FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 31 Jul 2015 12:26:06 -07:00Several wildfires blackening dry California's golden hills, 31 Jul 2015 18:03:18 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A series of wildfires blackened the golden hills of California on Friday, egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. faces uncertain future at Michael Waltrip Racing, 31 Jul 2015 19:01:49 GMTLONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Clint Bowyer is ready to press on at Pocono Raceway in the wake of an ownership shake-up that leaves the veteran driver with an uncertain future.'s body in crib leads police to review sister's death, 31 Jul 2015 18:50:15 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The discovery of a young girl's decomposed body in a crib at an Ohio apartment is prompting authorities to take another look at her sister's death two years ago, the Medina County police chief said Friday. killed when executive jet crashes at England airfield, 31 Jul 2015 18:36:38 GMTLONDON (AP) — An executive jet crashed onto a car auction center and burst into flames while trying to land at an airport in southern England Friday, killing all four people aboard, police said. Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death, 31 Jul 2015 18:47:03 GMTDUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel is either unable or unwilling to contain. attacks HQ of rebel group it calls US 'agents', 31 Jul 2015 18:23:39 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria launched an attack early Friday on the headquarters of a rebel faction in northern Syria believed to have been trained by the U.S. government, killing at least five fighters and wounding more than a dozen, the militants and an activist group said. The Nusra Front, which has also abducted several members of the faction known as Division 30, vowed to cut off "the arms" of the American government in Syria.'s doctor says 2016 candidate in "excellent" health, 31 Jul 2015 18:11:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's physician describes the Democratic presidential candidate as in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States." contacted by representative for dentist who killed lion, 31 Jul 2015 18:57:04 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal authorities say they've now been contacted by a representative for the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe. landlord pleads not guilty in fire that killed 6, 31 Jul 2015 18:29:22 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The owner of an apartment house in Portland where six tenants died in the deadliest blaze in 40 years in Maine pleaded not guilty Friday to six counts of manslaughter. proposes protections for already protected clergy, 31 Jul 2015 18:59:13 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A Republican wants to explicitly allow clergy in Georgia to refuse to perform gay marriages — a protection they already enjoy under the U.S. Constitution. Guard: Search for teens will be suspended at sunset, 31 Jul 2015 18:40:27 GMTOPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard will suspend its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week, officials said Friday. village makes ransom payments to keep computers running, 31 Jul 2015 18:32:13 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A village in central New York made ransom payments of $300 and $500 last year to keep its computers running after two official-looking emails released malware throughout its system, state auditors said. Source: Nancy Lieberman to become a Kings assistant coach, 31 Jul 2015 18:19:53 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman has agreed to become an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings, joining Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs as another female NBA assistant coach, a person with knowledge of the decision said Friday. Colombian warlord apologizes for atrocities, 31 Jul 2015 19:11:48 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia's most-feared right-wing warlords has been released from jail and apologized Friday for his atrocities. Lieberman to become a Kings assistant coach, 31 Jul 2015 18:39:26 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman was hired as an assistant coach of the Sacramento Kings on Friday, joining Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs as another female NBA assistant coach. accused of shooting family had no previous convictions, 31 Jul 2015 18:36:50 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family who had stopped to help him on a Montana roadside has no prior criminal convictions. withdraws from Women's British Open with ankle injury, 31 Jul 2015 18:13:59 GMTTURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Michelle Wie withdrew from the Women's British Open after 13 holes of her second round on Friday, soon after aggravating her left ankle injury by slipping as she walked off a tee box. swing state Florida, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo's end, 31 Jul 2015 18:06:17 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Drawing a sharp distinction with her main Republican rivals in Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed on Cuba since 1962. American lion killer's extradition being sought, 31 Jul 2015 17:59:41 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday. oil and natural gas rig count down 2 to 874, 31 Jul 2015 18:21:31 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by two this week to 874. Man shot neighbor in face, ran her over with mower, 31 Jul 2015 18:36:56 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A man who became agitated about his next-door neighbor mowing her lawn at night shot her and then ran a push mower over her body, authorities said Friday.'s Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughter, 31 Jul 2015 18:16:18 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his physician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby. lineups for the Sunday news shows, 31 Jul 2015 19:04:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years, 31 Jul 2015 18:52:21 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 43 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 years. Afghan govt hopes to divide and conquer Taliban, 31 Jul 2015 19:14:57 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The new leader of the Afghan Taliban faces the twin challenges of bringing together an insurgency that he ran for years under another man's name and uniting a fractured movement that has seen fighters desert for more extreme groups such as the Islamic State. Meanwhile the Afghan government believes it can seize on the Taliban leadership crisis it has created by announcing that Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years to further weaken the insurgency. men arrested in shooting death of California boy in yard, 31 Jul 2015 19:11:46 GMTHIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two men were arrested in the killing of a 4-year-old California boy who was shot while playing with a stuffed animal in his family's front yard, authorities said Friday. Simon joins U2 onstage at NYC's Madison Square Garden, 31 Jul 2015 19:18:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The special guests at U2's concert Thursday night included Paul Simon, Lou Reed's widow and the woman who called 911 when Bono fell off his bike in New York City last year. email disclosure slowed by security concerns, 31 Jul 2015 18:56:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department released fewer Hillary Rodham Clinton emails than expected Friday, saying its process was slowed by intense scrutiny from U.S. intelligence agencies to ensure that emails from her private server don't contain sensitive or classified government secrets. charged with 5 counts of murder in stabbing deaths, 31 Jul 2015 19:13:41 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — First-degree murder charges have been formally filed against two Oklahoma brothers accused in the stabbing deaths of their parents and three siblings. from prisoner who sought an abortion dismissed, 31 Jul 2015 19:16:18 GMTFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge said he would dismiss a lawsuit filed by a pregnant prisoner who sought an abortion after the woman told him during a hearing Friday she had changed her mind and now wants to deliver the child, a reversal called "highly suspicious" by one of her lawyers. Ten touts plan for tougher schedules as playoff push, 31 Jul 2015 19:08:05 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The College Football Playoff has turned strength of schedule into a constant talking point, with each conference claiming its road to the postseason is most daunting. Guide: Super PAC backing Cruz gets $10 million donation, 31 Jul 2015 18:02:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well. top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store, 31 Jul 2015 18:07:23 GMTiTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending July 30, 2015: father of golfer Billy Hurley found safe in Texas, 31 Jul 2015 19:04:36 GMTGAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police have located the father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III after he went missing for nearly two weeks. waver on earnings, deal news; energy stocks slump, 31 Jul 2015 19:13:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks wavered between gains and losses on Friday, as investors assessed the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66, 31 Jul 2015 18:46:16 GMTGAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green. to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates, 31 Jul 2015 18:18:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars. cancels Champions Tour appearance to rest up, 31 Jul 2015 18:02:54 GMTBLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Arnold Palmer has canceled his appearance at this week's Champions Tour 3M Championship. Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa, 31 Jul 2015 18:06:07 GMTLONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday. this week: dry erase boards, sweaters, mattresses, 31 Jul 2015 17:58:53 GMTMore than 3 million magnetic and dry erase boards are being recalled because of metal edges that have already caused several hand and cuts. Other recalled consumer products include mattresses that don't meet safety standards and tablet computers with overheating batteries. Capitol Police: Car hits barricade, driver charged, 31 Jul 2015 17:55:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've charged the driver of a car that crashed into a barricade at the U.S. Capitol grounds entrance. slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy, 31 Jul 2015 18:31:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth. charges vs. 2 officers at scene of traffic stop shooting, 31 Jul 2015 19:12:37 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Two University of Cincinnati police officers who were at the scene just after a fellow officer fatally shot a driver are not being charged, a prosecutor said Friday. rail car kicked loose by teen hits New York station, 31 Jul 2015 18:10:25 GMTUTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Video surveillance footage released Friday shows a rail car that was accidentally set in motion by a 13-year-old boy ramming an antique locomotive into a central New York train station, sending passengers waiting for a train scrambling for safety. of a fall awaits Congress after summer break, 31 Jul 2015 19:17:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. out of his own match play tournament, 31 Jul 2015 18:40:56 GMTABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) — The inaugural Paul Lawrie Match Play lost its top-seeded player and the tournament host at the last-32 stage on Friday. guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect, 31 Jul 2015 18:30:52 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn't advise his client to do so until prosecutors say whether they'll seek the death penalty. Pharoah poised for more racing history in Haskell, 31 Jul 2015 18:01:12 GMTFrom a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich people are talking about American Pharoah. journalist gets 6 months for homosexuality, 31 Jul 2015 18:19:40 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country. A look at violent Jewish attacks on Palestinians, 31 Jul 2015 18:06:25 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The torching of a West Bank home that burned a Palestinian toddler to death marks one of the most serious cases of suspected Jewish violence against Arabs. Though the attacks rarely kill and are smaller in scope than past Palestinian attacks, Jewish extremists have for years been attacking Palestinian property, as well as mosques, churches and even Israeli schools and military bases, often to counter what they perceive to be the Israeli government's soft stance toward Palestinians.