FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:56:35 -08:00Agency plans to award Mexico border wall contracts by Aprilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc9f19e03ab14632a8f155ce38540615Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:05:27 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000-mile border.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc9f19e03ab14632a8f155ce385406156 charged in death of UConn student run over after partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c71cf7fbb79a42d5b7165a14926265dbSat, 25 Feb 2017 02:56:56 GMTSTORRS, Conn. (AP) — Six University of Connecticut students were charged Friday with alcohol-related offenses connected to the death of a student who was run over by a fire department vehicle after leaving a party last fall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c71cf7fbb79a42d5b7165a14926265dbJohnson leads Iowa State women in upset of No. 6 Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e460ed3448f548dc8c23afd84a58238cSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:39:06 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Iowa State missed the NCAA Tournament last season after a nine-year run. On Friday night, the Cyclones took a big step toward making a return.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e460ed3448f548dc8c23afd84a58238cLeading critic of Philippine leader arrested on drug chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67c3a62565884031ab6bbb543975643fSat, 25 Feb 2017 02:51:40 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly crackdown on illegal drugs said she won't be intimidated by a leader she called a "serial killer" after police arrested her on drug charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67c3a62565884031ab6bbb543975643fAlvarez stops Bute to become WBC light heavy challengerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35012f83f3494c56a3a4a5cb0428ef2dSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:54:42 GMTQUEBEC CITY (AP) — Eleider Alvarez stopped former champion Lucian Bute with a pair of right-hand shots in the fifth round to win a light heavyweight elimination bout between the two Montreal-based boxers Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35012f83f3494c56a3a4a5cb0428ef2dCapitals beat Oilers to extend home winning streak to 13http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d707d16a833d407883117c6d71ddecd0Sat, 25 Feb 2017 03:41:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Without their usual offensive dominance at home and missing several key regulars, the Washington Capitals kept the puck almost all night and kept their home winning streak alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d707d16a833d407883117c6d71ddecd0Syrian who worked on nominated film can't attend Oscarshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3e4fa17185b4e3c8ca65a4d8870db68Sat, 25 Feb 2017 03:21:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3e4fa17185b4e3c8ca65a4d8870db68DeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics 107-97http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93fd17b30b37470188d4c2251a3bba44Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:48:49 GMTTORONTO (AP) — New talent helped the Toronto Raptors, though a familiar face pushed them over the finish line.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93fd17b30b37470188d4c2251a3bba44Brazil's Carnival begins with parades, parties but no mayorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5b0a2ed9b71466bb36cdfc24956f178Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:42:14 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with politicians over a sprawling corruption scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5b0a2ed9b71466bb36cdfc24956f178Harris scores 25 points in Nuggets' 129-109 win over Netshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b47585331544b0800c6db327678b30Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:09:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — Running the floor, hitting the boards and putting up points — a lot of them — are becoming staples for the Denver Nuggets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b47585331544b0800c6db327678b30Wade, Butler lead Bulls over Suns 128-121 in overtimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a15b44afc558424d9852db5f2a9bf248Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:08:21 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — To Dwyane Wade, it felt like an otherworldly experience.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a15b44afc558424d9852db5f2a9bf248US bars Syrian behind nominated film from attending Oscarshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57a21eca2cae4c768486e28cca559ed4Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:20:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities have decided to bar entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer whose harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," has been nominated for an Academy Award.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57a21eca2cae4c768486e28cca559ed4Tyler Johnson leads resurgent Heat past Hawks, 108-90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f90a9501531e48deaf9aa5d11bf41fcfSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:48:44 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Johnson scored 23 points and the resurgent Miami Heat helped add new lift to their playoff hopes by beating the Atlanta Hawks 108-90 on Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f90a9501531e48deaf9aa5d11bf41fcfJodie Foster, Michael J. Fox call for unity at UTA rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f4b6f412d524fa4883ffb3924c6832fSat, 25 Feb 2017 02:12:56 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — While most celebrities are gearing up for Oscar events, Jodie Foster, Michael J. Fox and Keegan Michael Key are among those who gathered to speak Friday at a rally in support of immigrant rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f4b6f412d524fa4883ffb3924c6832fToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e0e41da7f0e4abea77bb8ff982367a6Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:01:21 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e0e41da7f0e4abea77bb8ff982367a6Helicopter crashes near New Jersey apartment complexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3148ee106f464614af19ca6bcc09111cSat, 25 Feb 2017 05:31:45 GMTCHATHAM, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a helicopter with two people on board crashed near an apartment complex in New Jersey after its tail hit a garage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3148ee106f464614af19ca6bcc09111cWestbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Lakers, 110-93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/747109c520c84ed68b1dced8636b122aSat, 25 Feb 2017 05:13:15 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook connected with his new teammates immediately.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/747109c520c84ed68b1dced8636b122aMuhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee3add5a2ae4c09ac03a8b526bdb4e9Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:15:56 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee3add5a2ae4c09ac03a8b526bdb4e9Del Potro beats defending champ Querrey in Delray Beach QFhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b9411f0c48464298b9cd7ccb9ae552Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:30:30 GMTDELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro never faced a break point and eliminated defending champion Sam Querrey 7-5, 7-5 on Friday night to reach the Delray Beach Open semifinals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b9411f0c48464298b9cd7ccb9ae552No. 19 DePaul blasts Villanova behind Schulte in 77-50 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41489fb9b4a744cba9c92fdbb4faa7e8Sat, 25 Feb 2017 03:14:34 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Brooke Schulte scored 17 points, and senior standout Jessica January scored 13 for DePaul in her first game action since December, to lead No. 19 DePaul to a 77-50 win over Villanova Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41489fb9b4a744cba9c92fdbb4faa7e8Lack gets 9th career shutout, Hurricanes beat Senators 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1387cbd71d274e2f94a7d626a716161fSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:42:01 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eddie Lack spent a lot of time this season watching his Carolina Hurricanes teammates play while he dealt with concussion issues. He made the most of a rare chance to play against the Ottawa Senators.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1387cbd71d274e2f94a7d626a716161fThe Latest: Vigil honors man killed at Kansas bar shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/546799bdd5fc49b08098ece1a24863dcSat, 25 Feb 2017 03:15:58 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/546799bdd5fc49b08098ece1a24863dcWisconsin man sent to prison for cutting off woman's fingerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32562c3a3dbf42a09be00ee741a89651Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:27:25 GMTGREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison after pleading no contest last year to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to honor a fellow rap music fan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32562c3a3dbf42a09be00ee741a89651Ex-sheriff with Alzheimer's faces trial on corruption countshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64c726d5f7624f61a23b644fca074fb1Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:15:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca went on trial on federal corruption charges Friday stripped of a ceremonial badge and unable to present a defense that might have won him sympathy if jurors knew he was in the early stage of Alzheimer's disease.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64c726d5f7624f61a23b644fca074fb1Pence tells Jewish group world will know US supports Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d20f80bef16640f6a198a0433d3a688bSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:55:09 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence assured the Republican Jewish Coalition that he and President Donald Trump will work tirelessly on foreign and domestic issues important to the group, such as enacting business-friendly policies at home and supporting Israel abroad.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d20f80bef16640f6a198a0433d3a688bNo. 25 Drake women win record 17th straight, clinch titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1dc4287ab547bf807112dfb96bec1cSat, 25 Feb 2017 03:40:57 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lizzy Wendell scored 21 points and No. 21 Drake defeated Northern Iowa 70-57 on Friday night and clinched outright the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1dc4287ab547bf807112dfb96bec1cTowns, Wiggins help Wolves beat Mavericks 97-84http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e7ddf258e8f43c5a5f38e772dc1240dSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:32:44 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For a guy who spent the week engulfed in trade rumors, Ricky Rubio looked right at home in Minnesota.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e7ddf258e8f43c5a5f38e772dc1240dAP Explains: Who competes and how Carnival parades judgedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b34f939d9c44703a5fff86141510ec5Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:40:18 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the "sambadrome." For the competitors, getting to the big show is months in the making.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b34f939d9c44703a5fff86141510ec5Yang takes 1 shot lead after second round at LPGA Thailandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ece480294747c1a4ee5cf82ef2749bSat, 25 Feb 2017 06:27:31 GMTCHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea fired a 67 for a one shot advantage over Chinese Shanshan Feng and local hope Ariya Jutanugarn after the delayed halfway stage of the US$1.6 million LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on Saturday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ece480294747c1a4ee5cf82ef2749bHayward, Jazz take charge in lane to beat Bucks 109-95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c44886b1134dba8f7f031f415852eeSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:31:46 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — A thunderous dunk by Gordon Hayward seemed to wake the Utah Jazz out of an early slumber.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c44886b1134dba8f7f031f415852eeNo. 10 Oregon State defeats No. 8 Stanford 50-47http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b569857cecfc4a5a91a1e5afd22967e2Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:39:23 GMTCORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Marie Gulich made a go-ahead layup with 14.4 seconds left and No. 10 Oregon State clinched a share of the Pac-12 regular season title with a 50-47 victory over No. 8 Stanford on Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b569857cecfc4a5a91a1e5afd22967e2Wieters joins Nationals; Judge hits long homer for Yankeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75fb29f99acc427e90d2644a6a1b886eSat, 25 Feb 2017 03:23:43 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Matt Wieters finally has a new team. One crazy accident turned his free agency into a harrowing experience.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75fb29f99acc427e90d2644a6a1b886eGPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9238a78041ee48fd90fe673f70e7174bSat, 25 Feb 2017 02:29:50 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9238a78041ee48fd90fe673f70e7174bAP Analysis: Will China be North Korea's Trump card?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e62eb13b199846ecaf0746e40dd816acSat, 25 Feb 2017 06:43:22 GMTTOKYO (AP) — China's announcement it has suspended North Korean coal imports may have been its first test of whether the Trump administration is ready to do something about a major, and mutual, security problem: North Korea's nukes. While China is Pyongyang's biggest enabler, it is also the biggest outside agent of regime-challenging change — just not in the way Washington has wanted.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e62eb13b199846ecaf0746e40dd816acProtesters again greet McConnell appearance at homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f891c92d745c4737a1be4bb2e50aefa7Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:06:44 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Protesters who shadowed Mitch McConnell during his home state appearances this week are vowing to keep tracking the Senate majority leader whenever he returns to Kentucky.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f891c92d745c4737a1be4bb2e50aefa7White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46178a91934e47559d6b675ec0e5575cSat, 25 Feb 2017 03:29:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46178a91934e47559d6b675ec0e5575cGuatemala orders expulsion of abortion ship, crewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1c8dedd69e473fac1b665db81efa26Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:35:42 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's immigration office on Friday ordered the expulsion of a ship run by a Dutch nonprofit organization that performs free abortions onboard in international waters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1c8dedd69e473fac1b665db81efa26Pacers beat Grizzlies 102-92 to end six-game skidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c34d92f6acb43b19c7d800ad7e1a00dSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:17:26 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George noticed the noise, even before perhaps the loudest ovation he's received all season during player introductions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c34d92f6acb43b19c7d800ad7e1a00dHaiti gov't creates commission to probe prison conditionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8346bfd152e54ca4aba01899e33da116Sat, 25 Feb 2017 03:16:41 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti announced a new government commission on Friday to probe the country's prisons and other overcrowded lockups and make recommendations to improve desperate conditions for inmates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8346bfd152e54ca4aba01899e33da116Foster, Fox call for unity at rally for immigration rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61495488909140be95945580cbf78ce9Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:32:39 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in Beverly Hills Friday to do something to do something a little different: rally for immigration rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61495488909140be95945580cbf78ce9Spurs kick off rust from layoff to beat Clippers 105-97http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/142b90a469694bc7a1e680fb98545fceSat, 25 Feb 2017 06:18:44 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points despite foul trouble and the San Antonio Spurs shook off the rust from a nine-day layoff to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-97 on Friday night for their third straight win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/142b90a469694bc7a1e680fb98545fceJohnson leads Flames past Panthers 4-2 for 3rd straighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c8eae8ac8d42128b1f8c9bd8067834Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:42:15 GMTSUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Calgary Flames are having a successful road trip, while the Florida Panthers are struggling at home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c8eae8ac8d42128b1f8c9bd8067834Benn's goal breaks tie in 3rd, Stars beat Coyotes 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae1cdd02f145447baac1f2e3832a8094Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:54:02 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn was hardly willing to concede that Dallas is out of playoff contention, even after the Stars made a trade earlier in the day that seemed to indicate they were looking to the future.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae1cdd02f145447baac1f2e3832a8094Little Big Town's momentum grows with Ryman residencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d673f2d2a204aeaa017268e2865194fSat, 25 Feb 2017 05:55:55 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At the close of the first-ever residency at the Ryman Auditorium on Friday, country vocal group Little Big Town gave the audience a glimpse of how some of the first performers on that stage sounded like.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d673f2d2a204aeaa017268e2865194fAP Explains: What chemical weapons N. Korea possesseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c06464b56581474bacf11c28ab8606beSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:26:38 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may have found a new use for its large stockpile of chemical and biological weapons, which are meant to attack South Korean and U.S. troops in case of another war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c06464b56581474bacf11c28ab8606beLatest: Church went into lockdown after Kansas bar shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6467ad0493f9426e90dac47e3e53c9b8Sat, 25 Feb 2017 03:50:41 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6467ad0493f9426e90dac47e3e53c9b8Covington, Saric lead Sixers to 120-112 win over Wizardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6addc990c39b4d4db31687355dfcebb9Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:48:43 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Robert Covington had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Dario Saric added 20 points and 11 boards, and the depleted Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 120-112 on Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6addc990c39b4d4db31687355dfcebb9Jeep buried in sand dune for 40 years is finally unearthedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d790bc5ec8d420489b349b176287462Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:28:16 GMTTRURO, Mass. (AP) — A Jeep buried in sand in Massachusetts 40 years ago has finally been dug out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d790bc5ec8d420489b349b176287462AP Explains: Why the Democratic Party chair race mattershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba1be336c37412788c1a756d1d8a3bdSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:50:41 GMTATLANTA (AP) — National Democrats will elect a new chair whose task is to steady a reeling party and capitalize on the widespread opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba1be336c37412788c1a756d1d8a3bdWitnesses: Bar gunman shouted 'get out of my country'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f0533e36a8d4fcc88cb619c89ab8518Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:04:51 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f0533e36a8d4fcc88cb619c89ab8518