FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Sep 2016 15:27:53 -07:00'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:00 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the popular TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," has died. says economy likely ready for rate hike later in 2016, 28 Sep 2016 21:47:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the central bank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year. the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016 21:14:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies powered to big gains Wednesday, leading the broader stock market higher, as the price of crude oil surged on news of a deal among OPEC nations to cut production. to 'set aside' cash from developers facing charges, 28 Sep 2016 21:19:39 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign will "set aside" $350,000 it received from developers facing federal corruption charges — while two other elected officials plan to either give contributions back or donate them to charity. partners with Deloitte in pitch to business, 28 Sep 2016 21:13:29 GMTCUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is extending its push into selling business technology by forging a partnership with the Deloitte consulting firm to advise companies on using iPhones, iPads and Apple software in the workplace. lawmakers approve deal to keep Sikorsky Aircraft, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:18 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A $220 million agreement that would keep Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in Connecticut for at least the next 16 years to produce a new line of heavy cargo helicopters for the U.S. military easily cleared the General Assembly on Wednesday, with some lawmakers hailing the deal as a positive sign for manufacturing in the state. Arabia has ways to hit back at 9/11 lawsuit effort, 28 Sep 2016 21:42:38 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia and its allies are warning that U.S. legislation allowing the kingdom to be sued for the 9/11 attacks will have negative repercussions. School shooter apparently shot his father to death before rampage; 2 students, teacher wounded, 28 Sep 2016 21:22:19 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities: School shooter apparently shot his father to death before rampage; 2 students, teacher wounded . Latest: Police say suspicious package not explosive, 28 Sep 2016 22:03:57 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): replaces candidate for the United Nations' top job, 28 Sep 2016 22:18:43 GMTSOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov announced Wednesday that the government is nominating its European commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva, as a candidate to be United Nations Secretary-General, replacing its previous candidate, UNESCO chief Irina Bokova. says he told Gov. Christie's aides about bridge plot, 28 Sep 2016 21:32:00 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie's senior staffers and advisers were told about the political revenge plot involving the George Washington Bridge at a time the governor has said he was still largely in the dark, the former bridge authority official testifying in the lane-closing trial said Wednesday. police shooting probe goes to prosecutors, 28 Sep 2016 21:34:39 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday that they've turned their findings over to a county prosecutor who will review the case for possible charges. Law banning people's ballot photos unconstitutional, 28 Sep 2016 21:36:04 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A state law that prohibits voters from posting photos of their ballots online suppresses a large swath of political speech and is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. director: More 'attempted intrusions' in voter databases, 28 Sep 2016 21:16:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Wednesday there have been additional "attempted intrusions" in voter registration databases beyond what was previously known, and that the agency is looking "very, very hard" at Russian hackers who may try to disrupt the U.S. election. Storm Matthew lashes islands of eastern Caribbean, 28 Sep 2016 21:44:04 GMTBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Tropical Storm Matthew lashed islands in the eastern Caribbean with heavy wind and rain Wednesday as it gained strength and headed west. Pitt skips film premiere to focus on 'family situation', 28 Sep 2016 21:32:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Pitt is skipping his first public appearance after last week's split with Angelina Jolie Pitt. He says he won't attend the premiere of Terrence Malick's new documentary Wednesday night as scheduled. nursing home standards preserve patients' right to sue, 28 Sep 2016 22:14:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is issuing new nursing home standards that reverse a longstanding industry practice and preserve the rights of patients to sue in cases of abuse or neglect. Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockey, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:45 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself. rapper convicted of friend's murder in hit-and-run, 28 Sep 2016 21:42:49 GMTCLARKSBURG, Md. (AP) — A 26-year-old aspiring Christian rapper has been convicted of second-degree murder for intentionally running over a friend during an argument about CDs.'NCIS' showrunner Gary Glasberg dies in Los Angeles at 50, 28 Sep 2016 22:07:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep Wednesday. He was 50. weary as he tries to race his way into 2nd round, 28 Sep 2016 21:20:00 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart is at peace with however his final season in NASCAR comes to an end., new top designers debut at Paris Fashion Week, 28 Sep 2016 21:41:16 GMTPARIS (AP) — New designer debuts from powerhouses Lanvin and Saint Laurent — and popstar Rihanna's first Paris catwalk show for Fenty Puma — marked the start of Spring-Summer 2017 shows in the City of Light. launches boycott of Trump companies amid Vegas dispute, 28 Sep 2016 21:32:44 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Union members are calling the public to boycott Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's businesses nationwide because he isn't negotiating a contract with the more than 500 eligible workers at his high-rise Las Vegas hotel. Food Truck Voting-Idaho story, 28 Sep 2016 21:23:58 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — In a story Sept. 27 about food-truck inspired voting stations in Boise, Idaho, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of stations that were commissioned. It was one, not four. and Sanders sell young voters eying third-parties, 28 Sep 2016 21:12:50 GMTDURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Appealing to elusive young voters, Hillary Clinton turned to former primary adversary Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to connect with millennials drawn to third-party candidates threatening to act as spoilers in the 2016 campaign. Fargo CEO to face lawmakers with better defense, 28 Sep 2016 21:16:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Wells Fargo's CEO, newly stripped of tens of millions in compensation in a scandal over sales practices, will face lawmakers with more defenses than he had in the last round, when some senators called for his resignation. reward Epstein for turnaround with 5-year extension, 28 Sep 2016 21:20:34 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a five-year contract extension with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein, rewarding him for an overhaul that has the long-suffering franchise eyeing its first championship since 1908. promises fix for printer software that barred outside ink, 28 Sep 2016 21:31:48 GMTSAN JOSE, California (AP) — HP Inc. has apologized to customers for cutting them off from ink cartridges from other companies and says it will fix the problem. Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases, 28 Sep 2016 21:17:56 GMTDENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found. Takei gives personal collection to Los Angeles museum, 28 Sep 2016 22:04:41 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor and activist George Takei is donating a trove of art and artifacts from his life and career to the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. Freezer where woman found dead had faulty exit, 28 Sep 2016 22:02:50 GMTATLANTA (AP) — An exit button inside a walk-in freezer in a downtown Atlanta hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping two people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a medical examiner found. 170 years, remains of US troops return from Mexico, 28 Sep 2016 21:58:15 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Remains thought to be those of U.S. troops who died in the Mexican-American War have been flown to a military mortuary in Delaware in an effort to determine whether they belonged to militia members of a Tennessee regiment known as "The Bloody First." identify 2 men who took bag that held bomb, 28 Sep 2016 22:01:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Investigators probing bomb blasts in New Jersey and New York believe they've identified two men who walked off with a bag abandoned by the bomber on a street as Egyptian tourists. Nixon, creator of 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live,' has died at age 93, ABC confirms, 28 Sep 2016 21:56:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, creator of 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live,' has died at age 93, ABC confirms. harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approach, 28 Sep 2016 22:11:22 GMTCOUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump showed no sign Wednesday of making any big changes before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton, pressing ahead with a strategy focused on speaking directly to his white working-class loyalists across the Midwest. change signage on trailhead named after black cowboy, 28 Sep 2016 21:28:14 GMTMOAB, Utah (AP) — Though local officials decided not to change the name of eastern Utah's Negro Bill Canyon, federal land managers have decided to mark the trail by less controversial name. winemakers harvesting red grapes expect better flavor, 28 Sep 2016 21:12:03 GMTRUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) — Driving north through the Napa Valley before sunrise, portable lights like spaceships illuminate workers in the vineyards. The smell of fermentation and grapes fill the air — the annual wine harvest is underway. Latest: Fans line up for Jose Fernandez public viewing, 28 Sep 2016 22:00:40 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Marlins-Fernandez Killed (all times local): reaches preliminary accord to curb oil production, 28 Sep 2016 22:08:47 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — OPEC nations reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday to curb oil production for the first time since the global financial crisis eight years ago, pushing up prices that had sunk over the past two years and weakened the economies of oil-producing nations. OKs plan for $170 million to fix Flint water system, 28 Sep 2016 22:12:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved an election-year plan Wednesday to provide $170 million to help Flint, Michigan, rebuild its lead-poisoned water system, as Congress moved toward addressing a public health catastrophe that became an acrimonious partisan dispute. Tests confirm no mustard agent in Iraq attack, 28 Sep 2016 21:56:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. troops in northern Iraq did not contain any sulfur chemical agent, as initially feared. Latest: Trump counts Christian conservatives in IA crowd, 28 Sep 2016 21:36:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT): homers in 1st at-bat for Mets in instructional debut, 28 Sep 2016 21:53:25 GMTPORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow made a powerful first impression for the New York Mets instructional league. rescued at sea was suspected in grandfather's slaying, 28 Sep 2016 21:34:57 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a suspect in the still-unsolved 2013 slaying of his rich grandfather, adding to the multitude of questions swirling around him and what happened at sea. Latest: Lawmakers pass deal to keep Sikorsky Aircraft, 28 Sep 2016 21:52:11 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the Connecticut General Assembly approving a $220 million agreement that will keep Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in the state. (all times local): Veto override 'a mistake' and 'a political vote', 28 Sep 2016 21:55:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Congress' vote overturning his veto of Sept. 11 legislation was "a mistake" and "basically a political vote." place star DE JJ Watt on injured reserve, 28 Sep 2016 21:47:53 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt is out until at least December and could miss the rest of the season with an injured back, leaving the Texans searching for ways to deal with the loss of the NFL's best defensive player. Suspect in Texas slayings was in US illegally, 28 Sep 2016 21:18:49 GMTDALLAS (AP) — U.S. immigration officials say a man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was in the country illegally after three deportations to Mexico. director again defends integrity of Clinton email probe, 28 Sep 2016 21:44:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers may question the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as secretary of state, but they should not question the investigation's thoroughness, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday as he again defended the agency's actions. Court asked to block $1B NFL concussion settlement, 28 Sep 2016 22:11:12 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A second petition has been filed asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits because of how it treats current brain injuries versus future ones.