FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 09 Feb 2016 16:38:21 -08:002nd outside report says Mexico students not burned at dump, 09 Feb 2016 23:18:47 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A group of Argentine forensic experts says it has determined there is no biological or physical evidence to conclude that 43 students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014 were incinerated at a trash dump as government investigators initially said. panel backs lower-cost version of J&J's top-selling drug, 09 Feb 2016 23:01:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health advisers on Tuesday endorsed a lower-cost version of Johnson & Johnson's blockbuster Remicade, a pricey biotech medicine used to treat a number of inflammatory diseases. Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold, 09 Feb 2016 23:24:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. opposition threatens criminal justice overhaul, 09 Feb 2016 23:42:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of Senate Republicans on Tuesday dealt a severe blow to prospects for overhauling the criminal justice system in Congress this year, with one lawmaker calling the bipartisan legislation championed by President Barack Obama and some prominent conservatives "a massive social experiment in criminal leniency." founding EU nations commit to the original unity goals, 09 Feb 2016 22:54:01 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The six founding nations of the European Union on Tuesday stressed their commitment to seek an "ever closer union" ahead of next week's summit where Britain is expected to seek a new agreement to help convince a skeptical public to remain part of the EU. costumes, beads, music, New Orleans marks Fat Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 22:32:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dressed in elaborate costumes, dancing to the beat of brass bands and clamoring for beads from passing floats, thousands of people gathered in the streets of New Orleans to mark the culmination of the famous Mardi Gras celebration Tuesday. experts: North Korea continues to evade UN sanctions, 09 Feb 2016 23:56:59 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say North Korea is continuing to evade U.N. sanctions, using airlines, ships, and the international financial system to trade in prohibited items for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs raising important questions about the sanctions regime. Latest: Outside group spending big in SC, Nev. for Rubio, 09 Feb 2016 23:41:04 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest developments from the 2016 presidential campaign, with the focus Tuesday on the New Hampshire primary (all times local):, not armchair 'Serial' detectives, to decide retrial, 09 Feb 2016 23:09:58 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Prompted by a podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives, a judge will now decide whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted as a teenager of murdering his high school girlfriend. aims for victory in NH after Iowa disappointment, 09 Feb 2016 23:49:50 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump battled for his first electoral win in New Hampshire on Tuesday as his Republican rivals pinned their hopes on a strong second-place finish, looking to break from the pack and ensure the survival of their campaigns. Court agrees to halt enforcement of sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved., 09 Feb 2016 23:24:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court agrees to halt enforcement of sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. .'s top programs for Feb. 1-7, 09 Feb 2016 22:36:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 1-7. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. Latest: Michigan governor proposes $195M more for Flint, 09 Feb 2016 22:18:44 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — The latest on developments in the lead contamination of Flint's water (all times local): Davis obeying orders in gay marriage case, judges rules, 09 Feb 2016 22:49:00 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ruled that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has obeyed his orders in the months since she spent five nights in jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages. State Museum unveils mallet tied to Abraham Lincoln, 09 Feb 2016 23:15:35 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A wooden mallet inlaid with the initials "A.L" was made by Abraham Lincoln, who used it during his Indiana youth to make furniture, Indiana State Museum officials said Tuesday in unveiling the artifact that had been a family's secret heirloom for five generations. Highlights, 09 Feb 2016 23:06:59 GMT___ seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' tech, 09 Feb 2016 22:13:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computers systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity. files lawsuit seeking video from fatal police shooting, 09 Feb 2016 22:06:52 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Minneapolis NAACP filed a lawsuit Tuesday in hopes of forcing authorities to release video footage from the night a black man was fatally shot by police. Latest: Sanders, Clinton set for Las Vegas town hall, 09 Feb 2016 23:55:53 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest developments from the 2016 presidential campaign, with the focus Tuesday on the New Hampshire primary (all times local):, woman out on bond after arrest with Los Angeles inmate, 09 Feb 2016 22:38:52 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a man and woman accused of harboring a murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Los Angeles jail last month are out on bond.'s error could set man free without trial for murder, 09 Feb 2016 23:23:35 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who was charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 75-year-old woman may walk free, all because of a mistake made by a superior court judge. urges president to commute harsh sentence he imposed, 09 Feb 2016 22:27:34 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former federal judge who gave a Utah music producer 55 years in prison for bringing guns to marijuana deals asked the president to commute the sentence Tuesday, the latest appeal in a case held up as an example of problems with mandatory minimum sentencing laws. News Guide: Many choices, late decisions as NH votes, 09 Feb 2016 23:56:05 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire voters are putting their big imprint on the 2016 presidential race, a ritual that began 100 years ago with the state's first primary, and for some of them it was a confounding choice capped by a decision in the final minutes. police: Swiss man dies while skydiving in Arizona, 09 Feb 2016 23:54:52 GMTELOY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Swiss man has died while skydiving in Eloy, about 60 miles south of Phoenix. approves bill to tighten control on VA construction, 09 Feb 2016 22:19:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Tuesday approved a bill to increase oversight and management of large construction projects at the Department of Veterans Affairs after a new VA hospital outside Denver tripled original cost estimates. suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch, 09 Feb 2016 23:02:57 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Los Angeles Clippers will dock the star forward's pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand. Latest: FBI chief says encryption blocks investigations, 09 Feb 2016 22:52:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local): hands over hours of audio in Masonic temple case, 09 Feb 2016 22:41:07 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal prosecutor handed over hundreds of hours of audio recordings Tuesday to an attorney defending a man accused of plotting to shoot up a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam. Latest: Jury sent home for day in NYPD officer's trial, 09 Feb 2016 22:33:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man to death in a dark stairwell in 2014 (all times local): claims that coach, Ohio school ignored rape allegation, 09 Feb 2016 23:52:42 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A student and former softball player at Kent State University said in a federal lawsuit Tuesday that her coach tried to cover up allegations the player was raped and that university officials failed to follow school policy and federal law after the woman reported being attacked. wildfires threaten homes; smoke risky for drivers, 09 Feb 2016 23:24:49 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Grass fires pushed along by 35 mph wind gusts have forced an elementary school to keep some of its children after hours as a wildfire risk threatened Oklahoma ahead of its annual tornado season. adds to unfair labor practices allegations at Volkswagen, 09 Feb 2016 22:43:08 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers alleges that Volkswagen has failed to consult with a newly elected maintenance workers union on a range of issues from vending machine prices to out-of-pocket prescription drug costs despite a union victory at the plant in December. look at Obama's final budget proposal, 09 Feb 2016 23:29:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here's a look at each agency and department: Latest: Court refuses to change mind on new districts, 09 Feb 2016 22:19:32 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on appeals involving a federal court decision directing North Carolina legislators to redraw congressional maps (all times local): costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter, 09 Feb 2016 23:31:26 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and it's coming off a round of layoffs. As more people cut the cord to watch programming online, its perch on top of the pay TV empire is looking unsteady at best. of unarmed man fatally shot in back is suing police, 09 Feb 2016 23:38:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot in the back by a Los Angeles police officer last year sued the city and its police chief Tuesday, saying the death is emblematic of a culture of excessive force. owner buys historic Waggoner Ranch, largest in US, 09 Feb 2016 23:21:03 GMTVERNON, Texas (AP) — A billionaire sports mogul has purchased a Texas mega-ranch that has been operated by one family for nearly a century. Shkreli sued by artist over Wu-Tang Clan album, 09 Feb 2016 23:27:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others Tuesday over the use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album, saying he never expected portraits he posted on a fan blog two years ago to be used without his permission. oppose delay of their trials in Freddie Gray case, 09 Feb 2016 22:33:45 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Two Baltimore police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case are opposing the state's motion to delay their trials until appellate courts decide whether another officer can be compelled to testify against them. Review critical of workplace safety policy, 09 Feb 2016 23:48:09 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An inspection has found the state child welfare agency's safety policy didn't have comprehensive measures to protect employees from workplace assaults when a social worker was shot dead outside her office building last August. alleges Tennessee has 'hostile sexual environment', 09 Feb 2016 23:25:57 GMTKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a group of women alleges that the University of Tennessee has violated Title IX regulations and created a "hostile sexual environment" through a policy of indifference toward assaults by student-athletes. NYC Ballet principal dancer Violette Verdy, 82, dies, 09 Feb 2016 23:54:09 GMTBLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University says Violette Verdy, a distinguished professor who was principal dancer for New York City Ballet for 20 years and former artistic director of the Paris Opera Ballet and Boston Ballet, has died. She was 82. case delayed over classified information dispute, 09 Feb 2016 23:01:16 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals has temporarily halted the desertion case against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off an outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, while it considers a dispute between the sides about how to handle classified information. admin says it won't use Ebola funding to combat Zika, 09 Feb 2016 23:44:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it does not want to use money Congress provided to fight the Ebola virus to combat the Zika virus and mosquitoes that spread it. with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru, 09 Feb 2016 23:12:59 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon. T25-UConn-South Carolina story, 09 Feb 2016 22:51:52 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a story Feb. 8 on the women's basketball game between No. 1 UConn and No. 2 South Carolina, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Conecticut coach as Gene Auriemma. Story should have said Geno Auriemma. counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possible, 09 Feb 2016 22:42:48 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday. Segregate rechargeable battery shipments on planes, 09 Feb 2016 23:16:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The government should require that air shipments of rechargeable batteries be separated from other flammable cargo to prevent uncontrollable fires that can destroy planes, the chairman of a federal accident investigations board said Tuesday. bill could stop removal of Confederate monuments, 09 Feb 2016 22:06:13 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As some southern cities mull taking down the Confederate monuments that dot the Old South, an Alabama legislator wants to stop their ability to do so. Number of Haitians needing food aid spikes amid drought, 09 Feb 2016 23:20:30 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Drought-stricken Haiti is grappling with its most serious food crisis in 15 years as the number of people in need of urgent food aid has recently spiked, the head of the U.N. World Food Program's country office said Tuesday.