FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 07 Oct 2015 08:44:16 -07:00Presidents Cup looks like the Ryder Cup only on paper, 07 Oct 2015 14:41:07 GMTINCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Comparing the Presidents Cup to the Ryder Cup is like listening to a conversation between a Scot and an American. is latest tech giant to claim space in news, 07 Oct 2015 14:29:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Technology giants — Apple, Facebook, Snapchat and now Google — want to take charge of how we get and see news on our phones. Bush campaigns, Florida struggles with his schools legacy, 07 Oct 2015 15:38:19 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush's signature achievement in education policy as Florida governor may be faltering. bedtime picture book a self-publishing success story, 07 Oct 2015 15:28:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — You may have heard of Roger. He's the little rabbit in a new bedtime book that can't go to sleep, RIGHT NOW. Leno revisits 'Tonight' for monologue, 07 Oct 2015 15:38:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For a few minutes, it felt like old times back on NBC's "Tonight" show on Tuesday night. Jay Leno was telling jokes.'s Top 10 most viral tracks, 07 Oct 2015 15:28:12 GMTThe following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday Sept. 25, to Thursday, Oct. 1, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. strikes 92-year-old church on Chicago's South Side, 07 Oct 2015 15:10:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — About 150 firefighters responded when flames engulfed a 92-year-old church on Chicago's South Side. being picked in teen's trial over math teacher's death, 07 Oct 2015 14:39:51 GMTSALEM, Mass. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a Massachusetts teenager accused of raping and killing his math teacher. team advances in contest to send spacecraft to moon, 07 Oct 2015 15:27:38 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A team of Israeli engineers is the first to advance in an international competition sponsored by Google to send a privately-funded spacecraft to the moon, contest organizers announced Wednesday. approves more international games, some outside England, 07 Oct 2015 15:37:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners approved more international games through 2025 on Wednesday, including ones in places other than England. Latest: Estonia nationalist party wants vote on refugees, 07 Oct 2015 15:20:14 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. Latest: Merkel: Europe can't shut itself off on migrants, 07 Oct 2015 14:27:41 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. says it will buy Ticketfly for $450M, 07 Oct 2015 15:11:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Streaming music company Pandora says it will buy Ticketfly for $450 million in a move that takes the company beyond music sharing and into ticket sales and marketing. bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings, 07 Oct 2015 14:41:15 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012. enters guilty plea in death of newborn son at work, 07 Oct 2015 14:42:41 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A 26-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of her newborn son whom she stuffed into a plastic bag after giving birth to him at her suburban Detroit workplace. auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered, 07 Oct 2015 15:33:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology., country singer Billy Joe Royal dies at age 73, 07 Oct 2015 15:28:57 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Billy Joe Royal, a pop singer who popularized the song "Down in the Boondocks," and crossed over into country music, has died. He was 73 years old. Hudson sings at Brooklyn charter schools rally, 07 Oct 2015 14:56:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Grammy- and Oscar-winning star Jennifer Hudson has performed for thousands of charter school supporters in Brooklyn. governor scheduled for last round of chemotherapy, 07 Oct 2015 14:39:47 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to have his sixth and final round of chemotherapy this weekend. bans employees from all daily fantasy play for money, 07 Oct 2015 14:58:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel says it is banning all employees from playing any daily fantasy sports for money in hopes of rebuilding trust following reports a DraftKings employee may have had access to unfairly valuable data before winning $350,000 in a FanDuel contest. Kentucky University cancels classes, cites threat, 07 Oct 2015 15:33:14 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky University says it has canceled classes for the rest of the week because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to "kill all" this week. to vote on massive defense bill, 07 Oct 2015 14:57:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to vote Wednesday on a $612 billion defense policy bill that President Barack Obama says he'll veto over a larger dispute about government spending. mixed, livestock mixed, 07 Oct 2015 14:30:27 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed in early trading Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Prize in literature: What to look out for, 07 Oct 2015 14:47:59 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — On Thursday, the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in literature will be announced by the first ever female permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius. Will the prize awarding body choose to honor the occasion by picking a female winner? Will it break new ground by giving the prize to a journalist? Or will it rush to bestow the coveted prize on one of the many aging favorites? The secretive academy drops no hints on whom they are considering but that doesn't stop literature buffs from guessing. Here is a look at some of the themes and potential candidates being mentioned in this year's speculation: Hawke to run NYC Marathon with wife for charity, 07 Oct 2015 15:21:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Actor Ethan Hawke will run his first marathon next month to raise money for charity. Outfitters to end on-call scheduling in New York, 07 Oct 2015 14:49:12 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Urban Outfitters will end on-call scheduling at stores in New York state, becoming the latest retailer to respond to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's inquiry into the practice of requiring workers to report for shifts on short notice. adds 2 board members from Carl Icahn's firm, 07 Oct 2015 15:01:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Freeport-McMoRan are rising sharply after the copper mining company agreed to add two new members to its board from activist investor Carl Icahn. to consider lawsuit over Arkansas lethal injection law, 07 Oct 2015 14:27:53 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge is set to consider arguments on Arkansas' request to dismiss a lawsuit from death row inmates challenging the state's secrecy law surrounding its execution drugs. group says it'll sell historic ship for scrap, 07 Oct 2015 15:14:57 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A historic cruise ship moored in Philadelphia could be destined for the scrap heap if a group trying to save it doesn't get an infusion of cash. Joaquin weakening in the Atlantic, 07 Oct 2015 15:26:00 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Joaquin (wah-KEEN') is weakening as it moves rapidly across the Atlantic. Latest: EU to crack down on people refused asylum, 07 Oct 2015 14:48:51 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. reshuffles Cabinet, adding minister to focus on economy, 07 Oct 2015 14:30:02 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled his Cabinet on Wednesday to focus on reviving the world's No. 3 economy, adding a new minister to coordinate recently announced economic projects. posts 4Q loss, to eliminate 2,600 jobs to cut costs, 07 Oct 2015 15:31:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red. and France try to turn tide of European skepticism, 07 Oct 2015 15:01:28 GMTSTRASBOURG, France (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande urged European lawmakers on Wednesday to pull together as multiple crises close in, a highly unusual bid to heal divisions within the European Union caused by the influx of refugees, debt crises and encroaching nationalist sentiment. Latest: 164,000 migrants arrived in Germany in September, 07 Oct 2015 14:53:46 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. tests technology to find illegal drone operators, 07 Oct 2015 15:34:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A top aviation official says the government is testing technology that could locate the operators of small drones that are flying illegally near airports. more online fraud as new credit cards arrive, 07 Oct 2015 15:00:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The new chip credit cards that shoppers are getting in their mailboxes may prevent criminals from stealing from stores, but many thieves are expected to move their operations online. Small businesses could be the most vulnerable. routine: Islanders adjusting to playing in Brooklyn, 07 Oct 2015 15:34:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares, Kyle Okposo and the New York Islanders have a new routine for home games: Get up in the morning, get ready and head to the train station to get on the Long Island Railroad. Endangered Species Act list won't add US eels, 07 Oct 2015 15:34:14 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided not to list American eels under the Endangered Species Act. on McCarthy's comments: 'Kevin screwed up', 07 Oct 2015 15:06:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy "screwed up" when he suggested the probe was useful in driving down Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton's poll numbers. archive places thousands of documents online, 07 Oct 2015 15:33:17 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service says it has begun putting its Holocaust-era archive online for the first time, including photos of items seized from concentration camp victims and other historical documents. question effectiveness of dietary guidelines, 07 Oct 2015 15:37:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress are questioning Americans' confidence in the government's dietary guidelines, grilling Obama administration officials on how they are written and whether they are still relevant. official: 5 arrested for poisoning 11 elephants, 07 Oct 2015 14:26:53 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean wildlife official says five people are in police custody and being questioned over the killing of 11 elephants poisoned by cyanide at Hwange National Park in the west of the country., like people, need surgery to repair cleft palates, 07 Oct 2015 15:11:48 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dogs, like people, can be born with cleft palates. Some die from pneumonia or malnourishment. Some with the defect, which is basically a hole in the mouth, are euthanized. guide to watching sports if you don't have cable, 07 Oct 2015 15:21:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's football season, and baseball playoffs are starting. Don't have cable? You can still watch. spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars, 07 Oct 2015 15:16:07 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday on the ice Wednesday, playing hockey with NHL stars against Russian officials and tycoons. Latest: Some who evacuated over dam danger can return, 07 Oct 2015 14:42:34 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): government faces big protests over austerity, 07 Oct 2015 14:33:31 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Trade unions on Wednesday mobilized about 100,000 workers for the second time in a year to protest the free-market regulations and austerity measures that the center-right government has been pushing through during its first year in office. Latest: Nobel winner thought call might be a hoax, 07 Oct 2015 15:08:39 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): Film Festival puts focus on women, onscreen and off, 07 Oct 2015 15:32:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — The London Film Festival opens Wednesday with "Suffragette," the story of British women who fought for the right to vote — a milestone on a journey to equality that many believe is still unfinished.