FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:17:52 -07:00Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa7ffeaff8424d6a8bec93b663b33378Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:56:51 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful painkiller fentanyl again rose sharply and pushed the total overdose fatalities to a record high, the state reported Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa7ffeaff8424d6a8bec93b663b33378Amazon starts car research and review sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d1d40f4d8c241e3bf591f105e6b7e1fThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:24:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is starting a site offering research, reviews and other information on new and used cars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d1d40f4d8c241e3bf591f105e6b7e1f2 nuns found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39a14d5af4c64afa9c2868cdd696018fThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:16 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Catholic nuns were found slain in a Mississippi home where they lived when the women, both nurse practitioners, didn't report to work at a nearby hospital, authorities said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39a14d5af4c64afa9c2868cdd696018fThe Latest: Republican governor calls Khan a 'con artist'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e8098e039d949b6bc295372c7b5481cThu, 25 Aug 2016 20:05:31 GMTNORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — The Latest on comments by Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e8098e039d949b6bc295372c7b5481cUS warship fires warning shots at Iranian boatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3015c487408452f93da88c16f10d483Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:27:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say a U.S. Navy ship has fired three warning shots toward an Iranian boat that was approaching another American ship head on in the North Arabian Gulf.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3015c487408452f93da88c16f10d483DOJ: Vet's Purple Heart lies cost government $752,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e3e2efb00a4f0dab100fada07df47aThu, 25 Aug 2016 20:03:50 GMTTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Federal prosecutors now say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq war cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000 — about three times what investigators cited when they first charged him with fraud in 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e3e2efb00a4f0dab100fada07df47aPolice: Wood shop teacher made up story about attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73a23f3932e44adb7484a7d61990cf9Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:52:20 GMTBOTHELL, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Seattle-area high school shop teacher who claimed he was attacked and choked by an unknown assailant now admits he made up the story and staged the crime scene.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73a23f3932e44adb7484a7d61990cf9The Latest: Clinton praises Colombia peace dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9a68d9661a546879ccc52f999efdf3fThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:53:11 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9a68d9661a546879ccc52f999efdf3fTexas jury deliberating on whether GM switch caused crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6e6d5c3fe5e463ba59caabdb845320eThu, 25 Aug 2016 20:06:38 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — An attorney on Thursday asked a jury to award a Texas family more than $14.5 million for a 2011 fatal accident that they allege was caused by a faulty ignition switch that has been part of a massive recall by General Motors Co.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6e6d5c3fe5e463ba59caabdb845320eFrench lawyers seek overturn on burkini bans; verdict Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b9d5c83454436aaf9a5ec04dc8c3efThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:41:23 GMTPARIS (AP) — Human rights groups challenged the legality of municipal bans on full-body burkini swimsuits before France's highest administrative court Thursday, a practice that one lawyer fiercely denounced as reflecting "a reflex of fear."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b9d5c83454436aaf9a5ec04dc8c3efCrafty! Beer-testing lab helps students learn chemistryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a745f05fb4524549b1816f2b0137fd02Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:07:18 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine professor is hoping to brew interest in her chemistry class by keeping the topic on beer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a745f05fb4524549b1816f2b0137fd02The Latest: Friends recall slain New Mexico girl as friendlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acca66d626324f8e9c17a77ecdb2c1f4Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:32:49 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acca66d626324f8e9c17a77ecdb2c1f4Crews finish cleanup of massive fish kill at Jersey Shorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491f8796862f4a939043e5c80d9858cbThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:49:04 GMTKEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) — Crews have finished removing more than a million dead fish that recently appeared in the creeks and waterways near a northern New Jersey shore town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491f8796862f4a939043e5c80d9858cbReview: A band with a fresh sound emerges from Ashevillehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/520eefed773b48c0b321e03dd6761791Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:56:14 GMTRiver Whyless, "We All the Light" (Roll Call Records)http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/520eefed773b48c0b321e03dd6761791Ex-trooper pleads guilty in beating of driver after chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54193e2775544a9c989a49142b9bcfabThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:54:30 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A former New Hampshire state trooper caught on video beating a man who led officers on a two-state car chase was given a deferred jail sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to three simple assault charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54193e2775544a9c989a49142b9bcfabZip line company: Woman who fell had unhooked safety gearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93fdd93f88d049918154a2a62dcd3daeThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:22:00 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A woman who fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform had disconnected herself from the safety system, the attraction's operator said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93fdd93f88d049918154a2a62dcd3daeColombia's president rushing vote on deal with rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87fbaab8c4b548e1a8fefe7f266b5894Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:19:47 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president is moving quickly to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of bloody conflict with leftist rebels, delivering the final text of the deal to congress on Thursday and declaring a definitive cease-fire with the guerrillas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87fbaab8c4b548e1a8fefe7f266b5894Criminal complaint details brutal slaying of New Mexico girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a0ce7daaed543ff9273f064cae101faThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:28 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On the day a girl was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead in her family's apartment by Albuquerque police officers, her dismembered remains wrapped in a burning blanket.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a0ce7daaed543ff9273f064cae101faThe Latest: Russian convicted of hacking into US businesseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d548df375c5543189af0165a03fc950fThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:04 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the case of a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d548df375c5543189af0165a03fc950fJudge rejects doctors' lawsuit against Quackwatch websitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3718955c33d4af1abcfbf1fce98498aThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:40:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit that two pioneers in the anti-aging movement brought against a Quackwatch website.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3718955c33d4af1abcfbf1fce98498aReed, Laird share early lead at Barclayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aafbc85c292469ea26a2a9a2afae052Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:04:14 GMTFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed didn't break anything Thursday except par.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aafbc85c292469ea26a2a9a2afae052Trump meets with minority leaders ahead of Clinton speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74f8ec6e50eb4ef783cb2d500a88a64aThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:19:52 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump confronted head-on allegations that he is racist on Thursday, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74f8ec6e50eb4ef783cb2d500a88a64aGrain lower, livestock lowerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67ef0eb5d55543c4bbca4cf1f5c2756dThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:32:49 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67ef0eb5d55543c4bbca4cf1f5c2756dPrison company fights to seal documents about strip searcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5250fced75924695a5e031a855111f76Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:53:40 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America is trying to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claim female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5250fced75924695a5e031a855111f76The Latest: Clinton says Trump spreads hateful messageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bab3ce9b3f0e4aeeac80a44030edec5dThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:36:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bab3ce9b3f0e4aeeac80a44030edec5dITT Tech banned from taking new students with federal aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb26710845f4339b284f9c42c5b9d9bThu, 25 Aug 2016 20:06:13 GMTThe U.S. Department of Education is banning the for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb26710845f4339b284f9c42c5b9d9bSarah Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c59c9da73704d9daadd5ed06c82bccdThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:25:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c59c9da73704d9daadd5ed06c82bccdIndiana gives $200K to help families amid lead contaminationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fa060a77b8d4359a2c8081def0ddde4Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:23:18 GMTEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The state of Indiana is providing $200,000 to the city of East Chicago to help families living at a public housing complex where soil is tainted with elevated levels of lead and arsenic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fa060a77b8d4359a2c8081def0ddde4Vegas stadium backers down to 2 top sites for Raidershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d15f2e7f600453bab48249fbd2dde17Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:06:00 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Backers of a proposed NFL stadium said they've whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will soon be home to the Raiders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d15f2e7f600453bab48249fbd2dde172 men in Nevada standoff case plead guilty in federal courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/385d18cb9506454cace4f88635356536Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:52:02 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty in Las Vegas to federal charges in an armed confrontation with U.S. officials over grazing rights near cattleman Cliven Bundy's ranch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/385d18cb9506454cace4f88635356536University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd7d1f7408db4f79a8eeb656ac167c8dThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:32:16 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd7d1f7408db4f79a8eeb656ac167c8dThe Latest: Mom, boyfriend held on $1M bond in girl's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5b43dfc91724287aed1ed260dc40b5dThu, 25 Aug 2016 20:03:56 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5b43dfc91724287aed1ed260dc40b5dSecret Service agent who protected LBJ dies in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6079b4c8ecf4d34ae2c26bf70ce8677Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:58:56 GMTFREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — Jim Hardin, a Secret Service agent who protected President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family during and after their White House years, has died in Texas. He was 80.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6079b4c8ecf4d34ae2c26bf70ce8677The Latest: Chelsea Clinton to remain on foundation boardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b4f116330945978b4ddf1bdba08e98Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:56:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b4f116330945978b4ddf1bdba08e98The Latest: Clinton pushes back on health rumorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9aeb62af252e4c7c9399c95e15e83062Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:42:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9aeb62af252e4c7c9399c95e15e83062Gov sees flooded subdivision, SW city saved by sandbag wallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/821e4d75920040229afa1a3a0f529cfbThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:48:28 GMTLAKE ARTHUR, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards flew across south Louisiana Thursday, surveying flood damage from a helicopter and talking with people in a city that flooded and in one where a heroic effort by volunteers and others held floodwaters back.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/821e4d75920040229afa1a3a0f529cfbNonbelievers sue over Pennsylvania House's opening prayershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f0b60a8258f4033a7dff4a84237e823Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:35:13 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A group of people who don't believe in God filed a federal lawsuit Thursday that seeks to change how prayers are handled before sessions of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f0b60a8258f4033a7dff4a84237e823The Latest: Venice film fest cancels gala dinner after quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1cc3a21d1c543d2884a282ede47086eThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:32:05 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1cc3a21d1c543d2884a282ede47086eHomeland Security investigating Leslie Jones website hackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69771c3b5c074bedb685c39162d03928Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:30:31 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday it is investigating the hack of Leslie Jones' website that revealed several private details of the actress-comedian's life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69771c3b5c074bedb685c39162d03928Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monumenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe4349ed58b40c9b732c659e0b55ef3Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:39:16 GMTThe National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem in Washington, D.C., a naturalization ceremony on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and an outdoor concert at Yellowstone National Park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe4349ed58b40c9b732c659e0b55ef3The Latest: Turkish artillery strikes Syrian Kurdish militiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90e47878ad1a486787c1cc37ea4b880bThu, 25 Aug 2016 20:04:48 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90e47878ad1a486787c1cc37ea4b880bActivists asking if police will be charged in sex scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/437d712f489b4762a3cc43677d73de02Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:47:14 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Activists and relatives of a teenage woman at the center of a San Francisco Bay Area police sex scandal say they want to know if any of the more than two dozen law enforcement officials implicated earlier this year will face criminal charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/437d712f489b4762a3cc43677d73de02Correction: UN Weapons Proliferation storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1c7eac2c5fe482eba10659990dccf54Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:26:38 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — UNITED NATIONS — In an Aug. 23 story about the threat of terrorist groups obtaining weapons of mass destruction, The Associated Press reported incorrectly that Interpol had seized an Islamic State group laptop in 2014 in Syria owned by a Tunisian chemistry and physics student that contained information on developing biological weapons. The laptop was not seized by Interpol, but by another rebel group, Interpol says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1c7eac2c5fe482eba10659990dccf54No immediate Iowa vote on pipeline; 300 protest up northhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6411540b5c64a8f95476c8dec510730Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:05:02 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board declined Thursday to say whether they'd halt construction of an oil pipeline beyond this week on the properties of 14 landowners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6411540b5c64a8f95476c8dec510730The Latest: Pipeline work hasn't resumed in North Dakotahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/697929529c954ad189a6e3e1e1fe1f4dThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:37:06 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the status of the construction oil pipeline owned by a Texas-based company (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/697929529c954ad189a6e3e1e1fe1f4dTrump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a66f6dac1ac5485d932f72a9d0d342f6Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:29:33 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump confronted head-on allegations that he is racist on Thursday, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a66f6dac1ac5485d932f72a9d0d342f6Police: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Toronto, crossbow found nearbyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f8b771f07a47fe9fdcdc7aa4fc93d8Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:25:37 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say three people are dead in what they are calling a homicide that may have involved a crossbow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f8b771f07a47fe9fdcdc7aa4fc93d8Romero strikes out Ortiz to end it, Rays hold off Red Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eed7c5be1ae46ebb0e9b644a21392cbThu, 25 Aug 2016 20:03:10 GMTST .PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Enny Romero earned his first major league save, relieving with two outs in the ninth inning and fanning Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-1 win Wednesday and a four-game split with the Red Sox.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eed7c5be1ae46ebb0e9b644a21392cbAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f917bbdaf02483a8b63ce384f1db06bThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:25:23 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say 2 Catholic nuns have been found slain in a Mississippi home; motive unclear.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f917bbdaf02483a8b63ce384f1db06bHarrison, Matthews, Peppers talk PEDs with NFL investigatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56c5a24ee6f6418998acbac6c531c89bThu, 25 Aug 2016 19:50:54 GMTPittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers defensive players Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers met this week with NFL investigators looking into allegations linking them to performance-enhancing drugs, the players' union said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56c5a24ee6f6418998acbac6c531c89b