FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:17:40 -07:005th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18e76358183443b18a645952e4732fefThu, 02 Jul 2015 02:40:36 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18e76358183443b18a645952e4732fefMexico weighs ex-dictator Porfirio Diaz century after deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84f885b17b7b45ed947566463d7c78f0Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:23:36 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Reviled former dictator Porfirio Diaz is getting some unexpected respect in Mexico a century after he died in exile.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84f885b17b7b45ed947566463d7c78f0GM Jerry Dipoto departs after 3 1/2 years with Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8ce363a7a05433ca992383a07d08495Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:12:02 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto resigned Wednesday, abruptly ending his 3 1/2-year tenure with the club amid apparent tensions with manager Mike Scioscia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8ce363a7a05433ca992383a07d08495Bus falls off bridge, killing 10 South Koreanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ab59f86f14c4aa1ab0299704b07c572Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:27:58 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A bus carrying a group of South Koreans fell off a highway bridge in northeastern China, killing 10 of them, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ab59f86f14c4aa1ab0299704b07c572US probes possible collusion among airlines to keep fares uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/136aab00042142678811cece41b045ebThu, 02 Jul 2015 03:32:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/136aab00042142678811cece41b045ebCustoms officials recover idol looted from Indian templehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aea92c88c75341609f4ba4884f29010aThu, 02 Jul 2015 02:42:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Customs officials in New York have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aea92c88c75341609f4ba4884f29010aMatt Dobyns wins PGA Professionalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61fe7236c73b41b5ba623c22720ff586Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:26:42 GMTFLOURTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Matt Dobyns won the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in four years Wednesday to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61fe7236c73b41b5ba623c22720ff586As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusualhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e09bb8063224eddb677a074b7cac191Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:34:38 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e09bb8063224eddb677a074b7cac191Ohio to replace bridge after tanker fire, reroute traffichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ae1eef30ab142819107230418a961ddThu, 02 Jul 2015 02:36:09 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation officials plan to replace a bridge that was charred early Wednesday morning when a tanker truck carrying ethanol overturned, caught fire and forced closures on two major highways near Ohio's capital, leading to damage possibly up to $1 million and two citations for the driver.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ae1eef30ab142819107230418a961ddIndians' Carrasco pitching perfect game thru 6 vs Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eac89c78fa64ab79bf44f5eff9b9e31Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:04:30 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco of the Cleveland Indians is pitching a perfect game through six innings against the Tampa Bay Rays.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eac89c78fa64ab79bf44f5eff9b9e31Lind, Gennett lead Brewers past Phillies 9-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/417180be3fe04e8cb4bbeb379b92de33Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:57:38 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are finally in a groove. Playing the Philadelphia Phillies certainly helps.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/417180be3fe04e8cb4bbeb379b92de33Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8f1e90af3a848099a7e17c7a73f1882Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:42:55 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8f1e90af3a848099a7e17c7a73f1882Family sues after California frat pledge died on hazing hikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1257a42ec3ec4c6ca41aa2c4b62d4330Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:57:24 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a California college student who died during a grueling fraternity hike sued the organization and the school on Wednesday, saying the young man's death was senseless and easily preventable.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1257a42ec3ec4c6ca41aa2c4b62d4330Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals, 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d8bff3192a744b0bfa8728e33cb143dThu, 02 Jul 2015 04:08:05 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe hit back-to-back homers in a four-run fourth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night to end a streak of nine straight losses in the season series.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d8bff3192a744b0bfa8728e33cb143dOwn goal gives Japan 2-1 win over England in World Cup semihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12611647a3f04099940d4564f8d74c2eThu, 02 Jul 2015 03:51:37 GMTEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — England defender Laura Bassett was inconsolable as she lay face down on the field, sobbing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12611647a3f04099940d4564f8d74c2eToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648e4b1709e24647a40879b84664584dThu, 02 Jul 2015 04:00:03 GMTToday is Thursday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2015. There are 182 days left in the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648e4b1709e24647a40879b84664584dJones, Eovaldi salvage Yankees' trip finale, 3-1 over Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6435b7fb175e42dbba508b1c8d6f7c02Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:40:43 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6435b7fb175e42dbba508b1c8d6f7c02$3 million restoration project improves Alcatraz Islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfcbb3c6e1e64ed7bb11de1aef1be5bdThu, 02 Jul 2015 02:27:30 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than a million people visit Alcatraz Island every year to see the shuttered prison sitting in the San Francisco Bay, made famous by Clint Eastwood in the movie about the great escape of three prisoners in the early 1960s.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfcbb3c6e1e64ed7bb11de1aef1be5bdWWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16b3d7544f1f407aa12810be7291c629Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:38:12 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16b3d7544f1f407aa12810be7291c629Indians' Carrasco loses no-hitter with 2 outs in 9th vs Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53b70d11f7d3451688c519e6a5c5559fThu, 02 Jul 2015 01:54:09 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco of the Cleveland Indians has lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53b70d11f7d3451688c519e6a5c5559fFederal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc246484ef054adb9f515b72b5d30c92Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:04:37 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc246484ef054adb9f515b72b5d30c92Indians' Carrasco loses perfect game vs Rays in 7thhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2739f3d051341aaa44ed9e37fcb306bThu, 02 Jul 2015 01:39:17 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco of the Cleveland Indians has not allowed a hit against the Tampa Bay Rays through eight innings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2739f3d051341aaa44ed9e37fcb306bMan bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2b1b2cd3ccc446585761205834243bdThu, 02 Jul 2015 01:48:20 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh in a record-breaking year of shark attacks for the state's coastal waters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2b1b2cd3ccc446585761205834243bdSurfer critically injured by shark off Australian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6c75accfed5450792a13911bea98c69Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:49:08 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Police say a 32-year-old surfer has been critically injured by a shark at the same Australian coastal town where a Japanese tourist was killed in February.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6c75accfed5450792a13911bea98c69Biker challenges judge's gag order in criminal casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbbfeda697414be6874ea3dc42364455Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:12:59 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The only biker to sue in connection with a mass arrest following a deadly shootout at a Texas restaurant argued in a petition filed Wednesday that he was unfairly slapped with a gag order after publicly criticizing how the investigation has been handled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbbfeda697414be6874ea3dc42364455Cubs score 2 in 11th and blank slumping Mets again, 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a6f9dc026fd4c1587938db09ddbec25Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:19:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Starlin Castro legged out a run-scoring infield single in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the punchless New York Mets 2-0 Wednesday night for their second consecutive shutout at Citi Field.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a6f9dc026fd4c1587938db09ddbec25Video shows theater shooter acting oddly right after arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/821ef732a66f479f842e3b30e32d1387Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:22:35 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — As the chaos of a shooting at a packed movie theater continued to unfold outside, James Holmes sat in a sterile police interview room, toying with staples, staring at walls and playing with paper bags put on his hands to preserve gunshot residue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/821ef732a66f479f842e3b30e32d1387Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ba0228292844505aacaa9b70758fb41Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:07:14 GMTHAVANA (AP) — From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ba0228292844505aacaa9b70758fb41Mexico: 7 police charged with torture in army slaying casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f2f99ddc3114e94b2ebf703401cbeecThu, 02 Jul 2015 03:40:30 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico on Wednesday formally accused seven state police officers of torturing three women who survived a confrontation a year ago in which soldiers allegedly killed at least a dozen suspected gang members after they surrendered.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f2f99ddc3114e94b2ebf703401cbeec10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac528517dfdb43fd94a7a149f2c43c1dThu, 02 Jul 2015 01:03:52 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac528517dfdb43fd94a7a149f2c43c1dCavaliers break the bank on Day 1 of free agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4337e58f47454bd8b98c43c6a770f600Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:00:12 GMTCleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert promised LeBron James he would do whatever it took financially to surround him with a team capable of ending the city's 51-year championship drought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4337e58f47454bd8b98c43c6a770f600Kessel trade to Penguins highlights start of NHL free agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3316b23be7e844fe81ed00db5d88f443Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:08:18 GMTOn the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3316b23be7e844fe81ed00db5d88f443Asian stocks gain as US data eclipses Greek riskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44cd09f68e344e449427a675a7515f83Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:55:03 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were higher on Thursday as strong U.S. payroll data overshadowed worries about Greek debt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44cd09f68e344e449427a675a7515f83Carrasco loses no-hitter with 1 strike to go in 9th vs Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b14f3a70b7804778a4a174e243822ea2Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:39:36 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco was one strike away from throwing Cleveland's first no-hitter in 34 years and already considering ways to celebrate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b14f3a70b7804778a4a174e243822ea2Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5fae593da3448ca81bce887b191033Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:56:12 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5fae593da3448ca81bce887b191033Walker homers twice as Pirates pound Tigers 9-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b611ab8142df454fb7295973e77069d2Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:59:33 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Neil Walker had a long day Wednesday, but he wishes it could have kept going.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b611ab8142df454fb7295973e77069d2Billy Joel bests Elton John, sets new record at MSGhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69272ae5235b41eab5de48fd7e749690Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:55:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel set a record for most performances by a single artist at Madison Square Garden with his 65th show Wednesday night, besting Elton John.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69272ae5235b41eab5de48fd7e749690Dolphin leaps onto boat, injuring California womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe0fccd85b8e4c7cb48e2a747d45b55eThu, 02 Jul 2015 03:15:05 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe0fccd85b8e4c7cb48e2a747d45b55eBour homers in 9th to help Marlins beat Giants 6-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f09dd4fba0643e080d923a193e1f766Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:13:05 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Justin Bour hit a three-run homer with no outs in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins overcame three errors and a flurry of double-play grounders to rally past the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f09dd4fba0643e080d923a193e1f766In Wisconsin, Sanders appeals to like-minded liberalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7054e4046a4a32a25a3fb42bc0503dThu, 02 Jul 2015 01:58:43 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders touted his progressive credentials before his largest crowd to date Wednesday night as he pushed his campaign into Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's backyard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7054e4046a4a32a25a3fb42bc0503dInvestigators have person of interest in Dylan Redwine casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2abaee030ee4491ea2a09dc11bec6a88Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:21:22 GMTDURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Investigators have identified a person of interest in the case of a 13-year-old boy who went missing in 2012 and whose remains were found seven months later in southwestern Colorado.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2abaee030ee4491ea2a09dc11bec6a88Mayor: Chicago school cuts include layoffs, less maintenancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5634c1efaeb14562ad77cb4ee2be8ec8Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:22:46 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 million pension bill officials said it couldn't afford.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5634c1efaeb14562ad77cb4ee2be8ec8Cancer specialist Arthur Porter dies in Panamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/688ec5f6c8774c8294cc952fb189e1c0Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:41:26 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Arthur Porter, a cancer specialist who was facing fraud charges related to a $1.3 billion hospital project in Montreal, died Wednesday in Panama after a lengthy battle with lung cancer, his biographer said. He was 59.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/688ec5f6c8774c8294cc952fb189e1c0New warden, security measures after New York prison escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b34e552294e54bcba6e1c3089c55f885Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:51:28 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b34e552294e54bcba6e1c3089c55f885Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifelinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9776c5986dd4d42808d1383b70731deThu, 02 Jul 2015 04:02:07 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks Thursday, as Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country's deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9776c5986dd4d42808d1383b70731deGuatemala court revives study on ending president's immunityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0753233d239645ed807874ff93f93c0fThu, 02 Jul 2015 03:41:58 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's constitutional court on Wednesday revived a process that could strip President Otto Perez Molina of immunity from prosecution amid growing corruption scandals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0753233d239645ed807874ff93f93c0fEpiscopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5b43c73c5a84833aa094fa7b39eb253Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:11:15 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5b43c73c5a84833aa094fa7b39eb253Love stays, Chandler moves, dollars fly in NBA free agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83cf4e1800cc4781b07a24fb838a5c45Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:24:27 GMTKevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83cf4e1800cc4781b07a24fb838a5c45Orioles hit 2 HRs to back Chen in 4-2 victory over Rangershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/747a795a8b034acbbb4a5b2368b4eea9Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:36:51 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — J.J. Hardy hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning to back an effective pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen and carry the Baltimore Orioles past the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/747a795a8b034acbbb4a5b2368b4eea9Witness: Man killed by police told officers 'shoot me'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2afadad009bd49dd86a1ea4423efe4f3Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:32:43 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two witnesses said an unarmed Mexican immigrant fatally shot by police in Washington state fought with an officer, threw rocks and told officers to shoot him before they opened fire, documents released Wednesday show.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2afadad009bd49dd86a1ea4423efe4f3