FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:29:12 -07:00Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3765024dd89e48b79bdfd4ab758ba069Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:19:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday — but only in some states.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3765024dd89e48b79bdfd4ab758ba069Rousseff faces 'political suicide bomber,' removal threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3a5955baf9a4c989b9f33dfc84423c2Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:07:41 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the single digits weren't rough enough for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, she's now faced with a "political suicide bomber."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3a5955baf9a4c989b9f33dfc84423c2Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd0d72a0af24bbd89302a638838ca3dFri, 28 Aug 2015 06:26:54 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd0d72a0af24bbd89302a638838ca3d29 to become citizens at DC's MLK memorialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58353f1d9f89413a9cd327ec88227d34Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:16:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-nine people will become citizens during a ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58353f1d9f89413a9cd327ec88227d34Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64beac322ce44c9b834c913ac5d072c5Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:18:30 GMTCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64beac322ce44c9b834c913ac5d072c5White supremacist to defend himself in Jewish site shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e394fd41f3a54d4e8c4f1b9f9577b96bFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:27:10 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri man who says he killed three people in suburban Kansas City last year because he thought they were Jewish gets his chance to defend himself against a capital murder chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e394fd41f3a54d4e8c4f1b9f9577b96bVenezuelans to rally in support of closing Colombian borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e8eca8c36274b44bd7cbbc733731c0eFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:05:25 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Colombia and Venezuela recalled their ambassadors for consultations amid an increasingly bitter border dispute, while government supporters in Caracas prepared to rally Friday in support of a controversial crackdown on migrants, smugglers and paramilitary groups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e8eca8c36274b44bd7cbbc733731c0eIndia's polluted waters cleanse spirits at Hindu festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1d69c63aac45d4a9ee49e5ddfaeb20Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:46:07 GMTNASIK, India (AP) — It's just water, and far from the cleanest you could find. Raw sewage often flows in the Godavari River, bringing with it high bacteria levels. Residue from sand mining can cloud the water. Farm pesticides leech through the soil.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1d69c63aac45d4a9ee49e5ddfaeb20Japan reports inflation, household spending soften in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c62385dbb564cdd8b8de2c8b036268bFri, 28 Aug 2015 06:15:12 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting reality: the deep-seated challenges for sustaining long-term growth, especially for aging economies like Japan's.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c62385dbb564cdd8b8de2c8b036268bEaton is back, and immediately he leads decathlon at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e50c0abae74d6191ea0e8291a963ddFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:08:56 GMTBEIJING (AP) — After a two-year absence, Ashton Eaton needed only 10.23 seconds to establish himself again as the favorite to win the decathlon at the world championships.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e50c0abae74d6191ea0e8291a963ddGreece's new prime minister to name caretaker cabinethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8e54fc6f5e4fbf83c591806e62aa62Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:44:12 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, is to name the members of her caretaker government as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8e54fc6f5e4fbf83c591806e62aa62Savannah State lockdown lifted after 1 injured in shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04ee08eadf754719a6a29e6c3874f2d8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:16:13 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Savannah State University spokeswoman says a campus lockdown has been lifted after one person was injured in a shooting near the student union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04ee08eadf754719a6a29e6c3874f2d8Indian and Pakistani border guards trade gunfire, 2 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fbe26ca47794753aa0eb4c91c4962baFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:54:39 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire in the divided region of Kashmir, leaving two Indian civilians dead and another 16 wounded, an Indian official said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fbe26ca47794753aa0eb4c91c4962baIdentifying zone-read plays makes it tough to protect QBshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bedca75178114e2787e59e37002d1852Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:10:12 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — If Chip Kelly, Pete Carroll and other NFL coaches want to run zone-read plays, their quarterbacks are fair game — even when they don't have the ball.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bedca75178114e2787e59e37002d1852The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a347265f55b42f1a98868d74e0c7b8dFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:38:53 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a347265f55b42f1a98868d74e0c7b8dHorse riding program teaches sport of kings to at-risk youthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c45d3a60be745fdb5bac4574b5fb8adFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:23:53 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carmen Sharpe doesn't let her children play outside their home in a dangerous, gritty section of Philadelphia she refers to as "The Badlands."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c45d3a60be745fdb5bac4574b5fb8adVirginia shootings make for tough media decisionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8932a7d6d4804910a023342f4afaaa2fFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:10:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In an era when anyone can go online and find video of extremist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8932a7d6d4804910a023342f4afaaa2fSavannah State University on lockdown after shooting; 1 hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08c2b50408794bc084979ef9cc8d1702Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:08:30 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Savannah State University has sent out a campus alert placing the school on lockdown while SSU officers investigate a shooting incident near the Student Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08c2b50408794bc084979ef9cc8d1702AP PHOTOS: VW Beetles find 2nd life with Mexican collectorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5615e2a5537e4c459452d1fbc2cc59c7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:02:12 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — When the Mexico City government retired the last Volkswagen Beetle taxis in 2012, it shipped most of the aging cars, commonly known as "vochos," to junkyards to be turned into scrap metal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5615e2a5537e4c459452d1fbc2cc59c7The Latest: Tori Bowie won't participate on US relay teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/693e0e2857fc432284d6d153af1fbcd4Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:16:09 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/693e0e2857fc432284d6d153af1fbcd4Australian survivor of WWII 'Great Escape' dies aged 101http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b385a93e445946449ee23b1496615786Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:10:16 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b385a93e445946449ee23b1496615786Spieth tries to make the cut and stay No. 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862031f2af984266baf2ec8d0d09d0c6Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:33:13 GMTEDISON, N.J. (AP) — In his first tournament at No. 1 in the world, Jordan Spieth posted his worst score in three months with a 74.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862031f2af984266baf2ec8d0d09d0c6Savannah State lockdown lifted; 1 injured in shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67638f23581c4ccdb51a189e2534c06fFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:06:11 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Campus police are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University that left one person injured and prompted a lockdown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67638f23581c4ccdb51a189e2534c06fUS group urges China to open insurance, securities marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ced54acb5e54d4aaab0deebdf315ec5Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:00:12 GMTBEIJING (AP) — An American business group urged China on Friday to allow more access to its insurance and other service industries, saying foreign skills could help develop its volatile stock markets and cope with disasters like the recent chemical explosion in Tianjin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ced54acb5e54d4aaab0deebdf315ec5Walker: 'We cannot afford to lose' in Middle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e33b89d6c5b41c8bb1ab92aee8bdc4fFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:08:42 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e33b89d6c5b41c8bb1ab92aee8bdc4fBangladesh arrests 2 more suspects in blogger's killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af98a25b50ee4c7595edc7924115654dFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:04:18 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh have arrested two more suspected members of a banned militant group thought to be behind the slaying of a secular blogger in the fourth such deadly attack this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af98a25b50ee4c7595edc7924115654dN.Korea leader dismisses top officials after standoff easeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/135c8d208b1d459a9ba2dbc8b79983deFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:07:51 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported Friday, a move that suggests the young leader holds them responsible for allowing the confrontation to nearly spin out of control.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/135c8d208b1d459a9ba2dbc8b79983deClinton quietly trying to discourage Biden from a 2016 bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3ea5dddc7cb48c69397896ff9911a43Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:12:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3ea5dddc7cb48c69397896ff9911a43Moss, Cruz hit HRs to lead Cardinals past D-backs 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d1dfbfc6d0d48ee8a1eae79cb1d03e7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:33:45 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Moss hit his first home run with St. Louis and Tony Cruz hit his first of the season, leading the Cardinals to a 5-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d1dfbfc6d0d48ee8a1eae79cb1d03e7Jurors to resume deliberations in prep school rape casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3f5c0f9495f453391b4fa501a0960b4Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:47:48 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Jurors will resume weighing the credibility of two teens and other evidence in a case in which prosecutors say an 18-year-old senior raped a freshman as part of a culture of sexual conquest at an elite New Hampshire prep school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3f5c0f9495f453391b4fa501a0960b4The Latest: Eaton leads decathlon after 3 events at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20fb5929f6a04f8cab5a3908fe1211b5Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:01:56 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20fb5929f6a04f8cab5a3908fe1211b5Obama to speak with Jewish groups on Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47079ad09f0b4ba6bbd83cddc7710511Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:15:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is using a Friday webcast to try to allay concerns from Jewish communities about the nuclear agreement with Iran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47079ad09f0b4ba6bbd83cddc7710511Texas, Mexico get 2nd chances in LLWS title gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/444d7888f6f549aa9f3365a0efbfab1aFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:26:11 GMTSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The title round at the Little League World Series is flush with second chances.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/444d7888f6f549aa9f3365a0efbfab1aA look at Serena Williams' possible path to true Grand Slamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/118b5bcab1eb43cfaa272f3db5be2367Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:43:27 GMTShortly after the draw for the U.S. Open set up Serena Williams' path to completing a Grand Slam, she offered her own analysis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/118b5bcab1eb43cfaa272f3db5be2367The Latest: Drouin, Barshim advance in high jump at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9d5013d5dee42ae9787053a31aa3867Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:23:34 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9d5013d5dee42ae9787053a31aa3867LEADING OFF: Orioles CF Jones gets checked, Kershaw startshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648039436946488f85c23d99a60a61e2Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:11:36 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648039436946488f85c23d99a60a61e2On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed angerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/938491e4150a4433a6e4e61d4fa17b40Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:21:37 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/938491e4150a4433a6e4e61d4fa17b40Lawyers say Oklahoma man is insane, try to halt executionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9783631c0b334f63870797943ad66237Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:45:19 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 has become insane while in prison, and his upcoming execution should be halted, the man's attorneys argue in a new court case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9783631c0b334f63870797943ad66237Programs run into pitfalls with fining college playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9fe5981ad5c4ba29e15af9ee3582dc9Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:53:55 GMTTake away game tickets for missing class. Hold back a bowl gift for being late. Maybe even dock a player his $15 per diem for skipping study hall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9fe5981ad5c4ba29e15af9ee3582dc9Puerto Rico braces for TS Erika after 4 dead in Dominicahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3003b4c60c97499fa5537884d1fd207eFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:06:43 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3003b4c60c97499fa5537884d1fd207eUS national security adviser in China ahead of Xi's US triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/137d550688044d9ebbc6024d7d0368a1Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:01:59 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The U.S. national security adviser held talks Friday in Beijing to help lay the groundwork for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/137d550688044d9ebbc6024d7d0368a1Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7d119b7f634ca1b6a56ac65a505155Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:12:58 GMTMOUNT BAKER, Wash. (AP) — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascades off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face of the glacier as it rushes downstream.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7d119b7f634ca1b6a56ac65a505155Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped crafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71aec79b24f74cf094f9fb55dfdce499Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:11:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71aec79b24f74cf094f9fb55dfdce499Vietnam grants amnesty to more than 18,000 prisonershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/baa3fe94f9dd41eca5ca0dccb290891eFri, 28 Aug 2015 06:13:55 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has granted amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners to mark the 70th anniversary of independence from France, but authorities said Friday they do not include anyone convicted of national security crimes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/baa3fe94f9dd41eca5ca0dccb290891eBaseball Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa8f3821acf443a0850a4a2a5321fa52Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:20:45 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead double in the 13th inning after making a spectacular defensive play to end the 10th, leading the New York Mets over Philadelphia for their seventh straight win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa8f3821acf443a0850a4a2a5321fa52Q&A: Questions, answers in Planned Parenthood controversyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c0392888e794989b87804019e6ea8c1Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:14:06 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America is defending its abortion practices and its donation of fetal tissue for medical research.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c0392888e794989b87804019e6ea8c1Pick 6: Heisman hopefuls short on preseason hypehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aedf6bb2efbb45f1aff03afefa352e75Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:02:21 GMTOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota broke a Heisman Trophy trend last season by winning the award after being considered the preseason favorite.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aedf6bb2efbb45f1aff03afefa352e75N. Korea leader dismisses top officials after standoff easeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/667ebf92dc184d0cac15ac1dd765b2fbFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:13:19 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported Friday, a move that suggests the young leader holds them responsible for allowing the confrontation to nearly spin out of control.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/667ebf92dc184d0cac15ac1dd765b2fbAnalysts question costs in Los Angeles 2024 Olympics bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ecb520c32784d818ef5136abe24e616Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:33:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — City analysts warned that construction costs for athlete housing in Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic bid may be significantly underestimated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ecb520c32784d818ef5136abe24e616Home runs, clutch relief help Cardinals top Diamondbacks 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00b6380cd1dc457f9fb61cc135f8773aFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:18:18 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Moss hit his first home run with St. Louis and Tony Cruz hit his first of the season, leading the Cardinals to a 5-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00b6380cd1dc457f9fb61cc135f8773a