FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Jul 2015 18:03:51 -07:00HBO chief: 'Game of Thrones' could wrap after 3 more seasons, 31 Jul 2015 00:39:08 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Game of Thrones" fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga's end is perhaps just a few years away. cobra found at Houston high-rise apartments, 30 Jul 2015 22:45:17 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — An aggressive 2-foot-long cobra captured at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in downtown Houston has been euthanized. criticizes 'offensive' posts of NC elections appointee, 31 Jul 2015 00:25:32 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican Party officials said Thursday they were unaware of racially tinged social media posts by a man appointed to a county elections board and are urging him to step down. Upton hits 3-run homer in ninth, Padres beat Mets, 31 Jul 2015 00:11:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Justin Upton's three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning set off a raucous dugout celebration. Death toll 27 after truck hits religious procession, 31 Jul 2015 00:43:32 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The death toll rose to 27 on Thursday and authorities listed 149 others as injured after a truck lost control and slammed into a religious procession in a central Mexico town. trade ministers pose for group photo at Maui meeting, 30 Jul 2015 23:22:05 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations meeting in Hawaii took time out from their talks for a new trade agreement to pose for a photo. pulls out of Citi Open hard-court tournament in DC, 30 Jul 2015 23:55:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Former No. 1 and two-time major champion Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of next week's Citi Open hard-court tournament because of an injured right shoulder. defending champ John Isner advances in Atlanta Open, 31 Jul 2015 00:53:18 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion John Isner beat Radek Stepanek 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7) on Thursday night in his opening match in the Atlanta Open. blazes thrust Northern California into fire season, 30 Jul 2015 22:37:22 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds thrust Northern California into full-fledged wildfire season Thursday with several new blazes flaring up, forcing hundreds of people from their homes. governor to close Baltimore detention center, 31 Jul 2015 00:41:06 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's governor announced plans Thursday to immediately shut down Baltimore's state-run jail, where inmates and guards ran a criminal conspiracy inside vermin-infested, 19th-century walls and thwarted decades of attempted reforms.' Richardson facing charges for resisting arrest, 31 Jul 2015 00:43:24 GMTFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Richardson has already been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman is now facing trouble with the law. matter the question, Urban Meyer always has the answer, 30 Jul 2015 23:20:46 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Urban Meyer has always had an answer for everything the coaching profession has thrown at him. Nothing in his straight-ahead glare this morning suggested that had changed. officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting, 31 Jul 2015 00:48:06 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of murder and was ordered jailed on $1 million bail. traded to Astros after Mets deal falls through, 31 Jul 2015 00:21:34 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers. trooper's boss says he had reason to stop Sandra Bland, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:33 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The top boss over the Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland said there was reason to pull her over for failing to signal a lane change and told lawmakers Thursday that the trooper remains on the state payroll because the investigation is still playing out. Rep. Reynolds scrambles to meet bond conditions, 30 Jul 2015 22:43:14 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, facing federal tax charges, scrambled Thursday to find a place to stay to meet bond conditions after prosecutors told a judge that restrictions on sex offenders apply to the Chicago Democrat because of a decades-old statutory rape conviction. MSNBC cancels 3 daytime shows with liberal slant, 31 Jul 2015 00:47:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC said Thursday that it is canceling three of its afternoon programs, part of a network-wide shift to a straight news focus during the daytime hours., Papelbon lift Nationals past Marlins 1-0, 30 Jul 2015 23:46:36 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Jonathan Papelbon's debut with the Washington Nationals was just as they envisioned. open to more 'True Detective' despite Season 2 criticism, 31 Jul 2015 00:27:28 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — HBO would like a third season of "True Detective," despite criticism over Season 2 starring Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch.'s upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia, 30 Jul 2015 23:19:37 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing onerous checkpoints and distant drop-off locations, are planning to stay home. try to quell protest involving Arctic-bound ship, 30 Jul 2015 23:07:28 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities moved in Thursday to force protesters in kayaks from a river in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving dry dock and joining an Arctic oil drilling operation. awards $47.8 million in NYC crane collapse civil case, 31 Jul 2015 00:35:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury on Thursday awarded $47.8 million to the families of two men killed in 2008 when a construction crane collapsed. Latest: Pilot calls search for adrift boys heartbreaking, 30 Jul 2015 23:16:38 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast: smuggling ring dismantled in South Texas, 30 Jul 2015 23:15:17 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security investigators dismantled a South Texas ring that illegally smuggled thousands of immigrants across the border from Mexico and on to other parts of the state -- often tucked in small, dangerous truck crawl spaces. hoping history repeats itself with Elway, Manning, 31 Jul 2015 00:18:48 GMTENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Gary Kubiak sure has the blueprints. State marching band song made fun of Holocaust victims, 30 Jul 2015 23:46:27 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An unofficial marching band song that made fun of Holocaust victims is the type of thing Ohio State University has pledged to eradicate from the band program, the university said Thursday. accuses CVS Health of overcharging for generic drugs, 30 Jul 2015 23:41:34 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accuses CVS of deliberately overcharging some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices. Lovato's 'Dusk Till Dawn' character was written for her, 31 Jul 2015 00:10:42 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Robert Rodriguez had been waiting for a chance to work with Demi Lovato since she auditioned for his 2003 movie "Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over." weighs parole for California school bus hijacker, 31 Jul 2015 00:08:52 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor is deciding whether to allow parole for one of three men convicted in the kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver nearly 40 years ago. coal plant owners to pay $4.3M to settle lawsuit, 30 Jul 2015 23:27:14 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Owners of a soon-to-close coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas have agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination that neighboring Native Americans blame for health problems and water pollution. A look at the new leader of Afghanistan's Taliban, 30 Jul 2015 22:37:35 GMTMullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor, who has been tapped to succeed Mullah Mohammad Omar as the Taliban's leader, is said to have close ties with authorities in Pakistan. occupies food warehouse of biggest private company, 31 Jul 2015 00:46:13 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's largest food distributor on Thursday denounced the government occupation of a Caracas warehouse amid accusations that the company is hoarding goods. to spend $9.1 million on seaweed cleanup, 31 Jul 2015 00:29:08 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they will spend about $9.1 million and hire 4,600 temporary workers to clean up mounds of seaweed that have accumulated in recent weeks along the Caribbean coast. hikes 2015 forecast after 2Q increase in profit, sales, 30 Jul 2015 22:51:27 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Amgen Inc. shares jumped in extended trading after the maker of osteoporosis drug Prolia easily beat Wall Street's second-quarter profit expectations and hiked its 2015 financial forecast. accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs, 31 Jul 2015 00:21:58 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CVS deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday in federal court in San Francisco. forced from river after Arctic-bound ship blocked, 31 Jul 2015 00:08:04 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river Thursday in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving dry dock and joining an Arctic oil drilling operation. executives were flying plane that ran low on fuel, 31 Jul 2015 00:40:36 GMTTwo executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel. gets hot after bad start, shoots 68 at Quicken Loans, 31 Jul 2015 00:31:52 GMTGAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter — he still pull-hooked it into the gallery, hit his second shot into a greenside bunker and lipped out a 5-footer for par before slamming his putter against his bag. Mara says Giants have not been allowed to examine JPP, 30 Jul 2015 22:45:53 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have no firsthand knowledge about the extent of the hand injuries Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul sustained in a July 4 fireworks accident in Florida. Latest: Fired Ohio officer posts bail, gets out of jail, 31 Jul 2015 00:09:13 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the case of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local): Man confesses in fatal shooting of Vegas mother, 31 Jul 2015 00:07:40 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a mother in a Las Vegas neighborhood said he mistook her for drug thugs who had threatened him and his family, according to a taped confession that defense attorneys want tossed out of the puzzling murder case initially thought to be a road-rage killing. calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign, 30 Jul 2015 23:47:45 GMTORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship in an effort to broaden his appeal among minority voters. Latest: Colorado shooting judge holds woman in contempt, 30 Jul 2015 23:26:59 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): seriously injured in Australian shark attack, 31 Jul 2015 00:15:32 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A surfer was seriously injured as he fought a shark off the Australian east coast on Friday, less than a week after a fatal attack, police said. Cobain's family wants death-scene photos kept sealed, 30 Jul 2015 22:43:00 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago. convention's CEO calls for broader LGBT protections, 30 Jul 2015 23:16:36 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The CEO of a massive gamers' convention that threatened to leave Indiana earlier this year over a divisive religious objections law said Thursday that organizers are "shopping the show" to other cities and could relocate if lawmakers don't expand protections for gays and lesbians. mourns as teen charged in killing appears in court, 31 Jul 2015 00:13:40 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A teenage boy accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old neighbor appeared in court briefly Thursday as flags around this small California town flew at half-staff in honor of the girl. Kidnapping suspect's sister files claim vs. FBI, 30 Jul 2015 22:59:44 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — The sister of a man killed in the Idaho wilderness after he was suspected of kidnapping a teen girl and killing her mother and brother in California has filed a claim seeking $20 million from the FBI. Latest: Colorado shooting jurors end day's deliberations, 30 Jul 2015 22:43:25 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): Suspect in Montana shooting says victim laughed at him, 31 Jul 2015 00:54:44 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of robbing and shooting three members of a family after asking for roadside help told investigators he opened fire after one of the victims laughed at him, an FBI agent said in a court filing Thursday.