FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:59:13 -07:00A glance at wildfires burning in Western stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dad16c1e9fa4d0aa9a0d258effaf967Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:26:45 GMTLAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — Crews in six Western states struggled Friday to keep flames from incinerating homes, mountain cabins and rural ranches. Here's a look at the largest and most active fires:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dad16c1e9fa4d0aa9a0d258effaf967Norway-flagged tanker gauging damage after Bering Sea mishaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a705d179ab804f7b8c731bac20c6bc90Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:26:08 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A nearly 600-foot chemical tanker ran aground on an Alaska island in the Bering Sea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a705d179ab804f7b8c731bac20c6bc90How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8be83d8134947138bb9a443abac86e1Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:02:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged in the U.S. and worldwide Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The result stunned investors, who reacted by rushing to the safety of gold and U.S. government bonds as they wondered what will come next for Britain, Europe and the global economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8be83d8134947138bb9a443abac86e1Wizards' Beal is latest to decline Rio Olympics invitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c326ebb62f154abb872d9f358f858405Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:05:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal has declined an invitation to play for the United States in the Rio Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c326ebb62f154abb872d9f358f858405Crisis or speed bump? What UK vote means for economy sectorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e33a5adbc2344118f187179842281bbFri, 24 Jun 2016 21:04:19 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Britain's vote to leave the European Union adds a heavy dose of uncertainty to a world economy that is still struggling to reach full speed years after the global financial crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e33a5adbc2344118f187179842281bbJudge says Energy Transfer Equity can quit Williams dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee13118a36e40138d07cfa27b5050a9Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:12:30 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Texas pipeline company Energy Transfer Equity L.P. can back out of its proposed $33 billion acquisition of Williams Cos., a Delaware judge said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee13118a36e40138d07cfa27b5050a9Toronto Maple Leafs select Arizona-born Auston Matthews with No. 1 pick in NHL drafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75da40f8c14a4bb2a34c12416e86634eFri, 24 Jun 2016 23:18:12 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs select Arizona-born Auston Matthews with No. 1 pick in NHL draft.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75da40f8c14a4bb2a34c12416e86634eMan arrested in series of shootouts that wounded 2 deputieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8c1ff324a746d8a1b769d29e3132aeFri, 24 Jun 2016 21:46:14 GMTBELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) — Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were critically injured during a series of gun battles with a man who had fled a routine DUI checkpoint and later held a resident hostage for hours before his arrest early Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8c1ff324a746d8a1b769d29e3132aeKansas legislators wrestle with court mandate on schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e525e1c000cc44b49411ad0cbc15544fFri, 24 Jun 2016 23:25:32 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republicans rewrote an education funding plan to gain broad support in the Kansas Legislature, satisfy a court mandate and end a looming threat that public schools across the state may shut down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e525e1c000cc44b49411ad0cbc15544fCNN's Lewandowski joins stable of former operatives on newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75038316eef1405cafc4f165ca29e6f8Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:13:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Corey Lewandowski, who debuted as a CNN contributor three days after being fired as Donald Trump's campaign manager, is hardly the only political operative that a cable news network is paying to talk about politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75038316eef1405cafc4f165ca29e6f8Body of Orlando nightclub shooting victim returned to Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f953d3e7a50940bd8eaa1757cf446294Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:14:12 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The body of a 22-year-old Mexican killed in the June 12 nightclub attack in Orlando, Florida, has been returned to his hometown in southern Mexico for burial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f953d3e7a50940bd8eaa1757cf446294Man freed after 20 years: Don't just drop charges _ clear mehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa89460c2d334b96a3a7f2d2ce802324Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:47:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — After 20 years behind bars for a murder he says he didn't commit, Richard Rosario was about to get the charges dropped Friday. Until he said no.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa89460c2d334b96a3a7f2d2ce802324Experts explore ethics of more trials in Freddie Gray casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f79dd9ca2f414222ae89143034f9b4caFri, 24 Jun 2016 22:29:23 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Is it ethical for Baltimore's top prosecutor, who staked her reputation on charging six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, to keep trying for a conviction? Legal experts said Friday that State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is obligated to consider this question.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f79dd9ca2f414222ae89143034f9b4caThe Latest: FEMA sending teams to West Virginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab47c1afe24745b3b04ea125385358f6Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:13:50 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab47c1afe24745b3b04ea125385358f614 dead in West Virginia floods; focus on search and rescuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9050ff795ba6477ab74b0e8681f7d323Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:57:27 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 18 people — Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to the attic with two dogs and a cat and waited. She smelled natural gas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9050ff795ba6477ab74b0e8681f7d323Amish in disbelief over parents accused of 'gifting' girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c97e2d5a7de845adb4826ff208e7bde9Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:39:02 GMTKIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Daniel Stoltzfus' Amish mother always viewed him as her prodigal son, the only one of her 13 children to have left the religious order known for its modest dress, plain ways and insular culture.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c97e2d5a7de845adb4826ff208e7bde9Maple Leafs select Arizona-born Matthews No. 1 in NHL drafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2735a81f7d4881bf41934cb4bcf1bdFri, 24 Jun 2016 23:28:16 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs are pinning their future on Arizona-born center Auston Matthews.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2735a81f7d4881bf41934cb4bcf1bdSheriff: Texts show suspect in deputy death plotting crimeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fc20da4c161413ab9b88343360a6b9cFri, 24 Jun 2016 22:53:48 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cellphone text evidence shows the suspect in the shooting death of a New Orleans-area sheriff's deputy had been plotting crimes a day earlier, the sheriff said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fc20da4c161413ab9b88343360a6b9cBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d0bbb22b2d44ceebc0f6352b4fd63d0Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:11:45 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d0bbb22b2d44ceebc0f6352b4fd63d0North Carolina governor, challenger clash over LGBT lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc16fcfbbc334a5e9d9ab50b1fc30731Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:55:28 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's law limiting protections for LGBT people took center stage Friday in the state's first gubernatorial debate between the incumbent who signed the law and his challenger who wants to repeal it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc16fcfbbc334a5e9d9ab50b1fc30731Soccer officials in Americas to discuss future joint eventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba3cd4496b3c4bc98c19617ad0e24a97Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:25:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — After staging a successful expanded Copa America in the United States for the tournament's 100th anniversary, soccer officials intend to discuss whether to establish a new event that would see regular competition between the regions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba3cd4496b3c4bc98c19617ad0e24a972 die in California wildfire that left little time to fleehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc77cfd4bcae46fbac8fc2dbd9323c46Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:45:23 GMTLAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — A deadly wildfire that roared through dry brush and trees in the mountains of central California gave residents little time to flee as flames burned dozens of homes to the ground, propane tanks exploded, and smoke obscured the path to safety.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc77cfd4bcae46fbac8fc2dbd9323c4620 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aae6c90cd64c4b0b89dd2237944d007dFri, 24 Jun 2016 22:10:43 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 20 people — Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to the attic with two dogs and a cat and waited. She smelled natural gas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aae6c90cd64c4b0b89dd2237944d007dGlobal stocks tumble after Britain votes to leave the EUhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/971d13dc2e324bc5b3567b84a8673d6bFri, 24 Jun 2016 21:59:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged in the U.S. and worldwide Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The result stunned investors, who reacted by rushing to the safety of gold and U.S. government bonds as they wondered what will come next for Britain, Europe and the global economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/971d13dc2e324bc5b3567b84a8673d6bToledo, Sauers top PGA Tour Champions in Wisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7c7f30b9674878b6f33e132cc4b9a0Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:17:55 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Estaban Toledo and Gene Sauers each shot 9-under 63 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' inaugural American Family Insurance Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7c7f30b9674878b6f33e132cc4b9a0Youngest victim of Orlando massacre remembered in funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bd02b12ff29424fb46dc6610eba0603Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:20:58 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The youngest of the 49 victims of the Florida nightclub massacre was remembered Friday at a funeral service attended by about 600 people, many who wore red, her favorite color, as a tribute.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bd02b12ff29424fb46dc6610eba0603Police ID man arrested in shootouts that wounded 2 deputieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af4096a9f8b94c368cbc06a2f7b3b14bFri, 24 Jun 2016 22:30:19 GMTBELLFLOWER, Calif. (AP) — Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were critically injured during a series of gun battles with a man who had fled a routine DUI checkpoint and later held a resident hostage for hours before his arrest early Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af4096a9f8b94c368cbc06a2f7b3b14bThe Latest: Utah town ready for wildfire evacuationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/755fa52910ea42a8a56aa2dc50d6e34dFri, 24 Jun 2016 21:16:20 GMTLAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/755fa52910ea42a8a56aa2dc50d6e34dThe Latest: Workplace lawsuit against Duckworth settledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ac7a619129414e97f4f9b85d778941Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:04:57 GMTJONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a settlement of a workplace retaliation lawsuit filed against U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois(all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ac7a619129414e97f4f9b85d77894118 dead in West Virginia floods; focus on search and rescuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd2c58ad253842a69c33dff4d7e43ba5Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:29:30 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 18 people — Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to the attic with two dogs and a cat and waited. She smelled natural gas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd2c58ad253842a69c33dff4d7e43ba5US Rep. Duckworth settles workplace retaliation lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec8d9e654ff44926a30e6f4404c3ae44Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:21:23 GMTJONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — A settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth concluded Friday with an agreement that no law was violated, removing an obstacle in bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in one of November's most competitive Senate races.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec8d9e654ff44926a30e6f4404c3ae44Judge blocks planned sale of Whitney Houston's Emmy Awardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d12f30bd60d422a9f7d3237be8e8d14Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:44:06 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge blocked the sale of an Emmy Award that Whitney Houston won 30 years ago after it was put on the auction block by the late singer's family.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d12f30bd60d422a9f7d3237be8e8d14Arkansas execution drug expiring before ruling takes effecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cff30d5a16964cfc9598c93fb7cfd7c9Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:39:28 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One of Arkansas' execution drugs will expire before a state Supreme Court decision upholding the state's execution law goes into effect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cff30d5a16964cfc9598c93fb7cfd7c9The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Storehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/738bf2e7352a4d559aad768c1751e368Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:56:11 GMTiTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending June 23, 2016:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/738bf2e7352a4d559aad768c1751e368Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing friendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b2baad6605b4ffa87301951a9c244aeFri, 24 Jun 2016 21:01:05 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia announced an execution date on Friday for a man convicted of killing a friend after a night of drinking and smoking marijuana.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b2baad6605b4ffa87301951a9c244aeFrom Le Mans to Road America, a big week for Bourdaishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a053e652f67346ba8d72afc40f26c064Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:43:13 GMTELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais speaks reverently about the Le Mans 24-hour race in his native France, as if some mythical force has a hand in the competition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a053e652f67346ba8d72afc40f26c064Text: Lawyer seeks plea deal, doubts Manziel can stay cleanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70139447437e4bf58a22cf12224962f8Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:55:23 GMTDALLAS (AP) — An attorney handling Johnny Manziel's domestic violence case expressed doubts about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback's ability to stay clean and said he was given a receipt that shows Manziel may have spent more than $1,000 at a drug paraphernalia store just 15 hours after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash, according to a lengthy text message accidentally sent to The Associated Press.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70139447437e4bf58a22cf12224962f8Democrats reject platform proposal opposing trade dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e82f18d5b4e74858b14ba7930b504e66Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:42:42 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Democrats on Friday voted down an amendment to the party's platform that would have opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, avoiding an awkward scenario that would have put its statement of values at odds with President Barack Obama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e82f18d5b4e74858b14ba7930b504e66Johnny Manziel's lawyer accidentally texts AP and confirms he is seeking a plea deal in domestic violence case, but has doubts about the quarterback's ability to stay cleanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66e60eea3fc24a66bd2cac3a4852b5b5Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:33:28 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel's lawyer accidentally texts AP and confirms he is seeking a plea deal in domestic violence case, but has doubts about the quarterback's ability to stay clean .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66e60eea3fc24a66bd2cac3a4852b5b5Longtime Ohio newspaper publisher John F. Wolfe dies at 72http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0f65d78ab334f589f5dc152dd70e162Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:16:13 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Longtime Ohio newspaper publisher John F. Wolfe, whose family sold The Columbus Dispatch last year and still owns television and radio stations, has died at age 72.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0f65d78ab334f589f5dc152dd70e162Sauers, Toledo top PGA Tour Champions in Wisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae60b5ea151d4abba50e7a4c87c5ac49Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:14:37 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gene Sauers rebounded from a bulging disk to share the first-round lead with Estaban Toledo on Friday in the PGA Tour Champions' inaugural American Family Insurance Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae60b5ea151d4abba50e7a4c87c5ac49Texas city council votes to oust library cathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5ca35cee1234ae6840cf47a2a263f48Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:54:20 GMTWHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A North Texas city council has started a cat fight by voting to oust the furry mascot of the city's public library.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5ca35cee1234ae6840cf47a2a263f48Whitewater center suspends activities after amoeba detectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d2687ba123f466cb7bfc66f093f6494Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:37:02 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. National Whitewater Center is temporarily suspending its operations after water samples turned up the amoeba believed to have caused the death of an Ohio teenager.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d2687ba123f466cb7bfc66f093f6494Still going: Packers report another year of record revenuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e9acb9c48a4626b73a6809835c2b2bFri, 24 Jun 2016 22:42:15 GMTThe Green Bay Packers have reported another year of record revenue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e9acb9c48a4626b73a6809835c2b2bPhiladelphia bus driver chases after, catches purse snatcherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ed3fc1504b5413eb608f22efbcfc3ebFri, 24 Jun 2016 20:55:36 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia bus driver is being praised for chasing down a purse snatcher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ed3fc1504b5413eb608f22efbcfc3ebIndyCar Texas race will resume without Daly, Newgardenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e649ff040bf14ac8a78cb3962b69211eFri, 24 Jun 2016 22:59:48 GMTELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Conor Daly and Josef Newgarden will not be allowed to participate in the Aug. 27 resumption of the rain-delayed IndyCar Series race in Texas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e649ff040bf14ac8a78cb3962b69211eIndyCar's Newgarden cleared to return at Road Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7a4ba2c719348c59495fe79057c7d8aFri, 24 Jun 2016 23:31:48 GMTELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden has been cleared to race Sunday at Road America, two weeks after breaking his right collarbone in a scary crash at Texas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7a4ba2c719348c59495fe79057c7d8aReds open weekend of honoring Pete Rose by reuniting Machinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e79db9f658ed4413a15bd5f62a84f29fFri, 24 Jun 2016 23:25:59 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — More satisfying than hit No. 4,192? In some ways, it is for Pete Rose, who needed more time to get into the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame than it took to set baseball's hits record.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e79db9f658ed4413a15bd5f62a84f29fKyle Larson eyeing Sonoma as site of 1st Sprint Cup victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa66ebd5bf9245f183bdae05d99496aeFri, 24 Jun 2016 22:48:24 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Over the last 20 days, Kyle Larson went to victory lane in NASCAR's second tier Xfinity Series and picked up a pair of wins in his sprint car. He knocked off several podium finishes during Ohio Sprint Speedweek and finished third in NASCAR's main event at Michigan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa66ebd5bf9245f183bdae05d99496aeThe Latest: Flooding closes historic Greenbrier resorthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfd2ea445a094181a8ae96c8dfa6da82Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:20:26 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfd2ea445a094181a8ae96c8dfa6da82