an environmental fund being used to clean up waterways before the upcoming Olympics to cover shortfalls in civil servants' pensions, a major Brazilian daily said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b873b678a3a9490dbc7f8f95efa45c29The Latest: Cruz: Trump can't defend recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6c3b543ef404e849909fb799aeea685Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:10:31 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest developments from Campaign 2016 as New Hampshire voters cast their ballots for president in the Republican primaries (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6c3b543ef404e849909fb799aeea685Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thruhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd28cd8907540739b165c3e533e9d6cTue, 09 Feb 2016 20:29:03 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd28cd8907540739b165c3e533e9d6cFlint counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possiblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fab0fc4ced184e0e93cc7121ae8867a0Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:06:08 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fab0fc4ced184e0e93cc7121ae8867a0Love run: Los Angeles Marathon offers weddings for runnershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d50d2f29ba254ec4bb35a1eae75c8e3aTue, 09 Feb 2016 19:28:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Love will be in the air at this weekend's Los Angeles Marathon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d50d2f29ba254ec4bb35a1eae75c8e3aHoarding in Syria's largest city as government advanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70487909dfe74d949f2b8c5dc3116089Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:21:55 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — As government troops close in on Aleppo, some residents are preparing to flee Syria's largest city while others are hoarding food in case of a long siege, even laying out bread on rooftops to dry it out for storage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70487909dfe74d949f2b8c5dc3116089Ex-Vegas officer, department sued in body camera force casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d3b6b4cc35e4afa96985f88ed56dc79Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:17:21 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A California woman who authorities say was illegally beaten by a police officer wearing a body camera has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking damages from Las Vegas police, the former patrol officer and his partner at the time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d3b6b4cc35e4afa96985f88ed56dc79