FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 07 Jul 2015 17:06:17 -07:00CVS leaving US Chamber of Commerce in tobacco tiff, 07 Jul 2015 21:47:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — CVS Health is leaving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, saying the trade group's position on tobacco products is incompatible with CVS' focus on health. rock fall changes face of world-class climb, 07 Jul 2015 23:18:56 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A massive sheet of rock fell from the vertical face of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, making one of the most popular routes attempted by climbers in North America even more challenging, park officials said Tuesday. sues after amphibious tour boat hits, kills woman, 07 Jul 2015 21:44:56 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of a woman struck and killed by an amphibious tourist boat on a street last spring has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit. charged in California pier killing pleads not guilty, 07 Jul 2015 21:54:29 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man charged with killing a San Francisco woman as she was sightseeing along a popular pier has pleaded not guilty to murder. ice caves draw thousands each year; can be dangerous, 07 Jul 2015 23:16:33 GMTVERLOT, Wash. (AP) — Thousands of visitors each year make the easy one-mile trek to glimpse spectacular snow and ice formations at the Big Four Ice Caves in Washington state. NBA refs also under microscope during summer league, 07 Jul 2015 22:08:21 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With his slender build and 6-foot-5 frame, Nate Green blends in at a gym full of up-and-coming players looking to make their mark at Orlando's NBA summer league. housing group sues New York, alleging discrimination, 07 Jul 2015 23:14:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A civil rights organization advocating for fair housing practices sued the city on Tuesday, saying the city promotes segregation by favoring whites for affordable housing in Manhattan neighborhoods that are predominantly white. suspended 3 months for doping violation, 07 Jul 2015 22:06:57 GMTScott Stallings has been suspended for three months for violating the PGA Tour's anti-doping policy, making him the third player to be sanctioned for performance-enhancing drugs since the policy was introduced to golf seven years ago.'Lego Movie' directors to helm Han Solo 'Star Wars' spinoff, 07 Jul 2015 22:07:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Laugh it up, Fuzzballs: Han Solo is getting his own movie, and it's going to be helmed by "Lego Movie" directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord. finally gets pathway to 'Billionaires' Beach', 07 Jul 2015 23:40:51 GMTMALIBU, Calif. (AP) — With a bright blue sign that reads "Beach Access" on an open gate replacing what used to be private property, the public now has access to Malibu's so-called "Billionaires' Beach." governor's order shields clergy on same-sex marriage, 07 Jul 2015 22:22:54 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' governor told state government agencies Tuesday that they can't punish ministers or religious groups for opposing same-sex marriage, and critics said he is sanctioning discrimination even as the state extends new benefits to gay and lesbian couples. Highlights, 07 Jul 2015 22:06:47 GMT___ want questions on faith quashed at water hearing, 07 Jul 2015 22:07:35 GMTPIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A polygamous sect seeking permission to double the amount of water available at a remote South Dakota compound wants to block discussion of its faith during a public hearing this week. right-to-die bill stalls with Catholics opposed, 07 Jul 2015 21:54:51 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on Tuesday dropped one of the strongest legislative efforts in the U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives. years later, WWII bombardier receives presidential honor, 07 Jul 2015 22:53:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At 22, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps' 306th Bomb Group when he was shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in Germany in 1944. Dept. dismisses Asian groups' complaint, 07 Jul 2015 23:52:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department on Tuesday dismissed a complaint against Harvard University by some Asian-American groups who say the university uses racial quotas to keep out high-scoring Asians. McNabb arrested again on suspicion of DUI, 07 Jul 2015 22:36:30 GMTGILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been arrested in Arizona on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol for the second time in 18 months, according to police documents released Tuesday. to try new aero packages at 3 additional tracks, 07 Jul 2015 23:22:24 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will use track-specific rules packages at three more race tracks as the sanctioning body continues to try to improve the racing. film festival launches in Jamaica's capital, 07 Jul 2015 21:51:33 GMTKINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A five-day movie festival has begun in Jamaica with the goal of strengthening the island's small filmmaking community. 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe, 07 Jul 2015 22:11:55 GMTMONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields. makes annual Detroit-area Mud Day for kids even muddier, 07 Jul 2015 23:44:27 GMTWESTLAND, Mich. (AP) — A steady downpour made this one of the muddiest Mud Days yet. Latest: Pope presses call for new economic world order, 07 Jul 2015 23:52:07 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: Cosby's public moralizing was his undoing, 07 Jul 2015 21:38:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Bill Cosby cast himself as America's dad and then as America's granddad, a moralist with tough talk for young people about acting responsibly. It was that image that proved to be his undoing. bundles block pipe near border, send sewage into home, 07 Jul 2015 21:35:40 GMTTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in the border city of Nogales, Arizona, believe smugglers were using an international sewage line to transport drugs into the U.S. from Mexico when the pipe became clogged, sending gallons of waste through an illegal tunnel and into a house and local businesses. Theater shooter's deadly thoughts became a storm, 07 Jul 2015 22:12:53 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Thoughts of killing other people became an uncontrollable storm in the mind of the Colorado theater shooter in the months before the attack, a nationally known schizophrenia expert testified Tuesday. gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse, 07 Jul 2015 21:54:18 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance Tuesday to finally come up with a viable proposal on how to save his country from financial ruin. refuses to toss lawsuit over decade-old Gulf oil leak, 07 Jul 2015 22:36:53 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that environmental groups filed against a New Orleans-based company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. of 2-year-old found in ravine charged with killing her, 07 Jul 2015 22:35:10 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother of a 2-year-old girl found dead in a ravine has been arrested on charges she asphyxiated the girl after becoming upset that she had to help the toddler clean herself after using the toilet, police said Tuesday. sets release dates for slate of original films, 07 Jul 2015 21:45:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Netflix's upcoming slate of original films will begin rolling out with Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation" in October and Adam Sandler's "The Ridiculous Six" in December. guide: The case that led to Cosby's drugs-sex admission, 07 Jul 2015 22:36:20 GMTBill Cosby's admission under oath in 2005 that he obtained quaaludes to give to young women with whom he wanted to have sex came during a lawsuit brought by a former Temple University employee. Troops face hassles with student loans, despite law, 07 Jul 2015 23:02:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A government regulator says military personnel are still being hassled over their student loans despite the federal laws and programs put in place to protect them, and officials worry it could signal a broader problem in the $1.2 trillion student debt market. University drops 'homosexual acts' from conduct rules, 07 Jul 2015 22:54:41 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — The world's largest Baptist university has dropped specific references to homosexual acts from its sexual conduct policy. on Srebrenica resolution delayed by Russian veto threat, 07 Jul 2015 22:35:02 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council delayed a vote on a British-drafted resolution that would condemn the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war as "a crime of genocide" until Wednesday after Russia informed council members it would veto the measure. York holding parade for champion US women's soccer team, 07 Jul 2015 22:58:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The confetti will be flying when the city holds a parade for the U.S. women's soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory. 'disappointed' by All-Star omission, but not surprised, 07 Jul 2015 22:24:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez says he is "obviously disappointed" to be left off the American League All-Star team, but considered himself "a long shot" to get selected. report says housing vouchers best type of assistance, 07 Jul 2015 22:21:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A government study says housing vouchers may be the best way to reduce homelessness in the United States. skips Scotland for familiarity of John Deere Classic, 07 Jul 2015 22:03:27 GMTSILVIS, Illinois (AP) — Most golfers believe the path to the British Open title starts a week early in Scotland. More than a third of US college students transferred, 07 Jul 2015 23:39:47 GMTBOSTON (AP) — More than a third of college students who started in 2008 transferred to another school, according to a new national study, challenging ideas about the typical college trajectory and stoking a debate about how schools should help transfer students. defense expert says theater shooter was legally insane, 07 Jul 2015 23:41:10 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A second defense expert testified Tuesday that the Colorado theater shooter was so mentally ill that he couldn't tell right from wrong at the time he opened fire on a packed auditorium, killing 12 people and injuring 70. Latest: Pope urges Latin American youth to save planet, 07 Jul 2015 22:12:45 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: law allows tax exemption for stillbirths, 07 Jul 2015 22:36:19 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is joining at least one other state in offering a tax exemption for stillbirths. Latest: Tsipras says Greece has submitted proposal, 07 Jul 2015 21:45:51 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local): USA contestants dismiss Trump comments, show must go on, 07 Jul 2015 22:05:23 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Controversy continues to surround presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments painting Mexican immigrants as criminals, but the women taking part in the upcoming Miss USA pageant Trump co-owns say the show must go on. Latest: Crowd cheers pope at meeting with civic groups, 07 Jul 2015 23:14:57 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: think tank challenges US Indian Child Welfare Act, 07 Jul 2015 22:33:34 GMTFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A right-leaning think tank has brought what it believes is the most comprehensive challenge to a law that gives preference to American Indian families in adoptions of Indian children. arrive in Saskatchewan to battle raging wildfires, 07 Jul 2015 23:35:44 GMTLA RONGE, Saskatchewan (AP) — Canadian soldiers arrived Tuesday to help battle raging wildfires in the western province of Saskatchewan, where more than 10,000 people have been evacuated in recent days. The smoke has triggered air quality warnings across the U.S. West and Midwest. backs bill expanding access for VA-issued ID cards, 07 Jul 2015 23:09:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A bill allowing all veterans to receive official identification cards through the Department of Veterans Affairs is on its way to President Barack Obama's desk. Court considers 'Big Mountain Jesus' case, 07 Jul 2015 22:02:22 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The home for a six-foot-statue known as Big Mountain Jesus rests with a three-judge appeals panel after a lawyer representing a group of atheists asked for it to be removed from U.S. Forest Service property in Montana. shooting suspect pleads not guilty amid more outrage, 07 Jul 2015 23:01:14 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Mexican national at the center of a national immigration controversy pleaded not guilty to murder charges Tuesday as lawmakers voiced criticism over the way he was released before being accused of shooting a woman at a popular city pier. right-to-die bill stalls in blow to movement, 07 Jul 2015 23:03:27 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on Tuesday dropped one of the strongest legislative efforts in the U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.