FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Aug 2015 16:17:41 -07:00Coach, teammates fondly remember Kansas batboy who died, 03 Aug 2015 21:58:59 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Members of a semi-pro Kansas baseball team say the 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally hit by a follow-through swing was energetic and hard-working, and had a nearly constant smile. appears alongside yachts in luxury Argentine area, 03 Aug 2015 22:51:33 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A whale appeared in the marina of one of Buenos Aires' most exclusive neighborhoods Monday, periodically surfacing alongside luxury yachts while hundreds of onlookers tried to capture the moment with smartphones. says SEC is looking into its total return fund, 03 Aug 2015 21:36:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Investment giant Pimco says the Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into its total-return fund.'s power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states, 03 Aug 2015 22:26:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that — if successful — would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity. jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances, 03 Aug 2015 22:42:43 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die. Police officers unlawfully opened fire in death, 03 Aug 2015 22:28:31 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A "paramilitary response" by police in New Mexico unnecessarily escalated an encounter last year that ended when two officers unlawfully opened fire and killed a homeless man despite signs that he wanted to surrender, a special prosecutor said Monday. McEntire, Narvel Blackstock announce separation, 03 Aug 2015 21:20:57 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country superstar Reba McEntire and her husband and manager Narvel Blackstock announced they are separating after 26 years of marriage. people with Legionnaires' disease have died in NY outbreak, 03 Aug 2015 22:40:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City health officials say seven people with Legionnaires' disease have died amid an outbreak that has sickened dozens more. candidate: Board has ended probe of Facebook posts, 03 Aug 2015 21:24:15 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas radiologist who lost a hard-fought primary battle to Republican Sen. Pat Roberts says the state's medical board has dropped an investigation into whether he violated patient privacy by posting X-ray images of severe medical injuries. Tipster wrote sexual letters to Aaron Hernandez, 03 Aug 2015 21:44:33 GMTFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An anonymous tipster who raised questions about a juror in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez had a sexually explicit relationship with him, a prosecutor said in a filing released Monday, the day Hernandez's girlfriend was seen wearing a wedding band. blocks GOP bill to end Planned Parenthood fed funds, 03 Aug 2015 22:04:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has blocked a Republican effort to shut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood. Shipman wins $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratoga, 03 Aug 2015 22:47:52 GMTSARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Lady Shipman continued her winning ways with a dominating 3 ¼-length victory in the $100,000 Coronation Cup Monday at Saratoga Race Course. military tests ballistic missile interceptor off Hawaii, 03 Aug 2015 22:38:26 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military said Monday it successfully tested an interceptor that can shoot down ballistic missiles as well as airplanes. pleads guilty to killing 10-year-old son found in river, 03 Aug 2015 21:19:35 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man admitted Monday that he killed his 10-year-old son, saying he beat the boy in a fit of rage, then wrapped the child with duct tape and threw him in a river because he feared he'd get in trouble. of batboys suspended after 9-year-old's death, 03 Aug 2015 22:05:00 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress has suspended using batboys and batgirls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game. man accused of decapitating wife emits howl in court, 03 Aug 2015 21:23:58 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man who authorities say decapitated his wife and two dogs and gouged his own eye out let out a moaning howl in court after a prosecutor told a judge what the man had allegedly done, according to video released Monday. offensive line coach Kromer joins team at camp, 03 Aug 2015 21:19:29 GMTPITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer has rejoined the team in time for its night practice at training camp, coach Rex Ryan says. in compliance with vandalism sentence, judge says, 03 Aug 2015 21:45:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge said Monday that Justin Bieber is complying with the terms of his probation in a vandalism case after the singer recently performed part of the community labor requirement of his sentence. White officer panicked before shooting black man, 03 Aug 2015 22:12:37 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A white Charlotte police officer on trial for the on-duty killing of a black man panicked and didn't identify himself or give any commands before shooting 12 times at the agitated man seeking help in an unfamiliar neighborhood after a car crash, a prosecutor said during opening statements Monday. report: Illinois players' allegations unfounded, 03 Aug 2015 22:30:40 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former University of Illinois women's basketball players' allegations of racially motivated mistreatment were unfounded, investigators hired by the school concluded in a report released Monday that also found that one former assistant coach "treated players harshly." downgraded to tropical storm as it heads to Hawaii, 03 Aug 2015 23:05:48 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday as it continued its course toward the Hawaiian Islands. force urges more research into child autism screening, 03 Aug 2015 22:05:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A government task force says more research is needed to determine if toddlers should be screened for autism even if check-ups or parents haven't spotted developmental problems — despite screening recommendations from other health groups. face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview, 03 Aug 2015 21:18:25 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. kids injured by falling California tree leave hospital, 03 Aug 2015 22:37:50 GMTPASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A young girl and boy who were seriously injured when a 75-foot-tall tree fell on them at a summer camp in suburban Los Angeles have been released from the hospital. blocks GOP bill to halt federal funds for Planned Parenthood in mostly party-line vote, 03 Aug 2015 22:02:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate blocks GOP bill to halt federal funds for Planned Parenthood in mostly party-line vote. says SEC may take action against its total return fund, 03 Aug 2015 22:45:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Investment giant Pimco said Monday the Securities and Exchange Commission may take legal action against its total-return fund. Rico confirms it failed to make $58M debt payment, 03 Aug 2015 21:40:52 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The government of Puerto Rico confirmed Monday that it failed to make a $58 million debt payment in a significant escalation of the debt crisis facing the U.S. island territory. deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leave, 03 Aug 2015 22:05:20 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning. personal finances: more liabilities than assets, 03 Aug 2015 22:17:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker often talks about shopping at discount stores. Now we know why. slams into Saipan causing widespread damage, 03 Aug 2015 22:51:32 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A typhoon with sustained winds around 100 mph and gusts up to 120 mph slammed into Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, causing widespread damage. weather helps crews battling California wildfire, 03 Aug 2015 22:17:11 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather helped crews build a buffer Monday between a raging Northern California wildfire and some of the thousands of homes it threatened as it tore through drought-withered brush that hadn't burned in years. Latest: Suspect only has traffic infractions on record, 03 Aug 2015 22:00:56 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local): Durst doesn't get handwriting comparisons, 03 Aug 2015 21:32:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge in New Orleans says prosecutors don't have to give real estate heir Robert Durst a series of six handwriting comparisons involved in the California murder case against him. Hernandez's fiancee asks court to change her surname, 03 Aug 2015 21:21:12 GMTNORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The fiancee of imprisoned ex-New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has petitioned a Rhode Island court to add the surname Hernandez to her name, matching their daughter's name.' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan, 03 Aug 2015 22:58:26 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants. Latest: News conference canceled in officer killing case, 03 Aug 2015 22:24:00 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee (all times local):, teammates fondly remember Kansas bat boy who died, 03 Aug 2015 21:54:55 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Members of a semi-pro Kansas baseball team say the 9-year-old bat boy who died after being accidentally hit by a follow-through swing was energetic and hard-working, and had a nearly constant smile. reporters arrested during Ferguson protests settle suits, 03 Aug 2015 23:05:23 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two journalists who were arrested while reporting on protests after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown have settled lawsuits against St. Louis County, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Monday. Olympics athlete vanishes after another found safe, 03 Aug 2015 22:09:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A search is underway for an autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport early Monday, just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California. man gets 35 years for crashing into bar during chase, 03 Aug 2015 21:57:25 GMTWESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of crashing a stolen truck into a crowded Ohio tavern and injuring at least a dozen people has been sentenced to 35 1/2 years in prison. Suspect in death of missing soldier to enter guilty plea, 03 Aug 2015 22:34:11 GMTFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina district attorney says the suspect in the disappearance and death of a Fort Bragg soldier will plead guilty to both charges against him. accused of hiring hit man to kill ex gets probation, 03 Aug 2015 21:52:24 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman charged with hiring a hit man to kill her ex-husband during a bitter child custody dispute was sentenced Monday to five years of probation in a plea deal. conservatives cap Koch brothers weekend with pledges, 03 Aug 2015 23:00:53 GMTDANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch. sue officer who handcuffed mentally disabled kids, 03 Aug 2015 22:57:40 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two northern Kentucky women have sued a county sheriff and one of his school resource officers for placing their two disabled elementary school children in handcuffs. rise at weekly US Treasury auction, 03 Aug 2015 21:35:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills climbing to the highest level in more than four years. resident guilty in Chinese test-taking plot, 03 Aug 2015 21:21:38 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A Chinese citizen who lives in western Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to charges she used phony passports to take English-language fluency tests used for college entrance purposes for two other Chinese women, including one now enrolled at Virginia Tech. Idaho's anti-dairy spying law is unconstitutional, 03 Aug 2015 22:37:39 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional. blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds, 03 Aug 2015 22:29:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections. NewsAlert, 03 Aug 2015 22:27:55 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ex-con accused of killing police officer has turned himself in, spokesman for US attorney says. universities to help with dirty water cleanup, 03 Aug 2015 21:19:50 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezao signed a deal Monday with several Brazilian universities and research institutes to develop a plan for cleaning up the polluted waters of the city's sewage-strewn Guanabara Bay, where Olympic sailing events will be held.