FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Jul 2015 16:08:08 -07:00Summer is sizzling: Heat records fall across US West, 02 Jul 2015 21:45:42 GMTFrom Seattle to Salt Lake City, the West is baking under record heat. Temperatures reaching the triple digits have made fire conditions extreme and sent folks looking for relief heading into the Fourth of July weekend. Unfortunately, the forecast in many areas calls for more sun and sweat. tied to racist chant hires diversity director, 02 Jul 2015 21:06:38 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The fraternity connected to a racist video featuring University of Oklahoma students that surfaced this spring announced Thursday that it has hired a director of diversity and inclusion. concerned about US ruling for resort developer, 02 Jul 2015 22:06:24 GMTKINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The Bahamas attorney general has expressed frustration with a decision by the developer of a $2.5 billion hotel-and-casino project in Nassau to file for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court. loses radio frequencies used to track wildlife, 02 Jul 2015 21:59:31 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Researchers at Yellowstone National Park have lost their license for a set of radio frequencies used to track more than 100 radio-collared wolves and elk. explosive wounds 5 in Colombian capital, police say, 02 Jul 2015 22:44:09 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade explosive went off in the financial district of Colombia's capital Thursday, wounding five people, police said. the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday, 02 Jul 2015 21:04:51 GMTStocks ended a tumultuous trading week with a slight loss on Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended Independence Day weekend. Investors sold after the release of a downbeat report from the International Monetary Fund on Greece's finances as the country prepares for a Sunday vote on terms of its bailout. U.S. markets will be closed Friday. drone strike kills Islamic State leader, 02 Jul 2015 20:52:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria, the Pentagon said Thursday. still burning after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee, 02 Jul 2015 21:44:16 GMTMARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fire continued to burn Thursday afternoon at the site where a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, and officials said firefighters have been trying to keep neighboring rail cars cool as they make efforts to move them away from the flames. released of girl found dead in bag in Boston Harbor, 02 Jul 2015 21:59:15 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Authorities have released a computer-generated image of a young girl found dead last week inside a plastic bag along a Boston Harbor shoreline and are hoping it generates clues about her identity. girlfriend must testify, Landis to produce records, 02 Jul 2015 22:21:54 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's girlfriend can be questioned under oath about what she knows of his doping past, and his former teammate-turned-antagonist Floyd Landis will have to turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case, a federal judge has decided. Source: Wade chooses to stay with Heat, 02 Jul 2015 22:26:49 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. Latest on train derailment: 5,000 evacuated in Tennessee, 02 Jul 2015 22:05:31 GMTMARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 6 p.m. Obama reversed course on federal college ratings, 02 Jul 2015 22:43:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration. bosses in 137-shot barrage charged in black suburb, 02 Jul 2015 21:12:00 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to stop a chase that ended with a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two black suspects were charged Thursday with misdemeanors in the predominantly black suburb where the shooting occurred. woman's measles death is first in US since 2003, 02 Jul 2015 21:52:16 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Measles killed a Washington woman in the spring — the first such death in the U.S. in 12 years and the first in the state in 25, health officials said Thursday. Rico governor: Creditors should help solve crisis, 02 Jul 2015 22:36:23 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor says creditors are responsible for helping the U.S. island out of its economic crisis because they lent money knowing the government was running a deficit.'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud case, 02 Jul 2015 22:06:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A former California real estate developer once honored as his city's citizen of the year was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 14 years in prison for bilking investors who poured millions of dollars into failed development projects.' 10th-inning homer gives Indians sweep of Rays, 02 Jul 2015 21:08:13 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mike Aviles homered on the first pitch of the 10th inning, giving the Cleveland Indians a 5-4 victory and four-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday. NYC restaurant settles wage violation complaint, 02 Jul 2015 20:36:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — One of New York City's most expensive restaurants agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 percent charge for banquets and did not pass the money on to its waiters, officials said Thursday. says "hit list" was written by Delaware court gunman, 02 Jul 2015 20:41:36 GMTWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A supposed "hit list" and two homemade death certificates found after a shooting at a Delaware courthouse in 2013 were written by the gunman whose widow and children are being tried on federal conspiracy and cyberstalking charges, a defense handwriting expert testified Thursday. Source: Heat now among clubs meeting with Aldridge, 02 Jul 2015 22:24:47 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations says LaMarcus Aldridge and the Miami Heat have spoken about his future plans, and that a formal conversation is scheduled for Thursday night. saves own bacon, glides pig-shaped balloon after crash, 02 Jul 2015 20:54:24 GMTPROVO, Utah (AP) — The pig couldn't fly, the cowboy got away, and the pilot's OK. bison gore woman, injure teen in latest run-ins, 02 Jul 2015 20:41:49 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Bison gored a woman and tossed a teenager into the air in Yellowstone National Park, the latest run-ins with the massive animals during tourist season in the popular landmark. War II POWs from Colorado get long-delayed medals, 02 Jul 2015 22:09:51 GMTLAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated. boom: Kentucky inventory reaches 40-year high, 02 Jul 2015 21:17:49 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's bourbon boom is showing no signs of peaking as distilleries keep up a production pace unmatched for decades. President Renee James to leave chipmaker, 02 Jul 2015 20:35:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Intel said Thursday that President Renee James, who has worked at the chipmaker for 28 years, plans to leave the company early next year to seek a CEO role elsewhere. makes $6.3B bid for fellow insurer Health Net, 02 Jul 2015 21:00:13 GMTCentene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their business with a $6.3-billion bid for fellow insurer Health Net. offenders sue, cite Indiana's religious objections law, 02 Jul 2015 21:58:48 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit filed on behalf of two registered sex offenders cites Indiana's new religious objections law in arguing they've been wrongly prohibited from worshipping at churches that have schools on the same property. ballpark fire blamed on boys playing with fire, 02 Jul 2015 20:54:42 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A massive fire that destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium was caused by four boys playing with fire who fled when the flames got out of control, investigators said Thursday. New details on alleged Emile Hirsch assault, 02 Jul 2015 21:56:39 GMTPARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A studio executive who authorities say was assaulted by actor Emile Hirsch during the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year described the incident as being "insanely painful and absolutely terrifying," according to public records obtained by The Associated Press. clerk sued for not issuing gay-marriage licenses, 02 Jul 2015 22:54:57 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses — or any marriage licenses at all — following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry. fire scouting director Correa amid hacking scandal, 02 Jul 2015 22:26:22 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals said Thursday they have fired scouting director Chris Correa, the first known fallout from the hacking scandal that has resulted in a federal investigation into whether the team illegally got inside the player personnel database of the Houston Astros. man found guilty of lying about war gets new trial, 02 Jul 2015 20:55:36 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man who was found guilty of lying about his participation in war crimes that occurred during the 1992 Bosnia-Herzegovina conflict will receive a new trial. Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard weds in Idaho, 02 Jul 2015 22:56:04 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Hubbard of the country duo Florida Georgia Line has tied the knot. therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patients, 02 Jul 2015 22:42:26 GMTLONDON (AP) — Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the treatment more widely.$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill, 02 Jul 2015 20:46:37 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion. rejects ex-Goldman board member's bid for exoneration, 02 Jul 2015 22:22:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was told Thursday that he can't use a court's ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction. Time for golf powers to stand up to Donald Trump, 02 Jul 2015 22:00:53 GMTDonald Trump loves Mexicans, he really does. is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC, 02 Jul 2015 21:35:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans, 02 Jul 2015 21:29:31 GMTLA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in the state where the GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field. Lookahead: 1 win apiece sets up all-Williams match, 02 Jul 2015 22:24:05 GMTLONDON (AP) — In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of eight Wimbledon finals. critical after alleged beating for eating cake, 02 Jul 2015 20:55:47 GMTHAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Hagerstown police say a 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission. before referendum, Greek voters perplexed and undecided, 02 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for.'s counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism, 02 Jul 2015 21:05:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. Woods shoots 4-under 66 at Greenbrier Classic, 02 Jul 2015 22:39:27 GMTWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods has rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with a 4-under-par 66 in the opening round of The Greenbrier Classic. Suspect high on meth during Arizona killings, 02 Jul 2015 21:44:16 GMTFLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A missing Phoenix-area couple were killed and buried in the yard of a man who told investigators he was high on methamphetamine when he shot the husband and wife, authorities said Thursday. Latest: At 30, Brown shows he can beat world's best, 02 Jul 2015 20:53:01 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): Mexican army ordered troops to 'kill criminals', 02 Jul 2015 22:31:09 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A human rights group said Thursday that military documents show high-ranking officers had given Mexican soldiers standing orders to kill criminals ahead of an army mass slaying of suspected cartel members after they surrendered. in Mormon church photo voices support for gay marriage, 02 Jul 2015 20:42:05 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon Sylvia Cabus was thrilled with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage, but those checking out her church's website likely wouldn't have known it. stocks slip on mixed US jobs report, Greek fears, 02 Jul 2015 20:47:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended a tumultuous trading week with slight losses Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended holiday weekend.