FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:24:12 -07:00Woman gets 15 years to life for husband's antifreeze deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8dc2bee1f264693835452d129cf4bccFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:44:22 GMTASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for killing her husband by poisoning his drink with antifreeze.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8dc2bee1f264693835452d129cf4bccHigher wages a surprising success for Seattle restauranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7516f9ae384acb8cc79fbfc2d143b2Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:59:05 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7516f9ae384acb8cc79fbfc2d143b2In Urban League speech, Bush touts time as Florida governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3afa6b33cdd84b96b8dc2c3cf87173d1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:45:41 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush ventured into historically Democratic territory on Friday to tell a predominantly-African American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing_and his record as Florida governor serves as a blueprint of his future presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3afa6b33cdd84b96b8dc2c3cf87173d1NATO agrees on support package for Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9351ecb938f04253a3db2425cfce22c2Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:35:22 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies have agreed on a package of measures to help strengthen Iraqi security and defense forces, including in the fields of military training, demining and countering improvised explosive devices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9351ecb938f04253a3db2425cfce22c2UNHCR: Greece must do more to tackle migration 'emergency'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/837af46d35ab4918915cc742d2b007caFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:49:35 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities need to "wake up" and do more to adequately accommodate a burgeoning number of refugee arrivals that has become a full-blown humanitarian emergency requiring a natural disaster-like response, a senior official with the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/837af46d35ab4918915cc742d2b007caWoman gets probation for drowning puppy in airport toilethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5a243683c514c6ab4c97e147eb7013dFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:12:58 GMTGRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Florida woman has been given two years of probation for drowning a 3-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport toilet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5a243683c514c6ab4c97e147eb7013dUS Capitol Police: Vehicle hits barricade, driver in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68a78fd610d44a0f819fe3bb0b8edb59Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:52:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man after a car struck a barricade near the U.S. Capitol.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68a78fd610d44a0f819fe3bb0b8edb59Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b970b2b29d13411a83bf633554cf717bFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:13:54 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a statement praising their new leader as one of the late chief's most "trusted" associates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b970b2b29d13411a83bf633554cf717bUS condemns terrorist attack that killed Palestinian toddlerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba1e50ff549a4bbc9853ee95da7623bbFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:54:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is condemning an arson attack by suspected Jewish extremists in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler, branding it a "vicious terrorist" act that must be punished.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba1e50ff549a4bbc9853ee95da7623bbToll collector killed by pickup on Massachusetts Turnpikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf8aa7113d4e40438cdbdeaeb0128301Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:04:25 GMTAUBURN, Mass. (AP) — A toll collector has been struck and killed by a pickup truck on the Massachusetts Turnpike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf8aa7113d4e40438cdbdeaeb0128301Cops: Woman drowns while trying to rescue daughter, 2nd girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efafa788feb542b18b31092a8bb2e5a4Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:45:27 GMTEVANS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in western New York say a 51-year-old woman drowned while trying to rescue her 11-year-old daughter and another girl from the rough waters of Lake Erie.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efafa788feb542b18b31092a8bb2e5a4Cops: Man buys car after taking $150,000 left by ATM workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99286f45d134aa3b5b90a9c43ac6ec3Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:26:16 GMTMAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money hours later, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d99286f45d134aa3b5b90a9c43ac6ec3Brazil data: Olympic water 'unfit' for triathletes to swimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/146016d2d55a47ef9841831e8a31d711Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:22:24 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian government's most recent data on water pollution in Rio de Janeiro show that water near where triathletes are preparing to compete this weekend is "unfit" for swimming.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/146016d2d55a47ef9841831e8a31d711California's golden hills blackened by wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eb4173dd92f4b13ab87eca088de7454Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:00:45 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The golden hills of California were being blackened Friday by a series of wildfires egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eb4173dd92f4b13ab87eca088de7454Pettersen tames Turnberry, sets 2nd-round leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/323e979aec9e4472bc2b5ed47ec73d7cFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:05:00 GMTTURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Golf reclaimed center stage from Donald Trump at the Women's British Open as Suzann Pettersen tamed tough early conditions to set a challenging clubhouse target midway through the second round on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/323e979aec9e4472bc2b5ed47ec73d7cWing fragment wrapped and ready for French investigatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f49a25cbdf84ce2be13b4e409bcafa7Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:55:43 GMTSAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — The wing fragment found on the French island of Reunion was wrapped and ready to be loaded Friday on a cargo flight for the mainland, where experts are hoping to unlock the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f49a25cbdf84ce2be13b4e409bcafa7News Guide: Bush's brother, father among donors to super PAChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbce6e2a44de4368ac9d78ac4de73beaFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:36:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs, as well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbce6e2a44de4368ac9d78ac4de73beaChimps denied legal personhood will be retired from researchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/434a7228f5ea440dbce36cd3ab4a2cffFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:32:13 GMTSTONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Two chimpanzees that inspired an unsuccessful lawsuit to grant them personhood rights will be retired from research at a New York state university.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/434a7228f5ea440dbce36cd3ab4a2cffRussian Orthodox Church pushes for control over St. Isaac'shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45afb25c0c214261a0d3d3f9bfea6e41Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:05:03 GMTST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church has defended its controversial bid to fully take over St. Petersburg's landmark cathedral.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45afb25c0c214261a0d3d3f9bfea6e41US stocks little changed as investors react to earningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aabc69cac27c49388f221ecbfb69e308Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:28:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mixed in early trading Friday, as investors reacted to some disappointing quarterly earnings. Declines were led by energy companies after two big oil companies reported a slump in earnings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aabc69cac27c49388f221ecbfb69e308Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cdcfb2a9b0545a59b6826d3b56033b3Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:43:47 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cdcfb2a9b0545a59b6826d3b56033b3Lianne La Havas experiments with her new album, 'Blood'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a0a417beb046efbbac217d06630325Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:08:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's hard to describe Lianne La Havas' music in a quick soundbite, and that's by design.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a0a417beb046efbbac217d06630325Hurricane Guillermo, swirling in Pacific, could hit Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b168712ea44d4e7498b89b045ebdca8cFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:45:17 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo is swirling in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b168712ea44d4e7498b89b045ebdca8cGrain mixed, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97c14bc2c4724f6d8b1a8fd2bad4a27fFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:52:43 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures mixed Friday early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97c14bc2c4724f6d8b1a8fd2bad4a27fLong-lost Fitzgerald story finally publishedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3863d4dd65645078af4d57697750e43Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:47:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A year before F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack, he completed a short story about a hard-drinking writer diagnosed with cardiac disease.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3863d4dd65645078af4d57697750e43Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9263e488b095406399310fba9bd9e918Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:16:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9263e488b095406399310fba9bd9e918Russia's central bank cuts key interest ratehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da5fe2480a0c427a9fbb1c3aa5fce2d9Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:06:20 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Russian central bank cut its key interest rate by 0.5 percentage points to 11 percent on Friday, bowing to the pressure of businesses to make lending more accessible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da5fe2480a0c427a9fbb1c3aa5fce2d9Gunmen kill 1, wound 13 campaigning for Sri Lankan candidatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420f93581f674cc59ca555fc4a0aa3c5Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:09:13 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Gunmen opened fire at campaign workers in Sri Lanka's capital on Friday, killing one and wounding 13, police and hospital officials said, in the first major political violence before the parliamentary election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420f93581f674cc59ca555fc4a0aa3c53 ex-TEPCO execs to face criminal charges in nuclear crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a4b0bc9bd94f97a5fbb0b165c1e3cdFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:42:05 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a4b0bc9bd94f97a5fbb0b165c1e3cdUganda leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36d8017b39af4a13aa6b93420a2ed72aFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:29:41 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's long-serving president on Friday declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying the country needs him to stick around to continue its economic development.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36d8017b39af4a13aa6b93420a2ed72aRoche drug maker probed in Romania in graft casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953a3e9a8ae647319133099b9c9f4b37Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:09:49 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche confirms it is being investigated by anti-corruption prosecutors looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953a3e9a8ae647319133099b9c9f4b37Online viewers won't miss Super Bowl ads shown on TVhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39d1a11109242f3bcd94d9bfad7048eFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39d1a11109242f3bcd94d9bfad7048eWilson, Seahawks agree to terms on contract extensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2784e226124949c997859778e398a78cFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:17 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2784e226124949c997859778e398a78cAPNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/165700432aa5478d8a2adb4793966640Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:49:16 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/165700432aa5478d8a2adb4793966640Tough week for social media stocks _ no one is sparedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccf6b831872f4d83811250bb66638d0cFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:47:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccf6b831872f4d83811250bb66638d0cRoche drug maker confirms it's being probed in Romaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc93ed0a642b45ba932872dbb784e782Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:40:26 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche confirms it is being investigated by anti-corruption prosecutors looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc93ed0a642b45ba932872dbb784e782Litvinenko widow accuses Putin of ordering husband killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52a39f4d914f49239d276157fccabaeaFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:21 GMTLONDON (AP) — The widow of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko said Friday that a public inquiry pointed President Vladimir Putin as being ultimately responsible for her husband's death, and her lawyer called the Russian leader a "tin-pot despot" who sanctioned the killing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52a39f4d914f49239d276157fccabaeaDOJ report critical of St. Louis County family courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11e92d869a504e1a99a8b2dae8472146Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:16:09 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has released a report critical of the St. Louis County Family Court, alleging that black youths are treated more harshly than whites, and juveniles are often deprived of constitutional rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11e92d869a504e1a99a8b2dae8472146As festivals overload, Fest300 seeks to curate experienceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2726686a804494b434fb76a01bd09fFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:17:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The myriad of festivals seems to have gotten more dizzying over the last decade: Whether it's a weekend of music performances, a foodie meet-up or a health-and-wellness gathering, there seems to be a "fest" happening somewhere around the globe at any moment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2726686a804494b434fb76a01bd09f164 skydivers set head-down world record in Illinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d64e8ef936548ea9a46e51342ba7c29Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:11:13 GMTOTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d64e8ef936548ea9a46e51342ba7c29Greek bailout talks shift into higher gearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/873b36c9d6774ed7bd528c5eea4e6ed1Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:20:00 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's talks with its international creditors on a third bailout worth 85 billion euros ($93 billion) shifted into a higher gear on Friday, with lead negotiators from the European Union and International Monetary Fund meeting key ministers in Athens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/873b36c9d6774ed7bd528c5eea4e6ed1University of Michigan: Consumer sentiment dips in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bef99f9b05e4419b0ef9d1e47bc487aFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:49:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment slipped this month but remains at healthy levels, the University of Michigan said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bef99f9b05e4419b0ef9d1e47bc487aFire north of San Francisco burns 3 homes, 21 square mileshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f0fb4505244500924d58cb46e420faFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:07:37 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A fast-spreading wildfire north of San Francisco grew overnight, charring 21 square miles and torching a third home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f0fb4505244500924d58cb46e420faUniversity of Michigan: Consumer sentiment dips this monthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9098d3de4524357b767dcf0d036fb6fFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:14:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The University of Michigan says U.S. consumer sentiment slipped this month but remains at high levels.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9098d3de4524357b767dcf0d036fb6fExperimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7134868a3192408d85bd5f0bf8161532Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:13:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7134868a3192408d85bd5f0bf8161532Here's what Betty White thinks of Cecil the lion's killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4471d5d2e23431095507190522cf9c6Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:09:55 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Betty White, a passionate animal activist, has harsh words for the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4471d5d2e23431095507190522cf9c6US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion projecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ee217ee37184997a4a62a5c702d6187Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:03:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats have pledged to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ee217ee37184997a4a62a5c702d6187Four years in, consumer protection agency has plenty to dohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea9ca375cf4e470f8f0a30f18ebd8d08Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:57:05 GMTThe nation's youngest government agency recently celebrated its four-year anniversary, and it's still got plenty to do.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea9ca375cf4e470f8f0a30f18ebd8d08Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbf2d1136d5e4c679a2cd69d7e60e01aFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:11:00 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbf2d1136d5e4c679a2cd69d7e60e01aWikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/129326ddd62140b78f506ba2ca4403a6Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:12:01 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/129326ddd62140b78f506ba2ca4403a6