FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 Oct 2015 09:22:37 -07:00Correction: Invasive Species-Lawsuit story, 06 Oct 2015 15:38:43 GMTTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about a federal appeals court ordering the government to rewrite regulations on ballast water discharges from ships, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an environmental group that challenged the rules. It is the Natural Resources Defense Council, not the National Resources Defense Council. outraged by Norway's decision over Czech children, 06 Oct 2015 16:01:04 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government is sending a diplomatic note to Norway to protest a decision by child welfare authorities to strip a Czech national of the parental rights to her two sons. General Assembly head among 6 held in bribery scheme, 06 Oct 2015 15:35:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former president of the United Nations General Assembly was arrested Tuesday and charged with accepting over $1 million in bribes and a trip to New Orleans for his family from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople to pave the way for lucrative investments. proposes nearly $2 million fine against drone operator, 06 Oct 2015 15:54:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a record $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company for flying drones in crowded New York and Chicago airspace without permission. help other prisoners face death in hospice program, 06 Oct 2015 15:44:05 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As late-morning sun streams through narrow prison windows, convicted killer Scott Abram stands beside a fellow inmate, speaks quietly to him and starts singing "Amazing Grace." The prisoner appears to smile, but it's difficult to gauge his response. He is dying. unveils fitness tracker; tablet, phones, 06 Oct 2015 15:15:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — What's a phone? What's a computer? declares mudslide-hit community uninhabitable, 06 Oct 2015 16:15:17 GMTSANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) — Prosecutors in Guatemala said Tuesday they have opened an investigation into who allowed homes to be built in an unsafe area where a massive mudslide killed at least 161 people. Latest: Eastern European nations jointly secure borders, 06 Oct 2015 15:58:52 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. Latest: All injured in Amtrak crash out of hospital, 06 Oct 2015 16:18:00 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The latest on the derailment of an Amtrak train in Vermont (all times local): Doctor indicted in $150M insurance fraud not in custody, 06 Oct 2015 16:02:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors say the doctor who orchestrated a $150 million insurance fraud scheme and allowed his assistant to perform surgeries is not in custody in Germany as they had previously reported. Latest: Governor warns residents not to be complacent, 06 Oct 2015 16:15:09 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): 14 elephants killed by cyanide poisoning, 06 Oct 2015 15:54:20 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Fourteen elephants were poisoned by cyanide in Zimbabwe in three separate incidents, two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants by poisoning, Zimbabwe's National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said Tuesday. debuts 'Moments' feature to highlight top stories, 06 Oct 2015 16:10:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Twitter on Tuesday launched a new feature called "Moments" that helps highlight the top stories being tweeted. trial starts for NBA player charged in clash with police, 06 Oct 2015 16:15:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements are set to begin Tuesday in the trial of a professional basketball player charged with resisting arrest and other crimes during a confrontation with police officers outside a trendy Manhattan nightclub in April. Teen pulled gun on college student, prompting lockdown, 06 Oct 2015 15:58:42 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have arrested a 17-year-old believed to have pulled a gun on a student outside a Community College of Philadelphia building, prompting a campus lockdown and a large police response. aims to assure conservatives marriage doctrine safe, 06 Oct 2015 15:29:20 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis sought Tuesday to assure conservatives that Catholic doctrine on marriage is safe, as a three-week meeting of bishops began hashing out how the church should welcome gays, divorcees and other Catholics in "irregular" unions. convicts 4 of supporting the Islamic State group, 06 Oct 2015 15:33:15 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A Bosnian court has convicted and sentenced four men for recruiting and attempting to join the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.'s new anti-smoking campaign uses hip-hop to target youth, 06 Oct 2015 15:18:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration will try to adapt the sounds, style and attitudes of hip-hop into a multi-million dollar anti-smoking campaign to discourage young African Americans, Hispanics and other groups from using tobacco. stocks are mostly lower in midday trading; DuPont jumps, 06 Oct 2015 16:18:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mostly lower in midday trading Tuesday, taking a pause after five straight days of gains. DuPont's shares soared on news that its embattled CEO will retire, while biotechnology companies sank again. Energy stocks climbed as the price of crude oil rose sharply. Latest: Death toll from flooding rises to 16, 06 Oct 2015 15:40:00 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): general in Afghanistan: US strike on hospital a mistake, 06 Oct 2015 15:33:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly American attack on a hospital in northern Afghanistan occurred despite "rigorous" U.S. military procedures designed to avoid such mistakes, the top commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday., skulls under Afghanistan's presidential palace, 06 Oct 2015 15:23:44 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president palace says skulls and bones belonging to two bodies have been uncovered beneath a kitchen during renovation work on the palace grounds. family: Oscar's rights being undermined, 06 Oct 2015 15:15:59 GMTSOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' family say his rights are being "undermined" by delays in deciding whether he should be released from jail and moved to house arrest. Joaquin moving over open Atlantic away from land, 06 Oct 2015 15:55:58 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Joaquin (wah-KEEN') is moving over the open Atlantic far away from land. balloons hit truck, power line at Albuquerque event, 06 Oct 2015 16:05:37 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two hot-air balloons participating in Albuquerque, New Mexico's annual balloon festival have been involved in separate accidents, with one landing on a truck and a second striking a power line. Faso prime minister lashes out at ex-president, 06 Oct 2015 15:19:35 GMTOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's prime minister is lashing out at the country's former president who spent nearly 30 years in power. rebels to delay local elections, 06 Oct 2015 16:05:01 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Officials of the eastern Ukraine regions under the control of Russia-backed separatists say they will postpone local elections that were to be held in the next several weeks, an issue that had impeded progress toward a firm resolution of the conflict.'s knickknacks go on the road to author's hometown, 06 Oct 2015 15:54:35 GMTLOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The eclectic bric-a-brac that comforted and inspired writer Jack Kerouac is going on the road. downgrades forecast for world, emerging market economies, 06 Oct 2015 15:46:21 GMTLIMA, Peru (AP) — China's slowdown and tumbling commodity prices will push global economic growth this year to the lowest level since the recession year 2009, the International Monetary Fund predicted Tuesday. radio host admits to attempted ratings tampering, 06 Oct 2015 16:19:57 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa-based radio host has admitted that he attempted to tamper with ratings by trying to influence the listening habits of a person participating in a Nielsen survey. hauling liquid manure dies in crash; waste spills, 06 Oct 2015 16:02:04 GMTCASTILE, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a 49-year-old man was killed when the liquid manure hauler he was driving crashed on a rural road in western New York, spilling thousands of gallons of animal waste.'Twilight' anniversary edition reverses genders, 06 Oct 2015 15:44:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Call them Edythe and Beau. City investigates reports of dog poisoning at park, 06 Oct 2015 15:24:44 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A popular dog run in a picturesque Mexico City park remains closed following reported cases of dog poisoning. director Chantal Akerman is dead at 65, 06 Oct 2015 15:32:08 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian film director Chantal Akerman, a champion of feminism during the heady days of French filmmaking in the 1970s and beyond, has died. She was 65. member sentenced to probation in resort vandalism, 06 Oct 2015 15:55:14 GMTGAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A member of a now-closed University of Michigan fraternity has been sentenced to two years of probation for a misdemeanor charge connected to vandalism at a ski resort. found inside portable toilet gets arrested on warrants, 06 Oct 2015 15:40:40 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A woman wanted on identity theft charges has been arrested in Oregon after a construction worker lifted the lid of a portable toilet to find her hiding inside. factory supervisor wins $310.5M Powerball ticket, 06 Oct 2015 16:02:54 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — A supervisor at a Michigan fiberglass factory who won a $310.5 million Powerball jackpot immediately quit her "nasty, dirty" job and will build houses for her family. Latest: Prosecutor: Charges show UN hit by corruption, 06 Oct 2015 16:01:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on allegations that former United Nations General Assembly President Josh Ashe accepted bribes to help a Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople gain investments and government contracts (all times local): stock indexes are mixed in midday trading; DuPont jumps, 06 Oct 2015 15:55:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were moving between small gains and losses in midday trading as investors stepped back after a five-day rally. to detail case vs. suspect in contract killings, 06 Oct 2015 16:13:06 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man who acknowledged killing dozens of people across the United States as an enforcer for Mexican drug cartels will hear evidence in court Tuesday that prosecutors say proves he gunned down nine people throughout central California. aside budget travel, meet Chanel's luxury airline, 06 Oct 2015 15:37:12 GMTPARIS (AP) — The sky was the limit in Karl Lagerfeld's aviation-themed Chanel show on Tuesday, which saw an entire airport re-created under the lofty expanse of Paris' Grand Palais. throws out man's NYC conviction in 1990 death of tennis tourist, orders new trial, 06 Oct 2015 15:26:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Judge throws out man's NYC conviction in 1990 death of tennis tourist, orders new trial. Carolina sees sun, but flooding ordeal far from over, 06 Oct 2015 16:18:19 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Carolinas saw sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it could take weeks to recover from being pummeled by a historic rainstorm that caused widespread flooding and 14 deaths. tosses conviction in infamous '90 NYC tourist killing, 06 Oct 2015 16:09:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A man who maintains he was wrongly convicted in a notorious 1990 tourist killing deserves a new trial, a judge said Tuesday, throwing out a verdict in a case that helped crystallize an era of crime and fear in the nation's biggest city. sues after she was punched in head by officer, 06 Oct 2015 15:25:12 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A woman is suing the city of Carlsbad, California, over her July 2013 arrest, which was captured on a cellphone video and showed her being punched in the head by an officer. stock indexes mixed in late morning trade; DuPont jumps, 06 Oct 2015 15:38:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mixed in morning trading Tuesday, taking a pause after five straight days of gains. DuPont's shares soared on news that its embattled CEO would step down, while biotechnology companies sank again. Energy stocks rose as the price of crude oil rose sharply. college searched after report of armed person, 06 Oct 2015 15:38:34 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man reportedly pulled a gun during a confrontation with another man outside a Community College of Philadelphia building, prompting a campus lockdown and a large police response. of 3 teams on agenda when NFL owners meet, 06 Oct 2015 16:05:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will look west (Los Angeles), east (Europe) and south (Mexico) at their fall meetings Wednesday., US plan another talk to avoid air conflicts in Syria, 06 Oct 2015 15:48:27 GMTNAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (AP) — Russia has informed the United States that Moscow is willing to continue talks to ensure that the two countries' aircraft don't interfere with each other over Syria, senior U.S. military officials said Tuesday. Parenthood asks judge to expand Arkansas case, 06 Oct 2015 15:54:18 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is asking a federal judge to expand a ruling that temporarily blocked Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid payments for three patients.