FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:03:47 -07:00Fast-spreading fire prompts evacuations near Lower Lakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/489385da15664c82ab16b034cce4cee8Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:44:25 GMTNAPA, Calif. (AP) — A fast-spreading fire is burning east of Lower Lake in Northern California and fire officials say people living in the area have been ordered to immediately evacuate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/489385da15664c82ab16b034cce4cee82 houses from 'Breaking Bad' for sale in Albuquerquehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/923cc0d4738c46e197c3136c1084283aThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:19:05 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two houses featured on the hit AMC-TV series "Breaking Bad" are up for sale in Albuquerque.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/923cc0d4738c46e197c3136c1084283aCalifornia Guard uses drone to in search for missing teacherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c08c144cedd0414995497ccf80c9a56aWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:39:07 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c08c144cedd0414995497ccf80c9a56aTroy Tulowitzki still shocked by trade to Torontohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88936530275d497ab8003613936f5e23Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:40:05 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki said he felt "blindsided" to learn he had been traded to Toronto after 10 seasons with the Colorado Rockies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88936530275d497ab8003613936f5e23Slave drama 'Underground' snares John Legend to handle musichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0a2d98e076a4a5ab183bb8d6aeaa98aThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:27:19 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama about Southern slaves fighting for freedom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0a2d98e076a4a5ab183bb8d6aeaa98aHouse Roll Call: Funding for highways, transit, vets' healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc06ef6ffb8943df80a4c9bf4d561358Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:34:11 GMTThe 385-34 roll call Wednesday by which the House passed the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015, providing money for federal highway aid and veterans' health care.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc06ef6ffb8943df80a4c9bf4d561358UN says too soon for new Syrian peace conferencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23466d3e23f14cf382bb9ac0427b16bfThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:11:59 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. point man on Syria said Wednesday it's too soon for another peace conference in Geneva and invited Syrians to hold intensive preparatory talks on key issues including a political transition and fighting terrorism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23466d3e23f14cf382bb9ac0427b16bf2 Utah ski resorts owned by Vail to be known as 'Park City'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9978013c11614345bcd9d55d2a585380Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:40:44 GMTPARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Two neighboring Utah ski resorts owned by Vail Resorts and being combined into one mega resort will be known simply by the name of the mountain city where it is located: "Park City."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9978013c11614345bcd9d55d2a585380Police release video of traffic stop of Chattanooga shooterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4c505d0394d428e9f4bb0be6e8d65e0Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:22:36 GMTCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police have released dashcam video of an April traffic stop that led to driving-under-the-influence charges against the Chattanooga man who later went on a shooting rampage that left five servicemen dead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4c505d0394d428e9f4bb0be6e8d65e0The Latest: Colorado theater shooter chooses not to testifyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e796f5a08e4724adacf81d285103d8Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:10:49 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e796f5a08e4724adacf81d285103d8Dodgers scratch Kershaw from start vs A's with sorenesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af67f6e5065a4e29a5e525854a0cad91Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:49:45 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw was scratched from his scheduled start against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday due to hip soreness.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af67f6e5065a4e29a5e525854a0cad91Bach: Boston failed to deliver on 'promises' to USOChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c107e6a81cec4514b10d5b6d65c441a4Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:39:41 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics and that the city failed to deliver on "promises" made to U.S. Olympic leaders when they selected the Massachusetts capital as the American candidate for the games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c107e6a81cec4514b10d5b6d65c441a4Environmentalists, unions protest Pacific trade pact in Mauihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f17460f299a4c5a806c63d0a0ab0702Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:09:47 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Opponents of a Pacific Rim trade deal being negotiated at a Maui resort demonstrated against the proposed pact Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f17460f299a4c5a806c63d0a0ab0702Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic-stop shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f58653b9e8145e4b07192da51839736Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:21:32 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f58653b9e8145e4b07192da51839736Court bars anti-abortion group from releasing new videoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50b3978ddf2a4cd0a5a16ce23ed70168Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A temporary restraining order has been issued preventing an anti-abortion group from releasing any video of leaders of a California company that provides fetal tissue to researchers. The group is the same one that previously released three covertly shot videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the sale of aborted fetuses for research.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50b3978ddf2a4cd0a5a16ce23ed70168Samsung reports fifth straight quarterly profit drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69629474ef1a429598d874474e1d5d4bThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:48:49 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a fifth straight quarterly profit drop as the Galaxy S6 series of smartphones failed to reverse its declining fortune in the smartphone industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69629474ef1a429598d874474e1d5d4bGOP leaders rally around Kirk after fundraiser's criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a29402fc4e22429daa9a6824281ebe73Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:18:04 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Republicans are rallying around first-term U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk after a top fundraiser briefly suggested that the moderate elected to Barack Obama's former seat should abandon his re-election bid due to a recent series of public gaffes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a29402fc4e22429daa9a6824281ebe73California Guard uses drone to search for missing teacherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3baf9083e2534fb09ab06a05cc1e34b7Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:55:37 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher, marking the first time the Guard has used an unmanned aircraft for a search-and-rescue mission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3baf9083e2534fb09ab06a05cc1e34b7Senate confirms Obama's pick for Joint Chiefs chairmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc5f674af323481d911d97f73d74c0bbWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:05:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc5f674af323481d911d97f73d74c0bbCarter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db876b3a1a214401a8ea8e8b840c6d6fWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:43:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the U.S. armed forces stand ready to confront Iran, but told lawmakers that a successful implementation of the nuclear agreement with Tehran is preferable to a military strike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db876b3a1a214401a8ea8e8b840c6d6fEx-Navy SEAL alleges anti-gay bullying by CIA workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fe0d97222ae4a9291603b611f688ba5Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:18 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A former Navy SEAL has filed an internal complaint alleging the CIA bullied him for being gay during a work assignment in June in Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fe0d97222ae4a9291603b611f688ba5Pospisil overcomes heat, cramps to beat Lu in Atlantahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be5c1866e44847c08c0d0fad61a35f48Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:49:23 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Vasek Pospisil overcame sweltering heat and cramps to outlast Yen-Hsun Lu in the Atlanta Open on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be5c1866e44847c08c0d0fad61a35f48Massachusetts officials attend church service for Baby Doehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4037faabb164ab3847d55a51102d0c7Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:32:26 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts officials have attended a memorial Mass near the Statehouse for a young girl whose body was found in a trash bag last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4037faabb164ab3847d55a51102d0c7Indian media: Yakub Memon, convicted in 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 has been hangedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bd1ee7fa7774319b54f9d827214812dThu, 30 Jul 2015 01:55:54 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Indian media: Yakub Memon, convicted in 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 has been hanged .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bd1ee7fa7774319b54f9d827214812dClinton to testify before Benghazi panel on Oct. 22http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de1df033f3f94baf9d1775ef35eb148aThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:17:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says Hillary Rodham Clinton has agreed to appear before the panel on Oct. 22.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de1df033f3f94baf9d1775ef35eb148aSearcher says wing find won't change MH370 seabed searchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1696dd08808248188aa76a27ed52a287Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:51:20 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The discovery of a piece of aircraft wing on an island in the western Indian Ocean is unlikely to alter the seabed search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner in the southern Indian Ocean, the search leader said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1696dd08808248188aa76a27ed52a287Coast Guard says California oil slick will vanish on its ownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91ab5f834e404c3aae1b8e43c6612b75Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:43:45 GMTGOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A 2-mile-long oil slick mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast on Wednesday, but unlike a disastrous spill in the same area two months ago it didn't send any damaging crude ashore and was expected to dissipate on its own.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91ab5f834e404c3aae1b8e43c6612b75Prosecutors charge teen with murder in death of 8-year-oldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fb5ec3589864938872c46358a4013abThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:14:30 GMTSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors charged a 15-year-old boy with murder, kidnapping and rape Wednesday in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fb5ec3589864938872c46358a4013abTeens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0aa10d650e9425ca41e91d02177d943Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:09:37 GMTTEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundaries of human survival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0aa10d650e9425ca41e91d02177d9433 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a536162dacc491cbfc9d729feb55877Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:13:40 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Court documents show that three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story are suing the publication and the article's author.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a536162dacc491cbfc9d729feb55877US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5193c6dccb24378baadc8fefb17d851Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:57:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5193c6dccb24378baadc8fefb17d851Relative: Family shot after offering help to stranded driverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bd93cd11fc94206ade1bfba814641f1Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:48:24 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A man who was stopped along a road on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation gunned down a family who tried to help him Wednesday, killing the couple and wounding their daughter, a relative said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bd93cd11fc94206ade1bfba814641f1Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5c55ee153dd4ff1b6eecb856f46b5daThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:08:06 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said Wednesday she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hung up as she sought aid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5c55ee153dd4ff1b6eecb856f46b5daUS court says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51127df37b0d4cd8977d0136b7acd2fbThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:56:01 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51127df37b0d4cd8977d0136b7acd2fbMatson settles Hawaii's claims over molasses spill for $15Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f9814d247a042f993567e8d31dbedd2Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:50:20 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A major shipping company has agreed to pay more than $15 million to compensate for a 2013 molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, Hawaii's attorney general said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f9814d247a042f993567e8d31dbedd2Ala prisoner drops bid for abortionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe93a96ff7334f58846ff8b6c74b056aWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:33:58 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prisoner who went to court seeking an abortion now says she's changed her mind.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe93a96ff7334f58846ff8b6c74b056aLas Vegas attempts to tame rowdy Fremont Street experiencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8626e0cd484a4fa2ad0ece83aaca549fWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:29:03 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A bawdy gauntlet of street performers and tip-seeking costumed characters crowding Las Vegas' Fremont Street have been driving tourists away, city leaders said Wednesday as they moved toward imposing new rules to rein in the rowdy atmosphere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8626e0cd484a4fa2ad0ece83aaca549fUber cars bashed in Mexico, cabbies protest rideshare appshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8445cef67534d68a17402c2f28d60c3Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:34:18 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A raucous crowd attacked Uber drivers and their vehicles with clubs and stones outside the Mexico City airport, the company said Wednesday, as licensed taxi drivers demonstrated to demand a "total halt" to app-based rideshare services in the capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8445cef67534d68a17402c2f28d60c3Tulowitzki homers and has 3 hits, Jays beat Phillies 8-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95555dd3b1f44f50911b006d7ee8ee3eThu, 30 Jul 2015 01:56:55 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki homered and had three hits in his Blue Jays debut as Toronto beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95555dd3b1f44f50911b006d7ee8ee3eFeds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruptionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9feb46c4e65430e81ff97153f0d4244Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:01:43 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off an illegal $1 million campaign loan with federal grants and charitable donations, funneled campaign funds toward his son's student loans and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a Porsche his TV anchor wife never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9feb46c4e65430e81ff97153f0d4244Facebook 2Q results soar as user base, mobile ads growhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc3c2ed7aa84490b6e5c5ab7cba8b42Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:57:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is attracting advertising dollars to where its users are — on mobile devices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc3c2ed7aa84490b6e5c5ab7cba8b42Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1e210efa8564984a4d972c4959ea6a9Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:07:47 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1e210efa8564984a4d972c4959ea6a9Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue researchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0650d73e36e64fd5a1918cf8b25f6861Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:57:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0650d73e36e64fd5a1918cf8b25f6861Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caff4dd982794ccebd66e17b2d146489Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:04:22 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests by the insurance industry, and the damaged trucks cost more to repair than steel-bodied ones.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caff4dd982794ccebd66e17b2d146489Samsung reports 8 percent drop in 2Q profithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/265af9802621463d992f87fb87edbc7bThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:12:10 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says its quarterly earnings fell 8 percent over a year earlier.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/265af9802621463d992f87fb87edbc7bUS official: Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db9d523835ad4ea493b0d1fc2802e17bThu, 30 Jul 2015 01:31:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db9d523835ad4ea493b0d1fc2802e17bChicago man cleared after 17 years in prison shot deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db3bdc2ed6804a08be39707df80b12e1Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:09:42 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man who served 17 years in prison for murder before being cleared of the crime has been shot and killed almost three years after being released from prison, police said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db3bdc2ed6804a08be39707df80b12e1Probe into California tree fall begins; kids seriously hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba8058062234e22ab15af3bd3bd2f46Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:45:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation began Wednesday into why a 75-year-old, 75-foot-tall pine tree fell on a group of kids from a summer camp at a Southern California children's museum, leaving a young boy and girl hospitalized with serious injuries, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba8058062234e22ab15af3bd3bd2f46The Latest: Rally held for man fatally shot in traffic stophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98643d087d65499986bfcf9e7916a039Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:04:44 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98643d087d65499986bfcf9e7916a039Alabama prisoner, in court documents, drops bid for abortionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6ceaecfb39b4f91b7145d9c527587cbThu, 30 Jul 2015 01:11:43 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prisoner who went to federal court seeking an abortion filed a court document Wednesday saying she'd changed her mind and wanted to give birth, after the state had sought to prevent her from undergoing the procedure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6ceaecfb39b4f91b7145d9c527587cb