FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Jul 2015 20:28:33 -07:00A-Rod takes pride in being 40 and still playing in majors, 28 Jul 2015 00:49:07 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez doesn't remember any clubhouse conversations as a young player about still being in the game at 40 years old. letter carrier convicted of delivering marijuana, 28 Jul 2015 01:45:55 GMTGREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former letter carrier has been convicted of delivering packages of marijuana from a post office to the home of a conspirator. charged after police say he planned to fight IS, 28 Jul 2015 02:30:11 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man appeared in court Tuesday on terror charges after police say he tried to join Kurdish-aligned forces battling the Islamic State group in Iraq. finds cocaine diluted in fruit shipment from Colombia, 28 Jul 2015 00:05:08 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Customs and law enforcement personnel in Mexico say they found an undetermined amount of cocaine dissolved in fruit pulp imported from Colombia. Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8, 28 Jul 2015 03:18:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. theater shooter's sister says his eyes changed, 28 Jul 2015 00:53:51 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, his eyes bulged from his head and he spoke in short, stilted phrases— a vast difference from the loving brother who protected her while they were growing up, she testified Monday., Senate clash over highway bill ahead of deadline, 28 Jul 2015 02:05:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans rebuffed their Senate counterparts Monday over must-pass highway legislation, setting the two chambers on a collision course days ahead of a crucial deadline in the midst of the summer driving season. Korean PM says MERS threat is over, 28 Jul 2015 02:18:00 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn says the country is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May. Citizens United must disclose donor information to NY, 28 Jul 2015 00:17:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A nonprofit conservative organization advocating for less government must disclose information about its major donors to New York's attorney general if it wants to solicit money in the state, a judge said Monday. moves to revive Export-Import Bank in highway debate, 28 Jul 2015 02:48:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved legislation reviving the federal Export-Import Bank despite opposition from conservatives. men charged with murder of teens in firebombing, 28 Jul 2015 01:02:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Three fugitives have been arrested and charged in connection with a firebombing that killed three teenagers at a tire shop in April., Senate on collision course in highway debate, 28 Jul 2015 03:00:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans had already declared the transportation bill dead on arrival. of Mudd singer Scantlin accused of DWI, fleeing, 28 Jul 2015 00:15:36 GMTOLIVIA, Minn. (AP) — Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin faces charges of drunken driving and fleeing police after a chase in Minnesota that reached speeds of about 100 mph. drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4, 28 Jul 2015 02:21:00 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons. plays Aruba or St Vincent in World Cup qualifying opener, 28 Jul 2015 00:01:40 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The United States will host Aruba or St. Vincent and the Grenadines at St. Louis on Nov. 13 in the Americans' opening qualifier for the 2018 World Cup. calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad', 28 Jul 2015 02:52:54 GMTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad." US has 'long' and 'painful' history of discrimination, 28 Jul 2015 02:20:37 GMTGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The United States must acknowledge a "painful, complicated" history of racial discrimination that still affects many minorities, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio said Monday between campaign speeches in South Carolina. Hall of Fame Inductions story, 28 Jul 2015 01:22:52 GMTCOOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — In a story July 26 about the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that John Smoltz was the first player inducted into the Hall of Fame who had undergone Tommy John surgery. Smoltz was the first pitcher to enter the Hall who had the operation.'s slam paces Cardinals' 4-1 win over Reds, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:09 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night. prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case, 28 Jul 2015 02:49:17 GMTHEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell three days after a traffic stop by a white state trooper. earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua province, 28 Jul 2015 00:44:46 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has rocked Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Korea says MERS threat is over, 28 Jul 2015 03:16:09 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday it is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May. prisons agree to recognize humanism as religion, 28 Jul 2015 00:25:23 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal prisoners who identify as humanist can now celebrate Darwin Day and get accommodations typically afforded to those inmates who believe in a deity. national team coach allegedly hits TV journalist, 28 Jul 2015 02:05:49 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The coach of Mexico's national soccer team is known for his histrionic displays of emotion during games.' 11th-inning HR gives Orioles 2-1 win over Braves, 28 Jul 2015 02:38:20 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory. bash: Alex Rodriguez homers on 40th birthday, 28 Jul 2015 02:22:27 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager. acquire reliever Tyler Clippard from Athletics, 28 Jul 2015 02:35:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The active New York Mets acquired first-rate reliever Tyler Clippard from Oakland for a minor league pitcher Monday, completing their second trade in four days and sending another signal they're serious about contending this year. Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?, 28 Jul 2015 03:01:44 GMTBoston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's ever-changing blueprint. seeing more wildfires, but sustaining less damage, 28 Jul 2015 01:36:40 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The number of California wildfires so far this year is up, but the acreage burned is smaller, the result of favorable weather and more firefighters who can quickly be dispatched to corral flames, fire officials say. says EPA should be limited 'umbrella organization', 28 Jul 2015 01:09:29 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Monday he would shift most of the responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to state-based regulators, leaving the EPA to serve as an "umbrella organization" that would resolve disputes between them. Smoltz-Tommy John Surgery story, 28 Jul 2015 02:12:53 GMTIn a story July 2 about John Smoltz's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he would be the first player enshrined into the Hall following Tommy John surgery. Smoltz is the first pitcher to enter the Hall who had the operation. says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunman, 28 Jul 2015 02:05:11 GMTCARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The gunman responsible for last week's deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to hospital for a mental evaluation in 2008 after his family said he was a danger to himself and others. Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mystery, 28 Jul 2015 00:41:51 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, a scientist working on the case said Monday. Olympic dreams fizzle, Bostonians wonder: Now what?, 28 Jul 2015 01:26:36 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some are wistfully wondering what might have been. name woman to training camp coach position, 28 Jul 2015 02:44:18 GMTTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason. takes break from retirement to play doubles, 28 Jul 2015 02:31:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Even retirement couldn't stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week's Atlanta Open. pleads for return of missing California 8-year-old, 28 Jul 2015 00:18:49 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The mother of a missing 8-year-old girl pleaded for her safe return Monday as search efforts grew to include federal authorities. House chairman calls on Obama to remove IRS commissioner, 28 Jul 2015 00:54:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of a powerful House committee called for the removal of the IRS commissioner Monday, saying he has obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups. decrees warrantless geolocation tracking of cellphones, 28 Jul 2015 01:26:12 GMTLIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's government on Monday ordered telecommunications companies to grant police warrantless access to cellphone users' locations and other call data in real time and store that data for three years, a decree that civil libertarians called an unconstitutional invasion of privacy. hits 2 HRs to help Rays top Tigers 5-2, 28 Jul 2015 02:35:28 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Curt Casali homered twice, Nathan Karns took a one-hit shutout into the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Monday night. California man suspected of starting wildfire, 28 Jul 2015 00:18:30 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — More wildfires have torn across California so far this year compared with the same period of 2014, but firefighters said Monday that efforts to confine and extinguish the latest blazes have been more successful than in the past. packages sent to Oregon government buildings, 28 Jul 2015 02:17:39 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon are investigating suspicious packages sent to government buildings around the state. fire at The Cosmopolitan fueled by fake palm trees, 28 Jul 2015 00:21:21 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Fake palm trees and high winds fueled a poolside fire on a rooftop at The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip over the weekend, fire officials said Monday. lawyer: family won't disrupt Hall of Fame ceremonies, 28 Jul 2015 01:08:10 GMTCANTON, Ohio (AP) — The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Things to Know for Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 01:06:05 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: of Pearl Harbor victims raised for identification, 28 Jul 2015 00:13:45 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The military on Monday exhumed more caskets containing the unidentified remains of USS Oklahoma crew members killed in the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. backs bill to help vets who've suffered sexual assault, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans who suffered sexual assault or other sexual abuse while in uniform would get help more easily from the Department of Veterans Affairs under a bill approved Monday by the House. related to unrest after Gray death released, 28 Jul 2015 01:32:40 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials have released thousands of pages of documents related to unrest following Freddie Gray's death. leak caused Marine jet crash in Southern California, 28 Jul 2015 02:39:03 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — An oil leak caused a Marine fighter jet to crash in a Southern California neighborhood last year, setting several homes on fire and destroying the aircraft, it was reported Monday.