FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:17:01 -07:00Judge denies bid to halt Oklahoma inmate's executionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c356c54db04642d6954ad4e26a25b279Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:51:21 GMTMcALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A judge ruled against an Oklahoma death row inmate on Friday after his attorneys argued he is insane and sought to halt his upcoming execution for the 2002 killing of his 9-month-old daughter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c356c54db04642d6954ad4e26a25b279The Latest: Search warrant for gunman's apartment releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8732cbbda6d945cd915fcbbc61a7c81bFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:20:31 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/8732cbbda6d945cd915fcbbc61a7c81bAPNewsBreak: 911 calls from fatal fire: 'Send somebody fast'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b78171c4fb4969bd3a0113554c68b8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:05:02 GMTHomeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to clear up confusion over injured firefighters from a blaze in Washington state that ultimately killed three firefighters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b78171c4fb4969bd3a0113554c68b8Secretary of state accused of embezzlement, money launderinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7029582465324e59be54329dd4e43575Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:00:37 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's Democratic attorney general has filed a complaint in state district court, accusing Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran of embezzlement, money laundering and other campaign-finance violations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7029582465324e59be54329dd4e43575Brazil's GDP posts second consecutive contractionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bdd02c84504615b90d6de12b73fdabFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:00:37 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — The Brazilian government says gross domestic product contracted for the second consecutive quarter, sending the economy of Latin America's biggest country into a technical recession.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bdd02c84504615b90d6de12b73fdabWill Tropical Storm Erika hit Florida? Many factors at playhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aae029589563445bb3341bb81cfaea42Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:37:32 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The National Hurricane Center said Friday that Tropical Storm Erika is forecast to weaken into a tropical depression.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aae029589563445bb3341bb81cfaea42Redskins say QB Griffin to miss Ravens gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebcaba7478c04854861237de8fdbd1aeFri, 28 Aug 2015 23:34:45 GMTASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins say quarterback Robert Griffin III will miss Saturday's exhibition game at the Baltimore Ravens because of a concussion, reversing an earlier decision to let him play.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebcaba7478c04854861237de8fdbd1aeOfficer's alleged killer hospitalized; may have faked issuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af4d830ca5874229a2b8d99168a17308Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:24:09 GMTOPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting a Louisiana police officer in a domestic dispute was taken to the hospital after being unresponsive in jail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af4d830ca5874229a2b8d99168a17308UN warns South Sudan of sanctions if peace deal isn't kepthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad6823e6a56b4929a5b3a8fdb3893ac7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:41:07 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council warned South Sudan's feuding president and ex-vice president that it is ready to impose an arms embargo and sanctions if they don't immediately stop fighting and implement a new peace agreement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad6823e6a56b4929a5b3a8fdb3893ac7Goydos, Sauers shoot 66, lead Dick's Sporting Goods Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40560710f974bcc94c6e998908cd07fFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:13:46 GMTENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Goydos and Gene Sauers shared the first-round lead at 6-under 66 on Friday in the Champions Tour's Dick's Sporting Goods Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40560710f974bcc94c6e998908cd07fImmigrant suspect faces tough battle fighting murder chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/893e31af77e44dcfaa73b4211142a933Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:08:34 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even if the suspect at the center of a national immigration debate accidentally fired the shot that killed a young woman on San Francisco's Pier 14, it may not help his case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/893e31af77e44dcfaa73b4211142a933Secretary of state charged with theft, money launderinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68eae245fc97491bbdaae349ff563e8fFri, 28 Aug 2015 23:41:48 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's Democratic attorney general on Friday charged Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran with embezzlement, fraud, money laundering and campaign finance violations, further widening a rift between the two over enforcement of the state's laws governing campaigns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68eae245fc97491bbdaae349ff563e8fBefore nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a messagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4912d8e513549ab844dc0cc0c1f2ebcFri, 28 Aug 2015 21:37:32 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (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/b4912d8e513549ab844dc0cc0c1f2ebcWhite supremacist takes stand in Jewish site shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68ef747ee4984b379624afa10e96390bFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:31:30 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City spent more than two hours Friday telling jurors how he planned the attacks and is sorry he didn't kill more people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68ef747ee4984b379624afa10e96390bFormer student at elite prep school convicted of sex chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b8a8c0bab864a78b65d0bde2fc63de8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:48:30 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b8a8c0bab864a78b65d0bde2fc63de8After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3aeb0ff08544168a31ef83450b7dad9Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:19:46 GMTCOLLINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he briefly mentioned the issue as he eulogized Alison. By Friday, he was pledging a full-scale fight for tougher gun laws on national TV.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3aeb0ff08544168a31ef83450b7dad9Legionnaires' disease sends California inmate to hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62d36d81a432458eb7d520442e7b3e99Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:17:28 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A San Quentin State Prison inmate has been hospitalized with Legionnaires' Disease and about 30 others have symptoms, prompting authorities to shut off water at the facility and bring in portable toilets, bottled water and large water tanks to serve thousands of inmates and employees, official said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62d36d81a432458eb7d520442e7b3e99Venezuela extends border closure despite Colombia's protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e388ea80d7914267b073f5cbec41cb00Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:45:29 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro announced Friday that he would extend the week-old partial closure of the border with Colombia to four more cities and send an additional 3,000 troops to the area, doubling down on a policy has drawn rebuke by Colombian leaders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e388ea80d7914267b073f5cbec41cb00LSU's Cameron treated for cancer, continuing jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2b832abaea9411d9449368617978b92Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:32:37 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron says he has been treated for prostate cancer, but has been given "a clean bill of health" and plans to maintain his regular coaching duties this season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2b832abaea9411d9449368617978b92African superstars, Bono in campaign to empower womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c23b47116454843bae2cc1ddcc03b2cFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:31:52 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — African stars joined U2 frontman Bono on Friday in a campaign to use music to help empower women around the world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c23b47116454843bae2cc1ddcc03b2cKaram working with psychologist following Wilson's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78abd0289c4d48e9982b2db939d0089fFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:52:00 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The hardest part of the week for Sage Karam is at night, when he's alone with his thoughts and tries to process Justin Wilson's death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78abd0289c4d48e9982b2db939d0089f"Candy Man" doctor guilty of issuing illegal prescriptionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8100d6fad6eb493ebe51e78ce79e3746Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:58:35 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor known as the "Candy Man" has been convicted of illegally prescribing painkillers that authorities said led to the overdose deaths of 20 patients.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8100d6fad6eb493ebe51e78ce79e3746Emmett Till relatives gather at boy's grave 60 years laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8ae91ec511b455e8628cd7c617b1271Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:42:40 GMTALSIP, Ill. (AP) — Relatives and civil rights activists gathered at the gravesite of Emmett Till to remember the black Chicago teenager 60 years after he was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8ae91ec511b455e8628cd7c617b1271Police: Boy who died may have been in hot vehicle 3 hourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b402ccdc12c942c49eb11a983dd4e523Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:15:40 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy who died in a stifling hot pickup truck in a Las Vegas home driveway might have been in the vehicle for up to three hours after his grandfather returned home with him on a sunny 100-degree day, authorities said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b402ccdc12c942c49eb11a983dd4e523Tropical Storm Erika to lose steam, but death toll risinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae31d546d0641bbab464d7bcdf8d452Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:46:40 GMTSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday as it skirted along the southern coast of the Dominican Republic, but it left behind a trail of destruction that included at least a dozen people killed on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae31d546d0641bbab464d7bcdf8d452Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid notehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b71e8f351b34a0b853d1f7d2959c6d9Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:49:15 GMTWell, that was exciting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b71e8f351b34a0b853d1f7d2959c6d9GOP's tough talk doesn't square with US-China relationshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaaa3f16d9e6416089cc432717d3e99bFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:34:04 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it: Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaaa3f16d9e6416089cc432717d3e99bTV shooting survivor's husband recounts story before gunfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a12c12436a0144b3ac00be232cbca422Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:26:22 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the group because the camera's bright light blinded her.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a12c12436a0144b3ac00be232cbca422Prosecutors: No retrial for white officer who shot black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94acc9ebebc14fa8bb0721f413b9c2e1Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:37:57 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday that they won't retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, saying that talking with jurors after the mistrial helped convince them they cannot get a conviction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94acc9ebebc14fa8bb0721f413b9c2e1Lottery winners don't get largesse, but get left outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da9c50ec0dd483eb339ee1f1da08dc9Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:04:14 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Big-time Illinois Lottery winners aren't getting the largesse. They're getting left out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da9c50ec0dd483eb339ee1f1da08dc9Orioles CF Jones in lineup a day after running into wallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72295c6356154a8192672d652690b5c7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:50:03 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones was in the starting lineup Friday night, a day after he ran into a wall and exited early.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72295c6356154a8192672d652690b5c7St. Louis leaders agree to minimum wage increase to $11/hourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41f780a822043f3b002194d7e9db8f8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:44:01 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The minimum wage in St. Louis will rise to $11 per hour by 2018 under a newly approved measure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41f780a822043f3b002194d7e9db8f8An Olympic-sized question mark: Housing in plan for 2024http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3ef9dd5c0484ea887ab5b222df3b962Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:20:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep and stroll on tree-lined walks and clipped lawns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3ef9dd5c0484ea887ab5b222df3b962The Latest: Caucus presidents asks for retrialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8297a1a3735a4cacaec7cd8735e8a1beFri, 28 Aug 2015 23:37:10 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest on the state of North Carolina's decision not to retry a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man in 2013. (All times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8297a1a3735a4cacaec7cd8735e8a1beHawaii awaits hurricane while still recovering from rainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e21968fffee2432fb7e2dfc74630254dFri, 28 Aug 2015 23:30:12 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Ignacio is expected to continue to strengthen through the weekend and come close to the Hawaiian Islands early next week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e21968fffee2432fb7e2dfc74630254dDespite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e03bae6614e464186f52359ad1b2016Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:15:58 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent behavior that would have put him on the radar of police or mental health professionals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e03bae6614e464186f52359ad1b2016Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/844c68dbe47745c09e0f0115d8c403ccFri, 28 Aug 2015 21:56:04 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/844c68dbe47745c09e0f0115d8c403ccAl Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8650ba0982d548ed9a64bfcc43f2586eFri, 28 Aug 2015 21:50:00 GMTAl Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was 82.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8650ba0982d548ed9a64bfcc43f2586eState police: Trooper dragged after motorcycle struck dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6712f082208146b4b472136fc5a57cacFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:05:14 GMTSPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A state trooper who was dragged for several miles after his motorcycle was struck by a car and trailer on a Michigan highway has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6712f082208146b4b472136fc5a57cacThe Latest: Police had contact with killer after firinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93ddf5bd7aaf44d38fe9e080ebabedc7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:07:33 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/93ddf5bd7aaf44d38fe9e080ebabedc7IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb8f935ebdc54ca8ad0ab8cc1c3b72e9Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:16:45 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — It was back to work for IndyCar on Friday as its drivers were able to climb back into their cars as a distraction — albeit a temporary one — from their grief over the death of Justin Wilson.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb8f935ebdc54ca8ad0ab8cc1c3b72e9Prosecutors to seek death penalty for man in 5 deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f878acecc5d34fe2a55b6f81c9476a25Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:08:32 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities will seek the death penalty against a man charged with killing five people in a quiet south Kansas City neighborhood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f878acecc5d34fe2a55b6f81c9476a25Stewart claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1275db52874ffe9d16d939c0d4bc71Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:01:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR star Tony Stewart says he didn't see a young driver standing on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1275db52874ffe9d16d939c0d4bc71University defends mattress-carrying project against lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b880d580c676474d8f9e890370798e29Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:38:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University has asked a judge to reject a student's lawsuit alleging it failed to protect him after a onetime friend called him a "serial rapist" and carried a mattress around campus to protest sexual abuse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b880d580c676474d8f9e890370798e29The Latest: Tropical Storm Erica expected to be downgradedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdd3d5421f8f40349f7574fa19bb3a35Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:32:10 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The latest on storm preparations for Erika (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdd3d5421f8f40349f7574fa19bb3a35Prep school scandal: Former student convicted of sex chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b02da4353f94bdcaed67644bdb3c4ecFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:16:24 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b02da4353f94bdcaed67644bdb3c4ecParliament group regrets Russian speaker's no showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fd1faef0c4546ff8f1f7597f4a2dfc8Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:06:07 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Inter-Parliamentary Union is expressing regret that the speaker of Russia's upper house of Parliament will not be attending a world congress of parliament speakers at the United Nations next week. The IPU says Valentina Matvienko is having issues with her visa to the U.S.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fd1faef0c4546ff8f1f7597f4a2dfc8Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94cd884e96c9419da3844af92d6ca05aFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:57:59 GMTBAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94cd884e96c9419da3844af92d6ca05aAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8079430134641db98125816381dc90aFri, 28 Aug 2015 22:18:34 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico attorney general levels theft, money-laundering charges against secretary of state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8079430134641db98125816381dc90aWatson takes 1-shot lead at Barclays as Spieth misses cuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa167fe896d54cabb4f3624d73e23f33Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:21:17 GMTEDISON, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa167fe896d54cabb4f3624d73e23f33