FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:24:29 -08:002 Texas researchers under fire for Planned Parenthood studyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4931353ac6c744ff85aadb75d3fc4782Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:09:15 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two state health researchers in Texas are under fire for co-authoring a study suggesting what Republican leaders have long disputed: cuts to Planned Parenthood are restricting access to women's health care.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4931353ac6c744ff85aadb75d3fc4782All-male panel in Utah votes to keep sales tax on tamponshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df3dd0d162334e19b8088cb14627e484Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:13:48 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah committee of all-male lawmakers has voted to keep the sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products despite an international push to remove it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df3dd0d162334e19b8088cb14627e484Coast Guard helps fishermen after boat fire south of Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/212e5223a9684ef0910a9466a7e6d849Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:35:42 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard airplane was heading south of Hawaii on Wednesday to help 42 people who abandoned their fishing vessel after it caught fire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/212e5223a9684ef0910a9466a7e6d849The Latest: Bush says he won't blame Obama for problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc04ba30dbdf487e80d5c0f354d2a015Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:39:27 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc04ba30dbdf487e80d5c0f354d2a015Alabama holds off slumping No. 15 Texas A&M, 63-62http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48a6d0c9f1324458835b132fed01a552Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:07:55 GMTTUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama held off a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies' third straight loss.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48a6d0c9f1324458835b132fed01a552Friend of Texas man shot by police wants public's attentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7768822a9174d5d89a218d9679ca35fThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:58:08 GMTDALLAS (AP) — The friend of an unarmed man fatally shot by a San Antonio officer said he will try to keep a spotlight on a case that police are still investigating.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7768822a9174d5d89a218d9679ca35fAustralian deputy prime minister announces retirementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57c4112d23264be085798fbc502ee980Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:07:31 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deputy prime minister announced his retirement Thursday, with the prime minister likely to announce a cabinet reshuffle before elections due this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57c4112d23264be085798fbc502ee980Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1ebb9f2c4f432ca3b71ebd2b34cd63Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:07:23 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, the U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Here is a timeline of key events that followed the Aug. 9. 2014 shooting of Michael Brown:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1ebb9f2c4f432ca3b71ebd2b34cd63Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/834eb26d1df249828319f59991de724cThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:20:30 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/834eb26d1df249828319f59991de724cMan suspected of wounding 3 after basketball game arraignedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b807abf546d4c0481405449af49d02dThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:12:24 GMTMUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old suspect shot and wounded three people, including two students, after a high school basketball game in western Michigan before a sheriff's deputy shot and wounded him, authorities said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b807abf546d4c0481405449af49d02dLawsuit of man who questioned police shootings dismissedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a0e0c9e7dbc44aebb4313a63948ad85Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:54:05 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former investigator for Chicago's Independent Police Review Authority, which investigates police shootings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a0e0c9e7dbc44aebb4313a63948ad85Kobe reflects on LeBron before final matchup in Clevelandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec694f7e44f046caa6010d121ba627e9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:19:01 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Kobe Bryant remembers giving a pair of his sneakers to LeBron James as a gift and offering the teenager some advice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec694f7e44f046caa6010d121ba627e9Shot that killed baby likely meant for gang-member fatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3127ad08d4fa488c82ce9c9295a1e095Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:23:19 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib at home in Compton was struck in the head and killed by a bullet likely meant for her gang-member father, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3127ad08d4fa488c82ce9c9295a1e095Love gets an earlier start on knowing Ryder Cup teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f45f0c28f3284feeaf656eeb4ad85bbaThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:21:08 GMTPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Ryder Cup team traditionally starts to take shape at the Memorial when the top players are invited to one of the cottages at Muirfield Village to be fitted for uniforms. Davis Love III wants to get an earlier start in his second stint as captain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f45f0c28f3284feeaf656eeb4ad85bbaFemale tiger killed by mating partner at Sacramento Zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/536cbb31c6b64a01924f5d0df92a842cThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:14:26 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sumatran female tiger was killed at the Sacramento Zoo by her mating partner Wednesday after the two felines were put in the same enclosure for breeding, zoo officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/536cbb31c6b64a01924f5d0df92a842cConcern over health of Guantanamo prisoner in 9/11 casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40e59cabb3f146fe9fa9f8c7373a4c68Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:02:08 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Amnesty International has taken up the cause of a Guantanamo prisoner who is said to be in declining health as he awaits trial for his alleged role in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40e59cabb3f146fe9fa9f8c7373a4c68Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f2645d142f44348b71737280f4dabdeThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:07:24 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state — a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f2645d142f44348b71737280f4dabdeWhite House: Scrap drilling revenue sharing with Gulf stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d481c08aa0ae4fbc8e896d572809c33fThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:32:48 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's U.S. senators and environmental groups are blasting the White House for proposing to help Alaska deal with rising seas by taking money away from similar efforts along the Gulf Coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d481c08aa0ae4fbc8e896d572809c33fMinneapolis police shooting case goes to prosecutorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f25ac58f524d4fd38b01d884d072a4ccThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:45:21 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota authorities announced Wednesday that they have completed their investigation into the November fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police officers, and prosecutors are now reviewing the case for possible charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f25ac58f524d4fd38b01d884d072a4ccLauren Jackson to wait until March to decide on Rio Gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6226a759f0d4e9baf3e8b9c4418c085Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:15:36 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Former WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson will wait until March to make a final decision on whether to play in her fifth Olympics for Australia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6226a759f0d4e9baf3e8b9c4418c0857 innocents spend time in jail for new TV showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ff91a153a2845318f86f09f86ab2523Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:20:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail and have their experiences filmed for an A&E Network series, "60 Days In," that will air starting next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ff91a153a2845318f86f09f86ab2523Seoul: N. Korean leader Kim had his military chief executedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8fb1222d7324c58a090fbab794a1a4bThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:57:29 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8fb1222d7324c58a090fbab794a1a4bLow snow causes havoc again with Iditarodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce165b5ee2574794a897a3bc097fef46Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:55:40 GMTWASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Another low snow year in Alaska is playing havoc with the world's most famous sled dog race, at least for the start.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce165b5ee2574794a897a3bc097fef462 killed in shooting at Alabama law firm, accounting officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9602b72c34e409f95ecdf61c8ce9e0fThu, 11 Feb 2016 02:16:35 GMTHAMILTON, Ala. (AP) — A gunman fatally shot two people, one a former business partner, at a law firm and a nearby accountant's office in western Alabama on Wednesday morning, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9602b72c34e409f95ecdf61c8ce9e0f2 people killed in Tulare County small plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5670e87666848dd9cd7dd5995b3e66aThu, 11 Feb 2016 02:03:44 GMTSPRINGVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say two people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed near Springville in Tulare County.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5670e87666848dd9cd7dd5995b3e66aMADD: Car-locking systems stopped 1.77 million drunk drivershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a242e44837d54ad1b6f07fbd0469c55dThu, 11 Feb 2016 02:08:34 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Car-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said in a first-of-its-kind report on the devices nationwide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a242e44837d54ad1b6f07fbd0469c55dThe Latest: Sheriff: 67-year-old man killed 2 deputieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d55283b50bfe49b6a2bbe10616fb593bThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:53:23 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two sheriff's deputies and another person (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d55283b50bfe49b6a2bbe10616fb593b10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a35fe9fbfa9b4d2dbc00b01c676508d5Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:02:43 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a35fe9fbfa9b4d2dbc00b01c676508d5Ozzie Guillen to manage in native Venezuela next winterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7b988cfe6684f3aad270f25762de550Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:37:21 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ozzie Guillen, who led the Chicago White Sox to the 2005 World Series title, was hired Wednesday to manage the La Guaira Sharks of the Venezuelan Winter League next offseason.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7b988cfe6684f3aad270f25762de550Trial over gallery's fake paintings ends with settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43a0781a91404e138d94222cfcf10d96Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:47:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A civil trial exposing the ugly underbelly of New York's art world ended with a settlement just as the once highly respected president of a gallery was to testify Wednesday about selling forged fakes of modern masters for millions of dollars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43a0781a91404e138d94222cfcf10d96Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/565f313dd1734a1cb20c3677c88f384eThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:59:21 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/565f313dd1734a1cb20c3677c88f384eTesla's 4Q net loss doubles but shares up on outlookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f959ffd84ae74e40a2c01ebe7814efa7Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:29:59 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors posted its 11th straight quarterly loss Wednesday, and its results badly missed Wall Street's forecasts. But the electric car maker's shares soared anyway on news that its lower-priced Model 3 sedan is on schedule to be released next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f959ffd84ae74e40a2c01ebe7814efa7Biden seeks input for cancer 'moonshot' at Duke Universityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf597a62d7fa47e1a97bd516abcf98bfThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:25:12 GMTDURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With an ambitious funding request pending before Congress, Vice President Joe Biden sought Wednesday to fill out the White House's cancer "moonshot" with input from doctors and researchers at a hub for medical innovation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf597a62d7fa47e1a97bd516abcf98bf2 deputies, suspect dead in suburban shopping area gunfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d5398f6cd9445acb01d90c2d136642eThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:58:33 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — A gunman fatally shot a sheriff's deputy inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout nearby, authorities and witnesses said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d5398f6cd9445acb01d90c2d136642eThe Latest: Ex-sheriff's attorney to ask for no prison timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af7b52c4de5442508de1171afae92d1dThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:21:15 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's agreement to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af7b52c4de5442508de1171afae92d1dUSOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zikahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cd1c7fd0a44a6094a0bb8cc0b52d99Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:03:27 GMTThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cd1c7fd0a44a6094a0bb8cc0b52d99Judge: new order against enforcing Louisiana abortion lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497811dbc1ee403c8c3ab481a6015304Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:34:50 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing a law that he says would keep most women from getting abortions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497811dbc1ee403c8c3ab481a6015304North Carolina's NCAA academic case stuck in holding patternhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87dc98bbcd124fd984ef25ef9c6e3ad6Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:41:37 GMTCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's long-running academic fraud scandal case seems stuck in procedural limbo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87dc98bbcd124fd984ef25ef9c6e3ad6School bus, car collide in Riverside County, injuring 22http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47897722fe4e4f49bcd014348065c751Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:18:30 GMTMENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus and a car have collided in Riverside County, injuring 22 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47897722fe4e4f49bcd014348065c751USC AD Pat Haden suffers episode of light-headednesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53b652b2b46443b0a97420320fb9348bThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:34:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Outgoing Southern California athletic director Pat Haden became faint on campus Wednesday and was hospitalized to undergo tests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53b652b2b46443b0a97420320fb9348bCudlitz's 'Walking Dead' 'stache has its own Twitter accounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/627f31e47c474c158469dbc4217c8088Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:02:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — On "The Walking Dead," Michael Cudlitz's character, Abraham Ford, is known for his bright red hair and distinctive Fu Manchu-like mustache.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/627f31e47c474c158469dbc4217c8088New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d306e821060248cf8294c330ed3ee544Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:27:59 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president "without an ounce of regret" on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d306e821060248cf8294c330ed3ee544Prosecutor: Ex-LA sheriff to plead guilty in corruption casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/258790a5d878476397a90a9d4ba10ed1Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:48:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal authorities investigating corruption in the department, a probe that tarnished his long career and appeared to trigger his abrupt retirement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/258790a5d878476397a90a9d4ba10ed1Kukushkin upsets 5th-seeded Denis Kudla in Memphis Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ef71de68518466da84b4effa889ec82Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:07:48 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin upset fifth-seeded Denis Kudla 6-1, 7-5 on Wednesday in the second round of the Memphis Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ef71de68518466da84b4effa889ec82Familiar Stars Hollow faces back for 'Gilmore Girls' reboothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fef41f3a1a8149a4b0ca3a2dee5a9829Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:34:19 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the "Gilmore Girls" reboot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fef41f3a1a8149a4b0ca3a2dee5a9829Defense begins case in trial against polygamous townshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88004763524c4e8dae8ebf043975b8f4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:30:21 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah accused of functioning as an arm of a polygamous church said Wednesday that he has never discriminated based on religion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88004763524c4e8dae8ebf043975b8f4Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6700effc97124deb988621debc3c5abfThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:28:55 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing Wednesday from another person who was shot that night and called for Sirhan's release.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6700effc97124deb988621debc3c5abfDisappearing act: Twitter reports flatlining user growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7c10e62deab403c9d3ddffbf18839dbThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:24:44 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. But it's starting to look more like a novelty stand as the masses flock to other services that strike a more personal chord.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7c10e62deab403c9d3ddffbf18839dbEx-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa28059e3fbe44b69fcfbd6b64a44463Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:24:12 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of McAllen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa28059e3fbe44b69fcfbd6b64a44463Army pays woman $820,000 to settle sexual harassment casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4482f501cac948d8a88101e2fb025ff0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:01:40 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Army has paid $820,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former military police trainee who says she was fired after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor, defense lawyers said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4482f501cac948d8a88101e2fb025ff0