FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Aug 2015 17:17:01 -07:00Judge denies bid to halt Oklahoma inmate's execution, 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. Latest: Search warrant for gunman's apartment released, 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): 911 calls from fatal fire: 'Send somebody fast', 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. of state accused of embezzlement, money laundering, 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.'s GDP posts second consecutive contraction, 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. Tropical Storm Erika hit Florida? Many factors at play, 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. say QB Griffin to miss Ravens game, 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.'s alleged killer hospitalized; may have faked issue, 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. warns South Sudan of sanctions if peace deal isn't kept, 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., Sauers shoot 66, lead Dick's Sporting Goods Open, 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. suspect faces tough battle fighting murder charge, 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. of state charged with theft, money laundering, 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. nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message, 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. supremacist takes stand in Jewish site shootings, 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. student at elite prep school convicted of sex charges, 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. TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control, 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.' disease sends California inmate to hospital, 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. extends border closure despite Colombia's protests, 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.'s Cameron treated for cancer, continuing job, 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. superstars, Bono in campaign to empower women, 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. working with psychologist following Wilson's death, 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."Candy Man" doctor guilty of issuing illegal prescriptions, 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. Till relatives gather at boy's grave 60 years later, 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. Boy who died may have been in hot vehicle 3 hours, 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. Storm Erika to lose steam, but death toll rising, 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. on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note, 28 Aug 2015 21:49:15 GMTWell, that was exciting.'s tough talk doesn't square with US-China relationship, 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. shooting survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire, 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. No retrial for white officer who shot black man, 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. winners don't get largesse, but get left out, 28 Aug 2015 22:04:14 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Big-time Illinois Lottery winners aren't getting the largesse. They're getting left out. CF Jones in lineup a day after running into wall, 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. Louis leaders agree to minimum wage increase to $11/hour, 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. Olympic-sized question mark: Housing in plan for 2024, 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. Latest: Caucus presidents asks for retrial, 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): awaits hurricane while still recovering from rain, 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. volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict, 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. sets modest goals to diversity its workforce, 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. Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82, 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. police: Trooper dragged after motorcycle struck dies, 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. Latest: Police had contact with killer after firing, 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): drivers find comfort in getting back to work, 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. to seek death penalty for man in 5 deaths, 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. claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crash, 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. defends mattress-carrying project against lawsuit, 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. Latest: Tropical Storm Erica expected to be downgraded, 28 Aug 2015 21:32:10 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The latest on storm preparations for Erika (all times local): school scandal: Former student convicted of sex charges, 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. group regrets Russian speaker's no show, 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. kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeria, 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. NewsAlert, 28 Aug 2015 22:18:34 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico attorney general levels theft, money-laundering charges against secretary of state. takes 1-shot lead at Barclays as Spieth misses cut, 28 Aug 2015 23:21:17 GMTEDISON, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays.