FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Aug 2016 15:00:49 -07:00Olympic champion Thompson stars as Bolt skips Diamond meet, 25 Aug 2016 21:01:38 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic 100-meter champion Elaine Thompson took center stage in the absence of her Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt in the first Diamond League meet after the Rio de Janeiro Games on Thursday. Mexico: Brutal killing of girl detailed by authorities, 25 Aug 2016 21:28:39 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On the day Victoria Martens 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. government, lawyers want voter ID ruling enforced, 25 Aug 2016 20:54:33 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The federal government and others who sued to overturn North Carolina's voter identification law have told the U.S. Supreme Court that keeping the photo ID mandate in place for the November elections would harm black voters and increase confusion. Latest: Trump accuses rival Clinton of race-baiting, 25 Aug 2016 20:54:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): nuns found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclear, 25 Aug 2016 20:38:02 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two nuns who worked as nurses to help the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, and there were signs of a break-in and their car was missing, officials said Thursday. care sector pulls stock market lower again, 25 Aug 2016 21:14:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell in light trading for a second day on Thursday as investors sifted through a mix of earnings reports. Latest: Albuquerque district IDs slain New Mexico girl, 25 Aug 2016 20:31:31 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local): warship fires warning shots at Iranian boats, 25 Aug 2016 20:20:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Navy ship fired three warning shots in the direction of an Iranian boat that was approaching another American ship head-on in the North Arabian Gulf on Wednesday, U.S. officials said, in an escalation of encounters in the region this week. Latest: Health department has advice on post-flood mold, 25 Aug 2016 21:08:08 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): picks Crosby as captain for World Cup of Hockey, 25 Aug 2016 21:00:44 GMTThe process of selecting Sidney Crosby as Canada's captain for the World Cup of Hockey was a simple one. swap: Dodgers send Carlos Ruiz to Phillies for Ellis, 25 Aug 2016 21:43:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have swapped catchers with Philadelphia, getting Carlos Ruiz and trading A.J. Ellis to the Phillies. PHOTOS: The National Park Service celebrates 100 years, 25 Aug 2016 20:48:55 GMTThe U.S. National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of managing some of the nation's most well-known parks, monuments and historic places. Giants-Mara story, 25 Aug 2016 21:40:52 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about New York Giants owner John Mara commenting on placekicker Josh Brown's one-game suspension, The Associated Press erroneously reported some of the details of the allegations made against Brown and details of the NFL's personal conduct policy. According to the NFL, Brown allegedly grabbed his ex-wife by her wrist, not her throat, and the ex-wife's allegations of 20 abusive incidents were contained in a court filing, not made to the media. Additionally, the NFL's personal conduct policy doesn't mandate a six-game suspension. It calls for a baseline suspension of six games without pay for violations involving assault, with consideration given to possible mitigating or aggravating circumstances., Larsson advance to semifinals in New Haven, 25 Aug 2016 20:51:19 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Elina Svitolina advanced to the Connecticut Open semifinals Thursday with a relatively easy 6-3, 6-1 victory over Olympics doubles champion Elena Vesnina. convicted in masterminding global online theft ring, 25 Aug 2016 20:27:55 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A federal jury convicted the son of a Russian lawmaker Thursday of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and orchestrating an international online theft scheme that netted him millions of dollars. downplays conflict with US over Syria weapons report, 25 Aug 2016 21:03:41 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's U.N. ambassador said Thursday there doesn't have to be a confrontation with the United States over a report that blames the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for carrying out chemical attacks in the conflict-torn country. powers Norris, Tigers past Twins 8-5 for series sweep, 25 Aug 2016 20:15:45 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James McCann had a three-run homer among his four hits, Daniel Norris pitched into the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers completed a sweep at Minnesota with an 8-5 victory on Thursday for the Twins' seventh straight defeat. Mississippi mayor fired me when I ended affair, 25 Aug 2016 21:13:53 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former executive assistant is suing the mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, saying she had an affair with him and then was fired after she ended the relationship. The city called the lawsuit "vicious" and a "political ploy." malnourished Hawaiian monk seals taken to hospital, 25 Aug 2016 21:28:32 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Four malnourished Hawaiian monk seals have been taken from remote atolls to a Big Island hospital for the endangered animals to be fed fish and fluids to boost their weight, officials said Thursday. Highlights, 25 Aug 2016 21:26:54 GMT__ sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat, 25 Aug 2016 20:42:15 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey sent more tanks into northern Syria on Thursday and gave Syrian Kurdish forces a week to scale back their presence near the Turkish border, a day after it launched a U.S.-backed cross-border incursion to establish a frontier zone free of the Islamic State group and Kurdish rebels. came face to face with Phoenix serial killer, 25 Aug 2016 20:50:27 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Unlike other victims, the survivor of the most recent Phoenix shooting involving a serial killer may have gotten the clearest glimpse yet of the suspect. court: Juvenile crimes can't enhance adult sentences, 25 Aug 2016 20:31:51 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court has ruled that prior juvenile convictions cannot be used to increase the severity of charges or the length of prison sentences those individuals receive as adults. Stegmaier withdraws from Barclays, ending his season, 25 Aug 2016 20:11:09 GMTFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brett Stegmaier has withdrawn from The Barclays with a wrist injury, ending his season., and President Obama, head into virtual reality, 25 Aug 2016 21:09:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park. most contrarian move in investing: Trust a stock picker, 25 Aug 2016 20:14:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's perhaps the most contrarian move in investing today: Trust a stock picker. Latest: 2 nuns slain in Mississippi, details unclear, 25 Aug 2016 21:22:23 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of two Catholic nuns in Mississippi (all times local): men in Nevada standoff case plead guilty in federal court, 25 Aug 2016 21:48:50 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Two defendants became the first on Thursday to plead guilty in Las Vegas to federal charges in an armed confrontation with U.S. officials over grazing rights near cattleman and open-range advocate Cliven Bundy's ranch. Latest: Catholic diocese 'saddened' by nuns' slayings, 25 Aug 2016 21:46:28 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of two Catholic nuns in Mississippi (all times local): agency: No confirmed Zika cases linked to Rio Olympics, 25 Aug 2016 21:39:09 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency says reports from national authorities indicate no confirmed laboratory cases of the Zika virus in anyone associated with the Rio Olympics. Latest: Maine governor's daughter hired by Trump, Pence, 25 Aug 2016 20:29:51 GMTNORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — The Latest on comments by Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage (all times local): General, Signet fall on weak results; Tiffany gains, 25 Aug 2016 20:46:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: in iconic Italy quake photo texted friends 'adieu', 25 Aug 2016 21:27:52 GMTASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — She became the face of Italy's earthquake: Sister Marjana Lleshi, blood staining her veil as she texted her family and friends in her native Albania that she was alive. Service agent who protected LBJ dies in Texas, 25 Aug 2016 21:40:02 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. Latest: Kaine says Trump can't be trusted on immigration, 25 Aug 2016 21:34:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): NY ex-Assembly speaker can remain free during appeal, 25 Aug 2016 21:23:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can remain free while he appeals his conviction and 12-year prison sentence, a judge ruled Thursday as she concluded that an appeals court will have to decide whether the jury received proper instructions on the law in light of a recent Supreme Court ruling. boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price, 25 Aug 2016 21:44:59 GMTThe maker of EpiPens offered patients more help to pay for its costly emergency allergy shots but didn't budge Thursday on the $608 price. GM car's ignition switch not to blame in fatal crash, 25 Aug 2016 20:51:53 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A Texas jury on Thursday found that a General Motors Co. ignition switch was not to blame for a 2011 accident that killed one driver and injured another, handing the carmaker its third courtroom win this year in a series of trials designed to help attorneys settle dozens of similar claims. aid theft: probation for bounce artist Big Freedia, 25 Aug 2016 20:22:18 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bounce entertainer Big Freedia has been sentenced to three years' probation and fined $35,000 after admitting to bilking the federal government out of housing aid. Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument, 25 Aug 2016 21:26:09 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. jury finds GM car's ignition switch not to blame in 2011 crash that killed 1, 25 Aug 2016 20:15:10 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Texas jury finds GM car's ignition switch not to blame in 2011 crash that killed 1. PLAYS: Strategies to consider for draft-day edge, 25 Aug 2016 21:30:59 GMTFantasy football draft strategy has evolved considerably the past 10 years, from the days of picking running backs early, saving kickers for last and avoiding sitting near opponents who look at your cheat sheets. The reason is simple: The game has grown rapidly, with now 56 million people in North America playing fantasy sports, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. person killed in apartment explosion identified, 25 Aug 2016 21:27:03 GMTSILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Authorities have identified a sixth person killed in an explosion and fire at a Maryland apartment complex. 3 dead, 1 hurt in Toronto, crossbow found nearby, 25 Aug 2016 21:22:53 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Three people were killed in what Canadian police on Thursday called a homicide that may have involved a crossbow. News' Ed Henry returning in new role after 4 months off, 25 Aug 2016 21:15:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Fox News correspondent Ed Henry is returning to the air four months after allegations of an extramarital affair led to his "taking some time off," as the network said then. upsets top-seeded Gasquet at Winston-Salem, 25 Aug 2016 21:27:47 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — John Millman upset top-seeded Richard Gasquet 7-5, 6-3 in the Winston-Salem Open quarterfinals Thursday. governor: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanic, 25 Aug 2016 21:02:12 GMTNORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive comments, this time by saying photos he's collected in a binder of drug dealers arrested in the state show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic. touring disasters, politicians weigh image, distraction, 25 Aug 2016 21:01:16 GMTKOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision to leave the presidential campaign trail to tour tornado damage at home underscores the political perils of not showing up for disasters. police question top Irish Olympic executives in probe, 25 Aug 2016 20:20:21 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro police began questioning two of Ireland's top Olympic executives on Thursday in a Summer Games ticket-scalping probe that has already ensnared the highest official. trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to Patriots, 25 Aug 2016 20:19:23 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have traded disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots in exchange for a 2017 fifth-round pick.