FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:28:02 -07:00Food stamp fraud suspects to make religious defense argumenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b66b04690814d619233013d92e212d6Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:09:29 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamous sect members accused of food stamp fraud may testify at an upcoming hearing in an attempt to persuade a judge they were following religiously rooted communal living practices and not breaking the law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b66b04690814d619233013d92e212d6El Salvador judge orders ex-attorney general remain in jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4749ccccd5441b38076efcf6d101695Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:46:49 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A judge in El Salvador has ordered that the country's former attorney general remain in jail on new charges that he divulged intercepted telephone conversations in prosecuting a Roman Catholic priest from Spain in 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4749ccccd5441b38076efcf6d101695Police: 11 injured when ferry hits kayakers on Hudson Riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6faed5a7f81b4ff18a90beca86a3c0f6Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:04:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York say 11 kayakers were injured when they were hit by a ferry on the Hudson River.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6faed5a7f81b4ff18a90beca86a3c0f6Yellowstone south entrance reopens after wildfire closurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eb401e9dfdf4aecb94247f6fde00c6eTue, 30 Aug 2016 23:15:31 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The south entrance to Yellowstone National Park reopened Tuesday after being closed for more than a week because of a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eb401e9dfdf4aecb94247f6fde00c6eThe Latest: Chris Brown's home search after gun allegationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd8bed5b211a49ec8bcb59a49ad2f1c0Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:55:20 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a police response at the Los Angeles home of singer Chris Brown (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd8bed5b211a49ec8bcb59a49ad2f1c0Novartis wins US OK for biosimilar version of Amgen's Enbrelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef2af9a03d3846dfb760da543fe1207bTue, 30 Aug 2016 22:29:31 GMTU.S. regulators on Tuesday approved the first lower-cost version of Enbrel, a blockbuster anti-inflammatory drug from Amgen that is among the top-selling drugs in the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef2af9a03d3846dfb760da543fe1207bCurtis leaving post as president of MIShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e68018872e6d4e9084c060dce225b22eWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:03:02 GMTBROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Roger Curtis is leaving his position as president of Michigan International Speedway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e68018872e6d4e9084c060dce225b22eAustralian man with British title to stay jailed in Vegashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b404daed678b4d529bc7ed32a474e369Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:28:17 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — An Australian man who identifies himself as the 13th Duke of Manchester will remain jailed in Las Vegas at least until next month, pending possible resolution of felony false police report and burglary charges carrying a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison, a judge said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b404daed678b4d529bc7ed32a474e369Senators want info on driver of bus that crashed, killing 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f37f5fe8958477e83a1ae8d682c9dc1Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:22:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for information about the man identified as the driver of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring three dozen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f37f5fe8958477e83a1ae8d682c9dc1Determined to chase dream, Tebow shows power in MLB workouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d968155041874a56b99f987af6b06613Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:26:55 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Tebow crushed a batting-practice fastball with a confident left-handed swing, sending it into the trees next to the scoreboard beyond right field.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d968155041874a56b99f987af6b06613Concussion-related lawsuit pending, Bouchard out at US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4c1a750d30e4b949310a57b49d9036fWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:15:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard wrung her hands at her post-match news conference. She rubbed her lower lip. She squeezed her left arm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4c1a750d30e4b949310a57b49d9036f3 convicted on charges in high school basketball rape casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/938747632a474962927e84143cba7479Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:30:19 GMTSEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One Tennessee high school basketball player was found guilty of aggravated rape and two others were found guilty of aggravated assault against a freshman teammate, a person familiar with the juvenile court case said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/938747632a474962927e84143cba7479The Latest: In another Tomic outburst, lewd comments to fanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/792b55aa419e42b7b5256fbce50bcd76Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:07:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/792b55aa419e42b7b5256fbce50bcd76The Latest: Murphy beats Grayson to face Rubio for Senatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b52a52378d44318ad108676178d968fWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:16:53 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b52a52378d44318ad108676178d968fWildfire prompts evacuations of 200 homes in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae1b3631a2543878e029122102c19d0Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:37:22 GMTBANNING, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a wildfire tearing through brush east of Los Angeles has destroyed an outbuilding and forced 700 people from their homes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae1b3631a2543878e029122102c19d0Settlement forces US to decide whether 9 species endangeredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed499ce279674a209c91698b31964015Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:40:44 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government agreed Tuesday to decide over the next several years if federal protections are needed to help a small, fanged predator of the Northern Rockies, massive alligator snapping turtles in the South and seven other troubled species that in some cases have awaited action for years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed499ce279674a209c91698b31964015Defendant wore girlfriend's ashes to fatal crash sentencinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d89e303caf441c19f31e650fa42326fWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:57 GMTMUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man wore a vial containing his girlfriend's ashes when he was sentenced to jail in a crash that killed her and her unborn child.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d89e303caf441c19f31e650fa42326fMexico issues transit visas to surge of African migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e0fcfde9bb4803ac76050437141c96Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:57:38 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities say 424 migrants from African countries arrived at the southern state of Chiapas over two days last week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e0fcfde9bb4803ac76050437141c96Lawyer investigating lead at Indiana housing complexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2052bd8f2b5423ab13095d49a65c28aTue, 30 Aug 2016 23:55:27 GMTEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — An attorney for families in an Indiana public housing complex slated to be demolished because of lead contamination says he's investigating whether public officials knew about the problem and allowed children to be "poisoned."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2052bd8f2b5423ab13095d49a65c28aAP Source: Indians, Athletics agree to trade Coco Crisphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b265cacfe840278d6f51b986aa78f0Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:48:40 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Indians are nearing a deal to acquire outfielder Coco Crisp from the Oakland Athletics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b265cacfe840278d6f51b986aa78f0Obama cuts short the sentences of 111 federal inmateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91fd791714ef4ec6af2863406ebc463fTue, 30 Aug 2016 22:09:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama cut short on Tuesday the sentences of 111 federal inmates in another round of commutations for those convicted of nonviolent drug offenses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91fd791714ef4ec6af2863406ebc463fLA paying $200M to settle lawsuit over disabled housinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9a916f3ef544c89b69e9dc2b997b231Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:41:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles agreed Tuesday to spend at least $200 million over a decade to provide thousands of apartments for people with disabilities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9a916f3ef544c89b69e9dc2b997b231Diplomats disagree over Syria chemical sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb57f4d4430b44179eaa3d06b57a346fWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:06:41 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council failed to agree Tuesday on whether Syria merited sanctions over the use of chemical weapons, with Russia questioning the evidence from an independent commission that found government forces were behind at least two such attacks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb57f4d4430b44179eaa3d06b57a346fBlack woman sues Austin after being thrown down amid arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99383e2cb0384c09b1236b9f2f3ed248Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:31:32 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A black Texas teacher is suing the state's capital after being thrown to the ground by one white officer during a traffic stop, and then being told by another that blacks have "violent tendencies."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99383e2cb0384c09b1236b9f2f3ed248911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclubhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0537c32875047e9ba207704e1f03184Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:06:12 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Friends and relatives of patrons trapped in a gay Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead asked police dispatchers why it was taking so long for their loved ones to be rescued.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0537c32875047e9ba207704e1f03184The Latest: 2009 champ del Potro wins in return to US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d7b27ccc294c6398d0327404a9c2bdTue, 30 Aug 2016 23:28:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d7b27ccc294c6398d0327404a9c2bdSnyder OKs $2.2M more for lawyers in Flint water crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2f054d8fc7d44b99c2274d554713308Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:37:48 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has approved spending up to $2.2 million more in state money for outside legal services related to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2f054d8fc7d44b99c2274d554713308McCain challenge, sheriff's latest bid top Arizona primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00e1c391e5fd4b91b900bd047e174837Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:13:17 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Primary challenges to two of the state's longest-serving Republicans are drawing attention as Arizona voters head to the polls Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00e1c391e5fd4b91b900bd047e174837Prankster who tossed crickets on subway train arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14690c0b4ef243b2841865b1d8f316eaWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:10:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn woman who tossed hundreds of live crickets and worms on a crowded subway train last week as part of a video prank was arrested Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14690c0b4ef243b2841865b1d8f316eaWoman identified as rapper T-Pain's niece, killed in Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/788c61a4568544b2a9e170c9a2707dffTue, 30 Aug 2016 22:29:39 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old woman later identified by rapper and record-producer T-Pain as his niece was fatally stabbed outside a drug store in Tallahassee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/788c61a4568544b2a9e170c9a2707dffLos Angeles police: Singer Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weaponhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c425f4eedc6489ba27ab640ee15c57fWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:10:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police: Singer Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c425f4eedc6489ba27ab640ee15c57fGoogle to expand Waze carpooling service in San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b41f89b2ad0f4257b2db78ba311fef80Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:15:51 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b41f89b2ad0f4257b2db78ba311fef80Chicago mayor unveils plan for new police oversight agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e6722f3da9b4d65a1afc71efe0e7b28Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:17:01 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday released a proposed ordinance that creates a new agency to investigate police misconduct to replace the agency that came under fire in the wake of a video of a police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e6722f3da9b4d65a1afc71efe0e7b28Pennsylvania's convicted ex-top prosecutor swiftly replacedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f4ce12691a4445b945df5e5e40c469dTue, 30 Aug 2016 22:25:53 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers made a hasty return to the state Capitol from their summer recess on Tuesday as they rushed through a replacement for the state's convicted ex-attorney general.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f4ce12691a4445b945df5e5e40c469dThe Latest: Venus Williams advances in 3 sets at US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c61b6f8944ee444b87c05ab1a9d9f32dTue, 30 Aug 2016 23:08:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c61b6f8944ee444b87c05ab1a9d9f32dIndictment: Woman used feds' fake university to get visashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec542686b99848f1a874a3231b20ac99Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:14:20 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A woman accused of participating in a student visa pay-to-stay scam uncovered when authorities set up a fake university with no professors or classes was indicted on Tuesday by a federal grand jury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec542686b99848f1a874a3231b20ac99Remains of 5 adults found at gutted Southern California homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90d6ee357d464a2684fef3e50ebe0f89Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:45:55 GMTTEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — The remains of five adults were found after a fire that gutted a board-and-care home southeast of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90d6ee357d464a2684fef3e50ebe0f89The Latest: Rubio wins GOP nomination to seek second termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d7d7251a1748febb98c3abbca524f7Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:05:10 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d7d7251a1748febb98c3abbca524f7Hospital, hepatitis C outbreak victims reach settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38c6bbca8954774bc5b30224466f965Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:59:07 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Trinity Health and its hospital in Minot have agreed in principal on a legal settlement with 21 victims of the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history, though Trinity's legal fight with a nursing home where most people were sickened will continue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38c6bbca8954774bc5b30224466f965U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy beats Alan Grayson for Democratic nomination to face Sen. Rubio in Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e80ef91d0f28408794ac254a5f4eae30Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:16:04 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy beats Alan Grayson for Democratic nomination to face Sen. Rubio in Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e80ef91d0f28408794ac254a5f4eae30City, county leaders hold special meeting after girl's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8a8683ee48f467c96a891fc1462138aTue, 30 Aug 2016 22:49:17 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — City and county officials have called a special meeting to address what led to the brutal slaying of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl in the hopes of identifying opportunities for the community to better protect children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8a8683ee48f467c96a891fc1462138aMarco Rubio wins Florida GOP nomination to seek second Senate termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea75c1e1a6a04b1aa44ece596a642b58Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:03:31 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Marco Rubio wins Florida GOP nomination to seek second Senate term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea75c1e1a6a04b1aa44ece596a642b58The Latest: Buffett, Bon Jovi help Clinton raise moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e53497c9b5cc46dc8748dfdcb0597925Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:30:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e53497c9b5cc46dc8748dfdcb0597925People stock up, board up as hurricane hurtles toward Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a3f71fb14447c4958400950ec8b04aTue, 30 Aug 2016 23:59:59 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Residents of Hawaii's Big Island were evacuating animals and stockpiling water Tuesday, bracing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a3f71fb14447c4958400950ec8b04aLos Angeles developer buys iconic Tribune Tower in Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2aeb88ae11a45d69c3658ccc388f9ceTue, 30 Aug 2016 23:48:34 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The iconic Tribune Tower on Chicago's Michigan Avenue will have a new owner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2aeb88ae11a45d69c3658ccc388f9ceWildfire prompts evacuations of mobile home park, houseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cacee97bc85457c9de1b125a6d5b5ccTue, 30 Aug 2016 23:02:49 GMTBANNING, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire tearing through brush east of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of a mobile home park and scattered houses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cacee97bc85457c9de1b125a6d5b5ccCalifornia farmworkers on edge over historic overtime billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c46012ed009477aabc08237a101a5b3Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:28:02 GMTMENDOTA, Calif. (AP) — Many California farmworkers who make up the backbone of the nation's No. 1 agricultural state on Tuesday were praising historic legislation that brings them closer to receiving the same overtime pay as the rest of the state's workers who are paid by the hour.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c46012ed009477aabc08237a101a5b3Deadly chase with deaf man reached 100 mph, included crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad0e87da07d54975b00607db3f9115d5Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:16:04 GMTRadio traffic released by authorities indicates that a North Carolina state trooper chasing a deaf driver reached speeds of up to 100 mph before the driver was shot and killed in sight of his Charlotte home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad0e87da07d54975b00607db3f9115d5AP documents 72 mass graves left by IS militantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaed384bbb4b443fa83f12854d042345Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:27:26 GMTHARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Peering through binoculars, the young man watched as Islamic State extremists gunned down the handcuffed men and then buried them with a waiting bulldozer. For six days he watched as IS filled one grave after another with his friends and neighbors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaed384bbb4b443fa83f12854d0423455 bodies found in burned California care home for disabledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a7aded38ab40168e342e20439840b6Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:17:50 GMTTEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — The bodies of five people were found after a fire gutted a board-and-care home for developmentally disabled people southeast of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a7aded38ab40168e342e20439840b6