FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:49:28 -07:00A-Rod homers on 40th birthday in Yankees' 6-2 win at Rangershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eeb96639ea84fd0bc799785575d7915Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:50:03 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez had quite a 40th birthday bash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eeb96639ea84fd0bc799785575d7915NEH announces $1.7 million in grants for nonfiction bookshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8925a812eaf241139b2385233110de67Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:02:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning authors Diane McWhorter and Edward Ball are among 36 recipients of grants from a new government program that supports scholarly nonfiction books, a struggling genre in recent years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8925a812eaf241139b2385233110de67Australian charged after police say he planned to fight IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7499d70d7a4548ab892385277f8ffb88Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:30:11 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man appeared in court Tuesday on terror charges after police say he tried to join Kurdish-aligned forces battling the Islamic State group in Iraq.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7499d70d7a4548ab892385277f8ffb88White Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fdd7b2674ca4e469267f03f4267229fTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:18:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fdd7b2674ca4e469267f03f4267229fSenate moves to revive Export-Import Bank in highway debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c247d6af7781481ab8036f54a92de4ddTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:48:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved legislation reviving the federal Export-Import Bank despite opposition from conservatives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c247d6af7781481ab8036f54a92de4ddAngels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox for stretch runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c0f6324588f4e25aa7d0d2e41c37056Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:15:16 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c0f6324588f4e25aa7d0d2e41c37056Police: Body believed to be missing California girl foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83419f1e43ba406f8f07150e81ae97cfTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:32:53 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say a body believed to be a missing 8-year-old girl has been found inside a trash bin at a complex in Santa Cruz and police have detained a 15-year-old neighbor in the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83419f1e43ba406f8f07150e81ae97cfAuthorities: 4 dead after small plane crashes in Wisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c1652123c12487fa50885dfe33b591dTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:48:19 GMTAMERY, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say four people have died after a small plane crashed in a field in rural western Wisconsin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c1652123c12487fa50885dfe33b591dUS, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4af8dcf48c1e4788ae50f73182fcd29eTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:31:04 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border — a plan that opens the possibility of a safe haven for tens of thousands of displaced Syrians but one that also sets up a potential conflict with U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces in the area.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4af8dcf48c1e4788ae50f73182fcd29eHouse, Senate on collision course in highway debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c45cb9a7e1104deabd9074a0098b3821Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:46:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the Senate transportation bill dead on arrival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c45cb9a7e1104deabd9074a0098b3821Hosmer drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e4e5564d95b4b91a5b413b80c544bb4Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:21:00 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e4e5564d95b4b91a5b413b80c544bb4Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/897ce7802a8f43edae5619a6656a2dcaTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/897ce7802a8f43edae5619a6656a2dcaMexico struggles to clean seaweed surge from Cancun beacheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb59617a6465482293179605c87deaefTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:38:19 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities on Mexico's Caribbean coast said Monday they are redoubling efforts to remove tons of sargassum seaweed that has been washing ashore in recent weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb59617a6465482293179605c87deaefToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/762da7b0453b4c3eb77072b56761bf0aTue, 28 Jul 2015 04:00:44 GMTToday is Tuesday, July 28, the 209th day of 2015. There are 156 days left in the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/762da7b0453b4c3eb77072b56761bf0aFiat Chrysler settlement with gov't could prove costlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0d206d824449e98ad690194678da3aTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:27:02 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out billions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0d206d824449e98ad690194678da3aObama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c36e5d029fb4c19957f7eeea7f5ae6bTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:52:54 GMTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c36e5d029fb4c19957f7eeea7f5ae6bFew clues emerge on fate of teens missing on fishing triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3234c849cf419e91eb2371de72164aTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:24:19 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — NEWSNOWhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3234c849cf419e91eb2371de72164aRubio: US has 'long' and 'painful' history of discriminationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e6951b279448cbaab9a65160ce3e14Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:20:37 GMTGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The United States must acknowledge a "painful, complicated" history of racial discrimination that still affects many minorities, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio said Monday between campaign speeches in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e6951b279448cbaab9a65160ce3e14Wong's slam paces Cardinals' 4-1 win over Redshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40a90a473c7f4f419f3192846cfb5bccTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:05:09 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40a90a473c7f4f419f3192846cfb5bccStrong earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua provincehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f0139f622ca4612abf76101cda07f76Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:03:18 GMTJAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday panicking people with at least one teenager missing after possibly drowning in a river. Several buildings and houses were either destroyed or damaged.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f0139f622ca4612abf76101cda07f76New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbb0800d0d8240efb05fab08ec4425ceTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:25:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub while easing congestion by doubling the space available for planes to operate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbb0800d0d8240efb05fab08ec4425ceSouth Korea says MERS threat is overhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b2bb971690495c969dbc14ba1146eeTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:16:09 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday it is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b2bb971690495c969dbc14ba1146eeNorth Korea official says not interested in Iran-style dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3dda6af57fa4451b7d45297e6bf15c2Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:26:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The North Korean ambassador to China said Tuesday that his country has no interest in an Iran-style nuclear disarmament deal because North Korea is a "nuclear weapons state."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3dda6af57fa4451b7d45297e6bf15c2Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first halfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5e3ce11bad4e9b836c2e8e0f1e3605Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:23:08 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out at the top in the intensely competitive tallies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5e3ce11bad4e9b836c2e8e0f1e3605Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e39c2ed246cd4e68afe7272f609add6cTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:49:17 GMTHEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell three days after a traffic stop by a white state trooper.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e39c2ed246cd4e68afe7272f609add6cIOC urges US to come up with another bid city for 2024 Gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f42e870108040cdace3cb2afb09b563Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:27:30 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — With Boston no longer in contention, IOC leaders encouraged the U.S. on Tuesday to "make the right choice" and put forward a new candidate city for the 2024 Olympics. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly, according to several IOC board members.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f42e870108040cdace3cb2afb09b563Wieters' 11th-inning HR gives Orioles 2-1 win over Braveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94fdb27458db421fb7d516ae462b8053Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:38:20 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94fdb27458db421fb7d516ae462b8053LEADING OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56c4be4eaf764e6bbdcf5a8bb028fc9bTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:27:30 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues Tuesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56c4be4eaf764e6bbdcf5a8bb028fc9bCrawford homers to back Heston as Giants win again, 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943419f85b5b49d59c3e5d04b7d4e4e6Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:19:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer to help rookie Chris Heston win his fifth consecutive decision, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday night for their sixth straight victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943419f85b5b49d59c3e5d04b7d4e4e6China stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong reboundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1416802a5994c88ab939b4092749340Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:09:46 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Shanghai stocks were volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other Asian markets also flitted between gains and losses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1416802a5994c88ab939b4092749340Birthday bash: Alex Rodriguez homers on 40th birthdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ab6d3a950db43978f818e9ab1c0c53dTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:22:27 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ab6d3a950db43978f818e9ab1c0c53dMets acquire reliever Tyler Clippard from Athleticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48eeff2603564e268e1008b079887203Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:35:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The active New York Mets acquired first-rate reliever Tyler Clippard from Oakland for a minor league pitcher Monday, completing their second trade in four days and sending another signal they're serious about contending this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48eeff2603564e268e1008b079887203China stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong riseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9442fce729714a42a000e32f8f483b35Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:40:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's stock market was volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other markets also flitted between gains and losses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9442fce729714a42a000e32f8f483b35With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84ea49eb91ae4b00b74736d9d594177fTue, 28 Jul 2015 03:01:44 GMTBoston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's ever-changing blueprint.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84ea49eb91ae4b00b74736d9d594177fCelebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 2-8http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1016375d955448cfafa3ff3bc8d80dc1Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:00:51 GMTAug. 2: Keyboardist Garth Hudson of The Band is 78. Director Wes Craven is 76. Singer Kathy Lennon of The Lennon Sisters is 72. Actor Max Wright ("Alf," ''Norm") is 72. Actress Joanna Cassidy is 70. Actress Kathryn Harrold is 65. Actor Butch Patrick ("The Munsters") is 62. Actress Victoria Jackson is 56. Actress Apollonia is 56. Actress Cynthia Stevenson ("Men in Trees," ''Hope and Gloria") is 53. Actress Mary-Louise Parker is 51. Director-actor Kevin Smith is 45. Actor Sam Worthington ("Terminator Salvation") is 39. Actor Edward Furlong is 38. Singer Charli XCX is 23. Actress Hallie Eisenberg is 23.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1016375d955448cfafa3ff3bc8d80dc1Bobby Brown 'completely numb' after death of daughterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e45e11f83494246ab57a41899970e07Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:41:17 GMTATLANTA (AP) — R&B singer Bobby Brown said Monday that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was "an angel" and that the family must find a way to honor her memory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e45e11f83494246ab57a41899970e07Cardinals name woman to training camp coach positionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b98589d6d6a4adbbc7c1dd02db789b4Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:44:18 GMTTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b98589d6d6a4adbbc7c1dd02db789b4Cleared narcotics officers sue city officials for defamationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c40a10c5e1ff4378acd8f78ae68b1f13Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:07 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five former members of a Philadelphia narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges have sued the district attorney, the mayor and the police commissioner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c40a10c5e1ff4378acd8f78ae68b1f13Roddick takes break from retirement to play doubleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d7b1a3059ce4dd885119221da43da41Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:31:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Even retirement couldn't stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week's Atlanta Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d7b1a3059ce4dd885119221da43da41Thailand remains blacklisted by US for human traffickinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce202a146a92412c8174bdadc8530fe7Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:23 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce202a146a92412c8174bdadc8530fe7Casali hits 2 HRs to help Rays top Tigers 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b92aa9fb622446da887dea13cd3d1b1Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:26:17 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Desperate for some offense, the Tampa Bay Rays got it from a catcher hitting .214 and batting ninth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b92aa9fb622446da887dea13cd3d1b1Prison employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2dbbf3cafb143048ea75901256ce632Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:27:43 GMTPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2dbbf3cafb143048ea75901256ce632Bryant's HR in 9th lifts Cubs to 9-8 win over Rockieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb50a8f4b1694c68bcb5a5e90e701adaTue, 28 Jul 2015 04:22:35 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb50a8f4b1694c68bcb5a5e90e701adaSuspicious packages sent to Oregon government buildingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcefd09e86ba4ed8b201f324cfa52ed9Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:47:33 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon are investigating suspicious packages sent to government buildings around the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcefd09e86ba4ed8b201f324cfa52ed9Police say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc32032e861470cb679854f9bffd6ccTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:08:24 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc32032e861470cb679854f9bffd6ccRio de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/439f4406a60a4a9eba6bf69ab8d7d960Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:01:43 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek implants to enhance her feminine looks, and was saving up for a sex change operation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/439f4406a60a4a9eba6bf69ab8d7d960IOC meetings begin, 2022 Winter Games venue top of agendahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b0f96af48514b188390f96359d9330dTue, 28 Jul 2015 04:31:51 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee executive board meetings have begun, setting the stage for Friday's vote to decide which city will host the 2022 Winter Games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b0f96af48514b188390f96359d9330dPrincipal's suicide, forged tests rock promising NY schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3a4ee48e2be4ac39a3a34756ebcbfecTue, 28 Jul 2015 04:54:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's Teachers College when she killed herself by jumping in front of a subway car this spring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3a4ee48e2be4ac39a3a34756ebcbfec'Aggressive' search underway for 2 teens on fishing triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70925971e5324365af00e645fcdfcac6Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:22:00 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier after setting out for the Bahamas on a stormy afternoon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70925971e5324365af00e645fcdfcac6Oil leak caused Marine jet crash in Southern Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e931b99d554713a7e2062b18fe4c6aTue, 28 Jul 2015 02:39:03 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — An oil leak caused a Marine fighter jet to crash in a Southern California neighborhood last year, setting several homes on fire and destroying the aircraft, it was reported Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e931b99d554713a7e2062b18fe4c6a