FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Nov 2015 16:17:38 -08:00Testing finds no nuke-disaster radiation in Alaska seafood, 30 Nov 2015 21:57:32 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska health officials say tests have again confirmed that Alaska seafood has not been tainted by the Fukushima nuclear disaster four years ago. offers governors individualized reports on refugees, 01 Dec 2015 00:08:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proposing to offer governors individualized reports about refugees in their states. blocks Missouri from pulling clinic's abortion license, 30 Nov 2015 23:39:14 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia as its physician loses hospital privileges required under state law. return to Washington campus after racial threats, 30 Nov 2015 22:21:36 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Most, but not all, students returned to a Washington state university Monday as police investigate racial threats against black students and others on social media that shut down the campus last week. officials ask public to help stop dengue fever spread, 01 Dec 2015 00:08:12 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The number of people in Hawaii infected by dengue fever continues to rise, and officials are asking the public to help limit the spread of the virus. Canyon seeks changes as more visitors use backcountry, 30 Nov 2015 23:42:35 GMTFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Grand Canyon wants to change how to manage backcountry areas as more outdoor enthusiasts take to the park's open spaces, proposing a requirement for hikers using the most popular trails to spend a few dollars on a permit. on government spending and debt, 30 Nov 2015 22:39:38 GMT Latest: U of Chicago classes to resume day after threat, 30 Nov 2015 23:11:46 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and the online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local): new union election at VW, this time without the furor, 30 Nov 2015 22:32:15 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new union vote is scheduled for this week at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, but so far it's been largely devoid of the public threats, promises and handwringing that surrounded last year's election at the factory. prosecutor confirms Bland case nearly complete, 30 Nov 2015 23:11:03 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A team of special prosecutors has nearly completed its investigation of the arrest and subsequent death of a black woman in a Texas jail, and it plans to finish presenting its evidence to a grand jury by the end of December, one of the prosecutors said Monday. of abalone diver found along Northern California coast, 30 Nov 2015 22:59:06 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A diver was found dead after searching for abalone off the coast of Northern California, becoming at least the ninth person to perish this year while seeking the delicacy. speaker convicted at NY corruption trial, 30 Nov 2015 21:49:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, once one of New York's most powerful politicians, was convicted Monday of charges that he traded favors to earn $5 million illegally and then lied about it. presses Venezuela to uphold will of voters, 30 Nov 2015 22:15:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says Venezuela's voters should have the final say in their country's presidential elections. family to settle in New Jersey, 30 Nov 2015 21:53:06 GMTPATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A family from Syria is preparing to settle in northern New Jersey, two weeks after Gov. Chris Christie told President Barack Obama that the state wouldn't accept any more Syrian refugees. confirms Obama's pick for USAID administrator, 30 Nov 2015 23:29:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Agency for International Development after months of delay rooted in a separate dispute over the international nuclear deal with Iran. leader defends House Planned Parenthood investigation, 30 Nov 2015 22:50:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week's shooting deaths at one of the group's clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe. of missing boy held after human remains found in barn, 30 Nov 2015 22:54:04 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is being held on $10 million bond after police were made aware of his missing 7-year-old son and found unidentified human remains on his property. shooting of black teen cited in U of Chicago threat, 30 Nov 2015 23:24:18 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by the police shooting of a black teenager, video of which was released last week and led to protests. pastors press Trump on tone during closed-door meeting, 01 Dec 2015 00:02:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of black pastors pressed Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday to address what some called his use of racially charged rhetoric, with several describing a meeting that became tense at times as attendees raised concerns about his blunt language. still without verdict in ex-coal CEO's federal trial, 30 Nov 2015 22:32:53 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jurors have deliberated another day without reaching a verdict in ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's trial. chief recommends stepped-up UN presence in Burundi, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:25 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended Monday that the U.N. Security Council authorize a stepped-up U.N. presence in violence-wracked Burundi to promote a political dialogue but stopped short of calling for a full-fledged U.N. peacekeeping force. weather temporarily halts search for body of climber, 30 Nov 2015 23:26:22 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say efforts to recover the body of a climber who died after falling into a crevasse have been temporarily halted because of severe weather on Mount Jefferson in Oregon., once a major powerbroker, is convicted in NY, 30 Nov 2015 23:57:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted Monday in a $5 million corruption case that took down one of New York's most powerful politicians and stunned a capital that had become accustomed to scandal. talks: What's happened and what's next, 30 Nov 2015 21:54:39 GMTLE BOURGET, France (AP) — An unprecedented number of world leaders joined together Monday to give a boost to difficult, years-long efforts to fight climate change collectively. woman charged after taking daughter egging around town, 30 Nov 2015 23:43:17 GMTOGDEN, Utah (AP) — An Ogden mother has been charged on accusations she drove around town with her daughter and other children throwing eggs at homes and cars. selection begins for officer charged in Gray's death, 30 Nov 2015 23:20:57 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Jury selection for the first police officer to go to trial in Freddie Gray' s death began Monday with a judge questioning potential jurors about their knowledge of the explosive case, which led to widespread protests and rioting and added fuel to the Black Lives Matter movement. names Clay Helton permanent coach after strong finish, 30 Nov 2015 23:55:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Clay Helton has twice taken charge of the Southern California football program in moments of crisis and steadied the Trojans with calm leadership.'s top oil regulator quits after 17 months on job, 01 Dec 2015 00:08:45 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's top oil regulator announced his resignation on Monday after 17 months as head of the embattled agency, including a criticized episode in which he directed state workers to investigate the oil and gas potential of Gov. Jerry Brown's family ranch. boosts amount of ethanol in gasoline supply, 30 Nov 2015 23:02:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is boosting the amount of corn-based ethanol and other renewable fuels in the U.S. gasoline supply despite sustained opposition by an unusual alliance of oil companies, environmentalists and some GOP presidential candidates. Monday sales still on top, but losing some luster, 01 Dec 2015 00:02:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers traded bricks for clicks on Monday, flocking online to snap up "Cyber Monday" deals on everything from cashmere sweaters to Star Wars toys. storm dumping snow on Northern Plains, 30 Nov 2015 23:33:46 GMTSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Schools called off classes and road crews warned of hazardous conditions Monday as a snowstorm crawled across the Northern Plains, while states farther south worked to recover from a weekend of icy weather and deadly flooding. may move quickly to overhaul visa waiver program, 30 Nov 2015 22:13:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress may move quickly to overhaul a program that allows travel to the U.S. with no visa, something that has come under criticism following the Paris terror attacks.'Dorm-room chemist' pleads guilty in college drug overdoses, 30 Nov 2015 22:08:24 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former Wesleyan University student pleaded guilty Monday to distributing drugs involved in a rash of on-campus overdoses. Latest: 1st day of jury selection in Gray case concludes, 30 Nov 2015 23:25:54 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van (all times local): Office Top 20: 'The Hunger Games' rules again, 01 Dec 2015 00:07:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences had a number of new movie-going options over the Thanksgiving weekend, including "The Good Dinosaur" and "Creed," but it was "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2" that held on to the top spot for the second weekend in a row. San Francisco officer arrested for hit-and-run, 30 Nov 2015 23:58:51 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A renowned San Francisco police officer was placed on medical leave before he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and will be suspended when he is eligible to return to duty, authorities said Monday. magnitude earthquake among 7 recorded in Oklahoma, 30 Nov 2015 23:43:28 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — At least seven earthquakes rattled north-central Oklahoma on Monday, including one felt 300 miles away in Iowa, prompting concern from local residents and policymakers that the state isn't doing enough to curb the quakes that scientists have linked to oil and gas activity. Nebraska man killed by officers trying to avoid jail, 30 Nov 2015 22:20:31 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 29-year-old Nebraska man who was fatally shot during a confrontation with police told officers he wouldn't go to jail, Lincoln Police said Monday. Latest: Man charged in U of Chicago threat in court, 30 Nov 2015 22:25:48 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and the online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local): pay respects to slain California police officer, 30 Nov 2015 22:33:05 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Law enforcement officers from across the nation wiped away tears and saluted a flag-draped coffin Monday at the funeral for a Southern California police officer who was shot and killed outside his department's headquarters. burned-out van belonged to missing Australians, 01 Dec 2015 00:06:14 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in the Mexican state of Sinaloa said Monday that the burned-out vehicle found with two charred bodies inside was registered in the name of one of two missing Australians. Angeles deputy describes rescuing newborn buried alive, 30 Nov 2015 23:21:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Adam Collette knelt on the asphalt and heard the muffled cries of a baby who had been buried alive. NFL called play in Titans' loss 'poorly officiated', 30 Nov 2015 23:24:57 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans interim coach Mike Mularkey says the NFL called how referee Jeff Triplette's crew handled a late fourth down in Tennessee's 24-21 loss to Oakland a "poorly officiated play." finalizes $110M, 5-year contract with Tigers, 30 Nov 2015 22:20:25 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Free agent pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has finalized a $110 million, five-year contract with the Detroit Tigers. president says keep Rebel name; no Confederate roots, 30 Nov 2015 22:14:33 GMTCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — UNLV is keeping its "Rebels" nickname and "Hey Reb!" mascot in spite of critics who said they should be changed because the imagery harkens to the Confederacy. California's top oil regulator resigning, 30 Nov 2015 22:09:03 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's top oil regulator is resigning after 17 months on the job, a newspaper reports. Man clocked over 110 mph twice in 5 months on I-20, 30 Nov 2015 23:28:51 GMTCAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a man has racked up his second charge in five months for driving drunk at speeds of more than 100 mph on the same highway. man convicted of double murder: Feb 11 execution set, 30 Nov 2015 23:56:56 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of killing two people decades ago is scheduled to be executed in February. More Northeast casinos, more Atlantic City closures, 30 Nov 2015 22:57:15 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Wall Street firm predicts a new wave of casino expansion in the Northeastern U.S. will lead to more casino closings in Atlantic City. bowl teams to be selected in order of academic rating, 30 Nov 2015 22:49:33 GMTTeams with 5-7 records will become eligible for at least two bowl bids, and as many as five, based on their Academic Progress Rates.