FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:50:01 -07:00Angels' Scioscia downplays report of rift with GM Dipotohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/536238e0ad4348dbbd482392a63f704dWed, 01 Jul 2015 03:28:16 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia downplayed a report of a renewed rift with general manager Jerry Dipoto on Tuesday, insisting the two are "a good team."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/536238e0ad4348dbbd482392a63f704dDemocrats propose 1-month budget; Rauner ready to nix ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1eeaf639fd145aa9478e5eb54da624fWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:20:54 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner appeared ready Tuesday to reject a Democratic proposal aimed at keeping state services functioning for another month, leaving the state without a way to pay bills and leading to questions about what will happen Wednesday morning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1eeaf639fd145aa9478e5eb54da624fWhite House intruders beware: New fence to have metal spikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06d28564bec4922b93b85006bdb1c31Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:37:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says it will install sharp metal spikes on the White House fence after intruders scaled it twice in less than a year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06d28564bec4922b93b85006bdb1c31Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocesehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c729b2c480994272bfd52d5582488e36Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:28:21 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c729b2c480994272bfd52d5582488e36Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF paymenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7815354632774179a7facfd6e3ee163eWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:57:39 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund, deepening fears over whether it will be able to remain in the eurozone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7815354632774179a7facfd6e3ee163eChicago schools make pension payment; 1,400 jobs 'impacted'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f8162b62d1d46e5b835be9afd94c89aWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:14:23 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday 1,400 jobs will be "impacted" after Illinois lawmakers failed to provide relief and the financially struggling district had to borrow money to make a $634 million contribution to its teacher pension funds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f8162b62d1d46e5b835be9afd94c89aArrest order issued for vice president of Honduran Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2936641862474aaa3388062683edacWed, 01 Jul 2015 03:20:14 GMTTEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduras' Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of the vice president of Congress and 15 other people accused of defrauding the country's health care system in a corruption scandal that has sparked large street protests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2936641862474aaa3388062683edacBush tax returns: Big income, big taxes since 1981http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4254887bcf94ed3863c1674085da29bWed, 01 Jul 2015 01:57:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion and paid an effective federal income tax rate of roughly 36 percent in the past three decades, according to tax returns released by his campaign on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4254887bcf94ed3863c1674085da29bOfficials: Firefighters battling blaze at black church in SChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4e76d00070043229567bf2f16d41c77Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:46:30 GMTOfficials say firefighters are trying to extinguish a blaze at a prominent black church in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4e76d00070043229567bf2f16d41c77Moreland hits 2 HRs to lead Rangers past Orioles 8-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea458e79805b4d768a1967463459adb9Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:02:30 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and the Texas Rangers celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea458e79805b4d768a1967463459adb9Police: 141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e20332243f594432aba1f2f53dbef0ceWed, 01 Jul 2015 03:31:32 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in the Indonesian city of Medan jumped to more than 140 on Wednesday, indicating a growing list of victims from the neighborhood where the plane went down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e20332243f594432aba1f2f53dbef0ceMan pleads guilty to using Allenby's credit cards in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5303c6972ef2432dbd4087174de37903Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:44:39 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man pleaded guilty Tuesday to using Robert Allenby's credit cards after the professional golfer said he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5303c6972ef2432dbd4087174de37903Japanese business mood improves despite gloomy datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16f1643eee49418c90d8a8ecb299ba2cWed, 01 Jul 2015 01:39:59 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The mood among big Japanese corporations is unexpectedly upbeat despite recent data showing the recovery appears to be stalling.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16f1643eee49418c90d8a8ecb299ba2cKeuchel dominates again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80ca93379c7d4c78a2e0c21c15bf6047Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:49:12 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80ca93379c7d4c78a2e0c21c15bf6047Service honors last of 9 Charleston church shooting victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d62e443c2994483c9d0c22c414f86812Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:44:45 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Public officials paid tribute to longtime pastor Daniel L. Simmons Sr. in the last of the services for the nine victims of a shooting at a predominantly black Charleston church.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d62e443c2994483c9d0c22c414f86812Family of immigrant killed by Wash. police gets documentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac3ca51ea4b942058da7cabc2adb7eceWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:59:05 GMTPASCO, Wash. (AP) — The family of an unarmed Mexican immigrant fatally shot by police in Pasco, Washington, has been given forensic reports and other documents from the investigation into his death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac3ca51ea4b942058da7cabc2adb7eceSalazar backed by 3 HRs, Indians beat Rays 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfd35bae26384bdd906489a5af0a3faeWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:14:46 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Danny Salazar pitched two-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians backed him with three home runs to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfd35bae26384bdd906489a5af0a3faeGordon's inside-the-park homer helps Marlins beat Giants 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c109f61f60442af97f99e69b65d7489Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:17:10 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Major league batting leader Dee Gordon hit the first inside-the-park homer in the four-year history of Marlins Park, and the three-run shot helped Miami beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c109f61f60442af97f99e69b65d7489Zimmermann sharp as Nationals beat Braves again, 6-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfb26c6afd094b67a1f3abd56cdb8d4fWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:12:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfb26c6afd094b67a1f3abd56cdb8d4fOne-third of world's people still have no proper toiletshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33054c4b9b6a4867b6f21a90c0769cdaWed, 01 Jul 2015 03:24:31 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Toilets are taken for granted in the industrialized West, but still are a luxury for a third of the world's people who have no access to them, according to a report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33054c4b9b6a4867b6f21a90c0769cdaNo bail for Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on rape chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde0b4d51d8d410d9ec86303e8b639a4Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:00:09 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will remain in an Oregon jail on rape and other felony charges after prosecutors said he repeatedly violated a court order by calling and texting the victim with messages that included suicide threats and apologies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde0b4d51d8d410d9ec86303e8b639a4Hendricks, 3 relievers shut down Mets in Cubs' 1-0 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf82b4bd0e4344058ddce360750b1ec5Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:06:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Hendricks outpitched Jonathon Niese in a matchup of feeble offenses, and Matt Szczur provided the one big hit Tuesday night as the Chicago Cubs snapped a five-game skid with a 1-0 victory over the New York Mets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf82b4bd0e4344058ddce360750b1ec5Environmentalists want California to stop offshore frackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14a654bf1374c5a8bb85d30d394347cWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:36:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Environmentalists Tuesday called on Gov. Jerry Brown to halt plans for months of hydraulic fracturing in the waters off Southern California, warning that it could lead to chemical pollution or an oil spill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14a654bf1374c5a8bb85d30d394347cFirst lady hosts Girl Scout campout on White House lawnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/157f5d25ced34701909af8de771db406Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:27:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Some lucky Girl Scouts got the ultimate camping experience Tuesday: an overnight in tents pitched on the White House South Lawn.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/157f5d25ced34701909af8de771db406Plea deal appears to be in works for ex-California senatorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f625c69404147bd9cab12b7c6f707d5Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:32:04 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown may have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f625c69404147bd9cab12b7c6f707d5Mexico: Boy shot in head when gunmen fire on military convoyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa173be115884516b9ce7db8ad8dbc1dWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:34:03 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities in a northern border state say a 7-year-old boy was shot in the head when gunmen fired on a military convoy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa173be115884516b9ce7db8ad8dbc1dA closer look at Jeb Bush's tax returns, personal financeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5969eb887e742e49388fde3979d44caWed, 01 Jul 2015 01:17:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday posted more than three decades of tax returns online, revealing he has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion in 2007 and paid an effective federal income tax rate of 36 percent between 1981 and 2013.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5969eb887e742e49388fde3979d44caFIFA article draws criticism for referring to Morgan's lookshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b5a8cd73a754262968d5d13e5ac8c38Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:18:55 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — Critics took aim at FIFA on social media Tuesday after FIFA.com referenced American forward Alex Morgan's looks in an article posted in advance of the United States' match against Germany in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b5a8cd73a754262968d5d13e5ac8c38Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5525daace95447a9a420bc53269b4319Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:53:16 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5525daace95447a9a420bc53269b4319Sturgeon, Polland share PGA Professional leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d42baa79943340fa9d2a15ff38ff836eWed, 01 Jul 2015 01:58:38 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Grant Sturgeon shot a 1-under 69 on Tuesday at Philadelphia Cricket Club for a share of the third-round lead with Ben Polland in the PGA Professional National Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d42baa79943340fa9d2a15ff38ff836eInvestigator: Removal of Alaska plane wreckage weeks awayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84d5c9fbaf2498eb06708e6766857beWed, 01 Jul 2015 01:31:10 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84d5c9fbaf2498eb06708e6766857beWhite Sox ace Sale strikes out 10 for 8th straight gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/412f1a7e8b824fd48ecb892c1ede0f0dWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:09:58 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — White Sox pitcher Chris Sale has struck out at least 10 for the eighth straight game, matching the best run in major league history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/412f1a7e8b824fd48ecb892c1ede0f0dHawaii lawmaker assaulted at homeless camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35ff4dedefa44cd3b437b80797cbfa23Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:55:38 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii state lawmaker is recovering from injuries after being assaulted at a homeless camp in Honolulu.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35ff4dedefa44cd3b437b80797cbfa23Widow of prominent Ky. defense lawyer sues over his killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dbcac1352be422bab3bbf7e2b8a2835Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:00:03 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Kentucky defense lawyer's widow is suing psychiatrists and a hospital over their treatment of a patient who pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the lawyer's fatal shooting last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dbcac1352be422bab3bbf7e2b8a2835Black church in South Carolina on fire; cause not yet knownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b61eb40d031476981370e4ae09ae279Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:16:18 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Firefighters are trying to extinguish a blaze at a prominent black church in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b61eb40d031476981370e4ae09ae279US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0e9f015532497bb7deb7d768a226edWed, 01 Jul 2015 03:04:29 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and shutting out the noise of more than 51,000 anxious fans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0e9f015532497bb7deb7d768a226edPaul is first major-party candidate to court pot donorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bcf4f73fb348e79fd2d0774f7892f8Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:59:13 GMTDENVER (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul courted donors from the new marijuana industry Tuesday, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bcf4f73fb348e79fd2d0774f7892f8Top Obama aides knew about Clinton's private email in 2009http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ec5afe5dd3d4733b0df6bab9a672e93Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:39:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Obama administration officials knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ec5afe5dd3d4733b0df6bab9a672e9310 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4af3ef2b6b5c40cb8e836c8d5795b776Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:09:58 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4af3ef2b6b5c40cb8e836c8d5795b776Family of immigrant killed by police gets documentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cacbdb437454367898e122852085bd2Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:47:06 GMTPASCO, Wash. (AP) — The family of an unarmed Mexican immigrant who was fatally shot by police in Washington state has been given forensic reports and other documents from the investigation into his death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cacbdb437454367898e122852085bd2Keuchel dominate again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b74ef4c349d845ccb2810e8373530b5dWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:37:12 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b74ef4c349d845ccb2810e8373530b5dOrtiz and Bradley HR, Red Sox top Toronto for 3rd win in rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33403e940f774437bd3da0e20d3fefceWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:29:36 GMTTORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit solo home runs, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six solid innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33403e940f774437bd3da0e20d3fefceAuthorities: Gay slur carved into Utah man's arm was stagedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a7c73257e94f7a9f871e1029544502Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:36:05 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who reported someone beat him and carved a homophobic slur into his arm staged the attacks, authorities in rural Utah said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a7c73257e94f7a9f871e1029544502Federal judge rules Maui County ban on GMO crops invalidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f61608657d44c2b82b65264c6edae9Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:24:13 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal and state law and invalid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f61608657d44c2b82b65264c6edae9China's manufacturing weak in June, more jobs cuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3238f5caed4cb3a8a50c20aff7f9dcWed, 01 Jul 2015 03:23:44 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Two surveys show China's manufacturing was weak in June and employers cut more jobs in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd3238f5caed4cb3a8a50c20aff7f9dcUSOC leaders stay course, stick with Boston's troubled bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d7f39cbc1c742f98c9b0f74611fa20dWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:53:35 GMTREDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest could be as tough as actually landing the games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d7f39cbc1c742f98c9b0f74611fa20dState Department to release Clinton emails on Tuesday nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7770332f5e5a44959d44a25cb2f0336bWed, 01 Jul 2015 01:12:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has released roughly 3,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's correspondence from 2009, her first year as the nation's top diplomat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7770332f5e5a44959d44a25cb2f0336bIndonesia police official says 141 bodies recovered from military plane crash in Medanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1233135d60c24768801b009e4de7d485Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:25:36 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia police official says 141 bodies recovered from military plane crash in Medan .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1233135d60c24768801b009e4de7d485Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65907cc979204b179fe3f22a5b559ba6Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:23:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who's become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends that rarified world, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday — the first African-American woman to reach that status in the company's 75-year history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65907cc979204b179fe3f22a5b559ba6Smoking ban seems cause of 15-hour Australian prison riothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5eaef72d7904dc3aabcbbc508348985Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:54:41 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities on Wednesday ended a 15-hour prison riot involving up to 300 inmates in Melbourne suspected to have been triggered by a ban on smoking.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5eaef72d7904dc3aabcbbc508348985