FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Jun 2015 12:41:43 -07:00O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says, 30 Jun 2015 18:12:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — July Fourth fireworks fill the skies with more than sparkling bursts of color. A study says they spew pollution, too. fighting allows 1,200 prisoners to flee, 30 Jun 2015 19:03:01 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni security official says some 1,200 inmates fled a prison in a southwestern city after guards deserted their posts amid fierce fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents.'s pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs, 30 Jun 2015 19:04:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with the outspoken mogul, and Mexico announced it won't be sending a contestant to the Miss Universe contest, which Trump partly owns. group says airstrikes in Yemen killed many civilians, 30 Jun 2015 18:34:21 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition on Saada City in northern Yemen which is controlled by Shiite rebels killed dozens of civilians in an apparent violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday., 75, survived for days on pond water after Texas crash, 30 Jun 2015 18:51:07 GMTSEYMOUR, Texas (AP) — A 75-year-old woman says she couldn't walk after crashing her car into a ravine in North Texas, but survived for two days after pulling herself through a broken windshield and soaking her T-shirt in a nearby pond to get water. champions advance with ease; Bouchard, Halep out, 30 Jun 2015 19:28:29 GMTLONDON (AP) — It looked all too easy for the champions at the All England Club. It was another story, though, for one of last year's finalists and for one of the highest seeded women in the draw. failing to recruit and promote minorities, study finds, 30 Jun 2015 18:47:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA is failing to hire and promote enough minorities despite years of vowing to do so, Director John Brennan said Tuesday, announcing a new effort to tackle the problem of a largely white workforce whose lack of diversity he says is undercutting the spy agency's intelligence mission. challenges governor's religious objections order, 30 Jun 2015 19:06:33 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's executive order that aims to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and should be thrown out, gay rights advocates argue in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. struggle with daily grind as foreigners head to beach, 30 Jun 2015 19:11:34 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Gamal Takaway has turned up the hustle, to no avail. The popular waiter who goes by the nickname Jimmy often steps out into the pedestrian street in front of the Taverna Plaka restaurant to cajole strollers into taking a table. But even his epic charm has failed since the Greek government shut the nation's banks and imposed strict capital controls over the weekend. admits he conspired to traffic threatened turtle species, 30 Jun 2015 18:53:25 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has admitted he kept turtles considered threatened under state law at his home and shipped them to buyers by tying the animals live in tube socks and packing them in boxes. maker bows out of meeting on harder-to-abuse drug, 30 Jun 2015 18:26:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The makers of the potent painkiller OxyContin have pulled out of a federal meeting scheduled for next week to review the company's harder-to-abuse version of the much-debated drug. of evidence turned over in case of Freddie Gray death, 30 Jun 2015 19:13:43 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors have turned over a massive trove of medical records, emails and other evidence to attorneys representing six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, the first public glimpse of the threads the state is using to weave together its case. Curry overtakes LeBron James for NBA's top jersey, 30 Jun 2015 18:51:09 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA. Latest: EU talks to focus on new plan for Greece, 30 Jun 2015 18:55:37 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):'s Orange prepares possible split from Israeli partner, 30 Jun 2015 18:50:29 GMTPARIS (AP) — French telecommunications group Orange has reached a deal with its Israeli partner that could lead the way to their split, amid controversy and growing calls for companies to boycott Israel. Latest: Eurozone teleconference over; another due Wed, 30 Jun 2015 18:25:49 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): lady promotes career and technical education, 30 Jun 2015 18:27:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is telling students a high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option. Latest: EU official: 'regrettable' no new bailout Greek, 30 Jun 2015 18:37:19 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): handed preliminary charges of murder, terrorism over beheading at French gas factory, 30 Jun 2015 18:39:48 GMTPARIS (AP) — Suspect handed preliminary charges of murder, terrorism over beheading at French gas factory. Hackett Fischer wins $100K award for military writing, 30 Jun 2015 18:36:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Historian David Hackett Fischer has won a $100,000 award for military writing.'s Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns, 30 Jun 2015 19:22:48 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is releasing a third of a century of his personal income tax returns, a record disclosure for presidential candidates. case against UFC ex-champ Jon Jones stalls, 30 Jun 2015 19:19:17 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque hit-and-run case against former UFC champion fighter Jon "Bones" Jones has stalled due to a delay in obtaining records, prosecutors said. Family detention can lead to psychological harm, 30 Jun 2015 18:48:01 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant women and children who may have fled violence in their home country "creates or exacerbates" psychological trauma, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by immigrant rights groups with the Department of Homeland Security.'s top programs for June 22-28, 30 Jun 2015 19:36:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 22-28. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. rebel flag reassessed at Georgia's Stone Mountain, 30 Jun 2015 18:34:34 GMTATLANTA (AP) — At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain — where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan once held notorious cross-burnings and large Confederate flags still wave prominently — officials are considering what to do about those flags. picks McCarthy as CFO; names Mayer as strategy chief, 30 Jun 2015 18:39:33 GMTBURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney named its treasurer, Christine McCarthy, as its new chief financial officer, replacing Jay Rasulo, a longtime executive who announced he was resigning earlier this month after it became apparent he would not likely be elevated to CEO. Oregon teen among 18 to win Carnegie Medal for heroism, 30 Jun 2015 18:54:10 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A 16-year-old Oregon boy who drowned while trying unsuccessfully to save his younger brother's life is one of 18 people to be honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism. sues, says police forced her to remove scarf, 30 Jun 2015 19:21:21 GMTDEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A Muslim woman is suing a Michigan police department, saying her rights were violated when she was ordered to remove a headscarf for a mugshot after her arrest. blocks new Florida law that delays abortions 24 hours, 30 Jun 2015 19:02:19 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion. handed preliminary charges over beheading in France, 30 Jun 2015 18:47:04 GMTPARIS (AP) — A man with suspected ties to Islamic State extremists who is accused of beheading his boss at a French gas factory has been handed preliminary charges of murder and terrorism ties. court: Former BP engineer should get new trial, 30 Jun 2015 18:48:49 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former BP engineer is entitled to a new trial on an obstruction of justice charge stemming from an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. report faults police actions during Ferguson unrest, 30 Jun 2015 19:25:45 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death last summer, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a Justice Department report that found across-the-board flaws in law enforcement's response. wolf reintroductions halted while changes considered, 30 Jun 2015 18:30:27 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal officials said Tuesday that they won't release any more endangered red wolves in eastern North Carolina while they study the viability of the only wild population of the species. protesters whitewash rainbow flag on West Bank barrier, 30 Jun 2015 18:14:39 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian protesters whitewashed a rainbow flag of gay rights that was painted by a Palestinian artist on six slabs of the West Bank separation barrier. Border Patrol should add 350 internal investigators, 30 Jun 2015 19:13:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Homeland Security advisory panel is recommending that Customs and Border Protection more than double the number of internal affairs investigators. marriage fight turns to clerk who refuse licenses, 30 Jun 2015 18:12:00 GMTMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds when she arrived at work Tuesday, blocking the view of several dozen rainbow-clad protesters outside her office who chanted "do your job" and carried signs that read "You Don't Own Marriage." Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer, 30 Jun 2015 18:34:49 GMTUnited Airlines says it is investing $30 million in a biofuels company to reduce its vulnerability to oil-price shocks and limits on carbon emissions from planes. Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape, 30 Jun 2015 18:37:42 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid a widening internal investigation into how the inmates pulled off the daring escape, a state official said Tuesday. hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms, 30 Jun 2015 19:35:47 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday, when the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and the country was due to become the first developed nation to miss a payment to the International Monetary Fund. and device firms paid $6.5B to care providers, 30 Jun 2015 19:38:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The government says drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5 billion last year, from research grants to free lunches and junkets. years after spying flap, US, Brazil seek to turn the page, 30 Jun 2015 19:14:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff publicly closed that chapter Tuesday, declaring that the relationship between the U.S. and Brazil is on an upward swing. governor signs strict school vaccine legislation, 30 Jun 2015 18:33:47 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country following an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year. opening market to Argentina, Brazil beef imports, 30 Jun 2015 19:21:59 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina and Brazil are greeting news that they will soon be able to export fresh beef into the United States after a longtime ban. News launching real estate program, 30 Jun 2015 18:13:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, HGTV. Fox News Channel is getting into the real estate television business. chief says 'it would be crazy to extend' Greek program under current circumstances, 30 Jun 2015 19:06:08 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Eurogroup chief says 'it would be crazy to extend' Greek program under current circumstances. blocks new Florida law that delays abortions 1 day, 30 Jun 2015 19:20:05 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion. Latest: Euro chief says 'crazy to extend' Greek bailout, 30 Jun 2015 19:16:03 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): stocks rebound from slump as investors follow Greek drama, 30 Jun 2015 18:53:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gained on Tuesday afternoon, rebounding from big losses a day earlier, as investors followed the latest negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors. Greece's international bailout program was set to expire later in the day. Department to release Clinton emails on Tuesday night, 30 Jun 2015 19:19:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department plans to make about 3,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's correspondence publically available on Tuesday evening. official: no deal for Greece, talks to focus Wed on new plan after bailout expires, 30 Jun 2015 18:47:30 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — EU official: no deal for Greece, talks to focus Wed on new plan after bailout expires.