FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:29:07 -07:00For No Boston Olympics, time to celebrate, then 'go away'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3827b013969e4e278f670c315ba0cea6Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:24:55 GMTBOSTON (AP) — On Boston's last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to crumble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3827b013969e4e278f670c315ba0cea6Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that meanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f8f32c119e4f7b8d50d4a2792fd202Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:12:32 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f8f32c119e4f7b8d50d4a2792fd202Colorado theater shooter's sister says she still loves himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d5a8c179df848c2985486297c6a0766Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:09:34 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, she no longer saw the loving brother who protected her when they were growing up.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d5a8c179df848c2985486297c6a0766Israeli military takes over contested West Bank complexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1c244fc1b9e465f9ae266aa9dc5b66dTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:29:45 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says troops have moved into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1c244fc1b9e465f9ae266aa9dc5b66dObama to wrap Africa trip with speech to African Unionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/028d4beab5ad4a0b8ef7e9fea0455039Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:23:23 GMTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama is closing out a historic return to the land of his father's birth with a speech to the African Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/028d4beab5ad4a0b8ef7e9fea0455039Energy company BP slides to loss in 2nd quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19b4d4d1f5984b7eab99cb07bfa64254Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:10:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — BP reported a second-quarter loss Tuesday after the London-based oil company set aside another $10.8 billion to cover the cost of the Deepwater Horizon accident.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19b4d4d1f5984b7eab99cb07bfa64254Summer camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: training to fight IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24dc9bbb84f74783b50a8db24a1d4c32Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:50:32 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24dc9bbb84f74783b50a8db24a1d4c32Explosion shuts down Iran-Turkey natural gas pipelinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d736548347049729aa00c0e46a41ac6Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:29:59 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's energy minister says an explosion on a natural gas pipeline between Iran and Turkey caused a large fire and shut down the flow of gas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d736548347049729aa00c0e46a41ac6Police: Body believed to be missing California girl foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e568918425af485aad969244de69c60cTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:41:57 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A body believed to be a missing 8-year-old girl was found Monday inside a dumpster at a complex in Northern California where she was last seen riding her scooter and a 15-year-old boy has been detained in the case, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e568918425af485aad969244de69c60cAP source: Rockies trade Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afe97d95fb294290b0fc11a64fc866e9Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:53:59 GMTDENVER (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation confirms the Colorado Rockies have traded slugger Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects in a stunning swap of star shortstops.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afe97d95fb294290b0fc11a64fc866e9AP source: Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eece4280c0124d1a96a1ca793cefb584Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:17:51 GMTDENVER (AP) — After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eece4280c0124d1a96a1ca793cefb584AP source confirms Rockies have traded Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays in deal for Jose Reyeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b368c49ce9104eaf9e100ccbeb2d454eTue, 28 Jul 2015 06:43:38 GMTDENVER (AP) — AP source confirms Rockies have traded Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays in deal for Jose Reyes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b368c49ce9104eaf9e100ccbeb2d454eCA independent teams to have computer call balls and strikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83fab331047f4e0ea0f06a90dd504bcdTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:27:16 GMTSAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83fab331047f4e0ea0f06a90dd504bcdSummer camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: Training to fight IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df5e53ff62d49bc839de3b7f1755d47Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:07:23 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df5e53ff62d49bc839de3b7f1755d47'The Book of Mormon' satirical musical finally in Utahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24ba238d0d341bd98dddcde539cdfa0Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:48:16 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24ba238d0d341bd98dddcde539cdfa0Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b48a81cd5ae54ef18333a266c63dc68fTue, 28 Jul 2015 06:10:21 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b48a81cd5ae54ef18333a266c63dc68fNumber of wildfires in California up, but damage is smallerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c6595289204486b94f68d13637b7f53Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:34:53 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California has seen more wildfires so far this year, but the acreage burned is smaller thanks to favorable weather and more firefighters who can quickly be dispatched to corral flames, fire officials say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c6595289204486b94f68d13637b7f53Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leadershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da9569210a9498f8868bcf162559a08Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:44:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da9569210a9498f8868bcf162559a08True-crime author Ann Rule dies at age 83http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80cda043e3cf4df184b1c08091fe0668Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:30:21 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — True-crime writer Ann Rule signed a contract to write a book about an unknown Seattle serial killer six months before he was identified as her co-worker Ted Bundy, who shared the night shift at Seattle's Crisis Clinic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80cda043e3cf4df184b1c08091fe0668Beasley still interested in playing for national teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0909d7bb9de41cd9ebca853f733bddeTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:51:44 GMTDENVER (AP) — A quick heads up to Jurgen Klinsmann: Should you ever need DaMarcus Beasley for national team duty again, just call. The veteran of four World Cups will always listen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0909d7bb9de41cd9ebca853f733bddeVolkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first halfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42eba869374e448c9e45dcccc83c3e04Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:20:24 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42eba869374e448c9e45dcccc83c3e04Malaysian PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2f7577f50b642fdb9fb4238fcde1b8dTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:46:28 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2f7577f50b642fdb9fb4238fcde1b8dShort-term highway extension may be way out for Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2470838f357145f1880106d0e3be57dbTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:23:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are weighing a three-month highway funding extension that could offer Congress a way out of an impasse days ahead of a crucial deadline.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2470838f357145f1880106d0e3be57dbExperts: Report shows Sandra Bland may have used pot in jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7dd55a98c844f41b88a24735b363a1cTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:58:17 GMTHEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7dd55a98c844f41b88a24735b363a1cIOC urges US to come up with another bid city for 2024 Gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6425a65e85d47179c934a9b074aad4aTue, 28 Jul 2015 06:01:13 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — With Boston no longer in contention, IOC President Thomas Bach urged U.S. Olympic leaders on Tuesday to pick "the most appropriate city" as a substitute candidate for the 2024 Games. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly, according to several IOC board members.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6425a65e85d47179c934a9b074aad4aStatoil Q2 profits hit by lower oil prices, higher costshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bfa9a9f78754884bfecab498b0cbb15Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:31:41 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian energy company Statoil says it was hit by lower oil prices, increased depreciation and higher drilling costs in the second quarter, causing net profit to fall 16 percent to 10.1 billion kroner ($1.2 billion).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bfa9a9f78754884bfecab498b0cbb15LEADING OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621d772e378d4395a8d12b22451b65e7Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:08:00 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621d772e378d4395a8d12b22451b65e7Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb9bc9b259c14427b0c9f2d80831cef6Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:20:06 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced some tough questions Tuesday about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games — namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb9bc9b259c14427b0c9f2d80831cef6Malaysian PM axes deputy, sacks attorney general in purge of critics amid fund scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c091349d30414eb3b85259c3deb83779Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:15:53 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian PM axes deputy, sacks attorney general in purge of critics amid fund scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c091349d30414eb3b85259c3deb83779Crawford homers to back Heston as Giants win again, 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943419f85b5b49d59c3e5d04b7d4e4e6Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:19:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer to help rookie Chris Heston win his fifth consecutive decision, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday night for their sixth straight victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943419f85b5b49d59c3e5d04b7d4e4e6China stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong reboundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1416802a5994c88ab939b4092749340Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:09:46 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Shanghai stocks were volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other Asian markets also flitted between gains and losses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1416802a5994c88ab939b4092749340Cabinet secretaries on Capitol Hill again to sell Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acfba4cf829748d7b8c3ee707de3b530Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:25:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's vigorous effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress continues — this time in the House where three Cabinet secretaries will face tough questioning on Tuesday from skeptical Democrats and Republicans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acfba4cf829748d7b8c3ee707de3b5305 things to know about the fight over the Export-Import Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b59959444a44770a4dc46beca4f22ddTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:11:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Export-Import Bank expired June 30 when Congress failed to renew its charter. The bank is a small federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas, by underwriting loans to foreign customers. Conservatives oppose it as corporate welfare and are pushing for it to stay dead. But late Monday the Senate voted 64-29 to add legislation reviving the bank to a sweeping highway bill being considered on the floor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b59959444a44770a4dc46beca4f22ddHouse of Lords member resigns after tabloid exposurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95938971e5cf40bb91e0e9b7ab6be81aTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:44:54 GMTLONDON (AP) — A member of the House of Lords has resigned from the chamber and apologized after he was filmed in an alleged cocaine-and-sex session with prostitutes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95938971e5cf40bb91e0e9b7ab6be81aBody believed to be missing California girl foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3b4c023a0e94cdcbbefe50b0fdc38b5Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:12:10 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The search for a missing 8-year-old girl came to a tragic end after police found a body inside a dumpster at a complex in Northern California where she was last seen riding her scooter. A teenage boy, who also lives in the complex, was arrested in the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3b4c023a0e94cdcbbefe50b0fdc38b5Cleared narcotics officers sue city officials for defamationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c40a10c5e1ff4378acd8f78ae68b1f13Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:07 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five former members of a Philadelphia narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges have sued the district attorney, the mayor and the police commissioner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c40a10c5e1ff4378acd8f78ae68b1f13Trump exciting GOP... and dangling prospect of 3rd party bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29106cc7c85f47149c85577b5524142eTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:13:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The prospect that Donald Trump might eventually leave the Republican primaries and run for president as an independent has started to cast a shadow on the race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29106cc7c85f47149c85577b5524142eDozens of brilliant bronze works on display at Getty Museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5b1f7571ddf4260b72fa2db9eb2949dTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:54:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — It's almost as if the dozens of exquisitely detailed, often perfectly intact bronze sculptures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum disappeared into an ancient witness-protection program — and decided to stay there for thousands of years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5b1f7571ddf4260b72fa2db9eb2949d'10 people on Twitter' exult in demise of Boston Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3995c5c57c7c421caf344dad937c8050Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:15:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh drew plenty of flak, and spawned a trending hashtag, by dismissing the opposition to the city's doomed bid for the 2024 Olympics as "10 people on Twitter."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3995c5c57c7c421caf344dad937c8050Federal officials examine probable cause of spaceship crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5cf1b0b39e4be19c8817f3fc58b2abTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:25:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is considering what caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test flight 10 months ago, killing the co-pilot and seriously injuring the pilot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5cf1b0b39e4be19c8817f3fc58b2abPrison employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2dbbf3cafb143048ea75901256ce632Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:27:43 GMTPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2dbbf3cafb143048ea75901256ce632Bryant's HR in 9th lifts Cubs to 9-8 win over Rockieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f11ac7eba696437aa058f0fd4ce2b1baTue, 28 Jul 2015 06:08:46 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — After coming close to hitting a home run the previous few games, Kris Bryant believed he was due to get one to go out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f11ac7eba696437aa058f0fd4ce2b1baThailand remains blacklisted by US for human traffickinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce202a146a92412c8174bdadc8530fe7Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:23 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce202a146a92412c8174bdadc8530fe7Rio de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6855214a23548f380fc23e53b14f753Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:57:03 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek implants to enhance her feminine looks, and was saving up for a sex change operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6855214a23548f380fc23e53b14f753Police say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc32032e861470cb679854f9bffd6ccTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:08:24 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc32032e861470cb679854f9bffd6ccDetained Post reporter's lawyer in Iran asks for his releasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cceb0b621fa6486dad97e190327415b1Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:10:41 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian news agency is quoting the lawyer of a detained Washington Post reporter as saying her client should be freed in the wake of the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cceb0b621fa6486dad97e190327415b1Man killed by escort possibly linked to missing womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea2e5a4917584e5694246a950838e2c0Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:03:39 GMTCHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) — A man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea2e5a4917584e5694246a950838e2c05 things to consider as Trump dangles 3rd party prospecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/884e4839d9be46459e5c8e8bcd4624ceTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:24:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A lot of Republicans would like Donald Trump to go away. But not too far.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/884e4839d9be46459e5c8e8bcd4624ceGoldschmidt homers, scores winning run in Arizona's 4-3 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/915ccf0fc34247e89396800037117b8eTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:47:54 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit his 22nd homer of the season in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th on Jake Lamb's sacrifice fly as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/915ccf0fc34247e89396800037117b8e'The Book of Musical' satirical musical finally in Utahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ddd7977fa904b629c001660b7ecc4e3Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:43:34 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ddd7977fa904b629c001660b7ecc4e3